A president dies, new nations are born, the MLB All-Star Game goes indoors, and a jam band performs for the last time, all on this day.
1955: Actor Jimmy Smits, best known for his roles in the TV series "L.A. Law," "NYPD Blue" and "The West Wing," is born in Brooklyn, New York.
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