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Harry Lipman is born in London, UK. He will find fame as British dance band leader Harry Roy.
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.
Woodward Maurice Ritter is born in Murvaul, Texas, USA. He will find fame as singing cowboy Tex Ritter.
The musical comedy Funabashi plays at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 32 performances.
The musical comedy Naughty Marietta, with music by Victor Herbert, is playing at The New York Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
Charles Hart And The Shannon Four record All That I Want Is You for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Lewis James and The Shannon Quartet record There's a mother always waiting you at home, sweet home, for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
The musical revue Artists And Models Of 1927, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 151 performances.
Frank Luther [aka Pete Wiggins] and Jack Parker [aka Carson Robison] record Carolina Moon and You Can't Take My Mem'ries From Me, for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA.
Bing Crosby, with Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians, record the Harry Warren composition Young And Healthy, in New York City, USA.
Al Bowlly, accompanied by Ray Noble and his Orchestra, records Blue Moon, You And The Night And The Music and other tracks for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Blues guitarist and singer Kokomo Arnold records Backfence Picket Blues, Fool Man Blues, Long And Tall, Salty Dog, Cold Winter Blues and Sister Jane Across The Hall, for Decca Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Arthur Tracy, known as The Street Singer, records So Do I, in London, UK.
Kokomo Arnold records Backfence Picket Blues for Decca Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical comedy Annie Get Your Gun, by Irving Berlin, is presented during a run of 1,147 performances at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Little Richard has his second recording session, at WGST Studio, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He records I Brought It All On Myself, Ain't Nothin' Happening, Thinkin' 'Bout My Mother and Please Have Mercy On Me.
The Harry James Orchestra is playing during four weeks at Cocoanut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Six-year-old Rose Marie Riddle is battered, raped and killed by Richard Arlen Lindsey in Kern County, California, USA. This horrific incident will inspire the song Little Rose Marie by Bill Woods.
On an extensive nationwide promotional tour in support of his novelty single Baby Sittin' Boogie, Buzz Clifford visits deejays and other music business contacts in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet and The Joe Harriett Quintet play at The Astoria Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
Danny Peppermint And His Jumping Jacks are in residence at The Thunderbird, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Jazz pianist Duke Pearson records Groovin' For Nat, Smoothie, Angel Eyes and other tracks for Jazzline Records in New York City, USA.
Solomon Burke releases a new single, Cry To Me, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Chuck Berry, The Moody Blues, The Graham Bond Organisation and Long John Baldry play at The Gaumont, Hanley, UK.
Nina Simone records I Put A Spell On You in New York City, USA, for Philips Records.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.
Lulu is playing during a two-week engagement at Cesar's Palace, Luton, England, UK, Europe.
Latin jazz guitarist Bola Sete is playing during six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The T+A Rhythm And Blues Band plays the first of two nights at The New Orleans House, Berkeley, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Marvin Gardens.
In today's issue of Downbeat, the drummmers' magazine, in the USA, an advert appears in which Dennis Wilson of The Beach Boys promotes Camco Drums.
The Kinks release a new album, Live At Kelvin Hall, in the UK on Pye Records.
Quicksilver Messenger Service, Kaleidoscope and Charley Musselwhite play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Doors' second album, Strange Days, is certified as a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
An episode of Tarzan runs on American tv featuring The Supremes as a trio of nuns.
Bob Dylan and The Band play the second of two nights at Montreal Forum, Montreal, Canada.
Hits compilation The Bee Gees Greatest reaches No1 in the Billboard US Album Charts.
On their World Violation tour, Depeche Mode play at Palasport di Roma, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Bust A Move by Young MC is certified as a platinum single by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Simply Red play at The Point, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
World-famed classical violinist Joshua Bell busks incognito, using a Stradivarius violin valued at around $2m, at the L'Enfant Plaza Metro station in Washington D.C., USA. Of the 1,097 people who pass by, only one recognizes him and only a couple more stop to listen to him play. For his nearly 45 minute performance, Bell collects $52.17, of which $20 came from the passerby who recognized him.
The New York Daily News breaks the story that 70 year old New York City songwriter Joseph Brooks is a police supect in five sexual assaults. Brooks won an Academy Award for Debbie Boone's 1977 ballad You Light Up My Life.
On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays the first of two nights at the Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, Illinois, USA.
Social Distortion play at The House of Blues, Anaheim, California, USA.
Velvet Revolver play at the House Of Blues, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is announced that pop-metal icon Lita Ford has signed a worldwide deal with SPV/Steamhammer, and that her first new studio album in nearly three years, Living Like A Runaway, is scheduled for release in May.
Beirut play at The Hi-Fi, Brisbane, Australia.
Sons of Fathers play at The Brick And Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, North America.
Typhoon release the album Offerings on RollCall Records.
On their Acoustic 2018 tour Hot Tuna play at The City Winery, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.