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Historical Events

1500 - Pope Alexander VI accept Treaty of Granada
1646 - Thomas Fairfax's New Model Army occupies Oxford
1864 - Battle of Petersburg: Union forces begin digging tunnels under Confederate lines
1950 - North Korea invades South Korea, beginning the Korean War
1951 - 1st color TV broadcast-CBS' Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities
1966 - Beatles' "Paperback Writer" single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks

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Famous Birthdays

1907 - J Hans D Jensen, German physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963)
1925 - Ziggy Talent, singer (Vaughn Monroe Show), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
1964 - Phil Emery, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, Australia 1994)
1969 - Alina Ivanova, Ukraine, race walker (indoor 3K world record)
1972 - Mike Kroeger, Canadian musician (Nickelback)
1979 - Richard Hughes, Scottish footballer

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Famous Deaths

1830 - Ephraim McDowell, American Physician (pioneered abdominal surgery), dies at 58
1986 - Gery Florizoone, Flemish poet, dies at 63
1988 - Axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WWII), dies
1996 - Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93
2002 - Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (b. 1934)
2011 - Margaret Tyzack, English actress (b. 1931)

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