Music History for
1753 - Composer Muzio Clementi was born.
1878 - Composer Rutland Boughton was born.
1941 - Artie Shaw and his orchestra recorded "Moonglow."
1977 - Patti Smith fell off the stage in Tampa, FL. She required 22 stitches and broke several neck vertebrae.
1978 - Terry Kath (Chicago) died after accidentally shooting himself in the head with a pistol he didn't know was loaded. He was 32 years old.
1978 - Vic Ames (Ames Brothers) died in an auto accident.
1979 - Brian Wilson (Beach Boys) and his wife Marilyn were
1980 - Prince's single "Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad" was released.
1986 - The first annual induction ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was held in New York City.
1988 - Nirvana recorded a ten song demo tape with producer Jack Endino. The Melvin's Dale Crover was on drums.
1989 - James Brown was sentenced in Georgia to 6 years in jail in connection with a police chase through two states.
1990 - Allen Collins (Lynyrd Skynyrd) died from chronic pneumonia.
1995 - Courtney Love appeared in Australian court on charges of abusing a flight attendant. She admitted to responding with an obscenity when a Quantas flight attendant told her to take her feet down from the airplane cabin wall. Love's sentence was one month of good behavior.
1996 - The City Council in Johnson City, TN, withdrew their permission for White Zombie to hold a show there.
1997 - The movie "Spice World" was released in the United States.
2002 - EMI announced that it would pay Mariah Carey $28 million to end their association which was planned to last for several albums estimated at $100 million.