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On This Day in History:  October 19

October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 73 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2018
$1 BILLION MEGA MILLIONS LOTTERY DRAWING TONIGHT. For the third time in three days, lottery officials have been forced to raise the multi-state Mega Millions lottery jackpot due to a torrent of lottery ticket sales for the $1 BILLION jackpot drawing tonight.
2018
Everything you know about the fate of lottery winners is probably wrong, according to science. A lottery jackpot win will be life-changing, but some of the popular theories about the fate of lottery winners aren't necessarily accurate, according to a study published in May.
2015
UPDATE: $15 million winning Florida Lotto ticket expires tonight. For one person who bought a winning Florida Lotto ticket in April, there are just hours to go before that piece of paper becomes worthless.
2015
Cash-strapped church in Italy asks parishoners for lottery tickets. A priest at one desperate parish in Italy's north has asked parishioners to put scratch-and-win lottery cards instead of money into the offering box.
2009
Texas Lottery unveils scratch-off ticket that benefits veterans. The Texas Lottery Commission on Nov. 9 -- just ahead of Veterans Day -- will start selling the first scratch-off ticket dedicated to a cause other than public education, where game profits now go.
2009
Arkansas woman tries to cash in fake lottery ticket, arrested. A woman is arrested inside the Arkansas Lottery Headquarters Monday afternoon, and the local media's cameras were there for the arrest.
2006
U.S. legislation likely just a speed bump for online gambling. A U.S. law aimed at cracking down on Internet gambling may drive the practice more into the shadows and do little to deter bettors.
2005
What if you won the Powerball?. North Dakotans are among the thousands of people in 27 states who have been snatching up Powerball tickets. But what would they do if they won the record jackpot?
2004
Michigan Lottery Contributes Record $644.5 Million to School Aid Fund. Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and Michigan Bureau of State Lottery Commissioner Gary Peters today announced that the School Aid Fund will receive a record $644.5 million from the Michigan Lottery with its fiscal year 2004 net proceeds.
2004
Woman To Use Lottery Winnings For Sister's Transplant. A Martinsville, Indiana woman plans to use money she won on the "Hoosier Millionaire Show" to buy her sister a chance at life.
2004
Technology glitch plagues Connecticut Lottery. What a Connecticut Lottery Corp. spokeswoman described as a "hiccup" in a ticket sales computer system may have cost the state and its lottery agents tens of thousands of dollars in lost sales Monday.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$1 Billion
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 19, 2018
2.$476.7 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 20, 2018
3.$340 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 19, 2005
4.€180 Million
US$229.66 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 21, 2014
5.$200 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 21, 2014
6.$186 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 19, 2013
7.€159.89 Million
US$174.97 Million
Draw Date
Oct 20, 2016
8.$173 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 21, 2017
9.$162 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 22, 2003
10.$136 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 19, 2016
11.€100.76 Million
US$130.16 Million
Draw Date
Oct 23, 2008
12.$124 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 19, 2011
13.€95 Million
US$119.37 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 20, 2006
14.$110 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 22, 2014
14.$110 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 19, 2019
16.$108 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 21, 2005
17.$93 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 20, 2015
18.$92 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Oct 22, 2003
19.$91 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 21, 2020
20.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 21, 2015
21.€67 Million
US$87.35 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 19, 2012
22.$86 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 19, 2010
22.$86 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 20, 2020
24.€74 Million
US$85.04 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Oct 19, 2018
25.€59 Million
US$84.38 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 23, 2009

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1987
Monday, Oct 19, 1987
33 years old
1972
Thursday, Oct 19, 1972
48 years old
1971
Tuesday, Oct 19, 1971
49 years old
1968
Saturday, Oct 19, 1968
52 years old
1966
Wednesday, Oct 19, 1966
54 years old
1961
Thursday, Oct 19, 1961
59 years old
1960
Wednesday, Oct 19, 1960
60 years old
1959
Monday, Oct 19, 1959
61 years old
1958
Sunday, Oct 19, 1958
62 years old
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2013
At least 105 people are injured in a train crash in Buenos Aires.
2012
A bomb explosion kills eight people and injures 110 more in Lebanon.
2005
Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.
2005
Hurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record with a minimum pressure of 882 mb.
2003
Mother Teresa is beatified by Pope John Paul II.
2001
SIEV X, an Indonesian fishing boat en route to Christmas Island, carrying over 400 migrants, sinks in international waters with the loss of 353 people.
1989
The convictions of the Guildford Four are quashed by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, after they had spent 15 years in prison.
1988
The British government imposes a broadcasting ban on television and radio interviews with members of Sinn Féin and eleven Irish republican and Ulster loyalist paramilitary groups.
1987
The United States Navy conducts Operation Nimble Archer, an attack on two Iranian oil platforms in the Persian Gulf.
1987
Black Monday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 22%, 508 points.
1986
The president of Mozambique and a prominent leader of FRELIMO, along with 33 others, die when their aircraft crashes into the Lebombo Mountains.
1984
A Roman Catholic priest, Jerzy Popiełuszko, associated with the Solidarity Union, is killed by three agents of the Polish Communist internal intelligence agency.
1974
Niue becomes a self-governing colony of New Zealand.
1973
President Nixon rejects an Appeals Court decision that he turn over the Watergate tapes.
1960
The United States imposes a near-total trade embargo against Cuba.
1956
The Soviet Union and Japan sign a Joint Declaration, officially ending the state of war between the two countries that had existed since August 1945.
1950
China defeats the Tibetan Army at Chambo.
1950
Korean War: The Battle of Pyongyang ends in a United Nations victory. Hours later, the Chinese Army begins crossing the border into Korea.
1950
Iran becomes the first country to accept technical assistance from the United States under the Point Four Program.
1944
United States forces land in the Philippines.
1944
A coup is launched against Juan Federico Ponce Vaides, beginning the ten-year Guatemalan Revolution
1943
The cargo vessel Sinfra is attacked by Allied aircraft at Crete and sunk. 2,098 Italian prisoners of war drown with it.
1943
Streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, is isolated by researchers at Rutgers University.
1935
The League of Nations places economic sanctions on Italy for its invasion of Ethiopia.
1933
Konstantin von Neurath withdraws Germany from the League of Nations.
1922
British Conservative MPs vote to terminate the coalition government with the Liberal Party.
1921
The Portuguese Prime Minister and several officials are murdered in the Bloody Night coup.
1914
First World War: The First Battle of Ypres begins.
1912
Italo-Turkish War: Italy takes possession of what is now Libya from the Ottoman Empire.
1900
Max Planck discovers Planck's law of black-body radiation.
1866
In accordance with the Treaty of Vienna, Austria cedes Veneto and Mantua to France, which immediately awards them to Italy in exchange for the earlier Italian acquiescence to the French annexation of Savoy and Nice.
1864
American Civil War: The Battle of Cedar Creek ends the last Confederate threat to Washington, DC.
1864
American Civil War: Confederate agents based in Canada rob three banks in Saint Albans, Vermont.
1813
War of the Sixth Coalition: Napoleon is forced to retreat from Germany after the Battle of Leipzig.
1812
The French invasion of Russia fails when Napoleon begins his retreat from Moscow.
1805
War of the Third Coalition: Austrian General Mack surrenders his army to Napoleon at the Battle of Ulm.
1789
John Jay is sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States.
1781
American Revolutionary War: The siege of Yorktown comes to an end.
1649
New Ross town in Ireland surrenders to Oliver Cromwell.
1596
The Spanish ship San Felipe runs aground on the coast of Japan and its cargo is confiscated by local authorities
1512
Martin Luther becomes a doctor of theology.
1469
Ferdinand II of Aragon marries Isabella I of Castile, a marriage that paves the way to the unification of Aragon and Castile into a single country, Spain.
1466
The Thirteen Years' War between Poland and the Teutonic Order ends with the Second Treaty of Thorn.
1453
Hundred Years' War: Three months after the Battle of Castillon, England loses its last possessions in southern France.
1386
The Universität Heidelberg holds its first lecture, making it the oldest German university.
1216
King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry.
439
The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take Carthage in North Africa.
202 BC
Second Punic War: At the Battle of Zama, Roman legions under Scipio Africanus defeat Hannibal Barca, leader of the army defending Carthage.

Births On This Day

1999
Carlotta Truman, German singer-songwriter
1996
Bernadeth Pons, Filipino volleyball athlete
1994
Agnė Sereikaitė, Lithuanian speed skater
1993
Abby Sunderland, American sailor
1992
Shiho, Japanese actress and model
1991
Colton Dixon, American singer-songwriter and pianist
1990
Tom Kilbey, English footballer
1990
Endō Shōta, Japanese sumo wrestler
1990
Janet Leon, Swedish singer-songwriter and dancer
1989
James Gavet, New Zealand rugby league player
1989
Miroslav Stoch, Slovakian footballer
1989
Rakuto Tochihara, Japanese actor
1989
Janine Tugonon, Filipino model and television host
1988
Zeph Ellis, English rapper and producer
1988
Markiyan Kamysh, Ukrainian writer
1988
Chris Lawrence, Australian rugby league player
1987
Tsunenori Aoki, Japanese actor
1987
Sam Groth, Australian tennis player
1984
Danka Barteková, Slovak skeet shooter
1983
Rebecca Ferguson, Swedish actress
1983
Andy Lonergan, English footballer
1983
Cara Santa Maria, American neuroscientist and blogger
1982
Atom Araullo, Filipino journalist
1982
Gillian Jacobs, American actress and director
1982
Louis Oosthuizen, South African golfer
1982
Gonzalo Pineda, Mexican footballer
1982
Daan van Bunge, Dutch cricketer
1981
Leon Bott, Australian rugby league player
1981
Heikki Kovalainen, Finnish race car driver
1980
José Bautista, Dominican baseball player
1980
Rajai Davis, American baseball player
1979
José Luis López, Mexican footballer
1979
Brian Robertson, American trombonist
1979
Sachiko Sugiyama, Japanese volleyball player
1978
Enrique Bernoldi, Brazilian race car driver
1978
Zakhar Dubensky, Russian footballer
1978
Henri Sorvali, Finnish guitarist and keyboard player
1977
Habib Beye, French-Senegalese footballer
1977
Louis-José Houde, Canadian comedian and actor
1977
Jason Reitman, Canadian-American director, producer, and screenwriter
1977
Raúl Tamudo, Spanish footballer
1977
Mo Twister, Filipino radio and television host
1976
Omar Gooding, American actor and producer
1976
Jostein Gulbrandsen, Norwegian guitarist and composer
1976
Desmond Harrington, American actor
1976
Paul Hartley, Scottish footballer and manager
1976
Hiroshi Sakai, Japanese footballer
1976
Dan Smith, Canadian ice hockey player
1976
Michael Young, American baseball player
1975
Burak Güven, Turkish singer-songwriter and bass player
1973
Hicham Arazi, Moroccan tennis player
1973
Okan Buruk, Turkish footballer and manager
1973
Joaquin Gage, Canadian ice hockey player
1972
Keith Foulke, American baseball player
1972
Pras, American rapper-songwriter (Fugees), record producer, and actor
1970
Andrew Griffiths, English politician
1970
Chris Kattan, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1969
John Edward, American psychic and author
1969
Trey Parker, American actor, animator, producer, and screenwriter
1969
Erwin Sánchez, Bolivian footballer and manager
1968
Rodney Carrington, American comedian, actor, and singer
1967
Amy Carter, American illustrator and activist
1967
Yōji Matsuda, Japanese actor
1967
Yoko Shimomura, Japanese pianist and composer
1966
Jon Favreau, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1966
Dimitris Lyacos, Greek poet and playwright
1966
David Vann (writer), American novelist and short story writer
1965
Brad Daugherty, American basketball player and sportscaster
1965
Todd Park Mohr, American rock singer-songwriter and musician (Big Head Todd and the Monsters)
1964
Ty Pennington, American model, carpenter and television host
1963
Sinitta, American-British singer
1962
Tracy Chevalier, American-English author
1962
Brian Henninger, American golfer
1962
Bendik Hofseth, Norwegian saxophonist and composer
1962
Evander Holyfield, American boxer and actor
1962
Svetlana Zainetdinova, Soviet-Estonian chess player and coach
1961
Sunny Deol, Indian actor and producer
1961
Cliff Lyons, Australian rugby league player and coach
1960
Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian golfer (d. 2016)
1960
Jennifer Holliday, American actress and singer
1960
Takeshi Koshida, Japanese footballer
1960
Susan Straight, American author and academic
1960
Ayuo Takahashi, Japanese-American singer-songwriter
1960
Dan Woodgate, English musician, songwriter, composer, and record producer
1959
Nir Barkat, Israeli businessman and politician, Mayor of Jerusalem
1959
Martin Kusch, German philosopher and academic
1958
Carolyn Browne, English diplomat, British Ambassador to Kazakhstan
1958
Hiromi Hara, Japanese footballer and manager
1958
Tiriel Mora, Australian actor
1958
Michael Steele, American journalist and politician, 7th Lieutenant Governor of Maryland
1957
Dorinda Clark-Cole, American singer-songwriter and pianist
1957
Ray Richmond, American journalist and critic
1957
Karl Wallinger, Welsh singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
1956
Steve Doocy, American journalist and author
1956
Elena Garanina, Soviet ice dancer and coach
1956
Grover Norquist, American activist, founded Americans for Tax Reform
1956
Didier Theys, Belgian race car driver and coach
1956
Carlo Urbani, Italian physician (d. 1993)
1956
Bruce Weber, American basketball player and coach
1955
Dan Gutman, American author
1955
LaSalle Ishii, Japanese actor and director
1954
Sam Allardyce, English footballer and manager
1954
Deborah Blum, American journalist and author
1954
Joe Bryant, American basketball player and coach
1953
Lionel Hollins, American basketball player and coach
1952
Peter Bone, English accountant and politician
1952
Verónica Castro, Mexican actress and singer
1951
Demetrios Christodoulou, Greek mathematician and physicist
1951
Annie Golden, American actress and singer
1951
Kurt Schrader, American veterinarian and politician
1950
Yeslam bin Ladin, Saudi Arabian-Swiss businessman
1949
Lynn Dickey, American football player and radio host
1949
Jamie McGrigor, English-Scottish politician
1948
James Howard Kunstler, American author and critic
1948
Dave Mallow, American voice actor and screenwriter
1948
Patrick Simmons, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1947
Giorgio Cavazzano, Italian author and illustrator
1946
Bob Holland, Australian cricketer and surveyor
1946
Philip Pullman, English author and academic
1946
Keith Reid, English songwriter and lyricist
1945
Angus Deaton, Scottish-American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1945
Divine, American drag queen performer, and actor (d. 1988)
1945
Patricia Ireland, American lawyer and activist
1945
Gloria Jones, American singer-songwriter
1945
John Lithgow, American actor
1945
Jeannie C. Riley, American singer
1945
Martin Welz, South African journalist
1944
George McCrae, American singer
1944
Peter Tosh, Jamaican singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1987)
1943
Robin Holloway, English composer and academic
1943
Takis Ikonomopoulos, Greek footballer and coach
1943
L. E. Modesitt, Jr., American author and poet
1942
Andrew Vachss, American lawyer and author
1941
Simon Ward, English actor (d. 2012)
1940
Larry Chance, American singer-songwriter
1940
Michael Gambon, Irish-British actor
1940
Rosny Smarth, Haitian lawyer and politician, 8th Prime Minister of Haiti
1939
David Clark, Baron Clark of Windermere, Scottish academic and politician, Minister for the Cabinet Office
1938
Bill Morris, Baron Morris of Handsworth, Jamaican-English union leader and politician
1937
Marilyn Bell, Canadian swimmer
1937
Peter Max, German-American illustrator
1937
Terence Thomas, Baron Thomas of Macclesfield, English banker and politician
1936
James Bevel, American civil rights activist and minister (d. 2008)
1935
Don Ward, Canadian-American ice hockey player (d. 2014)
1934
Yakubu Gowon, Nigerian general and politician, 3rd Head of State of Nigeria
1934
Dave Guard, American folk music singer-songwriter, arranger, and musician (d. 1991)
1933
Brian Booth, Australian cricketer and educator
1933
Anthony Skingsley, English air marshal
1932
Robert Reed, American actor (d. 1992)
1931
Ed Emberley, American author and illustrator
1931
John le Carré, English intelligence officer and author
1931
Atsushi Miyagi, Japanese tennis player
1930
John Evans, Baron Evans of Parkside, English union leader and politician
1930
Mavis Nicholson, Welsh-English journalist
1929
Lewis Wolpert, South African-English biologist, author, and academic
1928
Lou Scheimer, American animator, producer, and voice actor, co-founded the Filmation Company (d. 2013)
1927
Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter and illustrator
1927
Stephen Keynes, English businessman
1926
Arne Bendiksen, Norwegian singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2009)
1926
Joel Feinberg, American philosopher and academic (d. 2004)
1926
Vladimir Shlapentokh, Ukrainian-American sociologist, historian, political scientist, and academic (d. 2015)
1926
Marjorie Tallchief, American ballerina
1925
Bernard Hepton, English actor and producer (d. 2018)
1925
Czesław Kiszczak, Polish general and politician, 11th Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Poland (d. 2015)
1925
Emilio Eduardo Massera, Argentinian admiral (d. 2010)
1923
Ruth Carter Stevenson, American art collector, founded the Amon Carter Museum of American Art (d. 2013)
1923
Baby Dalupan, Filipino basketball player and coach (d. 2016)
1922
Jack Anderson, American journalist and author (d. 2005)
1921
George Nader, American actor (d. 2002)
1920
LaWanda Page, American actress (d. 2002)
1920
Harry Alan Towers, English-Canadian screenwriter and producer (d. 2009)
1920
Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian activist, philosopher, and spiritual leader (d. 2003)
1918
Charles Evans, English-Welsh mountaineer, surgeon, and educator (d. 1995)
1918
Russell Kirk, American theorist and author (d. 1994)
1918
Robert Schwarz Strauss, American lawyer and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Russia (d. 2014)
1917
Sharadchandra Shankar Shrikhande, an Indian mathematician.
1917
William Joel Blass, American soldier, lawyer, and politician (d. 2012)
1917
Walter Munk, Austrian-American oceanographer, author, and academic
1916
Jean Dausset, French-Spanish immunologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2009)
1916
Emil Gilels, Ukrainian-Russian pianist (d. 1985)
1916
Minoru Yasui, American soldier, lawyer, and activist (d. 1986)
1914
Juanita Moore, American actress (d. 2014)
1913
Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet, playwright, and composer (d. 1980)
1910
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-American astrophysicist, astronomer, and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)
1910
Shunkichi Hamada, Japanese field hockey player (d. 2009)
1910
Paul Robert, French lexicographer and publisher (d. 1980)
1909
Marguerite Perey, French physicist and academic (d. 1975)
1908
Geirr Tveitt, Norwegian pianist and composer (d. 1981)
1907
Roger Wolfe Kahn, American bandleader and composer (d. 1962)
1903
Tor Johnson, Swedish wrestler and actor (d. 1971)
1901
Arleigh Burke, American admiral (d. 1996)
1900
Erna Berger, German soprano and actress (d. 1990)
1900
Bill Ponsford, Australian cricketer and baseball player (d. 1991)
1900
Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1957)
1899
Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan journalist, author, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1974)
1897
Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani chemist and scholar (d. 1994)
1896
Bob O'Farrell, American baseball player and manager (d. 1988)
1895
Frank Durbin, American soldier (d. 1999)
1895
Lewis Mumford, American historian, sociologist, and philosopher (d. 1990)
1885
Charles E. Merrill, American banker and philanthropist, co-founded Merrill Lynch Wealth Management (d. 1956)
1882
Umberto Boccioni, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1916)
1879
Emma Bell Miles, American writer, poet, and artist (d. 1919)
1876
Mordecai Brown, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1945)
1876
Mihkel Pung, Estonian lawyer and politician, 11th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1941)
1873
Jaap Eden, Dutch speed skater and cyclist (d. 1925)
1873
Bart King, American cricketer (d. 1965)
1868
Bertha Knight Landes, American academic and politician, Mayor of Seattle (d. 1943)
1862
Auguste Lumière, French director and producer (d. 1954)
1858
George Albert Boulenger, Belgian-English zoologist and botanist (d. 1937)
1851
Empress Myeongseong of Korea (d. 1895)
1850
Annie Smith Peck, American mountaineer and academic (d. 1935)
1826
Ralph Tollemache, English priest (d. 1895)
1814
Theodoros Vryzakis, Greek painter (d. 1878)
1810
Cassius Marcellus Clay, American journalist, lawyer, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Russia (d. 1903)
1789
Theophilos Kairis, Greek priest and philosopher (d. 1853)
1784
Leigh Hunt, English poet and critic (d. 1859)
1721
Joseph de Guignes, French orientalist and sinologist (d. 1800)
1720
John Woolman, American-English preacher, journalist, and activist (d. 1772)
1718
Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, French general and politician, French Secretary of State for War (d. 1804)
1688
William Cheselden, English surgeon and anatomist (d. 1752)
1680
John Abernethy, Irish minister (d. 1740)
1658
Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1704)
1613
Charles of Sezze, Italian Franciscan friar and saint (d. 1670)
1610
James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English-Irish general, academic, and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1688)
1609
Gerrard Winstanley, English Protestant religious reformer (d. 1676)
1605
Thomas Browne, English physician and author (d. 1682)
1582
Dmitry of Uglich (d. 1591)
1562
George Abbot, English archbishop and academic (d. 1633)
1545
John Juvenal Ancina, Italian Oratorian and bishop (d. 1604)
1507
Viglius, Dutch politician (d. 1577)
1433
Marsilio Ficino, Italian astrologer and philosopher (d. 1499)
1276
Prince Hisaaki of Japan (d. 1328)
879
Yingtian, empress of the KhitanLiao Dynasty (d. 953)

Deaths On This Day

2017
Umberto Lenzi, Italian film director (b. 1931)
2016
Phil Chess, Czech-American record producer, co-founded Chess Records (b. 1921)
2016
Giovanni Steffè, Italian rower (b. 1928)
2015
Leon Bramlett, American football player and politician (b. 1923)
2015
Bill Daley, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1919)
2015
Fleming Mackell, Canadian ice hockey player and singer (b. 1929)
2015
Ali Treki, Libyan politician and diplomat, Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1938)
2014
John Holt, Jamaican singer-songwriter (b. 1947)
2014
Stephen Paulus, American composer (b. 1949)
2014
Raphael Ravenscroft, English saxophonist and composer (b. 1954)
2014
Serena Shim, Lebanese-American journalist (b. 1984)
2013
John Bergamo, American drummer and composer (b. 1940)
2013
Noel Harrison, English singer, actor, and skier (b. 1934)
2013
Ronald Shannon Jackson, American drummer and composer (b. 1940)
2013
Mikihiko Renjō, Japanese author (b. 1948)
2013
Mahmoud Zoufonoun, Iranian-American violinist and composer (b. 1920)
2012
Lincoln Alexander, Canadian lawyer and politician, 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (b. 1922)
2012
Wissam al-Hassan, Lebanese general (b. 1965)
2012
Wiyogo Atmodarminto, Indonesian general and politician, 10th Governor of Jakarta (b. 1922)
2012
Mike Graham, American wrestler (b. 1951)
2012
Fiorenzo Magni, Italian cyclist (b. 1920)
2011
Kakkanadan, Indian author (b. 1935)
2010
Tom Bosley, American actor (b. 1927)
2009
Howard Unruh, American murderer (b. 1921)
2009
Joseph Wiseman, Canadian-American actor (b. 1918)
2008
Richard Blackwell, American actor, fashion designer, and critic (b. 1922)
2007
Winifred Asprey, American mathematician and computer scientist (b. 1917)
2007
Randall Forsberg, American activist and author (b. 1943)
2007
Michael Maidens, English footballer (b. 1987)
2007
Jan Wolkers, Dutch author, sculptor, and painter (b. 1925)
2006
James Glennon, American cinematographer (b. 1942)
2006
Phyllis Kirk, American actress (b. 1927)
2005
Ryan Dallas Cook, American trombonist (b. 1982)
2003
Road Warrior Hawk, American wrestler (b. 1957)
2003
Alija Izetbegović, Bosniak lawyer and politician, 1st President of Bosnia and Herzegovina (b. 1925)
2003
Margaret Murie, American environmentalist and author (b. 1902)
2003
Nello Pagani, Italian motorcycle racer and race car driver (b. 1911)
2002
Nikolay Rukavishnikov, Russian physicist and astronaut (b. 1932)
1999
James C. Murray, American soldier, lawyer, and politician (b. 1917)
1999
Nathalie Sarraute, Russian-French lawyer and author (b. 1900)
1997
Glen Buxton, American guitarist and songwriter (b. 1947)
1997
Ken Wood, English businessman (b. 1916)
1995
Don Cherry, American trumpet player (b. 1936)
1995
Harilaos Perpessas, Greek pianist and composer (b. 1907)
1994
Martha Raye, American actress and comedian (b. 1916)
1992
Magnus Pyke, English scientist and television host (b. 1908)
1988
Son House, American singer and guitarist (b. 1902)
1987
Jacqueline du Pré, English cellist and educator (b. 1945)
1987
Hermann Lang, German race car driver (b. 1909)
1986
Dele Giwa, Nigerian journalist, co-founded Newswatch Magazine (b. 1947)
1986
Samora Machel, Mozambican commander and politician, 1st President of Mozambique (b. 1933)
1985
Alfred Rouleau, Canadian businessman (b. 1915)
1984
Jerzy Popiełuszko, Polish priest and activist (b. 1947)
1983
Maurice Bishop, Aruban-Grenadian lawyer and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Grenada (b. 1944)
1978
Gig Young, American actor (b. 1913)
1970
Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexican general and politician, 44th President of Mexico (b. 1895)
1969
Lacey Hearn, American sprinter (b. 1881)
1965
Edward Willis Redfield, American painter and educator (b. 1869)
1964
Sergey Biryuzov, Marshal of the Soviet Union (b. 1904)
1964
Nettie Palmer, Australian poet and critic (b. 1885)
1964
Christopher Vane, 10th Baron Barnard, English soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Durham (b. 1888)
1961
Şemsettin Günaltay, Turkish historian and politician, 9th Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1883)
1960
George Wallace, Australian comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1895)
1956
Isham Jones, American saxophonist, songwriter, and bandleader (b. 1894)
1952
Edward S. Curtis, American ethnologist and photographer (b. 1868)
1950
Edna St. Vincent Millay, American poet and playwright (b. 1892)
1945
Plutarco Elías Calles, Mexican general and politician, 40th President of Mexico (b. 1877)
1945
N. C. Wyeth, American painter and illustrator (b. 1882)
1944
Dénes Kőnig, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1884)
1943
Camille Claudel, French sculptor and illustrator (b. 1864)
1937
Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand-English physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1871)
1936
Lu Xun, Chinese author and critic (b. 1881)
1924
Louis Zborowski, English race car driver and engineer (b. 1895)
1918
Harold Lockwood, American actor (b. 1887)
1916
Ioannis Frangoudis, Greek general and target shooter (b. 1863)
1905
Virgil Earp, American marshal (b. 1843)
1901
Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish businessman and philanthropist, founded GN Store Nord (b. 1829)
1897
George Pullman, American engineer and businessman, founded the Pullman Company (b. 1831)
1893
Lucy Stone, American activist (b. 1818)
1889
Luís I of Portugal (b. 1838)
1856
William Sprague III, American businessman and politician, 14th Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1799)
1851
Marie Thérèse of France (b. 1778)
1842
Aleksey Koltsov, Russian poet and author (b. 1808)
1815
Paolo Mascagni, Italian physician and anatomist (b. 1755)
1813
Józef Poniatowski, Polish general (b. 1763)
1796
Michel de Beaupuy, French general (b. 1755)
1790
Lyman Hall, American physician and politician, 16th Governor of Georgia (b. 1724)
1772
Andrea Belli, Maltese architect and businessman (b. 1703)
1745
Jonathan Swift, Irish satirist and essayist (b. 1667)
1723
Godfrey Kneller, German-English painter (b. 1646)
1682
Thomas Browne, English physician and author (b. 1605)
1678
Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter (b. 1627)
1636
Marcin Kazanowski, Polish politician (b. 1566)
1619
Fujiwara Seika, Japanese philosopher and educator (b. 1561)
1609
Jacobus Arminius, Dutch Reformed theologian (b. 1560)
1608
Martin Delrio, Flemish theologian and author (b. 1551)
1595
Philip Howard, 20th Earl of Arundel, English nobleman (b. 1537)
1587
Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1541)
1432
John de Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, English politician, Earl Marshal of England (b. 1392)
1401
John Charleton, 4th Baron Cherleton (b. 1362)
1375
Cansignorio della Scala, Lord of Verona (b. 1340)
1354
Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada (b. 1318)
1287
Bohemond VII, Count of Tripoli
1216
John, King of England (b. 1167)
993
Conrad I, King of Burgundy (b. c. 925)
727
Frithuswith, English saint (b. 650)

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