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 Births (200 years ago today): 1824Ambrose Burnside, American general and politician, 30th Governor of Rhode Island (d. 1881)

 Births (100 years ago today): 1924Karlheinz Deschner, German author and activist (d. 2014)

 Births (50 years ago today): 1974Jewel, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actress, and poet

 Births (50 years ago today): 1974 – Manuela Schwesig, German politician, German Federal Minister of Family Affairs

 Deaths (500 years ago today): 1524Ismail I, First Emperor of Safavid Empire (b. 1487)

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