2008 - Carrie Underwood plays Scotiabank Place in Ottawa. Backstage she meets NHL player Mike Fisher, her future husband.

 

2004 - Rascal Flatts singer Gary LeVox and his wife, Tara, have their second daughter, Brooklyn Leigh LeVox, in Nashville.

 

2000 - Sugar Hill releases Nickel Creek's self-titled debut album.

 

1999 - Garth Brooks gets his first hit of spring training, singling up the middle off of Mike Sirotka during a San Diego Padres loss to the Chicago White Sox, 11-8, at Peoria, Arizona.

 

1998 - Clint Black stops at #1 on the Billboard country chart with "Nothin' But The Taillights," co-written with Steve Wariner.

 

1994 -  The "8 Seconds" soundtrack is certified gold. Contributing artists include John Anderson, Pam Tillis, Billy Dean, Brooks & Dunn, Reba McEntire, Vince Gill, McBride & The Ride, Karla Bonoff, David Lee Murphy, Mark Chesnutt, Patty Smyth and Bill Conti.

 

1988 - Randy Travis wins three trophies during the 23rd annual Academy Of Country Music awards, aired on NBC from Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. He's named Top Male Vocalist, and "Forever And Ever, Amen" takes Single Record and Song of the Year.

 

1987 - Restless Heart's "I'll Still Be Loving You" rises to #1 on the Billboard country chart.

 

1981 - "Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground" lifts Willie Nelson to #1 on the Billboard country chart.

1955 - Johnny Cash has an unscheduled audition with producer Sam Phillips at Sun Records in Memphis. Phillips passes on the bulk of Cash's material, but after hearing "Hey, Porter," has the youngster come back the next day to record.