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Robert The Bruce, King Of Scotland, defeats an English army at The Battle Of Bannockburn. Inspired by the story of this battle, Roy Williamson of The Corries will write the song, Flower Of Scotland. First recorded and released by The Corries in 1965, it will go on to become an unofficial national anthem of Scotland.
The Ink Spots record Your Feet's Too Big and 'Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do, for Decca Records.
Dakota Staton records The Song Is Ended, High On A Windy Hill and other tracks for Capitol Records in New York City, USA.
During a tour of Scotland as support act to Johnny Gentle, The Silver Beetles play at the Northern Meeting Ballroom, Inverness. In due course, they will change their name to The Beatles.
The Group Scene 64 tour continues at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, with The Rolling Stones, The Ronettes, Swinging Blue Jeans, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates and Marty Wilde.
Peter And Gordon record an appearance on tv show Shindig!, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Peter And Gordon fly from London, UK, to South Africa for concerts, amidst harsh criticism from the British Musicians' Union.
The Moody Blues play at The Raith, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK.
Cilla Black, Tom Jones (replacing P.J.Proby) Tommy Quickly, Sounds Incorporated, The Remo 4, Tommy Roe, The Fourmost and The Mike Cotton Sound play at The ABC Cinema, Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Sandie Shaw plays a ballroom gig in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK.
Johnny Mathis plays the second of two nights in The Marine Ballroom, The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Gene Vincent and Karl Denver are playing during a season at The South Pier, Blackpool, England, UK.
Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men play at The Marquee, London, England, UK, supported by Rod Stewart.
The Beach Boys play at the Odeon, Glasgow, Scotland, supported by Barry Ryan, Bruce Channel, Vanity Fayre, Eclection and Sharon Tandy.
The Incredible String Band play at The Regal, Cambridge, UK.
Vikki Carr and Lonnie Donegan are playing at The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
On their European Tour 1973, The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights at The Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights in Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Pure Hell, hailed as the world's first black punk band, play at the Fan Club, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK.
Paul McCartney and Rod Stewart make brief cameo appearances in rock movie Breaking Glass, which opens in the UK on this day, starring Hazel O'Connor as punk singer Kate. Zoot Money and Gary Holton have featured roles in the film.
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Hambi And The Dance play at Maestro's, Glasgow, Scotland.
Jimmy Somerville plays at The Music Hall, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Robert Plant And Jimmy Page play the second of two nights at The Point, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, with special guests Big Country. On this night they play a second show, an 'Unplugged' performance at midnight at The River Club, Dublin.
Legendary Latin-jazz composer/arranger Chico O'Farrill, who worked with Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, David Bowie and many others, dies aged 79.
Sheena Easton marries her fourth husband, John Minoli, a plastic surgeon from Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Idlewild and The Star Spangles play at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Judas Priest and The Scorpions play at The SECC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Garbage play at the Y100rocks.com Feztival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
U2 play at Croke Park, Dublin, Eire, Europe, supported by Paddy Casey And Snow Patrol.
The three-day-long Lollapalooza Festival opens at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Acts appearing on this day include Radiohead, The Black Keys, The Raconteurs and Cat Power.
Animal Collective release a new single, My Girls, in the UK. On the same day, they play at the Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK.
On his Up And Coming Tour Paul McCartney plays the first of two nights at Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, California, USA.
Joshua Radin plays at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Willie Nelson plays at Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Rod Stewart plays at O2 World, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Annie Lennox receives the 'GQ Charity Woman Of The Year Award' at the GQ Men Of The Year 2010 Awards in Berlin, Germany, Europe. During the event she performs Universal Child and No More 'I Love Yous' alone on the piano, wearing a black "HIV POSITIVE" T-Shirt.
Big Country play at The Alhambra, Dunfermline, Scotland, UK.
Tony Bennett plays at Ravinia Festival, Ravinia Park, near Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Roxette play at The SECC, Glasgow, Scotland.
On their Fallen Empires tour, Snow Patrol play at T In The Park, Balado, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Following what appears to have been a suicide attempt, Paris Jackson, the 15-year-old daughter of deceased pop star Michael Jackson, is rushed to hospital in Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his Take The Crown Stadium Tour, Robbie Williams plays the second of two nights at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by Olly Murs.
The Wave Pictures play at The Pleasure Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Paolo Nutini plays at Le Trianon, Paris, France, Europe.
Stephen Emmer performs songs from his imminent album International Blue at Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, with guest artists Midge Ure, Glenn Gregory, Neil Crossley, Michael Dempsey and Tony Visconti.
Travis play at Kulturarena 2014, Theatervorplatz, Jena, Germany, Europe.
Singer-songwriter Ally Kerr plays at Broadcast, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland.
Paolo Nutini plays at The LG Arena, Birmingham, UK.
Folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor begin their Singing For Strangers tour with an appearance at The Celtic Connections Festival, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Rod Stewart goes to Celtic Park, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, to watch Celtic defeat Aberdeen 4-0 in the Scottish Football Premiership.