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Post Ideas

Wednesday

Wednesday is 'hump day'. Give some ideas what your readers could be doing at the weekend - only two more working days after today!

Photo Captions

Ask your followers to caption a photo. It'll get them thinking creatively (which will help them to remember you), and will help your engagement rates.

Product Feedback

Introduce a popular product/service and ask people for their thoughts on how you can improve it.

News

Discover other websites that have interesting news about a topic related to your industry. Hint: use the tool on this page.

Historic Events

1998

On this day in 1998: An Air China jetliner is hijacked by disgruntled pilot Yuan Bin and flown to Taiwan. After landing the plane safely, Yuan Bin is arrested.

1998

On this day in 1998: An Air China jetliner is hijacked by disgruntled pilot Yuan Bin and flown to Taiwan.

1997

On this day in 1997: The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains a record 337.17 to 7,498.32. One billion shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time ever.

1997

On this day in 1997: The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains a record 337.17 points to close at 7,498.32.

1995

On this day in 1995: The Atlanta Braves defeat the Cleveland Indians to win the World Series.

1995

On this day in 1995: Fire breaks out on a crowded metro train in Baku, Azerbaijan killing more than 300 passengers. This is the world's worst metro disaster.

1991

On this day in 1991: John Korbal, film historian (Marlene Dietrich), dies at age 51.

1991

On this day in 1991: In Russia, Boris Yeltsin announces the lifting of price controls.

1989

On this day in 1989: In Canada, four people share a CDN$14 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot.

1989

On this day in 1989: The Oakland Athletics sweep of the San Francisco Giants winning baseball's World Series.

1988

On this day in 1988: 48 hours after announcing it was abandoning RU-486, French manufacturer Roussel Uclaf states that it would resume distribution of the abortion drug, bowing to pressure from the government of France.

1988

On this day in 1988: Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives US$10 million to University of Washington library.

1988

On this day in 1988: French manufacturer Roussel Uclaf states that it will resume distribution of the abortion drug RU-486.

1987

On this day in 1987: AndrT Masson, French surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at age 91 (born 1896).

1986

On this day in 1986: Jeremy Bamber is found guilty of the murder of his parents, sister and twin nephews and is given five life sentences.

1986

On this day in 1986: The centennial of the Statue of Liberty's dedication is celebrated in New York Harbor.

1983

On this day in 1983: In Borah Peak, Idaho, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake occurs, the largest historical earthquake in Idaho.

1982

On this day in 1982: The Socialist Party wins the election in Spain; Felipe Gonzlez is elected Prime Minister.

1982

On this day in 1982: NASA launches RCA-E.

1981

On this day in 1981: The Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the New York Yankees 9-2, to capture the World Championship in six games.

1981

On this day in 1981: The heavy metal band Metallica is founded in San Francisco.

1980

On this day in 1980: U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan debate in Cleveland, Ohio. Reagan's genial, witty performance causes him to overtake Carter in the polls.

1979

On this day in 1979: Billy Martin is fired as New York Yankees' manager (second time), replaced by Dick Howser.

1978

On this day in 1978: Donald Ritchie runs the fastest 100km ever, doing it in 7.2722 seconds.

1974

On this day in 1974: First time two New York Islanders hat tricks in same game-MacMillian and Westfall.

1973

On this day in 1973: Elmore Smith of the Los Angeles Lakers blocks 17 shots in a game (NBA record).

1971

On this day in 1971: England becomes sixth nation to have a satellite (Prospero) in orbit.

1970

On this day in 1970: NBA Cleveland Cavaliers first home game, lose to San Diego Rockets 110-99.

1970

On this day in 1970: US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts.

1970

On this day in 1970: Land speed record set by Gary Gabelich in a rocket powered automobile called the Blue Flame

1953

On this day in 1953: Bud Grant of Winnipeg Blue Bombers intercepts five passes (record).

1950

On this day in 1950: The Jack Benny Show, starring Jack Benny, premieres (it ran for 15 years).

1911

On this day in 1911: Bill Dobbie of Calgary Tigers kicks ten singles in a game.

1900

On this day in 1900: After over five months the Paris Olympic games close.

1891

On this day in 1891: In Mino-Owari, Japan, an approximate magnitude 8 earthquake occurs. Over 7,000 deaths. The earthquake caused damage over a 4200 square mile area. 130,000 houses were destroyed.

1890

On this day in 1890: Last National League-AA World Series game Brooklyn ties Louisville three games and one tie.

1886

On this day in 1886: Statue of Liberty dedicated by President Grover Cleveland, it is celebrated by the first confetti (ticker tape) parade in New York City.

1886

On this day in 1886: In New York Harbor, Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty.

1868

On this day in 1868: Thomas Edison applied for his first patent, the electric vote recorder.

1864

On this day in 1864: American Civil War: Second Battle of Fair Oaks ends - Union Army forces under General Ulysses S. Grant withdraw from Fair Oaks, Virginia, after failing to breach the Confederate defenses around Richmond, Virginia.

1834

On this day in 1834: The Battle of Pinjarra occurs in the Swan River Colony in present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. Between 14-40 Aborigines are killed by British colonists.

1793

On this day in 1793: Eli Whitney applies for a patent on the cotton gin.

1790

On this day in 1790: New York gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000.

International Awareness Days

October

Black History Month

An annual observance that remembers people and events in the history of the African diaspora. It is celebrated in February in the United States and Canada, while in Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom it is observed in October.

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Births

28 Oct 1974

Dejan Stefanovi?, Serbian footballer was born on this day in 1974.

28 Oct 1974

Joaquin Phoenix, Puerto Rican-born actor was born on this day in 1974.

28 Oct 1972

Terrell Davis, American football player was born on this day in 1972.

28 Oct 1969

Ben Harper American musician was born on this day in 1969.

28 Oct 1967

John Romero, American video game designer was born on this day in 1967.

28 Oct 1967

Julia Roberts, American actress was born on this day in 1967.

28 Oct 1966

Steve Atwater, American football player was born on this day in 1966.

28 Oct 1963

Lauren Holly, American actress was born on this day in 1963.

28 Oct 1963

Eros Ramazzotti, Italian singer was born on this day in 1963.

28 Oct 1959

Neville Henry; rocker (Blow Monkeys - Wicked Ways) was born on this day in 1959.

28 Oct 1957

Stephen Morris; rocker (New Order - Round and Round) was born on this day in 1957.

28 Oct 1956

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian president was born on this day in 1956.

28 Oct 1955

Bill Gates, American software pioneer was born on this day in 1955.

28 Oct 1955

William Gates; billionaire CEO (Microsoft) was born on this day in 1955.

28 Oct 1952

Annie Potts, American actress was born on this day in 1952.

28 Oct 1950

Sihem Bensedrine, Tunisian human rights activist was born on this day in 1950.

28 Oct 1949

Bruce Jenner, American athlete was born on this day in 1949.

28 Oct 1949

Bruce Jenner; American decathalete (Olympic-gold-1976) was born on this day in 1949.

28 Oct 1948

Telma Hopkins, American singer was born on this day in 1948.

28 Oct 1948

Telma Hopkins in Louisville, Kentucky, USA; singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters) was born on this day in 1948.

28 Oct 1946

Wim Jansen, Dutch football player and coach was born on this day in 1946.

28 Oct 1945

Wayne Fontana in Manchester, England; rocker (Groovy Kind of Love) was born on this day in 1945.

28 Oct 1944

Dennis Franz, American actor was born on this day in 1944.

28 Oct 1944

Anton Schlecker, German billionaire was born on this day in 1944.

28 Oct 1943

Conny Froboess, German singer was born on this day in 1943.

28 Oct 1942

Kees Verkerk, Dutch speed skater was born on this day in 1942.

28 Oct 1941

John Hallam, Northern Irish actor was born on this day in 1941.

28 Oct 1940

Gennadi M Strekalov; cosmonaut (Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11) was born on this day in 1940.

28 Oct 1939

Miroslav Cerar, Yugoslavian gymnast was born on this day in 1939.

28 Oct 1939

Jane Alexander, American actress was born on this day in 1939.

28 Oct 1938

Anne Perry, English-born novelist was born on this day in 1938.

28 Oct 1937

Lenny Wilkins; NBA player, coach (Seattle SuperSonics, Cleveland Cavaliers) was born on this day in 1937.

28 Oct 1936

Charlie Daniels, American musician was born on this day in 1936.

28 Oct 1936

Charlie Daniels; country music star (Devil Went Down to Georgia) was born on this day in 1936.

28 Oct 1934

Jim Beatty; track runner (first sub-4 minute indoor mile) was born on this day in 1934.

28 Oct 1932

Suzy Parker, American actress (d 2003) was born on this day in 1932.

28 Oct 1930

Bernie Ecclestone, English racing official was born on this day in 1930.

28 Oct 1928

Ion Mihai Pacepa, Romanian general, defector and literator was born on this day in 1928.

28 Oct 1927

Cleo Laine in Middlesex, England; singer (Flesh to a Tiger) was born on this day in 1927.

28 Oct 1926

Bowie Kuhn; American baseball commissioner (1969-1984) was born on this day in 1926.

28 Oct 1922

Simon Muzenda, Zimbabwe politician (d 2003) was born on this day in 1922.

28 Oct 1922

Gershon Kingsley, German composer was born on this day in 1922.

28 Oct 1915

Paul Jarrico, American screenwriter (d 1997) was born on this day in 1915.

28 Oct 1914

Glenn Robert Davis, member of United States Congress (d 1988) was born on this day in 1914.

28 Oct 1914

Jonas Salk, American medical scientist (d 1995) was born on this day in 1914.

28 Oct 1914

Richard Laurence Millington Synge, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d 1994) was born on this day in 1914.

28 Oct 1914

Dr Jonas Salk New York City, medical researcher, polio vaccine promoter was born on this day in 1914.

28 Oct 1912

Richard Doll, English epidemiologist (d 2005) was born on this day in 1912.

28 Oct 1910

Marie Dollinger Germany, dropped baton in 1936 Olympic sprint was born on this day in 1910.

28 Oct 1909

Francis Bacon, Anglo-Irish painter (d 1992) was born on this day in 1909.

28 Oct 1907

Edith Head, American costume designer (d 1981) was born on this day in 1907.

28 Oct 1907

John Hewitt, Northern Irish poet (d 1987) was born on this day in 1907.

28 Oct 1907

Edith Head fashion designer (MGM) was born on this day in 1907.

28 Oct 1903

Evelyn Waugh, English writer (d 1966) was born on this day in 1903.

28 Oct 1903

Evelyn Waugh London, author (Brideshead Revisited) was born on this day in 1903.

28 Oct 1902

Elsa Lanchester, British-born actress (d 1986) was born on this day in 1902.

28 Oct 1902

Elsa Lanchester Lewisham London, actress (Bride of Frankenstien) was born on this day in 1902.

28 Oct 1896

Howard Hanson, American composer (d 1981) was born on this day in 1896.

28 Oct 1896

Howard Hanson Wahoo Nebraska, composer/conductor (Nordic) was born on this day in 1896.

28 Oct 1892

Dink Johnson, American musician (d 1954) was born on this day in 1892.

28 Oct 1846

Georges Auguste Escoffier, French chef (d 1935) was born on this day in 1846.

28 Oct 1846

Auguste Escoffier king of chefs and chef of kings was born on this day in 1846.

28 Oct 1845

Zygmunt Florenty Wr=blewski, Polish physicist (d 1888) was born on this day in 1845.

28 Oct 1842

Anna Elizabeth Dickinson orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War) was born on this day in 1842.

28 Oct 1818

Ivan Turgenev Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers and Sons) was born on this day in 1818.

28 Oct 1810

Brigadier General Adley H Gladden Louisiana, killed at Shiloh was born on this day in 1810.

28 Oct 1804

Pierre Frantois Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (d 1849) was born on this day in 1804.

28 Oct 1793

Eliphalet Remington, American firearms manufacturer (d 1861) was born on this day in 1793.

28 Oct 1718

Ignacije Szentmartony, Croatian Jesuit missionary and geographer (d 1793) was born on this day in 1718.

28 Oct 1703

Antoine Deparcieux, French mathematician (d 1768) was born on this day in 1703.

28 Oct 1691

Peder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (d 1720) was born on this day in 1691.

28 Oct 1585

Cornelius Jansen, Dutch bishop and religious reformer (d 1638) was born on this day in 1585.

28 Oct 1585

Cornelius Otto Jansen France, Roman Catholic reform leader was born on this day in 1585.

28 Oct 1510

St Francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d 1572) was born on this day in 1510.

28 Oct 1200

St Ludwig IV von Thnringen was born on this day in 1200.

28 Oct 1017

Heinrich III, Holy Roman Emperor (1046-56) was born on this day in 1017.

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