TODAY IN HISTORY - On this day in history

Who was born today? whose birthday is today. Whose death anniversary today?

Births on this day in history

  • 1827 - Petko Slaveykov - Bulgarian journalist and poet (d. 1895)
  • 1587 - Joost van den Vondel - Dutch poet and playwright (d. 1679)

Deaths on this day in history

  • 2015 - Rahim Moeini Kermanshahi - Iranian poet and songwriter (b. 1926)
  • 1992 - Audre Lorde - American poet
  • 1968 - Mervyn Peake - English poet
  • 1954 - Yitzhak Lamdan - Russian-Israeli poet and journalist (b. 1899)
  • 1492 - Jami - Persian poet and saint (b. 1414)