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1903 Johnny Blood (Wisconsin-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Wisconsin Sports Figures Professional Football Hall of Fame Wisconsin Historical Society
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1703 Most Destructive Hurricane in England's Recorded History Kills Many and Levels Eddystone Lighthouse England Hurricanes Eddystone Lighthouse Death Chambers Book of Days History Channel Greenwich Guide
1945 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 4,000 in Ormara, Baluchistan, and Karachi, India India Earthquakes Death USGS
1951 16-year-old Hosea Richardson Is the First Licensed African-American Jockey in the State of Florida Florida Sports Figures Horse Racing Historic Firsts African-American Sports Figures Florida Historical Society
1953 Roy Campanella Is Named National League MVP for the Second Time in Three Years Roy Campanella Baseball Hall of Fame Special Education African American Sports Figures Los Angeles Dodgers
1960 NHL Hockey Player Gordie Howe Scores His 1,000th Point Canadian Sports Figures NHL State of Michigan

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