Roger Daltrey, singer of the group The Who, was born on this day.
Pete Townshend, guitarist and primary songwriter for The Who, was born on this day.
Keith Moon was born on this day.
The Who failed an audition with EMI. They were known as High Numbers at the time.
The Who made their first appearance on the British TV rock show 'Ready Steady Go!'
The Who had their equipment van stolen while purchasing a guard dog at Battersea Dog's Home in England.
The Who began a short tour in Scandinavia. Roger Daltrey punched Keith Moon.
The Who appeared on Britain's 'Ready Steady Go!'
The final show of BBC-TV's 'Ready, Steady Go!' was aired with the Who as special guest.
The Who made its U.S. concert debut in New York.
Bassist John Entwistle for the band The Who, married Alison Wise.
Pete Townshend of The Who married dress designer Karen Astley.
The Who's 'Magic Bus' was released.
Pete Townshend, in an interview with 'Rolling Stone', spoke about a Rock Opera he was writing about a boy who is deaf, dumb and blind and 'sure played a mean game of pinball.' Tommy!
The Who released their first concert record, 'The Who Sell Out'.
The Who performed on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'.
The Who taped a concert at Leeds University in Leeds, England, for their forthcoming album, 'Live at Leeds'.
The Who performed the rock opera Tommy at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
A security guard was stabbed to death at a Who concert in Forest Hills, NY.
The Who headlined the 'Rock At The Oval' festival in London.
The United States Council for World Affairs announced that it was adopting The Who song, 'Join Together' as its official theme.
'Tommy' was performed at London's Rainbow Theatre. The recording of the event was released the next year.
The Who begin a four-night series of concerts at Madison Square Garden, New York. 80,000 tickets were sold in 8 hours.
The film 'Tommy' premiered in London. The movie was based on the rock opera by The Who.
Keith Moon collapsed onstage at the start of a Who concert in the Boston Garden.
The Who broke the Guinness record for the loudest performance by a rock band, when they performed at The Valley football ground (Charlton Athletic Field), at an ear splitting 120 dB, about the volume of a jet engine from 100 ft. away.
Keith Moon performed for the last time with The Who.
The Who and some companions were jailed overnight for $6,000 worth of destruction they imposed on a hotel room after a show.
Keith Moon, drummer of The Who, dies from a drug overdose from a prescription drug.
Kenney Jones, of Faces, becomes the drummer for The Who. He replaced Keith Moon who had died a couple of months earlier.
Following the death of drummer Keith Moon, The Who introduced his replacement, Kenny Jones.
The film biography of The Who, 'The Kids Are Alright,' was premiered in New York.
The Who made their first U.S. concert appearance without Keith Moon. Kenney Jones replaced him on drums.
The Who's movie 'Quadrophenia' opened.
At Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum eleven Who fans were trampled to death in the rush to gain admittance for general (unreserved) seats to the band's concert.
The Who play the 'last concert of our farewell tour' at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens.
The Who officially disbanded.
The Who (without Keith Moon) reunited for their 25th anniversary at a London awards ceremony.
The Who started their highly successful U.S. Tour in Toronto, at the same venue where they had played their farewell performance in 1982.
The Who performed 'Tommy' at the Universal Amphitheatre with special guests Steve Winwood, Elton John, Phil Collins, Patti LaBelle and Billy Idol.
The Who's Pete Townshend confessed his bisexuality to Newsweek.
'The Who's Tommy' opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre.
The Who's John Entwistle is found dead in his hotel room in Las Vegas. He has cocaine in his system, and the death is ruled accidental. He is 57.