This Day in Music History

4 Sep 1987

todaySeptember 4, 2022

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Mike Joyce drummer with The Smiths, quit the band saying that ‘the present role within the group had been fulfilled’. In 1996, Joyce sued former Smiths’ colleagues Johnny Marr and Morrissey for an equal share of performance and recording royalties. Joyce won the case and was awarded damages of around one million pounds.

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3 Sep 1783

Treaty of Paris signed The American Revolution officially comes to an end when representatives of the United States, Great Britain, Spain and France sign the Treaty of Paris on September 3, 1783. The signing signified America’s status as a free nation, as Britain formally recognized the independence of its 13 former American colonies, and the boundaries of the new republic were agreed upon: Florida north to the Great Lakes and […]

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