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1906

The San Francisco school board orders the segregation of Oriental schoolchildren, inciting Japanese outrage. [Source: HistoryNet.com.]

1961

Birth of Steve Young, #8, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers from 1987 to 1999. Graduated from Brigham Young University. Chosen by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 1985 NFL draft and traded to San Francisco in 1987. All-Pro four times, NFL MVP twice, seven Pro Bowls. [Sources: the Orange County Register and the Pro Football League Hall of Fame.]