1750 : Johann Sebastian Bach died after an unsuccessful eye operation.
1939 : Judy Garland recorded “Over the Rainbow.”
1970 : Jimi Hendrix played his last concert in his hometown of Seattle, Washington.
1979 : Ted Nugent, Journey, Aerosmith, and Thin Lizzy were among the headliners at the World Series of Rock concert in Cleveland, Ohio.
1987 : Surviving members of The Beatles took legal action to block Nike from using the song “Revolution” in a commercial.
2000 : A U.S. federal appeals court granted a last minute stay of an injunction that ordered Napster, Inc., to shut down. The order to stop operations came on July 26, 2000