28 August

Pick a Day


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1904 Swing/Jazz musician Ernie Fields is born in Nacogdoches, Texas. Raised in Oklahoma, he would be known as bandleader to Tulsa-based Royal Entertainers.

1890 Poet and composer Ivor Gurney is born in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.

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Blood In The Streets Of The Town Of Chicago


At the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, overzealous police in riot gear brutally beat protestors who are demonstrating against the Vietnam War. The Doors, Graham Nash and Chicago all write songs about it.

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