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A licence is granted to Mr. Barnett Levey to begin staging plays in the saloon of the Hotel Royal, Sydney, Australia, from 26 December,1832, until the end of May 1833. This is generally regarded as the beginning of the legitimate theatre in Australia.
Multi-instrumentalist and bandleader William Henry Somers is born in Dublin, Ireland, Europe. He will find success as Debroy Somers, founder and leader of The Savoy Hotel Orpheans.
The American Society of Authors, Composers and Performers [ASCAP] is officially begun at a meeting in the Hotel Claridge, Manhattan, New York City. The purpose of the organisation is to ensure that composers and publishers should be properly paid for their work.
Popular local singing duo Bing Crosby and Al Rinker leave Spokane, Washington, USA, in a Model-T Ford, hoping to find greater success in the outside world.
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Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra play in The Palm Room at The Hotel Commodore, New York City, USA.
The Benny Goodman Sextet, with Charlie Christian on guitar, play at Cocoanut Grove in the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, continue with their fourteen-week engagement at The Astor Hotel, New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in the Panther Room at The Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
Because of audience demand, popular hillbilly-country music radio show The WSB Barn Dance moves from the main studios on the top floor of the Biltmore Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, to the Atlanta Women's Club at the corner of Peachtree and 14th Avenue.
Oscar Peterson records There's A Small Hotel and Lover, in New York City, USA. The tracks will be released by Verve Records on the album Debut : The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951.
When Ray Anthony and his Orchestra, with vocals by Betty Holiday, Ronnie Deauville, and The Skyliners, play in the Cafe Rouge, Hotel Statler [aka Hotel Pennsylvania], New York City, USA, the show is recorded for use by the Armed Forces Radio Service [AFRS].
Ike Carpenter And His Band are playing at The Congress Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Woody Herman Orchestra opens at The Hotel Statler, New York City, USA.
Orrin Tucker And His Orchestra are playing at The Boulevard Room of The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Frankie Masters Orchestra is playing for the Ice Show - Calendar Capers - in the Boulevard Room of The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra play in the Main Ballroom, Bradford Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Carl Smith records This Orchid Means Goodbye, Do I Liked It? Trademark and Just You Wait 'Til I Get You Alone in Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Betty Jane Watson and Jerry Austen open at The Terrace Room, Hotel Statler, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Robert Q. Lewis is playing at The Aladdin Room, Algiers Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Bobby Darin plays the tenth night in a month long engagement at the Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, opening for comedian George Burns.
Jimmie Rodgers plays the third of fourteen nights at The Statler-Hilton Hotel, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Ten thousand teenage rock'n'roll fans bring traffic to a standstill in Johannesburg, South Africa, as they besiege The Carlton Hotel, Eloss Street, in which visiting British pop idol Cliff Richard is staying.
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Brook Benton plays the twenty-first night of a month at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the twenty-seventh night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Diahann Carroll is playing at The Persian Room in The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA.
Joann Val and Jimmy Blade And His Orchestra are playing at The Camellia House, in The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes (including drummer Ringo Starr) play at Club Django, Queen's Hotel, Southport, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the eighth night of a three-week season at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Brenda Lee plays at The Concord Hotel, Lake Kiamesha, New York State, USA.
Bobby Darin continues with four weeks of dates at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Fats Domino plays at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
While Tom Jones is playing during a month of live dates at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, he is visited by Elvis Presley.
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Frankie Laine plays at The Ilikai Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Elvis Presley comes to the end of his four-week, fifty-seven show comeback engagement at the International Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
It is announced that The Doors have become the first American rock group to achieve five consecutive gold albums in the USA, with their latest, Morrison Hotel, having gone gold just three days after release.
Connie Francis is attacked at knife-point and raped in a Howard Johnson's motel in Long Island, New York, USA. The incident will, in effect, bring an end to her career as a performing artist.
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The Mundanes play the first of two nights at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Sheena Easton marries her American agent, Rob Light, in an interfaith ceremony at The Biltmore Hotel, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
Popular country music singer Paul Davis and a female companion are leaving a hotel on Music Row, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, when an unidentified man walks up, demands Davis' wallet, and shoots him in the abdomen.
Adam Horovitz of The Beastie Boys is arrested at The Portobello Hotel in London, England, UK, Europe, for 'causing grievous bodily harm' to a fan at the previous night's show in Liverpool.
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David Cassidy plays in the Last Groove At The Grove, Cocoanut Grove Night Club, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Wilco release their fourth album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot as a webstream.
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Wealthy Maryland landowner William Zantzinger, the subject of Bob Dylan's 1963 protest song The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll, dies, aged 69. In 1963, a 24-year-old Zantzinger struck and killed Hattie Carroll - a 51-year-old black barmaid - at a Baltimore hotel.
Guitarist The Edge and singer Bono of U2 attend a farewell party on the rooftop of Hotel Ink48, New York City, USA, following the announcement earlier in the day, of the stepping down of influential MTV Networks chairman and CEO Judy McGrath.
Guns N'Roses play the sixth night of a twelve-show residency at The Joint Inside Hard Rock Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus are seen together at Beacher's Madhouse, a club in The Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA. Observers describe them as 'flirting'.
Tokio Hotel release the official video for their song Girl Got A Gun - the second single from their album Kings Of Suburbia.
Touring in support of her ninth album, Mental Illness, Aimee Mann plays at The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play the last of three nights at The AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe.