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The vaudeville musical comedy A Chinese Honeymoon is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
The Third Annual Chicago Radio Show of 1924, a week-long trade fair, comes to an end at The Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USA, featuring over 250 exhibits of radio receivers, parts, and receiver accessories, including exhibits from Italy, Japan, Germany, and France. 25,000 visitors have attended each day.
Pankaj Udhas is born in Jetpur near Rajkot in Gujarat, India, Asia. He will find huge success as a singer and recording artist in the ghazal style.
Bobby Rydell plays the last of four nights at the New Latin Quarter, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Popular singer Gerry Dorsey, later to be known as Engelbert Humperdinck, marries former showjumper Pat Healey in St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Paddington, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, Manila, Philippines, Asia, supported by The Reycard Duet, The Wing Duo, Lemons Three, Eddie Reyes And The Downbeats, Dale Adriatico and Pilita Corrales
The new No1 single in The Philippines is Goin' Out Of My Head by The Lettermen.
In a Chinese junk sailing round the Statue Of Liberty in the harbour of New York City, USA, John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles hold a business meeting with Ken Mansfield, head of Apple Records in the USA.
John Lennon of The Beatles and Yoko Ono stage an 'Acorn Event' in Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, England, UK, Europe, during which they plant acorns to symbolise the coming together of east and west. Within a week, the acorns will be stolen.
The Beatles record Why Don't We Do It In The Road in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. McCartney had 'composed' this brief and simplistic 'song' while in India, after seeing two monkeys copulating openly in the street.
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The 101ers, featuring The Clash's future frontman Joe Strummer, play at Boddy's Music Inn, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
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The Police play the first of two nights at the Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Yoko Ono bumps into Andy Warhol at Quo Vadis, New York City, USA. Warhol notes that she’s looking remarkably well - "a whole new Yoko".
Eric Clapton begins a Japanese tour at Kenmin Hall, Niigata, Japan, Asia.
The first day of The Futurama Festival 4 in Deeside Leisure Centre, Queensferry, Wales, UK, Europe, features New Order, Blancmange, China Crisis, Dalek I Love You, Dislocation Dance, The Alarm, The Durutti Column, The Icicle Works and The Southern Death Cult.
China Crisis play at The Dominion Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Fall play on the first night of The WOMAD Festival, Mersea Island, near Colchester, Essex, England, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are Bolivia Mania, Black Roots, Somo Somo, Peter Hammill, Blwzabella, Guo Yi And Yue, The Adinka Dance Company and Samko.
The Clash's Joe Strummer is banned for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Duran Duran play at The Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan.
Phenomenally successful Japanese rock guitarist Hideto Matsumoto hangs himself in Tokyo, aged 33. 25,000 fans will attend his funeral, and three will commit suicide within days, believing life to be unbearable without him. He was best known under his stage name of Hide, as lead guitarist for X Japan.
The Rolling Stones play at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, on their Steel Wheels tour.
On his 214-date 24k Magic World Tour, Bruno Mars plays the last of four non-consecutive nights at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, Asia.
The Spice Girls play their first-ever live show at the Abdi İpekçi Arena in Istanbul, Turkey, Eurasia. The group had achieved global success without ever playing a live show.
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Kevin Wilkinson, who found success as drummer with China Crisis, The Waterboys, Squeeze, Holly Beth Vincent and others, hangs himself at his family home in Baydon, near Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Jose Carreras, Charlotte Church and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra play at the The Hong Kong Harbour Fest, part of a government-underwritten HK$1 billion program of high profile concerts running for almost a month, intended to help revive the economy of Hong Kong after the SARS epidemic.
DIR EN GREY play at Niigata Prefecture Civic Center, Niigata, Japan, Asia.
Dir En Gray play at Yokohama Blitz, Yokohama, Japan, Asia.
On her I Am tour, Beyonce plays at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, UK. On the same day, the Pussycat Dolls play at No.3 Song-Lian Road, Taipei City, Taiwan, Asia.
Muse play at Osaka-jo Hal, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Tokio Hotel play a free concert at Central Park Avenue, Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia, Asia.
Live Nation announces that it has opened a concert promotion office in Seoul, South Korea, the third largest economy in the far east, behind China and Japan.
Folk-punk singer-songwriter Frank Turner, recently signed to an exclusive music publishing agreement with BMG Chrysalis UK, headlines Wembley Arena, London, England, UK.
The Yellow Dogs release a new EP, Upper Class Complexity.
In the wake of severe flooding, Snow Patrol play at Araneta Coliseum, Manila, The Philippines, Asia.
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The South Korean technology company Samsung Electronics announces that rapper Psy will be one of the new faces promoting its Zipel line of refrigerators.
Neutral Milk Hotel play at The Hostess Club Weekender, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Jake Bugg plays at Yokohama Bay Hall, Yokohama, Japan, Asia.
James Kottak, drummer of The Scorpions, is released from jail in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Asia, where he was serving time for insulting Islam, raising his middle finger and being under the influence of alcohol while in transit at Dubai airport.
Tak Matsumoto plays at Nagoya Blue Note, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
The Vans Warped Tour '14, with artists including Less Than Jake, Air Dubai, Saves The Day, Enter Shikari, Cute Is What We Aim For, Yellowcard and Bad Rabbits, plays at Jones Beach, New York State, USA.
A plane containing 92 people, including over sixty members of Russia's Alexandrov Ensemble choir, crashes while en route to Latakia, Syria, Asia. There are no survivors.
On the Asian Leg of their WorldWired tour, Metallica play at AsiaWorld-Arena, Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong, Asia.
During the Asia / Oceania leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play the second of two nights at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, Asia, supported by Baby Metal. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
On their Life tour, Mayday are playing during eleven nights at Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Asia.
Imagine Dragons play at AsiaWorld-Arena, Hong Kong, Asia.
Following an outcry from critics of Saudi Arabia's human rights record, Nicki Minaj cancels her headlining show at the Jeddah World Fest in Saudi Arabia, Asia, on 18 July.
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