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United States: Stephen Foster Memorial Day
(Remembrance of Foster on the anniversary of his death: 1/13/1864)
Stephen Foster American Composers Folk Music Government Printing Office
1884 Sophie Tucker (Russian-American Singer, Actress) Sophie Tucker Actors Popular Musicians
1926 Melba Liston (Missouri-born African-American Jazz Trombonist) Melba Liston Popular Musicians Famous African Americans
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1864 Stephen Foster (Pennsylvania-born Songwriter) Stephen Foster American Composers Folk Music
1501 First Hymnbook Printed in the Vernacular of the People Includes 89 Hymns in the Czech Language Czech Republic Religion Music World Languages Historic Firsts Concordia
1910 Enrico Caruso Is Broadcast Live from the New York Metropolitan Opera Enrico Caruso New York Metropolitan Opera Opera Radio History of Technology History Channel
2002 The Fantasticks Closes Off-Broadway after 17,162 Shows Over Nearly 42 Years Official Website Theatre History

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