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This Week in Nashville History

Week 6: February 5th - February 11th


This Week in Nashville History

Earl and Louise Scruggs

Copyright Jan Duke
February 5th
In 1940, Governor Jimmie Davis records "You Are My Sunshine"

February 6th
Battle of Ft Henry takes place on February 6th, 1862.

February 7th
John Conlee joins the Grand Ole Opry in 1981, on the same day 38 years prior Marty Robbins did the same.

February 8th
Steve Scruggs, son of Earl and Louise was born in Nashville on February 7th, 1958.

February 9th
Longtime Grand Ole Opry star, and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, Ernest Dale Tubb was born on February 9, 1914.

February 10th
In 1997, Gaylord Entertainment announces the sale of TNN and CMT to CBS.

February 11th
Wesley Rose, music publisher and a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame was born on February, 11th, 1918.

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