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1825 Jean-Martin Charcot (Paris-born Pioneer in the Field of Psychiatry) Parisian Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Research Psychology
Sports Figures
1927 Vince Scully (New York-born Baseball Broadcaster: Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) New York Sports Figures Sportscaster Baseball Hall of Fame
1927 Mariano Rivera (Panamanian Professional Baseball Player) Panamanian Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1890 Navy Wins First Army-Navy Game 24-0 at West Point, NY New York Football Historic Firsts New York Times Merriam-Webster
1934 Detroit Lions Begin Thanksgiving Day Tradition in 19-16 Loss to Chicago Bears Detroit Football Thanksgiving Day National Football League
1942 Coffee Added to the List of U.S. Food Rations Foods World War II History Channel
1944 Dr. Alfred Blalock (Johns Hopkins) Performs the Successful "Blue Baby" Operation Georgia Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Research Child Health Care The Heart Historic Firsts University of Georgia
1975 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake in Hawaii Causes Tsunami That Result in Death & Injuries Hawaii Earthquakes Tsunami Death USGS
1978 7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Centered in Oaxaca, Mexico Kills 8 Mexico Earthquakes Death USGS
1997 Eddie Robinson Finishes 56-year Career as Grambling Football Coach Eddie Robinson College Football Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures Grambling State University
1998 7.8 Magnitude Ceram Sea Earthquake Causes 40+ Deaths on Indonesia's Sula Islands Indonesia Earthquakes Death USGS

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