Christiaan Barnard-It was on the historical third day of December in the year 1967 when Christiaan Barnard added a new glorious chapter to the pages of medical history with his first human-to-human heart transplant. It was his deep fascination and his sincere personal drive that led him to accomplish this groundbreaking surgery.
Leonard Bernstein, famous conductor. (Saw him conduct the touring Vienna Philharmonic in Chicago's Orchestra Hall in 1984, at which time he fell off the podium, which was a very rare and scary thing to see.) (KevinR@Ky)
"Egmont, opus 84," by Ludwig van Beethoven, is a set of incidental music pieces for the 1787 play of the same name by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. It consists of an overture and nine separate subsequent pieces for soprano and full orchestra. Beethoven wrote it between October 1809 and June 1810, and it was premiered on 15 June 1810 - Leonard Bernstein;New York Philharmonic performed the piece in 1997