Taylor Swift got her day in Evansville, Indiana, on this date in 2009, Joe Don Rooney (Rascal Flatts) got married in Mexico in 2006 and Tracy Lawrence had an Alibi for everything back in 1993.

Here's the list for Today In Country Music History for 23 April, 2012.

  • Evansville declared Taylor Swift Day as the singer kicked off her first headlining tour at Roberts Stadium with Kellie Pickler opening in 2009. Taylor also received a key to the city.
  • Bearing Light: A Journey To Sudan, a movie featuring Big Kenny, made its premiere during the Nashville Film Festival in 2008.
  • Rascal Flatts guitarist Joe Don Rooney married Tiffany Fallon in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico in 2006.
  • Kenny Chesney's No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems album was released in 2002.
  • Bryan White met actress Erika Page for the first time, during the Sizzlin' Country concert for cystic fibrosis in Los Angeles in 1996. They began dating a year later, and married in 2000.
  • Lari White married Chuck Cannon in 1994.
  • Tracy Lawrence's "Alibis" went to Number One on the country singles chart in 1993.
  • Roy Orbison was born in Vernon, Texas in 1936.



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Dave D.