This Day in History: 1935-08-29

Bill DeJong, American trumpeter, member of the U.S. Army Band in Ft. Myers, VA, then bandmaster of the 384th Army Band in Ft. Eustis, VA, Advisor to many bands in Vietnam, bandmaster of the 399th Army Band in Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, after military service was band director at West Georgia College, trumpet professor at Western Illinois Univ (1970-1993), born in Orange City, Iowa.