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 740 Facts
Click to filter results

Filter to between years






Charles H. Kaman is born in Washington DC, USA. He will become an aviation pioneer, but will also develop the Ovation Roundback guitar via his Kaman Music Corporation.
Ralph E. Smiley, M.D., Acting Coroner of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA, publishes his report into the previous day's aeroplane crash in Clear Lake, which resulted in the deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper.
Cliff Richard celebrates his 21st birthday at EMI headquarters in London, England, UK, Europe, before boarding a plane to fly to Singapore, Asia, at the start of a tour of the Far East.
When Gerry Marsden of Gerry And The Pacemakers lands in Heathrow Airport, near London, England, UK, Europe, he tries to avoid paying customs duty on a guitar bought while in Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
From their chartered plane 23,000 feet above Kansas, USA, en route to Cincinnati, The Beatles transmit thank-you messages to guests at a Melody Maker awards lunch in London, UK.
The Animals begin their first tour of North America at The Norfolk City Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, with Gene Vincent. During the day, The Animals hold a press conference at The Golden Triangle hotel.
Read More
The Kinks fly back to London, UK, from Marseille, France, Europe, where they have been pre-recording a French tv show appearance.
Bruce Johnson flies from Los Angeles, California, USA, to New Orleans, Louisiana, where he is to join The Beach Boys temporarily as a bassist, because Glen Campbell has other commitments.
The Rolling Stones fly to Montreal, Canada, to begin their third North American tour.
Read More
Jefferson Airplane is formed in San Francisco, California, USA, by singer Marty Balin, who wants a band to play at the opening of his new club, The Matrix, in August.
Read More
The Searchers fly to Holland, Europe, for live gigs and tv appearances.
In the middle of a chaotic Asian tour, The Zombies briefly leave Manila, Philippines, and fly to Hong Kong where they make plans for their next steps.
Read More
Otis Redding releases a posthumous single, [Sittin' On] The Dock Of The Bay, on Volt Records in the USA, less than a month after the plane crash which took his life.
Bobby Bond records Anyway and Mr. And Mrs. Brown in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Love Affair fly to Vienna, Austria, Europe, to make an appearance on Austrian tv.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles and his wife Maureen arrive back in the UK after their visit to India.
Amen Corner fly from the UK to Germany, Europe, for three days of tv appearances in Bremen and Frankfurt.
Boeing Duveen And The Beautiful Soup release a new single, Jabberwock / Which Dreamed It on Parlophone Records in the UK. Boeing Duveen is in fact Sam Hutt, who will move into country music, adopting the pseudonym Hank Wangford.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience fly back to London, England, UK, from Majorca, Spain, Europe.
Read More
John Lennon of The Beatles helicopters to the Isle Of Wight to visit Bob Dylan.
Dusty Springfield flies to Sweden, Europe, for two concerts in the Tivoli Gardens, Stockholm.
Humble Pie fly out of the UK to begin their first tour of the USA.
The Doors' leader Jim Morrison appears in the District Court, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, charged with causing a disturbance on a Continental Airlines flight three-weeks earlier.
The Top Ten Singles being played on WKNR Radio in Detroit, Michigan, USA, for the week ended on this day are as follows :
1. Venus - Shocking Blue
2. Leaving on a Jet Plane - Peter, Paul And Mary
3. Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - B J Thomas
4. Don't Cry Daddy - Elvis Presley
5. Midnight Cowboy - Ferrante And Teicher
6. Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
7. Jingle Jangle - The Archies
8. Someday We'll Be Together - The Supremes
I Want You Back - The Jackson 5
10. Down on the Corner/Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
A Corvair turbo-prop plane crash in a swampy wood near Gillsburg, Mississippi, USA, takes the lives of Lynyrd Skynyrd members Ronnie Van Zant, Steven Gaines and Cassie Gaines.
Read More
The Pills, American Spring and Aircraft play at Madame Wong's West, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Randy Rhoads, best-known as guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard of Ozz, dies in a plane crash near Orlando, Florida, USA.
Read More
Rolling Stones vocalist Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall fly to Los Angeles, California, USA, where Jagger is to film scenes for The Nightiongale, an episode of cable tv series Faerie Tale Theater.
Following a horrific accident to drummer Rick Allen, the rest of Def Leppard fly to Holland, Europe, to continue recording their next album.
Paul McCartney and his family fly to New York City, USA, on Concorde for a holiday.
British indie darlings The Smiths are preparing to fly to America to begin their first North American tour.
Read More
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones flies from New York City, USA, to San Francisco, California, to begin rehearsals for his upcoming solo tour of Australia, Oceania.
Paul Anka is photographed while passing through Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Stevie Ray Vaughan dies in a helicopter crash in East Troy, Wisconsin, USA, aged 35.
Read More
Lawyer Tom Davis of Austin, Texas, USA, reveals that the family of blues-rock guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan has settled its lawsuit against Omniflight Helicopters over his death in a 1990 helicopter crash for an undisclosed sum.
Country singer and songwriter John Denver dies when the experiemental lightweight aircraft he is piloting crashes into the sea at Monterey Bay, California, USA.
The Tennessee General Assembly issues a decree honouring country singer-songwriter Darryl Worley for his support of American troops. The resolution specifically hails his post-9/11 composition Have You Forgotten?
Cornelius Bumpus, best-known as the saxophonist for The Doobie Brothers, Moby Grape and others, dies aged 58, of a heart attack while on a flight from New York City to Los Angeles, California, USA..
Air Supply, having been stranded overnight in Cuba by Hurricane Dennis, fly out to Los Angeles, California, USA.
Destiny's Child play at The Air Canada Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play the second of two nights at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Rihanna flies in to Barbados, Caribbean, where she will spend the christmas period.
Lana Del Rey is reportedly seen "crying her eyes out" following an argument with her boyfriend, Italian photographer Francesco Carrozzini, at LAX Airport, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at the American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
On her Anti World Tour, Rihanna plays at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at The American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA, supported by DNCE.
On his Saint Pablo tour, Kanye West plays the first of two nights at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the third of four nights at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On her 80-date Dangerous Woman tour Ariana Grande plays at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA, supported by Victoria Monet and Little Mix.