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1871 Antonio Paoli (Puerto Rican-born Tenor) Puerto Rican Performing Artists Latin-American Studies
1925 Gene Ammons (African-American Tenor Saxophonist Born in Chicago, Illinois) Chicago Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1933 Morton Subotnik (Los Angeles-born Composer) Los Angeles Composers American Composers
1935 Loretta Lynn (Kentucky-born Country Singer) Loretta Lynn Country Music Musicians
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1759 Georg Frederick Handel (musician/composer) Georg Frederick Handel Classical Composers
1960 Motown Records Is Incorporated Detroit Business Popular Music African-American Business Leaders Historical Society of Michigan (pdf)
In New York City, Bye Bye Birdie Premieres at the Martin Beck Theatre with Dick van Dyke and Chita Rivera New York City Plays American Musicals International Broadway Database

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