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Popular Chicago-based singer Tom Mack plays at The Imperial Cafe, Los Angeles, California, USA, performing "The songs that are hypnotizing the east - What The German Sang and Everyone Had A Whistle Like Me".
During World War I, up to 100,000 British and German troops along the Western Front in Belgium, Europe, take part in an unofficial truce, singing Christmas carols together, exchanging gifts and even playing football. The incident, later to be known as The Christmas Truce, will inspire Peter Hooton of The Farm to write their major hit single, All Together Now.
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Saxophonist and flute player Karl-Hermann Luer is born just south of the German/Danish border. He will find success as a member of the MOR bands of James Last and Bert Kaempfert, but will also play as a session musician with the German progressive rock band Lucifer's Friend.
The USS Reuben James is torpedoed and sunk by a German U-Boat near Iceland, Europe, with the loss of almost 100 crew members. The incident will inspire Woody Guthrie to write the song The Sinking of the Reuben James which will be released in 1942, and will be covered by The Weavers, Johnny Horton, The Kingston Trio, Country Joe McDonald and many others.
Dizzy Gillespie is touring in Germany, Europe, under the auspices of the German Jazz Federation.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92-day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
John Lee Hooker, T-bone Walker, Willie Dixon and others play in The Original American Folk Blues Festival in Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Jimi Hendrix jams with Dave Dee and John 'Beaky' Dymond of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich, at The K52 club in Offenbach, Germany, Europe.
Something by The Beatles reaches No1 in the German pop singles chart.
The Beatles album Hey Jude is released in Germany on Apple Records.
The Beatles compilation album A Collection Of Beatles Oldies is released in Germany on Odeon Records.
Nektar play at The Greyhound, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
John Lennon spends the first of two days rehearsing with his band, guitarists Jesse Ed Davis and Eddie Mottau, pianist Ken Ascher, bassist Klaus Voormann, drummer Jim Keltner and percussionist Arthur Jenkins, in an attempt to salvage his Rock'n'Roll album, which had been abandoned when producer Phil Spector unexpectedly quit the project.
Manfred Weissleder, the Hamburg entrepreneur who founded The Star Club where The Beatles learned much of their craft, dies.
Former Velvet Underground vocalist Nico plays in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, Europe, with The Faction.
Former Velvet Underground vocalist Nico, plays at VPRO studios, Hilversum, Holland, Europe.
On her Foreign Affair tour, Tina Turner plays at The Waldbühne, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
A judge in Chicago, Illinois, USA, approves cash rebates of up to US$3 to anyone who can prove that they bought Milli-Vanilli recordings prior to the lip synching scandal of late 1990 which proved that the duo had not actually sung on their own records.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The Messe, Dresden, Germany, Europe.
Singer and songwriter Kevin Coyne dies at home in the arms of his wife Helmi, in Nuremberg, Germany, Europe, of complications arising from the lung disease fibrosis.
On their Ahoi Tour, Rammstein play in Manchester, UK.
On their Ahoi Tour, Rammstein play at Freiburg, Germany, Europe.
A Bob Dylan tribute show, The Berlin Bobbirth Bash '06, is held at The Bluebird Cafe, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Robyn releases her seventh album, Body Talk on Ministry Of Sound records in Germany, Europe.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play in The Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
Duran Duran play at The Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
On their Made In Germany tour, Rammstein play at The Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Rapper Nas releases his new album, Life Is Good in Germany and Australia.
Hauschka releases the LP, Salon Des Amateurs (Remixes) on Fatcat Records in the UK.
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Rihanna is among those attending the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Estadio Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
Manic Street Preachers play at Gibson, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Black Sabbath play at Stadion Essen, Essen, Germany, Europe.
Albert Hammond plays at The Passionskirche, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
The music biopic Get On Up, based on the life of James Brown, opens at cinemas in Germany and Austria, Europe.
Girlpool and Alex G play at Exile Molotow, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
FOXOS play a sold out show at Volkswagen Halle, Braunschweig, Germany, Europe.
Bloc Party play at Schwuz, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Protomartyr play at Club Schocken, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the first of two nights at The Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Roosevelt plays at Pop Kultur, Neukolln, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
On their Revolution Radio tour, Green Day play at The Tauron Arena, Krakow, Poland, Europe.
Reverend James Leg plays at Cortina Bob, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
On the European leg of their WorldWired tour, Metallica play at The SAP Arena, Mannheim, Germany, Europe, supported by Kvelertak.
On a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, Monster Magnet play at Desertfest, Berlin, Germany, Europe.