October 23, 2014
Today is 296th day of the year
70 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1844 - "Robert Bridges, English Poet Laureate from 1913"
  • 1900 - "Douglas Jardine, Former English cricket captain"
  • 1925 - "Johnny Carson, Popular American 'chat show' host"
  • 1931 - "Diana Dors, Actress remembered for her 'sex symbol' roles"
  • 1940 - "Pele, Real name Edson Arantes Do Nascimento"
  • 1942 - "Anita Roddick, English founder of 'Bodyshop'"
  • 1952 - "Steven Tandy, Australian actor; 'The Sullivans'"
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events today

  • 1915 - W.G Grace the legendary English cricketer died
  • 1922 - "Andrew Bonar Law became prime minister, holding the office for only seven months,the shortest term of office as P.M."
  • 1939 - "Zane Grey, the American 'western' writer, died"
  • 1941 - The premiere of Walt Disneys 'Dumbo'took place
  • 1966 - "John Surtees, the British racing driver, won the Mexican Grand Prix"
  • 1972 - 'Access' credit cards came into use in Britain
  • 1983 - Two million people marched in Western European capital cities demonstrating against the deployment of 'Cruise' and 'Pershing' missiles
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