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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/george-clooney" 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/00c39239-d35b-4e03-a759-c696d6566600/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="George Clooney" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/george-clooney" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">George Clooney</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/emily-alyn-lind" 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/e0dcc69b-716c-4c63-056b-eb4afec8e000/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Emily Alyn Lind" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/emily-alyn-lind" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Emily Alyn Lind</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/meek-mill" 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/5b64e4d1-b6ed-4603-6dd9-30528287c600/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Meek Mill" 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/meek-mill" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Meek Mill</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1527</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>End of the Renaissance</div><div class='timeline-text'>Spanish and German troops sack Rome, marking the end of the Renaissance era.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1542</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Francis Xavier Reaches Old Goa</div><div class='timeline-text'>Francis Xavier, a prominent Christian missionary, comes to Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1682</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Louis XIV Moves to Versailles</div><div class='timeline-text'>King Louis XIV of France relocates his court to the grand Palace of Versailles.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1782</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Construction of the Grand Palace in Bangkok</div><div class='timeline-text'>The construction of the Grand Palace, the royal residence of the King of Siam in Bangkok, begins as per King Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke's command.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1840</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Valid Penny Black Postage Stamp</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Penny Black postage stamp becomes valid for use within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1901</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Publication of Gorkhapatra</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first issue of Gorkhapatra, the longest running state-owned Nepali newspaper, is published.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1937</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Hindenburg Airship Disaster</div><div class='timeline-text'>The German airship Hindenburg catches fire and is destroyed within a minute while attempting to dock at Lakehurst, New Jersey.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1954</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Roger Bannister's Mile Run Record</div><div class='timeline-text'>Roger Bannister becomes the first person to run a mile in under four minutes, making a grand global athletics record.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1994</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Opening of the Channel Tunnel</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Channel Tunnel connecting the United Kingdom and France officially opens, overseen by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and French President François Mitterrand.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2001</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Historical Visit to a Mosque by a Pope</div><div class='timeline-text'>During his trip to Syria, Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope in history to enter a mosque.</div></div></div>

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