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1874 Charles Edward Ives (Connecticut-born Composer) Charles Edward Ives American Composers
1885 Jelly Roll Morton (Louisiana-born African-American Jazz Pianist, Composer) Jelly Roll Morton Jazz American Composers & Songwriters African-American Composers & Songwriters
1937 Wanda Jackson (Oklahoma-born Rockabilly Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Wanda Jackson Country & Western Musicians Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1944 William Albright (Indiana-born Composer) Indiana Composers American Composers
1952 Tom Petty (Florida-born Popular Musician) Florida Performing Artists Popular Music Internet Movie Database
1972 Snoop Dogg (California-born African-American Popular Musician) California Performing Artists Popular Musicians Notable African Americans Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1904 Song "Yankee Doodle Boy" Is Registered Popular Music Copyrights & Trademarks USPTO
1977 Three Members Lynyrd Skynyrd Rock Band Killed in Mississippi Plane Crash Mississippi Air Disasters Popular Musicians Death New York Times

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