This Day in History

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Day History: February-7

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History


457- Leo I of the Byzantine Empire|Leo I -becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire.

1074- Pandulf IV of Benevento -is killed battling the invading Normans at the Battle of Montesarchio.

1301-Edward of Caernarfon|Caernarvon -(later King Edward II of England) becomes the first England|English Prince of Wales.

1497-The bonfire of the vanities -occurs in which supporters of Girolamo Savonarola burn thousands of objects like cosmetics, art, and books in Florence, Italy.

1783- American Revolutionary War -French and Spanish forces lift the Great Siege of Gibraltar.

1795-The Eleventh Amendment to the United States Constitution|11th Amendment -to the United States Constitution is ratification|ratified.

1807- Napoleonic Wars -Battle of Eylau

1812-The New Madrid Earthquake|strongest -in a series of earthquakes strikes New Madrid, Missouri.

1813- Action of 7 February 1813 -stalemate two evenly matched frigates from the French Navy and the British Royal Navy, ''French frigate Aréthuse (1812)|Aréthuse'' and HMS Amelia (1796)|HMS ''Amelia''.

1819-Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles -leaves Singapore after just taking it over, leaving it in the hands of William Farquhar.

1842- Battle of Debre Tabor -Ras Ali II of Yejju|Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.

1856-The colony|colonial -Parliament of Tasmania|Tasmanian Parliament passes the second piece of legislation (the Electoral Act of 1856) anywhere in the world providing for elections by way of a secret ballot.

1863-'' HMS Orpheus (1861)|HMS Orpheus -' sinks off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand, killing 189.

1894-The Cripple Creek miners' strike of 1894|Cripple Creek miner's strike -led by the Western Federation of Miners, begins in Cripple Creek, Colorado.

1897- Greco-Turkish War (1897)|Greco-Turkish War -The first full-scale battle takes place when the Greece|Greek expeditionary force in Crete defeats a 4,000-strong Ottoman Empire|Ottoman force at Livadeia.

1898- Dreyfus affair -Émile Zola is brought to trial for libel for publishing ''J'accuse (letter)|J'Accuse''.

1900- Second Boer War -United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|British troops fail in their Battle of Vaal Krantz|third attempt to lift the Siege of Ladysmith.

1904-A Great Baltimore Fire|fire -in Baltimore, Maryland destroys over 1,500 buildings in 30 hours.

1907-The Mud March (Suffragists)|Mud March -is the first large procession organized by the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS).

1935-The classic board game Monopoly (game)|Monopoly -is invented.

1940-The second full length animated Walt Disney -film, ''Pinocchio (1940 film)|Pinocchio'', premieres.

1943- World War II -Imperial Japanese Navy forces complete the evacuation of Imperial Japanese Army troops from Guadalcanal during Operation Ke, ending Japanese attempts to retake the island from Allies of World War II|Allied forces in the Guadalcanal Campaign.

1944-World War II: In Anzio -Italy, Germany|German forces launch a counteroffensive during the Allied Operation Shingle.

1951- Korean War -705 suspected communist sympathizers Sancheong-Hamyang massacre|are butchered by Republic of Korea Army|South Korean forces.

1962-The United States -United States embargo against Cuba|bans all Cuban imports and exports.

1964- The Beatles -first arrive in the United States. Their performance on ''The Ed Sullivan Show'' two days later would mark the beginning of the British Invasion.

1974- Grenada -gains independence from the United Kingdom.

1979- Pluto -moves inside Neptune's orbit for the first time since either was discovered.

1984- Space Shuttle program -STS-41-B Mission

1986-Twenty-eight years of one-family rule end in Haiti -when President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees the Caribbean nation.

1990- Dissolution of the Soviet Union -The Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party agrees to give up its monopoly on power.

1991- Haiti -s first democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is sworn in.

1992-The Maastricht Treaty -is signed, leading to the creation of the European Union.

1995- Ramzi Yousef -the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, is arrested in Islamabad, Pakistan.

1999- Crown Prince -Abdullah II of Jordan|Abdullah becomes the King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein of Jordan|Hussein.

2009- Black Saturday bushfires|Bushfires in Victoria -leaves 173 dead in the worst natural disaster in Australia's history.

2012-President Mohamed Nasheed -of the Maldives|Republic of Maldives resigns, after 23 days of anti-governmental protests calling for the release of Chief Judge unlawfully arrested by the military.

2013-At least 51 people are killed in a Chibombo bus crash|crash -involving a bus and truck in Zambia.

2014-the 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony|opening ceremony -for the 2014 Winter Olympics|Winter Olympics takes place in Sochi, Russia.

Famous Birthdays


572- Prince Shōtoku -of Japan (d. 622)

1102- Empress Matilda -English wife of Henry V of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1169)

1478- Thomas More -English lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor|Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom (d. 1535)

1612- Thomas Killigrew -English playwright (d. 1683)

1693- Anna of Russia -(d. 1740)

1741- Henry Fuseli -Swiss painter (d. 1825)

1758- Benedikt Schack -Czech tenor and composer (d. 1826)

1804- John Deere (inventor)|John Deere -American businessman, founded Deere & Company (d. 1886)

1812- Charles Dickens -English author (d. 1870)

1837- James Murray (lexicographer)|James Murray -Scottish lexicographer and philologist (d. 1915)

1842- Alexandre Ribot -French politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1923)

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

1870- Alfred Adler -Austrian psychologist (d. 1937)

1871- Wilhelm Stenhammar -Swedish pianist and composer (d. 1927)

1873- Thomas Andrews (shipbuilder)|Thomas Andrews -Irish shipbuilder and businessman (d. 1912)

1877- G. H. Hardy -English mathematician (d. 1947)

1878- Ossip Gabrilowitsch -Russian-American pianist and conductor (d. 1936)

1885- Sinclair Lewis -American author and playwright, Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1951)

1885- Hugo Sperrle -German field marshal (d. 1953)

1887- Eubie Blake -American pianist and composer (d. 1983)

1889- Harry Nyquist -American engineer (d. 1976)

1891- Ann Little -American actress (d. 1984)

1893- Joseph Algernon Pearce -Canadian astrophysicist (d. 1988)

1895- Anita Stewart -American actress (d. 1961)

1898- Dock Boggs -American singer-songwriter and banjo player (d. 1971)

1901- Arnold Nordmeyer -New Zealand politician (d. 1989)

1905- Paul Nizan -French author (d. 1940)

1905- Ulf von Euler -Swedish physiologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1983)

1906- Puyi -Chinese emperor (d. 1967)

1906- Oleg Antonov -Russian aircraft designer and engineer, founded the Antonov|Antonov Aircraft Company (d. 1984)

1908- Buster Crabbe -American swimmer and actor (d. 1983)

1908- Fred Gipson -American author (d. 1973)

1908- Manmath Nath Gupta -Indian author (d. 2000)

1909- Hélder Câmara -Brazilian archbishop (d. 1999)

1909- Wilhelm Freddie -Danish painter (d. 1995)

1909- Amedeo Guillet -Italian soldier (d. 2010)

1909- Silvio Zavala -Mexican historian and author

1912- Russell Drysdale -Australian painter (d. 1981)

1912- Roberta McCain -American wife of John S. McCain, Jr.

1914- Ramón Mercader -Spanish assassin of Leon Trotsky (d. 1978)

1915- Teoctist Arăpașu -Romanian patriarch (d. 2007)

1915- Eddie Bracken -American actor (d. 2002)

1918- Markey Robinson -Irish painter (d. 1999)

1920- Oscar Brand -Canadian-American singer-songwriter and author

1920- An Wang -Chinese-American engineer and businessman, founded Wang Laboratories (d. 1990)

1922- Marion Cunningham (author)|Marion Cunningham -American author (d. 2012)

1922- Hattie Jacques -English actress (d. 1980)

1923- Dora Bryan -English actress and singer (d. 2014)

1923- Martha Holmes (photographer)|Martha Holmes -American photographer (d. 2006)

1923- Dick Shrider -American basketball player and coach (d. 2014)

1925- Hans Schmidt (wrestler)|Hans Schmidt -Canadian wrestler (d. 2012)

1926- John Frank Davidson -English engineer and academic

1926- Konstantin Feoktistov -Russian engineer and astronaut (d. 2009)

1927- Juliette Gréco -French singer and actress

1927- Vladimir Kuts -Russian runner (d. 1975)

1927- Patsy Swayze -American dancer and choreographer (d. 2013)

1929- Dave Shepherd -English clarinet player

1932- Gay Talese -American author

1932- Alfred Worden -American colonel, pilot, and astronaut

1933- John Anderton -English footballer

1934- Eddie Fenech Adami -Maltese politician, 7th President of Malta

1934- King Curtis -American saxophonist and producer (d. 1971)

1934- Earl King -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2003)

1935- Cliff Jones (Welsh footballer)|Cliff Jones -Welsh footballer

1935- Herb Kohl -American politician

1937- Peter Jay -English economist, journalist, and diplomat

1937- Juan Pizarro (baseball)|Juan Pizarro -Puerto Rican baseball player

1938- S. Ramachandran Pillai -Indian politician

1939- Ray Taliaferro -American radio host

1941- Kevin Crossley-Holland -English author and poet

1941- Little Tony (singer)|Little Tony -Italian-Sammarinese singer and actor (d. 2013)

1943- Eric Foner -American historian

1943- Gareth Hunt -English actor (d. 2007)

1945- Gerald Davies -Welsh rugby player

1945- Ian Jack -Scottish journalist

1946- Héctor Babenco -Argentinian-Brazilian director, producer, and screenwriter

1946- Sammy Johns -American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)

1946- Brian Patten -English poet

1946- Pete Postlethwaite -English actor (d. 2011)

1946- Gérard Jean-Juste -Haitian priest and activist (d. 2009)

1947- Wayne Allwine -American voice actor (d. 2009)

1947- Ross Lonsberry -Canadian-American ice hockey player (d. 2014)

1948- Jimmy Greenspoon -American keyboard player (Three Dog Night)

1949- Martin Daunton -Welsh historian and academic

1949- Paulo César Carpegiani -Brazilian footballer and coach

1949- Jacques Duchesneau -Canadian police officer and politician

1949- Joe English (musician)|Joe English -American drummer (Wings (band)|Wings and Sea Level (band)|Sea Level)

1949- Alan Lancaster -English bass player (Status Quo (band)|Status Quo and The Party Boys)

1950- Karen Joy Fowler -American author

1950- Dai Havard -Welsh politician

1951- Benny Ayala -Puerto Rican-American baseball player

1952- Vasco Rossi -Italian singer-songwriter

1953- Dan Quisenberry -American baseball player (d. 1998)

1954- Dieter Bohlen -German singer-songwriter and producer (Modern Talking and Blue System)

1955- Rolf Benirschke -American football player

1955- Miguel Ferrer -American actor

1955- Jim Sweeney (comedian)|Jim Sweeney -English actor and screenwriter

1956- Emo Philips -American comedian

1956- Mark St. John -American guitarist (Kiss (band)|Kiss and White Tiger (band)|White Tiger) (d. 2007)

1957- Richard Cook (journalist)|Richard Cook -English journalist (d. 2007)

1957- Carney Lansford -American baseball player

1958- Rusty Brooks -American wrestler

1958- Terry Marsh (boxer)|Terry Marsh -English boxer

1958- Matt Ridley -English journalist, author, and politician

1958- Giuseppe Baresi -Italian footballer and manager

1959- Mick McCarthy -English footballer, manager, and sportscaster

1960- Robert Smigel -American actor, producer, and screenwriter

1960- James Spader -American actor

1961- Alfred Zijai -Albanian footballer (d. 2013)

1962- Garth Brooks -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1962- David Bryan -American keyboard player and songwriter (Bon Jovi)

1962- Eddie Izzard -Yemeni-English comedian, actor, and producer

1963- Seppo Vilderson -Estonian footballer

1964- Ashok Banker -Indian author

1964- Ray Mears -English television host and author

1964- Cynthia Woodhead -American swimmer

1965- Jason Gedrick -American actor

1965- Chris Rock -American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1965- Petr Váša -Czech singer-songwriter, actor, and poet

1966- Kristin Otto -German swimmer

1967- Richie Burnett -Welsh darts player

1967- Cheung Man -Hong Kong actress

1968- Peter Bondra -Slovak ice hockey player

1968- Sully Erna -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Godsmack)

1968- Maitreesh Ghatak -Indian development economist

1968- Mark Tewksbury -Canadian swimmer

1969- Adriano Silva Francisco -Brazilian footballer

1969- Yves Racine -Canadian ice hockey player

1970- Stanley Roberts -American basketball player

1971- Anita Tsoy -Russian singer-songwriter

1972- Essence Atkins -American actress

1972- Stephanie Cook -Scottish pentathlete

1972- Robyn Lively -American actress

1972- Amon Tobin -Brazilian DJ, producer, and songwriter (Two Fingers)

1973- Irina Björklund -Finnish actress

1973- Mie Sonozaki -Japanese voice actress and singer

1973- Juwan Howard -American basketball player

1974- Nujabes -Japanese DJ and producer (d. 2010)

1974- Cheryl Cosim -Filipino journalist

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

1974- Nujabes -Japanese hip hop producer (d. 2010)

1974- Danny Goffey -English singer-songwriter and drummer (Supergrass, Babyshambles, The Jennifers, Lodger (British band)|Lodger, and The Hotrats)

1974- Emma McLaughlin -American author

1974- Steve Nash -Canadian basketball player

1975- Wes Borland -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Limp Bizkit, Black Light Burns, Big Dumb Face, and Combichrist)

1975- Alexandre Daigle -Canadian ice hockey player

1975- Rémi Gaillard -French comedian and actor

1976- Kelly Choi -South Korean-American television host

1976- Sreto Ristić -German footballer

1977- Georgios Alexopoulos -Greek footballer

1977- Paul Comrie -Canadian ice hockey player

1977- Tsuneyasu Miyamoto -Japanese footballer

1977- Dimitris Papanikolaou -Greek basketball player

1977- Mariusz Pudzianowski -Polish strongman and mixed martial artist

1978- David Aebischer -Swiss ice hockey player

1978- Endy Chávez -Venezuelan baseball player

1978- Ashton Kutcher -American model, actor, and producer

1978- Daniel Van Buyten -Belgian footballer

1979- Daniel Bierofka -German footballer

1979- Nicola Campedelli -Italian footballer

1979- Tawakkol Karman -Yemeni journalist and activist and Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate

1979- Jon Leicester -American baseball player

1979- Cerina Vincent -American actress

1980- Kevin J. Boyle -American politician

1980- Richie Castellano -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)

1980- Maximiliano Cejas -Argentinian footballer

1981- Darcy Dolce Neto -Brazilian footballer

1981- Lee Ok-Sung -South Korean boxer

1982- Osamu Mukai -Japanese actor

1982- Mickael Pietrus -French basketball player

1983- Scott Feldman -American baseball player

1983- Teshome Getu -Ethiopian footballer

1983- Georgios Gougoulias -Greek footballer

1983- Sho Kamogawa -Japanese footballer

1983- Christian Klien -Austrian race car driver

1983- Federico Marchetti -Italian footballer

1984- Trey Hardee -American decathlete

1985- Tina Majorino -American actress

1985- Devis Nossa -Italian footballer

1985- Deborah Ann Woll -American actress

1986- Stephen Colletti -American actor

1986- James Deen -American pornographic actor and director

1986- Michael Orozco Fiscal -American footballer

1986- Lina Stančiūtė -Lithuanian tennis player

1986- Giorgi Tsintsadze -Georgian basketball player

1986- Pippa Wilson -English sailor

1987- Kerli -Estonian-American singer-songwriter and pianist

1987- Brea Bennett -American porn actress

1987- Joe Cardle -English footballer

1988- Lee Don-Ku -South Korean ice hockey player

1988- Nikola Fraňková -Czech tennis player

1988- Albin Hodza -French footballer

1988- Lee Joon -South Korean singer, dancer, and actor (MBLAQ)

1988- Ai Kago -Japanese singer and actress (Morning Musume, W (group)|W, and Minimoni)

1988- Matthew Stafford (American football)|Matthew Stafford -American football player

1989- Nick Calathes -Greek basketball player

1989- Louisa Lytton -English actress

1989- Alexis Rolín -Uruguayan footballer

1990- Anna Abreu -Finnish-Portuguese singer

1990- Neil Etheridge -English-Filipino footballer

1990- Steven Stamkos -Canadian ice hockey player

1991- Ryan O'Reilly (ice hockey)|Ryan O'Reilly -Canadian ice hockey player

1991- Zhou Yimiao -Chinese tennis player

1992- Maimi Yajima -Japanese singer and actress (Cute (Japanese band)|Cute, ZYX, and High-King)

1993- David Dorfman -American actor

1993- Diego Laxalt -Uruguayan footballer

1996- David Castro (actor)|David Castro -American actor

1996- Mai Hagiwara -Japanese singer (Cute (Japanese band)|Cute, Petitmoni, and Kira Pika)

1997- Anhelina Kalinina -Ukrainian tennis player

History of Deaths


812- Li Ning (Tang Dynasty)|Li Ning -Chinese prince (b. 793)

999- Boleslaus II, Duke of Bohemia -(b. 932)

1045- Emperor Go-Suzaku -of Japan (b. 1009)

1317- Robert, Count of Clermont -(b. 1256)

1560- Bartolommeo Bandinelli -Italian sculptor and painter (b. 1493)

1603- Hermann Wilken -German mathematician (b. 1522)

1626- William V, Duke of Bavaria -(b. 1548)

1642- William Bedell -English bishop and academic (b. 1571)

1690- Sir William Morice, 1st Baronet -English politician (b. 1628)

1693- Paul Pellisson -French author (b. 1624)

1736- Stephen Gray (scientist)|Stephen Gray -English astronomer (b. 1666)

1779- William Boyce (composer)|William Boyce -English composer (b. 1711)

1799- Qianlong Emperor -of China (b. 1711)

1801- Daniel Chodowiecki -Polish painter (b. 1726)

1819- August Wilhelm Hupel -German-Estonian linguist and clergyman (b. 1737)

1823- Ann Radcliffe -English author (b. 1764)

1837- Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden -(b. 1778)

1839- Karl August Nicander -Swedish poet (b. 1799)

1862- Francisco de Paula Martínez de la Rosa y Berdejo -Spanish politician, Prime Minister of Spain (b. 1787)

1864- Vuk Stefanović Karadžić -Serbian philologist and liguist (b. 1787)

1871- Henry E. Steinway -German-American businessman, founded Steinway & Sons (b. 1797)

1873- Sheridan Le Fanu -Irish author (b. 1814)

1878- Pope Pius IX -(b. 1792)

1897- Galileo Ferraris -Italian physicist (b. 1847)

1898- John Reily Knox -American lawyer, founded Beta Theta Pi (b. 1820)

1919- William Halford -English-American lieutenant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1841)

1920- Alexander Kolchak -Russian admiral (b. 1874)

1920- Charles Langelier -Canadian journalist, judge, and politician (b. 1850)

1937- Elihu Root -American lawyer and politician, 38th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845)

1938- Harvey Samuel Firestone -American businessman, founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company (b. 1868)

1939- Boris Grigoriev -Russian painter (b. 1886)

1942- Ivan Bilibin -Russian illustrator (b. 1876)

1944- Lina Cavalieri -Italian soprano (b. 1874)

1952- Pete Henry -American football player and coach (b. 1897)

1959- Nap Lajoie -American baseball player (b. 1874)

1959- Daniel François Malan -South African politician, 5th Prime Minister of South Africa (b. 1874)

1959- Guitar Slim -American guitarist (b. 1926)

1960- Igor Kurchatov -Russian physicist (b. 1903)

1962- Clara Nordström -German author and translator (b. 1886)

1963- Learco Guerra -Italian cyclist (b. 1902)

1964- Sofoklis Venizelos -Greek politician, 133rd Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1894)

1965- Perikles Ioannidis -Greek admiral (b. 1881)

1968- Nick Adams (actor)|Nick Adams -American actor (b. 1931)

1971- Douglass Cadwallader -American golfer (b. 1884)

1972- Walter Lang -American director and screenwriter (b. 1896)

1979- Josef Mengele -German SS officer and physician (b. 1911)

1980- Secondo Campini -Italian engineer (b. 1904)

1985- Matt Monro -English singer (b. 1930)

1986- Cheikh Anta Diop -Senegalese historian, anthropologist, and physicist (b. 1923)

1990- Alan Perlis -American computer scientist (b. 1922)

1990- Alfredo M. Santos -Filipino general (b. 1905)

1991- Jean-Paul Mousseau -Canadian painter (b. 1927)

1991- Amos Yarkoni -Israeli colonel (b. 1920)

1992- Buzz Sawyer -American wrestler (b. 1959)

1994- Witold Lutosławski -Polish composer and conductor (b. 1913)

1994- Stephen Milligan -English journalist and politician (b. 1948)

1994- Arnold Smith -Canadian diplomat, 1st Commonwealth Secretary-General (b. 1915)

1996- Phillip Davidson -American general (b. 1915)

1996- Boris Tchaikovsky -Russian composer (b. 1925)

1998- Lawrence Sanders -American author (b. 1920)

1999- Hussein of Jordan -(b. 1935)

1999- José Silva (parapsychologist)|José Silva -American parapsychologist (b. 1914)

1999- Bobby Troup -American actor, pianist, and composer (b. 1918)

2000- Doug Henning -Canadian magician (b. 1947)

2000- Shiho Niiyama -Japanese voice actress (b. 1970)

2000- Dave Peverett -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Foghat and Savoy Brown) (b. 1943)

2000- Big Pun -American rapper (Terror Squad (group)|Terror Squad) (b. 1971)

2001- Dale Evans -American singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1912)

2001- Anne Morrow Lindbergh -American author and pilot (b. 1906)

2002- Jack Fairman -English race car driver (b. 1913)

2002- Tony Pond -English race car driver (b. 1945)

2003- Augusto Monterroso -Guatemalan author (b. 1921)

2003- John H. Reading -American politician (b. 1917)

2005- Atli Dam -Faroese politician, 5th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (b. 1932)

2005- Bob Turner (ice hockey)|Bob Turner -Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1934)

2006- Princess Durru Shehvar -of the Ottoman empire (b. 1914)

2008- Tamara Desni -German-English actress (b. 1913)

2009- Molly Bee -American singer and actress (b. 1939)

2009- Jack Cover -American pilot and physicist, invented the Taser|Taser gun (b. 1920)

2009- Blossom Dearie -American singer and pianist (b. 1924)

2009- Brian Naylor (broadcaster)|Brian Naylor -Australian television host (b. 1931)

2010- Franco Ballerini -Italian cyclist and coach (b. 1964)

2010- Christos Kagaras -Greek artist (b. 1918)

2012- Danny Clyburn -American baseball player (b. 1974)

2012- Patricia Stephens Due -American activist (b. 1939)

2012- Ann Dummett -English activist (b. 1930)

2012- Harry Keough -American soccer player and coach (b. 1927)

2012- Phil Shanahan -Irish hurler (b. 1928)

2013- William Anthony Hughes -American bishop (b. 1921)

2013- John Livermore -American geologist (b. 1918)

2013- Niki Marangou -Cypriot painter and author (b. 1948)

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

2013- Peter Steen -Danish actor (b. 1936)

2013- József Tóth (geographer)|József Tóth -Hungarian geographer and academic (b. 1940)

2014- Tado (comedian)|Tado -Filipino comedian and actor (b. 1974)

2014- Christopher Barry -English director and producer (b. 1925)

2014- Hasjrul Harahap -Indonesian politician (b. 1931)

2014- Georgina Henry -Yemeni-English journalist (b. 1960)

2014- Doug Mohns -Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1933)

2014- J. Mack Robinson -American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1923)