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Today in the World Countries

  • Angam Day is being celebrated in Nauru
  • Dwadashi is being celebrated in Nepal
  • National Day is being celebrated in Austria
  • National Gospel Day is being celebrated in Cook Islands
  • Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu) is being celebrated in Bhutan

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Gabriel Rodríguez, TikTok Star, born in Puerto Rico.
  • Kahdija Ashraf, TikTok Star, born in Saudi Arabia.
  • Natacha Horana, Dancer, born in Brazil.

On this day in 2022

  • " Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" has its world premiere in Hollywood starring Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira.

On this day in 2021

  • NASA scientists think they have detected the first planet outside our galaxy, in Whirlpool Galaxy (M51),28 million light-years away.
  • UN report says current climate pledges put world on course for "catastrophic" average 2.7-degree Celsius temperature rise this century ahead of Glasgow climate summit.
  • Japanese Princess Mako at the age of 30 marries commoner Kei Komuro at the age of 30 in an understated ceremony in Tokyo.
  • Mort Sahl, American stand-up comedian, political satirist, writer, and TV personality (The Big Party), who died at 94.
  • Glen Tuckett American college basbeall coach (Brigham Young Uni 1959-76) and administrator (BYU athletic director 1976-94), who died at 93.
  • Umberto Colombo, Italian soccer midfielder (3 caps; Juventus, Atalanta), who died at 88.
  • Roh Tae-Woo, Politician.
  • Walter Smith, Scottish football manager (Rangers, Everton; Scotland 2004-07), who died at 73.
  • Walter Smith, Soccer Coach.

On this day in 2020

  • US Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court sealing a conservative 6-3 majority.
  • Silverado wildfire breaks out in Orange County, California forcing 60,000 people to evacuate.
  • Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says the country will becomes carbon neutral by 2050.
  • NASA announces there is more water on the Moon than previously thought, in sunlit as well as shadowed regions.
  • Melbourne officials announce end to their three-month lockdown as city records no new cases of COVID-19 pandemic for 1st time since June.
  • Pakistan's first metro line, the Orange Line, opens in Lahore.
  • Police officers in Philadelphia shoot and kill black man Walter Wallace Jr. armed with a knife, prompting protests and the city to impose a curfew.
  • Police officers in Philadelphia shot and kill black man Walter Wallace Jr. armed with a knife, prompting protests and the city to impose a curfew.
  • Ayla Faith Prince, Family Member, born in Houston, TX.
  • Ayla Faith Prince, Family Member, born in United States.
  • Stan Kesler, American session musician, songwriter and, record producer and songwriter (Sun Studio), who died of bone cancer at 92.

On this day in 2019

  • Raid by US Special Forces kills ISIS founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Syria.
  • American musician Paul Barrere died age 71. He was a member of Little Feat, which he joined in 1972. Barrere later played with Phil Lesh and Friends and also toured with Bob Dylan..
  • A olive green Manhattan brand acrylic and mohair cardigan worn by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana's famed appearance on MTV Unplugged become the most expensive sweater sold at auction after fetching £260,388. A custom Fender guitar built in 1993 that Cobain used during the band's In Utero tour was also sold for £265,066..
  • Enriqueta Basilio, Mexican athlete (first woman to light the Olympic Cauldron,1968), who died of pneumonia at 71.
  • Enriqueta Basilio, Mexican track and field athlete, and first woman to light the Olympic Cauldron (Mexico City,1968), who died of pneumonia at 71.
  • Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Leader of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), detonates a suicide vest after being cornered by US special forces and dies at 48.
  • Paul Barrere, American rock guitarist (Little Feat - "Time Loves a Hero"), who died of liver cancer at 71.
  • Robert Evans, American producer and actor (Love Story, The Godfather, Chinatown), who died at 89.

On this day in 2018

  • Trump supporter Cesar Sayoc arrested for sending 14 pipe bombs to prominent US Democrats.
  • Rhine River in drought with lowest levels since 1920s forces German government to release oil reserves after barge shipments disrupted.
  • Longest Baseball World Series game by both innings and time; LA Dodgers beat Boston Red Sox,3-2 in the 18th inning (7 hours,20 mins) in Game 3 at Dodger Stadium with Max Muncy walk-off homer.
  • Irish singer Sinéad O'Connor announces she has converted to Islam.
  • Ranger Ortiz, Family Member, born in United States.
  • György Károly, Hungarian poet and author, who died of cancer at 65.

On this day in 2017

  • Explosion and fire at a fireworks factory in Tangerang, Indonesia kills 47 and injuries dozens.
  • Jacinda Ardern is sworn in as Prime Minister of New Zealand, becoming the world’s youngest female head of government.
  • Cremation ceremony for King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand held in Bangkok, a year after his death.
  • National Party of New Zealand found guilty of breaching the copyright of rapper Eminem's publisher and ordered to pay $413,000 for use of the song “Eminem Esque”.
  • Oldest-known tsunami victim revealed by sediment discovered in 6,000 year-old skull by scientists near Aitape, Papua New Guinea.
  • US President Donald Trump declares the opioid crisis a public health emergency.

On this day in 2016

  • William Eteki Mboumoua, Politician.

On this day in 2015

  • World Health Organization classifies processed meat as carcinogenic.
  • " Spectre",24th James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig premieres in London.
  • 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits northern Pakistan and Afghanistan killing over 300.
  • Justin Bieber cleaned up at the MTV's EMAs - (European Music Awards), winning best male, best North American act, best collaboration for 'Where Are You Now?', with Skrillex and Diplo, biggest fans and best look. One Direction won the prize for best pop, Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' won best song and Rihanna was named best female..

On this day in 2014

  • Dilma Rousseff is re-elected President of Brazil.
  • American tennis star Serena Williams beats Simona Halep of Romania 6–3,6–0 to successfully defend her WTA Finals title in Kallang, Singapore.
  • Jeff Robinson, American baseball player, who died at 52.
  • Oscar Taveras, Baseball Player.
  • Paul Jett, Race Car Driver.
  • Senzo Meyiwa, Soccer Player.

On this day in 2013

  • St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to lead the MLB 2013 World Series 2-1.
  • Producer Quincy Jones was suing the estate of the late Michael Jackson for millions of dollars. He said the singer's estate and Sony Music Entertainment improperly re-edited songs to deprive him of royalties and production fees. Mr Jones stated that they also broke an agreement giving him the right to remix master recordings for albums released after Jackson's death in 2009..
  • Actress Christina Ricci at the age of 33 weds camera dolly grip James Heerdegen in Manhattan, New York.
  • Actress Christina Ricci at the age of 33 weds dolly grip James Heerdegen in Manhattan, New York.




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