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Performing Artists
1898 Marilyn Miller (Indiana-born Stage and Film Musical Comedy Actress) Indiana Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database Internet Broadway Database
1920 Richard Farnsworth (Los Angeles-born Actor) Los Angeles Performing Artists Actors Television Biography.com
1925 Art Pepper (California-born Alto Sax Jazz Musician) California Performing Artists Jazz Writer's Almanac
1922 Yvonne De Carlo (Canadian Actress) Yvonne De Carlo Actors Film
1931 Boxcar Willie (Texas-born Country and Western Singer) Texas Performing Artists Country Musicians Internet Movie Database
1933 Conway Twitty (Mississippi-born Country and Western Singer) Mississippi Performing Artists Country Musicians
1939 Lily Tomlin (Detroit-born Actress) Lily Tomlin Actors Television Film Stage
1946 Barry Gibb (English Popular Musician) Barry Gibb Popular Musicians
1957 Gloria Estefan (Cuban-born Latin-American Popular Singer) Gloria Estefan Popular Musicians Hispanic Performing Artists
Sports Figures
1866 James J. Corbett (San Francisco-born Member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame) San Francisco Sports Figures International Boxing Hall of Fame
1906 Rocky Marciano (Massachusetts-born Member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame) Rocky Marciano International Boxing Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1977 Ethel Waters (Pennsylvania-born African-American Singer, Actress) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Actors Film African-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
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1905 Honus Wagner Agrees to Place His Signature on Louisville Slugger Bats Honus Wagner Baseball Hall of Fame Louisville Slugger
1959 Elizabeth Taylor Signs for Lead in 20th Century Fox's Cleopatra Cleopatra Elizabeth Taylor Film The History Channel
1972 Bobby Fischer Defeats Boris Spassky for International Chess Championship Bobby Fischer Chess Cold War Courseworkbank
1984 Tina Turner Tops the Charts with "What's Love Got to Do With It?" Tina Turner Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists The History Channel
1998 Mark McGwire's Home Runs 56 & 57 Break National League Season Record Baseball Baseball Almanac

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