This Day in Music History
1966 : The Richard Carpenter Trio (with sister Karen on drums) wins a "Battle Of The Bands" at the Hollywood Bowl.
1966 : The final Beatles world tour begins in Munich. Moving forward, they concentrate on studio efforts, resulting in the landmark album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
1973 : Blues Project reunite for a concert in Central Park.
1992 : Billy Joel graduates! He finally gets his high school diploma from Hicksville High School in Long Island, New York. He didn't graduate with his class in 1967 because of missed gym and English credits.
2004 : Doris Day receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
2008 : A blogger who had thought it would be a good idea to leak some finished tracks from Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy" receives a visit from the FBI and a cease-and-desist letter.
Texts from calendar.songfacts.com