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Today in the World Countries

  • Cyprus Independence Day is being celebrated in Cyprus
  • Day of teachers and educators is being celebrated in Uzbekistan
  • Independence Day is being celebrated in Palau
  • International Music Day is being celebrated in International
  • National Day is being celebrated in China, Hong Kong, Macau
  • Revolution Day is being celebrated in Algeria
  • Tuvalu Day is being celebrated in Tuvalu
  • World Ballet Day is being celebrated in International

Today in Astrology

  • People born on this day are Libra as their zodiac sign.

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Claudius Charles, Makeup Artist, born in Indonesia.
  • Zabenaff, TikTok Star, born in Kazakhstan.

On this day in 2022

  • Stampede at Indonesian soccer stadium kills 131 people in Malang city, East Java, started after police fire teargas at rioters in the crowd.
  • Antonio Inoki, Wrestler.
  • Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, Japanese pro wrestler (12 x world champion; NJPW/JWA), promoter, and politician (House of Councillors,1989-95 & 2013-19), who died at 79.

On this day in 2021

  • Global COVID-19 pandemic death toll of recorded cases passes 5 million as the Delta variant continues to surge around the world.
  • US COVID-19 pandemic death toll passes 700,000, with daily deaths averaging 1,900 a day.
  • Rock singer David Lee Roth announces his retirement will follow a five-concert residency in Las Vegas in January 2022.
  • Fred Hill, English soccer forward (2 caps; Bolton Wanderers 375 games), who died at 81.
  • Earle Wells, New Zealand sailor (Olympic gold Flying Dutchman 1964), who died at 87.

On this day in 2020

  • US White House aide Hope Hicks tests positive for COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Zef Eisenberg, British ultra-speed racer (world's fastest motorbike on sand 201.5mph; fastest wheel powered vehicle 210.33mph) and founder Maximuscle, who died in car speed record crash at 47.
  • Derek Mahon, Irish poet (A Disused Shed in Co Wexford), who died at 78.
  • Derek Mahon, Poet.

On this day in 2019

  • China celebrates 70th anniversary of Communism with military parade in Beijing with 15,000 soldiers.
  • China celebrates 70th anniversary of Communism with military parade of 15,000 soldiers in Beijing.
  • Former Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger found guilty of murdering her black neighbor in his apartment in landmark case on use of police force and racial bias.
  • Indian government bans the export of onions, an important food staple to control prices, causing shortages in Bangladesh and Nepal.
  • Law allowing teachers to carry guns in schools comes into effect in US state of Florida.
  • Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex sue British newspaper The Mail on Sunday claiming it published her private letter.
  • Political crisis in Peru as President Martín Vizcarra dissolves Congress over its refusal to support his anti-corruption reforms.
  • Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack.
  • US Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack.
  • Peter Sissons, British newsreader (BBC, ITV, Question Time), who died at 77.
  • Karel Gott, Czech singer 'Sinatra of the East', who died at 80.
  • Karel Gott, Pop Singer.
  • Beverly "Guitar" Watkins, American blues guitarist, and singer, who died of a heart attack at 80.
  • Bob Weatherly, Race Car Driver.

On this day in 2018

  • More than 80,000 American died of the flu during 2017-2018 winter, highest in ten years, according to US heath officials.
  • French photographer Jean-Claude Arnault, at the center of a Nobel prize sexual assault scandal, sentenced to two years in prison for rape.
  • The United States, Mexico and Canada agree a new trade deal to replace NAFTA.
  • New trade deal announced between United States, Canada and Mexico (USMCA), replacing NAFTA.
  • Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology awarded to James Allison and Tasuku Honjo for cancer treatment innovations.
  • Graciano Rocchigiani, Boxer.
  • Charles Aznavour [Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian], French-Armenian singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum), who died at 94.
  • Charles Aznavour [Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian], French-Armenian singer-songwriter (" She" ; "Monsieur Carnavel" ; "Tin Drum"), who died at 94.

On this day in 2017

  • Former NFL sta O.J. Simpson is released from Nevada's Lovelock Prison after less than 9 years of detention of his 33 year sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping.
  • Former NFL star O.J. Simpson is released from Nevada's Lovelock Prison after less than 9 years of detention of his 33 year sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping.
  • Presidents Cup Golf, Liberty National GC: Dustin Johnson stars with 4.5 points as US routs International team,19-11; 7th straight American victory.
  • Stephen Paddock shoots dead 58 people, injuring 489, at a concert in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in American history.
  • Ray Ratcliff, Race Car Driver.
  • Samuel I Newhouse Jr., American magazine publisher (Parade, Vogue, Vanity Fair), who died at 89.
  • G.G., Instagram Star.
  • Arthur "Art" Janov, American psychologist and psychotherapist notable for creating primal therapy (The Primal Scream), who died of natural causes at 93.

On this day in 2016

  • TV host Louise Roe at the age of 33 weds Mackenzie Hunkin at the historic Eton College Chapel in Windsor, England.
  • Daphne Odjig, Painter.
  • Edda Heiðrún Backman, Icelandic stage and screen actress, singer, theater director, and painter, who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at 58.
  • Jagoda Kaloper, Movie Actress.

On this day in 2015

  • Mudslide on the outskirts of Guatemala City leaves at least 131 dead and 300 missing.
  • Cargo ship El Faro goes missing with 33 crew during Hurricane Joaquin near the Bahamas.
  • A gunman kills 8 students and a teacher at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.
  • NY Yankees record the 10,000th win in their illustrious history, and also clinch wild card slot; beat the Red Sox,4-1, at a rainy New Yankee Stadium; NY bullpen ties MLB record with their 589th victim of the season.
  • Caleb Logan Leblanc, YouTube Star.
  • Don Edwards, American politician and civil rights champion (Rep-D-CA,1963-94), who died at 100.

On this day in 2014

  • 41 children are killed by a suicide bombing on the Akrameh al-Makhzumi school in Homs, Syria.
  • Actress Scarlett Johansson at the age of 30 weds advertising agency owner Romain Dauriac in Philipsburg, Montana.
  • Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), who died from a brain hemorrhage at 66.

On this day in 2013

  • A partial United States federal government shutdown occurs as a result of political disagreements over operational spending.
  • Tom Clancy, American author (Rainbow Six, The Hunt for Red October), who died aged 66.




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