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Today in the World Countries
- Ram Navami is being celebrated in India, Nepal
- Spiritual Baptist Liberation Day is being celebrated in Trinidad And Tobago
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Aries as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Lachlan Mitchell, TikTok Star, born in Australia.
On this day in 2022
- Bruce Willis announces he is stepping away from acting after a diagnosis of aphasia.
- Rock band Foo Fighters cancel their world tour after the unexpected death of their drummer Taylor Hawkins in Bogota, Colombia.
- State memorial service held for Australian cricketing great Shane Warne at Melbourne Cricket Ground, attended by 50,000.
- Tom Parker, Pop Singer.
- Yanick Étienne, Haitian singer (Roxy Music - "Avalon" ; Bryan Ferry), who died of cancer at 64.
On this day in 2021
- G. Gordon Liddy, American Watergate felon and radio host, who died at 90.
- G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate felon and radio host, who died at 90.
On this day in 2020
- International Olympic Committee announces postponed 2020 Summer Olympic Games will be held July 23-August 8 in 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- American soul singer Bill Withers died from heart complications aged 81. His hits include 'Just The Two Of Us', 'Lovely Day' and 'Use Me'. On 'Lovely Day', he set the record for the longest sustained note on a US chart hit, holding a high E for 18 seconds. His ballad 'Ain't No Sunshine', earned him his first Grammy award..
- Three out of four Americans now ordered to stay home due to COVID-19 pandemic as states of Virginia, Maryland, Arizona and Florida issue lockdowns.
- Russian city Moscow begins a city-wide lockdown after 4 hours notice due to COVID-19 pandemic.
- Bill Withers, American singer-songwriter and rhythm & blues musician (Ain't No Sunshine, Lean on Me), who died of heart complications at 81.
- Bill Withers, American singer-songwriter and rhythm & blues musician (" Ain't No Sunshine" ; "Lean on Me" ; "Just The Two Of Us"), who died of heart complications at 81.
- Bill Withers, Soul Singer.
- Frank Maloney, American football coach (Syracuse University 1974-1980), who died from brain cancer at 79.
On this day in 2019
- American singer songwriter Billy Adams died age 79. He wrote and recorded the mid-1950s rockabilly staple ‘Rock, Pretty Mama, ’ Other songs he recorded in the late ’50s include ‘You Heard Me Knocking, ’ ‘True Love Will Come Your Way’ and ‘You Gotta Have a Duck Tail.’.
- Pope Francis arrives in Rabat, Morocco, on his first-ever visit to the Magreb region of Northern Africa.
- Swedish gamer and YouTuber PewDiePie overtaken by Indian channel T-Series as YouTube channel with most subscribers (both on 92 million).
- Zuzana Caputova elected President of Slovakia, the country's first female head of state.
- Alex Jones, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2018
- Country singer songwriter Kacey Musgraves releases her fourth album "Golden Hour" (Grammy Album of the Year 2019).
- Palestinians begin a "Great March of Return",6 weeks of protests on the Gaza Strip demanding Palestinian refugees be allowed to return to Israel. 19 Palestinians killed,1,416 injured on the first day..
- Danny Letner, Race Car Driver.
- Bill Maynard [Walter Williams], English actor (Greengrass-Heartbeat) and comedian, who died at 89.
On this day in 2017
- Ed Sheeran was at No.1 on the US and UK album chart with his third studio album ÷ (pronounced ‘divide’). The album also topped the charts in 14 other countries. The album won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards..
- North Carolina repeals its controversial bathroom law that restricted transgender use.
- Ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested in corruption investigation.
- Venezuela Supreme Court takes over legislative powers of the National Assembly, opposition calls it a coup.
- Alessia Francesca Saccone-Joly, YouTube Star, born in London, England.
- Donald Harvey, American serial killer, healthcare worker who killed at least 37 patients, who died after being attacked in prison at 64.
- Rosalie “Rosie” Hamlin, American singer-songwriter (Rosie and The Originals – “Angel Baby”), who died at 71.
On this day in 2016
- Zayn Ali, Instagram Star, born in Canada.
- Ahil Sharma, Family Member, born in India.
- Comedian Rosie O'Donnell and marketing executive Kelli O'Donnell divorce after 3 years of marriage.
- Bram Beekman, Dutch organist, composer and teacher (Brabants Conservatory,1980-2012), who died at 66.
- Gianmaria Testa, Italian singer-songwriter, who died of cancer at 57.
- Howard Cable, Canadian conductor, arranger, and composer, who died at 95.
On this day in 2015
- Mike Mccurry, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2014
- Phuntsok Wangyal, Politician.
- Kate O'Mara, English actress (Dynasty) and writer, who died at 74.
On this day in 2013
- Kenya's Supreme Court declares Uhuru Kenyatta the rightful winner of the Kenyan presidential election.
- Music mogul Simon Fuller settled a copyright battle with TV network Fox over the US version of The X Factor. The British creator of Pop Idol and US version American Idol sued Fox and producers FremantleMedia, seeking a credit and fees from the US X Factor. The case followed a dispute between Fuller and Simon Cowell in 2004 over similarities between Fuller's American Idol and Cowell's UK show, The X Factor..
- North Korea declares it is at a state of war with South Korea.
- Uhuru Kenyatta is declared the rightful winner of the Kenyan presidential election by the Supreme Court.
- US music producer and pioneer of digital recording, Phil Ramone, died aged 79. Ramone was regarded as one of the most successful producers in history, winning 14 Grammy awards and working with stars such as Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Elton John and Paul McCartney. He produced the first major commercial release on CD, Billy Joel's 1982 album 52nd Street. Ramone had been in hospital for several weeks, where he was being treated for an aortic aneurysm..
- ER actor Mekhi Phifer at the age of 38 weds long time girlfriend Reshelet Barnes at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
- Bob Turley, American MLB pitcher,1951-63, (New York Yankees, and 3 other teams),3X All-Star, Cy Young and World Series MVP,1958, who died from liver cancer at 82.
- Bob Turley, American MLB pitcher, who died from liver cancer at 82.
- Phil Ramone [Rabinowitz], South-African born American music producer (co-founded A& R records), who died from an aortic aneurysm at 79.