On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1910 Fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, killed 312
  • 1945 Ella Fitzgerald & Delta Rhythm Boys record "It's Only a Paper Moon"
  • 1948 Just 11 days after being released from prison, Billie Holiday plays in front of a sold-out crowd at Carnegie Hall
  • 1950 Jazz pianist, Erroll Garner's solo concert (Cleve OH)
  • 1951 Frank Sinatra records "I'm a Fool to Want You"
  • 1952 "Singin' in the Rain", a musical comedy starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, is released
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