- 2012, Mary Chapin Carpenter is inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame along with Tony Arata (“The Dance”), Kim Williams (“Three Wooden Crosses”) and Larry Henley (“The Wind Beneath My Wings”) at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel
- 2005, Chely Wright performs at the home of vice president Dick Cheney for soldiers who’ve been wounded during service in the Middle East
- 1991, Nearly a decade after its release, Willie Nelson’s single “Always On My Mind” is certified gold and platinum
- 1940, Bill Monroe has his first recording session with the Blue Grass Boys, at the Kimball Hotel in Atlanta, for RCA Records. Among the day’s tracks: “Mule Skinner Blues”
via CMT : Country Music News : This Day in Country Music.