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1914 Tom Glazer (Pennsylvania-born Folk Singer, Songwriter, Children's Author) Pennsylvania Children's Authors Folk Musicians Primary Children's Authors
Performing Artists
1965 Charlie Sheen (New York City-born Latin-American Actor) New York City Performing Artists American Performing Artists Television Film Latin-American Performing Artists
Sports Figures
1986 Shaun White (California-born Professional Skateboarder) California Sports Figures
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1588 Richard Tarleton (English Comedic Actor) English Performing Artists Chambers Book of Days
1970 Vince Lombardi (New York City-born Football Coach; Member of the Football Hall of Fame) Vince Lombardi Football Hall of Fame
1991 Frank Capra (Italian-American Film Director) Frank Capra Film
1823 David Douglas Makes First Recorded Ascent of Cascade Mountains above Columbia River Gorge Washington Mountain Climbing Firsts State of Washington
1928 Ty Cobb Gets His 4191th and Final Major League Baseball Hit Ty Cobb Baseball Hall of Fame University of Georgia
1931 The Fox Theater Opens in Spokane, Washington Washington Film State of Washington
1935 On the Utah Bonneville Salt Flats, England's Malcolm Campbell Is the First person to Break 300 mph on Land English Sports Figures Utah Auto Racing Historic Firsts History Channel New York Times
1937 Orson Welles Produces, Directs and Stars in Les Miserables Radio Play Orson Welles Radio Plays History Channel
1964 14-year-old Californian, Leonore Modell, Is Youngest Person to Swim the English Channel Great Britain California Sports Figures Swimming Solo Swims
1966 Final Episode of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Airs Television History Channel
1967 TV Game Show ''What's My Line?,'' Broadcasts Its Final Episode After More Than 17 Years on CBS Television CBS New York Times

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