1943 Duke Ellington plays at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the first time
1976 RCA releases "Station to Station", David Bowie's 10th studio album, recorded in Los Angeles; it peaks in the U.S. charts at No.3, and No. 5 in the U.K.
1986 "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 13 performances
1986 Inaugural class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Chuck Berry; James Brown; Ray Charles; Sam Cooke; Fats Domino; The Everly Brothers; Buddy Holly;. Jerry Lee Lewis; Elvis Presley; Little Richard; Robert Johnson; Jimmie Rodgers; Jimmy Yancey; Alan Freed; John Hammond; and Sam Phillips
2018 Singer Neil Diamond retires from touring abruptly, after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease