On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Jesse James and his gang kill a man while robbing a bank, marking the beginning of their careers as notorious outlaws.
Charles Schulz's last original Peanuts comic strip appears in newspapers one day after he dies.
Ray Charles wins eight posthumous Grammy Awards for his album Genius Loves Company.
Born on This Day
Civil Rights Activist, Anti-War Activist, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist, Singer / 1950 -Peter Gabriel is a British singer and songwriter best known for his role as lead vocalist and flautist for the progressive rock group Genesis.
Born: February 13, 1950
Age: 63 years old
Birthplace: Chobham, Surrey, England
Occupation: Civil Rights Activist, ...
1919 | 72 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress / 1944 -
Stockard Channing is an award-winning American actress best known for her roles in Grease (1978), Six Degrees of Separation (1993) and The West Wing (2002).
1944 | 69 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
Actor, Mayor, Radio Talk Show Host, Talk Show Host, Reality Television Star, News Anchor / 1944 -
Jerry Springer is an American talk show host, best known for his tabloid talk show, The Jerry Springer Show. He is also a former mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born: February 13, 1944
Age: 69 years old
Birthplace: London, England
Occupation: Actor, Mayor, Radio Talk Show Host, ...
1933 | 80 years old
Film Actor, Pin-up
1923 | 90 years old
Military Leader, Pilot
Died on This Day
Died: February 13, 2002
Age: 64 years old
Place: Chandler, Arizona , United States
Occupation: Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
1883 | 69 years old
1728 | 65 years old
Minister, Theologian, Journalist
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