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1928 Shirley Climo (Ohio-born Children's Author) Ohio Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
1895 Helen Hooven Santmyer (Ohio-born Author) Ohio Authors Writers Almanac
1903 William DeHart Hubbard (Ohio-born African-American Member of the Track & Field Hall of Fame; First African-American to Win an Olympic Gold Medal) Ohio Sports Figures 1924 Summer Olympics Track & Field Hall of  Fame African-American Sports Figures African American Registry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1944 Kenesaw Mountain Landis (Ohio-born Judge; Commissioner of Major League Baseball: 1920-44) Ohio Sports Figures Law and Legal Resources Major League Baseball Baseball Hall of Fame
1958 Charles Kettering (Ohio-born Inventor, Industrial Pioneer) Charles Kettering American Scientists & Inventors American Business Leaders

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