This Day In U2 History

July 03

U2 History on this Day

  • Greg Carroll, a longtime assistant to Bono, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Dublin. The loss, and subsequent visit to New Zealand lead the band to writing “One Tree Hill.” (1986)
  • Due to a back injury, U2 had to cancel a planned concert for this day in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Rogers Centre. The date would be rescheduled in early 2011. The entire tour leg was cancelled. (2010)

U2 Shows on This Day

  • Festival Grounds, Torhout, Belgium (1982) [U2]
  • Rock Werchter Festival Grounds, Werchter, Belgium (1983) [U2]
  • Stadio Bentegodi, Verona, Italy (1993) [U2]
  • Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, CT, USA (2018) [U2]