The U.S. Senate approves America's participation in the United Nations, the "Million Dollar Quartet" jams at Sun Studios, Led Zeppelin disbands, and Pan Am collapses, all on this day.
1971: The Montreux Casino in Switzerland is set ablaze by someone wielding a flare gun during a Frank Zappa concert. The incident would later be memorialized in the Deep Purple song "Smoke on the Water."
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