U2 in History

Events in Music


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1976-09-25 Bono, David Evans, his brother Dik and Adam Clayton respond to an advertisement on a bulletin board at Mount Temple posted by fellow student Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band, which would eventually become U2

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  • 2013-07-17 U2 singer Bono is made a Commandeur of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

Birthdays in Music

  • 1960-03-13 Adam Clayton, English-Irish musician and rock bassist (U2-I Will Follow), born in Chinnor, England

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1960-05-10 Bono [Paul Hewson], rocker (U2-Joshua Tree), born in Dublin, Ireland

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  • 1961-08-08 The Edge, [Dave Evans], rock guitarist (U2-I Will Follow), born in London, England
  • 1961-10-31 Larry Mullen Jr, rock drummer (U2-I Will Follow), born in Dublin, Ireland

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

1982-08-21 U2 lead singer Bono (22) weds activist and businesswoman Ali Hewson (21)

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Deaths in Music

  • 1992-07-22 David Wojuarowicz, artist (U2 album cover), dies of AIDs at 37