On This Day

May 23, 1921 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music

  • Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake's musical "Shuffle Along" premieres on Broadway at Daly's 63rd Street Theatre, New York City [1]

Birthdays in Music

  • Humphrey Lyttelton, British jazz trumpeter and bandleader ("Bad Penny Blues"), and broadcaster (BBC2 - Best Of Jazz, 1967-2007; BBC4 - I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, 1972-2008), born in Eton, Buckinghamshire (d. 2008)