On This Day in History

Today in History for Sunday 26th October 2014

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

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 179

1795 - Pinckney's Treaty between Spain & US is signed, establishing southern boundary of US & giving Americans right to send goods down Mississippi
1861 - Pony Express ends
1863 - Worldwide Red Cross organized in Geneva
1863 - Football Association forms in England, standardizing soccer, splitting with rugby
1977 - The last natural case of smallpox was discovered in Merca district, Somalia. The WHO and the CDC consider this date the anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccination.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 210

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 6

1789 - Lexicographer Noah Webster (31) weds Rebecca Greenleaf
1953 - Tennis champion Tony Trabert (23) weds beauty queen Shauna Wood at the Salt Lake Country Club in Salt Lake City, Utah
1963 - Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (30) weds director-producer William Asher (42) in El Paso, Texas
2002 - American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (22) weds singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (28) at Riverbend Church in Austin, Texas
2008 - World's fattest man Manuel Uribe (43) weds Claudia Solis (38) in Monterrey, Mexico

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 117

Tomorrow's Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 199


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