Beethoven and Walt Whitman die, the Stanley Cup comes to the U.S., UCLA wins their seventh straight title, and Pink Floyd's "Dark Side" rules the charts, all on this day.
1973: English composer, playwright, actor and director Noël Coward, best known for plays such as "Hay Fever," "Private Lives," "Design for Living," "Present Laughter" and "Blithe Spirit," dies of heart failure at the age of 73 at his home, Firefly Estate, in Jamaica.
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