On This Day

On This Day in Music for October 14

Events in Music

  • 1916 Sophomore tackle and guard Paul Robeson is excluded from the Rutgers football team when Washington and Lee University refused to play against a black person.
  • 1924 Arnold Schoeberg's opera "Die Gluckliche Hand" premieres in Vienna
  • 1939 BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) formed
  • 1952 "Buttrio Square" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1956 Charles Ives' overture "Robert Browning" premieres in NYC
  • 1957 Everly Brothers' single "Wake Up Little Susie" reaches #1
  • 1961 Frank Loesser's musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying", starring Robert Morse and Rudy Vallée, opens at 46th Street Theatre, NYC; runs for 1415 performances, winning 7 Tony Awards, and a Pulitzer Prize
  • 1968 Beatles "White Album" completed
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Weddings in Music

  • 1964 Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (23) weds Shirley Shepherd
  • 2006 Merengue singer Melina Leon (33) weds Ruy Fernando Delgado at La Iglesia Metodista Universitaria in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2006 "Celtic Tiger" choreographer Michael Flatley (48) weds fellow dancer Niamh O'Brien at St. Patrick's Church in Fermoy, Ireland

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