On This Day

Events in Music on July 22

  • 1933 Caterina Jarboro sings "Aida" at the New York Hippodrome, becoming the 1st black female opera singer to perform in the US

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1959 Benjamin Britten's "Missa Brevis" in D premieres

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1969 Aretha Franklin arrested for disturbing the peace in Detroit

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
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Aretha Franklin
  • 1976 "Let My People Come" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances
  • 1999 Woodstock 99 music festival begins Griffiss Park, Rome New York (till 25th); attended by 200,000, ended due to violence

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2020 Kim Kardashian asks for understanding of her husband Kanye West's struggles with his bipolar disorder on Instagram

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TV Personality and Model Kim Kardashian
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Kim Kardashian