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1916 Ferruccio Lamborghini (Italian Car Manufacturer) Ferruccio Lamborghini Automobiles
Performing Artists
1878 Lionel Barrymore (Pennsylvania-born Actor) Lionel Barrymore Actors Film
1884 Henry Reed (West Virginia-born Master Fiddler, Banjoist, and Harmonica Player) Henry Reed Country Musicians
1929 Carolyn Jones (Texas-born Actress: Morticia Addams on the Addams Family) Texas Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
1941 Ann-Margret (Swedish-born American Actress) Ann-Margret Actors Film
1950 Jay Leno (New York-born Comedian and Host of the Tonight Show) New York Performing Artists Television Biography.com
Willie Colón (New York City-born Latin-American Trombonist, Composer, Singer, Musical Director) Willie Colón Folk & Ethnic Musicians Latin-American Performing Artists
1974 Penelope Cruz (Spanish-born Actress) Spanish Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
1981 Jessica Alba (California-born Actress) California Performing Artists Actors Film Latin-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1993 Jim Valvano (New York City-born Basketball Coach) New York City Sports Figures Basketball
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1896 In Washburn, Wisconsin, John L. Sullivan and His Fellow Pugilist Paddy Ryan Meet in a "Friendly" 3-round Bout Washburn, Wisconsin John L. Sullivan Boxing Hall of Fame Wisconsin Historical Society
1966 Red Auerbach Retires as Head Coach of the Boston Celtics Boston, Massachusetts New York Sports Figures Basketball NBA Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1990 The Musical ''A Chorus Line'' Closes after 6,137 Performances on Broadway New York City Musical Theater The Internet Broadway Database
1995 The Last Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Is Produced Automobiles National Corvette Museum

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