This Day in History

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Day History: February-10

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History

1258- Baghdad -Siege of Baghdad (1258)|falls to the Mongol Empire|Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.

1306-In front of the high altar of Greyfriars Church in Dumfries -Robert the Bruce murders Red Comyn|John Comyn sparking revolution in the Scottish Wars of Independence

1355-The St Scholastica riot|St. Scholastica's Day riot -breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.

1567- Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley|Lord Darnley -second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, is found strangled following an explosion at the Kirk o' Field|Kirk o' Field house in Edinburgh, Scotland, a suspected assassination.

1763- French and Indian War -The 1763 Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Quebec to Great Britain.

1798- Louis Alexandre Berthier -invades Rome, proclaims a Roman Republic (18th century)|Roman Republic on February 15 and then on February 20 takes Pope Pius VI prisoner.

1814- Napoleonic Wars -The Battle of Champaubert ends in French victory over the Russian Empire|Russians and the Kingdom of Prussia|Prussians.

1840-Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom -marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.

1846- First Anglo-Sikh War -Battle of Sobraon

1861- Jefferson Davis -is notified by telegraph that he has been chosen as provisional President of the Confederate States of America.

1862- American Civil War -A Union naval flotilla destroys the bulk of the Confederate Mosquito Fleet in the Battle of Elizabeth City on the Pasquotank River in North Carolina.

1870-The YWCA -is founded in New York City.

1906-{{HMS|Dreadnought|1906|6}}, the first of a revolutionary Dreadnought|new breed of battleships -is christened and launched by King Edward VII.

1920- Jozef Haller de Hallenburg -performs Poland's Wedding to the Sea|symbolic wedding of Poland to the sea, celebrating restitution of Poland|Polish access to open sea.

1923- Texas Tech University -is founded as Texas Technological College in Lubbock, Texas

1930- Yên Bái mutiny -in French Indochina

1933-In round 13 of a boxing -match at New York City's Madison Square Garden (1925)|Madison Square Garden, Primo Carnera knocks out Ernie Schaaf. Schaaf dies four days later.

1936- Second Italo-Abyssinian War -Kingdom of Italy (1861–1946)|Italian troops launched the Battle of Amba Aradam against Ethiopian Empire|Ethiopian defenders.

1939- Spanish Civil War -The Francoist Spain|Nationalists conclude their Catalonia Offensive|conquest of Catalonia and seal the border with France.

1940-The Soviet Union -begins mass deportations of Polish citizens from Territories of Poland annexed by the Soviet Union|occupied eastern Poland to Siberia.

1942-The first Music recording sales certification|gold record -is presented to Glenn Miller for "Chattanooga Choo Choo".

1943- World War II -Attempting to completely lift the Siege of Leningrad, the Red Army|Soviet Red Army engages Nazi Germany|German troops and Francoist Spain|Spanish volunteers in the Battle of Krasny Bor.

1947- Italy -cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia|Yugoslavia.

1954- President of the United States|President -Dwight Eisenhower warns against United States intervention in Vietnam.

1962-Captured United States|American -Lockheed U-2|U2 spy-plane pilot Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet Union|Soviet spy Rudolf Abel.

1962- Roy Lichtenstein -s first solo exhibition opened, and it included ''Look Mickey'', which featured his first employment of Ben-Day dots, speech balloons and comic imagery sourcing, all of which he is now known for.

1964- Melbourne-Voyager collision -The aircraft carrier {{HMAS|Melbourne|R21|6}} collides with and sinks the destroyer {{HMAS|Voyager|D04|6}} off the south coast of New South Wales, Australia, killing 82.

1967-The Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution|25th Amendment to the United States Constitution -is ratified.

1981-A Las Vegas Hilton#Fire|fire at the Las Vegas Hilton -hotel-casino kills eight and injures 198.

1989- Ron Brown (U.S. politician)|Ron Brown -is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee becoming the first African American to lead a major United States|American political party.

1996-The IBM -supercomputer IBM Deep Blue|Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in chess for the first time.

1998-Voters in Maine -repeal a LGBT rights in the United States|gay rights law passed in 1997 becoming the first U.S. state to abandon such a law.

2003- France -and Belgium break the NATO procedure of silent approval concerning the timing of protective measures for Turkey in case of a possible war with Iraq.

2009-The communication satellite -Iridium 33 and Kosmos-2251 2009 satellite collision|collide in orbit, destroying both.

2013-Thirty-six people are killed and 39 others are injured in a 2013 Kumbh Mela stampede|stampede -in Allahabad, India, during the Kumbh Mela festival.

Famous Birthdays

1499- Thomas Platter -Swiss scholar (d. 1582)

1524- Albrecht Giese -Polish-German politician (d. 1580)

1606- Christine Marie of France -(d. 1663)

1609- John Suckling (poet)|John Suckling -English poet (d. 1642)

1685- Aaron Hill (writer)|Aaron Hill -English playwright (d. 1750)

1696- Johann Melchior Molter -German violinist and composer (d. 1765)

1744- William Cornwallis -English admiral (d.1819)

1775- Charles Lamb -English author (d. 1834)

1783- Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy -Russian painter (d. 1873)

1785- Claude-Louis Navier -French physicist (d. 1836)

1795- Ary Scheffer -French painter (d. 1858)

1808- Honoré Daumier -French illustrator and painter (d. 1879)

1824- Samuel Plimsoll -English politician (d. 1898)

1846- Lord Charles Beresford -Irish admiral and politician (d. 1919)

1846- Ira Remsen -American chemist (d. 1927)

1847- Nabinchandra Sen -Bengali poet (d. 1909)

1859- Alexandre Millerand -French politician, 12th President of France (d. 1943)

1868- William Allen White -American journalist and author (d. 1944)

1879- Ernst Põdder -Estonian general (d. 1932)

1881- Pauline Brunius -Swedish actress and director (d. 1954)

1884- Frederick Hawksworth -English engineer (d. 1976)

1888- Alexander Cudmore -American soccer player (d. 1944)

1888- Giuseppe Ungaretti -Egyptian-Italian soldier, journalist, and poet (d. 1970)

1890- Fanni Kaplan -Russian activist and rebel (d. 1918)

1890- Boris Pasternak -Russian author and poet, Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1960)

1892- Alan Hale Sr. -American actor (d. 1950)

1893- Jimmy Durante -American actor and singer (d. 1980)

1893- Bill Tilden -American tennis player (d. 1953)

1894- Harold Macmillan -English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1986)

1895- John Black (businessman)|John Black -English chairman of Standard Motor Company|Standard-Triumph (d. 1965)

1897- Judith Anderson -Australian-American actress (d. 1992)

1897- John Franklin Enders -American virologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)

1898- Bertolt Brecht -German author (d. 1956)

1898- Joseph Kessel -French journalist and author (d. 1979)

1901- Stella Adler -American actress (d. 1992)

1902- Walter Houser Brattain -Chinese-American physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1987)

1903- Karl Deichgräber -German classical philologist (d. 1984)

1903- Waldemar Hoven -German Nazi physician (d. 1948)

1903- Matthias Sindelar -Austrian footballer (d. 1939)

1904- John Farrow -Australian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1963)

1905- Walter A. Brown -American businessman (d. 1964)

1905- Chick Webb -American drummer and bandleader (d. 1939)

1906- Lon Chaney, Jr. -American actor (d. 1973)

1906- Erik Rhodes (actor)|Erik Rhodes -American actor and singer (d. 1990)

1908- Jean Coulthard -Canadian composer and educator (d. 2000)

1910- Dominique Pire -Belgian friar, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1969)

1910- Sofia Vembo -Greek singer and actress (d. 1978)

1913- Douglas Slocombe -English cinematographer

1913- Bill White (rugby union born 1913)|Bill White -Australian rugby player (d. 1969)

1914- Larry Adler -American harmonica player, composer, and actor (d. 2001)

1919- Ioannis Charalambopoulos -Greek colonel and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2014)

1920- Alex Comfort -English physician and author (d. 2000)

1920- Neva Patterson -American actress (d. 2010)

1920- José Manuel Castañón -Spanish lawyer and author (d. 2001)

1922- Árpád Göncz -Hungarian politician, 1st President of Hungary

1924- Max Ferguson -Canadian radio host (d. 2013)

1924- Bud Poile -Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)

1925- Pierre Mondy -French actor and director (d. 2012)

1926- Sidney Bryan Berry -American general (d. 2013)

1926- Danny Blanchflower -Irish footballer (d. 1993)

1926- Kostas Mountakis -Greek musician (d. 1991)

1927- Leontyne Price -American soprano and actress

1927- Brian Priestman -English conductor and educator (d. 2014)

1927- William Tetley -Canadian lawyer and politician

1929- Jerry Goldsmith -American composer and conductor (d. 2004)

1929- Jim Whittaker -American mountaineer

1929- Lou Whittaker -American mountaineer

1930- E. L. Konigsburg -American author and illustrator (d. 2013)

1930- Robert Wagner -American actor

1933- Jay Conrad Levinson -American educator and author (d. 2013)

1933- Richard Schickel -American journalist, author, and critic

1933- Faramarz Payvar -Iranian Santoor (Persian instrument)|santur player and composer (d. 2009)

1934- Fleur Adcock -New Zealand poet

1934- Leonhard Merzin -Estonian actor (d. 1990)

1935- John Alcorn (artist)|John Alcorn -American illustrator (d. 1992)

1935- Theodore Antoniou -Greek composer and conductor

1937- Roberta Flack -American singer-songwriter and pianist

1939- Adrienne Clarkson -Hong Kong-Canadian journalist and politician, 26th Governor-General of Canada

1939- Enver Ören -Turkish businessman (d. 2013)

1939- Peter Purves -English actor

1939- Tzeni Vanou -Greek singer (d. 2014)

1940- Abdul-Azeez ibn Abdullaah Aal ash-Shaikh -Saudi Arabian scholar, 4th Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia

1940- Mary Rand -English long jumper

1940- Kenny Rankin -American singer-songwriter (d. 2009)

1941- Michael Apted -English director and producer

1941- John Hampshire -English cricketer and umpire

1942- Michael Bishop, Baron Glendonbrook -English businessman and politician

1943- Ral Donner -American singer (d. 1984)

1943- Stephen Gammell -American illustrator

1943- Bill Laskey (American football)|Bill Laskey -American football player

1944- Peter Allen -Australian singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor (d. 1992)

1944- Frank Keating -American politician, 25th Governor of Oklahoma

1944- Frances Moore Lappé -American author and activist

1944- Rufus Reid -American bassist (The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra)

1944- Vernor Vinge -American author

1946- Eliot Wald -American screenwriter (d. 2003)

1947- Louise Arbour -Canadian jurist

1947- Butch Morris -American cornet player, composer, and conductor (d. 2013)

1947- Nicholas Owen (journalist)|Nicholas Owen -English journalist

1948- Luis Donaldo Colosio -Mexican politician (d. 1994)

1948- Conrad Cummings -American composer

1949- Jim Corcoran -Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1949- Maxime Le Forestier -French singer and guitarist

1949- Nigel Olsson -English drummer, songwriter, and producer (The Spencer Davis Group and Plastic Penny)

1949- Harold Sylvester -American actor

1950- Mark Spitz -American swimmer

1951- Bob Iger -American businessman

1952- Lee Hsien Loong -Singaporean politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Singapore

1952- Gail Rebuck -English publisher

1953- Jeffrey John -English priest

1954- Larry McWilliams -American baseball player

1955- Chris Adams (wrestler)|Chris Adams -English-American wrestler (d. 2001)

1955- Jim Cramer -American financier and author, co-founded

1955- Greg Norman -Australian golfer

1956- Enele Sopoaga -Tuvaluan politician and diplomat

1957- Ochirbatyn Dashbalbar -Mongolian poet and politician (d. 1999)

1957- Briony McRoberts -English actress (d. 2013)

1958- Michael Weiss (composer)|Michael Weiss -American pianist and composer

1959- John Calipari -American basketball player and coach

1959- Dennis Gentry -American football player

1959- Death of Lisa McPherson|Lisa McPherson -American Negligent homicide|homicide victim (d. 1995)

1960- Robert Addie -English actor (d. 2003)

1960- Andrew Nairne -English curator

1961- Theo Gries -German footballer

1961- Alexander Payne -American director and screenwriter

1961- George Stephanopoulos -American journalist

1962- Cliff Burton -American bass player and songwriter (Metallica, Trauma (band)|Trauma, and EZ-Street) (d. 1986)

1962- Bobby Czyz -American boxer

1962- Piero Pelù -Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Litfiba)

1962- Randy Velischek -Canadian ice hockey player

1963- Lenny Dykstra -American baseball player

1963- Philip Glenister -English actor

1963- Kalle Kiik -Estonian chess player and coach

1964- Glenn Beck -American journalist, producer, and author

1964- Victor Davis -Canadian swimmer (d. 1989)

1964- Arthur Lenk -American-Israeli diplomat

1964- Francesca Neri -Italian actress

1965- Mario Jean -Canadian comedian and actor

1966- Natalie Bennett -Australian-English journalist and politician

1966- Daryl Johnston -American football player

1966- Ioannis Kalitzakis -Greek footballer

1966- Ji Suk-jin -South Korean comedian, actor, and singer

1967- Laura Dern -American actress, director, and producer

1967- Jacky Durand -French cyclist

1967- Ivan Francescato -Italian rugby player (d. 1999)

1967- Vince Gilligan -American director, producer, and screenwriter

1968- Matthias Hamann -German footballer

1968- Peter Popovic -Swedish ice hockey player

1968- Garrett Reisman -American engineer and astronaut

1968- Atika Suri -Indonesian journalist

1969- Laurie Dhue -American journalist

1969- Joe Mangrum -American painter

1970- Alberto Castillo (catcher)|Alberto Castillo -Dominican baseball player

1970- Melissa Doyle -Australian journalist

1970- Nobushige Kumakubo -Japanese race car driver

1970- Noureddine Naybet -Moroccan footballer

1970- Åsne Seierstad -Norwegian journalist

1970- Iván Velázquez Caballero -Mexican drug lord

1971- Louie Spicolli -American wrestler (d. 1998)

1971- Lisa Marie Varon -American wrestler

1971- Anna-Maria Hallgarn -Swedish actress

1973- Martha Lane Fox, Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho -English businesswoman and politician, co-founded

1973- Ivan O'Konnel-Bronin -Estonian footballer and manager

1974- Elizabeth Banks -American actress, director, and producer

1974- Ty Law -American football player

1974- Ivri Lider -Israeli singer-songwriter and producer (The Young Professionals)

1974- Tanoai Reed -American actor and stuntman

1975- Hiroki Kuroda -Japanese baseball player

1975- Konstantin Nahk -Estonian footballer

1975- Kool Savas -German-Turkish rapper (Masters of Rap)

1976- Lance Berkman -American baseball player

1976- Keeley Hawes -English actress

1976- Carmelo Imbriani -Italian footballer (d. 2013)

1976- Vedran Runje -Croatian footballer

1977- Salif Diao -Senegalese footballer

1978- Don Omar -Puerto Rican singer-songwriter and actor

1979- Joey Hand -American race car driver

1979- Jumaine Jones -American basketball player

1979- Daryl Palumbo -American singer-songwriter (Glassjaw and Head Automatica)

1979- Ross Powers -American snowboarder

1979- Kristen Viikmäe -Estonian footballer

1980- César Izturis -Venezuelan baseball player

1980- Enzo Maresca -Italian footballer

1980- Mike Ribeiro -Canadian ice hockey player

1980- Bruno Sundov -Croatian basketball player

1981- Christian Fickert -German footballer

1981- Andrew Johnson (English footballer)|Andrew Johnson -English footballer

1981- Natasha St-Pier -Canadian singer-songwriter

1981- Holly Willoughby -English model and television host

1982- Keith Dunne -Irish footballer

1982- Justin Gatlin -American sprinter

1982- John Mooney (cricketer)|John Mooney -Irish cricketer

1982- Tarmo Neemelo -Estonian footballer

1982- Iafeta Paleaaesina -New Zealand rugby player

1983- Bless (rapper)|Bless -Canadian rapper

1983- Ricardo Clark -American soccer player

1983- Daiane dos Santos -Brazilian gymnast

1983- Vic Fuentes -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Pierce the Veil, Isles & Glaciers, and Cinematic Sunrise)

1983- Taiji Ishimori -Japanese wrestler

1983- James Ryan (rugby union)|James Ryan -New Zealand rugby player

1984- Brent Everett -Canadian porn actor and director

1984- Alex Gordon -American baseball player

1984- Kim Hyo-jin -South Korean actress

1986- Jeff Adrien -American basketball player

1986- Josh Akognon -Nigerian-American basketball player

1986- Radamel Falcao -Colombian footballer

1986- Roberto Jiménez Gago -Spanish footballer

1986- Yui Ichikawa -Japanese actress, singer, and model

1986- Viktor Troicki -Serbian tennis player

1987- Erin Burger -South African netball player

1987- Jakub Kindl -Czech ice hockey player

1987- Facundo Roncaglia -Argentinian footballer

1987- Yuja Wang -Chinese pianist

1988- Daniil Ratnikov -Estonian footballer

1989- Bunmi Mojekwu -English actress

1990- Sooyoung -South Korean singer, actress, and dancer (Girls' Generation)

1991- Emma Roberts -American actress and singer

1992- Misha B -English rapper

1992- Reinhold Yabo -German footballer

1994- Makenzie Vega -American actress

1994- Son Na-eun -South Korean singer, dancer, actress and model (A Pink)

1995- Haruna Kawaguchi -Japanese model and actress

1996- Christina Parie -Australian singer-songwriter

1997- Chloë Grace Moretz -American actress

1997- Nadia Podoroska -Argentine tennis player

1998- Candy Hsu -Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actress

1999- Tiffany Espensen -Chinese-American actress

History of Deaths

720- Umar II -caliph of the Umayyad Caliphate (b. 682)

1126- William IX, Duke of Aquitaine -(b. 1071)

1162- Baldwin III of Jerusalem -(b. 1130)

1242- Emperor Shijō -of Japan (b. 1231)

1278- Margaret II, Countess of Flanders -(b. 1202)

1307- Temür Khan, Emperor Chengzong of Yuan -(b. 1265)

1576- Wilhelm Xylander -German scholar (b. 1532)

1645- Dorothea Sophia, Abbess of Quedlinburg -(b. 1587)

1686- William Dugdale -English genealogist and historian (b. 1605)

1722- Bartholomew Roberts -Welsh pirate (b. 1682)

1755- Montesquieu -French philosopher (b. 1689)

1758- Thomas Ripley (architect)|Thomas Ripley -English architect (b. 1682)

1782- Friedrich Christoph Oetinger -German theologian (b. 1702)

1829- Pope Leo XII -(b. 1760)

1837- Alexander Pushkin -Russian poet and author (b. 1799)

1857- David Thompson (explorer)|David Thompson -English-Canadian explorer (b. 1770)

1865- Heinrich Lenz -German physicist (b. 1804)

1887- Ellen Wood (author)|Ellen Wood -English author (b. 1814)

1891- Sofia Kovalevskaya -Russian mathematician (b. 1850)

1904- John A. Roche -American politician, 30th Mayor of Chicago (b. 1844)

1906- Ezra Butler Eddy -American-Canadian businessman and politician (b. 1827)

1907- Claude Whittindale -English rugby player (b. 1881)

1912- Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister -English surgeon (b. 1827)

1913- Konstantinos Tsiklitiras -Greek long jumper (b. 1888)

1917- John William Waterhouse -Italian-English painter (b. 1849)

1918- Abdul Hamid II -Ottoman sultan (b. 1842)

1918- Ernesto Teodoro Moneta -Italian soldier and journalist, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1833)

1920- Amedee Reyburn -American swimmer and water polo player (b. 1879)

1923- Wilhelm Röntgen -German physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845)

1928- José Sánchez del Río -Mexican martyr (b. 1913)

1932- Edgar Wallace -English author and screenwriter (b. 1875)

1939- Pope Pius XI -(b. 1857)

1944- E. M. Antoniadi -Greek astronomer (b. 1870)

1945- Anacleto Díaz -Filipino jurist (b. 1878)

1950- Marcel Mauss -French sociologist (b. 1872)

1950- Herbert Nicol -English rugby player (b. 1873)

1952- Henry Drysdale Dakin -English-American biochemist (b. 1880)

1956- Wilbert Coffin -Canadian murderer (b. 1915)

1956- Leonora Speyer -American poet and violinist (b. 1872)

1956- Emmanouil Tsouderos -Greek banker and politician, 132nd Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1882)

1957- Laura Ingalls Wilder -American author (b. 1867)

1958- Aleksander Klumberg -Estonian decathlete and coach (b. 1899)

1960- Aloysius Stepinac -Croatian cardinal (b. 1898)

1964- Eugen Sänger -Austrian engineer (b. 1905)

1966- Billy Rose -American composer and songwriter (b. 1899)

1975- Nikos Kavvadias -Greek poet (b. 1910)

1979- Edvard Kardelj -Slovene general and politician, 2nd Foreign Minister of Yugoslavia (b. 1910)

1984- David Von Erich -American wrestler (b. 1958)

1985- Johnny Mokan -American baseball player (b. 1895)

1987- Sadequain -Pakistani painter (b. 1930)

1990- Bill Sherwood -American director and screenwriter (b. 1952)

1992- Alex Haley -American author (b. 1921)

1993- Fred Hollows -New Zealand-Australian ophthalmologist (b. 1929)

1995- Paul Monette -American author and activist (b. 1945)

1997- Brian Connolly -Scottish-English singer-songwriter (Sweet (band)|Sweet) (b. 1945)

1998- Yorgos Vrasivanopoulos -Greek actor (b. 1924)

2000- Jim Varney -American actor (b. 1949)

2001- Lewis Arquette -American actor (b. 1935)

2001- Abraham Beame -American politician, 104th Mayor of New York City (b. 1906)

2001- Buddy Tate -American saxophonist and clarinet player (b. 1913)

2002- Ramón Arellano Félix -Mexican drug trafficker (b. 1964)

2002- Traudl Junge -German secretary (b. 1920)

2002- Dave Van Ronk -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1936)

2003- Edgar de Evia -American photographer (b. 1910)

2003- Curt Hennig -American wrestler and manager (b. 1958)

2003- Clark MacGregor -American politician (b. 1922)

2003- Albert J. Ruffo -American lawyer, politician, and educator (b. 1908)

2003- Ron Ziegler -American politician, White House Press Secretary (b. 1939)

2004- Guy Provost -Canadian actor (b. 1925)

2005- Arthur Miller -American playwright (b. 1915)

2006- J Dilla -American rapper and producer (Slum Village) (b. 1974)

2006- Dick Harmon -American golfer and educator (b. 1947)

2006- Beko Ransome-Kuti -Nigerian physician and activist (b. 1940)

2007- Ned Austin -American actor (b. 1925)

2007- Jeong Da-bin -South Korean actress (b. 1980)

2008- Roy Scheider -American actor (b. 1932)

2008- Adeline Geo-Karis -American politician (b. 1918)

2008- Steve Gerber -American author (b. 1947)

2008- Ron Leavitt -American television writer and producer (b. 1947)

2009- Leila Hadley -American author (b. 1926)

2009- Jeremy Lusk -American motocross racer (b. 1984)

2010- Fred Schaus -American basketball player and coach (b. 1925)

2010- Enn Soosaar -Estonian journalist and publicist (b. 1937)

2010- Charlie Wilson (Texas politician)|Charles Wilson -American politician (b. 1933)

2012- Ronald Fraser (historian)|Ronald Fraser -English historian and author (b. 1930)

2012- Joseph Gaggero -Gibraltarian businessman (b. 1927)

2012- Gloria Lloyd -American model and actress (b. 1924)

2012- Wilmot Perkins -Jamaican radio host (b. 1931)

2012- David Anthony Pizzuto -Canadian-American voice actor (b. 1951)

2012- James Riordan -English author (b. 1936)

2012- Jeffrey Zaslow -American journalist and author (b. 1958)

2013- W. Watts Biggers -American author and animator (b. 1927)

2013- Sir John Gilmour, 4th Baronet -English soldier (b. 1944)

2013- David Hartman (rabbi)|David Hartman -American-Israeli rabbi and philosopher, founded the Shalom Hartman Institute (b. 1931)

2013- Bill Roost -English footballer (b. 1924)

2013- Eugenio Trías Sagnier -Spanish philosopher (b. 1942)

2013- Ikuzo Sakurai -Japanese politician (b. 1944)

2013- Zhuang Zedong -Chinese table tennis player (b. 1940)

2014- Stuart Hall (cultural theorist)|Stuart Hall -Jamaican-English sociologist and theorist (b. 1932)

2014- Doug Jarrett -Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1944)

2014- Nenad Lukić -Serbian footballer (b. 1968)

2014- Ronnie Masterson -Irish actress (b. 1926)

2014- Ian McNaught-Davis -English television host (b. 1929)

2014- Tomaž Pengov -Slovenian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1949)

2014- Shirley Temple -American actress, singer, dancer, and diplomat (b. 1928)