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On This Day in History:  August 13

August 13 is the 225th day of the year (226th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 140 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
UK lottery winners thank cat for £1 million prize. A UK couple who got their claws on a £1 million (US$1.2 million) lottery prize thanked their pet cat for the win.
2019
Will R.I. Lottery win or lose in $1 billion IGT contract battle?. In the months ahead, the smallest state's biggest controversy is expected to be a high-stakes battle over whether IGT gets to run the state's lottery system and provide slot machines at Twin River's casinos through 2043.
2017
$430 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges on rollover. Coming into this weekend there were two big jackpots generating lots of excitement and ticket sales; going out there's just one — and it's enormous.
2016
Alabama lottery plan could face uphill battle. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, who said a year ago that lotteries were as old-fashioned as leisure suits, now says they are the best remaining option to boost funding for important state programs, especially Medicaid.
2015
NY Lottery winner, 82, shares $7M jackpot with daughter. A winning $7 million scratch-off lottery ticket purchased by an 82-year-old grandmother while waiting for her hair appointment is about to change the lives of several generations in one family.
2013
Meet the "Ocean's 16" N.J. Powerball Winners. Among the 16 co-workers who came forward today to claim their piece of a $448 million Powerball jackpot were a woman who lost her home in Superstorm Sandy and the daughter of the man who is credited as the "father of the New Jersey lottery."
2011
Minnesota couple claims $229M Powerball lottery jackpot. Thomas and Kathleen Morris, a couple from Burnsville, Minnesota, walked into the Minnesota State Lottery headquarters around 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon to claim the nearly $229 million winning Powerball ticket.
2010
'Lottery Ticket' cast tries luck at Scratchers. Local media gave the stars of the upcoming Lottery Ticket movie some scratchers to play while they were entering the movie's premier.
2010
Writer accuses agent of stealing 'Lottery Ticket' movie. Ice Cube's new movie "Lottery Ticket" doesn't come out for another week, but there's already a legal fight over the flick from a screenwriter who claims his agent ripped off his idea and gave it to another one of his clients.
2009
Powerball lottery jackpot cracks $200M mark. The multi-state Powerball lottery drawing happened last night once again without any jackpot winners, causing the new jackpot for Saturday's drawing to grow to an estimated $213 million, with a cash option of $104.7 million.
2009
Connecticut lottery players' prize claim period cut in half. From now on, Connecticut Lottery winners will have six months less time to claim their prizes, in a change expected to reap $6.1 million in unclaimed prize money for the cash-starved state government during the first year.
2008
Lottery winners plea for a wife for their son. After winning a £2.3 million (US$4.3 million) UK Lotto jackpot, Bob and Pat Green are hoping money CAN buy love -- for son Stewart.
2004
Lottery ticket number crucial to trial. The outcome of a civil case pitting Julie Prive, 27, who worked at the Tedeschi's in East Falmouth, Massachusetts where a winning $4 million scratch ticket was sold, against two other Falmouth residents could hinge on the question of when she learned the number of the ticket.
2004
Kentucky Lottery tries to stave off losses from competition. Even as Kentucky lottery officials announced Thursday that a record $193.5 million in proceeds were turned over to the state last fiscal year, there was no time for celebration. Officials are too busy trying to stave off expected losses to Tennessee and its lottery that debuted this year.
2004
Ministers set on blocking rapist's £7m lottery win. Two ministers vowed yesterday to stop a convicted rapist receiving his £7 million lottery winnings but no one in Whitehall could say how.
2004
Georgia Lottery executives get $560,000 in bonuses. Executives of the Georgia Lottery Corp. received more than $559,000 in bonuses after registering another record sales year, even though the Legislature voted to cut benefits under lottery-funded HOPE scholarships.
2003
Record Italian Jackpot Scooped by Single Ticket. One lucky gambler won Europe's biggest-ever jackpot on Wednesday, pocketing nearly 66 million euros (US$75 million) and ending an almost six-month Italian lottery drought.
2003
Judge rules $25 million lottery ticket belongs to couple. A New Jersey judge ruled Wednesday that a $25 million lottery ticket belongs to the couple that presented the ticket to lottery officials.
2003
Lawsuit has a pull-tab lottery plan on hold. A new Michigan instant lottery game planned for bars this fall is mired in a court fight over whether it is legal and is unfair competition to charities that sell similar pull-tab games.
2003
No cameras, please! Big Lotto winner's shy. Florida's newest jumbo Lotto winner, who Monday morning claimed the second half of the recent $80.9 million jackpot, doesn't want any publicity.
2003
Six indicted in numbers racket. Six people were charged yesterday in what authorities say is a massive gambling network that grossed millions of dollars a year in Northeast Ohio.
2003
$25 million lottery ticket before judge. A Superior Court judge is scheduled to rule today on who owns a disputed Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $25 million.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$432.5 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Aug 16, 2017
2.$337 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Aug 15, 2012
3.€209.16 Million
US$233.97 Million
Draw Date
Aug 13, 2019
4.$213 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Aug 15, 2009
5.$181 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Aug 15, 2007
6.$146 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Aug 14, 2009
7.$144 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Aug 15, 2014
8.$138 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Aug 14, 2019
9.€123.02 Million
US$137.34 Million
Draw Date
Aug 13, 2016
10.$122 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Aug 14, 2007
11.€90 Million
US$102.3 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Aug 14, 2018
12.$100 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Aug 15, 2001
13.$97 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Aug 14, 2004
14.€75 Million
US$83.9 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Aug 13, 2019
15.€75 Million
US$83.19 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Aug 16, 2019
16.$82 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Aug 13, 2016
17.€57 Million
US$81.15 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Aug 14, 2009
18.€54 Million
US$79.43 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Aug 15, 2008
19.€59 Million
US$78.31 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Aug 13, 2013
20.€53 Million
US$76.28 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Aug 16, 2011
21.$75 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Aug 13, 2010
21.$75 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Aug 14, 2018
23.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Aug 15, 2015
23.$70 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Aug 14, 2019
23.$70 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Aug 15, 2008

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1985
Tuesday, Aug 13, 1985
34 years old
1982
Friday, Aug 13, 1982
37 years old
1981
Thursday, Aug 13, 1981
38 years old
1981
Thursday, Aug 13, 1981
38 years old
1977
Saturday, Aug 13, 1977
42 years old
1974
Tuesday, Aug 13, 1974
45 years old
1972
Sunday, Aug 13, 1972
47 years old
1958
Wednesday, Aug 13, 1958
61 years old
1958
Wednesday, Aug 13, 1958
61 years old
1954
Friday, Aug 13, 1954
65 years old
(year not provided)
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2015
At least 76 people are killed and 212 others are wounded in a truck bombing in Baghdad, Iraq.
2008
Russo-Georgian War: Russian units occupy the Georgian city of Gori.
2004
One hundred fifty-six Congolese Tutsi refugees are massacred at the Gatumba refugee camp in Burundi.
1978
One hundred fifty Palestinians in Beirut are killed in a terrorist attack during the second phase of the Lebanese Civil War.
1977
Members of the British National Front (NF) clash with anti-NF demonstrators in Lewisham, London, resulting in 214 arrests and at least 111 injuries.
1969
The Apollo 11 astronauts enjoy a ticker tape parade in New York City. That evening, at a state dinner in Los Angeles, they are awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Richard Nixon.
1968
Alexandros Panagoulis attempts to assassinate the Greek dictator Colonel Georgios Papadopoulos in Varkiza, Athens.
1967
Two young women became the first fatal victims of grizzly bear attacks in the 57-year history of Montana's Glacier National Park in separate incidents.
1964
Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans are hanged for the Murder of John Alan West becoming the last people executed in the United Kingdom.
1961
Cold War: East Germany closes the border between the eastern and western sectors of Berlin to thwart its inhabitants' attempts to escape to the West, and construction of the Berlin Wall is started.
1960
The Central African Republic declares independence from France.
1954
Radio Pakistan broadcasts the "Qaumī Tarāna", the national anthem of Pakistan for the first time.
1944
World War II: German troops begin the pillage and razing of Anogeia in Crete that would continue until September 5.
1942
Major General Eugene Reybold of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizes the construction of facilities that would house the "Development of Substitute Materials" project, better known as the Manhattan Project.
1937
Second Sino-Japanese War: The Battle of Shanghai begins.
1920
Polish-Soviet War: The Battle of Warsaw begins and will last till August 25. The Red Army is defeated.
1918
Women enlist in the United States Marine Corps for the first time. Opha May Johnson is the first woman to enlist.
1918
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany.
1913
First production in the UK of stainless steel by Harry Brearley.
1906
The all black infantrymen of the U.S. Army's 25th Infantry Regiment are accused of killing a white bartender and wounding a white police officer in Brownsville, Texas, despite exculpatory evidence; all are later dishonorably discharged. (Their records were later restored to reflect honorable discharges but there were no financial settlements.)
1905
Norwegians vote to end the union with Sweden.
1898
Spanish-American War: Spanish and American forces engage in a mock battle for Manila, after which the Spanish commander surrendered in order to keep the city out of Filipino rebel hands.
1898
Carl Gustav Witt discovers 433 Eros, the first near-Earth asteroid to be found.
1889
William Gray of Hartford, Connecticut is granted United States Patent Number 408,709 for "Coin-controlled apparatus for telephones."
1868
The 8.5-9.0 Mw Arica earthquake struck southern Peru with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme), causing 25,000+ deaths and a destructive basin wide tsunami that affected Hawaii and New Zealand.
1814
The Convention of London, a treaty between the United Kingdom and the United Provinces, is signed in London, England.
1806
Battle of Mišar during the Serbian Revolution begins. The battle will end two days later, with a decisive Serbian victory over the Ottomans.
1792
King Louis XVI of France is formally arrested by the National Tribunal, and declared an enemy of the people.
1779
American Revolutionary War: The Royal Navy defeats the Penobscot Expedition with the most significant loss of United States naval forces prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor.
1704
War of the Spanish Succession: Battle of Blenheim: English and Imperial forces are victorious over French and Bavarian troops.
1650
Colonel George Monck of the English Army forms Monck's Regiment of Foot, which will later become the Coldstream Guards.
1645
Sweden and Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro.
1624
The French king Louis XIII appoints Cardinal Richelieu as prime minister.
1553
Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva, Switzerland as a heretic.
1536
Buddhist monks from Kyoto, Japan's Enryaku-ji temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout in what will be known as the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance. (Traditional Japanese date: 27th day of the 7th month of the 5th year of the Tenbun (天文) era).
1532
Union of Brittany and France: The Duchy of Brittany is absorbed into the Kingdom of France.
1521
After an extended siege, forces led by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés capture Tlatoani Cuauhtémoc and conquer the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan.
1516
The Treaty of Noyon between France and Spain is signed. Francis I of France recognizes Charles's claim to Naples, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, recognizes Francis's claim to Milan.
1099
Raniero is elected as Pope Paschal II.
900
Count Reginar I of Hainault rises against Zwentibold of Lotharingia and slays him near present-day Susteren.
582
Maurice becomes Emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
554
Emperor Justinian I rewards Liberius for his long and distinguished service in the Pragmatic Sanction, granting him extensive estates in Italy.
523
John I becomes the new Pope after the death of Pope Hormisdas.
29 BC
Octavian holds the first of three consecutive triumphs in Rome to celebrate the victory over the Dalmatian tribes.

Births On This Day

1998
Dalma Gálfi, Hungarian tennis player
1998
Dina and Arina Averina, Russian rhythmic gymnasts
1996
Antonia Lottner, German tennis player
1994
Filip Forsberg, Swedish ice hockey player
1993
Moses Mbye, Australian rugby league player
1992
Lucas Moura, Brazilian footballer
1992
Katrina Gorry, Australian football player
1992
Alicja Tchórz, Polish swimmer
1991
Dave Days, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1990
DeMarcus Cousins, American basketball player
1990
Benjamin Stambouli, French footballer
1989
Greg Draper, New Zealand footballer
1989
Justin Greene, American basketball player
1989
Israel Jiménez, Mexican footballer
1988
Keith Benson, American basketball player
1988
Brandon Workman, American baseball player
1987
Jose Lorenzo Diokno, Filipino director, producer, and screenwriter
1987
Devin McCourty, American football player
1987
Jason McCourty, American football player
1987
Jamie Reed, Welsh footballer
1985
Gerrit van Look, German rugby player and coach
1984
Alona Bondarenko, Ukrainian tennis player
1984
Niko Kranjčar, Croatian footballer
1984
Boone Logan, American baseball player
1984
James Morrison, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1983
Dallas Braden, American baseball player
1983
Aleš Hemský, Czech ice hockey player
1983
Ľubomír Michalík, Slovak footballer
1983
Christian Müller, German footballer
1982
Christopher Raeburn, English fashion designer
1982
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, American political consultant and press secretary
1982
Sebastian Stan, Romanian-American actor
1980
Murtz Jaffer, Canadian journalist
1979
Román Colón, Dominican baseball player
1979
Corey Patterson, American baseball player
1979
Taizō Sugimura, Japanese politician
1978
Dwight Smith, American football player
1977
Michael Klim, Polish-Australian swimmer
1977
Kenyan Weaks, American basketball player and coach
1976
Geno Carlisle, American basketball player
1976
Nicolás Lapentti, Ecuadorian tennis player
1975
Shoaib Akhtar, Pakistani cricketer
1975
Marty Turco, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
1974
Scott MacRae, American baseball player and coach
1974
Joe Perry, English snooker player
1974
Niklas Sundin, Swedish musician and artist
1974
Jarrod Washburn, American baseball player and coach
1973
Molly Henneberg, American journalist
1973
Eric Medlen, American race car driver (d. 2007)
1972
Kevin Plank, American businessman, founded Under Armour
1971
Patrick Carpentier, Canadian race car driver
1971
Adam Housley, American baseball player and journalist
1970
Will Clarke, American author
1970
Elvis Grbac, American football player and coach
1970
Alan Shearer, English footballer and manager
1969
Midori Ito, Japanese figure skater
1968
Tal Bachman, Canadian singer-songwriter
1968
Todd Hendricks, American football player and coach
1968
Tony Jarrett, English sprinter and hurdler
1967
Dave Jamerson, American basketball player
1967
Digna Ketelaar, Dutch tennis player
1966
Scooter Barry, American basketball player
1966
Shayne Corson, Canadian ice hockey player
1965
Mark Lemke, American baseball player, coach, and radio host
1965
Hayato Matsuo, Japanese composer and conductor
1964
Jay Buhner, American baseball player and sportscaster
1964
Debi Mazar, American actress
1964
Tom Prince, American baseball player and manager
1963
Steve Higgins, American talk show co-host and announcer, writer, producer, comedian and impressionist
1963
Valerie Plame, American CIA agent and author
1963
Sridevi, Indian actress (d. 2018)
1962
John Slattery, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1961
Neil Mallender, English cricketer and umpire
1961
Tom Perrotta, American novelist and screenwriter
1960
Ivar Stukolkin, Estonian swimmer
1959
Danny Bonaduce, American actor and wrestler
1959
Bruce French, English cricketer and coach
1959
Tom Niedenfuer, American baseball player
1958
David Feherty, Northern Irish golfer and sportscaster
1958
Feargal Sharkey, Northern Irish singer-songwriter
1958
Randy Shughart, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993)
1955
Keith Ahlers, English race car driver
1955
Hideo Fukuyama, Japanese race car driver
1955
Paul Greengrass, English director and screenwriter
1954
Nico Assumpção, Brazilian bass player (d. 2001)
1953
Tom Cohen, American philosopher, theorist, and academic
1953
Ron Hilditch, Australian rugby league player and coach
1953
Thomas Pogge, German philosopher and academic
1953
Peter Wright, English historian and author
1952
Dave Carter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2002)
1952
Gary Gibbs, American football player and coach
1952
Suzanne Muldowney, American performance artist
1952
Herb Ritts, American photographer and director (d. 2002)
1952
Hughie Thomasson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007)
1952
Eugenio Lopez III, Filipino businessperson, CEO and chairman of ABS-CBN Corporation
1951
Dan Fogelberg, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007)
1950
Jane Carr, English actress
1950
Rusty Gerhardt, American baseball player, coach, and manager
1949
Jim Brunzell, American wrestler
1949
Bobby Clarke, Canadian ice hockey player and manager
1949
Philippe Petit, French tightrope walker
1949
Willy Rey, Dutch-Canadian model (d. 1973)
1948
Kathleen Battle, American operatic soprano
1947
Fred Stanley, American baseball player and manager
1947
John Stocker, Canadian voice actor and director
1947
Margareta Winberg, Swedish politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden
1945
Lars Engqvist, Swedish politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden
1945
Gary Gregor, American basketball player
1945
Robin Jackman, Indian-English cricketer and sportscaster
1945
Howard Marks, Welsh cannabis smuggler, writer, and legalisation campaigner (d. 2016)
1943
Fred Hill, American football player
1943
Ertha Pascal-Trouillot, President of Haiti
1943
Michael Willetts, English sergeant; George Cross recipient (d. 1971)
1940
Bill Musselman, American basketball player and coach (d. 2000)
1938
Dave "Baby" Cortez, American R&B pianist, organist, and composer
1935
Alex de Renzy, American director and producer (d. 2001)
1935
Mudcat Grant, American baseball player and sportscaster
1933
Joycelyn Elders, American admiral and physician, 15th Surgeon General of the United States
1930
Wilfried Hilker, German footballer and referee
1930
Don Ho, American singer and ukulele player (d. 2007)
1930
Bernard Manning, English comedian (d. 2007)
1930
Wilmer Mizell, American baseball player and politician (d. 1999)
1930
Bob Wiesler, American baseball player (d. 2014)
1929
Pat Harrington, Jr., American actor (d. 2016)
1928
John Tidmarsh, English journalist and radio host
1926
Fidel Castro, Cuban lawyer and politician, 15th President of Cuba (d. 2016)
1925
Benny Bailey, American trumpet player, songwriter, and producer (d. 2005)
1925
José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz, Argentine executive and policy maker (d. 2013)
1922
Chuck Gilmur, American basketball player, coach, and educator (d. 2011)
1921
Louis Frémaux, French conductor (d. 2017)
1921
Jimmy McCracklin, American blues/R&B singer-songwriter and pianist (d 2012)
1920
Neville Brand, American actor (d. 1992)
1919
Rex Humbard, American evangelist and television host (d. 2007)
1919
George Shearing, English jazz pianist and bandleader (d. 2011)
1918
Noor Hassanali, Trinidadian lawyer and politician, 2nd President of Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2006)
1918
Frederick Sanger, English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)
1917
Sid Gordon, American baseball player (d. 1975)
1914
Grace Bates, American mathematician and academic (d. 1996)
1913
Makarios III, Greek archbishop and politician, 1st President of Cyprus (d. 1977)
1913
Fred Davis, English snooker player (d. 1998)
1912
Claire Cribbs, American basketball player and coach (d. 1985)
1912
Ben Hogan, American golfer and sportscaster (d. 1997)
1912
Salvador Luria, Italian-American microbiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)
1911
William Bernbach, American advertiser, co-founded DDB Worldwide (d. 1982)
1908
Gene Raymond, American actor and pilot (d. 1998)
1907
Basil Spence, Scottish architect, designed Coventry Cathedral (d. 1976)
1906
Chuck Carroll, American football player and lawyer (d. 2003)
1906
Art Shires, American baseball player and boxer (d. 1967)
1904
Buddy Rogers, American actor and musician (d. 1999)
1904
Margaret Tafoya, Native American Pueblo potter (d. 2001)
1902
Felix Wankel, German engineer (d. 1988)
1899
Alfred Hitchcock, English-American director and producer (d. 1980)
1898
Jean Borotra, French tennis player (d. 1994)
1898
Regis Toomey, American actor (d. 1991)
1895
István Barta, Hungarian water polo player (d. 1948)
1895
Bert Lahr, American actor (d. 1967)
1889
Camillien Houde, Canadian lawyer and politician, 34th Mayor of Montreal (d. 1958)
1888
John Logie Baird, Scottish engineer, invented the television (d. 1946)
1888
Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (d. 1975)
1884
Harry Dean, English cricketer and coach (d. 1957)
1879
John Ireland, English composer and educator (d. 1962)
1872
Richard Willstätter, German-Swiss chemist and academic, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1942)
1867
George Luks, American painter and illustrator (d. 1933)
1866
Giovanni Agnelli, Italian businessman, founded Fiat S.p.A (d. 1945)
1860
Annie Oakley, American target shooter (d. 1926)
1851
Felix Adler, German-American religious leader and educator (d. 1933)
1842
Charles Wells, English brewer, founded Charles Wells Ltd (d. 1914)
1841
Johnny Mullagh, Australian cricketer (d. 1891)
1831
Salomon Jadassohn, German pianist and composer (d. 1902)
1823
Goldwin Smith, English-Canadian historian and journalist (d. 1910)
1820
George Grove, English musicologist and historian (d. 1900)
1819
Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Anglo-Irish mathematician and physicist (d. 1903)
1818
Lucy Stone, American abolitionist and suffragist (d. 1893)
1814
Anders Jonas Ångström, Swedish physicist and astronomer (d. 1874)
1803
Vladimir Odoyevsky, Russian philosopher and critic (d. 1869)
1790
William Wentworth, Australian journalist, explorer, and politician (d. 1872)
1764
Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general (d. 1816)
1756
James Gillray, English caricaturist and printmaker (d.1815)
1717
Louis François, Prince of Conti (d. 1776)
1700
Heinrich von Brühl, Polish-German politician (d. 1763)
1666
William Wotton, English linguist and scholar (d. 1727)
1662
Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician, Lord President of the Council (d. 1748)
1625
Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)
1584
Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English admiral and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Cumberland (d. 1640)
1311
Alfonso XI, king of Castile and León (d. 1350)
985
Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, Fatimid caliph (d. 1021)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Jim Neidhart, American wrestler (b. 1955)
2016
Kenny Baker, English actor and musician (b. 1934)
2016
Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian Hindu leader (b. 1921)
2015
Watban Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Iraqi politician, Iraqi Minister of Interior (b. 1952)
2015
Bob Fillion, Canadian ice hockey player and manager (b. 1920)
2015
Om Prakash Munjal, Indian businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Hero Cycles (b. 1928)
2014
Frans Brüggen, Dutch flute player and conductor (b. 1934)
2014
Eduardo Campos, Brazilian politician, 14th Brazilian Minister of Science and Technology (b. 1965)
2014
Martino Finotto, Italian race car driver (b. 1933)
2014
Süleyman Seba, Turkish footballer and manager (b. 1926)
2013
Lothar Bisky, German politician (b. 1941)
2013
Aaron Selber, Jr., American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1927)
2013
Jean Vincent, French footballer and manager (b. 1930)
2012
Hugo Adam Bedau, American philosopher and academic (b. 1926)
2012
Helen Gurley Brown, American journalist and author (b. 1922)
2012
Ray Jordon, Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1937)
2012
Johnny Pesky, American baseball player and manager (b. 1919)
2012
Joan Roberts, American actress and singer (b. 1917)
2011
Tareque Masud, Bangladeshi director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1957)
2011
Mishuk Munier, Bangladeshi journalist and cinematographer (b. 1959)
2010
Panagiotis Bachramis, Greek footballer (b. 1976)
2010
Lance Cade, American wrestler (b. 1981)
2010
Edwin Newman, American journalist and author (b. 1919)
2009
Lavelle Felton, American basketball player (b. 1980)
2009
Les Paul, American musician (b. 1915)
2008
Henri Cartan, French mathematician and academic (b. 1904)
2008
Bill Gwatney, American politician (b. 1959)
2008
Jack Weil, American businessman (b. 1901)
2007
Brian Adams, American wrestler (b. 1964)
2007
Brooke Astor, American philanthropist and socialite (b. 1902)
2007
Phil Rizzuto, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1917)
2006
Tony Jay, English actor and singer (b. 1933)
2006
Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish musician (b. 1975)
2005
Miguel Arraes, Brazilian lawyer and politician (b. 1916)
2005
David Lange, New Zealand lawyer and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1942)
2004
Julia Child, American chef, author, and television host (b. 1912)
2003
Ed Townsend, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1929)
2001
Otto Stuppacher, Austrian race car driver (b. 1947)
2001
Jim Hughes, American baseball player and manager (b. 1923)
1999
Ignatz Bubis, German Jewish religious leader (b. 1927)
1999
Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and lawyer (b. 1960)
1998
Nino Ferrer, Italian-French singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1934)
1998
Edward Ginzton, Ukrainian-American physicist and academic (b. 1915)
1998
Julien Green, American author (b. 1900)
1998
Rafael Robles, Dominican-American baseball player (b. 1947)
1996
António de Spínola, Portuguese general and politician, 14th President of Portugal (b. 1910)
1995
Alison Hargreaves, English mountaineer (b. 1963)
1995
Jan Křesadlo, Czech-English psychologist and author (b. 1926)
1995
Mickey Mantle, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1931)
1991
James Roosevelt, American general and politician (b. 1907)
1989
Tim Richmond, American race car driver (b. 1955)
1989
Larkin I. Smith, American police officer and politician (b. 1944)
1986
Helen Mack, American actress (b. 1913)
1984
Tigran Petrosian, Georgian-Armenian chess player (b. 1929)
1979
Andrew Dasburg, American painter and sculptor (b. 1887)
1978
Lonnie Mayne, American wrestler (b. 1944)
1975
Murilo Mendes, Brazilian poet and telegrapher (b. 1901)
1973
Willy Rey, Dutch-Canadian model (b. 1949)
1971
W. O. Bentley, English race car driver and engineer, founded Bentley Motors Limited (b. 1888)
1965
Hayato Ikeda, Japanese lawyer and politician, 58th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1899)
1963
Louis Bastien, French cyclist and fencer (b. 1881)
1958
Francis J. McCormick, American football, basketball player, and coach (b. 1903)
1954
Demetrius Constantine Dounis, Greek violinist and mandolin player (b. 1886)
1946
H. G. Wells, English novelist, historian, and critic (b. 1866)
1937
Sigizmund Levanevsky, Soviet aircraft pilot of Polish origin (b. 1902)
1934
Mary Hunter Austin, American author and playwright (b. 1868)
1917
Eduard Buchner, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1860)
1912
Jules Massenet, French composer (b. 1842)
1910
Florence Nightingale, Italian-English nurse and theologian (b. 1820)
1865
Ignaz Semmelweis, Hungarian physician and obstetrician (b. 1818)
1863
Eugène Delacroix, French painter and lithographer (b. 1798)
1826
René Laennec, French physician, invented the stethoscope (b. 1781)
1795
Ahilyabai Holkar, Queen of Indore (b. 1725)
1766
Margaret Fownes-Luttrell, English painter (b. 1726)
1749
Johann Elias Schlegel, German poet and critic (b. 1719)
1744
John Cruger, Danish-American businessman and politician, 39th Mayor of New York City (b. 1678)
1721
Jacques Lelong, French priest and author (b. 1665)
1686
Louis Maimbourg, French priest and historian (b. 1610)
1667
Jeremy Taylor, Irish bishop and saint (b. 1613)
1617
Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss clergyman and theologian (b. 1540)
1608
Giambologna, Italian sculptor (b. 1529)
1523
Gerard David, Flemish painter (b. 1460)
1447
Filippo Maria Visconti, duke of Milan (b. 1392)
1382
Eleanor of Aragon, queen of Castile (b. 1358)
1311
Pietro Gradenigo, doge of Venice
1297
Nawrūz, Mongol emir
1134
Irene of Hungary, Byzantine empress (b. 1088)
981
Gyeongjong, king of Goryeo (Korea) (b. 955)
908
Al-Muktafi, Abbasid caliph
900
Zwentibold, king of Lotharingia (b. 870)
696
Takechi, Japanese prince
662
Maximus the Confessor, Byzantine theologian
612
Fabia Eudokia, Byzantine empress (b. 580)
604
Wen, emperor of the Sui Dynasty (b. 541)
587
Radegund, Frankish princess and saint (b. 520)