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Leland Bruce Sklar is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. he will find success as bass guitarist Lee Sklar, working with Carole King, Phil Collins, Jimi Hendrix and many others.
The Beatles, Gerry And The Pacemakers, Kingsize Taylor And The Dominoes, Simon Cardovo And His Royal Carribean Steel Band and Bill Bailey's Calypso Band play in the St Patrick's Night Rock And Cha Cha Ball at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at The Casbah, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
US Army private James Marshall Hendrix (Jimi Hendrix) arrives in San Francisco, having lost his bus ticket back to his camp at Fort Ord, California, USA. Military Police take him to Presidio Military Reservation, where he remains for two days.
A new pirate radio station, Radio London, begins regular transmissions from M.V. Galaxy, anchored in the Thames Estuary, England, UK. It will quickly become Britain's most popular pirate station.
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The Beatles record an appearance for UK tv show Top Of The Pops at Riverside Studios, London, England, UK.
The Yardbirds continue work on their next single, Heart Full Of Soul, at Advision Studios , London, England, UK.
Donovan plays at The Futurist Theatre, Scarborough, UK.
The novelisation by Al Hine of The Beatles' film Help! is published by Dell Paperbacks in the USA.
The Byrds' cover version of the Bob Dylan song All I Really Want To Do enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No4 during a ten-week run.
Returning from a tour of the USA, The Beatles touch down at Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK. John Lennon and his wife Cynthia leave immediately for a holiday in the south of Europe.
Whwn Cream play at London Polytechnic, London, UK, they are joined onstage by Jimi Hendrix. The audience includes Roger Waters and Nick Mason of Pink Floyd.
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The Cream play at the California Ballroom, Dunstable, UK.
The Small Faces play at The Upper Cut, Forest Gate, London, England, UK.
The Top Ten singles being played on WKNR Radio, Detroit, Michigan, for the week ending on this date are as follows :

1. Nobody But Me - The Human Beinz

2. Green Tambourine - The Lemon Pipers

3. Baby Now That I Found You - The Foundations

4. Judy in Disguise (With Glasses) - John Fred And The Playboy Band

5. Woman Woman - Union Gap

6. Love Power - The Sand Pebbles

7. Itchycoo Park - The Small Faces

8. Don't Have to Say You Love Me - The Four Sonics

9. Different Drum - The Stone Poneys

10. Monterey - Eric Burdon and the New Animals

Pink Floyd play at The ICA Fibres Club, Pontypool, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Doors embark on a series of new recording sessions at TTG Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, aimed at producing a third album. The first piece they work on is The Celebration Of The Lizard.
Pearls Before Swine play the second of two nights at The Village Theater, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
UK management company Blackhill Enterprises dissolves its six-way partnership with Pink Floyd.
The Yardbirds, with Jimmy Page on guitar, perform live on the tv show Bouton Rouge at Maison de Radio-France, Paris, France, Europe.
At the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, USA, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles wins four awards - Album Of The Year, Best Contemporary Album, Best Engineered Record and Best Album Cover.
Pink Floyd release a new single, It Would Be So Nice, in the UK on Columbia Records.
The Move play at Park Hall, Hereford, Herefordshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience enter the UK singles chart with their cover of Bob Dylan's All Along The Watchtower. It will peak at No5 during an eleven-week run.
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The Moody Blues enter the UK albums chart with their fourth album, On The Threshold Of A Dream, which will peak at No1.
The Beatles' album Abbey Road begins an eleven-week run at No1 in the UK.
Donovan plays at The Covention Center, Anaheim, California, USA.
The Doors play their final live concert with Jim Morrison as vocalist in The Warehouse, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. In a state near collapse because of drink and drugs, Morrison pushes himself to continue performing, but finally snaps, smashing his microphone repeatedly onto the stage and refusing to perform any more.
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Jim Morrison of The Doors flies from Los Angeles, California, USA, to Paris, France, Europe.
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Sly And The Family Stone play the second of six nights at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
Roger Waters instigates legal proceedings in London, England, UK, Europe, to prevent his former colleagues David Gilmour and Nick Mason from using the name Pink Floyd.
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Jorma Kaukonen and Billy Goodman play at The Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA.
The Grateful Dead play at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Centre announces that Asteroids 4147-4150, are to be named Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr after the four members of The Beatles.
Vince Welnick, former keyboardist of The Tubes, joins The Grateful Dead.
When Bob Dylan plays at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead joins him for two songs, Cat's In The Well and Idiot Wind.
The Moody Blues 1970 album A Question Of Balance is finally certified as a platinum disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The Apes and Alta May play at The Rocket Venue, Leeds, England, UK.
Porcupine Tree play at Intersection, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
Love play at Islington Academy, London, England, UK.
The Finn Brothers and Mercury Rev play at The Burswood Theatre, Burswood, Perth, Western Australia, Oceania.
Pink Floyd sues EMI Records for breach of contract in the High Court, London, UK. The band claims that EMI has broken a 1999 contract which included a clause stating that EMI required Pink Floyd's permission to sell individual tracks [as opposed to complete albums] by the group.
It is reported that Australian rock band Wolfmother have cancelled their imminent European tour, including Rock Werchter 2010, because singer Andrew Stockdale is not allowed to fly "for medical reasons".
The Coral play at Shepherds Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
It is announced that, one week after licensing their music for download exclusively via iTunes, The Beatles have sold more than 2m tracks and 450,000 albums digitally worldwide.
David Gilmour of Pink Floyd and his wife, Polly Samson, are evacuated from their mansion in East Sussex, UK, when an unexploded World War II German bomb is found beneath the building during renovations.
Warpaint play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Robin Trower releases a new LP, Something's About To Change on V12 Records in the UK.
Hot Tuna play at Kauai Community College, Kauai, Hawaii, USA.