This Day in History

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

Events History

1358- Republic of Ragusa|Republic of Dubrovnik -is founded

1497- Cornwall|Cornish -rebels Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London, England.

1556-The thirteen Stratford Martyrs -are burned at the stake near London for their Protestant beliefs.

1743- War of the Austrian Succession -Battle of Dettingen: On the battlefield in Bavaria, George II of Great Britain|George II personally leads troops into battle. The last time that a British monarch would command troops in the field.

1759-General James Wolfe -begins the siege of Quebec.

1760- Cherokee -warriors defeat British Empire|British forces at the Battle of Echoee near present-day Otto, North Carolina during the Anglo-Cherokee War.

1806-British forces take Buenos Aires -during the first British invasions of the Río de la Plata.

1844- Joseph Smith, Jr. -founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are Death of Joseph Smith, Jr.|murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail.

1895-The inaugural run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad -s Royal Blue (train)|''Royal Blue'' from Washington, D.C., to New York City|New York, New York, the first U.S. passenger train to use Railway electrification system|electric locomotives.

1898-The first solo circumnavigation -of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.

1899- A. E. J. Collins -scores 628 runs not out, the highest-ever recorded score in cricket.

1905- Russian battleship Potemkin|Battleship ''Potemkin'' uprising -sailors start a mutiny aboard the battleship ''Potemkin'', denouncing the crimes of autocracy, demanding liberty and an end to war.

1927- Prime Minister of Japan -Tanaka Giichi leads a conference to discuss Empire of Japan|Japan's plans for China; later, a document detailing these plans, the "Tanaka Memorial" is leaked, although it is now considered a forgery.

1941-Romanian governmental forces, allies of Nazi Germany, launch Iaşi pogrom|one of the most violent pogrom -in Jewish history in the city of Iaşi, (Romania), resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews.

1941-German troops capture the city of Białystok -during Operation Barbarossa.

1946-In the Canadian Citizenship Act 1946|Canadian Citizenship Act -the Parliament of Canada establishes the definition of Canadian citizenship.

1950-The United States -decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.

1952-Guatemala passes Decree 900 -ordering the redistribution of uncultivated land.

1954-The Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant -the Soviet Union's first nuclear power station, opens in Obninsk, near Moscow.

1954-The 1954 FIFA World Cup -quarterfinal match between Hungary national football team|Hungary and Brazil national football team|Brazil, highly anticipated to be exciting, instead Battle of Berne|turns violent, with three players ejected and further fighting continuing after the game.

1957- Hurricane Audrey -makes landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border, killing over 400 people, mainly in and around Cameron, Louisiana.

1971-After only three years in business, rock promoter Bill Graham (promoter)|Bill Graham -closes the Fillmore East in New York, New York, the "Church of Rock and Roll".

1973-The President of Uruguay -Juan María Bordaberry dissolves Parliament and establishes a dictatorship.

1974- President of the United States|U.S. -president Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union.

1976- Air France -Operation Entebbe|Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) is hijacked en route to Paris by the Palestine Liberation Organization|PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda.

1977- France -grants independence to Djibouti.

1980- Italy|Italian -Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870 mysteriously explodes in mid air while en route from Bologna to Palermo, killing all 81 on board. Also known in Italy as the Ustica disaster

1981-The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China -issues its "Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of Our Party Since the Founding of the People's Republic of China", laying the blame for the Cultural Revolution on Mao Zedong.

1982-'' Space Shuttle Columbia -' launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4.

1985- U.S. Route 66 -is officially removed from the United States Highway System.

1988- Gare de Lyon rail accident -In Paris a train collides with a stationary train killing 56 people.

1991- Slovenia -after declaring independence two days before is invaded by Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia|Yugoslav troops, tanks, and aircraft starting the Ten-Day War.

2007- Tony Blair -resigns as British Prime Minister, a position he had held since 1997.

2007-The Brazilian Military Police -invades the ''favelas'' of Complexo do Alemão in an episode which is remembered as the Complexo do Alemão massacre.

2008-In a Zimbabwean presidential election, 2008|highly scrutizined election -President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is re-elected in a landslide after his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai had withdrawn a week earlier, citing violence against Movement for Democratic Change – Tsvangirai|his party's supporters.

2013- NASA -launches the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, a space probe to observe the Sun.

Famous Birthdays

1040- Ladislaus I of Hungary -(d. 1095)

1350- Manuel II Palaiologos -Byzantine emperor (d. 1425)

1462- Louis XII of France -(d. 1515)

1550- Charles IX of France -(d. 1574)

1696- William Pepperrell -American merchant and soldier (d. 1759)

1717- Louis-Guillaume Le Monnier -French botanist and physicist (d. 1799)

1805- Napoléon Coste -French guitarist and composer (d. 1883)

1817- Louise von François -German author (d. 1893)

1838- Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay -Indian journalist, author, and poet (d. 1894)

1838- Paul Mauser -German weapon designer, designed the Gewehr 98 (d. 1914)

1846- Charles Stewart Parnell -Irish politician (d. 1891)

1850- Jørgen Pedersen Gram -Danish mathematician (d. 1919)

1850- Lafcadio Hearn -Greek-Japanese author (d. 1904)

1862- May Irwin -Canadian-American actress and singer (d. 1938)

1865- John Monash -Australian engineer and general (d. 1931)

1869- Kate Carew -American illustrator and journalist (d. 1961)

1869- Emma Goldman -Lithuanian-American philosopher and activist (d. 1940)

1869- Hans Spemann -German embryologist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)

1872- Paul Laurence Dunbar -American author, poet, and playwright (d. 1906)

1880- Natalia Brasova -Russian wife of Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (d. 1952)

1880- Helen Keller -American author and activist (d. 1968)

1882- Eduard Spranger -German philosopher and educator (d. 1963)

1884- Gaston Bachelard -French philosopher and poet (d. 1962)

1885- Guilhermina Suggia -Portuguese cellist (d. 1950)

1886- Charlie Macartney -Australian cricketer and soldier (d. 1958)

1888- Lewis Bernstein Namier -Polish-English historian and academic (d. 1960)

1888- Antoinette Perry -American actress and director (d. 1946)

1892- Paul Colin (artist)|Paul Colin -French illustrator (d. 1985)

1899- Juan Trippe -American businessman, founded Pan American World Airways (d. 1981)

1905- Armand Mondou -Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1976)

1906- Catherine Cookson -English author (d. 1998)

1906- Vernon Watkins -Welsh-American poet and painter (d. 1967)

1907- John McIntire -American actor (d. 1991)

1908- João Guimarães Rosa -Brazilian physician and author (d. 1967)

1908- Gene Venzke -American runner (d. 1992)

1909- Billy Curtis -American actor (d. 1988)

1913- Elton Britt -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1972)

1913- Willie Mosconi -American Pool (cue sports)|pool player (d. 1993)

1914- Robert Aickman -English author (d. 1981)

1914- Giorgio Almirante -Italian journalist and politician (d. 1988)

1915- Grace Lee Boggs -American author and activist

1921- Muriel Pavlow -English actress

1923- Jacques Berthier -French organist and composer (d. 1994)

1923- Beth Chatto -English gardener

1923- Elmo Hope -American pianist and composer (d. 1967)

1924- Rosalie Allen -American singer (d. 2003)

1924- Bob Appleyard -English cricketer

1925- Claire Bonenfant -Canadian politician (d. 1996)

1925- Leonard Lerman -American geneticist and biologist (d. 2012)

1925- Doc Pomus -American singer-songwriter (d. 1991)

1926- Don Raleigh -Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2012)

1927- Bob Keeshan -American actor and producer (d. 2004)

1928- James Lincoln Collier -American journalist and author

1928- Rudy Perpich -American dentist and politician, 34th Governor of Minnesota (d. 1995)

1929- Dick the Bruiser -American football player and wrestler (d. 1991)

1929- Peter Maas -American journalist and author (d. 2001)

1930- Tommy Kono -American weightlifter

1930- Ross Perot -American businessman and politician

1931- Charles Bronfman -Canadian-American businessman and philanthropist

1931- Martinus J. G. Veltman -Dutch physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate

1932- Eddie Kasko -American baseball player and manager

1932- Anna Moffo -American soprano and actress (d. 2006)

1932- Magali Noël -French actress and singer

1932- Hugh Wood -English composer

1935- Laurent Terzieff -French actor (d. 2010)

1935- Ramon Zamora -Filipino actor and director (d. 2007)

1936- Lucille Clifton -American author and poet (d. 2010)

1937- Joseph P. Allen -American physicist and astronaut

1937- Otto Herrigel -Namibian lawyer and politician (d. 2013)

1937- Kirkpatrick Sale -American author and scholar

1938- Bruce Babbitt -American lawyer and politician, 47th United States Secretary of the Interior

1938- Kathryn Beaumont -English actress and singer

1938- Tommy Cannon -English comedian, actor, and author

1938- Shirley Anne Field -English actress

1938- David Hope, Baron Hope of Craighead -Scottish lieutenant and judge

1938- Yevgeniy Ivchenko -Ukrainian race walker (d. 1999)

1938- Konrad Kujau -German illustrator (d. 2000)

1939- R. D. Burman -Indian singer-songwriter (d. 1994)

1939- Ivan Doig -American author

1940- Ian Lang, Baron Lang of Monkton -Scottish politician, Secretary of State for Scotland

1941- Bill Baxley -American lawyer and politician, 24th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama

1941- Ian Black (swimmer)|Ian Black -Scottish swimmer

1941- James P. Hogan (writer)|James P. Hogan -English author (d. 2010)

1941- Krzysztof Kieślowski -Polish director and screenwriter (d. 1996)

1942- Bruce Johnston -American singer-songwriter and producer (The Beach Boys and Bruce & Terry)

1942- Frank Mills -Canadian pianist and composer

1942- Jérôme Savary -Argentinian-French actor and director (d. 2013)

1943- Ravi Batra|Raveendra 'Ravi' Batra -Indian-American economist

1943- Kjersti Døvigen -Norwegian-English actress

1943- Rico Petrocelli -American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster

1943- Duncan Robinson -English curator and academic

1944- Angela King (environmentalist)|Angela King -English environmentalist and author, co-founded Common Ground (United Kingdom)|Common Ground

1944- Patrick Sercu -Belgian cyclist

1945- Joey Covington -American drummer (Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna) (d. 2013)

1945- Norma Kamali -American fashion designer

1946- David Marsh (political scientist)|David Marsh -British political scientist

1948- Camile Baudoin -American guitarist (The Radiators (American band)|The Radiators)

1949- Vera Wang -American figure skater and fashion designer

1950- Peter J. Schmitt -American politician (d. 2012)

1951- Anita Diamant -American author

1951- Julia Duffy -American actress

1951- Mary McAleese -Irish politician, 8th President of Ireland

1952- Madan Bhandari -Nepalese politician (d. 1993)

1953- Igor Gräzin -Estonian academic and politician

1953- Alice McDermott -American author and academic

1954- Richard Ibbotson -English admiral

1955- Isabelle Adjani -French actress and singer

1955- Brad Diller -American illustrator

1956- Heiner Dopp -German field hockey player and politician

1956- Brad Childress -American football player and coach

1956- Scott Cunningham -American author (d. 1993)

1956- Ted Haggard -American pastor, founded the Association of Life-Giving Churches

1957- John Bolaris -American meteorologist

1957- Gabriella Dorio -Italian runner

1958- Lisa Germano -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (OP8 and Eels (band)|Eels)

1958- Brian Helicopter -English bass player (The Shapes (UK band)|The Shapes, HellsBelles, and Rogue Male (band)|Rogue Male)

1958- Magnus Lindberg -Finnish pianist and composer

1958- Jeffrey Lee Pierce -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Gun Club) (d. 1996)

1959- Dan Jurgens -American author and illustrator

1959- Lorrie Morgan -American singer

1960- David Cholmondeley, 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley -English director and politician

1960- Craig Hodges -American basketball player and coach

1960- Robert King (conductor)|Robert King -English harpsichord player and conductor

1961- Meera Syal -English actress, singer, and producer

1962- Michael Ball (singer)|Michael Ball -English actor and singer

1962- Tony Leung Chiu-Wai -Hong Kong actor and singer

1962- Sunanda Pushkar -Indian-Canadian businesswoman (d. 2014)

1963- Wendy Alexander -Scottish politician

1963- Johnny Benson, Jr. -American race car driver

1963- Jay Karnes -American actor

1963- Inva Mula -Albanian opera lyric soprano

1963- Igor Kusin -Croatian linguist and author

1963- Paul Roos (Australian rules footballer)|Paul Roos -Australian footballer and coach

1964- Stephan Brenninkmeijer -Dutch director, producer, and screenwriter

1964- Chuck Person -American basketball player and coach

1965- Simon Sebag Montefiore -English journalist, historian, and author

1966- J. J. Abrams -American director, producer, and screenwriter

1966- Jörg Bergen -German footballer and manager

1967- Jeff Conine -American baseball player and sportscaster

1967- Sylvie Fréchette -Canadian swimmer

1967- Vasiliy Kaptyukh -Belarusian discus thrower

1968- Kelly Ayotte -American lawyer and politician

1968- Pascale Bussières -Canadian actress

1969- Viktor Petrenko -Ukrainian figure skater

1969- Draco Rosa -American-Puerto Rican singer-songwriter and producer (Menudo (band)|Menudo and Maggie's Dream)

1970- Ahmed Ahmed -Egyptian-American actor and screenwriter

1970- Régine Cavagnoud -French skier

1970- John Eales -Australian rugby player

1970- Jim Edmonds -American baseball player and sportscaster

1971- Yancey Arias -American actor and producer

1971- Jo Frost -English nanny, television host, and author

1971- Kieren Keke -Nauruan physician and politician

1972- Dawud Wharnsby -Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

1973- George Hincapie -American cyclist

1974- Christian Kane -American singer-songwriter and actor

1974- Christopher O'Neill -English-American businessman

1975- Ace Darling -American wrestler

1975- Bianca Del Rio -American drag queen performer

1975- Sarah Evanetz -Canadian swimmer

1975- Heli Koivula Kruger -Finnish jumper

1975- Tobey Maguire -American actor and producer

1975- Daryle Ward -American baseball player

1976- Johnny Estrada -American baseball player

1976- Leigh Nash -American singer-songwriter (Sixpence None the Richer)

1977- Raúl (footballer)|Raúl -Spanish footballer

1977- Arkadiusz Radomski -Polish footballer

1978- Lolly (singer)|Lolly -English singer and actress

1978- Courtney Ford -American actress

1979- Kim Gyu-ri (actress born June 1979)|Kim Gyu-ri -South Korean actress

1979- Benjamin Speed -Australian singer-songwriter and producer

1979- John Warne -American bass player (Relient K and Ace Troubleshooter)

1980- Hugo Campagnaro -Argentinian footballer

1980- Jennifer Goodridge -American keyboard player (Your Enemies Friends)

1980- Kevin Pietersen -South African-English cricketer

1980- Craig Terrill -American football player

1981- John Driscoll (actor)|John Driscoll -American actor

1981- Andrew Embley -Australian footballer

1983- Alsou Abramova -Russian singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress

1983- Jim Johnson (baseball, born 1983)|Jim Johnson -American baseball player

1983- Dale Steyn -South African cricketer

1983- Evan Taubenfeld -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

1984- Rocío Guirao Díaz -Argentinian model and actress

1984- José Holebas -German-Greek footballer

1984- Martin Hurt -Estonian footballer

1984- Gökhan Inler -Swiss footballer

1984- Khloé Kardashian -American businesswoman, model, and radio host

1984- D. J. King -Canadian ice hockey player

1984- Emma Lahana -New Zealand actress

1984- Julie Ordon -Swiss model and actress

1985- James Hook (rugby union)|James Hook -Welsh rugby player

1985- Svetlana Kuznetsova -Russian tennis player

1985- Nico Rosberg -German race car driver

1986- Drake Bell -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

1986- Evgeniya Belyakova -Russian basketball player

1986- Sam Claflin -English actor

1986- Antoine Dodson -American singer

1986- LaShawn Merritt -American sprinter

1986- Sean Plott -American gamer

1987- India de Beaufort -English actress and singer

1987- Ed Westwick -English actor

1988- Stefani Bismpikou -Greek gymnast

1988- Matthew Spiranovic -Australian footballer

1988- Colin Tilley -American director

1988- Kate Ziegler -American swimmer

1989- Hana Birnerová -Czech tennis player

1989- Matthew Lewis (actor)|Matthew Lewis -English actor

1989- Bruna Tenório -Brazilian model

1990- Aselin Debison -Canadian singer

1990- Campbell Gillies -Scottish jockey (d. 2012)

1990- Taylor Phinney -American cyclist

1991- Madylin Sweeten -American actress

1992- Sohee -South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (Wonder Girls)

1993- Johanna Talihärm -Estonian biathlete

1994- Anita Husarić -Bosnian tennis player

1996- Tanay Chheda -Indian actor and author

1999- Chandler Riggs -American actor

History of Deaths

1162- Odo II, Duke of Burgundy -(b. 1118)

1458- Alfonso V of Aragon -(b. 1396)

1574- Giorgio Vasari -Italian historian, painter, and architect (b. 1511)

1603- Jan Dymitr Solikowski -Polish archbishop (b. 1539)

1627- John Hayward (historian)|John Hayward -English historian, journalist, and politician (b. 1564)

1636- Date Masamune -Japanese strongman (b. 1567)

1655- Eleonora Gonzaga (1598–1655)|Eleonore Gonzaga -Roman wife of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1598)

1672- Roger Twysden -English historian and politician (b. 1597)

1720- Guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu -French poet (b. 1639)

1773- Mentewab -Ethiopian wife of Bakaffa (b. 1706)

1794- Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg -(b. 1711)

1794- Anne d'Arpajon -French noblewoman (b. 1729)

1794- Philippe de Noailles -French general (b. 1715)

1827- Johann Gottfried Eichhorn -German theologian and academic (b. 1754)

1829- James Smithson -English chemist and mineralogist (b. 1765)

1831- Sophie Germain -French mathematician and physicist (b. 1776)

1839- Ranjit Singh -Founder of the Sikh Empire (b. 1780)

1844- Hyrum Smith -American religious leader (b. 1800)

1844- Joseph Smith -American religious leader, founded the Latter Day Saint movement (b. 1805)

1878- Sidney Breese -American jurist and politician (b. 1800)

1896- John Berryman (VC)|John Berryman -English soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1825)

1905- Harold Mahony -Scottish-Irish tennis player (b. 1867)

1907- Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz -American educator, co-founded Radcliffe College (b. 1822)

1912- George Bonnor -Australian cricketer (b. 1855)

1917- Karl Allmenröder -German soldier and pilot (b. 1896)

1919- Peter Sturholdt -American boxer (b. 1885)

1920- Adolphe-Basile Routhier -Canadian lawyer and judge (b. 1839)

1934- Francesco Buhagiar -Maltese politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Malta (b. 1876)

1935- Eugene Augustin Lauste -French-American inventor (b. 1857)

1944- Milan Hodža -Czech politician, 10th Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia (b. 1878)

1944- Alf West -English footballer (b. 1881)

1946- Wanda Gág -American author and illustrator (b. 1893)

1949- Frank Smythe -English botanist and mountaineer (b. 1900)

1952- Max Dehn -German-American mathematician and academic (b. 1878)

1957- Hermann Buhl -Austrian mountaineer (b. 1924)

1958- Ragna Wettergreen -Norwegian actress (b. 1864)

1960- Lottie Dod -English tennis player (b. 1871)

1962- Paul Viiding -Estonian author, poet, and critic (b. 1904)

1967- Jaan Lattik -Estonian politician, 9th Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia (b. 1878)

1970- Daniel Kinsey -American hurdler and scholar (b. 1902)

1986- George Nepia -New Zealand rugby player (b. 1905)

1987- Billy Snedden -Australian politician (b. 1926)

1989- A. J. Ayer -English philosopher (b. 1910)

1991- Klaas Bruinsma (drug lord)|Klaas Bruinsma -Dutch drug lord (b. 1953)

1991- Milton Subotsky -American-English screenwriter and producer (b. 1921)

1994- Tai Solarin -Nigerian educator and activist (b. 1922)

1996- Albert R. Broccoli -American film producer (b. 1909)

1998- Gilles Rocheleau -Canadian politician (b. 1935)

1999- Georgios Papadopoulos -Greek colonel and politician, 169th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1919)

2000- Molly Bish -American murder victim (b. 1983)

2000- Pierre Pflimlin -French politician, Prime Minister of France (b. 1907)

2001- Tove Jansson -Finnish author (b. 1914)

2001- Jack Lemmon -American actor and singer (b. 1925)

2002- John Entwistle -English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The Who) (b. 1944)

2002- Robert L. J. Long -American admiral (b. 1920)

2003- David Newman (filmmaker)|David Newman -American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1937)

2004- George Patton IV -American general (b. 1923)

2004- Darrell Russell (drag racer)|Darrell Russell -American race car driver (b. 1968)

2005- Shelby Foote -American historian and author (b. 1917)

2005- Frank Harte -Irish singer (b. 1933)

2005- Domino Harvey -English-American bounty hunter (b. 1969)

2005- Ray Holmes -English lieutenant and pilot (b. 1914)

2005- John T. Walton -American businessman, co-founded the Children's Scholarship Fund (b. 1946)

2006- Ángel Maturino Reséndiz -Mexican serial killer (b. 1959)

2007- Patrick Allotey -Ghanaian footballer (b. 1978)

2007- William Hutt (actor)|William Hutt -Canadian actor (b. 1920)

2007- Dragutin Tadijanović -Croatian poet (b. 1905)

2008- Sasha Gabor -Hungarian-Norwegian pornographic actor (d. 1945)

2008- Sam Manekshaw -Indian field marshal (b. 1914)

2008- Michael Turner (comics)|Michael Turner -American illustrator (b. 1971)

2009- Fayette Pinkney -American singer (The Three Degrees) (b. 1948)

2009- Gale Storm -American actress and singer (b. 1922)

2011- Mike Doyle (footballer)|Mike Doyle -English footballer (b. 1946)

2012- Stan Cox -English runner (b. 1918)

2012- Rosemary Dobson -Australian poet and illustrator (b. 1920)

2012- Jesse Glover -American martial artist (b. 1924)

2012- Don Grady -American actor and composer (b. 1944)

2012- Iurie Miterev -Moldovan footballer (b. 1975)

2013- Stefano Borgonovo -Italian footballer (b. 1964)

2013- Dudley Knight -American actor and educator (b. 1939)

2013- Alain Mimoun -French runner (b. 1921)

2013- Bill Robertson (Louisiana politician)|Bill Robertson -American politician (b. 1938)

2013- Ian Scott (artist)|Ian Scott -English-New Zealand painter (b. 1945)

2014- Edmond Blanchard -Canadian jurist and politician (b. 1954)

2014- Allen Grossman -American poet, critic, and academic (b. 1932)

2014- Leslie Manigat -Haitian educator and politician, 43rd President of Haiti (b. 1930)

2014- Rachid Solh -Lebanese politician, 48th Prime Minister of Lebanon (b. 1926)

2014- Bobby Womack -American singer-songwriter (The Valentinos) (b. 1944)