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Performing Artists
1894 Jean Renoir (French-born American Film Director) French Performing Artists Filmmakers
1903 Roy Acuff (Tennessee-born Country Music Singer and Songwriter) Tennessee Performing Artists Country Musicians
1907 Fay Wray (Canadian Actress: King Kong) Canadian Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1916 Margaret Lockwood (English Actress) English Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1928 Cannonball Adderley (Florida-born African-American Jazz Saxophonist and Bandleader) Cannonball Adderley Jazz African American Performing Artists
1945 Jessye Norman (Georgia-born African-American Operatic Singer) Georgia Performing Artists Opera Noted African American Performing Artists University of Georgia
1946 Tommy Lee Jones (Texas-born Actor) Texas Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
Oliver Stone (New York City-born Filmmaker) New York City Performing Artists Filmmakers Biography.com
Sports Figures
1906 Irving Jaffee (New York City-born Gold Medal-Winning Speed Skater, 1932 Winter Olympics) New York City Sports Figures Speed Skating 1932 Winter Olympics
1938 Gaylord Perry (North Carolina-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) North Carolina Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1961 Dan Marino (Pennsylvania-born Member of the Football Hall of Fame) Pennsylvania Sports Figures College Football Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1976 Urban "Red" Faber (Iowa-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Iowa Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
2008 Richard Wright (English Keyboard Player of Pink Floyd) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Pink Floyd National Public Radio
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1895 Glenn "Pop" Warner Begins Job As University of Georgia's First Football Coach Georgia University of Georgia Football College Football Hall of Fame University of Georgia
1901 The Detroit Tigers Record Their Most Lopsided Shutout Victory, Beating Cleveland 21-0 Detroit, Michigan Baseball Major League Baseball State of Michigan
1985 Europe Beats the U.S. in the Ryder Cup for First Time in 28 Years Golf BBC

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