On This Day in History

Today in History for Tuesday 30th September 2014

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

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 219

1520 - Suleiman I (the Magnificent) succeeds his father Selam I as Sultan of Turkey (rules till 1566)
1846 - Anesthetic ether used for 1st time by American dentist Dr William Morton who extracts a tooth
1938 - Treaty of Munich signed by Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Daladier and Chamberlain, forces Czechoslovakia to give territory to Germany
1946 - 22 Nazi leaders found guilty of war crimes at Nuremberg
1949 - Berlin Airlift ends after 277,000 flights

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 213

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 10

1939 - Nobel Prize-winning author William Golding (28) weds analytic chemist Ann Brookfield
1968 - Jazz musician Miles Davis (42) weds singer Betty Mabry (23)
1977 - "Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom" author John Updike (45) weds Martha Bernhard
1978 - Actress Meryl Streep (29) weds sculptor Don Gummer (31) in Mason's Island, Connecticut
1989 - NBA legend Larry Bird (32) weds long-time girlfriend Dinah Mattingly in Terre Haute, Indiana

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 2 of 2

1938 - Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (37) divorces pianist Lil Armstrong (40) after more than 14 years of marriage
2010 - "CSI: Miami" actor Eddie Cibrian (36) divorces actress Brandi Glanville (37) due to irreconcilable differences after eight years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 101

Tomorrow's Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 241


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