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
Audrey Hepburn wins Best Actress at the 26th Annual Academy Awards for her role in Roman Holiday
Sugar Ray Robinson wins the middleweight championship, regaining the title for the fifth and final time.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono, while on their honeymoon, begin a seven-day "bed-in" for peace from their hotel room in Amsterdam.
Born on This Day
Songwriter, Singer / 1947 -
Elton John is a British singer, pianist and composer who was one of the most popular musicians of the 20th century. Along with selling more than 250 million records he has found success on Broadway, composing the music score for the Tony award winning hit Billy Elliot (2008).
Born: March 25, 1947
Age: 66 years old
Birthplace: Pinner, Middlesex, England
Occupation: Songwriter, Singer
1962 | 51 years old
1918 | 77 years old
Talk Show Host, News Anchor
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress, Producer / 1965 -
Sarah Jessica Parker is an award-winning TV and film actress whose starring role in the series Sex and the City catapulted her to stardom.
Born: March 25, 1965
Age: 48 years old
Birthplace: Nelsonville, Ohio, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
1942 | 71 years old
1934 | 79 years old
Women's Rights Activist, Journalist
Died on This Day
Civil Rights Activist, Journalist / 1862 - 1931
Ida B. Wells was an African-American journalist and activist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s.
Died: March 25, 1931
Age: 68 years old
Place: Chicago, Illinois , United States
Occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Journalist
Filmmaker, Journalist, Screenwriter / 1884 - 1951Oscar Micheaux was an African-American filmmaker whose films were a challenge to segregation in both Hollywood and society in general. He wrote, produced and directed more than 45 films from 1919 to 1948.
1951 | 67 years old
Filmmaker, Journalist, Screenwriter
2006 | 76 years old
Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer, ...
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