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1922 Christian Barnard (South African Surgeon: Pioneer in Heart Transplants) Christian Barnard Medical Research The Heart
1942 Angel Cordero, Jr. (Puerto Rican Latin-American Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Angel Cordero, Jr. Horse Racing Hall of Fame Famous Latin Americans
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1895 Wilhelm Röntgen Observes the First Evidence of X-rays Wilhelm Röntgen Radiation 1901 Nobel Laureate for Physics Penn State University
1913 A 3-Day Storm Hits the Great Lakes, Killing 251 People and Sinking 17 Boats Naval History Storms Death Minnesota Historical Society
1970 New Orleans Saints Tom Dempsey's 63-yard Field Goal Sets Professional Football Record Football National Football League Special Needs Education New York Times
1983 5.0 Magnitude Earthquake Kills One Person in Belgium Belgium Earthquake Death USGS

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