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On This Day in History:  May 19

May 19 is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 226 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Former NBA player credits homeless man's good will for $300,000 lottery prize. A homeless man refused to take $5 from a former NBA player and asked him instead to use the money to buy lottery tickets and said he would take $20 from the winnings. The homeless man was right.
2016
Birthday Fantasy 5 win for Californian. A San Diego resident kicked off his birthday by winning over a half-million dollars in the Fantasy 5 lottery, and had to step outside of a dinner gathering to double-check his ticket in disbelief.
2015
Iowa man nearly lost $1 million Powerball prize. A Des Moines, Iowa, man claimed a $1 million Powerball prize Monday morning, a day after his winning ticket was nearly lost.
2014
Printing error causes new Pa. Lottery ticket coupons to be issued. Pennsylvania Lottery players who tried to use some of the lottery's coupons that arrived in the mail or in the newspaper in late April or earlier this month learned that they were about as good as a losing lottery ticket.
2013
Record Powerball jackpot won by 1 ticket. The largest Powerball lottery jackpot in game history has been won Saturday night by a single ticket sold in the state of Florida.
2011
Nebraska lottery equipment upgrades coming soon. This summer, the Nebraska Lottery will be upgrading equipment at over 1,150 retailers, providing several benefits for lottery retailers and players.
2011
US Marine wins $1 million lottery jackpot. A United States Marine from Yuma, Arizona, has won $1 million in the Arizona Lottery's $100 Million Cash Spectacular Scratchers game.
2009
Arkansas lottery retailers to be policed for fraud, officials say. The legislation laying the groundwork for Arkansas' lottery does not require it, but officials say they expect the lottery system to include a security division that will be on the lookout for fraud by retailers.
2007
SoCal family claims $112M Mega Millions lottery jackpot. A Southern California family claimed their winning ticket Wednesday in the $112 million Mega Millions lottery drawing.
2004
New Jeresey couple wins huge Powerball lottery jackpot. Pure serendipity - a detour around some bridge work and a spur-of-the-moment decision to buy tickets early for the May 8 Powerball drawing - have made Steven and Kristine White multimillionaires.
2004
California Lottery wants changes. The California Lottery, for the first time since it was created nearly 20 years ago, wants to shrink the percentage of its budget dedicated to funding public education in order to boost prize payouts in scratch-off games -- a move officials say ultimately would increase sales and, in turn, money for schools.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$367 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
May 21, 2019
2.$315.3 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 19, 2018
3.$288 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 22, 2019
4.$274 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
May 19, 2020
5.$228 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 20, 2017
6.$187 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
May 20, 2016
7.$175 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 20, 1998
8.€155.5 Million
US$173.51 Million
Draw Date
May 21, 2019
9.$173 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
May 19, 2015
10.$170 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 20, 2009
11.$155 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 21, 2005
12.$149 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
May 20, 2014
13.$145 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 19, 2010
14.€94.84 Million
US$121.23 Million
Draw Date
May 19, 2012
15.$121 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 20, 2015
16.$120 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 21, 2011
17.€107 Million
US$119.63 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
May 19, 2017
18.$114 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 21, 2014
19.€90 Million
US$105.08 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
May 25, 2018
20.$100 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 19, 2012
21.€71.44 Million
US$96.4 Million
Draw Date
May 19, 2007
22.$95 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 20, 2020
23.€72 Million
US$94.56 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
May 22, 2012
24.€84.11 Million
US$94.25 Million
Draw Date
May 19, 2016
25.$93 Million
Draw Date
May 19, 2010

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1986
Monday, May 19, 1986
34 years old
1983
Thursday, May 19, 1983
37 years old
1980
Monday, May 19, 1980
40 years old
1978
Friday, May 19, 1978
42 years old
1974
Sunday, May 19, 1974
46 years old
1967
Friday, May 19, 1967
53 years old
1958
Monday, May 19, 1958
62 years old
1956
Saturday, May 19, 1956
64 years old
1955
Thursday, May 19, 1955
65 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2018
The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is held at St George's Chapel, Windsor, with an estimated global audience of 1.9 billion.
2016
EgyptAir Flight 804 crashes into the Mediterranean Sea while traveling from Paris to Cairo, killing all on board.
2015
The Refugio oil spill deposited 142,800 U.S. gallons (3,400 barrels) of crude oil onto an area in California considered one of the most biologically diverse coastlines of the west coast.
2012
Three gas cylinder bombs explode in front of a vocational school in the Italian city of Brindisi, killing one person and injuring five others.
2012
A car bomb explodes near a military complex in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, killing nine people.
2010
The Royal Thai Armed Forces concludes its crackdown on protests by forcing the surrender of United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship leaders.
2007
President of RomaniaTraian Băsescu survives an impeachment referendum and returns to office from suspension.
1997
The Sierra Gorda biosphere, the most ecologically diverse region in Mexico, is established as a result of grassroots efforts.
1991
Croatians vote for independence in a referendum.
1986
The Firearm Owners Protection Act is signed into law by U.S. President Ronald Reagan.
1971
Mars probe program: Mars 2 is launched by the Soviet Union.
1963
The New York Post Sunday Magazine publishes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail.
1962
A birthday salute to U.S. President John F. Kennedy takes place at Madison Square Garden, New York City. The highlight is Marilyn Monroe's rendition of "Happy Birthday".
1961
Venera program: Venera 1 becomes the first man-made object to fly by another planet by passing Venus (the probe had lost contact with Earth a month earlier and did not send back any data).
1961
At Silchar Railway Station, Assam, 11 Bengalis die when police open fire on protesters demanding state recognition of Bengali language in the Bengali Language Movement.
1959
The North Vietnamese Army establishes Group 559, whose responsibility is to determine how to maintain supply lines to South Vietnam; the resulting route is the Ho Chi Minh trail.
1950
A barge containing munitions destined for Pakistan explodes in the harbor at South Amboy, New Jersey, devastating the city.
1950
Egypt announces that the Suez Canal is closed to Israeli ships and commerce.
1942
World War II: In the aftermath of the Battle of the Coral Sea, Task Force 16 heads to Pearl Harbor.
1934
Zveno and the Bulgarian Army engineer a coup d'état and install Kimon Georgiev as the new Prime Minister of Bulgaria.
1922
The Young Pioneer Organization of the Soviet Union is established.
1921
The United States Congress passes the Emergency Quota Act establishing national quotas on immigration.
1919
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk lands at Samsun on the AnatolianBlack Sea coast, initiating what is later termed the Turkish War of Independence.
1917
The Norwegian football club Rosenborg BK is founded.
1911
Parks Canada, the world's first national park service, is established as the Dominion Parks Branch under the Department of the Interior.
1848
Mexican-American War: Mexico ratifies the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo thus ending the war and ceding California, Nevada, Utah and parts of four other modern-day U.S. states to the United States for US$15 million.
1845
Captain Sir John Franklin and his ill-fated Arctic expedition depart from Greenhithe, England.
1828
U.S. President John Quincy Adams signs the Tariff of 1828 into law, protecting wool manufacturers in the United States.
1802
Napoleon Bonaparte founds the Legion of Honour.
1780
New England's Dark Day, an unusual darkening of the day sky was observed over the New England states and parts of Canada.
1776
American Revolutionary War: A Continental Army garrison surrenders in the Battle of The Cedars.
1749
King George II of Great Britain grants the Ohio Company a charter of land around the forks of the Ohio River.
1743
Jean-Pierre Christin developed the centigrade temperature scale.
1655
The Invasion of Jamaica begins during the Anglo-Spanish War.
1649
An Act of Parliament declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years.
1643
Thirty Years' War: French forces under the duc d'Enghien decisively defeat Spanish forces at the Battle of Rocroi, marking the symbolic end of Spain as a dominant land power.
1568
Queen Elizabeth I of England orders the arrest of Mary, Queen of Scots.
1542
The Prome Kingdom falls to the Taungoo Dynasty in present-day Myanmar.
1536
Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII of England, is beheaded for adultery, treason, and incest.
1535
French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to North America with three ships, 110 men, and Chief Donnacona's two sons (whom Cartier had kidnapped during his first voyage).
1499
Catherine of Aragon is married by proxy to Arthur, Prince of Wales. Catherine is 13 and Arthur is 12.
1445
John II of Castile defeats the Infantes of Aragon at the First Battle of Olmedo.
1268
Principality of Antioch falls after sack of Antioch by Baibars.
1051
Henry I of France is married to Anne of Kiev.
715
Pope Gregory II is elected.
639
Ashina Jiesheshuai and his tribesmen assaulted Emperor Taizong at Jiucheng Palace.

Births On This Day

1995
Taane Milne, New Zealand rugby league player
1994
Carlos Guzmán, Mexican footballer
1993
Josef Martínez, Venezuelan footballer
1992
Michele Camporese, Italian footballer
1992
Ola John, Dutch footballer
1992
Felise Kaufusi, New Zealand-Tongan rugby league player
1992
Evgeny Kuznetsov, Russian ice hockey player
1992
Sam Smith, English singer-songwriter
1991
Jordan Pruitt, American singer-songwriter
1987
Michael Angelakos, American singer-songwriter and producer
1987
David Edgar, Canadian soccer player
1987
Mariano Torres, Argentinian footballer
1986
Mario Chalmers, American basketball player
1985
Aleister Black, Dutch professional wrestler
1984
Marcedes Lewis, American football player
1983
Michael Che, American comedian
1983
Jessica Fox, English actress
1982
Kevin Amankwaah, English footballer
1982
Pål Steffen Andresen, Norwegian footballer
1982
Klaas Vantornout, Belgian cyclist
1981
Luciano Figueroa, Argentinian footballer
1981
Yo Gotti, American rapper
1981
Michael Leighton, Canadian ice hockey player
1981
Sina Schielke, German sprinter
1981
Klaas-Erik Zwering, Dutch swimmer
1980
Tony Hackworth, English footballer
1979
Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer
1979
Diego Forlan, Uruguayan footballer
1978
Marcus Bent, English footballer
1978
Dave Bus, Dutch footballer
1977
Manuel Almunia, Spanish footballer
1977
Wouter Hamel, Dutch singer and guitarist
1977
Brandon Inge, American baseball player
1977
Natalia Oreiro, Uruguayan singer-songwriter and actress
1976
Ed Cota, American basketball player
1976
Kevin Garnett, American basketball player
1975
Pretinha, Brazilian footballer
1975
London Fletcher, American football player
1975
Josh Paul, American baseball player and manager
1975
Jonas Renkse, Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1974
Andrew Johns, Australian rugby league player, coach, and sportscaster
1974
Emma Shapplin, French soprano
1974
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Indian actor
1973
Dario Franchitti, Scottish race car driver
1972
Jenny Berggren, Swedish singer-songwriter
1972
Claudia Karvan, Australian actress, producer, and screenwriter
1971
Ross Katz, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1971
Andres Salumets, Estonian biologist, biochemist, and educator
1970
Stuart Cable, Welsh drummer (d. 2010)
1970
K. J. Choi, South Korean golfer
1970
Regina Narva, Estonian chess player
1970
Nia Zulkarnaen, Indonesian actress, singer and producer
1968
Kyle Eastwood, American actor and bass player
1967
Alexia, Italian singer
1967
Massimo Taccon, Italian painter and sculptor
1967
Geraldine Somerville, Irish-born English actress
1966
Marc Bureau, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
1966
Jodi Picoult, American author and educator
1966
Polly Walker, English actress
1965
Maile Flanagan, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
1964
Peter Jackson, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster (d. 1997)
1964
John Lee, South Korean-American football player
1964
Miloslav Mečíř, Slovak tennis player
1963
Filippo Galli, Italian footballer and manager
1961
Vadim Cojocaru, Moldovan politician
1961
Gregory Poirier, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1961
Wayne Van Dorp, Canadian ice hockey player
1957
Bill Laimbeer, American basketball player and coach
1957
James Reyne, Nigerian-Australian singer-songwriter
1956
Oliver Letwin, English philosopher and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
1956
Martyn Ware, English keyboard player, songwriter, and producer
1955
James Gosling, Canadian-American computer scientist, created Java
1954
Rick Cerone, American baseball player and sportscaster
1954
Hōchū Ōtsuka, Japanese voice actor
1954
Phil Rudd, Australian-New Zealand drummer
1953
Patrick Hodge, Lord Hodge, Scottish lawyer and judge
1953
Shavarsh Karapetyan, Armenian finswimmer
1953
Florin Marin, Romanian footballer and manager
1953
Victoria Wood, English actress, singer, director, and screenwriter (d. 2016)
1952
Charlie Spedding, English runner
1952
Bert van Marwijk, Dutch footballer, coach, and manager
1951
Joey Ramone, American singer-songwriter (d. 2001)
1951
Dick Slater, American wrestler
1950
Tadeusz Ślusarski, Polish pole vaulter (d. 1998)
1949
Dusty Hill, American singer-songwriter and bass player
1949
Philip Hunt, Baron Hunt of Kings Heath, English politician
1949
Archie Manning, American football player
1948
Grace Jones, Jamaican-American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
1947
Paul Brady, Irish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1947
Christopher Chope, English lawyer and politician
1947
David Helfgott, Australian pianist
1947
Geraldine Laybourne, American television executive
1946
Claude Lelièvre, Belgian activist
1946
Michele Placido, Italian actor and director
1946
André the Giant, French-American wrestler and actor (d. 1993)
1945
Pete Townshend, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1944
Peter Mayhew, English-American actor
1943
Eddie May, English footballer and manager (d. 2012)
1943
Shirrel Rhoades, American author, publisher, and academic
1942
Gary Kildall, American computer scientist, founded Digital Research Inc. (d. 1994)
1942
Robert Kilroy-Silk, English television host and politician
1941
Nora Ephron, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
1941
Igor Judge, Baron Judge, Maltese-English lawyer and judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales
1940
Jan Janssen, Dutch cyclist
1940
Mickey Newbury, American country/pop singer-songwriter (d. 2002)
1939
Livio Berruti, Italian sprinter
1939
James Fox, English actor
1939
Nancy Kwan, Hong Kong-American actress and makeup artist
1939
Jānis Lūsis, Latvian javelin thrower and coach
1939
Dick Scobee, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 1986)
1938
Moisés da Costa Amaral, East Timorese politician (d. 1989)
1938
Herbie Flowers, English musician
1938
Igor Ter-Ovanesyan, Ukrainian long jumper and coach
1937
Pat Roach, English wrestler (d. 2004)
1935
David Hartman, American journalist and television personality
1934
Ruskin Bond, Indian author and poet
1934
Jim Lehrer, American journalist and author
1933
Edward de Bono, Maltese physician, author, and academic
1932
Alma Cogan, English singer (d. 1966)
1932
Paul Erdman, American economist and author (d. 2007)
1932
Bill Fitch, American basketball player and coach
1932
Elena Poniatowska, Mexican intellectual and journalist
1931
Bob Anderson, English race car driver (d. 1967)
1931
Trevor Peacock, English actor, screenwriter and songwriter
1930
Eugene Genovese, American historian and author (d. 2012)
1930
Lorraine Hansberry, American playwright and director (d. 1965)
1929
Helmut Braunlich, German-American violinist and composer (d. 2013)
1929
Richard Larter, Australian painter (d. 2014)
1929
John Stroger, American politician (d. 2008)
1928
Colin Chapman, English engineer and businessman, founded Lotus Cars (d. 1982)
1928
Thomas Kennedy, English air marshal (d. 2013)
1928
Gil McDougald, American baseball player and coach (d. 2010)
1928
Dolph Schayes, American basketball player and coach (d. 2015)
1927
Serge Lang, French-American mathematician, author and academic (d. 2005)
1926
Edward Parkes, English engineer and academic
1926
Peter Zadek, German director and screenwriter (d. 2009)
1925
Pol Pot, Cambodian general and politician, 29th Prime Minister of Cambodia (d. 1998)
1925
Malcolm X, American minister and activist (d. 1965)
1924
Sandy Wilson, English composer and songwriter (d. 2014)
1922
Arthur Gorrie, Australian hobby shop proprietor (d. 1992)
1921
Leslie Broderick, English lieutenant and pilot (d. 2013)
1921
Harry W. Brown, American colonel and pilot (d. 1991)
1921
Daniel Gélin, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2002)
1921
Yuri Kochiyama, American activist (d. 2014)
1921
Karel van het Reve, Dutch historian and author (d. 1999)
1920
Tina Strobos, Dutch psychiatrist known for rescuing Jews during World War II (d. 2012)
1919
Georgie Auld, Canadian-American saxophonist, clarinet player, and bandleader (d. 1990)
1919
Mitja Ribičič, Italian-Slovenian soldier and politician, 25th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (d. 2013)
1918
Abraham Pais, Dutch-American physicist, historian, and academic (d. 2000)
1915
Renée Asherson, English actress (d. 2014)
1914
Max Perutz, Austrian-English biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)
1914
Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
1914
John Vachon, American photographer and journalist (d. 1975)
1913
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Indian lawyer and politician, 6th President of India (d. 1996)
1910
Alan Melville, South African cricketer (d. 1983)
1909
Nicholas Winton, English banker and humanitarian (d. 2015)
1908
Manik Bandopadhyay, Indian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1956)
1908
Merriam Modell, American author (d. 1994)
1908
Percy Williams, Canadian sprinter (d. 1982)
1906
Bruce Bennett, American shot putter and actor (d. 2007)
1903
Ruth Ella Moore, American scientist (d. 1994)
1902
Lubka Kolessa, Ukrainian-Canadian pianist and educator (d. 1997)
1899
Lothar Rădăceanu, Romanian journalist, linguist, and politician (d. 1955)
1898
Julius Evola, Italian philosopher and painter (d. 1974)
1897
Frank Luke, American lieutenant and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1918)
1893
H. Bonciu, Romanian author, poet, and journalist (d. 1950)
1891
Oswald Boelcke, German captain and pilot (d. 1916)
1890
Eveline Adelheid von Maydell, German-American illustrator (d. 1962)
1890
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese politician, 1st President of Vietnam (d. 1969)
1889
Tản Đà, Vietnamese poet and author (d. 1939)
1889
Henry B. Richardson, American archer (d. 1963)
1887
Ion Jalea, Romanian soldier and sculptor (d. 1983)
1886
Francis Biddle, American lawyer and judge, 58th United States Attorney General (d. 1968)
1884
David Munson, American runner (d. 1953)
1881
official birthday of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Turkish field marshal and statesman, 1st President of Turkey (d. 1938)
1880
Albert Richardson, English architect and educator, designed the Manchester Opera House (d. 1964)
1879
Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor, American-English politician (d. 1964)
1878
Alfred Laliberté, Canadian sculptor and painter (d. 1953)
1874
Gilbert Jessop, English cricketer and soldier (d. 1955)
1871
Walter Russell, American painter, sculptor, and author (d. 1963)
1861
Nellie Melba, Australian soprano and actress (d. 1931)
1857
John Jacob Abel, American biochemist and pharmacologist (d. 1938)
1832
James Watney, Jr., English politician, brewer and cricketer (d. 1886)
1827
Paul-Armand Challemel-Lacour, French academic and politician, French Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1896)
1800
George Washington Whistler, American civil engineer (d. 1849)
1795
Johns Hopkins, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1873)
1782
Prince Ivan Paskevich, Imperial Russian military leader (d. 1856)
1773
Arthur Aikin, English chemist and mineralogist (d. 1854)
1762
Johann Gottlieb Fichte, German philosopher and academic (d. 1814)
1744
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, German-born Queen to George III of the United Kingdom (d. 1818)
1724
Augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, English admiral and politician, Chief Secretary for Ireland (d. 1779)
1700
José de Escandón, 1st Count of Sierra Gorda, Spanish sergeant and politician (d. 1770)
1639
Charles Weston, 3rd Earl of Portland, English soldier and noble (d. 1665)
1616
Johann Jakob Froberger, German organist and composer (d. 1667)
1593
Jacob Jordaens, Flemish painter and illustrator (d. 1678)
1593
Claude Vignon, French painter (d. 1670)
1476
Helena of Moscow, Grand Duchess consort of Lithuania and Queen consort of Poland (d. 1513)
1462
Baccio D'Agnolo, Italianwoodcarver, sculptor and architect (d. 1543)
1400
John Stourton, 1st Baron Stourton, English Baron (d. 1462)
701
Li Bai, Chinese poet (d. 762)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Zhengzhang Shangfang, Chinese linguist (b. 1933)
2017
Nawshirwan Mustafa, General coordinator of the Movement for Change (Gorran) (b. 1944)
2016
Alan Young, English-born Canadian-American actor (b. 1919)
2016
Morley Safer, American journalist (b. 1931)
2015
Bruce Lundvall, American businessman (b. 1935)
2015
Ted McWhinney, Australian-Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1924)
2015
Happy Rockefeller, American philanthropist, socialite; 31st Second Lady of the United States (b. 1926)
2015
Robert S. Wistrich, English historian, author, and academic (b. 1945)
2014
Simon Andrews, English motorcycle racer (b. 1982)
2014
Jack Brabham, Australian race car driver (b. 1926)
2014
Terry W. Gee, American businessman and politician (b. 1940)
2014
Sam Greenlee, American author and poet (b. 1930)
2014
Vincent Harding, American historian and scholar (b. 1931)
2014
Gabriel Kolko, American historian and author (b. 1932)
2014
Zbigniew Pietrzykowski, Polish boxer (b. 1934)
2013
G. Sarsfield Ford, American lawyer and jurist (b. 1933)
2013
Robin Harrison, English-Canadian pianist and composer (b. 1932)
2013
Neil Reynolds, Canadian journalist and politician (b. 1940)
2012
Bob Boozer, American basketball player (b. 1937)
2012
Tamara Brooks, American conductor and educator (b. 1941)
2012
Ian Burgess, English race car driver (b. 1930)
2012
Gerhard Hetz, German-Mexican swimmer (b. 1942)
2012
Phil Lamason, New Zealand soldier and pilot (b. 1918)
2011
Garret FitzGerald, Irish lawyer and politician, 8th Taoiseach of Ireland (b. 1926)
2011
Jeffrey Catherine Jones, American artist (b.1944)
2009
Robert F. Furchgott, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)
2009
Nicholas Maw, English composer and academic (b. 1935)
2009
Clint Smith, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1913)
2008
Vijay Tendulkar, Indian playwright and screenwriter (b. 1928)
2007
Bernard Blaut, Polish footballer and coach (b. 1940)
2007
Dean Eyre, New Zealand politician (b. 1914)
2004
Mary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress and screenwriter (b. 1907)
2002
John Gorton, Australian lieutenant and politician, 19th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1911)
2002
Walter Lord, American historian and author (b. 1917)
2001
Alexey Maresyev, Russian soldier and pilot (b. 1916)
2001
Susannah McCorkle, American singer (b. 1946)
1999
Candy Candido, American actor (b. 1913)
1998
Sōsuke Uno, Japanese soldier and politician, 75th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1922)
1996
John Beradino, American baseball player and actor (b. 1917)
1994
Jacques Ellul, French sociologist, philosopher, and academic (b. 1912)
1994
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American journalist, 37th First Lady of the United States (b. 1929)
1994
Luis Ocaña, Spanish cyclist (b. 1945)
1989
Yiannis Papaioannou, Greek composer and educator (b. 1910)
1987
James Tiptree, Jr., American psychologist and author (b. 1915)
1986
Jimmy Lyons, American saxophonist (b. 1931)
1984
John Betjeman, English poet and academic (b. 1906)
1983
Jean Rey, Belgian lawyer and politician, 2nd President of the European Commission (b. 1902)
1980
Joseph Schull, Canadian playwright and historian (b. 1906)
1978
Albert Kivikas, Estonian-Swedish journalist and author (b. 1898)
1971
Ogden Nash, American poet (b. 1902)
1969
Coleman Hawkins, American saxophonist and clarinet player (b. 1901)
1963
Walter Russell, American painter, sculptor, and author (b. 1871)
1958
Jadunath Sarkar, Indian historian (d. 1870)
1958
Archie Scott Brown, Scottish race car driver (b. 1927)
1958
Ronald Colman, English actor (b. 1891)
1954
Charles Ives, American composer and educator (b. 1874)
1950
Daniel Ciugureanu, Romanian physician and politician, Prime Minister of Moldova (b. 1884)
1946
Booth Tarkington, American novelist and dramatist (b. 1869)
1945
Philipp Bouhler, German soldier and politician (b. 1889)
1943
Kristjan Raud, Estonian painter and illustrator (b. 1865)
1939
Ahmet Ağaoğlu, Azerbaijani-Turkish journalist and publicist (b. 1869)
1936
Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall, Renowned British Islamic scholar, noted for his English translation of the Qur'an (b. 1875)
1935
T. E. Lawrence, British colonel and archaeologist (b. 1888)
1918
Gervais Raoul Lufbery, French-American soldier and pilot (b. 1885)
1915
John Simpson Kirkpatrick, English-Australian soldier (b. 1892)
1912
Bolesław Prus, Polish journalist and author (b. 1847)
1907
Benjamin Baker, English engineer, designed the Forth Bridge (b. 1840)
1906
Gabriel Dumont, Canadian Métis leader (b. 1837)
1904
Auguste Molinier, French librarian and historian (b. 1851)
1904
Jamsetji Tata, Indian businessman, founded Tata Group (b. 1839)
1903
Arthur Shrewsbury, English cricketer (b. 1856)
1901
Marthinus Wessel Pretorius, South African general and politician, 1st President of the South African Republic (b. 1819)
1898
William Ewart Gladstone, English lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1809)
1895
José Martí, Cuban journalist, poet, and philosopher (b. 1853)
1885
Peter W. Barlow, English engineer (b. 1809)
1876
Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, Dutch historian and politician (b. 1801)
1872
John Baker, English-Australian politician, 2nd Premier of South Australia (b. 1813)
1865
Sengge Rinchen, Mongolian general (b. 1811)
1864
Nathaniel Hawthorne, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1804)
1831
Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz, Estonian-German physician, botanist, and entomologist (b. 1793)
1825
Claude Henri de Rouvroy, comte de Saint-Simon, French philosopher and theorist (b. 1760)
1821
Camille Jordan, French lawyer and politician (b. 1771)
1798
William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, English lieutenant and politician (b. 1722)
1795
Josiah Bartlett, American physician and politician, 4th Governor of New Hampshire (b. 1729)
1795
James Boswell, Scottish biographer (b. 1740)
1786
John Stanley, English organist and composer (b. 1712)
1777
Button Gwinnett, US founding father (b. 1735)
1715
Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, English poet and politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (b. 1661)
1637
Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (b. 1588)
1623
Mariam-uz-Zamani, Empress of the Mughal Empire (b. 1542)
1610
Thomas Sanchez, Spanish priest and theologian (b. 1550)
1609
García Hurtado de Mendoza, 5th Marquis of Cañete (b. 1535)
1601
Costanzo Porta, Italian composer (b. 1528)
1536
Anne Boleyn, Queen of England (1533-1536); second wife of Henry VIII of England (b. c. 1501)
1531
Jan Łaski, Polish archbishop and diplomat (b. 1456)
1526
Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464)
1396
John I of Aragon (b. 1350)
1389
Dmitry Donskoy, Grand Prince of Muscovy (b. 1350)
1319
Louis, Count of Évreux (b. 1276)
1303
Saint Ivo of Kermartin, French canon lawyer (b. 1253)
1296
Pope Celestine V (b. 1215)
1218
Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor
1164
Saint Bashnouna, Egyptiansaint and martyr
1125
Vladimir II Monomakh, Grand Duke of Kiev
1102
Stephen, Count of Blois (b. 1045)
988
Dunstan, English archbishop and saint (b. 909)
956
Robert, archbishop of Trier
804
Alcuin, English monk and scholar (b. 735)

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