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This day in Texas History: Buddy Holly Dies in Plane Crash

This day in Texas History: Buddy Holly Dies in Plane Crash February 03, 1959 On this day in 1959, Charles Hardin Holley, better known as Buddy Holly, died in a plane crash near Mason City, Iowa. After a show on the night of February 2 in Clear Lake, Holly, J. P. Richardson (the “Big Bopper“),…
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This Day in Texas History: Teenage Idol Buddy Holly Dies in Plane Crash

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Teenage Idol Buddy Holly Dies in Plane Crash February 03, 1959 On this day in 1959, Charles Hardin Holley, better known as Buddy Holly, died in a plane crash near Mason City, Iowa. After a show on the night of February 2 in Clear Lake,…
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