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DECEMBER 18

1879 Paul Klee (Swiss Painter) Paul Klee Artists
1897 Fletcher Henderson (Georgia-born African-American Jazz Bandleader, Arranger, Pianist) Fletcher Henderson Jazz African-American Performing Artists
1943 Keith Richards (English Popular Musician: "The Rolling Stones") Rolling Stones Popular Musicians
1980 Christina Aguilera (New York City-born Popular Musician, Actress) New York City-born Performing Artists Actors Popular Musicians Biography.com
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1773 Antonio Stradivari (Italian Craftsman: Maker of Violins) Antonio Stradivari Musical Instruments
1984 Santiago Jimenez Sr. (Texas-born Popular Conjunto Musician) Texas Performing Artists Latin-American Performing Artists Popular Musicians Texas State Historical Association
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1892 Tchaikovsky's ''The Nutcracker Suite'' Premieres in St. Petersburg, Russia Tchaikovsky Classical Music Historic Firsts New York Times American Public Media

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