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Today in the World Countries
- People born on this day are Pisces as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
On this day in 2020
- US and Taliban sign deal to end 18-year war in Afghanistan in Doha, Qatar. US and NATO allies will withdraw their troops after 14 months if deal kept..
- Sierra Idrees, Family Member, born in Canada.
- William O. Smith [Bill Smith], American classical and jazz composer and clarinetist (played with Dave Brubeck), who died at 93.
- Andrei Vedernikov, Russian road cyclist (first Soviet to win individual amateur road race at World C'ships 1981), who died as a result of a falling tree at 60.
- Dieter Laser, Movie Actor.
- Éva Székely, Hungarian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1952; silver 1956; first WR 400m individual medley 1953), who died at 92.
- Bill Roe, American sports executive (President USA Track & Field 2000-2008), who died at 69.
- Watford beats Liverpool,3-0 at Vicarage Road; first Reds loss since Manchester City January 2019; ends joint-longest winning streak (18) and second longest unbeaten run (44) in English top-flight football history.
On this day in 2016
- Actor Michael C. Hall at the age of 45 weds editor Morgan MacGregor at New York's City Hall.
- Aron Burton, American electric and Chicago blues bass guitarist, singer, and songwriter, who died of heart disease and diabetes at 77.
- GAMING: PC
- Far Cry Primal for PC is released. The era is the Stone Age, a time of imminent peril and limitless adventure, when giant mammoths and sabretooth tigers rule the globe, and humanity is at the low end of the food chain. As the last survivor of your hunting group, you will learn to build a deadly arsenal, fight off dangerous predators, and outsmart enemy tribes to conquer the land of Oros and become the Apex Predator. You'll assume the role of Takkar, a seasoned hunter and the last surviving member of your group. You have a single goal: survive in a world where you are the hunted. Grow your tribe and sharpen your skills to lead your people, conquer the land of Oros, and become the apex predator. Encounter a cast of memorable characters who can help push back the dangers of the wild. Face enemy tribes who will do anything to eradicate you and your allies. [Ubisoft]
- Soul Axiom for PC is released. From the studio that brought you Master Reboot comes a first-person story-driven adventure puzzle game, set in the beautiful, haunting cyber-world of Elysia. Collect unique hand powers, discover multiple endings and choose your own destiny as you unravel the mystery of your digital afterlife.
- Edward M. Lawson, Canadian trade unionist and politician, who died at 86.