As you can imagine with a date that occurs only every four years, not much happened today in music.
Today in 1968, the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” won album of the year at the Grammys:
The number one single today in 1992:
Besides our fat chihuahua Leo, birthdays begin with Jimmy Dorsey …
… and end with Gretchen Christopher of the Fleetwoods:
Two deaths of note today: Songwriter Wes Farrell in 1996 …
…and Mike Smith of the Dave Clark Five in 2008: