in History

Births (550 years ago today): 1469Thomas Cajetan, Italian philosopher (d. 1534)

Births (200 years ago today): 1819Alfred Escher, Swiss businessman and politician (d. 1882)

Births (100 years ago today): 1919James O'Meara, English soldier and pilot (d. 1974)

Births (50 years ago today): 1969Kjell Ove Hauge, Norwegian school principal and track and field athlete

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1969Ernest Ansermet, Swiss conductor (b. 1883)

Commemorations:
World Day of Social Justice

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