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Today in the World Countries
- Anguilla Day is being celebrated in Anguilla
- Indian Arrival Day is being celebrated in Trinidad And Tobago
- Statehood day is being celebrated in Croatia
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Gemini as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Luz De Luna, TikTok Star, born in El Salvador.
- Yg Pablo, Rapper, born in Belgium.
- Youkeyy, YouTube Star, born in Nigeria.
On this day in 2022
- European Union agrees to a plan to block two-thirds of Russian oil.
- Bob Talamini, American football guard (Super Bowl 1968 NY Jets; 3 × First-team All-AFL; 6 × AFL All-Star; Houston Oilers), who died at 83.
- Boris Pahor, Autobiographer.
On this day in 2021
- Indianapolis 500: Brazilian Hélio Castroneves wins his record 4th title in 2:37:19.3846; new record for fastest running of the race with average speed 190.690 mph.
- Tens of thousands of people march in Brazilian cities against President Jair Bonsonaro and his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Bryson Panton, Family Member, born in United States.
- Jason Dupasquier, Swiss motorcycle racer, who died of injuries incurred in Italian motorcycle Grand Prix at 19.
- Frank Navarro, American college football coach (Williams College, Columbia University, Princeton University), who died at 91.
On this day in 2020
- SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launches carrying the Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral to the International Space Station. First private company to launch astronauts into space..
- Record number of COVID-10 cases reported worldwide 134,064, driven by hot spots in Brazil, Peru, Egypt, South Africa and Bangladesh.
- Record number of COVID-19 pandemic cases reported worldwide 134,064, driven by hot spots in Brazil, Peru, Egypt, South Africa and Bangladesh.
- Record number of COVID-19 pandemic COVID-10 cases reported worldwide 134,064, driven by hot spots in Brazil, Peru, Egypt, South Africa and Bangladesh.
- [Nicolas] Michael Angelis, English actor (Thomas & Friends, Boys from the Black Stuff), who died of a heart attack at 76.
- Hassan Hosny, Movie Actor.
- Blake Fly, Instagram Star.
- Bobby Dimond, Australian rugby league winger (24 Tests; NSW, Western Suburbs), who died at 89.
- Bobby Morrow, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m,200m,4x100m relay 1956), who died at 84.
- Bob Hammond AM, Australian rules key defender (AFL Hall of Fame; North Adelaide; SA) and coach (Sydney Swans 1984), who died from Parkinson's disease at 78.
On this day in 2019
- Austria appoints its first female chancellor Brigitte Bierle to head caretaker government after fall of the coalition government.
- Narendra Modi sworn in for a second term as Indian Prime Minister in New Delhi with 8,000 guests at largest-ever gathering at the Presidential Palace.
- Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signs new anti-abortion, making it the fifth southern US state to ban abortion when fetal heartbeat detected.
- Two new studies find eating processed foods leads to an early death and ill health published in "British Medical Journal".
- Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault and abuse in Chicago.
- Singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor Leon Redbone died age 69. Redbone rose to fame in the '70s folk scene when Bob Dylan sought him out at a Canadian music festival. He later performed in several TV commercials, including Budweiser beer, in which he lay on a surfboard singing "This Bud's for You.".
- Thad Cochran, American politician (U.S. Senator from Mississippi), who died at 81.
- Leon Redbone [Dickran Gobalian], American blues and jazz musician (" Seduced" ; Theme to Mr. Belvedere), who died at 69.
- Leon Redbone [Dickran Gobalian], American blues and jazz musician (Seduced, Theme to Mr. Belvedere), who died at 69.
- Leon Redbone, Jazz Singer.
- Frank Lucas, American drug kingpin (fictionalised in 2007 film "American Gangster"), who died at 88.
On this day in 2018
- Wayne Lambeth, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2017
- South Korean President Moon Jae-in orders a probe into additional launchers for the U.S. THAAD anti-missile system.
- Large suicide bomb in the diplomatic quarter of Kabul, Afghanistan kills more than 150 and injures 400.
- Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John reveals her breast cancer has returned after 25 years.
- Bomb outside government pension office in Baghdad kills 14, injures 34, Islamic State claim respnsibility.
- Car bomb outside ice cream shop in Baghdad kills 17, Islamic State claim responsibility.
- Elena Verdugo, American actress (Little Giant, Cavalier of the West), who died at 92.
On this day in 2016
- Former Chad dictator Hissène Habré convicted of crimes against humanity by the Extraordinary African chambers,1st ex-head of state convicted of the charge.
- Germany's highest court ruled in favour of a hip-hop artist who used a two-second sample of music from the pioneering electro-pop band Kraftwerk.Kraftwerk's Ralf Hutter sued Moses Pelham, alleging that his use of the clip, without asking, infringed the band's intellectual property rights.But the German Constitutional Court decided that the impact on Kraftwerk did not outweigh "artistic freedom"..
- Rick MacLeish, Canadian ice hockey center (Stanley Cup 1974,75; Philadelphia Flyers; NHL All Star 1977,78), who died of meningitis at 66.
On this day in 2015
- NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Blackhawks beat Anaheim Ducks,4 games to 3.
- Namibia defeat Mozambique 2-0 to win the 2015 COSAFA Cup.
- Jeremy Brown, guitarist for Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, died of unknown causes at the age of 34. Brown began playing with the Stone Temple Pilots singer in 2008..
- FC Barcelona defeat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 in the 2014–15 Copa del Rey final.
- English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London (89,283): Arsenal beats Aston Villa,4-0; Gunners'12th title.
- Enrique Iglesias's sliced his fingers open when he tried to grab a drone camera, which was taking pictures of the audience, at a concert in Tijuana, Mexico. He was "semi-treated" at the side of the stage to stop the bleeding, and was advised to end the show..
- Alistair Cook becomes the leading run scorer of all time in test cricket for England.
- Actor Eric Balfour at the age of 38 weds fashion designer Erin Chiamulon at the age of 31 in Pacific Palisades, California.
- Azmat Rana, Pakistan cricket batsman (1 Test, top score 49; 2 ODIs), who died at 63.
- Beau Biden, Politician.
- Joseph [Beau] Biden III, American politician and son of Vice President Joe Biden, who died of cancer at 47.
- L. Tom Perry, American religious leader (LDS apostle), who died at 92.
On this day in 2014
- Seth MacFarlane's "A Million Ways to Die in the West" is released to theatres, MacFarlane's first live-action role on the big screen.
- Former military chief al-Sisi wins 93 percent of the vote in Egypt's presidential election.
- Aretha Franklin received an honorary degree from Harvard University. The Soul legend became an honorary doctor of arts at the Harvard ceremony, which came a year after she was forced to cancel a string of concerts due to ill health..
- Bill Smith, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2013
- A new museum dedicated to the life of Johnny Cash staged its official opening. The museum in Nashville, Tennessee, was set up by wife and husband team Shannon and Bill Miller and features the largest and most comprehensive collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world..
- Elliot del Borgo, American music educator (SUNY/Crane School of Music,1966-95) and composer (1980 Winter Olympics), who died at 74.
- Rodney Crick, Race Car Driver.
- Vina Mazumdar, Civil Rights Leader.