On this date in history…
2013 – Keith Urban joins The Rolling Stones’ show in Los Angeles to help perform “Respectable”.
2010 – Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House is flooded to more than two feet above the venue’s stage. The Opry moves around to other Nashville locations over the next four months.
2009 – Donald Trump fires Clint Black on “The Celebrity Apprentice”.
2007 – Taylor Swift’s debut “Tim McGraw” is certified gold.
1994 – Garth Brooks celebrates two major moments in his life during one night, the birth of his daughter August Anna, and winning Entertainer and Video of the Year at the 29th Academy Of Country Music Awards.
1988 – Ben Revere was born.
1984 – Cheryl Burke was born.
1977 – Eric Church was born.
1975 – Christina Hendricks was born.
1971 – John Driskell Hopkins of The Zac Brown Band was born.
1964 – Ron Hextall was born.
1957 – Owner Walter O’Malley agrees to move the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles.
1952 – The Kentucky Derby is televised nationally for the first time.
1952 – Kitty Wells records “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels”.
1915 – The poem In Flanders Fields is written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae.
1877 – Labatt Park, the oldest continually operating baseball grounds in the world, holds its first baseball game.