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Today in the World Countries

  • Army Day is being celebrated in Guatemala
  • Boun Khao Phansa is being celebrated in Laos
  • CARICOM Day is being celebrated in Guyana
  • Carnival Monday is being celebrated in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
  • Constitution Day is being celebrated in Cayman Islands
  • Emancipation Day is being celebrated in Us Virgin Islands
  • Esala Full Moon Poya Day is being celebrated in Sri Lanka
  • Feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul is being celebrated in Colombia
  • Heroes Day is being celebrated in Zambia
  • Independence Day is being celebrated in Belarus
  • Independence Day Holiday is being celebrated in Rwanda
  • Territory Day is being celebrated in British Virgin Islands

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

On this day in 2022

  • Sri Lanka says it has less than one day's worth of fuel, as its economic crisis deepens, closing schools and stopping public transport.
  • Ni Kuang, Hong Kong-American screenwriter and novelist ((The 36th Chamber of Shaolin), who died at 87.

On this day in 2021

  • Mudslides crash through town of Atami, Japan, after torrential rain, killing three and leaving over 100 people missing.
  • Mudslides crash through town of Atami, Japan, after torrential rain, killing 19, with over 100 people initially missing.
  • Worst wildfires in Cyprus'history begin in Limassol district, spreading in next few days and killing four people.
  • American pop singer and TV personality Gwen Stefani at the age of 51 weds American country singer and TV personality Blake Shelton at the age of 45 at Shelton's ranch in Tishomingo, Oklahoma.
  • Ted Nash, American rower (Olympic gold coxless four 1960), who died at 88.

On this day in 2020

  • Major League Baseball All-Star Game planned to be hosted on July 14 by the LA Dodgers is cancelled due to government restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Leonardo Villar, Brazilian actor (The Given Word), who died at 96.
  • Ardico Magnini, Italian soccer defender (20 caps; Fiorentina 225 games), who died at 91.
  • Emily Howell Warner, American pilot,1st woman to captain a commercial American airline plane, who died at 80.
  • Emily Howell Warner, Pilot.
  • Saroj Khan, Dancer.

On this day in 2019

  • US produces the most waste per head globally and recycles the least at 35% according to new research by Verisk Maplecroft, Germany recycles the most at 68%.
  • Atlético Madrid sign Portugal forward Joao Felix for €126m (£113m) from Benfica in the fifth most expensive transfer in football history.
  • Heavy monsoon rains strike Mumbai and surrounding Maharashtra state in India killing at least 43, worst flooding in a decade.
  • Italian David-Maria Sassoli chosen as new European President.
  • More than a million people ordered to evacuate Japanese island of Kyushu amid warnings of mudslides after 1,000mm (39in) of rainfall.
  • Perro Aguayo, Wrestler.
  • Duncan Lamont, Scottish jazz and session trumpet and saxophone player, arranger, and songwriter (" I Told You So"), who died at 87.
  • Arte Johnson, American comedian (Laugh-in, Don't Call Me Charlie), who died at 90.

On this day in 2018

  • Australian cricket batsman Aaron Finch breaks his own T20 International record smashing 172 from 76 balls vs Zimbabwe in Harare, opening stand with D'Arcy Short (223) also a record.
  • Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is arrested on corruption charges, accused of stealing 700 million from state development fund 1MDB.
  • Cardi B becomes first female rapper to get two number one US Billboard hits, with "I Like It" with Bad Bunny and J Balvin.
  • French President Emmanuel Macron visits the New Afrika Shrine nightclub in Lagos during his two-day tour of Nigeria.
  • Worst monsoon rains in decades swamp Lahore, Pakistan, killing 6.
  • US Justice and Education Departments rescind Obama affirmative action policies in college admissions.
  • Souad Abderrahim is elected the first female mayor of Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Richard Swift, American singer and songwriter (The Black Keys), who died at 41.
  • Richard Swift [Ochoa], American singer and songwriter (The Black Keys), who died of complications from hepatitis at 41.
  • Robby Müller, Dutch cinematographer (Breaking the Waves, Dead Man, Korczak), who died at 78.
  • William "Bill" Watrous, American jazz trombonist, who died at 79.
  • Bill Watrous, American jazz trombonist, who died at 79.

On this day in 2017

  • Bus crash in traffic jam and resulting fire kills 18 near Muenchberg, Germany.
  • French President Emmanuel Macron speech at Palace of Versailles proposes radical government changes, including reduction of MPs.
  • Singer Tony Hadley said he had left 1980s group Spandau Ballet, and "will not be performing" with them in the future.In an oddly-worded statement, the star said: "I am required to state that I am no longer a member of the band". He did not indicate why he was leaving, but blamed "circumstances beyond my control"..
  • Spencer Johnson, American author (Who Moved My Cheese?), who died of pancreatic cancer at 78.
  • José Luis Cuevas, Painter.

On this day in 2016

  • Lou Fontinato, Canadian ice hockey player, who died at 84.
  • Noel Neill, American actress (Adventures of Superman), who died at 95.

On this day in 2015

  • Adelaide Crows Australian Rules Football coach Phil Walsh is murdered by his son Cy at his Somerton Park home.
  • Amanda Peterson, Movie Actress.
  • Boyd K. Packer, LDS church apostle, who died at 90.
  • Diana Douglas, Bermudian-born American actress (The Indian Fighter), who died at 92.
  • Phil Walsh, Australian Rules Football wing, coach (Adelaide Crows), who died - murdered by son at 55.
  • Jacques Sernas [Jokubas Bernardas Šernas], Lithuanian actor (La Dolce Vita, Helen of Troy), who died at 89.

On this day in 2014

  • Germany passes first nation-wide minimum wage law – at 8.5 euros.
  • Louis Zamperini, War Hero.

On this day in 2013

  • Egypt's president, Mohammed Morsi, is deposed by the military with Adly Mansour appointed interim president.
  • Cayson Funhouse, YouTube Star, born in United States.
  • Radu Vasile, Prime Minister of Romania (1998-99), who died at 70.




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