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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

January 15 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 588 a. C .: Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon besieges Jerusalem under the reign of Zedekiah. The siege will last two years, until July 18, 586 BC. C.
  • 69: Otto takes power in Rome, proclaiming himself emperor of Rome, but commits suicide three months later.
  • 1362 (Saturday): first day of the storm in the North Sea (second flood of Saint Marcellus Day), which in three days devastates the Netherlands, England and northern Germany, causing between 40,000 and 100,000 deaths .
  • 1526: A maritime expedition under the command of Diego García de Moguer sets sail from La Coruña, who is credited with the discovery of the Río de la Plata.
  • 1543: the village of Apopa is founded in El Salvador.
  • 1559: At Westminster Abbey, Owen Oglethorpe (Bishop of Carlisle) – instead of the Archbishop of Canterbury – crowns Elizabeth I as Queen of England and Ireland.
  • 1582: Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to Poland.
  • 1724: in Spain, Luis I is proclaimed king.
  • 1759: The British Museum, the largest museum in the United Kingdom, opens to the public in London.
  • 1777: In present-day Vermont, New Connecticut declares its independence from the British.
  • 1777: on the slope of Chataquilla (in present-day Bolivia) the Quechua leader Tomás Katari (40) is assassinated by the Spanish.
  • 1782: in the United States, Robert Morris (Superintendent of Finance) recommends to Congress the establishment of a national currency (with decimal division).
  • 1790: in France the provinces are replaced by departments and these are subdivided into districts, cantons and municipalities.
  • 1798: in Madrid (Spain), Francisco de Goya begins to paint the frescoes in the church of San Antonio de la Florida.
  • 1810: in Andalusia, José Bonaparte, leading an army of 80,000 men, arrives in Sierra Morena to begin the occupation of the region.
  • 1811: in Colombia, the municipality of Abejorral is founded by the teacher José Antonio Villegas.
  • 1822: in the framework of the Greek War of Independence, Demetrius Ypsilanti is elected president of the legislative assembly.
  • 1834: in Spain, Francisco Martínez de la Rosa is appointed Minister of State and President of the Council of Ministers.
  • 1847: in Mexico, Benito Juárez is initiated, in a room of the Senate of the Republic enabled as a Masonic temple, as an apprentice in the lodge “Independencia Núm. 2”, of the Mexican National Rite.
  • 1865: in the framework of the American Civil War, the Confederacy loses Fort Fisher (in North Carolina), its last important port.
  • 1870: In the United States, a political cartoon by Thomas Nast (in Harper’s Weekly) symbolizes the Democratic Party as a donkey for the first time: “A stupid donkey kicks a dead lion.”
  • 1880: the Superior Conservatory of Music is inaugurated in Malaga.
  • 1881: within the framework of the War of the Pacific, the Battle of Miraflores takes place between the forces of the Chilean Army and the Peruvian Army.
  • 1885: In the United States, Wilson Bentley takes the first photograph of a microscopic snow crystal.
  • 1892: James Naismith publishes the rules of basketball.
  • 1902: Emil von Reznicek’s opera Till Eulenspiegel opens.
  • 1908: The Alpha Kappa Alpha black sorority is established in the United States.
  • 1910: the opera Colomba is premiered in Madrid, with lyrics by Carlos Fernández Shaw and music by Amadeo Vives.
  • 1913: the first wireless telephone transmission takes place between New York and Berlin.
  • 1916: The German parliament agrees to lower the age limit for employed workers from 65 to 70 years.
  • 1918: the general strike of workers extends to Budapest and Prague.
  • 1919: in Berlin, the Freikorps torture and murder Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, leaders of the radical wing of the Social Democratic Party of Germany during World War I and creators of the so-called Spartacist Movement.
  • 1919: in the center of Boston (United States) a tank with molasses explodes 15 m high and 27 m in diameter; leaving a balance of 21 dead and 150 injured (“Boston molasses disaster”).
  • 1919: in Poland, the pianist Ignace Paderewski becomes Prime Minister.
  • 1921: in the Livorno Congress the Italian Socialist Party is split and the Italian Communist Party is born.
  • 1925: in Germany, several National Socialist ministers enter the government.
  • 1931: in Germany there are almost 5 million unemployed, according to the latest figures.
  • 1931: a strong earthquake occurs in Mexico.
  • 1932: in Madrid, Niceto Alcalá-Zamora, president of the Republic, inaugurates the first building of the University City: the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters.
  • 1933: in Spain, political violence causes almost 100 deaths.
  • 1934: an earthquake occurs in Nepal with an epicenter 10 km south of Everest (the highest mountain in the world). It leaves a balance of about 10,500 dead in this country and in the Indian state of Bijar.
  • 1934: in Italy a law is enacted on the formation of corporations.
  • 1936: the electoral pact of the Popular Front is signed in Spain, by which republicans, socialists and communists are unified in a single party that will be elected that same year.
  • 1936: in Toledo (Ohio), the Owens-Illinois Glass Company opens its headquarters: the first building completely covered in glass.
  • 1938: in the framework of the Spanish Civil War, Barcelona is bombed.
  • 1939: Tarragona falls into the hands of the Francoists.
  • 1941: in Rome, Alfonso XIII abdicates his rights to the Spanish throne in his son Juan, Count of Barcelona.
  • 1943: in the framework of the Second World War, the Japanese military forces are evicted from Guadalcanal.
  • 1943: in the framework of World War II, the Soviet counteroffensive (Battle of Voronezh) begins in Voronezh.
  • 1943: in Arlington (Virginia) the largest office building in the world is inaugurated: the Pentagon.
  • 1944: the city of San Juan (Argentina) is destroyed by an earthquake.
  • 1944: the European Advisory Commission decides to divide Germany into occupation zones when the war ends (which will happen in 1945).
  • 1945: in El Salvador, General Salvador Castaneda Castro is elected president.
  • 1945: the communication channels between China and India are reestablished.
  • 1947: in Leimert Park in Los Angeles (California) a passerby finds the tortured corpse of Elizabeth Short (The Black Dahlia).
  • 1948: the government of Peru suspends individual guarantees to combat the hoarding of basic necessities.
  • 1950: Sweden establishes diplomatic relations with China.
  • 1951: the UN forces manage to stop the communist offensive in Korea.
  • 1951: in West Germany, Ilse Koch (the Buchenwald Dog), wife of the commander of the Buchenwald concentration camp is sentenced to life imprisonment.
  • 1955: the Soviet Union declares that it is in a position to pass on to third countries its knowledge of the peaceful use of atomic energy.
  • 1962: The Derveni papyrus, the oldest manuscript in Europe, is found in northern Greece.
  • 1966: the first coup d’etat is registered in Nigeria, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa is overthrown.
  • 1967: the first Super Bowl is held in the United States. The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10.
  • 1969 – The Soviet Union launches the Soyuz 5 mission.
  • 1970: in Nigeria, Biafra surrenders, after 32 months of struggle for its independence.
  • 1970: in Libya, Moammar Al Qadhafi proclaims himself prime minister.
  • 1973: in the framework of the Vietnam War, the peace negotiations progress. Richard Nixon announces the suspension of offensive actions in North Vietnam.
  • 1974: General Ernesto Geisel is elected, indirectly, President of Brazil.
  • 1974: In the United States, experts investigating the Watergate Scandal discover that a major tape has been tampered with.
  • 1975: Portugal guarantees the independence of Angola.
  • 1976: in the United States, Sara Jane Moore is sentenced to life imprisonment, who unsuccessfully tried to assassinate President Gerald Ford.
  • 1977: in Kälvesta (Sweden) 22 people die in the collision between two planes, the worst air disaster in the history of that country.
  • 1978: in Ecuador a new Constitution is approved.
  • 1981: in Italy, the Red Brigades release Judge Giovanni d’Urso after 34 days in captivity.
  • 1981: Pope John Paul II receives a delegation from the Polish Solidarity union in the Vatican headed by Lech Wałęsa.
  • 1983: The Non-Aligned Countries unanimously request that the United States dialogue with Nicaragua and contribute to seeking peace in El Salvador.
  • 1986: Walt Disney World (Florida) opens “The Living Seas” at the EPCOT center.
  • 1986: HBO and Cinemax cable television services are launched in the United States.
  • 1990: A state of emergency is declared in Nagorno Karabakh and other parts of Azerbaijan.
  • 1990: AT&T long distance telephone network suffers a cascade switch failure.
  • 1991: The withdrawal deadline for Iraqi troops from occupied Kuwait expires, making way for Operation Desert Storm.
  • 1991: multinational military forces are deployed in Saudi Arabia to fight Saddam Hussein, leading to the so-called Gulf War.
  • 1992: part of the European Economic Community (current European Union) recognizes Croatia and Slovenia, which means the dismemberment of Yugoslavia.
  • 1993: in Sicily, the police arrest the mafia boss Salvatore Riina, the Beast, who had been a fugitive for three decades.
  • 1996: Mario Vargas Llosa takes possession of the “L” chair of the Royal Spanish Academy.
  • 1998: Croatia regains the last territory in the hands of Serbia.
  • 1999: in Racak (Kosovo), 45 Albanians are killed by Yugoslav security forces.
  • 1999: two of the main Spanish banking entities, Banco Santander and Banco Central Hispano, star in the first merger in the euro era.
  • 2000: Serbian Željko Ražnatović, alias Arkan, an ally of Slobodan Milošević, is killed in a shooting at the Intercontinental Hotel in Belgrade.
  • 2001: The Wikipedia project officially begins.
  • 2005: An intense solar flare shoots X-rays into the solar system.
  • 2005: the satellite SMART-1 (of the European ESA), orbiting around the Moon, discovers calcium, aluminum, silica and other elements on the surface of the Moon.
  • 2006: Michelle Bachelet is elected president of Chile, being the first woman to hold this position in the country’s history.
  • 2007: Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti (former Iraqi intelligence chief and half-brother of Saddam Hussein) and Awad Hamed al-Bandar (former Revolutionary Court judge) are hanged in Iraq.
  • 2007: Comet McNaught reaches perigee after approaching the Sun.
  • 2007: Rafael Correa takes office as president of Ecuador and the so-called Citizen Revolution begins.
  • 2008: the Dr. King’s Tree campaign is born with the planting of a tree in honor of Martin Luther King and his non-violent methods.
  • 2009: Landing of an Airbus 320 plane in the Hudson River, New York, piloted by Chesley Sullenberger.
  • 2016: in Ouagadougou, a terrorist attack takes place in a luxury hotel, causing a balance of 29 human losses and 30 injuries. The 2 terrorist organizations Al Qaeda of the Islamic Maghreb and Al Murabitun claim responsibility for the attacks.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

January 15 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 5 a. C .: Liu Xiu, Chinese emperor (f. 57).
  • 1292: Joan II of Burgundy (Jeanne II de Bourgogne), January 15, 1292 – January 21, 1330), Queen of France, wife of Philip V of France, daughter of Oton IV, Palatine Count of Burgundy, and of Mahaut from Artois;
  • 1342: Philip II of Burgundy, French aristocrat (d. 1404).
  • 1432: Alfonso V, the African, Portuguese King (d. 1481).
  • 1481: Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (b.1511).
  • 1538: Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (d. 1599).
  • 1622: Molière, French playwright (d. 1673).
  • 1674: Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French poet and playwright (d. 1762).
  • 1747: John Aikin, British doctor and writer (d. 1822).
  • 1759: Ramón Ortiz Otáñez, Spanish aristocrat (d. 1843).
  • 1785: William Prout, English chemist, physicist and theologian (d. 1850).
  • 1791: Franz Grillparzer, Austrian writer (d. 1872).
  • 1795: Alexandr Griboyedov, Russian playwright (d. 1829).
  • 1809: Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French anarchist writer and political theorist (d. 1865).
  • 1814: Pierre-Jules Hetzel, French publisher (d. 1886).
  • 1824: Marie Duplessis, French courtesan, model of The Lady of the Camellias (d. 1847).
  • 1842: Josef Breuer, Austrian physiologist and psychologist (d. 1925).
  • 1842: Paul Lafargue, French physician and politician (d. 1911).
  • 1850: Mihai Eminescu, Romanian poet (d. 1889).
  • 1850: Sofia Kovalévskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 1891).
  • 1858: Giovanni Segantini, Italian painter (d. 1899).
  • 1863: Wilhelm Marx, German Chancellor (d. 1946).
  • 1866: Nathan Söderblom, Swedish Archbishop, Nobel Peace Prize in 1930 (d. 1931).
  • 1869: Stanisław Wyspiański, Polish playwright (d. 1907).
  • 1872: Arsen Kotsóyev, Soviet poet (d. 1944).
  • 1874: Fructuós Gelabert, Spanish photographer (d. 1955).
  • 1875: Tom Burke, American athlete (d. 1929).
  • 1878: André Georges Corap, French military man (d. 1953).
  • 1882: Margaret of Connaught, Swedish princess (d. 1920).
  • 1882: Daniel Vázquez Díaz, Spanish painter (d. 1969).
  • 1886: Jenő Károly, Hungarian footballer (d. 1936).
  • 1887: Carmen Lyra (María Isabel Carvajal Quesada), leftist Costa Rican writer, educator and politician (d. 1949).
  • 1891: Osip Mandelstam, Russian poet (d. 1938).
  • 1893: Ivor Novello, Welsh actor and composer (d. 1951).
  • 1894: José Luis Bustamante y Rivero, Peruvian diplomat and jurist, president of Peru between 1945 and 1948 (d. 1989).
  • 1895: Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish scientist, Nobel Prize winner for chemistry in 1945 (d. 1973).
  • 1896: Víctor de la Serna Espina, Spanish journalist (d. 1958).
  • 1897: Xu Zhimo, Chinese poet and writer (d. 1931).
  • 1899: Floren Delbene, Argentine actor (d. 1978).
  • 1900: William Heinesen, Faroese writer (d. 1991).
  • 1902: Mauro Núñez Cáceres, Bolivian musician and charanguist (d. 1973).
  • 1906: Aristotle Onassis, Greek shipowner and billionaire (d. 1975).
  • 1908: Edward Teller, Hungarian physicist (d. 2003).
  • 1909: Gene Krupa, American drummer (d. 1973).
  • 1912: Michel Debré, French politician (d. 1996).
  • 1913: Lloyd Bridges, American actor (f. 1998).
  • 1914: Etty Hillesum, Dutch Jewish nurse and writer assassinated in Auschwitz (d. 1943).
  • 1914: Hugh Trevor-Roper, British historian (d. 2003).
  • 1914: Alberto Ullastres, Spanish politician (f. 2001).
  • 1918: Vicente de la Mata, Argentine soccer player (d. 1980).
  • 1918: João Baptista Figueiredo, Brazilian president (f. 1999).
  • 1918: Gamal Abdel Nasser, Egyptian president (d. 1970).
  • 1919: Maurice Herzog, French mountaineer, the first to ascend to a peak of more than 8000 m (Annapurna) in 1950.
  • 1919: George Cadle Price, Prime Minister of Belize.
  • 1919: Augusto Ferrando, Peruvian horse racing announcer and entertainer (f. 1999).
  • 1923: Lee Teng-hui, Taiwanese economist and politician, President of Taiwan between 1988 and 2000 (f. 2020).
  • 1924: Jean-Bertrand Pontalis, French philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer (d. 2013, same day).
  • 1925: Ignacio López Tarso, Mexican actor.
  • 1926: Maria Schell, Austrian actress (d. 2005).
  • 1927: Armando Morales, Nicaraguan painter (d. 2011).
  • 1929: Martin Luther King, American pastor, Afro-American civil rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1964 (d. 1968).
  • 1929: Faure Chomón, Cuban military and revolutionary (f. 2019).
  • 1933: Patricia Blair, American actress (f. 2013).
  • 1934: Leopoldo Flores, Mexican painter (d. 2016).
  • 1937: Margaret O’Brien, American actress.
  • 1937: Pepe Parada, Argentine actor, businessman and producer (d. 2003).
  • 1939: Pérez Celis, Argentine plastic artist (f. 2008).
  • 1940: Luis Racionero, Spanish writer.
  • 1941: Captain Beefheart, American rock musician and painter (d. 2010).
  • 1943: Margaret Beckett, British politician.
  • 1944: Francisco Anguita, Spanish geologist and volcanologist.
  • 1945: María Antonia Iglesias, Spanish journalist (d. 2014).
  • 1947: Martin Chalfie, American scientist, 2008 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry.
  • 1948: Alberto Cardín, Spanish activist and anthropologist (d. 1992).
  • 1949: Luis Alvarado, Puerto Rican baseball player (d. 2001).
  • 1950: Marius Trésor, French footballer.
  • 1951: Charo, guitarist and Spanish singer.
  • 1952: Skay Beilinson, Argentine guitarist and singer.
  • 1952: Boris Blank, Swiss musician.
  • 1953: Hugo Soto, Argentine actor and artist (d. 1994).
  • 1955: Alberto Fernández Blanco, Spanish cyclist (d. 1984).
  • 1955: José Montilla, Spanish politician.
  • 1956: María Zavala Valladares, Peruvian judge and politician.
  • 1957: Mario Van Peebles, American actor.
  • 1957: Tabaré Rivero, Uruguayan musician, actor, writer.
  • 1958: Luis Pescetti, Argentine writer, musician and singer-songwriter.
  • 1958: Boris Tadić, Serbian president.
  • 1959: Jordi Bertomeu, executive director of Euroleague Basketball.
  • 1959: Pete Trewavas, British bassist, of the band Marillion.
  • 1961: Javier Alatorre, Mexican journalist.
  • 1964: Saúl Hernández, composer, singer and Mexican musician, of the bands Caifanes and Jaguares.
  • 1965: Maurizio Fondriest, Italian cyclist.
  • 1965: Bernard Hopkins, American boxer.
  • 1965: Adam Jones, American musician, of the band Tool.
  • 1965: James Nesbitt, Northern Irish actor.
  • 1965: María San Gil, Spanish politician.
  • 1966: Virginia Innocenti, Argentine actress, author and singer.
  • 1968: Chad Lowe, American actor.
  • 1968: Iñaki Urdangarin, Spanish handball player.
  • 1969: Armando Alanís Pulido, Mexican poet.
  • 1970: Shane McMahon, American executive and professional wrestler.
  • 1971: Regina King, American actress.
  • 1973: Essam El-Hadary, Egyptian footballer.
  • 1973: Miguel Joven, Spanish child actor.
  • 1973: Tomáš Galásek, Czech footballer.
  • 1975: Yoly Domínguez, Venezuelan television actress.
  • 1975: Mary Pierce, French tennis player of Canadian origin.
  • 1976: Andreas Klier, German cyclist.
  • 1976: Virginia Tola, Argentine soprano.
  • 1978: Eddie Cahill, American actor.
  • 1978: Franco Pellizotti, Italian cyclist.
  • 1978: Pablo Amo, Spanish footballer.
  • 1979: Drew Brees, American football player.
  • 1979: Martin Petrov, Bulgarian footballer.
  • 1979: Antonio Núñez Tena, Spanish footballer.
  • 1980: Mariana Derderián, Venezuelan actress.
  • 1980: Lydia Rodríguez Fernández, Spanish singer-songwriter.
  • 1980: Matt Holliday, American baseball player.
  • 1980: David Muñoz, Spanish cook.
  • 1981: Pitbull (Armando Pérez Acosta), American singer, songwriter and music producer.
  • 1981: El Hadji Diouf, Senegalese footballer.
  • 1981: Alexis Weisheim, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1981: Manuel Carrasco, Spanish singer.
  • 1982: Armando Galarraga, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1983: Jermaine Pennant, British footballer.
  • 1983: Hugo Viana, Portuguese footballer.
  • 1985: René Adler, German footballer.
  • 1986: Cholponbek Esenkul Uulu, Kyrgyz footballer.
  • 1987: Kelly Kelly, American professional wrestler.
  • 1987: Michael Seater, Canadian actor.
  • 1988: Darwin Atapuma, Colombian cyclist.
  • 1988: Skrillex, American producer of electronic music, of the band From First to Last.
  • 1988: Ana María Polvorosa, Spanish actress.
  • 1989: Rednek, American producer of bass music.
  • 1989: Martin Dúbravka, Slovak footballer.
  • 1990: Chris Warren Jr., American actor.
  • 1991: Marc Bartra, Spanish footballer.
  • 1991: Kevin Malget, Luxembourg footballer.
  • 1992: Joël Veltman, Dutch footballer.
  • 1993: Ben Gibson, British footballer.
  • 1994: Monika Jagaciak, Polish model.
  • 1996: Romano Fenati, Italian motorcycle racer.
  • 1996: Dove Cameron, American actress and singer.
  • 1997: Valentina Zenere, Argentine actress and singer
  • 2004: Grace VanderWaal, American singer-songwriter.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

January 15 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 69: Servius Sulpicio Galba, Roman Emperor (b. 3 BC).
  • 570: Item of Killeedy, Irish nun and saint (b. 475).
  • 936: Raúl I, French King (b.890).
  • 1208: Pierre de Castelnau, French pontifical legate (b.?).
  • 1519: Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b.1475).
  • 1595: Murat III, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1546).
  • 1597: Juan de Herrera, Spanish architect, author of the plans for the Monastery of El Escorial (b. 1530).
  • 1568: Catherine Carey, English aristocrat, first daughter of Maria Bolena and William Carey (b. 1524).
  • 1623: Paolo Sarpi, Venetian writer and religious.
  • 1775: Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Italian composer (born 1700 or 1701).
  • 1781: Tomás Katari (40), Quechua leader (b. 1740).
  • 1788: Gaetano Latilla, Italian composer (b. 1711).
  • 1790: John Landen, English mathematician and theorist (b. 1719).
  • 1801: Matvei Platov, Russian military man (b. 1753).
  • 1804: Dru Drury, British entomologist (b. 1725).
  • 1835: Teresa Cabarrús, Spanish revolutionary (b. 1773).
  • 1855: Henri Braconnot, French chemist and pharmacist (b. 1780).
  • 1859: José María Raygada, Peruvian military and politician (b. 1795).
  • 1879: Daniel Delgado Paris, Colombian military and politician (b. 1838).
  • 1896: Mathew B. Brady, American photographer (b.1823).
  • 1909: Arnold Janssen, German Catholic religious, founder of the Congregation of the Divine Word (b. 1837).
  • 1909 – Ernest Reyer, French composer (b.1823)
  • 1911: Carolina Coronado, Spanish poet (b.1821).
  • 1916: Modest Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian playwright, opera librettist and translator (b. 1850).
  • 1919: Karl Liebknecht, German socialist leader (b.1871).
  • 1919: Rosa Luxemburg, German revolutionary (b. 1870).
  • 1919: Fidel Cano Gutiérrez, Colombian journalist (b. 1854).
  • 1926: Enrico Toselli, Italian composer (b.1883)
  • 1945 (approximate date): Richard Fall, Czech conductor and composer (b.1882).
  • 1947: Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b.1924).
  • 1948: Ralph Nelson Elliott, American economist (b.1871).
  • 1950 – Henry Hap Arnold, American general (b. 1886).
  • 1950: Petre Dumitrescu, Romanian military man (b. 1882).
  • 1955: Yves Tanguy, French surrealist painter (b.1900).
  • 1956: Bartolomé Pérez Casas, Spanish composer (b. 1873).
  • 1960: J. Scott Smart, American actor (b.1902).
  • 1964 – Jack Teagarden, American jazz trombonist and singer (b.1905).
  • 1970: Azucena Maizani, Argentine singer and tango singer (b.1902).
  • 1974: Ruth Berlau, actress and theater director, Danish (b.1906).
  • 1976: Higinio Ruvalcaba, Mexican violinist and composer (b. 1905).
  • 1983: Meyer Lansky, Jewish-American mobster (b.1902).
  • 1984: Fazıl Küçük, Cypriot politician (b.1906).
  • 1985: Salvador Cardona, Spanish cyclist (b.1901).
  • 1987: Ray Bolger, American actor, singer and dancer (b.1904).
  • 1988: Seán MacBride, Irish politician, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1974 (b.1904).
  • 1993: Sammy Cahn, American singer-songwriter (b.1913).
  • 1993: Pedro Masaveu Peterson, Spanish businessman and financier (b. 1939).
  • 1994: Georges Cziffra, Hungarian-French pianist (b.1921).
  • 1994: Harry Nilsson, American musician (b.1941).
  • 1996: Moshoeshoe II, Supreme Chief of Lesotho (b.1938).
  • 1998: Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian economist and politician (b. 1898).
  • 1998: Junior Wells, American musician (b.1934).
  • 2000: Arkan (Željko Ražnatović), Serbian paramilitary leader (b.1952).
  • 2003: Eduardo Alquinta, Chilean musician of the band Los Jaivas (b. 1945).
  • 2003: Luis Enrique Bracamontes, engineer and Mexican politician (b. 1923).
  • 2003: Jeanette Campbell, Argentine swimmer (b.1916).
  • 2003: Ernesto Foldats, Venezuelan-Latvian botanist, biologist, orchidologist (b.1925).
  • 2004: Valfar, Norwegian singer, of the band Windir (b. 1978).
  • 2005: Victoria de los Ángeles, Catalan soprano (b.1923).
  • 2006: Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti emir (b.1926).
  • 2007: Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former judge of the Iraqi revolutionary court (b.1945).
  • 2007: Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, former Iraqi intelligence chief, half-brother of Saddam Hussein (b.1951).
  • 2007: David Vanole, American footballer (b.1963).
  • 2007: Bo Yibo, Chinese politician (b.1908).
  • 2008: Brad Renfro, American actor (b.1982).
  • 2009: Lincoln Verduga Loor, Ecuadorian journalist and politician (b.1917).
  • 2010: José Juste, Spanish military (b.1918).
  • 2010: Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American biochemist and geneticist, Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine (b.1927).
  • 2011: Sun Axelsson, Swedish writer and journalist (b.1935).
  • 2011: Nat Lofthouse, British footballer (b.1925).
  • 2011: Susannah York, British actress (b.1939).
  • 2012: Manuel Fraga, politician, diplomat and Spanish professor of Law (b. 1922).
  • 2013: Juan José Catalán, Argentine lawyer and politician (b.1932).
  • 2013: Jean-Bertrand Pontalis, French philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer (b.1924, same day).
  • 2014: John Dobson, popularizer of amateur astronomy, inventor of the Dobson telescope (b.1915).
  • 2014: Roger Lloyd-Pack, British actor (b.1944).
  • 2017: Isidro Baldenegro, Mexican environmental leader (b. 1966).
  • 2018: Dolores O’Riordan, Irish singer of the group The Cranberries. (n.1971).
  • 2018: Mathilde Krim, American medical researcher, co-founder of the AIDS Research Foundation (b.1926).
  • 2018: Óscar Alberto Pérez, actor, policeman and Venezuelan dissident (b. 1981).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

January 15 – A Day as Today – Celebrations

  • Cuba: Cuban Science Day.
  • Nigeria: Day of Remembrance of the Armed Forces.
  • Mexico: Composer’s Day.
  • Venezuela: Teacher’s Day.
  • North Korea: Korean Alphabet Day.
  • United States: Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • Roman Empire: Second Day of Carmentalia, in honor of Carmenta.
  • India:
    • Sabarimala (Kerala state): Makaravilakku or “Mákara Sankranti”.
    • Jallikattu.
    • Tamil Nadu: Pongal (in 2007).
  • Malawi: John Chilembwe Day.
  • Guatemala: Day of the Black Christ of Esquipulas.
  • Peru: Festival of the Lost Child, in Huancavelica.
  • Chile: Melon with Wine Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

January 15 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Secundina of Anagni, virgin and martyr.
  • Saint John Calibita (5th century).
  • Saint Ita of Hibernia, 1 virgin and founder of the monastery of Clúain Creedla (570).
  • Saint Probus of Rieti, Bishop (c. 570).
  • Saint Maurus of Glanfeuil, abbot (6th / 7th century).
  • Saint Tarsicia de Rodez, virgin and martyr (6th / 7th century).
  • Saint Ablebert or Emebert of Hamme, Bishop of Cambrai (c. 645).
  • Saint Malard of Chartres, Bishop (c. 650).
  • Blessed Romedio de Val de Non, anchorite (c. 8th century).
  • Saint Bonito of Lyon, Bishop of the Arverni (c. 710).
  • Saint Arsenius of Armo, hermit (904).
  • Blessed Pedro de Castalnau, priest and martyr (1208).
  • Blessed Jacobo Limosnero (c. 13th century).
  • Blessed Angel de Gualdo Tadino, hermit (1325).
  • San Francisco Fernández de Capillas, priest of the Order of Preachers and martyr (1648).
  • Blessed Arnold Janssen, priest (1909).
  • Blessed Nicolas Gross, martyr (1945).

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

Capricorn Predictions
Capricorn Predictions

January 15 – A Day as Today – Zodiac sign

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The Last Ephemeris of the Week:

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May 17 – A Day as Today
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May 16 – A Day as Today
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May 15 – A Day as Today
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May 14 – A Day as Today
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