Green Day in History

Events in Music

Music History

1990-10-17 Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong drops out of school to pursue a career in music

Album Release

2004-09-21 Green Day release their album "American Idiot" in the US

Live 8 Concert

2005-07-02 Live 8 concert at the Victory Column in Tiergarten Park, Berlin, Germany; performers include Green Day; a-ha; Brian Wilson, Roxy Music, Audioslave, and Herbert Grönemeyer

Hall of Fame

2015-04-18 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band; Green Day; Joan Jett and the Blackhearts; Lou Reed; Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble; Bill Withers; The "5" Royals; and Ringo Starr


Birthdays in Music

Billie Joe Armstrong

1972-02-17 Billie Joe Armstrong, American singer and musician (Green Day - "Basket Case"; "American Idiot"), born in Oakland, California

Mike Dirnt

1972-05-04 Mike Dirnt [Pritchard], American rock bassist (Green Day - "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"), born in Berkeley, California

  • 1972-12-09 Tré Cool, German-born American drummer (Green Day), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1973-11-11 Jason White, American punk rock guitarist (Green Day), born in North Little Rock, Arkansas

Weddings in Music

Billie Joe Armstrong

1994-07-02 "Green Day" vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong (22) weds Adeline Records co-owner Adrienne Nesser (24)

Mike Dirnt

2009-03-14 Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt (36) weds Brittney Cade at a private ceremony in Ojai, California