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OCTOBER 4

Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1970 Janis Joplin (Texas-born Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Drug Overdose) Janis Joplin Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Illegal Drugs
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1945 Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring" Orchestra Suite Is First Performed at Carnegie Hall by the New York Philharmonic Aaron Copland American Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1986 The Last Show of American Bandstand Airs Popular Music Television Internet Movie Database

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