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Today in the World Countries
- Independence Day is being celebrated in Lebanon
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Sagittarius as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Lily Curly, TikTok Star, born in Iceland.
On this day in 2022
- An out-of-control rebellion by terrorist groups in West Africa’s Sahel area is threatening the entire region, warns Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo at a security conference in Accra.
- UK's King Charles hosts his first state visit - welcoming South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at Buckingham Palace.
- " Hot in Cleveland" actress Valerie Bertinelli at the age of 62 divorces financial planner Tom Vitale due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage.
- Greg Bear, American sci-fi author (Eon, Eternity), who died following surgery at 71.
On this day in 2021
- Doug Jones, American baseball relief pitcher (5 x MLB All Star; Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies), who died from COVID-19 pandemic at 64.
- Sylvia Weinstock, Chef.
On this day in 2020
- 48th American Music Awards: Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, The Weeknd & Bad Bunny win.
- 24 year old Russian Daniil Medvedev wins ATP World Tour Finals tennis title beating Dominic Thiem of Austria 4-6,7-6 (7-2),6-4 in London.
- G20 virtual two-day summit ends with pledge to ensure affordable access to vaccines for all.
- Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gives Tigrayan forces 72 hours to surrender before the military begins offensive on regional capital of Mekelle.
- Maurice Setters, English soccer wing half (West Bromwich Albion, Manchester United, Stoke City) and manager (Doncaster Rovers), who died from Alzheimer's disease at 83.
- Ray Prosser, Welsh rugby union prop (22 caps Wales,1 British & Irish Lions; Pontypool) and coach (Pontypool RFC 1969-87), who died at 93.
- Doris de Agostini-Rossetti, Swiss alpine skier (Downhill World Cup 1982/1983), who died at 62.
On this day in 2019
- Pollstar published their list of the top touring artists of the 2010s in North America. U2 came in first with a gross of $1,038,104,132, followed by The The Rolling Stones ($929,196,083), Ed Sheeran ($922,361,663), Taylor Swift ($899,627,048) and Bon Jovi ($868,715,392)..
- Sacha Baron Cohen says if Facebook existed in the 1930s it would have run Hitler's ads on his "solution to the Jewish problem", in speech to Anti-Defamation League summit.
- Stephen Cleobury, British organist and music director (King's College - Cambridge,1982-2019), who died of cancer at 70.
- Gugu Liberato, TV Show Host.
- Antonio Augusto De Moraes Liberato, TV Show Host.
- Cecilia Seghizzi, Italian composer, who died at 111.
On this day in 2018
- Leaning Tower of Pisa's tilt reduced by 4 cm in 20 year project to stabilise it.
- Levy Nestor, YouTube Star, born in United States.
- Balcom Nestor, YouTube Star, born in United States.
- Imrat Khan, Indian sitar and surbahar player and composer, who died of a stroke at 83.
- Richard Philippe, Race Car Driver.
On this day in 2017
- Uber admits hackers stole personal information affecting 57 million people worldwide and paid $100,00 to keep quiet.
- Vanellope Wilkins, born with her heart outside her body, is first UK baby to survive birth and operations to reinsert her heart.
- Californian man Craig Coley pardoned for a double murder after serving 39 years by Governor Jerry Brown. Longest prison term to be overturned in the state..
- Ratko Mladic the "Butcher of Bosnia" is convicted of genocide and other atrocities during the Bosnian war and jailed for life in The Hague.
- John Hendricks, American lyricist and singer (Lambert, Hendricks & Ross), who died at 96.
- Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Russian operatic baritone, who died of brain cancer at 55.
On this day in 2016
- 'Vegas Golden Knights'is revealed as the Las Vegas NHL expansion team's name.
- US President Barack Obama posthumously awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to pioneering computer scientist and Navy Admiral Grace Hopper.
- The Hendersonville, Tennessee property where Johnny Cash and his wife June Carter Cash lived for most of their thirty five years of marriage was put up for sale by the current owner. The house was destroyed in a fire in 2007, but a one-bedroom apartment building, a tennis court, a swimming pool and a covered boat dock remained standing. The couple made their home there until their deaths in 2003..
- Ergi Dini, World Music Singer.
- Moeenuddin Ahmad Qureshi, Politician.
On this day in 2015
- 43rd American Music Awards: Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, One Direction & Luke Bryan win.
- Kyle Busch driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, wins Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida to claim his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
- In Argentine elections Mauricio Macri (PRO) wins a narrow election victory over his left-wing opponent.
- Serbian tennis star Novak Ðokovic makes it 4 straight season-ending ATP World Tour Finals tennis titles beating Roger Federer 6-3,6-4 in the final in London, England.
- Kim Young-sam, politician and activist - President of South Korea (1993-98), who died at 87.
- Kim Young-Sam, World Leader.
On this day in 2014
- Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona sets a new goal scoring record in La Liga of 253 goals.
- Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy, is shot dead by police in Cleveland, after brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground.
- Alvin Brehm, American musician and composer, who died at 89.
On this day in 2013
- Norwegian, Magnus Carlsen defeats Viswanathan Anand to win the 2013 World Chess Championship.
- Dion Tam, Family Member, born in Hong Kong, China.
- Dulcie Dornan, Family Member, born in Canada.
- Reg Simpson, English cricket batsman (27 Tests; best 156no v Australia 1951), who died at 93.
- Reg Simpson, English cricket batsman (27 Tests,4 x 100, HS 156no; Nottinghamshire CCC), who died at 93.