Friday, July 17, 1959
Successful and influential jazz, jazz blues, and swing singer nicknamed "Lady Day", Blues Hall Of Fame inductee, Billie Holiday died from cirrhosis of the liver in New York City, New York at the age of 44.
Wednesday, April 7, 1915
Influential and innovative American jazz, jazz blues, and pop vocalist, Billie Holiday was born Eleanora Fagan Gough in Philadelphia, PA.