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Day History: April-24

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Events History


1479 BC- Thutmose III -ascends to the throne of Ancient Egypt|Egypt, although power effectively shifts to Hatshepsut (according to the Low Chronology of the 18th Dynasty).

1184 BC-Traditional date of the Trojan_War#The Sack of Troy|fall of Troy -

1547- Battle of Mühlberg -Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba|Duke of Alba, commanding Spanish-Imperial forces of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor|Charles I of Spain, defeats the troops of Schmalkaldic League.

1558- Mary, Queen of Scots -marries the Dauphin of France, Francis II of France|François, at Notre Dame de Paris.

1704-The first regular newspaper -in 13 colonies|British Colonial America, the ''News-Letter'', is published in Boston, Massachusetts.

1800-The United States -Library of Congress is established when President of the United States|President John Adams signs legislation to appropriate $5,000 United States dollar|USD to purchase "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress of the United States|Congress".

1877- Russo-Turkish War, 1877–1878|Russo-Turkish War -Russian Empire declares war on Ottoman Empire.

1885-American sharpshooter -Annie Oakley is hired by Nate Salsbury to be a part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West.

1895- Joshua Slocum -the first person to sail single-handedly around the world, sets sail from Boston, Massachusetts aboard the sloop "Spray".

1904-The Lithuanian press ban -is lifted after almost 40 years.

1907- Hersheypark -founded by Milton S. Hershey for the exclusive use of his employees, is opened.

1913-The Woolworth Building -skyscraper in New York City is opened.

1914-The Franck–Hertz experiment -a pillar of Introduction to quantum mechanics|quantum mechanics, is presented to the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft|German Physical Society.

1915-The arrest of Armenian notables deported from the Ottoman capital in 1915|250 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders -in Istanbul marks the beginning of the Armenian Genocide.

1916- Easter Rising -The Irish Republican Brotherhood led by nationalism|nationalists Patrick Pearse, James Connolly, and Joseph Plunkett starts a rebellion in Ireland.

1916- Ernest Shackleton -and five men of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition launch a lifeboat from uninhabited Elephant Island in the Southern Ocean to organise a rescue for the ice-trapped ship {{ship||Endurance|1912 ship|2}}.

1918-First tank-to-tank combat, at Villers-Bretonneux -France, when three British Mark IV tank|Mark IVs meet three Germany|German A7Vs.

1922-The first segment of the Imperial Wireless Chain -providing wireless telegraphy between Leafield in Oxfordshire, England, and Cairo, Egypt, comes into operation.

1923-In Vienna, the paper ''Das Ich und das Es'' ( The Ego and the Id -by Sigmund Freud is published, which outlines Freud's theories of id, ego, and super-ego|the id, ego, and super-ego.

1926-The Treaty of Berlin (1926)|Treaty of Berlin -is signed. Germany and the Soviet Union each pledge neutrality in the event of an attack on the other by a third party for the next five years.

1932- Benny Rothman -leads the mass trespass of Kinder Scout, leading to substantial legal reforms in the United Kingdom.

1933- Nazi Germany -begins its Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses in Nazi Germany|persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses by shutting down the Corporations of Jehovah's Witnesses|Watch Tower Society office in Magdeburg.

1953- Winston Churchill -is knighted by Queen regnant|Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom|Elizabeth II.

1955-The Bandung Conference -ends: Twenty-nine non-aligned nations of Asia and Africa finish a meeting that condemns colonialism, racism, and the Cold War.

1957- Suez Crisis -The Suez Canal is reopened following the introduction of United Nations Emergency Force|UNEF peacekeepers to the region.

1957-The BBC -first broadcast The Sky at Night presented by Patrick Moore

1963-Marriage of HRH Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy|Princess Alexandra of Kent -to the Hon Angus Ogilvy at Westminster Abbey in London.

1965-Civil war breaks out in the Dominican Republic -when Colonel Francisco Caamaño, overthrows the triumvirate that had been in power since the coup d'état against Juan Bosch.

1967- Astronaut|Cosmonaut -Vladimir Mikhaylovich Komarov|Vladimir Komarov dies in Soyuz 1 when its parachute fails to open. He is the first human to die during a space mission.

1967- Vietnam War -American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had "gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily."

1968- Mauritius -becomes a member state of the United Nations.

1970-The first People's Republic of China|Chinese -satellite, Dong Fang Hong I, is launched.

1970- The Gambia -becomes a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations, with Dawda Jawara as the first Heads of State of The Gambia|President.

1971- Soyuz 10 -docks with Salyut 1.

1980-Eight U.S. servicemen die in Operation Eagle Claw -as they attempt to end the Iran hostage crisis.

1990- STS-31 -The Hubble Space Telescope is launched from the Space Shuttle program|Space Shuttle ''Space Shuttle Discovery|Discovery''. File:STS-31 Launch - GPN-2000-000684.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Shuttle mission STS-31 lifts off, carrying Hubble Space Telescope|Hubble into orbit.

1990- Gruinard Island -Scotland, is officially declared free of the anthrax disease after 48 years of quarantine.

1993-An Provisional Irish Republican Army|IRA -1993 Bishopsgate bombing|bomb devastates the Bishopsgate area of London.

1996-In the United States, the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 -is passed into law.

2004-The United States lifts economic sanctions -imposed on History of Libya under Muammar Gaddafi#Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (1977–2012)|Libya 18 years previously, as a reward for its cooperation in eliminating weapons of mass destruction.

2005- Cardinal (Catholicism)|Cardinal -Joseph Ratzinger is Papal Inauguration|inaugurated as the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church taking the name Pope Benedict XVI.

2005- Snuppy -becomes world's first Cloning|cloned dog.

2013-A 2013 Savar building collapse|building collapses -near Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing 1,129 people and injuring 2,500 others.

Famous Birthdays


702- Ja'far al-Sadiq -Arabian Imam (d. 765)

1533- William the Silent -German son of William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg (d. 1584)

1581- Vincent de Paul -French priest and saint (d. 1660)

1620- John Graunt -English statistician (d. 1674)

1706- Giovanni Battista Martini -Italian pianist (d. 1780)

1718- Nathaniel Hone the Elder -Irish-English painter (d. 1784)

1743- Edmund Cartwright -English clergyman, invented the power loom (d. 1823)

1784- Peter Vivian Daniel -American jurist (d. 1860)

1815- Anthony Trollope -English author (d. 1882)

1845- Carl Spitteler -Swiss poet, Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1924)

1856- Philippe Pétain -French general and politician, 119th Prime Minister of France (d. 1951)

1876- Erich Raeder -German admiral (d. 1960)

1878- Jean Crotti -Swiss painter (d. 1958)

1879- Susanna Bokoyni -Hungarian-American centenarian (d. 1984)

1880- Gideon Sundback -Swedish-American engineer and businessman, developed the zipper (d. 1954)

1882- Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding -Scottish air marshal (d. 1970)

1885- Con Walsh -Irish-Canadian hammer thrower (d. 1961)

1887- Denys Finch Hatton -English hunter (d. 1931)

1889- Stafford Cripps -English academic and politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (d. 1952)

1889- Lyubov Popova -Russian painter (d. 1924)

1897- Manuel Ávila Camacho -Mexican politician, 45th President of Mexico (d. 1955)

1897- Benjamin Lee Whorf -American linguist (d. 1941)

1899- Oscar Zariski -Russian-American mathematician (d. 1986)

1900- Elizabeth Goudge -English author (d. 1984)

1903- José Antonio Primo de Rivera -Spanish lawyer and politician, founded the Falange (d. 1936)

1904- Willem de Kooning -Dutch-American painter (d. 1997)

1905- Al Bates -American long jumper (d. 1999)

1905- Robert Penn Warren -American author and poet (d. 1989)

1906- William Joyce -American-English broadcaster (d. 1946)

1906- Mimi Smith -English nurse and secretary (d. 1991)

1907- William Sargant -English psychiatrist (d. 1988)

1908- Marceline Day -American actor (d. 2000)

1908- Józef Gosławski (sculptor)|Józef Gosławski -Polish sculptor (d. 1963)

1914- Larry J. Blake -American actor (d. 1982)

1914- William Castle -American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1977)

1914- Phil Watson -Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1991)

1914- Justin Wilson (chef)|Justin Wilson -American chef and author (d. 2001)

1916- Lou Thesz -American wrestler (d. 2002)

1919- David Blackwell -American mathematician and academic (d. 2010)

1919- Glafcos Clerides -Cypriot lawyer and politician, 4th President of Cyprus (d. 2013)

1922- J. D. Cannon -American actor (d. 2005)

1922- Marc-Adélard Tremblay -Canadian anthropologist (d. 2014)

1923- Gus Bodnar -Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2005)

1923- Doris Burn -American author and illustrator (d. 2011)

1924- Clement Freud -German-English radio host, academic, and politician (d. 2009)

1924- Ruth Kobart -American actress and singer (d. 2002)

1926- Thorbjörn Fälldin -Swedish farmer and politician, 27th Prime Minister of Sweden

1927- Josy Barthel -Luxembourger runner (d. 1992)

1928- Ralph Brown (sculptor)|Ralph Brown -English sculptor (d. 2013)

1928- Tommy Docherty -Scottish footballer and manager

1929- Rajkumar (actor)|Rajkumar -Indian actor and singer (d. 2006)

1930- Jerome Callet -American instrument designer, educator, and author

1930- Richard Donner -American actor, director, and producer

1930- José Sarney -Brazilian lawyer and politician, 25th President of Brazil

1931- Abdelhamid Kermali -Algerian footballer and manager (d. 2013)

1931- Bridget Riley -English painter and illustrator

1933- Patricia Bosworth -American actress, journalist, and author

1933- Claire Davenport -English actress (d. 2002)

1933- Alan Eagleson -Canadian lawyer and politician

1933- Helmuth Lohner -Austrian actor and director

1933- Freddie Scott -American singer-songwriter (d. 2007)

1934- John Cameron, Lord Coulsfield -Scottish judge

1934- Shirley MacLaine -American actress, singer, and dancer

1935- Tucker Smith -American actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1988)

1936- David Crombie -Canadian educator and politician, 56th Mayor of Toronto

1936- Glen Hobbie -American baseball player (d. 2013)

1936- Jill Ireland -English-American actress and author (d. 1990)

1937- Joe Henderson -American saxophonist (d. 2001)

1940- Sue Grafton -American author

1940- Chris Kelly (TV presenter)|Chris Kelly -English television host and producer

1940- Trevor Kent -Australian actor (d. 1989)

1941- Richard Holbrooke -American journalist, banker, and diplomat, 22nd United States Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 2010)

1941- John Williams (guitarist)|John Williams -Australian-English guitarist

1942- Richard M. Daley -American politician, 54th Mayor of Chicago

1942- Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah -Sri Lankan lawyer and academic

1942- Barbra Streisand -American singer-songwriter, actress, and producer

1943- Hew Pike -English general

1943- Richard Sterban -American singer (The Oak Ridge Boys)

1943- Gordon West -English footballer (d. 2012)

1944- Peter Cresswell (judge)|Peter Cresswell -English judge

1944- St. Clair Lee -American singer (The Hues Corporation) (d. 2011)

1944- Maarja Nummert -Estonian architect

1944- Tony Visconti -American singer and producer

1945- Graeme Catto -Scottish physician and academic

1945- Doug Clifford -American drummer and songwriter (Creedence Clearwater Revival, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, and Don Harrison Band)

1945- Robert Knight (musician)|Robert Knight -American singer

1945- Doug Riley -Canadian keyboard player and producer (Dr. Music) (d. 2007)

1945- Dick Rivers -French singer and actor (Les Chats Sauvages)

1946- Doug Christie (lawyer)|Doug Christie -Canadian lawyer and activist (d. 2013)

1946- Piers Gough -English architect

1946- Phil Robertson -American businessman, founded Duck Commander

1947- Josep Borrell -Spanish politician, 22nd President of the European Parliament

1947- João Braz de Aviz -Brazilian cardinal

1947- Claude Dubois -Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1947- Denise Kingsmill, Baroness Kingsmill -New Zealand-English lawyer and politician

1947- Roger D. Kornberg -American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate

1948- Paul Cellucci -American soldier and politician, 69th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 2013)

1948- Eliana Gil -American therapist specializing in abuse and trauma

1948- David Ingram -American keyboard player and songwriter (AnExchange and Love Song (band)|Love Song) (d. 2005)

1949- Eddie Hart (athlete)|Eddie Hart -American sprinter

1949- James Paice -English politician

1949- Véronique Sanson -French singer-songwriter and producer

1951- Ron Arad (industrial designer)|Ron Arad -Israeli architect

1951- Christian Bobin -French author and poet

1951- Nigel Harrison -English bass player and songwriter (Blondie (band)|Blondie and Silverhead)

1951- Enda Kenny -Irish politician, 13th Taoiseach of Ireland

1952- Jean Paul Gaultier -French fashion designer

1952- Ralph Winter (producer)|Ralph Winter -American film producer

1953- Eric Bogosian -American actor, playwright, and author

1954- Mumia Abu-Jamal -American journalist and murderer

1954- Jack Blades -American bass player and songwriter (Night Ranger, Rubicon (US band)|Rubicon, Damn Yankees (band)|Damn Yankees, and Tak Matsumoto Group)

1954- Captain Sensible -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Damned (band)|The Damned and Dead Men Walking)

1955- Marion Caspers-Merk -German politician

1955- John de Mol -Dutch businessman, co-founded Endemol

1955- Eamon Gilmore -Irish politician, 25th Tánaiste|Tánaiste of Ireland

1955- Michael O'Keefe -American actor

1955- Guy Nève -Belgian race car driver (d. 1992)

1956- Richard Sambrook -English journalist and academic

1956- James A. Winnefeld, Jr. -American admiral

1957- Nazir Ahmed, Baron Ahmed -Pakistani-English politician

1957- David J -English bass player (Bauhaus (band)|Bauhaus and Love and Rockets (band)|Love and Rockets)

1957- Boris Williams -French-English drummer (The Cure, Thompson Twins, and Babacar (band)|Babacar)

1958- Valery Lantratov -Russian ballet dancer

1958- Brian Paddick, Baron Paddick -English police officer and politician

1959- Eren Keskin -Turkish lawyer and activist

1959- Glenn Morshower -American actor

1959- Malcolm Oastler -Australian-English engineer

1959- Dave Ridgway -English-Canadian football player

1959- Paula Yates -English television host and author (d. 2000)

1961- Andrew Murrison -English physician and politician, Minister for International Security Strategy

1962- Clemens Binninger -German politician

1962- Stuart Pearce -English footballer, coach, and manager

1962- Steve Roach (rugby league)|Steve Roach -Australian rugby player, coach, and sportscaster

1963- Paula Frazer -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Tarnation (band)|Tarnation, Faith No More, and Frightwig)

1963- Billy Gould -American bass player, songwriter, and producer (Faith No More, Harmful, Fear and the Nervous System, and Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine)

1963- Mano Solo -French singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2010)

1963- Tõnu Trubetsky -Estonian singer-songwriter (Vennaskond and J.M.K.E.)

1963- Joey Vera -American bass player (Fates Warning and Armored Saint)

1964- Helga Arendt -German sprinter (d. 2013)

1964- Djimon Hounsou -Beninese-American actor

1964- Witold Smorawiński -Polish guitarist, composer, and educator

1964- Gregory Sporleder -American actor

1964- Cedric the Entertainer -American comedian, actor, and producer

1965- Son Chang-min -South Korean actor

1965- Jeff Jackson (ice hockey b. 1965)|Jeff Jackson -Canadian ice hockey player and manager

1966- Pierre Brassard -Canadian comedian and actor

1966- Alessandro Costacurta -Italian footballer, coach, and manager

1966- David Usher -English-Canadian singer-songwriter (Moist (Canadian band)|Moist)

1967- Dino Rađa -Croatian basketball player

1967- Omar Vizquel -Venezuelan-American baseball player and coach

1968- Aidan Gillen -Irish actor

1968- Stacy Haiduk -American actress

1968- Todd Jones -American baseball player

1968- Yuji Nagata -Japanese wrestler

1968- Roxanna Panufnik -English composer

1968- Hashim Thaçi -Kosovan politician, 5th Prime Minister of Kosovo

1968- Mark Vanderloo -Dutch model

1969- Elias Atmatsidis -Greek footballer

1969- Melinda Clarke -American actress

1969- Viveca Paulin -Swedish-American actress

1969- Rory McCann -Scottish actor

1969- Eilidh Whiteford -Scottish politician

1970- Damien Fleming -Australian cricketer, coach, and sportscaster

1971- Alejandro Fernández -Mexican singer

1971- Mauro Pawlowski -Belgian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Evil Superstars and Deus (band)|Deus)

1972- Robert Douglas (footballer)|Rab Douglas -Scottish footballer

1972- Nicolas Gill -Canadian martial artist

1972- Chipper Jones -American baseball player

1972- Jure Košir -Slovenian skier

1973- Gabby Logan -English gymnast and radio host

1973- Damon Lindelof -American screenwriter and producer

1973- Brian Marshall -American bass player and songwriter (Creed (band)|Creed and Alter Bridge)

1973- Eric Snow -American basketball player and coach

1973- Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar -Indian cricketer

1973- Toomas Tohver -Estonian footballer

1973- Lee Westwood -English-American golfer

1974- Comedy Dave -Hong Kong-English radio host

1974- Eric Kripke -American director, producer, and screenwriter

1974- Derek Luke -American actor

1974- Stephen Wiltshire -English illustrator

1975- Sam Doumit -American actress

1975- Thad Luckinbill -American actor

1976- Steve Finnan -Irish footballer

1976- Frédéric Niemeyer -Canadian tennis player

1977- Siarhey Balakhonau -Belarusian author

1977- Carlos Beltrán -Puerto Rican-American baseball player

1977- Kim Hyun-joo -Korean actress

1978- Eric Balfour -American actor and singer

1978- Stella Damasus-Aboderin -Nigerian actress and singer

1979- Laurentia Tan -Singaporean-English horse rider

1980- Fernando Arce -Mexican footballer

1980- Karen Asrian -Armenian chess player (d. 2008)

1980- Danny Gokey -American singer-songwriter

1980- Reagan Gomez-Preston -American actress

1980- Austin Nichols -American actor and director

1981- Taylor Dent -American tennis player

1981- Yuko Nakanishi -Japanese swimmer

1982- Kelly Clarkson -American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress

1982- Laura Hamilton -English television host

1982- David Oliver (athlete)|David Oliver -American hurdler

1982- Simon Tischer -American volleyball player

1983- Princess Iman bint Al Hussein -of Jordan

1983- Hanna Melnychenko -Ukrainian heptathlete

1984- Tyson Ritter -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (The All-American Rejects)

1985- Mike Rodgers -American sprinter

1986- Aaron Cunningham -American baseball player

1987- Varun Dhawan -Indian actor

1987- Ben Howard -English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1987- Kristopher Letang -Canadian ice hockey player

1987- Rein Taaramäe -Estonian cyclist

1987- Jan Vertonghen -Belgian footballer

1989- Elīna Babkina -Latvian basketball player

1989- David Boudia -American diver

1989- Taja Mohorčič -Slovenian tennis player

1991- Sigrid Agren -French-Swedish model

1992- Doc Shaw -American actor

1992- Laura Trott -English cyclist

1993- Ben Davies (footballer, born 1993)|Ben Davies -Welsh footballer

1993- Han Hendrik Piho -Estonian Nordic combined skier

1997- Lydia Ko -New Zealand golfer

1997- Veronika Kudermetova -Russian tennis player

1998- Ryan Newman (actress)|Ryan Newman -American actress and singer

2005- Snuppy -South Korean dog

History of Deaths


624- Mellitus -English archbishop

1338- Theodore I, Marquess of Montferrat -(b. 1291)

1617- Concino Concini -Italian-French politician, Prime Minister of France (b. 1575)

1622- Fidelis of Sigmaringen -German friar and saint (b. 1577)

1656- Thomas Fincke -Danish mathematician and physicist (b. 1561)

1731- Daniel Defoe -English journalist and spy (b. 1660)

1748- Anton thor Helle -German-Estonian clergyman and translator (b. 1683)

1779- Eleazar Wheelock -American minister and academic, founded Dartmouth College (b. 1711)

1794- Axel von Fersen the Elder -Swedish field marshal and politician (b. 1719)

1852- Vasily Zhukovsky -Russian poet (b. 1783)

1891- Helmuth von Moltke the Elder -German field marshal (b. 1800)

1924- G. Stanley Hall -American psychologist and educator (b. 1844)

1931- David Kldiashvili -Georgian author and playwright (b. 1862)

1938- George Grey Barnard -American sculptor (b. 1863)

1939- Louis Trousselier -French cyclist (b. 1881)

1941- Karin Boye -Swedish author and poet (b. 1900)

1942- Lucy Maud Montgomery -Canadian author (b. 1874)

1944- Charles Jordan (magician)|Charles Jordan -American magician (b. 1888)

1945- Ernst-Robert Grawitz -German physician (b. 1899)

1947- Hans Biebow -German SS officer (b. 1902)

1947- Willa Cather -American author (b. 1873)

1957- Harry McClintock -American singer (b. 1882)

1960- Max von Laue -German physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1879)

1962- Milt Franklyn -American composer (b. 1897)

1964- Gerhard Domagk -German pathologist and bacteriologist (b. 1895)

1965- Louise Dresser -American actress (b. 1878)

1966- Simon Chikovani -Georgian poet (b. 1902)

1967- Vladimir Komarov -Russian pilot, engineer, and astronaut (b. 1927)

1968- Walter Tewksbury -American runner (b. 1876)

1970- Otis Spann -American singer and pianist (b. 1930)

1972- Fernando Amorsolo -Filipino painter (b. 1892)

1974- Bud Abbott -American actor and producer (b. 1895)

1975- Pete Ham -Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist (Badfinger) (b. 1947)

1980- Alejo Carpentier -Swiss-Cuban author (b. 1904)

1982- Ville Ritola -Finnish runner (b. 1896)

1983- Rolf Stommelen -German race car driver (b. 1943)

1986- Wallis Simpson -American-French wife of Edward VIII (b. 1896)

1993- Oliver Tambo -South African lawyer and politician (b. 1917)

1993- Tran Duc Thao -Vietnamese philosopher (b. 1917)

1997- Allan Francovich -American director and producer (b. 1941)

1997- Pat Paulsen -American comedian and politician (b. 1927)

1997- Eugene Stoner -American engineer, designed the AR-15|AR-15 rifle (b. 1922)

2000- William Moore (actor)|William Moore -English actor (b. 1916)

2001- Al Hibbler -American singer (b. 1915)

2001- Leon Sullivan -American minister and activist (b. 1922)

2002- Lucien Wercollier -Luxembourgian sculptor (b. 1908)

2004- José Giovanni -French-Swiss director and producer (b. 1923)

2004- Estée Lauder (person)|Estée Lauder -American businesswoman, co-founded Estée Lauder Companies (b. 1906)

2004- Robert McBain -English actor and photographer (b. 1932)

2005- Ezer Weizman -Israeli politician, 7th President of Israel (b. 1924)

2005- Fei Xiaotong -Chinese sociologist (b. 1910)

2006- Brian Labone -English footballer (b. 1940)

2006- Steve Stavro -Macedonian-Canadian businessman (b. 1927)

2006- Moshe Teitelbaum (Satmar)|Moshe Teitelbaum -Romanian-American rabbi (b. 1914)

2007- Roy Jenson -Canadian-American actor (b. 1927)

2008- Jimmy Giuffre -American clarinet player, and saxophonist, and composer (b. 1921)

2009- John Michell (writer)|John Michell -English author (b. 1933)

2011- Sathya Sai Baba -Indian guru, mystic, philanthropist, and educator (b. 1926)

2011- Marie-France Pisier -Vietnamese-French actress, director, and screenwriter (b. 1944)

2012- Fred Bradley -American baseball player (b. 1920)

2012- Erast Parmasto -Estonian botanist (b. 1928)

2012- Eusebio Razo, Jr. -Mexican-American jockey (b. 1966)

2012- Ambrose Weekes -English bishop (b. 1919)

2013- Storm Cat -American race horse (b. 1983)

2013- Richard Everett Dorr -American judge (b. 1943)

2013- Larry Felser -American journalist (b. 1933)

2013- Dave Kocourek -American football player (b. 1937)

2013- Gary L. Lancaster -American lawyer and judge (b. 1949)

2013- Pedro Romualdo -Filipino politician (b. 1935)

2014- Hans Hollein -Austrian architect, designed Haas House (b. 1934)

2014- Sandy Jardine -Scottish footballer and manager (b. 1948)

2014- Arturo Licata -Italian super-centenarian (b. 1902)

2014- Ray Musto -American soldier and politician (b. 1929)

2014- Sister Ping -Chinese criminal (b. 1949)

2014- Shobha Nagi Reddy -Indian politician (b. 1968)

2014- Tadeusz Różewicz -Polish poet and playwright (b. 1921)