Here's what happened on this date in country music history.

In 2000, #1 on the Billboard country singles chart "Cowboy Take Me Away" by the Dixie Chicks.   And in 1994, John Michael Montgomery's "I Swear".

Happy birthday to "Redneck Crazy" singer, Tyler Farr, born in 1984 in Garden City, Missouri.  One of country's leading ladies, Sara Evans, was born in 1971 in Boonville, Missouri.