This Day in History

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

Events History

1124- Tyre, Lebanon|Tyre -falls to the Crusaders.

1456-A Retrial of Joan of Arc|retrial verdict -acquits Joan of Arc of Heresy in Christianity|heresy 25 years after her death.

1520-Spanish '' conquistador -s'' defeat a larger Aztec Triple Alliance|Aztec army at the Battle of Otumba.

1534- European colonization of the Americas -first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence|Gulf of St. Lawrence in New Brunswick.

1543-French troops invade Luxembourg -

1575- Raid of the Redeswire -the last major battle between Kingdom of England|England and Kingdom of Scotland|Scotland.

1585-The Treaty of Nemours -abolishes tolerance to Protestantism|Protestants in France.

1770-The Battle of Larga -between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire takes place.

1777- American Revolutionary War -American forces retreating from Fort Ticonderoga are defeated in the Battle of Hubbardton.

1798- Quasi-War -the United States Congress|U.S. Congress rescinds treaties with France sparking the "war".

1807- Napoleonic Wars -the Treaties of Tilsit|Peace of Tilsit between France, Kingdom of Prussia|Prussia and Russia ends the War of the Fourth Coalition.

1834-In New York City, Anti-abolitionist riots (1834)|four nights of rioting -against Abolitionism in the United States|abolitionists began.

1846- Mexican–American War -American troops occupy Monterey, California|Monterey and San Francisco|Yerba Buena, thus beginning the U.S. acquisition of California.

1863-United States begins its first Conscription|military draft -exemptions cost $300.

1865- American Civil War -four conspirators in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln are hanged.

1892- Katipunan -the Revolutionary Philippine Brotherhood is established, contributing to the fall of the Spanish Empire in Asia.

1898- President of the United States|U.S. President -William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States.

1907- Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. -staged his first Ziegfeld Follies|Follies on the roof of the Bowery Theatre|New York Theater in New York City.

1911-The United States, Great Britain, Japan, and Russia sign the North Pacific Fur Seal Convention of 1911 -banning open-water seal hunting, the first international treaty to address wildlife preservation issues.

1915- World War I -end of First Battle of the Isonzo.

1915-An International Railway (New York – Ontario)|International Railway -Tram|trolley with an extreme overload of 157 passengers crashes near Queenston, Ontario, killing 15.

1915-Militia officer Henry Pedris -executed by firing squad at Colombo, Sri Lanka|Ceylon - an act widely regarded as a miscarriage of justice by the British colonial authorities.

1928- Sliced bread -is sold for the first time (on Otto Frederick Rohwedder|the inventor's July 7#Births|48th birthday) by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri.

1930-Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser -begins construction of the Boulder Dam (now known as Hoover Dam).

1937- Second Sino-Japanese War -Marco Polo Bridge Incident|Battle of Lugou Bridge

1941- World War II -U.S. forces land in Iceland, taking over from an earlier British occupation.

1941-World War II: Beirut -is occupied by Free French Forces|Free France and British troops.

1944-World War II: Largest Banzai charge -of the Pacific War at the Battle of Saipan.

1946-Mother Francesca S. Cabrini -becomes the first American to be canonized.

1946- Howard Hughes -nearly dies when his Hughes XF-11|XF-11 reconnaissance aircraft prototype crashes in a Beverly Hills, California|Beverly Hills neighborhood.

1947-The Roswell incident -the (supposed) crash of an Extraterrestrial life|alien spaceship near Roswell, New Mexico|Roswell in New Mexico.

1952-The ocean liner -{{SS|United States}} passes Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly|Bishop Rock on her maiden voyage, breaking the Blue Riband|transatlantic speed record to become the fastest passenger ship in the world.

1953- Che Guevara|Ernesto "Che" Guevara -sets out on a Che Guevara#Guatemala, Arbenz and United Fruit|trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador.

1954- Elvis Presley -makes his radio debut when WHBQ Memphis played his first recording for Sun Records, "That's All Right."

1956- Fritz Moravec -and two other Austrian mountaineers make the first ascent of Gasherbrum II (8,035 m).

1958-U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower -signs the Alaska Statehood Act into Law of the United States|law.

1959- Venus -Occultation|occults the star Regulus. This rare event is used to determine the diameter of Venus and the structure of the Venusian atmosphere.

1963- Buddhist crisis -The police of Ngô Đình Nhu, brother and chief political adviser of President Ngô Đình Diệm, Double Seven Day scuffle|attacked a group of American journalists who were covering a protest.

1978-The Solomon Islands -becomes independent from the United Kingdom

1980-Institution of sharia -in Iran.

1980-During the Lebanese Civil War -83 Tigers Militia|Tiger militants are killed during what will be known as the Safra massacre.

1981- President of the United States|U.S. President -Ronald Reagan appoints Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States.

1983- Cold War -Samantha Smith, a U.S. schoolgirl, flies to the Soviet Union at the invitation of List of leaders of the Soviet Union|Secretary General Yuri Andropov.

1985- Boris Becker -becomes the youngest player ever to win The Championships, Wimbledon|Wimbledon at age 17

1991- Yugoslav Wars -the Brijuni Agreement|Brioni Agreement ends the Ten-Day War|ten-day independence war in Slovenia against the rest of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

1997-The Turkish Armed Forces -withdraw from northern Iraq after Operation Hammer (1997)|assisting the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the Iraqi Kurdish Civil War.

2003- NASA -Opportunity rover, MER-B or Mars Exploration Rover – B, was launched into space aboard a Delta II rocket.

2005-A series of 7 July 2005 London bombings|four explosions -occurs on Transport in London|London's transport system killing 56 people including four suicide bombers and injuring over 700 others.

Famous Birthdays

1053- Emperor Shirakawa -of Japan (d. 1129)

1119- Emperor Sutoku -of Japan (d. 1164)

1207- Elizabeth of Hungary -(d. 1231)

1528- Archduchess Anna of Austria -(d. 1590)

1586- Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel -English courtier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland (d. 1646)

1656- Guru Har Krishan -Indian 8th Sikh Gurus (d. 1664)

1752- Joseph Marie Jacquard -French merchant, invented the Jacquard loom (d. 1834)

1766- Guillaume Philibert Duhesme -French general (d. 1815)

1833- Félicien Rops -Belgian painter and illustrator (d. 1898)

1843- Camillo Golgi -Italian physician and pathologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1926)

1846- Heinrich Rosenthal -Estonian physician and author (d. 1916)

1848- Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves -Brazilian politician, 5th President of Brazil (d. 1919)

1851- Charles Albert Tindley -American minister and composer (d. 1933)

1855- Ludwig Ganghofer -German author and playwright (d. 1920)

1860- Gustav Mahler -Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1911)

1874- Erwin Bumke -Polish-German jurist (d. 1945)

1880- Otto Frederick Rohwedder -American engineer, invented sliced bread (d. 1960)

1884- Lion Feuchtwanger -German author and playwright (d. 1958)

1891- Tadamichi Kuribayashi -Japanese general (d. 1945)

1891- Virginia Rappe -American model and actress (d. 1921)

1893- Herbert Feis -American historian and author (d. 1972)

1893- Miroslav Krleža -Croatian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1981)

1898- Arnold Horween -American football player and coach (d. 1985)

1899- George Cukor -American director (d. 1983)

1900- Earle E. Partridge -American general (d. 1990)

1901- Vittorio De Sica -Italian actor and director (d. 1974)

1901- Sam Katzman -American director and producer (d. 1973)

1901- Eiji Tsuburaya -Japanese cinematographer and producer (d. 1970)

1903- Ralph Tarrant -English super-centenarian (d. 2013)

1902- Ted Radcliffe -American baseball player (d. 2005)

1904- Simone Beck -French chef and author (d. 1991)

1906- William Feller -Croatian-American mathematician and academic (d. 1970)

1906- Anna Marie Hahn -German-American serial killer (d. 1938)

1906- Anton Karas -Austrian zither player and composer (d. 1985)

1906- Satchel Paige -American baseball player (d. 1982)

1907- Robert A. Heinlein -American author and screenwriter (d. 1988)

1908- Revilo P. Oliver -American author and academic (d. 1994)

1910- Doris McCarthy -Canadian painter (d. 2010)

1911- Gretchen Franklin -English actress (d. 2005)

1911- Gian Carlo Menotti -Italian-American composer (d. 2007)

1913- Pinetop Perkins -American singer and pianist (d. 2011)

1915- Margaret Walker -American author and poet (d. 1998)

1917- Fidel Sánchez Hernández -Salvadoran general and politician, President of El Salvador (d. 2003)

1917- Iva Withers -Canadian-American actress and singer (d. 2014)

1919- Hugh East -Baseball pitcher (d. 1981)

1919- Jon Pertwee -English actor (d. 1996)

1921- Ezzard Charles -American boxer (d. 1975)

1921- Adolf von Thadden -German politician (d. 1996)

1922- Alan Armer -American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2010)

1923- Liviu Ciulei -Romanian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2011)

1923- Eduardo Falú -Argentinian guitarist and composer (d. 2013)

1924- Mary Ford -American singer and guitarist (d. 1977)

1924- Eddie Romero -Filipino director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)

1925- Abdul Razak Abdul Hamid -Malaysian academic (d. 2013)

1925- Gely Korzhev -Russian painter (d. 2012)

1925- Wally Phillips -American radio host (d. 2008)

1927- Alan J. Dixon -American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 34th Illinois Secretary of State (d. 2014)

1927- Charlie Louvin -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Louvin Brothers) (d. 2011)

1927- Doc Severinsen -American trumpet player (The Tonight Show Band)

1929- Hasan Abidi -Pakistani journalist and poet (d. 2005)

1930- John Little (footballer)|John Little -Canadian-Scottish footballer

1930- Hamish MacInnes -Scottish mountaineer and author

1930- Theodore Edgar McCarrick -American cardinal

1930- Hank Mobley -American saxophonist and composer (d. 1986)

1931- David Eddings -American author (d. 2009)

1932- T. J. Bass -American physician and author (d. 2011)

1932- Joe Zawinul -Austrian-American keyboard player and composer (Weather Report) (d. 2007)

1933- Murray Halberg -New Zealand runner

1933- David McCullough -American historian and author

1933- Bruce Wells -English boxer and actor (d. 2009)

1936- Egbert Brieskorn -German mathematician and academic (d. 2013)

1936- Christopher Mallaby -English diplomat, British Ambassador to France

1936- Jo Siffert -Swiss race car driver (d. 1971)

1936- Nikos Xilouris -Greek singer-songwriter (d. 1980)

1937- Tung Chee Hwa -Hong Kong businessman and politician, 1st Chief Executive of Hong Kong

1940- Ringo Starr -English singer-songwriter, drummer, and actor (The Beatles, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, and Plastic Ono Band)

1941- Christopher Beeny -English actor

1941- Marco Bollesan -Italian rugby player and coach

1941- Nancy Farmer -American author

1941- Michael Howard -Welsh politician, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

1941- Bill Oddie -English comedian, actor, and singer

1941- Jim Rodford -English bass player (The Kinks, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Zombies, The Kast Off Kinks, and Argent (band)|Argent)

1942- Carmen Duncan -Australian actress

1943- Toto Cutugno -Italian singer-songwriter

1943- Joel Siegel -American journalist and critic (d. 2007)

1944- Tony Jacklin -English golfer and sportscaster

1944- Glenys Kinnock, Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead -English educator and politician, Minister of State for Europe

1944- Emanuel Steward -American boxer and trainer (d. 2012)

1944- Sir David Philip Tweedie -Scottish accountant

1944- Michael Walker, Baron Walker of Aldringham -Zimbabwean-English field marshal

1944- Ian Wilmut -English-Scottish embryologist and academic

1945- Michael Ancram -English lawyer and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

1945- Matti Salminen -Finnish opera singer

1946- Joe Spano -American actor

1947- David Hodo -American singer and actor (Village People)

1947- Víctor Manuel -Spanish singer-songwriter

1947- Howard Rheingold -American author and critic

1947- Felix Standaert -Belgian diplomat

1947- Rob Townsend -English drummer (Family (band)|Family, The Blues Band, The Manfreds, and Axis Point (band)|Axis Point)

1948- Jean LeClerc (actor)|Jean Leclerc -Canadian actor

1948- Alison Wilding -English sculptor

1949- Shelley Duvall -American actress and producer

1949- Bob Stewart (British Army officer)|Bob Stewart -English colonel and politician

1951- Tom Fox (Quaker)|Tom Fox -American activist (d. 2006)

1952- Mando Guerrero -Mexican-American wrestler and stuntman

1954- Pam Bricker -American singer and guitarist (d. 2005)

1954- Sandy Johnson -American model and actress

1954- Rami Fortis -Israeli singer (Minimal Compact)

1955- Len Barker -American baseball player

1957- Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris|Jonathan Dayton -American director and producer

1957- Berry Sakharof -Turkish-Israeli singer-songwriter and guitarist (Minimal Compact)

1958- Alexander Svinin -Russian figure skater and coach

1958- John Vickers -English economist and academic

1959- Billy Campbell -American actor

1959- Jessica Hahn -American model and actress

1959- Kerstin Knabe -German hurdler

1959- Ben Linder -American engineer (d. 1987)

1960- Kevin A. Ford -American colonel and astronaut

1960- Ralph Sampson -American basketball player and coach

1961- Eric Jerome Dickey -American author and poet

1963- Vonda Shepard -American singer-songwriter and actress

1964- Jennifer Gibney -Irish actress

1964- Robert Newman (comedian)|Robert Newman -English comedian, actor, and author

1965- Mo Collins -American actress

1965- Paula Devicq -Canadian actress

1965- Jeremy Guscott -English rugby player and sportscaster

1965- Sam Holbrook -American baseball player and umpire

1965- Jeremy Kyle -English talk show host

1966- Jim Gaffigan -American comedian and actor

1966- Gundula Krause -German-American violinist

1966- Neil Tobin -American magician

1967- Tom Kristensen -Danish race car driver

1967- Jackie Neal -American singer (d. 2005)

1968- Amy Carlson -American actress

1968- Jorja Fox -American actress

1968- Allen Payne -American actor

1968- Jeff VanderMeer -American author and educator

1969- Sylke Otto -German luger

1969- Joe Sakic -Canadian ice hockey player

1969- Nathalie Simard -Canadian singer

1969- Cree Summer -American-Canadian singer-songwriter and actress (Subject to Change (band)|Subject to Change)

1969- Robin Weigert -American actress

1970- Robia LaMorte -American actress and dancer

1970- Wayne McCullough -Irish boxer

1970- Zoë Tyler -English singer and actress

1970- Erik Zabel -German cyclist

1971- Christian Camargo -American actor

1971- Alistair Potts -English rower

1972- Lisa Leslie -American basketball player and actress

1972- Manfred Stohl -Austrian race car driver

1972- Kirsten Vangsness -American actress

1973- Troy Garity -American actor

1973- José Jiménez (baseball)|José Jiménez -Dominican baseball player

1973- Kailash Kher -Indian singer-songwriter and director

1973- Matt Mantei -American baseball player

1973- Tina Paulino -Mozambican runner

1973- Kārlis Skrastiņš -Latvian ice hockey player (d. 2011)

1973- Natsuki Takaya -Japanese illustrator

1974- Patrick Lalime -Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

1974- E.D.I. Mean -American rapper and producer (Outlawz)

1975- Tony Benshoof -American luger

1975- Adam Nelson -American shot putter

1975- Michael Voss -Australian footballer and coach

1976- Natasha Collins -English actress (d. 2008)

1976- Dominic Foley -Irish footballer

1976- Bérénice Bejo -Argentinian-French actress

1976- Vasily Petrenko -Russian conductor

1978- Chris Andersen -American basketball player

1978- Davor Kraljević -Croatian footballer

1979- Carl Breeze -English race car driver

1979- Anastasios Gousis -Greek sprinter

1980- John Buck (baseball)|John Buck -American baseball player

1980- Fyfe Dangerfield -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Guillemots (band)|Guillemots and Senseless Prayer)

1980- Deidre Downs -American model, Miss America 2005

1980- Michelle Kwan -American figure skater

1980- Dan Whitesides -American drummer (The Used and The New Transit Direction)

1981- Mahendra Singh Dhoni -Indian cricketer

1981- Synyster Gates -American guitarist (Avenged Sevenfold and Pinkly Smooth)

1982- Cassidy (rapper)|Cassidy -American rapper, producer, and actor (Larsiny Family)

1982- Mike Glita -American singer-songwriter, bass player, and drummer (Senses Fail and Tokyo Rose (band)|Tokyo Rose)

1982- Nick Karner -American actor and director

1982- Jan Laštůvka -Czech footballer

1982- George Owu -Ghanaian footballer

1983- Justin Davies -Australian footballer

1983- Ciara Newell -Irish singer (Bellefire)

1984- Marie-Mai -Canadian singer

1984- Minas Alozidis -Greek hurdler

1984- Alberto Aquilani -Italian footballer

1984- Mohammad Ashraful -Bangladeshi cricketer

1985- Marc Stein (footballer)|Marc Stein -German footballer

1986- Shweta Pandit -Indian singer-songwriter and actress

1986- Ana Kasparian -American journalist and producer

1986- Udo Schwarz -German rugby player

1987- Julianna Guill -American actress

1987- Lena Ma -Chinese-Canadian model, Miss World Canada|Miss World Canada 2009

1987- Carly Telford -English footballer

1988- Kaci Brown -American singer-songwriter

1988- Lukas Rosenthal -German rugby player

1988- Ilan Rubin -American drummer (Angels & Airwaves, Nine Inch Nails, Lostprophets, Denver Harbor, and Fenix TX)

1988- Jack Whitehall -English comedian and actor

1989- Bii (singer)|Bii -Taiwanese singer

1989- Kim Bum -South Korean actor and singer

1989- Landon Cassill -American race car driver

1989- Miina Kallas -Estonian footballer

1989- Karl-August Tiirmaa -Estonian Nordic combined skier

1990- Lee Addy -Ghanaian footballer

1990- Pascal Stöger -Austrian footballer

1992- Ellina Anissimova -Estonian hammer thrower

1992- Toni Garrn -German model

1994- Timothy Cathcart -Irish race car driver (d. 2014)

1997- Erina Ikuta -Japanese singer and actress (Morning Musume)

1998- Dylan Sprayberry -American Actor

History of Deaths

1304- Pope Benedict XI -(b. 1240)

1307- Edward I of England -(b. 1239)

1537- Madeleine of Valois -(b. 1520)

1572- Sigismund II Augustus -Polish king (b. 1520)

1573- Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola -Italian architect, designed the Church of the Gesu and Villa Farnese (b. 1507)

1593- Mohammed Bagayogo -Malian scholar and academic (b. 1523)

1647- Thomas Hooker -English minister, founded the Colony of Connecticut (b. 1586)

1701- William Stoughton (Massachusetts)|William Stoughton -American judge and politician, Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (b. 1631)

1713- Henry Compton (bishop)|Henry Compton -English bishop (b. 1632)

1718- Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia -(b. 1690)

1730- Olivier Levasseur -French pirate (b. 1690)

1764- William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath -English politician, Secretary at War (b. 1683)

1776- Jeremiah Markland -English scholar and academic (b. 1693)

1790- François Hemsterhuis -Dutch philosopher (b. 1721)

1816- Richard Brinsley Sheridan -Irish playwright and poet (b. 1751)

- George Atzerodt -(b. 1833)

- David Herold -(b. 1842)

- Lewis Powell (conspirator)|Lewis Payne -(b. 1844)

- Mary Surratt -(b. 1823)

1890- Henri Nestlé -German businessman, founded Nestlé (b. 1814)

1901- Johanna Spyri -Swiss author (b. 1827)

1913- Edward Burd Grubb, Jr. -American general (b. 1841)

1922- Cathal Brugha -Irish soldier and politician, 1st President of Dáil Éireann (b. 1874)

1925- Clarence Hudson White -American photographer and educator (b. 1871)

1927- Émile Coste -French fencer (b. 1862)

1927- Gösta Mittag-Leffler -Swedish mathematician and academic (b. 1846)

1930- Arthur Conan Doyle -Scottish physician and author, created Sherlock Holmes (b. 1859)

1932- Alexander Grin -Russian author (b. 1880)

1932- Henry Eyster Jacobs -American theologian and educator (b. 1844)

1937- Nikolajs Švedrēvics -Latvian javelin thrower (b. 1891)

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

1942- Thomas Xenakis -Greek gymnast (b. 1875)

1949- Bunk Johnson -American trumpet player (b. 1879)

1950- Fats Navarro -American trumpet player and composer (b. 1923)

1954- Idabelle Smith Firestone -American composer and songwriter (b. 1874)

1956- Gottfried Benn -German author and poet (b. 1886)

1960- Francis Browne -Irish photographer (b. 1880)

1964- Lillian Copeland -American discus thrower (b. 1904)

1965- Moshe Sharett -Ukrainian-Israeli politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (b. 1894)

1967- Vivien Leigh -Indian-English actress and singer (b. 1913)

1968- Jo Schlesser -French race car driver (b. 1928)

1971- Claude Gauvreau -Canadian poet and playwright (b. 1925)

1971- Ub Iwerks -American animator and director (b. 1901)

1972- Patriarch Athenagoras I of Constantinople -(b. 1886)

1972- Talal of Jordan -(b. 1909)

1973- Max Horkheimer -German philosopher and sociologist (b. 1895)

1973- Veronica Lake -American actress and singer (b. 1919)

1975- Ruffian (horse)|Ruffian -American race horse (b. 1972)

1976- Walter Giesler -American soccer player and referee (b. 1910)

1978- Francisco Mendes -Guinea-Bissau politician, 1st Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau (b. 1933)

1980- Dore Schary -American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1905)

1981- Peace Pilgrim -American mystic and activist (b. 1908)

1984- Carl Boenish -American BASE jumper and cinematographer (b. 1941)

1984- Alexander Fu Sheng -Hong Kong actor (b. 1954)

1984- George Oppen -American poet (b. 1908)

1984- Ricky Kasso -American murderer (b. 1967)

1987- Germaine Thyssens-Valentin -Dutch-French pianist (b. 1902)

1987- Hannelore Schroth -German actress (b. 1922)

1990- Cazuza -Brazilian singer-songwriter (Barão Vermelho) (b. 1958)

1990- Bill Cullen -American game show host (b. 1920)

1993- Mia Zapata -American singer-songwriter (The Gits) (b. 1965)

1994- Carlo Chiti -Italian engineer (b. 1924)

1994- Cameron Mitchell (actor)|Cameron Mitchell -American actor (b. 1918)

1994- Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte -German general (b. 1907)

1998- Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola -Nigerian businessman and politician (b. 1937)

1999- Vikram Batra -Indian captain (b. 1974)

1999- Julie Campbell Tatham -American author (b. 1908)

2000- Kenny Irwin, Jr. -American race car driver (b. 1969)

2001- Fred Neil -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1936)

2003- Izhak Graziani -Bulgarian conductor (b. 1924)

2003- Vlado Kristl -Croatian painter, animator, and director (b. 1923)

2006- Syd Barrett -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Pink Floyd and Stars (British band)|Stars) (b. 1946)

2006- Juan de Ávalos -Spanish sculptor (b. 1911)

2006- John Money -New Zealand-American psychologist and author (b. 1921)

2008- Bruce Conner -American sculptor, painter, and photographer (b. 1933)

2008- Dorian Leigh -American model (b. 1917)

2011- Allan W. Eckert -American historian and author (b. 1931)

2011- Dick Williams -American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1929)

2012- Ronaldo Cunha Lima -Brazilian poet and politician (b. 1936)

2012- Mouss Diouf -Senegalese-French actor (b. 1964)

2012- Dennis Flemion -American drummer (The Frogs (band)|The Frogs) (b. 1955)

2012- Doris Neal -American baseball player (b. 1928)

2012- Jerry Norman -American sinologist and linguist (b. 1936)

2012- Leon Schlumpf -Swiss politician (b. 1927)

2013- Joe Conley -American actor (b. 1928)

2013- MC Daleste -Brazilian rapper (b. 1992)

2013- Artur Hajzer -Polish mountaineer (b. 1962)

2013- Robert Hamerton-Kelly -South African-American pastor, theologian, and author (b. 1938)

2013- Donald J. Irwin -American politician, 32nd Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut (b. 1926)

2013- Ben Pucci -American football player and sportscaster (b. 1925)

2013- Anna Wing -English actress (b. 1914)

2014- Lammtarra -American race horse (b. 1992)

2014- Alfredo Di Stéfano -Argentinian-Spanish footballer and coach (b. 1926)

2014- Lois Johnson -American singer (b. 1942)

2014- Dick Jones (actor)|Dick Jones -American actor and singer (b. 1927)

2014- Eduard Shevardnadze -Georgian general and politician, 2nd President of Georgia (b. 1928)

2014- Bora Todorović -Serbian actor and singer (b. 1930)

2014- Peter Underwood -Australian lawyer and politician, 27th Governor of Tasmania (b. 1937)