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Performing Artists
1914 Tyrone Power (Ohio-born Actor) Ohio Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1915 Alice Faye (New York City-born Actress) New York City Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database Biography.com
1942 Tammy Wynette (Mississippi-born Country Singer, Songwriter) Tammy Wynette Country & Western Musicians
Marc Alaimo (Wisconsin-born Actor) Wisconsin Performing Artists Actors Television Film Wisconsin Historical Society
1943 Michael Palin (British Comedian: Monty Python) British Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database Biography.com
Sports Figures
1884 Charles Albert "Chief" Bender (Minnesota-born Native-American Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Minnesota Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Native-American Sports Figures
1904 Gordon Richards (British Jockey and Racehorse Trainer) British Sports Figures Horse Racing
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1989 Earl Henry "Red" Blaik (Detroit-born Coach; Member of the College Football Hall of Fame) Michigan Sports Figures College Football Hall of Fame
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1904 Cy Young Throws the First Perfect Game of Baseball's Modern Era Ohio Sports Figures Cy Young: Baseball Hall of Fame Historic Firsts Baseball Almanac New York Times
1936 Bette Davis Receives the Academy Award for Best Actress for Her Role in Dangerous Bette Davis Actors Film Academy Awards The History Channel
1973 Secretariat Wins the 99th Kentucky Derby in a Record 1:59 2/5 The Kentucky Derby Horse Racing The Kentucky Derby New York Times
1978 At 37, Pete Rose Is the Youngest Player to Get 3,000 Hits Pete Rose Baseball ESPN
1986 The Last Episode of The Love Boat Airs Television The History Channel

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