This Day in History

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Day History: November-14

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History


1770- James Bruce -discovers what he believes to be the source of the Nile.

1862- American Civil War -President of the United States|President Abraham Lincoln approves General Ambrose Burnside's plan to capture the Confederate States of America|Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia, leading to the Battle of Fredericksburg.

1889-Pioneering female journalist Nellie Bly -(aka Elizabeth Cochrane) begins a successful attempt to travel around the world in less than 80 days. She completes the trip in 72 days.

1910- Aviator -Eugene Burton Ely performs the first takeoff|take off from a ship in Hampton Roads, Virginia. He took off from a makeshift deck on the USS Birmingham (CL-2)|USS ''Birmingham'' in a Curtiss Model D|Curtiss pusher.

1916- World War I -The Battle of the Somme ends.

1918- Czechoslovakia -becomes a republic.

1921-Foundation of the Communist Party of Spain -

1922-The British Broadcasting Company|BBC -begins radio service in the United Kingdom.

1940- World War II -In England, Coventry Blitz|Coventry is heavily bombed by German Luftwaffe bombers. Coventry Cathedral is almost completely destroyed.

1941-World War II: The aircraft carrier -{{HMS|Ark Royal|91|6}} sinks due to torpedo damage from the {{GS|U-81|1941|6}} sustained on November 13.

1941-World War II: In Slonim -German forces engaged in Operation Barbarossa murder 9,000 Jews in a single day.

1952-The first regular UK Singles Chart -published by the NME|New Musical Express.

1957-The Apalachin Meeting -outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested.

1965- Vietnam War -The Battle of Ia Drang begins

1967-The Congress of Colombia -in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as "Day of the Colombian Woman".

1967-American physicist Theodore Maiman -is given a patent for his ruby laser systems, the world's first laser.

1969- Apollo program -NASA launches ''Apollo 12'', the second Space exploration|crewed mission to the surface of the Moon.

1970- Soviet Union -enters International Civil Aviation Organization|ICAO, making Russian the fourth official language of organization.

1970- Southern Airways Flight 932 -crashes in the mountains near Huntington, West Virginia, killing 75, including members of the Marshall University American football|football team.

1971-Enthronment of Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria|Pope Shenouda III -as Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria|Pope of Alexandria.

1971-'' Mariner 9 -' enters orbit around Mars.

1973-In the United Kingdom, Anne, Princess Royal|Princess Anne -marries Captain (British Army and Royal Marines)|Captain Mark Phillips, in Westminster Abbey.

1975-Spain abandons Western Sahara -

1979- Iran hostage crisis -US President Jimmy Carter issues Executive order 12170, freezing all Iranian assets in the United States in response to the Iran hostage crisis|hostage crisis.

1982- Lech Wałęsa -the leader of Poland's outlawed Solidarity (Polish trade union)|Solidarity movement, is released after eleven months of internment near the Soviet border.

1984- Zamboanga City -mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.

1990-After German reunification -the Germany|Federal Republic of Germany and Poland sign a treaty confirming the Oder–Neisse line as the border between Germany and Poland.

1991-American and British authorities announce indictments against two Libyan Intelligence assessment|intelligence -officials in connection with the downing of the Pan Am Flight 103.

1991-Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk -returns to Phnom Penh after thirteen years of exile.

1991-In Royal Oak, Michigan -a Termination of employment|fired United States Postal Service employee goes on a going postal|shooting rampage, killing four and wounding five before committing suicide.

1995-A budget standoff between Democratic Party (United States)|Democrats -and Republican Party (United States)|Republicans in the United States Congress|U.S. Congress forces the Federal government of the United States|federal government to United States federal government shutdown of 1995 and 1996|temporarily close national parks and museums and to run most government offices with skeleton staffs.

2001- War in Afghanistan (2001–present)|War in Afghanistan -Afghan Northern Alliance fighters take over the capital Kabul.

2003-Astronomers Michael E. Brown -Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz discover 90377 Sedna, a Trans-Neptunian object.

2008-The 2008 G-20 Washington summit|first G-20 economic summit -opens in Washington, D.C.

2010-Germany's Sebastian Vettel -of Red Bull Racing wins Formula One's Drivers Championship to become the sport's youngest champion.

2012- Israel -launches a Operation Pillar of Defense|major military operation in the Gaza Strip, as hostilities with Hamas escalate.

Famous Birthdays


1567- Maurice, Prince of Orange -(d. 1625)

1601- Jean Eudes -French missionary, founded the Congregation of Jesus and Mary and Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of the Refuge (d. 1680)

1663- Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow -German organist and composer (d. 1712)

1719- Leopold Mozart -Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1787)

1765- Robert Fulton -American engineer and inventor, invented the steamboat (d. 1815)

1771- Marie François Xavier Bichat -French anatomist and physiologist (d. 1802)

1776- Henri Dutrochet -French physician, botanist, and physiologist (d. 1847)

1777- Nathaniel Claiborne -American politician (d. 1859)

1778- Johann Nepomuk Hummel -Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1837)

1779- Adam Oehlenschläger -Danish poet and playwright (d. 1850)

1797- Charles Lyell -Scottish geologist and lawyer (d. 1875)

1803- Jacob Abbott -American author (d. 1879)

1805- Fanny Mendelssohn -German pianist and composer (d. 1847)

1812- Aleardo Aleardi -Italian poet (d. 1878)

1812- Maria Cristina of Savoy -(d. 1836)

1816- John Curwen -English minister and educator (d. 1880)

1828- James B. McPherson -American general (d. 1864)

1838- August Šenoa -Croatian author, poet, and critic (d. 1881)

1840- Claude Monet -French painter (d. 1926)

1861- Frederick Jackson Turner -American historian and author (d. 1932)

1863- Leo Baekeland -Belgian-American chemist and engineer (d. 1944)

1875- Gregorio del Pilar -Filipino general (d. 1899)

1875- Jakob Schaffner -Swiss author (d. 1944)

1877- John Biller -American jumper (d. 1934)

1878- Julie Manet -French painter and art collector (d. 1966)

1878- Leopold Staff -Ukrainian-Polish poet (d. 1957)

1883- Ado Birk -Estonian lawyer and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Estonia (d. 1942)

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

1891- Frederick Banting -Canadian physician and academic, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)

1895- Walter Jackson Freeman II -American physician and psychiatrist (d. 1972)

1895- Louise Huff -American actress (d. 1973)

1896- Mamie Eisenhower -American wife of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 41st List of First Ladies of the United States|First Lady of the United States (d. 1979)

1898- Benjamin Fondane -Romanian-French philosopher, poet, and critic (d. 1944)

1900- Aaron Copland -American composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1990)

1904- Harold Haley -American judge (d. 1970)

1904- Harold Larwood -English-Australian cricketer (d. 1995)

1904- Dick Powell -American actor, director, and producer (d. 1963)

1905- John Henry Barbee -American singer and guitarist (d. 1964)

1906- Louise Brooks -American actress and dancer (d. 1985)

1907- Howard W. Hunter -American religious leader, 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1995)

1907- Astrid Lindgren -Swedish author and screenwriter (d. 2002)

1907- William Steig -American author, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 2003)

1908- Joseph McCarthy -American captain, lawyer, and politician (d. 1957)

1910- Eric Malpass -English author (d. 1996)

1912- Barbara Hutton -American philanthropist (d. 1979)

1912- Tung-Yen Lin -Chinese-American engineer, designed the Guandu Bridge (d. 2003)

1915- Martha Tilton -American singer and actress (d. 2006)

1916- Roger Apéry -Greek-French mathematician and academic (d. 1994)

1916- Sherwood Schwartz -American screenwriter and producer (d. 2011)

1916- George Silver (actor)|George Silver -English actor (d. 1984)

1917- Park Chung-hee -South Korean general and politician, 3rd President of South Korea (d. 1979)

1919- Johnny Desmond -American singer (d. 1985)

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

1919- Lisa Otto -German soprano (d. 2013)

1921- Ea Jansen -Estonian historian and academic (d. 2005)

1921- Brian Keith -American actor and director (d. 1997)

1922- Paul Bassim -Lebanese bishop (d. 2012)

1922- Boutros Boutros-Ghali -Egyptian politician and diplomat 6th Secretary General of the United Nations

1924- Leonid Kogan -Ukrainian-Russian violinist (d. 1982)

1925- Stirling Colgate -American physicist and academic (d. 2013)

1927- Lawrie Barratt -English businessman, founded Barratt Developments (d. 2012)

1927- Bart Cummings -Australian horse trainer

1927- McLean Stevenson -American actor and screenwriter (d. 1996)

1927- Narciso Yepes -Spanish guitarist and composer (d. 1997)

1928- Kathleen Hughes -American actress

1929- Shirley Crabtree -English wrestler (d. 1997)

1929- Jimmy Piersall -American baseball player and sportscaster

1930- Charles De Sorgher -Belgian bobsledder

1930- Peter Katin -English pianist and academic

1930- Monique Mercure -Canadian actress

1930- Michael Robbins -English actor (d. 1992)

1930- Edward Higgins White -American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 1967)

1932- Gunter Sachs -German astrologer and photographer (d. 2011)

1933- Fred Haise -American pilot, engineer, and astronaut

1934- Dave Mackay -Scottish footballer and manager

1934- Ellis Marsalis, Jr. -American pianist and educator

1934- Catherine McGuinness -Irish lawyer, judge, and politician

1935- Michael Busselle -English photographer and author (d. 2006)

1935- Hussein of Jordan -(d. 1999)

1935- Lefteris Papadopoulos -Greek songwriter and journalist

1936- Carey Bell -American singer and harmonica player (d. 2007)

1936- Freddie Garrity -English singer and actor (Freddie and the Dreamers) (d. 2006)

1936- Cornell Gunter -American singer (The Coasters and The Flairs) (d. 1990)

1937- Murray Oliver -Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1939- Wendy Carlos -American keyboard player and composer

1942- Natalia Gutman -Russian cellist and educator

1943- Peter Norton -American programmer and author

1944- Karen Armstrong -English author and academic

1944- David Nash (artist)|David Nash -English sculptor and academic

1945- Louise Ellman -English academic and politician

1945- Paul Hirsch (film editor)|Paul Hirsch -American film editor

1945- Brett Lunger -American racing driver

1945- Stella Obasanjo -Nigerian wife of Olusegun Obasanjo, 11th First Lady of Nigeria (d. 2005)

1945- Sue Hamilton (model and actress)|Sue Williams -American actress and model (d. 1969)

1946- Roland Duchâtelet -Belgian businessman and politician

1947- Bharathan -Indian director and screenwriter (d. 1998)

1947- P. J. O'Rourke -American journalist and author

1947- Buckwheat Zydeco -American accordion player

1948- Paul Dacre -English journalist

1948- Michael Dobbs -English author and politician

1949- Raúl di Blasio -Argentinian pianist, composer, and producer

1949- Gary Grubbs -American actor

1949- James Young (American musician)|James Young -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Styx (band)|Styx)

1950- Sarah Radclyffe -English producer and production manager

1951- Frankie Banali -American drummer and songwriter (Quiet Riot and W.A.S.P.)

1951- Sandahl Bergman -American actress, singer, and dancer

1951- Stephen Bishop (singer)|Stephen Bishop -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

1951- Leszek Cichy -Polish mountaineer

1951- Alec John Such -American bass player (Bon Jovi)

1951- Zhang Yimou -Chinese actor, director, producer, and cinematographer

1952- Johnny A. -American guitarist and songwriter

1953- Phil Baron -American voice actor, puppeteer, and songwriter

1953- Tim Bowler -English author

1953- Dominique de Villepin -Moroccan-French lawyer and politician, 167th List of Prime Ministers of France|Prime Minister of France

1954- Yanni -Greek-American pianist, composer, and producer (Chameleon (American band)|Chameleon)

1954- Anson Funderburgh -American guitarist and bandleader

1954- Bernard Hinault -French cyclist

1954- Condoleezza Rice -American political scientist, academic, and politician, 66th United States Secretary of State

1955- Philip Egan -English bishop

1955- Jack Sikma -American basketball player and coach

1956- Babette Babich -American philosopher, author, and scholar

1956- Peter R. de Vries -Dutch journalist and producer

1956- Steve Stockman -American politician

1957- Nicola Brewer -English politician and diplomat

1957- Michael J. Fitzgerald (writer)|Michael J. Fitzgerald -American author

1959- Paul Attanasio -American screenwriter and producer

1959- Paul McGann -English actor

1959- Chris Woods -English footballer, coach, and manager

1960- Tom Judson -American actor and composer

1960- Remi Moses -English footballer and coach

1961- Antonio Flores -Spanish singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1995)

1961- Elizabeth Keifer -American actress

1961- D. B. Sweeney -American actor

1961- Brett Walker -American songwriter and producer (d. 2013)

1962- Satomi Kōrogi -Japanese voice actress

1962- Laura San Giacomo -American actress

1962- Harland Williams -Canadian-American actor and screenwriter

1962- Atsuko Tanaka (voice actress)|Atsuko Tanaka -Japanese voice actress

1964- Bill Hemmer -American journalist

1964- Silken Laumann -Canadian rower

1964- Rockie Lynne -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1964- Joseph Simmons -American rapper and producer (Run–D.M.C.)

1964- Patrick Warburton -American actor, singer, and producer

1965- Greg Hands -American-English politician

1966- Charles Hazlewood -English conductor

1966- Petra Rossner -German cyclist

1966- Curt Schilling -American baseball player and sportscaster

1967- Letitia Dean -English actress and singer

1967- Nina Gordon -American singer-songwriter (Veruca Salt (band)|Veruca Salt)

1967- Leo Kunnas -Estonian colonel and author

1968- Janine Lindemulder -American porn actress

1968- Serge Postigo -French-Canadian actor

1969- Butch Walker -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (SouthGang and Marvelous 3)

1970- Brendan Benson -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Raconteurs)

1970- David Wesley -American basketball player and sportscaster

1971- Adam Gilchrist -Australian cricketer and sportscaster

1971- Vikas Khanna -Indian chef and author

1971- Marco Leonardi -Australian-Italian actor

1972- Matt Bloom -American wrestler

1972- Josh Duhamel -American model and actor

1972- Edyta Górniak -Polish singer

1972- Martin Pike -Australian footballer and coach

1972- Aaron Taylor (American football, born 1972)|Aaron Taylor -American football player and sportscaster

1972- Dariusz Żuraw -Polish footballer and manager

1973- Kareem Campbell -American skateboarder

1973- Lawyer Milloy -American football player

1973- Moka Only -Canadian rapper and producer (Swollen Members)

1973- Dana Snyder -American comedian, actor, and producer

1973- Andrew Strong -Irish singer and actor

1974- Matt Cedeño -American model and actor

1974- Adina Howard -American singer-songwriter and chef

1974- David Moscow -American actor and producer

1974- Joe Principe -American singer and bass player (Rise Against and 88 Fingers Louie)

1975- Travis Barker -American drummer, songwriter, and producer (Blink-182, +44 (band)|+44, Transplants (band)|Transplants, TRV$DJAM, Expensive Taste, and Box Car Racer)

1975- Nicolai Cleve Broch -Norwegian actor

1975- Luiz Bombonato Goulart -Brazilian footballer

1975- Stephen Guarino -American actor

1975- Faye Tozer -English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress (Steps (group)|Steps)

1975- Gary Vaynerchuk -Russian-American businessman and critic

1976- Betsy Brandt -American actress

1977- Obie Trice -American rapper

1978- Bobby Allen -American ice hockey player

1978- Michala Banas -New Zealand actress and singer

1978- Delphine Chanéac -French model and actress

1978- Xavier Nady -American baseball player

1978- Chris Shar -American bass player (Stiffed (band)|Stiffed and Man Man)

1979- Rallia Christidou -Greek singer-songwriter and producer

1979- Carl Hayman -New Zealand rugby player

1979- Mavie Hörbiger -German-Austrian actress

1979- Olga Kurylenko -Ukrainian-French model and actress

1979- Moitheri Ntobo -Lesothan footballer

1979- Miguel Sabah -Mexican footballer

1979- Pushkar Lele -Indian Classical Singer

1980- Brock Pierce -American actor

1980- Brooke Satchwell -Australian actress, model, and environmental spokesperson

1981- Vanessa Bayer -American actress

1981- Tom Ferrier -English race car driver

1981- Russell Tovey -English actor

1982- Kyle Orton -American football player

1983- Lil Boosie -American rapper

1983- Guillermo Moscoso -American baseball player

1984- Lisa De Vanna -Australian footballer

1984- Courtney Johns -Australian footballer

1984- Marija Šerifović -Serbian singer

1985- Thomas Vermaelen -Belgian footballer

1986- Yuna (singer)|Yuna -Malaysian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1986- Alo Jakin -Estonian cyclist

1986- Cory Michael Smith -American actor

1987- Giorgos Georgiadis (born 1987)|Giorgios Georgiadis -Greek footballer

1988- Michael Cox (American football)|Michael Cox -American football player

1989- Vlad Chiricheș -Romanian footballer

1989- T. Y. Hilton -American football player

1989- Jake Livermore -English footballer

1989- The Ready Set -American singer-songwriter

1990- Roman Bürki -Swiss footballer

1990- Jessica Jacobs -Australian actress and singer (d. 2008)

1990- Tereza Mrdeža -Croatian tennis player

1991- Taylor Hall -Canadian ice hockey player

1991- Graham Patrick Martin -American actor

2002- Ben Bowen -American brain cancer victim (d. 2005)

History of Deaths


565- Justinian I -Byzantine emperor (b. 482)

669- Fujiwara no Kamatari -Japanese courtier and politician (b. 614)

683- Yazid I -Umayyad caliph (b. 647)

1263- Alexander Nevsky -Russian saint (b. 1220)

1359- Gregory Palamas -Greek archbishop and saint (b. 1296)

1391- Nikola Tavelić -Croatian missionary and saint (b. 1340)

1522- Anne of France -(b. 1461)

1556- Giovanni della Casa -Italian poet and archbishop (b. 1504)

1633- William Ames -English philosopher and academic (b. 1576)

1687- Nell Gwyn -English mistress of Charles II of England (b. 1650)

1691- Tosa Mitsuoki -Japanese painter (b. 1617)

1716- Gottfried Leibniz -German mathematician and philosopher (b. 1646)

1734- Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth -(b. 1649)

1746- Georg Wilhelm Steller -German botanist, zoologist, physician, and explorer (b. 1709)

1749- Maruyama Gondazaemon -Japanese sumo wrestler, the 3rd Makuuchi#Yokozuna|Yokozuna (b. 1713)

1817- Policarpa Salavarrieta -Colombian seamstress and spy (b. 1795)

1825- Jean Paul -German journalist and author (b. 1763)

1829- Louis Nicolas Vauquelin -French pharmacist and chemist (b. 1763)

1831- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel -German philosopher, author, and academic (b. 1770)

1831- Ignaz Pleyel -Austrian-French composer and piano builder (b. 1757)

1832- Charles Carroll of Carrollton -American politician (b. 1737)

1844- John Abercrombie (physician)|John Abercrombie -Scottish physician and philosopher (b. 1780)

1866- Miguel I of Portugal -(b. 1802)

1907- Andrew Inglis Clark -Australian lawyer and politician (b. 1848)

1908- Guangxu Emperor -of China (b. 1871)

1914- Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar -Indian lawyer and journalist (b. 1861)

1915- Booker T. Washington -American educator, author, and activist (b. 1856)

1916- Henry George, Jr. -American journalist and politician (b. 1862)

1937- Jack O'Connor (catcher)|Jack O'Connor -American baseball player and manager (b. 1869)

1944- Carl Flesch -Hungarian violinist and educator (b. 1873)

1944- Trafford Leigh-Mallory -English air marshal (b. 1892)

1946- Manuel de Falla -Spanish composer (b. 1876)

1947- Joseph Allard (fiddler)|Joseph Allard -Canadian fiddler and composer (b. 1873)

1950- Orhan Veli Kanık -Turkish poet (b. 1914)

1971- William Bendeck -Bolivian race car driver (b. 1934)

1972- Martin Dies, Jr. -American politician (b. 1900)

1974- Johnny Mack Brown -American football player, actor, and singer (b. 1904)

1977- A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada -Indian religious leader, monk, guru and founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (b. 1896)

1981- Robert Bradford (Northern Irish politician)|Robert Bradford -Irish footballer and politician (b. 1941)

1984- Cesar Climaco -Filipino lawyer and politician, 10th List of Mayors of Zamboanga City|Mayor of Zamboanga City (b. 1916)

1984- Nikitas Platis -Greek actor and cinematographer (b. 1912)

1988- Haywood S. Hansell -American general (b. 1903)

1989- Jimmy Murphy (footballer)|Jimmy Murphy -Welsh-English footballer and manager (b. 1910)

1990- Sol Kaplan -American composer (b. 1919)

1991- Tony Richardson -English-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)

1992- Ernst Happel -Austrian footballer and coach (b. 1925)

1994- Tom Villard -American actor (b. 1953)

1995- Jack Finney -American author and screenwriter (b. 1911)

1996- John A. Cade -American politician (b. 1929)

1997- Eddie Arcaro -American jockey and sportscaster (b. 1916)

1997- Jack Pickersgill -Canadian politician, 35th Secretary of State for Canada (b. 1905)

2000- Robert Trout -American journalist (b. 1908)

2001- Charlotte Coleman -English actress (b. 1968)

2001- Juan Carlos Lorenzo -Argentinian footballer and manager (b. 1922)

2002- Eddie Bracken -American actor and singer (b. 1915)

2002- Elena Nikolaidi -Turkish-American soprano and educator (b. 1909)

2003- Gene Anthony Ray -American actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1962)

2004- Michel Colombier -French-American composer and conductor (b. 1939)

2006- Sumner Shapiro -American admiral (b. 1926)

2008- Kristin Hunter -American author (b. 1931)

2010- Wes Santee -American runner (b. 1932)

2011- Neil Heywood -English-Chinese businessman (b. 1970)

2011- Jackie Leven -Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Doll by Doll) (b. 1950)

2012- Alexandro Alves do Nascimento -Brazilian footballer (b. 1974)

2012- Enrique Beech -Filipino target shooter and footballer (b. 1920)

2012- Brian Davies (rugby league)|Brian Davies -Australian rugby player (b. 1930)

2012- Martin Fay -Irish fiddler (The Chieftains) (b. 1936)

2012- Joe Gilliam, Sr. -American football player and coach (b. 1923)

2012- Gail Harris (baseball)|Gail Harris -American baseball player (b. 1931)

2012- Ahmed Jabari -Palestinian commander (b. 1960)

2012- Lucien Laferte -Canadian ski jumper (b. 1919)

2012- Paddy Meegan -Irish footballer (b. 1922)

2012- Luíz Eugênio Pérez -Brazilian bishop (b. 1928)

2012- Abubakar Olusola Saraki -Nigerian physician and politician (b. 1933)

2013- Augustine (actor)|Augustine -Indian actor (b. 1955)

2013- Georgina Anderson -English singer (b. 1998)

2013- Sudhir Bhat -Indian producer and manager (b. 1951)

2013- Hari Krishna Devsare -Indian journalist and author (b. 1938)

2013- Dena Epstein -American musicologist and author (b. 1916)

2013- Grace Jones (supercentenarian)|Grace Jones -English super-centenarian (b. 1899)

2013- Bennett Masinga -South African footballer (b. 1965)

2013- Reg Sinclair -Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1925)