Today in country music history:
2008 - Martie Maguire of the Dixie Chicks and her husband Gareth welcomed their daughter Harper Rosie Maguire in Austin, TX.
2006 - Jake Owen's debut album, Startin' with Me, was released.
2001 - Sara Evans got her first platinum album certification with Born to Fly.
2000 - Kenny Rogers earned a platinum album certification for She Rides Wild Horses.
1995 - Charlie Rich died.
1992 - Garth Brooks scored a #1 hit with "The River."
1989 - The late Keith Whitley picked up his first gold album for Don't Close Your Eyes.
1987 - Steve Wariner went to number one with "The Weekend."
1950 - Lefty Frizzell recorded "If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time" in his first recording session in Dallas.
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