Events in Music on January 12

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1723 George Frideric Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres at the King's Theatre London

  • 1903 Rhodes Opera House burns in Boyertown, Pennsylvania killing 170
  • 1946 "Polonaise" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 113 performances
  • 1961 "Show Girl" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 100 performances
  • 1963 "Go Away Little Girl" by Steve Lawrence peaks at #1
  • 1968 Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd
  • 1969 "Golden Rainbow" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 355 performances
  • 1969 Debut album of Led Zeppelin released first in the US
  • 1971 "Soon" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • 1974 "Joker" by Steve Miller Band peaks at #1
  • 1977 "Ipi Tombi" opens at Harkness Theater NYC for 39 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1979 6th American Music Awards: Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt win

Musician Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2001 Disney Channel series "Lizzie McGuire" premieres starring Hilary Duff

Actress/Singer Hilary Duff
Hilary Duff