On This Day

July 19, 1941 in Music

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

BBC World Service begins playing V(ictory) ("...-" in Morse code) (opening of Ludwig van Beethoven's 5th symphony)

Birthdays in Music

  • Natalia Bessmertnova, Soviet ballerina (Bolshoi, Lenin Prize 1970), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2008)