2016 - Jimmy Page takes the stand in a trial where he is accused of stealing part of the song "Taurus" for the intro to "Stairway To Heaven."
Led Zeppelin played on the same bills with the band Spirit, who performed "Taurus" in their sets, but Page says he never heard that song before writing "Stairway."
The jury rules in favor of Led Zeppelin.
1999 - After a seven-year recording hiatus, Santana release the album Supernatural, which goes to #1 thanks to hit singles like "Smooth," "Maria Maria," and "Put Your Lights On." It's their first chart-topping album in 28 years.
1989 - The Offspring's self-titled debut album is released only on vinyl. A CD and cassette reissue are eventually released in 1995.
1989 - Nirvana's album "Bleach" was released. This album was their first album.
1986 - At Giants Stadium in New Jersey, The Police headline the last concert on the Conspiracy of Hope tour, which benefits Amnesty International.
They have plans to record an album, but scrap them after drummer Stewart Copeland is injured in a polo match.
The trio does not tour again until 2007.
1967 - Peter Green leaves John Mayall's Bluesbreakers to form Fleetwood Mac.
He hires Mick Fleetwood, but it takes John McVie four months to leave The Bluesbreakers and join the band named after him.
1965 - Bob Dylan records "Like A Rolling Stone."
1951 - Steve Walsh (singer, keyboardist for Kansas, Streets) is born in St Joseph, Missouri
1946 - Noddy Holder (lead vocalist, guitarist of Slade) is born Neville John Holder in Walsall, Staffordshire, England