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1913 Margaret Bonds (Chicago-born African-American Pianist, Composer, Arranger) Chicago Composers & Songwriters Classical Musicians American Composers & Songwriters African-American Composers & Songwriters African American Registry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1802 Ludwig van Beethoven Publishes "Moonlight Sonata" Ludwig van Beethoven Classical Music Writer's Almanac
1875 Georges Bizet's Opera ''Carmen'' Premieres in Paris Georges Bizet Opera Writer's Almanac
1931 President Hoover Signs Bill Designating "Star Spangled Banner" As National Anthem President Hoover The Star Spangled Banner U.S. History History Channel

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