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October 16

Today is the feast day of Saint Gall, Saint Hedwig, St. Lul, Saint Gerard Majella (patron saint of expectant mothers), and Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque (sometimes date given as October 17).

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Happy birthday to Angela Lansbury (1925) and Bob Weir, cofounder of the Grateful Dead who, exactly as the author of the Saint Report, was born in 1947 in San Francisco.

October 16 was also the birthday of Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953), Noah Webster (1758-1843), and Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).

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On October 16, 1916, Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the United States at 46 Amboy Stree, Brooklyn, New York.

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Marilyn Jones 2000-2008