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The Savoy Theatre, open in The Strand, London, UK.
Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
Billed as "Vaudeville's Leading Lights!", Wilfred Clark And Co., Boyce And Wilson, Madge Fox and The Svengalis are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Orville Gibson founds the Gibson Mandolin Manufacturing Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. After his death the company will increasingly make guitars, the pinnacle of which is generally considered to be the Gibson Les Paul.
Chu Chin Chow, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 2238 performances.
Bert Ambrose And His Orchestra with Jack Cooper on vocal, record Isn't This A Lovely Day?, in London, UK.
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 musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
The "Fabulous all-girl revue" Paris In Chicago is playing at Silver Frolics, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Singing cowboy Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans are starring in the annual Madison Square Garden Rodeo, New York City, USA.
Betty Hutton plays during a three-week season at The Palladium, London, England, UK.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
Eddie Heywood is playing during a week of shows at The Rossonian Lounge, Denver, Colorado, USA.
China Tea by Russ Conway, reaches No1 in the Sheet Music Sales Chart in the UK.
Simon Townshend, younger brother of The Who's Pete Townshend, and a recording artist in his own right, is born in London, UK.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, opens at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run for 543 performances.
Bob Dylan plays at the Gaslight Cafe, Bob Dylan, New York City, USA.
The Rolling Stones, The Everly Brothers, Little Richard and Bo Diddley play at The Gaumont, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe.
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The Moody Blues play at The Whisky A Go Go, Birmingham, UK.
Ain't That Loving You Baby by Elvis Presley is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No67.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Rag Doll by The Four Seasons.
The Blues Magoos play the last of three nights at La Cave, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Jethro Tull play at The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
Prince Buster plays at Lancaster University, UK.
The musical Your Arms Too Short To Box With God is presented at The Lyceum Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run on Broadway for 429 performances. The musical is based on the Biblical Book of Matthew.
Ten record companies based in London, England, UK, Europe, have their walls sprayed with the slogan 'Sign Siouxsie Now' - as part of a graffiti campaign on behalf of unsigned punk band Siouxsie and the Banshees.
The Police enter the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA with Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic.
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The Cure play the second of two nights in the Palais, Melbourne, Australia.
Stan Webb's Chicken Shack play at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Chiefs Of Relief play at Camden Palace, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Dr. And The Medics play at The Polytechnic, Plymouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Temptations are playing during three nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Britney Spears makes her UK live debut with the first of three sold-out nights at Wembley Arena, London.
Gil Scott-Heron is arrested on charges of felony possession of cocaine, in New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights in The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tinie Tempah enters the UK albums chart at No1 with his debut album, Disc-Overy.
Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler play at the M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, UK.
Submotion Orchestra play at Sub 89, Reading, UK.
At the Live UK Music Business Awards event in the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London, UK, Emeli Sande is chosen as Breakthrough Artiste of The Year, Foo Fighters win Best Festival Performance for their Reading Festival appearance, and Bestival receives the trophy for Best Festival [capacity over 40,000].
Grizzly Bear play at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bastille play at The UEA, Norwich, UK.
District Court Judge Juan Sánchez in Eastern Pennsylvania, USA, denies grounds for dismissal or transfer of a lawsuit against Led Zeppelin, in which the band Spirit is asserting that Zeppelin stole much of the music for the song Stairway To Heaven from the Spirit instrumental, Taurus.
Taylor Swift releases a new single, Shake It Off, on Big Machine Records in Germany, Europe.
The Festy Experience, a three-day event, begins at Devil's Backbone, Nelson County, Virginia, USA. Artists appearing over the course of the event include Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, The Infamous String Dusters, Devon Sproule, The Sam Bush Band and Brett Dennen.
The Dixie Chicks come to the end of a North American tour with a show at The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On tour in support of their album Leylines, Rising Appalachia play at The Mystic Theatre, Petaluma, California, USA.
Deep Purple play at Rockhal, Luxembourg, Europe.