1980 Lord Thomson announces that The Times and Sunday Times will be closed down within five months unless a buyer is found.
1964 The Who, then known as The High Numbers, receive a letter from EMI Records, asking them for original material after their recent audition for the company.
1868 The Wesleyan Chapel in Argyle Road, Whitstable was opened by the Rev FJ Johnson D.D.
1930 The BBC Symphony Orchestra played their first concert, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult at the Queen’s Hall, London *
1968 Standing at the top of the singles charts was Mary Hopkins with 'Those Were The Days'