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Performing Artists
1932 Joel Grey (Ohio-born Actor) Ohio Peforming Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1939 Louise Lasser (New York City-born Actress) New York City Peforming Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
1947 Meshach Taylor (Massachusetts-born African-American Actor) Meshach Taylor Actors Television Famous African Americans Internet Movie Database
1979 Josh Server (Illinois-born Actor) Illinois Actors Actors Television Internet Movie Database
1987 Joss Stone (English Singer) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Biography.com
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2007 Roscoe Lee Browne (New Jersey-born African-American Emmy-Winning Actor) New Jersey Performing Artists African-American Performing Artists American Performing Artists Television Emmy Awards IMDB
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1907 New York Giants' Roger Bresnahan Is First Catcher to Wear Shin Guards New York City Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball Historic Firsts New York Times
1915 Charlie Chaplin' s "The Tramp" Is Released in the U.S. English Performing Artists Charlie Chaplin Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1936 The Detroit Red Wings Win Their First Stanley Cup Defeating Toronto 3-1 Detroit Sports Figures Hockey NHL State of Michigan
1947 Jackie Robinson Signs a Contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers Jackie Robinson Baseball Hall of Fame Famous African Americans Pasadena City College University of  Georgia
1948 Savannah-born Claude Harmon Is First Native Georgian to Win the Masters Golf Tournament Georgia  Sports Figures Golf The Masters Historic Firsts Sports Illustrated
1965 Jack Nicklaus Wins His Second Masters Championship with a Record 271 Jack Nicklaus World Golf Hall of Fame The Masters Sports Illustrated
1966 Emmett Ashford Is Major League Baseball's First African-American Umpire Baseball Major League Baseball Famous African Americans Historic Firsts CNN
Jack Nicklaus Wins His Third Masters Championship Jack Nicklaus World Golf Hall of Fame The Masters Sports Illustrated
Frank Sinatra Records Strangers in the Night Frank Sinatra Popular Musicians The Sinatra Archive
1983 Spain's Seve Ballesteros Wins His Second Masters Championship Spanish Sports Figures World Golf Hall of Fame The Masters Sports Illustrated
1996 Greg Norman Shoots a Record 63 at the Masters Greg Norman Golf The Masters University of  Georgia
1997 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 9, Leaves 100,000 Homeless, in Southern Xinjiang, China China Earthquake Death USGS
1999 Spain's Jose Maria Olazabal Wins His Second Masters Championship Spanish Sports Figures Golf The Masters Sports Illustrated
2004 Phil Mickelson Wins the Masters Title for His First Major Championship California Sports Figures Golf The Masters University of Georgia

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