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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1967 Brian Epstein (English-born Manager of The Beatles) The Beatles History Channel
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1724 Gregor Frederick Handel Performs on the Organ at St. Paul's Cathedral in London Before the Royal Princesses Anne and Caroline London England Gregor Friedrich Handel British Monarchy St. Paul's Cathedral Organs American Public Media
1907 Edward Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance" March No. 4 Is Premiered in London English Composers Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1943 Leonard Bernstein Premieres His Song-Cycle "I Hate Music!" at the Public Library in Lenox, Massachusetts Leonard Bernstein Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1981 Mark David Chapman Sentenced to New York Prison for Murder of John Lennon John Lennon New York The Beatles Law & Legal Resources Crime The New York Times

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