On this Date
Flutist James Galway is 79. Singer Jerry Butler is 79. Actress Kim Basinger is 65. Political commentator Ann Coulter is 57. Actor Wendell Pierce is 55. Actress Teri Hatcher is 54. Singer Sinead O’Connor (AKA Shuhada’ Davitt )is 52.
TODAY IN HISTORY
In 1813, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92, was first performed in Vienna, with Beethoven himself conducting.
In 1980, rock legend John Lennon, 40, was shot to death outside his New York apartment building by an apparently deranged fan.