On this day in 1966: John meets Yoko

BY newsdesk  November 9, 2013 at 12:08 PM EDT

Yoko Ono's Yes

Beatles experts might dispute the actual date, but John Lennon recalled November 9, 1966 as the date when he first met Yoko Ono. What’s not up for debate is the experience he had visiting her art exhibit at the Indica Gallery in London.

Lennon was won over by a tiny painting on the ceiling — visible only at the top of the ladder with a magnifying glass. It was the word “yes.”

You can see images from Yoko Ono’s 1966 exhibition on her Flickr page.