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1905 Kurt Adler (Austrian-American Conductor, Administrator of the San Francisco Opera) Austrian Performing Artists Opera San Francisco Opera
1911 Charles "Honi" Coles (Pennsylvania-born African-American Tap Dancer) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Dance Stage & Theater Film African American Political and Social Leaders African American Registry
1939 Marvin Gaye (Washington, D.C.-born African-American Popular Singer) Washington, D.C. Performing Artists Popular Musicians Famous African Americans Biography.com African American Registry
1947 Emmylou Harris (Alabama-born Country Singer) Emmylou Harris Country Musicians
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1987 Buddy Rich (New York City-born Drummer, Orchestra Leader) New York Performing Artists Popular Musicians Jazz
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1942 Glenn Miller and His Orchestra Record "American Patrol" Glenn Miller Popular Music Glenn Miller Productions
1957 Elvis Sells Out Two Performances at Toronto's Maple Leaf Garden Toronto, Canada Elvis Presley Popular Musicians Canadian Broadcast Corporation

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