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On This Day in History:  February 16

February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 318 days remain until the end of the year (319 in leap years).

Lottery News On This Day

2020
The world may never know who won a $202 million lottery jackpot. $202 million is more money that most of us can even fathom. But one lucky lottery winner from New Jersey may be able to relish all that money in secret — thanks to a new law that went into effect just last month.
2018
CT consumer protection agency issues investigative report about botched raffle drawing. An investigative report on the $1.375 million, New Year's Day lottery blunder spreads blame among the Connecticut Lottery Corp., state Department of Consumer Protection (DCP), and a national accounting firm hired to send an observer to the drawing to verify that proper procedures were followed.
2017
$349 MILLION: Huge Powerball jackpot set for Saturday. For the first time in 2017, a Powerball jackpot has exceeded $300 million and has entered into the top 25 US jackpots of all time.
2017
Pa. couple claimed $121.6 million Powerball jackpot on ticket purchased in Delaware. A Pennsylvania couple are winners of $121.6 million on a Powerball ticket purchased in Delaware in December.
2017
NJ lottery winners quickly claim $5.2M Pick 6 jackpot. The shock is wearing off and a sweet new reality is setting in for Sam and Kathy who won Monday's Pick Six jackpot of $5.2 million.
2016
Massachusetts woman spent lottery winnings to help homeless man. A Massachusetts woman won the lottery, and quickly spent all the reward money to help a homeless man on Saturday.
2016
Why you might go bankrupt if your next-door neighbor wins the lottery. Research released this month by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia found a significant jump in bankruptcies among households living near someone who won a big lottery jackpot.
2016
Ohio Lottery's Cash Explosion Show wildly popular after 29 years. Twenty-nine years after it launched, the Ohio Lottery's Cash Explosion show remains must-see TV for thousands of Ohioans, who turn in every Saturday evening to watch ordinary folks jump, cry and scream over winning tens of thousands of dollars.
2015
$50M Canada lotto winner says he had a vision of winning numbers. A man started playing the lottery six years ago when numbers flashed into his head, and now he is a millionaire.
2014
$400 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot skyrockets. For only the 6th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has grown to $400 million or more.
2013
Defense worker wins $217 million Powerball jackpot. A husband and wife who work for the Department of Defense won the Virginia Lottery's $217 million Powerball jackpot, the second-largest lotto prize the state has ever awarded.
2013
Plea deal settles N.Y. lottery ticket trial; immigrant will get $2.5M. A plea agreement Friday in Rockland County Court has ended the case involving a Spring Valley, New York, immigrant's $3 million lottery ticket and three men accused of trying to steal a portion of it.
2011
S.C. Lottery to pay 2 sets of winning numbers after mistake. The South Carolina lottery will pay for two separate sets of winning numbers for a Tuesday Pick 3 drawing after a graphic mistakenly listed the wrong numbers.
2011
Ark. Lottery panel votes for changes to unclaimed prize money. The legislative Lottery Oversight Committee voted today to recommend a fix for a 2010 law change that Arkansas lottery officials say hampers their ability to maximize ticket sales.
2011
N.C. couple nabbed $1M lottery prize just before it expired. Just one day before their winning lottery ticket turned into a scrap of worthless paper, a North Carolina couple has come forward to claim their big million-dollar prize.
2010
Lottery winner has days to collect millions. Indiana lottery officials say they miscalculated the deadline to collect the winnings from a $2.5 million jackpot ticket, and are allowing more time for the winner to come forward.
2010
British couple wins $88M lottery, daughter says 'whatever'. "Whatever", said the teenaged daughter of a British couple who won a £56 million (US$88 million) Euro Millions lottery.
2009
Illinois Senate president hopes to expand lottery. Hoping to squeeze more money out of the state lottery, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton wants to sell tickets online and hire a private company to manage and market the games.
2008
Mega Millions lottery jackpot raised to $220 million. The jackpot in the multistate Mega Millions lottery drawing was raised to $220 million, after nobody won the $179 million jackpot Friday night.
2006
Powerball lottery jackpot hits record $365 million. Because no one won last night's $300 million Powerball jackpot, the jackpot will grow to a North American record of $365 million for Saturday night, with a cash option of over $177 million.
2006
Lottery Post reveals N.C. Lottery logo misfire. Lottery Post reveals the logo that North Carolina Lottery officials had to pull the plug on after it was learned that copywrighted material was used to make it.
2006
Judge: N.C. lottery can keep working, but challenge remains alive. The North Carolina lottery can continue preparing for a March 30 kickoff while a court considers a legal challenge to the way the Legislature passed the lottery law last year, a Wake County judge ruled Wednesday.
2006
Lawsuit Challenging N.C. Lottery Still Alive. Critics of the N.C. Education Lottery can keep a lawsuit going that says lawmakers cut legal corners in approving the game, according to a court ruling Wednesday.
2006
N.C. Lottery funding controversy widens. The North Carolina Lottery has not yet started, and already Gov. Mike Easley may be doing what lottery watchdogs feared would happen: Easley is looking to replace funding on existing state programs with lottery revenues, rather than putting the new-found revenue toward new projects.
2004
Tennessee to Join Powerball Lottery. The Tennessee Lottery will join the multistate Powerball game by early summer, officials said Monday.
2004
Clamor for $177 million Mega Millions lottery tickets. When the lottery's Mega Millions jackpot climbs into the stratosphere, people fork out the cash for tickets at local retailers, and the improving economy only helps the sales grow.
2004
Powerball Jackpot Grows To $26 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $26 million, with a cash option of $14.5 million.
2004
Woman hits $10 million jackpot at MGM Grand. Friday, a 49-year-old woman who said she dreamed two weeks ago she would win a lot of money did not let the unlucky Friday the 13th superstition stand in the way of fulfilling her dream at a Megabucks machine at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas.
2004
One ticket wins $15 million Florida Lotto jackpot. One ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $15 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
2004
Disputed Massachusetts lottery ticket is found. Police have found a missing $20,000 Massachusetts lottery ticket that a college student said was snatched out of her hand by the clerk at the Westborough store where she bought it.
2004
Lottery ticket thieves beginning to strike across Tennessee. Thieves from Memphis to Knoxville are trying to cash in the lottery, and store owners are taking matters into their own hands to counter them.
2004
Lawmakers busy trying to change Tennessee lottery. The Tennessee Lottery has been up and running for less than a month, but lawmakers of all persuasions - from avid supporters to consistent opponents - are looking to make changes.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$425.3 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 19, 2014
2.$365 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 18, 2006
3.$361 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 18, 2017
4.$260 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 16, 2019
5.$223 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 17, 2018
6.$220 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 19, 2008
7.$206 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 19, 2019
8.€176 Million
US$199.34 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Feb 19, 2019
9.$189 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 17, 2016
10.€151 Million
US$188.07 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Feb 16, 2018
11.$177 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 17, 2004
12.$168 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 16, 2018
13.$154 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 18, 2014
14.$145 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 17, 2006
15.$130 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 16, 2007
16.€100.87 Million
US$125.2 Million
Draw Date
Feb 17, 2018
17.€106.34 Million
US$120.1 Million
Draw Date
Feb 16, 2019
18.$105 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 18, 2009
19.$103 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 17, 2009
20.$101 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 16, 2011
21.€89.34 Million
US$95.17 Million
Draw Date
Feb 16, 2017
22.$94 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 16, 2016
23.$88 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 17, 2015
24.$86 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 16, 2008
25.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 17, 2001

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1991
Saturday, Feb 16, 1991
29 years old
1980
Saturday, Feb 16, 1980
40 years old
1980
Saturday, Feb 16, 1980
40 years old
1978
Thursday, Feb 16, 1978
42 years old
1978
Thursday, Feb 16, 1978
42 years old
1970
Monday, Feb 16, 1970
50 years old
1970
Monday, Feb 16, 1970
50 years old
1967
Thursday, Feb 16, 1967
53 years old
1961
Thursday, Feb 16, 1961
59 years old
1959
Monday, Feb 16, 1959
61 years old
1957
Saturday, Feb 16, 1957
63 years old
1956
Thursday, Feb 16, 1956
64 years old
1953
Monday, Feb 16, 1953
67 years old
1952
Saturday, Feb 16, 1952
68 years old
1945
Friday, Feb 16, 1945
75 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2013
A bomb blast at a market in Hazara Town, Quetta, Pakistan kills more than 80 people and injures 190 others.
2006
The last Mobile army surgical hospital (MASH) is decommissioned by the United States Army.
2005
The Kyoto Protocol comes into force, following its ratification by Russia.
2005
The National Hockey Leaguecancels the entire 2004-05 regular season and playoffs.
1998
China Airlines Flight 676 crashes into a road and residential area near Chiang Kai-shek International Airport in Taiwan, killing all 196 aboard and seven more on the ground.
1996
A Chicago-bound Amtrak train, the Capitol Limited, collides with a MARC commuter train bound for Washington, D.C., killing 11 people.
1991
NicaraguanContras leader Enrique Bermúdez is assassinated in Managua.
1986
The Soviet liner MS Mikhail Lermontov runs aground in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand.
1985
Hezbollah is founded.
1983
The Ash Wednesday bushfires in Victoria and South Australia kill 75.
1978
The first computer bulletin board system is created (CBBS in Chicago).
1968
In Haleyville, Alabama, the first 9-1-1 emergency telephone system goes into service.
1962
Flooding in the coastal areas of West Germany kills 315 and destroys the homes of about 60,000 people.
1961
Explorer program: Explorer 9 (S-56a) is launched.
1960
The U.S. Navy submarine USS Triton begins Operation Sandblast, setting sail from New London, Connecticut, to begin the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe.
1959
Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba after dictator Fulgencio Batista was overthrown on January 1.
1945
World War II: American forces land onCorregidor Island in the Philippines.
1943
World War II: In the early phases of the Third Battle of Kharkov, Red Army troops re-enter the city.
1940
World War II: Altmark Incident: The German tanker Altmark is boarded by sailors from the British destroyerHMS Cossack. 299 British prisoners are freed.
1937
Wallace H. Carothers receives a United States patent for nylon.
1936
Elections bring the Popular Front to power in Spain.
1934
The Austrian Civil War ends with the defeat of the Social Democrats and the Republikanischer Schutzbund.
1930
The Romanian Football Federation joins FIFA.
1923
Howard Carter unseals the burial chamber of PharaohTutankhamun.
1918
The Council of Lithuania unanimously adopts the Act of Independence, declaring Lithuania an independent state.
1899
Iceland's first football club, Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur, is founded.
1881
The Canadian Pacific Railway is incorporated by Act of Parliament at Ottawa (44th Vic., c.1).
1866
Spencer Compton Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington becomes British Secretary of State for War.
1862
American Civil War: General Ulysses S. GrantcapturesFort Donelson, Tennessee.
1804
First Barbary War: Stephen Decatur leads a raid to burn the pirate-held frigate USS Philadelphia.
1796
Colombo in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) falls to the British, completing their invasion of Ceylon.
1742
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, becomes British Prime Minister.
1699
First Leopoldine Diploma is issued by the Holy Roman Emperor, recognizing the Greek Catholic clergy enjoyed the same privileges as Roman Catholic priests in the Principality of Transylvania.
1646
Battle of Torrington, Devon: The last major battle of the first English Civil War.
1630
Dutch forces led by Hendrick Lonck capture Olinda in what was to become part of Dutch Brazil.
1270
Grand Duchy of Lithuania defeats the Livonian Order in the Battle of Karuse.
1249
Andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khagan of the Mongol Empire.
116
Emperor Trajan sends laureatae to the Roman Senate at Rome on account of his victories and conquest of Parthia.

Births On This Day

2001
Chloe East, American Actress
1997
Pardeep Narwal, Indian Kabaddi athlete
1995
Katy Dunne, English tennis player
1995
Carina Witthöft, German tennis player
1995
Denzel Curry, American rapper
1994
Annika Beck, German tennis player
1994
Federico Bernardeschi, Italian footballer
1992
Nicolai Boilesen, Danish footballer
1992
Zsófia Susányi, Hungarian tennis player
1991
Sergio Canales, Spanish footballer
1990
Dunamis Lui, Australian-Samoan rugby league player
1990
The Weeknd, Canadian singer-songwriter and producer
1989
Elizabeth Olsen, American actress
1988
Diego Capel, Spanish footballer
1988
Zhang Jike, Chinese table tennis player
1988
Denílson Pereira Neves, Brazilian footballer
1988
Andrea Ranocchia, Italian footballer
1988
Kim Soo-hyun, South Korean actor and singer
1987
Luc Bourdon, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2008)
1987
Theresa Goh, Singaporean swimmer
1987
Hasheem Thabeet, Tanzanian basketball player
1986
Diego Godín, Uruguayan footballer
1985
Simon Francis, English footballer
1985
Stacy Lewis, American golfer
1985
Ron Vlaar, Dutch footballer
1984
Sofia Arvidsson, Swedish tennis player
1984
Oussama Mellouli, Tunisian swimmer
1983
Agyness Deyn, English model, actress, and singer
1982
Aleksandr Dmitrijev, Estonian footballer
1982
Rickie Lambert, English footballer
1982
Lupe Fiasco, American rapper
1981
Jay Howard, English race car driver
1981
Jerry Owens, American baseball player
1981
Qyntel Woods, American basketball player
1980
Longineu W. Parsons III, French-American drummer
1979
Eric Mun, American-South Korean singer and actor
1979
Valentino Rossi, Italian motorcycle racer
1978
Tia Hellebaut, Belgian high jumper and chemist
1978
Wasim Jaffer, Indian cricketer
1978
John Tartaglia, American actor, singer, and puppeteer
1977
Ian Clarke, Irish-American computer scientist, founded Freenet
1977
Ahman Green, American football player
1976
Eric Byrnes, American baseball player and sportscaster
1976
Kyo, Japanese singer-songwriter and producer
1974
Mahershala Ali, American actor
1973
Cathy Freeman, Australian sprinter
1972
Jerome Bettis, American football player and sportscaster
1972
Zoran Čampara, Bosnian football player
1972
Sarah Clarke, American actress
1972
Naomi Nishida, Japanese actress
1972
Darrell Trindall, Australian rugby league player
1971
Michael Avenatti, American attorney and pundit
1971
Craig Laundy, Australian politician
1970
Angelo Peruzzi, Italian footballer and manager
1968
Warren Ellis, English author and screenwriter
1967
Keith Gretzky, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1965
Dave Lombardo, Cuban-American drummer
1964
Bebeto, Brazilian footballer and manager
1964
Christopher Eccleston, English actor
1962
John Balance, English singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
1961
Des Hasler, Australian rugby league player and coach
1961
Liu Kang, Chinese footballer and manager (d. 2013)
1961
Andy Taylor, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1960
Pete Willis, English guitarist and songwriter
1959
John McEnroe, German-American tennis player and sportscaster
1959
Kelly Tripucka, American basketball player and sportscaster
1958
Natalie Angier, American author
1958
Ice-T, American rapper and actor
1958
Oscar Schmidt, Brazilian basketball player
1958
Herb Williams, American basketball player and coach
1957
LeVar Burton, German-born American actor, director, and producer
1956
Vincent Ward, New Zealand director and screenwriter
1954
Iain Banks, Scottish author and playwright (d. 2013)
1954
Margaux Hemingway, American model and actress (d. 1996)
1954
Michael Holding, Jamaican cricketer and sportscaster
1953
John Bradbury, English drummer, songwriter, and producer (d. 2015)
1953
Lanny McDonald, Canadian ice hockey player and manager
1953
Roberta Williams, American video game designer, co-founded Sierra Entertainment
1952
William Katt, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1952
James Ingram, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2019)
1951
Barry Foote, American baseball player and coach
1950
Peter Hain, Kenyan-Welsh politician, Secretary of State for Wales
1949
Bob O'Reilly, Australian rugby league player
1948
Kaiketsu Masateru, Japanese sumo wrestler and coach (d. 2014)
1944
Glyn Davies, Welsh farmer and politician
1944
Richard Ford, American novelist and short story writer
1944
António Mascarenhas Monteiro, Cape Verdean politician, 2nd President of Cape Verde (d. 2016)
1942
Richard Williams, American tennis player and coach
1941
Kim Jong-il, North Korean commander and politician, 2nd Supreme Leader of North Korea (d. 2011)
1940
Hannelore Schmatz, German mountaineer (d. 1979)
1939
Adolfo Azcuna, Filipino lawyer and judge
1938
John Corigliano, American composer and academic
1937
Paul Bailey, British novelist, critic, and biographer
1937
Yuri Manin, Russian-German mathematician and academic
1935
Brian Bedford, English-American actor and director (d. 2016)
1935
Sonny Bono, American actor, singer, and politician (d. 1998)
1935
Stephen Gaskin, American activist, co-founded The Farm (d. 2014)
1935
Bradford Parkinson, American colonel and engineer
1935
Kenneth Price, American painter and sculptor (d. 2012)
1934
August Coppola, American author and academic (d. 2009)
1934
Marlene Hagge, American golfer
1932
Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Sierra Leonean economist, lawyer, and politician, 3rd President of Sierra Leone (d. 2014)
1932
Gretchen Wyler, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2007)
1931
Otis Blackwell, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2002)
1931
Ken Takakura, Japanese actor and singer (d. 2014)
1929
Gerhard Hanappi, Austrian footballer and architect (d. 1980)
1929
Peter Porter, Australian-English poet and educator (d. 2010)
1927
June Brown, English actress
1926
Margot Frank, German-Dutch holocaust victim (d. 1945)
1926
John Schlesinger, English actor and director (d. 2003)
1923
Samuel Willenberg, Polish-Israeli sculptor and painter (d. 2016)
1922
Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, German soldier and pilot (d. 1950)
1921
Vera-Ellen, German-American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1981)
1921
Jean Behra, French race car driver (d. 1959)
1921
John Galbraith Graham, English priest and academic (d. 2013)
1920
Anna Mae Hays, American general (d. 2018)
1919
Georges Ulmer, Danish-French actor and composer (d. 1989)
1916
Bill Doggett, African-American pianist and composer (d. 1996)
1914
Jimmy Wakely, American country music singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1982)
1909
Hugh Beaumont, American actor and director (d. 1982)
1909
Jeffrey Lynn, American actor (d. 1995)
1909
Richard McDonald, Irish-American businessman, co-founded McDonald's (d. 1998)
1906
Vera Menchik, British-Czechoslovak-Russian chess player (d. 1944)
1904
James Baskett, African-American actor and singer (d. 1948)
1904
George F. Kennan, Scotch-Irish American historian and diplomat, United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union (d. 2005)
1903
Edgar Bergen, Swedish-American ventriloquist and actor (d. 1978)
1902
Cyril Vincent, South African cricketer (d. 1968)
1901
Wayne King, American singer-songwriter and conductor (d. 1985)
1901
Chester Morris, American actor (d. 1970)
1896
Eugénie Blanchard, French super-centenarian (d. 2010)
1893
Katharine Cornell, American actress and producer (d. 1974)
1891
Hans F. K. Günther, German eugenicist and academic (d. 1968)
1887
Kathleen Clifford, American actress (d. 1962)
1884
Robert J. Flaherty, German-Irish American director and producer (d. 1951)
1878
Pamela Colman Smith, English occultist and illustrator (d. 1951)
1878
James Colosimo, Italian-American mob boss (d. 1920)
1876
G. M. Trevelyan, English historian and academic (d. 1962)
1873
Radoje Domanović, Serbian journalist and author (d. 1908)
1868
Edward S. Curtis, American ethnologist and photographer (d. 1952)
1866
Billy Hamilton, American baseball player and manager (d. 1940)
1856
Ossian Everett Mills, American academic, founded Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (d. 1920)
1848
Hugo de Vries, Dutch botanist, geneticist, and academic (d. 1935)
1848
Octave Mirbeau, French journalist, novelist, and playwright (d. 1917)
1845
George Kennan, American journalist and explorer (d. 1924)
1843
Henry M. Leland, American engineer and businessman, founded Cadillac and Lincoln (d. 1932)
1841
Armand Guillaumin, French painter (d. 1927)
1838
Henry Adams, American journalist, historian, and author (d. 1918)
1834
Ernst Haeckel, German biologist, physician, and philosopher (d. 1919)
1831
Nikolai Leskov, Russian author, playwright, and journalist (d. 1895)
1830
Lars Hertervig, Norwegian painter (d. 1902)
1826
Joseph Victor von Scheffel, German poet and author (d. 1886)
1824
Peter Kosler, Slovenian lawyer, geographer, and cartographer (d. 1879)
1822
Francis Galton, English biologist and statistician (d. 1911)
1821
Heinrich Barth, German explorer and scholar (d. 1865)
1812
Henry Wilson, American colonel and politician, 18th Vice President of the United States (d. 1875)
1804
Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist and zoologist (d. 1885)
1802
Phineas Quimby, American mystic and philosopher (d. 1866)
1786
Maria Pavlovna, Russian Grand Duchess (d. 1859)
1774
Pierre Rode, French violinist and composer (d. 1830)
1761
Jean-Charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)
1740
Giambattista Bodoni, Italian publisher and engraver (d. 1813)
1727
Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian botanist, chemist, and mycologist (d. 1817)
1698
Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician, geophysicist, and astronomer (d. 1758)
1643
John Sharp, English archbishop (d. 1714)
1620
Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (d. 1688)
1543
Kanō Eitoku, Japanese painter and educator (d. 1590)
1519
Gaspard II de Coligny, French admiral (d. 1572)
1514
Georg Joachim Rheticus, Austrian cartographer and instrument maker (d. 1574)
1497
Philip Melanchthon, German astronomer, theologian, and academic (d. 1560)
1471
Krishnadevaraya, emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire (d. 1529)
1470
Eric I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1540)
1419
John I, Duke of Cleves (d. 1481)
1331
Coluccio Salutati, Italian political leader (d. 1406)
1304
Jayaatu Khan Tugh Temür, Chinese emperor (d. 1332)
1222
Nichiren, founder of Nichiren Buddhism (d. 1282)
1032
Ying Zong, Chinese emperor (d. 1067)

Deaths On This Day

2016
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and diplomat, 6th Secretary-General of the United Nations (b. 1922)
2015
Lasse Braun, Algerian-Italian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1936)
2015
Lesley Gore, American singer-songwriter (b. 1946)
2015
R. R. Patil, Indian lawyer and politician, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1957)
2015
Lorena Rojas, Mexican actress and singer (b. 1971)
2014
Ken Farragut, American football player (b. 1928)
2014
Gert Krawinkel, German guitarist (b. 1947)
2014
Michael Shea, American author (b. 1946)
2013
Colin Edwards, Guyanese footballer (b. 1991)
2013
Grigory Pomerants, Russian philosopher and author (b. 1918)
2013
Tony Sheridan, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1940)
2012
Gary Carter, American baseball player and coach (b. 1954)
2012
Elyse Knox, American model, actress, and fashion designer (b. 1917)
2012
John Macionis, American swimmer and lieutenant (b. 1916)
2012
Anthony Shadid, American journalist (b. 1968)
2011
Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922)
2011
Justinas Marcinkevičius, Lithuanian poet and playwright (b. 1930)
2009
Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, South Korean cardinal (b. 1921)
2006
Johnny Grunge, American wrestler (b. 1966)
2006
Ernie Stautner, German-American football player and coach (b. 1925)
2004
Doris Troy, American singer-songwriter (b. 1937)
2003
Rusty Magee, American actor and composer (b. 1955)
2002
Walter Winterbottom, English footballer and manager (b. 1913)
2001
Howard W. Koch, American director and producer (b. 1916)
2001
William Masters, American gynecologist and sexologist (b. 1915)
2000
Marceline Day, American actress (b. 1908)
2000
Lila Kedrova, Russian-French actress and singer
2000
Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-American businessman, founded PING (b. 1911)
1998
Mary Amdur, American toxicologist and public health researcher (b. 1908)
1997
Chien-Shiung Wu, Chinese-American physicist and academic (b. 1912)
1996
Roberto Aizenberg, Argentinian painter and sculptor (b. 1922)
1996
Roger Bowen, American actor and author (b. 1932)
1996
Pat Brown, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Governor of California (b. 1905)
1996
Brownie McGhee, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1915)
1992
Angela Carter, English novelist, short story writer (b. 1940)
1992
Jânio Quadros, Brazilian politician, 22nd President of Brazil (b. 1917)
1992
Herman Wold, Norwegian-Swedish economist and statistician (b. 1908)
1991
Enrique Bermúdez, Nicaraguan lieutenant and engineer (b. 1932)
1990
Keith Haring, American painter and activist (b. 1958)
1984
M. A. G. Osmani, Bangladeshi general (b. 1918)
1980
Erich Hückel, German physicist and chemist (b. 1895)
1977
Janani Luwum, bishop, Church of Uganda, martyr (b. c.1922)
1977
Rózsa Péter, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1905)
1975
Morgan Taylor, American hurdler and coach (b. 1903)
1974
John Garand, Canadian-American engineer, designed the M1 Garand Rifle(b. 1888)
1967
Smiley Burnette, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1911)
1961
Dazzy Vance, American baseball player (b. 1891)
1957
Josef Hofmann, Polish-American pianist and composer (b. 1876)
1944
Dadasaheb Phalke, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1870)
1932
Ferdinand Buisson, French academic and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1841)
1932
Edgar Speyer, American-English financier and philanthropist (b. 1862)
1928
Eddie Foy, Sr., American actor and dancer (b. 1856)
1919
Vera Kholodnaya, Ukrainian actress (b. 1893)
1917
Octave Mirbeau, French journalist, novelist, and playwright ( (b. 1848)
1912
Nicholas of Japan, Russian-Japanese monk and saint (b. 1836)
1907
Giosuè Carducci, Italian poet and educator, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1835)
1899
Félix Faure, French merchant and politician, 7th President of France (b. 1841)
1898
Thomas Bracken, Irish-New Zealand journalist, poet, and politician (b. 1843)
1862
William Pennington American lawyer and politician, 13th Governor of New Jersey, 23rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (b. 1796)
1820
Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish general (b. 1758)
1754
Richard Mead, English physician (b. 1673)
1721
James Craggs the Younger, English politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department (b. 1686)
1710
Esprit Fléchier, French bishop and author (b. 1632)
1645
Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general and politician, 24th Governor of the Duchy of Milan (b. 1585)
1579
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, Spanish explorer (b. 1509)
1560
Jean du Bellay, French cardinal and diplomat (b. 1493)
1531
Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)
1391
John V Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (b. 1332)
1390
Rupert I, Elector Palatine (b. 1309)
1281
Gertrude of Hohenburg, queen consort of Germany (b. c.1225)
1279
Afonso III of Portugal (b. 1210)
1247
Henry Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)
1184
Richard of Dover, Archbishop of Canterbury
902
Mary the Younger, Byzantine saint (b. 875)
549
Zhu Yi, Chinese general (b. 483)

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