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American ragtime composer Charles H. Hunter
is born in Maury County, Tennessee, USA. His best remembered compositions include Tickled to Death, A Tennessee Tantilizer and Possum And Taters.
Inventor Emile Berliner
gives the first demonstration of sound recording on a disc, at the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia. Rock'n'roll is just around the corner...
The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland
is presented at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 300 performances.
"Venetian Serenaders" The Five Nosses, "Singing Comedian" Jack Norworth, "Singing and Dancing Comedians" The Knight Brothers and popular singer Louise Dresser
are providing musical entertainment at The Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
And His Orchestra are playing during a six-week residency at The Raymor Ballroom, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Eddie Fitzpatrick Orchestra plays in Santa Monica, California, USA.
Donald Peers sings at The Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, UK.
Paper Roses by Anita Bryant
reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
is born in London, UK. He will find success as a member of punk band The Rich Kids.
is playing during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
plays at the International Club, New York City, USA.
writes to the Federal Communications Commission in Washington DC, USA, to protest at his recent treatment by CBS-tv's Ed Sullivan Show
, where he was refused permission to perform the song Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues
. (1963) [N.B. This fact was gleaned from information supplied by noted Dylan scholar Ian Woodward and reproduced in ISIS No149]
The Jimmie Davis
Tabernacle, a non-denominational place of worship named after the famous country music singer of You Are My Sunshine, is dedicated near Jonesboro, Louisiana, USA.
Janet Dameta Jackson is born in Gary, Indiana, USA. She will find fame as Janet Jackson
The King Sisters, Alvino Rey and Kent Larsen are playing during a three-week engagement at The Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Velvet Underground
play at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by The Hallucinations.
play in the Sam Houston Coliseum, Hoston, Teaxas, USA.
play at The Sir George Robey, London, UK.
play at The Fleece and Firkin, Bristol, UK.
performs There Goes My Life and Back Where I Come From for US president George W. Bush and Australian prime minister John Howard at the White House in Washington DC, USA
An individual going by the name of @Gunn2urhead begins sending death threats via Twitter
to Shirley Manson, the singer with Garbage
. On this day alone, over 200 threats are sent.
suffers minor cuts and bruises in a rush-hour crash on the M1 motorway
near its junction with the M25 in the UK. The singer is a passenger in the vehicle, and another man from the vehicle is flown by air ambulance to hospital in London for treatment to a head injury.
Mac Demarco plays at Webster Hall, New York City, USA.