Holidays and observances

Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:Bahá'í Naw-Rúz, started at sunset on March 20. The end of the 19-day sunrise-to-sunset fast. (Bahá'í Faith)

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Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:Chunfen (China)

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Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:Earth Equinox Day

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Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:International Astrology Day

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Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:New Year (Thelema)

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Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:Nowruz (Persian, Gilaki, Kurdish, Zoroastrians, and other Iranian people and countries with an Iranian influence)

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Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:Ostara in the northern hemisphere, Mabon in the southern hemisphere. (Neo-Druidic Wheel of the Year)

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Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:Shunbun no Hi (Japan)

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Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:Sun-Earth Day (United States)

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Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:Vernal Equinox Day/Kōreisai (Japan)

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Earliest date for the vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:World Storytelling Day

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Earliest day on which Good Friday can fall, while April 23 is the latest; celebrated on Friday before Easter. (Christianity)

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Holidays and observances

Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Tunisia from France in 1956.

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Events

235 - Maximinus Thrax is proclaimed emperor.

Events

673 - Emperor Tenmu of Japan assumes the Chrysanthemum Throne at the Palace of Kiyomihara in Asuka.

Events

1600 - The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden: five Swedish noblemen are publicly beheaded in the aftermath of the War against Sigismund (1598–1599).

Events420 years ago

1602 - The Dutch East India Company is established.

Events418 years ago

1616 - Sir Walter Raleigh is freed from the Tower of London after 13 years of imprisonment.

Events404 years ago

1760 - The Great Boston Fire of 1760 destroys 349 buildings.

Events260 years ago

1815 - After escaping from Elba, Napoleon enters Paris with a regular army of 140,000 and a volunteer force of around 200,000, beginning his "Hundred Days" rule.

Events205 years ago
Events172 years ago
Events168 years ago
Events166 years ago

1861 - An earthquake destroys Mendoza, Argentina.

Events159 years ago

1888 - The premiere of the very first Romani language operetta is staged in Moscow, Russia.

Events132 years ago

1890 - Prime minister of the German Empire Otto von Bismarck is dismissed by Emperor Wilhelm II.

Events130 years ago

1896 - With the approval of Emperor Guangxu, the Qing dynasty post office is opened, marking the beginning of a postal service in China.

Events124 years ago

1913 - Sung Chiao-jen, a founder of the Chinese Nationalist Party, is wounded in an assassination attempt and dies 2 days later.

Events107 years ago
Events105 years ago

1921 - The Upper Silesia plebiscite was a plebiscite mandated by the Versailles Treaty to determine a section of the border between Weimar Germany and Poland.

Events99 years ago

1922 - The USS Langley is commissioned as the first United States Navy aircraft carrier.

Events98 years ago

1923 - The Arts Club of Chicago hosts the opening of Pablo Picasso's first United States showing, entitled Original Drawings by Pablo Picasso, becoming an early proponent of modern art in the United States.

Events97 years ago

1933 - Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler ordered the creation of Dachau concentration camp as Chief of Police of Munich and appointed Theodor Eicke as the camp commandant.

Events87 years ago

1942 - World War II: General Douglas MacArthur, at Terowie, South Australia, makes his famous speech regarding the fall of the Philippines, in which he says: "I came out of Bataan and I shall return".

Events78 years ago

1948 - With a Musicians Union ban lifted, the first telecasts of classical music in the United States, under Eugene Ormandy and Arturo Toscanini, are given on CBS and NBC.

Events72 years ago

1951 - Fujiyoshida, a city located in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, in the center of the Japanese main island of Honshū is founded.

Events69 years ago
Events68 years ago

1956 - Tunisia gains independence from France.

Events64 years ago

1964 - The precursor of the European Space Agency, ESRO (European Space Research Organisation) is established per an agreement signed on June 14, 1962.

Events56 years ago

1972 - The Troubles: The first Provisional IRA car bombing in Belfast kills seven people and injures 148 others in Northern Ireland.

Events48 years ago

1985 - Libby Riddles becomes the first woman to win the 1,135-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Events35 years ago

1985 - Canadian paraplegic athlete and humanitarian Rick Hansen begins his circumnavigation of the globe in a wheelchair in the name of spinal cord injury medical research.

Events35 years ago

1987 - The Food and Drug Administration approves the anti-AIDS drug, AZT.

Events33 years ago

1988 - Eritrean War of Independence: Having defeated the Nadew Command, the Eritrean People's Liberation Front enters the town of Afabet, victoriously concluding the Battle of Afabet.

Events32 years ago

1990 - Ferdinand Marcos's widow, Imelda Marcos, goes on trial for bribery, embezzlement, and racketeering.

Events30 years ago

1993 - The Troubles: A Provisional IRA bomb kills two children in Warrington, England. It leads to mass protests in both Britain and Ireland.

Events27 years ago

1995 - The Japanese cult Aum Shinrikyo carries out a sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway, killing 13 and wounding over 6,200 people.

Events25 years ago

1999 - Legoland California, the first Legoland outside of Europe, opens in Carlsbad, California.

Events21 years ago

2000 - Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, a former Black Panther once known as H. Rap Brown, is captured after murdering Georgia sheriff's deputy Ricky Kinchen and critically wounding Deputy Aldranon English.

Events20 years ago

2003 - Invasion of Iraq: In the early hours of the morning, the United States and three other countries (the UK, Australia and Poland) begin military operations in Iraq.

Events17 years ago

2006 - Over 150 Chadian soldiers are killed in eastern Chad by members of the rebel UFDC. The rebel movement sought to overthrow Chadian president Idriss Déby.

Events14 years ago

2012 - At least 52 people are killed and more than 250 injured in a wave of terror attacks across ten cities in Iraq.

Events8 years ago

2014 - Four suspected Taliban members attack the luxurious Kabul Serena Hotel, killing at least nine people.

Events6 years ago

2015 - A Solar eclipse, equinox, and a Supermoon all occur on the same day.

Events5 years ago

Births

43 BC - Ovid, Roman poet (d. 17)

Births

1253 - Magadu, renamed Wareru, founder of Ramanya Kingdom, renamed Hanthawady Kingdom of Pegu (b. a commoner; d. on a Saturday in January 1307)

Births767 years ago
Births701 years ago

1469 - Cecily of York (d. 1507)

Births551 years ago

1477 - Jerome Emser, German theologian and scholar (d. 1527)

Births543 years ago

1479 - Ippolito d'Este, Italian cardinal (d. 1520)

Births541 years ago

1502 - Pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (d. 1575)

Births518 years ago

1532 - Juan de Ribera, Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1611)

Births488 years ago

1612 - Anne Bradstreet, Puritan American poet (d. 1672)

Births408 years ago

1615 - Dara Shikoh, Indian prince (d. 1659)

Births405 years ago

1639 - Ivan Mazepa, Ukrainian diplomat, Hetman of Ukraine (d. 1709)

Births381 years ago

1725 - Abdul Hamid I, Ottoman sultan (d. 1789)

Births295 years ago

1737 - Rama I, Thai king (d. 1809)

Births283 years ago

1771 - Heinrich Clauren, German author (d. 1854)

Births249 years ago

1796 - Edward Gibbon Wakefield, English politician (d. 1862)

Births224 years ago

1799 - Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet and author (d. 1839)

Births221 years ago

1800 - Braulio Carrillo Colina, Costa Rican lawyer and politician, President of Costa Rica (d. 1845)

Births220 years ago

1805 - Thomas Cooper, British poet (d. 1892)

Births215 years ago

1811 - Napoleon II, French emperor (d. 1832)

Births209 years ago

1811 - George Caleb Bingham, American painter and politician, State Treasurer of Missouri (d. 1879)

Births209 years ago

1821 - Ned Buntline, American journalist, author, and publisher (d. 1886)

Births199 years ago

1824 - Theodor von Heuglin, German explorer and ornithologist (d. 1876)

Births196 years ago

1828 - Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian poet, playwright, and director (d. 1906)

Births192 years ago

1831 - Patrick Jennings, Northern Irish-Australian politician, 11th Premier of New South Wales (d. 1897)

Births189 years ago

1831 - Solomon L. Spink, American lawyer and politician (d. 1881)

Births189 years ago

1834 - Charles William Eliot, American mathematician and academic (d. 1926)

Births186 years ago

1836 - Ferris Jacobs, Jr., American general, lawyer, and politician (d. 1886)

Births184 years ago

1836 - Edward Poynter, English painter, illustrator, and curator (d. 1919)

Births184 years ago

1840 - Illarion Pryanishnikov, Russian painter (d. 1894)

Births180 years ago

1851 - Ismail Gasprinski, Ukrainian educator, publisher, and politician (d. 1914)

Births169 years ago

1856 - John Lavery, Irish painter (d. 1941)

Births164 years ago

1856 - Frederick Winslow Taylor, American tennis player and engineer (d. 1915)

Births164 years ago

1870 - Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, German general (d. 1964)

Births150 years ago

1874 - Börries von Münchhausen, German poet and activist (d. 1945)

Births146 years ago

1876 - Payne Whitney, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1927)

Births144 years ago

1879 - Maud Menten, Canadian physician and biochemist (d. 1960)

Births141 years ago

1882 - René Coty, French lawyer and politician, 17th President of France (d. 1962)

Births138 years ago

1882 - Harold Weber, American golfer (d. 1933)

Births138 years ago

1884 - Philipp Frank, Austrian-American physicist, mathematician, and philosopher (d. 1966)

Births136 years ago

1884 - John Jensen, Australian public servant (d. 1970)

Births136 years ago

1885 - Vernon Ransford, Australian cricketer (d. 1958)

Births135 years ago

1888 - Amanda Clement, American baseball player, umpire, and educator (d. 1971)

Births132 years ago

1890 - Lauritz Melchior, Danish-American tenor and actor (d. 1973)

Births130 years ago

1894 - Amalie Sara Colquhoun, Australian landscape and portrait painter (d. 1974)

Births126 years ago

1895 - Fredric Wertham, German-American psychologist and author (d. 1981)

Births125 years ago

1898 - Eduard Wiiralt, Estonian artist (d. 1954)

Births122 years ago

1900 - Amelia Chopitea Villa, Bolivia's first female physician (d. 1942)

Births120 years ago

1903 - Edgar Buchanan, American actor (d. 1979)

Births117 years ago

1904 - B. F. Skinner, American psychologist and author (d. 1990)

Births116 years ago

1905 - Jean Galia, French rugby player and boxer (d. 1949)

Births115 years ago

1906 - Abraham Beame, American accountant and politician, 104th Mayor of New York City (d. 2001)

Births114 years ago

1906 - Ozzie Nelson, American actor and bandleader (d. 1975)

Births114 years ago

1907 - Hugh MacLennan, Canadian author and educator (d. 1990)

Births113 years ago

1908 - Michael Redgrave, English actor and director (d. 1985)

Births112 years ago

1910 - Erwin Blask, German hammer thrower (d. 1999)

Births110 years ago

1911 - Alfonso García Robles, Mexican lawyer and diplomat, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)

Births109 years ago

1912 - Ralph Hauenstein, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2016)

Births108 years ago

1913 - Nikolai Stepulov, Russian-Estonian boxer (d. 1968)

Births107 years ago

1914 - Wendell Corey, American actor and politician (d. 1968)

Births106 years ago

1915 - Rudolf Kirchschläger, Austrian judge and politician, 8th President of Austria (d. 2000)

Births105 years ago

1915 - Sviatoslav Richter, Ukrainian pianist and composer (d. 1997)

Births105 years ago

1915 - Sister Rosetta Tharpe, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1973)

Births105 years ago

1916 - Pierre Messmer, French lieutenant and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 2007)

Births104 years ago

1917 - Vera Lynn, English singer, songwriter and actress

Births103 years ago

1917 - Yigael Yadin, Israeli archaeologist, general, and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1984)

Births103 years ago

1918 - Jack Barry, American game show host and producer, co-founded Barry & Enright Productions (d. 1984)

Births102 years ago

1918 - Donald Featherstone, English soldier and author (d. 2013)

Births102 years ago

1918 - Marian McPartland, English-American pianist and composer (d. 2013)

Births102 years ago

1918 - Bernd Alois Zimmermann, German composer (d. 1970)

Births102 years ago

1919 - Gerhard Barkhorn, German fighter ace (d. 1983)

Births101 years ago

1920 - Pamela Harriman, English-American diplomat, 58th United States Ambassador to France (d. 1997)

Births100 years ago

1920 - Rosemary Timperley, English author and screenwriter (d. 1988)

Births100 years ago

1921 - Usmar Ismail, Indonesian filmmaker (d. 1971)

Births99 years ago

1921 - Dušan Pirjevec, Slovenian historian and philosopher (d. 1977)

Births99 years ago

1921 - Alfréd Rényi, Hungarian mathematician and theorist (d. 1970)

Births99 years ago

1922 - Larry Elgart, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2017)

Births98 years ago

1922 - Ray Goulding, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1990)

Births98 years ago

1922 - Carl Reiner, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

Births98 years ago

1923 - Con Martin, Irish footballer and manager (d. 2013)

Births97 years ago

1923 - Shaukat Siddiqui, Pakistani journalist, author, and activist (d. 2006)

Births97 years ago

1925 - John Ehrlichman, American lawyer, 12th White House Counsel (d. 1999)

Births95 years ago

1927 - John Joubert, South African-English composer and academic (d. 2019)

Births93 years ago

1928 - Jerome Biffle, American long jumper and coach (d. 2002)

Births92 years ago

1928 - James P. Gordon, American physicist and engineer (d. 2013)

Births92 years ago

1928 - Fred Rogers, American television host and producer (d. 2003)

Births92 years ago

1929 - William Andrew MacKay, Canadian lawyer and judge (d. 2013)

Births91 years ago

1929 - Germán Robles, Spanish-Mexican actor and director (d. 2015)

Births91 years ago

1930 - S. Arasaratnam, Sri Lankan historian, author, and academic (d. 1998)

Births90 years ago

1931 - Hal Linden, American actor, singer, and director

Births89 years ago

1931 - Rein Raamat, Estonian director and screenwriter

Births89 years ago

1933 - Lateef Adegbite, Nigerian lawyer and politician (d. 2012)

Births87 years ago

1933 - George Altman, American baseball player

Births87 years ago

1933 - Ian Walsh, Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 2013)

Births87 years ago

1934 - Willie Brown, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 41st Mayor of San Francisco

Births86 years ago

1934 - David Malouf, Australian author and playwright

Births86 years ago

1935 - Ted Bessell, American actor and director (d. 1996)

Births85 years ago

1935 - Bettye Washington Greene, American chemist (d. 1995)

Births85 years ago

1936 - Lee "Scratch" Perry, Jamaican singer, songwriter, music producer, and inventor

Births84 years ago

1936 - Mark Saville, Baron Saville of Newdigate, English lieutenant, lawyer, and judge

Births84 years ago

1937 - Lois Lowry, American author

Births83 years ago

1937 - Jerry Reed, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 2008)

Births83 years ago

1938 - Sergei Novikov, Russian mathematician and academic

Births82 years ago

1939 - Gerald Curran, American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)

Births81 years ago

1939 - Don Edwards, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births81 years ago

1939 - Walter Jakob Gehring, Swiss biologist and academic (d. 2014)

Births81 years ago

1939 - Brian Mulroney, Canadian lawyer and politician, 18th Prime Minister of Canada

Births81 years ago

1940 - Stathis Chaitas, Greek footballer and manager

Births80 years ago

1940 - Mary Ellen Mark, American photographer and journalist (d. 2015)

Births80 years ago

1940 - Giampiero Moretti, Italian race car driver and businessman, founded the Momo company (d. 2012)

Births80 years ago

1941 - Pat Corrales, American baseball player and manager

Births79 years ago

1941 - Kenji Kimihara, Japanese runner

Births79 years ago

1943 - Gerard Malanga, American poet and photographer

Births77 years ago

1943 - Douglas Tompkins, American businessman, co-founded The North Face and Esprit Holdings (d. 2015)

Births77 years ago

1943 - Paul Junger Witt, American director and producer (d. 2018)

Births77 years ago

1944 - John Cameron, English composer and conductor

Births76 years ago

1944 - Camille Cosby, American author, producer, and philanthropist

Births76 years ago

1944 - Alan Harper, English-Irish archbishop

Births76 years ago

1945 - Henry Bartholomay, American soldier and pilot (d. 2015)

Births75 years ago

1945 - Jay Ingram, Canadian television host and author

Births75 years ago

1945 - Pat Riley, American basketball player and coach

Births75 years ago

1945 - Tim Yeo, English politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Births75 years ago

1946 - Douglas B. Green, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births74 years ago

1946 - Malcolm Simmons, English motorcycle racer (d. 2014)

Births74 years ago

1947 - John Boswell, American historian, philologist, and academic (d. 1994)

Births73 years ago

1948 - John de Lancie, American actor

Births72 years ago

1948 - Bobby Orr, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

Births72 years ago

1948 - Nikos Papazoglou, Greek singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2011)

Births72 years ago

1949 - Marcia Ball, American blues singer-songwriter and pianist

Births71 years ago

1949 - Richard Dowden, English journalist and educator

Births71 years ago

1950 - William Hurt, American actor

Births70 years ago

1950 - Carl Palmer, English drummer, percussionist, and songwriter

Births70 years ago

1951 - Jimmie Vaughan, American blues-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births69 years ago

1952 - Geoff Brabham, Australian race car driver

Births68 years ago

1952 - David Greenaway, English economist and academic

Births68 years ago

1953 - Phil Judd, New Zealand singer-songwriter, guitarist and painter

Births67 years ago

1954 - Mike Francesa, American radio talk show host and television commentator

Births66 years ago

1954 - Liana Kanelli, Greek journalist and politician

Births66 years ago

1954 - Paul Mirabella, American baseball player

Births66 years ago

1955 - Nina Kiriki Hoffman, American author

Births65 years ago

1955 - Ian Moss, Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter

Births65 years ago
Births64 years ago

1956 - Anne Donahue, American lawyer and politician

Births64 years ago

1956 - Naoto Takenaka, Japanese actor, comedian, singer, and director

Births64 years ago

1957 - Vanessa Bell Calloway, American actress

Births63 years ago

1957 - David Foster, Australian woodchopper

Births63 years ago

1957 - Spike Lee, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

Births63 years ago

1957 - Theresa Russell, American actress

Births63 years ago

1957 - Chris Wedge, American animator, producer, screenwriter, and voice actor

Births63 years ago

1958 - Holly Hunter, American actress and producer

Births62 years ago

1958 - Rickey Jackson, American football player

Births62 years ago

1958 - Joe Reaiche, Australian rugby player

Births62 years ago

1959 - Dave Beasant, English footballer and coach

Births61 years ago

1959 - Mary Roach, American author

Births61 years ago

1959 - Sting (wrestler), American wrestler

Births61 years ago

1959 - Peter Truscott, Baron Truscott, British Labour Party politician and peer

Births61 years ago

1960 - Norm Magnusson, American painter and sculptor

Births60 years ago

1960 - Norbert Pohlmann, German computer scientist and academic

Births60 years ago

1960 - Yuri Shargin, Russian colonel, engineer, and astronaut

Births60 years ago

1961 - Ingrid Arndt-Brauer, German politician

Births59 years ago

1961 - Jesper Olsen, Danish footballer and manager

Births59 years ago

1961 - Sara Wheeler, English author and journalist

Births59 years ago

1962 - Stephen Sommers, American director, producer, and screenwriter

Births58 years ago

1963 - Paul Annacone, American tennis player and coach

Births57 years ago

1963 - Kathy Ireland, American model, actress, and furniture designer

Births57 years ago

1963 - Yelena Romanova, Russian runner (d. 2007)

Births57 years ago

1963 - David Thewlis, English-French actor, director, and screenwriter

Births57 years ago

1964 - Natacha Atlas, Belgian singer-songwriter

Births56 years ago

1965 - William Dalrymple, Scottish historian and author

Births55 years ago

1967 - Xavier Beauvois, French actor, director, and screenwriter

Births53 years ago

1967 - Mookie Blaylock, American basketball player

Births53 years ago

1968 - Carlos Almeida, Cape Verdean runner

Births52 years ago

1968 - A. J. Jacobs, American journalist and author

Births52 years ago

1968 - Paul Merson, English footballer and manager

Births52 years ago

1968 - Ultra Naté, American singer, songwriter, record producer, DJ, and promoter

Births52 years ago

1969 - Yvette Cooper, English economist and politician, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Births51 years ago

1969 - Fabien Galthie, French rugby player

Births51 years ago

1970 - Edoardo Ballerini, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

Births50 years ago

1970 - Josephine Medina, Filipino Paralympic table tennis player

Births50 years ago

1970 - sj Miller, American academic, public speaker, and social justice activist

Births50 years ago

1970 - Michael Rapaport, American actor, podcast host, and director

Births50 years ago

1971 - Manny Alexander, Dominican baseball player

Births49 years ago

1971 - Touré, American journalist and author

Births49 years ago

1972 - Chilly Gonzales, Canadian-German singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer

Births48 years ago

1972 - Alex Kapranos, English-Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

Births48 years ago

1972 - Greg Searle, English rower

Births48 years ago

1972 - Marco Sejna, German footballer

Births48 years ago

1972 - Cristel Vahtra, Estonian skier

Births48 years ago

1973 - Nicky Boje, South African cricketer

Births47 years ago

1973 - Natalya Khrushcheleva, Russian runner

Births47 years ago

1973 - Talal Khalifa Aljeri, Kuwaiti Businessman

Births47 years ago

1974 - Carsten Ramelow, German footballer

Births46 years ago

1975 - Ramin Bahrani, American director, producer, and screenwriter

Births45 years ago

1975 - Isolde Kostner, Italian skier

Births45 years ago

1976 - Chester Bennington, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (d. 2017)

Births44 years ago

1978 - Brent Sherwin, Australian rugby league player

Births42 years ago

1979 - Shinnosuke Abe, Japanese baseball player

Births41 years ago

1979 - Freema Agyeman, English actress

Births41 years ago

1979 - Keven Mealamu, New Zealand rugby player

Births41 years ago

1980 - Jamal Crawford, American basketball player

Births40 years ago

1980 - Robertas Javtokas, Lithuanian basketball player

Births40 years ago

1981 - Ian Murray, Scottish footballer

Births39 years ago

1981 - Carl Webb, Australian rugby league player

Births39 years ago

1982 - Terrence Duffin, Zimbabwean cricketer

Births38 years ago

1982 - Tomasz Kuszczak, Polish footballer

Births38 years ago

1982 - José Moreira, Portuguese footballer

Births38 years ago

1983 - Carolina Padrón, Venezuelan journalist

Births37 years ago

1983 - Jenni Vartiainen, Finnish singer

Births37 years ago

1984 - Vikram Banerjee, English cricketer

Births36 years ago

1984 - Christy Carlson Romano, American actress and singer

Births36 years ago

1984 - Fernando Torres, Spanish footballer

Births36 years ago

1985 - Morgan Amalfitano, French footballer

Births35 years ago

1985 - Ronnie Brewer, American basketball player

Births35 years ago

1985 - Nicolas Lombaerts, Belgian footballer

Births35 years ago

1986 - Dean Geyer, South African-Australian singer-songwriter and actor

Births34 years ago

1986 - Julián Magallanes, Argentinian footballer

Births34 years ago

1986 - Ruby Rose, Australian actress and model

Births34 years ago

1986 - Román Torres, Panamanian footballer

Births34 years ago

1987 - Daniel Maa Boumsong, Cameroonian footballer

Births33 years ago

1987 - , Brazilian footballer

Births33 years ago

1987 - Pedro Ken, Brazilian footballer

Births33 years ago

1987 - Sergei Kostitsyn, Belarusian ice hockey player

Births33 years ago

1989 - Xavier Dolan, Canadian actor and director

Births31 years ago

1989 - Tamim Iqbal, Bangladeshi Cricketer

Births31 years ago

1990 - Blake Ferguson, Australian rugby league player

Births30 years ago

1990 - Marcos Rojo, Argentine footballer

Births30 years ago

1991 - Mattia Destro, Italian footballer

Births29 years ago

1991 - Michał Kucharczyk, Polish footballer

Births29 years ago

1991 - Ethan Lowe, Australian rugby league player

Births29 years ago

1993 - Sloane Stephens, American tennis player

Births27 years ago

1995 - Jack Bird, Australian rugby league player

Births25 years ago

Deaths

687 - Cuthbert, Northumbrian (English) monk, bishop, and saint (b. 634)

Deaths

842 - Alfonso II, king of Asturias (Spain) (b. 759)

Deaths

851 - Ebbo, archbishop of Reims

Deaths

1181 - Taira no Kiyomori, Japanese general (b. 1118)

Deaths839 years ago

1191 - Pope Clement III (b. 1130)

Deaths829 years ago

1239 - Hermann von Salza, German knight and diplomat (b. 1179)

Deaths781 years ago

1302 - Ralph Walpole, Bishop of Norwich

Deaths718 years ago

1336 - Maurice Csák, Hungarian Dominican friar (b. 1270)

Deaths684 years ago

1351 - Muhammad bin Tughluq, Sultan of Delhi

Deaths669 years ago
Deaths630 years ago
Deaths607 years ago
Deaths580 years ago

1475 - Georges Chastellain, Burgundian chronicler and poet

Deaths545 years ago
Deaths471 years ago
Deaths452 years ago
Deaths401 years ago

1673 - Augustyn Kordecki, Polish monk (b. 1603)

Deaths347 years ago

1688 - Maria of Orange-Nassau, Dutch princess (b. 1642)

Deaths332 years ago

1730 - Adrienne Lecouvreur, French actress (b. 1692)

Deaths290 years ago

1746 - Nicolas de Largillière, French painter and academic (b. 1656)

Deaths274 years ago

1780 - Benjamin Truman, English brewer and businessman (b. 1699)

Deaths240 years ago
Deaths227 years ago

1835 - Louis Léopold Robert, French painter (b. 1794)

Deaths185 years ago

1849 - James Justinian Morier, Turkish-English author and diplomat (b. 1780)

Deaths171 years ago

1855 - Joseph Aspdin, English businessman (b. 1788)

Deaths165 years ago

1865 - Yamanami Keisuke, Japanese samurai (b. 1833)

Deaths155 years ago

1874 - Hans Christian Lumbye, Danish composer and conductor (b. 1810)

Deaths146 years ago

1878 - Julius Robert von Mayer, German physician and physicist (b. 1814)

Deaths142 years ago

1894 - Lajos Kossuth, Hungarian lawyer, journalist and politician (b. 1802)

Deaths126 years ago

1897 - Apollon Maykov, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1821)

Deaths123 years ago

1899 - Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist and author (b. 1822)

Deaths121 years ago

1909 - Friedrich Amelung, Estonian historian and businessman (b. 1842)

Deaths111 years ago

1918 - Lewis A. Grant, American general and lawyer (b. 1828)

Deaths102 years ago
Deaths95 years ago

1929 - Ferdinand Foch, French field marshal (b. 1851)

Deaths91 years ago

1930 - Arthur F. Andrews, American cyclist (b. 1876)

Deaths90 years ago

1931 - Hermann Müller, German journalist and politician, 12th Chancellor of Germany (b. 1876)

Deaths89 years ago

1933 - Giuseppe Zangara, Italian-American assassin of Anton Cermak (b. 1900; executed)

Deaths87 years ago

1940 - Alfred Ploetz, German physician, biologist, and eugenicist (b. 1860)

Deaths80 years ago

1945 - Dorothy Campbell, Scottish-American golfer (b. 1883)

Deaths75 years ago

1946 - Amadeus William Grabau, American-Chinese geologist, paleontologist, and academic (b. 1870)

Deaths74 years ago

1947 - Sigurd Wallén, Swedish actor and director (b. 1884)

Deaths73 years ago

1952 - Hjalmar Väre, Finnish cyclist (b. 1892)

Deaths68 years ago

1958 - Adegoke Adelabu, Nigerian merchant, journalist, and politician (b. 1915)

Deaths62 years ago

1964 - Brendan Behan, Irish republican and playwright (b. 1923)

Deaths56 years ago

1965 - Daniel Frank, American long jumper (b. 1882)

Deaths55 years ago

1966 - Johnny Morrison, American baseball player (b. 1895)

Deaths54 years ago

1968 - Carl Theodor Dreyer, Danish director and screenwriter (b. 1889)

Deaths52 years ago

1969 - Henri Longchambon, French politician (b. 1896)

Deaths51 years ago

1971 - Falih Rıfkı Atay, Turkish journalist and politician (b. 1894)

Deaths49 years ago

1972 - Marilyn Maxwell, American actress (b. 1921)

Deaths48 years ago

1974 - Chet Huntley, American journalist (b. 1911)

Deaths46 years ago
Deaths43 years ago

1977 - Terukuni Manzō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 38th Yokozuna (b. 1919)

Deaths43 years ago

1978 - Jacques Brugnon, French tennis player (b. 1895)

Deaths42 years ago

1981 - Gerry Bertier, American football player (b. 1953)

Deaths39 years ago

1983 - Ivan Matveyevich Vinogradov, Russian mathematician and academic (b. 1891)

Deaths37 years ago

1990 - Maurice Cloche, French director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1907)

Deaths30 years ago

1990 - Lev Yashin, Russian footballer (b. 1929)

Deaths30 years ago

1992 - Georges Delerue, French composer (b. 1925)

Deaths28 years ago

1993 - Polykarp Kusch, German-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)

Deaths27 years ago

1994 - Lewis Grizzard, American writer and humorist (b. 1946)

Deaths26 years ago

1997 - V. S. Pritchett, English short story writer, essayist, and critic (b. 1900)

Deaths23 years ago

1999 - Patrick Heron, British painter (b. 1920)

Deaths21 years ago

2000 - Gene Eugene, Canadian-American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1961)

Deaths20 years ago

2001 - Luis Alvarado, Puerto Rican-American baseball player (b. 1949)

Deaths19 years ago
Deaths16 years ago

2004 - Pierre Sévigny, Canadian colonel and politician (b. 1917)

Deaths16 years ago

2005 - Armand Lohikoski, American-Finnish director and screenwriter (b. 1912)

Deaths15 years ago

2007 - Raynald Fréchette, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1933)

Deaths13 years ago

2007 - Taha Yassin Ramadan, Iraqi politician, Vice President of Iraq (b. 1938)

Deaths13 years ago

2007 - Hawa Yakubu, Ghanaian politician (b. 1948)

Deaths13 years ago

2010 - Ai, American poet and academic (b. 1947)

Deaths10 years ago

2010 - Girija Prasad Koirala, Indian-Nepalese politician, 30th Prime Minister of Nepal (b. 1924)

Deaths10 years ago

2010 - Stewart Udall, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 37th United States Secretary of the Interior (b. 1920)

Deaths10 years ago

2011 - Johnny Pearson, English pianist, conductor, and composer (b. 1925)

Deaths9 years ago

2012 - Lincoln Hall, Australian mountaineer and author (b. 1955)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Noboru Ishiguro, Japanese animator and director (b. 1938)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg, Polish-Israeli rabbi and author (b. 1910)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Jim Stynes, Irish-Australian footballer (b. 1966)

Deaths8 years ago

2013 - James Herbert, English author (b. 1943)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - George Lowe, New Zealand-English mountaineer and explorer (b. 1924)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Zillur Rahman, Bangladeshi lawyer and politician, 15th President of Bangladesh (b. 1929)

Deaths7 years ago

2014 - Hennie Aucamp, South African poet, author, and academic (b. 1934)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Hilderaldo Bellini, Brazilian footballer (b. 1930)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Tonie Nathan, American politician (b. 1923)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Khushwant Singh, Indian journalist and author (b. 1915)

Deaths6 years ago

2015 - Eva Burrows, Australian 13th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1929)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Malcolm Fraser, Australian politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1930)

Deaths5 years ago

2016 - Anker Jørgensen, Danish politician, Prime Minister of Denmark (b. 1922)

Deaths4 years ago

2017 - David Rockefeller, American billionaire and philanthropist (b. 1915)

Deaths3 years ago

2018 - C. K. Mann, a Ghanaian Highlife musician and producer (b. 1936)

Deaths2 years ago

2019 - Mary Warnock, English philosopher & writer (b. 1924)

Deaths1 years ago

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