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Lucille Saunders, The Great Powell, The Four Otts, Lefebre's Saxophone Quartet and others appear at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Original Eastern Burgomaster Players perform The Explorers at The Metropolitan Theatre, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. The show is billed as featuring, "A dashing array of singing and dancing girls".
The Empire Gaeity Co. is presenting a new Burlesque, About Town, at The Empire Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Miss Mignonette Kokin, described as a "dainty Parisian chanteuse" is appearing at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Comedy singing act Cushman, Holcomb And Curtis play at The Suburban, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Also on the bill are Colibri's Midgets and "Premier Black-Face Comedians" Haines And Vidoco.
Musical fantasy The Storks is playing at The Dearborn Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
John Kirby, a jazz bandleader and double-bassist who also played trombone and tuba, is born in Winchester, Virginia, USA.
The musical comedy Hellzapoppin', starring Olsen and Johnson is performed at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a total run of 1404 performances at three different theatres.
Jelly Roll Morton records Buddy Bolden's Blues, Mamie's Blues and Animule Dance for General Records in New York City, USA.
Ray Noble And His Orchestra with The Merriel Abbott Dude Ranch revue plays in the Empire Room, Palmner House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in The Panther Room at The Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
The anarchic 1941 musical comedy movie Hellzapoppin', starring Olsen and Johnson opens in Hong Kong, Asia.
Having left RCA, The Sons Of The Pioneers begin recording for Coral Records in the USA, with a line-up of Lloyd Perryman, Tommy Doss, Dale Warren, Hugh and Karl Farr and Deuce Spriggins. The session is held at Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California, USA, where they record If You Would Only Be Mine and Sierra Nevada.
As part of a package tour, rock'n'roll duo The Bachelors (not the later Irish trio) play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashton, England, UK, Europe.
Singer and dancer Sarah Brightman is born in Berkhamstead, UK.
As the payola scandal deepens, deejay Peter Tripp of New York City, USA, is charged with 39 instances of taking money or gifts in return for playing records.
Billy May opens at The Dexel Swimming And Tennis Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Twist by Chubby Checker makes pop history when it returns to No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 Singles chart. It is the first single to reach No1 twice in two separate runs. (1962)
Otis Redding plays at The Carousel Club, Farnborough, UK. (N.B. Other sources claim Redding was attending a Volt Records recording session in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, on this date, but photographic evidence appears to place him firmly in Farnborough)
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Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels play the third of ten nights at Ondine's, New York City, USA, supported by Buffalo Springfield.
The Four Seasons play the first of two nights at The Arie Crown Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Checkmates Ltd, are playing during four weeks at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Circus Krone, Munich, Germany.
Le Freak by Chic begins its first of three weeks at No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 Tour, Janet Jackson plays at Tarrant County Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
Madonna releases Blond Ambition Japan Tour 90 on VHS and LaserDisc by Warner-Pioneer, exclusively to the Japanese market.
On his Sound And Vision Tour, David Bowie plays at Maine Road Stadium, Manchester, England, UK, supported by Kim Wilde.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the sixth of eight non-consecutive nights at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Gwen Stefani releases a new album, Love Angel Music Baby, in the UK on Interscope Records.
The Backstreet Boys release a new single, Incomplete, on Jive Records worldwide.
On her Live At Last tour, Anastacia plays at Hauptwache, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Rihanna releases her fourth album, Rated R, on Universal Music in Argentina, South America.
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On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play at O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.
Katy Perry releases her new single, California Gurls, as a CD single in Germany, Europe.
Robert Wilson, bass guitarist of The Gap Band dies aged 53 of a heart attack at home in Palmdale, California, USA.
On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays the first of two nights at The HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, USA.
During her Last Girl On Earth tour, Rihanna plays at The Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays the second of two nights at Koko, London, England, UK.
Troubled r'n'b singer Chris Brown voluntarily enters a rehab faclility in Malibu, Los Angeles, California, USA, to be treated for anger management.
It is announced in Los Angeles, California, USA, by insurance broker Lloyds Of London that their $17.5m breach of contract lawsuit against the estate of Michael Jackson has been settled.
Chromeo play at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, with Oliver.
50 Cent releases a new single, Twisted, in the USA.
The Official Charts Company releases figures showing that Michael Jackson has sold almost 4m singles and 3.8m albums in the UK since his death five years earlier.
Kanye West, Common, De La Soul, MC Lyte, Lupe Fiasco and Lil Herb play in the inaugural Aahh! Fest, Union Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the first of two nights at The O2 Arena, London, England, Europe.
Ellie Goulding, Diplo and Fifth Harmony appear at The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball, in The Verizon Center, Washington DC, USA.
Katy Perry releases her fifth LP, Witness, on Capitol Records worldwide as a CD and a digital download.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at The MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at The Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA.