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Performing Artists
1889 Pearl White (Missouri-born Actress) Missouri Performing Aritsts American Performing Artists Film Internet Movie Database
1912 John Garfield (New York City-born Actor) New York Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1932 Miriam Makeba (South African Popular Singer, Rights Activist) Miriam Makeba Popular Musicians Human Rights
1938 Paula Prentiss (Texas-born Actress) Texas Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Broadway Database
1944 Bobby Womack (Ohio-born African-American Vocalist, Songwriter) Ohio Performing Artists Popular Musicians American Songwriters and Composers African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1950 Emilio Estefan (Cuban-American Music Producer, Songwriter) Cuban Performing Artists Popular Musicians Latin-American Performing Artists
1958 Patricia Heaton (Ohio-born Actress) Ohio Performing Aritsts American Performing Artists Television
1967 Evan Dando (Massachusetts-born Folk-Rock Musician) Massachusetts Performing Artists Folk Musicians Popular Musicians
1968 Patsy Kensit (English Popular Singer, Actress) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Actors
Sports Figures
1888 Knute Rockne (Norwegian-American Football Coach; Member of the College Football Hall of Fame) Knute Rockne College Football Hall of Fame New York Times
1891 Dazzy Vance (Iowa-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Iowa Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1901 Charles Goren (Pennsylvania-born Contract Bridge Authority) Pennsylvania Sports Figures Games
1961 Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini (Ohio-born Professional Boxer) Ohio Sports Figures Boxing
1976 Peyton Manning (Louisiana-born Professional Football Player) Peyton Manning Football
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1996 Minnie Pearl (Tennessee-born Country Comedian) Tennessee Performing Artists Country Performing Artists Internet Movie Database History Channel
1864 President Lincoln and Family Visit Grover's Theatre to See Edwin Booth Play "Richelieu" Washington, D.C. President Abraham Lincoln Stage and Theater Lincoln Logs
1952 In North Hollywood, California, Ronald Reagan Marries Nancy Davis California Ronald Reagan History Channel
1975 Charlie Chaplin Is Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II British Performing Artists Queen Elizabeth II Charlie Chaplin BBC
1984 Television Academy Management Hall of Fame Announces Its First Inductees David Sarnoff William S. Paley Television Television Academy Management Hall of Fame
1989 Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc. Announce Plans to Merge into the World's Largest Media and Entertainment Conglomerate Journalism Television Film Business Time Warner New York Times

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