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Performing Artists
1902 Louise Beavers (Ohio-born African-American Actress) Louise Beavers Actors Film African-American Performing Artists
1923 Cyd Charisse (Texas-born Dancer, Actress) Texas Performing Artsts Dance Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1940 Susan Clark (Canadian Actress) Canadian Performing Artsts Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
1943 Lynn Redgrave (English Actress) English Performing Artsts Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1945 Micky Dolenz (Los Angeles-born Popular Musician: The Monkeys) Los Angeles Performing Artsts Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1947 Carole Bayer Sager (New York City-born Popular Songwriter) Carole Bayer Sager Popular Music American Composers & Songrwriters Internet Movie Database
1959 Aidan Quinn (Chicago-born Actor) Chicago Performing Artsts Filmmakers Internet Movie Database
1961 Camryn Manheim (Illinois-born Actress) Illinois Performing Artsts Actors Television Internet Movie Database
1976 Freddie Prinze, Jr. (New Mexico-born Latin-American Actor) Freddie Prinze, Jr. Actors Hispanic-American Studies Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1922 Carl Furillo (Pennsylvania-born Professional Baseball Player) Pennsylvania Sports Figures Baseball
1953 Jim Rice (South Carolina-born African-American Professional Baseball Player) South Carolina Sports Figures Baseball African-American Sports Figures
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1971 Harold Lloyd (Nebraska-born Actor) Harold Lloyd Actors Film
1993 Billy Eckstine (Pennsylvania-born African-American Popular Singer) Pennsylvania Performing Artsts Popular Musicians Jazz African-American Performing Artists History Channel
1999 Joe DiMaggio (California-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Joe Dimaggio Baseball Hall of Fame New York Times
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1936 The First Stock Car Race Is Held at Daytona, Florida Florida Auto Racing Historic Firsts History Channel
1949 Channel 5, WAGA-TV, Begins Broadcasting as Atlanta's CBS Affiliate Atlanta, Georgia Television Historic Firsts WAGA-TV University of Georgia
1959 Groucho, Chico & Harpo Marx Appear Together on Television for the Final Time The Marx Brothers Television Internet Movie Database
1966 Baseball Hall of Fame Veterans Committee Waives Its Rules and Inducts Casey Stengel `Missouri Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Baseball Library
1971 Joe Frazier Defeats Muhammad Ali to Remain Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali Boxing Hall of Fame African American Sports Figures New York Times

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