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    In 2009, death claimed Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop,” in Los Angeles at age 50 and actor Farrah Fawcett in Santa Monica, California, at age 62.

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Carly Simon, Jimmie Walker, Sonia Sotomayor, Ricky Gervais, John Benjamin Hickey, Dikembe Mutombo, Angela Kinsey, Linda Cardellini and Joey Alexander. 

        In 1981, Sugar Ray Leonard wins the WBA junior middleweight title with a ninth-round knockout of Ayub Kalule in Houston. See more sports moments from this date:

          In 1946, Fred M. Vinson was sworn in as the 13th chief justice of the United States, succeeding the late Harlan F. Stone.

            Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Georg Stanford Brown, Jeff Beck, Colin Blunstone, Mick Fleetwood, Peter Weller, Siedah Garrett, Iain Glen, Curt Smith, Mindy Kaling, Minka Kelly, Candice Patton and Solange Knowles. 

              In 2013, Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland score 17 seconds apart in the final 1:16 of the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup with a stunning 3-2 comeback victory in Game 6 over the Boston Bruins. See more sports moments from this date:

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