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Events (1450 years ago today): 564 - Columba reports seeing a monster in Loch Ness, Scotland.

Events (150 years ago today): 1864 - Twelve nations sign the First Geneva Convention.

Births (250 years ago today): 1764 - Charles Percier, French architect (d. 1838)

Births (100 years ago today): 1914 - Connie B. Gay, American businessman, co-founded the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (d. 1989)

Births (50 years ago today): 1964 - Tom Gibis, American voice actor

Deaths (350 years ago today): 1664 - Maria Cunitz, Polish astronomer (b. 1610)

Deaths (100 years ago today): 1914 - Giacomo Radini-Tedeschi, Italian bishop (b. 1859)

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