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Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1927 At His San Francisco Laboratory, Television Pioneer Philo T. Farnsworth Transmits the First Purely Electronic Image San Francisco Philo T. Farnsworth Television Historic Firsts Museum of Broadcast Communications LearnCalifornia
1953 Maureen Connolly First Woman to Sweep Tennis' Grand Slam in a Single Year Maureen Connolly Tennis Historic Firsts New York Times
1986 Desmond Tutu Elected as First Black to Lead Southern Africa's Anglican Church Desmond Tutu Religion Historic Firsts Wikipedia

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