2003: Aerosmith performed at the National Mall in Washington, DC as part of
NFL Kickoff Live to kickoff the 2003 NFL season.
1996: The original lineup of Van Halen made their first public appearance since 1984 at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The show also featured performances by Kiss, Neil Young and Metallica.
1986: Gregg Allman was arrested for charges of drunk driving in Florida. He had just gotten his license back after a five-year suspension.
1982: The Steve Miller Band reached number one the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the second and final time with “Abracadabra” which spent two weeks on top.
1980: Yes began a sold out three night stand at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. At the time of the concerts Yes had sold out more concerts at Madison Square Garden than any other band.
1975: Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band began a two night stand at Cobo Hall in Detroit where they recorded their first live album Live Bullet which was released the following year when it peaked at number 34 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart & sold five million copies in the U.S.
1965: The Who had their equipment van stolen outside of the Battersea Dog’s Home in London. The band was in the home buying a guard dog.
1965: Bob Dylan peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Like a Rolling Stone” which was Dylan’s first top ten single in the U.S.
1964: The Animals made their debut U.S. performance at the Paramount Theatre in Brooklyn.
Gary Duncan-guitarist for Quicksilver Messenger Service born in 1946
Martin Chambers-drummer for The Pretenders born in 1951
Kim Thayil-guitarist for Soundgarden born in 1960