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April 18

Roland Garros
Roland Garros

Theobald of Bec (d. 1161) · Clara Elsene Peck (b. 1883) · Universo 2000 (b. 1963)

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January 1

Ceres
Ceres

Lorenzo de' Medici (b. 1449) · Marie-Louise Lachapelle (b. 1769) · Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati (d. 1937)

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

A. Mitchell Palmer
A. Mitchell Palmer

Salima Sultan Begum (d. 1613) · Mily Balakirev (b. 1837) · Norodom Ranariddh (b. 1944)

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January 3

James Lick telescope
James Lick telescope

Savitribai Phule (b. 1831) · Anna May Wong (b. 1905) · Joy Adamson (d. 1980)

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

Constantine Hangerli
Constantine Hangerli

George Tryon (b. 1832) · Josef Suk (b. 1874) · Erwin Schrödinger (d. 1961)

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January 5: Twelfth Night (Western Christianity)

Palais Garnier
Palais Garnier

Simon Marius (d. 1625) · Henri Herz (d. 1888) · Deadmau5 (b. 1981)

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January 6: Little Christmas in Ireland

Maria Montessori
Maria Montessori

Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (d. 1537) · Clarence King (b. 1842) · Nigella Lawson (b. 1960)

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

The flag of the Cispadane Republic, the first use of the Italian tricolour
Flag of the Cispadane Republic

Eliezer Ben-Yehuda (b. 1858) · Zara Cisco Brough (d. 1988) · Run Run Shaw (d. 2014)

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January 8

RMS Queen Mary 2
RMS Queen Mary 2

Arcangelo Corelli (d. 1713) · Wilkie Collins (b. 1824) · Bernard Krigstein (d. 1990)

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January 9

Raymond Lederer
Raymond Lederer

William Dugard (b. 1606) · Carrie Chapman Catt (b. 1859) · Lei Jieqiong (d. 2011)

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January 10

Construction of the Metropolitan Railway
Construction of the Metropolitan Railway

Pope Miltiades (d. 314) · Francisco Ferrer (b. 1859) · Kalki Koechlin (b. 1984)

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January 11

French troops in the Ruhr
French troops in the Ruhr

Nicolas Steno (b. 1638) · John Molson (d. 1836) · Eva Tanguay (d. 1947)

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January 12: Zanzibar Revolution Day in Tanzania (1964)

Comet McNaught
Comet McNaught

John Singer Sargent (b. 1856) · Hermann Göring (b. 1893) · Daniel Bensaïd (d. 2010)

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

Painting of the 1797 naval battle by Léopold Le Guen
Painting of the 1797 naval battle by Léopold Le Guen

Sibyl Hathaway (b. 1884) · Michael Bond (b. 1926) · Winnie Byanyima (b. 1959)

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January 14: Coming of Age Day in Japan (2019); National Forest Conservation Day in Thailand; Ratification Day in the United States (1784)

Fire on USS Enterprise
Fire on USS Enterprise

Ladislaus II of Hungary (d. 1163) · Berthe Morisot (b. 1841) · Steven Soderbergh (b. 1963)

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January 15: Mattu Pongal (Tamils, 2019); John Chilembwe Day in Malawi

Damage caused by the Boston Molasses Disaster
Damage caused by the Boston Molasses Disaster

Theophylact (d. 849) · Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (b. 1812) · Ben Shapiro (b. 1984)

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January 16

Nikephoros Choumnos (d. 1327) · William Hall-Jones (b. 1851) · Pauline Phillips (d. 2013)

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January 17

Raoul Wallenberg
Raoul Wallenberg

Martino Zaccaria (d. 1345) · David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty (b. 1871) · Sunanda Pushkar (d. 2014)

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January 18

Marion Barry
Marion Barry

Isabella Jagiellon (b. 1519) · Aleksandra Ekster (b. 1882) · Goose Tatum (d. 1967)

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January 19

San Agustin Church, Manila
San Agustin Church, Manila

Paul Cézanne (b. 1839) · Natacha Rambova (b. 1897) · Sarah Burke (d. 2012)

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January 20: World Religion Day (2019)

Honório Carneiro Leão
Honório Carneiro Leão

David Wilmot (b. 1814) · Sarah Conlon (b. 1926) · Claudio Abbado (d. 2014)

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January 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States (2019)

The First Dáil Éireann
The First Dáil Éireann

Chaim of Volozhin (b. 1749) · Eusapia Palladino (b. 1854) · Frances Gertrude McGill (d. 1959)

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January 22: Tu BiShvat (Judaism, 2019); Day of Unity of Ukraine in Ukraine (1919)

Leonid Brezhnev
Leonid Brezhnev

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

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January 23

A Frisbee brand flying disc
A Frisbee brand flying disc

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

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January 24

Bust of Caligula
Bust of Caligula

Pope Stephen IV (d. 817) · Constance Naden (b. 1858) · August Meyszner (d. 1947)

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

Battle of Mikatagahara
Battle of Mikatagahara

Leo IV the Khazar (b. 750) · Helene Bresslau Schweitzer (b. 1879) · Ali Hassan al-Majid (d. 2010)

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

Arthur Phillip
Arthur Phillip

Harry Ricardo (b. 1885) · Athanase David (d. 1953) · David Kato (d. 2011)

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January 27

Entrance to Auschwitz
Entrance to Auschwitz

George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington (b. 1663) · Eunice Hale Waite Cobb (b. 1803) · Paul Zorner (d. 2014)

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January 28

Lego bricks
Lego bricks

Gregor Werner (b. 1693) · Monty Noble (b. 1873) · Helen Sawyer Hogg (d. 1993)

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January 29

"The Raven", illustrated by John Tenniel
"The Raven" illustration
by John Tenniel

Emanuel Swedenborg (b. 1688) · Mary Whitwell Hale (b. 1810) · Jean-Marie Doré (d. 2016)

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January 30: Martyrs' Day in India

King Charles I
King Charles I

Everard Digby (d. 1606) · Johannes Fibiger (d. 1928) · Arthur Chu (b. 1984)

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January 31: Independence Day in Nauru (1968)

Ham the Chimp
Ham the Chimp

Franz Schubert (b. 1797) · Cilibi Moise (d. 1870) · Adelaide Tambo (d. 2007)

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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

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir

Francesco Maria Veracini (b. 1690) · Clara Butt (b. 1872) · N. D. Cocea (d. 1949)

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February 2: Groundhog Day in Canada and the United States

F-16 Fighting Falcon
F-16 Fighting Falcon

Isaac Titsingh (d. 1812) · Frederick William Vanderbilt (b. 1856) · Mary Docherty (d. 2000)

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

Wreckage of the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper
Wreckage of the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper

Coloman, King of Hungary (d. 1116) · George Crabbe (d. 1832) · Tatyana Velikanova (b. 1932)

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February 4: Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948)

Yasser Arafat
Yasser Arafat

Ceolnoth (d. 870) · Carl Michael Bellman (b. 1740) · Karen Carpenter (d. 1983)

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February 5

The "Welcome Stranger" gold nugget
The "Welcome Stranger" gold nugget

C. E. Brock (b. 1870) · Josiah Thomas (d. 1933) · Neymar (b. 1992)

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February 6: Sámi National Day (Sámi people); Waitangi Day in New Zealand (1840); Ronald Reagan Day in California and Wisconsin

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Stamford Raffles

António Vieira (b. 1608) · Pierre André Latreille (d. 1833) · Barbara W. Tuchman (d. 1989)

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February 7

Jean-Claude Duvalier
Jean-Claude Duvalier

Lü Bu (d. 199) · Azar Bigdeli (b. 1722) · Desmond Doss (b. 1919)

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February 8

Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, Queen of Scots

Guercino (b. 1591) · John Ruskin (b. 1819) · A. Chandranehru (d. 2005)

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February 9

Joseph McCarthy
Joseph McCarthy

George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney (b. 1666) · Aletta Jacobs (b. 1854) · Howard Martin Temin (d. 1994)

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February 10

Roy Lichtenstein
Roy Lichtenstein

Royal Cortissoz (b. 1869) · Joseph Lister (d. 1912) · Pope Pius XI (d. 1939)

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February 11

"Le beau vingt-et-unièm" from La fille du régiment

René Descartes (d. 1650) · Keith Holyoake (b. 1904) · Jennifer Aniston (b. 1969)

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February 12: Red Hand Day; Darwin Day

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

Daughter of Emperor Xiaoming of Northern Wei (b. 528) · Ethan Allen (d. 1789) · Jean Eyeghé Ndong (b. 1946)

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February 13

The covering of the Senne
The covering of the Senne

Isabella d'Este (d. 1539) · Rufus Wilmot Griswold (b. 1815) · Waylon Jennings (d. 2002)

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February 14: Valentine's Day

Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street Hospital

Rǫgnvaldr Guðrøðarson (d. 1229) · Anna Howard Shaw (b. 1847) · Pam McConnell (b. 1946)

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

Don Dunstan in 1968
Don Dunstan

Oswiu (d. 670) · Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (b. 1811) · Angella D. Ferguson (b. 1925)

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February 16: Day of the Shining Star in North Korea

Tutankhamun's funerary mask
Tutankhamun's funerary mask

Jean du Bellay (d. 1560) · Henry Wilson (b. 1812) · Lanny McDonald (b. 1953)

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February 17: Independence Day in Kosovo (2008)

Geraldine Farrar as Madama Butterfly
Geraldine Farrar as Madama Butterfly

Jovian (d. 364) · Isabelle Eberhardt (b. 1877) · Amber Merritt (b. 1993)

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February 18: Family Day in various regions of Canada (2019); Washington's Birthday (Presidents' Day) in the United States (2019)

Chelsea Manning
Chelsea Manning

Angilbert (d. 814) · William Phips (d. 1695) · Bidzina Ivanishvili (b. 1956)

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February 19

Henry Ossian Flipper
Henry Ossian Flipper

Thomas Arundel (d. 1414) · Mary Dilys Glynne (b. 1895) · Sylvia Rivera (d. 2002)

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February 20

Avro CF-105 Arrow
Avro CF-105 Arrow

Alfred Escher (b. 1819) · Hod Stuart (b. 1879) · Audrey Munson (d. 1996)

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February 21

Kurt Eisner
Kurt Eisner

Baruch Spinoza (d. 1677) · Mary Edwards Walker (d. 1919) · Howard Florey (d. 1968)

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February 22

Robert II of Scotland
Robert II of Scotland

Charles-Nicolas Cochin (b. 1715) · Anna Kingsford (d. 1888) · Drew Barrymore (b. 1975)

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February 23

Aluminium
Aluminium

Herbert II, Count of Vermandois (d. 943) · Nicholas Fuller (d. 1620) · Johnny Carey (b. 1919)

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February 24: Independence Day in Estonia (1918)

Soldiers marching through the Kasserine Pass
Soldiers marching through the Kasserine Pass

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (d. 1704) · Lydia Becker (b. 1827) · Judah Folkman (b. 1933)

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February 25: Soviet Occupation Day in Georgia (1921); National Day in Kuwait (1961)

Edvard Beneš
Edvard Beneš

Quirinus Kuhlmann (b. 1651) · Andranik (b. 1865) · Yi Han-yong (d. 1997)

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February 26: First day of Ayyám-i-Há (Bahá'í calendar, 2019); Birth of Fatimah al-Zahra/Mother's Day in Iran (2019)

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

Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll (b. 1629) · Nadezhda Krupskaya (b. 1869) · Howard Hanson (d. 1981)

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February 27

The Reichstag on fire
The Reichstag on fire

William Alabaster (b. 1567) · Alice Hamilton (b. 1869) · Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar (d. 1956)

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February 28: Fat Thursday (Catholicism, 2019); Kalevala Day in Finland

Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI

Martin Bucer (d. 1551) · Guillaume Delisle (b. 1675) · Hortense Allart (d. 1879)

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February 29: Leap day (Gregorian calendar)

Tokyo Skytree
Tokyo Skytree

Oswald of Worcester (d. 992) · Gioachino Rossini (b. 1792) · Ina Coolbrith (b. 1841)

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Selected anniversaries for March

March 1: Independence Day in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992); Rio Carnival begins in Brazil (2019); National Pig Day in the United States; Saint David's Day in Wales; Yap Day in Yap

Warwick Armstrong, c. 1905
Warwick Armstrong

Roger North (d. 1734) · Mercedes de Acosta (b. 1893) · Mustafa Barzani (d. 1979)

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March 2: The Nineteen-Day Fast begins (Bahá'í Faith, 2019)

Vladimír Remek in 2007
Vladimír Remek

William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield (b. 1705) · Alexander Bullock (b. 1816) · Dusty Springfield (d. 1999)

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March 3: Liberation Day in Bulgaria (1878); Hinamatsuri in Japan

Jethro Tull in concert in 1973
Jethro Tull in concert

Michael Kantakouzenos Şeytanoğlu (d. 1578) · Georg Cantor (b. 1845) · Rebecca Lancefield (d. 1981)

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March 4: Shrove Monday (Western Christianity, 2019), Maha Shivaratri (Hinduism, 2019)

John Flamsteed
John Flamsteed

Hindal Mirza (b. 1519) · Edwards Pierrepont (b. 1817) · Izaak Kolthoff (d. 1993) · Gary Gygax (d. 2008)

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March 5: Shrove Tuesday (Western Christianity, 2019); Learn from Lei Feng Day in China; St Piran's Day in Cornwall, United Kingdom

The Boston Massacre, depicted in an engraving by Paul Revere
The Bloody Massacre, engraved by Paul Revere

Edward Cornwallis (b. 1713) · Olav Bjaaland (b. 1873) · Ailsa McKay (d. 2014)

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March 6: Ash Wednesday (Western Christianity, 2019); Independence Day in Ghana (1957)

Petru Groza
Petru Groza

Alvise Loredan (d. 1466) · Lucy Barnes (b. 1780) · Shaukat Aziz (b. 1949)

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March 7

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

Robert Townsend (d. 1838) · Mochtar Lubis (b. 1922) · Nicolas Dupont-Aignan (b. 1961)

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March 8: International Women's Day

Anne of Great Britain
Anne of Great Britain

Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge (d. 1819) · Beatrice Shilling (b. 1909) · Alfons Rebane (d. 1976)

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March 9

Bust of Adam Smith
Bust of Adam Smith

Abu Maʿshar (d. 886) · Eddie Foy Sr. (b. 1856) · Jane Joseph (d. 1929)

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March 10

Artist's impression of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in an elliptical low Mars orbit
Artist's impression of MRO orbiting Mars

John Benbow (b. 1653) · Charles Frederick Worth (d. 1895) · Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy (d. 2010)

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March 11: National Heroes and Benefactors Day in Belize (2019); Commonwealth Day in the Commonwealth of Nations (2019)

Dale Dyke Dam in Sheffield, after its rupture
Dale Dyke Dam in Sheffield, after its rupture

Clemente Tabone (d. 1665) · Benjamin Tupper (b. 1738) · Didier Drogba (b. 1978)

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March 12

Gandhi and Sarojini Naidu
Gandhi and Sarojini Naidu

Symeon the New Theologian (d. 1022) · Lilian Faithfull (b. 1865) · Zhao Wei (b. 1976)

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March 13

Imperial War Flag in use during the Kapp Putsch
Reichskriegsflagge in use during the Kapp Putsch

John Griffin, 4th Baron Howard de Walden (b. 1719) · Hans Gude (b. 1825) · Anne Acheson (d. 1962)

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

Poster for The Mikado
Poster for The Mikado

Thomas R. Marshall (b. 1854) · Karl Marx (d. 1883) · Jessica Gallagher (b. 1986)

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March 15: Ides of March

2015 Women's Boat Race
2015 Women's Boat Race

Albert of Schwarzburg (d. 1327) · Johan Vaaler (b. 1866) · Lauren Ebsary (b. 1983)

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March 16: Remembrance day of the Latvian legionnaires

Clifford's Tower, York Castle
Clifford's Tower, York Castle

John Leverett (d. 1678/79) · Anna Atkins (b. 1799) · Virginia Randolph (d. 1958)

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March 17: Saint Patrick's Day

Golda Meir
Golda Meir

Edith New (b. 1877) · Toni Preckwinkle (b. 1947) · Shu Xiuwen (d. 1969)

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March 18

Traian Vuia's monoplane
Traian Vuia's monoplane

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

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March 19

Clara Zetkin
Clara Zetkin

Lord Edmund Howard (d. 1539) · Ernestine Rose (b. 1880) · Joe Gaetjens (b. 1924)

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March 20: Fast of Esther (Judaism, 2019); Birth of Ali/Father's Day in Iran (2019)

Bust of Maximinus Thrax
Bust of Maximinus Thrax

Alexios III of Trebizond (d. 1390) · Elizabeth Rona (b. 1890) · Ai Ogawa (d. 2010)

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March 21: Purim (Judaism, 2019)

Alexander H. Stephens
Alexander H. Stephens

Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (b. 1867) · Salvador Lutteroth (b. 1897) · Wolfgang Wagner (d. 2010)

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March 22: World Water Day; Shushan Purim in Jerusalem and Susa (Judaism, 2019)

Amerigo Vespucci
Amerigo Vespucci

Caroline Norton (b. 1808) · Juan Uribe (b. 1979) · Bebo Valdés (d. 2013)

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March 23

Bhagat Singh
Bhagat Singh

Zhou Chi (d. 851) · Nathaniel Reed (b. 1862) · Akira Kurosawa (b. 1910)

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March 24: World Tuberculosis Day

M. tuberculosis cells
M. tuberculosis cells

Elizabeth Ridgeway (d. 1684) · Lorna Hodgkinson (d. 1951) · Jessica Chastain (b. 1977)

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March 25: Bengali Genocide Remembrance Day

King Faisal of Saudi Arabia
King Faisal of Saudi Arabia

José de Espronceda (b. 1808) · Selim Sırrı Tarcan (b. 1874) · Lorna Arnold (d. 2014)

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March 26: Independence Day in Bangladesh (1971)

A page from William Caxton's edition of Aesop's Fables
A page from William Caxton's
edition of Aesop's Fables

Julie-Victoire Daubié (b. 1824) · Fred Karno (b. 1866) · Constantin Fehrenbach (d. 1926)

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March 27

Emilio Aguinaldo
Emilio Aguinaldo

Jane Colden (b. 1724) · Jan van Beers (b. 1852) · Elisheva Bikhovski (d. 1949)

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March 28: Serfs Emancipation Day in Tibet

James Callaghan
James Callaghan

Isabella Markham (b. 1527) · Maxim Gorky (b. 1868) · Charles Schepens (d. 2006)

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

Memorial for the Battle of Towton
Memorial for the Battle of Towton

Thomas Coram (d. 1751) · Georges Seurat (d. 1891) · Ruth A. M. Schmidt (d. 2014)

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March 30: Land Day (Palestinians)

Alex Trebek, longtime host of Jeopardy!
Alex Trebek, longtime host of Jeopardy!

Kazimierz Łyszczyński (d. 1689) · Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (d. 1842) · DJ AM (b. 1973)

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March 31: Mothering Sunday (Western Christianity, 2019); Cesar Chavez Day in various U.S. states

Woodcut picture of Matthew C. Perry
Woodcut picture of Matthew C. Perry

Anne Hyde (d. 1671) · Pieter Burman the Elder (d. 1741) · Liz Claiborne (b. 1929)

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Selected anniversaries for April

April 1: Iranian Islamic Republic Day; Edible Book Day

Hawker Siddeley Harrier taking off
Hawker Siddeley Harrier taking off

Aimery of Cyprus (d. 1205) · Giuditta Pasta (d. 1865) · Henri Cochet (d. 1987)

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April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

Norodom Sihanouk
Norodom Sihanouk

Wilhelmine Reichard (b. 1788) · Sir James Montgomery, 1st Baronet (d. 1803) · Juanito (d. 1992)

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April 3

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde

Al-Adil ibn al-Sallar (d. 1154) · Gus Grissom (b. 1926) · Mary Cartwright (d. 1998)

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April 4

William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison

Jean-Pierre Saint-Ours (b. 1752) · Philippa Fawcett (b. 1868) · Xu Lai (d. 1973)

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April 5: Hansik in North and South Korea

Pocahontas
Pocahontas

Sir Thomas Hardy, 1st Baronet (b. 1769) · Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (b. 1863) · María Blanchard (d. 1932)

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April 6: Tartan Day in Canada and the United States

Earthquake damage in L'Aquila
Earthquake damage in L'Aquila

Arvid Horn (b. 1664) · Jeanne Hébuterne (b. 1898) · Anita Borg (d. 2003)

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April 7: Cheti Chand in various parts of India (2019); National Beer Day in the United States

Juvénal Habyarimana in 1980
Juvénal Habyarimana

John Sheffield (b. 1648) · Joseph Lyons (d. 1939) · Dave Arneson (d. 2009)

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April 8

Capture of Princesa
Capture of Princesa

Niels Juel (d. 1697) · Marie Byles (b. 1900) · Sara Northrup Hollister (b. 1924)

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

The Mercury Seven
The Mercury Seven

François Rabelais (d. 1553) · Charles Proteus Steinmetz (b. 1865) · Natascha Engel (b. 1967)

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April 10

Big Ben in 1858
Big Ben in 1858

Michael Tarchaniota Marullus (d. 1500) · Thomas Jones (d. 1619) · Kishori Amonkar (b. 1932)

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April 11

The Concertgebouw
The Concertgebouw

Edward Wightman (d. 1612) · Ferdinand Lassalle (b. 1825) · Kurt Vonnegut (d. 2007)

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

 Terry Fox
 Terry Fox

George N. Briggs (b. 1796) · Imogen Holst (b. 1907) · Karim Fakhrawi (d. 2011)

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April 13

Tiger Woods in 1997
Tiger Woods

Catherine de' Medici (b. 1519) · Arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington (d. 1716) · Seamus Heaney (b. 1939)

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April 14: Vaisakhi (Sikhism), Tamil New Year, and other New Year festivals in Asia (2019); Day of the Georgian language in Georgia (1978); N'Ko Alphabet Day in West Africa

Hailstones from the 1999 Sydney hailstorm
Hailstones from the 1999 Sydney hailstorm

Lucia Visconti (d. 1424) · William Whitehead (d. 1785) · Berry Berenson (b. 1948)

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April 15: Day of the Sun in North Korea; Patriots' Day in various U.S. states (2019); Tax Day in the United States (2019)

The Titanic's sinking, as depicted by Willy Stöwer
The Titanic's sinking, as depicted by Willy Stöwer

Richard Poore (d. 1237) · Wilhelm Busch (b. 1832) · Arsenio Lacson (d. 1962)

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April 16: Education and Sharing Day in the United States (2019)

Bernard Baruch
Bernard Baruch

John Hastings, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (d. 1375) · Francisco Goya (d. 1828) · Khalil al-Wazir (d. 1988)

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April 17: Evacuation Day in Syria (1946)

Artist's impression of Kepler-186f
Artist's impression of Kepler-186f

Hannah Webster Foster (d. 1840) · Neville McNamara (b. 1923) · Sean Bean (b. 1959)

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April 18

Roland Garros
Roland Garros

Theobald of Bec (d. 1161) · Clara Elsene Peck (b. 1883) · Universo 2000 (b. 1963)

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April 19: Feast of Saint Alphege (Western Christianity)

Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly

Eanflæd (b. 626) · Benjamin Rush (d. 1813) · Hermine Braunsteiner (d. 1999)

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April 20: Ridván begins at sunset (Bahá'í Faith); First day of Passover (Judaism, 2019); 4/20 (cannabis culture)

René Caillié
René Caillié

Elizabeth Barton (d. 1534) · Paul Poiret (b. 1879) · Nina Davuluri (b. 1989)

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April 21: Birth of Muhammad al-Mahdi (Shia Islam, 2019); Grounation Day in the Rastafari movement; Administrative Professionals' Day in various countries (2019)

Wignacourt Aqueduct
Wignacourt Aqueduct

Bardas (d. 866) · Petrus Apianus (d. 1552) · Cheryl Gillan (b. 1952)

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April 22: Earth Day; Confederate Memorial Day in Alabama (2019)

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

Pope Caius (d. 296) · Emily Davies (b. 1830) · Jack Nicholson (b. 1937)

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April 23

Main Building of the University of Notre Dame
Main Building of the University of Notre Dame

Adeliza of Louvain (d. 1151) · Pandita Ramabai (b. 1858) · Halston (b. 1932)

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April 24: Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble Space Telescope

Vincent de Paul (b. 1581) · Axel von Fersen the Elder (d. 1794) · Estée Lauder (b. )

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April 25: Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand (1915)

USS Triton (SSRN-586)
USS Triton (SSRN-586)

Géza I of Hungary (d. 1077) · Charles Sumner Tainter (b. 1854) · Stefanie Zweig (d. 2014)

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April 26: World Intellectual Property Day

Statue of Sybil Ludington
Statue of Sybil Ludington

Jean Fernel (d. 1558) · Margaret Gowing (b. 1921) · Morihei Ueshiba (d. 1969)

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April 27: King's Day in the Netherlands

Für Elise

Mumtaz Mahal (b. 1593) · Pope Leo XI (d. 1605) · Coretta Scott King (b. 1927)

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April 28: Workers' Memorial Day

Aurora Quezon
Aurora Quezon

James Monroe (b. 1758) · Antoine Samuel Adam-Salomon (d. 1881) · Alf Ramsey (d. 1999)

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April 29: Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare

Replica of HMS Endeavour
Replica of HMS Endeavour

Catherine of Siena (d. 1380) · James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde (b. 1665) · Rae Johnstone (d. 1964)

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

Coxey's Army
Coxey's Army

Robert Plot (d. 1696) · Dadasaheb Phalke (b. 1870) · Meredith L. Patterson (b. 1977)

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Selected anniversaries for May

May 1: Beltane in Ireland and Scotland; Maharashtra Day in Maharashtra, India

Empire State Building
Empire State Building

Franciscus Junius the Elder (b. 1545) · Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (b. 1769) · Eldridge Cleaver (d. 1998)

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May 2: Yom HaShoah in Israel (2019); Flag Day in Poland; National Day of Prayer in the United States (2019)

Mireya Moscoso
Mireya Moscoso

Leonardo da Vinci (d. 1519) · Mary Moser (d. 1819) · Dwayne Johnson (b. 1972)

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May 3: World Press Freedom Day; Constitution Day in Japan (1947) and Poland (1791)

Erich Honecker
Erich Honecker

Élisabeth of France (b. 1764) · Jacob Riis (b. 1849) · Pramod Mahajan (d. 2006)

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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: Ramadan begins (Islam, 2019)

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; Yom HaZikaron in Israel (2019); 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); Independence Day in Israel (2019)

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

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: Sanja Matsuri begins in Tokyo (2019)

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: Pesach Sheni (Judaism, 2019); 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; Victoria Day in Canada (2019); National Awakening Day in Indonesia (1908)

Luc Montagnier
Luc Montagnier

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

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May 21

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: Lag BaOmer (Judaism, 2019)

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: Memorial Day in the United States (2019)

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

Battle of Jumonville Glen
Battle of Jumonville Glen

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

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May 29

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

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) · Walt Whitman (b. 1819) · 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: Jerusalem Day in Israel (2019)

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: Shavuot (Judaism, 2019); 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

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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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August 7

Le Griffon
Le Griffon

Jin Shengtan (d. 1661) · Huntley Wright (b. 1868) · Rebecca Kleefisch (b. 1975)

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August 8

Uraniborg
Uraniborg

Seo Hui (d. 998) · James Tissot (d. 1902) · Esther Williams (b. 1921)

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August 9: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples; National Women's Day in South Africa

Mushroom cloud over Nagasaki
Mushroom cloud over Nagasaki

Michael the Brave (d. 1601) · Eileen Gray (b. 1878) · Philip Larkin (b. 1922)

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August 10

Louvre Pyramid
Louvre Pyramid

Madeleine of Valois (b. 1520) · Suzanne Collins (b. 1962) · Jennifer Paterson (d. 1999)

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August 11: Independence Day in Chad (1960)

DJ Kool Herc
DJ Kool Herc

Hamnet Shakespeare (buried 1596) · William W. Chapman (b. 1808) · Jacqueline Fernandez (b. 1985)

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August 12

A quagga in London Zoo
A quagga in London Zoo

Abraham Zacuto (b. 1452) · Lord Castlereagh (d. 1822) · George Soros (b. 1930)

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August 13:

Opha May Johnson
Opha May Johnson

Al-Muktafi (d. 908) · George Grove (b. 1820) · Jules Massenet (d. 1912)

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August 14: Independence Day in Pakistan (1947)

Roosevelt and Churchill aboard USS Augusta (CA-31)
Roosevelt and Churchill aboard USS Augusta (CA-31)

Doc Holliday (b. 1851) · Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (b. 1892) · Hugh Trumble (d. 1938)

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August 15: Independence Day in India (1947)

Syngman Rhee
Syngman Rhee

Nikephoros Phokas Barytrachelos (d. 1022) · Charles Comiskey (b. 1859) · Rosalía Mera (d. 2013)

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August 16:

Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr

John II of Trebizond (d. 1297) · Ramakrishna (d. 1886) · Angela Bassett (b. 1958)

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August 17: Qixi Festival (Chinese calendar, 2018); Independence Day in Indonesia (1945)

Battle of Verneuil
Battle of Verneuil

Matthew Boulton (d. 1809) · Gene Stratton-Porter (b. 1863) · Korrie Layun Rampan (b. 1953)

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August 18:

Margaret of Valois
Margaret of Valois

Knut Alvsson (d. 1502) · Baji Rao I (b. 1700) · Ruth Norman (b. 1900)

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August 19

[[File:|120px |Fire damage at Cinema Rex ]]
Fire damage at Cinema Rex

Edward Boscawen (b. 1711) · Gustave Caillebotte (b. 1848) · Linus Pauling (d. 1994)

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August 20: Day of Arafah (Islam, 2018); Day of Restoration of Independence in Estonia (1991); St. Stephen's Day in Hungary

Yellowstone fires
Yellowstone fires

Jeremi Wiśniowiecki (d. 1651) · Rudolf Bultmann (b. 1884) · Mika Yamamoto (d. 2012)

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August 21: First day of Eid al-Adha (Islam, 2018)

Nat Turner woodcarving
Nat Turner woodcarving

John Claypole (b. 1625) · John MacCulloch (d. 1835) · Eve Torres (b. 1984)

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August 22

Signing of the First Geneva Convention
Signing of the First Geneva Convention

Luca Marenzio (d. 1599) · Bill Woodfull (b. 1897) · Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (b. 1934)

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August 23: Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism/Black Ribbon Day in Canada, parts of the European Union, Georgia, and the United States

German tanks and soldiers in the Battle of Kursk
German tanks and soldiers in the Battle of Kursk

Radagaisus (d. 406) · Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (d. 1498) · Keith Moon (b. 1946)

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August 24: Independence Day in Ukraine (1991)

Goodison Park
Goodison Park

Zhang Ye (d. 948) · Harry Hooper (b. 1887) · Jean-Michel Jarre (b. 1948)

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August 25: Independence Day in Uruguay (1825)

Rings of Neptune
Rings of Neptune

Gennadius of Constantinople (d. 471) · Karl Friedrich Bahrdt (b. 1741) · Velma Caldwell Melville (d. 1924)

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August 26: Raksha Bandhan (Hinduism, 2018); Heroes' Day/Herero Day in Namibia; Women's Equality Day in the United States

Bomb explosion at Harvey's Resort Hotel
Bomb explosion at Harvey's Resort Hotel

Arnold Fothergill (b. 1854) · Katherine Johnson (b. 1918) · Frederick Reines (d. 1998)

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August 27: National Heroes' Day in the Philippines (2018)

Stevie Ray Vaughan
Stevie Ray Vaughan

Josquin des Prez (d. 1521) · Rebecca Clarke (b. 1886) · Shi Jianqiao (d. 1979)

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August 28

243 Ida and its moon
243 Ida and its moon

He Gui (d. 919) · Edward Burne-Jones (b. 1833) · Jack Kirby (b. 1917)

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August 29

Daniel Shays
Daniel Shays

Basil I (d. 886) · Juan Bautista Alberdi (b. 1810) · Ingrid Bergman (b. 1915; d. 1982)

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August 30: Eid al-Ghadeer (Shia Islam, 2018)

The Destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem by Francesco Hayez
The Destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem by Francesco Hayez

Hervey le Breton (d. 1131) · Agoston Haraszthy (b. 1812) · Marcelo H. del Pilar (b. 1850)

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August 31

Interior view of Kinetoscope with peephole viewer
Interior view of Kinetoscope with peephole viewer

Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Ta'i (d. 894) · Agnes Bulmer (b. 1775) · Van Morrison (b. 1945)

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Selected anniversaries for September

September 1

The "Man in the Moon" from A Trip to the Moon
The "Man in the Moon" from A Trip to the Moon

Harriet Shaw Weaver (b. 1876) · Charles Atangana (d. 1943) · Luis Walter Alvarez (d. 1988)

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September 2: National Day in Vietnam (1945); Victory over Japan Day in the United States

Principality of Sealand
Principality of Sealand

Bhaktivinoda Thakur (b. 1838) · Mary Cecil Allen (b. 1893) · Carlos Valderrama (b. 1961)

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September 3: Krishna Janmashtami (Hinduism, 2018); Labor Day in the United States (2018)

Giuseppe Farina
Giuseppe Farina

Frank Macfarlane Burnet (b. 1899) · Gaston Thorn (b. 1928) · Pauline Kael (d. 2001)

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September 4

Pedro II of Brazil and Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies
Pedro II of Brazil and Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies

Anna of Trebizond (d. 1342) · Paul Harvey (b. 1918) · Syed Mustafa Siraj (d. 2012)

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September 5: Eid al-Mubahalah (Islam, 2018)

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme
Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme

Caspar David Friedrich (b. 1774) · Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (b. 1817) · Neerja Bhanot (d. 1986)

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September 6

A Piggly Wiggly store in 1918
A Piggly Wiggly store in 1918

Isabella Leonarda (b. 1620) · Frederick Abel (d. 1902) · Wendi Richter (b. 1961)

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September 7: Independence Day in Brazil (1822)

Philo Farnsworth
Philo Farnsworth

Gregory Bicskei (d. 1303) · Henry Sewell (b. 1807) · Regina Martínez Pérez (b. 1963)

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September 8: Victory Day in Malta

Severn Bridge
Severn Bridge

Anne Catherine Emmerich (b. 1774) · Inez Knight Allen (b. 1876) · Derek Taylor (d. 1997)

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September 9: Day of the Foundation of the Republic in North Korea (1948); Independence Day in Tajikistan (1991)

Bust of Constantius II
Bust of Constantius II

Joseph Leidy (b. 1823) · Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (d. 1841) · Neil Davis (d. 1985)

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September 10: First day of Rosh Hashanah (Judaism, 2018, AM 5779)

A section of the Large Hadron Collider
A section of the Large Hadron Collider

William Morgan (d. 1604) · Jeppe Aakjær (b. 1866)  · Misty Copeland (b. 1982)

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September 11: Islamic New Year (2018, 1440 AH); National Day of Catalonia

Swami Vivekananda
Swami Vivekananda

Daniyal Mirza (b. 1572) · Joseph Nicollet (d. 1843) · Susi Kentikian (b. 1987)

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September 12

Metrolink train wreck
Metrolink train wreck

Grace Macurdy (b. 1866) · George Reid (d. 1918) · Raymond Burr (d. 1993)

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September 13: Ganesh Chaturthi begins (Hinduism, 2018); Feast day of Saint John Chrysostom (Western Christianity)

John Calvin
John Calvin

Hezqeyas (d. 1813) · Petros Voulgaris (b. 1883) · Mary Brewster Hazelton (d. 1953)

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September 14: Hosseini infancy conference (Shia Islam, 2018)

HMAS AE1
HMAS AE1

Jeremiah Dummer (b. 1645) · John Gould (b. 1804) · Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (d. 1905)

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September 15: Independence Day in Costa Rica (1821); Battle of Britain Day in the United Kingdom

British Mark I tank
British Mark I tank

Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland (b. 1533) · Anna Winlock (b. 1857) · Anton Webern (d. 1945)

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September 16: Battle of Britain Day in Canada (2018); Malaysia Day

Aftermath of the 1920 Wall Street bombing
Aftermath of the 1920 Wall Street bombing

Philip III of Navarre (d. 1343) · Marian Cruger Coffin (b. 1876) · Ahn Eak-tai (d. 1965)

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September 17: Constitution Day in the United States

Emperor Norton
Emperor Norton

Stephen Hales (b. 1677) · Jonathan Alder (b. 1773) · Henri Julien (d. 1908)

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September 18

Illuminated tram in Blackpool
Illuminated tram in Blackpool

William Hazlitt (d. 1830) · Toni Wolff (b. 1888) · Christian Pulisic (b. 1998)

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September 19: Day of Tasu'a (Shia Islam, 2018); International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Witold Pilecki
Witold Pilecki

Theodore of Tarsus (d. 690) · Alexander Tilloch Galt (d. 1893) · Damayanti Joshi (d. 2004)

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September 20: Day of Ashura (Islam, 2018)

Great Buddha, Kamakura, Japan
Great Buddha, Kamakura, Japan

John Patteson (d. 1871) · Éva Gauthier (b. 1885) · Rose Francine Rogombé (b. 1942)

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September 21: International Day of Peace

The Angel Moroni delivers the golden plates to Joseph Smith Jr.
The Angel Moroni delivers the golden plates to Joseph Smith Jr.

Arthur Schopenhauer (d. 1860) · Helen Foster Snow (b. 1907)  · Kareena Kapoor (b. 1980)

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September 22: Independence Day in Mali (1960); Day of Baltic Unity in Latvia and Lithuania

Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner

John Biddle (d. 1662) · Stephen D. Lee (b. 1833) · Aurelio López (d. 1992)

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September 23: Banned Books Week begins (2018); Celebrate Bisexuality Day; National Day in Saudi Arabia (1932)

Ramón Emeterio Betances
Ramón Emeterio Betances

Eleonora Gonzaga (b. 1598) · Émilie Gamelin (d. 1851) · Michiru Yamane (b. 1963)

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September 24: Mid-Autumn Festival (Chinese calendar, 2018); First day of Sukkot (Judaism, 2018); Heritage Day in South Africa

Alfred Deakin
Alfred Deakin

'Adud al-Dawla (b. 936)  · Georges Claude (b. 1870)  · Bruno Pontecorvo (d. 1993)

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September 25

Peking opera performer
Peking opera performer

Glenn Gould (b. 1932) · John Bonham (d. 1980) · Marian Breland Bailey (d. 2001)

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September 26: National Flag Day in Ecuador (1860)

Ruins of the Parthenon
Ruins of the Parthenon

Francis Daniel Pastorius (b. 1651) · Théodore Géricault (b. 1791) · Leslie Morshead (d. 1959)

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September 27: Meskel in Eritrea and Ethiopia

Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi

Felice della Rovere (d. 1536) · Ivan Goncharov (d. 1891) · Gwyneth Paltrow (b. 1972)

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September 28

Chicago, one of the aircraft to make the first aerial circumnavigation
Chicago, one of the aircraft to make the first aerial circumnavigation

Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs (b. 1821) · Louis Pasteur (d. 1895) · Guillermo Endara (d. 2009)

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September 29: Michaelmas

Willie Mays
Willie Mays

Ferdinand the Holy Prince (b. 1402) · Mercator Cooper (b. 1803) · Bill Shankly (d. 1981)

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September 30: Blasphemy Day

Władysław Sikorski
Władysław Sikorski

Ann Jarvis (b. 1832) · Doris Mackinnon (b. 1883) · Anwar al-Awlaki (d. 2011)

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Selected anniversaries for October

October 1: Shemini Atzeret (Judaism, 2018); Beginning of the National Day celebrations in China (1949); Unification Day in Cameroon (1961); Filipino American History Month (begins)

St Pancras railway station
St Pancras railway station

Yaqub Spata (d. 1416) · Rose O'Neal Greenhow (d. 1864) · Zhu Rongji (b. 1928)

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October 2: International Day of Non-Violence; Gandhi Jayanti in India

Opus Dei logo
Opus Dei logo

David Teniers III (d. 1685) · Charles Lee (d. 1782) · Sting (b. 1951)

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