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1817 Lewis Armistead (North Carolina-born Confederate General) North Carolina Military Figures American Civil War History Channel
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2001 Dale Earnhardt (North Carolina-born Auto Race Driver) Dale Earnhardt Daytona, Florida Auto Racing Daytona 500 History Channel
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1973 Richard Petty Wins the Daytona 500 in Front of 103,000 Spectators Daytona Beach, Florida North Carolina Sports Figures Auto Racing Daytona 500 History Channel
1979 Richard Petty Wins the Daytona 500 Daytona Beach, Florida North Carolina Sports Figures Auto Racing Daytona 500 New York Times
2001 Dale Earnhardt Sr. Is Killed in a Crash on the Last Lap of the 43rd Daytona 500 Daytona, Florida Dale Earnhardt Auto Racing Daytona 500 History Channel

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