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1915 Bob Kane (New York City-born Cartoonist: Creator of Batman) Bob Kane Comics & Cartoons
Performing Artists
1882 Sybil Thorndike (English Actress) English Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1911 Sonny Terry (Georgia-born Jazz Musician) Sonny Terry Jazz & Blues
1939 F. Murray Abraham *Pennsylvania-born Academy Award-winning Actor) Pensylvania Performing Artists American Performing Artists Film Received Academy Award for Anadeus in 1984 Internet Movie Database
1941 Bill Wyman (English Popular Musician: The Rolling Stones) The Rolling Stones Popular Musicians
1947 Kevin Kline (Missouri-born Actor) Kevin Kline American Performing Artists Film
Sports Figures
1926 Tittle, Y.A. (Texas-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Texas Sports Figures Professional Football Hall of Fame
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1972 Jackie Robinson (Georgia-born African-American Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Jackie Robinson Baseball Hall of Fame U.S. Civil Rights Famous African Americans
1993 Vincent Price (Missouri-born Actor) Vincent Price Actors Film
1857 England's Sheffield Football Club Is Formed As the World's First Soccer Team Great Britain Soccer Historic Firsts New York Times
1935 Langston Hughes' Mulatto Opens on Broadway Langston Hughes Plays African-American History Internet Broadway Database
1959 Wilt Chamberlain Scores 43 Points in His NBA Debut Wilt Chamberlain National Basketball Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures New York Times
1975 A Chorus Line Opens on Broadway New York City <I>A Chorus Line</I> Musical Theater History Channel
1992 Toronto Blue Jays Are First Team Outside the United States to Win the World Series Canada Major League Baseball Historic Firsts New York Times

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