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 530 Facts
Click to filter results

Filter to between years




Irving Jones, billed as 'The monologist who has written some famous songs' is appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, along with 'novelty musical clowns' Bimm, Bomm, Brrr.
A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
The Chicago Opera House in Chicago, Illinois, USA, is offering a continuous vaudeville bill including singing comedienne Zoa Matthews and singer of Southern songs George Austin Moore.
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, UK, during a run of 2238 performances.
Arthur Andrew Kelm is born in New York City, USA. He will find fame as US heartthrob actor/singer Tab Hunter.
Scott Wood And His Orchestra record the Harry Warren composition Shadow Waltz in London, UK.
Legendary songwriter and composer George Gershwin dies of a brain tumour, aged 38, in Beverly Hills, California. Among his best-loved compositions are Summertime They Can't Take That Away From Me and Rhapsody In Blue.
The movie musical Top Of The Town, with songs written by Jimmy McHiugh and Harold Adamson, is released to cinemas in Denmark, Europe. The soundtrack will produce two major hits, There Are No Two Ways About It and Where Are You?
Gospel vocal duo Brother Porter and Brother Cook record I Know My Jesus Won't Deny Me for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
Big Jay McNeely is playing during an extended engagement at The Waldorf Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Hank Williams records You Win Again and three other songs in Castle Studio, Nashville, Tennessee.
Hank Williams records You Win Again and three other songs in Castle Studio, Nashville, Tennessee.
After his vehicle is seen weaving through traffic in Natural Bridge Road, Chuck Berry is arrested in St Louis County, Missouri, USA, on a charge of reckless driving.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Doris Day records Abide With Me, Walk With Him and Nearer My God To Thee for Columbia Records in the USA.
Memphis, a Chuck Berry composition covered by Johnny Rivers peaks at No2 in the Billboard singles chart in the USA.
Manfred Mann appear on BBC2 tv show Open House, in the UK.
Under The Boardwalk by The Drifters enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA where it will peak at No4.
A live appearance on tv show Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) is taped by The Beatles at Teddington Studio Centre, Teddington, UK.
The Hollies come to the end of a nine-day tour of Scotland.
Sandie Shaw plays at The Winter Gardens, Margate, England, UK.
Guy Lombardo is playing at St. John Terrell's Music Circus, Lambertville, New Jersey, USA.
The Brian Auger Trinity play at The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire, England, UK.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Janis Joplin and the Kosmic Blues Band play at Hampton Beach, New York State, USA.
San Francisco-based rock vocalist Janis Joplin and the Kosmic Blues Band play at Hampton Beach, New York State, USA.
Songwriter Dix Dennie aka Gosta Stenberg, dies in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Lulu flies to Palma, Majorca, Europe, for two days of live shows.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the fourth of seven nights at the Circle Star Theatre, San Carlos, California.
Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at the Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Hugely influential saxophonist and recording artist Larry Teal dies in Ann Arbor, Michigan, aged 70.
The Blasters play at The International, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Prince plays the eleventh of fourteen (non-consecutive) nights at Wembley Arena, London, UK. (the final three shows will take place in August)
Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin reaches No1 in the UK Singles Chart.
The Black Eyed Peas, Pink, Franz Ferdinand, The Darkness and Muse play at the T In The Park Festival, Balado, Scotland.
Beck plays at Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, California, USA.
The Marlborough International Jazz Festival begins at various venues around Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK. Line up for today, the first of three days of the event, includes The Red Stripe Band, Steve "Big Man" Clayton and the 44's, The Tim Kliphuis Quartet, The Jive Aces, Ray Harris and The Fusion Experience, Sticky Wicett Little Big Band, The Wedding Band, Julie Felix, The Slaughterhouse Quartet, Baraka, The Bob Hall Trio, Built for Comfort, The Overtones and The Bullfrog Blues Band.
The Eagles play at The MEN Arena, Manchester, UK.
Jackson Browne plays at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier of Place des Arts during the Montreal International Jazz Festival, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Modern English play at The Double Door, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pixie Lott premieres her new single, All About Tonight, on the Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1 in the UK.
Rob Grill, who fronted folk-rock group The Grass Roots for forty years, dies aged 67 in Tavares, Florida, USA, following complications from a head injury sustained in a fall.
On the seventh leg of their 360 Degree Tour, U2 play at The Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Interpol.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.
The Dukes Of September (including Michael McDonald (Doobie Brothers/Steely Dan), Donald Fagen (Steely Dan) and Boz Scaggs, play at the Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC), in Beaver Creek, Colorado, USA.
Rascal Flatts are interviewed live on BBC tv show Breakfast in Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play the first of two nights at The AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe.