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MARCH 31

1732 Franz Joseph Haydn (Austrian Composer) Franz Joseph Haydn Classical Composers
1872 Serge Diaghilev (Russian Ballet Impresario) Russian Performing Artists Ballet
1895 Lizzie Miles (New Orleans-born African-American Jazz Singer) New Orleans Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Heritage
1935 Herb Alpert (Los Angeles-born Latin-American Popular Musician) Herb Alpert Popular Musicians Latin-American Studies
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1631 Johann Christoph Bach (German Composer) German Composers Composers Concordia
1995 Selena Quintanilla-Perez (Texas-born Latin-American Performing Artist: Murdered) Selena Quintanilla-Perez Popular Musicians Latin-American Studies
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1923 First U.S. Dance Marathon Ends in New York City after a World Record 27 Hrs New York City Dance Square Z The New York Times
1943 Rodgers and Hammerstein Musical ''Oklahoma!'' Opens on Broadway New York City Oklahoma Musical Theater Internet Broadway Database
1995 Singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez, 23, Is Shot and Killed by Fan Club President Selena Quintanilla-Perez Popular Musicians Latin-American Studies Court TV

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