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Born 1865: James Connolly (first champion of modern Olympics)

Last 7 Days

    1885: Spectacular Andromedid meteor storm, 13,000 per hour

    Born 1907: Frances Dee (film star of the 1930s and 40s)

    Born 1971: Christina Applegate (actress)

    Born 1977: Colin Hanks (actor)

    1936: The first issue of LIFE debuted

    Born 1925: Gunther Schuller (composer)

    Born 1969: Ken Griffey, Jr. (baseball player)


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