Today is Thursday، the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 319 days remaining until the end of the year.
Today's highlights in history:
1964 Muhammad Ali becomes the world’s heavyweight boxing champion.
1690 – Constantin Cantemir، Prince of Moldavia، and the Holy Roman Empire sign a secret treaty in Sibiu، stipulating that Moldavia would support the actions led by the House of Habsburg against the Ottoman Empire.
1933 US President-elect Franklin Roosevelt escapes an assassination attempt in Miami.
1989 The last Soviet troops withdraw from Afghanistan after a 10-year occupation.
2017 India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit.
1892 – Roy Rene، Australian comedian (d. 1954)
1907 – Jean Langlais، French organist and composer (d. 1991)
1942 - Abdullah Musharraf، Egyptian actor.
1954 – Matt Groening، American animator، producer، and screenwriter
1990 - Kholoud Issa، a Syria -Tunisia actress.
1947 - Mustafa Abdel Razek، Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and member of the Arabic Language Academy in Cairo.