in History

Events (2019 years ago today): AD 69 – In the Second Battle of Bedriacum, troops loyal to Vespasian defeat those of Emperor Vitellius.

Births (100 years ago today): 1919Frank Piasecki, American engineer and pilot (d. 2008)

Births (50 years ago today): 1969Emma Donoghue, Irish-Canadian author

Deaths (350 years ago today): 1669William Prynne, English lawyer and author (b. 1600)

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1969Behçet Kemal Çağlar, Turkish poet and politician (b. 1908)

Commemorations:
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World Development Information Day

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