Aberdeen to proclaim Feb. 20 Kurt Cobain Day

Aberdeen to proclaim Feb. 20 Kurt Cobain Day

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Kurt Cobain of Nirvana during the taping of MTV Unplugged at Sony Studios in New York City, 11/18/93.

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by Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on January 23, 2014 at 9:07 AM

ABERDEEN, Wash.  -- Twenty years after his death, Kurt Cobain is getting more recognition in his home town.

Aberdeen Mayor Bill Simpson says Cobain's birthday on Feb. 20 will be proclaimed Kurt Cobain Day in the city.

KXRO reports the proclamation reads, "Aberdeen resident may justifiably take pride in the role our community played in the life of Kurt Cobain and the international recognition our community has gained from its connections with Kurt Cobain and his artistic achievements."

Cobain was born in 1967, gained fame as the lead singer for the grunge rock group Nirvana and died by suicide in 1994 in Seattle.

Aberdeen is on the Washington coast about 80 miles southwest of Seattle.




 

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