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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 Biography.com
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
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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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