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On This Day in History:  July 18

July 18 is the 199th day of the year (200th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 166 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2018
$422 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot is red hot. The multi-state Mega Millions lottery game continued its Summer climb Tuesday night, and is now at the point where jackpot rolls are sharply increased.
2017
N.Y. man's lottery fortune hurts home town state aid. Good fortune smiled on Richard Loveless in 2015, when the retired electrician won a $42.5 million lottery prize, but those winnings are bringing headaches to the Port Byron School District.
2014
Would you quit your job if you won the lottery?. Rich enough to quit, but would you? Most people would keep working, even if those lottery balls lined up in their favor, says a Harris Poll survey released today.
2011
Record EuroMillions winners in hiding after begging avalanche. The Scottish couple who won £161 million in the EuroMillions lottery were in hiding yesterday — apparently meeting with their family to decide what to do with their astonishing windfall after receiving an avalanche of begging requests for money.
2007
Georgia Lottery sets sales record with $3.4 billion sales. The Georgia lottery took in a record $3.4 billion dollars during the last fiscal year -- a $244 million jump from the previous year.
2007
Wisconsin man claims $14.4M lottery jackpot. The winner of a $14.4 million Wisconsin Megabucks jackpot claimed his prize at lottery headquarters Tuesday.
2007
Lottery Winner's Lucky Day Turns into One Heck of a Mess. The lure of quick cash from someone else's winning lottery ticket now has three women facing some serious charges, after their alleged plan proved to be very unlucky.
2006
Powerball lottery jackpot reaches $100 million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $100 million, with a cash option of $45.3 million.
2006
Calif. lotto winner remains hidden. Somewhere in California, a man named Richard Furness Roberts is quietly sitting on $110 million.
2006
Arizona Lottery winner shows what not to do with $6.7M. When Shefik Tallmadge was 29, he became the biggest winner in the Arizona lottery "Pick" game at the time, but that may be the last good thing that happened to him.
2006
Maryland Lottery sales top $1.5 billion for first time. Maryland Lottery sales topped $1.5 billion for the first time in the fiscal year that ended in June, a jump of more than 5 percent from the year before, lottery director Buddy Roogow said yesterday.
2006
In 25 years, Arizona Lottery raised $5.5B. Twenty-five years after it started, the Arizona Lottery has contributed more than $1.8 billion to state and local projects and programs, far surpassing the annual revenue hopes of the original group of businessmen who started it.
2006
Okla. Lottery has generated $65 million for schools. An Oklahoma Lottery official says that more than $65 million dollars has been generated for education since the lottery began in October.
2006
Tenn. lottery sales up 18 percent since last year. The Tennessee Lottery saw an 18 percent increase in sales for its fiscal year ending in June, propelled upward in part by 36 new scratch-off games and two Powerball jackpots topping $300 million, according to lottery president and chief executive officer Rebecca Paul.
2006
Arizona Ballot Could Become Lottery Ticket. To anyone who ever said, "I wouldn't vote for that bum for a million bucks," Arizona may be calling your bluff.
2006
Dallas arrest sparks fears of internet gambling crackdown. The internet gambling industry was in disarray last night after the Scottish chief executive of BetOnSports, the Costa Rica-based operator, was arrested by the US federal authorities at Dallas Fort Worth airport.
2006
Arrest Made in Crackdown on Internet Betting. In a sharp escalation of their crackdown on Internet gambling, United States prosecutors said yesterday that they were pressing charges against the chief executive of BetOnSports, a prominent Internet gambling company that is publicly traded in Britain, and against several other current and former company officers.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$433 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2018
2.$361 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2016
3.$232 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 18, 2017
4.€190.37 Million
US$214.05 Million
Draw Date
Jul 18, 2019
5.$187 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2017
6.$154 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2019
7.$152 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 21, 2015
8.$145 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2005
9.$141 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2013
10.€101 Million
US$123.15 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2012
11.€108 Million
US$121.41 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2019
12.€110.05 Million
US$121.4 Million
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2016
13.€96 Million
US$116.92 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2005
14.$113 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 21, 2020
15.$110 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 18, 2018
16.$105 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 18, 2008
17.$100 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2006
17.$100 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 18, 2012
19.$97 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 18, 2020
20.$95 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 18, 1998
21.€71.77 Million
US$82.88 Million
Draw Date
Jul 18, 2017
22.€70.54 Million
US$77.56 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2016
23.$76 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2011
24.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 18, 2015
25.$63 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2019

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1986
Friday, Jul 18, 1986
34 years old
1978
Tuesday, Jul 18, 1978
42 years old
1972
Tuesday, Jul 18, 1972
48 years old
1966
Monday, Jul 18, 1966
54 years old
1965
Sunday, Jul 18, 1965
55 years old
1956
Wednesday, Jul 18, 1956
64 years old
1952
Friday, Jul 18, 1952
68 years old
1948
Sunday, Jul 18, 1948
72 years old
1946
Thursday, Jul 18, 1946
74 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2013
The Government of Detroit, with up to $20 billion in debt, files for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
2012
At least seven people are killed and 32 others are injured after a bomb explodes on an Israeli tour bus at Burgas Airport, Bulgaria.
1996
Storms provoke severe flooding on the Saguenay River, beginning one of Quebec's costliest natural disasters ever.
1996
Battle of Mullaitivu: The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam capture the Sri Lanka Army's base, killing over 1200 soldiers.
1995
On the Caribbean island of Montserrat, the Soufrière Hills volcano erupts. Over the course of several years, it devastates the island, destroying the capital, forcing most of the population to flee.
1994
The bombing of the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (Argentine Jewish Community Center) in Buenos Aires kills 85 people (mostly Jewish) and injures 300.
1994
Rwandan genocide: The Rwandan Patriotic Front takes control of Gisenyi and north western Rwanda, forcing the interim government into Zaire and ending the genocide.
1992
A picture of Les Horribles Cernettes was taken, which became the first ever photo posted to the World Wide Web.
1984
McDonald's massacre in San Ysidro, California: In a fast-food restaurant, James Oliver Huberty opens fire, killing 21 people and injuring 19 others before being shot dead by police.
1982
Two hundred sixty-eight Guatemalancampesinos ("peasants" or "country people") are slain in the Plan de Sánchez massacre.
1976
Nadia Comăneci becomes the first person in Olympic Games history to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
1969
U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy crashes his car into a tidal basin at Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, killing his passenger, Boiler Room GirlMary Jo Kopechne.
1968
Intel is founded in Mountain View, California.
1966
Human spaceflight: Gemini 10 is launched from Cape Kennedy on a 70-hour mission that includes docking with an orbiting Agena target vehicle.
1966
A racially charged incident in a bar sparks the six-day Hough riots in Cleveland, Ohio; 1,700 Ohio National Guard troops intervene to restore order.
1944
World War II: Hideki Tōjō resigns as Prime Minister of Japan because of numerous setbacks in the war effort.
1942
World War II: During the Beisfjord massacre in Norway, 15 Norwegian paramilitary guards help members of the SS to kill 288 political prisoners from Yugoslavia.
1942
The Germans test fly the Messerschmitt Me 262 using its jet engines for the first time.
1925
Adolf Hitler publishes Mein Kampf.
1914
The U.S. Congress forms the Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps, giving official status to aircraft within the U.S. Army for the first time.
1872
The Ballot Act 1872 in the United Kingdom introduced the requirement that parliamentary and local government elections be held by secret ballot.
1870
The First Vatican Council decrees the dogma of papal infallibility.
1863
American Civil War: Second Battle of Fort Wagner: One of the first formal African American military units, the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, supported by several white regiments, attempts an unsuccessful assault on Confederate-held Battery Wagner.
1862
First ascent of Dent Blanche, one of the highest summits in the Alps.
1857
Louis Faidherbe, French governor of Senegal, arrives to relieve French forces at Kayes, effectively ending El Hajj Umar Tall's war against the French.
1841
Coronation of Emperor Pedro II of Brazil.
1812
The Treaties of Orebro end both the Anglo-Russian and Anglo-Swedish Wars.
1806
A gunpowder magazine explosion in Birgu, Malta, kills around 200 people.
1555
The College of Arms is reincorporated by Royal charter signed by Queen Mary I of England and King Philip II of Spain.
1391
Tokhtamysh-Timur war: Battle of the Kondurcha River: Timur defeats Tokhtamysh of the Golden Horde in present-day southeast Russia.
1389
France and England agree to the Truce of Leulinghem, inaugurating a 13-year peace, the longest period of sustained peace during the Hundred Years' War.
1334
The bishop of Florence blesses the first foundation stone for the new campanile (bell tower) of the Florence Cathedral, designed by the artist Giotto di Bondone.
1290
King Edward I of England issues the Edict of Expulsion, banishing all Jews (numbering about 16,000) from England; this was Tisha B'Av on the Hebrew calendar, a day that commemorates many Jewish calamities.
1195
Battle of Alarcos: Almohad forces defeat the Castilian army of Alfonso VIII and force its retreat to Toledo.
645
Chinese forces under general Li Shiji besiege the strategic fortress city of Anshi (Liaoning) during the Goguryeo-Tang War.
452
Sack of Aquileia: After an earlier defeat on the Catalaunian Plains, Attila lays siege to the metropolis of Aquileia and eventually destroys it.
362
Roman-Persian Wars: Emperor Julian arrives at Antioch with a Roman expeditionary force (60,000 men) and stays there for nine months to launch a campaign against the Persian Empire.
390 BC
Roman-Gaulish Wars: Battle of the Allia: A Roman army is defeated by raiding Gauls, leading to the subsequent sacking of Rome.
477 BC
Battle of the Cremera as part of the Roman-Etruscan Wars. Veii ambushes and defeats the Roman army.

Births On This Day

1994
Nilo Soares, East Timorese footballer
1993
Nabil Fekir, French footballer
1993
Lee Tae-min, South Korean singer and actor
1993
Michael Lichaa, Australian rugby league player
1989
Jamie Benn, Canadian ice hockey player
1989
Sebastian Mielitz, German footballer
1989
Yohan Mollo, French footballer
1988
Änis Ben-Hatira, German-Tunisian footballer
1988
César Villaluz, Mexican footballer
1987
Tontowi Ahmad, Indonesian badminton player
1986
Natalia Mikhailova, Russian ice dancer
1985
Chace Crawford, American actor
1985
Panagiotis Lagos, Greek footballer
1985
James Norton, English actor
1983
Carlos Diogo, Uruguayan footballer
1983
Aaron Gillespie, American singer-songwriter and drummer
1983
Mikk Pahapill, Estonian decathlete
1983
Jan Schlaudraff, German footballer
1982
Ryan Cabrera, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1982
Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress, singer, and film producer
1982
Carlo Costly, Honduran footballer
1982
Dominika Luzarová, Czech tennis player
1981
Dennis Seidenberg, German ice hockey player
1980
Kristen Bell, American actress
1979
Deion Branch, American football player
1979
Joey Mercury, American wrestler and producer
1978
Adabel Guerrero, Argentinian actress, singer, and dancer
1978
Shane Horgan, Irish rugby player and sportscaster
1978
Crystal Mangum, American murderer responsible for making false rape allegations in the Duke lacrosse case
1978
Joo Sang-wook, South Korean actor
1978
Ben Sheets, American baseball player and coach
1978
Mélissa Theuriau, French journalist
1977
Alexander Morozevich, Russian chess player and author
1976
Elsa Pataky, Spanish actress
1976
Go Soo-hee, South Korean actress
1975
Torii Hunter, American baseball player
1975
Daron Malakian, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1975
M.I.A., English rapper and producer
1974
Alan Morrison, British poet
1971
Penny Hardaway, American basketball player and coach
1971
Sukhwinder Singh, Indian singer-songwriter and actor
1969
Elizabeth Gilbert, American author
1969
The Great Sasuke, Japanese wrestler and politician
1968
Grant Bowler, New Zealand-Australian actor
1968
Scott Gourley, Australian rugby player
1967
Vin Diesel, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1966
Dan O'Brien, American decathlete and coach
1965
Vesselina Kasarova, Bulgarian soprano
1964
Wendy Williams, American talk show host
1963
Marc Girardelli, Austrian-Luxembourgian skier
1963
Martín Torrijos, Panamanian economist and politician, 35th President of Panama
1962
Shaun Micallef, Australian comedian, producer, and screenwriter
1961
Elizabeth McGovern, American actress
1961
Alan Pardew, English footballer and manager
1961
Pasi Rautiainen, Finnish footballer, coach, and manager
1960
Simon Heffer, English journalist and author
1957
Nick Faldo, English golfer and sportscaster
1957
Keith Levene, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1955
Bernd Fasching, Austrian painter and sculptor
1954
Ricky Skaggs, American singer-songwriter, mandolin player, and producer
1951
Elio Di Rupo, Belgian chemist, academic, and politician, 68th Prime Minister of Belgium
1951
Margo Martindale, American actress
1950
Richard Branson, English businessman, founded Virgin Group
1950
Jack Dongarra, American computer scientist and academic
1950
Kostas Eleftherakis, Greek footballer
1950
Glenn Hughes, American disco singer (Village People) and actor (d. 2001)
1950
Jack Layton, Canadian political scientist, academic, and politician (d. 2011)
1950
Mark Udall, American educator and politician
1949
Dennis Lillee, Australian cricketer and coach
1948
Carlos Colón Sr., Puerto Rican-American wrestler and promoter
1948
Jeanne Córdova, American journalist and activist (d. 2016)
1948
Graham Spanier, 16th President of Pennsylvania State University
1948
Hartmut Michel, German biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1947
Steve Forbes, American publisher and politician
1946
Kalpana Mohan, Indian actress
1946
John Naughton, Scottish-Irish journalist, author, and academic
1945
Pat Doherty, Irish republican politician
1944
David Hemery, English hurdler and author
1943
Joseph J. Ellis, American historian and author
1942
Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (d. 2006)
1942
Adolf Ogi, Swiss politician, 84th President of the Swiss Confederation
1941
Frank Farian, German songwriter and producer
1941
Lonnie Mack, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2016)
1941
Martha Reeves, American singer and politician
1940
James Brolin, American actor
1940
Joe Torre, American baseball player and manager
1939
Brian Auger, English rock and jazz keyboard player
1939
Dion DiMucci, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1939
Jerry Moore, American football player and coach
1938
John Connelly, English footballer (d. 2012)
1938
Ian Stewart, Scottish keyboard player and manager (d. 1985)
1938
Paul Verhoeven, Dutch director, producer, and screenwriter
1937
Roald Hoffmann, Polish chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1937
Hunter S. Thompson, American journalist and author (d. 2005)
1935
Tenley Albright, American figure skater and physician
1935
Jayendra Saraswathi, Indian guru, 69th Shankaracharya
1934
Edward Bond, English director, playwright, and screenwriter
1934
Darlene Conley, American actress (d. 2007)
1933
Jean Yanne, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2003)
1933
Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Russian poet and playwright (d. 2017)
1932
Robert Ellis Miller, American director and screenwriter
1929
Dick Button, American figure skater and actor
1929
Screamin' Jay Hawkins, American R&B singer-songwriter, musician, and actor (d. 2000)
1928
Andrea Gallo, Italian priest and author (d. 2013)
1928
Baddiewinkle, American internet personality
1927
Mehdi Hassan, Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer (d. 2012)
1927
Kurt Masur, German conductor and educator (d. 2015)
1927
Antonio García-Trevijano, Spanish republican, political activist, and author (d. 2018)
1927
Keith MacDonald, Canadian politician
1927
Anthony Mirra, American gangster, member of the Bonanno Crime Family (d. 1982)
1926
Margaret Laurence, Canadian author and academic (d. 1987)
1926
Nita Bieber, American actress
1926
Bernard Pons, French politician and medical doctor
1926
Maunu Kurkvaara, Finnish film director and screenwriter
1925
Shirley Strickland, Australian runner and hurdler (d. 2004)
1925
Friedrich Zimmermann, German lawyer and politician, German Federal Minister of the Interior (d. 2012)
1925
Raymond Jones, Australian Modernist architect
1925
Windy McCall, American baseball relief pitcher (d. 2015)
1924
Inge Sørensen, Danish swimmer (d. 2011)
1924
Tullio Altamura, Italian actor
1923
Jerome H. Lemelson, American engineer and businessman (d. 1997)
1923
Michael Medwin, English actor
1922
Thomas Kuhn, American physicist, historian, and philosopher (d. 1996)
1921
Peter Austin, English brewer, founded Ringwood Brewery (d. 2014)
1921
Aaron T. Beck, American psychiatrist and academic
1921
John Glenn, American colonel, astronaut, and politician (d. 2016)
1921
Richard Leacock, English-French director and producer (d. 2011)
1921
Heinz Bennent, German actor (d. 2011)
1920
Eric Brandon, English race car driver and businessman (d. 1982)
1919
Lilia Dale, Italian actress
1918
Nelson Mandela, South African lawyer and politician, 1st President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)
1917
Henri Salvador, French singer and guitarist (d. 2008)
1917
Paul Streeten, Austrian-born British economics professor
1916
Charles Kittel, American physicist
1915
Carequinha, Brazilian clown and actor (d. 2006)
1915
Roxana Cannon Arsht, American judge (d. 2003)
1915
Louis Le Bailly, British Royal Navy officer (d. 2010)
1914
Gino Bartali, Italian cyclist (d. 2000)
1914
Oscar Heisserer, French footballer (d. 2004)
1913
Red Skelton, American actor and comedian (d. 1997)
1911
Hume Cronyn, Canadian-American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2003)
1910
Diptendu Pramanick, Indian businessman (d. 1989)
1910
Mamadou Dia, Senegalese politician; 1st Prime Minister of Senegal (d. 2009)
1909
Bishnu Dey, Indian poet, critic, and academic (d. 1982)
1909
Andrei Gromyko, Belarusian-Russian economist and politician, Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1989)
1909
Mohammed Daoud Khan, Afghan commander and politician, 1st President of Afghanistan (d. 1978)
1909
Harriet Nelson, American singer and actress (d. 1994)
1908
Peace Pilgrim, American mystic and activist (d. 1981)
1908
Lupe Vélez, Mexican-American actress and dancer (d. 1944)
1908
Beatrice Aitchison, American mathematician, statistician, and transportation economist (d. 1997)
1906
S. I. Hayakawa, Canadian-American academic and politician (d. 1992)
1906
Clifford Odets, American director, playwright, and screenwriter (d. 1963)
1905
Robert Elton Brooker, American business executive (d. 2000)
1902
Jessamyn West, American author (d. 1984)
1902
Chill Wills, American actor (d. 1978)
1900
Nathalie Sarraute, French lawyer and author (d. 1999)
1899
Ernst Scheller, German soldier and politician, 8th Mayor of Marburg (d. 1942)
1898
John Stuart, Scottish-English actor (d. 1979)
1897
Ernest Eldridge, English race car driver and engineer (d. 1935)
1895
Olga Spessivtseva, Russian-American ballerina (d. 1991)
1895
Machine Gun Kelly, American gangster (d. 1954)
1893
David Ogilvy, 12th Earl of Airlie, Scottish peer, soldier and courtier (d. 1968)
1892
Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian footballer (d. 1969)
1890
Frank Forde, Australian educator and politician, 15th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1983)
1889
Kōichi Kido, Japanese politician, 13th Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal of Japan (d. 1977)
1887
Vidkun Quisling, Norwegian military officer and politician, Minister President of Norway (d. 1945)
1886
Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., American general (d. 1945)
1884
Alberto di Jorio, Italian cardinal (d. 1979)
1881
Larry McLean, Canadian-American baseball player (d. 1921)
1871
Giacomo Balla, Italian painter (d.1958)
1871
Sada Yacco, Japanese actress and dancer (d. 1946)
1867
Margaret Brown, American philanthropist and activist (d. 1932)
1864
Philip Snowden, 1st Viscount Snowden, English politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (d. 1937)
1861
Kadambini Ganguly, Indian physician, one of the first Indian women to obtain a degree (d. 1923)
1853
Hendrik Lorentz, Dutch physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1928)
1848
W. G. Grace, English cricketer and physician (d. 1915)
1845
Tristan Corbière, French poet (d. 1875)
1843
Virgil Earp, American marshal (d. 1905)
1837
Vasil Levski, Bulgarian priest and activist (d. 1873)
1821
Pauline Viardot, French soprano and composer (d. 1910)
1818
Louis Gerhard De Geer, Swedish lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1896)
1811
William Makepeace Thackeray, English author and poet (d. 1863)
1796
Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher and academic (d. 1879)
1750
Frederick Adolf, duke of Östergötland (d. 1803)
1724
Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Electress of Saxony (d. 1780)
1720
Gilbert White, English ornithologist and ecologist (d. 1793)
1718
Saverio Bettinelli, Italian poet, playwright, and critic (d. 1808)
1702
Maria Clementina Sobieska, Polish noble (d. 1735)
1670
Giovanni Bononcini, Italian cellist and composer (d. 1747)
1659
Hyacinthe Rigaud, French painter (d. 1743)
1634
Johannes Camphuys, Dutch politician, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1695)
1552
Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1612)
1534
Zacharius Ursinus, German theologian (d. 1583)
1504
Heinrich Bullinger, Swiss pastor and reformer (d. 1575)
1501
Isabella of Austria, queen of Denmark (d. 1526)
1439
John V, duke of Saxe-Lauenburg (d. 1507)
1013
Hermann of Reichenau, German music theorist (d. 1054)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Jonathan Gold, American food critic (b. 1960)
2018
Adrian Cronauer, American Radio personality
2015
Alex Rocco, American actor (b. 1936)
2014
Andreas Biermann, German footballer (b. 1980)
2014
João Ubaldo Ribeiro, Brazilian journalist, author, and academic (b. 1941)
2014
Dietmar Schönherr, Austrian-Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1926)
2013
Vaali, Indian poet, songwriter, and actor (b. 1931)
2013
Olivier Ameisen, French-American cardiologist and academic (b. 1953)
2012
Yosef Shalom Eliashiv, Lithuanian-Israeli rabbi and author (b. 1910)
2012
Jean François-Poncet, French politician and diplomat, French Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1928)
2012
Dawoud Rajiha, Syrian general and politician, Syrian Minister of Defense (b. 1947)
2012
Assef Shawkat, Syrian general and politician (b. 1950)
2012
Hasan Turkmani, Syrian general and politician, Syrian Minister of Defense (b. 1935)
2012
Rajesh Khanna, Indian actor (b. 1942)
2009
Henry Allingham, English soldier (b. 1896)
2009
Jill Balcon, English actress (b. 1925)
2007
Jerry Hadley, American tenor (b. 1952)
2007
Kenji Miyamoto, Japanese politician (b. 1908)
2005
Amy Gillett, Australian cyclist and rower (b. 1976)
2005
William Westmoreland, American general (b. 1914)
2004
André Castelot, Belgian-French historian and author (b. 1911)
2004
Émile Peynaud, French wine maker (b. 1912)
2002
Metin Toker, Turkish journalist and author (b. 1924)
2001
Mimi Fariña, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1945)
1990
Karl Menninger, American psychiatrist and author (b. 1896)
1990
Yun Posun, South Korean politician, 2nd President of South Korea (b. 1897)
1989
Donnie Moore, American baseball player (b. 1954)
1988
Nico, German singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and actress (b. 1938)
1988
Joly Braga Santos, Portuguese composer and conductor (b. 1924)
1987
Gilberto Freyre, Brazilian sociologist, anthropologist, historian, writer, painter, journalist and congressman (b. 1907)
1984
Lally Bowers, English actress (b. 1914)
1984
Grigori Kromanov, Estonian director and screenwriter (b. 1926)
1982
Roman Jakobson, Russian-American linguist and theorist (b. 1896)
1975
Vaughn Bodē, American illustrator (b. 1941)
1973
Jack Hawkins, English actor (b. 1910)
1969
Mary Jo Kopechne, American educator and secretary (b. 1940)
1968
Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
1966
Bobby Fuller, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1942)
1954
Machine Gun Kelly, American gangster (b. 1895)
1952
Paul Saintenoy, Belgian architect and historian (b. 1862)
1950
Carl Clinton Van Doren, American critic and biographer (b. 1885)
1949
Vítězslav Novák, Czech composer and educator (b. 1870)
1949
Francisco Javier Arana, Guatemalan Army colonel and briefly Guatemalan head of state (b.1905)
1948
Herman Gummerus, Finnish historian, academic, and politician (b. 1877)
1947
Evald Tipner, Estonian footballer and ice hockey player (b. 1906)
1944
Thomas Sturge Moore, English author, poet, and playwright (b. 1870)
1938
Marie of Romania (b. 1875)
1937
Julian Bell, English poet and academic (b. 1908)
1932
Jean Jules Jusserand, French author and diplomat, French Ambassador to the United States (b. 1855)
1925
Louis-Nazaire Bégin, Canadian cardinal (b. 1840)
1916
Benjamin C. Truman, American journalist and author (b. 1835)
1899
Horatio Alger, American novelist and journalist (b. 1832)
1892
Thomas Cook, English travel agent, founded the Thomas Cook Group (b. 1808)
1890
Lydia Becker, English journalist, author, and activist, co-founded the Women's Suffrage Journal (b. 1827)
1887
Dorothea Dix, American social reformer and activist (b. 1802)
1884
Ferdinand von Hochstetter, Austrian geologist and academic (b. 1829)
1872
Benito Juárez, Mexican lawyer and politician, 26th President of Mexico (b. 1806)
1863
Robert Gould Shaw, American colonel (b. 1837)
1837
Vincenzo Borg, Maltese merchant and rebel leader (b. 1777)
1817
Jane Austen, English novelist (b. 1775)
1792
John Paul Jones, Scottish-American admiral and diplomat (b. 1747)
1756
Pieter Langendijk, Dutch poet and playwright (b. 1683)
1730
François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy, French general (b. 1644)
1721
Jean-Antoine Watteau, French painter (b. 1684)
1698
Johann Heinrich Heidegger, Swiss theologian and author (b. 1633)
1695
Johannes Camphuys, Dutch politician, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (b. 1634)
1639
Bernard of Saxe-Weimar, German general (b. 1604)
1610
Caravaggio, Italian painter (b. 1571)
1608
Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg (b. 1546)
1591
Jacobus Gallus, Slovenian composer (b. 1550)
1566
Bartolomé de las Casas, Spanish bishop and historian (b. 1484)
1488
Alvise Cadamosto, Italian explorer (b. 1432)
1450
Francis I, Duke of Brittany (b. 1414)
1300
Gerard Segarelli, Italian religious leader, founded the Apostolic Brethren (b. 1240)
1270
Boniface of Savoy, Archbishop of Canterbury
1232
John de Braose, Marcher Lord of Bramber and Gower
1194
Guy of Lusignan, king consort of Jerusalem (b. c. 1150)
1185
Stefan, first Archbishop of Uppsala (b. before 1143)
1100
Godfrey of Bouillon, Frankish knight (b. 1016)
984
Dietrich I, bishop of Metz
928
Stephen II, patriarch of Constantinople
924
Abu'l-Hasan Ali ibn al-Furat, Abbasid vizier (b. 855)
912
Zhu Wen, Chinese emperor (b. 852)
715
Muhammad bin Qasim, Umayyad general (b. 695)
707
Emperor Monmu of Japan (b. 683)

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