From The Harry Chapin Wiki
On this day:
- 1942 - Harry Chapin was born in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY.
- 1972 - Rolling Stone's Stephen Holden reviews Sniper and Other Love Songs noting "What does him in is his own overweening self-pity..."
- 1976 - Harry Chapin performed two shows with brother Tom at the University of Illinois Auditorium.
- 1987 - The Harry Chapin Tribute Concert at Carnegie Hall was held in honor of Harry being awarded the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal.
- 2009 - Steve Chapin releases an album of Christian-oriented music for children titled Welcome to My World.
- 2010 - Cat's in the Cradle selected for inclusion in the Grammy Hall of Fame.