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

  • 1945 - Anne Waldman - American poet
  • 1929 - Ed Dorn - American poet and educator (d. 1999)
  • 1898 - Harindranath Chattopadhyay - Indian poet
  • 1884 - J. C. Squire - English poet
  • 1798 - August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben - German poet and academic (d. 1874)
  • 1788 - Francisco Balagtas - Filipino poet and author (d. 1862)
  • 1719 - Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim - German poet (d. 1803)

Deaths on this day in history

  • 1640 - Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski - Polish author and poet (b. 1595)