Music History for
1723 - Composer Carl Friedrich Abel was born.
1808 - Beethoven's Opus 67: Symphony No. 5 in C minor first performed for Prince Lobkotwitz.
1821 - Composer Giovanni Bottesini was born.
1853 - Composer Maria Teresa Carreno was born.
1858 - Composer Giacomo Puccini was born.
1874 - Composer Franz Schmidt was born.
1885 - Composer Joseph Deems Taylor was born.
1968 - Eric Burdon left the Animals.
1975 - Ike and Tina Turner were robbed of $86,000 when a suitcase was stolen containing concert receipts.
1976 - Isaac Hayes filed for bankruptcy.
1978 - The stage version of Harry Nilsson's The Point opened in London with Davy Jones and Micky Dolenz.
1981 - A rock 'n' roll auction in London brought in $2,000 for a letter of introduction from Buddy Holly to Decca Records. John and Cynthia Lennonís marriage certificate was sold for $850 and an autographed program from the world premiere of the Beatles film Help! brought in $2,100.
1984 - CBS Records announced the upcoming release of Mick Jaggerís first solo album, set for February, 1985. The album was titled She's the Boss.