On this day in 529 BC, King Cyrus the Great of Persia marched into the city of Babylon, releasing the Jews from almost 70 years of exile and issuing the first Human Rights Declaration.

Born on this day in 1904 tenor Dinu Badescu

Born on this day in 1915 playwright Arthur Miller

Happy 90th birthday baritone Rolando Panerai

Happy 75th birthday tenor Reiner Goldberg