This Day in History

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Day History: December-28

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History

457- Majorian -is acclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire and recognized by emperor Leo I the Thracian.

484- Alaric II -succeeds his father Euric and becomes king of the Visigoths. He establishes his capital at Aire-sur-l'Adour (Southern Gaul).

893-An earthquake 893 Dvin earthquake|destroys -the city of Dvin, Armenia.

1065- Westminster Abbey -is Consecration|consecrated.

1308-The reign of Emperor Hanazono -Emperor of Japan, begins.

1612- Galileo Galilei -becomes the first astronomer to observe the planet Neptune, although he mistakenly catalogued it as a Fixed stars|fixed star.

1768-King Taksin -s coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.

1795-Construction of Yonge Street -formerly recognized as the longest street in the world, begins in York, Upper Canada (present-day Toronto|Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

1824-The Bathurst War -comes to an end with the surrender of the Wiradjuri.

1832- John C. Calhoun -becomes the first Vice President of the United States to resign.

1835- Osceola -leads his Seminole warriors in Florida into the Seminole Wars|Second Seminole War against the United States Army.

1836- South Australia -and Adelaide are founded.

1836- Spain -recognizes the independence of Mexico.

1846- Iowa -is admitted as the 29th U.S. state.

1867- United States -claims Midway Atoll, the first territory annexed outside Continental limits.

1879- Tay Bridge disaster -The central part of the Tay Rail Bridge in Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|United Kingdom collapses as a train passes over it, killing 75.

1885- Indian National Congress -a political party of India is founded in Mumbai|Bombay, Presidencies and provinces of British India|British India.

1895-The Auguste and Louis Lumière|Lumière brothers -perform for their first paying audience at the Grand Cafe in ''Boulevard des Capucines'', marking the debut of the movie theater|cinema.

1895- Wilhelm Röntgen -publishes a paper detailing his discovery of a new type of radiation, which later will be known as x-rays.

1902-The Syracuse Pros|Syracuse Athletic Club -World Series of Football (1902–1903)|defeated the New York (World Series of Football)|New York Philadelphians, 5–0, in the indoor American football|first indoor professional football game, which was held at Madison Square Garden (1890)|Madison Square Garden.

1908-A 1908 Messina earthquake|magnitude 7.2 earthquake -rocks Messina|Messina, Sicily, Italy killing over 75,000.

1912-The first San Francisco Municipal Railway|municipally owned -Tram|streetcars take to the streets in San Francisco|San Francisco, California.

1918- Constance Markievicz -while detained in Holloway prison, became the first woman to be elected Member of Parliament#United Kingdom|MP to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom|British House of Commons.

1935-'' Pravda -' publishes a letter by Pavel Postyshev, who revives New Year tree tradition in the Soviet Union.

1941- World War II -Operation Anthropoid, the plot to assassinate high-ranking Nazism|Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich, commences.

1943- World War II -After eight days of brutal urban warfare|house-to-house fighting, the Battle of Ortona concludes with the victory of the 1st Canadian Infantry Division over the 1st Parachute Division (Germany)|German 1st Parachute Division and the capture of the Italian town of Ortona.

1944- Maurice Richard -becomes the first player to score 8 points in one game of National Hockey League|NHL ice hockey.

1948-The Douglas DC-3|DC-3 -airliner ''1948 Airborne Transport DC-3 (DST) disappearance|NC16002'' disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida.

1956- Chin Peng -David Marshall (Singaporean politician)|David Marshall and Tunku Abdul Rahman meet in Baling, Federation of Malaya|Malaya to Baling Talks|try and resolve the Malayan Emergency situation.

1972- Kim Il-sung -already List of Premiers of North Korea|Prime Minister of North Korea and First Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, becomes the first President of North Korea.

1973-The Endangered Species Act -is passed in the United States.

1978-With the crew investigating a problem with the landing gear, United Airlines Flight 173 -runs out of fuel and crashes in Portland, Oregon, killing 10. As a result, United Airlines instituted the industry's first crew resource management program.

1989-A 1989 Newcastle earthquake|magnitude 5.6 earthquake -hits Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, killing 13 people.

2000-U.S. retail giant Montgomery Ward -announces it is going out of business after 128 years.

2008- War in Somalia (2006–2009)|War in Somalia -The militaries of Somalia's Transitional Federal Parliament|Transitional Federal Government and Ethiopian troops Fall of Mogadishu (2006)|capture Mogadishu unopposed.

2009- 2009 Karachi bombing|Forty-three people die in a suicide bombing -in Karachi, Pakistan, where Shia Islam|Shia Muslims are observing the Day of Ashura.

2010- Arab Spring -2010–2012 Algerian protests|Popular protests begin in Algeria against the government.

2011- Uludere airstrike -Turkey|Turkish warplanes bomb 34 Kurdish people|Kurds of Turkish nationality in the district of Uludere.

Famous Birthdays

1164- Emperor Rokujō -of Japan (d. 1176)

1522- Margaret of Parma -(d. 1583)

1619- Antoine Furetière -French author and scholar (d. 1688)

1635- Elizabeth Stuart (1635–1650)|Elizabeth Stuart -English daughter of Charles I of England (d. 1650)

1651- Johann Krieger -German organist and composer (d. 1735)

1655- Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis -English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk (d. 1698)

1665- George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland -English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire (d. 1716)

1722- Eliza Lucas -English-American agriculturalist (d. 1793)

1763- John Molson -English-Canadian brewer, founded the Molson|Molson Brewing Company (d. 1836)

1775- Jean-Gabriel Eynard -Swiss banker and photographer (d. 1863)

1798- Thomas Henderson (astronomer)|Thomas Henderson -Scottish astronomer and mathematician (d. 1844)

1818- Carl Remigius Fresenius -German chemist (d. 1897)

1842- Calixa Lavallée -Canadian-American lieutenant and composer (d. 1891)

1856- Woodrow Wilson -American historian and politician, 28th President of the United States, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1924)

1859- Venustiano Carranza -Mexican politician, 37th President of Mexico (d. 1920)

1866- Szymon Askenazy -Polish historian, educator, and diplomat, founded the Askenazy school (d. 1935)

1870- Charles Bennett (athlete)|Charles Bennett -English runner (d. 1949)

1882- Arthur Eddington -English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician (d. 1944)

1887- Werner Kolhörster -German physicist (d. 1946)

1888- F. W. Murnau -German-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1931)

1890- Quincy Wright -American political scientist, historian, and academic (d. 1970)

1895- Carol Ryrie Brink -American author (d. 1981)

1898- Carl-Gustaf Rossby -Swedish-American meteorologist (d. 1957)

1898- Shigematsu Sakaibara -Japanese admiral (d. 1947)

1899- Eugeniusz Bodo -Swiss-Polish actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1943)

1902- Mortimer J. Adler -American philosopher and author (d. 2001)

1902- Shen Congwen -Chinese author and educator (d. 1988)

1903- Earl Hines -American pianist and bandleader (d. 1983)

1903- John von Neumann -Hungarian-American mathematician and physicist (d. 1957)

1905- Cliff Arquette -American actor (d. 1974)

1907- Ze'ev Ben-Haim -Ukrainian-Israeli linguist and academic (d. 2013)

1908- Lew Ayres -American actor and singer (d. 1996)

1910- Billy Williams (singer)|Billy Williams -American singer (The Charioteers) (d. 1972)

1913- Lou Jacobi -Canadian-American actor (d. 2009)

1914- Bidia Dandaron -Russian author and educator (d. 1974)

1914- Bernard Youens -English actor (d. 1984)

1915- Pops Staples -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Staple Singers) (d. 2000)

1919- Emily Cheney Neville -American author (d. 1997)

1920- Bruce McCarty -American architect, designed the Knoxville City-County Building (d. 2013)

1920- Steve Van Buren -Honduran-American football player (d. 2012)

1921- Johnny Otis -American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2012)

1922- Stan Lee -American publisher, producer, and actor

1924- Milton Obote -Ugandan politician, 2nd President of Uganda (d. 2005)

1925- Hildegard Knef -German actress and singer (d. 2002)

1926- Donald Carr -German-English cricketer and referee

1926- Donna Hightower -American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)

1928- Moe Koffman -Canadian flute player, saxophonist, and composer (d. 2001)

1929- Brian Redhead -English journalist and author (d. 1994)

1929- Terry Sawchuk -Canadian-American ice hockey player (d. 1970)

1931- Guy Debord -French theorist and author (d. 1994)

1931- Martin Milner -American actor

1932- Dhirubhai Ambani -Indian businessman, founded Reliance Industries (d. 2002)

1932- Dorsey Burnette -American singer-songwriter (The Rock and Roll Trio) (d. 1979)

1932- Roy Hattersley -English journalist and politician, Shadow Home Secretary

1932- Harry Howell (ice hockey)|Harry Howell -Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1932- Nichelle Nichols -American actress and singer

1932- Manuel Puig -Argentinian author and playwright (d. 1990)

1933- John Y. Brown, Jr. -American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 55th Governor of Kentucky

1934- Rudi Faßnacht -German footballer and manager (d. 2000)

1934- Yujiro Ishihara -Japanese actor, singer, and producer (d. 1987)

1934- Maggie Smith -English actress

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

1936- Jacques Mesrine -French criminal (d. 1979)

1936- Lawrence Schiller -American journalist, director, and producer

1937- Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa -Portuguese businessman

1937- Ratan Tata -Indian businessman

1938- Dick Sudhalter -American trumpet player, scholar, and critic (d. 2008)

1939- Philip Anschutz -American businessman, founded Anschutz Entertainment Group

1939- Michael Hinz -German actor (d. 2008)

1939- Michelle Urry -American journalist and illustrator (d. 2006)

1939- Gloria Manon -American actress

1940- A. K. Antony -Indian lawyer and politician, Defence Minister of India

1940- Don Francisco (television host)|Don Francisco -Chilean-American television host

1941- Intikhab Alam -Indian-Pakistani cricketer and coach

1942- Roger Swerts -Belgian cyclist

1943- Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne -Peruvian cardinal

1943- Keith Floyd -English chef and author (d. 2009)

1943- David Peterson -Canadian lawyer and politician, 20th Premier of Ontario

1943- Joan Ruddock -Welsh politician

1943- Richard Whiteley -English journalist and game show host (d. 2005)

1944- Johnny Isakson -American sergeant and politician

1944- Kary Mullis -American biochemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate

1944- Gordon Taylor (footballer)|Gordon Taylor -English footballer

1945- Max Hastings -English journalist, historian, and author

1945- Birendra of Nepal -(d. 2001)

1946- Mike Beebe -American lawyer and politician, 45th List of Governors of Arkansas|Governor of Arkansas

1946- Pierre Falardeau -Canadian director, screenwriter, and activist (d. 2009)

1946- Tim Johnson (U.S. Senator)|Tim Johnson -American lawyer and politician

1946- Barbara, Lady Judge -American-English lawyer and businesswoman

1946- Edgar Winter -American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band)

1947- Aurelio Rodríguez -Mexican baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 2000)

1948- Mary Weiss -American singer (The Shangri-Las)

1949- Barbara De Fina -American production manager and producer

1950- Øivind Blunck -Norwegian actor and singer

1950- Alex Chilton -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The Box Tops and Big Star) (d. 2010)

1950- Rainer Maria Latzke -German-American painter

1950- Hugh McDonald (American musician)|Hugh McDonald -American bass player (Bon Jovi)

1951- Ian Buruma -Dutch author and scholar

1952- Arun Jaitley -Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Ministry of Law and Justice (India)|Indian Minister of Law and Justice

1952- Bridget Prentice -Scottish educator and politician

1953- Richard Clayderman -French pianist

1953- Tatsumi Fujinami -Japanese wrestler and promoter, founded Dradition|Dradition wrestling promotion

1953- Charlie Pierce -American journalist and author

1954- Gayle King -American journalist

1954- Lanny Poffo -Canadian-American wrestler

1954- Denzel Washington -American actor, director, and producer

1954- Slavitza Jovan -Serbian model

1955- Stephen Frost -English comedian, actor, and screenwriter

1955- Liu Xiaobo -Chinese author, academic, and activist, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate

1956- Nigel Kennedy -English violinist

1957- Anne Sargeant -Australian netball player and sportscaster

1958- Terry Butcher -English footballer and manager

1958- Gilles Leroy -French author

1958- Twila Paris -American singer-songwriter and pianist

1959- Ana Torroja -Spanish singer-songwriter (Mecano)

1960- Ray Bourque -Canadian ice hockey player

1960- James Caan (entrepreneur)|James Caan -Pakistani-English businessman, founded Hamilton Bradshaw

1960- Robert F. Chew -American actor (d. 2013)

1960- Melvin Turpin -American basketball player (d. 2010)

1961- Kent Nielsen -Danish footballer and manager

1962- Melissa R. Kelly -American educator and politician

1962- Michel Petrucciani -French-American pianist (d. 1999)

1962- Choi Soo-jong -South Korean actor

1962- Niel van der Watt -South African composer and educator

1964- Maite Zúñiga -Spanish runner

1965- Allar Levandi -Estonian skier

1966- Eric Evans (porn actor)|Eric Evans -American porn actor

1967- Chris Ware -American illustrator

1968- Akihiko Hoshide -Japanese engineer and astronaut

1969- Linus Torvalds -Finnish-American computer programmer, developed Linux kernel

1970- Elaine Hendrix -American actress, singer, and producer

1970- Francesca Le -American porn actress and director

1971- Benny Agbayani -American baseball player

1971- William Gates (basketball)|William Gates -American basketball player

1971- Frank Sepe -American bodybuilder, model, and author

1972- Roberto Palacios -Peruvian footballer

1972- Supakorn Kitsuwon -Thai actor

1972- Patrick Rafter -Australian-Bermudian tennis player

1972- Adam Vinatieri -American football player

1973- Holger Blume -German sprinter

1973- Marc Blume -German sprinter

1973- Alex Dimitriades -Australian actor

1973- Herborg Kråkevik -Norwegian singer and actress

1973- Seth Meyers -American actor, producer, screenwriter, and talk show host

1974- Rob Niedermayer -Canadian ice hockey player

1974- Jason Ridge -American porn actor

1974- Markus Weinzierl -German footballer and manager

1975- B. J. Ryan -American baseball player

1976- Igor Žiković -Croatian footballer

1976- Joe Manganiello -American actor, stuntman, and producer

1977- Shane Elford -Australian rugby player

1977- Vanessa Ferlito -American actress

1978- Chris Coyne -Australian footballer and manager

1978- Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace -English model, actress, and fashion designer

1978- John Legend -American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor

1978- Jang Min-hyeok -South Korean voice actor

1979- James Blake (tennis)|James Blake -American tennis player

1979- Senna Guemmour -German singer-songwriter (Monrose)

1979- Bill Hall (utility player)|Bill Hall -American baseball player

1979- Noomi Rapace -Swedish actress

1979- Maksim Smirnov -Estonian footballer

1979- Bree Williamson -Canadian actress

1980- Lomana LuaLua -Congolese footballer

1981- Narsha -South Korean singer and dancer (Brown Eyed Girls)

1981- Khalid Boulahrouz -Dutch footballer

1981- Elizabeth Jordan Carr -American journalist

1981- Sienna Miller -English actress and fashion designer

1981- Orlando Smeekes -Curaçaoan footballer

1981- Frank Turner -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Million Dead and Möngöl Hörde)

1981- Mika Väyrynen -Finnish footballer

1982- Cedric Benson -American football player

1982- François Gourmet -Belgian decathlete

1982- Kevin Pereira -American television host

1982- Ferry Rotinsulu -Indonesian footballer

1983- Mike He -Taiwanese actor

1984- Elena Ivashchenko -Russian martial artist (d. 2013)

1984- Martin Kaymer -German golfer

1984- Leroy Lita -English footballer

1984- Alex Lloyd (racing driver)|Alex Lloyd -English race car driver

1985- Kamani Hill -American footballer

1985- Taryn Terrell -American wrestler and actress

1986- Victoria Atkin -English actress

1986- Tom Huddlestone -English footballer

1986- Cecilia Méndez -Argentinian model

1987- Thomas Dekker (actor)|Thomas Dekker -American actor, singer, and producer

1987- Matthias Schwarz -German footballer

1987- Hannah Tointon -English actress

1988- Florrie -English singer-songwriter

1988- Lo Chih-an -Taiwanese footballer

1988- Lo Chih-en -Taiwanese footballer

1988- Kateřina Kramperová -Czech tennis player

1988- Martina Pretelli -Sammarinese sprinter

1989- Mackenzie Rosman -American actress

1990- David Archuleta -American singer-songwriter and actor

1990- Zlatko Hebib -Swiss footballer

1991- Riky Widianto -Indonesian badminton player

1997- Nash Grier -American Vine (software)|vine producer

2001- Madison De La Garza -American actress

2002- Kelsey Smith-Briggs -American child abuse victim (d. 2005)

History of Deaths

1367- Ashikaga Yoshiakira -Japanese shogun (b. 1330)

1446- Antipope Clement VIII -(b. 1369)

1503- Piero the Unfortunate -Italian ruler (b. 1471)

1558- Hermann Finck -German organist and composer (b. 1527)

1622- Francis de Sales -French bishop and saint (b. 1567)

1663- Francesco Maria Grimaldi -Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)

1671- Johann Friedrich Gronovius -German scholar and critic (b. 1611)

1694- Mary II of England -(b. 1662)

1706- Pierre Bayle -French philosopher and author (b. 1647)

1708- Joseph Pitton de Tournefort -French botanist and mycologist (b. 1656)

1715- William Carstares -Scottish minister and academic (b. 1649)

1734- Rob Roy MacGregor -Scottish criminal (b. 1671)

1736- Antonio Caldara -Italian composer (b. 1670)

1785- Peter Ernst Wilde -Polish-Estonian physician and journalist (b. 1732)

1795- Eugenio Espejo -Ecuadorian physician and lawyer (b. 1747)

1859- Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay -English historian and politician, Secretary at War (b. 1800)

1872- James Van Ness -American lawyer and politician, 7th Mayor of San Francisco (b. 1808)

1897- William Corby -American priest (b. 1833)

1900- Alexandre de Serpa Pinto -Portuguese soldier and explorer (b. 1846)

1916- Eduard Strauss -Austrian violinist and composer (b. 1835)

1917- Alfred Edwin McKay -Canadian captain and pilot (b. 1892)

1918- Olavo Bilac -Brazilian poet and journalist (b. 1865)

1919- Johannes Rydberg -Swedish physicist and academic (b. 1854)

1924- Léon Bakst -Russian painter and costume designer (b. 1866)

1928- John Gritenas -Lithuanian-American bishop (b. 1863)

1932- Jack Blackham -Australian cricketer (b. 1854)

1935- Clarence Day -American author and illustrator (b. 1874)

1937- Maurice Ravel -French pianist and composer (b. 1875)

1938- Florence Lawrence -Canadian-American actress (b. 1886)

1941- Hermann Wilker -German rower (b. 1874)

1942- Alfred Flatow -German gymnast (b. 1869)

1943- Steve Evans (baseball)|Steve Evans -American baseball player (b. 1885)

1945- Theodore Dreiser -American journalist and author (b. 1871)

1947- Victor Emmanuel III of Italy -(b. 1869)

1949- Jack Lovelock -New Zealand runner (b. 1910)

1956- Marjorie Fielding -English actress (b. 1892)

1956- Louis Handley -Italian-American swimmer and water polo player (b. 1874)

1959- Ante Pavelić -Croatian lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the Independent State of Croatia (b. 1889)

1960- Philippe Panneton -Canadian physician, diplomat, and academic (b. 1895)

1962- Kathleen Clifford -American actress (b. 1887)

1963- Paul Hindemith -German violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1895)

1967- Katharine McCormick -American biologist and philanthropist (b. 1875)

1971- Max Steiner -Austrian-American pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1888)

1976- Katharine Byron -American politician (b. 1903)

1976- Freddie King -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1934)

1977- Karin Grech|Karen Grech -Maltese terrorism victim (b. 1962)

1981- Allan Dwan -Canadian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1885)

1983- William Demarest -American actor and singer (b. 1892)

1983- Jimmy Demaret -American golfer (b. 1910)

1983- Dennis Wilson -American drummer, songwriter, and producer (The Beach Boys) (b. 1944)

1984- Sam Peckinpah -American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1925)

1986- John D. MacDonald -American colonel and author (b. 1916)

1986- Jan Nieuwenhuys -Dutch painter (b. 1922)

1989- Hermann Oberth -Romanian-German physicist and engineer (b. 1894)

1991- Cassandra Harris -Australian-American actress (b. 1952)

1992- Sal Maglie -American baseball player and coach (b. 1917)

1993- Howard Caine -American actor (b. 1926)

1993- William L. Shirer -American journalist and historian (b. 1904)

1994- Jean-Louis Lévesque -Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1911)

1999- Clayton Moore -American actor (b. 1914)

2001- Samuel Abraham Goldblith -American lieutenant, biologist, and engineer (b. 1919)

2001- William X. Kienzle -American priest and author (b. 1928)

2003- Benjamin Thurman Hacker -American admiral (b. 1935)

2004- Jerry Orbach -American actor and singer (b. 1935)

2004- Susan Sontag -American author and academic (b. 1933)

2006- Jamal Karimi-Rad -Iranian politician, Ministry of Justice (Iran)|Iranian Minister of Justice (b. 1956)

2007- Aidin Nikkhah Bahrami -Iranian basketball player (b. 1982)

2008- Irene Lieblich -Polish-American painter and illustrator (b. 1923)

2009- The Rev -American drummer and songwriter (Avenged Sevenfold, Pinkly Smooth, and Suburban Legends) (b. 1981)

2010- Billy Taylor -American pianist and composer (b. 1921)

2011- Jon Roberts -American drug trafficker (b. 1948)

2012- Nicholas Ambraseys -Greek-English seismologist and engineer (b. 1929)

2012- Lord Avie -American race horse (b. 1978)

2012- Bogdan Baltazar -Romanian banker and economist (b. 1939)

2012- Martin G. Barnes -American politician (b. 1948)

2012- Steve Bryles -American businessman and politician (b. 1957)

2012- Emilio Charles, Jr. -Mexican wrestler (b. 1956)

2012- Jayne Cortez -American poet (b. 1934)

2012- Mark Crispin -American computer scientist, designed the IMAP (b. 1956)

2012- Václav Drobný -Czech footballer (b. 1980)

2012- Tommy Keane -Irish footballer (b. 1968)

2012- Leif Krantz -Swedish director, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1932)

2012- Claude-Anne Lopez -Belgian-American author and scholar (b. 1920)

2012- Arman Manukyan -Turkish economist and academic (b. 1931)

2012- Emmanuel Scheffer -German-Israeli footballer and manager (b. 1924)

2012- Takashi Taniguchi -Japanese voice actor (b. 1947)

2012- Frankie Walsh -Irish hurler (b. 1936)

2013- Halton Arp -American-German astronomer and critic (b. 1927)

2013- Doe B -American rapper (b. 1991)

2013- Jack S. Blanton -American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1927)

2013- Esther Borja -Cuban soprano and actress (b. 1913)

2013- Harry C. Goode, Jr. -American soldier and politician, 51st List of mayors of Melbourne, Florida|Mayor of Melbourne, Florida (b. 1938)

2013- Sheila Guyse -American actress and singer (b. 1925)

2013- Andrew Jacobs, Jr. -American soldier, lawyer, and politician (b. 1932)

2013- Alfred Marshall (businessman)|Alfred Marshall -American businessman, founded Marshalls (b. 1919)

2013- Joseph Ruskin -American actor (b. 1924)

2013- Ilya Tsymbalar -Ukrainian-Russian footballer and manager (b. 1969)