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
Bob Hope is the master of ceremonies of the first televised presentation of the Academy Awards.
Elvis Presley, with his parents as co-signers, signs a sales contract for a 14-acre farm called Graceland.
Bob Dylan releases his eponymous debut album.
President George W. Bush announces the launch of Operation Iraqi Freedom, which signals the beginning of the Iraq War.
Born on This Day
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor / 1955 -
Bruce Willis first made a splash on TV in Moonlighting, costarring Cybill Shepherd, but his fame really grew with films such as Die Hard, The Sixth Sense and The Expendables.
Born: March 19, 1955
Age: 58 years old
Birthplace: Idar-Oberstein, Germany
Occupation: Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
1952 | 61 years old
Business Leader, Producer
1906 | 56 years old
Born: March 19, 1947
Age: 66 years old
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
1848 | 80 years old
1813 | 60 years old
Died on This Day
Died: March 19, 1950
Age: 74 years old
Place: Encino, California , United States
1930 | 81 years old
2008 | 90 years old
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