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1907 Albert Ammons (Chicago-born African-American Popular Musician) Chicago Performing Artists Popular Musicians African American Performing Artists
1926 John Coltrane (Chicago-born African-American Jazz Musician) John Coltrane Jazz Musicians African American Performing Artists
1928 Robert Helps (New Jersey-born Composer, Pianist, Educator) New Jersey Composers American Composers Classical Musicians Educators of Note
Frank Foster (Ohio-born African-American Popular Musician) Ohio Performing Artists Popular Musicians African American Performing Artists
1930 Ray Charles (Georgia-born African-American Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Georgia Performing Artists Rock and Roll Hall of Fame African American Performing Artists
1943 Julio Iglesias (Spanish Popular Singer) Spanish Performing Artists Popular Musicians
1949 Bruce Springsteen (New Jersey-born Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Bruce Springsteen Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1958 Igor Stravinsky Conducts the First Performance of His "Threni," at San Rocco in Venice, Italy Venice, Italy Igor Stravinsky Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1962 Aaron Copland's "Connotations" for Orchestra," Is First Performed by the New York Philharmonic Conducted by Leonard Bernstein Aaron Copland Leonard Bernstein Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1966 Rolling Stones Concert Interrupted When Fans Mob Mick Jagger Rolling Stones Popular Musicians History Channel
1998 Trisha Yearwood Wins 2nd Consecutive Country Music Association's Female Vocalist of the Year Trisha Yearwood Country & Western Music University of Georgia

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