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1824 Anton Bruckner (Austrian Composer, Organist) Anton Bruckner
1918 Gerald Wilson (Mississippi-born African-American Jazz Trumpeter, Arranger, Bandleader) Mississippi Performing Artists Jazz African Americans Performing Artists African American Registry
1931 Mitzi Gaynor (Chicago-born Actress, Singer, Dancer) Chicago Performing Artists Popular Musicians Actors Dance Biography.com
1981 Beyonce Knowles (Texas-born African-American Singer, Actress) Texas Performing Artists Popular Musicians Actors African Americans Performing Artists Biography.com
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1907 Edvard Grieg (Norwegian Composer) Edvard Grieg Composers
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1962 The Beatles Start Their First Recording Session at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London London, England The Beatles Popular Musicians Historic Firsts Historic UK
2002 Singer Kelly Clarkson Is Voted the First ''American Idol'' on the Fox TV Series American Idol Popular Musicians Historic Firsts Kelly Clarkson New York Times

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