Why Famous: Best known as one of the founding members of the band Pink Floyd.
- 1967-03-11 Pink Floyd releases 1st single "Arnold Layne"
- 1967-08-04 Pink Floyd releases their first album "The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn", their only record made under the leadership of Syd Barrett.
- 1967-10-01 Pink Floyd arrive in New York for their first US tour
- 1975-07-05 At Knebworth Festival in England, Pink Floyd debut their album "Wish You Were Here" with pyrotechnics and an exploding plane which flies into the stage
- 1975-09-12 Pink Floyd releases their ninth album "Wish You Were Here"
- 1975-09-25 Pink Floyd's concept album "Wish You Were Here" reaches No. 1 in the US, goes on to sell 13 million copies
- 1994-10-29 Pink Floyd finishes their final concert tour at Earls Court in London