On this day in 1973 the American Psychiatric Association voted 13–0 to remove homosexuality from its official list of psychiatric disorders, the DSM-II.

Born on this day in 1891 soprano Lotte Schone

Born on this day in 1911 conductor Wilhelm Schuchter

Happy 97th birthday soprano Hilde Zadek (apparently still with us!)

Happy 80th birthday soprano Raina Kabaivanska