David Brown of the group Santana was born on this day.
Santana's debut album entered the US chart, where it stayed for two years.
Santana began sessions for what many consider to be their breakthrough album 'Abraxas' at Wally Heider Recording Studio, San Francisco, CA.
Santana's 'Black Magic Woman' was released.
'Rolling Stone' reported that Carlos Santana had changed his name to 'Devadip'.
Noted guitarist Carlos Santana presided over a double celebration in San Francisco. On his 39th birthday he was the main attraction at a concert in which ex-members of Santana, the band he founded 20 years before, reunited on stage.
At a press conference in the San Francisco Hard Rock Cafe, Carlos Santana unveiled a limited-edition t-shirt bearing his artwork. He autographed 500 of the shirts for distribution to foreign and domestic markets.
Carlos Santana received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
At the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Carlos Santana received a record-tying eight Grammy's. Michael Jackson set the record back in 1984 when he won awards for 'Thriller'.