<b>1995 - </b>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.<br clear="none"/><br clea
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.