Bob Marley & The Wailers in History

Events in Music


MurderAssassination Attempt

1967-12-03 Assassination attempt made on Bob Marley and others during concert rehearsals in Jamaica

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945-02-06 Bob [Robert Nesta] Marley, Nine Mile St Ann, Jamaican reggae musician and singer-songwriter (Wailers-No Woman)

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • 1947-04-10 Bunny Wailer, vocalist/percussionist (The Wailers with Bob Marley), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1950-12-17 Carlton Barrett, Jamaicans reggae drummer (Bob Marley & Wailers)
  • 1953-01-07 Earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo, rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers)
  • 1968-10-17 Ziggy Marley, reggae performer and son of Bob Marley

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

1966-02-10 Reggae Musician Bob Marley (21) marries fellow musician Rita Anderson (19)

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley

Deaths in Music


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1981-05-11 Bob Marley, reggae singer, dies of brain & lung cancer at 36

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • 1999-06-02 Junior Braithwaite, Jamaican musician (The Wailers) (b. 1949)