One Direction in History

Events in Music

Music History

2010-07-23 One Direction is formed during the X Factor show as Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson join together

Film Premiere

2013-08-20 "One Direction: This Is Us" 3D concert film of One Direction directed by Morgan Spurlock premieres in London

Music Awards

2014-11-23 42nd American Music Awards: One Direction, Sam Smith and Katy Perry win

  • 2015-03-25 British musician Zayn Malik announces he is leaving the band One Direction
  • 2015-11-22 43rd American Music Awards: Ed Sheeran, Arianna Grande, One Direction & Luke Bryan win
  • 2017-05-12 Former One Direction singer Harry Styles releases his self-titled debut solo album

Birthdays in Music

Zayn Malik

1993-01-12 Zayn Malik, British pop singer (One Direction, 2010-15 - "Story Of My Life"; solo -"Pillowtalk"), born in Bradford, England

  • 1993-08-29 Liam Payne, English pop singer (One Direction- "What Makes You Beautiful"), born in Wolverhampton, England
  • 1993-09-13 Niall Horan, Irish Pop singer (One Direction - "What Makes You Beautiful"), born in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland

Harry Styles

1994-02-01 Harry Styles, British pop singer (One Direction - "What Makes You Beautiful"; solo - "Sign of the Times"), born in Redditch, England