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On This Day in History:  November 14

November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 47 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2018
China lottery corruption probe sparks online outrage. China's government is attempting to downplay social media rumors that lottery administrators have embezzled nearly $20 billion from lottery proceeds.
2018
Vermont Lottery boss quits, raising issue of public records on personal accounts. Daniel Rachek, the head of Vermont's lottery, has resigned less than a year after taking the job.
2017
Store clerks seen on camera stealing lottery tickets. Two former store clerks are in hot water after surveillance video captured them stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of scratch-off lottery tickets for months.
2016
Alleged lottery scandal conspirator to enter new plea. A Texas businessman charged in Iowa's lottery rigging investigation is scheduled to enter a new plea — often a signal that a plea agreement has been reached with prosecutors.
2016
Statistics professor wins the lottery. What are the chances that a statistics professor would end up winning the lottery?
2015
Friday the 13th is lucky day for Ohio lottery player. For the first time since 2013, a winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket has been sold in Ohio, lottery officials announced early Saturday.
2014
N.J. Vietnam vet wins $21M Monopoly Millionaires' Club jackpot. The New Jersey Lottery had the honor of crowning the first in the nation, Top Prize winner of the Monopoly Millionaires' Club draw game.
2014
UK lottery winner says he's happier now that the money's gone. A small-time criminal who won £6.5 million (US$10.2 million) in the UK National Lottery but ended up homeless told yesterday how the win had been a "curse".
2013
Sister loses fight over $32M jackpot her brother split with barber. Sam Haddad did a happy dance outside the Ottawa courthouse Tuesday, minutes after a judge dismissed a lawsuit from his sister seeking millions from the $32 million lottery jackpot he and his longtime barber won five years ago.
2012
NY brothers charged in plot to steal $5M New York Lottery ticket. Two brothers from New York were thwarted in their attempt to steal a $5 million scratch-card jackpot from a customer they tricked at their parents' convenience store.
2009
Kansas man claims state's largest Powerball lottery jackpot one day after winning. Donald Damon, 70, a lifelong resident of Great Bend, Kansas, Friday claimed the largest Powerball jackpot ever won in the state just one day after the drawing.
2008
Michigan Lottery replacing terminals statewide. As the Michigan Lottery turns 36 this week, about 11,000 lottery machines across Michigan are being replaced with new state-of-the-art terminals.
2008
Programming errors cause S.C. Lottery payout problems. The executive director of the South Carolina Lottery apologized to players Wednesday, a week after software glitches caused some lottery tickets to not be paid correctly.
2008
After collecting big lottery prize, man goes to work. Caleb Steele left his job long enough Thursday morning to collect the $500,000 prize he won on a scratch-off lottery ticket at a Duluth store. Then it was back to work -- installing a basketball court in the yard of a nearby home.
2008
South Carolina lottery sales increase. South Carolina lottery officials say sales since July are up $6 million from the same period last year.
2008
Lawmakers steamed about lottery promotion. The Maine Lottery is getting strong, bipartisan criticism for its "Funds For Fuel" promotion as lawmakers say the lottery should not be using Mainers' fear of high fuel prices this winter to sell more lottery tickets.
2008
Arizona Lottery Sales Surge in October. The Arizona Lottery Wednesday reported a strong surge in October ticket sales compared to last year -- a strong sense that the organization's core consumers are maintaining their purchase behavior despite an economic slowdown impacting most Americans.
2006
Tonight's Mega Millions lottery jackpot worth $75 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game grew to $75 million Friday.
2006
Md. Lottery scrambles to hire new ad agency. The Maryland Lottery can't air television commercials or buy other advertising for at least the next three weeks because the company that produced and purchased marketing spots for the state's games of chance went out of business.
2006
New Tenn. congressman wants national lottery. Tennessee State Senator Steve Cohen, author of the bill creating the Tennessee Lottery, says he may consider working on a bill to create a national lottery to pay off the national debt when he heads to Congress.
2006
Atlantic Lotto checking fraud complaints. Atlantic Lottery Corporation is investigating several complaints from customers who are worried they may have been defrauded of lottery winnings by retailers.
2006
Couple claims share of 3rd biggest Canada Lotto 6/49 jackpot. A North York couple are the stunned recipients of part of that huge Lotto 6/49 draw last week.
2006
UK Lottery's most unlucky number: 13. The number 13 is the unluckiest ball in the National Lottery, according to records of organizers of the numbers' game in the U.K.
2006
$18 million Texas Lotto jackpot hit by one ticket. Somebody who bought a Texas Lotto ticket in an Angleton convenience store is worth $18 million, but neither the couple who sold the winning ticket nor the state lottery commission knows who it is.
2005
Oregon Powerball winners deny making demands for interviews. The Powerball jackpot winners from Southern Oregon say they have been unfairly portrayed in the national media.
2005
Tennessee Lottery amasses $200 million surplus. A $200 million state surplus of unspent lottery money is prompting some to call for Tennessee to increase the amount of the scholarships the lottery money funds.
2005
N.C. Lottery may announce director Thursday. North Carolina's first lottery director could be named as early as Thursday, the chairman of the lottery commission said Friday.
2003
Michigan Man Claims Share of $70 Million Mega Millions Jackpot. A Battle Creek, Michigan man has claimed his share of the November 11th $70 million Mega Millions jackpot.
2003
Lottery nixes man's bid to buy 7 million tickets. A deep-pocketed mystery man from Chicago tried to bet an odds-skewing $7 million on the Mass Millions numbers game this week after Lottery officials opened the door by helping him buy 60,000 of the dollar tickets just last week.
2003
Airman Returned From Iraq Wins Lottery. An airman in the Pennsylvania National Guard, who served in the war in Iraq, is $100,000 richer, and he credits the number 13 for his winnings.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$315 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 15, 2005
2.$293 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2016
3.€180 Million
US$230.71 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2006
4.$185 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 14, 2012
5.$178 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 15, 2019
6.$176 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2020
7.$168 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 14, 2020
8.€144 Million
US$153.37 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2015
9.$149 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 15, 2013
10.€100 Million
US$134.76 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 15, 2013
11.$130 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2013
12.$126 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2004
13.€114 Million
US$125.88 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 15, 2019
14.$122 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2018
15.$107 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 14, 2018
16.$103 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 15, 2017
17.€90 Million
US$102.5 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2018
18.€90 Million
US$99.38 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 15, 2019
19.$95 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 14, 2007
20.€74 Million
US$87.8 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2020
21.$82 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 14, 2017
22.€64.46 Million
US$76.28 Million
Draw Date
Nov 14, 2020
23.$75 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 14, 2006
24.$73 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 15, 2016
25.€61.08 Million
US$72.46 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2020

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1987
Saturday, Nov 14, 1987
33 years old
1987
Saturday, Nov 14, 1987
33 years old
1982
Sunday, Nov 14, 1982
38 years old
1982
Sunday, Nov 14, 1982
38 years old
1981
Saturday, Nov 14, 1981
39 years old
1980
Friday, Nov 14, 1980
40 years old
1978
Tuesday, Nov 14, 1978
42 years old
1978
Tuesday, Nov 14, 1978
42 years old
1974
Thursday, Nov 14, 1974
46 years old
1970
Saturday, Nov 14, 1970
50 years old
1969
Friday, Nov 14, 1969
51 years old
1969
Friday, Nov 14, 1969
51 years old
1967
Tuesday, Nov 14, 1967
53 years old
1963
Thursday, Nov 14, 1963
57 years old
1962
Wednesday, Nov 14, 1962
58 years old
1955
Monday, Nov 14, 1955
65 years old
1953
Saturday, Nov 14, 1953
67 years old
1943
Sunday, Nov 14, 1943
77 years old
1941
Friday, Nov 14, 1941
79 years old
1927
Monday, Nov 14, 1927
93 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2017
A gunman kills four people and injures 12 others during a shooting spree across Rancho Tehama Reserve, California. He had earlier murdered his wife in their home.
2016
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes Kaikoura, New Zealand, at a depth of 15 km (9 miles), resulting in the deaths of two people.
2012
Israel launches a major military operation in the Gaza Strip, as hostilities with Hamas escalate.
2008
The first G-20 economic summit opens in Washington, D.C.
2003
Astronomers Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz discover 90377 Sedna, a Trans-Neptunian object.
2001
War in Afghanistan: Afghan Northern Alliance fighters take over the capital Kabul.
2001
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes a remote part of the Tibetan plateau. It had the longest known surface rupture recorded on land (~400 km) and is the best documented example of a supershear earthquake.
1995
A budget standoff between Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress forces the federal government to temporarily close national parks and museums and to run most government offices with skeleton staffs.
1991
American and British authorities announce indictments against two Libyan intelligence officials in connection with the downing of the Pan Am Flight 103.
1991
Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk returns to Phnom Penh after thirteen years of exile.
1990
After German reunification, the Federal Republic of Germany and Poland sign a treaty confirming the Oder-Neisse line as the border between Germany and Poland.
1984
Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.
1982
Lech Wałęsa, the leader of Poland's outlawed Solidarity movement, is released after eleven months of internment near the Soviet border.
1979
Iran hostage crisis: US President Jimmy Carter issues Executive order 12170, freezing all Iranian assets in the United States in response to the hostage crisis.
1978
France conducts the Aphrodite nuclear test as 25th in the group of 29, 1975-78 French nuclear tests.
1977
During a British House of Commons debate, Labour MP Tam Dalyell poses what would become known as the West Lothian question, referring to issues related to devolution in the United Kingdom.
1975
With the signing of the Madrid Accords, Spain abandons Western Sahara.
1973
In the United Kingdom, Princess Anne marries CaptainMark Phillips, in Westminster Abbey.
1973
The Athens Polytechnic uprising, a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967-74, begins.
1971
Mariner 9 enters orbit around Mars.
1970
Soviet Union enters ICAO, making Russian the fourth official language of organization.
1970
Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes in the mountains near Huntington, West Virginia, killing 75, including almost all of the Marshall Universityfootballteam.
1969
Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 12, the second crewed mission to the surface of the Moon.
1967
The Congress of Colombia, in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as "Day of the Colombian Woman".
1967
American physicist Theodore Maiman is given a patent for his ruby laser systems, the world's first laser.
1965
Vietnam War: The Battle of Ia Drang begins: The first major engagement between regular American and North Vietnamese forces.
1960
Ruby Bridges becomes the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in Louisiana.
1957
The "Apalachin Meeting" in rural Tioga County in upstate New York is raided by law enforcement; many high level Mafia figures are arrested while trying to flee.
1952
The first regular UK Singles Chart published by the New Musical Express.
1941
World War II: The aircraft carrierHMS Ark Royal sinks due to torpedo damage from the German submarine U-81 sustained on November 13.
1941
World War II: In Slonim, German forces engaged in Operation Barbarossa murder 9,000 Jews in a single day.
1940
World War II: In England, Coventry is heavily bombed by German Luftwaffe bombers. Coventry Cathedral is almost completely destroyed.
1938
The Lions Gate Bridge, connecting Vancouver to the North Shore region, opens to traffic.
1922
The British Broadcasting Company begins radio service in the United Kingdom.
1921
Foundation of the Communist Party of Spain.
1918
Czechoslovakia becomes a republic.
1910
AviatorEugene Burton Ely performs the first takeoff from a ship in Hampton Roads, Virginia. He took off from a makeshift deck on the USS Birmingham in a Curtiss pusher.
1889
Pioneering female journalist Nellie Bly (aka Elizabeth Cochrane) begins a successful attempt to travel around the world in less than 80 days. She completes the trip in 72 days.
1886
Friedrich Soennecken first developed the hole puncher, a type of office tool capable of punching small holes in paper.
1862
American Civil War: President Abraham Lincoln approves General Ambrose Burnside's plan to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia, leading to the Battle of Fredericksburg.
1851
Moby-Dick, a novel by Herman Melville, is published in the USA.
1812
Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Smoliani, French Marshals Victor & Oudinot defeated by Wittgenstein.
1770
James Bruce discovers what he believes to be the source of the Nile.

Births On This Day

1996
Borna Ćorić, Croatian tennis player
1993
Francisco Lindor, Puerto Rican baseball player
1993
Shūhei Nomura, Japanese actor
1993
Samuel Umtiti, French footballer
1991
Taylor Hall, Canadian ice hockey player
1991
Graham Patrick Martin, American actor
1990
Roman Bürki, Swiss footballer
1990
Jessica Jacobs, Australian actress and singer (d. 2008)
1989
Vlad Chiricheș, Romanian footballer
1989
Jake Livermore, English footballer
1988
Chiyotairyū Hidemasa, Japanese sumo wrestler
1988
Nanase Hoshii, Japanese singer and actress
1987
Giorgos Georgiadis, Greek footballer
1985
Thomas Vermaelen, Belgian footballer
1984
Lisa De Vanna, Australian footballer
1984
Courtney Johns, Australian footballer
1984
Marija Šerifović, Serbian singer
1983
Guillermo Moscoso, American baseball player
1983
Naqqash Tahir, English cricketer
1983
Chelsea Wolfe, American singer-songwriter
1982
Boosie Badazz, American rapper
1982
Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai
1982
Kyle Orton, American football player
1982
Joy Williams, American singer-songwriter (The Civil Wars)
1981
Vanessa Bayer, American actress
1981
Tom Ferrier, English race car driver
1981
Russell Tovey, English actor
1980
Brock Pierce, American actor and businessman
1980
Brooke Satchwell, Australian model and actress
1979
Carl Hayman, New Zealand rugby player
1979
Mavie Hörbiger, German-Austrian actress
1979
Olga Kurylenko, Ukrainian-French model and actress
1979
Pushkar Lele, Indian singer
1979
Moitheri Ntobo, Lesothan footballer
1979
Miguel Sabah, Mexican footballer
1978
Bobby Allen, American ice hockey player
1978
Michala Banas, New Zealand actress and singer
1978
Delphine Chanéac, French model and actress
1978
Xavier Nady, American baseball player and coach
1977
Obie Trice, American rapper and producer
1975
Travis Barker, American drummer, songwriter, and producer
1975
Luiz Bombonato Goulart, Brazilian footballer
1975
Stephen Guarino, American actor
1975
Gary Vaynerchuk, Russian-American businessman and critic
1974
Adina Howard, American singer-songwriter and chef
1974
David Moscow, American actor
1974
Joe Principe, American singer and bass player
1973
Lawyer Milloy, American football player
1972
Matt Bloom, American wrestler, trainer, and sportscaster
1972
Josh Duhamel, American model and actor
1972
Lara Giddings, Papua New Guinean-Australian politician, 44th Premier of Tasmania
1972
Edyta Górniak, Polish singer
1972
Dougie Payne, Scottish bass player (Travis)
1972
Martin Pike, Australian footballer and coach
1972
Aaron Taylor, American football player and sportscaster
1972
Dariusz Żuraw, Polish footballer and manager
1971
Adam Gilchrist, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
1971
Vikas Khanna, Indian chef and author
1971
Marco Leonardi, Australian-Italian actor
1970
Brendan Benson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1970
David Wesley, American basketball player and sportscaster
1969
Butch Walker, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1967
Letitia Dean, English actress and singer
1967
Nina Gordon, American singer-songwriter
1967
Leo Kunnas, Estonian colonel and author
1966
Charles Hazlewood, English conductor
1966
Petra Rossner, German cyclist
1966
Curt Schilling, American baseball player and sportscaster
1964
Bill Hemmer, American journalist
1964
Joseph Simmons, American hip-hop artist
1964
Patrick Warburton, American actor and comedian
1963
Stéphane Bern, French journalist, radio and television presenter and specialist in nobility and royalty.
1962
Laura San Giacomo, American actress
1962
Josh Silver, American keyboard player and producer
1962
Harland Williams, Canadian-American actor and screenwriter
1961
Antonio Flores, Spanish singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1995)
1961
D. B. Sweeney, American actor
1960
Tom Judson, American actor and composer
1960
Remi Moses, English footballer and coach
1959
Paul Attanasio, American screenwriter and producer
1959
Paul McGann, English actor
1959
Chris Woods, English footballer, coach, and manager
1957
Donald Canfield, American geologist and academic
1957
Michael J. Fitzgerald, American author
1956
Babette Babich, American philosopher, author, and scholar
1956
Avi Cohen, Israeli footballer and manager (d. 2010)
1956
Peter R. de Vries, Dutch journalist and producer
1956
Steve Stockman, American accountant and politician
1956
Valerie Jarrett, American government official
1955
Philip Egan, English bishop
1955
Jack Sikma, American basketball player and coach
1954
Willie Hernandez, Puerto Rican baseball player
1954
Bernard Hinault, French cyclist
1954
Condoleezza Rice, American political scientist, academic, and politician, 66th United States Secretary of State
1954
Eliseo Salazar, Chilean race car driver
1954
Yanni, Greek-American pianist, composer, and producer
1953
Tim Bowler, English author
1953
Dominique de Villepin, Moroccan-French lawyer and politician, 167th Prime Minister of France
1952
Dimitra Galani, Greek singer, composer and songwriter
1952
Johnny A., American guitarist and songwriter
1952
Maggie Roswell, American voice actress and singer
1951
Frankie Banali, American rock drummer
1951
Stephen Bishop, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1951
Leszek Cichy, Polish mountaineer
1951
Zhang Yimou, Chinese actor, director, producer, and cinematographer
1950
Sarah Radclyffe, English production manager and producer
1949
Raúl di Blasio, Argentinian pianist, composer, and producer
1949
Enzo Cucchi, Italian painter
1949
Gary Grubbs, American actor
1949
Ryo Hayami, Japanese actor
1949
James Young, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1948
Paul Dacre, English journalist
1948
Michael Dobbs, English author and politician
1948
Robert Ginty, American actor and producer (d. 2009)
1948
Charles, Prince of Wales
1947
P. J. O'Rourke, American political satirist and journalist
1947
Nat Young, Australian surfer and author
1947
Buckwheat Zydeco, American accordion player (d. 2016)
1946
Bharathan, Indian director and screenwriter (d. 1998)
1946
Roland Duchâtelet, Belgian businessman and politician
1945
Louise Ellman, English academic and politician
1945
Brett Lunger, American race car driver
1945
Sue Williams, American actress and model (d. 1969)
1944
Karen Armstrong, English author and academic
1944
David Nash, English sculptor and academic
1944
Mike Katz, American bodybuilder and football player
1943
Peter Norton, American programmer and author
1942
Manon Cleary, American painter and academic (d. 2011)
1942
Natalia Gutman, Russian cellist and educator
1939
Wendy Carlos, American keyboard player and composer
1937
Alan J. W. Bell, English director and producer
1937
Murray Oliver, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2014)
1936
Carey Bell, American singer and harmonica player (d. 2007)
1936
Freddie Garrity, English singer and actor (d. 2006)
1936
Cornell Gunter, American R&B singer (The Coasters) (d. 1990)
1935
Michael Busselle, English photographer and author (d. 2006)
1935
Hussein of Jordan (d. 1999)
1935
Lefteris Papadopoulos, Greek songwriter and journalist
1934
Dave Mackay, Scottish-English footballer and manager (d. 2015)
1934
Ellis Marsalis, Jr., American pianist and educator
1934
Catherine McGuinness, Irish lawyer, judge, and politician
1933
Fred Haise, American pilot, engineer, and astronaut
1932
Gunter Sachs, German astrologer and photographer (d. 2011)
1930
Peter Katin, English pianist and academic (d. 2015)
1930
Monique Mercure, Canadian actress
1930
Michael Robbins, English actor (d. 1992)
1930
Ed White, American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 1967)
1929
Shirley Crabtree, English wrestler (d. 1997)
1929
Jimmy Piersall, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2017)
1928
Kathleen Hughes, American actress
1927
Lawrie Barratt, English businessman, founded Barratt Developments (d. 2012)
1927
Bart Cummings, Australian horse trainer (d. 2015)
1927
McLean Stevenson, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1996)
1927
Narciso Yepes, Spanish guitarist and composer (d. 1997)
1925
Stirling Colgate, American physicist and academic (d. 2013)
1925
James Mellaart, English archaeologist and author (d. 2012)
1924
Leonid Kogan, Ukrainian-Russian violinist and educator (d. 1982)
1922
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and diplomat, 6th Secretary General of the United Nations (d. 2016)
1922
Veronica Lake, American actress and singer (d. 1973)
1921
Ea Jansen, Estonian historian and academic (d. 2005)
1921
Brian Keith, American actor and director (d. 1997)
1920
Mary Greyeyes, the first First Nations woman to join the Canadian Armed Forces (d. 2011)
1919
Johnny Desmond, American singer (d. 1985)
1919
Lisa Otto, German soprano and actress (d. 2013)
1918
John Bromwich, Australian tennis player (d. 1999)
1917
Park Chung-hee, South Korean general and politician, 3rd President of South Korea (d. 1979)
1916
Roger Apéry, Greek-French mathematician and academic (d. 1994)
1916
Sherwood Schwartz, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2011)
1915
Mabel Fairbanks, American figure skater and coach (d. 2001)
1915
Martha Tilton, American singer and actress (d. 2006)
1914
Ken Carson, American Western singer (Sons of the Pioneers) (d. 1994)
1912
Barbara Hutton, American philanthropist (d. 1979)
1912
Tung-Yen Lin, Chinese-American engineer, designed the Guandu Bridge (d. 2003)
1910
Rosemary DeCamp, American actress and singer (d. 2001)
1910
Eric Malpass, English author (d. 1996)
1908
Joseph McCarthy, American captain, lawyer, and politician (d. 1957)
1907
Howard W. Hunter, American religious leader, 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1995)
1907
Astrid Lindgren, Swedish author and screenwriter (d. 2002)
1907
William Steig, American author, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 2003)
1906
Louise Brooks, American actress and dancer (d. 1985)
1905
John Henry Barbee, American singer and guitarist (d. 1964)
1904
Harold Haley, American lawyer and judge (d. 1970)
1904
Harold Larwood, English-Australian cricketer (d. 1995)
1904
Dick Powell, American actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 1963)
1900
Aaron Copland, American composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1990)
1898
Benjamin Fondane, Romanian-French philosopher, poet, and critic (d. 1944)
1897
John Steuart Curry, American painter and academic (d. 1946)
1895
Walter Jackson Freeman II, American physician and psychiatrist (d. 1972)
1891
Frederick Banting, Canadian physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)
1889
Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of India (d. 1964)
1883
Ado Birk, Estonian lawyer and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Estonia (d. 1942)
1878
Julie Manet, French painter and art collector (d. 1966)
1878
Leopold Staff, Ukrainian-Polish poet and academic (d. 1957)
1877
Norman Brookes, Australian tennis player (d. 1968)
1875
Gregorio del Pilar, Filipino general and politician (d. 1899)
1875
Jakob Schaffner, Swiss author and activist (d. 1944)
1869
John Lumsden, Irish physician, founded the St. John Ambulance Brigade of Ireland (d. 1944)
1863
Leo Baekeland, Belgian-American chemist and engineer (d. 1944)
1861
Frederick Jackson Turner, American historian and author (d. 1932)
1856
Madeleine Lemoyne Ellicott, American activist (d. 1945)
1840
Claude Monet, French painter (d. 1926)
1838
August Šenoa, Croatian author, poet, and critic (d. 1881)
1832
Henry Strangways, English-Australian politician, 12th Premier of South Australia (d. 1920)
1828
James B. McPherson, American general (d. 1864)
1816
John Curwen, English minister and educator (d. 1880)
1812
Aleardo Aleardi, Italian poet (d. 1878)
1812
Maria Cristina of Savoy (d. 1836)
1805
Fanny Mendelssohn, German pianist and composer (d. 1847)
1803
Jacob Abbott, American author (d. 1879)
1797
Charles Lyell, Scottish geologist and lawyer (d. 1875)
1779
Adam Oehlenschläger, Danish poet and playwright (d. 1850)
1778
Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1837)
1777
Nathaniel Claiborne, American farmer and politician (d. 1859)
1776
Henri Dutrochet, French physician, botanist, and physiologist (d. 1847)
1771
Marie François Xavier Bichat, French anatomist and physiologist (d. 1802)
1765
Robert Fulton, American engineer, Early steamboat pioneer (d. 1815)
1719
Leopold Mozart, Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1787)
1663
Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow, German organist and composer (d. 1712)
1650
William III of England, Prince of Orange, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (d. 1702)
1601
John Eudes, French priest and missionary (d. 1680)
1567
Maurice, Prince of Orange (d. 1625)
1531
Richard Topcliffe, English torturer (d. 1604)
1501
Anna of Oldenburg, Regent of East Frisia (d. 1575)
1487
John III of Pernstein, Bohemian land-owner, Governor of Moravia and Count of Kladsko (d. 1548)
1449
Sidonie of Poděbrady, daughter of King of Bohemia (d. 1510)

Deaths On This Day

2016
Gwen Ifill, American television journalist (b. 1955)
2015
K. S. Gopalakrishnan, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1929)
2015
Warren Mitchell, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1926)
2014
Eugene Dynkin, Russian-American mathematician and theorist (b. 1924)
2014
Glen A. Larson, American director, producer, and screenwriter, created Battlestar Galactica (b. 1937)
2014
Morteza Pashaei, Iranian singer-songwriter (b. 1984)
2013
Sudhir Bhat, Indian producer and manager (b. 1951)
2013
Hari Krishna Devsare, Indian journalist and author (b. 1938)
2013
Bennett Masinga, South African footballer (b. 1965)
2012
Alexandro Alves do Nascimento, Brazilian footballer (b. 1974)
2012
Brian Davies, Australian rugby player and manager (b. 1930)
2012
Martin Fay, Irish fiddler (The Chieftains) (b. 1936)
2012
Ahmed Jabari, Palestinian commander (b. 1960)
2012
Abubakar Olusola Saraki, Nigerian physician and politician (b. 1933)
2011
Esin Afşar, Italian-Turkish singer and actress (b. 1936)
2011
Neil Heywood, English-Chinese businessman (b. 1970)
2011
Jackie Leven, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
2010
Wes Santee, American runner (b. 1932)
2008
Kristin Hunter, American author and academic (b. 1931)
2008
Robert E. Valett, American psychologist, teacher, and author (b. 1927)
2006
Sumner Shapiro, American admiral (b. 1926)
2004
Michel Colombier, French-American composer and conductor (b. 1939)
2003
Gene Anthony Ray, American actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1962)
2002
Eddie Bracken, American actor (b. 1915)
2002
Elena Nikolaidi, Turkish-American soprano and educator (b. 1909)
2001
Charlotte Coleman, English actress (b. 1968)
2001
Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentinian footballer and manager (b. 1922)
2000
Robert Trout, American journalist (b. 1908)
1997
Eddie Arcaro, American jockey and sportscaster (b. 1916)
1997
Jack Pickersgill, Canadian educator and politician, 35th Secretary of State for Canada (b. 1905)
1996
Joseph Bernardin, American cardinal (b. 1928)
1996
John A. Cade, American soldier and politician (b. 1929)
1995
Jack Finney, American author and screenwriter (b. 1911)
1994
Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
1992
Ernst Happel, Austrian footballer and coach (b. 1925)
1991
Tony Richardson, English-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
1990
Sol Kaplan, American composer and conductor (b. 1919)
1989
Jimmy Murphy, Welsh footballer, manager, assistant manager, coach and scout (b. 1910)
1988
Haywood S. Hansell, American general (b. 1903)
1984
Cesar Climaco, Filipino lawyer and politician, 10th Mayor of Zamboanga City (b. 1916)
1984
Nikitas Platis, Greek actor and cinematographer (b. 1912)
1981
Robert Bradford, Irish footballer and politician (b. 1941)
1977
A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Indian monk and guru, founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (b. 1896)
1974
Johnny Mack Brown, American football player, actor, and singer (b. 1904)
1972
Martin Dies, Jr., American lawyer and politician (b. 1900)
1966
Peter Baker, English captain, author, and politician (b. 1921)
1947
Joseph Allard, Canadian fiddler and composer (b. 1873)
1946
Manuel de Falla, Spanish pianist and composer (b. 1876)
1944
Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist and educator (b. 1873)
1944
Trafford Leigh-Mallory, English air marshal (b. 1892)
1937
Jack O'Connor, American baseball player and manager (b. 1869)
1932
Charles Hylton Stewart, English organist and composer (b. 1884)
1930
Sandy Pearce, Australian rugby league player (b. 1883)
1921
Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (b. 1846)
1916
Henry George, Jr., American journalist and politician (b. 1862)
1916
Saki, British short story writer (b. 1870)
1915
Booker T. Washington, American educator, essayist and historian (b. 1856)
1914
Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar, Indian lawyer and journalist (b. 1861)
1910
John La Farge, American artist (b. 1835)
1908
Guangxu Emperor of China (b. 1871)
1907
Andrew Inglis Clark, Australian lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1848)
1866
Miguel I of Portugal (b. 1802)
1864
Franz Müller, German tailor and murderer (b. 1840)
1844
John Abercrombie, Scottish physician and philosopher (b. 1780)
1832
Charles Carroll of Carrollton, American farmer and politician (b. 1737)
1831
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher, author, and academic (b. 1770)
1831
Ignaz Pleyel, Austrian-French composer and piano builder (b. 1757)
1829
Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, French pharmacist and chemist (b. 1763)
1825
Jean Paul, German journalist and author (b. 1763)
1817
Policarpa Salavarrieta, Colombian seamstress and spy (b. 1795)
1749
Maruyama Gondazaemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 3rd Yokozuna (b. 1713)
1746
Georg Wilhelm Steller, German botanist, zoologist, physician, and explorer (b. 1709)
1739
Juan de Galavís, Spanish Roman Catholic archbishop of Santo Domingo and Bogotá (b. 1683)
1734
Louise de Kérouaille, duchess of Portsmouth (b. 1649)
1716
Gottfried Leibniz, German mathematician and philosopher (b. 1646)
1691
Tosa Mitsuoki, Japanese painter (b. 1617)
1687
Nell Gwyn, English mistress of Charles II of England (b. 1650)
1633
William Ames, English philosopher and academic (b. 1576)
1556
Giovanni della Casa, Italian archbishop and poet (b. 1504)
1539
Hugh Faringdon, English monk and abbot
1522
Anne de Beaujeu, duchess of Bourbon (b. 1461)
1442
Yolande of Aragon, French noblewoman (b. 1384)
1391
Nikola Tavelić, Croatian missionary and saint (b. 1340)
1359
Gregory Palamas, Greek archbishop and saint (b. 1296)
1346
Ostasio I da Polenta, Lord of Ravenna
1263
Alexander Nevsky, Russian saint (b. 1220)
1226
Frederick of Isenberg, German politician (b. 1193)
1189
William de Mandeville, 3rd Earl of Essex
1060
Geoffrey II, count of Anjou
976
Taizu, Chinese emperor (b. 927)
940
Abu'l-Fadl al-Bal'ami, Samanid vizier
669
Fujiwara no Kamatari, Japanese politician (b. 614)
565
Justinian I, Byzantine emperor (b. 482)

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