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Sandwich Day
(Commemorates the birth date of John Montagu, Earl of Sandwich: 11/03/1718)
Foods & Nutrition Jack-in-the-Box
1908 Bronislav "Bronko" Nagurski (Canadian-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Canadian Sports Figures Football Hall of Fame
1918 Bob Feller (Iowa-born Member of the Baseball Football Hall of Fame) Bob Feller Baseball Hall of Fame
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1706 Earthquake Kills 15,000 in Italy Italy Earthquakes Death USGS
1899 James J. Jeffries Defeats Tom Sharkey for World Heavyweight Championship California Sports Figures Boxing Hall of Fame New York Times
1966 President Johnson Signs Bill Mandating "Truth in Packaging" Supermarket Goods Lyndon Johnson Foods and Nutrition Propaganda Business History Channel
1989 The Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Team Plays Its First Game, Losing to the Seattle Supersonics, 106-94 Minnesota Sports Figures Seattle, Washington Basketball NBA Historic Firsts Minnesota Historical Society
1992 Hall of Fame Football Player Alan Page Is the First African-American Elected to the State Supreme Court of Minnesota Minnesota Supreme Court Ohio Sports Figures Law and Legal Reources Politics and Elections Professional Football Hall of Fame African-American Political and Social Leaders Historic Firsts Minnesota Historical Society
1995 Typhoon Angela Kills 880 People in the Philippines The Philippines Typhoons & Hurricanes Death New York Times
1998 Former Pro Wrestler Jesse ''The Body'' Ventura Elected Governor of Minnesota Minnesota Wrestling Politics and Elections CNN

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