2010 - John Rich and his wife, Joan, have a son, Cash Rich, in Nashville.

2009 - Taylor Swift sings "Love Story" and "Forever & Always" as the musical guest on NBC's "Saturday Night Live".


2005 - The city council in Rincon, Georgia, approves a sign at the city limits proclaiming the community as the hometown of Billy Currington.


2003 - Darryl Worley performs "Have You Forgotten?" publicly for the first time on the Grand Ole Opry at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.


1998 - Martina McBride soars to #1 on the Billboard country chart with "A Broken Wing".


1982 - MCA releases The Oak Ridge Boys' "Bobbie Sue".


1981 - Merle Haggard's "I Think I'll Just Stay Here And Drink" makes a stir at #1 on the Billboard country chart.


1980 - Crystal Gayle's "Miss The Mississippi" album becomes the first country release to receive a gold record during the '80s.


1952 - Audrey Williams files for divorce from Hank Williams for the second time in four years.

1948 - Loretta Webb marries Oliver "Mooney" Lynn in Butcher Holler, Kentucky. He gives her her first guitar, becomes her first manager, and inspires many of her feisty domestic songs.