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Today in the World Countries

  • Constitution Day is being celebrated in Fiji
  • Independence Day is being celebrated in Brazil
  • Janmashtami is being celebrated in India
  • Nijamati Sewa Diwas (Civil Employees) is being celebrated in Nepal
  • Shree Krishna Janmashtami is being celebrated in Nepal
  • Victory Day is being celebrated in Mozambique

Today in Astrology

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

Today in History

Happening Today

  • Joseph Mayuen, TikTok Star, born in Thailand.

On this day in 2022

  • Discovery of the earliest evidence of surgery from 31,000 year old skeleton with amputated lower leg in a cave in East Kalimantan, Borneo published in "Nature".
  • New British Prime Minister Liz Truss appoints her cabinet and for the first time in British politics none of the "great offices of state" are held by white men.
  • Anne Garrels, American broadcast journalist (ABC; NBC; NPR), who died of lung cancer at 71.

On this day in 2021

  • El Salvador becomes the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender.
  • Taliban announce their interim government in Afghanistan with Mullah Muhammad Hassan Akhund in the most senior role.
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott signs law restricting voting rights in the state, including limiting use of drop boxes and empowering partisan observers.
  • San Salvador becomes the first country to adopt Bitcom as legal tender.
  • Mexican Supreme Court rules making abortion a crime is unconstitutional, setting an important precedent.
  • US records more than 40 million cases of COVID-1, daily cases at 161,000 (5 September), daily deaths at 1,560 with hospitalizations averaging 102,000 per day (NY Times figures).
  • Phil Schaap, American Grammy Award winning jazz historian, DJ, author and educator, who died of cancer at 70.
  • Phil Schaap, American Grammy Award-winning jazz historian, DJ, author and educator, who died of cancer at 70.

On this day in 2020

  • India overtakes Brazil to record the second-highest number of COVID-19 pandemic cases with 4.2 million.
  • Wildfires have burnt a record 2 million acres in California 2020 fire season, more than the state of Delaware according to Cal Fire.
  • Tour Championship, Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Dustin Johnson wins by 3 strokes from Xander Schauffele & Justin Thomas; claims FedEx Cup, equal biggest winner's prize in golf, US$15m.
  • Singer Lily Allen weds actor David Harbour in Las Vegas.
  • British singer-songwriter Lily Allen at the age of 35 weds American actor David Harbour at the age of 45 in Las Vegas, Nevada; an Elvis impersonator officiates.
  • British singer-songwriter Lily Allen at the age of 35 weds American actor David Harbour at the age of 45 in Las Vegas, officiated by an Elvis impersonator.

On this day in 2019

  • Indian Space Agency loses contact with its Chandrayaan-2 moon lander just 2 km from landing on the Moon's surface.
  • " The Joker" directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix wins the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
  • US Open Women's Tennis: Bianca Andreescu becomes first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title; stuns Serena Williams 6-2,7-5.
  • US President Donald Trump says he has cancelled a secret meeting with the Taliban for peace talks at Camp David.

On this day in 2018

  • Rappers Cardi B and Nicki Minaj come to physical blows at a New York Fashion event.
  • Legacy Recordings releases "In the Blue Light", the fourteenth solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon; album consists of new recordings, with altered arrangements, of lesser-known songs from his catalog.
  • Eminem breaks 36-year UK chart record for consecutive No. 1 albums, jointly held by Abba and Led Zeppelin, with "Kamikaze".
  • Eminem breaks 36-year UK chart record for consecutive No. 1 albums with "Kamikaze".
  • Mac Miller [Malcolm McCormick], American rapper and music producer (Best Day Ever), who died of a drug overdose at 26.
  • Mac Miller, Rapper.

On this day in 2017

  • 8.2 earthquake hits south-west of Pijijiapan, Mexico killing at least 90, strongest Mexican quake in a century.
  • Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax reports earlier cyberattack could affects 143 million Americans.
  • Gene Michael, American baseball shortstop, and general manger (NY Yankees), who died of a heart attack at 79.

On this day in 2016

  • Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band perform their longest show in America, at Citizen Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - clocking in at 4 hours and 4 minutes.
  • The Chainsmokers featuring American singer Halsey were at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Closer'. The song stayed at the top spot for 12 consecutive weeks and topped the charts in more than ten countries. The song went on to become the first song to spend 26 weeks in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also became only the second song in the history of the Hot 100 chart to spend 32 weeks in the top ten of the chart..
  • 15th Summer Paralympics opens in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Cary Blanchard, American NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), who died of a heart attack at 47.
  • Bill Small, Race Car Driver.
  • Ken Higgs, English cricket fast bowler (15 Tests,71 wickets,1 x 50), who died at 79.
  • Norbert Schemansky, Weight Lifter.

On this day in 2015

  • British archaeologists announce the discovery of a Neolithic "superhenge" under 3ft of earth at Durrington Walls.
  • Dex Osama, Rapper.
  • Dickie Moore, American actor (Oliver Twist, Little Men), who died at 89.
  • Voula Zouboulaki, Movie Actress.

On this day in 2014

  • US Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins her 3rd straight US title; beats Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3,6-3.
  • Asteroid 2014 RC makes a close approach to Earth (39,900 km; 24,800 mi).
  • American brothers Bob and Mike Bryan beat Spanish pair Marcel Granollers & Marc López 6–3,6–4 to win their Open era record 5th US men's tennis doubles title; extends record for most Grand Slam doubles titles (16).
  • Kwon Ri-Se, Pop Singer.

On this day in 2013

  • 15 people are killed by a restaurant car bombing by Al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, Somalia.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping announces plans to develop a new 'Silk Road Economic Belt'(part of Belt and Road Initiative) during visit to Kazakhstan.
  • 14 Syrian rebels and 2 civilians are killed by heavy government shelling of Damascus.
  • Tony Abbott becomes Prime Minister of Australia after a Liberal-National Coalitions wins the election.
  • Actor Patrick Stewart at the age of 72 weds singer Sunny Ozell at the age of 35 near Lake Tahoe.
  • British "Star Trek" actor Patrick Stewart at the age of 72 weds American country singer Sunny Ozell at the age of 35 at Lake Tahoe, Nevada; British actor Ian McKellen officiates.
  • Fred Katz, American classical and jazz cellist (Chico Hamilton Quintet), and composer (Roger Corman films), who died at 84.
  • Ilja Hurnik, Czech composer, who died at 90.




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