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On This Day in History:  June 14

June 14 is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 200 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Wisconsin Lottery starts midday drawings. Wisconsin Lottery fans now have more opportunities to win big, with three of its games now drawing twice per day.
2020
In reversal, CT Lottery approves $205K settlement in whistleblower case filed by ex-security chief. The Connecticut Lottery Corp. reversed itself Thursday and approved a legal settlement that it had spurned last month with one of its former top officials, who had claimed in a long-running human rights complaint and a lawsuit that he'd suffered retaliation for blowing the whistle on problems at the CLC dating back five years.
2019
Judge bars woman's ex-girlfriend from claiming big-win NC lottery ticket as her own. A judge has barred the ex-girlfriend of a Charlotte area woman from cashing in on the woman's big lottery ticket win.
2018
The Oregon Lottery is moving aggressively toward mobile phone betting. The Oregon Lottery wants for the first time to open up gambling on mobile devices, which could massively expand the accessibility and audience of state-sponsored games.
2018
Winning week for Georgia Cash 3 and Cash 4 lottery players. Georgia Lottery players are enjoying a winning streak with "triples" and "quads" falling in Cash 3 and Cash 4 within the past week.
2017
South Carolina man wins two $100,000 Powerball lottery prizes. Within a 48-hour time span a Little River, South Carolina, man realized he had won the lottery, twice.
2017
Ex-girlfriend of slain lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare wins $1 million jackpot. On Thursday, Antionette Andrews, the former girlfriend of slain lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare, won $1 million on a $20 Florida Lottery scratch-off game.
2014
$66M Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in metro Detroit. Someone who purchased a Mega Millions lottery ticket in metro Detroit is much, much richer.
2013
Mystery woman who paid $2,600 tab for strangers was not Powerball winner. After 180 diners at a Florida restaurant received a free meal from a stranger on Sunday night, locals (and soon, the Internet) were buzzing that the generous benefactor was the 84-year-old woman who recently won the largest Powerball jackpot in history.
2010
Georgia Lottery schedules Cash 4 bonus drawing after error detected. After an error was detected in the June 7 Cash 4 drawing, the Georgia Lottery decided to make up for the problem with a bonus Cash 4 drawing on Monday, July 5.
2010
Letter outlining Britain's first lottery up for auction. The British tradition of national lottery has been traced back to the 16th century -- when a jackpot of £5,000 was up for grabs and participants had to wait three years to find out if they were winners.
2008
Girl struck by lightning, wins lottery. A Michigan teen survived being struck by lightning and went on to win $20 in the lottery the next day.
2006
Study proves lottery not 'regressive tax' played mostly by poor. An in-depth look at actual New York Lottery sales figures dispells the myth that the lottery is played disproportionately by the poor.
2006
Family sues lottery ticket finder. The heirs of a Blackstone man who tossed away a $1 million scratch ticket are suing the man who picked it out of the garbage, alleging he stole it.
2006
N.C. Lottery will not generate expected revenue. North Carolina Lottery officials don't believe the payoff from the state lottery will be as big as lawmakers and Gov. Mike Easley think it will be.
2006
Single mom claims $94 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot. An El Paso single mother of two who worked three jobs is now a millionaire after claiming a $94 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot Monday in Austin, the Texas Lottery Commission announced.
2005
Lottery winner claims simplicity is key to happy life. Jim Hall from Troy, New York says he's the same man he was before he hit the New York Lottery for $65 million five years ago.
2005
N.M. Lottery introduces first joint lottery/tribal casino game. The New Mexico Lottery and Santa Ana Star Casino have entered into the first joint lottery/tribal casino game in the state and possibly the United States.
2005
Texas Lottery jackpot mess has critics enraged. The latest Texas Lottery gaffe has fueled the fires of long-time critics of the Texas Lottery Commission (TLC).
2005
Texas Lottery has history of jackpot overestimation. The Texas Lotto jackpot has fallen short of the amount advertised on three occasions since November because of lower-than-anticipated ticket sales, a lottery spokesman said Monday.
2005
Broke German lottery winner turns to crime. A German man who won more than a million Deutschmarks playing the lottery eight years ago admitted on Monday that he committed a string of burglaries after the cash trickled away.
2005
'Beyond lucky': Woman wins same $1M lottery jackpot twice in 6 months. A woman who won $1 million playing a Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket earlier this year won another million on the same game Thursday.
2004
Powerball Jackpot Reaches $38 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $38 million, with a cash option of $19.5 million.
2004
Two tickets win $6 million Florida Lotto jackpot. Two tickets matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $6 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
2004
Minnesota lottery cuts millions from budget. Told to cut the fat, the Minnesota State Lottery has trimmed staff, closed offices and reworked or severed business deals to save millions of dollars a year.
2004
Lotto Texas Hits Record $120 Million. People with lotto fever will have a few more days to try their luck at Lotto Texas: there were no winners in Saturday night's record $100 million drawing.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$293 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 14, 2016
2.€169.9 Million
US$190.61 Million
Draw Date
Jun 15, 2019
3.€129 Million
US$172.02 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 14, 2013
4.$161 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 15, 2018
5.$153 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 15, 2016
6.$140 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 17, 2003
7.$137 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 16, 2018
8.$120 Million
Draw Date
Jun 16, 2004
8.$120 Million
Draw Date
Jun 16, 2004
10.$113 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 16, 2017
11.€76 Million
US$109.79 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 14, 2011
12.€94.39 Million
US$105.94 Million
Draw Date
Jun 14, 2016
13.€90 Million
US$104.39 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jun 15, 2018
14.$100 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 15, 2004
15.$86 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 14, 2006
16.$85 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 15, 2013
17.$79 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 15, 2019
18.$75 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 14, 2003
19.$73.3 Million
Draw Date
Jun 14, 2014
20.$72 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 17, 2009
21.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 17, 2015
22.€43 Million
US$67.09 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 20, 2008
23.$67 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 16, 1999
24.$66 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 16, 2007
25.€57.59 Million
US$64.29 Million
Draw Date
Jun 15, 2017

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1996
Friday, Jun 14, 1996
24 years old
1983
Tuesday, Jun 14, 1983
37 years old
1982
Monday, Jun 14, 1982
38 years old
1977
Tuesday, Jun 14, 1977
43 years old
1974
Friday, Jun 14, 1974
46 years old
1973
Thursday, Jun 14, 1973
47 years old
1971
Monday, Jun 14, 1971
49 years old
1967
Wednesday, Jun 14, 1967
53 years old
1967
Wednesday, Jun 14, 1967
53 years old
1966
Tuesday, Jun 14, 1966
54 years old
1964
Sunday, Jun 14, 1964
56 years old
1964
Sunday, Jun 14, 1964
56 years old
1958
Saturday, Jun 14, 1958
62 years old
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2017
London: A fire in a high-rise apartment building in North Kensington leaves 72 people dead and another 74 injured.
2017
In Alexandria, Virginia, Republican member of Congress and House Majority WhipSteve Scalise of Louisiana is shot while practicing for charity baseball.
2014
A Ukraine military Ilyushin Il-76 airlifter is shot down, killing all 49 people on board.
2002
Near-Earth asteroid2002 MN misses the Earth by 75,000 miles (121,000 km), about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
1994
The 1994 Vancouver Stanley Cup riot occurs after the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup from Vancouver, causing an estimated C$1.1 million, leading to 200 arrests and injuries.
1986
The Mindbender derails and kills three riders at the Fantasyland (known today as Galaxyland) indoor amusement park in Edmonton, Alberta.
1982
Falklands War: Argentine forces in the capital Stanleyconditionally surrender to British forces.
1967
Mariner program: Mariner 5 is launched towards Venus.
1966
The Vatican announces the abolition of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum ("index of prohibited books"), which was originally instituted in 1557.
1962
The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris - later becoming the European Space Agency.
1959
Disneyland Monorail System, the first daily operating monorail system in the Western Hemisphere, opens to the public in Anaheim, California.
1959
Dominican exiles depart from Cuba and land in the Dominican Republic to overthrow the totalitarian government of Rafael Trujillo. All but four are killed or executed.
1955
Chile becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1954
U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law that places the words "under God" into the United States Pledge of Allegiance.
1951
UNIVAC I is dedicated by the U.S. Census Bureau.
1949
Albert II, a rhesus monkey, rides a V-2 rocket to an altitude of 134 km (83 mi), thereby becoming the first monkey in space.
1945
World War II: Filipino troops of the Philippine Commonwealth Army liberate the captured in Ilocos Sur and start the Battle of Bessang Pass in Northern Luzon.
1944
World War II: After several failed attempts, the British Army abandons Operation Perch, its plan to capture the German-occupied town of Caen.
1941
June deportation: the first major wave of Soviet mass deportations and murder of Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians, begins.
1940
World War II: The German occupation of Paris begins.
1940
The Soviet Union presents an ultimatum to Lithuania resulting in Lithuanian loss of independence.
1940
Seven hundred twenty-eight Polish political prisoners from Tarnów become the first inmates of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
1937
Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) state of the United States to celebrate Flag Day officially as a state holiday.
1937
U.S. House of Representatives passes the Marihuana Tax Act.
1926
Brazil leaves the League of Nations
1919
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown depart from St. John's, Newfoundland on the first nonstop transatlantic flight.
1907
Norway grants women the right to vote.
1900
Hawaii becomes a United States territory.
1900
The second German Naval Law calls for the Imperial German Navy to be doubled in size.
1881
The White Rajahs territories become the British protectorate of Sarawak.
1872
Trade unions are legalized in Canada.
1863
American Civil War: Second Battle of Winchester: A Union garrison is defeated by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley town of Winchester, Virginia.
1863
Second Assault on the Confederate works at the Siege of Port Hudson during the American Civil War.
1846
Bear Flag Revolt begins: Anglo settlers in Sonoma, California, start a rebellion against Mexico and proclaim the California Republic.
1839
Henley Royal Regatta: the village of Henley-on-Thames, on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, stages its first regatta.
1830
Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: Thirty-four thousand French soldiers begin their invasion of Algiers, landing 27 kilometers west at Sidi Fredj.
1822
Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society.
1821
Badi VII, king of Sennar, surrenders his throne and realm to Ismail Pasha, general of the Ottoman Empire, bringing the 300 year old Sudanese kingdom to an end
1807
Emperor Napoleon's French Grande Armée defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Poland (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.
1800
The French Army of First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo in Northern Italy and re-conquers Italy.
1789
Mutiny on the Bounty: HMS Bounty mutiny survivors including Captain William Bligh and 18 others reach Timor after a nearly 7,400 km (4,600 mi) journey in an open boat.
1777
The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States.
1775
American Revolutionary War: the Continental Army is established by the Continental Congress, marking the birth of the United States Army.
1690
King William III of England (William of Orange) lands in Ireland to confront the former King James II.
1667
The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet in the Second Anglo-Dutch War ends. It had lasted for five days and resulted in the worst ever defeat of the Royal Navy.
1645
English Civil War: Battle of Naseby: Twelve thousand Royalist forces are beaten by 15,000 Parliamentarian soldiers.
1618
Joris Veseler prints the first Dutch newspaper Courante uyt Italien, Duytslandt, &c. in Amsterdam (approximate date).
1404
Welsh rebel leader Owain Glyndŵr, having declared himself Prince of Wales, allies himself with the French against King Henry IV of England.
1381
Richard II of England meets leaders of Peasants' Revolt at Mile End. The Tower of London is stormed by rebels who enter without resistance.
1287
Kublai Khan defeats the force of Nayan and other traditionalist Borjigin princes in East Mongolia and Manchuria.
1285
Second Mongol invasion of Vietnam: Forces led by Prince Trần Quang Khải of the Trần dynasty destroy most of the invading Mongol naval fleet in a battle at Chuong Duong.
1276
While taking exile in Fuzhou, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for Emperor Duanzong.
1216
First Barons' War: Prince Louis of France captures the city of Winchester and soon conquers over half of the Kingdom of England.
1158
Munich is founded by Henry the Lion on the banks of the river Isar.

Births On This Day

1999
Chou Tzu-yu, Taiwanese singer (Twice)
1994
Moon Tae-il, Korean singer (NCT)
1993
Gurinder Sandhu, Australian cricketer
1992
Devante Smith-Pelly, Canadian ice hockey player
1991
Kostas Manolas, Greek footballer
1990
Patrice Cormier, Canadian ice hockey player
1990
Stephen McLaughlin, Irish footballer
1989
Lucy Hale, American actress and singer-songwriter
1989
Brad Takairangi, Australian-Cook Islands rugby league player
1989
Jubin Nautiyal, Indian playback singer
1988
Adrián Aldrete, Mexican footballer
1987
Andrew Cogliano, Canadian ice hockey player
1987
Mohamed Diamé, Senegalese footballer
1986
Matt Read, Canadian ice hockey player
1985
Oleg Medvedev. Russian luger
1985
Andy Soucek, Spanish race car driver
1984
Lorenzo Booker, American football player
1984
Mark Cosgrove, Australian cricketer
1984
Siobhán Donaghy, English singer-songwriter
1984
Yury Prilukov, Russian swimmer
1983
Trevor Barry, Bahamian high jumper
1983
Louis Garrel, French actor, director, and screenwriter
1982
Jamie Green, English race car driver
1982
Nicole Irving, Australian swimmer
1982
Lang Lang, Chinese pianist
1981
Elano, Brazilian footballer and manager
1979
Shannon Hegarty, Australian rugby league player
1978
Steve Bégin, Canadian ice hockey player
1978
Diablo Cody, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1978
Annia Hatch, Cuban-American gymnast and coach
1978
Nikola Vujčić, Croatian former professional basketball player
1977
Boeta Dippenaar, South African cricketer
1977
Chris McAlister, American football player
1977
Joe Worsley, English rugby player and coach
1976
Alan Carr, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter
1976
Massimo Oddo, Italian footballer and manager
1973
Sami Kapanen, Finnish-American ice hockey player and manager
1972
Rick Brunson, American basketball player and coach
1972
Matthias Ettrich, German computer scientist and engineer, founded KDE
1972
Dominic Brown, English guitarist and songwriter
1972
Claude Henderson, South African cricketer
1972
Danny McFarlane, Jamaican hurdler and sprinter
1971
Bruce Bowen, American basketball player and sportscaster
1971
Ramon Vega, Swiss footballer
1970
Heather McDonald, American comedian, actress, and author
1969
Éric Desjardins, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1969
Steffi Graf, German tennis player
1968
Campbell Brown, American journalist
1968
Faizon Love, Cuban-American actor and screenwriter
1967
Dedrick Dodge, American football player and coach
1964
Peter Gilliver, English lexicographer and academic
1963
Grant Kenny, Australian iron man and canoeist
1961
Boy George, English singer-songwriter and producer
1961
Dušan Kojić, Serbian singer-songwriter and bass player
1961
Sam Perkins, American basketball player
1960
Tonie Campbell, American hurdler
1960
Mike Laga, American baseball player
1959
Marcus Miller, American bass player, composer, and producer
1958
Pamela Geller, American activist and blogger
1957
Suzanne Nora Johnson, American lawyer and businesswoman
1957
Mona Simpson, American novelist
1956
Fred Funk, American golfer and coach
1956
King Diamond (Kim Bendix Petersen), heavy metal musician
1955
Michael D. Duvall, American businessman and politician
1955
Paul O'Grady, English television host, producer, and drag performer
1955
Kirron Kher, Indian theatre, film & television actress, TV talk show host, Politician and Member of Parliament
1954
Will Patton, American actor
1953
Janet Mackey, New Zealand lawyer and politician
1952
Robert Lepikson, Estonian race car driver and politician, Estonian Minister of the Interior (d. 2006)
1952
Pat Summitt, American basketball player and coach (d. 2016)
1952
Leon Wieseltier, American philosopher, journalist, and critic
1951
Paul Boateng, English lawyer and politician, British High Commissioner to South Africa
1951
Danny Edwards, American golfer
1950
Rowan Williams, Welsh archbishop and theologian
1949
Jim Lea, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
1949
Roger Powell, English-Australian scientist and academic
1949
Antony Sher, South African-British actor, director, and screenwriter
1949
Harry Turtledove, American historian and author
1949
Alan White, English drummer and songwriter
1948
Laurence Yep, American author and playwright
1947
Roger Liddle, Baron Liddle, English politician
1947
Barry Melton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1947
Paul Rudolph, Canadian singer, guitarist, and cyclist
1946
Robert Louis-Dreyfus, French-Swiss businessman (d. 2009)
1946
Tõnu Sepp, Estonian instrument maker and educator
1946
Donald Trump, American businessman, television personality and 45th President of the United States
1945
Rod Argent, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1945
Carlos Reichenbach, Brazilian director and producer (d. 2012)
1945
Richard Stebbins, American sprinter and educator
1944
Laurie Colwin, American novelist and short story writer (d. 1992)
1943
Barry Burman, English painter and academic (d. 2001)
1943
Jennifer Gretton, Baroness Gretton, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire
1943
John Miles, English race car driver and journalist
1943
Harold Wheeler, American composer, conductor, and producer
1942
Jonathan Raban, English author and academic
1942
Roberto García-Calvo Montiel, Spanish judge (d. 2008)
1939
Steny Hoyer, American lawyer and politician
1939
Peter Mayle, English author and screenwriter (d. 2018)
1939
Colin Thubron, English journalist and author
1938
Julie Felix, American-English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1936
Renaldo Benson, American singer-songwriter (d. 2005)
1936
Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Finnish author, poet, and translator
1933
Jerzy Kosiński, Polish-American novelist and screenwriter (d. 1991)
1933
Vladislav Rastorotsky, Russian gymnast and coach
1932
Joe Arpaio, American police officer and sheriff
1931
Marla Gibbs, American actress and comedian
1931
Ross Higgins, Australian actor (d. 2016)
1931
Junior Walker, American saxophonist (d. 1995)
1929
Cy Coleman, American pianist and composer (d. 2004)
1929
Alan Davidson, Australian cricketer
1929
Johnny Wilson, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 2011)
1928
Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, author, guerrilla leader and politician (d. 1967)
1926
Don Newcombe, American baseball player
1925
Pierre Salinger, American journalist and politician, 11th White House Press Secretary (d. 2004)
1924
James Black, Scottish pharmacologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2010)
1923
Judith Kerr, German-English author and illustrator
1923
Green Wix Unthank, American soldier, lawyer, and judge (d. 2013)
1921
Martha Greenhouse, American actress (d. 2013)
1919
Gene Barry, American actor (d. 2009)
1919
Sam Wanamaker, American actor and director (d. 1993)
1918
Fred Baur, American chemist and founder of Pringles (d. 2008)
1917
Lise Nørgaard, Danish journalist, author, and screenwriter
1917
Gilbert Prouteau, French poet and director (d. 2012)
1917
Atle Selberg, Norwegian-American mathematician and academic (d. 2007)
1916
Dorothy McGuire, American actress (d. 2001)
1913
Joe Morris, English-Canadian lieutenant and trade union leader (d. 1996)
1910
Rudolf Kempe, German pianist and conductor (d. 1976)
1909
Burl Ives, American actor and singer (d. 1995)
1907
Nicolas Bentley, English author and illustrator (d. 1978)
1907
René Char, French poet and author (d. 1988)
1905
Steve Broidy, American businessman (d. 1991)
1905
Arthur Davis, American animator and director (d. 2000)
1904
Margaret Bourke-White, American photographer and journalist (d. 1971)
1903
Alonzo Church, American mathematician and logician (d. 1995)
1903
Rose Rand, Austrian-American logician and philosopher from the Vienna Circle (d. 1980)
1900
Ruth Nanda Anshen, American writer, editor, and philosopher (d. 2003)
1900
June Walker, American stage and film actress (d. 1966)
1895
Jack Adams, Canadian-American ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 1968)
1894
Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1924)
1894
José Carlos Mariátegui (d. 1930)
1894
W. W. E. Ross, Canadian geophysicist and poet (d. 1966)
1890
May Allison, American actress (d. 1989)
1884
John McCormack, Irish tenor and actor (d. 1945)
1884
Georg Zacharias, German swimmer (d. 1953)
1879
Arthur Duffey, American sprinter and coach (d. 1955)
1878
Léon Thiébaut, French fencer (d. 1943)
1877
Jane Bathori, French soprano (d. 1970)
1872
János Szlepecz, Slovene priest and author (d. 1936)
1871
Hermanus Brockmann, Dutch rower (d. 1936)
1871
Jacob Ellehammer, Danish mechanic and engineer (d. 1946)
1870
Sophia of Prussia (d. 1932)
1868
Karl Landsteiner, Austrian biologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1943)
1864
Alois Alzheimer, German psychiatrist and neuropathologist (d. 1915)
1862
John Ulric Nef, Swiss-American chemist and academic (d. 1915)
1856
Andrey Markov, Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 1922)
1855
Robert M. La Follette Sr., American lawyer and politician, 20th Governor of Wisconsin (d. 1925)
1848
Bernard Bosanquet, English philosopher and theorist (d. 1923)
1848
Max Erdmannsdörfer, German conductor and composer (d. 1905)
1840
William F. Nast, American businessman (d. 1893)
1838
Yamagata Aritomo, Japanese Field Marshal and politician, 3rd and 9th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1922)
1829
Bernard Petitjean, French Roman Catholic missionary to Japan (d. 1884)
1820
John Bartlett, American author and publisher (d. 1905)
1819
Henry Gardner, American merchant and politician, 23rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1892)
1812
Fernando Wood, American merchant and politician, 73rd Mayor of New York City (d. 1881)
1811
Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author and activist (d. 1896)
1801
Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1868)
1798
František Palacký, Czech historian and politician (d. 1876)
1796
Nikolai Brashman, Czech-Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1866)
1780
Henry Salt, English historian and diplomat, British Consul-General in Egypt (d. 1827)
1763
Simon Mayr, German composer and educator (d. 1845)
1736
Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, French physicist and engineer (d. 1806)
1730
Antonio Sacchini, Italian composer and educator (d. 1786)
1726
Thomas Pennant, Welsh ornithologist and historian (d. 1798)
1691
Jan Francisci, Slovak organist and composer (d. 1758)
1627
Johann Abraham Ihle, German astronomer (d. 1699)
1529
Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria (d. 1595)
1479
Giglio Gregorio Giraldi, Italian poet and scholar (d. 1552)
1463
Henry IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1514)
1444
Nilakantha Somayaji, Indian astronomer and mathematician (d. 1544)

Deaths On This Day

2016
Ann Morgan Guilbert, American actress and singer (b. 1928)
2016
Gilles Lamontagne, Canadian politician, 24th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (b. 1919)
2015
Richard Cotton, Australian geneticist and academic (b. 1940)
2015
Anne Nicol Gaylor, American activist, co-founded the Freedom From Religion Foundation (b. 1926)
2015
Qiao Shi, Chinese politician (b. 1924)
2014
Alberto Cañas Escalante, Costa Rican journalist and politician (b. 1920)
2014
Isabelle Collin Dufresne, French actress (b. 1935)
2014
Robert Lebeck, German photographer and journalist (b. 1929)
2014
James E. Rogers, American lawyer, businessman, and academic (b. 1938)
2013
Elroy Schwartz, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1923)
2012
Peter Archer, Baron Archer of Sandwell, English lawyer and politician, Solicitor General for England and Wales (b. 1926)
2012
Bob Chappuis, American football player and soldier (b. 1923)
2012
Margie Hyams, American pianist and vibraphone player (b. 1920)
2012
Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, German pianist and academic (b. 1930)
2012
Carlos Reichenbach, Brazilian director and producer (b. 1945)
2012
Gitta Sereny, Austrian-English historian, journalist, and author (b. 1921)
2009
Bob Bogle, American musician (The Ventures) (b. 1934)
2009
William McIntyre, Canadian soldier, lawyer, and judge (b. 1918)
2007
Ruth Graham, Chinese-American author, poet, and painter (b. 1920)
2007
Robin Olds, American general and pilot (b. 1922)
2007
Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Austrian politician, 9th President of Austria (b. 1918)
2006
Monty Berman, English director, producer, and cinematographer (b. 1905)
2006
Jean Roba, Belgian author and illustrator (b. 1930)
2005
Carlo Maria Giulini, Italian conductor and director (b. 1914)
2005
Mimi Parent, Canadian-Swiss painter (b. 1924)
2004
Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountaineer and guide (b. 1900)
2003
Dale Whittington, American race car driver (b. 1959)
2002
June Jordan, American author and activist (b. 1936)
2000
Attilio Bertolucci, Italian poet and author (b. 1911)
1999
Bernie Faloney, American-Canadian football player and sportscaster (b. 1932)
1997
Richard Jaeckel, American actor (b. 1926)
1996
Noemí Gerstein, Argentinian sculptor and illustrator (b. 1908)
1995
Els Aarne, Ukrainian-Estonian pianist, composer, and educator (b. 1917)
1995
Rory Gallagher, Irish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1949)
1995
Roger Zelazny, American author and poet (b. 1937)
1994
Lionel Grigson, English pianist, composer, and educator (b. 1942)
1994
Henry Mancini, American composer and conductor (b. 1924)
1994
Marcel Mouloudji, French singer and actor (b. 1922)
1991
Peggy Ashcroft, English actress (b. 1907)
1990
Erna Berger, German soprano and actress (b. 1900)
1987
Stanisław Bareja, Polish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1929)
1986
Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator (b. 1899)
1986
Alan Jay Lerner, American composer and songwriter (b. 1918)
1980
Charles Miller, American saxophonist and flute player (b. 1939)
1979
Ahmad Zahir, Afghan singer-songwriter (b. 1946)
1977
Robert Middleton, American actor (b. 1911)
1977
Alan Reed, American actor, original voice of Fred Flintstone (b.1907)
1972
Dündar Taşer, Turkish soldier and politician (b. 1925)
1968
Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian novelist and poet, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1901)
1953
Tom Cole, Welsh-American racing driver (b. 1922)
1946
John Logie Baird, Scottish-English physicist and engineer (b. 1888)
1946
Jorge Ubico, 21st President of Guatemala (b. 1878)
1936
G. K. Chesterton, English essayist, poet, playwright, and novelist (b. 1874)
1936
Hans Poelzig, German architect, painter, and designer, designed the IG Farben Building (b. 1869)
1933
Justinien de Clary, French target shooter (b. 1860)
1932
Dorimène Roy Desjardins, Canadian businesswoman, co-founded Desjardins Group (b. 1858)
1928
Emmeline Pankhurst, English activist and academic (b. 1857)
1927
Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (b. 1894)
1927
Jerome K. Jerome, English author (b. 1859)
1926
Mary Cassatt, American-French painter (b. 1843)
1923
Isabelle Bogelot, French philanthropist (b. 1838)
1920
Max Weber, German sociologist and economist (b. 1864)
1916
João Simões Lopes Neto, Brazilian author (b. 1865)
1914
Adlai Stevenson I, American lawyer and politician, 23rd Vice President of the United States (b. 1835)
1908
Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, English captain and politician, 6th Governor General of Canada (b. 1841)
1907
William Le Baron Jenney, American architect and engineer, designed the Home Insurance Building (b. 1832)
1907
Bartolomé Masó, Cuban soldier and politician (b. 1830)
1887
Mary Carpenter, English educational and social reformer (b. 1807)
1886
Alexander Ostrovsky, Russian director and playwright (b. 1823)
1883
Edward FitzGerald, English poet and author (b. 1809)
1864
Leonidas Polk, American general and bishop (b. 1806)
1837
Giacomo Leopardi, Italian poet and philosopher (b. 1798)
1825
Pierre Charles L'Enfant, French-American architect and engineer, designed Washington, D.C. (b. 1754)
1801
Benedict Arnold, American general during the American Revolution later turned British spy (b. 1741)
1800
Louis Desaix, French general (b. 1768)
1800
Jean-Baptiste Kléber, French general (b. 1753)
1794
Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford, English courtier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1718)
1746
Colin Maclaurin, Scottish mathematician (b. 1698)
1679
Guillaume Courtois, French painter and illustrator (b. 1628)
1674
Marin le Roy de Gomberville, French author and poet (b. 1600)
1662
Henry Vane the Younger, English-American politician, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1613)
1594
Orlande de Lassus, Flemish composer and educator (b. 1532)
1583
Shibata Katsuie, Japanese samurai (b. 1522)
1548
Carpentras, French composer (b. 1470)
1544
Antoine, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1489)
1516
John III of Navarre (b. 1469)
1497
Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia, Italian son of Pope Alexander VI (b. 1474)
1381
Simon Sudbury, English archbishop (b. 1316)
1349
Günther von Schwarzburg, German king (b. 1304)
1205
Walter III, Count of Brienne
1161
Emperor Qinzong of the Song dynasty (b. 1100)
976
Aron, Bulgarian nobleman
957
Guadamir, bishop of Vic (Spain)
847
Methodius I, patriarch of Constantinople
809
Ōtomo no Otomaro, Japanese general (b. 731)

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