This Day in History

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Day History: October-11

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Events History

1138-A 1138 Aleppo earthquake|massive earthquake -strikes Aleppo, Syria.

1142-A Treaty of Shaoxing|peace treaty -between the Jin dynasty (1115–1234)|Jin dynasty and Southern Song dynasty is formally ratified when a Jin envoy visits the Song court during the Jin–Song wars.

1531- Huldrych Zwingli -is killed in battle with the Roman Catholic cantons of Switzerland.

1582-Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar -this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.

1614- Adriaen Block -and 12 Amsterdam merchants petition the States General of the Netherlands|States General for exclusive trading rights in the New Netherland colony.

1634-The Burchardi flood -– "the second Grote Mandrenke" killed around 15,000 men in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany.

1649- Sack of Wexford -After a ten-day siege, English New Model Army troops (under Oliver Cromwell) stormed the town of Wexford, killing over 2,000 Irish Catholic Confederation|Irish Confederate troops and 1,500 civilians.

1727- George II of Great Britain|George II -and Caroline of Ansbach are crowned King and Queen of Kingdom of Great Britain|Great Britain.

1776- American Revolutionary War -Battle of Valcour Island

1797- Battle of Camperdown -Naval battle between Royal Navy and Royal Netherlands Navy during the French Revolutionary Wars. The outcome of the battle was a decisive British victory.

1809-Along the Natchez Trace -in Tennessee, explorer Meriwether Lewis dies under mysterious circumstances at an inn called Grinder's Stand.

1811-Inventor John Stevens (inventor)|John Stevens -boat, the ''Juliana'', begins operation as the first steam-powered ferry (service between New York City, New York, and Hoboken, New Jersey).

1833-A big demonstration at the gates of the legislature of Buenos Aires -forces the ousting of governor Juan Ramón Balcarce and his replacement with Juan José Viamonte.

1852-The University of Sydney -Australia's oldest university, is inaugurated in Sydney.

1862- American Civil War -In the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam, Confederate States of America|Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart and his men loot Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, during a raid into the north.

1864- Campina Grande -Brazil, is established as a city.

1865- Paul Bogle -led hundreds of black men and women in a march in Jamaica, starting the Morant Bay rebellion.

1890-In Washington, D.C., the Daughters of the American Revolution -is founded.

1899- Second Boer War -begins: In South Africa, a war between the United Kingdom and the Boers of the South African Republic|Transvaal and Orange Free State erupts.

1899-The Western League (U.S. baseball)|Western League -is renamed the American League.

1906- San Francisco -public school board sparks a Gentlemen's Agreement of 1907|diplomatic crisis between the United States and Japan by ordering Japanese students to be taught in racially segregated schools.

1910-Former President Theodore Roosevelt -becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane. He flew for four minutes with Arch Hoxsey in a plane built by the Wright brothers at Kinloch Field (Lambert–St. Louis International Airport), St. Louis, Missouri.

1912- First Balkan War -The Hellenic Army|Greek Army liberates the city of Kozani.

1918- 1918 San Fermín earthquake|San Fermín earthquake -hits western Puerto Rico.

1929- J. C. Penney -opens store #1252 in Milford, Delaware, making it a nationwide company with stores in all 48 U.S. states.

1941-Beginning of the National Liberation War of Macedonia -

1942- World War II -Battle of Cape Esperance

1944- Tuvan People's Republic -or formerly Tannu Tuva is annexed by the U.S.S.R

1950- Television -CBS's Field-sequential color system|mechanical color system is the first to be licensed for broadcast by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

1954- First Indochina War -The Viet Minh take control of North Vietnam.

1957- Space Race -The M.I.T. Computation Center and Operation Moonwatch|M.I.T. scientists calculate Sputnik 1's Sputnik (rocket)|booster rocket's orbit.

1958- Pioneer program -NASA launches the lunar probe Pioneer 1 (the probe falls back to Earth and burns up).

1962- Second Vatican Council -Pope John XXIII convenes the first ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church in 92 years.

1968- Apollo program -NASA launches ''Apollo 7,'' the first successful manned Apollo mission, with astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn F. Eisele and Walter Cunningham aboard.

1972- USS Kitty Hawk riot|A race riot -occurs on the United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)|''Kitty Hawk'' off the coast of Vietnam during Operation Linebacker.

1975-The NBC -sketch comedy/variety show ''Saturday Night Live'' debuts with George Carlin as the host and Andy Kaufman, Janis Ian and Billy Preston as guests.

1976- George Washington -s appointment, posthumously, to the grade of General of the Armies by congressional joint resolution s:Public Law 94-479|Public Law 94-479 is approved by President Gerald R. Ford.

1982-The '' Mary Rose -', a Tudor carrack which sank on July 19, 1545, is salvaged from the sea bed of the Solent, off Portsmouth.

1984-Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger|Space Shuttle ''Challenger'' -astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.

1984-An Aeroflot -Tupolev Tu-154 Aeroflot Flight 3352|crashes into maintenance vehicles upon landing in Omsk, Russia, killing 178.

1986- Cold War -U.S. President Ronald Reagan and USSR|Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev Reykjavík Summit|meet in Reykjavík, Iceland, in an effort to continue discussions about scaling back their intermediate missile arsenals in Europe.

1987-Start of Operation Pawan -by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka that killed thousands of ethnic Tamil people|Tamil civilians and hundreds of Tamil Tigers & Indian Army soldiers.

1996- Pala accident -a wood lorry and school bus collide in Jõgeva county, Estonia, killing eight children.

2000-NASA launches STS-92 -the 100th Space Shuttle mission, using Space Shuttle Discovery.

2001-The Polaroid Corporation -files for federal bankruptcy protection.

2002-A Myyrmanni bombing|bomb attack -in a shopping mall in Vantaa, Finland kills seven.

Famous Birthdays

1335- Taejo of Joseon -(d. 1408)

1616- Andreas Gryphius -German poet and playwright (d. 1664)

1661- Melchior de Polignac -French cardinal and poet (d. 1742)

1671- Frederick IV of Denmark -(d. 1730)

1672- Pylyp Orlyk -Ukrainian-Romanian diplomat (d. 1742)

1675- Samuel Clarke -English clergyman and philosopher (d. 1729)

1679- Christian Vater -German organ builder (d. 1756)

1738- Arthur Phillip -English admiral and politician, 1st Governor of New South Wales (d. 1814)

1739- Grigory Potemkin -Russian general and politician (d. 1791)

1758- Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers -German physician and astronomer (d. 1840)

1786- Stevenson Archer (1786–1848)|Stevenson Archer -American judge and politician (d. 1848)

1788- Simon Sechter -Austrian organist, composer, and conductor (d. 1867)

1803- Gregor von Helmersen -Estonian-Russian general and geologist (d. 1885)

1809- Orson Squire Fowler -American phrenologist and author (d. 1887)

1814- Jean-Baptiste Lamy -French-American archbishop (d. 1888)

1815- Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte -Italian-French politician (d. 1881)

1821- George Williams (YMCA)|George Williams -English philanthropist, founded the YMCA (d. 1905)

1844- Henry J. Heinz -American businessman, founded the H. J. Heinz Company (d. 1916)

1863- Louis Cyr -Canadian strongman (d. 1912)

1865- Hans E. Kinck -Norwegian philologist and author (d. 1926)

1871- Johan Oscar Smith -Norwegian evangelist, founded the Brunstad Christian Church (d. 1943)

1872- Emily Davison -English educator and activist (d. 1913)

1872- Harlan F. Stone -American lawyer and jurist, 12th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1946)

1876- Paul Masson (cyclist)|Paul Masson -French cyclist (d. 1944)

1877- Henri Hazebrouck -French rower (d. 1948)

1879- Ernst Mally -Austrian philosopher and academic (d. 1944)

1881- Hans Kelsen -Czech-American jurist and philosopher (d. 1973)

1884- Friedrich Bergius -German-Argentinian chemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1949)

1884- Eleanor Roosevelt -American humanitarian and politician, 39th First Lady of the United States (d. 1962)

1884- Sig Ruman -German-American actor (d. 1967)

1885- François Mauriac -French author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)

1890- A. V. Kulasingham -Sri Lankan journalist, lawyer, and politician (d. 1978)

1894- Julius Kuperjanov -Estonian educator and lieutenant (d. 1919)

1895- Jakov Gotovac -Croatian composer and conductor (d. 1982)

1896- Roman Jakobson -Russian–American linguist and theorist (d. 1982)

1897- Nathan Farragut Twining -American general (d. 1982)

1899- Eddie Dyer -American baseball player and manager (d. 1964)

1902- Jayaprakash Narayan -Indian activist and politician (d. 1979)

1905- Fred Trump -American businessman (d. 1999)

1912- Betty Noyes -American actress and singer (d. 1987)

1913- Joe Simon -American author and illustrator (d. 2011)

1913- Dorothy Woolfolk -American author (d. 2000)

1915- T. Llew Jones -Welsh author and poet (d. 2009)

1916- Nanaji Deshmukh -Indian educator and activist (d. 2010)

1918- Fred Bodsworth -Canadian journalist and author (d. 2012)

1918- Jerome Robbins -American director, producer, and choreographer (d. 1998)

1919- Art Blakey -American drummer and bandleader (d. 1990)

1919- Jean Vander Pyl -American actress (d. 1999)

1920- Édgar Negret -Colombian sculptor (d. 2012)

1922- G. C. Edmondson -American soldier and author (d. 1995)

1924- André Emmerich -German-American art dealer (d. 2007)

1924- Mal Whitfield -American runner

1925- Elmore Leonard -American author and screenwriter (d. 2013)

1926- Joe Ginsberg -American baseball player (d. 2012)

1926- Thích Nhất Hạnh -Vietnamese monk, author, and poet

1926- Earle Hyman -American actor

1926- Neville Wran -Australian lawyer and politician, 35th Premier of New South Wales (d. 2014)

1927- Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium -(d. 2005)

1927- Tony Kinsey -English drummer and composer

1927- James Prior, Baron Prior -English politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

1928- Alfonso de Portago -Spanish race car driver (d. 1957)

1928- Roscoe Robinson, Jr. -American general (d. 1993)

1928- Geoffrey Tordoff, Baron Tordoff -English businessman and politician

1929- Curtis Amy -American saxophonist (d. 2002)

1929- Raymond Moriyama -Canadian architect, designed the Ottawa Civic Centre and Scarborough Civic Centre

1929- Liselotte Pulver -Swiss actress

1930- Michael Edwardes -South African-English businessman

1930- LaVell Edwards -American football player and coach

1930- Sam Johnson -American colonel and politician

1930- K. P. Ummer -Indian actor (d. 2001)

1932- Saul Friedländer -Israeli historian and author

1932- Dottie West -American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 1991)

1935- Dan Evins -American businessman, founded Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (d. 2012)

1935- Daniel Quinn -American environmentalist and author

1936- C. Gordon Fullerton -American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 2013)

1936- Billy Higgins -American drummer (d. 2001)

1936- James M. McPherson -American historian and author

1936- Tom -Brazilian singer-songwriter

1937- Bobby Charlton -English footballer and manager

1937- R. H. W. Dillard -American poet, author, and critic

1937- Jaan Kundla -Estonian politician

1937- Ron Leibman -American actor and screenwriter

1938- Michael Stear -English air marshal

1939- Maria Bueno -Brazilian tennis player

1939- Austin Currie -Irish politician

1940- Pouri Banayi -Iranian actress

1941- Lester Bowie -American trumpet player and composer (Art Ensemble of Chicago) (d. 1999)

1942- Amitabh Bachchan -Indian actor, singer, and producer

1942- Richard Wilson, Baron Wilson of Dinton -Welsh academic and politician

1943- Michael Harloe -English sociologist and academic

1943- John Nettles -English actor

1943- Ilmar Reepalu -Swedish politician

1943- Gene Watson -American singer and producer

1944- Cindy Carol -American actress

1944- Mike Fiore -American baseball player

1944- Rodney Marsh (footballer)|Rodney Marsh -English footballer, manager, and sportscaster

1945- Andrew Logan -English sculptor and painter

1946- Oba Chandler -American murderer (d. 2011)

1946- Elinor Goodman -English journalist

1946- Daryl Hall -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Hall & Oates)

1946- Sawao Kato -Japanese gymnast and educator

1946- Gary Mallaber -American singer-songwriter and drummer (Raven (American band)|Raven and Steve Miller Band)

1947- Al Atkins -English singer-songwriter (Judas Priest)

1947- Thomas Boswell -American journalist and author

1947- George McCorkle -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Marshall Tucker Band) (d. 2007)

1947- Lucas Papademos -Greek economist and politician, 183rd Prime Minister of Greece

1947- Alan Pascoe -English hurdler

1948- Cecilia (Spanish singer)|Cecilia -Spanish singer-songwriter (d. 1976)

1948- Lauri Nebel -Estonian magician and actor

1948- David Rendall (tenor)|David Rendall -English tenor and actor

1948- Peter Turkson -Ghanaian cardinal

1949- Henry Luke Orombi -Ugandan archbishop

1950- Rene Bond -American porn actress (d. 1996)

1950- William R. Forstchen -American author and historian

1950- Amos Gitai -Israeli director, producer, and author

1950- Patty Murray -American educator and politician

1951- Bruce Bartlett -American economist, historian, and author

1951- Jean-Jacques Goldman -French singer-songwriter and guitarist (Taï Phong and Fredericks Goldman Jones)

1951- Shannon Rubicam -American singer-songwriter (Boy Meets Girl (band)|Boy Meets Girl)

1951- Charles Shyer -American director, producer, and screenwriter

1952- Paulette Carlson -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Highway 101)

1952- Mark Goodman -American television host and actor

1953- David Morse (actor)|David Morse -American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1954- David Michaels (epidemiologist)|David Michaels -American epidemiologist and politician

1954- Vojislav Šešelj -Serbian lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia

1955- Norm Nixon -American basketball player and sportscaster

1956- Eduardo Arellano Félix -Mexican drug trafficker

1956- Nicanor Duarte -Paraguayan lawyer and politician, President of Paraguay

1956- Derek Ringer -Scottish race car driver

1957- Paul Bown -English actor

1957- Dawn French -Welsh-English actress and screenwriter

1957- Paul Sereno -American paleontologist and academic

1959- Wayne Gardner -Australian motorcycle racer

1959- Allan Little -Scottish journalist and author

1960- Randy Breuer -American basketball player

1960- Nicola Bryant -English actress

1960- Curt Ford -American baseball player and manager

1960- Gábor Pölöskei -Hungarian footballer and manager

1961- Neil Buchanan -English guitarist and actor (Marseille (band)|Marseille)

1961- Amr Diab -Egyptian singer-songwriter

1961- Steve Young -American football player and sportscaster

1962- Joan Cusack -American actress

1962- Anne Enright -Irish author

1962- Richard Paul Evans -American author

1962- Andy McCoy -Finnish-Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Hanoi Rocks, The Suicide Twins, and Shooting Gallery (band)|Shooting Gallery)

1963- Prince Feisal bin Al Hussein -of Jordan

1963- Ronny Rosenthal -Israeli-English footballer

1963- Brian Rice -Scottish footballer and manager

1964- Diane Gaidry -American actress

1964- Michael J. Nelson -American actor, director, and screenwriter

1965- Rikishi (wrestler)|Rikishi -American wrestler

1965- Sean Patrick Flanery -American actor and producer

1965- Alexander Hacke -German singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Einstürzende Neubauten)

1965- Orlando Hernández -Cuban baseball player

1965- Volodymyr Horilyi -Ukrainian footballer

1965- Luke Perry -American actor and producer

1965- Ronit Roy -Indian actor

1966- Todd Snider -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1966- Stephen Williams (politician)|Stephen Williams -Welsh politician

1967- Tazz -American wrestler and sportscaster

1967- Tony Chimel -American ring announcer

1967- Artie Lange -American actor, producer, and screenwriter

1967- Daniel Razon -Filipino singer, minister, and radio host

1967- David Starr -American race car driver

1968- Jane Krakowski -American actress and singer

1968- Claude Lapointe -Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1968- Brett Salisbury -American football player and author

1969- Stephen Moyer -English actor, director, and producer

1969- Ty Murray -American bull rider

1970- Chidi Ahanotu -American football player

1970- Vanessa Harding -American wrestler

1970- Andy Marriott -English-Welsh footballer and manager

1970- Shin Tae-yong -South Korean footballer and coach

1970- Constance Zimmer -American actress

1971- Jason Ellis -Australian skateboarder, mixed martial artist, and actor

1971- Petra Haden -American violinist and singer (That Dog, Tito & Tarantula, and The Decemberists)

1971- MC Lyte -American rapper and actress

1971- Oleksandr Pomazun -Ukrainian footballer and manager

1972- Claudia Black -Australian actress

1973- Mark Chapman (broadcaster)|Mark Chapman -English radio and television host

1973- Takeshi Kaneshiro -Japanese actor and singer

1973- Steven Pressley -Scottish footballer and manager

1973- Mike Smith (guitarist)|Mike Smith -American guitarist (Tons (band)|Snot and Limp Bizkit)

1973- Niki Xanthou -Greek long jumper

1973- Dmitri Young -American baseball player and radio host

1974- Jason Arnott -Canadian ice hockey player

1974- Rachel Barton Pine -American violinist (Earthen Grave)

1974- Terje Håkonsen -Norwegian snowboarder

1974- Jamie Thomas -American skateboarder and businessman, founded Zero Skateboards and Fallen Footwear

1975- Orlando Maturana -Colombian footballer

1976- Dominic Aitchison -Scottish bass player and songwriter (Mogwai and Crippled Black Phoenix)

1976- Emily Deschanel -American actress and producer

1976- Raivo Kotov -Estonian architect

1977- Napoleon (rapper)|Napoleon -American rapper (Outlawz)

1977- Matt Bomer -American actor and producer

1977- Jérémie Janot -French footballer

1977- Desmond Mason -American basketball player

1977- Ty Wigginton -American baseball player

1978- Kali (footballer)|Kali -Angolan footballer

1978- Carl Bussey -American soccer player

1978- Trevor Donovan -American actor

1978- Takuya Kawaguchi -Japanese footballer

1979- Jamar Beasley -American football player

1979- Bae Doona -South Korean model, actress, and photographer

1979- Andy Douglas -American wrestler

1979- Gabe Saporta -Uruguayan-American singer-songwriter and producer (Cobra Starship, Midtown (band)|Midtown, and Humble Beginnings)

1979- Kim Yong-dae -South Korean footballer

1980- Matthew Felker -American model and actor

1980- Motohiro Hata -Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist

1980- Nyron Nosworthy -English footballer

1980- Juan José Ribera -Chilean footballer

1980- Tomokazu Sugita -Japanese voice actor

1981- Beau Brady -Australian actor

1982- Liz Cantor -Australian surfer and journalist

1982- Cameron Knowles -New Zealand footballer

1982- Jeff Larish -American baseball player

1982- Terrell Suggs -American football player

1982- Kristy Wu -American actress

1983- Bradley James -English actor

1983- Ruslan Ponomariov -Ukrainian chess player

1983- William Sledd -American video blogger

1984- Sergio Hellings -Dutch footballer

1984- Martha MacIsaac -Canadian-American actress

1985- Yang Cheng -Chinese footballer

1985- Álvaro Fernández -Uruguayan footballer

1985- Sam Robertson -Scottish actor

1985- Michelle Trachtenberg -American actress

1987- Tony Beltran -American soccer player

1987- Mike Conley, Jr. -American basketball player

1988- Omar Gonzalez -American soccer player

1989- Henry Lau -Canadian-Chinese singer-songwriter (Super Junior-M and Younique Unit)

1989- Michelle Wie -American golfer

1991- Patrick Leyland -American baseball player

1993- Josip Čalušić -Croatian footballer

1993- Sean Murray (association footballer)|Sean Murray -Irish footballer

History of Deaths

1188- Robert I, Count of Dreux -(b. 1123)

1303- Pope Boniface VIII -(b. 1235)

1347- Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor -(b. 1282)

1531- Huldrych Zwingli -Swiss pastor and theologian (b. 1484)

1572- Sulaiman Khan Karrani -Indian sultan

1705- Guillaume Amontons -French physicist and instrument maker (b. 1663)

1708- Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus -German mathematician, physicist, physician, and philosopher (b. 1651)

1721- Edward Colston -English merchant and politician (b. 1636)

1725- Hans Herr -Swiss-American bishop (b. 1639)

1779- Casimir Pulaski -Polish general (b. 1745)

1809- Meriwether Lewis -American captain, explorer, and politician, 2nd List_of_Governors_of_Missouri#Governors_of_Louisiana_and_Missouri_Territory|Governor of Louisiana Territory (b. 1774)

1811- Johann Conrad Amman (1724-1811)|Johann Conrad Amman -Swiss physician (b. 1724)

1821- John Ross Key -American lieutenant, lawyer, and judge (b. 1754)

1852- Gotthold Eisenstein -German mathematician and acadmeic (b. 1823)

1889- James Prescott Joule -English physicist and brewer (b. 1818)

1896- Edward Benson (bishop)|Edward Benson -English archbishop (b. 1829)

1896- Anton Bruckner -Austrian organist, composer, and educator (b. 1824)

1897- Léon Boëllmann -French organist and composer (b. 1862)

1932- William Alden Smith -American lawyer and politician (b. 1859)

1935- Steele Rudd -Australian author (b. 1868)

1940- Lluís Companys -Spanish lawyer and politician, 123rd President of Catalonia (b. 1882)

1940- Vito Volterra -Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1860)

1941- Heinrich Gutkin -Estonian businessman and politician (b. 1879)

1941- Mihkel Pung -Estonian politician, 11th Minister of Foreign Affairs (Estonia)|Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1876)

1961- Lucy Tayiah Eads -American tribal chief (b. 1888)

1961- Chico Marx -American actor and singer (b. 1887)

1963- Jean Cocteau -French author, poet, and playwright (b. 1889)

1965- Dorothea Lange -American photographer and journalist (b. 1895)

1965- Walther Stampfli -Swiss politician, 50th President of the Swiss Confederation (b. 1884)

1971- Tamanoumi Masahiro -Japanese sumo wrestler, the 51st Yokozuna (sumo)|Yokozuna (b. 1944)

1971- Chesty Puller -American general (b. 1898)

1976- Alfredo Bracchi -Italian author, screenwriter, and songwriter (b. 1897)

1977- MacKinlay Kantor -American journalist, author, and screenwriter (b. 1904)

1984- Benno Schotz -Scottish sculptor and engineer (b. 1891)

1986- Norm Cash -American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1934)

1988- Bonita Granville -American actress, singer, and producer (b. 1923)

1989- M. King Hubbert -American geologist and academic (b. 1904)

1991- Steven "Jesse" Bernstein -American poet and author (b. 1950)

1991- Redd Foxx -American actor and singer (b. 1922)

1993- Jess Thomas -American tenor (b. 1927)

1996- Lars Ahlfors -Finnish-American mathematician and academic (b. 1907)

1996- Eleanor Cameron -Canadian-American author and critic (b. 1912)

1996- Joe Morris (trade unionist)|Joe Morris -English-Canadian lieutenant and union leader (b. 1913)

1996- Renato Russo -Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Legião Urbana and Aborto Elétrico) (b. 1960)

1998- Richard Denning -American actor (b. 1914)

1999- Leo Lionni -Dutch-American author and illustrator (b. 1910)

2000- Luc-Marie Bayle -French historian, photographer, and painter (b. 1914)

2000- Donald Dewar -Scottish lawyer and politician, 1st First Minister of Scotland (b. 1937)

2001- Beni Montresor -Italian director, set designer, and illustrator (b. 1926)

2002- Dina Pathak -Indian actress and director (b. 1922)

2004- Keith Miller -Australian cricketer and pilot (b. 1919)

2005- Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee -Pakistani-Canadian linguist, journalist, and poet (b. 1917)

2005- Edward Szczepanik -Polish economist and politician, Prime Minister of Poland (b. 1915)

2006- Cory Lidle -American baseball player (b. 1972)

2007- Sri Chinmoy -Bangladeshi-American spiritual leader and poet (b. 1931)

2007- David Lee "Tex" Hill -South Korean-American general and pilot (b. 1915)

2007- Werner von Trapp -Austrian-American singer (b. 1915)

2008- Jörg Haider -Austrian lawyer and politician, List of governors of Carinthia|Governor of Carinthia (b. 1950)

2008- Ernst-Paul Hasselbach -Surinamese-Dutch television host and producer (b. 1966)

2008- Neal Hefti -American trumpet player and composer (b. 1922)

2009- Angelo DiGeorge -American physician and endocrinologist (b. 1922)

2009- Veronika Neugebauer -German actress (b. 1968)

2012- Frank Alamo -French singer (b. 1941)

2012- Beano Cook -American sportscaster and historian (b. 1931)

2012- Helmut Haller -German footballer and coach (b. 1939)

2012- Edward Kossoy -Polish lawyer, publicist, and activist (b. 1913)

2012- Édgar Negret -Colombian sculptor (b. 1920)

2012- Champ Summers -American baseball player and coach (b. 1946)

2013- María de Villota -Spanish race car driver (b. 1980)

2013- Wadih El Safi -Lebanese singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1921)

2013- Johnny Kovatch -American football player and coach (b. 1912)

2013- Erich Priebke -German captain (b. 1913)

2013- Terry Rhoads -American actor (b. 1951)

2013- William H. Sullivan -American diplomat, United States Ambassador to the Philippines (b. 1922)

2014- Jazil -American race horse (b. 2003)

2014- Anita Cerquetti -Italian soprano (b. 1931)

2014- Tanhum Cohen-Mintz -Latvian-Israeli basketball player (b. 1939)

2014- Carmelo Simeone -Argentinian footballer (b. 1933)

2014- Bob Such -Australian educator and politician (b. 1944)