On This Day

Events in Music on September 30

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1791 Mozart's opera "Magic Flute" premieres in Vienna

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1935 George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" premieres in Boston

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin
  • 1954 "Boy Friend" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 483 performances
  • 1963 "Student Gypsy" opens at 84th St Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1964 "Oh What a Lovely War" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 125 performances
  • 1967 BBC starts its own popular music radio station (Radio 1)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1968 The Supremes release "Love Child"

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross

Music awardsMusic Awards

1992 26th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • 1997 "Too Close" single released by Next (Billboard Song of the Year 1998)