- 2008, Dierks and Cassidy Bentley have a daughter, Evalyn Day Bentley, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville
- 2002, Shania Twain’s “I’m Gonna Getcha Good!” video debuts on CMT’s “Most Wanted Live”
- 2000, The Dixie Chicks win four honors in the 34th annual Country Music Association awards at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House, including Entertainer of the Year; Vocal Group; Album, for “Fly”; and Music Video, for “Goodbye Earl”
- 1995, Alison Krauss takes home four trophies in the 29th annual Country Music Association awards, aired on CBS from Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House: Female Vocalist of the Year; the Horizon Award; Vocal Event; and Single, for “When You Say Nothing At All”
- 1970, Heidi Newfield is born in Healdsburg, California. She joins party band Trick Pony, which earns a gold album with its 2001 debut. She leaves for a solo career in 2006, earning a 2008 hit with “Johnny And June”
via CMT : Country Music News : This Day in Country Music.