Music History for
1859 - Composer Mikhail Mihaylovich Ippolitov-Ivanov was born.
1954 - Sammy Davis, Jr. was involved in a serious auto accident in San Bernardino, CA. Three days later, Davis lost the ability see with his left eye.
1971 - B.B. King marked his 25th anniversary in music by opening a European tour in London.
1982 - Led Zeppelin's album "Coda" was released.
1990 - Milli Vanilli was stripped of their Grammy Award because other singers had lent their voices to the "Girl You Know It's True" album.
1992 - The musical revival of "3 From Brooklyn" opened.
1993 - Nirvana recorded an MTV unplugged concert in New York.
1996 - Prince released the 3 CD set "Emancipation." The release was on his record label NPG Records.
1996 - DJ Shadow's debut album "Endtroducing....." was released by Mo' Wax Records. It was later reissued on June 7, 2005 by Island Records.
1997 - The U.S. premiere of Sir Paul McCartney's "Standing Stone" was played in Carnegie Hall by St. Luke's Orchestra.
1998 - Motley Crue's retail store, S'Crue, opened in Los Angeles, CA.
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