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On This Day in History:  November 20

November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 41 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Here's how much the average person spends on the lottery in every state. In the United States, lottery ticket spending is not the same across all states, and in some parts of the country, Americans appear much more willing to spend in the hopes of hitting the jackpot. 
2019
California man who stole roommate's $10 million lottery ticket received 8-month jail sentence. A 36-year-old Vacaville, California, man who police say stole his roommate's lottery ticket worth $10 million in late 2018 struck a plea deal earlier this year and was sentenced to eight months in Solano County Jail.
2018
Mega Millions winner selling $26M mansion due to son's health says the home has been a 'blessing'. A California Mega Millions lottery winner is selling his $26 million southern California compound and is ready to downsize.
2017
Russian retiree wins country's biggest lottery jackpot ever. Russia's state-run lottery company Stoloto says a retiree has won more than half a billion rubles (US$8.5 million), the country's largest-ever jackpot.
2016
$359 MILLION: Powerball jackpot heats up. As Winter approaches and temperatures cool throughout much of the United States, the multi-state Powerball lottery game is trying to keep things hot.
2014
Northern Ireland woman wins life-changing £12.9M EuroMillions jackpot. Mary Hamilton of Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland is celebrating winning £12,935,936.30 (US$20.3 million) in the multi-country EuroMillions lottery game.
2013
$16 million Florida Powerball lottery ticket expires Thursday. A $16 million Powerball jackpot payout will expire if the Florida lottery player who bought the ticket does not claim the prize by Thursday.
2012
UK Lottery operator bids for Pennsylvania lottery. Pennsylvania received one bid in response to its search for a private manager to run the state's lottery system, officials announced Tuesday.
2008
Lawsuit filed against Western Canada Lottery. Regina lawyer Tony Merchant has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Western Canadian Lottery Corporation (WCLC) and the corresponding provincial agencies over scratch-and-win tickets.
2007
Outlook for online gambling in U.S. discussed at conference. On the heels of a House Judiciary Committee hearing on a bill proposing an independent study on the feasibility of legalizing and regulating online gambling, former Senator Alfonse D'Amato, chairman of Poker Players Alliance, said he expects the legalization of online poker in the United States within 18 months.
2007
N.M. Lottery introduces peppermint-scented holiday scratch game. The New Mexico Lottery last week introduced a new scratch game that is certain to be a hot gift item for lottery players this holiday season.
2007
N.M. Lottery signs 7-year contract with Intralot. The New Mexico Lottery awarded a contract last week to a Georgia company for a new computer system for operating the lottery.
2007
Wife sues husband for share of secret lottery winnings. A former beauty queen whose husband has kept about $600,000 in lottery winnings from her says she has a number for him: half. And Donna Campbell is suing her husband in her attempt to get it.
2003
Powerball Grows to $33 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $33 million, with a cash option of $17.8 million.
2003
$3M lottery win is ticket to retirement. Robert and Karen Hanson, Denville, New Jersey residents for more than 30 years, are the latest New Jersey couple to win the Pick 6 Lotto jackpot -- and the second consecutive jackpot winner from Morris County.
2003
GTECH scrutinized in bid for Tennessee lottery contracts. GTECH Corp., the lottery giant bidding for Tennessee contracts, has been praised for quick startups and leading technology, and criticized for aggressive lobbying and a series of missteps in the 1990s that led to the criminal conviction of one employee and culminated in an overhaul of top managers three years ago.
2003
Ohio Supreme Court upholds state joining multistate lottery. Ohio can participate legally in a multistate lottery but cant take profits from the lottery away from education, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a decision that largely favored the state.
2003
Texas Lottery Closes Five Claim Centers. The Texas Lottery Commission (TLC) has announced the closure of five claim centers to be effective January 30, 2004.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$374.1 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 23, 2016
2.$250 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2012
3.$208 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2019
4.$181 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2013
5.€162 Million
US$172.84 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2015
6.$139 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2018
6.$139 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2018
8.$134 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2017
9.$120 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2007
10.$106 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2017
11.€90 Million
US$99.48 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2019
12.$92 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2000
13.$86 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2008
14.$83 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2004
15.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2015
15.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2019
17.€66.04 Million
US$75.27 Million
Draw Date
Nov 20, 2018
18.€61.46 Million
US$72.14 Million
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2017
19.€60 Million
US$70.42 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2017
20.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2014
21.$61 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2008
22.€44 Million
US$58.29 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 26, 2010
23.$56.4 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 23, 1994
24.$54.8 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 1995
25.€41 Million
US$54.33 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 26, 2004

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1982
Saturday, Nov 20, 1982
37 years old
1982
Saturday, Nov 20, 1982
37 years old
1975
Thursday, Nov 20, 1975
44 years old
1975
Thursday, Nov 20, 1975
44 years old
1975
Thursday, Nov 20, 1975
44 years old
1975
Thursday, Nov 20, 1975
44 years old
1974
Wednesday, Nov 20, 1974
45 years old
1973
Tuesday, Nov 20, 1973
46 years old
1972
Monday, Nov 20, 1972
47 years old
1968
Wednesday, Nov 20, 1968
51 years old
1965
Saturday, Nov 20, 1965
54 years old
1963
Wednesday, Nov 20, 1963
56 years old
1963
Wednesday, Nov 20, 1963
56 years old
1961
Monday, Nov 20, 1961
58 years old
1960
Sunday, Nov 20, 1960
59 years old
1957
Wednesday, Nov 20, 1957
62 years old
1955
Sunday, Nov 20, 1955
64 years old
1954
Saturday, Nov 20, 1954
65 years old
1951
Tuesday, Nov 20, 1951
68 years old
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2017
The Georgia Dome in Atlanta is imploded.
2015
Following a hostage siege, at least 19 people are killed in Bamako, Mali.
2003
After the November 15 bombings, a second day of the 2003 Istanbul bombings occurs in Istanbul, Turkey, destroying the Turkish head office of HSBC Bank AS and the British consulate.
1998
A court in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan declares accused terrorist Osama bin Laden "a man without a sin" in regard to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
1998
Zarya - the first space station module component for the International Space Station was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
1996
A fire breaks out in an office building in Hong Kong, killing 41 people and injuring 81.
1994
The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign the Lusaka Protocol in Zambia, ending 19 years of civil war. (Localized fighting resumes the next year.)
1993
Savings and loan crisis: The United States Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of California senator Alan Cranston for his "dealings" with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating.
1992
In England, a fire breaks out in Windsor Castle, badly damaging the castle and causing over £50 million worth of damage.
1991
An AzerbaijaniMI-8 helicopter carrying 19 peacekeeping mission team with officials and journalists from Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan is shot down by Armenian military forces in Khojavend District of Azerbaijan.
1990
Andrei Chikatilo, one of the Soviet Union's most prolific serial killers, is arrested; he eventually confesses to 56 killings.
1989
Velvet Revolution: The number of protesters assembled in Prague, Czechoslovakia swells from 200,000 the day before to an estimated half-million.
1985
MicrosoftWindows 1.0 is released.
1980
Lake Peigneur drains into an underlying salt deposit. A misplaced Texaco oil probe had been drilled into the Diamond Crystal Salt Mine, causing water to flow down into the mine, eroding the edges of the hole.
1979
Grand Mosque seizure: About 200 Sunni Muslims revolt in Saudi Arabia at the site of the Kaaba in Mecca during the pilgrimage and take about 6000 hostages. The Saudi government receives help from Pakistani special forces to put down the uprising.
1977
Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes the first Arab leader to officially visit Israel, when he meets Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and speaks before the Knesset in Jerusalem, seeking a permanent peace settlement.
1974
The United States Department of Justice files its final anti-trust suit against AT&T Corporation. This suit later leads to the breakup of AT&T and its Bell System.
1974
The first fatal crash of a Boeing 747 occurs when Lufthansa Flight 540 crashes while attempting to takeoff from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, killing 59 out of the 157 people on board.
1969
Vietnam War: The Plain Dealer publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lai Massacre in Vietnam.
1969
Occupation of Alcatraz: Native American activists seize control of Alcatraz Island until being ousted by the U.S. Government on June 11, 1971.
1968
A total of 78 miners are killed in an explosion at the Consolidated Coal Company's No. 9 mine in Farmington, West Virginia in the Farmington Mine disaster.
1962
Cuban Missile Crisis ends: In response to the Soviet Union agreeing to remove its missiles from Cuba, U.S. President John F. Kennedy ends the quarantine of the Caribbean nation.
1959
The Declaration of the Rights of the Child is adopted by the United Nations.
1947
The Princess Elizabeth marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, who becomes the Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey in London.
1945
Nuremberg trials: Trials against 24 Naziwar criminals start at the Palace of Justice at Nuremberg.
1943
World War II: Battle of Tarawa (Operation Galvanic) begins: United States Marines land on Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands and suffer heavy fire from Japanese shore guns and machine guns.
1940
World War II: Hungary becomes a signatory of the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis powers.
1936
José Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange, is killed by a republican execution squad.
1917
World War I: Battle of Cambrai begins: British forces make early progress in an attack on German positions but are later pushed back.
1910
Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero issues the Plan de San Luis Potosí, denouncing Mexican President Porfirio Díaz, calling for a revolution to overthrow the government of Mexico, effectively starting the Mexican Revolution.
1861
American Civil War: A secession ordinance is filed by Kentucky's Confederate government.
1845
Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata: Battle of Vuelta de Obligado.
1820
An 80-ton sperm whale attacks and sinks the Essex (a whaling ship from Nantucket, Massachusetts) 2,000 miles from the western coast of South America. (Herman Melville's 1851 novel Moby-Dick is in part inspired by this story.)
1805
Beethoven's only opera, Fidelio, premieres in Vienna.
1789
New Jersey becomes the first U.S. state to ratify the Bill of Rights.
1776
American Revolutionary War: British forces land at the Palisades and then attack Fort Lee. The Continental Army starts to retreat across New Jersey.
1739
Start of the Battle of Porto Bello between British and Spanish forces during the War of Jenkins' Ear.
1695
Zumbi, the last of the leaders of Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil, is executed by the forces of Portuguese bandeiranteDomingos Jorge Velho - an event nowadays commemorated in Black Awareness Day.
1407
A truce between John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed upon under the auspices of John, Duke of Berry. Orléans would be assassinated three days later by Burgundy.
1194
Palermo is conquered by Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor.
762
During the An Shi Rebellion, the Tang dynasty, with the help of Huihe tribe, recaptures Luoyang from the rebels.
284
Diocletian is chosen as Roman emperor.

Births On This Day

2002
Madisyn Shipman, American actress
2000
Connie Talbot, English singer-songwriter
1997
Levi Garcia, Trinidadian footballer
1996
David Concha, Spanish footballer
1996
Jack Harrison, English professional footballer
1996
Blaž Janc, Slovenian handballer
1996
Denis Zakaria, Swiss footballer
1995
Théo Bongonda, Belgian footballer
1995
Iván Garcia, Spanish cyclist
1995
Shaolin Sándor Liu, Hungarian short track speed skater
1995
Kyle Snyder, American wrestler
1994
Timothy Kitum, Kenyan middle distance runner
1993
Junior Paulo, New Zealand rugby league player
1993
Sanjin Prcić, Bosnian footballer
1993
Anna Prugova, Russian ice hockey player
1993
Sumire Satō, Japanese singer and actress
1992
Amit Guluzade, Azerbaijani footballer
1992
Zoltán Harcsa, Hungarian boxer
1992
Maiha Ishimura, Japanese singer and actress
1992
Kristiina Mäkelä, Finnish triple jumper
1992
Gaku Matsuda, Japanese actor
1992
Jenna Prandini, American track and field athlete
1992
Brayan Ramirez, Colombian cyclist
1992
Freddie Veseli, Albanian footballer
1991
Irene Esser, Venezuelan actress and model
1991
Grant Hanley, Scottish footballer
1991
Anthony Knockaert, French footballer
1991
Yvonne Leuko, Cameroonian footballer
1991
Christian Lindell, Brazilian tennis player
1991
Tim Simona, New Zealand rugby league player
1990
Haley Anderson, American swimmer
1990
Mark Christian, Manx cyclist
1990
Aleksandra Król, Polish snowboarder
1990
Slobodan Medojević, Serbian footballer
1990
Nzuzi Toko, Congolese footballer
1989
Artak Dashyan, Armenian footballer
1989
Babita Kumari, Indian wrestler
1989
Cody Linley, American actor and singer
1989
Agon Mehmeti, Swedish footballer
1989
Jonas Mendes, Bissau-Guinean footballer
1989
Sergei Polunin, Ukrainian ballet dancer
1989
Eduardo Vargas, Chilean footballer
1989
Dmitry Zhitnikov, Russian handballer
1988
Marie-Laure Brunet, French biathlete
1988
Aya Medany, Egyptian modern pentathlete.
1988
Max Pacioretty, American ice hockey player
1988
Roberto Rosales, Venezuelan footballer
1988
Dariga Shakimova, Kazakhstani boxer
1988
Dušan Tadić, Serbian footballer
1988
Rhys Wakefield, Australian actor and director
1987
Amelia Rose Blaire, American actress
1987
Andrew Driver, English footballer
1987
Ben Hamer, English footballer
1987
Mylène Lazare, French swimmer
1987
Kou Lei, Ukrainian table tennis player
1987
Nathan Lyon, Australian cricketer
1987
Joëlle Numainville, Canadian cyclist
1987
Christoph Pfingsten, German cyclist
1987
Valdet Rama, Albanian footballer
1987
Gina Stechert, German alpine skier
1986
Josh Carter, American basketball player
1986
Edder Delgado, Honduran footballer
1986
Ashley Fink, American actress and singer
1986
Kōhei Horikoshi, Japanese manga artist
1986
Özer Hurmacı, Turkish footballer
1986
William Fernando da Silva, Brazilian footballer
1986
Oliver Sykes, English singer-songwriter
1986
Bartolomé Salvá Vidal, Spanish tennis player
1986
Koudai Tsukakoshi, Japanese race car driver
1985
Juan Cruz Álvarez, Argentinian race car driver
1985
Eric Boateng, British basketball player
1985
Dan Byrd, American actor
1985
Muhamed Demiri, Macedonian footballer
1985
Greg Holland, American baseball player
1985
Maria Mukhortova, Russian skater
1985
Heinrich Schmidtgal, Kazakhstani footballer
1985
Themistoklis Tzimopoulos, Greek New Zealander footballer
1985
Aaron Yan, Taiwanese actor and singer
1984
Ali, South Korean singer
1984
Halley Feiffer, American actress and playwright
1984
Kévin Hecquefeuille, French ice hockey player
1984
Justin Hoyte, English footballer
1984
Jeremy Jordan, American actor
1984
Cartier Martin, American basketball player
1984
Nelson Sebastián Maz, Uruguayan footballer
1984
Sherjill MacDonald, Dutch footballer
1984
Moe Meguro, Japanese curler
1984
Ferdinando Monfardini, Italian race car driver
1984
Florencia Mutio, Argentine field hockey player
1984
Stéphane N'Guéma, Gabonese footballer
1984
Naoya Tamura, Japanese footballer
1984
Monique van der Vorst, Dutch cyclist
1984
Lee Yun-yeol, South Korean gamer
1983
Future, American rapper
1983
Dele Aiyenugba, Nigerian footballer
1983
Mónika Kovacsicz, Hungarian handballer
1982
Stephen Ademolu, Canadian footballer
1982
Bobby Creekwater, American rapper
1982
Dương Hồng Sơn, Vietnamese footballer
1982
Rémi Mathis, French historian and curator
1982
Shermine Shahrivar, Iranian model
1982
Margo Stilley, American actress and writer
1982
Gregor Urbas, Slovenian figure skater
1982
Israel Villaseñor, Mexican footballer
1981
Carlos Boozer, American basketball player
1981
Espen Hoff, Norwegian footballer
1981
Yuko Kavaguti, Japanese ice skater
1981
Ye Li, Chinese basketball player
1981
Andrea Riseborough, English actress
1981
İbrahim Toraman, Turkish footballer
1981
Orsolya Tóth, Hungarian actress
1981
Kimberley Walsh, English singer-songwriter and actress
1980
Dilnaz Akhmadieva, Kazakhstani singer and actress
1980
James Chambers, English footballer
1980
Eiko Koike, Japanese actress
1980
Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym, Thai boxer
1980
Marek Krejčí, Slovak footballer (d. 2007)
1980
Ana Caterina Morariu, Romanian-Italian actress
1980
Christian Obrist, Italian middle distance runner
1980
Eoin Reddan, Irish rugby union player
1980
Martina Suchá, Slovakian tennis player
1979
Maree Bowden, New Zealand netball player
1979
Dmitri Bulykin, Russian footballer
1979
Kateryna Burmistrova, Ukrainian wrestler
1979
Naide Gomes, Portuguese heptathlete and long jumper
1979
Joseph Hallman, American composer and academic
1979
Anastasiya Kapachinskaya, Russian sprint athlete
1979
Hassan Mostafa, Egyptian footballer
1979
Jacob Pitts, American actor
1979
Shalini, Indian actress
1979
Arpad Sterbik, Serbian handball player
1978
Jean-François Bedenik, French footballer and coach
1978
Freya Lim, Taiwanese-Malaysian singer and radio host
1978
Kéné Ndoye, Senegalese track and fielder
1978
Nadine Velazquez, American actress and model
1977
Rudy Charles, American wrestling referee
1977
Mikhail Ivanov, Russian cross-country skier
1977
Daniel Svensson, Swedish drummer and producer
1977
Josh Turner, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1976
Mohamed Barakat, Egyptian footballer
1976
Beto, Brazilian footballer
1976
DeJuan Collins, American basketball player
1976
Dominique Dawes, American gymnast and actress
1976
Laura Harris, Canadian actress
1976
Adrián Hernán González, Argentine footballer
1976
Harold Jamison, American basketball player
1976
Tusshar Kapoor, Indian Bollywood actor and producer
1976
Pascal Roller, German basketball player
1976
Francisco Rufete, Spanish footballer
1976
Nebojša Stefanović, Serbian politician
1976
Doug Viney, New Zealand boxer
1976
Atsushi Yoneyama, Japanese footballer
1976
Ji Yun-nam, North Korean footballer
1975
Mengke Bateer, Chinese Inner Mongolian basketball player
1975
Dierks Bentley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1975
Ryan Bowen, American basketball player and coach
1975
J. D. Drew, American baseball player
1975
Joshua Gomez, American actor
1975
Sébastien Hamel, French footballer
1975
Davey Havok, American singer-songwriter
1974
Daniela Anschütz-Thoms, German speed skater
1974
Jason Faunt, American actor
1974
Florian David Fitz, German actor, screenwriter and director
1974
Drew Ginn, Australian rower
1974
Claudio Husain, Argentine footballer
1974
Jon Knudsen, Norwegian footballer
1973
Angelica Bridges, American actress and singer
1973
Fabio Galante, Italian footballer
1973
Neil Hodgson, English motorcycle racer and sportscaster
1973
Masaya Honda, Japanese footballer
1972
Johan Åkerman, Swedish ice hockey player
1972
Jérôme Alonzo, French footballer
1972
Ed Benes, Brazilian comic book artist
1972
Paulo Figueiredo, Angolan footballer
1972
Corinne Niogret, French biathlete
1972
Skander Souayah, Tunisian footballer
1972
Tatiana Turanskaya, Transnistrian politician
1971
Mike Dunn, English snooker player
1971
Joey Galloway, American football player and sportscaster
1971
Joel McHale, American comedian, actor, and producer
1970
Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates
1970
Matt Blunt, American lieutenant and politician, 54th Governor of Missouri
1970
Phife Dawg, American rapper (A Tribe Called Quest) (d. 2016)
1970
Delia Gonzalez, American boxer
1970
Stéphane Houdet, French wheelchair tennis player
1970
Geoffrey Keezer, American pianist and educator
1970
Sabrina Lloyd, American actress
1969
Jimmy Blandon, Ecuadorian footballer
1969
Kristian Ghedina, Italian alpine ski racer
1969
Chris Harris, New Zealand cricketer
1969
Wolfgang Stark, German football referee
1969
Callie Thorne, American actress and producer
1968
James Dutton, American astronaut
1968
Andrei Kharlov, Russian chess player
1968
Paul Scheuring, American screenwriter and director
1968
David Einhorn, American hedge fund manager
1968
Jeff Tarango, American tennis player
1967
Chris Childs, American basketball player
1967
Stuart Ripley, English footballer
1967
Teoman, Turkish singer
1966
Neil Broad, British tennis player
1966
Kevin Gilbert, American singer-songwriter and musician (d. 1996)
1966
Terry Lovejoy, Australian information technologist
1966
Štefan Svitek, Slovak basketball coach
1966
Jill Thompson, American author and illustrator
1965
Mike D, American rapper and drummer (Beastie Boys and The Latch Brothers)
1965
Nigel Gibbs, English footballer and coach
1965
Yehuda Glick, American-Israeli Orthodox rabbi
1965
Amos Mansdorf, Israeli tennis player
1965
Takeshi Kusao, Japanese actor and singer
1965
Jimmy Vasser, American race car driver
1965
Yoshiki, Japanese musician
1964
Katharina Böhm, Austrian actress
1964
Boris Dežulović, Croatian journalist and author
1964
Andriy Kalashnykov, Ukrainian wrestler
1964
John MacLean, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1963
Tim Gavin, Australian rugby player
1963
Timothy Gowers, English mathematician and academic
1963
Beezie Madden, American show jumper
1963
Ming-Na Wen, Chinese-American actress
1962
Paul Birch, English footballer
1962
Živko Budimir, Bosnian politician
1962
Polona Dornik, Yugoslav and Slovenian basketball player
1962
Gail Ann Dorsey, American musician
1962
Chris Foy, English football referee
1962
Rajkumar Hirani, Indian director
1962
Abderrazak Khairi, Moroccan footballer
1962
Peng Liyuan, wife of Xi Jinping
1962
Gerardo Martino, Argentine footballer
1961
Jim Brickman, American singer-songwriter and pianist
1961
Pierre Hermé, French pastry chef and chocolatier
1961
Phil Joanou, American director
1961
Dave Watson, English footballer and manager
1961
Petra Wenzel, Liechtenstein alpine skier
1960
Ye Jiangchuan, Chinese chess player
1960
Ozell Jones, American basketball player (d. 2006)
1959
Raffi Hovannisian, American-born Armenian politician
1959
Diane James, British politician
1959
Mario Martone, Italian director and screenwriter
1959
James McGovern, American lawyer and politician
1959
Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, German prelate of the Catholic Church and theologian
1959
Sean Young, American actress and dancer
1958
Rickson Gracie, Brazilian mixed martial artist and choreographer
1957
Stefan Bellof, German race car driver (d. 1985)
1957
John Eriksen, Danish footballer (d. 2002)
1957
Jean-Marc Furlan, French football manager
1957
Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria
1956
Bo Derek, American actress and producer
1955
Angela Finocchiaro, Italian actress
1955
Toshio Matsuura, Japanese footballer
1955
Ray Ozzie, American software industry entrepreneur
1954
Richard Brooker, English actor and stuntman (d. 2013)
1954
Antonina Koshel, Soviet artistic gymnast
1954
Frank Marino, Canadian guitarist and singer-songwriter
1954
Bin Shimada, Japanese voice actor
1953
Halid Bešlić, Bosnian musician and singer
1953
Greg Gibson, American wrestler
1953
Fábio Jr., Brazilian singer-songwriter and actor
1952
John Van Boxmeer, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1951
Rodger Bumpass, American actor and singer
1951
León Gieco, Argentine folk rock singer and interpreter
1951
Aleksey Spiridonov, Soviet footballer (d. 1998)
1951
David Walters, American businessman and politician, 24th Governor of Oklahoma
1950
Jacqueline Gourault, French politician
1950
Gary Green, British musician
1949
Jeff Dowd, American film producer and activist
1949
Thelma Drake, American politician
1949
Ulf Lundell, Swedish writer and composer
1949
Juha Mieto, Finnish cross-country skier
1949
Nené, Portuguese footballer
1948
John R. Bolton, American lawyer and diplomat, 25th United States Ambassador to the United Nations
1948
Park Chul-soo, South Korean director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
1948
Barbara Hendricks, American-Swedish soprano and actress
1948
Richard Masur, American actor and director
1948
Gunnar Nilsson, Swedish race car driver (d. 1978)
1948
Kenjiro Shinozuka, Japanese race car driver
1947
Nurlan Balgimbayev, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan (d. 2015)
1947
Eli Ben Rimoz, Israeli footballer
1947
Joe Walsh, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
1946
Duane Allman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1971)
1946
Algimantas Butnorius, Lithuanian chess Grandmaster (d. 2017)
1946
Patriarch Kirill of Moscow
1946
Samuel E. Wright, American actor, voice actor and singer
1945
Deborah Eisenberg, American writer, actress and teacher
1944
Louie Dampier, American basketball player and coach
1944
Wayne Maki, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1974)
1944
Anthea Stewart, Zimbabwean field hockey player
1943
David Douglas-Home, British businessman and politician
1943
Veronica Hamel, American actress and model
1943
Ivan Hrdlička, Czechoslovakian footballer
1943
Suze Rotolo, American artist, and former girlfriend of Bob Dylan
1942
Joe Biden, American lawyer and politician, 47th Vice President of the United States
1942
Robert Costanzo, American actor, director, and producer
1942
Bob Einstein, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2019)
1942
Norman Greenbaum, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1942
Meredith Monk, American composer and choreographer
1942
Paulos Faraj Rahho, Chaldean Catholic Archeparch of Mosul (d. 2008)
1941
Oliver Sipple, U.S. Marine and Vietnam War veteran (d. 1989)
1940
Wendy Doniger, American indologist
1940
Helma Sanders-Brahms, German director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
1940
Ediz Hun, Turkish actor and politician
1940
Arieh Warshel, Israeli-American biochemist and biophysicist
1939
Jerry Colangelo, American businessman
1939
Copi, Argentine writer and artist (d. 1987)
1939
Dick Smothers, American actor and comedian
1939
Jan Szczepański, Polish boxer (d. 2017)
1938
Colin Fox, Canadian actor
1937
René Kollo, German tenor
1937
Ruth Laredo, American pianist and educator (d. 2005)
1937
Eero Mäntyranta, Finnish skier (d. 2013)
1937
Bruno Mealli, Italian cyclist
1937
Viktoriya Tokareva, Russian author and screenwriter
1936
Hans van Abeelen, Dutch geneticist (d. 1998)
1936
Don DeLillo, American novelist, essayist, and playwright
1936
Luciano Fabro, Italian sculptor and artist (d. 2007)
1936
Charles R. Larson, American admiral (d. 2014)
1935
Leo Falcam, Micronesian politician and 5th President of Micronesia (d. 2018)
1935
Imre Makovecz, Hungarian architect (d. 2011)
1934
Paco Ibáñez, Spanish singer and musician
1934
Lev Polugaevsky, Soviet Chess Grandmaster (d. 1995)
1932
Richard Dawson, English-American actor and game show host (d. 2012)
1932
Yorozuya Kinnosuke, Japanese kabuki actor (d. 1997)
1932
Sándor Mátrai, Hungarian footballer (d. 2002)
1932
Paulo Valentim, Brazilian footballer (d. 1984)
1932
Colville Young, Governor-General of Belize
1931
Wayne Moore, American swimmer (d. 2015)
1930
Christine Arnothy, French writer (d. 2015)
1930
Aarón Hernán, Mexican actor
1930
Bernard Horsfall, English-Scottish actor (d. 2013)
1930
Choe Yong-rim, North Korean Premier
1929
Jerry Hardin, American actor
1929
Raymond Lefèvre, French composer (d. 2008)
1929
Gabriel Ochoa Uribe, Colombian footballer
1929
Ron Willey, Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 2004)
1928
Aleksey Batalov, Russian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2017)
1928
Franklin Cover, American actor (d. 2006)
1928
Pedro Ferrándiz, Spanish basketball coach
1928
John Disley, Welsh athlete (d. 2016)
1928
Pete Rademacher, American boxer
1928
Genrikh Sapgir, Russian writer (d. 1999)
1927
Vakhtang Balavadze, Georgian wrestler (d. 2018)
1927
Ed Freeman, American soldier and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2008)
1927
Estelle Parsons, American actress and director
1927
Wolfgang Schreyer, German writer (d. 2017)
1927
Mikhail Ulyanov, Soviet and Russian actor (d. 2007)
1926
John Gardner, English soldier and author (d. 2007)
1926
Tôn Thất Đính, Vietnamese general (d. 2013)
1926
Édouard Leclerc, French businessman and entrepreneur (d. 2012)
1926
Miroslav Tichý, Czech photographer (d. 2011)
1925
June Christy, American singer (d. 1990)
1925
Robert F. Kennedy, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 64th United States Attorney General (d. 1968)
1925
Maya Plisetskaya, Russian-Lithuanian ballerina, choreographer, actress, and director (d. 2015)
1924
Karen Harup, Danish swimmer (d. 2009)
1924
Timothy Evans, (d. 1950)
1924
Benoit Mandelbrot, Polish-American mathematician and economist (d. 2010)
1924
Michael Riffaterre, French literary critic and theorist (d. 2006)
1924
Henk Vredeling, Dutch agronomist and politician, Dutch Minister of Defence (d. 2007)
1923
Gunnar Åkerlund, Swedish sprint canoer (d. 2006)
1923
Danny Dayton, American actor and director (d. 1999)
1923
Tonino Delli Colli, Italian cinematographer (d. 2005)
1923
Nadine Gordimer, South African novelist, short story writer, and activist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2014)
1921
Jim Garrison, American lawyer and judge (d. 1992)
1920
Douglas Dick, American actor and psychologist (d. 2015)
1919
Alan Brown, English race car driver (d. 2004)
1919
Phyllis Thaxter, American actress (d. 2012)
1918
Corita Kent, American nun, illustrator, and educator (d. 1986)
1918
Dora Ratjen, German high jumper (d. 2008)
1917
Robert Byrd, American lawyer and politician (d. 2010)
1917
Leonard Jimmie Savage, American mathematician (d. 1971)
1917
Erich Leo Lehmann, American statistician (d. 2009)
1917
Bobby Locke, South African golfer (d. 1987)
1916
Charles E. Osgood, American psychologist (d. 1991)
1916
Michael J. Ingelido, American general (d. 2015)
1916
Evelyn Keyes, American actress (d. 2008)
1916
Donald T. Campbell, American social scientist (d. 1996)
1915
Kon Ichikawa, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2008)
1915
Hu Yaobang, Chinese politician (d. 1989)
1914
Emilio Pucci, Italian fashion designer and politician (d. 1992)
1914
Kurt Lundqvist, Swedish high jumper (d. 1976)
1913
Franz Berghammer, Austrian field handballer (d. 1944)
1913
Charles Berlitz, American linguist (d. 2003)
1913
Charles Bettelheim, French Marxian economist and historian (d. 2006)
1913
Judy Canova, American actress and comedian (d. 1983)
1913
Kostas Choumis, Greek footballer (d. 1981)
1913
Russell Rouse, American screenwriter, director and producer (d. 1987)
1913
Libertas Schulze-Boysen, German opponent of the Nazis (d. 1942)
1913
Yakov Zak, Soviet pianist (d. 1976)
1912
Enrique Garcia, Argentine footballer (d. 1969)
1912
Otto von Habsburg, the last Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary (d. 2011)
1911
Eduard Kainberger, Austrian footballer (d. 1974)
1911
David Seymour, Polish photographer (d. 1956)
1911
Jean Shiley, American high jumper (d. 1998)
1911
Rupert Weinstabl, Austrian sprint canoeist (d. 1953)
1911
Paul Zielinski, German footballer (d. 1966)
1910
Willem Jacob van Stockum, Dutch mathematician, pilot, and academic (d. 1944)
1910
Pauli Murray, American civil rights activist, women's rights activist, lawyer, Episcopal priest, and author (d. 1985)
1909
John Berger, Swiss cross-country skier (d. 2002)
1909
Vicente Feola, Brazilian football manager and coach (d. 1975)
1909
Piero Gherardi, Italian costume and set designer (d. 1971)
1909
Samand Siabandov, Soviet Red Army writer (d. 1989)
1908
Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine, the youngest son of Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (d. 1968)
1908
Alistair Cooke, British-American journalist and author (d. 2004)
1908
Jenő Vincze, Hungarian footballer (d. 1988)
1907
Fran Allison, American entertainer (d. 1989)
1907
Mihai Beniuc, Romanian socialist and writer (d. 1988)
1907
Henri-Georges Clouzot, French film director, screenwriter and producer (d. 1977)
1906
Vera Tanner, English swimmer (d. 1971)
1905
Minoo Masani, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 1998)
1904
Arnold Gartmann, Swiss bobsledder (d. 1980)
1903
Alexandra Danilova, Russian-American ballerina and choreographer (d. 1997)
1902
Gianpiero Combi, Italian footballer (d. 1956)
1902
Erik Eriksen, Danish politician (d. 1972)
1902
Nâzım Hikmet, Turkish writer and director (d. 1963)
1902
Heini Meng, Swiss ice hockey player
1902
Jean Painlevé, French photographer and filmmaker (d. 1989)
1902
Philipp Schmitt, German officer of the Schutzstaffel (d. 1950)
1901
José Leandro Andrade, Uruguayan footballer (d. 1957)
1900
Florieda Batson, American hurdler, captain of the United States team at the 1922 Women's Olympics (d. 1996)
1900
Helen Bradley, English painter (d. 1979)
1900
Chester Gould, American cartoonist and author, created Dick Tracy (d. 1985)
1899
Alicja Kotowska, Polish nun (d. 1939)
1898
Richmond Landon, American high jumper (d. 1971)
1898
Adrian Piotrovsky, Russian dramaturge (d. 1937)
1898
Alberto Suppici, Uruguayan football coach (d. 1981)
1897
Germaine Krull, German photographer and political activist (d. 1985)
1896
Chiyono Hasegawa, Japanese supercentenarian (d. 2001)
1896
Carl Mayer, Austrian-Jewish screenplay writer (d. 1944)
1895
Pierre Cot, French politician (d. 1977)
1894
Johann Nikuradse, Georgian-born German engineer and physicist (d. 1979)
1893
André Bloch, French mathematician (d. 1948)
1893
Grace Darmond, Canadian-American actress (d. 1963)
1892
James Collip, Canadian biochemist and academic, co-discovered insulin (d. 1965)
1891
Reginald Denny, English actor (d. 1967)
1890
Robert Armstrong, American actor (d. 1973)
1890
Harald Madsen, Danish actor (d. 1949)
1890
Lauri Tanner, Finnish gymnast (d. 1950)
1889
Edwin Hubble, American astronomer and cosmologist (d. 1953)
1888
Dennis Fenton, American sports shooter (d. 1954)
1887
Jean Ducret, French footballer
1886
Robert Hunter, American golfer (d. 1971)
1886
Karl von Frisch, Austrian-German ethologist and zoologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1982)
1886
Alexandre Stavisky, French financier and embezzler (d. 1934)
1885
George Holley, English footballer (d. 1942)
1885
Kaarlo Vasama, Finnish gymnast (d. 1926)
1884
Norman Thomas, American minister and politician (d. 1968)
1883
Edwin August, American actor and director
1883
Tony Gaudio, Italian American cinematographer (d. 1951)
1882
Ernestas Galvanauskas, Lithuanian engineer and politician (d. 1967)
1881
Irakli Tsereteli, Georgian politician (d. 1959)
1880
Walter Brack, German swimmer (d. 1919)
1877
Herbert Pitman, English sailor (d. 1961)
1876
Rudolf Koch, German designer (d. 1934)
1875
Friedrich Werner von der Schulenburg, German diplomat (d. 1944)
1874
James Michael Curley, American lawyer, politician, 53rd Governor of Massachusetts, and criminal (d. 1958)
1873
Ramón Castillo, Argentine politician (d. 1944)
1873
William Coblentz, American physicist (d. 1962)
1873
Georges Caussade, French composer (d. 1936)
1873
Daniel Gregory Mason, American composer and music critic (d. 1953)
1871
William Heard Kilpatrick, American pedagogue (d. 1965)
1871
Augusto Weberbauer, German naturalist (d. 1948)
1869
Zinaida Gippius, Russian writer and editor (d. 1945)
1869
Josaphata Hordashevska, Ukrainian Greek-Catholic nun (d. 1919)
1867
Patrick Joseph Hayes, American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church (d. 1938)
1867
Gustav Giemsa, German chemist and bacteriologist (d. 1948)
1866
Kenesaw Mountain Landis, American lawyer and judge (d. 1944)
1866
Maria Letizia Bonaparte, daughter of Prince Napoléon Bonaparte (d. 1926)
1864
Percy Cox, British Indian Army officer (d. 1937)
1862
Georges Palante, French philosopher and sociologist (d. 1925)
1862
Edvard Westermarck, Finnish philosopher and sociologist (d. 1939)
1861
Camillo Laurenti, Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church (d. 1938)
1860
José Figueroa Alcorta, President of Argentina, (d. 1931)
1858
Selma Lagerlöf, Swedish author and educator, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1940)
1857
Helena Westermarck, Finnish artist and writer (d. 1938)
1855
Josiah Royce, American philosopher (d. 1916)
1853
Oskar Potiorek, Austro-Hungarian Army officer (d. 1933)
1851
Mikhail Albov, Russian writer (d. 1911)
1851
John Merle Coulter, American botanist (d. 1928)
1851
Margherita of Savoy, Italian Queen consort (d. 1926)
1850
Joseph Samuel Bloch, Austrian rabbi and deputy (d. 1923)
1850
Charlotte Garrigue, wife of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
1841
Victor D'Hondt, Belgian mathematician, lawyer, and jurist (d. 1901)
1841
François Denys Légitime, Haitian general (d. 1935)
1841
Wilfrid Laurier, Canadian lawyer and politician, 7th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1919)
1834
Franjo Kuhač, Croatian conductor and composer (d. 1911)
1830
Mikhail Dragomirov, Russian general (1905)
1813
Franz Miklosich, Slovenian linguist and philologist (d. 1891)
1808
Albert Kazimirski de Biberstein, French orientalist (d. 1887)
1801
Mungo Ponton, Scottish inventor (d. 1880)
1794
Eduard Rüppell, German naturalist and explorer (d. 1884)
1788
Félix Varela, Cuban-born Roman Catholic priest (d. 1853)
1787
Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse, German firearms inventor and manufacturer (d. 1867)
1784
Marianne von Willemer, Austrian actress and dancer (d. 1860)
1783
Georgios Sinas, Greek entrepreneur and banker (d. 1856)
1782
Georgius Jacobus Johannes van Os, Dutch painter (d. 1861)
1781
Karl Friedrich Eichhorn, German captain and jurist (d. 1854)
1781
Bartolomeo Pinelli, Italian illustrator and engraver (d. 1835)
1776
Ignaz Schuppanzigh, Austrian violinist (d. 1830)
1761
Pope Pius VIII (d. 1830)
1755
Stanisław Kostka Potocki, Polish noble, politician and writer (d. 1821)
1753
Louis-Alexandre Berthier, 1st Prince of Wagram (d. 1815)
1752
Thomas Chatterton, English poet (d. 1770)
1750
Tipu Sultan, Indian ruler (d. 1799)
1748
Jean-François de Bourgoing, French diplomat, writer and translator (d. 1811)
1739
Jean-François de La Harpe, French writer and literary critic (d. 1803)
1737
José Antonio Alzate y Ramírez, Spanish-Mexican scientist and cartographer (d. 1799)
1733
Philip Schuyler, American general and senator (d. 1804)
1726
Oliver Wolcott, American politician (d. 1797)
1715
Pierre Charles Le Monnier, French astronomer (d. 1799)
1688
Gyeongjong of Joseon, 20th king of the Joseon Dynasty (d. 1724)
1660
Daniel Ernst Jablonski, Czech-German theologian and reformer (d. 1741)
1629
Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg (d. 1698)
1625
Paulus Potter, Dutch painter (d. 1654)
1620
Avvakum, Russian priest and saint (d. 1682)
1603
Fasilides, Ethiopian emperor (d. 1667)
1602
Otto von Guericke, German physicist and politician (d. 1686)
1545
Ernst Ludwig, Duke of Pomerania (d. 1592)
939
Emperor Taizong of Song (d. 997)
270
Maximinus II, Roman emperor (d. 313)

Deaths On This Day

2017
Peter Berling, German actor, film producer and writer (b. 1934)
2016
Gabriel Badilla, Costa Rican footballer (b. 1984)
2016
Gene Guarilia, American basketball player (b. 1937)
2016
Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, Greek statesman (b. 1926)
2016
William Trevor, Irish novelist, playwright, and short story writer (b. 1928)
2015
Keith Michell, Australian actor (b. 1926)
2015
Jim Perry, American-Canadian singer and game show host (b. 1933)
2015
Kitanoumi Toshimitsu, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 55th Yokozuna (b. 1953)
2014
Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba (b. 1926)
2013
Sylvia Browne, American author (b. 1936)
2013
Dieter Hildebrandt, Polish-German actor and screenwriter (b. 1927)
2012
Kaspars Astašenko, Latvian ice hockey player (b. 1975)
2012
William Grut, Swedish pentathlete (b. 1914)
2012
Pete La Roca, American jazz drummer (b. 1938)
2012
Ivan Kušan, Croatian writer (b. 1933)
2010
Chalmers Johnson, American author and scholar (b. 1931)
2009
Lino Lacedelli, Italian mountaineer (b. 1925)
2007
Kenneth S. Kleinknecht, NASA manager (b. 1919)
2007
Ian Smith, Rhodesian lieutenant and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Rhodesia (b. 1919)
2006
Robert Altman, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1925)
2006
Zoia Ceaușescu, Romanian mathematician and academic (b. 1950)
2006
Donald Hamilton, American author (b. 1916)
2005
Manouchehr Atashi, Iranian journalist and poet (b. 1931)
2005
James King, American tenor (b. 1925)
2005
Chris Whitley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1960)
2004
Ancel Keys, American physiologist (b. 1904)
2003
Robert Addie, English actor (b. 1960 )
2003
David Dacko, African educator and politician, 1st President of the Central African Republic (b. 1930)
2003
Eugene Kleiner, American businessman, co-founded Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (b. 1923)
2002
Kakhi Asatiani, Georgian footballer (b. 1947)
2000
Mike Muuss, American computer programmer, created Ping (b. 1958)
2000
Kalle Päätalo, Finnish author (b. 1919)
2000
Barbara Sobotta, Polish athlete (b. 1936)
1999
Amintore Fanfani, Italian journalist and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1908)
1998
Roland Alphonso, Jamaican saxophonist (b. 1931)
1998
Galina Starovoytova, Russian ethnographer and politician (b. 1946)
1997
Dick Littlefield, American baseball player (b. 1926)
1997
Robert Palmer, American saxophonist, producer, and author (b. 1945)
1995
Sergei Grinkov, Russian figure skater (b. 1967)
1995
Robie Macauley, American editor, novelist and critic (b. 1919)
1994
Jānis Krūmiņš, Latvian basketball player (b. 1930)
1992
Raul Renter, Estonian economist and chess player (b. 1920)
1989
Lynn Bari, American actress (b. 1913)
1984
Carlo Campanini, Italian actor, singer and comedian (b. 1904)
1984
Kristian Djurhuus, Faroese politician, 2nd Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (b. 1895)
1984
Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Pakistani journalist and poet (b. 1911)
1983
Marcel Dalio, French actor and playwright (b. 1900)
1983
Richard Loo, Chinese-American actor (b. 1903)
1980
John McEwen, Australian lawyer and politician, 18th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1900)
1978
Giorgio de Chirico, Greek-Italian painter and sculptor (b. 1888)
1978
Vasilisk Gnedov, Russian soldier and poet (b. 1890)
1976
Trofim Lysenko, Ukrainian-Russian biologist and agronomist (b. 1898)
1975
Francisco Franco, Spanish Fascist dictator (b. 1892)
1973
Allan Sherman, American actor, comedian, and producer (b. 1924)
1972
Ennio Flaiano, Italian writer and journalist (b. 1910)
1960
Ya'akov Cahan, Israeli writer and translator (b. 1881)
1959
Sylvia Lopez, French model and actress (b. 1933)
1957
Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Russian-Lithuanian painter and illustrator (b. 1875)
1954
Clyde Vernon Cessna, American pilot and engineer, founded the Cessna Aircraft Corporation (b. 1879)
1952
Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher and politician (b. 1866)
1950
Francesco Cilea, Italian composer (b. 1866)
1947
Wolfgang Borchert, German author and playwright (b. 1921)
1945
Francis William Aston, English chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
1944
Maria Jacobini, Italian actress (b. 1892)
1941
Elmar Muuk, Estonian linguist and author (b. 1901)
1940
Arturo Bocchini, Chief of Police under the Fascist regime of Benito Mussolini (b. 1880)
1940
Tim Coleman, English footballer (b. 1881)
1940
Robert Lane, Canadian footballer (b. 1882)
1938
Maud of Wales, queen of Norway (b. 1869)
1938
Edwin Hall, American physicist (b. 1855)
1936
Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish mechanic and activist (b. 1896)
1936
José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Spanish lawyer and politician (b. 1903)
1935
John Jellicoe, Royal Navy officer (b. 1859)
1934
Willem de Sitter, Dutch mathematician, physicist, and astronomer (b. 1872)
1933
Augustine Birrell, British politician (b. 1815)
1930
Bill Holland, American track and field athlete (b. 1874)
1925
Alexandra of Denmark, queen of England (b. 1844)
1924
Ebenezer Cobb Morley, English sportsman and the father of the Football Association and modern football (b. 1831)
1923
Allen Holubar, American actor and director
1918
John Bauer, Swedish painter and illustrator (b.1882)
1910
Leo Tolstoy, Russian author and playwright (b. 1828)
1908
Albert Dietrich, German composer and conductor (b. 1829)
1908
Georgy Voronoy, Ukrainian mathematician and academic (b. 1868)
1903
Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat, French race car driver (b. 1867)
1903
Tom Horn, American scout, cowboy, soldier
1898
Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet, English engineer (b. 1817)
1894
Anton Rubinstein, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1829)
1886
William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)
1882
Henry Draper, American doctor and astronomer (b. 1837)
1880
Léon Cogniet, French painter (b. 1794)
1866
Otto Karl Berg, German botanist and pharmacist (b. 1815)
1864
Albert Newsam, American painter and illustrator (b. 1809)
1856
Farkas Bolyai, Romanian-Hungarian mathematician and academic (b. 1775)
1824
Carl Axel Arrhenius, Swedish chemist (b. 1757)
1778
Francesco Cetti, Italian priest, zoologist, and mathematician (b. 1726)
1773
Charles Jennens, English landowner and patron of the arts
1764
Christian Goldbach, Prussian mathematician and theorist (b. 1690)
1758
Johan Helmich Roman, Swedish violinist and composer (b. 1694)
1742
Melchior de Polignac, French cardinal and poet (b. 1661)
1737
Caroline of Ansbach, queen of England and Ireland (b. 1683)
1704
Charles Plumier, French botanist and painter (b. 1646)
1695
Zumbi, Brazilian king (b. 1655)
1678
Karel Dujardin, Dutch Golden Age painter (b. 1622)
1662
Leopold Wilhelm, Austrian duke and governor (b. 1614)
1651
Mikołaj Potocki, Polish nobleman (b. 1595)
1612
John Harington, English courtier and author (b. 1561)
1606
John Lyly, English poet and courtier
1593
Hans Bol, Flemish painter (b. 1534)
1591
Christopher Hatton, English academic and politician, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1540)
1559
Lady Frances Brandon, English noblewoman and claimant to the throne of England (b. 1517)
1518
Pierre de la Rue, Belgian singer and composer (b. 1452)
1480
Eleanor of Scotland, Scottish princess (b. 1433)
1400
Elisabeth of Moravia, margravine of Meissen
1316
John I, king of France and Navarra (b. 1316)
1314
Albert II, German nobleman (b. 1240)
1022
Bernward of Hildesheim, German bishop (b. c. 960)
1008
Geoffrey I, duke of Brittany (b. 980)
996
Richard I, duke of Normandy (b. 932)
927
Xu Wen, Chinese general (b. 862)
869
Edmund the Martyr, English king (b. 841)
855
Theoktistos, Byzantine courtier
811
Li Fan, Chinese chancellor (b. 754)
763
Domnall Midi, High King of Ireland (b. 743)
284
Numerian, Roman emperor

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