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On This Day in History:  November 9

November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 52 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2015
Winners suing Illinois Lottery try to rope in other states. Multi-state lottery groups pushed back on Monday against a move by lottery winners in Illinois to drag dozens of states into a lawsuit against the Illinois Lottery's suspension of payments.
2015
Massachusetts Lottery considers its own online fantasy sports game. The Massachusetts Lottery is considering developing a daily fantasy sports game as the online competitions have exploded in popularity — and faced increased scrutiny about their legality.
2013
Pa. Lottery director to depart. The executive director of the Pennsylvania Lottery is leaving for a private-sector position with a subcontractor of the company the state contracts for lottery services.
2012
Life after winning the lottery. Life is good for an Indiana couple who won a Powerball jackpot in 1999.
2011
Iowa man claims $7.5M Hot Lotto jackpot. Waterloo, Iowa, retiree Wally Markham said he wasn't able to keep it secret for long in Smitty's bar on Sunday that he was the jackpot winner in Saturday's Hot Lotto drawing.
2011
Ct. Lottery still looking for $254.2M Powerball winner. The search is still on for the $254.2 million Powerball jackpot winning ticket for the November 2, 2011 drawing — the largest prize ever won in Connecticut Lottery history.
2010
UPDATE: $128.6M Powerball lottery ticket sold in porn shop. When it was announced at Lottery Post Sunday that the winning Powerball ticket was sold at the Uptown Book Store, few people outside of Highland Park, Michigan, knew that location was actually a porn shop, specializing in adult books, pornographic movies and sex toys.
2009
Missouri Lottery director resigns amid rift with state commission. The director of the Missouri Lottery said Monday that he was resigning in response to the Lottery Commission's interest in changing the agency's direction.
2006
Single winner takes $7 million Illinois Lotto jackpot. A single winner has taken the $7 million jackpot from the latest drawing of the Illinois State Lottery's Lotto game.
2006
Tax Court Reaffirms Lottery Payments are 'Ordinary Income'. The Tax Court reaffirmed that proceeds from the sale of a right to future annual lottery payments constitutes ordinary income, not capital gain, after reviewing two test cases involving winners of the Florida State Lottery.
2006
Four winners in Canada Lotto 6/49 draw. There are four winning tickets in Canada for last night's Lotto 6/49 draw, worth $39.6 million.
2006
Ontario lottery players advised to be cautious. Ontario lottery players buying tickets for Wednesday night's $36 million Lotto 649 draw -- the fourth largest Canadian jackpot in the lottery's history -- have been advised to take precautions to avoid being cheated in the wake of reports that retailers may be lying about whether tickets are winners or not.
2005
Mega Millions lottery jackpot raised to $262 million. On the same day the winners of the $340 million Powerball jackpot came forward to claim their prize, the jackpot in the nation's other multi-state lottery game swelled to $262 million for Friday.
2005
Texas Lottery under the microscope in hearings. Texas Lottery officials were summoned Tuesday to testify before a legislative committee for the second time in five months, this time over allegations of mismanagement brought by a lottery systems analyst who was fired the same day the Houston Chronicle reported his concerns.
2005
Oklahoma lottery Pick 3 begins Thursday. The Oklahoma Lottery Commission on Tuesday gave formal approval to start the Pick 3 online lottery game on Thursday.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$262 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 11, 2005
2.$236 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 9, 2016
3.€152 Million
US$194.27 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 10, 2006
4.€152 Million
US$193.39 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 9, 2012
5.$180 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 10, 2015
6.$168 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 10, 2012
7.$163 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 12, 2019
8.$132 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 12, 2013
9.€111 Million
US$119.07 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 10, 2015
10.€104 Million
US$114.57 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 12, 2019
11.€90 Million
US$102.05 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 9, 2018
12.€90 Million
US$99.38 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 15, 2019
13.$96 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 11, 2009
14.$92 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 10, 2018
15.€66 Million
US$90.43 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 11, 2011
16.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 11, 2017
16.$90 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 9, 2004
16.$90 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 9, 2018
19.$87 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 9, 2013
20.$82 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 10, 2007
21.$77 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 10, 2009
22.$71 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 10, 2017
23.€62 Million
US$70.29 Million
Draw Date
Nov 10, 2018
24.$70 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 11, 2003
25.$65 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 11, 2016

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1986
Sunday, Nov 9, 1986
33 years old
1986
Sunday, Nov 9, 1986
33 years old
1986
Sunday, Nov 9, 1986
33 years old
1981
Monday, Nov 9, 1981
38 years old
1980
Sunday, Nov 9, 1980
39 years old
1979
Friday, Nov 9, 1979
40 years old
1976
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1976
43 years old
1976
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1976
43 years old
1975
Sunday, Nov 9, 1975
44 years old
1974
Saturday, Nov 9, 1974
45 years old
1971
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1971
48 years old
1967
Thursday, Nov 9, 1967
52 years old
1966
Wednesday, Nov 9, 1966
53 years old
1962
Friday, Nov 9, 1962
57 years old
1955
Wednesday, Nov 9, 1955
64 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2016
Donald Trump is declared the winner of the US Presidential Election.
2012
A train carrying liquid fuel crashes and bursts into flames in northern Myanmar, killing 27 people and injuring 80 others.
2012
At least 27 people are killed and dozens are wounded in conflicts between inmates and guards at Welikada prison in Colombo.
2007
The German Bundestag passes the controversial data retention bill mandating storage of citizens' telecommunications traffic data for six months without probable cause.
2005
The Venus Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
2005
Suicide bombers attack three hotels in Amman, Jordan, killing at least 60 people.
1998
A U.S. federal judge, in the largest civil settlement in American history, orders 37 U.S. brokerage houses to pay US$1.03 billion to cheated NASDAQ investors to compensate for price fixing.
1998
Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.
1994
The chemical elementdarmstadtium is discovered.
1993
Stari Most, the "old bridge" in the Bosnian city of Mostar, built in 1566, collapses after several days of bombing by Croat forces during the Croat-Bosniak War.
1989
Cold War: Fall of the Berlin Wall: East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall, allowing its citizens to travel to West Berlin.
1985
Garry Kasparov, 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess Champion by beating fellow Soviet Anatoly Karpov.
1979
Cold War: Nuclear false alarm: The NORAD computers and the Alternate National Military Command Center in Fort Ritchie, Maryland detected purported massive Soviet nuclear strike. After reviewing the raw data from satellites and checking the early-warning radars, the alert is cancelled.
1970
Vietnam War: The Supreme Court of the United Statesvotes 6-3 against hearing a case to allow Massachusetts to enforce its law granting residents the right to refuse military service in an undeclared war.
1967
Apollo program: NASA launches the unmanned Apollo 4 test spacecraft atop the first Saturn V rocket from Cape Kennedy, Florida.
1967
The first issue of Rolling Stone magazine is published.
1965
Several U.S. states and parts of Canada are hit by a series of blackouts lasting up to 13 hours in the Northeast blackout of 1965.
1965
A Catholic Worker Movement member, Roger Allen LaPorte, protesting against the Vietnam War, sets himself on fire in front of the United Nations building.
1963
At Miike coal mine, Miike, Japan, an explosion kills 458, and hospitalises 839 with carbon monoxide poisoning.
1960
Robert McNamara is named president of Ford Motor Company, the first non-Ford to serve in that post. A month later, he resigned to join the administration of newly elected John F. Kennedy.
1953
Cambodia gains independence from France.
1940
Warsaw is awarded the Virtuti Militari.
1938
The Nazi German diplomat Ernst vom Rath dies from gunshot wounds by Herschel Grynszpan, an act which the Nazis used as an excuse to instigate the 1938 national pogrom, also known as Kristallnacht.
1937
Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chinese Army withdraws from the Battle of Shanghai.
1935
The Congress of Industrial Organizations is founded in Atlantic City, New Jersey, by eight trade unions belonging to the American Federation of Labor.
1923
In Munich, Germany, police and government troops crush the Beer Hall Putsch in Bavaria. The failed coup is the work of the Nazis.
1918
KaiserWilhelm II of Germany abdicates after the German Revolution, and Germany is proclaimed a Republic.
1914
SMS Emden is sunk by HMAS Sydney in the Battle of Cocos.
1913
The Great Lakes Storm of 1913, the most destructive natural disaster ever to hit the lakes, destroys 19 ships and kills more than 250 people.
1907
The Cullinan Diamond is presented to King Edward VII on his birthday.
1906
Theodore Roosevelt is the first sitting President of the United States to make an official trip outside the country. He did so to inspect progress on the Panama Canal.
1888
The mutilated body of Mary Jane Kelly, believed to be the final victim of Jack the Ripper, is discovered in Spitalfields, London, England.
1887
The United States receives rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
1883
The 90th Winnipeg Battalion of Rifles, (later the Royal Winnipeg Rifles) of the Canadian Armed Forces is founded.
1872
The Great Boston Fire of 1872.
1867
Tokugawa shogunate hands power back to the Emperor of Japan, starting the Meiji Restoration.
1862
American Civil War: Union General Ambrose Burnside assumes command of the Army of the Potomac, after George B. McClellan is removed.
1861
The first documented football match in Canada is played at University College, Toronto.
1851
Kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape.
1799
Napoleon Bonaparte leads the Coup of 18 Brumaire ending the Directory government, and becoming First Consul of the successor (Consulate Government).
1791
Foundation of the Dublin Society of United Irishmen.
1780
American Revolutionary War: In the Battle of Fishdam Ford a force of British and Loyalist troops fail in a surprise attack against the South Carolina Patriot militia under Brigadier General Thomas Sumter.
1729
Spain, France and Great Britain sign the Treaty of Seville.
1720
The synagogue of Judah HeHasid is burned down by Arab creditors, leading to the expulsion of the Ashkenazim from Jerusalem.
1697
Pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
1688
Glorious Revolution: William of Orange captures Exeter.
1620
Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
1520
More than 50 people are sentenced and executed in the Stockholm Bloodbath
1456
Ulrich II, Count of Celje, last ruler of the County of Cilli, is assassinated in Belgrade.
1330
At the Battle of Posada, Basarab I of Wallachia defeats the Hungarian army of Charles I Robert.
1313
Louis the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick I of Austria at the Battle of Gammelsdorf.
1277
Treaty of Aberconwy brings to an end the first of the Welsh Wars.
694
At the Seventeenth Council of Toledo, Egica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims, sentencing all Jews to slavery.

Births On This Day

1993
Pete Dunne, English wrestler and promoter
1990
Nosa Igiebor, Nigerian footballer
1989
Baptiste Giabiconi, French model and singer
1988
Nikki Blonsky, American actress, singer, and dancer
1988
Analeigh Tipton, American model and actress
1987
Raul Must, Estonian badminton player
1986
Carl Gunnarsson, Swedish ice hockey player
1985
Bakary Soumaré, Malian footballer
1984
Delta Goodrem, Australian singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress
1984
Seven, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor
1984
Ku Hye Sun, South Korean actress, director, singer
1983
Rob Elloway, German rugby player
1983
Ted Potter Jr., American golfer
1983
Michael Turner, English footballer
1982
Boaz Myhill, American-Welsh footballer
1982
Jana Pittman, Australian hurdler
1981
Eyedea, American rapper and producer (d. 2010)
1981
Kane Waselenchuk, Canadian racquetball player
1981
Jobi McAnuff, Jamaican footballer
1980
James Harper, English footballer
1980
Vanessa Lachey, Filipino-American television host and actress
1980
Dominique Maltais, Canadian snowboarder
1979
Dave Bush, American baseball player
1979
Caroline Flack, English television presenter, radio presenter, and model
1979
Adam Dunn, American baseball player
1979
Martin Taylor, English footballer
1978
Steven López, American martial artist
1978
Even Ormestad, Norwegian bass player and producer
1978
Sisqó, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
1977
Chris Morgan, English footballer and manager
1977
Omar Trujillo, Mexican footballer
1976
Tochiazuma Daisuke, Japanese sumo wrestler
1975
Gareth Malone, English singer and conductor
1975
Mathew Sinclair, New Zealand cricketer
1974
Alessandro Del Piero, Italian footballer
1974
Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Italian actress
1973
Alyson Court, Canadian actress and producer
1973
Nick Lachey, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
1973
Gabrielle Miller, Canadian actress and director
1973
Zisis Vryzas, Greek footballer and coach
1972
Eric Dane, American actor
1972
Naomi Shindō, Japanese voice actress and singer
1972
Corin Tucker, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1971
David Duval, American golfer and sportscaster
1971
Sabri Lamouchi, French footballer and manager
1970
Nelson Diebel, American swimmer and coach
1970
Domino, American DJ and producer
1970
Guido Görtzen, Dutch volleyball player
1970
Bill Guerin, American ice hockey player and coach
1970
Chris Jericho, American-Canadian wrestler
1970
Scarface, American rapper and producer
1970
Susan Tedeschi, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1969
Sandra Denton, Jamaican-American rapper and actress
1969
Ramona Milano, Canadian actress
1969
Roxanne Shanté, American rapper
1969
Allison Wolfe, American singer-songwriter
1968
Nazzareno Carusi, Italian pianist and educator
1968
Colin Hay, English political scientist, author, and academic
1967
Ricky Otto, English footballer
1965
Daphne Guinness, English-Irish model and actress
1965
Andrei Lapushkin, Russian footballer
1965
Bryn Terfel, Welsh opera singer
1964
Robert Duncan McNeill, American actor, director, and producer
1961
Jill Dando, English journalist (d. 1999)
1960
Andreas Brehme, German footballer and manager
1960
Demetra Plakas, American drummer
1960
Sarah Franklin, American-English anthropologist and academic
1958
Sean Kelly, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1955
Fernando Meirelles, Brazilian director, producer, and screenwriter
1955
Bob Nault, Canadian lawyer and politician
1954
Aed Carabao, Thai singer-songwriter and guitarist
1953
Gaétan Hart, Canadian boxer
1952
Sherrod Brown, American academic and politician
1952
Jim Riggleman, American baseball player, coach, and manager
1951
Lou Ferrigno, American bodybuilder and actor
1950
Parekura Horomia, New Zealand politician, 40th Minister of Māori Affairs (d. 2013)
1948
Bille August, Danish director, cinematographer, and screenwriter
1948
Joe Bouchard, American bass player and songwriter
1948
Jane Humphries, English economist, historian, and academic
1948
Michel Pagliaro, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1948
Luiz Felipe Scolari, Brazilian footballer and manager
1947
Robert David Hall, American actor, singer, and pianist
1946
Benny Mardones, American singer-songwriter
1946
Marina Warner, English author and academic
1945
Moeletsi Mbeki, South African economist and academic
1944
Chitresh Das, Indian dancer and choreographer (d. 2015)
1944
Phil May, English singer-songwriter
1942
Victor Blank, English businessman and philanthropist
1942
Tom Weiskopf, American golfer and sportscaster
1941
David Constant, English cricketer and umpire
1941
Tom Fogerty, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1990)
1941
John Singleton, Australian businessman
1939
Paul Cameron, American psychologist and academic
1939
Bryan Davies, Baron Davies of Oldham, English academic and politician
1938
Ti-Grace Atkinson, American author and critic
1937
Roger McGough, English author, poet, and playwright
1937
Donald Trelford, English journalist and academic
1937
Clyde Wells, Canadian lawyer and politician, 5th Premier of Newfoundland
1936
Bob Graham, American lawyer and politician, 38th Governor of Florida
1936
Mikhail Tal, Latvian-Russian chess player and author (d. 1992)
1936
Mary Travers, American singer-songwriter (d. 2009)
1935
Bob Gibson, American baseball player and manager
1935
David Wolfson, Baron Wolfson of Sunningdale, English businessman and politician
1934
Ingvar Carlsson, Swedish economist and politician, 29th Prime Minister of Sweden
1934
Ronald Harwood, South African author, playwright, and screenwriter
1934
Carl Sagan, American astronomer, astrophysicist, and cosmologist (d. 1996)
1933
Ed Corney, American professional bodybuilder
1931
Whitey Herzog, American baseball player and manager
1931
George Witt, American baseball player and coach (d. 2013)
1931
Valery Shumakov, Russian surgeon and transplantologist (d. 2008)
1929
Marc Favreau, Canadian actor and poet (d. 2005)
1929
Imre Kertész, Hungarian author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2016)
1928
Anne Sexton, American poet and academic (d. 1974)
1926
Vicente Aranda, Spanish director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
1926
Luis Miguel Dominguín, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1996)
1925
Alistair Horne, English-American journalist, historian, and author (d. 2017)
1924
Robert Frank, Swiss-American photographer and director
1923
Alice Coachman, American high jumper (d. 2014)
1923
Elizabeth Hawley, American-Nepali journalist and historian (d. 2018)
1923
James Schuyler, American poet and author (d. 1991)
1922
Dorothy Dandridge, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1965)
1922
Raymond Devos, Belgian-French comedian and clown (d. 2006)
1922
Imre Lakatos, Hungarian mathematician, philosopher, and academic (d. 1974)
1921
Pierrette Alarie, Canadian soprano and actress (d. 2011)
1921
Viktor Chukarin, Ukrainian gymnast and coach (d. 1984)
1920
Byron De La Beckwith, American assassin of Medgar Evers (d. 2001)
1920
Philip G. Hodge, American engineer and academic (d. 2014)
1919
Eva Todor, Brazilian actress (d. 2017)
1918
Spiro Agnew, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 39th Vice President of the United States (d. 1996)
1918
Florence Chadwick, American swimmer (d. 1995)
1918
Thomas Ferebee, American colonel (d. 2000)
1918
Choi Hong Hi, South Korean general and martial artist, co-founded taekwondo (d. 2002)
1916
Martha Settle Putney, American lieutenant, historian, and educator (d. 2008)
1915
André François, Romanian-French illustrator, painter, and sculptor (d. 2005)
1915
Sargent Shriver, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician, 21st United States Ambassador to France (d. 2011)
1914
Thomas Berry, American priest, historian, and theologian (d. 2009)
1914
Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress and inventor (d. 2000)
1913
Paulene Myers, American actress (d. 1996)
1906
Arthur Rudolph, German scientist and engineer (d. 1996)
1905
Erika Mann, German-Swiss actress and author (d. 1969)
1904
Viktor Brack, German SS officer (d. 1948)
1904
Heiti Talvik, Estonian poet (d. 1947)
1902
Anthony Asquith, English director and screenwriter (d. 1968)
1900
Oskar Loorits, Estonian author and academic (d. 1961)
1897
Harvey Hendrick, American baseball player (d. 1941)
1897
Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1978)
1894
Mae Marsh, American actress (d. 1968)
1894
Dietrich von Choltitz, General of the German Army during World War II
1892
Mabel Normand, American actress (d. 1930)
1891
Louisa E. Rhine, American botanist and parapsychologist (d. 1983)
1888
Jean Monnet, French economist and diplomat (d. 1979)
1886
Ed Wynn, American actor (d. 1966)
1885
Theodor Kaluza, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1954)
1885
Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet and playwright (d. 1922)
1885
Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor and educator (d. 1952)
1885
Hermann Weyl, German mathematician, physicist, and philosopher (d. 1955)
1883
Edna May Oliver, American actress (d. 1942)
1880
Giles Gilbert Scott, English architect, designed the red telephone box (d. 1960)
1879
Jenő Bory, Hungarian architect and sculptor (d. 1959)
1879
S. O. Davies, Welsh union leader and politician (d. 1972)
1879
Milan Šufflay, Croatian historian and politician (d. 1931)
1878
Ahn Changho, Korean activist and politician (d. 1938)
1877
Enrico De Nicola, Italian journalist, lawyer, and politician, 1st President of the Italian Republic (d. 1959)
1877
Muhammad Iqbal, Pakistani philosopher, poet, and politician (d. 1938)
1874
Albert Francis Blakeslee, American botanist and academic (d. 1954)
1873
Otfrid Foerster, German neurologist and surgeon (d. 1941)
1872
Bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian author and poet (d. 1941)
1871
Florence R. Sabin, American medical scientist (d. 1953)
1869
Marie Dressler, Canadian-American actress and singer (d. 1934)
1867
Shrimad Rajchandra, a Jain philosopher, spiritual mentor of Mahatma Gandhi (d. 1901)
1862
Gigo Gabashvili, Georgian painter and educator (d. 1936)
1854
Maud Howe Elliott, American activist and author (d. 1948)
1853
Stanford White, American architect and partner, co-founded McKim, Mead & White (d. 1906)
1850
Louis Lewin, German pharmacologist and academic (d. 1929)
1841
Edward VII of the United Kingdom (d. 1910)
1840
Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau, Canadian lawyer and politician, 5th Premier of Quebec (d. 1898)
1832
Émile Gaboriau, French author and journalist (d. 1873)
1829
Peter Lumsden, English general (d. 1918)
1825
A. P. Hill, American general (d. 1865)
1818
Ivan Turgenev, Russian author and playwright (d. 1883)
1810
Bernhard von Langenbeck, German general, surgeon, and academic (d. 1887)
1802
Elijah Parish Lovejoy, American minister, journalist, and activist (d. 1837)
1801
Gail Borden, American surveyor and publisher, invented condensed milk (d. 1874)
1799
Gustav, Prince of Vasa (d. 1877)
1773
Thomasine Christine Gyllembourg-Ehrensvärd, Danish author (d. 1856)
1732
Jeanne Julie Éléonore de Lespinasse, French businesswoman and author (d. 1776)
1731
Benjamin Banneker, American farmer, surveyor, and author (d. 1806)
1723
Anna Amalia, Abbess of Quedlinburg (d. 1787)
1721
Mark Akenside, English physician and poet (d. 1770)
1719
Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani, Italian priest, theoretician, and academic (d. 1796)
1697
Claudio Casciolini, Italian singer and composer (d. 1760)
1683
George II of Great Britain (d. 1727)
1664
Johann Speth, German organist and composer (d. 1719)
1664
Henry Wharton, English librarian and author (d. 1695)
1606
Hermann Conring, German philosopher and educator (d. 1681)
1580
Johannes Narssius, Dutch physician and poet (d. 1637)
1535
Nanda Bayin, king of Burma (d. 1600)
1522
Martin Chemnitz, German astrologer and theologian (d. 1586)
1467
Charles II, Duke of Guelders, count of Zutphen from 1492 (d. 1538)
1467
Philippa of Guelders, twin sister of Charles II, Dutch duchess consort (d. 1547)
1455
Johann V of Nassau-Vianden-Dietz, Dutch count (d. 1516)
1414
Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg (d. 1486)
1389
Isabella of Valois, queen consort of England (d. 1409)
1383
Niccolò III d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara (d. 1441)
955
Gyeongjong, Korean king (d. 981)

Deaths On This Day

2017
Chuck Mosley, American singer songwriter (b. 1959)
2017
Shyla Stylez, Canadian pornographic actress (b. 1982)
2016
Greg Ballard, American basketball player and coach (b. 1955)
2015
Carol Doda, American actress and dancer (b. 1937)
2015
Ernst Fuchs, Austrian painter, sculptor, and illustrator (b. 1930)
2015
Tommy Hanson, American baseball player (b. 1986)
2015
Byron Krieger, American fencer (b. 1920)
2015
Andy White, Scottish drummer (b. 1930)
2014
Rubén Alvarez, Argentinian golfer (b. 1961)
2014
Saud bin Muhammed Al Thani, Qatari prince (b. 1966)
2014
R. A. Montgomery, American author and publisher (b. 1936)
2014
Myles Munroe, Bahamian pastor and author (b. 1954)
2014
Orlando Thomas, American football player (b. 1972)
2014
Joe Walsh, Irish politician, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (b. 1943)
2013
Savaş Ay, Turkish journalist (b. 1954)
2013
Helen Eadie, Scottish politician (b. 1947)
2013
Grethe Rytter Hasle, Norwegian biologist and academic (b. 1920)
2013
Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre, American saxophonist (b. 1936)
2013
Steve Prescott, English rugby player (b. 1973)
2013
Emile Zuckerkandl, Austrian-American biologist and academic (b. 1922)
2012
Milan Čič, Slovak lawyer and politician, 5th Prime Minister of the Slovak Socialist Republic (b. 1932)
2012
Joseph D. Early, American soldier and politician (b. 1933)
2012
Sergey Nikolsky, Russian mathematician and academic (b. 1905)
2012
James L. Stone, American colonel, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1922)
2011
Har Gobind Khorana, South Asian American biochemist (b. 1922)
2008
Hans Freeman, Australian bioinorganic chemist and protein crystallographer (b. 1929)
2008
Huda bin Abdul Haq, Indonesian terrorist (b. 1960)
2008
Amrozi bin Nurhasyim, Indonesian terrorist (b. 1962)
2008
Miriam Makeba, South African singer and activist (b. 1932)
2006
Ed Bradley, American journalist (b. 1941)
2006
Ellen Willis, American journalist and activist (b. 1941)
2006
Markus Wolf, German intelligence officer (b. 1923)
2005
K. R. Narayanan, Indian journalist and politician, 10th President of India (b. 1921)
2004
Iris Chang, American historian, journalist, and author (b. 1968)
2004
Emlyn Hughes, English footballer and manager (b. 1947)
2004
Stieg Larsson, Swedish journalist and author (b. 1954)
2003
Art Carney, American actor and comedian (b. 1918)
2003
Gordon Onslow Ford, English-American painter (b. 1912)
2003
Mario Merz, Italian artist (b. 1925)
2003
Binod Bihari Verma, Indian physician and author (b. 1937)
2002
William Schutz, American psychologist and academic (b. 1925)
2001
Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and curator (b. 1924)
2001
Giovanni Leone, Italian lawyer and politician, 6th President of Italy (b. 1908)
2000
Sherwood Johnston, American race car driver (b. 1927)
2000
Eric Morley, English television host, founded Miss World (b. 1918)
1999
Mabel King, American actress and singer (b. 1932)
1997
Carl Gustav Hempel, German philosopher from the Vienna and the Berlin Circle (b. 1905)
1997
Helenio Herrera, Argentinian-Italian footballer and manager (b. 1910)
1996
Joe Ghiz, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician, 27th Premier of Prince Edward Island (b. 1945)
1993
Ross Andru, American illustrator (b. 1925)
1992
Charles Fraser-Smith, English missionary and author (b. 1904)
1992
William Hillcourt, Danish-American scout leader and author (b. 1900)
1992
T. Sivasithamparam, Sri Lankan politician (b. 1926)
1991
Yves Montand, Italian-French actor (b. 1921)
1989
Bill Neilson, Australian politician, 34th Premier of Tasmania (b. 1925)
1988
David Bauer, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and priest (b. 1924)
1988
John N. Mitchell, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician, 67th United States Attorney General (b. 1913)
1988
Rosemary Timperley, English author and screenwriter (b. 1920)
1985
Marie-Georges Pascal, French actress (b. 1946)
1977
Fred Haney, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1898)
1976
Armas Taipale, Finnish discus thrower and shot putter (b. 1890)
1972
Victor Adamson; American director, producer, screenwriter, and actor (b. 1890)
1971
Maude Fealy, American actress and screenwriter (b. 1883)
1970
Charles de Gaulle, French general and politician, 18th President of France (b. 1890)
1968
Jan Johansson, Swedish pianist (b. 1931)
1962
Dhondo Keshav Karve, Indian activist and academic (b. 1858)
1957
Peter O'Connor, Irish long jumper (b. 1872)
1956
Aino Kallas, Finnish-Estonian author (b. 1878)
1953
Louise DeKoven Bowen, American philanthropist and activist (b. 1859)
1953
Ibn Saud, Saudi Arabian king (b. 1880)
1953
Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet and author (b. 1914)
1952
Philip Murray, Scottish-American labor leader (b. 1886)
1952
Chaim Weizmann, Belarusian-Israeli chemist, academic, and politician, 1st President of Israel (b. 1874)
1951
Sigmund Romberg, Hungarian-American pianist and composer (b. 1887)
1944
Frank Marshall, American chess player and theoretician (b. 1877)
1942
Charles Courtney Curran, American painter (b. 1861)
1942
Edna May Oliver, American actress (b. 1883)
1940
Stephen Alencastre, Portuguese-American bishop (b. 1876)
1940
Neville Chamberlain, English businessman and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1869)
1938
Vasily Blyukher, Russian marshal (b. 1889)
1937
Ramsay MacDonald, Scottish journalist and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1866)
1932
Nadezhda Alliluyeva, second wife of Joseph Stalin (b. 1901)
1924
Henry Cabot Lodge, American historian and politician (b. 1850)
1919
Eduard Müller, Swiss lawyer and politician, 26th President of the Swiss Confederation (b. 1848)
1918
Guillaume Apollinaire, Italian-French author, poet, and playwright (b. 1880)
1918
Peter Lumsden, English general (b. 1829)
1911
Howard Pyle, American author and illustrator (b. 1853)
1880
Edwin Drake, American businessman (b. 1819)
1854
Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, wife/widow of Alexander Hamilton and co-founder of the first private orphanage in New York (b. 1757)
1848
Robert Blum, German poet and politician (b. 1810)
1801
Carl Stamitz, German-Czech violinist and composer (b. 1745)
1778
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian sculptor and illustrator (b. 1720)
1770
John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll, Scottish general and politician (b. 1693)
1766
Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer and diplomat (b. 1692)
1677
Aert van der Neer, Dutch painter (b. 1603)
1641
Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria (b. 1610)
1623
William Camden, English historian and topographer (b. 1551)
1596
George Peele, English translator, poet, and dramatist (b. 1556)
1492
Jami, Persian poet (b. 1414)
1456
Ulrich II, Count of Celje (b. 1406)
1321
Walter Langton, bishop of Lichfield and treasurer of England (b. 1243)
1312
Otto III, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1261)
1286
Roger Northwode, English statesman (b. 1230)
1261
Sanchia of Provence, queen consort of Germany
1208
Sancha of Castile, Queen of Aragon (b. 1154)
1187
Emperor Gaozong of Song (b. 1107)
1034
Oldřich, Duke of Bohemia (b. c. 975)
959
Constantine VII, Byzantine emperor (b. 905)

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