So you want to have a drink but you aren't sure why? Here are some GREAT reasons to call your friends over and have a party.
August 15th - holidays
  • Earliest day on which Day of Hearts can fall, while August 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Monday in August. (area around Haarlem and Amsterdam) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Armed Forces Day (Poland) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Christian Feast Day: Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, one of the Catholic Holy Day of Obligation. (Christianity, a public holiday in Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Senegal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Togo, and Vanuatu), and its related observances: Feast of the Dorm Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Ferragosto (Italy) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Mother's Day (Antwerp and Costa Rica) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • National Acadian Day (Acadians) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Virgin of Candelaria, patron of the Canary Islands. (Tenerife, Spain) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of the Republic of the Congo from France in 1960. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of India from the United Kingdom in 1947. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Liberation Day, celebrates the independence of Korea from Japan in 1945: Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • The first day of Flooding of the Nile, a commemoration of the belief that the star Sirius would appear when the Nile River flooded.(Egypt and Coptic Church) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • The main day of Bon Festival (Japan) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Victory over Japan Day (United States) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
August 15th - events
  • 2007 - An 8.0-magnitude earthquake off the Pacific coast devastates Ica and various regions of Peru killing 514 and injuring 1,090. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1999 - Beni Ounif massacre in Algeria; some 29 people are killed at a false roadblock near the Moroccan border, leading to temporary tensions with Morocco. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1998 - Omagh bomb in Northern Ireland, the worst terrorist incident of The Troubles Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1995 - In South Carolina, Shannon Faulkner becomes the first female cadet matriculated at The Citadel (she drops out less than a week later). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - The PKK in Turkey starts a campaign of armed attacks upon the Turkish military Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - The Big Ear, a radio telescope operated by Ohio State University as part of the SETI project, receives a radio signal from deep space; the event is named the "Wow! signal" from the notation made by a volunteer on the project. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Bangladesh's founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is killed along with most members of his family during a military coup. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Miki Takeo makes the first official pilgrimage to Yasukuni Shrine by an incumbent prime minister on the anniversary of the end of World War II. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Yuk Young-soo, First Lady of South Korea, is killed during an apparent assassination attempt upon President of South Korea, Park Chung-hee. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Vietnam War: The United States bombing of Cambodia ends. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - President Richard Nixon completes the break from the gold standard by ending convertibility of the United States dollar into gold by foreign investors. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Bahrain gains independence from the United Kingdom. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - The Woodstock Music and Art Festival opens. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - The Beatles play to nearly 60,000 fans at Shea Stadium in New York City, in an event later seen as marking the birth of stadium rock. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Execution of Henry John Burnett, the last man to be hanged in Scotland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - President Fulbert Youlou is overthrown in the Republic of Congo, after a three-day uprising in the capital. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - James Joseph Dresnok defects to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea after running across the Korean DMZ. Dresnok still resides in the capital, Pyongyang. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Conrad Schumann flees from East Germany while on duty guarding the construction of the Berlin Wall. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville) becomes independent from France. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Alfredo Stroessner begins his dictatorship in Paraguay. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Devon, United Kingdom A flashflood drenches the town of Lynmouth, killing 34 people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Srikakulam district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - The Republic of Korea is established south of the 38th parallel north. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - India gains Independence from the British Indian Empire and joins the Commonwealth of Nations. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah is sworn in as first Governor General of Pakistan in Karachi. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - World War II: Victory over Japan Day – Japan surrenders. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - World War II: Korean Liberation Day. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - World War II: Operation Dragoon – Allied forces land in southern France. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - World War II: Operation Pedestal – The SS Ohio reaches the island of Malta barely afloat carrying vital fuel supplies for the island's defenses. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Corporal Josef Jakobs is executed by firing squad at the Tower of London at 7:12am, making him the last person to be executed at the Tower for treason. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - An Italian submarine torpedoes and sinks the Greek cruiser Elli at Tinos harbour during peacetime, marking the most serious Italian provocation prior to the outbreak of the Greco-Italian War in October. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - 13 Stukas dive into the ground during a disastrous air-practice at Neuhammer. No survivors. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Will Rogers and Wiley Post are killed after their aircraft develops engine problems during takeoff in Barrow, Alaska. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw – Poles defeat the Red Army. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - The Panama Canal opens to traffic with the transit of the cargo ship Ancon. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - The First Russian Army, led by Pavel Rennenkampf, enters Eastern Prussia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - A male servant of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright sets fire to the living quarters of the architect's Wisconsin home, Taliesin, murders seven people and burns the living quarters to the ground. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1909 - A group of mid-level Greek Army officers launches the Goudi coup, seeking wide-ranging reforms. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1907 - Ordination in Constantinople of Fr. Raphael Morgan, first African-American Orthodox priest, "Priest-Apostolic" to America and the West Indies. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1891 - San Sebastian Church in Manila, the first all-steel church in Asia, is officially inaugurated and blessed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1869 - The Meiji government in Japan establishes six new ministries, including one for Shinto. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1863 - The Anglo-Satsuma War begins between the Satsuma Domain of Japan and the United Kingdom (Traditional Japanese date: July 2, 1863). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1843 - The Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace in Honolulu, Hawaii is dedicated. Now the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu, it is the oldest Roman Catholic cathedral in continuous use in the United States. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1843 - Tivoli Gardens, one of the oldest still intact amusement parks in the world, opens in Copenhagen, Denmark. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1824 - Freed American slaves found Liberia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1760 - Seven Years' War: Battle of Liegnitz – Frederick the Great's victory over the Austrians under Ernst von Laudon. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1695 - French forces end the Bombardment of Brussels, leaving a third of the buildings in the city in ruins. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1599 - Nine Years War: Battle of Curlew Pass – Irish forces led by Hugh Roe O'Donnell successfully ambush English forces, led by Sir Conyers Clifford, sent to relieve Collooney Castle. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1549 - Jesuit priest Saint Francis Xavier comes ashore at Kagoshima (Traditional Japanese date: July 22, 1549). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1540 - Arequipa, Peru, is founded. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1537 - Asunción, Paraguay, is founded. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1534 - Saint Ignatius of Loyola and six classmates take initial vows, leading to the creation of the Society of Jesus in September 1540. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1519 - Panama City, Panama, is founded. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1517 - Seven Portuguese armed vessels led by Fernão Pires de Andrade meet Chinese officials at the Pearl River estuary. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1483 - Pope Sixtus IV consecrates the Sistine Chapel. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1461 - The Empire of Trebizond surrenders to the forces of Sultan Mehmet II. This is regarded by some historians as the real end of the Byzantine Empire. Emperor David is exiled and later murdered. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1430 - Francesco Sforza, lord of Milan, conquers Lucca. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1309 - The city of Rhodes surrenders to the forces of the Knights of St. John, completing their conquest of Rhodes. The knights establish their headquarters on the island and rename themselves the Knights of Rhodes. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1261 - Michael VIII Palaeologus is crowned Byzantine emperor in Constantinople. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1248 - The foundation stone of Cologne Cathedral, built to house the relics of the Three Wise Men, is laid. (Construction is eventually completed in .) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1185 - The cave city of Vardzia is consecrated by Queen Tamar of Georgia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1057 - King Macbeth is killed at the Battle of Lumphanan by the forces of Máel Coluim mac Donnchada. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1040 - King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1018 - Byzantine general Eustathios Daphnomeles blinds and captures Ibatzes of Bulgaria by a ruse, thereby ending Bulgarian resistance against Emperor Basil II's conquest of Bulgaria. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 982 - Holy Roman Emperor Otto II is defeated by the Saracens in the battle of Capo Colonna, in Calabria Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 927 - The Saracens conquer and destroy Taranto. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 778 - The Battle of Roncevaux Pass, at which Roland is killed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
August 15th - births
  • 1989 - Belinda, Mexican singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Carlos Pena Jr., American actor and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Joe Jonas, American actor and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Tiffanie Anderson, American performer (Girlicious) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Casey Burgener, American weightlifter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Brendan Hansen, American swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Song Ji-hyo, South Korean actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Oliver Perez, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Nathalie Press, English actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Carl Edwards, American NASCAR driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Tim Foreman, American bassist (Switchfoot) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Lilia Podkopayeva, Ukrainian gymnast Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Stavros Tziortziopoulos, Greek footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Kerri Walsh, American beach volleyball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Martin Biron, Canadian ice hockey goaltender Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Igor Cassina, Italian gymnast Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Nicole Paggi, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Boudewijn Zenden, Dutch football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Bertrand Berry, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Vijay Bharadwaj, Indian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Brendan Morrison, Canadian hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Kara Wolters, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Natasha Henstridge, Canadian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Adnan Sami, music composer, singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Adam Willard, Offspring drummer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Ben Affleck, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Chris Morrissey, American film director/actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Matthew Wood, American actor and sound editor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Jennifer Alexander, Canadian ballet dancer (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Anthony Anderson, American comedian and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Maddie Corman, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Ben Silverman, American TV executive Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Kevin Cheng, Hong Kong actor and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Cris Judd, American actor/choreographer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Bernard Fanning, Australian singer/songwriter (Powderfinger) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Debra Messing, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Peter Hermann American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Scott Brosius, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Shirley Kwan, Hong Kong singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Dimitris Papadopoulos, Greek basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Rob Thomas, American writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Melinda French Gates, American wife of Bill Gates Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Alejandro González Iñárritu, Mexican film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Jack Russell, England cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Valery Levaneuski, entrepreneur, politician, former political prisoner Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Tom Colicchio, American chef Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Ed Gillespie, American White House counsel to George W. Bush Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Gary Kubiak, American football coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Craig MacTavish, Canadian ice hockey player/coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Victor Shenderovich, Russian satirist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Rondell Sheridan, American actor and comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Željko Ivanek, Slovenian-American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Lorraine Desmarais, French-Canadian jazz pianist and composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Stieg Larsson, Swedish writer (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Mary Jo Salter, American poet Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Ann Biderman, American film and television writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Bobby Caldwell, American singer and musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - John Childs, England cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Daba Diawara, Malian politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Ranjan Gunatilleke, Sri Lankan cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Tommy Aldridge, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - The Princess Anne, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Tom Kelly, American baseball manager Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Beverly Lynn Burns, American pilot Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Richard Deacon, Welsh sculptor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Garry Disher, Australian author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Mark B. Rosenberg, President of Florida International University Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Uschi Digard, American pornographic actress and model Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Patsy Gallant, Canadian pop singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - George Ryton, British engineer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Raakhee Gulzar, Indian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Jenny Hanley, British TV presenter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Tony Robinson, English actor and television presenter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Jimmy Webb, American musician and composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Gene Upshaw, American football player and union leader (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Begum Khaleda Zia, Bangladeshi politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Linda Ellerbee, American journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Tom Murphy, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Dimitris Sioufas, Greek lawyer and politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Sylvie Vartan, Bulgarian pop singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - María Rojo, Mexican actress and politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Larry Hartsell, American martial arts instructor (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Manolis Mavrommatis, Greek politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Gudrun Ensslin, German terrorist (d. 1977) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Rita Shane, American soprano Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Maxine Waters, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Janusz A. Zajdel, Polish writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Jim Dale, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Vernon Jordan Jr., American presidential advisor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Lionel Taylor, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Bobby Byrd, American soul/funk singer (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Nino Ferrer, French-Italian singer (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Reginald Scarlett, West Indian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Bobby Helms, American pop singer (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Jim Lange, American game show host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Ageeda Paavel, Estonian freedom fighter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Nicolas Roeg, English film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1927 - Eddie Leadbeater, England cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Costis Stephanopoulos, Greek politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Sami Michael, Author and the President of The Association for Civil Rights in Israel Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Mike Connors, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Bill Pinkney, American baritone singer (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Robert Bolt, English playwright and screenwriter (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Werner Abrolat, German actor (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1923 - Rose Marie, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Lukas Foss, German-born composer (d. 2009) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Leonard Baskin, American sculptor and graphic artist (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Giorgos Mouzakis, Greek songwriter and musician (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1919 - Huntz Hall, American actor (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1919 - Benedict Kiely, Irish author (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Jack Lynch, Irish politician (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Oscar Romero, El Salvador Roman Catholic priest (d. 1980) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - Aleks Çaçi, Albanian writer (d. 1989) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Paul Rand, American graphic designer (d. 1996) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - Julia Child, American cook (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - Dame Wendy Hiller, English actress (d. 2003) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1910 - Signe Hasso, Swedish actress (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1909 - Hugo Winterhalter, American composer and bandleader (d. 1973) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1905 - Emile St. Godard, Canadian dog sled racer (d. 1948) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1904 - George Klein, Canadian inventor (d. 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1901 - Pyotr Novikov, Russian mathematician (d. 1975) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1900 - Estelle Brody, American actress (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1898 - Jan Brzechwa, Polish poet (d. 1966) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1896 - Gerty Cori, Austrian-born biochemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1957) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1896 - Catherine Doherty, Russian-born Canadian activist (d. 1985) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1896 - Paul Outerbridge, American photographer (d. 1958) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1896 - Leon Theremin, Russian inventor (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1893 - Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and computing pioneer (d. 1950) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1892 - Louis, 7th duc de Broglie, French physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1987) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1890 - Jacques Ibert, French composer (d. 1962) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1890 - Elizabeth Bolden, American Supercentenarian (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1886 - Bill Whitty, Australian cricketer (d. 1974) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1885 - Edna Ferber, American novelist (d. 1968) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1883 - Ivan Meštrovi?, Croatian sculptor (d. 1962) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1881 - Alfred Wagenknecht, German-born American activist (d. 1956) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1879 - Ethel Barrymore, American actress (d. 1959) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1878 - Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel, Russian counter-revolutionary (d. 1928) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1877 - Tachiyama Mineemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 22nd Yokozuna (d. 1941) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1876 - Stylianos Gonatas, Greek military officer and Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1966) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1875 - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, English composer (d. 1912) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1872 - Sri Aurobindo, Indian writer and philosopher (d. 1950) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1865 - Usui Mikao, Japanese founder of Reiki (d. 1926) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1863 - Alexei Krylov, Russian engineer and mathematician (d. 1945) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1860 - Henrietta Vinton Davis, American elocutionist (d. 1941) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1860 - Florence Harding, American First Lady (d. 1924) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1859 - Charles Comiskey, American baseball owner (d. 1931) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1858 - E. Nesbit, English author (d. 1924) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1857 - Albert Ballin, German shipping tycoon (d. 1918) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1856 - Ivan Franko, Ukrainian writer (d. 1916) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1844 - Thomas-Alfred Bernier, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1908) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1813 - Jules Grévy, 2nd President of the French Third Republic (d. 1891) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1785 - Thomas De Quincey, English author (d. 1859) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1771 - Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist and poet (d. 1832) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1769 - Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France (d. 1821) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1740 - Matthias Claudius, German poet (d. 1815) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1717 - Blind Jack, English roadbuilder (d. 1810) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1613 - Gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1575 - Bartol Kaši?, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
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