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Pick a day, month and year to get events which happened on that precise date. Leave the year as "all" to get all events for which the chosen date (day and month) is an anniversary.

Events in History

Five random people born on this day...

  • Charles A Beard, American historian, American Continentalism (1874)
  • Robbert Robbertsz, le Canu, nautical expert (1563)
  • Frank Boe˜en, Dutch singer, Frank Boe˜en Group, /Black and White (1957)
  • Johnny Blood, aka John McNally, early NFL halfback, Green Bay (1903)
  • Anders Celsius, Sweden, scientist/inventor, centigrade temp scale (1701)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Mahalia Jackson, vocalist (Got Whole World in His Hands), dies at 61 (1972)
  • Gino Roncaglia, composer, dies at 85 (1968)
  • J T Tyldesley, cricket (1661 runs in 31 Tests for Eng 1898-1909), dies (1930)
  • Clovis, 1st King of France, dies at about 45 (511)
  • Sam Cowley, FBI agent, killed by Baby Face Nelson (1934)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote (1947)
  • St. Anastasius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope (399)
  • 1st Test Cricket match at the Gabba Bradman scores 200 on 1st day (1931)
  • Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38 (1960)
  • William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway (1582)

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