1963 – The Rolling Stones’ second single, “Poison Ivy,” is withdrawn.
1963 – Behind the Music star – and we do mean “star” – and Poison guitarist C.C. DeVille is born in Brooklyn, N.Y.
1959 – Poison drummer Rikki Rocket is born in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
1959 – The Coasters record “Poison Ivy.” The Leiber/Stoller song later goes to No. 7.
1958 – Bass player Bobby Dall, better known as the quiet one in Poison, is born in Florida.
1938 – Robert Johnson died three days after he was poisoned by the jealous husband of a woman he began seeing during a stint at the Three Forks juke joint in Greenwood, Mississippi. http://www.thisdayinrock.com/?p=9081