On This Day In Queen History – 1 February

In 1969 – The Art played Kibworth Village Hall, Leics UK.
In 1970 – Brian May and Professor Ken Leay went to Testa Grigia, Switzerland, to study zodiacal radiation.
In 1976 – Queen played Tower Theater, Philadelphia, USA. (2nd show)
In 1977 – Queen played Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada.

Freddie - Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto 1 Feb 1977
Freddie – Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto 1 Feb 1977

In 1978 – Queen left manager John Reid, signing severance agreement in back of Freddie’s Rolls Royce during break in filming of ‘We Will Rock You’/‘Spread Your Wings’ in Roger Taylor’s back garden of his home, Surrey, UK.
In 1979 – Queen played Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany.

Don’t Stop Me Now (Queen-Live In Cologne: 2/1/1979)

In 1981 – Roger was finishing his first solo album “Fun In Space” – cover by Hypgnosis,
In 1984 – Queen awarded Silver for ‘Radio Ga Ga’ UK sales.
In 1991 – Queen awarded Silver and Gold for ‘Innuendo’ UK sales.
In 1991 – Brian May and Roger Taylor travelled to USA to promote ‘Innuendo’.
In 1994 – Greenpeace released album “Alternative NRG” [CD] ft Brian May on Soundgarden’s ‘New Damage’ track. [mp3]

Alternative NRG

In 2001 – Booking first opened for “We Will Rock You – The Musical”, Dominion Theatre, London.
In 2003 – Roger Taylor signed Daily Mirror’s petition against Iraq War (172,000 signatures). Roger said “We should not be part of this war.

Daily Mirror - No War

In 2004 – “Food That Rocks: Favourite Recipes from the World of Music” cookery book ft a recipe contributed by Brian May, first available in the UK. [AMAZON]

Food That Rocks

In 2011 – Brian May featured on track ‘Tanto Amor No Es Bueno’ of Momo Cortes’ album release “Constant Contradiccion”.
In 2012 – Brian May wrote on his SOAPBOX on his website that new tracks with Kerry Ellis “evolving fast”, and shared thoughts on Bristol “A Village Lost And Found” talk and book signing held at the West of England Academy on 26 January 2012 .

Stereo Annie and Laura with Brian

In 2013 – The Queen Extravaganza 2013 Tour played Imperial Theatre, St John, NB.
In 2014 – The Official International Queen Fan Club celebrates its 40th anniversary. This makes the Queen Fan Club the oldest fan club in the world.
In 2015 – In 2015 – Brian May and Roger Taylor met the Vienna cast of We Will Rock You. – and “One Vision” Exhibition, Vienna, closed.
In 2015 – 08.00 AM: The 18 Queen + Adam Lambert Trucks were unloaded and the stage set up in the Wiener Stadthalle began. Queen + Adam Lambert landed at 15.30 at the private airport of Vienna Schwechat.
In 2015 – Queen + Adam Lambert played Wiener Stadthalle – Halle D, Vienna.

Brian May - Vienna 1 Feb 2015

In 2016 – Brian May & Kerry Ellis gave interviews for the Italian press to promote “One Voice – The Tour!”; and were are in the studio to record a new song.
In 2016 – Brian May wrote a personal obituary on his SOAPBOX HERE to Sir Terry Wogan who died the previous day.
In 2017: “How Queen + Adam Lambert Are Keeping Freddie Mercury’s Legacy Alive” article published Rolling Stone Magazine with an interview on N American Summer Tour 2017.