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The Famous Ward Singers record That's Enough For Me, I'm Holding On, This Little Light Of Mine and He Delivered Me, for Savoy Records in New York City, USA.
Steve Albini is born in Pasadena, California, USA. He will find success with his band Big Black, but achieve even greater recognition as a recording engineer/producer for artists including Nirvana, Electrelane, Fugazi, Cheap Trick, Joanna Newsom and The Pixies.
Jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd records Island Blues, Carcara, Long Time Baby and other tracks for his Columbia Records LP Nirvana in New York City, USA.
Nirvana record their debut single, Love Buzz, at Reciprocal Recording Studios, Seattle, Washington, USA, with producer Jack Endino.
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Nirvana are working on the tracks Love Buzz, Big Cheese and Spank Thru at Reciprocal Recording Studios, Seattle, Washington.
Nirvana is mixing the tracks Love Buzz, Big Cheese and Spank Thru at Reciprocal Recording Studios, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Nirvana's tour in support of their debut album, Bleach, begins at The Covered Wagon in San Francisco, California, USA.
Nirvana play at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, Everett, Washington, USA.
Nirvana play at Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia, Washington, USA.
Nirvana arrive in London, England, UK, Europe, to begin their first European tour, co-headlining with Sub Pop Records labelmates Tad.
Nirvana play at Fabrik, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Nirvana play at Konkret, Hohenems, Austria, Europe.
Nirvana play at The Bloom Club, Mezzago, Italy, Europe.
Nirvana play at Ugdo, Geneva, Switzerland, Europe
Nirvana play at Rogue Fabrik, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Austin, Texas-based indie rocker Daniel Johnson releases a new album, 1990, in the USA. Johnson counts Kurt Cobain of Nirvana among his fans.
Nirvana play at Satyricon, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Nirvana play at Rignall Hall, Olympia, Washington.
Nirvana play at Rignall Hall, Olympia, Washington, USA.
Dinosaur Jr, supported by Nirvana, finish a brief tour with a show at The Mason Jar, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Nirvana, Tad and The Bomshells play at The Town Pump, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Nirvana spend the third of five days recording at Smart Studios, owned by producer Butch Vig, in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Nirvana, Tad and Victim's Family play at The 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Nirvana play their much-bootlegged Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, concert. Support bands on this show are Tad and Victim's Family.
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Nirvana play at Lee's Palace, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On his Manic Nirvana tour, Robert Plant plays the first of two nights at Great Woods Amphitheatre, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
On his Manic Nirvana tour, Robert Plant plays at at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Nirvana perform the song Smells Like Teen Spirit live for the first time during a gig at the OK Hotel, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Seattle grunge rockers Nirvana formally sign with Geffen Records.
Dinosaur Jr play at the Pompadour Rock'n'Roll Club, Salt Lake City, Utah, supported by Nirvana.
Nirvana and Hole play at The Palladium, Hollywood, California, USA.
Nirvana release a new single, Smells Like Teen Spirit, in the USA.
Nirvana release their second LP, Nevermind, on DGC Records in the USA.
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When Nirvana play at The Fox Theatre in Portland, Oregon, they are told that their single, Smells Like Teen Spirit, has gone gold in the USA. Also on the bill are Mudhoney.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers, supported by Nirvana and Pearl Jam, play at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
Nirvana play the first of three nights at The Palace, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
When Nirvana play at the MTV Video Music Awards, bassist Krist Novoselic throws his instrument high into the air at the end of their performance of Lithium. Unfortunately, on its way back to earth, the instrument strikes him in the head and knocks him to the ground.
David Bowie holds his 50th birthday concert in Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. Guests joining Bowie for this event include Robert Smith of The Cure, Frank Black, Billy Corgan, Dave Grohl, Lou Reed and Sonic Youth. After the show, Bowie's wife Iman hosts a post-concert dinner at the downtown space of Julian Schnabel with guests including Beck, Moby, Courtney Love, Prince, Charlie Sexton, Fred Schneider, Matt Dillon, Matthew Modine, Jeffrey Wright, Christopher Walken, and Michael Wincott, Donna Karan and Naomi Campbell.
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Queens Of The Stone Age play at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters on drums.
Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters, Josh Homme of Queens Of The Stone Age, Jessie Hughes of The Eagles Of Death Metal and Fiona Apple take part in a benefit concert for the American Red Cross in Los Angeles, California, USA. The show is hosted by Tenacious D.
The Beaconsfield Mine collapse occurs in Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia, Oceania. Of the seventeen people who were in the mine, one is killed, fourteen escape immediately following the collapse, but the remaining two are trapped underground. One of the pair, Brant Webb, requests that an iPod be sent down to them, filled with Foo Fighters songs. When Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters learns of this request, he will become inspired to write the acoustic instrumental composition Ballad Of The Beaconsfield Miners.
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The annual Forbes listing of the earnings of dead stars reveals that Kurt Cobain of Nirvana has overtaken Elvis Presley as the highest earning dead celebrity.
Red Octane launch a new game, Guitar Hero : On Tour, a portable game employing the same rhythm-based "play to the music" gameplay of the Guitar Hero console game, and including songs from Nirvana, OK Go, and No Doubt, enabling gamers to rock out to tunes by some of their own guitar heroes.
The city of Warren, Ohio, USA, honours local-born boy Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters and Nirvana by naming a street after him. Market Alley in Warren's downtown area is re-named David Grohl Alley, and the town hosts a week-long Music Is Art festival as part of the celebration.
Guardianship of seventeen year old Frances Bean Cobain is awarded to Wendy O'Connor and Kimberly Dawn Cobain, the mother and sister of Frances' late Nirvana frontman father Kurt Cobain. Frances is, by this decision, removed from the custody of Cobain's wife Courtney Love.
Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters and Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead join Slash to perform songs from his new album at the Golden God Awards in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jonathan Poneman, co-founder of Sub Pop Records, which launched Nirvana, is presented with the Independent Spirit Award on the opening night of Music Biz 2014, the annual convention of the Music Business Association at The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Members of Foo Fighters, Pantera, Slayer, Alice In Chains, Black Label Society, Machine Head, Hatebreed, Stone Sour, Type O Negative, Danzig, King's X, Devil Driver, Prong, Kyng and Armored Saint play as part of Dimebash 2016 at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, in an effort to explain his pro-Donald Trump statement of the previous day, posts the following clarification on Facebook, "As an avowed independent, I don't endorse a major party or candidate," the 55-year-old stated. "And it feels insane to have to say this, but I don't support fascism, and I don't support an authoritarian state. I believe in a civilized society and that we all have to work toward that. Love and thanks to anyone who cares to read this. Most Americans want peace in their communities and President Trump spoke to this desire. Never mind the legal details that few understand - Trump said he would stop the violence and this speaks to many"
Rupert Neve, sometimes called the Father Of Modern Studio Recording, dies aged 92, of pneumonia and heart failure in a hospice facility in San Marcos, Texas, USA. He was a pioneering designer of professional audio recording equipment, most notably Neve mixing desks, which were used by The Beatles, Aerosmith, Nirvana, and countless others.