This Day in History

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Day History: November-24

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History


380- Theodosius I -makes his ''adventus (ceremony)|adventus'', or formal entry, into Constantinople.

1227-Polish Prince Leszek I the White -is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at Gąsawa.

1248-In the middle of the night a mass on the north side of Mont Granier -suddenly collapsed, in one of the largest historical rockslope failures known in Europe.

1429- Hundred Years' War -Joan of Arc unsuccessfully Siege of La Charité|besieges La Charité.

1542- Battle of Solway Moss -An English army defeats a much larger Scottish force near the River Esk, Dumfries and Galloway|River Esk in Dumfries and Galloway.

1642- Abel Tasman -becomes the first European to discover the island Van Diemen's Land (later renamed Tasmania).

1835-The Texas Provincial Government authorizes the creation of a horse-mounted police force called the Texas Rangers (which is now the Texas Ranger Division -of the Texas Department of Public Safety).

1850-Danish troops Battle of Lottorf|defeat -a Schleswig-Holstein force in the town of Lottorf, Schleswig-Holstein.

1859- Charles Darwin -publishes ''On the Origin of Species'', the anniversary of which is sometimes called "Evolution Day"

1863- American Civil War -Third Battle of Chattanooga|Battle of Lookout Mountain

1906-A 13-6 victory by the Massillon Tigers -over their rivals, the Canton Bulldogs, for the "Ohio League" Championship, leads to accusations that the championship series was Match fixing|fixed and results in Canton Bulldogs-Massillon Tigers Betting Scandal|the first major scandal in professional American football.

1917-In Milwaukee, Wisconsin -9 members of the Milwaukee Police Department are killed by a bomb, the most deaths in a single event in U.S. police history until the September 11 attacks in 2001.

1922-Nine Irish Republican Army -members are Executions during the Irish Civil War#The first executions and reprisals|executed by an Irish Free State firing squad. Among them is author Robert Erskine Childers, who had been arrested for illegally carrying a revolver.

1932-In Washington, D.C., the Federal Bureau of Investigation|FBI -Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.

1935-The Senegalese Socialist Party -holds its second congress.

1940- World War II -The Slovak Republic (1939–45)|First Slovak Republic becomes a signatory to the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis powers#Slovakia (Tiso regime)|Axis powers.

1941-World War II: The United States grants Lend-Lease -to the Free French Forces.

1943-World War II: The {{USS|Liscome Bay}} is torpedoed near Tarawa Atoll|Tarawa -and sinks, killing 650 men.

1950-The " Great Appalachian Storm of November 1950|Storm of the Century -, a violent snowstorm, takes shape on this date before paralyzing the northeastern United States and the Appalachians the next day, bringing winds up to 100 mph and sub-zero temperatures. Pickens, West Virginia, records 57 inches of snow. 353 people would die as a result of the storm.

1962-The West Berlin -branch of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany forms a separate party, the Socialist Unity Party of West Berlin.

1962-The influential British satirical television programme '' That Was the Week That Was -' is first broadcast.

1963-In the first live, televised murder, Lee Harvey Oswald -the alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy, is murdered two days after the assassination, by Jack Ruby in the basement of Dallas police department headquarters.

1965- Mobutu Sese Seko|Joseph-Désiré Mobutu -seizes power in the Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville)|Democratic Republic of the Congo and becomes Heads of state of the Democratic Republic of the Congo|President; he rules the country (which he renames Zaire in 1971) for over 30 years, until being overthrown by rebels in 1997.

1966-Bulgarian TABSO Flight 101 -crashes near Bratislava, Czechoslovak Socialist Republic|Czechoslovakia, killing all 82 people on board.

1969- Apollo program -The Apollo 12 command module splashes down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the second manned mission to land on the Moon.

1971-During a severe thunderstorm -over Washington (U.S. state)|Washington state, a Aircraft hijacking|hijacker calling himself Dan Cooper (aka D. B. Cooper) parachutes from a Northwest Orient Airlines plane with $200,000 in ransom money. He has never been found.

1973-A national speed limit is imposed on the Autobahn -in Germany because of the 1973 oil crisis. The speed limit lasted only four months.

1974- Donald Johanson -and Tom Gray discover the 40% complete ''Australopithecus afarensis'' skeleton, nicknamed "Lucy (Australopithecus)|Lucy" (after The Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"), in the Awash Valley of Ethiopia's Afar Depression.

1976-The 1976 Çaldıran-Muradiye earthquake -in eastern Turkey kills between 4,000 and 5,000 people.

2012- 2012 Dhaka fire|A fire -at a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, kills at least 112 people.

2013- Iran -signs an interim Geneva interim agreement on Iranian nuclear program|agreement with the P5+1|P5+1 countries, limiting its Nuclear program of Iran|nuclear program in exchange for reduced Sanctions against Iran|sanctions.

Famous Birthdays


1273- Alphonso, Earl of Chester -(d. 1284)

1394- Charles, Duke of Orléans -(d. 1465)

1420- John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire -English knight (d. 1473)

1583- Juan Martínez de Jáuregui y Aguilar -Spanish poet and painter (d. 1641)

1615- Philip William, Elector Palatine -German son of Magdalene of Bavaria (d. 1690)

1630- Étienne Baluze -French scholar and academic (d. 1718)

1632- Baruch Spinoza -Dutch philosopher and scholar (d. 1677)

1655- Charles XI of Sweden -(d. 1697)

1690- Charles Theodore Pachelbel -German organist and composer (d. 1750)

1712- Charles-Michel de l'Épée -French priest and educator (d. 1789)

1712- Ali II ibn Hussein -Tunisian ruler (d. 1782)

1713- Junípero Serra -Spanish priest and missionary (d. 1784)

1713- Laurence Sterne -Irish clergyman and author (d. 1768)

1724- Maria Amalia of Saxony -(d. 1760)

1729- Alexander Suvorov -Russian general (d. 1800)

1745- Maria Luisa of Spain -(d. 1792)

1774- Thomas Dick (scientist)|Thomas Dick -Scottish minister, educator, and author (d. 1857)

1784- Zachary Taylor -American general and politician, 12th President of the United States (d. 1850)

1801- Ludwig Bechstein -German author and poet (d. 1860)

1806- William Webb Ellis -English clergyman, created Rugby football (d. 1872)

1811- Ulrich Ochsenbein -Swiss politician, List of Presidents of the National Council of Switzerland|President of the Swiss National Council (d. 1890)

1812- Xavier Hommaire de Hell -French geographer and engineer (d. 1848)

1812- Christian Hansen Vennemoe -Norwegian politician (d. 1901)

1815- Grace Darling -English heroine (d. 1842)

1826- Carlo Collodi -Italian journalist and author (d. 1890)

1833- Antoine Labelle -Canadian priest (d. 1891)

1849- Frances Hodgson Burnett -English-American playwright and author (d. 1924)

1857- Miklós Kovács (poet)|Miklós Kovács -Hungarian-Slovene poet and songwriter (d. 1937)

1859- Cass Gilbert -American architect, designed the United States Supreme Court Building and Woolworth Building (d. 1934)

1864- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec -French painter and illustrator (d. 1901)

1867- Louis de Champsavin -French horse rider (d. 1916)

1867- Scott Joplin -American pianist and composer (d. 1917)

1869- Óscar Carmona -Portuguese field marshal and politician, 11th President of Portugal (d. 1951)

1873- Julius Martov -Russian politician (d. 1923)

1874- Charles William Miller -Brazilian footballer and referee (d. 1953)

1876- Walter Burley Griffin -American architect, designed Canberra (d. 1937)

1877- Alben W. Barkley -American lawyer and politician, 35th Vice President of the United States (d. 1956)

1877- Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara -Indian police officer (d. 1941)

1881- Al Christie -Canadian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1951)

1882- Nikolai Janson -Russian politician (d. 1938)

1884- Yitzhak Ben-Zvi -Russian-Israeli historian and politician, 2nd President of Israel (d. 1963)

1885- Theodor Altermann -Estonian actor, director, and producer (d. 1915)

1885- Christian Wirth -German SS officer (d. 1944)

1886- Margaret Caroline Anderson -American publisher, founded ''The Little Review'' (d. 1973)

1887- Raoul Paoli -French boxer and rower (d. 1960)

1887- Erich von Manstein -German field marshal (d. 1973)

1888- Dale Carnegie -American author and educator (d. 1955)

1888- Fredrick Willius -American cardiologist and author (d. 1972)

1893- Charles F. Hurley -American soldier and politician, 54th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1946)

1894- Herbert Sutcliffe -English cricketer (d. 1978)

1897- Lucky Luciano -Italian-American mobster (d. 1962)

1899- Ward Morehouse -American author, playwright, and critic (d. 1966)

1904- Albert Ross Tilley -Canadian surgeon and captain (d. 1988)

1908- Libertad Lamarque -Argentinian actress and singer (d. 2000)

1910- Larry Siemering -American football player and coach (d. 2009)

1911- Kirby Grant -American actor (d. 1985)

1911- Joe Medwick -American baseball player and manager (d. 1975)

1912- Bernard Delfgaauw -Dutch philosopher and academic (d. 1993)

1912- Garson Kanin -American director and screenwriter (d. 1999)

1912- Joan Sanderson -English actress (d. 1992)

1912- Charles Schneeman -American soldier and illustrator (d. 1972)

1912- Barbara Sheldon -American actress (d. 2007)

1912- Teddy Wilson -American pianist and educator (d. 1986)

1913- Geraldine Fitzgerald -Irish-American actress (d. 2005)

1916- Forrest J Ackerman -American soldier and author (d. 2008)

1917- Howard Duff -American actor and director (d. 1990)

1917- Shabtai Rosenne -English-Israeli jurist, academic, and diplomat (d. 2010)

1919- David Kossoff -English actor and screenwriter (d. 2005)

1921- John Lindsay -American lawyer and politician, 103rd Mayor of New York City (d. 2000)

1922- Claus Moser, Baron Moser -German-English statistician and academic

1922- Martin Poll -American film and television producer (d. 2012)

1925- William F. Buckley, Jr. -American publisher and author, founded the ''National Review'' (d. 2008)

1925- Simon van der Meer -Dutch-Swiss physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2011)

1926- Tsung-Dao Lee -Chinese-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate

1927- Ahmadou Kourouma -Ivorian-French author and playwright (d. 2003)

1929- Franciszek Kokot -Polish nephrologist and endocrinologist

1930- Bob Friend -American baseball player

1931- Arthur Chaskalson -South African lawyer and judge, 18th Chief Justice of South Africa (d. 2012)

1932- Fred Titmus -English cricketer and coach (d. 2011)

1933- John Sheridan (rugby league)|John Sheridan -English rugby player and coach (d. 2012)

1934- Alfred Schnittke -German-Russian journalist and composer (d. 1998)

1935- Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa -Bahraini politician, Prime Minister of Bahrain

1935- Ron Dellums -American soldier and politician, 48th Mayor of Oakland

1935- Mordicai Gerstein -American author, illustrator, and director

1938- Willy Claes -Belgian politician, 8th Secretary General of NATO

1938- Oscar Robertson -American basketball player and sportscaster

1938- Charles Starkweather -American spree killer (d. 1959)

1940- Elizabeth Filkin -English civil servant

1940- Don Metz (architect)|Don Metz -American architect

1940- Paul Tagliabue -American lawyer and businessman

1940- Eric Wilson (author)|Eric Wilson -Canadian author

1941- Pete Best -English drummer and songwriter (The Beatles and Lee Curtis and the All-Stars)

1941- Donald "Duck" Dunn -American bass player, songwriter, and producer (Booker T. and the M.G.'s, The Mar-Keys, and The Blues Brothers) (d. 2012)

1942- Billy Connolly -Scottish comedian, actor, and singer (The Humblebums)

1942- Marlin Fitzwater -American journalist, 17th White House Press Secretary

1942- Andrew Stunell -English politician

1943- Dave Bing -American basketball player and politician, 70th Mayor of Detroit

1943- Richard Tee -American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Stuff (band)|Stuff) (d. 1993)

1943- Robin Williamson -Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Incredible String Band)

1944- Candy Darling -American model and actress (d. 1974)

1944- Ibrahim Gambari -Nigerian academic and diplomat, 9th Minister of Foreign Affairs (Nigeria)|Foreign Minister of Nigeria

1944- Dan Glickman -American businessman and politician, 26th United States Secretary of Agriculture

1945- Lee Michaels -American singer and keyboard player (The Sentinals (band)|The Sentinals)

1946- Ted Bundy -American serial killer (d. 1989)

1946- Penny Jordan -English author (d. 2011)

1947- Dwight Schultz -American actor

1947- Dave Sinclair -English keyboard player (Caravan (band)|Caravan, Hatfield and the North, The Wilde Flowers, Matching Mole, and The Polite Force (band)|The Polite Force)

1948- Spider Robinson -American-Canadian author and critic

1948- Steve Yeager -American baseball player and coach

1949- Shane Bourne -Australian comedian, actor, and television host

1949- Ewen Cameron, Baron Cameron of Dillington -English politician

1949- Sally Davies (doctor)|Sally Davies -English haematologist, Chief Medical Officer (United Kingdom)|Chief Medical Officer for England

1949- Linda Tripp -American civil servant

1950- Roscoe Born -American actor

1950- Stanley Livingston -American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1951- Mimis Androulakis -Greek author and politician

1951- Chet Edwards -American businessman and politician

1951- Margaret Mountford -Irish lawyer and businesswoman

1951- Graham Price -Egyptian-Welsh rugby player

1952- Norbert Haug -German journalist and businessman

1952- Thierry Lhermitte -French actor, producer, and screenwriter

1952- Jim Sheridan (politician)|Jim Sheridan -Scottish politician

1953- Glenn Withrow -American actor

1954- Emir Kusturica -Serbian actor, director, and screenwriter

1955- Ian Botham -English cricketer, footballer, and sportscaster

1955- Clem Burke -American drummer (Blondie (band)|Blondie, Ramones, The Adult Net, and The Romantics)

1955- Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth -Swedish politician

1955- Najib Mikati -Lebanese businessman and politician, 31st Prime Minister of Lebanon

1955- Takashi Yuasa -Japanese lawyer and author

1956- Sven Grünberg -Estonian singer-songwriter

1957- Denise Crosby -American actress

1957- Edward Stourton (journalist)|Edward Stourton -English journalist

1958- Roy Aitken -Scottish footballer and manager

1958- Alain Chabat -French actor and director

1958- Margaret Curran -Scottish academic and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

1959- Todd Brooker -Canadian skier

1959- Robert Jüttner -German footballer

1960- Edgar Meyer -American bassist and composer (Strength in Numbers (band)|Strength in Numbers)

1960- Amanda Wyss -American actress

1961- Carlos Carnero -Spanish politician

1961- Arundhati Roy -Indian author and activist

1962- John Kovalic -English author and illustrator

1962- John Squire -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Stone Roses and The Seahorses)

1962- Paul Thorburn -German-Welsh rugby player and manager

1962- Ioannis Topalidis -Greek footballer and manager

1962- Tracey Wickham -Australian swimmer

1964- Garret Dillahunt -American actor

1964- Tony Rombola -American guitarist (Godsmack and Another Animal)

1964- Brad Sherwood -American actor and game show host

1965- Shirley Henderson -Scottish actress and singer

1967- Henrik Brockmann -Danish singer-songwriter (Royal Hunt and Evil Masquerade)

1967- Cal Eldred -American baseball player and sportscaster

1968- Todd Beamer -American passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 (d. 2001)

1968- Bülent Korkmaz -Turkish footballer and manager

1969- David Adeang -Nauruan lawyer and politician

1969- Rob Nicholson (musician)|Rob Nicholson -American bass player and songwriter (Cryptic Slaughter and Danzig (band)|Danzig)

1970- Doug Brien -American football player

1970- Julieta Venegas -American-Mexican singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

1970- Ashley Ward -English footballer

1971- Cosmas Ndeti -Kenyan runner

1971- Keith Primeau -Canadian-American ice hockey player

1972- Marek Lemsalu -Estonian footballer

1974- Stephen Merchant -English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1974- Machel Montano -Trinidadian singer-songwriter and producer (Xtatik)

1974- Taro Yamamoto -Japanese actor and politician

1974- Dave Aizer -American television host and producer

1975- Thomas Kohnstamm -American author

1976- Christian Laflamme -Canadian ice hockey player

1976- Chen Lu -Chinese figure skater

1977- Colin Hanks -American actor

1977- Olle Kärner -Estonian orienteer

1977- Celaleddin Koçak -German-Turkish footballer

1978- Katherine Heigl -American actress and producer

1979- Becca Barlow -American guitarist (BarlowGirl)

1979- Joseba Llorente -Spanish footballer

1980- Beth Phoenix -American wrestler

1982- Ryan Fitzpatrick -American football player

1982- Sean O'Loughlin -English rugby player

1983- Dean Ashton -English footballer

1983- Lars Eckert -German rugby player

1983- Meredith Henderson -Canadian actress and producer

1983- André Laurito -German footballer

1983- José López (baseball)|José López -Venezuelan baseball player

1983- Karine Vanasse -Canadian actress

1984- Maria Höfl-Riesch -German skier

1984- Wolf Hudson -American porn actor and director

1985- Julia Alexandratou -Greek model, actress and singer

1985- Tony Hunt -American football player

1986- Pedro León -Spanish footballer

1986- Mohamed Massaquoi -American football player

1990- Sarah Hyland -American actress

1990- Tom Odell -English singer-songwriter

1992- Sergei Kulbach -Ukrainian figure skater

1993- Ivi Adamou -Cypriot singer

1994- Nabil Bentaleb -Algerian footballer

1994- Reece Mastin -English-Australian singer-songwriter

2003- Charlotte Cleverley-Bisman -New Zealand meningococcal disease survivor

History of Deaths


654- Emperor Kōtoku -of Japan (b. 596)

835- Muhammad al-Jawad -Saudi Arabian religious leader, 9th of the Twelve Imams (b. 811)

1072- Bagrat IV of Georgia -(b. 1018)

1265- Magnus Olafsson -Manx king

1326- Hugh Despenser the Younger -English courtier (b. 1296)

1468- Jean de Dunois -French soldier (b. 1402)

1531- Johannes Oecolampadius -German religious reformer (b. 1482)

1572- John Knox -Scottish pastor and theologian (b. 1510)

1583- René de Birague -French cardinal (b. 1506)

1615- Sethus Calvisius -German composer and theorist (b. 1556)

1650- Manuel Cardoso -Portuguese organist and composer (b. 1566)

1675- Guru Tegh Bahadur -Indian religious leader, 9th Sikh gurus|Guru of Sikhs (b. 1621)

1722- Johann Adam Reincken -Dutch-German organist and composer (b. 1623)

1741- Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden -(b. 1688)

1770- Charles-Jean-François Hénault -French historian and author (b. 1685)

1775- Lorenzo Ricci -Italian religious leader, 18th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1703)

1781- James Caldwell (clergyman)|James Caldwell -American minister (b. 1734)

1793- Clément Charles François de Laverdy -French politician, List of Finance Ministers of France|French Minister of Finance (b. 1723)

1801- Franz Moritz von Lacy -Austrian field marshal (b. 1725)

1807- Joseph Brant -American tribal leader (b. 1742)

1848- William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne -English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1779)

1870- Comte de Lautréamont -Uruguayan-French poet (b. 1846)

1885- Nicolás Avellaneda -Argentinian journalist and politician, 8th President of Argentina (b. 1837)

1890- August Belmont -German-American banker and politician, 16th United States Ambassador to the Netherlands (b. 1816)

1916- Hiram Maxim -American-English inventor, invented the Maxim gun (b. 1840)

1920- Lado Aleksi-Meskhishvili -Georgian actor and director (b. 1857)

1920- Alexandru Macedonski -Romanian author and poet (b. 1854)

1922- Robert Erskine Childers -Irish solder, journalist, and author (b. 1870)

1929- Georges Clemenceau -French physician, publisher, and politician, 72nd List of Prime Ministers of France|Prime Minister of France (b. 1841)

1936- Lucio and Simplicio Godina|Lucio Godina -Filipino conjoined twin (b. 1908)

1943- Doris Miller -American soldier and chef, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1919)

1948- Anna Jarvis -American founder of Mother's Day (b. 1864)

1956- Guido Cantelli -Italian conductor (b. 1920)

1957- Diego Rivera -Mexican painter (b. 1886)

1958- Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood -English lawyer and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1864)

1959- Dally Messenger -Australian rugby player, cricketer, and sailor (b. 1883)

1960- Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia -(b. 1882)

1960- Roscoe Lockwood -American rower (b. 1875)

1961- Ruth Chatterton -American actress and singer (b. 1893)

1963- Marotrao Kannamwar -Indian politician, 2nd Chief Minister of Maharashtra

1963- Lee Harvey Oswald -American assassin of John F. Kennedy (b. 1939)

1964- Herbert Johanson -Estonian architect (b. 1884)

1965- Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah -Kuwaiti ruler (b. 1895)

1967- Louis Fratto -American gangster (b. 1908)

1968- D. A. Levy -American poet (b. 1942)

1973- John Neihardt -American author and poet (b. 1881)

1980- Herbert Agar -American journalist and historian (b. 1897)

1980- George Raft -American actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1895)

1982- Barack Obama, Sr. -Kenyan economist (b. 1936)

1985- Big Joe Turner -American singer (b. 1911)

1987- Jehane Benoît -Canadian author and journalist (b. 1904)

1990- Juan Manuel Bordeu -Argentinian race car driver (b. 1934)

1990- Fred Shero -Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1925)

1990- Dodie Smith -English author and playwright (b. 1896)

1991- Eric Carr -American drummer and songwriter (Kiss (band)|KISS) (b. 1950)

1991- Freddie Mercury -Zanzibari-English singer-songwriter and producer (Queen (band)|Queen and Ibex (band)|Ibex) (b. 1946)

1993- Albert Collins -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1932)

1996- Sorley MacLean -Scottish soldier and poet (b. 1911)

1997- Barbara (singer)|Barbara -French singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1930)

1999- Hilary Minster -English actor (b. 1944)

2001- Melanie Thornton -American-German singer (La Bouche) (b. 1967)

2002- John Rawls -American philosopher, author, and academic (b. 1921)

2003- Snowflake (gorilla)|Snowflake -Spanish gorilla (b. 1964)

2003- Warren Spahn -American baseball player and coach (b. 1921)

2004- Arthur Hailey -English-Canadian author (b. 1920)

2004- Joseph Hansen (writer)|Joseph Hansen -American author and poet (b. 1923)

2004- James Wong (lyricist)|James Wong -Chinese actor and songwriter (b. 1940)

2005- Pat Morita -American actor, singer, and screenwriter (b. 1932)

2006- Juice Leskinen -Finnish singer-songwriter (b. 1950)

2006- George W. S. Trow -American author, playwright, and critic (b. 1943)

2006- Zdeněk Veselovský -Czech zoologist (b. 1938)

2007- Casey Calvert -American guitarist (Hawthorne Heights) (b. 1981)

2008- Kenny MacLean -Scottish-Canadian bass player and songwriter (Platinum Blonde (band)|Platinum Blonde) (b. 1956)

2008- Cecil H. Underwood -American educator and politician, 25th Governor of West Virginia (b. 1922)

2009- Chan Hung-lit -Chinese actor and director (b. 1943)

2009- Abe Pollin -American businessman (b. 1923)

2009- Samak Sundaravej -Thai politician, 25th Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1935)

2010- Huang Hua (politician)|Huang Hua -Chinese politician, 5th Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China (b. 1913)

2012- Héctor Camacho -Puerto Rican boxer and singer (b. 1962)

2012- Alec Campbell (archaeologist)|Alec Campbell -English-Botswana archaeologist (b. 1932)

2012- Ardeshir Cowasjee -Pakistani journalist and philanthropist (b. 1926)

2012- Antoine Kohn -Luxembourgian footballer and manager (b. 1933)

2012- Tony Leblanc -Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1922)

2012- Frank Pittman -American psychiatrist and author (b. 1935)

2012- Chris Stamp -English-American manager and producer (b. 1942)

2012- Jimmy Stewart (baseball)|Jimmy Stewart -American baseball player and manager (b. 1939)

2012- Nicholas Turro -American chemist and academic (b. 1938)

2012- Ernie Warlick -American football player (b. 1932)

2013- Matthew Bucksbaum -American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded General Growth Properties (b. 1926)

2013- Lorenzo Coleman -American basketball player (b. 1975)

2013- Arnaud Coyot -French cyclist (b. 1980)

2013- Lou Hyndman -Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1935)

2013- June Keithley -Filipino actress and journalist (b. 1947)

2013- Jean King -American politician, 6th Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii

2013- Robin Leigh-Pemberton, Baron Kingsdown -English banker and politician, Governor of the Bank of England (b. 1927)

2013- Matti Ranin -Finnish actor (b. 1926)

2013- Wenceslao Sarmiento -Peruvian-American architect, designed the Phoenix Financial Center (b. 1922)

2013- Charlie Ware, Jnr -Irish hurler (b. 1933)