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Performing Artists
1905 Eddie Condon (Indiana-born Jazz Musician) Indiana Performing Artists Jazz Internet Movie Database
1907 Burgess Meredith (Ohio-born Actor) Burgess Meredith Actors Film Television
1958 Marg Helgenberger (Nebraska-born Actress) Nebraska Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
1967 Lisa Bonet (San Francisco-born African-American Actress: Cosby) San Francisco Performing Artists Actors Television African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1970 Martha Plimpton (New York City-born Actress) New York City Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1963 Zina Garrison (Texas-born African-American Professional Tennis Player) Zina Garrison Tennis African American Sports Figures
1964 Dwight Gooden (Florida-born African-American Baseball Player) Florida Sports Figures Baseball African American Sports Figures
1977 Oksana Baiul (Ukrainian Olympic Figure Skater) Ukranian Sports Figures Figure Skating The Olympic Games
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1960 Clark Gable (Ohio-born Actor) Clark Gable Actors Film History Channel
1912 Knee Injury Ends College Football Career of Future President Dwight Eisenhower President Eisenhower Football USA Today
1931 The Chicago Bears' Joe Lintzenich Gets Off a 94-yard Punt Against the New York Giants Football NFL USA Today
1957 Notre Dame Ends Oklahoma's 47-game Winning Streak with 7-0 Victory Football USA Today New York Times
Boston Celtic's Bill Russell Pulls Down in 111-89 Win Against the Warriors Basketball Hall of Fame NBA USA Today
1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein Musical ''The Sound of Music'' Opens on Broadway The Sound of Music The Internet Broadway Database
1977 Stephen Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" Is Registered Stephen Spielberg Patents & Trademarks Film USPTO
1982 NFL and Players Union Reach Agreement Ending 57-day Strike Football NFL Labor and Labor Day New York Times
1983 English Football Fans Riot in Luxembourg Luxembourg Great Britain Soccer BBC

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