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1685 George Frederick Handel (German Composer) George Frederick Handel Composers
1905 Elinor Remick Warren (Los Angeles-born Composer) Los American
1920 Hall Overton (Michigan-born Composer) Michigan American
1939 Esteban "Steve" Jordan (Texas-born Latin-American Accordionist) Esteban Jordan Folk & Ethnic Musicians Latin-American Performing Artists
1955 Howard Jones (English Popular Keyboardist) English Performing Artists Popular Musician Internet Movie Database
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1934 Edward Elgar (English Composer) Edward Elgar Composers
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1875 Charles G. Conn of Elkhart, Indiana Receives a Patent on a New, Improved Mouthpiece for Musical Wind Instruments Elkahrt, Indiana Musical Instruments Patents and Trademarks C.G. Conn Indiana Historical Society
1940 Woody Guthrie Writes "This Land Is Your Land" Woody Guthrie Folk Musicians History Channel
1943 "As Time Goes By" from Casablanca Is Copyrighted Trademarks and Copyrights Music Casablanca USPTO
2000 Carlos Santana Wins 8 Grammy Awards, Tying Michael Jackson's 1983 Record Mexican Performing Artists Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Latin American Performing Artists The Grammy Awards CNN

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