This Day in History

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Day History: August-10

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Events History


955- Battle of Lechfeld -Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor defeats the Hungarian people|Magyars, ending 50 years of Magyar invasion of the West.

991- Battle of Maldon -the English, led by Byrhtnoth, Ealdorman of Essex, are defeated by a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon, Essex.

1270- Yekuno Amlak of Ethiopia|Yekuno Amlak -takes the Emperor of Ethiopia|imperial throne of Ethiopian Empire|Ethiopia, restoring the Solomonic dynasty to power after a 100-year Zagwe dynasty|Zagwe interregnum.

1316-The Second Battle of Athenry -takes place near Athenry during the Bruce campaign in Ireland.

1512-The naval Battle of Saint-Mathieu -during the War of the League of Cambrai, sees the simultaneous destruction of the Breton ship ''La Cordelière'' and the English ship ''The Regent''.

1519- Ferdinand Magellan -s five ships set sail from Seville to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque people|Basque second in command Juan Sebastián Elcano will complete the expedition after Ferdinand Magellan#Death in the Philippines|Magellan's death in the Philippines.

1557- Battle of St. Quentin (1557)|Battle of St. Quentin -Spanish victory over the French in the Italian War of 1521–1526|Habsburg-Valois Wars.

1628-The Sweden|Swedish -warship {{ship||Vasa|ship|6}} sinks in the Stockholm harbour after only about 20 minutes of her maiden voyage.

1675-The foundation stone of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich|Royal Greenwich Observatory -in London, England is laid.

1680-The Pueblo Revolt -begins in New Mexico.

1755-Under the orders of Charles Lawrence (British Army officer)|Charles Lawrence -the British Army begins to Expulsion of the Acadians|forcibly deport the Acadians from Nova Scotia to the Thirteen Colonies.

1776- American Revolutionary War -word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London.

1792- French Revolution -10 August (French Revolution)|Storming of the Tuileries Palace – Louis XVI of France is arrested and taken into custody as his Swiss Guards are massacred by the Parisian mob.

1793-The Musée du Louvre -is officially opened in Paris, France.

1809- Quito -now the Capital city|capital of Ecuador, declares independence from Spain. This rebellion will be crushed on August 2, 1810.

1813- Instituto Nacional General José Miguel Carrera|Instituto Nacional -is founded by the Chilean patriot José Miguel Carrera. It is Chile's oldest and most prestigious school. Its motto is ''List of Latin phrases|Labor Omnia Vincit'', which means "Work conquers all things".

1821- Missouri -is admitted as the 24th U.S. state.

1846-The Smithsonian Institution -is chartered by the United States Congress after James Smithson donates $500,000.

1861- American Civil War -Battle of Wilson's Creek – the war enters Missouri when a band of raw Confederate States of America|Confederate troops defeat Union (American Civil War)|Union forces in the southwestern part of the state.

1864-After Uruguay's governing National Party (Uruguay)|Blanco Party -refuses Brazil's demands, José Antônio Saraiva announces that the Brazilian military will begin reprisals, beginning the Uruguayan War.

1899-the Norwegian football club Viking FK -is founded.

1901-The U.S. Steel Recognition Strike of 1901|U.S. Steel Recognition Strike -by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers begins.

1904- Russo-Japanese War -the Battle of the Yellow Sea between the Russian and Japanese battleship fleets takes place.

1905-Russo-Japanese War: peace negotiations begin in Portsmouth, New Hampshire -

1913- Second Balkan War -delegates from Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, and Greece sign the Treaty of Bucharest (1913)|Treaty of Bucharest, ending the war.

1920- World War I -List of sultans of the Ottoman Empire|Ottoman sultan Mehmed VI's representatives sign the Treaty of Sèvres that divides up the Ottoman Empire between the Allies of World War I|Allies.

1932-A {{convert|5.1|kg|lb}} chondrite -type meteorite breaks into at least seven pieces and lands near the town of Archie, Missouri|Archie in Cass County, Missouri.

1944- World War II -American forces defeat the last Japanese troops on Guam.

1944-World War II: The Battle of Narva (1944)|Battle of Narva -ends with a combined Germany|German–Estonian force successfully defending Narva, Estonia, from invading Soviet Union|Soviet troops.

1948-'' Candid Camera -' makes its television debut after being on radio for a year as ''Candid Microphone''.

1949- President of the United States|U.S. President -Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Act of 1947|National Security Act Amendment, streamlining the defense agencies of the Federal government of the United States|United States government, and replacing the United States Department of Defense|Department of War with the United States Department of Defense.

1953- First Indochina War -The French Union withdraws its forces from Operation Camargue against the Viet Minh in central Vietnam.

1954-At Massena (town), New York|Massena, New York -the groundbreaking ceremony for the Saint Lawrence Seaway is held.

1961-First use in Vietnam War -of the Agent Orange by the United States Army|U.S. Army.

1969-A day after murdering Sharon Tate -and four others, members of Charles Manson's cult kill Leno and Rosemary LaBianca.

1971-The Society for American Baseball Research -is founded in Cooperstown, New York.

1977-In Yonkers, New York -24-year-old postal employee David Berkowitz ("Son of Sam") is arrested for a serial killer|series of killings in the New York City area over the period of one year.

1978-Three members of the Ulrich family are killed in an accident. This leads to the Ford Pinto -Ford Pinto#Recall|litigation.

1981- Murder of Adam Walsh -the head of John Walsh (television host)|John Walsh's son is found. This inspires the creation of the television series ''America's Most Wanted''.

1988- Japanese American internment -U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese Americans who were either interned in or relocated by the United States during World War II.

1990-The Magellan (spacecraft)|Magellan space probe -reaches Venus.

1990-More than 127 Muslim -are killed in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitary troops.

1993-An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter magnitude scale|Richter Scale -hits the South Island of New Zealand.

1995- Oklahoma City bombing -Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols are indicted for the bombing. Michael and Lori Fortier|Michael Fortier pleads guilty in a plea-bargain for his testimony.

1998-HRH Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah -is proclaimed the crown prince of Brunei with a Royal Proclamation.

2001- 2001 Angola train attack -252 deaths.

2003-The highest temperature ever recorded in the United Kingdom -– {{convert|38.5|°C|°F}} in Kent, England. It is the first time the United Kingdom has recorded a temperature over {{Convert|100|°F|°C}}.

2003- Yuri Malenchenko -becomes the first person to marry in space.

2009-Twenty people are killed in Handlová -Trenčín Region, in the deadliest 2009 Handlová mine blast|mining disaster in Slovakia's history.

2012-The Marikana miners' strike -begins near Rustenburg, South Africa.

2013-The 2013 World Championships in Athletics|World Championships in Athletics -takes place in Moscow, Russia.

Famous Birthdays


941- Lê Hoàn -Vietnamese emperor (d. 1005)

1267- James II of Aragon -(d. 1327)

1296- John of Bohemia -(d. 1346)

1360- Francesco Zabarella -Italian cardinal (d. 1417)

1397- Albert II of Germany -(d. 1439)

1489- Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck -German politician (d. 1553)

1520- Madeleine of Valois -(d. 1537)

1560- Hieronymus Praetorius -German organist and composer (d. 1629)

1602- Gilles de Roberval -French mathematician (d. 1675)

1645- Eusebio Kino -Italian priest and missionary (d. 1711)

1737- Anton Losenko -Russian painter (d. 1773)

1740- Samuel Arnold (composer)|Samuel Arnold -English organist and composer (d. 1802)

1744- Alexandrine Le Normant d'Étiolles -French daughter of Madame de Pompadour (d. 1754)

1805- Ferenc Toldy -German-Hungarian historian and critic (d. 1875)

1809- John Kirk Townsend -American ornithologist and explorer (d. 1851)

1810- Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour -Italian politician, 1st Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1861)

1814- Henri Nestlé -German businessman, founded Nestlé (d. 1890)

1821- Jay Cooke -American financier, founded Jay Cooke & Company (d. 1905)

1823- Hugh Stowell Brown -English minister (d. 1886)

1827- Lovro Toman -Slovenian lawyer and politician (d. 1870)

1839- Aleksandr Stoletov -Russian physicist and academic (d. 1896)

1845- Abai Qunanbaiuli -Kazakh poet, composer, and philosopher (d. 1904)

1856- William Willett -English inverter, founded British Summer Time (d. 1915)

1860- Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande -Indian singer and musicologist (d. 1936)

1865- Alexander Glazunov -Russian composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1936)

1868- Hugo Eckener -German pilot and businessman (d. 1954)

1869- Laurence Binyon -English poet, playwright, and scholar (d. 1943)

1872- William Manuel Johnson|Bill Johnson -American bassist (d. 1972)

1874- Herbert Hoover -American engineer and politician, 31st President of the United States (d. 1964)

1877- Frank Marshall (chess player)|Frank Marshall -American chess player (d. 1944)

1878- Alfred Döblin -Polish-German physician and author (d. 1957)

1880- Robert L. Thornton -American businessman and politician, Mayor of Dallas (d. 1964)

1884- Panait Istrati -Romanian author (d. 1935)

1888- Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark -(d. 1940)

1889- Charles Darrow -American game designer, created ''Monopoly (game)|Monopoly'' (d. 1967)

1891- Henry O'Neill -American actor and singer (d. 1961)

1890- Angus Lewis Macdonald -Canadian politician, 12th Premier of Nova Scotia (d. 1954)

1894- V. V. Giri -Indian politician, 4th President of India (d. 1980)

1895- Hammy Love -Australian cricketer (d. 1969)

1897- John W. Galbreath -American businessman and philanthropist, founded Darby Dan Farm (d. 1988)

1898- Jack Haley -American actor and singer (d. 1979)

1900- Arthur Porritt, Baron Porritt -New Zealand physician and politician, 11th Governor-General of New Zealand (d. 1994)

1902- Norma Shearer -Canadian-American actress and singer (d. 1983)

1902- Curt Siodmak -German-English author and screenwriter (d. 2000)

1902- Arne Tiselius -Swedish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1971)

1903- Ward Moore -American author (d. 1978)

1905- Era Bell Thompson -American journalist (d. 1986)

1907- Su Yu -Chinese general and politician (d. 1984)

1908- Rica Erickson -Australian botanist, historian, and author (d. 2009)

1908- Billy Gonsalves -American soccer player (d. 1977)

1909- Leo Fender -American businessman, founded Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (d. 1991)

1911- Leonidas Andrianopoulos -Greek footballer (d. 2011)

1911- A. N. Sherwin-White -English historian and author (d. 1993)

1912- Jorge Amado -Brazilian author (d. 2001)

1913- Noah Beery, Jr. -American actor (d. 1994)

1913- Kalevi Kotkas -Estonian-Finnish high jumper and discus thrower (d. 1983)

1913- Wolfgang Paul -German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1993)

1914- Jeff Corey -American actor and director (d. 2002)

1914- Carlos Menditeguy -Argentinian race car driver (d. 1973)

1918- Eugene P. Wilkinson -American admiral (d. 2013)

1919- Sacha Vierny -French cinematographer (d. 2001)

1920- Red Holzman -American basketball player and coach (d. 1998)

1923- Bill Doolittle -American football player and coach (d. 2014)

1923- Rhonda Fleming -American actress and singer

1923- Fred Ridgway -English cricketer and footballer

1923- SM Sultan -Bangladeshi painter (d. 1994)

1924- Nancy Buckingham -English author

1924- Martha Hyer -American actress (d. 2014)

1925- George Cooper (British Army officer)|George Cooper -English general

1926- Marie-Claire Alain -French organist and educator (d. 2013)

1927- Eivind Eckbo -Norwegian lawyer and politician

1927- Jean Guichet -French race car driver

1927- Jimmy Martin -American singer and guitarist (d. 2005)

1927- Vernon Washington -American actor (d. 1988)

1928- Jimmy Dean -American singer, actor, and businessman, founded the Jimmy Dean (brand)|Jimmy Dean Food Company (d. 2010)

1928- Eddie Fisher (singer)|Eddie Fisher -American singer and actor (d. 2010)

1928- Gus Mercurio -American-Australian actor (d. 2010)

1930- Barry Unsworth -English-Italian author and academic (d. 2012)

1931- Dolores Alexander -American journalist and activist (d. 2008)

1931- Tom Laughlin -American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)

1932- Alexander Goehr -English composer and academic

1932- Gaudencio Rosales -Filipino cardinal

1933- Doyle Brunson -American poker player

1933- Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss -English judge

1933- Rocky Colavito -American baseball player

1933- Keith Duckworth -English engineer, founded Cosworth (d. 2005)

1935- Ian Stewart, Baron Stewartby -English politician

1935- Ad van Luyn -Dutch bishop

1936- P. R. Selvanayagam -Sri Lankan politician

1937- Anatoly Sobchak -Russian scholar and politician, Mayor of Saint Petersburg (d. 2000)

1938- Tony Ross -English author and illustrator

1939- Kate O'Mara -English actress (d. 2014)

1939- Charlie Rose (congressman)|Charlie Rose -American politician (d. 2012)

1940- Bobby Hatfield -American singer-songwriter (The Righteous Brothers) (d. 2003)

1940- Sid Waddell -English sportscaster (d. 2012)

1941- Anita Lonsbrough -English swimmer

1941- Kees van Kooten -Dutch comedian, actor, and author

1941- Susan Dorothea White -Australian painter and sculptor

1942- Betsey Johnson -American fashion designer

1942- Michael Pepper -English physicist and engineer

1943- Louise Forestier -Canadian singer-songwriter and actress

1943- Jimmy Griffin -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Bread (band)|Bread, Black Tie (band)|Black Tie, and The Remingtons) (d. 2005)

1943- Michael Mantler -American trumpet player and composer (Jazz Composer's Orchestra)

1943- Shafqat Rana -Indian-Pakistani cricketer

1943- Ronnie Spector -American singer-songwriter (The Ronettes)

1945- Harriet Miers -American lawyer, 31st White House Counsel

1945- Laura Spurr -American nurse and tribal leader (d. 2010)

1947- Ian Anderson -Scottish-English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Jethro Tull (band)|Jethro Tull)

1947- Anwar Ibrahim -Malaysian academic and politician, 7th Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia

1947- Alan Ward -English cricketer

1950- Patti Austin -American singer-songwriter

1950- Rémy Girard -Canadian actor

1951- Juan Manuel Santos -Colombian politician, 59th President of Colombia

1952- Daniel Hugh Kelly -American actor

1952- Diane Venora -American actress

1953- Mark Doty -American poet and author

1954- Peter Endrulat -German footballer

1955- Jim Mees -American set designer (d. 2013)

1955- Mel Tiangco -Filipino journalist

1956- José Luis Montes -Spanish footballer and manager (d. 2013)

1956- Fred Ottman -American wrestler

1956- Charlie Peacock -American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer

1956- Peter Robbins (actor)|Peter Robbins -American actor

1956- Perween Warsi -Indian-English businesswoman

1957- Fred Ho -American saxophonist, composer, and playwright (d. 2014)

1957- Andres Põime -Estonian architect

1958- Michael Dokes -American boxer (d. 2012)

1958- Jack Richards -English cricketer, coach, and manager

1958- Rosie Winterton -English politician, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

1959- Rosanna Arquette -American actress, director, and producer

1959- Albert Owen -Welsh sailor and politician

1959- Mark Price (musician)|Mark Price -English drummer (All About Eve (band)|All About Eve and Del Amitri)

1959- Florent Vollant -Canadian singer-songwriter (Kashtin)

1960- Antonio Banderas -Spanish actor, singer, and producer

1960- Annely Ojastu -Estonian sprinter and long jumper

1960- Kenny Perry -American golfer

1961- Jon Farriss -Australian drummer (INXS)

1962- Suzanne Collins -American author and screenwriter

1962- Julia Fordham -English singer-songwriter

1962- Alan Muraoka -American actor and director

1963- Phoolan Devi -Indian politician (d. 2001)

1963- Anton Janssen -Dutch footballer and coach

1963- Andrew Sullivan -English-American journalist and author

1964- Aaron Hall (musician)|Aaron Hall -American singer-songwriter (Guy (band)|Guy)

1965- Claudia Christian -American actress and singer

1965- Toumani Diabaté -Malian Kora (instrument)|kora player

1965- Mike E. Smith -American jockey

1965- John Starks (basketball)|John Starks -American basketball player and coach

1966- Charlie Dimmock -English gardener and television host

1966- Hansi Kürsch -German singer-songwriter and bass player (Blind Guardian and Demons and Wizards (band)|Demons and Wizards)

1967- Philippe Albert -Belgian footballer

1967- Riddick Bowe -American boxer

1967- Gus Johnson (sportscaster)|Gus Johnson -American sportscaster

1967- Lorraine Pearson -English singer and author (Five Star)

1967- Mart Sander -Estonian actor, singer, director, and author

1967- Reinout Scholte -Dutch cricketer

1968- Michael Bivins -American singer, producer, and actor (New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe)

1968- Pete Docter -American director, screenwriter, and voice actor

1968- Greg Hawgood -Canadian ice hockey player

1969- Emily Symons -Australian actress

1970- Bret Hedican -American ice hockey player and sportscaster

1970- Brendon Julian -New Zealand-Australian cricketer and journalist

1970- Steve Mautone -Australian footballer and coach

1971- Sal Fasano -American baseball player and coach

1971- Stephan Groth -Danish singer-songwriter (Apoptygma Berzerk and Bruderschaft)

1971- Roy Keane -Irish footballer and manager

1971- Mario Kindelán -Cuban boxer

1971- Paul Newlove -English rugby player

1971- Kevin Randleman -American mixed martial artist

1971- Justin Theroux -American actor, director, and screenwriter

1972- Dilana -South African-American singer-songwriter and actress

1972- Lawrence Dallaglio -English rugby player and sportscaster

1972- Angie Harmon -American model and actress

1972- Christofer Johnsson -Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Therion (band)|Therion, Carbonized, Messiah (band)|Messiah, and Demonoid (band)|Demonoid)

1972- Jake Adam York -American poet and educator (d. 2012)

1973- Lisa Raymond -American tennis player

1973- Javier Zanetti -Argentinian footballer

1974- Luis Marín -Costa Rican footballer and manager

1974- Rachel Simmons -American scholar and author

1974- David Sommeil -French footballer

1975- İlhan Mansız -Turkish footballer

1976- Roadkill (wrestler)|Roadkill -American wrestler

1976- Ian Murray (British politician)|Ian Murray -Scottish politician

1977- Danny Griffin -Irish footballer

1977- Matt Morgan (comedian)|Matt Morgan -English comedian, actor, and radio host

1978- Danny Allsopp -Australian footballer

1978- Marcus Fizer -American basketball player

1978- Chris Read -English cricketer

1978- Claire Yiu -Hong Kong model and actress

1979- Dinusha Fernando -Sri Lankan cricketer

1979- Joanna García -American actress

1979- Ted Geoghegan -American author, screenwriter, and producer

1979- Brandon Lyon -American baseball player

1979- Rémy Martin (rugby union)|Rémy Martin -French rugby player

1979- Yannick Schroeder -French race car driver

1980- Wade Barrett -English boxer, wrestler, and actor

1980- Pua Magasiva -Samoan-New Zealand actor

1980- Roxanne McKee -Canadian-English model and actress

1981- Natsumi Abe -Japanese singer and actress (Morning Musume, Dream Morning Musume, Morning Musume Sakuragumi, Def.Diva, and Nochiura Natsumi)

1981- Katherine Boecher -American actress

1981- Guillaume Elmont -Dutch martial artist

1981- Taufik Hidayat -Indonesian badminton player

1981- Yaani King -American actress

1981- Manila Luzon -American drag queen performer

1981- Malek Mouath -Saudi Arabian footballer

1981- Jon Prescott -American actor

1982- John Alvbåge -Swedish footballer

1982- Josh Anderson (baseball)|Josh Anderson -American baseball player

1982- Devon Aoki -American model and actress

1982- Katrina Begin -American actress

1982- Nicole O'Brian -American model, Miss Texas USA|Miss Texas USA 2003

1982- Shaun Murphy (snooker player)|Shaun Murphy -English snooker player

1983- Mark Bautista -Filipino singer and actor

1983- Chrisna Bootha -South African netball player

1983- Kyle Brown (soccer)|Kyle Brown -American soccer player

1983- CB Dollaway -American mixed martial artist

1983- Héctor Faubel -Spanish motorcycle racer

1983- Alexander Perezhogin -Russian ice hockey player

1983- Spencer Redford -American actress

1983- Mathieu Roy -Canadian ice hockey player

1984- Ryan Eggold -American actor

1984- Mokomichi Hayami -Japanese actor

1984- Mariel Rodriguez -Filipino television host and actress

1985- Melissa Barrera -American television host

1985- Enrico Cortese -Italian footballer

1985- Julia Matojan -Estonian tennis player

1985- Julia Melim -Brazilian-American actress

1985- Jared Nathan -American actor (d. 2006)

1985- Roy O'Donovan -Irish footballer

1986- Andrea Hlaváčková -Czech tennis player

1987- Jim Bakkum -Dutch singer and actor

1987- Ari Boyland -New Zealand actor

1988- Francesco Acerbi -Italian footballer

1989- Sam Gagner -Canadian ice hockey player

1989- Ben Sahar -Israeli footballer

1989- Brenton Thwaites -Australian actor

1990- Cruze Ah-Nau -Australian rugby player

1990- Lucas Till -American actor and producer

1991- Marcus Foligno -American-Canadian ice hockey player

1992- Go Ah-sung -South Korean actress

1992- Chanel Simmonds -South African tennis player

1993- Andre Drummond -American basketball player

1993- Yuto Nakajima -Japanese singer, dancer, and actor (Hey! Say! JUMP)

1996- Jacob Latimore -American singer, actor, and dancer

1997- Kylie Jenner -American model

1998- Diptayan Ghosh -Indian chess player

History of Deaths


258- Lawrence of Rome -Spanish-Italian deacon and saint (b. 225)

1535- Ippolito de' Medici -Florence ruler (b. 1509)

1653- Maarten Tromp -Dutch admiral (b. 1598)

1655- Alfonso de la Cueva, 1st Marquis of Bedmar -Spanish cardinal (b. 1572)

1723- Guillaume Dubois -French cardinal and politician (b. 1656)

1759- Ferdinand VI of Spain -(b. 1713)

1784- Allan Ramsay (artist)|Allan Ramsay -Scottish painter (b. 1713)

1802- Franz Aepinus -German-Russian philosopher and academic (b. 1724)

1806- Michael Haydn -Austrian composer (b. 1737)

1839- Sir John St Aubyn, 5th Baronet -English politician (b. 1758)

1862- Honinbo Shusaku -Japanese Go (game)|Go player (b. 1829)

1875- Karl Andree -German geographer (b. 1808)

1889- Arthur Böttcher -German pathologist and anatomist (b. 1831)

1896- Otto Lilienthal -German pilot and engineer (b. 1848)

1904- Pierre Waldeck-Rousseau -French politician, 68th Prime Minister of France (b. 1846)

1915- Henry Moseley -English physicist and engineer (b. 1887)

1918- Erich Löwenhardt -German lieutenant and pilot (b. 1897)

1920- Ádám Politzer -Hungarian-Austrian physician (b. 1835)

1928- Rex Cherryman -American actor (b. 1897)

1929- Pierre Fatou -French mathematician and astronomer (b. 1878)

1929- Aletta Jacobs -Dutch physician (b. 1854)

1932- Rin Tin Tin -American acting dog (b. 1918)

1945- Robert H. Goddard -American physicist and engineer (b. 1882)

1948- Kan'ichi Asakawa -Japanese-American historian, author, and academic (b. 1873)

1948- Andrew Brown (soccer)|Andrew Brown -Scottish footballer and coach (b. 1870)

1948- Montague Summers -English clergyman and author (b. 1880)

1958- Frank Demaree -American baseball player (b. 1910)

1961- Julia Peterkin -American author (b. 1880)

1963- Estes Kefauver -American politician (b. 1903)

1963- Ernst Wetter -Swiss jurist (b. 1877)

1969- János Kodolányi -Hungarian author (b. 1899)

1976- Bert Oldfield -Australian cricketer (b. 1894)

1979- Dick Foran -American actor and singer (b. 1910)

1979- Walter Gerlach -German physicist and academic (b. 1889)

1980- Yahya Khan -Pakistani general and politician, 3rd President of Pakistan (b. 1917)

1982- Anderson Bigode Herzer -Brazilian author and poet (b. 1962)

1985- Nate Barragar -American football player and sergeant (b. 1906)

1986- Alan Rouse -English mountaineer (b. 1951)

1987- Georgios Athanasiadis-Novas -Greek lawyer and politician, 163rd Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1893)

1991- Luu Trong Lu -Vietnamese poet and playwright (b. 1912)

1993- Euronymous -Norwegian singer, guitarist, and producer (Mayhem (band)|Mayhem) (b. 1968)

1997- Jean-Claude Lauzon -Canadian director and screenwriter (b. 1953)

1997- Conlon Nancarrow -American-Mexican pianist and composer (b. 1912)

1999- Jennifer Paterson -English chef and actress (b. 1928)

1999- Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya -Indian historian, scholar, and critic (b. 1899)

2000- Gilbert Parkhouse -Welsh cricketer and rugby player (b. 1925)

2001- Lou Boudreau -American baseball player and manager (b. 1917)

2002- Michael Houser -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Widespread Panic and brute.) (b. 1962)

2002- Kristen Nygaard -Norwegian computer scientist and politician (b. 1926)

2003- Carmita Jiménez -Puerto Rican singer (b. 1944)

2007- Henry Cabot Lodge Bohler -American pilot and lieutenant (b. 1925)

2007- James E. Faust -American religious leader and lawyer (b. 1920)

2007- Tony Wilson -English journalist (b. 1950)

2008- Isaac Hayes -American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor (b. 1942)

2010- Markus Liebherr -German-Swiss businessman (b. 1948)

2010- Adam Stansfield -English footballer (b. 1978)

2010- David L. Wolper -American director and producer (b. 1928)

2011- Billy Grammer -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1925)

2012- James Lloyd Abbot, Jr. -American admiral (b. 1918)

2012- Philippe Bugalski -French race car driver (b. 1963)

2012- Ioan Dicezare -Romanian general and pilot (b. 1916)

2012- Irving Fein -American producer and manager (b. 1911)

2012- William W. Momyer -American general (b. 1916)

2012- Carlo Rambaldi -Italian special effects artist (b. 1925)

2013- William P. Clark, Jr. -American judge and politician, 12th United States National Security Advisor (b. 1931)

2013- Jonathan Dawson -Australian historian and academic (b. 1941)

2013- Eydie Gormé -American singer (b. 1928)

2013- David C. Jones -American general (b. 1921)

2013- Jody Payne -American singer and guitarist (Family (Willie Nelson's band)|Family) (b. 1936)

2013- Amy Wallace -American author (b. 1955)

2014- Jim Command -American baseball player (b. 1928)

2014- Kathleen Ollerenshaw -English mathematician, astronomer, and politician, Lord Mayor of Manchester (b. 1912)

2014- Bob Wiesler -American baseball player (b. 1930)