On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1946 "St Louis Woman" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 113 performances
  • 1957 1st performance of Walter Piston's 4th Symphony
  • 1966 Barbra Streisand stars on "Color Me Barbra" special on CBS
  • 1967 Cover picture of Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's" is photographed
  • 1970 "Applause" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 900 performances
  • 1970 Miles Davis Bitches Brew released
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Birthdays in Music

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Deaths in Music

  • 1764 Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at 68
  • 1864 Louis Alexander Balthasar Schindelmeisser, composer, dies 52
  • 1872 Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76
  • 1875 Marie Moke Pleyel, composer, dies at 63
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Weddings in Music

  • 1946 Actress Doris Day (21) weds saxophonist George Weidler
  • 1997 Rapper Vanilla Ice (29) weds Laura Giarritta
  • 2007 "Little Big Town" singer-guitarist Phillip Sweet (33) weds Rebecca Arthur at Cedarvine Manor in Lebanon, Tennessee