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
Clarence Birdseye secures a patent on the "art of freezing food products," revolutionizing the American food industry.
The Today Show, America's first morning news and talk show, debuts on NBC. Barbara Walters is the first female to co-host.
Late-night host David Letterman undergoes quintuple-bypass surgery at age 52. He recuperates and returns to work in 6 weeks.
Wilt Chamberlain and the rest of the NBA All-Stars refuse to play the All-Star Game until they reach an agreement on a player pension plan.
Green Bay coach Vince Lombardi leads his team to a victory in Super Bowl II, his last game at the helm of the Packers.
Composer Leonard Bernstein hosts a party at his home to raise funds for the legal defense of incarcerated members of the Black Panther Party.
Tennis pro Martina Navratilova wins her 100th career title after defeating Manuela Maleeva in the Virginia Slims of Washington tournament.
Born on This Day
Born: January 14, 1968
Age: 45 years old
Birthplace: Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor, Rapper
Film Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter / 1963 -
Steven Soderbergh is a screenwriter, cinematographer, editor and director, best known for directing the films Erin Brockovich, Traffic and Ocean's Eleven.
1963 | 50 years old
Film Actor, Director, Producer, ...
1941 | 72 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
Born: January 14, 1969
Age: 44 years old
Birthplace: Rye, New York, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor
1919 | 92 years old
News Anchor, Journalist
1967 | 46 years old
Died on This Day
Died: January 14, 1957
Age: 57 years old
Place: Hollywood, California , United States
Occupation: Film Actor
1984 | 81 years old
2009 | 88 years old
Died: January 14, 1986
Age: 64 years old
Place: Beverly Hills, California , United States
Occupation: Television Actress
1988 | 83 years old
Activist, Diplomat, Government Official
1898 | 65 years old
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