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On This Day in History:  January 7

January 7 is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 358 days remain until the end of the year (359 in leap years).

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Mississippi men tried cashing in lottery ticket after gluing on the winning numbers, officials say. Two men in Mississippi wanted to claim a $100,000 lottery prizes so bad, they glued the winning numbers onto a losing ticket, authorities said.
2019
Texas Lottery generated more than $100 million in one week from scratch-off ticket sales. The Texas Lottery has, for the first time in its history, sold more than $100 million in scratch ticket sales in just one week. From Dec. 23, 2018 to Dec. 29, 2018, scratch ticket sales totaled $100,776,586, shattering the old record of $99,679,358 achieved in March of 2018.
2018
One lottery ticket from New Hampshire wins $559.7 million Powerball jackpot. One Powerball ticket holder in New Hampshire is the winner of the $559.7 million jackpot prize, the 8th-largest in US lottery history.
2016
$700 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot raised just hours after initial estimate. Less than 12 hours after the initial estimate for Saturday's Powerball jackpot was set early this morning, the already record-breaking grand prize has now increased to an estimated $700 million.
2016
$675 MILLION: POWERBALL SETS ALL-TIME LOTTERY JACKPOT RECORD. It's been four years since the last lottery jackpot record was broken, but Wednesday night it finally happened again.
2015
Player sues Oregon Lottery, charging video poker game rigged. The Oregon State Lottery's rigged video poker games have cost players $134 million, a man claims in a class action lawsuit.
2015
Michigan Lottery pays out $7.4 million in Daily 4 drawing of 1-0-0-1. On Tuesday evening, the Michigan Lottery drew the numbers 1-0-0-1 in the Daily 4 drawing, resulting in more than $7.4 million in prizes.
2015
Spain's El Niño lottery spreads $663M in winnings. A lottery on Tuesday spread €560 million (US$663 million) among jubilant ticket holders throughout Spain, which is struggling to emerge from a financial crisis that has left it saddled with high unemployment.
2013
Lottery winner's death was blamed on natural causes — until a relative raised questions. A month after winning one million dollars, a Chicago man died, and now Chicago police and county prosecutors are investigating his death as a homicide.
2012
Pa. couple claims $128 million Powerball jackpot. An excited Pennsylvania couple arrived at Maryland Lottery Headquarters Friday, accompanied by legal counsel, to claim their $128.8 million Powerball prize.
2010
N.Y. couple wins $162M lottery jackpot - but owes $1M. A Long Island couple will step forward Thursday to claim a $162 million jackpot, but Suffolk County already has their hands in winners' pockets.
2008
Relative gives lottery ticket gift worth $1 million. A Pittsburgh pharmacist has learned the $20 Pennsylvania lottery ticket he gave to relatives for Christmas has paid off big -- $1 million.
2004
Record lottery winner accused of making death threats. The winner of the largest single lottery jackpot in U.S. history has been accused of threatening to kill the manager of a bar.
2004
Trading clerk surrenders to face charges of stealing lottery ticket. The trading clerk at the center of a $175,000 Mega Millions lottery ticket dispute in Chicago surrendered to police Tuesday on felony theft charges.
2004
Police Officer Wins $1.65 Million Playing Hot Lotto. A Des Moines police officer is starting the new year with a bigger paycheck after claiming a Hot Lotto jackpot worth more than $1.6 million.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$949.8 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 9, 2016
2.$258 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 8, 2020
3.$221 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 9, 2015
4.€127 Million
US$173 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 7, 2014
5.$165 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 8, 2016
6.$146 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 7, 2015
7.$131 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 10, 2007
8.$126 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 10, 2017
9.€103 Million
US$124.76 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 13, 2006
10.$122 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 9, 2007
11.$105 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 7, 2009
12.€86.99 Million
US$99.63 Million
Draw Date
Jan 7, 2019
13.€81.62 Million
US$97.77 Million
Draw Date
Jan 8, 2018
14.£66.07 Million
US$95.92 Million
United Kingdom
Lotto
Draw Date
Jan 9, 2016
15.$94 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 7, 2017
16.€75 Million
US$82.69 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 7, 2020
17.$82 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 9, 2019
18.$80 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 7, 2005
19.€71.75 Million
US$75.57 Million
Draw Date
Jan 7, 2017
20.€53 Million
US$71.8 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 9, 2009
21.$71 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 9, 2008
22.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 9, 2013
22.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 8, 2014
24.$69 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 7, 2020
25.$68 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Jan 8, 2005

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1990
Sunday, Jan 7, 1990
30 years old
1990
Sunday, Jan 7, 1990
30 years old
1986
Tuesday, Jan 7, 1986
34 years old
1981
Wednesday, Jan 7, 1981
39 years old
1980
Monday, Jan 7, 1980
40 years old
1979
Sunday, Jan 7, 1979
41 years old
1978
Saturday, Jan 7, 1978
42 years old
1970
Wednesday, Jan 7, 1970
50 years old
1969
Tuesday, Jan 7, 1969
51 years old
1965
Thursday, Jan 7, 1965
55 years old
1962
Sunday, Jan 7, 1962
58 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2015
Two gunmen commit mass murder at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, shooting twelve people execution style, and wounding eleven others.
2015
A car bomb explodes outside a police college in the Yemeni capital Sana'a with at least 38 people reported dead and more than 63 injured.
2012
A hot air ballooncrashes near Carterton, New Zealand, killing all 11 people on board.
1999
The Senate trial in the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton begins.
1993
The Fourth Republic of Ghana is inaugurated with Jerry Rawlings as President.
1993
Bosnian War: The Bosnian Army executes a surprise attack at the village of Kravica in Srebrenica.
1991
Roger Lafontant, former leader of the Tonton Macoute in Haiti under François Duvalier, attempts a coup d'état, which ends in his arrest.
1985
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launches Sakigake, Japan's first interplanetary spacecraft and the first deep space probe to be launched by any country other than the United States or the Soviet Union.
1984
Brunei becomes the sixth member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
1980
U.S. President Jimmy Carter authorizes legislation giving $1.5 billion in loans to bail out the Chrysler Corporation.
1979
Third Indochina War: Cambodian-Vietnamese War: Phnom Penh falls to the advancing Vietnamese troops, driving out Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge.
1973
Mark Essex fatally shoots ten people and wounds 13 others at Howard Johnson's Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, before being shot to death by police officers.
1968
Surveyor Program: Surveyor 7, the last spacecraft in the Surveyor series, lifts off from launch complex 36A, Cape Canaveral.
1959
The United States recognizes the new Cuban government of Fidel Castro.
1955
Contralto Marian Anderson becomes the first person of color to perform at the Metropolitan Opera in Giuseppe Verdi's Un ballo in maschera.
1954
Georgetown-IBM experiment: The first public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held in New York at the head office of IBM.
1948
Kentucky Air National Guard pilot Thomas Mantell crashes while in pursuit of a supposed UFO.
1945
World War II: British General Bernard Montgomery holds a press conference in which he claims credit for victory in the Battle of the Bulge.
1942
World War II: The siege of the Bataan Peninsula begins.
1940
Winter War: The Finnish 9th Division stop and completely destroy the numerically superior Soviet forces on the Raate-Suomussalmi road.
1935
Benito Mussolini and French Foreign ministerPierre Laval sign the Franco-Italian Agreement.
1931
Guy Menzies flies the first solo non-stop trans-Tasman flight (from Australia to New Zealand) in 11 hours and 45 minutes, crash-landing on New Zealand's west coast.
1928
A disastrous flood of the River Thames kills 14 people and causes extensive damage to much of riverside London.
1927
The first transatlantic telephone service is established from New York City to London.
1922
Dáil Éireann ratifies the Anglo-Irish Treaty by a 64-57 vote.
1920
The New York State Assembly refuses to seat five duly elected Socialist assemblymen.
1919
Montenegrin guerrilla fighters rebel against the planned annexation of Montenegro by Serbia, but fail.
1904
The distress signal "CQD" is established only to be replaced two years later by "SOS".
1894
William Kennedy Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film.
1835
HMS Beagle drops anchor off the Chonos Archipelago.
1785
Frenchman Jean-Pierre Blanchard and American John Jeffries travel from Dover, England, to Calais, France, in a gas balloon.
1782
The first American commercial bank, the Bank of North America, opens.
1738
A peace treaty is signed between Peshwa Bajirao and Jai Singh II following Maratha victory in the Battle of Bhopal.
1610
Galileo Galilei makes his first observation of the four Galilean moons: Ganymede, Callisto, Io and Europa, although he is not able to distinguish the last two until the following day.
1608
Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia.
1566
Pope Pius V is elected.
1558
French troops, led by Francis, Duke of Guise, take Calais, the last continental possession of England.
1325
Alfonso IV becomes King of Portugal.
1131
Canute Lavard was murdered at Haraldsted, Denmark by his cousin, Magnus I of Sweden.

Births On This Day

1997
Ozzie Albies, Curaçaoan baseball player
1996
Fu Yuanhui, Chinese swimmer
1995
Leslie Grace, American singer
1993
Jan Oblak, Slovenian footballer
1992
Tohu Harris, New Zealand rugby league player
1991
Eden Hazard, Belgian footballer
1991
Caster Semenya, South African sprinter
1990
Michael Sam, American football player
1990
Gregor Schlierenzauer, Austrian ski jumper
1989
Miles Addison, English footballer
1988
Scott Pendlebury, Australian footballer
1988
Lim Ju-eun, South Korean actress
1987
Stefan Babović, Serbian footballer
1987
Lyndsy Fonseca, American actress
1987
Olga Panova, Russian tennis player
1987
Jimmy Smith, English footballer
1987
Davide Astori, Italian footballer (d. 2018)
1986
Grant Leadbitter, English footballer
1985
Bănel Nicoliță, Romanian footballer and manager
1985
Lewis Hamilton, English race car driver
1984
Diego Balbinot, Italian footballer
1984
Jon Lester, American baseball player
1984
Antonino Saviano, Italian footballer
1983
Edwin Encarnación, Dominican baseball player
1983
Natalie Gulbis, American golfer
1982
Francisco Rodríguez, Venezuelan baseball player
1982
Hannah Stockbauer, German swimmer
1982
Ianina Zanazzi, Argentinian race car driver
1981
Alex Auld, Canadian ice hockey player
1981
Marquis Daniels, American basketball player
1981
Travis Friend, Zimbabwean cricketer
1980
Campbell Johnstone, New Zealand rugby player
1980
Ivan L. Moody, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
1980
Zöe Salmon, Northern Irish model and television host, Miss Northern Ireland 1999
1980
Reece Simmonds, Australian rugby league player
1979
Aloe Blacc, American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, businessman and philanthropist.
1979
Ha Jae-sook, South Korean actress
1979
Ricardo Maurício, Brazilian race car driver
1978
Dean Cosker, English cricketer
1978
Kevin Mench, American baseball player
1977
John Gidding, American architect and television host
1977
Sofi Oksanen, Finnish author and playwright
1977
Marco Storari, Italian footballer
1976
Vic Darchinyan, Armenian-Australian boxer
1976
Éric Gagné, Canadian baseball player
1976
Tomas Ražanauskas, Lithuanian footballer and manager
1976
Alfonso Soriano, Dominican baseball player
1974
Alenka Bikar, Slovenian sprinter and politician
1972
Donald Brashear, American-Canadian ice hockey player and mixed martial artist
1972
Shane Kelly, Australian cyclist
1971
Jeremy Renner, American actor
1970
Andy Burnham, English politician, Secretary of State for Health
1970
Doug E. Doug, American actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and film director
1970
Todd Day, American basketball player and coach
1969
Rex Lee, American actor
1969
Marco Simone, Italian footballer and manager
1967
Nick Clegg, English academic and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1967
Tim Donaghy, American basketball player and referee
1967
Guy Hebert, American ice hockey player
1967
Ricky Stuart, Australian rugby player, coach, and sportscaster
1965
Alessandro Lambruschini, Italian runner
1965
John Ondrasik, American singer-songwriter
1964
Nicolas Cage, American actor
1963
Rand Paul, American ophthalmologist and politician
1962
Aleksandr Dugin, Russian sociologist and philosopher
1962
Hallie Todd, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
1961
Ian Mercer, English actor
1961
Andrew Thomson, Australian lawyer and politician
1961
John Thune, American lawyer and politician
1960
Loretta Sanchez, American politician
1959
Angela Smith, Baroness Smith of Basildon, English accountant and politician
1959
Kathy Valentine, American bass player and songwriter
1957
Nicholson Baker, American novelist and essayist
1957
Katie Couric, American television journalist, anchor, and author
1956
David Caruso, American actor
1956
Mike Liut, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1956
Kostas Petropoulos, Greek basketball player and coach
1955
Mamata Shankar, Indian-Bengali actress who worked with Satyajit Ray
1954
Alan Butcher, English cricketer and coach
1954
José María Vitier, Cuban pianist and composer
1953
Robert Longo, American painter and sculptor
1953
Morris Titanic, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1952
Sammo Hung, Hong Kong actor, director, producer, and martial artist
1951
Helen Worth, English actress
1950
Juan Gabriel, Mexican singer-songwriter (d. 2016)
1950
Ross Grimsley, American baseball player and coach
1950
Malcolm Macdonald, English footballer and manager
1948
Kenny Loggins, American singer-songwriter
1948
Ichirou Mizuki, Japanese singer-songwriter
1947
Tony Elliott, English publisher, founded Time Out
1947
Mohammad-Reza Lotfi, Iranian setar player and composer (d. 2014)
1946
Michael Roizen, American anesthesiologist and author
1946
Jann Wenner, American publisher, co-founded Rolling Stone
1946
Mike Wilds, English race car driver and pilot
1945
Tony Conigliaro, American baseball player and journalist (d. 1990)
1945
Dick Marty, Swiss lawyer and politician
1945
Raila Odinga, Kenyan engineer and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Kenya
1944
Mike McGear, British performing artist and rock photographer
1944
Kotaro Suzumura, Japanese economist and academic
1944
Tony Whitlam, Australian lawyer, judge, and politician
1943
Richard Armstrong, English organist and conductor
1943
Sadako Sasaki, Japanese survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, known for one thousand origami cranes (d. 1955)
1942
Vasily Alekseyev, Russian-German weightlifter and coach (d. 2011)
1942
Jim Lefebvre, American baseball player and manager
1942
Danny Steinmann, American director and screenwriter (d. 2012)
1942
Božin Pavlovski, Macedonian-Australian, and known European novelist
1941
Iona Brown, English violinist and conductor (d. 2004)
1941
Frederick D. Gregory, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut
1941
Manfred Schellscheidt, German-American soccer player and coach
1941
John E. Walker, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1940
Anton Norris, Barbadian high jumper and cricketer
1939
Tom Kiernan, Irish rugby player and coach
1938
Lou Graham, American golfer and soldier
1938
Paul Revere, American rock keyboard player and songwriter (d. 2014)
1938
Roland Topor, French illustrator, painter, and actor (d. 1997)
1938
Fred Whitfield, American baseball player (d. 2013)
1936
G. Robert Blakey, American lawyer and academic
1936
Ben Cropp, Australian hunter and photographer
1936
Hunter Davies, Scottish author and journalist
1936
Ian La Frenais, English screenwriter and producer
1935
Li Shengjiao, Chinese diplomat and international jurist (d. 2017)
1935
Kenny Davern, American clarinet player and saxophonist (d. 2006)
1935
Valeri Kubasov, Russian engineer and astronaut (d. 2014)
1935
Ducky Schofield, American baseball player
1934
Jean Corbeil, Canadian lawyer and politician, 29th Canadian Minister of Labour (d. 2002)
1934
Charles Jenkins Sr., American sprinter and coach
1934
Tassos Papadopoulos, Cypriot lawyer and politician, 5th President of Cyprus (d. 2008)
1933
Elliott Kastner, American-English film producer (d. 2010)
1933
Phil Mulkey, American decathlete and coach
1932
Joe Berinson, Australian pharmacist, lawyer, and politician; Attorney-General of Western Australia (d. 2018)
1931
Mirja Hietamies, Finnish skier (d. 2013)
1930
Eddie LeBaron, American football player, manager, and sportscaster (d. 2015)
1929
Robert Juniper, Australian painter and sculptor (d. 2012)
1929
Terry Moore, American actress
1928
William Peter Blatty, American author and screenwriter (d. 2017)
1926
Kim Jong-pil, South Korean lieutenant and politician, 11th Prime Minister of South Korea (d. 2018)
1925
Gerald Durrell, Indian-English zookeeper, conservationist and author, founded Durrell Wildlife Park (d. 1995)
1924
Pablo Birger, Argentinian race car driver (d. 1966)
1924
Gene L. Coon, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1973)
1923
Hugh Kenner, Canadian scholar and critic (d. 2003)
1922
Alvin Dark, American baseball player and manager (d. 2014)
1922
Eric Jupp, English-Australian pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 2003)
1922
Jean-Pierre Rampal, French flute player (d. 2000)
1921
Esmeralda Arboleda Cadavid, Colombian politician (d. 1997)
1921
Chester Kallman, American poet and translator (d. 1975)
1920
Vincent Gardenia, Italian-American actor (d. 1992)
1919
Steve Belichick, American football player, coach and scout (d. 2005)
1917
Ulysses Kay, American composer and educator (d. 1995)
1917
Milton Resnick, Russian-American painter and educator (d. 2004)
1916
W. L. Jeyasingham, Sri Lankan geographer and academic (d. 1989)
1916
Babe Pratt, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1988)
1914
Bobby McDermott, American basketball player (d. 1963)
1913
Johnny Mize, American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster (d. 1993)
1912
Charles Addams, American cartoonist, created The Addams Family (d. 1988)
1912
Günter Wand, German conductor and composer (d. 2002)
1911
Butterfly McQueen, American actress and dancer (d. 1995)
1910
Orval Faubus, American soldier and politician, 36th Governor of Arkansas (d. 1994)
1906
Red Allen, American trumpet player (d. 1967)
1906
Bobbi Trout, American pilot (d. 2003)
1905
James Simpson Jr., American race car driver and politician (d. 1960)
1903
Ioannis Despotopoulos, Greek architect and academic (d. 1992)
1903
Alan Napier, English actor (d. 1988)
1900
John Brownlee, Australian actor and singer (d. 1969)
1899
Al Bowlly, Mozambican-English singer-songwriter (d. 1941)
1899
Francis Poulenc, French pianist and composer (d. 1963)
1898
Robert LeGendre, American pentathlete and dentist (d. 1931)
1895
Hudson Fysh, Australian pilot and businessman, co-founded Qantas Airways Limited (d. 1974)
1891
Zora Neale Hurston, American novelist, short story writer, and folklorist (d. 1960)
1889
Vera de Bosset, Russian-American ballerina (d. 1982)
1887
Oskar Luts, Estonian author and playwright (d. 1953)
1885
Edwin Swatek, American swimmer and water polo player (d. 1966)
1877
William Clarence Matthews, American baseball player, coach, and lawyer (d. 1928)
1876
William Hurlstone, English pianist and composer (d. 1906)
1875
Gustav Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1945)
1873
Charles Péguy, French poet and journalist (d. 1914)
1873
Adolph Zukor, Hungarian-American film producer, co-founded Paramount Pictures (d. 1976)
1871
Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956)
1870
Gordon Hewart, 1st Viscount Hewart, English judge and politician, 7th Lord Chief Justice of England (d. 1943)
1864
Seo Jae-pil, South Korean-American journalist and activist (d. 1951)
1860
Emanuil Manolov, Bulgarian composer (d. 1902)
1858
Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, Belarusian lexicographer and journalist (d. 1922)
1850
Joseph James Fletcher, Australian biologist (d. 1926)
1844
Bernadette Soubirous, French nun and saint (d. 1879)
1837
Thomas Henry Ismay, English businessman, founded the White Star Line Shipping Company (d. 1899)
1834
Johann Philipp Reis, German physicist and academic, invented the Reis telephone (d. 1874)
1832
James Munro, Scottish-Australian publisher and politician, 15th Premier of Victoria (d. 1908)
1831
Heinrich von Stephan, German postman, founded the Universal Postal Union (d. 1897)
1830
Albert Bierstadt, American painter (d. 1902)
1827
Sandford Fleming, Scottish-Canadian engineer, created Universal Standard Time (d. 1915)
1815
Elizabeth Louisa Foster Mather, American writer (d.1882)
1814
Robert Nicoll, Scottish poet (d.1837)
1800
Millard Fillmore, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 13th President of the United States (d. 1874)
1786
John Catron, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1865)
1768
Joseph Bonaparte, Italian king (d. 1844)
1746
George Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith, Scottish admiral and politician (d. 1823)
1718
Israel Putnam, American general (d. 1790)
1713
Giovanni Battista Locatelli, Italian director and manager (d. 1785)
1706
Johann Heinrich Zedler, German publisher (d. 1751)
1685
Jonas Alströmer, Swedish agronomist and businessman (d. 1761)
1647
William Louis, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1677)
1634
Adam Krieger, German organist and composer (d. 1666)
1535
Edward Stafford, 3rd Baron Stafford, English Baron (d. 1603)
1502
Pope Gregory XIII (d. 1585)
1355
Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, English politician, Lord High Constable of England (d. 1397)
889
Li Bian, emperor of Southern Tang (d. 943)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Jim Anderton, Former New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1938)
2018
France Gall, French singer (b. 1947)
2017
Mário Soares, Portuguese politician; 16th President of Portugal (b. 1924)
2016
Bill Foster, American basketball player and coach (b. 1929)
2016
John Johnson, American basketball player (b. 1947)
2016
Kitty Kallen, American singer (b. 1921)
2016
Judith Kaye, American lawyer and jurist (b. 1938)
2016
Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Home Affairs (b. 1936)
2015
Subhas Anandan, Indian-Singaporean lawyer (b. 1947)
2015
Mompati Merafhe, Botswana general and politician, Vice-President of Botswana (b. 1936)
2015
Arch A. Moore Jr., American sergeant, lawyer, and politician, 28th Governor of West Virginia (b. 1923)
2015
J. P. Parisé, Canadian-American ice hockey player, coach, and manager (b. 1941)
2015
Herb Simpson, American baseball player (b. 1920)
2015
Rod Taylor, Australian-American actor and screenwriter (b. 1930)
2015
Georges Wolinski, Tunisian-French cartoonist (b. 1934)
2014
Paul Goggins, English politician (b. 1953)
2014
Run Run Shaw, Chinese-Hong Kong businessman and philanthropist, founded Shaw Brothers Studio and TVB (b. 1907)
2013
Richard Ben Cramer, American journalist and author (b. 1950)
2013
Ada Louise Huxtable, American curator and critic (b. 1921)
2013
Harvey Shapiro (poet), American poet (b. 1924)
2012
Ibrahim Aslan, Egyptian journalist and author (b. 1935)
2012
Tony Blankley, British-born American child actor, journalist and pundit (b. 1948)
2012
Milburn E. Calhoun, American physician, philanthropist, and publisher (b. 1930)
2012
George Livingston, American politician (b. 1933)
2012
Herbert Wilf, American mathematician and academic (b. 1931)
2011
Derek Gardner, English engineer (b. 1931)
2008
Alwyn Schlebusch, South African academic and politician, Vice State President of South Africa (b. 1917)
2007
Bobby Hamilton, American race car driver and businessman (b. 1957)
2007
Magnus Magnusson, Icelandic journalist, author, and academic (b. 1929)
2006
Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer, geographer, and author (b. 1912)
2005
Pierre Daninos, French author (b. 1913)
2004
Ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (b. 1926)
2002
Avery Schreiber, American comedian and actor (b. 1935)
2001
James Carr, American singer (b. 1942)
2000
Gary Albright, American wrestler (b. 1963)
1998
Owen Bradley, American record producer (b. 1915)
1998
Vladimir Prelog, Croatian-Swiss chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
1996
Károly Grósz, Hungarian politician, 51st Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1930)
1996
Tarō Okamoto, Japanese painter and sculptor (b. 1911)
1995
Murray Rothbard, American economist, historian, and theorist (b. 1926)
1992
Richard Hunt, American puppeteer and voice actor (b. 1951)
1990
Bronko Nagurski, Canadian-American football player and wrestler (b. 1908)
1989
Hirohito, Japanese emperor (b. 1901)
1988
Zara Cisco Brough, American Nipmuc Indian chief and fashion designer (b.1919)
1988
Trevor Howard, English actor (b. 1913)
1986
P. D. Eastman, American author and illustrator (b. 1909)
1986
Juan Rulfo, Mexican author, screenwriter, and photographer (b. 1917)
1984
Alfred Kastler, German-French physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)
1981
Alvar Lidell, English journalist (b. 1908)
1981
Eric Robinson, Australian businessman and politician, 2nd Australian Minister for Finance (b. 1926)
1972
John Berryman, American poet and scholar (b. 1914)
1968
J. L. B. Smith, South African chemist and academic (b. 1897)
1967
David Goodis, American author and screenwriter (b. 1917)
1967
Carl Schuricht, German-Swiss conductor (b. 1880)
1966
Allan Chapman, Scottish lawyer and politician (b. 1897)
1964
Reg Parnell, English race car driver and manager (b. 1911)
1963
Arthur Edward Moore, New Zealand-Australian farmer and politician, 23rd Premier of Queensland (b. 1876)
1960
Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers, English tennis player and coach (b. 1878)
1953
Osa Johnson, American explorer, director, and producer (b. 1894)
1951
René Guénon, French-Egyptian philosopher and author (b. 1886)
1944
Napoleon Lapathiotis, Greek lawyer and poet (b. 1888)
1943
Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist and engineer (b. 1856)
1941
Charles Finger, English journalist and author (b. 1869)
1936
Guy d'Hardelot, French pianist and composer (b. 1858)
1932
André Maginot, French sergeant and politician (b. 1877)
1931
Edward Channing, American historian and author (b. 1856)
1927
Nikolaos Kalogeropoulos, Greek politician, 99th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1851)
1920
Edmund Barton, Australian judge and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)
1919
Henry Ware Eliot, American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Washington University in St. Louis (b. 1843)
1913
Jack Boyle, American baseball player and umpire (b. 1866)
1904
Emmanuel Rhoides, Greek journalist and author (b. 1836)
1893
Josef Stefan, Slovenian physicist and mathematician (b. 1835)
1892
Tewfik Pasha, Egyptian ruler (b. 1852)
1878
François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist, physician, and physiologist (b. 1794)
1876
Juste Olivier, Swiss poet and academic (b. 1807)
1864
Caleb Blood Smith, American journalist and politician, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808)
1858
Mustafa Reşid Pasha, Ottoman politician, Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1800)
1830
John Thomas Campbell, Irish-Australian public servant and politician (b. 1770)
1830
Thomas Lawrence, English painter and educator (b. 1769)
1812
Joseph Dennie, American journalist and author (b. 1768)
1786
Jean-Étienne Guettard, French physician and mineralogist (b. 1715)
1783
William Tans'ur, English composer and educator (b. 1700)
1770
Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician and diplomat (b. 1695)
1767
Thomas Clap, American minister and academic (b. 1703)
1758
Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet and playwright (b. 1686)
1715
François Fénelon, French archbishop, theologian, and poet (b. 1651)
1700
Raffaello Fabretti, Italian scholar and author (b. 1618)
1694
Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire (b. 1618)
1658
Theophilus Eaton, American farmer and politician, 1st Governor of the New Haven Colony (b. 1590)
1655
Pope Innocent X (b. 1574)
1625
Ruggiero Giovannelli, Italian composer and author (b. 1560)
1619
Nicholas Hilliard, English painter and goldsmith (b. 1547)
1566
Louis de Blois, Flemish monk and author (b. 1506)
1536
Catherine of Aragon (b. 1485)
1529
Peter Vischer the Elder, German sculptor (b. 1455)
1451
Amadeus VIII of Savoy a.k.a. Antipope Felix V (b. 1383)
1400
Thomas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey, English politician (b. 1374)
1400
John Montagu, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English Earl (b. 1350)
1361
Gerlach I of Nassau-Wiesbaden
1355
Inês de Castro, Castilian noblewoman (b. 1325)
1325
Denis of Portugal (b. 1261)
1285
Charles I of Naples (b. 1226)
1131
Canute Lavard, Danish prince and saint (b. 1096)
856
Aldric, bishop of Le Mans
838
Babak Khorramdin, Iranian leader of the Khurramite uprising against the Abbasid Caliphate
672
Tenji, Japanese emperor (b. 626)
312
Lucian of Antioch, Christian martyr, saint, and theologian (b. 240)

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