This Day in History

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Day History: October-6

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Events History


105 BC- Battle of Arausio -The Cimbri inflict the heaviest defeat on the Roman Republic|Roman army of Gnaeus Mallius Maximus.

69 BC- Battle of Tigranocerta -Forces of the Roman Republic led by Lucullus defeat the army of the Kingdom of Armenia (antiquity)|Kingdom of Armenia led by King Tigranes the Great.

23-Rebels kill and decapitate the Xin dynasty -emperor Wang Mang two days after the capital Chang'an is sacked during a Lülin|peasant rebellion.

404-Byzantine Empress Aelia Eudoxia|Eudoxia -has her seventh and last pregnancy which ends in a miscarriage. She is left bleeding and dies of an infection shortly after.

1539-Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto -and his army enter the Apalachee capital of Anhaica (present-day Tallahassee, Florida) by force.

1582-Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar -this day is skipped in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.

1600- Jacopo Peri -s ''Euridice (Peri)|Euridice'', the earliest surviving opera, receives its première performance in Florence, signifying the beginning of the Baroque Period

1683- German American|German immigrant -families found Germantown, Philadelphia|Germantown in the Province of Pennsylvania|colony of Pennsylvania, marking the first major immigration of German people to America.

1723- Benjamin Franklin -arrives in Philadelphia at the age of 17.

1762- Seven Years' War -conclusion of the Battle of Manila (1762)|Battle of Manila between Britain and Spain, which resulted in the British occupation of Manila for the rest of the war.

1777- American Revolutionary War -General Henry Clinton (American War of Independence)|Sir Henry Clinton leads British forces in the capture of Continental Army Hudson River defenses in the Battle of Forts Clinton and Montgomery.

1789- French Revolution -Louis XVI of France|Louis XVI returns to Paris from Palace of Versailles|Versailles after being confronted by the Parisian women on 5 October

1849-The execution of the 13 Martyrs of Arad -after the Hungarian war of independence.

1854-In England the Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead -starts shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.

1876-The American Library Association -was founded.

1884-The Naval War College -of the United States Navy is founded in Newport, Rhode Island.

1889-American inventor Thomas Edison -shows his first film|motion picture.

1903-The High Court of Australia -sits for the first time.

1908- Austria-Hungary -annexes Austro-Hungarian rule in Bosnia and Herzegovina|Bosnia-Herzegovina, sparking Bosnian crisis|a crisis.

1910- Eleftherios Venizelos -is elected Prime Minister of Greece for the first time (seven times in total).

1923-The great powers of World War I withdraw from Istanbul -

1927-Opening of '' The Jazz Singer -', the first prominent talking movie.

1939- World War II -Germany's invasion of Poland ends with the surrender of Independent Operational Group Polesie|Polesia army after the Battle of Kock (1939)|Battle of Kock

1942-World War II: The October Actions along the Matanikau (September – October 1942)|Matanikau action -on Guadalcanal begins as United States Marine Corps forces attack Imperial Japanese Army units along the Matanikau River.

1945- Baseball -Billy Sianis and Curse of the Billy Goat|his pet billy goat are ejected from Wrigley Field during Game 4 of the 1945 World Series.

1973-Egypt launches a coordinated attack with Syria against Israel leading to the Yom Kippur War -

1976- Cubana de Aviación Flight 455 -crashes into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after taking off from Bridgetown, Barbados, after two bombs, placed on board by Luis Posada Carriles#Cubana Flight 455, 1976|terrorists with connections to the Central Intelligence Agency|CIA, exploded. All 73 people on board are killed.

1976-New Premier of the People's Republic of China|Premier -Hua Guofeng orders the arrest of the Gang of Four and associates and ends the Cultural Revolution in the People's Republic of China.

1976- Thammasat University massacre|Massacre of students -gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand, to protest the return of ex-dictator Thanom Kittikachorn|Thanom, by a coalition of right-wing paramilitary and government forces, triggering the return of the military to government.

1977-In Alicante -Spain, fascists attack a group of Communist Movement|MCPV militants and sympathizers, and one MCPV sympathizer is killed.

1977-The first prototype of the Mikoyan MiG-29 -designated 9-01, makes its maiden flight.

1979- Pope John Paul II -becomes the first pontiff to visit the White House.

1981-Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat -is Assassination of Anwar Sadat|murdered by Islamic extremists.

1985- Death of Keith Blakelock|PC Keith Blakelock is murdered -as riots erupt in the Broadwater Farm suburb of London.

1987- Fiji -becomes a republic.

1995- 51 Pegasi -is discovered to be the second major star apart from the Sun to have a extrasolar planet|planet orbiting around it.

2000- Yugoslavia|Yugoslav -president Slobodan Milošević resigns.

2000- Argentina|Argentine -vice president Carlos Álvarez (politician)|Carlos Álvarez resigns.

2002-The French oil tanker '' Limburg (tanker)|Limburg -''is bombed off Yemen.

2007- Jason Lewis (adventurer)|Jason Lewis -completes the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe.

Famous Birthdays


1289- Wenceslaus III of Bohemia -(d. 1306)

1459- Martin Behaim -German navigator and geographer (d. 1507)

1510- John Caius -English physician, co-founded the Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge|Gonville and Caius College (d. 1573)

1510- Rowland Taylor -English priest and martyr (d. 1555)

1552- Matteo Ricci -Italian priest and missionary (d. 1610)

1573- Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton -English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire (d. 1624)

1591- Settimia Caccini -Italian singer-songwriter (d. 1638)

1610- Charles de Sainte-Maure, duc de Montausier -French soldier (d. 1690)

1716- George Montagu-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax -English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1771)

1732- John Broadwood -Scottish businessman, co-founded Broadwood and Sons (d. 1812)

1738- Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (1738–1789)|Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria -(d. 1789)

1742- Johan Herman Wessel -Norwegian-Danish poet and playwright (d. 1755)

1744- James McGill -Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist, founded McGill University (d. 1813)

1767- Henri Christophe -Grenadian-Haitian king (d. 1820)

1769- Isaac Brock -English general and politician (d. 1812)

1773- Louis Philippe I -French king (d. 1850)

1801- Hippolyte Carnot -French politician (d. 1888)

1803- Heinrich Wilhelm Dove -Polish-German physicist and meteorologist (d. 1879)

1820- Jenny Lind -Swedish soprano and actress (d. 1887)

1831- Richard Dedekind -German mathematician and philosopher (d. 1916)

1838- Giuseppe Cesare Abba -Italian soldier, poet, and author (d. 1910)

1846- George Westinghouse -American engineer and businessman, founded the Westinghouse Air Brake Company (d. 1914)

1862- Albert J. Beveridge -American historian and politician (d. 1927)

1866- Reginald Fessenden -Canadian inventor, invented radiotelephony (d. 1932)

1874- Frank G. Allen -American merchant and politician, 51st Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1950)

1876- Ernest Lapointe -Canadian lawyer and politician, 18th Minister of Justice (Canada)|Canadian Minister of Justice (d. 1941)

1882- Karol Szymanowski -Polish pianist and composer (d. 1937)

1886- Edwin Fischer -Swiss pianist and conductor (d. 1960)

1887- Le Corbusier -Swiss-French architect, designed the Philips Pavilion and Saint-Pierre, Firminy (d. 1965)

1888- Roland Garros (aviator)|Roland Garros -French soldier and pilot (d. 1918)

1890- Jan Grijseels -Dutch sprinter (d. 1961)

1891- Hendrik Adamson -Estonian poet and educator (d. 1946)

1892- Jackie Saunders -American actress and screenwriter (d. 1954)

1893- Meghnad Saha -Indian astrophysicist, astronomer, and academic (d. 1956)

1895- Caroline Gordon -American author and critic (d. 1981)

1897- Florence B. Seibert -American biochemist and academic (d. 1991)

1900- Willy Merkl -German mountaineer (d. 1934)

1900- Stan Nichols -English cricketer (d. 1961)

1903- Ernest Walton -Irish physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)

1905- Helen Wills -American tennis player and painter (d. 1998)

1906- Janet Gaynor -American actress and singer (d. 1984)

1906- Taffy O'Callaghan -Welsh footballer and coach (d. 1946)

1908- Carole Lombard -American actress and singer (d. 1942)

1908- Sergei Sobolev -Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1989)

1910- Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn -English politician, First Secretary of State (d. 2002)

1912- Perkins Bass -American lawyer and politician (d. 2011)

1913- Méret Oppenheim -German-Swiss painter and photographer (d. 1985)

1914- Thor Heyerdahl -Norwegian ethnographer and explorer (d. 2002)

1914- Joan Littlewood -English director and playwright (d. 2002)

1915- Carolyn Goodman (psychologist)|Carolyn Goodman -American psychologist and activist (d. 2007)

1915- Alice Timander -Swedish dentist and actress (d. 2007)

1916- Chiang Wei-kuo -Japanese-Chinese general (d. 1997)

1917- Fannie Lou Hamer -American activist (d. 1977)

1918- Goh Keng Swee -Singaporean soldier and politician, 2nd Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore (d. 2010)

1918- André Pilette -Belgian race car driver (d. 1993)

1920- John Donaldson, Baron Donaldson of Lymington -English lawyer and judge (d. 2005)

1921- Evgenii Landis -Ukrainian-Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 1997)

1921- Joseph Lowery -American minister and activist

1922- Joe Frazier (baseball)|Joe Frazier -American baseball player and manager (d. 2011)

1922- Teala Loring -American actress (d. 2007)

1925- Shana Alexander -American journalist and author (d. 2005)

1927- Bill King -American sportscaster (d. 2005)

1928- Barbara Werle -American actress and singer (d. 2013)

1929- George Mattos -American pole vaulter (d. 2012)

1930- Hafez al-Assad -Syrian general and politician, 20th President of Syria (d. 2000)

1930- Richie Benaud -Australian cricketer and sportscaster

1931- Nikolai Chernykh -Russian astronomer (d. 2004)

1931- Riccardo Giacconi -Italian-American astrophysicist and astronomer, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate

1935- Bruno Sammartino -Italian-American wrestler

1935- Charito Solis -Filipino actress (d. 1998)

1936- Julius L. Chambers -American lawyer, educator, and activist (d. 2013)

1938- Serge Nubret -Caribbean-French bodybuilder and actor (d. 2011)

1939- Melvyn Bragg -English journalist, author, and academic

1939- Jack Cullen -American baseball player

1939- Richard Delgado -American lawyer and academic

1939- John J. LaFalce -American captain, lawyer, and politician

1940- Jan Keizer (referee)|Jan Keizer -Dutch footballer and referee

1940- Ellen Travolta -American actress

1942- Britt Ekland -Swedish actress and singer

1942- Fred Travalena -American comedian and actor (d. 2009)

1943- Richard Caborn -English politician, Minister for Sport and the Olympics

1943- Michael Durrell -American actor

1943- Alexander Maxovich Shilov -Russian painter

1943- Cees Veerman (musician)|Cees Veerman -Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Cats) (d. 2014)

1944- Patrick Cordingley -English general

1944- Boris Mikhailov (ice hockey)|Boris Mikhailov -Russian ice hockey player and coach

1944- Carlos Pace -Brazilian race car driver (d. 1977)

1945- Ivan Graziani -Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1997)

1946- Millie (singer)|Millie -Jamaican singer-songwriter

1946- Lloyd Doggett -American lawyer and politician

1946- Tony Greig -South African–English cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2012)

1946- Vinod Khanna -Indian actor and producer

1946- Eddie Villanueva -Filipino evangelist and politician, founded the ZOE Broadcasting Network

1947- Patxi Andión -Spanish singer-songwriter and actor

1948- Gerry Adams -Irish politician

1948- Glenn Branca -American guitarist and composer (Theoretical Girls)

1949- Penny Junor -English journalist and author

1949- Leslie Moonves -American businessman

1949- Nicolas Peyrac -French singer-songwriter and photographer

1950- David Brin -American physicist and author

1950- Sven Andersson -Swedish footballer and coach

1951- Kevin Cronin -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (REO Speedwagon)

1951- Clive Rees -Singaporean-Welsh rugby player

1951- Manfred Winkelhock -German race car driver (d. 1985)

1952- Ayten Mutlu -Turkish poet and author

1952- Jürgen Schulz -German footballer

1953- Klaas Bruinsma (drug lord)|Klaas Bruinsma -Dutch drug lord (d. 1991)

1953- Rein Rannap -Estonian pianist and composer

1953- Raul Rebane -Estonian journalist

1954- Bill Buford -American author and journalist

1954- David Hidalgo -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Los Lobos, Latin Playboys, and Los Super Seven)

1954- Darrell M. West -American political scientist, author, and academic

1955- Tony Dungy -American football player and coach

1956- Sadiq al-Ahmar -Yemeni politician

1956- Kathleen Webb -American author and illustrator

1959- Turki bin Sultan -Saudi Arabian politician (d. 2012)

1959- Oil Can Boyd -American baseball player

1959- Brian Higgins -American politician

1959- Walter Ray Williams, Jr. -American bowler

1961- Ben Summerskill -English businessman and journalist

1962- Rich Yett -American baseball player

1963- Jsu Garcia -American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1963- Elisabeth Shue -American actress

1964- Ricky Berry -American basketball player (d. 1989)

1964- Mark Field -German-English lawyer and politician

1964- Tom Jager -American swimmer and coach

1964- Miltos Manetas -Greek painter

1964- Knut Storberget -Norwegian lawyer and politician, Minister of Justice and Public Security|Norwegian Minister of Justice

1964- Matthew Sweet -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Community Trolls, Oh-OK, and The Thorns)

1965- Peg O'Connor -American philosopher and academic

1965- Steve Scalise -American politician

1965- Rubén Sierra -Puerto Rican baseball player

1966- Jacqueline Obradors -American actress

1966- Niall Quinn -Irish footballer and manager

1967- Kennet Andersson -Swedish footballer

1967- Svend Karlsen -Norwegian strongman and bodybuilder

1968- Bjarne Goldbæk -Danish footballer and sportscaster

1969- Troy Shaw -English snooker player

1970- Amy Jo Johnson -American actress, singer, and gymnast

1970- Shauna MacDonald -Canadian actress

1970- Darren Oliver -American baseball player

1971- Phil Bennett (racing driver)|Phil Bennett -English race car driver

1971- Lola Dueñas -Spanish actress

1971- Takis Gonias -Greek footballer and manager

1971- Alan Stubbs -English footballer, coach, and manager

1972- Daniel Cavanagh -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Anathema (band)|Anathema)

1972- Anders Iwers -Swedish bass player (Tiamat (band)|Tiamat, Cemetary (band)|Cemetary, and Ceremonial Oath)

1972- Mark Schwarzer -Australian footballer

1972- Ryu Si-won -South Korean actor and singer

1972- Ko So-young -South Korean actress

1973- Jeff B. Davis -American comedian, actor, and singer

1973- Ioan Gruffudd -Welsh actor

1973- Sylvain Legwinski -French footballer and manager

1973- Rebecca Lobo -American basketball player and sportscaster

1974- Walter Centeno -Costa Rican footballer

1974- Alexis Georgoulis -Greek actor and producer

1974- Kenny Jönsson -Swedish ice hockey player and coach

1974- Jeremy Sisto -American actor, producer, and screenwriter

1975- Reon King -Guyanese cricketer

1976- Barbie Hsu -Taiwanese actress and singer

1976- Freddy García -Venezuelan baseball player

1976- Magdalena Kučerová -Czech-German tennis player

1976- Stefan Postma -Dutch footballer and coach

1977- Daniel Brière -Canadian ice hockey player

1977- Melinda Doolittle -American singer-songwriter

1977- Shimon Gershon -Israeli footballer

1977- Jamie Laurie -American singer-songwriter (Flobots)

1977- Vladimir Manchev -Bulgarian footballer

1977- Wes Ramsey -American actor

1978- Carolina Gynning -Swedish model, actress, and singer

1978- Ricky Hatton -English boxer and promoter

1978- Pamela David -Argentinian model and actress

1979- David Di Tommaso -French footballer (d. 2005)

1979- Richard Seymour -American football player

1979- Lex Shrapnel -English actor

1979- Pascal van Assendelft -Dutch sprinter

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

1980- Abdoulaye Méïté -French footballer

1981- Zurab Khizanishvili -Georgian footballer

1981- José Luis Perlaza -Ecuadorian footballer

1982- Michael Arden -American actor and singer

1982- Levon Aronian -Armenian chess player

1982- William Butler (musician)|William Butler -American keyboard player and composer (Arcade Fire)

1982- Meiyang Chаng -Indian actor and singer

1982- Fábio Júnior dos Santos -Brazilian footballer

1982- MC Lars -American rapper

1982- Paul Smith (boxer)|Paul Smith -English boxer

1982- Bronagh Waugh -Irish actress

1983- Renata Voráčová -Czech tennis player

1984- Morné Morkel -South African cricketer

1984- Joanna Pacitti -American singer-songwriter and actress (City (Comma) State)

1985- Mitchell Cole -English footballer (d. 2012)

1985- Sylvia Fowles -American basketball player

1985- Tarmo Kink -Estonian footballer

1986- Tereza Kerndlová -Czech singer

1986- Meg Myers -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1986- Mohammad Shukri (cricketer)|Mohammad Shukri -Malaysian cricketer

1986- Olivia Thirlby -American actress

1988- Maki Horikita -Japanese actress

1989- Pizzi (Portuguese footballer)|Pizzi -Portuguese footballer

1989- Albert Ebossé Bodjongo -Cameroonian footballer (d. 2014)

1991- Roshon Fegan -American actor, rapper, and dancer

1992- Taylor Paris -Canadian rugby player

1993- Adam Gemili -English sprinter

1998- Mia-Sophie Wellenbrink -German actress and singer

History of Deaths


404- Aelia Eudoxia -Roman wife of Arcadius

836- Saint Nicetas the Patrician -Byzantine general and monk (b. 762)

869- Ermentrude of Orléans -(b. 823)

877- Charles the Bald -Roman emperor (b. 823)

1014- Samuel of Bulgaria -(b. 958)

1101- Bruno of Cologne -German-Italian monk and saint, founded Carthusian|Carthusian Order (b. 1030)

1413- Dawit I -of Ethiopia (b. 1382)

1641- Matthijs Quast -Dutch explorer

1644- Elisabeth of France (1602–1644)|Elisabeth of France -(b. 1602)

1660- Paul Scarron -French poet and author (b. 1610)

1661- Guru Har Rai -Indian 7th Sikh gurus|Sikh guru (b. 1630)

1688- Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle -English soldier and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica (b. 1652)

1739- Françoise Charlotte d'Aubigné -French wife of Adrien Maurice de Noailles (b. 1684)

1762- Francesco Manfredini -Italian violinist and composer (b. 1684)

1819- Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia -(b. 1751)

1829- Pierre Derbigny -French-American politician, 6th Governor of Louisiana (b. 1769)

1836- Johannes Jelgerhuis -Dutch painter and actor (b. 1770)

1873- Paweł Strzelecki -Polish-English geologist and explorer (b. 1797)

1883- Dục Đức -Vietnamese emperor (b. 1852)

1891- Charles Stewart Parnell -Irish politician (b. 1846)

1892- Alfred, Lord Tennyson -English poet (b. 1809)

1912- Auguste Marie François Beernaert -Belgian politician, 14th Prime Minister of Belgium, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1829)

1945- Leonardo Conti -German SS officer (b. 1900)

1947- Leevi Madetoja -Finnish composer and critic (b. 1887)

1951- Will Keith Kellogg -American businessman, founded the Kellogg Company (b. 1860)

1951- Otto Fritz Meyerhof -German-American physician and biochemist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1884)

1953- William Burns (lacrosse)|William Burns -Canadian lacrosse player (b. 1875)

1959- Bernard Berenson -American historian and author (b. 1865)

1962- Tod Browning -American actor, director, screenwriter (b. 1880)

1968- Phyllis Nicolson -English mathematician and physicist (b. 1917)

1973- Sidney Blackmer -American actor and singer (b. 1895)

1973- François Cevert -French race car driver (b. 1944)

1973- Dick Laan -Dutch actor, screenwriter, and author (b. 1894)

1973- Dennis Price -English actor (b. 1915)

1973- Margaret Wilson (writer)|Margaret Wilson -American author (b. 1882)

1974- Helmuth Koinigg -Austrian race car driver (b. 1948)

1976- Gilbert Ryle -English philosopher and author (b. 1900)

1977- Danny Greene -American mobster (b. 1933)

1979- Elizabeth Bishop -American poet and author (b. 1911)

1980- Hattie Jacques -English actress (b. 1922)

1980- Jean Robic -French cyclist (b. 1921)

1981- Anwar Sadat -Egyptian politician, 3rd President of Egypt, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)

1983- Terence Cooke -American cardinal (b. 1921)

1985- Nelson Riddle -American composer, conductor, and bandleader (b. 1921)

1986- Alexander Kronrod -Russian mathematician and computer scientist (b. 1921)

1989- Bette Davis -American actress and singer (b. 1908)

1991- Igor Talkov -Russian singer-songwriter (b. 1956)

1992- Denholm Elliott -English-Spanish actor (b. 1922)

1992- Bill O'Reilly (cricketer)|Bill O'Reilly -Australian cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1902)

1993- Larry Walters -American truck driver and pilot (b. 1949)

1995- Benoît Chamoux -French mountaineer (b. 1961)

1997- Johnny Vander Meer -American baseball player and manager (b. 1914)

1998- Mark Belanger -American baseball player (b. 1944)

1999- Amália Rodrigues -Portuguese singer and actress (b. 1920)

1999- Gorilla Monsoon -American wrestler and sportscaster (b. 1937)

2000- Richard Farnsworth -American actor and stuntman (b. 1920)

2001- Arne Harris -American director and producer (b. 1934)

2002- Prince Claus of the Netherlands -(b. 1926)

2004- Marvin Santiago -Puerto Rican singer and actor (b. 1947)

2006- Bertha Brouwer -Dutch sprinter (b. 1930)

2006- Eduardo Mignogna -Argentinian director and screenwriter (b. 1940)

2006- Buck O'Neil -American baseball player and manager (b. 1911)

2006- Wilson Tucker -American author and critic (b. 1914)

2007- Babasaheb Bhosale -Indian politician, 8th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 1921)

2007- Bud Ekins -American actor and stuntman (b. 1930)

2007- Viet and Duc Nguyen|Viet Nguyen -Vietnamese conjoined twin (b. 1981)

2007- Laxmi Mall Singhvi -Indian scholar, jurist, and politician (b. 1931)

2008- Peter Cox (politician)|Peter Cox -Australian politician (b. 1925)

2008- Kim Ji-hoo -South Korean actor and model (b. 1985)

2009- Douglas Campbell (actor)|Douglas Campbell -Scottish-Canadian actor and screenwriter (b. 1922)

2010- Rhys Isaac -South-African-Australian historian and author (b. 1937)

2010- Antonie Kamerling -Dutch actor and singer (b. 1966)

2010- Colette Renard -French actress and singer (b. 1924)

2010- Piet Wijn -Dutch cartoonist (b. 1929)

2011- Death of Ahmed Jaber al-Qattan|Ahmed Jaber al-Qattan -Bahraini protester (b. 1994)

2011- Diane Cilento -Australian actress (b. 1933)

2012- Chadli Bendjedid -Algerian colonel and politician, 3rd President of Algeria (b. 1929)

2012- Anthony John Cooke -English organist and composer (b. 1931)

2012- Nick Curran -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The Fabulous Thunderbirds) (b. 1977)

2012- Albert, Margrave of Meissen (1934–2012)|Albert, Margrave of Meissen -(b. 1943)

2012- Joseph Meyer (Wyoming politician)|Joseph Meyer -American lawyer and politician, 19th Secretary of State of Wyoming (b. 1941)

2012- B. Satya Narayan Reddy -Indian politician, 19th Governor of West Bengal (b. 1927)

2012- J. J. C. Smart -English-Australian philosopher and academic (b. 1920)

2013- Ulysses Curtis -American-Canadian football player and coach (b. 1926)

2013- Rift Fournier -American screenwriter and producer (b. 1936)

2013- Paul Rogers (actor)|Paul Rogers -English actor (b. 1917)

2013- Mary Scales -American academic and politician (b. 1928)

2013- Andy Stewart (politician)|Andy Stewart -Scottish-English politician (b. 1937)

2013- Nico van Kampen -Dutch physicist and educator (b. 1921)

2014- Vic Braden -American tennis player and coach (b. 1929)

2014- Igor Mitoraj -German-Polish sculptor (b. 1944)

2014- Diane Nyland -Canadian actress, director and choreographer (b. 1944)

2014- Marian Seldes -American actress and singer (b. 1928)

2014- Serhiy Zakarlyuka -Ukrainian footballer and manager (b. 1976)