This Day in Music History
1963 : While traveling in London, John Lennon and Paul McCartney encounter Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham, who worked as a promoter for The Beatles earlier in the year. Oldham invites them to The Stones rehearsal, where they complete a song they were working on, "I Wanna Be Your Man", and give it to The Stones, which they use as their second UK single.
1975 : Elton John's "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" is certified gold.
2008 : Abingdon Street in Peoria, Illinois is designated "Fogelberg Parkway" after their native son Dan Fogelberg. The street is where the events of his song Same Old Lang Syne took place.
Texts from calendar.songfacts.com