On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1922 Goodman & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC
  • 1938 Dmitri Shostakovitch's Suite for jazz orchestra, premieres
  • 1948 "Magdalena" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1964 Paramount Theater (NYC) presented the Beatles with Steve & Eydie
  • 1969 Archies' "Sugar Sugar" hits #1
  • 1970 Jim Morrison found not guilty of "lewd" behavior
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Birthdays in Music

  • 1593 Gottfried Scheidt, composer
  • 1653 Benedict Schultheiss, composer
  • 1663 Pirro Conte d' Albergati Capacelli, composer
  • 1706 Franz Habermann, composer
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Deaths in Music

  • 1460 Gilles Binchois, Flemish composer
  • 1590 Lodovico Agostini, Italian composer (b. 1534)
  • 1630 Claudio Saracini, Italian composer (b. 1586)
  • 1647 Giovanni Del Turco, composer, dies at 70
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Weddings in Music

  • 2002 "The Monkees" lead vocalist Micky Dolenz (57) weds Donna Quinter in Calabasas, California