Holidays and observances

Feast of Asmá’ (Bahá'í Faith, only if Bahá'í Naw-Rúz falls on March 21)

Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances

Restoration of Independence Day, re-declaration of the independence of Estonia from the Soviet Union in 1991.

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

Events

AD 14 - Agrippa Postumus, maternal grandson of the late Roman emperor Augustus, is executed by his guards under mysterious circumstances while in exile.

Events

636 - Battle of Yarmouk: Arab forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid take control of the Levant away from the Byzantine Empire, marking the first great wave of Muslim conquests and the rapid advance of Islam outside Arabia.

Events

917 - Battle of Acheloos: Tsar Simeon I of Bulgaria decisively defeats a Byzantine army.

Events

1083 - Canonization of the first King of Hungary, Saint Stephen and his son Saint Emeric celebrated as a National Day in Hungary.

Events937 years ago

1191 - Richard I of England initiates the Massacre at Ayyadieh, leaving 2,600-3,000 Muslim hostages dead.

Events829 years ago

1308 - Pope Clement V pardons Jacques de Molay, the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar, absolving him of charges of heresy.

Events712 years ago
Events629 years ago

1467 - The Second Battle of Olmedo takes places as part of a succession conflict between Henry IV of Castile and his half-brother Alfonso, Prince of Asturias.

Events553 years ago

1519 - Philosopher and general Wang Yangming defeats Zhu Chenhao, ending the Prince of Ning rebellion against the reign of the Ming dynasty's Zhengde Emperor.

Events501 years ago

1648 - Battle of Lens: French Duc d'Enghien defeats Spaniards

Events372 years ago

1672 - Former Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis are brutally murdered by an angry mob in The Hague.

Events348 years ago

1707 - The first Siege of Pensacola comes to an end with the failure of the British to capture Pensacola, Florida.

Events313 years ago

1710 - War of the Spanish Succession: A multinational army led by the Austrian commander Guido Starhemberg defeats the Spanish-Bourbon army commanded by Alexandre Maître, Marquis de Bay in the Battle of Saragossa.

Events310 years ago

1775 - The Spanish establish the Presidio San Augustin del Tucson in the town that became Tucson, Arizona.

Events245 years ago

1794 - Battle of Fallen Timbers: American troops force a confederacy of Shawnee, Mingo, Delaware, Wyandot, Miami, Ottawa, Chippewa, and Potawatomi warriors into a disorganized retreat.

Events226 years ago

1852 - Steamboat Atlantic sank on Lake Erie after a collision, with the loss of at least 150 lives.

Events168 years ago

1858 - Charles Darwin first publishes his theory of evolution through natural selection in The Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, alongside Alfred Russel Wallace's same theory.

Events162 years ago

1866 - President Andrew Johnson formally declares the American Civil War over.

Events154 years ago

1882 - Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture debuts in Moscow, Russia.

Events138 years ago

1905 - Sun Yat-sen, Chinese revolutionary, forms the first chapter of T'ung Meng Hui, a union of all secret societies determined to bringing down the Manchus.

Events115 years ago

1910 - The Great Fire of 1910 (also commonly referred to as the "Big Blowup" or the "Big Burn") occurs in northeast Washington, northern Idaho (the panhandle), and western Montana, burning approximately 3 million acres (12,000 km).

Events110 years ago
Events106 years ago

1920 - The first commercial radio station, 8MK (now WWJ), begins operations in Detroit.

Events100 years ago

1920 - The National Football League is organized as the American Professional Football Conference in Canton, Ohio

Events100 years ago

1926 - Japan's public broadcasting company, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK) is established.

Events94 years ago

1938 - Lou Gehrig hits his 23rd career grand slam, a record that stood for 75 years until it was broken by Alex Rodriguez.

Events82 years ago

1940 - In Mexico City, exiled Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky is fatally wounded with an ice axe by Ramón Mercader. He dies the next day.

Events80 years ago

1940 - World War II: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill makes the fourth of his famous wartime speeches, containing the line "Never was so much owed by so many to so few".

Events80 years ago

1944 - World War II: One hundred sixty-eight captured allied airmen, including Phil Lamason, accused by the Gestapo of being "terror fliers", arrive at Buchenwald concentration camp.

Events76 years ago

1944 - World War II: The Battle of Romania begins with a major Soviet Union offensive.

Events76 years ago

1950 - Korean War: United Nations repel an offensive by North Korean divisions attempting to cross the Nakdong River and assault the city of Taegu.

Events70 years ago

1955 - Battle of Philippeville: In Morocco, a force of Berbers from the Atlas Mountains region of Algeria raid two rural settlements and kill 77 French nationals.

Events65 years ago

1960 - Senegal breaks from the Mali Federation, declaring its independence.

Events60 years ago

1962 - The NS Savannah, the world's first nuclear-powered civilian ship, embarks on its maiden voyage.

Events58 years ago

1968 - Cold War: Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia, crushing the Prague Spring. East German participation is limited to a few specialists due to memories of the recent war. Only Albania and Romania refuse to participate.

Events52 years ago

1975 - Viking program: NASA launches the Viking 1 planetary probe toward Mars.

Events45 years ago

1977 - Voyager program: NASA launches the Voyager 2 spacecraft.

Events43 years ago

1986 - In Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S. Postal employee Patrick Sherrill guns down 14 of his co-workers and then commits suicide.

Events34 years ago

1988 - "Black Saturday" of the Yellowstone fire in Yellowstone National Park

Events32 years ago

1988 - Iran-Iraq War: A ceasefire is agreed after almost eight years of war.

Events32 years ago
Events32 years ago

1989 - The pleasure boat Marchioness sinks on the River Thames following a collision. Fifty-one people are killed.

Events31 years ago

1991 - Dissolution of the Soviet Union, August Coup: More than 100,000 people rally outside the Soviet Union's parliament building protesting the coup aiming to depose President Mikhail Gorbachev.

Events29 years ago

1991 - Estonia, occupied by and incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1940, issues a decision on the re-establishment of independence on the basis of legal continuity of its pre-occupation statehood.

Events29 years ago

1993 - After rounds of secret negotiations in Norway, the Oslo Accords are signed, followed by a public ceremony in Washington, D.C. the following month.

Events27 years ago

1995 - The Firozabad rail disaster claimed 358 lives in Firozabad, India.

Events25 years ago

1997 - Souhane massacre in Algeria; over 60 people are killed and 15 kidnapped.

Events23 years ago

1998 - The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government's approval.

Events22 years ago

1998 - U.S. embassy bombings: The United States launches cruise missile attacks against alleged al-Qaeda camps in Afghanistan and a suspected chemical weapons plant in Sudan in retaliation for the August 7 bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Events22 years ago

2002 - A group of Iraqis opposed to the regime of Saddam Hussein take over the Iraqi embassy in Berlin, Germany for five hours before releasing their hostages and surrendering.

Events18 years ago

2006 - Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Tamil politician and former MP S. Sivamaharajah is shot dead at his home in Tellippalai.

Events14 years ago

2007 - China Airlines Flight 120 caught fire and exploded after landing at Naha Airport in Okinawa, Japan.

Events13 years ago

2008 - Spanair Flight 5022, from Madrid, Spain to Gran Canaria, skids off the runway and crashes at Barajas Airport. Of the 172 people on board, 146 die immediately, and eight more later die of injuries sustained in the crash.

Events12 years ago

2012 - A prison riot in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, kills at least 20 people.

Events8 years ago

2014 - Seventy-two people are killed in Japan's Hiroshima Prefecture by a series of landslides caused by a month's worth of rain that fell in one day.

Events6 years ago

2016 - Fifty-four people are killed when a suicide bomber detonates himself at a Kurdish wedding party in Gaziantep, Turkey.

Events4 years ago

Births

1086 - Bolesław III Wrymouth, Prince of Poland (d. 1138)

Births934 years ago

1377 - Shahrukh Mirza, ruler of Persia and Transoxiania (d. 1447)

Births643 years ago

1457 - Seongjong of Joseon, King of Joseon (d. 1494)

Births563 years ago

1517 - Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, French cardinal and art collector (d. 1586)

Births503 years ago

1561 - Jacopo Peri, Italian singer and composer (d. 1633)

Births459 years ago

1625 - Thomas Corneille, French playwright and philologist (d. 1709)

Births395 years ago

1632 - Louis Bourdaloue, French preacher and academic (d. 1704)

Births388 years ago

1659 - Henry Every, English pirate (d. 1696)

Births361 years ago

1710 - Thomas Simpson, English mathematician and academic (d. 1761)

Births310 years ago

1719 - Christian Mayer, Czech astronomer and educator (d. 1783)

Births301 years ago

1720 - Bernard de Bury, French harpsichord player and composer (d. 1785)

Births300 years ago

1778 - Bernardo O'Higgins, Chilean general and politician, 2nd Supreme Director of Chile (d. 1842)

Births242 years ago

1779 - Jöns Jacob Berzelius, Swedish chemist and academic (d. 1848)

Births241 years ago

1789 - Abbas Mirza, Qajar crown prince of Persia (d. 1833)

Births231 years ago

1799 - James Prinsep, English orientalist and scholar (d. 1840)

Births221 years ago

1833 - Benjamin Harrison, American general, lawyer, and politician, 23rd President of the United States (d. 1901)

Births187 years ago

1845 - Albert Chmielowski, Polish saint, founded the Albertine Brothers (d. 1916)

Births175 years ago

1847 - Andrew Greenwood, English cricketer (d. 1889)

Births173 years ago

1847 - Bolesław Prus, Polish journalist and author (d. 1912)

Births173 years ago

1856 - Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, German poet and playwright (d. 1909)

Births164 years ago

1860 - Raymond Poincaré, French lawyer and politician, 10th President of France (d. 1934)

Births160 years ago

1865 - Bernard Tancred, South African cricketer and lawyer (d. 1911)

Births155 years ago

1868 - Ellen Roosevelt, American tennis player (d. 1954)

Births152 years ago

1873 - Eliel Saarinen, Finnish architect and academic, co-designed the National Museum of Finland (d. 1950)

Births147 years ago

1881 - Edgar Guest, English-American poet and author (d. 1959)

Births139 years ago

1881 - Aleksander Hellat, Estonian politician, 6th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1943)

Births139 years ago

1884 - Rudolf Bultmann, German Lutheran theologian and professor of New Testament at the University of Marburg (d. 1976)

Births136 years ago

1885 - Dino Campana, Italian poet and author (d. 1932)

Births135 years ago

1886 - Paul Tillich, German-American philosopher and theologian (d. 1965)

Births134 years ago

1887 - Phan Khôi, Vietnamese journalist and scholar (d. 1959)

Births133 years ago

1888 - Tôn Đức Thắng, Vietnamese politician, 2nd President of Vietnam (d. 1980)

Births132 years ago

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

Births130 years ago

1896 - Gostha Pal, Indian footballer (d. 1976)

Births124 years ago

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

Births123 years ago

1898 - Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish historian, journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1973)

Births122 years ago

1901 - Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian novelist and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)

Births119 years ago

1905 - Jean Gebser, German linguist, poet, and philosopher (d. 1973)

Births115 years ago

1905 - Mikio Naruse, Japanese director and screenwriter (d. 1969)

Births115 years ago

1905 - Jack Teagarden, American singer-songwriter and trombonist (d. 1964)

Births115 years ago

1906 - Vidrik Rootare, Estonian chess player (d. 1981)

Births114 years ago

1908 - Al López, American baseball player and manager (d. 2005)

Births112 years ago

1909 - André Morell, English actor (d. 1978)

Births111 years ago

1909 - Alby Roberts, New Zealand cricketer and rugby player (d. 1978)

Births111 years ago

1910 - Eero Saarinen, Finnish-American architect and furniture designer, designed the Gateway Arch (d. 1961)

Births110 years ago

1912 - John H. Michaelis, American general (d. 1985)

Births108 years ago

1913 - Roger Wolcott Sperry, American neuropsychologist and neurobiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1994)

Births107 years ago

1916 - Paul Felix Schmidt, Estonian-German chess player and chemist (d. 1984)

Births104 years ago

1918 - Jacqueline Susann, American actress and author (d. 1974)

Births102 years ago

1919 - Walter Bernstein, American screenwriter and producer

Births101 years ago

1919 - Adamantios Androutsopoulos, Greek lawyer, educator and politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2000)

Births101 years ago

1921 - Keith Froome, Australian rugby league player (d. 1978)

Births99 years ago

1921 - Jack Wilson, Australian cricketer (d. 1985)

Births99 years ago

1923 - Jim Reeves, American singer-songwriter (d. 1964)

Births97 years ago

1924 - George Zuverink, American baseball player (d. 2014)

Births96 years ago

1926 - Frank Rosolino, American jazz trombonist (d. 1978)

Births94 years ago

1926 - Nobby Wirkowski, American-Canadian football player and coach (d. 2014)

Births94 years ago

1927 - John Boardman, English archaeologist and historian

Births93 years ago

1927 - Yootha Joyce, English actress (d. 1980)

Births93 years ago

1927 - Fred Kavli, Norwegian-American businessman and philanthropist, founded The Kavli Foundation (d. 2013)

Births93 years ago

1927 - Peter Oakley, English soldier and blogger (d. 2014)

Births93 years ago

1929 - Kevin Heffernan, Irish footballer and manager (d. 2013)

Births91 years ago

1930 - Mario Bernardi, Canadian pianist and conductor (d. 2013)

Births90 years ago

1930 - Peter Randall, English sergeant (d. 2007)

Births90 years ago

1931 - Don King, American boxing promoter

Births89 years ago

1932 - Anthony Ainley, English actor (d. 2004)

Births88 years ago

1932 - Vasily Aksyonov, Russian physician, author, and academic (d. 2009)

Births88 years ago

1932 - Atholl McKinnon, South African cricketer (d. 1983)

Births88 years ago

1933 - George J. Mitchell, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician

Births87 years ago

1934 - Sneaky Pete Kleinow, American country-rock pedal-steel guitarist and songwriter (d. 2007)

Births86 years ago

1934 - Tom Mangold, German-English journalist and author

Births86 years ago

1935 - Ron Paul, American captain, physician, and politician

Births85 years ago

1936 - Hideki Shirakawa, Japanese chemist, engineer, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

Births84 years ago

1937 - Stelvio Cipriani, Italian composer

Births83 years ago

1937 - Andrei Konchalovsky, Russian director, producer, and screenwriter

Births83 years ago

1937 - Sky Saxon, American singer-songwriter and bassist (d. 2009)

Births83 years ago

1938 - Peter Day, English chemist and academic

Births82 years ago

1938 - Alain Vivien, French politician

Births82 years ago

1939 - Fernando Poe Jr., Filipino actor and politician (d. 2004)

Births81 years ago

1939 - Mike Velarde, Filipino televangelist and religious leader

Births81 years ago

1940 - Rubén Hinojosa, American businessman and politician

Births80 years ago

1940 - Gus Macdonald, Scottish academic and politician, Minister for the Cabinet Office

Births80 years ago

1940 - Rex Sellers, Indian-Australian cricketer

Births80 years ago

1941 - Dave Brock, English singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births79 years ago

1941 - Rich Brooks, American football player and coach

Births79 years ago

1941 - Anne Evans, English soprano and actress

Births79 years ago

1941 - William H. Gray, American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)

Births79 years ago

1941 - Slobodan Milošević, Serbian lawyer and politician, 1st President of Serbia (d. 2006)

Births79 years ago

1941 - Robin Oakley, English journalist and author

Births79 years ago

1941 - Jo Ramírez, Mexican race car driver and manager

Births79 years ago

1942 - Isaac Hayes, American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor (d. 2008)

Births78 years ago

1942 - Fred Norman, American baseball player

Births78 years ago

1943 - Roger Gale, English journalist and politician

Births77 years ago

1943 - Sylvester McCoy, Scottish actor

Births77 years ago

1944 - Rajiv Gandhi, Indian lawyer and politician, 6th Prime Minister of India (d. 1991)

Births76 years ago

1944 - Graig Nettles, American baseball player and manager

Births76 years ago

1945 - Roy Gardner, English businessman

Births75 years ago

1946 - Mufaddal Saifuddin, 53rd Da'i al-Mutlaq of Fatimid Caliphate الدولة الفاطمية

Births74 years ago

1946 - Henryk Broder, Polish-German journalist and author

Births74 years ago

1946 - Connie Chung, American journalist

Births74 years ago

1946 - Laurent Fabius, French politician, 158th Prime Minister of France

Births74 years ago

1946 - Ralf Hütter, German singer and keyboard player

Births74 years ago

1946 - N. R. Narayana Murthy, Indian businessman, co-founded Infosys

Births74 years ago

1947 - Alan Lee, English painter and illustrator

Births73 years ago

1947 - Ray Wise, American actor

Births73 years ago

1948 - John Noble, Australian actor and director

Births72 years ago

1948 - Robert Plant, English singer-songwriter

Births72 years ago

1949 - Nikolas Asimos, Greek singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1988)

Births71 years ago

1949 - Phil Lynott, Irish singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (d. 1986)

Births71 years ago

1951 - DeForest Soaries, American minister and politician, 30th Secretary of State of New Jersey

Births69 years ago

1952 - John Emburey, English cricketer and coach

Births68 years ago

1952 - Doug Fieger, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2010)

Births68 years ago

1952 - John Hiatt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births68 years ago

1952 - Ric Menello, American director and screenwriter (d. 2013)

Births68 years ago

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

Births67 years ago

1953 - Peter Horton, American actor and director

Births67 years ago

1953 - Mike Jackson, American politician

Births67 years ago

1953 - Jim Trenton, American radio host and actor

Births67 years ago

1953 - Leroy Burgess, American singer, songwriter, keyboard player, recording artist, and record producer

Births67 years ago

1954 - Quinn Buckner, American basketball player and coach

Births66 years ago

1954 - Tawn Mastrey, American radio host and producer (d. 2007)

Births66 years ago

1954 - Al Roker, American news anchor, television personality, and author

Births66 years ago

1955 - Agnes Chan, Hong Kong singer and author

Births65 years ago

1956 - Joan Allen, American actress

Births64 years ago

1956 - Alvin Greenidge, Barbadian cricketer

Births64 years ago

1956 - Desmond Swayne, English soldier and politician, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household

Births64 years ago

1957 - Finlay Calder, Scottish rugby player

Births63 years ago

1957 - Jim Calder, Scottish rugby player

Births63 years ago

1957 - Simon Donaldson, English mathematician and academic

Births63 years ago

1957 - Sorin Antohi, Romanian journalist and historian

Births63 years ago

1957 - Paul Johnson, American football coach

Births63 years ago

1958 - Nigel Dodds, Northern Irish lawyer and politician

Births62 years ago

1958 - Patricia Rozema, Canadian director and screenwriter

Births62 years ago

1958 - David O. Russell, American director and screenwriter

Births62 years ago

1958 - John Stehr, American journalist

Births62 years ago

1960 - Dom Duff, Breton singer-songwriter, guitarist, composer

Births60 years ago

1960 - Mark Langston, American baseball player

Births60 years ago

1961 - Amanda Sonia Berry, English businesswoman

Births59 years ago

1962 - James Marsters, American actor

Births58 years ago

1963 - Uwe Bialon, German footballer and manager

Births57 years ago

1963 - Kal Daniels, American baseball player

Births57 years ago

1963 - José Cecena, Mexican baseball player

Births57 years ago
Births56 years ago

1965 - KRS-One, American rapper and producer

Births55 years ago

1966 - Miguel Albaladejo, Spanish director and screenwriter

Births54 years ago

1966 - Dimebag Darrell, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2004)

Births54 years ago

1966 - Enrico Letta, Italian lawyer and politician, 55th Prime Minister of Italy

Births54 years ago

1966 - Liu Chunyan, Chinese host and voice actress

Births54 years ago

1967 - Andy Benes, American baseball player

Births53 years ago

1968 - Brett Angell, English footballer and coach

Births52 years ago

1968 - Abdelatif Benazzi, Moroccan-French rugby player

Births52 years ago

1968 - Klas Ingesson, Swedish footballer and manager (d. 2014)

Births52 years ago

1968 - Yuri Shiratori, Japanese voice actress and singer

Births52 years ago

1968 - Bai Yansong, Chinese host

Births52 years ago

1969 - Billy Gardell, American comedian, actor, and producer

Births51 years ago

1969 - Mark Holzemer, American baseball player and scout

Births51 years ago

1970 - Els Callens, Belgian tennis player and sportscaster

Births50 years ago

1970 - Fred Durst, American singer-songwriter

Births50 years ago

1971 - Nenad Bjelica, Croatian footballer and manager

Births49 years ago

1971 - Matt Calland, English rugby player and coach

Births49 years ago

1971 - Steve Stone, English footballer and coach

Births49 years ago

1971 - David Walliams, English comedian, actor, and author

Births49 years ago

1971 - Jonathan Ke Quan, Vietnamese actor

Births49 years ago

1972 - Derrick Alston, American basketball player

Births48 years ago

1972 - Melvin Booker, American basketball player

Births48 years ago

1972 - Chaney Kley, American actor, coach, and sportscaster (d. 2007)

Births48 years ago

1972 - Scott Quinnell, Welsh rugby player and sportscaster

Births48 years ago

1972 - Anna Umemiya, Japanese model and actress

Births48 years ago

1973 - Alban Bushi, Albanian footballer

Births47 years ago

1973 - Alexandre Finazzi, Brazilian footballer

Births47 years ago

1973 - Scott Goodman, Australian swimmer

Births47 years ago

1973 - Todd Helton, American baseball player

Births47 years ago

1973 - Cameron Mather, New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster

Births47 years ago

1973 - José Paniagua, Dominican baseball player

Births47 years ago

1973 - Donn Swaby, American actor and screenwriter

Births47 years ago

1973 - Juan Becerra Acosta, Mexican journalist

Births47 years ago

1974 - Amy Adams, American actress and singer

Births46 years ago

1974 - Misha Collins, American actor

Births46 years ago

1974 - Szabolcs Sáfár, Hungarian footballer and coach

Births46 years ago

1974 - Andy Strachan, Australian drummer and songwriter

Births46 years ago

1974 - Maxim Vengerov, Russian violinist and conductor

Births46 years ago

1975 - Marcin Adamski, Polish footballer and manager

Births45 years ago

1975 - Marko Martin, Estonian pianist and educator

Births45 years ago

1975 - Shaun Newton, English footballer

Births45 years ago

1975 - Elijah Williams, American football player and coach

Births45 years ago

1976 - Chris Drury, American ice hockey player

Births44 years ago

1976 - Cornel Frăsineanu, Romanian footballer

Births44 years ago

1976 - Tony Grant, Irish footballer

Births44 years ago

1976 - Kristen Miller, American actress, producer, and screenwriter

Births44 years ago

1976 - Marcel Podszus, German footballer

Births44 years ago

1976 - Fabio Ulloa, Honduran footballer

Births44 years ago

1977 - Paolo Bianco, Italian footballer

Births43 years ago

1977 - Wayne Brown, English footballer

Births43 years ago

1977 - Felipe Contepomi, Argentine rugby player, coach, and physician

Births43 years ago

1977 - Manuel Contepomi, Argentine rugby player

Births43 years ago

1977 - Shockmain Davis, American football player

Births43 years ago

1977 - A. M. Esmonde, Welsh author, director, and producer

Births43 years ago

1977 - Stéphane Gillet, Luxembourgian footballer

Births43 years ago

1977 - Aaron Hamill, Australian footballer and coach

Births43 years ago

1977 - Ívar Ingimarsson, Icelandic footballer

Births43 years ago

1977 - James Ormond, English cricketer

Births43 years ago

1977 - Josh Pearce, American baseball player

Births43 years ago

1977 - Aaron Taylor, American baseball player

Births43 years ago

1978 - Alberto Martín, Spanish tennis player

Births42 years ago

1978 - Emir Mkademi, Tunisian footballer

Births42 years ago

1978 - Chris Schroder, American baseball player

Births42 years ago

1979 - Sarah Borwell, English tennis player

Births41 years ago

1979 - Jamie Cullum, English singer-songwriter and pianist

Births41 years ago

1979 - Cory Sullivan, American baseball player

Births41 years ago

1981 - Ben Barnes, English actor

Births39 years ago

1981 - Brett Finch, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster

Births39 years ago

1981 - Artur Kotenko, Estonian footballer

Births39 years ago

1981 - Bernard Mendy, French footballer

Births39 years ago

1981 - Craig Ochs, American football player

Births39 years ago

1981 - Byron Saxton, American wrestler, manager, and sportscaster

Births39 years ago

1982 - Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian footballer

Births38 years ago

1982 - Aleksandr Amisulashvili, Georgian footballer

Births38 years ago

1982 - Monty Dumond, South African rugby player

Births38 years ago

1982 - Youssouf Hersi, Ethiopian footballer

Births38 years ago

1982 - Joshua Kennedy, Australian footballer

Births38 years ago

1982 - Mijaín López, Cuban wrestler

Births38 years ago

1982 - Richard Petiot, Canadian ice hockey player

Births38 years ago

1982 - Barney Rogers, Zimbabwean cricketer

Births38 years ago

1982 - Enyelbert Soto, Venezuelan-Japanese baseball player

Births38 years ago

1983 - Hamza Abdullah, American football player

Births37 years ago

1983 - Paulo André Cren Benini, Brazilian footballer

Births37 years ago

1983 - Andrew Garfield, American-English actor

Births37 years ago

1983 - Héctor Landazuri, Colombian footballer

Births37 years ago

1983 - Mladen Pelaić, Croatian footballer

Births37 years ago

1983 - Brian Schaefering, American football player

Births37 years ago

1983 - Yuri Zhirkov, Russian footballer

Births37 years ago

1984 - Aílton José Almeida, Brazilian footballer

Births36 years ago

1984 - Pavel Eismann, Czech footballer

Births36 years ago

1984 - Laura Georges, French footballer

Births36 years ago

1984 - Jamie Hoffmann, American baseball player

Births36 years ago

1984 - Ingrid Lukas, Estonian-Swiss singer-songwriter and pianist

Births36 years ago

1985 - Brant Daugherty, American actor

Births35 years ago

1985 - Glen Buttriss, Australian rugby league player

Births35 years ago

1985 - Blake DeWitt, American baseball player

Births35 years ago

1985 - Thomas Domingo, French rugby player

Births35 years ago

1985 - Matt Hague, American baseball player

Births35 years ago

1985 - Jack King, English footballer

Births35 years ago

1985 - Álvaro Negredo, Spanish footballer

Births35 years ago

1985 - Willie Ripia, New Zealand rugby player

Births35 years ago

1985 - Joe Vitale, American ice hockey player

Births35 years ago

1985 - Stephen Ward, Irish footballer

Births35 years ago

1985 - Mark Washington, American football player

Births35 years ago

1986 - Andrew Surman, South African-English footballer

Births34 years ago

1986 - Steven Zalewski, American ice hockey player

Births34 years ago

1987 - Stefan Aigner, German footballer

Births33 years ago

1987 - Vedran Janjetović, Croatian-Australian footballer

Births33 years ago

1987 - Sido Jombati, Portuguese footballer

Births33 years ago

1987 - Egon Kaur, Estonian race car driver

Births33 years ago

1988 - Jerryd Bayless, American basketball player

Births32 years ago

1988 - Sarah R, Lotfi, American director, producer, and screenwriter

Births32 years ago

1988 - José Zamora, Spanish footballer

Births32 years ago

1989 - Kirko Bangz, American rapper and producer

Births31 years ago

1989 - Nebil Gahwagi, Hungarian footballer

Births31 years ago

1989 - Silas Kiplagat, Kenyan runner

Births31 years ago

1989 - Slavcho Shokolarov, Bulgarian footballer

Births31 years ago

1989 - Judd Trump, English snooker player

Births31 years ago

1989 - Dean Winnard, English footballer

Births31 years ago

1990 - Macauley Chrisantus, Nigerian footballer

Births30 years ago

1990 - Culoe De Song, South African music producer and DJ

Births30 years ago

1990 - Venelin Filipov, Bulgarian footballer

Births30 years ago

1990 - Leigh Griffiths, Scottish footballer

Births30 years ago

1990 - Fabien Jarsalé, French footballer

Births30 years ago

1990 - Bradley Klahn, American tennis player

Births30 years ago

1991 - Marko Djokovic, Serbian tennis player

Births29 years ago

1991 - Jyrki Jokipakka, Finnish hockey player

Births29 years ago

1991 - Arseny Logashov, Russian footballer

Births29 years ago

1991 - Luke O'Neill, English footballer

Births29 years ago

1991 - Mario Tičinović, Croatian footballer

Births29 years ago

1992 - Matt Eisenhuth, Australian rugby league player

Births28 years ago

1992 - Demi Lovato, American singer-songwriter and actress

Births28 years ago

1992 - Andrei Peteleu, Romanian footballer

Births28 years ago

1992 - Deniss Rakels, Latvian footballer

Births28 years ago

1992 - Callum Skinner, Scottish track cyclist

Births28 years ago

1993 - Mario Jelavic, Croatian footballer

Births27 years ago

1995 - Liana Liberato, American television and film actress

Births25 years ago

1996 - Bunty Afoa, New Zealand rugby league player

Births24 years ago

1999 - Oregon Kaufusi, Australian rugby league player

Births21 years ago

Deaths

AD 14 - Agrippa Postumus, Roman son of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (b. 12 BC)

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535 - Mochta, Irish missionary and saint

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1153 - Bernard of Clairvaux, French theologian and saint (b. 1090)

Deaths867 years ago

1158 - Rögnvald Kali Kolsson (b. 1100), Earl of Orkney and Saint

Deaths862 years ago

1297 - William Fraser, bishop and Guardian of Scotland

Deaths723 years ago
Deaths672 years ago

1384 - Geert Groote, Dutch preacher, founded the Brethren of the Common Life (b. 1340)

Deaths636 years ago

1386 - Bo Jonsson, royal marshal of Sweden

Deaths634 years ago

1471 - Borso d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (b. 1413)

Deaths549 years ago

1528 - Georg von Frundsberg, German knight and landowner (b. 1473)

Deaths492 years ago

1572 - Miguel López de Legazpi, Spanish navigator and politician, 1st Governor-General of the Philippines (b. 1502)

Deaths448 years ago

1580 - Jerónimo Osório, Portuguese historian and author (b. 1506)

Deaths440 years ago

1611 - Tomás Luis de Victoria, Spanish priest and composer (b. 1548)

Deaths409 years ago

1639 - Martin Opitz, German poet and hymnwriter (b. 1597)

Deaths381 years ago

1648 - Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, English soldier and diplomat (b. 1583)

Deaths372 years ago

1651 - Jeremi Wiśniowiecki, Polish nobleman (b. 1612)

Deaths369 years ago

1672 - Cornelis de Witt, Dutch lawyer and politician (b. 1623)

Deaths348 years ago

1672 - Johan de Witt, Dutch mathematician and politician (b. 1625)

Deaths348 years ago

1680 - William Bedloe, English spy (b. 1650)

Deaths340 years ago

1701 - Sir Charles Sedley, 5th Baronet, English playwright and politician, Speaker of the British House of Commons (b. 1639)

Deaths319 years ago

1707 - Nicolas Gigault, French organist and composer (b. 1627)

Deaths313 years ago

1773 - Enrique Flórez, Spanish historian and author (b. 1701)

Deaths247 years ago

1785 - Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (b. 1714)

Deaths235 years ago

1823 - Pope Pius VII (b. 1740)

Deaths197 years ago

1825 - William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, English admiral and politician, Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1753)

Deaths195 years ago

1835 - Agnes Bulmer, English merchant and poet (b. 1775)

Deaths185 years ago

1854 - Shiranui Dakuemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 8th Yokozuna (b. 1801)

Deaths166 years ago

1859 - Juan Bautista Ceballos, President of Mexico (1853) (b. 1811)

Deaths161 years ago

1882 - James Whyte, Scottish-Australian politician, 6th Premier of Tasmania (b. 1820)

Deaths138 years ago

1887 - Jules Laforgue, French poet and author (b. 1860)

Deaths133 years ago

1893 - Alexander Wassilko von Serecki, Austrian lawyer and politician (b. 1827)

Deaths127 years ago

1897 - Charles Lilley, English-Australian politician, 4th Premier of Queensland (b. 1827)

Deaths123 years ago

1912 - William Booth, English preacher, co-founded The Salvation Army (b. 1829)

Deaths108 years ago

1914 - Pope Pius X (b. 1835)

Deaths106 years ago

1915 - Paul Ehrlich, German physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1854)

Deaths105 years ago

1917 - Adolf von Baeyer, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1835)

Deaths103 years ago

1919 - Greg MacGregor, Scottish cricketer and rugby player (b. 1869)

Deaths101 years ago

1930 - Charles Bannerman, Australian cricketer and umpire (b. 1851)

Deaths90 years ago

1936 - Edward Weston, English-American chemist (b. 1850)

Deaths84 years ago

1939 - Agnes Giberne, Indian-English astronomer and author (b. 1845)

Deaths81 years ago

1942 - István Horthy, Hungarian admiral and pilot (b. 1904)

Deaths78 years ago

1943 - William Irvine, Irish-Australian politician, 21st Premier of Victoria (b. 1858)

Deaths77 years ago

1951 - İzzettin Çalışlar, Turkish general (b. 1882)

Deaths69 years ago

1961 - Percy Williams Bridgman, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1882)

Deaths59 years ago

1963 - Joan Voûte, Dutch astronomer (b. 1879)

Deaths57 years ago

1965 - Jonathan Daniels, American seminarian and civil rights activist (b. 1939)

Deaths55 years ago

1971 - Rashid Minhas, Pakistani lieutenant and pilot (b. 1951)

Deaths49 years ago

1979 - Christian Dotremont, Belgian painter and poet (b. 1922)

Deaths41 years ago

1980 - Joe Dassin, American-French singer-songwriter (b. 1938)

Deaths40 years ago

1982 - Ulla Jacobsson, Swedish actress (b. 1929)

Deaths38 years ago

1985 - Donald O. Hebb, Canadian psychologist and academic (b. 1904)

Deaths35 years ago

1985 - Wilhelm Meendsen-Bohlken, German admiral (b. 1897)

Deaths35 years ago

1986 - Milton Acorn, Canadian poet and playwright (b. 1923)

Deaths34 years ago

1987 - Walenty Kłyszejko, Estonian-Polish basketball player and coach (b. 1909)

Deaths33 years ago

1993 - Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher and academic (b. 1912)

Deaths27 years ago

1995 - Hugo Pratt, Italian author and illustrator (b. 1927)

Deaths25 years ago

1996 - Rio Reiser, German singer-songwriter (b. 1950)

Deaths24 years ago

1997 - Norris Bradbury, American soldier, physicist, and academic (b. 1909)

Deaths23 years ago

1997 - Léon Dion, Canadian political scientist and academic (b. 1922)

Deaths23 years ago

2001 - Fred Hoyle, English astronomer and author (b. 1915)

Deaths19 years ago

2001 - Kim Stanley, American actress (b. 1925)

Deaths19 years ago

2005 - Thomas Herrion, American football player (b. 1981)

Deaths15 years ago

2005 - Krzysztof Raczkowski, Polish drummer and songwriter (b. 1970)

Deaths15 years ago

2006 - Bryan Budd, Northern Ireland-born English soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1977)

Deaths14 years ago

2006 - Joe Rosenthal, American photographer and journalist (b. 1911)

Deaths14 years ago

2006 - S. Sivamaharajah, Sri Lankan Tamil newspaper publisher and politician (b. 1938)

Deaths14 years ago

2007 - Leona Helmsley, American businesswoman (b. 1920)

Deaths13 years ago

2008 - Ed Freeman, American soldier and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1927)

Deaths12 years ago

2008 - Hua Guofeng, Chinese politician, 2nd Premier of the People's Republic of China (b. 1921)

Deaths12 years ago

2008 - Stephanie Tubbs Jones, American lawyer and politician (b. 1949)

Deaths12 years ago

2008 - Gene Upshaw, American football player (b. 1945)

Deaths12 years ago

2009 - Larry Knechtel, American keyboardist and bass player (b. 1940)

Deaths11 years ago

2009 - Karla Kuskin, American author and illustrator (b. 1932)

Deaths11 years ago

2010 - Đặng Phong, Vietnamese economist and historian (b. 1937)

Deaths10 years ago

2011 - Ram Sharan Sharma, Indian historian and academic (b. 1919)

Deaths9 years ago

2012 - Phyllis Diller, American actress and comedian (b. 1917)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Daryl Hine, Canadian-American poet and academic (b. 1936)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Dom Mintoff, Maltese journalist and politician, 8th Prime Minister of Malta (b. 1916)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Len Quested, English footballer and manager (b. 1925)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Mika Yamamoto, Japanese journalist (b. 1967)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian soldier and politician, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (b. 1955)

Deaths8 years ago

2013 - Sathima Bea Benjamin, South African singer-songwriter (b. 1936)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Narendra Dabholkar, Indian author and activist (b. 1945)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Don Hassler, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1929)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Elmore Leonard, American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter (b. 1925)

Deaths7 years ago

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

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - John W. Morris, American general (b. 1921)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Ted Post, American director and screenwriter (b. 1918)

Deaths7 years ago

2014 - Anton Buslov, Russian astrophysicist and journalist (b. 1983)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Lois Mai Chan, Taiwanese-American librarian, author, and academic (b. 1934)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Boris Dubin, Russian sociologist and academic (b. 1946)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - B. K. S. Iyengar, Indian yoga instructor and author, founded Iyengar Yoga (b. 1918)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Buddy MacMaster, Canadian singer-songwriter and fiddler (b. 1924)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Sava Stojkov, Serbian painter and educator (b. 1925)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Edmund Szoka, American cardinal (b. 1927)

Deaths6 years ago

2015 - Egon Bahr, German journalist and politician, Federal Minister for Special Affairs of Germany (b. 1922)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Paul Kibblewhite, New Zealand chemist and engineer (b. 1941)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Frank Wilkes, Australian soldier and politician (b. 1922)

Deaths5 years ago

2017 - Jerry Lewis, American actor and comedian (b. 1926)

Deaths3 years ago

2018 - Uri Avnery, Israeli writer, politician and peace activist (b. 1923)

Deaths2 years ago

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