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Today in the World Countries

  • Ganatantra Diwas is being celebrated in Nepal
  • Late May Bank Holiday is being celebrated in Isle Of Man, Isle Of Man, Isle Of Man
  • Memorial Day is being celebrated in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Us Virgin Islands
  • National Heroes Day is being celebrated in Turks And Caicos Islands
  • Pentecost Monday is being celebrated in Hungary
  • Sovereign's Day is being celebrated in Belize
  • Spring Bank Holiday is being celebrated in Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey
  • Whit Monday is being celebrated in Andorra, Anguilla, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Benin, Benin, British Virgin Islands, Central African Republic, Dominica, Faroe Islands, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greenland, Grenada, Iceland, Ivory Coast, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, Montserrat, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Reunion, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Senegal, Solomon Islands, The Bahamas, Togo, Wallis And Futuna

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Amanda Rose, Entrepreneur, born in Sydney, Australia.
  • Peke Asmr, Twitch Star, born in Argentina.
  • Vlada Lutsak, Cosplayer, born in Russia.

On this day in 2022

  • US President Joe Biden visits site of Uvalde school massacre in Texas, as Justice Department announces a review into how law enforcement responded.
  • At least 79 people reported killed in heavy rains and landslides in the Brazilian northeastern province of Pernambuco, with 56 more missing.
  • Lester Piggott, English jockey (11 x British flat racing C'ship Jockey; record 9 x Epsom Derby; 30 x British Classic Race wins), who died at 86.
  • Lester Piggott, Horse Jockey.
  • Sidhu Moosewala, Pop Singer.

On this day in 2021

  • UEFA Champions League Final, Porto: Kai Havertz scores just before halftime to give Chelsea a 1-0 win over Manchester City in an all-English final; Blues'second CL title.
  • American singer B. J. Thomas died of lung cancer age 78. He scored hits with ‘Hooked on a Feeling’ (1968), ‘Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head’ (1969), ‘(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song’ (1975), ‘Don't Worry Baby’ (1977) and ‘Whatever Happened to Old-Fashioned Love’ (1983)..
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the age of 56 marries third wife Carrie Symonds at the age of 33 at Westminster Cathedral, London.
  • B.J. Thomas, American singer (" Raindrops Keep Fallin'On My Head" ; "Hooked On A Feeling" ; "Growing Pains Theme"), who died of lung cancer at 78.
  • Keith Mullings, American boxer (WBC and lineal light middleweight titles 1998), who died at 53.
  • Gavin MacLeod [Allan See], American actor (Mary Tyler Moore Show -" Murray" ; The Love Boat - "Captain Stubing"), who died at 90.

On this day in 2020

  • Célio Taveira, Brazilian soccer striker (3 caps; Vasco da Gama, Nacional, Corinthians), who died from COVID-19 pandemic at 79.
  • Curtis Cokes, American boxer (WBA/WBC world welterweight champion 1966-69), who died of heart failure at 82.
  • Ron Johnston, English geographer (electoral geography), who died at 79.
  • Roosevelt Taylor, American NFL safety (Pro Bowl 1963,68; First Team All-Pro 1963; Chicago Bears, SF 49ers, Washington Redskins), who died at 82.

On this day in 2019

  • 16 people charged for setting fire to and murdering a teenager who reported sexual harassment at an Islamic school in Feni, Bangladesh.
  • Tony Glover, the influential blues harmonica player who was a longtime peer of Bob Dylan and helped teach Mick Jagger how to play, died of natural causes age 79. He also worked as a writer and critic, contributing to magazines Crawdaddy and Cream, while also writing extensively for Rolling Stone between 1968 and 1973..
  • Tourist boat sinks after colliding with another boat on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, killing 28 people.
  • Transgender no longer classified as a mental health illness by the World Health Organization.
  • US Special Counsel Robert Mueller says charging President Donald Trump with a crime never an option as no legal means to charge a sitting president; and that his report does not exonerate the president.
  • US Special Counsel Robert Mueller says charging President Donald Trump with a crime was never an option as no legal means to charge a sitting president; and that his report does not exonerate the president.
  • World's smallest surviving baby, a girl, discharged from Sharp March Birch Hospital in San Diego after being born at 23 weeks weighing 8.6 ounces (245 grams).
  • British politician Boris Johnson ordered to appear in court over claims he lied to the public during Britain's Brexit campaign.
  • Israel's Knesset calls a snap election after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form a government.

On this day in 2018

  • Heatwave in Karachi, Pakistan, kills 65 as temperatures soar above 110 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns over an extramarital affair and illegal use of a donor list.
  • Death toll on Puerto Rico 70 times higher than official figure, likely 4,600 died from Hurricane Maria according to Harvard University study.
  • ABC TV network cancels TV comedy "Roseanne" after its star Roseanne Barr posts a racist tweet.
  • Starbucks closes more than 8,000 US stores early for racial bias training after two black men wrongly arrested in a store in April.
  • Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko fakes his own death with Ukrainian security services to foil an assassination plot.
  • Rosa Briceño, Venezuelan conductor, and educator, who died of leukemia at 61.
  • Ali Banat, Activist.

On this day in 2017

  • Tiger Woods is arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Jupiter, Florida.
  • Violent storm and high winds in Moscow, Russia leaves 13 dead.
  • Constantine Mitsotakis [Konstantinos Mitsotakis], Prime Minister of Greece (1990 –1993), who died at 98.
  • Manuel Noriega, Panamanian general and dictator (1983-89), who died at 83.
  • Manuel Noriega, Politician.

On this day in 2016

  • Indianapolis 500: American driver Alexander Rossi of Andretti Herta Autosport runs out of fuel on the final lap but coasts across line for the victory in 100th running of the race.
  • IPL Cricket Final, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs; David Warner 69 (38).
  • Senior PGA Championship Men's Golf, GC at Harbor Shores: Rocco Mediate wins his lone career major title by 3 strokes from Colin Montgomerie of Scotland.
  • Actor Topher Grace at the age of 37 weds actress and model Ashley Hinshaw in Santa Barbara, California.
  • American "That 70s Show" actor Topher Grace at the age of 37 weds American actress and model Ashley Hinshaw at the age of 27 in Santa Barbara, California.

On this day in 2015

  • Heat wave in India centered in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states is reported to have killed 1800 people in a week.
  • Heat wave in India centered in Telengana and Andhra Pradesh states is reported to have killed 1800 people in a week.
  • Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as the President of Nigeria.
  • Sepp Blatter is controversially elected to a fifth term as President of FIFA despite bribery scandals; resigns 5 days later.
  • Sepp Blatter is elected to a fifth term as president of FIFA.
  • Peter Cropper, British violinist (Lindsay Quartet,1965-2005), who died of a heart attack at 59.
  • Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch went up for sale with a price tag of $100m (£65m). Jackson bought the Santa Barbara development in 1987 for $19.5m but struggled to pay for it, until an investment company stepped in to help him save it from auction..
  • NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Tampa Bay Lightning beat New York Rangers,4 games to 3.
  • " Jurassic World", directed by Colin Trevorrow and starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard premieres in Paris.
  • Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty, Family Member, born in United Arab Emirates.
  • Peter Cropper, British violinist (Lindsay Quartet,1965-2005), who died of a heart attack at 59.
  • Tom Jones, Race Car Driver.
  • Young Pappy, Rapper.
  • Henry Carr, American athlete (2 Olympic gold 200m,4x400m relay 1964), who died at 72.
  • Betsy Palmer [Patricia Betsy Hrunek], American actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th), who died at 88.
  • Doris Hart, American tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles), who died at 89.

On this day in 2014

  • President Obama approves US military training of 'moderate'Syrian rebels to fight the regime of Bashar al-Assad and al Qaeda-linked groups.
  • NHL Eastern Conference Final: New York Rangers beat Montreal Canadians,4 games to 2.
  • Oliver Dallas, Family Member, born in Los Angeles, CA.
  • Stefans Grové, South African composer (Nonyana, The Ceremonial Dancer; Cyclops; Glimpses), who died at 91.
  • Karlheinz Böhm, Austrian actor, who died at 86.

On this day in 2013

  • Salomé Rodríguez Ospina, Instagram Star, born in Colombia.
  • Mulgrew Miller, American jazz pianist (Duke Ellington; Betty Carter; Artie Shaw; Art Blakely), composer, and educator (William Patterson University), who died of a stroke at 57.
  • Marvin Junior, American singer (the Dells - Oh What a Nite), who died at 77.
  • John Giddings, Race Car Driver.
  • Françoise Blanchard, French actress, who died at 58.




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