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.
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.
U2’s Bono is 62
Classic Rocker Dave Mason 76
60’s Singer Donovan 76
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