This Day in History

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Day History: September-25

Events HistoryFamous BirthdaysHistory of Deaths

Events History


275-In Rome, (after the assassination of Aurelian -, the Roman Senate|Senate proclaims Marcus Claudius Tacitus Roman Emperor|Emperor.

762-Led by Muhammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya -the Hasan ibn Ali|Hasanid branch of the Alids begins the Alid Revolt (762–763)|Alid Revolt against the Abbasid Caliphate.

1066-The Battle of Stamford Bridge -marks the end of the Viking invasions of England.

1237- Kingdom of England|England -and Kingdom of Scotland|Scotland sign the Treaty of York, establishing the location of their Anglo-Scottish border|common border.

1396- Ottoman Dynasty|Ottoman Emperor -Bayezid I defeats a Christian army at the Battle of Nicopolis.

1513-Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa -reaches what would become known as the Pacific Ocean.

1555-The Peace of Augsburg -is signed in Augsburg by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor|Charles V and the princes of the Schmalkaldic League.

1690-'' Publick Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick -', the first newspaper to appear in the Americas, is published for the first and only time.

1775- American Revolutionary War -Ethan Allen surrenders to British forces after attempting to capture Montreal during the Battle of Longue-Pointe. Benedict Arnold and Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec|his expeditionary company set off from Fort Western, bound for Quebec City.

1789-The United States Congress -passes twelve amendments to the United States Constitution: the Congressional Apportionment Amendment (which was never ratified), the Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution|Congressional Compensation Amendment, and the ten that are known as the United States Bill of Rights|Bill of Rights.

1790- Peking opera -is born when the Four Great Anhui Troupes introduce Huiju|Anhui opera to Beijing in honor of the Qianlong Emperor's eightieth birthday.

1804-The Lakota people|Teton Sioux -(a subdivision of the Lakota) demand one of the boats from the Lewis and Clark Expedition as a toll for allowing the expedition to move further upriver.

1846-U.S. forces led by Zachary Taylor -capture the Mexican city of Monterrey.

1868-The Imperial Russian steam frigate '' Russian frigate Alexander Nevsky|Alexander Nevsky -' is shipwrecked off Jutland while carrying Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia|Grand Duke Alexei of Russia.

1890-The United States Congress -establishes Sequoia National Park.

1906-In the presence of the king and before a great crowd, Leonardo Torres Quevedo -successfully demonstrates the invention of the ''Telekino'' in the port of Bilbao, guiding a boat from the shore, in what is considered the birth of the remote control.

1911-Ground is broken for Fenway Park -in Boston

1911-An explosion of badly degraded propellant -charges on board the French battleship Liberté|French battleship ''Liberté'' detonates the forward ammunition magazine (artillery)|magazines and destroys the ship.

1912- Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism -is founded in New York City.

1915- World War I -The Second Battle of Champagne begins.

1926-The international 1926 Slavery Convention|Convention to Suppress the Slave Trade and Slavery -is first signed.

1929- Jimmy Doolittle -performs the first blind flight from Mitchel Field proving that full Instrument flight rules|instrument flying from take off to landing is possible.

1937- Second Sino-Japanese War -The Chinese Eighth Route Army gains a minor, but morale-boosting victory in the Battle of Pingxingguan.

1942- World War II -Swiss Police Instruction of September 25, 1942

1944-World War II: Surviving elements of the British 1st Airborne Division -Operation Berlin (Arnhem rescue)|withdraw from Arnhem in the Netherlands, thus ending the Battle of Arnhem and Operation Market Garden.

1955-The Royal Jordanian Air Force -is founded.

1956- TAT-1 -the first submarine transatlantic telephone cable system, is inaugurated.

1957- Little Rock Central High School|Central High School -in Little Rock, Arkansas, is Racial integration|integrated by the use of United States Army troops.

1959- Solomon Bandaranaike -Prime Minister of Sri Lanka is mortally wounded by a Buddhist monk, Talduwe Somarama, and dies the next day.

1962-The Algeria|People's Democratic Republic of Algeria -is formally proclaimed. Ferhat Abbas is elected President of Algeria|President of the provisional government.

1962-The North Yemen Civil War -begins when Abdullah as-Sallal dethrones the newly crowned Muhammad al-Badr|Imam al-Badr and declares Yemen Yemen Arab Republic|a republic under his presidency.

1963- Tom Denning, Baron Denning|Lord Denning -releases the UK government's official report on the Profumo Affair.

1964-The Mozambican War of Independence -against Portugal begins.

1969-The charter establishing the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation -is signed.

1970- Cease-fire -between Jordan and the Fedayeen ends fighting triggered by four hijackings on September 6 and September 9|9.

1972-In a Norwegian European Communities membership referendum, 1972|referendum -the people of Norway reject membership of the European Community.

1974-The first ulnar collateral ligament replacement surgery ( Tommy John surgery -performed, on baseball player Tommy John.

1977-About 4,200 people take part in the first running of the Chicago Marathon -

1978- PSA Flight 182 -a Boeing 727|Boeing 727-214, collides in mid-air with a Cessna 172 and crashes in San Diego, killing 144 people.

1981- Belize -joins the United Nations.

1983- Maze Prison escape -38 republican prisoners, armed with six handguns, hijack a prison meals lorry and smash their way out of Maze (HM Prison)|the Maze prison. It is the largest prison escape since WWII and in British history.

1992- NASA -launches the ''Mars Observer'', a $511 million probe to Mars, in the first U.S. mission to the planet in 17 years. Eleven months later, the probe would fail.

1996-The last of the Magdalene asylum -closes in Ireland.

2002-The Vitim event -a possible Meteoroid#Bolide|bolide impact in Siberia, Russia.

2003-A Richter magnitude scale|magnitude-8.0 -earthquake strikes just offshore Hokkaidō, Japan.

2008-China launches the spacecraft Shenzhou 7 -

2009-U.S. President Barack Obama -British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, in a joint TV appearance for a G-20 summit, accused Iran of building a secret nuclear enrichment facility.

Famous Birthdays


1358- Ashikaga Yoshimitsu -Japanese shogun (d. 1408)

1525- Steven Borough -English explorer and navigator (d. 1584)

1599- Francesco Borromini -Swiss-Italian architect, designed the San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane and Sant'Agnese in Agone (d. 1667)

1644- Ole Rømer -Danish astronomer and instrument maker (d. 1710)

1663- Johann Nikolaus Hanff -German organist and composer (d. 1711)

1683- Jean-Philippe Rameau -French composer and theorist (d. 1764)

1694- Henry Pelham -English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1754)

1711- Qianlong Emperor -of China (d. 1799)

1738- Nicholas Van Dyke (governor)|Nicholas Van Dyke -American lawyer and politician, 7th Governor of Delaware (d. 1789)

1741- Wenzel Pichl -Czech violinist, composer, and director (d. 1805)

1744- Frederick William II of Prussia -(d. 1797)

1758- Josepha Barbara Auernhammer -Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1820)

1764- Fletcher Christian -English sailor (d. 1793)

1766- Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu -French general and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of France (d. 1822)

1771- Nikolay Raevsky -Russian general and politician (d. 1829)

1773- Agostino Bassi -Italian entomologist and author (d. 1856)

1780- Jason Fairbanks -American murderer (d. 1801)

1782- Charles Maturin -Irish author and playwright (d. 1824)

1798- Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont -French geologist and engineer (d. 1874)

1816- Georg August Rudolph -German politician, 3rd Mayor of Marburg (d. 1893)

1825- William Pitt Ballinger -American lawyer and politician (d. 1888)

1825- Joachim Heer -Swiss politician, List of Presidents of the National Council of Switzerland|President of the National Council (d. 1879)

1839- Karl Alfred von Zittel -German palaeontologist and geologist (d. 1904)

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

1862- Billy Hughes -English-Australian politician, 7th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1952)

1866- Thomas Hunt Morgan -American biologist, geneticist, and embryologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1945)

1867- Yevgeny Miller -Russian general (d. 1938)

1879- Lope K. Santos -Filipino lawyer and politician (d. 1963)

1881- Lu Xun -Chinese author and critic (d. 1936)

1888- Hanna Ralph -German actress (d. 1978)

1889- Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff -Scottish author and translator (d. 1930)

1893- Harald Cramér -Swedish mathematician and statistician (d. 1985)

1896- Sandro Pertini -Italian journalist and politician, 7th President of Italy (d. 1990)

1897- William Faulkner -American author and poet, Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1962)

1898- Robert Brackman -Ukrainian-American painter and educator (d. 1980)

1899- Udumalai Narayana Kavi -Indian poet and songwriter (d. 1981)

1900- Artur Sirk -Estonian soldier, lawyer, and politician (d. 1937)

1901- Robert Bresson -French director and screenwriter (d. 1999)

1901- Gordon Coventry -Australian footballer (d. 1968)

1903- Mark Rothko -Latvian-American painter and educator (d. 1970)

1906- Dmitri Shostakovich -Russian pianist and composer (d. 1975)

1908- Jacqueline Audry -French director and screenwriter (d. 1977)

1911- Eric Williams -Trinidadian historian and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1981)

1913- Maria Tănase -Romanian singer and actress (d. 1963)

1915- Ethel Rosenberg -American spy (d. 1953)

1916- Jessica Anderson -Australian author (d. 2010)

1916- Deendayal Upadhyaya -Indian economist, sociologist, and journalist (d. 1968)

1917- Phil Rizzuto -American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2007)

1917- Johnny Sain -American baseball player and coach (d. 2006)

1920- Sergei Bondarchuk -Ukrainian-Russian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1994)

1920- Satish Dhawan -Indian engineer (d. 2002)

1921- Robert Muldoon -New Zealand sergeant, accountant, and politician, 31st Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1992)

1922- Hammer DeRoburt -Nauruian educator and politician, 1st President of Nauru (d. 1992)

1923- Robert Laxalt -American author and academic (d. 2001)

1923- Sam Rivers -American saxophonist, clarinet player, and composer (d. 2011)

1924- Norman Ayrton -English actor and director

1924- Red Webb -American baseball player (d. 1996)

1925- Paul MacCready -American engineer, founded AeroVironment (d. 2007)

1925- Silvana Pampanini -Italian actress and director

1926- Jack Hyles -American pastor (d. 2001)

1926- Aldo Ray -American actor (d. 1991)

1927- Colin Davis -English conductor and educator (d. 2013)

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

1929- Delia Scala -Italian ballerina and actress (d. 2004)

1929- Barbara Walters -American journalist, producer, and author

1930- Elsa Aguirre -Mexican actress

1930- Nino Cerruti -Italian fashion designer, founded Cerruti

1930- Shel Silverstein -American author, poet, illustrator, and songwriter (d. 1999)

1931- Manouchehr Atashi -Iranian journalist and poet (d. 2005)

1931- Bryan John Birch -English mathematician and scholar

1932- Glenn Gould -Canadian pianist and composer (d. 1982)

1932- Terry Medwin -Welsh footballer and manager

1932- Adolfo Suárez -Spanish lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Spain (d. 2014)

1933- Hubie Brown -American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster

1933- Erik Darling -American singer-songwriter (The Weavers and The Tarriers) (d. 2008)

1933- Brian Murphy (actor)|Brian Murphy -English actor and singer

1933- Josef Němec -Czech boxer (d. 2013)

1933- Ian Tyson -Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Ian & Sylvia and Great Speckled Bird (band)|Great Speckled Bird)

1934- Jean Sorel -French actor

1936- Ken Forsse -American toy creator and author, created Teddy Ruxpin (d. 2014)

1936- Juliet Prowse -Indian-South African actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1996)

1936- Ileana Sararoiu -Romanian singer (d. 1979)

1936- Moussa Traoré -Malian general and politician 2nd President of Mali

1938- Ron Hill -English runner

1938- Jonathan Motzfeldt -Greenlandic politician, 1st Prime Minister of Greenland (d. 2010)

1938- Enn Tarto -Estonian politician

1939- Leon Brittan -English lawyer and politician, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

1939- Feroz Khan -Indian actor, director, and producer (d. 2009)

1939- David S. Mann -American lawyer and politician, List of mayors of Cincinnati|Mayor of Cincinnati

1940- Tim Severin -Indian-English explorer, historian, and author

1941- Vivien Stern, Baroness Stern -English academic and politician

1942- Oscar Bonavena -Argentinian boxer (d. 1976)

1942- Robert Miano -American actor and producer

1942- Henri Pescarolo -French race car driver

1943- Robert Gates -American lieutenant, academic, and politician, 22nd United States Secretary of Defense

1943- John Locke (musician)|John Locke -American keyboard player (Spirit (band)|Spirit and Nazareth (band)|Nazareth) (d. 2006)

1943- Aram Saroyan -American author, poet, and playwright

1943- Josh Taylor -American actor

1943- Robert Walden -American actor, director, and screenwriter

1944- Michael Douglas -American actor and producer

1944- Doris Matsui -American politician

1944- Grayson Shillingford -Dominican cricketer (d. 2009)

1945- Kathleen Brown -American lawyer and politician, 29th California State Treasurer

1945- Carol Vadnais -Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2014)

1945- Dee Dee Warwick -American singer (d. 2008)

1946- Felicity Kendal -English actress

1946- Bryan MacLean -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Love (band)|Love) (d. 1998)

1946- Janusz Majer -Polish mountaineer

1946- Jerry Penrod -American bass player (Iron Butterfly and Rhinoceros (band)|Rhinoceros)

1947- Giannos Kranidiotis -Greek politician and diplomat (d. 1999)

1947- Firmine Richard -French actress

1947- Cheryl Tiegs -American model and actress

1947- Cecil Womack -American singer-songwriter and producer (The Valentinos and Womack & Womack) (d. 2013)

1948- Mimi Kennedy -American actress

1948- Kathi McDonald -American singer (d. 2012)

1948- Vladimir Yevtushenkov -Russian businessman

1949- Pedro Almodóvar -Spanish director, producer, and screenwriter

1949- Jeff Borowiak -American tennis player

1950- Stanisław Szozda -Polish cyclist (d. 2013)

1951- Yardena Arazi -Israeli singer

1951- Billy Dee -American porn actor and director

1951- Burleigh Drummond -American drummer and songwriter (Ambrosia (band)|Ambrosia)

1951- Graeme Knowles -English bishop

1951- Mark Hamill -American actor, singer, and producer

1951- Bob McAdoo -American basketball player and coach

1952- Colin Friels -Scottish-Australian actor

1952- Jimmy Garvin -American wrestler and manager

1952- Bell Hooks -American author and activist

1952- Cherríe Moraga -American poet, playwright, and activist

1952- Tommy Norden -American actor

1952- Chris Pond -English politician

1952- Christopher Reeve -American actor, producer, and activist (d. 2004)

1952- Anson Williams -American actor, director, and producer

1953- Richard Harvey -English mandolin player, keyboard player, and composer (Gryphon (band)|Gryphon)

1954- Sakis Boulas -Greek singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2014)

1954- Sylvester Croom -American football player and coach

1954- Joep Lange -Dutch physician and academic (d. 2014)

1954- Juande Ramos -Spanish footballer and manager

1954- Tim Smit -Dutch-English gardener and businessman

1955- Ludo Coeck -Belgian footballer (d. 1985)

1955- Zucchero Fornaciari -Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1955- Amyr Klink -Brazilian sailor and explorer

1955- Luanne Rice -American author

1955- Karl-Heinz Rummenigge -German footballer and manager

1955- Steven Severin -English bass player, songwriter, and producer (Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Glove)

1956- W. Daniel Hillis -American computer scientist, engineer, and author, founded the Thinking Machines Corporation

1956- Jamie Hyneman -American special effects designer and television host, founded M5 Industries

1956- Winfried Stradt -German footballer

1956- Kim Thompson -American publisher (d. 2013)

1957- Michael Madsen -American actor and producer

1957- Vladimir Popovkin -Russian general (d. 2014)

1957- Ian Reddington -English actor

1958- Randy Kerber -American keyboard player, composer, and conductor

1959- Jeon Soo-il -South Korean director, producer, and screenwriter

1960- Igor Belanov -Ukrainian footballer and manager

1960- Sonia Benezra -Canadian radio and television host

1960- Eduardo Yáñez -Mexican actor

1961- Mark Gil -Filipino actor (d. 2014)

1961- Heather Locklear -American actress and producer

1962- Shreela Ghosh -Indian-English actress and dancer

1962- Kalthoum Sarrai -Tunisian-French psychologist and journalist (d. 2010)

1962- Beth Toussaint -American actress

1962- Aida Turturro -American actress

1963- Tate Donovan -American actor and director

1963- Mikael Persbrandt -Swedish actor and singer

1963- Keely Shaye Smith -American journalist and author

1964- Gary Ayles -English race car driver

1964- Anita Barone -American actress

1964- Barbara Dennerlein -German organist

1964- Kikuko Inoue -Japanese voice actress and singer

1964- Lily Mariye -American actress and director

1964- Chris Impellitteri -American guitarist and songwriter (Impellitteri and Animetal USA)

1964- Kikuko Inoue -Japanese singer-songwriter and voice actress (DoCo)

1964- Maria Doyle Kennedy -Irish actress and singer

1964- Joey Saputo -Canadian businessman

1965- Matt Battaglia -American football player, actor, and producer

1965- Herminia Bouza -Cuban javelin thrower

1965- Gordon Currie -Canadian actor, director, and producer

1965- Saffron Henderson -Canadian voice actress and singer

1965- Scottie Pippen -American basketball player and sportscaster

1965- Anne Roumanoff -French actress

1965- Dave Rundle -South African cricketer

1965- Rob Schmidt -American director and screenwriter

1965- Rafael Martín Vázquez -Spanish footballer

1966- Stanislav Bunin -Russian pianist

1966- Jason Flemyng -English actor and singer

1966- Todd Philcox -American football player

1967- Melissa De Sousa -American actress

1967- Kim Issel -Canadian ice hockey player

1967- Ashwin Sood -English-Canadian drummer

1968- Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau -(d. 2013)

1968- John A. List -American economist and academic

1968- Will Smith -American actor, producer, and rapper (DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince)

1968- John Worsfold -Australian footballer and coach

1969- Hansie Cronje -South African cricketer (d. 2002)

1969- Bill Simmons -American journalist and author

1969- Hal Sparks -American actor and singer

1969- Heather Stewart-Whyte -English model

1969- Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal -American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Guns N' Roses)

1969- Tony Womack -American baseball player

1969- Catherine Zeta-Jones -Welsh-American actress and singer

1970- Curtis Buckley -American football player

1970- Kerri Kendall -American model and actress

1970- Aja Kong -Japanese wrestler

1970- Misa Shimizu -Japanese actress

1970- Dean Ween -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Ween and Moistboyz)

1971- Nikos Boudouris -Greek basketball player and manager

1971- Brian Dunkleman -American actor

1971- John Lynch (American football)|John Lynch -American football player and sportscaster

1971- Seb Sanders -English jockey

1971- Jessie Wallace -English actress

1972- Douglas September -Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

1973- Tijani Babangida -Nigerian footballer

1973- Jenny Chapman -English politician

1973- Bridget Marquardt -American model and actress

1973- Bridgette Wilson -American actress and singer, Miss Teen USA|Miss Teen USA 1990

1974- Igor Bogdanović -Serbian footballer

1974- Bill Bowler -Canadian ice hockey player

1974- Olivier Dacourt -French footballer

1974- Richie Edwards -English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Stone Gods, The Darkness (band)|The Darkness, and Onion Trump)

1974- John Granville -American diplomat (d. 2008)

1974- Tye Harvey -American pole vaulter

1974- Paul Hurst -English footballer and manager

1974- Daniel Alexander Kessler -English-American singer and guitarist (Interpol (band)|Interpol)

1974- Frank Leder -German fashion designer

1974- Bente Elin Lilleøkseth -Norwegian politician

1974- Robbie Mears -Australian rugby player and coach

1974- Eric Moss -American football player

1974- Joel Prpic -Canadian ice hockey player

1974- Javier Rosas -Mexican triathlete

1974- Kemel Thompson -Jamaican hurdler

1975- Declan Donnelly -English actor and singer

1975- Matt Hasselbeck -American football player

1975- Daniel Hyde -English actor

1975- Dat Nguyen -American football player and coach

1975- Maya Sansa -Italian actress and singer

1976- Santigold -American singer-songwriter and producer (Stiffed (band)|Stiffed)

1976- Charlotte Ayanna -Puerto Rican-American actress, Miss Teen USA 1993

1976- Chauncey Billups -American basketball player

1976- Eric Roberson -American singer-songwriter and producer

1976- Chiara Siracusa -Maltese singer

1977- Divya Dutta -Indian actress

1977- Clea DuVall -American actress

1977- Kiyoshi Ijichi -Japanese drummer (Asian Kung-Fu Generation)

1977- Robbie Jones (actor)|Robbie Jones -American actor

1977- Mike Krahulik -American illustrator

1977- Joel David Moore -American actor, director, and producer

1977- Wil Nieves -Puerto Rican baseball player

1978- Joe Cotton -Canadian-New Zealand singer (TrueBliss)

1978- Roudolphe Douala -Cameroonian footballer

1978- Ricardo Gardner -Jamaican footballer

1978- Jodie Kidd -English model and actress

1978- Ryan Leslie -American singer-songwriter and producer

1978- Joel Piñeiro -Puerto Rican baseball player

1978- Rossif Sutherland -Canadian actor

1979- Kyle Bennett (BMX rider)|Kyle Bennett -American BMX rider (d. 2012)

1979- An Choyoung -South Korean Go (game)|Go player

1979- Rashad Evans -American mixed martial artist

1979- Jason Koumas -Welsh footballer

1979- Jean-René Lisnard -French tennis player

1980- T.I. -American rapper, producer, and actor (P$C)

1980- Elio Germano -Italian actor and singer

1980- Chris Owen (actor)|Chris Owen -American actor and photographer

1981- Rocco Baldelli -American baseball player

1981- Jason Bergmann -American baseball player

1981- Sarah Jayne Dunn -English actress

1981- Gemma Garrett -Irish model, Miss Great Britain|Miss Great Britain 2007

1981- Van Hansis -American actor

1981- Lee Norris -American actor

1981- Angelo Palombo -Italian footballer

1981- Shane Tutmarc -American singer-songwriter and producer (Dolour)

1982- Hyun Bin -South Korean actor and singer

1982- Kany García -Puerto Rican singer-songwriter

1983- Son Dam-bi -South Korean singer and actress

1983- Donald Glover -American actor, rapper, producer, and screenwriter

1983- Terrance Pennington -American football player

1984- Cherine Anderson -Jamaican singer-songwriter and actress

1984- Matías Silvestre -Argentinian footballer

1984- Annabelle Wallis -English actress

1985- Marvin Matip -German footballer

1986- Heidi El Tabakh -Egyptian-Canadian tennis player

1986- Nicole Fugere -American model and actress

1986- Marten Strauch -German rugby player

1987- Monica Niculescu -Romanian tennis player

1988- Mariya Ise -Japanese voice actress

1988- Tamaryn Payne -English actress

1989- Jordan Gavaris -Canadian actor

1989- Samantha Murray -English pentathlete

1989- Aldon Smith -American football player

1990- Mao Asada -Japanese figure skater

1990- Zac Fox -English actor

1990- Daria Strokous -Russian model, actress, and photographer

1991- Emmy Clarke -American actress

1991- Alessandro Crescenzi -Italian footballer

1992- Zoël Amberg -Swiss race car driver

1992- Keauna McLaughlin -American figure skater

1992- Ruslan Zhiganshin -Russian ice dancer

1993- Toby Greene -Australian footballer

1994- Jansen Panettiere -American actor

1995- Ryan Beatty -American singer

History of Deaths


744- Yazid III -Umayyad caliph (b. 701)

1066- Tostig Godwinson -English son of Godwin, Earl of Wessex

1066- Harald Hardrada -Norwegian king (b. 1015)

1086- William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine -(b. 1025)

1333- Prince Morikuni -Japanese shogun (b. 1301)

1396- Jean de Carrouges -French knight (b. 1330)

1396- Jean de Vienne -French general and admiral (b. 1341)

1496- Piero Capponi -Italian soldier and politician (b. 1447)

1506- Philip I of Castile -(b. 1478)

1534- Pope Clement VII -(b. 1478)

1536- Johannes Secundus -Dutch author and poet (b. 1511)

1550- Georg von Blumenthal -German bishop (b. 1490)

1602- Caspar Peucer -German physician, scholar, and reformer (b. 1525)

1617- Emperor Go-Yōzei -of Japan (b. 1572)

1617- Francisco Suárez -Spanish priest, philosopher, and theologian (b. 1548)

1626- Lancelot Andrewes -English bishop and scholar (b. 1555)

1630- Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquis of the Balbases -Italian general and politician, List of Governors of the Duchy of Milan|Governor of the Duchy of Milan (b. 1569)

1665- Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (1610–1665)|Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria -(b. 1610)

1703- Archibald Campbell, 1st Duke of Argyll -Scottish general (b. 1658)

1774- John Bradstreet -Canadian-English general (b. 1714)

1777- Johann Heinrich Lambert -Swiss mathematician, physicist, and astronomer (b. 1728)

1791- William Bradford (American Revolutionary printer)|William Bradford -American soldier and publisher (b. 1719)

1792- Adam Gottlob Moltke -Danish politician and diplomat (b. 1710)

1794- Paul Rabaut -French pastor (b. 1718)

1828- Charlotta Seuerling -Swedish singer, harpsichord player, and composer (b. 1783)

1849- Johann Strauss I -Austrian composer (b. 1804)

1867- Oliver Loving -American rancher, co-developed the Goodnight–Loving Trail (b. 1812)

1893- Louise von François -German author (b. 1817)

1900- Félix-Gabriel Marchand -Canadian journalist and politician, 11th List of Quebec premiers|Premier of Québec (b. 1832)

1900- John M. Palmer (politician)|John M. Palmer -American general and politician, 15th Governor of Illinois (b. 1817)

1901- Arthur Fremantle -English general and politician, List of Governors of Malta|Governor of Malta (b. 1835)

1905- Jacques Marie Eugène Godefroy Cavaignac -French politician (b. 1853)

1917- Thomas Ashe -Irish commander (b. 1885)

1918- Mikhail Alekseyev -Russian general (b. 1857)

1926- Herbert Booth -English songwriter and bandleader (b. 1862)

1928- Richard F. Outcault -American cartoonist, created ''The Yellow Kid'' and ''Buster Brown'' (b. 1863)

1929- Miller Huggins -American baseball player and manager (b. 1879)

1933- Ring Lardner -American journalist and author (b. 1885)

1941- Foxhall P. Keene -American polo player, golfer, and race car driver (b. 1867)

1943- Alexander Hall (soccer)|Alexander Hall -Scottish-Canadian soccer player (b. 1880)

1946- Hans Eppinger -Austrian physician (b. 1879)

1958- John B. Watson -American psychologist and academic (b. 1878)

1960- Emily Post -American author (b. 1873)

1961- Frank Fay (American actor)|Frank Fay -American actor and singer (b. 1897)

1968- Hans F. K. Günther -German eugenicist and academic (b. 1891)

1968- Cornell Woolrich -American author (b. 1903)

1970- Erich Maria Remarque -German-Swiss author (b. 1898)

1971- Hugo Black -American captain, jurist, and politician (b. 1886)

1979- Tapio Rautavaara -Finnish javelin thrower, actor, and singer (b. 1915)

1980- John Bonham -English drummer and songwriter (Led Zeppelin and Band of Joy) (b. 1948)

1980- Lewis Milestone -Russian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1895)

1980- Marie Under -Estonian author and poet (b. 1883)

1983- Leopold III of Belgium -(b. 1901)

1984- Walter Pidgeon -Canadian-American actor and singer (b. 1897)

1986- Darshan Singh Canadian -Indian-Canadian union leader and activist (b. 1917)

1986- Donald MacDonald (Nova Scotia politician)|Donald MacDonald -Canadian politician (b. 1909)

1986- Nikolay Semyonov -Russian physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1896)

1986- Hans Vogt (linguist)|Hans Vogt -Norwegian linguist and academic (b. 1909)

1987- Mary Astor -American actress and singer (b. 1906)

1987- Emlyn Williams -Welsh-English actor and playwright (b. 1905)

1988- Billy Carter -American businessman (b. 1937)

1988- Arthur Võõbus -Estonian-American orientalist and scholar (b. 1909)

1990- Prafulla Chandra Sen -Indian politician, 3rd Chief Minister of West Bengal (b. 1897)

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

1991- Viviane Romance -French actress and producer (b. 1912)

1995- Dave Bowen -Welsh footballer and manager (b. 1928)

1995- Annie Elizabeth Delany -American dentist and author (b. 1891)

1997- Hélène Baillargeon -Canadian singer and actress (b. 1916)

1997- Jean Françaix -French pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1912)

1999- Marion Zimmer Bradley -American author (b. 1930)

2000- R. S. Thomas -Welsh priest and poet (b. 1913)

2003- Aqila al-Hashimi -Iraqi politician (b. 1953)

2003- Herb Gardner -American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1934)

2003- Franco Modigliani -Italian-American economist and academic, Nobel Prize in Economics|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)

2003- George Plimpton -American journalist, author, and actor (b. 1927)

2003- Edward Said -Palestinian-American philosopher and critic (b. 1935)

2005- Don Adams -American actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1923)

2005- Madeline-Ann Aksich -Canadian businesswoman and philanthropist (b. 1956)

2005- George Archer -American golfer (b. 1939)

2005- Urie Bronfenbrenner -Russian-American psychologist and ecologist (b. 1917)

2005- Ghulam Mustafa Khan -Pakistani linguist and critic (b. 1912)

2005- M. Scott Peck -American psychiatrist and author (b. 1936)

2005- Friedrich Peter -Austrian politician (b. 1921)

2006- Jeff Cooper -American target shooter and author (b. 1920)

2006- John M. Ford -American author and poet (b. 1957)

2007- Haidar Abdel-Shafi -Palestinian physician and politician (b. 1919)

2008- Derog Gioura -Nauruan politician, 23rd President of Nauru (b. 1932)

2009- Alicia de Larrocha -Spanish pianist (b. 1923)

2009- Pierre Falardeau -Canadian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1946)

2010- Art Gilmore -American voice actor (b. 1912)

2011- Wangari Maathai -Kenyan environmentalist and activist, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1940)

2012- Billy Barnes (composer)|Billy Barnes -American composer and songwriter (b. 1927)

2012- John Bond (footballer)|John Bond -English footballer and manager (b. 1923)

2012- Neşet Ertaş -Turkish singer-songwriter and bağlama player (b. 1938)

2012- Trevor Hardy -English serial killer (b. 1945)

2012- Eric Ives -English historian and academic (b. 1931)

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

2012- Jakub Polák (anarchist)|Jakub Polák -Czech activist (b. 1952)

2012- Andy Williams -American singer and actor (The Williams Brothers) (b. 1927)

2013- Ron Fenton -English footballer, coach, and manager (b. 1940)

2013- Choi In-ho -South Korean author and screenwriter (b. 1945)

2013- José Montoya -American poet and academic (b. 1932)

2013- Billy Mure -American guitarist and composer (b. 1915)

2013- Pablo Verani -Italian-Argentinian politician (b. 1938)

2013- Bennet Wong -Canadian psychiatrist and academic, co-founded Haven Institute (b. 1930)

2014- Ulrick Chérubin -Haitian-Canadian educator and politician (b. 1943)

2014- Rezső Gallai (supercentenarian)|Rezső Gallai -Hungarian super-centenarian (b. 1904)

2014- Jaak Joala -Estonian singer (b. 1950)

2014- Sulejman Tihić -Bosnian politician (b. 1951)

2014- Dorothy Tyler-Odam -English high jumper (b. 1920)