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On This Day in History:  March 4

March 4 is the 63rd day of the year (64th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 302 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Missouri House considers legislation to protect the identity of lottery winners. A bill to protect the identity of Missouri lottery winners is making its way through the legislative process.
2019
Winner of $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has come forward. More than four months after making his or her fateful lottery ticket purchase, the winner of the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has stepped forward — but will remain anonymous, the South Carolina Education Lottery Commission announced.
2019
Illinois Lottery glitch causes trouble for retailers, including overpayment to winners. The Illinois Lottery's transition to a new central gaming system has caused trouble for some retailers, including overpayments to winners.
2019
Sports betting at Yankee Stadium? It could happen under New York legislation. A sponsor of sports betting legislation in New York said the bill likely would allow for in-person wagering at places like Yankee Stadium and Madison Square Garden.
2018
More millennials than seniors losing money to scams. Forget the cliché of the vulnerable senior citizen falling victim to scammers — a larger share of young people reported that they lost money to fraud than older individuals did in 2017.
2017
Homeless man wins $50,000 Colorado Lottery scratch-off prize. A Kentucky native who fell on hard times in Colorado recently had a change of fortune when he won $50,000 in the state's lottery.
2016
Illinois lottery players could lose ability to play online. A test program that allows Illinois Lottery tickets to be sold online expires March 25, and the state is likely to lose out on money for education and construction projects unless lawmakers take action.
2015
Massachusetts man claims $15 million scratch-off prize. For just the second time in Massachusetts Lottery history, someone has won $15 million from a scratch ticket.
2015
Bill would allow N.C. lottery winners to remain anonymous. A House bill set for a hearing Wednesday would require confidentiality for North Carolina Lottery winners unless they consent to having their information released.
2014
Postal agents intercept, destroy fake lottery checks. Instead of sending foreign lottery letters and checks directly to you from Canada, Jamaica, Costa Rica or Mexico, more and more, scammers are sending big batches of letters in a box, to middlemen in the United States.
2013
Lawmakers going after unclaimed lottery money. For state lawmakers in a tough budget year nationwide, unclaimed lottery prizes are adding up to a tempting pot of cash.
2011
UK Lottery sets sales record. UK National Lottery operator Camelot said a new-look Thunderball game and two special UK Millionaire Super Raffles have helped it achieve record ticket sales this year.
2011
Florida lottery player claims $182.1M Powerball jackpot. A 69-year-old Kissimmee woman arrived in Tallahassee Thursday to claim the $182.1 million jackpot from the Feb. 26 Powerball drawing.
2009
10 N.J. co-workers will split $216M lottery jackpot. 10 co-workers at the Chubb Insurance company hit the second-largest single-ticket jackpot in New Jersey history, winning $216 million in the Mega Millions jackpot.
2009
$216M Mega Millions lottery winner is from New Jersey. Once again, the Garden State got lucky, as a single ticket sold in Ocean County grabbed last night's $216 million Mega Millions annuity windfall.
2006
Mega Millions lottery jackpot increases to $18 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $18 million Saturday.
2004
Ohio man claims $20 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot. Eric Maxwell, 45, an environmental lab technician who lives in Dayton View, Ohio, was identified by Ohio Lottery officials Wednesday as the winner of Tuesday's $20 million Mega Millions jackpot.
2004
Powerball Jackpot Leaps To $70 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $70 million, with a cash option of $38.3 million.
2004
One jackpot winner in Michigan WinFall drawing. One ticket matched all the Michigan Lottery WinFall numbers drawn Wednesday to win a jackpot of more than $5.4 million.
2004
Record Mega Millions jackpot still unclaimed. It's been 12 days since the single winning ticket for the $239 million Mega Millions lottery was announced, but no one has claimed the jackpot.
2004
Minnesota Lottery moves to boost integrity. Legislation designed to increase accountability at the Minnesota Lottery moved forward Wednesday, while fallout from the lottery's troubles continued.
2004
Massachusetts awards lottery prize to rightful owner. An 18-year-old Massachusetts resident waited more than a month for her $20,000 prize after a Westborough store clerk allegedly snatched the winning ticket from her hand, telling her she had won just $100 playing Lucky Stars.

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.$346.3 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 7, 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.$173 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 5, 2008
7.$150 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2000
8.$144 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2016
9.$139 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 6, 2010
10.€109.06 Million
US$135.13 Million
Draw Date
Mar 6, 2018
11.$133 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 5, 2010
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.$120 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2007
17.€100 Million
US$109.01 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 6, 2015
18.$105 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2011
19.$101.8 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 4, 1995
20.$94 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2017
21.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2015
21.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2020
23.$85 Million
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2001
24.€59 Million
US$82.45 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 4, 2011
25.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 6, 2004

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1995
Saturday, Mar 4, 1995
25 years old
1984
Sunday, Mar 4, 1984
36 years old
1980
Tuesday, Mar 4, 1980
40 years old
1978
Saturday, Mar 4, 1978
42 years old
1978
Saturday, Mar 4, 1978
42 years old
1977
Friday, Mar 4, 1977
43 years old
1973
Sunday, Mar 4, 1973
47 years old
1972
Saturday, Mar 4, 1972
48 years old
1971
Thursday, Mar 4, 1971
49 years old
1971
Thursday, Mar 4, 1971
49 years old
1971
Thursday, Mar 4, 1971
49 years old
1969
Tuesday, Mar 4, 1969
51 years old
1969
Tuesday, Mar 4, 1969
51 years old
1966
Friday, Mar 4, 1966
54 years old
1965
Thursday, Mar 4, 1965
55 years old
1962
Sunday, Mar 4, 1962
58 years old
1953
Wednesday, Mar 4, 1953
67 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2018
Former MI6 spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter are poisoned with a Novichoknerve agent in Salisbury, England, causing a diplomatic uproar that results in mass-expulsions of diplomats from all countries involved.
2015
At least 34 miners die in a suspected gas explosion at the Zasyadko coal mine in the rebel-held Donetsk region of Ukraine.
2012
A series of explosions is reported at a munitions dump in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of the Congo, killing at least 250 people.
2009
The International Criminal Court (ICC) issues an arrest warrant for Sudanese PresidentOmar Hassan al-Bashir for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur. Al-Bashir is the first sitting head of state to be indicted by the ICC since its establishment in 2002.
2002
Afghanistan: Seven American Special Operations Forces soldiers and 200 Al-Qaeda Fighters are killed as American forces attempt to infiltrate the Shah-i-Kot Valley on a low-flying helicopter reconnaissance mission.
2001
BBC bombing: A massive car bomb explodes in front of the BBC Television Centre in London, seriously injuring one person; the attack was attributed to the Real IRA.
1998
Gay rights: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that federal laws banning on-the-job sexual harassment also apply when both parties are the same sex.
1996
A derailed train in Weyauwega, Wisconsin (USA) causes the emergency evacuation of 2,300 people for 16 days.
1986
The SovietVega 1 begins returning images of Halley's Comet and the first images of its nucleus.
1985
The Food and Drug Administration approves a blood test for AIDS infection, used since then for screening all blood donations in the United States.
1980
Nationalist leader Robert Mugabe wins a sweeping election victory to become Zimbabwe's first black prime minister.
1977
The 1977 Vrancea earthquake in eastern and southern Europe kills more than 1,500, mostly in Bucharest, Romania.
1976
The Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention is formally dissolved in Northern Ireland resulting in direct rule of Northern Ireland from London by the British parliament.
1974
People magazine is published for the first time in the United States as People Weekly.
1970
French submarine Eurydice explodes underwater, resulting in the loss of the entire 57-man crew.
1966
A Canadian Pacific Air LinesDC-8-43explodes on landing at Tokyo International Airport, killing 64 people.
1966
In an interview in the London Evening Standard, The Beatles' John Lennon declares that the band is "more popular than Jesus now".
1962
A Caledonian AirwaysDouglas DC-7crashes shortly after takeoff from Cameroon, killing 111 - the worst crash of a DC-7.
1960
The French freighter La Coubre explodes in Havana, Cuba, killing 100.
1957
The S&P 500stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.
1944
World War II: After the success of Big Week, the USAAF begins a daylight bombing campaign of Berlin.
1943
World War II: The Battle of the Bismarck Sea in the south-west Pacific comes to an end.
1941
World War II: The United Kingdom launches Operation Claymore on the Lofoten Islands; the first large scale British Commando raid.
1933
Frances Perkins becomes United States Secretary of Labor, the first female member of the United States Cabinet.
1933
The Parliament of Austria is suspended because of a quibble over procedure - ChancellorEngelbert Dollfuss initiates an authoritarian rule by decree.
1917
Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first female member of the United States House of Representatives.
1913
First Balkan War: The Greek army engages the Turks at Bizani, resulting in victory two days later.
1913
The United States Department of Labor is formed.
1909
U.S. President William Taft used what became known as a Saxbe fix, a mechanism to avoid the restriction of the U.S. Constitution's Ineligibility Clause, to appoint Philander C. Knox as U.S. Secretary of State.
1908
The Collinwood school fire, Collinwood near Cleveland, Ohio, kills 174 people.
1899
Cyclone Mahina sweeps in north of Cooktown, Queensland, with a 12 metres (39 ft) wave that reaches up to 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) inland, killing over 300.
1890
The longest bridge in Great Britain, the Forth Bridge in Scotland, measuring 1,710 feet (520 m) long, is opened by the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.
1882
Britain's first electric trams run in east London.
1865
The third and final national flag of the Confederate States of America is adopted by the Confederate Congress.
1861
The first national flag of the Confederate States of America (the "Stars and Bars") is adopted.
1848
Carlo Alberto di Savoia signs the Statuto Albertino that will later represent the first constitution of the Regno d'Italia.
1837
The city of Chicago is incorporated.
1814
Americans defeat British forces at the Battle of Longwoods between London, Ontario and Thamesville, near present-day Wardsville, Ontario.
1813
Cyril VI of Constantinople is elected Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.
1804
Castle Hill Rebellion: Irish convicts rebel against British colonial authority in the Colony of New South Wales.
1797
John Adams is inaugurated as the 2nd President of the United States of America, becoming the first President to begin his presidency on March 4.
1794
The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is passed by the U.S. Congress.
1791
The Constitutional Act of 1791 is introduced by the British House of Commons in London which envisages the separation of Canada into Lower Canada (Quebec) and Upper Canada (Ontario).
1791
Vermont is admitted to the United States as the fourteenth state.
1790
France is divided into 83 départements, cutting across the former provinces in an attempt to dislodge regional loyalties based on ownership of land by the nobility.
1789
In New York City, the firstCongress of the United States meets, putting the United States Constitution into effect. The United States Bill of Rights is written and proposed to Congress.
1776
American Revolutionary War: The Continental ArmyfortifiesDorchester Heights with cannon, leading the British troops to abandon the Siege of Boston.
1681
Charles II grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania.
1675
John Flamsteed is appointed the first Astronomer Royal of England.
1665
English King Charles II declares war on the Netherlands marking the start of the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
1628
The Massachusetts Bay Colony is granted a Royal charter.
1519
Hernán Cortés arrives in Mexico in search of the Aztec civilization and its wealth.
1493
Explorer Christopher Columbus arrives back in Lisbon, Portugal, aboard his ship Niña from his voyage to what are now The Bahamas and other islands in the Caribbean.
1461
Wars of the Roses in England: LancastrianKing Henry VI is deposed by his House of York cousin, who then becomes King Edward IV.
1386
Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) is crowned King of Poland.
1351
Ramathibodi becomes King of Siam.
1238
The Battle of the Sit River is fought in the northern part of the present-day Yaroslavl Oblast of Russia between the Mongol hordes of Batu Khan and the Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal during the Mongol invasion of Rus'.
1152
Frederick I Barbarossa is elected King of Germany.
932
Translation of the relics of martyrWenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Czechs.
852
Croatian KnezTrpimir I issues a statute, a document with the first known written mention of the Croats name in Croatian sources.
306
Martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia.
AD 51
Nero, later to become Roman emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth).

Births On This Day

1996
Lukas Webb, Australian rules footballer
1994
Callum Harriott, English footballer
1993
Bobbi Kristina Brown, American singer and actress (d. 2015)
1993
Richard Peniket, English footballer
1992
Nick Castellanos, American baseball player
1992
Erik Lamela, Argentinian footballer
1992
Bernd Leno, German footballer
1992
Karl Mööl, Estonian footballer
1990
Paddy Madden, Irish footballer
1990
Fran Mérida, Spanish footballer
1990
Andrea Bowen, American actress
1988
Gal Mekel, Israeli basketball player
1988
Laura Siegemund, German tennis player
1988
Adam Watts, English footballer
1987
Ben McKinley, Australian footballer
1987
Cameron Wood, Australian footballer
1987
Tamzin Merchant, English actress
1986
Steven Burke, English road and track cyclist
1986
Tom De Mul, Belgian footballer
1986
Mike Krieger, Brazilian-American computer programmer and businessman, co-founded Instagram
1986
Siim Roops, Estonian footballer
1986
Bohdan Shust, Ukrainian footballer
1986
Manu Vatuvei, New Zealand rugby league player
1986
Margo Harshman, American actress
1985
Jake Buxton, English footballer
1985
Chinedum Ndukwe, American football player
1985
Whitney Port, American fashion designer and author
1984
Tamir Cohen, Israeli footballer
1984
Anders Grøndal, Norwegian race car driver
1984
Spencer Larsen, American football player
1984
Raven Quinn, American singer-songwriter
1984
Zak Whitbread, American-English footballer
1983
Samuel Contesti, French-Italian figure skater
1983
Jaque Fourie, South African rugby player
1982
Landon Donovan, American soccer player and coach
1982
Cate Edwards, American lawyer and author
1982
Ludmila Ezhova, Russian gymnast
1982
Yasemin Mori, Turkish singer
1981
Ariza Makukula, Portuguese footballer
1981
Helen Wyman, English cyclist
1980
Rohan Bopanna, Indian tennis player
1980
Omar Bravo, Mexican footballer
1980
Giedrius Gustas, Lithuanian basketball player
1980
Scott Hamilton, New Zealand rugby player and coach
1980
Jack Hannahan, American baseball player
1980
Michael Henrich, American ice hockey player
1980
Phil McGuire, Scottish footballer and manager
1979
Sarah Stock, Canadian wrestler and trainer
1978
Pierre Dagenais, Canadian ice hockey player
1978
Denis Dallan, Italian rugby player and singer
1978
Jean-Marc Pelletier, American ice hockey player
1977
Nacho Figueras, Argentinian polo player and model
1977
Traver Rains, American fashion designer and photographer
1976
Robbie Blake, English footballer
1976
Tommy Jönsson, Swedish footballer
1975
Mats Eilertsen, Norwegian bassist and composer
1975
Patrick Femerling, German basketball player
1975
Antti Aalto, Finnish ice hockey player
1975
Kristi Harrower, Australian basketball player
1975
Brian McGuire, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1975
Hawksley Workman, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1974
Crowbar, American wrestler
1974
Mladen Krstajić, Serbian footballer and manager
1974
Karol Kučera, Slovak tennis player
1974
Ariel Ortega, Argentinian footballer
1974
Tommy Phelps, South Korean-American baseball player and coach
1974
ICS Vortex, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1974
David Wagner, American tennis player and educator
1974
Bill Young, Australian rugby player
1973
Massimo Brambilla, Italian footballer and coach
1973
Phillip Daniels, American football player and coach
1973
Valery Kobelev, Russian ski jumper
1973
Penny Mordaunt, English lieutenant and politician, Minister of State for the Armed Forces
1973
Linus of Hollywood, American singer-songwriter and producer
1973
Len Wiseman, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1973
Chandra Sekhar Yeleti, Indian director and screenwriter
1972
Katherine Center, American journalist and author
1972
Nocturno Culto, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1972
Robert Smith, American football player and sportscaster
1972
Ivy Queen, Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, rapper, actress and record producer
1972
Jos Verstappen, Dutch race car driver
1972
Alison Wheeler, English singer-songwriter
1971
Iain Baird, Canadian soccer player and manager
1971
Claire Baker, Scottish politician
1971
Anders Kjølholm, Danish bass player
1971
Satoshi Motoyama, Japanese race car driver
1970
Àlex Crivillé, Spanish motorcycle racer
1970
Caroline Vis, Dutch tennis player
1969
Pierluigi Casiraghi, Italian footballer and manager
1968
Giovanni Carrara, Venezuelan baseball player
1968
Jorge Celedón, Colombian singer
1968
Patsy Kensit, English model and actress
1968
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greek banker and politician
1968
Graham Westley, English footballer and manager
1967
Daryll Cullinan, South African cricketer and coach
1967
Evan Dando, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1967
Ivan Lewis, English lawyer and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
1967
Terry Matterson, Australian rugby league player and coach
1967
Dave Rayner, English cyclist (d. 1994)
1967
Kubilay Türkyilmaz, Swiss footballer
1967
Tim Vine, English comedian, actor, and author
1966
Emese Hunyady, Hungarian speed skater
1966
Kevin Johnson, American basketball player and politician, 55th Mayor of Sacramento
1966
Fiona Ma, American accountant and politician
1966
Helmut Mayer, Austrian skier
1966
Glen Nissen, Australian rugby league player
1966
Dav Pilkey, American author and illustrator
1966
Grand Puba, American rapper
1966
Mike Small, American golfer and coach
1965
Greg Alexander, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster
1965
Paul W. S. Anderson, English director, producer, and screenwriter
1965
Andrew Collins, English journalist and screenwriter
1965
Khaled Hosseini, Afghan-born American novelist
1965
Yury Lonchakov, Russian colonel, pilot, and astronaut
1964
Dave Colclough, Welsh computer programmer and poker player
1964
Brian Crowley, Irish lawyer and politician
1964
Tom Lampkin, American baseball player and sportscaster
1964
Paolo Virzì, Italian director and screenwriter
1963
Jason Newsted, American heavy metal singer-songwriter and bass player
1962
Simon Bisley, English author and illustrator
1962
Paul Canoville, English footballer
1962
Stephan Reimertz, German historian and author
1962
David Sparrow, English-Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter
1961
Ray Mancini, American boxer
1961
Steven Weber, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1961
Roger Wessels, South African golfer and educator
1959
Rick Ardon, Australian journalist
1959
Plamen Getov, Bulgarian footballer
1958
Patricia Heaton, American actress
1958
Massimo Mascioletti, Italian rugby player and coach
1958
Tina Smith, American politician, junior senator of Minnesota
1957
Nicholas Coleridge, English journalist and businessman
1957
Mykelti Williamson, American actor and director
1955
Tim Costello, Australian minister and politician
1955
Joey Jones, Welsh footballer and manager
1954
Timur Apakidze, Russian general and pilot (d. 2001)
1954
François Fillon, French lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of France
1954
Peter Jacobsen, American golfer and sportscaster
1954
Catherine O'Hara, Canadian-American actress and comedian
1954
Irina Ratushinskaya, Russian poet and author
1953
John Edwards, Australian director and producer
1953
Emilio Estefan, Cuban-American drummer and producer
1953
Paweł Janas, Polish footballer and manager
1953
Ray Price, Australian rugby player and sportscaster
1953
Reinhold Roth, German motorcycle racer
1953
Chris Smith, American lawyer and politician
1953
Agustí Villaronga, Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter
1953
Daniel Woodrell, American novelist and short story writer
1952
Peter Kuhfeld, English painter
1952
Ronn Moss, American singer-songwriter and actor
1952
Svend Robinson, American-Canadian lawyer and politician
1952
Umberto Tozzi, Italian singer-songwriter and producer
1951
Edelgard Bulmahn, German educator and politician, German Federal Minister of Education and Research
1951
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, South Korean-American author, director, and producer (d. 1982)
1951
Kenny Dalglish, Scottish footballer and manager
1951
Pete Haycock, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013)
1951
Sam Perlozzo, American baseball player and manager
1951
Chris Rea, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1951
Glenis Willmott, English scientist and politician
1951
Zoran Žižić, Montenegrin politician, 4th Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (d. 2013)
1950
Ofelia Medina, Mexican actress and screenwriter
1950
Rick Perry, American captain and politician, 47th Governor of Texas
1950
Safet Plakalo, Bosnian author and playwright (d. 2015)
1949
Sergei Bagapsh, Abkhazian politician, 2nd President of Abkhazia (d. 2011)
1949
Carroll Baker, Canadian singer-songwriter
1948
Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, New Zealand-Australian author
1948
James Ellroy, American writer
1948
Tom Grieve, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster
1948
Jean O'Leary, American nun and activist (d. 2005)
1948
Chris Squire, English singer-songwriter and bass guitarist (d. 2015)
1948
Shakin' Stevens, British singer-songwriter
1947
Jan Garbarek, Norwegian saxophonist and composer
1947
Bob Lewis, American guitarist
1947
Pēteris Plakidis, Latvian pianist and composer
1946
Michael Ashcroft, English businessman and politician
1946
Danny Frisella, American baseball player (d. 1977)
1946
Patricia Kennealy-Morrison, American journalist and author
1945
Tommy Svensson, Swedish footballer and manager
1945
Gary Williams, American basketball player and coach
1944
Harvey Postlethwaite, English engineer (d. 1999)
1944
Anthony Ichiro Sanda, Japanese-American physicist and academic
1944
Len Walker, English footballer and manager
1944
Bobby Womack, American singer-songwriter (d. 2014)
1943
Lucio Dalla, Italian singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2012)
1943
Aldo Rico, Argentinian commander and politician
1942
Gloria Gaither, American singer-songwriter
1942
Charles C. Krulak, American general
1942
David Matthews, American keyboard player and composer
1942
Lynn Sherr, American journalist and author
1942
James Gustave Speth, American lawyer and politician
1942
Zorán Sztevanovity, Serbian-Hungarian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1941
Adrian Lyne, English director, producer, and screenwriter
1941
James Zagel, American lawyer and judge
1940
Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem, German scholar and judge
1940
David Plante, American novelist
1939
Jack Fisher, American baseball player
1938
Anton Balasingham, Sri Lankan-English negotiator (d. 2006)
1938
Alpha Condé, Guinean politician, President of Guinea
1938
Allan Kornblum, American police officer and judge (d. 2010)
1938
Angus MacLise, American drummer and composer (d. 1979)
1938
Don Perkins, American football player and sportscaster
1938
Paula Prentiss, American actress
1938
Adam Daniel Rotfeld, Polish academic and politician, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs
1937
José Araquistáin, Spanish footballer
1937
William Deverell, Canadian lawyer, author, and activist
1937
Graham Dowling, New Zealand cricketer
1937
Leslie H. Gelb, American journalist and author
1937
Yuri Senkevich, Russian physician and explorer (d. 2003)
1937
Barney Wilen, French saxophonist and composer (d. 1996)
1937
Richard B. Wright, Canadian journalist and author
1936
Eric Allandale, Dominican trombonist and songwriter (d. 2001)
1936
Jim Clark, Scottish race car driver (d. 1968)
1936
Aribert Reimann, German pianist and composer
1935
Edward Dębicki, Ukrainian-Polish poet and composer
1935
Bent Larsen, Danish chess player and author (d. 2010)
1934
Mario Davidovsky, Argentinian-American composer and academic
1934
John Duffey, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1996)
1934
Anne Haney, American actress (d. 2001)
1934
Barbara McNair, American singer and actress (d. 2007)
1934
Sandra Reynolds, South African tennis player
1934
Janez Strnad, Slovenian physicist and academic (d. 2015)
1933
Nino Vaccarella, Italian race car driver
1932
Sigurd Jansen, Norwegian pianist, composer, and conductor
1932
Ryszard Kapuściński, Polish journalist, photographer, and poet (d. 2007)
1932
Miriam Makeba, South African singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2008)
1932
Ed Roth, American illustrator (d. 2001)
1932
Frank Wells, American businessman (d. 1994)
1931
Wally Bruner, American journalist and television host (d. 1997)
1931
Bob Johnson, American ice hockey player and coach (d. 1991)
1931
William Henry Keeler, American cardinal (d. 2017)
1931
Alice Rivlin, American economist and politician
1929
Bernard Haitink, Dutch violinist and conductor
1929
Peter Swerling, American theoretician and engineer (d. 2000)
1928
Samuel Adler, German-American composer and conductor
1928
Alan Sillitoe, English novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet (d. 2010)
1927
Phil Batt, American soldier and politician, 29th Governor of Idaho
1927
Thayer David, American actor (d. 1978)
1927
Jacques Dupin, French poet and critic (d. 2012)
1927
Robert Orben, American magician and author
1927
Dick Savitt, American tennis player and businessman
1926
Henri de Contenson, French archaeologist and academic
1926
Prince Michel of Bourbon-Parma, French businessman, soldier and racing car driver (d. 2018)
1926
Richard DeVos, American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Amway (d. 2018)
1926
Pascual Pérez, Argentinian boxer (d. 1977)
1926
Don Rendell, English saxophonist and flute player (d. 2015)
1925
Alan R. Battersby, English chemist and academic (d. 2018)
1925
Paul Mauriat, French conductor and composer (d. 2006)
1924
Kenneth O'Donnell, American soldier and politician (d. 1977)
1923
Russell Freeburg, American journalist and author
1923
Francis King, English author and poet (d. 2011)
1923
Patrick Moore, English astronomer and television host (d. 2012)
1922
Richard E. Cunha, American director and cinematographer (d. 2005)
1921
Halim El-Dabh, Egyptian-American composer and educator (d. 2017)
1921
Joan Greenwood, English actress (d. 1987)
1921
Dinny Pails, English-Australian tennis player (d. 1986)
1920
Jean Lecanuet, French politician, French Minister of Justice (d. 1993)
1920
Alan MacNaughtan, Scottish-English actor (d. 2002)
1919
Buck Baker, American race car driver (d. 2002)
1919
Tan Chee Khoon, Malaysian physician and politician (d. 1996)
1918
Kurt Dahlmann, German pilot, lawyer, and journalist (d. 2017)
1918
Margaret Osborne duPont, American tennis player (d. 2012)
1917
Clyde McCullough, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1982)
1916
William Alland, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1997)
1916
Giorgio Bassani, Italian author and poet (d. 2000)
1916
Hans Eysenck, German-English psychologist and theorist (d. 1997)
1915
László Csatáry, Hungarian art dealer (d. 2013)
1915
Frank Sleeman, Australian lieutenant and politician, Lord Mayor of Brisbane (d. 2000)
1915
Carlos Surinach, Spanish-Catalan composer and conductor (d. 1997)
1914
Barbara Newhall Follett, American author (d. 1939)
1914
Ward Kimball, American animator, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2002)
1914
Robert R. Wilson, American physicist, sculptor, and architect (d. 2000)
1913
Taos Amrouche, Algerian singer and author (d. 1976)
1913
John Garfield, American actor and singer (d. 1952)
1912
Afro Basaldella, Italian painter and academic (d. 1976)
1912
Ferdinand Leitner, German conductor and composer (d. 1996)
1912
Carl Marzani, Italian-American activist and publisher (d. 1994)
1911
Charles Greville, 7th Earl of Warwick, English actor (d. 1984)
1910
Tancredo Neves, Brazilian lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of Brazil (d. 1985)
1909
Harry Helmsley, American businessman (d. 1997)
1909
George Edward Holbrook, American chemist and engineer (d. 1987)
1908
T. R. M. Howard, American surgeon and activist (d. 1976)
1908
Thomas Shaw, American singer and guitarist (d. 1977)
1906
Meindert DeJong, Dutch-American soldier and author (d. 1991)
1906
Avery Fisher, American violinist and engineer, founded Fisher Electronics (d. 1994)
1906
Georges Ronsse, Belgian cyclist and manager (d. 1969)
1904
Luis Carrero Blanco, Spanish admiral and politician, 69th President of the Government of Spain (d. 1973)
1904
George Gamow, Ukrainian-American physicist and cosmologist (d. 1968)
1904
Joseph Schmidt, Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (d. 1942)
1903
William C. Boyd, American immunologist and chemist (d. 1983)
1903
Malcolm Dole, American chemist and academic (d. 1990)
1903
Dorothy Mackaill, English-American actress and singer (d. 1990)
1903
John Scarne, American magician and author (d. 1985)
1902
Rachel Messerer, Lithuanian-Russian actress (d. 1993)
1902
Russell Reeder, American soldier and author (d. 1998)
1901
Wilbur R. Franks, Canadian scientist, invented the g-suit (d. 1986)
1901
Charles Goren, American bridge player and author (d. 1991)
1901
Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo, Malagasy-French author, poet, and playwright (d. 1937)
1900
Herbert Biberman, American director and screenwriter (d. 1971)
1899
Emilio Prados, Spanish poet and author (d. 1962)
1898
Georges Dumézil, French philologist and academic (d. 1986)
1898
Hans Krebs, German general (d. 1945)
1897
Lefty O'Doul, American baseball player and manager (d. 1969)
1896
Kai Holm, Danish actor and director (d. 1985)
1895
Milt Gross, American animator, director, and screenwriter (d. 1953)
1894
Charles Corm, Lebanese businessman and philanthropist (d. 1963)
1893
Charles Herbert Colvin, American engineer, co-founded the Pioneer Instrument Company (d. 1985)
1893
Adolph Lowe, German sociologist and economist (d. 1995)
1891
Dazzy Vance, American baseball player (d. 1961)
1890
Norman Bethune, Canadian soldier and physician (d. 1939)
1889
Oscar Chisini, Italian mathematician and statistician (d. 1967)
1889
Oren E. Long, American soldier and politician, 10th Territorial Governor of Hawaii (d. 1965)
1889
Pearl White, American actress (d. 1938)
1889
Robert William Wood, English-American painter (d. 1979)
1888
Rafaela Ottiano, Italian-American actress (d. 1942)
1888
Jeff Pfeffer, American baseball player (d. 1972)
1888
Knute Rockne, American football player and coach (d. 1931)
1886
Paul Bazelaire, French cellist and composer (d. 1958)
1884
Red Murray, American baseball player (d. 1958)
1883
Maude Fealy, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1971)
1883
Sam Langford, Canadian-American boxer (d. 1956)
1882
Nicolae Titulescu, Romanian academic and politician, 61st Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1941)
1881
Todor Aleksandrov, Bulgarian educator and activist (d. 1924)
1881
Thomas Sigismund Stribling, American lawyer and author (d. 1965)
1881
Richard C. Tolman, American physicist and chemist (d. 1948)
1880
Channing Pollock, American playwright and critic (d. 1946)
1879
Bernhard Kellermann, German author and poet (d. 1951)
1878
Takeo Arishima, Japanese author and critic (d. 1923)
1878
Egbert Van Alstyne, American pianist and songwriter (d. 1951)
1877
Alexander Goedicke, Russian pianist and composer (d. 1957)
1877
Fritz Graebner, German geographer and ethnologist (d. 1934)
1877
Garrett Morgan, African-American inventor (d. 1963)
1876
Léon-Paul Fargue, French poet and author (d. 1947)
1876
Theodore Hardeen, Hungarian-American magician (d. 1945)
1875
Mihály Károlyi, Hungarian politician, President of the Hungary (d. 1955)
1875
Enrique Larreta, Argentinian historian and author (d. 1961)
1873
Guy Wetmore Carryl, American journalist and poet (d. 1904)
1873
John H. Trumbull, American colonel and politician, 70th Governor of Connecticut (d. 1961)
1871
Boris Galerkin, Russian mathematician and engineer (d. 1945)
1870
Thomas Sturge Moore, English author and poet (d. 1944)
1867
Jacob L. Beilhart, American activist, founded the Spirit Fruit Society (d. 1908)
1866
Eugène Cosserat, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1931)
1864
David W. Taylor, American admiral, architect, and engineer (d. 1940)
1863
R. I. Pocock, English zoologist and archaeologist (d. 1947)
1863
John Henry Wigmore, American academic and jurist (d. 1943)
1862
Jacob Robert Emden, Swiss astrophysicist and meteorologist (d. 1940)
1861
Arthur Cushman McGiffert, American theologian and author (d. 1933)
1856
Alfred William Rich, English painter, author, and educator (d. 1921)
1854
Napier Shaw, English meteorologist and academic (d. 1945)
1851
Alexandros Papadiamantis, Greek author and poet (d. 1911)
1847
Carl Josef Bayer, Austrian chemist and academic (d. 1904)
1838
Paul Lacôme, French pianist, cellist, and composer (d. 1920)
1828
Owen Wynne Jones, Welsh clergyman and poet (d. 1870)
1826
August Johann Gottfried Bielenstein, German linguist, ethnographer, and theologian (d. 1907)
1826
John Buford, American general (d. 1863)
1826
Elme Marie Caro, French philosopher and academic (d. 1887)
1826
Theodore Judah, American engineer, founded the Central Pacific Railroad (d. 1863)
1823
George Caron, Canadian businessman and politician (d. 1902)
1822
Jules Antoine Lissajous, French mathematician and academic (d. 1880)
1820
Francesco Bentivegna, Italian rebel leader (d. 1856)
1817
Edwards Pierrepont, American lawyer and politician, 34th United States Attorney General (d. 1892)
1793
Karl Lachmann, German philologist and critic (d. 1851)
1792
Isaac Lea, American conchologist, geologist, and publisher (d. 1886)
1782
Johann Rudolf Wyss, Swiss philosopher, author, and academic (d. 1830)
1781
Rebecca Gratz, American educator and philanthropist (d. 1869)
1778
Robert Emmet, Irish commander (d. 1803)
1770
Joseph Jacotot, French philosopher and academic (d. 1840)
1769
Muhammad Ali, Ottoman military leader and pasha (d. 1849)
1760
Hugh Ronalds, British nurseryman who cultivated and documented 300 varieties of apples (d. 1833)
1756
Henry Raeburn, Scottish painter and educator (d. 1823)
1745
Charles Dibdin, English actor, playwright, and composer (d. 1814)
1745
Casimir Pulaski, Polish-American general (d. 1779)
1729
Anne d'Arpajon, French wife of Philippe de Noailles (d. 1794)
1719
George Pigot, 1st Baron Pigot, English politician (d. 1777)
1715
James Waldegrave, 2nd Earl Waldegrave, English historian and politician (d. 1763)
1706
Lauritz de Thurah, Danish architect, designed the Hermitage Hunting Lodge and Gammel Holtegård (d. 1759)
1702
Jack Sheppard, English criminal (d. 1724)
1678
Antonio Vivaldi, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1741)
1665
Philip Christoph von Königsmarck, Swedish soldier (d. 1694)
1655
Fra Galgario, Italian painter (d. 1743)
1651
John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, English lawyer, jurist, and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (d. 1716)
1634
Kazimierz Łyszczyński, Polish philosopher (d. 1689)
1602
Kanō Tan'yū, Japanese painter (d. 1674)
1526
Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon (d. 1596)
1519
Hindal Mirza, Mughal emperor (d. 1551)
1502
Elisabeth of Hesse, princess of Saxony (d. 1557)
1492
Francesco de Layolle, Italian organist and composer (d. 1540)
1484
George, margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1543)
1394
Henry the Navigator, Portuguese explorer (d. 1460)
1188
Blanche of Castile, French queen consort (d. 1252)
977
Al-Musabbihi, Fatimid historian and official (d. 1030)
895
Liu Zhiyuan, founder of the Later Han Dynasty (d. 948)

Deaths On This Day

2019
Keith Flint, English singer (The Prodigy) (b. 1969)
2019
Luke Perry, American actor (b. 1966)
2018
Davide Astori, Italian soccer player (b. 1987)
2017
Clayton Yeutter, American politician (b. 1930)
2016
Bud Collins, American journalist and sportscaster (b. 1929)
2016
Pat Conroy, American author (b. 1945)
2016
P. A. Sangma, Indian lawyer and politician, Speaker of the Lok Sabha (b. 1947)
2016
Zhou Xiaoyan, Chinese soprano and educator (b. 1917)
2015
Dušan Bilandžić, Croatian historian and politician (b. 1924)
2015
Ray Hatton, English-American runner, author, and academic (b. 1932)
2014
Mark Freidkin, Russian author and poet (b. 1953)
2014
Elaine Kellett-Bowman, English lawyer and politician (b. 1923)
2014
Jack Kinzler, American engineer (b. 1920)
2014
Wu Tianming, Chinese director and producer (b. 1939)
2013
Lillian Cahn, Hungarian-American businesswoman, co-founded Coach, Inc. (b. 1923)
2013
Mickey Moore, Canadian-American actor and director (b. 1914)
2013
Toren Smith, Canadian businessman, founded Studio Proteus (b. 1960)
2012
Paul McBride, Scottish lawyer and politician (b. 1965)
2012
Don Mincher, American baseball player (b. 1938)
2011
Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Nepalese journalist and politician, 29th Prime Minister of Nepal (b. 1924)
2011
Vivienne Harris, English journalist and publisher, co-founded the Jewish Telegraph (b. 1921)
2011
Ed Manning, American basketball player and coach (b. 1943)
2011
Arjun Singh, Indian politician (b. 1930)
2011
Alenush Terian, Iranian astronomer and physicist (b. 1920)
2011
Simon van der Meer, Dutch-Swiss physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1925)
2010
Raimund Abraham, Austrian architect and educator, designed the Austrian Cultural Forum New York (b. 1933)
2010
Johnny Alf, Brazilian pianist and composer (b. 1929)
2010
Vladislav Ardzinba, Abkhazian historian and politician, 1st President of Abkhazia (b. 1945)
2010
Fred Wedlock, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1942)
2009
Yvon Cormier, Canadian wrestler (b. 1938)
2009
Horton Foote, American playwright and screenwriter (b. 1916)
2009
George McAfee, American football player (b. 1918)
2008
Gary Gygax, American game designer, co-created Dungeons & Dragons (b. 1938)
2008
Leonard Rosenman, American composer and conductor (b. 1924)
2007
Thomas Eagleton, American lawyer and politician, 38th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri (b. 1929)
2007
Tadeusz Nalepa, Polish singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1934)
2007
Ian Wooldridge, English journalist (b. 1932)
2006
John Reynolds Gardiner, American author and engineer (b. 1944)
2006
Edgar Valter, Estonian author and illustrator (b. 1929)
2005
Nicola Calipari, Italian general (b. 1953)
2005
Yuriy Kravchenko, Ukrainian police officer and politician (b. 1951)
2005
Carlos Sherman, Uruguayan-Belarusian author and activist (b. 1934)
2004
Claude Nougaro, French singer-songwriter (b. 1929)
2003
Jaba Ioseliani, Georgian playwright, academic, and politician (b. 1926)
2003
Sébastien Japrisot, French author, screenwriter, and director (b. 1931)
2002
Ugnė Karvelis, Lithuanian author and translator (b. 1935)
2002
Elyne Mitchell, Australian skier and author (b. 1913)
2002
Velibor Vasović, Serbian footballer and manager (b. 1939)
2001
Gerardo Barbero, Argentinian chess player (b. 1961)
2001
Jean René Bazaine, French painter and author (b. 1904)
2001
Fred Lasswell, American cartoonist (b. 1916)
2001
Jim Rhodes, American businessman and politician, 61st Governor of Ohio (b. 1909)
2001
Harold Stassen, American educator and politician, 25th Governor of Minnesota (b. 1907)
2000
Hermann Brück, German-Scottish physicist and astronomer (b. 1905)
2000
Michael Noonan, New Zealand-Australian author and screenwriter (b. 1921)
2000
Ta-You Wu, Chinese physicist and academic (b. 1907)
1999
Harry Blackmun, American lawyer and judge (b. 1908)
1999
Del Close, American actor and educator (b. 1934)
1999
Miłosz Magin, Polish pianist and composer (b. 1929)
1998
Ivan Dougherty, Australian general (b. 1907)
1997
Joe Baker-Cresswell, English captain (b. 1901)
1997
Robert H. Dicke, American physicist and astronomer (b. 1916)
1996
Minnie Pearl, American entertainer (b. 1912)
1996
John Sauer, American football player, coach, and sportscaster (b. 1925)
1995
Matt Urban, American colonel, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1919)
1994
John Candy, Canadian comedian and actor (b. 1950)
1994
George Edward Hughes, Irish-Scottish philosopher and author (b. 1918)
1993
Art Hodes, Ukrainian-American pianist and composer (b. 1904)
1993
Tomislav Ivčić, Croatian singer-songwriter and politician (b. 1953)
1993
Izaak Kolthoff, Dutch chemist and academic (b. 1894)
1993
Nicholas Ridley, Baron Ridley of Liddesdale, English lieutenant and politician, Secretary of State for the Environment (b. 1929)
1992
Art Babbitt, American animator and director (b. 1907)
1992
Pare Lorentz, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1905)
1991
Godfrey Bryan, English cricketer (b. 1902)
1990
Hank Gathers, American basketball player (b. 1967)
1989
Tiny Grimes, American guitarist (b. 1916)
1988
Beatriz Guido, Argentine author and screenwriter (b. 1924)
1987
Seibo Kitamura, Japanese sculptor (b. 1884)
1986
Albert L. Lehninger, American biochemist and academic (b. 1917)
1986
Richard Manuel, Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1943)
1986
Elizabeth Smart, Canadian poet and author (b. 1913)
1981
Torin Thatcher, American actor (b. 1905)
1981
Karl-Jesko von Puttkamer, German admiral (b. 1900)
1980
Alan Hardaker, English lieutenant and businessman (b. 1912)
1979
Willi Unsoeld, American mountaineer and educator (b. 1926)
1978
Wesley Bolin, American businessman and politician, 15th Governor of Arizona (b. 1909)
1978
Joe Marsala, American clarinet player and songwriter (b. 1907)
1977
Anatol E. Baconsky, Romanian poet, author, and critic (b. 1925)
1977
Nancy Tyson Burbidge, Australian botanist and curator (b. 1912)
1977
Andrés Caicedo, Colombian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1951)
1977
William Paul, American lawyer and politician (b. 1885)
1977
Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, German jurist and politician, German Minister for Foreign Affairs (b. 1887)
1976
John Marvin Jones, American judge and politician (b. 1882)
1976
Walter H. Schottky, Swiss-German physicist and engineer (b. 1886)
1974
Adolph Gottlieb, American painter and sculptor (b. 1903)
1972
Harold Barrowclough, New Zealand general, lawyer, and politician, 8th Chief Justice of New Zealand (b. 1894)
1972
Charles Biro, American author and illustrator (b. 1911)
1969
Nicholas Schenck, Russian-American businessman (b. 1881)
1963
William Carlos Williams, American poet, short story writer, and essayist (b. 1883)
1960
Herbert O'Conor, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 51st Governor of Maryland (b. 1896)
1954
Noel Gay, English composer and songwriter (b. 1898)
1952
Charles Scott Sherrington, English neurophysiologist and pathologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1857)
1949
Clarence Kingsbury, English cyclist (b. 1882)
1948
Antonin Artaud, French actor and director (b. 1896)
1945
Lucille La Verne, American actress (b. 1872)
1945
Mark Sandrich, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1900)
1944
Fannie Barrier Williams, American educator and activist (b. 1855)
1944
Louis Buchalter, American mob boss (b. 1897)
1944
Louis Capone, Italian-American gangster (b. 1896)
1944
René Lefebvre, French businessman (b. 1879)
1941
Ludwig Quidde, German activist and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1858)
1940
Hamlin Garland, American novelist, poet, essayist, and short story writer (b. 1860)
1938
George Foster Peabody, American banker and philanthropist (b. 1852)
1938
Jack Taylor, American baseball player (b. 1874)
1927
Ira Remsen, American chemist and academic (b. 1846)
1925
Moritz Moszkowski, Polish-German pianist and composer (b. 1854)
1925
James Ward, English psychologist and philosopher (b. 1843)
1925
John Montgomery Ward, American baseball player and manager (b. 1860)
1916
Franz Marc, German painter (b. 1880)
1915
William Willett, English inventor, founded British Summer Time (b. 1856)
1906
John Schofield, American general and politician, 28th United States Secretary of War (b. 1831)
1903
Joseph Henry Shorthouse, English author (b. 1834)
1888
Amos Bronson Alcott, American philosopher and educator (b. 1799)
1883
Alexander H. Stephens, American lawyer and politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America (b. 1812)
1872
Carsten Hauch, Danish poet and playwright (b. 1790)
1866
Alexander Campbell, Irish-American minister and theologian (b. 1788)
1864
Thomas Starr King, American minister and politician (b. 1824)
1858
Matthew C. Perry, American naval commander (b. 1794)
1853
Thomas Bladen Capel, English admiral (b. 1776)
1853
Christian Leopold von Buch, German geologist and paleontologist (b. 1774)
1852
Nikolai Gogol, Ukrainian-Russian short story writer, novelist, and playwright (b. 1809)
1851
James Richardson, English explorer (b. 1809)
1832
Jean-François Champollion, French philologist and scholar (b. 1790)
1811
Mariano Moreno, Argentinian journalist, lawyer, and politician (b. 1778)
1807
Abraham Baldwin, American minister, lawyer, and politician (b. 1754)
1805
Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter (b. 1725)
1795
John Collins, American politician, 3rd Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1717)
1793
Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre (b. 1725)
1762
Johannes Zick, German painter (b. 1702)
1744
John Anstis, English historian and politician (b. 1669)
1733
Claude de Forbin, French admiral and politician (b. 1656)
1710
Louis III, duke of Bourbon (b. 1668)
1615
Hans von Aachen, German painter and educator (b. 1552)
1604
Fausto Sozzini, Italian theologian and educator (b. 1539)
1583
Bernard Gilpin, English priest and theologian (b. 1517)
1496
Sigismund, archduke of Austria (b. 1427)
1484
Saint Casimir, Polish prince (b. 1458)
1388
Thomas Usk, English author
1371
Jeanne d'Évreux, queen consort of France (b. 1310)
1314
Jakub Świnka, Polish priest and archbishop
1303
Daniel of Moscow, Russian Grand Duke (b. 1261)
1238
Joan of England, queen of Scotland (b. 1210)
1238
Yuri II, Russian Grand Prince (b. 1189)
1193
Saladin, founder of the Ayyubid Sultanate (b. 1137)
1172
Stephen III, king of Hungary (b. 1147)
934
Abdullah al-Mahdi Billah, Fatimid caliph (b. 873)
561
Pelagius I, pope of the Catholic Church
480
Landry of Sées, French bishop and saint
306
Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia, Christian martyrs

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