Holidays and observances

Holidays and observances

Earliest day on which Birth of Benito Juárez can fall, while March 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Monday of March. (Mexico)

Holidays and observances

Earliest day on which Palm Sunday can fall, while April 18 is the latest; celebrated on the sixth Sunday of Lent. (Christianity)

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Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances

National Day, celebrating the Hungarian Revolution of 1848 (Hungary)

Holidays and observances

World Consumer Rights Day (International)

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Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances

Events

474 BC - Roman consul Gnaeus Manlius Vulso celebrates an ovation for concluding the war against Veii and securing a forty years' truce.

Events

44 BC - Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger and his fellow conspirators, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Decimus Junius Brutus, and several other Roman senators, march to the Capitol following the assassination of Julius Caesar, but there is no response to their appeals to the population, who have left the streets in fear. Caesar's body remains in its place

Events

351 - Constantius II elevates his cousin Gallus to Caesar, and puts him in charge of the Eastern part of the Roman Empire.

Events

493 - Odoacer, the first barbarian King of Italy after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, is slain by Theoderic the Great, king of the Ostrogoths, while the two kings were feasting together.

Events

856 - Michael III, emperor of the Byzantine Empire, overthrows the regency of his mother, empress Theodora (wife of Theophilos) with support of the Byzantine nobility.

Events

933 - After a ten-year truce, German King Henry the Fowler defeats a Hungarian army at the Battle of Riade near the Unstrut river.

Events
Events873 years ago
Events709 years ago

1493 - Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.

Events527 years ago

1564 - Mughal Emperor Akbar abolishes "jizya" (per capita tax).

Events456 years ago
Events348 years ago

1781 - American Revolutionary War: Battle of Guilford Court House: Near present-day Greensboro, North Carolina, 1,900 British troops under General Charles Cornwallis defeat a mixed American force numbering 4,400 in a Pyrrhic victory.

Events239 years ago

1783 - In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'état never takes place.

Events237 years ago

1819 - French physicist Augustin Fresnel is adjudged the winner of the Grand Prix of the Académie des Sciences for his "Memoir on the Diffraction of Light", which verifies the Fresnel integrals, accounts for the limited extent to which light spreads into shadows, and thereby demolishes Newton's initial objection to the wave theory of light.

Events201 years ago

1820 - Maine becomes the 23rd U.S. state.

Events200 years ago

1827 - University of Toronto is founded.

Events193 years ago

1848 - A revolution breaks out in Hungary. The Habsburg rulers are compelled to meet the demands of the Reform party.

Events172 years ago

1864 - American Civil War: The Red River Campaign: U.S. Navy fleet arrives at Alexandria, Louisiana.

Events156 years ago

1874 - France and Vietnam sign the Second Treaty of Saigon, further recognizing the full sovereignty of France over Cochinchina.

Events146 years ago

1875 - Archbishop of New York John McCloskey is named the first cardinal in the United States.

Events145 years ago

1877 - First ever official cricket test match is played: Australia vs England at the MCG Stadium, in Melbourne, Australia.

Events143 years ago
Events142 years ago
Events132 years ago

1895 - Heian Shrine is founded.

Events125 years ago

1906 - Rolls-Royce Limited is incorporated.

Events114 years ago

1916 - United States President Woodrow Wilson sends 4,800 United States troops over the U.S.–Mexico border to pursue Pancho Villa.

Events104 years ago

1917 - Tsar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates the Russian throne ending the 304-year Romanov dynasty.

Events103 years ago

1921 - Talaat Pasha, former Grand Vizir of the Ottoman Empire and chief architect of the Armenian Genocide is assassinated in Berlin by a 23-year-old Armenian, Soghomon Tehlirian.

Events99 years ago

1922 - After Egypt gains nominal independence from the United Kingdom, Fuad I becomes King of Egypt.

Events98 years ago

1926 - The dictator Theodoros Pangalos is elected President of Greece without opposition.

Events94 years ago

1927 - The first Women's Boat Race between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge takes place on The Isis in Oxford.

Events93 years ago

1931 - SS Viking explodes off Newfoundland, killing 27 of the 147 on board.

Events89 years ago

1933 - Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss keeps members of the National Council from convening, starting the Austrofascist dictatorship.

Events87 years ago

1939 - Carpatho-Ukraine declares itself an independent republic, but is annexed by Hungary the next day.

Events81 years ago

1941 - Philippine Airlines, the flag carrier of the Philippines takes its first flight between Manila (from Nielson Field) to Baguio City with a Beechcraft Model 18 making the airline the first and oldest commercial airline in Asia operating under its original name.

Events79 years ago

1943 - World War II: Third Battle of Kharkov: The Germans retake the city of Kharkov from the Soviet armies in bitter street fighting.

Events77 years ago

1945 - World War II: Soviet forces begin an offensive to push Germans from Upper Silesia.

Events75 years ago

1951 - Iranian oil industry is nationalized.

Events69 years ago

1952 - In Cilaos, Réunion, 1870 mm (73 inches) of rain falls in a 24-hour period, setting a new world record (March 15 through March 16).

Events68 years ago

1961 - At the 1961 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference, South Africa announces that it will withdraw from the Commonwealth when the South African Constitution of 1961 comes into effect.

Events59 years ago

1965 - President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to the Selma crisis, tells U.S. Congress "We shall overcome" while advocating the Voting Rights Act.

Events55 years ago

1978 - Somalia and Ethiopia signed a truce to end the Ethio-Somali War.

Events42 years ago

1986 - Collapse of Hotel New World: Thirty-three people die when the Hotel New World in Singapore collapses.

Events34 years ago
Events30 years ago

1991 - Cold War: The Treaty on the Final Settlement with Respect to Germany comes into effect, granting full sovereignty to the Federal Republic of Germany.

Events29 years ago

2008 - Stockpiles of obsolete ammunition explode at an ex-military ammunition depot in the village of Gërdec, Albania, killing 26 people. To date, no other tragedy has caused more deaths in post-World War II Albania.

Events12 years ago

2011 - Beginning of the Syrian Civil War.

Events9 years ago

2019 - 51 people are killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings.

Events1 years ago

2019 - 1.4 million young people in 123 countries go on strike to protest climate change.

Events1 years ago

Births

270 - Saint Nicholas, Greek bishop and saint (d. 343)

Births

1097 - Fujiwara no Tadamichi, Japanese noble (d. 1164)

Births923 years ago
Births745 years ago
Births613 years ago

1444 - Francesco Gonzaga, Catholic cardinal (d. 1483)

Births576 years ago

1493 - Anne de Montmorency, French captain and diplomat (d. 1567)

Births527 years ago
Births507 years ago

1516 - Alqas Mirza, Safavid prince (d. 1550)

Births504 years ago

1582 - Daniel Featley, English theologian and controversialist (d. 1645)

Births438 years ago

1591 - Alexandre de Rhodes, French missionary and lexicographer (d. 1660)

Births429 years ago

1611 - Jan Fyt, Flemish painter (d. 1661)

Births409 years ago

1638 - Shunzhi Emperor of China (d. 1661)

Births382 years ago

1666 - George Bähr, German architect, designed the Dresden Frauenkirche (d. 1738)

Births354 years ago

1754 - Archibald Menzies, Scottish surgeon and botanist (d. 1842)

Births266 years ago

1767 - Andrew Jackson, American general, judge, and politician, 7th President of the United States (d. 1845)

Births253 years ago
Births241 years ago

1790 - Ludwig Immanuel Magnus, German mathematician and academic (d. 1861)

Births230 years ago

1791 - Charles Knight, English author and publisher (d. 1873)

Births229 years ago

1809 - Joseph Jenkins Roberts, American-Liberian historian and politician, 1st President of Liberia (d. 1876)

Births211 years ago

1809 - Karl Josef von Hefele, German bishop and theologian (d. 1893)

Births211 years ago

1813 - John Snow, English physician and epidemiologist (d. 1858)

Births207 years ago

1818 - Mariano Álvarez, Filipino general and politician (d. 1924)

Births202 years ago

1821 - Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian physicist and chemist (d. 1895)

Births199 years ago

1821 - William Milligan, Scottish theologian, author, and educator (d. 1892)

Births199 years ago

1824 - Jules Chevalier, French priest, founded the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (d. 1907)

Births196 years ago

1830 - Paul Heyse, German author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1914)

Births190 years ago

1830 - Élisée Reclus, French geographer and academic (d. 1905)

Births190 years ago

1831 - Saint Daniele Comboni, Italian missionary and saint (d. 1881)

Births189 years ago

1835 - John Henry Kagi, American lawyer and activist (d. 1859)

Births185 years ago

1835 - Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1916)

Births185 years ago

1838 - Karl Davydov, Russian cellist, composer, and conductor (d. 1889)

Births182 years ago

1851 - John Sebastian Little, American lawyer and politician, 21st Governor of Arkansas (d. 1916)

Births169 years ago

1851 - William Mitchell Ramsay, Scottish archaeologist and scholar (d. 1939)

Births169 years ago

1852 - Augusta, Lady Gregory, Anglo-Irish landowner, playwright, and translator (d. 1932)

Births168 years ago

1854 - Emil von Behring, German physiologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1917)

Births166 years ago

1857 - Christian Michelsen, Norwegian businessman and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Norway (d. 1925)

Births163 years ago

1858 - Liberty Hyde Bailey, American botanist and academic, co-founded the American Society for Horticultural Science (d. 1954)

Births162 years ago

1860 - Waldemar Haffkine, Russian-Swiss bacteriologist and microbiologist (d. 1930)

Births160 years ago

1864 - Johan Halvorsen, Norwegian violinist, composer, and conductor (Oslo Philharmonic) (d. 1935)

Births156 years ago

1865 - Manuk Abeghian, Armenian author and scholar (d. 1944)

Births155 years ago

1866 - Matthew Charlton, Australian miner and politician (d. 1948)

Births154 years ago

1866 - Johan Vaaler, Norwegian inventor, often erroneously identified as the inventor of the Paper clip (d. 1910)

Births154 years ago

1868 - Grace Chisholm Young, English mathematician (d. 1944)

Births152 years ago

1869 - Stanisław Wojciechowski, Polish scholar and politician, 2nd President of the Republic of Poland (d. 1953)

Births151 years ago

1874 - Eugène Fiset, Canadian physician, general, and politician, 18th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (d. 1951)

Births146 years ago

1874 - Harold L. Ickes, American journalist and politician, 32nd United States Secretary of the Interior (d. 1952)

Births146 years ago

1878 - Reza Shah, Iranian king (d. 1944)

Births142 years ago

1886 - Wladimir Burliuk, Ukrainian-Greek painter and illustrator (d. 1917)

Births134 years ago

1887 - Marjorie Merriweather Post, American businesswoman and philanthropist, founded General Foods (d. 1973)

Births133 years ago

1887 - Lütfi Kırdar, Turkish physician and politician, Turkish Minister of Health (d. 1961)

Births133 years ago

1879 - Benjamin R. Jacobs, American biochemist (d. 1963)

Births141 years ago

1890 - Boris Delaunay, Russian mathematician and mountaineer (d. 1980)

Births130 years ago

1892 - James Basevi Ord, Mexican-American colonel (d. 1938)

Births128 years ago

1897 - Jackson Scholz, American runner (d. 1986)

Births123 years ago

1900 - Gilberto Freyre, Brazilian sociologist, anthropologist, historian and writer (d. 1987)

Births120 years ago

1904 - George Brent, Irish-American actor (d. 1979)

Births116 years ago

1904 - J. Pat O'Malley, English-American actor (d. 1985)

Births116 years ago

1905 - Berthold Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, German lawyer and judge (d. 1944)

Births115 years ago

1907 - Zarah Leander, Swedish actress and singer (d. 1981)

Births113 years ago

1909 - Jaroslava Muchová Syllabová, Czech painter (d. 1986)

Births111 years ago

1912 - Lightnin' Hopkins, American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1982)

Births108 years ago

1912 - Louis Paul Boon, Flemish journalist and author (d. 1979)

Births108 years ago

1913 - Macdonald Carey, American actor (d. 1994)

Births107 years ago

1913 - Jack Fairman, English race car driver (d. 2002)

Births107 years ago

1916 - Frank Coghlan, Jr., American actor and pilot (d. 2009)

Births104 years ago

1916 - Fadil Hoxha, Kosovar commander and politician, 2nd President of Kosovo (d. 2001)

Births104 years ago

1916 - Harry James, American trumpet player, bandleader, and actor (d. 1983)

Births104 years ago

1918 - Richard Ellmann, American author and critic (d. 1987)

Births102 years ago

1918 - Punch Imlach, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 1987)

Births102 years ago

1919 - Lawrence Tierney, American actor (d. 2002)

Births101 years ago

1920 - E. Donnall Thomas, American physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)

Births100 years ago

1921 - Madelyn Pugh, American television writer and producer (d. 2011)

Births99 years ago

1922 - Eddie Calvert, English trumpeter (d. 1978)

Births98 years ago

1926 - Ben Johnston, American composer and academic (d. 2019)

Births94 years ago

1926 - Norm Van Brocklin, American football player and coach (d. 1983)

Births94 years ago

1927 - Christian Marquand, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2000)

Births93 years ago

1927 - Carl Smith, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2010)

Births93 years ago

1928 - Bob Wilber, American clarinetist and saxophonist

Births92 years ago

1930 - Zhores Alferov, Belarusian-Russian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2019)

Births90 years ago

1932 - Alan Bean, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2018)

Births88 years ago

1932 - Arif Mardin, Turkish-American record producer (d. 2006)

Births88 years ago

1933 - Ruth Bader Ginsburg, American lawyer and judge

Births87 years ago

1933 - Philippe de Broca, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2004)

Births87 years ago

1934 - Richard Layard, Baron Layard, English economist and academic

Births86 years ago

1934 - Kanshi Ram, Indian politician (d. 2006)

Births86 years ago
Births85 years ago

1935 - Judd Hirsch, American actor

Births85 years ago

1935 - Jimmy Swaggart, American pastor and television host

Births85 years ago

1935 - Leonid Yengibarov, Russian-Armenian clown and boxer (d. 1972)

Births85 years ago

1935 - Afsar Ahmad Siddiqui, Bangladeshi politician (d. 2001)

Births85 years ago

1936 - Howard Greenfield, American songwriter (d. 1986)

Births84 years ago

1937 - Marcus Raichle, American neurologist and physiologist

Births83 years ago

1937 - Valentin Rasputin, Russian environmentalist and author (d. 2015)

Births83 years ago

1938 - Charles Lloyd, American saxophonist and flute player

Births82 years ago

1939 - Ted Kaufman, American engineer and politician

Births81 years ago

1939 - Robert Nye, English author, poet, and playwright (d. 2016)

Births81 years ago

1939 - Julie Tullis, English mountaineer (d. 1986)

Births81 years ago
Births80 years ago

1940 - Phil Lesh, bassist and founding member of the American band Grateful Dead

Births80 years ago

1941 - Mike Love, American singer-songwriter and musician

Births79 years ago

1941 - Carolyn Hansson, Canadian materials engineer

Births79 years ago

1943 - David Cronenberg, Canadian actor, director, and screenwriter

Births77 years ago

1943 - Lynda La Plante, English actress, screenwriter, and author

Births77 years ago

1943 - Michael Scott-Joynt, English bishop (d. 2014)

Births77 years ago

1943 - Sly Stone, American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer

Births77 years ago

1943 - The Iron Sheik, Iranian-American wrestler and actor

Births77 years ago

1944 - Chi Cheng, Taiwanese runner and politician

Births76 years ago

1944 - Jacques Doillon, French director and screenwriter

Births76 years ago

1944 - Francis Mankiewicz, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1993)

Births76 years ago

1945 - A. K. Faezul Huq, Bangladeshi lawyer and politician (d. 2007)

Births75 years ago

1945 - Mark J. Green, American lawyer and politician

Births75 years ago

1946 - Bobby Bonds, American baseball player and coach (d. 2003)

Births74 years ago

1947 - Ry Cooder, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

Births73 years ago

1947 - Gino Ferrin, German footballer and manager

Births73 years ago

1947 - Juraj Kukura, Slovak-German actor

Births73 years ago

1948 - Kate Bornstein, American author and activist

Births72 years ago

1948 - Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Brazilian diplomat (d. 2003)

Births72 years ago

1950 - Jørgen Olsen, Danish singer-songwriter

Births70 years ago

1950 - Kurt Koch, Swiss cardinal

Births70 years ago

1951 - David Alton, Baron Alton of Liverpool, English educator and politician

Births69 years ago

1952 - Howard Devoto, English singer-songwriter

Births68 years ago

1952 - Philip Green, English businessman

Births68 years ago

1952 - Howard Koh, American physician and politician, 14th United States Assistant Secretary for Health

Births68 years ago
Births67 years ago

1953 - Heather Graham Pozzessere, American author

Births67 years ago

1953 - Kumba Ialá, Bissau-Guinean educator and politician, President of Guinea-Bissau (d. 2014)

Births67 years ago

1954 - Massimo Bubola, Italian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

Births66 years ago

1954 - Isobel Buchanan, Scottish soprano and actress

Births66 years ago

1954 - Bob Budiansky, American author and illustrator

Births66 years ago

1954 - Henry Marsh, American runner and businessman, co-founded MonaVie

Births66 years ago

1954 - Craig Wasson, American actor

Births66 years ago

1955 - Mohsin Khan, Pakistani cricketer

Births65 years ago

1955 - Dee Snider, American singer-songwriter and actor

Births65 years ago

1956 - Clay Matthews, Jr., American football player and coach

Births64 years ago

1957 - Joaquim de Almeida, Portuguese-American actor

Births63 years ago

1957 - Víctor Muñoz, Spanish footballer and manager

Births63 years ago

1957 - David Silverman, American animator, director, and screenwriter

Births63 years ago

1958 - Anne Davies, English television presenter and newsreader

Births62 years ago

1959 - Harold Baines, American baseball player and coach

Births61 years ago

1959 - Renny Harlin, Finnish director and producer

Births61 years ago

1959 - Lisa Holton, American journalist and author

Births61 years ago

1959 - Ben Okri, Nigerian poet and author

Births61 years ago

1960 - Mike Pagliarulo, American baseball player and coach

Births60 years ago

1960 - Phil Walsh, Australian rules footballer and coach (d. 2015)

Births60 years ago

1961 - Terry Cummings, American basketball player and singer

Births59 years ago

1961 - Craig Ludwig, American ice hockey player and coach

Births59 years ago

1962 - Terence Trent D'Arby, American singer-songwriter

Births58 years ago

1962 - Jimmy Baio, American actor

Births58 years ago

1963 - Bret Michaels, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

Births57 years ago

1964 - Davide Pinato, Italian footballer

Births56 years ago

1964 - Rockwell, American singer-songwriter and musician

Births56 years ago

1965 - Sunetra Gupta, Indian epidemiologist, author, and academic

Births55 years ago

1965 - Robyn Malcolm, New Zealand actress

Births55 years ago

1967 - Naoko Takeuchi, Japanese manga artist, creator of Sailor Moon

Births53 years ago

1968 - Kahimi Karie, Japanese singer

Births52 years ago

1968 - Mark McGrath, American singer-songwriter and television host

Births52 years ago
Births52 years ago

1968 - Sabrina Salerno, Italian singer-songwriter, actress, and producer

Births52 years ago

1969 - Rona Ambrose, Canadian journalist and politician, 8th Canadian Minister of Health

Births51 years ago

1969 - Gianluca Festa, Italian footballer and coach

Births51 years ago

1969 - Yutaka Take, Japanese jockey

Births51 years ago

1970 - Christine Anu, Australian singer

Births50 years ago

1970 - Naka Drotske, South African rugby player

Births50 years ago

1970 - Derek Parra, American speed skater and coach

Births50 years ago

1971 - Penny Lancaster, English model and photographer

Births49 years ago

1971 - Joanne Wise, English long jumper

Births49 years ago

1972 - Mark Hoppus, American singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer

Births48 years ago

1972 - Holger Stromberg, German chef

Births48 years ago

1972 - Mike Tomlin, American football player and coach

Births48 years ago

1973 - Robin Hunicke, American video game designer and producer

Births47 years ago

1973 - Masayuki Naruse, Japanese wrestler and mixed martial artist

Births47 years ago

1974 - Robert Fick, American baseball player

Births46 years ago

1975 - Eva Longoria, American actress and producer

Births45 years ago

1975 - Veselin Topalov, Bulgarian chess player

Births45 years ago

1975 - Darcy Tucker, Canadian ice hockey player

Births45 years ago

1975 - will.i.am, American rapper, producer, and actor (The Black Eyed Peas and Atban Klann)

Births45 years ago

1976 - Katherine Brooks, American director, producer, and screenwriter

Births44 years ago

1976 - Abhay Deol, Indian actor

Births44 years ago

1976 - Cara Pifko, Canadian actress

Births44 years ago

1977 - Joe Hahn, American DJ, producer, and director (Linkin Park)

Births43 years ago

1977 - Brian Tee, Japanese-American actor, producer, and screenwriter

Births43 years ago

1978 - Takeru Kobayashi, Japanese competitive eater

Births42 years ago

1979 - Kyle Mills, New Zealand cricketer

Births41 years ago

1979 - Kevin Youkilis, American baseball player and scout

Births41 years ago

1980 - Freddie Bynum, American baseball player

Births40 years ago

1980 - Eric Grothe, Jr. Australian rugby league player and guitarist

Births40 years ago

1980 - Claudiney Ramos, Brazilian footballer (d. 2013)

Births40 years ago

1981 - Young Buck, American rapper, producer, and actor

Births39 years ago

1981 - Mikael Forssell, German-Finnish footballer

Births39 years ago

1981 - Veronica Maggio, Swedish singer-songwriter

Births39 years ago

1981 - Jens Salumäe, Estonian skier

Births39 years ago

1982 - Tom Budge, Australian actor

Births38 years ago

1982 - Emily Dunn, American actress and dancer

Births38 years ago

1982 - Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich, Kenyan runner

Births38 years ago

1983 - Sean Biggerstaff, Scottish actor

Births37 years ago

1983 - Umut Bulut, Turkish footballer

Births37 years ago

1983 - Ben Hilfenhaus, Australian cricketer

Births37 years ago

1983 - Kostas Kaimakoglou, Greek basketball player

Births37 years ago

1983 - Golda Marcus, Salvadoran swimmer

Births37 years ago

1983 - Daryl Murphy, Irish footballer

Births37 years ago

1983 - Heiko Niidas, Estonian basketball player

Births37 years ago

1983 - Ricky Sekhon, English actor

Births37 years ago

1983 - Yo Yo Honey Singh, Indian music producer

Births37 years ago

1984 - Badradine Belloumou, French-Algerian footballer

Births36 years ago

1984 - Malin Buska, Swedish actress

Births36 years ago

1984 - Olivier Jean, Canadian speed skater

Births36 years ago

1984 - Kostas Vasileiadis, Greek basketball player

Births36 years ago

1984 - Wilson Aparecido Xavier Júnior, Brazilian footballer

Births36 years ago

1987 - Eric Decker, American football player

Births33 years ago

1988 - Éver Guzmán, Mexican footballer

Births32 years ago

1988 - James Reimer, Canadian ice hockey player

Births32 years ago

1988 - Jolo Revilla, Filipino actor and politician

Births32 years ago

1988 - Alexander Sims, English race car driver

Births32 years ago

1989 - Sam Baldock, English footballer

Births31 years ago

1989 - Bryce Gibbs, Australian footballer

Births31 years ago

1989 - Sandro Raniere, Brazilian footballer

Births31 years ago

1989 - Adrien Silva, Portuguese footballer

Births31 years ago

1989 - Caitlin Wachs, American actress

Births31 years ago

1990 - Siobhan Magnus, American singer-songwriter

Births30 years ago

1991 - Tavon Austin, American footballer

Births29 years ago

1991 - Kurt Baptiste, Australian rugby league player

Births29 years ago

1991 - Xavier Henry, American basketball player

Births29 years ago

1993 - Alia Bhatt, Actress and singer of Indian origin and British citizenship

Births27 years ago

1993 - Paul Pogba, French footballer

Births27 years ago

2000 - Kristian Kostov, Russian/Bulgarian singer-songwriter

Births20 years ago

Deaths

44 BC - Julius Caesar, Roman general and statesman (b. 100 BC)

Deaths

220 - Cao Cao, Chinese general, warlord and statesman (b. 155)

Deaths

493 - Odoacer, first king of Italy after the fall of the Western Roman Empire (b. 433)

Deaths
Deaths

963 - Romanos II, Byzantine emperor (b. 938)

Deaths

990 - Siegfried I (the Older), German nobleman

Deaths

1086 - Richilde, Countess of Hainaut, Flemish consort and regent (b. c. 1018)

Deaths934 years ago

1124 - Ernulf, Bishop of Rochester (b. c. 1040)

Deaths896 years ago
Deaths830 years ago
Deaths709 years ago

1311 - Thomas III d'Autremencourt, Lord of Salona, Marshal of Achaea

Deaths709 years ago

1311 - Albert Pallavicini, Margrave of Bodonitza

Deaths709 years ago

1311 - George I Ghisi, Triarch of Euboea, Baron of Chalandritsa, Lord of Tinos, Mykonos, Serifos and Keos

Deaths709 years ago

1327 - Albert of Schwarzburg, grand preceptor of the Knights Hospitaller

Deaths693 years ago

1346 - Shah Jalal, Sufi saint of Bengal (b. 1271).

Deaths674 years ago

1536 - Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, Ottoman politician, 35th Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1493)

Deaths484 years ago

1575 - Annibale Padovano, Italian organist and composer (b. 1527)

Deaths445 years ago
Deaths376 years ago

1657 - David Pardo, Dutch rabbi and scholar (b. 1591)

Deaths363 years ago

1673 - Salvator Rosa, Italian painter and poet (b. 1615)

Deaths347 years ago

1711 - Eusebio Kino, Italian priest and missionary (b. 1645)

Deaths309 years ago

1820 - Clement Mary Hofbauer, Austrian priest and saint (b. 1751)

Deaths200 years ago

1832 - Otto Wilhelm Masing, Estonian linguist and clergyman (b. 1763)

Deaths188 years ago

1842 - Luigi Cherubini, Italian composer and theorist (b. 1760)

Deaths178 years ago

1849 - Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti, Italian cardinal and linguist (b. 1774)

Deaths171 years ago

1891 - Joseph Bazalgette, English engineer and academic (b. 1819)

Deaths129 years ago

1897 - James Joseph Sylvester, English mathematician and academic (b. 1814)

Deaths123 years ago

1898 - Henry Bessemer, English engineer and businessman (b. 1813)

Deaths122 years ago

1921 - Talaat Pasha, Ottoman politician, 281st Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1874)

Deaths99 years ago

1927 - Hector Rason, English-Australian politician, 7th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1858)

Deaths93 years ago

1933 - Gustavo Jiménez, Peruvian colonel and politician, 73rd President of Peru (b. 1886)

Deaths87 years ago

1937 - H. P. Lovecraft, American short story writer, editor, and novelist (b. 1890)

Deaths83 years ago

1938 - Nikolai Bukharin, Russian journalist and politician (b. 1888)

Deaths82 years ago

1939 - Luis Barceló, Spanish colonel (b. 1896)

Deaths81 years ago

1941 - Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian-German painter (b. 1864)

Deaths79 years ago

1944 - Otto von Below, Prussian general (b. 1857)

Deaths76 years ago

1951 - John S. Paraskevopoulos, Greek-South African astronomer and academic (b. 1889)

Deaths69 years ago

1957 - Ernst Nobs, Swiss politician (b. 1886)

Deaths63 years ago

1959 - Lester Young, American saxophonist and clarinet player (b. 1909)

Deaths61 years ago

1962 - Charles Bartliff, American soccer player (b. 1886)

Deaths58 years ago

1962 - Arthur Compton, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)

Deaths58 years ago

1966 - Abe Saperstein, American basketball player and coach (b. 1902)

Deaths54 years ago

1969 - Miles Malleson, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1888)

Deaths51 years ago

1969 - Musashiyama Takeshi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 33rd Yokozuna (b. 1909)

Deaths51 years ago

1970 - Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author and poet (b. 1897)

Deaths50 years ago

1971 - Jean-Pierre Monseré, Belgian cyclist (b. 1948)

Deaths49 years ago

1972 - Aleksandr Ivanovich Laktionov, Russian painter and educator (b. 1910)

Deaths48 years ago

1975 - Aristotle Onassis, Greek-Argentinian businessman (b. 1906)

Deaths45 years ago

1977 - Hubert Aquin, Canadian author and activist (b. 1929)

Deaths43 years ago

1977 - Antonino Rocca, Italian-American wrestler and referee (b. 1921)

Deaths43 years ago

1981 - René Clair, French director and screenwriter (b. 1898)

Deaths39 years ago

1983 - Coloman Braun-Bogdan, Romanian footballer and manager (b. 1905)

Deaths37 years ago

1983 - Rebecca West, English author and critic (b. 1892)

Deaths37 years ago

1985 - Radha Krishna Choudhary, Indian historian and author (b. 1921)

Deaths35 years ago

1986 - Alexandru Giugaru, Romanian actor (b. 1897)

Deaths34 years ago

1987 - Douglas Abbott, Canadian lawyer and politician, 10th Canadian Minister of National Defence (b. 1899)

Deaths33 years ago

1988 - Dmitri Polyakov, Ukrainian general and spy (b. 1926)

Deaths32 years ago

1989 - Muhammad Jameel Didi, Maldivian poet and politician (b. 1915)

Deaths31 years ago

1990 - Farzad Bazoft, Iranian-English journalist (b. 1958)

Deaths30 years ago

1990 - Tom Harmon, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1919)

Deaths30 years ago

1991 - Bud Freeman, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1906)

Deaths29 years ago

1992 - Rahi Masoom Raza, Indian Urdu poet (b.1927)

Deaths28 years ago

1997 - Gail Davis, American actress (b. 1925)

Deaths23 years ago

1997 - Victor Vasarely, Hungarian-French painter (b. 1906)

Deaths23 years ago

1998 - Tim Maia, Brazilian singer-songwriter (b. 1942)

Deaths22 years ago

1998 - Benjamin Spock, American pediatrician and author (b. 1903)

Deaths22 years ago

1999 - Guy D'Artois, Canadian soldier (b. 1917)

Deaths21 years ago

2001 - Gaetano Cozzi, Italian historian and academic (b. 1922)

Deaths19 years ago

2001 - Ann Sothern, American actress and singer (b. 1909)

Deaths19 years ago

2003 - Thora Hird, English actress (b. 1911)

Deaths17 years ago

2003 - Paul Stojanovich, American television producer, created World's Wildest Police Videos (b. 1956)

Deaths17 years ago

2004 - Philippe Lemaire, French actor (b. 1927)

Deaths16 years ago

2004 - Bill Pickering, New Zealand-American scientist and engineer (b. 1910)

Deaths16 years ago

2004 - John Pople, English-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1925)

Deaths16 years ago

2005 - Bob Bellear, Australian engineer and judge (b. 1944)

Deaths15 years ago

2005 - Otar Korkia, Georgian basketball player and coach (b. 1923)

Deaths15 years ago

2005 - Shoji Nishio, Japanese martial artist (b. 1927)

Deaths15 years ago

2006 - Georgios Rallis, Greek lieutenant and politician, 173rd Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1918)

Deaths14 years ago

2006 - Red Storey, Canadian football player and referee (b. 1918)

Deaths14 years ago

2007 - Charles Harrelson, American murderer (b. 1938)

Deaths13 years ago

2007 - Bowie Kuhn, American lawyer and businessman (b. 1926)

Deaths13 years ago

2007 - Stuart Rosenberg, American director and producer (b. 1927)

Deaths13 years ago

2008 - Mikey Dread, Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1954)

Deaths12 years ago

2008 - Vytautas Kernagis, Lithuanian singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1951)

Deaths12 years ago

2008 - G. David Low, American astronaut and engineer (b. 1956)

Deaths12 years ago

2008 - Ken Reardon, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1921)

Deaths12 years ago

2008 - Sarla Thakral, First Indian woman to earn a pilot's license. (b. 1914)

Deaths12 years ago

2009 - Ron Silver, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1946)

Deaths11 years ago

2011 - Nate Dogg, American rapper (b. 1969)

Deaths9 years ago

2011 - Smiley Culture, English singer and DJ (b. 1963)

Deaths9 years ago

2012 - Mervyn Davies, Welsh rugby player (b. 1946)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Eb Gaines, American businessman and diplomat (b. 1927)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Luis Gonzales, Filipino actor (b. 1928)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Bernardino González Ruíz, Panamanian physician and politician, President of Panama (b. 1911)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Fran Matera, American illustrator (b. 1924)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Dave Philley, American baseball player and manager (b. 1920)

Deaths8 years ago

2013 - James Bonk, American chemist and academic (b. 1931)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Booth Gardner, American businessman and politician, 19th Governor of Washington (b. 1936)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Hardrock Gunter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1925)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Shannon Larratt, Canadian publisher, founded BMEzine (b. 1973)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Terry Lightfoot, English clarinet player (b. 1935)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Leverne McDonnell, Australian actress (b. 1963).

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Masamichi Noro, Japanese-French martial artist, founded Kinomichi (b. 1935)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Kallam Anji Reddy, Indian engineer and businessman, founded Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (b. 1940)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Peter Worsley, English sociologist (b. 1924)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Felipe Zetter, Mexican footballer (b. 1923)

Deaths7 years ago

2014 - Scott Asheton, American drummer (b. 1949).

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - David Brenner, American comedian, actor, and author (b. 1936)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Bo Callaway, American soldier and politician, 11th United States Secretary of the Army (b. 1927)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Clarissa Dickson Wright, English chef, author, and television personality (b. 1947)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Everett L. Fullam, American priest and scholar (b. 1930)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Cees Veerman, Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1943)

Deaths6 years ago

2015 - Collins Chabane, South African politician (b. 1960)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor and educator (b. 1928)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Narayan Desai, Indian author and activist (b. 1924)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Sally Forrest, American actress and dancer (b. 1928)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Curtis Gans, American political scientist and author (b. 1937)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Mike Porcaro, American bass player (b. 1955)

Deaths5 years ago

2016 - Sylvia Anderson, English voice actress and television and film producer (b. 1927)

Deaths4 years ago

2016 - Asa Briggs, English historian and academic (b. 1921)

Deaths4 years ago

2016 - Daryl Coley, American singer and pastor (b. 1955)

Deaths4 years ago

2016 - Seru Rabeni, Fijian rugby player (b. 1978)

Deaths4 years ago

2019 - Larry DiTillio, American film and TV series writer (b. 1948)

Deaths1 years ago

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