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1922 Charles Schulz (Minnesota-born Cartoonist; Creator of Peanuts) Charles Schulz Cartoons & Comics
Performing Artists
1910 Cyril Cusack (South African Actor, Director, Playwright) Cyril Cusack Stage & Theater Television
1933 Robert Goulet (Massachusetts-born Actor) Robert Goulet Stage & Theater
1939 Tina Turner (Tennessee-born African-American Popular Singer, Dancer) Tina Turner Popular Musicians African American Performing Artists
Sports Figures
1946 Art Shell (South Carolina-born African-American Sports Figures) Art Shell Professional Football Hall of Fame African American Sports Figures
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1956 Tommy Dorsey (Pennsylvania-born Trombonist, Bandleader Tommy Dorsey Popular Musicians
1832 First Streetcar Begins Operation in New York City New York City Transportation Historic Firsts New York Times
1927 Ford Debuts the First Model A Henry Ford The Ford Motor Company Automobiles Historic Firsts History Channel
1942 Casablanca Premieres at the Hollywood Theater in New York City Humphrey Bogart Casablanca Internet Movie Database Writer's Almanac Library of Congress
1956 Reverend Bob Richards Wins His Second Olympic Pole Vault Gold Medal with a Record 14' 11.5" Vault Illinois Sports Figures Track and Field Hall of Fame 1956 Summer Olympics New York Times
1979 China Rejoins the International Olympic Committee China The Olympics Television Arvhives
1981 Miles Davis Marries Cicely Tyson Cicely Tyson Miles Davis Popular Musicians Actors African American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database

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