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Performing Artists
1884 Sophie Tucker (Russian-American Vaudeville Performer) Russia Performing Artists Stage & Theater Internet Movie Database
1919 Tennessee Ernie Ford (Tennessee-born County Singer) Tennessee Performing Artists Country & Western Performers Internet Movie Database
1933 Kim Novak (Chicago-born Actress) Chicago Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1934 George Segal (New York-born Actor, Musician) New York Performing Artists Actors Musicians Film Internet Movie Database
1944 Stockard Channing (New York City-born Actress) New York City Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
1950 Peter Gabriel (English Popular Musician, Songwriter) Peter Gabriel Popular Musicians
1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus (New York City-born Actress: Elaine in Seinfeld) New York City Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
1961 Henry Rollins (Washington, D.C. Popular Singer) Washington D.C. Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1964 Penelope Ann Miller (Los Angeles-born Actress) Los Angeles Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1966 Patrick Dempsey (Maine-born Actor) Maine Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
1968 Kelly Hu (Hawaiian-born Asian-American Actress) Hawaiian Performing Artists Actors Film Asian-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1918 Patty Berg (Minnesota-born Member of the World Golf Hall of Fame) Minnesota Sports Figures World Golf Hall of Fame
1919 Eddie Robinson (Louisiana-born African-American Football Coach; Member of the College Football Hall of Fame) Eddie Robinson Famous African Americans Football
1947 Mike Krzyzewski (Chicago-born Basketball Coach) Chicago Sports Figures Basketball
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2002 Waylon Jennings (Texas-born Country & Western Musician) Texas Performing Artists Country Musicians Internet Movie Database
1920 Negro National Baseball League Is Organized at a Kansas City YMCA Rube Foster Negro Baseball African-American History Negro League Baseball Players Association African American Registry
1937 Prince Valiant Comic Strip First Appears Cartoons & Comics Toonpedia
1967 The Beatles Release "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields Forever" The Beatles Popular Musicians Discogs
1974 James "Cool Papa" Bell Elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame Cool Papa Bell Famous African-Americans Baseball Hall of Fame Baseball Library
1976 U.S. Figure Skater, Dorothy Hamill, Wins Olympic Gold in Innsbruck, Austria Connecticut Sports Figures Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976 Winter Olympic Games New York Times
1995 Los Angeles Dodgers Sign Hideo Nomo, a Five-time All-Star in the Japanese Leagues Japanese Sports Figures Los Angeles Los Angeles Dodgers Asian-American Sports Figures New York Times
2000 The Last Original Sunday Peanuts Comic Strip Is Published Charles M. Schulz Comics and Cartoons Official Website CNN
2002 Olympic Figure Skating Judge Admits She Was Pressured into Voting for the Russian Pairs Utah Figure Skating 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics PBS
2005 Ray Charles Receives 8 Grammy Awards Posthumously Ray Charles Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists The Grammy Awards BBC

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