Events in Music on November 3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1752 George Frideric Handel undergoes (failed) eye operation

  • 1920 "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater
  • 1927 Rodgers & Hart's musical "Connecticut Yankee" premieres in NYC

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1943 Dmitri Shostakovich's 8th Symphony premieres in Moscow

  • 1960 Tammy Grimes' "Unsinkable Molly Brown" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 532 performances
  • 1970 "President's Daughter" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 1974 "Lorelei" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 320 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1986 John Lennon "Menlove Avenue" album released posthumously

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music releaseMusic Single

1992 "I Will Always Love You" (Dolly Parton cover) single released by Whitney Houston (Billboard Song of the Year 1993)

Singer and Actress Whitney Houston
Singer and Actress
Whitney Houston
Country Singer Dolly Parton
Country Singer
Dolly Parton

Music releaseAlbum Release

1992 Rock band Rage Against the Machine release their debut album "Rage Against the Machine" featuring single "Killing in the Name"

Guitarist Tom Morello
Tom Morello
  • 1996 "It's a Slippery Slope" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
  • 1998 "400 Degreez" 3rd studio album by Juvenile is released (Billboard no. 1 year end Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 1999)

Music awardsMusic Awards

2009 23rd Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Charlie Wilson & Chaka Khan win

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson