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Today in the World Countries
- Children's Day is being celebrated in Vanuatu
- National Remembrance Day Holiday is being celebrated in Papua New Guinea
- Simon Bolivar's Day is being celebrated in Venezuela
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Leo as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Anzanie Kamilah, Movie Actress, born in Indonesia.
- Shxtou, TikTok Star, born in Japan.
On this day in 2022
- Singer-songwriter icon Joni Mitchell makes a surprise concert appearance, joining Brandi Carlile at Newport Folk Festval; Mitchell's first public performance in 19 years.
- 109th Tour de France: Jonas Vingegaard from Denmark wins overall & mountains sections; Team Jumbo–Visma claims treble with Belgian rider Wout van Aert taking the points section.
- Pope Francis arrives in Edmonton, Canada, to begin “a penitential trip” to meet with and apologize to First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities for their treatment at church-run residential schools.
- David Warner, British Emmy Award-winning stage, screen, radio, and voice actor (Masada; Star Trek VI; Time Bandits), who died of lung cancer at 80.
On this day in 2021
- Lady Kitty Spencer, niece of Diana, Princess of Wales, marries retail tycoon Michael Lewis, at the Villa Aldobrandini in Frascati, Italy.
- Lady Kitty Spencer, niece of Princess Diana, marries retail tycoon Michael Lewis, at the Villa Aldobrandini in Frascati, Italy.
- Dieter Brummer, Australian TV actor (Home and Away; Underbelly), takes his own life at 45.
- Jackie Mason [Yacov Maza], American Emmy and Tony Award winning stand-up comedian, stage, film and television actor (The World According To Me!), who died at 93.
- Jackie Mason [Yacov Maza], American Emmy and Tony Award-winning stand-up comedian, stage, film and television actor (The World According To Me!), who died at 93.
On this day in 2020
- Eric Sweeney, Irish contemporary composer (The Green One), who died at 72.
- Brandon White, Race Car Driver.
- Naazim Richardson, American boxing trainer (Bernard Hopkins, "Sugar" Shane Mosley), who died of stroke complications at 55.
- Ann Syrdal, American psychologist and computer science researcher (developed female synthetic voices at AT& T), who died at 74.
- Regis Philbin, American talk & game show host (Joey Bishop Show; Live with Regis & Kathie Lee; Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?) dies at 88 .
- Regis Philbin, American talk & game show host (Joey Bishop Show; Live with Regis & Kathie Lee; Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?) dies at 88.
- Regis Philbin, TV Show Host.
- Tim Hitt, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2019
- 10th million Mini car produced during its 60th anniversary year in Oxford, England.
- 19-year-old Hungarian swimmer Kristóf Milák breaks Michael Phelps'10 year old 200m butterfly world record at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea; swims 1:50.73,0.78s faster than Phelps.
- Special counsel Robert Mueller reports to the US Senate that President Trump was not exonerated of obstruction of justice and that Russia interfered in US election to benefit Trump.
- Second heatwave of the summer in Western Europe sets record temperatures in Belgium in Kleine Brogel 39.9C (102F), for Holland in Eindhoven 39.3C (102F) and Germany at Geilenkirchen 40.5C (104F).
- Queen's iconic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ video reached one billion views on YouTube, a new record for one of the band’s videos. The milestone made it the first pre-1990s video to reach one billion views on the platform. ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was also named as the most Googled song of 2018..
- New UK PM Boris Johnson drastically reshapes cabinet in his first day in office, appointing Dominic Raab as Foreign Secretary, Priti Patel as Home Secretary and Sajid Javid as Chancellor.
- Facebook agrees to pay $5 billion fine, largest ever for violating consumer privacy, to the US Federal Trade Commission.
- Global warming is the fastest in 2,000 years and scientific consensus that humans are the cause is at 99%, according to three major reports published in journals "Nature" and "Nature Geoscience".
On this day in 2018
- First bison born in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, in 140 years, after being reintroduced.
- Singer Demi Lovato is hospitalized after a drug overdose in Los Angeles.
- Wildfires near Athens, Greece, kill 91 with 104 injured, over 600 rescued from the coast by boats.
- Tony Cloninger, American MLB pitcher and coach (2 Grand Slams in one game), who died at 77.
- John Murray, England cricket wicketkeeper (21 Tests; 55 dismissals), who died at 83.
On this day in 2017
- Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner says he did not collude with Russia after meeting with Senate investigators.
- Linkin Park released their first official statement after the death of frontman Chester Bennington the previous week. "Our hearts are broken. The shock waves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened, "it read..
- Polish President Andrzej Duda vetoes 2 laws to put Polish courts under political control.
- Taliban suicide bomber on a motorbikes kills at least 26 and injuries 50 in Lahore, Pakistan.
- Taliban suicide bus bombing in Kabul kills at least 38, mainly employees of Afghan ministry of mines and petroleum.
On this day in 2016
- 103rd Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain.
- British Senior Open Men's Golf, Carnoustie: Englishman Paul Broadhurst wins by 2 strokes from American Scott McCarron.
- (Margaret) "Marni" Nixon [McEathron], American soprano singer and film 'ghost voice'(for Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady" ; Natalie Wood in "West Side Story**" ; Deborah Kerr in "The King And I"), who died at 86.
- Marni Nixon, American singer (for Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Wood & Deborah Kerr), who died at 86.
On this day in 2015
- US President Barack Obama begins an historic 2 day visit to Kenya.
On this day in 2014
- 47th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center.
- Over 10,000 Palestinians protest Israel's operation in Gaza; 2 Palestinians killed after Al-Aqsa Brigades members fire at Israeli forces.
- 116 people are killed after Air Algérie Flight 5017 crashed in Mali.
- Reuven Rivlin is sworn in as the President of Israel.
- Duran Duran took legal action against a US company charged with running their fan club over unpaid revenues. The group claimed they are owed $40,000 (£23,500) by the Illinois-based outfit WorldWide Fan Clubs. The company had been charged with managing subscriptions and fan records for Duran Duran, with 75% of profits going to the musicians..
- Fuad Masum is elected as the President of Iraq.
- Ik-Hwan Bae, South Korean-American violinist (Bargemusic,1982-95) and educator (Indiana University Jacobs School of Music,1999-2014), who died of cancer at 57.
On this day in 2013
- 22 are left dead after a conflict between the Knights Templar Cartel and Mexican police in Michoacan.
- 80 people are killed and 140 are injured after a high-speed train derails in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
- Shanaya Kochar, Family Member, born in India.
- Nikos Mamangakis, Greek classical and electronic music composer, who died at 84.