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

  • 1929 - John Montague - American-Irish poet and academic (d. 2016)
  • 1909 - Stephen Spender - English author and poet (d. 1995)
  • 1866 - Vyacheslav Ivanov - Russian poet and playwright (d. 1949)
  • 1812 - Berthold Auerbach - German poet and author (d. 1882)

Deaths on this day in history

  • 1869 - Alphonse de Lamartine - French author and poet (b. 1790)