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 2,400 Facts
Click to filter results

Filter to between years






It is said that on this day, Bendictine monk Dom Perignon was making wine and could not rid it of bubbles. He tasted his accidental creation and exclaimed, "Come quickly! I am drinking the stars!" Thus, according to legend, champagne was invented. This moment was the inspiration for the Fredericke Loew song The Night They Invented Champagne which was introduced to the world at large via the movie musical Gigi in 1958, sung by Gigi (Leslie Caron), her grandmother, Mamita (Hermione Gingold) and Gaston (Louis Jourdan)
The musical comedy Mam'selle 'Awkins is playing at The Bijou Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
W.B. Watson's American Burlesquers are appearing at The New Palace Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The troupe includes "French Chanteuse" Jeanette Dupre and "25 Shapely Ladies".
Too Near Paris, billed as a 'musical French farce' is playing at The National Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Mireille Mathieu is born in Avignon, France, Europe. She will become an internationally successful singer, recording over 1200 songs in eleven languages, selling 122m albums worldwide.
The Ralph Sharon Sextet records I'm Beginning To See The Light, Where Or When, Serenade In Blue and April In Paris for Melodisc Records in London, UK.
The musical comedy movie Call Me Madam, written by Irving Berlin and starring Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor and George Sanders, opens in France, Europe.
Lucky Thompson records Have You Met Miss Jones?, Solitude, Soul Food, Pennies From Heaven, How About You and Midnight Sun for Symphonium Records in Paris, France, Europe.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows play at L'Olympia Theatre, Paris, France, Europe.
Dionne Warwick plays the tenth night in a three-week season at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The Theatre des Champs Elysees, Paris, France, Europe.
Cilla Black, Sandie Shaw, Petula Clark, The Searchers, Georgie Fame and others attend a Variety Club luncheon at The Dorchester Hotel, London, England, UK.
Woody Herman And His Orchestra play at The Juan Les Pins Festival, Antibes, France, Europe.
Sandie Shaw is in Paris, France, Europe, making tv appearances.
Petula Clark plays in Ostende, Belgium, Europe.
Lightnin' Hopkins, The Jim Kweskin Jug Band and Memphis Slim play the first of ten nights at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Popular French singer Marcelle Bordas dies aged 61 in Ile-de-France, Paris, France, Europe.
Solomon King flies to Paris, France, to begin a round of promotional appearances for his hit She Wears My Ring, in France, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, Europe.
The movie Wonderwall, with a soundtrack by George Harrison of The Beatles, premieres at The Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France, Europe. George Harrison and Ringo Starr are present at the premiere.
The Equals play a club date in France, Europe.
Ray Charles plays at Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, Europe.
Jethro Tull play at The Palais des Sportes, Paris, France, Europe.
The erotically supercharged Je T'Aime (Moi Non Plus) by Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg is released in the UK. The controversial song, originally recorded with movie star and sex-symbol Brigitte Bardot, had also been offered to Marianne Faithfull.
Free Man In Paris by Joni Mitchell on Asylum Records enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart, where it will peak at No22 during a run of seven weeks.
Read More
Joe Strummer of The Clash runs in the Paris Marathon in Paris, France, Europe.
Read More
Paul McCartney and his wife Linda McCartney arrive in Paris, France, Europe, for the opening of an exhibition of her photographs at Galerie Ganon the next day.
A powerful hurricane, known as The Great Storm Of 1987, strikes England, France and The Channel Islands, causing 22 deaths and considerable damage. The event will inspire the 1993 song Before The Hurricane by Martin Newell.
Read More
Marillion play at Parc des Expositions, Angers, France, Europe.
Pungent Stench, Carcass, Disharmonic Orchestra, Atrocity and Entombed play at Le Gibus, Paris, France, Europe.
Ray Charles plays at Arenes D'Arles, Arles, France, Europe.
At the Metropole Hotel in London, England, UK, Europe, Bob Dylan conducts an extensive joint interview with a number of journalists from France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, and Sweden.
Sting plays at Le Zenith, Caen, France, Europe.
Oasis play at The Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
Read More
Christina Aguilera is paid £1.2m to perform for less than an hour at the marriage of Russian billionaire businessman Andrey Melnichenko and model Alexandra Koktovic in Antibes, France, Europe. Whitney Houston, Julio Iglesias and Enrique Iglesias also perform at the wedding.
Madonna's imminent concert in Marseilles, France, Europe, is cancelled after a crane collapses killing two workers during preparations for the show.
Read More
Barry Manilow plays at the Paris Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
French punk Plastic Bertrand, reveals that he did not sing on Ca Plane Pour Moi, the 1977 hit single released under his name. He further admits he was not the singer of any of the songs in the first four albums released under his name.
On the European leg of his Symphonica - The Orchestral Tour, George Michael plays at The Montpellier Arena, Montpellier, France.
Explosions In The Sky play at The Casino De Paris, Paris, France, Europe.
On his A Very Special Acoustic Tour, Everlast plays at La Peniche, Lille, France, Europe.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play the first of three nights at The AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe.
The Cure play at The Park And Suites Arena, Montpellier, France, Europe.
On his 44-show Boy Meets World tour Drake plays the last of three nights at The AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe, supported by dvsn.
On the European leg of their WorldWired tour, Metallica play the first of two nights at Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany, Europe, supported by Kvelertak.
Producer, multi-instrumentalist, DJ and record collector Gabriel Cyr a.k.a. Teleseen releases his fifth album, The Emotional Life of Savages, on Goldmin Music.
On their Villains World Tour, Queens Of The Stone Age play at Eurockeenes Festival, Belfort, France, Europe.
Car avan Palace play at The O2 Academy, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the eighth of fourteen shows at Le Grand Rex, Paris, France, Europe.