George Washington issues the first presidential veto, the greatest hits album is born, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar captures the NBA's career scoring title, and Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain kills himself, all on this day.
1908: Actress Bette Davis, best known for movies such as "Of Human Bondage," "Dangerous," "Jezebel," "Dark Victory," "The Letter," "All About Eve" and "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?", is born in Lowell, Massachusetts. Davis won the Academy Award for Best Actress twice, for "Dangerous" and "Jezebel," and was the first person to accrue 10 Oscar nominations for acting. She died of breast cancer at age 81 on Oct. 6, 1989.
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