On This Day

Events in Music on March 14

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1847 Premiere of Giuseppe Verdi's "Macbeth" at the Teatro della Pergola, Florence

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi
  • 1885 Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera "Mikado" premieres in London at the Savoy Theatre
  • 1901 1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 6th Symphony in A

Film release premierFilm Premier

1940 "The Road to Singapore" directed by Victor Schertzinger starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour, first of seven such films premieres

Entertainer Bob Hope
Bob Hope
Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 1941 Xavier Cugat & orchestra record "Babalu"
  • 1964 "Girl Who Came to Supper" closes at Broadway NYC after 112 performances

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1971 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971 The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes

Drummer Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts

Music awardsMusic Awards

1990 4th Soul Train Music Awards: Soul II Soul, Janet Jackson win

Music concertMusic Concert

1991 The Dave Matthews Band perform their first show as part of a benefit for the Middle East Children's Alliance

Musician Dave Matthews
Dave Matthews
  • 1993 "Conversations with My Father" closes at Royale NYC after 462 performances
  • 1993 "Face Value" closes at Cort Theater NYC after * performances
  • 1993 "Saint Joan" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 49 performances