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Births (200 years ago today): 1820Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Indian philosopher, painter, and academic (d. 1891)

Births (150 years ago today): 1870Christian X of Denmark (d. 1947)[11]

Births (50 years ago today): 1970Daryl Beattie, Australian motorcycle rider

Deaths (400 years ago today): 1620Taichang Emperor of China (b. 1582)

Deaths (200 years ago today): 1820Daniel Boone, American hunter and explorer (b. 1734)

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