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Today in the World Countries
- Constitution Day is being celebrated in Cambodia
- Heritage Day is being celebrated in South Africa
- Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari is being celebrated in Iran
- National Day is being celebrated in Guinea Bissau
- New Caledonia Day is being celebrated in New Caledonia
- Our Lady of Mercedes Day is being celebrated in Dominican Republic
- Republic Day is being celebrated in Trinidad And Tobago
Today in Astrology
- People born on this day are Libra as their zodiac sign.
Today in History
- Negus Imara, TikTok Star, born in Jamaica.
- Silly On Roblox, YouTube Star, born in Netherlands.
On this day in 2022
- " Post-tropical storm" remnant of Hurricane Fiona makes landfall near Whitehead, Nova Scotia, with sustained wind speeds of 165 km/h (103 mph); the strongest low-pressure system in Canadian history affected the four provinces of Atlantic Canada, as well as Quebec, causing major flooding, and knocking out power to 80% of Nova Scotia and 95% of Prince Edward Island.
- Farm Aid held in Raleigh, North Carolina; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews. Margo Price, Chris Stapleton, Sheryl Crow, and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats.
- (Farrell) "Pharoah" Sanders, American jazz saxophonist (John Coltrane groups), and composer (Karma), who died at 81.
On this day in 2021
- Notorious Indian gangster Jitender Maan Gogi shot death in a court in Delhi, by men posing as lawyers.
- Emmanuel Agassi, Iranian boxer and tennis coach (father of Andre Agassi), who died at 90.
- Eugeniusz Faber, Polish soccer forward (36 caps; Ruch Chorzów, Lens), who died at 82.
- Waka Nathan, New Zealand rugby union flanker (14 Tests; Auckland RU), who died at 81.
On this day in 2020
- President Donald Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the US Supreme Court to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
- Report China is continuing to expand its Uighur detention centers, with more than 380 suspected facilities housing 1 million people in Xinjiang.
- David Attenborough breaks Jennifer Aniston's record as the fastest person to reach 1 million followers on Instagram.
- Dean Jones, Australian cricket batsman and broadcaster (52 Tests @ 46.55; 164 ODIs; Victoria), who died from cardiac arrest at 59.
- Dean Jones, Cricket Player.
- Keith Hufnagel, American skateboarder (founded skate/clothing company HUF), who died of brain cancer at 46.
On this day in 2019
- 5.8 magnitude earthquake in northern Pakistan kills at least 10 and injures 300.
- Nancy Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, arguing that he tried to enlist a foreign power for his own political gain.
- UK Supreme Court rules suspension of UK parliament for 5 weeks by Boris Johnson's Conservative government was unlawful.
- UK Supreme Court rules the suspension of UK parliament for 5 weeks by Boris Johnson's Conservative government was unlawful.
- Protests outside Indonesian parliament and elsewhere over proposed new laws banning sex before marriage, abortion and insulting the president.
- Spain's Supreme Court rules body of dictator Francisco Franco can be removed from state mausoleum, the Valley of the Fallen, to municipal cemetery.
- Malakai Giavasis-Grier, Instagram Star, born in Los Angeles, CA.
On this day in 2018
- Pakyong Airport, India's 100th airport, is opened in the Himalayan mountains at 1,400 meters by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- Ebola virus has caused 69 deaths and sickened 150 people according to Ministry of Heath in Democratic Republic of Congo.
- Real Madrid midfielder & Croatian World Cup captain Luka Modric is named world's best male player at the FIFA Awards in London; Brazil & Orlando Pride forward Marta best female player; France's Didier Deschamps best men's coach.
On this day in 2017
- Tour Championship Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Xander Schauffele wins rich season-ending event by 1 stroke from Justin Thomas.
- Roger Federer is unbeaten as Team Europe dominates Team World 15-9 in the inaugural Laver Cup Tennis event in Prague, Czech Republic.
- NFL players kneal, lock arms or stay in their dressing room during the anthem in protests against comments made by President Donald Trump.
- Plastic polystyrene rubbish discovered for first time only 1,000 miles from the north pole by international team of scientists.
- Laver Cup Men's Tennis, Prague: Roger Federer is unbeaten as Team Europe dominates Team World,15-9 in the inaugural teams event.
- LeBron James calls President Donald Trump "U Bum" in a tweet in response to Trump's comments about Stephen Curry.
- Blake Yeager, YouTube Star, born in Utah.
- Joseph M. McDade, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania,1963-1999), who died at 85.
On this day in 2016
- US National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in Washington D.C. (established by Act of Congress 2003).
- No Country for Old Men actor Josh Brolin at the age of 48 weds model Kathryn Boyd in North Carolina.
- Buckwheat Zydeco [Stanley Dural, Jr.], American B-3 organist, accordionist and singer (" Where There's Smoke, There's Fire"), who died of lung cancer at 68.
- Buckwheat Zydeco [Stanley Dural, Jr.], American B-3 organist, accordionist and singer (Where There's Smoke, There's Fire), who died of lung cancer at 68.
- Buckwheat Zydeco [Stantley Dural Jr] US accordionist (On Track), who died at 68.
- Bill Nunn, American actor (Do the Right Thing), who died at 63.
- Bill Nunn, Movie Actor.
On this day in 2015
- Burkina Faso's interim President Michel Kafando is re-instated a week after a military coup.
- Pope Francis becomes the 1st pope to address the US Congress. Names Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day as his American heroes..
- Pope Francis becomes the 1st pope to address the US Congress. Names Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day as his American heroes..
- Stampede of people during the Hajj kills 717 people during symbolic stoning of the devil at Mina, near Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
- Stampede of people during the Hajj kills 717 people during symbolic stoning of the devil at Mina, near Mecca, South Arabia.
- International supermodel Bar Refaeli at the age of 30 weds businessman Adi Ezra at the Beresheet Hotel in Israel.
On this day in 2014
- US sitcom "Black-ish" premieres created by Kenya Barris, starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.
- Yusuf Moshaya, YouTube Star, born in Saudi Arabia.
- Stephen Sykes, Church of England bishop, who died at 75.
- Deborah "Debs" Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire and the Chatsworth estate, one of the Mitford sisters, who died at 94.
- Madis Koiv, Novelist.
On this day in 2013
- 515 people are killed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Balochistan, Pakistan.
- " The Goldbergs" by Adam F. Goldberg premieres in the US on ABC.
- Lucas Lopez, Family Member, born in Houston, TX.
- Paul Oliver, Football Player.
- Graeme Adams, Race Car Driver.