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Today in the World Countries

  • National Independence Day is being celebrated in Azerbaijan

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Dr. César Lozano, Doctor, born in Monterrey, Mexico.
  • Mariana Machado, Blogger, born in Portugal.

On this day in 2022

  • American cellist Yo-Yo Ma is awarded the fifth $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize.
  • The Girl Scouts of the USA announces receipt of donations totaling $84.5 million from American philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
  • Ole Ellefsæter, Norwegian cross-country skier (Olympic gold 50km & 4×10km relay 1968; World C'ship gold 4×10km relay 1966), who died from cardiac arrest at 83.

On this day in 2021

  • Marvel film "Eternals" directed by Chloé Zhao, starring an ensemble cast including Gemma Chan, Richard Madden and Angelina Jolie premieres in Los Angeles.
  • Flash foods and heavy rain in northern Indian state of Uttarakhand and Nepal kill over 100 people after 328mm falls in 24 hrs.
  • Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso declares 60-day state of emergency in response to a violent crime wave caused by power struggle between drug cartels.
  • Edita Gruberová, Slovak operatic soprano, who died at 74.
  • Colin Powell, American General and 1st Black US Secretary of State (2001-05), who died from complications of COVID-19 pandemic, blood cancer, and Parkinson's disease at 84.
  • Colin Powell, Politician.
  • Bandula Warnapura, Sri Lankan cricket batsman (4 Tests; first SL Test captain; 12 ODIs; Bloomfield CC), who died at 68.
  • Franco Cerri, Guitarist.
  • Sean Wainui, Rugby Player.

On this day in 2020

  • Bolivia elects Luis Arce President and his party, Movement for Socialism back into government.
  • Jill Paton Walsh, English writer (Peter Wimsey series, Knowledge of Angels), who died at 83.
  • Sid Hartman, American sports journalist (Minneapolis Star Tribune; WCCO 830 AM), who died at 100.

On this day in 2019

  • 1st all-female spacewalk by NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir outside the International Space Station.
  • Elbow went to No.1 on the UK chart with their eighth studio album Giants of All Sizes, becoming the band's third consecutive chart-topping studio album..

On this day in 2018

  • Randolph Hokanson, American concert pianist and teacher (University of Washington,1949-84), who died at 103.

On this day in 2017

  • 19th Chinese Communist Party congress opens in Beijing with President Xi Jinping delivering 3hr 23min speech heralding “new era”.
  • US congresswoman Frederica Wilson says President Donald Trump said to bereaved army family of Sgt. La David Johnson "He knew what he was signing up for, but I guess it hurts anyway".

On this day in 2016

  • US White Houses says it is "confident" Russia behind recent email hacking and attemps to influence US election.
  • US White Houses says it is "confident" Russia behind recent email hacking and attempts to influence US election.
  • Haven Garza, TikTok Star, born in Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Marlow Wright, Family Member, born in Australia.
  • Koti Garza, TikTok Star, born in Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Anthony Addabbo, American actor (Jason-Generations), who died at 56.

On this day in 2015

  • Levi Morales, YouTube Star, born in Montana.
  • Ken Klutzz, Race Car Driver.

On this day in 2014

  • " Glee" TV star Matthew Morrison at the age of 35 weds Renee Puente at a private home on the island of Maui.
  • " The Vampire Diaries" actress Candice Accola at the age of 27 weds "The Fray" guitarist Joe King at the age of 34 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Joanne Borgella, American plus-sized model and singer, who died of cancer at 32.
  • Edward Regan, American Republican politician and Comptroller of New York (1979-93), who died at 84.

On this day in 2013

  • Paul McCartney gave an impromptu gig in Covent Garden, London to a crowd of more than 2,000 fans during the lunchtime rush. McCartney's latest solo album 'New' was released in the same week..
  • MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles Dodgers,4 games to 2.
  • Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to turn down a seat on the UN Security Council in protest over Syria.
  • Emily Tube, YouTube Star, born in England.
  • Allan Stanley, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (Stanley Cup 1962-64,67; NHL All-Star 1960,61,66; Toronto Maple Leafs), who died at 87.
  • Allan Stanley, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (4-times Stanley Cup winner), who died at 87.
  • Bum Phillips, American football coach (Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints), who died at 90.
  • Bum Phillips, Football Coach.
  • Bill Young, American politician, who died from complications from a back injury at 82.
  • Mary Carver [Carvellas], American actress (Simon & Simon, Star Trek: Enterprise), who died at 89.
  • Tom Foley, American politician (Rep-D,1965-1995) and speaker of the house (1989-95), who died from complications from a stroke at 84.




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