On This Day in History

Today in History for Tuesday 16th September 2014

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

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 198

1795 - British capture Capetown South Africa
1810 - Mexico issues Grito de Dolores, which called for the end of Spanish rule Mexican Independence Day celebrates this event
1848 - Slavery abolished in all French territories
1906 - Roald Amundsen discovers Magnetic South Pole
1978 - 25,000 die in 7.7 earthquake in Tabar Iran

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 247

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 11

1862 - Liliuokalani, queen of Hawaii (1891-93) marries John Owen Dominis
1967 - Comedic actor Bob Denver (32) weds second wife Jean Webber
1989 - Singer Natalie Cole marries record producer Andre Fisher
1989 - Tennis player Ivan Lendl (29) weds Samantha Frankel in Greenwich, Connecticut
1990 - 101 year old Sam Ackerman weds 95 year old Eva in New Rochelle NY

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 91

Tomorrow's Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 274


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