Today is global wind day.
Global wind day.
1667 Jean-Baptiste Denis made the first ever successful transfusion of human blood.
The 1896 earthquake and tsunami in Japan killed 27,000 people.
Born on this day:
1843 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer.
1914 Saul Steinberg American artist, a master of caricature.
1921 Gavriil Ilizarov, Soviet orthopedic surgeon, Professor.
1946 Demis Roussos Greek singer and musician.
1849 James K. Polk 11th U.S. President (1845-1849), one of the most active presidents of the 19th century.
1996 Ella Fitzgerald American jazz singer.
2003-Hume cronyn an American actor and screenwriter.
2015 Zhanna Friske Russian singer, TV presenter, actress.
Dmitri, Ivan, Konstantin, Maria, Juliana .