2012: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers had five of their guitars stolen from the Soundstage in Culver City, CA where they were rehearsing for a tour.
1993: Then-Massachusetts Governor William Weld declared Aerosmith Day in Massachusetts.
1991: R.E.M. made their broadcast television debut as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live performing “Losing My Religion” & “Shiny Happy People”.
1979: During a Van Halen concert in Spokane, WA, David Lee Roth collapsed onstage due to heat exhaustion.
1974: Paul McCartney & Wings reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with Band on the Run which went on to sell three million copies in the U.S.
1973: During an appearance on ABC’s In Concert, The J. Geils Band was censored while performing “Give It to Me” due to the lyric “get it up”.
1973: The Who singer Roger Daltrey released his debut solo album Daltrey which went on to reach number forty-five on the Billboard 200 Album Chart & had most of its songs co-written by the then-unknown Leo Sayer.
1970: Led Zeppelin became the first band to sell out the Montreal Forum which drew an estimated 17,500 fans.
1965: The Who began recording “Anywhere, Anyhow, Anyway” at IBC Studios in London.
Jack Casady-bassist for Jefferson Airplane born in 1944
Lowell George-singer and guitarist for Little Feat born in 1945
Max Weinberg-drummer for The E Street Band born in 1951
Marc Ford-guitarist for The Black Crowes born in 1966