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Oklahoma: Will Rogers Day
(Observance of the birth date of Will Rogers: 11/4/1879)
Will Rogers American Entertainers Official Website
Performing Artists
1879 Will Rogers (Oklahoma-born Humorist) Will Rogers Stage & Theater Film
1918 Art Carney (New York-born Actor; 1974 Academy Award for Best Actor in "Harry and Tonto") Art Carney Actors Television Film 1974 Academy Award for Best Actor in Harry and Tonto
1937 Loretta Swit (New Jersey-born Actress; Margaret Hoolihan in M*A*S*H) New Jersey Performing Artists Actors Television Internet Movie Database
1961 Ralph Macchio (New York-born Actor) New York Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1969 Matthew McConaughey (Texas-born Actor) Texas Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1971 Sean "Puffy" Combs (New York City-born African-American Popular Musician) Sean Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1955 Cy Young (Ohio-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame; Namesake of the Cy Young Award) Ohio Sports Figures Baseball Hall of
Fame Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1959 Ernie Banks Wins His Second Straight National League MVP Award Baseball Hall of Fame Famous African Americans New York Times
1960 Clark Gable & Marilyn Monroe Finish The Misfits: Final Movie for Both Clark Gable Marilyn Monroe Film Turner Classic Movies
1965 Craig Breedlove Shatters Land Speed Record on Utah Salt Flats: 555.49 mph Utah Automobiles History of Technology Historic Firsts History Channel
Lee Ann Breedlove First Woman Faster Than 300 mph on Land Utah Automobiles Women Historic Firsts History Channel

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