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Today in History

Events (50 years ago today): 1964 - Eric Edgar Cooke becomes last person in Western Australia to be executed.

Births (450 years ago today): 1564 - Hans Leo Hassler German organist and composer (d. 1612)

Births (100 years ago today): 1914 - Jackie Coogan, American actor (d. 1984)

Births (50 years ago today): 1964 - Tom Cavanagh, Canadian actor and producer

Deaths (1350 years ago today): 664 - Cedd, English bishop (b. 620)

Deaths (250 years ago today): 1764 - William Hogarth, English painter and engraver (b. 1697)

Deaths (150 years ago today): 1864 - William T. Anderson, American captain (b. 1838)

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