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Last 7 Days

1985: Volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupts in Colombia, killing over 23,000 people.

Born 1908: Harry Andrew Blackmun (lawyer)

2019: Transit of Mercury.

1975: The S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald, an ore boat with 29 crewmen aboard, sank during a storm on Lake Superior

Died 2006: Ed Bradley (broadcast journalist)

Born 1732: John Dickinson (lawyer)

Died 2017: Roy Halladay (baseball player)

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