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Today in the World Countries

  • Benito Juarez's Birthday is being celebrated in Mexico
  • Independence Day is being celebrated in Tunisia
  • Novruz Holiday is being celebrated in Azerbaijan
  • Saint Joseph's Day is being celebrated in Colombia
  • World Frog Day is being celebrated in International

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping visits Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Moscow, the first between the two since Russia invaded Ukraine a year ago.

On this day in 2022

  • Intense fighting in Ukrainian city of Mariupol continues as Russian forces encircle the city, trapping 300,000 people.

On this day in 2021

  • Miami Beach imposes a state of emergency and a curfew as large crowds descend on the area for spring break.
  • Overseas spectators will not be allowed to attend the Tokyo Summer Olympics due to the pandemic Japanese organizers confirm.
  • Severe one-in-a-hundred-year flooding in Sydney and the surrounding state of New South Wales prompts evacuation orders.
  • Peter Lorimer, Scottish soccer midfielder (21 caps; Leeds United 526 games), who died at 74.
  • Peter Lorimer, Soccer Player.

On this day in 2020

  • Smoke from Australian bushfires killed more people than the fires - 417 vs 33 according to new study published in "Medical Journal of Australia".
  • India hangs four men for 2012 gang rape and murder of woman on a bus in New Delhi, country's first hanging since 2013.
  • After 20 years with the New England Patriots, six-time Super Bowl winning quarterback Tom Brady officially agrees to move to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a 2-year $50m guaranteed deal.
  • Borislav Stankovic, Serbian Basketball Hall of Fame administrator (International Basketball Federation secretary general 1976-2002), who died at 94.
  • Kenny Rogers, American singer-songwriter (The Gambler, Through the Years) and entrepreneur (Kenny Rogers Roasters), who died of natural causes at 81.
  • Kenny Rogers, Country Singer.
  • Pradip Kumar Banerjee, Soccer Player.

On this day in 2019

  • The Walt Disney Company acquires Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox entertainment business for $71 billion.
  • Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts calls the state's flooding "the most widespread destruction we have ever seen in our state's history".
  • Four men arrested in South Korea for secretly filming 1,600 hotel guests and selling the footage via a website.
  • Finland is the world's happiest country, South Sudan is world's least happy, according to annual World Happiness Report.
  • A woman who can smell Parkinson's disease has helped researchers identify molecules on the skin of people with the disease in Manchester, England.
  • Rylie Garcia, Family Member, born in Mexico.
  • Randy Jackson, American baseball third baseman (MLB All Star 1954,55; Chicago Cubs), who died of pneumonia at 93.
  • Randy Jackson, American MLB baseball third baseman,1950-59,2X All-Star (Chicago Cubs; Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodger; Cleveland Indians), who died of pneumonia at 93.

On this day in 2018

  • Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with US President Donald Trump at the White House.
  • Actress Cynthia Nixon announces she will run for New York Governor.
  • Ariel Bybee, American mezzo-soprano (Morman Tabernacle Choir; Metropolitan Opera,1977-95), who died at 75.
  • Bobby Mitchell, American golfer (US Masters runner-up 1972), who died of a heart attack at 75.
  • Bob Greeley, Race Car Driver.
  • Katie Boyle [Lady Sander Saunders], Italian born British actress and broadcaster (Eurovision), who died at 91.

On this day in 2017

  • Indian rivers Yamuna and the Ganges declared "living entities" by court in the state of Uttarakhand.
  • George Weinberg, American psychotherapist (coined "homophobia"), who died at 87.
  • Leticia Ramos-Shahani, Filipino Senator, lawmaker and womens rights activist who led the drafting of the international women’s bill of rights, who died of colon cancer at 87.
  • Brad Holman, Race Car Driver.
  • David Rockefeller, American CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank) and philanthropist, who died at 101.
  • Autumn Snyder, Family Member.

On this day in 2016

  • Barack Obama becomes the first US President to visit Cuba since 1928, arriving for a 3 day tour.
  • Anker Jørgensen, Danish politician, Prime Minister of Denmark (1972-3,75-82), who died at 93.
  • Peter Williams, British organist and musicologist, who died at 78.

On this day in 2015

  • Olivia Manzano Reyes, Instagram Star, born in Manila, Philippines.
  • Jim Berry, American cartoonist (Berry's World), who died at 83.
  • Malcolm Fraser, Australian Prime Minister (Liberal,1975-83), who died at 84.
  • Gregory Walcott, American actor (Plan 9 from Outer Space,87th Precinct), who died at 87.
  • A.J. Pero, American drummer (Twisted Sister - "We're Not Gonna Take It"), who died of a heart attack at 55.
  • Eva Burrows, Austrian Salvation Army officer,13th General of The Salvation Army, who died at 85.
  • Robert Kastenmeier, American politician (Rep-D-WI,1959-91), who died at 91.
  • Perro Aguayo, Jr., Mexican wrestler (CMLL), who died of cardiac arrest in the ring at 35.

On this day in 2014

  • Hilderaldo Bellini, Brazilian soccer defender (51 caps; Vasco da Gama, São Paulo), who died from complications from a heart attack at 83.

On this day in 2013

  • First Breakthrough Prizes, world's most generous science prize worth $3 million, awarded in Mathematics, Life Sciences and Physics established by Julia and Yuri Milner.
  • Pierre Deligne wins the 2013 Abel Prize in mathematics.
  • James Herbert, British horror writer, who died at 69.




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