This Day in Music History
1945 : Five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers disappear over the Bermuda Triangle, eventually inspiring B.A. Robertson's 1980 song "Flight 19".
1955 : The BMI Annual Awards in New York City score big for R&B, with rhythm and blues songs winning a record eleven awards.
1968 : Graham Nash quits The Hollies and a few days later forms Crosby, Stills and Nash.
1975 : "Fleetwood Mac"'s second eponymous album is certified gold.
1975 : Earth, Wind and Fire's album "Gratitude" is certified gold.
1976 : Elvis Presley falls onstage at a show in Las Vegas and sprains his ankle.
2003 : Original Elvis Presley guitarist Scotty Moore undergoes surgery to repair a subdural hematoma.
2004 : In Washington DC, Elton John receives a Kennedy Center honor.
Texts from calendar.songfacts.com