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Events (100 years ago today): 1917 - The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele.

Births (350 years ago today): 1667 - Johann Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician and academic (d. 1748)

Births (150 years ago today): 1867 - Enrique Granados, Spanish pianist and composer (d. 1916)

Births (50 years ago today): 1967 - Rahul Bose, Indian journalist, actor, director, and screenwriter

Deaths (100 years ago today): 1917 - Emil Theodor Kocher, Swiss physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1841)

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