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Born on this day in World in 1905 Charles Lane, American character actor and centenarian. Born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007) – He gave his last performance at the age of 95.

On this day in the World in 1700 The magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records. On this day in the world in 1841 Hong Kong proclaimed a sovereign territory of Britain.

This day in Africa in 2004 Nearly 200 people were missing after a barge caught fire and sank in a river in north western Congo near Lukelela. At least 301 people survived.

On this day in World in 1732 The first German language paper was Die Philadelphische Zeitung, published by Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia, US.

Born on this day in World in 1708 William Hayes, English composer and organist, singer and conductor, Gloucester UK.

On this day in World in 1993 Everton scores a 3-1 away win over Wimbledon at Selhurst Park in London; lowest ever attendance at an EPL fixture, 3,039.

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