This Day in Music History
1975 : Jackie Mabley, aka "Moms" Mabley, American standup comedian and a pioneer of the so-called "Chitlin' Circuit" of African-American vaudeville, born Loretta Mary Aiken, died from heart failure in White Plains, New York, at the age of 81.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 March 1894)
1994 : Jimmy Fernandez (Society Line, The God Machine - bass guitar), American musician, died in London, England, of brain tumor at the age of 28.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 September 1965)