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JANUARY 3

1916 Betty Furness (New York City-born Consumer Advocate) New York City Performing Artists Actors U.S. Government Consumer Economics
Performing Artists
1865 Henry Alfred Lytton (English Operatic Performer) Henry Alfred Lytton Opera
1886 Josephine Hull (Massachusetts-born Actress) Josephine Hull Actors
1909 Victor Borge (Danish Pianist, Humorist) Victor Borge Musicians Actors Television
1916 Maxene Andrews (Minnesota-born Popular Singer; The Andrews Sisters) Minnesota Performing Artists Popular Musicians Minnesota Historical Society
1922 Bill Travers (English Actor) Bill Travers Actors Film
1932 Dabney Coleman (Texas-born Actor) Dabney Coleman Actors Film Television
1945 Stephen Stills (Texas-born Popular Musician: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young) Stephen Stills Popular Musicians
1946 Victoria Principal (American Actress: "Dallas") Victoria Principal Television Film
1956 Mel Gibson (New York-born Actor, Filmmaker) Mel Gibson Actors Filmmakers 1995 Academy Award for Directing: Braveheart
1975 Danica McKellar (California-born Actress: Winnie in The Wonder Years) Danica McKellar Actors Television
Sports Figures
1923 Hank Stram (Chicago-born Football Coach: Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Hank Stram Professional Football Hall of Fame
1939 Bobby Hull (Canadian Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame) Bobby Hull Hockey Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1987 Aretha Franklin Is First Woman Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Aretha Franklin Women African-American Performing Artists Rock and Roll Hall of Fame History Channel
1989 The Arsenio Hall Show Premieres Television African-American Performing Artists The Internet Movie Database
2000 The Last Original Daily ''Peanuts'' Comic Strip Appears in 2,600 Newspapers Charles Schulz Cartoons & Comics Journalism CNN
2003 At the Fiesta Bowl in Arizona, Ohio State Defeats Miami 31-24 in Double Overtime to Win the National Championship Arizona Football Ohio State University University of Miami Fiesta Bowl ESPN

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