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On This Day in History:  November 19

November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 42 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
I won the lottery at 22, here's what happened next. Learn what life is like years after a 22-year-old scratched off a lottery ticket that won £1M (US$1.3 million).
2018
Homeless man dives into dumpster to retrieve lottery ticket worth $4.82M. A homeless Michigan man who realized he won the state's Lotto 47 game dived into a dumpster to retrieve the winning ticket.
2015
$42 million NY Lottery winner wants to remain blue-collar worker for life. A Cayuga County, New York, man who won $42.5 million playing the Lotto said the winning numbers represented his parents' birth dates.
2013
Texas Lottery reports record-breaking 2013. The Texas Lottery Commission today reported record results for fiscal year 2013, its best year for sales and revenue in the Lottery's 21-year history.
2013
Despite publishing surveillance photos, Calif. Lottery fails to find winner. Despite months of trying to track him down, a mystery Lotto player in Los Angeles didn't claim his prize worth nearly half a million dollars by the deadline Monday evening.
2012
New Fla. Lottery raffle to make a millionaire every week. Florida Lottery officials are betting that a new seven-week raffle series will attract players excited by weekly millionaires and great gifts with their new game, called 25th Anniversary Millionaire. The first drawing is Monday.
2010
New Jersey lottery turns 40 with record $2.6B in revenue. The New Jersey Lottery, which turns 40 in December, continues to be an economic force in a state desperate for cash.
2010
PA Millionaire Raffle lottery tickets on sale today. Tickets for the Pennsylvania Lottery's 11th Millionaire Raffle, which offers 6,000 cash prizes totaling more than $5 million, go on sale today, Nov. 19.
2006
N.J. Lottery to offer limited raffle-style New Year's drawing. The New Jersey Lottery is offering a special New Year's drawing in which a limited amount of tickets will be sold for four $1 million prizes.
2006
Ohio lottery numbers same as game score. Ohio State's 42-39 victory over Michigan also was lucky for players of the Ohio Lottery.
2005
Texas Lottery to change Lotto game back to 6/54 format. Texas lottery commissioners moved one step closer Friday to returning the Lotto Texas game to its original format by signing off on a plan to bounce the so-called bonus ball from the format that decides how the multimillion-dollar jackpots are won.
2004
$83 Million Powerball Jackpot Waiting to Be Won. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $83 million, with a cash option of $45.6 million.
2004
Florida Lotto Soars to $50 Million. No ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers drawn Wednesday night, lottery officials said Thursday, pushing the jackpot to $50 million, the largest in more than a year.
2004
Colorado Lottery cuts $1 million from budget. The Colorado Lottery cut nearly $1 million from its $22.8 million 2005-06 budget request in an era when many agencies are looking for additional funding from the already tight state budget.
2004
Texas Lottery cuts 33 jobs. In a shake-up billed as a reorganization, the Texas Lottery Commission eliminated 33 jobs Thursday, saying it will save $296,000 annually in salaries.
2004
Officials Say Oklahoma Lottery Could Take Year To Start. Oklahoma voters earlier this month ended Gov. Brad Henry's yearslong battle to get a statewide lottery, but the task of making the lottery a reality has just begun.
2004
Canadian and U.S. officials shut down lottery scams. Canadian and U.S. investigators said Thursday that they had shut down four lottery scams that preyed on elderly consumers.
2003
Colorado Lottery Director Takes Early Retirement. The director of the Colorado Lottery has retired, saying he chose to take advantage of a state personnel program, which allows early retirement with reduced benefits.
2003
Mega Millions jackpot increases to $16 million. The jackpot in the multistate Mega Millions lottery drawing grew to $16 million after no tickets matched all six numbers in the Tuesday drawing.
2003
Powerball revenue surges in Indiana. A record number of Indiana jackpots has sent Powerball revenues skyrocketing, with the state selling nearly twice as many tickets in the past four months as it did during the same period a year ago.
2003
Passing through, worker hits lottery for $100,000 at mall. man from Hershey, Pennsylvania found some extra holiday cash at a lottery dealer at the Schuylkill Mall on Oct. 3 and collected his winnings Thursday.
2003
Lottery fund may face changes. Two powerful Colorado legislators said they will push for changes in the state's management of the Conservation Trust Fund, a $43 million pot of lottery profits that is supposed to pay for parks and recreation.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$333.5 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2016
2.$250 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2012
3.$192 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2019
4.€162 Million
US$172.84 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2015
5.$165 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2013
6.$149 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2004
7.$139 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2018
7.$139 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2018
9.€123 Million
US$136.23 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2019
10.$134 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2017
11.$120 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2007
12.$106 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2017
13.€90 Million
US$99.48 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2019
14.$92 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2000
15.$86 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2008
16.$83 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2004
17.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2015
17.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2019
19.€66.04 Million
US$75.27 Million
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2018
20.€61.46 Million
US$72.14 Million
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2017
21.€60 Million
US$70.42 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2017
22.$60 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2011
22.$60 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 19, 2014
24.$54.8 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 1995
25.$54 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2006

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1973
Monday, Nov 19, 1973
46 years old
1970
Thursday, Nov 19, 1970
49 years old
1970
Thursday, Nov 19, 1970
49 years old
1970
Thursday, Nov 19, 1970
49 years old
1961
Sunday, Nov 19, 1961
58 years old
1944
Sunday, Nov 19, 1944
75 years old
(year not provided)
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2013
A double suicide bombing at the Iranian embassy in Beirut kills 23 people and injures 160 others.
2010
The first of four explosions takes place at the Pike River Mine in New Zealand; 29 people are killed in the nation's worst mining disaster since 1914.
2006
Nintendo’s first video game console with motion control, the Wii, is released.
2004
The Malice at the Palace: The worst brawl in NBA history, Ron Artest suspended 86 games (rest of season), Stephen Jackson suspended 30 games.
2002
The Greek oil tankerPrestige splits in half and sinks off the coast of Galicia, releasing over 20 million US gallons (76,000 m³) of oil in the largest environmental disaster in Spanish and Portuguese history.
1999
Shenzhou 1: The People's Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft.
1998
Clinton-Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.
1998
Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for US$71.5 million.
1996
Lt. Gen. Maurice Baril of Canada arrives in Africa to lead a multi-national policing force in Zaire.
1994
In the United Kingdom, the first National Lottery draw is held. A £1 ticket gave a one-in-14-million chance of correctly guessing the winning six out of 49 numbers.
1988
Serbian communist representative and future Serbian and Yugoslav president Slobodan Milošević publicly declares that Serbia is under attack from Albanian separatists in Kosovo as well as internal treachery within Yugoslavia and a foreign conspiracy to destroy Serbia and Yugoslavia.
1985
Cold War: In Geneva, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachevmeet for the first time.
1985
Pennzoil wins a US$10.53 billion judgment against Texaco, in the largest civil verdict in the history of the United States, stemming from Texaco executing a contract to buy Getty Oil after Pennzoil had entered into an unsigned, yet still binding, buyout contract with Getty.
1985
Police in Baling, Malaysia, lay siege to houses occupied by an Islamic sect of about 400 people led by Ibrahim Mahmud.
1984
San Juanico disaster: A series of explosions at the Pemexpetroleum storage facility at San Juan Ixhuatepec in Mexico City starts a major fire and kills about 500 people.
1979
Iran hostage crisis: Iranian leader AyatollahRuhollah Khomeini orders the release of 13 female and black American hostages being held at the US Embassy in Tehran.
1977
TAP Portugal Flight 425 crashes in the Madeira Islands, killing 131.
1969
Apollo program: Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean land at Oceanus Procellarum (the "Ocean of Storms") and become the third and fourth humans to walk on the Moon.
1969
Association football player Pelé scores his 1,000th goal.
1967
The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong.
1959
The Ford Motor Company announces the discontinuation of the unpopular Edsel.
1955
National Review publishes its first issue.
1954
Télé Monte Carlo, Europe's oldest private television channel, is launched by Prince Rainier III.
1952
Greek Field Marshal Alexander Papagos becomes the 152nd Prime Minister of Greece.
1950
US General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes Supreme Commander of NATO-Europe.
1946
Afghanistan, Iceland and Sweden join the United Nations.
1944
World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt announces the 6th War Loan Drive, aimed at selling US$14 billion in war bonds to help pay for the war effort.
1944
World War II: Thirty members of the Luxembourgish resistance defend the town of Vianden against a larger Waffen-SS attack in the Battle of Vianden.
1943
Holocaust: Nazis liquidate Janowska concentration camp in Lemberg (Lviv), western Ukraine, murdering at least 6,000 Jews after a failed uprising and mass escape attempt.
1942
World War II: Battle of Stalingrad: Soviet Union forces under General Georgy Zhukov launch the Operation Uranuscounterattacks at Stalingrad, turning the tide of the battle in the USSR's favor.
1942
Mutesa II is crowned the 35th and last Kabaka (king) of Buganda, prior to the restoration of the kingdom in 1993.
1941
World War II: Battle between HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran. The two ships sink each other off the coast of Western Australia, with the loss of 645 Australians and about 77 German seamen.
1916
Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures.
1912
First Balkan War: The Serbian Army capturesBitola, ending the five-century-long Ottoman rule of Macedonia.
1911
The Doom Bar in Cornwall claimed two ships, Island Maid and Angele, the latter killing the entire crew except the captain.
1885
Serbo-Bulgarian War: Bulgarian victory in the Battle of Slivnitsa solidifies the unification between the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia.
1881
A meteoritelands near the village of Grossliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine.
1863
American Civil War: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication ceremony for the military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
1847
The second Canadian railway line, the Montreal and Lachine Railroad, is opened.
1816
Warsaw University is established.
1802
The Garinagu arrive at British Honduras (Present day Belize)
1794
The United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain sign Jay's Treaty, which attempts to resolve some of the lingering problems left over from the American Revolutionary War.
1493
Christopher Columbus goes ashore on an island called Borinquen he first saw the day before. He names it San Juan Bautista (later renamed again Puerto Rico).
1095
At the Council of Clermont, Pope Urban II calls for a Crusade to the Holy Land.
636
The Rashidun Caliphate defeated the Sasanian Empire at the Battle of al-Qādisiyyah in Iraq.
461
Libius Severus is declared emperor of the Western Roman Empire. The real power is in the hands of the magister militumRicimer.

Births On This Day

1999
Evgenia Medvedeva, Russian figure skater
1997
Sarah Allan, Australian footballer
1997
Paolino Bertaccini, Belgian footballer
1997
Zach Collins, American basketball player
1997
Yaroslav Kotlyarov, Ukrainian footballer
1997
Andrei Lazukin, Russian figure skater
1997
Logan Martin, French footballer
1997
McCaughey septuplets, the first surviving set of septuplets
1997
Rachel Parsons, American ice dancer
1997
Dušan Rajović, Serbian cyclist
1997
Taras Sakiv, Ukrainian footballer
1997
Mattia Sanzone, Italian footballer
1997
Nashra Sandhu, Pakastani cricketer
1997
Laura Szabó, Hungarian handballer
1995
Tara Sutaria, Indian actress and singer
1995
Vanessa Axente, Hungarian model
1994
Ibrahima Mbaye, Senegalese footballer
1993
Kerim Frei, Austrian footballer
1993
Cleo Massey, Australian actress and director
1993
Suso, Spanish footballer
1992
Cameron Bancroft, Australian cricketer
1991
Marina Marković, Serbian basketball player
1991
Fabien Antunes, French footballer
1991
Genki Yamamoto, Japanese professional racing cyclist
1990
Marquise Goodwin, American football player
1990
John Moore, American ice hockey player
1990
Benedikt Schmid, German footballer
1989
John McCarthy, Australian footballer (d. 2012)
1989
Roman Sergeevich Trofimov, Russian ski jumper
1989
Tyga, American rapper
1988
Timo Eichfuss, Estonian basketball player
1988
Patrick Kane, American ice hockey player
1987
Sílvia Soler Espinosa, Spanish tennis player
1986
Sam Betty, English rugby player
1986
Jeannie Ortega, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
1986
Michael Saunders, Canadian baseball player
1986
Jessicah Schipper, Australian swimmer
1986
Veronica Scott, American fashion designer, co-founded Fuchsia Clothing
1986
Milan Smiljanić, Serbian footballer
1985
Chris Eagles, English footballer
1985
Alex Mack, American football player
1984
Dawid Kucharski, Polish footballer
1984
Brittany Maynard, American activist (d. 2014)
1984
Janus del Prado, Filipino actor
1983
Chandra Crawford, Canadian skier
1983
Adam Driver, American actor
1983
Daria Werbowy, Polish-Canadian model
1981
Marcus Banks, American basketball player
1981
André Lotterer, German race car driver
1981
Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe, Argentine rugby player
1981
DJ Tukutz, South Korean DJ, producer, and songwriter
1981
Mark Wallace, Welsh-English cricketer
1980
Courtney Anderson, American football player
1980
Andrew Copson, English businessman
1980
Otis Grigsby, American football player
1980
Vladimir Radmanović, Serbian basketball player
1979
Keith Buckley, American singer-songwriter
1979
Mahé Drysdale, New Zealand rower
1979
John-Ford Griffin, American baseball player
1979
Ryan Howard, American baseball player
1979
Larry Johnson, American football player
1979
Leam Richardson, English footballer and manager
1978
Dries Buytaert, Belgian computer programmer, founded Acquia
1978
Matt Dusk, Canadian singer
1978
Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová, Czech discus thrower and shot putter
1977
Kerri Strug, American gymnast and runner
1976
Jack Dorsey, American businessman, co-founded Twitter
1976
Robin Dunne, Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter
1976
Jun Shibata, Japanese singer-songwriter
1976
Petr Sýkora, Czech ice hockey player
1976
Stylianos Venetidis, Greek footballer and manager
1975
Toby Bailey, American basketball player and agent
1975
Sushmita Sen, Indian actress, model and Miss Universe 1994
1974
Arun Vijay, Indian actor and singer
1973
Billy Currington, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1973
Savion Glover, American dancer and choreographer
1973
Django Haskins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1972
Sandrine Holt, English-American model and actress
1971
Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur, African-American author and activist
1971
Justin Chancellor, English bass player
1971
Jeremy McGrath, American motorcycle racer
1971
Naoko Mori, Japanese-English actress and singer
1971
Alice Peacock, American singer-songwriter
1971
Tony Rich, American R&B singer-songwriter and musician
1969
Philippe Adams, Belgian race car driver
1969
Erika Alexander, American actress and screenwriter
1969
Ertuğrul Sağlam, Turkish footballer and coach
1969
Richard Virenque, Moroccan-French cyclist and sportscaster
1967
Randi Kaye, American journalist
1966
Shmuley Boteach, American rabbi and author
1966
Gail Devers, American sprinter and hurdler
1966
Rocco DiSpirito, American chef and author
1966
Kakhaber Kacharava, Georgian footballer and manager
1966
Jason Scott Lee, American actor and martial artist
1965
Laurent Blanc, French footballer and manager
1965
Douglas Henshall, Scottish actor
1965
Jason Pierce, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Spiritualized and Spacemen 3)
1965
Paulo S. L. M. Barreto, Brazilian cryptographer and academic
1965
Paul Weitz, American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and playwright
1964
Fred Diamond, American-English mathematician and academic
1964
Vincent Herring, American saxophonist and flute player
1964
Phil Hughes, Irish footballer and coach
1964
Jung Jin-young, South Korean actor
1964
Irina Laricheva, Russian target shooter
1964
Eric Musselman, American basketball player and coach
1964
Nicholas Patrick, English-American engineer and astronaut
1964
Peter Rohde, Australian footballer and coach
1964
Tony Ryall, New Zealand banker and politician, 38th New Zealand Minister of Health
1964
Ronnie Sinclair, Scottish footballer and coach
1964
Alfredo Zaiat, Argentine economist and journalist
1964
Shawn Holman, American baseball pitcher
1963
Terry Farrell, American actress
1963
Jon Potter, English-American field hockey player
1963
Bill Dunlop, Canadian Professional, Olympic & Pan Am Games Boxer
1962
Jodie Foster, American actress, director, and producer
1962
Sean Parnell, American lawyer and politician, 12th Governor of Alaska
1962
Dodie Boy Peñalosa, Filipino boxer and trainer
1961
Jim L. Mora, American football player and coach
1961
Meg Ryan, American actress and producer
1960
Miss Elizabeth, American wrestler and manager (d. 2003)
1960
Matt Sorum, American drummer, songwriter, and producer
1959
Robert Barron, American bishop, author, and theologian
1959
Jo Bonner, American politician
1959
Allison Janney, American actress
1958
Isabella Blow, English magazine editor (d. 2007)
1958
Algirdas Butkevičius, Lithuanian sergeant and politician, 12th Prime Minister of Lithuania
1958
Terrence C. Carson, American actor and singer
1958
Annette Gordon-Reed, American historian, author, and academic
1958
Charlie Kaufman, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1958
Michael Wilbon, American sportscaster and journalist
1957
Ofra Haza, Israeli singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2000)
1957
Tom Virtue, American actor
1956
Peter Carter, English diplomat, British Ambassador to Estonia (d. 2014)
1956
Eileen Collins, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut
1956
Ann Curry, Guamanian-American journalist
1956
Glynnis O'Connor, American actress
1955
Sam Hamm, American screenwriter and producer
1954
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Egyptian field marshal and politician, 6th President of Egypt
1954
Réjean Lemelin, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1954
Kathleen Quinlan, American actress
1953
Robert Beltran, American actor
1953
Tom Villard, American actor (d. 1994)
1952
Stephen Soldz, American psychoanalyst and activist
1951
Charles Falconer, Baron Falconer of Thoroton, Scottish lawyer and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
1950
Peter Biyiasas, Greek-Canadian chess player
1949
Raymond Blanc, French chef and author
1949
Ahmad Rashād, American football player and sportscaster
1947
Bob Boone, American baseball player and manager
1947
Anfinn Kallsberg, Faroese politician, 10th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
1947
Lamar S. Smith, American lawyer and politician
1945
Hans Monderman, Dutch engineer (d. 2008)
1945
Bobby Tolan, American baseball player and manager
1944
Agnes Baltsa, Greek soprano and actress
1944
Dennis Hull, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
1943
Fred Lipsius, American saxophonist and educator
1943
Aurelio Monteagudo, Cuban-American baseball player and manager (d. 1990)
1942
Roland Clift, English engineer and academic
1942
Larry Gilbert, American golfer (d. 1998)
1942
Calvin Klein, American fashion designer, founded Calvin Klein Inc.
1942
Sharon Olds, American poet and academic
1941
Dan Haggerty, American actor and producer (d. 2016)
1941
Tommy Thompson, American captain and politician, 19th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
1940
Gary Gruber, author and expert on test-prep
1939
Emil Constantinescu, Romanian academic and politician, 3rd President of Romania
1939
Tom Harkin, American commander, lawyer, and politician
1939
Jane Mansbridge, American political scientist and academic
1939
Warren "Pete" Moore, American singer-songwriter and record producer (d. 2017)
1939
Richard Zare, American chemist and academic
1938
Len Killeen, South African rugby league player (d. 2011)
1938
Frank Misson, Australian cricketer
1938
Ted Turner, American businessman and philanthropist, founded Turner Broadcasting System
1937
Penelope Leach, English psychologist and author
1936
Dick Cavett, American actor and talk show host
1936
Ray Collins, American singer (d. 2012)
1936
Yuan T. Lee, Taiwanese-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1935
Rashad Khalifa, Egyptian-American biochemist and scholar (d. 1990)
1935
Jack Welch, American engineer, businessman, and author
1934
Kurt Hamrin, Swedish footballer and scout
1934
Valentin Ivanov, Russian footballer and manager (d. 2011)
1934
David Lloyd-Jones, English conductor
1933
Larry King, American journalist and talk show host
1933
Jerry Sheindlin, American judge and author
1932
Eleanor F. Helin, American astronomer (d. 2009)
1930
Kurt Nielsen, Danish tennis player, referee, and sportscaster (d. 2011)
1929
Norman Cantor, Canadian-American historian and scholar (d. 2004)
1928
Dara Singh, Indian wrestler, actor, and politician (d. 2012)
1926
Jeane Kirkpatrick, American academic and diplomat, 16th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 2006)
1926
Pino Rauti, Italian journalist and politician (d. 2012)
1926
Barry Reckord, Jamaican playwright and screenwriter (d. 2011)
1925
Zygmunt Bauman, Polish-English sociologist, historian, and academic (d. 2017)
1924
William Russell, English actor
1924
Knut Steen, Norwegian-Italian sculptor (d. 2011)
1924
Margaret Turner-Warwick, English physician and academic (d. 2017)
1923
Louis D. Rubin, Jr., American author, critic, and academic (d. 2013)
1922
Salil Chowdhury, Indian director, playwright, and composer (d. 1995)
1922
Yuri Knorozov, Ukrainian-Russian linguist, epigrapher, and ethnographer (d. 1999)
1922
Rajko Mitić, Serbian footballer and coach (d. 2008)
1921
Roy Campanella, American baseball player and coach (d. 1993)
1921
Peter Ruckman, American pastor and educator (d. 2016)
1920
Gene Tierney, American actress and singer (d. 1991)
1919
Gillo Pontecorvo, Italian director and screenwriter (d. 2006)
1919
Alan Young, English-Canadian actor, singer, and director (d. 2016)
1919
Lolita Lebrón, Puerto Rican nationalist (d. 2010)
1917
Indira Gandhi, Indian politician, 3rd Prime Minister of India (d. 1984)
1915
Earl Wilbur Sutherland, Jr., American pharmacologist and biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1974)
1912
Bernard Joseph McLaughlin, American bishop (d. 2015)
1912
George Emil Palade, Romanian-American biologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2008)
1912
Robert Simpson, American meteorologist and author (d. 2014)
1910
Adrian Conan Doyle, English race car driver, author, and explorer (d. 1970)
1909
Peter Drucker, Austrian-American theorist, educator, and author (d. 2005)
1907
Jack Schaefer, American author (d. 1991)
1906
Franz Schädle, German SS officer (d. 1945)
1905
Eleanor Audley, American actress (d. 1991)
1905
Tommy Dorsey, American trombonist, composer and bandleader (The California Ramblers) (d. 1956)
1904
Nathan Freudenthal Leopold, Jr., American murderer (d. 1971)
1901
Nina Bari, Russian mathematician (d. 1961)
1900
Bunny Ahearne, Irish-English ice hockey player and manager (d. 1985)
1900
Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian mathematician and hydrodynamicist (d. 1980)
1900
Anna Seghers, German author and politician (d. 1983)
1899
Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, Iranian religious leader and scholar (d. 1992)
1899
Allen Tate, American poet and critic (d. 1979)
1898
Klement Jug, Slovenian philosopher and mountaineer (d. 1924)
1898
Arthur R. von Hippel, German-American physicist and academic (d. 2003)
1897
Quentin Roosevelt, American lieutenant and pilot (d. 1918)
1895
Louise Dahl-Wolfe, American photographer (d. 1989)
1895
Evert van Linge, Dutch footballer and architect (d. 1964)
1894
Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (d. 1987)
1893
René Voisin, French trumpet player (d. 1952)
1892
Thomas Clay, English footballer and coach (d. 1949)
1892
Huw T. Edwards, Welsh poet and politician (d. 1970)
1889
Clifton Webb, American actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1966)
1888
José Raúl Capablanca, Cuban-American chess player and theologian (d. 1942)
1887
James B. Sumner, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
1883
Ned Sparks, Canadian-American actor and singer (d. 1957)
1879
Mait Metsanurk, Estonian author and playwright (d. 1957)
1877
Giuseppe Volpi, Italian businessman and politician, founded the Venice Film Festival (d. 1947)
1876
Tatyana Afanasyeva, Russian-Dutch mathematician and theorist (d. 1964)
1875
Mikhail Kalinin, Russian civil servant and politician, 1st Head of State of The Soviet Union (d. 1946)
1873
Elizabeth McCombs, the first woman elected to the Parliament of New Zealand (d. 1935)
1862
Billy Sunday, American baseball player and evangelist (d. 1935)
1859
Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1935)
1845
Agnes Giberne, Indian-English astronomer and author (d. 1939)
1843
Richard Avenarius, German-Swiss philosopher and academic (d. 1896)
1843
C. X. Larrabee, American businessman (d. 1914)
1834
Georg Hermann Quincke, German physicist and academic (d. 1924)
1833
Wilhelm Dilthey, German psychologist, sociologist, and historian (d. 1911)
1831
James A. Garfield, American general, lawyer, and politician, 20th President of the United States (d. 1881)
1828
Rani Lakshmibai, Indian queen (d. 1858)
1812
Karl Schwarz, German theologian and politician (d. 1885)
1808
Janez Bleiweis, Slovenian journalist, physician, and politician (d. 1881)
1805
Ferdinand de Lesseps, French diplomat and engineer, developed the Suez Canal (d. 1894)
1802
Solomon Foot, American lawyer and politician (d. 1866)
1770
Bertel Thorvaldsen, Danish sculptor and academic (d. 1844)
1752
George Rogers Clark, American general (d. 1818)
1722
Leopold Auenbrugger, Austrian physician (d. 1809)
1722
Benjamin Chew, American lawyer and judge (d. 1810)
1711
Mikhail Lomonosov, Russian physicist, chemist, astronomer, and geographer (d. 1765)
1700
Jean-Antoine Nollet, French priest and physicist (d. 1770)
1617
Eustache Le Sueur, French painter and educator (d. 1655)
1600
Charles I of England (d. 1649)
1600
Lieuwe van Aitzema, Dutch historian and diplomat (d. 1669)
1597
Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate (d. 1660)
1563
Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester, English poet and politician (d. 1626)
1503
Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma (d. 1547)
1464
Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (d. 1526)
1417
Frederick I, Count Palatine of Simmern (d. 1480)

Deaths On This Day

2017
Charles Manson, American cult leader and mass murderer (b. 1934)
2017
Warren "Pete" Moore, American singer-songwriter and record producer (b. 1939)
2017
Jana Novotná, Czech tennis player (b. 1968)
2017
Della Reese, American singer and actress (b. 1931)
2017
Mel Tillis, American singer and songwriter (b. 1932)
2015
Armand, Dutch singer-songwriter (b. 1946)
2015
Allen E. Ertel, American lawyer and politician (b. 1937)
2015
Ron Hynes, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
2015
Korrie Layun Rampan, Indonesian author, poet, and critic (b. 1953)
2015
Mal Whitfield, American runner and diplomat (b. 1924)
2014
Roy Bhaskar, English philosopher and academic (b. 1944)
2014
Jeremiah Coffey, Irish-Australian bishop (b. 1933)
2014
Pete Harman, American businessman (b. 1919)
2014
Richard A. Jensen, American theologian, author, and academic (b. 1934)
2014
Gholam Hossein Mazloumi, Iranian footballer and manager (b. 1950)
2014
Mike Nichols, German-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1931)
2013
Babe Birrer, American baseball player (b. 1928)
2013
Dora Dougherty Strother, American pilot and academic (b. 1921)
2013
Ray Gosling, English journalist, author, and activist (b. 1939)
2013
Frederick Sanger, English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
2013
Charlotte Zolotow, American author and poet (b. 1915)
2012
John Hefin, Welsh director and producer (b. 1941)
2012
Shiro Miya, Japanese singer-songwriter (b. 1943)
2012
Warren Rudman, American lawyer and politician (b. 1930)
2012
Boris Strugatskiy, Russian author (b. 1933)
2011
Ömer Lütfi Akad, Turkish director and screenwriter (b. 1916)
2011
John Neville, English actor (b. 1925)
2011
Ruth Stone, American poet and author (b. 1915)
2010
Pat Burns, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1952)
2009
Johnny Delgado, Filipino actor (b. 1948)
2007
Kevin DuBrow, American singer-songwriter (b. 1955)
2007
Mike Gregory, English rugby player and coach (b. 1964)
2005
Erik Balling, Danish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1924)
2005
Steve Belichick, American football player, coach and scout (b. 1919)
2004
George Canseco, Filipino journalist and composer (b. 1934)
2004
Piet Esser, Dutch sculptor and academic (b. 1914)
2004
Helmut Griem, German actor and director (b. 1932)
2004
Trina Schart Hyman, American author and illustrator (b. 1939)
2004
Terry Melcher, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1942)
2004
John Vane, English pharmacologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1927)
2003
Ian Geoghegan, Australian race car driver (b. 1940)
2001
Marcelle Ferron, Canadian painter and stained glass artist (b. 1924)
1999
Alexander Liberman, Russian-American artist and publisher (b. 1912)
1998
Ted Fujita, Japanese-American meteorologist and academic (b. 1920)
1998
Alan J. Pakula, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
1998
Bernard Thompson, English director and producer (b. 1926)
1992
Bobby Russell, American singer-songwriter (b. 1941)
1992
Diane Varsi, American actress (b. 1938)
1991
Reggie Nalder, Austrian-American actor (b. 1907)
1990
Sun Li-jen, Chinese general and politician (b. 1900)
1989
Grant Adcox, American race car driver (b. 1950)
1988
Christina Onassis, American-Greek businesswoman (b. 1950)
1988
Peggy Parish, American author (b. 1927)
1985
Stepin Fetchit, American actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1907)
1985
Juan Arvizu, Mexican lyric opera tenor and bolero vocalist (b. 1900)
1983
Tom Evans, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1947)
1976
Basil Spence, Indian-Scottish architect and academic, designed the Coventry Cathedral (b. 1907)
1975
Roger D. Branigin, American colonel, lawyer, and politician, 42nd Governor of Indiana (b. 1902)
1975
Rudolf Kinau, Low German writer (b. 1887)
1975
Francisco Franco, Spanish general and dictator, Prime Minister of Spain (b. 1892)
1975
Elizabeth Taylor (novelist), English novelist, (b. 1912)
1974
George Brunies, American trombonist (b. 1902)
1974
Louise Fitzhugh, American author and illustrator (b. 1928)
1970
Lewis Sargent, American actor (b. 1903)
1967
Charles J. Watters, American priest and soldier, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1927)
1963
Carmen Boni, Italian-French actress (b. 1901)
1963
Henry B. Richardson, American archer (b. 1889)
1962
Grigol Robakidze, Georgian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1882)
1960
Phyllis Haver, American actress (b. 1899)
1959
Joseph Charbonneau, Canadian archbishop (b. 1892)
1956
Francis L. Sullivan, English-American actor (b. 1903)
1955
Marquis James, American journalist and author (b. 1891)
1954
Walter Bartley Wilson, English footballer and manager (b. 1870)
1950
Aage Redal, Danish actor (b. 1891)
1949
James Ensor, Belgian painter (b. 1860)
1943
Miyagiyama Fukumatsu, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 29th Yokozuna (b. 1895)
1942
Bruno Schulz, Polish painter and critic (b. 1892)
1938
Lev Shestov, Ukrainian-Russian philosopher and theologian (b. 1866)
1931
Xu Zhimo, Chinese poet and translator (b. 1897)
1928
Jeanne Bérangère, French actress (b. 1864)
1924
Thomas H. Ince, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1882)
1918
Joseph F. Smith, American religious leader, 6th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1838)
1915
Joe Hill, Swedish-born American labor activist (b. 1879)
1910
Wilhelm Rudolph Fittig, German chemist (b. 1835)
1897
William Seymour Tyler, American historian and academic (b. 1810)
1887
Emma Lazarus, American poet (b. 1849)
1883
Carl Wilhelm Siemens, German-English engineer (b. 1823)
1868
Ivane Andronikashvili, Georgian general (b. 1798)
1850
Richard Mentor Johnson, American colonel, lawyer, and politician, 9th Vice President of the United States (b. 1780)
1828
Franz Schubert, Austrian pianist and composer (b. 1797)
1822
Johann Georg Tralles, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1763)
1810
Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer and choreographer (b. 1725)
1804
Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi, Italian composer (b. 1728)
1798
Wolfe Tone, Irish general (b. 1763)
1785
Bernard de Bury, French harpsichord player and composer (b. 1720)
1773
James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish soldier and politician (b. 1722)
1772
William Nelson, American politician, Colonial Governor of Virginia (b. 1711)
1723
Antoine Nompar de Caumont, French courtier and soldier (b. 1632)
1703
Man in the Iron Mask, French prisoner
1692
Thomas Shadwell, English poet and playwright (b. 1642)
1679
Roger Conant, Massachusetts governor (b. 1592)
1672
John Wilkins, English bishop and philosopher (b. 1614)
1665
Nicolas Poussin, French-Italian painter (b. 1594)
1649
Caspar Schoppe, German scholar and author (b. 1576)
1630
Johann Schein, German singer and composer (b. 1586)
1581
Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich of Russia (b. 1554)
1577
Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese daimyō (b. 1510)
1557
Bona Sforza, Italian wife of Sigismund I the Old (b. 1494)
1481
Anne de Mowbray, 8th Countess of Norfolk (b. 1472)
1350
Raoul II of Brienne, Count of Eu
1298
Mechtilde, Saxon saint (b. c. 1240)
1288
Rudolf I, Margrave of Baden-Baden (b. 1230)
1092
Malik-Shah I, Seljuk Sultan
1034
Theodoric II, Margrave of Lower Lusatia (b. c. 990)
930
Yan Keqiu, Chinese chief strategist
498
Pope Anastasius II
496
Pope Gelasius I

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