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JANUARY 1

1900 Xavier Cugat (Spanish Violinist, Bandleader) Spanish Performing Artists Folk and Ethnic Musicians Hispanic Performing Artists Internet Movie Database Biography.com
1923 Milt Jackson (Detroit-born African-American Jazz Vibraphonist) Detroit Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
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1963 Hank Williams (Alabama-born Country Musician, Member of the Country Music Hall of Fame) Hank Williams Country Musicians Amercian Composers Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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1724 J.S. Bach's "Sacred Cantata No. 190" Is Performed As Bach's First Annual Sacred Cantata Cycle in Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Religious Music Christmas Music New Years American Public Media
1725 J.S. Bach's "Sacred Cantata No. 41" Is Performed As Bach's Second Annual Sacred Cantata Cycle in Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Religious Music Christmas Music New Years American Public Media
1726 J.S. Bach's "Sacred Cantata No. 16" Is Performed As Bach's Third Annual Sacred Cantata Cycle in Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Religious Music Christmas Music New Years American Public Media
1729 J.S. Bach's "Sacred Cantata No. 171" Is Performed As Bach's Fourth Sacred Cantata Cycle in Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Religious Music Christmas Music New Years American Public Media
1735 Part 4 of J.S. Bach's 6-part "Christmas Oratorio," S. 248, Is Performed in Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Religious Music Christmas Music New Years American Public Media
1908 Gustav Mahler Makes His Conducting Debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York Gustav Mahler New York City Classical Music Opera Metropolitan Opera American Public Media
1962 The Beatles and the Tremeloes Audition for London Record Company Decca, Which Signs the Tremeloes but Not the Beatles English Performing Artists The Beatles Popular Musicians History Channel

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