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1908 Herbert von Karajan (Austrian Conductor) ) Austrian Composers Classical Musicians
1917 Richard Yardumian (Pennsylvania-born Composer) Pennsylvania Composers American Composers
1950 Agnetha Fältskog (Swedish Singer: ABBA) Sweden Performing Artists Popular Musicians ABBA Internet Movie Database
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1994 Kurt Cobain (Washington-born Rock Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist: Suicide) Washington State Performing Aritsts Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database The History Channel History Link
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1864 President and Mrs. Lincoln Attend a Performance of Flotow's Opera "Martha" at Grover's Theatre Washington, D.C. President Abraham Lincoln Opera Liincoln Letters
1874 Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, Jr. Is First Performed in Vienna Austrian Composers Opera Historic Firsts Theater History
1985 8,000 Radio Stations Simultaneously Play "We Are the World" Radio Popular Music USA for Africa
1988 Tracy Chapman Releases "Fast Car" Ohio Perfroming Artists Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists Amazon.com The History Channel

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