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1914 Josh White (South Carolina-born African-American Blues & Folk Guitarist, Singer) South Carolina Performing Artists Jazz & Blues African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1941 Sergio Mendes (Brazilian Bandleader, Composer, Keyboardist ) Brazil Popular Musicians
1962 Sheryl Crowe (Missouri-born Popular Musician) Missouri Performing Artists Popular Musicians Biography.com
1979 Brandy (Mississippi-born African-American Popular Singer) Missussippi Performing Artists Popular Musicians Famous African Americans
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2012 Whitney Houston (New Jersey-born Grammy Award-Winning African-American Popular Singer) Whitney Houston Popular Musicians African American Performing Artists
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1841 Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 Is First Performed in America at New York's Broadway Tabernacle by the German Society of New York New York City Ludwig van Beethoven Classical Music Historic Firsts American Public Media
1907 Italian Composer Giacomo Puccini Attends the American Premiere of His Opera "Madame Butterfly" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York Giacomo Puccini New York City Metropolitan Opera Opera Historic Firsts American Public Media
1937 CBS, NBC and Mutual Radio Networks Simultaneously Broadcast from Radio City Music Hall a Benefit Concert for the American National Red Cross. Radio City Music Hall Radio American Red Cross History Channel
1963 Beatles Record "Please Please Me" The Beatles Popular Musicians History Channel
1979 They're Playing Our Song Premieres in New York City New York City Musical Theater Internet Broadway Database

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