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On This Day in History:  March 17

March 17 is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 289 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Coronavirus begins to impact lottery industry. Every aspect of life in America has been impacted by the spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus (COVID-19), including the lottery.
2019
$550 MILLION: Red hot Powerball jackpot rolls again. This week Powerball is the hot ticket, featuring a jackpot payout of more than a half-billion dollars.
2018
How a lottery jackpot winner became a bank robber. A man who once won millions of dollars in the California Lottery pleaded guilty Thursday in downtown Los Angeles to four counts of bank robbery.
2016
Happy St. Patrick's Day. May the luck o' the Irish be yours today!
2013
$260 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges. There was no jackpot winner in the Saturday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $260 million for Wednesday's drawing.
2012
$241 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery frenzy ramps up. The multi-state Mega Millions lottery game once again enters the spotlight, as lottery players across the United States will vie for a Mega-jackpot Tuesday that promises to radically change one lucky winner's life.
2011
Florida man wins lottery, must visit mom. A man who sarcastically told his mom he'd visit when he won the lottery ... won the lottery.
2011
Oregon Lottery draws St. Patrick's Raffle. The Oregon Lottery today held the state's sixth raffle drawing — the third it has held on St. Patrick's Day.
2011
$201 MILLION: Mega Million lottery jackpot soars. Lottery players across the United States are buying their Mega Millions tickets in preparation for Friday's massive $201 million drawing.
2010
Happy St. Patrick's Day. May the luck o' the Irish be yours today!
2009
Happy St. Patrick's Day. May the luck o' the Irish be yours today!
2009
N.Y. man claims $26M Mega Millions lottery jackpot. A yet-to-be identified Wyandanch, New York, resident came forward to claim his $26 million Mega Millions prize yesterday, lottery officials said.
2009
Auto workers collect lottery winnings. There haven't been many happy stories involving Indiana auto workers lately, but one family is an exception.
2009
Proposal would rename N.C. education lottery. Some state lawmakers aren't happy with where some North Carolina Education Lottery dollars are headed -- and they're trying to do something to change it.
2008
Happy St. Patrick's Day!. May the luck o' the Irish be yours today!
2008
Tax office workers win Powerball lottery jackpot. Eight female employees of the Monongalia County sheriff's tax office in West Virginia won Saturday night's $276.3 million Powerball jackpot, officials said today.
2007
Nevada panel passes lottery proposal. Over the opposition of two major gaming corporations, an Assembly committee voted 8-5 Thursday to let voters decide whether to legalize a state lottery.
2007
Four contenders will vie for winning lottery ticket in court. Confusion over who purchased what ticket and when has three people -- maybe four -- and one corporation claiming ownership of Saturday's $1 million winning Powerball lottery ticket.
2006
$270M Mega Millions lottery jackpot claimed anonymously. The winner of the biggest lottery jackpot won in Ohio has claimed the $270 million prize anonymously by forming a trust.
2004
Lottery millionaire admits laundering money for drug dealers. A man who won $6.7 million in the lottery a decade ago was ordered to stay in his house for six months for laundering money for drug dealers.
2004
Mega Millions jackpot increases to $36 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $36 million Wednesday.
2004
Miami Police Search For Pair In Alleged Lotto Scam. Miami Police are searching for a Latino couple that scammed a woman out of $11,000, telling her they needed her help to cash a winning lottery ticket valued at $425,000.
2004
Oregon Lottery Drops Plan to Cut Taverns' Commissions. The Oregon Lottery director said Monday that she plans to rework her controversial proposal to cut bar and tavern owners' video poker compensation.
2004
Foreign Lottery Scams Making Big Comeback. It starts with a postcard, a phone call -- maybe even an email -- telling you you've just won millions in a foreign lottery. It's a scam that's went underground for a while, but lately has made a comeback -- in a big way.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$562.1 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 20, 2019
2.$456.7 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2018
3.$414 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2014
4.$377 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 20, 2018
5.$260 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 20, 2013
6.$241 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 20, 2012
7.$201 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2011
8.$183 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2007
9.€105 Million
US$148.73 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2011
10.€114.86 Million
US$141.22 Million
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2018
11.$141 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2017
12.€121.9 Million
US$138.37 Million
Draw Date
Mar 19, 2019
13.$131 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2017
14.$130 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2020
15.$90 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2020
16.$88 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2006
17.$85 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 19, 2011
18.€76 Million
US$83.79 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Mar 20, 2020
19.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 19, 2014
19.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 19, 2016
21.$72 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2007
22.€65 Million
US$71.66 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 17, 2020
23.$69 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2008
24.€61 Million
US$68.81 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2016
25.€60 Million
US$67.68 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2016

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1988
Thursday, Mar 17, 1988
32 years old
1983
Thursday, Mar 17, 1983
37 years old
1976
Wednesday, Mar 17, 1976
44 years old
1970
Tuesday, Mar 17, 1970
50 years old
1969
Monday, Mar 17, 1969
51 years old
1967
Friday, Mar 17, 1967
53 years old
1965
Wednesday, Mar 17, 1965
55 years old
1964
Tuesday, Mar 17, 1964
56 years old
1961
Friday, Mar 17, 1961
59 years old
1956
Saturday, Mar 17, 1956
64 years old
1953
Tuesday, Mar 17, 1953
67 years old
1949
Thursday, Mar 17, 1949
71 years old
1949
Thursday, Mar 17, 1949
71 years old
1937
Wednesday, Mar 17, 1937
83 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2004
Unrest in Kosovo: More than 22 are killed and 200 wounded. Thirty-five Serbian Orthodox shrines in Kosovo and two mosques in Serbia are destroyed.
2003
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth AffairsRobin Cook, resigns from the British Cabinet in disagreement with government plans for the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
2000
Five hundred thirty members of the Ugandan cult Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God die in a fire, considered to be a mass murder or suicide orchestrated by leaders of the cult. Elsewhere another 248 members are later found dead.
1992
Israeli Embassy attack in Buenos Aires: Car bomb attack kills 29 and injures 242.
1992
A referendum to end apartheid in South Africa is passed 68.7% to 31.2%.
1988
A ColombianBoeing 727jetliner, Avianca Flight 410, crashes into a mountainside near the Venezuelan border killing 143.
1988
Eritrean War of Independence: The Nadew Command, an Ethiopian army corps in Eritrea, is attacked on three sides by military units of the Eritrean People's Liberation Front in the opening action of the Battle of Afabet.
1985
Serial killerRichard Ramirez, aka the "Night Stalker", commits the first two murders in his Los Angeles murder spree.
1979
The Penmanshiel Tunnel collapses during engineering works, killing two workers.
1973
The Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph Burst of Joy is taken, depicting a former prisoner of war being reunited with his family, which came to symbolize the end of United States involvement in the Vietnam War.
1969
Golda Meir becomes the first female Prime Minister of Israel.
1968
As a result of nerve gas testing in Skull Valley, Utah, over 6,000 sheep are found dead.
1966
Off the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean, the DSV Alvin submarine finds a missing American hydrogen bomb.
1963
Mount Agung erupted on Bali killing more than 1,100 people.
1960
U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the National Security Council directive on the anti-Cuban covert action program that will ultimately lead to the Bay of Pigs Invasion.
1959
Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Tibet for India.
1958
The United States launches the Vanguard 1satellite.
1957
A plane crash in Cebu, Philippines kills Philippine PresidentRamon Magsaysay and 24 others.
1950
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley announce the creation of element 98, which they name "californium".
1948
Belgium, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Brussels, a precursor to the North Atlantic Treaty establishing NATO.
1947
First flight of the B-45 Tornadostrategic bomber.
1945
The Ludendorff Bridge in Remagen, Germany, collapses, ten days after its capture.
1942
Holocaust: The first Jews from the Lvov Ghetto are gassed at the Belzec death camp in what is today eastern Poland.
1941
In Washington, D.C., the National Gallery of Art is officially opened by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
1939
Second Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Nanchang between the Kuomintang and Japan begins.
1921
The Second Polish Republic adopts the March Constitution.
1891
SS Utopia collides with HMS Anson in the Bay of Gibraltar and sinks, killing 562 of the 880 passengers on board.
1861
The Kingdom of Italy is proclaimed.
1860
The First Taranaki War begins in Taranaki, New Zealand, a major phase of the New Zealand land wars.
1852
Annibale De Gasparis discovers in Naples the asteroid Psyche from the north dome of the Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte
1842
The Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is formed.
1824
The Anglo-Dutch Treaty is signed in London, dividing the Malay archipelago. As a result, the Malay Peninsula is dominated by the British, while Sumatra and Java and surrounding areas are dominated by the Dutch.
1805
The Italian Republic, with Napoleon as president, becomes the Kingdom of Italy, with Napoleon as King.
1780
American Revolution: George Washington grants the Continental Army a holiday "as an act of solidarity with the Irish in their fight for independence".
1776
American Revolution: British forces evacuateBoston, ending the Siege of Boston, after George Washington and Henry Knoxplace artillery in positions overlooking the city.
1677
The Siege of Valenciennes, during the Franco-Dutch War, ends with France's taking of the city.
1560
Fort Coligny on Villegagnon Island in Rio de Janeiro is attacked and destroyed during the Portuguese campaign against France Antarctique.
1452
The Battle of Los Alporchones is fought in the context of the Spanish Reconquista between the Emirate of Granada and the combined forces of the Kingdom of Castile and Murcia resulting in a Christian victory.
1337
Edward, the Black Prince is made Duke of Cornwall, the first Duchy in England.
1001
The Raja of Butuan in what is now the Philippines sends a tributary mission to the Song dynasty.
455
Petronius Maximus becomes, with support of the Roman Senate, emperor of the Western Roman Empire; he forces Licinia Eudoxia, the widow of his predecessor, Valentinian III, to marry him.
180
Commodus becomes sole emperor of the Roman Empire at the age of eighteen, following the death of his father, Marcus Aurelius.
45 BC
In his last victory, Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger in the Battle of Munda.

Births On This Day

1997
Katie Ledecky, American swimmer
1995
Ashley Taylor, Australian rugby league player
1994
Dean Britt, Australian rugby league player
1993
Matteo Bianchetti, Italian footballer
1992
Patrick Cantlay, American golfer
1992
John Boyega, English actor
1991
Jack De Belin, Australian rugby league player
1990
Hozier, Irish singer-songwriter and musician
1990
Saina Nehwal, Indian badminton player
1989
Shinji Kagawa, Japanese footballer
1988
Rasmus Elm, Swedish footballer
1988
Fraser Forster, English footballer
1988
Grimes, Canadian artist, musician and music video director
1988
Ryan White, Canadian ice hockey player
1987
Federico Fazio, Argentinian footballer
1987
Krisnan Inu, New Zealand rugby league player
1987
Ryan Parent, Canadian ice hockey player
1987
Bobby Ryan, American ice hockey player
1986
Chris Davis, American baseball player
1986
Edin Džeko, Bosnian footballer
1986
Miles Kane, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1986
Silke Spiegelburg, German pole vaulter
1985
Tuğba Karademir, Turkish-Canadian figure skater
1984
Ryan Rottman, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1983
Raul Meireles, Portuguese footballer
1983
James Heath, English golfer
1982
Steven Pienaar, South African footballer
1981
Aaron Baddeley, American-Australian golfer
1981
Servet Çetin, Turkish footballer
1981
Kyle Korver, American basketball player
1980
Danny Califf, American soccer player
1980
Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistani tennis player
1979
Stormy Daniels, born Stephanie Gregory, American adult film actress
1979
Andrew Ference, Canadian ice hockey player
1979
Stephen Kramer Glickman, Canadian-American actor, director, producer, and fashion designer
1979
Samoa Joe, American professional wrestler
1978
Zachery Kouwe, American journalist
1977
Tamar Braxton, American singer-songwriter and actress
1976
Scott Downs, American baseball player
1976
Stephen Gately, Irish singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2009)
1976
Álvaro Recoba, Uruguayan footballer
1975
Justin Hawkins, English singer-songwriter
1975
Puneeth Rajkumar, Indian actor, singer, and producer
1975
Test, Canadian-American wrestler (d. 2009)
1975
Natalie Zea, American actress
1974
Mark Dolan, English comedian and television host
1973
Rico Blanco, Filipino singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
1973
Caroline Corr, Irish singer and drummer
1973
Vance Wilson, American baseball player and manager
1972
Melissa Auf der Maur, Canadian-American singer-songwriter and bass player
1972
Torquil Campbell, English-Canadian singer-songwriter and actor
1972
Mia Hamm, American soccer player
1971
Bill Mueller, American baseball player and coach
1970
Patrick Lebeau, Canadian ice hockey player
1970
Gene Ween, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1969
Edgar Grospiron, French skier
1969
Alexander McQueen, English fashion designer, founded own eponymous brand (d. 2010)
1968
Eri Nitta, Japanese singer-songwriter and actress
1968
Mathew St. Patrick, American actor and producer
1967
Jason Alchin, Australian rugby league player
1967
Billy Corgan, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and producer
1967
Barry Minkow, American pastor and businessman
1966
Andrew Rosindell, English journalist and politician
1965
Andrew Hudson, South African cricketer
1964
Stefano Borgonovo, Italian footballer (d. 2013)
1964
Lee Dixon, English footballer and journalist
1964
Rob Lowe, American actor and producer
1964
Jacques Songo'o, Cameroonian footballer and coach
1963
Roger Harper, Guyanese cricketer and coach
1962
Carsten Almqvist, Swedish business executive
1962
Ank Bijleveld, Dutch politician
1962
Kalpana Chawla, Indian-American astronaut (d. 2003)
1962
Janet Gardner, American singer and guitarist
1962
Clare Grogan, Scottish singer and actress
1962
Rob Sitch, Australian actor, director, and producer
1961
Sam Bowie, American basketball player
1961
Dana Reeve, American actress, singer, and activist (d. 2006)
1961
Casey Siemaszko, American actor
1960
Arye Gross, American actor
1960
Vicki Lewis, American actress and singer
1959
Danny Ainge, American baseball and basketball player
1959
Paul Black, American singer-songwriter and drummer
1958
Christian Clemenson, American actor
1958
Jorge Ramos, Mexican-American journalist and author
1957
Michael Kelly, American journalist and author (d. 2003)
1956
Patrick McDonnell, American author and illustrator
1956
Rory McGrath, British comedian, television personality, and writer
1955
Cynthia McKinney, American activist and politician
1955
Paul Overstreet, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1955
Gary Sinise, American actor, director, and bass player
1954
Lesley-Anne Down, English actress
1953
Filemon Lagman, Filipino activist (d. 2001)
1953
Chuck Muncie, American football player (d. 2013)
1952
Barry Horne, English activist (d. 2001)
1951
Scott Gorham, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1951
Craig Ramsay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1951
Kurt Russell, American actor and producer
1949
Patrick Duffy, American actor, director, and producer
1949
Pat Rice, Irish footballer and coach
1949
Stuart Rose, English businessman
1948
William Gibson, American-Canadian author and screenwriter
1948
Alex MacDonald, Scottish footballer and manager
1947
Yury Chernavsky, Russian-American songwriter and producer
1945
Michael Hayden, American general, 20th Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
1944
Pattie Boyd, English model, author, and photographer
1944
Cito Gaston, American baseball player and manager
1944
John Sebastian, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1943
Jeff Banks, Welsh fashion designer
1943
Andrew Brook, Canadian philosopher, author, and academic
1942
John Wayne Gacy, American serial killer and rapist (d. 1994)
1941
Wang Jin-pyng, Taiwanese soldier and politician
1941
Paul Kantner, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2016)
1941
Max Stafford-Clark, English director and academic
1940
Mark White, American lawyer and politician, 43rd Governor of Texas
1939
Jim Gary, American sculptor (d. 2006)
1939
Bill Graham, Canadian academic and politician, 4th Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs
1939
Robin Knox-Johnston, English sailor and first person to perform a single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the globe
1939
Giovanni Trapattoni, Italian footballer and manager
1938
Rudolf Nureyev, Russian-French dancer and choreographer (d. 1993)
1938
Keith O'Brien, Northern Ireland-born Scottish cleric, theologian, and cardinal (d. 2018)
1938
Zola Taylor, American singer (d. 2007)
1937
Galina Samsova, Russian ballerina
1936
Ladislav Kupkovič, Slovakian composer and conductor (d. 2016)
1936
Ken Mattingly, American admiral, pilot, and astronaut
1935
Fred T. Mackenzie, American biologist and academic
1935
Adam Wade, American singer, drummer, and actor
1933
Myrlie Evers-Williams, American journalist and activist
1933
Penelope Lively, English author
1931
Patricia Breslin, American actress (d. 2011)
1931
David Peakall, English-American chemist and toxicologist (d. 2001)
1930
Paul Horn, American-Canadian flute player and saxophonist (d. 2014)
1930
James Irwin, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 1991)
1928
William John McKeag, Canadian businessman and politician, 17th Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba (d. 2007)
1927
Betty Allen, American soprano and educator (d. 2009)
1926
Siegfried Lenz, Polish-German author and playwright (d. 2014)
1925
Gabriele Ferzetti, Italian actor (d. 2015)
1924
Stephen Dodgson, English composer and educator (d. 2013)
1922
Patrick Suppes, American psychologist and philosopher (d. 2014)
1921
Meir Amit, Israeli general and politician, 12th Israeli Minister of Communications (d. 2009)
1920
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladeshi politician, 1st President of Bangladesh (d. 1975)
1919
Nat King Cole, American singer, pianist, and television host (d. 1965)
1915
Robert S. Arbib Jr., American ornithologist, writer and conservationist (d. 1987)
1915
Ray Ellington, English drummer and bandleader (d. 1985)
1915
Bill Roycroft, Australian equestrian rider (d. 2011)
1914
Sammy Baugh, American football player and coach (d. 2008)
1912
Bayard Rustin, American activist (d. 1987)
1912
Manohar Aich, Indian bodybuilder and Mr. Universe (d. 2016)
1910
Sonny Werblin, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1991)
1907
Jean Van Houtte, Belgian academic and politician, 50th Prime Minister of Belgium (d. 1991)
1907
Takeo Miki, Japanese politician, 41st Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1988)
1906
Brigitte Helm, German-Swiss actress (d. 1996)
1904
Chaim Gross, Austrian-American sculptor and educator (d. 1991)
1902
Bobby Jones, American golfer and lawyer (d. 1971)
1901
Alfred Newman, American composer and conductor (d. 1970)
1895
Lloyd Rees, Australian painter (d. 1988)
1894
Paul Green, American playwright and academic (d. 1981)
1892
Sayed Darwish, Egyptian singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1923)
1891
Ross McLarty, Australian politician, 17th Premier of Western Australia (d. 1962)
1889
Harry Clarke, Irish stained-glass artist and book illustrator (d. 1931)
1888
Paul Ramadier, French lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1961)
1886
Princess Patricia of Connaught (d. 1974)
1885
Ralph Rose, American shot putter, discus thrower, and tug of war competitor (d. 1913)
1884
Alcide Nunez, American clarinet player (d. 1934)
1881
Walter Rudolf Hess, Swiss physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
1880
Patrick Hastings, English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales (d. 1952)
1880
Lawrence Oates, English lieutenant and explorer (d. 1912)
1877
Edith New, British militant suffragette (d. 1951)
1877
Otto Gross, Austrian-German psychoanalyst and philosopher (d. 1920)
1867
Patrice Contamine de Latour, Spanish poet (d. 1926)
1866
Pierce Butler, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1939)
1864
Joseph Baptista, Indian engineer, lawyer, and politician (d. 1930)
1862
Silvio Gesell, Belgian merchant and economist (d. 1930)
1856
Mikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (d. 1910)
1849
Charles F. Brush, American businessman and philanthropist, co-invented the Arc lamp (d. 1929)
1849
Cornelia Clapp, American marine biologist (d. 1934)
1846
Kate Greenaway, English author and illustrator (d. 1901)
1839
Josef Rheinberger, Liechtensteiner-German organist and composer (d. 1901)
1834
Gottlieb Daimler, German engineer and businessman, co-founded Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (d. 1900)
1820
Jean Ingelow, English poet and author (d. 1897)
1806
Norbert Rillieux, African American inventor and chemical engineer (d. 1894)
1804
Jim Bridger, American fur trader and explorer (d. 1881)
1781
Ebenezer Elliott, English poet and educator (d. 1849)
1780
Thomas Chalmers, Scottish minister, economist, and educator (d. 1847)
1777
Patrick Brontë, Irish-English priest and author (d. 1861)
1777
Roger B. Taney, American politician and jurist, 5th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1864)
1725
Lachlan McIntosh, Scottish-American general and politician (d. 1806)
1686
Jean-Baptiste Oudry, French painter and engraver (d. 1755)
1676
Thomas Boston, Scottish philosopher and theologian (d. 1732)
1665
Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, French harpsichord player and composer (d. 1729)
1611
Robert Douglas, Count of Skenninge, Swedish field marshal (d. 1662)
1537
Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese daimyō (d. 1598)
1523
Giovanni Francesco Commendone, Catholic cardinal (d. 1584)
1473
James IV of Scotland (d. 1513)
1231
Emperor Shijō of Japan (d. 1242)
763
Harun al-Rashid, Abbasid caliph (d. 809)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Mike MacDonald, Canadian comedian (b. 1954)
2018
Phan Văn Khải, the fifth Prime Minister of Vietnam (b. 1933)
2016
Meir Dagan, Israeli general (b. 1945)
2016
Zoltán Kamondi, Hungarian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1960)
2015
Frank Perris, Canadian motorcycle racer (b. 1931)
2014
Marek Galiński, Polish cyclist (b. 1974)
2014
Joseph Kerman, American musicologist and critic (b. 1924)
2014
Rachel Lambert Mellon, American gardener, philanthropist, art collector and political patron (b. 1910)
2013
William B. Caldwell III, American general (b. 1925)
2013
Lawrence Fuchs, American scholar and academic (b. 1927)
2013
A.B.C. Whipple, American journalist and historian (b. 1918)
2012
Shenouda III, pope of Alexandria (b. 1923)
2012
Margaret Whitlam, Australian swimmer and author (b. 1919)
2011
Michael Gough, English actor (b. 1916)
2011
Ferlin Husky, American country music singer (b. 1925)
2010
Alex Chilton, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1950)
2010
Sid Fleischman, American author and screenwriter (b. 1920)
2009
Clodovil Hernandes, Brazilian television host and politician (b. 1937)
2008
Roland Arnall, French-American businessman and diplomat, 63rd United States Ambassador to the Netherlands (b. 1939)
2007
John Backus, American mathematician and computer scientist, designed Fortran (b. 1924)
2007
Roger Bennett, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1959)
2006
Oleg Cassini, French-American fashion designer (b. 1913)
2006
Ray Meyer, American basketball player and coach (b. 1913)
2006
İstemihan Taviloğlu, Turkish composer and educator (b. 1945)
2005
Royce Frith, Canadian lawyer, politician, and diplomat, Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (b. 1923)
2005
George F. Kennan, American historian and diplomat, United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union (b. 1904)
2005
Andre Norton, American author (b. 1912)
2002
Rosetta LeNoire, American actress and producer (b. 1911)
2002
Văn Tiến Dũng, Vietnamese general and politician, 6th Minister of Defence for Vietnam (b. 1917)
2002
Sylvester "Pat" Weaver, American television broadcaster and producer (b. 1908)
1999
Ernest Gold, Austrian-American composer (b. 1921)
1999
Jean Pierre-Bloch, French activist (b. 1905)
1997
Jermaine Stewart, American singer-songwriter and dancer (b. 1957)
1996
René Clément, French director and screenwriter (b. 1913)
1996
Terry Stafford, American singer-songwriter (b. 1941)
1994
Mai Zetterling, Swedish-English actress and director (b. 1925)
1993
Helen Hayes, American actress (b. 1900)
1992
Grace Stafford, American actress (b. 1903)
1990
Capucine, French model and actress (b. 1928)
1986
Clarence D. Lester, African-American fighter pilot (b.1923)
1983
Haldan Keffer Hartline, American physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
1983
Louisa E. Rhine, American botanist and parapsychologist (b. 1891)
1981
Paul Dean, American baseball player (b. 1913)
1976
Luchino Visconti, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1906)
1974
Louis Kahn, American architect and academic, designed Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban (b. 1901)
1965
Amos Alonzo Stagg, American football player and coach (b. 1862)
1961
Susanna M. Salter, American activist and politician (b. 1860)
1958
John Pius Boland, Irish tennis player and politician (b. 1870)
1958
Bertha De Vriese, Belgian physician (b. 1877)
1957
Ramon Magsaysay, Filipino captain and politician, 7th President of the Philippines (b. 1907)
1956
Fred Allen, American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and author (b. 1894)
1956
Irène Joliot-Curie, French physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
1949
Aleksandra Ekster, Russian-French painter and set designer (b. 1882)
1946
Dai Li, Chinese general (b. 1897)
1940
Philomène Belliveau, Canadian artist (b. 1854)
1937
Austen Chamberlain, English politician, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1863)
1926
Aleksei Brusilov, Georgian-Russian general (b. 1853)
1917
Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (b. 1838)
1893
Jules Ferry, French lawyer and politician, 44th Prime Minister of France (b. 1832)
1875
Ferdinand Laub, Czech violinist and composer (b. 1832)
1871
Robert Chambers, Scottish geologist and publisher, co-founded Chambers Harrap (b. 1802)
1853
Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist and mathematician (b. 1803)
1849
William II, Dutch sovereign prince and king (b. 1792)
1846
Friedrich Bessel, German astronomer, mathematician, and physicist (b. 1784)
1830
Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French general and politician (b. 1764)
1829
Sophia Albertina, princess-abbess of Quedlinburg (b. 1753)
1828
James Edward Smith, English botanist and entomologist (b. 1759)
1782
Daniel Bernoulli, Dutch-Swiss mathematician and physicist (b. 1700)
1764
George Parker, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, English astronomer and politician (b. 1695)
1741
Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French poet and playwright (b. 1671)
1715
Gilbert Burnet, Scottish bishop and historian (b. 1643)
1704
Menno van Coehoorn, Dutch soldier and engineer (b. 1641)
1680
François de La Rochefoucauld, French author (b. 1613)
1663
Jerome Weston, 2nd Earl of Portland, English diplomat (b. 1605)
1649
Gabriel Lalemant, French missionary and saint (b. 1610)
1640
Philip Massinger, English playwright (b. 1583)
1620
John Sarkander, Polish-Moravian priest and saint (b. 1576)
1611
Sophia of Sweden, duchess of Saxe-Lauenburg (b. 1547)
1565
Alexander Ales, Scottish theologian and academic (b. 1500)
1527
Rana Sanga, Indian ruler (b. 1482)
1516
Giuliano de' Medici, Italian nobleman (b. 1479)
1425
Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shōgun (b. 1407)
1406
Ibn Khaldun, Tunisian sociologist, historian, and scholar (b. 1332)
1394
Louis of Enghien, French nobleman
1361
An-Nasir Hasan, Mamluk sultan of Egypt
1272
Go-Saga, emperor of Japan (b. 1220)
1270
Philip of Montfort, French knight and nobleman
1267
Pierre de Montreuil, French architect
1199
Jocelin of Glasgow, Scottish monk and bishop (b. 1130)
1058
Lulach, king of Scotland
1040
Harold Harefoot, king of England
1008
Kazan, emperor of Japan (b. 968)
905
Li Yu, Prince of De, prince and emperor of the Tang Dynasty
836
Haito, bishop of Basel
659
Gertrude of Nivelles, Frankish abbess
624
Amr ibn Hishām, Arab polytheist
180
Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor (b. 121)
45 BC
Titus Labienus, Roman general (b. 100 BC)
45 BC
Publius Attius Varus, Roman governor of Africa

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