This Day in History

Daily historical facts, events, famous birthdays, world history. Discover what happened today in history.

Events History


1364-Troops of the Republic of Pisa -and the Republic of Florence clash in the Battle of Cascina.

1540- Thomas Cromwell -is executed at the order of Henry VIII of England on charges of treason. Henry marries his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, on the same day.

1571-La Laguna encomienda -known today as the Laguna (province)|Laguna province in the Philippines is founded by the Spaniards as one of the oldest encomienda/province in the country.

1794- French Revolution -Maximilien Robespierre and Louis Antoine de Saint-Just are executed by guillotine in Paris|Paris, France.

1809- Peninsular War -Battle of Talavera

1821- José de San Martín -declares the independence of Peru from Spain.

1854- USS Constellation (1854) -the last all-sail warship built by the United States Navy, is commissioned.

1864- American Civil War -Battle of Ezra Church

1866-At the age of 18, Vinnie Ream -becomes the first and youngest female artist to receive a commission from the United States government for a statue (of Abraham Lincoln).

1868-The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution|14th Amendment -to the United States Constitution is certified, establishing African American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.

1896-The city of Miami|Miami, Florida -is incorporated.

1914- World War I -Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia after Serbia rejects the conditions of an ultimatum sent by Austria on July 23 following the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria|assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria|Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

1932- President of the United States|U.S. President -Herbert Hoover orders the United States Army to forcibly evict the "Bonus Army" of World War I veterans gathered in Washington, D.C.

1933- Diplomacy#Diplomatic relations|Diplomatic relations -between the Soviet Union and Spain are established.

1935-First flight of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress -

1938-'' Hawaii Clipper -' disappears between Guam and Manila as the first loss of an airliner in trans-Pacific ''China Clipper'' service.

1942- World War II -Soviet leader Joseph Stalin issues Order No. 227 in response to alarming Nazi Germany|German advances into the Soviet Union. Under the order all those who retreat or otherwise leave their positions without orders to do so are to be tried in a military court, with punishments including duty in a penal battalion, imprisonment in a gulag, or execution.

1945-A U.S. Army North American B-25 Mitchell|B-25 -bomber B-25 Empire State Building crash|crashes into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building killing 14 and injuring 26.

1948-The Metropolitan Police Service|Metropolitan Police -Flying Squad foils a Precious metal#Bullion|bullion robbery in the "Battle of London Airport".

1955-The Union Mundial pro Interlingua -is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours|Tours, France.

1957-Heavy rain and a mudslide in Isahaya, Nagasaki|Isahaya -western Kyushu|Kyushu, Japan, kills 992.

1965- Vietnam War -U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces his order to increase the number of United States troops in South Vietnam from 75,000 to 125,000.

1973- Summer Jam at Watkins Glen -Nearly 600,000 people attend a rock festival at the Watkins Glen International Raceway.

1974- Spetsgruppa A -Russia's elite special force, was formed.

1976-The 1976 Tangshan earthquake|Tangshan earthquake -measuring between 7.8 and 8.2 moment magnitude scale|moment magnitude flattens Tangshan in the People's Republic of China, killing 242,769 and injuring 164,851.

1993- Andorra -joins the United Nations.

1996-The remains of a Prehistory|prehistoric -man are discovered near Kennewick, Washington. Such remains will be known as the Kennewick Man.

2001-Australian Ian Thorpe -becomes the first swimmer to win six gold medals at a single World Championships.

2005-The Provisional Irish Republican Army -calls an end to its thirty year long armed campaign in Northern Ireland.

2008-The historic Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare|Grand Pier -in Weston-super-Mare burns down for the second time in 80 years.

Famous Birthdays


1347- Margaret of Durazzo -(d. 1412)

1643- Antonio Tarsia (composer)|Antonio Tarsia -Slovenian composer (d. 1722)

1635- Robert Hooke -English physicist and chemist (d. 1703)

1659- Charles Ancillon -French jurist and diplomat (d. 1715)

1746- Thomas Heyward, Jr. -American politician (d. 1809)

1750- Fabre d'Églantine -French actor, playwright, and politician (d. 1794)

1796- Ignaz Bösendorfer -Austrian businessman, founded the Bösendorfer|Bösendorfer Company (d. 1859)

1804- Ludwig Feuerbach -German anthropologist and philosopher (d. 1872)

1815- Stefan Dunjov -Bulgarian colonel (d. 1889)

1844- Gerard Manley Hopkins -English priest and poet (d. 1889)

1857- Ballington Booth -English-American activist, co-founded Volunteers of America (d. 1940)

1860- Elias M. Ammons -American politician, 19th Governor of Colorado (d. 1925)

1860- Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia -(d. 1922)

1863- Huseyn Khan Nakhchivanski -Russian general (d. 1919)

1866- Beatrix Potter -English author and illustrator (d. 1943)

1866- Albertson Van Zo Post -American fencer (d. 1938)

1867- Charles Dillon Perrine -American-Argentinian astronomer (d. 1951)

1872- Albert Sarraut -French politician, 106th Prime Minister of France (d. 1962)

1874- Ernst Cassirer -Polish-American philosopher and academic (d. 1945)

1879- Lucy Burns -American activist, co-founded the National Woman's Party (d. 1966)

1879- Stefan Filipkiewicz -Polish painter (d. 1944)

1887- Marcel Duchamp -French-American painter and sculptor (d. 1968)

1887- Willard Price -Canadian-American journalist and author (d. 1983)

1891- Ron Oxenham -Australian cricketer (d. 1939)

1892- K. Kanagaratnam -Sri Lankan civil servant and politician (d. 1952)

1893- Rued Langgaard -Danish organist and composer (d. 1952)

1896- Barbara La Marr -American actress and screenwriter (d. 1926)

1898- Lawrence Gray -American actor and singer (d. 1970)

1900- Catherine Dale Owen -American actress (d. 1965)

1901- Freddie Fitzsimmons -American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1979)

1901- Rudy Vallée -American singer, actor, and saxophonist (d. 1986)

1902- Karl Popper -Austrian-English philosopher and academic (d. 1994)

1907- Earl Tupper -American inventor and businessman, founded Tupperware Brands (d. 1983)

1909- Malcolm Lowry -English author and poet (d. 1957)

1909- Aenne Burda -German publisher (d. 2005)

1914- Carmen Dragon -American conductor and composer (d. 1984)

1915- Charles Hard Townes -American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate

1916- David Brown (producer)|David Brown -American journalist and producer (d. 2010)

1920- Andrew V. McLaglen -English-American director and producer (d. 2014)

1922- Jacques Piccard -Belgian-Swiss oceanographer and engineer (d. 2008)

1923- Ray Ellis -American conductor and producer (d. 2008)

1924- C. T. Vivian -American minister, author, and activist

1925- Baruch Samuel Blumberg -American physician and academic, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2011)

1926- Charlie Biddle -American-Canadian bassist (d. 2003)

1927- John Ashbery -American poet and academic

1929- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis -American journalist, 37th List of First Ladies of the United States|First Lady of the United States (d. 1994)

1930- Firoza Begum (singer)|Firoza Begum -Bangladeshi singer (d. 2014)

1930- Junior Kimbrough -American singer and guitarist (d. 1998)

1930- Jean Roba -Belgian author and illustrator (d. 2006)

1930- Ramsey Muir Withers -Canadian general

1931- Alan Brownjohn -English poet and author

1931- Johnny Martin (cricketer)|Johnny Martin -Australian cricketer (d. 1992)

1932- Natalie Babbitt -American author and illustrator

1933- Charlie Hodge (ice hockey)|Charlie Hodge -Canadian ice hockey player and scout

1934- Jacques d'Amboise (dancer)|Jacques d'Amboise -American dancer and choreographer

1934- Lau Kar-leung -Chinese actor, martial artist, and director (d. 2013)

1935- Simon Dee -English talk show host (d. 2009)

1935- Neil McKendrick -English historian and academic

1936- Russ Jackson -Canadian football player and coach

1936- Garfield Sobers -Barbadian cricketer

1937- Francis Veber -French director and screenwriter

1938- Luis Aragonés -Spanish footballer, coach, and manager (d. 2014)

1938- Alberto Fujimori -Peruvian politician, 90th President of Peru

1938- Chuan Leekpai -Thai politician, 20th Prime Minister of Thailand

1938- Ian McCaskill -Scottish meteorologist

1939- Richard Johns -English air marshal

1940- Philip Proctor -American voice actor and screenwriter

1941- Peter Cullen -Canadian voice actor and singer

1941- Riccardo Muti -Italian conductor

1941- Susan Roces -Filipino actress and producer

1942- Marty Brennaman -American sportscaster

1942- Tonia Marketaki -Greek director and screenwriter (d. 1994)

1943- Mike Bloomfield -American guitarist and songwriter (The Electric Flag) (d. 1981)

1943- Bill Bradley -American basketball player and politician

1943- Richard Wright (musician)|Richard Wright -English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Pink Floyd) (d. 2008)

1945- Jim Davis (cartoonist)|Jim Davis -American cartoonist, created ''Garfield''

1946- Jonathan Edwards (musician)|Jonathan Edwards -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1946- Linda Kelsey -American actress

1946- Fahmida Riaz -Pakistani poet and activist

1947- Sally Struthers -American actress and singer

1948- Gerald Casale -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and director (Devo and Jihad Jerry & the Evildoers)

1948- Georgia Engel -American actress

1948- Eiichi Ohtaki -Japanese singer-songwriter and producer (Happy End (band)|Happy End) (d. 2013)

1949- Vida Blue -American baseball player and sportscaster

1949- Peter Doyle (singer)|Peter Doyle -Australian singer and guitarist (The New Seekers) (d. 2001)

1949- Steve Peregrin Took -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (T. Rex (band)|Tyrannosaurus Rex, Pink Fairies, Shagrat (band)|Shagrat, Steve Took's Horns) (d. 1980)

1949- Randall Wallace -American screenwriter and producer

1949- Simon Kirke -English drummer (Bad Company and Free (band)|Free)

1950- Shahyar Ghanbari -Iranian singer-songwriter

1951- Santiago Calatrava -Spanish architect and engineer, designed the Athens Olympic Sports Complex

1951- Doug Collins (basketball)|Doug Collins -American basketball player and coach

1951- Barbara Stocking -English civil servant and academic

1951- Anthony A. Williams -American lawyer and politician, 5th Mayor of the District of Columbia

1952- Vajiralongkorn -Thai prince

1952- Glenn A. Baker -Australian journalist and author

1953- Don Black (white nationalist)|Don Black -American white supremacist

1954- Bruce Abbott -American actor

1954- Hugo Chávez -Venezuelan colonel and politician, President of Venezuela (d. 2013)

1954- Gerd Faltings -German mathematician and academic

1954- Steve Morse -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Dixie Dregs, Deep Purple, Living Loud, Angelfire (band)|Angelfire, Kansas (band)|Kansas, and Flying Colors (band)|Flying Colors)

1954- Mikey Sheehy -Irish footballer

1955- Nikolay Zimyatov -Russian skier

1956- John Feinstein -American journalist and author

1956- Robert Swan -English explorer

1958- Terry Fox -Canadian runner and activist (d. 1981)

1958- Michael Hitchcock -American actor, producer, and screenwriter

1959- Lorraine Fullbrook -Scottish politician

1959- William T. Vollmann -American journalist and author

1960- Luiz Fernando Carvalho -Brazilian director, producer, and screenwriter

1960- Jon J. Muth -American author and illustrator

1960- Yōichi Takahashi -Japanese illustrator

1961- Yannick Dalmas -French race car driver

1961- Aleksandr Kurlovich -Belarusian weightlifter

1961- Harlem Yu -Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actor

1962- Rachel Sweet -American actress, singer, producer, and screenwriter

1963- Beverley Craven -Sri Lankan-English singer-songwriter and pianist

1963- Michael Ruhlman -American author

1964- Lori Loughlin -American actress, producer, and screenwriter

1965- Priscilla Chan -Hong Kong singer

1965- Delfeayo Marsalis -American trombonist and producer

1966- Paul Loughlin -English rugby player

1966- Shikao Suga -Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist

1967- Taka Hirose -Japanese bass player (Feeder)

1969- Alexis Arquette -American actress

1969- Jón Arnar Magnússon -Icelandic decathlete

1969- Garth Snow -American ice hockey player and manager

1969- Dana White -American businessman

1970- Michael Amott -Swedish guitarist and songwriter (Arch Enemy, Spiritual Beggars, Candlemass, Carcass (band)|Carcass, and Carnage (band)|Carnage)

1970- Isabelle Brasseur -Canadian figure skater

1970- Paul Strang -Zimbabwean cricketer and coach

1971- Stephen Lynch (musician)|Stephen Lynch -American singer-songwriter and actor

1971- Annie Perreault -Canadian speed skater

1971- Jeffrey S. Williams -American journalist and author

1972- Elizabeth Berkley -American actress

1972- Robert Chapman (cricketer)|Robert Chapman -English cricketer

1972- Yeom Jeong-ah -South Korean actress

1972- Ayesha Jhulka -Indian actress

1972- Ed Templeton -American skateboarder

1973- Marc Dupré -Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1973- Steve Staios -Canadian ice hockey player

1974- Afroman -American rapper

1974- Justin Lee Collins -English comedian, actor, and author

1975- Leonor Watling -Spanish actress and singer (Marlango)

1976- Jacoby Shaddix -American singer-songwriter (Papa Roach and Fight the Sky)

1977- Aki Berg -Finnish ice hockey player

1977- Gabriel Diggs -American DJ and producer

1977- Manu Ginóbili -Argentinian basketball player

1977- Dexter Jackson (safety)|Dexter Jackson -American football player and sportscaster

1977- Chris Samuels -American football player and coach

1978- Jacob Oram -New Zealand cricketer

1978- Julian Peterson -American football player

1978- Hitomi Yaida -Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist

1979- Henrik Hansen (footballer)|Henrik Hansen -Danish footballer

1979- Birgitta Haukdal -Icelandic singer-songwriter and producer (Írafár)

1979- Stefanie Küster -Paraguayan-German model, actress, and dancer

1979- Lee Min-woo -South Korean singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (Shinhwa)

1979- James Piotr Montague -English journalist and author

1979- Alena Popchanka -French swimmer

1980- Darina -Mexican singer-songwriter

1980- Stephen Christian -American singer-songwriter (Anberlin and Anchor & Braille)

1980- Leo Houlding -English rock climber

1980- Harumi Nemoto -Japanese model

1980- Noel Sullivan -Welsh singer and actor (Hear'Say)

1980- Anthony Weaver -American football player

1981- Nancy Alexiadi -Greek singer

1981- Billy Aaron Brown -American actor

1981- Michael Carrick -English footballer

1981- Dave Rosin -Canadian guitarist and singer (Hedley (band)|Hedley)

1981- Jo In-sung -South Korean actor

1981- Bi Wenjing -Chinese gymnast

1981- Cole Williams -American actor

1982- Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir -Icelandic singer and actress

1982- Tom Pelphrey -American actor

1983- Dhanush -Indian actor and singer

1983- Cody Hay -Canadian figure skater

1983- Olavi Uusivirta -Finnish singer-songwriter and actor

1984- Leah Luv -American porn actress and director

1984- Zach Parise -American ice hockey player

1984- DeMeco Ryans -American football player

1984- John David Washington -American football player, actor, and producer

1985- Mathieu Debuchy -French footballer

1985- Dustin Milligan -Canadian actor

1985- Darren Murphy -Irish footballer

1985- Sharifah Sofia -English-Malaysian actress

1986- Alexandra Chando -American actress

1986- Lauri Korpikoski -Finnish ice hockey player

1986- Huma Qureshi (actress)|Huma Qureshi -Indian actress

1987- Sumire (model)|Sumire -Japanese model (d. 2009)

1987- Yasser Corona -Mexican footballer

1987- Pedro Rodríguez Ledesma -Spanish footballer

1987- John Stevens (singer)|John Stevens -American singer

1987- Yevhen Khacheridi -Ukrainian-Greek footballer

1988- Ayla Brown -American basketball player and singer

1988- Greg Hardy -American football player

1988- Gunnar Nelson (fighter)|Gunnar Nelson -Icelandic mixed martial artist

1988- Natasha Nice -French-American porn actress

1988- Nick Santino (musician)|Nick Santino -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (A Rocket to the Moon)

1989- Felipe Kitadai -Brazilian martial artist

1990- Soulja Boy -American rapper, producer, and actor

1990- Simone Pizzuti -Italian footballer

1990- Shana Swash -English actress

1993- Harry Kane (footballer)|Harry Kane -English footballer

1993- Cher Lloyd -English singer-songwriter

1993- Hannah Lochner -Canadian actress

1995- Ben Watton -English actor

2000- Emily Hahn (actress)|Emily Hahn -American actress

History of Deaths


450- Theodosius II -Roman emperor (b. 401)

1057- Pope Victor II -(b. 1018)

1128- William Clito -English son of Sybilla of Conversano (b. 1102)

1230- Leopold VI, Duke of Austria -(b. 1176)

1527- Rodrigo de Bastidas -Spanish explorer, founded the city of Santa Marta (b. 1460)

1540- Thomas Cromwell -English lawyer and politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (b. 1495)

1631- Guillén de Castro y Bellvis -Spanish playwright (b. 1569)

1655- Cyrano de Bergerac -French poet and playwright (b. 1619)

1667- Abraham Cowley -English poet (b. 1618)

1675- Bulstrode Whitelocke -English lawyer and politician (b. 1605)

1685- Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington -English politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department (b. 1618)

1718- Étienne Baluze -French scholar and academic (b. 1630)

1741- Antonio Vivaldi -Italian violinist and composer (b. 1678)

1750- Johann Sebastian Bach -German organist and composer (b. 1685)

1762- George Dodington, 1st Baron Melcombe -English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Somerset (b. 1691)

1794- Maximilien de Robespierre -French lawyer and politician (b. 1758)

1794- Louis Antoine de Saint-Just -French soldier and politician (b. 1767)

1809- Richard Beckett (cricketer)|Richard Beckett -English cricketer and captain (b.1772)

1818- Gaspard Monge -French mathematician and engineer (b. 1746)

1835- Édouard Mortier, duc de Trévise -French general and politician, 15th Prime Minister of France (b. 1768)

1836- Nathan Mayer Rothschild -German-English banker and financier (b. 1777)

1842- Clemens Brentano -German author and poet (b. 1778)

1844- Joseph Bonaparte -French brother of Napoleon (b. 1768)

1849- Charles Albert of Sardinia -(b. 1798)

1869- Jan Evangelista Purkyně -Czech anatomist and physiologist (b. 1787)

1878- George Law Curry -American publisher and politician (b. 1820)

1895- Edward Beecher -American minister and theologian (b. 1803)

1917- Waldemar Tietgens -German rower (b. 1879)

1930- John DeWitt (athlete)|John DeWitt -American hammer thrower (b. 1881)

1930- Allvar Gullstrand -Swedish ophthalmologist and optician, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1862)

1933- Nishinoumi Kajirō III -Japanese sumo wrestler, 30th List of Yokozuna|yokozuna (b. 1890)

1934- Marie Dressler -Canadian-American actress and singer (b. 1868)

1934- Louis Tancred -South African cricketer (b. 1876)

1935- Patriarch Meletius IV of Constantinople -(b. 1871)

1935- John Rahm -American golfer (b. 1854)

1942- Flinders Petrie -English archaeologist and academic (b. 1853)

1957- Edith Abbott -American economist, social worker, and educator (b. 1876)

1957- Isaac Heinemann -German-Israeli scholar and academic (b. 1876)

1965- Edogawa Ranpo -Japanese author and critic (b. 1894)

1965- Attallah Suheimat -Jordanian politician (b. 1875)

1967- Karl W. Richter -American lieutenant and pilot (b. 1942)

1968- Otto Hahn -German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1879)

1969- Ramón Grau -Cuban physician and politician, 6th President of Cuba (b. 1882)

1969- Frank Loesser -American composer (b. 1910)

1971- Lawrence Moore Cosgrave -Canadian colonel and diplomat (b. 1890)

1971- Myril Hoag -American baseball player (b. 1908)

1971- Charles E. Pont -French-American minister and painter (b. 1898)

1972- Helen Traubel -American soprano and actress (b. 1903)

1972- Charu Majumdar -Indian activist (b. 1918)

1979- Don Miller (American football)|Don Miller -American football player and coach (b. 1902)

1979- Charles Shadwell (musician)|Charles Shadwell -English conductor and bandleader (b. 1898)

1981- Stanley Rother -American priest and missionary (b. 1935)

1982- Keith Green -American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1953)

1990- Jill Esmond -English actress (b. 1908)

1992- Sulev Nõmmik -Estonian actor and director (b. 1931)

1996- Roger Tory Peterson -American ornithologist and educator (b. 1908)

1997- Rosalie Crutchley -English actress (b. 1920)

1997- Seni Pramoj -Thai lawyer and politician, 6th Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1905)

1998- Zbigniew Herbert -Polish poet and author (b. 1924)

1998- Lenny McLean -English boxer, actor, and author (b. 1949)

1999- Trygve Haavelmo -Norwegian economist and mathematician, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)

2000- Abraham Pais -Dutch-American physicist and historian (b. 1918)

2001- Ahmed Sofa -Bangladeshi poet, author, and critic (b. 1943)

2002- Archer John Porter Martin -English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1910)

2003- Valerie Goulding -Irish activist and politician (b. 1918)

2004- Francis Crick -English biologist and biophysicist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)

2004- Sam Edwards -American actor (b. 1915)

2004- Eugene Roche -American actor (b. 1928)

2004- Tiziano Terzani -Italian journalist and author (b. 1938)

2006- Patrick Allen -Malawian-English actor (b. 1927)

2006- David Gemmell -English author (b. 1948)

2007- Karl Gotch -Belgian-American wrestler (b. 1924)

2007- Jim LeRoy -American soldier and pilot (b. 1961)

2008- Suzanne Tamim -Lebanese singer (b. 1977)

2009- Reverend Ike -American minister (b. 1935)

2009- Jim Johnson (American football)|Jim Johnson -American football player and coach (b. 1941)

2010- Ivy Bean -English centenarian (b. 1905)

2010- George P. Lee -American religious leader (b. 1943)

2011- Abdul Fatah Younis -Libyan general (b. 1944)

2012- Adam Cullen -Australian painter (b. 1965)

2012- Colin Horsley -New Zealand-English pianist and educator (b. 1920)

2012- Carol Kendall -American author (b. 1917)

2012- Sepp Mayerl -Austrian mountaineer (b. 1937)

2012- William F. Milliken, Jr. -American race car driver and engineer (b. 1911)

2012- Ruth Mott -English chef and author (b. 1917)

2012- David Thomas (cricketer, born 1959)|David Thomas -English cricketer (b. 1959)

2013- Mustafa Adrisi -Ugandan general and politician, 3rd Vice President of Uganda (b. 1922)

2013- Eileen Brennan -American actress and singer (b. 1932)

2013- Frank Castillo -American baseball player and coach (b. 1969)

2013- Graham Murray -Australian rugby player and coach (b. 1955)

2013- Rita Reys -Dutch singer (b. 1924)

2013- George Scott (first baseman)|George Scott -American baseball player (b. 1944)

2013- William Scranton -American captain and politician, 13th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (b. 1917)

2013- Ersilio Tonini -Italian cardinal (b. 1914)

2014- Margot Adler -American journalist and author (b. 1946)

2014- Alex Forbes -Scottish footballer and manager (b. 1925)

2014- Torrin Lawrence -American sprinter (b. 1989)

2014- Alakbar Mammadov -Azerbaijani footballer and manager (b. 1930)

2014- James Shigeta -American actor and singer (b. 1929)

2014- Theodore Van Kirk -American soldier, pilot, and navigator (b. 1921)

2014- Monty M. Wyche -American soldier, lawyer, and judge (b. 1926)