Events in Music on May 30

  • 1866 Opera "Die Verkaufte Braut" premieres (Prague)
  • 1917 Jazz standard "Dark Town Strutters Ball" by Original Dixieland Jass Band first recorded

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1923 Howard Hanson's 1st Symphony "Nordic" premieres

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • 1959 "First Impressions" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 84 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1959 "Nervous Set" closes at Henry Miller's Theater NYC after 23 performances

Author Henry Miller
Author
Henry Miller
  • 1964 "Beyond the Fringe" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 673 performances
  • 1964 Beatles 1961 record of "Cry for a Shadow" is #1 in Australia
  • 1964 The Beatles' "Love Me Do" single goes #1 in the United States
  • 1968 Beatles begin work on their only double album "Beatles"
  • 1970 "Minnie's Boys" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • 1971 36 hospitalized during Grateful Dead concert; drunk LSD apple juice
  • 1975 Wings release "Venus & Mars" album
  • 1982 "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes..." closes at Alvin NYC after 5 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

2000 35th Academy of Country Music Awards: Shania Twain, Faith Hill & Tim McGraw win

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain
Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John reveals her breast cancer has returned after 25 years

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John