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Today in the World Countries

  • Araw ng Kagitingan is being celebrated in Philippines
  • Baghdad Liberation Day (Kurdistan) is being celebrated in Iraq
  • Catholic Easter Sunday is being celebrated in Albania
  • Catholic Easter Sunday (BF) is being celebrated in Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • Constitution Day is being celebrated in Kosovo
  • Easter is being celebrated in Belgium, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden
  • Easter at the Catholic sects is being celebrated in Lebanon
  • Easter Day is being celebrated in Saint Martin
  • Easter Sunday is being celebrated in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Curacao, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Netherlands, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Sint Maarten, Slovenia, South Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Vatican City, Zimbabwe
  • Easter Sunday (BB) is being celebrated in Germany
  • Independence Restoration Day is being celebrated in Georgia
  • Martyrs' Day is being celebrated in Tunisia
  • Nuzul Al-Quran Holiday (Many Regions) is being celebrated in Malaysia

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Rukia, TikTok Star, born in Shanghai, China.

On this day in 2022

  • Heiress and actress Nicola Peltz at the age of 27 marries photographer Brooklyn Beckham at the age of 23 in Palm Beach, Florida.

On this day in 2021

  • American rapper, songwriter DMX (Earl Simmons) died age 50. The official cause of death was a cocaine-induced heart attack. He began rapping in the early 1990s and released his debut album It's Dark and Hell Is Hot in 1998, to both critical acclaim and commercial success. He was the first artist to debut an album at No. 1 five times in a row on the Billboard 200 charts. Overall, DMX has sold over 74 million records worldwide..
  • San Diego Padres pitcher Joe Musgrove no-hits the Texas Rangers,3-0 at Globe Life Field, Arlington, TX.
  • La Soufrière volcano begins erupting on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent with a plume of ash 20,000 feet into the sky.
  • Uganda opposition party National Unity Platform Party, headed by Bobi Wine, claims 623 people have been abducted and tortured by the government of President Yoweri Museveni.
  • Nikki Grahame, Reality Star.
  • Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh and consort of Great Britain's Elizabeth II, who died at 99.
  • Prince Philip, Prince.
  • Ramsey Clark, American lawyer, US Attorney General (1967-69) and activist, who died at 93.
  • Ekkehard Fasser, Swiss bobsledder (Olympic gold, four-man 1988; World C'ship gold 1983; World Cup champion 1985-86), who died at 68.
  • DMX [Earl Simmons], American rapper (..And Then There Was X), and actor (Romeo Must Die), who died of a heart attack at 50 [2].
  • DMX [Earl Simmons], American rapper (..And Then There Was X), and actor (Romeo Must Die), who died of a heart attack at 50.
  • Dmx, Rapper.

On this day in 2020

  • Jocelyn Barrow, British race relations campaigner (Card) and 1st black female governor of the BBC, who died at 90.
  • Dmitri Smirnov, Russian-British classical composer (Solo for Harp; Thel; Red Bells), and teacher, who died of COVID-19 pandemic at 71.

On this day in 2019

  • Nine prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters found guilty on public nuisance charges for their part in 2014 "Umbrella Movement".
  • Wolves have returned to the Netherlands after 140 years claim ecologists.
  • Marilynn Smith, American golfer, co-founder LPGA (Titleholders Championship 1963-64), who died at 89.

On this day in 2018

  • Fleetwood Mac announce new members Neil Finn and Mike Campbell after firing long-standing member Lindsey Buckingham.
  • US Senator Tammy Duckworth becomes the first senator to give birth while in office.
  • US Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois becomes the first senator to give birth while in office.

On this day in 2017

  • 81st US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Spaniard Sergio García beats Justin Rose of England in a sudden-death playoff, after they completed 72 holes at -9; Garcia's 1st major title in his 74th attempt.
  • Suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia kills at least 17, Al-Shabaab group claim responsibility.
  • Twitter footage of passenger forcibly removed from United Airlines flight in Chicago after flight overbooked causes outrage.
  • Two Egyptian coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria attacked by suicide bombers leaving at least 44 dead.
  • American guitarist Bob Wootton died age 75. He joined Johnny Cash's backing band, the Tennessee Three, after original lead guitarist Luther Perkins, died in a house fire. He was Cash's guitarist for nearly thirty years..
  • Bob Wootton, American guitarist, who died at 75.
  • Alan Henderson, Irish rock bassist (Them), who died at 72.
  • Peter Hansen, American actor (General Hospital, The War of the Roses), who died at 95.

On this day in 2016

  • Fleetwood Mac announced that Lindsey Buckingham had been fired from the band and would be replaced by Crowded House’s Neil Finn and Mike Campbell, former lead guitarist of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers on their upcoming tour. Describing Lindsey’s departure as bittersweet, Stevie Nicks stated: "Our relationship has always been volatile.".
  • 169th Grand National: David Mullins victorious aboard 33/1 Rule The World; wins by 6 lengths from race favourite The Last Samuri.
  • Will Smith, Football Player.

On this day in 2014

  • Stuart Parkin is awarded the Millennium Technology Prize for his work on magnetic storage.
  • Edie Saccone-Joly, YouTube Star, born in Cork, Ireland.
  • Eduardo Saccone-Joly, YouTube Star, born in Cork, Ireland.
  • Bertha Tickey, American softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1973), who died at 91.

On this day in 2013

  • According to the Official Charts Company one billion songs had now been downloaded in the UK. Adele's 'Someone Like You' was the most downloaded single of all time in the UK, followed by tracks by Maroon 5 and Gotye. The Official Charts Company said on average more than three million tracks were now sold every week..
  • 12 civilians and UN peacekeepers are killed in an ambush in Jonglei, Sudan.
  • The French Senate approves a bill for same-sex marriage.
  • 37 people are killed and 850 are injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Iran.
  • 13 people are killed and 3 are injured from a shooting spree in Velika Ivanca, Serbia.
  • 32nd NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Connecticut beats Louisville,93-60; Huskies'8th National title.
  • Paolo Soleri, Architect.
  • David Hayes, American sculptor, who died from leukemia at 82.
  • Zao Wou-Ki, Chinese French painter (Juin-Octobre 1985), who died at 93.




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