Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1844: Composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov was born.
1902: Enrico Caruso recorded 10 arias for the Gramophone Company. He was the first well-known performer to make a record.
1940: Glen Gray and his orchestra recorded “No Name Jive.”
1965: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Bill Wyman were arrested for “insulting behavior” in London. The act was urinating on the wall of the Francis Garage.
1978: California Jam II was held in Ontario, CA. Over 250,000 people were in attendance.
1992: Donna Summer received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1994: The city of Kenner, LA, name a street after Lloyd Price.
1996: The Sex Pistols announced that they were reuniting for a 20th anniversary tour.
1997: Taylor Hawkins replaced William Goldsmith as the drummer for the Foo Fighters.
1998: Michael Jackson and his son went shopping at a toy store in Munich, Germany. Jackson was dressed as an Arab woman.
2000: The U.S. Postal Service issued a 20-cent stamped postcard that featured the historic Ryman Auditorium, the home of the Grand Ole Opry for more than 30 years.
2002: In Concord, CA, about 1,500 teenagers swarmed a music store to get autographs from the band B2K. The Sun Valley Mall was temporarily shut down due to the unexpectedly large crowd.
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