This Day in Music
2006 - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards in London, but is booed by the audience when she fails to turn up and pick up her trophies. Knowles wins best2006 - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards in London, but is booed by the audience when she fails to turn up and pick up her trophies. Knowles wins best song and video for "Deja Vu" and best international female act at the event, held at London's Royal Albert Hall.
2001 - Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full show at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2000 - Traditional country music singer and yodeler Don Walser receives the National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Award during ceremonies at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.
1997 - Music Festival of India, a touring gala celebrating the 50th anniversary of India's independence gets under way at Cleveland's Masonic Temple.
1995 - Ex-10,000 Maniacs frontwoman Natalie Merchant kicks off her first solo tour in New Orleans with her first solo album ``Tigerlily'' at No. 15 on The Billboard 200.
1991 - Nirvana kicks off a six-week U.S. tour.
1976 - The Captain & Tennille's primetime music variety show premieres on ABC-TV.
1975 - The Bay City Rollers give their U.S. debut performance on Howard Cosell's ``Saturday Night Variety Show'' on ABC-TV.
1973 - Jim Croce dies in a plane crash in Natchitoches, La. He'd just completed recording his third album, ``I Got a Name,'' a week before.
1970 - Jim Morrison is found guilty in Miami of indecent exposure and profanity stemming from a local performance by the Doors.
1968 - Ben Shepherd, bassist for Seattle grunge outfit Soundgarden is born in Okinawa, Japan.
1967 - Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the identical twin sons of singer Ricky Nelson, are born. They form the rock group Nelson and hit No. 1 in 1990 with ``(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection.''
1947 - Styx drummer John Panozzo is born.