1686 - Composer Benedetto Marcello was born.
1874 - Composer Reynaldo Hahn was born.
1932 - Helen Morgan joined the Victor Young orchestra to record "Bill," from Broadway’s "Showboat."
1963 - The TV program "Ready, Set!, Go!" premiered on the BBC in London, England.
1964 - Bob Dylan and Joan Baez performed on stage together for the first time.
1969 - "Hot Fun in The Summertime," by Sly and the Family Stone, and "Easy to Be Hard" (from the Broadway production "Hair") were released.
1978 - Muddy Waters performed at a White House picnic for U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
1991 - Rick James pled innocent to charges that he imprisoned, tortured and sexually assaulted a woman in his California home.