Today anniversaries


Birth

Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid photo
Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid1
scholar 948 - 1022
François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis photo
François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis4
Catholic cardinal 1715 - 1794
Tench Coxe photo
Tench Coxe4
American economist 1755 - 1824
Ram Mohan Roy photo
Ram Mohan Roy4
Indian religious, social, and educational reformer, and hum… 1772 - 1833
Joseph Brotherton photo
Joseph Brotherton1
British politician 1783 - 1857
William Sturgeon photo
William Sturgeon2
British inventor 1783 - 1850
Gérard de Nerval photo
Gérard de Nerval3
French Romantic poet 1808 - 1855
Richard Wagner photo
Richard Wagner39
German composer, conductor 1813 - 1883
Mary Cassatt photo
Mary Cassatt5
American painter and printmaker 1844 - 1926
Fritz von Uhde photo
Fritz von Uhde4
German artist 1848 - 1911
Arthur Conan Doyle photo
Arthur Conan Doyle166
Scottish physician and author 1859 - 1930
Walter Raymond Spalding photo
Walter Raymond Spalding10
American music pedagogue and author 1865 - 1962
Charles F. Haanel photo
Charles F. Haanel1
American businessman, author 1866 - 1949
Laurence Olivier photo
Laurence Olivier5
British actor, director and producer 1907 - 1989
Anatol Rapoport photo
Anatol Rapoport45
Russian-born American mathematical psychologist 1911 - 2007
Sun Ra photo
Sun Ra22
American jazz composer and bandleader 1914 - 1993
David Noel Freedman photo
David Noel Freedman1
American biblical scholar, author, editor, archaeologist (1… 1922 - 2008
Jean Tinguely photo
Jean Tinguely21
Swiss painter and sculptor 1925 - 1991
Peter Matthiessen photo
Peter Matthiessen10
American novelist 1927 - 2014
Harvey Milk photo
Harvey Milk8
American politician who became a martyr in the gay community 1930 - 1978
Irwin Stelzer photo
Irwin Stelzer9
American economist and columnist 1932
Arnold Lobel photo
Arnold Lobel3
American children's illustrator and writer 1933 - 1987
Facundo Cabral photo
Facundo Cabral1
Argentine singer and songwriter 1937 - 2011
Kieth Merrill photo
Kieth Merrill1
American filmmaker 1940
Menzies Campbell photo
Menzies Campbell8
British Liberal Democrat politician and advocate 1941
Theodore Kaczynski photo
Theodore Kaczynski49
American domestic terrorist, mathematician and anarchist 1942
Nakamura Kichiemon II photo
Nakamura Kichiemon II2
Japanese kabuki actor (1944-2021) 1944 - 2021
Bob Katter photo
Bob Katter3
Australian politician 1945
George Best photo
George Best8
British footballer 1946 - 2005
Zeng Guang photo
Zeng Guang1
Chinese epidemiologist at the Chinese Center for Disease Co… 1946
Michael Green (physicist) photo
Michael Green (physicist)1
British physicist 1946
David H. Levy photo
David H. Levy19
Canadian astronomer 1948
Jesse Lee Peterson photo
Jesse Lee Peterson1
American radio and television host, commentator, author, an… 1949
Alfred Mele photo
Alfred Mele1
American philosopher 1951
Jeff Gannon photo
Jeff Gannon8
American journalist 1957
Andy Andrews photo
Andy Andrews16
author and corporate speaker 1959
Morrissey photo
Morrissey95
English singer 1959
Hideaki Anno photo
Hideaki Anno1
Japanese animator and film director 1960
Kat Richardson photo
Kat Richardson1
American writer 1964
Erik Proper photo
Erik Proper3
Dutch computer scientist 1967
Graham Linehan photo
Graham Linehan1
Irish screenwriter 1968
Karen Lord photo
Karen Lord12
Barbadian novelist and sociologist of religion 1968
Tom McCarthy (writer) photo
Tom McCarthy (writer)8
British writer 1969
Max Brooks photo
Max Brooks41
American author 1972
Maggie Q photo
Maggie Q2
American actress 1979
Вивиан Грин photo
Вивиан Грин1
American musician 1979
Moses Golola photo
Moses Golola5
Kick Boxer, Eating Champion 1980
Daniel Bryan photo
Daniel Bryan2
American professional wrestler 1981
Bassel Khartabil photo
Bassel Khartabil23
free culture and democracy activist, Syrian political priso… 1981 - 2015
Apolo Anton Ohno photo
Apolo Anton Ohno3
American short track speed skating competitor 1982

Death

Constantine the Great photo
Constantine the Great13
Roman emperor 274 - 337
Francesco Guicciardini photo
Francesco Guicciardini8
Italian writer, historian and politician 1483 - 1540
Sher Shah Suri photo
Sher Shah Suri7
founder of Sur Empire in Northern India 1486 - 1545
Baal Shem Tov photo
Baal Shem Tov1
Jewish mystical rabbi, the founder of Hasidic Judaism 1698 - 1760
Martha Washington photo
Martha Washington7
First Lady of the United States 1731 - 1802
Maria Edgeworth photo
Maria Edgeworth16
Irish writer 1768 - 1849
Alessandro Manzoni photo
Alessandro Manzoni6
Italian poet and novelist 1785 - 1873
Thomas Noel (poet) photo
Thomas Noel (poet)2
English poet 1799 - 1861
Victor Hugo photo
Victor Hugo308
French poet, novelist, and dramatist 1802 - 1885
Edward Bellamy photo
Edward Bellamy48
American author and socialist 1850 - 1898
Jules Renard photo
Jules Renard1
French author (1864-1910) 1864 - 1910
Claude McKay photo
Claude McKay13
Jamaican American writer, poet 1889 - 1948
Joseph Wood Krutch photo
Joseph Wood Krutch2
American writer, critic, and naturalist 1893 - 1970
Langston Hughes photo
Langston Hughes79
American writer and social activist 1902 - 1967
Cecil Day Lewis photo
Cecil Day Lewis12
English poet 1904 - 1972
Elizabeth David photo
Elizabeth David1
British cookery writer 1913 - 1992
Martin Gardner photo
Martin Gardner16
recreational mathematician and philosopher 1914 - 2010
Hana Maria Pravda photo
Hana Maria Pravda2
British actress 1916 - 2008
Govind Chandra Pande photo
Govind Chandra Pande2
Indian historian 1923 - 2011
Philip Roth photo
Philip Roth95
American novelist 1933 - 2018
Robert Lynn Asprin photo
Robert Lynn Asprin38
American science fiction and fantasy author 1946 - 2008
Roy A. Childs, Jr. photo
Roy A. Childs, Jr.18
American libertarian essayist and critic 1949 - 1992