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The musical score for the composition Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin is received by the Copyright Office in the USA. This is the piano melody that will make Joplin the most celebrated ragtime composer of the era. (1899)
Boston-born popular singer Andrew Mack is appearing in "His Greatest Success" Tom Moore, at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA. The newspaper ad for the show urges "Hear Mack's sweet songs".
Comedy musical The Rogers Brothers In London, is playing at The Knickebocker Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run which will last until October 31.
The Tempe Bulldogs Marching Band is founded by Lillian Williams in Tempe, Arizona, USA. It will grow to become an ensemble of nearly 400 members, re-named the ASU Sun Devil Marching Band, consisting of percussion, woodwind, brass, front ensemble, color guard and spirit squad members.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
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.
Charles Salvatore Panozzo is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as Chuck Panozzo, bass player for Styx.
Big Bill Broonzy records House Rent Stomp, Black Brown And White, Willie Mae Blues, Back Water Blues and other tracks for Disques Vogue, in Paris, France, Europe.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Heidelberg Singers with Smiling Fritz are playing at Math Igler's Casino, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Johnny Cash plays at the Memorial Coliseum in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.
Lloyd Price plays the last night of a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA, supported by Mickey And Sylvia.
The Coasters play the second night of a week at the Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, with The Spaniels, The Danleers, The Olympics, Bobby Hendricks, The Quintones, and Sil Austin's Combo.
Hank Ballard and The Midnighters play the third night in a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Sam Cooke plays the fifth of seven nights at The Town Hill Club, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Faye Adams, with The Jimmy Mundy Orchestra, records It Hurts To Be In Love, Step Up And Rescue Me and other tracks for Savoy Records in New York City, USA.
The Everly Brothers record Dancing On My Feet and No One Can Make My Sunshine Smile at United Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.
A new radio station, WFOL, begins broadcasting in stereo from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, with an Easy Listening music format. WFOL bills itself as "Southwestern Ohio's only full-time stereo station".
Rusty 'Ko Ko' Adams is playing during thirteen days at The Little Brown Jug, Owensboro, Kentucky, USA, with Jo Ann And Ray Cantrell.
Barry McGuire performs Eve Of Destruction live on tv show Hullabaloo in the USA.
The Beatles are filming scenes for their tv special, Magical Mystery Tour, at Hangar No2, West Malling Air Station, Maidstone, Kent, UK.
The Move play at Century Hall, St Albans, England, UK, Europe.
The Grateful Dead play at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jim Croce dies in a plane crash at Natchitoches, Louisiana, USA, aged 30.
Kathy Collins, wife of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Rossington-Collins Band guitarist Allen Collins, dies of a heart attack following a difficult pregnancy.
On their World Invasion Tour, Van Halen play the second of two nights at The Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Queen play at The Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Blue Oyster Cult play at the Veteran's Memorial Stadium, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Vocalist Paul Di'Anno leaves Iron Maiden. He will be replaced by Bruce Dickinson.
In Manhattan Supreme Court in New York City, USA, the prosecution rests its case in the trial of Gail Collins, who is charged with the second degree murder of her husband, Felix Pappalardi of heavy rock band Mountain.
On his Born In The USA tour, Bruce Springsteen plays at The Decade, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dio play at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by Queensyrche.
King Kurt play at Queensway Hall, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
The Scientists play at The Bull, East Sheen, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Zodiac Mindwarp And The Love Reaction and Skinside Out.
Pendragon play the first of two nights at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Pursuit Of Happiness play at Chestnut Cabaret, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Johnny Cash plays at The Wayne Newton Theatre, Branson, Missouri, USA, during a lengthy series of concerts at the venue.
Iron Maiden play in Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Bon Jovi release a new album, Have A Nice Day, in the USA.
Buddy Guy releases a new album, Bring 'Em In, in the USA.
Orenda Fink plays at The Canopy Club, Champaign, Illinois, USA.
Les Shelleys, an acoustic guitar/vocal duo from Los Angeles, California, USA, release the album Les Shelleys in the UK on Fat Cat Records. The album includes a cover of Bob Dylan's song The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll.
Efterklang, Buke And Glass and Silian Rail play at The Bottom Of The Hill, San Francisco, California, USA.
Alice Gold releases a new single, Orbiter, in the UK.
Pleiades release the album Correatown on Junketboy-Consignment Records in the UK.
Los Lonely Boys play at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On his All The Hits tour, Elton John plays at The Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
The Bonnevilles play at Start The Bus, Bristol, England, UK.
At the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe, Wolf Alice win the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Music Prize, worth £25,000, for their second LP, Visions Of A Life.