On This Day

On This Day in Music for December 4

Events in Music

  • 1927 Duke Ellington opens at the Cotton Club in Harlem
  • 1928 Walter Donaldson & Gus Kahn's musical "Whoopee!", starring Eddie Cantor, premieres on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre, NYC; runs for 407 performances
  • 1948 "Magdalena" closes at Ziegfeld Theater, NYC, after 48 performances
  • 1954 Musical "Hit the Trail" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater, NYC, after 4 performances
  • 1954 "On Your Toes" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 64 performances
  • 1964 The Beatles release "Beatles For Sale", their fourth studio album
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Weddings in Music

  • 1979 American singer Liza Minnelli (33) weds (her 3rd) American sculptor Mark Gero; divorce 1992

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