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    In 2013, Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa’s first Black president, died at age 95, and more events that happened on this day in history.

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Frankie Muniz, Jim Plunkett, John Rzeznik, Keri Hilson, Margaret Cho, Paula Patton and more. 

        In 2012, Kobe Bryant scores 29 points, making him the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000. See more sports moments from this date:

          In 1965, the United States launched Gemini 7 with Air Force Lt. Col. Frank Borman and Navy Cmdr. James A. Lovell aboard on a two-week mission, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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