Black Sabbath in History

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Events in Music


Music releaseAlbum Release

1978-09-28 Metal band Black Sabbath release their 8th album "Never Say Die", last to feature Ozzy Osbourne before he was fired

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
  • 1980-08-16 Bill Ward quits Black Sabbath
  • 2017-02-05 Heavy metal band Black Sabbath play their last concert in their home town Birmingham, England

Birthdays in Music

  • 1942-07-10 Ronnie James Dio [Ronald James Padavona], American singer, songwriter, and musician (Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio, and Heaven & Hell)
  • 1948-02-19 Tony Iommi, rock guitarist (Black Sabbath-Paranoid, Iron Man)
  • 1948-05-05 Bill Ward, heavy metal drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1948-12-03 Ozzy Osbourne, English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
  • 1949-07-17 Geezer Butler, English rock bassist (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1957-09-13 Vinny Appice, American rock drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Brooklyn, New York

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

1982-07-04 Ex Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (33) weds TV host Sharon Arden (29) in Maui, Hawaii

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
Music Manager/TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager/TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne

Deaths in Music

  • 2010-05-16 Ronnie James Dio [Ronald James Padavona], American singer, songwriter, and musician (Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio, and Heaven & Hell), dies at 67