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1887 Lovie Austin (Tennessee-born African-American Jazz Musician) Lovie Austin Jazz African American Performing Artists
1934 Brian Epstein (English-born Manager of the Beatles) English Performing Artists The Beatles
1940 Bill Medley (California-born Popular Singer: The Righteous Brothers) California Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1941 "Mama" Cass Elliott (Maryland-born Popular Singer: The Mamas and Papas) Cass Elliott Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1966 Soledad O'Brien (New York-born Hispanic/African-American Broadcast Journalist) New York Journalism Famous African Americans Hispanic Heritage African American Registry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1725 In Germany, Johann Sebastian Bach Gives an Organ Recital at Dresden's Sophienkirche Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Pipe Organs American Public Media
1894 Johannes Brahms Plays the Piano at a Private Premiere of His Two Clarinet Sonatas, Op. 120 Johannes Brahms Composers Classical Music Historic Firsts American Public Media
1908 Gustav Mahler Conducts the First Performance of His Symphony No. 7 ("Song of the Night") in Prague Prague, Czech Republic Gustav Mahler Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1960 "The Twist" Tops the Charts Popular Music History Channel

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