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Live: Gator Bowl, Jacksonville

The Beatles performed one concert at the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida. It was their only performance in the US state.

Day off in Key West, Florida

The Beatles were to have had a rest day in Jacksonville, Florida, but stayed in Key West until Hurricane Isabel passed.

Travel: Miami to New York to London

To return to England from America, The Beatles flew first from Miami to New York, where they boarded an aeroplane to take them to London. They arrived back the following day.

The Beatles meet Cassius Clay

On this day The Beatles were taken to the training camp of boxer Cassius Clay – later known as Muhammad Ali – who was preparing for his 25 February fight against heavyweight champion Sonny Liston.

Day off in Miami

The day after their second Ed Sullivan Show appearance, The Beatles enjoyed a well-earned day off in Miami, in which they tried water-skiing.