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1907 Mildred Bailey (Washington-born African-American Jazz Singer) Washington Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists
1923 Dexter Gordon (Los Angeles-born African-American Jazz Saxophonist) Los Angeles Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists African American Registry
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1814 Ludwig von Beethoven's 8th Symphony in F Premieres in Vienna Ludwig von Beethoven Composers Historic Firsts UCLA
1919 Holst's The Planets First Performed in Public at the London Philharmonic Society English Composers Classical Music Historic Firsts Hyperion Records

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