01-04-1989Sweet Children officially change their name to Green Day this month
03-04-1989Green Day release their first EP 1,000 Hours
03-04-1995'She' is released as a single from Dookie
03-04-2005Juno Awards: Best International Album of the Year - American Idiot (Won)
03-04-2020Green Day release Otis Big Guitar Mix EP
06-04-1998Nimrod is certified Gold in the US (500,000 units)
06-04-1998Nimrod is certified Platinum in the US (1 million units)
06-04-2001Green Day perform 'Waiting' & 'Platypus (I Hate You)' on The Howard Stern Radio Show
06-04-2020Billie Joe performs his cover of 'I Think We're Alone Now' on The Tonight Show
07-04-1989The band performs as Sweet Children for the final time at Veterans Memorial Center in Davis, CA
09-04-2005Green Day perform 'Boulevard Of Broken Dreams' & 'Holiday' on Saturday Night Live
12-04-2018Billie Joe's side project The Longshot release The Longshot EP
13-04-1990Green Day release 39/Smooth, their first studio album
13-04-2019Green Day Live! Woodstock 1994 is released for Record Store Day
14-04-1989The band plays their first show using the name Green Day at Club Psycospecific in San Francisco, CA
14-04-2012Green Day perform 'Letterbomb' at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremonies
16-04-2009'Know Your Enemy' is released as a single from 21st Century Breakdown
16-04-2011Green Day release their cover of 'I Don't Wanna Know If You're Lonely' for Record Store Day
16-04-2015Sweet Children re-unite to open for Green Day playing 11 songs with original drummer John Kiffmeyer at the House Of Blues in Cleveland, OH
18-04-1992Jason Andrew Relva dies of injuries sustained in a car crash. Mike Dirnt later writes the song 'J.A.R.' about him.
18-04-2015Green Day elected to the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
18-04-2015Green Day perform 'American Idiot', 'When I Come Around', 'Basket Case' & The Beatles cover 'I Wanna Be Your Man' ft Ringo Star at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremonies
18-04-2020Billie Joe performs 'Wake Me Up When September Ends' on One World: Together At Home
19-04-2014Green Day release Demolicious compilation for Record Store Day
20-04-1995Dookie is certified 7x Multi-Platinum in the US (7 million units)

American Idiot: The Original Broadway Cast Recording is released

20-04-2010The American Idiot musical officially opens on Broadway at the St. James Theatre
20-04-2018Billie Joe's side project The Longshot release Love Is For Losers
20-04-2021Billie Joe is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his audiobook Welcome To My Panic
22-04-2008Green Day's side project Foxboro Hot Tubs release Stop Drop And Roll!!!
22-04-2018Billie Joe's side project The Longshot release the Razor Baby EP
22-04-2018Billie Joe's side project The Longshot release the Return To Sender EP
22-04-2021Billie Joe is featured on Audible’s Words + Music series for an audiobook called Welcome To My Panic
23-04-2016The movie Ordinary World, featuring Billie in the lead role, premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival
23-04-2020Green Day postpone all their European concert dates due to the ongoing COVID pandemic
24-04-2001Green Day perform a 9 song set on Musique Plus
25-04-1997Green Day release Foot In Mouth live EP
26-04-2001Green Day perform 'Waiting' on The Late Show with David Letterman
28-04-2001Green Day perform 'Waiting' & 'When I Come Around' at the California Music Awards
28-04-2020Billie Joe performs his cover of ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ with his sons as his backing band on the Late Late Show with James Corden