Video: 'Sacco and Vanzetti executed'
(Tuesday, August 23, 1927, 12:11-12:26 a.m. EDT) — Amid protests, Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti died in the electric chair early this morning at Charlestown State Prison in Boston for the murders of two men during a 1920 robbery. Continue reading Anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti executed 90 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 23 1927)
Video: 'The Beatles Not For Sale' (Aug. 22, 1967, at 26:57)
(Tuesday, August 22, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-? BST) — The Beatles held their first recording session since June 26, 1967, today at Chappell Recording Studios in London (EMI Studios was fully booked), working on “Your Mother Should Know” for their next television film and record project, recording eight takes of the backing track and adding two Paul McCartney vocal overdubs. Continue reading The Beatles begin recording ‘Your Mother Should Know’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 22 1967)
(Saturday, August 22, 1987) — “Luka” by Suzanne Vega peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Luka’ by Suzanne Vega peaks at #3 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 22 1987)