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On This Day in History:  July 8

July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 176 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
California man charged with stealing roommate's $10 million lottery ticket released from custody. A 35-year-old Vacaville, California, man who police say stole his roommate's lottery ticket worth $10 million late last year has been released from custody.
2019
Massachusetts retailers resist Lottery's push for online sales. A group of retailers who sell lottery products are opposed to allowing the lottery to move online, arguing that brick-and-mortar retailers fuel the success of the Massachusetts Lottery and in turn benefit from foot traffic from players.
2019
Wisconsin bill allowing anonymity for lottery winners heading to committee. A bill that would allow lottery winners to remain anonymous in Wisconsin will go before a State Assembly committee next week.
2016
Deadline approaching for three unclaimed $50,000 lottery tickets in Virginia. Virginia lottery players: Better hurry and check your Powerball ticket from the historic $1.6 billion jackpot in January.
2015
Powerball changing in October to generate bigger jackpots. The multi-state Powerball game will be changing in October, making it harder to win the jackpot, while at the same time making it easier to win a smaller prize.
2015
Michigan woman nearly throws away $100,000 winning lottery ticket. An aware store clerk saved an Oakland County, Michigan, woman from throwing away a $100,000 winning lottery game ticket.
2014
New keno game boosts sales for Kentucky Lottery. The Kentucky Lottery's new keno game hasn't attracted as many retailers as projected, but sales have exceeded expectations since it launched late last year.
2014
Keno opens a new fight over Arkansas lottery. Arkansas lottery officials won't just be making the case for why they should be allowed to expand their games to include offerings such as keno when the Legislature meets next year. They'll also be making the case for not completely overhauling their structure.
2014
NJ court rules against union's effort to stop state lottery privatization. A state appeals court last week ruled against a public workers union in its effort to stop New Jersey from privatizing parts of the state lottery.
2013
Mass. Lottery bases advertising hire on diversity. The Massachusetts Lottery's lucrative advertising contract, the source of the political downfall of former state Treasurer Tim Cahill, is again under fire after a marketing firm led by a prominent Boston businesswoman lost the bid under the state's diversity program.
2011
Minnesota shutdown boosts Iowa border lottery sales. Sales of Iowa Lottery tickets at retail stores along the Minnesota border are getting a boost from the Gopher State's government shutdown.
2010
$260M Ohio Powerball lottery winner claims jackpot anonymously. The holder of Ohio's first Powerball jackpot prize ticket came forward Tuesday to claim the $260 million prize in a blind trust.
2009
Florida man wins third big lottery prize. Luck has struck for the third time for a central Florida man.
2007
New York Lottery Raffle to Riches results. The New York Lottery's latest raffle-style game, Raffle to Riches, was drawn Saturday, and will make 14 instant millionaires.
2007
Maryland Lottery Countdown to Millions raffle results. The Maryland Lottery's latest raffle-style game, Countdown to Millions, was drawn today, and will make four instant millionaires.
2005
Texas Gov. expects panel to correct lottery problems. Texas Gov. Rick Perry expects the three-member panel that oversees the Texas lottery to "get that agency straightened out" during next week's closed-door meeting on whether to replace the top executives, the governor's spokesman said Thursday.
2005
Calif. Democrat criticizes lottery's 'weak case'. A California Democrat Senator is claiming that the California Lottery should not be selling Mega Millions lottery tickets, and that the lottery will be forced to shut down the game due to their 'fairly weak case'.
2005
Deceased lottery winner's kids finally get their inheritance. The children of an illiterate Massachusetts man who became an overnight lottery millionaire will get to share in their inheritance, thanks to a judge who has seen to it their high-rolling cousin's luck has run out.
2005
Oregon to add gaming machines at horse track. In a move that supporters say will help save horse racing in the state, the Oregon House approved a bill that would expand the number of slot and video-poker machines at Portland Meadows.
2005
Internet lottery game not popular with Kansas players. The lack of success by the Kansas eScratch lottery game illustrates that lottery players do not want a game to be played on the Internet just for the sake of being an online game.
2005
Texas lottery director stands firm amid attacks. Reagan Greer, the Texas Lottery Commission's embattled executive director who signed off on four inflated Lotto jackpots, shows no sign he will cave in to pressure and resign.
2005
Clever lottery players all win on handshake agreement. In a classic case of "a bird in the hand," four of the five finalists competing in a $2 million Michigan lottery drawing decided to hedge their bets by agreeing to split the winnings no matter whose ticket was drawn.
2005
Anti-lottery group sues to end Mega Millions in California. The California Coalition Against Gambling Expansion filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking an injunction to shut down the state's two-week-old Mega Millions multistate lotto.
2004
Mass. Lottery to announce winner of $294 million Mega Millions jackpot. In a press conference to be held Friday, July 9, 2004 at 11:30 AM, the Massachusetts Lottery will present the winner of the record $294 million Mega Millions jackpot with a ceremonial check.
2004
Minnesota ticket wins $21.1 million Powerball lottery jackpot. The winning ticket for the Wednesday Powerball drawing worth $21.1 million was purchased in Minnesota.
2004
Missouri lottery sales set record. The Missouri Lottery had record sales of nearly $800 million last fiscal year, the lottery said Wednesday.
2004
1 Michigan WinFall jackpot winner Wednesday. One ticket matched all six numbers in the latest Michigan Lottery WinFall drawing, netting the winner more than $3.7 million.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$536 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 8, 2016
2.$306 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 10, 2018
3.$288 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 9, 2016
4.€185 Million
US$264.22 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 8, 2011
5.$261.3 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 9, 2003
6.€184.28 Million
US$206.5 Million
Draw Date
Jul 9, 2019
7.$202 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 11, 2017
8.$180 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 10, 2019
9.$140 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 8, 2017
10.$122 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 9, 2014
11.€105.76 Million
US$116.87 Million
Draw Date
Jul 9, 2016
12.$115 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 9, 2002
13.$107 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 9, 2019
14.$106 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 10, 2015
15.€81 Million
US$90.77 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 9, 2019
16.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 11, 2018
17.$88 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 8, 2005
18.$83 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 10, 2020
19.€69 Million
US$82.42 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 8, 2005
20.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 11, 2012
20.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 10, 2013
22.€67.75 Million
US$77.23 Million
Draw Date
Jul 8, 2017
23.€65 Million
US$76.25 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 10, 2018
24.€54 Million
US$74.35 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 13, 2007
25.€60 Million
US$73.63 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 10, 2012

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1988
Friday, Jul 8, 1988
32 years old
1983
Friday, Jul 8, 1983
37 years old
1980
Tuesday, Jul 8, 1980
40 years old
1972
Saturday, Jul 8, 1972
48 years old
1966
Friday, Jul 8, 1966
54 years old
1961
Saturday, Jul 8, 1961
59 years old
1959
Wednesday, Jul 8, 1959
61 years old
1955
Friday, Jul 8, 1955
65 years old
1954
Thursday, Jul 8, 1954
66 years old
1953
Wednesday, Jul 8, 1953
67 years old
1951
Sunday, Jul 8, 1951
69 years old
1951
Sunday, Jul 8, 1951
69 years old
1949
Friday, Jul 8, 1949
71 years old
1945
Sunday, Jul 8, 1945
75 years old
(year not provided)
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2014
Israel launches an offensive on Gaza amid rising tensions following the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers.
2011
Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program.
1994
Kim Jong-il begins to assume supreme leadership of North Korea upon the death of his father, Kim Il-sung.
1988
The Island Express train travelling from Bangalore to Kanyakumariderails on the Peruman bridge and falls into Ashtamudi Lake, killing 105 passengers and injuring over 200 more.
1982
Assassination attempt against Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in Dujail.
1980
The inaugural 1980 State of Origin game is won by Queensland who defeat New South Wales 20-10 at Lang Park.
1972
Israeli Mossad assassinate Palestinian writer Ghassan Kanafani.
1970
Richard Nixon delivers a special congressional message enunciating Native American self-determination as official US Indian policy, leading to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975.
1968
The Chrysler wildcat strike begins in Detroit, Michigan.
1966
KingMwambutsa IV Bangiriceng of Burundi is deposed by his son Prince Charles Ndizi.
1962
Ne Win besieges and dynamites the Rangoon University Student Union building to crush the Student Movement.
1960
Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage resulting from his flight over the Soviet Union.
1948
The United States Air Force accepts its first female recruits into a program called Women in the Air Force (WAF).
1947
Reports are broadcast that a UFO crash landed in Roswell, New Mexico in what became known as the Roswell UFO incident.
1937
Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan sign the Treaty of Saadabad.
1933
The first rugby uniontest match between the Wallabies of Australia and the Springboks of South Africa is played at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.
1932
The Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches its lowest level of the Great Depression, closing at 41.22.
1912
Henrique Mitchell de Paiva Couceiro leads an unsuccessful royalist attack against the First Portuguese Republic in Chaves.
1898
The death of crime boss Soapy Smith, killed in the Shootout on Juneau Wharf, releases Skagway, Alaska from his iron grip.
1892
St. John's, Newfoundland is devastated in the Great Fire of 1892.
1889
The first issue of The Wall Street Journal is published.
1879
Sailing ship USS Jeannette departs San Francisco carrying an ill-fated expedition to the North Pole.
1876
White supremacists kill five Black Republicans in Hamburg, South Carolina.
1874
The Mounties begin their March West.
1864
Ikedaya Incident: The Choshu Hanshishi's planned Shinsengumi sabotage on Kyoto, Japan at Ikedaya.
1859
King Charles XV & IV accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
1853
The Perry Expedition arrives in Edo Bay with a treaty requesting trade.
1822
Chippewas turn over a huge tract of land in Ontario to the United Kingdom.
1808
Joseph Bonaparte approves the Bayonne Statute, a royal charter intended as the basis for his rule as king of Spain.
1776
Church bells (possibly including the Liberty Bell) are rung after John Nixon delivers the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence of the United States.
1775
The Olive Branch Petition is signed by the Continental Congress of the Thirteen Colonies of North America.
1760
British forces defeat French forces in the last naval battle in New France.
1758
French forces hold Fort Carillon against the British at Ticonderoga, New York.
1730
An estimated magnitude 8.7 earthquake causes a tsunami that damages more than 1,000 km (620 mi) of Chile's coastline.
1716
The Battle of Dynekilen forces Sweden to abandon its invasion of Norway.
1709
Peter I of Russia defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava, thus effectively ending Sweden's status as a major power in Europe.
1663
Charles II of England grants John Clarke a Royal charter to Rhode Island.
1592
Imjin War: At the Battle of Hansan Island, the Korean Navy, led by Yi Sun-sin, Yi Eok-gi, and Won Gyun, decisively defeats the Japanese Navy, led by Wakisaka Yasuharu.
1579
Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, is discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan.
1497
Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India.
1283
Roger of Lauria, commanding the Aragonese fleet defeats an Angevin fleet sent to put down a rebellion on Malta.
1099
Some 15,000 starving Christian soldiers begin the siege of Jerusalem by marching in a religious procession around the city as its Muslim defenders watch.

Births On This Day

2001
Yang Peiyi, Chinese singer
1998
Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, American actor and rapper
1997
Bryce Love, American football player
1992
Ariel Camacho, Mexican singer-songwriter (d. 2015)
1992
Son Heung-min, Korean footballer
1991
Virgil van Dijk, Dutch footballer
1989
Yarden Gerbi, Israeli world champion and Olympic bronze medalist judoka
1989
Tor Marius Gromstad, Norwegian footballer (d. 2012)
1988
Miki Roqué, Spanish footballer (d. 2012)
1988
Jesse Sergent, New Zealand cyclist
1988
Dave Taylor, Australian rugby league player
1986
Jaime Garcia, Mexican baseball player
1986
Renata Costa, Brazilian footballer
1983
John Bowker, American baseball player
1983
Rich Peverley, Canadian ice hockey player
1982
Sophia Bush, American actress and director
1982
Hakim Warrick, American basketball player
1981
Wolfram Müller, German runner
1981
Anastasia Myskina, Russian tennis player
1980
Eric Chouinard, American-Canadian ice hockey player
1980
Robbie Keane, Irish footballer
1979
Mat McBriar, American football player
1979
Ben Jelen, Scottish-American singer-songwriter
1978
Urmas Rooba, Estonian footballer
1977
Christian Abbiati, Italian footballer
1977
Paolo Tiralongo, Italian cyclist
1977
Milo Ventimiglia, American actor, director, and producer
1977
Wang Zhizhi, Chinese basketball player
1976
Talal El Karkouri, Moroccan footballer
1976
David Kennedy, American guitarist and songwriter
1976
Ellen MacArthur, English sailor
1974
Hu Liang, Chinese field hockey player
1972
Karl Dykhuis, Canadian ice hockey player
1972
Sourav Ganguly, Indian cricketer
1972
Shōsuke Tanihara, Japanese actor
1971
Neil Jenkins, Welsh rugby player and coach
1970
Beck, American singer-songwriter and producer
1970
Sylvain Gaudreault, Canadian educator and politician
1970
Todd Martin, American tennis player and coach
1969
Sugizo, Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer
1968
Billy Crudup, American actor
1968
Shane Howarth, New Zealand rugby player and coach
1967
Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer
1966
Ralf Altmeyer, German-Chinese virologist and academic
1966
Shadlog Bernicke, Nauruan politician
1965
Dan Levinson, American clarinet player, saxophonist, and bandleader
1964
Alexei Gusarov, Russian ice hockey player and manager
1963
Mark Christopher, American director and screenwriter
1962
Joan Osborne, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1961
Ces Drilon, Filipino journalist
1961
Andrew Fletcher, English keyboard player
1961
Toby Keith, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
1961
Karl Seglem, Norwegian saxophonist and record producer
1960
Mal Meninga, Australian rugby league player and coach
1959
Pauline Quirke, English actress
1958
Kevin Bacon, American actor and musician
1958
Andreas Carlgren, Swedish educator and politician, 8th Swedish Minister for the Environment
1958
Tzipi Livni, Israeli lawyer and politician, 18th Justice Minister of Israel
1957
Carlos Cavazo, Mexican-American guitarist and songwriter
1957
Aleksandr Gurnov, Russian journalist and author
1956
Terry Puhl, Canadian baseball player and coach
1952
Larry Garner, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1952
Jack Lambert, American football player and sportscaster
1952
Marianne Williamson, American author and activist
1951
Alan Ashby, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster
1951
Anjelica Huston, American actress and director
1949
Wolfgang Puck, Austrian-American chef, restaurateur and entrepreneur
1949
Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Indian politician, 14th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (d. 2009)
1948
Raffi, Egyptian-Canadian singer-songwriter
1948
Ruby Sales, American civil-rights activist
1947
Kim Darby, American actress
1947
Jenny Diski, English author and screenwriter (d. 2016)
1947
Luis Fernando Figari, Peruvian religious leader, founded the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae
1945
Micheline Calmy-Rey, Swiss politician, 91st President of the Swiss Confederation
1944
Jaimoe, American drummer
1944
Jeffrey Tambor, American actor and singer
1942
Phil Gramm, American economist and politician
1941
Dario Gradi, Italian-English footballer, coach, and manager
1940
Joe B. Mauldin, American bass player and songwriter (d. 2015)
1939
Ed Lumley, Canadian businessman and politician, 8th Canadian Minister of Communications
1938
Diane Clare, English actress (d. 2013)
1935
John David Crow, American football player and coach (d. 2015)
1935
Steve Lawrence, American actor and singer
1935
Vitaly Sevastyanov, Russian engineer and astronaut (d. 2010)
1934
Raquel Correa, Chilean journalist (d. 2012)
1934
Marty Feldman, English actor and screenwriter (d. 1982)
1934
Edward D. DiPrete, American politician
1933
Antonio Lamer, Canadian lawyer and politician, 16th Chief Justice of Canada (d. 2007)
1930
Jerry Vale, American singer (d. 2014)
1928
Balakh Sher Mazari, former Prime Minister of Pakistan
1927
Maurice Hayes, Irish educator and politician (d. 2017)
1927
Khensur Lungri Namgyel, Tibetan religious leader
1927
Bob Beckham, American country singer (d. 2013)
1926
David Malet Armstrong, Australian philosopher and author (d. 2014)
1926
John Dingell, American lieutenant and politician
1926
Martin Riesen, Swiss professional ice hockey goaltender
1926
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Swiss-American psychiatrist and author (d. 2004)
1925
Marco Cé, Italian cardinal (d. 2014)
1925
Arthur Imperatore Sr., Italian-American businessman from New Jersey
1925
Bill Mackrides, American football quarterback
1925
Dominique Nohain, French actor, screenwriter and director (d. 2017)
1924
Johnnie Johnson, American pianist and songwriter (d. 2005)
1924
Charles C. Droz, American politician
1923
Harrison Dillard, American sprinter and hurdler
1920
Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Danish businessman (d. 1995)
1919
Walter Scheel, German soldier and politician, 4th President of West Germany (d. 2016)
1918
Paul B. Fay, American businessman, soldier, and diplomat, 12th United States Secretary of the Navy (d. 2009)
1918
Irwin Hasen, American illustrator (d. 2015)
1918
Oluf Reed-Olsen, Norwegian resistance member and pilot (d. 2002)
1918
Julia Pirie, British spy working for MI5 (d. 2008)
1918
Edward B. Giller, U.S Major General (d. 2017)
1918
Craig Stevens, American actor (d. 2000)
1917
Pamela Brown, English actress (d. 1975)
1917
Faye Emerson, American actress (d. 1983)
1917
J. F. Powers, American novelist and short story writer (d. 1999)
1916
Jean Rouverol, American author, actress and screenwriter (d. 2017)
1915
Neil D. Van Sickle, American Air Force major general
1915
Lowell English, United States Marine Corps general (d. 2005)
1914
Jyoti Basu, Indian politician, 6th Chief Minister of West Bengal (d. 2010)
1914
Billy Eckstine, American singer and trumpet player (d. 1993)
1913
Alejandra Soler, Spanish politician (d. 2017)
1911
Ken Farnes, English cricketer (d. 1941)
1910
Carlos Betances Ramírez, Puerto Rican general (d. 2001)
1909
Alan Brown, English soldier (d. 1971)
1909
Ike Petersen, American football back (d. 1995)
1908
Louis Jordan, American singer-songwriter, saxophonist, and actor (d. 1975)
1908
Nelson Rockefeller, American businessman and politician, 41st Vice President of the United States (d. 1979)
1908
V. K. R. Varadaraja Rao, Indian economist, politician, professor and educator (d. 1991)
1907
George W. Romney, American businessman and politician, 43rd Governor of Michigan (d. 1995)
1906
Philip Johnson, American architect, designed the IDS Center and PPG Place (d. 2005)
1905
Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator and director (d. 1997)
1904
Henri Cartan, French mathematician and academic (d. 2008)
1900
George Antheil, American pianist, composer, and author (d. 1959)
1898
Melville Ruick, American actor (d. 1972)
1895
Igor Tamm, Russian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1971)
1894
Pyotr Kapitsa, Russian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
1893
R. Carlyle Buley, American historian and author (d. 1968)
1892
Richard Aldington, English author and poet (d. 1962)
1892
Pavel Korin, Russian painter (d. 1967)
1890
Stanton Macdonald-Wright, American painter (d. 1973)
1885
Ernst Bloch, German philosopher, author, and academic (d. 1977)
1885
Hugo Boss, German fashion designer, founded Hugo Boss (d. 1948)
1882
Percy Grainger, Australian-American pianist and composer (d. 1961)
1876
Alexandros Papanastasiou, Greek sociologist and politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1936)
1867
Käthe Kollwitz, German painter and sculptor (d. 1945)
1857
Alfred Binet, French psychologist and graphologist (d. 1911)
1851
Arthur Evans, English archaeologist and academic (d. 1941)
1851
John Murray, Australian politician, 23rd Premier of Victoria (d. 1916)
1839
John D. Rockefeller, American businessman and philanthropist, founded the Standard Oil Company (d. 1937)
1838
Eli Lilly, American soldier, chemist, and businessman, founded Eli Lilly and Company (d. 1898)
1838
Ferdinand von Zeppelin, German general and businessman, founded the Zeppelin Airship Company (d. 1917)
1836
Joseph Chamberlain, English businessman and politician, Secretary of State for the Colonies (d. 1914)
1831
John Pemberton, American chemist and pharmacist, invented Coca-Cola (d. 1888)
1830
Frederick W. Seward, American lawyer and politician, 6th United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1915)
1819
Francis Leopold McClintock, Irish admiral and explorer (d. 1907)
1779
Giorgio Pullicino, Maltese painter and architect (d. 1851)
1766
Dominique Jean Larrey, French surgeon (d. 1842)
1760
Christian Kramp, French mathematician and academic (d. 1826)
1621
Jean de La Fontaine, French author and poet (d. 1695)
1593
Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian painter (d. 1653)
1593
Peter Sainthill, English politician (d. 1648)
1545
Carlos, Prince of Asturias (d. 1568)
1538
Alberto Bolognetti, Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 1585)
1528
Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (d. 1580)
1478
Gian Giorgio Trissino, Italian linguist, poet, and playwright (d. 1550)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Tab Hunter, American actor, pop singer, film producer and author (b. 1931)
2016
Abdul Sattar Edhi, Pakistani philanthropist (b. 1928)
2015
Ken Stabler, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1945)
2015
James Tate, American poet (b. 1943)
2014
Plínio de Arruda Sampaio, Brazilian lawyer and politician (b. 1930)
2014
John V. Evans, American soldier and politician, 27th Governor of Idaho (b. 1925)
2014
Ben Pangelinan, Guamanian businessman and politician (b. 1956)
2014
Howard Siler, American bobsledder and coach (b. 1945)
2014
Tom Veryzer, American baseball player (b. 1953)
2013
Dick Gray, American baseball player (b. 1931)
2013
Edmund Morgan, American historian and author (b. 1916)
2013
Claudiney Ramos, Brazilian footballer (b. 1980)
2013
Rubby Sherr, American physicist and academic (b. 1913)
2013
Sundri Uttamchandani, Indian author (b. 1924)
2013
Brett Walker, American songwriter and producer (b. 1961)
2012
Muhammed bin Saud Al Saud, Saudi Arabian politician (b. 1934)
2012
Ernest Borgnine, American actor (b. 1917)
2012
Gyang Dalyop Datong, Nigerian physician and politician (b. 1959)
2012
Martin Pakledinaz, American costume designer (b. 1953)
2011
Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (b. 1924)
2011
Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States (b. 1918)
2009
Midnight, American singer-songwriter (b. 1962)
2008
John Templeton, American-born British businessman and philanthropist (b. 1912)
2007
Chandra Shekhar, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of India (b. 1927)
2007
Jack B. Sowards, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1929)
2006
June Allyson, American actress and singer (b. 1917)
2005
Maurice Baquet, French actor and cellist (b. 1911)
2004
Paula Danziger, American author and educator (b. 1944)
2002
Ward Kimball, American animator and trombonist (b. 1914)
2001
John O'Shea, New Zealand director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1920)
1999
Pete Conrad, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1930)
1996
Irene Prador, Austrian-born actress and writer (b. 1911)
1994
Christian-Jaque, French director and screenwriter (b. 1904)
1994
Kim Il-sung, North Korean commander and politician, President of North Korea (b. 1912)
1994
Lars-Eric Lindblad, Swedish-American businessman and explorer (b. 1927)
1994
Dick Sargent, American actor (b. 1930)
1991
James Franciscus, American actor (b. 1934)
1990
Howard Duff, American actor (b. 1913)
1988
Ray Barbuti, American runner and football player (b. 1905)
1987
Lionel Chevrier, Canadian lawyer and politician, 27th Canadian Minister of Justice (b. 1903)
1987
Gerardo Diego, Spanish poet and author (b. 1896)
1986
Skeeter Webb, American baseball player and manager (b. 1909)
1985
Phil Foster, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1913)
1985
Jean-Paul Le Chanois, French actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1909)
1981
Bill Hallahan, American baseball player (b. 1902)
1979
Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, Japanese physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
1979
Michael Wilding, English actor (b. 1912)
1979
Robert Burns Woodward, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1917)
1973
Gene L. Coon, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1924)
1973
Ben-Zion Dinur, Russian-Israeli educator and politician, 4th Education Minister of Israel (b. 1884)
1973
Wilfred Rhodes, English cricketer and coach (b. 1877)
1972
Ghassan Kanafani, Palestinian writer and politician (b. 1936)
1971
Kurt Reidemeister, German mathematician connected to the Vienna Circle (b. 1893)
1968
Désiré Mérchez, French swimmer and water polo player (b. 1882)
1965
Thomas Sigismund Stribling, American lawyer and author (b. 1881)
1956
Giovanni Papini, Italian journalist, author, and critic (b. 1881)
1952
August Alle, Estonian lawyer, author, and poet (b. 1890)
1950
Othmar Spann, Austrian sociologist, economist, and philosopher (b. 1878)
1943
Jean Moulin, French soldier (b. 1899)
1942
Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, Algerian-French general (b. 1856)
1942
Refik Saydam, Turkish physician and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1881)
1941
Moses Schorr, Polish rabbi, historian, and politician (b. 1874)
1939
Havelock Ellis, English psychologist and author (b. 1859)
1934
Benjamin Baillaud, French astronomer and academic (b. 1848)
1933
Anthony Hope, English author and playwright (b. 1863)
1930
Joseph Ward, Australian-New Zealand businessman and politician, 17th Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1856)
1917
Tom Thomson, Canadian painter (b. 1877)
1913
Louis Hémon, French-Canadian author (b. 1880)
1905
Walter Kittredge, American violinist and composer (b. 1834)
1895
Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian chemist and physicist (b. 1821)
1887
Ben Holladay, American businessman (b. 1819)
1873
Franz Xaver Winterhalter, German painter and lithographer (b. 1805)
1859
Oscar I of Sweden (b. 1799)
1850
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (b. 1774)
1822
Percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet and playwright (b. 1792)
1820
Octavia Taylor, daughter of Zachary Taylor (b. 1816)
1794
Richard Mique, French architect (b. 1728)
1784
Torbern Bergman, Swedish chemist and mineralogist (b. 1735)
1721
Elihu Yale, American-English merchant and philanthropist (b. 1649)
1716
Robert South, English preacher and theologian (b. 1634)
1695
Christiaan Huygens, Dutch mathematician, astronomer, and physicist (b. 1629)
1689
Edward Wooster, English-American settler (b. 1622)
1623
Pope Gregory XV (b. 1554)
1538
Diego de Almagro, Spanish general and explorer (b. 1475)
1390
Albert of Saxony, Bishop of Halberstadt and German philosopher (b. circa 1320)
1261
Adolf IV of Holstein, Count of Schauenburg
1253
Theobald I of Navarre (b. 1201)
1153
Pope Eugene III (b. 1087)
975
Edgar the Peaceful, English king (b. 943)
901
Grimbald, French-English monk and saint (b. 827)
873
Gunther, archbishop of Cologne
810
Pepin of Italy, son of Charlemagne (b. 773)
689
Kilian, Irish bishop

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