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1937 Ronald Himler (Ohio-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Ohio Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists & Illustrators
1952 Robin McKinley (Ohio-born Children's Author Awarded the 1985 Newbery Medal for "The Hero and the Crown") Robin McKinley Young-adult Authors 1985 Newbery Medal for The Hero and the Crown
1907 Burgess Meredith (Ohio-born Actor) Burgess Meredith Actors Film Television
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1960 Clark Gable (Ohio-born Actor) Clark Gable Actors Film History Channel
1966 Dr. Sam Sheppard Acquitted of Charges of Murdering His Pregnant Wife in 1954 Ohio Law and Legal Resource Court TV
1977 Stephen Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" Is Registered Stephen Spielberg Patents & Trademarks Film USPTO

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