On This Day

January 6, 2016 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" breaks North American box office record, passing the $760.5m taken by "Avatar"

Composer John Williams
John Williams
Actor Adam Driver
Adam Driver

Deaths in Music

  • Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros, Cuban jazz trumpeter (Orchestra Harlow; Eddie Palmieri), dies of prostate cancer at 79