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Melville Clark of Chicago, Illinois, USA, applies for a patent for his invention of an improved type of bellows for musical instruments.
The first stage production of The Wizard Of Oz is playing at The Grand Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Guy Mitchell is appearing live at The Fairmount Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Rock'n'roll vocalist Tommy Sands appears in the tv series Disneyland in the USA.
The Beatles play a lunchtime show at The Cavern Club, on the same bill as The Big Three. That evening, they play another gig at St John's Hall, Tuebrook, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, where they back vocalist Priscilla White, later to become Cilla Black.
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Shelley Berman is playing in the Club Caribe Room of The Caribe Hilton Hotel, Puerto, Rico, Caribbean.
Bert Weedon plays at The Princess Theatre, Torquay, Devon, England, UK, Europe.
Pete Seeger plays at The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
The Downliners Sect plus Jimmy Powell And The Five Dimensions play at Ken Colyer's Studio 51, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe. The Five Dimensions' harmonica player is a young lad called Rod Stewart.
Dee Dee Sharp, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, The Big Three, Heinz And The Saints play a show in The Rex, Haslemere, England, UK, Europe.
Sam Cooke begins a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by Mary Wells.
The Beatles play at The ABC, Carlisle, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Vernons Girls, The Brook Brothers, Peter Jay and The Jaywalkers, and others.
Singer and guitarist Joe Brown And The Bruvvers appear on BBC Radio show Saturday Club, recorded in London, UK.
Judy Garland starts the day at Arthur's Club, New York City, USA, wending her way back to The Regency Hotel early in the morning.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play two shows at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Albert King, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and The Soft Machine.
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H.P. Lovecraft play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Colors.
Simon Dupree And The Big Sound and Fleur de Lys play on the BBC Radio show Saturday Club in the UK, Europe.
Bobby Vee begins a week of appearances at The Social Club, Greaseborough, England, UK, Europe.
The Isley Brothers, The Gap Band and Larry Graham play in Summer Jam II at Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Bauhaus play at Rafters, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
During a series of GLC-sponsored Concerts for The Unemployed, Supercombo, Shikisha and The Hollywood All Stars play at the Town Hall, Islington, London, England, UK, Europe. Tickets cost £1.50 on production of a UB 40 registration card from the Department Of Employment, thus verifying unemployed status.
Desolation Angels play at The Gig, Blairgowrie, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On their Misplaced Childhood tour, Marillion play at Audimax, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Elton John plays the first of three nights at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Midnight Oil play at Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, supported by Hunters And Collectors.
Madonna plays at Los Angeles Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Heart Of Stone tour, Cher plays at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ann Richards, governor of Texas, USA, proclaims that, from today, October 3 will be Stevie Ray Vaughan Day.
John Martyn plays the first of two nights at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK.
Bruce Hornsby plays in Handelsbeurs, Belgium, Europe.
The custom-made 1968 drumkit made for Keith Moon, drummer of The Who, is sold at auction in London, England, UK, for £120,000 ($204,000) to an American collector.
Terri Clark plays at The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs, Kansas, USA.
Reel Big Fish play in The Bay Center at The Rusty Rudder, Dewey Beach, Delaware, USA.
Beck plays the first of two nights at The Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal City, California, USA, supported by Le Tigre, The Decemberists and TV Sheriff.
Elton John plays at The Colosseum, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
On her I Am tour, Beyonce plays at Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at The LG Arena, Birmingham, UK.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony play at The Independent, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bon Jovi play the eighth gig of a twelve-night residency at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK.
Rod Stewart plays at O2 World, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at The Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon, USA.
On his OMG Tour, Usher plays the second of three nights at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Jessie J plays at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Asia.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Entertainment Centre, Wollongong, Australia, Oceania.
Laibach play at KOKO, London, UK.
Kraftwerk play at The Fox Theatre, Oakland, California, USA.
Duran Duran play at Washington State Fair, Puyallup, Washington, USA.
On The Last Tour, Accept play at The O2 ABC2, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Jason Derulo plays at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Wasuremono play at The Live At Leeds Festival, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.