On This Day

Events in Music on September 3

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1881 Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony

Composer Anton Bruckner
Composer
Anton Bruckner

Music concertMusic Concert

1912 Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke" (Five Pieces for Orchestra) premieres in London at a Promenade Concert

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

Music release#1 in the Charts

1966 Donovan hits #1 with "Sunshine Superman"

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1970 Bill Haley & His Comets reject $30,000 for 15 date tour of Australia

Father of Rock 'n' Roll Bill Haley
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Bill Haley

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1971 John Lennon leaves UK for NYC, never to return

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1973 American golfer Billy Casper finishes at 20-under-par 264 to beat Australian Bruce Devlin by 1 stroke to win the Sammy Davis, Jr. Greater Hartford Open; his 50th PGA Tour title
  • 1989 "Into the Woods" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 764 performances