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
Alice B. Toklas moves in permanently with avant-garde writer Gertrude Stein. The two turn their Parisian home into an artistic and literary salon.
Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, scandalizing (and exciting) audiences with his suggestive hip gyrations.
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, making the federal government responsible for setting road safety standards.
During President Barack Obama's health care speech to Congress, Representative Joe Wilson shouts, "You lie!" He later apologizes for his “lack of civility.”
President Grover Cleveland's wife gives birth to a girl. It is the first and only time a president's child is born in the White House.
Orville Wright makes an airplane flight in 1 hour, 2 minutes and 15 seconds. It is the first time an airplane has flown for more than an hour.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax pitches a perfect game against the Chicago Cubs.
Apple, founded by Steve Jobs, announces that its iTunes Music Store has reached 1.8 billion downloaded applications.
Born on This Day
Film Actor, Comedian, Songwriter, Singer, Screenwriter / 1966 -
Actor, comedian, and musician Adam Sandler was a cast member on Saturday Night Live and is the star of such films as Punch-Drunk Love and The Wedding Singer.
Born: September 9, 1966
Age: 47 years old
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Comedian, Songwriter, ...
1941 | 26 years old
1951 | 62 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor, Director
Born: September 9, 1980
Age: 33 years old
Birthplace: Kalispell, Montana, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Television Actress
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor / 1960 -
Hugh Grant is a Golden Globe Award-winning British actor who starred in Four Weddings and a Funeral and the film adaptation of Bridget Jones's Diary.
1960 | 53 years old
Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
1975 | 38 years old
Theater Actor, Singer
Died on This Day
Died: September 9, 1976
Age: 82 years old
Place: Beijing , China
Occupation: Military Leader, Political Leader
1901 | 36 years old
Baseball Player, Entrepreneur / 1850 - 1915
U.S. baseball player, executive and sporting-goods manufacturer A.G. Spalding co-founded A.G. Spalding and Brothers, one of the premier American sporting-goods companies.
1915 | 65 years old
Baseball Player, Entrepreneur
Died: September 9, 1999
Age: 53 years old
Place: Hertford, North Carolina , United States
Occupation: Baseball Player
1815 | 77 years old
1806 | 60 years old
Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice, ...
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profile name: Sandy Koufax profile occupation: Baseball Player
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profile name: Steve Jobs profile occupation: Inventor
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profile name: John R. Lynch profile occupation: U.S. Representative
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profile name: Maria Bartiromo profile occupation: News Anchor
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profile name: H.L. Mencken profile occupation: Activist
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profile name: Oscar Arias Sánchez profile occupation: World Leader
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