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Sports Figures
1963 Zina Garrison (Texas-born African-American Professional Tennis Player) Zina Garrison Tennis African American Sports Figures
1964 Dwight Gooden (Florida-born African-American Baseball Player) Florida Sports Figures Baseball African American Sports Figures
1977 Oksana Baiul (Ukrainian Olympic Figure Skater) Ukranian Sports Figures Figure Skating The Olympic Games
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1912 Knee Injury Ends College Football Career of Future President Dwight Eisenhower President Eisenhower Football USA Today
1915 Ravensdale Coal Mine Explosion Kills 31 Men in Washington Washington Death History Link
1931 The Chicago Bears' Joe Lintzenich Gets Off a 94-yard Punt Against the New York Giants Football NFL USA Today
1957 Notre Dame Ends Oklahoma's 47-game Winning Streak with 7-0 Victory Football USA Today New York Times
Boston Celtic's Bill Russell Pulls Down in 111-89 Win Against the Warriors Basketball Hall of Fame NBA USA Today
1982 5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Kills One in Albania Albania Earthquake Death USGS
NFL and Players Union Reach Agreement Ending 57-day Strike Football NFL Labor and Labor Day New York Times
1983 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Injures Six in Hawaii Hawaii Earthquake USGS
English Football Fans Riot in Luxembourg Luxembourg Great Britain Soccer BBC
1995 Britain's 95-year-old Queen Mother Has Right Hip Replaced Great Britain Queen Mother Health Care BBC

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