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1972...Brooklyn Dodger great Jackie Robinson dies of a heart attack at age 53 – a quarter-century after he made history by becoming the first African-American to play in the major leagues.

Today's New Yorker birthdays include actor F. Murray Abraham, born in 1939; and actor Kevin Kline, born in 1947.

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