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On This Day in History:  June 22

June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 192 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
NJ Lottery announces new evening draw times and other changes. The New Jersey Lottery is modernizing its core games line-up starting June 29 with a new draw time, new way to watch, and a bigger starting jackpot for Jersey Cash 5.
2018
California Lottery issues new rules for retailers after rash of thefts. A rash of thefts of California Lottery tickets in San Jose prompted the state this week to roll out a new system aimed at preventing store owners from paying out purloined scratchers.
2018
WV Lottery Commission establishes rules for sports betting. The West Virginia Lottery Commission has set its rules for sports betting in the state, following an emergency meeting Thursday.
2017
Lottery vending machines in Kansas may depend on whether lawmakers show up Monday. Your ability to buy lottery tickets from vending machines in Kansas may depend on how many lawmakers show up for the ceremonial last day of the session Monday.
2017
Pa. seniors worry expanded gambling will hurt lottery proceeds. A bill passed in the Pennsylvania House would allow casino-style gambling in airports, veterans halls, and truck stops.
2016
US Senate panel demands info in lottery scandal. A U.S. Senate oversight panel demanded Wednesday to know how state lotteries are increasing their security measures after an insider allegedly rigged jackpots for years to enrich himself and associates.
2016
$363 MILLION: Red hot Mega Millions jackpot set for Friday. After its months-long build-up, the multi-state Mega Millions jackpot is finally starting to increase rapidly as tickets are bring scooped up by loyal and casual players alike.
2015
$136M Powerball winner sued for 'dooring' cyclist. A Staten Island plumber who won a $136 million Powerball jackpot is being sued by Kieran Del Pasqua, who says he was sent flying when Perosi opened the door of his Ford F150 in a bike lane in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
2015
Ohio Lottery officials exploring other ways to pay winning-ticket holders. Ohio Lottery officials are considering new options to pay some winners because retailers now have less cash on hand to give out to those holding winning tickets.
2011
Ohio Lottery privatization critics getting louder. A chorus of critics across the political spectrum is rising up against plans by Ohio Republicans to privatize day-to-day operations of the state lottery and expand its reach into slots-like video lottery terminals at horse tracks.
2011
Damaging evidence against former Mass Lottery overseer. Former Massachusetts state treasurer Timothy P. Cahill was directly involved in the state lottery's decision to launch a $1.65 million taxpayer-funded advertising blitz seen as benefiting his campaign for governor last year, according to e-mails and other documents obtained by local media.
2010
N.M. Lottery rockin' out with new Kiss scratch game. Kiss, the iconic rock band that has sold more than 80 million albums, can now add the Kiss Scratcher Game to their staggering list of accomplishments.
2010
Two big Penn. Lottery prizes due to expire July 4. Two Pennsylvania Lottery winning tickets -- a Powerball ticket worth $200,000 and a Quinto evening ticket worth $50,000 from the July 4, 2009, drawings -- have yet to be presented for payment.
2010
N.C. Senate approves Internet sweepstakes ban. The North Carolina Senate passed a bill Monday night that would ban electronic sweepstakes in North Carolina.
2009
Georgia carpenter wins lottery twice in a week. One week after winning $1,000 in the Georgia Lottery, a 62-year-old carpenter struck it really big.
2009
N.C. town abuzz over $88M Powerball lottery jackpot win. There was one question just about everybody in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, wanted answered Sunday: Who bought the winning Powerball ticket worth $88.1 million?
2009
$39M lottery ticket sold at Santa Cruz store. One lucky Californian is holding a SuperLotto Plus lottery ticket worth $39 million.
2009
Arkansas Lottery targets Oct. 29 for first ticket sales. The Arkansas Lottery Commission set official target dates Friday for the first lottery tickets to go on sale: Oct. 29 for instant-win, scratch-off tickets and Dec. 14 for tickets for drawing games.
2007
Virginia man claims lottery raffle prize. Donnie Taylor, a 60-year-old retired graphics technician, has claimed his $1 million prize in the Virginia Lottery's latest sweepstakes, the Millionaire Raffle.
2007
Tyler man wins $1 million Texas Lottery jackpot. A Tyler man is a little richer after winning $1 million in the Texas Lottery.
2007
NJ Lottery to enforce child support withholdings from winners. A measure approved unanimously by the New Jersey State Assembly would require lottery officials to deduct outstanding debt before awarding prize money.
2007
$1 million lottery ticket was overlooked for weeks. A Tennessee man carried a winning Million $ Madness raffle ticket in his wallet for weeks after the drawing.
2006
$82 Million: California lottery jackpot keeps rolling. The jackpot in the California SuperLotto Plus lottery game grew to $82 million Thursday -- currently the largest lottery jackpot in the world.
2006
Illinois lottery privitization plan panned by tax group. An estimated $10 billion windfall from the sale or lease of the Illinois Lottery for state education funding would be short-lived, maintains a new report by the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, a Chicago-based fiscal policy think tank.
2005
CA Lottery spars with legislator over Mega Millions legality. California lottery officials told a Senate committee Tuesday that they had the power to join the multistate Mega Millions lotto game even though the authorization wasn't spelled out in the 1984 initiative that set up the lottery.
2005
Odds longer, prizes bigger as California joins Mega Millions. The odds of winning the Mega Millions lottery game got a bit longer on Wednesday, but the prizes also got sweeter.
2005
Mega Millions lottery goes on sale in California. Today, 35 million Californians get their first chance to buy a ticket on what may become the biggest lottery jackpot ever offered -- but the odds of winning a fortune are the longest ever seen.
2004
Florida man claims $6 million Lotto prize. A hairdresser became a millionaire after buying a winning Lotto ticket on a camping trip.
2004
Penn. Woman Admits Guilt in Lottery Scam. A woman in Scranton, Pennsylvania admitted she's guilty of running a lottery scam out of a convenient store.
2004
$145 million winner contacts lottery officials. The winner of Saturday's $145 million Lotto Texas jackpot who bought the ticket in El Paso contacted the Texas Lottery Commission on Monday.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$363 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 24, 2016
2.€185 Million
US$242.33 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 25, 2013
3.€173.8 Million
US$197.77 Million
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2019
4.$192 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2018
5.$184 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2016
6.€119 Million
US$169.05 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 24, 2011
7.$150 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2004
8.$134 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 23, 2017
9.$127 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2013
10.€98.36 Million
US$111.61 Million
Draw Date
Jun 23, 2016
11.$110 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 25, 2003
12.$108 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2019
13.€90 Million
US$104.85 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2018
14.$97 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 23, 2010
15.€59 Million
US$92.95 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 27, 2008
16.$89 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 23, 2007
17.$88 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 23, 1999
18.$82 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Jun 24, 2006
19.€73 Million
US$81.64 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 23, 2017
20.$79 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 24, 2017
21.$76 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 24, 2011
22.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 25, 2014
22.$70 Million
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2002
24.$68 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 23, 2009
25.€60.6 Million
US$67.61 Million
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2017

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1985
Saturday, Jun 22, 1985
35 years old
1982
Tuesday, Jun 22, 1982
38 years old
1977
Wednesday, Jun 22, 1977
43 years old
1976
Tuesday, Jun 22, 1976
44 years old
1973
Friday, Jun 22, 1973
47 years old
1972
Thursday, Jun 22, 1972
48 years old
1970
Monday, Jun 22, 1970
50 years old
1970
Monday, Jun 22, 1970
50 years old
1967
Thursday, Jun 22, 1967
53 years old
1965
Tuesday, Jun 22, 1965
55 years old
1964
Monday, Jun 22, 1964
56 years old
1964
Monday, Jun 22, 1964
56 years old
1964
Monday, Jun 22, 1964
56 years old
1962
Friday, Jun 22, 1962
58 years old
1959
Monday, Jun 22, 1959
61 years old
1959
Monday, Jun 22, 1959
61 years old
1958
Sunday, Jun 22, 1958
62 years old
1957
Saturday, Jun 22, 1957
63 years old
1947
Sunday, Jun 22, 1947
73 years old
1945
Friday, Jun 22, 1945
75 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2015
The Afghan National Assembly building is attacked by gunmen after a suicide bombing. All six of the gunmen are killed and 18 people are injured.
2012
Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo is removed from office by impeachment and succeeded by Federico Franco.
2012
A Turkish Air ForceMcDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II fighter plane is shot down by the Syrian Armed Forces, killing both of the plane's pilots and worsening already-strained relations between Turkey and Syria.
2009
A Washington D.C Metro train traveling southbound near Fort Totten stationcollides into another train waiting to enter the station. Nine people are killed in the collision (eight passengers and the train operator) and at least 80 others are injured.
2002
An earthquake measuring 6.5 Mwstrikes a region of northwestern Iran killing at least 261 people and injuring 1,300 others and eventually causing widespread public anger due to the slow official response.
1990
Cold War: Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled in Berlin.
1986
The famous Hand of God goal, scored by Diego Maradona in the quarter-finals of the 1986 FIFA World Cup match between Argentina and England, ignites controversy. This was later followed by the Goal of the Century. Argentina wins 2-1 and later goes on to win the World Cup.
1984
Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Gatwick Airport.
1978
Charon, Pluto's first satellite, was discovered at the United States Naval Observatory by James W. Christy.
1969
The Cuyahoga River catches fire in Cleveland, Ohio, drawing national attention to water pollution, and spurring the passing of the Clean Water Act and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.
1948
The ship HMT Empire Windrush brought the first group of 802 West Indian immigrants to Tilbury, marking the start of modern immigration to the United Kingdom.
1945
World War II: The Battle of Okinawa comes to an end.
1944
World War II: Opening day of the Soviet Union's Operation Bagration against the Army Group Centre.
1944
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs into law the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, commonly known as the G.I. Bill.
1942
World War II: Erwin Rommel is promoted to Field Marshal after the capture of Tobruk.
1942
The Pledge of Allegiance is formally adopted by US Congress.
1941
World War II: Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa.
1940
World War II: France is forced to sign the Second Compiègnearmistice with Germany, in the same railroad car in which the Germans signed the Armistice in 1918.
1921
Rif War: The Spanish Army suffers its worst military defeat in modern times to the Berbers of the Rif region of Spanish Morocco.
1918
The Hammond Circus Train Wreck kills 86 and injures 127 near Hammond, Indiana.
1911
George V and Mary of Teck are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
1907
The London Underground's Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway opens.
1898
Spanish-American War: The US Fifth Army Corpslands in Cuba.
1897
British colonial officers Charles Walter Rand and Lt. Charles Egerton Ayerst are assassinated in Pune, Maharashtra, India by the Chapekar brothers and Mahadeo Vinayak Ranade, who are later caught and hanged.
1893
The Royal NavybattleshipHMS Camperdown accidentally rams the British Mediterranean FleetflagshipHMS Victoria which sinks taking 358 crew with her, including the fleet's commander, Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon.
1870
The United States Department of Justice is created by the U.S. Congress.
1839
Cherokee leaders Major Ridge, John Ridge, and Elias Boudinot are assassinated for signing the Treaty of New Echota, which had resulted in the Trail of Tears.
1825
The British Parliament abolishes feudalism and the seigneurial system in British North America.
1813
War of 1812: After learning of American plans for a surprise attack on Beaver Dams in Ontario, Laura Secord sets out on a 30 kilometer journey on foot to warn Lieutenant James FitzGibbon.
1807
In the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair, the British warship HMS Leopard attacks and boards the American frigate USS Chesapeake.
1783
A poisonous cloud caused by the eruption of the Laki volcano in Iceland reaches Le Havre in France.
1774
The British pass the Quebec Act, setting out rules of governance for the colony of Quebec in British North America.
1633
The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe in the form he presented it in, after heated controversy.
1622
Portuguese forces repel a Dutch invasion at the Battle of Macau during the Dutch-Portuguese War.
1593
Battle of Sisak: Allied Christian troops defeat the Ottomans.
1527
Fatahillah expels Portuguese forces from Sunda Kelapa, now regarded as the foundation of Jakarta.
910
The Hungarians defeat the East Frankish army near the Rednitz River, killing its leader Gebhard, Duke of Lotharingia (Lorraine).
813
Battle of Versinikia: The Bulgars led by Krum defeat the Byzantine army near Edirne. Emperor Michael I is forced to abdicate in favor of Leo V the Armenian.
168 BC
Battle of Pydna: Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeat Macedonian King Perseus who surrenders after the battle, ending the Third Macedonian War.
217 BC
Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV Philopator of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom.

Births On This Day

2000
Chase Renz, American golfer
1996
Mikel Merino, Spanish footballer
1994
Sebastien Haller, French footballer
1994
Carlos Vinícius Santos de Jesus, Brazilian footballer
1993
Loris Karius, German footballer
1992
Ura Kazuki, Japanese sumo wrestler
1992
Harry Reid, British actor
1991
Hugo Mallo, Spanish footballer
1990
Kei Inoo, Japanese idol, actor, model, and singer
1990
Sebastian Jung, German footballer
1989
Cédric Mongongu, Congolese footballer
1989
Jung Yong-hwa, South Korean singer-songwriter and actor
1988
Omri Casspi, Israeli basketball player
1987
Lara Bingle, Australian model and television personality
1987
Danny Green, American basketball player
1987
Nikita Rukavytsya, Ukrainian-Australian footballer
1985
Thomas Leuluai, New Zealand rugby league player
1984
Dustin Johnson, American golfer
1984
Rubén Iván Martínez, Spanish footballer
1984
Jerome Taylor, Jamaican cricketer
1984
Janko Tipsarević, Serbian tennis player
1983
Allar Raja, Estonian rower
1982
Andoni Iraola, Spanish footballer
1982
Ian Kinsler, American baseball player
1982
Soraia Chaves, Portuguese actress and model
1981
Sione Lauaki, New Zealand rugby player
1981
Aquivaldo Mosquera, Colombian footballer
1980
Ilya Bryzgalov, Russian ice hockey player
1980
Stephanie Jacobsen, Hong Kong-Australian actress
1979
Joey Cheek, American speed skater
1979
Thomas Voeckler, French cyclist
1978
Champ Bailey, American football player
1978
Dan Wheldon, English racing driver (d. 2011)
1975
Urmas Reinsalu, Estonian academic and politician, 28th Estonian Minister of Defence
1974
Jo Cox, British MP (d. 2016)
1974
Joseph Vijay, Indian film actor
1973
Carson Daly, American radio and television host
1972
Damien Oliver, Australian jockey
1971
Gary Connolly, English rugby player
1971
Mary Lynn Rajskub, American actress and comedian
1971
Kurt Warner, American football player and sportscaster
1968
Darrell Armstrong, American basketball player and coach
1968
Miri Yu, Zainichi, Korean novelist
1966
Michael Park, English racing driver (d. 2005)
1966
Emmanuelle Seigner, French actress
1966
Dean Woods, Australian cyclist
1965
Uwe Boll, German director, producer, and screenwriter
1965
Ľubomír Moravčík, Czech footballer and manager
1964
Cadillac Anderson, American basketball player
1964
Amy Brenneman, American actress
1964
Dan Brown, American author and academic
1964
Miroslav Kadlec, Czech footballer
1963
Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 61st Yokozuna
1963
John Tenta, Canadian-American wrestler (d. 2006)
1962
Stephen Chow, Hong Kong actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1962
Bobby Gillespie, Scottish musician and singer-songwriter
1962
Clyde Drexler, American basketball player and coach
1962
Gerald Hillringhaus, German footballer
1961
Jimmy Somerville, Scottish singer-songwriter
1960
Erin Brockovich, American lawyer and environmentalist
1960
Margrit Klinger, German runner
1960
Tracy Pollan, American actress
1959
Michael Kinane, Irish jockey
1959
Nicola Sirkis, French singer-songwriter and guitarist
1959
Daniel Xuereb, French footballer
1958
Bruce Campbell, American actor, director, producer and writer
1957
Danny Baker, English journalist and screenwriter
1957
Garry Gary Beers, Australian bass player, songwriter, and producer
1957
Kevin Bond, English footballer and manager
1957
Michael Stratton, English geneticist and academic
1956
Darryl Brohman, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster
1956
Alfons De Wolf, Belgian cyclist
1956
Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistani agriculturist and politician, 25th Pakistani Minister of Foreign Affairs
1956
Tim Russ, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1956
Markus Schatte, German footballer, manager, and coach
1956
Derek Forbes, Scottish bass player and guitarist
1955
Green Gartside, Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist
1955
Christine Orengo, British academic and educator
1954
Freddie Prinze, American comedian and actor (d. 1977)
1953
Wim Eijk, Dutch cardinal
1953
Mauro Francaviglia, Italian mathematician and academic (d. 2013)
1953
Cyndi Lauper, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
1953
Bruce McAvaney, Australian journalist and sportscaster
1952
Graham Greene, Canadian actor
1952
Santokh Singh, Malaysian football player
1951
Brian Cookson, British cyclist and sports administrator
1951
Craig Gruber, American bass player (d. 2015)
1951
Humphrey Ocean, English painter and academic
1950
Sharon Maughan, English actress
1950
Adrian Năstase, Romanian lawyer and politician, 59th Prime Minister of Romania
1950
Greg Oliphant, Australian rugby league player
1950
Zenonas Petrauskas, Lithuanian lawyer and politician (d. 2009)
1950
Tom Alter, Indian actor (d. 2017)
1949
Larry Junstrom, American bass player
1949
Brian Leveson, English lawyer and judge
1949
Alan Osmond, American singer and producer
1949
Meryl Streep, American actress and singer
1949
Luís Filipe Vieira, Portuguese businessman
1949
Lindsay Wagner, American actress
1949
Elizabeth Warren, American academic and politician
1948
James Charteris, 13th Earl of Wemyss, Scottish businessman
1948
Todd Rundgren, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1947
Octavia E. Butler, American author (d. 2006)
1947
Howard Kaylan, American pop-rock singer-songwriter and musician (The Turtles; Flo & Eddie)
1947
Pete Maravich, American basketball player (d. 1988)
1947
Jerry Rawlings, Ghanaian lieutenant and politician, President of Ghana
1946
Linda Bond, Canadian 19th General of The Salvation Army
1946
Sheila Hollins, Baroness Hollins, English psychiatrist and academic
1946
Eliades Ochoa, Cuban singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1946
Józef Oleksy, Polish economist and politician, 7th Prime Minister of Poland (d. 2015)
1946
Stephen Waley-Cohen, English journalist and businessman
1945
Rainer Brüderle, German economist and politician, German Minister of Economics and Technology
1944
Peter Asher, English singer, guitarist, and producer
1944
Helmut Dietl, German director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
1943
Brit Hume, American journalist and author
1943
Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austrian actor and director
1941
Ed Bradley, American journalist (d. 2006)
1941
Terttu Savola, Finnish journalist and politician
1940
Joan Busfield, English sociologist, psychologist, and academic
1940
Hubert Chesshyre, English historian and author
1940
Abbas Kiarostami, Iranian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2016)
1940
Esther Rantzen, English journalist
1939
Don Matthews, American-Canadian football player and coach (d.2017)
1939
Ed Paschke, Polish-American painter and academic (d. 2004)
1937
Chris Blackwell, English record producer, co-founded Island Records
1937
Bernie McGann, Australian saxophonist and composer (d. 2013)
1936
Kris Kristofferson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1936
Ferran Olivella, Spanish footballer
1936
Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian accordion player and composer
1934
James Bjorken, American physicist, author, and academic
1933
Dianne Feinstein, American politician
1932
Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, Princess of Iran (d. 2001)
1932
Yevgeny Kychanov, Russian orientalist, historian, and academic (d. 2013)
1932
Amrish Puri, Indian actor (d. 2005)
1932
June Salter, Australian actress (d. 2001)
1932
Prunella Scales, English actress
1932
John Wakeham, Baron Wakeham, English businessman and politician, Leader of the House of Lords
1930
Yury Artyukhin, Russian colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 1998)
1930
Walter Bonatti, Italian journalist and mountaineer (d. 2011)
1929
Bruce Kent, English activist and laicised Roman Catholic priest
1928
Ralph Waite, American actor and director (d. 2014)
1927
Anthony Low, Indian-English historian and academic (d. 2015)
1926
George Englund, American film editor, director, producer and actor (d. 2017)
1926
Rachid Solh, Lebanese politician, 48th Prime Minister of Lebanon (d. 2014)
1926
Doreen Mantle, South African-English actress
1924
Christopher Booth, English clinician and historian (d. 2012)
1924
Larkin Kerwin, Canadian physicist and academic (d. 2004)
1923
José Giovanni, French-Swiss director and screenwriter (d. 2004)
1922
Bill Blass, American fashion designer, founded Bill Blass Group (d. 2002)
1922
Clair Cameron Patterson, American scientist (d. 1995)
1921
Joseph Papp, American director and producer (d. 1991)
1921
Barbara Vucanovich, American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
1921
Radovan Ivšić, Croatian writer (d. 2009)
1920
James H. Pomerene, American computer scientist and engineer (d. 2008)
1920
Jovito Salonga, Filipino lawyer and politician, 14th President of the Senate of the Philippines (d. 2016)
1919
Gower Champion, American dancer and choreographer (d. 1980)
1919
Henri Tajfel, Polish social psychologist (d. 1982)
1919
Clifton McNeely, American basketball player and coach (d. 2003)
1918
Cicely Saunders, English Anglican nurse, social worker, physician and writer (d. 2005)
1916
Johnny Jacobs, American television announcer (d. 1982)
1916
Richard Eastham, American actor (d. 2005)
1916
Emil Fackenheim, Jewish philosopher and Reform rabbi (d. 2003)
1915
Dolf van der Linden, Dutch conductor and composer (d. 1999)
1915
Cornelius Warmerdam, American pole vaulter and coach (d. 2001)
1915
Randolph Hokanson, American pianist
1915
Thomas Quinn Curtiss, American writer, and film and theatre critic (d. 2000)
1914
Mei Zhi, Chinese author and essayist (d. 2004)
1913
Sándor Weöres, Hungarian poet and author (d. 1989)
1912
Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1983)
1912
Raymonde Allain, French model and actress (d. 2008)
1911
Vernon Kirby, South African tennis player
1910
John Hunt, Baron Hunt, Indian-English lieutenant and mountaineer (d. 1998)
1910
Anne Ziegler, English singer (d. 2003)
1910
Konrad Zuse, German computer scientist and engineer, invented the Z3 computer (d. 1995)
1909
Katherine Dunham, American dancer and choreographer (d. 2006)
1909
Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Spanish aristocratic (d. 2002)
1909
Mike Todd, American producer and manager (d. 1958)
1907
Eriks Ādamsons, Latvian writer, poet, and novelist (d. 1946)
1906
William Kneale, English logician and philosopher (d. 1990)
1906
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American pilot and author (d. 2001)
1906
Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2002)
1903
John Dillinger, American criminal (d. 1934)
1903
Carl Hubbell, American baseball player (d. 1988)
1902
Marguerite De La Motte, American actress (d. 1950)
1901
Elias Katz, Finnish runner and coach (d. 1947)
1900
Oskar Fischinger, German-American abstract artist, filmmaker, and painter (d. 1967)
1899
Richard Gurley Drew, American engineer, invented Masking tape (d. 1980)
1899
Michał Kalecki, Polish economist and academic (d. 1970)
1898
Erich Maria Remarque, German-Swiss soldier and author (d. 1970)
1897
Edmund A. Chester, American journalist and broadcaster (d. 1973)
1897
Norbert Elias, German-Dutch sociologist and philosopher (d. 1990)
1896
Leonard W. Murray, Canadian admiral (d. 1971)
1894
Bernard Ashmole, English archaeologist and art historian (d. 1988)
1892
Robert Ritter von Greim, German general and pilot (d. 1945)
1891
Franz Alexander, Hungarian psychoanalyst and physician (d. 1964)
1890
Aleksander Warma, Estonian commander and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Estonia in exile (d. 1970)
1888
Harold Hitz Burton, American lawyer and politician, 45th Mayor of Cleveland (d. 1964)
1887
Julian Huxley, English biologist and academic (d. 1975)
1885
Milan Vidmar, Slovenian engineer and chess player (d. 1962)
1884
James Rector, American sprinter and lawyer (d. 1949)
1880
Johannes Drost, Dutch swimmer (d. 1954)
1879
Thibaudeau Rinfret, Canadian lawyer and jurist, 9th Chief Justice of Canada (d. 1962)
1876
Pascual Díaz y Barreto, Mexican archbishop (d. 1936)
1874
Walter Friedrich Otto, German philologist and scholar (d. 1958)
1873
Filippo Silvestri, Italian entomologist and academic (d. 1949)
1871
William McDougall, English psychologist and polymath (d. 1938)
1864
Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician and academic (d. 1909)
1861
Maximilian von Spee, Danish-German admiral (d. 1914)
1856
Henry Rider Haggard, English novelist (d. 1925)
1855
Samuel Morris, Australian cricketer (d. 1931)
1845
Tom Dula, American soldier (d. 1868)
1845
Richard Seddon, English-New Zealand politician, 15th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1906)
1844
Oscar von Gebhardt, German theologian and academic (d. 1906)
1837
Paul Morphy, American chess player (d. 1884)
1837
Ernst Ziller, German-Greek architect, designed the Presidential Mansion (d. 1923)
1834
William Chester Minor, American surgeon and linguist (d. 1920)
1820
James Hutchison Stirling, Scottish physician and philosopher (d. 1909)
1805
Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian journalist and politician (d. 1872)
1792
James Beaumont Neilson, Scottish engineer and businessman (d. 1865)
1767
Wilhelm von Humboldt, German philosopher, academic, and politician, Interior Minister of Prussia (d. 1835)
1763
Étienne Méhul, French pianist and composer (d. 1817)
1757
George Vancouver, English lieutenant and explorer (d. 1798)
1738
Jacques Delille, French poet and translator (d. 1813)
1713
John Sackville, English cricketer and politician (d. 1765)
1704
John Taylor, English author and scholar (d. 1766)
1684
Francesco Manfredini, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1762)
1680
Ebenezer Erskine, Scottish minister and theologian (d. 1754)
1593
Sir John Gell, 1st Baronet, English politician and militarian (d. 1671)
1510
Alessandro de' Medici, duke of Florence (d. 1537)
1477
Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset, English nobleman (d. 1530)
1450
Eleanor of Naples, duchess of Ferrara (d. 1493)
1427
Lucrezia Tornabuoni, Italian writer and wife of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici (d. 1482)
1373
Elizabeth Bonifacia, heiress of Poland (d. 1399)
1000
Robert I, duke of Normandy (d. 1035)
916
Sayf al-Dawla, founder of the Emirate of Aleppo (d. 967)
662
Rui Zong, emperor of the Tang Dynasty (d. 716)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Vinnie Paul, American musician (b. 1964)
2017
Mao Kobayashi, Japanese newscaster and actress (b. 1982)
2017
Quett Masire, Botswanan politician (b. 1926)
2015
James Horner, American composer and conductor (b. 1953)
2014
Fouad Ajami, Lebanese-American author and academic (b. 1945)
2014
Rama Narayanan, Indian director and producer (b. 1949)
2013
Henning Larsen, Danish architect, designed the Copenhagen Opera House (b. 1925)
2013
Allan Simonsen, Danish race car driver (b. 1978)
2012
Juan Luis Galiardo, Spanish actor and producer (b. 1922)
2011
Coşkun Özarı, Turkish footballer and coach (b. 1931)
2008
Natalia Bekhtereva, Russian neuroscientist and psychologist (b. 1924)
2008
George Carlin, American comedian, actor, and author (b. 1937)
2008
Dody Goodman, American actress and dancer (b. 1914)
2007
Erik Parlevliet, Dutch field hockey player (b. 1964)
2004
Bob Bemer, American computer scientist and engineer (b. 1920)
2004
Mattie Stepanek, American poet and author (b. 1990)
2003
Vasil Bykaŭ, Belarusian war novelist (b. 1924)
1997
Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer-songwriter (b. 1956)
1997
Gérard Pelletier, Canadian journalist and politician (b. 1919)
1995
Leonid Derbenyov, Russian poet and songwriter (b. 1931)
1995
Al Hansen, American sculptor and author (b. 1927)
1993
Pat Nixon, American educator, 44th First Lady of the United States (b. 1912)
1990
Ilya Frank, Russian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1908)
1988
Dennis Day, American singer and actor (b. 1916)
1987
Fred Astaire, American actor and dancer (b. 1899)
1984
Joseph Losey, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1909)
1979
Louis Chiron, Monégasque race car driver (b. 1899)
1977
Jacqueline Audry, French director and screenwriter (b. 1908)
1977
Peter Laughner, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs and Pere Ubu) (b. 1952)
1974
Darius Milhaud, French composer and educator (b. 1892)
1970
Đặng Thùy Trâm, Vietnamese surgeon and author (b. 1942)
1969
Judy Garland, American actress and singer (b. 1922)
1966
Thaddeus Shideler, American hurdler (b. 1883)
1965
David O. Selznick, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1902)
1964
Havank, Dutch journalist and author (b. 1904)
1959
Hermann Brill, German educator and politician, 8th Minister-President of Thuringia (b. 1895)
1956
Walter de la Mare, English poet, short story writer and novelist (b. 1873)
1945
Isamu Chō, Japanese general (b. 1895)
1945
Mitsuru Ushijima, Japanese general (b. 1887)
1942
August Froehlich, German priest and activist (b. 1891)
1940
Monty Noble, Australian cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1873)
1938
C. J. Dennis, Australian poet and author (b. 1876)
1936
Moritz Schlick, German-Austrian physicist and philosopher (b. 1882)
1935
Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian and diplomat (b. 1866)
1933
Tim Birkin, English racing driver and lieutenant (b. 1896)
1931
Armand Fallières, French politician, 9th President of France (b. 1841)
1928
A. B. Frost, American illustrator and painter (b. 1851)
1925
Felix Klein, German mathematician and academic (b. 1849)
1913
Ștefan Octavian Iosif, Romanian poet and translator (b. 1875)
1905
Francis Lubbock, American colonel and politician, 9th Governor of Texas (b. 1815)
1894
Alexandre-Antonin Taché, Canadian archbishop and missionary (b. 1823)
1892
Pierre Ossian Bonnet, French mathematician and academic (b. 1819)
1874
Howard Staunton, English chess player (b. 1810)
1872
Rudecindo Alvarado, Argentinian general (b. 1792)
1868
Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (b. 1801)
1766
Carlo Zimech, Maltese priest and painter (b. 1696)
1714
Matthew Henry, Welsh minister and author (b. 1662)
1699
Josiah Child, English merchant, economist, and politician (b. 1630)
1664
Katherine Philips, Anglo-Welsh poet (b. 1631)
1634
Johann von Aldringen, Austrian field marshal (b. 1588)
1632
James Whitelocke, English judge and politician, Chief Justice of Chester (b. 1570)
1535
John Fisher, English bishop and saint (b. 1469)
1521
Leonardo Loredan, Italian politician, 76th Doge of Venice (b. 1436)
1429
Jamshīd al-Kāshī, Persian astronomer and mathematician (b. 1380)
1343
Aimone, Count of Savoy (b. 1291)
1276
Innocent V, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1225)
1101
Roger I of Sicily, Norman nobleman (b. 1031)
1017
Leo Passianos, Byzantine general
947
Qian Hongzuo, king of Wuyue (b. 928)
910
Gebhard, Frankish nobleman
910
Gerhard I, Frankish nobleman
431
Paulinus of Nola, Christian bishop and poet (b. 354)

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