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Performing Artists
1868 George Arliss (English Actor) English Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1915 Harry Morgan (Michigan-born Actor, Colonel Potter in M*A*S*H) Michigan Performing Artists M*A*S*H Internet Movie Database State of Michigan
1921 Chuck Connors (New York-born Actor) New York Performing Artists Actors Television Internet Movie Database
1926 Junior Samples (Georgia-born County Music Performer) Georgia Performing Artists Country Musicians Internet Movie Database
1929 Max von Sydow (Swedish Actor) Swedish Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
1932 Omar Sharif (Egyptian Actor) Egypt Actors Film Biography.com
1951 Steven Seagal (Michigan-born Actor) Michigan Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
1983 Ryan Merriman (Oklahoma-born Actor) Oklahoma Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1984 Mandy Moore (New Hampshire-born Actress) New Hampshire Actors Film Biography.com
1988 Haley Joel Osment (Los Angeles-born Actor) Haley Joel Osment Actors Film
Sports Figures
1936 John Madden (Minnesota-born Football Coach, Sportscaster) Minnesota Sports Figures Football Hall of Fame Television Biography.com
1938 Don Meredith (Texas-born Football Player, Sportscaster) Texas Sports Figures Football Television
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1975 Marjorie Main (Indiana-born Actress) Indiana Performing Artists Actors Film
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1947 The Brooklyn Dodgers Purchase the Contract of Jackie Robinson from the Montreal Royals Jackie Robinson Baseball Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures Major League Baseball New York Times
1949 Sam Snead Wins the Masters Virginia Sports Figures World Golf Hall of Fame The Masters Sports Illustrated
1953 House of Wax Premieres as the First 3-D Color Film New York City Film Internet Movie Database
1957 Ricky Nelson First Sings on Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet in the "Rick the Drummer" Episode Television Popular Music Amazon.com
1958 Bobby Darin Records "Splish Splash" Popular Music Official Web Site
1960 Arnold Palmer Wins His Second Masters Title Arnold Palmer World Golf Hall of Fame The Masters Sports Illustrated
1961 South African Gary Player Is the First non-U.S. Golfer to Win the Masters Gary Player World Golf Hall of Fame The Masters Sports Illustrated
1970 Paul McCartney Leaves the Beatles Paul McCartney The Beatles History Channel
1971 U.S. Table Tennis Team Begins One-week Tour of China China The Cold War Table Tennis History Channel
1972 Charlie Chaplin Receives Honorary Academy Award English Performing Artists Charlie Chaplin Actors Filmmakers Academy Award History Channel
1975 Lee Elder Is First African-American Golfer to Compete in the Masters Texas Sports Figures Golf African-American Sports Figures New York Times
1977 Tom Watson Wins the Masters Missouri Sports Figures World Golf Hall of Fame The Masters Sports Illustrated
2005 Tiger Woods Wins His Fourth Masters Championship Tiger Woods Golf African-American Sports Figures Asian-American Sports Figures The Masters

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