Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/All

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Today's anniversaries

July 28:

Sutton Hoo helmet
Sutton Hoo helmet

Shi Jingtang (d. 942) · Beatrix Potter (b. 1866) · Clara Ng (b. 1973)

More anniversaries:


Selected anniversaries for January

January 1: New Year's Day (Gregorian calendar); Independence Day in Brunei (1984) and Samoa (1962)

Ceres
Ceres

Cesar Romero (d. 1994)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 2: Feast Day of Gregory of Nazianzus (Roman Catholic Church)

Llandaff Cathedral
Llandaff Cathedral

Beatrice Hicks (b. 1919) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 3

Winston Churchill in 1912
Winston Churchill in 1912

J. R. R. Tolkien (b. 1892) · Doris Zinkeisen (d. 1991) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 4: World Braille Day; Colonial Martyrs Repression Day in Angola (1961)

An 1855 engraving of Samuel Colt
Samuel Colt

T.S. Eliot (d.1965)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 5

Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman

Edward the Confessor (d. 1066) · Ernest Shackleton (d. 1922) · Elizabeth Anscombe (d. 2001)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 6: Epiphany (Gregorian calendar); Little Christmas in Ireland

Maria Montessori
Maria Montessori

Richard II of England (b. 1367) · Gregor Mendel (d. 1884) · Nigella Lawson (b. 1960)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 7: Christmas (Julian calendar); Victory Day in Cambodia; Festa del Tricolore in Italy

Francis, Duke of Guise
Francis, Duke of Guise

Nicholson Baker (b.1957)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 8: Tenth of Tevet (Judaism, 2017)

Blackstone Library
Blackstone Library

Galileo Galilei (d. 1642)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 9: Coming of Age Day in Japan (2017)

RMS Queen Elizabeth in 1966
RMS Queen Elizabeth

Makinti Napanangka (d. 2011) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 10

Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine

Carl Linnaeus (d. 1778) · Yip Pin Xiu (b. 1992) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 11: Proclamation of Independence in Morocco (1944); Eugenio María de Hostos Day in Puerto Rico (1839)

Byzantine coin showing Empress Theodora
Byzantine coin showing Empress Theodora

Thomas Hardy (d. 1928)  · Edmund Hillary (d. 2008)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 12: Zanzibar Revolution Day in Tanzania (1964)

Mission Santa Clara
Mission Santa Clara

Christiane Amanpour (b. 1958)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 13: St. Knut's Day in Finland and Sweden

Steve Ballmer in 2010
Steve Ballmer

Edmund Spenser (d. 1599) · James Joyce (d. 1941)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 14: New Year (Julian calendar); Mattu Pongal (Tamils, 2017); National Forest Conservation Day in Thailand; Ratification Day in the United States (1784)

Kingston, Jamaica, after the 1907 earthquake
Kingston, following the 1907 earthquake

George Berkeley (d. 1753) · Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (d. 1867)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 15: World Religion Day (2017); John Chilembwe Day in Malawi; Korean Alphabet Day in North Korea

The British Museum
The British Museum

Molière (b. 1622) · Gamal Abdel Nasser (b. 1918) · Millie Knight (b. 1999)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States (2017)

Painting of the Battle of Cape St. Vincent
Battle off Cape St Vincent, 16 January 1780 by Francis Holman

Susie Bootja Bootja Napaltjarri (d. 2003) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 17

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1959
Dwight Eisenhower

Anne Brontë (b. 1820) · David Lloyd George (b. 1873) · Francis Galton (d. 1911)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 18: The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins

Legionella sp. under UV illumination
Legionella sp. under UV illumination

Tamar of Georgia (d. 1213) · John Hume (b. 1937) · Bruce Chatwin (d. 1989)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 19: Theophany (Julian calendar)

San Agustin Church, Manila
San Agustin Church, Manila

Lawrence Kohlberg (d.1987)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 20: Martyrs' Day in Azerbaijan (1990)

Soviet Pole of Inaccessibility station, Antarctica
Soviet Pole of Inaccessibility station, Antarctica

George V (d. 1936)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 21: Flag Day in Quebec

Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich

Laura Robson (b. 1994) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 22: Reunion Day in Ukraine (1919)

SS Valencia
SS Valencia

Lord Byron (b. 1788)  · Queen Victoria (d. 1901)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 23

Madeleine Albright
Madeleine Albright

Stendhal (b. 1783) · William Pitt the Younger (d. 1806) · Leilani Kai (b. 1960)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 24

Sutter's Mill (reconstruction)
Sutter's Mill (reconstruction)

Hadrian (b. 76) · Christian Wolff (b. 1679) · Winston Churchill (d. 1965)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 25: Feast Day of Gregory of Nazianzus (Eastern Orthodox Church); Burns Night (Scottish culture); Tatiana Day in Russia

Artist's concept of rover on Mars
Artist's concept of rover on Mars

Robert Boyle (b. 1627) · Virginia Woolf (b. 1882) · Corazon Aquino (b. 1933)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 26: Australia Day (1788); Republic Day in India (1950)

William Bligh
William Bligh

Olga Tufnell (b. 1905) •

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 27

Grissom, White, and Chaffee of Apollo 1
Grissom, White, and Chaffee of Apollo 1

Nerva (d. 98) · Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (b. 1756) · Johann Gottlieb Fichte (d. 1814)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 28: Chinese New Year and Korean New Year (2017)

Lego bricks
Lego bricks

Henry VII of England (b. 1457) · Henry VIII of England (d. 1547) · W. B. Yeats (d. 1939)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 29

The Mantra-Rock Dance poster
The Mantra-Rock Dance poster

George III of the United Kingdom (d. 1820) · Anton Chekhov (b. 1860) · Oprah Winfrey (b. 1954)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 30: Martyrs' Day in India

San Francisco in 1847
San Francisco in 1847

Livia (b. 58 BC) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


January 31: Independence Day in Nauru (1968)

Sirius
Sirius

Franz Schubert (b. 1797) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


Selected anniversaries/On this day archiveAll
JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember


Recent changes to Selected anniversariesSelected anniversaries editing guidelines


It is now 00:44 on Friday, July 28, 2017 (UTC) – Purge cache for this page

Selected anniversaries for February

February 1: Black History Month begins in Canada and the United States; National Freedom Day in the United States

King Edward III of England
King Edward III of England

Terry Jones (b.1942)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 2: Groundhog Day in Canada and the United States

Roger Federer
Roger Federer

Baldassare Castiglione (d. 1529) · Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (b. 1754) · James Joyce (b. 1882) · Bertrand Russell (d. 1970)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 3: Setsubun in Japan; Four Chaplains' Day in the United States

José de San Martín
José de San Martín

Johannes Gutenberg (d. 1468) · Felix Mendelssohn (b. 1809) · Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (b. 1830)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 4: Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948)

Constantin von Tischendorf
Constantin von Tischendorf

Septimius Severus (d. 211) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 5

Bill Ponsford
Bill Ponsford

Robert Peel (b. 1788) · Thomas Carlyle (d. 1881)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 6: Sami National Day (Sami people); Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan begins (2017); Ronald Reagan Day in most U.S. states

Duckworth's Action off San Domingo
Duckworth's Action off San Domingo

Joseph Priestley (d. 1804) · Isabella Beeton (b. 1865) · Eva Braun (b. 1912)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 7

Charlie Chaplin as "The Tramp"
Charlie Chaplin as "The Tramp"

Thomas More (b. 1478) · Sheridan Le Fanu (d. 1873)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 8

Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, Queen of Scots

Jules Verne (b. 1828) · Iris Murdoch (d. 1999)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 9

John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams

Judith Quiney (d. 1662) •

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 10: Tu BiShvat begins at sunset (Judaism, 2017)

Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria
Prince Albert

Harold Macmillan (b. 1894) · Joseph Lister (d. 1912) · Pope Pius XI (d. 1939)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 11: Victory of the Revolution in Iran (1979)

Emperor Jimmu of Japan
Emperor Jimmu of Japan

Heraclius (d. 641) · Pope Gregory II (d. 731) · René Descartes (d. 1650) · Leo Szilard (b. 1898)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 12: Red Hand Day

Christian Dior's "New Look"
Christian Dior's "New Look"

Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1768) · Immanuel Kant (d. 1804) · Charles Darwin (b. 1809)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 13

India Gate, New Delhi
India Gate, New Delhi

Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford (d. 1542) · Richard Wagner (d. 1883) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 14: Valentine's Day

The Pale Blue Dot photograph of Earth
The Pale Blue Dot photograph of Earth

John Wilkins (b. 1614) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 15: National Flag of Canada Day; Statehood Day in Serbia (1804)

Chelyabinsk meteor (video)

Tiberios III (d. 706) · Louis XV of France (b. 1710) · Ernest Shackleton (b. 1874) · H. H. Asquith (d. 1928)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 16: Day of the Shining Star in North Korea

Mask of Tutankhamun
Mask of Tutankhamun

Theresa Goh (b. 1987)  · Mary Amdur (d. 1998) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 17: Independence Day in Kosovo (2008)

Damage caused by the 2006 Southern Leyte landslide
Damage caused by the 2006 Southern Leyte landslide

Wally Pipp (b. 1893) · Geronimo (d. 1909) · Karen O'Connor (b. 1958) · Billie Joe Armstrong (b. 1972)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 18: Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)

Enterprise on the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft
Enterprise on the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

Martin Luther (d. 1546) · Michelangelo (d. 1564) · Toni Morrison (b. 1931)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 19

Dust storm at Manzanar
Dust storm at Manzanar

Nicolaus Copernicus (b. 1473) · Knut Hamsun (d. 1952) · Joseph Szigeti (d. 1973)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 20: Family Day in various regions of Canada (2017)

Photo of the moon taken by Ranger 8
Photo of the moon taken by Ranger 8

Gail Kim (b. 1977) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 21: Language Movement Day in Bangladesh

Polaroid Land Camera Model 95
Polaroid Land Camera Model 95

Nina Simone (b. 1933) · Baruch Spinoza (d. 1677)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 22

Dolly the sheep
Dolly the sheep

Arthur Schopenhauer (b. 1788) · Robert Baden-Powell (b. 1857) · Elizabeth Keawepoʻoʻole Sumner (d. 1911) · Felix Frankfurter (d. 1965)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 23: Fat Thursday (Catholicism, 2017); National Day in Brunei (1984); Defender of the Fatherland Day in Russia and several other former Soviet republics

Scene of the Grayrigg derailment
Scene of the Grayrigg derailment

Samuel Pepys (b. 1633) · John Keats (d. 1821) · Edward Elgar (d. 1934)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 24: Rio Carnival begins in Brazil (2017); Independence Day in Estonia (1918); Flag Day in Mexico; National Artist Day in Thailand

President Juan Perón of Argentina
President Juan Perón of Argentina

Æthelberht of Kent (d. 616) · Steve Jobs (b. 1955)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 25: Ayyám-i-Há begins (Bahá'í calendar); Soviet Occupation Day in Georgia (1921)

Edvard Beneš
Edvard Beneš

José de San Martín (b. 1778) · George Harrison (b. 1943) · Don Bradman (d. 2001)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 26: Saviours' Day (Nation of Islam); Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991)

"Livery Stable Blues"

Levi Strauss (b. 1829) · Mary Whiton Calkins (d. 1930)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 27: Shrove Monday (Western Christianity, 2017); Losar in Bhutan and Tibet (2017); Tsagaan Sar in Mongolia (2017)

Manuel Belgrano
Manuel Belgrano

Marian Anderson (b. 1897) · John Steinbeck (b. 1902) · Leah Poulton (b. 1984)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 28: Shrove Tuesday (Western Christianity, 2017); Kalevala Day in Finland

Queen Ranavalona III of Madagascar
Queen Ranavalona III of Madagascar

Michel de Montaigne (b. 1533) · Henry James (d. 1916) · Koesbini (d. 1991)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


February 29: Leap day (Gregorian calendar)

Tokyo Skytree
Tokyo Skytree

Oswald of Worcester (d. 992) · Gioachino Rossini (b. 1792)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


Selected anniversaries/On this day archiveAll
JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember


Recent changes to Selected anniversariesSelected anniversaries editing guidelines


It is now 00:44 on Friday, July 28, 2017 (UTC) – Purge cache for this page

Selected anniversaries for March

March 1: Ash Wednesday (Western Christianity, 2017); Saint David's Day in Wales; Independence Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992); Yap Day in Yap

Bison in Yellowstone
Bison in Yellowstone

George Herbert (d. 1633) · Nick Griffin (b. 1959) · Lupita Nyong'o (b. 1983)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 2: The Nineteen Day Fast begins (Bahá'í Faith, 2017)

Wilt Chamberlain in 1959
Wilt Chamberlain

Robert II of Scotland (b. 1316) · Anne of Denmark (d. 1619) · Dusty Springfield (d. 1999)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 3: Liberation Day in Bulgaria (1878)

Program for the woman suffrage parade
Program for the woman suffrage parade

Robert Hooke (d. 1703) · Hergé (d. 1983)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 4: Saint Casimir's Day

Forth Bridge, Scotland
Forth Bridge, Scotland

Saladin (d. 1193) · Jean-François Champollion (d. 1832) · Sir Patrick Moore (b. 1923)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 5: Learn From Lei Feng Day in China; St Piran's Day in Cornwall, United Kingdom

Boston Massacre engraving by Paul Revere
Boston Massacre engraving by Paul Revere

Henry II of England (b. 1133) · Elaine Paige (b. 1948) · Sergei Prokofiev (d. 1953)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 6: National Heroes and Benefactors Day in Belize (2017); Independence Day in Ghana (1957)

Dmitri Mendeleev
Dmitri Mendeleev

Princess Clémentine of Orléans (b. 1817) · John Redmond (d. 1918) · Ayn Rand (d. 1982)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 7

José Paranhos, Viscount of Rio Branco, in 1879
José Paranhos

Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274) · Reinhard Heydrich (b. 1904) · Divine (d. 1988)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 8: International Women's Day

Nelson's Pillar
Nelson's Pillar

Beatrice of Castile (b. 1293) · Hector Berlioz (d. 1869) · Haseeb Ahsan (d. 2013)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 9: Fast of Esther (Judaism, 2017)

Chromolithograph depicting the Battle of Hampton Roads
Battle of Hampton Roads

Jane Joseph (d. 1929) · Yuri Gagarin (b. 1934) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 10

Uranus and some of its moons
Uranus and some of its moons

Agnes Blannbekin (d. 1315) · Lillian Wald (b. 1867) · Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy (d. 2010)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 11: Purim begins at sunset (Judaism, 2017); Independence Day in Lithuania (1990)

King Shō Tai of the Ryūkyū Kingdom
Shō Tai

Elagabalus (d. 222) · Helen Rollason (b. 1956) · Katsuhiko Nakajima (b. 1988)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 12: Shushan Purim begins at sunset in Jerusalem and Susa (Judaism, 2017)

Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman

Charles Boycott (b. 1832) · Jessica Hardy (b. 1987) · Lazare Ponticelli (d. 2008)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 13: Holi (Hinduism, 2017)

Pope Francis
Pope Francis

Mustafa Reşid Pasha (b. 1800) · Adolf Anderssen (d. 1879) · Odette Hallowes (d. 1995)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 14: New Year's Day (Sikhism); White Day in East Asia; Pi Day

The Lakeview Gusher
The Lakeview Gusher

John Sigismund Zápolya (d. 1571) · Albert Einstein (b. 1879) · Tony Benn (d. 2014)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 15: Ides of March

Talaat Pasha
Talaat Pasha

Augusta, Lady Gregory (b. 1852) · Christian Michelsen (b. 1857) · Arthur Compton (d. 1962)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 16

The FA Cup
The FA Cup

Iso Rae (d. 1940) · Mary Meader (d. 2008) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 17: Saint Patrick's Day

Golden Tara of Butuan
Golden Tara of Butuan

Emily Sartain (b. 1841) · Margaret Bondfield (b. 1873) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 18

The French battleship Bouvet capsizes after striking a mine during the Battle of Gallipoli.
The French battleship Bouvet capsizing

Vanessa Williams (b. 1963)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 19

Clara Zetkin
Clara Zetkin

Wyatt Earp (b. 1848) · Albert Speer (b. 1905) · Bun Cook (d. 1988)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 20: March equinox (10:28 UTC, 2017); Nowruz in Iran, Central Asia, the Bahá'í Faith, and Zoroastrianism (2017); Independence Day in Tunisia (1956)

Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte

Isaac Newton (d. 1726) · Amanda Clement (b. 1888) · Fernando Torres (b. 1984)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 21: Independence Day in Namibia (1990)

Archbishop Thomas Cranmer
Thomas Cranmer

Al Williamson (b. 1931) · Nobuo Uematsu (b. 1959) · Chinua Achebe (d. 2013)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 22: World Water Day

Emerald Buddha
Emerald Buddha

Reese Witherspoon (b. 1976) · Juan Uribe (b. 1979) · Kenzō Tange (d. 2005)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 23: Pakistan Day (1956)

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

Henry of Grosmont (d. 1361) · Emmy Noether (b. 1882) · Mo Farah (b. 1983)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 24: World Tuberculosis Day

Exxon Valdez aground
Exxon Valdez aground

William Morris (b. 1834) · Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (d. 1882) · David Irving (b. 1938)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 25: Independence Day in Greece (1821)

Titan, moon of Saturn
Titan, moon of Saturn

Kenneth III of Scotland (d. 1005) · Gloria Steinem (b. 1934) · Marcel Lefebvre (d. 1991)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 26: Independence Day in Bangladesh (1971)

"The Gerry-Mander", as printed in the Boston Gazette
"The Gerry-Mander"

Ludwig van Beethoven (d. 1827) · Sandra Day O'Connor (b. 1930)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 27:

One of the aircraft involved in the Tenerife disaster
One of the aircraft involved in the Tenerife disaster

Rosa Campbell Praed (b. 1851) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 28: Gudi Padwa and Ugadi in various parts of India (2017); Serfs Emancipation Day in Tibet

Fabre Hydravion
Fabre Hydravion

Sybil Irving (d. 1973) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 29: Boganda Day in the Central African Republic; Cheti Chand in various parts of India (2017); Martyrs' Day in Madagascar (1947)

Flag of the New People's Army
Flag of the New People's Army

Helene Deutsch (d. 1982) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 30: Land Day (Palestinians)

Usmar Ismail
Usmar Ismail

Juan Manuel de Rosas (b. 1793) · Vincent van Gogh (b. 1853) · James Cagney (d. 1986)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


March 31: King Nangklao Memorial Day in Thailand; Cesar Chavez Day in various U.S. states

Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower

Al Gore (b. 1948) · Ewan McGregor (b. 1971) · Frank Perdue (d. 2005)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


Selected anniversaries/On this day archiveAll
JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember


Recent changes to Selected anniversariesSelected anniversaries editing guidelines


It is now 00:44 on Friday, July 28, 2017 (UTC) – Purge cache for this page

Selected anniversaries for April

April 1: National Day in Iran (1979); Edible Book Day

Richard Plantagenet Campbell Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
The 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos

Cynthia Lennon (d. 2015) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

William James' ships capture Suvarnadurg
William James' ships capture Suvarnadurg

Prince George of Denmark (b. 1653) · Max Ernst (b. 1891) · Elizabeth Catlett (d. 2012)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 3

Osborne 1 portable computer
Osborne 1 portable computer

Mary Carpenter (b. 1807) · Tony Benn (b. 1925) · Graham Greene (d. 1991)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 4

World Trade Center
World Trade Center

Liu Yin (d. 911) · Robert III of Scotland (d. 1406) · Jonathan Agnew (b. 1960)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 5: Rama Navami (Hinduism, 2017); Feast Day of Vincent Ferrer

Akashi Kaikyō Bridge
Akashi Kaikyō Bridge

Jane Asher (b. 1946) · Olek (b. 1978) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 6

Cover of the official report of the 1896 Olympics
Cover of the official report of the 1896 Olympics

Raphael (d. 1520) · Nadar (b. 1820) · Rose O'Neill (d. 1944)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 7: World Health Day; National Beer Day in the United States

Demonstrators in Chișinău, Moldova, holding a banner
Demonstrators in Chișinău, Moldova

Berengar I of Italy (d. 924) · El Greco (d. 1614) · Francis Ford Coppola (b. 1939) · Dave Arneson (d. 2009)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 8

Times Square
Times Square

John II Komnenos (d. 1143) · Philip IV of Spain (b. 1605) · Sara Northrup Hollister (b. 1924)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 9: Day of National Unity in Georgia (1989)

"Au clair de la lune" by Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville

Francis Bacon (d. 1626) · Jørn Utzon (b. 1918) · Mary Jackson (b. 1921)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 10

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Gabrielle d'Estrées (d. 1589) · Stuart Sutcliffe (d. 1962) · Evelyn Waugh (d. 1966)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 11

Emir Abdullah of Transjordan
Emir Abdullah of Transjordan

Llywelyn the Great (d. 1240) · Christopher Smart (b. 1722) · Ewelina Hańska (d. 1882)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 12: Yuri's Night; Cosmonautics Day in Russia

Terry Fox
Terry Fox

Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood (d. 1866) · Beverly Cleary (b. 1916) · Xin Fengxia (d. 1998)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


Vaisakhi (Sikhism)

Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods

Catherine de' Medici (b. 1519) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 14: Bengali New Year, Tamil New Year, and other New Year festivals in Asia (2017); Day of the Georgian language in Georgia (1978)

Gnassingbé Eyadéma
Gnassingbé Eyadéma

Rod Steiger (b. 1925) · Rachel Carson (d. 1964) · Sarah Michelle Gellar (b. 1977)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 15: Day of the Sun in North Korea

Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson

Emma Watson (b. 1990)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 16

Bernard Baruch
Bernard Baruch

Molly Brant (d. 1796) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 17: Patriots' Day in Maine and Massachusetts (2017)

Kaunas Castle (reconstructed)
Kaunas Castle (reconstructed)

Karen Blixen (b. 1885) · Sean Bean (b. 1959)  · Elda Emma Anderson (d. 1961)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 18: Tax Day in the United States (2017)

Bolesław I of Poland
Bolesław I of Poland

Lucrezia Borgia (b. 1480) · John Leland (d. 1552) · Albert Einstein (d. 1955)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 19: Feast of Saint Alphege (Western Christianity)

Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI

Sarah Bagley (b. 1806) · Benjamin Disraeli (d. 1881) · Jiroemon Kimura (b. 1897)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 20: Ridván begins at sunset (Bahá'í Faith); 4/20 (cannabis culture)

Enoch Powell in 1987
Enoch Powell

Cædwalla of Wessex (d. 689) · Allegra Byron (d. 1822) · Frances Ames (b. 1920)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 21

Manfred von Richthofen
Manfred von Richthofen

Max Weber (b. 1864) · John Maynard Keynes (d. 1946) · Dorothy Eady (d. 1981)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 22

An 1864 two-cent coin
An 1864 two-cent coin

Lewis Powell (b. 1844) · Kathleen Ferrier (b. 1912)  · Emilio Segrè (d. 1989)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 23

Hank Aaron
Hank Aaron

Joan of France (b. 1464) · Shirley Temple (b. 1928) · Satyajit Ray (d. 1992)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 24: Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day; Yom HaShoah in Israel (2017)

Thutmose III
Thutmose III

Mellitus (d. 624) · Mimi Smith (b. 1906) · Laurentia Tan (b. 1979)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 25:

Violeta Chamorro
Violeta Chamorro

Edward II of England (b. 1284) · Emer de Vattel (b. 1714) · Al Pacino (b. 1940)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 26: World Intellectual Property Day; Feast day of Our Lady of Good Counsel (Roman Catholic Church)

Statue of Sybil Ludington
Statue of Sybil Ludington

Alice Ayres (d. 1885) · I. M. Pei (b. 1917) · Morihei Ueshiba (d. 1969)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 27: King's Day in the Netherlands

Airbus A380 in original Airbus livery
Airbus A380

Mary Wollstonecraft (b. 1759) · Sergei Prokofiev (b. 1891) · Olivier Messiaen (d. 1992)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 28: International Workers' Memorial Day

Guillaume Schnaebelé
Guillaume Schnaebelé

Shajar al-Durr (d. 1257) · Jane Cobden (b. 1851) · Bradley Wiggins (b. 1980)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 29

1991 Bangladesh cyclone
1991 Bangladesh cyclone

George Farquhar (d. 1707) · Harold Urey (b. 1893) · Ludwig Wittgenstein (d. 1951)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


April 30: National Persian Gulf Day in Iran; Consumer Protection Day in Thailand

American Falls
American Falls

Dorival Caymmi (b. 1914)  · Alben W. Barkley (d. 1956)  · Kirsten Dunst (b.  1982)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


Selected anniversaries/On this day archiveAll
JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember


Recent changes to Selected anniversariesSelected anniversaries editing guidelines


It is now 00:44 on Friday, July 28, 2017 (UTC) – Purge cache for this page

Selected anniversaries for May

May 1: Beltane in Ireland and Scotland; Yom Hazikaron in Israel (2017)

Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (b. 1769) · Ralph Stackpole (b. 1885) · Magda Goebbels (d. 1945)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 2: Flag Day in Poland

Damaged Brandenburg Gate
Damaged Brandenburg Gate

Blanche of Artois (d. 1302) · Catherine Labouré (b. 1806) · Engelbert Humperdinck (b. 1936)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 3

Benty Grange helmet
Benty Grange helmet

Alexios II of Trebizond (d. 1330) · Catherine of St. Augustine (b. 1632) · Len Shackleton (b. 1922)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 4: National Day of Prayer in the United States (2017); Star Wars Day

Manaslu
Manaslu

Herman II (d. 1003) · Audrey Hepburn (b. 1929) · Christian de Duve (d. 2013)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 5: Cinco de Mayo (dancers pictured) in Mexico and the United States

Cinco de Mayo dancers
Cinco de Mayo dancers

Søren Kierkegaard (b. 1813) · Dorothy Garrod (b. 1892) · Adele (b. 1988)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 6

The Hindenburg disaster
Hindenburg disaster

Henry David Thoreau (d. 1862) · Rosemary Cramp (b. 1929) · George Clooney (b. 1961)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 7

Alexander Stepanovich Popov
Alexander Stepanovich Popov

David Hume (b. 1711) · Mary of Modena (d. 1718) · Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (b. 1840)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 8: World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day; Miguel Hidalgo's Birthday in Mexico; Parents' Day in South Korea

Antoine Lavoisier
Antoine Lavoisier

Fern Hobbs (b. 1883) · Friedrich Hayek (b. 1899) · Beatrice Worsley (d. 1972)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 9: Liberation Day in the Channel Islands (1945)

Athanasius of Alexandria
Athanasius of Alexandria

Shi Pu (d. 893) · Zita of Bourbon-Parma (b. 1892) · Hilde Levi (b. 1909)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 10: Pesach Sheni (Judaism, 2017); Independence Day in Romania (1877)

Neville Chamberlain
Neville Chamberlain

Ahmad ibn Tulun (d. 884) · Thomas Young (d. 1829) · Sri Yukteswar Giri (b. 1855)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 11

Deep Blue
Deep Blue

Leo VI the Wise (d. 912) · Jane Manning James (b. 1813) · Natasha Richardson (b. 1963)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 12: Birth of Muhammad al-Mahdi (Shia Islam, 2017)

Coppergate Helmet
Coppergate Helmet

Lady Grange (d. 1745) · Katharine Hepburn (b. 1907) · Alexander Esenin-Volpin (b. 1924)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 13

Lúcia Santos (middle) with Francisco and Jacinta Marto
Lúcia Santos (middle) with Francisco and Jacinta Marto

John Nash (d. 1835) · Arthur Sullivan (b. 1842) · Lorna Hodgkinson (b. 1887)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 14: Feast day of Saint Matthias and Saint Mo Chutu (Roman Catholicism); Lag BaOmer (Judaism, 2017)

Edward Jenner
Edward Jenner

Mary Seacole (d. 1881) · Charlotte Auerbach (b. 1899) · Marjory Stoneman Douglas (d. 1998)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 15: Nakba Day in Palestinian communities

Van Gogh's "Portrait of Dr. Gachet"
Portrait of Dr. Gachet

Klemens von Metternich (b. 1773) · Emily Dickinson (d. 1886) · Patrice Evra (b. 1981)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 16

Park Chung-hee (center)
Park Chung-hee (center)

Liu Bowen (d. 1375) · Margaret Ursula Jones (b. 1916) · Janet Jackson (b. 1966)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 17

Anne of Denmark in 1612
Anne of Denmark in 1612

Mary, Queen of Hungary (d. 1395) · Cool Papa Bell (b. 1903) · Maggie Laubser (d. 1973)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 18: Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Crimean Tatar Genocide in Ukraine

Enomoto Takeaki
Enomoto Takeaki

Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran (d. 1922) · Frank Hsieh (b. 1946) · Mary McLeod Bethune (d. 1955)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 19: Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey; Ho Chi Minh's birthday in Vietnam

Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe

Helena of Moscow (b. 1476) · Nellie Melba (b. 1861) · Nathaniel Hawthorne (d. 1864)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 20: Day of Remembrance in Cambodia

Luc Montagnier
Luc Montagnier

Gertrude Guillaume-Schack (d. 1903) · Astrid Kirchherr (b. 1938) · Cher (b. 1946)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 21: Sanja Matsuri begins in Tokyo (2017)

Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis
Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis

Feng Dao (d. 954) · Armand Hammer (b. 1898) · Al Franken (b. 1951)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 22: Victoria Day in Canada (2017)

Blackwall Tunnel under construction, 1895
Blackwall Tunnel under construction, 1895

Richard Wagner (b. 1813) · Augusta, Lady Gregory (d. 1932) · Myrtle Bachelder (d. 1997)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 23

Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc

Ruth Fernández (b. 1919) · Heinrich Himmler (d. 1945) · Florence Violet McKenzie (d. 1982)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 24: Aldersgate Day (Methodism); Independence Day in Eritrea (1993); Jerusalem Day in Israel (2017)

Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge

Germanicus (b. 15 BC) · David I of Scotland (d. 1153) · Jan Smuts (b. 1870)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 25: Africa Day (1963) First National Government in Argentina (1810); Independence Day in Jordan (1946); Towel Day

1878 poster for "H.M.S. Pinafore"
H.M.S. Pinafore poster

Anna Maria Rückerschöld (d. 1805) · Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (b. 1846) · Ian McKellen (b. 1939)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 26

British troops evacuating from Dunkirk
British troops evacuating from Dunkirk

Augustine of Canterbury (d. 604) · Miles Davis (b. 1926) · Sally Ride (b. 1951)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 27: Ramadan begins (Islam, 2017)

Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge

Simeon I of Bulgaria (d. 927) · Hans Lammers (b. 1879) · Wols (b. 1913)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 28

The Spanish Armada
The Spanish Armada

Mary Polly Paaaina (d. 1873) · Patrick White (b. 1912) · Kylie Minogue (b. 1968)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 29: Democracy Day in Nigeria; Memorial Day in the United States (2017)

Jenny Lind
Jenny Lind

G. K. Chesterton (b. 1874) · John F. Kennedy (b. 1917) · Joyce Yakubowich (b. 1953)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 30: Dragon Boat Festival (Chinese calendar, 2017); Lod Massacre Remembrance Day in Puerto Rico

Pearl Hart
Pearl Hart

Georg von Peuerbach (b. 1423) · Wyndham Halswelle (b. 1882) · Mary H. Gray Clarke (d. 1892)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


May 31: World No Tobacco Day; Feast of the Visitation (Roman Catholicism and Anglicanism)

The first Madison Square Garden
The first Madison Square Garden

Albertino Mussato (d. 1329) · Walt Whitman (b. 1819) · Chien-Shiung Wu (b. 1912)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


Selected anniversaries/On this day archiveAll
JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember


Recent changes to Selected anniversariesSelected anniversaries editing guidelines


It is now 00:44 on Friday, July 28, 2017 (UTC) – Purge cache for this page

Selected anniversaries for June

June 1: Shavuot (Judaism, 2017)

Kronan
Kronan

Empress Dowager Xiao (d. 847) · Nargis (b. 1929) · Helene Bresslau Schweitzer (d. 1957)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 2

Diamond Rock
Diamond Rock

Thomas Hardy (b. 1840) · George S. Kaufman (d. 1961) · Abby Wambach (b. 1980)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 3: Feast day of Saint Charles Lwanga and the Uganda Martyrs (Roman Catholic Church, Church of England, Lutheranism)

Wallis Simpson
Wallis Simpson

Sejanus (b. 20 BC) · Georges Bizet (d. 1875) · Franz Kafka (d. 1924)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 4: Pentecost (Christianity, 2017); Anniversary of Ayatollah Khomeini's death in Iran (1989)

U.S. dive bombers at Midway
U.S. dive bombers at Midway

Philippa of England (b. 1394) · Angelina Jolie (b. 1975)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 5: Whit Monday (Christianity, 2017); Queen's Official Birthday in New Zealand (2017); Western Australia Day (2017)

Elvis Presley in 1957
Elvis Presley

Ya'qub ibn al-Layth al-Saffar (d. 879) · Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (b. 1771) · Jill Biden (b. 1951)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 6

Novarupta's lava dome
Novarupta's lava dome

Robert Passelewe (d. 1252) · Frank Chee Willeto (b. 1925) · Maria Alyokhina (b. 1988)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 7: Journalist Day in Argentina

Mosaic of Aelia Eudocia
Mosaic of Aelia Eudocia

Roderigo Lopez (d. 1594) · Paul Gauguin (b. 1848)  · Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 8

Thomas Blamey
Thomas Blamey

Harthacnut (d. 1042) · Barbara Bush (b. 1925) · Omar Bongo (d. 2009)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 9

Burning of Gaspee
Burning of Gaspee

Shahrbaraz (d. 630) · Susanna Paine (b. 1792) · Brian Williamson (d. 2004)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 10: Queen's Official Birthday in the United Kingdom and several other Commonwealth countries (2017)

John Diefenbaker
John Diefenbaker

Cheng Rui (d. 903) · Abu al-Wafa' Buzjani (b. 940) · Nils Økland (b. 1882)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 11

The Blackstone Hotel
The Blackstone Hotel

Klemens von Metternich (d. 1859) · Sandra Schmirler (b. 1963) · Peter Dinklage (b. 1969)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 12: Dia dos Namorados in Brazil

Reagan speaking at the Brandenburg Gate
Reagan speaking at the Brandenburg Gate

Æthelflæd (d. 918) · Medgar Evers (d. 1963) · Gregory Peck (d. 2003)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 13

USS Jeannette
USS Jeannette

Veronica Gambara (d. 1550) · W. B. Yeats (b. 1865) · Carolyn Eisele (b. 1902)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 14: Flag Day in the United States

1777 U.S. flag
1777 U.S. flag

Antonio Sacchini (b. 1730) · Karl Landsteiner (b. 1868) · Mary Cassatt (d. 1926)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 15: Corpus Christi (various Western Christian churches, 2017); Flag Day in Denmark

Fort Ricasoli
Fort Ricasoli

Lisa del Giocondo (b. 1479) · John VI Kantakouzenos (d. 1383) · John Fenn (b. 1917)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 16

Rudolf Nureyev
Rudolf Nureyev

Jean de Thévenot (b. 1633) · Adam Smith (b. 1723) · Tony Gwynn (d. 2014)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 17: International Surfing Day (2017)

Vlad III Dracula
Vlad III Dracula

John Kay (b. 1704) · M. C. Escher (b. 1898) · Annie S. Swan (d. 1943)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 18: Night of Decree (Shia Islam, 2017)

F-117 Nighthawk
F-117 Nighthawk

Lord Castlereagh (b. 1769) · Queen Olga of Greece (d. 1926) · Paul McCartney (b. 1942)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 19: Flag Day in Argentina (2017); Day of the Independent Hungary; Juneteenth in some parts of the United States

Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico
Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico

Guru Hargobind (b. 1595) · Sarah Rosetta Wakeman (d. 1864) · Doris Sands Johnson (b. 1921)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 20

Painting of the Tennis Court Oath by Auguste Couder
The Tennis Court Oath, depicted by Auguste Couder

Anna Laetitia Barbauld (b. 1743) · Voltairine de Cleyre (d. 1912) · Frank Lampard (b. 1978)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 21: June solstice (04:24 UTC, 2017); International Yoga Day; National Aboriginal Day in Canada

Replica of the Manchester Small-Scale Experimental Machine
Replica of the SSEM

Increase Mather (b. 1639) · Clara Immerwahr (b. 1870) · Gideon Sundback (d. 1954)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 22: Night of decree (Sunni Islam, 2017)

Diego Maradona
Diego Maradona

Paulinus of Nola (d. 431) · Pascual Díaz y Barreto (b. 1876) · Elizabeth Warren (b. 1949)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 23: International Quds Day (2017); Grand Duke's Official Birthday in Luxembourg

Lake Louise, Banff National Park
Lake Louise, Banff National Park

Michèle Mouton (b. 1951) · V. V. Giri (d. 1980) · Betty Shabazz (d. 1997)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 24: Armed Forces Day in the United Kingdom (2017)

Manila Cathedral
Manila Cathedral

Edward de Vere (d. 1604) · Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui (b. 1694) · Carolyn S. Shoemaker (b. 1929)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 25: Croatian Statehood Day and Slovenian Statehood Day

Michael Jackson in 1988
Michael Jackson

Antoni Gaudí (b. 1852) · Louis Mountbatten (b. 1900) · Michel Foucault (d. 1984)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 26: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture; Independence Day in Madagascar (1960); Flag Day in Romania

Henri Moissan
Henri Moissan

George IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1830) · Elvy Kalep (b. 1899) · Yevgeny Primakov (d. 2015)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 27

Jacobo Árbenz
Jacobo Árbenz

Eugenia Washington (b. 1838) · Helen Keller (b. 1880) · Nekima Levy-Pounds (b. 1976)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 28: Vidovdan in Serbia

Anna Pavlova as Giselle
Anna Pavlova as Giselle

Muhammad Azam Shah (b. 1653) · Meralda Warren (b. 1959) · Martha Wise (d. 1971)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 29

Jayne Mansfield
Jayne Mansfield

Óláfr Guðrøðarson (d. 1153) · Thomas Dunn English (b. 1819) · Elisabet Ney (d. 1907)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


June 30

Tower Bridge, London
Tower Bridge, London

Miguel de Molinos (b. 1628) · Eleanor Sophia Smith (d. 1942) · Nancy Mitford (d. 1973)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


Selected anniversaries/On this day archiveAll
JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember


Recent changes to Selected anniversariesSelected anniversaries editing guidelines


It is now 00:44 on Friday, July 28, 2017 (UTC) – Purge cache for this page

Selected anniversaries for July

July 1: Canada Day; Republic Day in Ghana (1960); Independence Day in Rwanda (1962)

Kwame Nkrumah
Kwame Nkrumah

Lady Saigō (d. 1589) · Nguyễn Đình Chiểu (b. 1822) · Pauli Murray (d. 1985)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 2: Feast day of Martinian and Processus (Roman Catholic Church)

Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart

Theodoor Rombouts (b. 1597) · Robert Peel (d. 1850) · Leonard J. Arrington (b. 1917)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 3

French destroyer Mogador
French destroyer Mogador

Dong Chang (d. 896) · Jacobus Gallus (b. 1550) · Tom Cruise (b. 1962)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 4: Republic Day in the Philippines (1946); Independence Day in the United States (1776)

Deep Impact collision with Tempel 1
Deep Impact collision with Tempel 1

Usama ibn Munqidh (b. 1095) · Samuel Richardson (d. 1761) · Pitikwahanapiwiyin (d. 1886)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 5

Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq

Nicéphore Niépce (d. 1833) · Sophie Wyss (b. 1897) · Megan Rapinoe (b. 1985)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 6: Independence Day in Malawi (1964); Statehood Day in Lithuania (1253); the Festival of San Fermín begins in Pamplona, Spain

R34 airship
R34 airship

Goar of Aquitaine (d. 649) · Ethel Sands (b. 1873) · Frida Kahlo (b. 1907)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 7

Northern fur seal
Northern fur seal

Guru Har Krishan (b. 1656) · Teresa Hsu Chih (b. 1898) · Arthur Conan Doyle (d. 1930)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 8

Joseph Bonaparte
Joseph Bonaparte

Saint Kilian (d. 689) · Peter Sainthill (b. 1593) · Tzipi Livni (b. 1958)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 9: Independence Day in Argentina (1816)

Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900
Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900

Edmund Burke (d. 1797)  · Eugenia Tadolini (b. 1809) · Jessica Anderson (d. 2010)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 10

Zhengde Emperor
Zhengde Emperor

Hadrian (d. 138) · Nikola Tesla (b. 1856) · Eunice Kennedy Shriver (b. 1921)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 11: Seventeenth of Tammuz (Judaism, 2017)

Woodblock print of Zheng He's ships
Woodblock print of Zheng He's ships

Bardaisan (b. 154) · Thomas Bowdler (b. 1754) · Bronwyn Oliver (d. 2006)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 12

St Basil's Cathedral
St Basil's Cathedral

Bertrada of Laon (d. 783) · George Eastman (b. 1854) · Ruth Norman (d. 1993)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 13

Nixon's tape recorder
Nixon's tape recorder

Aisha (d. 678) · John Wallop (d. 1551) · Harrison Ford (b. 1942)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 14: Festino of Saint Rosalia begins in Palermo, Italy

"Storming of the Bastille" by Jean-Pierre Houël
Storming of the Bastille by Jean-Pierre Houël

Edward White Benson (b. 1829) · William Hanna (b. 1910) · Constance Stokes (d. 1991)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 15

Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone

Rembrandt (b. 1606) · Anton Chekhov (d. 1904) · Cherry (b. 1975)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 16: Feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Roman Catholic Church)

Mission San Diego de Alcalá
Mission San Diego de Alcalá

Fulrad (d. 784) · Anna Vyrubova (b. 1884) · Assata Shakur (b. 1947)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 17: Feast day of the Scillitan Martyrs (Roman Catholic Church); Marine Day in Japan (2017); Constitution Day in South Korea (1948)

RMS Carpathia
RMS Carpathia

Sverker II of Sweden (d. 1210) · Berenice Abbott (b. 1898) · Tatiana Nikolaevna (d. 1918)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 18

Ted Kennedy in 1967
Ted Kennedy in 1967

Boniface of Savoy (d. 1270) · Jane Austen (d. 1817) · Clare Stevenson (b. 1903)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 19

Georg Anton Schäffer
Georg Anton Schäffer

Richard Leveridge (b. 1670) · Mangal Pandey (b. 1827) · Yekaterina Budanova (d. 1943)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 20: Independence Day in Colombia (1810)

The Niépce brothers' Pyréolophore
The Niépce brothers' Pyréolophore

Gregor Mendel (b. 1822) · Miron Cristea (b. 1868) · Amanda Clement (d. 1971)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 21

Aswan High Dam
Aswan High Dam

Simion Bărnuțiu (b. 1808) · Hart Crane (b. 1899) · Hubert Lyautey (d. 1934)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 22: Feast day of Mary Magdalene; Pi Approximation Day

Gia Long
Gia Long

Josefa de Óbidos (d. 1684) · Edward Hopper (b. 1882) · Ursula Franklin (d. 2016)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 23: Beginning of The Nine Days (Judaism, 2017); Revolution Day in Egypt (1952); Parents' Day in the United States (2017)

Henry Halleck
Henry Halleck

Bonaventura Peeters the Elder (b. 1614) · Apolinario Mabini (b. 1864) · Amy Winehouse (d. 2011)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 24: Pioneer Day in Utah (1847)

Rescuers at the Santiago de Compostela derailment
Rescuers at the Santiago de Compostela derailment

Muhammad ibn Tughj al-Ikhshid (d. 946) · Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (b. 1689) · Zelda Fitzgerald (b. 1900)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 25

Corinth Canal
Corinth Canal

Isaac Luria (d. 1572) · Thomas Eakins (b. 1844)  · Rosalind Franklin (b. 1920)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 26: Independence Day in Liberia (1847)

Moncada Barracks
Moncada Barracks

George Bernard Shaw (b. 1856) · Carl Jung (b. 1875) · Robert Todd Lincoln (d. 1926)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 27: José Celso Barbosa Day in Puerto Rico

Erwin Rommel and aides
Erwin Rommel and aides

Jeanne Baret (b. 1740) · Hannah Primrose, Countess of Rosebery (b. 1851) · Elizabeth Rona (d. 1981)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 28:

Sutton Hoo helmet
Sutton Hoo helmet

Shi Jingtang (d. 942) · Beatrix Potter (b. 1866) · Clara Ng (b. 1973)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 29

Arc de Triomphe
Arc de Triomphe

Francesco Mochi (b. 1580) · Philip Charles Durham (b. 1763) · Ronald Fisher (d. 1962)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 30: Independence Day in Vanuatu (1980)

NASA orbital photo of Malden Island
NASA orbital photo of Malden Island

Emily Brontë (b. 1818) · Otto von Bismarck (d. 1898) · Claudette Colbert (d. 1996)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


July 31: Feast day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola; Ka Hae Hawai'i Day (Flag Day) in Hawaii

The Marquis de Lafayette
The Marquis de Lafayette

Denis Diderot (d. 1784) · Franz Liszt (d. 1886) · Doris Zinkeisen (b. 1898) · David Norris (b. 1944) · J. K. Rowling (b. 1965)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


Selected anniversaries/On this day archiveAll
JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember


Recent changes to Selected anniversariesSelected anniversaries editing guidelines


It is now 00:44 on Friday, July 28, 2017 (UTC) – Purge cache for this page

Selected anniversaries for August

August 1: Lughnasadh (Northern Hemisphere); Imbolc (Southern Hemisphere); Independence Day in Benin (1960); Lammas in England and Scotland; Tisha B'Av (Judaism 2017)

US President George H. W. Bush
US President George H. W. Bush

Laura Janner-Klausner (b. 1963) · Taapsee Pannu (b. 1987) · Lolita Lebrón (d. 2010)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


August 2: Day of the Republic in Macedonia

The Leonardo da Vinci
The Leonardo da Vinci

William II of England (d. 1100) · Harriet Arbuthnot (d. 1834)  · Marija Bursać (b. 1920)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


August 3: Independence Day in Niger (1960); Flag Day in Venezuela

Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens
More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


August 4: Constitution Day in the Cook Islands (1965)

Mount Asama
Mount Asama

Walter Pater (b. 1839) · Knut Hamsun (b. 1859) · Hans Christian Andersen (d. 1875) · Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (b. 1900)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


August 5: Independence Day in Burkina Faso (1960); 100th anniversary of the death of English composer George Butterworth

Bertha Benz's Patent-Motorwagen
Bertha Benz's Patent-Motorwagen

Tatyana Zelentsova (b. 1948) ·

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


August 6: Feast of the Transfiguration (Gregorian calendar); Independence Day in Jamaica (1962)

Meteorite fragment ALH 84001
Meteorite fragment ALH 84001

Anne Hathaway (d. 1623) · Ben Jonson (d. 1637) · Daniel O'Connell (b. 1755)

More anniversaries:

view - talk - edit


August 7: Raksha Bandhan (Hinduism, 2017); Assyrian Martyrs Day (1933); Civic Holiday in most areas of Canada (2017); Independence Day in Ivory Coast (1960)

Love Canal area in 2012
Love Canal area in 2012

Constantius II (b. 317) · Majorian (d. 461) · Aspasia Manos (d. 1972)

More anniversaries: