Three B-52s become the first aircraft to circle the globe non-stop, Willie O'Ree breaks the NHL's color barrier, "The Jeffersons" premieres, and Jim Thorpe gets his Olympic medals back, all on this day.
1913: Actor, singer and dancer Danny Kaye, who starred in movies such as "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," "The Inspector General," "Hans Christian Andersen," "White Christmas" and "The Court Jester," is born David Daniel Kaminsky in Brooklyn, N.Y. He died of a heart attack at age 74 on March 3, 1987.
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