National the day the Music Died Day

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National the day the Music Died Day in USA in 2022
Monument to Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and J.P. Richardson (“The Big Bopper”). Image by Dennis Fernkes

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2022 USA Thursday, February 3rdNational the day the Music Died Day
2021 USA Wednesday, February 3rdNational the day the Music Died Day
2020 USA Monday, February 3rdNational the day the Music Died Day
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Summary
On this day in 1959, a plane crash killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and "The Big Bopper".

On February 3, 1959, American rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and "The Big Bopper" J. P. Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, together with pilot Roger Peterson.

This event was the subject of the song 'American Pie' by Don McLean, with the refrain 'the day the music died'.

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