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Today in the World Countries

  • Day of Songun is being celebrated in North Korea
  • Independence Day is being celebrated in Uruguay

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Shrishti Behl, TV Producer, born in India.

On this day in 2022

  • California votes to ban the sale of all new gasoline-powered cars by 2035.
  • Herman Van Springel, Belgian road cyclist (Tour de France,5 career stage wins; Tour de France 1968 & Giro d'Italia 1971 runner-up; Vuelta a España 1970 3rd), who died at 79.

On this day in 2021

  • Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus'musical "Mamma Mia!", featuring the songs of ABBA, re-opens at the Novello Theatre in London's West End, after COVID-19 pandemic interruption stopped performances in March of 2020.
  • Neal Brendel, American rugby union prop (6 Tests; Pittsburgh RC) and executive (Chairman USA Rugby 2002-05), who died from cancer at 66.
  • Robin Miller, American motorsports journalist (Indianapolis Star, Autoweek, Car and Driver, ESPN, Speed, NBCSN), who died from leukemia at 71.
  • Ted Dexter, English cricket all-rounder and captain (62 Tests,4,502 runs @ 47.89,9 x 100s,66 wickets; Sussex), who died at 86.

On this day in 2020

  • WHO announces that Africa has eradicated polio (defined as four years since last case).
  • Chicago White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito no-hits the Pittsburgh Pirates,4-0 at Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago.
  • Chicago White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito no-hits the Pittsburgh Pirates,4-0 at Guaranteed Rate Field.
  • England's James Anderson becomes first fast bowler to reach 600 wickets in Test cricket; Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali caught at first slip on 5th day of 3rd Test at Southampton.

On this day in 2019

  • Double Dave, a rare two-headed timber rattlesnake found in Pine Barrens forest, New Jersey.
  • Ben Stokes with an unbeaten 135 leads England to a record run chase of 362-9 and victory over Australia in the 3rd cricket Test at Headingley, Leeds; keeps Ashes Series alive at 1-1.
  • NASA investigates possibly the 1st crime in space over astronaut Anne McClain illegally accessing bank a/c from space.
  • Tour Championship, Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins by 4 strokes from Xander Schauffele; biggest winner's prize in golf, US$15m.
  • Vince Naimoli, American businessman and MLB team owner (Tampa Bay Devil Rays), who died of progressive supranuclear palsy at 81.
  • Pál Benko, Hungarian-American chess player, author (Grandmaster; record 8 US Open Championships), who died at 91.

On this day in 2018

  • Neil Young and American actress and environmental activist Daryl Hannah married in a secret ceremony in Atascadero, California. It was Young's third marriage and her first..
  • Afghan Islamic State leader Abu Saad Erhabi and 10 others killed in an air strike in province of Nangarhar, Afghanistan.
  • John McCain, American war hero and Republican politician (Rep-Arizona,1983-2018, Presidential nominee 2008), who died of brain cancer at 81.
  • John Mccain, Politician.

On this day in 2017

  • Indian spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is convicted of raping two of his followers in Panchkula.
  • President Donald Trump grants presidential pardon to Joe Arpaio, who had been convicted of contempt of court for racial profiling.
  • Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong jailed for 5 years for corruption in South Korea.
  • Category 4 Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas northeast of Corpus Christi with 130 m.p.h. winds.
  • Enzo Dara, Italian operatic basso buffo (The Barber of Seville - "Don Bartolo"), and author, who died at 78.
  • Rich Piana, Bodybuilder.

On this day in 2016

  • Rudy Van Gelder, American recording engineer (Miles Davis, John Coltrane), who died at 91.
  • James Cronin, American nuclear physicist (Physics Nobel Prize 1980), who died at 84.
  • Marvin Kaplan, American actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice), who died at 89.
  • Marvin Kaplan, American character and voice actor (Top Cat - "Choo Choo" ; Alice - "Henry"), who died at 89.
  • Sonia Rykiel, French fashion designer, who died at 86.

On this day in 2015

  • Efe Zeyno, TikTok Star, born in Turkey.
  • Frank E. Petersen Jr, American soldier and 1st African American Marine aviator & General, who died at 83.
  • Ian Smith, South African cricket leg-spin bowler (9 Tests), who died at 90.

On this day in 2014

  • Led Zeppelin's 'Whole Lotta Love' was voted the greatest guitar riff of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2 in the UK.The rock classic came out top from a list of 100 riffs drawn up by a panel of Radio 2 and 6 Music DJs, critics and record producers. 'Sweet Child O' Mine' by Guns 'N' Roses was second in the poll, with Back In Black (AC/DC) and 'Smoke On The Water' (Deep Purple) the next most popular..
  • 66th Primetime Emmy Awards hosted by Seth Meyers broadcast on NBC.

On this day in 2013

  • 30th MTV Video Music Awards: Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift & Bruno Mars win.
  • 4 people are killed and 25 are injured after a train derails in Tabasco, Mexico.
  • 41 people are killed in a wave of bomb attacks across Iraq.
  • Canadian Open Women's Golf, Royal Mayfair GC: New Zealand amateur Lydia Ko successfully defends her title by 5 shots from Karine Icher.
  • Gilmar, Brazilian football player, who died from complications from a heart attack at 83.




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