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On This Day in History:  April 18

April 18 is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 257 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Long-lost $50,000 lottery ticket found one day before expiration. A Missouri couple found a lottery ticket in their glove compartment and discovered it was a $50,000 winner just one day before it would have expired.
2019
Arizona becomes latest state to shield lottery winners' names. Arizona joined a growing number of states allowing winners of big lottery jackpots to stay anonymous Wednesday after Republican Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation letting winners of jackpots of $100,000 or more request that their names not be made public.
2018
Man didn't realize he won nearly $2 million lottery until 5 months later. One Colorado man didn't realize he won nearly $2 million after a drawing until he checked his ticket — five months later.
2016
Psychic's numbers win lottery jackpot for Florida man. A 60-year-old St. Petersburg man is more than $500,000 richer courtesy of five lucky numbers suggested by a psychic more than 20 years ago.
2013
NJ Democrats want Justice Department to review lottery privatization plan. Unhappy with the state's decision to push ahead with its plan to partially privatize the New Jersey Lottery, a group of Garden State lawmakers have decided to make a federal case of the conflict.
2012
Retired Illinois couple share $656M lottery jackpot. A retired computer systems designer and his wife, a computer programmer, have claimed the final share of the March 30 $656 million Mega Millions lottery drawing.
2011
Army veteran returning to Afghanistan wins $250,000. An Army veteran from Fayetteville, Georgia, won a quarter million dollars in the Georgia Lottery days before his return to Afghanistan.
2008
Stolen lottery ticket wins suspect a trip to jail. On Tuesday morning, three Orangeburg, South Carolina, police officers stopped a man accused of trying to cash in a stolen lottery ticket at the Corner Pantry store.
2007
N.C. couple's winning lottery ticket purchased in S.C.. Dick Sandlin along with his wife, Colleen, arrived at the South Carolina Lottery's Columbia Claims Center 13 days after learning they held the winning $15 million Powerball jackpot ticket.
2005
N.C. Senate begins work on lottery bill. The newly appointed North Carolina Senate Select Committee on the Lottery this week will begin looking at the lottery bill passed by the House and will start crafting a bill for the Senate, the committee chairman said.
2005
GTECH gets Pennsylvania Lottery deal. GTECH Corp., the world's largest online lottery operator, said Monday it will provide lottery-ticket vending machines to the Pennsylvania Lottery, in a deal valued at about $22 million.
2005
Lottery industry firms eye N.C. prize. The biggest players in the $46.5 billion U.S. lottery management industry are casting their eyes toward North Carolina, wondering whether the only state on the Eastern Seaboard without a lottery is about to pull the trigger.
2005
Virginia provides reference for N.C. lottery decision. North Carolina examines the ups and downs of the Virginia lottery as the Senate debates whether to go forward with a lottery or not.
2005
S.C. concerned about potential impact of N.C. lottery. With North Carolina moving closer to establishing a state lottery, many South Carolina residents are concerned about the impact on sales for its lottery and how that might affect scholarships.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$265 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Apr 18, 2006
2.$258.5 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Apr 21, 2010
3.$227 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Apr 20, 2016
4.$175 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Apr 19, 2019
5.$168 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Apr 19, 2005
6.$164 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Apr 21, 2020
7.€130 Million
US$159.91 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Apr 20, 2018
8.€137.89 Million
US$155.08 Million
Draw Date
Apr 18, 2019
9.$143 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Apr 20, 2010
10.$136 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Apr 20, 2019
11.$131 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Apr 18, 2012
12.$130 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Apr 21, 2009
13.$128 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Apr 19, 2014
14.$122 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Apr 18, 2018
15.$105 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Apr 19, 2008
16.€75 Million
US$99.27 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Apr 24, 2009
17.€90 Million
US$99.23 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Apr 24, 2020
18.$95 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Apr 20, 2013
19.€57 Million
US$90.09 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Apr 18, 2008
20.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Apr 21, 2004
21.$89 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Apr 19, 2016
22.$83 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Apr 19, 2013
23.$82 Million
Florida
Lotto
Draw Date
Apr 19, 2006
24.€71.51 Million
US$81.2 Million
Draw Date
Apr 19, 2016
25.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Apr 19, 2000

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1996
Thursday, Apr 18, 1996
24 years old
1984
Wednesday, Apr 18, 1984
36 years old
1982
Sunday, Apr 18, 1982
38 years old
1973
Wednesday, Apr 18, 1973
47 years old
1966
Monday, Apr 18, 1966
54 years old

Worldwide Events On This Day

2018
KingMswati III of Swaziland announces that his country's name will change to Eswatini.
2013
A suicide bombing in a Baghdad cafe kills 27 people and injures another 65.
2007
A series of bombings, two of them being suicides, occur in Baghdad, killing 198 and injuring 251.
1997
The Red River flood begins and soon overwhelms the city of Grand Forks, North Dakota. Fire breaks out and spreads in downtown Grand Forks, but high water levels hamper efforts to reach the fire, leading to the destruction of 11 buildings.
1996
In Lebanon, at least 106 civilians are killed when the Israel Defense Forces shell the United Nations compound at Qana where more than 800 civilians had taken refuge.
1988
The United States launches Operation Praying Mantis against Iranian naval forces in the largest naval battle since World War II.
1983
A suicide bomber in Lebanondestroys the United States embassy in Beirut, killing 63 people.
1980
The Republic of Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) comes into being, with Canaan Banana as the country's first President. The Zimbabwean dollar replaces the Rhodesian dollar as the official currency.
1955
Twenty-nine nations meet at Bandung, Indonesia, for the first Asian-African Conference.
1954
Gamal Abdel Nasser seizes power in Egypt.
1949
The Republic of Ireland Act comes into effect.
1949
The keel for the aircraft carrier USS United States is laid down at Newport News Drydock and Shipbuilding. However, construction is canceled five days later, resulting in the Revolt of the Admirals.
1946
The International Court of Justice holds its inaugural meeting in The Hague, Netherlands.
1945
Over 1,000 bombers attack the small island of Heligoland, Germany.
1943
World War II: Operation Vengeance, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is killed when his aircraft is shot down by U.S. fighters over Bougainville Island.
1942
World War II: The Doolittle Raid on Japan: Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe and Nagoya are bombed.
1942
Pierre Laval becomes Prime Minister of Vichy France.
1939
Robert Menzies, who became Australia's longest-serving prime minister, is elected as leader of the United Australia Party after the death of Prime Minister Joseph Lyons.
1930
The British Broadcasting Corporation announced that "there is no news" in their evening report.
1925
The International Amateur Radio Union is formed in Paris.
1923
Yankee Stadium: "The House that Ruth Built" opens.
1915
French pilot Roland Garros is shot down and glides to a landing on the German side of the lines during World War I.
1912
The Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City.
1909
Joan of Arc is beatified in Rome.
1906
An earthquake and fire destroy much of San Francisco, California.
1902
The 7.5 MwGuatemala earthquake shakes Guatemala with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), killing between 800-2,000.
1899
The St. Andrew's Ambulance Association is granted a royal charter by Queen Victoria.
1897
The Greco-Turkish War is declared between Greece and the Ottoman Empire.
1864
Battle of Dybbøl: A Prussian-Austrian army defeats Denmark and gains control of Schleswig. Denmark surrenders the province in the following peace settlement.
1857
"The Spirits Book" by Allan Kardec is published, marking the birth of Spiritualism in France.
1847
American victory at the battle of Cerro Gordo opens the way for invasion of Mexico.
1831
The University of Alabama is founded in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
1775
American Revolution: The British advancement by sea begins; Paul Revere and other riders warn the countryside of the troop movements.
1738
Real Academia de la Historia ("Royal Academy of History") is founded in Madrid.
1689
Bostonians rise up in rebellion against Sir Edmund Andros.
1521
Trial of Martin Luther begins its second day during the assembly of the Diet of Worms. He refuses to recant his teachings despite the risk of excommunication.
1518
Bona Sforza is crowned as queen consort of Poland.
1506
The cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica is laid.
796
King Æthelred I of Northumbria is murdered in Corbridge by a group led by his ealdormen, Ealdred and Wada. The patricianOsbald is crowned, but abdicates within 27 days.

Births On This Day

1997
Matthias Blübaum, German chess grandmaster
1997
Donny van de Beek, Dutch footballer
1996
Mariah Bell, American figure skater
1996
Ioana Ducu, Romanian tennis player
1995
Divock Origi, Belgian footballer
1993
Matt Salisbury, English cricketer
1993
Nathan Sykes, English singer-songwriter
1990
Henderson Álvarez, Venezuelan baseball player
1990
Anna van der Breggen, Dutch cyclist
1990
Jake Howells, English footballer
1990
Wojciech Szczęsny, Polish footballer
1990
Junior Torunarigha, Nigerian footballer
1989
Jessica Jung, Korean American singer, songwriter, actress, and fashion designer
1988
Andre Frolov, Estonian footballer
1988
Alexander Hauck, South African-German rugby player
1987
Brett Deledio, Australian footballer
1987
Danny Guthrie, English footballer
1987
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, English model and actress
1987
Samantha Jade, Australian singer-songwriter and actress
1987
Ivan Tričkovski, Macedonian footballer
1986
Billy Butler, American baseball player
1986
Maurice Edu, American soccer player
1986
Taylor Griffin, American basketball player
1986
Conrad Logan, Irish footballer
1986
Efraín Velarde, Mexican footballer
1985
Łukasz Fabiański, Polish footballer
1984
Red Bryant, American football player
1984
America Ferrera, American actress and producer
1983
Miguel Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player
1983
Reeve Carney, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1982
Ibrahim al-Asiri, Saudi Arabian terrorist
1982
Greg Camarillo, American football player
1982
Ricardo Colclough, Canadian-American football player
1982
Simone Farina, Italian footballer
1982
Scott Hartnell, Canadian ice hockey player
1982
Blair Late, American singer-songwriter and journalist
1982
Darren Sutherland, Irish boxer (d. 2009)
1982
Marie-Élaine Thibert, Canadian singer
1981
Brian Buscher, American baseball player
1981
Milan Jovanović, Serbian footballer
1981
Aldo Ramírez, Colombian footballer
1981
Audrey Tang, Taiwanese computer scientist and academic
1980
Rabiu Afolabi, Nigerian footballer and manager
1980
Justin Levens, American mixed martial artist (d. 2008)
1979
Michael Bradley, American basketball player and coach
1979
Ethan Cohn, American actor
1979
Matt Cooper, Australian rugby league player
1979
Anthony Davidson, English racing driver
1979
Kourtney Kardashian, American model and businesswoman
1977
Dan LaCouture, American ice hockey player
1977
Cindy Taylor, Paraguayan model and actress
1976
Gavin Creel, American actor and singer
1976
Melissa Joan Hart, American actress, director, and producer
1976
Andrew Ilie, Romanian-Australian tennis player
1976
Justin Ross, American politician
1976
Staffan Strand, Swedish high jumper
1974
Millie Corretjer, Puerto Rican-American actress and singer
1974
Mark Tremonti, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1973
Derrick Brooks, American football player
1973
Brady Clark, American baseball player
1973
Haile Gebrselassie, Ethiopian runner
1972
Rosa Clemente, American journalist and activist
1972
Eli Roth, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1972
Michael Rutter, English motorcycle racer
1971
Oleg Petrov, Russian ice hockey player
1971
Graham Rowntree, English rugby player
1971
David Tennant, Scottish actor
1970
Rico Brogna, American baseball player and coach
1970
Greg Eklund, American drummer and guitarist
1970
Saad Hariri, Saudi Arabian-Lebanese businessman and politician, 33rd Prime Minister of Lebanon
1970
François Leroux, Canadian ice hockey player and radio host
1970
Tatiana Stefanidou, Greek journalist and talk show host
1969
Keith DeCandido, American author
1969
Stefan Schwarz, Swedish footballer and manager
1969
Robert Změlík, Czech decathlete
1967
Maria Bello, American actress and writer
1966
Valeri Kamensky, Russian ice hockey player
1964
Niall Ferguson, Scottish historian and academic
1964
Rithy Panh, Cambodian director and screenwriter
1963
Eric McCormack, Canadian-American actor and producer
1963
Conan O'Brien, American actor, producer, screenwriter, and talk show host
1963
Phil Simmons, Trinidadian cricketer
1963
Peter Van Loan, Canadian lawyer and politician, 16th Canadian Minister of International Trade
1962
Jeff Dunham, American comedian and ventriloquist
1962
Nick Farr-Jones, Australian rugby player and sportscaster
1961
Kelly Hansen, American singer-songwriter
1961
Jane Leeves, English actress and dancer
1961
John Podhoretz, American journalist and author
1960
Yelena Zhupiyeva-Vyazova, Ukrainian runner
1959
Susan Faludi, American journalist and author
1959
Frank Mulholland, Lord Mulholland, Scottish judge, former Solicitor General for Scotland and Lord Advocate
1958
Gabi Delgado-López, Spanish-German singer, co-founder of D.A.F.
1958
Malcolm Marshall, Barbadian cricketer and coach (d. 1999)
1957
Ian Campbell, Australian jumper
1956
Eric Roberts, American actor
1954
Robert Greenberg, American pianist and composer
1953
Rick Moranis, Canadian-American actor, comedian, singer and screenwriter
1951
Ricardo Fortaleza, Australian-Filipino boxer and coach
1951
Pierre Pettigrew, Canadian businessman and politician, 5th Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs
1950
Paul Callery, Australian footballer
1950
Tina Chow, American model and jewelry designer (d. 1992)
1950
Kenny Ortega, American director, producer, and choreographer
1950
Grigory Sokolov, Russian pianist and composer
1949
Geoff Bodine, American race car driver
1948
Régis Wargnier, French director, producer, and screenwriter
1947
Moses Blah, Liberian general and politician, 23rd President of Liberia (d. 2013)
1947
Dorothy Lyman, American actress
1947
Cindy Pickett, American actress
1947
Jerzy Stuhr, Polish actor, director, and screenwriter
1947
James Woods, American actor and producer
1946
Hayley Mills, English actress
1946
Tommy Shannon, American bass guitarist
1945
Bernard Arcand, Canadian anthropologist and author (d. 2009)
1945
Richard Bausch, American novelist and short story writer
1945
Robert Bausch, American novelist and short story writer
1944
Kathy Acker, American author and poet (d. 1997)
1944
Frances D'Souza, Baroness D'Souza, English academic and politician
1944
Robert Hanssen, American FBI agent and double agent
1944
Philip Jackson, Scottish sculptor and photographer
1942
Michael Beloff, English lawyer and academic
1942
Steve Blass, American baseball player and sportscaster
1942
Robert Christgau, American journalist and critic
1942
Jochen Rindt, German-Austrian racing driver (d. 1970)
1941
Michael D. Higgins, Irish sociologist and politician, 9th President of Ireland
1940
Joseph L. Goldstein, American biochemist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate
1940
Mike Vickers, English guitarist, saxophonist, and songwriter
1939
Glen Hardin, American pianist and arranger
1939
Thomas J. Moyer, American lawyer and judge (d. 2010)
1937
Jan Kaplický, Czech architect, designed the Selfridges Building (d. 2009)
1937
Tatyana Shchelkanova, Russian long jumper and heptathlete (d. 2011)
1937
Teddy Taylor, Scottish journalist and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland
1936
Roger Graef, American-English criminologist, director, and producer
1936
Vladimir Hütt, Estonian physicist and philosopher (d. 1997)
1936
"TV" Tommy Ivo, American actor and drag racer
1935
Brian Clay, Australian rugby league player (d. 1987)
1935
Costas Ferris, Egyptian-Greek actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1934
James Drury, American actor
1934
George Shirley, African-American tenor and educator
1931
Bill Miles, American director and producer (d. 2013)
1930
Clive Revill, New Zealand actor and singer
1929
Peter Hordern, English soldier and politician
1928
Karl Josef Becker, German cardinal and theologian (d. 2015)
1928
Otto Piene, German sculptor and academic (d. 2014)
1927
Samuel P. Huntington, American political scientist, author, and academic (d. 2008)
1927
Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Polish journalist and politician, Prime Minister of Poland (d. 2013)
1927
Charles Pasqua, French businessman and politician, French Minister of the Interior (d. 2015)
1926
Doug Insole, English cricketer
1925
Marcus Schmuck, Austrian mountaineer and author (d. 2005)
1924
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2005)
1924
Henry Hyde, American commander, lawyer, and politician (d. 2007)
1924
Roy Mason, English miner and politician, Secretary of State for Defence (d. 2015)
1923
Alfred Bieler, Swiss ice hockey player (d. 2013)
1923
Beryl Platt, Baroness Platt of Writtle, English engineer and politician (d. 2015)
1922
Barbara Hale, American actress (d. 2017)
1922
Lord Kitchner, Trinidadian singer (d. 2000)
1921
Jean Richard, French actor and singer (d. 2001)
1920
John F. Wiley, American football player and coach (d. 2013)
1919
Virginia O'Brien, American actress and singer (d. 2001)
1919
Esther Afua Ocloo, Ghanaian entrepreneur and pioneer of microlending (d. 2002)
1918
Gabriel Axel, Danish-French actor, director, and producer (d. 2014)
1918
André Bazin, French critic and theorist (d. 1958)
1918
Shinobu Hashimoto, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2018)
1918
Clifton Hillegass, American publisher, founded CliffsNotes (d. 2001)
1918
Tony Mottola, American guitarist and composer (d. 2004)
1917
Ty LaForest, Canadian-American baseball player (d. 1947)
1916
Carl Burgos, American illustrator (d. 1984)
1916
Doug Peden, Canadian basketball player (d. 2005)
1915
Joy Davidman, Polish-Ukrainian Jewish American poet and author (d. 1960)
1914
Claire Martin, Canadian author (d. 2014)
1911
Ilario Bandini, Italian businessman and racing driver (d. 1992)
1911
Maurice Goldhaber, Ukrainian Jewish-American physicist and academic (d. 2011)
1907
Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian-American composer and conductor (d. 1995)
1905
Sydney Halter, Canadian lawyer and businessman (d. 1990)
1905
George H. Hitchings, American physician and pharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
1904
Pigmeat Markham, African-American comedian, singer, and dancer (d. 1981)
1902
Waldemar Hammenhög, Swedish author (d. 1972)
1902
Giuseppe Pella, Italian politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1981)
1901
Al Lewis, American songwriter (d. 1967)
1901
László Németh, Hungarian dentist, author, and playwright (d. 1975)
1900
Bertha Isaacs, Bahamian teacher, tennis player, politician and women's rights activist (d. 1997)
1898
Patrick Hennessy, Irish soldier and businessman (d. 1981)
1897
Ardito Desio, Italian geologist and cartographer (d. 2001)
1897
Per-Erik Hedlund, Swedish skier (d. 1975)
1893
Violette Morris, French shot putter and discus thrower (d. 1944)
1892
Eugene Houdry, French-American mechanical engineer and inventor (d. 1962)
1889
Jessie Street, Australian activist (d. 1970)
1888
Duffy Lewis, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1979)
1884
Jaan Anvelt, Estonian educator and politician (d. 1937)
1882
Isaac Babalola Akinyele, Nigerian ruler (d. 1964)
1882
Leopold Stokowski, English conductor (d. 1977)
1880
Sam Crawford, American baseball player, coach, and umpire (d. 1968)
1879
Korneli Kekelidze, Georgian philologist and scholar (d. 1962)
1877
Vicente Sotto, Filipino lawyer and politician (d. 1950)
1874
Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, Croatian author and poet (d. 1938)
1864
Richard Harding Davis, American journalist and author (d. 1916)
1863
Count Leopold Berchtold, Austrian-Hungarian politician and diplomat, Joint Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary (d. 1942)
1863
Linton Hope, English sailor and architect (d. 1920)
1858
Dhondo Keshav Karve, Indian educator and activist, Bharat Ratna Awardee (d. 1962)
1858
Alexander Shirvanzade, Armenian playwright and author (d. 1935)
1857
Clarence Darrow, American lawyer (d. 1938)
1854
Ludwig Levy, German architect (d. 1907)
1838
Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, French chemist and academic (d. 1912)
1819
Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, Cuban lawyer and activist (d. 1874)
1819
Franz von Suppé, Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1895)
1813
James McCune Smith, African-American physician, apothecary, abolitionist, and author (d. 1865)
1797
Adolphe Thiers, French historian and politician, 2nd President of France (d. 1877)
1794
William Debenham, English founder of Debenhams (d. 1863)
1772
David Ricardo, British economist and politician (d. 1823)
1771
Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg (d. 1820)
1759
Jacques Widerkehr, French cellist and composer (d. 1823)
1740
Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet, English banker and politician (d. 1810)
1666
Jean-Féry Rebel, French violinist and composer (d. 1747)
1605
Giacomo Carissimi, Italian priest and composer (d. 1674)
1590
Ahmed I, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1617)
1580
Thomas Middleton, English Jacobean playwright and poet (d. 1627)
1534
William Harrison, English clergyman (d. 1593)
1503
Henry II of Navarre, (d. 1555)
1480
Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander VI
1446
Ippolita Maria Sforza, Italian noble (d. 1484)
812
Al-Wathiq, Abbasid caliph (d. 847)
588
K'an II, Mayan ruler (d. 658)
359
Gratian, Roman emperor (d. 383)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Bruno Sammartino, Italian professional wrestler (b. 1935)
2018
Dale Winton, British television presenter (b. 1955)
2017
Vic Albury, Major Leaguepitcher (b. 1947)
2016
Aleah Stanbridge, Swedish singer (b. 1977)
2015
Roger Lobo, Macanese-Hong Kong businessman and politician (b. 1923)
2015
Erwin Waldner, German footballer (b. 1933)
2014
Guru Dhanapal, Indian director and producer (b. 1959)
2014
Sanford Jay Frank, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1954)
2014
Eduard Kosolapov, Russian footballer (b. 1976)
2014
David McClarty, Northern Irish politician (b. 1951)
2014
Brian Priestman, English conductor and academic (b. 1927)
2014
Dylan Tombides, Australian footballer (b. 1994)
2013
Cordell Mosson, American bass player (b. 1952)
2013
Steuart Pringle, English general (b. 1928)
2013
Goran Švob, Croatian philosopher and author (b. 1947)
2013
Anne Williams, English activist (b. 1951)
2012
Dick Clark, American television host and producer, founded Dick Clark Productions (b. 1929)
2012
René Lépine, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1929)
2012
K. D. Wentworth, American author (b. 1951)
2008
Germaine Tillion, French ethnologist and anthropologist (b. 1907)
2007
Iccho Itoh, Japanese politician (b. 1945)
2006
Mercedes Palomino, Spanish-born Quebec actor and theatre director (b. 1913)
2005
Sam Mills, American football player and coach (b. 1959)
2004
Kamisese Mara, Fijian politician, 2nd President of Fiji (b. 1920)
2003
Edgar F. Codd, English-American soldier, pilot, and computer scientist (b. 1923)
2002
Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian ethnographer and explorer (b. 1914)
2002
Wahoo McDaniel, American football player and wrestler (b. 1938)
1998
Terry Sanford, American lieutenant and politician, 65th Governor of North Carolina (b. 1917)
1997
Edward Barker, English cartoonist (b. 1950)
1996
Brook Berringer, American football player (b. 1973)
1996
Bernard Edwards, American bass player and producer (b. 1952)
1995
Arturo Frondizi, Argentinian lawyer and politician, 32nd President of Argentina (b. 1908)
1988
Pierre Desproges, French journalist and actor (b. 1939)
1988
Oktay Rıfat Horozcu, Turkish poet and playwright (b. 1914)
1986
Marcel Dassault, French businessman, founded Dassault Aviation (b. 1892)
1974
Marcel Pagnol, French author, playwright, and director (b. 1895)
1967
Karl Miller, German footballer (b. 1913)
1965
Guillermo González Camarena, Mexican engineer (b. 1917)
1964
Ben Hecht, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1894)
1963
Meyer Jacobstein, American academic and politician (b. 1880)
1959
Irving Cummings, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1888)
1959
Percy Smith, English footballer and manager (b. 1880)
1958
Maurice Gamelin, Belgian-French general (b. 1872)
1955
Albert Einstein, German-American physicist, engineer, and academic (b. 1879)
1951
Óscar Carmona, Portuguese field marshal and politician, 11th President of Portugal (b. 1869)
1947
Jozef Tiso, Slovak priest and politician, President of Slovakia (b. 1887)
1945
John Ambrose Fleming, English physicist and engineer, invented the vacuum tube (b. 1849)
1945
Ernie Pyle, American journalist and soldier (b. 1900)
1943
Isoroku Yamamoto, Japanese admiral (b. 1884)
1942
Aleksander Mitt, Estonian speed skater (b. 1903)
1942
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American heiress, sculptor and art collector, founded the Whitney Museum of American Art (b. 1875)
1938
George Bryant, American archer (b. 1878)
1936
Milton Brown, American singer and bandleader (b. 1903)
1936
Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1879)
1923
Savina Petrilli, Italian religious leader (b. 1851)
1917
Vladimir Serbsky, Russian psychiatrist and academic (b. 1858)
1906
Luis Martín, Spanish religious leader, 24th Superior-General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1846)
1898
Gustave Moreau, French painter and academic (b. 1826)
1873
Justus von Liebig, German chemist and academic (b. 1803)
1864
Juris Alunāns, Latvian philologist and linguist (b. 1832)
1859
Tatya Tope, Indian general (b. 1814)
1832
Jeanne-Elisabeth Chaudet, French painter (b. 1761)
1802
Erasmus Darwin, English physician and botanist (b. 1731)
1796
Johan Wilcke, Swedish physicist and academic (b. 1732)
1794
Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, English lawyer, judge, and politician, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1714)
1763
Marie-Josephte Corriveau, Canadian murderer (b. 1733)
1742
Arvid Horn, Swedish general and politician (b. 1664)
1732
Louis Feuillée, French astronomer, geographer, and botanist (b. 1660)
1689
George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys, Welsh judge and politician, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1648)
1674
John Graunt, English demographer and statistician (b. 1620)
1650
Simonds d'Ewes, English lawyer and politician (b. 1602)
1636
Julius Caesar, English judge and politician (b. 1557)
1587
John Foxe, English historian and author (b. 1516)
1567
Wilhelm von Grumbach, German adventurer (b. 1503)
1556
Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet and politician (b. 1495)
1555
Polydore Vergil, English historian (b. 1470)
1552
John Leland, English poet and historian (b. 1502)
1176
Galdino della Sala, Italian archdeacon and saint
1161
Theobald of Bec, French-English archbishop (b. 1090)
963
Stephen Lekapenos, co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire
943
Fujiwara no Atsutada, Japanese nobleman and poet (b. 906)
909
Dionysius II, Syriac Orthodox patriarch of Antioch
850
Perfectus, Spanish monk and martyr
796
Æthelred I, king of Northumbria
727
Agallianos Kontoskeles, Byzantine commander and rebel leader

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