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January 22: Day of Unity of Ukraine in Ukraine (1919)

Pan Am Boeing 747
Pan Am Boeing 747

John Donne (b. 1572) · Gisela Januszewska (b. 1867) · Ali Hassan Salameh (d. 1979)

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January 1

Satellite photo of Bouvet Island
Satellite photo of Bouvet Island

Henry of Marcy (d. 1189) · Betsy Ross (b. 1752) · Vidya Balan (b. 1979)

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

Llandaff Cathedral
Llandaff Cathedral

William de St-Calais (d. 1096) · Queen Emma of Hawaii (b. 1836) · Beatrice Hicks (b. 1919)

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January 3

"Battle of Princeton" by John Trumbull
Battle of Princeton by John Trumbull

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (d. 1670) · Clement Attlee (b. 1883) · Lynn Hill (b. 1961)

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

Sao Shwe Thaik
Sao Shwe Thaik

Louis Braille (b. 1809) · Johanna Westerdijk (b. 1883) · Johannes Brost (d. 2018)

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January 5

Nellie Tayloe Ross
Nellie Tayloe Ross

Al-Mu'tasim (d. 842) · Joseph Erlanger (b. 1874) · Deepika Padukone (b. 1986)

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January 6: Little Christmas in Ireland

Nancy Kerrigan
Nancy Kerrigan

Jane Dormer (b. 1538) · Jedediah Smith (b. 1799) · Sybil Plumlee (d. 2012)

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January 7: Christmas (Julian calendar); Victory Day over Genocide in Cambodia

Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei

Johann Heinrich Zedler (b. 1706) · Joseph Dennie (d. 1812) · Helena Válková (b. 1951)

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January 8: Coming of Age Day in Japan (2018)

Harvey Milk
Harvey Milk

Athelm (d. 926) · Fanny Bullock Workman (b. 1859) · Bronislava Nijinska (b. 1891)

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January 9

Ernest Shackleton and team planting the flag
Ernest Shackleton and team planting the flag

Leonard Holliday (d. 1612) · Lady Randolph Churchill (b. 1854) · Makinti Napanangka (d. 2011)

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January 10

Carl Linnaeus
Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (pictured) (d. 1778) · Issai Schur (b. 1875; d. 1941) · Yip Pin Xiu (b. 1992)

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January 11

Enver Hoxha
Enver Hoxha

Min Bin (d. 1554) · Alice Paul (b. 1885) · Emile Heskey (b. 1978)

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January 12: Zanzibar Revolution Day in Tanzania (1964)

Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Kenesaw Mountain Landis

John Winthrop (b. 1587/88) · Étienne Lenoir (b. 1822) · Nikolai Podgorny (d. 1983)

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

Wreck of the Costa Concordia
Wreck of the Costa Concordia

Edmund Spenser (d. 1599) · George Fox (d. 1691) · Nate Silver (b. 1978)

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January 14: National Forest Conservation Day in Thailand; Ratification Day in the United States (1784)

"Recondita armonia" from Tosca, performed by Enrico Caruso

Andrew III of Hungary (d. 1301) · Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (d. 1867) · Jess Fishlock (b. 1987)

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January 15: Mattu Pongal (Tamils, 2018); John Chilembwe Day in Malawi; Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States (2018)

Wilson Bentley takes a snowflake photograph.
Wilson Bentley takes a snowflake photograph.

Wang Jingchong (d. 950) · Marjorie Fleming (b. 1803) · Millie Knight (b. 1999)

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January 16

Rear entrance to the Führerbunker
Rear entrance to the Führerbunker

Guru Har Rai (b. 1630) · Miguel Ángel Mancera (b. 1966) · Susie Bootja Bootja Napaltjarri (d. 2003)

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January 17

Queen Liliʻuokalani of the Kingdom of Hawaii
Queen Liliʻuokalani

Thomas Fairfax (b. 1612) · Anne Brontë (b. 1820) · Barbara Jordan (d. 1996)

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January 18: The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins

Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe

Tamar of Georgia (d. 1213) · Elena Arizmendi Mejia (b. 1884) · Bruce Chatwin (d. 1989)

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January 19

Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload
Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload

Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (d. 1636) · Herbert Chapman (b. 1878) · Choor Singh (b. 1911)

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January 20

Simon de Montfort
Simon de Montfort

Sebastian de Aparicio (b. 1502) · John Soane (d. 1837) · Agnes Mary Clerke (d. 1907)

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January 21: World Religion Day (2018)

U.S. Army soldiers moving towards Khe Sanh Combat Base
U.S. Army soldiers moving towards Khe Sanh Combat Base

Yemelyan Pugachev (d. 1775) · John C. Frémont (b. 1813) · Freda Utley (d. 1978)

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January 22: Day of Unity of Ukraine in Ukraine (1919)

Pan Am Boeing 747
Pan Am Boeing 747

John Donne (b. 1572) · Gisela Januszewska (b. 1867) · Ali Hassan Salameh (d. 1979)

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January 23

USS Pueblo
USS Pueblo

Hai Rui (b. 1514) · Mykola Leontovych (d. 1921) · Leilani Kai (b. 1960)

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January 24

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

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

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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)

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

William Bligh
William Bligh

Olga Tufnell (b. 1905) •

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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)

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January 28

Lego bricks
Lego bricks

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

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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)

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January 30: Martyrs' Day in India, Fajr decade begins in Iran to celebrating the Ruhollah Khomeini's return to that country

San Francisco in 1847
San Francisco in 1847

Livia (b. 58 BC) ·

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January 31: Independence Day in Nauru (1968)

Sirius
Sirius

Franz Schubert (b. 1797) ·

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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)

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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)

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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)

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February 4: Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948)

Constantin von Tischendorf
Constantin von Tischendorf

Septimius Severus (d. 211) ·

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February 5

Bill Ponsford
Bill Ponsford

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

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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)

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February 7

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

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

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February 8

Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, Queen of Scots

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

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February 9

John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams

Judith Quiney (d. 1662) •

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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)

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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)

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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)

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February 13

India Gate, New Delhi
India Gate, New Delhi

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

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February 14: Valentine's Day

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

John Wilkins (b. 1614) ·

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

Chelyabinsk meteor (video)

Tiberios III (d. 706) · Irena Sendler (b. 1910) ·

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February 16: Chinese New Year, Korean New Year, and others (2018); Day of the Shining Star in North Korea

The original hand-written Act of Independence of Lithuania
The original hand-written Act of Independence of Lithuania

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

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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) · Karen O'Connor (b. 1958) · Billie Joe Armstrong (b. 1972)

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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)

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February 19

Dust storm at Manzanar
Dust storm at Manzanar

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

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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) ·

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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

"Livery Stable Blues"

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

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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)

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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)

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February 29: Leap day (Gregorian calendar)

Tokyo Skytree
Tokyo Skytree

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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March 4: Saint Casimir's Day

Forth Bridge, Scotland
Forth Bridge, Scotland

Saladin (d. 1193) · Miriam Makeba (b. 1932) · Bobbi Kristina Brown (b. 1993)

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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)

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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)

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March 7

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

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

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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)

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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) ·

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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)

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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)

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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)

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March 13: Holi (Hinduism, 2017)

Pope Francis
Pope Francis

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

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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)

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March 15: Ides of March

Talaat Pasha
Talaat Pasha

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

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March 16

The FA Cup
The FA Cup

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

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March 17: Saint Patrick's Day

[[File:|100px |Golden Tara of Butuan ]]
Golden Tara of Butuan

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

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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)

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March 19

Clara Zetkin
Clara Zetkin

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

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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)

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March 21: Independence Day in Namibia (1990)

Archbishop Thomas Cranmer
Thomas Cranmer

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

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March 22: World Water Day

Emerald Buddha
Emerald Buddha

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

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March 23: Pakistan Day (1956)

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

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

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March 24: World Tuberculosis Day

Exxon Valdez aground
Exxon Valdez aground

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

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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)

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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)

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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) ·

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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) ·

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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) ·

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March 30: Land Day (Palestinians)

Usmar Ismail
Usmar Ismail

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

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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)

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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

William Harvey (b. 1578) · Sophie Germain (b. 1776) · Scott Joplin (d. 1917)

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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)

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April 3

Osborne 1 portable computer
Osborne 1 portable computer

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

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April 4

World Trade Center
World Trade Center

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

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

Akashi Kaikyō Bridge
Akashi Kaikyō Bridge

Sir Thomas Hardy, 1st Baronet (b. 1769) · Marie-Rosalie Cadron-Jetté (d. 1864)  · Stella Creasy (b. 1977)

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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)

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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)

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April 8

Times Square
Times Square

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

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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)

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April 10

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

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April 11

Emir Abdullah of Transjordan
Emir Abdullah of Transjordan

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

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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)

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April 13: Vaisakhi (Sikhism)

Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods

Thomas Jefferson (b. 1743) · Annie Jump Cannon (d. 1941) · Günter Grass (d. 2015)

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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)

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April 15: Day of the Sun in North Korea

Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson

Leonardo da Vinci (b. 1452) · Leonhard Euler (b. 1707) · Greta Garbo (d. 1990)

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April 16

Bernard Baruch
Bernard Baruch

Tabinshwehti (b. 1516) · Francisco Goya (d. 1828) · John Millington Synge (b. 1871)

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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)

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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)

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April 19: Yom Ha'atzmaut in Israel (2018), Feast of Saint Alphege (Western Christianity)

Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI

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

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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)

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April 21

Manfred von Richthofen
Manfred von Richthofen

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

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April 22

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

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

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April 23

Hank Aaron
Hank Aaron

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

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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)

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April 25:

Violeta Chamorro
Violeta Chamorro

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

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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)

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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)

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April 28: International Workers' Memorial Day

Guillaume Schnaebelé
Guillaume Schnaebelé

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

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April 29

1991 Bangladesh cyclone
1991 Bangladesh cyclone

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

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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)

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Selected anniversaries for May

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

Wreckage of Ayrton Senna's car
Wreckage of Ayrton Senna's car

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

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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)

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May 3

Aerial view of RAF Northolt
Aerial view of RAF Northolt

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

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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)

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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)

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May 6

The Hindenburg disaster
Hindenburg disaster

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

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May 7

Alexander Stepanovich Popov
Alexander Stepanovich Popov

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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May 11

Deep Blue
Deep Blue

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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May 16

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

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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May 20: Day of Remembrance in Cambodia

Luc Montagnier
Luc Montagnier

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

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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)

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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)

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May 23

Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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May 28

The Spanish Armada
The Spanish Armada

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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Selected anniversaries for June

June 1: Shavuot (Judaism, 2017)

Kronan
Kronan

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

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June 2

Diamond Rock
Diamond Rock

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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June 6

Novarupta's lava dome
Novarupta's lava dome

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

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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)

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June 8

Thomas Blamey
Thomas Blamey

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

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June 9

Burning of Gaspee
Burning of Gaspee

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

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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)

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June 11

The Blackstone Hotel
The Blackstone Hotel

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

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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)

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June 13

USS Jeannette
USS Jeannette

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

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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)

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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)

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June 16

Rudolf Nureyev
Rudolf Nureyev

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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June 27

Jacobo Árbenz
Jacobo Árbenz

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

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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)

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June 29

Jayne Mansfield
Jayne Mansfield

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

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June 30

Tower Bridge, London
Tower Bridge, London

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

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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)

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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)

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July 3

French destroyer Mogador
French destroyer Mogador

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

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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)

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July 5

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

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

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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)

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July 7

Northern fur seal
Northern fur seal

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

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July 8

Joseph Bonaparte
Joseph Bonaparte

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

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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)

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July 10

Zhengde Emperor
Zhengde Emperor

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

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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)

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July 12

St Basil's Cathedral
St Basil's Cathedral

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

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July 13

Nixon's tape recorder
Nixon's tape recorder

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

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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)

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July 15

Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone

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

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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)

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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)

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July 18

Ted Kennedy in 1967
Ted Kennedy in 1967

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

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July 19

Georg Anton Schäffer
Georg Anton Schäffer

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

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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)

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July 21

Aswan High Dam
Aswan High Dam

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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July 25

Corinth Canal
Corinth Canal

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

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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)

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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)

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July 28:

Sutton Hoo helmet
Sutton Hoo helmet

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

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July 29

Arc de Triomphe
Arc de Triomphe

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

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July 30

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

Jacob Baradaeus (d. 578) · Emily Brontë (b. 1818) · Claudette Colbert (d. 1996)

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

Free Derry Corner
Free Derry Corner

William Courtenay (d. 1396) · Doris Zinkeisen (b. 1898) · J. K. Rowling (b. 1965)

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Selected anniversaries for August

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

Bridge 9340 after its collapse
Bridge 9340 after its collapse

Sabbatai Zevi (b. 1626) · Elizabeth Randles (b. 1800) · Lolita Lebrón (d. 2010)

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August 2: Day of the Republic in Macedonia

Coin of Majorian
Coin of Majorian

Andrew Barton (d. 1511) · Harriet Arbuthnot (d. 1834)  · Marija Bursać (b. 1920)

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August 3

Jiddu Krishnamurti
Jiddu Krishnamurti

Empress Dowager Cao (d. 925) · Hamilton Fish (b. 1808) · Dolores del Río (b. 1904)

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August 4

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yōhei Kōno
Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yōhei Kōno

Jan van den Hoecke (b. 1611) · John Vianney (d. 1859) · Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (b. 1900)

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August 5

Henry I of England
Henry I of England

Euthymius I of Constantinople (d. 917) · Richard Ottley (b. 1626) · Eddie Nolan (b. 1988)

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August 6

Tim Berners-Lee
Tim Berners-Lee

Bulstrode Whitelocke (b. 1605) · Daniel O'Connell (b. 1755) · Bix Beiderbecke (d. 1931)

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August 7: Raksha Bandhan (Hinduism, 2017); Tu B'Av (Judaism, 2017); Assyrian Martyrs Day (1933)

U.S. Marines wading ashore on Tulagi Island