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Performing Artists
1898 Paul Whiteman (Colorado-born Bandleader) Colorado Performing Artists jazz Internet Movie Database
1914 Frank Lovejoy (New York-born Actor) New York Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
1921 Dirk Bogarde (English Actor) English Performing Artists Actors Biography.com
1924 Freddie Bartholomew (Irish Actor) Irish Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1944 Ken Howard (California-born Actor) California Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
1948 Dianne Wiest (Missouri-born Actress: Emmy Award and 2 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress) Dianne Wiest Actors Film Television 1995 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 1987 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 1997 Emmy Award for Guest Actress in a Drama Series
1955 Reba McEntire (Oklahoma-born County Singer, Actress) Reba McEntire Country Singer 1986 Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance 1993 Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals
1970 Vince Vaughn (Minnesota-born Actor) Minnesota Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
1981 Julia Stiles (New York-born Actress) New York Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1944 Rick Barry (New Jersey-born Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) New Jersey Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1958 W.C. Handy (Alabama-born African-American Jazz Musician, Composer) W.C. Handy Jazz Composers Famous African Americans
1979 Emmett Kelly (Kansas-born Circus Clown) Kansas Performing Artists American Performing Artists
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1891 First World Weightlifting Championship Held Weightlifiting Historic Firsts 2004 Athens Olympic Games
1912 The Oxford and the Cambridge Boats Both Sink in the Annual Varsity Boat Race English Sports Figures Rowing Oxford-Cambridge Varsity Boat Race Historic UK
1920 Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks Divorce Spouses So They Can Marry Mary Pickford Douglas Fairbanks PBS History Channel
1927 Majestic Theater Opens at 245 W 44th St New York City NYC Stage & Theater NYTix
1947 Last Radio Episode of "Buck Rogers the 25th Century " Airs Radio Original Old Radio
1963 Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds Opens in U.S. Theaters Alfred Hitchcock Film The Internet Movie Database
1999 The Baltimore Orioles Defeat the Cuban National Team 3-2 in 11 Innings Cuban Sports Figures Maryland Sports Figures Major League Baseball Baseball Hispanic Sports Figures New York Times

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