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 1,900 Facts
Click to filter results

Filter to between years

Date:

Topic:

Genre:

Location:

Washington

The Augustin Daly Musical Company presents "The Chinese-English Musical Comedy" San Toy, at The Columbia Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The Dewey Extravaganza Co perform in a Grand Vaudeville Bill at The Dewey Theatre, Washington, DC, USA.
Mr. Geo. C. Boniface Jr, Miss Bertha Waltzinger, Miss Katherine Bloodgood, The Ellinore Sisters, Fred Niblo, The Great Kaufman Troupe, Carelius Emilo Christiani, The Merry Mannikins and Galetti's Monkey Comedians are playing at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Mr. Geo. C. Boniface Jr, Miss Bertha Waltzinger, Miss Katherine Bloodgood, The Ellinore Sisters, Fred Niblo, The Great Kaufman Troupe, Carelius Emilo Christiani, The Merry Mannikins and Galetti's Monkey Comedians are playing at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
"The fascinating musical success" The Burgomaster, whose cast of 80 features "The Famous Girley Chorus of Youth, Beauty and Grace", is playing at The Columbia Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Musical comedy The Bohemian Girl is playing at Chase's Theatre, Washington DC, USA. It is described as having, "Fifty electric fans in continual motion" plus "Ice cream and ices served free at every performance".
Darrell Wallace Calker is born in Washington DC, USA. He will find acclaim as a composer and arranger working on films and animated cartoons.
The Columbia Burlesquers with Nellie Florede ['The Lily Of Melody'], play at The Gayety Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Little Miss U.S.A., billed as "A merry and pretentious musical comedy" opens at The New Pantages Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA. Also on the same bill is Lady Betty - The Celebrated Monkey.
The Golden Crook Musical Extravaganza Company, featuring Billy Arlington, is appearing at The Gayety Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in the Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Louis Jordan And His Orchestra open for one week at The Howard Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Timothy Charles Buckley III is born in Washington DC, USA. He will find fame as singer-songwriter Tim Buckley.
Super session singer and Brill Building songwriter Toni Wine is born in Washington Heights, New York.
Walter Joseph Herndon is born in Washington DC, USA. He will find success as R'n'B and soul singer Joe Herndon, working with bands including The Spaniels and The Temptations.
Duke Ellington And His Band begin a one-week engagement at The Click, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Jimmy Forrest and jump blues vocalist Roy Brown play the first night in a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Duke Ellington is playing at The Embassy Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bobby Darin comes to the end of a week of shows at Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Sam Cooke plays the fifth night in a week of shows at the The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Recording studio owner Hite Morgan registers copyright on The Beach Boys' song Surfin' with The Library Of Congress, Washington DC, USA.
Although Duke Ellington and his Orchestra are currently playing during a residency at Basin Street East, New York City, USA, Johnny Hodges and Billy Strayhorn make use of the band to undertake a recording session for Verve Records during which they record Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Stardust, Jeep's Blues and other tracks.
Peggy Seeger performs live at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play the second of two nights at Koseinenkin Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play a one-night engagement at a venue in Scaramento, California, USA.
Congressman Emanuel Celler introduces a bill to repeal the existing copyright payment exemption for juke boxes in the USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The City Hall, Newcastle, UK.
When Duke Ellington plays at Basin Street West, San Francisco, California, USA, the audience includes Judy Garland.
Duke Ellington premieres his composition A Concert Of Sacred Music at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, California, USA.
Stacy Lattisaw is born in Washington, DC, USA, In the 80s she will become a successful recording artist.
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra are rehearsing for an imminent appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington is awarded the Presidential Medal Of Freedom by US President Richard Nixon in a ceremony at The White House, Washington DC, USA.
Dusty Springfield plays at The Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
US Congressman Birch Bayh begins a speech in Congress with the words. "Mr President, I desire to pay tribute to a family of five young black musicians and singers from Gary, Indiana." His speech goes on to praise the Jackson 5's contribution not only to music but to the status of black Americans generally, and ends with the words, "Indiana and the nation are proud of the Jackson Five."
Gordon Lightfoot and Maria Muldaur play as part of The Summer Of Stars concert series in Washington Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
David Bowie sets off on the Isolar tour of North America, to promote his new album Station To Station. The first gig is in Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Read More
Paul McCartney plays at The Kingdome, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Fugazi play at The Country Club, Reseda, California, USA.
Whitney Houston attends a National Children's Day celebration at The White House, Washington DC, USA.
The Library of Congress celebrates the opening of a permanent exhibit of the Gerry Mulligan Collection, housed in a special room at the entrance to the Performing Arts Reading Room in the Music Division, in the James Madison Memorial Building in Washington DC, USA.
Rob Thomas, singer with Matchbox 20, ends a solo tour in Washington DC, USA.
Azucar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz, a year-long exhibition about the career of the Cuban-born singer known as The Queen Of Salsa, opens at The Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC, USA.
David Gray plays in The Moore Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Denise Daye dies in Washington DC, USA. She had found acclaim as a member of the blues, jazz and pop duo Eddie And Denise Daye.
Mose Allison begins a week of shows at Jazz Alley, Seattle, Washington, USA.
On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at The Verizon Center, Washington D.C., USA. Gaga stops the show at one point to admonish two members of the audience who she has noticed are fighting.
On his Valentine's Day Brawl tour, Josh Ritter plays at The 9.30 Club, Washington DC, USA.
On their Fallen Empires tour, Snow Patrol play the second of two nights at The 9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA, supported by Ed Sheeran.
Lukas Graham play at The State Room, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Aimee Mann begins a tour in support of her ninth album, Mental Illness, with a show at The Lincoln Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
1902
2017