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On This Day in History:  June 5

June 5 is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 209 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
New Hampshire wins Wire Act lawsuit. New Hampshire has won its lawsuit against the US Department of Justice clarifying the scope of a 1961 federal gambling law.
2019
$530 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot increases on rollover. Lottery players across the United States will be lining up at lottery retailers for their chance to win Friday's massive $530 million Mega Millions jackpot, after nobody won Tuesday's $475 million grand prize.
2018
Pennsylvania becomes the seventh U.S. state to sell lottery games online. The Pennsylvania Lottery has launched PA iLottery, interactive games played online on a computer, tablet or mobile device that offer chances to win up to $250,000.
2018
Sweepstakes, lottery scams cost Americans more than $111 million in 2017. A new study reveals sweepstakes, lottery and prize-related scams cost Americans millions of dollars each year. The Better Business Bureau calls these schemes some of the "most serious and pervasive frauds operating today."
2014
Indiana couple claims $27.5 million Lotto prize. A Noblesville, Indiana, couple turned their $1 lottery ticket into a multimillion-dollar jackpot.
2013
Winner of record $590.5 million Powerball lottery jackpot announced. At a press conference today, the Florida Lottery announced that the $590.5 million jackpot from the Powerball drawing held on May 18 was claimed by Gloria C. MacKenzie, 84, of Zephyrhills, Florida.
2013
Florida to reveal winner of $590.5 million Powerball lottery. A woman from Zephyrhills, Florida, has stepped forward to claim last month's $590.5 million Powerball jackpot, the largest in U.S. history.
2013
6 things to do before claiming your lottery prize. Winning the lottery is a unique sudden wealth event that requires several immediate decisions.
2010
N.C. man wins $90,800 in Pick 4 lottery drawing. A North Carolina man won his fourth major lottery prize hit by playing 20 Pick 4 tickets with same number.
2009
S.D. rancher claims $232M Powerball lottery jackpot. If this were a movie, nobody would believe it: A rancher struggling to eke out a living in one of the poorest corners of America claimed one of the biggest undivided jackpots in U.S. lottery history Friday -- $232 million -- after buying the ticket in a town by the name of Winner.
2009
Wisconsin lottery winner will support family with winnings. A Marshfield, Wisconsin, man is a million dollars richer, at least before taxes, after winning the Powerball lottery.
2009
Virginia high court rules that lottery must be accessible. Federal and state laws require the Virginia Lottery to ensure that its games are accessible to people with disabilities, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
2009
Fla. Lottery to try vending machines... again. Florida Lottery officials and lawmakers are betting $3.9 million that re-introducing vending machines in the state will pay off.
2009
S.D. Lottery to introduce Powerball winner. The South Dakota Lottery plans a ceremony Friday afternoon in Pierre to introduce the winner of last week's $232.1 million jackpot.
2006
Powerball lottery jackpot reaches $60 million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $60 million, with a cash option of $26.9 million.
2006
California lottery jackpot raised to $56 million. The jackpot in the California SuperLotto Plus lottery game grew to $56 million Sunday -- currently the second-largest lottery jackpot in the world.
2006
'Lucky' NJ store sells winning Mega Millions lottery ticket. Atul Tijoriwala sells 43 different types of lottery tickets at his Krauszer's corner store in New Brunswick, and in the year he's owned the store, his customers have been lucky.
2006
Florida store clerks say regular won Lottery. Workers at a Palm Coast convenience store said a local man was shaking after he came inside the store Sunday morning to check the winning Lotto numbers and discovered he'd won $10 million.
2006
Maryland Lottery machine glitches frustrate players. A new lottery sales system being installed at thousands of convenience, liquor and grocery stores statewide has experienced breakdowns of up to several hours at a time this week, Maryland Lottery officials said Friday. Store owners and avid players in search of their daily numbers were frustrated and furious.
2006
Kentucky Lottery expects record sales, dividend this year. The Kentucky Lottery Corp. has forecast record ticket sales and a record dividend to the state for the fiscal year ending June 30.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$522 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2019
2.$380.6 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2017
3.$378 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 5, 2020
4.$260 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2016
5.$221 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2014
6.€164.32 Million
US$185.09 Million
Draw Date
Jun 6, 2019
7.$177 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 6, 2012
8.€132 Million
US$173.37 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 5, 2012
9.€130 Million
US$147.07 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2019
10.€100 Million
US$136.42 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 6, 2014
11.€100 Million
US$132.29 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2013
12.$123 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 8, 2016
13.€100 Million
US$111.57 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 5, 2015
14.$110 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 5, 2018
15.€90 Million
US$105.91 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jun 8, 2018
16.€91.19 Million
US$103.54 Million
Draw Date
Jun 6, 2016
17.$87 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 6, 2018
18.€73 Million
US$82.92 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2016
19.$81 Million
Draw Date
Jun 5, 2004
19.$81 Million
Draw Date
Jun 5, 2004
21.$80 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 6, 2003
21.$80 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 6, 2017
23.€54 Million
US$79.19 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2011
24.$72.5 Million
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2014
25.$71 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 8, 2004

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1990
Tuesday, Jun 5, 1990
30 years old
1986
Thursday, Jun 5, 1986
34 years old
1983
Sunday, Jun 5, 1983
37 years old
1981
Friday, Jun 5, 1981
39 years old
1973
Tuesday, Jun 5, 1973
47 years old
1972
Monday, Jun 5, 1972
48 years old
1963
Wednesday, Jun 5, 1963
57 years old
1962
Tuesday, Jun 5, 1962
58 years old
1955
Sunday, Jun 5, 1955
65 years old
1935
Wednesday, Jun 5, 1935
85 years old
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2017
Montenegro becomes the 29th member of the NATO.
2017
Six Arab countries—Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and the United Arab Emiratescut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region.
2015
An earthquake with a moment magnitude of 6.0 struck Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia killing 18 people, including hikers and mountain guides on Mount Kinabalu, after mass landslides that occurred during the earthquake. This is the strongest earthquake to strike Malaysia since 1975.
2013
A building collapse in Philadelphia kills six and wounds 14 other people.
2009
After 65 straight days of civil disobedience, at least 31 people are killed in clashes between security forces and indigenous people near Bagua, Peru.
2006
Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
2004
Noël Mamère, Mayor of Bègles, celebrates marriage for two men for the first time in France.
2003
A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50 °C (122 °F) in the region.
2001
Tropical Storm Allison makes landfall on the upper-Texas coastline as a strong tropical storm and dumps large amounts of rain over Houston. The storm causes $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the second costliest tropical storm in U.S. history.
2000
The Six-Day War in Kisangani begins in Kisangani, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, between Ugandan and Rwandan forces. A large part of the city is destroyed.
1998
A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants. The strike lasts seven weeks.
1997
The Second Republic of the Congo Civil War begins.
1995
The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.
1993
Portions of the Holbeck Hall Hotel in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK, fall into the sea following a landslide.
1989
The Tank Man halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
1984
Operation Blue Star: Under orders from India's prime minister, Indira Gandhi, the Indian Army begins an invasion of the Golden Temple, the holiest site of the Sikh religion.
1983
More than 100 people are killed when the Russian river cruise ship Aleksandr Suvorov collides with a girder of the Ulyanovsk Railway Bridge. The collision caused a freight train to derail, further damaging the vessel yet the ship remained afloat and was eventually restored and returned to service.
1981
The "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that five people in Los Angeles, California, have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems, in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of AIDS.
1976
The Teton Dam in Idaho, United States, collapses.
1975
The Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
1975
The United Kingdom holds its first country-wide referendum on membership of the European Economic Community (EEC).
1967
The Six-Day War begins: Israel launches surprise strikes against Egyptian air-fields in response to the mobilisation of Egyptian forces on the Israeli border.
1964
DSV Alvin is commissioned.
1963
The British Secretary of State for War, John Profumo, resigns in a sex scandal known as the "Profumo affair".
1963
Movement of 15 Khordad: Protests against the arrest of AyatollahRuhollah Khomeini by the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. In several cities, masses of angry demonstrators are confronted by tanks and paratroopers.
1959
The first government of Singapore is sworn in.
1956
Elvis Presley introduces his new single, "Hound Dog", on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.
1949
Thailand elects Orapin Chaiyakan, the first female member of Thailand's Parliament.
1947
Cold War: Marshall Plan: In a speech at Harvard University, the United States Secretary of StateGeorge Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
1946
A fire in the La Salle Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, kills 61 people.
1945
The Allied Control Council, the military occupation governing body of Germany, formally takes power.
1944
World War II: More than 1000 British bombers drop 5,000 tons of bombs on Germangun batteries on the Normandy coast in preparation for D-Day.
1942
World War II: The United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania.
1941
World War II: Four thousand Chongqing residents are asphyxiated in a bomb shelter during the Bombing of Chongqing.
1940
World War II: After a brief lull in the Battle of France, the Germans renew the offensive against the remaining French divisions south of the River Somme in Operation Fall Rot ("Case Red").
1933
The U.S. Congress abrogates the United States' use of the gold standard by enacting a joint resolution (48 Stat. 112) nullifying the right of creditors to demand payment in gold.
1917
World War I: Conscription begins in the United States as "Army registration day".
1916
Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court; he is the first American Jew to hold such a position.
1916
World War I: The Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire breaks out.
1915
Denmark amends its constitution to allow women's suffrage.
1900
Second Boer War: British soldiers take Pretoria.
1893
Lizzie Borden's trial begins in New Bedford, Massachusetts, on the subject of the Borden Murders.
1888
The Rio de la Plata earthquake takes place.
1883
The first regularly scheduled Orient Express departs Paris.
1873
Sultan Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar closes the great slave market under the terms of a treaty with Great Britain.
1864
American Civil War: Battle of Piedmont: Union forces under GeneralDavid Hunter defeat a Confederate army at Piedmont, Virginia, taking nearly 1,000 prisoners.
1862
As the Treaty of Saigon is signed, ceding parts of southern Vietnam to France, the guerrilla leader Trương Định decides to defy Emperor Tự Đức of Vietnam and fight on against the Europeans.
1851
Harriet Beecher Stowe's anti-slavery serial, Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly, starts a ten-month run in the National Eraabolitionist newspaper.
1849
Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy by the signing of a new constitution.
1837
Houston is incorporated by the Republic of Texas.
1832
The June Rebellion breaks out in Paris in an attempt to overthrow the monarchy of Louis Philippe.
1829
HMS Pickle captures the armed slave ship Voladora off the coast of Cuba.
1817
The first Great Lakes steamer, the Frontenac, is launched.
1798
The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread the United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.
1625
The city of Breda surrenders to the Spanish tercios under general Ambrosio Spinola.
1288
Battle of Worringen, ending the War of the Limburg Succession with John I, Duke of Brabant being one of the more important victors.
1283
Battle of the Gulf of Naples: Roger of Lauria, admiral to King Peter III of Aragon, captures Charles of Salerno.
1257
Kraków, in Poland, receives city rights.
754
Boniface, Anglo-Saxon missionary, is killed by a band of pagans at Dokkum in Frisia.
AD 70
Titus and his Romanlegions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem.

Births On This Day

1998
Yulia Lipnitskaya, Russian figure skater
1995
Ross Wilson, English table tennis player
1993
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Samoan-New Zealand rugby league player
1992
Joazhiño Arroe, Peruvian footballer
1992
Emily Seebohm, Australian swimmer
1991
Sören Bertram, German footballer
1990
Radko Gudas, Czech ice hockey defenceman
1990
Junior Hoilett, Canadian soccer player
1990
DJ Mustard, American record producer and songwriter
1989
Cam Atkinson, American ice hockey player
1989
Megumi Nakajima, Japanese voice actress and singer
1988
Alessandro Salvi, Italian footballer
1987
Marcus Thornton, American basketball player
1986
Dave Bolland, Canadian ice hockey player
1986
Vernon Gholston, American football player
1985
Jeremy Abbott, American figure skater
1985
Ekaterina Bychkova, Russian tennis player
1984
Robert Barbieri, Canadian-Italian rugby player
1984
Eric Traoré, Senegalese footballer
1983
Marques Colston, American football player
1982
Ryan Dallas Cook, American trombonist (d. 2005)
1981
Serhat Akın, Turkish footballer
1981
Sébastien Lefebvre, Canadian singer and guitarist
1980
Mike Fisher, Canadian ice hockey player
1980
Antonio García, Spanish racing driver
1979
Stefanos Kotsolis, Greek footballer
1979
Matthew Scarlett, Australian footballer
1979
Pete Wentz, American singer-songwriter, bass player, actor, and fashion designer
1979
Jason White, American race car driver
1978
Fernando Meira, Portuguese footballer
1977
Liza Weil, American actress
1976
Giannis Giannoulis, Canadian basketball player
1976
Torry Holt, American football player and sportscaster
1975
Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Lithuanian-American basketball player
1975
Duncan Patterson, English drummer and keyboard player
1975
Sandra Stals, Belgian runner
1974
Mervyn Dillon, Trinidadian cricketer
1974
Scott Draper, Australian tennis player and golfer
1974
Russ Ortiz, American baseball player
1973
Lamon Brewster, American boxer
1973
Gella Vandecaveye, Belgian martial artist
1972
Yogi Adityanath, Indian priest and politician
1972
Paweł Kotla, Polish conductor and academic
1971
Susan Lynch, Northern Irish actress
1971
Alex Mooney, American politician
1971
Takaya Tsubobayashi, Japanese race car driver
1971
Mark Wahlberg, American model, actor, producer, and rapper
1970
Martin Gélinas, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1969
Brian McKnight, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
1968
Ed Vaizey, English lawyer and politician, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
1967
Matt Bullard, American basketball player and sportscaster
1967
Joe DeLoach, American sprinter
1967
Ray Lankford, American baseball player
1967
Ron Livingston, American actor
1965
Michael E. Brown, American astronomer and author
1965
Sandrine Piau, French soprano
1965
Alfie Turcotte, American ice hockey player
1964
Lisa Cholodenko, American director and screenwriter
1964
Karl Sanders, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1962
Jeff Garlin, American actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter
1962
Tõnis Lukas, Estonian historian and politician, 34th Estonian Minister of Education
1961
Anke Behmer, German heptathlete
1961
Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (d. 1999)
1961
Anthony Burger, American singer and pianist (d. 2006)
1961
Aldo Costa, Italian engineer
1961
Ramesh Krishnan, Indian tennis player and coach
1960
Boris Dugan, Estonian footballer and coach
1960
Claire Fox, English author and academic
1959
Mark Ella, Australian rugby player
1959
Werner Schildhauer, German runner
1958
Avigdor Lieberman, Moldavian-Israeli soldier and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Israel
1958
Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, Comorian businessman and politician, President of Comoros
1957
Charles Nolan, American fashion designer (d. 2011)
1956
Richard Butler, English singer-songwriter
1956
Kenny G, American saxophonist, songwriter, and producer
1955
Edino Nazareth Filho, Brazilian footballer and manager
1954
Alberto Malesani, Italian footballer and manager
1954
Phil Neale, English cricketer, coach, and manager
1954
Nancy Stafford, American model and actress
1953
Kathleen Kennedy, American film producer, co-founded Amblin Entertainment
1952
Pierre Bruneau, Canadian journalist and news anchor
1952
Carole Fredericks, American singer (Fredericks Goldman Jones) (d. 2001)
1952
Nicko McBrain, English drummer and songwriter
1951
Suze Orman, American financial adviser, author, and television host
1950
Ronnie Dyson, American singer and actor (d. 1990)
1950
Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist and activist (d. 1977)
1949
Ken Follett, Welsh author
1949
Elizabeth Gloster, English lawyer and judge
1949
Alexander Scrymgeour, 12th Earl of Dundee, Scottish politician
1947
Laurie Anderson, American singer-songwriter and violinist
1947
Tom Evans, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1983)
1947
David Hare, English director, playwright, and screenwriter
1947
Freddie Stone, American singer, guitarist, and pastor
1946
John Du Cann, English guitarist (d. 2001)
1946
Bob Grant, Australian rugby league player
1946
Patrick Head, English engineer and businessman, co-founded Williams F1
1946
Wanderléa, Brazilian singer and television host
1945
John Carlos, American runner and football player
1945
André Lacroix, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach
1944
Whitfield Diffie, American cryptographer and academic
1943
Abraham Viruthakulangara, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
1942
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Equatoguinean lieutenant and politician, 2nd President of Equatorial Guinea
1941
Martha Argerich, Argentinian pianist
1941
Erasmo Carlos, Brazilian singer-songwriter
1941
Spalding Gray, American writer, actor, and monologist (d. 2004)
1941
Robert Kraft, American businessman, founded The Kraft Group
1941
Jeff Rooker, Baron Rooker, English academic and politician, Minister of State for Immigration
1941
Gudrun Sjödén, Swedish designer
1939
Joe Clark, Canadian journalist and politician, 16th Prime Minister of Canada
1939
Margaret Drabble, English novelist, biographer, and critic
1938
Moira Anderson, Scottish singer
1938
Karin Balzer, German hurdler
1938
Roy Higgins, Australian jockey (d. 2014)
1937
Hélène Cixous, French author, poet, and critic
1934
Vilhjálmur Einarsson, Icelandic triple jumper, painter, and educator
1934
Bill Moyers, American journalist, 13th White House Press Secretary
1933
Bata Živojinović, Serbian actor and politician (d. 2016)
1932
Christy Brown, Irish painter and author (d. 1981)
1932
Dave Gold, American businessman, founded the 99 Cents Only Stores (d. 2013)
1931
Yves Blais, Canadian businessman and politician (d. 1998)
1931
Jacques Demy, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1990)
1931
Jerzy Prokopiuk, Polish anthropologist and philosopher
1930
Alifa Rifaat, Egyptian author (d. 1996)
1928
Robert Lansing, American actor (d. 1994)
1928
Umberto Maglioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1999)
1928
Tony Richardson, English-American director and producer (d. 1991)
1926
Paul Soros, Hungarian-American engineer and businessman (d. 2013)
1925
Bill Hayes, American actor and singer
1924
Lou Brissie, American baseball player and scout (d. 2013)
1924
Art Donovan, American football player and radio host (d. 2013)
1923
Jorge Daponte, Argentinian race car driver (d. 1963)
1923
Roger Lebel, Canadian actor (d. 1994)
1923
Daniel Pinkham, American organist and composer (d. 2006)
1922
Paul Couvret, Dutch-Australian soldier, pilot, and politician (d. 2013)
1922
Sheila Sim, English actress (d. 2016)
1920
Marion Motley, American football player and coach (d. 1999)
1920
Cornelius Ryan, Irish-American journalist and author (d. 1974)
1919
Richard Scarry, American-Swiss author and illustrator (d. 1994)
1916
Sid Barnes, Australian cricketer (d. 1973)
1916
Eddie Joost, American baseball player and manager (d. 2011)
1914
Beatrice de Cardi, English archaeologist and academic (d. 2016)
1913
Conrad Marca-Relli, American-Italian painter and academic (d. 2000)
1912
Dean Amadon, American ornithologist and author (d. 2003)
1912
Eric Hollies, English cricketer (d. 1981)
1905
Wayne Boring, American illustrator (d. 1987)
1902
Arthur Powell Davies, American minister, author, and activist (d. 1957)
1900
Dennis Gabor, Hungarian-English physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1979)
1899
Otis Barton, American diver, engineer, and actor, designed the bathysphere (d. 1992)
1899
Theippan Maung Wa, Burmese writer (d. 1942)
1898
Salvatore Ferragamo, Italian shoe designer, founded Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. (d. 1960)
1898
Federico García Lorca, Spanish poet, playwright, and director (d. 1936)
1895
William Boyd, American actor and producer (d. 1972)
1895
William Roberts, English soldier and painter (d. 1980)
1894
Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian-English publisher and academic (d. 1976)
1892
Jaan Kikkas, Estonian weightlifter (d. 1944)
1884
Ralph Benatzky, Czech-Swiss composer (d. 1957)
1884
Ivy Compton-Burnett, English author (d. 1969)
1884
Frederick Lorz, American runner (d. 1914)
1883
John Maynard Keynes, English economist, philosopher, and academic (d. 1946)
1879
Robert Mayer, German-English businessman and philanthropist (d. 1985)
1878
Pancho Villa, Mexican general and politician, Governor of Chihuahua (d. 1923)
1877
Willard Miller, Canadian-American sailor, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1959)
1876
Isaac Heinemann, German-Israeli scholar and academic (d. 1957)
1870
Bernard de Pourtalès, Swiss captain and sailor (d. 1935)
1868
James Connolly, Scottish-born Irish rebel leader (d. 1916)
1862
Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish ophthalmologist and optician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930)
1850
Pat Garrett, American sheriff (d. 1908)
1830
Carmine Crocco, Italian soldier (d. 1905)
1819
John Couch Adams, English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1892)
1801
William Scamp, English architect and engineer (d. 1872)
1781
Christian Lobeck, German scholar and academic (d. 1860)
1771
Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (d. 1851)
1760
Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist, physicist, and mineralogist (d. 1852)
1757
Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist and philosopher (d. 1808)
1660
Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (d. 1744)
1646
Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician and philosopher (d. 1684)
1640
Pu Songling, Chinese author (d. 1715)
1596
Peter Wtewael, Dutch Golden Age painter (d. 1660)
1587
Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, English colonial administrator and admiral (d. 1658)
1554
Benedetto Giustiniani, Italian clergyman (d. 1621)
1523
Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (d. 1573)
1493
Justus Jonas, German priest and academic (d. 1555)
1412
Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, Italian ruler (d. 1478)
1341
Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, English politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (d. 1402)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Kate Spade, American fashion designer (b. 1962)
2017
Andy Cunningham, English actor (b. 1950)
2017
Cheick Tioté, Ivorian footballer (b. 1986)
2016
Jerome Bruner, American psychologist (b. 1915)
2015
Tariq Aziz, Iraqi journalist and politician, Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1936)
2015
Alan Bond, English-Australian businessman (b. 1938)
2015
Richard Johnson, English actor (b. 1927)
2015
Roger Vergé, French chef and author (b. 1930)
2014
Abu Abdulrahman al-Bilawi, Iraqi commander (b. 1971)
2014
Don Davis, American songwriter and producer (b. 1938)
2014
Reiulf Steen, Norwegian journalist and politician, Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications (b. 1933)
2013
Helen McElhone, Scottish politician (b. 1933)
2013
Stanisław Nagy, Polish cardinal (b. 1921)
2013
Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, Irish republican activist and politician (b. 1932)
2013
Michel Ostyn, Belgian physiologist and physician (b. 1924)
2012
Ray Bradbury, American science fiction writer and screenwriter (b. 1920)
2012
Hal Keller, American baseball player and manager (b. 1928)
2012
Mihai Pătrașcu, Romanian-American computer scientist (b. 1982)
2012
Charlie Sutton, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1924)
2009
Jeff Hanson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1978)
2006
Frederick Franck, Dutch-American painter, sculptor, and author (b. 1909)
2006
Edward L. Moyers, American businessman (b. 1928)
2005
Adolfo Aguilar Zínser, Mexican scholar and politician (b. 1949)
2004
Iona Brown, English violinist and conductor (b. 1941)
2004
Ronald Reagan, American actor and politician, 40th President of the United States (b. 1911)
2003
Jürgen Möllemann, German soldier and politician, 10th Vice-Chancellor of Germany (b. 1945)
2003
Manuel Rosenthal, French composer and conductor (b. 1904)
2002
Dee Dee Ramone, American singer-songwriter and bass player (b. 1951)
2000
Don Liddle, American baseball player (b. 1925)
1999
Mel Tormé, American singer-songwriter (b. 1925)
1998
Jeanette Nolan, American actress (b. 1911)
1998
Sam Yorty, American soldier and politician, 37th Mayor of Los Angeles (b. 1909)
1997
J. Anthony Lukas, American journalist and author (b. 1933)
1996
Acharya Kuber Nath Rai, Indian poet and scholar (b. 1933)
1993
Conway Twitty, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1933)
1967
Arthur Biram, Israeli philologist, philosopher, and academic (b. 1878)
1967
Harry Brown, Australian public servant (b. 1878)
1947
Nils Olaf Chrisander, Swedish-American actor and director (b. 1884)
1934
William Holman, English-Australian politician, 19th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1871)
1930
Pascin, Bulgarian-French painter and illustrator (b. 1885)
1921
Will Crooks, English trade unionist and politician (b. 1852)
1921
Georges Feydeau, French playwright (b. 1862)
1920
Rhoda Broughton, Welsh-English author (b. 1840)
1916
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, Irish-born British field marshal and politician, Secretary of State for War (b. 1850)
1913
Chris von der Ahe, German-American businessman (b. 1851)
1910
O. Henry, American short story writer (b. 1862)
1906
Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher and author (b. 1842)
1900
Stephen Crane, American poet, novelist, and short story writer (b. 1871)
1899
Antonio Luna, Filipino general (b. 1866)
1866
John McDouall Stuart, Scottish explorer and surveyor (b. 1815)
1826
Carl Maria von Weber, German pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1786)
1825
Odysseas Androutsos, Greek soldier (b. 1788)
1816
Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer and educator (b. 1741)
1791
Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-Canadian general and politician, 22nd Governor of Quebec (b. 1718)
1740
Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent, English politician and courtier (b. 1671)
1738
Isaac de Beausobre, French pastor and theologian (b. 1659)
1722
Johann Kuhnau, German organist and composer (b. 1660)
1716
Roger Cotes, English mathematician and academic (b. 1682)
1667
Francesco Sforza Pallavicino, Italian cardinal and historian (b. 1607)
1625
Orlando Gibbons, English organist and composer (b. 1583)
1568
Lamoral, Count of Egmont (b. 1522)
1530
Mercurino Gattinara, Italian statesman and jurist (b. 1465)
1445
Leonel Power, English composer
1443
Ferdinand, Portuguese prince (b. 1402)
1434
Yuri IV, Russian grand prince (b. 1374)
1424
Braccio da Montone, Italian nobleman (b. 1368)
1400
Frederick I, duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
1383
Dmitry of Suzdal, Russian grand prince (b. 1324)
1316
Louis X, king of France (b. 1289)
1310
Amalric, prince of Tyre
1296
Edmund Crouchback, English politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1245)
1118
Robert de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Leicester, Norman nobleman and politician (b. 1049)
1017
Sanjō, emperor of Japan (b. 976)
928
Louis the Blind, king of Provence
879
Ya'qub ibn al-Layth, Persian emir (b. 840)
754
Eoban, bishop of Utrecht
754
Boniface, English missionary and martyr (b. 675)
708
Jacob of Edessa, Syrian bishop (b. 640)
567
Theodosius I, patriarch of Alexandria
535
Epiphanius, patriarch of Constantinople
301
Sima Lun, Chinese emperor (b. 249)

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