Today anniversaries


Birth

Ibrahim ibn Adham photo
Ibrahim ibn Adham1
ascetic Sufi saint 718 - 779
Lazare Carnot photo
Lazare Carnot1
French political, engineering and mathematical figure 1753 - 1823
John Sullivan Dwight photo
John Sullivan Dwight5
American minister 1813 - 1893
William Paton Mackay photo
William Paton Mackay7
Scottish clergyman 1839 - 1885
Alphonse Daudet photo
Alphonse Daudet15
French novelist 1840 - 1897
Arthur Sullivan photo
Arthur Sullivan6
English composer of the Gilbert & Sullivan duo 1842 - 1900
Lima Barreto photo
Lima Barreto11
Brazilian writer 1881 - 1922
Dimitrije Tucović photo
Dimitrije Tucović4
Serbian politician 1881 - 1914
Georges Braque photo
Georges Braque43
French painter and sculptor 1882 - 1963
Karl Wolff photo
Karl Wolff5
SS general 1900 - 1984
Witold Pilecki photo
Witold Pilecki7
World War II concentration camp leader and resistor 1901 - 1948
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed photo
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed11
the fifth President of India and a politician 1905 - 1977
Daphne du Maurier photo
Daphne du Maurier2
British writer 1907 - 1989
Joe Louis photo
Joe Louis2
American boxer 1914 - 1981
Balasaraswati photo
Balasaraswati9
Indian dancer 1918 - 1984
Bea Arthur photo
Bea Arthur10
actress, singer, comedian 1922 - 2009
Giovanni Sartori photo
Giovanni Sartori3
Italian journalist and political scientist 1924 - 2017
Harry Schwarz photo
Harry Schwarz17
South African activist 1924 - 2010
Jim Jones photo
Jim Jones8
founder and the leader of the Peoples Temple 1931 - 1978
Roger Zelazny photo
Roger Zelazny105
American speculative fiction writer 1937 - 1995
Trevor Baylis photo
Trevor Baylis4
English inventor 1937 - 2018
Francine Pascal photo
Francine Pascal6
American writer 1938
Brian J. Ford photo
Brian J. Ford1
Academic, author 1939
Bruce Chatwin photo
Bruce Chatwin6
English novelist 1940 - 1989
Eve Babitz photo
Eve Babitz1
American author 1943
Armistead Maupin photo
Armistead Maupin6
American writer 1944
Stephen R. Donaldson photo
Stephen R. Donaldson18
Novelist 1947
Stevie Wonder photo
Stevie Wonder50
American musician 1950
Li Hongzhi photo
Li Hongzhi7
Chinese religious leader and dissident 1951
John Kasich photo
John Kasich2
American politician and former television host 1952
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar photo
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar23
spiritual leader 1956
Carrie Lam photo
Carrie Lam2
Chief Executive of Hong Kong 1957
Kōji Suzuki photo
Kōji Suzuki2
Japanese writer 1957
Kristine Larsen photo
Kristine Larsen2
American astronomer 1963
Stephen Colbert photo
Stephen Colbert130
American political satirist, writer, comedian, television h… 1964
Ronnie Coleman photo
Ronnie Coleman7
American bodybuilder 1964
Melanie Thornton photo
Melanie Thornton1
singer 1967 - 2001
Nathan Leone photo
Nathan Leone4
American musician 1981
Alexander Rybak photo
Alexander Rybak7
Norwegian singer, actor, violinist, composer, pianist 1986
Charlotte Wessels photo
Charlotte Wessels3
Dutch singer 1987
Tyrann Mathieu photo
Tyrann Mathieu2
All-American college football player, defensive back, corne… 1992

Death

Takeda Shingen photo
Takeda Shingen2
Japanese daimyo of the Sengoku period 1521 - 1573
Louis Bourdaloue photo
Louis Bourdaloue1
French serman writer 1632 - 1704
Beilby Porteus photo
Beilby Porteus5
Bishop of Chester; Bishop of London 1731 - 1809
Jacques-Louis Ménétra photo
Jacques-Louis Ménétra3
glazier, tradesman 1738 - 1812
Georges Cuvier photo
Georges Cuvier5
French naturalist, zoologist and paleontologist (1769–1832) 1769 - 1832
Jacob Henle photo
Jacob Henle2
German physician, anatomist, and zoologist 1809 - 1885
Nora Perry photo
Nora Perry3
American writer 1831 - 1896
Isabella Fyvie Mayo photo
Isabella Fyvie Mayo2
Scottish poet, novelist, reformer 1843 - 1914
Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner photo
Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner7
British statesman and colonial administrator 1854 - 1925
Sholem Aleichem photo
Sholem Aleichem2
Yiddish author and playwright 1859 - 1916
Walter Raleigh (professor) photo
Walter Raleigh (professor)12
British academic 1861 - 1922
Fridtjof Nansen photo
Fridtjof Nansen4
Norwegian polar explorer and Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1861 - 1930
Bede Griffiths photo
Bede Griffiths1
Benedictine Monk 1906 - 1993
R. K. Narayan photo
R. K. Narayan10
writer of Indian English literature 1906 - 2001
Stanislaw Ulam photo
Stanislaw Ulam33
Polish-American mathematician 1909 - 1984
Franz Kline photo
Franz Kline20
American painter 1910 - 1962
Robert LeFevre photo
Robert LeFevre47
American libertarian businessman 1911 - 1986
Laurie Lee photo
Laurie Lee22
British writer 1914 - 1997
George Dantzig photo
George Dantzig9
American mathematician 1914 - 2005
Hugh Montefiore photo
Hugh Montefiore4
British bishop 1920 - 2005
Doris Day photo
Doris Day6
American actress, singer, and animal rights activist 1922 - 2019
Jaroslav Pelikan photo
Jaroslav Pelikan1
US historian of Christianity, Christian theology and mediev… 1923 - 2006
Joyce Brothers photo
Joyce Brothers38
Joyce Brothers 1927 - 2013
Brian McNaughton photo
Brian McNaughton6
US author 1935 - 2004
Charles Coffey photo
Charles Coffey1
Irish composer