On This Day in History

Today in History for Thursday 27th November 2014

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

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 165

1095 - Pope Urban II preaches 1st Crusade
1295 - English King Edward I calls what later became known as "The Model Parliament" extending the authorities of its representatives
1895 - Alfred Nobel's will establishes Nobel Prizes
1943 - Conference of Teheran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin)
1965 - 1st French satellite launched; France becomes 3rd nation in space

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 238

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 4 of 4

1971 - MLB center fielder Willie Mays (40) weds Mae Louise Allen in Mexico City
1980 - British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48)
1993 - Actress Teri Garr (44) weds building contractor John O'Neil (42) at the Twin Dolphins Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
2010 - US Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell (25) weds Melanie Juneau in Texas

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 2 of 2

2006 - "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) divorces singer Kid Rock (36) due to irreconcilable differences only 4 months after getting married
2006 - Actress Selma Blair (34) divorces actor-rocker Ahmet Zappa (32) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 105

Tomorrow's Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 225


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