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
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace present an outline of natural selection's role in evolution to the Linnaean Society of London.
Gloria Steinem and her team of editors release the premiere issue of Ms. magazine, the first major feminist publication in the United States.
Bike enthusiast Henri Desgrange holds the first Tour de France bike race. Afraid it will be a failure, he avoids the event until its successful conclusion.
Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt is selected as the Democratic presidential nominee at the national convention in Chicago.
Former Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat returns to Palestine after 26 years in exile.
Born on This Day
Children's Activist, Princess / 1961 - 1997
Princess Diana was Princess of Wales while married to Prince Charles. One of the most adored members of the British royal family, she died in a 1997 car crash.
Born: July 1, 1961
Birthplace: Sandringham, United Kingdom
1971 | 42 years old
Songwriter, Music Producer, Rapper, ...
1952 | 61 years old
Film Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter
Born: July 1, 1961
Age: 52 years old
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Occupation: Track and Field Athlete
1977 | 36 years old
Animal Rights Activist, Film Actress, Television Actress, Model, Reality Television Star / 1967 -
Pamela Anderson first gained fame in the pages of Playboy and rose to international fame with her role on Baywatch. She garnered more fame in 2010, when she competed on Dancing with the Stars.
1967 | 46 years old
Animal Rights Activist, Film Actress, ...
Died on This Day
Died: July 1, 2004
Age: 80 years old
Place: Los Angeles, California , United States
Occupation: Film Actor
1997 | 79 years old
Film Actor, Songwriter, Singer
1991 | 54 years old
Died: July 1, 2005
Age: 54 years old
Occupation: Songwriter, Singer
2000 | 79 years old
1896 | 85 years old
Activist, Philanthropist, Author
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