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Today in the World Countries

  • Day of defenders of the Native land is being celebrated in Uzbekistan
  • Makar Sankranti / Pongal is being celebrated in India
  • Orthodox New Year (RS) is being celebrated in Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • Revolution and Youth Day is being celebrated in Tunisia

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Abir Berrani, Model, born in Morocco.
  • Baha Selenbas, Dancer, born in Turkey.
  • Madison B, TikTok Star, born in Bermuda.

On this day in 2022

  • American country musician and songwriter Dallas Frazier died aged 82. Frazier's 1957 song 'Alley Oop', taken to No. 1 in the US by The Hollywood Argyles, became his first hit, (The lyric from 'Alley Oop' "look at that caveman go"is referenced in David Bowie's 'Life on Mars'). He wrote 'There Goes My Everything', a big hit for Jack Greene in 1966 that earned him a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Country Song. His tunes were recorded by George Jones (who recorded an entire album of Frazier's songs in 1968), Diana Ross, Engelbert Humperdinck, Jerry Lee Lewis, Willie Nelson, Charley Pride, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard and Elvis Presley..
  • Dallas Frazier, American country music songwriter (" Alley Oop" ; "Elvira" ; "There Goes My Everything"), who died from stroke complications at 82.
  • Sad Frosty, Rapper.

On this day in 2021

  • Pope Francis,84, and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI receive their first dose of a COVID-19 pandemic vaccine.
  • Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder charged and pleads not guilty to two counts of willful neglect of duty over the Flint water scandal that killed 12 people.
  • Brazilian governor of Amazonas state Wilson Lima says their COVID-19 pandemic surge is now as bad as April 2020, with hospitals running out of oxygen and patients ventilated manually.
  • Uganda elections re-elect President Museveni (in power since 1986), with main opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine disputing the result.
  • US Secret Service takes control of Joe Biden's inauguration as 20,000 troops authorized to guard Washington D.C., more than those stationed in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Somalia.
  • US Secret Service takes control of Joe Biden's inauguration as 20,000 troops authorized to guard Washington D.C., more than those stationed in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Somali.
  • Caedon Hall, Family Member, born in United States.
  • Syekh Jaber, Religious Leader.
  • Sylvain Sylvain [Mizrahi], Egyptian-American rock guitarist (New York Dolls), who died of cancer at 69.

On this day in 2020

  • US game show Jeopardy "greatest of all time" tournament won by Ken Jennings.
  • Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is fired amid Major League Baseball's investigation into sign-stealing by the Houston Astros; Cora was previously the Astros'bench coach before moving to Boston.
  • Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is fired amid Major League Baseball's investigation into sign-stealing by the Houston Astros; Cora was the Astros'bench coach before moving to Boston.

On this day in 2019

  • China posts shock drop in trade figures with a 4.4% fall in exports for December and a 7.6% fall in imports.
  • Pawel Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdansk, Poland, stabbed on stage at charity event. Dies two days later..
  • Americans chance of dying from an accidental opioid overdose higher than a car accident for the first time, according to US National Safety Council.
  • Spinning disk of ice 300m wide, resembling the moon, forms in the Presumpscot river, Westbrook, Maine.
  • US President Donald Trump denies he is a Russian agent after NY Times article states the FBI started an investigation and the Washington Post raised issues over a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • US Republican leaders strip Congressman Steve King from House committees after series of racist comments.
  • Ray Lipper, Race Car Driver.

On this day in 2018

  • Pearl Pentland, Family Member, born in England.
  • François Morel, Canadian pianist, conductor, and composer (Antiphonie; Me duele España), who died at 91.
  • Hugh Wilson, American director, writer and actor (Blast from the Past, Frank's Place), who died at 74.
  • Marlene VerPlanck [Pampinella], American jazz and pop vocalist, who died of pancreatic cancer at 84.
  • Dan Gurney, Race Car Driver.
  • Daniel "Dan" Gurney, American race-car driver, coach and team owner (All American Racers), who died from complications of pneumonia at 86.

On this day in 2017

  • Zhou Youguang [Zhou Yaoping], Chinese language scholar (father of pinyin), who died at 111.

On this day in 2016

  • Sixth republican presidential candidates debate hosted by Fox, held in North Charleston, South Carolina.
  • René Angélil, Canadian music executive, actor and director (Omertà, L'apparition), and husband of Céline Dion, who died of throat cancer at 73.
  • Alan Rickman, English actor (Die Hard, Harry Potter franchise), who died of cancer at 69.
  • Alan Rickman, Movie Actor.

On this day in 2015

  • 63 people are killed and 70,000 are left homeless after floods devastate Mozambique and Malawi.

On this day in 2014

  • American journalist David Satter is expelled from Russia.
  • Blue Note Records releases singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash's critically acclaimed thirteenth album "The River & The Thread" ; produced by her husband John Leventhal, it wins 3 Grammy Awards.
  • Columbia Records releases Bruce Springsteen's 18th studio album "High Hopes", produced with members of the E Street Band, including the deceased Danny Federici and Clarence Clemons.
  • Flavio Testi, Italian composer and musicologist, who died at 91.
  • Mae Young, American professional wrestler and one of the pioneers in women's wrestling (National Wrestling Alliance, WWF), who died at 90.
  • Mae Young, Wrestler.
  • Juan Gelman, Argentine poet, who died at 84.

On this day in 2013

  • Mike Pence sworn in as 50th governor of Indiana.
  • Giorgio Alverà, Italian bobsledder, who died at 69.
  • Conrad Bain, Canadian actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), who died from natural causes at 89.




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