This Day in History

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

Events History

927-Death of Simeon I the Great -the first Bulgarian to be recognized as Emperor.

1120- Richard III of Capua -is anointed as List of Princes of Capua|Prince two weeks before his untimely death.

1153- Malcolm IV of Scotland|Malcolm IV -becomes King of Scotland.

1199- John, King of England|John -is crowned King of England.

1644- Manchu -regent Dorgon defeats rebel leader Li Zicheng of the Shun dynasty at the Battle of Shanhai Pass, allowing the Manchus to enter and conquer the capital city of Beijing.

1703- Tsar -Peter I of Russia|Peter the Great founds the city of Saint Petersburg.

1798-The Battle of Oulart Hill -takes place in Wexford, Ireland.

1799- War of the Second Coalition -Habsburg Monarchy|Austrian forces Battle of Winterthur (1799)|defeats the French First Republic|French at Winterthur, Switzerland, securing control of the northeastern Swiss Plateau because of the town's location at the junction of seven cross-roads.

1813- War of 1812 -In Canada, United States|American forces capture Battle of Fort George|Fort George.

1849-The Great Hall of Euston railway station|Euston station -in London is opened.

1860- Giuseppe Garibaldi -begins his attack on Palermo, Sicily, as part of the Italian Unification.

1863- American Civil War -First Assault on the Confederate States of America|Confederate works at the Siege of Port Hudson.

1874-The first group of Dorsland Trek|Dorsland trekkers -under the leadership of Gert Alberts leaves Pretoria.

1883- Alexander III of Russia|Alexander III -is crowned Tsar of Russia.

1896-The Fujita scale|F4 -strength St. Louis-East St. Louis Tornado hits in St. Louis, Missouri, and East Saint Louis, Illinois, killing at least 255 people and causing $2.9 billion in damage (1997 United States dollar|USD).

1905- Russo-Japanese War -The Battle of Tsushima begins.

1907- Bubonic plague -breaks out in San Francisco, California.

1908- Khilafat Day -– the day of establishment of Khilafat in Islam Ahmadiyya.

1919-The NC-4 -aircraft arrives in Lisbon after completing the first transatlantic flight.

1927-The Ford Motor Company -ceases manufacture of the Ford Model T and begins to retool plants to make the Ford Model A (1927)|Ford Model A.

1930-The {{convert|1046|ft|m}} Chrysler Building -in New York City, the List of tallest buildings in the world|tallest man-made structure at the time, opens to the public.

1933- New Deal -The U.S. Federal Securities Act is signed into law requiring the registration of securities with the Federal Trade Commission.

1933- The Walt Disney Company -releases the cartoon ''Three Little Pigs (film)|Three Little Pigs'', with its hit song "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?"

1933-The Century of Progress -World's Fair opens in Chicago, Illinois.

1935-New Deal: The Supreme Court of the United States -declares the National Industrial Recovery Act to be unconstitutional in A.L.A. Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, (295 U.S. 495).

1937-In California -the Golden Gate Bridge opens to pedestrian traffic, creating a vital link between San Francisco and Marin County, California.

1940- World War II -In the Le Paradis massacre, 99 soldiers from a Royal Norfolk Regiment unit are shot after surrendering to Nazi Germany|German troops; two survive.

1941-World War II: The President of the United States|U.S. President -Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaims an "unlimited national emergency".

1941-World War II: The German battleship '' German battleship Bismarck|Bismarck -' is sunk in the North Atlantic killing almost 2,100 men.

1942-World War II: In Operation Anthropoid -Reinhard Heydrich is fatally wounded in Prague; he dies of his injuries eight days later.

1958-The F-4 Phantom II -makes its first flight.

1960-In Turkey -a 1960 Turkish coup d'état|military coup removes President Celal Bayar and the rest of the democratic government from office.

1962-The Centralia mine fire -is ignited in the town's landfill above a coal mine.

1965- Vietnam War -American warships begin the first bombardment of National Front for the Liberation of Vietnam|National Liberation Front targets within South Vietnam.

1967- Australia -s vote in favor of a Australian referendum, 1967 (Aboriginals)|constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.

1967-The U.S. Navy -aircraft carrier {{USS|John F. Kennedy|CV-67|6}} is Ship naming and launching|launched by Jacqueline Kennedy and her daughter Caroline Kennedy|Caroline.

1968-The meeting of the Union Nationale des Étudiants de France -(National Union of the Students of France) takes place. 30,000 to 50,000 people gather in the Stade Sebastien Charlety.

1968- Major League Baseball -s National League awards Montreal, Quebec|Montreal the first franchise in Canada and the first franchise outside the United States. (the Montreal Expos)

1971-The Dahlerau train disaster -the worst railway accident in West Germany, kills 46 people and injures 25 near Wuppertal.

1975- Dibbles Bridge Coach Crash -near Grassington, in North Yorkshire, England, kills 33 – the highest ever death toll in a road accident in the United Kingdom.

1980-The Gwangju Massacre -Airborne and army troops of South Korea retake the city of Gwangju from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more.

1986-'' Dragon Warrior|Dragon Quest -', the game credited as setting the template for role-playing video games, is released in Japan.

1995-In Culpeper, Virginia -the actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse in a riding competition.

1996- First Chechnya War -the President of Russia|Russian President Boris Yeltsin meets with Chechnyan rebels for the first time and negotiates a cease-fire.

1997-The unusual 1997 Central Texas tornado outbreak|tornado outbreak -in Jarrell, Texas.

1997-The U.S. Supreme Court rules that Paula Jones -can pursue her sexual harassment lawsuit against President Bill Clinton while he is in office.

1998- Oklahoma City bombing -Michael Fortier (American)|Michael Fortier is sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $200,000 for failing to warn authorities about the terrorism|terrorist plot.

2001-Members of the Islamism|Islamist -separatist group Abu Sayyaf Dos Palmas kidnappings|seize twenty hostages from an affluent island resort on Palawan in the Philippines; the hostage crisis would not be resolved until June 2002.

2006-The May 2006 Java earthquake -strikes devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta (city)|Yogyakarta killing over 6,600 people.

Famous Birthdays

742- Emperor Dezong of Tang -(d. 805)

1332- Ibn Khaldun -Tunisian historian and theologian (d. 1406)

1519- Girolamo Mei -Italian historian and theorist (d. 1594)

1576- Caspar Schoppe -German scholar (d. 1649)

1584- Michael Altenburg -German theologian and composer (d. 1640)

1601- Antoine Daniel -French-Canadian missionary and saint (d. 1648)

1626- William II, Prince of Orange -(d. 1650)

1651- Louis Antoine de Noailles -French cardinal (d. 1729)

1652- Elizabeth Charlotte, Princess Palatine -of Germany (d. 1722)

1738- Nathaniel Gorham -American politician, 14th President of the Continental Congress (d. 1796)

1756- Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria -(d. 1825)

1794- Cornelius Vanderbilt -American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1877)

1818- Amelia Bloomer -American activist (d. 1894)

1819- Julia Ward Howe -American poet (d. 1910)

1820- Mathilde Bonaparte -Italian-French daughter of Catharina of Württemberg (d. 1904)

1827- Samuel F. Miller (U.S. politician)|Samuel F. Miller -American politician (d. 1892)

1836- Jay Gould -American businessman and financier (d. 1892)

1837- Wild Bill Hickok -American lawman (d. 1876)

1860- Manuel Teixeira Gomes -Portuguese politician, 7th President of Portugal (d. 1941)

1863- Arthur Mold -English cricketer (d. 1921)

1867- Arnold Bennett -English author and playwright (d. 1931)

1868- Aleksa Šantić -Bosnian poet (d. 1924)

1871- Georges Rouault -French painter (d. 1958)

1875- Frederick Cuming -English cricketer (d. 1942)

1876- Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski -Polish journalist and author (d. 1945)

1876- William Stanier -English engineer (d. 1965)

1877- Isadora Duncan -American-French dancer (d. 1927)

1879- Karl Bühler -German-American linguist and psychologist (d. 1963)

1879- Hans Lammers -German judge and politician (d. 1962)

1884- Max Brod -Czech journalist, author, and composer (d. 1968)

1888- Louis Durey -French composer (d. 1979)

1891- Claude Champagne -Canadian violinist, pianist, and composer (d. 1965)

1891- Jaan Kärner -Estonian poet and writer (d. 1958)

1893- Hermann Dörnemann -German super-centenarian (d. 2005)

1894- Louis-Ferdinand Céline -French physician and author (d. 1961)

1894- Dashiell Hammett -American author (d. 1961)

1895- Douglas Lloyd Campbell -Canadian politician, 13th Premier of Manitoba (d. 1995)

1897- John Cockcroft -English physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1967)

1897- Dink Templeton -American rugby player, jumper, and coach (d. 1962)

1899- Johannes Türn -Estonian chess and draughts player (d. 1993)

1900- Ethel Lang (supercentenarian)|Ethel Lang -English super-centenarian

1900- Uładzimir Žyłka -Belarusian poet (d. 1933)

1902- Fanny Godin -Belgian super-centenarian (d. 2014)

1904- Chūhei Nambu -Japanese jumper (d. 1997)

1906- Buddhadasa -Thai monk and philosopher (d. 1993)

1906- Antonio Rosario Mennonna -Italian bishop (d. 2009)

1907- Nicolas Calas -Swiss-American poet and critic (d. 1988)

1907- Rachel Carson -American biologist and author (d. 1964)

1909- Don Finlay -English hurdler and pilot (d. 1970)

1909- Dolores Hope -American singer and philanthropist (d. 2011)

1911- Hubert Humphrey -American politician, 38th Vice President of the United States (d. 1978)

1911- Teddy Kollek -Hungarian-Israeli politician, Mayor of Jerusalem (d. 2007)

1911- Vincent Price -American actor (d. 1993)

1912- John Cheever -American author (d. 1982)

1912- Sam Snead -American golfer (d. 2002)

1912- Terry Moore (baseball)|Terry Moore -American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1995)

1913- Wols -German painter and photographer (d. 1951)

1915- Ester Soré -Chilean singer (d. 1996)

1915- Herman Wouk -American author

1918- Yasuhiro Nakasone -Japanese commander and politician, 45th Prime Minister of Japan

1921- Caryl Chessman -American criminal (d. 1960)

1921- Bob Godfrey -Australian-English animator, director, and voice actor (d. 2013)

1922- Christopher Lee -English actor and singer

1922- John D. Vanderhoof -American politician, 37th Governor of Colorado (d. 2013)

1923- Henry Kissinger -German-American politician, 56th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate

1923- Sumner Redstone -American businessman

1924- Ernest Ingenito -American murderer (d. 1995)

1924- Jaime Lusinchi -Venezuelan physician and politician, President of Venezuela (d. 2014)

1924- John Sumner (director)|John Sumner -English-Australian director, founded the Melbourne Theatre Company (d. 2013)

1925- Tony Hillerman -American author (d. 2008)

1927- Jüri Randviir -Estonian chess player and journalist (d. 1996)

1927- Harry Webster -English engineer (d. 2007)

1928- Thea Musgrave -Scottish-American composer

1930- Simon Barrington-Ward -English bishop

1930- John Barth -American author and academic

1930- William S. Sessions -American civil servant and judge, 8th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

1930- Eino Tamberg -Estonian composer (d. 2010)

1931- John Chapple -English field marshal and politician, Governor of Gibraltar

1931- Bernard Fresson -French actor (d. 2002)

1931- Faten Hamama -Egyptian actress and producer

1932- Lon Spurrier -American runner

1933- Edward Samuel Rogers -Canadian businessman (d. 2008)

1933- Manfred Sommer -Spanish illustrator (d. 2007)

1934- Ray Daviault -Canadian-American baseball player

1934- Harlan Ellison -American author and screenwriter

1935- Daniel Colchico -American football player and coach (d. 2014)

1935- Mal Evans -English manager and producer (d. 1976)

1935- Ramsey Lewis -American pianist and composer

1935- Lee Meriwether -American model and actress, Miss America 1955

1936- Eric Anderson (educator)|Eric Anderson -English academic

1936- Benjamin Bathurst (Royal Navy officer)|Benjamin Bathurst -English admiral

1936- Louis Gossett, Jr. -American actor and producer

1936- Marcel Masse -Canadian politician, 29th Minister of National Defence (Canada)|Canadian Minister of National Defence (d. 2014)

1937- Allan Carr -American playwright and producer (d. 1999)

1939- Simon Cairns, 6th Earl Cairns -English courtier and businessman

1939- Yves Duhaime -Canadian politician

1939- Sokratis Kokkalis -Greek businessman

1939- Gerald Ronson -English businessman and philanthropist

1939- Don Williams -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Pozo-Seco Singers)

1942- Lee Baca -American police officer

1942- Piers Courage -English race car driver (d. 1970)

1942- Roger Freeman, Baron Freeman -English politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

1942- Robin Widdows -English race car driver

1943- Cilla Black -English singer and actress

1943- Bruce Weitz -American actor

1943- Raye Birk -American actor

1944- Chris Dodd -American lawyer and politician

1944- Ingrid Roscoe -English historian and politician, Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire

1944- Alain Souchon -French singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

1945- Bruce Cockburn -Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Esquires (Canadian band)|The Esquires and The Flying Circus (Canada)|The Flying Circus)

1946- Lewis Collins -English-American actor (d. 2013)

1946- Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen -Danish bassist and composer (d. 2005)

1947- Felix Dennis -English poet and publisher, founded Dennis Publishing (d. 2014)

1947- Marty Kristian -German-Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (The New Seekers)

1947- Branko Oblak -Slovenian footballer and coach

1947- Riivo Sinijärv -Estonian politician, 19th Minister of Foreign Affairs (Estonia)|Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs

1948- Wubbo de Boer -Dutch civil servant

1948- Pete Sears -English bass player (Jefferson Starship, Moonalice, and Hot Tuna)

1948- Morning Glory Zell-Ravenheart -American occultist and author (d. 2014)

1949- Hugh Lowther, 8th Earl of Lonsdale -English politician

1949- Christa Vahlensieck -German runner

1950- Dee Dee Bridgewater -American singer-songwriter and actress (The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra)

1951- Ana Belén -Spanish actress, singer, and director

1951- John Conteh -English boxer

1954- Pauline Hanson -Australian politician

1954- Jackie Slater -American football player and coach

1955- Eric Bischoff -American wrestler, manager, and producer

1955- Richard Schiff -American actor

1955- Ian Tracey (organist)|Ian Tracey -English organist and conductor

1956- Cynthia McFadden -American journalist

1956- Rosemary Squire -English theater producer and manager

1956- Giuseppe Tornatore -Italian director and screenwriter

1957- Dag Terje Andersen -Norwegian politician

1957- Duncan Goodhew -English swimmer

1957- Siouxsie Sioux -English singer-songwriter and producer (Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Creatures)

1958- Nick Anstee -English accountant and politician, 682nd Lord Mayor of London

1958- Neil Finn -New Zealand singer-songwriter and mandolin player (Split Enz, Crowded House, Finn Brothers, The Mullanes, 7 Worlds Collide, and Pajama Club)

1958- Linnea Quigley -American actress and producer

1958- Jesse Robredo -Filipino politician (d. 2012)

1960- Gaston Therrien -Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

1961- José Luíz Barbosa -Brazilian runner

1961- Peri Gilpin -American actress

1962- Marcelino Bernal -Mexican footballer

1962- Ray Borner -Australian basketball player

1962- Steven Brill (scriptwriter)|Steven Brill -American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1962- David Mundell -Scottish politician

1962- Ravi Shastri -Indian cricketer and sportscaster

1963- Gonzalo Rubalcaba -Cuban pianist and composer

1964- Adam Carolla -American actor, producer, and screenwriter

1964- Zheng Geping -Singaporean actor

1965- Todd Bridges -American actor, director, and producer

1965- Pat Cash -Australian tennis player

1966- Heston Blumenthal -English chef and author

1967- Paul Gascoigne -English footballer, coach, and manager

1967- Eddie Harsch -Canadian-American keyboard player and bass player (The Black Crowes and The Detroit Cobras)

1967- Eddie McClintock -American actor

1968- Jeff Bagwell -American baseball player and coach

1968- Rebekah Brooks -English journalist

1968- Frank Thomas (designated hitter)|Frank Thomas -American baseball player

1969- Todd Hundley -American baseball player

1969- Jeremy Mayfield -American race car driver

1969- Dondre Whitfield -American actor

1970- Michele Bartoli -Italian cyclist

1970- Tim Farron -English politician

1970- Joseph Fiennes -English actor

1970- Cherry Pie Picache -Filipino actress and screenwriter

1971- Mathew Batsiua -Nauruan politician

1971- Paul Bettany -English actor

1971- Wayne Carey -Australian footballer and coach

1971- Kaur Kender -Estonian author

1971- Lisa Lopes -American rapper, dancer, and actress (TLC (band)|TLC) (d. 2002)

1971- Glenn Ross -Irish strongman

1971- Monika Schnarre -Canadian model and actress

1971- Lee Sharpe -English footballer

1972- Todd Demsey -American golfer

1972- Ivete Sangalo -Brazilian singer-songwriter, producer, and actress

1973- Jack McBrayer -American actor

1973- Tana Umaga -New Zealand rugby player and coach

1974- Vanessa Blue -American porn actress and director

1974- Jason Narvy -American actor

1974- Denise van Outen -English actress, singer, and television host

1974- Derek Webb -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Caedmon's Call)

1974- Danny Wuerffel -American football player

1975- Jadakiss -American rapper (The LOX)

1975- André 3000 -American rapper, producer, and actor (OutKast)

1975- Michael Hussey -Australian cricketer

1975- Jamie Oliver -English chef and author

1976- RJD2 -American DJ and producer (Soul Position)

1976- Marcel Fässler (racing driver)|Marcel Fässler -Swiss race car driver

1977- Abderrahmane Hammad -Algerian high jumper

1977- Mahela Jayawardene -Sri Lankan cricketer

1978- Adin Brown -American soccer player

1979- Michael Buonauro -American author and illustrator (d. 2004)

1979- Stuart Manning -English actor

1979- Mile Sterjovski -Australian footballer

1980- Craig Buntin -Canadian figure skater

1981- Miloy -Angolan footballer

1981- Marcelo Bonan -Brazilian footballer

1981- Özgür Çevik -Turkish singer and actor

1981- Alina Cojocaru -Romanian ballet dancer

1981- Fivos Constantinou -Cypriot runner

1981- Johan Elmander -Swedish footballer

1982- Natalya (wrestler)|Natalya -Canadian-American wrestler

1982- Michael de Grussa -Australian singer-songwriter and pianist (The Kill Devil Hills)

1983- Bobby Convey -American soccer player

1983- Khamis Gaddafi -Libyan commander (d. 2011)

1983- Meelis Kanep -Estonian chess player

1984- Blake Ahearn -American basketball player

1984- Darin Brooks -American actor

1984- Kalle Spjuth -Swedish bandy player

1985- Chiang Chien-ming -Taiwanese baseball player

1985- Roberto Soldado -Spanish footballer

1986- Conor Cummins -Manx motorcycle racer

1986- Timo Descamps -Belgian-Flemish actor and singer

1986- Bamba Fall -Senegalese basketball player

1986- Lasse Schöne -Danish footballer

1987- Gervinho -Ivorian footballer

1987- Valerie Garcia -Filipino actress

1987- Eric Kolelas -French-English actor and director

1988- Irina Davydova -Russian hurdler

1988- Mari Pokinen -Estonian actress and singer

1988- Allyn Rose -American model and athlete, Miss Maryland USA|Miss Maryland USA 2011

1989- Rodrigo de Triano -English race horse (d. 2014)

1989- Ash Hollywood -American porn actress

1989- Igor Morozov -Estonian footballer

1990- Yenew Alamirew -Ethiopian runner

1990- Nadine Beiler -Austrian singer

1990- Chris Colfer -American actor, singer, producer, and screenwriter

1991- Ksenia Pervak -Russian tennis player

1994- Aymeric Laporte -French footballer

History of Deaths

366- Procopius (usurper)|Procopius -Roman usurper (b. 325)

866- Ordoño I of Asturias -(b. 831)

927- Simeon I of Bulgaria -(b. 864)

1039- Dirk III, Count of Holland -(b. 981)

1444- John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset -English commander (b. 1404)

1508- Ludovico Sforza -Italian son of Francesco I Sforza (b. 1452)

1525- Thomas Müntzer -German mystic and theologian (b. 1488)

1541- Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury -(b. 1473)

1564- John Calvin -French pastor and theologian (b. 1509)

1610- François Ravaillac -French assassin of Henry IV of France (b. 1578)

1661- Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll -Scottish politician (b. 1607)

1675- Gaspard Dughet -Italian-French painter (b. 1613)

1690- Giovanni Legrenzi -Italian organist and composer (b. 1626)

1702- Dominique Bouhours -French priest and critic (b. 1628)

1707- Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan -French mistress of Louis XIV of France (b. 1640)

1781- Giovanni Battista Beccaria -Italian physicist and academic (b. 1716)

1797- François-Noël Babeuf -French journalist (b. 1760)

1831- Jedediah Smith -American hunter, explorer, and author (b. 1799)

1840- Niccolò Paganini -Italian violinist and composer (b. 1782)

1896- Aleksandr Stoletov -Russian physicist, engineer, and academic (b. 1839)

1910- Robert Koch -German physician and microbiologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1843)

1918- Ōzutsu Man'emon -Japanese sumo wrestler, the 18th Makuuchi#Yokozuna|Yokozuna (b. 1869)

1919- Kandukuri Veeresalingam -Indian author and activist (b. 1848)

1927- Oscar Stribolt -Danish actor (b. 1872)

1933- Achille Paroche -French target shooter (b. 1868)

1939- Joseph Roth -Austrian-French journalist and author (b. 1894)

1941- Ernst Lindemann -German captain (b. 1894)

1941- Günther Lütjens -German admiral (b. 1889)

1945- Enno Lolling -German physician (b. 1888)

1947- Ed Konetchy -American baseball player and manager (b. 1885)

1949- Robert Ripley -American cartoonist, publisher, and businessman, founded ''Ripley's Believe It or Not!'' (b. 1890)

1953- Jesse Burkett -American baseball player and manager (b. 1868)

1960- James Montgomery Flagg -American painter and illustrator (b. 1877)

1963- Grigoris Lambrakis -Greek physician and politician (b. 1912)

1964- Jawaharlal Nehru -Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of India (b. 1889)

1967- W. Otto Miessner -American composer and educator (b. 1880)

1967- Ernst Niekisch -German politician (b. 1889)

1968- Denise Legeay -French actress (b. 1898)

1969- Jeffrey Hunter -American actor and producer (b. 1926)

1971- Armando Picchi -Italian footballer and coach (b. 1935)

1986- Ismail al-Faruqi -Palestinian-American philosopher and academic (b. 1921)

1986- Ajoy Mukherjee -Indian politician, Chief Minister of West Bengal (b. 1901)

1986- Giorgos Tzifos -Greek actor and cinematographer (b. 1918)

1987- John Howard Northrop -American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1891)

1988- Ernst Ruska -German physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)

1989- Arseny Tarkovsky -Russian poet (b. 1907)

1990- Robert B. Meyner -American politician, 44th Governor of New Jersey (b. 1908)

1991- Leopold Nowak -Austrian musicologist (b. 1904)

1992- Uncle Charlie Osborne -American fiddler (b. 1890)

1993- Werner Stocker (actor)|Werner Stocker -German actor (b. 1955)

1994- Charles Rodman Campbell -American murderer (b. 1954)

1998- Minoo Masani -Indian politician (b. 1905)

2000- Kazimierz Leski -Polish engineer and pilot (b. 1912)

2000- Murray MacLehose, Baron MacLehose of Beoch -Scottish politician, 25th Governor of Hong Kong (b. 1917)

2000- Maurice Richard -Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1921)

2001- Ramon Bieri -American actor (b. 1929)

2003- Luciano Berio -Italian composer and educator (b. 1925)

2006- Rob Borsellino -American journalist (b. 1949)

2006- Paul Gleason -American actor (b. 1939)

2006- Craig Heyward -American football player (b. 1966)

2006- Alex Toth -American illustrator and animator (b. 1928)

2006- Oduvil Unnikrishnan -Indian actor and composer (b. 1944)

2007- Izumi Sakai -Japanese singer-songwriter (Zard) (b. 1967)

2007- Gretchen Wyler -American actress (b. 1932)

2007- Ed Yost -American inventor, created the hot air balloon (b. 1919)

2008- Franz Künstler -Hungarian soldier (b. 1900)

2009- Thomas Franck (lawyer)|Thomas Franck -American lawyer and educator (b. 1931)

2009- Clive Granger -Welsh-American economist, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1934)

2009- Abram Hoffer -Canadian biochemist, physician, and psychiatrist (b. 1917)

2009- Gérard Jean-Juste -Haitian-American priest (b. 1946)

2009- Carol Anne O'Marie -American nun and author (b. 1933)

2009- William Refshauge -Australian soldier and physician (b. 1913)

2009- Paul Sharratt -English-American television host (b. 1933)

2010- Payut Ngaokrachang -Thai animator and director (b. 1929)

2011- Jeff Conaway -American actor and singer (b. 1950)

2011- Margo Dydek -Polish-American basketball player (b. 1974)

2011- Gil Scott-Heron -American singer-songwriter and poet (b. 1949)

2012- Simeon Daniel -Nevisian educator and politician, 1st Premier of Nevis (b. 1934)

2012- Friedrich Hirzebruch -German mathematician and academic (b. 1927)

2012- Zita Kabátová -Czech actress (b. 1913)

2012- David Rimoin -Canadian-American geneticist (b. 1936)

2012- Johnny Tapia -American boxer (b. 1967)

2013- György Bárdy -Hungarian actor (b. 1921)

2013- Nazmiye Demirel -Turkish wife of Süleyman Demirel, 9th List of spouses of President of Turkey|First Lady of Turkey (b. 1927)

2013- Jagjit Singh Lyallpuri -Indian politician (b. 1917)

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

2013- Bill Pertwee -English actor (b. 1926)

2013- Abdoulaye Sékou Sow -Malian politician, List of heads of government of Mali|Prime Minister of Mali (b. 1931)

2014- Lochsong -English race horse (b. 1988)

2014- Aurora Bretón -Mexican archer (b. 1950)

2014- Ruth Flowers -English DJ and producer (b. 1940)

2014- Robert Genn -Canadian painter (b. 1936)

2014- Helma Sanders-Brahms -German director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1940)

2014- Roberto Vargas -Puerto Rican baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1929)

2014- Massimo Vignelli -Italian-American graphic designer (b. 1931)