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South Africa : Heritage Day
- 1717: Horace Walpole (novelist and politician)
- 1896: F Scott Fitzgerald (novelist)
- 1936: Jim Henson (creator of the Muppets)
- 1942: Linda McCartney (singer and animal rights activist)
- 1948: Phil Hartman (actor)
- 1959: Steve Whitmire (voice actor for Kermit the Frog and other characters since Jim Henson's death in 1990)