This Day In U2 History

May 22

World Events

  • The first of two days of filming a video for “Last Night on Earth“ in Kansas City. (1997)
  • Northern Ireland votes “Yes” to the peace accord known as the Good Friday Agreement. (1998)
  • Ireland votes in two referendums, one of them extends civil marriage rights to same-sex couples. (2015)

Promotional U2 Videos Released on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • Hope & Anchor, London, England (1980) [U2]
  • City Limits, Syracuse, NY, USA (1981) [U2]
  • Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis, MN, USA (1983) [U2]
  • Forum Di Assago, Milan, Italy (1992) [U2]
  • Estadio Vicente Calderon, Madrid, Spain (1993) [U2]
  • Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (1997) [U2]
  • Richard Akwei Memorial Basic School, Accra, Ghana (2002) [Bono] While Bono is on a tour of Africa he sings at a school in Ghana.
  • Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA (2005) [U2]
  • US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA (2015) [U2]
  • United Center, Chicago, IL, USA (2018) [U2]

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