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1911 Bessie Blout Griffin (Virginia-born African-American Physical Therapist, Inventor, Forensic Scientist) Virginia Scientists & Mathematicians Health Care Special Education Inventors and Inventions World War II African-Ameerican Scientists & Mathematicians African American Heritage
1931 Jean Harris (Virginia-born African-American Physician, Mayor of Eden Prairie, Minnesota) Virginia Mathematicians and Scientists Eden Prairie, Minnesota Health Care Professions African-Ameerican Political and Social Leaders African American Heritage
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2003 Warren Spahn (New York-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) New York Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame University of Georgia
1960 Wilt Chamberlain Grabs 55 Rebounds in One NBA Game Wilt Chamberlain Basketball Hall of Fame African American Sports Figures PBS
1976 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Destroys the Town of Muradiye, Turkey: 5,291 Die Turkey Earthquakes Death USGS

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