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1706 Giovanni Battista Martini (Italian Composer, Music Theorist and Teacher) Italian Composers Composers
1937 Joe Henderson (Ohio-born African-American Tenor Saxophonist ) Ohio Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1942 Barbra Streisand (New York City-born Singer, Actor, Director) Barbra Streisand Popular Musicians Actors Film
1982 Kelly Clarkson (Texas-born Popular Singer) Texas Performing Artists Pop Singer
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1792 France's National Anthem, ''La Marseillaise,'' Is Composed by Capt. Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle France Composers Fordham University
1880 The First Piano Recital in Iowa Is Held at the Dubuque Academy of Music Dubuque, Iowa Music Historic Firsts State Historical Society of Iowa
1907 Charles A. Zimmerman Copyrights "Anchors Aweigh" Music Copyrights USPTO
1959 Your Hit Parade Airs for the Last Time Television Popular Music Museum of Broadcast Communication
1975 Elvis Presley Appears in Concert in Macon, Georgia Macon, Georgia Elvis Presley Popular Music University of Georgia
1979 "Georgia On My Mind" Is Designated as the Official State Song Georgia State Song Popular Music University of Georgia

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