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October 21

Florence Nightingale
Florence Nightingale

Edmund Waller (d. 1687) · Ursula K. Le Guin (b. 1929) · Steph Davies (b. 1987)

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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) Jason Bateman (b. 1969)

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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) · Elizabeth Keawepoʻoʻole Sumner (d. 1911) · Felix Frankfurter (d. 1965)

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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

Cædwalla of Wessex (d. 689) · 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. 1922)

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April 28: Workers' Memorial Day

Nichiren
Nichiren

Hertha Ayrton (b. 1854) · Penélope Cruz (b. 1974) · Regina Martínez Pérez (d. 2012)

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April 29: Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare; Pesach Sheni (Judaism, 2018)

Replica of HMS Endeavour
Replica of HMS Endeavour

Thomas Cooper (d. 1594) · Georgia Hopley (b. 1858) · Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman (b. 1882)

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April 30: Consumer Protection Day in Thailand; Reunification Day in Vietnam

"Hoisting of American Colors over Louisiana" by Thure de Thulstrup
"Hoisting of American Colors over Louisiana" by Thure de Thulstrup

Marie of the Incarnation (d. 1672) · Eugen Bleuler (b. 1857) · Roger L. Easton (b. 1921)

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Selected anniversaries for May

May 1: Beltane in Ireland and Scotland

Moses Fleetwood Walker
Moses Fleetwood Walker

Honora Sneyd (d. 1780) · Anna Jarvis (b. 1864) · Ulric Cross (b. 1917)

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May 2: Birth of Muhammad al-Mahdi (Shia Islam, 2018); Flag Day in Poland

2008 Chaitén eruption
2008 Chaitén eruption

Liu Zong (d. 821) · Giacomo Meyerbeer (d. 1864) · B. B. Lal (b. 1921)

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May 3: Lag BaOmer (Judaism, 2018); National Day of Prayer in the United States (2018)

Benty Grange helmet
Benty Grange helmet

Elizabeth Bacon (d. 1621) · Richard D'Oyly Carte (b. 1844) · Sugar Ray Robinson (b. 1921)

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May 4: Star Wars Day

Explosion of Space Shuttle fuel
Explosion of Space Shuttle fuel

John Nevison (d. 1684) · Julia Gardiner Tyler (b. 1820) · Kanō Jigorō (d. 1938)

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May 5: Children's Day in Japan; Cinco de Mayo in Mexico and the United States

Alan Shepard during his flight
Alan Shepard during his flight

Guru Amar Das (b. 1479) · August Wilhelm von Hofmann (d. 1892) · Adele (b. 1988)

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May 6

Grand Palace of Bangkok
Grand Palace of Bangkok

James Tyrrell (d. 1502) · Jean Senebier (b. 1742) · Martin Brodeur (b. 1972)

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May 7

Alexander Stepanovich Popov
Alexander Stepanovich Popov

Bajo Pivljanin (d. 1685) · William Bainbridge (b. 1774) · Rendra Karno (b. 1920)

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

Sketch of the Versailles rail accident
Sketch of the Versailles rail accident

Thomas Drury (b. 1551) · Helena Blavatsky (d. 1891) · Beatrice Worsley (d. 1972)

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

Mihail Kogălniceanu
Mihail Kogălniceanu

Gaspard Monge (b. 1746) · Gopal Krishna Gokhale (b. 1866) · Anthony Wilding (d. 1915)

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May 10

Launch of the James Caird lifeboat
Launch of the James Caird lifeboat

Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (b. 1727) · Felix Manalo (b. 1886) · Shen Congwen (d. 1988)

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May 11

Robert Gray
Robert Gray

Hieronymus Karl Friedrich von Münchhausen (b. 1720) · Frederick Russell Burnham (b. 1861) · Douglas Adams (d. 2001)

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May 12: Jerusalem Day in Israel (2018)

The Duke of Guise during the Day of the Barricades
The Duke of Guise during the Day of the Barricades

Fergus of Galloway (d. 1161) · Johann Baptist Wanhal (b. 1739) · Yogi Berra (b. 1925)

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May 13

Ben Carlin
Ben Carlin

Cornelis Schut (b. 1597) · Antonia Ferrín Moreiras (b. 1914) · H. Trendley Dean (d. 1962)

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May 14: Feast day of Saint Matthias (Roman Catholicism)

Skylab
Skylab

Sambhaji (b. 1657) · Fanny Imlay (b. 1794) · Marjory Stoneman Douglas (d. 1998)

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May 15: Feast day of Saint Mo Chutu (Irish Catholicism); Nakba Day in Palestinian communities

"Cadets at [the Battle of] New Market"
"Cadets at [the Battle of] New Market"

Mleh, Prince of Armenia (d. 1175) · Levi Lincoln Sr. (b. 1749) · Mohamed Brahmi (b. 1955)

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May 16

Triton Fountain
Triton Fountain

Andrew Bobola (d. 1657) · Maria Gaetana Agnesi (b. 1718) · Henri-Edmond Cross (d. 1910)

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May 17: Ramadan begins (Islam, 2018)

Main fragment of the Antikythera mechanism
Main fragment of the Antikythera mechanism

Martin Delrio (b. 1551) · Samuel Clarke (d. 1729) · Enya (b. 1961)

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May 18: Flag and Universities Day in Haiti; Day of Revival, Unity, and the Poetry of Magtymguly in Turkmenistan

Vietnamese refugees transferring ships
Vietnamese refugees transferring ships

John George Children (b. 1777) · Thomas Midgley Jr. (b. 1889) · Ian Curtis (d. 1980)

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

John Franklin
John Franklin

Claude Vignon (b. 1593) · Mariam-uz-Zamani (d. 1623) · Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (d. 1994)

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May 20: Day of Remembrance in Cambodia; National Awakening Day in Indonesia (1908); Sanja Matsuri ends in Tokyo (2018)

Luc Montagnier
Luc Montagnier

Gero (d. 965) · William Fargo (b. 1818) · Yoshihiko Noda (b. 1957)

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May 21: Victoria Day in Canada (2018)

Suharto
Suharto

Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (d. 1524) · Tudor Arghezi (b. 1880) · Linda Laubenstein (b. 1947)

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May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity

Trevi Fountain
Trevi Fountain

Constantine X Doukas (d. 1067) · Mary Cassatt (b. 1844) · Apolo Ohno (b. 1982)

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May 23

Collapsed section of the I-5 bridge
Collapsed section of the I-5 bridge

Elias Ashmole (b. 1617) · Margaret Fuller (b. 1810) · David Lewis (d. 1981)

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May 24: Aldersgate Day (Methodism)

Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge

Robert Hues (d. 1632) · Cathinka Buchwieser (b. 1789) · Huguette Clark (d. 2011)

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

The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China

Louise de Broglie, Countess d'Haussonville (b. 1818) · Gustav Holst (d. 1934) · Bülent Arınç (b. 1948)

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May 26: Independence Day in Georgia (1918);

Vauxhall Bridge, London
Vauxhall Bridge, London

Bede (d. 735) · John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (b. 1650) · Imi Lichtenfeld (b. 1910)

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May 27

F-4 Phantom II
F-4 Phantom II

Diego Ramírez de Arellano (d. 1624) · Julia Ward Howe (b. 1819) · Mal Evans (b. 1935)

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May 28: Memorial Day in the United States (2018)

Peter Hollingworth
Peter Hollingworth

Germain of Paris (d. 576) · Louis Agassiz (b. 1807) · Kylie Minogue (b. 1968)

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May 29

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Armenian troops at the Battle of Sardarabad

Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier (b. 1627) · Patrick Henry (b. 1736) · John Barrymore (d. 1942)

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May 30: Lod Massacre Remembrance Day in Puerto Rico

Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc

Antonina Houbraken (b. 1686) · José de la Borda (d. 1778) · Albert Norden (d. 1982)

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

'Abd al-Ilah
'Abd al-Ilah

Nur Jahan (b. 1577) · Jane Joseph (b. 1894) · Timothy Leary (d. 1996)

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Selected anniversaries for June

June 1

Leslie Howard
Leslie Howard

Kitabatake Chikafusa (d. 1354) · Tiedemann Giese (b. 1480) · Helen Keller (d. 1968)

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June 2

Diamond Rock
Diamond Rock

Rutger von Ascheberg (b. 1621) · Ogata Kōrin (d. 1716) · Gilbert Baker (b. 1951)

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

Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol

Staurakios (d. 800) · Garret Hobart (b. 1844) · Flora MacDonald (b. 1926)

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June 4: Queen's Official Birthday in New Zealand (2018); Western Australia Day (2018)

George Vancouver
George Vancouver

Przemysł I of Greater Poland (d. 1257) · Miguel de Azcuénaga (b. 1754) · W. H. R. Rivers (d. 1922)

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June 5: Naksa Day in Palestinian communities

Danfeng Gate, Daming Palace
Danfeng Gate, Daming Palace

Johann Kuhnau (d. 1722) · John Couch Adams (b. 1819) · Stephen Crane (d. 1900)

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June 6

Shivaji of the Maratha Empire
Shivaji of the Maratha Empire

Jeremy Bentham (d. 1832) · John A. Macdonald (d. 1891) · Angie Ballard (b. 1982)

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June 7

Mariano Moreno
Mariano Moreno

Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (b. 1757) · Joseph von Fraunhofer (d. 1826) · Prince (b. 1958)

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June 8: International Quds Day (2018); Night of Decree (Shia Islam, 2018)

Margaret Bondfield
Margaret Bondfield

Muhammad (d. 632) · William of York (d. 1154) · Bonnie Tyler (b. 1951)

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June 9: Queen's Official Birthday in the United Kingdom and Tuvalu (2018)

Charles Kingsford Smith
Charles Kingsford Smith

Władysław IV Vasa (b. 1595) · Victoria Woodhull (d. 1927)  · Sonam Kapoor (b. 1985)  · Chandrashekhar Agashe (d. 1956)

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June 10

SMS Szent István
SMS Szent István

Princess Caroline of Great Britain (b. 1713) · Sessue Hayakawa (b. 1886) · Margaret Abbott (d. 1955)

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June 11: Night of Decree (Sunni Islam, 2018)

Alexander of Greece
Alexander of Greece

James Francis Edward Keith (b. 1696) · Ernie Nevers (b. 1903) · A. Thurairajah (d. 1994)

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June 12: Dia dos Namorados in Brazil; Loving Day in the United States

Dominic Savio
Dominic Savio

John FitzAlan, 14th Earl of Arundel (d. 1435) · Thomas C. Hart (b. 1877) · Christine Sinclair (b. 1983)

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June 13

James Braddock
James Braddock

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 (1982)

Grenfell Tower fire
Grenfell Tower fire

Henry Vane the Younger (d. 1662) · Leonidas Polk (d. 1864) · Emmeline Pankhurst (d. 1928)

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June 15

Queen Noor of Jordan
Queen Noor of Jordan

Georg Joseph Vogler (b. 1749) · James K. Polk (d. 1849) · Choi Hong Hi (d. 2002)

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June 16: International Surfing Day (2018)

James Joyce in 1915
James Joyce in 1915

Johannes Tauler (d. 1361) · Mary Katherine Goddard (b. 1738) · Sydney Chapman (d. 1970)

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June 17

Memorial service for the Charleston shooting
Memorial service for the Charleston shooting

Carl Van Vechten (b. 1880) · Carmen Casco de Lara Castro (b. 1918) · Annie S. Swan (d. 1943)

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June 18

Emperor Gaozu of the Tang Dynasty
Emperor Gaozu of the Tang Dynasty

Rogier van der Weyden (d. 1464) · Max Immelmann (d. 1916) · Michael Hastings (d. 2013)

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June 19: Juneteenth in some parts of the United States

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall (d. 1312) · Mary Tenney Gray (b. 1833) · Nick Drake (b. 1948)

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June 20: Flag Day in Argentina

Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria

Anna Laetitia Barbauld (b. 1743) · Juan Larrea (d. 1847) · Frank Lampard (b. 1978)

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June 21: June solstice (10:07 UTC, 2018); Fête de la Musique; National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada

Replica of the Manchester Baby
Replica of the Manchester Baby

Salomon Schweigger (d. 1622) · Claude Auchinleck (b. 1884) · Maureen Connolly (d. 1969)

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June 22

Laura Secord warns James FitzGibbon
Laura Secord warns James FitzGibbon

Sayf al-Dawla (b. 916) · Howard Staunton (d. 1874) · Judy Garland (d. 1969)

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June 23: Grand Duke's Official Birthday in Luxembourg

Pierre de Coubertin
Pierre de Coubertin

Li Congyi and Consort Dowager Wang (d. 947) · Aymer de Valence (d. 1324) · Frances McDormand (b. 1957)

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June 24

Manila Cathedral
Manila Cathedral

Mustafa I (b. 1591) · Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (b. 1850) · Minor White (d. 1976)

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June 25: Statehood Day in Croatia and Slovenia

Rainbow flag for LGBT pride
Rainbow flag for LGBT pride

Niels, King of Denmark (d. 1134) · David Douglas (b. 1799) · Sonia Sotomayor (b. 1954)

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June 26: Day of the National Flag in Romania

June Days uprising
June Days uprising

Marie Thérèse Rodet Geoffrin (b. 1699) · Daoud Corm (b. 1852) · Richie Powell (d. 1956)

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June 27

A. E. J. Collins
A. E. J. Collins

Ranjit Singh (d. 1839) · Rosalie Allen (b. 1924) · Svetlana Kuznetsova (b. 1985)

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June 28: Vidovdan in Serbia

Anna Pavlova as Giselle
Anna Pavlova as Giselle

Primož Trubar (d. 1586) · Paul Broca (b. 1824) · Yvonne Sylvain (b. 1907)

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June 29

Anti-Serb riots in Sarajevo
Anti-Serb riots in Sarajevo

Rembert Dodoens (b. 1517) · Ralph Allen (d. 1764) · Kim Little (b. 1990)

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June 30: Armed Forces Day in the United Kingdom (2018)

Tower Bridge, London
Tower Bridge, London

William Oughtred (d. 1660) · Alberto Henschel (d. 1882) · Assia Djebar (b. 1936)

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Selected anniversaries for July

July 1: Seventeenth of Tammuz (Judaism, 2018); Canada Day; Republic Day in Ghana (1960); Independence Day in Rwanda (1962)

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

Ygnacio del Valle (b. 1808) · Tanya Savicheva (d. 1944) · Princess Diana (b. 1961)

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July 2

Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto, Japan
Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto, Japan

Denmark Vesey (d. 1822) · Harriet Brooks (b. 1876) · Ernest Hemingway (d. 1961)

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July 3: Independence Day in Belarus

Eternal Light Peace Memorial
Eternal Light Peace Memorial

William Jones (d. 1749) · Leoš Janáček (b. 1854) · Bo Xilai (b. 1949)

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

Philippe de Monte (d. 1603) · Christian Fürchtegott Gellert (b. 1715) · Geraldo Rivera (b. 1943)

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July 5

The Shard, London
The Shard, London

Sarah Siddons (b. 1755) · W. T. Stead (b. 1849) · Albrecht Kossel (d. 1927)

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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

Richard III of England
Richard III of England

Eino Leino (b. 1878) · Nancy Reagan (b. 1921) · Jagjivan Ram (d. 1986)

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July 7

Ambulances at Russell Square, London, after the 2005 bombings
Ambulances at Russell Square, London, after the 2005 bombings

Momchil (d. 1345) · Mary Surratt (d. 1865) · Marie-Louise Dubreil-Jacotin (b. 1905)

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July 8

Soapy Smith
Soapy Smith

Alberto Bolognetti (b. 1538) · Käthe Kollwitz (b. 1867) · Sky Ferreira (b. 1992)

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July 9: Independence Day in Argentina (1816)

Sherman tank and crew in Sicily
Sherman tank and crew in Sicily

Jan van Eyck (d. 1441) · Elizabeth of Austria (b. 1526) · Tom Hanks (b. 1956)

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July 10

Lady Jane Grey
Lady Jane Grey

Camille Pissarro (b. 1830) · Ima Hogg (b. 1882) · Calogero Vizzini (d. 1954)

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July 11

Hamilton–Burr dueling pistols
Hamilton–Burr dueling pistols

Nicole Oresme (d. 1382) · Annie Armstrong (b. 1850) · Alessia Cara (b. 1996)

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July 12

Japanese battleship Kawachi
Japanese battleship Kawachi

Margaret Theresa of Spain (b. 1651) · Gertrude Bell (d. 1926) · Sanjay Manjrekar (b. 1965)

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July 13

Harold Macmillan
Harold Macmillan

Afonso, Prince of Portugal (d. 1491) · Margaret Murray (b. 1863) · Kenneth Clark (b. 1903)

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July 14: Bastille Day in France (1789); Festino of Saint Rosalia begins in Palermo, Italy

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

James O'Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley (d. 1774) · Kate M. Gordon (b. 1861) · Alphonse Mucha (d. 1939)

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July 15

Notes by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey
Notes by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey

Jean-Antoine Houdon (d. 1828) · Betty Wagoner (b. 1930) · Donald Mackay (d. 1977)

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July 16: Marine Day in Japan (2018)

Impact site of Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9
Impact site of Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9

An-Nasir Ahmad of Egypt (d. 1344) · Ellen G. White (d. 1915) · Albert Kesselring (d. 1960)

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July 17: Constitution Day in South Korea (1948)

Churchill, Truman, and Stalin at the Potsdam Conference
Churchill, Truman, and Stalin at the Potsdam Conference

Dorothea Dix (d. 1887) · Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio (b. 1918) · Wong Kar-wai (b. 1958)

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July 18

Silvio Berlusconi
Silvio Berlusconi

Bartolomé de las Casas (d. 1566) · Clare Stevenson (b. 1903) · Priyanka Chopra (b. 1982)

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July 19

SS Great Britain in 2005
SS Great Britain in 2005

Philippa of Lancaster (d. 1415) · Giuseppe Castiglione (b. 1688) · Khawaja Nazimuddin (b. 1894)

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July 20: Independence Day in Colombia (1810)

Special Olympics athletes in 2013
Special Olympics athletes in 2013

Ibn Muqla (d. 940) · Miron Cristea (b. 1868)  · Chris Cornell (b. 1964)

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July 21

Scopes Trial
Scopes Trial

Charles Tristan, marquis de Montholon (b. 1783) · Russell Lee (b. 1903) · Rilwanu Lukman (d. 2014)

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July 22: Feast day of Mary Magdalene; Tisha B'Av (Judaism, 2018); Parents' Day in the United States (2018); Pi Approximation Day

Rock inscribed by Alexander Mackenzie
Rock inscribed by Alexander Mackenzie

Mary Wriothesley, Countess of Southampton (b. 1552) · Emma Lazarus (b. 1849) · Indra Lal Roy (d. 1918)

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July 23: Revolution Day in Egypt (1952)

Megawati Sukarnoputri
Megawati Sukarnoputri

John Day (d. 1584) · Vera Rubin (b. 1928) · Olivia Manning (d. 1980)

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July 24: Pioneer Day in Utah (1847)

Fort Pontchartrain du Détroit
Fort Pontchartrain du Détroit

Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury (b. 1660) · Martin Van Buren (d. 1862) · Kini Kapahu Wilson (d. 1962)

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July 25

Corinth Canal
Corinth Canal

Maxfield Parrish (b. 1870) · Erika Steinbach (b. 1943) · Louise Brown (b. 1978)

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July 26

Emmy Noether
Emmy Noether

Justin Holland (b. 1819) · Howard Vernon (d. 1921) · Ana María Matute (b. 1925)

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July 27: Tu B'Av (Judaism, 2018)

Signing of the Korean War armistice agreement at P’anmunjŏm, Korea
Signing of the Korean War armistice agreement at P’anmunjŏm, Korea

Conrad II of Italy (d. 1101) · Elizabeth Plankinton (b. 1853) · Alfred Duraiappah (d. 1975)

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July 28

Sutton Hoo helmet
Sutton Hoo helmet

Lucy Burns (b. 1879) · Baruch Samuel Blumberg (b. 1925) · Ahmed Sofa (d. 2001)

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July 29

Augustin Fresnel
Augustin Fresnel

Ivan Aivazovsky (b. 1817) · Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (b. 1846) · Edward Gierek (d. 2001)

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July 30

Brother Jonathan
Brother Jonathan

Emily Brontë (b. 1818) · Harold Davidson (d. 1937) · Katherine Reutter (b. 1988)

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July 31: Feast day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola; Ka Hae Hawaiʻi Day (Flag Day) and Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea (Sovereignty Restoration Day) in Hawaii

K2
K2

Roger Wilbraham (d. 1616) · Jean-Gaspard Deburau (b. 1796) · Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd (d. 1948)

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Selected anniversaries for August

August 1: Lughnasadh/Imbolc (Gaels and neopagans in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres respectively)

Robert Baden-Powell
Robert Baden-Powell

Æthelwold of Winchester (d. 984) · Maria Mitchell (b. 1818) · Alan Moore (b. 1914)

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August 2: Republic Day in Macedonia

Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg

Bertha Lutz (b. 1894) · Betsy Bloomingdale (b. 1922)  · Jean-Pierre Melville (d. 1973)

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August 3

Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens

Thomas Francis Meagher (b. 1823) · George Inness (d. 1894) · Nadia Ali (b. 1980)

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

Capture of Gibraltar
Capture of Gibraltar

Henry I of France (d. 1060) · John Venn (b. 1834) · David Lange (b. 1942)

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August 5: Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day and the Day of Croatian Defenders in Croatia

Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe

Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe (d. 1799) · Ivar Aasen (b. 1813) · Soichiro Honda (d. 1991)

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August 6

Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi
Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi

James Henry Greathead (b. 1844) · William McCrea (b. 1948) · Vera Farmiga (b. 1973)

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