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25- Luoyang -is History of the Han Dynasty#Reconsolidation under Guangwu|declared capital of the Eastern Han Dynasty by Emperor Guangwu of Han.
176-Emperor Marcus Aurelius -grants his son Commodus the rank of "Imperator" and makes him Supreme Commander of the Roman legions.
395- Rufinus (consul)|Rufinus -Praetorian prefecture of the East|praetorian prefect of the East, is murdered by Goths|Gothic mercenaries under Gainas.
511-King Clovis I -dies at Paris ("Lutetia") and is buried in the Abbey of St Genevieve. The Merovingian dynasty|Merovingian Dynasty is continued by his four sons — Theuderic I, Chlodomer, Childebert I and Chlothar I — who divide the Francia|Frankish Kingdom and rule from the capitals at Metz, Orléans, Paris and Soissons.
602-Emperor Maurice (emperor)|Maurice -is forced to watch his five sons be executed before being Decapitation|beheaded himself; their bodies are thrown into the sea and their heads are exhibited in Constantinople.
1095- Pope Urban II -declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont.
1295-The first elected representatives from Lancashire -are called to Westminster by Edward I of England|King Edward I to attend what later became known as "Model Parliament|The Model Parliament".
1703-The first Eddystone Lighthouse -is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703.
1727-The foundation stone to the Jerusalem's Church -in Berlin is laid.
1807-The Portuguese Royal Family History of Portugal (1777–1834)#Napoleonic invasions|leaves Lisbon to escape from Napoleonic troops -
1810-The Berners Street Hoax -was perpetrated by Theodore Hook in the City of Westminster, London.
1815-Adoption of Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland -
1830- St. Catherine Laboure -experiences a vision of the Blessed Virgin standing on a globe, crushing a serpent with her feet, and emanating rays of light from her hands.
1835- James Pratt and John Smith -are hanged in London; they are the last two to be executed for sodomy in England.
1839-In Boston -Massachusetts, the American Statistical Association is founded.
1856-The Luxembourg Coup of 1856|Coup of 1856 -leads to Luxembourg's unilateral adoption of a new, reactionary Constitution of Luxembourg|constitution.
1863- American Civil War -Confederate States of America|Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and several of his men escape the Ohio Penitentiary and return safely to the Confederate States of America|South.
1868- American Indian Wars -Battle of Washita River
1886-German judge Emil Hartwich -sustains fatal injuries in a duel, which would become the background for Theodor Fontane's ''Effi Briest''.
1895-At the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris -Alfred Nobel signs his last will and testament, setting aside his estate to establish the Nobel Prize after he dies.
1901-The U.S. Army War College -is established.
1912- Spain -declares a protectorate over the north shore of Morocco.
1924-In New York City -the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
1940-In Kingdom of Romania|Romania -the ruling Iron Guard fascist party assassinates over 60 of arrested King Carol II of Romania's aides and other political dissidents, including former Prime Minister of Romania|Prime Minister Nicolae Iorga.
1940- World War II -At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engages the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean Sea.
1942-World War II: At Toulon -the French navy Scuttling of the French fleet in Toulon|scuttles its ships and submarines to keep them out of Nazism|Nazi hands.
1954- Alger Hiss -is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury.
1963-The Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention -is signed at Strasbourg.
1965- Vietnam War -The Pentagon tells President of the United States|U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned operations are to succeed, the number of United States|American troops in Vietnam has to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000.
1968- Penny Ann Early -became the first woman to play major professional basketball, for the Kentucky Colonels in an American Basketball Association|ABA game against the Los Angeles Stars.
1971-The Soviet space program -s Mars probe program|''Mars 2'' orbiter releases a descent module. It malfunctions and crashes, but it is the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars.
1973- Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution|Twenty-fifth Amendment -The United States Senate votes 92 to 3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States. (On December 6, the United States House of Representatives|House will confirm him 387 to 35).
1975-The Provisional IRA -assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a news conference|press conference in which McWhirter had announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.
1978-In San Francisco, California -city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are Moscone-Milk assassinations|assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.
1978-The Kurdistan Workers' Party -(PKK) is founded in the city of Riha (Urfa) in Turkey.
1983- Avianca Flight 011 -A Boeing 747 crashes near Madrid, Spain|Madrid's Barajas Airport, killing 181.
1984-Under the Brussels Agreement, 1984|Brussels Agreement -signed between the governments of the United Kingdom and Spain, the former agreed to enter into discussions with Spain over Gibraltar, including sovereignty.
1989- Avianca Flight 203 -a Boeing 727, explodes in mid-air over Colombia, killing all 107 people on board and three people on the ground. The Medellín Cartel will claim responsibility for the attack.
1991-The United Nations Security Council -adopts United Nations Security Council Resolution 721|Security Council Resolution 721, leading the way to the establishment of peacekeeping operations in Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia|Yugoslavia.
1992-For the second time in a year, Armed forces|military forces -try to overthrow president Carlos Andres Perez in Venezuela.
1997-Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre -in Algeria.
1999-The left-wing New Zealand Labour Party|Labour Party -takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history.
2000-In the Canadian federal election, 2000|Canadian federal election -the Liberal Party of Canada wins its third consecutive election with a gain in the number of its members.
2001-A hydrogen -Celestial body atmosphere|atmosphere is discovered on the extrasolar planet Osiris (planet)|Osiris by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet.
2004- Pope John Paul II -returns the relics of John Chrysostom|Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.
2005-The first partial human face transplant -is completed in Amiens, France.
2006-The House of Commons of Canada|Canadian House of Commons -approves a motion tabled by Canadian Prime Minister|Prime Minister Stephen Harper recognizing Québécois nation motion|the Québécois as a nation within Canada.
2009- 2009 Nevsky Express bombing -A bomb explodes on the Nevsky Express train between Moscow and Saint Petersburg, derailing it and causing 28 deaths and 96 injuries.
111- Antinous -Greek favourite of Hadrian (d. 130)
1127- Emperor Xiaozong of Song -(d. 1194)
1576- Shimazu Tadatsune -Japanese daimyo (d. 1638)
1582- Pierre Dupuy (scholar)|Pierre Dupuy -French historian and scholar (d. 1651)
1630- Sigismund Francis, Archduke of Austria -(d. 1665)
1635- Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon -French wife of Louis XIV of France (d. 1719)
1701- Anders Celsius -Swedish astronomer, physicist, and mathematician (d. 1744)
1710- Robert Lowth -English bishop (d. 1787)
1746- Robert R. Livingston (chancellor)|Robert R. Livingston -American lawyer and politician, 1st United States Secretary for Foreign Affairs (d. 1813)
1746- Increase Sumner -American lawyer, jurist, and politician, 5th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1799)
1754- Georg Forster -German-Polish ethnologist and journalist (d. 1794)
1759- Franz Krommer -Czech violinist and composer (d. 1831)
1779- Aimé, duc de Clermont-Tonnerre -French general and politician, Minister of Defence (France)|French Minister of Defence (d. 1865)
1804- Julius Benedict -German-English conductor and composer (d. 1885)
1809- Fanny Kemble -English actress, playwright, and poet (d. 1893)
1814- Charles-François-Frédéric, marquis de Montholon-Sémonville|Charles-François-Frédéric de Montholon-Sémonville -French diplomat (d. 1886)
1833- Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge -(d. 1897)
1843- Elizabeth Stride -Swedish-English victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)
1843- Cornelius Vanderbilt II -American businessman (d. 1899)
1853- Frank Dicksee -English painter and illustrator (d. 1928)
1857- Charles Scott Sherrington -English physiologist, bacteriologist, and pathologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1952)
1865- Janez Evangelist Krek -Slovene priest, journalist, and politician (d. 1917)
1867- Charles Koechlin -French composer and educator (d. 1950)
1870- Juho Kusti Paasikivi -Finnish academic and politician, 7th President of Finland (d. 1956)
1871- Giovanni Giorgi -Italian physicist and engineer (d. 1950)
1874- Charles A. Beard -American historian, author, and educator, co-founded The New School (d. 1948)
1874- František Erben -Czech-Bohemian gymnast (d. 1942)
1874- Chaim Weizmann -Belarusian-Israeli chemist and politician, 1st President of Israel (d. 1952)
1875- Julius Lenhart -Austrian gymnast (d. 1962)
1878- Jatindramohan Bagchi -Indian poet (d. 1948)
1878- Charles Dvorak -American pole vaulter (d. 1969)
1885- Liviu Rebreanu -Romanian author and playwright (d. 1944)
1887- Masaharu Homma -Japanese general (d. 1946)
1888- Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar -Indian activist and politician, 1st Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 1956)
1894- Konosuke Matsushita -Japanese businessman, founded Panasonic (d. 1989)
1894- Katherine Milhous -American author and illustrator (d. 1977)
1894- Amphilochius of Pochayiv -Ukrainian monk and saint (d. 1971)
1897- Vito Genovese -Italian-American mobster (d. 1969)
1898- Fredric Warburg -English author and publisher (d. 1981)
1901- Ted Husing -American sportscaster (d. 1962)
1903- Lars Onsager -Norwegian-American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1976)
1907- Harivansh Rai Bachchan -Indian poet and author (d. 2003)
1907- L. Sprague de Camp -American historian and author (d. 2000)
1909- James Agee -American author and screenwriter (d. 1955)
1909- Anatoly Maltsev -Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 1967)
1911- Fe del Mundo -Filipino pediatrician and educator (d. 2011)
1911- David Merrick -American director and producer (d. 2000)
1916- Chick Hearn -American sportscaster (d. 2002)
1917- Buffalo Bob Smith -American television host (d. 1998)
1920- Abe Lenstra -Dutch footballer (d. 1985)
1920- Buster Merryfield -English actor (d. 1999)
1920- Cal Worthington -American captain and car dealer (d. 2013)
1921- Dora Dougherty Strother -American pilot and academic (d. 2013)
1921- Alexander Dubček -Slovak soldier and politician (d. 1992)
1922- Hall Bartlett -American film producer, director, and screen writer (d. 1993)
1923- Antonie Hegerlíková -Czech actress (d. 2012)
1925- John Maddox -Welsh chemist, physicist, and journalist (d. 2009)
1925- Marshall Thompson -American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1992)
1925- Ernie Wise -English actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1999)
1926- Chae Myung-shin -South Korean general (d. 2013)
1927- Carlos José Castilho -Brazilian footballer and manager (d. 1987)
1928- Alekos Alexandrakis -Greek actor and director (d. 2005)
1928- Josh Kirby -English painter and illustrator (d. 2001)
1930- Joe DeNardo -American meteorologist
1930- Rex Shelley -Singaporean engineer and author (d. 2009)
1930- Alan Simpson (scriptwriter)|Alan Simpson -English screenwriter and producer
1932- Benigno Aquino, Jr. -Filipino journalist and politician (d. 1983)
1933- Jacques Godbout -Canadian journalist, author, director, and screenwriter
1933- Gordon S. Wood -American historian and academic
1934- Ammo Baba -Iraqi footballer and manager (d. 2009)
1934- Al Jackson, Jr. -American drummer, songwriter, and producer (Booker T. & the M.G.'s) (d. 1975)
1934- Gilbert Strang -American mathematician and academic
1935- Les Blank -American director and producer (d. 2013)
1935- Daniel Charles -French musicologist and philosopher (d. 2008)
1937- Gail Sheehy -American journalist and author
1938- John Ashworth (biologist)|John Ashworth -English biologist and academic
1938- Apolo Nsibambi -Ugandan academic and politician, Prime Minister of Uganda
1939- Dave Giusti -American baseball player and manager
1939- Tony Green -English sportscaster
1939- Laurent-Désiré Kabila -Congolese politician, List of heads of state of the Democratic Republic of the Congo|President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (d. 2001)
1940- John Alderton -English actor
1940- Bruce Lee -American-Chinese actor, martial artist, and screenwriter (d. 1973)
1941- Aimé Jacquet -French footballer, coach, and manager
1941- Eddie Rabbitt -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1998)
1941- Louis van Dijk -Dutch pianist
1942- Henry Carr -American football player and runner
1942- Marilyn Hacker -American poet and critic
1942- Jimi Hendrix -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1970)
1943- Nicole Brossard -Canadian author and poet
1943- Jil Sander -German fashion designer, founded Jil Sander (brand)|Jil Sander AG
1944- Neddy Smith -Australian criminal
1945- Barbara Anderson (actress)|Barbara Anderson -American actress
1945- James Avery (actor)|James Avery -American actor (d. 2013)
1945- Phil Bloom -Dutch model and actress
1945- Alain de Cadenet -English race car driver
1945- Eiv Eloon -Estonian author
1945- Benigno Fitial -Mariana Islander businessman and politician, 7th List of Governors of the Northern Mariana Islands|Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands
1945- Ann Mallalieu, Baroness Mallalieu -English lawyer and politician
1947- Don Adams (basketball)|Don Adams -American basketball player
1947- Ismaïl Omar Guelleh -Djiboutian politician, List of heads of state of Djibouti|President of Djibouti
1947- Neil Rosenshein -American tenor
1949- Nick Discepola -Italian-Canadian businessman and politician (d. 2012)
1949- Masanori Sekiya -Japanese race car driver
1950- Gavyn Davies -English journalist and businessman
1950- Gran Hamada -Japanese wrestler
1951- Kathryn Bigelow -American director, producer, and screenwriter
1951- Gunnar Graps -Estonian singer and guitarist (Magnetic Band and Gunnar Graps Group) (d. 2004)
1952- Sheila Copps -Canadian journalist and politician, 6th Deputy Prime Minister of Canada
1952- Bappi Lahiri -Indian singer-songwriter and producer
1952- Daryl Stuermer -American guitarist (Genesis (band)|Genesis and Era (musical project)|Era)
1952- Jim Wetherbee -American captain, engineer, and astronaut
1953- Curtis Armstrong -American actor, singer, and producer
1953- Boris Grebenshchikov -Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Aquarium (group)|Aquarium)
1953- Tarmo Kõuts -Estonian commander and politician
1953- Richard Stone (composer)|Richard Stone -American composer (d. 2001)
1954- Patricia McPherson -American actress
1954- Kimmy Robertson -American actress
1954- Arthur Smith (comedian)|Arthur Smith -English comedian, actor, and screenwriter
1955- Pierre Mondou -Canadian ice hockey player
1955- Bill Nye -American engineer, educator, and television host
1956- William Fichtner -American actor
1956- John McCarthy (journalist)|John McCarthy -English journalist
1957- Kenny Acheson -Irish race car driver
1957- Frank Boeijen -Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist
1957- Caroline Kennedy -American lawyer and diplomat, 29th United States Ambassador to Japan
1957- Callie Khouri -American screenwriter, producer and director
1957- Kevin O'Connell (sound re-recording mixer)|Kevin O'Connell -American sound designer
1957- Michael A. Stackpole -American game designer and author
1958- Mike Scioscia -American baseball player and manager
1959- Charlie Burchill -Scottish guitarist and songwriter (Simple Minds)
1959- Viktoria Mullova -Russian violinist
1960- Kevin Henkes -American author and illustrator
1960- Ken O'Brien -American football player and coach
1960- Tim Pawlenty -American lawyer and politician, 39th Governor of Minnesota
1960- Michael Rispoli -American actor
1960- Yulia Tymoshenko -Ukrainian politician, 10th Prime Minister of Ukraine
1960- Gianni Vernetti -Italian politician
1961- Samantha Bond -English actress
1961- Steve Oedekerk -American actor, director, and screenwriter
1962- Charlie Benante -American drummer and songwriter (Anthrax (American band)|Anthrax and Stormtroopers of Death)
1962- Mike Bordin -American drummer (Faith No More, Black Sabbath, and EZ-Street)
1962- Davey Boy Smith -English-Canadian wrestler (d. 2002)
1963- Fisher Stevens -American actor, director, and producer
1964- Giles Fraser -English priest and journalist
1964- Robin Givens -American actress
1964- Roberto Mancini -Italian footballer and manager
1964- David Rakoff -Canadian-American author and actor (d. 2012)
1964- Hisayuki Sasaki -Japanese golfer (d. 2013)
1966- Andy Merrill -American voice actor and producer
1967- Shane Embury -English bass player (Napalm Death, Unseen Terror, Meathook Seed, Lock Up (UK band)|Lock Up, and Venomous Concept)
1968- Michael Vartan -French-American actor
1969- Damian Hinds -English politician
1969- Myles Kennedy -American singer-songwriter (Alter Bridge, The Mayfield Four, Citizen Swing, and Cosmic Dust (band)|Cosmic Dust)
1970- Brooke Langton -American actress
1970- Erik Menendez -American murderer
1970- Patricia Zentilli -Canadian actress
1971- Larry Allen -American football player
1971- Nick Van Exel -American basketball player and coach
1971- Francesco Malcom -Italian pornographic actor and director
1972- Shane Salerno -American screenwriter and producer
1973- Twista -American rapper and producer
1973- Sharlto Copley -South African actor, director, and producer
1973- Samantha Harris -American model and television host
1973- Evan Karagias -American wrestler and actor
1973- Janne Oinas -Finnish footballer
1974- Kirk Acevedo -American actor
1974- Alec Newman -Scottish actor
1975- Bad Azz (rapper)|Bad Azz -American rapper and actor (LBC Crew)
1975- Martín Gramática -Argentinian-American football player
1975- Rain Vessenberg -Estonian footballer
1976- Pgeezy -American rapper (d. 2012)
1976- Jean Grae -South African–American rapper and producer
1976- Chad Kilger -Canadian ice hockey player
1976- Jaleel White -American actor and screenwriter
1977- Willie Bloomquist -American baseball player
1977- Mika Tan -American porn actress
1978- Shy Love -German-American porn actress and director
1978- Eszter Molnár -Hungarian tennis player
1978- Jimmy Rollins -American baseball player
1978- Mike Skinner (musician)|Mike Skinner -English rapper, producer, and actor (The Streets)
1978- Radek Štěpánek -Czech tennis player
1978- Tim Yeung -American drummer (Divine Heresy and World Under Blood)
1979- Ricky Carmichael -American race car driver
1979- Hilary Hahn -American violinist
1979- Shin Hye-sung -South Korean singer (Shinhwa and S (South Korean band)|S)
1979- Teemu Tainio -Finnish footballer
1980- Jackie Greene -American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1980- Veronika Portsmuth -Estonian singer and conductor
1980- Michael Yardy -English cricketer
1981- Bruno Alves -Portuguese footballer
1981- Gary Lucy -English actor
1981- Matthew Taylor (footballer)|Matthew Taylor -English footballer
1982- David Bellion -French footballer
1982- Tommy Robinson (activist)|Tommy Robinson -English activist, co-founded the English Defence League
1983- Professor Green -English rapper
1984- Domata Peko -American football player
1985- Alison Pill -Canadian actress
1985- Thilo Versick -German footballer
1986- Suresh Kumar Raina -Indian cricketer
1986- Steven Silva -American-Filipino footballer, singer, and actor
1986- Xavi Torres -Spanish footballer
1986- Oritsé Williams -English singer-songwriter, producer, and dancer (JLS)
1987- Yuria Haga -Japanese model and actress
1987- Gary Wozniak -American Skeleton (sport)|skeleton racer
1988- Miroslav Šmajda -Slovak singer
1992- Ala Boratyn -Polish singer-songwriter (Blog 27)
1995- Leonard Proxauf -German-Austrian actor
1996- Suicide of Amanda Todd|Amanda Todd -Canadian suicide victim (d. 2012)
History of Deaths
8 BC- Horace -Roman soldier and poet (b. 65 BC)
395- Rufinus (consul)|Rufinus -Roman politician
450- Galla Placidia -Roman daughter of Theodosius I (b. 392)
602- Maurice (emperor)|Maurice -Byzantine emperor (b. 539)
1198- Constance, Queen of Sicily -(b. 1154)
1252- Blanche of Castile -(b. 1188)
1474- Guillaume Dufay -Flemish composer (b. 1397)
1570- Jacopo Sansovino -Italian sculptor and architect (b. 1486)
1592- Nakagawa Hidemasa -Japanese commander (b. 1568)
1632- John Eliot (statesman)|John Eliot -English politician (b. 1592)
1680- Athanasius Kircher -German priest, philologist, and scholar (b. 1601)
1703- Henry Winstanley -English painter and engineer (b. 1644)
1754- Abraham de Moivre -French-English mathematician and theorist (b. 1667)
1758- Senesino -Italian opera singer (b. 1686)
1811- Andrew Meikle -Scottish engineer, designed the threshing machine (b. 1719)
1830- André Parmentier (landscape architect)|André Parmentier -Belgian-American architect (b. 1780)
1852- Ada Lovelace -English mathematician (b. 1815)
1875- Richard Christopher Carrington -English astronomer (b. 1826)
1881- Theobald Boehm -German flute player and composer (b. 1794)
1884- Fanny Elssler -Austrian ballerina (b. 1810)
1894- Johanna von Puttkamer -Prussian wife of Otto von Bismarck (b. 1824)
1895- Alexandre Dumas, fils -French author and playwright (b. 1824)
1899- Constant Fornerod -Swiss politician, 10th List of Presidents of the Swiss Council of States|President of the Swiss Council of States (b. 1819)
1901- Clement Studebaker -American businessman, co-founded Studebaker (b. 1831)
1908- Jean Albert Gaudry -French geologist and palaeontologist (b. 1827)
1916- Emile Verhaeren -Belgian poet (b. 1855)
1919- Manuel Espinosa Batista -Panamanian pharmacist and politician (b. 1857)
1920- Alexius Meinong -Ukrainian-Austrian philosopher and author (b. 1853)
1921- Douglas Cameron (politician)|Douglas Cameron -Canadian politician, 8th Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba (b. 1854)
1931- Lya De Putti -Slovak-American actress (b. 1899)
1932- Evelyn Preer -American actress and singer (b. 1896)
1934- Baby Face Nelson -American criminal (b. 1908)
1936- Basil Zaharoff -Greek businessman and philanthropist (b. 1849)
1940- Nicolae Iorga -Romanian historian and politician, 34th List of Prime Ministers of Romania|Prime Minister of Romania (b. 1871)
1943- Ivo Lola Ribar -Croatian soldier and politician (b. 1916)
1944- Leonid Mandelstam -Russian physicist (b. 1879)
1953- Eugene O'Neill -American playwright, Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
1955- Arthur Honegger -French-Swiss composer and academic (b. 1892)
1958- Artur Rodziński -Polish-American conductor (b. 1892)
1958- Georgi Damyanov -Bulgarian politician, List of heads of state of Bulgaria|Head of State of Bulgaria (b. 1892)
1960- Dirk Jan de Geer -Dutch lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1870)
1967- Léon M'ba -Gabonese politician, 1st President of Gabon (b. 1902)
1970- Helene Madison -American swimmer (b. 1913)
1973- Frank Christian (trumpeter)|Frank Christian -American trumpet player (Original New Orleans Jazz Band) (b. 1887)
1975- Ross McWhirter -English author and activist, co-founded the ''Guinness Book of Records'' (b. 1925)
1977- Mart Laga -Estonian basketball player (b. 1936)
1978- Harvey Milk -American lieutenant and politician (b. 1930)
1978- George Moscone -American lawyer and politician, 37th Mayor of San Francisco (b. 1929)
1980- F. Burrall Hoffman -American architect, designed the Villa Vizcaya (b. 1882)
1981- Lotte Lenya -Austrian singer and actress (b. 1898)
1983- Kostas Mentis -Greek actor (b. 1913)
1987- Sian Kingi -Australian murder victim (b. 1974)
1988- John Carradine -American actor and singer (b. 1906)
1988- Jan Hein Donner -Dutch chess player (b. 1927)
1989- Carlos Arias Navarro -Spanish lawyer and politician, List of Prime Ministers of Spain|Prime Minister of Spain (b. 1908)
1990- David White (actor)|David White -American actor (b. 1916)
1990- Basilis C. Xanthopoulos -Greek physicist and academic (b. 1951)
1992- Ivan Generalić -Croatian painter (b. 1914)
1994- Fernando Lopes-Graça -Portuguese composer and conductor (b. 1906)
1997- Buck Leonard -American baseball player (b. 1907)
1998- Barbara Acklin -American singer-songwriter (b. 1943)
1999- Yasuhiro Kojima -Japanese-American wrestler and trainer (b. 1937)
1999- Alain Peyrefitte -French scholar and politician, Ministry of Justice (France)|French Minister of Justice (b. 1925)
1999- Elizabeth Gray Vining -American author and librarian (b. 1902)
2000- Malcolm Bradbury -English author and academic (b. 1932)
2000- Uno Prii -Estonian-Canadian architect (b. 1924)
2000- Len Shackleton -English footballer and journalist (b. 1922)
2002- Shivmangal Singh Suman -Indian poet and academic (b. 1915)
2005- Jocelyn Brando -American actress (b. 1919)
2005- Joe Jones (singer)|Joe Jones -American singer-songwriter (b. 1926)
2006- Don Butterfield -American tuba player (b. 1923)
2006- Bebe Moore Campbell -American author and educator (b. 1950)
2006- Casey Coleman -American sportscaster (b. 1951)
2006- Alan Freeman -Australian-English radio host (b. 1927)
2007- Bernie Banton -Australian activist (b. 1946)
2007- Robert Cade -American physician, co-invented Gatorade (b. 1927)
2007- Sean Taylor -American football player (b. 1983)
2007- Bill Willis -American football player and coach (b. 1921)
2008- V. P. Singh -Indian politician, 7th Prime Minister of India (b. 1931)
2009- Al Alberts -American singer-songwriter (The Four Aces) (b. 1922)
2010- Irvin Kershner -American actor, director, and producer (b. 1923)
2011- Sultan Khan (musician)|Sultan Khan -Indian singer and sarangi player (Tabla Beat Science) (b. 1940)
2011- Gary Speed -Welsh footballer and manager (b. 1969)
2012- Mickey Baker -American guitarist (Mickey & Sylvia) (b. 1925)
2012- Jim Davis (Indiana politician)|Jim Davis -American politician (b. 1928)
2012- Ab Fafié -Dutch footballer and manager (b. 1941)
2012- Érik Izraelewicz -French journalist and author (b. 1954)
2012- Pascal Kalemba -Congolese footballer (b. 1979)
2012- Ladislas Kijno -French painter (b. 1921)
2012- Marvin Miller -American union leader (b. 1917)
2012- Herbert Oberhofer -Australian footballer (b. 1955)
2012- Assane Seck -Senegalese politician, Foreign Minister of Senegal (b. 1919)
2012- Franco Ventriglia -American opera singer (b. 1922)
2012- Jack Wishna -American businessman, co-founded Rockcityclub (b. 1958)
2013- Attilio Bravi -Italian long jumper (b. 1936)
2013- Lewis Collins -English-American actor (b. 1946)
2013- Herbert F. DeSimone -American lawyer and politician, Attorney General of Rhode Island (b. 1929)
2013- Earl McClung -American sergeant (b. 1923)
2013- David Peleg -Israeli historian and diplomat (b. 1942)
2013- Volker Roemheld -German physiologist and biologist (b. 1941)
2013- Nílton Santos -Brazilian footballer (b. 1925)
2013- Manuel F. Segura -Filipino colonel (b. 1919)
2013- Avraham Verdiger -Israeli politician (b. 1921)