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On This Day in History:  October 11

October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 81 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Lottery winner from UK claims £170m EuroMillions jackpot. The lucky winner of Tuesday's record £170 million (US$209 million / €190 million) EuroMillions jackpot draw has come forward, the UK National Lottery has said.
2019
20 years later: Will a lottery vote come before the people of Alabama again?. Saturday will mark 20 years since the people of Alabama voted against allowing a lottery, and now many legislators say it's time to let the people vote again.
2017
Governments taking legislative action against 'fake' lotteries. Convenience store owners have applauded a Tasmanian Government decision to quickly draw up legislation to ban lottery outcome wagering in the island state.
2016
Chase led to bean field, arrest in lottery ticket case. The arrest of an Indiana woman accused of stealing scratch-off lottery tickets from local stores came only after she led a police officer on a car chase that ended in a bean field.
2013
DC Lottery not paying winners during government shutdown. If you are furloughed because of the shutdown and thought maybe a DC Lottery ticket might solve your problems, you are out of luck.
2013
Maryland $189M Mega Millions winner claims prize. The winner of Maryland's $189 million Mega Millions jackpot is no longer a mystery, although their identity remains so.
2013
Indiana $1 million Powerball prize goes unclaimed. The champagne wishes and caviar dreams of the person in Indiana holding April's winning Powerball ticket will officially remain just those -- wishes and dreams, if not a nightmare -- after failing to claim their $1 million prize.
2012
Delaware couple anonymously claims $50M Powerball jackpot. A husband and wife from Wilmington came forward Oct. 5 to claim their $50 million Powerball jackpot from the Wednesday, Oct. 3 drawing, according to Delaware Lottery officials.
2012
Idaho fire chief wins $1 million. The Caldwell, Idaho, fire chief can look forward to being debt-free after winning $1 million playing Powerball.
2011
U.K. couple watched lottery drawing as they won £101M. A couple from Cambridgeshire, UK, who won Friday's £101 million (US$157.7 million) Euro Millions jackpot have been named as Dave and Angela Dawes.
2010
Kentucky woman wins 'miracle lottery prize' after home destroyed. A Kentucky woman facing disaster has been literally lifted from the ashes by a miracle $80,000 lottery win.
2010
Gambling opponents see trouble with new Florida Lottery instant rewards game. A new Florida Lottery game offers payouts of up to $3 million and instant rewards -- a combination that has gambling opponents worried.
2008
$42M lottery winner plans to become a pecan farmer. A Detroit-area man who won a $42 million Mega Millions jackpot plans to retire from Chrysler and become a pecan farmer in Georgia.
2008
Georgia Lottery starts 2-for-1 Fantasy 5 Fridays. The Georgia Lottery began a new promotion of its Fantasy 5 game Friday, increasing players' chances to win the Pick 5-style lotto game.
2007
Colorado chalks up its first Powerball winner. A ticket sold in the Denver metro area matched all six numbers in the Powerball jackpot Wednesday night -- the first time a Powerball winning ticket has been sold in the state.
2005
N.Y. Lottery goes Hollywood. The New York Lottery is teaming up with Hollywood for an unprecedented cross-promotion -- wedding the multimillion dollar "King Kong" remake to two new lottery games.
2005
Oklahoma Lottery to begin tomorrow. Scratch-off lottery tickets go on sale in Oklahoma tomorrow, and both players and store owners are raring to go.
2005
Scientific Games Awarded Two Contracts With German Lottery. Scientific Games announced Monday that its German subsidiary Scientific Games Honsel GmbH was awarded two contracts with Toto-Lotto Niedersachsen GmbH, the state lottery of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) based in Hanover - one to supply instant lottery tickets, and the other for distribution and consulting services.
2005
S.C. man claims $1 million Powerball lottery prize. On Monday, Francis H. Stephenson grasped a giant check as he was named the first S.C. resident to win $1 million in the state lottery's Powerball Power Play Match 5 game.
2004
$214 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Delaware. Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Delaware has a secret worth $214.7 million dollars.
2004
Woman loses $5K in lottery ticket scam. A Brentwood woman was offered $5,000 to cash in a winning lottery ticket. Instead, the woman lost more than $5,000 of her money, hoodwinked by con artists in a popular scam that often targets Spanish-speaking immigrants.
2004
Alabama man wins $131K in Tenn. lottery. An Alabama man crossed the Tennessee state line to the Conoco station and came up the big winner in the Lotto 5, walking away with a $131,527 jackpot.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$548 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 12, 2018
2.$314 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2018
3.$240 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 12, 2005
4.€166 Million
US$183.88 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 11, 2016
5.€142 Million
US$179.81 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2014
6.€154.69 Million
US$171.35 Million
Draw Date
Oct 11, 2016
7.$170 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2009
8.$166 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2014
9.$133 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 12, 2013
10.$128 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 11, 2017
11.$107 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 12, 2016
12.$102 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 11, 2003
13.€80 Million
US$100.29 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2006
14.€90 Million
US$98.97 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2016
15.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 12, 2019
16.$86 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 12, 2011
17.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 11, 2014
18.$75 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2015
19.$72 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2020
20.€61 Million
US$70.59 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Oct 12, 2018
21.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2015
21.$70 Million
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2009
23.$69 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2020
24.$65 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 11, 2005
25.€58.81 Million
US$64.84 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Oct 16, 2020

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1988
Tuesday, Oct 11, 1988
32 years old
1974
Friday, Oct 11, 1974
46 years old
1974
Friday, Oct 11, 1974
46 years old
1967
Wednesday, Oct 11, 1967
53 years old
1966
Tuesday, Oct 11, 1966
54 years old
1961
Wednesday, Oct 11, 1961
59 years old
1960
Tuesday, Oct 11, 1960
60 years old
1959
Sunday, Oct 11, 1959
61 years old
1956
Thursday, Oct 11, 1956
64 years old
1954
Monday, Oct 11, 1954
66 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2018
Soyuz MS-10, launching an intended crew for the ISS, suffers an in-flight abort. The crew lands safely.
2013
A migrant boat sinks in the Channel of Sicily with at least 34 people dead.
2002
A bomb attack in a shopping mall in Finland kills seven.
2001
The Polaroid Corporation files for federal bankruptcy protection.
2000
NASA launches STS-92, the 100th Space Shuttle mission.
1991
Prof. Anita Hill delivers her televised testimony concerning sexual harassment during the Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination
1987
The AIDS Memorial Quilt is first displayed during the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.
1987
Start of Operation Pawan by Indian forces in Sri Lanka. Thousands of civilians, insurgents, soldiers die.
1986
Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Iceland to continue discussions about scaling back IRBM arsenals in Europe.
1984
Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.
1984
Aeroflot Flight 3352 crashes into maintenance vehicles upon landing in Omsk, Russia, killing 178.
1976
George Washington is posthumously promoted to the grade of General of the Armies.
1972
A race riot occurs on the United States Navy aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off the coast of Vietnam.
1968
NASA launches Apollo 7, the first successful manned Apollo mission.
1962
The Second Vatican Council becomes the first ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church in 92 years.
1958
NASA launches Pioneer 1, its first space probe, although it fails to achieve a stable orbit.
1954
In accord with the 1954 Geneva Conference, French troops complete their withdrawal from North Vietnam.
1950
CBS's field-sequential color system for television is the first to be licensed for broadcast by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
1944
The Tuvan People's Republic is annexed by the Soviet Union.
1942
World War II: Off Guadalcanal, United States Navy ships intercept and defeat a Japanese force.
1941
Beginning of the National Liberation War of Macedonia.
1937
The Duke and Duchess of Windsor tour Nazi Germany for 12 days and meet Adolf Hitler on the 22nd.
1918
The 7.1 MwSan Fermín earthquake shakes Puerto Rico. The quake and resulting tsunami kill up to 116 people.
1912
First Balkan War: The day after the Battle of Sarantaporo, Greek troops liberate the city of Kozani.
1910
Piloted by Arch Hoxsey, Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane.
1906
San Francisco sparks a diplomatic crisis between the United States and Japan by ordering segregated schools for Japanese students.
1899
The Second Boer War erupts in South Africa between the British-ruled Cape Colony, and the Boer-ruled Transvaal and Orange Free State.
1890
In Washington, D.C., the Daughters of the American Revolution is founded.
1865
Hundreds of black men and women march in Jamaica, starting the Morant Bay rebellion.
1862
American Civil War: Confederate troops conduct a raid on Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
1852
The University of Sydney, Australia's oldest university, is inaugurated in Sydney.
1840
The Maronite leader Bashir Shihab II surrenders to the Ottoman Empire and later is sent to Malta in exile.
1811
The Juliana begins operation as the first steam-powered ferry in New York harbor.
1797
The Royal Navy decisively defeats the Batavian Navy at Camperdown during the French Revolutionary Wars.
1776
American Revolution: A fleet of American boats on Lake Champlain is defeated by the Royal Navy, but delays the British advance until 1777.
1767
Surveying for the Mason-Dixon line separating Maryland from Pennsylvania is completed.
1649
Cromwell's New Model Army Sacks Wexford, killing over 2,000 Irish Confederate troops and 1,500 civilians.
1634
The Burchardi flood kills around 15,000 in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany.
1614
The New Netherland Company applies to the States General of the Netherlands for exclusive trading rights in what is now the northeastern United States.
1531
Huldrych Zwingli is killed in battle with the Roman Catholic cantons of Switzerland.
1311
The peerage and clergy restrict the authority of English kings with the Ordinances of 1311.
1142
A peace treaty ends the Jin-Song wars.
1138
A massive earthquake strikes Aleppo; it is one of the most destructive earthquakes ever.

Births On This Day

1997
Jeando Fuchs, French footballer
1995
Nicolás Jarry, Chilean tennis player
1994
Clésio Baúque, Mozambican footballer
1994
T.J. Watt, American football player
1993
Hardik Pandya, Indian cricketer
1992
Riffi Mandanda, Congolese footballer
1992
Ligi Sao, New Zealand rugby league player
1992
Christian Davis, English cricketer
1992
Cardi B, American rapper
1991
Patrick Leyland, American baseball player
1990
Joo, South Korean singer and actress
1990
Sebastian Rode, German footballer
1989
Michelle Wie, American golfer
1988
Omar Gonzalez, American soccer player
1988
Ricochet, American Professional Wrestler
1987
Tony Beltran, American soccer player
1987
Mike Conley, Jr., American basketball player
1987
Nathan Coulter-Nile, Australian cricketer
1986
Ikioi Shōta, Japanese sumo wrestler
1985
Nesta Carter, Jamaican sprinter
1985
Yang Cheng, Chinese footballer
1985
Álvaro Fernández, Uruguayan footballer
1985
Michelle Trachtenberg, American actress
1984
Sergio Hellings, Dutch footballer
1984
Martha MacIsaac, Canadian-American actress, producer, and screenwriter
1984
Zeb Taia, Australian-New Zealand rugby league player
1984
Jane Zhang, Chinese singer-songwriter
1982
Cameron Knowles, New Zealand footballer
1982
Jeff Larish, American baseball player
1982
Terrell Suggs, American football player
1982
Mauricio Victorino, Uruguayan footballer
1980
Nyron Nosworthy, English footballer
1979
Jamar Beasley, American football player
1979
Andy Douglas, American wrestler
1979
Kim Yong-dae, South Korean footballer
1978
Carl Bussey, American soccer player
1978
Takuya Kawaguchi, Japanese footballer
1977
Matt Bomer, American actor and producer
1977
Igor Figueiredo, Brazilian snooker player
1977
Jérémie Janot, French footballer and manager
1977
Desmond Mason, American basketball player and sportscaster
1977
Rhett MacLaughlin, American Youtuber
1977
Ty Wigginton, American baseball player
1976
Dominic Aitchison, Scottish bass player and songwriter
1976
Emily Deschanel, American actress and producer
1974
Jason Arnott, Canadian ice hockey player
1974
Rachel Barton Pine, American violinist and educator
1973
Brendan B. Brown, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Wheatus)
1973
Greg Chalmers, Australian golfer
1973
Steven Pressley, Scottish footballer and manager
1973
Niki Xanthou, Greek long jumper
1973
Dmitri Young, American baseball player and radio host
1972
Marcus Bai, Papua New Guinean rugby league player
1971
Petra Haden, American violinist and singer
1971
Oleksandr Pomazun, Ukrainian footballer and manager
1970
Chidi Ahanotu, American football player
1970
Vanessa Harding, American wrestler
1970
MC Lyte, American rapper, DJ, and actress
1970
Andy Marriott, English-Welsh footballer and manager
1970
Shin Tae-yong, South Korean footballer and coach
1969
Merieme Chadid, Moroccan astronomer and explorer
1969
Stephen Moyer, English actor
1969
Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands
1968
Jane Krakowski, American actress and singer
1968
Claude Lapointe, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1968
Brett Salisbury, American football player and author
1967
Jay Grdina, American businessman and pornographic actor
1967
Artie Lange, American actor and comedian
1967
David Starr, American race car driver
1966
Luke Perry, American actor and producer (d. 2019)
1966
Todd Snider, American singer-songwriter
1966
Stephen Williams, Welsh lawyer and politician
1965
Sean Patrick Flanery, American actor and producer
1965
Alexander Hacke, German singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1965
Orlando Hernández, Cuban baseball player
1965
Volodymyr Horilyi, Ukrainian footballer and coach
1964
Michael J. Nelson, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1963
Marcus Graham, Australian actor
1963
Brian Rice, Scottish footballer and manager
1963
Ronny Rosenthal, Israeli-English footballer
1962
Joan Cusack, American actress
1961
Neil Buchanan, English guitarist
1961
Steve Young, American football player and sportscaster
1960
Randy Breuer, American basketball player
1960
Nicola Bryant, English actress
1960
Curt Ford, American baseball player and manager
1960
Gábor Pölöskei, Hungarian footballer and manager
1959
Wayne Gardner, Australian motorcycle racer
1959
Allan Little, Scottish journalist and author
1957
Francky Dury, Belgian footballer and manager
1957
Dawn French, Welsh-English actress, comedian and screenwriter
1956
Nicanor Duarte, Paraguayan lawyer and politician, President of Paraguay
1956
Derek Ringer, Scottish race car driver
1955
Norm Nixon, American basketball player and sportscaster
1954
David Michaels, American epidemiologist and politician
1954
Vojislav Šešelj, Serbian lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia
1953
David Morse, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1952
Paulette Carlson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1951
Bruce Bartlett, American economist, historian, and author
1951
Jean-Jacques Goldman, French singer-songwriter and guitarist
1951
Jon Miller, American sportscaster
1951
Charles Shyer, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1950
William R. Forstchen, American historian and author
1950
Amos Gitai, Israeli director, producer, and author
1950
Patty Murray, American educator and politician
1949
Henry Luke Orombi, Ugandan archbishop
1949
Lawrence Tanter, American basketball player and sportscaster
1948
David Rendall, English tenor and actor
1948
Peter Turkson, Ghanaian cardinal
1947
Thomas Boswell, American journalist and author
1947
Lucas Papademos, Greek economist and politician, 183rd Prime Minister of Greece
1947
Alan Pascoe, English hurdler
1946
Elinor Goodman, English journalist
1946
Daryl Hall, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1946
Sawao Kato, Japanese gymnast
1945
Andrew Logan, English sculptor and painter
1945
Dusty Rhodes, American professional wrestler (d. 2015)
1944
Rodney Marsh, English footballer, manager, and sportscaster
1943
Keith Boyce, Barbadian cricketer (d. 1996)
1943
Michael Harloe, English sociologist and academic
1943
John Nettles, English actor and writer
1943
Ilmar Reepalu, Swedish lawyer and politician
1943
Gene Watson, American singer-songwriter and producer
1942
Richard Wilson, Baron Wilson of Dinton, Welsh academic and politician
1942
Amitabh Bachchan, Indian film actor, producer, television host, and former politician
1941
Lester Bowie, American trumpet player and composer (d. 1999)
1940
Lucy Morgan, American newspaper reporter
1939
Maria Bueno, Brazilian tennis player (d. 2018)
1939
Austin Currie, Northern Irish lawyer and SDLP politician
1938
Michael Stear, English air marshal
1937
Bobby Charlton, English footballer and manager
1937
R. H. W. Dillard, American poet, author, and critic
1937
Ron Leibman, American actor and screenwriter
1936
C. Gordon Fullerton, American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 2013)
1936
Billy Higgins, American drummer and educator (d. 2001)
1936
James M. McPherson, American historian and author
1935
Dan Evins, American businessman, founded Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (d. 2012)
1935
Daniel Quinn, American author and environmentalist (d. 2018)
1932
Saul Friedländer, Israeli historian and author
1932
Barry Jones, Australian lawyer and politician
1932
Dottie West, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 1991)
1930
Michael Edwardes, South African-English businessman
1930
LaVell Edwards, American football player and coach (d. 2016)
1930
Sam Johnson, American colonel and politician
1929
Curtis Amy, American saxophonist and clarinetist (d. 2002)
1928
Alfonso de Portago, Spanish race car driver and bobsledder (d. 1957)
1928
Roscoe Robinson, Jr., American general (d. 1993)
1928
Geoffrey Tordoff, Baron Tordoff, English businessman and politician
1927
Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (d. 2005)
1927
Jim Prior, Baron Prior, English soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
1926
Jean Alexander, English actress (d. 2016)
1926
Yvon Dupuis, Canadian politician (d. 2017)
1926
Thích Nhất Hạnh, Vietnamese monk, author, and poet
1926
Earle Hyman, American actor (d. 2017)
1926
Neville Wran, Australian lawyer and politician, 35th Premier of New South Wales (d. 2014)
1925
Elmore Leonard, American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
1924
André Emmerich, German-American art dealer (d. 2007)
1924
Sammy McCrory, Northern Irish footballer (d. 2011)
1922
G. C. Edmondson, American soldier and author (d. 1995)
1919
Art Blakey, American drummer and bandleader (d. 1990)
1919
Douglas Albert Munro, United States Coast Guard signalman, posthumously awarded Medal of Honor (d. 1942)
1918
Fred Bodsworth, Canadian journalist and author (d. 2012)
1918
Jerome Robbins, American director, producer, and choreographer (d. 1998)
1916
Nanaji Deshmukh, Indian educator and activist (d. 2010)
1915
T. Llew Jones, Welsh author and poet (d. 2009)
1913
Joe Simon, American author and illustrator (d. 2011)
1911
Nello Pagani, Italian motorcycle racer and race car driver (d. 2003)
1910
Cahit Arf, Turkish mathematician and academic (d. 1997)
1905
Fred Trump, American real estate entrepreneur (d. 1999)
1902
Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian activist and politician (d. 1979)
1901
Masanobu Tsuji, Japanese colonel and politician (d. 1961)
1899
Eddie Dyer, American baseball player and manager (d. 1964)
1897
Nathan Farragut Twining, American general (d. 1982)
1896
Roman Jakobson, Russian-American linguist and theorist (d. 1982)
1894
Julius Kuperjanov, Estonian educator and lieutenant (d. 1919)
1890
A. V. Kulasingham, Sri Lankan journalist, lawyer, and politician (d. 1978)
1885
François Mauriac, French novelist, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
1884
Friedrich Bergius, German-Argentinian chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1949)
1884
Eleanor Roosevelt, American humanitarian and politician, 39th First Lady of the United States (d. 1962)
1884
Sig Ruman, German-American actor (d. 1967)
1881
Hans Kelsen, Czech-American jurist and philosopher (d. 1973)
1879
Ernst Mally, Austrian philosopher and academic (d. 1944)
1872
Emily Davison, English educator and activist (d. 1913)
1872
Harlan F. Stone, American lawyer and jurist, 12th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1946)
1871
Johan Oscar Smith, Norwegian evangelist, founded the Brunstad Christian Church (d. 1943)
1865
Hans E. Kinck, Norwegian philologist and author (d. 1926)
1844
Henry J. Heinz, American businessman, founded the H. J. Heinz Company (d. 1919)
1835
Theodore Thomas, American conductor, founded the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (d. 1905)
1821
George Williams, English philanthropist, founded the YMCA (d. 1905)
1815
Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte, Italian-French politician (d. 1881)
1814
Jean-Baptiste Lamy, French-American archbishop (d. 1888)
1803
Gregor von Helmersen, Estonian-Russian general and geologist (d. 1885)
1793
Maria James, Welsh-born American poet, domestic servant (d. 1868)
1788
Simon Sechter, Austrian organist, composer, and conductor (d. 1867)
1786
Stevenson Archer, American judge and politician (d. 1848)
1758
Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, German physician and astronomer (d. 1840)
1739
Grigory Potemkin, Russian general and politician (d. 1791)
1738
Arthur Phillip, English admiral and politician, 1st Governor of New South Wales (d. 1814)
1675
Samuel Clarke, English minister and philosopher (d. 1729)
1672
Pylyp Orlyk, Ukrainian-Romanian diplomat (d. 1742)
1671
Frederick IV of Denmark (d. 1730)
1661
Melchior de Polignac, French cardinal and poet (d. 1742)
1616
Andreas Gryphius, German poet and playwright (d. 1664)
1552
Tsarevich Dmitry Ivanovich of Russia, Grand Prince of Moscow (d. 1553)
1492
Charles Orlando, Dauphin of France, French noble (d. 1495)

Deaths On This Day

2017
Clifford Husbands, Barbadian politician (b. 1926)
2015
Dean Chance, American baseball player and manager (b. 1941)
2015
Jack Drake, American lawyer and politician (b. 1934)
2014
Anita Cerquetti, Italian soprano (b. 1931)
2014
Carmelo Simeone, Argentinian footballer (b. 1933)
2014
Bob Such, Australian educator and politician (b. 1944)
2013
María de Villota, Spanish race car driver (b. 1980)
2013
Johnny Kovatch, American football player and coach (b. 1912)
2013
Erich Priebke, German captain (b. 1913)
2013
William H. Sullivan, American diplomat, United States Ambassador to the Philippines (b. 1922)
2012
Helmut Haller, German footballer and coach (b. 1939)
2012
Edward Kossoy, Polish lawyer, publicist, and activist (b. 1913)
2012
Édgar Negret, Colombian sculptor (b. 1920)
2012
Champ Summers, American baseball player and coach (b. 1946)
2009
Angelo DiGeorge, American physician and endocrinologist (b. 1922)
2009
Halit Refiğ, Turkish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1934)
2008
Marjorie Fletcher, English Director of the Women's Royal Naval Service (b. 1932)
2008
Jörg Haider, Austrian lawyer and politician, Governor of Carinthia (b. 1950)
2008
Ernst-Paul Hasselbach, Surinamese-Dutch television host and producer (b. 1966)
2008
Neal Hefti, American trumpet player and composer (b. 1922)
2007
David Lee "Tex" Hill, South Korean-American general and pilot (b. 1915)
2007
Werner von Trapp, Austrian-American singer (b. 1915)
2006
Cory Lidle, American baseball player (b. 1972)
2005
Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Pakistani-Canadian linguist, journalist, and poet (b. 1917)
2005
Attilâ İlhan, Turkish poet, author, and journalist (b. 1925)
2005
Edward Szczepanik, Polish economist and politician, Prime Minister of Poland (b. 1915)
2004
Keith Miller, Australian cricketer and pilot (b. 1919)
2001
Beni Montresor, Italian director, set designer, and illustrator (b. 1926)
2000
Luc-Marie Bayle, French historian, photographer, and painter (b. 1914)
2000
Donald Dewar, Scottish lawyer and politician, 1st First Minister of Scotland (b. 1937)
1999
Leo Lionni, Dutch-American author and illustrator (b. 1910)
1998
Richard Denning, American actor (b. 1914)
1996
Keith Boyce, Barbadian cricketer (b. 1943)
1996
Eleanor Cameron, Canadian-American author and critic (b. 1912)
1996
Renato Russo, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1960)
1996
Joe Morris, English-Canadian lieutenant and trade union leader (b. 1913)
1993
Andy Stewart, Scottish singer and entertainer (b. 1933)
1991
Redd Foxx, American actor and comedian (b. 1922)
1989
M. King Hubbert, American geologist and academic (b. 1904)
1988
Bonita Granville, American actress (b. 1923)
1986
Norm Cash, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1934)
1984
Benno Schotz, Scottish sculptor and engineer (b. 1891)
1983
R. Fraser Armstrong, Canadian administrator and engineer (b. 1889)
1977
MacKinlay Kantor, American journalist, author, and screenwriter (b. 1904)
1976
Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author, screenwriter, and songwriter (b. 1897)
1971
Tamanoumi Masahiro, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 51st Yokozuna (b. 1944)
1971
Chesty Puller, American general (b. 1898)
1968
Selim Sarper, Turkish educator and politician, 13th Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1899)
1967
Stanley Morison, typographer, known for work on Times New Romanfont (b. 1889)
1965
Dorothea Lange, American photographer and journalist (b. 1895)
1965
Walther Stampfli, Swiss lawyer and politician, 50th President of the Swiss Confederation (b. 1884)
1963
Jean Cocteau, French author, poet, and playwright (b. 1889)
1961
Chico Marx, American comedian (b. 1887)
1958
Maurice de Vlaminck, French painter (b. 1876)
1941
Heinrich Gutkin, Estonian businessman and politician (b. 1879)
1941
Mihkel Pung, Estonian politician, 11th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1876)
1940
Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1860)
1935
Steele Rudd, Australian author (b. 1868)
1932
William Alden Smith, American lawyer and politician (b. 1859)
1908
Rita Cetina Gutiérrez, Mexican poet, educator, and activist (b. 1846)
1904
Mary Tenney Gray, American editorial writer, club-woman, philanthropist, and suffragette (b. 1833)
1897
Léon Boëllmann, French organist and composer (b. 1862)
1896
Edward Benson, English archbishop (b. 1829)
1896
Anton Bruckner, Austrian organist, composer, and educator (b. 1824)
1889
James Prescott Joule, English physicist and brewer (b. 1818)
1852
Gotthold Eisenstein, German mathematician and academic (b. 1823)
1837
Samuel Wesley, English organist and composer (b. 1766)
1821
John Ross Key, American lieutenant, lawyer, and judge (b. 1754)
1809
Meriwether Lewis, American captain, explorer, and politician, 2nd Governor of Louisiana Territory (b. 1774)
1779
Casimir Pulaski, Polish-American general (b. 1745)
1725
Hans Herr, Swiss-American bishop (b. 1639)
1721
Edward Colston, English merchant and politician (b. 1636)
1708
Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician, physicist, physician, and philosopher (b. 1651)
1705
Guillaume Amontons, French physicist and instrument maker (b. 1663)
1698
William Molyneux, Irish philosopher and writer (b. 1656)
1684
James Tuchet, 3rd Earl of Castlehaven (b. c. 1617)
1667
Mattias de' Medici, Italian noble (b. 1613)
1579
Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, Ottoman politician, 43rd Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1506)
1542
Thomas Wyatt, English poet and diplomat (born 1503)
1531
Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss pastor and theologian (b. 1484)
1424
Jan Žižka, Czech general and Hussite leader
1347
Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1282)
1303
Pope Boniface VIII (b. 1235)
1188
Robert I, Count of Dreux (b. 1123)
1159
William of Blois, Count of Boulogne and Earl of Surrey (b. c. 1137)
1086
Sima Guang, Chinese historian and statesman (b. 1019)
965
Bruno the Great, Archbishop of Cologne (b. 925)

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