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1805 Sarah Flowers Adams (English Hymnist, "Nearer, My God, to Thee") English Authors & Illustrators Religious Music Religion
1880 James R. Europe (Alabama-born African-American Composer, Bandleader) Alabama Performing Artists African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1910 Frédéric Chopin (Polish Classical Composer) Frédéric Chopin Classical Music Composers
1961 Lowell Liebermann (New York City-born Composer) New York City Composers American Composers
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1892 A Four-Piece Band Provides Dance Music for Over 100 Couples at the First Public Dance Held in Ironton, Wisconsin Ironton, Wisconsin Dance Historic Firsts Wisconsin Historical Society
1988 First Grammy Award Is Presented for Rap Grammy Awards Rap Music African American Registry

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