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

  • 1911 - Hervé Bazin - French author and poet (d. 1996)
  • 1586 - John Ford - English poet and playwright (d. 1639)

Deaths on this day in history

  • 2008 - Aimé Césaire - Caribbean-French poet and politician (b. 1913)
  • 2004 - Edmond Pidoux - Swiss author and poet (b. 1908)
  • 1996 - Piet Hein - Danish poet and mathematician (b. 1905)
  • 1695 - Juana Inés de la Cruz - Mexican poet and scholar (b. 1651)