How Can I Find the Newspaper Headlines on My Birthday?

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A small number of online sources provide information about news and events that occurred on a specific date in history, including dMarie and History Orb. An Internet search for the date also may return some interesting news.

  1. Search dMarie

    Navigate to the dMarie website. On the upper right corner of the page, enter your date of birth, using two numbers for the month and date and four numbers for the year, separated by slashes. Click the “Quick Page” link.

  2. View the headlines for the week and other related events

    Browse the page for news and headlines for the week around the selected date. Many other interesting facts about the year of your birth also are displayed, including facts such as the year’s top songs, celebrity birthdays, prices of consumer goods, popular books and the Academy Award winners for the year. Click the printer icon to print the page.

  3. Search History Orb

    Navigate to the History Orb. On the top right of the page, select the “By Date” box. Enter your date of birth in the “Search Today in History” box on the right side of the page. Select “All Types” from the drop-down menu to return the most comprehensive search results, then click “Search Archives.” Any historically significant events, such as news, inventions, births and deaths, that occurred on that date are displayed on the left side of the page.