2015 - Led Zeppelin released remastered verions of 1976's Presence, 1979's In Through the Out Door and 1982's Coda.
2009 - With Adam Yauch (MCA) diagnosed with cancer, Beastie Boys cancel their appearance at the All Points West festival at Liberty State Park in New Jersey.
1980 - The Eagles split up after Glenn Frey and Don Felder go at it on stage.
1976 - Blue Öyster Cult's song "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" was released
1971 - After being denied entrance to a Who concert in New York City's Forest Hills Stadium, an ex-convict stabs and kills the security guard.
1969 - A Moscow police chief reported that thousands of Moscow telephone booths had been made inoperable by thieves who had stolen phone parts in order to convert their acoustic guitars to electric.
1923 - Ahmet Ertegun, co-founder and president of Atlantic Records, is born in Istanbul, Turkey.
1846 - France's army gives legitimacy to Belgian Adolphe Sax's latest invention, the saxophone, by including it in their marching band.