Today anniversaries


Birth

John Tyler photo
John Tyler8
American politician, 10th President of the United States (i… 1790 - 1862
Wilhelm Liebknecht photo
Wilhelm Liebknecht53
German socialist politician 1826 - 1900
Elihu Thomson photo
Elihu Thomson1
American inventor 1853 - 1937
Edwin Lutyens photo
Edwin Lutyens1
British architect 1869 - 1944
Uuno Kailas photo
Uuno Kailas1
Finnish poet and writer 1901 - 1933
Hanna Reitsch photo
Hanna Reitsch1
German aviator 1912 - 1979
R.S. Thomas photo
R.S. Thomas58
Welsh poet 1913 - 2000
Kenneth Arnold photo
Kenneth Arnold5
American aviator and businessman 1915 - 1984
Eugene McCarthy photo
Eugene McCarthy15
American politician 1916 - 2005
Sam Walton photo
Sam Walton2
Founder of Wal-Mart and Sam's Club 1918 - 1992
Pearl Bailey photo
Pearl Bailey4
American singer 1918 - 1990
Sheldon Kopp photo
Sheldon Kopp5
American psychotherapist 1929 - 1999
Richard C. Lewontin photo
Richard C. Lewontin14
American evolutionary biologist 1929
Norman Tebbit photo
Norman Tebbit29
English politician 1931
Judith Guest photo
Judith Guest5
Novelist, screenwriter 1936
Richard Rodney Bennett photo
Richard Rodney Bennett1
English composer and pianist 1936 - 2012
Vangelis photo
Vangelis37
Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, p… 1943
John Major photo
John Major28
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1943
Eric Idle photo
Eric Idle5
British comedian, actor, singer and writer 1943
Robert J. Shiller photo
Robert J. Shiller4
American economist 1946
Harvey S. Rosen photo
Harvey S. Rosen21
American economist 1949
William Poundstone photo
William Poundstone33
American writer 1955
Elizabeth Hand photo
Elizabeth Hand33
American writer 1957
Nouriel Roubini photo
Nouriel Roubini9
American economist 1958
Amy Sedaris photo
Amy Sedaris11
American comedian 1961
Lucy Lawless photo
Lucy Lawless15
New Zealand actress 1968
Robert Gibbs photo
Robert Gibbs3
28th White House Press Secretary 1971
Ernest Cline photo
Ernest Cline28
writer 1972
Ian Urbina photo
Ian Urbina2
American journalist 1972

Death

Emperor Wu of Han photo
Emperor Wu of Han1
emperor Wu-Ti -156 - -87 BC
Samuel Rutherford photo
Samuel Rutherford36
Scottish Reformed theologian 1600 - 1661
Emanuel Swedenborg photo
Emanuel Swedenborg13
Swedish 18th century scientist and theologian 1688 - 1772
Charles Wesley photo
Charles Wesley12
English Methodist and hymn writer 1707 - 1788
Jonathan M. Sewall photo
Jonathan M. Sewall1
American poet 1748 - 1808
John Jacob Astor photo
John Jacob Astor2
German-American businessman 1763 - 1848
William Drummond of Logiealmond photo
William Drummond of Logiealmond1
Scottish diplomat and Member of Parliament, poet and philos… 1770 - 1828
John Keble photo
John Keble7
English churchman and poet, a leader of the Oxford Movement 1792 - 1866
William Alcott photo
William Alcott6
American physician and author 1798 - 1859
John Martin photo
John Martin4
(1812-1875) Irish nationalist activist 1812 - 1875
Charles-Valentin Alkan photo
Charles-Valentin Alkan1
French composer and pianist 1813 - 1888
Dora Greenwell photo
Dora Greenwell1
English poet 1821 - 1882
John Burroughs photo
John Burroughs39
American naturalist and essayist 1837 - 1921
Eugène-Melchior de Vogüé photo
Eugène-Melchior de Vogüé3
French diplomat, orientalist, travel writer, archaeologist,… 1848 - 1910
Georges Seurat photo
Georges Seurat20
French painter 1859 - 1891
Robert Falcon Scott photo
Robert Falcon Scott8
Royal Navy officer and explorer 1868 - 1912
Joyce Cary photo
Joyce Cary3
Irish writer 1888 - 1957
Vera Brittain photo
Vera Brittain8
English writer 1893 - 1970
Carl Orff photo
Carl Orff4
German composer 1895 - 1982
Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov photo
Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov1
Soviet, Russian and American theoretical physicist 1928 - 2017
Gordon Pask photo
Gordon Pask30
British psychologist 1928 - 1996
Sheldon Kopp photo
Sheldon Kopp5
American psychotherapist 1929 - 1999
Johnnie Cochran photo
Johnnie Cochran2
American lawyer 1937 - 2005
Ralph Klein photo
Ralph Klein10
Canadian politician 1942 - 2013
Anita Shreve photo
Anita Shreve15
American writer 1946 - 2018
Patty Duke photo
Patty Duke1
American actress 1946 - 2016
Lee Atwater photo
Lee Atwater2
American political consultant and strategist 1951 - 1991
Mitch Hedberg photo
Mitch Hedberg100
American stand-up comedian 1968 - 2005
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