On This Day

Events in Music on February 15

  • 1686 Jean Baptiste Lully's opera "Armide" premieres in Paris

Music releaseMusic Recording

1941 Duke Ellington first records "Take the A Train"

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • 1947 "Toplitzky of Notre Dame" closes at Century Theater NYC after 60 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1949 Dmitri Shostakovich' "Song of the Woods" premieres in Leningrad

  • 1964 Beatles' "Meet the Beatles!" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 11 weeks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1965 John Lennon passes his driving test

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1979 21st Grammy Awards: Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey wins
  • 1979 Temple City Kazoo Orchestra appears on Mike Douglas Show

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1987 1982 Masters champion Craig Stadler is disqualified from Andy Williams Open for kneeling on a towel to make a shot

Singer and TV Host Andy Williams
Singer and TV Host
Andy Williams

Film release premierFilm Release

1996 Tamil romantic comedy film "Poove Unakkaga" released directed by Vikraman, starring Sangita and Vijay in his breakthrough role

Actor and Singer Vijay
Actor and Singer
Vijay

Music awardsGrammy Awards

2016 58th Grammy Awards: Best Song "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran, Best Album "1989" by Taylor Swift

Singer-Songwriter Ed Sheeran
Singer-Songwriter
Ed Sheeran
Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift