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On This Day in History:  November 21

November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 40 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2017
CVS employee accused of stealing $1 million lottery ticket. An Illinois man claims in a lawsuit filed last week that a CVS employee stole his winning $1 million Illinois Lottery scratch-off card.
2017
Woman's $3 million lottery ticket spent months in pile of losers. A Colorado woman whose months-old scratch-off lottery ticket was rejected when she tried to enter it into a second chance drawing discovered it was actually a $3 million winner.
2015
Another $1.2M Hot Lotto jackpot rigged by Tipton, officials say. A $1.2 million jackpot-winning Hot Lotto ticket sold in Oklahoma in 2011 has been connected to a former security official of a multi-state lottery vendor accused of rigging lotteries in four different states, a lottery official said Friday.
2014
Kentucky Lottery keeps an eye on frequent winners. There has been a lot of attention paid recently to lottery winners who claim an unusually large number of winning tickets, and the Kentucky Lottery is keeping an eye on the situation too.
2011
Georgia Lottery wins ruling in $5 million trademark dispute. The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled against two men who sought $5 million in damages from the Georgia Lottery Corporation in a lawsuit over the "MONEYBAGS$" logo.
2006
NJ Lottery tickets call Corzine 'Acting Gov.'. A $2 New Jersey scratch-off lottery game, Holiday Lucky Times 10, that hit the stores Nov. 13 lists Jon S. Corzine as "Acting Governor" on a list of state and lottery officials.
2005
Maryland Lottery to end Lotto game. The Maryland State Lottery Agency recently announced that the current Lotto game will soon come to an end. The final drawing will take place on February 1, 2006.
2005
Casino coupon error gives 11,000 people $525. Roughly 11,000 patrons of Harrah's Joliet Casino in Illinois got a big surprise in the mail last week: a coupon good for $525 in wagering.
2003
Longtime Florida Lotto Player Finally Hits $6 Million Jackpot. A custodian for the Brevard County School Board, who's been playing Florida Lotto since it started 15 years ago, today claimed the estimated $6 million Lotto jackpot from the Saturday, Nov. 15 drawing.
2003
Maine legislators back video gambling, Powerball. Efforts to expand gambling in Maine took a step forward Thursday when a legislative committee endorsed both a bill to let nonprofit groups offer video gambling and a proposal for the state to join the Powerball lottery.
2003
Lottery ticket thief out of luck. Whoever stole 250 "Weekly Grand" scratch-off lottery tickets from an Orange, Texas Super Food Mart won't have much luck cashing the winners in.
2003
Va. Lottery: Gambling or Gold Mine?. Fifteen years after the Virginia Lottery was created in September of 1988, some area residents play every day. But even though revenues go to public education, some still oppose it.

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.$155 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 23, 2018
6.$139 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2018
7.$134 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2017
8.$120 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2007
9.$106 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2017
10.€90 Million
US$99.48 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2019
11.$95 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 24, 2004
12.$92 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2000
13.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 23, 2019
14.$86 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2008
15.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2015
16.€66.97 Million
US$76.39 Million
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2018
17.€61.46 Million
US$72.14 Million
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2017
18.€60 Million
US$70.42 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 21, 2017
19.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2014
20.$64 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 24, 2010
21.$61 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 2008
22.$60 Million
Florida
Lotto
Draw Date
Nov 24, 2004
23.€44 Million
US$58.29 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 26, 2010
24.$56.4 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 23, 1994
25.$54.8 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 22, 1995

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1989
Tuesday, Nov 21, 1989
30 years old
1986
Friday, Nov 21, 1986
33 years old
1986
Friday, Nov 21, 1986
33 years old
1973
Wednesday, Nov 21, 1973
46 years old
1973
Wednesday, Nov 21, 1973
46 years old
1970
Saturday, Nov 21, 1970
49 years old
1969
Friday, Nov 21, 1969
50 years old
1961
Tuesday, Nov 21, 1961
58 years old
1952
Friday, Nov 21, 1952
67 years old
1943
Sunday, Nov 21, 1943
76 years old
1919
Friday, Nov 21, 1919
100 years old
1915
Sunday, Nov 21, 1915
104 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2017
Robert Mugabe formally resigns as President of Zimbabwe, after thirty-seven years in office.
2015
The government of Belgium imposed a security lockdown on Brussels, including the closure of shops, schools, public transportation, due to potential terrorist attacks.
2014
A stampede in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe caused by the police firing tear gas kills at least eleven people and injures 40 others.
2013
Fifty-four people are killed when the roof of a shopping center collapses in Riga, Latvia.
2013
Massive protests start in Ukraine after PresidentViktor Yanukovych suspended signing the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement.
2012
At least 28 are wounded after a bomb is thrown onto a bus in Tel Aviv.
2009
A mine explosion in Heilongjiang, China kills 108.
2006
Anti-Syrian Lebanese politician and government minister Pierre Gemayel is assassinated in suburban Beirut.
2004
The second round of the Ukrainian presidential election is held, giving rise to massive protests and controversy over the election's integrity.
2004
Dominica is hit by the most destructive earthquake in its history. The northern half of the island sustains the most damage, especially the town of Portsmouth. In neighboring Guadeloupe, one person is killed.
2004
The Paris Club agrees to write off 80% (up to $100 billion) of Iraq's external debt.
2002
NATO invites Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to become members.
1996
Humberto Vidal explosion: Thirty-three people die when a Humberto Vidal shoe shop explodes.
1995
The Dayton Agreement is initialed at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio, ending three and a half years of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
1992
A major tornado strikes the Houston, Texas area during the afternoon. Over the next two days the largest tornado outbreak ever to occur in the US during November spawns over 100 tornadoes.
1986
National Security Council member Oliver North and his secretary start to shred documents allegedly implicating them in the Iran-Contra affair.
1985
United States Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard is arrested for spying after being caught giving Israel classified information on Arab nations. He is subsequently sentenced to life in prison.
1980
A deadly fire breaks out at the MGM Grand Hotel in Paradise, Nevada (now Bally's Las Vegas). Eighty-seven people are killed and more than 650 are injured in the worst disaster in Nevada history.
1979
The United States Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, is attacked by a mob and set on fire, killing four.
1977
Minister of Internal AffairsAllan Highet announces that the national anthems of New Zealand shall be the traditional anthem "God Save the Queen" and "God Defend New Zealand".
1974
The Birmingham pub bombings kill 21 people. The Birmingham Six are sentenced to life in prison for the crime but subsequently acquitted.
1972
Voters in South Korea overwhelmingly approve a new constitution, giving legitimacy to Park Chung-hee and the Fourth Republic.
1971
Indian troops, partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengaliguerrillas), defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.
1970
Vietnam War: Operation Ivory Coast: A joint United States Air Force and Army team raids the Sơn Tâyprisoner-of-war camp in an attempt to free American prisoners of war thought to be held there.
1969
U.S. President Richard Nixon and Japanese Premier Eisaku Satō agree on the return of Okinawa to Japanese control in 1972. The U.S. retains rights to bases on the island, but these are to be nuclear-free.
1969
The first permanent ARPANET link is established between UCLA and SRI.
1967
Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: "I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing."
1964
The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge opens to traffic. At the time it is the world's longest bridge span.
1964
Second Vatican Council: The third session of the Roman Catholic Church's ecumenical council closes.
1962
The Chinese People's Liberation Army declares a unilateral ceasefire in the Sino-Indian War.
1961
The "La Ronde" opens in Honolulu, first revolving restaurant in the United States.
1959
American disc jockey Alan Freed, who had popularized the term "rock and roll" and music of that style, is fired from WABC-AM radio over allegations he had participated in the payola scandal.
1953
The Natural History Museum, London announces that the "Piltdown Man" skull, initially believed to be one of the most important fossilized hominid skulls ever found, is a hoax.
1950
Two Canadian National Railway trains collide in northeastern British Columbia in the Canoe River train crash; the death toll is 21, with 17 of them Canadian troops bound for Korea.
1945
The United Auto Workers strike 92 General Motors plants in 50 cities to back up worker demands for a 30-percent raise.
1944
World War II: American submarine USS Sealion sinks the Japanese battleship Kongō and Japanese destroyer Urakaze in the Formosa Strait.
1942
The completion of the Alaska Highway (also known as the Alcan Highway) is celebrated (however, the highway is not usable by standard road vehicles until 1943).
1927
Columbine Mine massacre: Striking coal miners are allegedly attacked with machine guns by a detachment of state police dressed in civilian clothes.
1922
Rebecca Latimer Felton of Georgia takes the oath of office, becoming the first female United States Senator.
1920
Irish War of Independence: In Dublin, 31 people are killed in what became known as "Bloody Sunday".
1918
The Flag of Estonia, previously used by pro-independence activists, is formally adopted as the national flag of the Republic of Estonia.
1918
The Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act 1918 is passed, allowing women to stand for Parliament in the UK.
1918
A pogrom takes place in Lwów (now Lviv); over three days, at least 50 Jews and 270 Ukrainian Christians are killed by Poles.
1916
Mines from SM U-73 sink the HMHS Britannic, the largest ship lost in the First World War.
1910
Sailors on board Brazil's warships including the Minas Geraes, São Paulo, and Bahia, violently rebel in what is now known as the Revolta da Chibata (Revolt of the Lash).
1905
Albert Einstein's paper that leads to the mass-energy equivalence formula, E = mc², is published in the journal Annalen der Physik.
1902
The Philadelphia Football Athletics defeated the Kanaweola Athletic Club of Elmira, New York, 39-0, in the first ever professional American footballnight game.
1894
Port Arthur, Chinafalls to the Japanese, a decisive victory of the First Sino-Japanese War; Japanese troops are accused of massacring the remaining inhabitants.
1877
Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound.
1861
American Civil War: Confederate President Jefferson Davis appoints Judah Benjamin Secretary of War.
1832
Wabash College is founded in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
1789
North Carolina ratifies the United States Constitution and is admitted as the 12th U.S. state.
1783
In Paris, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes, make the first untethered hot air balloon flight.
1676
The Danish astronomerOle Rømerpresents the first quantitative measurements of the speed of light.
1620
Plymouth Colonysettlers sign the Mayflower Compact (November 11, O.S.)
1386
Timur of Samarkandcaptures and sacks the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, taking King Bagrat V of Georgia captive.
1009
Lý Công Uẩn is enthroned as emperor of Đại Cồ Việt, founding the Lý dynasty.
235
Pope Anterus succeeds Pontian as the nineteenth pope. During the persecutions of emperor Maximinus Thrax he is martyred.
164 BC
Judas Maccabeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family, restores the Temple in Jerusalem. This event is commemorated each year by the festival of Hanukkah.

Births On This Day

1994
Saúl Ñíguez, Spanish footballer
1992
Conor Maynard, English singer-songwriter
1991
Almaz Ayana, Ethiopian sprinter
1991
Lewis Dunk, English footballer
1991
Peni Terepo, New Zealand rugby league player
1990
Dani King, English cyclist
1990
Georgie Twigg, English field hockey player
1989
Will Buckley, English footballer
1989
Dárvin Chávez, Mexican footballer
1989
Justin Tucker, American football player
1989
Fabian Delph, English footballer
1988
Len Väljas, Canadian skier
1988
Preston Zimmerman, American soccer player
1987
Stefan Glarner, Swiss footballer
1987
Eesha Karavade, Indian chess player
1986
Colleen Ballinger, American comedian, actress, and singer
1986
Ben Bishop, American ice hockey player
1986
Kristof Goddaert, Belgian cyclist (d. 2014)
1985
Carly Rae Jepsen, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress
1985
Jesús Navas, Spanish footballer
1985
Nicola Silvestri, Italian footballer
1984
Álvaro Bautista, Spanish motorcycle racer
1984
Jena Malone, American actress and singer
1983
Jamie Langley, English rugby player
1982
Ioana Ciolacu, Romanian fashion designer
1982
Georgios Kalogiannidis, Greek archer
1981
Wesley Britt, American football player
1981
Ainārs Kovals, Latvian javelin thrower
1981
Jonny Magallón, Mexican footballer
1980
Hank Blalock, American baseball player
1980
Alec Brownstein, American author and director
1980
Leonardo González, Costa Rican footballer
1979
Vincenzo Iaquinta, Italian footballer
1979
Stromile Swift, American basketball player
1979
Alex Tanguay, Canadian ice hockey player
1978
Daniel Bradshaw, Australian footballer
1978
Lucía Jiménez, Spanish actress and singer
1977
Michael Batiste, American former professional basketball player
1977
Yolande James, Canadian lawyer and politician
1977
Jonas Jennings, American football player
1976
Saleem Elahi, Pakistani cricketer
1976
Martin Meichelbeck, German footballer
1976
Daniel Whiston, English figure skater
1976
Michael Wilson, Australian footballer
1972
Rich Johnston, English author and critic
1972
Rain Phoenix, American actress and singer
1972
Darrell Cavens, Canadian co-founder and former CEO of e-commerce company Zulily
1971
Michael Strahan, American football player, actor, and talk show host
1970
Karen Davila, Filipino journalist
1970
Justin Langer, Australian cricketer and coach
1969
Ken Griffey Jr., American baseball player and actor
1968
Andrew Caddick, New Zealand-English cricketer
1968
Alex James, English singer-songwriter, bass player
1968
Antonio Tarver, American boxer, sportscaster, and actor
1967
Ken Block, American race car driver
1967
Tripp Cromer, American baseball player
1967
Toshihiko Koga, Japanese martial artist
1967
Amanda Lepore, American model and singer
1966
Troy Aikman, American football player and sportscaster
1966
Evgeny Bareev, Russian chess player and coach
1966
Thanasis Kolitsidakis, Greek footballer
1965
Björk, Icelandic singer-songwriter
1965
Reggie Lewis, American basketball player (d. 1993)
1964
Shane Douglas, American wrestler and manager
1964
Liza Tarbuck, English actress, television & radio presenter
1964
Charles Dunstone, English businessman, co-founded Carphone Warehouse
1964
Olden Polynice, Haitian-American basketball player and coach
1964
Stefan Sonnenfeld, American businessman, co-founded Company 3
1963
Dave Molyneux, Manx motorcycle racer
1963
Nicollette Sheridan, English actress
1962
Steven Curtis Chapman, American Christian music singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, actor, author, and social activist
1962
Alan Smith, English football player
1961
João Domingos Pinto, Portuguese footballer and manager
1960
Mark Bailey, English rugby player, author, and educator
1960
Brian McNamara, American actor, director, and producer
1960
Brian Ritchie, American bass player and songwriter
1959
Sergei Ratnikov, Estonian footballer and manager
1956
Cherry Jones, American actress
1955
Peter Koppes, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1955
Cedric Maxwell, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
1955
Glenn Ridge, Australian radio and television host and producer
1954
Fiona Pitt-Kethley, English journalist, author, and poet
1953
Tina Brown, English-American journalist and author
1952
Mervyn Davies, Baron Davies of Abersoch, Welsh banker and politician
1952
Janne Kristiansen, Norwegian lawyer and jurist
1952
Lorna Luft, American actress and singer
1950
Gary Pihl, American guitarist Boston
1950
Hisham Barakat, Egyptian lawyer and judge (d. 2015)
1950
Livingston Taylor, American singer-songwriter and musician
1948
Michel Suleiman, Lebanese general and politician, 16th President of Lebanon
1948
George Zimmer, American businessman, founded Men's Wearhouse
1948
Lonnie Jordan, American singer-songwriter War (U.S. band)
1948
Alphonse Mouzon, American jazz drummer (d. 2016)
1945
Goldie Hawn, American actress, singer, and producer
1944
Dick Durbin, American lawyer and politician
1944
Earl Monroe, American basketball player and sportscaster
1944
Harold Ramis, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
1943
Phil Bredesen, American businessman and politician, 48th Governor of Tennessee
1943
Jacques Laffite, French race car driver and sportscaster
1942
Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, German educator and politician
1941
Juliet Mills, English-American actress
1941
David Porter, American songwriter, musician, and producer
1940
Freddy Beras-Goico, Dominican comedian and television host (d. 2010)
1940
Dr. John, American singer-songwriter and pianist
1940
Richard Marcinko, American commander and author
1940
Natalia Makarova, Russian ballerina, choreographer, and actress
1939
R. Budd Dwyer, American educator and politician, 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
1937
Ingrid Pitt, Polish-English actress (d. 2010)
1937
Marlo Thomas, American actress, producer, and activist
1936
Victor Chang, Chinese-Australian surgeon (d. 1991)
1934
Laurence Luckinbill, American actor, director, and playwright
1934
Peter Philpott, Australian cricketer
1933
Henry Hartsfield, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2014)
1933
Etta Zuber Falconer, American educator and mathematician (d. 2002)
1933
Jean Shepard, American country music singer-songwriter (d. 2016)
1932
Beryl Bainbridge, English author and screenwriter (d. 2010)
1932
Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Danish composer (d. 2016)
1931
Lewis Binford, American archaeologist and academic (d. 2011)
1931
Revaz Dogonadze, Georgian chemist and physicist (d. 1985)
1931
Stanley Kalms, Baron Kalms, English businessman
1931
Malcolm Williamson, Australian pianist and composer (d. 2003)
1930
Marjan Rožanc, Slovenian journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1990)
1929
Marilyn French, American author and academic (d. 2009)
1929
Laurier LaPierre, Canadian historian, journalist, and politician (d. 2012)
1927
Georgia Frontiere, American businesswoman (d. 2008)
1926
William Wakefield Baum, American cardinal (d. 2015)
1925
Veljko Kadijević, Croatian general and politician, 5th Federal Secretary of People's Defence (d. 2014)
1924
Joseph Campanella, American actor (d. 2018)
1924
Milka Planinc, Yugoslav politician, 28th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (d. 2010)
1924
Christopher Tolkien, English author and academic
1922
Abe Lemons, American basketball player and coach (d. 2002)
1921
Donald Sheldon, American pilot (d. 1975)
1920
Ralph Meeker, American actor (d. 1988)
1920
Stan Musial, American baseball player and manager (d. 2013)
1919
Paul Bogart, American director and producer (d. 2012)
1916
Sid Luckman, American football player and soldier (d. 1998)
1915
Norm Smith, Australian footballer and coach (d. 1973)
1914
Nusret Fişek, Turkish physician and politician, Turkish Minister of Health (d. 1990)
1914
Henri Laborit, French physician and philosopher (d. 1995)
1913
John Boulting, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1985)
1913
Roy Boulting, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2001)
1913
Gunnar Kangro, Estonian mathematician, author, and academic (d. 1975)
1912
Eleanor Powell, American actress and dancer (d. 1982)
1908
Leo Politi, Italian-American author and illustrator (d. 1996)
1908
Elizabeth George Speare, American author and educator (d. 1994)
1907
Buck Ram, American songwriter and music producer (d. 1991)
1904
Coleman Hawkins, American saxophonist and clarinet player (d. 1969)
1902
Foster Hewitt, Canadian sportscaster (d. 1985)
1902
Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American novelist and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)
1902
Mikhail Suslov, Russian soldier, economist, and politician (d. 1982)
1899
Jobyna Ralston, American actress (d. 1967)
1899
Harekrushna Mahatab, Indian journalist and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Odisha (d. 1987)
1898
René Magritte, Belgian painter (d. 1967)
1897
Mollie Steimer, Russian-American activist (d. 1980)
1894
Cecil M. Harden, American politician (d. 1984)
1886
Harold Nicolson, English author and politician (d. 1968)
1878
Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer and politician, German Minister of Justice (d. 1949)
1877
Sigfrid Karg-Elert, German composer and educator (d. 1933)
1876
Olav Duun, Norwegian author and educator (d. 1939)
1870
Alexander Berkman, Lithuanian-American activist and author (d. 1936)
1870
Joe Darling, Australian cricketer and politician (d. 1946)
1870
Stanley Jackson, English cricketer and politician (d. 1947)
1866
Sigbjørn Obstfelder, Norwegian poet and author (d. 1900)
1866
Konishiki Yasokichi I, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 17th Yokozuna (d. 1914)
1854
Pope Benedict XV (d. 1922)
1853
Hussein Kamel of Egypt (d. 1917)
1852
Francisco Tárrega, Spanish guitarist and composer (d. 1909)
1851
Désiré-Joseph Mercier, Belgian cardinal and theologian (d. 1926)
1840
Victoria, Princess Royal of England (d. 1901)
1835
Hetty Green, American businesswoman and financier (d. 1916)
1818
Lewis H. Morgan, American lawyer, anthropologist, and theorist (d. 1881)
1811
Zeng Guofan, Chinese general and politician, Viceroy of Liangjiang (d. 1872)
1787
Samuel Cunard, Canadian businessman, founded the Cunard Line (d. 1865)
1785
William Beaumont, American surgeon, "Father of Gastric Physiology" (d. 1853)
1768
Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologian, philosopher, and scholar (d. 1834)
1760
Joseph Plumb Martin, American sergeant (d. 1850)
1729
Josiah Bartlett, American physician and politician, 6th Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1795)
1718
Friedrich Wilhelm Marpurg, German composer, critic, and theorist (d. 1795)
1694
Voltaire, French historian, playwright, and philosopher (d. 1778)
1692
Carlo Innocenzo Frugoni, Italian poet and academic (d. 1768)
1631
Catharina Questiers, Dutch poet (d. 1669)
1567
Anne de Xainctonge, French saint, founded the Society of the Sisters of Saint Ursula of the Blessed Virgin (d. 1621)
1495
John Bale, English bishop and historian (d. 1563)

Deaths On This Day

2017
David Cassidy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
2016
Hassan Sadpara, Pakistani mountaineer and adventurer (b. 1963)
2015
Gil Cardinal, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1950)
2015
Ameen Faheem, Indian-Pakistani poet and politician (b. 1939)
2015
Bob Foster, American boxer and police officer (b. 1938)
2015
Anthony Read, English screenwriter and producer (b. 1935)
2015
Joseph Silverstein, American violinist and conductor (b. 1932)
2014
J. C. Gilbert, American soldier, farmer, and politician (b. 1922)
2014
John H. Land, American soldier and politician (b. 1920)
2014
Robert Richardson, English general (b. 1929)
2013
John Egerton, American journalist and author (b. 1935)
2013
Fred Kavli, Norwegian-American businessman and philanthropist, founded The Kavli Foundation (b. 1927)
2013
Dimitri Mihalas, American astronomer and author (b. 1939)
2013
Vern Mikkelsen, American basketball player and coach (b. 1928)
2013
Bernard Parmegiani, French composer (b. 1927)
2013
Tôn Thất Đính, Vietnamese general (b. 1926)
2013
Maurice Vachon, Canadian-American wrestler (b. 1929)
2012
Emily Squires, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1941)
2012
Austin Peralta, American pianist (b. 1990)
2011
Anne McCaffrey, American science fiction and fantasy author (b. 1926)
2010
Norris Church Mailer, American author (b. 1949)
2010
David Nolan, American activist and politician (b. 1943)
2010
Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American painter and author, co-founded the DuSable Museum of African American History (b. 1917)
2009
Konstantin Feoktistov, Russian engineer and astronaut (b. 1926)
2007
Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
2007
Tom Johnson, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1928)
2007
Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1931)
2006
Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Somalian-Djiboutian politician, 1st President of Djibouti (b. 1916)
2006
Pierre Amine Gemayel, Lebanese lawyer and politician (b. 1972)
2005
Alfred Anderson, Scottish soldier (b. 1896)
2005
Hugh Sidey, American journalist and academic (b. 1927)
2002
Hadda Brooks, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1916)
2000
Ernest Lluch, Spanish economist and politician (b. 1937)
1999
Quentin Crisp, English actor, author, and illustrator (b. 1908)
1996
Bernard Rose, English organist and composer (b 1916)
1996
Abdus Salam, Pakistani-English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)
1995
Peter Grant, English actor and manager (b. 1935)
1995
Noel Jones, Indian-English diplomat, British ambassador to Kazakhstan (b. 1940)
1994
Willem Jacob Luyten, Dutch-American astronomer and academic (b. 1899)
1993
Bill Bixby, American actor (b. 1934)
1992
Kaysone Phomvihane, Laotian soldier and politician, 2nd President of Laos (b. 1920)
1992
Ricky Williams, American singer-songwriter and drummer (b. 1956)
1991
Sonny Werblin, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1907)
1990
Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler and referee (b. 1954)
1989
Harvey Hart, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
1989
Margot Zemach, American author and illustrator (b. 1931)
1988
Carl Hubbell, American baseball player and scout (b. 1903)
1986
Jerry Colonna, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904)
1984
Ben Wilson, American basketball player (b. 1967)
1982
John Hargrave, English activist and author (b. 1894)
1981
Harry von Zell, American actor and comedian (b. 1906)
1980
Sara García, Mexican actress (b. 1895)
1975
Gunnar Gunnarsson, Icelandic author (b. 1889)
1974
John B. Gambling, American radio host (b. 1897)
1974
Frank Martin, Swiss-Dutch pianist and composer (b. 1890)
1973
Thomas Pelly, American lawyer and politician (b. 1902)
1970
Newsy Lalonde, Canadian lacrosse and ice hockey player (b. 1887)
1970
C. V. Raman, Indian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
1967
C. M. Eddy, Jr., American author (b. 1896)
1963
Artur Lemba, Estonian composer and educator (b. 1885)
1963
Robert Stroud, American ornithologist and author (b. 1890)
1959
Max Baer, American boxer, referee, and actor (b. 1909)
1958
Mel Ott, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster (b. 1909)
1957
Francis Burton Harrison, American general and politician, 6th Governor-General of the Philippines (b. 1873)
1953
Felice Bonetto, Italian race car driver (b. 1903)
1953
Larry Shields, American clarinet player and composer (b. 1893)
1947
William McCormack, Australian politician, 22nd Premier of Queensland (b. 1879)
1945
Robert Benchley, American humorist, newspaper columnist, and actor (b. 1889)
1945
Al Davis, American boxer (b. 1920)
1945
Ellen Glasgow, American author (b. 1873)
1945
Alexander Patch, American general (b. 1889)
1942
Count Leopold Berchtold, Austrian-Hungarian politician, Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary (b. 1863)
1942
J. B. M. Hertzog, South African general and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of South Africa (b. 1866)
1941
Henrietta Vinton Davis, American actress and playwright (b. 1860)
1938
Leopold Godowsky, Polish-American pianist and composer (b. 1870)
1934
John Scaddan, Australian politician, 10th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1876)
1928
Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line (b. 1858)
1926
Edward Cummins, American golfer (b. 1886)
1922
Ricardo Flores Magón, Mexican journalist and activist (b. 1874)
1916
Franz Joseph I of Austria (b. 1830)
1909
Peder Severin Krøyer, Norwegian-Danish painter (b. 1851)
1908
Carl Friedrich Schmidt, German-Russian geologist and botanist (b. 1832)
1907
Harry Boyle, Australian cricketer (b. 1847)
1907
Paula Modersohn-Becker, German painter (b. 1876)
1899
Garret Hobart, American lawyer and politician, 24th Vice President of the United States (b. 1844)
1881
Ami Boué, German-Austrian geologist and ethnographer (b. 1794)
1874
Marià Fortuny, Spanish painter (b. 1838)
1870
Karel Jaromír Erben, Czech historian and poet (b. 1811)
1861
Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, French priest and activist (b. 1802)
1859
Yoshida Shōin, Japanese academic and politician (b. 1830)
1844
Ivan Krylov, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1769)
1811
Heinrich von Kleist, German poet and author (b. 1777)
1782
Jacques de Vaucanson, French engineer (b. 1709)
1775
John Hill, English botanist and author (b. 1719)
1695
Henry Purcell, English organist and composer (b. 1659)
1652
Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (b. 1585)
1639
Henry Grey, 8th Earl of Kent, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire (b. 1583)
1579
Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier (b. 1519)
1566
Annibale Caro, Italian poet and author (b. 1507)
1555
Georgius Agricola, German mineralogist, philologist, and scholar (b. 1490)
1361
Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1346)
1325
Yury of Moscow, Prince of Moscow and Vladimir
1150
García Ramírez of Navarre (b. 1112)
1136
William de Corbeil, English archbishop (b. 1070)
1011
Reizei, emperor of Japan (b. 950)
933
Al-Tahawi, Arab imam and scholar (b. 853)
615
Columbanus, Irish missionary and saint (b. 543)

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