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Performing Artists
1944 Charles Burnett (Mississippi-born African-American Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter) Mississippi Performing Artists Filmmakers African-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
1945 Tony Dow (Los Angeles-born Actor, Producer: Wally on "Leave It to Beaver") Los Angeles Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
1946 Al Green (Arkansas-born African-American Singer, Songwriter) Arkansas Performing Artists Popular Musicians American Composers/Songwriters African-American Performing Arts
1951 Peabo Bryson (South Carolina-born African-American Singer) South Carolina Performing Artists Popular Musicians African-American Performing Arts Internet Movie Database
1967 Olga Teresa Tan (Puerto Rican Grammy-Winning Singer) Olga Teresa Tan Popular Musicians Latin-American Performing Artists Multiple Grammy Awards
1970 Rick Schroder (New York City-born Actor) New York City Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1963 Gary Kasparov (Azerbaijan-born World Chess Champion) Garry Kasparov Chess
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1939 "Wuthering Heights" Premieres On Screen Emily Bronte Film History Channel
1964 Sidney Poitier Is First African American to Win Academy Award for Best Actor Sidney Poitier Actor Film Academy Award African-American Performing Artists Historic Firsts
1967 Future Hall of Famer, Rod Carew, Plays His First Professional Baseball Game with the Minnesota Twins Rod Carew Minnesota Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Latin-American Sports Figures Minnesota Historical Society
1970 San Diego, California's Billy Casper Wins the Masters Championship California Sports Figures The Masters Sports Illustrated
1972 10-day Major League Baseball Labor Strike Ends Baseball Labor Major League Baseball Sports Illustrated
1975 Jack Nicklaus Wins His 5th Masters Championship Jack Nicklaus The Masters Sports Illustrated
1980 Seve Ballesteros Wins His 1st Masters Championship Spanish Sports Figures The Masters Sports Illustrated
1984 Pete Rose Gets his 4,000th Hit Exactly 21 Years after His First Hit Pete Rose Baseball New York Times
1986 Golfer Jack Nicklaus Wins His Sixth Masters at Age 46 Jack Nicklaus The Masters USA Today New York Times
Special Reunion of the Cast of the Andy Griffith Show Airs Andy Griffith Show Family Television History Channel
1990 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Movie Is Copyrighted Copyright Film Internet Movie Database USPTO
1997 21-year-old Tiger Woods is the Youngest and First Non-white Masters Champion Tiger Woods The Masters Historic Firsts History Channel BBC
2003 Mike Weir Is the First Canadian to Win the Masters Championship Canadian Sports Figures Historic Firsts The Masters University of Georgia

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