On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1962 "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 performances
  • 1970 Rocker Chubby Checker arrested for marijuana possession
  • 1973 "Cyrano" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 1973 "Sugar" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 506 performances
  • 1975 Rocker Alice Cooper falls off stage in Vancouver, breaks 6 ribs
  • 1981 "This Was Burlesque" opens at Princess Theater NYC for 28 performances
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Birthdays in Music

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Deaths in Music

  • 1771 Jean-Claude Trial, composer, dies at 38
  • 1801 Bendix Friedrich Zinck, composer, dies at 58
  • 1817 Otto Carl Erdmann Kospoth, composer, dies at 63
  • 1833 Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer, dies at 73
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Weddings in Music

  • 1967 John Entwistle of rock group Who weds Alison Wise

Divorces in Music

  • 2016 Actress and singer Mandy Moore and singer-songwriter Ryan Adams divorce after 7 years