This Day in History

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Day History: December-7

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History


43 BC- Cicero|Marcus Tullius Cicero -is assassinated.

574-Emperor Justin II -retires due to recurring seizures of insanity. He abdicates the throne in favor of his general Tiberius II Constantine|Tiberius, proclaiming him ''Caesar (title)|Caesar''.

1724- Tumult of Thorn (Toruń)|Tumult of Thorn -Religious unrest is followed by the execution of nine Protestantism|Protestant citizens and the mayor of Toruń|Thorn (Toruń) by Poland|Polish authorities.

1732-The Royal Opera House -opens at Covent Garden, London, England.

1776- Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette -arranges to enter the United States|American military as a major general.

1787- Delaware -becomes the first state to ratify the United States Constitution.

1862- American Civil War -Battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas.

1869-American outlaw Jesse James -commits his first confirmed bank robbery in Gallatin, Missouri.

1917- World War I -The United States declares war on Austria-Hungary.

1930- W1WX|W1XAV -in Boston|Boston, Massachusetts telecasts video from the CBS radio orchestra program, ''The Fox Trappers''. The telecast also includes the first Television advertisement|television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for I.J. Fox Furriers, who sponsored the radio show.

1936- Australia -cricketer Jack Fingleton becomes the first player to score century (cricket)|centuries in four consecutive Test cricket|Test innings.

1941- World War II -Attack on Pearl Harbor

1946- Winecoff Hotel fire|A fire at the Winecoff Hotel -in Atlanta|Atlanta, Georgia, kills 119 people, the deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history.

1949- Chinese Civil War -The government of the Taiwan|Republic of China moves from Nanjing|Nanking to Taipei, Taiwan.

1962-Prince Rainier III, Prince of Monaco|Rainier III -of Monaco revises the principality's Constitution of Monaco|constitution, devolving some of his power to advisory and legislative councils.

1963- Instant replay -makes its debut during an American Army Black Knights football|Army–Navy Midshipmen football|Navy football game.

1965- Pope Paul VI -and Patriarch Athenagoras I of Constantinople|Patriarch Athenagoras I Catholic–Orthodox Joint Declaration of 1965|simultaneously revoke mutual excommunications that had been in place since 1054.

1972- Imelda Marcos -survives an assassination attempt using a bolo knife against her.

1971- Pakistan -President Yahya Khan announces the formation of a coalition government with Nurul Amin as Prime Minister and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto as Deputy Prime Minister.

1972-'' Apollo 17 -', the last Apollo program|Apollo moon mission, is launched. The crew takes the photograph known as ''The Blue Marble'' as they leave the Earth.

1975- Indonesian invasion of East Timor -The invasion begins.

1982-In Texas -Charles Brooks, Jr., becomes the first person to be capital punishment|executed by lethal injection in the United States.

1983-An Iberia (airline)|Iberia Airlines -Boeing 727 collides with an Aviaco McDonnell Douglas DC-9|DC-9 in dense fog while the two airliners are taxiing down the runway at Madrid–Barajas Airport, killing 93 people.

1987- Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771 -crashes near Paso Robles, California, killing all 43 on board, after a disgruntled passenger shoots his ex-boss traveling on the flight, then shoots both pilots and himself.

1988- 1988 Spitak earthquake|Spitak Earthquake -In Armenia an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter magnitude scale|Richter scale kills more than 25,000, injures 30,000 and leaves 500,000 homeless out of a population of 3,500,000.

1988- Yasser Arafat -recognizes the right of Israel to exist.

1993-The Long Island Rail Road massacre: Passenger Colin Ferguson (mass murderer)|Colin Ferguson -murders six people and injures 19 others on the Long Island Rail Road|LIRR in Nassau County, New York.

1995-The Galileo (spacecraft)|Galileo spacecraft -arrives at Jupiter, a little more than six years after it was launched by Space Shuttle Atlantis during STS-34|Mission STS-34.

1999-'' A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc., 114 F.Supp.2d 896|A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc. -': The Recording Industry Association of America sues the peer-to-peer file sharing|file-sharing service Napster, alleging copyright infringement.

2003-The Conservative Party of Canada -is officially registered, following the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.

2005- Rigoberto Alpizar -a passenger on American Airlines Flight 924 who allegedly claimed to have a bomb, is shot and killed by a team of U.S. Federal Air Marshal Service|federal air marshals at Miami International Airport.

2005- Ante Gotovina -a Croatian army general accused of war crimes, is captured in the Playa de las Américas, Tenerife, by Spain|Spanish police.

2006-A 2006 London tornado|tornado -strikes Kensal Green, North West London, seriously damaging about 150 properties.

2007-The 2007 South Korea oil spill|''Hebei Spirit'' oil spill -begins in South Korea after a crane barge that had broken free from a tug collides with the Oil tanker#Size categories|Very Large Crude Carrier, ''Hebei Spirit''.

Famous Birthdays


521- Columba -Irish missionary, monk, and saint (d. 597)

903- Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi -Persian astronomer and author (d. 986)

1302- Azzone Visconti -Italian ruler, founded Milan (d. 1339)

1545- Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley -English-Scottish husband of Mary, Queen of Scots (d. 1567)

1561- Kikkawa Hiroie -Japanese daimyo (d. 1625)

1598- Gian Lorenzo Bernini -Italian sculptor and painter (d. 1680)

1643- Giovanni Battista Falda -Italian architect and engraver (d. 1678)

1637- Bernardo Pasquini -Italian organist and composer (d. 1710)

1724- Louise of Great Britain -(d. 1751)

1764- Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno -French general and politician, Minister of Defence (France)|French Minister of War (d. 1841)

1784- Allan Cunningham (author)|Allan Cunningham -Scottish author and poet (d. 1842)

1791- Ferenc Novák (writer)|Ferenc Novák -Hungarian-Slovene priest and poet (d. 1836)

1792- Abraham Jacob van der Aa -Dutch author and academic (d. 1857)

1801- Johann Nestroy -Austrian actor and playwright (d. 1862)

1810- Josef Hyrtl -Hungarian-Austrian anatomist and biologist (d. 1894)

1810- Theodor Schwann -German physiologist and biologist (d. 1882)

1823- Leopold Kronecker -Polish-German mathematician and academic (d. 1891)

1838- Thomas Bent -Australian politician, 22nd Premier of Victoria (d. 1909)

1847- Deacon White -American baseball player and manager (d. 1939)

1860- Joseph Cook -English-Australian miner and politician, 6th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1947)

1862- Paul Adam (French novelist)|Paul Adam -French author (d. 1920)

1863- Felix Calonder -Swiss soldier and politician, 36th List of Presidents of the Swiss Confederation|President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1952)

1863- Pietro Mascagni -Italian composer (d. 1945)

1863- Richard Warren Sears -American businessman, co-founded Sears (d. 1914)

1873- Willa Cather -American author and poet (d. 1947)

1879- Rudolf Friml -Czech-American pianist, composer, and academic (d. 1972)

1885- Mason Phelps -American golfer (d. 1945)

1885- Peter Sturholdt -American boxer (d. 1919)

1887- Ernst Toch -Austrian-American composer and songwriter (d. 1964)

1888- Joyce Cary -Irish author (d. 1957)

1888- Hamilton Fish III -American captain and politician (d. 1991)

1894- Freddie Adkins -English illustrator (d. 1986)

1902- Hilda Taba -Estonian architect, author, and educator (d. 1967)

1903- Danilo Blanuša -Croatian mathematician, physicist, and academic (d. 1987)

1904- Clarence Nash -American voice actor and singer (d. 1985)

1904- Konstantin Sokolsky -Russian-Latvian singer (d. 1991)

1905- Gerard Kuiper -Dutch-American astronomer and academic (d. 1973)

1907- Fred Rose (politician)|Fred Rose -Polish-Canadian politician and spy (d. 1983)

1909- Nikola Vaptsarov -Bulgarian poet (d. 1942)

1910- Louis Prima -American singer-songwriter, trumpet player, and actor (d. 1978)

1910- Edmundo Ros -Trinidadian-English singer-songwriter and bandleader (d. 2011)

1912- Daniel Jones (composer)|Daniel Jones -Welsh composer (d. 1993)

1913- Kersti Merilaas -Estonian author and poet (d. 1986)

1915- Leigh Brackett -American author and screenwriter (d. 1978)

1915- Eli Wallach -American actor (d. 2014)

1916- Jean Carignan -Canadian fiddler (d. 1988)

1919- Lis Løwert -Danish actress (d. 2009)

1920- Tatamkulu Afrika -South African poet and author (d. 2002)

1920- Fiorenzo Magni -Italian cyclist (d. 2012)

1920- Walter Nowotny -Austrian-German soldier and pilot (d. 1944)

1921- Pramukh Swami Maharaj -Indian guru and scholar

1923- Intizar Hussain -Indian-Pakistani author and scholar

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

1924- Jovanka Broz -Croatian-Serbian colonel (d. 2013)

1924- John Love (racing driver)|John Love -Zimbabwean race car driver (d. 2005)

1924- Mário Soares -Portuguese historian, lawyer, and politician, 17th President of Portugal

1925- Hermano da Silva Ramos -French-Brazilian race car driver

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

1927- Helen Watts -Welsh opera singer (d. 2009)

1928- Noam Chomsky -American linguist and philosopher

1930- Christopher Nicole -Guyanese-English author

1930- Hal Smith (infielder)|Hal Smith -American baseball player

1931- Allan B. Calhamer -American game designer, created ''Diplomacy (game)|Diplomacy'' (d. 2013)

1932- Curt Brasket -American chess player (d. 2014)

1932- Ellen Burstyn -American actress and singer

1932- Paul Caponigro -American photographer

1932- Rosemary Rogers -Sri Lankan-American journalist and author

1932- J. B. Sumarlin -Indonesian economist and politician, 17th List of Ministers of Finance of Indonesia|Indonesian Minister of Finance

1933- Krsto Papić -Croatian director and screenwriter (d. 2013)

1937- Thad Cochran -American soldier, lawyer, and politician

1937- Kenneth Colley -English actor, director, and screenwriter

1938- Bud Spangler -American drummer, composer, and producer (d. 2014)

1939- Blackie Dammett -American actor and author

1940- Stan Boardman -English comedian and actor

1940- Gerry Cheevers -Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1941- Melba Pattillo Beals -American journalist and activist

1942- Harry Chapin -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1981)

1942- Alex Johnson -American baseball player

1942- Peter Tomarken -American game show host and producer (d. 2006)

1943- Susan Isaacs -American author and screenwriter

1943- Nick Katz -American mathematician and academic

1943- Göran Lennmarker -Swedish politician

1943- Bernard C. Parks -American police officer and politician

1943- John Bennett Ramsey -American father of Murder of JonBenét Ramsey|JonBenét Ramsey

1944- Jamiel Chagra -American drug trafficker (d. 2008)

1944- Daniel Chorzempa -American organist and composer

1944- Miroslav Macek -Czech dentist and politician

1945- Marion Rung -Finnish singer

1947- Johnny Bench -American baseball player and sportscaster

1947- Tony Thomas (producer)|Tony Thomas -American screenwriter and producer

1947- Garry Unger -Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

1947- Anne Fine -British children and adult author

1948- Gary Morris -American singer and actor

1948- Mads Vinding -Danish bassist

1949- James Rivière -Italian jeweler

1949- Tom Waits -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

1950- Ron Hynes -Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1952- Susan Collins -American politician

1952- Georges Corraface -French actor and producer

1952- Eckhard Märzke -German footballer and manager

1954- Mary Fallin -American politician, 27th Governor of Oklahoma

1954- Mark Hofmann -American murderer

1954- Mike Nolan (singer)|Mike Nolan -Irish singer (Bucks Fizz (band)|Bucks Fizz and Brooks (group)|Brooks)

1955- Priscilla Barnes -American actress and producer

1955- John Watkins (Australian politician)|John Watkins -Australian educator and politician, 14th Deputy Premier of New South Wales

1956- Larry Bird -American basketball player and coach

1957- Tom Winsor -English lawyer and civil servant

1958- Tim Butler -English bass player and songwriter (The Psychedelic Furs and Love Spit Love)

1958- Lillie McCloud -American singer-songwriter

1958- Rick Rude -American wrestler (d. 1999)

1959- Barbara Wilshere -English actress

1960- Craig Scanlon -English guitarist and songwriter (The Fall (band)|The Fall)

1961- Mario Miethig -German footballer

1962- Grecia Colmenares -Venezuelan-Argentinian actress

1962- Imad Mughniyeh -Lebanese resistance leader and freedom fighter

1963- Barbara Weathers -lead singer of R&B vocal group, Atlantic Starr

1963- Theo Snelders -Dutch footballer and coach

1964- Roberta Close -Brazilian model and actress

1964- Patrick Fabian -American actor

1964- Peter Laviolette -American ice hockey player and coach

1965- Dorien de Vries -Dutch sailor

1965- Colin Hendry -Scottish footballer and manager

1965- Jeffrey Wright (actor)|Jeffrey Wright -American actor

1966- C. Thomas Howell -American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1966- Shinichi Ito -Japanese motorcycle racer

1966- Andres Kasekamp -Canadian-Estonian historian and academic

1967- Tino Martinez -American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster

1967- Katsuya Terada -Japanese illustrator and cartoonist

1968- Mark Geyer -Australian rugby player and sportscaster

1969- Andrea Claudio Galluzzo -Italian historian and archaeologist.

1969- Patrice O'Neal -American comedian and actor (d. 2011)

1970- Carmen Campuzano -Mexican model and actress

1971- Vladimir Akopian -Azerbaijani-Armenian chess player

1971- Chasey Lain -American porn actress

1972- Hermann Maier -Austrian skier

1972- Tammy Lynn Sytch -American wrestler and manager

1973- Terrell Owens -American football player and actor

1973- Fabien Pelous -French rugby player and coach

1973- Damien Rice -Irish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Juniper (band)|Juniper and Bell X1 (band)|Bell X1)

1973- Charles Carl Roberts -American murderer (d. 2006)

1974- Nicole Appleton -Canadian singer and actress (All Saints (group)|All Saints and Appleton (music duo)|Appleton)

1974- Kang Full -South Korean illustrator

1974- Panagiotis Liadelis -Greek basketball player

1974- Voldemārs Lūsis -Latvian javelin thrower

1975- Jamie Clapham -English footballer and coach

1976- Alan Faneca -American football player

1976- Ivan Franceschini -Italian footballer

1976- Brent Johnson (Canadian football)|Brent Johnson -Canadian football player

1976- Georges Laraque -Canadian ice hockey player and politician

1976- Vanessa Lorenzo -Spanish model

1976- Sunny Sweeney -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1976- Benoît Tréluyer -French race car driver

1977- Eric Chavez -American baseball player

1977- Dominic Howard -English drummer and producer (Muse (band)|Muse)

1978- Shiri Appleby -American actress

1978- Chad Dukes (radio personality)|Chad Dukes -American radio host

1978- Frankie J -Mexican-American singer-songwriter and producer (Kumbia Kings)

1978- Mr. Porter -American rapper and producer (D12)

1979- Sara Bareilles -American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress

1979- Jennifer Carpenter -American actress

1979- Lampros Choutos -Greek-Italian footballer

1979- Ayako Fujitani -Japanese actress

1979- Derek Ramsay -English-Filipino actor and model

1980- John Terry -English footballer

1982- Chrispa -Greek singer

1982- Jack Huston -English actor

1983- Mike Mucitelli -American Bellator Fighter

1984- Aaron Gray -American basketball player

1984- Robert Kubica -Polish race car driver

1984- Milan Michálek -Czech ice hockey player

1984- Luca Rigoni -Italian footballer

1985- Dean Ambrose -American wrestler

1986- Billy Horschel -American golfer

1987- Aaron Carter -American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor

1988- Nathan Adrian -American swimmer

1988- Emily Browning -Australian actress and singer

1988- Angelina Gabueva -Russian tennis player

1988- Asia Ray Smith -American actress

1988- Butsakon Tantiphana -Thai actress and singer

1989- Nicholas Hoult -English actor

1989- Caleb Landry Jones -American actor

1989- Alessandro Marchi -Italian footballer

1990- Yasiel Puig -Cuban baseball player

1990- Urszula Radwańska -Polish tennis player

1991- Eugenio Pisani -Italian racing driver

1991- Dori Sakurada -Japanese actor, singer, and dancer

1994- Yuzuru Hanyu -Japanese figure skater

History of Deaths


43 BC- Cicero -Roman philosopher, lawyer, and politician (b. 106 BC)

983- Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor -(b. 955)

1254- Pope Innocent IV -(b. 1195)

1279- Bolesław V the Chaste -Polish husband of Kinga of Poland (b. 1226)

1295- Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Gloucester -English soldier (b. 1243)

1498- Alexander Hegius von Heek -German poet (b. 1433)

1562- Adrian Willaert -Dutch-Italian composer and educator (b. 1490)

1649- Charles Garnier (missionary)|Charles Garnier -French missionary and saint (b. 1606)

1672- Richard Bellingham -English-American lawyer and politician, 8th List of colonial governors of Massachusetts#Massachusetts Bay Colony: 1629–86, 1689–92|Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1592)

1683- Algernon Sidney -English philosopher and politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1623)

1723- Jan Santini Aichel -Czech architect, designed the Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk and Karlova Koruna Chateau (b. 1677)

1725- Florent Carton Dancourt -French actor and playwright (b. 1661)

1772- Martín Sarmiento -Spanish monk, scholar, and author (b. 1695)

1775- Charles Saunders (Royal Navy officer)|Charles Saunders -English admiral and politician (b. 1715)

1793- Joseph Bara -French soldier (b. 1779)

1815- Michel Ney -German-French general (b. 1769)

1817- William Bligh -English admiral and politician, 4th Governor of New South Wales (b. 1745)

1842- Thomas Hamilton (writer)|Thomas Hamilton -Scottish philosopher and author (b. 1789)

1874- Constantin von Tischendorf -German academic and scholar (b. 1815)

1879- Jón Sigurðsson -Icelandic politician, 1st List of Speakers of the Parliament of Iceland|Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland (b. 1811)

1894- Ferdinand de Lesseps -French businessman and diplomat, co-developed the Suez Canal (b. 1805)

1899- Juan Luna -Filipino painter and sculptor (b. 1857)

1902- Thomas Nast -German-American cartoonist (b. 1840)

1906- Élie Ducommun -Swiss journalist and educator, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1833)

1913- Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano -Italian cardinal (b. 1828)

1917- Ludwig Minkus -Austrian violinist and composer (b. 1826)

1938- Anna Marie Hahn -German-American murderer (b. 1906)

1941- Attack on Pearl Harbor -

1946- Sada Yacco -Japanese actress and dancer (b. 1871)

1947- Tristan Bernard -French author and playwright (b. 1866)

1947- Nicholas Murray Butler -American philosopher and academic, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1862)

1949- Rex Beach -American author, playwright, and water polo player (b. 1877)

1956- Huntley Gordon -Canadian-American actor (b. 1887)

1960- Clara Haskil -Swiss pianist (b. 1895)

1969- Lefty O'Doul -American baseball player and manager (b. 1897)

1969- Eric Portman -English actor (b. 1903)

1970- Rube Goldberg -American cartoonist, sculptor, and author (b. 1883)

1975- Thornton Wilder -American author and playwright (b. 1897)

1977- Peter Carl Goldmark -Hungarian-American engineer (b. 1906)

1978- Alexander Wetmore -American ornithologist and paleontologist (b. 1886)

1980- Darby Crash -American singer-songwriter (Germs (band)|Germs and Darby Crash Band) (b. 1958)

1981- Ava Helen Pauling -American activist (b. 1903)

1982- Will Lee -American actor (b. 1908)

1983- Fanny Cano -Mexican actress and producer (b. 1944)

1984- Charles Ray Hatcher -American serial killer (b. 1929)

1984- LeeRoy Yarbrough -American race car driver (b. 1938)

1985- J. R. Eyerman -American photographer and journalist (b. 1906)

1985- Robert Graves -English author and poet (b. 1895)

1985- Potter Stewart -American soldier and jurist (b. 1915)

1989- Haystacks Calhoun -American wrestler and actor (b. 1934)

1990- Joan Bennett -American actress and singer (b. 1910)

1990- Dee Clark -American singer (b. 1938)

1990- Jean Duceppe -Canadian actor (b. 1923)

1990- Jean Paul Lemieux -Canadian painter (b. 1904)

1993- Félix Houphouët-Boigny -Ivoirian politician, 1st List of heads of state of Ivory Coast|President of Ivory Coast (b. 1905)

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

1994- J. C. Tremblay -Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1939)

1995- Kathleen Harrison -English actress (b. 1892)

1997- Billy Bremner -Scottish footballer and manager (b. 1942)

1998- John Addison -English-American composer (b. 1920)

1998- Martin Rodbell -American biochemist and endocrinologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1925)

2000- Vlado Gotovac -Croatian poet and politician (b. 1930)

2003- Carl F. H. Henry -American journalist and theologian (b. 1913)

2003- Azie Taylor Morton -American politician, 36th Treasurer of the United States (b. 1933)

2004- Frederick Fennell -American conductor and educator (b. 1914)

2004- Jerry Scoggins -American singer and guitarist (b. 1913)

2004- Jay Van Andel -American businessman, co-founded Amway (b. 1924)

2005- Rigoberto Alpizar -Costa Rican-American shooting victim (b. 1961)

2005- Bud Carson -American football player and coach (b. 1931)

2005- Lucy d'Abreu -Indian-Scottish super-centenarian (b. 1892)

2006- Jeane Kirkpatrick -American diplomat, 16th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (b. 1926)

2006- Jay McShann -American singer and pianist (b. 1910)

2008- Marky Cielo -Filipino actor and dancer (b. 1988)

2008- Herbert Hutner -American banker and lawyer (b. 1908)

2009- Mark Ritts -American actor and puppeteer (b. 1946)

2010- Elizabeth Edwards -American lawyer and author (b. 1949)

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

2011- Harry Morgan -American actor and director (b. 1915)

2012- Abu-Zaid al Kuwaiti -Kuwaiti-Pakistani terrorist (b. 1965)

2012- P. J. Carey -American baseball player and manager (b. 1953)

2012- Thomas Cornell (artist)|Thomas Cornell -American painter and illustrator (b. 1937)

2012- Gilbert Durand -French anthropologist and academic (b. 1921)

2012- Ammar El Sherei -Egyptian accordion player, composer, and academic (b. 1948)

2012- William F. House -American physician and otologist (b. 1923)

2012- Irene Hughes -American psychic (b. 1920)

2012- Roelof Kruisinga -Dutch physician and politician, List of Ministers of Defence of the Netherlands|Dutch Minister of Defence (b. 1922)

2012- Jeni Le Gon -American actress, singer, and dancer (b. 1916)

2012- Ralph Parr -American colonel and pilot (b. 1924)

2012- Marty Reisman -American table tennis player and author (b. 1930)

2012- Saul Steinberg (businessman)|Saul Steinberg -American businessman (b. 1939)

2013- Vinay Apte -Indian actor (b. 1951)

2013- Juan Carlos Argeñal -Honduran journalist (b. 1970)

2013- Józef Kowalski (uhlan)|Józef Kowalski -Ukrainian-Polish captain (b. 1900)

2013- Jacob Matlala -South African boxer (b. 1962)

2013- Édouard Molinaro -French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)

2013- Allen Rosenberg (rower)|Allen Rosenberg -American rower and coach (b. 1931)

2013- Dharmavarapu Subramanyam -Indian actor and singer (b. 1954)

2013- Michael Vetter -German author, poet, and composer (b. 1943)

2013- Chick Willis -American singer and guitarist (b. 1934)