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On This Day in History:  May 24

May 24 is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 221 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2018
All Delaware Wawa stores adding self-service lottery machines. By June 10, Wawa says every Delaware store will be outfitted with new self-service lottery kiosks.
2017
$24 million NY Lottery jackpot claimed 2 days before it expired. The mysterious purchaser of a $24.1 million Lotto jackpot came forward to claim the winning ticket — just two days before it was set to expire.
2016
Would you quit your job if you won the lottery? Many say no. Even a seven-figure payday wouldn't keep many Americans from showing up to work.
2016
Jamaican lottery scam drives man to suicide. An ongoing sinister scam continues to cause some victims to lose their entire life savings from thieves operating from a country and an ocean away.
2013
Longtime friends share $7.4 million Lotto jackpot. Years of playing the Illinois Lottery paid off for two friends from Carol Stream, Illinois.
2013
Ohio legislators move to ban Internet lottery sales. The Ohio Lottery has not joined the move to sell tickets directly to players on the Internet, and a provision in a state budget bill would make sure it doesn't.
2013
N.J. man claims Mega Millions jackpot. On Thursday, a man from Tinton Falls, New Jersey, claimed his half of the $198 annuity jackpot from last Friday's Mega Millions drawing.
2013
Cashier sells self $1M lottery ticket in first week on job. A Southeast Missouri woman wrapped up a big week by taking home a $1 million lottery prize during the record $600 million Powerball jackpot run.
2011
Father, son trying to live like regular guys after $88 million lottery win. Father and son winners of an $88.1 million lottery jackpot talked about the good and the crazy that occurred after winning so much money and why they won't be the subjects of another story about lottery winners going broke.
2011
Spain to privatize lottery. The Spanish government is close to selecting three advisers to help it sell shares in national lottery Sociedad Estatal de Loterías y Apuestas del Estado SA that could raise as much as $10.62 billion.
2010
Alabama woman gets money back from lottery scam. An Alabama woman recently got $16,800 back after a joint U.S. and Canadian investigation into fraudulent telemarketers who represented themselves as lottery officials.
2009
$222 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot rolls. The Powerball lottery jackpot continues to build, nearly matching the $225 million jackpot level attained by Mega Millions earlier this month before it was won by three tickets from California, Ohio, and Virginia.
2007
$63M Powerball lottery ticket sold in New Mexico. One winning ticket was sold in New Mexico for tonight's Powerball lottery drawing, according to the New Mexico Lottery Authority. It was the only winning ticket nationwide.
2005
Tennessee Man Wins $314,693 Lotto 5 Jackpot. A Greeneville, Tennessee man won the top prize of $314,693 in Friday night's Tennessee Lottery Lotto 5 drawing.
2005
Bill would reward Tenn. retailers for cashing lottery tickets. Tennessee lottery retailers would also reap the benefit of a winning ticket under legislation that's moving through the General Assembly in its final days.
2005
NY takes $5 million from lottery winners for child support, welfare. New York lottery officials announced Tuesday that the state has taken nearly $5 million from thousands of lottery jackpots before they were released to winners and applied the money to owed child-support payments or to recover a portion of welfare given to winners over the last decade.
2005
UK Lottery to roll out 'Fast-Pay' card. UK National Lottery operator Camelot is to launch a branded card that will enable shoppers to pay for lottery tickets at checkouts in thousands of retailers nationwide.
2004
Powerball Jackpot Grows to $41 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $41 million, with a cash option of $21 million.
2004
Illinois Lottery Gives Second Chance for Winner. The Illinois Lottery continued its birthday celebration this week with its second winner in the largest second-chance promotion in Lottery history.
2004
Arizon Lottery increases sales 12% this year. For the Arizona Lottery, everything's turning up roses so far with nine-month sales through March of $273.6 million.
2004
PA Woman Makes Powerball History. A Clearfield County woman won $1,003,688 for her appearance on the Powerball Instant Millionaire TV Game Show, lottery officials said.
2004
Spain's prince weds, wins lottery too. As if having a fairytale wedding was not enough luck for one day, Spain's Prince Felipe, 36, and new wife Princess Letizia, 31, hit the jackpot yesterday with a lottery ticket given to them as a wedding present, state radio reported.
2004
Courts freeze half of $30 million lottery winner's assets. With the stroke of a judge's pen, Ray Sobeski's assets were frozen, and although Mr. Sobeski has regained access to half the money, he still could face a long legal battle for the rest.
2004
Atlantic Canadian couple wins $10 million. A Canadian woman who had just lost her job at a Cape Breton hardware store had a big change in her luck this weekend as she won a $10 million lottery jackpot.
2004
Illinois Governor denies shifty practices. The Illinois Lottery has shifted advertising from 15 billboards throughout the state to a single billboard in Chicago that is seen by about half as many people but is owned by one of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's major campaign contributors.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$393 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
May 24, 2019
2.$313 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
May 26, 2020
3.$308 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 25, 2019
4.$250 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 24, 2017
5.$232 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 27, 2009
6.$214 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
May 26, 2015
7.$203 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
May 24, 2016
8.$190 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 26, 2010
9.$180 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 25, 2005
10.€158.1 Million
US$177.15 Million
Draw Date
May 25, 2019
11.$154 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 27, 2015
12.€129 Million
US$144.34 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
May 26, 2017
13.$144 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 25, 2011
14.$132 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 24, 2014
15.$128 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 26, 2012
16.€87 Million
US$114.27 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
May 25, 2012
17.$114 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 27, 2020
18.€85 Million
US$109.96 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
May 24, 2013
19.€90 Million
US$105.08 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
May 25, 2018
20.€86.19 Million
US$96.2 Million
Draw Date
May 24, 2016
21.$95 Million
Draw Date
May 26, 2010
22.€66 Million
US$90 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
May 27, 2014
23.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
May 25, 2016
24.$73 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
May 25, 2018
25.$71.1 Million
Draw Date
May 24, 2014

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1994
Tuesday, May 24, 1994
26 years old
1990
Thursday, May 24, 1990
30 years old
1981
Sunday, May 24, 1981
39 years old
1974
Friday, May 24, 1974
46 years old
1971
Monday, May 24, 1971
49 years old
1959
Sunday, May 24, 1959
61 years old
1950
Wednesday, May 24, 1950
70 years old
1944
Wednesday, May 24, 1944
76 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2014
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake occurs in the Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey, injuring 324 people.
2014
At least three people are killed in a shooting at Brussels' Jewish Museum of Belgium.
2002
Russia and the United States sign the Moscow Treaty.
2000
Israeli troops withdraw from southern Lebanon after 22 years of occupation.
1999
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands indicts Slobodan Milošević and four others for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Kosovo.
1994
Four men convicted of bombing the World Trade Center in New York in 1993 are each sentenced to 240 years in prison.
1993
Eritrea gains its independence from Ethiopia.
1992
The last Thai dictator, General Suchinda Kraprayoon, resigns following pro-democracy protests.
1992
The ethnic cleansing in Kozarac, Bosnia and Herzegovina begins when Serbian militia and police forces enter the town.
1991
Israel conducts Operation Solomon, evacuating Ethiopian Jews to Israel.
1988
Section 28 of the United Kingdom's Local Government Act 1988, a controversial amendment stating that a local authority cannot intentionally promote homosexuality, is enacted.
1982
Liberation of Khorramshahr: Iranians recapture of the port city of Khorramshahr from the Iraqis during the Iran-Iraq War.
1981
Ecuadorian president Jaime Roldós Aguilera, his wife, and his presidential committee die in an aircraft accident while travelling from Quito to Zapotillo minutes after the president gave a famous speech regarding the 24 de mayo anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha.
1976
The Judgment of Paris takes place in France, launching California as a worldwide force in the production of quality wine.
1967
Egypt imposes a blockade and siege of the Red Sea coast of Israel.
1962
Project Mercury: American astronautScott Carpenter orbits the Earth three times in the Aurora 7space capsule.
1961
American civil rights movement: Freedom Riders are arrested in Jackson, Mississippi, for "disturbing the peace" after disembarking from their bus.
1960
Following the 1960 Valdivia earthquake, the largest ever recorded earthquake, Cordón Caulle begins to erupt.
1958
United Press International is formed through a merger of the United Press and the International News Service.
1956
The first Eurovision Song Contest is held in Lugano, Switzerland.
1948
Arab-Israeli War: Egypt captures the Israeli kibbutz of Yad Mordechai, but the five-day effort gives Israeli forces time to prepare enough to stop the Egyptian advance a week later.
1941
World War II: In the Battle of the Atlantic, the German Battleship Bismarck sinks then-pride of the Royal Navy, HMS Hood, killing all but three crewmen.
1940
Igor Sikorsky performs the first successful single-rotor helicopter flight.
1940
Acting on the orders of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, NKVD agent Iosif Grigulevich orchestrates an unsuccessful assassination attempt on exiled Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky in Coyoacán, Mexico.
1935
The first night game in Major League Baseball history is played in Cincinnati, Ohio, with the Cincinnati Reds beating the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 at Crosley Field.
1930
Amy Johnson lands in Darwin, Northern Territory, becoming the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia (she left on May 5 for the 11,000 mile flight).
1915
World War I: Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary, joining the conflict on the side of the Allies.
1900
Second Boer War: The United Kingdom annexes the Orange Free State.
1883
The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City is opened to traffic after 14 years of construction.
1861
American Civil War: Union troops occupy Alexandria, Virginia.
1856
John Brown and his men kill five slavery supporters at Pottawatomie Creek, Kansas.
1844
Samuel Morse sends the message "What hath God wrought" (a biblical quotation, Numbers 23:23) from a committee room in the United States Capitol to his assistant, Alfred Vail, in Baltimore, Maryland, to inaugurate a commercial telegraph line between Baltimore and Washington D.C.
1832
The First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.
1830
"Mary Had a Little Lamb" by Sarah Josepha Hale is published.
1822
Battle of Pichincha: Antonio José de Sucre secures the independence of the Presidency of Quito.
1813
South American independence leader Simón Bolívar enters Mérida, leading the invasion of Venezuela, and is proclaimed El Libertador ("The Liberator").
1798
The Irish Rebellion of 1798 led by the United Irishmen against British rule begins.
1738
John Wesley is converted, essentially launching the Methodist movement; the day is celebrated annually by Methodists as Aldersgate Day and a church service is generally held on the preceding Sunday.
1689
The English Parliament passes the Act of Toleration protecting dissenting Protestants but excluding Roman Catholics.
1683
The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, opens as the world's first university museum.
1667
The French Royal Army crosses the border into the Spanish Netherlands, starting the War of Devolution opposing France to the Spanish Empire and the Triple Alliance.
1626
Peter Minuit buys Manhattan.
1621
The Protestant Union is formally dissolved.
1607
100 English settlers disembark in Jamestown, the first permanent English colony in America.
1595
Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library.
1567
Erik XIV of Sweden and his guards murder five incarcerated Swedish nobles.
1487
The ten-year-old Lambert Simnel is crowned in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland, with the name of Edward VI in a bid to threaten King Henry VII's reign.
1276
Magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral.
1218
The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt.
919
The nobles of Franconia and Saxony elect Henry the Fowler at the Imperial Diet in Fritzlar as king of the East Frankish Kingdom.

Births On This Day

1999
Tarjei Sandvik Moe, Norwegian actor
1991
Aled Davies, Welsh discus thrower
1991
Cody Eakin, Canadian ice hockey player
1990
Mattias Ekholm, Swedish ice hockey player
1989
Andrew Jordan, English race car driver
1988
Artem Anisimov, Russian ice hockey player
1988
Monica Lin Brown, American sergeant
1988
Billy Gilman, American musician
1988
Lucian Wintrich, American political artist and White House correspondent
1987
Guillaume Latendresse, Canadian ice hockey player
1986
Mark Ballas, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, dancer, and actor
1986
Giannis Kontoes, Greek footballer
1985
Tim Bridgman, English race car driver
1984
Sarah Hagan, American actress
1984
Dmitri Kruglov, Estonian footballer
1983
Custódio Castro, Portuguese footballer
1983
Pedram Javaheri, Iranian-American meteorologist and journalist
1983
Woo Seung-yeon, South Korean model and actress (d. 2009)
1982
Issah Gabriel Ahmed, Ghanaian footballer
1982
Rian Wallace, American football player
1981
Andy Lee, Australian comedian, actor, and screenwriter
1980
Jason Babin, American football player
1980
Anthony Minichiello, Australian rugby league player
1979
Tracy McGrady, American basketball player
1979
Kareem McKenzie, American football player
1978
Elijah Burke, American wrestler
1978
Johan Holmqvist, Swedish ice hockey player
1978
Brad Penny, American baseball player
1978
Rose, French singer, songwriter and composer
1976
Alessandro Cortini, Italian-American singer and keyboard player
1976
Catherine Cox, New Zealand-Australian netball player
1976
Silje Vige, Norwegian singer
1975
Marc Gagnon, Canadian speed skater
1975
Giannis Goumas, Greek footballer and coach
1975
Maria Lawson, English singer-songwriter
1974
Sébastien Foucan, French runner and actor
1974
Masahide Kobayashi, Japanese baseball player and coach
1974
Magnus Manske, German biochemist and computer programmer, developed MediaWiki
1974
Will Sasso, Canadian actor and comedian
1973
Rodrigo, Argentinian singer-songwriter (d. 2000)
1973
Bartolo Colón, Dominican-American baseball player
1973
Shirish Kunder, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter
1973
Vladimír Šmicer, Czech footballer and manager
1972
Greg Berlanti, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1971
Kris Draper, Canadian ice hockey player and manager
1969
Martin McCague, Northern Irish-English cricketer
1969
Jacob Rees-Mogg, English politician
1969
Rich Robinson, American guitarist and songwriter
1967
Tamer Karadağlı, Turkish actor
1967
Andrey Borodin, Russian-English economist and businessman
1967
Eric Close, American actor
1967
Heavy D, Jamaican-American rapper, producer, and actor (d. 2011)
1967
Carlos Hernández, Venezuelan-American baseball player and manager
1966
Éric Cantona, French footballer, manager, and actor
1966
Ricky Craven, American race car driver and sportscaster
1965
John C. Reilly, American actor
1965
Shinichirō Watanabe, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter
1964
Liz McColgan, Scottish educator and runner
1964
Adrian Moorhouse, English swimmer
1964
Isidro Pérez, Mexican boxer (d. 2013)
1964
Pat Verbeek, Canadian ice hockey player and manager
1963
Ivan Capelli, Italian race car driver and sportscaster
1963
Michael Chabon, American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter
1963
Joe Dumars, American basketball player
1963
Rich Rodriguez, American football player and coach
1963
Valerie Taylor, American computer scientist and educator
1962
Héctor Camacho, Puerto Rican-American boxer (d. 2012)
1962
Gene Anthony Ray, American actor, dancer, and choreographer (d. 2003); The Very Revd Dr Derek Browning, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
1961
Lorella Cedroni, Italian philosopher and theorist (d. 2013)
1961
Alain Lemieux, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach
1960
Guy Fletcher, English keyboard player, guitarist, and producer
1960
Bill Harrigan, Australian rugby league referee and sportscaster
1960
Kristin Scott Thomas, English actress
1959
Pelle Lindbergh, Swedish-American ice hockey player (d. 1985)
1959
Barry O'Farrell, Australian politician, 43rd Premier of New South Wales
1958
Chip Ganassi, American race car driver, team owner and businessman
1956
R. B. Bernstein, constitutional historian
1956
Larry Blackmon, American singer-songwriter and producer
1956
Dominic Grieve, English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales
1956
Michael Jackson, Irish archbishop
1955
Rosanne Cash, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1955
Philippe Lafontaine, Belgian singer and songwriter
1955
Rajesh Roshan, Indian composer
1953
Alfred Molina, English actor
1949
Jim Broadbent, English actor
1949
Roger Deakins , English cinematographer
1948
Richard Dembo, French director and screenwriter (d. 2004)
1947
Albert Bouchard, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and drummer
1947
Mike De Leon, Filipino director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer
1947
Mike Reid, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and retired American football player
1947
Waddy Wachtel, American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and record producer
1947
Martin Winterkorn, German businessman
1946
Tansu Çiller, Turkish economist and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Turkey
1946
Jesualdo Ferreira, Portuguese footballer and manager
1946
Irena Szewińska, Russian-Polish sprinter
1945
Terry Callier, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2012)
1945
Steven Norris, English engineer and politician
1945
Richard Ottaway, English lieutenant and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
1945
Priscilla Presley, American actress and businesswoman
1944
Patti LaBelle, American singer-songwriter and actress
1944
Dominique Lavanant, French actress
1943
Gary Burghoff, American actor
1942
Ali Bacher, South African cricketer and manager
1942
Hannu Mikkola, Finnish race car driver
1942
Ichirō Ozawa, Japanese lawyer and politician, Japanese Minister of Home Affairs
1941
Bob Dylan, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, artist, writer, and producer; Nobel Prize laureate
1941
Patricia Hollis, Baroness Hollis of Heigham, English academic and politician
1940
Joseph Brodsky, Russian-American poet and essayist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)
1938
Prince Buster, Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2016)
1938
Tommy Chong, Canadian-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1937
Maryvonne Dupureur, French runner and educator (d. 2008)
1937
Archie Shepp, American saxophonist and composer
1936
Harold Budd, American composer and poet
1935
Joan Micklin Silver, American director and screenwriter
1933
Jane Byrne, American lawyer and politician, 50th Mayor of Chicago (d. 2014)
1933
Réal Giguère, Canadian television host and actor
1933
Aharon Lichtenstein, French-Israeli rabbi and author (d. 2015)
1932
Arnold Wesker, English playwright and producer (d. 2016)
1928
William Trevor, Irish novelist, playwright and short story writer (d. 2016)
1926
Stanley Baxter, Scottish actor and screenwriter
1925
Carmine Infantino, American illustrator and educator (d. 2013)
1925
Mai Zetterling, Swedish actress and director (d. 1994)
1924
Philip Pearlstein, American soldier and painter
1923
Siobhán McKenna, Irish actress (d. 1986)
1918
Coleman Young, American politician, 66th Mayor of Detroit (d. 1997)
1917
Alan Campbell, Baron Campbell of Alloway, English lawyer and judge (d. 2013)
1916
Roden Cutler, Australian lieutenant and politician, 32nd Governor of New South Wales (d. 2002)
1914
Lilli Palmer, German-American actress (d. 1986)
1913
Joe Abreu, American baseball player and soldier (d. 1993)
1910
Jimmy Demaret, American golfer (d. 1983)
1909
Wilbur Mills, American banker and politician (d. 1992)
1905
George Nakashima, American woodworker and architect (d. 1990)
1905
Mikhail Sholokhov, Russian novelist and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
1902
Lionel Conacher, Canadian football player and politician (d. 1954)
1902
Sylvia Daoust, Canadian sculptor (d. 2004)
1901
José Nasazzi, Uruguayan footballer and manager (d. 1968)
1900
Eduardo De Filippo, Italian actor and screenwriter (d. 1984)
1899
Suzanne Lenglen, French tennis player (d. 1938)
1899
Henri Michaux, Belgian-French poet and painter (d. 1984)
1895
Samuel Irving Newhouse Sr., American publisher, founded Advance Publications (d. 1979)
1891
William F. Albright, American archaeologist, philologist, and scholar (d. 1971)
1887
Mick Mannock, Irish soldier and pilot, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1918)
1886
Paul Paray, French organist, composer, and conductor (d. 1979)
1879
H. B. Reese, American candy maker, created Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (d. 1956)
1878
Lillian Moller Gilbreth, American psychologist and engineer (d. 1972)
1875
Robert Garrett, American discus thrower and shot putter (d. 1961)
1874
Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1878)
1870
Benjamin N. Cardozo, American lawyer and judge (d. 1938)
1870
Jan Smuts, South African lawyer and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of South Africa (d. 1950)
1868
Charlie Taylor, American engineer and mechanic (d. 1956)
1863
George Grey Barnard, American sculptor (d. 1938)
1861
Gerald Strickland, 1st Baron Strickland, Maltese lawyer and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Malta (d. 1940)
1855
Arthur Wing Pinero, English actor, director, and playwright (d. 1934)
1830
Alexei Savrasov, Russian painter and academic (d. 1897)
1819
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (d. 1901)
1816
Emanuel Leutze, German-American painter (d. 1868)
1810
Abraham Geiger, German rabbi and scholar (d. 1874)
1803
Alexander von Nordmann, Finnish biologist and paleontologist (d. 1866)
1794
William Whewell, English priest and philosopher (d. 1866)
1789
Cathinka Buchwieser, German operatic singer and actress (d.1828)
1743
Jean-Paul Marat, Swiss-French physician, journalist, and politician (d. 1793)
1689
Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician, Lord President of the Council (d. 1769)
1686
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Polish-German physicist and engineer, developed the Fahrenheit scale (d. 1736)
1671
Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)
1669
Emerentia von Düben, Swedish royal favorite (d. 1743)
1628
Marek Sobieski, Polish noble (d. 1652)
1616
John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale, Scottish politician, Secretary of State, Scotland (d. 1682)
1576
Elizabeth Carey, Lady Berkeley, English courtier (d. 1635)
1544
William Gilbert, English physician, physicist, and astronomer (d. 1603)
1522
John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)
1494
Pontormo, Italian painter (d. 1557)
1335
Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary (d. 1349)
15 BC
Germanicus, Roman general (d. 19)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Gudrun Burwitz, daughter of Margarete Himmler and Heinrich Himmler (b. 1929)
2018
John Bain (TotalBiscuit), gaming commentator and critic (b. 1984)
2015
Dean Carroll, English rugby player (b. 1962)
2015
Kenneth Jacobs, Australian lawyer and judge (b. 1917)
2015
Tanith Lee, English author (b. 1947)
2014
David Allen, English cricketer (b. 1935)
2014
Stormé DeLarverie, known as the "Rosa Parks of the lesbian community" (b. 1920)
2014
Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, Iranian businessman (b. 1969)
2014
Knowlton Nash, Canadian journalist and author (b. 1927)
2014
John Vasconcellos, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician (b. 1932)
2013
Helmut Braunlich, German-American violinist and composer (b. 1929)
2013
Ron Davies, Welsh footballer (b. 1942)
2013
Gotthard Graubner, German painter (b. 1930)
2013
Haynes Johnson, American journalist and author (b. 1931)
2013
Pyotr Todorovsky, Ukrainian-Russian director and screenwriter (b. 1925)
2012
Klaas Carel Faber, Dutch-German SS officer (b. 1922)
2012
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, American journalist and author (b. 1948)
2012
Jacqueline Harpman, Belgian psychoanalyst and author (b. 1929)
2012
Juan Francisco Lombardo, Argentinian footballer (b. 1925)
2012
Lee Rich, American production manager and producer (b. 1918)
2011
Huguette Clark, American heiress, painter, and philanthropist (b. 1906)
2011
Hakim Ali Zardari, Indian-Pakistani businessman and politician (b. 1930)
2010
Ray Alan, English ventriloquist, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1930)
2010
Paul Gray, American bass player and songwriter (b. 1972)
2010
Raymond V. Haysbert, American businessman and activist (b. 1920)
2010
Petr Muk, Czech singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1965)
2010
Anneliese Rothenberger, German soprano and actress (b. 1926)
2009
Jay Bennett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1963)
2008
Dick Martin, American actor, comedian, and director (b. 1922)
2008
Jimmy McGriff, American organist and bandleader (b. 1936)
2006
Henry Bumstead, American art director and production designer (b. 1915)
2006
Claude Piéplu, French actor (b. 1923)
2006
Michał Życzkowski, Polish technician and educator (b. 1930)
2005
Carl Amery, German activist and author (b. 1922)
2005
Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist and poet (b. 1913)
2005
Guy Tardif, Canadian academic and politician (b. 1935)
2004
Henry Ries, German-American photographer (b. 1917)
2004
Milton Shulman, Canadian author and critic (b. 1913)
2004
Edward Wagenknecht, American critic and educator (b. 1900)
2003
Rachel Kempson, English actress (b. 1910)
2002
Wallace Markfield, American author (b. 1926)
2000
Kurt Schork, American journalist and scholar (b. 1947)
2000
Majrooh Sultanpuri, Indian poet and songwriter (b. 1919)
1997
Edward Mulhare, Irish actor (b. 1923)
1996
Enrique Álvarez Félix, Mexican actor (b. 1934)
1996
Joseph Mitchell, American journalist and author (b. 1908)
1995
Harold Wilson, English academic and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1916)
1992
Hitoshi Ogawa, Japanese race car driver (b. 1956)
1991
Gene Clark, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1944)
1990
Arthur Villeneuve, Canadian painter (b. 1910)
1988
Freddie Frith, English motorcycle road racer (b. 1909)
1984
Vince McMahon Sr., American wrestling promoter and businessman, founded WWE (b. 1914)
1981
Herbert Müller, Swiss race car driver (b. 1940)
1979
Ernest Bullock, English organist, composer, and educator (b. 1890)
1976
Denise Pelletier, Canadian actress (b. 1923)
1974
Duke Ellington, American pianist and composer (b. 1899)
1965
Sonny Boy Williamson II, American singer-songwriter and harmonica player (b. 1908)
1963
Elmore James, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1918)
1959
John Foster Dulles, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 52nd United States Secretary of State (b. 1888)
1958
Frank Rowe, Australian public servant (b. 1895)
1951
Thomas N. Heffron, American actor, director, screenwriter (b. 1872)
1950
Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, English field marshal and politician, 43rd Governor-General of India (b. 1883)
1949
Alexey Shchusev, Russian architect, designed Lenin's Mausoleum and Moscow Kazanskaya railway station (b. 1873)
1948
Jacques Feyder, Belgian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1885)
1945
Robert Ritter von Greim, German field marshal and pilot (b. 1892)
1941
Lancelot Holland, English admiral (b. 1887)
1919
Amado Nervo, Mexican poet, journalist, and educator (b. 1870)
1915
John Condon, Irish-English soldier (b. 1896)
1908
Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer and architect (b. 1821)
1901
Louis-Zéphirin Moreau, Canadian bishop (b. 1824)
1881
Samuel Palmer, English painter and illustrator (b. 1805)
1879
William Lloyd Garrison, American journalist and activist (b. 1805)
1872
Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter and illustrator (b. 1794)
1861
Elmer E. Ellsworth, American colonel (b. 1837)
1848
Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German author and composer (b. 1797)
1843
Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician and academic (b. 1765)
1806
John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, Scottish field marshal and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Argyllshire (b. 1723)
1792
George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, English admiral and politician, 16th Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1718)
1734
Georg Ernst Stahl, German physician and chemist (b. 1660)
1632
Robert Hues, English mathematician and geographer (b. 1553)
1627
Luis de Góngora, Spanish poet and cleric (b. 1561)
1612
Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, English politician, Lord High Treasurer (b. 1563)
1543
Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish mathematician and astronomer (b. 1473)
1456
Ambroise de Loré, French commander (b. 1396)
1425
Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)
1408
Taejo of Joseon (b. 1335)
1351
Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Othman, Moroccan sultan (b. 1297)
1201
Theobald III, Count of Champagne (b. 1179)
1153
David I of Scotland (b. 1083)
1136
Hugues de Payens, first Grand Master of the Knights Templar (b. c. 1070)
1089
Lanfranc, Archbishop of Canterbury
688
Ségéne, bishop of Armagh (b. c. 610)

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