On This Day in Music for June 14

Events in Music

  • 1881 Player piano patented by John McTammany Jr (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
  • 1923 Recording of 1st country music hit (Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane)
  • 1946 Nat King Cole records "The Christmas Song" for the first time
  • 1951 "Courtin' Time" opens at National Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • 1953 Elvis Presley graduates from L. C. Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1956 "New Faces of 1956" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 performances
  • 1965 Beatles release album "Beatles VI"
  • 1965 John Lennon's second book "A Spaniard in the Works" is published
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Weddings in Music

  • 1904 Ragtime composer Scott Joplin (35) weds Freddie Alexander (19) in Arkansas
  • 1936 Singer and cowboy actor Roy Rogers (24) weds Arlene Wilkins in Roswell, New Mexico
  • 1966 Musician Louis Jordan (58) weds singer and dancer Martha Weaver

Divorces in Music

  • 2018 American "Glee" actress and singer Naya Rivera (31) divorces American actor Ryan Dorsey (34) after almost 4 years of marriage

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