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On This Day in History:  March 8

March 8 is the 67th day of the year (68th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 298 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Malfunction delays Saturday's Powerball lottery drawing. People hoping to win the Powerball jackpot Saturday night had to wait a little longer to see the numbers.
2017
Pennsylvania Lottery observes 45th anniversary of first ticket sales. The Pennsylvania Lottery Tuesday marked the 45th anniversary of its very first game, which went on sale March 7, 1972.
2016
Connecticut considers allowing online lottery ticket sales. Lawmakers are considering legislation that would move the Connecticut Lottery online for state residents.
2014
$309 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot rolls into top 25. The multi-state Mega Millions lottery game continued growing its jackpot toward frenzy levels last night.
2012
State cuts lottery winner's benefits. A Lincoln Park, Michigan, woman who won $1 million in the state lottery but continued to get food stamps has an unusual connection to the legislator seeking to outlaw what she was she's doing.
2011
Texas lawmaker aims to bring video gaming to state. Texas state senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa has filed legislation that would legalize video lottery games, a form of slot machine, in Texas.
2010
Store clerk stole $100,000 in lottery tickets, police say. A Kroger employee was arrested Thursday on charges she stole more than $100,000 in lottery tickets.
2010
1 ticket wins $133M Mega Millions lottery jackpot. One lucky lottery player from California can lay claims to a $133 million jackpot.
2010
S.C. Lottery sales up by 3 percent; Powerball sales down. It's early yet, but the multi-state lottery game Mega Millions has not sent lottery ticket sales shooting through the roof in South Carolina.
2010
Lottery ticket thief tries to claim prize at same store. Police say a 22-year-old Winter Haven man walked into a Circle K last week and stole $70 worth of Florida Scratch-Off tickets then returned to the same store to cash a winning $50 ticket.
2008
N.J. lottery midday draws held late, not televised. The New Jersey Lottery's computer system is back on-line, after being down for about 3 1/2 hours this afternoon, officials said.
2006
Mega Millions lottery jackpot increases to $31 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $31 million when none of the tickets sold for Tuesday's drawing matched all five lotto numbers and the Mega Ball.
2006
Oregon store owner gives share of lottery prize to the schools. The owner of a Medford, Oregon, grocery store has donated his share of an $800,000 lottery prize to two elementary schools.
2006
Ticket Holder Claims $10.6M Ohio Lottery Jackpot. The winner of the Feb. 1 Lot 'O Play drawing has stepped forward to claim the $10.6 million prize.
2006
Iowa lottery records show sales trends. Mason City TouchPlay outlets took in more than $3.2 million in their machines over the past eight months, with gamblers in Clear Lake throwing in another $663,000, according to an analysis by Lee Enterprises newspapers.
2006
Montana lottery system getting facelift. New lottery ticket machines being installed in Montana allow consumers to buy lottery tickets 24-hours-a-day.
2006
N.C. Lottery officials mum on payout of first tickets. Scratch-off tickets for North Carolina's first lottery games will range in cost from $1 to $5, lottery officials said Tuesday.
2005
Illinois lawmakers debate Internet lottery sales. If store lines have kept you from the big bucks possible in playing the state lottery, a Chicago senator has the solution - just buy the tickets online.
2005
Lottery trial sheds lights on OLGC miscues. An 81-year-old Canadian man, a cancer survivor, is suing the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLGC), saying it refused to properly investigate a retailer who allegedly cheated him out of a $250,000 winning Encore ticket.
2005
Tennessee flooded with a multitude of lottery bills. On the brink of $1 billion in ticket sales, the year-old Tennessee lottery is the subject of 53 bills in the General Assembly to alter its operations.
2005
Nevada Assembly passes lottery measure. A resolution to legalize a Nevada state lottery was approved 33-9 Monday in the Assembly after supporters emphasized profits would buy textbooks for schoolchildren.
2005
Ohio Lottery Posts Wrong Results on Official Web Site. Ohio Lottery Commission officials say two employees responsible for posting an incorrect Super Lotto Plus number over the weekend will be disciplined.
2005
Oregon Gov. pushes for larger lottery cut. Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski has become a quiet backroom force in pushing the Oregon Lottery into considering a nearly 50 percent cut in the share of proceeds that bars, restaurants and taverns receive for the lottery's new electronic slot games.
2005
Georgia Lottery looks to install kiosks at airport. Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue and the Georgia Lottery Corp. hope to offer lottery tickets to the 84 million people who pass through the Atlanta airport each year.
2005
Wisconsin Powerball winner mystery solved. The winner of a $36.8 million Powerball jackpot, who kept his good fortune to himself since Jan. 8, ended the mystery Monday and came forward to claim his prize.
2004
Powerball Jackpot Grows To $79 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $79 million, with a cash option of $44 million.
2004
Mega Millions jackpot increases to $13 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $13 million Saturday.
2004
Governor Proposes Powerball for Maine. Maine Gov. John Baldacci proposed adding Powerball to the Maine State Lottery games as part of the supplemental budget presented Friday to lawmakers.
2004
Florida Lotto rolls over to $15 million. Saturday's Lotto drawing resulted in a rollover when no player matched all six numbers to win the Jackpot prize, the Florida Lottery reported on Sunday.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$414 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 9, 2019
2.$380.6 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2018
3.$309 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2014
4.$290 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 9, 2018
5.$200 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2008
6.$170 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2010
7.$157 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2016
8.€112 Million
US$155.22 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2014
9.$150 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 9, 2013
10.$148 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 9, 2012
11.$142 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2007
12.€110.16 Million
US$136.02 Million
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2018
13.€117.05 Million
US$131.5 Million
Draw Date
Mar 9, 2019
14.$127 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2011
15.$119 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2015
16.€80 Million
US$110.8 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2011
17.$110 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2020
18.$106 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2017
19.$85 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2017
20.$79 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2004
21.€72 Million
US$76.66 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2017
22.$75 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2020
23.€62 Million
US$69.61 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2019
24.€61 Million
US$67.25 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2020
25.€51 Million
US$66.47 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2013

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

2001
Thursday, Mar 8, 2001
19 years old
1986
Saturday, Mar 8, 1986
34 years old
1986
Saturday, Mar 8, 1986
34 years old
1981
Sunday, Mar 8, 1981
39 years old
1980
Saturday, Mar 8, 1980
40 years old
1978
Wednesday, Mar 8, 1978
42 years old
1975
Saturday, Mar 8, 1975
45 years old
1971
Monday, Mar 8, 1971
49 years old
1959
Sunday, Mar 8, 1959
61 years old
1957
Friday, Mar 8, 1957
63 years old
1954
Monday, Mar 8, 1954
66 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2017
The Azure Window, a natural arch on the Maltese island of Gozo, collapsed in stormy weather.
2014
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, carrying a total of 239 people, disappears en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
2004
A new constitution is signed by Iraq's Governing Council.
1985
A supposed failed assassination attempt on Islamic cleric Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah in Beirut, Lebanon kills at least 45 and injures 175 others.
1983
Cold War: While addressing a convention of Evangelicals, U.S. PresidentRonald Reagan labels the Soviet Union an "evil empire".
1979
Philips demonstrates the compact disc publicly for the first time.
1974
Charles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris, France.
1971
The Fight of the Century between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali commences. Frazier wins in 15 rounds via unanimous decision.
1966
Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, Ireland, destroyed by a bomb.
1965
Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War.
1963
The Ba'ath Party comes to power in Syria in a coup d'état by a clique of quasi-leftist Syrian Army officers calling themselves the National Council of the Revolutionary Command.
1957
Egypt re-opens the Suez Canal after the Suez Crisis.
1957
The 1957 Georgia Memorial to Congress, which petitions the U.S. Congress to declare the ratification of the 14th and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution null and void, is adopted by the U.S. state of Georgia.
1949
President of FranceVincent Auriol and ex-emperor of AnnamBảo Đại sign the Élysée Accords, giving Vietnam greater independence from France and creating the State of Vietnam to oppose Viet Minh-led Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
1947
Thirteen thousand troops of the Republic of China Army arrive in Taiwan after the February 28 Incident and launch crackdowns which kill thousands of people, including many elites. This turns into a major root of the Taiwan independence movement.
1942
World War II: Imperial Japanese Army forces gave ultimatum to Dutch East Indies Governor General Jonkheer Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwer and KNIL Commander in Chief Lieutenant GeneralHein Ter Poorten, to unconditionally surrender.
1942
World War II: Imperial Japanese Army forces captured Rangoon, Burma from British.
1937
Spanish Civil War: The Battle of Guadalajara begins.
1936
Daytona Beach and Road Course holds its first oval stock car race.
1924
A mine disaster kills 172 coal miners near Castle Gate, Utah.
1921
Spanish Prime Minister Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated while exiting the parliament building in Madrid.
1920
The Arab Kingdom of Syria, the first modern Arab state to come into existence, is established.
1917
International Women's Day protests in St. Petersburg mark the beginning of the February Revolution (February 23rd in the Julian calendar).
1917
The United States Senate votes to limit filibusters by adopting the cloture rule.
1916
World War I: A British force unsuccessfully attempts to relieve the siege of Kut (present-day Iraq) in the Battle of Dujaila.
1914
First flights (for the Royal Thai Air Force) at Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok.
1910
French aviatorRaymonde de Laroche becomes the first woman to receive a pilot's license.
1868
Sakai incident: Japanese samurai kill 11 French sailors in the port of Sakai, Osaka.
1862
American Civil War: The Naval Battle of Hampton Roads begins.
1844
King Oscar I ascends to the thrones of Sweden and Norway.
1817
The New York Stock Exchange is founded.
1801
War of the Second Coalition: At the Battle of Abukir, a British force under Sir Ralph Abercromby lands in Egypt with the aim of ending the French campaign in Egypt and Syria.
1782
Gnadenhutten massacre: Ninety-six Native Americans in Gnadenhutten, Ohio, who had converted to Christianity, are killed by Pennsylvania militiamen in retaliation for raids carried out by other Indian tribes.
1777
Regiments from Ansbach and Bayreuth, sent to support Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War, mutiny in the town of Ochsenfurt.
1775
An anonymous writer, thought by some to be Thomas Paine, publishes "African Slavery in America", the first article in the American colonies calling for the emancipation of slaves and the abolition of slavery.
1736
Nader Shah, founder of the Afsharid dynasty, is crowned Shah of Iran.
1722
The Safavid Empire of Iran is defeated by an army from Afghanistan at the Battle of Gulnabad, pushing Iran into anarchy.
1702
Queen Anne, the younger sister of Mary II, becomes Queen regnant of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
1658
Treaty of Roskilde: After a devastating defeat in the Northern Wars (1655-1661), Frederick III, the King of Denmark-Norway is forced to give up nearly half his territory to Sweden to save the rest.
1655
John Casor becomes the first legally-recognized slave in England's North American colonies where a crime was not committed.
1618
Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion.
1576
Spanish explorer Diego García de Palacio first sights the ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Copán.
1262
Battle of Hausbergen between bourgeois militias and the army of the bishop of Strasbourg.
1126
Following the death of his mother Urraca, Alfonso VII is proclaimed king of Castile and León.
1010
Ferdowsi completes his epic poem Shahnameh.

Births On This Day

1996
Matthew Hammelmann, Australian rules footballer
1996
Emil Imre, Romanian short track speed skater
1994
Pablo Dyego, Brazilian footballer
1994
Dylan Tombides, Australian footballer (d. 2014)
1992
Uki Satake, Japanese singer, actress, and radio host
1991
Miriam Bryant, Swedish-Finnish singer-songwriter
1991
Tom English, Australian rugby player
1990
Asier Illarramendi, Spanish footballer
1990
Petra Kvitová, Czech tennis player
1990
Nico Salva, Filipino basketball player
1990
Ben Tozer, English footballer
1988
Benny Blanco, American rapper and producer
1987
Jonathan Wright, Australian rugby league player
1984
Rafik Djebbour, Algerian footballer
1984
Ross Taylor, New Zealand cricketer
1984
Sasha Vujačić, Slovenian basketball player
1983
André Santos, Brazilian footballer
1983
Mark Worrell, American baseball player
1982
Nicolas Armindo, French racing driver
1982
Leonidas Kampantais, Greek footballer
1982
Isak Strand, Norwegian drummer, composer, and producer
1981
Michael Beauchamp, Australian footballer
1981
Timothy Jordan II, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2005)
1981
Joost Posthuma, Dutch cyclist
1980
Stephen Milne, Australian footballer
1979
Apathy, American rapper and producer
1979
Tom Chaplin, English singer-songwriter
1979
Andy Ross, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1978
Nick Zano, American actor and producer
1977
James Van Der Beek, American actor
1977
Johann Vogel, Swiss footballer
1976
Gaz Coombes, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1976
Juan Encarnación, Dominican baseball player
1976
Freddie Prinze, Jr., American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1975
Mauro Briano, Italian footballer
1973
Boris Kodjoe, Austrian-born American actor and producer
1973
Anneke van Giersbergen, Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist
1972
Georgios Georgiadis, Greek footballer and manager
1972
Matthew Nable, Australian rugby player and actor
1972
Lena Sundström, Swedish journalist and author
1971
Kit Symons, English-Welsh footballer and manager
1970
Jason Elam, American football player
1969
Juan de Dios Ramírez Perales, Mexican footballer
1968
Michael Bartels, German race car driver
1968
Shawn Mullins, American singer-songwriter
1967
Joel Johnston, American baseball player
1966
Greg Barker, Baron Barker of Battle, English politician
1966
Jaime Levy, American computer scientist and academic
1965
Kenny Smith, American basketball player and sportscaster
1964
Kate Betts, American journalist and author
1962
Leon Robinson, American actor and producer
1961
Camryn Manheim, American actress
1961
Larry Murphy, Canadian ice hockey player and journalist
1960
Jeffrey Eugenides, American author and academic
1960
Irek Mukhamedov, Russian ballet dancer
1960
Buck Williams, American basketball player and coach
1959
Aidan Quinn, Irish-American actor
1958
Andy McDonald, English lawyer and politician
1958
Gary Numan, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1957
Clive Burr, English rock drummer (d. 2013)
1957
William Edward Childs, American pianist and composer
1957
Bob Stoddard, American baseball player
1956
Laurie Cunningham, English footballer (d. 1989)
1956
John Kapelos, Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1956
David Malpass, American economist and government official
1954
Steve James, American documentary filmmaker
1954
David Wilkie, Sri Lankan-Scottish swimmer
1953
Jim Rice, American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster
1952
George Allen, American lawyer and politician, 67th Governor of Virginia
1951
Phil Edmonds, Zambian-English cricketer and businessman
1951
Dianne Walker, American tap dancer
1949
Teofilo Cubillas, Peruvian footballer
1948
Robert W. Boyd, American physicist and academic
1948
Gyles Brandreth, German-English actor, screenwriter, and politician
1948
Mel Galley, English rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2008)
1948
Sam Lacey, American basketball player (d. 2014)
1948
Peggy March, American pop singer
1948
Jonathan Sacks, English rabbi, philosopher, and scholar
1947
Carole Bayer Sager, American singer-songwriter and painter
1947
Michael S. Hart, American author, founded Project Gutenberg (d. 2011)
1947
Vladimír Mišík, Czech singer-songwriter and guitarist
1947
Florentino Pérez, Spanish engineer and businessman
1946
Robert Jaworski, Filipino basketball player, coach, and politician
1946
Randy Meisner, American singer-songwriter and bass player
1945
Jim Chapman, American lawyer and politician
1945
Micky Dolenz, American singer-songwriter, drummer, and actor
1945
Anselm Kiefer, German painter and sculptor
1945
Sylvia Wiegand, American mathematician
1944
Sergey Nikitin, Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1943
Susan Clark, Canadian actress and producer
1943
Michael Grade, English businessman
1943
Lynn Redgrave, English-American actress and singer (d. 2010)
1943
Dionysis Simopoulos, Greek physicist and astronomer
1942
Dick Allen, American baseball player and tenor
1942
Ann Packer, English sprinter, hurdler, and long jumper
1941
Norman Stone, Scottish-English historian, author, and academic
1939
Jim Bouton, American baseball player and journalist
1939
Lynn Seymour, Canadian ballerina and choreographer
1939
Lidiya Skoblikova, Russian speed skater and coach
1939
Robert Tear, Welsh tenor and conductor (d. 2011)
1938
Pete Dawkins, American football player, colonel, and politician
1937
Richard Fariña, American singer-songwriter and author (d. 1966)
1937
Juvénal Habyarimana, Rwandan politician, 2nd President of Rwanda (d. 1994)
1936
Sue Ane Langdon, American actress and singer
1936
Gábor Szabó, Hungarian guitarist and composer (d. 1982)
1935
George Coleman, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader
1934
Marv Breeding, American baseball player and scout (d. 2006)
1931
Neil Adcock, South African cricketer (d. 2013)
1931
John McPhee, American author and educator
1931
Gerald Potterton, English-Canadian animator, director, and producer
1931
Neil Postman, American author and critic (d. 2003)
1930
Bob Grim, American baseball player (d. 1996)
1930
Douglas Hurd, English politician, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
1929
Hebe Camargo, Brazilian actress and singer (d. 2012)
1926
Francisco Rabal, Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2001)
1925
Warren Bennis, American scholar, author, and academic (d. 2014)
1924
Anthony Caro, English sculptor and illustrator (d. 2013)
1924
Georges Charpak, Ukrainian-French physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2010)
1924
Sean McClory, Irish-American actor and director (d. 2003)
1922
Ralph H. Baer, German-American video game designer, created the Magnavox Odyssey (d. 2014)
1922
Cyd Charisse, American actress and dancer (d. 2008)
1922
Carl Furillo, American baseball player (d. 1989)
1922
Yevgeny Matveyev, Russian actor and director (d. 2003)
1922
Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese author and illustrator (d. 2015)
1921
Alan Hale, Jr., American actor (d. 1990)
1921
Sahir Ludhianvi, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 1980)
1920
Douglass Wallop, American author and playwright (d. 1985)
1918
Eileen Herlie, Scottish-American actress (d. 2008)
1914
Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich, Belarusian-Russian physicist and astronomer (d. 1987)
1912
Preston Smith, American businessman and politician, 40th Governor of Texas (d. 2003)
1912
Meldrim Thomson, Jr., American publisher and politician, 73rd Governor of New Hampshire (d. 2001)
1911
Alan Hovhaness, Armenian-American pianist and composer (d. 2000)
1910
Claire Trevor, American actress (d. 2000)
1909
Beatrice Shilling, English motorcycle racer and engineer (d. 1990)
1909
Paula Strasberg, American actress and acting coach (d. 1966)
1907
Konstantinos Karamanlis, Greek lawyer and politician, 3rd President of Greece (d. 1998)
1902
Louise Beavers, American actress and singer (d. 1962)
1902
Jennings Randolph, American journalist and politician (d. 1998)
1900
Howard H. Aiken, American physicist and computer scientist, created the Harvard Mark I (d. 1973)
1899
Elmer Keith, American gun designer and author (d. 1984)
1896
Charlotte Whitton, Canadian journalist and politician, 46th Mayor of Ottawa (d. 1975)
1892
Juana de Ibarbourou, Uruguayan poet and author (d. 1979)
1886
Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)
1879
Otto Hahn, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
1865
Frederic Goudy, American type designer, created Copperplate Gothic and Goudy Old Style (d. 1947)
1859
Kenneth Grahame, Scottish-English banker and author (d. 1932)
1856
Bramwell Booth, English 2nd General of The Salvation Army (d. 1929)
1856
Colin Campbell Cooper, American painter and academic (d. 1937)
1848
LaMarcus Adna Thompson, American engineer and businessman, developed the roller coaster (d. 1917)
1841
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., American colonel, lawyer, and jurist (d. 1935)
1839
Josephine Cochrane, American inventor (d. 1913)
1830
João de Deus, Portuguese poet and educator (d. 1896)
1827
Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist and anthropologist (d. 1875)
1826
Johann Köler, Estonian painter and academic (d. 1899)
1822
Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Polish inventor and businessman, invented the Kerosene lamp (d. 1882)
1804
Alvan Clark, American astronomer and optician (d. 1887)
1799
Simon Cameron, American journalist and politician, 26th United States Secretary of War (d. 1889)
1761
Jan Potocki, Polish ethnologist, historian, linguist, and author (d. 1815)
1748
William V, Prince of Orange (d. 1806)
1746
André Michaux, French botanist and explorer (d. 1802)
1726
Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe, English admiral and politician, Treasurer of the Navy (d. 1799)
1714
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, German pianist and composer (d. 1788)
1712
John Fothergill, English physician and botanist (d. 1780)
1658
Thomas Trevor, 1st Baron Trevor, British Baron (d. 1730)
1566
Carlo Gesualdo, Italian lute player and composer (d. 1613)
1550
William Drury, English politician (d. 1590)
1518
Sidonie of Saxony, Duchess of Brunswick-Calenberg (d. 1575)
1514
Amago Haruhisa, Japanese daimyō (d. 1562)
1495
John of God, Portuguese friar and saint (d. 1550)
1293
Beatrice of Castile (d. 1359)
1286
John III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1341)

Deaths On This Day

2019
Marshall Brodien, American actor (b. 1934)
2019
Cedrick Hardman, American football player and actor (b. 1948)
2018
Kate Wilhelm, American author (b. 1928)
2016
Aldo Ferrer, Argentinian economist and diplomat (b. 1927)
2016
Ross Hannaford, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
2016
George Martin, English composer, conductor, and producer (b. 1926)
2015
Tjol Lategan, South African rugby player (b. 1925)
2015
Sam Simon, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1955)
2014
Leo Bretholz, Austrian-American Holocaust survivor and author (b. 1921)
2014
William Guarnere, American sergeant (b. 1923)
2013
Haseeb Ahsan, Pakistani cricketer and manager (b. 1939)
2013
John O'Connell, Irish journalist and politician, 17th Irish Minister of Health (b. 1927)
2013
Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin, German soldier and publisher (b. 1922)
2012
Simin Daneshvar, Iranian author and academic (b. 1921)
2012
Minoru Mori, Japanese businessman, founded the Mori Art Museum (b. 1934)
2012
Steven Rubenstein, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1962)
2011
Mike Starr, American bass player (b. 1966)
2009
Hank Locklin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1918)
2009
Zbigniew Religa, Polish surgeon and politician, Polish Minister of Health (b. 1938)
2007
John Inman, English actor (b. 1935)
2007
John Vukovich, American baseball player and coach (b. 1947)
2005
César Lattes, Brazilian physicist and academic (b. 1924)
2005
Aslan Maskhadov, Chechen commander and politician, 3rd President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (b. 1951)
2004
Muhammad Zaidan, Syrian terrorist, founded the Palestine Liberation Front (b. 1948)
2003
Adam Faith, English singer (b. 1940)
2003
Karen Morley, American actress (b. 1909)
2001
Edward Winter, American actor (b. 1937)
1999
Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentinian journalist and author (b. 1914)
1999
Peggy Cass, American actress and comedian (b. 1924)
1999
Joe DiMaggio, American baseball player and coach (b. 1914)
1998
Ray Nitschke, American football player and actor (b. 1936)
1997
Gershon Liebman, French rabbi (b. 1905)
1996
Jack Churchill, Hong Kong-English colonel (b. 1906)
1993
Billy Eckstine, American trumpet player (b. 1914)
1991
John Bellairs, American author and academic (b. 1938)
1988
Amar Singh Chamkila, Indian singer-songwriter (b. 1961)
1988
Werner Hartmann, German physicist and academic (b. 1912)
1985
Edward Andrews, American actor (b. 1914)
1983
Chabuca Granda, Peruvian-American singer-songwriter (b. 1920)
1983
Alan Lennox-Boyd, 1st Viscount Boyd of Merton, English lieutenant and politician, Secretary of State for the Colonies (b. 1904)
1983
William Walton, English composer (b. 1902)
1976
Alfons Rebane, Estonian colonel (b. 1908)
1975
George Stevens, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1904)
1973
Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, American keyboard player and songwriter (b. 1945)
1971
Harold Lloyd, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1893)
1961
Thomas Beecham, English conductor and composer (b. 1879)
1957
Othmar Schoeck, Swiss composer and conductor (b. 1886)
1948
Hulusi Behçet, Turkish dermatologist and scientist (b. 1889)
1945
Frederick Bligh Bond, English archaeologist and architect (b. 1864)
1942
José Raúl Capablanca, Cuban chess player and theoretician (b. 1888)
1941
Sherwood Anderson, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1876)
1937
Howie Morenz, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1902)
1935
Hachikō, Japanese dog (b. 1923)
1930
William Howard Taft, American lawyer, jurist, and politician, 27th President of the United States (b. 1857)
1930
Edward Terry Sanford, American lawyer, jurist, and politician, United States Assistant Attorney General (b. 1865)
1923
Krišjānis Barons, Latvian linguist and author (b. 1835)
1923
Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Dutch physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1837)
1917
Ferdinand von Zeppelin, German general and businessman, founded the Zeppelin Company (b. 1838)
1889
John Ericsson, Swedish-American engineer, designed the USS Monitor (b. 1803)
1887
Henry Ward Beecher, American minister and activist (b. 1813)
1887
James Buchanan Eads, American engineer, designed the Eads Bridge (b. 1820)
1874
Millard Fillmore, American lawyer and politician, 13th President of the United States (b. 1800)
1872
Cornelius Krieghoff, Dutch-Canadian painter (b. 1815)
1869
Hector Berlioz, French composer, conductor, and critic (b. 1803)
1844
Charles XIV John of Sweden (b. 1763)
1819
Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge, American colonel, lawyer, and politician (b. 1739)
1771
Louis August le Clerc, French-Danish sculptor and academic (b. 1688)
1731
Ferdinand Brokoff, Czech sculptor (b. 1688)
1723
Christopher Wren, English architect, designed St. Paul's Cathedral (b. 1632)
1717
Abraham Darby I, English blacksmith (b. 1678)
1702
William III of England (b. 1650)
1641
Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer and explorer (b. 1587)
1619
Veit Bach, German baker and miller (b. 1550)
1550
John of God, Portuguese friar and saint (b. 1495)
1466
Francesco I Sforza, Duke of Milan (b. 1401)
1441
Margaret of Burgundy, Duchess of Bavaria
1403
Bayezid I, Ottoman sultan (b. 1360)
1365
Queen Noguk of Korea
1223
Wincenty Kadłubek, Polish bishop and historian (b. 1161)
1144
Pope Celestine II
1137
Adela of Normandy, by marriage countess of Blois (b. c. 1067)
1126
Urraca of León and Castile (b. 1079)
865
Rudolf of Fulda, German theologian
819
Li Shidao, Chinese warlord

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