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Events for today in history Birthdays  Deaths
0741 St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III
1347 Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics
1557 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form
1586 Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia
1621 Galileo invents telescope
1639 1st annulment by court decree passes
1676 Battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen
1678 Edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford
1685 Charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden
1694 English parliamentary election set for every 3 years
1699 Baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague
1775 1st official US flag raising (aboard naval vessel Alfred)
1818 Illinois becomes 21st state USA (Admission day)
1828 Andrew Jackson elected 7th president of US
1833 Oberlin College in Oh, 1st truly coeducational college opens
1834 1st US dental society organized (NY)
1835 1st US mutual fire insurance company issues 1st policy (RI)
1844 RC Society Apostole of Prayer forms
1847 Frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star"
1863 Longstreet abandons his siege at Knoxville, TN
1864 Skirmish at Thomas' Station, Georgia
1866 Paid fire dept replaces volunteer companies
1868 Trial of Jefferson Davis starts; 1st blacks on US trial jury
1878 Settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel
1881 Henry M Stanley finds Leopoldville/Kinshasa
1883 48th Congress (1883-85) convenes
1893 Ndebeles destroy Rhodesia
1901 Milwaukee is dropped from the AL & replaced by St Louis Browns
1903 Panglima Polim surrenders to Capt Colijn at Atjeh
1907 George Cohans musical "Talk of the Town," premieres in NYC
1908 Edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A, premieres
1910 Neon lights, 1st publically seen (Paris Auto Show)
1912 Gerrit Brinkman becomes 1st Dutch traffic officer
1912 Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro, Greece & Bulgaria sign weapons pact
1914 Neth army shoots up ge‹nterneerde Belgian soldiers: 8 killed
1920 Turkey & Armenia agree to peace treaty
1921 9th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 23-0
1922 1st successful technicolor movie (Tall of the Sea), shown in NYC
1923 1st Congressional open session broadcast via radio (Wash DC)
1926 Manchester Guardian (German Reichswehr/Red Army work together)
1929 Boston Bruins begins then NHL record 14 game winning streak
1930 Air-borne chemicals combine with fog to kill 60 (Meuse Valley Belgium)
1930 Otto Ender forms Austrian govt
1930 Richard Rodgers/L Hart's musical "Evergreen," premieres in London
1931 Alka Seltzer goes on sale
1932 20th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 25-6
1932 Gen Kurt von Schleicher becomes chancellor of Germany
1933 Connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000
1933 Joe Lilliard QBs Chic Cardinals; last NFL black until 1946
1934 Italian colonial Tripoli & Cyrenaica annexed to Libya
1934 KYW-AM in Chicago Ill moves to Phila Penn
1938 AAU's decides to continue linear measuring system over metric
1939 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj's 6th Symphony, premieres
1941 Hitler views Poltava Ukraine
1943 9th Heisman Trophy Award: Angelo Bertelli, Notre Dame (QB)
1943 Battle of Monte Cassino, Italy begins
1943 Howard Hanson's 4th Symphony, premieres
1943 Strike of Monte Cassino, Italy begins
1944 British order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece
1944 Hungarian death march of Jews ends
1944 Mussert puts Seyss-Inquart plan for small Nazi-Europe
1944 NFL Cardinals-Pitts merger disolves
1944 US 5th Armour division occupies Brandenburg Hrtgenwald
1946 12th Heisman Trophy Award: Glenn Davis, Army (HB)
1946 US govt asks UN to order dictator Franco out of Spain
1947 Tennessee Williams' "Streetcar Named Desire," premieres in NYC
1948 "Pumpkin Papers" come to light (claimed to be from Alger Hiss)
1948 1st US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in
1948 Bradman scores his last century, 123 in his own testimonial
1948 Chinese refugee ship "Kiangya" explodes in E China Sea, killing 1,100
1949 KRLD (now KDFW) TV channel 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (CBS) begins
1950 Cleve Browns last NFL team with no-pass game (beat Phila 13-7)
1950 Paul Harvey begins his national radio broadcast
1950 Cleveland Browns' Horace Gillom sets club record with 12 punts
1952 1st TV broadcast in Hawaii
1952 Marcos Perez Jiménez elected president of Venezuela
1953 "Kismet" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 583 performances
1953 Eisenhower criticizes McCarthy for saying communists are in Rep party
1953 Premier of Dmitri Shostakovitch' 5th String Quartet
1954 Samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard," premieres
1954 William Walton's opera "Troilus & Cressida," premieres in London
1955 KTVE TV channel 10 in Monroe-El Dorado, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 England & France pull troops out of Egypt
1956 KFSA (now KFSM) TV channel 5 in Ft Smith, AR (CBS) 1st broadcast
1956 Wilt Chamberlain's 1st collegiate basketball game (scores 52)
1957 23rd Heisman Trophy Award: John Crow, Texas A&M (HB)
1958 Indonesian parliament accepts nationalisation of Dutch businesses
1959 State of emergency on Cyprus ends
1960 "Camelot" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 873 performances
1960 Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner's "Camelot," premieres in NYC
1961 Anton Geesink becomes 1st not-Japanese judo world champion
1961 Beatles meet future manager Brian Epstein
1961 George Blanda of Houston Oilers kicks 55-yard field goal
1961 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 Edith Spurlock Sampson sworn-in as 1st US black female judge
1962 Pravda criticizes western art
1964 "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" 1st airs on TV
1964 KHQL (now KCAN) TV channel 8 in Albion, NB (ABC) begins broadcasting
1964 Police arrests 800 sit-in students at U of Cal at Berkeley
1965 Beatles begin final UK concert tour in Glasgow
1965 USSR launches Luna 8; crashes on Moon
1966 US performs underground nuclear test at Hattiesburg Miss
1967 1st human heart transplant performed (Dr Christian Barnard, S Africa)
1967 Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:09:36.4)
1967 Ex-president Sukarno under house arrest in Indonesia
1967 Final run of "20th Century Limited," famed NY-Chicago luxury train
1968 Pitcher's mound drops from 15" to 10" & strike zone reduced from knees to shoulders to top of knees to armpits, to help hitters
1969 John Lennon is offered role of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar
1970 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1971 Miss Teenage America Pageant
1971 Pres Nixon commutes Jimmy Hoffa's jail term
1972 Convair 990A charter crashes in Tenerife Canary Island, 155 die
1973 Pioneer 10 passes Jupiter (1st fly-by of an outer planet) [Dec 4-GMT]
1975 Laos falls to communist forces; Lao People's Democratic Rep proclaimed
1976 Dr Patrick J Hillery elected president of Iraq
1978 "King of Hearts" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 48 performances
1978 Pat Bradley/Lon Hinkle wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1979 11 trampled to death at Cincinnati Who concert [or 1204?]
1979 45th Heisman Trophy Award: Charles White, Southern Cal (RB)
1979 Christies auctions a thimble for a record $18,400
1979 Iran accepts constitution
1980 NY Federal jury finds Reps Thompson D-NJ & Murphy, D-NY, guilty
1981 Beth Daniel/Tom Kite wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1981 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 1st NJ Devil hat-trick (Steve Tambellini) defeat Hartford 5-4
1982 35.7 cm rainfall at Big Fork, Arkansas (state record)
1982 77°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Dec
1982 NJ Devils 1st hat trick (Steve Tambellini)
1982 Tommy Hearns wins WBC Welterweight title in decision over Benitez
1983 "Marilyn: An American Fable" closes at Minskoff NYC after 16 perfs
1983 49th Heisman Trophy Award: Mike Rozier, Nebraska (RB)
1983 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1984 2,000 die from Union Carbide poison gas emission in Bhopal, India
1984 Oldest groom - Harry Stevens, 103, weds Thelma Lucas, 83, in Wisc
1985 23rd Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-lands at Edwards AFB
1986 Sri Lanka all out 55 v WI in one-dayer Walsh 5-1 in 4 3 overs
1988 54th Heisman Trophy Award: Barry Sanders, Oklahoma State (RB)
1988 NY Lotto pays $45 million to twelve winner (#s are 1-8-13-18-28-48)
1989 Pat Bradley/Bill Glasson wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1990 NL batting champ Willie McGee signs as a free agent with SF Giants
1991 Hulk Hogan defeats Undertaker to become 4th time WWF champion
1991 Muslim Shites release US hostage Alan Steen
1991 White House Chief of Staff John Sununu resigns
1992 UN Security Council votes unanimous for US led forces to enter Somalia
1995 "Company" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances
1995 "Holiday" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 49 performances
1995 84th Davis Cup: USA beats Russia in Moscow (3-2)
1995 Beth Daniels/Davis Love III wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1995 Jack Russell takes 11 catches in Test Cricket v S Africa, a record
1995 Naeem Akhtar takes 10-28 for Rawalpindi B against Peshawar
1995 Northwestern South Carolina begins using new area code 864
1997 "1776," opens at Gershwin Theater NYC
1997 Golden State Warrior guard Latrell Sprewell, four-year, $32 million, contract terminated for attacking his coach P J Carlesimo

Birthdays for today in history Events  Deaths
1368Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
1483Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
1576Marsilio Casentini, composer
1668Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1684Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
1729Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)
1750Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer
1752Georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
1755Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
1758Josef Gelinek, composer
1795Rowland Hill, introduced 1st adhesive postage stamp (1840)
1797Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore
1800France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Krst pri Savici)
1806Henry Alexander Wise, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1809Thomas Alfred Davies, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1899
1822Charles Adam Heckman, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1896
1826Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist
1826George Brinton McClellan, Major General (Union Army), died in 1885
1829Green Berry Raum, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1909
1838Cleveland Abbe, US, meteorologist (Father of Weather Bureau)
1838Octavia Hill, British reformer, leader of open-space movement
1842Ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Eco Assn-1st Pres)
1857Joseph Conrad, Poland, novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness)
1857Joseph Conrad, writer
1862Jules Renkin, Belgian jurist/minister/premier (1931-32)
1864Herman Heijermans Jr, Dutch writer (Kamertjeszonde, Diamond City)
1875Bernhard Lichtenberg, German clergyman/antifascist
1883Albert "Tibby" Cotter, cricketer (great Aussie quick of early century)
1883Anton (Friedrich Wilhelm) von Webern, Vienna Aust, 12-tone composer
1885Marchien Zwitsers, farmer in Lutten (died at 109 years old)
1886Karl MG Siegbahn, Swedish physicist (röntgen spectroscope, Nobel 1924)
1888Ion Nonna Otescu, composer
1895Anna Freud, Austrian/English psychoanalytist/daughter of Sigmund F
1896Boleslaw Szabelski, composer
1896John Urzidil, Austria/US writer (Die erbeuteten Frauen)
1897Kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Without My Cloak)
1898Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, composer
1900Lester Matthews, Nottingham England, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu)
1900Richard Kuhn, Austria, biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938)
1902Willem Arnold de Vries Robbe, composer
1904Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister
1905Leslie Ames, cricketer (England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding bat)
1907Andrew Hutchings, teachers' leader
1907Connee Boswell, New Orleans La, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue)
1908Halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)
1908Nigel M Balchin, [Mark Spade], English author (Business for Pleasure)
1910Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon
1911Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures)
1911Nino Rota, Milan Italy, composer (Torquemada)
1913Omer Vanaudenhoven, Flemish industrial/resistance fighter
1914Irving Fine, Boston Mass, composer (Toccata)
1919Charles Craig, opera singer
1921Hans G Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (Eric the Viking)
1923Maria Callas, opera singer
1923Tom Fears, NFL end (LA Rams)
1923Trevor Bailey, England, cricket all-rounder (batted & ran)
1924John Backus, inventor (FORTRAN computer language)
1925Ken Funston, South African cricket batsman (18 Tests during 1950's)
1926Hans Gunther Franz Otte, composer
1926Hans Otte, German composer/pianist
1927Ferlin Husky, country singer (Born to Lose, Gone)
1927Isabelle Harriet Lucas, actress/singer (Outland, Comics)
1929Clarence Ford, sax player
1929Paul Harris Turok, composer
1929Werner Rackwitz, German musicologist (Händel-Renaissance)
1930Andy Williams, Wall Lake Iowa, singer (Moon River, Andy Williams Show)
1930Jean-Luc Godard, French director (Alphaville, Hail Mary, Breathless)
1930Phyllis Curtin, Clarksburg WV, soprano (NYC Opera)
1931Ellen Blazer, Dutch TV director (Sonja)
1931Jaye P Morgan, Mancos Colo, singer/actress (Gong Show, Night Patrol)
1932Corry Brokken, Dutch singer
1934Nicolas Coster, actor (Robert Delaney-Another World)
1934Viktor Vassilyevich Gorbatko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 24, 37/36)
1937Bobby Allison, auto racer (3 time winner of Daytona 500)
1937Stephen Rubin, English attorney/shoe manufacturer (Reebok, Adidas)
1938José Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon)
1938Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner
1941Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster (CBS, Lettie-Different World)
1943Valerie Perrine, Galveston Tx, actress (Slaughterhouse 5)
1945Laura Dean, Staten Island NYC, composer/choreographer (Drumming)
1948Diane Kurys, [Emir Kusturica], Sarajevo, bass guitarist
1948Ozzy Osbourne, England, rock vocalist (Black Sabbath-Bark at the Moon)
1949Christopher John Seward, aid worker
1949Heather Menzies, Toronto Canada, actress (Jessica-Logan's Run)
1949Mickey Thomas, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane, Starship)
1950John Akii-bua, Uganda, 400m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1972)
1950Muntu Myeza, South African anti-apartheid activist
1951Danger Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
1951James Turner Brewer, Maywood Ill, basketball player (Oly-silver-1972)
1951Mike Stock, rocker (Stock, Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)
1951Rick Mears, Indy-car racer (over 25 wins)
1951Riki Chosyu, [Mitsuo Yoshida], wrestler (NJPW/All-Japan)
1952Don Barnes, rock guitarist (38 Special)
1952Duane Roland, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
1952Mel Smith, author (Morons From Outer Space)
1953Franz Klammer, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1976)
1954Paul Gregg, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
1955Melody Anderson, Edmonton, actress (Natalie Dillon-All My Children)
1956Hart Bochner, Los Angeles CA, actor/director (Rich & Famous)
1959Kathy Jordan, Bryn Mawr PA, tennis player (US Opens Doubles 1981)
1960Daryl Hannah, actress (Splash, Blade Runner)
1960Mike Ramsey, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1980)
1961Julianne Moore, actress (Lost World, 9 Months)
1962Tammy Jackson, WNBA forward/center (Houston Comets)
1963Ashley De Silva, Sri Lankan Cricket wicketkeeper (1993)
1963Steve Hegg, Dana Point Calif, road cyclist (Olympics-16th-84, 96)
1964Darryl Hamilton, Baton Rouge LA, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
1964Toi Cook, cornerback (Carolina Panthers)
1965Katarina Witt, Staaken GDR, figure skater (Olympic-Gold-1984, 88)
1965Tammy Jacques, Auburn Maine, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1966Lisa Lightfoot, Australian middle distance runner (Olympics-96)
1967David Diaz, Melbourne VIC, Australasia golfer
1967Greg Sutton, NBA guard (Phila 76ers)
1967Katie Henderson, Santa Monica CA, WPVA volleyball (US Open-25th-1993)
1968Brendan Fraser, Indianapolis In, actor (School Ties, 20 Bucks)
1968Isabel Cueto, West Germany, tennis star
1968Kevin Telles, actor (Party Camp)
1969Ed King, NFL guard (NO Saints)
1969Kwamie Lassiter, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals)
1970Charles Hope, WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970Jennifer Rothschild, [Rubin], actress (Judas Project)
1970Laura Schuler, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
1970Lindsey Hunter, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
1970Paul Byrd, Louisville KY, pitcher (NY Mets)
1972Eva Nemcova, WNBA forward/guard (Cleveland Rockers)
1972Peter Wright, US, 1500m freestyle (Olympics-96)
1973Andrew McNally, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
1973Brian Loyd, Lynwood CA, baseball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1974Ralph Staten, safety (Baltimore Ravens)
1975Lauren E Roman, Wilmington NC, actress (Laura Kirk-All My Children)
1975Nadine Neumann, Sydney NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1977David Sales, cricketer (Northampton batsman, 210 on fc debut 1996)
1980Anna Chlumsky, Chicago Ill, actress (My Girl)
1981Brian Bonsall, actor (Family Ties, Star Trek Next Generation)

Deaths for today in history Events  Birthdays
0450Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies
1137Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67
1154Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies
1463Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
1469Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53
1491Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies
1533Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54
1660Jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1676Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried
1789Claude-Joseph Vernet, French seascape painter, dies
1807Clara Reeve, English author (old English baron), dies
1823Joseph Pouteau, composer, dies at 84
1839Frederik VI, king of Denmark (1808-39)/Norway (1803-14), dies at 71
1857Christian D Rauch, German sculptor, dies at 80
1866Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer, dies at 65
1876Hermann Goetz, composer, dies at 35
1889Baltasar Saldoni, composer, dies at 82
1890Bill Midwinter, cricketer (8 Tests for Australia, 4 for England), dies
1892William Bonaparte, grandson of Lucien, dies
1893Allan Wilson, British/Rhodesian major, dies in battle
1894HM Jozef Schadde, Flem architect (Antwerp Stock exchange), dies at 76
1894Robert Louis Stevenson, Engl writer (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 45
1910Mary Baker Eddy, founder (Christian Science (Monitor)), dies
1919Pierre A Renoir, French painter/sculptor, dies at 78
1933Richard Henry Warren, composer, dies at 74
1937Prosper Poullet, Belgian mayor, dies
1941Johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85
1942Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, composer, dies at 75
1944Delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75
1949Elin Pelin, writer, dies
1949Maria Ouspenskaya, actress (Spookies), dies at 62
1954Enrique Soro Barriga, composer, dies at 70
1957Frank E Gannett, newspaper publisher, dies at 81
1960Hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83
1961Mary Charleson, actress (Upstairs & Downstairs), dies at 76
1961Jekabs Graubins, composer, dies at 75
1964Ernst Ginsberg, writer, dies
1964George Brown, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies
1967Annette Kolb, writer, dies at 92
1967Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director (Kritisch Theater), dies at 54
1967Manuel A Fraai, Curaçaos author (Silly Agero), dies at 70
1969Ruth White, actress (Fugitive), dies of cancer at 55
1973Michael O'Shea, actor (Denny- It's a Great Life), dies at 67
1975Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist, dies at 76
1975Hugh Thurlow, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1932), dies
1976Mary Nash, actress (Phila Story, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies at 91
1978William Grant Still, composer, dies at 83
1984Virginia Lacy Jones, US librarian/presidents advisor, dies at 72
1985Sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
1990Gavin Reed, actor (Body Beneath), dies at 59
1991Alex Graham, British cartoonstrip artist (Fred Basset), dies
1991Casey Walters, actor (True Story of Lynn Stuart), after a stroke at 75
1992Nureddin Al-Atassi, president of Syria (1966-70), dies
1992Luis Alcoriza, actor/writer/director (Tiburoneros), dies of emphysema
1992Harry Ellerbe, actor (House of Usher, Magnetic Monster), dies at 91
1993Lewis Thomas, biologist, dies of cancer at 80
1993Thomas Mogotlane, South African actor (Mapantsula), dies at 40
1994Dolf Verspoor, literary/translator (M Nijhoff prize 1958), dies at 77
1994Elizabeth Meyer, wife of Paul Michael Glaser, dies of AIDS at 47
1994Giorgi Chanturia, Pres of Georgia, assassinated
1994Lesley Peacock, jazz photogrpaher/author, dies
1994Said Mekbel, Algerian editor in chief (Le Matin), murdered at 57
1995Roxie Roker, actress (Claudine)/mother of Lenny Kravitz, dies at 66
1995Robertson Davies (author), dies at 82
1995Jimmy Jewel, comedian, dies at 82
1996Babrak Karmal, PM of Afghanistan (1980-81), dies
1996Det Glynn, teacher/anti-apartheid activist, dies at 84
1996George Duby, historian, dies at 77
1997Marian Kratochwil, artist, dies at 91
1997Steve Hamilton, pitcher (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63

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