Today in History for 23rd June 1959

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Historical Events

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- A fire in a resort hotel in Stalheim, Norway kills 34 people.
- Convicted Manhattan Project spy Klaus Fuchs is released after only nine years in prison and allowed to emigrate to Dresden, East Germany (where he resumed a scientific career).

Famous Birthdays

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- Danny Sharp, Hamilton Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Quinte Festival)

Famous Deaths

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- Boris Vian, French writer and musician (b. 1920)
- Jean Gallon, composer, dies at 80

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