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1933 Coleman Hawkins (Missouri-born African-American Jazz Saxophonist) Coleman Hawkins Jazz Famous African Americans
1936 James DePriest (Pennsylvania-born African-American Conductor) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Classical Musicians African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1944 Earl Monroe (Pennsylvania-born African-American Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) Pennsylvania Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame African American Sports Figures
1969 Ken Griffey, Jr. (Ohio-born African-American Professional Baseball Player) Ohio Sports Figures Baseball African American Sports Figures
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1924 Florence Harding (Ohio-born Wife of Former U.S. President Warren Harding) Florence Harding President Warren Harding American Presidency
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1842 African-American Sisters of the Holy Family Parish Is Founded in New Orleans New Orleans Catholicism African-American Heritage Catholic Encyclopedia African-American Registry
1899 The Florence Crittenton Home for Unwed Mothers Opens in Dunlap, Washington Washington Women History Link
1922 Georgia's 87-yr-old Rebecca Felton Is First Woman to Serve in the U.S. Senate Georgia Women Historic Firsts U.S. Senate
1941 Eithel Leta Juanita Spinelli Is the First Woman to be Executed in California California Women Capital Punishment Historic Firsts LearnCalifornia
1987 Hispanic Women's Network of Texas Is Founded Texas Women Hispanic Heritage Hispanic Women's Network of Texas Texas State Historical Association

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