On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1950 "Dance Me a Song" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 35 performances
  • 1956 Buddy Holly records "Blue Days Black Night" in Nashville
  • 1962 "Kean" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 performances
  • 1964 "Meet The Beatles" album released in US
  • 1965 The Beatles appear on Shindig (ABC-TV)
  • 1971 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono's parents in Japan
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Deaths in Music

  • 1691 Christian de Placker, composer, dies at 77
  • 1789 Johann Christoph Oley, composer, dies at 50
  • 1798 Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master, dies at 66
  • 1830 Michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50
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