2014 - Tommy Ramone, drummer from Ramones, dies of cancer at age 65.
2002 - Who bassist, John Entwistle, had over 200 people attend his funeral in St. Edward's Church in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, England. Entwistle was found dead in his Las Vegas hotel room on June 27th.
2000 - Metallica's Lars Ulrich was the first witness to testify at a U.S. Senate hearing over copyright law issues concerning free sharing of music files on websites like Napster and MP3.com.
1995 - Seven shows of R.E.M.'s European tour had to be cancelled due to Mike Mills underwent emergency intestinal surgery in Germany.
1992 - Jerry Garcia introduces a line of neckties he designed.
1990 - Steven Adler was fired from Guns N' Roses because of his drug use.
1979 - The space station Skylab crashes to Earth after six years in space.
1970 - The Who release their cover of "Summertime Blues."
1969 - The Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Women."
1969 - David Bowie rushed to release "Space Oddity" single to beat the moon landing, which happens nine days later.
1959 - Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi was born