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What Happened on November 16, 1873

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W. C. Handy

W. C. Handy, American composer and musician known as the "Father of the Blues" (Memphis Blues, St Louis Blues), born in Florence, Alabama (d. 1958)

1873 Highlights

About November 16, 1873

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio