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The musical play A Country Girl, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
Artie Hall, billed as a "Southern Coon Shouter" is among the entertainments on offer at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Playhouse, Washington DC, USA. Also on the bill is the "eccentric singing and dancing speciality" act, Frank Hayes And Anna Suits.
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.
A 3,500 capacity venue, The Regal Theater opens at 47th and Grand Boulevard (renamed South Parkway later that year) in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Costing $1.5m to build, it was one of 34 theaters owned by Balaban and Katz. The world's finest black entertainers - including Nat King Cole, Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Lena Horne, Dinah Washington, B.B. King, The Supremes, James Brown, Miles Davis, Sammy Davis Jr., Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie and Duke Ellington would perform here through the years.
The No1 song in the USA on this day is Carolina Moon by popular crooner Gene Austin.
Norman Phelps And His Virginia Rounders record Atlanta Blues in New York City, USA.
The Duke Ellington Orchestra, with vocalist Ivie Anderson, records If You Were In My Place and Scrounch for Brunswick Records in the USA.
The Kingston Trio play in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Franklyn Baur dies aged 46 at his home in New York City, USA. He had found success as a tenor vocalist, making hundreds of recordings for companies including the three major labels, Victor, Columbia and Brunswick. His first recording, If the Rest of the World Don't Want You, was for Victor in 1923. Baur recorded for Victor as a featured soloist, as a member of the Shannon Quartet (known as The Revelers after 1925); as one of the vocalists for Nat Shilkret And The Victor Orchestra; with Roger Wolfe Kahn and His Orchestra; and on occasion, as the vocalist for Paul Whiteman's Orchestra.
Pee Wee King is playing during a week of shows at The Orpheum, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
The song Just One More Kiss is registered for copyright in the USA by its composer Carl John Landin. The song's title will later be changed to My Marie.
Johnnie Ray records Flip, Flop And Fly for Columbia Records in Hollywood, California, USA.
Big Joe Turner records Corrine Corrina for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Connie Francis is playing during a week of shows at Blinstrub's Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Let's Twist Again by Chubby Checker.
The Wanderer by Dion peaks at No2 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, held off the top by Gene Chandler's Duke Of Earl.
Neil Sedaka plays at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
The Albert Ayler Quartet records Ol' Man River, Goin' Home and other tracks in Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Odeon, Southend, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, Bern Elliott And The Fenmen, and The Paramounts
Mississippi Fred McDowell records tracks in the USA which will appear on the album My Home Is The Delta.
The Fortunes play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at The Dorothy Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
Paul McCartney of The Beatles overdubs his lead vocal onto the song Lovely Rita at EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe.
Diana Ross And The Supremes play at The Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Tennessee Ernie Ford is playing during a week at The Carousel, West Covina, California, USA.
Solomon King plays at The Scala, Doncaster, UK, Europe.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
King Crimson play the second day of a seven day residency at Change Is, Newcastle, England, UK.
Black Sabbath come to the end of a UK tour at St George’s Hall, Bradford, supported by Wild Turkey.
Neil Sedaka enters the UK pop singles chart with That's When The Music Takes Me, which will peak at No18 during a ten-week run on the chart. The musicians on the track will later find success as 10cc.
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Weather Report play the first of two nights at My Father's Place, Roslyn, New York State, USA.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the second of two nights at Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith play at Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
At a Roy Orbison Tribute Concert, Bob Dylan joins three of the former members of The Byrds (Roger McGuinn, David Crosby and Chris Hillman) to perform on stage in Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jane's Addiction play at The Palace Theatre, Melbourne, Australia.
Yellowcard play at Tochka, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
PJ Harvey plays the first of two nights at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe, while touring in support of her tenth studio album, Let England Shake.
Mogwai, supported by The Twilight Sad, play at The Institute, Birmingham, UK.
Bettye LaVette plays at The Old Town School Of Folk Music, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Carly Rae Jepsen releases a new single, Call Me Maybe, in Brazil and Germany.
Shazad Iqbal From Bradford, UK, launches an online petition to have Katy Perry's latest video, Dark Horse, removed from YouTube on the grounds that it includes blasphemy against Allah.
On her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2014, Beyonce plays the second of two nights at The LG Arena, Birmingham, UK.
The Voluntary Butler Scheme release their third album, A Million Ways To Make Gold, on Split Records in the UK.
Kid Rock releases his tenth LP, First Kiss, on Warner Bros. Records in the USA.
On her Gimmie Love tour, Carly Rae Jepsen plays at The Marquee Theatre, Tempe, Arizona, USA.
Snoop Dogg is among the guests attending the All Def Movie Awards at Lure Nightclub, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Blair Dunlop plays at The Ruby Lounge, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Conan play at The White Water Tavern, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, supported by The Ditch And The Delta.