Welcome to MusicDayz

The world's largest online archive of date-sorted music facts, bringing day-by-day facts instantly to your fingertips.
Find out what happened on your or your friends' Birthday, Wedding Day, Anniversary or just discover fun facts in musical areas that particularly interest you.
Please take a look around.

Random selection from around 67,000 Facts
Click to filter results

Filter to between years






George M. Cohan, American entertainer, is born in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He will write the songs Over There, You're a Grand Old Flag, I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy.
American ragtime banjo duettists Harry Clark and Burt Earle record Hot Foot Sue for The Gramophone Company in London, UK.
Land Of Hope And Glory, a song with music by Edward Elgar and words by Arthur C. Benson, is published in the UK.
The musical revue 5064 Gerrard opens at the Alhambra Theatre, London, UK.
Kan Mikami is born in Aomori, Japan, where he will become popular in the 1970s as an American-blues-influenced singer-songwriter.
Steve Jones, later to play guitar with the Sex Pistols, is born in London.
The Beatles play at The ABC, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are The Brook Brothers, The Terry Young Combo and Tommy Wallis. Compere for the show is Ted Rogers.
Sarah Vaughan is playing at The Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Ben E. King begins his first UK visit, during which he will undertake tv and radio dates.
John Lennon of The Beatles tapes an interview for the BBC Radio show A Slice of Life, in London, UK, talking about his writing.
John Lennon of The Beatles is guest of honour at a Foyle's Literary Lunch in The Dorchester Hotel, London, UK. Somewhat tired and emotional, his speech is brief - 'Thank you very much. You've got a lucky face.'
Chuck Berry and The Animals play in The Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
Read More
The Yardbirds, Peter And Gordon and Gene Pitney record appearances on weekly tv show Thank Your Lucky Stars, at Alpha Television Studios, Birmingham, UK.
The Spencer Davis Group, The Alan Price Set and The Dedicated Men's Jug Band play at The Majestic Ballroom, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
The Pink Floyd Sound play at the Celebration Dance for the London Free School in All Saints Hall, Powis Gardens, London, UK.
Read More
Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The RamJam Club, Brixton Road, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Hollies are in Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on the song Open Up Your Eyes, which will become the b-side of their eighteenth single, Jennifer Eccles.
The Alan Bown, The Lemon Tree and Rupert's People appear on the BBC TV show All Systems Freeman in the UK, Europe.
David Bowie records four tracks at Piccadilly Studio No1, London, England, UK, Europe, for the BBC radio show Top Gear.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville 68, Hornsey Wood Tavern, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Slade are introduced to the press with a party at the Bag O’Nails club, Kingly St, London, England, UK, Europe.
Read More
Alex Lee, keyboardist, guitarist and songwriter with Suede, is born in Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Black Sabbath begin a European tour at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Queen play at The International Exhibition Hall, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
The Truth play at The New Ocean, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Sensible Jerseys play at The Zap Club, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at The Maimarktgelände, Mannheim, West Germany, Europe, (as part of the Monsters Of Rock Festival).
Paul McCartney begins The Paul McCartney World Tour with a show at The Drammenshallen, Drammen, Norway, Europe.
On the HIStory World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of three nights at the Wembley Stadium, London, England, United Kingdom, to an audience of 72,000.
Dylan releases his 30th album, Time Out Of Mind, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Identical twins Max Mills and Harvey Mills are born in Berkshire, England, UK, Europe. they will find success as teen pop duo Max And Harvey.
Feeder play at The University Of Northumbria, Newcastle, England, UK.
The Dears, supported by The Shout Out Louds, play at Paradise, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The third and final day of Guilfest at Stoke Park, Guildford, England, UK, features Status Quo, Daniel Bedingfield, Lulu, The Zombies, Marillion, Hayseed Dixie and more.
Maroon 5 play at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England, UK.
Jean Michel Jarre plays at The MEN Arena, Manchester, England, UK.
Henry Rollins plays at The Journal Tyne Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
Josh Groban plays at The O2 Apollo, Manchester, UK.
It is announced that Paul McCartney has cancelled his concert in Seoul, Korea, Asia, next week due to the virus that has already forced him to call off his entire Japanese tour.
Nico And Vinz (formerly known as Envy) release the single Am I Wrong in the UK.
Argentinian Disney tv series star Violetta (real name Martina Stoessel) begins her Violetta Live International Tour 2015 with the first of two nights at The Barclaycard Center, Madrid, Spain, Europe.
Ed Sheeran receives an honorary doctorate for his "outstanding contribution to music" in a ceremony at University Campus Suffolk, Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe.
Read More
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at The Barclaycard Centre, Madrid, Spain, Europe.
The Cure play the second of two nights at St. Jakobshalle, Basel, Switzerland, Europe.
Miraculous Mule play at Water Rats, London, England, UK, Europe.
On the North American leg of their Decades World Tour Nightwish play at The Egg, Albany, New York State, USA.
Monster Magnet begin a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, at Schlachthof, Wiesbaden, Germany, Europe.