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JANUARY 31

1797 Franz Schubert (Austrian Composer) Franz Schubert Composers
1881 Anna Pavlova (Russian Dancer) Russian Performing Artists Ballet
1892 Eddie Cantor (New York City-born Actor, Singer) New York Performing Artists Popular Musicians The Internet Movie Database
1906 Roosevelt Sykes (Arkansas-born African-American Blues Singer) Arkansas Performing Artists Jazz and Blues African American Performing Artists The Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1921 Mario Lanza (Pennsylvania-born Tenor, Actor) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Opera Biography.com
1937 Philip Glass (Maryland-born Composer) Maryland Composers American Composers
1981 Justin Timberlake (Tennessee-born Popular Singer) Tennessee Performing Artists Popular Musicians The Internet Movie Database
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1955 RCA Demonstrates the First Music Synthesizer Music Sound RCA History of Technology

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