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The Augustin Daly Musical Company presents "The Chinese-English Musical Comedy" San Toy, at The Columbia Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The musical comedy A Chinese Honeymoon plays at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
Blues guitarist Otis Grand is born in Beirut, Lebanon.
Ernest Tubb, Hank Snow and Lew Childre are entertaining American troops in Korea, Asia, during a tour that lasts 28 days.
Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee become the proud parents of a baby boy, Dodd, at Cedars Of Lebanon Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA.
George Harrison of The Beatles flies to Bombay, India, Asia, to work on the soundtrack for the film Wonderwall.
Brian Bennett, drummer of The Shadows, is stricken with appendicitis during their season at The Talk Of The Town in London, England, UK, Europe. Cliff Richard deputises on drums for the evening.
Eric Clapton plays in Shizuoka, Japan, Asia.
At the start of a major tour of the Far East, Bob Dylan plays the last of three nights at The Budokan, Tokyo, Japan.
Cheap Trick play the first of two sold-out nights at The Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia. The shows are recorded and the resulting album, At Budokan, will propel Cheap Trick into the forefront of contemporary rock bands.
The Clash play the first of two nights at the Top Rank, Brighton, UK. Pete Townshend of The Who is in the audience and, after being invited onstage by Joe Strummer, joins the band for an encore of Louie, Louie.
Asia play at The Frank Erwin Centre, Austin, Texas, USA.
The biographical drama movie Mask, starring Cher, at cinemas in Japan, Asia.
B'z play at Takasaki City Cultural Hall, Takasaki, Japan, Asia.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of eight non-consecutive nights at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan.
Baron Frederik Jan Gustav Floris van Pallandt of popular 1960s folk duo Nina And Frederick, is shot dead in Puerto Talera, The Philippines, in what police describe as "a mysterious professional killing", thought to have been carried out by a member of a drug trafficking syndicate with which van Pallandt was affiliated.
Elvis Costello plays in Zepp, Fukuoka, Japan, Asia.
Green Day play at Makauhari Messe, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Shout Out Louds release their debut album, Howl Howl Gaff Gaff, in Japan, Asia.
Japanese band L'Arc-en-Ciel sign a new record deal with HMV America.
Whitney Houston, on her Nothing But Love world tour, plays the second of two nights at the Olympic Park Gymnasium, Seoul, Korea, Asia.
The third international Record Store Day is held at hundreds of record stores around the world.
Tokio Hotel play a free concert at Central Park Avenue, Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia, Asia.
Peter Christopherson (aka Sleazy) of experimental rock bands Psychic TV and Coil dies aged 55, in his sleep in Bangkok, Thailand, Asia. His cause of death is not made public.
On her Aphrodite World Tour, Kylie Minogue plays at The Makuhari Event Hall, Chiba, Japan, Asia.
Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood play at Ishi Waka Sports Center, Kanazawa, Japan.
On their Fallen Empires tour, Snow Patrol play at The Pentaport Rock Festival, Incheon Dreampark, Incheon, South Korea, Asia.
Rapper 2 Chainz releases his debut album, Based On A T.R.U. Story, in Japan, Asia.
Rapper 2 Chainz releases his debut album, Based On A T.R.U. Story, in The Philippines, Asia.
David Bowie releases his 24th album, The Next Day, on ISO Records in Japan, Asia.
Boy band Shinee play the second of three nights at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, Asia.
Boy band Shinee play the first of two nights at Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Dum Dum Girls release their third album, Too True, on Sub Pop Records worldwide, excluding Japan and Europe where it is already available.
Frank Turner plays at Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
The Backstreet Boys release a DVD and Blu-ray of their 2013 concert at Saitama, in Japan, Asia.
Bob Dylan plays the eighth of nine shows at Zepp Diver City, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Toto play at The Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
2NE1 play the first of two nights at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Spotify announces that it now has 10m paying subscribers and more than 40m active users across 56 global markets.
Rina Kawaei and Anna Iriyama, both members of Japanese girl band AKB48 are hospitalized after a saw-wielding man attacks them at a meet-and-greet event during a mini-concert in Takizawa, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, Asia.
F.T. Island play at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, Asia.
Kasabian release their fifth album, 48:13, in Japan, Asia.
On their The Who Hits 50 Tour, The Who play at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Asia.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Asia, supported by The Ruse.
Insomnium play at The Music Room, Majestic Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Asia.
Vamps play at Zepp, Sapporo, Japan, Asia.
Bon Iver play at Studio Coast, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Teen Top play at The Copernicus Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Heize, featuring Han Soo Ji) releases a new single, Round And Round on CJ E And M in South Korea, Asia.