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On This Day in History:  February 10

February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 324 days remain until the end of the year (325 in leap years).

Lottery News On This Day

2019
UK store clerk steals thousands in lottery scratch tickets, wins nothing. A debt-ridden Scottish store clerk stole $2,000 worth of lottery scratch tickets from the store where he worked, and didn't win a single penny.
2017
Georgia Lottery to add extra Cash 3, Cash 4 drawings. Georgia Lottery daily numbers games players will get extra opportunities to play every day starting Sunday.
2017
US lottery operators worry as fewer millennials line up to play. Young Americans are showing less interest in buying lotto tickets than their parents, prompting lottery officials to worry about the odds for future growth.
2016
Alabama House committee OKs lottery bill. A House committee Wednesday afternoon approved a bill that would allow voters to decide whether to establish a lottery in the state of Alabama.
2015
$485 MILLION: Powerball jackpot raised. Due to larger than expected sales volume, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate for Wednesday's drawing to $485 million.
2015
Texas Lottery has its best week of scratch-off sales in 23-year history. Last week, the Texas Lottery had its highest scratch-off ticket sales in the Lottery's 23-year history, with sales of $76 million.
2015
Man arraigned in lottery winner's death. A Detroit man is charged with the murder of 86-year-old Arthur Weldon Neal, who went missing after winning $20,000 in the lottery in December.
2015
Bill shielding Arizona lottery winners set for Senate vote. Winners of large Arizona lottery jackpots would have their names kept secret for three months to give them time to prepare for their newfound wealth and shield their financial affairs under a bill set for a Senate vote Monday.
2014
Indiana woman claims Blue Chip Casino owes her $28M. Imagine feeling as though you are a multi-millionaire -- surrounded by well-wishers -- and then being told something must have gone haywire in the slot machine, and it was out of order.
2014
Kentucky Lottery manager faces lottery ticket fraud charges. A regional manager for the Kentucky Lottery Corporation is accused of fraudulently using lottery tickets after an investigation into 1,800 missing tickets, according to the Kentucky State Police.
2012
$325 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot increased before draw date. As a result of brisker than expected ticket sales, lottery officials announced today that the Powerball jackpot has been raised from $310 million to $325 million for Saturday's drawing.
2009
California school teachers hit $76M lottery jackpot. A group of 15 teachers and administrators at Shasta Lake School, who've been playing the state lottery together for seven years, picked the winning numbers for a $76 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot that was drawn on Saturday.
2009
Lottery millionaire's life hasn't changed much. Most people assume that a $1 million lottery jackpot would dramatically alter a person's life, but one year after collecting her big check, Julie Nolan said her life hasn't changed too much.
2009
Details about Arkansas Lottery emerge. In a memo to House members late Monday afternoon, House Speaker Robbie Wills, D-Conway, provided an overview of draft legislation to create Arkansas' voter-approved lottery for college scholarships.
2009
N.Y. woman shares lottery jackpot with sister. After winning the top prize in the New York Lottery's "Money, Money, Money" game, Lia Gentile, 44, of Buffalo, will keep only half of the $3 million jackpot, because the other half she gave to her younger sister who lives in Pennsylvania.
2009
Single ticket wins $76M Calif. lottery jackpot. A single California Lottery ticket purchased in Shasta Lake hit all six winning numbers in Saturday night's SuperLotto Plus game.
2008
'Most dangerous' sex offender wins $10M lottery jackpot. A convicted Level 3 sex offender has won $10 million in the Massachusetts State Lottery.
2005
Mom, daughter share $1 million NY lottery prize. A New York assembly-line worker, mother of three and grandmother of one, beat odds of more than 1 in 5 million to win a scratch-ticket prize of $1 million.
2005
Georgia Republican proposes online lottery bill. A bill in the Georgia Legislature would start the nation's first online lottery.
2005
Long-awaited lottery number comes up. A long-awaited lottery number, whose failure to be drawn in nearly two years was blamed for suicides and other family tragedies, finally made its appearance in Venice in Italy's highly popular lotto game.
2005
Support eroding for Maine Gov.'s lottery plan. A Democratic state senator from Portland is breaking ranks with Gov. John Baldacci on the governor's plan to help balance the state budget by selling future lottery revenue. But it remains to be seen if that defection is isolated or the first sign that support is crumbling within the governor's party.
2005
N.C. lottery has a fighting chance this year. North Carolina Rep. Billy Owens, a perennial lottery supporter, says the 2005 session of the General Assembly appears to offer "the best chance ever," for the lottery to pass.
2005
Massachusetts unveils new multimedia ad campaign. The Massachusetts Lottery kicks off its latest advertising campaign this week, featuring television and radio advertisements which create awareness of the many benefits Lottery sales bring to the 351 cities and towns of the Commonwealth.
2005
$20 Million Lotto South Jackpot Is Sixth Highest Ever. With no jackpot winner in Saturday's Lotto South drawing, the jackpot has grown to an estimated $20 million, which is the sixth highest amount since the game began in September 2001.
2005
Mega Millions lottery to introduce changes when California joins game. Buddy Roogow, president of Mega Millions and Maryland Lottery director, offered no specific details, but stated that Mega Millions will undergo changes when California is added to the game.
2005
Californians react to Mega Millions decision. Odds are, people who play the state's SuperLotto will also play Mega Millions, and those who don't will consider giving it a shot.
2005
Mega Millions lottery jackpots will get bigger, quicker. When California joins Mega Millions later this year, the nation's most-populated state will bring an influx of new players and money that promises to boost the lottery's prize pool for players in all Mega Millions states.
2004
$121 Million Mega Millions Drawing Tonight. Mega Millions players from around the world are waiting to hear the winning numbers tonight for the largest Mega Millions jackpot since December, 2003.
2004
Husband, wife both buy winning lottery tickets. Unbeknownst to each other, Richard and Lois Thomas each bought winning tickets from Kompak King, a convenience store in Parkersburg, for Thursday night's West Virginia Lottery Cash 25 drawing.
2004
Indiana store looking for lottery winner. Nobody has come forward to claimed a $100,000 Powerball prize from Nov. 22, putting the store's commission in jeopardy.
2004
Tenn. lottery board members get final approval. The state House on Monday voted to confirm Gov. Phil Bredesen's appointees to the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp.'s board of directors, the final approval required by law.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$564.1 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 11, 2015
2.$336.4 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 11, 2012
3.$286.1 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 12, 2014
4.$285 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 11, 2017
5.$250 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 11, 2006
6.$242 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 13, 2019
7.$202 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 11, 2020
8.$184 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 10, 2018
9.€129 Million
US$175.65 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Feb 12, 2010
10.$173 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 12, 2019
11.€151 Million
US$170.78 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Feb 12, 2019
12.€138 Million
US$170.39 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Feb 13, 2018
13.$157 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 10, 2016
14.$153 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 13, 2018
15.$150 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 12, 2008
16.$125 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 11, 2003
17.$122 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 11, 2014
18.$121 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 10, 2004
19.€97.41 Million
US$119.36 Million
Draw Date
Feb 10, 2018
20.€104.3 Million
US$117.96 Million
Draw Date
Feb 12, 2019
21.$106 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 13, 2007
22.$102 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 10, 2006
23.€87.27 Million
US$92.86 Million
Draw Date
Feb 11, 2017
24.$87 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 12, 2016
25.$82 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 12, 2011

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1989
Friday, Feb 10, 1989
31 years old
1986
Monday, Feb 10, 1986
34 years old
1980
Sunday, Feb 10, 1980
40 years old
1980
Sunday, Feb 10, 1980
40 years old
1973
Saturday, Feb 10, 1973
47 years old
1966
Thursday, Feb 10, 1966
54 years old
1964
Monday, Feb 10, 1964
56 years old
1959
Tuesday, Feb 10, 1959
61 years old
1959
Tuesday, Feb 10, 1959
61 years old
1958
Monday, Feb 10, 1958
62 years old
1957
Sunday, Feb 10, 1957
63 years old
1952
Sunday, Feb 10, 1952
68 years old
(year not provided)
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2016
South Korea decides to stop the operation of the Kaesong joint industrial complex with North Korea in response to the launch of Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4.
2013
Thirty-six people are killed and 39 others are injured in a stampede in Allahabad, India, during the Kumbh Mela festival.
2009
The communications satellitesIridium 33 and Kosmos 2251collide in orbit, destroying both.
2007
Then Illinois senator Barack Obama announces his candidacy for president in the 2008 elections, which he later goes on to win.
2003
France and Belgium break the NATO procedure of silent approval concerning the timing of protective measures for Turkey in case of a possible war with Iraq.
1996
IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in chess for the first time.
1989
Ron Brown is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee becoming the first African American to lead a major American political party.
1984
Kenyan soldiers commit the worst ever human rights violation in the country by slaughtering an estimated 5000 ethnic Somali Kenyans in Wagalla in N.E.-Kenya.
1972
Ras Al Khaimah joins the United Arab Emirates, now making up seven emirates.
1967
The 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified.
1964
Melbourne-Voyager collision: The aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne collides with and sinks the destroyer HMAS Voyager off the south coast of New South Wales, Australia, killing 82.
1962
Cold War: Captured American U2 spy-plane pilot Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet spy Rudolf Abel.
1962
Roy Lichtenstein's first solo exhibition opened, and it included Look Mickey, which featured his first employment of Ben-Day dots, speech balloons and comic imagery sourcing, all of which he is now known for.
1954
U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower warns against United States intervention in Vietnam.
1947
The Paris Peace Treaties are signed by Italy, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Finland and the Allies of World War II.
1947
Crowds gathered at shop windows in Paris to see Christian Dior's New Look fashion—longer skirts, nipped-in waists and padded shoulders.
1943
World War II: Attempting to completely lift the Siege of Leningrad, the Soviet Red Army engages German troops and Spanish volunteers in the Battle of Krasny Bor.
1942
World War II: Imperial Japanese Army capture Banjarmasin, capital of Borneo in Dutch East Indies.
1940
The Soviet Union begins mass deportations of Polish citizens from occupied eastern Poland to Siberia.
1940
Tom and Jerry make their debut with Puss Gets the Boot.
1939
Spanish Civil War: The Nationalists conclude their conquest of Catalonia and seal the border with France.
1936
Second Italo-Abyssinian War: Italian troops launched the Battle of Amba Aradam against Ethiopian defenders.
1933
In round 13 of a boxing match at New York City's Madison Square Garden, Primo Carnera knocks out Ernie Schaaf. Schaaf dies four days later.
1930
The Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng launches the failed Yên Bái mutiny in hope to overthrow French protectorate over Vietnam.
1923
Texas Tech University is founded as Texas Technological College in Lubbock, Texas
1920
Józef Haller de Hallenburg performs symbolic wedding of Poland to the sea, celebrating restitution of Polish access to open sea.
1906
HMS Dreadnought, the first of a revolutionary new breed of battleships is christened and launched by King Edward VII.
1870
The YWCA is founded in New York City.
1862
American Civil War: A Union naval flotilla destroys the bulk of the Confederate Mosquito Fleet in the Battle of Elizabeth City on the Pasquotank River in North Carolina.
1861
Jefferson Davis is notified by telegraph that he has been chosen as provisional President of the Confederate States of America.
1846
First Anglo-Sikh War: Battle of Sobraon: British defeat Sikhs in the final battle of the war.
1840
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
1814
Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Champaubert ends in French victory over the Russians and the Prussians.
1763
French and Indian War: The Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Quebec to Great Britain.
1567
Lord Darnley, second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, is found strangled following an explosion at the Kirk o' Field house in Edinburgh, Scotland, a suspected assassination.
1502
Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, on his second voyage to India.
1355
The St Scholastica Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.
1306
In front of the high altar of Greyfriars Church in Dumfries, Robert the Bruce murders John Comyn sparking the revolution in the Wars of Scottish Independence.
1258
Mongol invasions: Baghdad falls to the Mongols, bringing the Islamic Golden Age to an end.

Births On This Day

2000
Yara Shahidi, American actress and model
1997
Lilly King, American swimmer
1997
Chloë Grace Moretz, American actress
1997
Nadia Podoroska, Argentinian tennis player
1996
Emanuel Mammana, Argentinian footballer
1995
Carolane Soucisse, Canadian ice dancer
1993
Max Kepler, German baseball player
1993
Filip Twardzik, Czech footballer
1993
Luis Madrigal, Mexican footballer
1992
Haruka Nakagawa, Japanese singer and actress
1992
Reinhold Yabo, German footballer
1991
Emma Roberts, American actress
1990
Barbara Guarischi, Italian cyclist
1990
Choi Soo-young, South Korean singer-songwriter, actress, and dancer
1989
Liam Hendriks, Australian baseball player
1988
Francesco Acerbi, Italian footballer
1987
Jakub Kindl, Czech ice hockey player
1987
Facundo Roncaglia, Argentinian footballer
1986
Jeff Adrien, American basketball player
1986
Josh Akognon, American basketball player
1986
Radamel Falcao, Colombian footballer
1986
Roberto Jiménez Gago, Spanish footballer
1986
Viktor Troicki, Serbian tennis player
1985
Selçuk İnan, Turkish footballer
1984
Greg Bird, Australian rugby league player
1984
Alex Gordon, American baseball player
1984
Kim Hyo-jin, South Korean actress
1983
Vic Fuentes, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1982
Justin Gatlin, American sprinter
1982
Tarmo Neemelo, Estonian footballer
1982
Hamad Al-Tayyar, Kuwaiti footballer
1982
Iafeta Paleaaesina, New Zealand rugby league player
1981
Uzo Aduba, American actress
1981
Stephanie Beatriz, American actress
1981
Andrew Johnson, English footballer
1981
Holly Willoughby, English model and television host
1980
César Izturis, Venezuelan baseball player
1980
Enzo Maresca, Italian footballer
1980
Mike Ribeiro, Canadian ice hockey player
1979
Joey Hand, American race car driver
1977
Salif Diao, Senegalese footballer
1976
Lance Berkman, American baseball player and coach
1976
Keeley Hawes, English actress
1974
Elizabeth Banks, American actress
1974
Ty Law, American football player
1974
Henry Paul, New Zealand rugby player and coach
1973
Martha Lane Fox, Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho, English businesswoman and politician
1972
Michael Kasprowicz, Australian cricketer
1971
Lorena Rojas, Mexican actress and singer (d. 2015)
1970
Melissa Doyle, Australian journalist and author
1970
Noureddine Naybet, Moroccan footballer and manager
1970
Åsne Seierstad, Norwegian journalist and author
1969
Joe Mangrum, American painter and sculptor
1969
James Small, South African rugby player
1968
Peter Popovic, Swedish ice hockey player and coach
1968
Garrett Reisman, American engineer and astronaut
1967
Laura Dern, American actress, director, and producer
1967
Jacky Durand, French cyclist and sportscaster
1967
Vince Gilligan, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1966
Natalie Bennett, Australian-English journalist and politician
1966
Daryl Johnston, American football player and sportscaster
1964
Glenn Beck, American journalist, producer, and author
1963
Lenny Dykstra, American baseball player
1962
Randy Velischek, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1962
Cliff Burton, American heavy metal bassist (d. 1986)
1961
Alexander Payne, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1961
George Stephanopoulos, American television journalist
1960
Jim Kent, American biologist, computer programmer, academic
1959
John Calipari, American basketball player and coach
1957
Katherine Freese, American astrophysicist and academic
1956
Enele Sopoaga, Tuvaluan politician, 12th Prime Minister of Tuvalu
1955
Jim Cramer, American television personality, pundit, and author
1955
Greg Norman, Australian golfer and sportscaster
1952
Lee Hsien Loong, Singaporean general and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Singapore
1951
Bob Iger, American media executive
1950
Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican economist and politician (d. 1994)
1950
Mark Spitz, American swimmer
1949
Nigel Olsson, English rock drummer and singer-songwriter
1947
Louise Arbour, Canadian lawyer and jurist
1947
Butch Morris, American cornet player, composer, and conductor (d. 2013)
1947
Nicholas Owen, English journalist
1945
Delma S. Arrigoitia, Puerto Rican historian, author, educator and lawyer
1944
Peter Allen, Australian singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor (d. 1992)
1944
Frank Keating, American lawyer and politician, 25th Governor of Oklahoma
1944
Frances Moore Lappé, American author and activist
1944
Rufus Reid, American bassist and composer
1941
Michael Apted, English director and producer
1940
Mary Rand, English sprinter and long jumper
1940
Kenny Rankin, American singer-songwriter (d. 2009)
1939
Adrienne Clarkson, Hong Kong-Canadian journalist and politician, 26th Governor General of Canada
1939
Deolinda Rodríguez de Almeida, Angolan nationalist (d. 1967)
1937
Anne Anderson, Scottish physiologist and academic (d. 1983)
1937
Roberta Flack, American singer-songwriter and pianist
1935
Theodore Antoniou, Greek composer and conductor
1933
Richard Schickel, American journalist, author, and critic (d. 2017)
1933
Faramarz Payvar, Iranian santur player and composer (d. 2009)
1932
Barrie Ingham, English-American actor (d. 2015)
1931
James Edward Maceo West, American inventor and acoustician
1930
E. L. Konigsburg, American author and illustrator (d. 2013)
1930
Robert Wagner, American actor and producer
1929
Jerry Goldsmith, American composer and conductor (d. 2004)
1929
Jim Whittaker, American mountaineer
1929
Lou Whittaker, American mountaineer
1927
Leontyne Price, American operatic soprano
1926
Sidney Bryan Berry, American general (d. 2013)
1926
Danny Blanchflower, Northern Irish soldier, footballer and manager (d. 1993)
1925
Pierre Mondy, French actor and director (d. 2012)
1924
Max Ferguson, Canadian radio host and actor (d. 2013)
1924
Bud Poile, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2005)
1923
Allie Sherman, American football player and coach (d. 2015)
1922
Árpád Göncz, Hungarian author, playwright, and politician, 1st President of Hungary (d. 2015)
1920
Alex Comfort, English physician and author (d. 2000)
1920
Neva Patterson, American actress (d. 2010)
1920
José Manuel Castañón, Spanish lawyer and author (d. 2001)
1919
Ioannis Charalambopoulos, Greek colonel and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2014)
1915
Vladimir Zeldin, Russian actor (d. 2016)
1914
Larry Adler, American harmonica player, composer, and actor (d. 2001)
1910
Dominique Pire, Belgian friar, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1969)
1909
Min Thu Wun, Burmese poet, scholar, and politician (d. 2004)
1907
Anthony Cottrell, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1988)
1906
Lon Chaney Jr., American actor (d. 1973)
1905
Walter A. Brown, American businessman, founded the Boston Celtics (d. 1964)
1905
Chick Webb, American drummer and bandleader (d. 1939)
1904
John Farrow, Australian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1963)
1903
Waldemar Hoven, German physician (d. 1948)
1903
Matthias Sindelar, Austrian footballer and manager (d. 1939)
1902
Walter Houser Brattain, Chinese-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1987)
1901
Stella Adler, American actress and educator (d. 1992)
1898
Bertolt Brecht, German director, playwright, and poet (d. 1956)
1898
Joseph Kessel, French journalist and author (d. 1979)
1897
Judith Anderson, Australian actress (d. 1992)
1897
John Franklin Enders, American virologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
1894
Harold Macmillan, English captain and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1986)
1893
Jimmy Durante, American actor, singer, and pianist (d. 1980)
1893
Bill Tilden, American tennis player and coach (d. 1953)
1892
Alan Hale Sr., American actor and director (d. 1950)
1890
Fanny Kaplan, Ukrainian-Russian activist (d. 1918)
1890
Boris Pasternak, Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1960)
1889
Cevdet Sunay, Turkish general and politician, 5th President of Turkey (d. 1982)
1883
Edith Clarke, American electrical engineer (d. 1959)
1883
H.V. Hordern, Australian cricketer (d. 1938)
1881
Pauline Brunius, Swedish actress and director (d. 1954)
1879
Ernst Põdder, Estonian general (d. 1932)
1869
Royal Cortissoz, American art critic (d. 1948)
1868
Prince Waldemar of Prussia (d. 1879)
1868
William Allen White, American journalist and author (d. 1944)
1867
Robert Garran, Australian lawyer and public servant (d. 1957)
1859
Alexandre Millerand, French lawyer and politician, 12th President of France (d. 1943)
1847
Nabinchandra Sen, Bangladeshi poet and author (d. 1909)
1846
Lord Charles Beresford, Irish admiral and politician (d. 1919)
1846
Ira Remsen, American chemist and academic (d. 1927)
1843
Adelina Patti, Italian-French opera singer (d. 1919)
1842
Agnes Mary Clerke, Irish astronomer and author (d. 1907)
1824
Samuel Plimsoll, English merchant and politician (d. 1898)
1821
Roberto Bompiani, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1908)
1797
George Chichester, 3rd Marquess of Donegall (d. 1883)
1795
Ary Scheffer, Dutch-French painter and academic (d. 1858)
1785
Claude-Louis Navier, French physicist and engineer (d. 1836)
1775
Charles Lamb, English poet and essayist (d. 1834)
1766
Benjamin Smith Barton, American botanist and physician (d. 1815)
1744
William Cornwallis, English admiral and politician (d. 1819)
1696
Johann Melchior Molter, German violinist and composer (d. 1765)
1685
Aaron Hill, English poet and playwright (d. 1750)
1627
Cornelis de Bie, Flemish poet and jurist (d. 1715)
1609
John Suckling, English poet and playwright (d. 1642)
1606
Christine of France, Duchess of Savoy (d. 1663)
1514
Domenico Bollani, Bishop of Milan (d. 1579)
1499
Thomas Platter, Swiss author and scholar (d. 1582)
1486
George of the Palatinate, German bishop (d. 1529)

Deaths On This Day

2019
Jan Michael Vincent, American actor (b. 1945)
2017
Mike Ilitch, American businessman (b. 1929)
2016
Fatima Surayya Bajia, Indian-Pakistani author and playwright (b. 1930)
2015
Naseer Aruri, Palestinian scholar and activist (b. 1934)
2015
Karl Josef Becker, German cardinal and theologian (b. 1928)
2015
Deng Liqun, Chinese theorist and politician (b. 1915)
2014
Stuart Hall, Jamaican-English sociologist and theorist (b. 1932)
2014
Shirley Temple, American actress and diplomat (b. 1928)
2013
W. Watts Biggers, American author, screenwriter, and animator (b. 1927)
2013
David Hartman, American-Israeli rabbi and philosopher, founded the Shalom Hartman Institute (b. 1931)
2012
Lloyd Morrison, New Zealand banker and businessman, founded H. R. L. Morrison & Co (b. 1957)
2012
Jeffrey Zaslow, American journalist and author (b. 1958)
2011
Trevor Bailey, English cricketer and journalist (b. 1923)
2010
Fred Schaus, American basketball player and coach (b. 1925)
2010
Charles Wilson, American lieutenant and politician (b. 1933)
2008
Roy Scheider, American actor and boxer (b. 1932)
2006
James Yancey, American record producer and rapper (b. 1974)
2005
Arthur Miller, American actor, playwright, and author (b. 1915)
2003
Edgar de Evia, Mexican-American photographer (b. 1910)
2003
Albert J. Ruffo, American lawyer and politician, Mayor of San Jose (b. 1908)
2003
Ron Ziegler, American politician, 14th White House Press Secretary (b. 1939)
2002
Dave Van Ronk, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1936)
2001
Abraham Beame, American academic and politician, 104th Mayor of New York City (b. 1906)
2001
Buddy Tate, American saxophonist and clarinet player (b. 1913)
2000
Jim Varney, American actor, comedian and writer (b. 1949)
1997
Brian Connolly, Scottish musician, lead singer The Sweet (b. 1945)
1995
Paul Monette, American author, poet, and activist (b. 1945)
1993
Fred Hollows, New Zealand-Australian ophthalmologist and academic (b. 1929)
1992
Alex Haley, American soldier, journalist, and author (b. 1921)
1979
Edvard Kardelj, Slovene general and politician, 2nd Foreign Minister of Yugoslavia (b. 1910)
1975
Nikos Kavvadias, Greek sailor and poet (b. 1910)
1967
Dionysios Kokkinos, Greek historian and author (b. 1884)
1966
Billy Rose, American composer and songwriter (b. 1899)
1960
Aloysius Stepinac, Croatian cardinal (b. 1898)
1957
Laura Ingalls Wilder, American author (b. 1867)
1956
Leonora Speyer, American poet and violinist (b. 1872)
1956
Emmanouil Tsouderos, Greek banker and politician, 132nd Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1882)
1950
Marcel Mauss, French sociologist and anthropologist (b. 1872)
1945
Anacleto Díaz, Filipino lawyer and jurist (b. 1878)
1944
E. M. Antoniadi, Greek-French astronomer and chess player (b. 1870)
1939
Pope Pius XI (b. 1857)
1932
Edgar Wallace, English author and screenwriter (b. 1875)
1928
José Sánchez del Río, Mexican martyr and saint (b. 1913)
1923
Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845)
1920
Henry Strangways, English-Australian politician, 12th Premier of South Australia (b. 1832)
1918
Abdul Hamid II, Ottoman sultan (b. 1842)
1918
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian soldier and journalist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1833)
1917
John William Waterhouse, English soldier and painter (b. 1849)
1913
Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, Greek long jumper (b. 1888)
1912
Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, English surgeon and academic (b. 1827)
1906
Ezra Butler Eddy, American-Canadian businessman and politician (b. 1827)
1904
John A. Roche, American lawyer and politician, 30th Mayor of Chicago (b. 1844)
1891
Sofia Kovalevskaya, Russian-Swedish mathematician and physicist (b. 1850)
1887
Ellen Wood, English author (b. 1814)
1879
Honoré Daumier, French illustrator and painter (b. 1808)
1865
Heinrich Lenz, Estonian-Italian physicist and academic (b. 1804)
1857
David Thompson, English-Canadian surveyor and explorer (b. 1770)
1837
Alexander Pushkin, Russian poet and author (b. 1799)
1829
Pope Leo XII (b. 1760)
1782
Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian and author (b. 1702)
1755
Montesquieu, French lawyer and philosopher (b. 1689)
1686
William Dugdale, English genealogist and historian (b. 1605)
1576
Wilhelm Xylander, German scholar, translator, and academic (b. 1532)
1567
Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary, Queen of Scots (b. 1545)
1526
John V, Count of Oldenburg, German noble (b. 1460)
1524
Catherine of Saxony, Archduchess of Austria (b. 1468)
1471
Frederick II, Margrave of Brandenburg (b. 1413)
1346
Blessed Clare of Rimini (b. 1282)
1307
Temür Khan, Emperor Chengzong of Yuan (b. 1265)
1306
John "the Red" Comyn, Scottish nobleman
1280
Margaret II, Countess of Flanders (b. 1202)
1242
Emperor Shijō of Japan (b. 1231)
1242
Saint Verdiana, Italian recluse (b. 1182)
1163
Baldwin III of Jerusalem (b. 1130)
1127
William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1071)
547
Scholastica, Christian nun

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