This Day in History

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Day History: October-3

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History


52 BC- Vercingetorix -leader of the Gauls, surrenders to the Romans under Julius Caesar, ending the siege and Battle of Alesia.

42 BC- Battle of Philippi|First Battle of Philippi -Second Triumvirate|Triumvirs Mark Antony and Augustus|Octavian fight a decisive battle with Caesar's assassins Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger|Brutus and Gaius Cassius Longinus|Cassius.

382-Roman Emperor Theodosius I -concludes a peace treaty with the Goths and settles them in the Balkans in exchange for military service.

1283- Dafydd ap Gruffydd -prince of Gwynedd in Wales, is the first nobleman to be executed by hanged, drawn and quartered|hanging, drawing and quartering.

1574-The Siege of Leiden -is lifted by the Watergeuzen.

1683-The Qing dynasty -naval commander Shi Lang reaches Taiwan (under the Kingdom of Tungning) to receive the formal surrender of Zheng Keshuang and Liu Guoxuan after the Battle of Penghu.

1712-The James Graham, 1st Duke of Montrose|Duke of Montrose -issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.

1739-The Treaty of Niš (1739)|Treaty of Niš -is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia at the end of the Russian–Turkish War, 1736–39.

1778-Captain James Cook -anchors in Alaska.

1789- George Washington -makes the first Thanksgiving (United States)|Thanksgiving Day designated by the national government of the United States of America.

1835-The Staedtler -company is founded in Nuremberg, Germany.

1849-American author Edgar Allan Poe -is found delirious in a gutter in Baltimore under mysterious circumstances; it is the last time he is seen in public before his Death of Edgar Allan Poe|death.

1863-The last Thursday in November is declared as Thanksgiving (United States)|Thanksgiving Day -by United States President Abraham Lincoln as are Thursdays, November 30, 1865 and November 29, 1866.

1872-The Bloomingdale brothers open their first Bloomingdale's|store -at 938 Third Avenue, New York City.

1873- Kintpuash|Captain Jack -and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.

1912-U.S. forces defeat Nicaraguan rebels under the command of Benjamín Zeledón -at the Battle of Coyotepe Hill.

1918-King Boris III of Bulgaria -accedes to the throne.

1919- Cincinnati Reds -pitcher Adolfo Luque becomes the first Latin player to appear in a 1919 World Series|World Series.

1929-The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes -is renamed to Kingdom of Yugoslavia, "Land of the South Slavs".

1932- Iraq -gains independence from the United Kingdom.

1935- Second Italo-Abyssinian War -Italy De Bono's invasion of Abyssinia|invades Ethiopia under Emilio De Bono|General de Bono.

1942- Spaceflight -The first successful launch of a V-2 /V-2 rocket|A4-rocket from Test Stand VII at Peenemünde, Germany. It is the first man-made object to reach space.

1949- WERD (defunct)|WERD -the first black-owned radio station in the United States, opens in Atlanta.

1950- Korean War -The First Battle of Maryang San, primarily pitting Australian and British forces against communist China, begins.

1952-The United Kingdom Operation Hurricane|successfully tests -a nuclear weapon to become the world's third nuclear power.

1957-The Superior Courts of California|California State Superior Court -rules that Allen Ginsberg's ''Howl|Howl and Other Poems'' is not obscene.

1962- Project Mercury -Mercury-Atlas 8|Sigma 7 is launched from Cape Canaveral, with astronaut Wally Schirra aboard, for a six-orbit, nine-hour flight.

1963- 1963 Honduran coup d'état|A violent coup in Honduras -pre-empts the October 13 election, ends a period of reform, and begins two decades of military rule.

1981-The 1981 Irish hunger strike|hunger strike -by Provisional Irish Republican Army and Irish National Liberation Army prisoners at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland ends after seven months and ten deaths.

1985-The Space Shuttle Atlantis -makes its maiden flight. (Mission STS-51-J).

1986- TASCC -a superconducting cyclotron at the Chalk River Laboratories, is officially opened.

1990- German reunification -The East Germany|German Democratic Republic ceases to exist and its territory becomes part of the Germany|Federal Republic of Germany. East German citizens became part of the European Community, which later became the European Union. Now celebrated as German Unity Day.

1993- Battle of Mogadishu (1993)|Battle of Mogadishu -In a failed attempt to capture officials of warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid's organisation in Mogadishu, Somalia, 18 U.S. soldiers and about 1,000 Somalis are killed in heavy fighting.

1995- O. J. Simpson -is O. J. Simpson murder case|acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

2008-The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 -for the U.S. financial system is signed by President George W. Bush.

2009-The presidents of Azerbaijan -Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkey sign the Nakhchivan Agreement on the Establishment of Turkic Council.

2013-At least 134 migrants are killed when their boat 2013 Mediterranean Sea migrant shipwreck|sinks -near the Italian island of Lampedusa.

2013- The Gambia -withdraws from the Commonwealth of Nations.

Famous Birthdays


1610- Gabriel Lalemant -French-Canadian missionary and saint (d. 1649)

1631- Sebastian Anton Scherer -German organist and composer (d. 1712)

1713- Antoine Dauvergne -French violinist and composer (d. 1797)

1716- Giovanni Battista Beccaria -Italian physicist and academic (d. 1781)

1720- Johann Uz -German poet and judge (d. 1796)

1790- John Ross (Cherokee chief)|John Ross -American tribal chief (d. 1866)

1797- Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany -(d. 1870)

1800- George Bancroft -American historian and politician, 17th United States Secretary of the Navy (d. 1891)

1804- Townsend Harris -American merchant and politician (d. 1878)

1804- Allan Kardec -French author, founded spiritism (d. 1869)

1828- Woldemar Bargiel -German composer (d. 1897)

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

1846- James Jackson Putnam -American neurologist and academic (d. 1918)

1848- Henry Lerolle -French painter and art collector (d. 1929)

1858- Eleonora Duse -Italian-American actress (d. 1924)

1862- Johnny Briggs (cricketer)|Johnny Briggs -English cricketer and rugby player (d. 1902)

1863- Pyotr Kozlov -Russian archaeologist and explorer (d. 1935)

1869- Alfred Flatow -German gymnast (d. 1942)

1874- Charles Middleton (actor)|Charles Middleton -American actor (d. 1949)

1879- Warner Oland -Swedish-American actor and singer (d. 1938)

1880- Karl Ruberl -Austrian-American swimmer (d. 1966)

1882- A. Y. Jackson -Canadian painter (d. 1974)

1885- Sophie Treadwell -American playwright and journalist (d. 1970)

1886- Alain-Fournier -French soldier, author, and critic (d. 1914)

1888- Wade Boteler -American actor and screenwriter (d. 1943)

1889- Carl von Ossietzky -German journalist and activist, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1938)

1894- Elmer Robinson -American lawyer and politician, 33rd Mayor of San Francisco (d. 1982)

1894- Walter Warlimont -German general (d. 1976)

1895- Giovanni Comisso -Italian author and poet (d. 1969)

1895- Sergei Yesenin -Russian poet (d. 1925)

1896- Gerardo Diego -Spanish poet and critic (d. 1987)

1897- Louis Aragon -French author and poet (d. 1982)

1898- Leo McCarey -American director and screenwriter (d. 1969)

1898- Adolf Reichwein -German economist and educator (d. 1944)

1900- Thomas Wolfe -American author and academic (d. 1938)

1901- Jean Grémillon -French director, composer, and screenwriter (d. 1959)

1904- Ernst-Günther Schenck -German colonel and physician (d. 1998)

1906- Natalie Savage Carlson -American author (d. 1997)

1908- Johnny Burke (lyricist)|Johnny Burke -American songwriter (d. 1964)

1911- Michael Hordern -English actor and singer (d. 1995)

1915- Ray Stark -American film producer (d. 2004)

1916- James Herriot -English veterinarian and author (d. 1995)

1919- James M. Buchanan -American economist and academic, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)

1919- Jean Lefebvre -French-Moroccan actor (d. 2004)

1921- Ray Lindwall -Australian cricketer and soldier (d. 1996)

1923- Edward Oliver LeBlanc -Dominican politician, 1st List of heads of government of Dominica|Premier of Dominica (d. 2004)

1924- Harvey Kurtzman -American cartoonist (d. 1993)

1924- Arkady Vorobyov -Russian weightlifter (d. 2012)

1925- Gore Vidal -American author, screenwriter, and actor (d. 2012)

1925- George Wein -American pianist and producer, co-founded the Newport Folk Festival

1928- Erik Bruhn -Danish dancer and choreographer (d. 1986)

1928- Edward L. Moyers -American businessman (d. 2006)

1928- Shridath Ramphal -Guyanese academic and politician, 2nd Commonwealth Secretary-General

1931- Glenn Hall -Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1932- Terence English -South African-English surgeon and academic

1932- Karl-Hans Kern -German politician (d. 2014)

1933- Neale Fraser -Australian tennis player

1934- Benjamin Boretz -American composer and theorist

1934- Simon Nicholson -English sculptor and painter (d. 1990)

1934- Koo Nimo -Ghanaian singer and guitarist

1935- Charles Duke -American general, pilot, and astronaut

1936- Steve Reich -American composer

1938- Eddie Cochran -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 1960)

1938- David Hart Dyke -English captain

1938- Jack Hodgins -Canadian author and academic

1938- Tereza Kesovija -Croatian singer

1938- Dave Obey -American politician

1939- Bob Armstrong -American wrestler and trainer

1940- Sheila Fearn -English actress

1940- Alan O'Day -American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)

1940- Jean Ratelle -Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1941- Chubby Checker -American singer-songwriter

1941- Andrea de Adamich -Italian race car driver and sportscaster

1941- Ruggero Raimondi -Italian actor and singer

1942- Alan Rachins -American actor and screenwriter

1943- Jeff Bingaman -American solder and politician, 25th Attorney General of New Mexico

1944- Pierre Deligne -Belgian mathematician and academic

1944- Roy Horn -German-American magician and actor

1945- Tony Brown (English footballer)|Tony Brown -English footballer and sportscaster

1945- Christopher Bruce -English dancer and choreographer

1945- Jo Ritzen -Dutch economist and politician

1947- John Perry Barlow -American poet, songwriter, blogger, and activist

1947- Anne Dorte of Rosenborg -(d. 2014)

1947- Takis Michalos -Greek water polo player and coach (d. 2010)

1949- Lindsey Buckingham -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Fleetwood Mac)

1949- J. P. Dutta -Indian director, producer, and screenwriter

1949- Aleksandr Rogozhkin -Russian director and screenwriter

1950- Pamela Hensley -American actress

1951- Keb' Mo' -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

1951- Dave Winfield -American baseball player and sportscaster

1954- Dennis Eckersley -American baseball player and sportscaster

1954- Eddie DeGarmo -American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (DeGarmo and Key)

1954- Al Sharpton -American minister, talk show host, and activist

1954- Stevie Ray Vaughan -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Double Trouble (band)|Double Trouble) (d. 1990)

1955- John S. Lesmeister -American educator and politician, 30th North Dakota State Treasurer (d. 2006)

1955- Allen Woody -American bass player and songwriter (The Allman Brothers Band and Gov't Mule) (d. 2000)

1956- Hart Bochner -Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1957- Roberto Azevêdo -Brazilian engineer and diplomat, 6th Director-General of the World Trade Organization

1957- Tim Westwood -English radio and television host

1958- Louise Lecavalier -Canadian dancer and choreographer

1959- Fred Couples -American golfer

1959- Greg Proops -American comedian, actor, and screenwriter

1959- Jack Wagner (actor)|Jack Wagner -American actor and singer

1960- Kevin Eldon -English actor and screenwriter

1961- Dean Lawrence (actor)|Dean Lawrence -English actor and singer

1961- Maxx Payne -American wrestler and actor

1961- Rebecca Stephens (climber)|Rebecca Stephens -English journalist and mountaineer

1962- Tommy Lee -Greek-American singer-songwriter, drummer, and producer (Mötley Crüe, Methods of Mayhem, and Rock Star Supernova)

1963- Benny Anders -American basketball player

1964- Clive Owen -English actor and producer

1965- Annemarie Verstappen -Dutch swimmer

1965- Jan-Ove Waldner -Swedish table tennis player

1966- Darrin Fletcher -American baseball player and sportscaster

1967- Rob Liefeld -American author and illustrator

1967- Chris Collingwood -English-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Fountains of Wayne)

1968- Paul Crichton -English footballer and manager

1968- Greg Foster (basketball)|Greg Foster -American basketball player and coach

1968- Marko Rajamäki -Finnish footballer and manager

1968- Donald Sild -Estonian javelin thrower

1969- Tetsuya (musician)|Tetsuya -Japanese singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (L'Arc-en-Ciel)

1969- Garry Herbert -English rower and sportscaster

1969- Sulev Iva -Estonian linguist and author

1969- Gwen Stefani -American singer-songwriter, actress, and fashion designer (No Doubt)

1970- Elmar Liitmaa -Estonian guitarist and songwriter (Terminaator)

1970- Jimmy Ray -English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1970- Sara Zarr -American author

1971- Wil Cordero -Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach

1971- Kevin Richardson (musician)|Kevin Richardson -American singer-songwriter and actor (Backstreet Boys)

1972- Komla Dumor -Ghanaian-English journalist (d. 2014)

1972- Kim Joo-hyuk -South Korean actor

1973- Keiko Agena -American actress

1973- Neve Campbell -Canadian actress and producer

1973- Angélica Gavaldón -American-Mexican tennis player and coach

1973- Lena Headey -Bermudian-American actress

1974- Mike Johnson (ice hockey)|Mike Johnson -Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

1974- Marianne Timmer -Dutch speed skater

1975- India Arie -American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress

1975- Satoko Ishimine -Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

1975- Talib Kweli -American rapper (Black Star (group)|Black Star and Reflection Eternal)

1975- Nakako Tsuzuki -Japanese figure skater

1976- Herman Li -Hong Kong-English guitarist and producer (DragonForce and Demoniac)

1976- Seann William Scott -American actor and producer

1977- Daniel Hollie -American wrestler

1977- Shazia Mirza -English comedian, actress, and journalist

1977- Eric Munson -American baseball player and coach

1977- Luca Tognozzi -Italian footballer

1978- Gerald Asamoah -Ghanaian-German footballer

1978- Neil Clement -English footballer

1978- Claudio Pizarro -Peruvian footballer

1978- Aminishiki Ryūji -Japanese sumo wrestler

1978- Jake Shears -American singer-songwriter (Scissor Sisters)

1978- Shannyn Sossamon -American actress

1978- Vienna Teng -American singer-songwriter and pianist

1979- Carlo Alban -Ecuadorian-American actor

1979- Josh Klinghoffer -American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dot Hacker, Ataxia (band)|Ataxia, and The Bicycle Thief (band)|The Bicycle Thief)

1979- John Morrison (wrestler)|John Morrison -American wrestler and actor

1980- Anquan Boldin -American football player

1980- Sheldon Brookbank -Canadian ice hockey player

1980- Lindsey Kelk -English journalist and author

1980- Danny O'Donoghue -Irish singer-songwriter and producer (The Script and Mytown)

1980- Héctor Reynoso -Mexican footballer

1980- Ivan Turina -Croatian footballer (d. 2013)

1981- Danny Coid -English footballer

1981- Seth Gabel -American actor

1981- Zlatan Ibrahimović -Swedish footballer

1981- Andreas Isaksson -Swedish footballer

1981- Matt Sparrow -English footballer

1981- Amanda Walsh -Canadian actress

1982- Clémence Poésy -French model and actress

1982- Erik von Detten -American actor

1983- Fred (footballer)|Fred -Brazilian footballer

1983- Thiago Alves (fighter)|Thiago Alves -Brazilian mixed martial artist

1983- Andreas Papathanasiou -Cypriot footballer

1983- Hiroki Suzuki -Japanese actor and singer

1984- Yoon Eun-hye -South Korean singer and actress (Baby V.O.X.)

1984- Bruno Gervais -Canadian ice hockey player

1984- Jessica Parker Kennedy -Canadian actress

1984- Anthony Le Tallec -French footballer

1984- Chris Marquette -American actor

1984- Ashlee Simpson -American singer-songwriter and actress

1985- Courtney Lee -American basketball player

1986- Jackson Martínez -Colombian footballer

1987- Robert Grabarz -English high jumper

1987- Zuleyka Rivera -Puerto Rican model and actress, Miss Universe 2006

1988- ASAP Rocky -American rapper and producer (ASAP Mob)

1989- Nate Montana -American football player

1990- Rhian Ramos -Filipino actress and singer

1991- Jenny McLoughlin -English sprinter

1991- Aki Takajō -Japanese singer (AKB48, JKT48, and French Kiss (band)|French Kiss)

1993- Raffaele Di Gennaro -Italian footballer

1994- Victoria Bosio -Argentinian tennis player

1994- Charlie Wernham -English comedian and actor

1996- Adair Tishler -American actress and singer

History of Deaths


900- Muhammad ibn Zayd -Tabaristan emir

1078- Iziaslav I of Kiev -(b. 1024)

1226- Francis of Assisi -Italian friar and saint (b. 1181)

1283- Dafydd ap Gruffydd -Welsh prince (b. 1238)

1369- Margaret, Countess of Tyrol -(b. 1318)

1568- Elisabeth of Valois -(b. 1545)

1596- Florent Chrestien -French poet (b. 1541)

1611- Charles, Duke of Mayenne -(b. 1554)

1629- Giorgi Saakadze -Georgian commander and politician (b. 1570)

1649- Giovanni Diodati -Swiss-Italian clergyman and theologian (b. 1576)

1653- Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn -Dutch linguist and academic (b. 1612)

1656- Myles Standish -English-American captain (b. 1584)

1690- Robert Barclay -Scottish theologian and politician, 2nd List of colonial governors of New Jersey|Governor of East Jersey (b. 1648)

1701- Joseph Williamson (politician)|Joseph Williamson -English politician (b. 1633)

1801- Philippe Henri, marquis de Ségur -French general and politician, Minister of Defence (France)|Minister of Defence for France (b. 1724)

1833- François, marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat -French general and engineer (b. 1754)

1838- Black Hawk (Sauk leader)|Black Hawk -American tribal leader (b. 1767)

1860- Rembrandt Peale -American painter and curator (b. 1778)

1867- Elias Howe -American engineer, invented the sewing machine (b. 1819)

1873- Kintpuash -American tribal leader (b. 1837)

1877- James Roosevelt Bayley -American archbishop (b. 1814)

1881- Orson Pratt -American mathematician and religious leader (b. 1811)

1890- Joseph Hergenröther -German historian and cardinal (b. 1824)

1891- Édouard Lucas -French mathematician and theorist (b. 1842)

1896- William Morris -English author and poet (b. 1834)

1907- Jacob Nash Victor -American engineer (b. 1835)

1929- Jeanne Eagels -American actress (b. 1894)

1929- Gustav Stresemann -German politician, Chancellor of Germany (German Reich)|Chancellor of Germany, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1878)

1931- Carl Nielsen -Danish violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1865)

1936- John Heisman -American football player and coach (b. 1869)

1953- Arnold Bax -English composer and poet (b. 1883)

1959- Tochigiyama Moriya -Japanese sumo wrestler, the 27th Yokozuna (sumo)|Yokozuna (b. 1892)

1965- Zachary Scott -American actor (b. 1914)

1966- Rolf Maximilian Sievert -Swedish physicist and academic (b. 1896)

1967- Woody Guthrie -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Almanac Singers) (b. 1912)

1967- Malcolm Sargent -English organist, composer, and conductor (b. 1895)

1969- Skip James -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1902)

1979- Ray Genet -Swiss-American mountaineer (b. 1931)

1979- Hannelore Schmatz -German mountaineer (b. 1940)

1979- Nicos Poulantzas -Greek-French sociologist and philosopher (b. 1936)

1980- Friedrich Karm -Estonian footballer (b. 1907)

1981- Anna Hedvig Büll -Estonian-German missionary (b. 1887)

1985- Maurice Copeland -American actor (b. 1911)

1986- Vince DiMaggio -American baseball player and manager (b. 1912)

1987- Jean Anouilh -French playwright and screenwriter (b. 1910)

1987- Kalervo Palsa -Finnish painter (b. 1947)

1988- Franz Josef Strauss -Bavarian politician, List of Ministers-President of Bavaria|Minister President of Bavaria (b. 1915)

1990- Stefano Casiraghi -Italian-Monegasque businessman (b. 1960)

1990- Eleanor Steber -American soprano (b. 1914)

1993- Katerina Gogou -Greek actress, poet, and author (b. 1940)

1993- Gary Gordon -American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1960)

1993- Randy Shughart -American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1958)

1994- John C. Champion -American producer and screenwriter (b. 1923)

1994- Dub Taylor -American actor and singer (b. 1907)

1995- Ma. Po. Si. -Indian author and politician (b. 1906)

1997- Michael Adekunle Ajasin -Nigerian politician, 3rd Governor of Ondo State (b. 1908)

1998- Roddy McDowall -English-American actor, singer, and producer (b. 1928)

1999- Akio Morita -Japanese businessman, co-founded Sony (b. 1921)

2000- Benjamin Orr -American singer-songwriter and bass player (The Cars) (b. 1947)

2001- Costas Hajihristos -Greek actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1921)

2002- Robert Krausz -Hungarian-American businessman (b. 1936)

2002- Bruce Paltrow -American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1943)

2003- Florence Stanley -American actress and director (b. 1924)

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

2004- John Cerutti -American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1960)

2004- Janet Leigh -American actress, singer, and author (b. 1927)

2005- Ronnie Barker -English actor and screenwriter (b. 1929)

2006- Lucilla Andrews -Egyptian-Scottish nurse and author (b. 1919)

2006- John Crank -English mathematician and physicist (b. 1916)

2006- Peter Norman -Australian runner (b. 1942)

2006- Alberto Ramento -Filipino bishop (b. 1937)

2007- M. N. Vijayan -Indian journalist, author, and academic (b. 1930)

2008- Johnny "J" -Mexican-American rapper and producer (b. 1969)

2008- Karam ud Din -Pakistani lieutenant (b. 1941)

2009- Fatima el-Sharif -Libyan wife of Idris of Libya (b. 1911)

2010- Ben Mondor -Canadian-American businessman (b. 1925)

2010- Abraham Sarmiento -Filipino lawyer and jurist (b. 1921)

2012- Abdul Haq Ansari -Indian theologian and scholar (b. 1931)

2012- Robert F. Christy -American physicist and astrophysicist (b. 1916)

2012- Billy Hullin -Welsh rugby player (b. 1942)

2012- Kathi McDonald -American singer (Big Brother and the Holding Company) (b. 1948)

2012- Albie Roles -English footballer (b. 1921)

2012- Peter J. Schmitt -American politician (b. 1950)

2013- Sari Abacha -Nigerian footballer (b. 1978)

2013- Sergei Belov -Russian basketball player and coach (b. 1944)

2013- Bob Chance -American baseball player (b. 1940)

2013- Frank D'Rone -American singer and guitarist (b. 1932)

2013- Chuck Smith (pastor)|Chuck Smith -American pastor, founded the Calvary Chapel (b. 1927)

2013- Joan Thirsk -English cryptologist, historian, and academic (b. 1922)

2014- Peer Augustinski -German actor (b. 1940)

2014- Ewen Gilmour -New Zealand comedian and television host (b. 1963)

2014- Benedict Groeschel -American priest, psychologist, and talk show host (b. 1933)

2014- Jean-Jacques Marcel -French footballer (b. 1931)

2014- Kevin Metheny -American businessman (b. 1954)

2014- Ward Ruyslinck -Belgian author (b. 1929)