On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1948 "Allegro" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 318 performances
  • 1948 "Ballet Ballads" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 62 performances
  • 1948 "Look Ma, I'm Dancin'" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 188 performances
  • 1964 The Beatles release "A Hard Day's Night", their 3rd studio album
  • 1965 Beatles' "VI" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • 1965 Rolling Stones score their 1st US #1 single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
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Deaths in Music

  • 1594 Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40
  • 1668 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45
  • 1690 Domenico Gabrielli, Italian Baroque composer, dies at 39
  • 1839 Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61
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Weddings in Music

  • 1994 The "Anthrax" heavy-metal guitarist Scott Ian (31) weds Debbie Leavitt (23) in Huntington Beach, California
  • 1997 Musician Chrissie Hynde marries artist Lucho Brieva (divorced 2002)
  • 2010 Actress and fourth season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood (29) weds Nashville Predators ice hockey player Mike Fisher (32) at Ritz Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia