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1809 Oliver Wendell Holmes (Massachusetts-born Physician, Poet, Essayist and Humorist) Massachusetts Authors Medicine Poetry
1876 Charles F. Kettering (Ohio-born Engineer, Inventor, Automotives Pioneer) Charles F. Kettering Automobiles Business & Economics Inventors & Inventions
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1893 Whitcomb Judson Patents the Zipper Simple Machines Patents & Trademarks Inventors & Inventions U.S. Patent Office
1911 Last Living Stone-Age American Indian Is Found in California California Native-American Studies Anthropology & Archaeology History Channel
1942 Japan Refuses Red Cross Supplies for U.S. Prisoners of War Japan The Red Cross World War II History Channel
1965 U.S. Gemini 5 Splashes Down with Astronauts Cooper & Conrad Aboard Space Exploration Charles Conrad Gordon Cooper CNN
2005 Hurricane Katrina Devastates New Orleans, Southern Louisiana, Alabama &Mississippi New Orleans Alabama Missisippi Hurricane Katrina Flooding Death

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