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Today in the World Countries
- Bon Om Touk (Day3) is being celebrated in Cambodia
- Flag and Independence Day is being celebrated in Albania
- Independence Day is being celebrated in Mauritania, Timor Leste
- Independence Day from Spain is being celebrated in Panama
- Republic Day is being celebrated in Chad
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Sagittarius as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Suhaila Zein, Family Member, born in Maracay, Venezuela.
On this day in 2022
- 50 million birds killed in record-breaking outbreak of avian flu across the US according to Department of Agriculture, amid similar outbreaks elsewhere around the world.
- Clarence Gilyard Jr, American actor (Walker, Texas Ranger - "Trivette" ; Matlock,1989-93 - "Conrad" ; Die Hard), and educator, who died at 66.
On this day in 2021
- Barbados becomes a Republic, removing Queen Elizabeth II as head of state in a ceremony with Sandra Mason sworn in as the first President, with Rihanna declared a national hero.
- Honduras presidential elections: Xiomara Castro elected country's female president (declared 2 Dec).
- Honduras presidential elections: Xiomara Castro elected country's first female president (declared 2 Dec).
- Lee Elder, American golfer (first African-American to play in the US Masters; 4 PGA Tour titles), who died at 87.
- Mustafa Cengiz, Business Executive.
- Mustafa Cengiz, Turkish businessman and sports administrator (president Galatasaray S.K. 2018-21), who died from cancer at 71.
- Carrie Meek, American politician (Rep-D-Florida 1993-2003), who died at 95.
- Arlene Dahl, Movie Actress.
- François Moncla, French rugby union flanker (31 Tests; Racing 92, Section Paloise), who died at 89.
- Frank Williams, British businessman, racing team owner (Principal Williams Formula 1 team 1977-2020; 9 x F1 Constructors'C'ships,7 x Drivers'C'ships), who died at 79.
- Frank Williams, Race Car Driver.
- Norodom Ranariddh, Politician.
- Virgil Abloh, Fashion Designer.
On this day in 2020
- Joe Biden injures his foot playing with his dog Major.
- Thousands of farmers begin entering Delhi to protest proposed agriculture reforms.
- At least 110 people killed in attack on Koshobe village in north-east Nigeria by Boko Haram jihadist group.
- Dave Prowse, English actor (Darth Vader), who died of COVID-19 pandemic at 85.
- David Prowse, Bodybuilder.
- Vítor Oliveira, Portuguese soccer midfielder (Braga, Portimonense) and manager (won 11 promotions to Primeira Liga,6 as champion), who died from a heart attack at 67.
On this day in 2019
- Zimbabwe on the brink of man-made starvation according to the UN.
- European parliament declares a climate emergency.
- Mosconi Cup nine-ball pool, Las Vegas, Nevada: US retains trophy with an 11-8 win over Europe; MVP: Skyler Woodward (USA).
- Iraqi security forces open fire on protesters killing at least 25 in Nasiriya a day after the Iranian embassy in Najais is burnt down.
- Robert Morris, Sculptor.
On this day in 2018
- French director Luc Besson accused of sexual harassment by five more women, adding to four already made public.
- Australian state Queensland raises its fire warning to "catastrophic" for the first time as 130 fires burn.
- Salomé Feria Valcárcel, Instagram Star, born in Medellin, Colombia.
- Quentin Tarantino at the age of 55 marries singer and model Danielle Pick at the age of 35 in Los Angeles, California.
- Robert Morris, American sculptor and painter, who died of pneumonia at 87.
- Thomas J.J. Altizer, US Radical theologian (God is Dead), who died at 91.
On this day in 2017
- Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in for a second term as president of Kenya.
- India's Supreme Court rejects appeal to block global release of controversial film "Padmavati".
- Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress and singer Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs), who died from respiratory failure at 86.
- Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress (" Al Maraa Al Maghoula" (The Unknown Woman)), and singer (" Ya Habibti Ya Masr" (Oh Egypt, My Love)), who died from respiratory failure at 86.
- Shadia, Movie Actress.
On this day in 2016
- " Hamilton" sets new record for most money earned in a week on Broadway - $3.3 million.
- Plane carrying Brazilian Chapecoense fooball team crashes near Medellin, Colombia killing 71 players and journalists.
- Plane carrying Brazilian Chapecoense football team crashes near Medellin, Colombia killing 71 players and journalists.
- Musical "Hamilton" starring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Ramos sets new record for most money earned in a week on Broadway - $3.3 million.
- New Zealand born Ray Columbus, singer and songwriter, television host, music manager and entertainer died aged 74. He was the lead singer of Ray Columbus & the Invaders, who scored the 1964 hit was 'She's A Mod', a No.1 hit in Australia, the first song from a New Zealand group to reach the top of the charts in another country. During the 60s, Columbus toured with The Rolling Stones, Roy Orbison and The Newbeats..
- Mark Taimanov, Chess Player.
- Mark Taimanov, Russian pianist, who died at 90.
- Allan Zavod, Australian classical and jazz pianist and composer, who died of brain cancer at 71.
- Grant Tinker, American TV executive (Chairman of NBC), who died at 90.
- Van Williams, American actor (Green Hornet, Tycoon), who died at 82.
- William A. Christenberry, American photographer and artist, who died at 80.
On this day in 2015
- British boxer Tyson Fury beats Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision to win WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO, The Ring magazine and lineal heavyweight titles in Düsseldorf, Germany; ends Klitschko's 9 year reign as champion.
- Jamie Vardy scores for Leicester City in a 1-1 draw against Manchester United at the King Power Stadium; EPL record 11th consecutive game in which Vardy scores.
- Actor Kelvin Fletcher at the age of 31 weds actress Elizabeth Marsland at the age of 32 in London.
- Janez Strnad, Slovenian physicist, and author (We Are Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made Of), who died at 81.
- Luc Bondy, Swiss theatre and opera director, who died of cancer at 67.
- Marjorie Lord [Wollenberg], American actress (Make Room for Daddy, Sherlock Holmes in Washington), who died of natural causes at 97.
- Olene Walker, American politician (R),1st female Governor of Utah (2003-2005), who died at 85.
On this day in 2014
- Chespirito, Screenwriter.
On this day in 2013
- It was reported that George Harrison's sister was living in a pre-fabricated home and "struggling for money"since her allowance from The Beatles star's estate was cut off about a year after he died. 82-year-old Louise Harrison admitted that she had no access to her brother's multi-million dollar fortune and was cash-poor living in rural Missouri. She never challenged her brother's estate, adding "I don't care about the money, it's been over ten years and I haven't made any ripples.".
- Mitja Ribicic, Yugoslavian Prime Minister, who died at 94.