This Day in History

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

Events History


1381- Peasants' Revolt -in Kingdom of England|England, rebels arrive at Blackheath, London|Blackheath.

1418-An insurrection delivers Paris -to the Burgundian (party)|Burgundians.

1429- Hundred Years' War -Joan of Arc leads the France|French army in their capture of the city and the English commander, William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk in the second day of the Battle of Jargeau.

1550-The city of Helsinki -Finland (belonging to Sweden at the time) is founded by King Gustav I of Sweden.

1560- Battle of Okehazama -Oda Nobunaga defeats Imagawa Yoshimoto.

1653- First Anglo-Dutch War -the Battle of the Gabbard begins and lasts until June 13.

1665-England installs a municipal government in New York City -(the former Netherlands|Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam).

1758- French and Indian War -Siege of Louisbourg (1758)|Siege of Louisbourg

1775- American Revolution -British Army|British general Thomas Gage declares martial law in Massachusetts Colony|Massachusetts. The Great Britain|British offer a pardon to all colonists who lay down their arms. There would be only two exceptions to the amnesty: Samuel Adams and John Hancock, if captured, were to be hanged.

1776-The Virginia Declaration of Rights -is adopted.

1798- Irish Rebellion of 1798 -Battle of Ballynahinch.

1860-The State Bank of the Russian Empire -is established.

1864- American Civil War -Overland Campaign: Battle of Cold Harbor

1889-Eighty are killed in the Armagh rail disaster -near Armagh in what is now Northern Ireland.

1898- Philippine Declaration of Independence -General Emilio Aguinaldo declares the Philippines' independence from Spain.

1899- New Richmond Tornado -the eighth deadliest tornado in U.S. history kills 117 people and injures around 200.

1922-At Windsor Castle -George V of the United Kingdom|King George V receives the colour (flag)|colours of the six Ireland|Irish regiments that are to be disbanded

1939-Shooting begins on Paramount Pictures -''Dr. Cyclops'', the first horror film photographed in Technicolor#Three-strip Technicolor|three-strip Technicolor.

1939-The Baseball Hall of Fame -opens in Cooperstown, New York.

1940- World War II -Thirteen thousand United Kingdom|British and French troops surrender to Major General Erwin Rommel at Saint-Valery-en-Caux.

1942- Anne Frank -receives a diary for her thirteenth birthday.

1943-Holocaust: Nazi Germany|Germany -liquidates the Jewish quarter (diaspora)|Jewish Ghetto in Brzeżany, Poland (now Berezhany, Ukraine). Around 1,180 Jews are led to the city's old Jewish graveyard and shot.

1944-American paratroopers -of the 101st Airborne Division Battle of Carentan|secure the town of Carentan.

1954- Pope Pius XII -canonization|canonises Dominic Savio, who was 14 years old at the time of his death, as a saint, making him the youngest unmartyred saint in the Roman Catholic Church.

1963- African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)|Civil rights -leader Medgar Evers is murdered in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi by Ku Klux Klan member Byron De La Beckwith.

1964-Anti- apartheid -activist and African National Congress|ANC leader Nelson Mandela is Nelson Mandela#Arrest and Rivonia trial|sentenced to life in prison for sabotage in South Africa.

1967-The Supreme Court of the United States|United States Supreme Court -in ''Loving v. Virginia'' declares all U.S. state laws which prohibit interracial marriage to be Constitutionality|unconstitutional.

1967- Venera program -Venera 4 is launched (it will become the first space probe to enter another planet's atmosphere and successfully return data).

1972-The fast food restaurant chain Popeyes -is founded in Arabi, Louisiana.

1978- David Berkowitz -the "Son of Sam" killer in New York City, is sentenced to 365 years in prison for six killings.

1979- Bryan Allen (cyclist)|Bryan Allen -wins the second Kremer prize for a man powered flight across the English Channel in the Gossamer Albatross.

1987-The Central African Republic -s former Emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa is sentenced to death for crimes he had committed during his 13-year rule.

1987- Cold War -At the Brandenburg Gate President of the United States|U.S. President Ronald Reagan publicly challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down this wall!|tear down the Berlin Wall.

1990- Russia Day -The parliament of the Russia|Russian Federation formally declares its sovereignty.

1991-Russians elect Boris Yeltsin -as the president of the republic.

1991- 1991 Kokkadichcholai massacre -the Sri Lankan Army massacres 152 minority Tamil people|Tamil civilians in the village Kokkadichcholai near the eastern province town of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.

1993-An election takes place in Nigeria which and is later annulled by the military Government led by Ibrahim Babangida -

1994- Nicole Brown Simpson -and Ronald Goldman are murdered outside her home in Los Angeles, California. O.J. Simpson is later acquitted of the killings, but is held liable in wrongful death claim|wrongful death civil suit.

1994-The Boeing 777 -the world's largest twinjet, makes its first flight.

1996-In Philadelphia -a panel of federal judges blocks a law against indecency on the internet.

1997-Queen Elizabeth II -reopens the Globe Theatre in London.

1999- Kosovo War -Operation Joint Guardian begins when a NATO-led United Nations peacekeeping force (KFor) enters the province of Kosovo in Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

2009-A disputed Iranian presidential election, 2009|presidential election -in Iran leads to wide ranging 2009 Iranian election protests|protests in Iran and around the world.

Famous Birthdays


1107- Emperor Gaozong of Song -(d. 1187)

1519- Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany -(d. 1574)

1577- Paul Guldin -Swiss astronomer and mathematician (d. 1643)

1771- Patrick Gass -American sergeant (d. 1870)

1775- Karl Freiherr von Müffling -Prussian field marshal (d. 1851)

1777- Robert Clark (U.S. politician)|Robert Clark -American politician (d. 1837)

1795- John Marston (sailor)|John Marston -American sailor (d. 1885)

1802- Harriet Martineau -English sociologist and author (d. 1876)

1806- John A. Roebling -German-American engineer, designed the Brooklyn Bridge (d. 1869)

1812- Edmond Hébert -French geologist and academic (d. 1890)

1819- Charles Kingsley -English priest, historian, and author (d. 1875)

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

1841- Watson Fothergill -English architect, designed the Woodborough Road Baptist Church (d. 1928)

1851- Oliver Lodge -English physicist and academic (d. 1940)

1858- Harry Johnston -English botanist and explorer (d. 1927)

1858- Henry Scott Tuke -English painter and photographer (d. 1929)

1861- William Attewell -English cricketer and umpire (d. 1927)

1864- Frank Chapman (ornithologist)|Frank Chapman -American ornithologist (d. 1945)

1877- Thomas C. Hart -American admiral and politician (d. 1971)

1875- Sam De Grasse -Canadian-American actor (d. 1953)

1883- Fernand Gonder -French pole vaulter (d. 1969)

1888- Zygmunt Janiszewski -Polish mathematician (d. 1920)

1890- Egon Schiele -Austrian painter (d. 1918)

1892- Djuna Barnes -American author (d. 1982)

1892- Apostolos Grozos -Greek politician (d. 1981)

1897- Anthony Eden -English soldier and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1977)

1899- Fritz Albert Lipmann -German-American biochemist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1986)

1899- Weegee -Ukrainian-American photographer (d. 1968)

1902- Hendrik Elias -Belgian politician, List of mayors of Ghent|Mayor of Ghent (d. 1973)

1903- Emmett Hardy -American cornet player (New Orleans Rhythm Kings) (d. 1925)

1905- Ray Barbuti -American sprinter and football player (d. 1988)

1906- Sandro Penna -Italian poet (d. 1977)

1908- Alphonse Ouimet -Canadian broadcaster (d. 1988)

1908- Marina Semyonova -Russian ballerina (d. 2010)

1908- Otto Skorzeny -German SS officer (d. 1975)

1910- Bill Naughton -Irish-English playwright and author (d. 1992)

1912- Bill Cowley -Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1993)

1912- Carl Hovland -American psychologist (d. 1961)

1913- Jean Victor Allard -Canadian general (d. 1996)

1913- Desmond Piers -Canadian admiral (d. 2005)

1914- William Lundigan -American actor (d. 1975)

1914- Go Seigen -Japanese Go (game)|Go player

1915- Priscilla Lane -American actress and singer (d. 1995)

1915- Christopher Mayhew -English soldier and politician (d. 1997)

1915- David Rockefeller -American banker and businessman

1916- Irwin Allen -American director and producer (d. 1991)

1916- Raúl Héctor Castro -Mexican-American politician and diplomat, 14th Governor of Arizona

1918- Samuel Z. Arkoff -American film producer (d. 2001)

1918- Christie Jayaratnam Eliezer -Sri Lankan-Australian mathematician and academic (d. 2001)

1919- Uta Hagen -German-American actress (d. 2004)

1920- Dave Berg (cartoonist)|Dave Berg -American cartoonist (d. 2002)

1920- Peter Jones (actor)|Peter Jones -English actor and screenwriter (d. 2000)

1920- Jim Siedow -American actor (d. 2003)

1921- Luis García Berlanga -Spanish director and screenwriter (d. 2010)

1921- Christopher Derrick -English author (d. 2007)

1921- James Archibald Houston -Canadian author and illustrator (d. 2005)

1922- Margherita Hack -Italian astrophysicist and author (d. 2013)

1923- Monty Westmore -American make-up artist (d. 2007)

1924- George H. W. Bush -American lieutenant and politician, 41st President of the United States

1924- Grete Dollitz -German-American guitarist and radio host (d. 2013)

1925- Jaime Montestrela -Portuguese psychiatrist, author, and poet (d. 1975)

1928- Vic Damone -American singer-songwriter and actor

1928- Petros Molyviatis -Greek politician, Minister for Foreign Affairs (Greece)|Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs

1928- Richard M. Sherman -American composer and songwriter

1929- Brigid Brophy -English author and critic (d. 1995)

1929- Anne Frank -German-Dutch author and holocaust victim (d. 1945)

1929- Jameel Jalibi -Pakistani linguist and scholar

1929- John McCluskey, Baron McCluskey -Scottish lawyer, judge, and politician, Solicitor General for Scotland

1930- Donald Byrne -American chess player (d. 1976)

1930- Jim Nabors -American actor and singer

1930- Innes Ireland -Scottish race car driver and engineer (d. 1993)

1931- Trevanian -American author and scholar (d. 2005)

1931- Rona Jaffe -American author (d. 2005)

1932- Mimi Coertse -South African soprano

1932- Mamo Wolde -Ethiopian runner (d. 2002)

1933- Eddie Adams (photographer)|Eddie Adams -American photographer (d. 2004)

1934- John A. Alonzo -American actor and cinematographer (d. 2001)

1934- Nicole Berger -French actress (d. 1967)

1934- Kevin Billington -English director and producer

1935- Paul Kennedy (English judge)|Paul Kennedy -English judge

1937- Vladimir Arnold -Russian-French mathematician and academic (d. 2010)

1937- Klaus Basikow -German footballer and manager

1937- Antal Festetics -Hungarian-Austrian biologist and zoologist

1938- Anne Cowdrey, 14th Lady Herries of Terregles -Scottish horse trainer

1938- Tom Oliver -English-Australian actor

1938- Ian Partridge -English tenor

1939- Frank McCloskey -American sergeant and politician (d. 2003)

1940- Jacques Brassard -Canadian educator and politician

1941- Marv Albert -American sportscaster

1941- Chick Corea -American pianist and composer (Chick Corea Elektric Band, Return to Forever, and Five Peace Band)

1941- Roy Harper -English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

1941- Reg Presley -English singer-songwriter (The Troggs) (d. 2013)

1941- Lucille Roybal-Allard -American politician

1942- Len Barry -American singer-songwriter and producer (The Dovells)

1942- Bert Sakmann -German physiologist and biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate

1945- Pat Jennings -Irish footballer and coach

1946- Michel Bergeron (hockey coach)|Michel Bergeron -Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1946- Bobby Gould -English footballer and manager

1946- Catherine Bréchignac -French physicist

1947- Ron Freeman -American sprinter

1948- Hans Binder -Austrian race car driver

1948- Lyn Collins -American singer (d. 2005)

1948- Herbert Meyer (footballer)|Herbert Meyer -German footballer

1949- Tarak Ben Ammar -Tunisian film producer

1949- Jens Böhrnsen -German politician, List of German presidents|President of Germany

1949- Roger Aaron Brown -American actor

1949- Ivo Linna -Estonian singer (Apelsin)

1949- Marc Tardif -Canadian ice hockey player

1949- John Wetton -English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (King Crimson, Mogul Thrash, Family (band)|Family, Roxy Music, UK (band)|UK, and Asia (band)|Asia)

1950- Michael Fabricant -English politician

1950- Sonia Manzano -American actress and singer

1951- Bun E. Carlos -American drummer (Cheap Trick and Tinted Windows (band)|Tinted Windows)

1951- Brad Delp -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Boston (band)|Boston RTZ (band)|RTZ, and Beatlejuice) (d. 2007)

1951- Hans Niessl -Austrian politician

1951- Andranik Margaryan -Armenian engineer and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Armenia (d. 2007)

1952- Spencer Abraham -American politician, 10th United States Secretary of Energy

1952- Pete Farndon -English bass player (The Pretenders) (d. 1983)

1952- Oliver Knussen -Scottish composer and conductor

1953- Rocky Burnette -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1953- Timothy Duke -English genealogist

1953- Tess Gerritsen -American physician and author

1953- David Thornton (actor)|David Thornton -American actor

1953- Allan Weiner -American radio host and activist

1954- Neil Oatley -English engineer

1954- Tim Razzall, Baron Razzall -English lawyer and politician

1956- Terry Alderman -Australian cricketer and sportscaster

1957- Timothy Busfield -American actor, director, and producer

1957- Javed Miandad -Pakistani cricketer and coach

1958- Meredith Brooks -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1958- Rebecca Holden -American actress and singer

1958- Rory Sparrow -American basketball player and manager

1959- Jenilee Harrison -American actress

1959- John Linnell -American singer-songwriter and accordion player (They Might Be Giants and The Mundanes)

1959- Scott Thompson (comedian)|Scott Thompson -Canadian actor and screenwriter

1960- Mark Calcavecchia -American golfer

1960- Joe Kopicki -American basketball player

1961- Jim Goad -American author

1961- Julius Kariuki -Kenyan runner

1961- Kira Roessler -American singer and bass player (Black Flag (band)|Black Flag and Dos (band)|Dos)

1962- Paul Clark (keyboardist)|Paul Clark -English keyboard player (The Bolshoi)

1962- John Enos III -American actor

1962- Mark Prisk -English politician

1963- Philippe Bugalski -French race car driver (d. 2012)

1963- Warwick Capper -Australian footballer

1963- Tim DeKay -American actor

1963- Johnny Hotbody -American wrestler

1963- T. B. Joshua -Nigerian minister and television host

1963- Jerry Lynn -American wrestler

1964- Derek Higgins -Irish race car driver

1964- Kent Jones -American journalist

1964- Paula Marshall -American actress

1964- Peter Such -Scottish-English cricketer

1965- Filip Topol -Czech singer-songwriter and pianist (Psí vojáci) (d. 2013)

1965- Gwen Torrence -American sprinter

1965- Cathy Tyson -English actress

1965- Vicky Vette -Norwegian-American porn actress and model

1967- Icíar Bollaín -Spanish actress, director, and screenwriter

1967- Aivar Kuusmaa -Estonian basketball player and coach

1967- Frances O'Connor -Australian actress

1968- Scott Aldred -American baseball player and coach

1968- Manuel Blanc -French actor

1968- Htay Kywe -Burmese activist

1968- Bobby Sheehan (musician)|Bobby Sheehan -American bass player and songwriter (Blues Traveler) (d. 1999)

1969- Zsolt Daczi -Hungarian guitarist (Bikini (Hungarian band)|Bikini) (d. 2007)

1969- Héctor Garza -Mexican wrestler (d. 2013)

1969- Mathieu Schneider -American ice hockey player

1969- Heinz-Christian Strache -Austrian politician

1970- Rick Hoffman -American actor

1970- Gordon Michael Woolvett -Canadian actor

1971- Arman Alizad -Iranian-Finnish tailor and television host

1971- Mark Henry -American weightlifter and wrestler

1971- Ryan Klesko -American baseball player

1971- Jérôme Romain -Dominican-French triple jumper

1972- Bounty Killer -Jamaican rapper and DJ (The Alliance (dancehall)|The Alliance)

1972- Sophie Lawrence -English actress and singer

1972- Finesse Mitchell -American actor

1973- Jason Caffey -American basketball player and coach

1973- Jennifer Jo Cobb -American race car driver

1973- Takis Fyssas -Greek footballer

1973- Mitsuki Saiga -Japanese voice actress

1973- Darryl White -Australian footballer

1974- Hideki Matsui -Japanese baseball player

1974- Jason Mewes -American actor and producer

1974- Kerry Kittles -American basketball player

1975- Bryan Alvarez -American wrestler and publisher

1975- Michael Muhney -American actor

1975- Stephanie Szostak -French-American actress

1976- Antawn Jamison -American basketball player

1976- Thomas Sørensen -Danish footballer

1977- Richard Ayoade -English actor, director, and screenwriter

1977- Wade Redden -Canadian ice hockey player

1977- Kenny Wayne Shepherd -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Rides)

1978- Lewis Moody -English rugby player

1978- Yumiko Shaku -Japanese actress and model

1978- Shiloh Strong -American actor, director, and screenwriter

1979- Robyn -Swedish singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer

1979- Dallas Clark -American football player

1979- Martine Dugrenier -Canadian wrestler

1979- Wil Horneff -American actor

1979- Diego Milito -Argentinian footballer

1979- Earl Watson -American basketball player

1980- Marco Bortolami -Italian rugby player

1980- Jason Dent -American mixed martial artist

1980- Larry Foote -American football player

1980- Ifet Taljević -German footballer

1981- Raitis Grafs -Latvian basketball player

1981- Paul Hasleby -Australian footballer

1981- Jeremy Howard (actor)|Jeremy Howard -American actor

1981- Adriana Lima -Brazilian model and actress

1981- Nora Tschirner -German actress

1982- Ben Blackwell -American drummer (The Dirtbombs)

1982- Diem Brown -American journalist

1982- Jason David -American football player

1982- Loïc Duval -French race car driver

1982- Marko Popović (basketball, born 1982)|Marko Popović -Croatian basketball player

1982- Samantha Tolj -Australian actress

1983- Bryan Habana -South African rugby player

1983- Andy Ologun -Nigerian boxer and actor

1983- Alexander Pipa -German rugby player

1983- Christine Sinclair -Canadian soccer player

1984- James Kwalia -Kenyan-Qatari runner

1984- Andrea Servi -Italian footballer (d. 2013)

1985- Colin Doyle (footballer)|Colin Doyle -Irish footballer

1985- Dave Franco -American actor

1985- Blake Ross -American software developer, co-created Mozilla Firefox

1985- Sam Thaiday -Australian rugby player

1985- Kendra Wilkinson -American model, actress, and author

1985- Chris Young (musician)|Chris Young -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1986- Carla Abellana -Filipino actress

1986- Erik Ainge -American football player

1986- Mario Casas -Spanish actor

1986- Jamie Lee Darley -English-American model

1986- Stanislava Komarova -Russian swimmer

1986- Sergio Rodríguez -Spanish basketball player

1986- Benjamin Schmideg -Australian actor

1987- Seyi Ajirotutu -American football player

1987- Antonio Barragán -Spanish footballer

1987- Abbey Lee Kershaw -Australian model

1987- Kristjan Rand -Estonian ice dancer

1988- Artūrs Bērziņš -Latvian basketball player

1988- Eren Derdiyok -Swiss footballer

1988- Mauricio Isla -Chilean footballer

1988- Dave Melillo -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Anarbor and Cute Is What We Aim For)

1988- Dakota Morton -Canadian actor and radio host

1989- Emma Eliasson -Swedish ice hockey player

1989- Ibrahim Jeilan -Ethiopian runner

1989- Krista K -Filipino-American model, actress, and singer

1990- KevJumba -American actor, producer, and screenwriter

1990- Kevin López -Spanish runner

1990- David Worrall -English footballer

1991- Avisail García -Venezuelan baseball player

1991- James Rodriguez -Colombian soccer player

1992- Allie DiMeco -American actress

1992- Laura Jones (gymnast)|Laura Jones -English gymnast

1992- Ryan Malgarini -American actor

1992- Philippe Coutinho -Brazilian footballer

1993- Junrey Balawing -Filipino dwarf

1996- Anna Margaret -American actress and singer

2001- John Bigelow IV -Filipino-American golfer

2005- Ryzza Mae Dizon -Filipino actress

History of Deaths


816- Pope Leo III -(b. 750)

918- Æthelflæd -Mercian daughter of Alfred the Great (b. 870)

1020- Lyfing (Archbishop of Canterbury)|Lyfing -English archbishop (b. 999)

1036- Tedald (bishop of Arezzo)|Tedald -Italian bishop (b. 990)

1418- Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac -(b. 1360)

1435- John FitzAlan, 14th Earl of Arundel -English commander (b. 1408)

1560- Ii Naomori -Japanese warrior (b. 1506)

1560- Imagawa Yoshimoto -Japanese daimyo (b. 1519)

1565- Adrianus Turnebus -French philologist and scholar (b. 1512)

1567- Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich -English politician, Lord Chancellor|Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1490)

1647- Thomas Farnaby -English scholar and educator (b. 1575)

1675- Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy -(b. 1634)

1734- James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick -French general (b. 1670)

1758- Prince Augustus William of Prussia -(b. 1722)

1772- Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne -French explorer (b. 1724)

1778- Philip Livingston -American merchant and politician (b. 1716)

1816- Pierre Augereau -French general (b. 1757)

1818- Egwale Seyon -Ethiopian emperor

1841- Konstantinos Nikolopoulos (composer)|Konstantinos Nikolopoulos -Greek composer, archeologist, and philologist (b. 1786)

1900- Lucretia Peabody Hale -American journalist and author (b. 1820)

1904- Camille of Renesse-Breidbach -(b. 1836)

1912- Frédéric Passy -French economist, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1822)

1917- Teresa Carreño -Venezuelan-American singer-songwriter, pianist, and conductor (b. 1853)

1932- Theo Heemskerk -Dutch lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1852)

1937- Mikhail Tukhachevsky -Russian marshal (b. 1893)

1957- Jimmy Dorsey -American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (The Dorsey Brothers and The California Ramblers) (b. 1904)

1962- John Ireland (composer)|John Ireland -English composer and educator (b. 1879)

1963- Medgar Evers -American soldier and activist (b. 1925)

1966- Hermann Scherchen -German conductor (b. 1891)

1968- Herbert Read -English poet and critic (b. 1893)

1969- Aleksandr Deyneka -Ukrainian-Russian painter and sculptor (b. 1899)

1976- Gopinath Kaviraj -Indian philosopher and scholar (b. 1887)

1978- Guo Moruo -Chinese historian, author, and poet (b. 1892)

1978- Georg Siimenson -Estonian footballer (b. 1912)

1980- Milburn Stone -American actor (b. 1904)

1980- Billy Butlin -South African-English businessman, founded the Butlins|Butlins Company (b. 1899)

1980- Masayoshi Ōhira -Japanese politician, 68th Prime minister of Japan (b. 1910)

1982- Karl von Frisch -Austrian ethologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886)

1982- Ian McKay -English sergeant, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1953)

1983- Norma Shearer -Canadian-American actress and singer (b. 1902)

1989- Lou Monte -American singer (b. 1917)

1990- Terence O'Neill, Baron O'Neill of the Maine -Irish politician, 4th Prime Minister of Northern Ireland (b. 1914)

1994- Toma Bebić -Dalmatian painter, journalist, and educator (b. 1935)

1994- Nicole Brown Simpson -German-American murder victim (b. 1959)

1994- Christopher Collins -American actor (b. 1949)

1994- Ronald Goldman -American waiter (b. 1968)

1994- Menachem Mendel Schneerson -Russian-French rabbi (b. 1902)

1995- Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli -Italian pianist (b. 1920)

1995- Pierre Russell -American basketball player (b. 1949)

1997- Bulat Okudzhava -Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1924)

1998- Leo Buscaglia -American author and educator (b. 1924)

1998- Theresa Merritt -American actress and singer (b. 1922)

2000- Purushottam Laxman Deshpande -Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1919)

2000- Sandro Rosa do Nascimento -Brazilian criminal (b. 1978)

2002- Bill Blass (designer)|Bill Blass -American fashion designer, founded Bill Blass Limited (b. 1922)

2003- Gregory Peck -American actor (b. 1916)

2005- Scott Young (writer)|Scott Young -Canadian journalist and author (b. 1918)

2006- Anna Lee Aldred -American jockey (b. 1921)

2006- György Ligeti -Romanian-Hungarian composer (b. 1923)

2006- Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet -Canadian businessman and art collector (b. 1923)

2006- Nijiro Tokuda -Japanese super-centenarian (b. 1895)

2007- Don Herbert -American television host and producer (b. 1917)

2008- Miroslav Dvořák (ice hockey)|Miroslav Dvořák -Czech ice hockey player (b. 1951)

2008- Derek Tapscott -Welsh footballer and manager (b. 1932)

2010- Al Williamson -American illustrator (b. 1931)

2011- René Audet -Canadian bishop (b. 1920)

2012- Pahiño -Spanish footballer (b. 1923)

2012- Philip H. Corboy -American lawyer (b. 1925)

2012- Henry Hill -American mobster (b. 1943)

2012- Annie B. Martin -American activist (b. 1920)

2012- Margarete Mitscherlich-Nielsen -German psychoanalyst (b. 1917)

2012- Elinor Ostrom -American economist, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1933)

2012- Frank Walker (Australian politician)|Frank Walker -Australian judge and politician, 41st Attorney General of New South Wales (b. 1942)

2013- Teresita Barajuen -Spanish nun (b. 1908)

2013- Elroy Chester -American murderer (b. 1969)

2013- Soh Hang-suen -Hong Kong actress (b. 1951)

2013- Jiroemon Kimura -Japanese super-centenarian (b. 1897)

2013- Jason Leffler -American race car driver (b. 1975)

2013- Joseph A. Unanue -American sergeant and businessman (b. 1925)

2013- Scott Winkler (ice hockey)|Scott Winkler -Norwegian ice hockey player (b. 1990)

2014- Nabil Hemani -Algerian footballer (b. 1979)

2014- Dan Jacobson -South African-English author and critic (b. 1929)

2014- Carla Laemmle -American actress (b. 1909)

2014- Khagen Mahanta -Indian singer (b. 1942)

2014- Joe Pittman -American baseball player and coach (b. 1954)

2014- Frank Schirrmacher -German journalist (b. 1959)

2014- Jimmy Scott -American singer (b. 1925)