National the day the Music Died Day

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National the day the Music Died Day in USA in 2023
Image: Monument to Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and J.P. Richardson (“The Big Bopper”). by Dennis Fernkes CC0

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2024 USA Saturday, February 3rdNational the day the Music Died Day
2023 USA Friday, February 3rdNational the day the Music Died Day
2022 USA Thursday, 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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