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Performing Artists
1929 Audrey Hepburn (Belgian Actress) Audrey Hepburn Actors Film 1953 Academy Award for Best Actress History Channel
1959 Randy Travis (North Carolina-born Country Musician) Randy Travis Western & Country Musicians
Sports Figures
1903 Elmer Layden (Iowa-born Member of the College Football Hall of Fame) Iowa Sports Figures College Football Hall of Fame
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1975 Moe Howard (New York City-born Member of the Three Stooges) New York Performing Artists The Three Stooges Internet Movie Database
1871 The Fort Wayne Kekionga Beat the Cleveland Forest Citys, 2-0, in the First Professional Baseball Game of the National Association Fort Wayne, Indiana Cleveland, Ohio Baseball Historic Firsts Indiana Historical Society
1927 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was founded. Film Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences New York Times
1929 Show Boat Closes on Broadway After 572 Performances New York City Plays American Musical Internet Broadway Database
1959 The First Grammy Awards Are Announced The Grammy Awards Music Historic Firsts History Channel
1965 New York City's Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul Jabbar) Announces He Will Attend UCLA New York City Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures UCLA New York Times
1973 Led Zeppelin Opens a 34-Concert U.S. Tour Before 50,000 Fans in Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Atlanta, Georgia Popular Musicians University of Georgia
1975 The Minnesota Twins Retire Number 3 in Honor of Harmon Killebrew Minnesota Sports Figures Idaho Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Minnesota Historical Society

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