October 20, 2014
Today is 293rd day of the year
73 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1632 - "Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls)"
  • 1822 - "Thomas Hughes, English author who wrote 'Tom Browns Schooldays'"
  • 1884 - "Bela Lugosi, Hungarian born actor, star of many 'Horror' films"
  • 1934 - "Tomothy West, Actor and director"
  • 1940 - "Kathy Kirby, Pop singer of the 60's"
  • 1949 - "Eddie Macken, Irish international show jumper"
  • 1961 - "Ian Rush, Welsh footballer and Liverpool player"
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events today

  • 1714 - The coronation took place of King George I
  • 1822 - The 'Sunday Times' was first published
  • 1842 - "Grace Darling, the lighthouse keepers daughter, famous for her daring rescue of passengers from a wrecked steamship, died of consumption"
  • 1964 - "Former President of America Herbert Hoover died, aged 90"
  • 1987 - "Hundreds of homes and roads were flooded,when torrential rain struck London and the south east"
  • 1988 - "Sheila Scott,the first european woman to have flown solo around the world,died"
  • 1989 - "Sir Anthony Quayle died aged 76, Star of many stage and screen productions,including 'Lawrence of Arabia'"
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