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Performing Artists
1898 Preston Sturges (Chicago-born Film Director, Screenwriter and Playwright) Preston Sturges Film & Filmmakers
1908 Alton Strickland (Texas-born County and Western Musician) Texas Performing Artists Country Musicians Country Musicians
1915 Ingrid Bergman (Swedish Actress) Ingrid Bergman Film
1920 Charlie Parker (Kansas-born African-American Jazz Saxophonist and Composer) Charlie Parker Jazz Popular Musicians American Composers African American Performing Artists
1924 Dinah Washington (Alabama-born African-American Blues Singer: Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Alabama Performing Artists Jazz and Blues African American Performing Artists Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Internet Movie Database
1927 Marion Williams (Florida-born African-American Gospel Singer) Marion Williams Gospel Musicians African-American Performing Artists
1956 Mark Morris (Seattle-born Choreographer) Mark Morris Dance
1959 Michael Jackson (Indiana-born African-American Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Michael Jackson Rock and Roll Hall of Fame African American Performing Artists
Sports
1945 Wyomia Tyus (Georgia-born African-American Member of the Track and Field Hall of Fame) Wyomia Tyus Track and Field Hall of Fame Olympic Games African-American Sports Figures University of Georgia
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1982 Ingrid Bergman (Swedish Actress) Ingrid Bergman Film
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1958 George Harrison Joins John Lennon and Paul McCartney The Beatles Popular Musicians Wikipedia
1966 The Beatles Hold Their Final Concert in San Francisco San Francisco The Beatles Popular Music CNN
1977 Lou Brock Breaks Ty Cobb's Record for Career Stolen Bases (893) Ty Cobb Baseball Hall of Fame Notable African Americans New York Times

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