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Arthur Stevenson is born in Drew, Mississippi, USA. He will find some acclaim as drummer and blues vocalist Kansas City Red
, working with Robert Nighthawk
and, later, moving to Chicago to run a club.
Richard Winters is born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England, UK. He will find success as drummer Ricky Winters with 60s band Cliff Bennett
And The Rebel Rousers.
Robert Millar, who will play percussion and harmonica for Supertramp
in 1970 and 1971, is born.
John Raynor, drummer for a later-period line-up of Paper Lace
, is born in Nottingham, UK.
And His All Star Dixieland Band play at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK, Europe, in the presence of Princess Elizabeth.
The Earl Bostic
Orchestra is playing during a one-week stint at The Hi Hat, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Silver Beetles
perform at the Grosvenor Ballroom, Liscard, Wallasey, England, UK, Europe. When drummer Tommy Moore doesn't show up, a local teddy boy
gang leader named Ronnie steps in, but proves to be completely useless. Violent scenes are barely avoided as Ronnie is removed from the stage. The Silver Beetles will, in due course, become The Beatles
The Detours play at Douglas House, London, England, UK, Europe. Members of the group will find greater success when they evolve into The Who in 1964.
The Detours play at The Oldfield Hotel, Greenford, London, England, UK, Europe. The group will find greater success after it evolves into The Who.
plays the ninth night of a thirteen-night booking at Off Broadway
, a night club located at 1024 Kearney Street, San Francisco, California, USA.
Yuri Saltykov (aka I.N. Turist), is born in Leningrad, Russia, Europe. he will find success as drummer of experimental 80s rock band N.O.M.
play at Dacorum College, Hemel Hempstead, UK.
The 'N Betweens
play at The Woolpack, Wolverhampton, England, UK. The group includes drummer Don Powell and guitarist Dave Hill, who will go on to become half of Slade
The Larry Young
Quartet records If, Beyond All Limits, Monk's Dream, The Moontrane, Zoltan and Softly As In A Morning Sunrise, for Blue Note
Records in Van Gelder
Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
play in the Municipal Hall, Pontypridd, Wales, UK, Europe
play at The Bluesville 68 Club, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Electric Flag
play the first of two nights at The Shrine Exposition Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at The Kaleidoscope, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
records Can't Do Me No Good and Bloody Murder, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for his album Last Night's Dream. The musicians on these tracks are Johnny Shines
(voc/gtr), Walter Horton (harmonica), Otis Spann
(piano), Willie Dixon
(bass) and Clifton James (drums).
play in The Municipal Coliseum, Austin, Texas, USA.
play at Cullen Performance Hall, Houston, Texas, USA.
On their Tusk
tour, Fleetwood Mac
play at Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
play at The Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, USA.
, during their The Top tour, play at the Theatre de Verdure, Nice, France, Europe. In the hotel after the show, drummer Andy Anderson is arrested after a misunderstanding with security staff and the local mayor’s daughter.
And Dr. Love play at the TSAfrika Festival, Brighton Centre, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
A 1964 Facel Vega Facel II two-door coupe, formerly owned by Ringo Starr
of The Beatles
, is sold at auction by Sotheby's in London, England, UK, Europe, fetching a price of $78,350.
, supported by Nirvana
and STP play at The Crest Theater, Sacramento, California, USA.
The death certificate for Kurt Cobain
of Nirvana states the cause of his death to have been "Contact perforating shotgun wound to head (mouth)".
The Foo Fighters
release a new album, In Your Honor
on RCA Records, worldwide except for the USA, where it will come out one day later.
, Love Story by Taylor Swift
and Come as You Are by Nirvana are added to the catalogue of songs available as sheet music and audio download bundles for Rock And Pop exams from exam board Trinity College London, England, UK, Europe.
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