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
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She's the first female artist to receive the honor.
The Arsenio Hall Show, the first late-night talk show with an African-American host, debuts.
Hillary Clinton is sworn in as New York State's first female senator, after beating out Republican Rick Lazio.
Born on This Day
Football Player / 1981 -
Eli Manning is the Super Bowl–winning quarterback for the New York Giants, the brother of NFL quarterback Peyton Manning, and the son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning.
Born: January 3, 1981
Age: 33 years old
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Occupation: Football Player
1948 | 66 years old
1892 | 81 years old
Born: January 3, 1956
Age: 58 years old
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Director, Producer
1793 | 87 years old
Civil Rights Activist, ...
1897 | 82 years old
Died on This Day
Died: January 3, 1967
Age: 55 years old
Place: Dallas, Texas , United States
Occupation: Entrepreneur, Assassin
1979 | 91 years old
1946 | 39 years old
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