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Post Ideas

Tuesday

Today is Tuesday! We might only be two days into the working week but why not get your audience motivated with some words of wisdom.

Industry News

Post some industry news that's happening in your sector. Empower your audience with information that they may not know about.

Close Up

Take a close-up photo of a product (or something related to your industry) and ask your readers to guess what it is.

Joke

Share a really cheesy joke that will make your readers groan.

Historic Events

2000

On this day in 2000: The Swedish political party New Democracy is declared financially bankrupt.

1998

On this day in 1998: Umberto Mastroianni, Italian sculptor, dies at age 87.

1997

On this day in 1997: Tony Williams, jazz drummer (Miles Davis), dies at age 51.

1997

On this day in 1997: Andrei Donatovich Sinyavsky, writer/critic, dies at age 71.

1996

On this day in 1996: Vehbi Koc, industrialist/philanthropist, dies at age 94.

1996

On this day in 1996: Rajindra Dhanraj takes 16-167 in match Trinidad versus Leeward Islands.

1996

On this day in 1996: Marion Farouk, political scientist-Sluglett dies at age 59.

1995

On this day in 1995: PBA National Championship Won by Scott Alexander.

1995

On this day in 1995: Muslim fundamentalists shoot 20 Shiite mosque goers dead.

1995

On this day in 1995: Terence Weil, cellist/teacher, dies at age 73.

1995

On this day in 1995: British heavyweight Nigel Benn hits Gerard McClellan in hospital.

1995

On this day in 1995: Bomb attack on train in Assam, India (27 soldiers killed).

1995

On this day in 1995: Oh Jin Woo, Korean minister of defense, dies.

1994

On this day in 1994: Wladyslaw Sila, Lawyer Adviser to Solidarity-Nowicki dies at age 80.

1994

On this day in 1994: Jersey Joe Walcott, American boxer, dies at age 80 (born 1914).

1994

On this day in 1994: Peruvian Yak-40 crashes into mountain near Tingo Maria, kills 31.

1994

On this day in 1994: Hugh Tayfield, cricket player (170 wickets for South Africa in 37 Tests), dies.

1994

On this day in 1994: Israeli Kahanist Baruch Goldstein opens fire inside the Cave of the Patriarchs in the West Bank. He kills 29 Muslims before worshippers beat him to death.

1994

On this day in 1994: Phil Rizzuto elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.

1994

On this day in 1994: Yann Piat, French Member of Parliament (FN/PR), murdered at age 44.

1994

On this day in 1994: Mosque of Abraham massacre: In the Cave of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron, Dr. Baruch Kappel Goldstein opens fire with an assault rifle, killing 29 Palestinian worshippers and injuring 125 more before being subdued and beaten to death by survivors. Subsequent rioting kills 26 more Palestinians and 9 Israelis.

1993

On this day in 1993: Pakistan all out 43 versus West Indies, world one-day international record low.

1993

On this day in 1993: John D Boeke, organist/conductor, dies.

1993

On this day in 1993: Jean G H Sjeng Tans, Dutch Prime Minister (Social Democrat, 1965-69), dies.

1993

On this day in 1993: Jan D Boeke, Dutch organist/conductor, dies.

1993

On this day in 1993: Troy Caldwell, country musician (Marshall Tucker Band), dies at age 45.

1993

On this day in 1993: Florida Marlins introduce their mascot Billy.

1992

On this day in 1992: (to February 26) Massacre of 613 Azerbaijani civilians in Khojaly.

1992

On this day in 1992: Digital Equipment unveils the 64-bit Alpha processor architecture, with speed estimates of 150 million instructions per second.

1992

On this day in 1992: 34th Grammy Awards: Unforgettable, Marc Cohn win.

1992

On this day in 1992: Khojaly massacre: about 613 civilians killed by Armenian armed forces during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan

1991

On this day in 1991: Bruce McNall, Wayne Gretzky, and John Candy buy Canadian Football League's Toronto Argonauts.

1991

On this day in 1991: Andrew Jones scores twin Test Cricket tons versus Sri Lanka (122 and 100).

1991

On this day in 1991: Iraqi SCUD missile hits US barracks in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, killing 29, injuring 99.

1991

On this day in 1991: Gulf War: An Iraqi Scud missile hits an American military barracks in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia killing 28 U.S. Marines.

1990

On this day in 1990: Australia beats Pakistan 2-0 to win the Cricket World Series Cup.

1989

On this day in 1989: First independent blue-collar labor union in Communist Hungary forms.

1989

On this day in 1989: Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career.

1989

On this day in 1989: Javed Miandad scores 271 versus New Zealand at Eden Park.

1989

On this day in 1989: Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in five rounds for heavyweight boxing title.

1988

On this day in 1988: South Korea adopts constitution.

1987

On this day in 1987: LaMarr Hoyt is banned from US Major League Baseball for 1987, due to drug abuse.

1986

On this day in 1986: 28th Grammy Awards: We Are the World, Sade, Phil Collins win.

1986

On this day in 1986: Corazon Aquino becomes President of Philippines; former Philippines President Ferdinand E Marcos flees in defeat.

1986

On this day in 1986: Iran conquerors Iraq peninsula Fao.

1986

On this day in 1986: Thousands of Egyptian military police riot, protesting against bad salaries, destroying two luxury hotels.

1986

On this day in 1986: EDSA Revolution: President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines flees the nation after 20 years of rule; Corazon Aquino becomes the first Filipino woman president.

1984

On this day in 1984: Oil fire in Cubatao, Brazil kills 500.

1983

On this day in 1983: John Cowles Sr, US publisher, dies at age 84.

1982

On this day in 1982: The European Court of Human Rights rules that teachers who cane, belt or tawse children against the wishes of their parents are in breach of the Human Rights Convention.

1982

On this day in 1982: J K Irani, cricket wicketkeeper (two Tests for India 1947-48), dies.

1982

On this day in 1982: Record speed for a snowmobile (239 kph).

1981

On this day in 1981: L Calvo Sotelo elected premier of Spain.

1981

On this day in 1981: New York Islanders give up their most goals (11) versus Calgary Flames.

1981

On this day in 1981: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

1981

On this day in 1981: 23rd Grammy Awards: Sailing by Christopher Cross, Billy Joel win.

1981

On this day in 1981: Executive Board of Baseball Players' Association votes unanimously to strike on May 29 if the issue of free-agent compensation remains unresolved.

1980

On this day in 1980: Military coup under Desi Bouterse and Roy Horb in Suriname ousts Prime Minister Henck Arron, replacing the government with a National Military Council.

1979

On this day in 1979: Soyuz 32 carries two cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station.

1979

On this day in 1979: Jane Blalock wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic.

1978

On this day in 1978: Daniel Chappie James Jr, retired US Air Force General, dies at age 58.

1978

On this day in 1978: Botham scores first Test Cricket century, 103 versus New Zealand Christchurch.

1975

On this day in 1975: Elijah Muhammad, leader of the Nation of Islam, dies in Chicago, Illinois, at age 77.

1974

On this day in 1974: Veronica and Colin Scargill (England) begin tandem bicycle ride a record 18,020 miles around the world, completed on August 27, 1975.

1973

On this day in 1973: Juan Corona sentenced to 25 life sentences for 25 murders.

1972

On this day in 1972: Lopsided trade, Saint Louis Cardinals trade Steve Carlton to Philadelphia Phillies for Rick Wise.

1971

On this day in 1971: The first unit of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, first commercial nuclear power station in Canada, goes online.

1956

On this day in 1956: Russian party leader Nikita Khrushchev denounces Josef Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference.

1956

On this day in 1956: In his speech On the Personality Cult and its Consequences Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev denounces the actions of Joseph Stalin.

1954

On this day in 1954: Abdul Nasser appointed Egyptian premier.

1954

On this day in 1954: Gamal Abdul Nasser is made premier of Egypt.

1952

On this day in 1952: VI Olympic Winter Games close at Oslo, Norway.

1951

On this day in 1951: First Pan American Games open (Buenos Aires, Argentina).

1951

On this day in 1951: Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins Orlando Florida 2 Ball Golf Tournament.

1951

On this day in 1951: The first Pan American Games are held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

1913

On this day in 1913: 16th Amendment ratified, authorizing income tax.

1913

On this day in 1913: The 16th Amendment to the United States Constitution, authorizing a graduated income tax, is ratified.

1912

On this day in 1912: Marie-AdTlaïde, the eldest of six daughters of Guillaume IV, becomes the first reigning Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.

1907

On this day in 1907: US proclaims protectorate over Dominican Republic.

1907

On this day in 1907: George Bernard Shaw's Philanderer premieres in London.

1906

On this day in 1906: Anton Stepanovich Arensky Russian composer/conductor, dies at age 44.

1902

On this day in 1902: Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf composer, dies at age 77.

1901

On this day in 1901: George Cohan's musical Governor's Son premieres in New York City, New York.

1901

On this day in 1901: Jose Rogel composer, dies at age 71.

1901

On this day in 1901: US Steel Corp organizes under directorship of J P Morgan.

1901

On this day in 1901: J.P. Morgan incorporates the United States Steel Corporation.

1899

On this day in 1899: Paul Julius von Reuter founder of the news agency (Reuters), dies.

1894

On this day in 1894: James Morrison Steele Mackaye US actor/author/director, dies at age 51.

1892

On this day in 1892: James Barrie's Walker London premieres in London.

1885

On this day in 1885: US Congress condemns barbed wire around government grounds.

1870

On this day in 1870: Hiram Rhodes Revels, a Republican from Mississippi, is sworn into the United States Senate, becoming the first African American ever to sit in the U.S. Congress.

1868

On this day in 1868: Andrew Johnson impeached for violation of the Tenure of Office act.

1865

On this day in 1865: Otto Ludwig German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at age 47.

1863

On this day in 1863: US President Abraham Lincoln signs the National Currency Act into law, creating national banking system, comptroller of currency, allowing qualified banks to issue government-sponsored paper money in the banks' names.

1839

On this day in 1839: Seminoles and black allies shipped from Tampa Bay Florida, to the West.

1838

On this day in 1838: London pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours.

1837

On this day in 1837: First US electric motor-powered printing press patented by Thomas Davenport of Rutlant, Vermont.

1837

On this day in 1837: First U.S. electric printing press patented by Thomas Davenport.

1836

On this day in 1836: Samuel Colt patents first revolving barrel multishot firearm.

1836

On this day in 1836: Samuel Colt receives an American patent for the Colt revolver.

1836

On this day in 1836: US Showman Phineas Taylor Barnum exhibits African American slave Joice Heth.

1830

On this day in 1830: Victor Hugo's Hernani premieres in Paris.

1828

On this day in 1828: John Quincy Adam's son John marries in the White House.

1826

On this day in 1826: Piotr A von der Pahlen military governor of Saint Petersburg, dies at age 60.

1804

On this day in 1804: Jefferson nominated for President at Democratic-Republican caucus.

1803

On this day in 1803: 1,800 sovereign German states unite into 60 states.

1799

On this day in 1799: US Congress passes first federal quarantine legislation.

1799

On this day in 1799: First federal forestry legislation authorizes purchase of timber land.

1793

On this day in 1793: First cabinet meeting (At George Washington's home).

1793

On this day in 1793: George Washington holds the first Cabinet meeting as President of the United States.

International Awareness Days

February 27

International Polar Bear Day

International Polar Bear Day is an annual event celebrated every February 27 to raise awareness about the conservation status of the polar bear.

February

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month is an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements.

Breaking News

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Births

25 Feb 1977

Josh Wolff, American footballer was born on this day in 1977.

25 Feb 1977

Sarah Jezebel Deva, English singer was born on this day in 1977.

25 Feb 1976

Rashida Jones, American actress, writer, model, musician was born on this day in 1976.

25 Feb 1976

Samaki Walker; NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks) was born on this day in 1976.

25 Feb 1976

Chris Pitman; rocker (Zaum, Tool) was born on this day in 1976.

25 Feb 1975

Hercules Kyvelos in MontrTal, QuTbec, Canada; boxer (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1975.

25 Feb 1974

Detron Smith; NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32) was born on this day in 1974.

25 Feb 1974

Tamarick Vanover; NFL wide receiver (Kansas City Chiefs) was born on this day in 1974.

25 Feb 1973

Justin Jeffre, American singer (98 Degrees) was born on this day in 1973.

25 Feb 1973

Daryl Gardener; defensive end (Miami Dolphins) was born on this day in 1973.

25 Feb 1973

Kirrily Sharpe in Bankstown, Australia; tennis star (1995 Futures-Saga-Japan) was born on this day in 1973.

25 Feb 1972

Sean Harris; NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears) was born on this day in 1972.

25 Feb 1972

Erwin van de Looi; soccer player (Vitesse) was born on this day in 1972.

25 Feb 1972

Chris Harrison; guard (Detroit Lions) was born on this day in 1972.

25 Feb 1971

Sean Astin, American actor was born on this day in 1971.

25 Feb 1971

Daniel Powter, Canadian musician was born on this day in 1971.

25 Feb 1971

Dave Harris, American disc jockey was born on this day in 1971.

25 Feb 1971

Andrew Hermann; American 50km walker (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1971.

25 Feb 1971

Byron Dafoe in Sussex, England; NHL goalie (Los Angeles Kings) was born on this day in 1971.

25 Feb 1971

David Fox; American 50 metre freestyle (Olympics-6th-1996) was born on this day in 1971.

25 Feb 1971

Helen Dobson in Skegness, England; golfer (1993 State Farm Rail Classic) was born on this day in 1971.

25 Feb 1971

Nova Peris in Darwin, Australia; field hockey left halfback (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1971.

25 Feb 1970

Brian O'Neal; NFL full back (San Francisco 49ers) was born on this day in 1970.

25 Feb 1970

Corey Mayfield; NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars) was born on this day in 1970.

25 Feb 1970

Joe Bowden; NFL linebacker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers) was born on this day in 1970.

25 Feb 1970

Dave Brown; NFL quarterback (New York Giants) was born on this day in 1970.

25 Feb 1970

Troy Mallette in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada; NHL left wing (Ottawa Senators) was born on this day in 1970.

25 Feb 1970

Alfred Jordan; Canadian Football League cornerback (Calgary Stampeders) was born on this day in 1970.

25 Feb 1969

Paul Trimboli, Australian footballer was born on this day in 1969.

25 Feb 1969

Kerry Dienelt; Australian softball catcher/first baseman (Olympics-bronze-1996) was born on this day in 1969.

25 Feb 1969

Donald Hodge; NBA center (Charlotte Hornets) was born on this day in 1969.

25 Feb 1969

Michelle Gibson; equestrian dressage (Olympics-bronze-1996) was born on this day in 1969.

25 Feb 1968

Sandrine Kiberlain, French actress was born on this day in 1968.

25 Feb 1968

David Hulse; US baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers) was born on this day in 1968.

25 Feb 1967

Nick Leeson; British banker (Baring bank) was born on this day in 1967.

25 Feb 1967

Jenny Byrne in Perth, Australia; tennis star (1984 Futures-Wyong-Australia) was born on this day in 1967.

25 Feb 1967

Rich Rowland; US baseball catcher (Detroit Tigers) was born on this day in 1967.

25 Feb 1966

TTa Leoni, American actress was born on this day in 1966.

25 Feb 1966

Alexis Denisof, American actor was born on this day in 1966.

25 Feb 1966

Samson Kitur, Kenyan athlete (d 2003) was born on this day in 1966.

25 Feb 1966

Don Anurasiri; cricket player (Sri Lankan slow left-armer) was born on this day in 1966.

25 Feb 1965

Scott Thompson (Carrot Top) in Florida, USA; comedian (American Comedy Award-1994) was born on this day in 1965.

25 Feb 1964

Lee Evans, British Comedian was born on this day in 1964.

25 Feb 1964

Don Majkowski, American football player was born on this day in 1964.

25 Feb 1964

Don Majkowski; NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born on this day in 1964.

25 Feb 1963

Nancy O'Dell, American reporter and television personality was born on this day in 1963.

25 Feb 1963

Tom McHale; NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins) was born on this day in 1963.

25 Feb 1963

Alison Roberts; fashion designer was born on this day in 1963.

25 Feb 1963

Paul O'Neill in Columbus, Ohio, USA; right fielder (Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees) was born on this day in 1963.

25 Feb 1962

Birgit Fischer, German kayaker was born on this day in 1962.

25 Feb 1962

Birgit Fischer in German Democratic Republic; 500 metre kayaker (Olympics-gold-1980) was born on this day in 1962.

25 Feb 1962

Cammy Ciarelli in Iowa City, Iowa, USA; WPVA volleyball player (Best of Beach-second-1995) was born on this day in 1962.

25 Feb 1961

Todd Blackledge, American football player was born on this day in 1961.

25 Feb 1960

Grimaud, Maltese-born singer and songwriter was born on this day in 1960.

25 Feb 1960

Stefan Bl?cher, German field hockey player was born on this day in 1960.

25 Feb 1960

Glen Bishop; cricket player (South Aussie bat, two ODI's for Australia 1987) was born on this day in 1960.

25 Feb 1959

Mike Peters, Welsh musician (The Alarm) was born on this day in 1959.

25 Feb 1959

Mike Peters; rocker (Alarm - In the Summertime) was born on this day in 1959.

25 Feb 1958

Kurt Rambis, American basketball player was born on this day in 1958.

25 Feb 1958

Kurt Rambis; NBA forward (Los Angeles Lakers, Charlotte Hornets) / Clark Kent look-alike was born on this day in 1958.

25 Feb 1957

Jane Ackroyd; British sculptor was born on this day in 1957.

25 Feb 1957

Stuart Woody Wood in Scotland; guitarist (Bay City Rollers - Saturday Night) was born on this day in 1957.

25 Feb 1954

John Doe, American musician was born on this day in 1954.

25 Feb 1954

Steve Rixon; Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1977-85) was born on this day in 1954.

25 Feb 1953

JosT Marfa Aznar, Prime Minister of Spain was born on this day in 1953.

25 Feb 1952

Joey Dunlop, Irish motorcycle racer (d 2000) was born on this day in 1952.

25 Feb 1952

James A Barcia; American politician (Representative-Democrat-Michigan) was born on this day in 1952.

25 Feb 1951

Don Quarrie, Jamaican runner was born on this day in 1951.

25 Feb 1951

James Brown, American sportscaster was born on this day in 1951.

25 Feb 1950

Neil Jordan, Irish director was born on this day in 1950.

25 Feb 1950

NTstor Kirchner, President of Argentina was born on this day in 1950.

25 Feb 1950

Rick Flair [Richard Fliehr]; wrestling champion (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA) was born on this day in 1950.

25 Feb 1950

Anthony Lloyd; British Member of Parliament was born on this day in 1950.

25 Feb 1950

Emitt Rhodes; musician (The Merry-go-Round) was born on this day in 1950.

25 Feb 1949

Ric Flair, American professional wrestler was born on this day in 1949.

25 Feb 1948

Danny Denzongpa, Indian actor was born on this day in 1948.

25 Feb 1948

G B Warren; British biochemist was born on this day in 1948.

25 Feb 1947

Doug Yule, American bass guitarist, (The Velvet Underground) was born on this day in 1947.

25 Feb 1947

Lee Evans, American athlete was born on this day in 1947.

25 Feb 1947

Lewis Moonie; British Member of Parliament was born on this day in 1947.

25 Feb 1947

Lee Edward Evans in Madera, California, USA; 400-metre runner (Olympics-2 gold-1968) was born on this day in 1947.

25 Feb 1947

Eddie Thomson; Australian soccer coach (Olyroos, Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1947.

25 Feb 1946

Franz Xaver Kroetz, German dramatist was born on this day in 1946.

25 Feb 1945

Elkie Brooks in Manchester, England; rocker (Pearl's a Singer) was born on this day in 1945.

25 Feb 1943

George Harrison, British musician (the Beatles) (d 2001) was born on this day in 1943.

25 Feb 1943

Wilson Piazza, Brazilian footballer was born on this day in 1943.

25 Feb 1943

George Harrison in Liverpool, England; rocker (My Sweet Lord, Beatles - Something, Traveling Wilburys - End of the Line) was born on this day in 1943.

25 Feb 1942

Karen Grassle, American actress was born on this day in 1942.

25 Feb 1942

Carl Eller, former American football player was born on this day in 1942.

25 Feb 1941

Stewart Sutherland; Principal/Vice-Chancellor (Edinburgh University) was born on this day in 1941.

25 Feb 1941

David Puttnam in London, England; film producer/CEO (Columbia Pictures) was born on this day in 1941.

25 Feb 1940

Ron Santo, baseball player was born on this day in 1940.

25 Feb 1940

Billy Packer, American sports broadcaster was born on this day in 1940.

25 Feb 1940

George Paul; CEO (Norwich Union Insurance Group) was born on this day in 1940.

25 Feb 1940

Billy Packer in Wellsville, New York, USA; basketball sportscaster (CBS) was born on this day in 1940.

25 Feb 1940

Ron Santo; Chicago Cubs' shortstop (first baseball player to veto his trade) was born on this day in 1940.

25 Feb 1940

Jes?s Lopez-Cobos in Toro, Spain; conductor (International Conductor Competition) was born on this day in 1940.

25 Feb 1939

A C F Verity; master (Dulwich College) was born on this day in 1939.

25 Feb 1938

Diane Baker, American actress was born on this day in 1938.

25 Feb 1938

Herb Elliott, Australian runner was born on this day in 1938.

25 Feb 1938

Herb Elliott in Australia; 1500 metre runner (Olympics-gold-1960) was born on this day in 1938.

25 Feb 1938

Farokh Engineer; Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1961-75) was born on this day in 1938.

25 Feb 1937

Tom Courtenay, British actor was born on this day in 1937.

25 Feb 1937

Barbara Piasecka Johnson, widow of John Seward Johnson I was born on this day in 1937.

25 Feb 1937

Bob Schieffer, American broadcast journalist was born on this day in 1937.

25 Feb 1937

Basia Johnson; maid (inherited Johnson and Johnson fortune) was born on this day in 1937.

25 Feb 1935

Sally Jessy Raphadl, American talk show host was born on this day in 1935.

25 Feb 1934

Tony Lema, American pro golfer (d 1966) was born on this day in 1934.

25 Feb 1932

Faron Young, American singer (d1996) was born on this day in 1932.

25 Feb 1931

J R Stephenson; Lieutenant-Colonel/Secretary (MCC) was born on this day in 1931.

25 Feb 1929

Christopher George, American actor (d 1983) was born on this day in 1929.

25 Feb 1928

Larry Gelbart, American comedy writer was born on this day in 1928.

25 Feb 1928

Keith Williamson; British RAF marshal was born on this day in 1928.

25 Feb 1926

Harvey McGregor; Queen's Council/warden (New College-Oxford) was born on this day in 1926.

25 Feb 1923

Roger Parker; British Lord Justice of Appeal was born on this day in 1923.

25 Feb 1922

Matti Rautio composer was born on this day in 1922.

25 Feb 1921

Pierre Laporte, Canadian statesman (d 1970) was born on this day in 1921.

25 Feb 1920

Hayes Gordon Boston Massachusetts; actor (Sky Pirates, Dark Room) was born on this day in 1920.

25 Feb 1920

Antony Duff diplomat was born on this day in 1920.

25 Feb 1919

Karl Pribram, Austrian neuroscientist was born on this day in 1919.

25 Feb 1919

Monty Irvin baseball hall of famer (New York Giants) was born on this day in 1919.

25 Feb 1919

F de Jong Edz Dutch historian was born on this day in 1919.

25 Feb 1918

Barney Ewell, American athlete (d 1996) was born on this day in 1918.

25 Feb 1918

Bobby Riggs, American tennis player (d 1995) was born on this day in 1918.

25 Feb 1918

Robert Lorimer Bobby Riggs US tennis star (US Open 1939, 1941) was born on this day in 1918.

25 Feb 1918

Henry Norwood Ewell Harrisburg Pennsylvania, 4x100 metre runner (Olympics-gold-1948) was born on this day in 1918.

25 Feb 1917

Anthony Burgess, English author (d 1993) was born on this day in 1917.

25 Feb 1917

Anthony Burgess essayist/novelist (A Clockwork Orange) was born on this day in 1917.

25 Feb 1917

Asta E R Elstak Suriname/Dutch social worker was born on this day in 1917.

25 Feb 1917

Alex Gordon architect was born on this day in 1917.

25 Feb 1916

Reinhard Bendix, German sociologist (d 1991) was born on this day in 1916.

25 Feb 1916

Ralph Baldwin harness driver (set 11 major world records) was born on this day in 1916.

25 Feb 1916

Ian Wallace British CEO was born on this day in 1916.

25 Feb 1914

John Arlott cricket player (the doyen of cricket commentators and writers) was born on this day in 1914.

25 Feb 1913

Jim Backus, American actor (d 1989) was born on this day in 1913.

25 Feb 1913

Gert Fr?be, German actor (d 1988) was born on this day in 1913.

25 Feb 1912

Richard Wattis England; actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince and Showgirl) was born on this day in 1912.

25 Feb 1910

Millicent Fenwick, American fashion editor and politician (d 1992) was born on this day in 1910.

25 Feb 1910

Millicent Fenwick New York City, New York, (Representative-Republican-New Jersey 1975-82) (Doonesbury) was born on this day in 1910.

25 Feb 1909

John Evan Jasper Weston Mather writer was born on this day in 1909.

25 Feb 1909

Edgar Pangborn US, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy) was born on this day in 1909.

25 Feb 1908

Frank G Slaughter, American novelist (d 2001) was born on this day in 1908.

25 Feb 1908

Frank G Slaughter author (Sangaree) was born on this day in 1908.

25 Feb 1907

Mary Coyle Chase playwright (Harvey-Pulitzer Prize) was born on this day in 1907.

25 Feb 1907

Shimen Rushkin Poland; actor (Beau Brummel, Having a Wonderful Time) was born on this day in 1907.

25 Feb 1906

Howard Zahniser Father of the Wilderness Act was born on this day in 1906.

25 Feb 1906

Boris Papandopulo composer was born on this day in 1906.

25 Feb 1906

Domingo Ortega Spanish bullfighter was born on this day in 1906.

25 Feb 1906

Warren Hymer New York City, New York; actor (Girl From Havana, Meet the Mob) was born on this day in 1906.

25 Feb 1904

Adelle Davis author (Lets Stay Healthy)/nutritionist (died of cancer) was born on this day in 1904.

25 Feb 1902

Max Kommerell German literary/author (Die Gefangenen) was born on this day in 1902.

25 Feb 1902

Oscar Cullmann Swiss theologist (Das Petrusproblem) was born on this day in 1902.

25 Feb 1901

Zeppo Marx, American actor (d 1979) was born on this day in 1901.

25 Feb 1901

[Herbert] Zeppo Marx New York City, New York, comedian/actor (Marx Brothers) was born on this day in 1901.

25 Feb 1901

Federico Ghisi composer was born on this day in 1901.

25 Feb 1900

Jed Harris producer/director (Billy Rose Show, Operation Mad Ball) was born on this day in 1900.

25 Feb 1899

Leo J Weisgerber German linguist was born on this day in 1899.

25 Feb 1898

William Thomas Astbury English physicist/chemist (textiles) was born on this day in 1898.

25 Feb 1897

Lili K?rber writer was born on this day in 1897.

25 Feb 1896

John J McClellan (Senator-Democrat-Arkansas) was born on this day in 1896.

25 Feb 1895

Lew Andreas, American basketball coach (d 1984) was born on this day in 1895.

25 Feb 1895

DeBenneville Bert Bell Pennsylvania, NFL owner/commissioner/Hall of Fame (Eagles) was born on this day in 1895.

25 Feb 1895

Henri Martelli composer was born on this day in 1895.

25 Feb 1894

Howard Wendell Poland; actor (4 Skulls of Jonathan Drake) was born on this day in 1894.

25 Feb 1894

Ernst Friedrich Breslau Germany, pacifist (War Against War!) was born on this day in 1894.

25 Feb 1890

Dame Myra Hess, English pianist (d 1965) was born on this day in 1890.

25 Feb 1890

Vyacheslav Molotov, Soviet politician (d 1986) was born on this day in 1890.

25 Feb 1890

Myra Hess London England, concert pianist was born on this day in 1890.

25 Feb 1888

John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (d 1959) was born on this day in 1888.

25 Feb 1888

John Foster Dulles US Secretary of State (1953-59) was born on this day in 1888.

25 Feb 1887

Leonard Carey England; actor (Laughter) was born on this day in 1887.

25 Feb 1882

Ludvig Nordstr?m Sweden, writer (Story of Peter Svensk) was born on this day in 1882.

25 Feb 1882

Jozef Goossenaerts Flemish philologist (Language boundary) was born on this day in 1882.

25 Feb 1882

Bruno Traven German writer (Sierra Madre) was born on this day in 1882.

25 Feb 1881

William Foster Massachusetts, Communist Presidential candidate (1924,28,32) was born on this day in 1881.

25 Feb 1879

Otakar Ostrcil composer was born on this day in 1879.

25 Feb 1877

Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist (d 1935) was born on this day in 1877.

25 Feb 1876

Charles Freer art collector; endowed Freer Gallery was born on this day in 1876.

25 Feb 1873

Enrico Caruso, Italian tenor (d 1921) was born on this day in 1873.

25 Feb 1873

Enrico Caruso Naples Italy, operatic tenor (Faust) was born on this day in 1873.

25 Feb 1871

Oliver Samuel Campbell tennis champion (US Open-1890) was born on this day in 1871.

25 Feb 1868

Anthony J Block Dutch lawyer (strafproces) was born on this day in 1868.

25 Feb 1866

Benedetto Croce Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher was born on this day in 1866.

25 Feb 1860

Sir William Ashley, Economic historian (d 1927) was born on this day in 1860.

25 Feb 1860

William James Ashley English economic-historian was born on this day in 1860.

25 Feb 1860

Menso Kamerlingh Onnes painter/water colors painter was born on this day in 1860.

25 Feb 1855

George Bonnor cricket player (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888) was born on this day in 1855.

25 Feb 1847

John Watson Canada, philosopher (Objective Idealism) was born on this day in 1847.

25 Feb 1845

George Reid, fourth Prime Minister of Australia (d 1918) was born on this day in 1845.

25 Feb 1842

Karl May, German writer (d 1912) was born on this day in 1842.

25 Feb 1842

Karl May German writer (Old Shatterhand/Winnetou) was born on this day in 1842.

25 Feb 1841

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French painter, graphic artist and sculptor (d 1919) was born on this day in 1841.

25 Feb 1841

Pierre Auguste Renoir Limoges France, Impressionist painter/sculptor was born on this day in 1841.

25 Feb 1840

Otto Liebmann German philosopher (Climax of Theories) was born on this day in 1840.

25 Feb 1840

Alexis Hollander composer was born on this day in 1840.

25 Feb 1833

Julie Verstraete-Lacquet Flemish actress was born on this day in 1833.

25 Feb 1833

Clement Anselm Evans Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1911 was born on this day in 1833.

25 Feb 1832

Theodorus J I Arnold bibliographer (Bibliotheca Belgian) was born on this day in 1832.

25 Feb 1815

Robert Hall Chilton Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879 was born on this day in 1815.

25 Feb 1814

Taras Shevchenko Ukrainian national poet/painter was born on this day in 1814.

25 Feb 1811

Carl Schuberth composer was born on this day in 1811.

25 Feb 1809

George Washington Cullom Brevet Major General (Union Army), died in 1892 was born on this day in 1809.

25 Feb 1808

James Bowen Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 was born on this day in 1808.

25 Feb 1807

George Alfred Trenholm Secretary Treasurer (Confederacy), died in 1876 was born on this day in 1807.

25 Feb 1794

Gerrit Schimmelpenninck Dutch earl of Nijenhuis/Peckedam was born on this day in 1794.

25 Feb 1788

Mateo Ferrer composer was born on this day in 1788.

25 Feb 1778

JosT de San Martfn, Argentine general and liberator of South America was born on this day in 1778.

25 Feb 1778

JosT Francisco de San Mart?n liberated Argentina, Chile and Per? was born on this day in 1778.

25 Feb 1752

John Graves Simcoe, first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada (d 1806) was born on this day in 1752.

25 Feb 1735

Ernst William Wolf composer was born on this day in 1735.

25 Feb 1732

Robert Hudson composer was born on this day in 1732.

25 Feb 1731

Simon Stijl Frisian physician/writer was born on this day in 1731.

25 Feb 1725

Karl Wilhelm Ramler, German poet (d 1798) was born on this day in 1725.

25 Feb 1725

Karl Wilhelm Ramler German poet (Geistliche Kantaten) was born on this day in 1725.

25 Feb 1725

Armand-Louis Couperin Paris France, composer/organist (Notre Dame) was born on this day in 1725.

25 Feb 1714

Hyde Parker, British admiral (d 1782) was born on this day in 1714.

25 Feb 1714

RenT Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou, Chancellor of France (d 1792) was born on this day in 1714.

25 Feb 1707

Carlo Goldoni, Italian writer (d 1793) was born on this day in 1707.

25 Feb 1707

Carlo Goldoni Italy, lawyer/playwright (Belisario, Love of the 3 Oranges) was born on this day in 1707.

25 Feb 1692

Karl Ludwig, Freiherr von P?llnitz, German adventurer and writer (d 1775) was born on this day in 1692.

25 Feb 1682

Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (d 1771) was born on this day in 1682.

25 Feb 1663

Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (d 1718) was born on this day in 1663.

25 Feb 1643

Ahmed II, Ottoman Sultan (d 1695) was born on this day in 1643.

25 Feb 1643

Ahmed II 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) was born on this day in 1643.

25 Feb 1635

Walraad the Elder, Dutch field marshall/earl of Nassau-Usingen was born on this day in 1635.

25 Feb 1591

Friedrich von Spee, German writer (d 1635) was born on this day in 1591.

25 Feb 1398

Xuande, Emperor of China (d 1435) was born on this day in 1398.

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