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1815 Crawford W. Long (Georgia-born Physician/Pioneer of Anesthesia: Namesake of Crawford County, Georgia) Georgia Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Research University of Georgia
1935 Gary Player (South African Member of the World Golf Hall of Fame) Gary Player World Golf Hall of Fame
1960 Fernando Valenzuela (Mexican-born Professional Baseball Player) Fernando Valenzuela Baseball
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1947 Man o' War (Race Horse) Horse Racing
1999 Walter Payton (Mississippi-born African-American Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Walter Payton African-American Sports Figures Football Hall of Fame
1902 Playing in Chicago, Michigan's Football Team Breaks Wisconsin's 17-game Winning Streak Chicago University of Michigan University of Wisconsin Football Wisconsin Historical Society
1947 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 233 in Central Peru Peru Earthquake Death USGS
1959 Jacques Plante Is First NHL Goalie to Routinely Wear a Mask Ice Hockey Historic First Sports Illustrated Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
1966 Apple Jacks Trademark Registered Foods and Nutrition Patents & Trademarks Apple Jacks U.S. Patents & Trademarks Office

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