Welcome to MusicDayz

The world's largest online archive of date-sorted music facts, bringing day-by-day facts instantly to your fingertips.
Find out what happened on your or your friends' Birthday, Wedding Day, Anniversary or just discover fun facts in musical areas that particularly interest you.
Please take a look around.

Random selection from around 1,600 Facts
Click to filter results

Filter to between years





Rolling Stones

A new sports arena, The Boston Garden, opens in Boston, Massachusetts. In the 70s it will become a major music venue with gigs by Elvis Presley, The Jackson 5, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead and many more.
The Rolling Stones play at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, UK, for the first time.
The Rolling Stones play at The Ricky Tick Club in the Thames Hotel, Windsor, UK.
The Rolling Stones make their first appearance on UK tv show Ready Steady Go!, and then play at the Wooden Bridge Hotel, Guildford, UK.
The Rolling Stones play at The Oasis, Manchester, UK.
The Group Scene 64 tour continues at the De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK, with The Rolling Stones, The Ronettes, Swinging Blue Jeans, Johnny Kidd and the Pirates and Marty Wilde.
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Granada, Greenford, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, and The Paramounts
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The City Hall, Sheffield, UK, featuring Helen Shapiro (replacing John Leyton], The Rolling Stones, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, Bern Elliott And The Fenmen, and The Paramounts
Gene Pitney enters the UK singles chart with That Girl Belongs To Yesterday, written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones. It will peak at No7.
Read More
The Rolling Stones and Georgie Fame And The Blue Fames are heard performing live (pre-recorded) on tonight's edition of The Mike Raven Rhythm And Blues Show on BBC World Service radio. Mike Raven is a pseudonym of blues bandleader Alexis Korner.
The Rolling Stones, Kenny Lynch and the cast and crew of UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go! fly from London to Montreux, Switzerland, to record a special edition of the show.
The Rolling Stones are recording the Willie Dixon song Little Red Rooster in Regent Sound Studios, London, UK. At the same session they record You Can't Catch Me by Chuck Berry, and one of their own compositions, Off The Hook.
The Top Ten LPs in the UK Album Chart for the week beginning on this date are as follows :
1. Beatles For Sale - The Beatles
2. The Bachelors And 16 Great Songs- - The Bachelors
3. The Rolling Stones - The Rolling Stones
4. Twelve Songs Of Christmas - Jim Reeves
5. A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
6. Spotlight On The Black And White Minstrels - The Black And White Minstrels
7. Lucky 13 Shades Of Val Doonican - Val Doonican
8. Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
9. The Kinks - The Kinks
10. The Animals - The Animals
The Rolling Stones fly from Australia to New Zealand.
The Rolling Stones, supported by The Hollies and Dave Berry, begin a UK tour at The Regal, Edmonton, London, UK.
The film Teenage Command Performance opens in London, England, UK. This is the UK name for the legendary T.A.M.I Show tv special, recorded in The Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles, featuring The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson And The Miracles and Lesley Gore.
The Rolling Stones release a new single (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction in the USA.
The Rolling Stones fly from London, England, UK, to Los Angeles, California, USA, to begin mixing sessions for the album Out Of Our Heads.
Read More
The Rolling Stones are in Los Angeles, California, USA, mixing the album Out Of Our Heads.
Linda Lawrence begins a legal action against Rolling Stones' guitarist Brian Jones, to gain recognition for their year-old son, Julian.
The Rolling Stones are recording tracks for the album Between The Buttons at Olympic Studios, London, UK.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones spends a night in jail after being found in possession of four Italian pep pills.
Read More
The Rolling Stones begin a month of recording sessions for the album Their Satanic Majesties' Request, at Olympic Studios, London, UK.
In a London, UK, Magistrates Court, Rolling Stones' guitarist Brian Jones pleads guilty to possessing marijuana, but not to possessing cocaine and methedrine.
The Rolling Stones open new offices in Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, England, UK, Europe.
It is announced that guitarist Brian Jones has left The Rolling Stones. "I want to play my kind of music," he says, "which is no longer The Stones music."
Read More
Marianne Faithfull collapses in the Chevron Hotel, Sydney, Australia, Oceania, having taken an overdose of barbiturates during filming of the movie Ned Kelly, with boyfriend Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones. She and Jagger were to star in the film, but she is immediately dropped from the cast.
Read More
In Stephen Stills' wine cellar basement in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, California, USA, The Rolling Stones spend the fourth of five days rehearsing for their upcoming tour of America.
The Rolling Stones arrive in Muscle Shoals Studios, Florence, Alabama, USA, to begin two days of recording, during which they work on the songs Brown Sugar, Wild Horses and You Gotta Move.
Read More
The Rolling Stones throw a lavish party to promote their new album, Goats Head Soup, at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones spend the second of six days of recording at Island Recording Studios, London, UK.
Guitarist Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones is fined
The Rolling Stones play at Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, with supporting acts including The J. Geils Band, George Thorogood and Prince. Among the 90,000 fans are Bob Dylan, Peter O'Toole and Jack Nicholson. Across town, on the same day, a seven foot high bronze statue of John Lennon is unveiled outside City Hall.
On his third night of supporting The Rolling Stones at the Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, Prince is so badly received that he leaves the stage after three songs.
Bob Dylan is in the Power Station, New York City, working on tracks for his album Infidels. Mark Knopfler is acting as co-producer. Knopfler also plays guitar on the album, along with former Rolling Stones' axeman Mick Taylor. On this day, Dylan works on the song Foot Of Pride and others.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones and Michael Jackson start work at A And R Studios, New York City, USA, on a song called State Of Shock. It will be released as a single by The Jacksons.
The Rolling Stones play the seventh of ten concerts at Tokyo Dome, Japan, Asia. These are the group's first-ever performances in that country.
The Rolling Stones play in Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK, supported by the Dan Reed Network.
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood fails in his bid to buy The Cricketers, the pub at the end of his road in Richmond, England.
The Rolling Stones play at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
Famed vintage guitar collector and roadie Dan Martin dies aged 57, at his home on Turtle Rock Court, St. Charles, Missouri, USA. He had long suffered from congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and diabetes. Eddie Van Halen is said to have bought 117 of Martin's guitars over the years, and other customers included Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Joe Perry, Joan Jett, Tom Petty and Jackson Browne.
The Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards dines with former US president Bill Clinton at Craft, a restaurant in New York City, USA.
The Suntory liquor company makes available a special edition of Rolling Stones blended whiskey to mark the band reaching its 50th anniversary. Limited to just 150 bottles, the whiskey comes in a specially-designed bottle shaped like The Stones' famous tongue-and-lips logo and sells for, er, $6,300.
When The Rolling Stones play at The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA, the set features guest appearances by John Mayer and their former guitarist Mick Taylor.
Rolling Stones' guitarist Ronnie Wood, drummer Charlie Watts and touring keyboard player Chuck Leavell visit The Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel, Asia.
The Rolling Stones play at Circus Maximus, Rome, Italy, Europe.
It is revealed that, just two days after the election of Donald Trump as President Of The USA, the song It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) by R.E.M. achieves a 435% sales increase to 3,000 sold, and a 312 percent streaming increase to 601,000. Also scoring significant increases in the immediate wake of the election are American Idiot by Green Day, FDT (F*ck Donald Trump) by YG feat. Nipsey Hussle, You Can't Always Get What You Want by The Rolling Stones, Up Like Trump by Rae Sremmurd, Donald Trump by Mac Miller and, inevitably, God Bless America by Lee Greenwood.