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This Week in Nashville History

Week 1: January 1st - January 7th


This Week in Nashville History

Nashville's Public Square

Courtesy Vanderbilt Archives
January 1st
Owen Bradley died in Nashville on January 1st, 1998 at 82 years old.

January 2nd
Today in 1863, after 3 days of fighting, Battle of Stones River ends.

January 3rd
An effigy of former Vice President Aaron Burr, now accused of treason, is burned at the stake in Nashville's Public Square on January 3rd, 1807.

January 4th
Professional Golfer, Louis Krebs Graham was born in Nashville on January 4th, 1938.

January 5th
Today in 1981, Country Musician, Marty Robbins was admitted to St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville after he suffered a heart attack.

January 6th
In 1969, Dottie West's home was destroyed by fire.

January 7th
Major Joseph Norvell, who founded the Nashville Whig in 1812, along with his brother, died in 1847 on the 7th of January.

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