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On This Day in History:  November 16

November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 45 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Retailers preparing for launch of Mississippi Lottery. In less than two weeks, you'll be able to buy scratch-off lottery tickets in Mississippi. Leading up to the Nov. 25 launch date, state lottery officials and retailers are putting the finishing touches on to make sure sales go smoothly.
2018
Iowa lottery winner donates $500K to veterans' group. A Powerball winner in Iowa this week donated $500,000 of her prize to a group supporting disabled veterans.
2013
Powerball 'Ultimate Tailgate Party' promotion launched in 18 states. As part of an effort to promote the multi-state Powerball game on a national level, 18 states are participating in a new promotion to send lottery players to a special NFL fan festival attended by several players in the NFL Hall of Fame.
2011
Cancer survivors win $20 million lottery jackpot. John and Norma Jean Crippen were revealed Tuesday as the lucky Coachella Valley couple who bought this past weekend's winning California SuperLotto Plus ticket valued at $20 million.
2007
NY Lottery says it goofed: Mahopac winner got $31 million after taxes. The New York State Lottery has acknowledged that it made a $14 million mistake when it announced the amount of last week's Mega Millions award to a Putnam County man at Grand Central Terminal.
2007
Head of Turkish state lottery shot dead. The head of the Turkish state lottery was shot dead in his office by a former lottery employee on Friday, the state-run Anatolian news agency said.
2007
Idaho woman hits fifth lottery jackpot in five years. Some people dream of winning the Lottery at least once. But for one Caldwell, Idaho, woman, winning the Lottery over the past five years has become common place.
2005
N.C. Lottery mum on naming of new director. North Carolina lottery Chairman Charles Sanders said in an interview that he would not deny or confirm that New Mexico's Tom Shaheen is the choice to start up the state's lottery games, which are expected to generate $400 million a year for education initiatives.
2005
Texas lottery officials concerned about sale of GTECH. The Rhode Island company that operates many of the Texas lottery's most popular games is up for sale, and state officials are looking to hire an independent law firm to help them ensure that any potential buyer is committed to upholding the company's contractual commitments.
2004
One ticket scoops $30 million Oregon Megabucks. One lucky person won the $30 million jackpot Monday in the Oregon Lottery's Megabucks game, the largest single Lottery award in state history.
2004
South Africa has become hotbed of lottery fraud. South Africa has become a criminal base for 419 international lottery fraudsters attempting to defraud people from around the world by sending unsolicited emails of false winning notices.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$293 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2016
2.€180 Million
US$230.71 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2006
3.$214 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2012
4.$192 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2019
5.$165 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2013
6.€144 Million
US$153.37 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2015
7.€123 Million
US$136.23 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2019
8.$130 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2013
9.$126 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2004
10.$124 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2018
11.$122 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2018
12.$119 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 18, 2017
13.$109 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2007
14.€90 Million
US$102.5 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2018
15.€90 Million
US$99.48 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2019
16.$95 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2017
17.$82 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 18, 2016
18.$78 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 18, 2000
19.€65.05 Million
US$74.28 Million
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2018
20.$73 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 18, 2008
21.$72 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 17, 2004
22.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 18, 2015
22.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2019
24.€59.32 Million
US$69.87 Million
Draw Date
Nov 16, 2017
25.$60 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2014

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1994
Wednesday, Nov 16, 1994
25 years old
1984
Friday, Nov 16, 1984
35 years old
1983
Wednesday, Nov 16, 1983
36 years old
1980
Sunday, Nov 16, 1980
39 years old
1979
Friday, Nov 16, 1979
40 years old
1979
Friday, Nov 16, 1979
40 years old
1973
Friday, Nov 16, 1973
46 years old
1971
Tuesday, Nov 16, 1971
48 years old
1968
Saturday, Nov 16, 1968
51 years old
1968
Saturday, Nov 16, 1968
51 years old
1967
Thursday, Nov 16, 1967
52 years old
1965
Tuesday, Nov 16, 1965
54 years old
1962
Friday, Nov 16, 1962
57 years old
1962
Friday, Nov 16, 1962
57 years old
1957
Saturday, Nov 16, 1957
62 years old
1953
Monday, Nov 16, 1953
66 years old
1953
Monday, Nov 16, 1953
66 years old
1952
Sunday, Nov 16, 1952
67 years old
1950
Thursday, Nov 16, 1950
69 years old
1944
Thursday, Nov 16, 1944
75 years old
(year not provided)
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(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

1997
After nearly 18 years of incarceration, the People's Republic of China releases Wei Jingsheng, a pro-democracy dissident, from jail for medical reasons.
1992
The Hoxne Hoard is discovered by metal detectorist Eric Lawes in Hoxne, Suffolk.
1990
Pop groupMilli Vanilli are stripped of their Grammy Award because the duo did not sing at all on the Girl You Know It's True album. Session musicians had provided all the vocals.
1989
El Salvadoran army troops kills six Jesuit priests and two others at Jose Simeon Canas University.
1988
The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republicdeclares that Estonia is "sovereign" but stops short of declaring independence.
1988
In the first open election in more than a decade, voters in Pakistan elect populist candidate Benazir Bhutto to be Prime Minister of Pakistan.
1979
The first line of Bucharest Metro (Line M1) is opened from Timpuri Noi to Semănătoarea in Bucharest, Romania.
1974
The Arecibo message is broadcast from the Arecibo Radio Telescope in Puerto Rico. It was aimed at the current location of the globular star cluster Messier 13 some 25,000 light years away. The message will reach empty space by the time it finally arrives since the cluster will have changed position.
1973
Skylab program: NASA launches Skylab 4 with a crew of three astronauts from Cape Canaveral, Florida for an 84-day mission.
1973
U.S. President Richard Nixon signs the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act into law, authorizing the construction of the Alaska Pipeline.
1965
Venera program: The Soviet Union launches the Venera 3 space probe toward Venus, which will be the first spacecraft to reach the surface of another planet.
1945
UNESCO is founded.
1944
World War II: Operation Queen, the costly Allied thrust to the Rur, is launched.
1944
World War II: Düren, Germany, is destroyed by Allied bombers.
1943
World War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway.
1940
World War II: In response to the leveling of Coventry by the German Luftwaffe two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg.
1940
The Holocaust: In occupied Poland, the Nazis close off the Warsaw Ghetto from the outside world.
1940
New York City's "Mad Bomber" George Metesky places his first bomb at a Manhattan office building used by Consolidated Edison.
1938
LSD is first synthesized by Albert Hofmann from ergotamine at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel.
1933
The United States and the Soviet Union establish formal diplomatic relations.
1920
Qantas, Australia's national airline, is founded as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited.
1914
The Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens.
1907
Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory join to form Oklahoma, which is admitted as the 46th U.S. state.
1907
Cunard Line's RMS Mauretania, sister ship of RMS Lusitania, sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England, to New York City.
1904
English engineer John Ambrose Fleming receives a patent for the thermionic valve (vacuum tube).
1885
Canadian rebel leader of the Métis and "Father of Manitoba" Louis Riel is executed for treason.
1871
The National Rifle Association receives its charter from New York State.
1863
American Civil War: Battle of Campbell's Station near Knoxville, Tennessee: Confederate troops unsuccessfully attack Union forces.
1857
Second relief of Lucknow: Twenty-four Victoria Crosses are awarded, the most in a single day.
1855
David Livingstone becomes the first European to see the Victoria Falls in what is now Zambia-Zimbabwe.
1852
The English astronomer John Russell Hind discovers the asteroid 22 Kalliope.
1849
A Russian court sentences writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor.
1828
Greek War of Independence: The London Protocol entails the creation of an autonomous Greek state under Ottoman suzerainty, encompassing the Morea and the Cyclades.
1822
American Old West: Missouri trader William Becknell arrives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, over a route that became known as the Santa Fe Trail.
1805
Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Schöngrabern: Russian forces under Pyotr Bagration delay the pursuit by French troops under Joachim Murat.
1797
The Prussian heir apparent, Frederick William, becomes King of Prussia as Frederick William III.
1793
French Revolution: Ninety dissident Roman Catholic priests are executed by drowning at Nantes.
1776
American Revolutionary War: British and Hessian units captureFort Washington from the Patriots.
1776
American Revolution: The United Provinces (Low Countries) recognize the independence of the United States.
1532
Francisco Pizarro and his men capture Inca Emperor Atahualpa at the Battle of Cajamarca.
1491
An auto-da-fé, held in the Brasero de la Dehesa outside of Ávila, concludes the case of the Holy Child of La Guardia with the public execution of several Jewish and converso suspects.
1272
While travelling during the Ninth Crusade, Prince Edward becomes King of England upon Henry III of England's death, but he will not return to England for nearly two years to assume the throne.
951
Emperor Li Jing sends a Southern Tang expeditionary force of 10,000 men under Bian Hao to conquer Chu. Li Jing removes the ruling family to his own capital in Nanjing, ending the Chu Kingdom.
534
Justinian I, who was an Eastern Roman (Byzantine) emperor in Constantinople, approves and publishes the second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus

Births On This Day

2006
Mason Ramsey, American singer-songwriter
2005
Mariam Mamadashvili, Georgian singer
1995
Noah Gray-Cabey, American actor and pianist
1994
Brandon Larracuente, American actor
1994
Yoshiki Yamamoto, Japanese football player
1993
Pete Davidson, American comedian and actor
1992
George Akpabio, Nigerian footballer
1992
Matthew Allwood, Australian rugby league player
1991
Tomomi Kasai, Japanese actress and singer
1990
Arjo Atayde, Filipino actor
1990
Dénes Dibusz, Hungarian football player
1989
Iamsu!, American rapper and producer
1987
Eitan Tibi, Israeli footballer
1987
Jordan Walden, American baseball player
1986
Aleksei Anatolyevich Kozlov, Russian footballer
1986
Maxime Médard, French rugby player
1985
Aditya Roy Kapur, Indian film actor
1984
Gemma Atkinson, English model and actress
1984
Mark Bunn, English footballer
1984
Tamawashi Ichiro, Mongolian sumo wrestler
1983
Chris Gocong, American football player
1983
Kool A.D., American rapper
1983
Kari Lehtonen, Finnish ice hockey player
1983
Britta Steffen, German swimmer
1982
Nonito Donaire, Filipino-American boxer
1982
Jannie du Plessis, South African rugby player
1982
Ronald Pognon, French sprinter
1982
Amar'e Stoudemire, American basketball player
1981
Fernando Cabrera, Puerto Rican baseball player
1981
Allison Crowe, Canadian singer-songwriter
1981
Caitlin Glass, American voice actress, singer, and director
1981
Kate Miller-Heidke, Australian singer-songwriter
1981
Osi Umenyiora, English-American football player
1980
Moris Carrozzieri, Italian footballer
1980
Kayte Christensen, American basketball player
1980
Nicole Gius, Italian skier
1980
Carol Huynh, Canadian wrestler
1980
Hasan Üçüncü, Turkish footballer
1979
Tony Frias, American soccer player
1979
Bruce Irons, American surfer
1978
Kip Bouknight, American baseball player
1978
Mehtap Doğan-Sızmaz, Turkish runner
1978
Takashi Nagayama, Japanese actor
1978
Gary Naysmith, Scottish footballer and manager
1978
Carolina Parra, Brazilian guitarist and drummer
1977
Oksana Baiul, Ukrainian-American figure skater
1977
Gigi Edgley, Australian singer-songwriter and actress
1977
Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress and singer
1977
Mauricio Ochmann, Mexican actor and producer
1976
Dan Black, English singer-songwriter
1976
Juha Pasoja, Finnish footballer
1976
Martijn Zuijdweg, Dutch swimmer
1975
Julio Lugo, Dominican baseball player
1975
Yuki Uchida, Japanese actress, model, and singer
1974
Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer and coach
1974
Paul Scholes, English footballer and sportscaster
1973
Christian Horner, English race car driver and manager
1973
Brendan Laney, New Zealand-Scottish rugby player and sportscaster
1972
Missi Pyle, American actress and singer
1971
Tanja Damaske, German javelin thrower and shot putter
1971
Mustapha Hadji, Moroccan footballer and manager
1971
Annely Peebo, Estonian soprano and actress
1971
Alexander Popov, Russian swimmer and coach
1971
Waqar Younis, Pakistani cricketer and coach
1970
Logan Mader, Canadian-American guitarist and producer
1970
Martha Plimpton, American actress
1968
Shobha Nagi Reddy, Indian politician (d. 2014)
1968
Melvin Stewart, American swimmer
1967
Craig Arnold, American poet and academic (d. 2009)
1967
Lisa Bonet, American actress and director
1966
Joey Cape, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1966
Stephen Critchlow, English actor
1966
Dave Kushner, American guitarist
1966
Christian Lorenz, German keyboard player
1966
Dean McDermott, Canadian-American actor and producer
1966
Tahir Shah, English journalist, author, and explorer
1965
Mika Aaltonen, Finnish footballer
1964
Waheed Alli, Baron Alli, English businessman and politician
1964
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Italian-French actress, director, and screenwriter
1964
Dwight Gooden, American baseball player
1964
Diana Krall, Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist
1964
Maeve Quinlan, American actress
1963
Steve Argüelles, English drummer and producer
1963
William Bonner, Brazilian newscaster, publicist and journalist
1963
Zina Garrison, American tennis player
1962
Darwyn Cooke, Canadian writer and artist (d. 2016)
1962
Mani, English bass player
1961
Frank Bruno, English boxer
1959
Glenda Bailey, English journalist
1959
Francis M. Fesmire, American cardiologist and physician (d. 2014)
1958
Marg Helgenberger, American actress
1958
Boris Krivokapić, Serbian author and academic
1957
Jacques Gamblin, French actor
1956
Terry Labonte, American race car driver and businessman
1955
Pierre Larouche, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1955
Héctor Cúper, Argentinian footballer, coach, and manager
1955
Jun Kunimura, Japanese actor
1954
Andrea Barrett, American novelist and short story writer
1954
Dick Gross, Australian lawyer and politician
1953
Griff Rhys Jones, Welsh comedian, actor, and author
1952
Shigeru Miyamoto, Japanese video game designer
1951
Andy Dalton, New Zealand rugby player
1950
Manuel Zamora, Filipino farmer and politician
1948
Tihomir "Pop" Asanović, Croatian jazz-rock keyboardist and composer
1948
Horst Bertram, German footballer and manager
1948
Chi Coltrane, American singer-songwriter and pianist
1948
Bonnie Greer, American-English playwright and critic
1948
Ken James, Australian actor
1947
Omar Ruiz Hernández, Cuban journalist and activist
1946
Colin Burgess, Australian drummer and songwriter
1946
Jo Jo White, American basketball player and coach (d. 2018)
1945
Teenie Hodges, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2014)
1945
Lynn Hunt, American historian, author, and academic
1944
Oliver Braddick, English psychologist and academic
1942
Willie Carson, Scottish jockey and sportscaster
1942
Joanna Pettet, English-Canadian actress
1941
Angelo Gilardino, Italian guitarist, composer, and musicologist
1941
Gerry Marshall, English race car driver (d. 2005)
1941
Dan Penn, American singer-songwriter and producer
1940
Donna McKechnie, American actress, singer, and dancer
1939
Michael Billington, English author and critic
1938
Ahmed Bouanani, Moroccan filmmaker (d. 2011)
1938
Kang Ning-hsiang, Taiwanese politician
1938
Walter Learning, Canadian actor
1938
Robert Nozick, American philosopher, author, and academic (d. 2002)
1938
Troy Seals, American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
1937
Alan Budd, English economist and academic
1936
John Moore, Australian businessman and politician
1935
Elizabeth Drew, American journalist and author
1935
Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Iraqi-Lebanese cleric, educator, and author (d. 2010)
1935
Magdi Yacoub, Egyptian-English surgeon and academic
1933
Garnet Mimms, American R&B singer
1931
Luciano Bottaro, Italian author and illustrator (d. 2006)
1931
Hubert Sumlin, American singer and guitarist (d. 2011)
1930
Chinua Achebe, Nigerian novelist, poet, and critic. (d. 2013)
1930
Paul Foytack, American baseball player
1930
Salvatore Riina, Italian mob boss (d. 2017)
1929
Peter Boizot, English businessman
1928
Clu Gulager, American actor and director
1927
Dolo Coker, American pianist and composer (d. 1983)
1924
Sam Farber, American businessman (d. 2013)
1924
Mel Patton, American sprinter and coach (d. 2014)
1922
Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist, physicist, and engineer (d. 2015)
1922
José Saramago, Portuguese novelist (d. 2010)
1916
Harold Baigent, New Zealand actor and director (d. 1996)
1916
Daws Butler, American voice actor and singer (d. 1988)
1916
Al Lucas, Canadian-American bassist (d. 1983)
1915
Jean Fritz, Chinese-American author (d. 2017)
1914
Eddie Chapman, English spy (d. 1997)
1913
Ellen Albertini Dow, American actress (d. 2015)
1912
George O. Petrie, American actor and director (d. 1997)
1912
W. E. D. Ross, Canadian actor, playwright, and author (d. 1995)
1909
Mirza Nasir Ahmad, Indian-Pakistani religious leader (d. 1982)
1907
Burgess Meredith, American actor, singer, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1997)
1905
Eddie Condon, American guitarist and banjo player (d. 1973)
1904
Nnamdi Azikiwe, 1st President of Nigeria (d. 1996)
1900
Eliška Junková, Czechoslovakian race car driver (d. 1994)
1899
Mary Margaret McBride, American radio host (d. 1976)
1897
Choudhry Rahmat Ali, Indian-Pakistani academic (d. 1951)
1896
Joan Lindsay, Australian author and critic (d. 1984)
1896
Oswald Mosley, English fascist leader and politician (d. 1980)
1896
Lawrence Tibbett, American actor and singer (d. 1960)
1895
Paul Hindemith, German violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1963)
1894
Bobby Cruickshank, American golfer (d. 1975)
1894
Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Austrian philosopher and politician (d. 1972)
1892
Guo Moruo, Chinese historian, author, and poet (d. 1978)
1892
Tazio Nuvolari, Italian race car driver and motorcycle racer (d. 1953)
1890
Elpidio Quirino, 6th President of the Philippines (d. 1956)
1889
George S. Kaufman, American director, producer, and playwright (d. 1961)
1889
Dietrich Kraiß, German general (d. 1944)
1888
Luis Cluzeau Mortet, Uruguayan pianist and composer (d. 1957)
1883
Emil Breitkreutz, American runner and coach (d. 1972)
1874
Alexander Kolchak, Russian admiral and explorer (d. 1920)
1873
W. C. Handy, American trumpet player and composer (d. 1958)
1862
Charles Turner, Australian cricketer (d. 1944)
1861
Luigi Facta, Italian politician and journalist (d. 1930)
1856
Jürgen Kröger, German architect (d. 1928)
1851
Minnie Hauk, American-Swiss soprano and actress (d. 1929)
1847
Edmund James Flynn, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1927)
1841
Jules Violle, French physicist and academic (d. 1923)
1839
Louis-Honoré Fréchette, Canadian poet, author, and politician (d. 1908)
1836
Kalākaua of Hawaii (d. 1891)
1811
John Bright, English academic and politician (d. 1889)
1807
Jónas Hallgrímsson, Icelandic poet, author and naturalist (d. 1845)
1806
Mary Tyler Peabody Mann, American author and educator (d. 1887)
1793
Francis Danby, Irish painter of the Romantic era (d. 1861)
1774
Georg von Cancrin, German-Russian Minister of Finance (d. 1845)
1758
Peter Andreas Heiberg, Danish philologist and author (d. 1841)
1753
James McHenry, Irish-American surgeon and politician (d. 1816)
1750
Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough, English lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 1818)
1720
Carlo Antonio Campioni, French-Italian composer (d. 1788)
1717
Jean le Rond d'Alembert, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher (d. 1793)
1715
Girolamo Abos, Maltese-Italian composer and educator (d. 1760)
1648
Charles Duncombe, English banker and politician (d. 1711)
1643
Jean Chardin, French-English jeweler and explorer (d. 1703)
1603
Augustyn Kordecki, Polish monk (d. 1673)
1569
Paul Sartorius, German organist and composer (d. 1609)
1566
Anna Juliana Gonzaga, Archduchess of Austria and nun (d. 1621)
1540
Princess Cecilia of Sweden (d. 1627)
1538
Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo, Spanish Grand Inquisitioner, Archbishop of Lima (d. 1606)
1531
Anna d'Este, Duchess consort of Nemours (d. 1607)
1528
Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre (d. 1572)
1483
Elisabeth of the Palatinate, Landgravine of Hesse, German noble (d. 1522)
1466
Francesco Cattani da Diacceto, philosopher (d. 1522)
1457
Beatrice of Naples, Hungarian queen (d. 1508)
1436
Leonardo Loredan, Italian ruler (d. 1521)
42 BC
Tiberius, Roman emperor (d. 37 AD)

Deaths On This Day

2015
David Canary, American actor (b. 1938)
2015
Michael C. Gross, American graphic designer and producer (b. 1945)
2015
Bert Olmstead, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1926)
2015
Alton D. Slay, American general (b. 1924)
2014
Charles Champlin, American historian, author, and critic (b. 1926)
2014
Jovan Ćirilov, Serbian poet and playwright (b. 1931)
2014
Ian Craig, Australian cricketer (b. 1935)
2014
Juan Joseph, American football player and coach (b. 1987)
2014
Jadwiga Piłsudska, Polish soldier, pilot, and architect (b. 1920)
2014
Carl Sanders, American soldier, pilot, and politician, 74th Governor of Georgia (b. 1925)
2013
Robert Conley, American journalist (b. 1928)
2013
Billy Hardwick, American bowler (b. 1941)
2013
William McDonough Kelly, Canadian lieutenant and politician (b. 1925)
2013
Tanvir Ahmad Khan, Indian-Pakistani diplomat, 19th Foreign Secretary of Pakistan (b. 1932)
2013
Oscar Lanford, American mathematician and academic (b. 1940)
2013
Arne Pedersen, Norwegian footballer and manager (b. 1931)
2013
Louis D. Rubin, Jr., American author, critic, and academic (b. 1923)
2013
Charles Waterhouse, American painter, sculptor, and illustrator (b. 1924)
2012
John Chapman, Australian evangelist and academic (b. 1930)
2012
Subhash Dutta, Bangladeshi actor and director (b. 1930)
2012
Patrick Edlinger, French mountaineer (b. 1960)
2012
Aliu Mahama, Ghanaian engineer and politician, 3rd Vice President of Ghana (b. 1946)
2012
Eliyahu Nawi, Iraqi-Israeli lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1920)
2012
Bob Scott, New Zealand rugby player (b. 1921)
2010
Britton Chance, American biologist and sailor (b. 1913)
2010
Ronni Chasen, American publicist (b. 1946)
2010
Wyngard Tracy, Filipino DJ and talent manager (b. 1952)
2009
Antonio de Nigris, Mexican footballer (b. 1978)
2009
Sergei Magnitsky, Ukrainian-Russian accountant and lawyer (b. 1972)
2009
Edward Woodward, English actor (b. 1930)
2008
Jan Krugier; Polish-Swiss art dealer (b. 1928)
2008
Reg Varney, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1916)
2007
Harold Alfond, American businessman (b. 1914)
2007
Grethe Kausland, Norwegian actress and singer (b. 1947)
2007
Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian actor and screenwriter (b. 1946)
2007
Vernon Scannell, English boxer, poet, and author (b. 1922)
2006
Milton Friedman, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1912)
2006
Yuri Levada, Russian sociologist and political scientist (b. 1930)
2005
Ralph Edwards, American radio and television host and producer (b. 1913)
2005
Henry Taube, Canadian-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
2005
Donald Watson, English activist, founded the Vegan Society (b. 1910)
2001
Tommy Flanagan, American pianist and composer (b. 1930)
2000
Robert Earl Davis, American hip-hop artist (b. 1971)
2000
Ahmet Kaya, Turkish-French singer-songwriter (b. 1957)
1999
Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1928)
1994
Chet Powers, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1943)
1993
Lucia Popp, Slovak-German soprano (b. 1939)
1993
Achille Zavatta, Tunisia-born French clown (b. 1915)
1990
Ege Bagatur, Turkish politician (b. 1937)
1989
Jean-Claude Malépart, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1938)
1987
Jim Brewer, American baseball player and coach (b. 1937)
1986
Siobhán McKenna, Irish actress (b. 1923)
1984
Vic Dickenson, American trombonist (b. 1906)
1982
Pavel Alexandrov, Russian mathematician and academic (b. 1896)
1976
Jack Foster, English cricketer (b. 1905)
1974
Walther Meissner, German physicist and engineer (b. 1882)
1973
Alan Watts, English-American philosopher, author, and educator (b. 1915)
1972
Vera Karalli, Russian ballerina and actress (b. 1889)
1971
Edie Sedgwick, American model and actress (b. 1943)
1964
Donald C. Peattie, American botanist and author (b. 1898)
1961
Sam Rayburn, American lawyer and politician, 48th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (b. 1882)
1960
Clark Gable, American actor and singer (b. 1901)
1956
Ōtori Tanigorō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 24th Yokozuna (b. 1887)
1950
Bob Smith, American physician and surgeon, co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous (b. 1879)
1947
Giuseppe Volpi, Italian businessman and politician, founded the Venice Film Festival (b. 1877)
1941
Eduard Eelma, Estonian footballer (b. 1902)
1941
Miina Härma, Estonian organist, composer, and conductor (b. 1864)
1939
Pierce Butler, American lawyer and jurist (b. 1866)
1922
Max Abraham, Polish-German physicist and academic (b. 1875)
1913
George Barham, English businessman, founded Express County Milk Supply Company (b. 1836)
1911
A. A. Ames, American physician and politician, 9th Mayor of Minneapolis (b. 1842)
1911
Lawrence Feuerbach, American shot putter (b. 1879)
1908
Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière, French-Canadian lawyer and politician, 4th Premier of Quebec (b. 1829)
1907
Robert I, Duke of Parma (b. 1848)
1903
Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine (b. 1895)
1885
Louis Riel, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1844)
1884
František Chvostek, Czech-Austrian soldier and physician (b. 1835)
1878
Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine (b. 1874)
1836
Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, South African-French mycologist and academic (b. 1761)
1808
Mustafa IV, Ottoman sultan (b. 1779)
1806
Moses Cleaveland, American general, lawyer, and politician, founded Cleveland, Ohio (b. 1754)
1802
André Michaux, French botanist and explorer (b. 1746)
1797
Frederick William II of Prussia (b. 1744)
1790
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, American politician (b. 1723)
1779
Pehr Kalm, Finnish botanist and explorer (b. 1716)
1773
John Hawkesworth, English journalist and author (b. 1715)
1745
James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1665)
1724
Jack Sheppard, English criminal (b. 1702)
1695
Pierre Nicole, French philosopher and author (b. 1625)
1688
Bengt Gottfried Forselius, Swedish-Estonian scholar and author (b. 1660)
1628
Paolo Quagliati, Italian organist and composer (b. 1555)
1625
Sofonisba Anguissola, Italian painter (b. c. 1532)
1613
Trajano Boccalini, Italian author and educator (b. 1556)
1603
Pierre Charron, French Catholic theologian and philosopher (b. 1541)
1601
Charles Neville, 6th Earl of Westmorland (b. 1542)
1580
Marie of Baden-Sponheim, German Noblewoman (b. 1507
1494
Theda Ukena, German noble (b. 1432)
1464
John, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (b. 1406)
1328
Prince Hisaaki, Japanese shōgun (b. 1276)
1272
Henry III of England (b. 1207)
1264
Emperor Lizong of China
1240
Edmund Rich, English archbishop and saint (b. 1175)
1240
Ibn Arabi, Andalusian Arab philosopher (b. 1165)
1093
Saint Margaret of Scotland (b. 1045)
1005
Ælfric of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury
987
Shen Lun, Chinese scholar-official
897
Gu Yanhui, Chinese warlord

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