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DECEMBER 17

Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2008 Sammy Baugh (Texas-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Sammy Baugh Professional Football Hall of Fame
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1933 The Chicago Bears Defeat the New York Giants 23-21 to Win the NFL Championship at Wrigley Field Chicago Sports Figures New York Sports Figures Football NFL New York Times
1942 In Minneapolis, the Elizabeth Kenny Institute for the Treatment of Infantile Paralysis Is Dedicated in Honor of the Australian Nurse Australian Scientists & Mathematicians Minneapolis, Minnesota Polio Minnestoa Historical Society
1966 At the University of Minnesota Hospitals, Doctors Perform the World's First Successful Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Minnesota Medical Research Anatomy Historic Firsts University of Minnesota Hospitals Minnestoa Historical Society
1974 The 1,000,000th U.S. Trademark Is Issued to Cumberland Packing Corporation for the G Clef and Staff Design Used on "Sweet'n Low" Trademarks & Patents Sweet'n Low USPTO
1975 The NAACP Presents Its Annual Spingarn Medal to Baseball Player Hank Aaron Hank Aaron Baseball Hall of Fame African-American Heritage NAACP University Georgia

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