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Today in the World Countries
- All Saints Day is being celebrated in Austria, Croatia, France, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain
- All Saints' Day is being celebrated in Andorra, Belgium, Benin, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, French Polynesia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, New Caledonia, Peru, Philippines, Reunion, Saint Barthelemy, Senegal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Timor Leste, Togo, Vatican City, Wallis And Futuna
- All Saints' Day (BF) is being celebrated in Bosnia And Herzegovina
- All Saints Day (BW, BY, NW, RP, SL) is being celebrated in Germany
- Coronation of His Majesty the King is being celebrated in Bhutan
- Liberty Day is being celebrated in Us Virgin Islands
- National Awakeners Day is being celebrated in Bulgaria
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Scorpio as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Jinky Cubillan-Anderson, Comedian, born in Philippines.
- Kurmangaliyeva Aida, Instagram Star, born in Kazakhstan.
On this day in 2022
- Fifth Israeli election held in under four years won by Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party, defeating sitting Prime Minister Yair Lapid.
- Dida, elephant "Queen" of Tsavo East National Park, Kenya, who died of natural causes aged about 65.
- Takeoff, Rapper.
On this day in 2021
- Novavax COVID-19 pandemic vaccine receives its first emergency use authorization in Indonesia. The first protein-based covid vaccine..
- Global death toll from COVID-19 pandemic passes 5 million according to Johns Hopkins, with estimates the true toll is at least twice as high.
- Aaron Beck, American psychiatrist (father of cognitive behavioural therapy), who died at 100.
- Aaron T. Beck, Teacher.
- Alan Igglesden, English cricket fast bowler (3 Tests,6 wickets; 4 ODIs; Kent CCC), who died from complications of a brain tumour at 57.
- Nelson Freire, Brazilian classical pianist, who died at 77.
- Nelson Freire, Pianist.
- Pat Martino [Azzara], American jazz guitarist (DownBeat Guitar Player of the Year,2004), who died of chronic respiratory disorder at 77.
On this day in 2020
- Slovakia completes testing two-thirds of its population for COVID-19 pandemic using quick antigen tests,1.06% test positive out of 3.625 million.
- Super typhoon Goni makes landfall on Catanduanes island, Philippines, leaving at least 16 dead and 370,000 people displaced.
- Gunmen kill at least 32 people, set fire to homes in Oromia state, Ethiopia, in attack blamed on rebel Oromo Liberation Army.
- Magda Rodríguez, TV Producer.
- Billy Tubbs, American college basketball coach (Southwestern Uni, Lamar Uni, Uni of Oklahoma, Texas Christian Uni), who died from leukemia at 85.
- Eddie Hassell, TV Actor.
On this day in 2019
- Breeders'Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 1 winners: Four Wheel Drive, Structor, British Idiom, Sharing, Storm the Court.
- Former Texan congressman Beto O'Rourke ends his presidential campaign.
- Joe Masessa, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2018
- Google employees stage mass walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment.
- Ground assault mounted on Yemeni port city of Hudaydah by Saudi-backed government forces.
- Palau becomes the first country to ban sunscreen and its chemicals which bleach coral reefs.
- 20 year old Russian Evgeni Malkin scores in the 1st period to become the first NHL player in 89 years with goals in his first 6 games as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Kings,4-3 in Los Angeles.
- Paul Zimmerman, Journalist.
- Amal Hussain, Yemeni famine victim who raised world's awareness, who died aged 7.
On this day in 2017
- Boiler explosion at a NTPC government-run coal-fired power plant in Rae Bareli, India, kills 29.
- Baseball World Series: Houston Astros win their first ever title; beat LA Dodgers,5-1 in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium; MVP: Astros outfielder George Springer III.
- Houston Astros win their first Baseball World Series; beat LA Dodgers,5-1 in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium; Astros outfielder George Springer III MVP.
- World Series Baseball: Houston Astros win their first ever title; beat LA Dodgers,5-1 in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium; MVP: Astros outfielder George Springer III.
- UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon resigns due to his behavior towards women, part of wider scandal of sexual harassment by UK politicians.
- Katie Lee, American folk singer, environmentalist and author (Colorado River Songs), who died at 98.
- Ray Robinson, American magazine editor and biographer (Lou Gehrig), who died of a stroke at 96.
- Hannah Stone, YouNow Star.
- Ernie Pieterse, Race Car Driver.
- Cem Korkmaz, YouTube Star.
On this day in 2016
- (Martin) "Bap" Kennedy, Irish singer-songwriter (" Moonlight Kiss" ; "Sailor's Revenge"), who died of pancreatic cancer at 54.
- Mel Larson, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2015
- Kansas City Royals win their first Baseball World Series since 1985; rally in the 9th and then break away in 12th to beat Mets,7-2 in Game 5 in NYC; Royals catcher Salvador Perez Series MVP.
- Baseball World Series: KC Royals win first title since 1985; rally in 9th and break away in 12th to beat NY Mets,7-2 in Game 5 in NYC; MVP: Royals catcher Salvador Perez.
- New York City Marathon: Stanley Biwott of Kenya takes men's division in 2:10:34; compatriot and defending women's champion Mary Keitany wins easily in 2:24:25.
- World Series Baseball: Kansas City Royals win their first title since 1985; rally in 9th and break away in 12th to beat Mets,7-2 in Game 5 in NYC; MVP: Royals catcher Salvador Perez.
- Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet's Davutoglus Justice and Development Party regains its parliamentary majority in a surprise result.
- Fred Thompson, Lawyer.
- Fred Thompson, US senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire), who died at 73.
On this day in 2014
- Australian A-League soccer club Western Sydney Wanderers draw 0-0 with Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh to win the AFC Champions League,1-0 on aggregate.
- Breeders'Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 2 winners: Take Charge Brandi, Dayatthespa, Judy The Beauty, Bobby's Kitten, Texas Red, Main Sequence, Work All Week, Karakontie, Bayern.
- Aaisyah Dhia Rana, Reality Star, born in Malaysia.
- Counting star Jessa Duggar weds Ben Seewald at the First Baptist Church in Bentonville, Arkansas.
- Counting star Jessa Duggar weds Ben Seewald at the First Baptist Church in Bentonville, Ark.
- Jackie Fairweather, Australian triathlete (ITU World Championships gold 1996), commits suicide at 46.
- Wayne Static [Wells], American musician (Static-X), who died at 48.
On this day in 2013
- Breeders'Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 1 winners: London Bridge, Outstrip, Goldencents, Chriselliam, Beholder.