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On This Day in History:  February 25

February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 309 days remain until the end of the year (310 in leap years).

Lottery News On This Day

2021
New Jersey Lottery ticket sales temporarily unavailable. The New Jersey Lottery today announced that ticket sales for all draw games will be temporarily suspended Friday, Feb. 26.
2020
California man pleads guilty to Latina grandmothers lottery scam. A Los Angeles man pleaded guilty Monday to a federal charge for targeting Latina grandmothers in Long Beach and throughout Southern California in a scam involving a fake winning lottery ticket.
2020
Oregon Lottery will lose money on sports betting this year. Oregon Lottery Director Barry Pack will present some unwelcome news at the Lottery Commission's monthly meeting on Feb. 28. Scoreboard, the agency's new mobile sports betting app, will lose money for the fiscal year that ends June 30.
2016
UK couple waits for house to be painted, then claims £32.5M lottery jackpot. A Cambridgeshire couple who won £32.5 million (US$45.5 million) on the lottery have been identified — and they've revealed the bizarre reason they carried the winning ticket around for a week before claiming the massive windfall.
2014
Oregon Lottery winner won't retire. A 34-year-old safety trainer who lives in Salem, Oregon, said his first plan for his Win For Life prize is to pay off his mortgage within five years.
2013
Missouri Powerball winners live modestly, give back to hometown. While some lottery winners fritter away their fortunes or meet tragic ends, not much has outwardly changed for Mark and Cindy Hill since they won half of a $587 million Powerball jackpot in November.
2010
Man pleads guilty to altering lottery ticket. A Buffalo, New York, man has admitted he altered a Mega Millions lottery ticket to make it look he'd won a $252 million jackpot.
2010
Montana Lottery to offer Mega Millions starting Monday. The Montana Lottery will begin offering the Mega Millions game on Monday, Mar. 1.
2010
W.V. Lottery offers $15 million for office tower. West Virginia's plan to purchase the City Center West office tower for the Lottery Commission is $7 million short of the owner's asking price, according to state and local officials familiar with the negotiations.
2010
Bill would boost California Lottery jackpots. The state Lottery would be allowed to pay out more money on jackpots, with the aim of gaining more players and boosting funding for schools, under a measure that advanced Tuesday, but Los Angeles' teachers are skeptical.
2010
Maine Gov. nudged toward approval of Mega Millions. Maine may get another big jackpot lottery game, Mega Millions, if lawmakers approve a proposal discussed by the Appropriations Committee on Wednesday.
2010
Multi-state lottery jackpots near $100 million mark. The United States two biggest lottery games each has a jackpot that is nearly $100 million.
2009
Michigan Lottery to offer less-pricey raffle. Responding to tough economic times, the Michigan Lottery is launching its latest raffle game -- and you won't see a $50 ticket price, or a $2 million top prize.
2008
Mega lottery winners to leave 'check-by-check' days. Day three in the lives of Georgia's newest multi-millionaires began with a round of interviews on Monday morning television shows for the winners of Friday night's $270 million Mega Millions jackpot.
2008
UK National Lottery operator Camelot knew manager was spying on rivals. A manager at Camelot, the operator of the United Kingdom's National Lottery, used false identities to gather intelligence on rival companies, according to an official investigation.
2008
Michigan lawmaker wins $2M lottery jackpot. A Michigan lawmaker has won a $2 million lottery jackpot.
2007
Washington Lottery's Quinto game to end in March. Lottery players who love Quinto have until March 17 to play the card-themed draw game, Washington's Lottery announced Thursday.
2006
Mega Millions lottery jackpot increased to $256 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $256 million Saturday.
2006
Last day for Lotto South. Today will be the last drawing for the nearly 5-year-old game with roots dating to 1990. If no one wins the final $4.5 million jackpot, all secondary prizes from $5 to $1,000 will be doubled.
2005
Nebraska man claims $198,000 Pick 5 lottery jackpot. After using a Tupperware cookie jar as a safe for two days, an Aurora man redeemed his jackpot-winning Nebraska Pick 5 ticket worth $198,000.
2005
Men who threw away $100,000 scratch ticket now seek prize. Two men who say they bought a scratch-off lottery ticket and threw it away are seeking the $100,000 prize a woman claimed after she plucked it from a cafe's trash can.
2005
Idaho man, 22, wins Powerball lottery jackpot. A 22-year-old restaurant manager is the winner of Wednesday's $18.7 million Powerball jackpot.
2005
Oklahoma lottery board sworn in. Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry presided over the first meeting of the Oklahoma Education Lottery Commission on Wednesday, urging members to move quickly in hopes of getting the lottery up and running this fall.
2005
NH Senate approves $20 scratch ticket cost. The New Hamprshire Senate joined Governor John Lynch on Thursday in endorsing a doubling of the top-priced scratch ticket cost.
2004
Anonymous Winner Claims $85.5 Million Powerball Lottery Jackpot. The winner of the Feb. 4 $85.5 million Powerball jackpot has claimed the prize under the anonymity of a trust, the New Hampshire Lottery said Tuesday.
2004
GTECH says not linked to scandal in Brazil. West Greenwich, Rhode Island-based GTECH Holdings Corp., the world's biggest supplier of online lottery systems, said yesterday a Brazilian government aide who was fired amid a probe of campaign finance allegations wasn't involved in extending the company's contract in the country.
2004
Mega Millions jackpot increases to $12 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery drawing grew to $12 million Wednesday.
2004
$175,000 Mega Millions lottery win helps pair greet baby. Kathy L. Dailey, the Shortsville, New York woman who won a second prize worth $175,000 in Friday's record $239 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot, wasted little time seeking anonymity.
2004
Oregon Lottery increases number of Keno drawings. The Oregon State Lottery has increased the number and frequency of its Keno drawings in an attempt to boost revenue.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$322 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 27, 2019
2.$293 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 28, 2018
3.$270 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 28, 2006
4.$266 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 27, 2016
5.€210 Million
US$254.08 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Feb 26, 2021
6.$245 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 26, 2019
7.$222 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 27, 2018
8.$216 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 27, 2007
9.$195 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 25, 2014
10.$182.1 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 26, 2011
11.$171 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 27, 2009
12.$150 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 25, 2009
13.€112.64 Million
US$137.33 Million
Draw Date
Feb 25, 2021
14.$133 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 27, 2008
15.€105.5 Million
US$129.46 Million
Draw Date
Feb 27, 2018
16.$127 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 27, 2015
17.€110.96 Million
US$126.19 Million
Draw Date
Feb 26, 2019
18.$125 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 26, 2016
19.$111.1 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 27, 2021
20.$99 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 26, 2010
21.€93.72 Million
US$98.98 Million
Draw Date
Feb 25, 2017
22.$96 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 25, 2005
23.$95 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 27, 2010
24.$94 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 28, 2012
25.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 28, 2007

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1987
Wednesday, Feb 25, 1987
34 years old
1982
Thursday, Feb 25, 1982
39 years old
1982
Thursday, Feb 25, 1982
39 years old
1981
Wednesday, Feb 25, 1981
40 years old
1968
Sunday, Feb 25, 1968
53 years old
1966
Friday, Feb 25, 1966
55 years old
1964
Tuesday, Feb 25, 1964
57 years old
1964
Tuesday, Feb 25, 1964
57 years old
1964
Tuesday, Feb 25, 1964
57 years old
1963
Monday, Feb 25, 1963
58 years old
1962
Sunday, Feb 25, 1962
59 years old
1962
Sunday, Feb 25, 1962
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1957
Monday, Feb 25, 1957
64 years old

Worldwide Events On This Day

1991
Disbandment of the Warsaw Pact at a meeting of its members in Budapest.
1986
People Power Revolution: President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos flees the nation after 20 years of rule; Corazon Aquino becomes the Philippines' first woman president.
1980
The government of Suriname is overthrown by a military coup led by Dési Bouterse.
1956
In his speech On the Cult of Personality and Its Consequences, Nikita Khrushchev, leader of the Soviet Union, denounces Stalin.
1951
The first Pan American Games are officially opened in Buenos Aires by Argentine President Juan Perón.
1948
In a coup d'état led by Klement Gottwald, the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia takes control of government in Prague to end the Third Czechoslovak Republic.
1947
The formal abolition of Prussia is proclaimed by the Allied Control Council, the Prussian government having already been abolished by the Preußenschlag of 1932.
1947
Soviet NKVD forces in Hungary abduct Béla Kovács-secretary-general of the majority Independent Smallholders' Party-and deport him to the USSR in defiance of Parliament. His arrest is an important turning poing in the Communist takeover of Hungary.
1941
The outlawed Communist Party of the Netherlands organises a general strike in German-occupied Amsterdam to protest against Nazi persecution of Dutch Jews.
1939
As part of British air raid precautions, the first of 2​2 million Anderson shelters is constructed in a garden in Islington, north London.
1933
Launch of the USS Ranger at Newport News, Virginia. It is the first purpose-built aircraft carrier to be commissioned by the US Navy.
1932
Hitler, having been stateless for seven years, obtains German citizenship when he is appointed a Brunswick state official by Dietrich Klagges, a fellow Nazi. As a result, Hitler is able to run for Reichspräsident in the 1932 election.
1921
Georgian capital Tbilisi falls to the invading Russian forces after heavy fighting and the Russians declare the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic.
1918
German forces capture Tallinn to virtually complete the occupation of Estonia.
1916
In the Battle of Verdun, a German unit captures Fort Douaumont, keystone of the French defences, without a fight.
1912
Marie-Adélaïde, the eldest of six daughters of Guillaume IV, becomes the first reigning Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.
1875
Guangxu Emperor of Qing dynasty China begins his reign, under Empress Dowager Cixi's regency.
1870
Hiram Rhodes Revels, a Republican from Mississippi, is sworn into the United States Senate, becoming the first African American ever to sit in Congress.
1843
Lord George Paulet occupies the Kingdom of Hawaii in the name of Great Britain in the Paulet Affair (1843).
1836
Samuel Colt is granted a United States patent for his revolver firearm.
1336
Four thousand defenders of Pilenai commit mass suicide rather than be taken captive by the Teutonic Knights.
628
Khosrow II, the last great Shah of the Sasanian Empire (Iran), is overthrown by his son Kavadh II.
138
Roman emperorHadrian adopts Antoninus Pius as his son, effectively making him his successor.

Births On This Day

1999
Gianluigi Donnarumma, Italian international footballer; youngest goalkeeper to play for Italy
1992
Jorge Soler, Cuban baseball player
1988
Tom Marshall, British photo colouriser and artist
1982
Flavia Pennetta, Italian tennis player; winner of the 2015 US Open
1981
Park Ji-sung, South Korean footballer; the most successful Asian player with 19 career trophies
1974
Dominic Raab, British politician; First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
1971
Sean Astin, American actor, director and producer
1968
Oumou Sangaré, Grammy Award-winning MalianWassoulou musician
1967
Ed Balls, British politician; Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
1963
Paul O'Neill, American baseball player and sportscaster; five-time World Series champion
1962
Birgit Fischer, German kayaker; winner of eight Olympic gold medals
1958
Kurt Rambis, American basketball player and coach; four-time NBA Finals champion
1957
Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Singapore politician; 5th Senior Minister of Singapore
1953
José María Aznar, Spanish politician; Prime Minister of Spain, 1996-2004
1952
Joey Dunlop, Northern Irish motorcycle road racing champion; holds record for most wins (26) at the Isle of Man TT (d. 2000)
1951
Don Quarrie, Jamaican sprinter and coach; four Olympic medals and two world records
1950
Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish skier; 1972 Olympic slalom champion (d. 2006)
1950
Neil Jordan, Irish film director, screenwriter and author
1950
Néstor Kirchner, Argentinian politician; 51st President of Argentina, 2003-2007 (d. 2010)
1949
Amin Maalouf, Lebanese-French journalist and author
1947
Lee Evans, American sprinter and athletics coach; two gold medals and world 400m record at 1968 Olympics
1946
Jean Todt, French racing driver and team manager; FIA President, 2009-2021
1944
François Cevert, French racing driver (d. 1973)
1943
George Harrison, English singer-songwriter, guitarist and film producer; lead guitarist of The Beatles (d. 2001)
1941
David Puttnam, English film producer and academic
1940
Ron Santo, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2010)
1938
Herb Elliott, Australian 1500 metres runner; 1960 Olympic champion and world record holder
1938
Farokh Engineer, Indian international cricketer; successful as batsman and wicketkeeper
1937
Tom Courtenay, award-winning English actor
1937
Bob Schieffer, American political author, journalist and TV interviewer
1935
Oktay Sinanoglu, Turkishphysical chemist and molecular biophysicist; two-time nominee for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 2015)
1934
Tony Lema, American golfer; winner of the 1964 Open Championship (d. 1966)
1932
Tony Brooks, English racing driver; six Formula One victories, second in 1959 World Championship
1932
Faron Young, American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist; member of Country Music Hall of Fame (d. 1996)
1928
Paul Elvstrøm, Danish yachtsman; winner of four Olympic gold medals, 1948-1960 (d. 2016)
1928
A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., prominent African-Americancivil rights advocate, author, and federal court judge (d. 1998)
1928
Larry Gelbart, American author and screenwriter; creator and producer of M*A*S*H TV series (d. 2009)
1928
Richard G. Stern, American author and academic (d. 2013)
1927
Ralph Stanley, American bluegrass singer and banjo player; member of International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame (d. 2016)
1926
Masatoshi Gündüz Ikeda, Japanese-Turkish mathematician and academic; developed algebraic number theory (d. 2003)
1925
Shehu Shagari, former President of Nigeria (d. 2019)
1925
Lisa Kirk, American actress and singer (d. 1990)
1924
Hugh Huxley, English-American biologist and academic (d. 2013)
1922
Molly Reilly, Canadian aviator (d. 1980)
1921
Pierre Laporte, Canadian journalist, lawyer, and politician, Deputy Premier of Quebec (d. 1970)
1921
Andy Pafko, American baseball player and manager (d. 2013)
1920
Philip Habib, American academic and diplomat, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (d. 1992)
1919
Monte Irvin, American baseball player and executive (d. 2016)
1918
Bobby Riggs, American tennis player; winner of three major titles, 1939-1941 (d. 1995)
1917
Anthony Burgess, English author, playwright, and critic (d. 1993)
1915
S. Rajaratnam, 1st Senior Minister of Singapore (d. 2006)
1913
Jim Backus, American actor and screenwriter; the voice of Mr. Magoo (d. 1989)
1913
Gert Fröbe, German actor; title role in Goldfinger (d. 1988)
1910
Millicent Fenwick, American journalist and politician (d. 1992)
1908
Mary Locke Petermann, cellular biochemist (d. 1975)
1908
Frank G. Slaughter, American physician and author (d. 2001)
1907
Sabahattin Ali, Turkish journalist, author, and poet (d. 1948)
1906
Mary Coyle Chase, American journalist and playwright; author of Harvey (d. 1981)
1905
Perry Miller, American historian, author, and academic (d. 1963)
1903
King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player, referee, and coach; rated one of the 100 greatest NHL players (d. 1986)
1901
Vince Gair, Australian politician, 27th Premier of Queensland (d. 1980)
1901
Zeppo Marx, American comedian (the youngest of the Marx Brothers) and theatrical agent (d. 1979)
1898
William Astbury, physicist and molecular biologist (d. 1961)
1894
Meher Baba, Indian spiritual master (d. 1969)
1890
Myra Hess, English pianist and educator (d. 1965)
1888
John Foster Dulles, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 52nd United States Secretary of State (d. 1959)
1885
Princess Alice of Battenberg, mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (d. 1969)
1883
Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (d. 1981)
1881
William Z. Foster, American union leader and politician (d. 1961)
1881
Alexei Rykov, Russian politician, Premier of Russia (d. 1938)
1877
Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist and scholar (d. 1935)
1873
Enrico Caruso, Italian-American tenor; the most popular operatic tenor of the early 20th century and the first great recording star. (d. 1921)
1869
Phoebus Levene, Russian-American biochemist and physician (d. 1940)
1866
Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher and politician (d. 1952)
1865
Andranik, Armenian general (d. 1927)
1860
William Ashley, English historian and academic (d. 1927)
1857
Robert Bond, Canadian politician; first Prime Minister of Newfoundland (d. 1927)
1856
Karl Gotthard Lamprecht, German historian and academic (d. 1915)
1856
Mathias Zdarsky, Czech-Austrian skier, painter, and sculptor (d. 1940)
1855
Cesário Verde, Portuguese poet and author (d. 1886)
1845
George Reid, Scottish-Australian lawyer and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1918)
1842
Karl May, German author, poet, and playwright (d. 1912)
1841
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French painter and sculptor (d. 1919)
1833
John St. John, American lawyer and politician, 8th Governor of Kansas (d. 1916)
1816
Giovanni Morelli, Italian historian and critic (d. 1891)
1812
Carl Christian Hall, Danish lawyer and politician, 6th Prime Minister of Denmark (d. 1888)
1809
John Hart, English-Australian politician, 10th Premier of South Australia (d. 1873)
1806
Emma Catherine Embury, American author and poet (d. 1863)
1778
José de San Martín, Argentinian general and politician, 1st President of Peru (d. 1850)
1755
François René Mallarmé, French lawyer and politician (d. 1835)
1752
John Graves Simcoe, English-Canadian general and politician, 1st Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada (d. 1806)
1728
John Wood, the Younger, English architect, designed the Royal Crescent (d. 1782)
1714
René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou, French lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor of France (d. 1792)
1707
Carlo Goldoni, Italian playwright and composer (d. 1793)
1682
Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist and pathologist (d. 1771)
1670
Maria Margarethe Kirch, German astronomer and mathematician (d. 1720)
1663
Peter Anthony Motteux, French-English author, playwright and translator (d. 1718)
1643
Ahmed II, Ottoman sultan (d. 1695)
1591
Friedrich Spee, German poet and author (d. 1635)
1543
Sharaf Khan Bidlisi, Emir of Bitlis (d. 1603)
1540
Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton, English aristocrat and courtier (d. 1614)
1475
Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick, last male member of the House of York (d. 1499)
1337
Wenceslaus I, Duke of Luxembourg (d. 1383)
1259
Infanta Branca of Portugal, daughter of King Afonso III of Portugal and Urraca of Castile (d. 1321)

Deaths On This Day

2020
Dmitry Yazov, last Marshal of the Soviet Union (b. 1924)
2015
Harve Bennett, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1930)
2015
Eugenie Clark, American biologist and academic; noted ichthyologist (b. 1922)
2012
Louisiana Red, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1932)
2010
Ihsan Dogramaci, Turkish pediatrician and academic (b. 1915)
2008
Hans Raj Khanna, Indian judge and advocate; upholder of civil liberties (b. 1912)
2005
Peter Benenson, English lawyer, founded Amnesty International (b. 1921)
2001
A. R. Ammons, American poet and critic (b. 1926)
2001
Don Bradman, Australian international cricketer; holder of world record batting average (b. 1908)
1999
Glenn T. Seaborg, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1912)
1998
W. O. Mitchell, Canadian author and playwright (b. 1914)
1997
Andrei Sinyavsky, Russian journalist and publisher (b. 1925)
1996
Haing S. Ngor, Cambodian-American physician and author (b. 1940)
1983
Tennessee Williams, American playwright, and poet (b. 1911)
1980
Robert Hayden, American poet and academic (b. 1913)
1978
Daniel James, Jr., American general and pilot (b. 1920)
1975
Elijah Muhammad, American religious leader (b. 1897)
1972
Gottfried Fuchs, German-Canadian Olympic soccer player (b. 1889)
1971
Theodor Svedberg, Swedish chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1884)
1970
Mark Rothko, Latvian-American painter and academic (b. 1903)
1964
Alexander Archipenko, Ukrainian sculptor and illustrator (b. 1887)
1964
Grace Metalious, American author (b. 1924)
1963
Melville J. Herskovits, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1895)
1957
Mark Aldanov, Russian author and critic (b. 1888)
1957
Bugs Moran, American mob boss (b. 1893)
1953
Sergei Winogradsky, Ukrainian-Russian microbiologist and ecologist (b. 1856)
1950
George Minot, American physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885)
1945
Mário de Andrade, Brazilian author, poet, and photographer (b. 1893)
1934
Elizabeth Gertrude Britton, American botanist and academic (b. 1857)
1934
John McGraw, American baseball player and manager (b. 1873)
1928
William O'Brien, Irish journalist and politician (b. 1852)
1920
Marcel-Auguste Dieulafoy, French archaeologist and engineer (b. 1844)
1915
Charles Edwin Bessey, American botanist, author, and academic (b. 1845)
1914
John Tenniel, English illustrator (b. 1820)
1912
William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (b. 1852)
1911
Friedrich Spielhagen, German author, theorist, and translator (b. 1829)
1910
Worthington Whittredge, American painter and educator (b. 1820)
1906
Anton Arensky, Russian pianist and composer (b. 1861)
1899
Paul Reuter, German-English journalist and businessman, founded Reuters (b. 1816)
1878
Townsend Harris, American merchant, politician, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Japan (b. 1804)
1877
Jung Bahadur Rana, Nepalese ruler (b. 1816)
1870
Henrik Hertz, Danish poet and playwright (b. 1797)
1865
Otto Ludwig, German author, playwright, and critic (b. 1813)
1852
Thomas Moore, Irish poet and lyricist (b. 1779)
1850
Daoguang Emperor of China (b. 1782)
1841
Philip P. Barbour, American lawyer, judge, and politician, 12th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (b. 1783)
1822
William Pinkney, American politician and diplomat, 7th United States Attorney General (b. 1764)
1819
Francisco Manoel de Nascimento, Portuguese-French poet and educator (b. 1734)
1805
Thomas Pownall, English politician, Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (b. 1722)
1796
Samuel Seabury, American bishop (b. 1729)
1756
Eliza Haywood, English actress and poet (b. 1693)
1723
Christopher Wren, English architect, designed St Paul's Cathedral (b. 1632)
1713
Frederick I of Prussia (b. 1657)
1710
Daniel Greysolon, Sieur du Lhut, French soldier and explorer (b. 1639)
1682
Alessandro Stradella, Italian composer (b. 1639)
1655
Daniël Heinsius, Flemish poet and scholar (b. 1580)
1634
Albrecht von Wallenstein, Austrian general and politician (b. 1583)
1601
Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1566)
1547
Vittoria Colonna, marchioness of Pescara (b. 1490)
1536
Berchtold Haller, German-Swiss theologian and reformer (b. 1492)
1522
William Lily, English scholar and educator (b. 1468)
891
Fujiwara no Mototsune, Japanese regent (b. 836)
806
Tarasios, patriarch of Constantinople

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