“Way Back When” TODAY!

WAY BACK WHEN for Monday, May 9, 2022

1508 Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo began his work on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican. He completed the masterpiece 5 years later.

1869, America’s First Transcontinental Railroad was finished.  The final spike, a Golden Spike, was put in the ground at Promontory Summit, Utah.

1983 the last first-run episode of Laverne and Shirley aired.


 Music History:

1963 The Rolling Stones recorded their first release, a Chuck Berry song called ‘Come On’, at Olympic Studios, London. It would be released in June by Decca Records.


 Notable Birthdays:

U2’s Bono is 62

Classic Rocker Dave Mason 76

60’s Singer Donovan 76



Credit to:

Thisdayinmusic.com and Thisdaytrivia.com