Today in music history:
There were several significant events on this day between the years 1944 and 2011.
On this day in 1944 Diana Ross, future singer and actress is born in Detroit, Michigan.
On this day in 1966 the photograph for the "butcher" cover for The Beatles' American Yesterday And Today LP is taken. Also on this day The Strangeurs, featuring future Aerosmith frontman Steven Tallarico--later Steven Tyler--open for The Byrds at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York.
On this day in 1970 singer-songwriter Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary is arrested in Washington, DC for taking "immoral liberties" with a 14 year-old girl.
On this day in 1971 Harold McNair, saxophonist and flautist for Ginger Baker's Airforce, dies at the age of 39.
On this day in 2009 Pete Wentz, bassist and lyricist for the group Fall Out Boy hosts the MTV Australia Awards. His band wins Best Rock Video for "I Don't Care" while Pink's "So What" scores for Best Video.
On this day in 2011 Carl Bunch, Buddy Holly's drummer, dies at the age of 71.