Here are some of the events that happened on this day in Country music history:

1961: Patsy Cline suffered serious head injuries and a fractured hip in a car accident in Madison, Tennessee.

1977: the "Ol' Waylon" album by Waylon Jennings was certified Gold.

1980: Alabama's first hit, "My Home's In Alabama," made its chart debut. 1983: John Anderson's single "Swingin'" was certified Gold.

1994: the "Greatest Hits" album by John Anderson was certified Gold.

1996: Toby Keith hit number one with "Does That Blue Moon Ever Shine On You."

1996: Jeff Foxworthy's album "You Might Be A Redneck If?" was certified triple Platinum.

2001: Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.