On This Day

Events in Music on August 14

  • 1922 1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta)

Music ConcertThe Beatles on Ed Sullivan

1965 Beatles tape an appearance for Ed Sullivan Show
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The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964

Music release#1 in the Charts

1965 Sonny & Cher's "I Got You Babe" hits #1

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher
  • 1966 Cleveland Stadium's 1st rock concert is held, featuring Beatles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975 Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich is buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow

  • 1987 "Les Miserables" opens at Rock Theatre, Szeged, Hungary

Music releaseMusic Single

1995 "Battle of Brit Pop" rival bands Oasis (Roll with It) and Blur (Country House) release singles on the same day

Musician Noel Gallagher
Musician
Noel Gallagher
  • 1997 "1776" opens at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 2019 American rapper ASAP Rocky found guilty of assault in Stockholm and given a suspended sentence