in History

Births (450 years ago today): 1571Abbas I of Persia (d. 1629)

Births (400 years ago today): 1621Thomas Willis, English physician and anatomist (d. 1675)

Births (200 years ago today): 1821John Chivington, American colonel and pastor (d. 1892)

Births (100 years ago today): 1921Donna Reed, American actress (d. 1986)

Births (50 years ago today): 1971Patrice Brisebois, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

Deaths (100 years ago today): 1921Maurice Buckley, Australian sergeant (b. 1891)

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1971Jacobo Árbenz, Guatemalan captain and politician, President of Guatemala (b. 1913)

Commemorations:
International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

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