On This Day in History: February 22
February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 312 days remain until the end of the year (313 in leap years).
Lottery News On This Day
- High-tech lottery company opens new $15M facility in Florida. The high technology of today's lottery tickets was one of the themes celebrated Tuesday at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new $15 million facility in Lakeland, Florida, operated by the British-based International Game Technology.
- Woman sentenced for stealing more than $400,000 from Missouri lottery winner. A former Kansas City woman who stole more than $400,000 from a Missouri Lottery winner was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison.
- Florida Lottery sued by House over contract. Florida's House of Representatives filed a lawsuit late Friday accusing the Florida Lottery of illegally signing a long-term contract for ticket sales, escalating a feud between House Speaker Richard Corcoran and Gov. Rick Scott a little more than a week before the legislative session begins.
- Scratch games power increased Arizona Lottery revenues. Arizona Lottery sales exceeded $379.9 million during the first half of its 2016 fiscal year, representing an increase of 12.2 percent over the same period during the previous fiscal year.
- Homeless man helped by lottery winner arrested for failing to register as sex offender. A homeless man who was given a warm bed and some loving care by a Massachusetts lottery winner was arrested Thursday for failing to register as a sex offender.
- No consensus on what an Alabama lottery would look like. There are strong opinions on both side of the Alabama lottery issue, but even the lawmakers who do want a lottery don't agree on what kind of lottery is right for the state.
- $195 MILLION: Mega Millions keeps the good times rolling. The new Mega Millions jackpot for the upcoming Tuesday drawing has now reached $195 million, just 2 months after exploding to a near-record $636 million.
- Wyoming Senate passes lottery bill. The Wyoming State Senate voted 18-10 Friday afternoon to give final approval to the bill that would create a Wyoming lottery.
- Hair stylists spar over $9.5M Hoosier Lotto jackpot. An Indianapolis, Indiana, hair stylist says she won a $9.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot, but her co-workers say they pooled their money to buy the winning ticket, and they should split it.
- N.Y. Lottery may lift curbs on Quick Draw keno game. Quick Draw has been so popular since its introduction in New York in 1995 that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has proposed eliminating the last remaining restrictions on where the game can be played.
- Camelot, Pa. Gov. extend contract expiration date. The Corbett administration's embattled deal with a British firm to run the Pennsylvania Lottery will remain alive -- at least for another three weeks.
- Kentucky Democrats propose taxing lottery tickets. Democratic House leaders want to add a 6 percent sales tax to Kentucky Lottery purchases and expand the selection of lottery games as a way to increase funding for the state's ailing pension system.
- Pa. Gov. may challenge lottery privatization rejection. A legal expert says the Pennsylvania governor is likely to ask the state Supreme Court to circumvent normal flow of cases through courts and hear his challenge immediately.
- Final Wyoming Senate vote on lottery bill coming Friday. A bill that would allow a Wyoming lottery and multi-state games such as Powerball received preliminary approval in the state Senate on Wednesday, and is schedule for a final vote on Friday.
- Nevada governor signs online gambling bill. Gov. Brian Sandoval signed legislation Thursday legalizing online gambling in Nevada, capping a dizzying day at the Legislature as lawmakers passed the bill through the Assembly and Senate as an emergency measure.
- Bill dissolves Arkansas lottery panel. The legislative committee that oversees the Arkansas Lottery would be dissolved under a bill filed Monday.
- N.J. store seeking owner of $2.5 million winning lottery ticket. A New Jersey Quick Mart store has the Pick 6 Lotto winning numbers posted on the lottery machine for the $2,544,745 jackpot that was drawn on Dec. 29, but so far the winner has not claimed the prize.
- Man arrested after snatching lottery tickets from player. A California man is in jail after he robbed a woman of her lottery tickets and later fled from officers, police said.
- Ct. lottery ticket worth $3.5 million expires. Connecticut lottery officials said no one has produced the winning ticket for a $3.5 million jackpot in the Feb. 14, 2006, drawing.
- ABC duped by Powerball lottery winner hoax. The brief hoax involving a man claiming to be an out-of-work truck driver who won the $365 million Powerball jackpot was months in the making.
- Record Powerball lottery jackpot claimed by 8 meat plant workers. The record $365 million Powerball jackpot has been claimed by a group of eight workers from a Nebraska meat processing plant.
- N.C. Lottery finally gets a logo. It may not be pretty, but at least the North Carolina Lottery finally has adopted a symbol to represent itself.
- N.C. Gov. renews call for lottery. North carolina Governor Mike Easley renewed his commitment to establishing a state lottery in his State of the State Address last night.
- Michigan Lottery selling scratch games after top prize gone. Michigan lottery players who don't read the small print or check the lottery's Web site wouldn't know that the $10 Golden Pack scratch tickets they bought aren't able to win the top prize.
- Arizona couple won a lotta lottery grief. It only took Bernie Nauss and his wife, Krista a few years to lose one-third of their $22.5 million fortune trying to grow hydroponic tomatoes.
- Oklahoma lottery commission members selected. Former Oklahoma City Mayor Ron Norick was among those appointed by Gov. Brad Henry on Monday to serve on the new Oklahoma Education Lottery Commission.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$435.3 Million
Feb 22, 2017
- 2.$304 Million
Feb 23, 2019
- 3.$275 Million
Feb 22, 2008
- 4.$269 Million
Feb 24, 2018
- 5.$236 Million
Feb 24, 2016
- 6.$224 Million
Feb 22, 2019
- 7.€174 Million
Feb 23, 2018
- 8.$212 Million
Feb 24, 2006
- 9.$204 Million
Feb 23, 2018
- 10.$195 Million
Feb 25, 2014
- 11.$177 Million
Feb 23, 2007
- 12.$155 Million
Feb 23, 2011
- 13.$150 Million
Feb 25, 2009
- 14.$145 Million
Feb 24, 2009
- 15.€103.1 Million
Feb 22, 2018
- 16.€109.8 Million
Feb 23, 2019
- 17.$115 Million
Feb 23, 2008
- 18.$114 Million
Feb 23, 2016
- 19.$112 Million
Feb 24, 2015
- 20.€92.57 Million
Feb 23, 2017
- 21.$83 Million
Feb 23, 2010
- 21.$83 Million
Feb 24, 2012
- 23.$82 Million
Feb 22, 2005
- 24.$80 Million
Feb 23, 2013
- 25.$78 Million
Feb 24, 2007
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Saturday, Feb 22, 1986
34 years old
Friday, Feb 22, 1980
40 years old
Sunday, Feb 22, 1976
44 years old
Tuesday, Feb 22, 1972
48 years old
Tuesday, Feb 22, 1972
48 years old
Monday, Feb 22, 1971
49 years old
Monday, Feb 22, 1971
49 years old
Thursday, Feb 22, 1968
52 years old
Thursday, Feb 22, 1968
52 years old
Wednesday, Feb 22, 1967
53 years old
Tuesday, Feb 22, 1966
54 years old
Monday, Feb 22, 1965
55 years old
Sunday, Feb 22, 1959
61 years old
Friday, Feb 22, 1957
63 years old
Friday, Feb 22, 1957
63 years old
Friday, Feb 22, 1952
68 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- A man throws a grenade at the U.S embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro. He dies at the scene from a second explosion, with no one else hurt.
- A ferry carrying 100 passengers capsizes in the Padma River, killing 70 people.
- President Viktor Yanukovych of Ukraine is impeached by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine by a vote of 328-0, fulfilling a major goal of the Euromaidan rebellion.
- A train crash in Buenos Aires, Argentina, kills 51 people and injures 700 others.
- New Zealand's second deadliest earthquake strikes Christchurch, killing 185 people.
- Bahraini uprising: Tens of thousands of people march in protest against the deaths of seven victims killed by police and army forces during previous protests.
- At least six men stage Britain's biggest robbery, stealing £53m (about $92.5 million or €78 million) from a Securitas depot in Tonbridge, Kent.
- The 6.4 Mw Zarand earthquake shakes the Kerman Province of Iran with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), leaving 612 people dead and 1,411 injured.
- Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.
- In Roslin, Midlothian, British scientists announce that an adult sheep named Dolly has been successfully cloned.
- The Corona reconnaissance satellite program, in existence from 1959 to 1972, is declassified.
- Aldrich Ames and his wife are charged by the United States Department of Justice with spying for the Soviet Union.
- Start of the People Power Revolution in the Philippines.
- President of Bangladesh, H M Ershad upgraded South Sylhet's sub-division status to a district and renamed it back to Moulvibazar.
- The notorious Broadway flop Moose Murders opens and closes on the same night at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.
- Miracle on Ice: In Lake Placid, New York, the United States hockey team defeats the Soviet Union hockey team 4-3.
- The Organisation of the Islamic Conference summit begins in Lahore, Pakistan. Thirty-seven countries attend and twenty-two heads of state and government participate. It also recognizes Bangladesh.
- Samuel Byck attempts to hijack an aircraft at Baltimore/Washington International Airport with the intention of crashing it into the White House to assassinate Richard Nixon, but is killed by police.
- Cold War: Following President Richard Nixon's visit to the People's Republic of China, the two countries agree to establish liaison offices.
- The Official Irish Republican Army detonates a car bomb at Aldershot barracks, killing seven and injuring nineteen others.
- Lee Petty wins the first Daytona 500.
- Egypt and Syria join to form the United Arab Republic.
- Ngô Đình Diệm of South Vietnam survives a communist shooting assassination attempt in Buôn Ma Thuột.
- The "Long Telegram", proposing how the United States should deal with the Soviet Union, arrives from the US embassy in Moscow.
- World War II: American aircraft mistakenly bomb the Dutch towns of Nijmegen, Arnhem, Enschede and Deventer, resulting in 800 dead in Nijmegen alone.
- World War II: The Soviet Red Army recaptures Krivoi Rog.
- World War II: Members of the White Rose resistance, Sophie Scholl, Hans Scholl, and Christoph Probst are executed in Nazi Germany.
- World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as the Japanese victory becomes inevitable.
- U.S. President Calvin Coolidge becomes the first President to deliver a radio address from the White House.
- After Russian forces under Baron Roman von Ungern-Sternberg drive the Chinese out, the Bogd Khan is reinstalled as the emperor of Mongolia.
- World War I: The Imperial German Navy institutes unrestricted submarine warfare.
- The sixteen battleships of the Great White Fleet, led by USS Connecticut, return to the United States after a voyage around the world.
- The United Kingdom sells a meteorological station on the South Orkney Islands to Argentina; the islands are subsequently claimed by the United Kingdom in 1908.
- Filipino forces led by General Antonio Luna launch counterattacks for the first time against the American forces during the Philippine-American War. The Filipinos fail to regain Manila from the Americans.
- President Grover Cleveland signs a bill admitting North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington as U.S. states.
- In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of five-and-dime Woolworth stores.
- The Prohibition Party holds its first national convention in Columbus, Ohio, nominating James Black as its presidential nominee.
- Jefferson Davis is officially inaugurated for a six-year term as the President of the Confederate States of America in Richmond, Virginia. He was previously inaugurated as a provisional president on February 18, 1861.
- The United States Republican Party opens its first national convention in Pittsburgh.
- The Pennsylvania State University is founded in State College, Pennsylvania (as the Farmers' High School of Pennsylvania).
- Washington University in St. Louis is founded as Eliot Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.
- The French Revolution of 1848, which would lead to the establishment of the French Second Republic, begins.
- Mexican-American War: The Battle of Buena Vista: Five thousand American troops defeat 15,000 Mexican troops.
- Greek War of Independence: Alexander Ypsilantis crosses the Prut river at Sculeni into the Danubian Principalities.
- By the Adams-Onís Treaty, Spain sells Florida to the United States for five million U.S. dollars.
- The last Invasion of Britain begins near Fishguard, Wales.
- War of the Austrian Succession: The Battle of Toulon causes several Royal Navy captains to be court-martialed, and the Articles of War to be amended.
- St. Peter's Flood: A storm surge floods the Frisian coast, drowning 15,000 people.
- Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published.
- King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne.
- Robert II becomes King of Scotland, beginning the Stuart dynasty.
- Battle of Picotin between Ferdinand of Majorca and the forces of Matilda of Hainaut.
- Empress Wu Zetian abdicates the throne, restoring the Tang dynasty.
Births On This Day
- Alexander Merkel, Kazakhstani-German footballer
- Luca Profeta, Italian footballer
- Franco Vázquez, Argentinian footballer
- Jonathan Borlée, Belgian sprinter
- Efraín Juárez, Mexican footballer
- Sebastian Tyrała, Polish-German footballer
- Han Hyo-joo, South Korean actress and model
- Sergio Romero, Argentinian footballer
- Rajon Rondo, American basketball player
- Hameur Bouazza, Algerian footballer
- Georgios Printezis, Greek basketball player
- Tommy Bowe, Irish rugby player
- Branislav Ivanović, Serbian footballer
- Shaun Tait, Australian cricketer
- Shamari Fears, American singer-songwriter and actress
- Kang Sung-hoon, South Korean singer
- Jeanette Biedermann, German singer-songwriter and actress
- Brett Emerton, Australian footballer
- Lee Na-young, South Korean actress
- Jenny Frost, English singer and dancer
- Timo Rose, German actor, director, and producer
- Hakan Yakin, Swiss footballer
- Drew Barrymore, American actress, director, producer, and screenwriter
- James Blunt, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Chris Moyles, English radio and television host
- Philippe Gaumont, French cyclist (d. 2013)
- Juninho Paulista, Brazilian footballer
- Scott Phillips, American drummer and producer
- Michael Chang, American tennis player and coach
- Claudia Pechstein, German speed skater
- Super Caló, Mexican wrestler
- Lea Salonga, Filipino actress and singer
- Thomas Jane, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- Brian Laudrup, Danish footballer and sportscaster
- Marc Wilmots, Belgian footballer and manager
- Shawn Graham, Canadian politician, 31st Premier of New Brunswick
- Bradley Nowell, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1996)
- Jeri Ryan, American model and actress
- Jayson Williams, American basketball player and sportscaster
- Psicosis II, Mexican wrestler
- Rachel Dratch, American actress and comedian
- Thorsten Kaye, German-English actor
- Chris Dudley, American basketball player and politician
- Kieren Fallon, Irish jockey
- Pat LaFontaine, American ice hockey player
- Ed Boon, American video game designer, co-created Mortal Kombat
- Diane Charlemagne, English singer-songwriter (d. 2015)
- Andrew Adonis, Baron Adonis, English journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Transport
- Devon Malcolm, Jamaican-English cricketer
- Vijay Singh, Fijian-American golfer
- Steve Irwin, Australian zoologist and television host (d. 2006)
- Akira Takasaki, Japanese guitarist, songwriter, and producer
- Thomas Galbraith, 2nd Baron Strathclyde, Scottish politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
- Jiří Čunek, Czech politician
- Kyle MacLachlan, American actor
- Bronwyn Oliver, Australian sculptor (d. 2006)
- Dave Spitz, American bass player and songwriter
- Willie Smits, Dutch microbiologist and engineer
- David Axelrod, American journalist and political adviser
- Tim Young, Canadian ice hockey player
- Nigel Planer, English actor and screenwriter
- Bill Frist, American physician and politician
- Ellen Greene, American singer and actress
- Julius Erving, American basketball player and sportscaster
- Lenny Kuhr, Dutch singer-songwriter
- Miou-Miou, French actress
- Genesis P-Orridge, English singer-songwriter
- Julie Walters, English actress and author
- Niki Lauda, Austrian racing driver
- Olga Morozova, Russian tennis player and coach
- Pirjo Honkasalo, Finnish director, cinematographer, and screenwriter
- Harvey Mason, American drummer
- John Radford, English footballer and manager
- Frank Van Dun, Belgian philosopher and theorist
- Kresten Bjerre, Danish footballer and manager (d. 2014)
- Oliver, American pop singer (d. 2000)
- Jonathan Demme, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2017)
- Mick Green, English rock & roll guitarist (d. 2010)
- Robert Kardashian, American lawyer and businessman (d. 2003)
- Christopher Meyer, English diplomat, British Ambassador to the United States
- Tom Okker, Dutch tennis player and painter
- Terry Eagleton, English philosopher and critic
- Horst Köhler, Polish-German economist and politician, 9th President of Germany
- Otoya Yamaguchi, Japanese assassin of Inejiro Asanuma (d. 1960)
- Christine Keeler, English model and dancer (d. 2017)
- Hipólito Mejía, Dominican politician, 52nd President of the Dominican Republic
- Judy Cornwell, English actress
- Chet Walker, American basketball player
- Steve Barber, American baseball player (d. 2007)
- Ishmael Reed, American poet, novelist, essayist
- Tommy Aaron, American golfer
- Joanna Russ, American author and activist (d. 2011)
- J. Michael Bishop, American microbiologist and immunologist, Nobel Prize laureate
- Sparky Anderson, American baseball player and manager (d. 2010)
- Katharine, Duchess of Kent
- Sheila Hancock, English actress and author
- Ernie K-Doe, American R&B singer (d. 2001)
- Ted Kennedy, American soldier, lawyer, and politician (d. 2009)
- Marni Nixon, American soprano and actress (d. 2016)
- James Hong, American actor and director
- Rebecca Schull, American stage, film, and television actress
- Clarence 13X, American religious leader, founded the Nation of Gods and Earths (d. 1969)
- Texas Johnny Brown, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013)
- Paul Dooley, American actor
- Bruce Forsyth, English singer and television host (d. 2017)
- Florencio Campomanes, Filipino political scientist and chess player (d. 2010)
- Guy Mitchell, American singer (d. 1999)
- Kenneth Williams, English actor and screenwriter (d. 1988)
- Edward Gorey, American illustrator and poet (d. 2000)
- Gerald Stern, American poet and academic
- Bleddyn Williams, Welsh rugby player and sportscaster (d. 2009)
- François Cavanna, French author and editor (d. 2014)
- Marshall Teague, American race car driver (d. 1959)
- Joe Wilder, American trumpet player, composer, and bandleader (d. 2014)
- Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Central African general and politician, 2nd President of the Central African Republic (d. 1996)
- Giulietta Masina, Italian actress (d. 1994)
- Sid Abel, Canadian-American ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 2000)
- Don Pardo, American radio and television announcer (d. 2014)
- Reed Crandall, American illustrator (d. 1982)
- Gus Lesnevich, American boxer (d. 1964)
- Renato Dulbecco, Italian-American virologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)
- Rómulo Betancourt, Venezuelan politician, 56th President of Venezuela (d. 1981)
- John Mills, English soldier and actor (d. 2005)
- Sheldon Leonard, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1997)
- Robert Young, American actor (d. 1998)
- Constance Stokes, Australian painter (d. 1991)
- Morley Callaghan, Canadian author and playwright (d. 1990)
- Frank P. Ramsey, English economist, mathematician, and philosopher (d. 1930)
- Luis Buñuel, Spanish-Mexican director and producer (d. 1983)
- George O'Hara, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1966)
- Karol Świerczewski, Polish general (d. 1947)
- Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre, Peruvian politician (d. 1979)
- Edna St. Vincent Millay, American poet and playwright (d. 1950)
- Vlas Chubar, Russian economist and politician (d. 1939)
- Olave Baden-Powell, English scout leader, founded the Girl Guides (d. 1977)
- R. G. Collingwood, English historian and philosopher (d. 1943)
- Owen Brewster, American captain and politician, 54th Governor of Maine (d. 1961)
- Savielly Tartakower, Polish journalist, author, and chess player (d. 1956)
- Pat Sullivan, Australian-American animator and producer (d. 1933)
- Hugo Ball, German author and poet (d. 1927)
- Marguerite Clark, American actress (d. 1940)
- Eric Gill, English sculptor and illustrator (d. 1940)
- Joseph B. Ely, American lawyer and politician, 52nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1956)
- Albin Prepeluh, Slovenian journalist and politician (d. 1937)
- Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, Danish chemist and academic (d. 1947)
- Zitkala-Sa, American author and activist (d. 1938)
- Bill Klem, American baseball player and umpire (d. 1951)
- Jules Renard, French author and playwright (d. 1910)
- Charles McLean Andrews, American historian, author, and academic (d. 1943)
- Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, English general, co-founded The Scout Association (d. 1941)
- Heinrich Hertz, German physicist, philosopher, and academic (d. 1894)
- Nikolay Yakovlevich Sonin, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1915)
- August Bebel, German theorist and politician (d. 1913)
- Mahesh Chandra Nyayratna Bhattacharyya, Indian scholar and academic (d. 1906)
- Jean-Baptiste Salpointe, French-American archbishop (d. 1898)
- Pierre Janssen, French astronomer and mathematician (d. 1907)
- James Russell Lowell, American poet and critic (d. 1891)
- Carl Wilhelm Borchardt, German mathematician and academic (d. 1880)
- Józef Kremer, Polish historian and philosopher (d. 1875)
- Sarah Fuller Flower Adams, English poet and hymnwriter (d. 1848)
- Alexis Bachelot, French priest and missionary (d. 1837)
- Adolphe Quetelet, Belgian mathematician, astronomer, and sociologist (d. 1874)
- Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher and author (d. 1860)
- Rembrandt Peale, American painter and curator (d. 1860)
- Johann Nikolaus Forkel, German musicologist and theorist (d. 1818)
- George Washington, American general and politician, 1st President of the United States (d. 1799)
- Charles-Nicolas Cochin, French artist (d. 1790)
- Bon Boullogne, French painter (d. 1717)
- Peder Syv, Danish historian (d. 1702)
- Nicholas Ferrar, English scholar (d. 1637)
- Charles de Ligne, 2nd Prince of Arenberg (d. 1616)
- Moses Isserles, Polish rabbi (d. 1572)
- Tahmasp I, Iranian shah (d. 1576)
- Rodolfo Pio da Carpi, Italian cardinal (d. 1564)
- Ladislaus the Posthumous, Hungarian king (d. 1457)
- Charles VII of France (d. 1461)
- Gegeen Khan, Emperor Yingzong of Yuan (d. 1323)
- Rashi, French rabbi and author (d. 1105)
- Al-Juwayni, Persian jurist and theologian (died 1085)
Deaths On This Day
- Brody Stevens, American comedian and actor (b. 1970)
- Morgan Woodward, American actor (b. 1925)
- Forges, Spanish cartoonist (b. 1942)
- Yolande Fox, American model and singer, Miss America 1951 (b. 1928)
- Sonny James, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1928)
- Chris Rainbow, Scottish singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1946)
- Charlotte Dawson, New Zealand-Australian television host (b. 1966)
- Trebor Jay Tichenor, American pianist and composer (b. 1940)
- Leo Vroman, Dutch-American hematologist, poet, and illustrator (b. 1915)
- Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Dutch speed skater (b. 1938)
- Jean-Louis Michon, French-Swiss scholar and translator (b. 1924)
- Wolfgang Sawallisch, German pianist and conductor (b. 1923)
- Sukhbir, Indian author and poet (b. 1925)
- Frank Carson, Irish-English comedian and actor (b. 1926)
- Marie Colvin, American journalist (b. 1956)
- Rémi Ochlik, French photographer and journalist (b. 1983)
- George Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe, English politician, Leader of the House of Lords (b. 1918)
- Dennis Johnson, American basketball player and coach (b. 1954)
- Lee Eun-ju, South Korean actress and singer (b. 1980)
- Simone Simon, French actress (b. 1910)
- Andy Seminick, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1920)
- Roden Cutler, Australian lieutenant and politician, 32nd Governor of New South Wales (b. 1916)
- Chuck Jones, American animator, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1912)
- Jonas Savimbi, Angolan general, founded UNITA (b. 1934)
- William Bronk, American poet and academic (b. 1918)
- Menno Oosting, Dutch tennis player (b. 1964)
- Abraham A. Ribicoff, American lawyer and politician, 4th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services (b. 1910)
- Joseph Aiuppa, American gangster (b. 1907)
- Ed Flanders, American actor (b. 1934)
- Papa John Creach, American violinist (b. 1917)
- Markos Vafiadis, Greek general and politician (b. 1906)
- David Susskind, American talk show host and producer (b. 1920)
- Andy Warhol, American painter and photographer (b. 1928)
- John Donnelly, Australian rugby league player (b. 1955)
- Salvador Espriu, Spanish author, poet, and playwright (b. 1913)
- Efrem Zimbalist, Russian violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1889)
- Adrian Boult, English conductor (b. 1889)
- Romain Maes, Belgian cyclist (b. 1913)
- Josh Malihabadi, Indian-Pakistani poet and author (b. 1898)
- Oskar Kokoschka, Austrian painter, poet and playwright (b. 1886)
- Angela Baddeley, English actress (b. 1904)
- Florence Ballard, American singer (b. 1943)
- Jean-Jacques Bertrand, Canadian lawyer and politician, 21st Premier of Quebec (b. 1916)
- Elizabeth Bowen, Anglo-Irish author (b. 1899)
- Katina Paxinou, Greek actress (b. 1900)
- Winthrop Rockefeller, American colonel and politician, 37th Governor of Arkansas (b. 1912)
- Frédéric Mariotti, French actor (b. 1883)
- Felix Frankfurter, Austrian-American lawyer and jurist (b. 1882)
- Nick LaRocca, American trumpet player and composer (b. 1889)
- Paul-Émile Borduas, Canadian-French painter and critic (b. 1905)
- Abul Kalam Azad, Indian scholar and politician, Indian Minister of Education (b. 1888)
- Osip Brik, Russian avant garde writer and literary critic (b. 1888)
- Kasturba Gandhi, Indian activist (b. 1869)
- Christoph Probst, German activist (b. 1919)
- Hans Scholl, German activist (b. 1918)
- Sophie Scholl, German activist (b. 1921)
- Stefan Zweig, Austrian journalist, author, and playwright (b. 1881)
- Antonio Machado, Spanish-French poet and author (b. 1875)
- Théophile Delcassé, French politician, French Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1852)
- Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist and author (b. 1857)
- Francisco I. Madero, Mexican president and author (b. 1873)
- Leslie Stephen, English historian, author, and critic (b. 1832)
- Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer (b. 1860)
- Heungseon Daewongun, Korean king (b. 1820)
- Charles Blondin, French tightrope walker and acrobat (b. 1824)
- John Jacob Astor III, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1822)
- Carl Bloch, Danish painter and academic (b. 1834)
- Anna Kingsford, English physician and activist (b. 1846)
- Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, French painter and illustrator (b. 1796)
- Charles Lyell, Scottish-English geologist and lawyer (b. 1797)
- Adam Ferguson, Scottish historian and philosopher (b. 1723)
- Heshen, Chinese politician (b. 1750)
- Francis Atterbury, English bishop (b. 1663)
- Frederik Ruysch, Dutch physician and anatomist (b. 1638)
- Charles Le Brun, French painter and theorist (b. 1619)
- La Voisin, French occultist (b. 1640)
- Jean Chapelain, French poet and critic (b. 1595)
- Olivier van Noort, Dutch explorer (b. 1558)
- Amerigo Vespucci, Italian cartographer and explorer (b. 1454)
- Henry, duke of Cornwall (b. 1511)
- Gerhard VI, German nobleman (b. 1430)
- William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas (b. 1425)
- David II, king of Scotland (b. 1324)
- Margaret of Cortona, Italian penitent (b. 1247)
- Roger Borsa, king of Sicily (b. 1078)
- John of Fécamp, Italian Benedictine abbot
- Peter Damian, Italian cardinal
- Arnulf III, count of Flanders
- Lambert, count of Chalon (b. 930)
- García I, king of Pamplona
- Otto, duke of Burgundy (b. 944)
- Guo Wei, Chinese emperor (b. 904)
- Wang, Chinese empress dowager
- Sicga, Anglo-Saxon nobleman and regicide
- Sabinian, pope of the Catholic Church
- Maximianus, bishop of Ravenna (b. 499)