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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...

  • Tonya Pinkins, Chicago, Illinois, actress, Livia Frye-All My Children (1962)
  • Jiri Slegr, Jihlava Cze, NHL defenseman, Edmonton Oilers, Oly-G-98 (1971)
  • John Alexander McClernand, Major General Union volunteers (1812)
  • John Alt, NFL tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs (1962)
  • Alexander Langsdorf, physicist (1912)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, British national park warden, dies at 87 (1995)
  • Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar, dies at 58 (1994)
  • Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies (1640)
  • Alfred M Gruenther, U.S. general/NATO-commander (1953-56), dies at 84 (1983)
  • Ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56 (1791)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • 1st Treaty of Paris, after Napoleon's 1st abdication (1814)
  • Territories of Kansas and Nebraska created (1854)
  • Arturo Barrios runs world record one-hour distance (21,096 km) (1991)
  • Braves Bernard Malamud HR shatters Bulova clock in Ebbets Field (1946)
  • Viet Cong offensive against U.S. base Da Nang, begins (1965)

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