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1918 Jack Paar (Ohio-born Host of Television's Tonight Show) Ohio Performing Artists Television Biography.com
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1840 The Ohio Institution for the Blind Hires Its First Superintendent Ohio Education Education Blindness IntelliHealth
1884 Moses Fleetwood Walker Is the First African American to Play in a Professional Baseball Game Ohio Sports Figures Baseball African-American Sports Figures Historic Firsts New York Times
1975 U.S. Postal Service Issues Stamp Honoring African-American Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar Paul Laurence Dunbar U.S. Postal Service Poetry African-American Poets Internet Movie Database

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