in History

Events (50 years ago today): 1971Apollo program: Launch of Apollo 15 on the first Apollo "J-Mission", and first use of a Lunar Roving Vehicle.

Births (100 years ago today): 1921Tom Saffell, American baseball player and manager (d. 2012)

Births (50 years ago today): 1971Khaled Mahmud, Bangladeshi cricketer and coach

Deaths (550 years ago today): 1471Paul II, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1417)[15]

Deaths (100 years ago today): 1921Howard Vernon, Australian actor (b. 1848)

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1971Diane Arbus, American photographer and academic (b. 1923)

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