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1678 Antonio Vivaldi (Italian Composer, Violinist) Antonio Vivaldi Composers Classical Musicians
1932 Miriam Makeba (South African Popular Singer, Rights Activist) Miriam Makeba Popular Musicians Human Rights
1944 Bobby Womack (Ohio-born African-American Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Bobby Womack Popular Musicians American Songwriters and Composers African-American Performing Artists Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1950 Emilio Estefan (Cuban-American Music Producer, Songwriter) Cuban Performing Artists Popular Musicians Latin-American Performing Artists
1967 Evan Dando (Massachusetts-born Folk-Rock Musician) Massachusetts Performing Artists Folk Musicians Popular Musicians
1968 Patsy Kensit (English Popular Singer, Actress) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Actors
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1996 Minnie Pearl (Tennessee-born Country Comedian) Tennessee Performing Artists Country Performing Artists Internet Movie Database History Channel
1801 The U.S. Marine Band First Performs for an Inaugural; Thomas Jefferson First Calls the Band "The President's Own" Thomas Jefferson The American Presidency Music U.S. Marine Band Historic Firsts American Public Media
1809 The U.S. Marine Band Performs at the First Inaugural Ball James Madison The American Presidency Music Dance U.S. Marine Band Historic Firsts American Public Media
1877 Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Is First Performed at the Bolshoi Theatre Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Ballet Historic Firsts American Public Media

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