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  • 2021: EVENT: Coup in Mali as military Colonel Assimi Goïta ousts country's civilian President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane arresting and detaining them
  • 2021: EVENT: New research show impact of 'climate racism' in the US, with black people facing double (+3.12C) the amount of heat stress in urban areas [1]
  • 2021: EVENT: US CDC says half of all US adults are now fully vaccinated, with 61% having had their first shot
  • 2021: DEATH: J. D. Roberts, American College Football Hall of Fame guard (University of Oklahoma; Outland Trophy 1953) and coach (New Orleans Saints), dies at 88
  • 2020: DEATH: Marcelino Campanal, Spanish soccer defender (11 caps; Real Avilés CF, Sevilla FC, Deportivo de La Coruña), dies at 88
  • 2020: DEATH: Marvin Luster, American CFL Hall of Fame defensive back (6 x CFL All Star; Toronto Argonauts, Montreal Alouettes), dies at 82
  • 2020: EVENT: Video of African American George Floyd's arrest and murder while restrained in Minneapolis police custody shows he was pinned to the ground by police officer Derek Chauvin's knee for 8 minuted and 46 seconds, ignites widespread condemnation and nationwide protests
  • 2020: EVENT: Video of African American George Floyd's arrest and murder while restrained in Minneapolis police custody shows he was pinned to the ground by police officer Derek Chauvin's knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, ignites widespread condemnation and nationwide protests
  • 2020: DEATH: George Floyd, African American bouncer, murdered at 46 while restrained in police custody by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin who placed his knee on Floyd's neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds causing mechanical asphyxia
  • 2020: DEATH: Joel Revzen, American opera conductor and pianist, dies of Covid-19 at 74
  • 2020: DEATH: Balbir Singh Snr., Indian field hockey centre forward (Olympic gold 1948, 52, 56) and coach (World Cup gold 1975), dies at 96
  • 2019: EVENT: 72nd Cannes Film Festival: Bong Joon-ho's South Korean film "Parasite" wins the Palme d'Or, Mati Diop, first black woman in competition wins Grand Prix award for "Atlantics"
  • 2019: EVENT: Boat capsizes on Lake Mai-Ndombe, western Democratic Republic of Congo, drowning at least 45 with 200 missing
  • 2019: EVENT: Tornado tears through El Reno, Oklahoma. killing two and injuring dozens
  • 2019: DEATH: LaSalle Leffall Jr., American surgeon, medical educator, and 1st black president of the American Cancer Society (1978), and the American College of Surgeons (1995), dies at 89
  • 2019: EVENT: First ever albino panda footage in the wild released (taken in April) from China's Wolong National Nature Reserve
  • 2018: EVENT: Barbados elects its first female Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who leads the Barbados Labour Party to victory
  • 2018: EVENT: Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to New York police to face charges of rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct
  • 2018: DEATH: Piet Kee, Dutch organist and composer, dies at 90
  • 2018: DEATH: Bill Mallory, College Football coach (Miami, Colorado, Northern Illinois, Indiana), dies after brain surgery from a fall at 82
  • 2018: WEDDING: Actor Hugh Grant marries Swedish television producer Anna Eberstein
  • 2017: DEATH: Gina Fratini , Fashion Designer , (b. 2017)
  • 2017: DEATH: Gina Fratini, Fashion Designer , (b. 2017)
  • 2017: EVENT: "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman
  • 2017: EVENT: Pitched battles between Islamic State-linked militants and Philippine government troops in and around Marawi, leave 43 dead, with thousands fleeing
  • 2017: DEATH: Sir Alistair Horne, British historian and journalist (A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954–1962), dies at 91
  • 2017: EVENT: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg receives an honorary degree from Harvard University, after dropping out in 2004
  • 2016: DEATH: Neil Cunningham, Race Car Driver, (b. 2016)
  • 2016: DEATH: Yang Jiang, Chinese writer (Six Chapters From My Life ‘Downunder’), dies at 104
  • 2014: BIRTHDAY: Tessa Holland , Dog , born in United States
  • 2014: EVENT: Indianapolis 500: American driver Ryan Hunter-Reay holds off runner-up Hélio Castroneves of Brazil by a margin of 0.0600 seconds, the second-closest finish in race history
  • 2014: WEDDING: Actress Lisa Edelstein (48) weds artist Robert Russell in Los Angeles
  • 2014: WEDDING: Happy Endings actress Casey Wilson (33) weds comedy writer David Caspe (35) in Ojai, California
  • 2014: EVENT: 67th Cannes Film Festival: "Winter Sleep" directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2014: EVENT: Dalia Grybauskaite is re-elected President of Lithuania
  • 2014: EVENT: Petro Poroshenko is elected President of Ukraine
  • 2014: DEATH: Herb Jeffries [Umberto Alejandro Ballentino], American actor and director (The Bronze Buckaroo, Mundo depravados), dies of heart failure at 100
  • 2014: EVENT: Indianapolis 500: Ryan Hunter-Reay wins in 2:40:48.2305 (300.244 km/h)
  • 2014: DEATH: Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general and 1st President of Poland (1989-90), dies at 90
  • 2014: EVENT: Senior PGA Championship Men's Golf, GC at Shore Harbor: Colin Montgomerie of Scotland wins first of 3 Champions Tour majors by 4 strokes from Tom Watson
  • 2013: DEATH: Matt Dillard, Race Car Driver, (b. 2013)
  • 2013: EVENT: UEFA Champions League Final, London: Arjen Robben scores twice as Bayern Munich beats Borussia Dortmund, 2-1 in first all-German final
  • 2013: DEATH: Marshall Lytle, American Rock bassist, dies from lung cancer at 79
  • 2013: EVENT: Yuichiro Miura of Japan becomes the oldest person to climb Mount Everest at 80
  • 2013: EVENT: 17 children are killed by a gas cylinder explosion on a school bus in Gujrat, Pakistan
  • 2013: DEATH: Marshall Lytle, American rock bassist (Bill Haley, 1951-55), dies from lung cancer at 79
  • 2012: DEATH: Edoardo Mangiarotti, Italian fencer, dies at 93
  • 2012: WEDDING: Actress Halina Mlynkova (35) divorces actor Lukasz Nowicki (39) after 9 years of marriage
  • 2012: EVENT: A SpaceX Dragon becomes the first commercial spacecraft to dock at the International Space Station
  • 2012: EVENT: NHL Eastern Conference Finals: New Jersey Devils beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 2
  • 2012: EVENT: Up to 116 people are massacred, including women and children, by the Syrian army in Houla, in the Homs province
  • 2011: EVENT: 46th Academy of Country Music Awards: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Brad Paisley win
  • 2011: DEATH: Leonora Carrington, British-Mexican Surrealist artist dies aged 94
  • 2011: DEATH: Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (KC Royals), dies of oral cancer at 64
  • 2011: DEATH: Terry Jenner, Australian cricket spin bowler (9 Tests, 24 wickets; WA CA, SA CA), dies from a heart attack at 66
  • 2011: DEATH: Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer (leg spinner), dies at 66
  • 2011: EVENT: Oprah Winfrey airs her last show, ending her twenty five year run of The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • 2011: DEATH: Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer (b. 1944)
  • 2010: DEATH: Alan Hickinbotham, Australian businessman, football player, & football coach (b. 1925)
  • 2010: DEATH: Silvius Magnago, Italian politician (b. 1914)
  • 2010: DEATH: Alexander Belostenny, Ukrainian basketball player (b. 1959)
  • 2010: DEATH: Siphiwo Ntshebe, South African operatic tenor singer, dies of meningitis at 35
  • 2010: DEATH: Gabriel Vargas, Mexican cartoonist (b. 1915)
  • 2010: DEATH: Michael H. Jordan, businessman and former CEO PepsiCo and CBS Corporation (b. 1936)
  • 2010: DEATH: Siphiwo Ntshebe, South African opera singer (b. 1975)
  • 2009: EVENT: North Korea conducts its second nuclear test while also conducting several missile tests
  • 2009: EVENT: Thailand’s economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter of 2009, contracting the most in a decade and plunging the nation into recession
  • 2009: BIRTHDAY: Elle Graham , TV Actress , born in United States
  • 2009: BIRTHDAY: Elle Graham, TV Actress , born in United States
  • 2009: DEATH: Haakon Lie, Norwegian politician (b. 1905)
  • 2008: DEATH: Georgette Amowitz, French choreographer and educator, dies at 78
  • 2008: EVENT: Indianapolis 500: Scott Dixon of New Zealand wins ahead of Vítor Meira and Marco Andretti; 19th winner from pole and first victor from NZ
  • 2008: EVENT: Indianapolis 500: Scott Dixon wins in 3:28:57.6792 (231.049 km/h)
  • 2008: EVENT: Senior PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Oak Hill CC: Jay Haas wins his second title in the event by 1 stroke from Germany’s Bernhard Langer
  • 2008: EVENT: 61st Cannes Film Festival: "The Class" directed by Laurent Cantet wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2008: DEATH: David Gahr, American photographer noted for his work with folk, jazz and rock musicians (Time Magazine; Folkways albums), dies at 85
  • 2008: DEATH: David Gahr, American photographer noted for his work with folk, jazz and rock musicians (Time Magazine; Folkways albums), dies at 85 [1]
  • 2008: DEATH: J. R. Simplot, American potato farmer (b. 1909)
  • 2007: BIRTHDAY: Gibby , YouTube Star , born in Colima, Mexico
  • 2007: BIRTHDAY: Gibby, YouTube Star , born in Colima, Mexico
  • 2007: BIRTHDAY: Alessandro Guzmán, TikTok Star , born in Venezuela
  • 2007: BIRTHDAY: Jessalyn Grace , YouTube Star , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 2007: DEATH: Bill Johnston, Australian cricket fast/spin bowler (40 Tests, 160 wickets @ 23.91; Victoria), dies at 85
  • 2007: EVENT: The Ostankino Tower in Moscow catches fire for the second time
  • 2007: DEATH: Charles Nelson Reilly, American actor, comedian and gameshow panelist (Match Game, Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies at 76
  • 2007: BIRTHDAY: Alessandro Guzmán , TikTok Star , born in Venezuela
  • 2007: BIRTHDAY: Jessalyn Grace, YouTube Star , born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 2006: DEATH: Desmond Dekker, Jamaican reggae pioneer (Aces-Israelites), dies at 64
  • 2006: DEATH: Desmond Dekker, Jamaican reggae pioneer (Aces - "Israelites"), dies at 64
  • 2006: DEATH: Otto Zykan, Austrian pianist and composer, dies at 71
  • 2005: BIRTHDAY: Alixia , YouTube Star , born in United States
  • 2005: BIRTHDAY: stackupquan , TikTok Star , born in Wilmington, DE
  • 2005: DEATH: Graham Kennedy, TV Show Host , (b. 2005)
  • 2005: DEATH: Ismail Merchant , Director , (b. 2005)
  • 2005: DEATH: Jurij Moskvitin, Pianist , (b. 2005)
  • 2005: DEATH: Sunil Dutt, Indian Bollywood director, actor and politician (Yaadein, Mother India, Khandaan), dies at 75
  • 2005: BIRTHDAY: Àlex Pérez , TikTok Star , born in Andorra
  • 2005: DEATH: Graham Kennedy, Australian television personality (b. 1934)
  • 2005: DEATH: Gregory Scott Johnson, American murderer, dies of lethal injection at 40
  • 2005: BIRTHDAY: stackupquan, TikTok Star , born in Wilmington, DE
  • 2005: DEATH: Ismail Merchant, Actor Director , (b. 2005)
  • 2005: DEATH: Jurij Moskvitin , Pianist , (b. 2005)
  • 2005: DEATH: Ruth Laredo, American pianist (b. 1937)
  • 2005: EVENT: 13th UEFA Champions League Final: Liverpool beats Milan (3-3, 3-2 on penalties)
  • 2005: DEATH: Robert Jankel, British coachbuilder (b. 1938)
  • 2005: DEATH: Ruth Laredo, American concert pianist, dies of ovarian cancer at 67
  • 2005: DEATH: Zoran Music, Painter , (b. 2005)
  • 2005: BIRTHDAY: Alixia, YouTube Star , born in United States
  • 2005: DEATH: Zoran Music , Painter , (b. 2005)
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Avery Gay, Dancer , born in Scottsdale, AZ
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Greyson Pinto , TikTok Star , born in Texas
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Avery Gay , Dancer , born in Scottsdale, AZ
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Michael Chen , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Emma Piazza , Instagram Star , born in United States
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Michael Chen, TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Sipho Andreas , TikTok Star , born in Namibia
  • 2004: DEATH: Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (b. 1917)
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Macie Dickey , Cheerleader , born in South Carolina
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Macie Dickey, Cheerleader , born in South Carolina
  • 2004: BIRTHDAY: Sipho Andreas, TikTok Star , born in Namibia
  • 2003: DEATH: Bill Kessler, Race Car Driver, (b. 2003)
  • 2003: EVENT: Indianapolis 500: Gil de Ferran wins in 3:11:56.989 (251.526 km/h)
  • 2003: EVENT: Néstor Kirchner becomes President of Argentina after defeating Carlos Menem. He is the first elected President since the economic crisis.
  • 2003: DEATH: Jeremy Michael Ward, American musician (The Mars Volta) (b. 1976)
  • 2003: DEATH: Jeremy Michael Ward, American musician (The Mars Volta), dies of a heroin overdose at 27
  • 2003: EVENT: Indianapolis 500: French born Brazilian driver Gil de Ferran passes Penske teammate and defending champion Hélio Castroneves with 31 laps remaining for his first Indy 500 win
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Fabián Zignago , Instagram Star , born in Lima, Peru
  • 2003: BIRTHDAY: Fabián Zignago, Instagram Star , born in Lima, Peru
  • 2003: EVENT: 56th Cannes Film Festival: "Elephant" directed by Gus Van Sant wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Manfred Ugalde , Soccer Player , born in Heredia, Costa Rica
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Abby Ritter, TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Simone Ludovico , Instagram Star , born in Italy
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Simone Ludovico, Instagram Star , born in Italy
  • 2002: EVENT: 47th Eurovision Song Contest: Marie N for Latvia wins singing "I Wanna" in Tallinn
  • 2002: EVENT: A train crash in Tenga, Mozambique kills 197 people.
  • 2002: EVENT: Super Rugby Final, Jade Stadium, Christchurch: Crusaders win 4th title with a 31-13 thumping of the ACT Brumbies; flyhalf Andrew Mehrtens boots 3 penalties, 2 conversions and a dropped goal for the winners
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Abby Ritter , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Manfred Ugalde, Soccer Player , born in Heredia, Costa Rica
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Re.Vick , TikTok Star , born in Puerto Rico
  • 2002: EVENT: China Airlines Flight 611: A Boeing 747-200 breaks apart in mid-air and plunges into the Taiwan Strait killing 225 people
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Re.Vick, TikTok Star , born in Puerto Rico
  • 2002: BIRTHDAY: Richard Ahn , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2002: DEATH: Patricia "Pat" Coombs, British comedienne and actress (Carry On Again Doctor, Cranford), dies at 75
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Dan Hoffman , Instagram Star , born in Franklin, OH
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Dan Hoffman, Instagram Star , born in Franklin, OH
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Deshawn Harris , TikTok Star , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 2001: EVENT: 54th Cannes Film Festival: "The Son's Room" directed by Nanni Moretti wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Chloe Lukasiak, Dancer , born in Churchill, PA
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Deshawn Harris, TikTok Star , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Kareem Tawil , TikTok Star , born in United States
  • 2001: BIRTHDAY: Chloe Lukasiak , Dancer , born in Churchill, PA
  • 2001: EVENT: 32-year-old Erik Weihenmayer, of Boulder, Colorado, becomes the first blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Brodie Joe, TikTok Star , born in England
  • 2000: DEATH: Francis Lederer, Movie Actor , (b. 2000)
  • 2000: EVENT: Liberation Day of Lebanon. Israel withdraws its army from most of the Lebanese territory after 22 years of its first invasion in 1978.
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Brodie Joe , TikTok Star , born in England
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Jared Celma, Model , born in Spain
  • 2000: EVENT: Laureus World Sports Awards, Monte-Carlo Sporting, Monaco: Sportsman: Tiger Woods; Sportswoman: Marion Jones (rescinded); Team: Manchester United FC
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Geo John , Instagram Star , born in United States
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Geo John, Instagram Star , born in United States
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Leila Afshonkar , TikTok Star , born in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Leila Afshonkar, TikTok Star , born in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 2000: DEATH: Nicholas Clay, English actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover), dies at 53
  • 2000: EVENT: 53rd Cannes Film Festival: "Dancer in the Dark" directed by Lars von Trier and starring Björk (Best Actress) wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2000: BIRTHDAY: Jared Celma , Model , born in Spain
  • 2000: DEATH: Francis Lederer , Movie Actor , (b. 2000)
  • 2000: WEDDING: Television producer and director Mark Tinker (49) divorces actress and painter Kristin Harmon (54) after 12 years of marriage
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Tina Woods , Instagram Star , born in Keller, TX
  • 1999: DEATH: Mike Batinich, Race Car Driver, (b. 1999)
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Brec Bassinger , TV Actress , born in Saginaw, TX
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Pinely , YouTube Star , born in Israel
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Tina Woods, Instagram Star , born in Keller, TX
  • 1999: DEATH: Hillary Brooke, American film actress (The Abbott and Costello Show), dies at 84
  • 1999: EVENT: The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report detailing People's Republic of China's nuclear espionage against the U.S. over prior two decades
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Brec Bassinger, TV Actress , born in Saginaw, TX
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Pinely, YouTube Star , born in Israel
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Yung Bans , Rapper , born in St. Louis, MO
  • 1999: BIRTHDAY: Yung Bans, Rapper , born in St. Louis, MO
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Nephtunie , Twitch Star , born in Culiacan, Mexico
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Ricci Rivero , Basketball Player , born in Philippines
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Nephtunie, Twitch Star , born in Culiacan, Mexico
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Salem Mitchell , Model , born in California
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Anastasija Raznatovic , Instagram Star , born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Ricci Rivero, Basketball Player , born in Philippines
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Anastasija Raznatovic, Instagram Star , born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Andrew Lambrou , Pop Singer , born in Australia
  • 1998: BIRTHDAY: Salem Mitchell, Model , born in California
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Polina Beregova, YouTube Star , born in Tyumen, Russia
  • 1997: EVENT: Minnesota Twins retire Kirby Puckett's uniform #
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Marc Elvin Morales , YouTube Star , born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1997: DEATH: Jay Hebert, American golfer (PGA Championship 1960), dies at 74
  • 1997: EVENT: Todd and Mel Stottlemyre become 1st father and son to win 100 games
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Polina Beregova , YouTube Star , born in Tyumen, Russia
  • 1997: DEATH: Muhammad Fadhel, Prime Minister of Iraq (1953-54), dies
  • 1997: EVENT: A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.
  • 1997: EVENT: NHL Eastern Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1
  • 1997: BIRTHDAY: Marc Elvin Morales, YouTube Star , born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Abdiel Larralde, World Music Singer , born in Cuba
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: David Pastrnak, Hockey Player , born in Havirov, Czech Republic
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Rosemarie Vega , Reality Star , born in Philippines
  • 1996: DEATH: Renzo de Felice, historian, dies at 67
  • 1996: DEATH: Renzo de Felice, Italian historian of Fascism, dies at 67
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Abdiel Larralde , World Music Singer , born in Cuba
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: David Pastrnak , Hockey Player , born in Havirov, Czech Republic
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Ivan Florence , Surfer , born in Haleiwa, HI
  • 1996: BIRTHDAY: Lagi Demetriou, Dancer , born in England
  • 1996: DEATH: Bradley Nowell, American ska musician (Sublime), dies of a heroin overdose at 28
  • 1996: DEATH: David W Howe, test pilot, dies at 77
  • 1996: DEATH: Laurence Marks, journalist, dies at 67
  • 1996: EVENT: 1st Super Rugby Final, Eden Park, Auckland: Blues win inaugural title with a 45-21 victory over the Natal Sharks; fullback Adrian Cashmore lands 3 penalties & 3 conversions for the home team
  • 1996: EVENT: Jennifer Maria Holsten, 18, crowned Miss Filipino-American
  • 1996: DEATH: Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general of British Independent Television Authority, dies at 83
  • 1996: DEATH: Keith Ballisat, Race Car Driver, (b. 1996)
  • 1996: DEATH: John Morrison, 1st Baron Margadale, British politician and landowner, last non-royal to be raised to the peerage in UK and landowner, dies at 89
  • 1996: WEDDING: Actress Kelley Menighan (29) weds actor-singer Jon Hensley (31) in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Eva Murati, TV Show Host , born in Tirana, Albania
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Kristen Victoria Patterson, YouTube Star , born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Rei Ami, Pop Singer , born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Eva Murati , TV Show Host , born in Tirana, Albania
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Julia Wulf , Model , born in Germany
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Kagiso Rabada, Cricket Player , born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Max Key, DJ , born in New Zealand
  • 1995: DEATH: Dick Curless, American country music singer-songwriter ("A Tombstone Every Mile"), dies of stomach cancer at 63
  • 1995: DEATH: Dick Curless, singer/songwriter, dies at 63
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Julia Wulf, Model , born in Germany
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Kagiso Rabada , Cricket Player , born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Max Key , DJ , born in New Zealand
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Ola Nowak , Instagram Star , born in Poland
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Rei Ami , Pop Singer , born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1995: BIRTHDAY: Ola Nowak, Instagram Star , born in Poland
  • 1995: DEATH: Dany Robin, French actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Jupiter, Julietta), dies at 68
  • 1995: DEATH: Krešimir Cosic, Croatian basketball player, dies at 46
  • 1995: EVENT: The Bosnian Serb Army kills 72 youngsters in the Bosnian city of Tuzla.
  • 1995: DEATH: Elie Bayol, Race Car Driver, (b. 1995)
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Aly Raisman , Gymnast , born in Needham, MA
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Aly Raisman, Gymnast , born in Needham, MA
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Helly Valentine, Cosplayer , born in Russia
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Jordi Webber, Pop Singer , born in Rotorua, New Zealand
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Julio Giacomelli, eSports Player , born in Brazil
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Nathan Dawe, DJ , born in England
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Alexandra Rose "Aly" Raisman, American gymnast (two-time Olympic medalist, Fierce Five, Final Five), born in Needham, Massachusetts
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Matt Murray , Hockey Player , born in Thunder Bay, Canada
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Richie Mo’unga , Rugby Player , born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Richie Mo’unga, Rugby Player , born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1994: DEATH: Eric Gale, American jazz guitarist (Negril, Stuff), dies of lung cancer at 55
  • 1994: DEATH: Eric Gale, American jazz guitarist (Negril; Stuff; Paul Simon's One-Trick Pony), dies of lung cancer at 55
  • 1994: EVENT: Mark Messier scores a natural hat trick for the New York Rangers in game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Jennifer Pinches , Gymnast , born in England
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Jennifer Pinches, Gymnast , born in England
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Jordi Webber , Pop Singer , born in Rotorua, New Zealand
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Matt Murray, Hockey Player , born in Thunder Bay, Canada
  • 1994: DEATH: Eric Gale, American jazz, R&B, session and touring guitarist (Negril; Stuff; Paul Simon's One-Trick Pony; Bob James; Grover Washington, Jr.), dies of lung cancer at 55
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Aly Raisman , Gymnast , born in Needham, MA
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Helly Valentine , Cosplayer , born in Russia
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Julio Giacomelli , eSports Player , born in Brazil
  • 1994: BIRTHDAY: Nathan Dawe , DJ , born in England
  • 1994: EVENT: Emmy 21st Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci not nominated
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Júlio Cocielo , YouTube Star , born in Brazil
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Norman Powell , Basketball Player , born in San Diego, CA
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Bayleigh Dayton, Reality Star , born in Missouri
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Dilley sextuplets, American sextuplets (United States' first set of surviving sextuplets), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: George Obeid , Instagram Star , born in Athens, Greece
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: George Obeid, Instagram Star , born in Athens, Greece
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Karime Pindter , Reality Star , born in Mexico
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Karime Pindter, Reality Star , born in Mexico
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Júlio Cocielo, YouTube Star , born in Brazil
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Lauren Swickard , TV Actress , born in Cincinnati, OH
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Manuel Monge , TV Actor , born in Mexico
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Ross Kenseth, Race Car Driver, born in Little Chute, WI, USA
  • 1993: DEATH: Dan Seymour [Daniel Seymour Katz], American actor (To Have and Have Not, We the People, Sing It Again), dies following a stroke at 78
  • 1993: BIRTHDAY: Bayleigh Dayton , Reality Star , born in Missouri
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Chung , Choreographer , born in Canada
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Kendall Coyne Schofield, American ice hockey forward (Olympic gold 2018; World C'ship gold 2011, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19), born in Palos Heights, Illinois
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Tasya Farasya , YouTube Star , born in Indonesia
  • 1992: DEATH: Viktor Grishin, hardline soviet communist, dies at 78, dies
  • 1992: EVENT: Jay Leno becomes permanent host of "The Tonight Show"
  • 1992: EVENT: Oscar Luigi Scalfaro elected President of Italy
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Alexander Chung, Choreographer , born in Canada
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Stefan Simic , YouTube Star , born in Serbia
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Stefan Simic, YouTube Star , born in Serbia
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Kendall Coyne Schofield, American hockey player (2018 Olympi Gold), born in Oak Lawn, Illinois
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Ryan Rust, Race Car Driver, born in Port St. Lucie, FL, USA
  • 1992: BIRTHDAY: Tasya Farasya, YouTube Star , born in Indonesia
  • 1992: DEATH: Danny Biasone, persuaded NBA to use 24 second clock, dies at 83
  • 1992: DEATH: Marshall Thompson, American actor (To Hell & Back), dies at 66
  • 1992: DEATH: Philip C Habib, US diplomat (Middle-East/Asia), dies at 72
  • 1992: EVENT: NY Yankees score 9 runs before 1st out in 8th inn, beat Brewers 13-7
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Andrés Vílchez , Soap Opera Actor , born in Lima, Peru
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Andrés Vílchez, Soap Opera Actor , born in Lima, Peru
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Dyna, YouTube Star , born in Malta
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Guy Lawrence, DJ , born in Surrey, England
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Naina Batra Kanwar, Dancer , born in India
  • 1991: DEATH: Gunnar Johansen , Pianist , (b. 1991)
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Dylan Frost, Rock Singer , born in New Zealand
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Naina Batra Kanwar , Dancer , born in India
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Sadek , Rapper , born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • 1991: DEATH: Dorothy Davis Bostwick, entertainer, dies
  • 1991: DEATH: Gunnar Johansen, Pianist , (b. 1991)
  • 1991: EVENT: "People Are Still Having Sex" by LaTour hits #35
  • 1991: EVENT: Israel evacuates 14,000 Ethiopian Jews
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Dyna , YouTube Star , born in Malta
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Joe Robinson, Guitarist , born in Australia
  • 1991: EVENT: Stanley Cup Final, Metropolitan Sports Center, Bloomington, MN: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Minnesota North Stars, 8-0 for a 4-2 series win; Penguins' first Final series appearance
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Dylan Frost , Rock Singer , born in New Zealand
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Guy Lawrence , DJ , born in Surrey, England
  • 1991: BIRTHDAY: Joe Robinson , Guitarist , born in Australia
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Afnane Bruxelloise, YouTube Star , born in Belgium
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Fabio Colloricchio , Model , born in Argentina
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: India Mon'ae , Fashion Designer , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: India Mon'ae, Fashion Designer , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Afnane Bruxelloise , YouTube Star , born in Belgium
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Bo Dallas, Wrestler , born in Brooksville, FL
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Morgan Oey , TV Actor , born in Indonesia
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Samir Badran, Reality Star , born in Linköping, Sweden
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Bo Dallas , Wrestler , born in Brooksville, FL
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Chris de Jong, eSports Player , born in Netherlands
  • 1990: DEATH: Victor "Vic" Tayback, American actor (Mel Sharples-"Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore "), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Chris de Jong , eSports Player , born in Netherlands
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Fabio Colloricchio, Model , born in Argentina
  • 1990: BIRTHDAY: Samir Badran , Reality Star , born in Linköping, Sweden
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Simmi Singh , YouTube Star , born in Florida
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Steven Krueger , TV Actor , born in Appleton, WI
  • 1989: EVENT: Mikhail Gorbachev elected Executive President in the Soviet Union
  • 1989: EVENT: Weird Al Yankovic records parody song "She Drives Like Crazy"
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Abimbola Fernandez , Guitarist , born in France
  • 1989: EVENT: Eastern Airlines graduates it 1st class of non-union pilots
  • 1989: EVENT: Mariners trade Mark Langston to Montreal for Randy Johnson
  • 1989: EVENT: Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Calgary Flames beat Montreal Canadiens, 4-2 to win series 4 games to 2; Flames' first SC title
  • 1989: EVENT: Weird Al Yankovic records "She Drives Like Crazy"
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Abimbola Fernandez, Guitarist , born in France
  • 1989: BIRTHDAY: Simmi Singh, YouTube Star , born in Florida
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Elle Fowler, YouTube Star , born in Augusta, GA
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: JJ Hamblett , Pop Singer , born in Newmarket, England
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Natasha Barnard , Model , born in South Africa
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Pierluigi Veronesi, Race Car Driver, born in San Giovanni in Persiceto, Italy
  • 1988: EVENT: 32nd European Cup: PSV Eindhoven beats Benfica (0-0, 6-5 on penalties) at Stuttgart
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Elle Fowler , YouTube Star , born in Augusta, GA
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Mia Gray , Model , born in Philippines
  • 1988: DEATH: Ernst Ruska, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Andrea RUSSOTTO, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Duncan PISANI, Soccer Player, born in Malta
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: JJ Hamblett, Pop Singer , born in Newmarket, England
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Natasha Barnard, Model , born in South Africa
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Adrián GONZÁLEZ, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Andrey KUKHARENOK, Soccer Player, born in Belarus
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Arturo LEDESMA, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1988: BIRTHDAY: Mia Gray, Model , born in Philippines
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Aaron SMYTH, Soccer Player, born in Northern Ireland
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Aleksandr KULATSENKO, Soccer Player, born in Estonia
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Charly Wendy, Soccer Referee, born in Brazil
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Kamil Stoch, Skier , born in Zakopane, Poland
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Savara Mudigi , Pop Singer , born in Kenya
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Timothy Derijck, Belgian footballer, born in Liedekerke, Belgium
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Timothy DERIJCK, Soccer Player, born in Belgium
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Uroš KORUN, Soccer Player, born in Slovenia
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Jenna Wang , TV Actress , born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Jenna Wang, TV Actress , born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Mathías VIDANGOSSY, Soccer Player, born in Chile
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Razvan NEAGU, Soccer Player, born in Romania
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Yves De Winter, Belgian football goalkeeper, born in Lier, Belgium
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Yves DE WINTER, Soccer Player, born in Belgium
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Kamil Stoch , Skier , born in Zakopane, Poland
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Savara Mudigi, Pop Singer , born in Kenya
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Carlos ALARCÓN, Soccer Player, born in Chile
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Cha Cha Malone , Music Producer , born in Seattle, WA
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Cha Cha Malone, Music Producer , born in Seattle, WA
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Guedes MARCELO, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Roxana Ionescu , TV Show Host , born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Roxana Ionescu, TV Show Host , born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1987: BIRTHDAY: Tomislav CULJAK, Soccer Player, born in Croatia
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Ilenia Martini , Photographer , born in Rome, Italy
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Ilenia Martini, Photographer , born in Rome, Italy
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: James MORRISON, Soccer Player, born in Scotland
  • 1986: EVENT: 95-year-old woman scores a hole-in-one in Florida
  • 1986: EVENT: Virgilio Barco elected president of Colombia
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Neon Hitch , Pop Singer , born in Kingston, England
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Neon Hitch, Pop Singer , born in Kingston, England
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Steven LEARMONTH, Soccer Player, born in Scotland
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Yoan Gouffran, French footballer, born in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, France
  • 1986: DEATH: Chester Bowles, American ambassador and writer (Conscience of a Liberal), dies at 85
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Andy REILLY, Soccer Player, born in Scotland
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Hanadi Abou Ltief , Makeup Artist , born in Lebanon
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Hanadi Abou Ltief, Makeup Artist , born in Lebanon
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Yadira Borrego, Model , born in Cuba
  • 1986: EVENT: Ferry boat Shamia sinks on Maghna River Bangladesh, 600 killed
  • 1986: EVENT: KC Royal George Brett gets his 2,000th hit
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Foued KAHLAOUI, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Geraint Thomas , Cyclist , born in Wales
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Juri Ueno, Japanese actress (Last Friends), born in Kakogawa, Hyogo, Japan
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Mike RÖMER, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Wesley VERHOEK, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Yadira Borrego , Model , born in Cuba
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Yoan GOUFFRAN, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1986: EVENT: Hands Across America - 6.5 million people hold hands from California to NY
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Demba Ba, Soccer Player , born in Sevres, France
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Mikko MANNINEN, Soccer Player, born in Finland
  • 1985: DEATH: Harold Hecht, choreographer, dies at 77 of cancer
  • 1985: DEATH: Robert Nathan, American writer/poet (Portrait of Jennie), dies at 91
  • 1985: EVENT: Allan Border scores 4th successive 1st class 100 (v Derbyshire)
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Chris Matthews, Basketball Coach , born in Washington, DC
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Demba BA, Soccer Player, born in Senegal
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Ernestas ŠETKUS, Soccer Player, born in Lithuania
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Larbi JABEUR, Soccer Player, born in Tunisia
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: María Paz Delgado , Model , born in Argentina
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Micheline Maalouf , TikTok Star , born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • 1985: DEATH: Robert Nathan, American poet and novelist (Portrait of Jennie), dies at 91
  • 1985: EVENT: Cyclone ravages Bangladesh; 11,000 killed
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Demba Ba , Soccer Player , born in Sevres, France
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Gert KAMS, Soccer Player, born in Estonia
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Luciana Abreu, Pop Singer , born in Massarelos, Portugal
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: María Paz Delgado, Model , born in Argentina
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Micheline Maalouf, TikTok Star , born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Phil MOLYNEUX, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Roman Reigns, Wrestler , born in Pensacola, FL
  • 1985: BIRist , born in Lebanon
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Yadira Borrego, Model , born in Cuba
  • 1986: EVENT: Ferry boat Shamia sinks on Maghna River Bangladesh, 600 killed
  • 1986: EVENT: KC Royal George Brett gets his 2,000th hit
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Foued KAHLAOUI, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Geraint Thomas , Cyclist , born in Wales
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Juri Ueno, Japanese actress (Last Friends), born in Kakogawa, Hyogo, Japan
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Mike RÖMER, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Wesley VERHOEK, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Yadira Borrego , Model , born in Cuba
  • 1986: BIRTHDAY: Yoan GOUFFRAN, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1986: EVENT: Hands Across America - 6.5 million people hold hands from California to NY
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Demba Ba, Soccer Player , born in Sevres, France
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Mikko MANNINEN, Soccer Player, born in Finland
  • 1985: DEATH: Harold Hecht, choreographer, dies at 77 of cancer
  • 1985: DEATH: Robert Nathan, American writer/poet (Portrait of Jennie), dies at 91
  • 1985: EVENT: Allan Border scores 4th successive 1st class 100 (v Derbyshire)
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Chris Matthews, Basketball Coach , born in Washington, DC
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Demba BA, Soccer Player, born in Senegal
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Ernestas ŠETKUS, Soccer Player, born in Lithuania
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Larbi JABEUR, Soccer Player, born in Tunisia
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: María Paz Delgado , Model , born in Argentina
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Micheline Maalouf , TikTok Star , born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • 1985: DEATH: Robert Nathan, American poet and novelist (Portrait of Jennie), dies at 91
  • 1985: EVENT: Cyclone ravages Bangladesh; 11,000 killed
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Demba Ba , Soccer Player , born in Sevres, France
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Gert KAMS, Soccer Player, born in Estonia
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Luciana Abreu, Pop Singer , born in Massarelos, Portugal
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: María Paz Delgado, Model , born in Argentina
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Micheline Maalouf, TikTok Star , born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Phil MOLYNEUX, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Roman Reigns, Wrestler , born in Pensacola, FL
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Daniel NÉCULMAN, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Luciana Abreu , Pop Singer , born in Massarelos, Portugal
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Luciana Abreu, Portuguese singer and actress (Floribella), born in Massarelos, Porto, Portugal
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Pedro MORALES, Soccer Player, born in Chile
  • 1985: BIRTHDAY: Roman Reigns , Wrestler , born in Pensacola, FL
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Alex Díaz , YouTube Star , born in Bayamon, PR
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Alex Díaz, YouTube Star , born in Bayamon, PR
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Iván CUELLAR, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Kyle Brodziak, Canadian ice hockey player, born in St. Paul, Alberta, Canada
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Marion Raven, Pop Singer , born in Lorenskog, Norway
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Markus BRZENSKA, Soccer Player, born in Germany
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Matt Parsons, Race Car Driver, born in Millerton, PA, USA
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Rafael Cabrera-Bello , Golfer , born in Las Palmas, Spain
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Ramón Punet , Model , born in Spain
  • 1984: DEATH: Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Emma Marrone , Pop Singer , born in Florence, Italy
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Kostas Martakis, Pop Singer , born in Athens, Greece
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Thorgy Thor , Reality Star , born in New York
  • 1984: EVENT: Det Tigers lose to Seattle 7-3 ends record tying 17 consecutive wins
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Marion Raven , Pop Singer , born in Lorenskog, Norway
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Marion Raven, Norwegian singer and songwriter (M2M), born in Lørenskog, Norway
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Golfer , born in Las Palmas, Spain
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Shawne Merriman, American football player, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Unnur Birna Vilhjálmsdóttir, Icelandic actress and beauty queen who won 2005 Miss World, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: A.J. Foyt IV, Race Car Driver, born in Hockley, TX, USA
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Artur LESKO, Soccer Player, born in Belarus
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Christian DEMIRTAS, Soccer Player, born in Germany
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Emily Hartridge , YouTube Star , born in England
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Emma Marrone, Pop Singer , born in Florence, Italy
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Gabriel PETROVIC, Soccer Player, born in Sweden
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: José Zacarias REINALDO, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Josuap PADILLA, Soccer Player, born in Peru
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Kostas Martakis , Pop Singer , born in Athens, Greece
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Kostas Martakis, Greek singer, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Raul WENDEL, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Reinaldo SILVA, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Sokratis FYTANIDIS, Soccer Player, born in Greece
  • 1984: BIRTHDAY: Thorgy Thor, Reality Star , born in New York
  • 1984: EVENT: Red Sox trade pitcher Dennis Eckersley to Cubs for Bill Buckner
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Aaron MCLEAN, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Alexander PRENT, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Anatoliy NEZHELEV, Soccer Player, born in Russia
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Budiman , TV Show Host , born in Germany
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Darwin CAICEDO, Soccer Player, born in Ecuador
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Dong-Hyuk JANG, Soccer Player, born in Korea Republic
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Kamel ZAÏEM, Soccer Player, born in Tunisia
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Kunal Khemu, Indian actor (Kalyug), born in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Srdjan RADOSAVLJEV, Soccer Player, born in Serbia
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Yasmina Quejigo , Reality Star , born in Spain
  • 1983: DEATH: Black Jack Stewart, Canadian NHL hockey player (b. 1917)
  • 1983: DEATH: Sydney Box, academy award producer, dies at 76
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Andrey GORBUNOV, Soccer Player, born in Belarus
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Budiman, TV Show Host , born in Germany
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Marcos ANTONIO, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Marcos ANTÓNIO, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1983: EVENT: France performs nuclear test
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Mario BOŽIC, Soccer Player, born in Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Mohamed AMROUNE, Soccer Player, born in Algeria
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Oliver KAREKEZI, Soccer Player, born in Rwanda
  • 1983: EVENT: "Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars Episode VI), produced by George Lucas first released
  • 1983: DEATH: Jean Rougeau, French Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • 1983: DEATH: Sydney Box, British film producer and screenwriter (The Seventh Veil), dies at 76
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Michael Caruso, Race Car Driver, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1983: BIRTHDAY: Mike Bursley, Race Car Driver, born in Zeeland, MI, USA
  • 1983: EVENT: "Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars part VI), produced by George Lucas first released
  • 1983: EVENT: 27th European Cup: Hamburg beats Juventus 1-0 at Athens
  • 1983: EVENT: 1st US National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed
  • 1983: EVENT: Fire in Nassermeer, Egypt, kills 357
  • 1983: EVENT: Kirk Gibson (Tigers) & Jorge Orta (Blue Jays) hit inside park HRs
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Adam BOYD, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Christian KINKELA, Soccer Player, born in DR Congo
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Braaten, Norwegian footballer, born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Adam Boyd, English footballer, born in Hartlepool, England
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ayoze DIAZ, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Daniel BRAATEN, Soccer Player, born in Norway
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Esme Bianco , TV Actress , born in St Albans, England
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ezekiel Kemboi, Runner , born in Matira, Kenya
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Fani Pacheco, Reality Star , born in Brazil
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Guerreiro ROGER, Soccer Player, born in Poland
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Marcelo Huertas , Basketball Player , born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Nicole Hernandez, Instagram Star , born in Philippines
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ramon Sanchez , Soccer Player , born in El Salvador
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ramón Sánchez , Soccer Player , born in El Salvador
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ramón Sánchez, Soccer Player , born in El Salvador
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ryan Gallant, American professional skateboarder, born in Southboro, Massachusetts
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Tae-Min KIM, Soccer Player, born in Korea Republic
  • 1982: EVENT: STS-4 vehicle moves to launch pad
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Guerreiro ROGER, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Marcelo Huertas, Basketball Player , born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Jesper BECH, Soccer Player, born in Denmark
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Rasheeda [Buckner-Frost], American hiphop singer, born in Decatur, Illinois
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Wilson MÉNDEZ, Soccer Player, born in Paraguay
  • 1982: DEATH: Larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Esme Bianco, TV Actress , born in St Albans, England
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Ezekiel Kemboi , Runner , born in Matira, Kenya
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Fani Pacheco , Reality Star , born in Brazil
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Giandomenico MESTO, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1982: BIRTHDAY: Nicole Hernandez , Instagram Star , born in Philippines
  • 1982: EVENT: Ferguson Jenkins becomes 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters
  • 1982: EVENT: Iranian troops reconquer Khorramshar
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Yoskay Yamamoto , Painter , born in Japan
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Dirk Werner, Race Car Driver, born in Hanover, Germany
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Huw Stephens , Radio Host , born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Thibault GIRESSE, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1981: DEATH: Dusty Fahrnow, Race Car Driver, (b. 1981)
  • 1981: DEATH: Rosa Ponselle [Ponzillo], American soprano opera diva ("Casta Diva"; La Forza del Destino - "Leonora"; Metropolitan Opera, 1918-37), dies at 84
  • 1981: EVENT: Daniel Goodwin scales outside of Chicago's Sears Tower in 7 hours
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Tae-Su KIM, Soccer Player, born in Korea Republic
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Ugur INCEMAN, Soccer Player, born in Turkey
  • 1981: DEATH: Rosa Ponselle[Ponzillo], American soprano opera diva ("Casta Diva"; La Forza del Destino - "Leonora"; Metropolitan Opera, 1918-37), dies at 84
  • 1981: EVENT: Boston Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski (41) is 4th to play 3,000 MLB baseball games (Cobb, Musial & Aaron)
  • 1981: EVENT: Carl Yastrzemski is 4th to play 3,000 baseball games (Cobb, Musial & Aaron)
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Yoskay Yamamoto, Painter , born in Japan
  • 1981: DEATH: Rosa Ponselle, American singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies at 84
  • 1981: DEATH: Roy Brown, American R&B singer, songwriter ("Good Rockin' Tonight"), dies of a heart attack at 55
  • 1981: EVENT: Bobby Unser becomes 1st Indy 500 winner to be disqualified
  • 1981: BIRTHDAY: Dino DRPIC, Soccer Player, born in Croatia
  • 1981: DEATH: Fredric Warburg, British publisher (Animal Farm) and author, dies at 82
  • 1981: DEATH: Roy Brown, American boxer/rocker, dies of a heart attack at 55
  • 1981: EVENT: Rangers' Bill Stein sets AL record with 7 consecutive pinch hits
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Ales URBÁNEK, Soccer Player, born in Czech Republic
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Rafiath Rashid , TV Actress , born in Bangladesh
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Rafiath Rashid, TV Actress , born in Bangladesh
  • 1980: EVENT: "Musical Chairs" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • 1980: EVENT: Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford wins from pole position for his third Indy victory; sixth driver to win the race three times
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Eugen BACIU, Soccer Player, born in Romania
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Jenni Alexandrova, Radio Host , born in Finland
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Joe King, Guitarist , born in Colorado
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Terra Jole , Reality Star , born in Texas
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Terra Jole, Reality Star , born in Texas
  • 1980: EVENT: Jacek Wszoka of Poland sets high jump record (7'8")
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: David NAVARRO, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: David Navarro, Spanish footballer, born in Sagunto, Spain
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Jenni Alexandrova , Radio Host , born in Finland
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Joe King , Guitarist , born in Colorado
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Joey GUDJÓNSSON, Soccer Player, born in Iceland
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Ales URBANKEK, Soccer Player, born in Czech Republic
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Greg Finck , Photographer , born in France
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Greg Finck, Photographer , born in France
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Jae Hee, South Korean actor (Sassy Girl Chun-hyang), born in Seoul
  • 1980: BIRTHDAY: Michel BREUER, Soccer Player, born in Netherlands
  • 1980: EVENT: Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford wins in 3:29:59.572 (229.914 km/h)
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Jonny Wilkinson , Rugby Player , born in Frimley, England
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Jonny Wilkinson, Rugby Player , born in Frimley, England
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Jonny Wilkinson, English international and Newcastle Falcons rugby player, born in Frimley, England
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Martin JIRÁNEK, Soccer Player, born in Czech Republic
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Masha Efrosinina, TV Show Host , born in Kerch, Ukraine
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Pegúy LUYINDULA, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Terryanne Chebet, TV Show Host , born in Kenya
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Carlos Bocanegra, American sports executive and footballer, born in Alta Loma, California
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Carlos BOCANEGRA, Soccer Player, born in United States
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Masha Efrosinina , TV Show Host , born in Kerch, Ukraine
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Sam Sodje, Nigerian footballer, born in Greenwich, London
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Terryanne Chebet , TV Show Host , born in Kenya
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Tomás BOHÁCIK, Soccer Player, born in Slovakia
  • 1979: DEATH: John Arthur Spenkelink, American murderer (b. 1949)
  • 1979: EVENT: American Airlines DC-10 crashes on takeoff from Chicago killing 273 including 2 on the ground
  • 1979: EVENT: Raul Gonzales of Mexico completes 50,000 m walk in record 3:41:38.4
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Caroline Ouellette, French Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Chris MOORES, Soccer Player, born in England
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: JT Money , Rapper , born in Tampa, FL
  • 1979: BIRTHDAY: Sayed MOAWAD, Soccer Player, born in Egypt
  • 1979: EVENT: "Alien", directed by Ridley Scott and starring Sigourney Weaver is released
  • 1979: EVENT: Israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Adam Gontier, Rock Singer , born in Peterborough, Canada
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Adam Gontier, Canadian rock singer-songwriter (Three Days Grace), born in Peterborough, Ontario
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Brian Urlacher, American football player (Chicago Bears), born in Pasco, Washington
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Adam Gontier , Rock Singer , born in Peterborough, Canada
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Cacau Santos , Guitarist , born in Recife, Brazil
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Juan David MENDOZA, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Yuya Sakamoto, Race Car Driver, born in Iwate, Japan
  • 1978: EVENT: Stanley Cup Final, Boston Garden, Boston, MA: 3-peat for Montreal Canadiens; beat Boston Bruins, 4-1 as Mario Tremblay scores twice; 4-2 series victory
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Cacau Santos, Guitarist , born in Recife, Brazil
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Chris MILLER, Soccer Player, born in Wales
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Jonathan JAGER, Soccer Player, born in France
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Adam Gontier, Canadian singer (Three Days Grace), born in Peterborough, Ontario
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Sebastián CARRERA, Soccer Player, born in Argentina
  • 1978: BIRTHDAY: Tian YE, Soccer Player, born in China
  • 1977: EVENT: Original "Star Wars" movie (Episode IV – A New Hope), directed by George Lucas and starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford first released
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Giel Beelen , Radio Host , born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Giel Beelen, Radio Host , born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 1977: EVENT: "Beatles Live! At Star-Club in Hamburg Germany" released
  • 1977: EVENT: Dutch social democratic party wins parliamentary election
  • 1977: EVENT: Original "Star Wars" movie (Episode IV – A New Hope), directed by George Lucas and starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford, first released
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: David Boyd, Race Car Driver, born in Midlothian, VA, USA
  • 1977: EVENT: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Alberto del Río , Wrestler , born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Alberto del Río, Wrestler , born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • 1977: BIRTHDAY: Giel Beelen, Dutch radio DJ (a Guinness World Record for the longest radio DJ marathon ever, lasting 198 hours of non-stop broadcasting), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 1977: DEATH: Yevgenia Ginzburg, Russian writer, dies at 72
  • 1977: EVENT: "Brady Bunch Hour" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 1977: EVENT: 21st European Cup: Liverpool beats Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1 at Rome
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Julia Carey , TV Producer , born in England
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Rasheeda , Rapper , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Sandra Nasic, German singer (Guano Apes), born in Göttingen, Germany
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Tarik Glenn, American football offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Cillian Murphy , Movie Actor , born in Douglas, Ireland
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Cillian Murphy, Irish actor (28 Days Later), born in Douglas, County Cork, Ireland
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Paul Dempsey, Guitarist , born in Australia
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Tarik Glenn, American football offensive tackle (Pro Bowl 2004-06; Super Bowl 2006; Indianapolis Colts), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Ethan Suplee, American actor (American History X), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Mario Haberfeld, Race Car Driver, born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Miguel ZEPEDA, Soccer Player, born in Mexico
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Nadine Heredia, Politician , born in Lima, Peru
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Rasheeda, Rapper , born in Atlanta, GA
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Cillian Murphy, Movie Actor , born in Douglas, Ireland
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: J Michael Tatum , TV Actor , born in McKinney, TX
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: J Michael Tatum, TV Actor , born in McKinney, TX
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Julia Carey, TV Producer , born in England
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Nadine Heredia , Politician , born in Lima, Peru
  • 1976: BIRTHDAY: Paul Dempsey , Guitarist , born in Australia
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Aissa Maiga , Movie Actress , born in Senegal
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Blaise Nkufo , Soccer Player , born in Kinshasa, DR Congo
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Blaise Nkufo, Soccer Player , born in Kinshasa, DR Congo
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Preap Sovath , World Music Singer , born in Cambodia
  • 1975: EVENT: Cleve's Dennis Eckersley, debuts shuting out the A's 6-0
  • 1975: EVENT: Indianapolis 500: Bobby Unser wins in 2:54:55.064 (240.135 km/h)
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Diego Camargo, Comedian , born in Colombia
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Keiko Fujimori , Politician , born in Lima, Peru
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Preap Sovath, World Music Singer , born in Cambodia
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Ricky Banderas , Wrestler , born in Puerto Rico
  • 1975: EVENT: Indianapolis 500: Bobby Unser wins rain-shortened race ahead of defending champion Johnny Rutherford and pole-sitter A. J. Foyt for his second Indy title
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Ballesta SALVA, Soccer Player, born in Spain
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Blaise NKUFO, Soccer Player, born in Switzerland
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Diego Camargo , Comedian , born in Colombia
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Keiko Fujimori, Politician , born in Lima, Peru
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Ricky Banderas, Wrestler , born in Puerto Rico
  • 1975: EVENT: Cleveland's Dennis Eckersley, debuts shutting out the A's 6-0
  • 1975: BIRTHDAY: Aissa Maiga, Movie Actress , born in Senegal
  • 1975: EVENT: 29th NBA Championship: Golden Warriors sweep Wash Bullets in 4 games
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Dennis Stallings, American football linebacker (Tennessee Oilers), born in East St. Louis, Illinois
  • 1974: DEATH: Frank Ward, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1936-38), dies
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Frank Klepacki, American video game composer (Command & Conquer: Red Alert), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Petter , Rapper , born in Sweden
  • 1974: DEATH: Donald Crisp, British actor and director (How Green Was My Valley, Pollyana), dies at 91
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Kenichi Ebina, Dancer , born in Japan
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Mike Palumbo, Race Car Driver, born in Royal Oak, MI, USA
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Petter, Rapper , born in Sweden
  • 1974: DEATH: Pam Morrison, wife of Door's vocalist Jim, dies of drug overdose
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Christian RIGANO, Soccer Player, born in Italy
  • 1974: BIRTHDAY: Kenichi Ebina , Dancer , born in Japan
  • 1974: DEATH: Donald Crisp, Director , (b. 1974)
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Daz Dillinger [Delmar Drew Arnaud], American hip-hop performer, born in Long Beach, California
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Molly Sims, American model and actress, born in Murray, Kentucky
  • 1973: EVENT: 26th Cannes Film Festival: "The Hireling" directed by Alan Bridges and "Scarecrow" directed by Jerry Schatzberg jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • 1973: EVENT: US launches 1st Skylab crew Kerwin, Conrad, Weitz
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Dan Capatos , Journalist , born in Ploiesti, Romania
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Dan Capatos, Journalist , born in Ploiesti, Romania
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Demetri Martin, American comedian (We Bare Bears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Earl Mackey, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Gelli de Belen-Rivera, TV Show Host , born in Quezon City, Philippines
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: María José Gaidano, Argentine tennis star (1993 Belgium doubles), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Racquel Spurlock, WNBA center (Houston Comets)
  • 1973: EVENT: George Harrison releases "Give Me Love" in UK
  • 1973: EVENT: George Harrison releases single "Give Me Love" in UK
  • 1973: EVENT: Peronist Hector Campora installed as President of Argentina
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Duncan Free, Australian rower (Olympics gold 2006), born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Gelli de Belen-Rivera , TV Show Host , born in Quezon City, Philippines
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Giuliano PORTILLA, Soccer Player, born in Peru
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Jeff Smith, American football cornerback (Scotland Claymores, KC Chiefs), born in Decatur, Tennessee
  • 1973: BIRTHDAY: Tomasz ZDEBEL, Soccer Player, born in Poland
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Antonio Lang, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: David Sacks , Entrepreneur , born in South Africa
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: David Sacks, Entrepreneur , born in South Africa
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Karan Johar , Director , born in Mumbai, India
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Karan Johar, Director , born in Mumbai, India
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Sharone Kremen Martin, Family Member , born in New Jersey
  • 1972: EVENT: Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Ron Stander
  • 1972: EVENT: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Sharone Kremen Martin , Family Member , born in New Jersey
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Titti Schultz , Radio Host , born in Gavle, Sweden
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Titti Schultz, Radio Host , born in Gavle, Sweden
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Luciano CAFÚ, Soccer Player, born in Brazil
  • 1972: BIRTHDAY: Octavia Spencer , Movie Actress , born in Montgomery, AL
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Justin Henry, American actor (Kramer vs Kramer, 16 Candles), born in Rye, New York
  • 1971: EVENT: The Provisional Irish Republican Army throw a time bomb into Springfield Road British Army base in Belfast, killing British Army Sergeant Michael Willetts and wounding seven officers
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Paul PESCHISOLIDO, Soccer Player, born in Canada
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Ralph Gracie , Martial Artist , born in Brazil
  • 1971: DEATH: Mark Brunswick, composer, dies at 69
  • 1971: EVENT: USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Bret Parker, Race Car Driver, born in Orlando, FL, USA
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Keith Hamilton, American NFL defensive tackle (NY Giants), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Kristina Orbakaite , Movie Actress , born in Russia
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Marco Cappato, Italian politician (Member of the European Parliament), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Ralph Gracie, Martial Artist , born in Brazil
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Alan Kline, American NFL tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Tiffin, Ohio
  • 1971: BIRTHDAY: Kristina Orbakaite, Movie Actress , born in Russia
  • 1971: DEATH: Jo Etha Collier, young African American woman killed by 3 whites in Drew Miss
  • 1971: DEATH: Terence De Marney, British actor (Lorna Doone, Doctor Who, The Immortal Gentleman), dies after accidentally falling under a subway at 63
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Heather Simmons-Carrasco, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic alt-96), born in Mountain View, California
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Jamie Kennedy, Comedian , born in Upper Darby, PA
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Michael Benyaer, Canadian-American actor (Deadpool) and writer (Pilot One), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Octavia Spencer , Movie Actress , born in Montgomery, AL
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Sidney Greenbush, American twin actress (Carrie-Little House on Prairie), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Joey Eischen, American MLB pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in West Covina, California
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Neil Marshall , Director , born in England
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Octavia Spencer, Movie Actress , born in Montgomery, AL
  • 1970: EVENT: 3rd ABA Championship: Indiana Pacers beat LA Stars, 4 games to 2
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Lindsay Greenbush, American twin actress (Carrie-Little House on Prairie), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Octavia Spencer, American actress and producer (The Help, Hidden Figures), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Robert Croft, Welsh cricket spin bowler, broadcaster (England 21 Tests, 49 wickets; Sky Sports), born in Morriston, Swansea
  • 1970: BIRTHDAY: Satsuki Yukino, Japanese voice actor, born in Kyoto, Japan
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Anne Heche , TV Actress , born in Aurora, OH
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Matt Borlenghi, Italian-American actor (Brian Bodine-All My Children), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Stacy London, American stylist and fashion consultant (What Not To Wear), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969: DEATH: Hasan Rashid, Composer , (b. 1969)
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Anne Heche, TV Actress , born in Aurora, OH
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Anne Heche, American actress (Donnie Brasco, Juror, Volcano), born in Aurora, Ohio
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Dmitri Kondratyev , Astronaut , born in Russia
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Glen Drover , Guitarist , born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Glen Drover, Guitarist , born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1969: DEATH: Hasan Rashid , Composer , (b. 1969)
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Dmitri Kondratyev, Astronaut , born in Russia
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Stacy London, American stylist and fashion consultant, born in NYC, New York
  • 1969: EVENT: "Midnight Cowboy" directed by John Schlesinger and starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1970)
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Kofi Adu , Comedian , born in Kumasi, Ghana
  • 1969: BIRTHDAY: Kofi Adu, Comedian , born in Kumasi, Ghana
  • 1969: EVENT: Sudanese government is overthrown in a military coup
  • 1968: EVENT: BPAA All-Star Bowling Tournament won by Jim Stefanich
  • 1968: EVENT: Rolling Stones release "Jumping Jack Flash"
  • 1968: DEATH: Georg von Küchler, German field marshal and WWII war criminal, dies at 86
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Nathalie Schneyder, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Shawn Bouwens, American NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1968: BIRTHDAY: Kendall Gill, American NBA guard & forward (NJ Nets), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968: DEATH: Charles K. Feldman, American producer (Casino Royale), dies at 63
  • 1968: EVENT: BPAA US Women's Bowling Open won by Dotty Fothergill
  • 1968: EVENT: Gateway Arch in St Louis dedicated
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: Poppy Z. Brite [Billy Martin], American author (Lost Souls, Drawing Blood), born in Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: Ruthie Bolton, American basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996), born in Lucedale, Mississippi
  • 1967: EVENT: European Cup Final, Estádio Nacional, Lisbon: Glasgow Celtic beats Internazionale, 2-1; first British team to win the Cup
  • 1967: BIRTHDAY: Luc Nilis, Belgian soccer player (RSC Anderlecht/PSV), born in Hasselt, Belgium
  • 1967: EVENT: John Lennon takes delivery of his psychedelically painted Rolls Royce
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Arthur Mutambara , Politician , born in Zimbabwe
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Bill Haselman, American MLB catcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, wife of Prince Constantijn and sister-in-law of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, born in Leiden, Netherlands
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Dave Hollins, American MLB infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1966: DEATH: Ricardo Castillo, Guatemalan composer, dies at 71
  • 1966: EVENT: Peru & Argentina soccer fans fight in Lima; 248 die
  • 1966: EVENT: "Au Hasard Balthazar", French film directed by Robert Bresson, starring Anne Wiazemsky and François Lafarge, is released
  • 1966: BIRTHDAY: Arthur Mutambara, Politician , born in Zimbabwe
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Remco Prins, Dutch rock guitarist and vocalist (Burma Shave-Stash)
  • 1965: EVENT: India and Pakistan border fights
  • 1965: EVENT: Muhammad Ali KOs Sonny Liston at 2:12 of round 1 at Central Maine Civic Center, Lewiston to retain his WBC/WBA heavyweight boxing title
  • 1965: EVENT: Muhammad Ali KOs Sonny Liston in 1 for heavyweight boxing title rematch
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: George Hickenlooper, American documentary filmmaker, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2010)
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Tim Deroin, Race Car Driver, born in Chicopee, MA, USA
  • 1965: DEATH: Bruno Deserti, Race Car Driver, (b. 1965)
  • 1965: WEDDING: Boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson (44) weds Millie Bruce in Los Angeles
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Mark Knight, American rock guitarist (Bang Tango - "Dancin' On Coals"), born in California
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Yahya Jammeh, Gambian dictator (1994-2017), born in Kanilai, Gambia
  • 1965: DEATH: Sonny Boy Williamson II [Aleck Miller], American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, dies at 65
  • 1965: EVENT: Roel van Duyn, Martijn Ananar & Rob Faado align in Provo
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Mark Knight, American rock guitarist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals), born in California
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Remco Prins, Dutch rockabilly guitarist, mandolin player, and vocalist (Stringcaster; Burma Shave)
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Roef Ragas, Dutch actor (Missing Link, Red Rain, Juju, Mykosch), born in Harderwijk, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • 1965: BIRTHDAY: Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria high jumper (world record 1987), born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • 1965: EVENT: Dave Davies of The Kinks knocked unconscious in an on stage scuffle with drummer Mick Avory at Cardiff’s Capital Theatre
  • 1965: EVENT: Dave Davies of The Kinks stumbles and is knocked unconscious on stage
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Ray Stevenson , Movie Actor , born in Northern Ireland
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Ray Stevenson, Movie Actor , born in Northern Ireland
  • 1964: EVENT: Ground is broken for new Busch Memorial Stadium in St Louis; opens in 1966, demolished in 2005
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: David Shaw, Canadian NHL defenseman, 1982-98 (Quebec Nordiques, New York Rangers, and 4 other teams), born in St. Thomas, Ontario
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Jerry Artuso, Race Car Driver, born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Troy Nelson, Race Car Driver, born in Lombard, IL, USA
  • 1964: EVENT: Frank Gilroy's dramatic play "The Subject Was Roses", starring Jack Albertson and Martin Sheen, opens at Royale Theatre, NYC; runs for 832 performances; wins Pulitzer Prize, and 2 Tony Awards
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Maddin Schneider , Comedian , born in Bad Homburg, Germany
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Mike Langston, Race Car Driver, born in Marietta, GA, USA
  • 1964: DEATH: Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer, dies at 92
  • 1964: EVENT: Ground is broken for a new stadium in St Louis
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: David Shaw, Canadian NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Ivan Bella, Slovak cosmonaut (first Slovak citizen to fly in space), born in Brezno, Czechoslovakia
  • 1964: BIRTHDAY: Maddin Schneider, Comedian , born in Bad Homburg, Germany
  • 1964: DEATH: Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, Russian composer (Rhapsodie hébraïque; Prince Lake), and teacher, dies at 92
  • 1964: EVENT: 16th Emmy Awards: "The Dick Van Dyke Show", Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore win
  • 1964: EVENT: Frank Gilroy's "Subject is Roses" premieres in NYC
  • 1964: EVENT: US Supreme Court rules closing schools to avoid desegregation is unconstitutional
  • 1963: EVENT: Great Britain ends its amateur-professional classes in cricket
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Frank Yu, Race Car Driver, born in Hong Kong
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Mike Myers, Canadian actor and comedian (SNL, Wayne's World), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Mike Myers, Canadian comedian (SNL, Wayne's World), born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • 1963: EVENT: "Hot Spot" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 43 performances
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Adela Micha, Journalist , born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Mike Myers, Movie Actor , born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Adela Micha , Journalist , born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1963: BIRTHDAY: Mike Myers , Movie Actor , born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1963: EVENT: Organization for African Unity formed by Chad, Mauritania and Zambia
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Anders Johansson, Drummer , born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1962: EVENT: Isley Brothers release "Twist & Shout"
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Zulqarnain, Pakistani cricketer (last person in alphabetical order to play Test), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Anders Johansson , Drummer , born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1962: BIRTHDAY: Philippe Verellen, Race Car Driver, born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1962: EVENT: US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric)
  • 1962: EVENT: US unions AFL-CIO starts campaign for 35-hour work week
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: François Bayrou , Politician , born in France
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: Hiro Saito, Japanese professional wrestler (All-Japan/NJPW/Calgary), born in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1961: EVENT: JFK announces US goal of putting a man on the Moon before the end of decade
  • 1961: EVENT: NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,770 m
  • 1961: EVENT: NASA civilian pilot Joseph A. Walker takes X-15 to 32,770 m
  • 1961: BIRTHDAY: François Bayrou, Politician , born in France
  • 1961: WEDDING: King Hussein of Jordan marries Princess Muna al-Hussein (Antoinette Gardiner).
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Amy Klobuchar , Politician , born in Minnesota
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Amy Klobuchar, American politician (D), senator for Minnesota (2007-), born in Plymouth, Minnesota
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Michael Benevides, Race Car Driver, born in Westerly, RI, USA
  • 1960: BIRTHDAY: Wallace Roney, American post-bop jazz trumpeter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020) [1]
  • 1959: EVENT: US Supreme Courtt rules Louisiana prohibiting black-white boxing unconstitutional
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Julian Clary, English television personality, born in Surbiton, Surrey, England
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Manolis Kefalogiannis, Greek politician (Minister for Mercantile Marine), born in Heraklion, Greece
  • 1959: BIRTHDAY: Cathryn Harrison, English actress (Old Woman in Black Moon), born in London, England
  • 1959: EVENT: Russian premier Nikita Khrushchev visits Angola
  • 1958: BIRTHDAY: Paul Weller, English guitarist (Jam - "This is Modern World"; Style Council), born in Woking, Surrey, England
  • 1958: DEATH: Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1958: BIRTHDAY: Dorothy Straight, American 4 year old author (How the World Began), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1958: BIRTHDAY: Paul Weller, English guitarist (Jam-This is Modern World, Style Council), born in Woking, Surrey, England
  • 1957: WEDDING: NFL coach Chuck Noll (25) weds first wife Marianne Noll
  • 1957: BIRTHDAY: Alastair Campbell, Journalist , born in England
  • 1957: BIRTHDAY: Edward Lee, American writer (Mr. Torso), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1957: BIRTHDAY: Rauf Aregbesola , Politician , born in Nigeria
  • 1957: EVENT: "Shinbone Alley" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 1957: BIRTHDAY: Hillary B. Smith, American actress (Nora-One Life to Live), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Lincoln Barrington "Sugar" Minott, Jamaican singer (The African Brothers), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2010)
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Maiko Kazama, Movie Actress , born in Japan
  • 1956: EVENT: Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Haurietis aquas
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Maiko Kazama , Movie Actress , born in Japan
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: David P. Sartor, American music composer, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Helen Terry, British pop-rock singer ("Love Lies Lost"; "Now You're Mine"), born in England
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Larry Hogan, American politician, Governor of Maryland (2015-), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1956: BIRTHDAY: Tatsutoshi Goto, Japanese professional wrestler (WAR/NJPW), born in Tokoname, Aichi, Japan
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Connie Selleca, American actress (Hotel, Capt America II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Marco Antonio Villa , Historian , born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Alistair Burt, British Conservative Party politician, born in Bury, Lancashire, England
  • 1955: BIRTHDAY: Mike Maietta, Race Car Driver, born in South Portland, ME, USA
  • 1955: DEATH: Wardell Gray, American swing and bebop jazz tenor saxophonist, dies at 34
  • 1955: EVENT: Series of 19 twisters destroy Udall Kansas & most of Blackwell Okla
  • 1954: DEATH: Robert Capa , Photographer , (b. 1954)
  • 1954: DEATH: Robert Capa, Photographer , (b. 1954)
  • 1954: BIRTHDAY: Alison Stern, wife of radio personality Howard Stern (Private Parts), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1954: DEATH: Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, dies of injuries from a landmine explosion at 40
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: D. A. Weibring Jr, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2008), born in Quincy Illinois
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Jane Priest, Prince Charles' lover, born in Perth, Australia
  • 1953: EVENT: 1st non-commercial educational television station-Houston, Texas
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Passarella, Argentine footballer, born in Chacabuco, Argentina
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Gaetano Scirea, Italian soccer defender (78 caps, FIFA World Cup 1982; Juventus 377 games), born in Cernusco sul Naviglio, Italy (d. 1989)
  • 1953: EVENT: Braves Max Surkont strikes out record 8 Reds in a row
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Eve Ensler, American playwright (The Vagina Monologues), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953: EVENT: 1st atomic cannon electronically fired at Frenchman Flat, Nevada
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Rich Alves, American country guitarist (Pirates of Mississippi - "Feed Jake"), born in Pleasanton, California
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Rich Alves, American singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake), born in Pleasanton, California
  • 1953: BIRTHDAY: Stan Sakai, Japanese-American cartoonist (Usagi Yojimbo), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • 1952: BIRTHDAY: Gordon Smith, American politician (U.S. Senator from Oregon), born in Pendleton, Oregon
  • 1952: BIRTHDAY: Al Sarrantonio, American writer (999: New Stories of Horror and Suspense), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952: BIRTHDAY: Jeffrey Bewkes, American media executive (CEO of Time Warner from 2008-18), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Chuck Ruff, American rock drummer (Edgar Winter Group - "Frankenstein"), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2011)
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Bob Gale, American screenwriter (Back to the Future), born in University City, Missouri
  • 1951: BIRTHDAY: Chuck Ruff, American rock drummer (Frankenstein), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2011)
  • 1951: DEATH: Paula von Preradovic, Croatian-Austrian poet and writer, dies at 63
  • 1951: EVENT: NY Giant Willie Mays 1st major league game (goes 0 for 5)
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: (Elizabeth) Ann Crumb, American stage and screen actress and singer, born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 2019)
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Robert "Robby" Steinhardt, American rock violinist and singer (Kansas), born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Phil Knepp, Race Car Driver, born in Santee, CA, USA
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Don Abreu, Race Car Driver, born in Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • 1950: BIRTHDAY: Robby Steinhardt, American rock violinist and singer (Kansas - "Carry On Wayward Son"), born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1950: EVENT: Brooklyn Battery Tunnel opens in NYC
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Andre Chevalley, Race Car Driver, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Lalith Kaluperuma, Sri Lankan cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka 1982), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1949: BIRTHDAY: Jamaica Kincaid [Elaine Cynthia Potter Richardsonn], Antiguan-American journalist (NYer), born in St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
  • 1949: DEATH: Simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WWII), dies at 47
  • 1949: EVENT: Chinese Red army occupies Shanghai
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Klaus Meine , Metal Singer , born in Hanover, Germany
  • 1948: EVENT: San Francisco receives its 1st telecast
  • 1948: DEATH: Witold Pilecki, War Hero , (b. 1948)
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Klaus Meine, Metal Singer , born in Hanover, Germany
  • 1948: EVENT: Polish war hero Witold Pilecki is executed by communist police after a show trial in Warsaw
  • 1948: BIRTHDAY: Klaus Meine, German musician (Scorpions), born in Hannover, Germany
  • 1948: DEATH: Witold Pilecki , War Hero , (b. 1948)
  • 1948: DEATH: Witold Pilecki, Polish WWII resistance fighter (volunteered to go to Auschwitz, Witold's Report), executed by communist secret police after a show trial at age 47
  • 1948: EVENT: PGA Championship Men's Golf, Norwood Hills CC: Ben Hogan scores a convincing 7 & 6 win over Mike Turnesa in the Tuesday final for his 2nd PGA crown
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Pat Mintey, Race Car Driver, born in Arleta, CA, USA
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Mitch Margo, American rocker (The Tokens, The Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1947: EVENT: Coal dust explosion rocks Centralia Coal Co's Mine #5 killing 111
  • 1947: BIRTHDAY: Karen Valentine, American actress (Love American Style, Room 222), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Bill Adam, Race Car Driver, born in Airdrie, Scotland
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: David A. Hargrave, role-playing games (RPGs) designer (d. 1988)
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Tommy Cecil, Irish ferryman, born Rathlin Island, County Antrim (d. 1997)
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Irena Szewinska, Polish 200m runner (Olympic Gold 1964, 68, 76), born in Leningrad, Russian SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Janet Morris, American sci-fi author (Golden Sword, Tempus), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1946: DEATH: Patty Smith Hill, American composer, teacher and songwriter ("Happy Birthday To You"), dies at 78
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Timothy "Tim" Hinkley, British singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Jody Grind), born in London
  • 1946: BIRTHDAY: Tommy Cecil, Irish ferryman, born on Rathlin Island, County Antrim (d. 1997)
  • 1946: DEATH: Patty Smith Hill, American composer, teacher and songwriter (Happy Birthday to You), dies at 78
  • 1946: EVENT: Jordan gains independence from Britain (National Day); Abdullah ibn Hussein becomes King of Jordan
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: Dave Lee Travis , Radio Host , born in England
  • 1945: DEATH: Demjan Bednyi, Russian writer and satirist, dies at 62
  • 1945: EVENT: Arthur C Clark proposes relay satellites in geosynchronous orbit
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: Dave Lee Travis [David Griffin], British DJ and presenter (Top of the Pops], convicted of indecent assault, born in Buxton, Derbyshire
  • 1945: BIRTHDAY: Dave Lee Travis, Radio Host , born in England
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Frank Oz, Puppeteer , born in Hereford, England
  • 1944: EVENT: Partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Frank Oz , Puppeteer , born in Hereford, England
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Robert MacPherson, American mathematician (invention of intersection homology with Mark Goresk), born in Lakewood, Ohio
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Bob Payton, American pizza magnate (The Chicago Pizza Pie Factory), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1994)
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: Frank Oz, American muppetteer (Grover-Sesame Street, Muppet Show), born in Hereford, England
  • 1944: BIRTHDAY: John Bunnell, former Sheriff of Multnomah County, Oregon and TV personality (World's Wildest Police Videos), born in Pendleton, Oregon
  • 1943: BIRTHDAY: Leslie Uggams, American singer and actress (Leslie Uggams Show, Roots), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943: DEATH: Nils Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter, dies at 54
  • 1943: EVENT: Trident conference in Washington, D.C. (operation plan '43 against Japan)
  • 1943: BIRTHDAY: John "Poli" Palmer, British rocker (Family), born in Evesham, Worcestershire
  • 1943: BIRTHDAY: Leslie Uggams, American singer and actress (Leslie Uggams Show; Roots), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943: BIRTHDAY: Jessi Colter [Miriam Johnson], American country singer ("I'm Not Lisa"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1943: BIRTHDAY: Jessi Colter [Miriam Johnson], American country singer (I'm Not Lisa), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1943: BIRTHDAY: Wynand Charl Malan, South African lawyer and politician, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • 1943: EVENT: Agnes Moorehead appears in "Sorry, Wrong Number" on the radio program "Suspense", her most successful appearance
  • 1943: EVENT: Riot at Mobile, Alabama, shipyard over upgrading 12 black workers
  • 1942: DEATH: Emanuel Feuermann, cellist (Chicago Symphony Orchestra), dies at 39
  • 1942: BIRTHDAY: Brian "Blinky" Davison, British rocker (The Nice), born in Leicester, England (d. 2008)
  • 1942: BIRTHDAY: Ron Davies, Welsh footballer (29 Welsh caps), born in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales (d. 2013)
  • 1942: DEATH: Emanuel Feuermann, cellist (Chicago Symph Orchestra), dies at 39
  • 1941: EVENT: 5,000 drown in a storm at Ganges Delta region in India
  • 1941: EVENT: Ted Williams raises his batting average over .400 for 1st time in 1941
  • 1941: BIRTHDAY: Bill Young, rocker, born in Daingerfield, Texas (d. 1999)
  • 1940: DEATH: Joe De Grasse, Canadian film director, dies at 67
  • 1940: EVENT: Golden Gate International Exposition reopens
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Nobuyoshi Araki , Photographer , born in Japan
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Nobuyoshi Araki, Photographer , born in Japan
  • 1940: WEDDING: MLB outfielder Stan Musial (19) weds his high school sweetheart Lillian Labash in Daytona Beach
  • 1940: BIRTHDAY: Kevin Bartlett, Race Car Driver, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1940: EVENT: German troops conquer Boulogne
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Ian McKellen , Movie Actor , born in Burnley, England
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Ian McKellen, Movie Actor , born in Burnley, England
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Mike Harris, Race Car Driver, born in Mufulira, South Africa
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Sir Ian McKellen, English film and theatre actor (Lord of the Rings, X-Men), born in Burnley Lancashire
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Dixie Carter, American actress (Designing Women, Edge of Night), born in McLemoresville, Tennessee (d. 2010)
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Gene A. Budig, American baseball executive (last American League [AL] president 1994-99), born in McCook, Nebraska (d. 2020)
  • 1939: BIRTHDAY: Sir Ian McKellen, English film and theatre actor (Lord of the Rings; X-Men), born in Burnley Lancashire
  • 1939: DEATH: Joseph Duveen, British art connoisseur (Elgin marbles), dies at 69
  • 1939: EVENT: Carl Storck becomes 2nd NFL president
  • 1938: EVENT: Spanish Civil War: The bombing of Alicante takes place, with 313 deaths.
  • 1938: BIRTHDAY: Lyudmila Buldakova, Russian volleyball player (Olympic gold 1972), born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 2006)
  • 1938: BIRTHDAY: Raymond Carver, American poet and short story writer (Furious Season), born in Clatskanie, Oregon (d. 1988)
  • 1937: DEATH: Henry Ossawa Tanner, American artist, dies at 77
  • 1937: EVENT: 1st airmail letter to circle globe returns to NY
  • 1936: BIRTHDAY: Rusi Surti, Indian cricketer (Indian slow lefty, hat-trick for Qld 1969), born in Surat, Gujarat, India (d. 2013)
  • 1936: BIRTHDAY: Tom T. Hall, American country singer, songwriter ("Harper Valley PTA"), and author, born in Olive Hill, Kentucky (d. 2021)
  • 1936: DEATH: Ján Levoslav Bella, Slovak composer, dies at 92
  • 1936: EVENT: The Remington Rand strike, led by the American Federation of Labor, begins
  • 1936: BIRTHDAY: Tom T. Hall, American country singer and writer (Harper Valley PTA), born in Olive Hill, Kentucky
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Cookie Gilchrist, American football fullback (AFL All Star 1962-65; AFL MVP 1962; CFL All Star 1956-60), born in Brackenridge, Pennsylvania (d. 2011)
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Jim Trueman, Race Car Driver, born in Columbus, OH, USA
  • 1935: BIRTHDAY: Victoria Shaw, Australian-American actress (Alvarez Kelly, Westworld), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1988)
  • 1935: EVENT: Babe Ruth hits his last 3 home runs in Pittsburgh, Boston Braves still lose the game 11–7 to the Pirates
  • 1935: DEATH: Sir Frank Watson Dyson, English astronomer, dies at 71
  • 1935: EVENT: Legendary American athlete Jesse Owens equals or breaks 4 world records in 45 minutes at a Big Ten meet at Ferry Field in Ann Arbor, Michigan; remembered as "the greatest 45 minutes ever in sport"
  • 1935: EVENT: Track and field athlete Jesse Owens equals or breaks 4 world records in 45 minutes at a Big Ten meet at Ferry Field in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Remembered as "the greatest 45 minutes ever in sport".
  • 1934: DEATH: Gustav Holst, English composer (Ode to Death), dies at 59
  • 1934: BIRTHDAY: Ron Nesson, American press secretary (Gerald Ford), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1934: DEATH: Bob Hahn, Race Car Driver, (b. 1934)
  • 1934: BIRTHDAY: David Burke, English actor (The Woman in Black), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1934: DEATH: Gustav Holst, Composer , (b. 1934)
  • 1934: DEATH: Gustav Holst, English composer (The Planets; Ode to Death), dies at 59
  • 1934: DEATH: Gustav Holst , Composer , (b. 1934)
  • 1934: DEATH: Peter Kreis, Race Car Driver, (b. 1934)
  • 1934: EVENT: Béla Bartòk's "Enchanted Deer" premieres
  • 1933: DEATH: James E. Kelly, American sculptor "Sculptor of American History", dies at 77
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Ray Spencer, English footballer, born in Kings Norton, Birmingham (d. 2016)
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Roger Bowen, American actor (M*A*S*H, Main Event, What about Bob, Petulia), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1996)t
  • 1933: BIRTHDAY: Roger Carmillet, Race Car Driver, born in Lusans, France
  • 1932: BIRTHDAY: Georgy Grechko, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 17, 26, T-14), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (d. 2017)
  • 1932: BIRTHDAY: K. C. Jones, American basketball point guard (Olympic gold 1956; NBA champion 1959–66, Boston Celtics) and coach (NBA C'ship 1984, 86; Boston Celtics), born in Taylor, Texas
  • 1932: BIRTHDAY: John Gregory Dunne, American writer (Up Close & Personal, True Confessions), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2003)
  • 1932: EVENT: Goofy, aka Dippy Dawg, 1st appears in 'Mickey's Revue' by Walt Disney
  • 1932: BIRTHDAY: K. C. Jones, American Basketball Hall of Fame point guard (Olympic gold 1956; NBA C'ship 1959–66, Boston Celtics) and coach (NBA C'ship 1984, 86; Boston Celtics), born in Taylor, Texas (d. 2020)
  • 1931: BIRTHDAY: Aili Jõgi, Estonian freedom fighter, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1931: BIRTHDAY: John Gabriel [Jack Monkarsh], American actor (Cat Gang, Fantasies), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1931: BIRTHDAY: John Gabriel [Jack Monkarsh], American stage and screen actor (Ryan's Hope), singer, lyricist, and producer, born in Niagara Falls, New York (d. 2021)
  • 1931: BIRTHDAY: Paul Burrow, Race Car Driver, born in Sycamore, IL, USA
  • 1931: BIRTHDAY: Donald Phelps, American actor (Ghost Ship), born in Indiana (d. 1993)
  • 1930: DEATH: Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1848)
  • 1930: BIRTHDAY: Sonia Rykiel, French fashion designer, born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: Beverly Sills [Belle Miriam Silverman], American operatic soprano, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: David Sturtevant Ruder, 23rd chairman of Security & Exchange Commission, born in Wausau, Wisconsin
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: Warren Frost, American actor (Twin Peaks, Matlock, Seinfeld), born in Newburyport, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • 1929: BIRTHDAY: [Belle Miriam Silverman] Beverly Sills, American operatic soprano, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1928: BIRTHDAY: Mary Tuck, British social researcher and civil servant (d. 1996)
  • 1928: BIRTHDAY: Frigyes Hidas, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2007)
  • 1927: DEATH: Payne Whitney, American businessman (b. 1876)
  • 1927: BIRTHDAY: Robert Ludlum, American spy novelist (Bourne Identity), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1927: EVENT: Henry Ford announces that he is ending production of the Model T Ford
  • 1926: BIRTHDAY: Bill Sharman, American Basketball HOF guard (8 × NBA All-Star; 4 x NBA C'ship; Boston Celtics) and coach (NBA C'ship 1972 LA Lakers), born in Abilene, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 1926: DEATH: Symon Petliura, Ukrainian socialist leader (pogroms), assassinated in Paris at 47 by Sholom Schwartzbard
  • 1926: EVENT: Sholom Schwartzbard assassinates Symon Petliura, the head of the Paris-based government-in-exile of the Ukrainian People's Republic
  • 1926: BIRTHDAY: Claude Akins, American character actor (B. J. and the Bear, The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, Movin' On), born in Nelson, Georgia (d. 1994)
  • 1926: BIRTHDAY: Bill Sharman, American Hall of Fame basketball player (Boston Celtics), born in Abilene, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Aldo Clementi, Italian composer, born in Catania, Sicily (d. 2011)
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Dan Galullo, Race Car Driver, born in Waterbury, CT, USA
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Don Liddle, American baseball player, born in Mount Carmel, Illinois (d. 2000)
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Rosario Castellanos, Mexican poet (Balún Canán), born in Mexico City (d. 1974)
  • 1925: BIRTHDAY: Jeanne Crain, American actress (Man Without a Star, Pinky), born in Barstow California (d. 2003)
  • 1924: DEATH: Theodore F. Morse, American composer, dies at 51
  • 1924: BIRTHDAY: István Nyers, Hungarian footballer, born in Freyming-Merlebach, Moselle, France (d. 2005)
  • 1924: DEATH: Ashutosh Mukherjee, Bengali educator, jurist, barrister and mathematician described as the "Banglar Bagh" (Tiger of Bengal), dies abruptly at 59
  • 1924: DEATH: Lyubov Popova , Painter , (b. 1924)
  • 1924: DEATH: Lyubov Popova, Painter , (b. 1924)
  • 1924: DEATH: Lyubov Popova, Russian avant-garde artist and painter, dies at 35
  • 1923: EVENT: Britain recognizes Transjordan with Abdullah as its leader
  • 1923: BIRTHDAY: John Weitz, American author and fashion designer (Friends in High Places), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2002)
  • 1923: BIRTHDAY: Smokey Yunick, Race Car Driver, born in Daytona Beach, FL, USA
  • 1922: EVENT: Babe Ruth suspended 1 day and fined $200 for throwing dirt on an umpire
  • 1921: BIRTHDAY: Hal David, American lyricist (Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1921: BIRTHDAY: Kitty Kallen, American singer ("Little Things Mean a Lot"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1921: BIRTHDAY: Jack Steinberger, American physicist (1988 Nobel Prize for Physics - Neutrinos), born in Bad Kissingen, Germany (d. 2020) [1]
  • 1921: BIRTHDAY: Hal David, American lyricist ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head"; "What The World Needs Now Is Love";"Do You Know the Way to San Jose"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1919: DEATH: Madam C.J. Walker, Entrepreneur , (b. 1919)
  • 1919: BIRTHDAY: Lindsey Nelson, American sportscaster (NY Mets), born in Pulaski, Tennessee (d. 1995)
  • 1919: BIRTHDAY: Gino Negri, Italian composer, born in Perledo (d. 1991)
  • 1919: DEATH: Madam C. J. Walker [Sarah Breedlove], African American entrepreneur (First American self-made female millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company), dies of kidney failure complications at 51
  • 1919: DEATH: Madam C.J. Walker , Entrepreneur , (b. 1919)
  • 1919: EVENT: Casey Stengel releases a sparrow from under his baseball cap
  • 1918: BIRTHDAY: Peder Lunde Sr., Norwegian yachtsman (Olympic silver 1952), born in Nordstrand, Norway (d. 2009)
  • 1917: DEATH: Léon Vasseur, French composer, dies at 72
  • 1917: BIRTHDAY: Jimmy Hamilton, American jazz saxophonist, born in Dillon, South Carolina (d. 1994)
  • 1917: BIRTHDAY: Steve Cochran [Robert Alexander Cochran], American actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas), born in Eureka, California (d. 1965)
  • 1917: DEATH: Maksim Bahdanovic , Poet , (b. 1917)
  • 1917: DEATH: Maksim Bahdanovic, Poet , (b. 1917)
  • 1917: DEATH: Maksim Bahdanovic, Belarusian poet, dies at 25
  • 1916: BIRTHDAY: Bob Schwingle, Race Car Driver, born in Naples, NJ, USA
  • 1916: BIRTHDAY: Lou van Rees, Dutch impresario, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1916: DEATH: Jack Marsh, cricketer (Aboriginal bowler played for NSW 1900-03), dies
  • 1915: BIRTHDAY: Virginia "Ginny" Simms, American singer (Kay Kyser BAnd), and actress (Night and Day), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1994)
  • 1915: EVENT: Second Battle of Ypres ends with 105,000 casualties
  • 1915: BIRTHDAY: Daniel Wolf, American journalist (d. 1996)
  • 1915: EVENT: Chicago Claude Hendrix no-hits Pitts (Federal League), 10-0
  • 1915: BIRTHDAY: Virginia "Ginny" Simms, American actress and singer (Night and Day, Kay Kyser Band), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1994)
  • 1915: EVENT: Chicago Whales' Claude Hendrix no-hits Pittsburgh Rebels (Federal League), 10-0
  • 1914: BIRTHDAY: Dorothy Sarnoff, American operatic soprano, Broadway actress (Rosalinda), author and pioneer of the self-help movement (Speech Can Change Your Life, Speech Dynamics), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1914: EVENT: British House of Commons passes the Irish Home Rule Bill
  • 1914: DEATH: Paolo Giorza, Italian-Australian composer, dies at 81
  • 1913: BIRTHDAY: Richard Dimbleby, British journalist and broadcaster, born in Richmond, Surrey, England (d. 1965)
  • 1913: BIRTHDAY: J. Peter Grace, American businessman and industrialist, born in Manhasset, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1912: BIRTHDAY: Princess Deokhye of Korea, last princess of the Korean Empire, born in Changdeok Palace, Keijo, Japanese Korea (d. 1989)
  • 1912: BIRTHDAY: Eddie Maxwell [Cherkose], American lyricist (Breathless) and actor, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1999)
  • 1912: DEATH: Austin Lane Crothers, American politician (b. 1860)
  • 1911: EVENT: Revolution in Mexico overthrows President Jose Porfirio Diaz
  • 1909: BIRTHDAY: Marie Menken, American experimental filmmaker and socialite, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1909: BIRTHDAY: Alfred Kubel, German politician, born in Braunschweig, Germany (d. 1999)
  • 1908: BIRTHDAY: Theodore Roethke, American poet (Words for the Wind), born in Saginaw, Michigan (d. 1963)
  • 1907: BIRTHDAY: U Nu, 1st Prime Minister of Burma (1948-56, 1960-62), born in Wakema, Myaungmya District, British Burma (d. 1995)
  • 1906: EVENT: After 20 straight wins, Boston Pilgrims lose to Chicago White Sox 3-0
  • 1905: BIRTHDAY: Joseph C. Harsch, American newscaster (Background), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1904: EVENT: 38th Belmont: George Odom aboard Delhi wins in 2:06.6
  • 1904: BIRTHDAY: Kurt Thomas, German composer, born in Tönning, Germany (d. 1973)
  • 1902: BIRTHDAY: Helvi Leiviskä, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1982)
  • 1902: BIRTHDAY: Ray Sherman, Race Car Driver, born in Shermoont, DE, USA
  • 1901: WEDDING: Anton Chekhov (41), Russian physician, dramatist and author marries actress Olga Knipper (31)
  • 1901: BIRTHDAY: Milenko Živkovic, Yugoslavian composer, born in Beograd (d. 1964)
  • 1900: BIRTHDAY: Alain Grandbois, French Canadian poet (Né à Québec: Louis Jolliet), born in Saint-Casimir, Quebec (d. 1975)
  • 1900: EVENT: Retired London fire master Eyre Massey Shaw aged 70 reputedly becomes oldest gold medalist in Olympics for sailing (disputed)
  • 1899: BIRTHDAY: Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher, born in Asansol, Burdwan, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1976)
  • 1899: EVENT: 33rd Belmont: R Clawson aboard Jean Beraud wins in 2:23
  • 1899: DEATH: Marie-Rosalie "Rosa" Bonheur, French painter, dies at 68
  • 1899: DEATH: Rosa Bonheur , Sculptor , (b. 1899)
  • 1899: DEATH: Rosa Bonheur, Sculptor , (b. 1899)
  • 1899: DEATH: Marie-Rosalie "Rosa" Bonheur, French animalière painter (The Horse Fair; Buffalo Bill), and sculptor, dies at 68
  • 1898: BIRTHDAY: Bennett Cerf, American publisher (Random House) and panelist (What's My Line), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1898: BIRTHDAY: Gustav Regler, German writer, born in Merzig (d. 1963)
  • 1898: WEDDING: Chocolatier Milton S. Hershey (40) weds Catherine Sweeney at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City
  • 1898: BIRTHDAY: Gene Tunney, American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1926-30), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • 1898: BIRTHDAY: Gene Tunney, American boxer, world heavyweight boxing champion (1926-30), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • 1898: BIRTHDAY: Mischa Levitzki, Russian-born American pianist and composer (The Enchanted Nymph), born in Kremenchuk, Russian Empire (d. 1941)
  • 1897: BIRTHDAY: Alan Kippax, Australian cricketer (22 Tests for Australia 1924-34, brilliant batsman), born in Paddington, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1972)
  • 1896: BIRTHDAY: Jan Nicolaas Bakhuizen van den Brink, Dutch theologist and church historian, born in Joure, Netherlands (d. 1987)
  • 1895: EVENT: 20th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Belmar wins in 1:50.5
  • 1895: EVENT: Oscar Wilde sentenced to 2 years imprisonment for gross indecency
  • 1895: EVENT: The Republic of Formosa is formed, with Tang Ching-sung as the president.
  • 1895: DEATH: Ahmed Djevdet Pasja, Turkish minister of Justice, dies at 73
  • 1894: BIRTHDAY: Dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Verschaeve Gives Evidence), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • 1891: BIRTHDAY: Robert Willem Pieter Peereboom, Dutch editor in chief (Haarlem Newspaper), born in Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands (d. 1956)
  • 1889: BIRTHDAY: Gilardo Gilardi, Argentine composer, pianist and conductor (La leyenda del urutaú, Réquiem, Misa de Gloria), born in San Fernando, Argentina (d. 1963)
  • 1889: BIRTHDAY: Gilardo Gilardi, Argentine composer, pianist and conductor (La leyenda del urutaú; Réquiem; Misa de Gloria), born in San Fernando, Argentina (d. 1963)
  • 1889: BIRTHDAY: Igor Sikorsky, Russian-American pioneer of aviation in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1972)
  • 1889: BIRTHDAY: Igor Sikorsky , Pilot , born in Russia
  • 1889: BIRTHDAY: Sverre Jordan, Norwegian composer, orchestra conductor and pianist (Norwegian Rapsody), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1972)
  • 1888: BIRTHDAY: Miles Malleson, British stage and screen actor, and writer (Kind Hearts and Coronets; Postman's Knock), born in Croydon, Surrey, England (d. 1969)
  • 1888: BIRTHDAY: Miles Malleson, British writer and actor (Phantom of the Opera, Postman's Knock), born in Croydon, Surrey, England (d. 1969)
  • 1887: BIRTHDAY: Padre Pio, Roman Catholic saint, born in Pietrelcina, Benevento, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1968)
  • 1887: EVENT: Gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die
  • 1886: BIRTHDAY: Philip Murray, 1st president of the United Steelworkers and longest-serving president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, born in Blantyre, Scotland (d. 1952)
  • 1886: BIRTHDAY: Rash Behari Bose, Indian revolutionary leader against the British Raj in India, born in Bengal, India (d. 1945)
  • 1883: BIRTHDAY: Elsa Maxwell, American writer (Jack Paar Show), born in Keokuk, Iowa (d. 1963)
  • 1882: BIRTHDAY: Marie Doro, American stage and film actress of the early silent film era (The Heart of Nora Flynn, The White Pearl), born in Duncannon, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)
  • 1882: BIRTHDAY: Harry Fox [Arthur Carringford], American vaudeville dancer, comedian and actor (Talent Scout), born in Pomona, California (d. 1959)
  • 1880: BIRTHDAY: Jean Alexandre Barré, French neurologist who helped identify the Guillain-Barré-Strohl syndrome, born in Nantes, France (d. 1967)
  • 1879: BIRTHDAY: William Maxwell Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook, Canadian English newspaper publisher (Daily Express), born in Maple, Ontario (d. 1964)
  • 1878: BIRTHDAY: Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American actor and tap dancer (Stormy Weather; The Little Colonel), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1949)
  • 1878: EVENT: W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's comic opera "H.M.S. Pinafore" premieres in London, their first international success
  • 1878: BIRTHDAY: Bill Robinson "Bojangles", American actor and tap dancer (Stormy Weather, The Little Colonel), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1949)
  • 1877: BIRTHDAY: Billy Murray, American singer (Denver Nightengale), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1954)
  • 1877: BIRTHDAY: Billy Murray, Irish-American vaudeville and early recording popular music tenor, known as the 'Denver Nightengale' ("Shine On, Harvest Moon"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1954)
  • 1876: EVENT: 4th Preakness: G Barbee aboard Shirley wins in 2:44.75
  • 1876: EVENT: 1st tie in NL history (Athletics & Louisville, 2-2 in 14)
  • 1870: EVENT: Irish Fenians raid Eccles Hill, Quebec
  • 1868: EVENT: Australian Aboriginal Cricket tour of England begins v Surrey Gentlemen
  • 1867: DEATH: Ramón Castilla , World Leader , (b. 1867)
  • 1867: DEATH: Ramón Castilla, World Leader , (b. 1867)
  • 1865: BIRTHDAY: Pieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist (Zeeman effect, Nobel Prize 1902), born in Zonnemaire, Schouwen-Duiveland (d. 1943)
  • 1865: BIRTHDAY: Frederick Augustus III, King of Saxony (1904-18), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1932)
  • 1865: BIRTHDAY: John Mott, American evangelist and organizer (YMCA, Nobel 1946), born in Livingston Manor, Sullivan County, New York (d. 1955)
  • 1865: DEATH: Madeleine Sophie Barat, French saint and founder of the Society of the Sacred Heart, dies at 85
  • 1864: EVENT: Battle of New Hope Church, Georgia
  • 1862: EVENT: First Battle of Winchester, Virginia
  • 1862: DEATH: Johann Nestroy, Austrian actor, singer and playwright (Judith und Holofernes), dies at 60
  • 1861: EVENT: John Merryman is arrested under suspension of writ of habeas corpus it later sparks a supreme court decision protecting writ
  • 1860: BIRTHDAY: James McKeen Cattell, American psychologist, born in Easton, Pennsylvania (d. 1944)
  • 1856: BIRTHDAY: Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, French general during WWI, born in Mostaganem, French Algeria (d. 1942)
  • 1852: BIRTHDAY: William Muldoon, American wrestler and owner of NY health institute "The Olympia", born in Caneadea, Allegany County, New York (d. 1933)
  • 1849: DEATH: Benjamin d'Urban, British general and colonial administrator (b. 1777)
  • 1849: DEATH: Andreas Victor Michiels, Dutch military governor of West-Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, dies in battle at 52
  • 1848: DEATH: Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (b. 1797)
  • 1847: BIRTHDAY: Alphonse Goovaerts, Belgian composer and musicologist (Histoire et Bibliographie de la Typographie Musicale dans les Pays-Bas), born in Antwerp, Belgian (d. 1922)
  • 1847: BIRTHDAY: John Alexander Dowie, Scottish-American evangelist (founded the city of Zion, Illinois), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1907)
  • 1846: BIRTHDAY: Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, daughter of Queen Victoria, born in Buckingham Palace, London (d. 1923)
  • 1846: BIRTHDAY: Naim Frashëri, Albanian poet and writer, born in Frashër, Janina Vilayet, Ottoman Empire(d. 1900)
  • 1845: BIRTHDAY: Lip Pike, American baseball player, born in NYC, New York (d. 1893)
  • 1845: BIRTHDAY: Lip Pike, American baseball player, born in NYC, New York (d. 1883)
  • 1844: EVENT: 1st telegraphed news dispatch is published in Baltimore Patriot
  • 1842: EVENT: Christian Doppler presents his idea, now known as the Doppler Effect, to the Royal Bohemian Society, Prague
  • 1839: BIRTHDAY: John Eliot, English meteorologist, born in Lamesley, Durham (d. 1908)
  • 1837: EVENT: The Patriots of Lower Canada (Quebec) rebel against the British for freedom.
  • 1830: BIRTHDAY: Jules de Geyter, Belgian poet (International), born in Lede, Belgium (d. 1905)
  • 1826: DEATH: Christian Friedrich Ruppe, Dutch-German composer, dies at 72
  • 1825: EVENT: American Unitarian Association founded
  • 1821: BIRTHDAY: Diederich Krug, German pianist and composer (Le petit Chevalier), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1821: BIRTHDAY: Diederich Krug, German pianist and composer (Le petit Chevalier), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1880)
  • 1818: BIRTHDAY: Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1897)
  • 1816: EVENT: Collection of poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge published by John Murray in London, including "Kubla Khan" and "Christabel"
  • 1810: EVENT: The Primera Junta (local government) is established in Argentina
  • 1810: EVENT: In the May Revolution, citizens of Buenos Aires expel the Spanish Viceroy Cisneros during Semana de Mayo
  • 1805: DEATH: William Paley, English philosopher and theologian (Natural Theology), dies at 61
  • 1803: BIRTHDAY: Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist and philosopher (Concord Hymn), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1882)
  • 1797: DEATH: John Griffin Whitwell, 4th Baron Howard de Walden, British field marshal, dies at 78
  • 1793: EVENT: Father Stephen Theodore Badin is 1st US Roman Catholic priest ordained
  • 1789: DEATH: Anders Dahl, Swedish botanist (b. 1751)
  • 1787: EVENT: Constitutional convention opens at Philadelphia, George Washington presiding
  • 1786: DEATH: Pedro III, King of Portugal and the Algarves (1777-86) and consort of Queen Maria I of Portugal, dies at 68
  • 1784: EVENT: Jews are expelled from Warsaw by Marshall Mniszek
  • 1783: BIRTHDAY: Philip Pendleton Barbour, American politician and U.S. Supreme Court justice, born in Gordonsville, Virginia (d. 1841)
  • 1781: BIRTHDAY: Ferdinand Karl Joseph, Archduke of Austria-Este, born in Milan (d. 1850)
  • 1779: BIRTHDAY: Hendrik Marcus de Kock, Dutch general and politician (Lieutenant Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies 1826-30), born in Heusden, Dutch Republic (d. 1845)
  • 1767: BIRTHDAY: Friedrich Johann Eck, German violinist and composer (Concertos pour violon), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1838)
  • 1765: DEATH: Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer, dies at 53
  • 1741: DEATH: Daniel Ernst Jablonski, German Protestant theologian, dies at 80
  • 1738: EVENT: A treaty between Pennsylvania and Maryland ends the Conojocular War with settlement of a boundary dispute and exchange of prisoners.
  • 1729: BIRTHDAY: Jean de Neufville, Dutch-American merchant (started 4th English war), born in Amsterdam (d. 1796)
  • 1726: BIRTHDAY: Giuseppi Paolucci, Italian composer, born in Siena, Italy (d. 1776)
  • 1725: BIRTHDAY: Samuel Ward, American politician (31st and 33rd Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1776)
  • 1721: EVENT: John Copson becomes America's 1st insurance agent
  • 1720: EVENT: The Ship "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, bringing Europe's last major plague outbreak. Kills around 100,000
  • 1716: EVENT: Great Britain and Holy Roman Empire sign the Treaty of Westminster, a defensive pact
  • 1716: EVENT: Great Britain and Holy Roman Empire sign the Treaty of Westminster, a defensive pact [1]
  • 1713: BIRTHDAY: John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute, Prime Minister of Great Britain (1760-63), born in Parliament Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian (d. 1792)
  • 1693: DEATH: Marie-Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne, comtesse de la Fayette, French writer (b. 1634)
  • 1688: BIRTHDAY: Christian August Jacobi, German composer, born in Grimma, Leipzig (d. 1725)
  • 1681: DEATH: Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Spanish dramatist, poet and writer of the Spanish Golden Age, dies at 81
  • 1667: DEATH: Gustaf Bonde, Swedish statesman (b. 1620)
  • 1661: BIRTHDAY: Claude Buffier, French philosopher and historian, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1737)
  • 1661: WEDDING: King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina of Braganca
  • 1660: EVENT: King Charles II of England lands in Dover
  • 1659: EVENT: Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England, earning the nickname "Tumbledown Dick" as a result of his abrupt fall from power
  • 1632: DEATH: Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician and philosopher, dies at 60
  • 1632: EVENT: Albrecht von Wallenstein recaptures Prague on Saksen
  • 1606: BIRTHDAY: Charles Garnier, French Jesuit missionary in New France, born in Paris (d. 1649)
  • 1595: DEATH: Valens Acidalius, German critic and poet (b. 1567)
  • 1571: EVENT: Pope Pius V forms The Holy League to fight the Ottomans with other Catholic maritime states including Spain, Venice, Naples and Sicily
  • 1555: DEATH: Gemma Frisius [Jemme Reinerszoon], Frisian physician, mathematician and instrument maker (created globe), dies at 46
  • 1555: DEATH: Henry II of Navarre (b. 1503)
  • 1550: BIRTHDAY: Camillus de Lellis, Italian Roman Catholic saint (founder of the Ministers of the Sick), born in Bucchianico, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1614)
  • 1522: EVENT: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V returns to Spain
  • 1521: EVENT: Edict of Worms outlaws Martin Luther and his followers
  • 1510: DEATH: Georges d'Amboise, French Roman Catholic cardinal, minister of state and viceroy in North Italy, dies at 49
  • 1494: BIRTHDAY: Jacopo da Pontormo [Carucci], Italian painter (Sepulture of Christ), born in Pontormo, Italy (d. 1557)
  • 1458: BIRTHDAY: Mahmud Begada, Sultan of Gujarat (successfully captured Pavagadh and Junagadh forts in battles), born in Ahmedabad, India (d. 1511)
  • 1452: DEATH: John Stafford, Archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1420: EVENT: Henry the Navigator is appointed governor of the Order of Christ
  • 1401: DEATH: Maria, Queen of Sicily and Duchess of Athens & Neopatria, dies at 37
  • 1334: BIRTHDAY: Emperor Suko, Japanese Emperor of the Northern Court (1348-51) (d. 1398)
  • 1261: DEATH: Alexander IV [Rinaldo dei conti di Segni], Pope (1254-61), dies
  • 1261: DEATH: Alexander IV, [Rinaldo dei conti di Segni], Pope (1254-61), dies
  • 1241: EVENT: 1st attack on Jewish community of Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • 1125: DEATH: Hendrik V, last Salische German king, dies
  • 1085: DEATH: Gregory VII [Ildebrando], Pope (1073-85), dies
  • 1085: DEATH: Gregory VII, [Ildebrando], Pope (1073-85), dies
  • 1085: EVENT: Alfonso VI of León and Castile captures the Muslim taifa of Toledo
  • 1085: EVENT: Alfonso VI of León and Castile captures Toledo
  • 1048: BIRTHDAY: Emperor Shenzong of China, 6th emperor of the Song dynasty in China, born in Kaifeng, China (d. 1085)
  • 992: DEATH: Mieszko I first lord and knight of Poland, duke of Polans (b. circa 935)
  • 992: DEATH: Mieszko I, Grand Duke and ruler of Poland (960-992), dies at around 61
  • 986: DEATH: Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi, Persian astronomer, dies at 83
  • 967: DEATH: Murakami, Emperor of Japan (b. 926)
  • 946: DEATH: Edmund the Older, king of Wessex/England (939-46), dies
  • 709: DEATH: Aldhelm, Abbot of Malmesbury, Bishop of Sherborne. English poet and scholar (b. cica 639)
  • 615: DEATH: Boniface IV, Pope (608-15), dies
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