What are your chances of dying in a plane crash or being killed by lightning?
The National Safety Council releases an annual Injury Facts report detailing safety statistics. Included is a comprehensive table of the odds of dying from a variety of causes.
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"Mary Had a Little Lamb" is first published, the Brooklyn Bridge opens, Major League Baseball gets lit up, Bob Dylan is born, and "Thelma & Louise" and "Braveheart" premiere in theaters, all on this day.