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Performing Artists
1894 Lucille Hegamin (Georgia-born African-American Blues Singer) Georgia Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1895 Busby Berkeley (Los Angeles-born Filmmaker) Busby Berkeley Dance Filmmakers Internet Movie Database
1915 Billy Strayhorn (Ohio-born Jazz Pianist, Composer) Ohio Performing Artists Jazz American Composers
1940 Chuck Magione (New York-born Popular Musician) New York Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1949 Garry Shandling (Pennsylvania-born Comedian) Chicago Performing Artists Actors Television Internet Movie Database Biography
1955 Howie Mandel (Canadian Comedian) Canadian Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
1964 Don Cheadle (Missouri-born African-American Actor) Missouri Performing Artists Actors Television Film African-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1927 Vince Scully (New York-born Baseball Broadcaster: Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) New York Sports Figures Sportscaster Baseball Hall of Fame
1927 Mariano Rivera (Panamanian Professional Baseball Player) Panamanian Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1981 Natalie Wood (San Francisco-born Actress: Drowned in Boating Accident) San Francisco Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1986 Cary Grant (English Actor) Cary Grant Actors Film History Channel
2001 George Harrison (English Popular Musician: Member of the Beatles) George Harrison The Beatles
1890 Navy Wins First Army-Navy Game 24-0 at West Point, NY New York Football Historic Firsts New York Times Merriam-Webster
1934 Detroit Lions Begin Thanksgiving Day Tradition in 19-16 Loss to Chicago Bears Detroit Football Thanksgiving Day National Football League
1963 The Beatles Release I Want to Hold Your Hand in Great Britain Great Britain The Beatles About the Beatles
1981 Natalie Wood Drowns in Boating Accident Off California's Catalina Island San Francisco Performing Artists Actors Film Death Internet Movie Database
1997 Eddie Robinson Finishes 56-year Career as Grambling Football Coach Eddie Robinson College Football Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures Grambling State University

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