On This Day

Events in Music on October 28

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducts first performance of his Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique"

  • 1961 "Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC starring Tom Bosley after 796 performances and a Pulitzer Prize

Music releaseMusic Recording

1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • 1972 "Mother Earth" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 12 performances