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Splitsville

On this day in 1868 the city of Reno, Nevada was founded.

Born on this day in 1829 composer and arranger Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Born on this day in 1740 composer Giovanni Paisiello

Born on this day in 1857 librettist Luigi Illica

Born on this day in 1914 conductor Carlo Maria Giulini

Happy 86th birthday tenor and director Nigel Douglas

Happy 76th birthday baritone Giorgio Zancanaro

Happy 75h birthday tenor Ramon Remedios

Happy 63rd birthday mezzo-soprano Linda Finnie

Happy 60th birthday mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter