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Today in the World Countries

  • Demise of Imam Khomeini is being celebrated in Iran
  • Martyrs' Day is being celebrated in Uganda
  • Poson Full Moon Poya Day is being celebrated in Sri Lanka
  • World Bicycle 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

  • Amira Al Jaziri, TV Show Host, born in Tunisia.
  • Pavel Radaev, YouTube Star, born in Cyprus.
  • Vika Prekina, Instagram Star, born in Russia.

On this day in 2022

  • Grachan Moncur III, American post-bop and modern jazz trombonist and composer (Evolution; Exploration), who died on his 85th birthday.

On this day in 2021

  • Devon Conway becomes 7th batsman in cricket history to score a double century in his Test debut; run out for 200 for New Zealand in 1st Test against England at Lord's.
  • NASA administrator Bill Nelson announces two new missions to study ‘Lost Habitable’ world of Venus in 2028 and 2030.
  • NASA launches 128 baby squid and 5,000 microscopic animals, to study effects of spaceflight, to the International Space Station aboard Space X's Falcon 9 rocket.
  • F. Lee Bailey, American criminal defense attorney (Sam Shepard; Boston Strangler; Patty Hearst; OJ Simpson), who died at 87.
  • F Lee Bailey, Lawyer.

On this day in 2020

  • Former Defense Secretary James Mattis says in The Atlantic: "Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people — does not even pretend to try. Instead, he tries to divide us.".
  • Former Defense Secretary James Mattis says "Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people — does not even pretend to try. Instead, he tries to divide us, "in "The Atlantic".
  • Three former police officers charged in connection with death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Derek Chauvin's charge upgraded to second degree murder.
  • Johnny Majors, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (All American 1956; U of Tennessee) and coach (Iowa State; National C'ship 1976, Pittsburgh; Tennessee), who died at 85.
  • Pleasantly Perfect, American thoroughbred racehorse (Breeders'Cup Classic 2003; Dubai World Cup 2004), who died at 22.
  • István Kausz, Hungarian fencer (Olympic gold team, épée 1964), who died at 87.

On this day in 2019

  • Jay-Z named the world's first billionaire rapper by Forbes magazine.
  • Miley Cyrus was promoting her latest EP ‘She Is Coming’ with condoms. Fans who bought her $20 branded condoms would receive a digital download of her new music..
  • MLB Draft: Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman first pick by Baltimore Orioles.
  • Court paperwork showed that George Michael left all of his £98 million fortune to family and friends and left nothing to his former boyfriends Kenny Goss and Fadi Fawaz. George's sisters Yioda and Melanie were the main beneficiaries with them sharing equally all the major assets and his two London homes. There was also a horse racing stud farm for George's dad Kyriacos as the singer ensured his family were taken care of..
  • Apple announces it is shutting down iTunes and replacing it with three different apps.
  • Canadian government inquiry find deaths of over 1,000 indigenous women and girls over decades who have been murdered or are missing a "national genocide".
  • Sudanese military attacks protesters in Khartoum killing 100 people, some dumped in the river Nile, prompting international condemnation.
  • US federal government departments and Congress begin anti-trust investigations into large tech companies including Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon.
  • US President Donald Trump begins a three-day visit to the UK by calling London Mayor Sadiq Khan "a stone cold loser" after Khan called Trump's language that of a 20th century fascist.
  • Ruma Guha Thakurta, Composer.
  • Ruma Guha Thakurta, Indian singer, actress, and founder of Calcutta Youth Choir, who died at 84.

On this day in 2018

  • Golden State guard Stephen Curry breaks Ray Allen's NBA Finals record for most 3-pointers with 9 in the Warriors 122-103 Game 2 win over Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • US Open Women's Golf, Shoal Creek GC: Ariya Jatanugarn of Thailand gives up 7-shot lead but wins in playoff with South Korean Kim Hyo-joo.
  • Boat capsizes off eastern Tunisia drowning at least 48 migrants.
  • Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts killing at least 110, with 332 missing and forcing the evacuation of over 3,100.
  • Dead whale found with 17 pounds (80 pieces) of plastic in its stomach in Songkhla province, Thailand.
  • Frank Carlucci, American National Security Adviser under Reagan and Secretary of Defense (1987-89), who died at 87.
  • Clarence Fountain, American Grammy Award winning gospel singer (The Blind Boys of Alabama), who died of complications of diabetes at 88.
  • Clarence Fountain, American Grammy Award-winning gospel singer (The Blind Boys of Alabama), who died of complications of diabetes at 88.
  • Onur Can Ozcan, Pop Singer.

On this day in 2017

  • Terrorist attack in Borough Market, London by three men who drive van into pedestrains then stab and kill 7 and wound 48. Attackers shot dead by British police..
  • The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum opens in Springfield, Massachusetts.
  • Largest-ever exhibition of works by Piet Mondrian opens at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, Netherlands to mark centenary of De Stijl movement.
  • UEFA Champions League Final, Cardiff: Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as defending champions Real Madrid thrash Juventus,4-1 for 12th title; Juventus loses 5th consecutive final.
  • Actress, singer and Broadway star Bell Bundy at the age of 36 weds TBS executive Thom Hinkle at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.
  • David Delfín, Fashion Designer.
  • Jimmy Piersall, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1954,56; his bipolar disorder subject book & film, "Fear Strikes Out"), who died at 87.

On this day in 2016

  • English folk musician and singer-songwriter Dave Swarbrick died aged 75. His work for the group Fairport Convention from 1969 has been credited with leading them to produce their seminal album Liege & Lief (1969) which initiated the electric folk movement..
  • Concord Records releases "Stranger to Stranger", the thirteenth solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon.
  • A week of heavy rains in Germany and France leave 10 dead and closing Paris museums along the Seine, including the Louve.
  • Dave Swarbrick, British folk fiddler, and songwriter (Fairport Convention; Martin Carthy), who died pneumonia at 75.
  • Dave Swarbrick, British folk fiddler (Fairport Convention), who died at 75.
  • Muhammad Ali, Boxer.
  • Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay], American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1964-7 74-8), who died of respiratory illness at 74.

On this day in 2015

  • Dr. Jesse Selber performs the world's first partial-skull and scalp transplant at Houston Methodist Hospital.
  • 200 people are killed by an explosion at a gasoline station in Accra, Ghana.
  • Bevo Francis, American basketball player (college basketball record scorer), who died at 82.

On this day in 2014

  • Dove Cameron releases a single, “Count Me In".
  • Hashim Amla becomes the first non-white captain of the South African national cricket team.
  • President Obama announces his plan for a $1 billion fund to increase deployment of US troops to Europe.
  • Romeo Mcclelland, Instagram Star, born in England.
  • Elodie Lauten [Genevieve Schecroun], French-American composer (The Death of Don Juan), who died of cancer at 63.

On this day in 2013

  • 119 people are killed in a poultry farm fire in Jilin Province, China.
  • 20 people, including 10 children, are killed by a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • Lorde releases her debut single "Royals" (2014 Grammy Song of the Year).
  • New Zealand teenage singer-songwriter Lorde releases her debut single "Royals" (Grammy Song of the Year,2014).
  • US extends sanctions against Iran through its automotive industry and currency.
  • Frank Lautenberg, American Politician, who died from complications from pneumonia at 89.
  • Deacon Jones, American Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end (8 × Pro Bowl; 5 × First-team All-Pro; LA Rams, SD Chargers), who died from natural causes at 73.




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