On This Day in Queen History – 28 February

In 1969 – Smile played the Athletic Club, Richmond, UK.
In 1976 – Queen played the Dane County Coliseum, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
In 1979 – Queen played Pavillon De Paris, Paris, France.
In 1981 – Queen played Estadio José Amalfitani de Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In 1984 – “The Works” released in the USA.
In 1986 – Queen shoots promo video for “A Kind Of Magic”.

A Kind of Magic
A Kind of Magic

In 1988 – The Cross played The Mayfair, Newcastle, UK.
In 1993 – The Brian May Band played the Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
In 1996 – I Was Born To Love You released Japan – and Hollywood Records released Canadian promo one-track CD ‘I Was Born To Love You’ (Canadian Promo edit).
In 2000 – Queen released “Princes Of The Universe” Enhanced CD single, with CD-ROM materials. [Amazon]

Princes Of the Universe CD
Princes Of the Universe CD

In 2012 – Queen announced they would perform with Adam Lambert at the Olympic Arena, Moscow, Russia, 30 June 2012.
In 2012 – ‘Days Of Our Lives’ – The Definitive Documentary Of The World’s Greatest Rock Band’ by Rhys Thomas and Simon Lupton, nominated for a Golden Rose Award.
In 2012 – Announced that Roger Taylor on BBC World Service the following day (29.02.2012), on the occasion of the BBC World Service’s 80th Anniversary, Roger being guest of William Orbit in a live broadcast from Bush House and perform ‘Radio GaGa’.
In 2012 – Brian May donated a signed “Mini May Red Special Guitar” for charity auction in aid of a 12-year-old St Albans boy, suffering from neuroblastoma cancer.
In 2012 – The musical “We Will Rock You” currently held a visitor record of 13 million visitors worldwide.
In 2012 – Announced that “Ready Steady Go! Mercury Rising” with many previously unpublished photos to be published April 2012 “Classic Rock” – photos from book “Queen On Camera – Off Guard” by Mark Hayward.
In 2013 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis working on new songs in Roger Taylor’s studio and rehearsing for the launch of “Tiger Tracks”.
In 2013 – “M Magazine” published an interview with Brian May about Queen. READ HERE
In 2013 – “We Will Rock You” 10th Anniversary World Arena Tour opened at Hartwell Arena, Helsinki, Finland – showing till 03.03.2013.
In 2014 – “Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures in Hell” exhibition shown at the “Victorian Oddities Art Exhibition”, City Hall, Cape Town through until 02.03.2014.
In 2014 – Brian May and dairy farmer Phil Latham interviewed on BBC News.

Brian May BBC News
Brian May BBC News

Brian May & Phil Latham on Leaked Badger Cull Report BBC NEWS 28 Feb 2014

In 2016 – Brian May & Kerry Ellis – One Voice The Tour 2016, Auditorium Parco Della Musica – Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy.
In 2018 – Queen + Adam Lambert Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia.