Saccharin is accidentally discovered, the 22nd Amendment is ratified, Michael Jackson wins his first Grammy, and Mister Rogers dies, all on this day.
2011: Hall of Fame baseball center fielder Duke Snider, who played most of his 18-season career with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers, dies at the age of 84 in Escondido, California. Snider, who also played one season each with the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants, was an eight-time All-Star selection and won two World Series titles with the Dodgers in 1955 and 1959. He batted .295 with 407 home runs and 1,333 RBI in 2,143 games in his career.
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