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Today's Star Sign

People born on this day are Capricorn as their zodiac sign.

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Chanux Bro, YouTube Star, born in Sri Lanka.
  • Xavier Semper, Music Producer, born in Puerto Rico.

On this day in 2022

  • Sergey Dmitriyev, Russian soccer striker (6 caps USSR; Zenit Saint Petersburg, CSKA Moscow), who died at 58.

On this day in 2021

  • Karolos Papoulias, World Leader.
  • Jean-Marc Vallee, Director.
  • Desmond Tutu, Religious Leader.
  • Dorval Rodrigues, Brazilian soccer right winger (13 caps; Santos FC, SE Palmeiras), who died at 86.

On this day in 2020

  • Brodie Lee, Wrestler.
  • Jim McLean, Scottish soccer forward (Hamilton Academical, Clyde, Dundee) and manager (Dundee United 1971-93), who died from dementia at 83.
  • Phil Niekro, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (famed knuckleballer; no-hitter 1973; 5 x MLB All Star; 5 x Gold Glove; Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves), who died of cancer at 81.
  • Tito Rojas, Folk Singer.

On this day in 2019

  • Annular solar eclipse visible from South and South East Asia.
  • Eigil Nielsen, Danish soccer midfielder (10 caps; Basel), who died at 71.
  • Elbert Dubenion, American football wide receiver and running back (AFL All Star 1964; Buffalo Bills), who died from complications related to Parkinson's disease at 86.
  • Jerry Herman, American musical theater composer (Hello, Dolly!; Mame; La Cage aux Folles), who died at 88.

On this day in 2018

  • American Colin O'Brady is the first person to cross Antarctica solo and unassisted after 54 days at the Ross Ice Shelf.
  • Wendy Beckett, South African British nun and TV art critic, who died at 88.
  • Sono Osato, American Japanese ballet dancer and actress, who died at 99.
  • Theodore Antoniou, Greek conductor and composer (Paean, Celebration), who died at 83.

On this day in 2016

  • Jameson Moon Hart, Family Member, born in United States.
  • George S. Irving [Shelasky], American broadway singer and actor (Dumplings), who died at 94.

On this day in 2015

  • Floods in Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay displace 150,000, blamed on El Nino.

On this day in 2014

  • Leo Tindemans, Belgian statesman, Prime Minister of Belgium (1974-78), who died at 92.

On this day in 2013

  • Sirena Segura, Movie Actress, born in Spain.
  • Paul Blair, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 1969,73; World Series 1966,70,77-78; Gold Glove Award 1967,69–75; Baltimore Orioles), who died from a heart attack at 69.




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