On This Day in History

Today in History for Friday 19th September 2014

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

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 159

1356 - English forces under The Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during the Hundred Years War
1870 - Siege of Paris by Prussian Forces begins (lasts until January 28 1871)
1893 - New Zealand is first country to grant all women the right to vote
1985 - 12,000 die & 40,000 injured in Mexico's earthquake (8.1)
1986 - Fed health officials announce AZT will be available to AIDS patients

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 221

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 6

1945 - Actress Shirley Temple (17) weds actor John Agar (24) in an Episcopal ceremony at Wilshire Methodist Church
1964 - Author Peter Benchley (24) weds Winifred B. Wesson
1998 - "Full House" actor John Stamos (35) weds supermodel Rebecca Romijn (25) at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California
1999 - Chinese martial artist Jet Li (36) weds actress Nina Li Chi (37) in Los Angeles
2008 - NBC's The Biggest Loser contestant Matt Hoover (30) weds Suzy Preston (30) at the Grand Lido Negril resort in Jamaica

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

1972 - Actor Phil Hartman (23) divorces Gretchen Lewis after 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 107

Tomorrow's Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 206


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