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April 26: World Intellectual Property Day

B&O Royal Blue
B&O Royal Blue

Chen Jingxuan (d. 893) · Ludwig Wittgenstein (b. 1889) · Srinivasa Ramanujan (d. 1920)

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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

Muthu Coomaraswamy (b. 1834) · Mykola Leontovych (d. 1921) · Louisa Cadamuro (b. 1987)

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January 24

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

George Rooke (d. 1709) · Charles Boardman Hawes (b. 1889) · Maximilian Bircher-Benner (d. 1939)

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January 25: Feast day of Gregory of Nazianzus (Eastern Orthodox Church); Tatiana Day in Russia

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

J. Marion Sims (b. 1813) · Virginia Woolf (b. 1882) · Mikhail Suslov (d. 1982)

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

Bill Clinton's press conference

Lady Zhen (b. 183) · Charles George Gordon (d. 1885) · Olga Tufnell (b. 1905)

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January 27

Bust of Trajan
Bust of Trajan

Angela Merici (d. 1540) · John Perkins (d. 1812) · Mohamed Al-Fayed (b. 1929)

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January 28

Lego bricks
Lego bricks

Paul Luther (b. 1533) · Colette (b. 1873) · Crew of Space Shuttle Challenger (d. 1986)

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January 29

The Raven, illustrated by John Tenniel
Illustration of The Raven by John Tenniel

Salih ibn Wasif (d. 870) · Frederick Delius (b. 1862) · Geraldine Pittman Woods (b. 1921)

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January 30: Martyrs' Day in India

Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi

Giovanni Pietro Francesco Agius de Soldanis (d. 1770) · Franklin D. Roosevelt (b. 1882) · Barbara La Marr (d. 1926)

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January 31: Independence Day in Nauru (1968); Tu BiShvat (Judaism, 2018)

Damage caused by the Pemex explosion
Damage caused by the Pemex explosion

Jost Bürgi (d. 1632) · Manuel Alberti (d. 1811) · Justin Timberlake (b. 1981)

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Selected anniversaries for February

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

The Shard, London
The Shard, London

Thomas Campbell (b. 1763) · Clara Butt (b. 1872) · George Whipple (d. 1976)

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February 2: Groundhog Day in Canada and the United States

Statue of Alexander Selkirk
Statue of Alexander Selkirk

Piotr Skarga (b. 1536) · Vincenzo Dimech (d. 1831) · Christie Brinkley (b. 1954)

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

José de San Martín
José de San Martín

Caroline von Wolzogen (b. 1763) · Giuseppe Moretti (b. 1857) · C. N. Annadurai (d. 1969)

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February 4: Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948)

Emperor Taizu of Song
Emperor Taizu of Song

Ceolnoth (d. 870) · Carl Michael Bellman (b. 1740) · Jenny Shipley (b. 1952)

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February 5

A tulip from a 1637 Dutch catalog
A tulip from a 1637 Dutch catalog

Johan Ludvig Runeberg (b. 1804) · Peg Entwistle (b. 1908) · Margaret Oakley Dayhoff (d. 1983)

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February 6: Sami National Day (Sami people); Ronald Reagan Day in most U.S. states

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles

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

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February 7

Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs

Bartholomäus Sastrow (d. 1603) · Desmond Doss (b. 1919) · Steve Nash (b. 1974)

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February 8: Fat Thursday (Catholicism, 2018)

Theatrical poster for The Birth of a Nation
Theatrical poster for The Birth of a Nation

Muhammad ibn Tughj al-Ikhshid (b. 882) · Jules Verne (b. 1828) · Iris Murdoch (d. 1999)

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February 9: Rio Carnival begins in Brazil (2018)

Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis

Judith Quiney (d. 1662) · Alberto Vargas (b. 1896) · Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

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February 10

The fire at Namdaemun in 2008
The fire at Namdaemun in 2008

Ary Scheffer (b. 1795) · Harold Macmillan (b. 1894) · Pope Pius XI (d. 1939)

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University College London Main Building
University College London Main Building

Heraclius (d. 641) · Ellen Broe (b. 1900) · Kelly Rowland (b. 1981)

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February 12: Shrove Monday (Western Christianity, 2018)

Soviet frigate Bezzavetny (right) bumping the USS Yorktown
Soviet frigate Bezzavetny (right) bumping the USS Yorktown

Jan Ladislav Dussek (b. 1760) · Charles Darwin (b. 1809) · Anna Anderson (d. 1984)

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February 13: Shrove Tuesday (Western Christianity, 2018)

The Cambridge Union building
The Cambridge Union building

Muhammad ibn Ra'iq (d. 942) · George Rogers Clark (d. 1818) · Faiz Ahmad Faiz (b. 1911)

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February 14: Valentine's Day ; Ash Wednesday (Western Christianity, 2018)

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

John Wilkins (b. 1614) · Margaret E. Knight (b. 1838) · Adnan Saidi (d. 1942)

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

Flag of Canada
Flag of Canada

Tiberios III/Leontios (d. 706) · Sophie Bryant (b. 1850) · Irena Sendler (b. 1910)

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February 16: 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

Coluccio Salutati (b. 1331) · Thomas Bracken (d. 1898) · Mary Amdur (d. 1998)

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February 17: Independence Day in Kosovo (2008)

Armory Show poster
Armory Show poster

María de las Mercedes Barbudo (d. 1849) · Karen O'Connor (b. 1958) · Ed Sheeran (b. 1991)

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February 18

Vasil Levski
Vasil Levski

Francesco Redi (b. 1626) · Kristijonas Donelaitis (d. 1780) · Swraj Paul, Baron Paul (b. 1931)

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February 19: Family Day in various regions of Canada (2018); Washington's Birthday (Presidents' Day) in the United States (2018)

Old Trafford stadium
Old Trafford stadium

Dorothe Engelbretsdatter (d. 1716) · Émilie Gamelin (b. 1800) · Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen Lama (b. 1938)

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February 20

Parícutin volcano erupting, 1943
Parícutin volcano erupting, 1943

Alfred Escher (b. 1819) · P. G. T. Beauregard (d. 1893) · Gail Kim (b. 1977)

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February 21

Malcolm X
Malcolm X

Gaius Caesar (d. AD 4) · Ambrose Dudley, 3rd Earl of Warwick (d. 1590) · Thelma Estrin (b. 1924)

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February 22

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Johns Hopkins Hospital

Peder Syv (b. 1631) · Charles Blondin (d. 1897) · Elizabeth Keawepoʻoʻole Sumner (d. 1911)

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February 23

Remnant of supernova 1987A
Remnant of supernova 1987A

George Frideric Handel (b. 1685) · César Ritz (b. 1850) · L. S. Lowry (d. 1976)

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February 24: Independence Day in Estonia (1918)

The Burning of Drury Lane Theatre from Westminster Bridge by Thomas Luny
The Burning of Drury Lane Theatre from Westminster Bridge by Thomas Luny

Arcangela Tarabotti (b. 1604) · Thomas Bowdler (d. 1825) · Alain Prost (b. 1955)

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February 25: Ayyám-i-Há begins (Bahá'í calendar, 2018); Soviet Occupation Day in Georgia (1921); National Day in Kuwait (1961)

Edvard Beneš
Edvard Beneš

Ibn Battuta (b. 1304) · Andranik (b. 1865) · Elizabeth Gertrude Britton (d. 1934)

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February 26

"Napoleon's Return from Elba", by Charles de Steuben
Napoleon's Return from Elba, by Charles de Steuben

John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford (d. 1462) · Herbert Henry Dow (b. 1866) · Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (b. 1954)

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February 27

Bayern Munich logo
Bayern Munich logo

Robert of Melun (d. 1167) · Joaquín Sorolla (b. 1863) · Leah Poulton (b. 1984)

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February 28: Fast of Esther (Judaism, 2018); Kalevala Day in Finland

Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI

Guillaume Delisle (b. 1675) · Hortense Allart (d. 1879) · Henry James (d. 1916)

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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: Purim (Judaism, 2018); Independence Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992); National Pig Day in the United States; Saint David's Day in Wales; Yap Day in Yap

Bison in Yellowstone
Bison in Yellowstone

Vladislaus II of Hungary (b. 1456) · Francesco Redi (d. 1697) · Nick Griffin (b. 1959)

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March 2: The Nineteen-Day Fast begins (Bahá'í Faith, 2018); Shushan Purim in Jerusalem and Susa (Judaism, 2018)

Vladimír Remek in 2007
Vladimír Remek in 2007

Charles I, Count of Flanders (d. 1127) · Bedřich Smetana (b. 1824) · Gisela Januszewska (d. 1943)

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March 3: Hinamatsuri in Japan

Poster for the premiere of "Carmen"
Poster for Carmen's premiere

Antony Bek (d. 1311) · Maurice Garin (b. 1871) · Johanna Wokalek (b. 1975)

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March 4

Engelbert Dollfuss
Engelbert Dollfuss

Hindal Mirza (b. 1519) · Mariano Moreno (d. 1811) · Harold Barrowclough (d. 1972)

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March 5: Learn From Lei Feng Day in China

Sinclair ZX81
Sinclair ZX81

Gerardus Mercator (b. 1512) · Marietta Piccolomini (b. 1834) · Lena Baker (d. 1945)

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March 6: Independence Day in Ghana (1957)

The Alamo
The Alamo

William Claflin (b. 1818) · Camilla Collett (d. 1895) · Sheila Varian (d. 2016)

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March 7

Silver leaf disc of Sol Invictus
Silver leaf disc of Sol Invictus

Ludwig Mond (b. 1839) · Boris Kustodiev (b. 1878) · E. Pauline Johnson (d. 1913)

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March 8: International Women's Day

Raymonde de Laroche
Raymonde de Laroche

Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge (d. 1819) · Gladys Bustamante (b. 1912) · Juvénal Habyarimana (b. 1937)

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March 9: Birth of Fatimah al-Zahra/Mother's Day in Iran (2018)

"The Oak of the Golden Dream"
"The Oak of the Golden Dream"

Friederike Caroline Neuber (b. 1697) · Anna Laetitia Barbauld (d. 1825) · Jane Joseph (d. 1929)

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March 10

Eliot Spitzer
Eliot Spitzer

Amy Spain (d. 1865) · Marie-Eugénie de Jésus (d. 1898) · Emily Osment (b. 1992)

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March 11: Mothering Sunday (Western Christianity, 2018)

President Sukarno of Indonesia
President Sukarno of Indonesia

Stanisław Koniecpolski (d. 1646) · Jane Meade Welch (b. 1854) · Ralph Abernathy (b. 1926)

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March 12: National Heroes and Benefactors Day in Belize (2018); Commonwealth Day in the Commonwealth of Nations (2018)

Franklin Roosevelt after one of his fireside chats
Franklin Roosevelt after one of his fireside chats

Tirso de Molina (d. 1648) · William Henry Perkin (b. 1838) · Lise Tréhot (d. 1922)

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March 13

Uranus, as seen by Voyager 2
Uranus, as seen by Voyager 2

Daniel Lambert (b. 1770) · Benjamin Harrison (d. 1901) · Helen Renton (b. 1931)

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

Catherine Cornaro
Catherine Cornaro

George Wade (d. 1748) · Lucy Hobbs Taylor (b. 1833) · Diane Arbus (b. 1923)

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March 15: Ides of March

"The Death of Julius Caesar" by Vincenzo Camuccini
The Death of Julius Caesar by Vincenzo Camuccini

Archibald Menzies (b. 1754) · Matthew Charlton (b. 1866) · Paul Pogba (b. 1993)

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March 16

Samoset greeting the Pilgrims (1853 depiction)
Samoset greeting
the Pilgrims

Caroline Herschel (b. 1750) · Iso Rae (d. 1940) · Mary Meader (d. 2008)

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March 17: Saint Patrick's Day

Wreckage of the SS Utopia
Wreckage of the SS Utopia

Emily Sartain (b. 1841) · Margaret Bondfield (b. 1873) · Shu Xiuwen (d. 1969)

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March 18

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Gardner Museum

Matthew III Csák (d. 1321) · Edgar Cayce (b. 1877) · Vanessa Williams (b. 1963)

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March 19: Cheti Chand in various parts of India (2018)

Artist's impression of GRB 080319B
Artist's impression of GRB 080319B

Jan Zamoyski (b. 1542) · Senda Berenson Abbott (b. 1868) · Lise Østergaard (d. 1996)

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March 20: March equinox (16:15 UTC, 2018); Independence Day in Tunisia (1956)

Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Beecher Stowe

Adrienne Lecouvreur (d. 1730) · Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (b. 1870) · Willie Brown (b. 1934)

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March 21

Battle of Karameh aftermath
Battle of Karameh aftermath

Absalon (d. 1201) · Alice Henry (b. 1857) · Emily Infeld (b. 1990)

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March 22: World Water Day

Valeri Polyakov
Valeri Polyakov

Katherine Jones, Viscountess Ranelagh (b. 1615) · Ahmed Cevdet Pasha (b. 1822) · James Black (d. 2010)

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March 23: Pakistan Day (1956)

Mir space station
Mir space station

Pierre-Simon Laplace (b. 1749) · Said Nursî (d. 1960) · Kangana Ranaut (b. 1986)

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March 24: World Tuberculosis Day

James VI and I
James VI and I

Wulfred (d. 832) · Fanny Crosby (b. 1820) · Maria Radner (d. 2015)

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March 25: Rama Navami (Hinduism, 2018); Bengali Genocide Remembrance Day

King Faisal of Saudi Arabia
King Faisal of Saudi Arabia

Sophie Blanchard (b. 1778) · Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas (d. 1927) · Melita Norwood (b. 1912)

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March 26: Independence Day in Bangladesh (1971)

Salk administering the polio vaccine
Salk administering the polio vaccine

Conrad Gessner (b. 1516) · James Hutton (d. 1797) · Eazy-E (d. 1995)

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March 27

Ball-and-stick model of sildenafil
Ball-and-stick model of sildenafil

Rosa Campbell Praed (b. 1851) · Kick Kelly (d. 1926) · Mariah Carey (b. 1969 or 1970)

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March 28: Serfs Emancipation Day in Tibet

HMS Campbeltown during the St Nazaire Raid
HMS Campbeltown during the St Nazaire Raid

Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova (b. 1743) · Terence MacSwiney (b. 1879) · Sybil Irving (d. 1973)

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March 29: Boganda Day in the Central African Republic; Martyrs' Day in Madagascar (1947)

Terracotta Army
Terracotta Army

John Tyler (b. 1790) · Charles-Valentin Alkan (d. 1888) · Helene Deutsch (d. 1982)

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March 30: Land Day (Palestinians)

Usmar Ismail
Usmar Ismail

Anna Sewell (b. 1820) · Stefan Banach (b. 1892) · Philip Showalter Hench (d. 1965)

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March 31: First day of Passover (Judaism, 2018); Cesar Chavez Day in various U.S. states

João Goulart
João Goulart

Guru Angad (b. 1504) · Franz Abt (d. 1885) · J. P. Morgan (d. 1913)

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Selected anniversaries for April

April 1: Easter (Western Christianity, 2018); Iranian Islamic Republic Day; Edible Book Day

Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler

Joseph de Maistre (b. 1753) · Frederick Denison Maurice (d. 1872) · Cynthia Lennon (d. 2015)

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April 2

Juan Ponce de León
Juan Ponce de León

Maria Sibylla Merian (b. 1647) · Clément Ader (b. 1841) · Ranjitsinhji (d. 1933)

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April 3

Seal of Edward the Confessor
Seal of Edward the Confessor

Ernst Chladni (d. 1827) · Thomas C. Kinkaid (b. 1888) · Pál Teleki (d. 1941)

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April 4

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

William Strachey (b. 1572) · Maya Angelou (b. 1928) · Karen Spärck Jones (d. 2007)

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April 5: Feast Day of Vincent Ferrer; Hansik in South Korea

Akashi Kaikyō Bridge
Akashi Kaikyō Bridge

Al-Mu'tadid (d. 902) · Thure de Thulstrup (b. 1848) · Olek (b. 1978)

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April 6

Jalal Talabani
Jalal Talabani

Basil of Trebizond (d. 1340) · James Mill (b. 1773) · Donald Wills Douglas Sr. (b. 1892)

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April 7: National Beer Day in the United States

Fridtjof Nansen
Fridtjof Nansen

Toussaint Louverture (d. 1803) · John Bernard Flannagan (b. 1895) · Dave Arneson (d. 2009)

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April 8

Capture of Princesa
Capture of Princesa

Thomas of Tolentino (d. 1321) · Mary Stuart (b. 1605) · Betty Ford (b. 1918)

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April 9: Vimy Ridge Day in Canada; Day of National Unity in Georgia (1989)

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

Samuel Fritz (b. 1654) · Isambard Kingdom Brunel (b. 1806) · Vilhelm Bjerknes (d. 1951)

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April 10: Siblings Day in the United States

Big Ben
Big Ben

Wilhelm Egon von Fürstenberg (d. 1704) · Samuel Hahnemann (b. 1755) · Jagjit Singh Lyallpuri (b. 1917)

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April 11

Nevill Ground's pavilion after the 1913 arson
Nevill Ground's pavilion after the 1913 arson

Anawrahta (d. 1077) · Arthur Shrewsbury (b. 1856) · Joseph Merrick (d. 1890)

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April 12: Yuri's Night; Cosmonautics Day in Russia; Yom HaShoah (2018) in Israel

SMS Zrínyi
SMS Zrínyi

Charles VII of Sweden (d. 1167) · Alexander Ostrovsky (b. 1823) · Keiko Fukuda (b. 1913)

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April 13

Van Cliburn
Van Cliburn

Catherine de' Medici (b. 1519) · Thomas Jefferson (b. 1743) · Henry De la Beche (d. 1855)

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April 14: Bengali New Year, Vaisakhi (Sikhism), Tamil New Year, and other New Year festivals in Asia (2018); Day of the Georgian language in Georgia (1978)

Illustration of celestial phenomena in Nuremberg
Illustration of celestial phenomena in Nuremberg

Christiaan Huygens (b. 1629) · Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (b. 1857) · L. L. Zamenhof (d. 1917)

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April 15: Day of the Sun in North Korea

"Ombra mai fù" performed by Enrico Caruso

Guru Arjan (b. 1563) · Mikhail Lomonosov (d. 1765) · Emma Watson (b. 1990)

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April 16: Patriots' Day in various U.S. states (2018)

Harriet Quimby
Harriet Quimby

Molly Brant (d. 1796) · Ponnambalam Ramanathan (b. 1851) · Khalil al-Wazir (d. 1988)

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April 17: Evacuation Day in Syria (1946); Tax Day in the United States (2018)

Kaunas Castle (reconstructed)
Kaunas Castle (reconstructed)

Marino Faliero (d. 1355) · Cap Anson (b. 1852)  · Lucrețiu Pătrășcanu (d. 1954)

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April 18: Yom Hazikaron in Israel (2018)

Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound

Stephen Lekapenos (d. 963) · Ludwig Levy (b. 1854) · Bertha Isaacs (b. 1900)

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April 19: Feast of Saint Alphege (Western Christianity); Independence Day in Israel (2018)

Mae West
Mae West

Uesugi Kenshin (d. 1578) · Sydney Barnes (b. 1873) · Denis O'Brien (b. 1958)

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

Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick

John Clarke (d. 1676) · John Abernethy (d. 1831) · Nina Davuluri (b. 1989)

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April 21

Mausoleum of four Shia Imams
Mausoleum of four Shia Imams

Bajkam (d. 941) · Jan Boeckhorst (d. 1668) · Ignatius Zakka I Iwas (b. 1931)

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April 22: Earth Day

The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889
The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889

Germaine de Staël (b. 1766) · James Hargreaves (d. 1778) · Wilhelm Cauer (d. 1945)

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April 23: Confederate Memorial Day in Alabama and Mississippi (2018)

Can of New Coke
Can of New Coke

William Shakespeare (d. 1616) · Karl Friedrich Bahrdt (d. 1792) · Kathy Lynch (b. 1957)

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April 24: Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

The original Library of Congress building, Washington, D.C.
The original Library of Congress building, Washington, D.C.

Xu Guangqi (b. 1562) · G. Stanley Hall (d. 1924) · Kelly Clarkson (b. 1982)

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April 25:

Violeta Chamorro
Violeta Chamorro

Naresuan (d. 1605) · Georg Sverdrup (b. 1770) · Dinesh D'Souza (b. 1961)

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April 26: World Intellectual Property Day

B&O Royal Blue
B&O Royal Blue

Chen Jingxuan (d. 893) · Ludwig Wittgenstein (b. 1889) · Srinivasa Ramanujan (d. 1920)

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April 27: King's Day in the Netherlands

Battle of Mactan
Battle of Mactan

Ralph Waldo Emerson (d. 1882) · Draža Mihailović (b. 1893) · Sheila Scott (b. 1927)

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April 28: International Workers' Memorial Day; Pesach Sheni (Judaism, 2018)

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: Birth of Muhammad al-Mahdi (Shia Islam, 2018); Beltane in Ireland and Scotland

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: Lag BaOmer (Judaism, 2018); Flag Day in Poland; Birth of Muhammad al-Mahdi (Shia Islam 2018)

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: National Day of Prayer in the United States (2018)

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: 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: 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: Jerusalem Day in Israel (2018)

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)

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: Ramadan begins (Islam, 2018)

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; Sanja Matsuri begins in Tokyo (2018)

Luc Montagnier
Luc Montagnier

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

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May 21: Victoria Day in Canada (2018)

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

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)

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

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: Memorial Day in the United States (2018)

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

Jenny Lind
Jenny Lind

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

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May 30: 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: Night of Decree (Shia Islam, 2018); 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; Liberation Day in the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (1982);

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: Dragon Boat Festival (Chinese calendar, 2018)

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)