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Today in the World Countries
- Bon Om Touk (Day2) is being celebrated in Cambodia
- Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone(Day2) is being celebrated in Myanmar
- Guru Nanak Jayanti (Sikhs) is being celebrated in Nepal
- Guru Nanak's Birthday is being celebrated in India
- That Luang Festival is being celebrated in Laos
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Sagittarius as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
On this day in 2022
- Albanian President Bajram Begaj grants citizenship to pop star Dua Lipa for promoting the country through her international fame and her musical talents.
- Gábor Csapó, Hungarian water polo player (Olympic gold 1976, bronze 1980; World C'ship gold 1973), who died from respiratory failure at 72.
- Yoichi Sai, Film Producer.
On this day in 2021
- Jack Dorsey announces he is stepping down as CEO of Twitter, to be replaced by Parag Agrawal.
- Eddie Mekka [Mekjian], American stage and screen singer and actor (Laverne & Shirley - "Carmine - The Big Ragu"), who died at 69.
- Curley Culp, American Pro Football HOF defensive tackle (6 × Pro Bowl; First-team All-Pro 1975; NFL Defensive Player of the Year 1975; KC Chiefs, Houston Oilers), who died from pancreatic cancer at 75.
- Curley Culp, American Pro Football HOF defensive tackle (6X Pro Bowl; First-team All-Pro 1975; NFL Defensive Player of the Year 1975; KC Chiefs, Houston Oilers), who died from pancreatic cancer at 75.
- Tor Eckhoff, YouTube Star.
On this day in 2020
- Iran's most senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated outside Tehran, escalating tensions in the region.
- Kevin Burnham, American sailor (Olympic gold 470 class 2004; silver 470 1992), who died from pulmonary disease at 63.
On this day in 2019
- Ghana celebrates the "year of return" marking 300 years since 1st African slave sold in America, by granting 125 people citizenship in special ceremony.
- US President Donald Trump signs two bills backing Hong Kong protesters, which check the territories autonomy and ban the sale of munitions to Hong Kong police, angering China.
- Godfrey Gao, Model.
On this day in 2018
- Explosion near chemical company in Hebei Province, Northern China kills at least 23, injuring 22.
- Convicted US murderer Samuel Little confirmed connected to 90 more murders of women after confessing details.
- US accuses Nicaragua's Vice-President Rosario Murillo, wife of President Daniel Ortega of human rights abuses and imposes sanctions.
- Kirah Rush, Family Member, born in Canada.
- Stephen Hillenburg, American animator and cartoonist (SpongeBob SquarePants), who died of ALS syndrome at 51.
On this day in 2017
- North Korean ghost ship washes up Akita prefecture beach, Japan with 8 skeletons on board,4th boat in a month.
- Pope Francis begins a three-day trip to Myanmar, amid the Rohingya refugee crisis.
- Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement.
- Bangkok Fire and Rescue Department confirm it has had 31,801 call outs to deal with snakes this year.
- Freight trains kills more than 100 reindeer over three days in Norway.
- 8 Donkeys freed from jail after 4 days in Orai, Uttar Pradesh, India for eating plants.
- Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Opera Singer.
- Bob Seidemann, American photographer and album cover artist (Blind Faith; Jerry Garcia), who died at 75.
- Robert Lee "Pops" Popwell, American jazz-funk bass guitarist, who died at 66.
On this day in 2016
- CFL Grey Cup, BMO Field, Toronto: Ottawa Redblacks upset the heavily favoured Calgary Stampeders,39–33 in overtime to win a championship in just their 3rd season of existence.
- German Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg clinches his only F1 World Driver's Championship with victory in season ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix; wins title by 5 points from team mate Lewis Hamilton.
- German Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg clinches his only F1 World Driver's Championship with victory in season ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix; wins title by 5 points from teammate Lewis Hamilton.
On this day in 2015
- Robert Lewis Dear (57) shots 3 dead and wounds 9 at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
- " Holy grail" of shipwrecks the San Jose, sunk 1708, is confirmed found by an international team off the coast of Colombia.
- Gwyn Jones Francis, Welsh UK Forestry commissioner, who died at 85.
On this day in 2014
- Stephanie Gilmore wins her 6th women's world surfing title.
- Cricketer Phillip Hughes dies two days after being struck on the head by a bouncer.
- Taylor Swift was at No.1 on the US album chart with her fifth studio album 1989. The total US sales figure from the debut week of 1989 was the highest of any album since 2002 and 1989 became the best-selling album of 2014 in the US. The album has now sold over 9 million copies worldwide..
- P. D. James [Phyllis Dorothy], Baroness James of Holland Park, English crime and mystery writer (Cover Her Face, Death in Holy Orders), who died at 94.
- Phillip Hughes, Australian cricketer, who died in a coma after being hit by cricket ball 2 days earlier at 25.
- Phillip Hughes, Cricket Player.
On this day in 2013
- " Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released.
- Greece becomes the first developed market to be demoted into an emerging market by the MSCI index.
- Tiger Woods is named PGA Tour's Player of the Year for the 11th time.
- American "That 70s Show" actor Ashton Kutcher at the age of 35 divorces actress Demi Moore at the age of 51 due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage.
- Actor Ashton Kutcher at the age of 35 divorces actress Demi Moore at the age of 51 due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage.
- Charles Collins, Race Car Driver.
- Lewis Collins, British actor, who died from cancer at 67.
- Nilton Santos, Brazilian footballer, who died from a lung infection at 88.