This Day in History

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Day History: October-25

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History


473-Emperor Leo I the Thracian|Leo I -acclaims his grandson Leo II (emperor)|Leo II as ''Caesar (title)|Caesar'' of the Byzantine Empire.

1147- Seljuk Turks -completely annihilate German crusaders under Conrad III of Germany|Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum (1147)|Battle of Dorylaeum.

1154- Henry II of England|Henry II -becomes King of England.

1415-The army of Henry V of England -defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt.

1616- Netherlands|Dutch -sea-captain Dirk Hartog makes second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil, at the later-named Dirk Hartog Island off the Western Australia|West Australian coast.

1747-British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke -defeats the French at the Second Battle of Cape Finisterre (1747)|Second Battle of Cape Finisterre.

1760- George III of the United Kingdom|George III -becomes King of Great Britain.

1812- War of 1812 -The American frigate, {{USS|United States|1797|6}}, commanded by Stephen Decatur, USS United States vs HMS Macedonian|captures the British frigate {{HMS|Macedonian}}.

1822- Greek War of Independence -The First Siege of Missolonghi begins.

1828- St Katharine Docks -open in London.

1854-The Battle of Balaclava -during the Crimean War (Charge of the Light Brigade).

1861-The Toronto Stock Exchange -is created.

1900-The United Kingdom annexes the Transvaal Colony|Transvaal -

1917-Traditionally understood date of the October Revolution -involving the capture of the Winter Palace, Petrograd, Russia. The date refers to the Julian Calendar date, and corresponds with November 7 in the Gregorian calendar.

1920-After 74 days on hunger strike -in Brixton Prison, England, the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence MacSwiney dies.

1924-The Zinoviev letter -which Zinoviev himself denied writing, is published in the ''Daily Mail''. The Labour party would later blame this letter for the Conservative Party (UK)|Conservatives' landslide election win.

1927-The Italian luxury liner SS Principessa Mafalda|SS ''Principessa Mafalda'' -sinks off the coast of Brazil, killing 314.

1938-The Archbishop of Dubuque -Francis Beckman|Francis J. L. Beckman, denounces swing music as "a degenerated musical system… turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people", warning that it leads down a "primrose path to hell". His warning is widely ignored.

1940- Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. -is named the first African American general in the United States Army.

1944- Heinrich Himmler -orders a crackdown on the Edelweiss Pirates, a loosely organized youth culture in Nazi Germany that had assisted army deserters and others to hide from the Third Reich.

1944-The {{USS|Tang|SS-306|6}} under Richard O'Kane -(the top American submarine captain of World War II) is sunk by the ship's own malfunctioning torpedo.

1944-The Romanian city of Carei -is liberated by Romanian and Soviet forces from Nazi-Hungarian occupation.

1944- World War II -Battle of Leyte Gulf — the largest naval battle in history, takes place in and around the Philippines between the Imperial Japanese Navy and the U.S. Third and U.S. Seventh Fleets. Afterward is the first Kamikaze attack of the war.

1945-The Republic of China (1912–49)|Republic of China -takes over administration of Taiwan following Japan's surrender to Allies of World War II|the Allies.

1962- Cuban missile crisis -Adlai Stevenson II|Adlai Stevenson shows photos at a meeting of the United Nations United Nations Security Council|Security Council proving that Soviet Union|Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.

1962- Uganda -joins the United Nations.

1962- Nelson Mandela -is sentenced to five years in prison.

1971-The United Nations -seats the People's Republic of China and expels the Republic of China (see political status of Taiwan and China and the United Nations)

1977- Digital Equipment Corporation -releases OpenVMS V1.0.

1980-Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction -conclude at The Hague.

1983- Invasion of Grenada|Operation Urgent Fury -The United States and its Caribbean allies invade Grenada, six days after Prime Minister of Grenada|Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and several of his supporters are Capital punishment|executed in a coup d'état.

1991- History of Slovenia -Three months after the end of the Ten-Day War, the last soldier of the Yugoslav People's Army leaves the territory of the Republic of Slovenia.

1995- 1995 Fox River Grove bus–train collision|A commuter train slams into a school bus -in Fox River Grove, Illinois, killing seven students.

1997-After a Republic of the Congo Civil War|brief civil war -which has driven President Pascal Lissouba out of Brazzaville, Denis Sassou Nguesso proclaims himself the President of the Republic of the Congo.

2004- Cuba -President Fidel Castro announces that transactions using the American Dollar will be banned.

2009-The October 2009 Baghdad bombings -kills 155 and wounds at least 721.

Famous Birthdays


1102- William Clito -French son of Sybilla of Conversano (d. 1128)

1330- Louis II, Count of Flanders -(d. 1384)

1510- Renée of France -(d. 1574)

1683- Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton -English-Irish politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1757)

1709- Georg Gebel (the younger)|Georg Gebel -German organist and composer (d. 1753)

1759- Maria Feodorovna (Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg)|Maria Feodorovna -Russian wife of Paul I of Russia (d. 1828)

1759- William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville -English academic and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1834)

1767- Benjamin Constant -Swiss-French philosopher and politician (d. 1830)

1772- Géraud Duroc -French general (d. 1813)

1782- Levi Lincoln, Jr. -American lawyer and politician, 13th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1868)

1800- Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay -English poet, historian, and politician, Secretary at War (d. 1859)

1802- Joseph Montferrand -Canadian logger and strongman (d. 1864)

1806- Max Stirner -German philosopher and author (d. 1856)

1811- Évariste Galois -French mathematician and theorist (d. 1832)

1825- Johann Strauss II -Austrian composer (d. 1899)

1838- Georges Bizet -French pianist and composer (d. 1875)

1856- Dragutin Gorjanović-Kramberger -Croatian geologist, paleontologist, and archeologist (d. 1936)

1864- John Francis Dodge -American businessman, co-founded the Dodge|Dodge Company (d. 1920)

1864- Alexander Gretchaninov -Russian-American composer (d. 1956)

1867- Józef Dowbor-Muśnicki -Polish general (d. 1937)

1868- Dan Burke (baseball)|Dan Burke -American baseball player (d. 1933)

1868- Oskar Kallas -Estonian linguist and diplomat (d. 1946)

1875- Carolyn Sherwin Bailey -American author and educator (d. 1961)

1877- Adolf Möller -German rower (d. 1968)

1881- Julius Frey -German swimmer (d. 1960)

1881- Pablo Picasso -Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1973)

1882- John T. Flynn -American journalist and author (d. 1964)

1882- Tony Jackson (pianist)|Tony Jackson -American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1921)

1886- Leo G. Carroll -English-American actor (d. 1972)

1888- Richard E. Byrd -American admiral (d. 1957)

1888- Nils von Dardel -Swedish painter (d. 1943)

1889- Abel Gance -French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1981)

1889- Smoky Joe Wood -American baseball player and coach (d. 1985)

1891- Charles Coughlin -Canadian-American priest and radio host (d. 1979)

1892- Nell Shipman -Canadian-American actress, screenwriter, and producer (d. 1970)

1894- Âşık Veysel Şatıroğlu -Turkish poet and songwriter (d. 1973)

1895- Levi Eshkol -Ukrainian-Israeli politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1969)

1900- Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti -Nigerian educator and activist (d. 1978)

1902- Henry Steele Commager -American historian and author (d. 1998)

1902- Eddie Lang -American guitarist (d. 1933)

1903- Katharine Byron -American politician (d. 1976)

1903- Harry Shoulberg -American painter (d. 1995)

1908- Edmond Pidoux -Swiss author and poet (d. 2004)

1910- William Higinbotham -American physicist and video game designer, created ''Tennis for Two'' (d. 1994)

1912- Jack Kent Cooke -Canadian-American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1997)

1912- Minnie Pearl -American actress and singer (d. 1996)

1913- Klaus Barbie -German captain (d. 1991)

1914- John Berryman -American poet and scholar (d. 1972)

1915- Ivan M. Niven -Canadian-American mathematician and academic (d. 1999)

1917- Lee MacPhail -American baseball player and manager (d. 2012)

1918- Chubby Jackson -American bassist and bandleader (d. 2003)

1923- Jean Duceppe -Canadian actor (d. 1990)

1923- Beate Sirota Gordon -Austrian-American director and producer (d. 2012)

1923- Bobby Thomson -Scottish-American baseball player (d. 2010)

1924- Billy Barty -American actor and singer (d. 2000)

1924- Earl Palmer -American drummer (The Wrecking Crew (music)|The Wrecking Crew) (d. 2008)

1925- Takis -Greek sculptor

1926- Ismail Gulgee -Pakistani painter and sculptor (d. 2007)

1926- Jimmy Heath -American saxophonist and composer (Heath Brothers)

1926- Galina Vishnevskaya -Russian soprano and actress (d. 2012)

1927- Barbara Cook -American singer and actress

1927- Jorge Batlle Ibáñez -Uruguayan lawyer and politician, 32nd President of Uruguay

1927- Lawrence Kohlberg -American psychologist and author (d. 1987)

1928- Jeanne Cooper -American actress (d. 2013)

1928- Anthony Franciosa -American actor (d. 2006)

1928- Marion Ross -American actress and singer

1931- Annie Girardot -French actress and singer (d. 2011)

1931- Jimmy McIlroy -Irish footballer and manager

1933- Eugene Gordon Lee -American actor and singer (d. 2005)

1934- Joe Mercer (jockey)|Joe Mercer -English jockey

1935- Rusty Schweickart -American soldier, pilot, and astronaut

1935- Sam Taylor (blues musician)|Sam Taylor -American singer-songwriter (d. 2009)

1936- Martin Gilbert -English historian and author

1936- Masako Nozawa -Japanese actress

1937- Roberto Menescal -Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

1939- Zelmo Beaty -American basketball player and coach (d. 2013)

1939- Fred Marcellino -American author and illustrator (d. 2001)

1939- Nikos Nikolaidis -Greek director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2007)

1939- Robin Spry -Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2005)

1940- Jimmy Herman -Canadian actor (d. 2013)

1940- Bob Knight -American basketball player and coach

1941- Helen Reddy -Australian-American singer-songwriter and actress

1941- Anne Tyler -American author and critic

1944- Azizan Abdul Razak -Malaysian politician, 10th List of Menteris Besar of Kedah|Menteri Besar of Kedah (d. 2013)

1944- Jon Anderson -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Yes (band)|Yes, Jon and Vangelis, Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe, and The Warriors (British band)|The Warriors)

1944- James Carville -American lawyer and political consultant

1944- Fred Housego -Scottish-English taxi driver and game show host

1944- Kati Kovács -Hungarian singer-songwriter and actress

1945- Peter Ledger -Australian-American painter and illustrator (d. 1994)

1947- Coco Robicheaux -American singer-songwriter (d. 2011)

1947- Glenn Tipton -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Judas Priest and The Flying Hat Band)

1948- Diana Burrell -English viola player and composer

1948- Dave Cowens -American basketball player and coach

1948- Daniel Mark Epstein -American poet and author

1948- Dan Gable -American wrestler and coach

1948- Dan Issel -American basketball player and coach

1949- Réjean Houle -Canadian ice hockey player and manager

1949- Hans-Georg Kraus -German footballer

1949- Walter Hyatt -American singer-songwriter (Uncle Walt's Band) (d. 1996)

1950- Chris Norman -English singer-songwriter (Smokie (band)|Smokie)

1951- Richard Lloyd (guitarist)|Richard Lloyd -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Television (band)|Television and Rocket from the Tombs)

1952- Samir Geagea -Lebanese commander and politician

1952- Wendy Hall -English computer scientist, mathematician, and academic

1952- Ioannis Kyrastas -Greek footballer and manager (d. 2004)

1952- Mollie O'Brien -American singer and guitarist

1954- Mike Eruzione -American ice hockey player and coach

1954- David Worrall (composer)|David Worrall -Australian composer and educator

1955- Glynis Barber -South African-English actress

1955- Danny Darwin -American baseball player and coach

1955- Robin Eubanks -American trombonist and educator (SFJAZZ Collective)

1955- Matthias Jabs -German guitarist and songwriter (Scorpions (band)|Scorpions)

1956- Jüri Mõis -Estonian businessman and politician, Minister of the Interior (Estonia)|Estonian Minister of the Interior

1956- Paul Regina -American actor and screenwriter (d. 2006)

1957- Nancy Cartwright -American voice actress and singer

1957- Bernard Hogan-Howe -English police officer

1958- Phil Daniels -English actor and singer

1958- Kornelia Ender -German swimmer

1959- Chrissy Amphlett -Australian singer-songwriter and actress (Divinyls) (d. 2013)

1959- Roy Stuart (photographer)|Roy Stuart -American photographer and director

1959- Lynn Toler -American lawyer and judge

1960- June Brigman -American illustrator

1961- Ward Burton -American race car driver

1961- Chad Smith -American drummer (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chickenfoot, and Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats)

1961- Janice Tanton -Canadian illustrator

1961- Willie Walsh (Irish businessman)|Willie Walsh -Irish-English businessman

1962- Nick Hancock -English actor and screenwriter

1962- Steve Hodge -English footballer and manager

1962- Darlene Vogel -American actress

1963- Dominic Dromgoole -English director, playwright, and critic

1963- Tracy Nelson (actress)|Tracy Nelson -American actress

1964- Nicole (German singer)|Nicole -German singer

1964- Michael Boatman -American actor

1964- Kevin Michael Richardson -American voice actor and singer

1965- Þorsteinn Bachmann -Icelandic actor

1965- Claire Colebrook -Australian philosopher, theorist, and academic

1965- Rebecca Pidgeon -American-English singer-songwriter and actress

1965- 2 Cold Scorpio -American wrestler

1966- Keisha (pornographic actress)|Keisha -American porn actress and dancer

1966- Wendel Clark -Canadian ice hockey player

1966- Perry Saturn -American wrestler

1968- Speech (rapper)|Speech -American rapper (Arrested Development (group)|Arrested Development)

1968- Sean Sasser -American chef and activist (d. 2013)

1969- Josef Beránek -Czech ice hockey player

1969- Nika Futterman -American voice actress and singer

1969- Oleg Salenko -Russian footballer

1969- Alex Webster -American bass player (Cannibal Corpse and Blotted Science)

1970- J. A. Adande -American journalist

1970- Peter Aerts -Dutch kick-boxer and mixed martial artist

1970- Adam Goldberg -American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1970- Adam Pascal -American actor and singer

1970- Ed Robertson -Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Barenaked Ladies and Yukon Kornelius)

1970- Daniel Scheinhardt -German footballer

1970- Chely Wright -American singer-songwriter and actress

1971- Simon Charlton -English footballer and manager

1971- Athena Chu -Hong Kong actress and singer

1971- Neil Fallon -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Clutch (band)|Clutch, The Company Band, and The Bakerton Group)

1971- Midori Gotō -Japanese-American violinist and educator

1971- Leslie Grossman -American actress

1971- Rosie Ledet -American singer-songwriter and accordion player

1971- Pedro Martínez -Dominican-American baseball player

1972- Jonathan Torrens -Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter

1973- Lamont Bentley -American actor and rapper (d. 2005)

1974- Lee Byung-kyu -South Korean baseball player

1974- Goya Jaekel -German footballer

1975- Eirik Glambek Bøe -Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kings of Convenience and Skog)

1975- Ryan Clement -American football player

1975- Zadie Smith -English author and academic

1975- Giorgos Tsalikis -Greek singer

1976- Steve Jones (Northern Irish footballer)|Steve Jones -Irish footballer

1976- Brett Kirk -Australian footballer and coach

1977- The Alchemist (musician)|The Alchemist -American rapper, DJ, and producer (The Whooliganz and Gangrene (group)|Gangrene)

1977- Yehonathan Gatro -Israeli singer and actor

1977- Birgit Prinz -German footballer and psychologist

1977- Kateryna Serebrianska -Ukrainian gymnast

1978- Russell Anderson -Scottish footballer

1978- Markus Pöyhönen -Finnish sprinter

1979- Eddie Argos -English singer-songwriter (Art Brut)

1979- Bat for Lashes -English singer-songwriter

1979- Rob Hulse -English footballer

1979- Rosa Mendes -Canadian-American wrestler and model

1979- Ivana Sert -Serbian-Turkish model and fashion designer

1979- Sarah Thompson (actress)|Sarah Thompson -American actress

1979- Tony Torcato -American baseball player

1980- Mehcad Brooks -American model and actor

1980- Hubert Radke -Polish basketball player

1981- Josh Henderson -American actor and singer

1981- Young Rome -American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (IMx)

1981- Jon Wood -American race car driver

1981- Shaun Wright-Phillips -English footballer

1982- Jerome Carter -American football player

1982- Eman Lam -Hong Kong singer-songwriter (at17)

1983- Gyptian -Jamaican singer

1983- Mirjam Liimask -Estonian hurdler

1983- Tim McGarigle -American football player

1983- Taylor Vixen -American porn actress and director

1983- Han Yeo-reum -South Korean actress

1984- Sara Lumholdt -Swedish singer and dancer (A-Teens)

1984- Katy Perry -American singer-songwriter and actress

1984- Iván Ramis -Spanish footballer

1985- Ciara -American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress

1985- Kara Lynn Joyce -American swimmer

1985- Dani López (footballer, born 1985)|Dani López -Spanish footballer

1985- Daniele Padelli -Italian footballer

1985- Ayahi Takagaki -Japanese voice actress and singer

1986- Eddie Gaven -American soccer player

1986- DJ Webstar -American DJ and producer

1987- Bill Amis -American basketball player

1987- Black Angelika -Romanian porn actress

1987- Darron Gibson -Irish footballer

1987- Fabian Hambüchen -German gymnast

1988- Shane Edwards -Australian footballer

1988- Mandi Lampi -Finnish actress and singer (d. 2008)

1989- Ivan Marconi -Italian footballer

1990- Niall Donohue -Irish hurler (d. 2013)

1990- Filipe Galvão -Brazilian singer-songwriter and actor

1990- Austin Peralta -American pianist and composer (d. 2012)

1992- Kamie Crawford -American model, Miss Teen USA 2010

1994- Jack Payne (footballer, born 1994)|Jack Payne -English footballer

2006- Krista and Tatiana Hogan -Canadian conjoined twins

History of Deaths


686- Prince Ōtsu -of Japan (b. 663)

1047- Magnus the Good -Norwegian king (b. 1024)

1154- Stephen, King of England -(b. 1096)

1200- Conrad of Wittelsbach -German cardinal (b. 1120)

1230- Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Gloucester -English soldier (b. 1180)

1400- Geoffrey Chaucer -English philosopher, poet, and author (b. 1343)

1415-Killed in the Battle of Agincourt -

1478- Catherine of Bosnia -(b. 1425)

1492- Thaddeus McCarthy -Irish bishop (b. 1455)

1495- John II of Portugal -(b. 1455)

1514- William Elphinstone -Scottish bishop, founded University of Aberdeen (b. 1431)

1555- Olympia Fulvia Morata -Italian-German scholar (b. 1526)

1557- William Cavendish (courtier)|William Cavendish -English courtier and civil servant (b. 1505)

1647- Evangelista Torricelli -Italian physicist and mathematician (b. 1608)

1683- William Scroggs -English judge and politician, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (b. 1623)

1733- Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri -Italian priest, mathematician, and philosopher (b. 1667)

1757- Antoine Augustin Calmet -French monk and theologian (b. 1672)

1760- George II of Great Britain -(b. 1683)

1773- Johann Georg Estor -German historian and theorist (b. 1699)

1806- Henry Knox -American general and politician, 2nd United States Secretary of War (b. 1750)

1826- Philippe Pinel -French physician and psychiatrist (b. 1745)

1833- Abbas Mirza -Persian prince (b. 1789)

1852- John C. Clark -American lawyer and politician (b. 1793)

1889- Émile Augier -French playwright (b. 1820)

1895- Charles Hallé -German-English pianist and conductor (b. 1819)

1902- Frank Norris -American journalist and author (b. 1870)

1910- Willie Anderson (golfer)|Willie Anderson -Scottish-American golfer (b. 1878)

1920- Alexander of Greece -(b. 1893)

1920- Terence MacSwiney -Irish playwright and politician, Lord Mayor of Cork (b. 1879)

1921- Bat Masterson -American journalist and police officer (b. 1853)

1938- Alfonsina Storni -Swiss-Argentinian poet (b. 1892)

1941- Franz von Werra -Swiss-German captain and pilot (b. 1914)

1945- Robert Ley -German politician (b. 1890)

1953- Holger Pedersen (linguist)|Holger Pedersen -Danish linguist and academic (b. 1867)

1955- Sadako Sasaki -Japanese victim of the atomic bomb (b. 1943)

1957- Albert Anastasia -Italian-American mobster (b. 1902)

1957- Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany -English-Irish author, poet, and playwright (b. 1878)

1960- Harry Ferguson -Irish-English engineer, founded the Ferguson Company (b. 1884)

1962- Louis Abell -American rower (b. 1884)

1963- Roger Désormière -French conductor and composer (b. 1898)

1963- Karl von Terzaghi -Austrian-American geologist and engineer (b. 1883)

1965- Eduard Einstein -Swiss son of Albert Einstein (b. 1910)

1967- Margaret Ayer Barnes -American author and playwright (b. 1886)

1973- Abebe Bikila -Ethiopian runner (b. 1932)

1973- Cleo Moore -American actress (b. 1928)

1973- Robert Scholl -German accountant and politician (b. 1891)

1975- Vladimir Herzog -Brazilian journalist and activist (b. 1937)

1976- Raymond Queneau -French poet and author (b. 1903)

1979- Gerald Templer -English field marshal (b. 1898)

1980- Virgil Fox -American organist and educator (b. 1912)

1980- Sahir Ludhianvi -Indian poet and songwriter (b. 1921)

1985- Gary Holton -English singer-songwriter and actor (Heavy Metal Kids) (b. 1952)

1986- Forrest Tucker -American actor and singer (b. 1919)

1989- Mary McCarthy (author)|Mary McCarthy -American author and critic (b. 1912)

1990- Zara Mints -Russian-Estonian philologist and academic (b. 1927)

1991- Bill Graham (promoter)|Bill Graham -German-American concert promoter (b. 1931)

1992- Roger Miller -American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1936)

1993- Danny Chan -Hong Kong singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (b. 1958)

1993- Vincent Price -American actor and singer (b. 1911)

1994- Kara Hultgreen -American lieutenant and pilot (b. 1965)

1994- Mildred Natwick -American actress (b. 1905)

1995- Te Ata Fisher -American actress (b. 1895)

1995- Viveca Lindfors -Swedish actress and singer (b. 1920)

1995- Bobby Riggs -American tennis player (b. 1918)

1998- Warren Wiebe -American singer (b. 1953)

1999- Payne Stewart -American golfer (b. 1957)

2002- Richard Harris -Irish-English actor and singer (b. 1930)

2002- René Thom -French mathematician and biologist (b. 1923)

2002- Paul Wellstone -American academic and politician (b. 1944)

2003- Pandurang Shastri Athavale -Indian spiritual leader and philosopher (b. 1920)

2003- Veikko Hakulinen -Finnish skier and technician (b. 1925)

2003- Robert Strassburg -American conductor and composer (b. 1915)

2004- John Peel -English radio host and producer (b. 1939)

2005- Wellington Mara -American commander and businessman (b. 1916)

2006- Danny Rolling -American serial killer (b. 1954)

2008- Gerard Damiano -American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)

2008- Anne Pressly -American journalist and actress (b. 1982)

2010- Lisa Blount -American actress and producer (b. 1957)

2010- Gregory Isaacs -Jamaican-English singer-songwriter (b. 1951)

2010- Vesna Parun -Croatian poet and author (b. 1922)

2012- Jacques Barzun -French-American historian and author (b. 1907)

2012- Jaspal Bhatti -Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1955)

2012- John Connelly (footballer)|John Connelly -English footballer (b. 1938)

2012- Aung Gyi -Burmese general and politician (b. 1919)

2012- Les Mueller -American baseball player (b. 1919)

2012- Emanuel Steward -American boxer, trainer, and sportscaster (b. 1944)

2013- Ron Ackland -New Zealand rugby player and coach (b. 1934)

2013- Arthur Danto -American philosopher and critic (b. 1924)

2013- Nigel Davenport -English actor (b. 1928)

2013- Nicholas Hunt -Welsh-English admiral (b. 1930)

2013- Hal Needham -American actor, stuntman, director, and screenwriter (b. 1931)

2013- Paul Reichmann -Austrian-Canadian businessman, founded Olympia and York (b. 1930)

2013- Bill Sharman -American basketball player and coach (b. 1926)

2013- Marcia Wallace -American actress and singer (b. 1942)

2014- Jack Bruce -Scottish-English singer-songwriter and bass player (Cream (band)|Cream, Blues Incorporated, The Graham Bond Organisation, and West, Bruce and Laing) (b. 1943)

2014- Reyhaneh Jabbari -Iranian murderer (b. 1988)

2014- Marcia Strassman -American actress and singer (b. 1948)

2014- Carlos Morales Troncoso -Dominican politician, 34th List of Vice Presidents of the Dominican Republic|Vice President of the Dominican Republic (b. 1940)