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Today in the World Countries

  • Easter Tuesday is being celebrated in Nauru
  • Juan Santamaria Day is being celebrated in Costa Rica

Today in Astrology

  • People born on this day are Aries as their zodiac sign.

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Anil Arjandas, Entrepreneur, born in Spain.

On this day in 2022

  • Mayor of Ukrainian city Mariupol says over 10,000 civilians have died in the Russian siege, with the likely death toll twice this, as bodies are "carpeted through the streets”.
  • Shehbaz Sharif elected Pakistan's new Prime Minister by the country's parliament, replacing Imran Khan.
  • Mohammad Hussain, Pakistani cricket all-rounder (2 Tests,3 wickets; 14 ODIs,13 wickets; Lahore), who died from kidney related illness at 45.

On this day in 2021

  • Peruvian general election: Free Peru party wins most seats but not a majority, Pedro Castillo wins presidency (not declared till 19 July).
  • 74th BAFTAS held virtually; Nomadland" best film, Chloé Zhao best director, Frances McDormand, Anthony Hopkins best acting awards.
  • 74th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) held virtually; "Nomadland" best film, Chloé Zhao best director, Frances McDormand, Anthony Hopkins best acting awards.
  • 85th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Hideki Matsuyama become first Japanese male to win a golf major; hangs on to beat American Will Zalatoris by 1 stroke.
  • Tropical cyclone Seroja makes landfall in Western Australia near the town of Kalbarri with winds up to 170km/h (105mph).
  • 20-year-old Daunte Wright shot and killed at a traffic stop by police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, who says they mistook their gun for a taser.
  • Super Funk, Family Member, born in Los Angeles, CA.
  • Massimo Cuttitta, Italian rugby union prop (69 caps [captain 16]; Milano, Harlequins, Bologna), who died from COVID-19 pandemic at 54.
  • Adam Perkins, Instagram Star.
  • Colin Baker, Welsh soccer wing half (7 caps; Cardiff City 298 games), who died at 86.
  • Marco Bollesan, Italian rugby union number 8 (47 caps; CUS Genova, Partenope) and coach (Italy 1985-88), who died at 79.

On this day in 2020

  • Farm Aid "At Home" held virtually; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Black Pumas, Bonnie Raitt, Boz Scaggs, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stapleton, Edie Brickell, Jack Johnson, and Jon Batiste.
  • Farm Aid "At Home" held virtually; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Black Pumas, Bonnie Raitt, Boz Scaggs, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stapleton, Edie Brickell, Jack Johnson, Jamey Johnson, Jon Batiste, and Valerie June & The War and Treaty.
  • Brazil is the 1st country in the southern hemisphere to report more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 pandemic, with 1,056 deaths and 19,638 cases.
  • Chuck Weick, Race Car Driver.
  • Colby Cave, Hockey Player.
  • Lucia Dlugoszewski, Polish-American composer (Fire Fragile Flight), who died at 74.

On this day in 2019

  • Israel's Beresheet spacecraft, the first privately-funded mission to the moon, crashes on the moon.
  • First day of voting in Indian general elections, the world's largest democracy with 900 million eligible voters in the world's largest-ever election (till 23rd May).
  • EU leaders agree to a six-month extension to Brexit after UK parliament fails to reach any consensus.
  • Ex-Pope Benedict XVI claims Catholic sexual abuse caused in part by 1960s sexual revolution.
  • One person was shot dead and three others injured in a drive-by shooting during Nipsey Hussle's funeral procession in Los Angeles. Thousands of fans and scores of big name stars including Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg, Beyonce and Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar and 50 Cent had gathered at the Staples Centre to pay tribute to the murdered 33-year-old rapper..
  • Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir overthrown and arrested by the army in Khartoum after 29 years in power.
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is forcibly removed from the Ecuadorian embassy in London by police and arrested on failure to appear in court on US extradition charges.
  • Monkey Punch [Kazuhiko Kato], Japanese manga cartoonist (Lupin III), who died of pneumonia at 81.
  • Frances Swem Anderson, American technologist (nuclear medicine), who died at 105.

On this day in 2018

  • Yosohn Santana, Family Member, born in United States.
  • Mitzi Shore [Lillian Saidel], American owner of The Comedy Store and founder of The Comedy Channel, who died at 87.
  • Gillian Ayres, British abstract painter and printmaker, who died at 88.

On this day in 2017

  • J Geils, American guitarist, with The J. Geils Band died aged 71. With the J. Geils Band he had the 1982 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Centerfold', which was taken from their US No.1 1981 album Freeze Frame..
  • British musician Toby Smith died aged 46. He was most famous for being the keyboardist and co-songwriter for Jamiroquai from 1992 until his departure in 2002. He was music producer and manager for The Hoosiers and in 2013, Smith co-produced Matt Cardle's third album Porcelain..
  • J. Geils [John Warren Geils Jr], American rock guitarist (J. Geils Band - Centerfold), who died at 71.
  • Toby Smith [Grafftey-Smith], British keyboardist and songwriter, who died of cancer at 46.

On this day in 2016

  • UN-backed ceasefire comes into effect in Yemen conflict between Iranian-backed Houthis rebels and government forces.
  • Updated "Tree of Life" published in "Nature Microbiology" by scientists from Berkeley University in California.
  • Emile Ford, Caribbean-born British singer and engineer (first black male singer to top UK charts), who died at 78.

On this day in 2015

  • Amy Schumer hosts the 2015 MTV Movie Awards.
  • Barack Obama and Raúl Castro meet in Panama, the 1st meeting of US and Cuban heads of state since the Cuban Revolution.
  • 168th Grand National: Jockey Leighton Aspell wins his second consecutive GN aboard 25/1 shot Many Clouds; owner Trevor Hemmings'3rd GN victory.
  • Pro tennis player Andy Murray at the age of 28 weds Kim Sears at Dunblane Cathedral in Scotland.

On this day in 2014

  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Kiss, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens.
  • Nirvana were enlisted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, alongside the likes of Kiss and Beatles manager Brian Epstein. REM's Michael Stipe inducted the group, saying: "Nirvana tapped into a voice that was yearning to be heard. Nirvana were kicking against the mainstream. They spoke truth and a lot of people listened.".
  • American musician and songwriter Jesse Winchester died aged 69. To avoid the Vietnam War draft he moved to Canada in 1967, where he began his career as a solo artist. His best known songs include 'Yankee Lady', 'The Brand New Tennessee Waltz', 'Mississippi, You're on My Mind', 'A Showman's Life', and 'Biloxi'..
  • Actor and painter Titus Welliver at the age of 53 weds former model Jose Stemkens at Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas, California.
  • Bill Henry, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds), who died from a heart attack at 86.
  • Jesse Winchester, American musician and songwriter, who died from bladder cancer at 69.

On this day in 2013

  • Malawi accused Madonna of 'bullying state officials' after she reportedly complained about her treatment on a visit to the country. Madonna - who has adopted two Malawian-born children had recently visited 10 primary schools funded by her charity. Madonna's manager accused Malawi's government of having a 'grudge' against the singer's charity, Raising Malawi..
  • Fossilized dinosaur eggs with embryos are discovered in China.
  • 57 people are killed by the Syrian Army in Daraa Governorate, Syria.
  • 14 people are killed in clashes between drug traffickers and police in Michoacán, Mexico.
  • Two women are beheaded for sorcery in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea.
  • Super Siah, YouTube Star, born in Florida.
  • Arrogate, American thoroughbred racehorse (Breeders'Cup Classic, World's Best Racehorse 2016; Pegasus World Cup, Dubai World Cup 2017), born in Clearsky Farms, Kentucky (d. 2020).
  • Angela Voigt, East German long jumper (Olympic gold 1976), who died at 61.
  • Grady Hatton, American baseball player and manager, who died from natural causes at 90.
  • Hilary Koprowski, Polish virologist and immunologist, who died at 96.
  • Maria Tallchief, American prima ballerina (The Nutcracker), who died at 88.
  • Maria Tallchief, Dancer.
  • Jonathan Winters, American comedian (J Winters Show, Mork & Mindy), who died from natural causes at 87.




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