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MAPS: Hurricane Guillermo
2013: Author Elmore Leonard, best known for his westerns and crime novels, several of which have been turned into movies and TV shows, dies at age 87 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, of complications from a stroke suffered three weeks earlier. Among his most well-known books are "Get Shorty," "Out of Sight," "3:10 to Yuma," "Rum Punch" (the basis for Quentin Tarantino's "Jackie Brown") and "Pronto," which introduced the character of U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, the central figure in the FX television series "Justified."
Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.
We've been watching what's being called the "greatest activation of Hawaiian people in more than 100 years." But could a new movement designed to unite those people tear them apart? It’s something that critics of Na’i Aupuni say could happen.
Guillermo is a category 2 hurricane in the Eastern Pacific, racing in Hawaii's direction.
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