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1905 Dalton Trumbo (Colorado-born Screenwriter) Dalton Trumbo Film Makers
Performing Artists
1898 Emmett Kelly (Kansas-born Clown) Kansas Performing Artists American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
1916 Kirk Douglas (Issur Danielovitch Damsky: New York-born Actor) New York Performing Artists Film
1922 Redd Foxx (Missouri-born African-American Comedic Actor) MIssouri Performing Artists American Performing Artists Television African American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
1929 John Cassavetes (New York City-born Actor, Filmmaker) New York City Performing Artists Film The Internet Movie Database
1930 Buck Henry (New York City-born Comedic Actor, Writer) New York City Performing Artists American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
1934 Judi Dench (English Actress) English Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
1953 John Malkovitch (Illinois-born Actor) Illinois Performing Artists Film Biography.com
1957 Donny Osmond (Utah-born Popular Singer) Utah Performing Artists American Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1942 Dick Butkus (Chicago-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Chicago Sports Figures Football Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1930 Rube Foster (Texas-born Founder of the National Negro Baseball League; Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Rube Foster Baseball Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures Texas State Historical Association
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1924 Wrigley's Gum Is Trademarked Trademarks and Patents Wrigley USPTO
1935 The First Heisman Trophy Is Presented to the University of Chicago's Jay Berwanger Iowa Sports Figures University of Chicago Heisman Foundation Historic First State Historical Society of Iowa
The Detroit Lions Defeat the New York Giants 26-7 to Win Their First NFL Championship Detroit Football NFL Historic First State of Michigan
1965 A Charlie Brown Christmas Premieres Peanuts Television Internet Movie Database

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