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On This Day in History:  July 3

July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 181 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
New York Lottery joins Multi-State Lottery Association. The Board of Directors of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has approved the New York Lottery's request for membership, with transitioning activities having started this week.
2019
Longtime friends split $20 lottery ticket, win $1 million prize. Two longtime friends decided that sharing a lottery ticket would improve their luck — and they were right.
2019
Lottery player 'spent a sleepless night' clutching winning ticket. A South Carolina woman spent a sleepless night holding a $125,000 winning lottery ticket close.
2018
Fake Instagram account offers phony Florida Lottery giveaways. The Florida Lottery is warning players about social media scams and fake accounts offering money and other prizes.
2017
Virginia woman wins Cash 5 lottery top prize 12 times for total of $1.2 million. A Roanoke woman won a Virginia Lottery drawing not once, but 12 times, bringing her total winnings to $1.2 million.
2017
Iowa man plays numbers he saw in a dream, wins big lottery prize. A man who played numbers he saw in a dream won big last week in the Iowa Lottery.
2015
Scratch-off tickets push Florida Lottery to record sales. Floridians with dreams of instant payoffs are generating record scratch for the Florida Lottery.
2014
$259 million Powerball winner took poverty vow. A man with a winning $259 million Powerball ticket claimed what officials are calling the largest jackpot ever won in Tennessee and says he plans to use most of the money to support the performing arts.
2014
Lottery mystery yields clues to $7.5 million prize. Investigating Joan Ginther, who won millions four times, suggests ways winners might be found.
2012
CEO of poker site Full Tilt arrested. The chief executive of Full Tilt Poker, the beleaguered one-time Web poker giant, was arrested Monday on a plane that had just landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport as the government unveiled new criminal charges against him related to an alleged Ponzi scheme.
2008
Florida Lottery joins Powerball. Florida Lottery officials on Wednesday said they will add the national Powerball game to the state's portfolio in January and become the new host for the game's semiweekly drawings.
2007
D.C. Lottery hopes raffle will bring fiscal success. D.C. Lottery officials are hoping their latest offering, a $1 million raffle, will pay off for players and the lottery.
2007
Iraq soldier wins part of $12 million Lotto jackpot. It's been a lucky few weeks for a Texas soldier serving in Iraq. He won part of a $12 million dollar Lotto Texas jackpot, and now he's home.
2007
Retailers sue N.M. Lottery over scratch-off games. Eastern New Mexico retailers have accused the New Mexico Lottery of misrepresenting scratch-off games to the public by advertising prizes, then pulling the games before all the money is awarded.
2007
N.C. Lottery Millionaire Raffle sells out. If you haven't gotten a North Carolina Lottery raffle ticket, you're out of luck.
2007
Kentucky Lottery Lucky 7's raffle draw delayed. The drawing date for the Kentucky Lottery's latest raffle-style game is being postponed due to slower than expected ticket sales.
2004
Mass. Lottery to present store with winning ticket commission. In a press conference to be held today at 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, the Massachusetts Lottery will present the store that sold last night's winning Mega Millions ticket with its commission check.
2004
One ticket wins $290 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot. The was one winning ticket sold for Friday's record $290 million Mega Millions jackpot.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$454 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2016
2.$257 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 6, 2016
3.$256 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2018
4.€171 Million
US$247.23 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2011
5.€181.08 Million
US$204.31 Million
Draw Date
Jul 4, 2019
6.$200 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2003
7.$172 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 4, 2017
8.$150 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2019
9.€130 Million
US$143.33 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2020
10.$121 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2017
11.€103.55 Million
US$114.96 Million
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2016
12.$113 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2009
13.$110 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2006
14.$106 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2007
15.€90 Million
US$105.61 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jul 6, 2018
16.$101 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2014
17.$96 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2002
18.$95 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2019
19.$86 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2012
20.€67 Million
US$85.38 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 7, 2006
21.$84 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2015
22.€74 Million
US$83.17 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2019
23.€69 Million
US$82.42 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 8, 2005
24.$79 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 5, 2013
25.$78.1 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 3, 1993

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1991
Wednesday, Jul 3, 1991
29 years old
1985
Wednesday, Jul 3, 1985
35 years old
1980
Thursday, Jul 3, 1980
40 years old
1977
Sunday, Jul 3, 1977
43 years old
1966
Sunday, Jul 3, 1966
54 years old
1964
Friday, Jul 3, 1964
56 years old
1958
Thursday, Jul 3, 1958
62 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2013
Egyptian coup d'état: President of EgyptMohamed Morsi is overthrown by the military after four days of protests all over the country calling for Morsi's resignation, to which he did not respond. President of the Supreme Constitutional Court of EgyptAdly Mansour is declared acting president.
1996
Stone of Scone is returned to Scotland.
1995
Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party wins the general elections and is restored to power after being in opposition for 15 years.
1988
United States Navy warship USS Vincennes shoots down Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard.
1988
The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, providing the second connection between the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus.
1979
U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul.
1970
The Troubles: The "Falls Curfew" begins in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
1969
Space Race: The biggest explosion in the history of rocketry occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocket explodes and subsequently destroys its launchpad.
1967
The Aden Emergency: The Battle of the Crater in which the British Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders retake the Crater district following the Arab Police mutiny.
1962
Jackie Robinson becomes the first African American to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
1952
The Constitution of Puerto Rico is approved by the United States Congress.
1952
The SS United States sets sail on her maiden voyage to Southampton. During the voyage, the ship takes the Blue Riband away from the RMS Queen Mary.
1944
World War II: Minsk is liberated from Nazi control by Soviet troops during Operation Bagration.
1940
World War II: To stop ships from falling into German hands the French fleet of the Atlantic based at Mers El Kébir, is bombarded by the British fleet, coming from Gibraltar, causing the loss of three battleships: Dunkerque, Provence and French battleship Bretagne. One thousand two hundred sailors perish.
1938
World speed record for a steam locomotive is set in England, by the Mallard, which reaches a speed of 125.88 miles per hour (202.58 km/h).
1938
United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield.
1913
Confederate veterans at the Great Reunion of 1913reenactPickett's Charge; upon reaching the high-water mark of the Confederacy they are met by the outstretched hands of friendship from Union survivors.
1898
A Spanish squadron, led by Pascual Cervera y Topete, is defeated by an American squadron under William T. Sampson in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba.
1890
Idaho is admitted as the 43rd U.S. state.
1886
Karl Benz officially unveils the Benz Patent-Motorwagen, the first purpose-built automobile.
1886
The New-York Tribune becomes the first newspaper to use a linotype machine, eliminating typesetting by hand.
1884
Dow Jones & Company publishes its first stock average.
1866
Austro-Prussian War is decided at the Battle of Königgrätz, resulting in Prussia taking over as the prominent German nation from Austria.
1863
American Civil War: The final day of the Battle of Gettysburg culminates with Pickett's Charge.
1852
Congress establishes the United States' 2nd mint in San Francisco.
1849
France invades the Roman Republic and restores the Papal States.
1848
Governor-General Peter von Scholten emancipates all remaining slaves in the Danish West Indies.
1844
The last pair of great auks is killed.
1839
The first state normal school in the United States, the forerunner to today's Framingham State University, opens in Lexington, Massachusetts with three students.
1819
The Bank for Savings in the City of New-York, the first savings bank in the United States, opens.
1778
American Revolutionary War: Iroquois allied to Britain kill 360 people in the Wyoming Valley massacre.
1775
American Revolutionary War: George Washington takes command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1767
Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret.
1767
Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded and the first edition is published.
1754
French and Indian War: George Washingtonsurrenders Fort Necessity to French forces.
1608
Québec City is founded by Samuel de Champlain.
1035
William the Conqueror becomes the Duke of Normandy, reigns until 1087.
987
Hugh Capet is crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty that would rule France until the French Revolution in 1792.
324
Battle of Adrianople: Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.

Births On This Day

1994
Ben Winchell, American actor
1992
Will Smith, Australian rugby league player
1991
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russian tennis player
1990
Nathan Gardner, Australian rugby league player
1990
Bobby Hopkinson, English footballer
1990
Lucas Mendes, Brazilian footballer
1989
Mitchell Dodds, Australian rugby league player
1988
Winston Reid, New Zealand-Danish footballer
1988
Vladislav Sesganov, Russian figure skater
1988
James Troisi, Australian footballer
1987
Sebastian Vettel, German race car driver
1986
Marco Antônio de Mattos Filho, Brazilian footballer
1986
Kisenosato Yutaka, Japanese sumo wrestler
1984
Manny Lawson, American football player
1984
Churandy Martina, Dutch sprinter
1984
Corey Sevier, Canadian actor and producer
1983
Edinson Vólquez, Dominican baseball player
1980
Mazharul Haque, Bangladeshi cricketer (d. 2013)
1980
Roland Schoeman, South African swimmer
1980
Harbhajan Singh, Indian cricketer
1979
Jamie Grove, English cricketer
1978
Mizuki Noguchi, Japanese runner
1977
David Bowens, American football player
1976
Wade Belak, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2011)
1976
Henry Olonga, Zimbabwean cricketer and sportscaster
1976
Wanderlei Silva, Brazilian-American mixed martial artist
1976
Bobby Skinstad, Zimbabwean-South African rugby union player
1973
Paul Rauhihi, New Zealand rugby league player
1973
Ólafur Stefánsson, Icelandic handball player
1973
Fyodor Tuvin, Russian footballer (d. 2013)
1971
Julian Assange, Australian journalist, publisher, and activist, founded WikiLeaks
1970
Serhiy Honchar, Ukrainian cyclist
1970
Audra McDonald, American actress and singer
1970
Teemu Selänne, Finnish ice hockey player
1968
Ramush Haradinaj, Kosovo-Albanian soldier and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Kosovo
1967
Katy Clark, Scottish lawyer and politician
1966
Moisés Alou, American baseball player
1965
Shinya Hashimoto, Japanese wrestler (d. 2005)
1965
Connie Nielsen, Danish-American actress
1965
Komsan Pohkong, Thai lawyer and academic
1965
Christophe Ruer, French pentathlete (d. 2007)
1964
Yeardley Smith, American actress, voice actress, comedian and writer who voices Lisa Simpson in the American animated sitcom, The Simpsons
1962
Scott Borchetta, American record executive and entrepreneur
1962
Tom Cruise, American actor and producer
1960
Vince Clarke, English singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
1959
Julie Burchill, English journalist and author
1959
Ian Maxtone-Graham, American screenwriter and producer
1959
Stephen Pearcy, American singer-songwriter, and guitarist
1959
David Shore, Canadian screenwriter and producer
1958
Matthew Fraser, Canadian-English journalist and academic
1958
Charlie Higson, English actor, singer, and author
1958
Siân Lloyd, Welsh meteorologist and journalist
1958
Didier Mouron, Swiss-Canadian painter
1958
Aaron Tippin, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1957
Poly Styrene, British musician (d. 2011)
1956
Montel Williams, American talk show host and television personality
1955
Claude Rajotte, Canadian radio and television host
1954
Les Cusworth, English rugby player
1953
Lotta Sollander, Swedish alpine skier
1952
Laura Branigan, American singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
1952
Lu Colombo, Italian singer
1952
Andy Fraser, English singer-songwriter and bass player (d. 2015)
1952
Carla Olson, American singer-songwriter and music producer
1952
Wasim Raja, Pakistani cricketer (d. 2006)
1952
Amit Kumar, Indian film playback singer, actor, director, music director and musician
1951
Jean-Claude Duvalier, Haitian politician, 41st President of Haiti (d. 2014)
1951
Richard Hadlee, New Zealand cricketer and footballer
1950
Ewen Chatfield, New Zealand cricketer
1950
James Hahn, American judge and politician, 40th Mayor of Los Angeles
1949
Susan Penhaligon, English actress
1949
John Verity, English guitarist
1949
Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American R&B/funk singer (Heatwave) (d. 2006)
1949
Bo Xilai, Chinese politician, Chinese Minister of Commerce
1948
Paul Barrere, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1948
Tarmo Koivisto, Finnish author and illustrator
1947
Dave Barry, American journalist and author
1947
Betty Buckley, American actress and singer
1947
Mike Burton, American swimmer
1946
Johnny Lee, American singer and guitarist
1946
Leszek Miller, Polish political scientist and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Poland
1946
Michael Shea, American author (d. 2014)
1945
Michael Cole, American actor
1945
Michael Martin, Baron Martin of Springburn, Scottish politician, Speaker of the House of Commons
1943
Judith Durham, Australian folk-pop singer-songwriter and musician (The Seekers)
1943
Kurtwood Smith, American actor
1943
Norman E. Thagard, American astronaut
1942
Eddy Mitchell, French singer-songwriter
1941
Gloria Allred, American lawyer and activist
1941
Liamine Zéroual, Algerian politician, 4th President of Algeria
1940
Lamar Alexander, American lawyer and politician, 5th United States Secretary of Education
1940
Jerzy Buzek, Polish engineer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of Poland
1940
Lance Larson, American swimmer
1940
César Tovar, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 1994)
1939
Brigitte Fassbaender, German soprano and director
1939
László Kovács, Hungarian politician and diplomat, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs
1939
Coco Laboy, Puerto Rican baseball player
1938
Jean Aitchison, English linguist and academic
1937
Nicholas Maxwell, English philosopher and academic
1937
Tom Stoppard, Czech-English playwright and screenwriter
1936
Anthony Lester, Baron Lester of Herne Hill, English lawyer and politician
1936
Baard Owe, Norwegian-Danish actor
1935
Cheo Feliciano, Puerto Rican-American singer-songwriter (d. 2014)
1935
Harrison Schmitt, American geologist, astronaut, and politician
1933
Edward Brandt, Jr., American physician and mathematician (d. 2007)
1932
Richard Mellon Scaife, American businessman (d. 2014)
1930
Pete Fountain, American clarinet player (d. 2016)
1930
Carlos Kleiber, German-Austrian conductor (d. 2004)
1930
Tommy Tedesco, American guitarist (d. 1997)
1929
Clément Perron, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1999)
1929
Joanne Herring, American socialite, businesswoman, political activist, philanthropist, diplomat, and television talk show host
1928
Evelyn Anthony, English author
1927
Ken Russell, English actor, director, and producer (d. 2011)
1927
Tim O'Connor, American actor (d. 2018)
1926
Johnny Coles, American trumpet player (d. 1997)
1926
Rae Allen, American actress, singer, and director
1926
Laurence Street, Australian jurist and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (d. 2018)
1925
Terry Moriarty, Australian rules footballer (d. 2011)
1925
Danny Nardico, American professional boxer (d. 2010)
1925
Philip Jamison, American artist
1924
Amalia Aguilar, Cuban-Mexican film actress and dancer
1924
S. R. Nathan, 6th President of Singapore (d. 2016)
1922
Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo, Belgian painter and sculptor (d. 2010)
1922
Theo Brokmann Jr., Dutch football player
1921
Susan Peters, American actress (d. 1952)
1921
François Reichenbach, French director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1993)
1920
Eddy Paape, Belgian illustrator (d. 2012)
1920
Paul O'Dea, American baseball player and manager (d. 1978)
1919
Cecil FitzMaurice, 8th Earl of Orkney (d. 1998)
1919
Gerald W. Thomas, American soldier and academic (d. 2013)
1918
S. V. Ranga Rao, Indian actor, director, and producer (d. 1974)
1918
Johnny Palmer, American golfer (d. 2006)
1917
João Saldanha, Brazilian footballer, manager, and journalist (d. 1990)
1916
John Kundla, American basketball player and coach (d. 2017)
1913
Dorothy Kilgallen, American journalist, actress, and author (d. 1965)
1911
Joe Hardstaff Jr., English cricketer (d. 1990)
1910
Fritz Kasparek, Austrian mountaineer (d. 1954)
1909
Stavros Niarchos, Greek shipping magnate (d.1996)
1908
M. F. K. Fisher, American author (d. 1992)
1908
Robert B. Meyner, American lawyer and politician, 44th Governor of New Jersey (d. 1990)
1906
George Sanders, Russian-born British actor (d. 1972)
1905
Johnny Gibson, American hurdler and coach (d. 2006)
1903
Ace Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1992)
1901
Ruth Crawford Seeger, American composer (d. 1953)
1900
Alessandro Blasetti, Italian director and screenwriter (d. 1987)
1898
Stefanos Stefanopoulos, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1982)
1897
Jesse Douglas, American mathematician and academic (d. 1965)
1896
Doris Lloyd, English actress (d. 1968)
1893
Sándor Bortnyik, Hungarian painter and graphic designer (d. 1976)
1889
Richard Cramer, American actor (d. 1960)
1888
Ramón Gómez de la Serna, Spanish author and playwright (d. 1963)
1886
Raymond A. Spruance, American admiral and diplomat, United States Ambassador to the Philippines (d. 1969)
1883
Franz Kafka, Czech-Austrian author (d. 1924)
1881
Natalia Goncharova, Russian painter, costume designer, and illustrator (d. 1962)
1880
Carl Schuricht, Polish-German conductor (d. 1967)
1879
Alfred Korzybski, Polish-American mathematician, linguist, and philosopher (d. 1950)
1878
George M. Cohan, American songwriter, actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1942)
1876
Ralph Barton Perry, American philosopher and academic (d. 1957)
1875
Ferdinand Sauerbruch, German surgeon and academic (d. 1951)
1874
Jean Collas, French rugby player and tug of war competitor (d. 1928)
1871
William Henry Davies, Welsh poet and writer (d.1940)
1870
R. B. Bennett, Canadian lawyer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1947)
1869
Svend Kornbeck, Danish actor (d. 1933)
1866
Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter (d. 1906)
1860
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American sociologist and author (d. 1935)
1854
Leoš Janáček, Czech composer and theorist (d. 1928)
1851
Charles Bannerman, English-Australian cricketer and umpire (d. 1930)
1846
Achilles Alferaki, Russian composer and politician, Governor of Taganrog (d. 1919)
1844
Dankmar Adler, German-born American architect and engineer. (d. 1900)
1823
Ahmed Vefik Pasha, Greek-Ottoman statesman, diplomat, playwright, and translator (d. 1891)
1814
Ferdinand Didrichsen, Danish botanist and physicist (d. 1887)
1789
Johann Friedrich Overbeck, German-Italian painter and engraver (d. 1869)
1778
Carl Ludvig Engel, German architect (d. 1840)
1738
John Singleton Copley, American painter (d. 1815)
1728
Robert Adam, Scottish-English architect, designed Culzean Castle (d. 1792)
1685
Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, English field marshal and politician (d. 1768)
1683
Edward Young, English poet, dramatist and literary critic (Night Thoughts).(d. 1765)
1569
Thomas Richardson, English politician and judge (d. 1635)
1550
Jacobus Gallus, Slovenian composer (d. 1591)
1534
Myeongjong of Joseon, Ruler of Korea (d. 1567)
1530
Claude Fauchet, French historian and author (d. 1601)
1518
Li Shizhen, Chinese physician and mineralogist (d. 1593)
1442
Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1500)
1423
Louis XI of France (d. 1483)
321
Valentinian I, Roman emperor (d. 375)

Deaths On This Day

2015
Diana Douglas, British-American actress (b. 1923)
2015
Boyd K. Packer, American religious leader and educator (b. 1924)
2015
Wayne Townsend, American farmer and politician (b. 1926)
2015
Phil Walsh, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1960)
2014
Jini Dellaccio, American photographer (b. 1917)
2014
Tim Flood, Irish hurler and coach (b. 1927)
2014
Volkmar Groß, German footballer (b. 1948)
2014
Ira Ruskin, American politician (b. 1943)
2014
Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Ukrainian-American rabbi and author (b. 1924)
2013
Roman Bengez, Slovenian footballer and manager (b. 1964)
2013
Francis Ray, American author (b. 1944)
2013
PJ Torokvei, Canadian actress and screenwriter (b. 1951)
2013
Radu Vasile, Romanian historian and politician, 57th Prime Minister of Romania (b. 1942)
2013
Bernard Vitet, French trumpet player and composer (b. 1934)
2013
Snoo Wilson, English playwright and screenwriter (b. 1948)
2012
Nguyễn Hữu Có, Vietnamese general and politician (b. 1925)
2012
Andy Griffith, American actor, singer, and producer (b. 1926)
2012
Yvonne B. Miller, American educator and politician (b. 1934)
2012
Sergio Pininfarina, Italian engineer and politician (b. 1926)
2012
Richard Alvin Tonry, American lawyer and politician (b. 1935)
2011
Ali Bahar, Bahraini singer and guitarist (b. 1960)
2010
Abu Daoud, Palestinian terrorist, planned the Munich massacre (b. 1937)
2009
Alauddin Al-Azad, Bangladeshi author and poet (b.1932)
2009
John Keel, American journalist and author (b. 1930)
2008
Clive Hornby, English actor and drummer (b. 1944)
2008
Oliver Schroer, Canadian fiddler, composer, and producer (b. 1956)
2007
Boots Randolph, American saxophonist (b. 1927)
2006
Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist, developed the OBJ programming language (b. 1941)
2005
Alberto Lattuada, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1914)
2005
Gaylord Nelson, American lawyer and politician, 35th Governor of Wisconsin (b. 1916)
2004
Andriyan Nikolayev, Russian general, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1929)
2001
Mordecai Richler, Canadian author and screenwriter (b. 1931)
2001
Johnny Russell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1940)
1999
Mark Sandman, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1952)
1998
Danielle Bunten Berry, American game designer and programmer (b. 1949)
1995
Pancho Gonzales, American tennis player (b. 1928)
1995
Eddie Mazur, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1929)
1994
Lew Hoad, Australian tennis player and coach (b. 1934)
1993
Don Drysdale, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1936)
1989
Jim Backus, American actor and voice artist (b. 1913)
1986
Rudy Vallée, American singer, saxophonist, and actor (b. 1901)
1985
Frank J. Selke, Canadian ice hockey player and manager (b. 1893)
1981
Ross Martin, American actor and director (b. 1920)
1979
Louis Durey, French pianist and composer (b. 1888)
1978
James Daly, American actor (b. 1918)
1977
Alexander Volkov, Russian mathematician and author (b. 1891)
1974
John Crowe Ransom, American poet and critic (b. 1888)
1971
Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (b. 1943)
1969
Brian Jones, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer (b. 1942)
1958
Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe, English politician, 4th Governor-General of New Zealand (b. 1867)
1957
Dolf Luque, Cuban baseball player and manager (b. 1890)
1957
Richard Mohaupt, German composer and Kapellmeister (b. 1904)
1954
Siegfried Handloser, German physician and general (b. 1895)
1954
Reginald Marsh, French-American painter, illustrator, and academic (b. 1898)
1941
Friedrich Akel, Estonian physician and politician, Head of State of Estonia (b. 1871)
1940
Nicolae Bivol, Moldovan businessman and politician, Mayor of Chișinău (b. 1882)
1937
Jacob Schick, American-Canadian captain and businessman, invented the electric razor (b. 1877)
1935
André Citroën, French engineer and businessman, founded the Citroën Company (b. 1878)
1933
Hipólito Yrigoyen, Argentinian educator and politician, 19th President of Argentina (b. 1852)
1927
Gérard de Courcelles, French racing driver
1921
James Mitchel, Irish-American weight thrower (b. 1864)
1918
Mehmed V, Ottoman sultan (b. 1844)
1916
Hetty Green, American businesswoman and financier (b. 1834)
1908
Joel Chandler Harris, American journalist and author (b. 1845)
1904
Édouard Beaupré, Canadian giant and strongman (b. 1881)
1904
Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist and playwright (b. 1860)
1888
Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, Vietnamese poet and author (b. 1822)
1887
Clay Allison, American rancher (b. 1841)
1881
Hasan Tahsini, Albanian astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher (b. 1811)
1863
George Hull Ward, American general (b. 1826)
1863
Little Crow, American tribal leader (b. 1810)
1809
Joseph Quesnel, French-Canadian composer and playwright (b. 1746)
1795
Louis-Georges de Bréquigny, French scholar and author (b. 1714)
1795
Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general, astronomer, and politician, 1st Colonial Governor of Louisiana (b. 1716)
1790
Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l'Isle, French geologist and mineralogist (b. 1736)
1749
William Jones, Welsh-English mathematician and academic (b. 1675)
1672
Francis Willughby, English ornithologist and ichthyologist (b. 1635)
1642
Marie de' Medici, French queen consort and regent (b. 1573)
1570
Aonio Paleario, Italian academic and reformer (b. 1500)
1503
Pierre d'Aubusson, Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes (b. 1423)
1288
Stephen de Fulbourn, English-born Irish cleric and politician
1090
Egbert II, Margrave of Meissen (b. c. 1060)
964
Henry I, Frankish nobleman and archbishop
896
Dong Chang, Chinese warlord
710
Emperor Zhongzong of Tang (b. 656)
458
Anatolius of Constantinople, Byzantine patriarch and saint (b. 449)

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