This Day in History

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Day History: December-10

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Events History


1041-The son of Empress Zoe Porphyrogenita|Zoe of Byzantium -succeeds to the throne of the Byzantine Empire|Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V Kalaphates|Michael V.

1508-The War of the League of Cambrai|League of Cambrai -is formed by Pope Julius II, Louis XII of France, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor and Ferdinand II of Aragon as an alliance against Venice.

1510- Portuguese conquest of Goa -Portuguese naval forces under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque, and local mercenaries working for privateer Timoji, seize Goa from the Adil Shahi dynasty|Bijapur Sultanate, resulting in 451 years of Portuguese colonial rule.

1520- Martin Luther -burns his copy of the papal bull ''Exsurge Domine'' outside Wittenberg's Elster Gate.

1541- Thomas Culpeper -and Francis Dereham are executed for having affairs with Catherine Howard, Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII of England|Henry VIII.

1665-The Royal Netherlands Marine Corps -is founded by Michiel de Ruyter

1684- Isaac Newton -s derivation of Kepler's laws from his theory of gravity, contained in the paper ''De motu corporum in gyrum'', is read to the Royal Society by Edmond Halley.

1799-France adopts the metre as its official unit of length -

1817- Mississippi -becomes the 20th U.S. state.

1861- American Civil War -The Confederate States of America accept a rival state government's pronouncement that declares Kentucky to be the 13th state of the Confederacy.

1861-Forces led by Nguyễn Trung Trực -an anti-colonial guerrilla leader in southern Vietnam, sink the French lorcha (boat)|lorcha ''L'Esperance''.

1868-The first traffic light -are installed, outside the Palace of Westminster in London. Resembling railway signals, they use Railway semaphore signal|semaphore arms and are illuminated at night by red and green gas lamps.

1869-The Kappa Sigma -Fraternity is founded at the University of Virginia.

1884- Mark Twain -s ''Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'' is published.

1896- Alfred Jarry -s ''Ubu Roi'' premieres in Paris. A riot breaks out at the end of the performance.

1898- Spanish–American War -The Treaty of Paris (1898)|Treaty of Paris is signed, officially ending the conflict.

1899- Delta Sigma Phi -fraternity is founded at the City College of New York.

1901-The first Nobel Prize -are awarded.

1906-U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt -wins the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the mediation of the Russo-Japanese War, becoming the first American to win a Nobel Prize.

1907-The worst night of the Brown Dog affair|Brown Dog riots -in London, when 1,000 medical students clash with 400 police officers over the existence of a memorial for animals that have been vivisected.

1909- Selma Lagerlöf -becomes the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature

1911-The first transcontinental flight across the United States is completed. Calbraith Perry Rodgers -began the flight on 17 September 1911, taking off from Sheepshead Bay, New York.

1927-The phrase " Grand Ole Opry#Name|Grand Ole Opry -is used for the first time radio|on-air.

1932- Thailand -becomes a Constitution of Thailand|constitutional monarchy.

1936- Abdication Crisis -Edward VIII signs the '':File:Edward abdication.png|Instrument of Abdication''.

1941- World War II -The Royal Navy capital ships {{HMS|Prince of Wales|53|6}} and {{HMS|Repulse|1916|6}} Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse|are sunk by Imperial Japanese Navy torpedo bombers near British Malaya|Malaya.

1948-The United Nations General Assembly -adopts the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

1949- Chinese Civil War -The People's Liberation Army begins its siege of Chengdu, the last Kuomintang-held city in mainland China, forcing President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek and his government to retreat to Taiwan.

1955-'' Mighty Mouse Playhouse -' premieres on American television.

1963- Zanzibar -gains independence from the United Kingdom as a constitutional monarchy, under Sultan Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar|Jamshid bin Abdullah.

1965-The Grateful Dead -s first concert performance under this new name.

1968-Japan's biggest heist, the still-unsolved " 300 million yen robbery -, is carried out in Tokyo.

1976-The United Nations General Assembly -adopts the Environmental Modification Convention|Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques.

1978- Arab–Israeli conflict -Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin and President of Egypt Anwar Sadat are jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

1979- Kaohsiung Incident -Taiwanese pro-democracy demonstrations are suppressed by the KMT dictatorship, and organizers are arrested.

1983- Democracy -is restored in Argentina with the inauguration of President Raúl Alfonsín.

1989- Mongolian Revolution of 1990|Mongolian Revolution -At the country's first open pro-democracy public demonstration, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj announces the establishment of the Mongolian Democratic Union.

1993-The last shift leaves Wearmouth Colliery -in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear|Sunderland. The closure of the 156-year-old pit marks the end of the old County Durham coalfield, which had been in operation since the Middle Ages.

1994- Rwandan Genocide -Maurice Baril, military advisor to the U.N. Secretary-General of the United Nations|Secretary-General and head of the Military Division of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, recommends that UNAMIR stand down.

2013-The life of Nelson Mandela -is celebrated in a Death and state funeral of Nelson Mandela|memorial service at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

Famous Birthdays


1452- Johannes Stöffler -German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)

1588- Isaac Beeckman -Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637)

1713- Johann Nicolaus Mempel -German cantor and organist (d. 1747)

1751- George Shaw -English botanist and zoologist (d. 1813)

1787- Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet -American educator, founded the American School for the Deaf (d. 1851)

1804- Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi -German mathematician and academic (d. 1851)

1805- Joseph Škoda -Czech physician, dermatologist, and academic (d. 1881)

1815- Ada Lovelace -English mathematician and computer scientist (d. 1852)

1821- Nikolay Nekrasov -Russian poet and critic (d. 1877)

1822- César Franck -Belgian organist and composer (d. 1890)

1824- George MacDonald -Scottish minister, author, and poet (d. 1905)

1827- Eugene O'Keefe -Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1913)

1830- Emily Dickinson -American poet (d. 1886)

1851- Melvil Dewey -American librarian, created the Dewey Decimal Classification|Dewey Decimal System (d. 1931)

1861- Daisy Greville, Countess of Warwick -(d. 1938)

1866- Louis Bolk -Dutch anatomist and biologist (d. 1930)

1870- Mary Bonaparte -French daughter of Napoléon Charles Bonaparte, 5th Prince of Canino (d. 1947)

1870- Adolf Loos -Austrian architect, designed Villa Müller (d. 1933)

1870- Pierre Louÿs -Belgian-French author and poet (d. 1925)

1878- C. Rajagopalachari -Indian lawyer and politician, 45th List of Governors-General of India|Governor-General of India (d. 1972)

1880- Fred Immler -German actor (d. 1965)

1880- Charles King (athlete)|Charles King -American jumper (d. 1958)

1882- Otto Neurath -Austrian sociologist and philosopher (d. 1945)

1882- Shigenori Tōgō -Japanese politician, 37th Minister for Foreign Affairs (Japan)|Minister for Foreign Affairs (d. 1950)

1882- Louis Wilkins -American pole vaulter (d. 1950)

1885- Marios Varvoglis -Greek composer and conductor (d. 1967)

1886- Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis -English field marshal and politician, 17th Governor General of Canada (d. 1969)

1886- Annie Bos -Dutch actress (d. 1975)

1886- Victor McLaglen -English-American boxer and actor (d. 1959)

1889- Ray Collins (actor)|Ray Collins -American actor (d. 1965)

1891- Nelly Sachs -German-Swedish poet and playwright, Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)

1896- Torsten Bergström -Swedish actor and director (d. 1948)

1903- Una Merkel -American actress and singer (d. 1986)

1905- Valter Palm -Estonian-American boxer (d. 1994)

1907- Rumer Godden -English author and poet (d. 1998)

1907- Lucien Laurent -French footballer and coach (d. 2005)

1908- Olivier Messiaen -French composer and ornithologist (d. 1992)

1909- Hermes Pan (choreographer)|Hermes Pan -American dancer and choreographer (d. 1990)

1911- Chet Huntley -American journalist (d. 1974)

1912- Philip Hart -American lawyer and politician, 49th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan (d. 1976)

1913- Morton Gould -American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1996)

1913- Pannonica de Koenigswarter -English-American composer (d. 1988)

1913- Harry Locke -English actor (d. 1987)

1914- Dorothy Lamour -American actress and singer (d. 1996)

1916- Walt Arfons -American race car driver (d. 2013)

1916- Rafael Ruiz -Spanish field hockey player (d. 2006)

1917- Yahya Petra of Kelantan -(d. 1979)

1918- Anne Gwynne -American actress and singer (d. 2003)

1918- Anatoli Tarasov -Russian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1995)

1919- Alexander Courage -American composer and conductor (d. 2008)

1920- Clarice Lispector -Ukrainian-Brazilian journalist and author (d. 1977)

1920- Reginald Rose -American screenwriter and producer (d. 2002)

1920- Thanassis Skordalos -Greek musician (d. 1998)

1922- Lucía Hiriart -Chilean wife of Augusto Pinochet, 30th First Lady of Chile

1922- Agnes Nixon -American actress, director, and screenwriter

1923- Harold Gould -American actor (d. 2010)

1923- Clorindo Testa -Italian-Argentinian architect, designed the National Library of the Argentine Republic and Marriott Plaza Hotel, Buenos Aires|Marriott Plaza Hotel (d. 2013)

1924- Michael Manley -Jamaican pilot and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Jamaica (d. 1997)

1925- Jean Byron -American actress (d. 2006)

1925- Carolyn Kizer -American poet and academic (d. 2014)

1927- Danny Matt -German-Israeli general (d. 2013)

1928- Dan Blocker -American actor (d. 1972)

1928- John Colicos -Canadian actor (d. 2000)

1928- Jeremy Morse -English banker and academic

1928- Barbara Nichols -American actress and singer (d. 1976)

1930- Wayne D. Anderson -American baseball player and coach (d. 2013)

1930- Michael Jopling, Baron Jopling -English politician

1931- Peter Baker (footballer born 1931)|Peter Baker -English-South African footballer

1933- Philip R. Craig -American author (d. 2007)

1933- Larry Morris -American football player (d. 2012)

1933- Mako Iwamatsu -Japanese-American actor and singer (d. 2006)

1933- Angus Stirling -English historian

1934- Howard Martin Temin -American geneticist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1994)

1935- Terry Allcock -English footballer and cricketer

1936- Howard Smith (director)|Howard Smith -American journalist, director, and producer (d. 2014)

1937- Scott Baker (judge)|Scott Baker -English judge

1937- Raphael Maklouf -Israeli-English sculptor

1938- Yuri Temirkanov -Russian viola player and conductor

1939- Dick Bavetta -American basketball player and referee

1939- Barry Cunliffe -English archaeologist and academic

1940- Anne Gibson, Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen -English union leader and author

1941- Fionnula Flanagan -Irish actress

1941- Tommy Kirk -American actor and singer

1941- Tommy Rettig -American actor and engineer (d. 1996)

1941- Kyu Sakamoto -Japanese singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1985)

1941- Peter Sarstedt -Indian-English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1941- Chad & Jeremy|Chad Stuart -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Chad & Jeremy)

1941- Ken Campbell -English writer, actor, director and comedian (d. 2008)

1942- Ann Gloag -Scottish nurse and businesswoman

1944- John Birt, Baron Birt -English businessman

1944- Steve Renko -American baseball player

1945- Mukhtar Altynbayev -Kazakhstani general and politician, 3rd Defence Minister of Kazakhstan

1945- George Amon Webster -American singer and pianist (Cathedral Quartet) (d. 2013)

1946- Thomas Lux -American poet and academic

1947- Rasul Guliyev -Azerbaijani politician, 22nd Speaker of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan

1947- Douglas Kenney -American actor and screenwriter (d. 1980)

1947- Howard Newby -English sociologist and academic

1947- Rainer Seifert -German field hockey player

1948- Dušan Bajević -Bosnian-Greek footballer and manager

1948- Jessica Cleaves -American singer (The Friends of Distinction and Earth, Wind & Fire) (d. 2014)

1948- Jasuben Shilpi -Indian sculptor (d. 2013)

1948- Muhammad Zaidan -Syrian-Palestinian terrorist, founded the Palestine Liberation Front (d. 2004)

1950- John Boozman -American football player, lawyer, and politician

1950- Nicky Henderson -English horse trainer

1951- Ellen Nikolaysen -Norwegian singer and actress

1952- Clive Anderson -English lawyer and television host

1952- Susan Dey -American actress and producer

1952- Greg Mortimer -Australian mountaineer

1952- Paul Varul -Estonian lawyer and politician, 6th Ministry of Justice (Estonia)|Estonian Minister of Justice

1953- Chris Bury -American journalist

1954- Eudine Barriteau -Barbadian economist

1954- Price Cobb -American race car driver

1954- Jack Hues -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Wang Chung (band)|Wang Chung)

1954- Enn Sellik -Estonian runner

1956- Rod Blagojevich -American lawyer and politician, 40th Governor of Illinois

1956- Roberto Cassinelli -Italian lawyer and politician

1956- Jacquelyn Mitchard -American journalist and author

1956- Jan van Dijk (footballer)|Jan van Dijk -Dutch footballer and manager

1957- Michael Clarke Duncan -American actor (d. 2012)

1957- Paul Hardcastle -English composer and producer

1957- Prem Rawat -Indian-American guru

1958- Pepsi Demacque -English singer (Pepsi & Shirlie)

1958- Cornelia Funke -German-American author

1958- Kathryn Stott -English pianist and academic

1958- John J. York -American actor

1959- Mark Aguirre -American basketball player and coach

1959- Udi Aloni -American-Israeli director and author

1959- Kevin Ash -English journalist and author (d. 2013)

1959- Wolf Hoffmann -German guitarist (Accept (band)|Accept)

1960- Kenneth Branagh -Irish actor, singer, director, producer, and screenwriter

1960- Michael Schoeffling -American actor

1961- Nia Peeples -American singer and actress

1961- Oded Schramm -Israel-American mathematician and academic (d. 2008)

1962- John de Wolf -Dutch footballer and manager

1963- Jahangir Khan -Pakistani squash player

1964- Stef Blok -Dutch banker and politician

1964- Bobby Flay -American chef and author

1964- George Newbern -American actor

1965- Greg Giraldo -American lawyer, comedian, actor, and screenwriter (d. 2010)

1965- J Mascis -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Dinosaur Jr., Witch (band)|Witch, Deep Wound, and Upsidedown Cross (band)|Upsidedown Cross)

1965- Stephanie Morgenstern -Swiss-Canadian actress, producer, and screenwriter

1966- Mel Rojas -Dominican baseball player

1969- Stephen Billington -English actor

1969- Rob Blake -Canadian ice hockey player and manager

1970- Kevin Sharp -American singer (d. 2014)

1970- Bryant Stith -American basketball player and coach

1971- Bill Baroni -American lawyer and politician

1971- Brian Nichols -American spree killer

1972- Donavon Frankenreiter -American surfer, singer-songwriter, and guitarist

1972- Puff Johnson -American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)

1972- Brian Molko -Belgian-Luxembourger singer-songwriter and guitarist (Placebo (band)|Placebo)

1973- Gabriela Spanic -Venezuelan actress and singer

1974- Meg White -American drummer (The White Stripes)

1975- Steve Bradley -American wrestler (d. 2008)

1975- Josip Skoko -Australian footballer

1975- Kristel Verbeke -Belgian singer and actress (K3 (band)|K3)

1976- Shane Byrne (motorcycle racer)|Shane Byrne -English motorcycle racer

1977- Mr. Águila -Mexican wrestler

1977- Emmanuelle Chriqui -Canadian actress

1978- Summer Phoenix -American actress

1979- Matt Bentley -American wrestler

1980- Massari -Lebanese-Canadian singer-songwriter and keyboard player

1980- Sarah Chang -American violinist

1981- Taufik Batisah -Singaporean singer

1981- Ryan Pini -Papua New Guinean swimmer

1981- Fábio Rochemback -Brazilian footballer

1982- Shilpa Anand -South African-Indian model and actress

1982- Claudia Hoffmann -German sprinter

1983- Patrick Flueger -American actor

1983- Lewis Buxton -English footballer

1983- Habib Mohamed -Ghanaian footballer

1983- Xavier Samuel -Australian actor

1983- Katrin Siska -Estonian singer (Vanilla Ninja)

1984- JTG -American wrestler

1984- Mark Applegarth -English rugby player

1985- Charlie Adam -Scottish footballer

1985- Scarlett Bowman -English actress

1985- Matt Forté -American football player

1985- T. J. Hensick -American ice hockey player

1985- Trésor Mputu -Congolese footballer

1985- Raven-Symoné -American actress, singer, and dancer

1985- Lê Công Vinh -Vietnamese footballer

1986- Matthew Bates -English footballer

1986- Kahlil Bell -American football player

1987- Gonzalo Higuaín -French-Argentinian footballer

1988- Wilfried Bony -Ivorian footballer

1988- Mitchell Donald -Dutch footballer

1989- Marion Maréchal-Le Pen -French politician

1989- Tom Sexton (rugby player)|Tom Sexton -Australian-Irish rugby player

1989- Ng Chee Yang -Singaporean singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor

1990- Kazenga LuaLua -Congolese-English footballer

1990- Terrell Sinkfield -American football player

1990- Shoya Tomizawa -Japanese motorcycle racer (d. 2010)

1991- Dion Waiters -Professional Basketball Player

1991- Eric Reid (American football)|Eric Reid -American football player

1993- Rachel Trachtenburg -American singer and actress (Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players and Supercute!)

1994- Matti Klinga -Finnish footballer

History of Deaths


1041- Michael IV the Paphlagonian -Byzantine emperor (b. 1010)

1198- Averroes -Spanish astronomer, physicist, and philosopher (b. 1126)

1508- René II, Duke of Lorraine -(b. 1451)

1541- Thomas Culpeper -English courtier (b. 1514)

1541- Francis Dereham -English courtier

1618- Giulio Caccini -Italian composer and educator (b. 1551)

1626- Edmund Gunter -English mathematician and academic (b. 1581)

1665- Tarquinio Merula -Italian organist, violinist, and composer (b. 1594)

1736- António Manoel de Vilhena -Portuguese military leader (b. 1663)

1831- Thomas Johann Seebeck -German physicist (b. 1770)

1850- Józef Bem -Polish general (b. 1794)

1850- François Sulpice Beudant -French mineralogist and geologist (b. 1787)

1865- Leopold I of Belgium -(b. 1790)

1867- Sakamoto Ryōma -Japanese samurai and politician (b. 1836)

1896- Alfred Nobel -Swedish chemist and engineer, invented Dynamite and founded the Nobel Prize (b. 1833)

1909- Red Cloud -American tribal chief (b. 1822)

1911- Joseph Dalton Hooker -English botanist and explorer (b. 1817)

1914- Robert Williams (archer)|Robert Williams -American archer (b. 1841)

1917- Mackenzie Bowell -English-Canadian politician, 5th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1823)

1920- Horace Elgin Dodge -American businessman, co-founded Dodge (b. 1868)

1922- Clement Lindley Wragge -English meteorologist (b. 1852)

1926- Nikola Pašić -Serbian politician, 46th Prime Minister of Serbia (b. 1845)

1928- Charles Rennie Mackintosh -Scottish architect and painter (b. 1868)

1936- Bobby Abel -English cricketer (b. 1857)

1936- Luigi Pirandello -Italian author and playwright, Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1867)

1939- John Grieb -American gymnast (b. 1879)

1941- Erich Jacoby -Estonian-Polish architect (b. 1885)

1941- Colin Kelly -American captain and pilot (b. 1915)

1944- John Brunt -English captain Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1922)

1945- Theodor Dannecker -German SS officer (b. 1913)

1946- Walter Johnson -American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster (b. 1887)

1946- Damon Runyon -American journalist and author (b. 1884)

1948- Na Hye-sok -South Korean journalist, poet, and painter (b. 1896)

1951- Algernon Blackwood -English author (b. 1869)

1953- Abdullah Yusuf Ali -Indian-English scholar and translator (b. 1872)

1956- David Shimoni -Russian-Israeli poet (b. 1891)

1957- Napoleon Zervas -Greek general and resistance leader (b. 1891)

1958- Adolfo Camarillo -American horse breeder, rancher, and philanthropist (b. 1864)

1967- Ronnie Caldwell -American keyboard player (The Bar-Kays) (b. 1948)

1967- Phalon Jones -American saxophonist (The Bar-Kays) (b. 1949)

1967- Otis Redding -American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1941)

1968- Karl Barth -Swiss theologian and author (b. 1886)

1968- George Forrest (politician)|George Forrest -Irish politician (b. 1921)

1968- Thomas Merton -American monk and author (b. 1915)

1972- Mark Van Doren -American poet, critic, and academic (b. 1894)

1973- Wolf V. Vishniac -German-American microbiologist (b. 1922)

1977- Adolph Rupp -American basketball player and coach (b. 1901)

1978- Ed Wood -American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1924)

1979- Ann Dvorak -American actress and singer (b. 1912)

1982- Freeman Gosden -American actor and screenwriter (b. 1899)

1986- Susan Cabot -American actress (b. 1927)

1986- Kate Wolf -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1942)

1987- Jascha Heifetz -Lithuanian-American violinist and educator (b. 1901)

1988- Richard S. Castellano -American actor (b. 1933)

1988- Johnny Lawrence -English cricketer (b. 1911)

1990- Armand Hammer -American businessman, founded Occidental Petroleum (b. 1898)

1991- Greta Kempton -American painter (b. 1901)

1991- Headman Shabalala -South African singer (Ladysmith Black Mambazo) (b. 1945)

1992- Dan Maskell -English tennis player and sportscaster (b. 1908)

1993- Alice Tully -American soprano (b. 1902)

1994- Keith Joseph -English lawyer and politician (b. 1918)

1994- Alex Wilson (Canadian sprinter)|Alex Wilson -Canadian-American sprinter (b. 1905)

1995- Darren Robinson (rapper)|Darren Robinson -American rapper (The Fat Boys) (b. 1967)

1996- Faron Young -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (b. 1932)

1999- Rick Danko -Canadian singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (The Band) (b. 1942)

1999- Lex Goudsmit -Dutch actor and singer (b. 1913)

1999- Shirley Hemphill -American actress (b. 1947)

1999- Franjo Tuđman -Croatian general, historian, and politician, 1st President of Croatia (b. 1922)

2000- Marie Windsor -American actress (b. 1919)

2001- Ashok Kumar -Indian actor, singer, and producer (b. 1911)

2002- Andres Küng -Swedish journalist and politician (b. 1945)

2002- Ian MacNaughton -Scottish actor, producer and director (b. 1925)

2003- Sean McClory -Irish actor (b. 1924)

2004- Gary Webb -American journalist and author (b. 1955)

2005- Eugene McCarthy -America poet, academic, and politician (b. 1916)

2005- Richard Pryor -American comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1940)

2006- Olivia Coolidge -English-American author (b. 1908)

2006- Augusto Pinochet -Chilean general, de facto head of state of Chile from 1973 to 1990 (b. 1915)

2007- Ashleigh Aston Moore -Canadian actress (b. 1981)

2007- Aqsa Parvez -Pakistani-Canadian murder victim (b. 1991)

2008- Didith Reyes -Filipino actress and singer (b. 1948)

2009- Vladimir Teplyakov -Russian soldier and physicist (b. 1925)

2010- John Fenn (chemist)|John Fenn -American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1917)

2010- J. Michael Hagopian -Armenian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1913)

2010- MacKenzie Miller -American horse trainer and breeder (b. 1921)

2012- Iajuddin Ahmed -Bangladeshi academic and politician, 13th President of Bangladesh (b. 1931)

2012- Vladimir Bakulin -Kazakhstani wrestler (b. 1939)

2012- Cliff Brown (American football)|Cliff Brown -American football player (b. 1952)

2012- Antonio Cubillo -Spanish lawyer and politician (b. 1930)

2012- Lisa Della Casa -Swiss soprano (b. 1919)

2012- Johnny Lira -American boxer (b. 1951)

2012- Ciarán Maher -Irish footballer (b. 1962)

2012- Bob Munden -American target shooter (b. 1942)

2012- Paul Rauch -American screenwriter and producer (b. 1934)

2012- Tommy Roberts (designer)|Tommy Roberts -English fashion designer (b. 1942)

2012- John Small (American football)|John Small -American football player (b. 1946)

2013- Mary Allitt -Australian cricketer (b. 1925)

2013- Maurice Benoit -Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1932)

2013- The Child of Lov -Belgian-Dutch singer (b. 1987)

2013- Alan Coleman -English-Australian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1936)

2013- Jim Hall (musician)|Jim Hall -American guitarist and composer (b. 1930)

2013- Don Lund -American baseball player and coach (b. 1923)

2013- Pete Naton -American baseball player (b. 1931)

2013- Rossana Podestà -Libyan-Italian actress (b. 1934)

2013- Srikanta Wadiyar -Indian politician (b. 1946)