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Events (150 years ago today): 1866 - The Memphis Race Riots begin. In three days time, 46 blacks and two whites were killed. Reports of the atrocities influenced passage of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Births (100 years ago today): 1916 - Glenn Ford, Canadian-American actor and producer (d. 2006)

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