Phil Lesh the bassist for the group the Grateful Dead, was born on this day.
Grateful Dead member Ron 'Pig Pen' McKernan was born on this day.
The drummer for the band Grateful Dead, Bill Kreutzmann, was born on this day.
Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir was born today.
Keyboardist Keith Godchaux of Grateful Dead was born on this day.
The Grateful Dead played their first concert. The show took place at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, CA.
The Grateful Dead and Big Brother and the Holding Company played at the wake of a Hell's Angels member who had been struck by a car in San Francisco, CA.
Mickey Hart joined the Grateful Dead.
In New Orleans, LA, the Grateful Dead were busted for possession of LSD and barbituates. The event was alleged to be the inspiration for the song 'Truckin'.
The Grateful Dead's ex-manager was arrested for embezzling $70,000 from the band.
Ron 'Pigpen' McKernen of the Grateful Dead passed away on this date.
The Grateful Dead recorded a concert at the pyramids in Egypt.
Keith Godchaux of The Grateful Dead, died four days after his 32nd birthday as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident.
The Grateful Dead released it's album 'In The Dark'.
Jerry Garcia, of the Grateful Dead, opened a series of solo shows on Broadway.
Brent Mydland, the fourth keyboardist for the Grateful Dead, died of a drug overdose on this day.
Bruce Hornsby began filling in on keyboard for The Grateful Dead following the death of Brent Mydland.
Jerry Garcia crashed a rented BMW into a guardrail near Mill Valley, CA. He was unhurt.
Jerry Garcia, longtime leader of The Greatful Dead, dies today from a heart attack.
The surviving members of the Grateful Dead announced they were disbanding. Jerry Garcia, the founder of the group, had died the previous August.