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Died 2012: Sally Ride (astronaut; first American woman in space)

Born 1908: Amy Vanderbilt (journalist)

1873: Jesse James held up the Rock Island Express and escaped with $3,000. It was his first train robbery

1976: Hank Aaron hit his 755th home run

Died 2005: James Aparo (illustrator; drew Batman and other DC Comics heroes)

Died 2007: Jerry Hadley (tenor)

Born 1960: Mark Burnett (television producer)

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