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Performing Artists
1878 Charles S. Gilpin (Virginia-born African-American Actor and Singer) Virginia Performing Artists Actors African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1896 Sallie Martin (Georgia-born African-American Gospel Singer) Georgia Performing Artists Gospel Musicians African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1932 Richard Dawson (English American Television Game Show Host) English Performing Artists Television
1946 Duanne Allman (Georgia-born Popular Singer and Guitarist) Georgia Performing Artists Popular Musicians University of Georgia
1975 Dierks Bentley (Arizona-born Country Music Performer) Arizona Performing Artists Country Musicians
Sports Figures
1866 Kenesaw Mountain Landis (Ohio-born Judge; Commissioner of Major League Baseball: 1920-44) Ohio Sports Figures Law and Legal Resources Major League Baseball Baseball Hall of Fame
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2006 Robert Altman (Kansas City-born Filmmaker: "M*A*S*H") Robert Altman Filmmakers Internet Movie Database
1971 "Theme from 'Shaft,'" by Isaac Hayes, Reaches #1 for the First of Two Weeks. Isaac Hayes Popular Music African-American Performing Artists Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1984 20-year-old Dwight Gooden Youngest National League Rookie of the Year Florida Sports Figures Baseball Famous African Americans Baseball Library

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