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Monday, August 27, 2018.



Birthdays


1471 George von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia
1545 Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat
1562 Hans Leo Hassler, composer
1583 Simon Besler, composer
1630 Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter
1650 Johann Samuel Welter, composer
1666 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
1719 John/Jean Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1768-79)
1730 Hamann, writer
1739 Michel Delalande, composer
1752 Herman Muntinghe, Dutch theologist (History of Mankind)
1768 Anne-Fran‡ois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)
1770 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher/inventor (dialectic)
1809 Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65)
1824 Hiram Gregory Berry, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1826 Frank Stillman Nickerson, Brig General (Union volunteers)
1826 Hermann Kipper, music teacher/critic/composer
1832 James Alexander Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1835 Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter
1837 Heinrich Urban, composer
1839 Emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1881
1847 Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge
1849 Manuel Acu¤a, Mexican poet (Nocturno)
1856 Iwan Franko, writer
1858 G. Peano --1932
1858 G. Peano --1932
1858 G. Peano --1932
1858 G. Peano --1932
1858 Giuseppe Peanoin Cuneo, Piemonte Italy, mathematician
1858 G. Peano --1932
1865 Charles Gates Dawes, (R) 30th VP (1925-29, Nobel 1925)
1865 Emmuska Orczy, British writer (Scarlet Pimpernel)
1867 Umberto Giordano, composer
1869 Karl Haushofer, soldier/geographer
1870 Amado Nervo, [Juan C Ruiz de Nervo], Mexican writer/poet
1871 Theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy)
1874 Karl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, Nobel 1931)
1877 Charles Stewart Rolls, British auto manufacturer (Rolls-Royce Ltd)
1877 Lloyd Cassel Douglas, novelist
1878 Joseph John Richards, composer
1882 Samuel Goldwyn, pioneer filmmaker
1882 Jaroslav Kricka, composer
1882 Samuel Goldwyn, [Gelbfisch], film magnate (MGM)
1882 Samuel Goldwyn, pioneer filmmaker
1884 Harry Antrim, Chicago IL, actor (Miracle on 34th St, Devil's Doorway)
1884 Vincent Auriol, president of France (1947-53)
1886 Eric Coates, Hucknall Nottinghamshire England, viola player/composer
1886 Rebecca Clarke, composer
1890 Man Ray, US statues artist/photographer/movie (dada)
1894 Charles Meredith, Knoxville Pa, actor (Court of Last Resort)
1897 Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter
1898 Enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols
1899 C.S. Forester, historical novelist, created Horatio Hornblower
1899 Byron Foulger, Ogden UT, actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke)
1899 Cecil Scott Forester, Engld, historical novelist (Horatio Hornblower)
1899 C.S. Forester, historical novelist, created Horatio Hornblower
1901 Al Ritz, [Joaquim], Newark NJ, actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum)
1901 Roger Pryor, NYC, actor (Belle of the Nineties, Identity Unknown)
1902 Herbert Menges, composer
1903 Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)
1905 Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)
1905 Frederick O'Neal, Brooksville Miss, actor (Car 54 Where Are You)
1908 Lyndon B. Johnson
1908 Lyndon B. Johnson
1908 Lyndon B. Johnson
1908 Lyndon B. Johnson
1908 Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President (1963-1969)
1908 Lyndon B. Johnson
1908 Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)
1908 Frank Leahy, O'Neill Nebraska, football coach (Notre Dame)
1908 Lyndon B Johnson, Stonewall Tx, (D) 36th Pres (1963-1969)
1908 Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President (1963-1969)
1909 Lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist
1909 Sidney R Yates, (Rep-D-IL, 1949-62, 65- )
1909 Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist
1910 Mother Teresa
1910 Mother Teresa
1910 Mother Teresa
1910 Mother Teresa
1910 Mother Teresa
1910 Mother Teresa, [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Yugoslavia (Nobel 1979)
1911 Patience Edney, nurse/communist
1912 Peter Gretton, British vice admiral
1913 Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID
1913 Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher
1913 Stewart Crawford, British diplomat
1914 Catherine Marshall, editor/writer
1915 Walter W Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities)
1916 Martha Raye
1916 Martha Raye
1916 Martha Raye
1916 Martha Raye
1916 Martha Raye
1916 Martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show)
1916 Tony Harris, cricketer (Springbok 5/8th, Test batsman))
1918 Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
1919 John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
1919 Lord Dormand, of Eastington, British MP (Labour)
1920 James Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist)
1925 Ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder)
1925 Richard Rutt, bishop of Leicester
1925 Tony Crombie, drummer/bandleader
1925 Viscount Rothermere, newspaper owner
1927 Hugh Byatt, British diplomat
1927 Liselott Linsenhoff, German FR, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1972)
1928 Jack Thompson, MP (Labour)
1928 Joan Kroc, wife of Ray Korc/owner (McDonalds & San Diego Padres)
1928 Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, premier of Kwazulu (Shaka Zulu)
1928 Peter Richard Tahourdin, composer
1929 Ad J Hermes, Dutch MP (KVP/CDA)
1929 Elizabeta Bagrintseve, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic-silver-1952)
1929 Ira Levin, author (Rosemary Baby, Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day)
1930 John Daly, British trade union leader
1930 John Watts, chief of defense (Omani Armed Forces)
1932 Antonia Fraser, biographer (Mary Queen of Scots)
1932 Fran‡ois Glorieux, composer
1932 Mikhail Nikolayevich Burdayev, cosmonaut
1932 M N Burdayev, cosmonaut
1933 Joke Smit, Dutch feminist
1935 Frank Yablans, NYC, writer (North Dallas Forty)
1935 Michael Holroyd, author
1937 Alice Coltrane, jazz musician
1937 Mark Potter, British court judge
1937 Phil Shulmon, rocker (Gentle Giant)
1937 Tommy Sands, Chicago IL, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me)
1940 David Hart, gen-sect (National Assn of Head Teachers)
1940 Warren Harding "Sonny" Sharrock, jazz guitarist
1941 Yuri Vassilyevich Malyshev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-2, T-11)
1942 Daryl Dragon
1942 Daryl Dragon
1942 Daryl Dragon
1942 Daryl Dragon
1942 Daryl Dragon
1942 Daryl Dragon, Pasadena Calif, keyboardist (Capt & Tennille)
1943 Tuesday Weld
1943 Tuesday Weld
1943 Tuesday Weld
1943 Tuesday Weld
1943 Tuesday Weld
1943 Bob Kerrey, (Sen-D Nebraska)
1943 [Susan] Tuesday Weld, NYC, actress (Dobie Gillis, Wild in Country)
1944 Barry Conyngham, composer
1944 Tim Bogert, rocker
1944 Wim Jurg, corrector/chairman (Werelddambond FMJD)
1945 G W Bailey, Port Arthur Tx, actor (Dr Beale-St Elsewhere)
1946 Tony Howard, cricketer (WI off-spinner one Test v NZ 1972)
1947 Barbara Bach
1947 Barbara Bach
1947 Barbara Bach
1947 Barbara Bach
1947 Barbara Bach
1947 Jacques Arnold, MP (Conservative)
1947 John Morrison, cricketer ("Mystery" NZ batsman 1973-82)
1947 Susie McAllister, LPGA golfer
1948 Andy Turnell, horse trainer
1949 Andrew McKay, conservative MP
1949 Barbara Bach, [Goldbach], Queens NY, actress (Spy Who Loved Me)
1949 Douglas Fred Tewell, Baton Rouge LA, PGA golfer (1980 Sea Pines)
1949 Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist
1949 Edmund Weiner, lexicographer
1949 Jeff Cook, Fort Payne Ala, country guitar/vocalist (Alabama-Mt Music)
1949 Simon Kirke, rocker (Bad Company)
1950 Charles Fleischer, Wash DC, comedian (Roger Rabbit)
1950 Cynthia Potter, US, springboard diver (Olympic-bronze-1976)
1951 Don [Sheldon George] Pooley Jr, Phoenix AZ, PGA golfer (1980 BC Open)
1952 Paul "Pee-wee Herman" Reubens
1952 Paul "Pee-wee Herman" Reubens
1952 Paul "Pee-wee Herman" Reubens
1952 Paul "Pee-wee Herman" Reubens
1952 Paul "Pee-wee Herman" Reubens
1952 Pee-wee Herman, [Paul Reubens], NY, actor (Pee-wee's Big Adventure)
1953 Alex Lifeson, Toronto Canada, rock guitarist (Rush)
1953 Willy "Mink" Deville, [Borsay], US blues/rock singer (Hey! Joe)
1954 Derek Warwick, race car driver
1954 John Lloyd, England, tennis star (former husband of Chris Everet)
1955 Diana Scarwid, Savannah GA, actress (Extermites, Psycho 3, Heat)
1955 Roderick Hopkins Davis, Auckland NZ, yachting Star class (Olympics-96)
1956 Glen Matlock, rock bassist (Sex Pistols)
1957 Bernhard Langer, golfer
1958 Sergei Konstantinovich Krikalev, Rus, cosmonaut (TM-7, TM-12, STS 60)
1958 Yoshinori Mizumaki, Tokyo Japan, PGA golfer (1994 Byron Nelson-2nd)
1959 Gerhard Berger, formula-1 racer (Italian Grand Prix-1988)
1960 Damon Keeve, SF Calif, heavyweight (209+ lbs) judoka (Olympics-92, 96)
1961 "Downtown" Julie Brown, TV host (Club MTV, Inside Edition)
1962 Scott Davis, Santa Monica CA, tennis star
1963 John Philipson, pop bassist (Rowwen HŠze, Kroenenberg)
1963 Patty Duffek, Woodland Hills Calif, playmate (May, 1984)
1965 Michael Perry, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos)
1965 Patricia Hy-Boulais, Phnom Penh Kampuchea, Canada tennis (Oly-92, 96)
1965 Wayne James, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test wicketkeeper v Pakistan 1993)
1966 Deena Wigger, Colorado Springs CO, US shooter (Olympic-92)
1967 Brian McRae, Bradenton FL, outfielder (Chic Cubs)
1967 Rob Burnett, NFL defensive end (Cleve Browns/Baltimore Ravens)
1968 Christine Schaefer, Florence Ky, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-5th-1994)
1968 Emanual Davis, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)
1968 Martin Lowenfish, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1968 Michael Long, Cromwell NZ, Australasia golfer
1969 Kipp Vickers, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
1969 Mark Ealham, cricketer (Kent & England Test all-rounder 1996)
1969 Steven Van Randwijck, Wash DC, field hockey player (Olympics-96)
1970 Andy Bichel, cricketer (Australian pace bowler v WI 1997)
1970 Dene Hills, cricketer (prolific Tasmanian batsman)
1970 Greg Woodcroft, Hamilton Ontario, 52 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)
1970 Jim Thome, Peoria IL, infielder (Cleveland Indians)
1970 Mark Ilott, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1993-)
1970 Reggie Slater, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
1971 Ernest Faber, soccer player (PSV)
1971 Jim Flanigan, NFL defensive tackle (Chic Bears)
1972 Chris Imes, South Paris Maine, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)
1972 Donta Jones, NFL linebacker (Pitts Steelers)
1974 Sean Woodson, safety (Buffalo Bills)
1976 Cartos Moya, Spain, tennis star
1976 Craig Mills, Toronto, NHL right wing (Winnipeg Jets)
1977 Michelle Kathlene Cardamon, California, Miss Teen USA (1996-3rd)
1977 Sarah Chalke, Ottawa, actress (Becky-Roseanne, Ernest Goes to School)
1977 Trisha Williams, Hobbs New Mexico, Miss America-New Mexico (1997)
1979 Ara Francis, Miss Colorado Teen USA (1996)
1980 Stephanie Michelle Steele, Abilene TX, country singer

Events


Zeta Draconid meteor shower, radiant in Draco
Zeta Draconid meteor shower, radiant in Draco
1232 Kioto Staatsraad accept Joei Legislation
1549 Battle at Dussindale: John Dudley destroys English boer army
1569 Pope Pius names Cosimo I de' Medici, grand duke of Toscane
1585 Duke van Parma's troops occupy Antwerp
1601 Olivier van Noort completes 1st Dutch exploration of new world
1610 Polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia
1619 Monarch Frederik van Palts chosen king of Bohemia
1626 Battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV
1628 Java sultan Agung van Mataram attacks Batavia
1634 Battle of Nordingen-Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar, loses Duchy of Francomia
1665 "Ye Bare & Ye Cubb" is 1st play, performed in N America (Acomac, Va)
1667 Earliest recorded hurricane in US (Jamestown Virginia)
1776 Americans defeated by British in Battle of Long Island
1776 Americans defeated by British in Battle of Long Island
1776 British defeat Americans in Battle of Long Island
1783 1st hydrogen-filled balloon ascent (unmanned)
1783 1st hydrogen-filled balloon ascent (unmanned)
1783 1st hydrogen balloon flight (unmanned); reaches 900 m altitude
1788 Jacques Neeker names French minister of Finance
1789 French Natl Assembly issues "Decl of Rights of Man & Citizen"
1798 Battle at Castelbar, Ireland: French army hunts The English
1799 English invasion army lands in North-Holland
1813 Battle of Dresden-Napoleon defeats Austrians
1816 Lord Exmouth bombs Algiers, a refuge for Barbary pirates
1828 Uruguay gains independence during Brazil-Argentina peace talk
1832 Black Hawk, leader of Sauk-indians, gives himself up
1859 1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn
1859 1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn
1859 1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn by Edwin Drake
1861 Battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark
1862 Battle of Cub Run, VA
1881 Hurricane hits Florida & Carolinas; about 700 die
1883 Krakatoa, Java explodes with a force of 1,300 megatons
1883 Krakatoa, WEST of Java, blew apart (Top that, St Helens).
1883 Krakatoa, Java explodes with a force of 1,300 megatons
1883 Krakatoa, WEST of Java, blew apart (Top that, St Helens).
1883 Krakatoa, west of Java, explodes with a force of 1,300 megatons
1892 NYC Metropolitan Opera House catches fire
1894 Congress passes Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act, which includes a graduated income tax later struck down by the Supreme Court
1895 15th US Mens Tennis: Fred H Hovey beats Robert D Wrenn (63 62 64)
1896 England defeated Zanzibar in a 38-minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM)
1897 Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher)
1900 Battle at Bergendal: Gen Buller beats Boer general Botha
1903 23rd US Mens Tennis: Hugh L Doherty beats William A Larned (60 63 108)
1908 Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers
1909 Jack Chesbro's final Yankee game
1910 Using 20, 137,000 candlepower arc lights, 2 amateur baseball teams play a night game at White Sox Park
1910 Wash Red Killefer sacrifices record 4 times against Detroit
1911 Chic White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits Boston, 5-0
1912 Edgar Rice Burroughs' publishes "Tarzan of the Apes"
1913 Lt Peter Nestrov, of Imperial Russian Air Service, performs a loop in a monoplane at Kiev (1st aerobatic maneuver in an airplane)
1914 2nd day of battle at Tannenberg: German bombs Usdau
1914 US war reporter Richard H Davis visits Leuven
1916 Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary
1917 Indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game
1918 Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army
1918 Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia
1921 J E Clair of Acme Packing Co of Green Bay granted an NFL franchise
1922 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000m (8:28.6)
1927 Parks College, America's oldest aviation school, opens
1928 Kellogg-Briand Pact, where 60 nations agreed to outlaw war.
1928 Kellogg-Briand Pact, where 60 nations agreed to outlaw war.
1928 16 die in a NYC subway's 2nd worst accident
1928 42nd US Womens Tennis: Helen W Moody beats Helen Hull Jacobs (62 61)
1928 Kellogg-Briand Pact, where 60 nations agree to outlaw war
1932 200,000 English textile workers strike
1932 Intl anti-war congress opens in Amsterdam
1933 Earl Averill becomes 2nd Cleveland ballplayer to hit for cycle Moody defaults in 3rd set, trailing 3-0
1934 Arlen, Ira Gershwin & Harburgs musical premieres in NYC
1937 Bkln Dodger Fred Frankhouse no-hits Cin, 5-0 in 7 2/3 inn game
1937 George E T Eyston sets world auto speed record at 345.49 MPH
1938 Yanks Monte Pearson no-hits Indians 13-0, DiMaggio hits 3 triples
1939 Erich Warsitz makes 1st jet-propelled flight (in a Heinkel He-178)
1939 Heinkel He-178 makes 1st manned flight with rocket/jet propulsion
1939 Nazi Germany demands Danzig & Polish corridor
1939 Queen Wilhelmina receives German ambassador Grave Zech
1940 Caproni-Campini CC-2, experimental jet plane, maiden flight (Milan)
1941 Shah of Iran abdicates throne to his son Reza Pahlawi
1942 Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
1944 200 Halifax bombers attack oil-installations in Homburg
1945 US troops land in Japan after Japanese surrender
1948 102řF highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August
1950 1st transmission of a TV program from continental Europe shown on BBC
1950 General Foods blacklists Jean Muir of Aldrich Family as a communist
1952 Emil Zatopek wins 12th olympics marathon (2:23:03.2)
1955 "Guinness Book of World Records" 1st published
1955 Sandy Koufax fans 14 Reds, both teams combine for record 23 strikeouts
1956 Curt Robert of Columbus (Intl League) hits 4 HRs in 7 inning game
1957 Hickory Smoke wins Hambletonian Stakes
1957 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 Clark Griffith says Senators will prob accept offer to move to Minn
1958 US performs nuclear test at S Atlantic Ocean
1958 USSR launches Sputnik 3 with 2 dogs aboard
1960 Anita Lonsbrough swims world/olympic record 200m (2:49.5)
1960 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Grossinger Golf Open
1961 Francis the Talking Mule is mystery guest on "What's My Line"
1961 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open
1962 Mariner 2 launched; 1st probe to fly by Venus
1962 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1965 Beatles spend an evening with Elvis Presley
1965 Bob Dylan booed off stage in NY's Forest Hills
1965 WTVI TV channel 42 in Charlotte, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 Francis Chichester begins 1st solo sail around world
1966 Oakland Pitcher Paul Lindblad begins a 385 cons errorless streak
1966 Race riot in Waukegan Illinois
1966 Sir Francis Chichester begins 1st solo ocean voyage around the world
1967 Naomi Sims is 1st black model on US cover (Fashion of the Times)
1967 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Amarillo Ladies' Golf Open
1969 Lindy's Pride win Hambletonian Stakes
1969 Mike Procter hits six consecutive sixes (across two overs)
1972 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open
1972 US bombs Haiphong North Vietnam
1974 NY Met Benny Ayala hits a HR in his 1st at bat
1975 1st night match at US Tennis Open (Parun defeats Smith)
1975 Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) complete tandem bicycle ride, a record 18,020 miles around the world
1976 Transsexual Renee Richards barred from competing in US Tennis Open
1977 "Chicago" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 947 performances
1977 Army shoots on market vendor women in Conakry Guinee
1977 Toby Harrah & Bump Wills hit back-to-back inside-the-park-homers off Yankee Ken Clay at Yankee Stadium, Rangers won 8-2
1978 Gerrie Knetemann becomes world cyclist champion
1978 Reds Joe Morgan is 1st to hit 200 HRs & have 500 stolen bases
1978 Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
1978 Yankee Catfish Hunter's 6-2 win gives him a perfect 6-0 in Aug 1978
1979 18 British militia die in ambush/bomb attack in Northern Ireland
1980 Chon Doo Hwan elected pres of South Korea
1981 Divers begin to recover a safe found aboard Andrea Doria
1981 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 Rickey Henderson steals 119th base of season breaks Lou Brock's mark
1982 Soyuz T-7 returns to Earth
1983 Haiti adopts constitution
1983 US performs nuclear test
1984 President Reagan announces Teacher in Space project
1984 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1985 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-launched
1985 Mary Joe Fernandez, 14 years & 8 days old is youngest to win a US Tennis Open match (beats Sara Gomer in 1st round)
1986 Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
1988 Dodger Tommy Lasorda wins 1,000th game as manager tops Phila, 4-2
1989 100 march through Bensonhurst protesting racial killings
1989 89th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Chris Patton
1989 Betsy King wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
1989 Tina Barrett wins LPGA Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State Golf Open
1990 52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq
1990 Brewers-Blue Jays game is delayed 35 minutes due to gnats
1990 Rosa Mota wins female marathon (2:31:27)
1990 WWF Summer Slam-Ultimate Warrior beats Rick Rude
1991 Moldavia declares independence from USSR
1992 CFL revokes BC Lions franchise
1992 Mets trade David Cone to Toronto for Jeff Kent & Ryan Thompson
1993 Yak-40 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 79 killed/1 lives
1994 "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" closes at R Rodgers NYC after 320 perfs
1995 "Arcadia" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 204 performances
1995 23rd du Maurier Golf Classic: Jenny Lidback
1995 95th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods
1995 Worst fire in NY in 80 years ends after 4 days

That's All....

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