1937: The Hindenburg airship crashes, killing 36 people in New Jersey. A photograph from this incident would later be used as cover art for Led Zeppelin’s first album.
1965: Keith Richards said he fell asleep in a Clearwater, FL hotel room & woke up discovering he’d composed the riff of “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” on his tape recorder.
1984: Fictional group Spinal Tap performed at CBGB’s in New York City.
1993: David Crosby made his first appearance on The Simpsons in a cameo role as a 12-step sponsor.
1994: Pearl Jam filed a memorandum with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice claiming that Ticketmaster has a monopoly, which led them to cancel their scheduled tour that summer.
2006: Axl Rose appeared on Eddie Trunk’s radio show in New York City to announce that Guns N’ Roses long-awaited & long delayed album Chinese Democracy would be released that fall. It wasn’t released until November 2008.