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Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/ike-battle" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/58dc60cd-92d6-4911-41ee-c5edb4b99100/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Ike Battle" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">TikTok Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/ike-battle" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Ike Battle</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/charli-xcx" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/667d60d2-1d4b-4e25-28db-ff1a5a42bf00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Charli XCX" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Pop Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/charli-xcx" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Charli XCX</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/mark-lee" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/d8720c92-1dd5-490b-1549-7aa3c241dd00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Mark Lee" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rapper</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/mark-lee" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Mark Lee</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>338 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Philip II Secures Macedonian Dominance</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Macedonian army, led by Philip II, defeats Athens and Thebes at the Battle of Chaeronea.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1343</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rise of Pirate Jeanne de Clisson</div><div class='timeline-text'>Following her husband's execution, Jeanne de Clisson sells her estates to fund a fleet for French attacks.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1610</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Hudson Discovers Hudson Bay</div><div class='timeline-text'>Henry Hudson sails into the Hudson Bay during his search for the Northwest Passage.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1776</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>US Declaration of Independence Signed</div><div class='timeline-text'>Continental Congress signs the United States Declaration of Independence.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1798</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>British Victory in Battle of the Nile</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the French Revolutionary Wars, the Battle of the Nile ends in a British victory.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1932</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Positron's Discovery</div><div class='timeline-text'>Carl D. Anderson discovers the positron, the antiparticle of the electron.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1943</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>PT-109 Sinks in World War II</div><div class='timeline-text'>Future U.S. President John F. Kennedy's PT-109 is rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer in World War II.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1968</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Earthquake Hits Philippines</div><div class='timeline-text'>An earthquake in Casiguran, Aurora, Philippines causes widespread destruction, kills more than 270 people, and injuries 261 people.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1985</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Delta Flight 191 Crashes</div><div class='timeline-text'>Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, crashes in Dallas/Fort Worth killing 137 people.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Iraq Invades Kuwait</div><div class='timeline-text'>Iraq invades Kuwait, leading to the Gulf War.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"Miracle in Toronto"</div><div class='timeline-text'>Air France Flight 358 overshoots the runway and catches fire at Toronto Airport, but all aboard survive.</div></div></div>

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