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

  • 1952 - Cherríe Moraga - American poet
  • 1943 - Aram Saroyan - American poet and novelist
  • 1931 - Manouchehr Atashi - Iranian journalist and poet (d. 2005)
  • 1899 - Udumalai Narayana Kavi - Indian poet and songwriter (d. 1981)

Deaths on this day in history

  • 2013 - José Montoya - American poet and academic (b. 1932)
  • 2006 - John M. Ford - American author and poet (b. 1957)
  • 1980 - Marie Under - Estonian author and poet (b. 1883)
  • 1536 - Johannes Secundus - Dutch author and poet (b. 1511)
  • 1367 - Jakushitsu Genkō - Japanese poet (b. 1290)