Events in Music on March 21

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1826 Beethoven's "String Quartet No. 13" in B flat major (Op 130) premieres in Vienna

  • 1952 "3 Wishes for Jamie" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 94 performances
  • 1952 Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena, 25,000 attend 1st rock & roll concert ever
  • 1959 "Juno" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1961 The Beatles' first appearance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool
  • 1963 David Hendon & Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London
  • 1964 Beatles' single "She Loves You" goes #1 in the US & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • 1964 9th Eurovision Song Contest: Gigliola Cinquetti for Italy wins singing "Non ho l'eta" in Copenhagen
  • 1968 Hill, Hawkins & Coghill's musical premieres in London
  • 1970 15th Eurovision Song Contest: Dana for Ireland wins singing "All Kinds of Everything" in Amsterdam

Music awardsMusic Awards

1988 23rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Hank Williams Jr, Randy Travis, and Reba McEntire win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
  • 1990 "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 149 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994 English actor Dudley Moore arrested for hitting his girlfriend

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore
  • 1996 "Night of the Iguana" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • 2017 Singer Wyclef Jean wrongly identified as a suspect, handcuffed and detained by LA county sheriff’s department