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Today's Star Sign
People born on this day are Gemini as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
On this day in 2022
- American rocker Bruce Springsteen joins British rock band Coldplay for two songs (The Land of Hope and Dreams; Dancing in the Dark) at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
- Alec John Such [Szucs], American rock bassist (Bon Jovi,1983-94 - "Wanted Dead or Alive"), who died at 70.
On this day in 2021
- At least 160 killed by suspected Islamist extremists in Solhan, Burkina Faso amid a deepening security crisis in the region.
- 153rd Belmont Stakes: 2-1 favourite Essential Quality wins with Luis Saez aboard.
- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promises to save the country's shores from a build-up of 'sea snot'(marine mucilage) due to pollution and climate change.
- Tb Joshua, Religious Leader.
On this day in 2020
- Kurt Thomas, American gymnast (first American male to win gold medal at World Championships, floor 1978; floor, horizontal bars 1979), who died from a stroke at 64.
- Boris Gaganelov, Bulgarian soccer defender (51 caps; CSKA Sofia 350 games), who died at 78.
- Gerald Duke, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2019
- Average person ingests 50,000 pieces of microplastic a year and breathes in similar amount according to first-ever such study published in journal "Environmental Science and Technology".
- Denmark general election won by Mette Frederiksen's Social Democrats, defeating sitting Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen's Liberal party.
- 53rd CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, and Kane Brown win.
- Ohio doctor William Husel charged with 25 counts of murder for prescribing potentially fatal doses of opioids in Franklin County.
- Robert Earle, American TV host (GE College Bowl), who died at 93.
On this day in 2018
- US Judge Aaron Persky, criticized for his leniency towards campus sex attacker Brock Turner, firt judge voted out in 80 years in Santa Clara, California.
- US President Donald Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their families violates international law according to the UN.
- Miss America pageant announces an end to its swimsuit competition.
- American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. named 2017 top earning sportsperson by Forbes with $285 million.
- Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape and sexual assault charges in court in New York.
- Brian Browne, Pianist.
- Kate Spade, American fashion designer, commits suicide by hanging at 55.
- Kate Spade, Fashion Designer.
On this day in 2017
- Montenegro becomes the 29th member of NATO.
- Puerto Rico declares its Zika virus epidemic over.
- Bus crashes with a truck in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India,22 die in resulting fire.
- Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt sever ties with Qatar, citing its support of terrorist groups, Yemen, the Maldives and Libya follow suit.
- Cheick Tiote, Soccer Player.
On this day in 2016
- French Open Men's Tennis: Novak Ðokovic of Serbia beats Scotsman Andy Murray 3-6,6-1,6-2,6-4 to win his first French title.
- Swiss vote to reject referendum to give each citizen a guaranteed income of $2,500 Swiss francs per month.
- Phyllis Curtin, American soprano (NYC Opera), who died at 94.
- Jerome Bruner, Psychologist.
On this day in 2015
- 6.0 magnitude earthquake (strongest to affect Malaysia since 1978) strikes Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia, killing 18 people on Mount Kinabalu.
- Richard Johnson, British stage and screen actor and producer (Never So Few, Restless, Beyond the Door), who died at 87.
- Jerry Collins, New Zealand rugby union flanker, #8 (48 caps; Wellington Hurricanes, Toulon, Ospreys, Narbonne), who died in a car crash at 34.
- Jerry Collins, Rugby Player.
- Jerry Collins, Samoan-born New Zealand rugby player (All Blacks), who died in a car crash at 34.
- Alan Bond, Australian businessman and yachting syndicate owner (America's Cup 1983), who died from heart failure at 77.
- Alan Bond, Australian tycoon and yachtsman (America's Cup), who died at 77.
- Tariq Aziz, Iraqi politician and close adviser to Saddam Hussein, who died at 79.
- Tariq Aziz, Politician.
- Worth Mcmillion, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2014
- MLB Draft: Cathedral Catholic HS (CA) pitcher Brady Aiken first pick by Houston Astros.
- Chris Burger, South African cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1957-58), who died at 78.
On this day in 2013
- Nawaz Sharif is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan.
- 44 people are killed by a lightning storm in Bihar, India.
- 47th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert. and Blake Shelton win.
- 47th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton win.
- 47th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins.
- 47th Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton win.
- 47th Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins.
- The first article based on NSA leaked documents by Edward Snowden are published by the Guardian Newspaper in the UK.
- Bella Rose Dunn, TikTok Star, born in Baltimore, MD.
- Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, Irish paramilitary and political leader of Sinn Féin, who died at 80.