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Today in the World Countries
- Democracy and National Unity Day is being celebrated in Turkey
- His Majesty the Sultan's Birthday is being celebrated in Brunei
- Naadam Holiday is being celebrated in Mongolia
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Cancer as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Mz Nyra, Model, born in Lagos, Nigeria.
- Richard Ahumada, Rapper, born in Mexico.
On this day in 2022
- Elton John kicks off the North American leg of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Final Tour" at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Koazy Darlington, Family Member, born in England.
- Georgi Yartsev, Russian soccer forward (5 caps USSR; FC Spartak Moscow) and manager (Russia; Spartak, Dynamo, Torpedo Moscow), who died at 74.
On this day in 2021
- Devastating floods linked to climate change sweep through towns in western Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, after record rainfall, killing at least 188 people.
- Andy Fordham, English darts player (BDO World Champion 2004), who died from organ failure at 59.
- Dennis Murphy, American sports entrepreneur (co-founder American Basketball Ass'n, World Hockey Ass'n, original World Team Tennis, Roller Hockey International), who died at 94.
On this day in 2020
- Heavy monsoon flooding in Indian north-eastern state of Assam affects more than 2 million people, kills more than 50.
- Roy Mcgraw, Race Car Driver.
- Travell Mazion, American boxer (WBC-NABF super welterweight title 2020), who died in a car accident at 24.
On this day in 2019
- Tampa Bay catcher Travis d'Arnaud becomes first player in MLB history to hit 3 homers while catching and batting leadoff in the Rays'5-4 win over the NY Yankees.
- Georges Harris, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2018
- 'November Rain' by Guns N’ Roses became the first '90s video to pass a billion views on YouTube. The next closest '90s video was ‘Zombie’ by The Cranberries, at 739 million..
- Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, Exmoor CC: Fijian Vijay Singh wins in a playoff with Jeff Maggert on 2nd extra hole.
- FIFA World Cup Final, Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia: Former captain Didier Deschamps becomes only the 3rd man to win the event as a player and coach as France beats Croatia,4-2.
- Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao stops WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse in 7 in Kuala Lumpur for his first knockout in 9 years and 60th career victory.
- Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Ðokovic wins his 4th Wimbledon title beating South African Kevin Anderson 6-2,6-2,7-6.
- 8-year-old girl finds pre-Viking-era sword in Vidostern lake, Sweden, internet proclaims her Queen of Sweden.
- Michael Winstead, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2017
- Australian Justine Damond killed by Minneapolis police officer after calling 911 for a disturbance.
- Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain beats Venus Williams 7-5,6-0 for her 2nd Grand Slam title.
- Babe Parilli, American football player, who died at 87.
- Martin Landau, American actor (Ed Wood; North By Northwest; Mission Impossible; Space 1999), who died at 89.
- Martin Landau, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood), who died at 89.
On this day in 2016
- " Stranger Things" debuts on Netflix created by the Duffer Brothers, starring Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard and Millie Bobby Brown.
- " Stranger Things" debuts on Netflix created by the Duffer Brothers, starring Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Natalia Dyer and Millie Bobby Brown.
- Attempted military coup in Turkey fails, nearly 300 killed,6,000 then arrested.
- In what they famously describe as a 'conscious uncoupling, ' Chris Martin of Coldplay and actress Gwyneth Paltrow officially divorce after more than ten years of marriage..
- Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and singer Chris Martin divorce after 12 years of marriage.
- American actress Gwyneth Paltrow and British Coldplay singer Chris Martin divorce after 12 years of marriage.
- Qandeel Baloch, Model.
On this day in 2015
- Robbie Williams announces he is returning to boy band Take That.
- Lauren Yong, Instagram Star, born in Singapore.
- Carter Wright, Family Member, born in Australia.
- Alan Curtis, American harpsichordist, musicologist and conductor, who died at 80.
- Howard Rumsey, American jazz musician (Lighthouse Cafe), who died at 97.
- Wan Li, Chinese reform politician, who died at 98.
On this day in 2014
- 85th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Target Field, Minnesota.
- Israel announces it has officially voted to accept the ceasefire proposed by Egypt; Hamas reject, saying they were not consulted.
- 20 people are killed & 100 are injured after a train derails in Moscow.
- James MacGregor Burns, American political writer (The Lion & the Fox), who died at 95.
On this day in 2013
- 13 people are killed by a car bomb in Deir Atiyah, Syria.
- 18 people are killed and 47 are injured in a riot following a boxing match in Indonesia.
- Earl Gros, American NFL running back (Green Bay), who died at 72.