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

  • 1967 - Suman Pokhrel - Nepali poet
  • 1945 - Kay Ryan - American poet and educator
  • 1934 - Leonard Cohen - Canadian singer-songwriter and poet (d. 2016)
  • 1926 - Fereydoon Moshiri - Iranian poet and critic (d. 2000)
  • 1902 - Luis Cernuda - Spanish poet and critic (d. 1963)
  • 1846 - Mihály Kolossa - Hungarian-Slovene author and poet (d. 1906)
  • 1760 - Ivan Dmitriev - Russian poet and politician

Deaths on this day in history

  • 2011 - Jun Henmi - Japanese author and poet (b. 1939)
  • 1975 - Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu - Turkish painter and poet (b. 1911)
  • 1938 - Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić - Croatian author and poet (b. 1874)
  • 1933 - Kenji Miyazawa - Japanese author and poet (b. 1896)
  • 19 - Virgil - Roman poet (b. 70 BC)