Events in Music on September 3

Music History

1881 Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony

Music Concert

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

  • 1965 Rolling Stone concert at the Adelphi Theater in Dublin, Ireland halts after 12 minutes due to riot

#1 in the Charts

1966 Donovan hits #1 with "Sunshine Superman"

Music History

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

  • 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

Musical Finale

1989 Stephen Sondheim's musical "Into the Woods" closes at Martin Beck Theater, NYC, after 764 performances and 3 Tony Award wins

Music Concert

2022 American band "Foo Fighters" and friends hold tribute concert for drummer Taylor Hawkins at Wembley Stadium, London, England; performers include: Stewart Copland; Rush; The Pretenders; Paul McCartney; and Queen