1971 – Trumpeter Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong dies….

``Satchmo\'\' Armstrong

1971 – Trumpeter Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong dies. He had turned 71 two days earlier. He wins a Grammy in 1965 as Best Male Vocal Performance for “Hello Dolly,” a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 1972 and is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 as a forefather of rock music.

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