1972, Bobby Ramirez drummer with Edger Winter's White Trash was killed after becoming involved in a brawl in a Chicago bar. The fight started after comments were made about the length of his hair.
1967, All four Beatles and their manager Brian Epstein signed a petition printed in The Times newspaper calling for the legalisation of marijuana.
1965, The Byrds were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of the Bob Dylan song 'Mr Tambourine Man'.
1958, Born on this day, Mick Karn, bass, sax, Japan, (1982 UK No.5 single 'Ghosts').
1957, Born on this day, Larry Gott, guitar, James, (1991 UK No.2 single 'Sit Down').
This information was taken from: