On This Day

Events in Music on September 12

  • 1910 Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony premieres in Munich with 1028 musicians
  • 1927 Sigmund Romberg's musical "My Maryland," premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1952 Noël Coward's "Quadrille," premieres in London

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward
  • 1953 "Carnival in Flanders" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • 1960 "Vintage '60" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1984 Country singer Barbara Mandrell is badly injured in a car accident
  • 1990 "Les Miserables," opens at Cirkus Theater, Stockholm
  • 1994 Country singer George Jones undergoes triple bypass surgery


1995 INXS' Michael Hutchence pleads guilty to punching a photographer

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

2010 27th MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Eminem win

Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter

Music releaseMusic Single

2011 "Love On Top" single released by Beyoncé (Grammy Award Best Traditional R&B Performance 2013, Billboard Song of the Year 2012)

  • 2017 Lady Gaga confirms her battlle with chronic illness fibromyalgia