The Beatles

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  • John Lennon's Birth day

    John Winston Lennon was born to Julia and Fred Lennon at Oxford Maternity Hospital in Liverpool.
  • Paul McCartney's Birth Day

    James Paul McCartney was born at Walton General Hospital in Liverpool.
  • George Harrison's Birth Day

    George Harrison wa born in Liverpool, in his family home.
  • John Lennon Starts high school

    Lennon enters Quarry Bank High School.
  • John Lennon forms "The Quarry Men"

    John Lennon forms “the quarry men” and performs whats known in England as “skiffle”.
  • John and Paul meet after a Quarry Men performance, and find they have similar music intrests.

    The Quarry men perform, and after the performance John and Paul met, and found they have very similar music intrests.
  • John Lennon commences studies at the Liverpool College of Art

  • The Quarry Men perform at "The Cavern"

  • Quarry Men perform at Wilson Hall, Where George Harrison decides to join the men

  • John's mother Julia Lennon was fatally struch down by a car driven by a off duty police officer, At the end of this event, John became more bitter and cynical about his own life.

  • Band chosen as a backing group for Johnny Gentle

  • The Quarry Men perform at the Casbah on opening night

  • Ringo Starr begins drumming for Rory Storm and the Hurricanes

  • The Quarry Men change their name to The Silver Beetles

  • New stage name as "The Beatles" and first performance at the Indra Club in Hamburg Germany.

  • Boys luck in Hamburg runs out. George Harrison is deported for working underage in a night club, McCartney and drummer Pete Best are arrested for pinning sexual paraphernailia to a brick wall, and lighting it on fire and are forced to leave Germany.

  • The Beatles go back to Hamburg Germany

  • Beatles perform as a back up band forTony Sheridan

  • Return from Hamburg

  • Beatles make first appearance on BBC's light programmes "Teenagers Turn"

  • Beatles and Brian Epstein officially sign a record deal

  • Pete Best is replaced by Ringo Starr

  • John Lennon marries Cynthia Powell

  • Beatles begin their third Abbey Road sessinon and record Love Me Do

  • Beatles begin their second recording session at Abbey Road

  • Beatles leave for their final trip to Hamburg. They performed at the Star-Club

  • Beatles begin concert tour in Scotland

  • Beatles appear for the last time at The Cavern

  • Beatles arrive at Kennedy Airport greeted by over 3,000 fans

  • Beatles debut on the Ed Sullivan Show in NY.

  • Beatles first concert appearance in the US

  • Beatles return to England

  • Ringo Starr collapses from tonsillitis and pharyngitis

  • Beatles begin Australian tour at Adelaide.

  • Ringo meets with Beatles in Melbourne after recovering

  • Ringo Starr marries hairdresser Maureen Cox

  • Beatles largest crowd suring a concert at Shea Stadium, New York

  • John Lennon meets Yoko Ono

  • Paul McCartney meets his future wife Linda Eastman at the Bag O'Nails

  • Brian Epstein dies in his home from drug overdose of sleeping pills.

  • Ringo Starr walks out on the band while recording the "White Album"

  • Cynthia Lennon sues John Lennon for divorce

  • Beatles begin filming Let It Be

  • George Harrison walks out on the band while working on "Let It Be"

  • John Lennon and Yoko Ono get married

  • Beatles begin recording Abbey Road album

  • The last time all four Beatles would record together in studio.

  • Last photo session of the Beatles together

  • "Paul Is Dead Hoax" starts in America

  • John Lennon announces that he is leaving the band

  • Paul McCartney begins legal procedures to end the Beatles partnership

  • Beatles bodyguard Mal Evans dies from police gunfire

  • George and Pattie Harrison are divorced

  • George Harrison marries Olivia Arias

  • Paul McCartney arrested in Japan for 10 days for possession of marijuana

  • John Lennon is gunned downed by a deranged fan who wassentenced to life imprisonment on August 21, 1981

  • Ringo marries actress Barbara Bach

  • Linda McCartney passes away.

  • George and Olivia Harrison are attacked in their home. The suspect is charged with two counts of attempted murder.

  • George Harrison treated for cancer

  • George Harrison dies. Succumbed to cancer at 58 years old.

  • Paul McCartney marries Heather Mills

  • George Harrison's attacker is released on conditional discharge

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