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1896 - Frederick Wahl of Cincinnati, Ohio awarded U.S. Patent #557293 for a custom holder for mandolin picks.
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1922 - Howard "Howdy" Forrester, fiddle player for Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys born.
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1924 - Lloyd Loar signed labels destined for Gibson Master Model instruments.
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1931 - Lloyd Loar awarded U.S. Patent #1798212 for piano design.
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2008 - NPR uses A Cubs Fan's Dying Wish with Jethro Burns and Steve Goodman for a baseball season opening feature.

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