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  • 2020: DEATH: Todd Gibson, Race Car Driver, (b. 2020)
  • 2020: EVENT: Spotify's most streamed artist of 2020 was Bad Bunny, its most streamed song "Binding Lights" by The Weekend
  • 2020: DEATH: Alexis Sharkey , Instagram Star , (b. 2020)
  • 2020: DEATH: Arnie Robinson Jr., American athlete (Olympic gold long jump 1976; bronze 1972), dies from a brain tumor at 72
  • 2020: DEATH: Maria Itkina, Russian athlete (9 sprint world records, 60m-400m), dies at 88
  • 2020: EVENT: Actor Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page, reveals he is transgender
  • 2020: EVENT: Chinese robotic spacecraft Chang’e-5 lands on the Moon as part of two-day mission to retrieve rock samples
  • 2020: DEATH: Alexis Sharkey, Instagram Star , (b. 2020)
  • 2020: DEATH: Denis Menke, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1969, 70; Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds), dies at 80
  • 2019: DEATH: Shelley Morrison, American actress (General Hospital, Will & Grace), dies at 83
  • 2019: EVENT: A newly developed apple that can last a year - the Cosmic Crisp goes on sale in Washington State, US
  • 2019: DEATH: Pat Sullivan, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1971, Auburn University; NFL: Atlanta Falcons) and coach (TUC, Samford), dies from cancer at 69
  • 2019: EVENT: British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins season-ending Abu Dhabi GP to claim his 6th F1 World Drivers C'ship by 87 points from team mate Valtteri Bottas; Mercedes' 6th straight Constructors title
  • 2019: EVENT: Earliest traceable patient, a 55-year-old man, develops symptoms of a novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in Wuhan, China
  • 2019: EVENT: Iraqi parliament approves resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi after weeks of unrest and 400 deaths
  • 2019: EVENT: British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins season-ending Abu Dhabi GP to claim his 6th F1 World Drivers C'ship by 87 points from teammate Valtteri Bottas; Mercedes' 6th straight Constructors title
  • 2018: EVENT: Egyptian actress Rania Youssef charged for "inciting debauchery" after wearing see-through dress to Cairo film festival
  • 2018: WEDDING: Singer Nick Jonas (26) and actress Priyanka Chopra (36) marry at Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur, India
  • 2018: EVENT: Syrian shadow puppetry added to UN list of cultural activities in urgent need of saving
  • 2018: DEATH: Kenneth "Ken" Berry, American actor (F Troop, Mayberry RFD, Mama's Family), dies at 85
  • 2018: EVENT: World's first super-high definition 8K television channel by Japanese broadcaster NHK launches
  • 2018: EVENT: Ariana Grande releases the music video to her single "Thank U Next", biggest ever launch on Youtube Premiere
  • 2018: EVENT: British boxer Tyson Fury dominates much of the fight but survives 2 knockdowns to force a split decision draw with defending WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder at the Staples Center, Los Angeles
  • 2018: EVENT: Computer-animated film "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Award Best Animated Film 2019)
  • 2018: EVENT: Violent demonstrations in Paris, France, by yellow-vest movement with 36,000 protesting nationwide
  • 2018: WEDDING: Singer Nick Jonas (26) and actress Priyanka Chopra (36) marry at Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India
  • 2017: EVENT: President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the F.B.I.
  • 2016: DEATH: Elisabeth Carron, American soprano ("The Saint of Bleecker Street"; New York City Opera, 1958-73), dies at 94
  • 2016: EVENT: Gambia presidential election: dictator Yahya Jammeh is defeated by Adama Barrow after 22 years in power
  • 2016: DEATH: Ousmane Sow, Senegalese sculptor, dies at 81
  • 2016: EVENT: Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is declared King of Thailand, succeeding his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej
  • 2016: EVENT: French President Francois Hollande announces he will not seek a 2nd term - 1st modern French leader not to do so
  • 2016: EVENT: UN admits its peacekeepers were responsible for the cholera epidemic in Haiti in 2010 that killed 30,000
  • 2015: DEATH: Jim Loscutoff, American basketball forward (NBA champion (1957, 59–64; Boston Celtics), dies from Parkinson's disease and pneumonia at 85
  • 2015: EVENT: After finishing the season with the largest payroll in MLB history at $298.3 million, the Los Angeles Dodgers are assigned the largest luxury tax bill ever, $43.7 million
  • 2015: EVENT: In the largest deal ever for a MLB pitcher, Boston Red Sox land one of the biggest catches of the off-season, signing free agent David Price for 7 years and $217 million
  • 2015: DEATH: George Benson, Race Car Driver, (b. 2015)
  • 2014: DEATH: (Moisés) "Mario" Abramovich, Argentinian tango and classical violinist (Sexteto Major, 1974-2014), dies at 88
  • 2014: EVENT: "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies", 3rd and final Hobbit film, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in London
  • 2014: EVENT: Utility Claudio Liverziani becomes first 3-time MVP in the Italian Baseball League; 291/.444/.472 season, with 30 HRs and 20 RBI in 38 games for Fortitudo Bologna
  • 2013: DEATH: Martin Sharp, Australian cartoonist, album cover artist songwriter (Cream), and filmmaker, dies of emphysema at 71
  • 2013: DEATH: Richard Coughlan, English drummer, dies from pneumonia at 66
  • 2012: DEATH: Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano opera singer (Britten's "War Requiem"), dies at 85
  • 2012: DEATH: Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano opera singer, dies at 85
  • 2012: EVENT: 8 people are killed and 36 injured after a bus overturns in Bolivia
  • 2012: WEDDING: Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard (33) weds Philadelphia Eagles cheerleader Krystle Campbell in Maui, Hawaii
  • 2012: BIRTHDAY: Sekora Alce , YouTube Star , born in Canada
  • 2012: EVENT: FC Barcelona with 13 wins and a draw sets new La Liga start to Spanish football season record; Lionel Messi scores twice in 5-1 win over Athletic Bilbao; pass Real Madrid's 1991-92 season mark
  • 2012: EVENT: Ukranian Anna Ushenina beats Antoaneta Stefanova of Bulgaria, 3½-2½ in 2 rapid tie breaks to win the World Women's Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
  • 2012: WEDDING: Congressman Joseph Kennedy III (32) weds Lauren Anne Birchfield (28) at the Community Church in Corona del Mar, California
  • 2012: WEDDING: Minnesota Twins baseball catcher Joe Mauer (29) weds Maddie Bisanz at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 2012: BIRTHDAY: Sekora Alce , YouTube Star , born in Canada
  • 2012: DEATH: Rick Majerus, American college basketball coach (5× WAC Coach of the Year; Uni of Utah), dies of heart failure at 64
  • 2012: WEDDING: "X Factor" and "Extra" host Mario Lopez (39) weds actress Courtney Mazza (31) in an outdoor ceremony in Punta Mita, Mexico
  • 2012: BIRTHDAY: Sekora Alce, YouTube Star , born in Canada
  • 2012: EVENT: Enrique Peña Nieto sworn in as President of Mexico
  • 2012: EVENT: Ex-England soccer captain David Beckham leaves LA Galaxy triumphantly with a second MLS Cup winner's medal after a 3-1 win over Houston Dynamo in Carson, CA; final game of a 6-year stint in US
  • 2012: EVENT: Ukrainian Anna Ushenina beats Antoaneta Stefanova of Bulgaria, 3½-2½ in 2 rapid tie breaks to win the World Women's Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
  • 2012: WEDDING: "The Bachelorette" reality star Ashley Hebert weds J.P. Rosenbaum at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California
  • 2011: DEATH: Christa Wolf, German writer (b. 1929)
  • 2011: DEATH: Ragnhild Hveger, Danish swimmer (Olympic silver 400m freestyle 1936; 44 world records 1938-56), dies at 90
  • 2010: DEATH: Alojz Srebotnjak, Slovenian composer, dies at 79
  • 2010: DEATH: Hillard Elkins, American theatre and film producer (b. 1929)
  • 2009: DEATH: Éva Szörényi, Hungarian actress and freedom activist for Hungary, dies at 92
  • 2009: DEATH: Ramses Shaffy, Dutch singer and cabaret actor (Zaak MP, Liefdesbekentenissen), dies at 76
  • 2009: EVENT: Ballon d'Or: FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is named best football player in the world; wins award by a then record margin, 240 points ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid with Barcelona midfielder Xavi 3rd
  • 2009: DEATH: Gustavo Adolfo Palma, Guatemalan singer (b. 1920)
  • 2009: DEATH: Tommy Henrich, American baseball utility (MLB All Star 1942, 1947–50; World Series 1938, 41, 47, 49, 51; NY Yankees), dies of a stroke at 96
  • 2008: EVENT: The US economy has been in recession since December 2007, the National Bureau of Economic Research announces today
  • 2008: BIRTHDAY: Ella Gross, Model , born in United States
  • 2008: DEATH: Joseph B. Wirthlin, American businessmen, religious leader, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church), dies at 91
  • 2008: DEATH: Mikel Laboa, Basque singer and songwriter (b. 1934)
  • 2008: DEATH: Paul Benedict, American actor (Harry-Jeffersons), dies at 70
  • 2008: BIRTHDAY: Ella Gross , Model , born in United States
  • 2008: WEDDING: "CSI" actress Marg Helgenberger (50) divorces actor Alan Rosenberg (58) due to irreconcilable differences after 19 years of marriage
  • 2008: DEATH: Joseph B Wirthlin, American businessmen, religious leader, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church), dies at 91
  • 2007: DEATH: Herb Bryers, Race Car Driver, (b. 2007)
  • 2007: DEATH: Sally L. Smith, American educator and founder (Lab School of Washington), dies at 78
  • 2007: DEATH: Anton Rodgers, British actor (May to December), dies at 74
  • 2007: EVENT: Davis Cup Tennis, Portland, Oregan: Bob and Mike Bryan team to give US an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 4-1) over Russia; beat Nikolay Davydenko and Igor Andreev 7-6, 6-4, 6-2; 32nd US title
  • 2007: EVENT: T. C. Williams High School’s newly constructed basketball court is named after Earl Lloyd
  • 2007: DEATH: Ken McGregor, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ship 1952), dies of stomach cancer at 78
  • 2007: DEATH: Anton Rodgers, British actor (b. 1933)
  • 2006: DEATH: Claude Jade, French actress (Stolen Kisses), dies at 58
  • 2006: EVENT: Canadian jockey Russell Baze becomes North American horse racing's all-time win leader when Butterfly Belle wins 4th race at Bay Meadows, San Mateo, California; 9,531 victories passes record of Laffit Pincay Jr
  • 2006: DEATH: Bruce Trigger, Canadian archaeologist (McGill University) (b. 1937)
  • 2005: BIRTHDAY: Angel Francesca Montano, Instagram Star , born in Manila, Philippines
  • 2005: BIRTHDAY: Nikita Pearl Waligwa , Movie Actress , born in Uganda
  • 2005: DEATH: Gust Avrakotos, American intelligence case officer (b. 1938)
  • 2005: BIRTHDAY: Nikita Pearl Waligwa, Movie Actress , born in Uganda
  • 2005: DEATH: Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), dies at 71
  • 2005: EVENT: Musical "The Color Purple" based on the book by Alice Walker opens on Broadway produced by Oprah Whitney starring LaChanze (Tony Award Best Actress in a Musical)
  • 2005: BIRTHDAY: Angel Francesca Montano , Instagram Star , born in Manila, Philippines
  • 2005: BIRTHDAY: EvanTubeHD , YouTube Star , born in Pennsylvania
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Adelina Dalevska, TikTok Star , born in Russia
  • 2004: DEATH: Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (b. 1911)
  • 2004: DEATH: Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands dies of lung cancer at 93
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Adelina Dalevska , TikTok Star , born in Russia
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Lily Rosenthall , TikTok Star , born in Boca Raton, FL
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Robert Irwin , Reality Star , born in Buderim, Australia
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Robert Irwin, Reality Star , born in Buderim, Australia
  • 2003: DEATH: Buddy Helms, Race Car Driver, (b. 2003)
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Gracie K. , YouTube Star , born in Memphis, TN
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Robert Irwin, Australian TV personality and photographer, born in Buderim, Australia
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Yana Rose, TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Gracie K., YouTube Star , born in Memphis, TN
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Jahi Di'Allo Winston , TV Actor , born in United States
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Presley Ryan , Stage Actress , born in New York
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Presley Ryan, Stage Actress , born in New York
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Zoe Massenti , TikTok Star , born in Italy
  • 2003: DEATH: Eugenio Monti, Italian bobsledder (2 x Olympic gold 2-man, 4-man 1968; World C'ships 9 x gold), dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 75
  • 2003: EVENT: "The Return of the King", 3rd and final film in the Lord of the Rings series, directed by Peter Jackson and starring Elijah Wood and Ian McKellen premieres in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Jahi Di'Allo Winston, TV Actor , born in United States
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Lily Rosenthall, TikTok Star , born in Boca Raton, FL
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Robert Irwin , Reality Star , born in Buderim, Australia
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Yana Rose , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Zoe Massenti, TikTok Star , born in Italy
  • 2003: DEATH: Clark Kerr, first Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley (b. 1911)
  • 2002: EVENT: Davis Cup Tennis, Paris: Mikhail Youzhny beats Paul-Henri Mathieu 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 to give Russia 3-2 win over France; only time in event history that a 2-set deficit turned around in a live 5th rubber of a Final
  • 2002: DEATH: Dave McNally, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1969-70, 72; World Series 1966, 70; Baltimore Orioles), dies from lung cancer at 60
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Aiko, Princess Toshi of Japan
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Aiko, Princess Toshi , Princess , born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Aiko, Princess Toshi, Princess , born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 2001: EVENT: Nicaraguan baseball team wins the Central American Games; Ramon Padilla ends 15 year stint with the national team with 2 homers in the 9-0 finale against Guatemala
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Alina Mour , TikTok Star , born in Germany
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Alina Mour, TikTok Star , born in Germany
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Kyedae Shymko, Twitch Star , born in Canada
  • 2001: DEATH: Ellis R. Dungan, American born Indian film director, dies at 92
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Kyedae Shymko , Twitch Star , born in Canada
  • 2001: DEATH: Ellis R Dungan, American born Indian film director (b. 1909)
  • 2001: EVENT: Captain Bill Compton brings Trans World Airlines Flight 220, an MD-83, into St. Louis International Airport bringing to an end 76 years of TWA operations following TWA's purchase by American Airlines.
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Annabelle Ham, YouTube Star , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Chloe Brockett, Reality Star , born in England
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Justin Ladner , TikTok Star , born in Orange, CA
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Ananya Kittikongkanon , Instagram Star , born in Thailand
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Chloe Brockett , Reality Star , born in England
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Jaren Lewison , TV Actor , born in Dallas, TX
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Mind Nannapas, Pop Singer , born in Thailand
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Sophia Floersch, Race Car Driver, born in Grunwald, Germany
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Truitt Battin , Soccer Player , born in Chicago, IL
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Truitt Battin, American soccer player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Annabelle Ham , YouTube Star , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Mind Nannapas , Pop Singer , born in Thailand
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Nickman888 , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Thaddeus Yan , TikTok Star , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Truitt Battin, Soccer Player , born in Chicago, IL
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Ananya Kittikongkanon, Instagram Star , born in Thailand
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Cole Beckham , TikTok Star , born in Jacksonville, FL
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Sophia Floersch , Race Car Driver , born in Germany
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Andrés Cotrino , TV Actor , born in Colombia
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Lamar Morris , Pop Singer , born in England
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Lamar Morris, Pop Singer , born in England
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Sofya Zhuk , Tennis Player , born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1999: DEATH: Gene Baker, American baseball infielder (MLB All-Star 1955; World Series 1960; Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 74
  • 1999: EVENT: Rapper Jay-Z stabs record executive Lance "Un" Rivera at a night club in New York
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Shai Ron , Pop Singer , born in Israel
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Caffey Namindang, TikTok Star , born in Philippines
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Cat Cardona, YouTube Star , born in Colombia
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Jonah Johnston, Reality Star , born in Georgia
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Key Swag, Rapper , born in Milwaukee, WI
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Ziad Reda , TikTok Star , born in Egypt
  • 1999: DEATH: Fritz Fischer , Teacher , (b. 1999)
  • 1999: DEATH: William "Pop" Gates, American Basketball Hall of Fame guard and coach (Harlem Globetrotters "Legends" Ring 1995), dies at 82
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Andrés Cotrino, TV Actor , born in Colombia
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Jonah Johnston , Reality Star , born in Georgia
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Key Swag , Rapper , born in Milwaukee, WI
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Shai Ron, Pop Singer , born in Israel
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Sofya Zhuk, Tennis Player , born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Ziad Reda, TikTok Star , born in Egypt
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Claudia Weston , Gymnast , born in Australia
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Dina Denoire , Instagram Star , born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1998: DEATH: Albert de Klerk, Dutch organist, composer, and conductor, dies at 81
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Claudia Weston, Gymnast , born in Australia
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Dinadenoire , Instagram Star , born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Abby Howard , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Abby Howard, TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Abby Matt and Abby , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Ali Ezzaidi, YouTube Star , born in Morocco
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Dina Denoire, Instagram Star , born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1998: DEATH: Bertil Nordahl, Swedish soccer midfielder and manager (15 caps; Atalanta; Olympic gold 1948), dies at 81
  • 1998: DEATH: Freddie Young, British cinematographer (Lawrence of Arabia), dies at 96
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Ali Ezzaidi , YouTube Star , born in Morocco
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Bert Edwards , YouTube Star , born in England
  • 1998: EVENT: Exxon announces a $73.7 billion USD deal to buy Mobil, creating Exxon-Mobil, the world's largest company.
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Chae-yeon Jung , Pop Singer , born in Suncheon, South Korea
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Chae-yeon Jung, Pop Singer , born in Suncheon, South Korea
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Dania Vandborg, Blogger , born in Denmark
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: OG Tega, Instagram Star , born in Nigeria
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Patricia Jeannette, TikTok Star , born in El Salvador
  • 1997: EVENT: In their 81st season, Montreal Canadiens become first team in history to play 5,000 NHL games; host the Penguins but lose, 1-0; franchise record 2,625-1,603-772 with .620 winning percentage
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Alana Champion , Instagram Star , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Alana Champion, Instagram Star , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Dania Vandborg , Blogger , born in Denmark
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Ridder van Kooten , TV Actor , born in Baarn, Netherlands
  • 1997: DEATH: Endicott Peabody, 62nd Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1920)
  • 1997: DEATH: Michel Bélanger, French Canadian businessman and banker (b. 1929)
  • 1997: EVENT: Golden State Warriors NBA guard Latrell Sprewell assaults head coach P.J. Carlesimo; suspended for 10 games
  • 1997: EVENT: Westinghouse formally changes its name to CBS
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Ajmal Zahin, Pop Singer , born in Kabul, Afghanistan
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: OG Tega , Instagram Star , born in Nigeria
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Patricia Jeannette , TikTok Star , born in El Salvador
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Ridder van Kooten, TV Actor , born in Baarn, Netherlands
  • 1997: DEATH: Denis Gerald Barrington, artist, dies at 67
  • 1997: DEATH: Denis Gerald Barrington, British artist, dies at 67
  • 1997: DEATH: Stéphane Grappelli, French jazz violinist who founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France, dies at 89
  • 1997: EVENT: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Davenport IA on KORB 93.5 FM
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Ajmal Zahin , Pop Singer , born in Kabul, Afghanistan
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Moonmistix , Digital Artist , born in Slovenia
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Moonmistix, Digital Artist , born in Slovenia
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Zoe Straub, Pop Singer , born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1996: DEATH: Irving Gordon, American songwriter ("Unforgettable"; "Me, Myself, And I"), dies of multiple myeloma cancer at 81
  • 1996: EVENT: South African cricket all-rounder Lance Klusener takes 8-64 on debut in Proteas' 329 run 2nd Test win v India in Kolkata
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Isa Vegas, Model , born in Argentina
  • 1996: DEATH: Barbak Karmal, politician, dies at 67
  • 1996: DEATH: Mohamed Farrah Aidid , Politician , (b. 1996)
  • 1996: WEDDING: Model-actress Angie Everhart (27) weds actor Ashley Hamilton (22) at the Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Isa Vegas , Model , born in Argentina
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Natalie Noel, Instagram Star , born in Lake Forest, IL
  • 1996: DEATH: Babrak Karmal, Afghan politician (General Secretary 1979-86), dies at 67
  • 1996: DEATH: Irving Gordon, songwriter, dies at 81
  • 1996: DEATH: Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Politician , (b. 1996)
  • 1996: EVENT: Flamboyant Australian rugby union winger David Campese ends his 15-year, 101 Test career at Cardiff Arms Park in Wales; Wallabies beat Wales, 28-19; Campese scores record 64 career tries
  • 1996: EVENT: Wayne Gretzky becomes first and only player in NHL history to reach 3,000-point plateau (including playoffs); records an assist in NY Rangers' 6-2 win over Montreal Canadiens at Madison Square Garden
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Natalie Noel , Instagram Star , born in Lake Forest, IL
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Tyler Matthews, Race Car Driver, born in Richlands, NC, USA
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Zoe Straub , Pop Singer , born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1996: EVENT: Davis Cup Tennis, Malmo, Sweden: Arnaud Boetsch beats Sweden's Nicklas Kulti in closest deciding match in Cup history 7-6, 2-6, 4-6, 7-6, 10-8 to give France 3-2 victory
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Mumbo Jumbo , YouTube Star , born in Frimley, England
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Ricky Morales, TikTok Star , born in Costa Rica
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Corinna Kopf , Instagram Star , born in Palatine, IL
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Corinna Kopf, Instagram Star , born in Palatine, IL
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Guillaume Deflandre, Race Car Driver, born in Spa, Belgium
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Johan Papz , YouTube Star , born in France
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Renan Pacheco , Instagram Star , born in Brazil
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Ryder Burgin , YouTube Star , born in North Carolina
  • 1995: DEATH: John Bekaert, Race Car Driver, (b. 1995)
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Evan Hengst , Movie Actor , born in Klerksdorp, South Africa
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Joana Treptow , Journalist , born in Porto, Portugal
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Joana Treptow, Journalist , born in Porto, Portugal
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Lalo Ismail , Instagram Star , born in Syria
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Ricky Morales , TikTok Star , born in Costa Rica
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Emma Corrin , TV Actress , born in England
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Johan Papz, YouTube Star , born in France
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Mumbo Jumbo, YouTube Star , born in Frimley, England
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Renan Pacheco, Instagram Star , born in Brazil
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Ryder Burgin, YouTube Star , born in North Carolina
  • 1995: DEATH: Koos Schuur, Dutch writer, poet (Novemberland), translator, and editor (Het Woord), dies at 79
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Made in Dexel , YouTube Star , born in El Salvador
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Made in Dexel, YouTube Star , born in El Salvador
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Tare Deinne, Instagram Star , born in Nigeria
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Ivy Latimer, TV Actor , born in Australia
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Luis Mercado , YouTube Star , born in Palm Springs, CA
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Luis Mercado, YouTube Star , born in Palm Springs, CA
  • 1994: DEATH: Samia Gamal , Movie Actress , (b. 1994)
  • 1994: DEATH: Samia Gamal, Movie Actress , (b. 1994)
  • 1994: EVENT: Jim Bakker, American televangelist and convicted fraud is released from jail
  • 1994: EVENT: Rapper Tupac Shakur convicted on sexual assault charge, and later sentenced to up to 4 1/2 years in prison
  • 1994: EVENT: Rober Schumanns 2nd Symphony premieres in London
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Ivy Latimer , TV Actor , born in Australia
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Tare Deinne , Instagram Star , born in Nigeria
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Littlesiha , Twitch Star , born in United States
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Littlesiha, Twitch Star , born in United States
  • 1994: EVENT: Ernesto Zedillo innaugrated as president of Mexico
  • 1994: WEDDING: Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere announce they are separating
  • 1994: WEDDING: Cindy Crawford & Richard Gere announce they are seperating
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Fefi Oliveira, TV Actress , born in Venezuela
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Tyler Grosso , Fashion Designer , born in North Carolina
  • 1993: DEATH: Maeve Brennan, Journalist , (b. 1993)
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Murat Sakaoglu , Instagram Star , born in Turkey
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Rendi Jhon Pratama, Soap Opera Actor , born in Medan, Indonesia
  • 1993: DEATH: Maeve Brennan , Journalist , (b. 1993)
  • 1993: EVENT: St Louis Blues' Bob Berry coaches his 800th career NHL game, a 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs in Toronto; also coached LA Kings, Montreal Canadiens & Pittsburgh Penguins
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Drakeo, Rapper , born in California
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Estefany Oliveira , TV Actress , born in Venezuela
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Mariana Jiménez, Model , born in Venezuela
  • 1993: DEATH: Peter John Wood, British session and touring rock keyboardist, and songwriter, dies at 43
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Drakeo , Rapper , born in California
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Fefi Oliveira , TV Actress , born in Venezuela
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Mariana Jiménez , Model , born in Venezuela
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Murat Sakaoglu, Instagram Star , born in Turkey
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Rendi Jhon Pratama , Soap Opera Actor , born in Medan, Indonesia
  • 1993: EVENT: Northwest Airlink plane crashes in Minn, killing 18
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Elisa De Panicis Agnelli, Model , born in Italy
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Marco van Ginkel, Dutch soccer midfielder (8 caps; Vitesse, Chelsea, PSV), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Carlsson , eSports Player , born in Sweden
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Carlsson, eSports Player , born in Sweden
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Caleb Shomo , Rock Singer , born in Westerville, OH
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Caleb Shomo, Rock Singer , born in Westerville, OH
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Danielle Galligan, TV Actress , born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Javier Báez , Baseball Player , born in Bayamon, PR
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Javier Báez, Puerto Rican baseball infielder (MLB All Star 2018-19; Chicago Cubs), born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Selina Dagdag, Sportscaster , born in Philippines
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Danielle Galligan , TV Actress , born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Elisa De Panicis Agnelli , Model , born in Italy
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Javier Báez, Baseball Player , born in Bayamon, PR
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Selina Dagdag , Sportscaster , born in Philippines
  • 1992: EVENT: 2 C-141B Starlifters collide in Montana & crash, 13 die
  • 1992: EVENT: Amy Fisher sentenced 5-15 yrs for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Bil Araújo, Reality Star , born in Brazil
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Ekaterina Naboychenko , Race Car Driver , born in Yekaterinburg, Russia
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Minelly Serrano , Blogger , born in Mexico
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Sina Mehraad , Movie Actor , born in Iran
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Sina Mehraad, Movie Actor , born in Iran
  • 1991: DEATH: Byron Webster, actor (That Man Bolt), dies of AIDS at 58
  • 1991: EVENT: Miami quarterback Dan Marino sets an NFL record when he reaches 3,000 yards passing for the 8th time in his career during Dolphin's 33-14 win over Tampa Bay at Joe Robbie Stadium
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Ekaterina Naboychenko, Race Car Driver , born in Yekaterinburg, Russia
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Ekaterina Normalnaya, Blogger , born in Belarus
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Jiapsi Yáñez , Facebook Star , born in Culiacan, Mexico
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Jiapsi Yáñez, Facebook Star , born in Culiacan, Mexico
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Sun Yang, Swimmer , born in Hangzhou, China
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Tingting ASMR , YouTube Star , born in China
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Tingting ASMR, YouTube Star , born in China
  • 1991: DEATH: George Joseph Stigler, US economist (Nobel 1982), dies at 80
  • 1991: EVENT: "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" closes at Gershwin NYC after 32 performances
  • 1991: EVENT: Nursultan Nazarbayev sworn in as president of Kazakhstan
  • 1991: EVENT: Ukrainian people vote for independence
  • 1991: EVENT: US 75th manned space mission "STS 44" Atlantis 10 lands
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Bil Araújo , Reality Star , born in Brazil
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Ekaterina Normalnaya , Blogger , born in Belarus
  • 1991: EVENT: "Once on this Island" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 469 performances
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Aaron Tura , Journalist , born in Brazil
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: MeisjeDjamila , YouTube Star , born in Netherlands
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: MeisjeDjamila, YouTube Star , born in Netherlands
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Minelly Serrano, Blogger , born in Mexico
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Sun Yang , Swimmer , born in Hangzhou, China
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Sun Yang, Chinese swimmer (Olympic gold 400m, 1,500m 2012, 200m freestyle 2016), born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
  • 1991: DEATH: Byron Webster, British-American actor (That Man Bolt), dies of AIDS at 58
  • 1991: DEATH: George Joseph Stigler, US economist (Nobel Prize 1982), dies at 80
  • 1991: EVENT: Colorado party wins Paraguay parliamentary election
  • 1991: EVENT: Davis Cup Tennis, Lyon: Frenchman Guy Forget upsets Pete Sampras 7-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to clinch a 3-1 final win over the US
  • 1991: EVENT: Reigning US Open champion Payne Stewart wins only 1 hole, but claims the Skins Game at La Quinta and sets record in the process; 3-foot birdie putt at 14th hole earns 8 skins worth $260,000; record for most money won on 1 hole
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Rhys Stanley, Australian Rules Footballer , born in Berri, Australia
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Tomas Tatar, Hockey Player , born in Ilava, Slovakia
  • 1990: DEATH: Simone Melchior Cousteau , Oceanographer , (b. 1990)
  • 1990: EVENT: Hissène Habré of Chad flees to Cameroon
  • 1990: EVENT: New York Knicks center Patrick Ewing scores career high 22 field goals in his 50 point haul in 113-96 win v Charlotte at Madison Square Garden
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: 24hrs , Rapper , born in California
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Chloe Morello, YouTube Star , born in Batemans Bay, Australia
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Josh Parker , Soccer Player , born in Slough, England
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Josh Parker, Soccer Player , born in Slough, England
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Nico Sereba , Pop Singer , born in Norway
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Nico Sereba, Pop Singer , born in Norway
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Santiago Camargo León , Entrepreneur , born in Medellin, Colombia
  • 1990: DEATH: Jan Hendrik de Groot, Dutch co-founder of Vrij Nederland), dies at 89
  • 1990: DEATH: Simone Melchior Cousteau, Oceanographer , (b. 1990)
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: 24hrs, Rapper , born in California
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Chanel Iman, American model (Victoria's Secret Angel), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Chloe Morello , YouTube Star , born in Batemans Bay, Australia
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Sumita Cheetah , Live.me Star , born in Cerritos, CA
  • 1990: DEATH: Patrick Latimer, Race Car Driver, (b. 1990)
  • 1990: EVENT: British & French workers meet in English Channel's tunnel (Chunnel)
  • 1990: EVENT: Lithuania, Estonia & Latvia hold their 1st joint session
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Chanel Iman , Model , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Chanel Iman, Model , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Tomas Tatar , Hockey Player , born in Ilava, Slovakia
  • 1990: DEATH: Jan H de Groot, Dutch co-founder (Vrij Nederland), dies
  • 1990: DEATH: Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Indian diplomat and politician, dies at 90
  • 1990: EVENT: 56th Heisman Trophy Award: Ty Detmer, Brigham Young (QB)
  • 1990: EVENT: Davis Cup Tennis, St. Petersburg, Florida: Rick Leach and Jim Pugh beat Australian pair Pat Cash and John Fitzgerald 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 to clinch an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 3-2) for the US
  • 1990: EVENT: Iraq accepts Bush's offer for talks
  • 1990: WEDDING: Film director John Carpenter (36) weds producer Sandy King
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Jesbely Albarrán , Blogger , born in Venezuela
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Jesbely Albarrán, Blogger , born in Venezuela
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Leyla Hajrovic , Instagram Star , born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1989: EVENT: East Germany drops communist monopoly from its constitution
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Barry Bannan, Soccer Player , born in Airdrie, Scotland
  • 1989: DEATH: Alvin Ailey, US choreographer (Blues Suite, Revelations), dies at 58
  • 1989: DEATH: Heinz Brendel, Race Car Driver, (b. 1989)
  • 1989: DEATH: William "Billy" Lyall, Scottish musician (Bay City Rollers), dies of AIDS-related causes at 36
  • 1989: EVENT: Romanian 5-time Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Nadia Comaneci arrives in NYC requesting political asylum to the United States; granted
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Barry Bannan , Soccer Player , born in Airdrie, Scotland
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Leyla Hajrovic, Instagram Star , born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1989: EVENT: "Day Without Art" - Artists demonstrate against AIDS
  • 1989: EVENT: Mark Langston signs record $3.2 million per year Cal Angels contract
  • 1989: EVENT: USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev meets Pope John Paul II at the Vatican
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Genelle Aimee , Twitch Star , born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Genelle Aimee, Twitch Star , born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Jay Maly, Rapper , born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Zoë Kravitz , Movie Actress , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Zoë Kravitz, Movie Actress , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1988: EVENT: First World AIDS day to raise awareness of the AIDS global epidemic
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Milton CARAGLIO, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Petra Ecclestone, Fashion Designer , born in England
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tatianna , Reality Star , born in Falls Church, VA
  • 1988: EVENT: Benazir Bhutto named 1st female Prime Minister of a Muslim country (Pakistan)
  • 1988: EVENT: NBC bids a record $401 million to capture television broadcasting rights for the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympic Games
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Afonso Padilha, Comedian , born in Brazil
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Jay Maly , Rapper , born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Katty García, TV Actress , born in Manta, Ecuador
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Nadia Hilker , Movie Actress , born in Munich, Germany
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tatianna, Reality Star , born in Falls Church, VA
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tyler Joseph , Rock Singer , born in Columbus, OH
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tyler Joseph, Rock Singer , born in Columbus, OH
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tyler Joseph, American singer-songwriter (Twenty One Pilots), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Zoe Kravitz, daughter of Lisa Bonet & Lenny Kravitz
  • 1988: EVENT: Chinese minister of Foreign affairs Qian Qichen visits Moscow
  • 1988: EVENT: Roy Orbison gives his final concert at The Front Row Theater in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Afonso Padilha , Comedian , born in Brazil
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Katty García , TV Actress , born in Manta, Ecuador
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Mallika Chongvatana , TV Show Host , born in Thailand
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Mallika Chongvatana, TV Show Host , born in Thailand
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Leyla Hajrovic, Instagram Star , born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1989: EVENT: "Day Without Art" - Artists demonstrate against AIDS
  • 1989: EVENT: Mark Langston signs record $3.2 million per year Cal Angels contract
  • 1989: EVENT: USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev meets Pope John Paul II at the Vatican
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Genelle Aimee , Twitch Star , born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Genelle Aimee, Twitch Star , born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Jay Maly, Rapper , born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Zoë Kravitz , Movie Actress , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Zoë Kravitz, Movie Actress , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1988: EVENT: First World AIDS day to raise awareness of the AIDS global epidemic
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Milton CARAGLIO, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Petra Ecclestone, Fashion Designer , born in England
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tatianna , Reality Star , born in Falls Church, VA
  • 1988: EVENT: Benazir Bhutto named 1st female Prime Minister of a Muslim country (Pakistan)
  • 1988: EVENT: NBC bids a record $401 million to capture television broadcasting rights for the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympic Games
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Afonso Padilha, Comedian , born in Brazil
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Jay Maly , Rapper , born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Katty García, TV Actress , born in Manta, Ecuador
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Nadia Hilker , Movie Actress , born in Munich, Germany
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tatianna, Reality Star , born in Falls Church, VA
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tyler Joseph , Rock Singer , born in Columbus, OH
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tyler Joseph, Rock Singer , born in Columbus, OH
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tyler Joseph, American singer-songwriter (Twenty One Pilots), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Zoe Kravitz, daughter of Lisa Bonet & Lenny Kravitz
  • 1988: EVENT: Chinese minister of Foreign affairs Qian Qichen visits Moscow
  • 1988: EVENT: Roy Orbison gives his final concert at The Front Row Theater in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Afonso Padilha , Comedian , born in Brazil
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Katty García , TV Actress , born in Manta, Ecuador
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Mallika Chongvatana , TV Show Host , born in Thailand
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Mallika Chongvatana, TV Show Host , born in Thailand
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Michael WEST, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Nadia Hilker, Movie Actress , born in Munich, Germany
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Petra Ecclestone , Fashion Designer , born in England
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Stuart CARGILL, Soccer Player, born in Scotland
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Zoe Kravitz, American actress (Big Little Lies), daughter of Lisa Bonet & Lenny Kravitz, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1988: EVENT: 596 dead after cyclone hits Bangladesh, half a million homeless
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Brett Hudson, Race Car Driver, born in Owensboro, KY, USA
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Christer YOUSSEF, Soccer Player, born in Sweden
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Moyamoya2121 , Instagram Star , born in Japan
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Salvador REYES, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Vance Joy , Rock Singer , born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1987: DEATH: James Arthur Baldwin, American writer (Another Country), dies at 63
  • 1987: EVENT: Digging begins to link England & France under English Channel
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Giedrius ARLAUSKIS, Soccer Player, born in Lithuania
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Moyamoya2121, Instagram Star , born in Japan
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Sarah Snook, Australian actress (Succession), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Ugo Marchand, Comedian , born in France
  • 1987: DEATH: Donn Fulton Eisele, American Air force officer and astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Michele MASIERO, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1987: DEATH: Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57
  • 1987: DEATH: James Arthur Baldwin, writer (Another Country), dies at 63
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Endy Mesquita , Entrepreneur , born in Brazil
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Ugo Marchand , Comedian , born in France
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Vance Joy, Rock Singer , born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1987: DEATH: Punch Imlach, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame coach and general manager (Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres), dies of a heart attack at 69
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: DeSean Jackson, Football Player , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Gintas PODELIS, Soccer Player, born in Lithuania
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Julia Carbajal Cabrera, YouTube Star , born in Peru
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Tom SHAW, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1986: DEATH: [Irving] Lee Dorsey, American pop and R&B singer (Working in the Coal Mine), dies at 61
  • 1986: DEATH: Horace Heidt, American orchestra leader (Swift Show Wagon), dies at 85
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: DeSean Jackson, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 2009-10, 13; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Mondo Marcio , Rapper , born in Italy
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Mondo Marcio, Rapper , born in Italy
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Samar Matoussi , TV Show Host , born in Tunisia
  • 1986: EVENT: Musée d'Orsay opens in Paris
  • 1986: EVENT: Paul McCartney releases "Only Love Remains"
  • 1986: DEATH: Jim Metzler, Race Car Driver, (b. 1986)
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: DeSean Jackson , Football Player , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Matti Haapoja , YouTube Star , born in Finland
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Matti Haapoja, YouTube Star , born in Finland
  • 1986: DEATH: Bobby Layne, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback (NFL champion 1952-53, 57; 6 x Pro Bowl; Detroit Lions), dies of cardiac arrest at 59
  • 1986: DEATH: Horace Heidt, orchestra leader (Swift Show Wagon), dies at 85
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Janelle Monae , Soul Singer , born in Kansas City, KS
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Marko KRASIC, Soccer Player, born in Serbia
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Philip DeFranco, YouTube Star , born in New York City, NY
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Rebekah Shelton , Reality Star , born in Brazil
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Jillian Meyers , Dancer , born in Oregon
  • 1985: EVENT: Noraly Beyer becomes Neth's 1st black TV newscaster
  • 1985: EVENT: South Africa's Cosatu union centre forms
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Emiliano VIVIANO, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Janelle Monae, Soul Singer , born in Kansas City, KS
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Janelle Monáe, American singer-songwriter (Dirty Computer) and actress (Hidden Figures), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Philip DeFranco , YouTube Star , born in New York City, NY
  • 1985: EVENT: STS 61-C vehicle moves to launch pad
  • 1985: EVENT: TV mini series "Anne of Green Gables" based on the novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery, starring Megan Follows is first shown on CBS in Canada
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Janelle Monáe, American singer-songwriter and actress, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Roberto OVELAR, Soccer Player, born in Paraguay
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Sergiu Floroaia, Comedian , born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Tshweu MOKHOERE, Soccer Player, born in South Africa
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Yolandi Visser, Rapper , born in Port Alfred, South Africa
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Yolandi Visser, South African rapper (Die Antwoord), born in Port Albert, South Africa
  • 1984: EVENT: France performs nuclear test
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Albert MILAMBO-MUTAMBA, Soccer Player, born in DR Congo
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Mayeli Alonso, Reality Star , born in Chihuahua, Mexico
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Sergiu Floroaia , Comedian , born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Mayeli Alonso , Reality Star , born in Chihuahua, Mexico
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Walid Soliman, Soccer Player , born in Egypt
  • 1984: DEATH: Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (b. 1911)
  • 1984: EVENT: American boxer Greg Page KOs home town favourite Gerrie Coetzee in 8th round to win WBA heavyweight title in Sun City, South Africa
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Charles Michael Davis , TV Actor , born in Tennessee
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Charles Michael Davis, TV Actor , born in Tennessee
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Jaap DAVIDS, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Martín ICART, Soccer Player, born in Uruguay
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Walid Soliman , Soccer Player , born in Egypt
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Yolandi Visser , Rapper , born in Port Alfred, South Africa
  • 1984: EVENT: "Beverly Hills Cop" directed by Martin Brest and starring Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold premieres in Los Angeles
  • 1984: EVENT: 50th Heisman Trophy Award: Doug Flutie, Boston College (QB)
  • 1984: EVENT: American tennis icon Chris Evert wins her 1,000th career professional match; beats Pascale Paradis of France 6-1, 6-7, 6-2 in the round of 16 at the Australian Open; Evert goes on to win the event
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Adrian MROWIEC, Soccer Player, born in Poland
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: David CÓRDOVA, Soccer Player, born in Chile
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Shohei ABE, Soccer Player, born in Japan
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Viktor BOLIKHOV, Soccer Player, born in Russia
  • 1983: DEATH: Leon Mirsky, Russian-British mathematician (Mirsky's theorem), dies at 64
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Andrei USHENIN, Soccer Player, born in Russia
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Edmundo ZURA, Soccer Player, born in Ecuador
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Tiago JONAS, Soccer Player, born in Portugal
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Ceri JAMES, Soccer Player, born in Wales
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Dean Fiore, Race Car Driver, born in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Pratishtha Sharma , Dancer , born in Delhi, India
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Pratishtha Sharma, Dancer , born in Delhi, India
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Sander DUITS, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Adám VINICZAI, Soccer Player, born in Hungary
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Kristen Kish , Chef , born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Kristen Kish, Chef , born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Mohamed LOUHKIAR, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Nathan RUTJES, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1983: DEATH: Mirsky, mathematician, dies
  • 1983: EVENT: Rita Lavelle, former head of EPA, convicted of perjury
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Malika Favre , Illustrator , born in France
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Marko GRIZONIC, Soccer Player, born in Slovenia
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Rubén RUBIO, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Christos MELISSIS, Soccer Player, born in Greece
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Diego CAVALIERI, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Lloyd DOYLEY, Soccer Player, born in Jamaica
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Riccardo COLOMBO, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Riz Ahmed , Movie Actor , born in England
  • 1982: EVENT: Miguel de la Madrid inaugurated as President of Mexico
  • 1982: WEDDING: Martial artist Jackie Chan (28) weds actress Lin Feng-jiao (29) in Los Angeles
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Mbaye LEYE, Soccer Player, born in Senegal
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Christos KALANTZIS, Soccer Player, born in Greece
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Malika Favre, Illustrator , born in France
  • 1982: DEATH: Dorothy James, American composer, dies on her 81st birthday
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Riz Ahmed, Movie Actor , born in England
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed, British-Pakistani actor (The Night Of), rapper (Swet Shop Boys) and activist, born in Wembley, London
  • 1982: DEATH: Dorothy James, composer, dies on 81st birthday
  • 1982: EVENT: "Tootsie" directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Dustin Hoffman and Jessica Lange premieres in Hollywood
  • 1982: EVENT: Dentist Barney B Clark gets 1st artificial heart
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Marcus Johnson, American jazz keyboard and piano player, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Jeremy Rice, Race Car Driver, born in Royston, GA, USA
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Kenji HANEDA, Soccer Player, born in Japan
  • 1981: EVENT: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar passes Oscar Robertson (26,710) to become the NBA’s second all-time leading scorer behind Wilt Chamberlain; scores 14 points in 117-86 Lakers' win over Utah Jazz in Los Angeles
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Hanan FADIDA, Soccer Player, born in Israel
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Meesha Shafi , Movie Actress , born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 1981: DEATH: Don Vershure, Race Car Driver, (b. 1981)
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Chris Fontaine, Race Car Driver, born in Lakeland, FL, USA
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Jonathan Wier , Radio Host , born in Belleville, IL
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Meesha Shafi, Movie Actress , born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 1981: EVENT: Yugoslavian charter flight crashes into Mont San-Pietro in Corsica, 180 killed
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Mohammad Kaif, Indian cricket batsman (13 Tests, top score 148; 125 ODIs), born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Yohei NISHIBE, Soccer Player, born in Japan
  • 1980: DEATH: Sam Levene, American Broadway actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75
  • 1980: EVENT: Mel Harris appears on M*A*S*H in "Cementing Relationships"
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Lukasz KOWALSKI, Soccer Player, born in Poland
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Mubarak Hassan Shami, Qatari athlete (Vienna 2005, Prague 2006, Paris 2007 marathons), born in Baringo, Kenya
  • 1980: EVENT: 46th Heisman Trophy Award: George Rogers, South Carolina (RB)
  • 1980: EVENT: US Justice Department sues Yonkers siting racial discrimination
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Angelique Bates, American Actress
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Patrick AX, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Shinji MURAI, Soccer Player, born in Japan
  • 1979: EVENT: Australia's World Series Cricket men return to the fold in the drawn 1st Test v West Indies in Brisbane; ex-WSC players Bruce Laird (92), Greg Chappell (74) & David Hookes (33no) provide the scoring on Day 1 in home side's 229/5
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Angelique Bates, American Actress (All That), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Ousamane BANGOURA, Soccer Player, born in Guinea
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Brent Strelka, Race Car Driver, born in Freedom, WI, USA
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Robert Dahlgren, Race Car Driver, born in Skelleftea, Sweden
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Simon Viklund , Composer , born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Dianna Williams , Reality Star , born in Jackson, MS
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Mat Kearney, American singer and songwriter
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Ronnie Hults, Race Car Driver, born in Centennial, CO, USA
  • 1978: EVENT: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Ivan JOVANOVIC, Soccer Player, born in Serbia
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Weifeng LI, Soccer Player, born in China
  • 1978: EVENT: US President Jimmy Carter more than doubles national park system size
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Gary COHEN, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Hamed KAVIANPOUR, Soccer Player, born in Iran
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Mat Kearney, American singer and songwriter, born in Eugene, Oregon
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Dianna Williams, Reality Star , born in Jackson, MS
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Vitali LEITAN, Soccer Player, born in Estonia
  • 1978: EVENT: Australian cricket fast bowler Rodney Hogg debuts in 1st Test v England in Brisbane; after Australia all out 116, Hogg makes instant impact by dismissing both high profile England openers Graham Gooch (2) and Geoff Boycott (13)
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Maria Ilieva , Pop Singer , born in Bulgaria
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Maria Ilieva, Pop Singer , born in Bulgaria
  • 1977: DEATH: Paul Hardy, Belgian designer (Italian Country, dies at 69
  • 1977: DEATH: Teun Struycken [Antoon Arnold Marie Struycken], Dutch Minister of Justice (1950-51) and Governor of the Netherlands Antilles (1951-56), dies at 70
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Brad Delson, American guitarist (Linkin Park)
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Luiz ALBERTO, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Joseph-Désiré JOB, Soccer Player, born in Cameroon
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Luis Diaz, Race Car Driver, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Brad Delson, American guitarist (Linkin Park), born in Agoura, California
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: José ZAHINOS, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Dean O'Gorman, Movie Actor , born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Pablo Chiapella, TV Actor , born in Ayora, Spain
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Tomasz Adamek, Boxer , born in Poland
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Tomasz Adamek, Polish boxer (WBC light heavyweight title 2005-07; IBF, Ring magazine and lineal cruiserweight title 2008-09), born in Zywiec, Poland
  • 1976: EVENT: Angola admitted to the UN
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Brently Heilbron, American satirist
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: David Nielsen, Soccer Player , born in Denmark
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Dean O'Gorman , Movie Actor , born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Pablo Chiapella , TV Actor , born in Ayora, Spain
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Soler RAÚL SANCHEZ, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Yoann BOUCHARD, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: David Nielsen , Soccer Player , born in Denmark
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: David NIELSEN, Soccer Player, born in Denmark
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Konerak Sinthasomphone, Jeffrey Dahmer's victim, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Matthew Shepard, American murder victim (d. 1998)
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Norbert CSERNYÁNSZKI, Soccer Player, born in Hungary
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Tomasz Adamek , Boxer , born in Poland
  • 1976: DEATH: Max Ernst , Painter , (b. 1976)
  • 1976: DEATH: Max Ernst, Painter , (b. 1976)
  • 1976: EVENT: Bangladesh General Ziaur Rahman declares himself president
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: David RASMUSSEN, Soccer Player, born in Denmark
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Dragan BENIC, Soccer Player, born in Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Emanuele PESARESI, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Sebastián PERATTA, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1976: DEATH: George Earnshaw American baseball pitcher (World Series 1929-30; Philadelphia Athletics), dies at 76
  • 1976: DEATH: George Earnshaw, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1929-30; Philadelphia Athletics), dies at 76
  • 1976: EVENT: Sex Pistols using profanity on TV, gets them branded as "rotten punks"
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Geraint LEWIS, Soccer Player, born in Wales
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Mario Dominguez , Race Car Driver , born in Mexico
  • 1975: DEATH: Nick Kenny, American columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show), dies at 80
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Graham JONES, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Hakki HOCAOGLU, Soccer Player, born in Turkey
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Masato SAITO, Soccer Player, born in Japan
  • 1975: DEATH: Ernesto Maserati, Race Car Driver, (b. 1975)
  • 1975: DEATH: Nellie Fox, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (15 x MLB All Star; AL MVP 1959; Chicago White Sox), dies from lymphatic cancer at 47
  • 1975: EVENT: Kuwait and Gulf and BP agree on terms of nationalization
  • 1975: EVENT: US President Gerald Ford visits People's Republic of China
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Mario Dominguez, Race Car Driver, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1975: DEATH: Anna E. Roosevelt, American radio personality (b. 1906)
  • 1975: DEATH: Ernesto Maserati, Italian auto racer and engineer (director, chief engineer Maserati of Modena), dies at 77
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Bruno Pinasco, TV Show Host , born in Lima, Peru
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: María Vázquez, Model , born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Neven Maguire , Chef , born in Ireland
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Salva Dut , Activist , born in Sudan
  • 1974: DEATH: Stephen Gill Spottswood, US bishop/chairman (NAACP), dies at 77
  • 1974: DEATH: Sucheta Kriplani, Civil Rights Leader , (b. 1974)
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Marko KRIZNIK, Soccer Player, born in Slovenia
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Neven Maguire, Chef , born in Ireland
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Salva Dut, Sudanese American activist (Water for South Sudan) and former 'Lost Boy of Sudan', born in Southwestern Sudan
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Simon DONNELLY, Soccer Player, born in Scotland
  • 1974: DEATH: Sucheta Kriplani , Civil Rights Leader , (b. 1974)
  • 1974: EVENT: South Africa is awarded the Davis Cup tennis title after India refuses to travel to South Africa for the final in protest of the South African government's apartheid policies
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Bruno Pinasco , TV Show Host , born in Lima, Peru
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Costinha, Portuguese soccer midfielder and manager (53 caps; Porto, Monaco), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: David Ludwig, American composer
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: José COSTINHA, Soccer Player, born in Portugal
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Salva Dut, Activist , born in Sudan
  • 1974: DEATH: Lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/American author (Angry Angel), dies at 83
  • 1974: EVENT: American Jacqueline Hansen runs female world record marathon 2:43:54.5 in Culver City, California
  • 1974: EVENT: LA Skid Row slasher kills 1st of 8
  • 1974: EVENT: Boeing 727 crashes in Upperville Virginia, 92 died
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Bahare Rahnama , Movie Actress , born in Iran
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Bahare Rahnama, Movie Actress , born in Iran
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Bahareh Rahnama, Movie Actress , born in Iran
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Jon Theodore, American drummer ( Queens of the Stone Age), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1973: DEATH: David Ben-Gurion , Politician , (b. 1973)
  • 1973: EVENT: Davis Cup Tennis, Cleveland, Ohio: Rod Laver and John Newcombe beat American pair Stan Smith and Erik van Dillen 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to give Australia an unassailable 3-0 lead, (ends 5-0); 23rd Cup title for Australia
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Bahareh Rahnama , Movie Actress , born in Iran
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Carlos BOSSIO, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Raniah Youssef, TV Actress , born in Cairo, Egypt
  • 1973: DEATH: David Ben-Gurion, Politician , (b. 1973)
  • 1973: EVENT: Jack Nicklaus finishes at 13-under-par 275 to win the Walt Disney World Open by 1 stroke from Mason Rudolph; becomes the first player to reach $2 million in PGA Tour career earnings
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Andrea Bertolini, Race Car Driver, born in Montale, Italy
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Raniah Youssef , TV Actress , born in Cairo, Egypt
  • 1973: EVENT: Australia grants self-government to Papua New Guinea
  • 1973: WEDDING: NFL running back Gale Sayers (30) weds second wife Ardythe Bullard
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Jon Theodore, American musician
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Marvyn WILSON, Soccer Player, born in Scotland
  • 1973: DEATH: David Ben-Gurion, 1st Prime Minister of Israel (1948-53, 1955-63), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 87
  • 1973: EVENT: Davis Cup Men's Tennis, Cleveland, Ohio: Rod Laver and John Newcombe beat American pair Stan Smith and Erik van Dillen 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to give Australia an unassailable 3-0 lead, (ends 5-0); 23rd Cup title for Australia
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Norbert Wójtowicz, Polish historian and theologian
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Stanton Barrett, Race Car Driver, born in Bishop, CA, USA
  • 1972: EVENT: 2 people killed and 127 injured when 2 car bombs explode in the centre of Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • 1972: EVENT: Wings release "Hi, Hi, Hi" in UK
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Shaina NC , Fashion Designer , born in Mumbai, India
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Shaina NC, Fashion Designer , born in Mumbai, India
  • 1972: DEATH: Antonio Segni, Italian politician, Prime Minister (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Jeremy Gerstner, Race Car Driver, born in Tampa, FL, USA
  • 1972: DEATH: Antonio Segni, Italian politician, Prime Minister of Italy (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Jason Krohn, Race Car Driver, born in Slayton, MN, USA
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: John Schlimm, American author
  • 1971: EVENT: John Lennon and Yoko Ono release "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in US
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Mika Pohjola, Pianist , born in Finland
  • 1971: DEATH: Arthur B Springarn, US NAACP chairman (1940-65), dies at 93
  • 1971: EVENT: Chicago Cubs release longtime star and future Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, ending his 19-year MLB career; announce Banks will serve as a coach on manager Leo Durocher's staff; Banks finishes with 512 home runs and 1,636 RBI
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Christian Pescatori, Italian auto racer (Sports Racing World Cup 2000; FIA GT C'ship N-GT class 2001), born in Brescia, Italy
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Mika Pohjola , Pianist , born in Finland
  • 1971: EVENT: Cambodian Civil War: Khmer Rouge rebels intensify assaults on Cambodian government positions, forcing their retreat from Kompong Thmar and nearby Ba Ray.
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Jason Keng-Kwin Chan , TV Actor , born in Malaysia
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Peter Van de Veire, Belgian radio-presenter
  • 1971: DEATH: Arthur B. Spingarn, American lawyer and civil rights activist (NAACP chairman 1940-65), dies at 93
  • 1971: EVENT: Galt MacDermot and John Guare's "Two Gentlemen of Verona" opens at St James Theater NYC for 613 performances
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Golden Brooks , TV Actress , born in San Francisco, CA
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Rich Ferguson , Magician , born in California
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Sarah Silverman, Comedian , born in Bedford, NH
  • 1970: DEATH: Frank Smailes, English cricket all-rounder (1 Test; 8 County C'ships, Yorkshire), dies at 60
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Jouko Ahola, Finnish strongman and power-lifter (World's Strongest Man 1997, 99), born in Hämeenlinna, Finland
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Sarah Silverman , Comedian , born in Bedford, NH
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Sarah Silverman, American actress and comedian ( The Sarah Silverman Program), born in Bedford, New Hampshire
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Paul McMahan, Race Car Driver, born in Nashville, TN, USA
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Rich Ferguson, Magician , born in California
  • 1970: EVENT: Independent People's Republic of South Yemen renames itself as People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Sarah Silverman, American actress and comedian
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Todd Steussie, American NFL guard / tackle (Pro Bowl 1997-98; Minnesota Vikings), born in Canoga Park, California
  • 1970: EVENT: Luis Echeverria Alvarez sworn in as president of Mexico
  • 1969: EVENT: US government holds its 1st draft lottery since WW II
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Alejandro Rosas , Non-Fiction Author , born in Mexico
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Ed Wettlaufer, Race Car Driver, born in St. Clair Shores, MI, USA
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Alejandro Rosas, Non-Fiction Author , born in Mexico
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: George Salmond, Soccer Referee, born in Scotland
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Omar Cascante, TV Show Host , born in Costa Rica
  • 1969: DEATH: "Magic" Sam [Maghett], American blues guitarist ("Feelin' Good (We're Gonna Boogie)"), dies of a heart attack at 32
  • 1969: EVENT: LAPD Police Chief Edward Davis announces warrants for the arrest of the Manson cult for murder
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Omar Cascante , TV Show Host , born in Costa Rica
  • 1969: DEATH: Magic Sam, American blues guitarist and singer (b. 1937)
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Anders Holmertz, Swedish swimmer (4 x Olympic silver 200m, 1 x bronze 400m 1988-96), born in Motala, Sweden
  • 1968: DEATH: Dario Moreno, Turkish-Jewish singer (b. 1921)
  • 1968: EVENT: Burt Bacharach and Hal David's musical "Promises, Promises", based on the 1960 Billy Wider film "The Apartment", opens at Shubert Theatre, NYC; runs for 1,281 performances, wins a Grammy and 2 Tony Awards
  • 1968: EVENT: Burt Bacharach/Hal David's musical premieres in NYC
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Sarah Fitz-Gerald, Australian squash player (World Open 1996-98, 2001-02, British Open 2001-02), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Justin Chadwick, British actor and director
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Justin Chadwick, British actor and director (Bleak House), born in Salford, England
  • 1968: EVENT: Gonzalo Barrios, Venezuelan presidential candidate
  • 1968: EVENT: Pirate Radio Modern (259) (England) begins transmitting
  • 1968: DEATH: Hugo Haas, Czechoslovakian actor and director (Bait, Pick Up, 2 Smart People), dies of asthma at 66
  • 1968: EVENT: "Promises Promises" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1281 performances
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: Reggie Sanders, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1995; World Series 2001), born in Florence, South Carolina
  • 1967: EVENT: Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. is awarded one of the 2 American League baseball expansion franchises; new team named the Seattle Pilots
  • 1967: EVENT: Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain scores 52 points in 76ers' 133-109 win over Seattle SuperSonics; sets NBA record for 22 free throw misses
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: Nestor Carbonell, American actor (Luis-Suddenly Susan), born in NYC, New York
  • 1967: EVENT: Queen Elizabeth II inaugurates 98-inch (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope
  • 1967: EVENT: Seattle awarded one of the 2 AL expansion franchise teams
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Ali Mosaffa, Movie Actor , born in Iran
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Andrew Adamson , Director , born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Steve Walsh, American NFL quarterback and CFL coach (Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Toronto Argonauts), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1966: DEATH: Wilbur D`Alene, Race Car Driver, (b. 1966)
  • 1966: EVENT: Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, Maryland to Boulder, Colorado
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Ali Mosaffa , Movie Actor , born in Iran
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Fernando Ricciardi , Drummer , born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Larry Walker , Baseball Player , born in Maple Ridge, Canada
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Wendy Ramos, TV Actress , born in Lima, Peru
  • 1966: EVENT: Ecuadorian national baseball team defends its title with a 4-3 win over Brazil in the South American Championship; last win for next 50 years; Eloy Guerrero drives in Ramón Sotomayor with the winning run
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Larry Walker, Baseball Player , born in Maple Ridge, Canada
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Larry Walker, Canadian baseball right fielder (NL MVP 1997; MLB All Star 1992, 1997–1999, 2001), born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Matthew Laborteaux, actor (Killing Stone, Deadly Friend)
  • 1966: EVENT: Georg Kiesinger elected West German chancellor
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Andrew Adamson, Director , born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Katherine LaNasa, American actress
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Katherine LaNasa, American actress, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Matthew Laborteaux, American actor (Killing Stone, Deadly Friend), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Wendy Ramos , TV Actress , born in Lima, Peru
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Andy McElrea, Race Car Driver, born in Ashburton, New Zealand
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Chantal Chamberland, Canadian jazz guitarist & vocalist (The Other Woman), born in Quebec
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Robert Pesut, World Music Singer , born in Slovenia
  • 1965: EVENT: South Africa's government says children of white fathers are white
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Pepe Garza, Music Producer , born in Monterrey, Mexico
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Robert Pesut , World Music Singer , born in Slovenia
  • 1965: EVENT: Airlift of refugees from Cuba to US began
  • 1965: EVENT: Airlift of refugees from Cuba to US begins
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Henry Honiball, South African rugby union fly-half (35 caps; Sharks [Natal], Bristol), born in Estcourt, South Africa
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Pepe Garza , Music Producer , born in Monterrey, Mexico
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Jo Walton , Novelist , born in Wales
  • 1964: EVENT: After just 3 seasons in MLB the Houston Colt .45s change name of the team to Astros; owners say move signals a step into the future for the franchise and the city of Houston
  • 1964: EVENT: Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to J. Edgar Hoover about his slander campaign
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Jeff Way, Race Car Driver, born in Burlington, WI, USA
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Jo Walton, Novelist , born in Wales
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Salvatore Schillaci [Totò], Italian soccer striker (16 caps; Messina, Juventus), born in Palermo, Italy
  • 1964: DEATH: J. B. S. Haldane, British-Indian geneticist (primordial soup theory), dies at 72
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Arjuna Ranatunga, Cricket Player , born in Sri Lanka
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Arjuna Ranatunga, Sri Lankan cricket batsman (93 Tests, 269 ODIs) and politician (MP 2004-present), born in Gampaha, Sri Lanka
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Nathalie Lambert, Canadian short-track speed skater (Olympic gold 3,000m relay 1992; World C'ships gold overall 1991, 93-94), born n Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Marco Greco, Brazilian motorcycle road racer and auto racer (Indy Racing League 3rd 1996-97), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Nathalie Lambert, Canadian short-track speed skater (Olympic gold 3,000m relay 1992; World C'ships gold overall 1991, 93-94), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963: EVENT: Nagaland becomes a state of the Indian union
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Arjuna Ranatunga , Cricket Player , born in Sri Lanka
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Marco Greco, Race Car Driver, born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1963: EVENT: Nagaland becomes a state of Indian union
  • 1963: EVENT: Wendell Scott wins the Grand National Series Jacksonville 200 at Speedway Park in Jacksonville, Florida, becoming the first black driver to win a race at NASCAR's premier level
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Pamela McGee , Basketball Player , born in Flint, MI
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Pamela McGee, American basketball center (Olympic gold 1984; 1997 WNBA Draft, 2nd overall pick, Sacramento Monarchs), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Malene Birger , Fashion Designer , born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1962: EVENT: KGMB TV channel 9 in Honolulu, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Malene Birger, Fashion Designer , born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Robert F. Smith, American investor and philanthropist, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Stan Albers, American actor (Curtis-Loving), born in Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Stan Albers, Pleasant Beach NJ, actor (Curtis-Loving)
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Sylvie Daigle, Canadian speed skater (Olympic gold 3k relay 1992; World C'ship gold overall x 5), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • 1962: EVENT: Classifications in minor league baseball are overhauled; Eastern and South Atlantic leagues are promoted from Class-A to Class-AA; classes B, C and D are abolished with those leagues being promoted to Class-A
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Barb Mucha, American golfer (5 LPGA titles), born in Parma Heights, Ohio
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Nadav Kander, Photographer , born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1961: EVENT: The independent Republic of West Papua is proclaimed in modern-day Western New Guinea.
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Armin Meiwes, German cannibal
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Nadav Kander , Photographer , born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Armin Meiwes ' the Rotenburg Cannibal', German murder, brn in Essen, West Germany
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Jeremy Northam, English actor (Emma, The Crown), born in Cambridge, England
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Andrea Ehrig-Mitscherlich, German [GDR] speed skater (Olympic gold 3,000m 1984), born in Dreden, Germany
  • 1960: EVENT: Patrice Lumumba caught in the Congo
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Dave Salzarulo, Race Car Driver, born in Monson, MA, USA
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Jane Turner , TV Actress , born in Newcastle, Australia
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Larry Gunselman, Race Car Driver, born in Snohomish, WA, USA
  • 1960: EVENT: Paul McCartney and Pete Best arrested then deported from Hamburg, Germany accused of attempted arson
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Carol Alt[man] [Mrs Ron Greshner} American actress (Private Parts), born in Queens, New York
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Carol Alt[man], Queens NY (Mrs Ron Greshner)/actress (Private Parts)
  • 1960: DEATH: Ion Vasilescu, Romanian composer, dies at 57
  • 1960: EVENT: Paul McCartney and Pete Best arrested then deported from Hamburg, Germany for accusation of attempted arson.
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Billy Childish, English painter, writer and musician
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Wally Lewis, Australian rugby league five eighth, coach and broadcaster (34 Tests; Queensland 38 games; RL Immortal), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1959: EVENT: The 1st color photograph of Earth received from outer space
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Rick Leventhal, American broadcast journalist
  • 1959: EVENT: 25th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Cannon, LSU (HB)
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Wally Lewis , Rugby Player , born in Hawthorne, Australia
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Wally Lewis, Rugby Player , born in Hawthorne, Australia
  • 1959: EVENT: 12 nations sign treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica
  • 1958: BIRTHDAY: Alberto Cova, Italian athlete (Olympic gold 10,000m 1984; World C'ship gold 10,000m 1983), born in Inverigo, Italy
  • 1958: BIRTHDAY: Charlene Tilton, American actress (Lucy Ewing - Dallas), born in San Diego, California
  • 1958: BIRTHDAY: Jim Norman, Race Car Driver, born in Tampa, FL, USA
  • 1958: BIRTHDAY: Lisa Fischer, American vocalist and songwriter ("How Can I Ease the Pain"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1958: EVENT: Central African Republic made autonomous member of the French Community (National Day)
  • 1958: BIRTHDAY: Javier Aguirre, Mexican soccer midfielder and manager (59 caps; Atlético Madrid, Espanyol; Mexico, Japan), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1958: DEATH: Elizabeth Peratrovich , Civil Rights Leader , (b. 1958)
  • 1958: DEATH: Patricia "Boots" Mallory, American dancer and actress (Handle With Care), dies from chronic throat disease at 45
  • 1958: EVENT: "Flower Drum Song" opens at St James Theater NYC for 602 performances
  • 1958: EVENT: Central African Rep made autonomous member of Fr Comm (National Day)
  • 1958: EVENT: Our Lady of Angels School fire kills 92 students & 3 nuns in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957: EVENT: Sam Cooke, Buddy Holly and the Crickets debut on Ed Sullivan Show
  • 1957: BIRTHDAY: Deep Roy , Movie Actor , born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • 1957: EVENT: Sam Cooke, Buddy Holly and the Crickets debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show"
  • 1957: BIRTHDAY: Deep Roy, Movie Actor , born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Stuart Kimball, American rock guitarist (played with Bob Dylan, Face To Face)
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Stuart Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face)
  • 1956: EVENT: "Candide" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 73 performances
  • 1956: EVENT: Algerian-born French long-distance runner Alain Mimoun wins the men's marathon in 2:25:00.0 at the Melbourne Olympics; first time runners follow painted line
  • 1956: EVENT: Indonesian VP Mohammed Hatta resigns
  • 1956: EVENT: Musical comedy film "The Girl Can't Help It" starring Jayne Mansfield with cameos by rock 'n' roll stars Little Richard, Eddie Cochran, and Gene Vincent
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Julee Cruise, American singer and actress
  • 1956: EVENT: Gert Fredriksson of Sweden wins his 3rd consecutive K-1 1,000m canoeing gold medal by 2.5s from Igor Pissarov of the Soviet Union at the Melbourne Olympics; also wins K-1 10,000m gold
  • 1956: EVENT: Hungarian boxer László Papp wins his 3rd straight Olympic gold medal when he beats future Hall of Famer José Torres representing the US on points in the light-middleweight final at the Melbourne Olympics
  • 1956: EVENT: In front of 100,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, a US Army baseball team beats an Australian all-star team, 11–5 in an Olympic exhibition game; Sergeant Vance Sutton belts a grand slam for Army
  • 1956: EVENT: Led by future Basketball Hall of Famers Bill Russell and K.C. Jones, the US wins it's 4th consecutive Olympic gold medal with an 89-55 victory over the Soviet Union at the Melbourne Games
  • 1956: EVENT: Legendary Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser sets world record 1:02.0 to win the women's 100m freestyle at the Melbourne Olympics; first of Fraser's 3 consecutive gold medals in the event
  • 1956: EVENT: Romanian canoeist Leon Rotman wins the men's C-1,000m gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics; claims the singles double after also winning the C-1 10,000m gold
  • 1956: EVENT: American Mildred McDaniel jumps world record 1.76m to win the women's high jump gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics; Briton Thelma Hopkins and Russian Mariya Pisareva dead-heat for silver (1.67m)
  • 1956: EVENT: Australian women's 4 x 100m relay team of Norma Croker, Betty Cuthbert, Fleur Mellor & Shirley Strickland de la Hunty run world record 44.65 to win the gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics; Cuthbert's 3rd gold of the Games
  • 1956: EVENT: US men's 4 x 100m relay team of Thane Baker, Leamon King, Bobby Morrow & Ira Murchison sets world record 39.60s to win the gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics; Morrow's 3rd gold medal of the Games
  • 1956: EVENT: Frank Robinson (NL) & Luis Aparicio (AL) voted Rookie of the Year
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Graham Duxbury, Race Car Driver, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Mark Thompson, American disc jockey and actor, born in Florence, Alabama
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Udit Narayan, World Music Singer , born in Bhardaha, Nepal
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Verónica Forqué, Spanish actress
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Verónica Forqué, Spanish actress, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Mark Thompson, Radio Host , born in Florence, AL
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Udit Narayan , World Music Singer , born in Bhardaha, Nepal
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Uwe Benter, German rowing coxswain (Olympic gold coxed four 1972), born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • 1955: DEATH: Chief Thundercloud [Victor Daniels], Cherokee actor (The Lone Ranger, Colt .45), dies from stomach cancer at 57
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Mark Thompson , Radio Host , born in Florence, AL
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Mark Thompson, American disc jockey and actor
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Pat Spillane, Irish Gaelic football left half forward and broadcaster (8 x All Ireland titles; Kerry), born in Templenoe, County Kerry, Ireland
  • 1955: EVENT: Rosa Parks is arrested for refusing to move to the back of a bus and give her seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1954: DEATH: Fred Rose, American songwriter and music publishing executive (Nashville's Acuff-Rose Music), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • 1954: BIRTHDAY: Bob Goen, American TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Entertainment Tonight), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1954: EVENT: Nationalist China & US sign dike agreement
  • 1954: EVENT: NY Yankees and Baltimore Orioles complete largest trade in MLB history as 17 players, including Don Larsen, Gene Woodling, Bob Turley change teams; first phase of transaction began November 18 and concludes today after the MLB draft
  • 1954: BIRTHDAY: Bob Goen, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Entertainment Tonight)
  • 1954: DEATH: Fred Rose, American songwriter and music publishing executive, dies at 57
  • 1954: BIRTHDAY: Bill Nason, Race Car Driver, born in Fresno, CA, USA
  • 1954: BIRTHDAY: François Van der Elst, Belgian soccer winger (44 caps; Anderlecht, West Ham Utd), born in Opwijk, Belgium (d. 2017)
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Gene Thonesen, Race Car Driver, born in Reedley, CA, USA
  • 1953: EVENT: Hugh Hefner publishes 1st edition of Playboy magazine, featuring Marilyn Monroe as the magazine's 1st centerfold
  • 1953: EVENT: WAIM (now WAXA) TV channel 40 in Anderson, SC (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1953: EVENT: WCSH TV channel 6 in Portland, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Antoine de Caunes, TV Show Host , born in Paris, France
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Martin Hamilton-Smith, Politician , born in Australia
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Antoine de Caunes , TV Show Host , born in Paris, France
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Martin Hamilton-Smith , Politician , born in Australia
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Ricky Woodward, Race Car Driver, born in Martinez, GA, USA
  • 1953: EVENT: Red Sox trade for slugger Jackie Jensen, sending pitcher Mickey McDermott and outfielder Tom Umphlett to Washington; Jensen averages 25 HRs a year for his 7 seasons in Boston; AL RBI leader x 3, and AL MVP in 1958
  • 1952: DEATH: Victor E Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), dies at 92
  • 1952: DEATH: Victor E. Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), dies at 92
  • 1952: EVENT: The New York Daily News reports the first successful sexual reassignment operation
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report; Word of Mouth), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report-Word of Mouth), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Treat Williams, American, actor (Flashpoint, Hair), born in Rowayton, Connecticut
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Walcyr Carrasco , Screenwriter , born in Bernardino de Campos, Brazil
  • 1951: DEATH: Felix Petyrek, composer, dies at 59
  • 1951: EVENT: 17th Heisman Trophy Award: Dick Kazmaier, Princeton (HB)
  • 1951: EVENT: Legendary Australian cricket fast bowler Ray Lindwall takes his 100th Test wicket when he bowls West Indian spinner Sonny Ramadhin in the 2nd Test in Sydney; Australia wins by 7 wickets
  • 1951: EVENT: Golden Gate Bridge closes due to high winds
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Panayotov Aleksandrov, Bulgarian astronaut (Soyuz TM-5), born in Omurtag, Bulgaria
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Treat Williams, Rowayton CT, actor (Flashpoint, Hair)
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Panayotov Aleksandrov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-5)
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Jaco Pastorius, Bassist , born in Norristown, PA
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Walcyr Carrasco, Screenwriter , born in Bernardino de Campos, Brazil
  • 1951: DEATH: Felix Petyrek, Austrian composer, dies at 59
  • 1951: EVENT: Benjamin Britten's opera "Billy Budd" premieres in London
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Otto Pérez Molina, Politician , born in Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • 1950: DEATH: Ernest John Moeran, British composer, dies at 55
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Bert Kever, Race Car Driver, born in Kansas City, MO, USA
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Otto Pérez Molina , Politician , born in Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Wayne Bennett AM, Australian rugby league coach (Australia 1998, 2004-05; England & Great Britain 2019; Brisbane Broncos, St. George, South Sydney), born in Allora, Australia
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Richard Keith, Lafayette La, actor (Little Ricky-I Love Lucy)
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Keith Thibodeaux, American actor and drummer
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Richard Keith [Keith Thibodeaux], American actor (Little Ricky-I Love Lucy), and drummer, born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Joe Harrison, Race Car Driver, born in Renick, WV, USA
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug lord, born in Rionegro, Colombia (d. 1993)
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Sebastián Piñera, Chilean businessman and politician, President of Chile (2010-14, 2018-), born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1949: EVENT: WBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Sebastián Piñera, Politician , born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1949: EVENT: MLB announces attendance for the season is 20.2 million, down from 20.9 in 1948; New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians each finish with over 2.2 million, but the St. Louis Browns fall to 270,000
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Sebastián Piñera , Politician , born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1949: EVENT: WKTV TV channel 2 in Utica, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: George Foster, American baseball left fielder (MLB All Star 1976-79, 81; NL MVP 1977; Cincinnati Reds), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Guy Tunmer, Race Car Driver, born in Fricksburg, South Africa
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Neil Warnock , Soccer Coach , born in England
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Sarfraz Nawaz, Cricket Player , born in Pakistan
  • 1948: EVENT: Arabic Congress names Abdullah of Trans Jordan as King of Palestine
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Neil Warnock, Soccer Coach , born in England
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Neil Warnock, English soccer winger and manager (Crystal Palace, Leeds, QPR, Cardiff City), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Sarfraz Nawaz, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (55 Tests, 177 wickets; 45 ODIs), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Tom Wright, English bishop and theologian
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Sarfraz Nawaz , Cricket Player , born in Pakistan
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Sarfraz Nawaz, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (55 Tests, 177 wickets; 45 ODIs), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1948: EVENT: Piet Roozenburg becomes world champion checker player
  • 1947: DEATH: Aleister Crowley, British occultist, founded the religion of Thelema, dies at 72
  • 1947: DEATH: G. H. Hardy, English mathematician (Hardy–Weinberg principle, A Mathematician's Apology), dies at 70
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Alain Bashung, French singer-songwriter (Gaby oh Gaby), born in Paris, France (d. 2009)
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Andy Ripley, English rugby union #8 (24 caps; British Lions 1974), born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England (d. 2010)
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Bob Fulton, Australian rugby league five eighth (35 Tests; Manly, Warrington, Easts; RL Immortal) and coach (39 Tests Australia; Manly, Easts), born in Warrington, England (d. 2021)
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Bob Fulton, Australian rugby league five eighth, coach and broadcaster (35 Tests; coach Australia 39 Tests; RL Immortal), born in Warrington, England
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Alain Bashung, French singer
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Andy Ripley OBE, English rugby union #8 (24 caps; British Lions 1974), born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England (d. 2010)
  • 1947: EVENT: In first cricket Test match between the 2 nations, India is dismissed for 58 by Australia in Brisbane; fast bowler Ernie Toshack takes 5 for 2 off 2.3 overs; Don Bradman scores 185 as Australia wins by an innings & 226 runs
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Linda Yu, Journalist , born in China
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Gilbert O'Sullivan, Irish singer (Alone Again Naturally)
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Ho-Jun Li, North Korean shooter (Olympic gold 50m rifle 1972; DPR Korea first Olympic gold), born in North Korea
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Linda Yu , Journalist , born in China
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: Bette Midler, Pop Singer , born in Honolulu, HI
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: John Densmore, American drummer (The Doors - "Light My Fire"; "L.A. Woman"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: Ross Edwards, Australian cricket batsman (20 Tests @ 40.37, top score 170no; 9 ODIs), born in Perth Western Australia
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: Bette Midler, American actress and singer (Beaches, Wind Beneath my Wings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: Bette Midler, American singer (The Rose; Wind Beneath My Wings), and actress (Ruthless People; Beaches), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: John Densmore, American drummer (The Doors-C'mon Light My Fire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945: EVENT: CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Argonauts win their 6th title with a 35-0 shutout of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: Bette Midler , Pop Singer , born in Honolulu, HI
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: John Densmore, LA, drummer (Doors-C'mon Light My Fire)
  • 1945: DEATH: Harvey Bartlett Gaul, American composer, dies at 64
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Pennac, French writer, born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Tahar Ben Jelloun, Moroccan writer ( L’Enfant de Sable (The Sand Child)), born in Fes, Morocco
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Pennac, French writer, born in Morocco
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Eric Bloom, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Eric Bloom, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Michael W. Hagee, 33rd Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  • 1944: EVENT: Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres
  • 1944: EVENT: Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Pennac, French writer born in Morocco
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Michael Hagee, American 33rd Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Pierre Arditi, French film and stage actor
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Pierre Arditi, French film and stage actor, born in Paris, France
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Tahar Ben Jelloun, French writer of Moroccan origin
  • 1944: EVENT: Prokofjev's 8th Piano sonata, premieres
  • 1943: BIRTHDAY: Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943: DEATH: Damrong Rajanubhab, Thai prince, son of King Mongkut and brother of King Chulalongkorn and historian, dies at 81
  • 1943: EVENT: At the end of the Tehran Conference, the Big Three (Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt) agree that the invasion of Normandy should take place in May 1944
  • 1943: BIRTHDAY: Orton Enderlein, German [GDR] luger (Olympic gold women's singles 1964; World C'ships gold 1965, 67)), born in Trünzig, Sachsen, Germany
  • 1942: BIRTHDAY: John Crowley, American sci-fi author (Deep, Beasts, Novelty)
  • 1942: EVENT: Gasoline rationed in US
  • 1942: EVENT: The Beveridge Report is published by the British government unveiling plans for a post-war welfare state
  • 1942: BIRTHDAY: Peter Kalikow, Queens real estate developer/publisher (NY Post), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942: EVENT: With WWII travel restrictions in mind, MLB owners decide to restrict travel to a 3-trip schedule rather than customary 4; Spring training in 1943 limited to locations north of Potomac or Ohio rivers and east of the Mississippi
  • 1941: DEATH: Alva B. Adams, American politician (U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1933-41), dies at 66
  • 1941: EVENT: British cruiser Devonshire sinks German sub Python
  • 1941: EVENT: US Civil Air Patrol (CAP) organizes
  • 1941: BIRTHDAY: Federico Faggin , Entrepreneur , born in Vicenza, Italy
  • 1941: DEATH: Horace Chapman, South African cricket all-rounder (2 Tests), dies at 51
  • 1941: EVENT: Japanese Emperor Hirohito signs declaration of war
  • 1941: BIRTHDAY: Federico Faggin, Entrepreneur , born in Vicenza, Italy
  • 1941: DEATH: Alva B. Adams, American politician (U.S. Senator from Colorado 1933-41), dies at 66
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Mike Denness, English cricket batsman and captain (28 Tests, top score 188), born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2013)
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Ron Finn, Canadian NHL linesman (2,373 regular season games, 2 x All-Star games, Rendez-vous '87 and 4 x Canada Cups), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Matthias Habich, actor (Straight to the Heart, A Corps Perdu)
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Richard Pryor, Comedian , born in Peoria, IL
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • 1940: EVENT: Four sets of brothers play in one NHL game when Chicago Blackhawks beat NY Rangers, 4-1; Lynn & Muzz Patrick and Neil & Mac Colville (Rangers); Max & Doug Bentley and Bob & Bill Carse (Chicago)
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Matthias Habich, German actor (Straight to the Heart, Downfall), born in Danzig, Germany
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Richard Pryor , Comedian , born in Peoria, IL
  • 1939: EVENT: SS-Fuhrer Himmler begins deportation of Polish Jews
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Dianne Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Lee Trevino, American golfer (British Open 1971-72; US Open 1968, 71; US PGA 1974, 84), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1939: DEATH: Max Fiedler, German composer, dies at 79
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Dianne Lennon, American singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938: BIRTHDAY: Bill Playle, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand (d. 2019)
  • 1938: BIRTHDAY: Sandy Nelson, American 50s rocker (Teen Beat, All Night Long), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1938: BIRTHDAY: Sandy Nelson, Santa Monica, 50s rocker (Teen Beat, All Night Long)
  • 1938: EVENT: School bus & train collide in Salt Lake City Utah
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: Gordon Crosse, Bury Lancashire England, composer (Grace of Todd)
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: Vaira Vike-Freiberga, Latvian politician, 6th President and 1st woman president of Latvia, born in Riga, Latvia
  • 1937: EVENT: Japan recognizes Franco government
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: Gordon Crosse, English composer (Grace of Todd), born in Bury, England
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: Chuck Low, American actor (Goodfellas), born in New York City
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: Vaira Vike-Freiberga, 6th President of Latvia
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: Chuck Low, American actor
  • 1937: EVENT: Japan recognizes Spain's Franco government
  • 1936: BIRTHDAY: Peter Sutcliffe, Race Car Driver, born in
  • 1936: EVENT: 2nd Heisman Trophy Award: Larry Kelley, Yale (E)
  • 1936: EVENT: EW Brundin & FF Lyon obtain patent on soilless culture of plants
  • 1936: EVENT: Bell Labs tests coaxial cable for TV use
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Woody Allen [Allen Konigsberg], American film director and actor (Zelig, Annie Hall), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935: EVENT: Austria has world's 1st Day of Postage Stamp
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Roger Christian, American ice hockey left wing (Olympic gold 1960; Christian Brother's Hockey Sticks), born in Warroad, Minnesota (d. 2011)
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Woody Allen , Director , born in Brooklyn, NY
  • 1935: DEATH: Bernard Schmidt, inventor (Schmidt camera), dies
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Woody Allen, Actor Director , born in Brooklyn, NY
  • 1935: DEATH: Bernard Schmidt, German optical instrument maker (inventor of the Schmidt telescope), dies at 56
  • 1934: BIRTHDAY: Billy Paul [Paul Williams], American singer (Me & Mrs Jones), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1934: DEATH: Sergei Kirov, Russian politician who was Mayor of Leningrad and a friend of Joseph Stalin, assassinated in Leningrad at 48
  • 1934: BIRTHDAY: Billy Paul [Paul Williams], American singer ("Me & Mrs. Jones"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1934: BIRTHDAY: Hilly Axwijk, Suriname social worker
  • 1934: BIRTHDAY: Hilly Axwijk, Suriname-Dutch social worker and women's rights activist
  • 1934: BIRTHDAY: LaMar Clark, American boxer (record most consecutive knockouts 44, including unsanctioned bouts), born in Cedar City, Utah (d. 2006)
  • 1934: EVENT: Leningrad mayor Sergey Kirov is assassinated and Joseph Stalin uses it as an excuse to begin his Great Purge of 1934-38
  • 1934: EVENT: Toronto Maple Leafs beat St. Louis Eagles, 4-3 to set an NHL record for the most wins to start the season with 8; Leafs do it again 59 years later; won 10 in a row to start 1993-94 season
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Violetta Verdy, French ballerina and teacher, born in Pont-l'Abbé, Brittany (d. 2016)
  • 1933: EVENT: Rudolf Hess & Ernest Rohm become ministers in Hitler government
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Lou Rawls, American soul singer-songwriter and producer ("You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine", "Natural Man"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Lou Rawls, American vocalist (Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)
  • 1933: EVENT: Rudolf Hess & Ernest Rohm become ministers in Hitler's government
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Fujiko F. Fujio, Japanese cartoon artist (d. 1996)
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Hiroshi Fujimoto , Cartoonist , born in Japan
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Hiroshi Fujimoto, Cartoonist , born in Japan
  • 1932: BIRTHDAY: Robert T Herres, USAF/astronaut, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1932: BIRTHDAY: Robert T. Herres, American air force officer (Vice Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff), born in Denver, Colorado (2008)
  • 1932: BIRTHDAY: Bob Holden, Race Car Driver, born in Notting Hill, Victoria
  • 1932: BIRTHDAY: Matt Monro, English singer (d. 1985)
  • 1932: DEATH: Amadeo Vives, Spanish composer, dies at 61
  • 1931: BIRTHDAY: Jim Nesbitt, American country music singer, born in Bishopville, South Carolina (d. 2007)
  • 1931: BIRTHDAY: Jim Nesbitt, singer (d. 2007)
  • 1931: BIRTHDAY: Jimmy Lyons, American musician (d. 1986)
  • 1931: BIRTHDAY: Johnny Raducanu , Pianist , born in Romania
  • 1931: BIRTHDAY: Johnny Raducanu, Pianist , born in Romania
  • 1931: EVENT: Ottawa branch of Royal Mint begins operation as Royal Canadian Mint
  • 1930: BIRTHDAY: Marie Bashir, Politician , born in Australia
  • 1930: BIRTHDAY: Joachim Hoffmann, German historian (d. 2002)
  • 1930: BIRTHDAY: Marie Bashir , Politician , born in Australia
  • 1930: DEATH: Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint , Architect , (b. 1930)
  • 1930: DEATH: Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint, Architect , (b. 1930)
  • 1930: EVENT: NHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty
  • 1930: BIRTHDAY: Matt Monro [Terence Parsons], English pop singer ("Softly As I Leave You"), born Shoreditch, London (d. 1985)
  • 1930: BIRTHDAY: Matt Monro [Terence Parsons], English pop singer (Softly As I Leave You), born Shoreditch, London (d. 1985)
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: Dick Shawn [Richard Schulefand], American character actor and comedian (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: Leon Biriotti, composer
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: Leon Biriotti, Uruguayan composer and oboist, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2020)
  • 1929: EVENT: Game of Bingo invented by Edwin S Lowe
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: Alan Mouncer, British film director and producer (d. 1997)
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: Alan Mouncer, film director and producer
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: Emily McLaughlin, American actress (Jessie Brewer- General Hospital), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1929: EVENT: Game of Bingo invented by American toy salesman Edwin S. Lowe
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: David Doyle, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Rugrats), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1997)
  • 1928: BIRTHDAY: Andy Hampton, Race Car Driver, born in Louisville, KY, USA
  • 1928: EVENT: Railroad museum opens in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1928: EVENT: National League President John Heydler first to propose a baseball rule change calling for a 10th man, or 'designated hitter', to bat in place of the pitcher; ironically, the NL vote in favour of proposal, but the American League turn it down
  • 1928: DEATH: Arthur Gore, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1901, 08-09), dies at 60
  • 1928: EVENT: CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers win 3rd Cup with 30-0 shutout of Regina Roughriders
  • 1928: EVENT: Railroad museum opens in Utrecht Neth
  • 1928: BIRTHDAY: Jimmy Massey, Race Car Driver, born in Mebane, NC, USA
  • 1928: DEATH: José Eustasio Rivera, Colombian writer (b. 1888)
  • 1927: BIRTHDAY: Dick Good, Race Car Driver, born in Mishawaka, IN, USA
  • 1927: BIRTHDAY: Dick Guldstrand, Race Car Driver, born in Manhattan Beach, CA, USA
  • 1927: BIRTHDAY: Grant Beglarian, American composer, born in Tiflis, Georgia (d. 2002)
  • 1927: BIRTHDAY: Grant Beglarian, composer
  • 1927: BIRTHDAY: Roy Pruett, Race Car Driver, born in Freedom, CA, USA
  • 1927: WEDDING: Chinese political and military leader Chiang Kai-shek (40) weds Soong Mei-ling (28) in Shanghai
  • 1926: BIRTHDAY: Keith Michell, Australian actor and theater director (6 Wives of Henry VIII), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2015)
  • 1926: BIRTHDAY: Robert Symonds, American actor and associate director of the Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center, born in Bristow, Oklahoma (d. 2007)
  • 1926: DEATH: Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83
  • 1926: DEATH: Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, German composer, dies at 83
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Martin Rodbell, American scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)
  • 1925: EVENT: Peace Treaty of Locarno signed between Germany, France, Belgium, Great Britain, and Italy
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Jaime Mendoza-Nava, Bolivian-American composer and conductor, born in La Paz, Bolizia (d. 2005)
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Jordan Klein, American cameraman/director (Thunderball), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Martin Rodbell, American biochemist (1994 Nobel Prize for medicine or Physiology for discovery of G-proteins), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1998)
  • 1925: DEATH: Ray Cariens, Race Car Driver, (b. 1925)
  • 1925: DEATH: Vicente Arregui Garay, Spanish composer, dies at 54
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Jordan Klein, cameraman/director (Thunderball), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Jaime Mendoza-Nava, composer
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Jordan Klein, American cameraman and director (Thunderball), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1925: EVENT: Treaty of Locarno signed
  • 1924: EVENT: Plutarco Elías Calles becomes President of Mexico
  • 1924: EVENT: "La Révolution surréaliste" publishes its first issue in Paris, edited by André Breton
  • 1924: EVENT: George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Lady Be Good" premieres in NYC
  • 1924: EVENT: The Boston Bruins beat fellow expansion Montreal Maroons, 2-1 at Boston Arena; first NHL game to be played in the United States
  • 1923: EVENT: Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Queen's University retains title with 54-0 win over Regina Rugby Club; biggest Grey Cup victory margin ever
  • 1923: BIRTHDAY: Charles Muscatell, Race Car Driver, born in Lambertville, NJ, USA
  • 1923: BIRTHDAY: Morris [Maurice De Bevere], Belgian cartoonist (Lucky Luke), born in Kortrijk, Belgium (d. 2001)
  • 1923: DEATH: Virginie Loveling, Flemish writer (Sophie) and poet, dies at 87
  • 1923: BIRTHDAY: Morris, Belgian cartoonist (Lucky Luke) (d. 2001)
  • 1923: BIRTHDAY: Stansfield Turner, American admiral and CIA director (1977-81), born in Highland Park, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • 1922: BIRTHDAY: Paul Picerni, American actor (The Untouchables), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1922: EVENT: Polish state Chief Marshal Józef Pilsudski resigns
  • 1922: BIRTHDAY: Vsevolod Bobrov, Soviet ice hockey left wing (Olympic gold 1956) and soccer striker (3 caps), born in Morshansk, Tambov, Russia (d. 1979)
  • 1922: EVENT: 1st skywriting over US - "Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF
  • 1922: BIRTHDAY: Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)
  • 1922: EVENT: 1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF
  • 1921: BIRTHDAY: Ralph Manza, American actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2000)
  • 1921: EVENT: 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight
  • 1921: EVENT: US Post Office establishes philatelic agency
  • 1921: BIRTHDAY: Jim Fitzgerald, Race Car Driver, born in Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • 1921: BIRTHDAY: John Bunch, American jazz pianist (New York Swing Trio), born in Tipton, Indiana (d. 2010)
  • 1921: EVENT: 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes its 1st flight
  • 1920: BIRTHDAY: Semyon Furman , Chess Player , born in Russia
  • 1920: BIRTHDAY: Semyon Furman, Chess Player , born in Russia
  • 1919: EVENT: AA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By" premieres in Manchester
  • 1919: BIRTHDAY: Anne Cox Chambers, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1919: BIRTHDAY: Ike Isaacs, Burnese-born jazz guitarist, born in born in Rangoon, Burma (d. 1996)
  • 1919: EVENT: AA Milne's comedy play "Mr Pim Passes By" premieres in Manchester
  • 1919: BIRTHDAY: Ike Isaacs, Burmese-English jazz guitarist, born in Rangoon, Burma (d. 1996)
  • 1919: EVENT: Lady Nancy Astor sworn-in as 1st female member of British Parliament
  • 1919: BIRTHDAY: Ike Isaacs, Burmese-born jazz guitarist, born in Rangoon, Burma (d. 1996)
  • 1919: BIRTHDAY: Lurlean Hunter, American jazz singer, born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 1983)
  • 1918: BIRTHDAY: Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire
  • 1918: EVENT: Yugoslavia declares independence with a monarchy proclaimed in Belgrade
  • 1918: EVENT: Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence under Danish crown
  • 1918: EVENT: Danish parliament passes an act to grant Iceland independence under Danish crown
  • 1918: EVENT: Serbian-Croatian-Slovic kingdom proclaimed in Belgrade
  • 1918: BIRTHDAY: Fergus Anckorn , War Hero , born in England
  • 1918: EVENT: Yugoslavia declares independence; monarchy established
  • 1918: BIRTHDAY: Bill Strannigan, American all-round athlete and basketball coach (Uni of Wyoming), born in Dalry, North Ayrshire, Scotland (d. 1997)
  • 1918: BIRTHDAY: Fergus Anckorn, War Hero , born in England
  • 1917: BIRTHDAY: Geraldine McCullough, American painter and sculptor (Phoenix), born in Maywood, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • 1917: BIRTHDAY: Marty Marion, American baseball shortstop and manager (MLB All-Star 1943–50; NL MVP 1944; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Richburg, South Carolina (d. 2011)
  • 1917: BIRTHDAY: William Tracy, American actor (To the Shores of Tripoli, The Shop Around the Corner), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • 1917: EVENT: Boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1916: EVENT: There is virtual civil war in Greece as royalists fight Eleftherios Venizelos' Liberal Party, the Allies ensure a Venizelist victory
  • 1916: BIRTHDAY: Wan Li, Chinese reform politician, born in Dongping County, Shandong province (d. 2015)
  • 1916: DEATH: Charles Eugène, vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer (Morocco) and ascetic, killed in the Sahara during an uprising at 58
  • 1916: DEATH: Charles Eugène, vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer and a hermit, dies at 58
  • 1916: EVENT: There is virtual civil war in Greece as royalists fight Venizelist, and the Allies determine on a Venizelist victory
  • 1915: EVENT: The US requests that Germany withdraw its military and naval attaches from the Embassy in Washington
  • 1914: BIRTHDAY: Johnny Johnston, American singer (Make that Spare), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1914: DEATH: Alfred Thayer Mahan, American naval officer (Influence of Sea Power), dies at 74
  • 1914: BIRTHDAY: Johnny Johnston, singer (Make that Spare), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1913: DEATH: Juhan Liiv , Poet , (b. 1913)
  • 1913: EVENT: Flag of Greece officially raised at Firka Fortress, Chania Crete symbolising the union of Crete and Greece
  • 1913: BIRTHDAY: Mary Martin, American actress (Peter Pan) and Larry Hagman's mom, born in Weatherford, Texas (d. 1990)
  • 1913: DEATH: Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (I Saw Estonia Yesterday), dies at 49
  • 1913: EVENT: 1st drive-up gasoline station opens in Pittsburgh
  • 1913: EVENT: Flag of Greece officially raised at Firka Fortress, Chania Crete symbolising the union of Crete and Greece.
  • 1913: EVENT: 1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts)
  • 1913: EVENT: Ford Motor Company institutes world's 1st moving assembly line for the Model T Ford
  • 1913: DEATH: Juhan Liiv, Poet , (b. 1913)
  • 1912: BIRTHDAY: Cookie Lavagetto, American baseball third baseman, manager and coach (MLB All Star 1938-41; Brooklyn Dodgers; Washington Senators), born in Oakland, California (d. 1990)
  • 1912: BIRTHDAY: Terence Beckles, English pianist and teacher, born in Bushey, England (d. 1995)
  • 1912: BIRTHDAY: Ken Willingham, English soccer right half (12 caps; Huddersfield Town), born in Ecclesfield, Sheffield, England (d. 1975)
  • 1912: BIRTHDAY: Minoru Yamasaki, American architect (World Trade Center, NY), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1986)
  • 1912: BIRTHDAY: Terence Beckles, pianist/teacher
  • 1912: BIRTHDAY: Minoru Yamasaki, architect (World Trade Center, NY)
  • 1912: EVENT: Boston Braves MLB franchise owner James Gaffney buys the Allston Golf Club on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston with a plan to construct a ball park there; ground breaking for Braves Field starts on March 20, 1915
  • 1911: BIRTHDAY: Calvin Griffith, Canadian baseball team owner (Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins 1955-84), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1999)
  • 1911: BIRTHDAY: Franz Binder, Austrian soccer striker and manager (19 caps Austria, 9 caps Germany; Rapid Vienna), born in St. Pölten, Austria (d. 1989)
  • 1911: BIRTHDAY: Walter Alston, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman and manager (Brooklyn/LA Dodgers), born in Venice, Ohio (d. 1984)
  • 1910: BIRTHDAY: Alicia Markova [Dame], English ballerina and choreographer (Diaghilev's Ballet Russe 1925-32), born in London, England
  • 1910: BIRTHDAY: Dame Alicia Markova, ballerina and choreographer (Diaghilev's Ballet Russe 1925-32), born in London, England
  • 1910: BIRTHDAY: Louis Slotin, Canadian Physicist and Chemist (Manhattan Project, Los Alamos) who assembled the plutonium core for 'Trinity', the first detonated atomic device, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1909: BIRTHDAY: Jan Koplowitz, German writer, born in Kudowa (d. 2001)
  • 1909: EVENT: 1st Israeli kibbutz founded, Deganya Alef
  • 1909: EVENT: 1st Christmas Club payment made, to Carlisle Trust Co, Pa
  • 1909: EVENT: 1st Christmas Club payment made, to Carlisle Trust Co, Pennsylvania
  • 1908: BIRTHDAY: Georgios Kasassoglou, Greek musician (d. 1984)
  • 1907: BIRTHDAY: Joel Fluellen, American actor (Porgy and Bess, Burning Cross, Learning Tree), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1990)
  • 1907: BIRTHDAY: Alex Wilson, Canadian athlete (Olympic silver 800m, 2 x bronze 400m, 4x400m relay 1932), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1994)
  • 1906: EVENT: German Shoemaker Wilhelm Voigt (Capt of Köpenick) sentenced to 4 years for forgery after posing as Prussian officer
  • 1906: BIRTHDAY: Jean Cartan, French composer, born in Nancy (d. 1932)
  • 1906: EVENT: Cinema Omnia Pathe, world's 1st cinema, opens (Paris)
  • 1905: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Wilson, Canadian and Notre Dame athlete (d. 1994)
  • 1905: BIRTHDAY: Charles Finney, American author (Circus of Dr Lao)
  • 1905: BIRTHDAY: Ida Carroll, English musician and administrator, (d. 1995)
  • 1904: BIRTHDAY: "Tony" W. A. Boyle, American United Mine Workers president convicted of murder, born in Bald Butte, Montana (d. 1985)
  • 1904: BIRTHDAY: W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president
  • 1903: EVENT: "The Great Train Robbery" the 1st Western film, released starring Justus D. Barnes and G. M. Anderson
  • 1903: EVENT: "The Great Train Robbery", the 1st Western film, released
  • 1902: BIRTHDAY: Red Badgro, American Pro Football Hall of Fame end and coach (NY Giants) and baseball outfielder (NY Yankees), born in Orillia, Washington (d. 1998)
  • 1901: BIRTHDAY: Dorothy James, composer
  • 1901: BIRTHDAY: Ilona Feher, Hungarian-Jewish violinist (d. 1988)
  • 1901: BIRTHDAY: Dorothy James, American composer (d. 1982)
  • 1901: DEATH: George Lohmann, England cricket medium pace bowler (18 Tests, 112 wickets @ 10.75), dies of tuberculosis at 36
  • 1900: EVENT: Portifiro Diaz is inaugurated for his 6th consecutive term as President of Mexico
  • 1900: EVENT: Exiled South African President of Transvaal Paul Kruger visits Flanders and on the same day is declined a visit from the German Kaiser
  • 1899: BIRTHDAY: Robert W. Welch Jr., American businessman who founded the conservative John Birch Society, born in Chowan County, North Carolina (d. 1985)
  • 1899: BIRTHDAY: American business Robert W. Welch Jr. founds the conservative John Birch Society
  • 1897: BIRTHDAY: Cyril Ritchard, Australian actor (Peter Pan, Hans Brinker), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1977)
  • 1897: BIRTHDAY: Cyril Ritchard, Australian actor (Peter Pan; Hans Brinker), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1977)
  • 1897: BIRTHDAY: Manuel A Neat, Curacaos author (Nobleza di Coerazon)
  • 1897: BIRTHDAY: Manuel A. Neat, Curacaos author (Nobleza di Coerazon)
  • 1896: EVENT: 1st certified public accountants receive certificates (NY)
  • 1896: BIRTHDAY: Georgy Zhukov, Russian deputy commander-in-chief of the Red Army during WWII (Battles of Stalingrad, Kursk and Berlin) and Minister of Defense, born in Strelkovka, Kaluga (d. 1974)
  • 1896: BIRTHDAY: Petko Staynov, composer
  • 1896: BIRTHDAY: Petko Staynov , Composer , born in Bulgaria
  • 1896: BIRTHDAY: Petko Staynov, Composer , born in Bulgaria
  • 1896: BIRTHDAY: Petko Staynov, Bulgarian composer, born in Kazanlak, Bulgaria (d. 1977)
  • 1895: BIRTHDAY: Henry Williamson, English author (d. 1977)
  • 1895: BIRTHDAY: Henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), born in Bedfordshire, England (d. 1977)
  • 1893: DEATH: Eduard Franck, German composer, dies at 76
  • 1893: BIRTHDAY: Ernst Toller, German playwright, President of Bavarian Soviet Republic (1919), born in Samotschin (d. 1939)
  • 1893: BIRTHDAY: Herman Griffith, West Indian cricket fast bowler (13 Tests; 44 wickets; best 6-103), born in Arima, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1980)
  • 1892: DEATH: Joseph Lippens, Belgian lieutenant in Congo, murdered
  • 1892: DEATH: Lucius E. Polk, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 59
  • 1892: BIRTHDAY: Leo Clarke , War Hero , born in Canada
  • 1892: BIRTHDAY: Leo Clarke, War Hero , born in Canada
  • 1892: DEATH: Joseph Lippens, Belgian official in Congo, murdered at 37 during the Congo Arab war
  • 1892: BIRTHDAY: Charlie Bachman, American College Football Hall of Fame guard and coach (Notre Dame, Florida, Michigan State), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1985)
  • 1891: BIRTHDAY: Foppe G. Scheltema, Dutch lawyer (wreck laws)
  • 1891: BIRTHDAY: Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer (wreck laws)
  • 1889: BIRTHDAY: Kurt Hitke, Race Car Driver, born in Dresden, Germany
  • 1887: DEATH: Albertus J. Duymaer van Twist, Dutch Governor-General of Dutch East Indies, dies at 78
  • 1887: DEATH: Albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 78
  • 1887: EVENT: Sino-Portuguese treaty recognizes Portugal's control of Macao
  • 1887: EVENT: Sherlock Holmes first appears in print in "Study in Scarlet" by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • 1886: BIRTHDAY: Jack Crawford, English cricket all-rounder (12 Tests; Surrey, South Aust, Otago), born in Cane Hill, Surrey, England (d. 1963)
  • 1886: BIRTHDAY: Zhu De, Chinese general and politician (commander-in-chief of Eighth Route Army), born in Yilong Country, Qing Dynasty (d. 1976)
  • 1886: BIRTHDAY: Jack Crawford, English cricket all-rounder (12 Tests; Surrey, South Australia, Otago), born in Cane Hill, Surrey, England (d. 1963)
  • 1886: BIRTHDAY: Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet (Fugitives & Constants)
  • 1886: BIRTHDAY: Rex Stout, American mystery writer (Nero Wolf novels), born in Noblesville, Indiana (d. 1975)
  • 1886: BIRTHDAY: Willem E Crown, Antillian writer
  • 1885: BIRTHDAY: Guy de Lioncourt, composer
  • 1885: BIRTHDAY: Guy de Lioncourt, French composer, born in Caen, France (d. 1961)
  • 1884: EVENT: Society of Independent Artists hold 1st exhibition in Polychrome Pavilion, Paris, includes Georges Seurat's "Bathers at Asnières"
  • 1884: BIRTHDAY: Torben Myer, Danish actor (Girl Who Came Back, Judgment at Nuremberg, Sullivan's Travels), born in Århus, Denmark (d. 1975)
  • 1884: BIRTHDAY: Conrad Hanson, Race Car Driver, born in Tacoma, WA, USA
  • 1884: BIRTHDAY: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, German painter (d. 1976)
  • 1884: EVENT: American Old West: Near Frisco, New Mexico, deputy sheriff Elfego Baca holds off a gang of 80 Texan cowboys who want to kill him for arresting Charles McCarthy.
  • 1884: DEATH: William Swainson (lawyer), second, and last, Attorney-General (New Zealand) of the Crown Colony of New Zealand (b. 1809)
  • 1883: BIRTHDAY: Romanos Melik'yan, Armenian composer, born in Kizlyar, (d. 1935)
  • 1883: BIRTHDAY: Romanos Hovakimi Melik'yan, composer
  • 1878: EVENT: 1st White House telephone installed
  • 1878: BIRTHDAY: Arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65)
  • 1874: BIRTHDAY: Michael Mallin , War Hero , born in Ireland
  • 1874: BIRTHDAY: Dominicus Johner, composer
  • 1874: BIRTHDAY: Dominicus Johner, German composer and scholar, born in Waldsee (d. 1955)
  • 1874: BIRTHDAY: Michael Mallin, War Hero , born in Ireland
  • 1873: BIRTHDAY: Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck, Dutch politician Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1918-25, 29-33), born in Roermond, Netherlands (d. 1936)
  • 1873: BIRTHDAY: Valery Bryusov, Russian poet (d. 1924)
  • 1873: BIRTHDAY: Charles JM Ruys de Beerenbrouck, premier of Neth (1918-25, 29-33)
  • 1871: BIRTHDAY: Archie MacLaren, English cricket batsman and captain (35 Tests; 424 Lancashire v Somerset 1895), born in Manchester, England (d. 1944)
  • 1869: BIRTHDAY: Eligiusz Niewiadomski, Polish assassin of Gabriel Narutowicz (d. 1923)
  • 1868: BIRTHDAY: Bernard Johnson , Composer , born in England
  • 1868: EVENT: John D. Rockefeller begins anti oil war
  • 1866: DEATH: George Everest, Welsh surveyor and namesake of Mt. Everest, dies at 76
  • 1865: DEATH: Abraham Emanuel Fröhlich, Swiss poet (b. 1796)
  • 1865: DEATH: Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder, dies at 76
  • 1864: EVENT: Raid at Stoneman: Knoxville, Tennessee to Saltville, Virginia
  • 1864: EVENT: Raid at Stoneman: Knoxville, TN to Saltville, VA
  • 1864: EVENT: Skirmish at Millen Brutal, Georgia
  • 1852: EVENT: Telegraph company opens throughout Netherlands
  • 1850: BIRTHDAY: Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer
  • 1850: BIRTHDAY: Peter Lange-Muller, Danish composer and pianist, born in Frederiksberg, Denmark (d. 1926)
  • 1847: BIRTHDAY: Agathe Grondahl, composer
  • 1847: BIRTHDAY: Agathe Backer-Grondahl , Composer , born in Norway
  • 1847: BIRTHDAY: Agathe Backer-Grondahl, Composer , born in Norway
  • 1847: BIRTHDAY: Agathe Backer Grøndahl, Norwegian pianist, composer, and teacher, born in Holmestrand, Norway (d. 1907)
  • 1844: BIRTHDAY: Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain/Ireland
  • 1844: BIRTHDAY: Alfred Cellier, British conductor (Glibert and Sullivan) and composer (Dorothy), born in South Hackney, London (d. 1891)
  • 1844: BIRTHDAY: Alexandra, Danish princess, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1925)
  • 1842: DEATH: Philip Spencer, 1st US naval officer condemned for mutiny, hanged
  • 1842: DEATH: Philip Spencer, American sailor, 1st US naval officer condemned for mutiny, hanged aboard the USS Somers at 19
  • 1835: BIRTHDAY: Micah Jenkins, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Edisto Island, South Carolina (d. 1864)
  • 1835: BIRTHDAY: Micah Jenkins, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1832: BIRTHDAY: Archibald Gracie III, American army officer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in New York City (d. 1864)
  • 1832: BIRTHDAY: Archibald Gracie Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1831: EVENT: Erie Canal closes for entire month due to cold weather
  • 1826: BIRTHDAY: William Mahone, American railway engineer and Major General (Confederate Army), born near Courtland, Virginia (d. 1895)
  • 1826: BIRTHDAY: William Mahone, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1895)
  • 1825: DEATH: Tsar Alexander I of Russia (1801-1825), dies of typhus at 47
  • 1825: DEATH: Tsar Alexander I of Russia (b. 1777). Reigned from 1801
  • 1824: EVENT: US House of Representatives begins to decide outcome of election deadlock between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson (Adams wins)
  • 1823: BIRTHDAY: Ernest Reyer, French opera composer, born in Marseilles, France (d. 1909)
  • 1822: BIRTHDAY: Andrew Allan, Entrepreneur , born in Scotland
  • 1822: EVENT: Dom Pedro crowned emperor of Brazil
  • 1822: EVENT: Franz Liszt, aged 11, debuts as pianist in Vienna
  • 1822: BIRTHDAY: Andrew Allan , Entrepreneur , born in Scotland
  • 1822: EVENT: Franz Liszt, aged 11, debuts as a pianist in Vienna
  • 1822: EVENT: Franz Liszt's, aged 11, debuts as pianist Isabella Colbran
  • 1821: EVENT: Santo Domingo (Dominican Rep) proclaims independence from Spain
  • 1817: DEATH: Justin Heinrich Knechtl, composer, dies at 65
  • 1817: DEATH: Justin Heinrich Knecht, German composer, dies at 65
  • 1814: BIRTHDAY: August Rockel, composer
  • 1814: BIRTHDAY: August Rockel, German composer, born in Graz (d. 1876)
  • 1813: DEATH: Ferdinando Bertoni, Italian composer, dies at 88
  • 1810: BIRTHDAY: Joseph Gungl, composer
  • 1810: BIRTHDAY: Joseph Gungl, Austro-Hungarian bandleader and composer of dances and marches, born in Zsámbék, Hungary (d. 1889)
  • 1808: DEATH: Anton Fischer, German composer, dies at 30
  • 1808: DEATH: Anton Fischer, composer, dies at 30
  • 1808: BIRTHDAY: George Jackson, Politician , born in England
  • 1805: BIRTHDAY: Lungtok Gyatso, 9th Dalai Lama, born near Dan Chokhor Monastery (d. 1815)
  • 1797: DEATH: Oliver Wolcott, American judge, signed US Declaration of Independence, dies at 71
  • 1792: BIRTHDAY: Lobachevsky, mathematician
  • 1792: BIRTHDAY: Nikolai Lobachevsky, Russian mathematician (Lobachevskian geometry), born in Nizhny Novgorod (d. 1856)
  • 1787: BIRTHDAY: Pavel Ivanovich Dolgorukov, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1845)
  • 1787: BIRTHDAY: Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer
  • 1784: BIRTHDAY: Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer
  • 1784: BIRTHDAY: Castil-Blaze [Francois Henri Joseph Blaze], French composer and music critic, born in Cavaillon, France (d. 1857)
  • 1783: EVENT: Jacques Charles and Nicolas Roberts make first untethered ascension with gas hydrogen balloon in Paris
  • 1781: BIRTHDAY: Charles Philippe Lafont, French composer and violinist, born in Paris, France (d. 1839)
  • 1781: BIRTHDAY: Charles Philippe Lafont, composer
  • 1779: BIRTHDAY: Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer
  • 1779: BIRTHDAY: Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, Russian church composer (d. 1856)
  • 1768: EVENT: The slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway (rediscovered 1974)
  • 1768: EVENT: The slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway.
  • 1767: DEATH: Henry Erskine, 10th Earl of Buchan, British Freemason
  • 1766: BIRTHDAY: Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin, Russian writer (d. 1826)
  • 1761: BIRTHDAY: Marie Tussaud , Sculptor , born in France
  • 1761: BIRTHDAY: Marie Tussaud, French founder of Madame Tussaud's wax museum, born in Strasbourg (d. 1850)
  • 1761: BIRTHDAY: Marie Tussaud, Sculptor , born in France
  • 1755: DEATH: Maurice Greene, English composer, dies at 59
  • 1750: EVENT: First school in America to offer manual training courses opens in Maryland
  • 1750: DEATH: Doppelmayr, mathematician
  • 1750: DEATH: Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr, German mathematician astronomer, and cartographer, born in Nuremberg
  • 1743: BIRTHDAY: Martin H Klaproth, German chemist (uranium)
  • 1743: BIRTHDAY: Martin Heinrich Klaproth, German chemist (discovered uranium), born in Wernigerode, Brandenburg (d. 1817)
  • 1742: EVENT: Empress Elisabeth orders expulsion of all Jews from Russia
  • 1736: DEATH: Simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36), dies at 72
  • 1729: DEATH: Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer and mathematician, dies at 64
  • 1729: BIRTHDAY: Giuseppe Sarti, Italian composer, born in Faenza, (d. 1802)
  • 1729: DEATH: Christian Ludwig Boxberg, German composer, dies at 59
  • 1727: DEATH: Johann Heinrich Buttstett, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1726: BIRTHDAY: Eggert Ólafsson, Icelandic explorer, writer (Reise igiennem Island - Travels In Iceland), and language conservationist, born in Svefneyjar, Iceland (d. 1768)
  • 1726: BIRTHDAY: Eggert Olafsson, Icelandic writer
  • 1724: BIRTHDAY: Charles Theodoor, elector (Palts & Bayern)
  • 1724: BIRTHDAY: Charles Theodore, German Elector of Bavaria (1742-77), born in Droogenbosch (d. 1799)
  • 1724: BIRTHDAY: Dismas Hatas, Czech composer, born in Vysoké Mýto (d. 1777)
  • 1723: DEATH: Susanna Centlivre, English actress known as "the most successful female playwright of the eighteenth century", dies at 66 (approximately)
  • 1722: BIRTHDAY: Anna Louisa Karsch "Die Karschin", German poet, born in Hammer, Silesia (d. 1791)
  • 1716: BIRTHDAY: Etienne-Maurice Falconet, French sculptor (d. 1791)
  • 1716: BIRTHDAY: Etienne-Maurice Falconet, French sculptor patronized by Madame de Pompadour, born in Paris, France (d. 1791)
  • 1712: BIRTHDAY: Bernhard Christian Weber, composer
  • 1712: BIRTHDAY: Bernhard Christian Weber, German composer, born in Wolferschwenda (d. 1758)
  • 1709: BIRTHDAY: Franz Xaver Richter, Austro-Moravian composer, singer and conductor, born in Holleschau, Moravia (d. 1789) probable place of birth
  • 1709: BIRTHDAY: Franz Xaver Richter, composer
  • 1709: DEATH: Abraham a Sancta Clara [Johann Ulrich Megerle], German court preacher and friar, dies at 65
  • 1709: DEATH: Abraham a Sancta Clara, [Johann Ulrich Megerle], German court preacher and friar, dies at 65
  • 1708: EVENT: Great Alliance occupies Brussels
  • 1707: DEATH: Jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies
  • 1707: DEATH: Jeremiah Clarke, English Baroque composer and organist (Trumpet Voluntary), commits suicide (b. 1674)
  • 1700: DEATH: Willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53
  • 1690: BIRTHDAY: Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, Lord Chancellor of England, born in Dover, Kent (d. 1764)
  • 1671: BIRTHDAY: Francesco Stradivari, Italian violin maker, son of Antonius, born in Cremona, Lombardy (1743)
  • 1671: BIRTHDAY: Francesco Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius
  • 1671: BIRTHDAY: John Keill, Scottish mathematician, born in Edinburgh, Scotland, (d. 1721)
  • 1660: DEATH: Pierre d'Hozier, French genealogist, dies at 68
  • 1656: EVENT: Germany promises Poland aid against Sweden
  • 1653: EVENT: An athlete from Croydon is reported to have run 20 miles from St Albans to London in less than 90 minutes
  • 1651: DEATH: Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65
  • 1651: DEATH: Cristobal de Isla Diego, Spanish composer, dies at 65
  • 1641: EVENT: Massachusetts becomes the first colony to give statutory recognition to slavery
  • 1640: EVENT: Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule
  • 1640: EVENT: Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule following a revolution by Portuguese nobility; the Portuguese Restoration War begins and lasts until 1668 with recognition by Spain of the country's independence
  • 1635: DEATH: Melchior Teschner, German composer, dies at 51
  • 1634: BIRTHDAY: John-Erasmus Quellinus [Quellien], Flemish painter
  • 1634: BIRTHDAY: John-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter
  • 1633: DEATH: Isabella Clara Eugenia, Sovereign of the Netherlands (1598-1621), dies at 67
  • 1626: EVENT: Pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out
  • 1626: EVENT: Pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh, tyrannical governor of Jerusalem, driven out
  • 1605: BIRTHDAY: Juan de Padilla, composer
  • 1605: BIRTHDAY: Juan de Padilla, Spanish-Mexican composer, born in Málaga, Spain
  • 1602: DEATH: Kobayakawa Hideaki, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1582)
  • 1581: DEATH: Ralph Sherwin, English Catholic saint (b. 1550)
  • 1581: DEATH: Alexander Briant, English Catholic saint, hanged, drawn and quartered (b. around 1556)
  • 1581: DEATH: Alexander Briant, English saint (b. around 1556)
  • 1581: DEATH: Ralph Sherwin, English Catholic saint, hanged, drawn and quartered at 31
  • 1580: DEATH: Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42
  • 1580: DEATH: Giovanni Morone, Italian theologian, diplomat and cardinal, dies at 71
  • 1580: DEATH: Giovanni Morone, Italian theologian/diplomat/cardinal, dies at 71
  • 1580: BIRTHDAY: Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637)
  • 1580: DEATH: Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged, drawn and quartered at 42
  • 1573: BIRTHDAY: Philippus Rovenius [Rouveen], apostile
  • 1573: BIRTHDAY: Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile
  • 1566: BIRTHDAY: Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen
  • 1566: BIRTHDAY: Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, governor of Ft Gorinchem and Nijmegen (d. 1695)
  • 1566: EVENT: Spanish King Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva
  • 1549: BIRTHDAY: Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)
  • 1549: BIRTHDAY: Johan van der Veeken, Dutch merchant, richest shipowner and banker in Rotterdam, born in Mechelen (d. 1616)
  • 1530: DEATH: Margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51
  • 1525: BIRTHDAY: Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600)
  • 1521: BIRTHDAY: Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)
  • 1521: DEATH: Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45
  • 1521: DEATH: Leo X [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45
  • 1455: DEATH: Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77
  • 1455: DEATH: Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor (Gates of Paradise), dies at 77
  • 1433: DEATH: Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan, 100th Emperor of Japan, dies at 56
  • 1420: EVENT: Henry V of England enters Paris
  • 1417: DEATH: Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies
  • 1377: DEATH: King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316)
  • 1374: DEATH: Magnus IV [Magnus Eriksson], king of Norway and Sweden (outlawed slavery), drowns at 58
  • 1374: DEATH: Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies
  • 1241: DEATH: Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214)
  • 1167: EVENT: Northern Italian towns form Lombardi League
  • 1135: DEATH: Henry I Beauclerc, King of England (1100-1135) and the 1st English King after the Norman conquest to be fluent in the English language, dies at around 66 of fever after eating "a surfeit of lampreys"
  • 1083: BIRTHDAY: Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153)
  • 1083: BIRTHDAY: Anna Comnena, Byzantine princess and historian (Alexiad), (d. 1153)
  • 1081: BIRTHDAY: Louis VI 'The Fat', King of the Franks (1108-37) (d. 1137)
  • 1081: BIRTHDAY: Louis VI of France (d. 1137)
  • 1018: DEATH: Thietmar, German chronicler and Bishop of Merseburg, dies at 43
  • 800: EVENT: Charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican.
  • 772: EVENT: Pope Adrian I [Hadrian I] elected
  • 660: DEATH: Eligius [Eloy], French patron saint of horses, goldsmiths and metalworkers who as bishop of Tournay-Noyon spent 20 years converting the pagan population of Flanders to Christianity, dies at around 72
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