On This Day in History: April 20
April 20 is the 110th day of the year (111th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 255 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- Iowa Lottery CEO announces retirement. Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich announced Thursday that he intends to retire in late 2018 or early 2019. Rich has led the Iowa Lottery since February 2009 and is just the second person to serve as its CEO since the lottery's start in 1985.
- A state lottery could help Alabama get its financial house in order. Alabama might be the next hold-out state to break down and start a lottery -- and it might do the state some good.
- Texas man charged in Iowa lottery case contests extradition. A Texas businessman accused of helping a lottery security official to try to claim a rigged $14 million jackpot is out of jail while he fights extradition to Iowa.
- Canadian lottery winner donates $1 million for marijuana legalization. In Canada, the annual nationwide 420 celebrations are entirely sponsored by lottery winner Bob Erb.
- EuroMillions lottery winners to build unusual home. EuroMillions winners Matt and Cassey Topham plan to build an unusual eight-bedroom mansion with waterfall-screened garage and grotto swimming pool.
- Maryland Lottery Director says online sales coming. The Maryland Lottery hopes to have its online lottery sales platform up and running by January 1, 2013.
- Toronto janitor claims share of $50M lottery jackpot. A Toronto man has claimed his share of a massive $50 million lottery jackpot, four days after the ticket he purchased at a downtown newsstand was declared a winner.
- Millionaire janitor buys school new track. Five years after his big lottery win, a janitor made good on a decade-old promise to install a track at his school if he came into money.
- Nick of time: N.Z. man claims lottery prize 1 day before expiration. A man in Auckland, New Zealand claimed his lottery prize of $391,581 just 24 hours before the ticket would have expired.
- B.C. Lottery shuts down retailer as probe continues. The British Columbia Lottery Corp. has yanked its ticketing terminals from a North Shore kiosk -- the fifth such shutdown this year, the company says.
- Legal opinion sinks sale of Colorado Lottery. Dreams of selling off the Colorado Lottery for a fat payoff were discarded like a losing scratch ticket Thursday after state legal experts gave an adverse opinion on the plan.
- $205 Million:" Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot. Lottery mania is spreading across the United States as the Mega Millions lottery reaches a jackpot of $205 million.
- Maryland Couple Claims $109 Million Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot. Maryland State Lottery officials today announced the winners of the $109 million, multi-state Mega Millions lottery jackpot, the second-largest award ever in Maryland.
- Powerball lottery sales strong in Tennessee. Lured by tomorrow night's $90 million jackpot in the multistate game, thousands of Tennesseans bought a chance to win the big money yesterday on the first day of Powerball sales in this state.
- Lottery winner gives away £12 million in one week. Generous Marion Richardson is giving her family £12 million (US$21.5 million) of her £17 million (US$30.5 million) Euro Millions lottery jackpot - because she reckons she won too much.
- Law firm cuts lottery bill by 15% after scrutiny. A Nashville law firm has agreed to reduce its $892,000 bill for legal services to the Tennessee lottery by 15 percent, or more than $100,000 legislators said Monday.
- Kentucky Lottery works to counter revenue loss. Even as they celebrated the 15th anniversary of the start-up of the Kentucky Lottery - and predicted a strong finish to the fiscal year - lottery officials acknowledged an uncertain future yesterday.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$258.5 Million
Apr 21, 2010
- 2.$227 Million
Apr 20, 2016
- 3.$205 Million
Apr 22, 2005
- 4.$192 Million
Apr 23, 2019
- 5.$164 Million
Apr 21, 2020
- 6.€130 Million
Apr 20, 2018
- 7.€139.49 Million
Apr 20, 2019
- 8.$152 Million
Apr 21, 2012
- 9.$150 Million
Apr 23, 2014
- 10.$143 Million
Apr 20, 2010
- 11.$142 Million
Apr 21, 2018
- 12.$136 Million
Apr 20, 2019
- 13.$130 Million
Apr 21, 2009
- 14.$125 Million
Apr 23, 2008
- 15.€75 Million
Apr 24, 2009
- 16.€90 Million
Apr 24, 2020
- 17.$97 Million
Apr 22, 2016
- 18.$95 Million
Apr 20, 2013
- 19.$92 Million
Apr 23, 2013
- 20.$90 Million
Apr 21, 2004
- 20.$90 Million
Apr 22, 2017
- 22.€72.4 Million
Apr 21, 2016
- 23.$80 Million
Apr 20, 2018
- 23.$80 Million
Apr 21, 2010
- 25.€57 Million
Apr 22, 2014
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Friday, Apr 20, 1990
30 years old
Thursday, Apr 20, 1989
31 years old
Wednesday, Apr 20, 1988
32 years old
Monday, Apr 20, 1987
33 years old
Saturday, Apr 20, 1985
35 years old
Saturday, Apr 20, 1985
35 years old
Friday, Apr 20, 1984
36 years old
Tuesday, Apr 20, 1976
44 years old
Tuesday, Apr 20, 1976
44 years old
Tuesday, Apr 20, 1971
49 years old
Tuesday, Apr 20, 1971
49 years old
Thursday, Apr 20, 1967
53 years old
Saturday, Apr 20, 1957
63 years old
Monday, Apr 20, 1953
67 years old
Saturday, Apr 20, 1940
80 years old
(year not provided)
Worldwide Events On This Day
- Ten people are killed in a bomb attack on a convoy carrying food supplies to a United Nations compound in Garowe in the Somali region of Puntland.
- A 6.6-magnitude earthquake strikes Lushan County, Ya'an, in China's Sichuan province, killing more than 150 people and injuring thousands.
- One hundred twenty-seven people are killed when a plane crashes in a residential area near the Benazir Bhutto International Airport near Islamabad, Pakistan.
- The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers and beginning an oil spill that would last six months.
- Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 becoming the first female driver in history to win an Indy car race.
- Johnson Space Center shooting: William Phillips with a handgun barricades himself in NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas before killing a male hostage and himself.
- Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and injured 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado.
- Air France Flight 422 crashes after taking off from El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia, killing all 53 people on board.
- Apollo program: Apollo 16 lunar module, commanded by John Young and piloted by Charles Duke, lands on the moon.
- English politician Enoch Powell makes his controversial "Rivers of Blood" speech.
- Cold War: Failure of the Bay of Pigs Invasion of US-backed Cuban exiles against Cuba.
- The League of Nations officially dissolves, giving most of its power to the United Nations.
- World War II: U.S. troops capture Leipzig, Germany, only to later cede the city to the Soviet Union.
- World War II: Führerbunker: Adolf Hitler makes his last trip to the surface to award Iron Crosses to boy soldiers of the Hitler Youth.
- Twenty Jewish children used in medical experiments at Neuengamme are killed in the basement of the Bullenhuser Damm school.
- The Soviet government creates South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast within Georgian SSR.
- Manfred von Richthofen, a.k.a. The Red Baron, shoots down his 79th and 80th victims, his final victories before his death the following day.
- The Chicago Cubs play their first game at Weeghman Park (currently Wrigley Field), defeating the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 in 11 innings.
- Nineteen men, women, and children die in the Ludlow Massacre during a Colorado coal-miners' strike.
- Opening day for baseball's Tiger Stadium in Detroit, and Fenway Park in Boston.
- Opening day of competition in the New South Wales Rugby League.
- Pierre and Marie Curie refine radium chloride.
- U.S. President William McKinley signed a joint resolution to Congress for declaration of War against Spain, beginning the Spanish-American War.
- Pope Leo XIII publishes the encyclical Humanum genus.
- The April Uprising begins. Its suppression shocks European opinion, and Bulgarian independence becomes a condition for ending the Russo-Turkish War.
- Astronomer Angelo Secchi demonstrates the Secchi disk, which measures water clarity, aboard Pope Pius IX's yacht, the L'Immaculata Concezion.
- Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard complete the experiment disproving the theory of spontaneous generation.
- American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.
- U.S. Congress passes an act creating the Wisconsin Territory.
- René Caillié becomes the second non-Muslim to enter (and the first to return from) Timbuktu, following Major Gordon Laing.
- The case of Ashford v Thornton ends, with Abraham Thornton allowed to go free rather than face a retrial for murder, after his demand for trial by battle is upheld.
- The Governor of Caracas, Venezuela declares independence from Spain.
- Two Austrian army corps in Bavaria are defeated by a First French Empire army led by Napoleon at the Battle of Abensberg on the second day of a four-day campaign that ended in a French victory.
- The Septinsular Republic is established.
- France declares war against the "King of Hungary and Bohemia", the beginning of French Revolutionary Wars.
- George Washington arrives at Grays Ferry, Philadelphia while en route to Manhattan for his inauguration.
- American Revolutionary War: The Siege of Boston begins, following the battles at Lexington and Concord.
- The Georgian king, Erekle II, abandoned by his Russian ally Count Totleben, wins a victory over Ottoman forces at Aspindza.
- Start of Konbaung-Hanthawaddy War, a new phase in the Burmese Civil War (1740-57).
- Deposed monarch James II of England lays siege to Derry.
- Admiral Robert Blake destroys a Spanish silver fleet under heavy fire at the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
- Freedom of religion is granted to the Jews of New Amsterdam (later New York City).
- Oliver Cromwell dissolves the Rump Parliament.
- The sun dog phenomenon observed over Stockholm and depicted in the famous painting Vädersolstavlan.
- Jacques Cartier begins his first voyage to what is today the east coast of Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Three Genoese galleys and a Byzantine blockade runner fight their way through an Ottoman blockading fleet a few weeks before the fall of Constantinople.
- The Sapienza University of Rome is instituted by Pope Boniface VIII.
Births On This Day
- Zachary Claman DeMelo, Canadian race car driver
- Damian McKenzie, New Zealand rugby union player
- Jean Marie Dongou, Cameroonian footballer
- Kristian Álvarez, Mexican footballer
- Marko Meerits, Estonian footballer
- Luhan, Chinese singer and actor
- Abby Mavers, English actress
- Cally-Jo, English fine artist and tattoo artist
- Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014
- Carlos Valdes, Colombian-American actor and singer
- Brandon Belt, American baseball player
- Chun Woo-hee, South Korean actress
- Curt Hawkins, American wrestler
- Brent Seabrook, Canadian ice hockey player
- Nelson Évora, Ivorian-Portuguese triple jumper
- Bárbara Lennie, Spanish actress
- Edixon Perea, Colombian footballer
- Jenna Shoemaker, American triathlete
- Danny Granger, American basketball player
- Miranda Kerr, Australian model
- Joanne King, Irish actress
- Jacqueline Govaert, Dutch singer-songwriter and pianist
- Dario Knežević, Croatian footballer
- Gunta Baško, Latvian basketball player
- Jasmin Wagner, German singer and actress
- Stian Barsnes-Simonsen, Norwegian actor and television host
- Ludovic Magnin, Swiss footballer and coach
- Nate Marquardt, American mixed martial artist
- Aldo Bobadilla, Paraguayan footballer
- Shay Given, Irish footballer and manager
- Chris Mason, Canadian ice hockey player
- Ismail Rasheed, Maldivian actor
- Georgina Rylance, English actress
- Killer Mike, American rapper and activist
- Adrian Ilie, Romanian footballer
- Julie Fernandez, English actress and model
- Urmas Paet, Estonian journalist and politician, 26th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Isabel dos Santos, Angolan businesswoman and first African woman billionaire
- Lamond Murray, American basketball player
- Lê Huỳnh Đức, Vietnamese footballer, coach, and manager
- Carmen Electra, American model and actress
- Željko Joksimović, Serbian singer-songwriter and producer
- Stephen Marley, American singer, guitarist, and producer
- Julia Peng, Taiwanese singer
- Carla Geurts, Dutch swimmer, physiologist, and academic
- Allan Houston, American basketball player and manager
- Nikos Kyzeridis, Greek footballer
- Sarantuya, Mongolian soprano
- Avishai Cohen, Israeli singer-songwriter and bassist
- Shemar Moore, American actor
- Felix Baumgartner, Austrian skydiver and BASE jumper
- Will Hodgman, Australian politician, 45th Premier of Tasmania
- Julia Morris, Australian entertainer
- Yelena Välbe, Russian skier and manager
- Roman Virastyuk, Ukrainian shot putter
- Mike Portnoy, American drummer and songwriter
- Raymond van Barneveld, Dutch darts player
- David Chalmers, Australian philosopher and academic
- David Filo, American businessman, co-founded Yahoo!
- Vincent Riendeau, Canadian ice hockey player
- Kostis Chatzidakis, Greek politician, Ministry of Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism
- Léa Fazer, Swiss film director, screenwriter and actress
- Adrián Fernández, Mexican race car driver
- Rebecca Lacey, English actress
- Crispin Glover, American actor
- Andy Serkis, English actor and director
- Rosalynn Sumners, American figure skater
- Maurício Gugelmin, Brazilian race car driver
- Rachel Whiteread, English sculptor
- Don Mattingly, American baseball player, coach, and manager
- Konstantin Lavronenko, Russian actor
- Nicholas Lyndhurst, English actor
- Paul Usher, English actor
- Debbie Flintoff-King, Australian hurdler and coach
- Viacheslav Fetisov, Russian ice hockey player and coach
- Beatrice Ask, Swedish politician, Swedish Minister for Justice
- Peter Chelsom, English film director, writer, and actor
- Kakha Bendukidze, Georgian economist and politician
- Georgie Glen, Scottish actress
- Donald Pettit, American engineer and astronaut
- Sebastian Faulks, English journalist and author
- Louka Katseli, Greek economist and politician
- Božidar Maljković, Serbian basketball player and coach
- Eric Pickles, English politician, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
- Louise Jameson, English actress
- Luther Vandross, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2005)
- Steve Erickson, American author and critic
- Alexander Lebed, Russian general and politician (d. 2002)
- N. Chandrababu Naidu, Indian politician, 13th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
- Veronica Cartwright, English-American actress
- Toller Cranston, Canadian-Mexican figure skater and painter (d. 2015)
- Massimo D'Alema, Italian journalist and politician, 76th Prime Minister of Italy
- Jessica Lange, American actress
- Gregory Itzin, American actor
- Matthias Kuhle, German geographer and academic (d. 2015)
- Rita Dionne-Marsolais, Canadian economist and politician
- David Leland, English actor, director, and screenwriter
- Viktor Suvorov, Russian intelligence officer, historian, and author
- Sandro Chia, Italian painter and sculptor
- Julien Poulin, Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- Gordon Smiley, American race car driver (d. 1982)
- Michael Brandon, American actor and director
- Olga Karlatos, Greek actress and Bermudian lawyer
- Thein Sein, Burmese general and politician, 8th President of Burma
- Naftali Temu, Kenyan runner (d. 2003)
- Toivo Aare, Estonian journalist and author (d. 1999)
- Alan Beith, English academic and politician
- John Eliot Gardiner, English conductor and director
- Edie Sedgwick, American model and actress (d. 1971)
- Giles Henderson, English lawyer and academic
- Arto Paasilinna, Finnish journalist and author
- Ryan O'Neal, American actor
- James Gammon, American actor (d. 2010)
- Elspeth Ballantyne, Australian actress
- Peter S. Beagle, American author and screenwriter
- Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norwegian physician and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Norway
- Johnny Tillotson, American singer-songwriter
- Betty Cuthbert, Australian sprinter
- Manfred Kinder, German runner
- Peter Snow, British historian and journalist
- Eszter Tamási, Hungarian actress (d. 1991)
- Jiří Dienstbier, Czech journalist and politician, Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 2011)
- Antonios Kounadis, Greek discus thrower
- Harvey Quaytman, American painter and educator (d. 2002)
- George Takei, American actor
- Lisa Davis, English and American former child and adult actress
- Pauli Ellefsen, Faroese technician, surveyor, and politician, 6th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (d. 2012)
- Pat Roberts, American captain, journalist, and politician
- Christopher Robinson, English organist and conductor
- Kristaq Dhamo, Albanian actor and film director
- Myriam Bru, French actress
- Michael Allenby, 3rd Viscount Allenby, English lieutenant and politician (d. 2014)
- John Eccles, 2nd Viscount Eccles, English businessman and politician
- Dwight Gustafson, American composer and conductor (d. 2014)
- Antony Jay, English director and screenwriter (d. 2016)
- Harry Agganis, American baseball and football player (d. 1955)
- Bobby Hollander, American film director, actor, and magazine publisher (d. 2002)
- Robert Byrne, American chess player and author (d. 2013)
- Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer (d. 2007)
- Bud Cullen, Canadian judge and politician, 1st Canadian Minister of Employment and Immigration (d. 2005)
- Phil Hill, American race car driver (d. 2008)
- K. Alex Müller, Swiss physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
- Ernie Stautner, German-American football player and coach (d. 2006)
- Elena Verdugo, American actress (d. 2017)
- Nina Foch, Dutch-American actress (d. 2008)
- Leslie Phillips, English actor and producer
- Guy Rocher, Canadian sociologist and academic
- Mother Angelica, American nun and broadcaster, founded Eternal Word Television Network (d. 2016)
- Irene Lieblich, Polish-American painter and illustrator (d. 2008)
- Tito Puente, American drummer and producer (d. 2000)
- Frances Ames, South African neurologist, psychiatrist, and human rights activist (d. 2002)
- Clement Isong, Nigerian banker and politician, Governor of Cross River State (d. 2000)
- Ronald Speirs, American colonel (d. 2007)
- John Paul Stevens, American lawyer and jurist, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
- Richard Hillary, Australian lieutenant and pilot (d. 1943)
- Kai Siegbahn, Swedish physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)
- Nasiba Zeynalova, Azerbaijani actress (d. 2004)
- Joseph Wolpe, South African-American psychotherapist and physician (d. 1997)
- Betty Lou Gerson, American actress (d. 1999)
- Mimis Fotopoulos, Greek actor and poet (d. 1986)
- Willi Hennig, German biologist and entomologist (d. 1976)
- Roger Rochard, French runner (d. 1993)
- Fatin Rüştü Zorlu, Turkish diplomat and politician (d. 1961)
- Lionel Hampton, African-American vibraphone player, pianist, bandleader, and actor (d. 2002)
- Miran Bux, Pakistani cricketer (d. 1991)
- Augoustinos Kantiotes, Greek bishop (d. 2010)
- Bruce Cabot, American actor (d. 1972)
- Alan Arnett McLeod, Canadian lieutenant, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1918)
- Wop May, Canadian captain and pilot (d. 1952)
- Emile Christian, American trombonist and composer (d. 1973)
- Henry de Montherlant, French essayist, novelist, and dramatist (d. 1972)
- Harold Lloyd, American actor, comedian, and producer (d. 1971)
- Joan Miró, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1983)
- Dave Bancroft, American baseball player and manager (d. 1972)
- Maurice Duplessis, Canadian lawyer and politician, 16th Premier of Quebec (d. 1959)
- Adolf Schärf, Austrian soldier and politician, 6th President of Austria (d. 1965)
- Albert Jean Amateau, Turkish rabbi, lawyer, and activist (d. 1996)
- Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland (d. 1918)
- Marie-Antoinette de Geuser, French mystic (d. 1918)
- Adolf Hitler, Austrian born German politician, Führer of Nazi Germany (d. 1945)
- Tonny Kessler, Dutch footballer (d. 1960)
- Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1966)
- Oliver Kirk, American boxer (d. 1960)
- Daniel Varoujan, Armenian poet and educator (d. 1915)
- Holland Smith, American general (d. 1967)
- Paul Poiret, French fashion designer (d. 1944)
- Vladimir Vidrić, Croatian poet and lawyer (d. 1909)
- James Harcourt, English character actor (d. 1951)
- Sydney Chapman, English economist and civil servant (d. 1951)
- Justinien de Clary, French target shooter (d. 1933)
- Alexander Dianin, Russian chemist (d. 1918)
- Siegmund Lubin, Polish-American businessman, founded the Lubin Manufacturing Company (d. 1923)
- Daniel Chester French, American sculptor, designed the Lincoln statue (d. 1931)
- Odilon Redon, French painter and illustrator (d. 1916)
- Carol I of Romania, King of Romania (d. 1914)
- Eli Whitney Blake, Jr., American scientist and academic (d. 1895)
- Dinah Craik, English author and poet (d. 1887)
- Heinrich Göbel, German-American mechanic and engineer (d. 1893)
- Bogoslav Šulek, Croatian philologist, historian, and lexicographer (d. 1895)
- Napoleon III, French politician, 1st President of France (d. 1873)
- William Lawless, Irish revolutionary and French general (d. 1824)
- Georg Michael Telemann, German composer and theologian (d. 1831)
- Philippe Pinel, French physician and psychiatrist (d. 1826)
- Florimond Claude, Comte de Mercy-Argenteau, Belgian-Austrian minister and diplomat (d. 1794)
- Cornelius Harnett, American merchant, farmer, and politician (d. 1781)
- David Brainerd, American missionary (d. 1747)
- William Bedloe, English spy (d. 1680)
- Charles Plumier, French botanist and author (d. 1704)
- Emperor Go-Kōmyō of Japan (d. 1654)
- Rose of Lima, Peruvian mystic and saint (d. 1617)
- Renata of Lorraine, Duchess consort of Bavaria (d. 1602)
- Johannes Agricola, German theologian and reformer (d. 1566)
Deaths On This Day
- Avicii, Swedish DJ and musician (b. 1989)
- Cuba Gooding Sr., American singer and actor (b. 1944)
- Chyna, American wrestler (b. 1969)
- Victoria Wood, British comedian, actress and writer (b. 1953)
- Mithat Bayrak, Turkish wrestler and trainer (b. 1929)
- Rubin Carter, American-Canadian boxer (b. 1937)
- Neville Wran, Australian lawyer and politician, 35th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1926)
- Bert Weedon, English guitarist and songwriter (b. 1920)
- Tim Hetherington, English photographer and journalist (b. 1970)
- Dorothy Height, American educator and activist (b. 1912)
- Monica Lovinescu, Romanian journalist and author (b. 1923)
- Andrew Hill, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1931)
- Michael Fu Tieshan, Chinese bishop (b. 1931)
- Fumio Niwa, Japanese journalist and author (b. 1904)
- Lizzy Mercier Descloux, French musician, singer-songwriter, composer, actress, writer and painter (b. 1956)
- Daijiro Kato, Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1976)
- Bernard Katz, German-English biophysicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
- Alan Dale, American singer (b. 1925)
- Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1946)
- Casualties of the Columbine High School massacre: Cassie Bernall, American student (b. 1981)
- Casualties of the Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris, American student and murderer (b. 1981)
- Casualties of the Columbine High School massacre: Dylan Klebold, American student and murderer (b. 1981)
- Casualties of the Columbine High School massacre: Rachel Scott, American student, inspired the Rachel's Challenge (b. 1981)
- Rick Rude, American wrestler (b. 1958)
- Trần Văn Trà, Vietnamese general and politician (b. 1918)
- Milovan Đilas, Yugoslav communist, politician, theorist and author (b. 1911)
- Cantinflas, Mexican actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1911)
- Marjorie Gestring, American springboard diver (b. 1922)
- Benny Hill, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1924)
- Steve Marriott, English singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1947)
- Don Siegel, American director and producer (b. 1912)
- Sibte Hassan, Pakistani journalist, scholar, and activist (b. 1916)
- Archibald MacLeish, American poet, playwright, and lawyer (b. 1892)
- M. Canagaratnam, Sri Lankan politician (b. 1924)
- Vjekoslav Luburić, Croatian war criminal and Porajmos perpetrator (b. 1911)
- Rudolph Dirks, German-American illustrator (b. 1877)
- Léo-Paul Desrosiers, Canadian journalist and author (b. 1896)
- Ado Vabbe, Estonian painter (b. 1892)
- Ivanoe Bonomi, Italian politician, 25th Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1873)
- Christian X of Denmark (b. 1870)
- Mae Busch, Australian actress (b. 1891)
- Erwin Bumke, Polish-German jurist and politician (b. 1874)
- Elmer Gedeon, American baseball player and pilot (b. 1917)
- Jüri Jaakson, Estonian businessman and politician, 6th State Elder of Estonia (b. 1870)
- John Cameron, Scottish footballer and manager (b. 1872)
- Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, English fashion designer (b. 1863)
- Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1858)
- Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet, Scottish-English fencer and businessman (b. 1862)
- Prince Henry of Prussia (b. 1862)
- Enrique Simonet, Spanish painter and educator (b. 1866)
- Karl Ferdinand Braun, German-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1850)
- Bram Stoker, Anglo-Irish novelist and critic, created Count Dracula (b. 1847)
- Joaquim de Sousa Andrade, Brazilian poet and educator (b. 1833)
- Joseph Wolf, German ornithologist and illustrator (b. 1820)
- Muhammad Sharif Pasha, Greek-Egyptian politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Egypt (b. 1826)
- Charles-François-Frédéric, marquis de Montholon-Sémonville, French general and diplomat, French ambassador to the United States (b. 1814)
- William Burges, English architect and designer (b. 1827)
- Alexander H. Bailey, American lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1817)
- William Tite, English architect, designed the Royal Exchange (b. 1798)
- John Abernethy, English surgeon and anatomist (b. 1764)
- Chief Pontiac, American tribal leader (b. 1720)
- Lancelot Addison, English clergyman and educator (b. 1632)
- Christoph Demantius, German composer and poet (b. 1567)
- Johannes Bugenhagen, German priest and theologian (b. 1485)
- Elizabeth Barton, English nun and martyr (b. 1506)
- Zhengde, Chinese emperor (b. 1491)
- Simon Rinalducci, Italian Augustinian friar
- Pope Clement V (b. 1264)
- Hōjō Tokimune, regent of Japan (b. 1251)
- Güyük Khan, Mongol ruler, 3rd Great Khan of the Mongol Empire (b. 1206)
- Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English-Irish politician, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland (b. 1130)
- Antipope Victor IV
- Peter Bartholomew (b. 1061)
- Xi Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 862)
- Taichō, Japanese monk (b. 682)
- Cædwalla, king of Wessex (b. 659)