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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”
  • 1931: Al Capone, an American gangster, is sentenced to 11 years in prison for evading taxes.
  • 1933: The German Jewish scientist Albert Einstein escapes Nazi Germany and arrives in the United States, where he will live the rest of his life as a refugee.
  • 1956: Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer play the famous chess game called “Game of the Century.”
  • 1973: OPEC begins the embargo against countries that assist Israel in its war with Syria.
  • 1979: Mother Teresa of Calcutta receives the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 1981: Brazilian Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet wins his first world title.
  • 1989: In the United States an earthquake (7.1 on the Richter scale) causes 300 deaths in San Francisco.
  • 1992: The UN establishes the “International Day for the Eradication of Poverty”.
  • 1996: In Nicaragua, Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo, Archbishop of Managua, tells during a mass in the Cathedral of Managua the parable of the viper that will influence the defeat of the FSLN candidate Daniel Ortega before the candidate of the Liberal Alliance Arnoldo Alemán in the elections that would take place 3 days later.
  • 2003: Due to the Bolivian conflict over the export of natural gas, President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada resigns from his post and leaves the country.
  • 2004: Valentino Rossi wins the MotoGP World Championship and Dani Pedrosa becomes the youngest rider in the 250cc world champion.
Who was Born “A Day as Today”?
  • 1920: Montgomery Clift, American actor.
  • 1923: Barney Kessel, American guitarist and composer.
  • 1931: Juan José Hernández, Argentine writer.
  • 1931: Gerd Seifert, German horn player.
  • 1932: Alfredo Carlino, Argentine boxer and writer.
  • 1933: William Anders, American general and astronaut.
  • 1934: Alan Garner, British writer.
  • 1934: Johnny Haynes, British footballer.
  • 1940: Stephen Kovacevich, American pianist and conductor.
  • 1948: Margot Kidder, Canadian actress.
  • 1958: Craig Murray, British diplomat.
  • 1960: Rob Marshall, American filmmaker.
  • 1962: Jay Humphries, American basketball player.
  • 1962: Mike Judge, producer, entertainer and American actor of Ecuadorian origin.
  • 1968: Ziggy Marley, Jamaican reggae musician.
  • 1969: Ernie Els, South African golfer.
  • 1969: Wyclef Jean, Haitian rapper and composer, of the band Fugees.
  • 1969: Wood Harris, American actor.
  • 1971: Chris Kirkpatrick, American singer, of the band N ’Sync.
  • 1972: Eminem, rapper and American film actor.
  • 1976: Brooke Richards, American model.
  • 1977: Marko Antonio Cortés Mendoza, Mexican politician.
  • 1979: Kimi Räikkönen, Finnish motor racing driver.
  • 1983: Felicity Jones, British actress.
  • 1984: Chris Lowell, American actor.
  • 1985: Max Irons, British actor.
Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?
  • 1941: Friedrich Marx, German philologist.
  • 1947: John Halliday, American actor.
  • 1966: Sidney Hatch, American athlete
  • 1981: Albert Cohen, Swiss writer.
  • 1984: Georges Thill, French tenor.
  • 1989: Mark Krein, Soviet mathematician.
  • 1994: George Barrows, American actor.
  • 1996: Berthold Goldschmidt, German composer.
  • 2001: Micheline Ostermeyer, French athlete and pianist.
  • 2002: Derek Bell, Irish pianist and composer, of the band The Chieftains.
  • 2004: Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer.
  • 2005: Julián Alfaro, Argentine racing driver.
  • 2007: Joey Bishop, American artist and humorist.
  • 2007: Teresa Brewer, American singer.
  • 2008: Andrew Gleason, American mathematician.
  • 2012: Frank Cross, American professor.
  • 2019: Alicia Alonso, Cuban dancer.
What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?
  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
  • International Day Against Pain.
What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

Libra – See the Daily Horoscope

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