This Day in History

Daily historical facts, events, famous birthdays, world history. Discover what happened today in history.

Day History: August-26

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History


1071- Battle of Manzikert -The Seljuk Turks defeat the Byzantine Army at Manzikert.

1278- Ladislaus IV of Hungary -and Rudolph I of Germany defeat Premysl Ottokar II of Bohemia in the Battle of Marchfield near Dürnkrut, Austria|Dürnkrut in (then) Moravia.

1303- Ala ud din Khilji -captures Chittorgarh.

1346- Hundred Years' War -The military supremacy of the English longbow over the French combination of crossbow and armoured knights is established at the Battle of Crécy.

1444- Battle of St. Jakob an der Birs -A vastly outnumbered force of Swiss Confederates is defeated by the Dauphin Louis (future Louis XI of France) and his army of 'Armagnacs' near Basel.

1466-A conspiracy against Piero di Cosimo de' Medici -in Florence, led by Luca Pitti, is discovered.

1498- Michelangelo -is commissioned to carve the Pietà (Michelangelo)|Pietà.

1748-The first Lutheran -denomination in North America, the Pennsylvania Ministerium, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1768- James Cook|Captain James Cook -First voyage of James Cook|sets sail from England on board {{HMS|Endeavour}}.

1778-The first recorded ascent of Triglav -the highest mountain in Slovenia.

1789-The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen -is approved by the National Constituent Assembly of France.

1791- John Fitch (inventor)|John Fitch -is granted a United States patent for the steamboat.

1810-The former viceroy Santiago de Liniers -of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata is executed after the defeat of his Liniers Counter-revolution|counter-revolution.

1813- War of the Sixth Coalition -An Battle of Katzbach|impromptu battle takes place when French and Prussian-Russian forces accidentally run into each other near Liegnitz, Prussia (now Legnica, Poland).

1814- Chilean War of Independence -Infighting between the rebel forces of José Miguel Carrera and Bernardo O'Higgins erupts in the Battle of Las Tres Acequias.

1821-The University of Buenos Aires -Argentina, is officially opened.

1883-The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa -begins its final, paroxysmal, stage.

1914-In Brazil -Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras is founded.

1914- World War I -The German colony of Togoland surrenders to France|French and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|British forces after a Togoland Campaign|20 day campaign.

1914- World War I -During the retreat from Battle of Mons|Mons, the British II Corps commanded by General Horace Smith-Dorrien|Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien fought a vigorous and successful defensive action at Battle of Le Cateau|Le Cateau.

1920-The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution|19th amendment -to United States Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote.

1940- Chad -becomes the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Félix Éboué, France's first black colonial governor.

1942- Holocaust -in Chortkiav, western Ukraine: At 2.30 am the German Schutzpolizei (Nazi Germany)|Schutzpolizei starts driving Jews out of their houses, divides them into groups of 120, packs them in freight cars and deports 2000 to Belzec extermination camp|Belzec death camp. Five hundred of the sick and children are murdered on the spot.

1944- World War II -Charles de Gaulle enters Paris.

1966-The Namibian War of Independence -starts with the battle at Omugulugwombashe.

1970-The Feminist Movement in the United States (1963–1982)|then new feminist movement -led by Betty Friedan, leads a nation-wide Women's Strike for Equality.

1977-The Charter of the French Language -is adopted by the National Assembly of Quebec

1978- Papal conclave, 1978 (August)|Papal conclave -Pope John Paul I is elected to the Papacy.

1978- Sigmund Jähn -becomes first German astronaut|cosmonaut, on board Soyuz 31.

1980-John Birges Harvey's Resort Hotel bombing|plants a bomb -at Harveys Lake Tahoe|Harvey's Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada, US.

1997- Beni-Ali massacre -in Algeria where 60 to 100 people were killed.

1999-Russia begins the Second Chechen War -in response to the Invasion of Dagestan by the Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade.

2002- Earth Summit -2002 begins in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2011-The Boeing 787 Dreamliner -Boeing's all-new composite airliner, receives certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency|EASA and the Federal Aviation Administration|FAA

2013-Nationwide Million People March|protests -are held across the Philippines over the Priority Development Assistance Fund scam.

Famous Birthdays


1469- Ferdinand II of Naples -(d. 1496)

1676- Robert Walpole -English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1745)

1694- Elisha Williams -American minister, academic, and politician (d. 1755)

1695- Marie-Anne-Catherine Quinault -French singer-songwriter (d. 1791)

1728- Johann Heinrich Lambert -Swiss mathematician, physicist, and astronomer (d. 1777)

1736- Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l'Isle -French mineralogist and geologist (d. 1790)

1740- Montgolfier brothers|Joseph-Michel Montgolfier -French inventor, invented the hot air balloon (d. 1810)

1743- Antoine Lavoisier -French chemist and biologist (d. 1794)

1775- William Joseph Behr -German publicist and academic (d. 1851)

1789- Abbas Mirza -Persian prince (d. 1833)

1792- Manuel Oribe -Uruguayan politician, 4th President of Uruguay (d. 1857)

1819- Albert, Prince Consort -of the United Kingdom (d. 1861)

1826- Princess Alexandra of Bavaria -(d. 1875)

1845- Mary Ann Nichols -English victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)

1854- Arnold Fothergill -English cricketer (d. 1932)

1862- Herbert Booth -Canadian songwriter and bandleader (d. 1926)

1864- Anna Ulyanova -Russian politician (d. 1935)

1865- Arthur James Arnot -Australian engineer, designed the Spencer Street Power Station (d. 1946)

1873- Lee de Forest -American inventor, invented the Audion tube (d. 1961)

1874- Zona Gale -American author and playwright (d. 1938)

1875- John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir -Scottish-Canadian historian and politician, 15th Governor General of Canada (d. 1940)

1880- Guillaume Apollinaire -Italian-French author, poet, playwright, and critic (d. 1918)

1882- James Franck -German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1964)

1885- Jules Romains -French author and poet (d. 1972)

1890- Tommy Andrews (cricketer)|Tommy Andrews -Australian cricketer (d. 1970)

1891- Acharya Chatursen Shastri -Indian author (d. 1960)

1894- Sparky Adams -American baseball player (d. 1989)

1896- Besse Cooper -American super-centenarian (d. 2012)

1896- Ivan Mihailov -Bulgarian politician (d. 1990)

1897- Yun Bo-seon -South Korean politician, 2nd President of South Korea (d. 1990)

1898- Peggy Guggenheim -American art collector (d. 1979)

1899- Rufino Tamayo -Mexican painter (d. 1991)

1900- Hellmuth Walter -German engineer (d. 1980)

1901- Eleanor Dark -Australian author (d. 1985)

1901- Hans Kammler -German engineer and SS officer (d. 1945)

1901- Jimmy Rushing -American singer (Oklahoma City Blue Devils) (d. 1972)

1901- Maxwell D. Taylor -American general and diplomat, United States Ambassador to South Vietnam (d. 1987)

1901- Chen Yi (general)|Chen Yi -Chinese general and politician, 2nd Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China (d. 1972)

1903- Caroline Pafford Miller -American author (d. 1992)

1904- Christopher Isherwood -English-American author and academic (d. 1986)

1904- Joe Hulme -English footballer and cricketer (d. 1991)

1906- Albert Sabin -Polish-American physician and virologist, developed the polio vaccine (d. 1993)

1907- Lester Lanin -American bandleader (d. 2004)

1908- Walter Bruno Henning -Prussian-American linguist and scholar (d. 1967)

1908- Bill Hunt (cricketer)|Bill Hunt -Australian cricketer (d. 1983)

1908- Aubrey Schenck -American screenwriter and producer (d. 1999)

1908- Gilly Flower -English actress (d. 2001)

1909- Eric Davies -South African cricketer (d. 1976)

1909- Jim Davis (actor)|Jim Davis -American actor (d. 1981)

1909- Gene Moore (outfielder)|Gene Moore -American baseball player (d. 1978)

1910- Mother Teresa -Macedonian-Indian nun and missionary, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)

1911- Otto Binder -American author and screenwriter (d. 1974)

1914- Julio Cortázar -Belgian-Argentinian author (d. 1984)

1919- Gerard Campbell -American academic (d. 2012)

1920- Brant Parker -American illustrator (d. 2007)

1920- Prem Tinsulanonda -Thai general and politician, 16th Prime Minister of Thailand

1921- Shimshon Amitsur -Israeli mathematician and scholar (d. 1994)

1921- Benjamin C. Bradlee -American journalist and author (d. 2014)

1922- Irving R. Levine -American journalist (d. 2009)

1923- Wolfgang Sawallisch -German pianist and conductor (d. 2013)

1924- Alex Kellner -American baseball player (d. 1996)

1925- Jack Hirshleifer -American economist and academic (d. 2005)

1925- Alain Peyrefitte -French scholar and politician, Ministry of Justice (France)|Minister of Justice for France (d. 1999)

1925- Pyotr Todorovsky -Ukrainian-Russian director, screenwriter, and cinematographer (d. 2013)

1926- Anahit Tsitsikian -Armenian violinist and educator (d. 1999)

1927- B. V. Doshi -Indian architect

1928- Peter Appleyard -English-Canadian vibraphone player and composer (d. 2013)

1928- Naïm Kattan -Iraqi-Canadian author and critic

1928- Yvette Vickers -American model, actress, and singer (d. 2010)

1929- Reuben Kamanga -Zambian politician, 1st Vice President of Zambia (d. 1996)

1930- Joe Solomon -Guyanese cricketer and coach

1931- Kálmán Markovits -Hungarian water polo player (d. 2009)

1932- Luis Salvadores Salvi -Chilean basketball player (d. 2014)

1934- Tom Heinsohn -American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster

1935- Geraldine Ferraro -American lawyer and politician (d. 2011)

1937- Don Bowman (singer)|Don Bowman -American singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2013)

1937- Kenji Utsumi -Japanese voice actor (d. 2013)

1938- Jet Black -English drummer (The Stranglers)

1939- Pinchas Goldstein -Israeli politician (d. 2007)

1939- Todor Kolev (actor)|Todor Kolev -Bulgarian actor and singer (d. 2013)

1939- Jorge Paulo Lemann -Brazilian banker and financier

1940- Michael Cockerell -English journalist

1940- Don LaFontaine -American voice actor (d. 2008)

1940- Nik Turner -English singer-songwriter and saxophonist (Hawkwind, Inner City Unit, and Space Ritual (band)|Space Ritual)

1941- Chris Curtis -English singer and drummer (The Searchers (band)|The Searchers) (d. 2005)

1941- Jane Merrow -English actress

1941- Barbet Schroeder -French-Swiss director and producer

1941- Akiko Wakabayashi -Japanese actress

1942- Vic Dana -American singer and dancer

1942- Dennis Turner, Baron Bilston -English politician

1943- Dori Caymmi -Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1944- Stephen Greif -English actor

1944- Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester -

1944- Alan Parker (musician)|Alan Parker -English guitarist and songwriter (Blue Mink)

1944- Judith Rees -English geographer and academic

1944- Maureen Tucker -American singer-songwriter and drummer (The Velvet Underground and Half Japanese)

1945- Jo Freeman -American lawyer and scholar

1945- Tom Ridge -American sergeant and politician, 1st Secretary of Homeland Security

1946- Zhou Ji -Chinese politician

1946- Priit Pärn -Estonian animator and director

1946- Chantal Renaud -Canadian singer, actress, and screenwriter

1946- Valerie Simpson -American singer-songwriter (Ashford & Simpson)

1946- Mark Snow -American composer

1946- Alison Steadman -English actress

1947- Emiliano Díez -Cuban-American actor and singer

1947- Nicolae Dobrin -Romanian footballer and manager (d. 2007)

1949- Leon Redbone -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

1950- Benjamin Hendrickson -American actor (d. 2006)

1950- Jüri Okas -Estonian architect

1951- Gerd Bonk -German weightlifter (d. 2014)

1951- Edward Witten -American physicist and academic

1952- Bryon Baltimore -Canadian ice hockey player

1952- Michael Jeter -American actor (d. 2003)

1952- Will Shortz -American journalist and puzzle creator

1953- Pat Sharkey -Irish footballer

1954- Howard Clark (golfer)|Howard Clark -English golfer

1954- Tracy Krohn -American businessman

1954- Efren Reyes -Filipino Pool (cue sports)|pool player

1954- Steve Wright (DJ)|Steve Wright -English radio host

1955- Ian Dejardin -English historian and curator

1956- Sally Beamish -English viola player and composer

1956- Brett Cullen -American actor

1956- Mark Mangino -American football player and coach

1957- Dr. Alban -Nigerian-Swedish singer-songwriter and producer

1957- Nikky Finney -American poet and academic

1957- Rick Hansen -Canadian wheelchair racer

1958- Jan Nevens -Belgian cyclist

1959- Stan Van Gundy -American basketball player and coach

1960- Wanda De Jesus -American actress

1960- Branford Marsalis -American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (Buckshot LeFonque)

1960- Nancy Martinez -Canadian singer

1960- Ola Ray -American actress and model

1961- Daniel Lévi -Algerian-French singer-songwriter and pianist

1961- Jeff Parrett -American baseball player

1962- Bob Mionske -American cyclist and lawyer

1963- David Byas -English cricketer and umpire

1963- Stephen J. Dubner -American journalist and author

1963- Patrice Oppliger -American author, critic, and academic

1964- Dave Boyes -Canadian rower

1964- Peter Bromby -Bermudian sailor

1964- Kevin Burns (Illinois mayor)|Kevin Burns -American politician

1964- Allegra Huston -English-American author and screenwriter

1964- Bobby Jurasin -American-Canadian football player

1964- Chad Kreuter -American baseball player and manager

1964- Zadok Malka -Israeli footballer and manager

1964- Torsten Schmitz -German boxer

1964- Carsten Wolf -German cyclist

1965- Carolina Arregui -Chilean actress

1965- Chris Burke (actor)|Chris Burke -American actor and singer

1965- Bobby Duncum, Jr. -American wrestler (d. 2000)

1965- Marcus du Sautoy -English mathematician and academic

1965- Jon Hensley -American actor

1966- Jacques Brinkman -Dutch field hockey player

1966- Shirley Manson -Scottish singer-songwriter and actress (Garbage (band)|Garbage, Angelfish (band)|Angelfish, and Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie)

1967- Michael Gove -Scottish journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Education

1968- Chris Boardman -English cyclist

1968- Byron Lawson -Canadian actor

1969- Christopher Douglas (American actor)|Christopher Douglas -American actor

1969- Elaine Irwin Mellencamp -American model

1970- Olimpiada Ivanova -Russian race walker

1970- Melissa McCarthy -American actress, producer, and screenwriter

1970- Brett Schultz -South African cricketer

1971- Thalía -Mexican singer-songwriter and actress (Timbiriche)

1973- Richard Evatt -English boxer (d. 2012)

1974- Kelvin Cato -American basketball player and coach

1974- Meredith Eaton -American actress

1975- Morgan Ensberg -American baseball player

1975- Momar Njie -Gambian footballer

1976- Zemfira -Russian singer-songwriter

1976- Amaia Montero -Spanish singer-songwriter (La Oreja de Van Gogh)

1977- Therese Alshammar -Swedish swimmer

1977- Liam Botham -English rugby player and cricketer

1977- Saeko Chiba -Japanese voice actress and singer

1977- Tran Thu Ha -Vietnamese singer, producer, and dancer

1977- Simone Motta -Italian footballer

1977- Morris Peterson -American basketball player

1977- Allan Simpson -American baseball player

1977- Dominic Treadwell-Collins -English television producer

1978- Raja Kashif -English-Indian singer

1979- Jamal Lewis -American football player

1979- Cristian Mora -Ecuadorian footballer

1979- Rubén Arriaza Pazos -Spanish footballer

1979- Allison Robertson -American guitarist (The Donnas)

1979- Yağmur Sarıgül -Turkish guitarist and songwriter (maNga (band)|maNga)

1980- Macaulay Culkin -American actor

1980- Brendan Harris -American baseball player

1980- Manolis Papamakarios -Greek basketball player

1980- Chris Pine -American actor

1981- Tino Best -Barbadian cricketer

1981- Sebastian Bönig -German footballer

1981- Andreas Glyniadakis -Greek basketball player

1981- Jesse Martin -German-Australian sailor

1981- Vangelis Moras -Greek footballer

1981- Petey Williams -Canadian wrestler

1982- Angelo Iorio -Italian footballer

1982- John Mulaney -American comedian and actor

1982- Jayson Nix -American baseball player

1982- Noah Welch -American ice hockey player

1983- Mattia Cassani -Italian footballer

1983- Nicol David -Malaysian squash player

1983- Toshiaki Imae -Japanese baseball player

1983- Félix Porteiro -Spanish race car driver

1985- Oleksiy Kasyanov -Ukrainian decathlete

1985- Brandon McDonald (American football)|Brandon McDonald -American football player

1985- David Price (baseball)|David Price -American baseball player

1986- Vladislav Gussev -Estonian footballer

1986- Colin Kazim-Richards -English-Turkish footballer

1986- Big K.R.I.T. -American rapper and producer

1986- Cassie Ventura -American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress

1987- Riley Steele -American porn actress

1988- Elvis Andrus -Venezuelan baseball player

1988- Tori Black -American porn actress

1988- Evan Ross -American actor and singer

1988- Danielle Savre -American actress, singer, and dancer

1988- Wayne Simmonds -Canadians ice hockey player

1989- Héloïse Guérin -French model

1989- James Harden (basketball)|James Harden -American basketball player

1990- Lil' Chris -English singer-songwriter and actor

1991- Tommy Bastow -English actor and singer (FranKo)

1991- Jessica Diggins -American skier

1991- Dylan O'Brien -American actor

1992- Hayley Hasselhoff -American actress

1992- Yang Yilin -Chinese gymnast

1993- Marko Livaja -Croatian footballer

1993- Keke Palmer -American actress and singer

1996- Bishop Nehru -American rapper and producer

History of Deaths


1278- Ottokar II of Bohemia -(b. 1233)

1346-Killed in the Battle of Crécy -

1349- Thomas Bradwardine -English archbishop, mathematician, and physicist (b. 1290)

1462- Catherine Zaccaria -Byzantine daughter of Centurione II Zaccaria

1551- Margaret Leijonhufvud -Swedish wife of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516)

1572- Petrus Ramus -French philosopher and logician (b. 1515)

1595- António, Prior of Crato -(b. 1531)

1666- Frans Hals -Dutch painter (b. 1580)

1714- Edward Fowler -English bishop (b. 1632)

1723- Antonie van Leeuwenhoek -Dutch microscopist and biologist (b. 1632)

1785- George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville -English soldier and politician, 3rd Secretary of State for the Colonies (b. 1716)

1810- Santiago de Liniers, 1st Count of Buenos Aires -French-Spanish sailor and politician, 10th Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata (b. 1753)

1813- Theodor Körner (author)|Theodor Körner -German soldier and author (b. 1791)

1850- Louis Philippe I -of France (b. 1773)

1865- Johann Franz Encke -German astronomer and academic (b. 1791)

1908- Tony Pastor -American actor, singer, and manager (b. 1837)

1910- William James -American psychologist and philosopher (b. 1842)

1921- Sándor Wekerle -Hungarian politician, Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1848)

1930- Lon Chaney -American actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1883)

1944- Adam von Trott zu Solz -German lawyer and diplomat (b. 1909)

1945- Franz Werfel -Austrian author and playwright (b. 1890)

1946- Jeanie MacPherson -American actress and screenwriter (b. 1887)

1956- Alfred Wagenknecht -German-American activist (b. 1881)

1958- Ralph Vaughan Williams -English composer and educator (b. 1872)

1968- Kay Francis -American actress, singer, and producer (b. 1899)

1972- Francis Chichester -English pilot and sailor (b. 1901)

1974- Charles Lindbergh -American pilot and explorer (b. 1902)

1976- Lotte Lehmann -German soprano (b. 1888)

1977- H. A. Rey -German-American author and illustrator, created ''Curious George'' (b. 1898)

1978- Charles Boyer -French-American actor, singer, and producer (b. 1899)

1978- José Manuel Moreno -Argentinian footballer and manager (b. 1916)

1979- Mika Waltari -Finnish author (b. 1908)

1980- Rosa Albach-Retty -German actress (b. 1874)

1980- Tex Avery -American animator, director, and voice actor (b. 1908)

1981- Roger Nash Baldwin -American union leader, co-founded the American Civil Liberties Union (b. 1884)

1981- Lee Hays -American singer-songwriter (The Weavers) (b. 1914)

1986- Ted Knight -American actor (b. 1923)

1987- John Goddard (cricketer)|John Goddard -Barbadian-English cricketer (b. 1919)

1987- Georg Wittig -German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)

1988- Carlos Paião -Portuguese singer-songwriter (b. 1957)

1989- Irving Stone -American author (b. 1903)

1990- Minoru Honda -Japanese astronomer (b. 1913)

1992- Bob de Moor -Belgian author and illustrator (b. 1925)

1993- Reima Pietilä -Finnish architect, co-designed the Kaleva Church (b. 1923)

1995- John Brunner (novelist)|John Brunner -English-Scottish author (b. 1934)

1998- Jaanus Kuum -Estonian-Norwegian cyclist (b. 1964)

1998- Frederick Reines -American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)

2000- Akbar Adibi -Iranian engineer and academic (b. 1939)

2001- Louis Muhlstock -Polish-Canadian painter (b. 1904)

2001- Marita Petersen -Faroese educator and politician, 8th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (b. 1940)

2003- Jim Wacker -American football player and coach (b. 1937)

2004- Laura Branigan -American singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1957)

2005- Denis D'Amour -Canadian guitarist and songwriter (Voivod (band)|Voivod) (b. 1960)

2005- Robert Denning -American interior designer (b. 1927)

2006- Rainer Barzel -Polish-German lawyer and politician, Minister of Intra-German Relations (b. 1924)

2006- Clyde Walcott -Barbadian cricketer and coach (b. 1926)

2007- Gaston Thorn -Luxembourger politician, 20th Prime Minister of Luxembourg (b. 1928)

2007- Ramon Zamora -Filipino actor and director (b. 1935)

2009- Sadie Corré -English actress and dancer (b. 1918)

2009- Dominick Dunne -American journalist and author (b. 1925)

2010- Raimon Panikkar -Catalan priest and scholar (b. 1918)

2011- George Band -English mountaineer (b. 1929)

2011- Patrick C. Fischer -American computer scientist and academic (b. 1935)

2011- John McAleese -Scottish sergeant (b. 1949)

2012- Russ Alben -American businessman (b. 1929)

2012- Reginald Bartholomew -American diplomat (b. 1936)

2012- Jacques Bensimon -Canadian director and producer (b. 1943)

2012- Alix de Lannoy -Belgian mother of Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1941)

2012- A. K. Hangal -Indian actor (b. 1917)

2012- Krzysztof Wilmanski -Polish-German physicist (b. 1940)

2013- Hélie de Saint Marc -French soldier (b. 1922)

2013- John J. Gilligan -American soldier and politician, 62nd Governor of Ohio (b. 1921)

2013- Gerard Murphy (Irish actor)|Gerard Murphy -Irish-English actor (b. 1948)

2013- Bill Schmitz -American football player and coach (b. 1954)

2013- Jack Sinagra -American politician (b. 1950)

2013- Clyde A. Wheeler -American politician (b. 1921)

2014- Christian Bourquin -French politician (b. 1954)

2014- Peter Bacon Hales -American historian, photographer, and author (b. 1950)

2014- Caroline Kellett -English journalist (b. 1960)

2014- Chūsei Sone -Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1937)

2014- David E. Sorensen -American religious leader (b. 1933)