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JANUARY 20

1586 Johannes Schein (German Composer) German Composers Composers
1894 Eva Jessye (Kansas-born African-American Composer, Choral Director, Writer, Actress) Eva Jessye American Composers African American Performing Artists
1895 Walter Piston (Maine-born Composer) Walter Piston American Composers
1924 Slim Whitman (Florida-born Country & Western Singer) Tampa, Florida Country and Western Musicians Internet Movie Database
1935 Luther Tucker (Tennessee-born African-American Blues Guitarist) Tennessee Performing Artists Jazz and Blues African American Performing Artists
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1961 The 78-piece Milton, Wisconsin Union High School Band Marches in JFK's Inauguration Parade in Washington, D.C. Milton, Wisconsin Kennedy Inauguration Music Education Wisconsin State Historical Society

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