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DECEMBER 10

1879 E.H. (Ernest Howard) Shepard (English Children's Author, Illustrator) E.H. Shepard Artists Winnie the Pooh
Performing Artists
1896 Vivienne Osborne (Iowa-born Actress) Iowa Performing Artists American Performing Artists Film Internet Movie Database
1910 John Hammond (New York City-born Music Producer) John Hammond Popular Music
1911 Chet Huntley (Montana-born Newscaster) Montana Journalism Television Internet Movie Database
1914 Dorothy Lamour (New Orleans-born Actress) New Orleans Peforming Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1928 Dan Blocker (Texas-born Actor) Texas Peforming Artists Actors Television Texas State Historical Association
1960 Kenneth Branagh (Northern Ireland-born Shakespearean Actor, Director) Kenneth Branagh William Shakespeare Actors Film Makers
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1946 Walter Johnson (Kansas-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Walter Johnson Baseball Hall of Fame
1967 Otis Redding (Georgia-born African-American Popular Singer Killed in a Plane Crash Near Madison, Wisconsin) Madison, Wisconsin Otis Redding Popular Musicians Air Disasters African-American Performing Artists History Channel University of  Georgia
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1915 Ford Produces the One-Millionth Model T Automobiles Ford Motor Company History Channel
1938 Filming Begins in Hollywood for Gone with the Wind Los Angeles Gone with the Wind History Channel University of  Georgia
1965 The "Grateful Dead" Play Their First Concert at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco San Francisco Popular Musicians Historic Firsts New York Times
1967 A Plane Crash Near Madison, Wisconsin, Kills Soul Singer Otis Redding and Members of the Bar-Kays Band Madison, Wisconsin Otis Redding Popular Musicians Air Disasters African-American Performing Artists Death History Channel University of  Georgia
1971 New York Mets Trade Nolan Ryan to the California Angels New York Sports Figures California Sports Figures Nolan Ryan Baseball Hall of Fame Major League Baseball New York Times

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