On This Day

On This Day in Music for June 28

Events in Music

  • 1846 Saxophone is patented by Antoine-Joseph "Adolfe" Sax
  • 1928 Louis Armstrong makes 78 recording of "West End Blues"

Weddings in Music

  • 1965 American country singer Merle Haggard (28) weds singer Bonnie Owens (35); divorce in 1978

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Musicians Who Died on Jun 28

  • 1742 Jan Josef Ignác Brentner, Bohemian composer, dies at 52
  • 1788 Johann Christoph Vogel, German composer, dies at 32
  • 1798 Pierre Dutillieu, composer, dies at 44
  • 1806 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, German composer, dies at 64
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