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Day History: September-3

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Events History

36 BC-In the Battle of Naulochus -Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Caesar Augustus|Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.

301- San Marino -one of the List of countries by area|smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.

590-Consecration of Pope Gregory I -(Gregory the Great).

673-King Wamba (king)|Wamba -of the Visigoths puts down a revolt by Hilderic of Nîmes|Hilderic, governor of Nîmes (France) and rival for the throne.

863-Major Byzantine Empire|Byzantine -victory at the Battle of Lalakaon against an Arab raid.

1189- Richard I of England -(a.k.a. Richard "the Lionheart") is crowned at Westminster Abbey|Westminster.

1260-The Mamluks -defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine (region)|Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire.

1650- Third English Civil War -In the Battle of Dunbar (1650)|Battle of Dunbar, English Roundhead|Parliamentarian forces led by Oliver Cromwell defeat an army loyal to King Charles II of England and led by David Leslie, Lord Newark.

1651-Third English Civil War: Battle of Worcester -Charles II of England is defeated in the last main battle of the war.

1658- Richard Cromwell -becomes Lord Protector of England.

1666-The Royal Exchange, London|Royal Exchange -burns down in the Great Fire of London.

1777- American Revolutionary War -During the Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the Flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time.

1783-American Revolutionary War: The war ends with the signing of the Treaty of Paris (1783)|Treaty of Paris -by the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain.

1798-The week long battle of Battle of St. George's Caye|St. George's Caye -begins between Spain and Kingdom of Great Britain|Britain off the coast of Belize.

1802- William Wordsworth -composes the sonnet ''Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802''.

1812-Twenty-four settlers are killed in the Pigeon Roost State Historic Site#Pigeon Roost Massacre|Pigeon Roost Massacre -in Indiana.

1838-Future Abolitionism in the United States|abolitionist -Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery.

1855- American Indian Wars -In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under United States General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan massacre by attacking a Sioux village and killing 100 men, women and children.

1861- American Civil War -Confederate States of America|Confederate General Leonidas Polk invades neutral Kentucky, prompting the state legislature to ask for United States|Union assistance.

1870- Franco-Prussian War -The Siege of Metz begins, resulting in a decisive Kingdom of Prussia|Prussian victory on October 23.

1874-The congress of the State of Mexico -elevates Naucalpan to the category of Villa, with the title of "Villa de Benito Juárez|Juárez".

1875-The first official game of polo -is played in Argentina after being introduced by British ranchers.

1878-Over 640 die when the crowded pleasure boat {{SS|Princess Alice|1865|2}} collides with the '' Bywell Castle -' in the River Thames.

1879- Siege of the British Residency in Kabul -British envoy Sir Pierre Louis Napoleon Cavagnari|Louis Cavagnari and 72 men of the Corps of Guides (India)|The Guides are massacred by Afghan troops while defending the British Residency in Kabul. Their heroism and loyalty became famous and revered throughout the British Empire.

1895- John Brallier -becomes the first openly professional American football player, when he was paid US$10 by Dave Berry (American football)|David Berry, to play for the Latrobe Athletic Association in a 12-0 win over the Jeanette Athletic Association.

1914- William, Prince of Albania -leaves the country after just six months due to opposition to his rule.

1914-French composer Albéric Magnard -is killed defending his estate against invading German soldiers.

1914- World War I -Start of the Battle of Grand Couronné, a German assault against French positions on high ground near the city of Nancy, France|Nancy.

1916-World War I: Leefe Robinson -destroys the German airship Schütte-Lanz SL 11 over Cuffley, north of London; the first German airship to be shot down on British soil.

1925-{{USS|Shenandoah|ZR-1|6}}, the United States' first American-built rigid airship, was destroyed in a squall line -over Noble County, Ohio|Noble County, Ohio. Fourteen of her 42-man crew perished, including her commander, Zachary Lansdowne.

1933- Yevgeniy Abalakov -is the first man to reach the highest point in the Soviet Union, Communism Peak (now called Ismoil Somoni Peak and situated in Tajikistan) (7495 m).

1935-Sir Malcolm Campbell -reaches a speed of 304.331 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, becoming the first person to drive an automobile over 300 mph.

1939- World War II -France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia declare war on Germany after the invasion of Poland, forming the Allies of World War II|Allies.

1939-World War II: The United Kingdom and France begin a Blockade of Germany (1939–45)|naval blockade of Germany -that lasts until the end of the war. This also marks the beginning of the Battle of the Atlantic.

1941- The Holocaust -Karl Fritzsch, deputy camp commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp, experiments with the use of Zyklon B in the gassing of Soviet POWs.

1942-World War II: In response to news of its coming liquidation, Dov Lopatyn -leads an uprising in the Łachwa Ghetto#Uprising and massacre|Ghetto of Lakhva, in present-day Belarus.

1943-World War II: The Allied invasion of Italy -begins on the same day that U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio sign the Armistice of Cassibile aboard the Royal Navy battleship {{HMS|Nelson|28|6}} off Malta.

1944-Holocaust: Diarist -Anne Frank and her family are placed on the last transport train from the Westerbork transit camp to the Auschwitz concentration camp, arriving three days later.

1945-Three-day celebration was held in China, following the Victory over Japan Day#China|Victory over Japan Day -on September 2.

1950- Giuseppe Farina|"Nino" Farina -becomes the first List of Formula One World Drivers' Champions|Formula One Drivers' champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix.

1951-The first long-running American television soap opera -''Search for Tomorrow'', airs its first episode on the CBS network.

1954-The People's Liberation Army -begins shelling the Republic of China-controlled islands of Quemoy, starting the First Taiwan Strait Crisis.

1954-The German U-boat -''U-505'' begins its move from a specially constructed dock to its final site at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago)|Museum of Science and Industry.

1967- Dagen H -in Sweden: Traffic changes from driving on the left to driving on the right overnight.

1971- Qatar -becomes an independent state.

1976- Viking program -The American ''Viking 2'' spacecraft lands at Utopia Planitia on Mars.

1987-In a 1987 Burundian coup d'état|coup d'état in Burundi -President Jean-Baptiste Bagaza is deposed by Major Pierre Buyoya.

1994- Sino-Soviet split -Russia and the People's Republic of China agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other.

1997- Vietnam Airlines -Vietnam Airlines Flight 815|Flight 815 (Tupolev Tu-134) crashes on approach into Phnom Penh airport, killing 64.

2001-In Belfast -Protestant Ulster loyalism|loyalists begin a Holy Cross dispute|picket of Holy Cross, a Catholic primary school for girls. For the next 11 weeks, riot police escort the schoolchildren and their parents through hundreds of protesters, some of whom hurl missiles and abuse. The protest sparks fierce rioting and grabs world headlines.

2004- Beslan school hostage crisis -Day 3: The Beslan hostage crisis ends with the deaths of over 300 people, more than half of which are children.

2014-Heavy monsoon rains and 2014 India – Pakistan floods|flash floods -leave over 200 people dead across India and Pakistan.

Famous Birthdays

1034- Emperor Go-Sanjō -of Japan (d. 1073)

1499- Diane de Poitiers -French mistress of Henry II of France (d. 1566)

1568- Adriano Banchieri -Italian organist and composer (d. 1634)

1675- Paul Dudley (jurist)|Paul Dudley -American lawyer and jurist (d. 1751)

1693- Charles Radclyffe -English politician (d. 1746)

1695- Pietro Locatelli -Italian viola player and composer (d. 1764)

1710- Abraham Trembley -Swiss biologist and zoologist (d. 1784)

1724- Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester -Irish-English general and politician, 21st List of Governors General of Canada|Governor General of Canada (d. 1808)

1781- Eugène de Beauharnais -French general (d. 1824)

1810- Paul Kane -Irish-Canadian painter (d. 1871)

1811- John Humphrey Noyes -American activist, founded the Oneida Community (d. 1886)

1820- George Hearst -American businessman and politician (d. 1891)

1841- Tom Emmett -English cricketer (d. 1904)

1849- Sarah Orne Jewett -American author and poet (d. 1909)

1851- Olga Constantinovna of Russia -(d. 1926)

1854- Charles Tatham (fencer)|Charles Tatham -American fencer (d. 1939)

1856- Louis Sullivan -American architect, designed the Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building (d. 1924)

1869- Fritz Pregl -Slovenian chemist and physician, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930)

1875- Ferdinand Porsche -Austrian-German engineer and businessman, founded Porsche (d. 1951)

1880- Gwynne Evans -American swimmer and water polo player (d. 1965)

1882- Johnny Douglas -English cricketer and boxer (d. 1930)

1887- Frank Christian (trumpeter)|Frank Christian -American trumpet player (Original New Orleans Jazz Band) (d. 1973)

1887- Manfred Toeppen -American water polo player (d. 1968)

1893- Andrey Dikiy -Russian-American journalist, historian, and politician (d. 1977)

1897- Sally Benson -American author and screenwriter (d. 1972)

1899- Frank Macfarlane Burnet -Australian virologist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)

1900- Percy Chapman -English cricketer (d. 1961)

1900- Urho Kekkonen -Finnish journalist, lawyer, and politician, 8th President of Finland (d. 1986)

1901- Eduard van Beinum -Dutch conductor (d. 1959)

1905- Carl David Anderson -American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)

1905- John Mills (cricketer, born 1905)|John Mills -New Zealand cricketer (d. 1972)

1907- Loren Eiseley -American anthropologist, philosopher, and author (d. 1977)

1908- Lev Pontryagin -Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1988)

1910- Kitty Carlisle -American actress and singer (d. 2007)

1910- Maurice Papon -French civil servant (d. 2007)

1911- Bernard Mammes -American cyclist (d. 2000)

1912- Peter Capell -German actor (d. 1986)

1913- Alan Ladd -American actor and producer (d. 1964)

1914- Dixy Lee Ray -American biologist and politician, 17th Governor of Washington (d. 1994)

1915- Knut Nystedt -Norwegian organist and composer

1915- Memphis Slim -American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1988)

1916- Trigger Alpert -American bassist (Glenn Miller Orchestra) (d. 2013)

1916- Eddie Stanky -American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1999)

1918- Helen Wagner -American actress (d. 2010)

1920- Les Medley -English footballer (d. 2001)

1920- Tereska Torrès -French soldier and author (d. 2012)

1921- Thurston Dart -English pianist, conductor, and musicologist (d. 1971)

1921- Marguerite Higgins -American journalist (d. 1966)

1923- Glen Bell -American businessman, founded Taco Bell (d. 2010)

1923- Kishan Maharaj -Indian tabla player (d.2008)

1923- Mort Walker -American cartoonist

1924- Mary Grace Canfield -American actress (d. 2014)

1925- Bengt Lindström -Swedish painter and sculptor (d. 2008)

1925- Shoista Mullojonova -Tajikistan singer (d. 2010)

1925- Hank Thompson (musician)|Hank Thompson -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007)

1926- Anne Jackson -American actress

1926- Uttam Kumar -Indian actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 1980)

1926- Alison Lurie -American author and academic

1926- Irene Papas -Greek actress and singer

1927- Nora Denney -American actress (d. 2005)

1928- Gaston Thorn -Luxembourg politician, 8th List of Prime Ministers of Luxembourg|Prime Minister of Luxembourg (d. 2007)

1929- Whitey Bulger -American mobster

1929- Carlo Clerici -Swiss cyclist (d. 2007)

1929- Armand Vaillancourt -Canadian sculptor and painter

1930- Cherry Wilder -New Zealand author (d. 2002)

1931- Albert DeSalvo -American serial killer (d. 1973)

1931- Dick Motta -American basketball player and coach

1931- Guy Spitaels -Belgian politician, 7th Minister-President of the Walloon Region (d. 2012)

1932- Eileen Brennan -American actress and singer (d. 2013)

1933- Basil Butcher -Guyanese cricketer

1933- Tompall Glaser -American singer (Tompall & the Glaser Brothers) (d.2013)

1934- Freddie King -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976)

1935- Helmut Clasen -German-Canadian motorcycle racer

1936- Pilar Pallete -Peruvian actress

1936- Zine El Abidine Ben Ali -Tunisian politician, 2nd President of Tunisia

1938- Sarah Bradford -English historian and author

1938- Caryl Churchill -English-Canadian playwright

1938- Richard MacCormac -English architect, founded MJP Architects (d. 2014)

1938- Ryōji Noyori -Japanese chemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate

1939- Vladimir Bakulin -Kazakhstani wrestler (d. 2012)

1940- Frank Duffy (architect)|Frank Duffy -English architect

1940- Pauline Collins -English actress and singer

1940- Eduardo Galeano -Uruguayan journalist and author

1940- Brian Lochore -New Zealand rugby player and coach

1941- Sergei Dovlatov -Russian-American journalist and author (d. 1990)

1942- Al Jardine -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Beach Boys)

1943- Valerie Perrine -American model and actress

1944- Geoff Arnold -English cricketer and coach

1945- George Biondo -American bass player and songwriter (Steppenwolf (band)|Steppenwolf)

1945- Peter Goddard (physicist)|Peter Goddard -English physicist, mathematician, and academic

1947- Eric Bell -Irish guitarist and songwriter (Thin Lizzy and The Noel Redding Band)

1947- Kjell Magne Bondevik -Norwegian minister and politician, 26th List of heads of government of Norway|Prime Minister of Norway

1947- Michael Connarty -Scottish educator and politician

1947- Mario Draghi -Italian banker and economist

1947- Susan Milan -English flute player and composer

1948- Don Brewer -American singer-songwriter and drummer (Grand Funk Railroad and Terry Knight and the Pack)

1948- Fotis Kouvelis -Greek lawyer and politician, Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights (Greece)|Greek Minister of Justice

1948- Levy Mwanawasa -Zambian lawyer and politician, 3rd President of Zambia (d. 2008)

1949- José Pékerman -Argentinian footballer, coach, and manager

1949- Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria -(d. 2004)

1950- Doug Pinnick -American singer-songwriter and bass player (King's X and KXM)

1951- Denys Hobson -South African cricketer

1951- Prince Jazzbo -Jamaican DJ and producer (d. 2013)

1952- Şehrazat -Turkish singer-songwriter and producer

1953- Jean-Pierre Jeunet -French director, producer, and screenwriter

1954- Jaak Uudmäe -Estonian triple jumper and coach

1955- Steve Jones (musician)|Steve Jones -English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (Sex Pistols, The Professionals (band)|The Professionals, and Neurotic Outsiders)

1956- Pat McGeown -Irish activist (d. 1996)

1957- Garth Ancier -American businessman

1957- Earl Cureton -American basketball player and coach

1957- Steve Schirripa -American actor and producer

1959- Merritt Butrick -American actor (d. 1989)

1960- Nick Gibb -English politician

1962- Costas Mandylor -Australian actor

1963- Mubarak Ghanim -Emirati footballer

1963- Malcolm Gladwell -Canadian journalist and author

1963- Amber Lynn -American porn actress and model

1964- Adam Curry -American-Dutch businessman and television host, co-founded mevio

1964- Spike Feresten -American screenwriter and producer

1964- Thomas Mikal Ford -American actor and producer

1964- Junaid Jamshed -Pakistani singer-songwriter and guitarist (Vital Signs (band)|Vital Signs)

1964- Holt McCallany -American actor

1964- Nigel Rhodes -English actor and guitarist

1965- Charlie Sheen -American actor and producer

1966- Steven Johnson Leyba -American artist, painter, fine art book maker, author, spoken word performance artist, and musician

1966- Vladimir Ryzhkov -Russian historian and politician

1967- Chris Gatling -American basketball player

1969- Noah Baumbach -American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1969- John Fugelsang -American comedian, actor, and talk show host

1969- Marianna Komlos -Canadian bodybuilder, model, and wrestler (d. 2004)

1969- Matthew Offord -English journalist and politician

1970- Jeremy Glick -American businessman (d. 2001)

1970- George Lynch (basketball)|George Lynch -American basketball player and manager

1970- Gareth Southgate -English footballer and manager

1971- Kiran Desai -Indian-American author

1971- Chabeli Iglesias -Portuguese-Spanish journalist

1971- Indrek Rünkla -Estonian architect

1971- Trevor St. John -American actor

1972- Christine Boudrias -Canadian speed skater

1972- Natalia Estrada -Spanish model and actress

1972- Bob Evans (wrestler)|Bob Evans -American wrestler and trainer

1972- Martin Straka -Czech ice hockey player

1973- Norihiko Hibino -Japanese saxophonist and composer

1973- Jennifer Paige -American singer-songwriter and actress

1973- Damon Stoudamire -American basketball player and coach

1973- Zita Urbonaitė -Lithuanian cyclist (d. 2008)

1974- Clare Kramer -American actress, producer, and screenwriter

1974- Rahul Sanghvi -Indian cricketer

1975- Redfoo -American singer-songwriter, producer, and dancer (LMFAO)

1975- Daniel Chan -Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor

1975- Cristobal Huet -French ice hockey player

1976- Ashley Jones -American actress

1976- Jevon Kearse -American football player

1976- Vivek Oberoi -Indian actor

1976- Raheem Morris -American football player and coach

1977- Rui Marques -Angolan footballer

1977- Olof Mellberg -Swedish footballer

1977- Nate Robertson -American baseball player

1978- Terje Bakken -Norwegian singer-songwriter (Windir) (d. 2004)

1978- John Curtis (footballer born 1978)|John Curtis -English footballer

1978- Paul Moor -English bowler

1978- Michal Rozsíval -Czech ice hockey player

1978- Nick Wechsler (actor)|Nick Wechsler -American actor

1979- Júlio César (football goalkeeper, born 1979)|Júlio César -Brazilian footballer

1979- Tiffany Chapman -English actress

1979- Tomo Miličević -Bosnian-American guitarist (Thirty Seconds to Mars)

1980- B.G. (rapper)|B.G. -American rapper and actor (Chopper City Boyz and Cash Money Millionaires)

1980- Daniel Bilos -Argentinian footballer

1980- Cindy Burger -Dutch footballer

1980- Jennie Finch -American softball player

1980- Justin Halpern -American blogger and author

1980- Jason McCaslin -Canadian singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (Sum 41 and The Operation M.D.)

1981- Fearne Cotton -English radio and television host

1982- Sarah Burke -Canadian skier (d. 2012)

1982- Andrew McMahon -American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (Something Corporate and Jack's Mannequin)

1982- Kaori Natori -Japanese singer (Spontania)

1982- Tiago Rannow -Brazilian footballer

1983- Augusto Farfus -Brazilian race car driver

1983- Nicky Hunt -English footballer

1983- Marcus McCauley -American football player

1983- Valdas Vasylius -Lithuanian basketball player

1983- Christine Woods -American actress

1984- Paz de la Huerta -American model and actress

1984- Garrett Hedlund -American actor and singer

1984- Seo In-young -South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (Jewelry (band)|Jewelry)

1985- Scott Carson -English footballer

1985- Yūki Kaji -Japanese voice actor and singer

1985- Kelvin Wilson -English footballer

1986- Shaun White -American snowboarder and skateboarder

1987- Chris Fountain -English actor

1987- Modibo Maïga -Malian footballer

1987- James Neal (ice hockey)|James Neal -Canadian ice hockey player

1988- Jérôme Boateng -Ghanaian-German footballer

1988- Marine Debauve -French gymnast

1988- Hana Makhmalbaf -Iranian director and producer

1990- Rita Volk -Uzbekistani-American actress

1992- August Alsina -American singer-songwriter

1993- Rina Koike -Japanese model and actress

History of Deaths

264- Sun Xiu -Chinese emperor (b. 235)

863- Umar al-Aqta -Arab emir

1354- Joanikije II -Serbian patriarch and saint

1402- Gian Galeazzo Visconti -Italian son of Galeazzo II Visconti (b. 1351)

1420- Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany -(b. 1340)

1467- Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress -(b. 1434)

1592- Robert Greene (dramatist)|Robert Greene -English author and playwright (b. 1558)

1634- Edward Coke -English lawyer, judge, and politician, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (b. 1552)

1653- Claudius Salmasius -French scholar and author (b. 1588)

1658- Oliver Cromwell -English general and politician (b. 1599)

1720- Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway -French soldier and diplomat (b. 1648)

1729- Jean Hardouin -French historian and scholar (b. 1646)

1766- Archibald Bower -Scottish historian and author (b. 1686)

1808- John Montgomery (delegate)|John Montgomery -American merchant and politician (b. 1722)

1857- John McLoughlin -Canadian-American businessman (b. 1784)

1866- Konstantin Flavitsky -Russian painter (b. 1830)

1883- Ivan Turgenev -Russian author and playwright (b. 1818)

1886- William W. Snow -American politician (b. 1812)

1893- James Harrison (engineer)|James Harrison -Scottish-Australian engineer, journalist, and politician (b. 1816)

1906- Mihály Kolossa -Hungarian author and poet (b. 1846)

1914- Albéric Magnard -French composer and educator (b. 1865)

1929- John Bigham, 1st Viscount Mersey -English jurist and politician (b. 1840)

1936- Nikita Balieff -Armenian-Russian puppeteer and director (b. 1876)

1942- Will James (artist)|Will James -Canadian-American author and illustrator (b. 1892)

1948- Edvard Beneš -Czech politician, 2nd List of Presidents of Czechoslovakia|President of Czechoslovakia (b. 1884)

1954- Marika Kotopouli -Greek actress (b. 1887)

1961- Robert E. Gross (businessman)|Robert E. Gross -American businessman (b. 1897)

1962- E. E. Cummings -American author, poet, and playwright (b. 1894)

1963- Louis MacNeice -Irish poet and playwright (b. 1907)

1967- Francis Ouimet -American golfer (b. 1893)

1968- Isabel Withers -American actress (b. 1896)

1969- John Lester -American cricketer and soccer player (b. 1871)

1970- Vince Lombardi -American football player and coach (b. 1913)

1970- Alan Wilson (musician)|Alan Wilson -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Canned Heat) (b. 1943)

1974- Harry Partch -American composer and theorist (b. 1901)

1978- Karin Molander -Swedish actress (b. 1889)

1980- Dirch Passer -Danish actor, singer, and producer (b. 1926)

1980- Duncan Renaldo -Romanian-American actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1904)

1981- Alec Waugh -English author (b. 1898)

1983- Ellie Lambeti -Greek-American actress (b. 1926)

1985- Johnny Marks -American songwriter (b. 1909)

1986- Beryl Markham -English-Kenyan pilot, horse trainer, and author (b. 1902)

1987- Morton Feldman -American composer and educator (b. 1926)

1989- Gaetano Scirea -Italian footballer (b. 1953)

1991- Frank Capra -Italian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1897)

1993- David Brown (entrepreneur)|David Brown -English businessman (b. 1904)

1994- James Thomas Aubrey, Jr. -American screenwriter and producer (b. 1918)

1994- Major Lance -American singer (b. 1939)

1994- Billy Wright (footballer, born 1924)|Billy Wright -English footballer and manager (b. 1924)

1996- Emily Kame Kngwarreye -Australian painter (b. 1910)

2000- Edward Anhalt -American actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1914)

2001- Pauline Kael -American author and critic (b. 1919)

2001- Thuy Trang -Vietnamese-American actress (b. 1973)

2002- Kenneth Hare -Canadian climatologist and academic (b. 1919)

2002- W. Clement Stone -American businessman, philanthropist, and author (b. 1902)

2003- Alan Dugan -American poet (b. 1923)

2003- Paul Jennings Hill -American murderer (b. 1954)

2003- Rudolf Leiding -German businessman (b. 1914)

2005- R. S. R. Fitter -English biologist and author (b. 1913)

2005- William Rehnquist -American lawyer and jurist, 16th Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1924)

2007- Carter Albrecht -American keyboard player and guitarist (Edie Brickell & New Bohemians and Sorta (band)|Sorta) (b. 1973)

2007- Syd Jackson (Māori activist)|Syd Jackson -New Zealand union leader and activist (b. 1939)

2007- Steve Ryan (actor)|Steve Ryan -American actor (b. 1947)

2007- Jane Tomlinson -English runner (b. 1964)

2008- Donald Blakeslee -American colonel and pilot (b. 1917)

2010- Noah Howard -American saxophonist (b. 1943)

2010- Robert Schimmel -American comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1950)

2012- Griselda Blanco -Colombian drug lord (b. 1943)

2012- Harold Dunaway -American race car driver (b. 1933)

2012- Michael Clarke Duncan -American actor (b. 1957)

2012- Siegfried Jamrowski -Russian-German soldier and pilot (b. 1917)

2012- Sun Myung Moon -South Korean religious leader and businessman, founded the Unification Church (b. 1920)

2012- Charlie Rose (congressman)|Charlie Rose -American politician (b. 1939)

2013- Ralph M. Holman -American lawyer and judge (b. 1914)

2013- Pedro Ferriz Santacruz -Mexican-American journalist (b. 1921)

2013- José Ramón Larraz -Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1929)

2013- Janet Lembke -American author and scholar (b. 1933)

2013- Don Meineke -American basketball player (b. 1930)

2013- Lewis Morley -Hong Kong-Australian photographer (b. 1925)

2014- Zeus (dog)|Zeus -American dog (b. 2008)

2014- Go Eun-bi -South Korean singer (Ladies' Code) (b. 1992)

2014- Roy Heather -English actor (b. 1935)

2014- Aarno Raninen -Finnish singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1944)

2014- A. P. Venkateswaran -Indian politician, 14th Foreign Secretary (India)|Foreign Secretary of India (b. 1930)