On This Day in History

Today in History for Saturday 22nd November 2014

Our today in history archives contain 200,000 events, birthdays, weddings, divorces and deaths.

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 171

1906 - International Radio Telecommunications Com adopts "SOS" as new call for help
1926 - Imperial Conference ends, giving autonomy inside British Commonwealth
1963 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas
1969 - Isolation of single gene announced by scientists at Harvard University
2005 - Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 236

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 6

1965 - Bob Dylan weds Sara Lowndes
1997 - "The Lord of The Rings" actor Sean Bean (38) weds actress Abigail Cruttenden (29)
1998 - "Titanic" actress Kate Winslet (23) weds assistant film director Jim Threapleton (25) at All Saints Church in Reading, England
2003 - Actress Carmen Electra (31) weds rocker Dave Navarro (36) at the St. Regis Hotel in Los Angeles, California
2003 - Singer Wynonna Judd (39) weds D. R. Roach (39) in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

2011 - Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (27) divorces rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two and a half year of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 4 of 140

Tomorrow's Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 240


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