On This Day

January 15, 1961 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Berry Gordy signs The Supremes with Motown Records

Founder of Motown Records and Songwriter Berry Gordy
Founder of Motown Records and Songwriter
Berry Gordy
Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross

Deaths in Music

  • Francesco Maria Saraceni, Italian composer, dies at 49