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Performing Artists
1922 Al Hirt (New Orleans-born Jazz Clarinetist) New Orleans Performing Artists Jazz
1937 Mary Travers (Kentucky-born Folk Singer of Peter, Paul & Mary) Kentucky Performing Artists Peter, Paul & Mary
1942 Johnny Rivers (New York Coty-born Popular Musician) New York City Performing Artists Popular Musicians
1943 Joni Mitchell (Canadian Popular Musician) Joni Mitchell Popular Musicians
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1932 Buck Rogers First Broadcast on CBS Radio Radio Old Time Radio
1951 Ava Gardner Marries Frank Sinatra Ava Gardner Frank Sinatra History Channel
1956 Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill Opens on Broadway Eugene O'Neill Plays Internet Broadway Database
1963 Elston Howard First African American MVP of the American League Missouri Sports Figures Baseball African-American Sports Figures African American Registry
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Premieres Film Internet Movie Database
1964 Major League Baseball Announces the Milwaukee Braves Will Move to Atlanta, Georgia for the 1966 Season Milwaukee, Wisconsin Atlanta, Georgia Baseball Major League Baseball University of Georgia
1991 NBA Star Magic Johnson Announces He Has Tested Positive for the AIDS Virus Michigan Sports Figures NBA AIDS New York Times

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