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This Day in the Arts: August 9

1173:

Construction begins on the (Leaning) Tower of Pisa. It will take two centuries to complete.

1483:

The Sistine Chapel opens as the official residence of the Roman Catholic Pope in the Vatican City.

1986:

The Headington Shark, a sculpture depicting a shark embedded head-first in the roof of a house, is erected at 2 New High Street, Headington, Oxford.


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