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Today in the World Countries

  • Martyrs' Day is being celebrated in Eritrea
  • Rath Yatra is being celebrated in India
  • World Refugee Day is being celebrated in International

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Asmaa Beauty, YouTube Star, born in Morocco.
  • Christian Smith, DJ, born in Sweden.

On this day in 2021

  • China announces it has administered 1 billion doses of the COVID-19 pandemic vaccine.
  • Brazil's COVID-19 pandemic death toll passes 500,000, the second highest in the world.
  • US Open Men's Golf, Torrey Pines GC: Jon Rahm beats Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa by 1 stroke to become first Spaniard to win the event.
  • Luis del Sol, Spanish soccer midfielder (16 caps; Betis, Real Madrid, Juventus, Roma) and manager (Betis), who died at 86.
  • (Beverly) Joanne Linville, American character actress, who died at 93.
  • Hey Eliza, TikTok Star.

On this day in 2020

  • Highest-ever temperature recorded in the Arctic circle,38C (100F) in Verkhoyansk, Siberia.
  • Historic dust cloud from the Sahara desert reaches the Caribbean, largest for half a century.
  • 152nd Belmont Stakes: Tiz the Law with Manuel Franco aboard becomes first New York-bred winner of the event since 1882.
  • Arctic circle record its highest-ever temperature of 38C (100F) in Verkhoyansk, Siberia.
  • Donald Trump controversially holds his first re-election rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Donald Trump controversially holds his first re-election rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, only 6,200 people attend despite the campaign stating 1 million had registered. Social media campaign organised by teens on TikTok, K-Pop fans and others, claims responsibility for wildly inflating the expected attendance..
  • Social media campaign through TikTok, with teens. K-Pop fans and others claims to have helped orchestrate low turnout at Donald Trump's Tulsa rally..
  • Three men stabbed to death, with three others injured, in a terrorist attack in a park in Reading, England.
  • Steel Mcbroom, YouTube Star, born in California.
  • Jim Kiick, American football running back (Super Bowl 1972,73; AFL All-Star 1968,69; Miami Dolphins), who died from Alzheimer's disease at 73.

On this day in 2019

  • NBA Draft: Duke power forward Zion Williamson first pick by New Orleans Pelicans.
  • Shares for messaging site Slack start trading on the New York Stock Exchange to give it a valuation of $19.5 billion.
  • Oregon Governor Kate Brown authorizes police to round up 11 Republican state senators who have gone into hiding to stop vote on cap-and-trade proposal emissions bill.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang, the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years.
  • Iran shoots down a US drone over the Straits of Hormuz escalating tension between the two countries.
  • Capri Bryant, Family Member, born in Newport Beach, CA.

On this day in 2018

  • Algeria turns off its internet to stop students cheating during exams.
  • FIFA World Cup: Portugal superstar Cristiano Renaldo heads a goal against Morocco to become the all-time leading European goalscorer (85) in international competition.
  • Hungarian government passes legislation that criminalizes aiding undocumented migrants.
  • US President Donald Trump signs Executive Order ending family separation at the border for illegal immigrants.
  • Tommy Mecham, Family Member, born in United States.
  • Disco Norris, YouTube Star, born in Australia.
  • Peter Thomson, Australian golfer and 5-time British Open Championship winner (1954-56,58,65), who died of Parkinson's disease at 88.
  • Peter Thomson, Australian golfer and 5-time Open Championship winner, who died of Parkinson's disease at 88.
  • Peter William Thomson, Golfer.
  • Sophie Gradon, Reality Star.

On this day in 2017

  • Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO after a shareholder revolt.
  • Tiger Woods checks into a clinic to manage his pain medication and sleep disorder, following his arrest for driving under the influence.
  • US toymaker Mattel releases 15 new body types for their Ken doll, including one with a man bun.
  • British actor Daniel Day-Lewis announces his retirement from acting.
  • Albert Johnson, Rapper.
  • Prodigy [Albert Johnson], American rapper (Mobb Deep), who died at 42.
  • Robin Twist, Twitter Star.

On this day in 2016

  • Rome elects its first female Mayor Virginia Raggi (Five Star Movement) and its youngest at 37.
  • China's super computer tally overtakes the US; Chinese 93 petaflop Sunway TaihuLight is world's No. 1.
  • Frank Chapot, American equestrian (Olympic silver 1960,1972) dies at 84.
  • Bill Ham [Billy Mack Ham], American music impresario and manager (ZZ Top), who died at 79.
  • James Victor, Dominican-American actor (Boulevard Night, Streets of LA), who died at 76.

On this day in 2015

  • Heat wave peaks in southern Pakistan, goes on to kill about 2,000 people from dehydration and heat stroke.
  • 1000 humanoid robots named "Pepper" sell out in under a minute ($1,600 each) in Japan, according to its creator SoftBank Robotics Corp..
  • Nazar Singh, British great-grandfather, believed to be Europe's oldest man, who died at 111.

On this day in 2014

  • Hazel Mattson, Family Member, born in United States.

On this day in 2013

  • NBA Finals: Miami Heat beat San Antonio Spurs,95-88 in Game 7 for back-to-back titles; MVP: LeBron James for second straight year.
  • 67th NBA Championship: Miami Heat beat San Antonio Spurs,4 games to 3, LeBron James MVP for second straight year.
  • Lil Snupe, Rapper.




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