This Day In U2 History

February 21

World Events

  • Ali Hewson is publicly thanked for her work in Chernobyl by the Belarus Ministerial Delegation visiting Ireland. (1998)

U2 History on this Day

  • At the 43rd annual Grammy Awards, U2 wins awards for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. (2001)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • Crescent Hall, Limerick, Ireland (1980) [U2]
  • Théâtre Le Palace, Paris, France (1981) [U2]
  • First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, USA (1982) [U2]
  • Waverley Park, Melbourne, Australia (1998) [U2]
  • Staples Center, Los Angeles, California (2001) [U2]

    U2 perform “Beautiful Day” at the Grammy Awards, and win three awards.

  • New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY, USA (2003) [Bono and The Edge]

    Bono and The Edge perform three songs at the MusiCares Person of the Year Award honoring Bono.

  • Estádio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2006) [U2]
  • O2 World, Berlin, Germany (2009) [U2]

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