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- 180 – Twelve inhabitants of Scillium (near Kasserine, modern-day Tunisia) in North Africa are executed for being Christians. This is the earliest record of Christianity in that part of the world.
- 1048 – Damasus II is elected pope.
- 1203 – The Fourth Crusade captures Constantinople by assault. The Byzantine emperor Alexios III Angelos flees from his capital into exile.
- 1402 – Zhu Di, better known by his era name as the Yongle Emperor, assumes the throne over the Ming dynasty of China.
- 1429 – Hundred Years' War: Charles VII of France is crowned the King of France in the Reims Cathedral after a successful campaign by Joan of Arc
- 1453 – Battle of Castillon: The last battle of Hundred Years' War, the French under Jean Bureau defeat the English under the Earl of Shrewsbury, who is killed in the battle in Gascony.
- 1717 – King George I of Great Britain sails down the River Thames with a barge of 50 musicians, where George Frideric Handel's Water Music is premiered.
- 1762 – Catherine II becomes tsar of Russia upon the murder of Peter III of Russia.
- 1771 – Bloody Falls massacre: Chipewyan chief Matonabbee, traveling as the guide to Samuel Hearne on his Arctic overland journey, massacres a group of unsuspecting Inuit.
- 1791 – Members of the French National Guard under the command of General Lafayette open fire on a crowd of radical Jacobins at the Champ de Mars, Paris, during the French Revolution, killing scores of people.
- 1794 – The 16 Carmelite Martyrs of Compiègne are executed ten days prior to the end of the French Revolution's Reign of Terror.
- 1867 – Harvard School of Dental Medicine is established in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the first dental school in the U.S. that is affiliated with a university.
- 1899 – NEC Corporation is organized as the first Japanese joint venture with foreign capital.
- 1902 – Willis Carrier creates the first air conditioner in Buffalo, New York.
- 1917 – King George V issues a Proclamation stating that the male line descendants of the British Royal Family will bear the surname Windsor.
- 1918 – Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his immediate family and retainers are executed by Bolshevik Chekists at the Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
- 1918 – The RMS Carpathia, the ship that rescued the 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic, is sunk off Ireland by the German SM U-55; five lives are lost.
- 1932 – Altona Bloody Sunday: A riot between the Nazi Party paramilitary forces, the SS and SA, and the German Communist Party ensues.
- 1936 – Spanish Civil War: An Armed Forces rebellion against the recently elected leftist Popular Front government of Spain starts the civil war.
- 1938 – Douglas Corrigan takes off from Brooklyn to fly the "wrong way" to Ireland and becomes known as "Wrong Way" Corrigan.
- 1944 – Port Chicago disaster: Near the San Francisco Bay, two ships laden with ammunition for the war explode in Port Chicago, California, killing 320.
- 1944 – World War II: At Sainte-Foy-de-Montgommery. in Normandy Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was strafed by allied aircraft while returning to his headquarters.
- 1945 – World War II: The main three leaders of the Allied nations, Winston Churchill, Harry S. Truman and Joseph Stalin, meet in the German city of Potsdam to decide the future of a defeated Germany.
- 1953 – The largest number of United States midshipman casualties in a single event results from an aircraft crash in Florida, killing 44.
- 1955 – Disneyland is dedicated and opened by Walt Disney in Anaheim, California.
- 1962 – Nuclear weapons testing: The "Small Boy" test shot Little Feller I becomes the last atmospheric test detonation at the Nevada National Security Site.
- 1968 – Abdul Rahman Arif is overthrown and the Ba'ath Party is installed as the governing power in Iraq with Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr as the new Iraqi President.
- 1973 – King Mohammed Zahir Shah of Afghanistan, while having surgery in Italy, is deposed by his cousin Mohammed Daoud Khan.
- 1975 – Apollo–Soyuz Test Project: An American Apollo and a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft dock with each other in orbit marking the first such link-up between spacecraft from the two nations.
- 1976 – East Timor is annexed, and becomes the 27th province of Indonesia.
- 1976 – The opening of the Summer Olympics in Montreal is marred by 25 African teams boycotting the games because of New Zealand's participation. Contrary to rulings by other international sports organizations, the IOC had declined to exclude New Zealand because of their participation in South African sporting events during apartheid.
- 1979 – Nicaraguan dictator General Anastasio Somoza Debayle resigns and flees to Miami, Florida, United States.
- 1981 – A structural failure leads to the collapse of a walkway at the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City, Missouri, killing 114 people and injuring more than 200.
- 1984 – The national drinking age in the United States was changed from 18 to 21.
- 1985 – Founding of the EUREKA Network by former head of states François Mitterrand (France) and Helmut Kohl (Germany).
- 1989 – First flight of the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber.
- 1989 – Holy See–Poland relations are restored.
- 1996 – TWA Flight 800: Off the coast of Long Island, New York, a Paris-bound TWA Boeing 747 explodes, killing all 230 on board.
- 1998 – The 7.0 Mw Papua New Guinea earthquake triggers a tsunami that destroys ten villages in Papua New Guinea, killing up to 2,700 people, and leaving several thousand injured.
- 1998 – A diplomatic conference adopts the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, establishing a permanent international court to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
- 2001 – Concorde is brought back into service nearly a year after the July 2000 crash.
- 2006 – The 7.7 Mw Pangandaran tsunami earthquake severely affects the Indonesian island of Java, killing 668 people, and leaving more than 9,000 injured.
- 2007 – TAM Airlines Flight 3054, an Airbus A320, crashes into a warehouse after landing too fast and missing the end of the São Paulo–Congonhas Airport runway, killing 199 people.
- 2014 – Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a Boeing 777, crashes near the border of Ukraine and Russia after being shot down. All 298 people on board are killed.
- 2014 – A French regional train on the Pau-Bayonne line crashes into a high-speed train near the town of Denguin, resulting in at least 25 injuries.
- 2015 – At least 120 people are killed and 130 injured by a suicide bombing in Diyala Province, Iraq.
- 1476 – Adrian Fortescue, English Roman Catholic martyr (d. 1539)
- 1487 – Ismail I of Iran (d. 1524)
- 1499 – Maria Salviati, Italian noblewoman (d. 1543)
- 1531 – Antoine de Créqui Canaples, Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 1574)
- 1674 – Isaac Watts, English hymnwriter and theologian (d. 1748)
- 1695 – Christian Karl Reinhard of Leiningen-Dachsburg-Falkenburg-Heidesheim (d. 1766)
- 1698 – Pierre Louis Maupertuis, French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1759)
- 1708 – Frederick Christian, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (d. 1769)
- 1714 – Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, German philosopher and academic (d. 1762)
- 1744 – Elbridge Gerry, American merchant and politician, 5th Vice President of the United States (d. 1814)
- 1763 – John Jacob Astor, German-American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1848)
- 1774 – John Wilbur, American minister and theologian (d. 1856)
- 1797 – Paul Delaroche, French painter and academic (d. 1856)
- 1823 – Leander Clark, American businessman, judge, and politician (d. 1910)
- 1831 – Xianfeng Emperor of China (d. 1861)
- 1837 – Joseph-Alfred Mousseau, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician, 7th Secretary of State for Canada (d. 1886)
- 1839 – Ephraim Shay, American engineer, invented the Shay locomotive (d. 1916)
- 1853 – Alexius Meinong, Ukrainian-Austrian philosopher and academic (d. 1920)
- 1868 – Henri Nathansen, Danish director and playwright (d. 1944)
- 1870 – Charles Davidson Dunbar, Scottish soldier and bagpipe player (d. 1939)
- 1871 – Lyonel Feininger, German-American painter and illustrator (d. 1956)
- 1879 – Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 1960)
- 1882 – James Somerville, English admiral and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Somerset (d. 1949)
- 1888 – Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Ukrainian-Israeli novelist, short story writer and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
- 1889 – Erle Stanley Gardner, American lawyer and author (d. 1970)
- 1894 – Georges Lemaître, Belgian priest, astronomer, and cosmologist (d. 1966)
- 1896 – Rupert Atkinson, English RAF officer (d. 1919)
- 1898 – Berenice Abbott, American photographer (d. 1991)
- 1898 – Osmond Borradaile, Canadian soldier and cinematographer (d. 1999)
- 1899 – James Cagney, American actor and dancer (d. 1986)
- 1900 – Marcel Dalio, French actor (d. 1983)
- 1901 – Luigi Chinetti, Italian-American race car driver (d. 1994)
- 1901 – Bruno Jasieński, Polish poet and author (d. 1938)
- 1901 – Patrick Smith, Irish farmer and politician, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (d. 1982)
- 1902 – Christina Stead, Australian author and academic (d. 1983)
- 1905 – William Gargan, American actor (d. 1979)
- 1910 – James Coyne, Canadian lawyer and banker, 2nd Governor of the Bank of Canada (d. 2012)
- 1910 – Frank Olson, American chemist and microbiologist (d. 1953)
- 1911 – Lionel Ferbos, American trumpet player (d. 2014)
- 1911 – Heinz Lehmann, German-Canadian psychiatrist and academic (d. 1999)
- 1912 – Erwin Bauer, German race car driver (d. 1958)
- 1912 – Art Linkletter, Canadian-American radio and television host (d. 2010)
- 1913 – Bertrand Goldberg, American architect, designed the Marina City Building (d. 1997)
- 1914 – Eleanor Steber, American soprano and educator (d. 1990)
- 1915 – Bijon Bhattacharya, Indian actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1978)
- 1915 – Arthur Rothstein, American photographer and educator (b. 1985)
- 1917 – Lou Boudreau, American baseball player and manager (d. 2001)
- 1917 – Phyllis Diller, American actress, comedian, and voice artist (d. 2012)
- 1917 – Kenan Evren, Turkish general and politician, 7th President of Turkey (d. 2015)
- 1917 – Christiane Rochefort, French author (d. 1998)
- 1918 – Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio, Guatemalan soldier and politician, President of Guatemala (d. 2003)
- 1918 – Red Sovine, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1980)
- 1920 – Gordon Gould, American physicist and academic, invented the laser (d. 2005)
- 1920 – Juan Antonio Samaranch, Spanish businessman, 7th President of the International Olympic Committee (d. 2010)
- 1921 – George Barnes, American guitarist, producer, and songwriter (d. 1977)
- 1921 – Louis Lachenal, French mountaineer (d. 1955)
- 1921 – Mary Osborne, American guitarist (d. 1992)
- 1921 – Toni Stone, American baseball player (d. 1996)
- 1921 – František Zvarík, Slovak actor (d. 2008)
- 1923 – Jeanne Block, American psychologist (d. 1981)
- 1923 – John Cooper, English car designer, co-founded the Cooper Car Company (d. 2000)
- 1924 – Garde Gardom, Canadian lawyer and politician, 26th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (d. 2013)
- 1925 – Jimmy Scott, American singer and actor (d. 2014)
- 1925 – Mohammad Hasan Sharq, Afghan politician
- 1926 – Édouard Carpentier, French-Canadian wrestler (d. 2010)
- 1926 – Willis Carto, American activist and theorist (d. 2015)
- 1928 – Vince Guaraldi, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1976)
- 1929 – Sergei K. Godunov, Russian mathematician and academic
- 1932 – Quino, Spanish-Argentinian cartoonist
- 1932 – Niccolò Castiglioni, Italian composer (d. 1996)
- 1932 – Johnny Kerr, American basketball player and coach (d. 2009)
- 1932 – Wojciech Kilar, Polish pianist and composer (d. 2013)
- 1932 – Karla Kuskin, American author and illustrator (d. 2009)
- 1932 – Hal Riney, American businessman, founded Publicis & Hal Riney (d. 2008)
- 1933 – Keiko Awaji, Japanese actress (d. 2014)
- 1933 – Karmenu Mifsud Bonnici, Maltese politician, 9th Prime Minister of Malta
- 1933 – Tony Pithey, Zimbabwean-South African cricketer (d. 2006)
- 1934 – Lucio Tan, Chinese-Filipino billionaire businessman and educator
- 1935 – Diahann Carroll, American actress and singer
- 1935 – Peter Schickele, American composer and educator
- 1935 – Donald Sutherland, Canadian actor and producer
- 1938 – Hermann Huppen, Belgian author and illustrator
- 1939 – Andrée Champagne, Canadian actress and politician
- 1939 – Spencer Davis, Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1939 – Ali Khamenei, Iranian cleric and politician, 2nd Supreme Leader of Iran
- 1940 – Tim Brooke-Taylor, English actor and screenwriter
- 1941 – Daryle Lamonica, American football player
- 1941 – Bob Taylor, English cricketer
- 1941 – Achim Warmbold, German race car driver and manager
- 1942 – Don Kessinger, American baseball player and manager
- 1942 – Gale Garnett, New Zealand–born Canadian singer
- 1942 – Connie Hawkins, American basketball player
- 1942 – Zoot Money, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
- 1943 – LaVyrle Spencer, American author and educator
- 1944 – Mark Burgess, New Zealand cricketer and footballer
- 1944 – Catherine Schell, Hungarian-English actress
- 1944 – Carlos Alberto Torres, Brazilian footballer and manager (d. 2016)
- 1945 – Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia
- 1945 – John Patten, Baron Patten, English politician, Secretary of State for Education
- 1946 – Chris Crutcher, American novelist and short story writer
- 1947 – Joyce Anelay, Baroness Anelay of St John's, English educator and politician
- 1947 – Robert Begerau, German footballer and manager
- 1947 – Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
- 1947 – Wolfgang Flür, German musician (Kraftwerk)
- 1947 – Mick Tucker, English rock drummer (Sweet) (d. 2002)
- 1948 – Ron Asheton, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2009)
- 1948 – Luc Bondy, Swiss director and producer (d. 2015)
- 1949 – Geezer Butler, English bass player and songwriter
- 1949 – Charley Steiner, American journalist and sportscaster
- 1950 – Phoebe Snow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)
- 1950 – Tengku Sulaiman Shah, Malaysian corporate figure
- 1951 – Lucie Arnaz, American actress and singer
- 1951 – Mark Bowden, American journalist and author
- 1951 – Andrew Robathan, English soldier and politician, Minister of State for the Armed Forces
- 1952 – David Hasselhoff, American actor, singer, and producer
- 1952 – Nicolette Larson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1997)
- 1952 – Thé Lau, Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2015)
- 1952 – Robert R. McCammon, American author
- 1954 – António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal
- 1954 – Angela Merkel, German chemist and politician, 8th Chancellor of Germany
- 1954 – Edward Natapei, Vanuatuan politician, 6th Prime Minister of Vanuatu (d. 2015)
- 1954 – J. Michael Straczynski, American author, screenwriter, and producer
- 1955 – Sylvie Léonard, Canadian actress and screenwriter
- 1955 – Paul Stamets, American mycologist and author
- 1956 – Julie Bishop, Australian lawyer and politician, 38th Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs
- 1956 – Bryan Trottier, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach
- 1957 – Bruce Crump, American drummer and songwriter (d. 2015)
- 1957 – Wendy Freedman, Canadian-American cosmologist and astronomer
- 1958 – Wong Kar-wai, Chinese director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1958 – Suzanne Moore, English journalist
- 1958 – Thérèse Rein, Australian businesswoman, founded Ingeus
- 1959 – Pola Uddin, Baroness Uddin, Bangladeshi-English politician
- 1960 – Kim Barnett, English cricketer and coach
- 1960 – Mark Burnett, English-American screenwriter and producer
- 1960 – Nancy Giles, American journalist and actress
- 1960 – Robin Shou, Hong Kong martial artist and actor
- 1960 – Dawn Upshaw, American soprano
- 1960 – Jan Wouters, Dutch footballer and manager
- 1961 – Jeremy Hardy, English comedian and actor
- 1963 – Regina Belle, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
- 1963 – Letsie III of Lesotho
- 1963 – Matti Nykänen, Finnish ski jumper and singer
- 1965 – Craig Morgan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1965 – Alex Winter, English-American actor, film director and screenwriter
- 1966 – Lou Barlow, American guitarist and songwriter
- 1966 – Sten Tolgfors, Swedish lawyer and politician, 30th Swedish Minister of Defence
- 1969 – Scott Johnson, American cartoonist
- 1969 – Jaan Kirsipuu, Estonian cyclist
- 1971 – Calbert Cheaney, American basketball player and coach
- 1971 – Cory Doctorow, Canadian author and activist
- 1971 – Nico Mattan, Belgian cyclist
- 1972 – Elizabeth Cook, American singer and guitarist
- 1972 – Donny Marshall, American basketball player and sportscaster
- 1972 – Jason Rullo, American drummer
- 1972 – Jaap Stam, Dutch footballer and manager
- 1972 – Eric Williams, American basketball player
- 1973 – Eric Moulds, American football player
- 1974 – Claudio López, Argentine footballer
- 1975 – Andre Adams, New Zealand cricketer
- 1975 – Elena Anaya, Spanish actress
- 1975 – Darude, Finnish DJ and producer
- 1975 – Harlette, Australian-English fashion designer
- 1975 – Loretta Harrop, Australian triathlete
- 1976 – Luke Bryan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1976 – Gino D'Acampo, Italian chef and author
- 1976 – Dagmara Domińczyk, Polish-American actress
- 1976 – Marcos Senna, Brazilian-Spanish footballer
- 1976 – Anders Svensson, Swedish footballer and sportscaster
- 1977 – Andrew Downton, Australian cricketer
- 1977 – Leif Hoste, Belgian cyclist
- 1977 – Marc Savard, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1978 – Ricardo Arona, Brazilian mixed martial artist
- 1978 – Panda Bear, American musician and songwriter
- 1978 – Jason Jennings, American baseball player
- 1979 – Mike Vogel, American actor
- 1980 – Javier Camuñas, Spanish footballer
- 1980 – Ryan Miller, American ice hockey player
- 1981 – Hely Ollarves, Venezuelan runner
- 1982 – Omari Banks, Anguillan cricketer
- 1982 – Natasha Hamilton, English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
- 1983 – Ryan Guettler, Australian motocross racer
- 1983 – Adam Lind, American baseball player
- 1985 – Loui Eriksson, Swedish ice hockey player
- 1985 – Tom Fletcher, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1985 – Neil McGregor, Scottish footballer
- 1986 – DeAngelo Smith, American football player
- 1986 – Lacey Von Erich, American wrestler
- 1987 – Darius Boyd, Australian rugby league player
- 1987 – Jan Charouz, Czech race car driver
- 1987 – Jeremih, American singer, songwriter, and record producer
- 1994 – Benjamin Mendy, French footballer
- 1994 – Kali Uchis, American singer-songwriter
- 521 – Magnus Felix Ennodius, Gallo-Roman bishop
- 855 – Leo IV, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 790)
- 924 – Edward the Elder, English king (b. 877)
- 952 – Wu Hanyue, Chinese noblewoman (b. 913)
- 961 – Du, empress dowager of the Song Dynasty
- 1070 – Baldwin VI, count of Flanders (b. 1030)
- 1085 – Robert Guiscard, Norman adventurer
- 1119 – Baldwin VII, count of Flanders (b. 1093)
- 1210 – Sverker II, king of Sweden (b. 1210)
- 1304 – Edmund Mortimer, 2nd Baron Mortimer (b. 1251)
- 1399 – Jadwiga, queen of Poland (b. 1374)
- 1453 – Dmitry Shemyaka, Grand Prince of Moscow
- 1453 – John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English commander and politician (b. 1387)
- 1531 – Hosokawa Takakuni, Japanese commander (b. 1484)
- 1571 – Georg Fabricius, German poet and historian (b. 1516)
- 1588 – Mimar Sinan, Ottoman architect and engineer, designed the Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque and Süleymaniye Mosque (b. 1489)
- 1603 – Mózes Székely, Hungarian noble (b. 1553)
- 1645 – Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, English-Scottish politician, Lord Chamberlain of the United Kingdom (b. 1587)
- 1704 – Pierre-Charles Le Sueur, French fur trader and explorer (b. 1657)
- 1709 – Robert Bolling, English planter and merchant (b. 1646)
- 1762 – Peter III of Russia (b. 1728)
- 1790 – Adam Smith, Scottish economist and philosopher (b. 1723)
- 1791 – Martin Dobrizhoffer, Austrian missionary and author (b. 1717)
- 1793 – Charlotte Corday, French murderer (b. 1768)
- 1794 – John Roebuck, English chemist and businessman (b. 1718)
- 1845 – Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1764)
- 1871 – Carl Tausig, Polish virtuoso pianist, arranger and composer (b. 1841)
- 1878 – Aleardo Aleardi, Italian poet and politician (b. 1812)
- 1879 – Maurycy Gottlieb, Ukrainian-Polish painter (b. 1856)
- 1881 – Jim Bridger, American scout and explorer (b. 1804)
- 1883 – Tự Đức, Vietnamese emperor (b. 1829)
- 1885 – Jean-Charles Chapais, Canadian farmer and politician, 1st Canadian Minister of Agriculture (b. 1811)
- 1887 – Dorothea Dix, American nurse and activist (b. 1802)
- 1893 – Frederick A. Johnson, American banker and politician (b. 1833)
- 1894 – Leconte de Lisle, French poet and translator (b. 1818)
- 1894 – Josef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist and biologist (b. 1810)
- 1900 – Thomas McIlwraith, Scottish-Australian politician, 8th Premier of Queensland (b. 1835)
- 1907 – Hector Malot, French author and critic (b. 1830)
- 1912 – Henri Poincaré, French mathematician, physicist, and engineer (b. 1854)
1918 – Victims of the Shooting of the Romanov family
- Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (b. 1901)
- Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (b. 1899)
- Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (b. 1895)
- Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (b. 1897)
- Alexandra Fyodorovna of Russia (b. 1872)
- Aleksei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (b. 1904)
- Nikolai II of Russia (b. 1868)
- Anna Demidova (b. 1878)
- Ivan Kharitonov (b. 1872)
- Alexei Trupp (b. 1858)
- Yevgeny Botkin (b. 1865)
- 1922 – Robert Philp, Scottish-Australian politician, 15th Premier of Queensland (b. 1851)
- 1925 – Lovis Corinth, German painter (b. 1858)
- 1928 – Giovanni Giolitti, Italian politician, 13th Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1842)
- 1928 – Álvaro Obregón, Mexican general and politician, 39th President of Mexico (b. 1880)
- 1932 – Rasmus Rasmussen, Norwegian actor, singer, and director (b. 1862)
- 1935 – George William Russell, Irish poet and painter (b. 1867)
- 1944 – William James Sidis, American mathematician and anthropologist (b. 1898)
- 1945 – Ernst Busch, German field marshal (b. 1885)
- 1946 - Florence Fuller, South African-born Australian artist (b. 1867)
- 1946 – Draža Mihailović, Serbian general (b. 1893)
- 1950 – Evangeline Booth, English 4th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1865)
- 1950 – Antonie Nedošinská, Czech actress (b. 1885)
- 1959 – Billie Holiday, American singer (b. 1915)
- 1959 – Eugene Meyer, American businessman and publisher (b. 1875)
- 1961 – Ty Cobb, American baseball player and manager (b. 1886)
- 1961 – Emin Halid Onat, Turkish architect and academic (b. 1908)
- 1967 – John Coltrane, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1926)
- 1974 – Dizzy Dean, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1910)
- 1975 – Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Georgian author (b. 1893)
- 1980 – Don "Red" Barry, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1912)
- 1980 – Boris Delaunay, Russian mathematician and academic (b. 1890)
- 1988 – Bruiser Brody, American football player and wrestler (b. 1946)
- 1989 – Itubwa Amram, Nauruan pastor and politician (b. 1922)
- 1991 – John Patrick Spiegel, American psychiatrist and academic (b. 1911)
- 1994 – Jean Borotra, French tennis player (b. 1898)
- 1995 – Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1911)
- 1996 – Victims of TWA Flight 800
- 1996 – Chas Chandler, American bass player and producer (b. 1938)
- 1998 – Lillian Hoban, American author and illustrator (b. 1925)
- 2001 – Katharine Graham, American publisher (b. 1917)
- 2002 – Joseph Luns, Dutch politician and Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1911)
- 2003 – David Kelly, Welsh weapons inspector (b. 1944)
- 2003 – Rosalyn Tureck, American pianist and harpsichord player (b. 1914)
- 2003 – Walter Zapp, Latvian-Swiss inventor, invented the Minox (b. 1905)
- 2005 – Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish-American actress (b. 1913)
- 2005 – Edward Heath, English colonel and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1916)
- 2005 – Joe Vialls, Australian journalist and theorist (b. 1944)
- 2006 – Sam Myers, American singer-songwriter (b. 1936)
- 2006 – Mickey Spillane, American crime novelist (b. 1918)
- 2007 – Grant Forsberg, American actor and businessman (b. 1959)
- 2007 – Júlio Redecker, Brazilian politician (b. 1956)
- 2007 – Paulo Rogério Amoretty Souza, Brazilian lawyer and businessman (b. 1945)
- 2009 – Walter Cronkite, American journalist and actor (b. 1916)
- 2009 – Leszek Kołakowski, Polish historian and philosopher (b. 1927)
- 2010 – Larry Keith, American actor (b. 1931)
- 2011 – David Ngoombujarra, Australian actor (b. 1967)
- 2012 – Richard Evatt, English boxer (b. 1973)
- 2012 – Forrest S. McCartney, American general (b. 1931)
- 2012 – İlhan Mimaroğlu, Turkish-American composer and producer (b. 1926)
- 2012 – William Raspberry, American journalist and academic (b. 1935)
- 2012 – Marsha Singh, Indian-English politician (b. 1954)
- 2013 – Henri Alleg, English-French journalist and author (b. 1921)
- 2013 – Peter Appleyard, English-Canadian vibraphone player and composer (b. 1928)
- 2013 – Vincenzo Cerami, Italian screenwriter and producer (b. 1940)
- 2013 – Don Flye, American tennis player (b. 1933)
- 2013 – Ian Gourlay, English general (b. 1920)
- 2013 – David White, Scottish footballer and manager (b. 1933)
- 2014 – Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 victims:
- 2014 – Henry Hartsfield, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1933)
- 2014 – Otto Piene, German sculptor and academic (b. 1928)
- 2014 – Elaine Stritch, American actress and singer (b. 1925)
- 2015 – Bill Arnsparger, American football player and coach (b. 1926)
- 2015 – Jules Bianchi, French race car driver (b. 1989)
- 2015 – Owen Chadwick, English rugby player, historian, and academic (b. 1916)
- 2015 – Van Miller, American sportscaster (b. 1927)
- 2015 – John Taylor, English pianist and educator (b. 1942)
- 07/16/18--23:56: THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 07/16/18--23:56: ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-17 ΙΟΥΛΙΟΥ
- 07/17/18--00:49: Article 6
- 07/17/18--00:51: Article 5
- 07/17/18--00:53: ΧΘΕΣ-16 ΙΟΥΛΙΟΥ
- 07/17/18--01:02: Article 3
- 07/17/18--01:08: Article 2
- 07/17/18--01:12: ΔΙΑΨΕΥΔΕΙ Ο ΙΒΑΝ ΣΑΒΒΙΔΗΣ
- 07/17/18--01:15: Article 0
- 07/17/18--02:42: Article 4
- 07/17/18--05:07: ΣΤΗΝ ΤΑΡΑΤΣΑ ΤΗΣ ΣΤΡΑΤΗΓΟΥ ΚΑΛΑΡΗ
- 07/17/18--05:07: Article 2
- 07/17/18--05:17: Article 1
- 07/17/18--08:10: Article 0
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|July 17th: On this Day|
|1946, Petula Clark made her UK television debut appearing on the Cabaret TV series at the age of 13. Clark began with guest spots on radio when she was only 9 and made her first film a year later. ‘Put Your Shoes On Lucy’ was released as her debut release in 1949, her ‘The Little Shoemaker’ became her first U.K. hit in 1954.|
|1959, Billie Holiday died in a New York City hospital from cirrhosis of the liver after years of alcohol abuse, aged 43. (While under arrest for heroin possession, with Police officers stationed at the door to her room.) In the final years of her life, she had been progressively swindled out of her earnings, and she died with $0.70 in the bank.|
|1965, King Records released 'Papa's Got a Brand New Bag' by James Brown, which went on to sell over 2 million copies and receive the Grammy Award for best for Best Rhythm & Blues Recording. 'Papa's Got a Brand New Bag' is considered seminal in the emergence of funk music as a distinct style.|
|1967, American jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane died from liver cancer at Huntington Hospital in Long Island, New York, aged 40. Worked with Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie. Released the 1964 album ‘A Love Supreme’.|
|1967, The Beatles single 'All You Need Is Love / Baby You're A Rich Man' (originally called 'One Of The Beautiful People') was released in the US. It became The Beatles 14th US No.1.|
|1968, The animated film Yellow Submarine, premiered at The London Pavilion. The Beatles made a cameo appearance in the film but didn't supply their own voices for the characters.|
|1971, John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared on the BBC late night talk show, Parkinson, where John chastised the British media for calling Yoko "ugly" and for saying that she broke up The Beatles.|
|1972, A bomb exploded under The Rolling Stones equipment van in Montreal, believed to be the work of French separatists. Angry fans rioted throwing bottles and rocks after 3,000 tickets for the show turned out to be fake.|
|1974, The Moody Blues opened what they claimed was the first 'Quadraphonic' recording studio in the world.|
|1975, Bob Marley and the Wailers played the first of two nights at The Lyceum, London, and both nights were recorded for the November released 'live' album, featuring the single 'No Woman No Cry.'|
|1976, Demis Roussos was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'The Roussos Phenomenon EP'. It was the Greek singers only UK chart topper and the only No.1 EP to top the charts in the 1970s.|
|1978, Simple Minds made their live debut at The Satellite Club, Glasgow.|
|1979, Gary Moore left Thin Lizzy, during a US tour and was replaced by ex Slick & Rich Kids guitarist Midge Ure.|
|1982, Irene Cara was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Fame', which was based on the hit TV series about a New York drama school. Cara (who played the role of Coco Hernandez in the original movie) won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and the Golden Globe Award for the same.|
|1987, The Ozzy Osbourne Band started a 16-week tour of US prisons.|
|1992, The first night of a North American tour by Guns N' Roses, Metallica and Faith No More tour opened at the RFK Stadium in Washington DC.|
|1993, Take That had their first UK No.1 single with 'Pray'. Their first of 8 No.1's, they went on to be the most successful British boy band of the 1990s.|
|1993, Guns N' Roses appeared at River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in front of 80,000 people, the final show on their Use Your Illusion Tour. A highlight of the night was English drummer Cozy Powell playing drums with Matt Sorum, dressed as a Domino's Pizza delivery boy.|
|1995, Robbie Williams left Take That. The group had scored six UK No.1 singles and two No.1 albums with Robbie in the group.|
|1996, Chas Chandler died aged 57 at Newcastle General Hospital, England, where he was undergoing tests related to an aortic aneurysm. He had been the bass player with The Animals and manager of Slade, Nick Drake and Jimi Hendrix.|
|1999, Kevin Wilkinson, drummer with Howard Jones hung himself at home aged 41. He had also worked with China Crisis, Holly and the Italians, Squeeze and The Waterboys.|
|2004, Half of the 4,500 people in the audience walked out of Linda Ronstadt's show at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas after the singer dedicated an encore of ‘Desperado’ to filmmaker Michael Moore and urged the crowd to see his film Fahrenheit 9/11.|
|2005, Jamaican musician Laurel Aitken died. Dubbed as 'the Godfather of Ska', his 1958 'Boogie In My Bones' became the first release on the Island Record label and was No.1 on the Jamaican charts for 11 weeks.|
|2008, Ageing rock stars and session musicians would keep receiving royalties for their old recordings for the rest of their lives under a European Union plan. Performers currently lost the rights to their recordings after 50 years. Veteran artists like Sir Cliff Richard and Roger Daltrey were among those who campaigned for it to be extended. The EU had announced a scheme for copyright on recordings to last for 95 years.|
|2011, Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance at a tribute to Clarence Clemons at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, N.J. The boss played a 45 minute set to an intimate crowd of 400. Clemons who died on June 18th of this year was a prominent member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, playing the tenor saxophone with him since 1971. Springsteen and Clemons had first met at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park.|
|2013, U2 singer Bono received France's highest cultural honour for his contribution to music and commitment to humanitarian causes when he was presented with the Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters by French Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti in Paris.|
|July 17th: Born on this day|
|1938, Born on this day, Stan Brostein, sax, Elephant's Memory, worked with John Lennon on his 1972 album Some Time In New York City.|
|1941, Born on this day, Welsh musician Spencer Davis, the founder of the 1960s rock band The Spencer Davis Group who scored 1966 UK No.1 single 'Keep On Running' and the 1967 US No.7 single 'Gimme Some Lovin'.|
|1945, Born on this day, Eric McCredie bassist from Scottish pop group Middle Of The Road, who had the 1971 UK No.1 single 'Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep', which is one of only a few singles to have sold in excess of 10 million physical copies. He died on 6 October 2007.|
|1947, Born on this day, German musician Wolfgang Flur, electronic drums with Kraftwerk who had the 1975 US No.25 single, 'Autobahn', and the 1982 UK No.1 single 'Computer Love / The Model'.|
|1948, Born on this day, Ron Asheton, guitar, Iggy Pop And The Stooges, (1973 album 'Raw Power'). Asheton was ranked as number 29 on Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. He was found dead in his bed by police at his home in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the early hours of January 6, 2009, apparently having died of a heart attack a couple of days earlier.|
|1949, Born on this day, Geezer Butler, bassist and primary lyricist with English rock band Black Sabbath who had the 1970 UK No.4 single 'Paranoid'. The bands self-titled album was voted as the best British rock album ever by Kerrang! in 2005. He received the nickname "Geezer" at school because he used to call everybody "Geezer".|
|1949, Born on this day, Mick Tucker, drummer with English group Sweet, who had the 1973 UK No.1 single 'Blockbuster', plus 14 other UK Top 40 singles. Sweet scored four top-ten hits in the US: 'Little Willy', 'Ballroom Blitz', 'Fox On The Run', and 'Love Is Like Oxygen'. Tucker died of leukaemia on 14th February 2002.|
|1949, Born on this day, Mike Vale, bass, from American rock band, Tommy James & The Shondells who had the 1966 US No.1 single 'Hanky Panky', the 1968 UK No.1 single 'Mony Mony' and the hit 'I Think We're Alone Now'.|
|1950, Born on this day, Otis Damon Harris, vocals, The Temptations, (1971 UK No.8 single 'Just My Imagination' and re-issued 'My Girl' UK No.2 in 1992). Harris died on February 18th 2013 at the age of 62 after a 14-year battle with prostate cancer. Harris was a member of The Temptations from 1971 to 1975, joining shortly after the departure of Eddie Kendricks.|
|1952, Born on this day, Chet McCracKen, drums, The Doobie Brothers, (1979 US No.1 single 'What A Fool Believes', 1993 UK No.7 single 'Long Train Runnin').|
|1952, Born on this day, Phoebe Snow, US singer, songwriter, (1975 US No.5 single 'Poetry Man', 1979 UK No.37 single 'Every Night'). Snow suffered a cerebral hemorrhage on January 19, 2010 and slipped into a coma, she died on April 26, 2011.|
|1963, Born on this day, Regina Belle, US singer, (1993 US No.1 & UK No.12 single with Peabo Bryson, 'A Whole New World, Aladdin's Theme').|
|1966, Born on this day, American alternative rock musician and songwriter, Lou Barlow, a founding member of the groups Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh and The Folk Implosion. Barlow is credited with helping to pioneer the lo-fi style of rock music in the late 1980s and early 1990s.|
|1970, Born on this day, Mandy Smith, in 1983 at age 13 she started dating the then 47 year old Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman. The couple married in 1989, divorced 1992. Smith became a singer, model and actress, released records with SAW none of which charted. Wyman's son dated Mandy's mother.|
|1971, Born on this day, Jarrett Cordes, DJ Minutemix, from American hip hop act PM Dawn who scored the 1991 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Set Adrift On Memory Bliss'.|
|1980, Born on this day, Philip Lawrence, producer and songwriter who is part of the Smeezingtons record producing team with Bruno Mars and Ari Levine. Worked with Adele, Snoop Dogg, Cee Lo Green, Justin Bieber, Flo Rida and many other artists.|
|1982, Born on this day, English singer-songwriter, Natasha Hamilton who with Atomic Kitten had the 2000 UK No.1 single 'Whole Again'. The girl group were founded by OMD frontman Andy McCluskey.|
|1985, Born on this day, Tom Fletcher, guitar, vocals, McFly, (2004 UK No.1 single ‘Colours In Her Hair’, 2004 UK No.1 album ‘Room On The 3rd Floor’).|
|1987, Born on this day, American singer songwriter, record producer, Jeremih Felton. His debut single, 'Birthday Sex' (which was also recorded in French), peaked at No.4 on the US Hot 100.|
1453: τερματίζεται ο Εκατονταετής Πόλεμος μεταξύ Γαλλίας και Αγγλίας, με την ήττα των Βρετανών στη Μάχη της Καστίλης.
1789: η Γαλλία καθιερώνει την τρίχρωμη σημαία.
1790: "πεθαίνει ο ’Αγγλος ’Ανταμ Σμιθ, που έθεσε τις βάσεις της σύγχρονης οικονομικής θεωρίας με το έργο του ""Ο Πλούτος των Εθνών""."
1815: στο πλαίσιο των Ναπολεόντειων Πολέμων, οι Γάλλοι παραδίδονται στους Βρετανούς, μετά τη Μάχη του Ρόσεφορτ.
1824: με εισήγηση του Αρχιγραμματέα της Ελληνικής Επαναστατικής κυβέρνησης συνταγματάρχη Ροδίου, συγκροτείται τακτικός ελληνικός στρατός.
1867: ανοίγει τις πύλες της η πρώτη Οδοντιατρική Σχολή στις ΗΠΑ, που λειτουργεί στο πανεπιστήμιο Χάρβαρντ.
1868: το Τόκιο γίνεται πρωτεύουσα της Ιαπωνίας.
1871: γεννιέται ο Αμερικανός κυβιστής ζωγράφος, Λαίονελ Φέινιγκερ.
1889: γεννιέται ο συγγραφέας βιβλίων μυστηρίου, Ερλ Στάνλεϊ Γκάρντερ.
1898: ενώ μαίνεται ο αμερικανοισπανικός πόλεμος, οι δυνάμεις των ΗΠΑ παίρνουν την πόλη του Σαντιάγκο ντε Κούμπα από τους Ισπανούς.
1899: γεννιέται ο Αμερικανός ηθοποιός, Τζέιμς Κάγκνεϊ.
1901: ο βασιλιάς τους Βελγίου Λεοπόλδος αναγγέλλει ότι δεν προτίθεται να προσαρτήσει το Κονγκό, αλλά ούτε και να εγκαταλείψει την εκμετάλλευση των πλουτοπαραγωγικών πηγών του.
1911: στις Βρυξέλλες, ο πιλότος Ολιεσιάγκερ καταρρίπτει το ρεκόρ συνεχούς πτήσης, διανύοντας 388 μίλια.
1912: ιδρύεται η IAAF από εκπροσώπους 17 κρατών στη Στοκχόλμη και καταρτίζονται οι κανονισμοί του στίβου, οι προϋποθέσεις συμμετοχής στους αγώνες και ο τρόπος αναγνώρισης των παγκοσμίων ρεκόρ.
1912: οι κάτοικοι της Ικαρίας εκδιώκουν του Τούρκους και ανακηρύσσουν την Ικαρική Πολιτεία.
1920: γεννιέται ο πρώην πρόεδρος της ΔΟΕ, Χουάν Αντόνιο Σάμαρανκ.
1921: μετά την πολιτικο-στρατιωτική σύσκεψη, που έγινε την προηγούμενη ημέρα στην Κιουτάχεια υπό τον βασιλιά Κωνσταντίνο, αποφασίζεται η προέλαση στην ’Αγκυρα.
1922: στη Γερμανία, η αστυνομία συλλαμβάνει δυο εθνικιστές για τη δολοφονία του υπουργού Εξωτερικών, Βάλτερ Ράτεναου, που έγινε τον περασμένο μήνα.
1929: η ΕΣΣΔ διακόπτει τις διπλωματικές της σχέσεις με την Κίνα λόγω της αρπαγής του Σιδηροδρόμου της Μαντζουρίας.
1931: στην Κίνα, ομάδες ανταρτών κινητοποιούνται με σκοπό να καταλάβουν την Τιεντσίν.
1932: στην Κίνα, 10.000 άτομα χάνουν τη ζωή τους στις μάχες, που ακολούθησαν την εκστρατεία του Τσανγκ Κάι- Σεκ κατά των κομμουνιστών.
1934: γεννιέται ο Αμερικανός ηθοποιός Ντόναλντ Σάδερλαντ.
1936: στην Ισπανία, μια επανάσταση κατά της κυβέρνησης του κομματικού σχηματισμού Popular Front, γίνεται αφορμή για το ξέσπασμα εμφύλιου πολέμου.
1939: στην Ιταλία, 26 άτομα σκοτώνονται κατά τις απελάσεις αλλοδαπών από το Τιρόλο.
1942: γεννιέται ο Βρετανός κωμικός ηθοποιός, Τιμ Μπρουκ Τέιλορ.
1944: 232 άνθρωποι χάνουν τη ζωή τους, όταν δύο πλοία φορτωμένα με εκρηκτικά συγκρούονται κοντά στην Καλιφόρνια.
1952: στο Ιράν, ο Αχμέτ Γκαβάμ αντικαθιστά τον Μοσαντέχ στην πρωθυπουργία.
1955: ανοίγει η Ντίσνεϊλαντ στο Αναχάιμ της Καλιφόρνια, που αποτελεί το πρώτο θεματικό πάρκο στον κόσμο.
1960: βυζαντινά κτίρια και μνημεία φέρνει στο φως η αρχαιολογική σκαπάνη στην Κόρινθο.
1962: μεταδίδεται η πρώτη παγκόσμια τηλεοπτική δορυφορική εκπομπή στις ΗΠΑ από την Ευρώπη.
1969: από τυχαία έκρηξη μιας από τις βόμβες, που έχει στο σπίτι του στην Αγ. Παρασκευή, τραυματίζεται και συλλαμβάνεται ο αγωνιστής κατά της χούντας, καθηγητής της Παντείου, Σάκης Καράγιωργας.
1970: η Ουάσινγκτον ανακοινώνει ότι το Ισραήλ πιθανόν να διαθέτει ατομική βόμβα.
1973: η Βρετανία αναγνωρίζει την κυβέρνηση του Ανόι.
1975: πεθαίνει ο Κωνσταντίν Γκαμσακούρντια, Γεωργιανός συγγραφέας και ευεργέτης.
1975: "το αμερικανικό διαστημόπλοιο ""Apollo 18""και το σοβιετικό ""Soyuz 19""συνδέονται 140 μίλια πάνω από τη Γη. Οι δύο κυβερνήτες ανταλλάσσουν χειραψία και χαιρετισμούς ο καθένας στη γλώσσα του."
1976: ξεκινούν οι 21οι Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες στο Μόντρεαλ του Καναδά.
1979: ο Πρόεδρος της Νικαράγουα, Αναστάζιο Σομόζα Ντιμπέιλ παραιτείται και αναχωρεί για το Μαϊάμι.
1979: ο Σεμπάστιαν Κόε καταρρίπτει κατά 0,4 δευτερόλεπτα το 4χρονo παγκόσμιο ρεκόρ του Τζον Γουόλκερ στο μίλι με 3:48.95.
1980: στις ΗΠΑ, ο Ρόναλντ Ρίγκαν, υποψήφιος του Ρεπουμπλικανικού Κόμματος για την προεδρία, επιλέγει τον Τζορτζ Μπους ως αντιπρόεδρό του.
1981: "στο Κάνσας των ΗΠΑ, 141 άνθρωποι σκοτώνονται όταν δύο ουρανοξύστες καταρρέουν. Τα αίτια του δυστυχήματος ""δείχνουν""κατασκευαστικό λάθος."
1984: ο Λορέν Φαμπιούς γίνεται πρωθυπουργός της Γαλλίας.
1989: η Αυστρία καταθέτει αίτηση ένταξης στην Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση.
1990: το Κομμουνιστικό Κόμμα της Γιουγκοσλαβίας αποφασίζει τη μετονομασία του σε Σοσιαλιστικό.
1991: η ΕΟΚ αποφασίζει να χορηγήσει το ποσό των 2,6 δισ. δρχ. στη Βουλγαρία για τη βελτίωση της ασφάλειας του πυρηνικού σταθμού στο Κοζλοντούι.
1991: πεθαίνει σε ηλικία 76 ετών ο ζωγράφος Ρόμπερτ Μαδεργουέλ, ένας από τους σημαντικότερους εκπροσώπους της αφηρημένης τέχνης στις ΗΠΑ.
1992: το Βέλγιο επικυρώνει τη συνθήκη του Μάαστριχτ για την Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση.
1993: ανακοινώνεται ο θάνατος του Γάλλου τραγουδιστή, ποιητή και συνθέτη Λεό Φερέ, σε ηλικία 77 ετών.
1993: ο Βρετανός συγγραφέας μυθιστορημάτων κατασκοπείας Τζον Λε Καρέ παραδέχεται ότι, ήταν και ο ίδιος κατάσκοπος των μυστικών υπηρεσιών της χώρας του.
1994: η Βραζιλία κερδίζει το 15ο Παγκόσμιο Κύπελλο Ποδοσφαίρου και τέταρτο δικό της, νικώντας την Ιταλία με 3-2 στα πέναλτι (0-0) στο Λος ’Αντζελες των ΗΠΑ. Η νίκη των Βραζιλιάνων αφιερώνεται από τους παίκτες στον Αϊρτον Σένα που χάθηκε πρόσφατα. Πρώτοι σκόρερ της διοργάνωσης ανακηρύσσονται ο Βούλγαρος Στόικοβ και ο Ρώσος Σαλένκο με 6 γκολ.
1994: ο κομήτης Σουμέικερ-Λεβί πέφτει στον πλανήτη Δία, προκαλώντας κρατήρα διαμέτρου 1.900 χλμ.
1995: Ρωσία και Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση συνάπτουν εμπορική συμφωνία, τερματίζοντας την περίοδο ψυχρότητας στις σχέσεις τους, λόγω Τσετσενίας.
1995: στη Νότια Κορέα, 400 είναι οι νεκροί από την κατάρρευση πολυκαταστήματος στη Σεούλ και 207 οι αγνοούμενοι.
1995: στην Τουρκία, 50 είναι οι νεκροί και 100 οι αγνοούμενοι από τις καταστροφικές πλημμύρες, που έπληξαν την πόλη Σενιρκέντ της δυτικής Μικρής Ασίας.
1996: 230 επιβάτες της αεροπορικής εταιρίας TWA σκοτώνονται, όταν το αεροσκάφος τους πέφτει κοντά στο Λονγκ ’Αιλαντ της Νέας Υόρκης.
1996: τα ελληνοτουρκικά και το Κυπριακό συζητά η υπουργός Εξωτερικών των ΗΠΑ, Μαντλίν Ολμπράιτ, κατά την επίσκεψή της στην Αθήνα.
1997: συνεχίζονται οι διαφωνίες βουλευτών και στελεχών του ΠΑΣΟΚ για την ελληνοτουρκική συμφωνία της Μαδρίτης.
1998: με άρθρο τους στο επιστημονικό περιοδικό Science, βιολόγοι ανακοινώνουν, πως αποκωδικοποίησαν τον γονότυπο του βακτηριδίου Treponema pallidum, που ευθύνεται για τη σύφιλη.
1998: στα νησιά Παπούα της Νέας Γουινέας, ένα παλιρροϊκό κύμα τσουνάμι προκαλεί υποθαλάσσιο σεισμό, με αποτέλεσμα να καταστραφούν 10 χωριά, να χάσουν τη ζωή τους 1.000 άνθρωποι και να μείνουν άστεγοι τουλάχιστον 2.000 άλλοι.
2000: η Ισπανική Ομοσπονδία κάνει δεκτή την έφεση της Μπαρτσελόνα και ανακαλεί την ποινή αποκλεισμού ενός έτους από το Κύπελλο Ισπανίας που είχε επιβληθεί στον σύλλογο μετά την άρνησή του να παίξει στον ημιτελικό εναντίον της Ατλέτικο Μαδρίτης.
2000: ο Νίκος Μπουντούρης, ο πρώτος Έλληνας καλαθοσφαιριστής που έχει κατακτήσει και τις 3 ευρωπαϊκές διασυλλογικές διοργανώσεις, υπογράφει 2ετές συμβόλαιο με τον Ολυμπιακό και γίνεται ο τρίτος πρώην παίκτης του ΠΑΟ, μετά τους Ράτζα και Οικονόμου, που μεταγράφεται στην ομάδα του Πειραιά
2001: "πεθαίνει η επί 20 χρόνια εκδότρια της εφημερίδας ""Washington Post"", Κάθριν Γκράχαμ."
2002: μεταφέρεται κάτω από δρακόντεια μέτρα ασφαλείας με αεροσκάφος C-130 από τη Θεσσαλονίκη στην Αθήνα λίγο μετά τα μεσάνυχτα ο Βασίλης Ξηρός ως ύποπτος για συμμετοχή στην τρομοκρατική οργάνωση 17Ν. Την ίδια ώρα, οι Αρχές κρίνουν χρήσιμη την προσαγωγή του Χριστόδουλου Ξηρού στην Αθήνα και των Δημήτρη και Νίκου Ξηρού στη Θεσσαλονίκη. Τελικά ελεύθεροι αφήνονται οι αδελφοί Νίκος και Δημήτρης. Επισήμως για τις προσαγωγές αυτές οι Αρχές δηλώνουν ότι τα άτομα αυτά κλήθηκαν να δώσουν εξηγήσεις σχετικά με όσα υποστηρίζει σε μέρος της κατάθεσής του ο Σάββας Ξηρός, σχετικά με την συμμετοχή τους στην τρομοκρατική οργάνωση 17Ν.
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