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1907 Gene Autry (Texas-born Country & Western Singer, Actor) Gene Autry Actors Film Country & Western Musicians Baseball Team Owner
1935 Jerry Lee Lewis (Louisiana-born Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Louisiana Performing Artists Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Biography
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1914 Thomas Edison Is Granted Patent for the Phonograph Record Thomas Edison Phonograph Inventors and Inventions Patents & Copyrights Rutgers University
1918 Gustav Holst's "The Planets" Is First Performed at Queen's Hall, London English Composers Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1969 Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 14 Is First Performed in Leningrad, by the Moscow Chamber Orchestra Dmitri Shostakovich Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media

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