This Day in History Entry #365

February 3rd, 2016 by Wordsman

‘Neath a storm-riven Iowa sky
Bid farewell, Miss American Pie
It’s not easy to say
That that would be the day
When the music would suddenly die

Event: Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens, and pilot Roger Peterson are killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa
Year: 1959
Learn more: The Day the Music Died

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