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Historical Events

555 - Vigilius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1420 - Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independence of the Patriarchate of Aquileia
1906 - Chicago Cubs score 11 in 1st inning, beating NY Giants 19-0
1941 - Chemists Archer John Porter Martin and Richard L. M. Synge give the first demonstration of partition chromatography (separation of mixtures) at a meeting of the Biochemical Society held at the National Institute for Medical Research, Hampstead
1969 - Washington Senators draft Jeff Burroughs #1
1982 - 16th Music City News Country Awards: Barbara Mandrell

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Famous Birthdays

1896 - Vivien Kellems, American industrialist, who battled the Federal tax system as discriminatory against single people, born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1975)
1958 - Christopher Marcantel, actor (Chip-Nurse, Loving), born in Smithtown, New York
1962 - Takuya Kurosawa, Japanese racing driver, born in Ibaraki, Japan
1964 - Gia Carides, Greek-Australian actress
1973 - Robert Barr, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
1988 - Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)

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Famous Deaths

1394 - Anne of Bohemia, Queen of England and wife of Richard II, dies at 28
1945 - Rubén M. Campos, Mexican novelist (Claudio Oranos) and musicologist (El folklore y la musica mexicana), dies at 69
1973 - Christine Lavant, Austrian poet and writer (Das Kind), dies at 57
1995 - Hsuan Hua, influential Buddhist master in the United States (b. 1918)
1998 - Thomas Narcejac, French writer (Vertigo), dies at 89
2018 - David Douglas Duncan, American photo-journalist best known for his war photography, dies at 102

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