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On This Day in History:  July 13

July 13 is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 171 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Pandemic continues to batter state lotteries and programs. Unsurprisingly, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to batter state programs and lotteries as lottery revenue streams take a hit. While some state lotteries saw unprecedented sales increases within the past few months, diminished sales in other states leave others in a realm of uncertainty, looking for ways to make up for the deficits.
2019
Minnesota man claims $21.6 million Lotto America jackpot. A Minnesota man has found himself a multimillionaire after winning $21.6 million in Lotto America's Wednesday draw.
2018
Oregon man arrested for threatening lottery. A Lebanon, Oregon, man was arrested after he sent a shooting threat in an e-mail to the Oregon Lottery.
2018
Massachusetts man buys 9 lottery tickets worth $900,000. A Massachusetts man who has been playing the same numbers for 26 years won big when those numbers were drawn on the evening that he had purchase nine identical lottery tickets.
2018
$2.9M jackpot winner received lottery ticket as a gift. Season ticket holder Christopher Voelker of Raynham, Massachusetts, is the winner of a $2.97 million jackpot prize in the state lottery's Megabucks Doubler drawing that took place Saturday, May 26.
2017
Texas plan would tap lottery revenue for teacher bonuses. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants to spend $700 million annually in Texas lottery revenue on bonuses for veteran teachers.
2016
Connecticut men charged with rigging machines in lottery scheme. State authorities continue to investigate the rigging of a Connecticut Lottery game they say increased the number of winning tickets and the payout to retailers.
2016
Three lottery tickets worth $50,000 each go unclaimed in Virginia. No one came forward to claim three separate Virginia lottery tickets that were each worth $50,000, so the money now goes to a state fund for educational uses.
2015
Australian lottery winner accused of hiding win reaches deal with pool members. A group of people who sued a Melbourne, Australia, co-worker after he allegedly failed to distribute the winnings of a AU$16.6 million (US$12.3 million) lottery pool ticket have reportedly struck a deal with him.
2013
Former Arkansas Lottery official admits stealing tickets. A former Arkansas Lottery security official pleaded guilty Friday to a long-running scheme in which he's accused of stealing and cashing nearly a half-million dollars' worth of scratch-off tickets.
2012
Court: Police can collect $1M lottery prize. The police in Medford, Oregon, can collect much of a $1 million prize from the Oregon Lottery that came from a scratch ticket bought with a dead woman's credit card, Oregon's appeals court has ruled.
2011
One ticket sold in Britain wins biggest European jackpot ever. Worth £161 million (US$258.4 million) but still unclaimed, a Briton holds the lottery ticket that will place them amongst the richest people in the country.
2011
Two get probation in scheme to avoid taxes on lottery win. A pair of men who conspired to hide from the tax man that one of them won $500,000 in the lottery were each sentenced to two years of probation Tuesday.
2010
First Arkansas Lottery raffle on sale Wednesday. The Arkansas Lottery is rolling out its latest game Wednesday, Million Dollar Raffle, which will award two grand prizes of $1 million each.
2007
Kentucky Lottery raffle drawing date set. The Kentucky Lottery raffle game named after the date it was to be drawn on is now set to take place about a month later.
2006
Powerball lottery jackpot increased to $86 million. Because the Powerball jackpot was not hit Wednesday evening, the new jackpot for the Saturday, July 15th drawing will be $86 million with a cash option of $38.8 million.
2006
Texas Lottery audits find more problems. Months after Texas Lottery officials were chastised for inflating Texas Lotto jackpot estimates in a scandal that cost the executive director his job, the agency did it again at least three more times, according to one of two highly critical state auditor reports on the lottery released Tuesday.
2006
Lottery, casino shutdown cost N.J. millions. Shutting down government cost New Jersey millions in lost casino tax and lottery revenue and took a toll on privately owned businesses. Rubbing salt in the wounds of residents, the sales tax was raised from 6 percent to 7 percent.
2006
N.J. Woman Wins $1M With Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket. A Cape May County woman is a $1 million winner, but she said she plans to keep working.
2006
Woman, dad win lottery's three top prizes on same numbers. A Weirton, West Virginia, woman and her father won a total of $75,000 by claiming the three top prizes in the Cash 25 lottery game on July 4 -- but neither of them knew the other one was playing.
2006
Tech students to get nearly $1,000 from S.C. Lottery scholarships. Lottery-funded tuition assistance for students heading to technical college in South Carolina in fall has gone up to $996 and $83 per credit hour for part-time students.
2006
Nine workers whose factory is closing win lottery. Nine auto parts workers whose factory is slated to close at the end of the year have something to celebrate: a $9 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot.
2006
Texas Lottery defends jackpot advertising policies. The Texas Lottery Commission defended its Lotto Texas jackpot advertising policies yesterday, after an audit said the current practice could reduce the amount of money transferred to the state to support education.
2005
Lottery Ticket Sold in Virginia Beach Worth $175,000 Expires Thursday. A winning Mega Million Lottery Ticket worth $175,000 is set to expire at 5:00pm Thursday unless the lucky owner comes forward to claim his or her prize.
2005
Federal Workers Share $10M Powerball Lottery Jackpot. A group of federal disaster workers, used to helping others facing misfortune, are instead basking in their own good fortune as they get ready to claim a $10 million Powerball jackpot, officials said Wednesday.
2004
Minnesota couple claims Powerball lottery jackpot. Jim and Jackie Lagoon from Stillwater, Minnesota redeemed the winning ticket for the July 7 Powerball drawing worth $21.1 million.
2004
Penn. Lottery has record sales. The Pennsylvania Lottery, the only state lottery to designate all its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents, had record sales of $2.35 billion in fiscal 2003-04, topping the old record of $2.13 billion, set in 2002-03, by $219 million or 10.3 percent.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$340 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 13, 2018
2.$311 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 13, 2016
3.$217 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 14, 2017
4.€187.4 Million
US$211.27 Million
Draw Date
Jul 13, 2019
5.$194 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 13, 2019
6.$172 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 15, 2017
7.$165 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 16, 2002
8.$137 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 16, 2019
9.$123 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 14, 2015
10.$122 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 15, 2005
11.€107.94 Million
US$119.97 Million
Draw Date
Jul 14, 2016
12.€97 Million
US$108.85 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 16, 2019
13.$100 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 14, 2018
14.€81 Million
US$97.9 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 15, 2005
15.$94 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 13, 2013
16.€75 Million
US$91.69 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 13, 2012
17.€67 Million
US$91.03 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 15, 2014
18.$91 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 14, 2020
19.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 14, 2012
20.$88 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 15, 2008
21.$87 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 15, 2020
22.$86 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 15, 2006
23.€57 Million
US$80.39 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 17, 2009
24.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 15, 1998
25.€69.69 Million
US$79.49 Million
Draw Date
Jul 13, 2017

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1989
Thursday, Jul 13, 1989
31 years old
1984
Friday, Jul 13, 1984
36 years old
1984
Friday, Jul 13, 1984
36 years old
1975
Sunday, Jul 13, 1975
45 years old
1968
Saturday, Jul 13, 1968
52 years old
1965
Tuesday, Jul 13, 1965
55 years old
1964
Monday, Jul 13, 1964
56 years old
1958
Sunday, Jul 13, 1958
62 years old
1958
Sunday, Jul 13, 1958
62 years old
1944
Thursday, Jul 13, 1944
76 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2016
Prime Minister of the United KingdomDavid Cameron resigns, and is succeeded by Theresa May.
2013
Typhoon Soulik kills at least nine people and affects more than 160 million in East China and Taiwan.
2011
Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130.
2011
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1999 is adopted, which admits South Sudan to member status of United Nations.
2008
Battle of Wanat begins when Taliban and al-Qaeda guerrillas attack US Army and Afghan National Army troops in Afghanistan. The U.S. deaths were, at that time, the most in a single battle since the beginning of operations in 2001.
2003
French DGSE personnel abort an operation to rescue Íngrid Betancourt from FARC rebels in Colombia, causing a political scandal when details are leaked to the press.
1985
The Live Aidbenefit concert takes place in London and Philadelphia, as well as other venues such as Moscow and Sydney.
1985
Vice PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush becomes the Acting President for the day when President Ronald Reagan undergoes surgery to remove polyps from his colon.
1977
Somalia declares war on Ethiopia, starting the Ogaden War.
1977
New York City: Amidst a period of financial and social turmoil experiences an electrical blackout lasting nearly 24 hours that leads to widespread fires and looting.
1973
Alexander Butterfield reveals the existence of the "Nixon tapes" to the special Senate committee investigating the Watergate break-in.
1962
In an unprecedented action, British Prime Minister Harold Macmillandismisses seven members of his Cabinet, marking the effective end of the National Liberals as a distinct force within British politics.
1956
The Dartmouth workshop is the first conference on artificial intelligence.
1941
World War II: Montenegrins begin a popular uprising against the Axis powers (Trinaestojulski ustanak).
1919
The British airshipR34 lands in Norfolk, England, completing the first airship return journey across the Atlantic in 182 hours of flight.
1878
Treaty of Berlin: The European powers redraw the map of the Balkans. Serbia, Montenegro and Romania become completely independent of the Ottoman Empire.
1863
New York City draft riots: In New York City, opponents of conscription begin three days of rioting which will be later regarded as the worst in United States history.
1854
In the Battle of Guaymas, Mexico, General José María Yáñez stops the French invasion led by Count Gaston de Raousset-Boulbon.
1831
Regulamentul Organic, a quasi-constitutional organic law is adopted in Wallachia, one of the two Danubian Principalities that were to become the basis of Romania.
1830
The General Assembly's Institution, now the Scottish Church College, one of the pioneering institutions that ushered the Bengali renaissance, is founded by Alexander Duff and Raja Ram Mohan Roy, in Calcutta, India.
1814
The Carabinieri, the national gendarmerie of Italy, is established.
1794
The Battle of Trippstadt is fought between French forces and those of Prussia and Austria.
1793
Journalist and French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat is assassinated in his bathtub by Charlotte Corday, a member of the opposing political faction.
1787
The Continental Congress enacts the Northwest Ordinance establishing governing rules for the Northwest Territory. It also establishes procedures for the admission of new states and limits the expansion of slavery.
1643
English Civil War: Battle of Roundway Down: In England, Henry Wilmot, 1st Earl of Rochester, commanding the Royalist forces, heavily defeats the Parliamentarian forces led by Sir William Waller.
1573
Eighty Years' War: The Siege of Haarlem ends after seven months.
1558
Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul de Thermes at Gravelines.
1260
The Livonian Order suffers its greatest defeat in the 13th century in the Battle of Durbe against the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
1249
Coronation of Alexander III as King of Scots.
1174
William I of Scotland, a key rebel in the Revolt of 1173-74, is captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Henry II of England.
587 BC
Babylon's siege of Jerusalem ends following the destruction of Solomon's Temple.

Births On This Day

2005
Kyle Harrison Breitkopf, Canadian child actor
2003
Wyatt Oleff, American child actor
1996
Amini Cishugi (sw), Congolese writer and youtuber
1995
Cody Bellinger, American baseball player
1995
Dante Exum, Australian basketball player
1993
Daniel Bentley, English footballer
1992
Elise Matthysen, Belgian swimmer
1990
Kieran Foran, New Zealand rugby league player
1990
Eduardo Salvio, Argentinian footballer
1989
Justin Chua, Filipino basketball player
1989
Charis Giannopoulos, Greek basketball player
1988
Marcos Paulo Gelmini Gomes, Brazilian-Italian footballer
1988
Colton Haynes, American actor, model and singer
1988
Steven R. McQueen, American actor and model
1988
Raúl Spank, German high jumper
1988
Tulisa, English singer-songwriter and actress
1985
Trell Kimmons, American sprinter
1985
Guillermo Ochoa, Mexican footballer
1985
Charlotte Dujardin, English equestrian
1984
Ida Maria, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1983
Kristof Beyens, Belgian sprinter
1983
Marco Pomante, Italian footballer
1983
Liu Xiang, Chinese hurdler
1982
Shin-Soo Choo, South Korean baseball player
1982
Simon Clist, English footballer
1982
Dominic Isaacs, South African footballer
1982
Nick Kenny, Australian rugby league player
1982
Yadier Molina, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
1981
Ágnes Kovács, Hungarian swimmer
1981
Mirco Lorenzetto, Italian cyclist
1979
Craig Bellamy, Welsh footballer
1979
Daniel Díaz, Argentinian footballer
1979
Libuše Průšová, Czech tennis player
1979
Lucinda Ruh, Swiss figure skater and coach
1978
Ryan Ludwick, American baseball player
1978
Prodromos Nikolaidis, Greek basketball player
1977
Chris Horn, American football player
1976
Sheldon Souray, Canadian ice hockey player
1975
Diego Spotorno, Ecuadorian actor
1975
Mariada Pieridi, Cypriot singer-songwriter
1974
Deborah Cox, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress
1974
Jarno Trulli, Italian race car driver
1972
Sean Waltman, American professional wrestler
1971
Mark Neeld, Australian footballer and coach
1970
Andrei Tivontchik, German pole vaulter and trainer
1970
Sharon Horgan, Irish actress, writer, comedian and producer
1969
Brad Godden, Australian rugby league player
1969
Ken Jeong, American actor, comedian, and physician
1969
Oleg Serebrian, Moldovan political scientist and politician
1967
Richard Marles, Australian lawyer and politician, 50th Australian Minister for Trade and Investment
1967
Mark McGowan, Australian politician, 30th Premier of Western Australia
1966
Gerald Levert, American R&B singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (d. 2006)
1966
Natalia Luis-Bassa, Venezuelan-English conductor and educator
1965
Eileen Ivers, American fiddler
1965
Colin van der Voort, Australian rugby league player
1964
Charlie Hides, American drag queen and comedian
1964
Paul Thorn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1963
Neal Foulds, English snooker player and sportscaster
1963
Kenny Johnson, American actor, producer, and model
1962
Tom Kenny, American voice actor and screenwriter
1962
Rhonda Vincent, American singer-songwriter and mandolin player
1961
Tahira Asif, Pakistani politician (d. 2014)
1961
Anders Jarryd, Swedish tennis player
1961
Khalid Mahmood, Pakistani-English engineer and politician
1961
Stelios Manolas, Greek footballer and manager
1961
Tim Watson, Australian footballer, coach, and journalist
1960
Robert Abraham, American football player
1960
Ian Hislop, Welsh-English journalist and screenwriter
1960
Curtis Rouse, American football player (d. 2013)
1959
Richard Leman, English field hockey player
1959
Fuziah Salleh, Malaysian politician
1957
Thierry Boutsen, Belgian race car driver and businessman
1957
Cameron Crowe, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1956
Mark Mendoza, American bass player and songwriter
1956
Michael Spinks, American boxer
1954
Ray Bright, Australian cricketer
1954
Louise Mandrell, American singer-songwriter and actress
1951
Rob Bishop, American educator and politician
1951
Didi Conn, American actress and singer
1950
George Nelson, American astronomer and astronaut
1950
Ma Ying-jeou, Hong Kong-Taiwanese commander and politician, 12th President of the Republic of China
1950
Jurelang Zedkaia, Marshallese politician, 5th President of the Marshall Islands (d. 2015)
1949
Bryan Murray, Irish actor
1948
Catherine Breillat, French director and screenwriter
1946
Bob Kauffman, American basketball player and coach (d. 2015)
1946
Cheech Marin, American actor and comedian
1945
Ashley Mallett, Australian cricketer and author
1944
Eric Freeman, Australian cricketer
1944
Cyril Knowles, English footballer and manager (d. 1991)
1944
Erno Rubik, Hungarian game designer, architect, and educator, invented the Rubik's Cube
1943
Chris Serle, English journalist and actor
1942
Harrison Ford, American actor and producer
1942
Roger McGuinn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1941
Grahame Corling, Australian cricketer
1941
Robert Forster, American actor and producer
1941
Ehud Manor, Israeli songwriter and translator (d. 2005)
1941
Jacques Perrin, French actor, director, and producer
1940
Tom Lichtenberg, American football player and coach (d. 2013)
1940
Paul Prudhomme, American chef and author (d. 2015)
1940
Patrick Stewart, English actor, director, and producer
1939
Lambert Jackson Woodburne, South African admiral (d. 2013)
1937
Ghillean Prance, English botanist and ecologist
1936
Albert Ayler, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1970)
1935
Jack Kemp, American football player and politician, 9th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (d. 2009)
1935
Earl Lovelace, Trinidadian journalist, author, and playwright
1935
Kurt Westergaard, Danish cartoonist
1934
Peter Gzowski, Canadian journalist and academic (d. 2002)
1934
Gordon Lee, English footballer and manager
1934
Wole Soyinka, Nigerian author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate
1934
Aleksei Yeliseyev, Russian engineer and astronaut
1933
David Storey, English author, playwright, and screenwriter (d. 2017)
1933
Piero Manzoni, Italian artist (d. 1963)
1933
Patsy Byrne, English actress (d. 2014)
1932
Hubert Reeves, Canadian-French astrophysicist and author
1931
Frank Ramsey, American basketball player and coach (d. 2018)
1930
Sam Greenlee, American author and poet (d. 2014)
1930
Naomi Shemer, Israeli singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
1929
Sofia Muratova, Russian gymnast (d. 2006)
1929
Svein Ellingsen, Norwegian visual artist and hymnist
1928
Bob Crane, American actor (d. 1978)
1928
Sven Davidson, Swedish-American tennis player (d. 2008)
1928
Al Rex, American musician
1927
Simone Veil, French lawyer and politician, 12th President of the European Parliament (d. 2017)
1927
Ian Reed, Australian discus thrower
1926
Robert H. Justman, American director, producer, and production manager (d. 2008)
1926
T. Loren Christianson, American politician
1926
Thomas Clark, American politician
1925
Suzanne Zimmerman, American competition swimmer and Olympic medalist
1925
Huang Zongying, Chinese actress and writer
1924
Johnny Gilbert, American game show host and announcer
1923
Ashley Bryan, American children's book author and illustrator
1922
Leslie Brooks, American actress (d. 2011)
1922
Anker Jørgensen, Danish trade union leader and politician, 16th Prime Minister of Denmark (d. 2016)
1922
Helmy Afify Abd El-Bar, Egyptian military commander
1922
Ken Mosdell, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006)
1921
Ernest Gold, Austrian-American composer and conductor (d. 1999)
1919
Hau Pei-tsun, 13th Premier of the Republic of China
1919
William F. Quinn, American lawyer (d. 2006)
1918
Alberto Ascari, Italian race car driver (d. 1955)
1918
Ronald Bladen, American painter and sculptor (d. 1988)
1918
Marcia Brown, American author and illustrator (d. 2015)
1915
Kaoru Ishikawa, Japanese author and educator (d. 1989)
1913
Dave Garroway, American journalist and television personality (d. 1982)
1913
Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Danish businessman (d. 2012)
1913
Kay Linaker, American actress and screenwriter (d. 2008)
1911
Bob Steele (broadcaster), American radio personality (d. 2002)
1910
Lien Gisolf, Dutch high jumper (d. 1993)
1910
Loren Pope, American journalist and author (d. 2008)
1908
Dorothy Round, English tennis player (d. 1982)
1908
Tim Spencer, American country & western singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1974)
1907
George Weller, American author, playwright, and journalist (d. 2002)
1905
Alfredo M. Santos, Filipino general (d. 1990)
1905
Eugenio Pagnini, Italian modern pentathlete (d. 1993)
1905
Magda Foy, American child actress (d. 2000)
1903
Kenneth Clark, English historian and author (d. 1983)
1901
Eric Portman, English actor (d. 1969)
1900
George Lewis, American clarinet player and songwriter (d. 1969)
1898
Julius Schreck, German commander (d. 1936)
1898
Ivan Triesault, Estonian-born American actor (d. 1980)
1896
Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter and educator (d. 1992)
1895
Sidney Blackmer, American actor (d. 1973)
1894
Isaac Babel, Russian short story writer, journalist, and playwright (d. 1940)
1892
Léo-Pol Morin, Canadian pianist, composer, and educator (d. 1941)
1892
Jonni Myyrä, Finnish-American discus and javelin thrower (d. 1955)
1889
Emma Asson, Estonian educator and politician (d. 1965)
1889
Stan Coveleski, American baseball player (d. 1984)
1884
Yrjö Saarela, Finnish wrestler and coach (d. 1951)
1877
Robert Henry Mathews, Australian linguist and missionary (d. 1970)
1864
John Jacob Astor IV, American colonel and businessman (d. 1912)
1863
Margaret Murray, British archaeologist, anthropologist, historian, and folklorist (d. 1963)
1859
Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield, English economist and politician, Secretary of State for the Colonies (d. 1947)
1858
Stewart Culin, American ethnographer and author (d. 1929)
1841
Otto Wagner, Austrian architect, designed the Austrian Postal Savings Bank and Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Station (d. 1918)
1831
Arthur Böttcher, German pathologist and anatomist (d. 1889)
1821
Nathan Bedford Forrest, American general and first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan (d. 1877)
1793
John Clare, English poet and author (d. 1864)
1770
Alexander Balashov, Russian general and politician, Russian Minister of Police (d. 1837)
1760
István Pauli, Hungarian-Slovene priest and poet (d. 1829)
1756
Thomas Rowlandson, English artist and caricaturist (d. 1827)
1745
Robert Calder, Scottish-English admiral (d. 1818)
1608
Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1657)
1607
Wenceslaus Hollar, Czech-English painter and illustrator (d. 1677)
1606
Roland Fréart de Chambray (d. 1676)
1590
Pope Clement X (d. 1676)
1579
Arthur Dee, English physician and chemist (d. 1651)
1527
John Dee, English-Welsh mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer (d. 1609)
1478
Giulio d'Este, illegitimate son of Italian noble (d. 1561)
1470
Francesco Armellini Pantalassi de' Medici, Catholic cardinal (d. 1528)
1426
Anne Neville, Countess of Warwick (d. 1492)
100 BC
Julius Caesar, Roman general and statesman (d. 44 BC)

Deaths On This Day

2017
Liu Xiaobo, Chinese literary critic, human rights activist (b. 1955)
2015
Philipp Mißfelder, German historian and politician (b. 1979)
2015
Martin Litchfield West, English scholar, author, and academic (b. 1927)
2014
Thomas Berger, American author and playwright (b. 1924)
2014
Alfred de Grazia, American political scientist, author, and academic (b. 1919)
2014
Nadine Gordimer, South African novelist, short story writer, and activist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1923)
2014
Jeff Leiding, American football player (b. 1961)
2014
Lorin Maazel, French-American violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1930)
2013
Leonard Garment, American lawyer and public servant, 14th White House Counsel (b. 1924)
2013
Henri Julien, French race car driver (b. 1927)
2013
Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1982)
2013
Ottavio Quattrocchi, Italian businessman (b. 1938)
2013
Vernon B. Romney, American lawyer and politician, 14th Attorney General of Utah (b. 1924)
2013
Marc Simont, French-American author and illustrator (b. 1915)
2012
Warren Jabali, American basketball player (b. 1946)
2012
Jerzy Kulej, Polish boxer and politician (b. 1940)
2012
Richard D. Zanuck, American film producer (b. 1934)
2011
Allan Jeans, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1933)
2010
Manohari Singh, Indian saxophonist and composer (b. 1931)
2010
George Steinbrenner, American businessman (b. 1930)
2008
Bronisław Geremek, Polish historian and politician, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1932)
2007
Michael Reardon, American mountaineer (b. 1965)
2006
Red Buttons, American actor (b. 1919)
2005
Robert E. Ogren, American zoologist (b. 1922)
2003
Compay Segundo, Cuban singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1907)
2000
Jan Karski, Polish-American activist and academic (b. 1914)
1999
Konstantinos Kollias, Greek general and politician, 168th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1901)
1997
Miguel Ángel Blanco, Spanish politician (b. 1968)
1996
Pandro S. Berman, American director, producer, and production manager (b. 1905)
1995
Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Danish businessman (b. 1920)
1993
Davey Allison, American race car driver (b. 1961)
1983
Gabrielle Roy, Canadian engineer and author (b. 1909)
1980
Seretse Khama, Botswana lawyer and politician, 1st President of Botswana (b. 1921)
1979
Ludwig Merwart, Austrian painter and illustrator (b. 1913)
1976
Frederick Hawksworth, English engineer (b. 1884)
1976
Joachim Peiper, German SS officer (b. 1915)
1974
Patrick Blackett, Baron Blackett, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
1973
Willy Fritsch, German actor and screenwriter (b. 1901)
1970
Leslie Groves, American general and engineer (b. 1896)
1970
Sheng Shicai, Chinese warlord (b. 1895)
1967
Tom Simpson, English cyclist (b. 1937)
1965
Photis Kontoglou, Greek painter and illustrator (b. 1895)
1960
Joy Davidman, American-English poet and author (b. 1915)
1954
Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter and educator (b. 1907)
1951
Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian-American composer and painter (b. 1874)
1949
Walt Kuhn, American painter and academic (b. 1877)
1946
Alfred Stieglitz, American photographer and curator (b. 1864)
1945
Alla Nazimova, Russian-American actress, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1879)
1941
Ilmar Raud, Estonian chess player (b. 1913)
1936
Kojo Tovalou Houénou, Beninese lawyer and politician (b. 1887)
1934
Mary E. Byrd, American astronomer and academic (b. 1849)
1927
Mimar Kemaleddin Bey, Turkish architect and academic, designed the Tayyare Apartments (b. 1870)
1922
Martin Dies, Sr., American journalist and politician (b. 1870)
1921
Gabriel Lippmann, Luxembourger physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845)
1911
Allan McLean, Scottish-Australian politician, 19th Premier of Victoria (b. 1840)
1907
Henrik Sillem, Dutch target shooter and jurist (b. 1866)
1896
August Kekulé, German chemist and academic (b. 1829)
1893
Young Man Afraid of His Horses, American tribal chief (b. 1836)
1890
John C. Frémont, American general and politician, 5th Territorial Governor of Arizona (b. 1813)
1890
Johann Voldemar Jannsen, Estonian journalist and poet (b. 1819)
1889
Robert Hamerling, Austrian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1830)
1881
John C. Pemberton, American general (b. 1814)
1807
Henry Benedict Stuart, Italian cardinal (b. 1725)
1793
Jean-Paul Marat, French physician and theorist (b. 1743)
1789
Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, French economist and academic (b. 1715)
1762
James Bradley, English priest and astronomer (b. 1693)
1755
Edward Braddock, Scottish general (b. 1695)
1683
Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1631)
1629
Caspar Bartholin the Elder, Swedish physician and theologian (b. 1585)
1628
Robert Shirley, English soldier and diplomat (b. 1581)
1626
Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester, English politician (b. 1563)
1621
Albert VII, archduke of Austria (b. 1559)
1617
Adam Wenceslaus, duke of Cieszyn (b. 1574)
1551
John Wallop, English soldier and diplomat (b. 1490)
1491
Afonso, Portuguese prince (b. 1475)
1402
Jianwen, Chinese emperor (b. 1377)
1399
Peter Parler, German architect, designed St. Vitus Cathedral and Charles Bridge (b. 1330)
1399
Jadwiga, queen of Poland (b. 1399)
1380
Bertrand du Guesclin, French nobleman and knight (b. 1320)
1357
Bartolus de Saxoferrato Italian academic and jurist (b. 1313)
1205
Hubert Walter, English archbishop and politician, Lord Chancellor of The United Kingdom (b. 1160)
1105
Rashi, French rabbi and commentator (b. 1040)
1024
Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 973)
982
Gunther, margrave of Merseburg
982
Henry I, bishop of Augsburg
982
Pandulf II, Lombard prince
982
Landulf IV, Lombard prince
982
Abu'l-Qasim, Kalbid emir of Sicily
939
Leo VII, pope of the Catholic Church
884
Huang Chao, Chinese rebel leader (b. 835)
815
Wu Yuanheng, Chinese poet and politician (b. 758)
716
Rui Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 662)
574
John III, pope of the Catholic Church

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