This Day In U2 History

October 17

U2 History on this Day

  • Originally U2 intended to play a show in Lausanne, Switzerland on this day, but the band cancelled 14 shows early in the tour to give them more time to rehearse the new material. (1984)
  • An Post, the post office in Ireland, launches a series of “Irish Rock Legend” stamps, including one which features U2. (2002)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

  • Inner City Blues Compilation Album by Various Artists (Originally released: 1995-10-17)

U2 Shows on This Day

  • Gigant, Apeldoorn, Netherlands (1980) [U2]
  • Sports Centre, Bracknell, England (1981) [U2]
  • Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany (2015) [U2]

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