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On This Day in History:  March 3

March 3 is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 303 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Amazon uses this lottery puzzle as a brain-teaser for interviewees. Tech giant Amazon reportedly poses a series of logical and mathematical puzzles during the interview process in order to select the best candidates, including a lottery scenario.
2016
Falling lottery sales pinch college scholarships. The ticket-buying frenzy that erupted over January's $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot wasn't enough to reverse a long-running trend: Proceeds from lottery games aren't keeping pace with the higher education costs they were supposed to pay.
2015
Lottery tickets could soon be delivered to your home in N.J.. A bill introduced in New Jersey would allow courier services to deliver New Jersey lottery tickets throughout the state.
2011
Missouri Senate to discuss privatizing state lottery. The Missouri Lottery will begin talks in April with the state Senate about moving control of the lottery from the government to the private sector.
2010
Mega Millions lottery game coming To Oregon. The Mega Millions multi-state lottery game is about to become Oregon's second major lottery jackpot game.
2010
Kansas House proposal would create tax on lottery tickets. A proposal to raise taxes on utility bills, lottery tickets and churches is heading toward a vote in the Kansas House.
2010
Tatts Group buys New South Wales lottery for A$850m. The state government of New South Wales has sold its lotteries business to Tatts Group for A$850m (US$764m) after an auction process that attracted both Australian and international bidders.
2010
CT Gov. faces challenges bringing Keno to state. Faced with strong skepticism from the Democrat-controlled legislature, the Rell administration started talks last week with Connecticut's two Indian tribes so that the state can legalize keno -- a gambling game that is currently offered in the casinos.
2010
Oregon Lottery employee promoted to interim director. Larry Niswender was promoted Tuesday to interim director of the Oregon Lottery.
2008
Small N.Y. store sells lots of winning lottery tickets. A small newsstand in Newburgh, New York, sells lots of lottery ticket and seems to produce more winners than it should.
2008
Official gets 8 years at home for rigging lottery. A judge sentenced a former Hoosier Lottery security official to eight years of home detention for revealing to two men the store where they could buy a winning $1 million scratch-off ticket.
2007
$340 MILLION: Biggest Mega Millions lottery jackpot ever. The $340 million jackpot for Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery drawing will be the largest since The Big Game became Mega Millions in May of 2002.
2006
Mega Millions Jackpot Winner Still Unknown. Everyone has been waiting to find out who is the winner of this week's Mega Millions Jackpot, but that person may not want their identity revealed.
2006
464 gaming machines seized in S.C.. South Carolina authorities seized 464 gaming machines and computers Thursday from 13 York County businesses accused of hosting illegal gambling just over the N.C. state line.
2004
Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Ohio. A single player from Ohio has won the grand prize from the latest Mega Millions lotto drawing.
2004
Minnesota Lottery Cancels $1.3 Million in Contracts with Media Rare. The Minnesota Lottery says it's canceled promotional contracts worth $1.3 million a year with Media Rare.
2004
'Angel' sells woman $100K lottery ticket. On Friday the 13th, Deborah Baker grabbed a dime with her left hand and scratched away the prize area on her $100,000 Jackpot Tennessee lottery ticket.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$390 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 6, 2007
2.$381 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 6, 2019
3.$321 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 3, 2018
4.$265 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 6, 2018
5.$240 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2014
6.$212 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 3, 2009
7.$173 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 5, 2008
8.$150 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2000
9.$144 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2016
10.$133 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 5, 2010
11.€107.87 Million
US$132.86 Million
Draw Date
Mar 3, 2018
12.€114.59 Million
US$129.62 Million
Draw Date
Mar 5, 2019
13.$127 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 6, 2012
14.€100 Million
US$126.59 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 6, 2009
15.$123 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 6, 2013
16.$114 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 3, 2010
17.$105 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 3, 2007
17.$105 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2011
19.$101.8 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 4, 1995
20.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2015
20.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2020
22.€79 Million
US$88.34 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 3, 2015
23.$83 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 3, 2017
24.€59 Million
US$82.45 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2011
25.$68 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2017

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1988
Thursday, Mar 3, 1988
32 years old
1984
Saturday, Mar 3, 1984
36 years old
1982
Wednesday, Mar 3, 1982
38 years old
1979
Saturday, Mar 3, 1979
41 years old
1977
Thursday, Mar 3, 1977
43 years old
1977
Thursday, Mar 3, 1977
43 years old
1974
Sunday, Mar 3, 1974
46 years old
1974
Sunday, Mar 3, 1974
46 years old
1969
Monday, Mar 3, 1969
51 years old
1968
Sunday, Mar 3, 1968
52 years old
1967
Friday, Mar 3, 1967
53 years old
1963
Sunday, Mar 3, 1963
57 years old
1954
Wednesday, Mar 3, 1954
66 years old
1951
Saturday, Mar 3, 1951
69 years old
1931
Tuesday, Mar 3, 1931
89 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2013
A bomb blast in Karachi, Pakistan, kills at least 45 people and injured 180 others in a predominately Shia Muslim area.
2005
James Roszko murders four Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables during a drug bust at his property in Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, then commits suicide. This is the deadliest peace-time incident for the RCMP since 1885 and the North-West Rebellion.
2005
Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world solo without refueling.
2005
Margaret Wilson is elected as Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, beginning a period lasting until August 23, 2006 where all the highest political offices (including Elizabeth II as Head of State), were occupied by women, making New Zealand the first country for this to occur.
1991
An amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers.
1986
The Australia Act 1986 commences, causing Australia to become fully independent from the United Kingdom.
1985
Arthur Scargill declares that the National Union of Mineworkers' national executive voted to end the longest-running industrial dispute in Great Britain without any peace deal over pit closures.
1985
A magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes the Valparaíso Region of Chile, killing 177 and leaving nearly a million people homeless.
1980
The USS Nautilus is decommissioned and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register.
1974
Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes at Ermenonville near Paris, France killing all 346 aboard.
1972
Mohawk Airlines Flight 405 crashes as a result of a control malfunction and insufficient training in emergency procedures.
1969
Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 9 to test the lunar module.
1958
Nuri al-Said becomes Prime Minister of Iraq for the eighth time.
1953
A De Havilland Comet (Canadian Pacific Air Lines) crashes in Karachi, Pakistan, killing 11.
1951
Jackie Brenston, with Ike Turner and his band, records "Rocket 88", often cited as "the first rock and roll record", at Sam Phillips's recording studios in Memphis, Tennessee.
1945
World War II: American and Filipino troops recapture Manila.
1945
World War II: The RAFaccidentally bombs the Bezuidenhout area of The Hague, Netherlands, killing 511 people.
1944
The Order of Nakhimov and Order of Ushakov are instituted in USSR as the highest naval awards.
1943
World War II: In London, 173 people are killed in a crush while trying to enter an air-raid shelter at Bethnal Green tube station.
1942
World War II: Ten Japanese warplanes raid Broome, Western Australia, killing more than 100 people.
1940
Five people are killed in an arson attack on the offices of the communist newspaper Flamman in Luleå, Sweden.
1939
In Bombay, Mohandas Gandhi begins a hunger strike in protest at the autocratic rule in British India.
1938
Oil is discovered in Saudi Arabia.
1931
The United States adopts The Star-Spangled Banner as its national anthem.
1924
The 407-year-old Islamic caliphate is abolished, when CaliphAbdülmecid II of the Ottoman Caliphate is deposed. The last remnant of the old regime gives way to the reformed Turkey of Kemal Atatürk.
1924
The Free State of Fiume is annexed by the Kingdom of Italy.
1923
TIME magazine is published for the first time.
1918
Russia signs the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, agreeing to withdraw from World War I, and conceding German control of the Baltic States, Belarus and Ukraine. It also conceded Turkish control of Ardahan, Kars and Batumi.
1913
Thousands of women march in a suffrage parade in Washington, D.C.
1910
Rockefeller Foundation: John D. Rockefeller Jr. announces his retirement from managing his businesses so that he can devote all his time to philanthropy.
1904
Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany becomes the first person to make a sound recording of a political document, using Thomas Edison's phonograph cylinder.
1891
Shoshone National Forest is established as the first national forest in the US and world.
1885
The American Telephone & Telegraph Company is incorporated in New York.
1878
The Russo-Turkish War ends with Bulgariaregaining its independence from the Ottoman Empire according to the Treaty of San Stefano; a few months afterwards the Congress of Berlin stripped its status to a vassalprincipality of the Ottoman Empire.
1875
Georges Bizet's opera Carmen receives its première at the Opéra-Comique in Paris.
1875
The first ever organized indoor game of ice hockey is played in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as recorded in the Montreal Gazette.
1873
Censorship in the United States: The U.S. Congress enacts the Comstock Law, making it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" books through the mail.
1865
Opening of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, the founding member of the HSBC Group.
1861
Alexander II of Russia signs the Emancipation Manifesto, freeing serfs.
1859
The two-day Great Slave Auction, the largest such auction in United States history, concludes.
1857
Second Opium War: France and the United Kingdom declare war on China.
1849
The Territory of Minnesota was created.
1845
Florida is admitted as the 27th U.S. state.
1820
The U.S. Congress passes the Missouri Compromise.
1799
The Russo-Ottoman siege of Corfu ends with the surrender of the French garrison.
1779
American Revolutionary War: The Continental Army is routed at the Battle of Brier Creek near Savannah, Georgia.
1776
American Revolutionary War: The first amphibious landing of the United States Marine Corps begins the Battle of Nassau.
1585
The Olympic Theatre, designed by Andrea Palladio, is inaugurated in Vicenza.
1575
Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Sultan of BengalDaud Khan Karrani's army at the Battle of Tukaroi.
724
Empress Genshō abdicates the throne in favor of her nephew Shōmu who becomes emperor of Japan.
473
Gundobad (nephew of Ricimer) nominates Glycerius as emperor of the Western Roman Empire.

Births On This Day

1998
Jayson Tatum, American basketball player
1997
Camila Cabello, Cuban-American singer
1994
Umika Kawashima, Japanese singer and actress
1993
Gabriela Cé, Brazilian tennis player
1993
Nicole Gibbs, American tennis player
1993
James Roberts, Australian rugby league player
1991
Anri Sakaguchi, Japanese actress
1991
Cho-rong, South Korean singer
1990
Vladimir Janković, Greek-Serbian basketball player
1989
Erwin Mulder, Dutch footballer
1988
Teodora Mirčić, Serbian tennis player
1988
Michael Morrison, English footballer
1988
Jan-Arie van der Heijden, Dutch footballer
1988
Max Waller, English cricketer
1987
Jesús Padilla, Mexican footballer
1987
Shraddha Kapoor, Indian actress, singer, and designer
1986
Jed Collins, American football player
1986
Stacie Orrico, American singer-songwriter
1986
Mehmet Topal, Turkish footballer
1985
Sam Morrow, Northern Irish footballer
1984
Valerio Bernabò, Italian rugby player
1984
Santonio Holmes, American football player
1984
Alexander Semin, Russian ice hockey player
1983
Ashley Hansen, Australian footballer
1983
Sarah Poewe, South African swimmer
1982
Jessica Biel, American actress, singer, and producer
1982
Colton Orr, Canadian ice hockey player
1982
Tolu Ogunlesi, Nigerian journalist, writer
1982
Brent Tate, Australian rugby league player
1981
David Bailey, American basketball player
1981
Tobias Forge, Swedish musician
1981
Julius Malema, South African politician
1981
Emmanuel Pappoe, Ghanaian footballer
1980
Mason Unck, American football player
1979
Albert Jorquera, Spanish footballer
1978
Matt Diaz, American baseball player
1977
Ronan Keating, Irish singer-songwriter and actor
1977
Stéphane Robidas, Canadian ice hockey player
1977
Buddy Valastro, American chef and television host
1976
Fraser Gehrig, Australian footballer
1976
Isabel Granada, Filipino-Spanish actress (d. 2017)
1976
Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, Estonian politician, 28th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
1974
David Faustino, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1973
Xavier Bettel, Luxembourger lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of Luxembourg
1973
Matthew Marsden, English actor and martial artist
1972
Darren Anderton, English footballer and sportscaster
1971
Charlie Brooker, English journalist, producer, and author
1971
Tyler Florence, American chef and author
1970
Julie Bowen, American actress
1970
Inzamam-ul-Haq, Pakistani cricketer and coach
1968
Brian Cox, English keyboard player and physicist
1968
Brian Leetch, American ice hockey player
1966
Tone Lōc, American rapper, producer, and actor
1966
Timo Tolkki, Finnish guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1965
Dragan Stojković, Serbian footballer and manager
1964
Raúl Alcalá, Mexican cyclist
1964
Laura Harring, Mexican-American model and actress, Miss USA 1985
1964
Glenn Kulka, Canadian ice hockey player and wrestler
1963
Martín Fiz, Spanish runner
1963
Khaltmaagiin Battulga, 5th President of Mongolia
1962
Glen E. Friedman, American photographer
1962
Jackie Joyner-Kersee, American heptathlete and long jumper
1962
Herschel Walker, American football player and mixed martial artist
1961
Mary Page Keller, American actress and producer
1961
John Matteson, American biographer
1961
Perry McCarthy, English race car driver
1961
Fatima Whitbread, English javelin thrower
1960
Neal Heaton, American baseball player and coach
1959
Ira Glass, American radio host and producer
1959
Duško Vujošević, Montenegrin basketball player and coach
1958
Miranda Richardson, English actress
1957
Stephen Budiansky, American historian, journalist, and author
1957
Thom Hoffman, Dutch actor and photographer
1956
Zbigniew Boniek, Polish footballer and manager
1956
John Fulton Reid, New Zealand cricketer
1955
Darnell Williams, English-American actor and director
1954
Keith Fergus, American golfer
1954
John Lilley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1954
Édouard Lock, Moroccan-Canadian dancer and choreographer
1953
Robyn Hitchcock, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1953
Zico, Brazilian footballer and coach
1952
Rudy Fernandez, Filipino actor and producer (d. 2008)
1951
Andy Murray, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1951
Heizō Takenaka, Japanese economist and politician
1949
Ron Chernow, American historian, journalist, and author
1949
Bonnie J. Dunbar, American engineer, academic, and astronaut
1949
Jesse Jefferson, American baseball player (d. 2011)
1948
Snowy White, English guitarist
1947
Clifton Snider, American author, poet, and critic
1947
Jennifer Warnes, American singer-songwriter and producer
1946
John Virgo, English snooker player and sportscaster
1945
George Miller, Australian director, producer, and screenwriter
1945
Hattie Winston, American actress
1941
Mike Pender, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1940
Germán Castro Caycedo, Colombian author and journalist
1940
Perry Ellis, American fashion designer, founded Perry Ellis (d. 1986)
1940
Jean-Paul Proust, French-Monacan police officer and politician, 21st Minister of State of Monaco (d. 2010)
1940
Owen Spencer-Thomas, English minister and journalist
1939
Larry Burkett, American author and radio host (d. 2003)
1939
M. L. Jaisimha, Indian cricketer (d. 1999)
1935
Mal Anderson, Australian tennis player
1935
Michael Walzer, American philosopher and academic
1935
Zhelyu Zhelev, Bulgarian philosopher and politician, 2nd President of Bulgaria (d. 2015)
1934
Peter Brooke, Baron Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, English politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
1934
Jimmy Garrison, American bassist and educator (d. 1976)
1930
Ion Iliescu, Romanian engineer and politician, 2nd President of Romania
1927
Pierre Aubert, Swiss lawyer and politician (d. 2016)
1926
James Merrill, American poet and playwright (d. 1995)
1924
Tomiichi Murayama, Japanese soldier and politician, 52nd Prime Minister of Japan
1923
Barney Martin, American police officer and actor (d. 2005)
1923
Doc Watson, American bluegrass singer-songwriter and musician (d. 2012)
1922
Nándor Hidegkuti, Hungarian footballer and manager (d. 2002)
1921
Diana Barrymore, American actress (d. 1960)
1920
Julius Boros, American golfer and accountant (d. 1994)
1920
James Doohan, Canadian-American actor and soldier (d. 2005)
1920
Ronald Searle, English-French soldier and illustrator (d. 2011)
1918
Arthur Kornberg, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)
1917
Sameera Moussa, Egyptian physicist and academic (d. 1952)
1916
Paul Halmos, Hungarian-American mathematician (d. 2006)
1914
Asger Jorn, Danish painter and sculptor (d. 1973)
1913
Margaret Bonds, American pianist and composer (d. 1972)
1913
Harold J. Stone, American actor (d. 2005)
1911
Jean Harlow, American actress (d. 1937)
1911
Hugues Lapointe, Canadian lawyer and politician, 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (d. 1982)
1906
Artur Lundkvist, Swedish poet and critic (d. 1991)
1903
Vasily Kozlov, Belarusian general and politician (d. 1967)
1901
Claude Choules, English-Australian soldier (d. 2011)
1900
Edna Best, British stage and film actress, appeared on early television in 1938 (d. 1974)
1900
Ruby Dandridge, African-American film and radio actress (d. 1987)
1898
Emil Artin, Austrian-German mathematician and academic (d. 1962)
1895
Ragnar Frisch, Norwegian economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
1895
Matthew Ridgway, American general (d. 1993)
1893
Beatrice Wood, American illustrator and potter (d. 1998)
1891
Damaskinos of Athens, Greek archbishop (d. 1949)
1887
Lincoln J. Beachey, American pilot (d. 1915)
1883
Cyril Burt, English psychologist and geneticist (d. 1971)
1883
Paul Marais de Beauchamp, French zoologist (d. 1977)
1882
Elisabeth Abegg, German anti-Nazi resistance fighter (d. 1974)
1882
Charles Ponzi, Italian businessman (d. 1949)
1880
Florence Auer, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1962)
1880
Yōsuke Matsuoka, Japanese politician, Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1946)
1873
William Green, American union leader and politician (d. 1952)
1871
Maurice Garin, Italian-French cyclist (d. 1957)
1869
Henry Wood, English conductor (d. 1944)
1868
Émile Chartier, French philosopher and journalist (d. 1951)
1866
Fred A. Busse, American lawyer and politician, 39th Mayor of Chicago (d. 1914)
1860
John Montgomery Ward, American baseball player and manager (d. 1925)
1847
Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish-American engineer and academic, invented the telephone (d. 1922)
1845
Georg Cantor, Russian-German mathematician and philosopher (d. 1918)
1841
John Murray, Canadian-Scottish oceanographer and biologist (d. 1914)
1839
Jamsetji Tata, Indian businessman, founded Tata Group (d. 1904)
1831
George Pullman, American engineer and businessman, founded the Pullman Company (d. 1897)
1825
Shiranui Kōemon, Japanese sumo wrestler (d. 1879)
1819
Gustave de Molinari, Dutch-Belgian economist and theorist (d. 1912)
1816
William James Blacklock, English-Scottish painter (d. 1858)
1805
Jonas Furrer, Swiss politician (d. 1861)
1803
Thomas Field Gibson, English manufacturer who aided the welfare of the Spitalfields silk weavers (d. 1889)
1800
Heinrich Georg Bronn, German geologist and paleontologist (d. 1862)
1793
William Macready, English actor and manager (d. 1873)
1778
Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1841)
1756
William Godwin, English journalist and author (d. 1836)
1678
Madeleine de Verchères, Canadian rebel leader (d. 1747)
1652
Thomas Otway, English playwright and author (d. 1685)
1606
Edmund Waller, English poet and politician (d. 1687)
1589
Gisbertus Voetius, Dutch minister, theologian, and academic (d. 1676)
1583
Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, English-Welsh soldier, historian, and diplomat (d. 1648)
1520
Matthias Flacius, Croatian theologian and reformer (d. 1575)
1506
Luís of Portugal, Duke of Beja (d. 1555)
1455
John II of Portugal (d. 1495)
1455
Ascanio Sforza, Catholic cardinal (d. 1505)

Deaths On This Day

2019
Peter Hurford OBE, British organist and composer (b. 1930)
2018
Roger Bannister, English middle-distance athlete, first man to run a four-minute mile (b. 1929)
2018
David Ogden Stiers, American actor, voice actor and musician (b. 1942)
2017
René Préval, Haitian politician (b. 1943)
2016
Hayabusa, Japanese wrestler (b. 1968)
2016
Berta Cáceres, Honduran environmentalist (b. 1973)
2016
Martin Crowe, New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1962)
2016
Thanat Khoman, Thai politician and diplomat, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1914)
2015
Ernest Braun, Austrian-English physicist and academic (b. 1925)
2015
M. Stanton Evans, American journalist and author (b. 1934)
2014
Robert Ashley, American soldier and composer (b. 1930)
2014
Sherwin B. Nuland, American surgeon, author, and educator (b. 1930)
2014
William R. Pogue, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1930)
2014
Don Shows, American football player and coach (b. 1940)
2013
Luis Cubilla, Uruguayan footballer and manager (b. 1940)
2013
Bobby Rogers, American singer-songwriter (b. 1940)
2012
Ralph McQuarrie, American conceptual designer and illustrator (b. 1929)
2012
Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (b. 1947)
2012
Alex Webster, American football player and coach (b. 1931)
2011
May Cutler, Canadian journalist, author, and politician (b. 1923)
2010
Keith Alexander, English footballer and manager (b. 1956)
2010
Michael Foot, English journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Employment (b. 1913)
2009
Gilbert Parent, Canadian educator and politician, 33rd Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada (b. 1935)
2008
Giuseppe Di Stefano, Italian tenor and actor (b. 1921)
2008
Norman Smith, English drummer and producer (b. 1923)
2007
Osvaldo Cavandoli, Italian cartoonist (b. 1920)
2006
Ivor Cutler, Scottish poet and songwriter (b. 1923)
2006
Else Fisher, Australian-Swedish dancer, choreographer, and director (b. 1918)
2006
William Herskovic, Hungarian-American humanitarian (b. 1914)
2005
Max Fisher, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1928)
2003
Horst Buchholz, German actor (b. 1933)
2003
Luis Marden, American linguist, photographer, and explorer (b. 1913)
2003
Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1904)
2002
G. M. C. Balayogi, Indian lawyer and politician, 12th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (b. 1951)
2001
Louis Edmonds, American actor (b. 1923)
2001
Eugene Sledge, American soldier, author, and academic (b. 1923)
2000
Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1904)
1999
Gerhard Herzberg, German-Canadian chemist and astronomer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
1999
Lee Philips, American actor and director (b. 1927)
1998
Fred W. Friendly, American journalist and broadcaster (b. 1915)
1996
Marguerite Duras, French author and director (b. 1914)
1996
John Krol, American cardinal (b. 1910)
1995
Howard W. Hunter, American religious leader, 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1907)
1994
John Edward Williams, American author and academic (b. 1922)
1993
Mel Bradford, American author and critic (b. 1934)
1993
Carlos Marcello, Tunisian-American mob boss (b. 1910)
1993
Carlos Montoya, Spanish guitarist and composer (b. 1903)
1993
Albert Sabin, Polish-American physician and virologist (b. 1906)
1991
Arthur Murray, American dancer and educator (b. 1895)
1991
William Penney, Baron Penney, Gibraltar-born English mathematician, physicist, and academic (b. 1909)
1990
Charlotte Moore Sitterly, American astronomer (b. 1898)
1988
Henryk Szeryng, Polish-Mexican violinist and composer (b. 1918)
1988
Sewall Wright, American biologist and geneticist (b. 1889)
1987
Danny Kaye, American actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1911)
1983
Hergé, Belgian author and illustrator (b. 1907)
1982
Firaq Gorakhpuri, Indian poet and critic (b. 1896)
1982
Georges Perec, French author and screenwriter (b. 1936)
1981
Rebecca Lancefield, American microbiologist and researcher (b. 1895)
1966
Joseph Fields, American playwright, director, and producer (b. 1895)
1966
William Frawley, American actor and vaudevillian (b. 1887)
1966
Alice Pearce, American actress (b. 1917)
1961
Paul Wittgenstein, Austrian-American pianist (b. 1887)
1959
Lou Costello, American actor and comedian (b. 1906)
1943
George Thompson, English cricketer and umpire (b. 1877)
1932
Eugen d'Albert, Scottish-German pianist and composer (b. 1864)
1929
Katharine Wright, American educator (b. 1874)
1927
Mikhail Artsybashev, Ukrainian author and playwright (b. 1878)
1927
J. G. Parry-Thomas, Welsh race car driver and engineer (b. 1884)
1905
Antonio Annetto Caruana, Maltese archaeologist and author (b. 1830)
1901
George Gilman, American businessman, founded The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (b. 1826)
1894
Ned Williamson, American baseball player (b. 1857)
1850
Oliver Cowdery, American religious leader (b. 1806)
1792
Robert Adam, Scottish-English architect and politician, designed the Culzean Castle (b. 1728)
1768
Nicola Porpora, Italian composer and educator (b. 1686)
1765
William Stukeley, English archaeologist and historian (b. 1687)
1744
Jean Barbeyrac, French scholar and jurist (b. 1674)
1706
Johann Pachelbel, German organist and composer (b. 1653)
1703
Robert Hooke, English architect and philosopher (b. 1635)
1700
Chhatrapati Rajaram, 3rd Chhatrapati of Maratha Empire (b. 1670)
1616
Matthias de l'Obel, Flemish physician and botanist (b. 1538)
1611
William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus, Scottish nobleman (b. 1552)
1605
Clement VIII, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1536)
1592
Michael Coxcie, Flemish painter (b. 1499)
1588
Henry XI, duke of Legnica (b. 1539)
1578
Sebastiano Venier, doge of Venice (b. 1496)
1578
Michael Kantakouzenos Şeytanoğlu, Ottoman Greek magnate
1554
John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (b. 1503)
1542
Arthur Plantagenet, 1st Viscount Lisle, illegitimate son of Edward IV
1459
Ausiàs March, Catalan knight and poet (b. 1397)
1383
Hugh III, Italian nobleman
1323
Andrew Harclay, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English military leader
1311
Antony Bek, bishop of Durham
1239
Vladimir IV Rurikovich, Grand Prince of Kiev (b. 1187)
1195
Hugh de Puiset, bishop of Durham (b. c. 1125)
1111
Bohemond I, Italo-Norman nobleman (b. 1058)
1009
Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo, Umayyad chief minister (b. 983)
532
Winwaloe, founder of Landévennec Abbey (b. c. 460)

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