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1873 Leo Slezak (Austrian Operatic Tenor) Austrian Performing Artists Opera
1750 Antonio Salieri (Italian Composer) Antonio Salieri Wolfgang Mozart Composers
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1820 Franz Schubert's Opera "Die Zauberharfe" (The Magic Harp) Premieres in Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria Franz Schubert Historic Firsts American Public Media
1962 Peter, Paul and Mary Release "If I Had A Hammer" Folk Music Official Website RockGreats
1969 Three-day Woodstock Music Festival Ends New York State Popular Music BBC
1977 Elvis Presley Is Buried At Graceland Tennessee Elvis Presley Popular Musicians RockGreats
The Police Play First Public Performance in a Birmingham, England Nightclub Sting Popular Musicians History Channel
1986 Bon Jovi Releases "Slippery When Wet" Popular Musicians RockGreats