Friday, 16th February 2018
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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 16th February 2018

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 16th February, the following concerts and events took place. Including the birth of original guitarist Pete Willis in 1960 who celebrates his 58th birthday today.

The band only played one show on his birthday in Aylesbury 1980 when he turned 20.

Read more about this event anniversary.

Also 29 years ago on this day in 1989 Steve Clark played with Def Leppard for the last time in England when the band performed 'Rocket' on Top Of The Pops.

Read more about this appearance anniversary and watch the video.

The band were due to play a show tonight in Brooklyn, NY but was postponed on 1st February and later cancelled.

On this day in 2011 Vivian Campbell played a show with Thin Lizzy in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Read more about this live show anniversary and view video footage/photos.

Later tonight Phil Collen plays another show on the G3 Tour with Joe Satriani and John Petrucci in New York, NY.

As of 2018, Def Leppard have played 3 times on this date.

Phil Collen 2018.
2018 - Live Concert / Phil Collen

Beacon Theatre, New York, NY, USA

Summer Tour 2016.
2016 - Live Concert / Cancelled

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Thin Lizzy 2011.
2011 - Live Concert / Thin Lizzy (Vivian Campbell)

Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Rocket 1989.
1989 - TV Performance

Rocket - Top Of The Pops, UK

Pyromania 1983.
1983 - Live Concert

Salle Europa, Metz, FRANCE

On Through The Night 1980.
1980 - Live Concert

Friars, Aylesbury, ENGLAND

Pete Willis.
1960 - Pete Willis's 58th birthday

Born On This Day In 1960 In Sheffield, ENGLAND

Use the previous news links to go back through each day in history to June 2011.

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