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The following people were born
MANGIAVACCHI, Mr Emilio Giovanni Andrea Onorato — 16th August 1864
BYRNE, Mr James Edward — 16th August 1867
COMPTON, Mr Alexander Taylor jr — 16th August 1874
MOCK, Mr Philipp Edmund — 16th August 1881
SäGESSER, Mlle Emma — 16th August 1887

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ABRAHAMSSON, Mr August Abraham Johannes — 16th August 1961
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The Times (1913) Lightoller Promoted to Lieutenant, R.N.R.
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