This Day in History

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Day History: September-2

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History

47 BC- Pharaoh -Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion.

44 BC- Cicero -launches the first of his ''Philippics'' (oratorical attacks) on Mark Antony. He will make 14 of them over the following months.

31 BC- Final War of the Roman Republic -Battle of Actium

421- Galla Placidia -wife of the Emperor Constantius III, becomes a widow for the second time when he dies suddenly of an illness.

1192-The Treaty of Jaffa -is signed between Richard I of England and Saladin, leading to the end of the Third Crusade.

1649-The Italy|Italian -city of Castro (city)|Castro is completely destroyed by the forces of Pope Innocent X, ending the Wars of Castro.

1666-The Great Fire of London -breaks out and burns for three days, destroying 10,000 buildings including St Paul's Cathedral.

1752- Great Britain -adopts the Gregorian calendar, nearly two centuries later than most of Western Europe.

1789-The United States Department of the Treasury -is founded.

1792-During what became known as the September Massacres -of the French Revolution, rampaging mobs slaughter three Roman Catholic Church bishops, more than two hundred priests, and prisoners believed to be royalist sympathizers.

1806-A massive landslide -destroys the town of Goldau, Switzerland, killing 457.

1807-The Royal Navy -Battle of Copenhagen (1807)|bombards Copenhagen with fire bombs and phosphorus rockets to prevent Denmark from surrendering its fleet to Napoleon.

1811-The University of Oslo -is founded as The Royal Fredericks University, after Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway.

1833- Oberlin College -is founded by John Jay Shipherd and Philo P. Stewart in Oberlin, Ohio.

1856-The Tianjing Incident -takes place in Nanjing, China.

1859-A Aurora (astronomy)#Auroral events of historical significance|solar -super storm affects electrical telegraph service.

1862- American Civil War -President of the United States|President Abraham Lincoln reluctantly restores United States|Union General officer|General George B. McClellan to full command after General John Pope (military officer)|John Pope's disastrous defeat at the Second Battle of Bull Run.

1864-American Civil War: Union forces enter Atlanta|Atlanta, Georgia -a day after the Confederate States of America|Confederate defenders flee the city, ending the Atlanta Campaign.

1867-Mutsuhito, Emperor Meiji -of Japan, marries Masako Ichijō. The Queen consort|Empress consort is thereafter known as ''Lady Haruko''. Since her death in 1914, she is called by the posthumous name Empress Shōken.

1870- Franco-Prussian War -Battle of Sedan

1885- Rock Springs massacre -in Rock Springs, Wyoming, 150 white miners, who are struggling to unionize so they could strike for better wages and work conditions, attack their Overseas Chinese|Chinese fellow workers killing 28, wounding 15 and forcing several hundred more out of town.

1901- Vice President of the United States -Theodore Roosevelt utters the famous phrase, "Speak softly and carry a Big Stick ideology|big stick" at the Minnesota State Fair.

1912- Arthur Rose Eldred -is awarded the first Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts of America)|Eagle Scout award of the Boy Scouts of America.

1935- Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 -a large tropical cyclone|hurricane hits the Florida Keys killing 423.

1939- World War II -following the start of the Invasion of Poland|invasion of Second Polish Republic|Poland the previous day, the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland) is annexed by Nazi Germany.

1945-World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific War|Pacific Theater -the Japanese Instrument of Surrender (1945)|Instrument of Surrender of Imperial Japan|Japan is signed by Minister for Foreign Affairs (Japan)|Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship {{USS|Missouri|BB-63|6}} in Tokyo Bay.

1945- Vietnam -declares its independence, forming the North Vietnam|Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

1946-The interim government of India -is formed, headed by Jawaharlal Nehru as Vice President with the powers of a Prime Minister.

1957-President Ngô Đình Diệm -of South Vietnam becomes Ngo Dinh Diem presidential visit to Australia|the first foreign head of state to make a state visit to Australia.

1958- United States Air Force -C-130 Hercules|C-130A-II is shot down by fighters over Yerevan in Armenia when it strays into Soviet Union|Soviet airspace while conducting a Signals intelligence|sigint mission. All crew members are killed.

1960-The first election of the Parliament of the Central Tibetan Administration -in history of Tibet. The Tibetan community observes this date as the Democracy Day (Tibet)|Democracy Day.

1963-'' CBS Evening News -' becomes United States|U.S. network television's first half-hour weeknight news broadcast, when the show is lengthened from 15 to 30 minutes.

1970- NASA -announces the Canceled Apollo missions|cancellation of two Apollo program|Apollo missions to the Moon, Apollo 15 (the designation is re-used by a later mission), and Canceled Apollo missions#Apollos 18–20|Apollo 19.

1990- Transnistria -is unilaterally proclaimed a Soviet Union|Soviet republic; the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet|Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev declares the decision null and void.

1992-An 1992 Nicaragua earthquake|earthquake in Nicaragua -kills at least 116 people.

1998- Swissair Flight 111 -crashes near Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia. All 229 people on board are killed.

1998-The United Nations|UN -s International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda finds Jean-Paul Akayesu, the former mayor of a small town in Rwanda, guilty of nine counts of genocide.

2013-The new Eastern span replacement of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge|eastern span -of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opened to traffic, being the widest bridge in the world.

Famous Birthdays

1661- Georg Böhm -German organist and composer (d. 1733)

1675- William Somervile -English poet (d. 1742)

1753- Marie Joséphine of Savoy -(d. 1810)

1778- Louis Bonaparte -French-Dutch king (d. 1846)

1805- Esteban Echeverría -Argentinian poet and author (d. 1851)

1810- Lysander Button -American engineer (d. 1898)

1810- William Seymour Tyler -American historian and educator (d. 1897)

1820- Lucretia Hale -American journalist and author (d. 1900)

1830- William P. Frye -American lawyer and politician (d. 1911)

1838- Liliuokalani -of Hawaii (d. 1917)

1839- Henry George -American economist and author (d. 1897)

1850- Eugene Field -American author and poet (d. 1895)

1850- Albert Spalding -American baseball player, manager, and businessman, co-founded the Spalding (sports equipment)|Spalding Sporting Goods Company (d. 1915)

1850- Woldemar Voigt -German physicist and academic (d. 1919)

1852- Paul Bourget -French author and critic (d. 1935)

1853- Wilhelm Ostwald -Latvian-German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1932)

1854- Hans Jæger -Norwegian philosopher and activist (d. 1910)

1857- Thomas Groube -Australian cricketer (d. 1927)

1862- Franjo Krežma -Croatian violinist and composer (d. 1881)

1865- Simeón Ola -Filipino general (d. 1952)

1866- Charles Vintcent -South African cricketer and rugby player (d. 1943)

1873- Lily Poulett-Harris -Australian cricketer and educator (d. 1897)

1877- Frederick Soddy -English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1956)

1878- Herman (Aav)|Herman -Estonian-Finnish archbishop (d. 1961)

1878- Ion Dragoumis -Greek philosopher and diplomat (d. 1920)

1878- Werner von Blomberg -German field marshal (d. 1946)

1879- An Jung-geun -Korean activist, assassin of Itō Hirobumi (d. 1910)

1883- Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria -(d. 1963)

1884- Frank Laubach -American missionary and mystic (d. 1970)

1886- Warren Brittingham -American soccer player (d. 1962)

1894- Joseph Roth -Austrian journalist and author (d. 1939)

1901- Andreas Embirikos -Greek psychoanalyst and poet (d. 1975)

1901- Adolph Rupp -American basketball player and coach (d. 1977)

1904- August Jakobson -Estonian author and politician (d. 1963)

1910- Paul Saagpakk -Estonian linguist, lexicographer, and academic (d. 1996)

1911- Romare Bearden -American painter and author (d. 1988)

1911- William F. Harrah -American businessman, founded the Caesars Entertainment Corporation (d. 1978)

1912- Ernest Bromley (cricketer)|Ernest Bromley -Australian cricketer (d. 1967)

1913- Israel Gelfand -Russian-American mathematician and biologist (d. 2009)

1913- Bill Shankly -Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1981)

1914- Tom Glazer -American singer-songwriter (d. 2003)

1915- Benjamin Aaron -American lawyer and scholar (d. 2007)

1915- Meinhardt Raabe -American actor (d. 2010)

1917- Laurindo Almeida -Brazilian-American guitarist and composer (d. 1995)

1917- Cleveland Amory -American author and critic (d. 1997)

1918- Allen Drury -American journalist and author (d. 1998)

1919- Marge Champion -American actress, dancer, and choreographer

1922- Leigh Kamman -American radio host (d. 2014)

1923- René Thom -French mathematician, biologist, and academic (d. 2002)

1924- Daniel arap Moi -Kenyan educator and politician, 2nd President of Kenya

1925- Hugo Montenegro -American composer and conductor (d. 1981)

1927- Milo Hamilton -American sportscaster

1928- Jim Jordan (Canadian politician)|Jim Jordan -Canadian educator and politician (d. 2012)

1928- Horace Silver -American pianist and composer (d. 2014)

1928- Mel Stuart -American director and producer (d. 2012)

1929- Hal Ashby -American actor, director, and producer (d. 1988)

1929- Beulah Bewley -English physician

1929- Victor Spinetti -Welsh actor and director (d. 2012)

1931- Clifford Jordan -American saxophonist (d. 1993)

1932- Walter Davis, Jr. -American pianist (d. 1990)

1932- Arnold Greenberg (Snapple)|Arnold Greenberg -American businessman, co-founded Snapple (d. 2012)

1933- Ed Conlin -American basketball player and coach (d. 2012)

1934- Sam Gooden -American singer (The Impressions)

1934- Chuck McCann -American actor and screenwriter

1934- Grady Nutt -American comedian, minister, and author (d. 1982)

1935- D. Wayne Lukas -American horse trainer

1936- Andrew Grove -Hungarian-American businessman, engineer, and author

1936- Károly Krajczár -Hungarian-Slovene educator and author

1937- Len Carlson -Canadian voice actor (d. 2006)

1937- Derek Fowlds -English actor

1937- Peter Ueberroth -American businessman

1938- Leonard Appleyard -English diplomat, List of Ambassadors of the United Kingdom to China|British Ambassador

1938- Mary Jo Catlett -American actress and singer

1938- Clarence Felder -American actor

1938- Giuliano Gemma -Italian actor (d. 2013)

1940- Jimmy Clanton -American singer

1941- David Bale -South African–American pilot and activist (d. 2003)

1941- Jyrki Otila -Finnish economist and politician (d. 2003)

1941- John Thompson (basketball)|John Thompson -American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster

1943- Rosalind Ashford -American singer (Martha and the Vandellas)

1943- Glen Sather -Canadian ice hockey player and manager

1943- Joe Simon (musician)|Joe Simon -American singer-songwriter and producer

1944- Janet Simpson -English sprinter (d. 2010)

1946- Luis Ávalos -Cuban-American actor (d. 2014)

1946- Mary Goudie, Baroness Goudie -English politician

1946- Billy Preston -American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor (d. 2006)

1946- Walt Simonson -American author and illustrator

1946- Dan White -American sergeant and politician (d. 1985)

1946- Joe Yamanaka -Japanese singer and actor (Flower Travellin' Band and The Wailers Band) (d. 2011)

1947- Richard Coughlan -English drummer (Caravan (band)|Caravan and The Wilde Flowers) (d. 2013)

1947- Louis Michel -Belgian educator and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Belgium)|Minister of Foreign Affairs for Belgium

1947- Jim Richards (racing driver)|Jim Richards -New Zealand race car driver

1948- Nate Archibald -American basketball player and coach

1948- Terry Bradshaw -American football player, sportscaster, and actor

1948- Christa McAuliffe -American educator and astronaut (d. 1986)

1949- Moira Stuart -English journalist

1950- Rosanna DeSoto -American actress

1950- Michael Rother -German guitarist, keyboard player, and songwriter (Neu!, Kraftwerk, and Harmonia (band)|Harmonia)

1950- Yuen Wah -Chinese actor, martial artist, and stuntman

1951- Jim DeMint -American politician

1951- Jon Feltheimer -American businessman

1951- Michael Gray (actor)|Michael Gray -American actor

1951- Mark Harmon -American actor, director, and producer

1951- Mik Kaminski -English violinist (Electric Light Orchestra, Violinski, and ELO Part II)

1952- Jimmy Connors -American tennis player, coach, and sportscaster

1952- Mihhail Lotman -Estonian linguist, scholar, and politician

1953- Ahmad Shah Massoud -Afghan commander and politician, Ministry of Defense (Afghanistan)|Minister of Defense for Afghanistan (d. 2001)

1953- John Zorn -American saxophonist, composer, and producer (Naked City (band)|Naked City, Masada (band)|Masada, and Painkiller (band)|Painkiller)

1956- Angelo Fusco -Irish soldier

1956- Paul Goodwin -English oboe player and conductor

1956- Mario Tremblay -Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1957- Tony Alva -American skateboarder

1958- Olivier Grouillard -French race car driver

1959- Drungo Hazewood -American baseball player (d. 2013)

1959- Guy Laliberté -Canadian businessman, philanthropist, and poker player, founded Cirque du Soleil

1960- Eric Dickerson -American football player and sportscaster

1960- Kristin Halvorsen -Norwegian politician, Minister of Finance (Norway)|Minister of Finance for Norway

1960- Rex Hudler -American baseball player and sportscaster

1961- Carlos Valderrama -Colombian footballer and manager

1962- Eugenio Derbez -Mexican actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1962- Alonso Lujambio -Mexican academic and politician (d. 2012)

1962- Prachya Pinkaew -Thai director, producer, and screenwriter

1962- Keir Starmer -English lawyer

1963- Sam Mitchell (basketball)|Sam Mitchell -American basketball player and coach

1964- Keanu Reeves -Lebanese-Canadian actor

1965- Lennox Lewis -English-Canadian boxer

1965- Partho Sen-Gupta -Indian director and screenwriter

1966- Dino Cazares -American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Fear Factory, Asesino, and Divine Heresy)

1966- Massimo Cuttitta -Italian rugby player and coach

1966- Hayami -Japanese singer and actress

1966- Salma Hayek -Mexican-American actress, director, and producer

1966- Olivier Panis -French race car driver

1966- Tuc Watkins -American actor

1967- Frank Fontsere -American drummer and songwriter (Fozzy and Stuck Mojo)

1967- Andreas Möller -German footballer and manager

1968- Kristen Cloke -American actress

1968- David Dinsmore -Scottish journalist

1968- Cynthia Watros -American actress

1969- Cedric "K-Ci" Hailey -American singer (K-Ci & JoJo)

1969- Stéphane Matteau -Canadian ice hockey player

1969- Dave Naz -American photographer

1969- Stephen Peall -Zimbabwean cricketer

1971- Kjetil André Aamodt -Norwegian skier

1971- Pawan Kalyan -Indian actor, martial artist, director, and screenwriter

1971- Tommy Maddox -American football player and coach

1971- César Sánchez -Spanish footballer

1971- Shauna Sand -American model and actress

1971- Tom Steels -Belgian cyclist

1972- Robert Coles (golfer)|Robert Coles -English golfer

1972- Matthew Dunn -Australian swimmer

1973- Jason Blake (ice hockey)|Jason Blake -American ice hockey player

1973- Indika de Saram -Sri Lankan cricketer

1973- Katt Williams -American comedian, actor, and rapper

1974- Steven Johnson (racing driver)|Steven Johnson -Australian race car driver

1974- Inari Vachs -American porn actress

1975- MC Chris -American rapper, actor, and screenwriter

1976- Erin Hershey Presley -American actress

1976- Aziz Zakari -Ghanaian sprinter

1977- Frédéric Kanouté -Malian footballer

1977- Amanda Marcotte -American blogger and academic

1979- Tomer Ben Yosef -Israeli footballer

1979- Alex Chu -South Korean-Canadian singer and actor (Clazziquai)

1979- Ron Ng -Hong Kong actor, singer, and dancer

1979- Brian Westbrook -American football player

1980- Dany Sabourin -Canadian ice hockey player

1980- Danny Shittu -Nigerian footballer

1980- Hiroki Yoshimoto -Japanese race car driver

1981- Fariborz Kamkari -Iranian director, producer, and screenwriter

1981- Jennifer Hopkins -American tennis player

1981- Chris Tremlett -English cricketer

1981- Bracha van Doesburgh -Dutch actress

1982- Joey Barton -English footballer

1982- Mandy Cho -American-Hong Kong model and actress

1982- Jason Hammel (baseball)|Jason Hammel -American baseball player

1982- Mark Phillips (footballer)|Mark Phillips -English footballer

1983- Rich Boy -American rapper and producer

1983- Mark Foster (rugby union)|Mark Foster -English rugby player

1984- Jack Peñate -English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1984- Danson Tang -Taiwanese model, actor, and singer

1986- Gelson Fernandes -Swiss footballer

1986- Kyle Hines -American basketball player

1986- Rob Ramsay -Canadian actor

1987- Scott Moir -Canadian ice dancer

1987- Spencer Smith (musician)|Spencer Smith -American drummer (Panic! at the Disco)

1988- Javi Martínez -Spanish footballer

1988- Ishant Sharma -Indian cricketer

1988- Ishmeet Singh -Indian singer (d. 2008)

1989- Zedd (musician)|Zedd -Russian-German DJ and producer

1989- Joel Goonan -English actor

1989- Marcus Morris (basketball)|Marcus Morris -American basketball player

1989- Markieff Morris -American basketball player

1989- Alexandre Pato -Brazilian footballer

1990- Marcus Ericsson -Swedish race car driver

1990- Shayla Worley -American gymnast

1992- Xenia Knoll -Swiss tennis player

1992- Alberto Masi -Italian footballer

1993- Montana Cox -Australian model

1993- Robert Rooba -Estonian ice hockey player

1995- Deimantas Petravičius -Lithuanian footballer

1996- Lilla Barzó -Hungarian tennis player

1996- Sungha Jung -South Korean guitarist

History of Deaths

421- Constantius III -Roman emperor

459- Simeon Stylites -Byzantine saint (b. 390)

1031- Saint Emeric of Hungary -(b. 1000)

1274- Prince Munetaka -Japanese shogun (b. 1242)

1397- Francesco Landini -Italian singer-songwriter, organist, and poet (b. 1335)

1540- Dawit II -of Ethiopia (b. 1501)

1680- Per Brahe the Younger -Swedish soldier and politician, Lord High Steward of Sweden (b. 1602)

1688- Sir Robert Viner, 1st Baronet -English politician, Lord Mayor of London (b. 1631)

1690- Philip William, Elector Palatine -German husband of Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (b. 1615)

1764- Nathaniel Bliss -English astronomer and mathematician (b. 1700)

1765- Henry Bouquet -Swiss-English colonel (b. 1719)

1768- Antoine Deparcieux -French mathematician and theorist (b. 1703)

1790- Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim -German historian and theologian (b. 1701)

1813- Jean Victor Marie Moreau -French general (b. 1763)

1820- Jiaqing Emperor -of China (b. 1760)

1832- Franz Xaver von Zach -Hungarian-French astronomer and academic (b. 1754)

1834- Thomas Telford -Scottish engineer and architect, designed the Menai Suspension Bridge (b. 1757)

1865- William Rowan Hamilton -Irish physicist, astronomer, and mathematician (b. 1805)

1872- N. F. S. Grundtvig -Danish pastor, philosopher, and author (b. 1783)

1877- Constantine Kanaris -Greek admiral and politician, 16th List of Prime Ministers of Greece|Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1793)

1896- Nat Thomson -Australian cricketer (b. 1839)

1898- Wilford Woodruff -American religious leader, 4th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1807)

1910- Henri Rousseau -French painter (b. 1844)

1921- Henry Austin Dobson -English poet and critic (b. 1840)

1921- Anthony Francis Lucas -Croatian-American engineer and businessman (b. 1855)

1927- Umegatani Tōtarō II -Japanese sumo wrestler, the 20th Makuuchi#Yokozuna|Yokozuna (b. 1878)

1932- Gustav Ernesaks (weightlifter)|Gustav Ernesaks -Estonian weightlifter (b. 1896)

1934- James Allan (rugby union)|James Allan -New Zealand rugby player (b. 1860)

1934- Russ Columbo -American singer, violinist, and actor (b. 1908)

1934- Alcide Nunez -American clarinet player (Original Dixieland Jass Band) (b. 1884)

1937- Pierre de Coubertin -French historian and educator, founded the International Olympic Committee (b. 1863)

1941- Lloyd Seay -American race car driver (b. 1919)

1942- James Juvenal -American rower (b. 1874)

1942- Tom Williams (Irish republican)|Tom Williams -Irish soldier (b. 1924)

1944- Bella Rosenfeld -Russian-American model and author (b. 1895)

1945- Mason Phelps -American golfer (b. 1885)

1948- Sylvanus Morley -American archaeologist and spy (b. 1883)

1953- Hendrik Offerhaus -Dutch rower (b. 1875)

1953- Jonathan M. Wainwright (general)|Jonathan M. Wainwright -American general, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1883)

1954- Franz Leopold Neumann -German lawyer and political scientist (b. 1900)

1962- William Wilkerson -American businessman, founded ''The Hollywood Reporter'' and the Flamingo Hotel (b. 1890)

1964- Glenn Albert Black -American archaeologist and scholar (b. 1900)

1964- Alvin C. York -American colonel, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1887)

1965- Johannes Bobrowski -German poet and author (b. 1917)

1969- Ho Chi Minh -Vietnamese politician, 1st List of Presidents of Vietnam|President of Vietnam (b. 1890)

1969- Sue Hamilton (model and actress)|Sue Williams -American actress and model (b. 1945)

1971- Robert Mensah -Ghanaian footballer (b. 1939)

1973- Carl Dudley -American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1910)

1973- J. R. R. Tolkien -South African-English philologist and poet (b. 1892)

1975- Mabel Vernon -American activist (b. 1883)

1976- Stanisław Grochowiak -Polish poet and playwright (b. 1934)

1977- Stephen Dunne (actor)|Stephen Dunne -American actor (b. 1918)

1978- Fred G. Meyer -American businessman, founded Fred Meyer (b. 1886)

1979- Otto P. Weyland -American general (b. 1903)

1984- Manos Katrakis -Greek actor (b. 1908)

1985- Abe Lenstra -Dutch footballer (b. 1920)

1985- Jay Youngblood -American wrestler (b. 1955)

1991- Alfonso García Robles -Mexican politician and diplomat, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)

1992- Barbara McClintock -American geneticist and botanist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)

1993- Russel B. Nye -American author and educator (b. 1913)

1994- Roy Castle -English actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1932)

1996- Paddy Clift -Zimbabwean cricketer (b. 1953)

1997- Rudolf Bing -Austrian-American manager (b. 1902)

1997- Viktor Frankl -Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist (b. 1905)

1998- Jackie Blanchflower -Irish-English footballer (b. 1933)

1998- Allen Drury -American author (b. 1918)

2000- Elvera Sanchez -American dancer (b. 1905)

2000- Curt Siodmak -German-American author and screenwriter (b. 1907)

2001- Christiaan Barnard -South African surgeon and academic (b. 1922)

2001- Troy Donahue -American actor (b. 1936)

2002- Dick Reynolds -Australian footballer and coach (b. 1915)

2004- Joan Oró -Catalan biochemist (b. 1923)

2004- Eleni Zafeiriou -Greek actress (b. 1916)

2005- Bob Denver -American actor and singer (b. 1935)

2006- Bob Mathias -American decathlete and politician (b. 1930)

2006- Willi Ninja -American dancer and choreographer (b. 1961)

2007- Rajae Belmlih -Moroccan singer (b. 1962)

2007- Franz-Benno Delonge -German game designer, created ''TransAmerica (board game)|TransAmerica'' (b. 1957)

2007- Esther Hoffe -Czech-Israeli mistress of Max Brod (b. 1906)

2007- Max McNab -Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1924)

2008- Bill Melendez -Mexican-American animator, director, producer, and voice actor (b. 1916)

2009- Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy -Indian politician, 14th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (b. 1949)

2011- Roberto Bruce -Chilean journalist (b. 1979)

2011- Felipe Camiroaga -Chilean actor and singer (b. 1966)

2012- Mark Abrahamian -American guitarist (Starship (band)|Starship) (b. 1966)

2012- Jack Boucher -American photographer (b. 1931)

2012- Bob Johnstone (broadcaster)|Bob Johnstone -Canadian journalist (b. 1930)

2012- John C. Marshall (musician)|John C. Marshall -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1941)

2012- Emmanuel Nunes -Portuguese-French composer and educator (b. 1941)

2013- Valérie Benguigui -French actress and director (b. 1965)

2013- Terry Clawson -English rugby player and coach (b. 1940)

2013- Ronald Coase -English-American economist and author, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1910)

2013- David Jacobs (broadcaster)|David Jacobs -English radio and television host (b. 1926)

2013- Olga Lowe -South African-English actress (b. 1919)

2013- Frederik Pohl -American author (b. 1919)

2013- Paul Scoon -Grenadian politician, 2nd Governor-General of Grenada (b. 1935)

2014- Peter Carter (diplomat)|Peter Carter -English diplomat, British Ambassador to Estonia (b. 1956)

2014- F. Emmett Fitzpatrick -American lawyer and politician, 20th District Attorney of Philadelphia (b. 1930)

2014- Norman Gordon -South African cricketer (b. 1911)

2014- Helena Rakoczy -Polish gymnast (b. 1921)

2014- Paul W. Robertson -Canadian businessman (b. 1954)

2014- Goolam Essaji Vahanvati -Indian lawyer and politician, 13th Attorney General for India (b. 1949)