Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1719: Composer Johann Christoph Altnikol was born.
1871: In Cairo, Egypt, Verdis opera “Aida” had its world premiere.
1920: Enrico Caruso gave his last public performance, when he sang in Jacques Halevy’s “La Juive” at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
1954: Johnny Ace shot himself and died while playing Russian roulette backstage at a concert in Houston, TX.
1966: Tommy James recorded “I Think We’re Alone Now”.
1978: Bjorn Ulvaeus & Agnetha Falkstad (both of ABBA) announced their seperation and that they were filing for divorce.
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