Music History for
1839 - Composer Dudley Buck was born.
1844 - Composer Pablo Martin Meliton de Sarasate was born.
1892 - Composer Arthur Oscar Honegger was born.
1940 - "I Pagliacci" by Ruggiero Leoncavallo became the first opera to be broadcast on television.
1979 - James Brown played at the Grand Ole Opry.
1988 - Andy Gibb died from myocarditis (inflammation of the heart) following a long battle with cocaine addiction, which had weakened his heart.
1988 - In the U.S.,Prince's 10th album was released entitled "Lovesexy." Some stores refused to sell the album due to the nude portrait that was on the cover.
1992 - Prince received a lifetime achievement award at the Soul Train Awards.
1998 - Eric Clapton's first album of regular studio material since 1989 was released under the name "Pilgrim."
2000 - Chrissie Hynde (Pretenders) and two other people were arrested
in New York City after slashing leather goods at Gap store as
part of a protest organized by the People for the Ethical
Treatment of Animals (PETA).