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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
Deaths
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
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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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