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NOVEMBER 5

1901 Etta Moten Barnett (Texas-born African-American Singer) Texas Performing Artists Popular Singers African-American Political and Social Leaders African American Registry Internet Movie Database
1911 Roy Rogers (Ohio-born Singing Cowboy Actor) Roy Rogers American Performing Artists Popular Musicians Television Film
1942 Art Garfunkel (New York City-born Singer, Actor; Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) New York City Performing Aritsts Popular Musicians American Performing Artists Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Biography.com
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1960 Johnny Horton (California-born Country Musician Killed in a Texas Auto Accident) Los Angeles Performing Artists Texas Automobile Country Music War 1812 Death Internet Movie Database Texas State Historical Society
1989 Vladimir Horowitz (Ukrainian-American Classical Pianist) Vladimir Horowitz Classical Musicians
1879 James Clerk Maxwell (Scottish Physicist) James Clerk Maxwell Physics
1942 George M. Cohan (Rhode Island-born Songwriter, Vaudevillian) Rhode Island Performing Aritsts American Composers American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
1956 Art Tatum (Ohio-born African-American Jazz Pianist, Improviser) Art Tatum Jazzs African-American Performing Artists
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1903 The Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Emil Oberhoffer, Presents Its First Concert Minneapolis, Minnesota Classical Music Historic Firsts The Minneasota  Orchestra Minnesota Historical Society
1955 Vienna State Opera House Re-opens to the Public Vienna, Austria Opera Vienna State Opera House
1960 Country Singer Johnny Horton Killed in Texas Auto Accident Los Angeles Performing Artists Texas Automobile Country Music War 1812 Death Internet Movie Database Texas State Historical Society

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