2015 - Don Henley had security escort a fan out of a show when he shouted, "Don Felder taught Tom Petty how to play guitar."
2003 - The Rolling Stones were hired by the Hong Kong government to perform a concert there to assure people it is safe, after tourism suffers because SARS outbreak
2002 - Guns N' Roses is scheduled to start their first North American tour since 1993, but frontman Axl Rose doesn't show for the Vancouver concert.
1995 - Alice In Chains' self-titled album is released on CD and cassette.
1995 - Eric Clapton receives the Order Of the British Empire from the Prince Of Wales at Buckingham Palace.
1991 - It was announced that Izzy Stradlin had left Guns N' Roses. Gilby Clarke replaced him.
1988 - John Fogerty won his self-plagiarism court battle with Fantasy Records.
1983 - The Rolling Stones release Undercover.
1975 - Elton John's LP Rock Of The Westies hits #1.
1974 - Hard rocker Ted Nugent becomes national squirrel shooting champion.
1969 - After Life magazine tracks down Paul McCartney at his farm in Scotland, they put him on the cover with his family, dispelling the "Paul is dead" rumors with the headline, "Paul Is Still With Us."
1967 - Elton John and songwriting partner Bernie Taupin sign their first major publishing deal.
1967 - The radio station KSHE 94.7 FM in St. Louis flips format from easy listening to rock, starting with "White Rabbit."
1943 - Joni Mitchell is born in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada.