On This Day

Events in Music on July 28

  • 1914 Foxtrot 1st danced at New Amsterdam Roof Garden, in NYC, by Harry Fox
  • 1951 "Kiss Me, Kate" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 1077 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

1951 Walt Disney's animated musical film "Alice In Wonderland" released

Animator Walt Disney
Walt Disney

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1957 Jerry Lee Lewis makes his 1st TV appearance (Steve Allen Show)

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • 1978 600,000 attend the "Summer Jam" rock festival at Watkins Glen, New York, at the time the largest ever audience at a pop festival

Music releaseAlbum Release

1989 Gloria Estefan releases her debut solo album "Cuts Both Ways"

  • 1991 "Gypsy" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 105 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1992 R&B singer Mary J. Blige releases her debut album "What's the 411?", with production by Puff Daddy

Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige
Rapper Puff Daddy
Puff Daddy
  • 1994 Last steel beam is placed on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame