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

  • 1941 - Robert Hass - American poet
  • 1921 - Richard Wilbur - American poet
  • 1917 - Robert Lowell - American poet (d. 1977)

Deaths on this day in history

  • 1936 - Mikhail Kuzmin - Russian author and poet (b. 1871)
  • 1875 - Tristan Corbière - French poet and educator (b. 1845)
  • 1697 - Francesco Redi - Italian physician and poet (b. 1626)
  • 1633 - George Herbert - English poet and orator (b. 1593)
  • 1620 - Thomas Campion - English poet and composer (b. 1567)