This Day in Music History
1981 : Cozy Cole, American jazz drummer, born William Randolph Cole, died of cancer in Columbus, Ohio, at the age of 71.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 October 1909)
1995 : Ken Jensen, Canadian(?) drummer and singer, died in a house fire at the age of 33 (born in 1962). His exact date of birth is not known. (D.O.A.)
2005 : Eric Griffiths, British guitarist, born Eric Ronald Griffiths, died of pancreatic cancer in Edinburgh, Scottland, at the age of 64. (The Quarrymen)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (31 October 1940)
2013 : Kenny Hodges, American musician, died in Papillion, Nebraska, at the age of 76. (Spanky and Our Gang (1968/69) - bass, vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 August 1936)