Spanish Influenza breaks out, Janet Reno is confirmed as the first female attorney general, and a massive earthquake and tsunami cripple Japan, all on this day.
1989: Actor Anton Yelchin, best known for his roles in movies such as "Star Trek" (2009), "Terminator Salvation," "Fright Night" (2011), and "Like Crazy," is born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union, which today is Saint Petersburg, Russia.
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