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
Edgar Allan Poe's most famous poem "The Raven" is published in the New York Evening Mirror.
President George W. Bush delivers his "axis of evil" speech, in which he denounces countries suspected of developing weapons of mass destruction.
Born on This Day
Film Actress, Entrepreneur, Producer, Philanthropist, Talk Show Host, Television Producer / 1954 -
Billionaire Oprah Winfrey is best known for hosting her own internationally popular talk show from 1986 to 2011. She is also an actress, philanthropist, publisher and producer.
Born: January 29, 1954
Age: 59 years old
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Entrepreneur, ...
Television Actress, Philanthropist, Radio Talk Show Host, Talk Show Host, Journalist / 1948 -
Cristina Saralegui hosts the talk show The Cristina Show for the Univision Network. It has been on the air since 1989 and has won 11 Emmys.
1948 | 65 years old
Television Actress, Philanthropist, ...
U.S. Representative / 1970 -
U.S. Representative Paul Ryan is a Republican from Wisconsin known for his conservative positions. In the 2012 presidential election, Ryan was the running mate of Republican nominee Mitt Romney, who was defeated by President Barack Obama.
1970 | 43 years old
Born: January 29, 1945
Age: 68 years old
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
1880 | 66 years old
Film Actor, Comedian
1975 | 38 years old
Film Actress, Television Actress, ...
Died on This Day
Died: January 29, 1963
Age: 88 years old
Place: Boston, Massachusetts , United States
Occupation: Educator, Poet
2008 | 83 years old
1899 | 59 years old
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profile name: José Guadalupe Posada profile occupation: Illustrator
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