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.
1943: Hall of Fame pitcher Ferguson Jenkins, a three-time All-Star and the 1971 National League Cy Young Award winner, is born in Chatham, Ontario, Canada. During a 19-year career that saw him rack up 3,192 strikeouts and 284 wins, he pitched for four different teams, spending the majority of his career with the Chicago Cubs. He is the first Canadian to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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