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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.€129 Million
US$179.25 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2014
9.$172 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2011
10.$165 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2007
11.€105 Million
US$148.73 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2011
12.€113.51 Million
US$140 Million
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2018
13.$137 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2015
14.€119.37 Million
US$134.99 Million
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2019
15.$123 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2017
16.$120 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2020
17.$119 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2017
18.€82 Million
US$92.86 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2019
19.$90 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2020
20.€79 Million
US$83.96 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2017
21.€76 Million
US$83.79 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Mar 20, 2020
22.$77 Million
Draw Date
Mar 16, 1994
23.$75 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2006
24.€65 Million
US$71.66 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2020
25.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2014

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1990
Wednesday, Mar 14, 1990
30 years old
1987
Saturday, Mar 14, 1987
33 years old
1984
Wednesday, Mar 14, 1984
36 years old
1975
Friday, Mar 14, 1975
45 years old
1971
Sunday, Mar 14, 1971
49 years old
1969
Friday, Mar 14, 1969
51 years old
1967
Tuesday, Mar 14, 1967
53 years old
1966
Monday, Mar 14, 1966
54 years old
1963
Thursday, Mar 14, 1963
57 years old
1961
Tuesday, Mar 14, 1961
59 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2019
Cyclone Idai has swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe over the past few days, destroying almost everything in its path, causing devastating floods, killing and injuring thousands of people and ruining crops. More than 2.6 million people could be affected across the three countries, and the port city of Beira, which was hit on March 8 and is home to 500,000 people, is now an “island in the ocean”, almost completely cut off.
2008
A series of riots, protests, and demonstrations erupt in Lhasa and elsewhere in Tibet.
2007
The Left Front government of West Bengal sends at least 3,000 police to Nandigram in an attempt to break Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee resistance there; the resulting clash leaves 14 dead.
2006
Members of the Chadian military fail in an attempted coup d'état.
1995
Space exploration: Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on board a Russian launch vehicle.
1994
Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released.
1988
Johnson South Reef Skirmish: Chinese forces defeat Vietnamese forces in Johnson South Reef, disputed Spratly Islands.
1982
The South African government bombs the headquarters of the African National Congress in London.
1980
In Poland, LOT Flight 7 crashes during final approach near Warsaw, killing 87 people, including a 14-man American boxing team.
1979
In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing 44 and injuring at least 200.
1978
The Israel Defense Forces invade and occupies southern Lebanon in Operation Litani.
1967
The body of U.S. President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
1964
A jury in Dallas finds Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, the assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy.
1961
USAFBroken Arrow nuclear weapon mishap in B-52 crash near Yuba City, Ca.
1951
Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul.
1945
World War II: The R.A.F.'s first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany.
1943
World War II: The Kraków Ghetto is "liquidated".
1942
Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the United States successfully to treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin.
1939
Slovakia declares independence under German pressure.
1936
The first all-sound film version of Show Boat opens at Radio City Music Hall.
1931
Alam Ara, India's first talking film, is released.
1926
El Virilla train accident, Costa Rica: A train falls off a bridge over the Río Virilla between Heredia and Tibás. Two hundred forty-eight are killed and 93 wounded.
1910
Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vents to atmosphere.
1903
The Hay-Herrán Treaty, granting the United States the right to build the Panama Canal, is ratified by the United States Senate. The Senate of Colombia would later reject the treaty.
1903
Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge is established by US President Theodore Roosevelt.
1900
The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing 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 in London.
1794
Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.
1782
Battle of Wuchale: Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I pacifies a group of Oromo near Wuchale.
1780
American Revolutionary War: Spanish forces captureFort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans in Spanish Louisiana.
1757
Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War.
1663
Otto von Guericke completes his book on Vacuum.
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.
1489
The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.
1381
Chioggia concludes an alliance with Zadar and Trogir against Venice, which becomes changed in 1412 in Šibenik.
313
Emperor Jin Huaidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao).
44 BC
Casca and Cassius decide, on the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should live.

Births On This Day

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
Pat O'Hanlon, Australian rugby league player
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
1989
Colby O'Donis, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1988
Stephen Curry, American basketball player
1988
Rico Freimuth, German decathlete
1987
Robert Clark, American actor
1986
Jamie Bell, English actor and dancer
1986
Elton Chigumbura, Zimbabwean cricketer
1986
Jessica Gallagher, Australian skier and cyclist
1986
Andy Taylor, English footballer
1984
Aric Almirola, American race car driver
1984
Liesel Pritzker Simmons, American actress and philanthropist
1983
Bakhtiyar Artayev, Kazakh boxer
1983
Taylor Hanson, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1983
Anas Sarwar, Scottish dentist and politician
1983
Jin Sha, Chinese singer and actress
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
1979
Dan Sexbang, lead singer of NSP, American Internet Celebrity (2013-present)
1978
Pieter van den Hoogenband, Dutch swimmer
1977
Vadims Fjodorovs, Latvian footballer and coach
1977
Aki Hoshino, Japanese model and author
1977
Naoki Matsuda, Japanese footballer (d. 2011)
1977
Jeremy Paul, New Zealand-Australian rugby player
1976
Daniel Gillies, Canadian-New Zealand actor, director, and screenwriter
1976
Phil Vickery, English rugby player and sportscaster
1975
Rushanara Ali, Bangladeshi-English politician
1975
Steve Harper, English footballer and referee
1975
Dmitri Markov, Belarusian-Australian pole vaulter
1974
Ben Kennedy, Australian rugby player
1974
Santino Marella, Canadian-American wrestler and actor
1974
Patrick Traverse, Canadian ice hockey player
1973
Rohit Shetty, Indian film director and producer
1972
Irom Chanu Sharmila, Indian poet and activist
1971
Charlie Elphicke, English lawyer and politician
1970
Kristian Bush, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1969
Michael Bland, American drummer and producer
1969
Larry Johnson, American basketball player and actor
1968
Megan Follows, Canadian-American actress
1968
James Frain, English actor
1968
Serena Rees, English businesswoman, co-founded Agent Provocateur
1967
Jeremy BaumbergFRS Professor of Nanoscience at the University of Cambridge
1966
Jonas Elmer, Danish actor, director, and screenwriter
1966
Elise Neal, American actress and producer
1966
Gary Anthony Williams, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
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
1964
Dario Bisso Sabàdin, Italian conductor and composer
1963
Andrew Fleming, American director and screenwriter
1963
Bruce Reid, Australian cricketer and coach
1961
Garry Jack, Australian rugby league player and coach
1961
Penny Johnson Jerald, American actress
1961
Mike Lazaridis, Turkish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist, founded BlackBerry Limited
1961
Hiro Matsushita, Japanese race car driver
1960
Heidi Hammel, American astronomer and academic
1959
Steve Byrnes, American sportscaster and producer (d. 2015)
1959
Laila Robins, American actress
1959
Tamara Tunie, American actress
1958
Albert II, Prince of Monaco
1958
Francine Stock, English journalist and author
1957
Jean van de Velde, Dutch director and screenwriter
1957
Tad Williams, American author
1956
Sean Mathias, Welsh actor, director, and screenwriter
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)
1954
Brian Smith, Australian rugby league player and coach
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
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, class action attorney
1946
Wes Unseld, American basketball player, coach, and manager
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
Pilar Bardem, Spanish actress
1939
Raymond J. Barry, American actor
1939
Bertrand Blier, French director and screenwriter
1939
Yves Boisset, French director and screenwriter
1939
Jan Crouch, American televangelist, co-founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network (d. 2016)
1938
Eleanor Bron, English actress and screenwriter
1938
John Gleeson, Australian cricketer (d. 2016)
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)
1922
China Zorrilla, Uruguayan actress, director, and producer (d. 2014)
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)
1918
Dennis Patrick, American actor and director (d. 2002)
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 engineer (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)
1906
Fazıl Küçük, Cypriot journalist and politician (d. 1984)
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
Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist and philologist (d. 1985)
1898
Reginald Marsh, French-American painter and illustrator (d. 1954)
1894
Osa Johnson, American director and explorer (d. 1953)
1887
Sylvia Beach, American-French publisher, founded Shakespeare and Company (d. 1962)
1886
Firmin Lambot, Belgian cyclist (d. 1964)
1885
Gervais Raoul Lufbery, French-American soldier and pilot (d. 1918)
1882
Wacław Sierpiński, Polish mathematician and academic (d. 1969)
1880
Princess Thyra of Denmark (d. 1945)
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)
1866
Alexey Troitsky, Russian composer and author (d. 1942)
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)
1681
Georg Philipp Telemann, German composer and theorist (d. 1767)
1665
Giuseppe Crespi, Italian painter (d. 1747)
1638
Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (d. 1710)
1576
Eric of Lorraine, Bishop of Verdun (d. 1623)
1473
Reinhard IV, Count of Hanau-Münzenberg (d. 1512)
1418
Philip II, Count of Nassau-Weilburg (d. 1492)
1415
Wilhelm II, Count of Henneberg-Schleusingen (d. 1444)

Deaths On This Day

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
Emily Nasrallah, Lebanese writer and women's rights activist. (b. 1931)
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 pilot and 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)
2002
Cherry Wilder, New Zealand author and poet (b. 1930)
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)
1992
Jean Poiret, French actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1926)
1991
Howard Ashman, American playwright and composer (b. 1950)
1991
Margery Sharp, English author (b. 1905)
1989
Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary (b. 1892)
1984
Hovhannes Shiraz, Armenian poet (b. 1915)
1983
Maurice Ronet, French actor and director (b. 1927)
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 (b. 1896)
1949
John Callan O'Laughlin, American journalist and politician, 17th United States Assistant Secretary of State (b. 1873)
1946
Werner von Blomberg, German field marshal (b. 1878)
1942
René Bull, Irish lieutenant and illustrator (b. 1872)
1932
George Eastman, American inventor and businessman, founded Eastman Kodak (b. 1854)
1921
Larry McLean, Canadian-American baseball player (b. 1881)
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)
1805
Stanisław Szczęsny Potocki, Polish-Lithuanian general (b. 1753)
1803
Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet (b. 1724)
1791
Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and critic (b. 1725)
1765
Ayagawa Gorōji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 2nd Yokozuna (b. 1703)
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)
1632
Tokugawa Hidetada, Japanese shōgun (b. 1579)
1571
John Sigismund Zápolya, Hungarian king (b. 1540)
1555
John Russell, 1st Earl of Bedford (b. 1485)
1471
Thomas Malory, English author and politician (b. 1405)
1457
The Jingtai Emperor, ruler of Ming China (b. 1428)
1397
Henry VIII the Sparrow, Duke of Żagań-Głogów (b.c. 1357)
968
Matilda of Ringelheim, Frankish queen and saint (b. 895)
840
Einhard, Frankish scholar
757
Li Lin, prince of the Tang dynasty
557
Leobinus, bishop of Chartres
313
Emperor Huai of Jin (b. 284)

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