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On This Day in History:  June 11

June 11 is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 203 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Canadian grandmother wins $55 million Lotto Max jackpot. A grandmother in Canada's Northwest Territories was stunned by her $55 million (US$40 million) Lotto Max win, but managed to make all the right moves in claiming her prize.
2019
Former tribal lobbyist named as new California Lottery director. California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Alva Vernon Johnson to take over the the state's lottery Monday, after former director Hugo Lopez stepped down Friday amid investigations.
2017
$447.8 million winning Powerball lottery ticket sold in California. A single winning Powerball lottery ticket matching all six numbers was sold in California and will claim a $447.8 million jackpot.
2010
Man wins $2 million from Ohio Lottery. A regular lottery player from New Carlisle, Ohio, won the top prize in the Ohio Lottery's $2 million Anniversary game.
2010
Georgia man wins lottery -- again. A 67-year-old man from Griffin, Georgia, won the Fantasy 5 jackpot for the second time June 7.
2010
Vermont sued over state lottery contract award. The company that has operated Vermont Lottery games for the past 10 years is suing the state, trying to force the release of documents related to Vermont's decision to switch to another company.
2010
Seven arrested in underground lottery sting. Seven people are facing felony bookmaking charges after authorities say they were operating an illegal lottery out of four markets in San Pablo and Richmond, California.
2009
Feds freeze online poker champ's winnings. Late last week, the federal government ordered five banks to freeze a total of $30 million in payments owed to the players from companies that process payments from two offshore gambling sites, according to the Poker Players Alliance, a group that represents the interests of the companies and players.
2009
Husband, then wife, wins lottery. A week after a Georgia man won $5,000, his wife won a $1 million jackpot.
2009
Lucky grandparents strike it big in Ga. lottery. The latest big winners in the Georgia Lottery have a combined 17 grandchildren between them.
2008
14 friends split $400,000 Powerball lottery prize. Fifteen friends who have been playing New Mexico Lottery games as a pool for six years claimed a $400,000 Powerball prize on Monday.
2005
Maryland Lottery a case study in the science of random numbers. The Maryland Lottery provides a good example of why true lottery ball machines are much better than a computerized drawing for choosing lottery numbers.
2004
Employees to share store's lottery commissions. Ten employees who work at the Cumberland Farms store in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania where the winning $213.2 million Powerball ticket was sold last month will share in the proceeds.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$293 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 14, 2016
2.$259.8 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 11, 2014
3.$240 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 13, 2012
4.€166.94 Million
US$189.03 Million
Draw Date
Jun 11, 2019
5.€135 Million
US$182.86 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 13, 2014
6.€139 Million
US$157.39 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 11, 2019
7.€112 Million
US$148.84 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 11, 2013
8.€129 Million
US$145.03 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 12, 2015
9.$144 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 12, 2018
10.$141 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 11, 2016
11.$121 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 13, 2018
12.$115 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 13, 2003
13.€76 Million
US$109.79 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 14, 2011
14.€93.7 Million
US$105.43 Million
Draw Date
Jun 11, 2016
15.€90 Million
US$104.39 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jun 15, 2018
16.$101 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 13, 2017
17.$100 Million
Draw Date
Jun 12, 2004
17.$100 Million
Draw Date
Jun 12, 2004
19.$86 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 14, 2006
20.$85 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 11, 2004
21.€58 Million
US$81.34 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 12, 2009
22.$73.1 Million
Draw Date
Jun 11, 2014
23.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 12, 2013
24.$66 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 12, 2019
24.$66 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 13, 2014

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1997
Wednesday, Jun 11, 1997
23 years old
1984
Monday, Jun 11, 1984
36 years old
1978
Sunday, Jun 11, 1978
42 years old
1977
Saturday, Jun 11, 1977
43 years old
1975
Wednesday, Jun 11, 1975
45 years old
1972
Sunday, Jun 11, 1972
48 years old
1964
Thursday, Jun 11, 1964
56 years old
1960
Saturday, Jun 11, 1960
60 years old
1957
Tuesday, Jun 11, 1957
63 years old
1947
Wednesday, Jun 11, 1947
73 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2018
United States President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un of North Korea held the first meeting between leaders of their two countries in Singapore.
2018
3 World Trade Center officially opens.
2015
Greece's public broadcaster ERT is reopened by then-prime minister Alexis Tsipras.
2013
Greece's public broadcaster ERT is shut down by then-prime minister Antonis Samaras.
2012
More than 80 people die in a landslide triggered by two earthquakes in Afghanistan; an entire village is buried.
2010
The first African FIFA World Cup kicks off in South Africa.
2008
Canadian Prime MinisterStephen Harper makes a historic official apology to Canada's First Nations in regard to abuses at a Canadian Indian residential school.
2008
The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is launched into orbit.
2007
Mudslides in Chittagong, Bangladesh, kill 130 people.
2004
Cassini-Huygens makes its closest flyby of the SaturnmoonPhoebe.
2002
Antonio Meucci is acknowledged as the first inventor of the telephone by the United States Congress.
2001
Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.
1998
Compaq Computer pays US$9 billion for Digital Equipment Corporation in the largest high-tech acquisition.
1987
Diane Abbott, Paul Boateng and Bernie Grant are elected as the first black MPs in Great Britain.
1981
A magnitude 6.9 earthquake at Golbaf, Iran, kills at least 2,000.
1978
Altaf Hussain founds the student political movement All Pakistan Muhajir Students Organisation (APMSO) in Karachi University.
1971
The U.S. Government forcibly removes the last holdouts to the Native AmericanOccupation of Alcatraz, ending 19 months of control.
1970
After being appointed on May 15, Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington officially receive their ranks as U.S. Army Generals, becoming the first females to do so.
1968
Lloyd J. Old identified the first cell surfaceantigens that could differentiate among different cell types.
1964
World War II veteran Walter Seifert attacks an elementary school in Cologne, Germany, killing at least eight children and two teachers and seriously injuring several more with a home-made flamethrower and a lance.
1963
American Civil Rights Movement: Governor of AlabamaGeorge Wallace defiantly stands at the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama in an attempt to block two black students, Vivian Malone and James Hood, from attending that school. Later in the day, accompanied by federalized National Guard troops, they are able to register.
1963
Buddhist monk Thích Quảng Đứcburns himself with gasoline in a busy Saigon intersection to protest the lack of religious freedom in South Vietnam.
1963
John F. Kennedy addresses Americans from the Oval Office proposing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which would revolutionize American society by guaranteeing equal access to public facilities, ending segregation in education, and guaranteeing federal protection for voting rights.
1962
Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin allegedly become the only prisoners to escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island.
1956
Start of Gal Oya riots, the first reported ethnic riots that target minority Sri Lankan Tamils in the Eastern Province. The total number of deaths is reportedly 150.
1955
Eighty-three spectators are killed and at least 100 are injured after an Austin-Healey and a Mercedes-Benzcollide at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the deadliest ever accident in motorsports.
1944
USS Missouri, the last battleship built by the United States Navy and future site of the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender, is commissioned.
1942
World War II: The United States agrees to send Lend-Lease aid to the Soviet Union.
1942
Free French Forces retreat from Bir Hakeim after having successfully delayed the Axis advance.
1938
Second Sino-Japanese War: The Battle of Wuhan starts.
1937
Great Purge: The Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin executes eight army leaders.
1936
The London International Surrealist Exhibition opens.
1935
Inventor Edwin Armstrong gives the first public demonstration of FM broadcasting in the United States at Alpine, New Jersey.
1920
During the U.S. Republican National Convention in Chicago, U.S. Republican Party leaders gathered in a room at the Blackstone Hotel to come to a consensus on their candidate for the U.S. presidential election, leading the Associated Press to coin the political phrase "smoke-filled room".
1919
Sir Barton wins the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first horse to win the U.S. Triple Crown.
1917
King Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father, Constantine I, abdicates under pressure from allied armies occupying Athens.
1903
A group of Serbian officers stormed the royal palace and assassinated King Alexander Obrenović and his wife, Queen Draga.
1901
The boundaries of the Colony of New Zealand are extended by the UK to include the Cook Islands.
1898
The Hundred Days' Reform, a planned movement to reform social, political, and educational institutions in China, is started by the Guangxu Emperor, but is suspended by Empress Dowager Cixi after 104 days. (The failed reform led to the abolition of the Imperial examination in 1905.)
1895
Paris-Bordeaux-Paris, sometimes called the first automobile race in history or the "first motor race", takes place.
1892
The Limelight Department, one of the world's first film studios, is officially established in Melbourne, Australia.
1865
The Naval Battle of the Riachuelo is fought on the rivulet Riachuelo (Argentina), between the Paraguayan Navy on one side and the Brazilian Navy on the other. The Brazilian victory was crucial for the later success of the Triple Alliance (Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina) in the Paraguayan War.
1837
The Broad Street Riot occurs in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between Yankees and Irish.
1825
The first cornerstone is laid for Fort Hamilton in New York City.
1805
A fire consumes large portions of Detroit in the Michigan Territory.
1788
Russian explorer Gerasim Izmailov reaches Alaska.
1776
The Continental Congress appoints Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston to the Committee of Five to draft a declaration of independence.
1775
The American Revolutionary War's first naval engagement, the Battle of Machias, results in the capture of a small British naval vessel.
1770
British explorer Captain James Cook runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef.
1748
Denmark adopts the characteristic Nordic Cross flag later taken up by all other Scandinavian countries.
1594
Philip II recognizes the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paved way to the stabilization of the rule of the Principalía (an elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).
1509
Henry VIII of England marries Catherine of Aragon.
1488
Battle of Sauchieburn: Fought between rebel Lords and James III of Scotland, resulting in the death of the king.
1429
Hundred Years' War: Start of the Battle of Jargeau.
1345
The megas douxAlexios Apokaukos, chief minister of the Byzantine Empire, is lynched by political prisoners.
1157
Albert I of Brandenburg, also called The Bear (Ger: Albrecht der Bär), becomes the founder of the Margraviate of Brandenburg, Germany and the first margrave.
1118
Roger of Salerno, Prince of Antioch, captures Azaz from the Seljuk Turks.
1011
Lombard Revolt: Greek citizens of Bari rise up against the Lombard rebels led by Melus and deliver the city to Basil Mesardonites, Byzantine governor (catepan) of the Catepanate of Italy.
980
Vladimir the Great consolidates the Kievan realm from Ukraine to the Baltic Sea. He is proclaimed ruler (knyaz) of all Kievan Rus'.
786
A HasanidAlid uprising in Mecca is crushed by the Abbasids at the Battle of Fakhkh. Idris ibn Abdallah flees to the Maghreb, where he later founds the Idrisid dynasty.
631
Emperor Taizong of Tang, the Emperor of China, sends envoys to the Xueyantuo bearing gold and silk in order to seek the release of enslaved Chinese prisoners captured during the transition from Sui to Tang from the northern frontier; this embassy succeeded in freeing 80,000 Chinese men and women who were then returned to China.
173
Marcomannic Wars: The Roman army in Moravia is encircled by the Quadi, who have broken the peace treaty (171). In a violent thunderstorm emperor Marcus Aurelius defeats and subdues them in the so-called "miracle of the rain".
1184 BC
Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned, according to calculations by Eratosthenes.

Births On This Day

1998
Charlie Tahan, American actor
1996
Ayaka Sasaki, Japanese singer
1994
Ivana Baquero, Spanish actress
1993
Brittany Boyd, American basketball player
1991
Daniel Howell, English Internet celebrity
1990
Christophe Lemaitre, French sprinter
1989
Maya Moore, American basketball player
1988
Jesús Fernández Collado, Spanish footballer
1988
Yui Aragaki, Japanese actress, voice actress, singer-songwriter, model, radio host
1987
Marsel İlhan, Turkish tennis player
1987
Didrik Solli-Tangen, Norwegian singer
1986
Sebastian Bayer, German long jumper
1986
Shia LaBeouf, American actor
1985
Tim Hoogland, German footballer
1984
Andy Lee, Irish boxer
1984
Vágner Love, Brazilian footballer
1983
Chuck Hayes, American basketball player
1983
José Reyes, Dominican baseball player
1982
Vanessa Boslak, French pole vaulter
1982
Jacques Freitag, South African high jumper
1982
Joey Graham, American basketball player
1982
Stephen Graham, American basketball player
1982
Reni Maitua, Australian rugby league player
1982
Eldar Rønning, Norwegian skier
1982
Diana Taurasi, American basketball player
1981
Emiliano Moretti, Italian footballer
1981
Kristo Tohver, Estonian footballer and referee
1980
Yhency Brazoban, Dominican baseball player
1979
Ali Boussaboun, Moroccan-Dutch footballer
1979
Amy Duggan, Australian footballer and sportscaster
1978
Joshua Jackson, Canadian-American actor
1978
Daryl Tuffey, New Zealand cricketer
1977
Geoff Ogilvy, Australian golfer
1976
Reiko Tosa, Japanese runner
1974
Fragiskos Alvertis, Greek basketball player, coach, and manager
1973
José Manuel Abundis, Mexican footballer and coach
1972
Stephen Kearney, New Zealand rugby league player and coach
1971
Vladimir Gaidamașciuc, Moldovan footballer
1971
Liz Kendall, British politician
1971
Mark Richardson, New Zealand cricketer
1971
Kenjiro Tsuda, Japanese voice actor
1969
Peter Dinklage, American actor and producer
1969
Bryan Fogarty, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2002)
1969
Olaf Kapagiannidis, German footballer
1968
Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein
1968
Manoa Thompson, Fijian rugby player
1967
Graeme Bachop, New Zealand rugby player
1967
João Garcia, Portuguese mountaineer
1966
Bruce Robison, American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist
1965
Georgios Bartzokas, Greek former professional basketball player
1965
Gavin Hill, New Zealand rugby player
1965
Pat McGrath, make-up artist
1964
Jean Alesi, French race car driver
1964
Kim Gallagher, American runner (d. 2002)
1963
Gioia Bruno, American singer-songwriter
1963
Sandra Schmirler, Canadian curler and sportscaster (d. 2000)
1962
Mano Menezes, Brazilian footballer and coach
1960
Mehmet Oz, American surgeon, author, and television host
1959
Hugh Laurie, English actor and screenwriter
1958
Barry Adamson, English singer and bass player
1956
Joe Montana, American football player and sportscaster
1956
Simon Plouffe, Canadian mathematician and academic
1956
Arthur Porter, Canadian physician and academic (d. 2015)
1956
Jamaaladeen Tacuma, American bass player and bandleader
1955
Yuriy Sedykh, Ukrainian hammer thrower
1955
Duncan Steel, English-Australian astronomer and author
1954
John Dyson, Australian cricketer
1954
Johnny Neel, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1953
Steve Bassam, Baron Bassam of Brighton, English politician
1953
José Bové, French farmer and politician
1953
Barbara Minty, American model
1952
Yekaterina Podkopayeva, Russian runner
1952
Donnie Van Zant, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1951
Matthew Engel, English journalist and author
1951
Yasumasa Morimura, Japanese painter and photographer
1950
Lynsey de Paul, English singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, cartoonist and actress (d. 2014)
1950
Graham Russell, English-Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1949
Frank Beard, American drummer and songwriter
1948
Dave Cash, American baseball player and coach
1948
Lalu Prasad Yadav, Indian politician, 20th Chief Minister of Bihar
1947
Richard Palmer-James, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1945
Adrienne Barbeau, American actress
1943
Henry Hill, American mobster (d. 2012)
1942
Gangaji, American spiritual teacher and author
1942
Parris Glendening, American politician, 59th Governor of Maryland
1939
Rachael Heyhoe Flint, Baroness Heyhoe Flint, English cricketer and journalist (d. 2017)
1939
Jackie Stewart, Scottish race car driver and sportscaster
1937
Chad Everett, American actor and director (d. 2012)
1937
Robin Warren, Australian pathologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1933
Gene Wilder, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2016)
1932
Athol Fugard, South African-American actor, director, and playwright
1932
Tim Sainsbury, English businessman and politician, Minister of State for Trade
1930
Charles Rangel, American soldier, lawyer, and politician
1929
Ayhan Şahenk, Turkish businessman (d. 2001)
1928
Queen Fabiola of Belgium (d. 2014)
1927
Beryl Grey, English ballerina
1927
John W. O'Malley, American Catholic historian, academic and Jesuit priest
1927
Kit Pedler, English parapsychologist and author (d. 1981)
1926
Carlisle Floyd, American composer and educator
1925
Johnny Esaw, Canadian sportscaster (d. 2013)
1925
William Styron, American novelist and essayist (d. 2006)
1922
Jean Sutherland Boggs, Peruvian-Canadian historian, academic, and civil servant (d. 2014)
1922
Michael Cacoyannis, Greek Cypriot director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2011)
1920
Shelly Manne, American drummer, composer, and bandleader (d. 1984)
1920
Hazel Scott, Trinidadian-American singer, actress, and pianist (d. 1981)
1920
Keith Seaman, Australian lawyer and politician, 29th Governor of South Australia (d. 2013)
1919
Suleiman Mousa, Jordanian historian and author (d. 2008)
1919
Richard Todd, Irish-English actor (d. 2009)
1918
Ruth Aarons, American table tennis player and manager (d. 1980)
1917
Joseph B. Wirthlin, American businessman and religious leader (d. 2008)
1915
Magda Gabor, Hungarian-American actress (d. 1997)
1915
Nicholas Metropolis, American mathematician and physicist (d. 1999)
1914
Jan Hendrik van den Berg, Dutch psychiatrist and academic (d. 2012)
1913
Vince Lombardi, American football player, coach, and manager (d. 1970)
1913
Risë Stevens, American soprano and actress (d. 2013)
1912
James Algar, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1998)
1912
William Baziotes, American painter and academic (d. 1963)
1912
Mohammad Hassan Ganji, Iranian meteorologist and academic (d. 2012)
1910
Carmine Coppola, American flute player and composer (d. 1991)
1910
Jacques Cousteau, French biologist, author, and inventor, co-developed the aqua-lung (d. 1997)
1909
Natascha Artin Brunswick, German-American mathematician and photographer (d. 2003)
1908
Karl Hein, German hammer thrower (d. 1982)
1908
Francisco Marto, Portuguese saint (d. 1919)
1903
Ernie Nevers, American football player and coach (d. 1976)
1902
Eric Fraser, British illustrator and graphic designer (d. 1983)
1901
Cap Fear, Canadian football player and rower (d. 1978)
1901
Benny Wearing, Australian rugby league player (d. 1968)
1899
Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese novelist and short story writer Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)
1897
Ram Prasad Bismil, Indian activist, founded the Hindustan Republican Association (d. 1927)
1897
Reg Latta, Australian rugby league player (d. 1970)
1895
Nikolai Bulganin, Soviet politician (d. 1975)
1894
Kiichiro Toyoda, Japanese businessman, founded Toyota (d. 1952)
1889
Hugo Wieslander, Swedish decathlete (d. 1976)
1888
Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian-American anarchist and convicted criminal (d. 1927)
1881
Spiros Xenos, Greek-Swedish painter (d. 1963)
1881
Mordecai Kaplan, Lithuanian rabbi, founded Reconstructionist Judaism (d. 1983)
1880
Jeannette Rankin, American social worker and politician (d. 1973)
1879
Roger Bresnahan, American baseball player and manager (d. 1944)
1877
Renée Vivien, English-French poet and author (d. 1909)
1876
Alfred L. Kroeber, American-French anthropologist and ethnologist (d. 1960)
1871
Stjepan Radić, Croatian lawyer and politician (d. 1928)
1867
Charles Fabry, French physicist and academic (d. 1945)
1864
Richard Strauss, German composer and conductor (d. 1949)
1861
Alexander Peacock, Australian politician, 20th Premier of Victoria (d. 1933)
1847
Millicent Fawcett, English academic and activist (d. 1929)
1846
William Louis Marshall, American general and engineer (d. 1920)
1842
Carl von Linde, German engineer and academic (d. 1934)
1832
Lucy Pickens, American wife of Francis Wilkinson Pickens (d. 1899)
1829
Edward Braddon, English-Australian politician, 18th Premier of Tasmania (d. 1904)
1818
Alexander Bain, Scottish philosopher and academic (d. 1903)
1815
Julia Margaret Cameron, Indian-Sri Lankan photographer (d. 1879)
1807
James F. Schenck, American admiral (d. 1882)
1797
José Trinidad Reyes, Honduran philosopher and theorist (d. 1855)
1776
John Constable, English painter and academic (d. 1837)
1741
Joseph Warren, American physician and general (d. 1775)
1726
Infanta Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain (d. 1746)
1723
Johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer (d. 1788)
1712
Benjamin Ingham, American missionary (d. 1772)
1709
Joachim Martin Falbe, German painter (d. 1782)
1704
Carlos Seixas, Portuguese harpsichord player and composer (d. 1742)
1697
Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist and composer (d. 1780)
1696
James Francis Edward Keith, Scottish-Prussian field marshal (d. 1758)
1690
Giovanni Antonio Giay, Italian composer (d. 1764)
1672
Francesco Antonio Bonporti, Italian priest and composer (d. 1749)
1662
Tokugawa Ienobu, Japanese shōgun (d. 1712)
1655
Antonio Cifrondi, Italian painter (d. 1730)
1620
John Moore, English businessman and politician, Lord Mayor of London (d. 1702)
1588
George Wither, English poet (d. 1667)
1585
Evert Horn, Swedish soldier (d. 1615)
1572
Ben Jonson, English poet, playwright, and critic (d. 1637)
1555
Lodovico Zacconi, Italian composer and theorist (d. 1627)
1540
Barnabe Googe, English poet and translator (d. 1594)
1456
Anne Neville, Princess of Wales and Queen of England]] (died 1485)<refMary Beacock Fryer; Arthur Bousfield; Garry Toffoli (26 July 1996). class="external text" href="https://books.google.com/books?id=L7KLQr7a4IEC&pg=PA17">Lives of the Princesses of Wales. Dundurn. pp. 17-. ISBN 978-1-4597-1510-3.</ref>
1431
Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (d. 1456)
1403
John IV, Duke of Brabant (d. 1427)

Deaths On This Day

2016
Rudi Altig, German track and road racing cyclist (b. 1937)
2015
Jim Ed Brown, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1934)
2015
Ornette Coleman, American saxophonist, violinist, trumpet player, and composer (b. 1930)
2015
Ian McKechnie, Scottish footballer and manager (b. 1941)
2015
Ron Moody, English actor and singer (b. 1924)
2015
Dusty Rhodes, American professional wrestler (b. 1945)
2014
Ruby Dee, American actress (b. 1922)
2014
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Spanish conductor and composer (b. 1933)
2014
Susan B. Horwitz, American computer scientist, engineer, and academic (b. 1955)
2014
Mipham Chokyi Lodro, Tibetan lama and educator (b. 1952)
2014
Benjamin Mophatlane, South African businessman (b. 1973)
2014
Carlton Sherwood, American soldier and journalist (b. 1947)
2013
Miller Barber, American golfer (b. 1931)
2013
Carl W. Bauer, American lawyer and politician (b. 1933)
2013
Robert Fogel, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)
2013
James Grimsley, Jr., American general (b. 1921)
2013
Rory Morrison, English journalist (b. 1964)
2013
Kristiāns Pelšs, Latvian ice hockey player (b. 1992)
2013
Vidya Charan Shukla, Indian politician, Indian Minister of External Affairs (b. 1929)
2012
Ann Rutherford, Canadian-American actress (b. 1917)
2012
Teófilo Stevenson, Cuban boxer and engineer (b. 1952)
2011
Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Israeli physicist and engineer (b. 1947)
2011
Seth Putnam, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1968)
2008
Ove Andersson, Swedish race car driver (b. 1938)
2008
Võ Văn Kiệt, Vietnamese soldier and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Vietnam (b. 1922)
2007
Imre Friedmann, American biologist and academic (b. 1921)
2007
Mala Powers, American actress (b. 1931)
2006
Neroli Fairhall, New Zealand archer (b. 1944)
2006
Bruce Shand, English soldier (b. 1917)
2005
Vasco Gonçalves, Portuguese general and politician, 103rd Prime Minister of Portugal (b. 1922)
2005
Anne-Marie Alonzo, Canadian playwright, poet, novelist, critic and publisher (b. 1951)
2004
Egon von Fürstenberg, Swiss fashion designer (b. 1946)
2003
David Brinkley, American journalist and author (b. 1920)
2001
Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist (b. 1968)
2001
Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer and actress (b. 1923)
1999
DeForest Kelley, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1920)
1998
Nathan Cook, American actor (b. 1950)
1998
Catherine Cookson, English author (b. 1906)
1996
George Hees, Canadian politician (b. 1910)
1996
Brigitte Helm, German-Swiss actress (b. 1908)
1995
Rodel Naval, Filipino singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1953)
1994
A. Thurairajah, Sri Lankan engineer and academic (b. 1934)
1993
Ray Sharkey, American actor (b. 1952)
1991
Cromwell Everson, South African composer (b. 1925)
1986
Chesley Bonestell, American painter and illustrator (b. 1888)
1984
Enrico Berlinguer, Italian politician (b. 1922)
1983
Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian businessman and politician (b. 1894)
1979
Alice Dalgliesh, Trinidadian-American author and publisher (b. 1893)
1979
John Wayne, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1907)
1976
Jim Konstanty, American baseball player (b. 1917)
1974
Eurico Gaspar Dutra, Brazilian general and politician, 16th President of Brazil (b. 1883)
1974
Julius Evola, Italian philosopher and author (b. 1898)
1970
Frank Laubach, American missionary and mystic (b. 1884)
1965
Paul B. Coremans, Belgian chemist and academic (b. 1908)
1965
José Mendes Cabeçadas, Portuguese admiral and politician, 9th President of Portugal (b. 1883)
1963
Thích Quảng Đức, Vietnamese monk and martyr (b. 1897)
1962
Chhabi Biswas, Indian actor and director (b. 1900)
1955
Pierre Levegh, French race car driver (b. 1905)
1941
Daniel Carter Beard, American author and illustrator, founded the Boy Scouts of America (b. 1850)
1937
R. J. Mitchell, English engineer, designed the Supermarine Spitfire (b. 1895)
1936
Robert E. Howard, American author and poet (b. 1906)
1934
Lev Vygotsky, Belarusian-Russian psychologist and theorist (b. 1896)
1927
William Attewell, English cricketer (b. 1861)
1924
Théodore Dubois, French organist, composer, and educator (b. 1837)
1920
William F. Halsey, Sr., American captain (b. 1853)
1914
Adolphus Frederick V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1848)
1913
Mahmud Shevket Pasha, Ottoman general and politician, 279th Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1856)
1911
James Curtis Hepburn, American physician and missionary (b. 1815)
1903
Nikolai Bugaev, Russian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1837)
1903
Alexander I of Serbia (b. 1876)
1903
Draga Mašin, Serbian wife of Alexander I of Serbia (b. 1864)
1897
Henry Ayers, English-Australian politician, 8th Premier of South Australia (b. 1821)
1885
Matías Ramos Mejía, Argentinian colonel (b. 1810)
1882
Louis Désiré Maigret, French bishop (b. 1804)
1879
William, Prince of Orange (b. 1840)
1859
Klemens von Metternich, German-Austrian politician, 1st State Chancellor of the Austrian Empire (b. 1773)
1852
Karl Bryullov, Russian painter (b. 1799)
1847
John Franklin, English admiral and politician (b. 1786)
1796
Samuel Whitbread, English brewer and politician, founded the Whitbread Company (b. 1720)
1748
Felice Torelli, Italian painter (b. 1667)
1727
George I of Great Britain (b. 1660)
1712
Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme (b. 1654)
1695
André Félibien, French historian and author (b. 1619)
1560
Mary of Guise, queen of James V of Scotland (b. 1515)
1557
John III of Portugal (b. 1502)
1488
James III of Scotland (b. 1451)
1479
John of Sahagun, hermit and saint (b. 1419)
1446
Henry de Beauchamp, 1st Duke of Warwick (b. 1425)
1347
Bartholomew of San Concordio, Italian Dominican canonist and man of letters (b. 1260)
1345
Alexios Apokaukos, chief minister of the Byzantine Empire
1323
Bérenger Fredoli, French lawyer and bishop (b. 1250)
1298
Yolanda of Poland (b. 1235)
1248
Adachi Kagemori, Japanese samurai
1216
Henry of Flanders, emperor of the Latin Empire (poisoned) (b. c. 1174)
1183
Henry the Young King of England (b. 1155)
888
Rimbert, archbishop of Bremen (b. 830)
884
Shi Jingsi, general of the Tang Dynasty
840
Junna, emperor of Japan (b. 785)
573
Emilian of Cogolla, Iberic saint (b. 472)
323 BC
Alexander the Great, Macedonian king (b. 356 BC)

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