Today anniversaries


Birth

William Burges photo
William Burges20
English architect 1827 - 1881
Georges Seurat photo
Georges Seurat20
French painter 1859 - 1891
C. T. Studd photo
C. T. Studd1
British cricketer and missionary 1860 - 1931
Susan Stebbing photo
Susan Stebbing9
British philosopher 1885 - 1943
Otto Dix photo
Otto Dix10
German painter and printmaker 1891 - 1969
Ida Friederike Görres photo
Ida Friederike Görres57
Austrian writer and noble 1901 - 1971
George Frederick James Temple photo
George Frederick James Temple21
British mathematician 1901 - 1992
Osvaldo Pugliese photo
Osvaldo Pugliese5
Argentine pianist, tango composer 1905 - 1995
Russell Lynes photo
Russell Lynes2
American art historian 1910 - 1991
Howard Finster photo
Howard Finster1
American artist 1916 - 2001
Ali Meshkini photo
Ali Meshkini7
Iranian ayatollah 1922 - 2007
Maria Callas photo
Maria Callas10
American-born Greek operatic soprano 1923 - 1977
Alexander Haig photo
Alexander Haig3
former U.S. States Secretary of State and U.S. Army general 1924 - 2010
James Gustafson photo
James Gustafson4
American academic 1925
Friedrich-Wilhelm Marquardt photo
Friedrich-Wilhelm Marquardt2
German theologian 1928 - 2002
Gary S. Becker photo
Gary S. Becker8
American economist 1930 - 2014
Nigel Calder photo
Nigel Calder7
British science writer 1931 - 2014
Edwin Meese III photo
Edwin Meese III3
American presidential advisor 1931
James C. Scott photo
James C. Scott2
American political scientist and anthropologist 1936
Peter Duesberg photo
Peter Duesberg3
American cell biologist 1936
Harry Reid photo
Harry Reid10
American politician 1939
T.C. Boyle photo
T.C. Boyle3
American novelist and short story writer 1948
Elizabeth Berg photo
Elizabeth Berg22
American novelist 1948
Paul Watson photo
Paul Watson13
Canadian environmental activist 1950
Klaus F. Zimmermann photo
Klaus F. Zimmermann1
German economist 1952
Caroline Myss photo
Caroline Myss22
author from the United States 1952
Joel Fuhrman photo
Joel Fuhrman14
Family Physician and author 1953
Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar photo
Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar2
Iranian politician 1956
Icyang Parod photo
Icyang Parod1
Taiwanese Amis politician 1960
Ray Garton photo
Ray Garton1
American writer 1962
Shiva Ayyadurai photo
Shiva Ayyadurai1
inventor 1963
Craig Groeschel photo
Craig Groeschel60
American priest 1967
Lucy Liu photo
Lucy Liu5
American actress and model 1968
François-Eudes Chanfrault photo
François-Eudes Chanfrault8
Composer and musician 1974 - 2016
Rachel Marsden photo
Rachel Marsden10
journalist 1974
Sabrina Ward Harrison photo
Sabrina Ward Harrison12
Canadian writer 1975
Britney Spears photo
Britney Spears27
American singer, dancer and actress 1981

Death

John Ruysbroeck photo
John Ruysbroeck90
Flemish mystic 1293 - 1381
Gerardus Mercator photo
Gerardus Mercator3
cartographer, philosopher and mathematician 1512 - 1594
Pasquier Quesnel photo
Pasquier Quesnel3
French theologian 1634 - 1719
Marquis de Sade photo
Marquis de Sade24
French novelist and philosopher 1740 - 1814
Lewis Gompertz photo
Lewis Gompertz9
Early animal rights activist 1783 - 1861
John Brown (abolitionist) photo
John Brown (abolitionist)14
American abolitionist 1800 - 1859
Jay Gould photo
Jay Gould10
American businessman 1836 - 1892
John J. Whitacre photo
John J. Whitacre1
American politician 1860 - 1938
Edmond Rostand photo
Edmond Rostand18
French writer 1868 - 1918
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti photo
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti27
Italian poet and editor, founder of the Futurist movement 1876 - 1944
L. E. J. Brouwer photo
L. E. J. Brouwer2
Dutch mathematician and logician 1881 - 1966
Kliment Voroshilov photo
Kliment Voroshilov8
Soviet military commander 1881 - 1969
Edward Rydz-Śmigły photo
Edward Rydz-Śmigły1
Polish general 1886 - 1941
Ruth Nanda Anshen photo
Ruth Nanda Anshen1
American philosopher, author and editor 1900 - 2003
Stephen Potter photo
Stephen Potter7
British writer 1900 - 1969
Aaron Copland photo
Aaron Copland13
American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conduct… 1900 - 1990
Porphyrios Bairaktaris photo
Porphyrios Bairaktaris1
Greek Saint 1906 - 1991
Joey Adams photo
Joey Adams2
American comedian, newspaper columnist 1911 - 1999
Robertson Davies photo
Robertson Davies281
Canadian journalist, playwright, professor, critic, and nov… 1913 - 1995
Romain Gary photo
Romain Gary16
French writer and diplomat 1914 - 1980
Elizabeth Hardwick photo
Elizabeth Hardwick14
Novelist, short story writer, literary critic 1916 - 2007
Dinu Lipatti photo
Dinu Lipatti1
Pianist, Composer 1917 - 1950
Achille Castiglioni photo
Achille Castiglioni3
Italian designers and architect 1918 - 2002
Mona Van Duyn photo
Mona Van Duyn1
American poet 1921 - 2004
Philip Larkin photo
Philip Larkin41
English poet, novelist, jazz critic and librarian 1922 - 1985
Ivan Illich photo
Ivan Illich66
austrian philosopher and theologist 1926 - 2002
Christopher Logue photo
Christopher Logue3
Poet, screenwriter, actor 1926 - 2011
Robert K. Massie photo
Robert K. Massie1
Historian, writer 1929 - 2019
Marty Feldman photo
Marty Feldman9
British actor and comedian 1934 - 1982
Sandy Berger photo
Sandy Berger1
US National Security Advisor 1945 - 2015