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1731 Gasparo Angiolini (Italian Composer) Italian Composers
1942 Carole King (New York City-born Popular Singer, Songwriter) New York City Peforming Artists Popular Musicians Composer/Songwriters
1943 Barbara Lewis (Michigan-born African-American Popular Singer) Michigan Performing Artists Popular Musicians Notable African Americans African American Registry
1963 Whitney Houston (New Jersey-born Grammy Award-Winning African-American Popular Singer) Whitney Houston Popular Musicians African American Performing Artists
Travis Tritt (Georgia-born Country Musician) Georgia Peforming Artists Country & Western Musicians The Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1939 Herschel Evans (Texas-born African-American Jazz Saxophonist) Texas Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists Texas State Historical Association
1981 Bill Haley (Michigan-born Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Bill Haley Popular Musicians Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1964 The Beatles Make Their First Appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" The Beatles Television Historic Firsts New York Times

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