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  • 2021: DEATH: Don Sutton, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (MLB All-Star 1972, 73, 75, 77; MLB ERA leader 1980; LA Dodgers), dies from cancer at 75 [1]
  • 2021: DEATH: James Frederick "Jimmie" Rodgers, American pop singer and guitarist ("Honey Comb" ; “Oh-Oh, I’m Falling In Love Again”), dies of kidney disease at 87 [1]
  • 2021: DEATH: (James Frederick) "Jimmie" Rodgers, American pop singer and guitarist ("Honey Comb" ; “Oh-Oh, I’m Falling In Love Again”), dies of kidney disease at 87 [1]
  • 2021: DEATH: Perry Botkin Jr, American arranger, composer ("Nadia's Theme"), and producer (Incredible Bongo Band), dies at 87
  • 2021: EVENT: Brazil begins vaccinations for COVID-19 with the world's second-highest death toll at 209,000
  • 2021: DEATH: Bobby Jacks, Race Car Driver, (b. 2021)
  • 2020: DEATH: Peter Mathebula, South African boxer (WBA flyweight title 1980-81), dies at 67
  • 2020: DEATH: Mario Bergamaschi, Italian soccer midfielder (5 caps; Calcio Como, A.C. Milan, U.C. Sampdoria), dies at 91
  • 2020: EVENT: Premiership Rugby announces reigning European and English champions Saracens to be relegated for exceeding salary cap the previous 3 seasons; club fined £5.3m and docked 35 Premiership points
  • 2020: DEATH: Bubby Jones, Race Car Driver, (b. 2020)
  • 2019: DEATH: Glen Wood, American auto racer, team owner (Wood Bros Racing), dies at 93
  • 2019: DEATH: Glen Wood, Race Car Driver, (b. 2019)
  • 2019: DEATH: Boo the Pomeranian , Dog , (b. 2019)
  • 2019: DEATH: Colin Hall, Race Car Driver, (b. 2019)
  • 2018: BIRTHDAY: Malia O'Brian , Family Member , born in Philippines
  • 2018: DEATH: John Barton, British theatre director and co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, dies at 89
  • 2018: DEATH: Roy Bennett , Politician , (b. 2018)
  • 2018: DEATH: Roy Bennett, Politician , (b. 2018)
  • 2018: EVENT: First drone rescue of swimmers by lifeguards in New South Wales, Australia
  • 2018: DEATH: Lucas M Mangope, 1st president of Bophuthatswana (1977-94), dies at 94
  • 2018: EVENT: Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira rides the largest-ever wave by a female surfer at 20.72 m (68 ft) at Praia do Norte in Nazaréin, Portugal
  • 2017: EVENT: NASA and NOAA announce that 2016 was the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set in 2015 which itself topped a record set in 2014
  • 2017: DEATH: Gene Pacheco, Race Car Driver, (b. 2017)
  • 2017: DEATH: Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket batter and captain (22 Tests, 23 ODOs; captain winning England team in inaugural Women's World Cup 1973), businesswoman and philanthropist, dies at 77
  • 2017: DEATH: Roberta Peters, American operatic soprano (NY Met), dies at 86
  • 2017: DEATH: Mike Kellie, British session and touring rock drummer (Spooky Tooth; The Only Ones), dies at 69
  • 2017: EVENT: Baseball Hall of Fame adds Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez
  • 2016: DEATH: Glenn Frey, American singer-songwriter (The Eagles), dies at 67
  • 2016: DEATH: Mike MacDowel, Race Car Driver, (b. 2016)
  • 2016: EVENT: World's 62 richest people are now as wealthy as half the world's population according to a report published by Oxfam
  • 2016: DEATH: Johnny Bach, American basketball player and coach, dies at 91
  • 2016: DEATH: Michel Tournier, French writer (Friday, or, The Other Island), dies at 91
  • 2016: DEATH: Glenn Frey, American Grammy Award-winning guitarist, singer-songwriter (The Eagles - "Take it Easy"; "Heartache Tonight";"Tequila Sunrise"; solo - "Smuggler's Blues"; "The Heat Is On"), and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame member, dies from complications of rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia at 67
  • 2016: DEATH: Michel Tournier, French writer ( Friday, or, The Other Island), dies at 91
  • 2015: DEATH: A$AP Yams , Rapper , (b. 2015)
  • 2015: DEATH: Dallas Taylor, American session drummer (Crosby, Stills & Nash, Clear Light), dies of complications from pneumonia and kidney disease at 66
  • 2015: EVENT: AB de Villiers makes the fastest century in ODI cricket history from 31 balls against the West Indies
  • 2015: DEATH: A$AP Yams, Rapper , (b. 2015)
  • 2015: DEATH: Piet van der Sanden, Dutch journalist and politician (CDA), dies at 90
  • 2015: EVENT: AFC Championship, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough: New England Patriots beat Indianapolis Colts, 45-7
  • 2015: EVENT: NFC Championship, CenturyLink Field, Seattle: Seattle Seahawks beat Green Bay Packers, 28-22 (OT)
  • 2014: DEATH: Dennis Frederiksen, American rock singer, dies from liver cancer at 62
  • 2014: EVENT: 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards: Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett win
  • 2013: EVENT: Brandon Boyd announces his new band, Sons of the Sea
  • 2013: EVENT: Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin is indicted on corruption charges stemming from post-Hurricane Katrina business contracts and bribes
  • 2012: EVENT: Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) blackout becomes the largest protest in the history of the internet
  • 2012: BIRTHDAY: Brielle Milla , Chemist , born in California
  • 2012: BIRTHDAY: Brielle Milla, Chemist , born in California
  • 2011: DEATH: Sargent Shriver, American politician and activist (Peace Corps), dies at 95
  • 2010: BIRTHDAY: Sophia Reid-Gantzert, TV Actress , born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 2010: DEATH: Eyasu Berhe , World Music Singer , (b. 2010)
  • 2010: DEATH: Eyasu Berhe, World Music Singer , (b. 2010)
  • 2010: BIRTHDAY: Isaac Elliot Rivera , Reality Star , born in United States
  • 2010: BIRTHDAY: Sophia Reid-Gantzert , TV Actress , born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 2010: DEATH: Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, dies at 63
  • 2009: EVENT: AFC Championship, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Baltimore Ravens, 23-14
  • 2009: DEATH: Grigore Vieru, Romanian poet (b. 1935)
  • 2009: EVENT: NFC Championship, University of Phoenix Stadium: Arizona Cardinals beat Philadelphia Eagles, 32-25
  • 2009: DEATH: Tony Hart, English artist and television presenter (Take Hart, Hartbeat), dies at 83
  • 2009: DEATH: Bob May, American actor (b. 1939)
  • 2009: DEATH: Kathleen Byron, British actress (Abdication, Profile, Saving Private Ryan), dies of breast cancer at 88
  • 2008: BIRTHDAY: Katheryn Balboa, YouTube Star , born in United States
  • 2008: BIRTHDAY: Maiya Cosentino , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2008: DEATH: Frank Lewin, American composer and music theorist (b. 1925)
  • 2008: DEATH: Georgia Frontiere, American businesswoman and co-owner of the St. Louis Rams, dies at 80
  • 2008: BIRTHDAY: Katheryn Balboa , YouTube Star , born in United States
  • 2008: BIRTHDAY: Maiya Cosentino, TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2008: DEATH: John Stroger, first African-American Cook County Board President (b. 1929)
  • 2008: EVENT: The United Nations announce George Clooney as a UN messenger of peace
  • 2007: DEATH: Brent Liles, American musician (Agent Orange/Social Distortion) (b. 1963)
  • 2007: BIRTHDAY: Tyler Crumley , Movie Actor , born in Austell, GA
  • 2007: EVENT: Hurricane Kyrill: kills at least 44 in Western Europe: strongest British storm in 17 years kills 14 people, worst German storm since 1999 with 13 deaths and causes container Ship MSC Napoli to be destroyed off coast of Devon
  • 2006: BIRTHDAY: Max Battle , Instagram Star , born in Michigan
  • 2006: DEATH: Jan Twardowski , Poet , (b. 2006)
  • 2006: DEATH: Jan Twardowski, Polish poet (b. 1915)
  • 2006: BIRTHDAY: Max Battle, Instagram Star , born in Michigan
  • 2005: DEATH: Lamont Bentley, American actor (b. 1973)
  • 2005: EVENT: The world's largest commercial jet, the Airbus A380, is unveiled in France
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Cassidy Correll , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Nowkie , TikTok Star , born in Minsk, Belarus
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Nowkie, TikTok Star , born in Minsk, Belarus
  • 2004: EVENT: AFC Championship, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough: New England Patriots beat Indianapolis Colts, 24-14
  • 2004: EVENT: NFC Championship, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia: Carolina Panthers beat Philadelphia Eagles, 14-3
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Abbie Formoso , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Quinten Verschure, TikTok Star , born in Netherlands
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Quinten Verschure , TikTok Star , born in Netherlands
  • 2003: DEATH: Gavin Lyall, British author (Conduct of Major Maxim, The Secret Servant), dies of cancer at 70
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: KS Ldn, YouTube Star , born in England
  • 2003: EVENT: A bushfire kills 4 people and destroys more than 500 homes in Canberra, Australia.
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: George Canseco , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: George Canseco, TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: KS Ldn , YouTube Star , born in England
  • 2003: DEATH: Edward "The Sheik" Farhat, American professional wrestler (b. 1926)
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Ki-Jana Hoever , Soccer Player , born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2002: DEATH: Alex Hannum, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (1st ABA, NBA winning coach), dies at 78
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Tie Vlone , TikTok Star , born in Philadelphia, PA
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Freddie Liu, TikTok Star , born in Seattle, WA
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Samuel Joslin , Movie Actor , born in England
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Csiki Rosemari, TikTok Star , born in Romania
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Freddie Liu , TikTok Star , born in Seattle, WA
  • 2002: EVENT: Sierra Leone Civil War finally declared over.
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Felipe Bragança, Movie Actor , born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Kanqsquad , Instagram Star , born in United States
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Karlos Kolk , YouTube Star , born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Karlos Kolk, YouTube Star , born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Sarah Graysun , TikTok Star , born in Ohio
  • 2001: DEATH: Al Waxman, Canadian actor (b. 1935)
  • 2001: DEATH: Laurent-Desire Kabila, Politician , (b. 2001)
  • 2001: DEATH: Reg Prentice, British government minister, dies at 77
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Doni Tosh , TikTok Star , born in Dallas, TX
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Jabez Noel Villalobos, Instagram Star , born in Dallas, TX
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Linda Sun, YouTube Star , born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Quin NFN , Rapper , born in Austin, TX
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Quin NFN, Rapper , born in Austin, TX
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Thomas Raggi, Guitarist , born in Rome, Italy
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Sarah Graysun, TikTok Star , born in Ohio
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Felipe Braganca , Movie Actor , born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Felipe Bragança , Movie Actor , born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Jabez Noel Villalobos , Instagram Star , born in Dallas, TX
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Thomas Raggi , Guitarist , born in Rome, Italy
  • 2001: DEATH: Laurent-Desire Kabila , Politician , (b. 2001)
  • 2001: EVENT: New York's Mike Richter picks up his 267th career NHL win to become the winningest goaltender in team history; passes Ed Giacomin; Rangers beat the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs, 2-1 in overtime
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Bossaide, YouTube Star , born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Camila Niccole, TikTok Star , born in Chile
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Maryam Nasim, Instagram Star , born in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • 2000: DEATH: Margarete Schutte-Lihotzky , Architect , (b. 2000)
  • 2000: EVENT: The Tagish Lake meteorite impacts the Earth.
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Bossaide , YouTube Star , born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Denise Mski, YouTube Star , born in Germany
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Deniz Vural, YouTube Star , born in Romania
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Mario Minaj, TikTok Star , born in Chile
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Nathan Davis Jr, TV Actor , born in Long Beach, CA
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Romy Weltman, TV Actress , born in Canada
  • 2000: DEATH: Jester Hairston, American actor (That's My Mama, Amen), dies at 98
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Denise Mski , YouTube Star , born in Germany
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Deniz Vural , YouTube Star , born in Romania
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Maryam Nasim , Instagram Star , born in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • 2000: DEATH: Frances Drake [Dean], American actress (Mad Love, The Invisible Ray), dies from natural causes at 87
  • 2000: DEATH: Margarete Schutte-Lihotzky, Architect , (b. 2000)
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Nathan Davis Jr , TV Actor , born in Long Beach, CA
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Romy Weltman , TV Actress , born in Canada
  • 2000: DEATH: Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (b. 1897)
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Andrea Tóth , TV Actress , born in Oradea, Romania
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Karan Brar , Movie Actor , born in Redmond, WA
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Shadow Hex, YouTube Star , born in Bulgaria
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Elena Genevinne , YouTube Star , born in California
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: JamooTV , TikTok Star , born in Germany
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Karan Brar, American actor (Diary of a Wimpy Kid; Bunk'd), born in Redmond, Washington
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Mateus Ward , TV Actor , born in Burbank, CA
  • 1999: DEATH: Zahoor Ul Akhlaq , Painter , (b. 1999)
  • 1999: DEATH: Zahoor Ul Akhlaq, Painter , (b. 1999)
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Amanda Jones , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Andrea Tóth, TV Actress , born in Oradea, Romania
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: JamooTV, TikTok Star , born in Germany
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Karan Brar, Movie Actor , born in Redmond, WA
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Luis Giraldo , R&B Singer , born in Colombia
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Mateus Ward, TV Actor , born in Burbank, CA
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Shadow Hex , YouTube Star , born in Bulgaria
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Austin McCusker, Race Car Driver, born in Glen Head, NY, USA
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Karan Aujla, Pop Singer , born in Punjab, India
  • 1998: EVENT: Boston Celtics retire Robert Parrish's #00
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Mason Fulp , Instagram Star , born in Pasadena, CA
  • 1998: EVENT: 48th NHL All-Star Game, General Motors Place, Vancouver, BC: North America beats World, 8-7; MVP: Teemu Selanne, Anaheim, RW
  • 1998: EVENT: Larry Bird returns to Boston as head coach of the Indiana Pacers for the first time, as former Celtics center Robert Parish is honoured by having his No. 00 raised to the Fleet Center rafters
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Karan Aujla , Pop Singer , born in Punjab, India
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Mason Fulp, Instagram Star , born in Pasadena, CA
  • 1998: EVENT: 55th Golden Globes: "Titanic", Peter Fonda and Judi Dench win
  • 1998: EVENT: "Ragtime" opens at Ford Theater NYC
  • 1998: EVENT: 55th Golden Globes: "Titanic", Peter Fonda, & Judi Dench win
  • 1998: EVENT: ABL All-Star Game at Disney complex in Orlando
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Henriette Kjormo, TikTok Star , born in Norway
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Kat Kristian , Model , born in Mumbai, India
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Millie O'Connell , Stage Actress , born in England
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Millie O'Connell, Stage Actress , born in England
  • 1997: DEATH: Paul Tsongas, (Sen-D-Mass), dies at 55
  • 1997: DEATH: Paul Tsongas, American politician (Sen-D-Mass), dies of complications from pneumonia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma at 55
  • 1997: EVENT: Boerge Ousland of Norway becomes the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Louis Levanti, TikTok Star , born in Long Island, NY
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Mariana Morais , Instagram Star , born in Sorocaba, Brazil
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Mariana Morais, Instagram Star , born in Sorocaba, Brazil
  • 1997: DEATH: Neville Crump, British racehorse trainer, dies at 86 [1]
  • 1997: EVENT: 47th NHL All-Star Game, San Jose Arena, San Jose, CA: East beats West, 11-7; Mark Recchi, Montreal, RW
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Henriette Kjormo , TikTok Star , born in Norway
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Kat Kristian, Model , born in Mumbai, India
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Mike Guzman , YouTube Star , born in El Salvador
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Mike Guzman, YouTube Star , born in El Salvador
  • 1997: DEATH: Myfanwy Piper, British librettist and art critic, dies at 85
  • 1997: DEATH: Neville Crump, British racehorse trainer, dies at 86
  • 1997: EVENT: In north west Rwanda, Hutu militia members kill 3 Spanish aid workers, 3 soldiers and seriously wound one other.
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Arianna Ajtar, Fashion Designer , born in England
  • 1996: DEATH: Minnesota Fats, [Rudolf Wanderone Jr], billiard hustler, dies at 82
  • 1996: EVENT: Baseball owners unanimously approve interleague play in 1997
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Arianna Ajtar , Fashion Designer , born in England
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Cdot Honcho , Rapper , born in Chicago, IL
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Cdot Honcho, Rapper , born in Chicago, IL
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Sarah Gilman, TV Actress , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1996: DEATH: Leonor Fini, Argentine artist, dies at 87
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Karine Staehle , Reality Star , born in Brazil
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Karine Staehle, Reality Star , born in Brazil
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Sarah Gilman , TV Actress , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1996: DEATH: Minnesota Fats [Rudolf Wanderone Jr], billiard hustler, dies at 82
  • 1996: DEATH: N T Rama Rao, Prime Minister of Andhra Pradesh India (1983-84, 84-89, 94-95), dies
  • 1996: DEATH: Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Indian actor (b. 1923)
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Kiara Tito , TV Show Host , born in Albania
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Kiara Tito, TV Show Host , born in Albania
  • 1996: DEATH: Jos Kunst, Dutch composer, dies at 60
  • 1996: WEDDING: Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce from Michael Jackson in NY
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Gloria Groove, World Music Singer , born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Julian Sellmeister, Rapper , born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Nay , YouTube Star , born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Samantha Ortiz , Reality Star , born in United States
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Seth Gothico , Guitarist , born in Philippines
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Seth Gothico, Guitarist , born in Philippines
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Shaima Qasim , Model , born in Kirkuk, Iraq
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Shaima Qasim, Model , born in Kirkuk, Iraq
  • 1995: DEATH: Ron Luciano, American baseball umpire in the American League (1969-79), dies at 57
  • 1995: EVENT: Kumble takes 16-99 in match for Karnataka v Kerala
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Chinese Kitty , Instagram Star , born in Queens, NY
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Julian Sellmeister , Rapper , born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Lama Abu Sheikha , YouTube Star , born in Jordan
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Lama Abu Sheikha, YouTube Star , born in Jordan
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Laura Cassai , Chef , born in Australia
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Mark Anthony Oblea , Reality Star , born in Bacoor, Philippines
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Nastya Kusakina , Model , born in Penza, Russia
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Ramee , Twitch Star , born in United States
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: UDY, YouTube Star , born in United States
  • 1995: DEATH: Adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel 1939), dies at 91
  • 1995: DEATH: Charles Baskerville, vocalist, dies at 54
  • 1995: DEATH: Joseph Kagan, Lithuanian-British businessman (Gannex raincoats), dies at 79
  • 1995: DEATH: Joseph Kagan, Lithuanian-British businessman, and inventor (Gannex raincoats), dies at 79
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Laura Cassai, Chef , born in Australia
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Nay, YouTube Star , born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Ramee, Twitch Star , born in United States
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Sara Robert, Instagram Star , born in Bekasi, Indonesia
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Chinese Kitty, Instagram Star , born in Queens, NY
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Mark Anthony Oblea, Reality Star , born in Bacoor, Philippines
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Melody Prima Ananda , Soap Opera Actress , born in Indonesia
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Sanxyra , Twitch Star , born in Iceland
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Sara Robert , Instagram Star , born in Bekasi, Indonesia
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: UDY , YouTube Star , born in United States
  • 1995: EVENT: Pope John Paul II begins visit to Australia
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Fabio Rovazzi , Facebook Star , born in Italy
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Nick Barstad, Race Car Driver, born in Prior Lake, MN, USA
  • 1994: DEATH: Arthur Altman, American songwriter (All or Nothing at All), dies at 83
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Esmeralda Roxana Alvarez Leyva, Model , born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Max Fried, Baseball Player , born in Santa Monica, CA
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Mélanie Amar , Reality Star , born in France
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: TimTom, YouTube Star , born in United States
  • 1994: DEATH: Torbjörn Hultcrantzn, Swedish jazz double player, dies at 56
  • 1994: EVENT: The Cando event, a possible bolide impact in Cando, Spain. Witnesses claim to have seen a fireball in the sky lasting for almost one minute.
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Camila Zuluaga, YouTube Star , born in Bogota, Colombia
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Nathan Davis Jr , TV Actor , born in Long Beach, CA
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Camila Zuluaga , YouTube Star , born in Bogota, Colombia
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Esmeralda Roxana Alvarez Leyva , Model , born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Fabio Rovazzi, Facebook Star , born in Italy
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Mélanie Amar, Reality Star , born in France
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: TimTom , YouTube Star , born in United States
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Paigey Cakey, Rapper , born in London, England
  • 1993: DEATH: M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor, dies at 85
  • 1993: DEATH: Mia Meijer, Dutch playwright/director (Machine Child), dies
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Juan Fernando Quintero , Soccer Player , born in Medellin, Colombia
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Juan Fernando Quintero, Soccer Player , born in Medellin, Colombia
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Montana Tucker, Pop Singer , born in Boca Raton, FL
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Morgan York, American actress, born in Burbank, California
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Paigey Cakey , Rapper , born in London, England
  • 1993: EVENT: West Indies beat Australia 2-0 win cricket's World Series Cup
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Montana Tucker , Pop Singer , born in Boca Raton, FL
  • 1993: DEATH: Eleanor Hibbert, British author (b. 1906)
  • 1993: DEATH: Mike Templeton, 2nd person to receive a heart pump, dies at 34
  • 1993: EVENT: Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observed in all 50 states of the USA for 1st time
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Anas Marwah, YouTube Star , born in Canada
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Gamze Erçel , TV Actress , born in Turkey
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Ronja Furrer , Model , born in Switzerland
  • 1992: DEATH: John Remme, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56
  • 1992: EVENT: Comedian Pat McCormick injured in a car accident
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Anas Marwah , YouTube Star , born in Canada
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Erick Urgilés, Photographer , born in Cuenca, Ecuador
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Lorena Medina, Model , born in Mexico
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Maria Poonlertlarp, Model , born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Sebastian Gallegos , Soccer Player , born in Uruguay
  • 1992: DEATH: Tom Elios, entertainer, dies
  • 1992: EVENT: 43rd NHL All-Star Game, Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA: Campbell beats Wales, 10-6; MVP: Brett Hull, St. Louis, RW
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Gamze Erçel, TV Actress , born in Turkey
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Iván González , Model , born in Spain
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Lorena Medina , Model , born in Mexico
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Ronja Furrer, Model , born in Switzerland
  • 1992: EVENT: 49th Golden Globes: Bugsy, Nick Nolte and Jodie Foster win
  • 1992: WEDDING: Chinese-American actress Joan Chen (Twin Peaks) marries Dr Peter Hui
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Erick Urgilés , Photographer , born in Cuenca, Ecuador
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Iván González , Model , born in Spain
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Iván González, Model , born in Spain
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Maria Poonlertlarp , Model , born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: John Luc , YouTube Star , born in Australia
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Justin Rod , YouTube Star , born in Vietnam
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Martti Hallik , YouTube Star , born in Estonia
  • 1991: EVENT: Eastern Air Lines goes out of business after 62 years, citing financial problems.
  • 1991: EVENT: Longest tennis match at the Australian Open, Boris Becker beats Italy's Omar Camporese in 5 hours & 11 mins
  • 1991: EVENT: WLAF's NY Knights become NY-NJ Knights
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Angela Ponce, Model , born in Spain
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Ashleigh Brennan, Gymnast , born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Jason Rod , YouTube Star , born in Vietnam
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Jason Rod, YouTube Star , born in Vietnam
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Justin Rod, YouTube Star , born in Vietnam
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Lauryn Goodman, Entrepreneur , born in England
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Martti Hallik, YouTube Star , born in Estonia
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Varun Aditya , Photographer , born in India
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Varun Aditya, Photographer , born in India
  • 1991: DEATH: Nita Krebs, actress (The Wizard of Oz), dies of heart attack at 85
  • 1991: DEATH: Pee Wee Martin, Race Car Driver, (b. 1991)
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Carlacia Grant, Movie Actress , born in New Haven, CT
  • 1991: DEATH: Hamilton Fish III, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), dies at 102
  • 1991: EVENT: Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Angela Ponce , Model , born in Spain
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Ashleigh Brennan , Gymnast , born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Carlacia Grant , Movie Actress , born in New Haven, CT
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: John Luc, YouTube Star , born in Australia
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Lauryn Goodman , Entrepreneur , born in England
  • 1991: EVENT: US acknowledges CIA and US Army paid Manuel Noriega $320,000 over his career
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Hannes Van Dahl , Drummer , born in Sweden
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Jiaoying Summers , TikTok Star , born in China
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Jiaoying Summers, TikTok Star , born in China
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Zeeko Zaki , TV Actor , born in Alexandria, Egypt
  • 1990: DEATH: Melanie Appleby, rocker (Mel & Kim), dies of liver cancer at 23
  • 1990: EVENT: Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry arrested in drug enforcement sting
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Gorgui Dieng, Basketball Player , born in Senegal
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Irene Cercado , Pop Singer , born in Santiago, Philippines
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Mina Atta, World Music Singer , born in Egypt
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Brett Lawrie , Baseball Player , born in Canada
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Brett Lawrie, Baseball Player , born in Canada
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Gaurav Alugh , Reality Star , born in India
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Gift Ngoepe, South African-born baseball player, 1st black African to play in Major League Baseball, born in Pietersburg, South Africa
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Gorgui Dieng , Basketball Player , born in Senegal
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Hannes Van Dahl, Drummer , born in Sweden
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Nikki Valentine , Pop Singer , born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Toothfairy Gardy , YouTube Star , born in Greece
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Zeeko Zaki, TV Actor , born in Alexandria, Egypt
  • 1990: EVENT: South Africa says it is reconsidering ban on African National Congress
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Irene Cercado, Pop Singer , born in Santiago, Philippines
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Kelly Rohrbach , Model , born in Connecticut
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Mina Atta , World Music Singer , born in Egypt
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Nikki Valentine, Pop Singer , born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Nikki , Pop Singer , born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Toothfairy Gardy, YouTube Star , born in Greece
  • 1990: DEATH: Rusty Hamer, American actor (Rusty-Make Room for Daddy), dies at 52
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Aurelia Carisa, Makeup Artist , born in Indonesia
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Ibrahim MAAROUFI, Soccer Player, born in Morocco
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Natasha Rathnayake, Pop Singer , born in Sri Lanka
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Ricardo de Sa , Movie Actor , born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Ricardo de Sá , Movie Actor , born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Ricardo de Sá, Movie Actor , born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1989: EVENT: IBM announces earnings up 10.4% in 1988
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Natasha Rathnayake , Pop Singer , born in Sri Lanka
  • 1989: EVENT: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Dion; Otis Redding; The Rolling Stones; The Temptations; Stevie Wonder; The Ink Spots; Bessie Smith; The Soul Stirrers; and Phil Spector
  • 1989: EVENT: West Indies beat Australia in a rain-affected 3rd final in Sydney to win cricket's World Series Cup Tri-Series, 2-1; match reduced to 18 overs
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Angelo Carlucci , TV Actor , born in Germany
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Angelo Carlucci, TV Actor , born in Germany
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Kay Pea , Twitch Star , born in Canada
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Kay Pea, Twitch Star , born in Canada
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Aurelia Carisa , Makeup Artist , born in Indonesia
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Ysa Santos , Dancer , born in Brazil
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Ysa Santos, Dancer , born in Brazil
  • 1989: DEATH: Bruce Chatwin, British writer, dies at 49
  • 1989: WEDDING: Candace Thomas marries Steve Garvey
  • 1989: EVENT: Astronomers discover pulsar in remnants of Supernova 1987A (LMC)
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Angelique Kerber, German tennis player (3-time Grand Slam winner), born in Bremen, Germany
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Ashleigh Murray , TV Actress , born in Kansas City, MO
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: G18 , YouTube Star , born in Peru
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: G18, YouTube Star , born in Peru
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Juan Arbeláez, Chef , born in Bogota, Colombia
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Kate Lamb , TV Actress , born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Kate Lamb, TV Actress , born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Ronnie Day [Ronald Guglielmone Jr.], American singer-songwriter (Nine Sleepless Nights), born in Redwood City, California
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tujamo , DJ , born in Detmold, Germany
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Tujamo, DJ , born in Detmold, Germany
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Cory Marsh , Photographer , born in England
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Juan BEGAZO, Soccer Player, born in Peru
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Oussama Bastaoui, World Music Singer , born in Morocco
  • 1988: EVENT: Airliner crashes in SW China, killing all 108 on board
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Ashleigh Murray, TV Actress , born in Kansas City, MO
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Juan Arbeláez , Chef , born in Bogota, Colombia
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Manoel PETERSON, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Oussama Bastaoui , World Music Singer , born in Morocco
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Alves DÍONÍSIO, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Angelique Kerber , Tennis Player , born in Bremen, Germany
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Angelique Kerber, Tennis Player , born in Bremen, Germany
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Gonzalo ROBLEDO, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Grigoris MAKOS, Soccer Player, born in Greece
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Ingvild Deila, Movie Actress , born in Norway
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Renato Jofre , TV Actor , born in Chile
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Renato Jofre, TV Actor , born in Chile
  • 1987: EVENT: 3rd Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Andreas WIHLBORG, Soccer Player, born in Sweden
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Tamara Gorro , Reality Star , born in Segovia, Spain
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Alessio ARFE, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Dana Halabi , World Music Singer , born in Kuwait
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Dana Halabi, World Music Singer , born in Kuwait
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Denitsa Ikonomova , Dancer , born in Bulgaria
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Ilhan PARLAK, Soccer Player, born in Turkey
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Ismael Sosa , Soccer Player , born in Argentina
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Ismael SOSA, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Johan Djourou, Soccer Player , born in Ivory Coast
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Johan DJOUROU, Soccer Player, born in Switzerland
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Kyle CRITCHELL, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Ryan GILLIGAN, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Ingvild Deila , Movie Actress , born in Norway
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Johan Djourou , Soccer Player , born in Ivory Coast
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Johan DJOUROU, Footballer, born in Switzerland
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Pier-Luc Ouellette, Race Car Driver, born in Ste-Annes-des-Plain, Quebec
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Tamara Gorro, Reality Star , born in Segovia, Spain
  • 1987: DEATH: George Thalben-Ball, Australian-English organist (Birmingham City Organist, 1949-83), and composer (Elegy), dies at 90
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Becca Tobin , TV Actress , born in Marietta, GA
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Jean Toussaint , Instagram Star , born in Brooklyn, NY
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Senad Lulic , Soccer Player , born in Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Senad Lulic, Soccer Player , born in Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • 1986: EVENT: NY Lotto pays $30.5 million to one winner (#s are 19-20-27-34-41-46)
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Maksim BERDNIK, Soccer Player, born in Russia
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Nahiony Reyes Batista, TV Show Host , born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Xi CAI, Soccer Player, born in China
  • 1986: EVENT: AIDS charity record "That's What Friends are For" hits #1
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Becca Tobin , TV Actress , born in Marietta, GA
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Emiliano ARMENTEROS, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Eugene Lee Yang , YouTube Star , born in Pflugerville, TX
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Eugene Lee Yang, YouTube Star , born in Pflugerville, TX
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Jean Toussaint, Instagram Star , born in Brooklyn, NY
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Nahiony Reyes Batista , TV Show Host , born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Becca Tobin, TV Actress , born in Marietta, GA
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Borislav DIMITROV, Soccer Player, born in Bulgaria
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Daniel MÁRQUEZ, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Mirko BRUCCINI, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1986: DEATH: Claire James, American actress (Jack Armstrong), dies at 65
  • 1986: EVENT: 24th Space Shuttle (61-C) Mission-Columbia 7-returns to Earth
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Femi AJILORE, Soccer Player, born in Nigeria
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Joel Julio, Boxer , born in Colombia
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Minnisha Lamba, Indian actress & model, born in New Delhi, India
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Pinazo PERICO, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Johan Djourou , Soccer Player , born in Ivory Coast
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Johan DJOUROU, Footballer, born in Switzerland
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Pier-Luc Ouellette, Race Car Driver, born in Ste-Annes-des-Plain, Quebec
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Tamara Gorro, Reality Star , born in Segovia, Spain
  • 1987: DEATH: George Thalben-Ball, Australian-English organist (Birmingham City Organist, 1949-83), and composer (Elegy), dies at 90
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Becca Tobin , TV Actress , born in Marietta, GA
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Jean Toussaint , Instagram Star , born in Brooklyn, NY
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Senad Lulic , Soccer Player , born in Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Senad Lulic, Soccer Player , born in Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • 1986: EVENT: NY Lotto pays $30.5 million to one winner (#s are 19-20-27-34-41-46)
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Maksim BERDNIK, Soccer Player, born in Russia
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Nahiony Reyes Batista, TV Show Host , born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Xi CAI, Soccer Player, born in China
  • 1986: EVENT: AIDS charity record "That's What Friends are For" hits #1
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Becca Tobin , TV Actress , born in Marietta, GA
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Emiliano ARMENTEROS, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Eugene Lee Yang , YouTube Star , born in Pflugerville, TX
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Eugene Lee Yang, YouTube Star , born in Pflugerville, TX
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Jean Toussaint, Instagram Star , born in Brooklyn, NY
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Nahiony Reyes Batista , TV Show Host , born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Becca Tobin, TV Actress , born in Marietta, GA
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Borislav DIMITROV, Soccer Player, born in Bulgaria
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Daniel MÁRQUEZ, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Mirko BRUCCINI, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1986: DEATH: Claire James, American actress (Jack Armstrong), dies at 65
  • 1986: EVENT: 24th Space Shuttle (61-C) Mission-Columbia 7-returns to Earth
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Femi AJILORE, Soccer Player, born in Nigeria
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Joel Julio, Boxer , born in Colombia
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Minnisha Lamba, Indian actress & model, born in New Delhi, India
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Pinazo PERICO, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1985: DEATH: Mahmoud Taha, Sudanese Muslim leader, hanged at 76
  • 1985: DEATH: Wilfrid Brambell, Irish actor (Hard Day's Night, Steptoe and Son), dies from cancer at 72
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Benoît BENVEGNU, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Dale Begg-Smith, Australian-Canadian freestyle skier, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: de rezende ROBERTO SOUSA, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Hannah Slyfox , YouTube Star , born in California
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Hannah Slyfox, YouTube Star , born in California
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Kesarin Chaichalermpol , Movie Actress , born in Thailand
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Omar MALDONADO, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Pablo CASTRO, Soccer Player, born in Uruguay
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Riccardo MONTOLIVO, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Javier ROBLES, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Josh Hurley, Race Car Driver, born in Cooper City, FL, USA
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Rezende ROBERTO, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Riccardo Montolivo, Italian soccer player, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Joel Julio , Boxer , born in Colombia
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Marcelo ALATORRE, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Yannick CAHUZAC, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Byung-Do CHOI, Soccer Player, born in Korea Republic
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Gianluca GALASSO, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Jan GLINKER, Soccer Player, born in Germany
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Leonardo PISCULICHI, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Benji Schwimmer, American dancer, born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Evgenia Obraztsova , Dancer , born in Russia
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Jorge GARCÍA, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Kristy Lee Cook, American country singer (American Idol season 7), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Librado AZCONA, Soccer Player, born in Ecuador
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Makoto HASEBE, Soccer Player, born in Japan
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Michael Kearney, American child prodigy, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1984: DEATH: Malcolm H Kerr, 9th President of American U of Beirut, shot dead
  • 1984: DEATH: Malcolm Kerr , Non-Fiction Author , (b. 1984)
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Abd Rabou HOSNY, Soccer Player, born in Egypt
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Evgenia Obraztsova, Dancer , born in Russia
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Johanna Salomaa, Pop Singer , born in Finland
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Maarja Kivi, Estonian singer, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Makoto Hasebe , Soccer Player , born in Japan
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Seung-Hui Cho, South Korean-born spree killer (Virginia Tech), born in Onyang-dong, South Korea (d. 2007)
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Ugo UKAH, Soccer Player, born in Nigeria
  • 1984: DEATH: Malcolm Kerr, Non-Fiction Author , (b. 1984)
  • 1984: EVENT: 80th Islander & 3rd dual hat trick (Carroll & Bossy) 9-1 win
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Johanna Salomaa , Pop Singer , born in Finland
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Makoto Hasebe, Soccer Player , born in Japan
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Willie SIMS, Soccer Player, born in Guatemala
  • 1984: DEATH: Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer and songwriter (b. 1915)
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Ike Edeani , Photographer , born in Enugu, Nigeria
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Jung Yu-mi , Movie Actress , born in South Korea
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Kirill ORLOV, Soccer Player, born in Russia
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Pierre IBARRA, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Vihren UZUNOV, Soccer Player, born in Bulgaria
  • 1983: DEATH: Cedric Thorpe Davie, British composer of film scores and pedagogue (The Green Man; St. Andrews University), dies at 69
  • 1983: EVENT: IOC restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals (Pentathlon & Decathlon victories) 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semi-pro baseball
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Amir Blumenfeld, TV Show Host , born in Afula, Israel
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Hamdi KASRAOUI, Soccer Player, born in Tunisia
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Nuno LARANJEIRO, Soccer Player, born in Portugal
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Samantha Mumba, Irish singer & actress, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Ike Edeani, Photographer , born in Enugu, Nigeria
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Samantha Mumba , Pop Singer , born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Samantha Mumba, Pop Singer , born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1983: EVENT: Dick Motta becomes the 5th NBA coach to record 600 wins as his Dallas Mavericks defeat the Golden State Warriors, 112-102 in Oakland
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Amir Blumenfeld , TV Show Host , born in Afula, Israel
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Carl McCoy, American singer (Fields of the Nephilim), born in London
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Jelena Gavrilovic , TV Actress , born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Jelena Gavrilovic, TV Actress , born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Katie White, British musician (the Ting Tings), born in Lowton, England
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Mahir SAGLIK, Soccer Player, born in Turkey
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Samantha Mumba, Irish pop and R&B singer ("Gotta Tell You") and actress (The time Machine), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Thomas HANSEN, Soccer Player, born in Denmark
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Álvaro MEJÍA, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Don G, Rapper , born in Portugal
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Fabrizio Moreira , Politician , born in Manta, Ecuador
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ferdinando Valencia , Soap Opera Actor , born in Mexico
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Joanna Newsom, American harpist, born in Nevada City, Calfornia
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Líbero PARRI, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Fabrizio Moreira, Politician , born in Manta, Ecuador
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Felix LUZ, Soccer Player, born in Germany
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Jonathan Hicken, Race Car Driver, born in Brudenell, Prince Edward Island
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Saraiva IVÁN, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ariadne Artiles , Model , born in Las Palmas, Spain
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ruby Franke, YouTube Star , born in Utah
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Spindler BARÉ, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Don G , Rapper , born in Portugal
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Elisabeth Heier-werner , Blogger , born in Norway
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Fabiano MEDINA, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Joanna Newsom, American harpist, born in Nevada City, California
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ruby Franke , YouTube Star , born in Utah
  • 1982: DEATH: Burnet Corwin Tuthill, American composer (Laurentia), dies at 93
  • 1982: DEATH: Trent Lehman, actor (Butch-Nanny & the Professor), dies at 20
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: John Kavanagh , MMA Fighter , born in Ireland
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Liu ZHIQING, Soccer Player, born in China
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Olivier Rochus, Belgian tennis player, born in Namur, Belgium
  • 1981: EVENT: Swedish tennis star Björn Borg claims his second straight ATP Masters Grand Prix title with a 6–4, 6–2, 6–2 win over Ivan Lendl at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: John Kavanagh, MMA Fighter , born in Ireland
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Khari Stephenson, Soccer Player , born in Jamaica
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Olivier Rochus , Tennis Player , born in Belgium
  • 1981: DEATH: Rudolf Schrader , Gymnast , (b. 1981)
  • 1981: EVENT: Phil Smith and Phil Mayfield become the first two people to BASE jump from objects in all four categories (buildings, cliffs, bridges, antennae) after parachuting off a Houston skyscraper
  • 1981: EVENT: Punk singer Wendy O. Williams arrested in Milwaukee for on-stage obscenity (later cleared)
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Andrey KARPOVICH, Soccer Player, born in Kazakhstan
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Daniel MENDES, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Khari Stephenson , Soccer Player , born in Jamaica
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Khari STEPHENSON, Soccer Player, born in Jamaica
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Olivier Rochus, Tennis Player , born in Belgium
  • 1981: DEATH: Rudolf Schrader, Gymnast , (b. 1981)
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Gabriel CÂNU, Soccer Player, born in Romania
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Kang Dong-won , Movie Actor , born in South Korea
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Kang Dong-won, South Korean model & actor, born in Busan, South Korea
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Khari Stephenson, Jamaican footballer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Peter CANERO, Soccer Player, born in Scotland
  • 1981: EVENT: Iran accepts US offer of $7.9 billion in frozen assets
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Julius Peppers, American football player (Carolina Panthers), born in Wilson, North Carolina
  • 1980: EVENT: Pink Floyd's album "The Wall" hits #1
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Billy LeBlanc, YouTube Star , born in Louisiana
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Estelle Swaray, English singer, born in Hammersmith, London
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Jesús VÁZQUEZ, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Meisam Taheri, Race Car Driver, born in Takestan, Iran
  • 1980: EVENT: Gold reaches $1,000 an ounce
  • 1980: EVENT: Studio 54 owners Steve Rubell & Ian Schrager sentenced to 3½ years in prison for tax evasion & fined $20,000
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Édgar ÁLVAREZ, Soccer Player, born in Honduras
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Jason Segel , TV Actor , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Jason Segel, TV Actor , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Juan PASTENES, Soccer Player, born in Chile
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Kert HAAVISTU, Soccer Player, born in Estonia
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Robert Green, English footballer, born in Chertsey, United Kingdom
  • 1980: DEATH: Cecil Beaton, British photographer, dies at 76
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Billy LeBlanc , YouTube Star , born in Louisiana
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Estelle [Swaray], English singer-songwriter, rapper ("American Boy", and actress (Steven Universe), born in Hammersmith, London
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Estelle , Rapper , born in London, England
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Estelle, Rapper , born in London, England
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Jason Segel, American actor (How I Met Your Mother, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Nenad BRNOVIC, Soccer Player, born in Montenegro
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Razvan STANCA, Soccer Player, born in Romania
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Robert GREEN, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Rodrigo Guirao , Soap Opera Actor , born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Rodrigo Guirao, Soap Opera Actor , born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1980: DEATH: Cecil Beaton , Photographer , (b. 1980)
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Brian Gionta, American ice hockey player, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Jay Chou, World Music Singer , born in New Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Kenyatta Jones, American football player, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Leo Varadkar, Politician , born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Paulo FERREIRA, Footballer, born in Portugal
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Paulo Ferreira, Portuguese footballer, born in Cascais, Portugal
  • 1979: EVENT: Peter Jenkins finishes "A Walk Across America" at Florence, Oregon
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Arai Hirofumi, Movie Actor , born in Hirosaki, Japan
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Hristo GOSPODINOV, Soccer Player, born in Bulgaria
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer & producer, born in New Taipei City, Taiwan
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Meri Makeup, Makeup Artist , born in Ohrid, Macedonia
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Andreas TEGSTROM, Soccer Player, born in Sweden
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Jay Chou , World Music Singer , born in New Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Meri Makeup , Makeup Artist , born in Ohrid, Macedonia
  • 1979: DEATH: Cyril Mockridge, British composer for film and television (Miracle On 34th Street; The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), dies at 82
  • 1979: DEATH: Cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Arai Hirofumi , Movie Actor , born in Hirosaki, Japan
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: David D`ANTONI, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Ki-Hyeon SEOL, Soccer Player, born in Korea Republic
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Leo Varadkar , Politician , born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Leo Varadkar, Irish politician (Prime Minister, 2017-), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Nicola SANTONI, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Paulo FERREIRA, Soccer Player, born in Portugal
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: William Collum, Soccer Referee, born in Scotland
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Bogdan LOBONT, Soccer Player, born in Romania
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Branislav Trifunovic , Movie Actor , born in Krusevac, Serbia
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Brian Falkenborg, American baseball player, born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Denis SCHULP, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Luca SAUDATI, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Mario RODRIGUEZ, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Mario RODRÍGUEZ, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Siniša JANKOVIC, Soccer Player, born in Serbia
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Sion MEREDITH, Soccer Player, born in Wales
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Stuart Templeman, Soccer Referee, born in Ireland
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Branislav Trifunovic, Movie Actor , born in Krusevac, Serbia
  • 1978: DEATH: Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher, critic and writer, dies at 58
  • 1978: EVENT: Geoff Boycott captains England for the 1st time, v Pakistan at Karachi
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Thor Hushovd , Cyclist , born in Norway
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Thor Hushovd, Norwegian former professional road bicycle racer widely considered the greatest Norwegian cyclist of all time, born in Grimstad, Norway
  • 1978: DEATH: Carl Betz, American actor (The Donna Reed Show, Love of Life), dies of lung cancer at 56
  • 1978: DEATH: Walter H. Thompson, English Scotland Yard detective, bodyguard of Winston Churchill (b. 1890)
  • 1978: EVENT: Thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: David MATHIESON, Soccer Player, born in Scotland
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Thor Hushovd, Cyclist , born in Norway
  • 1978: DEATH: Ivan Ivonovich Dzerzhinsky, Russian composer, dies at 68
  • 1978: EVENT: Roof of 3-yr-old Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut collapses (no injuries)
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Daniel MATSAU, Soccer Player, born in South Africa
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: EpicLLOYD , YouTube Star , born in Staten Island, NY
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Hideaki Hamada , Photographer , born in Japan
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Marc Nouss, Photographer , born in Paris, France
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Alina Jidkova, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Andrea Serna, TV Show Host , born in Colombia
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Curtis Cregan, American actor, born in Vintage, Pennsylvania
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Fjalar THORGEIRSSON, Soccer Player, born in Iceland
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Libor BALAZ, Soccer Player, born in Czech Republic
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Richard Archer, British singer (lead singer of Hard-Fi), born in Staines, United Kingdom
  • 1977: EVENT: Australia's worst rail disaster occurs in Sydney, killing 83 people
  • 1977: EVENT: Scientists identify a previously unknown bacterium as the cause of the mysterious Legionnaires' disease.
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Andrea Serna , TV Show Host , born in Colombia
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Neale FENN, Soccer Player, born in Ireland
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Richard Archer, British rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Hard-Fi), born in Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, England
  • 1977: DEATH: Paul Nordoff, American composer (Frog Prince), dies at 67
  • 1977: EVENT: Pakistan cricket all-rounder Imran Khan takes 6 for 63 in the Australian 2nd innings for a match total of 12 to lead his side to an easy 8 wicket 3rd Test win in Sydney
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Hideaki Hamada, Photographer , born in Japan
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Marc Nouss , Photographer , born in Paris, France
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Stefano LORENZI, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1977: DEATH: Carl Zuckmayer, German/Swiss/US playwright (Second Wind), dies at 80
  • 1977: DEATH: Herb Fry, Race Car Driver, (b. 1977)
  • 1977: DEATH: Yvonne Printemps, French singer and actress (Paris Waltz, Voyage to America), dies at 81
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Pavel MARES, Soccer Player, born in Czech Republic
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Vincent Polvliet, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1976: DEATH: Sonia Dresdel, actor (Fallen Idol, Secret Tent), dies at 67
  • 1976: EVENT: Super Bowl X, Miami Orange Bowl, Miami, FL: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Dallas Cowboys, 21-17; MVP: Lynn Swann, Pittsburgh, WR
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Diego MELILLO, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Héctor SILVA, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Marcelo Gallardo , Soccer Coach , born in Argentina
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Marcelo Gallardo, Soccer Coach , born in Argentina
  • 1976: DEATH: Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in a car crash [or 1/17]
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Fabien DEBEC, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Marcelo GALLARDO, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Damien Leith, Irish-Australian singer-songwriter (Australian Idol 2006), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Kristoffer Appelquist, Comedian , born in Sweden
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Thomas Astruc , Director , born in Paris, France
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Kristoffer Appelquist , Comedian , born in Sweden
  • 1975: EVENT: "Jeffersons" spinoff from "All in the Family" premieres on CBS
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Alan Black, Soccer Referee, born in Northern Ireland
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Derek Smith, American football linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in American Fork, Utah
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Thomas Astruc, Director , born in Paris, France
  • 1975: DEATH: Bill Spencer, Race Car Driver, (b. 1975)
  • 1975: DEATH: Gertrude Olmstead, American silent film actress, dies at 77
  • 1975: EVENT: "The Jeffersons" spinoff from "All in the Family" premieres on CBS
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Arie Boomsma , TV Show Host , born in Netherlands
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Christian Burns, British rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (BBMak), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak), born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Devon Odessa, American actress (Sharon-My So Called Life, Girl of Limberlost), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Shane Burton, American football defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in Logan, West Virginia
  • 1974: DEATH: Bill Finger , Comic Book Author , (b. 1974)
  • 1974: EVENT: "$6 Million Man" starring Lee Majors premieres on ABC TV
  • 1974: EVENT: Israel & Egypt sign weapons accord
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Arie Boomsma, TV Show Host , born in Netherlands
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Donald Tong , Radio Host , born in China
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Maulik Pancholy, American actor, born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1974: WEDDING: Author Maya Angelou (45) weds Paul Bernard Du Feu
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Michael Tunn, Australian radio announcer & television presenter, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Princess Claire of Belgium, British-Belgian land surveyor, born in Bath, United Kingdom
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Steve LOMAS, Soccer Player, born in Northern Ireland
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Ben Willbond, Comedian , born in England
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Crispian Mills, English singer-songwriter & guitarist (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Guo Degang , Weibo Star , born in Tianjin, China
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Junior Burrough, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Rolando SCHIAVI, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1973: EVENT: Boston Red Sox sign Orlando Cepeda as 1st player signed as a DH
  • 1973: EVENT: Islanders break 12 game losing streak, 20 game road winless streak
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Burnie Burns, Film Producer , born in Rochester, NY
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Crispian Mills, British singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Domenico Celi, Soccer Referee, born in Italy
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Edward Jasper, American football defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Tyler, Texas
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Ben Willbond , Comedian , born in England
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Burnie Burns , Film Producer , born in Rochester, NY
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Burnie Burns, American film producer & comedian (Machinima, Rooster Teeth), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Guo Degang, Weibo Star , born in Tianjin, China
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Regilio Vreede, Dutch football player (Blue White, RKC), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Shinobu Nakayama, Movie Actress , born in Japan
  • 1973: EVENT: John Cleese's final episode on "Monty Python's Flying Circus" on BBC TV
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Regillio VREDE, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Lee BAMBER, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Ryan Kuehl, American football long snapper (Washington Redskins), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Steven Conley, American football linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Vinod Kambli, Indian cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1993-), born in Mumbai, India
  • 1972: EVENT: Garfield Todd, former Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia and his daughter Judith, supporters of black majority rule in the country, are arrested
  • 1972: EVENT: Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Brian Faulkner bans all parades and marches in Northern Ireland until the end of the year
  • 1972: DEATH: Rudolf Wittelsbach, Swiss pianist and composer, dies at 69
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Mike Lieberthal, American MLB catcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972: EVENT: 22nd NBA All Star Game, The Forum, Inglewood, Ca: West beats East, 112-110: MVP: Jerry West, LA Lakers, G, hits a last-second, 20-foot game-winning jumper
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Dwayne Carswell, American football tight end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Dwayne Carswell, American football tight end (Pro Bowl 2001; Super Bowl 1997, 98; Denver Broncos), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Jason Gray , Rock Singer , born in Minneapolis, MN
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Andre Coleman, American NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Christian Fittipaldi , Race Car Driver , born in Brazil
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Christian Fittipaldi, Brazilian racing driver (Formula 3000 1991), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Craig Whyte , Entrepreneur , born in Scotland
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Craig Whyte, Entrepreneur , born in Scotland
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Pep Guardiola, Spanish football midfielder & manager (Spain 47 caps, manager Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester City), born in Santpedor, Spain
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Yves VAN DER STRAETEN, Soccer Player, born in Belgium
  • 1971: EVENT: Ivan Koloff beats Bruno Sammartino in New York, to become WWWF champ
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Christian Fittipaldi, Race Car Driver, born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Jonathan Davis, American singer (Korn), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Josep GUARDIOLA, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Seamus O'Regan, Canadian politician & television personality, born in St. John's, Canada
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Greg Engel, American NFL center (San Diego Chargers), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • 1971: DEATH: Catherine Calvert, actress (Fires of Faith), dies of stroke at 80
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan author & journalist, born in Nakuru, Rift Valley
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Jonathan Davis , Metal Singer , born in Bakersfield, CA
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Jonathan Davis, Metal Singer , born in Bakersfield, CA
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Jonathan Davis, American rock singer (Korn), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Leona Graham, Radio Host , born in England
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Pep Guardiola , Soccer Coach , born in Santpedor, Spain
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Pep Guardiola, Soccer Coach , born in Santpedor, Spain
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Stephen O’BRIEN, Soccer Player, born in Ireland
  • 1971: EVENT: Ivan Koloff beats Bruno Sammartino in New York, to become WWF champ
  • 1971: EVENT: Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark meets British Home Secretary Reginald Maudling
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Gloria Quintana , TV Show Host , born in Panama City, Panama
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Peter van Petegem, Belgian cyclist, born in Brakel, Belgium
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: DJ Quik [David Marvin Blake], American rapper (Quik Is the Name), born in Compton, California
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Fabio Gurgel, Martial Artist , born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Jang Joon-hwan , Director , born in South Korea
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Jang Joon-hwan, Director , born in South Korea
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Richard Gottlieb, Race Car Driver, born in Beverly Hills, CA, USA
  • 1970: EVENT: Hasse Borjes skates world record 500m in 38.9 sec
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Frank Maronski, Jr., Race Car Driver, born in Lancaster, CA, USA
  • 1970: EVENT: 20th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: West beats East, 16-13; MVPs: Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears, HB; George Andrie, Dallas Cowboys, DE
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Fabio Gurgel , Martial Artist , born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Gloria Quintana, TV Show Host , born in Panama City, Panama
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Keisha Lance Bottoms , Politician , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Keisha Lance Bottoms, Politician , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Leo Araguz, American football punter (Oakland Raiders, Rhein Fire), born in Pharr, Texas
  • 1970: DEATH: David O. McKay, 9th President of Mormon church, dies at 96
  • 1970: DEATH: David O. McKay, 9th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, dies at 96
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Dave Bautista, Wrestler , born in Washington, DC
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Jesse L. Martin , TV Actor , born in Rocky Mount, VA
  • 1969: DEATH: Hans Freyer, German sociologist and philosopher, dies at 81
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Jesse L. Martin, TV Actor , born in Rocky Mount, VA
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Jesse L. Martin, American actor and singer (Rent, The Flash), born in Rocky Mount, Virginia
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Dave Bautista , Wrestler , born in Washington, DC
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Éver PALACIOS, Soccer Player, born in Colombia
  • 1969: EVENT: Expanded 4 party Vietnam peace talks began in Paris
  • 1969: WEDDING: Actress Audrey Hepburn (39) marries 2nd husband Italian psychiatrist Andrea Dotti; divorce in 1982
  • 1969: WEDDING: Actress Audrey Hepburn marries 2nd husband Italian psychiatrist Andrea Dotti
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Dave Bautista, American professional wrestler, born in Washington, D. C.
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Jeff Emery, Race Car Driver, born in Longwood, FL, USA
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Jesse L. Martin, American actor & singer (Rent, The Flash), born in Rocky Mount, Virginia
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Larry Webster, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Elkton, Maryland
  • 1969: EVENT: United Airlines Flight 266 crashes into Santa Monica Bay, killing all 38 people on-board
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Dragana Mirkovic , Folk Singer , born in Serbia
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Gogoia Sampaio , Fashion Designer , born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Lps Dave, YouTube Star , born in United States
  • 1968: DEATH: Bert Wheeler, American actor (Brave Eagle, The Nitwits, Hold 'em Jail, High Flyers, Rainmakers), dies at 72
  • 1968: EVENT: USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Frank Quitely, Scottish comic book artist, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 1968: EVENT: "Happy Time" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 286 performances
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Dragana Mirkovic, Folk Singer , born in Serbia
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Gogoia Sampaio, Fashion Designer , born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Lps Dave , YouTube Star , born in United States
  • 1968: DEATH: John Ridgely, American actor (Northern Pursuit, They Died with Their Boots On, Air Force), dies from a heart ailment at 58
  • 1968: EVENT: Hester & Appolinar's musical "Your Own Thing" premieres in NYC
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: Iván Zamorano, Chilean footballer, born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1967: DEATH: Albert Conti, Austrian actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion), dies at 79
  • 1967: DEATH: Jan Smeterlin , Pianist , (b. 1967)
  • 1967: EVENT: Albert DeSalvo (Boston Strangler) sentenced to life in prison
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: Ivan Zamorano, Soccer Player , born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: Jose Pena Suazo , World Music Singer , born in Dominican Republic
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: Kim Perrot, American WNBA guard (Houston Comets), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 1967: DEATH: Albert Conti , Movie Actor , (b. 1967)
  • 1967: DEATH: Barney Ross, welterweight Boxing Champ (1934), dies at 57
  • 1967: DEATH: Simon FHJ Berkelbach van der Sprenkel, vicar/theologist, dies at 84
  • 1967: EVENT: 20th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: Montreal Canadiens beat All-Stars, 3-0; MVP: Henri Richard, Montreal, C
  • 1967: EVENT: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1967: DEATH: Harry Antrim, American actor (Miracle on 34th St, Devil's Doorway), dies of heart attack at 82
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: Ivan Zamorano , Soccer Player , born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: MC Tab [Sharon Richard], American rapper, born in NYC, New York
  • 1967: DEATH: Albert Conti, Movie Actor , (b. 1967)
  • 1967: DEATH: Jan Smeterlin, Pianist , (b. 1967)
  • 1967: DEATH: Reese "Goose" Tatum, basketballer (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 45
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Khalifman, Russian chess player, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: André Ribeiro, Brazilian racing driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Aadesh Bandekar , TV Show Host , born in India
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Khalifman , Chess Player , born in Russia
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Andre Ribeiro, Race Car Driver, born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1966: DEATH: Kathleen Norris, American author, dies at 85
  • 1966: EVENT: Robert C Weaver, confirmed as 1st black cabinet member (HUD)
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Aadesh Bandekar, TV Show Host , born in India
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Khalifman, Chess Player , born in Russia
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Dave Attell, American writer & comedian, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Valerie Damidot, TV Show Host , born in France
  • 1965: EVENT: H L de Vries appointed Dutch governor of Suriname
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Richard Dunwoody, British jockey, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Valerie Damidot , TV Show Host , born in France
  • 1964: EVENT: The Beatles make their first appearance on US Billboard Chart with single "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at #45
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Brady Anderson, American MLB outfielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Jane Horrocks, British actress (Little Voice, Corpse Bride, Absolutely Fabulous), born in Rossendale Valley, Lancashire, England
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Virgil Hill, American middleweight boxer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Clinton, Missouri
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Jane Horrocks , TV Actress , born in England
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Enrico Lo Verso, Italian actor, born in Palermo, Italy
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Jenny Holliday, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1964: EVENT: Plans for World Trade Center announced (NYC)
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Ed Brown, Race Car Driver, born in Tampa, FL, USA
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Maxime Bernier, Politician , born in Saint-Georges, Canada
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Maxime Bernier, French Canadian politician, born in Saint-Georges, Canada
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Tom Alexander, American model, and actor (Forbidden Dance; Dream A Little Evil), born in New York City (d. 1992)
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Yury Zakharevich, Soviet weightlifter, born in Tver Oblast, Russia
  • 1963: DEATH: Johnnie Moyes, journalist and cricketer (S Aust batsman), dies
  • 1963: EVENT: Al Davis becomes the head coach and general manager of the Oakland Raiders
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Hubert Stromberger, Race Car Driver, born in Weitensfeld im Gurktal, Austria
  • 1963: DEATH: Hugh Gaitskell, British politician (Leader of the Labour Party), dies at 56
  • 1963: EVENT: Reinier Paping wins Dutch 11-Cities Skating Race (10:59)
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Martin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Maxime Bernier , Politician , born in Saint-Georges, Canada
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Maxime Bernier, French-Canadian politician, born in Saint-Georges, Canada
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: David O'Connor, American equestrian (Olympic silver 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Dito, Portuguese soccer defender (17 caps; Braga, Benfica, Vitória Setúbal) and manager (Portimonense, Moreirense), born in Barcelos, Portugal (d. 2020)
  • 1962: DEATH: Raymond Moulaert, Belgian pianist and composer, dies at 86
  • 1962: EVENT: Southern University closed due to demonstrations
  • 1962: EVENT: US begins spraying foliage in Vietnam to reveal Viet Cong guerrillas
  • 1962: EVENT: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Alison Arngrim, American actress (Nellie-Little House of the Prairie), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Peter Beardsley, English footballer, born in Hexham, United Kingdom
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Mark Messier, Canadian NHL Center (Edmonton, NY Rangers), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1961: EVENT: Zanzibar's Afro-Shirazi party wins 1 seat by a single vote & parliament by a single seat
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Jeff Yagher, American actor, born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Mark Messier , Hockey Player , born in Edmonton, Canada
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Dylan Jones , Journalist , born in Cambridge, England
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Gunnar van der Steur, Race Car Driver, born in Chesapeake City, MD, USA
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Mark Rylance [David Mark Rylance Waters], English actor (Bridge of Spies) & theatre director, born in Ashford, Kent
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Dylan Jones, Journalist , born in Cambridge, England
  • 1960: EVENT: Capital Airlines Flight 20 crashes in Virginia, killing all 50 people on-board
  • 1960: EVENT: US & Japan sign joint defense treaty
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Troy Cozad, Race Car Driver, born in Sugar Grove, IL, USA
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Bob Rosenberg, American musician (Will To Power), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Bob Rosenberg, American musician (Will To Power - "Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958: BIRTHDAY: Larry Smith, American NBA player, born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi
  • 1958: BIRTHDAY: Jeffrey N Williams, United States Army officer & NASA astronaut, born in Village of Superior, Wisconsin
  • 1958: EVENT: Willie O’Ree is the 1st African-American to appear in the NHL, making his debut for the Boston Bruins in a 3-0 victory in Montreal
  • 1957: EVENT: 3 B-52's set record for around-the-world flight, 45 hr 19 min
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Tom Bailey, English rock vocalist & keyboardist (Thompson Twins - "Hold Me Now", "Doctor! Doctor!"), born in Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • 1956: DEATH: Konstantin Pats , Politician , (b. 1956)
  • 1956: DEATH: Konstantin Pats, Politician , (b. 1956)
  • 1956: EVENT: German Democratic Republic (East Germany) forms own army (National People's Army)
  • 1956: DEATH: Konstantin Päts, Estonian Prime Minister (1921-23, 1932-33) and dictator (1933-40), dies at 81
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Tom Bailey, English rock vocalist & keyboardist (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor), born in Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: George Mark Collie, American country singer (Another Old Soldier), born in Waynesboro Tennessee
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Hans van Tongeren, Dutch actor (Hunk), born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Kevin Costner , Movie Actor , born in Lynwood, CA
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Kevin Costner, Movie Actor , born in Lynwood, CA
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Mable Fergerson, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1972), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955: EVENT: Battle of Yijiangshan Islands between Chinese National Revolutionary Army and the People's Liberation Army
  • 1955: EVENT: 5th NBA All-Star Game, Madison Square Garden NYC: East beats West, 100-91; MVP: Bill Sharman, Boston Celtics, G
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Kevin Costner, American actor (Fandango, Silverado, Bull Durham), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954: EVENT: Amintore Fanfani forms Italian government
  • 1954: BIRTHDAY: Ted DiBiase, American professional wrestler, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1954: DEATH: Sydney Greenstreet, British actor (Casablanca, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Kazuho Takahashi, Race Car Driver, born in Aichi, Japan
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Brett Hudson, American comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1952: BIRTHDAY: Michael Behe, American biochemist & advocate of intelligent design, born in Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • 1952: DEATH: Curly Howard {Jerome Lester Horwitz},American vaudevillian actor and comedian (The Three Stooges), dies from a stroke at 48
  • 1952: BIRTHDAY: R. Stevie Moore, American singer, songwriter, and home recording pioneer, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1951: DEATH: Robert Mark, US chairman (Caste World Congress), dies at 41
  • 1951: EVENT: Mount Lamington in Papua New Guinea erupts, killing 2,942 people
  • 1951: EVENT: NFL takes control of failing Baltimore Colts
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Bram Behr, Surinamese journalist, born in Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles (d. 1982)
  • 1951: DEATH: Jack Holt, American golddigger and actor (Cat People, San Francisco, Brimstone), dies from a heart attack at 62
  • 1951: EVENT: 1st use of lie detector in Netherlands
  • 1951: EVENT: 1951 NFL Draft: Kyle Rote from SMU first pick by New York Giants
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Bob Latchford, English footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Elijah Cummings, American politician (Rep-Maryland (D) 1996-2019), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2019)
  • 1951: DEATH: John DePalma, Race Car Driver, (b. 1951)
  • 1951: EVENT: Hermann Flake sentenced to death due to "hate campaign against GDR"
  • 1951: EVENT: NFL rules tackles, guards & centers ineligible for forward pass
  • 1950: EVENT: Indians pitcher Bob Feller, after 15-14 season, takes $20,000 salary cut to $45,000, pay cut is Feller's own suggestion
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer (World F1 runner-up 1979; Ferrari), born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec (d. 1982)
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Grace Nichols , Poet , born in Georgetown, Guyana
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Grace Nichols, Poet , born in Georgetown, Guyana
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Pat Sullivan, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1971, Auburn University; NFL: Atlanta Falcons) and coach (TUC, Samford), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2019)
  • 1950: DEATH: Horace Rice, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1907), dies at 77
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Gianfranco Brancatelli, Race Car Driver, born in Turin, Italy
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Gilles Villeneuve , Race Car Driver , born in Canada
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Claudia de Colombia, Colombian singer (Yo Creo En Ti), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Gilles Villeneuve, Race Car Driver, born in Richelieu, Quebec
  • 1949: DEATH: Charles Ponzi [Carlo], Italian con-man (Ponzi scheme in the US), dies at 66
  • 1949: WEDDING: South African Rev Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer
  • 1949: EVENT: 1st US Congressional standing committee headed by Negro (W Dawson)
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Bill Keller, American newspaper editor (The Marshall Project)
  • 1949: EVENT: "They Stand Accused" courtroom drama premieres on CBS (later DuMont)
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Christian Blackshaw, British concert pianist, born in Cheshire, England
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Philippe Starck, French designer, born in Paris, France
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Jani Golob , Composer , born in Slovenia
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Jani Golob, Composer , born in Slovenia
  • 1948: EVENT: 1st courses begin at University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • 1948: EVENT: Ted Mack's "Original Amateur Hour" begins, DuMont (later NBC/ABC/CBS)
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Takeshi Kitano, Director , born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Takeshi Kitano, Japanese actor (The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, Fireworks), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1947: EVENT: "Red Mill" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 831 performances
  • 1947: EVENT: Detroit Tigers sell Hank Greenberg to Pirates (for $25-35,000)
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Takeshi Kitano , Director , born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1947: EVENT: Small river steamer sinks on Yangtze River, kills 400
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Sachio Kinugasa, Japanese baseman nicknamed Tetsujin, meaning "Iron Man", born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 2018)
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Jacques Rouvier , Pianist , born in France
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Jacques Rouvier, Pianist , born in France
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Perro Aguayo, Wrestler , born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Joseph Deiss, Swiss economist & politician, born in Fribourg, Switzerland
  • 1946: DEATH: Feliks Nowowiejski, Polish organist and composer, dies at 68
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Perro Aguayo , Wrestler , born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: Jimmy Caruthers, Race Car Driver, born in Anaheim, CA, USA
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: Philippe Gurdjian, Race Car Driver, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • 1945: EVENT: Soviet Armed Forces enter Krakow, Poland and push Germans out, only to eventually occupy entire country
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: José Luis Perales , Composer , born in Spain
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Van der Bellen, World Leader , born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Al Perkins, American steel guitarist (Triple Play), born in De Kalb, Texas
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Paul Keating, 24th Prime Minister of Australia (Labor: 1991-96), born in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1944: EVENT: 1st Chinese naturalized US citizen since repeal of exclusion acts
  • 1944: EVENT: The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time - performers include Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Lionel Hampton, Mildred Bailey, Red Norvo, Roy Eldridge, Jack Teagarden, and Benny Goodman, via remote hook-up. [1]
  • 1944: EVENT: The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time. The performers were Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden.
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Van der Bellen , World Leader , born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Carl Morton, American baseball player, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1983)
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Jerry Oliver, Race Car Driver, born in Concord, CA, USA
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Larry "Legs" Smith, British rocker (Bonzo Dog Band-Urban Spaceman), born in Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Relus ter Beek, Dutch Minister of defense (PvdA), born in Coevorden, Netherlands (d. 2008)
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Van der Bellen, Austrian politician, President of Austria (2017-), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Larry "Legs" Smith, British rocker (Bonzo Dog Band - "Urban Spaceman"), born in Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Paul Keating , Politician , born in Australia
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Paul Keating, Politician , born in Australia
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Relus ter Beek, Dutch Labour Party politician (House of Representatives, 1971-89; Minister of Defense, 1989-94; Queen's Commissioner of Drenthe, 1995-2008), born in Coevorden, Netherlands (d. 2008)
  • 1943: BIRTHDAY: Al Foster, American jazz drummer (Miles Davis, 1973-89; Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1943: EVENT: Soviets announce they have broken the long siege of Leningrad by Nazi Germany by opening a narrow land corridor, though the siege would not be fully lifted until a year later
  • 1943: BIRTHDAY: Kay Granger, American politician, born in Greenville, Texas
  • 1943: EVENT: US rations bread & metal - banning presliced bread reduce bakery demand for metal parts
  • 1942: BIRTHDAY: Johnny Servoz-Gavin, Race Car Driver, born in Grenoble, France
  • 1942: EVENT: Nazis arrest Frans Goedhart & Wiardi Beckman
  • 1941: BIRTHDAY: David Ruffin, American soul musician and early lead singer for The Temptations (My Girl, Ain't Too Proud to Beg), born in Whynot, Mississippi (d. 1991)
  • 1941: BIRTHDAY: Iva Zanicchi, Italian actress (Ragazza Tutta d'Oro), born in Ligonchio, Italy
  • 1941: EVENT: World War II: A counter-offensive is launched by the British against the Italians in East Africa
  • 1941: BIRTHDAY: Bobby Goldsboro, American singer (Honey), born in Marianna, Florida
  • 1941: BIRTHDAY: Bobby Goldsboro, American pop and country singer-songwriter ("Honey"), born in Marianna, Florida
  • 1941: BIRTHDAY: David Ruffin, American soul musician and early lead singer for The Temptations ("My Girl"; "Ain't Too Proud to Beg"), born in Whynot, Mississippi (d. 1991)
  • 1941: BIRTHDAY: Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist, born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Pedro Rodríguez, Race Car Driver , born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Pedro Rodriguez, Race Car Driver, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Don Thompson, Pianist , born in Canada
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Don Thompson , Pianist , born in Canada
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Pedro Rodríguez , Race Car Driver , born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Pedro Rodriguez, Spanish racing driver, born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain (d. 1971)
  • 1940: DEATH: Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Bernard Glassman, American Zen Buddhist roshi (Zen Center of NY), born in Brighton Beach, New York
  • 1938: BIRTHDAY: Anthony Giddens, English sociologist, born in Edmonton, London
  • 1938: BIRTHDAY: Curt Flood, American baseball player (St Louis Cards), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1997)
  • 1938: BIRTHDAY: Curt Flood, American baseball player, born in Houston, Teas (d. 1997)
  • 1938: BIRTHDAY: Curt Flood, American baseball player (St Louis Cards), born in Houston, Teas (d. 1997)
  • 1938: EVENT: Pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: John Hume , Politician , born in Ireland
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: John Hume, Politician , born in Ireland
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: John Hume, Northern Irish politician (jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize for Good Friday Agreement), born in Derry, Northern Ireland (d. 2020)
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: John Hume, Northern Irish politician (jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize for Good Friday Agreement), born in Derry, Northern Ireland (d. 2020) [1]
  • 1937: BIRTHDAY: Yukio Endo, Japanese gymnast (4 Olympic gold 1960, 64), born in Akita, Japan (d. 2009)
  • 1936: DEATH: Rudyard Kipling , Poet , (b. 1936)
  • 1936: DEATH: Rudyard Kipling, Poet , (b. 1936)
  • 1936: DEATH: Rudyard Kipling, English author (Gunga Din, Nobel 1907), dies at 70
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Raymond Briggs, English author (Fungus the Bogeyman), born in Wimbledon, London
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Gad Yaacobi, Israeli minister, born in Kfar Vitkin, Israel (d. 2007)
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Ronnie Chumley, Race Car Driver, born in Houston, TX, USA
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Jerry Poland, Race Car Driver, born in New Carlisle, OH, USA
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Jon Stallworthy, English poet, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 2014)
  • 1934: BIRTHDAY: Raymond Briggs , Cartoonist , born in England
  • 1934: EVENT: Eugene O'Neill's "Days Without End" premieres in NYC
  • 1934: BIRTHDAY: Raymond Briggs, Cartoonist , born in England
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: David Bellamy , Botanist , born in England
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: David Bellamy, Botanist , born in England
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: John Boorman , Director , born in England
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Ray Milton Dolby, American engineer and inventor of the noise reduction system known as Dolby NR, born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Vladimir Yevgrafovich Bugrov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: John Boorman, English filmmaker (Exorcist II, Deliverance, Zardoz), born in Shepperton, United Kingdom
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: David Bellamy, English botanist & TV presenter, born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Jean Vuarnet, French alpine skier (Olympic gold downhill 1960; World C'ship gold 1960), born in Le Bardo, Tunisia (d. 2017)
  • 1933: EVENT: White Sands National Monument in New Mexico established
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Ray Dolby, American sound expert & inventor (Dolby noise limiting system), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2013)
  • 1932: BIRTHDAY: Johnny White, Race Car Driver, born in Warren, MI, USA
  • 1932: BIRTHDAY: Robert Anton Wilson, American sci-fi author (Trick Top Hat), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1930: EVENT: -27°F (-33°C), Watts, Oklahoma (state record)
  • 1930: EVENT: Dmitri Shostakovich's satirical opera "The Nose" premieres in Leningrad
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: Ernest Eury, Race Car Driver, born in Concord, NC, USA
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: Joe Martin, Race Car Driver, born in Lewes, DE, USA
  • 1929: EVENT: "NY Daily Mirror" columnist Walter Winchell debuts on radio
  • 1928: BIRTHDAY: Ian Baillie, Race Car Driver, born in Nottingham, England
  • 1927: BIRTHDAY: Sundaram Balachander, Indian veena player, born in Mylapore, Chennai, India (d. 1990)
  • 1927: BIRTHDAY: Charles Gattilia, Race Car Driver, born in New Haven, CT, USA
  • 1926: BIRTHDAY: Bobby Edwards [Moncrief], American country singer-songwriter ("You're The Reason"), born in Anniston, Alabama (d. 2012)
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Anthony Joly de Lotbiniere, British TV producer, born in Cheshire, England
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Roepie Kruize, Dutch field hockey player (Olympic-Bronze-48/Silver-52), born in Heemstede, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Gilles Deleuze, French philosopher (Difference and Repetition), born in Paris, France (d. 1995)
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Edouard Dermithe, Italian actor (Orpheus, Thomas the Impostor), born in Gallignana, Istria, Italian Empire (d. 1995)
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Gilles Deleuze , Philosopher , born in France
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Gilles Deleuze, Philosopher , born in France
  • 1924: BIRTHDAY: Donald Baverstock, British TV producer, born in Cardiff, United Kingdom (d. 1995)
  • 1924: EVENT: Pope Pius XI's encyclical Maximam gravissimamque
  • 1923: EVENT: 1st radio telegraph message from Netherlands to Dutch East Indies
  • 1923: DEATH: Wallace Reid, American actor, director and screenwriter referred to as "the screen's most perfect lover" (Every Inch a Man), dies from morphine addiction at 31
  • 1923: DEATH: Wallace Reid, Race Car Driver, (b. 1923)
  • 1922: BIRTHDAY: Bob Bell, American clown, born in Flint, Michigan (d. 1997)
  • 1922: BIRTHDAY: Antonio Bibalo, Italian-Norwegian pianist, contemporary classical and opera composer (The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder ; Ghosts), born in Trieste, Italy (d. 2008)
  • 1922: BIRTHDAY: Johnny Costa [Costanza], American jazz pianist, celeste and accordion player, and musical director (Mister Rogers' Neighborhood), born in Arnold, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • 1922: BIRTHDAY: Yehezkel Braun, Israeli composer (Shir ha-shirim), born in Breslau, Germany (d. 2014)
  • 1922: EVENT: Irish author Liam O'Flaherty & others occupy Rotunda in Dublin
  • 1921: DEATH: Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor, dies at 73
  • 1921: EVENT: William Archer's "Green Goddess" premieres in NYC
  • 1921: BIRTHDAY: Yoichiro Nambu, Japanese-born American Physicist (Nobel Prize 2008), born in Tokyo (d. 2015)
  • 1921: BIRTHDAY: Robert Glaser, American educational psychologist (National Assessment of Educational Progress), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2012)
  • 1921: BIRTHDAY: Bruce Woodcock, English boxer (European Heavyweight Champion), born in Doncaster (d. 1997)
  • 1920: BIRTHDAY: Constance Moore, American singer & actress (Buck Rogers, Show Business, Atlantic City), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 2005)
  • 1920: BIRTHDAY: Constance Moore, American singer and actress (Buck Rogers; Show Business; Atlantic City), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 2005)
  • 1919: BIRTHDAY: Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, Chilean composer, born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1919: BIRTHDAY: Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, Chilean composer, born in Santiago, Chile (d. 2019)
  • 1919: EVENT: Bentley Motors Limited is founded by Walter Owen Bentley in London, England
  • 1919: EVENT: Composer and musician Ignacy Jan Paderewski becomes Polish Prime Minister
  • 1919: EVENT: The Paris peace conference (aka the Versailles peace conference) opens to draw up the treaties formally ending the Great War (WWI)
  • 1919: DEATH: Prince John of the United Kingdom, youngest son of English king George V, dies at 13
  • 1918: BIRTHDAY: Gustave Gingras, French Canadian physician, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 1996)
  • 1918: BIRTHDAY: Ben Zukor, Race Car Driver, born in Chicago, IL, USA
  • 1918: DEATH: Bohuslav Jeremiáš, Czech composer, dies at 58
  • 1918: BIRTHDAY: Adriano Mandarino Hypolito, Brazilian priest, born in Aracaju, State of Sergipe, Brazil (d. 1996)
  • 1917: BIRTHDAY: Oscar Lewenstein, British impresario, born in Hackney, London (d. 1997)
  • 1917: BIRTHDAY: Wang Yung-ching, Entrepreneur , born in Taiwan
  • 1917: BIRTHDAY: Oscar Lewenstein, British impressario, born in Hackney, London, United Kingdom (D. 1997)
  • 1917: BIRTHDAY: Wang Yung-ching , Entrepreneur , born in Taiwan
  • 1917: BIRTHDAY: Wang Yung-ching, Taiwanese businessman, born in Xindian District, Taipei, Taiwan (d. 2008)
  • 1916: BIRTHDAY: Alec Coxon, English cricketer (England pace bowler in one Test, 2-90 & 1-82), born in Huddersfield, United Kingdom (d. 2006)
  • 1916: BIRTHDAY: James Crow, American geneticist & educator (Genetic Theories and Influences: Comments on the Value of Diversity), born in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • 1916: EVENT: A 611 gram chondrite type meteorite stikes a house near the village of Baxter in Stone County, Missouri
  • 1915: EVENT: Train crashes at Colima-Guadalajara Mexico, about 600 die
  • 1915: EVENT: Japan issues the "Twenty-One Demands" to the Republic of China in a bid to increase its power in East Asia.
  • 1915: BIRTHDAY: Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer & songwriter, born in Trikala, Greece (d. 1984)
  • 1914: BIRTHDAY: Arno Schmidt, German writer, born in Hamburg (d. 1979)
  • 1913: EVENT: Turkish-Greek sea battle near Troy
  • 1913: BIRTHDAY: Giannis "Yannis" Papaioannou, Greek musician and composer born in Kios, Ottoman Empire (now Gemlik, Turkey) (d. 1972)
  • 1913: DEATH: Edmond Robert Hubert Regout, Dutch industrialist and politician, dies at 49
  • 1912: BIRTHDAY: William Sansom, English writer (Loving Eye), born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1976)
  • 1912: BIRTHDAY: Wilhelm Herz, German motorcycle racer (first to 200mph), born in Lampertheim, Germany (d. 1998)
  • 1911: BIRTHDAY: Danny Kaye [David Daniel Kaminski], American comedian and actor (Danny Kaye Show, White Christmas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1911: BIRTHDAY: Gabor Darvas, Hungarian composer, born in Satu Mare, Romania (d. 1985)
  • 1911: EVENT: 1st shipboard landing of a plane (Tanforan Park to USS Pennsylvania)
  • 1910: BIRTHDAY: Arthur John Howard, British actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso, Glass Cage), born in Camberwell, London (d. 1995)
  • 1908: BIRTHDAY: Lillian Bond, English-American actress (Air Mail, Pick-up, Blond Cheat), born in London (d. 1991)
  • 1908: BIRTHDAY: Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, mother of the current King of Sweden, born in Schloss Friedenstein Gotha, Gotha, Germany (d. 1972)
  • 1908: BIRTHDAY: Albert P. Morano, American politician (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1987)
  • 1908: BIRTHDAY: Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, born in Lódz, Poland (d. 1974)
  • 1908: EVENT: Frederick Delius' "Brigg Fair" premieres in London
  • 1907: BIRTHDAY: Janos Ferencsik, Hungarian conductor (Budapest Opera), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1984)
  • 1906: BIRTHDAY: Hans Aeschbacher, Swiss sculptor (Venus de Six-Tours), born in Switzerland (d. 1980)
  • 1905: BIRTHDAY: Joseph Bonanno, Entrepreneur , born in Italy
  • 1905: BIRTHDAY: Joseph Bonanno , Entrepreneur , born in Italy
  • 1905: BIRTHDAY: Chick Chandler [Fehmer Chandler], American actor (Seven Doors to Death, One Happy Family), born in Kingston, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1905: BIRTHDAY: Joseph Bonanno, Italian-American mafioso and crime boss of the Bonanno crime family, born in Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy (d. 2002)
  • 1905: EVENT: French government of Combes falls
  • 1904: BIRTHDAY: Cary Grant, Movie Actor , born in Horfield, England
  • 1904: BIRTHDAY: Anthony Galla-Rini, American concert accordionist,and arranger, born in Manchester, Connecticut (d. 2006)
  • 1904: BIRTHDAY: Cary Grant [Archibald Alexander Leach], British-born American actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest), born in Horfield, Bristol, England (d. 1986)
  • 1904: BIRTHDAY: Anthony Galla-Rini, American accordionist, born in Manchester, Connecticut (d. 2006)
  • 1904: BIRTHDAY: Henri-Georges Adam, French engraver & sculptor (Grand Nude), born in Paris, France (d. 1967)
  • 1903: BIRTHDAY: Dusty Fahrnow, Race Car Driver, born in Huntington, IN, USA
  • 1903: EVENT: The first transatlantic radio transmission to originate in the United States is sent by a transmitter in Massachusetts
  • 1903: BIRTHDAY: (Wilford) "Min" Leibrook, American jazz tuba player and bassist (Paul Whiteman Orchestra), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 1943)
  • 1903: BIRTHDAY: Berthold Goldschmidt, German-British opera composer (Beatrice Cenci), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1996)
  • 1902: EVENT: Despite reports that favor the US building a route through Nicaragua for a canal, a 'supplementary report' recommends the route through Panama
  • 1902: DEATH: Filippo Marchetti, composer, dies at 70
  • 1901: BIRTHDAY: Arie Querido, Dutch social psychiatrist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • 1901: BIRTHDAY: Ivan Petrovsky, Russian mathematician, born in Sevsk, Russia (d. 1973)
  • 1901: EVENT: Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Graves De Communi Re
  • 1900: EVENT: Jan Blockx's "Tÿl Uilenspiegel" premieres in Brussels
  • 1898: BIRTHDAY: Albert Kivikas, Novelist , born in Estonia
  • 1898: BIRTHDAY: Albert Kivikas , Novelist , born in Estonia
  • 1896: BIRTHDAY: C. M. Eddy, Jr., American writer, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1967)
  • 1896: BIRTHDAY: Hans H. Holm, Norwegian poet (Jonsoknatt), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1980)
  • 1896: BIRTHDAY: Ville Ritola, Runner , born in Finland
  • 1896: EVENT: 1st demonstration of an X-ray machine in US (NYC)
  • 1896: EVENT: First college basketball game with 5 players on each side is conducted by the University of Iowa; invites student athletes from University of Chicago for an experimental game; Chicago beats Iowa 15-12
  • 1896: BIRTHDAY: Ville Ritola , Runner , born in Finland
  • 1896: DEATH: Charles Floquet, French statesman and 44th Prime Minister of France, dies at 67
  • 1896: EVENT: British troops occupy Kumasi, West Africa
  • 1895: BIRTHDAY: Virginia Valli [McSweeney], American (mostly silent) film actress (Wild Oranges; Pleasure Garden), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1968)
  • 1894: BIRTHDAY: Wilhelm H. C. Tenhaeff, Dutch parapsychologist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • 1893: BIRTHDAY: John Lawrence Seymour, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1893: BIRTHDAY: John Lawrence Seymour, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1986)
  • 1893: WEDDING: British Poet and writer Rudyard Kipling (26) marries Carrie Balestier (29) in London
  • 1892: BIRTHDAY: Oliver Hardy, American comic actor (Laurel & Hardy), born in Harlem, Georgia (d. 1957)
  • 1892: BIRTHDAY: Oliver Hardy, Movie Actor , born in Harlem, GA
  • 1892: BIRTHDAY: Oliver Hardy , Movie Actor , born in Harlem, GA
  • 1892: BIRTHDAY: Paul Rostock, German surgeon, born in Krecko, Poland (d. 1956)
  • 1892: DEATH: Anton Anderledy, Swiss Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1819)
  • 1891: BIRTHDAY: Jim Parsons, Race Car Driver, born in Muscatine, IA, USA
  • 1890: DEATH: Amadeus/Amadeo I, duke of Aosta and King of Spain (1870-73), dies at 44
  • 1888: BIRTHDAY: Thomas Sopwith , Pilot , born in England
  • 1888: BIRTHDAY: Thomas Sopwith, Pilot , born in England
  • 1887: BIRTHDAY: Robert Pennebaker, Race Car Driver, born in Garnettsville, KY, USA
  • 1886: DEATH: Michal Czajchovski, [Sadik Pasja], writer, dies
  • 1886: BIRTHDAY: Antoine Pevsner, French sculptor
  • 1886: DEATH: Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (b. 1819)
  • 1886: BIRTHDAY: Peter Alma, Dutch painter and graphic artist
  • 1886: EVENT: Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England
  • 1886: DEATH: Michal Czajchovski [Sadik Pasja], writer, dies
  • 1885: BIRTHDAY: Fred Melaun, Race Car Driver, born in Chicago, IL, USA
  • 1884: EVENT: Dr. William Price attempts to cremate the body of his infant son, Iesu Grist (Welsh for Jesus Christ) Price, setting a legal precedent for cremation in the United Kingdom
  • 1884: EVENT: General Charles Gordon departs London for Khartoum
  • 1884: BIRTHDAY: Arthur Ransome, English author (Swallows & Amazons)
  • 1883: BIRTHDAY: Clarence Smith, Race Car Driver, born in Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 1882: BIRTHDAY: A. A. Milne, English author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, born in Hampstead Middlesex (d. 1956)
  • 1882: BIRTHDAY: AA Milne , Children's Author , born in Hampstead, England
  • 1882: BIRTHDAY: AA Milne, Children's Author , born in Hampstead, England
  • 1882: BIRTHDAY: Jacob Clay, Dutch philospher/phyicist (Mesones)
  • 1882: BIRTHDAY: Jacob Clay, Dutch philosopher and phyicist (Mesones)
  • 1881: BIRTHDAY: Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Librairie Gallimard) [or 1908]
  • 1880: BIRTHDAY: Paul Ehrenfest, Austria/Neth physicist (adiabates hypothesis)
  • 1880: BIRTHDAY: Paul Ehrenfest, Austrian-Dutch theoretical physicist (phase transition, Ehrenfest theorem), born in Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1933)
  • 1879: BIRTHDAY: Henri Giraud, French general (d. 1949)
  • 1878: DEATH: Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist who pioneered the study of electric and luminescent phenomena, dies at 89
  • 1878: BIRTHDAY: Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician
  • 1877: BIRTHDAY: Sam Zemurray, Entrepreneur , born in Russia
  • 1877: BIRTHDAY: Samuel Zemurray, U.S. businessman (d. 1961)
  • 1877: BIRTHDAY: Sam Zemurray , Entrepreneur , born in Russia
  • 1876: BIRTHDAY: Elsa Einstein, Family Member , born in Germany
  • 1876: BIRTHDAY: Elsa Einstein , Family Member , born in Germany
  • 1875: DEATH: Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer, dies at 55
  • 1873: DEATH: Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (b. 1803)
  • 1872: BIRTHDAY: Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], French writer (Petit ami)
  • 1872: BIRTHDAY: Paul Leautaud [Maurice Boissard], French writer (Petit ami)
  • 1871: EVENT: Second German Empire proclaimed by Kaiser Wilhelm I and Otto von Bismarck
  • 1870: BIRTHDAY: Berend Modderman, printer (Drukkers yearbook)
  • 1869: EVENT: Elegant California Theater opens in San Francisco
  • 1869: BIRTHDAY: Willem De Vreese, Flemish linguist/biblographer
  • 1867: BIRTHDAY: Rubén Darío , Poet , born in Ciudad Dario, Nicaragua
  • 1867: BIRTHDAY: Rubén Darío, Poet , born in Ciudad Dario, Nicaragua
  • 1867: BIRTHDAY: Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan Journalist, Diplomat, Poet (d. 1916)
  • 1866: EVENT: Wesley College is established in Melbourne
  • 1865: EVENT: Battle of Ft Moultrie, South Carolina
  • 1862: DEATH: John Tyler , US President , (b. 1862)
  • 1862: EVENT: Confederate Territory of Arizona forms
  • 1862: DEATH: John Tyler, US President , (b. 1862)
  • 1862: DEATH: John Tyler, 10th US President (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71
  • 1861: BIRTHDAY: Raymond Huntington Woodman, American organist, choirmaster (Brooklyn First Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, 1880–1941), and hymn composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1943)
  • 1861: BIRTHDAY: Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer
  • 1861: BIRTHDAY: Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist
  • 1861: DEATH: John Heathcoat, English inventor of lace-making machinery, dies at 77
  • 1859: DEATH: Alfred Vail, American inventor and early telegraph pioneer, dies at 51
  • 1858: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Williams, American heart surgeon who performed the 1st open heart surgery, born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1931)
  • 1857: BIRTHDAY: Otto von Below, German commandant (WWI)
  • 1856: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Hale Williams , Doctor , born in Hollidaysburg, PA
  • 1856: BIRTHDAY: John Hyatt Brewer, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1931)
  • 1854: BIRTHDAY: Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)
  • 1854: DEATH: Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies
  • 1854: EVENT: Filibuster William Walker proclaims Republic of Sonora in NW Mexico
  • 1853: BIRTHDAY: Karlis Milenbahs , Novelist , born in Latvia
  • 1853: BIRTHDAY: Karlis Milenbahs, Novelist , born in Latvia
  • 1850: BIRTHDAY: Seth Low, American politician (d. 1916)
  • 1850: EVENT: British blockade Piraeus, Greece, to enforce mercantile claims
  • 1849: BIRTHDAY: Edmund Barton , Politician , born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1849: BIRTHDAY: Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (1901-03), born in Glebe, colony of New South Wales (d. 1920)
  • 1849: BIRTHDAY: Edmund Barton, Politician , born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1848: BIRTHDAY: Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer (d. 1925)
  • 1842: BIRTHDAY: Albert Alonzo Ames, Mayor of Minneapolis (d. 1911)
  • 1841: BIRTHDAY: (Alexis) Emmanuel Chabrier, French pianist and composer (España; Joyeuse marche; Le roi malgré lui), born in Ambert, Puy-de-Dôme (d. 1894)
  • 1841: BIRTHDAY: Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier, French composer (España, Joyeuse marche, Le Roi Malgré Lui), born in Ambert, Puy-de-Dôme (d. 1894)
  • 1840: BIRTHDAY: Ernst Rudorff, composer
  • 1840: BIRTHDAY: Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer
  • 1840: EVENT: The Electro-Magnet, and Mechanics Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears
  • 1840: BIRTHDAY: Ernst Rudorff, German pianist, composer, and teacher, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1916)
  • 1835: BIRTHDAY: Caesar A Cui, fort architect/composer, born in Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 1835: BIRTHDAY: César A Cui, Russian composer and fort architect, born in Vilnius, Russian Empire (now Lithuania) (d. 1918)
  • 1835: BIRTHDAY: Jan van Droogenbroeck, Flemish poet
  • 1831: BIRTHDAY: Edward Ferrero, American ballroom operator and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Granada, Spain (d. 1899)
  • 1830: BIRTHDAY: Grigor Parlichev , Poet , born in Macedonia
  • 1830: BIRTHDAY: Grigor Parlichev, Poet , born in Macedonia
  • 1829: BIRTHDAY: Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Blood to Bridge)
  • 1825: BIRTHDAY: Edward Frankland, Lancaster, U.K, British structural chemist who co-discovered helium and developed the theory of valence
  • 1820: BIRTHDAY: Abraham Buford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1884)
  • 1818: BIRTHDAY: Johannes van Vloten, Dutch literary/theologist
  • 1817: EVENT: José de San Martín leads a revolutionary army over the Andes to attack Spanish royalists in Chile
  • 1817: BIRTHDAY: Jacques Gregoir, Belgian pianist and composer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1876)
  • 1817: BIRTHDAY: Jacques Gregoir, composer
  • 1815: BIRTHDAY: James Chesnut Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1885)
  • 1815: BIRTHDAY: Constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (d. 1874)
  • 1815: BIRTHDAY: Richard Yates Gov, MC (Union), (d. 1873)
  • 1813: BIRTHDAY: Joseph Glidden, American inventor of 1st commercial usable barbed wire, born in Charlestown, New Hampshire (d. 1906)
  • 1809: BIRTHDAY: Richard Caswell Gatlin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
  • 1803: DEATH: Ippolit Bogdanovich, Russian poet (b. 1743)
  • 1795: BIRTHDAY: Anna Paulowna Romanova, monarch of Russia/daughter of Tsar Paul I
  • 1795: EVENT: Governor and Viceroy Willem V flees Scheveningen to England
  • 1795: EVENT: French admitted to Amsterdam without resistance
  • 1793: BIRTHDAY: William Henry Havergal, British composer, hymn writer, and Anglican clergyman, born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1870)
  • 1793: BIRTHDAY: William Henry Havergal, composer
  • 1788: EVENT: First elements of the First Fleet carrying 736 convicts from England to Australia arrives at Botany Bay to set up a penal colony
  • 1782: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Webster, US Secretary of State (1841-43, 1850-52), politician and lawyer, born in Salisbury, New Hampshire (d. 1852)
  • 1779: EVENT: John Dickinson is appointed a delegate for Delaware to the Continental Congress
  • 1779: BIRTHDAY: Peter Mark Roget, British lexicographer (Roget's Thesaurus) and inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard), born in London (d. 1869)
  • 1778: EVENT: Captain James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands)
  • 1777: EVENT: San Jose in California founded
  • 1776: EVENT: James Wright, Royal Governor of Georgia, is placed under house arrest by Major Joseph Habersham
  • 1769: DEATH: Hakuin Ekaku, Zen teacher (reformer of Rinzai school), dies in Japan
  • 1764: BIRTHDAY: Samuel Whitbread, English politician, born in Cardington, Bedfordshire (d. 1815)
  • 1760: DEATH: Claudio Casciolini, Italian composer, dies at 62
  • 1751: BIRTHDAY: Ferdinand Kauer, Austrian pianist and composer, born in Klein-Thaya, South Moravia (now Dyjákovicky, Czech Republic) (d. 1831)
  • 1751: BIRTHDAY: Ferdinand Kauer, composer
  • 1733: EVENT: 1st polar bear exhibited in America in Boston
  • 1732: BIRTHDAY: Jean-Guillain Cardon, composer
  • 1732: BIRTHDAY: Jean-Guillain Cardon, French harpist, teacher, and composer, born in Mons, South Netherlands (d. 1803)
  • 1726: BIRTHDAY: Hendrik D F L, prince of Prussia/diplomat
  • 1701: EVENT: Frederick I and Sophie Charlotte of Hanover crowned king and queen of Prussia
  • 1691: EVENT: English King William III travels to The Hague
  • 1689: BIRTHDAY: Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
  • 1688: BIRTHDAY: Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, born in Dorset, United Kingdom (d. 1765)
  • 1685: BIRTHDAY: Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
  • 1677: DEATH: Jan van Riebeeck, Dutch founder of Cape Colony (Cape Town), dies at 57
  • 1672: BIRTHDAY: Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731)
  • 1666: DEATH: Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
  • 1664: DEATH: Moses Amyraut, French theologian (b. 1596)
  • 1659: DEATH: Benedikt Lechler, German composer, dies at 64
  • 1657: BIRTHDAY: Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Prince of Nassau-Dietz and Stadtholder of Friesland and Groningen (1664-96), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1696)
  • 1650: EVENT: French Prince Louis II of Condé captured
  • 1644: EVENT: Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's 1st UFO sighting
  • 1641: BIRTHDAY: Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois), born in Paris (d. 1691)
  • 1591: EVENT: King Naresuan of Siam kills Crown Prince Minchit Sra of Burma in single combat, date is now observed as Royal Thai Armed Forces day
  • 1586: DEATH: Margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (b. 1522)
  • 1580: DEATH: Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63
  • 1562: EVENT: The Council of Trent is reopened by Pope Pius IV for its third (and final) session
  • 1543: BIRTHDAY: Alfonso Ferrabosco, Italian composer who brought madrigal music to England, born in Bologna (d. 1588)
  • 1535: EVENT: Francisco Pizarro founds the city of Lima in Peru
  • 1520: EVENT: Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde
  • 1519: BIRTHDAY: Isabella Jagiello, Queen consort and regent of Hungary, born in Kraków, Poland (d. 1559)
  • 1486: WEDDING: King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV
  • 1479: DEATH: Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61
  • 1478: EVENT: Grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod
  • 1471: DEATH: Emperor Go-Hanazono, 102nd Emperor of Japan, dies at 51
  • 1425: DEATH: Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician, dies at 33
  • 1367: DEATH: Pedro I, King of Portugal (also called "the Just" or "the Cruel"), King of Portugal and of the Algarves (1357-67), dies at 46
  • 1307: EVENT: German king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf King of Bohemia
  • 1126: EVENT: Emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Qinzong
  • 885: BIRTHDAY: Daigo, 60th Emperor of Japan (897-930), born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 930)
  • 532: EVENT: Nika uprising against Emperor Justinian I in Constantinople fails, 30,000 killed by troops loyal to the Emperor in the Hippodrome
  • 474: DEATH: Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 401)
  • 474: EVENT: Leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor
  • 350: EVENT: Roman Emperor Constans is deposed by General Magnentius who proclaims himself the new Emperor
  • 336: EVENT: St Mark elected Catholic Pope
  • 52: DEATH: Publius Clodius Pulcher (murdered) (b. 93 BC)
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