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On This Day in History:  October 13

October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 79 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Calif. man who spent $60K on lottery tickets wins $6 million jackpot. A California resident's persistence has finally paid off, and it only took 30 years of commitment and dedication. The devoted player's tenacity landed him a $6 million jackpot after he had collectively spent around $60,000 on lottery tickets.
2018
$654 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot skyrockets. For only the 5th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has grown to more than $600 million.
2017
Former CT Lottery chief pays $11,000 in fines, givebacks. Frank Farricker, the former chairman of the Connecticut Lottery Commission's board of directors will pay a $5,000 penalty and an additional $6,300 restitution to the state as part of a settlement over improper benefits he received while acting president and CEO of the Lottery.
2016
Australian family win $4m beach house lottery after spending $200 on tickets. One lucky Australian family has won an oceanfront house worth nearly $4 million after spending $200 on lottery raffle tickets.
2016
Judge: winner's lawsuit in lottery-fixing case can continue. The winner of a $9 million state lottery jackpot can continue a lawsuit that contends he would have won millions more if the prior drawing had not been rigged by a rogue insider, an Iowa judge has ruled.
2010
Couple, son charged in Detroit illegal lottery. Police went searching for drugs, but discovered a major gambling operation instead.
2009
Arkansas man among the first to win $100,000 lottery prize. On Sunday, an Arkansas man won a $100,000 prize after buying a $5 Arkansas scratch-off lottery ticket -- the biggest prize anybody has won so far in the two-week-old lottery, and the biggest prize available in the lottery's current games.
2009
China gets lottery fever after massive jackpot. Water-cooler talk across China has been awash with theories on how to spend a fortune after someone from Henan province won nearly 360 million yuan (US$52.7 million) on Thursday.
2009
Jacksonville man wins lottery jackpot - again. A Jacksonville man bought a winning $1 million scratch-off lottery ticket Saturday -- six years after claiming a $250,000 prize from another game.
2009
Iowa steelworkers group claims $1 million Powerball lottery prize. A group of 10 co-workers from a Des Moines tire-manufacturing plant stepped forward Monday to claim a $1 million Powerball prize they'd won with a ticket purchased a local convenience store.
2009
3 little numbers equal 1 big win for the N.C. lottery. Three numbers are providing a hobby for lottery players and a big win for the North Carolina state lottery.
2009
Texas Lottery players can now look forward to Powerball. Texas Lottery players: Powerball tickets may soon be sold at a store near you.
2005
Powerball lottery jackpot soars to $290 million. Lottery players from around the United States and the rest of the world will rush to grab tickets for Saturday's Powerball drawing, which will be the largest jackpot the game has seen since that fateful Christmas Day in 2002 when Jack Whittaker won the largest prize ever awarded to a single person -- $314,900,000.
2005
Oklahoma lottery hopefuls waited in the dark for stores to open. Gas station attendants in Ardmore say Oklahomans were lining up outside convenience stores in their pajamas in an effort to get lottery tickets when they first went on sale at five Wednesday morning.
2005
Nine finalists in running for Texas Lottery chief. A special search committee will begin Friday to interview nine finalists for Executive Director of the Texas Lottery, whittled down from 126 applicants. Only one of the nine people has experience working at a state lottery.
2005
Lottery gadfly not betting on getting top post. Dawn Nettles has an interview Friday for the job of Executive Director of the Texas Lottery Commission, but she figures the odds are against her.
2005
Oklahoma border residents unable to buy lottery tickets. Many stores on the Arkansas border were not able to sell lottery tickets yesterday, the official start date of the Oklahoma Lottey.
2004
Mega Millions lottery jackpot raised to $25 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $25 million Wednesday.
2004
Stunned Delaware workers to claim $214 million Powerball jackpot. A Delaware lawyer representing a group of employees at a Delaware printing firm says the group is stepping forward to claim a $214 million Powerball jackpot.
2004
Promotional Game Ruled Illegal. The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled that a promotional game that offers up to a $250 cash prize is a form of lottery that is illegal in the state.
2004
Idaho School Turns Down Lottery Donation. During these tough budget times, schools don't often pass up a check for $10,000. But that's just what one Idaho charter school has done - to set a moral example for students.
2004
GTECH gets 90-day contract extension with Colorado Lottery. GTECH Holdings Corporation today announced that the Colorado Lottery, under the provisions of its original contract with GTECH, has granted the West Greenwich-based company a 90-day contract extension.
2004
California lottery winner shot to death in Seattle. A man shot to death by police outside Qwest Field in the wee hours before the St. Louis Rams-Seattle Seahawks game has been identified by his family as a California lottery winner.
2003
$117 Million Powerball Jackpot. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $117 million, with a cash option of $62 million. That's currently the largest lottery jackpot in the world.
2003
$12 Million: Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls, 260,000+ Tickets Win. Since no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $10 million jackpot, that jackpot now grows to an estimated $12 million for the Tuesday, October 14, 2003 drawing.
2003
One ticket wins $3 million in Florida lotto. One ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $3 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
2003
Lottery player going to court over Powerball ticket. Richard "Termite" Allender is on a mission to find the winner of a $100,000 Powerball ticket sold March 12 at Joe's Junction in Trafalgar in Indiana.
2003
Lottery losers sue for change. The Kentucky Lottery Corp. has been hit with another lawsuit challenging its Extra Cash game and its advertising.
2003
N.C. Lottery debate: You can bet both sides will be passionate. Aside from what it might cost to put together, or to pay out prizes, or what it's social costs might be, there is much more interesting question right now: How much would it cost North Carolinians to debate a state lottery?
2003
Judge raps FTC over lottery ticket case. An Ontario judge has sharply criticized the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the way it has handled a case against a Canadian businessman who is alleged to have fraudulently sold thousands of lottery tickets across the border.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$667 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 16, 2018
2.$314 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2018
3.$305 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 15, 2005
4.€142 Million
US$179.81 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2014
5.€155.92 Million
US$172.04 Million
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2016
6.$170 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2009
7.$166 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2014
8.$156 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 16, 2013
9.$143 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2017
10.$122 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 15, 2016
11.$117 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 15, 2003
12.$105 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 15, 2011
13.€80 Million
US$100.29 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2006
14.$100 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 16, 2019
15.€90 Million
US$98.97 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2016
16.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 15, 2014
17.€74 Million
US$85.04 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Oct 19, 2018
18.$77 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2005
19.$75 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2015
20.$72 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2020
20.$72 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 15, 2010
22.€54 Million
US$70.43 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 16, 2012
23.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2015
23.$70 Million
Draw Date
Oct 14, 2009
25.$69 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 13, 2020

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1994
Thursday, Oct 13, 1994
26 years old
1986
Monday, Oct 13, 1986
34 years old
1984
Saturday, Oct 13, 1984
36 years old
1980
Monday, Oct 13, 1980
40 years old
1977
Thursday, Oct 13, 1977
43 years old
1975
Monday, Oct 13, 1975
45 years old
1971
Wednesday, Oct 13, 1971
49 years old
1967
Friday, Oct 13, 1967
53 years old
1967
Friday, Oct 13, 1967
53 years old
1964
Tuesday, Oct 13, 1964
56 years old
1962
Saturday, Oct 13, 1962
58 years old
1961
Friday, Oct 13, 1961
59 years old
1959
Tuesday, Oct 13, 1959
61 years old
1958
Monday, Oct 13, 1958
62 years old
1958
Monday, Oct 13, 1958
62 years old
1956
Saturday, Oct 13, 1956
64 years old
1956
Saturday, Oct 13, 1956
64 years old
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2016
The Maldives announces its decision to withdraw from the Commonwealth of Nations.
2013
A stampede occurs in India during the Hindu festival Navratri, killing 115 and injuring more than 110.
2010
The mining accident in Copiapó, Chile ends as all 33 trapped miners arrive at the surface after a record 69 days underground.
1990
Syrian forces attack free areas of Lebanon, removing General Michel Aoun from the presidential palace.
1983
Ameritech Mobile Communications launches the first US cellular network in Chicago.
1976
The first electron micrograph of an Ebola virus is taken at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by Dr. F. A. Murphy.
1972
Aeroflot Flight 217 crashes outside Moscow, killing 174.
1972
Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashes in the Andes mountains. 28 survive the crash. All but 16 succumb before rescue on December 23
1962
The Pacific Northwest experiences a cyclone the equal of a Cat 3 hurricane, with winds above 150 mph. 46 people die.
1946
France adopts the constitution of the Fourth Republic.
1944
World War II: The Soviet Riga Offensive captures the city.
1943
World War II: The new government of Italy sides with the Allies and declares war on Germany.
1923
Ankara becomes the capital of Turkey.
1921
Soviet republics sign the Treaty of Kars to formalize the borders between Turkey and the South Caucasus states.
1917
The "Miracle of the Sun" is witnessed by an estimated 70,000 people in the Cova da Iria in Portugal.
1915
First World War: The Battle of the Hohenzollern Redoubt marks the end of the Battle of Loos.
1911
Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, becomes the first Governor General of Canada of royal descent.
1908
Margaret Travers Symons bursts into the UK parliament and became the first woman to speak there.
1903
The Boston Red Sox win the first modern World Series, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the eighth game.
1892
Edward Emerson Barnard discovers first comet discovered by photographic means.
1885
The Georgia Institute of Technology is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.
1884
The International Meridian Conference establishes the meridian of the Greenwich Observatory as the prime meridian.
1881
First known conversation in modern Hebrew by Eliezer Ben-Yehuda and friends.
1843
In New York City, B'nai B'rith, the oldest Jewish service organization in the world, is founded.
1821
The Declaration of Independence of the Mexican Empire is publicly proclaimed.
1812
War of 1812: Sir Isaac Brock's British and native forces repel an invasion of Canada by General Rensselaer's United States forces.
1793
French Revolutionary Wars: Austro-Prussian victory over Republican France at the First Battle of Wissembourg
1792
In Washington, D.C., the cornerstone of the United States Executive Mansion (known as the White House since 1818) is laid.
1775
The Continental Congress establishes the Continental Navy (predecessor of the United States Navy).
1710
Port Royal, the capital of French Acadia, falls in a siege by British forces.
1644
A Swedish-Dutch fleet defeats the Danish fleet at Fehmarn and captures about 1,000 prisoners.
1332
Rinchinbal Khan becomes the Khagan of the Mongols and Emperor of the Yuan dynasty, reigning for only 53 days.
1307
Hundreds of Knights Templar in France are arrested at dawn by King Phillip the Fair, and later confess under torture to heresy.
1269
The present church building at Westminster Abbey is consecrated.
409
Vandals and Alans cross the Pyrenees and appear in Hispania.
AD 54
Roman emperor Claudius dies from poisoning under mysterious circumstances.

Births On This Day

2001
Caleb McLaughlin, American actor
1995
Jimin_(singer,_born_1995), South Korean singer for BTS
1994
Ryan Matterson, Australian rugby league player
1990
Emma Flood, Norwegian tennis player
1990
Andrej Rendla, Slovak footballer
1990
Adrián Sardinero, Spanish footballer
1989
Breno Borges, Brazilian footballer
1989
Luke Kelly, Australian rugby league player
1989
Clive Rose, Australian cricketer
1989
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, member of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress
1988
Scott Jamieson, Australian footballer
1988
Enrique Pérez, Mexican footballer
1987
Adrian Poparadu, Romanian footballer
1987
Nikita Satalkin, Russian footballer
1987
Tochinoshin Tsuyoshi, Georgian sumo wrestler
1986
Gabriel Agbonlahor, English footballer
1986
Sergio Pérez Moya, Mexican footballer
1982
Antonio Pavanello, Italian rugby player
1982
Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer
1981
Ryan Ashford, English footballer
1981
Taylor Buchholz, American baseball player
1980
Ashanti, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
1980
David Haye, English boxer
1980
Magne Hoseth, Norwegian footballer
1980
Scott Parker, English footballer
1979
Wes Brown, English footballer
1979
Mamadou Niang, Senegalese footballer
1978
Jermaine O'Neal, American basketball player
1977
Gareth Batty, English cricketer
1977
Benjamin Clapp, American drummer
1977
Antonio Di Natale, Italian footballer
1977
Justin Peroff, Canadian drummer and actor
1977
Paul Pierce, American basketball player
1973
Brian Dawkins, American football player and coach
1973
Peter Dumbreck, Scottish race car driver
1973
Matt Hughes, American wrestler and mixed martial artist
1972
Summer Sanders, American swimmer and sportscaster
1971
Sacha Baron Cohen, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter
1971
Billy Bush, American television journalist and radio host
1971
Pyrros Dimas, Albanian-Greek weightlifter and politician
1970
Serena Altschul, American journalist
1970
Rob Howley, Welsh rugby player and coach
1970
Paul Potts, English tenor
1969
Nancy Kerrigan, American figure skater and actress
1969
Cady McClain, American actress and singer
1968
Tisha Campbell-Martin, American actress and singer
1967
Scott Cooper, American baseball player
1967
Trevor Hoffman, American baseball player and manager
1967
Javier Sotomayor, Cuban high jumper
1967
Steve Vickers, English footballer
1967
Kate Walsh, American actress and producer
1966
Larry Collmus, American sportscaster
1966
John Regis, English sprinter
1966
Baja Mali Knindža, Serbian singer
1965
Johan Museeuw, Belgian cyclist
1964
Fanie de Villiers, South African cricketer
1964
Nie Haisheng, Chinese general, pilot, and astronaut
1964
Christopher Judge, American actor and producer
1964
Marco Travaglio, Italian journalist and author
1963
Colin Channer, Jamaican-American author and academic
1963
Chip Foose, American engineer and television host
1962
T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh, American actress and author
1962
Kelly Preston, American actress
1962
Jerry Rice, American football player and sportscaster
1961
Rachel De Thame, English gardener and television presenter
1961
Doc Rivers, American basketball player and coach
1960
Joey Belladonna, American singer-songwriter
1960
Tim Brewster, American football player and coach
1960
Ari Fleischer, American journalist and politician, 24th White House Press Secretary
1960
Eric Joyce, Scottish soldier and politician
1960
Peter Keisler, American lawyer and politician, United States Attorney General
1959
Marie Osmond, American singer, actress, and television spokesperson
1958
Maria Cantwell, American lawyer and politician
1958
Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells, American bassist and composer
1957
Reggie Theus, American basketball player and coach
1956
Chris Carter, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1956
Don Paige, American runner
1956
Joseph Toal, Scottish bishop
1956
Sinan Sakić, Serbian singer (d. 2018)
1955
John Ferenzik, American keyboard player, guitarist, and composer
1954
George Frazier, American baseball player and sportscaster
1954
Claude Ribbe, French historian and academic
1953
John Simpson, English lexicographer and scholar
1952
Mundo Earwood, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)
1951
Stephen Bayley, Welsh journalist, author, and critic
1950
Mollie Katzen, American chef and author
1950
Annegret Richter, German sprinter
1950
Simon Nicol, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1949
Tom Mees, American sportscaster (d. 1996)
1949
Patrick Nève, Belgian race car driver (d. 2017)
1947
Joe Dolce, American-Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1947
Sammy Hagar, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1946
Levon Ananyan, Armenian journalist and author (d. 2013)
1946
Edwina Currie, English politician
1946
Lacy J. Dalton, American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist
1945
Dési Bouterse, Surinamese general and politician, 9th President of Suriname
1944
Robert Lamm, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer
1943
Peter Sauber, Swiss businessman, founded the Sauber F1 Team
1942
Rutanya Alda, Latvian-American actress
1942
Bob Bailey, American baseball player and manager
1942
Jerry Jones, American businessman
1942
Walter McGowan, Scottish boxer
1941
Neil Aspinall, Welsh-English record producer and manager (d. 2008)
1941
Paul Simon, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1941
John Snow, English cricketer
1940
Chris Farlowe, English rock, blues, and soul singer
1940
Pharoah Sanders, American saxophonist and bandleader
1939
Larry Bowie, American football player (d. 2012)
1939
Melinda Dillon, American actress
1938
Shirley Caesar, American gospel singer-songwriter
1938
Hugo Young, English journalist and author (d. 2003)
1936
Chitti Babu, Indian veena player and composer (d. 1996)
1935
Etterlene DeBarge, American singer-songwriter
1935
Bruce Morrow, American radio host and actor
1934
Nana Mouskouri, Greek singer and politician
1933
Thomas Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill, English lawyer and judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (d. 2012)
1933
Raynald Fréchette, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 2007)
1932
Johnny Lytle, American vibraphone player and drummer (d. 1995)
1932
Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer and singer
1931
Raymond Kopa, French footballer (d. 2017)
1931
Eddie Mathews, American baseball player and manager (d. 2001)
1930
Bruce Geller, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1978)
1929
Richard Howard, American poet, critic, and translator
1929
Walasse Ting, Chinese-American painter and poet (d. 2010)
1927
Lee Konitz, American saxophonist and composer
1927
Turgut Özal, Turkish engineer and politician, 8th President of Turkey (d. 1993)
1926
Ray Brown, American bassist and cellist (d. 2002)
1926
Tommy Whittle, Scottish-English saxophonist (d. 2013)
1926
Killer Kowalski, American wrestler (d. 2008)
1926
Eddie Yost, American baseball player and coach (d. 2012)
1925
Lenny Bruce, American comedian and actor (d. 1966)
1925
Armand Mouyal, Algerian-French fencer and police officer (d. 1988)
1925
Margaret Thatcher, English chemist and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 2013)
1925
Gustav Winckler, Danish singer-songwriter (d. 1979)
1924
Terry Gibbs, American vibraphone player and bandleader
1924
Moturu Udayam, Indian activist and politician (d. 2002)
1924
Roberto Eduardo Viola, Argentinian general and politician, 44th President of Argentina (d. 1994)
1923
John C. Champion, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1994)
1923
Rosemary Anne Sisson, English author and playwright (d. 2017)
1923
Faas Wilkes, Dutch footballer (d. 2006)
1922
Nathaniel Clifton, American athlete (d. 1990)
1921
Yves Montand, Italian-French actor and singer (d. 1991)
1920
Laraine Day, American actress (d. 2007)
1919
Jackie Ronne, American explorer (d. 2009)
1918
Robert Walker, American actor (d. 1951)
1917
George Osmond, American talent manager (d. 2007)
1915
Terry Frost, English painter and academic (d. 2003)
1913
Igor Torkar, Slovenian poet and playwright (d. 2004)
1912
Cornel Wilde, Slovak-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1989)
1911
Ashok Kumar, Indian film actor (d. 2001)
1911
Millosh Gjergj Nikolla, Albanian poet and author (d. 1938)
1909
Herblock, American author and illustrator (d. 2001)
1909
Art Tatum, American jazz pianist (d. 1956)
1905
Yves Allégret, French director and screenwriter (d. 1987)
1905
Coloman Braun-Bogdan, Romanian footballer and manager (d. 1983)
1904
Wilfred Pickles, English actor and radio host (d. 1978)
1902
Arna Bontemps, American librarian, author, and poet (d. 1973)
1902
Karl Leichter, Estonian musicologist and academic (d. 1987)
1900
Gerald Marks, American composer (d. 1997)
1899
Piero Dusio, Italian footballer, businessman and race car driver (d. 1975)
1895
Mike Gazella, American baseball player and manager (d. 1978)
1893
Kurt Reidemeister, German mathematician connected to the Vienna Circle (d. 1971)
1891
Irene Rich, American actress (d. 1988)
1890
Conrad Richter, American journalist and novelist (d. 1968)
1887
Jozef Tiso, Slovak priest and politician, President of Slovakia (d. 1947)
1880
Sasha Chorny, Russian poet and author (d. 1932)
1879
Edward Hennig, American gymnast (d. 1960)
1878
Patrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian priest and author (d. 1952)
1876
Rube Waddell, American baseball player (d. 1914)
1874
József Klekl, Slovene-Hungarian priest and politician (d. 1948)
1873
Georgios Kafantaris, Greek politician and Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1946)
1872
Leon Leonwood Bean, American hunter, businessman, and author, founded L.L.Bean (d. 1967)
1870
Albert Jay Nock, American theorist, author, and critic (d. 1945)
1862
Mary Kingsley, English explorer and author (d. 1900)
1853
Lillie Langtry, English actress and singer (d. 1929)
1844
Ernest Myers, English poet and author (d. 1921)
1825
Charles Frederick Worth, English fashion designer, founded House of Worth (d. 1895)
1821
Rudolf Virchow, German physician, biologist, and politician (d. 1902)
1820
John William Dawson, Canadian geologist and academic (d. 1899)
1768
Jacques Félix Emmanuel Hamelin, French admiral and explorer (d. 1839)
1756
James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier, English admiral and politician, 36th Commodore Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1833)
1713
Allan Ramsay, Scottish-English painter (d. 1784)
1703
Andrea Belli, Maltese architect and businessman (d. 1772)
1696
John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, English courtier and politician, Lord Privy Seal (d. 1743)
1613
Luisa de Guzmán, Spanish-Portuguese wife of John IV of Portugal (d. 1666)
1566
Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, Irish politician, Lord High Treasurer of Ireland (d. 1643)
1563
Francis Caracciolo, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1608)
1499
Claude of France (d. 1524)
1474
Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter and educator (d. 1515)
1453
Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, son and heir of Henry VI of England (d. 1471)
1381
Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English politician, Lord High Treasurer of England (d. 1415)
1162
Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile (d. 1214)
467
Emperor Xiaowen of Northern Wei, emperor of Northern Wei (d. 499)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Annapurna Devi Indian surbahar (bass sitar) player of Hindustani classical music (b 1927)
2017
Albert Zafy, Malagasy politician (b. 1927)
2016
Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX), King of Thailand (b. 1927)
2016
Dario Fo, Italian playwright, actor, director, and composer Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)
2016
Jim Prentice, Canadian lawyer and politician, 16th Premier of Alberta (b. 1956)
2015
Rosalyn Baxandall, American historian, author, and academic (b. 1939)
2015
Bruce Hyde, American academic and actor (b. 1941)
2015
Michael J. H. Walsh, English general (b. 1927)
2014
John Bradfield, English biologist and businessman, founded Cambridge Science Park (b. 1925)
2014
Antonio Cafiero, Argentinian accountant and politician, Governor of Buenos Aires Province (b. 1922)
2014
Margaret Hillert, American author and poet (b. 1920)
2014
Mohammad Sarengat, Indonesian sprinter (b. 1939)
2014
Pontus Segerström, Swedish footballer (b. 1981)
2013
Martin Drewes, German soldier and pilot (b. 1918)
2013
Joe Meriweather, American basketball player and coach (b. 1953)
2013
Tommy Whittle, Scottish-English saxophonist (b. 1926)
2013
Takashi Yanase, Japanese poet and illustrator, created Anpanman (b. 1919)
2012
Stuart Bell, English lawyer and politician (b. 1938)
2012
Gary Collins, American actor (b. 1938)
2012
Tomonobu Imamichi, Japanese philosopher and academic (b. 1922)
2011
Barbara Kent, Canadian-born American actress (b. 1907)
2010
Vernon Biever, American photographer (b. 1923)
2009
Stephen Barnett, American scholar and academic (b. 1935)
2008
Alexei Cherepanov, Russian ice hockey player (b. 1989)
2007
Bob Denard, French soldier and academic (b. 1929)
2006
Wang Guangmei, Chinese philanthropist and politician, 2nd Spouse of the President of the People's Republic of China (b. 1921)
2005
Vivian Malone Jones, American activist (b. 1942)
2004
Enrique Fernando, Filipino lawyer and jurist, 13th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines (b. 1915)
2004
Bernice Rubens, Welsh author (b. 1928)
2003
Bertram Brockhouse, Canadian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
2002
Stephen Ambrose, American historian and author (b. 1936)
2002
Keene Curtis, American actor (b. 1923)
2001
Peter Doyle, Australian singer-songwriter (b. 1949)
2000
Jean Peters, American actress (b. 1926)
1999
Michael Hartnett, Irish poet (b. 1941)
1998
Dmitry Nikolayevich Filippov, Russian businessman and politician (b. 1944)
1996
Beryl Reid, English actress (b. 1919)
1993
Otmar Gutmann, Founder of The Pygos Group and creator of Pingu (b. 1937)
1992
James Marshall, American author and illustrator (b. 1942)
1990
Hans Namuth, German-American photographer (b. 1915)
1990
Lê Đức Thọ, Vietnamese general and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
1987
Walter Houser Brattain, American physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)
1987
Kishore Kumar, Indian singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and director (b. 1929)
1987
Nilgün Marmara, Turkish poet and author (b. 1958)
1985
Tage Danielsson, Swedish author, actor, and director (b. 1928)
1981
Rebecca Clarke, English viola player and composer (b. 1886)
1979
Antonio Berni, Argentinian painter, illustrator, and engraver (b. 1905)
1974
Otto Binder, American author (b. 1911)
1974
Anatoli Kozhemyakin, Soviet footballer (b. 1953)
1974
Ed Sullivan, American journalist and talk show host (b. 1901)
1973
Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı, Turkish ethnographer and author (b. 1886)
1973
Albert Mandler, Austrian-Israeli general (b. 1929)
1968
Bea Benaderet, American actress and voice artist (b. 1906)
1966
Clifton Webb, American actor and dancer (b. 1889)
1961
Prince Louis Rwagasore, Burundi politician, Prime Minister of Burundi (b. 1932)
1956
Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı, Turkish poet and author (b. 1910)
1955
Manuel Ávila Camacho, Mexican general and politician, 45th President of Mexico (b. 1897)
1950
Ernest Haycox, American soldier and author (b. 1899)
1945
Milton S. Hershey, American businessman, founded The Hershey Company (b. 1857)
1938
E. C. Segar, American cartoonist, created Popeye (b. 1894)
1931
Ernst Didring, Swedish author (b. 1868)
1930
T. Alexander Harrison, American painter and educator (b. 1853)
1926
Hans E. Kinck, Norwegian philologist and author (b. 1865)
1919
Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish author and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1857)
1917
Florence La Badie, American actress (b. 1888)
1911
Sister Nivedita, Irish-Indian social worker, author, and educator (b. 1867)
1909
Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, Spanish philosopher and academic (b. 1849)
1905
Henry Irving, English actor and manager (b. 1838)
1904
Pavlos Melas, French-Greek captain (b. 1870)
1890
Samuel Freeman Miller, American lawyer and jurist (b. 1816)
1882
Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher and author (b. 1816)
1869
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French poet, author, and critic (b. 1804)
1841
Patrick Campbell, Scottish admiral (b. 1773)
1825
Maximilian I Joseph, king of Bavaria (b. 1756)
1822
Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor (b. 1757)
1815
Joachim Murat, French general (b. 1767)
1812
Isaac Brock, English general and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada (b. 1769)
1788
Robert Nugent, 1st Earl Nugent, Irish poet and politician (b. 1702)
1759
John Henley, English clergyman and author (b. 1692)
1715
Nicolas Malebranche, French priest and philosopher (b. 1638)
1706
Iyasu I, emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1654)
1694
Samuel von Pufendorf, German historian, economist, and jurist (b. 1632)
1687
Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer and lens maker (b. 1633)
1673
Christoffer Gabel, German-Danish accountant and politician (b. 1617)
1605
Theodore Beza, French theologian and scholar (b. 1519)
1562
Claudin de Sermisy, French composer (b. 1495)
1435
Hermann II, count of Croatia
1415
Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English politician, Lord High Treasurer of England (b. 1381)
1382
Peter II, king of Cyprus
1282
Nichiren, Japanese Buddhist priest (b. 1222)
1240
Razia Sultana, sultan of Delhi (b. 1205)
1195
Gualdim Pais, Portuguese crusader (b. 1118)
1100
Guy I, count of Ponthieu
1093
Robert I, count of Flanders (b. 1035)
982
Jing Zong, emperor of the Liao Dynasty (b. 948)
807
Simpert, bishop of Augsburg
AD 54
Claudius, Roman emperor (b. 10 BC)

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