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Today in the World Countries

  • Corpus Christi is being celebrated in Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Grenada, Haiti, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Poland, Portugal, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, Timor Leste, Trinidad And Tobago
  • Corpus Christi (BW, BY, HE, NW, RP, SL, SN, TH) is being celebrated in Germany
  • World Ocean Day is being celebrated in International

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

On this day in 2022

  • " Ms Marvel" TV miniseries premieres on Disney+, with Disney's first on-screen Muslim superhero story, starring Iman Vellani.
  • Aarno Turpeinen, Finnish soccer defender (16 caps; HJK 225 games), who died at 51.

On this day in 2021

  • American singer Dean Parrish died at the age of 78. Best known for the song, ‘I'm on My Way’, which became noted for being the penultimate record that was played at the last Northern soul all-nighter at the Wigan Casino, he also worked as a session musician with Jimi Hendrix and Santana in 1970, and played guitar with Bob Marley in 1972..
  • National Geographic announces it is officially recognizing the South Ocean as the world's fifth ocean.
  • John Angus, English soccer defender (1 cap; Burnley 439 games), who died at 82.

On this day in 2020

  • Lockdowns for COVID-19 pandemic in Europe saved 3 million lives according to study by Imperial College London.
  • Former astronaut Kathy Sullivan is the first woman to reach deepest point of the ocean - Challenger Deep in the Marianas Trench. Formerly the first American woman to spacewalk..
  • Former Pointer Sisters singer Bonnie Pointer died from a cardiac arrest aged 69. She and her sisters rose to fame as the Grammy award-winning Pointer Sisters, who were best known for the 1984 hits 'Jump (For My Love)' and 'I’m So Excited'..
  • New York begins reopening after 100 days of lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic with just 702 hospitalized (18,825 at peak of outbreak).
  • National Bureau of Economic Research announces the US officially entered recession in February, ending the longest expansion of growth since 1854 (11 years).
  • The Philippines says children won't go back to school until a vaccine is found for COVID-19 pandemic.
  • United States officially went into recession in February, ending the longest expansion of growth since 1854 (11 years), according to National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • World Bank says the COVID-19 pandemic will shrink the global economy by 5.2% in 2020.
  • Tony Dunne, Irish soccer left-back (33 caps, Republic of Ireland; Manchester United; Bolton Wanderers; Irish Footballer of the Year 1969), who died at 78.
  • Pierre Nkurunziza, President of Burundi (2005-20), who died at 55.
  • Johnny Thompson, Race Car Driver.
  • Bonnie Pointer, American pop and R& B singer (The Pointer Sisters - "Jump" ; "I'm So Excited"), who died at 69.
  • Bonnie Pointer, American pop singer (Pointer Sisters - "Jump" ; "I'm So Excited"), who died at 69.
  • Bonnie Pointer, American singer (Pointer Sisters-Jump, I'm So Excited), who died at 69.

On this day in 2019

  • Albanian President Ilir Meta cancels nationwide local elections amid constitutional crisis after the opposition refuses to participate until Prime Minister Edi Rama resigns.
  • French Open Women's Tennis: Australian Ashleigh Barty beats Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova 6-1,6-3 to win her first Grand Slam singles title.
  • 151st Belmont Stakes: Sir Winston with 2014 winner Joel Rosario aboard claims victory at 10-1.
  • Actor Chris Pratt at the age of 39 and Katherine Schwarzenegger at the age of 29 marry in Montecito, California.
  • Arthur Frackenpohl, American composer, arranger, and pedagogue (Natural Superiority of Music), who died at 95.
  • Frank Brantley, Race Car Driver.

On this day in 2018

  • IMF agrees to lend Argentina up to 50 billion dollars.
  • NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors claim 3rd title in 4 years with a 108-85 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers for 4-0 sweep; MVP: Kevin Durant for second straight year.
  • NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors win their 3rd title in 4 years with a 108-85 over the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 4-nil sweep. Kevin Durant MVP.
  • WhatsApp rumours of child kidnappers in India prompt two men to be beaten to death by a mob in Karbi Angong district, Assam.
  • World's most powerful supercomputer, Summit, can process 200,000 trillion calculations per second, launched at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, by IBM and NVidia.
  • Niko Bear Mcbride, YouTube Star, born in United States.
  • Garrett David Duggar, Family Member, born in England.
  • Maria Bueno, Brazilian tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles), who died of mouth cancer at 78.
  • Maria Bueno, Tennis Player.
  • Maria Esther Bueno, Tennis Player.
  • Anthony Bourdain, American-French celebrity chef, author, and TV personality considered one of the most influential chefs in the world (No Reservations, Parts Unknown), commits suicide by hanging at 61.
  • Anthony Bourdain, Chef.
  • Danny Kirwan, British musician, singer and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac - "Albatross"), who died at 68.
  • Eunice Gayson, British actress and 1st Bond Girl (Sylvia Trench- "Dr. No" and "From Russia With Love"), who died at 90.
  • Jackson Odell, Movie Actor.

On this day in 2017

  • UN states Islamic State forces have shot and killed hundreds of fleeing civilians during battle for Mosul, Iraq in past two weeks.
  • US prisoner Richard Anthony Jones freed after 17 years in Roeland Park, Kansas when his lookalike discovered.
  • Ex-FBI chief James Comey testifies to a US Senate committee that US President Donald Trump told "lies plain and simple".
  • British General Election results in a hung parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May and the Conservative party lose their majority.
  • British General Election results in a hung parliament, Prime Minster Theresa May and the Conservative party lose their majority.

On this day in 2016

  • Two US musicians were suing Ed Sheeran for $20m (£13.8m) over his single 'Photograph'. Martin Harrington and American Thomas Leonard claimed it had a similar structure to their song, 'Amazing'. Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard said they penned Amazing in 2009 and in documents, that include musical note comparison and chord breakdowns of the two songs, the pair claimed the chorus of 'Photograph' shares 39 identical notes with their track..
  • 50th CMT Music Awards: Tim McGraw; Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, and Chris Stapleton win.
  • Michael Manser, English architect, who died at 87.

On this day in 2015

  • MLB Draft: Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson first pick by Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • Marie-Louise Grog-Carven, French fashion designer (Ma Griffe perfume), who died at 105.
  • Chea Sim, Politician.

On this day in 2014

  • French Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Ðokovic 3-6,7-5,6-2,6-4; record extending 9th French title; ties Pete Sampras with 14 Grand Slam singles titles.
  • Audra McDonald wins a Tony Award for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in " Lady Day at Emerson's Bar And Grill".
  • Audra McDonald wins a Tony for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in " Lady Day at Emerson's Bar And Grill".
  • 68th Tony Awards: "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" (musical) & "All The Way" (play) win.
  • Billy McCool, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), who died at 69.
  • Alexander Imich, Supercentenarian.
  • Ivo Vinco, Italian operatic bass singer, who died at 86.

On this day in 2013

  • French Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins her second French title; beats defending champion Maria Sharapova of Russia 6-4,6-4.
  • NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Blackhawks beat Los Angeles Kings,4 games to 1.
  • 145th Belmont: Mike Smith aboard Palace Malice wins in2:30.70.
  • Michael Familyfunpack, YouTube Star, born in California.
  • Celebrity chef Curtis Stone at the age of 37 weds actress Lindsay Price at the age of 36 at a private villa in Mallorca, Spain.
  • Princess Madeleine of Sweden at the age of 30 weds banker Christopher O'Neill at The Royal Palace Church in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • TV personality Kristin Cavallari at the age of 26 weds Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler at the age of 30 in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • TV personality Kristin Cavallari at the age of 26 weds Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler at the age of 30 in Nasvhille, Tennessee.
  • Paul Cellucci, American politician,69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, who died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 65.
  • John Boyd [Boyd Bradfield Upchurch], American sci-fi author (The Last Starship from Earth), who died at 93.




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