1963 – The Detours play the Oldfield Hotel in Greenford
1964 – The Who play the Glenlyn Ballroom in Forest Hill
1965 – Radio Luxembourg’s Ready, Steady Radio! was recorded at The Marquee Club and broadcast on May 16.
1966 – The Who play the Corn Exchange in Bristol
1966 – “Substitute” enters the Swedish Kvällstoppen sales chart, peaking at #16
1967 – The Who play in Belfast
1968 – The Who play the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
1969 – The Who play the Grande Ballroom in Detroit, Michigan
1970 – The Who spend five days rehearsing afternoons at the Granada Theatre in Wandsworth in order to inject some of the new songs they have been recording, such as “I Don’t Even Know Myself” and “Water”, into the act
1971 – The Who complete recording “Song Is Over” at Olympic Studios in London. Also recorded this month and early the next are “Baba O’Riley,” “Love Ain’t For Keeping,” “My Wife,” “Behind Blue Eyes,” “Let’s See Action,” “When I Was a Boy,” and “Pure And Easy.”
Listen to “Song is Over” on YouTube here
1977 – Who manager Bill Curbishley presents a contract to producer Sydney Rose and director Tony Klinger to make a documentary about The Who. Unbeknownst to the two signers, the contract is part of an unsuccessful backdoor attempt to remove Jeff Stein as director of the already planned film. Tony eventually joins Sydney as co-producer.
1981 – Pete and Chris Stamp attend a memorial service for The Who’s late manager Kit Lambert at St. Paul’s Church in Covent Garden. It would have been his 46th birthday and was almost exactly 20 years after the memorial service was held for his father Constant at the same church. Pete arranges for the London Symphony Orchestra to perform selections from Tommy and Kit’s favorite piece, Purcell’s “The Gordian Knot Untied.” Pete also delivers one of the eulogies. None of the other members of The Who attend.
1997 – The Who play the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands
2001 – eelpie.com puts The Who’s Aug. 24, 2000 Denver concert up for sale as an unedited mp3 download
2005 – Roger tells the press he will play a surgeon’s assistant in a Battle of Waterloo drama for Britain’s Channel 4. It is released in August as Trafalgar Battle Surgeon. You can watch the show on YouTube here
2007 – Roger attends the launching of Scotland’s first hospital unit for teenage cancer sufferers in Glasgow.
2015 – The Who play the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee
2019 – The Who play Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia