America's first library opens, a plane crash kills most of the Marshall University football team, Princess Anne marries a commoner, and Michael Jackson premieres his "Black or White" video, all on this day.
1954: Musician and composer Yanni, who has blended jazz, classical, soft rock and world music to create predominantly instrumental works, is born Yiannis Hryssomallis in Kalamata, Greece. Yanni achieved international recognition by producing concerts at historic monuments and by producing videos that were broadcast on public television, including his breakthrough concert, 1993's "Yanni Live at the Acropolis."
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