1924 - Bandleader Paul Whiteman presented his unique symphonic jazz at the Aeolian Hall in New York City. The concert featured the first public performance of George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue."
1942 - Mildred Bailey recorded "More Than You Know" on Decca Records.
1956 - Screamin' Jay Hawkins recorded "I Put a Spell On You."
1961 - The Miracles' "Shop Around" became Motown's first million-selling single.
1967 - Police raided Keith Richards home in West Wittering, Sussex, England. The police found "various substances of a suspicious nature." Richards and Mick Jagger were arrested on May 10 on drug charges.
1968 - Jimi Hendrix returned home to Seattle where he received a key to the city and an honorary high school diploma. He also played for the students of Garfield High School from which he had dropped out.
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