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Today in the World Countries

  • Culture Day is being celebrated in Kiribati
  • Naadam Holiday is being celebrated in Mongolia
  • Senior Citizen's Day is being celebrated in Kiribati
  • World Population Day is being celebrated in International

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Emilia Jeni, Model, born in Finland.
  • Mannix Carancho, Entrepreneur, born in Philippines.
  • Sayed Arab Games Network, YouTube Star, born in Bahrain.

On this day in 2022

  • NASA and US President Joe Biden reveal first image from James Webb Space Telescope, cluster of galaxies called SMACS 0723 four billion light-years away, as they appeared 13 billion years ago.
  • New study suggests dogs can 'see'with their noses "first documentation of a direct connection between the olfactory bulb and occipital lobe in any species".
  • Gary Moeller, American football coach (University of Michigan 1990-94; Uni of Illinois 1977-79; Detroit Lions), who died at 81.

On this day in 2021

  • Copa América Final, Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro: Argentina beats Brazil,1-0; Lionel Messi named player of the tournament in his first major international title victory.
  • Billionaire Richard Branson flies to the edge of space on his Virgin Galactic rocket plane in space tourism test.
  • Rare mass anti-government protests across Cuba due to economic hardships and effects of COVID-19 pandemic led to widespread arrests.
  • UEFA European Championship Final, Wembley Stadium, London: Italy wins first Euro title since 1968,3-2 on penalties over England after scores locked at 1-1 AET.
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Ðokovic claims a record equalling 20th Grand Slam title; beats Matteo Berrettini of Italy 6-7,6-4,6-4,6-3.
  • Olanrewaju Abdul-Ganiu Fasasi, Rapper.
  • Charlie Gallagher, Scottish soccer inside forward (2 caps Republic of Ireland; Celtic, Dumbarton), who died at 80.
  • Charlie Robinson, American actor (Night Court,1984-92 - "Mac" ; Hart of Dixie), who died of glandular cancer complications at 75.

On this day in 2020

  • Nicole Thea, Dancer.
  • Frank Bolling, American baseball second baseman (MLB All-Star 1961–62²; Gold Glove Award 1958; Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves), who died from cancer at 88.
  • Shawn Balluzzo, Race Car Driver.

On this day in 2019

  • Toymakers Mattel announced a new collectable David Bowie doll inspired by his signature Ziggy Stardust fashion. Dubbed Barbie as Bowie, the doll is dressed as the late singer's glam-rock alter ego, complete with a pair of red platform boots and topped with his fiery-red mullet..
  • US stock markets reach new records, the Dow tops 27,000 points for the first time and the S& P 500 hits 3,000 points.
  • Last models of Volkswagen's Beetle car are produced in Pueblo, Mexico, ending production worldwide after 80 years.
  • Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft lands on the Ryugu asteroid 300m km (185m miles) from earth for a second time to collect samples.
  • Brendan Grace, Comedian.

On this day in 2018

  • Oldest stone tools outside Africa discovered in Lantian country, western China, estimated 2.12 million years old made by hominins.
  • Lindy Remigino, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m 1952), who died of prostate cancer at 87.

On this day in 2017

  • Jim Wong-Chu, Poet.

On this day in 2015

  • James McElvar the singer in the Scottish boy band Rewind was said to be lucky to be alive after collapsing with heat exhaustion on board a flight travelling from Stansted to Glasgow. The singer became ill after wearing 12 layers of clothing to avoid paying the £45 ($66), extra baggage fee..
  • Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán escapes from Altiplano maximum-security prison west of Mexico City via a specially constructed 1.5 km tunnel from his cell to a nearby house.
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams becomes oldest winner in Open era (33) beating Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4,6-4.
  • Singer Peter Andre at the age of 42 weds Emily MacDonagh at Mamhead House in Exeter.
  • Professional dancer Kevin Clifton at the age of 33 weds fellow dancer Karen Hauer at the age of 33 at One Great George Street in Westminster.
  • Actress Jennie Garth at the age of 43 weds actor David Abrams in Los Olivos, California.
  • Capo, Rapper.
  • Claudia Alexander, Canadian-born American NASA Scientist (led Galileo mission to Jupiter), who died of cancer at 56.
  • Kycie Jai Terry, Activist.
  • Satoru Iwata, Entrepreneur.
  • Satoru Iwata, Japanese CEO of Nintendo (Nintendo DS and Wii), who died of cancer at 55.

On this day in 2014

  • Producer and drummer Tommy Ramone (Thomas Erdelyi), from the influential punk rock band the Ramones died aged 65 following unsuccessful treatment for bile duct cancer. He was the last surviving original member of the Ramones before his death. Erdelyi was also an assistant engineer for the production of the Jimi Hendrix album Band of Gypsys..
  • The UN Security Council calls for a special meeting to discuss the current Israel–Palestinian conflict; Israel continue attacks on Gaza.
  • Khalani Simon, Model, born in United States.
  • Charlie Haden, American jazz double-bassist (Liberation Music Orchestra; Quartet West), who died at 76.
  • Charlie [Charles Edward] Haden, American jazz double-bassist (Liberation Music Orchestra), who died at 76.
  • Tommy Ramone, Drummer.
  • Tommy Ramone [Tamás Erdélyi], Hungarian-American rock drummer and bassist (Ramones), who died of bile duct cancer at 65.

On this day in 2013

  • " Orange Is the New Black" premieres on Netflix starring Taylor Schilling, first series to be nominated for comedy and drama Emmy awards.
  • Pearl Jam released their tenth studio album 'Lightning Bolt' which went to No.1 on the US album chart..
  • 30 people are killed in a wave of bomb and gun attacks across Iraq.
  • Robert Crichton-Brown, Australian businessman and CEO (Rothmans International), who died at 93.
  • Eugene Wilkinson, American naval officer, who died at 94.




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