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On This Day in History:  June 28

June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 186 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Florida Gov. vetoes bill to require warnings on lottery tickets. A bill that would have required warnings on all Florida Lottery tickets will not become a law.
2017
Iowa Lottery promises to work harder to stop cheaters. Iowa Lottery officials pledged Tuesday to tighten security of lottery tickets and bolster efforts to obtain restitution from persons convicted of lottery-related crimes.
2016
$390 MILLION: Huge Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs tonight. After an astounding 31 drawings without a grand prize winner, Mega Millions features an enormous jackpot promising multi-generational wealth to a ticketholder with enough luck to overcome the 1 in 259 million odds stacked against them.
2012
NAACP wants Texas Lottery shut down. The Dallas chapter of the NAACP wants to stop seeing low income Texans pumping money into the state lottery by putting it out of business.
2010
Lottery mistake wins Ohio store clerk $250,000. An Ohio store clerk's mistake when printing a Mega Millions lottery ticket has won her $250,000.
2005
S.C. Lottery posts wrong numbers; causes pay off problems. A South Carolina auditor certified the wrong number in Friday's Palmetto Cash Five lottery drawing, making several players happy when their prizes were increased.
2004
July El Gordo Sales End in One Day. A last-minute flurry of excitement is expected at El Gordo Online, where sales end Tuesday night at midnight for the world's biggest lottery draw to be held July 3.
2004
Heavy Sales Push Mega Millions Jackpot to $220 Million. With the excitement growing in anticipation of Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing, lottery forecasters today revised the estimated jackpot upward to $220 million.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$390 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2016
2.$232 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2018
3.$222 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2016
4.$220 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2004
5.€178.1 Million
US$202.59 Million
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2019
6.€132 Million
US$189.01 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2011
7.$158 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2017
8.$145 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 30, 1999
9.$137 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2019
10.$135 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2003
11.€100 Million
US$114.18 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2017
12.€100.15 Million
US$110.82 Million
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2016
13.€90 Million
US$105.05 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2018
14.$94 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2009
15.$92 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2017
16.$91 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2007
17.$90 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2006
18.$88 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2011
19.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2014
20.$76 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2011
21.$75 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2008
21.$75 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2012
23.$74 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2015
24.€58 Million
US$72.8 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2006
25.€63.59 Million
US$72.64 Million
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2017

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1991
Friday, Jun 28, 1991
29 years old
1981
Sunday, Jun 28, 1981
39 years old
1981
Sunday, Jun 28, 1981
39 years old
1977
Tuesday, Jun 28, 1977
43 years old
1973
Thursday, Jun 28, 1973
47 years old
1963
Friday, Jun 28, 1963
57 years old
1962
Thursday, Jun 28, 1962
58 years old
1962
Thursday, Jun 28, 1962
58 years old
1953
Sunday, Jun 28, 1953
67 years old
1949
Tuesday, Jun 28, 1949
71 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2016
A terrorist attack in Turkey's Istanbul Atatürk Airport kills 42 people and injures more than 230 others.
2009
Honduran president Manuel Zelaya is ousted by a local military coup following a failed request to hold a referendum to rewrite the Honduran Constitution. This was the start of the 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis.
2004
Iraq War: Sovereign power is handed to the interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the U.S.-led rule of that nation.
2001
Slobodan Milošević is extradited to the ICTY in The Hague to stand trial.
1997
Holyfield-Tyson II: Mike Tyson is disqualified in the third round for biting a piece off Evander Holyfield's ear.
1989
On the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo, Slobodan Milošević delivers the Gazimestan speech at the site of the historic battle.
1987
For the first time in military history, a civilian population is targeted for chemical attack when Iraqi warplanes bombed the Iranian town of Sardasht.
1981
A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of the Islamic Republican Party.
1978
The United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke bars quota systems in college admissions.
1976
The Angolan court sentences US and UK mercenaries to death sentences and prison terms in the Luanda Trial.
1973
Elections are held for the Northern Ireland Assembly, which will lead to power-sharing between unionists and nationalists in Northern Ireland for the first time.
1969
Stonewall riots begin in New York City, marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
1964
Malcolm X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
1956
in Poznań, workers from HCP factory go to the streets, sparking one of the first major protests against communist government both in Poland and Europe.
1950
Korean War: Suspected communist sympathizers (between as many as 100,000 to 200,000) are executed in the Bodo League massacre.
1950
Korean War: Packed with its own refugees fleeing Seoul and leaving their 5th Division stranded, South Korean forces blow up the Hangang Bridge in an attempt to slow North Korea's offensive. The city falls later that day.
1950
Korean War: North Korean Army conducts the Seoul National University Hospital massacre.
1948
Cold War: The Tito-Stalin Split results in the expulsion of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia from the Cominform.
1948
Boxer Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era.
1945
Poland's Soviet-allied Provisional Government of National Unity is formed over a month after V-E Day.
1942
World War II: Nazi Germany starts its strategic summer offensive against the Soviet Union, codenamed Case Blue.
1940
Romania cedes Bessarabia (current-day Moldova) to the Soviet Union after facing an ultimatum.
1936
The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
1926
Mercedes-Benz is formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging their two companies.
1922
The Irish Civil War begins with the shelling of the Four Courts in Dublin by Free State forces.
1921
Serbian King Alexander I proclaims the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.
1919
The Treaty of Versailles is signed, ending the state of war between Germany and the Allies of World War I.
1917
World War I: Greece joins the Allied powers.
1914
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo; this is the casus belli of World War I.
1911
The Nakhla meteorite, the first one to suggest signs of aqueous processes on Mars, falls to Earth, landing in Egypt.
1904
The SS Norge runs aground on Hasselwood Rock in the North Atlantic 430 kilometres (270 mi) northwest of Ireland. More than 635 people die during the sinking.
1902
The U.S. Congress passes the Spooner Act, authorizing President Theodore Roosevelt to acquire rights from Colombia for the Panama Canal.
1896
An explosion in the Newton Coal Company's Twin Shaft Mine in Pittston, Pennsylvania results in a massive cave-in that kills 58 miners.
1895
The United States Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis' claim to Barony of Arizona is "wholly fictitious and fraudulent."
1894
Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.
1882
The Anglo-French Convention of 1882 marks the territorial boundaries between Guinea and Sierra Leone.
1881
The Austro-Serbian Alliance of 1881 is secretly signed.
1880
Australian bushrangerNed Kelly is captured at Glenrowan.
1865
The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
1859
The first conformation dog show is held in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
1855
Sigma Chifraternity is founded in North America.
1846
Adolphe Sax patents the saxophone.
1841
The Paris Opera Ballet premieres Giselle in the Salle Le Peletier.
1838
Coronation of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
1807
Second British invasion of the Río de la Plata; John Whitelocke lands at Ensenada on an attempt to recapture Buenos Aires and is defeated by the locals.
1797
French troops disembark in Corfu, beginning the French rule in the Ionian Islands.
1778
American Revolutionary War: The American Continentals engage the British in the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse resulting in standstill and British withdrawal under cover of darkness.
1776
American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Sullivan's Island ends with the American victory, leading to the commemoration of Carolina Day.
1776
American Revolutionary War: Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition.
1745
A New England colonial army captures the French fortifications at Louisbourg (New Style).
1709
Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
1651
The Battle of Berestechko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
1635
Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
1575
Sengoku period of Japan: The combined forces of Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu are victorious in the Battle of Nagashino.
1519
Charles V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
1461
Edward IV is crowned King of England.
1360
Muhammed VI becomes the tenth Nasrid king of Granada after killing his brother-in-law Ismail II.
1098
Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
572
Assassination of Alboin, King of the Lombards.

Births On This Day

2002
Marta Kostyuk, Ukrainian tennis player
1999
Markéta Vondroušová, Czech tennis player
1996
Donna Vekić, Croatian tennis player
1995
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, South African model, Miss Universe 2017
1994
Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan
1993
Bradley Beal, American basketball player
1992
Oscar Hiljemark, Swedish footballer
1991
Seohyun, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress
1991
Kevin De Bruyne, Belgian footballer
1991
Kang Min-hyuk, South Korean singer, drummer, and actor
1989
Jason Clark, Australian rugby league player
1989
Andrew Fifita, Australian rugby league player
1989
David Fifita, Australian rugby league player
1989
Julia Zlobina, Russian-Azerbaijani figure skater
1989
Markiplier, American internet personality
1989
Nicole Rottmann, Austrian tennis player
1987
Sonata Tamošaitytė, Lithuanian hurdler
1987
Terrence Williams, American basketball player
1986
Kellie Pickler, American singer-songwriter
1985
Phil Bardsley, English footballer
1985
Colt Hynes, American baseball player
1982
Ibrahim Camejo, Cuban long jumper
1981
Savage, New Zealand rapper
1981
Michael Crafter, Australian singer-songwriter
1981
Guillermo Martínez, Cuban javelin thrower
1981
Brandon Phillips, American baseball player
1980
Jevgeni Novikov, Estonian footballer
1979
Randy McMichael, American football player
1979
Neil Shanahan, Irish race car driver (d. 1999)
1979
Florian Zeller, French author and playwright
1978
Simon Larose, Canadian tennis player
1977
Chris Spurling, American baseball player
1977
Mark Stoermer, American bass player, songwriter, and producer (The Killers)
1977
Harun Tekin, Turkish singer and guitarist
1976
Shinobu Asagoe, Japanese tennis player
1975
Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish singer-songwriter, and guitarist (d. 2006)
1973
Adrián Annus, Hungarian hammer thrower
1973
Corey Koskie, Canadian baseball player
1972
Ngô Bảo Châu, Vietnamese-French mathematician and academic
1972
Chris Leslie, English politician, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
1972
Alessandro Nivola, American actor
1971
Lorenzo Amoruso, Italian footballer
1971
Fabien Barthez, French footballer
1971
Bobby Hurley, American basketball player and coach
1971
Ron Mahay, American baseball player and scout
1971
Elon Musk, South African-born American businessman
1971
Aileen Quinn, American actress and singer
1970
Mushtaq Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer and coach
1970
Tom Merritt, American journalist
1970
Mike White, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1969
Tichina Arnold, American actress and singer
1969
Stéphane Chapuisat, Swiss footballer
1969
Fabrizio Mori, Italian hurdler
1968
Chayanne, Puerto Rican-American singer-songwriter and actor
1967
Leona Aglukkaq, Canadian politician, 7th Canadian Minister of Health
1967
Gil Bellows, Canadian actor and producer
1967
Zhong Huandi, Chinese runner
1967
Lars Riedel, German discus thrower
1966
Peeter Allik, Estonian painter and illustrator
1966
Bobby Bare Jr., American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1966
John Cusack, American actor and screenwriter
1966
Mary Stuart Masterson, American actress
1965
Jessica Hecht, American actress
1965
Tiaan Strauss, South African rugby player
1964
Mark Grace, American baseball player and sportscaster
1964
Bernie McCahill, New Zealand rugby player
1964
Dan Stains, Australian rugby league player and coach
1964
Steve Williamson, English saxophonist and composer
1963
Peter Baynham, Welsh actor, producer, and screenwriter
1963
Charlie Clouser, American keyboard player, songwriter, and producer
1962
Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu, Romanian long jumper
1962
Artur Hajzer, Polish mountaineer (d. 2013)
1962
Ann-Louise Skoglund, Swedish hurdler
1961
Jeff Malone, American basketball player and coach
1960
John Elway, American football player and manager
1960
Roland Melanson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1959
Clint Boon, English singer and keyboard player
1959
John Shelley, British illustrator
1958
Donna Edwards, American lawyer and politician
1958
Félix Gray, Tunisian-French singer-songwriter
1957
Lance Nethery, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1957
Georgi Parvanov, Bulgarian historian and politician, 4th President of Bulgaria
1957
Mike Skinner, American race car driver
1957
Jim Spanarkel, American basketball player and sportscaster
1956
Amira Hass, Israeli journalist and author
1956
Noel Mugavin, Australian footballer and coach
1955
Shirley Cheriton, British actress
1954
A. A. Gill, Scottish author and critic (d. 2016)
1954
Alice Krige, South African actress
1952
Enis Batur, Turkish poet and author
1952
Pietro Mennea, Italian sprinter and politician (d. 2013)
1952
Jean-Christophe Rufin, French physician and author
1951
Mick Cronin, Australian rugby league player and coach
1951
Mark Shand, English conservationist and author (d. 2014)
1951
Lalla Ward, English actress and author
1950
Philip Fowke, English pianist and educator
1950
Mauricio Rojas, Chilean-Swedish economist and politician
1950
Chris Speier, American baseball player and coach
1949
Don Baylor, American baseball player and coach (d. 2017)
1948
Kathy Bates, American actress
1948
Sergei Bodrov, Russian-American director, producer, and screenwriter
1948
Deborah Moggach, English author and screenwriter
1948
Daniel Wegner, Canadian-American psychologist and academic (d. 2013)
1947
Mark Helprin, American novelist and journalist
1947
Laura Tyson, American economist and academic
1946
Robert Asprin, American soldier and author (d. 2008)
1946
Bruce Davison, American actor and director
1946
David Duckham, English rugby player
1946
Robert Xavier Rodríguez, American classical composer
1946
Jaime Guzmán, Chilean lawyer and politician (d. 1991)
1946
Gilda Radner, American actress and comedian (d. 1989)
1945
Ken Buchanan, Scottish boxer
1945
David Knights, English bass player and producer (Procol Harum)
1945
Raul Seixas, Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1989)
1945
Türkan Şoray, Turkish actress, director, and screenwriter
1943
Jens Birkemose, Danish painter
1943
Donald Johanson, American paleontologist and academic
1943
Klaus von Klitzing, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1942
Chris Hani, South African politician (d. 1993)
1942
Hans-Joachim Walde, German decathlete (d. 2013)
1942
Frank Zane, American professional bodybuilder and author
1941
Al Downing, American baseball player and sportscaster
1941
Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist and academic, developed the OBJ language (d. 2006)
1941
David Johnston, Canadian academic, lawyer, and politician, 28th Governor-General of Canada
1940
Karpal Singh, Malaysian lawyer and politician (d. 2014)
1940
Muhammad Yunus, Bangladeshi economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1939
Klaus Schmiegel, German chemist
1938
John Byner, American actor and comedian
1938
Leon Panetta, American lawyer and politician, 23rd United States Secretary of Defense
1938
S. Sivamaharajah, Sri Lankan Tamil newspaper publisher and politician (d. 2006)
1938
Simon Douglas-Pennant, 7th Baron Penrhyn, British baron
1937
George Knudson, Canadian golfer (d. 1989)
1937
Fernand Labrie, Canadian endocrinologist and academic
1937
Ron Luciano, American baseball player and umpire (d. 1995)
1936
Chuck Howley, American football player
1935
John Inman, English actor (d. 2007)
1934
Robert Carswell, Baron Carswell, Northern Irish lawyer and judge, Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland
1934
Roy Gilchrist, Jamaican cricketer (d. 2001)
1934
Bette Greene, American journalist and author
1934
Carl Levin, American lawyer and politician
1934
Georges Wolinski, Tunisian-French journalist and cartoonist (d. 2015)
1933
Gusty Spence, Northern Irish loyalist and politician (d. 2011)
1932
Pat Morita, American actor (d. 2005)
1931
Hans Alfredson, Swedish actor, director, and screenwriter
1931
Junior Johnson, American race car driver
1931
Lucien Victor, Belgian cyclist (d. 1995)
1930
William C. Campbell, Irish-American biologist and parasitologist, Nobel Prize laureate
1930
Itamar Franco, Brazilian engineer and politician, 33rd President of Brazil (d. 2011)
1930
Jack Gold, English director and producer (d. 2015)
1929
Alfred Miodowicz, Polish politician
1928
Hans Blix, Swedish politician and diplomat, 33rd Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs
1928
Patrick Hemingway, American writer
1928
Harold Evans, English-American historian and journalist
1928
Peter Heine, South African cricketer (d. 2005)
1928
Cyril Smith, English politician (d. 2010)
1927
Correlli Barnett, English historian and author
1927
Frank Sherwood Rowland, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)
1926
George Booth, American cartoonist
1926
Mel Brooks, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1926
Robert Ledley, American academic and inventor (d. 2012)
1925
Ray Boyle, American actor
1924
Roy Austen-Smith, Royal Air Force officer
1923
Pete Candoli, American trumpet player (d. 2008)
1923
Adolfo Schwelm Cruz, Argentinian race car driver (d. 2012)
1923
Gaye Stewart, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2010)
1922
Lloyd La Beach, Panamanian sprinter and long jumper (d. 1999)
1922
Hans Frauenfelder, American physicist and biophysicist
1921
P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of India (d. 2004)
1920
Clarissa Eden, Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1919
Joseph P. Lordi, American government official (d. 1983)
1918
William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw, Scottish-English politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1999)
1917
A. E. Hotchner, American author and playwright
1914
Aribert Heim, Austrian SS physician and Nazi war criminal (d. 1992)
1913
Franz Antel, Austrian director and producer (d. 2007)
1913
George Lloyd, English soldier and composer (d. 1998)
1913
Walter Oesau, German colonel and pilot (d. 1944)
1912
Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, German physicist and philosopher (d. 2007)
1909
Eric Ambler, English author and screenwriter (d. 1998)
1907
Jimmy Mundy, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1983)
1907
Yvonne Sylvain, First female Haitian physician (d. 1989)
1906
Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Polish-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)
1906
Mazie Ford, American supercentenarian
1902
Richard Rodgers, American playwright and composer (d. 1979)
1894
Francis Hunter, American tennis player (d. 1981)
1893
August Zamoyski, Polish-French sculptor (d. 1970)
1892
Carl Panzram, American serial killer (d. 1930)
1891
Esther Forbes, American historian and author (d. 1968)
1891
Carl Andrew Spaatz, American general (d. 1974)
1888
George Challenor, Barbadian cricketer (d. 1947)
1888
Stefi Geyer, Hungarian violinist and educator (d. 1956)
1884
Lamina Sankoh, Sierra Leonean banker and politician (d. 1964)
1883
Pierre Laval, French soldier and politician, 101st Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)
1880
John Meyers, American swimmer and water polo player (d. 1971)
1879
Wilhelm Steinkopf, German chemist (d. 1949)
1875
Henri Lebesgue, French mathematician and academic (d. 1941)
1873
Alexis Carrel, French surgeon and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1944)
1867
Luigi Pirandello, Italian dramatist, novelist, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1936)
1852
Charles Cruft, English showman, founded Crufts Dog Show (d. 1938)
1844
John Boyle O'Reilly, Irish-born poet, journalist and fiction writer (d. 1890)
1836
Emmanuel Rhoides, Greek journalist and author (d. 1904)
1831
Joseph Joachim, Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1907)
1825
Emil Erlenmeyer, German chemist (d. 1909)
1824
Paul Broca, French physician, anatomist, and anthropologist (d. 1880)
1742
William Hooper, American physician, lawyer, and politician (d. 1790)
1734
Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier, French organist and composer (d. 1794)
1719
Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, French general and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1785)
1712
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss philosopher and polymath (d. 1778)
1703
John Wesley, English cleric and theologian (d. 1791)
1653
Muhammad Azam Shah, Mughal emperor (d. 1707)
1641
Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien, consort to King John III Sobieski (d. 1716)
1604
Heinrich Albert, German composer and poet (d. 1651)
1582
William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English politician (d. 1662)
1577
Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter and diplomat (d. 1640)
1573
Henry Danvers, 1st Earl of Danby, English noble (d. 1644)
1560
Giovanni Paolo Lascaris, Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller (d. 1657)
1557
Philip Howard, 20th Earl of Arundel, English nobleman (d. 1595)
1547
Cristofano Malvezzi, Italian organist and composer (d. 1599)
1503
Giovanni della Casa, Italian author and poet (d. 1556)
1491
Henry VIII of England (d. 1547)
1490
Albert of Mainz, German archbishop (d. 1545)
1476
Pope Paul IV (d. 1559)
1444
Charlotte, Queen of Cyprus (d. 1487)
1243
Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (d. 1304)
751
Carloman I, king of the Franks (d. 771)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Harlan Ellison, American writer (b. 1934)
2016
Scotty Moore, American guitarist (b. 1931)
2016
Pat Summitt, American women's college basketball head coach (b. 1952)
2016
Buddy Ryan, American football coach (b. 1931)
2015
Jack Carter, American actor and comedian (b. 1922)
2015
Jope Seniloli, Fijian politician, Vice-President of Fiji (b. 1939)
2015
Wally Stanowski, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1919)
2014
Seymour Barab, American cellist and composer (b. 1921)
2014
Jim Brosnan, American baseball player (b. 1929)
2014
On Kawara, Japanese painter (b. 1933)
2014
Meshach Taylor, American actor (b. 1947)
2013
Ted Hood, American sailor and architect (b. 1927)
2013
Tamás Katona, Hungarian historian and politician (b. 1932)
2013
Kenneth Minogue, New Zealand-Australian political scientist and academic (b. 1930)
2013
F. D. Reeve, American author and academic (b. 1928)
2013
David Rubitsky, American sergeant (b. 1917)
2012
Richard Isay, American psychiatrist and author (b. 1934)
2012
Leontine T. Kelly, American bishop (b. 1920)
2012
Robert Sabatier, French author and poet (b. 1923)
2012
Doris Sams, American baseball player (b. 1927)
2010
Robert Byrd, American lawyer and politician (b. 1917)
2009
A. K. Lohithadas, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1955)
2009
Billy Mays, American TV personality (b. 1958)
2007
Eugene B. Fluckey, American admiral, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1913)
2007
Kiichi Miyazawa, Japanese lawyer and politician, 78th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1919)
2006
Jim Baen, American publisher, founded Baen Books (b. 1943)
2006
Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales (b. 1919)
2006
George Unwin, English pilot and commander (b. 1913)
2005
Brenda Howard, American activist (b. 1946)
2005
Michael P. Murphy, American lieutenant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1976)
2004
Anthony Buckeridge, English author (b. 1912)
2003
Joan Lowery Nixon, American journalist and author (b. 1927)
2001
Mortimer J. Adler, American philosopher and author (b. 1902)
2000
Jane Birdwood, Baroness Birdwood, Canadian-English publisher and politician (b. 1913)
2000
Nils Poppe, Swedish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1908)
1995
Petri Walli, Finnish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1969)
1992
Guy Nève, Belgian race car driver (b. 1955)
1992
Mikhail Tal, Latvian chess player (b. 1936)
1989
Joris Ivens, Dutch journalist, director, and producer (b. 1898)
1985
Lynd Ward, American author and illustrator (b. 1905)
1984
Yigael Yadin, Israeli archaeologist, general, and politician (b. 1917)
1983
Alf Francis, German-English motor racing mechanic and racing car constructor (b. 1918)
1981
Terry Fox, Canadian runner and activist (b. 1958)
1980
José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor (b. 1895)
1978
Clifford Dupont, English-Rhodesian lawyer and politician, 1st President of Rhodesia (b. 1905)
1975
Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, Greek architect (b. 1913)
1975
Rod Serling, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1924)
1971
Franz Stangl, Austrian SS officer (b. 1908)
1966
Mehmet Fuat Köprülü, Turkish historian and politician, 21st Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1890)
1965
Red Nichols, American cornet player, bandleader, and composer (b. 1905)
1962
Mickey Cochrane, American baseball player and manager (b. 1903)
1962
Cy Morgan, American baseball player (b. 1878)
1960
Jake Swirbul, American businessman, co-founded the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation (b. 1898)
1947
Stanislav Kostka Neumann, Czech writer, poet and journalist (b. 1875)
1945
Yunus Nadi Abalıoğlu, Turkish journalist (b. 1879)
1944
Friedrich Dollmann, German general (b. 1882)
1940
Italo Balbo, Italian air marshal and politician (b. 1896)
1939
Douglas H. Johnston, governor of the Chickasaw Nation (b. 1856)
1936
Alexander Berkman, American author and activist (d. 1870)
1929
Edward Carpenter, English poet and philosopher (b. 1844)
1922
Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1885)
1917
Ștefan Luchian, Romanian painter and educator (b. 1868)
1915
Victor Trumper, Australian cricketer (b. 1877)
1914
Sophie, duchess of Hohenberg (b. 1868)
1914
Franz Ferdinand, archduke of Austria (b. 1863)
1913
Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales, Brazilian lawyer and politician, 4th President of Brazil (b. 1841)
1892
Alexandros Rizos Rangavis, Greek poet and politician, Greek Foreign Minister (b. 1810)
1889
Maria Mitchell, American astronomer and academic (b. 1818)
1881
Jules Armand Dufaure, French politician, 33rd Prime Minister of France (b. 1798)
1880
Texas Jack Omohundro, American soldier and hunter (b. 1846)
1836
James Madison, American academic and politician, 4th President of the United States (b. 1751)
1834
Joseph Bové, Russian architect, designed the Triumphal Arch of Moscow (b. 1784)
1813
Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Prussian general and politician, Prussian Minister of War (b. 1755)
1798
John Henry Colclough, Irish revolutionary (b. c. 1769)
1757
Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, queen consort of Frederick William I (b. 1687)
1716
George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire (b. 1665)
1607
Domenico Fontana, Italian architect (b. 1543)
1598
Abraham Ortelius, Flemish cartographer and geographer (b. 1527)
1586
Primož Trubar, Slovenian author and reformer (b. 1508)
1575
Yonekura Shigetsugu, Japanese samurai
1497
James Tuchet, 7th Baron Audley, English rebel leader (b. c. 1463)
1385
Andronikos IV, Byzantine emperor (b. 1348)
1194
Xiao Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 1127)
1189
Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony, (b. 1156)
1175
Andrey Bogolyubsky, Russian Grand Prince (b. 1111)
1061
Floris I, count of Holland
1031
Taira no Tadatsune, Japanese governor
975
Cyneweard, bishop of Wells
928
Louis the Blind, Holy Roman emperor (b. 880)
767
Paul I, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 700)
683
Leo II, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 611)
572
Alboin, Lombard king
548
Theodora I, Byzantine empress
202
Yuan Shao, Chinese warlord

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