Sir Francis Drake sets out around the world, the National Guard is born, Al Gore concedes, and Saddam Hussein is caught, all on this day.
1969: Former NHL player Sergei Fedorov, who won the Stanley Cup three times along with the Hart Memorial Trophy in 1994 over 13 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, is born in Pskov, Soviet Union. Fedorov also played for the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Columbus Blue Jackets and Washington Capitals during his 20-year NHL career. He is also a three-time Olympian, winning a silver medal in 1998 and a bronze medal in 2002 with Russia.
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