This Day in History

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Day History: April-28

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History


357-Emperor Constantius II -enters Rome for the first time to celebrate his victory over Magnentius|Magnus Magnentius.

1192- Assassination -of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), Kings of Jerusalem|King of Jerusalem, in Tyre (Lebanon)|Tyre, two days after his title to the throne is confirmed by election. The killing is carried out by Hashshashin.

1253- Nichiren -a Japanese Buddhism|Buddhist monk, propounds ''Nam Myoho Renge Kyo'' for the very first time and declares it to be the essence of Buddhism, in effect founding Nichiren Buddhism.

1503-The Battle of Cerignola -is fought. It is noted as the first battle in history won by small arms fire using gunpowder.

1611-Establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas -The Catholic University of the Philippines, the largest Catholic university in the world.

1788- Maryland -becomes the seventh state to ratify the Constitution of the United States.

1789- Mutiny on the Bounty|Mutiny on the ''Bounty'' -Lieutenant William Bligh and 18 sailors are set adrift and the rebel crew returns to Tahiti briefly and then sets sail for Pitcairn Island.

1792- France -invades the Austrian Netherlands#Austrian Netherlands|Austrian Netherlands (present day Belgium), beginning the French Revolutionary War.

1796-The Armistice of Cherasco -is signed by Napoleon I of France|Napoleon Bonaparte and Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia|Vittorio Amedeo III, the King of Sardinia, expanding France|French territory along the Mediterranean Sea|Mediterranean coast.

1869-Chinese and Irish laborers for the Central Pacific Railroad -working on the First Transcontinental Railroad lay 10 miles of track in one day, a feat which has never been matched.

1887-A week after being arrested by the Prussian Secret Police -Alsace|Alsatian police inspector Guillaume Schnaebelé is released on order of German Emperor William I, German Emperor|William I, defusing a possible war.

1910-Frenchman Louis Paulhan -wins the 1910 London to Manchester air race, the first long-distance aeroplane race in England.

1920- Azerbaijan -is added to the Soviet Union.

1930-The first night game in organized baseball -history takes place in Independence, Kansas.

1932-A vaccine -for yellow fever is announced for use on humans.

1944- World War II -Nine German E-boats attacked US and UK units during Exercise Tiger, the rehearsal for the Normandy landings, killing 946.

1945- Benito Mussolini -and his mistress Clara Petacci are executed by a firing squad consisting of members of the Italian resistance movement.

1947- Thor Heyerdahl -and five crew mates set out from Peru on the ''Kon-Tiki'' to prove that Peruvian natives could have settled Polynesia.

1948- Igor Stravinsky -conducted the premier of his American ballet, ''Orpheus (ballet)|Orpheus'', in New York City at New York City Center.

1949-Former First Lady of the Philippines -Aurora Quezon, 61, is assassinated while ''en route'' to dedicate a hospital in memory of her Manuel L. Quezon|late husband; her daughter and ten others are also killed.

1950- Bhumibol Adulyadej -marries Queen Sirikit after their quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 19, 1949.

1952- Dwight D. Eisenhower -resigns as Supreme Allied Commander of NATO.

1952- Occupied Japan -The United States occupation of Japan ends as the Treaty of San Francisco, ratified September 8, 1951, comes into force.

1952-The Treaty of Taipei|Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty (Treaty of Taipei) -is signed in Taipei, Taiwan between Japan and the Republic of China to officially end the Second Sino-Japanese War.

1965- 1965 United States occupation of the Dominican Republic|United States occupation of the Dominican Republic -American troops land in the Dominican Republic to "forestall establishment of a Communist dictatorship" and to evacuate United States Army|U.S. Army troops.

1969- Charles de Gaulle -resigns as President of France.

1970- Vietnam War -President of the United States|U.S. President Richard M. Nixon formally authorizes American combat troops to fight communist sanctuaries in Cambodia.

1975-General Cao Van Vien -chief of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam|South Vietnamese military, departs for the US as the North Vietnamese Army Ho Chi Minh Campaign|closed in on victory.

1977-The Red Army Faction -trial ends, with Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin and Jan-Carl Raspe found guilty of four counts of murder and more than 30 counts of attempted murder.

1977-The Budapest Treaty|Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure -is signed.

1978- President of Afghanistan -Mohammed Daoud Khan, is overthrown and assassination|assassinated in a Saur Revolution|coup led by pro-communist rebels.

1986-The United States Navy -aircraft carrier {{USS|Enterprise|CVN-65|6}} becomes the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to transit the Suez Canal, navigating from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea to relieve the {{USS|Coral Sea|CV-43|6}}.

1986-High levels of radiation resulting from the Chernobyl disaster -are detected at a nuclear power plant in Sweden, leading Soviet authorities to publicly announce the accident.

1987-American engineer Ben Linder -is killed in an ambush by U.S.-funded Contra (guerrillas)|Contras in northern Nicaragua.

1988-Near Maui, Hawaii -flight attendant Clarabelle "C.B." Lansing is blown out of Aloha Airlines Flight 243, a Boeing 737, and falls to her death when part of the plane's fuselage rips open in mid-flight.

1994-Former Central Intelligence Agency -counter-intelligence officer and analyst Aldrich Ames pleads guilty to giving U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union and later Russia.

1996- Whitewater controversy -President Bill Clinton gives a 4½ hour videotaped testimony for the defense.

2001- Millionaire -Dennis Tito becomes the world's first space tourism|space tourist.

Famous Birthdays


32- Otho -Roman emperor (d. 69 AD)

1442- Edward IV of England -(d. 1483)

1545- Yi Sun-sin -Korean commander (d. 1598)

1630- Charles Cotton -English poet (d. 1687)

1652- Magdalena Sibylla of Hesse-Darmstadt -(d. 1712)

1686- Michael Brokoff -Czech sculptor (d. 1721)

1715- Franz Sparry -Austrian composer (d. 1767)

1758- James Monroe -American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 5th President of the United States (d. 1831)

1765- Sylvestre François Lacroix -French mathematician (d. 1834)

1819- Ezra Abbot -American scholar (d. 1884)

1827- William Hall (VC)|William Hall -Canadian soldier (d. 1904)

1838- Tobias Asser -Dutch lawyer and scholar, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1913)

1848- Ludvig Schytte -Danish composer, pianist, and teacher (d. 1909)

1855- José Malhoa -Portuguese painter (d. 1933)

1863- Josiah Thomas -English-Australian miner and politician (d. 1933)

1865- Charles W. Woodworth -American entomologist (d. 1940)

1868- Lucy Booth -English songwriter (d. 1953)

1868- Hélène de Pourtalès -Swiss sailor (d. 1945)

1868- Georgy Voronoy -Ukrainian-Russian mathematician (d. 1908)

1870- August Schmierer -German rugby player

1874- Karl Kraus (writer)|Karl Kraus -Austrian journalist and author (d. 1936)

1876- Nicola Romeo -Italian engineer and businessman (d. 1938)

1878- Lionel Barrymore -American actor and director (d. 1954)

1886- Arthur Shaw (athlete)|Art Shaw -American hurdler (d. 1955)

1888- Walter Tull -English footballer (d. 1918)

1889- António de Oliveira Salazar -Portuguese politician, 100th Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1970)

1897- Ye Jianying -Chinese general and politician (d. 1986)

1900- Heinrich Müller (Gestapo)|Heinrich Müller -German SS officer (d. 1945)

1900- Jan Oort -Dutch astronomer (d. 1992)

1901- Henry Stallard -English runner (d. 1973)

1902- Johan Borgen -Norwegian author and critic (d. 1979)

1906- Pierre Boileau -French author (d. 1989)

1906- Kurt Gödel -Czech-American mathematician (d. 1978)

1906- Paul Sacher -Swiss conductor (d. 1999)

1908- Ethel Catherwood -Canadian high jumper (d. 1987)

1908- Oskar Schindler -Czech-German businessman (d. 1974)

1909- Arthur Võõbus -Estonian-American theologist and orientalist (d. 1988)

1910- Sam Merwin, Jr. -American author (d. 1996)

1911- Lee Falk -American director, producer, and playwright (d. 1999)

1912- Odette Hallowes -French soldier (d. 1995)

1912- Kaneto Shindō -Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)

1912- József Sir -Hungarian sprinter (d. 1996)

1914- Philip E. High -English author (d. 2006)

1916- Ferruccio Lamborghini -Italian businessman, created Lamborghini (d. 1993)

1921- Rowland Evans -American journalist (d. 2001)

1921- Simin Daneshvar -Iranian author and academic (d. 2012)

1923- Carolyn Cassady -American author (d. 2013)

1923- William Guarnere -American sergeant (d. 2014)

1924- Dick Ayers -American author and illustrator (d. 2014)

1924- Donatas Banionis -Lithuanian actor (d. 2014)

1924- Blossom Dearie -American singer and pianist, (d. 2009)

1924- Kenneth Kaunda -Zambian educator and politician, 1st President of Zambia

1925- T. John Lesinski -American judge and politician, 51st Lieutenant Governor of Michigan (d. 1996)

1925- John Leonard Thorn -English author and academic

1926- Bill Blackbeard -American author (d. 2011)

1926- Harper Lee -American author

1928- Yves Klein -French painter (d. 1962)

1928- Eugene Merle Shoemaker -American geologist (d. 1997)

1930- James Baker -American lawyer and politician, 61st United States Secretary of State

1930- Carolyn Jones -American actress (d. 1983)

1930- Richard C. Sarafian -American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2013)

1932- Brownie Ledbetter -American activist (d. 2010)

1933- Miodrag Radulovacki -Serbian-American neuropharmacologist and academic (d. 2014)

1934- Lois Duncan -American author

1934- Diane Johnson -American-French author

1935- Jimmy Wray -Scottish politician (d. 2013)

1937- Saddam Hussein -Iraqi politician, 5th President of Iraq (d. 2006)

1937- Jean Redpath -Scottish-American singer-songwriter (d. 2014)

1937- John White (footballer born 1937)|John White -Scottish footballer (d. 1964)

1938- Madge Sinclair -Jamaican-American actress (d. 1995)

1941- Ann-Margret -Swedish-American actress, singer, and dancer

1941- Lucien Aimar -French cyclist

1941- Indus Arthur -American actress (d. 1984)

1941- John Madejski -English businessman

1941- Nico Mastorakis -Greek director and producer

1941- Flynn Robinson -American basketball player (d. 2013)

1941- Karl Barry Sharpless -American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate

1941- Iryna Zhylenko -Ukrainian poet (d. 2013)

1942- Mike Brearley -English cricketer

1943- Jacques Dutronc -French singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor

1943- Yoav Talmi -Israeli composer and conductor

1943- Jeffrey Tate -English conductor

1944- Elizabeth LeCompte -American director and producer

1944- Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe -Belgian politician, 10th Minister-President of the Walloon Region

1944- Alice Waters -American chef and author

1946- Ginette Reno -Canadian singer-songwriter and actress

1946- Larissa Grunig -American theorist and activist

1947- Christian Jacq -French historian and author

1947- Nicola LeFanu -English composer and academic

1948- Dorothée Berryman -Canadian actress and singer

1948- Terry Pratchett -English author

1948- Marcia Strassman -American actress and singer (d. 2014)

1949- Jeremy Cooke -English judge

1949- Paul Guilfoyle -American actor

1949- Bruno Kirby -American actor (d. 2006)

1949- Indian Larry -American motorcycle rider and builder (d. 2004)

1950- Willie Colón -Puerto Rican trombonist and producer (Fania All-Stars)

1950- Jay Leno -American comedian, talk show host, and producer

1950- Steve Rider -English television host

1951- Tim Congdon -English economist

1951- Larry Smith (Canadian politician)|Larry Smith -Canadian football player and politician

1951- Silvi Vrait -Estonian singer (d. 2013)

1952- Chuck Leavell -American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (The Allman Brothers Band and Sea Level (band)|Sea Level)

1952- Mary McDonnell -American actress

1953- Roberto Bolaño -Chilean author and poet (d. 2003)

1953- Kim Gordon -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Sonic Youth, Ciccone Youth, and Free Kitten)

1953- Brian Greenhoff -English footballer (d. 2013)

1954- Timothy Curley -American educator

1954- Vic Sotto -Filipino actor and producer

1954- Ron Zook -American football player and coach

1955- Nicky Gumbel -English priest and author

1955- Dieter Rubach -German bassist and producer (Accept (band)|Accept and U.D.O.)

1956- Jimmy Barnes -Scottish-Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Cold Chisel, Fraternity (band)|Fraternity, and Living Loud)

1957- Wilma Landkroon -Dutch singer

1958- Nancy Lee Grahn -American actress

1958- Hal Sutton -American golfer

1959- Erhard Loretan -Swiss mountaineer (d. 2011)

1960- Steven Blum -American voice actor

1960- John Cerutti -American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2004)

1960- Elena Kagan -American lawyer, jurist, and academic

1960- Phil King (musician)|Phil King -English bass player (Lush (band)|Lush and The Jesus and Mary Chain)

1960- Ian Rankin -Scottish author

1960- Jón Páll Sigmarsson -Icelandic strongman and weightlifter (d. 1993)

1960- Walter Zenga -Italian footballer and manager

1961- Futoshi Matsunaga -Japanese serial killer

1961- Anna Oxa -Italian singer

1963- Sandrine Dumas -French actress

1963- Lloyd Eisler -Canadian figure skater

1963- Marc Lacroix (biochemist)|Marc Lacroix -Belgian biochemist

1964- Noriyuki Iwadare -Japanese composer

1964- Ajay Kakkar, Baron Kakkar -English surgeon

1964- Barry Larkin -American baseball player

1964- L'Wren Scott -American model and fashion designer (d. 2014)

1964- Lady Helen Taylor -English daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent

1965- Jennifer Rardin -American author (d. 2010)

1966- John Daly (golfer)|John Daly -American golfer

1966- Too Short -American rapper, producer, and actor

1967- Chris White (politician)|Chris White -English politician

1967- Kari Wührer -American actress and singer

1968- Howard Donald -English singer-songwriter and producer (Take That)

1968- Andy Flower -South African-English cricketer and coach

1968- Scott Putesky -American guitarist (Marilyn Manson (band)|Marilyn Manson and Jack Off Jill)

1970- Nicklas Lidström -Swedish ice hockey player

1970- Diego Simeone -Argentinian footballer and manager

1971- Brad McEwan -Australian journalist

1971- Bridget Moynahan -American model and actress

1972- Anita Anand -English journalist

1972- Joseph Bruce -American rapper, producer, wrestler, and actor (Insane Clown Posse, Dark Lotus, and Psychopathic Rydas)

1972- Helena Tulve -Estonian composer

1972- Jean-Paul van Gastel -Dutch footballer and manager

1973- Jorge Garcia -American actor

1973- Earl Holmes -American football player and coach

1973- Francisco Palencia -Mexican footballer

1973- Elisabeth Röhm -German-American actress

1973- Serge Zwikker -Dutch-American basketball player

1974- Penélope Cruz -Spanish actress

1974- Margo Dydek -Polish basketball player (d. 2011)

1974- Richel Hersisia -Dutch boxer

1974- Vernon Kay -English radio and television host

1974- Dominic Matteo -Scottish footballer

1977- Derrick Wayne Frazier -American murderer (d. 2006)

1978- Lauren Laverne -English singer and television host

1979- Scott Fujita -American football player

1979- Bahram Radan -Iranian actor

1979- Roman Rasskazov -Russian race walker

1980- Karolina Gočeva -Macedonian singer

1980- Josh Howard -American basketball player

1980- Bradley Wiggins -Belgian-English cyclist

1981- Jessica Alba -American model and actress

1981- Alex Riley -American wrestler and sportscaster

1981- Pietro Travagli -Italian rugby player

1982- Nikki Grahame -English model and journalist

1982- Chris Kaman -American basketball player

1982- Harry Shum, Jr. -Costa Rican-American actor and dancer

1983- Josh Brookes -Australian motorcycle racer

1983- Roger Johnson (footballer)|Roger Johnson -English footballer

1983- Thomas Waldrom -New Zealand-English rugby player

1984- Dmitri Torbinski -Russian footballer

1985- Lucas Jakubczyk -German sprinter and long jumper

1986- Abdullah Al-Qasabi -Omani footballer

1986- David Krejci -Czech ice hockey player

1986- Jennifer Palm Lundberg -Swedish model, Miss World Sweden|Miss World Sweden 2008

1986- Roman Polák -Czech ice hockey player

1986- Jenna Ushkowitz -South Korean-American actress, singer, and dancer

1987- Ryan Conroy -Scottish footballer

1987- Bradley Johnson -English footballer

1987- Zoran Tošić -Serbian footballer

1987- Samantha Ruth Prabhu -Indian actress

1987- Robin Schulz -German musician

1988- Jonathan Biabiany -French footballer

1988- Juan Manuel Mata -Spanish footballer

1988- Katariina Tuohimaa -Finnish tennis player

1989- Emil Salomonsson -Swedish footballer

1989- Kim Sung-kyu -South Korean singer-songwriter and dancer (Infinite (band)|Infinite)

1989- Peechaya Wattanamontree -Thai actress and model

1990- Mario Meraz -Mexican boxer

1990- Niels-Peter Mørck -Danish footballer

1991- Jordan Robinson -English footballer

1992- Lacey Banghard -English model

History of Deaths


1192- Conrad of Montferrat -(b. 1140)

1489- Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland -English politician (b. 1449)

1533- Nicholas West -English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461)

1643- Francisco de Lucena -Portuguese politician (b. 1578?)

1710- Thomas Betterton -English actor (b. 1630s)

1716- Louis de Montfort -French priest and saint (b. 1673)

1726- Thomas Pitt -English merchant (b. 1653)

1741- Magnus Julius De la Gardie -Swedish general and politician (b. 1668)

1772- Johann Friedrich Struensee -German physician (b. 1737)

1781- Cornelius Harnett -American merchant, farmer, and politician (b. 1723)

1813- Mikhail Kutuzov -Russian field marshal (b. 1745)

1816- Johann Heinrich Abicht -German philosopher (b. 1762)

1841- Peter Chanel -French priest, missionary, and martyr (b. 1803)

1853- Ludwig Tieck -German author and poet (b. 1773)

1858- Johannes Peter Müller -German physiologist and anatomist (b. 1801)

1865- Samuel Cunard -Canadian-English businessman (b. 1787)

1881- Antoine Samuel Adam-Salomon -French sculptor and photographer (b. 1818)

1883- John Russell (parson)|John Russell -English hunter and dog breeder (b. 1795)

1902- Cyprien Tanguay -Canadian priest and historian (b. 1819)

1905- Fitzhugh Lee -American general and politician, 40th Governor of Virginia (b. 1835)

1929- Hendrik van Heuckelum -Dutch footballer (b. 1879)

1934- Charley Patton -American guitarist (b. 1887)

1936- Fuad I of Egypt -(b. 1868)

1944- Mohammed Alim Khan -Manghud ruler (b. 1880)

1944- Frank Knox -American journalist and politician, 46th United States Secretary of the Navy (b. 1874)

1945- Roberto Farinacci -Italian politician (b. 1892)

1945- Hermann Fegelein -German general (b. 1906)

1945- Benito Mussolini -Italian journalist and politician, 27th Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1883)

1945- Clara Petacci -Italian mistress of Benito Mussolini (b. 1912)

1946- Louis Bachelier -French mathematician (b. 1870)

1949- Aurora Quezon -Filipino wife of Manuel Quezon, 2nd First Lady of the Philippines (b. 1888)

1954- Léon Jouhaux -French union leader, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1879)

1957- Heinrich Bär -German colonel and pilot (b. 1913)

1963- Wilhelm Weber (gymnast)|Wilhelm Weber -German gymnast (b. 1880)

1964- Rolf de Maré -Swedish art collector (b. 1888)

1970- Ed Begley -American actor (b. 1901)

1973- Clas Thunberg -Finnish speed skater (b. 1893)

1975- Tom Donahue -American radio host and producer (b. 1928)

1976- Richard Hughes (writer)|Richard Hughes -American author and poet (b. 1900)

1977- Sepp Herberger -German footballer and coach (b. 1897)

1978- Mohammed Daoud Khan -Afghan politician, 1st President of Afghanistan (b. 1909)

1980- Tommy Caldwell (musician)|Tommy Caldwell -American bass player (The Marshall Tucker Band) (b. 1949)

1981- Steve Currie -English bass player (T. Rex (band)|T. Rex) (b. 1947)

1987- Ben Linder -American engineer (b. 1959)

1988- B. W. Stevenson -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1949)

1991- Steve Broidy -American film producer (b. 1905)

1991- Ken Curtis -American actor and singer (Sons of the Pioneers) (b. 1916)

1992- Francis Bacon (artist)|Francis Bacon -Irish painter (b. 1909)

1992- Iceberg Slim -American author (b. 1918)

1993- Jim Valvano -American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster (b. 1946)

1994- Berton Roueché -American journalist and author (b. 1910)

1996- Lester Sumrall -American minister, founded LeSEA (b. 1913)

1997- Ann Petry -American author (b. 1908)

1998- Jerome Bixby -American author and screenwriter (b. 1923)

1998- Ramakant Desai -Indian cricketer (b. 1939)

1999- Rory Calhoun -American actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1922)

1999- Rolf Landauer -German-American physicist and engineer (b. 1927)

1999- Alf Ramsey -English footballer and manager (b. 1920)

1999- Arthur Leonard Schawlow -American physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1921)

2000- Jerzy Einhorn -Polish-Swedish physician and politician (b. 1925)

2000- Penelope Fitzgerald -English author and poet (b. 1916)

2002- Alexander Lebed -Russian general and politician (b. 1950)

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

2005- Chris Candido -American wrestler (b. 1972)

2005- Percy Heath -American bassist (Modern Jazz Quartet) (b. 1923)

2005- Taraki Sivaram -Sri Lankan journalist (b. 1959)

2007- Dabbs Greer -American actor (b. 1917)

2007- René Mailhot -Canadian journalist (b. 1942)

2007- Tommy Newsom -American saxophonist and bandleader (b. 1929)

2007- Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker -German physicist and philosopher (b. 1912)

2007- Bertha Wilson -Canadian jurist (b. 1923)

2009- Ekaterina Maximova -Russian ballerina (b. 1939)

2009- Richard Pratt (Australian businessman)|Richard Pratt -Australian businessman (b. 1934)

2009- Valeria Peter Predescu -Romanian singer (b. 1947)

2011- Erhard Loretan -Swiss mountaineer (b. 1959)

2012- Fred Allen (rugby union)|Fred Allen -New Zealand rugby player and coach (b. 1920)

2012- Matilde Camus -Spanish poet (b. 1919)

2012- Al Ecuyer -American football player (b. 1937)

2012- Walter Matthews (actor)|Walter Matthews -American actor (b. 1926)

2012- Patricia Medina -English actress (b. 1919)

2012- Milan N. Popović -Serbian psychiatrist and author (b. 1924)

2012- Aberdeen Shikoyi -Kenyan rugby player (b. 1985)

2012- Ervin Zádor -Hungarian water polo player (b. 1935)

2013- Brad Lesley -American baseball player and actor (b. 1958)

2013- Fredrick McKissack -American author (b. 1939)

2013- John C. Reynolds -American computer scientist (b. 1935)

2013- Jack Shea (director)|Jack Shea -American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)

2013- János Starker -Hungarian-American cellist (b. 1924)

2013- Paulo Vanzolini -Brazilian singer-songwriter and zoologist (b. 1924)

2013- Bernie Wood -New Zealand journalist and author (b. 1939)

2014- William Honan -American journalist and author (b. 1930)

2014- Dennis Kamakahi -American guitarist and composer (b. 1953)

2014- Edgar Laprade -Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1919)

2014- Jack Ramsay -American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster (b. 1925)

2014- Idris Sardi -Indonesian violinist and composer (b. 1938)

2014- Frederic Schwartz -American architect, co-designed Empty Sky (memorial)|Empty Sky (b. 1951)

2014- Ryan Tandy -Australian rugby player (b. 1981)