In the morning The Beatles were driven in a fleet of Mercedes cars, flanked by police on motorcycles, to Munich railway station. From there a special train took The Beatles from Munich to Essen for two shows at the Grugahalle.
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The Beatles’ brief 1966 tour of West Germany, Japan and the Philippines began on this day, with two concerts at the Circus-Krone-Bau in Munich, Germany.
The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein announced on this day the group’s plans to tour Germany, Japan, the Philippines and the United States.
The Beatles’ final UK tour ended with two concerts at the Capitol Cinema in Cardiff, Wales. They had previously performed at the venue on 27 May 1963 and 7 November 1964.
The Beatles’ final two London concerts took place before hugely enthusiastic audiences.
The Beatles played four concerts in London over two days during their final UK tour. The first two took place at the Hammersmith Odeon on this day.
The Beatles’ drove through torrential rain for their final concerts in Birmingham, England.
The Beatles performed two shows at this venue, which they visited for the first time on this occasion.
These were The Beatles’ final two shows at this venue, which was later renamed the Apollo. They had previously performed twice at the venue, on 20 November 1963 and 14 October 1964.
The Beatles’ final two live concerts in Liverpool took place on this evening at the city’s Empire Theatre.
The Beatles had a tough drive through snow to get to their two concerts at the City Hall in Newcastle. It was the fourth and final occasion they visited the venue.
In the morning of 22 August 1965 The Beatles held a press conference at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, before flying to Portland, Oregon.
The Beatles performed just one concert in Minnesota, at the Old Met stadium in Minneapolis before 25,000 people.
The Beatles performed two shows at the White Sox Park in Chicago, at 3pm and 8pm. The first concert was seen by 25,000, and the second drew a crowd of 37.000.
The Beatles performed two shows at the Sam Houston Coliseum in Houston, Texas, each of which was seen by 12,000 fans.
The Beatles performed two shows at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada, on this day. They had previously played at the venue on 7 September 1964, and returned for a third and final time on 17 August 1966.
This day had initially been set aside as a rain check date for The Beatles’ concert at Shea Stadium the previous day. Fortunately the weather remained good, allowing them a rest day in New York City.
The Beatles spent much of this day rehearsing at the Saville Theatre in London. The theatre was run by Brian Epstein‘s NEMS Enterprises.
The Beatles’ 1965 European Tour ended on this day, with a concert at the Plaza de Toros Monumental in Barcelona, Spain. The group took to the stage at 10.45pm.
The Beatles performed just once concert in Madrid in Spain. It took place at the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, the city’s bullring, where Brian Epstein had watched a bullfight on the previous day.