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

  • 1964 - Abdel Latif Moubarak - Egyptian poet
  • 1943 - Paul Claes - Belgian poet and translator
  • 1923 - Gloria Oden - American poet and academic (d. 2011)
  • 1917 - Minni Nurme - Estonian writer and poet (d. 1994)
  • 1896 - Kostas Karyotakis - Greek poet and educator (d. 1928)
  • 1885 - Ezra Pound - American poet and critic (d. 1972)
  • 1881 - Elizabeth Madox Roberts - American poet and author (d. 1941)
  • 1871 - Paul Valéry - French poet and philosopher (d. 1945)
  • 1762 - André Chénier - Turkish-French poet and playwright (d. 1794)
  • 1751 - Richard Brinsley Sheridan - Irish-English poet

Deaths on this day in history

  • 2012 - Samina Raja - Pakistani poet and educator (b. 1961)
  • 1919 - Ella Wheeler Wilcox - American author and poet (b. 1850)
  • 1842 - Allan Cunningham - Scottish author and poet (b. 1784)
  • 1730 - Nedîm - Turkish poet (b. 1681)
  • 1602 - Jean-Jacques Boissard - French poet and illustrator (b. 1528)