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On This Day in History:  March 14

March 14 is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 292 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
$495 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot climbs, awaits its first winner of 2019. Two and a half months into 2019, we still don't have a Powerball jackpot winner.
2018
IGT executive hired as NC Lottery chief. A top leader at a gambling operations vendor was hired Tuesday to become the North Carolina Education Lottery's next executive director.
2014
Husband plays late wife's 5 special numbers and wins lottery. A Chatsworth, Georgia, man claimed a lottery jackpot from the Georgia Lottery after playing his late wife's special numbers.
2013
Wyoming officially becomes 44th state with a lottery. Gov. Matt Mead cleared the way for Wyoming to begin the process of bringing a lottery to the state by signing House Bill 77 into law Wednesday.
2013
$216 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot rolls again. There was no jackpot winner in the Wednesday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $216 million for Saturday's drawing.
2012
$200 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot soars. Lottery players across the United States are buying their Mega Millions tickets in preparation for Friday's massive $200 million drawing.
2012
NJ man sued over $38.5M lottery ticket. A trail is underway in the case of a New Jersey construction worker who is being sued by his former co-workers after cashing in a $38.5 million lottery ticket.
2012
Jury awards jailed illegal alien $750,000 lottery ticket. A jailed illegal immigrant in Georgia is the rightful owner of a $750,000 lottery ticket, a jury decided Thursday.
2012
Toddler picks out winning NY lottery ticket. A 2-year-old Brooklyn girl made her mom an instant millionaire when she touched the winning ticket.
2011
2 men survive deadly casino bus crash, then board another. Two gamblers who miraculously survived a catastrophic brush with death aboard a Chinatown casino bus climbed back aboard the same company's bus only hours later for another trip to the gaming tables.
2009
Powerball, Mega Millions explore agreement. Lottery behemoths Powerball and Mega Millions are discussing a possible arrangement to sell tickets for both games in the 42 states where they now operate alone.
2007
Newspaper photo reveals lottery winner's personal information. Lottery Post presents an exclusive story detailing how Maine's Morning Sentinel newspaper revealed a lottery winner's address and social security number in a published photo.
2006
Kansas Lottery adds 'Hot Lotto' game. Sales for the multi-state "Hot Lotto" numbers game began Sunday for Wednesday's first biweekly drawing that will include the Sunflower State.
2005
Internet lottery sales one step closer in Georgia. Georgia took its first step towards allowing lottery players to purchase tickets over the Internet, as the Georgia House approved a measure Thursday for setting up online accounts.
2005
N.C. residents divided over lottery question. As the speaker of the North Carolina House pledged this weekend to hold a vote on a bill that would create a state lottery, local Charlotte residents were divided on the issue.
2005
Tennessee Lottery Sales Pass $1 Billion. The Tennessee Lottery announced today that gross ticket sales have surpassed $1 billion after one year and seven weeks of ticket sales.
2005
Cardinal demands U.K. lottery boycott. Cardinal Keith O'Brien, leader of Scotland's Roman Catholics, called for a boycott of the UK National Lottery after it was revealed that the National Lottery gave £3.3 million (US$6.3 million) to Brook Advisory Centers and the FPA (Family Planning Association) - both of which support abortions as a means of family planning.
2005
Lottery winner ties the knot once again. Robert Swofford Jr., winner of a $60 million Florida Lotto jackpot, re-married his first wife, after his second wife dumped him when he won the big prize.
2005
N.C. Gov. may get 2nd try with lottery. When North Carolina Governor Mike Easley leaves office, assessments of his tenure undoubtedly will touch on whether he brought North Carolina into the lottery fold.
2005
Texas Lottery Approves Mega Millions Changes. Friday, the Texas Lottery Commission voted to propose rule amendments to the Mega Millions multi-state lottery game, which aim to make the game bigger than ever.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$495 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 16, 2019
2.$417.3 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2018
3.$353 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2014
4.$345 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 16, 2018
5.$276.3 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2008
6.$216 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 16, 2013
7.$200 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 16, 2012
8.$185.4 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2021
9.€129 Million
US$179.25 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2014
10.$172 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2011
11.$165 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2007
12.€105 Million
US$148.73 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2011
13.€122.15 Million
US$145.52 Million
Draw Date
Mar 16, 2021
14.€113.51 Million
US$140 Million
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2018
15.$137 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2015
16.€119.37 Million
US$134.99 Million
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2019
17.$123 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2017
18.$120 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2020
19.$119 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2017
20.$93 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 16, 2021
21.€82 Million
US$92.86 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2019
22.$90 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2020
23.€71 Million
US$84.58 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 16, 2021
24.€79 Million
US$83.96 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2017
25.€76 Million
US$83.79 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Mar 20, 2020

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1990
Wednesday, Mar 14, 1990
31 years old
1987
Saturday, Mar 14, 1987
34 years old
1984
Wednesday, Mar 14, 1984
37 years old
1975
Friday, Mar 14, 1975
46 years old
1971
Sunday, Mar 14, 1971
50 years old
1969
Friday, Mar 14, 1969
52 years old
1967
Tuesday, Mar 14, 1967
54 years old
1966
Monday, Mar 14, 1966
55 years old
1963
Thursday, Mar 14, 1963
58 years old
1961
Tuesday, Mar 14, 1961
60 years old
(year not provided)
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2019
Cyclone Idai makes landfall near Beira, Mozambique, causing devastating floods and over 1000 deaths.
2017
A naming ceremony for the chemical element nihonium takes place in Tokyo, with then Crown Prince Naruhito in attendance.
2008
A series of riots, protests, and demonstrations erupt in Lhasa and subsequently spread elsewhere in Tibet.
2007
The Nandigram violence in Nandigram, West Bengal results in the deaths of at least 14 people.
2006
The 2006 Chadian coup d'état attempt ends in failure.
1995
Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on board a Russian launch vehicle.
1988
In the Johnson South Reef Skirmish Chinese forces defeat Vietnamese forces in an altercation over control of one of the Spratly Islands.
1982
The South African government bombs the headquarters of the African National Congress in London.
1980
LOT Flight 7 crashes during final approach near Warsaw, Poland, killing 87 people, including a 14-man American boxing team.
1978
The Israel Defense Forces launch Operation Litani, a seven-day campaign to invade and occupy southern Lebanon.
1972
Sterling Airways Flight 296 crashes near Kalba, United Arab Emirates while on approach to Dubai International Airport, killing 112 people.
1967
The body of U.S. President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
1964
Jack Ruby is convicted of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, the assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy.
1961
A USAF B-52 bomber crashes near Yuba City, California whilst carrying nuclear weapons.
1951
Korean War: United Nations troops recapture Seoul for the second time.
1945
The R.A.F. drop the Grand Slam bomb in action for the first time, on a railway viaduct near Bielefeld, Germany.
1943
The Holocaust: The liquidation of the Kraków Ghetto is completed.
1942
Anne Miller becomes the first American patient to be treated with penicillin, under the care of Orvan Hess and John Bumstead.
1939
Slovakia declares independence under German pressure.
1931
Alam Ara, India's first talking film, is released.
1926
The El Virilla train accident, Costa Rica, kills 248 people and wounds another 93 when a train falls off a bridge over the Río Virilla between Heredia and Tibás.
1920
In the second of the 1920 Schleswig plebiscites, about 80% of the population in Zone II votes to remain part of Weimar Germany.
1903
Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, the first national wildlife refuge in the US, is established by President Theodore Roosevelt.
1900
The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
1885
The Mikado, a light opera by W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, receives its first public performance at the Savoy Theatre in London.
1794
Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.
1780
American Revolutionary War: Spanish forces capture Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans.
1757
Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War.
1674
The Third Anglo-Dutch War: The Battle of Ronas Voe results in the Dutch East India Company ship Wapen van Rotterdam being captured with a death toll of up to 300 Dutch crew and soldiers.
1663
According to his own account, Otto von Guericke completes his book De Vacuo.
1647
Thirty Years' War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.
1590
Battle of Ivry: Henry of Navarre and the Huguenots defeat the forces of the Catholic League under Charles, Duke of Mayenne, during the French Wars of Religion.
1074
Battle of Mogyoród: Dukes Géza and Ladislaus defeat their cousin Solomon, King of Hungary, forcing him to flee to Hungary's western borderland.

Births On This Day

2008
Abby Ryder Fortson, American actress
2000
Paige Rini, Canadian water skier
1997
Simone Biles, American gymnast
1996
Batuhan Altıntaş, Turkish footballer
1994
Ansel Elgort, American actor and DJ
1993
Philipp Ziereis, German footballer
1991
Emir Bekrić, Serbian hurdler
1991
László Szűcs, Hungarian footballer
1991
Steven Zellner, German footballer
1990
Joe Allen, Welsh footballer
1990
Tamás Kádár, Hungarian footballer
1990
Haru Kuroki, Japanese actress
1990
Kolbeinn Sigþórsson, Icelandic footballer
1989
Kevin Lacroix, Canadian race car driver
1988
Stephen Curry, American basketball player
1988
Rico Freimuth, German decathlete
1986
Elton Chigumbura, Zimbabwean cricketer
1986
Jessica Gallagher, Australian skier and cyclist
1986
Andy Taylor, English footballer
1983
Bakhtiyar Artayev, Kazakh boxer
1982
Carlos Marinelli, Argentinian footballer
1982
François Sterchele, Belgian footballer (d. 2008)
1981
Bobby Jenks, American baseball player
1981
George Wilson, American football player
1980
Aaron Brown, English footballer and coach
1980
Ben Herring, New Zealand rugby player
1979
Nicolas Anelka, French footballer and manager
1979
Chris Klein, American actor
1979
Sead Ramović, German-Bosnian footballer
1978
Pieter van den Hoogenband, Dutch swimmer
1977
Vadims Fjodorovs, Latvian footballer and coach
1977
Naoki Matsuda, Japanese footballer (d. 2011)
1977
Jeremy Paul, New Zealand-Australian rugby player
1976
Phil Vickery, English rugby player and sportscaster
1975
Steve Harper, English footballer and referee
1975
Dmitri Markov, Belarusian-Australian pole vaulter
1974
Patrick Traverse, Canadian ice hockey player
1973
Rohit Shetty, Indian film director and producer
1972
Irom Chanu Sharmila, Indian poet and activist
1970
Kristian Bush, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1969
Larry Johnson, American basketball player and actor
1968
Megan Follows, Canadian-American actress
1966
Jonas Elmer, Danish actor, director, and screenwriter
1966
Elise Neal, American actress and producer
1965
Kevin Brown, American baseball player and coach
1965
Aamir Khan, Indian film actor, producer, and director
1965
Billy Sherwood, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1965
Kevin Williamson, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1963
Bruce Reid, Australian cricketer and coach
1961
Garry Jack, Australian rugby league player and coach
1961
Mike Lazaridis, Greek-Canadian businessman and philanthropist, founded BlackBerry Limited
1960
Heidi Hammel, American astronomer and academic
1959
Laila Robins, American actress
1959
Tamara Tunie, American actress
1958
Albert II, Prince of Monaco
1957
Tad Williams, American author
1956
Indu Malhotra, Judge of the Supreme Court of India
1956
Alexey Pajitnov, Russian video game designer and computer engineer, creator of Tetris
1956
Butch Wynegar, American baseball player and coach
1955
Jonathan Kaufer, American director and screenwriter (d. 2013)
1953
Nick Keir, Scottish singer-songwriter (d. 2013)
1951
Jerry Greenfield, American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Ben & Jerry's
1950
Rick Dees, American actor and radio host
1948
Tom Coburn, American physician and politician (d. 2020)
1948
Billy Crystal, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1948
Theo Jansen, Dutch sculptor
1947
Roy Budd, English pianist and composer (d. 1993)
1947
William J. Jefferson, American lawyer and politician
1947
Jona Lewie, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1946
William Lerach, American securities and class action attorney
1946
Wes Unseld, American basketball player, coach, and manager (d. 2020)
1945
Jasper Carrott, English comedian, actor, and game show host
1945
Michael Martin Murphey, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1945
Walter Parazaider, American saxophonist
1944
Boris Brott, Canadian composer and conductor
1944
Václav Nedomanský, Czech ice hockey player and manager
1944
Bobby Smith, English footballer and manager
1944
Tom Stannage, Australian historian and academic (d. 2012)
1943
Anita Morris, American actress and singer (d. 1994)
1942
Rita Tushingham, English actress
1941
Wolfgang Petersen, German-American director, producer, and screenwriter
1939
Raymond J. Barry, American actor
1939
Bertrand Blier, French director and screenwriter
1939
Yves Boisset, French director and screenwriter
1938
Eleanor Bron, English actress and screenwriter
1938
Jan Crouch, American televangelist, co-founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network (d. 2016)
1938
John Gleeson, Australian cricketer (d. 2016)
1938
Árpád Orbán, Hungarian footballer (d. 2008)
1937
Peter van der Merwe, South African cricketer and referee (d. 2013)
1936
Bob Charles, New Zealand golfer
1934
Eugene Cernan, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2017)
1934
Paul Rader, American 15th General of The Salvation Army
1933
Michael Caine, English actor and author
1933
Quincy Jones, American singer-songwriter, trumpet player, and producer
1932
Mark Murphy, American singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2015)
1932
Naina Yeltsina, Russian wife of Boris Yeltsin, First Lady of Russia
1929
Bob Goalby, American golfer
1928
Frank Borman, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut
1928
Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente, Spanish environmentalist (d. 1980)
1926
François Morel, Canadian pianist, composer, conductor, and educator (d. 2018)
1925
William Clay Ford, Sr., American businessman (d. 2014)
1925
Joseph A. Unanue, American sergeant and businessman (d. 2013)
1923
Diane Arbus, American photographer (d. 1971)
1922
Les Baxter, American pianist and composer (d. 1996)
1921
S. Truett Cathy, American businessman, founded Chick-fil-A (d. 2014)
1921
Ada Louise Huxtable, American author and critic (d. 2013)
1920
Hank Ketcham, American author and cartoonist, created Dennis the Menace (d. 2001)
1920
Dorothy Tyler-Odam, English high jumper (d. 2014)
1919
Max Shulman, American author and screenwriter (d. 1988)
1918
Zoia Horn, American librarian (d. 2014)
1917
Alan Smith, English lieutenant and pilot (d. 2013)
1916
Horton Foote, American author, playwright, and screenwriter (d. 2009)
1915
Alexander Brott, Canadian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 2005)
1914
Lee Hays, American singer-songwriter (d. 1981)
1914
Bill Owen, English actor and songwriter (d. 1999)
1914
Lee Petty, American race car driver and businessman, founded Petty Enterprises (d. 2000)
1912
Cliff Bastin, English footballer (d. 1991)
1912
Les Brown, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 2001)
1912
W. Graham Claytor, Jr. American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician, 15th United States Secretary of the Navy (d. 1994)
1912
W. Willard Wirtz, American lawyer and politician, 10th United States Secretary of Labor (d. 2010)
1911
Akira Yoshizawa, Japanese origamist (d. 2005)
1908
Ed Heinemann, American designer of military aircraft (d. 1991)
1908
Maurice Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher and academic (d. 1961)
1908
Philip Conrad Vincent, English engineer and businessman, founded Vincent Motorcycles (d. 1979)
1906
Ulvi Cemal Erkin, Turkish composer and educator (d. 1972)
1905
Raymond Aron, French journalist, sociologist, and philosopher (d. 1983)
1904
Doris Eaton Travis, American actress and dancer (d. 2010)
1903
Adolph Gottlieb, American painter and sculptor (d. 1974)
1901
Sid Atkinson, South African hurdler and long jumper (d. 1977)
1899
K. C. Irving, Canadian businessman, founded Irving Oil (d. 1992)
1898
Reginald Marsh, French-American painter and illustrator (d. 1954)
1887
Sylvia Beach, American-French publisher, founded Shakespeare and Company (d. 1962)
1886
Firmin Lambot, Belgian cyclist (d. 1964)
1885
Raoul Lufbery, French-American soldier and pilot (d. 1918)
1882
Wacław Sierpiński, Polish mathematician and academic (d. 1969)
1879
Albert Einstein, German-American physicist, engineer, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
1874
Anton Philips, Dutch businessman, co-founded Philips Electronics (d. 1951)
1869
Algernon Blackwood, English author and playwright (d. 1951)
1868
Emily Murphy, Canadian jurist, author, and activist (d. 1933)
1863
Casey Jones, American engineer (d. 1900)
1862
Vilhelm Bjerknes, Norwegian physicist and meteorologist (d. 1951)
1854
Paul Ehrlich, German physician and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1915)
1854
John Lane, English publisher, co-founded The Bodley Head (d. 1925)
1854
Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian author and poet (d. 1920)
1854
Thomas R. Marshall, American lawyer and politician, 28th Vice President of the United States of America (d. 1925)
1853
Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss painter (d. 1918)
1847
Castro Alves, Brazilian poet and playwright (d. 1871)
1844
Umberto I of Italy (d. 1900)
1844
Arthur O'Shaughnessy, English poet and herpetologist (d. 1881)
1837
Charles Ammi Cutter, American librarian (d. 1903)
1836
Isabella Beeton, English author of Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management (d. 1865)
1835
Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer and historian (d. 1910)
1833
Frederic Shields, English painter and illustrator (d. 1911)
1833
Lucy Hobbs Taylor, American dentist and educator (d. 1910)
1823
Théodore de Banville, French poet and critic (d. 1891)
1822
Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies (d. 1889)
1820
Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (d. 1878)
1813
Joseph P. Bradley, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1892)
1804
Johann Strauss I, Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1849)
1801
Kristjan Jaak Peterson, Estonian poet (d. 1822)
1800
James Bogardus, American inventor and architect (d. 1874)
1790
Ludwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver (d. 1863)
1638
Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (d. 1710)

Deaths On This Day

2019
Jake Phelps, American skateboarder and Thrasher editor-in-chief (b. 1962)
2019
Charlie Whiting, British motorsport director (b. 1952)
2018
Jim Bowen, English stand-up comedian and TV personality (b. 1937)
2018
Marielle Franco, Brazilian politician and human rights activist (b. 1979)
2018
Stephen Hawking, English physicist and author (b. 1942)
2018
Liam O'Flynn, Irish uileann piper (b. 1945)
2016
John W. Cahn, German-American metallurgist and academic (b. 1928)
2016
Peter Maxwell Davies, English composer and conductor (b. 1934)
2016
Suranimala Rajapaksha, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician (b. 1949)
2014
Tony Benn, English politician, Postmaster General of the United Kingdom (b. 1925)
2014
Meir Har-Zion, Israeli commander (b. 1934)
2013
Jack Greene, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1930)
2013
Aramais Sahakyan, Armenian poet and author (b. 1936)
2013
Ieng Sary, Vietnamese-Cambodian politician, Cambodian Minister for Foreign Affairs (b. 1925)
2012
Pierre Schoendoerffer, French director and screenwriter (b. 1928)
2012
Ċensu Tabone, Maltese general and politician, 4th President of Malta (b. 1913)
2010
Peter Graves, American actor (b. 1926)
2008
Chiara Lubich, Italian activist, co-founded the Focolare Movement (b. 1920)
2007
Lucie Aubrac, French educator and activist (b. 1912)
2006
Lennart Meri, Estonian director and politician, 2nd President of Estonia (b. 1929)
2003
Jack Goldstein, Canadian-American painter (b. 1945)
2003
Jean-Luc Lagardère, French engineer and businessman (b. 1928)
1999
Kirk Alyn, American actor (b. 1910)
1999
John Broome, American author (b. 1913)
1997
Fred Zinnemann, Austrian-American director and producer (b. 1907)
1995
William Alfred Fowler, American physicist and astronomer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
1991
Howard Ashman, American playwright and composer (b. 1950)
1989
Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary (b. 1892)
1984
Hovhannes Shiraz, Armenian poet (b. 1915)
1980
Mohammad Hatta, Indonesian politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Indonesia (b. 1902)
1980
Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente, Spanish environmentalist (b. 1928)
1977
Fannie Lou Hamer, American activist and philanthropist (b. 1917)
1976
Busby Berkeley, American director and choreographer (b. 1895)
1975
Susan Hayward, American actress (b. 1917)
1973
Howard H. Aiken, American computer scientist and engineer (b. 1900)
1973
Chic Young, American cartoonist (b. 1901)
1969
Ben Shahn, Lithuanian-American painter, illustrator, and educator (b. 1898)
1968
Erwin Panofsky, German historian and academic (b. 1892)
1965
Marion Jones Farquhar, American tennis player (b. 1879)
1957
Evagoras Pallikarides, Cypriot activist (b. 1938)
1953
Klement Gottwald, Czechoslovak Communist politician and 14th President of Czechoslovakia (b. 1896)
1932
George Eastman, American inventor and businessman, founded Eastman Kodak (b. 1854)
1884
Quintino Sella, Italian economist and politician, Italian Minister of Finances (b. 1827)
1883
Karl Marx, German philosopher and theorist (b. 1818)
1877
Juan Manuel de Rosas, Argentinian general and politician, 17th Governor of Buenos Aires Province (b. 1793)
1860
Carl Ritter von Ghega, Italian engineer, designed the Semmering railway (b. 1802)
1823
Charles François Dumouriez, French general and politician, French Minister of War (b. 1739)
1811
Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, English academic and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1735)
1803
Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet (b. 1724)
1791
Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and critic (b. 1725)
1757
John Byng, British admiral and politician, 11th Commodore Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1704)
1748
George Wade, Irish field marshal and politician (b. 1673)
1696
Jean Domat, French lawyer and jurist (b. 1625)
1648
Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, English general and politician (b. 1584)
1647
Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (b. 1584)
1555
John Russell, 1st Earl of Bedford (b. 1485)
968
Matilda of Ringelheim, Saxon queen (b. c. 896)
840
Einhard, Frankish scholar

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