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1874 – Born on the 24th of February in Chartiers, Pennsylvania.   1897 – Played For Louisville Colonels Pittsburgh.   1900 – He played Primary Team Pittsburgh Pirates.   1905 – He became the first baseball player to have his signature branded into a Louisville Slugger baseball bat.   1917 – Managed Pittsburgh Pirates.   ..

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1915 – Born on 24th of March in Nebraska, USA.   1930 – He was married to Betty Hanson.   1940 – He began his career in professional wrestling as Gorgeous George. His famed "Human Orchid" persona was created in part by growing his hair long, dyeing it blonde, and putting gold-plated bobby pins in ..

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US boxer     1914 – Born – Merchantville- New Jersey   1930 – He debuted as a professional boxer on September 9, After five straight knockout wins, in 1933, he lost for the first time, beaten on points by Henry Wilson in Philadelphia.   1947 – he was given his first world title try, breaking ..

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1952 – Born on August 17th in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentinian tennis player in the late 70s. 1969 – He became a professional tennis player. 1977 – He won the men’s singles at French Open and at the U.S. Open. 1978-1979 – He won the men’s singles at Australian Open. 1991 – Inducted in the ..

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1950 – Born in Richelieu on the 18th of January. 1967 – Villeneuve started competitive driving in local drag-racing events, entering his road car, a modified Ford Mustang. 1970 – He married Joann Barthe, with whom he had two children, Jacques and Melanie. 1975 – He won his first Atlantic race at Gimli Motosport Park ..

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1971 – He was born on the 9th day of April this year in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada.   1977 – He was a winner of Formula One.   1989 – He first competed in the Italian Formula 3 series from this year up to 1991.   1992 – He raced in the Japanese Formula 3 ..

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1951 – Born on July 15th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A wrestler turned Governor of Minnesota. 1969-1973 – He entered the US Navy as an Underwater Demolition Team during the Vietnam War.          – A graduate of Roosevelt High School, Minneapolis. 1976 – Married his wife, Terry Larson on July 25th. They had two children. ..

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1978 – Pieter Cornelis Martijn van den Hoogenband, born on the 14th of March in Geldrop, near Eindhoven. He is a Dutch swimmer and a triple Olympic champion. He is the current world record holder in 100 m freestyle swimming (47.84s). 1993 – Achieved his first successes, performing well on the European Youth Olympic Days. ..

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US football player     1933 – Johnny Unitas was born in Pittsburgh PA, in the 7th of May.     1951- 1954 – University of Louisville     1955 –  the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL drafted Unitas in the ninth round. However, Unitas was released before the season began. The Steelers had four ..

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