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July 28

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  • 1962 - The Miracle Worker, a movie about Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach deaf-blind child Helen Keller how to communicate, is released in theaters. The movie won 2 Oscars, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress.


Deaths

  • 2009 - James C. Marsters - deaf orthodontist who was part of the team that developed the first TDD that enabled text communication via a telephone line.[1]


References

  1. Shapiro, T. Rees. James C. Marsters, 85: Phone System Increased Independence for Deaf. The Washington Post, 2009-08-28. Accessed 2009-08-31.