Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Bo Diddley's songs "I'm A Man" and "Bo Diddley" were inducted into the National Recording Registry.

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Friday, June 5, 2009
City of Gainesville, Florida, officially renamed and dedicated its downtown plaza the "Bo Diddley Community Plaza".
Monday, June 2, 2008
"The Originator", Blues, R&B and Rock ā€˜Nā€™ Roll icon, Blues, Rock and Roll, and Rockabilly halls of fame inductee, Grammy Lifetime Ahievement Award recipient, Bo Diddley died of heart failure at his home in Archer, Florida.
Saturday, June 7, 2008
Funeral, a four-hour "homecoming" service for Bo Diddley, took place. Eric Burdon performed at service.
Saturday, May 12, 2007
Bo Diddley suffered a stroke after a concert in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Sunday, May 13, 2007
Bo Diddley admitted to intensive care in Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
Friday, November 2, 2007
Mississippi Blues Trail marker was established in McComb, Mississippi to honor Blues and Rock 'N' Roll legend Bo Diddley.
Tuesday, May 14, 2002
Little Richard was honored as one of the first three BMI Icons at the 50th annual BMI Pop Awards. He was presented the award along with BMI affiliates Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry.
Sunday, November 11, 2001
Bo Diddley gave a concert at London's Astoria.
Wednesday, April 12, 2000

Bo Diddley filed suit against Nike for using his name and image without permission. Nike was accused of continuing to use his image after a contract expired in 1991.

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