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Sousa And His Band play at The Boston Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, a play with music, is presented at The Academy Of Music, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 88 performances.
Weber And Fields' burlesque musical extravaganza Fiddle Dee Dee is playing at Chase's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Lonnie Johnson records A Good Happy Home, Baby You Don't Know My Mind, I Have No Sweet Woman Now and Good Old Wagon, for OKeh Records in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Musical revue The Show Is On, starring Beatrice Lillie and Bert Lahr, plays at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 236 performances.
Vic Flick, guitarist, arranger and composer, is born in Worcester Park, Surrey, UK. Flick is probably best-known as the man who plays the guitar riff in the original soundtrack recording of the James Bond Theme, but he also appears on numerous UK hit singles of the 60s and 70s.
Sonny Garrish is born in Fairplay, Maryland, USA. He will find success as a steel guitar player, appearing on recordings by The Judds, Reba McEntire, Don Williams, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Tracy Lawrence and others.
While rehearsing a dance sequence for the film Jailhouse Rock at the MGM Soundstage, Hollywood, California, USA, Elvis Presley inhales a cap from one of his teeth into his lung.
Jazz horn and wind player Buddy Collette records tracks for the album Tasty Dish at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, California, with Howard Roberts on guitar.
The Silver Beats play a brief audition set in the interval at Lathom Hall, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. They will find fame as The Beatles.
Eddie Harris is playing during two weeks at The Birdhouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald plays the fourth night of a twelve-night run at The Crescendo Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Teresa Brewer and the Pete Fountain Jazz Group are the musical guests on tonight's edition of tv's Ed Sullivan Show, recorded in New York City, USA.
Ian Astbury of The Cult is born in Heswall, Merseyside, UK.
Skylark Records singing harpist Sue Evans And The Scamps are playing during a six week engagement at The Dunes, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Actress Sandra Dee throws a surprise birthday party for her husband Bobby Darin and gives him a brand new car as a present.
Chuck Berry (backed by The Nashville Teens) plays at the Town Hall, Bloxwich, UK, supported by Carl Perkins (also backed by The Nashville Teens) and The Animals, Kingsize Taylor and The Dominoes, and The Swinging Blue Jeans.
Jackie Cain and Roy Kral are playing during an engagement at Paul's Mall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Velvet Underground record the song She's My Best Friend at Record Plant Studios, New York City, USA.
Jimi Hendrix is in The Record Plant, New York City, USA, recording Villanova Junction.
Hugh Masekela plays the second of six nights at The Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Chicago Transit Authority.
When Black Sabbath play at the Marquee Club, Soho, London, UK, several music biz bigwigs turn out to see them. Most important among those gents is Don Arden, a manager/entrepreneur nicknamed The Al Capone Of Pop.
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Jazz vocalist and recording artist Clare Teal is born in Kidwick, Yorkshire, UK.
Keith Relf, vocalist of The Yardbirds, aged 33, dies at his home in Hanworth Road, Whitton, Middlesex, England, UK, Europe, after being electrocuted in a mishap involving his guitar.
John Martyn plays at Teatro Di Porta Romana, Milan, Italy, Europe.
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Daniel Quine Auerbach is born in Akron, Ohio, USA. He will find success as Dan Auerbach, guitarist and vocalist with The Black Keys.
Sugar Babies - The Burlesque Musical, starring Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney, is presented at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1208 performances.
Broadway show Musical Chairs is playing during a 13-night run at The Rialto Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Gary Numan plays at Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
Jazz improvisation duo Oliver Lake and Leroy Jenkins play at The Western Front, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
During re-record sessions for the album Shot Of Love, Bob Dylan is in Clover Studios, Los Angeles, working on the songs Dead Man, Lenny Bruce Is Dead, Trouble and In The Summertime.
XTC release a new single, No Thugs In Our House, in the UK on Virgin Records.
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When The Bangles play a gig in San Francisco, California, USA, they are unexpectedly joined onstage by Prince.
In Miami, Florida, USA, the trial of 2 Live Crew and the distributor of its LP As Nasty As They Wanna Be vs Sheriff Nick Navarro begins. Navarro had recently succeeded in having the LP declared obscene, largely based on a recent Mimai Herald newspaper review which states that, "Many of 2 Live Crew's lyrics are so filled with hard-core sexual, sadistic and masochistic material that they could not be printed here, even in censored form."
James play at Event, Brighton, England, UK.
After suffering a heart attack, Frank Sinatra dies aged 82, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA, with his wife Barbara by his side.
The Black Crowes re-union tour plays the second of two nights at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, USA.
Mark Knopfler plays at The Haukelandshallen, Bergen, Norway, Europe.
Garbage play at the WHFStival, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Etta James releases a new album, All The Way, on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
Kelis releases her fifth studio album, Flesh Tone, in Poland, Europe, through Universal Music.
Marina And The Diamonds release their second studio album, Electra Heart in Russia and Greece, Europe.
Adam Levine [Maroon 5] is given the 2013 Presidents Award at BMI's 61st Annual Pop Awards in Beverly Hills, California, USA.
Mark Knopfler plays at The Ziggo Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Chromeo play at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, with Oliver.
Cliff Richard plays at O2 World, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Crazy P play at Stereo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The Cure play at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the first of six nights at Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour Justin Bieber plays at The Videotron Centre, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.