On this day in 1927 Mae West was sentenced to ten days in jail for obscenity for her play Sex.
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Born on this day in 1892 composer Germaine Tailleferre
Born on this day in 1892 tenor Walter Widdop
Born on this day in 1908 conductor Joseph Keilberth
Happy 91st birthday mezzo-soprano Hertha Topper
Happy 79th birthday conductor Bernhard Klee
Happy 77th birthday tenor Kenneth Riegel
Happy 50th birthday soprano Natalie Dessay
Happy 49th birthday soprano Veronique Gens