Today in country music history:
2010 - Carrie Underwood sang the national at the Super Bowl in Miami. Kenny Chesney, Heidi Newfield and Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts were in the crowd.
2009 - Toby Keith went into the crowd at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center in Pikeville to confront a fan who threw a beer at the stage. The concert-goer was ejected from the venue.
2009 - Taylor Swift's video for "White Horse" premiered.
2004 - Alan Jackson's "Remember When" went to number one.
1994 - Alan Jackson won two American Music Awards, and Reba McEntire, Garth Brooks, Alabama and John Michael Montgomery were also winners.
1963 - Patsy Cline had her final recording session at Nashville's Columbia Recording Studio cutting "He Called Me Baby" and "I'll Sail My Ship Alone."
Garth Brooks - ACM Artist of the Decade for the '90s, best-selling solo artist in U.S. history, "Friends in Low Places," "The Dance"
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