1875 The first performance of the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is given in Boston, Massachusetts with Hans von Bülow as soloist
1885Johannes Brahms conducts the premiere of his 4th Symphony in e, Op. 98, in Meiningen, Germany
1938 American Archbishop of Dubuque (Iowa), Francis J. L. Beckman, denounces Swing music as "a degenerated musical system... turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people", warning that it leads down a "primrose path to hell".
1940 Vernon Duke and John Latouche's musical "Cabin In The Sky" opens at the Martin Beck Theatre, NYC; runs for 156 performances
1947 Manning Sherwin and Harold Purcell's musical "Under the Counter" closes at Shubert Theater, NYC, after 27 performances