Jimi Hendrix is born.
John 'Mitch' Mitchell drummer for Jimi Hendrix Experience was born on this day.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience played its debut concert in Paris.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience made its London performance debut at the Bag O' Nails Club.
Jimi Hendrix recorded 'Foxy Lady'.
Jimi Hendrix released his first single, 'Hey Joe'.
Jimi Hendrix recorded 'Purple Haze'.
Jimi Hendrix began his British tour with Cat Stevens.
At London's Finsbury Park Astoria, The Jimi Hendrix Experience were on stage when Hendrix squirted his cigarette lighter fuel over his solid-body guitar, which he then set on fire with resulting audio and visual effect, not to mention contravention of the theatre's fire regulations.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience signed their first American record deal on this day in 1967. Their first album 'Are You Experienced' went on to peak at number 5 on the US charts.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience made its debut performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in California.
Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze' was released.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience's 'Foxy Lady' was released.
The Daily Mirror of London reported that Jimi Hendrix had moved into the London townhouse where George Frederick Handel was believed to have composed 'Water Music' and 'Messiah'.
Jimi Hendrix returned home to Seattle where he received the key to the city and an honorary high school diploma. He also played for the students of Garfield High School from which he had dropped out.
LIFE magazine called Jimi Hendrix 'the most spectacular guitarist in the world'.
'All Along the Watchtower' was released by Jimi Hendrix.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience was formed in London.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience played its last British concert before breaking up.
Jimi Hendrix was busted at Toronto International Airport for possession of narcotics, but was released on $10,000 bail.
Jimi Hendrix earned the largest paycheck (to that time) for a single show when he earned $125,000 for a single set at the Newport Jazz Festival.
Bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchel quit Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Testifying at his trial for possesion of hashish and heroin in the Toronto Supreme Court, Jimi Hendrix claimed that he had now 'outgrown' drugs. The jury found him not guilty after eight hours of deliberations.
Jimi Hendrix introduced his new Band of Gypsys at a show that was recorded and later released as the live album 'Band of Gypsys'.
Jimi Hendrix played his final gig in his home town of Seattle.
Jimi Hendrix opened his recording studio in New York City.
Jimi Hendrix made his last public appearance at the Isle of Wright Pop Festival in England.
Jimi Hendrix played his last gig in Britain.
Jimi Hendrix made his final public appearance. He appeared with Eric Burdon and War at a club in London. The opening performance was Samuel Barber's 'Antony and Cleopatra'.
Jimi Hendrix tragically succumbs to a life of excess at the age of 27.
Jimi Hendrix is elected to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
At Sotheby's auction house in London, Jimi Hendrix's 1968 white Fender Stratocaster guitar that he used during his appearance at Woodstock sold for over $300,000. The guitar was later sold to the Microsoft co-founder and renowned Hendrix collector, Paul Allen in 1993 in a private sale believed to be worth $1.3 million.
The family of Jimi Hendrix released 56 rare tracks in a 4-CD boxed set, 'The Jimi Hendrix Experience'.
Jimi Hendrix's family won an injunction against a New York-based music production company from releasing recordings that Hendrix had performed.