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1907 Shirley Graham DuBois (Indiana-born African-American Composer, Artist, Children's Author) Indiana Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors American Artists American Composers African-American Authors & Illustrators African American Registry
1929 LaVerne Baker (Doris Williams: Chicago-born African-American Jazz Vocalist) Chicago Performing Artists Jazz African American Registry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1945 Jerome Kern (New York City-born Songwriter) Jerome Kern American Composers Musical Theater
1727 Handel's Opera "Riccardo Primo, re d'Inghilterra" (Richard the First, King of England) Is Premiered in London London, England Georg Frederick Handel Opera Composers Historical Firsts American Public Media
1866 Johannes Brahms' String Sextet in G, Op. 36, Is Premiered in Boston, Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts Johannes Brahms Composers Historical Firsts American Public Media
1890 Johannes Brahms' String Quintet No. 2 in G, Op. 111, Is Premiered in Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria Johannes Brahms Composers Historical Firsts American Public Media
1938 "God Bless America" Is First Performed by Kate Smith on Her Radio Program God Bless America Veterans Day Radio Historic Firsts New York Times
1964 The Rolling Stones First Perform in Wisconsin to a Crowd of 1,274 Fans at Milwaukee Auditorium The Rolling Stones Milwaukeee, Wisconsin Popular Musicians Wisconsin Historical Society

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