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On This Day in History:  January 14

January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 351 days remain until the end of the year (352 in leap years).

Lottery News On This Day

2020
NJ lottery winners might soon be able to stay anonymous. Big jackpot winners and lucky scratch-off ticket holders in New Jersey are one step closer to keeping their winnings a secret after the state Assembly passed a bill that would shield the identity of lottery winners in the state.
2019
DOJ reverses 2011 opinion of the Wire Act; legal online gaming in question. The U.S. Department of Justice's legal counsel office reversed a 2011 opinion that the Federal Wire Act applies only to sports betting, potentially throwing the small U.S. Internet gaming market into question.
2016
Record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot won by 3 tickets. The largest lottery jackpot the world has ever seen has been won Wednesday night by three tickets sold in California, Florida, and Tennessee.
2014
N.J. woman wins $500 a week for life after buying lottery ticket in N.C.. An 82-year-old Union, New Jersey, woman struck it rich when she bought a scratch-off lottery ticket in North Carolina in November while en route to Georgia to visit family.
2014
Ohio Lottery to sell $30 ticket that offers a chance to win $10 million. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Ohio Lottery will debut a $30 instant scratch-off ticket on Thursday.
2013
Florida Powerball winner claims $50 million jackpot. The man who bought a winning $50 million Powerball jackpot ticket from a St. Petersburg, Florida, grocery store has come forward to claim his prize.
2012
CA couple expecting first baby wins $208M lottery jackpot. San Jose, California, resident Daniel Bruckner visited relatives in New York for the holidays last month and came home with quite a souvenir: a $208 million winning lottery ticket.
2012
Mich. lottery winner burns through money, gets jail time for drugs. A Williams Township, Michigan, lottery winner will be spending about the next month and a half behind bars for illegally possessing a prescription painkiller.
2010
N.J. Lottery featuring Frank Sinatra on new instant ticket. The 'Sinatra' Instant Ticket game is a recent addition to the N.J. lottery, utilizing the Frank Sinatra name and likeness.
2009
Georgia Lottery considers casino options. Dan O'Leary and John Aderhold, the leaseholders of Underground Atlanta, have approached the Georgia Lottery board with plans for a half billion-dollar casino and hotel complex that would inject cash into the HOPE Scholarship and generate millions of tax dollars for the region.
2009
Infamous Alaska lottery winner attacked. The man who won Alaska's first half-million-dollar lottery was attacked on a downtown Anchorage street yesterday afternoon with a tire iron or metal pipe, according to police.
2005
Ohio man claims $20 million Super Lotto jackpot. The winner of a $20 million Super Lotto jackpot from Nov. 24 has come forward to claim the prize, said Mardele Cohen, a spokeswoman for the Ohio Lottery Commission.
2005
Ohio lottery pool lawsuit focuses on time of purchase. In a lawsuit brought by lottery pool members who claim to be cheated by the ticket buyer, Lottery records showing how many tickets were bought, and when they were bought, prompted the Defendant to change his story.
2005
Tenn. Gov. wants to use lottery funds for preschools. Tennessee Governor Bredesen plans to funnel some lottery money into his preschool education initiative when he unveils his budget to lawmakers in the coming weeks.
2005
Indiana gets new gaming and lottery chiefs. Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels on Thursday appointed marketing executive and political fund-raiser Esther Q. Schneider to lead the State Lottery Commission.
2005
One ticket wins $81M California lottery jackpot. One ticket purchased in Orange had all the numbers drawn for an $81 million jackpot in the mid-week SuperLotto Plus game, California Lottery officials said Thursday.
2005
N.H. Lottery Proposes $25 Scratch Tickets. New Hampshire's lottery chief warned House and Senate tax experts Thursday that revenue will remain flat unless lawmakers agree to raise the price of instant scratch tickets.
2005
Texas Lottery recalls 'Set For Life' tickets. The Texas Lottery Commission announced today that, effective immediately, it is recalling all Set For Life instant tickets (Game #499) from Texas Lottery retail locations.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$296 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 15, 2020
2.$270 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 16, 2015
3.$180 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 17, 2007
4.$176 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 14, 2015
5.€125 Million
US$151.19 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 20, 2006
6.$150 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 17, 2017
7.$146 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 14, 2009
8.$121 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 14, 2017
9.$112 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 16, 2019
10.$111 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 14, 2005
11.€85.46 Million
US$104.69 Million
Draw Date
Jan 16, 2018
12.€90.97 Million
US$103.89 Million
Draw Date
Jan 15, 2019
13.€90 Million
US$99.23 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 14, 2020
14.$95 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 16, 2008
15.$93 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 15, 2014
16.$91 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 14, 2020
17.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 16, 2013
18.€81 Million
US$88.43 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 15, 2016
19.€58 Million
US$83.45 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 15, 2010
20.€67 Million
US$82.01 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jan 19, 2018
21.$82 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 15, 2011
22.€55 Million
US$80.48 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 18, 2008
23.€74.83 Million
US$79.62 Million
Draw Date
Jan 14, 2017
24.$76 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 14, 2006
25.€71 Million
US$75.89 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 17, 2017

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1979
Sunday, Jan 14, 1979
41 years old
1978
Saturday, Jan 14, 1978
42 years old
1977
Friday, Jan 14, 1977
43 years old
1976
Wednesday, Jan 14, 1976
44 years old
1975
Tuesday, Jan 14, 1975
45 years old
1973
Sunday, Jan 14, 1973
47 years old
1963
Monday, Jan 14, 1963
57 years old
1959
Wednesday, Jan 14, 1959
61 years old
1957
Monday, Jan 14, 1957
63 years old
1956
Saturday, Jan 14, 1956
64 years old
1955
Friday, Jan 14, 1955
65 years old
1952
Monday, Jan 14, 1952
68 years old
1949
Friday, Jan 14, 1949
71 years old
1936
Tuesday, Jan 14, 1936
84 years old
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2011
Former president of Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali flees his country to Saudi Arabia after a series of street demonstrations against his regime and corrupt policies, asking for freedom, rights and democracy, considered as the anniversary of the Tunisian Revolution and the birth of the Arab Spring.
2010
Yemen declares an open war against the terrorist group al-Qaeda.
2004
The national flag of the Republic of Georgia, the so-called "five cross flag", is restored to official use after a hiatus of some 500 years.
2000
A United Nations tribunal sentences five Roman Catholic Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years in prison for the 1993 killing of more than 100 Bosnian Muslims.
1993
In Poland's worst peacetime maritime disaster, ferry MS Jan Heweliusz sinks off the coast of Rügen, drowning 55 passengers and crew; nine crew-members are saved.
1973
Elvis Presley's concert Aloha from Hawaii is broadcast live via satellite, and sets the record as the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer in television history.
1972
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark ascends the throne, the first Queen of Denmark since 1412 and the first Danish monarch not named Frederick or Christian since 1513.
1969
USS Enterprise fire: An accidental explosion aboard the USS Enterprise near Hawaii kills 28 people.
1967
Counterculture of the 1960s: The Human Be-In takes place in San Francisco, California's Golden Gate Park, launching the Summer of Love.
1967
The New York Times reports that the U.S. Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments.
1960
The Reserve Bank of Australia, the country's central bank and banknote issuing authority, is established.
1957
Kripalu Maharaj was named fifth Jagadguru (world teacher) after giving seven days of speeches before 500 Hindu scholars.
1954
The Hudson Motor Car Company merges with Nash-Kelvinator Corporation forming the American Motors Corporation.
1953
Josip Broz Tito is inaugurated as the first President of Yugoslavia.
1952
NBC's long-running morning news program Today debuts, with host Dave Garroway.
1950
The first prototype of the MiG-17 makes its maiden flight.
1943
World War II: Japan begins Operation Ke, the successful operation to evacuate its forces from Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal Campaign.
1943
World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to travel by airplane while in office when he flies from Miami to Morocco to meet with Winston Churchill.
1943
World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill begin the Casablanca Conference to discuss strategy and study the next phase of the war.
1939
Norway claims Queen Maud Land in Antarctica.
1911
Roald Amundsen's South Pole expedition makes landfall on the eastern edge of the Ross Ice Shelf.
1907
An earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica kills more than 1,000 people.
1858
Napoleon III of France escapes an assassination attempt made by Felice Orsini and his accomplices in Paris.
1822
Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrios Ypsilantis.
1814
Treaty of Kiel: Frederick VI of Denmark cedes the Kingdom of Norway to Charles XIII of Sweden in return for Pomerania.
1784
American Revolutionary War: Ratification Day, United States - Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris with Great Britain.
1761
The Third Battle of Panipat is fought in India between the Afghans under Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marathas.
1639
The "Fundamental Orders", the first written constitution that created a government, is adopted in Connecticut.
1539
Spain annexes Cuba.
1343
Arnošt of Pardubice becomes the last bishop of Prague and, subsequently, the first Archbishop of Prague.
1301
Andrew III of Hungary dies, ending the Árpád dynasty in Hungary.
1236
King Henry III of England marries Eleanor of Provence.

Births On This Day

1995
Georgios Diamantakos, Greek basketball player
1995
Alex Johnston, Australian rugby league player
1994
Kane Elgey, Australian rugby league player
1994
Abi Phillips, English singer-songwriter and actress
1994
Kai, South Korean singer, model, actor and dancer
1993
Daniel Bessa, Brazilian footballer
1992
Robbie Brady, Irish footballer
1992
Chieh-Yu Hsu, American tennis player
1990
Lelisa Desisa, Ethiopian runner
1990
Grant Gustin, American actor and singer
1990
Áron Szilágyi, Hungarian fencer
1989
Frankie Bridge, English singer-songwriter and dancer
1989
Adam Clayton, English footballer
1989
Mattia Marchi, Italian footballer
1989
Liu Xiaodong, Chinese footballer
1988
Kacey Barnfield, English actress
1988
Jack P. Shepherd, English actor
1987
Atsushi Hashimoto, Japanese actor
1987
Jess Fishlock, Welsh footballer
1986
Yohan Cabaye, French footballer
1986
Alessio Cossu, Italian footballer
1985
Joel Rosario, Dominican-American jockey
1985
Shawn Sawyer, Canadian figure skater
1984
Erick Aybar, American baseball player
1984
Erika Matsuo, Japanese violinist
1984
Mike Pelfrey, American baseball player
1983
Cesare Bovo, Italian footballer
1983
Jason Krejza, Australian cricketer
1982
Braith Anasta, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster
1982
Marc Broussard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1982
Chris Heighington, Australian-English rugby league player
1982
Léo Lima, Brazilian footballer
1982
Thomas Longosiwa, Kenyan runner
1982
Víctor Valdés, Spanish footballer
1981
Abdelmalek Cherrad, Algerian footballer
1981
Hyleas Fountain, American heptathlete
1981
Concepción Montaner, Spanish long jumper
1981
Chiharu Niiyama, Japanese actress and model
1980
Clive Clarke, Irish footballer
1980
Cory Gibbs, American soccer player
1979
Karen Elson, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and model
1979
Evans Soligo, Italian footballer
1977
Narain Karthikeyan, Indian race car driver
1977
Terry Ryan, Canadian ice hockey player
1976
Vincenzo Chianese, Italian footballer
1975
Georgina Cates, English actress
1974
David Flitcroft, English footballer and manager
1973
Giancarlo Fisichella, Italian race car driver
1973
Paul Tisdale, English footballer and manager
1972
Kyle Brady, American football player and sportscaster
1972
Dion Forster, South African minister, theologian, and author
1972
James Key, English engineer
1971
Lasse Kjus, Norwegian skier
1971
Bert Konterman, Dutch footballer and manager
1971
Antonios Nikopolidis, Greek footballer and manager
1969
Jason Bateman, American actor, director, and producer
1969
Martin Bicknell, English cricketer
1969
Dave Grohl, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and drummer
1968
LL Cool J, American rapper and actor
1967
Leonardo Ortolani, Italian author and illustrator, created Rat-Man
1967
Emily Watson, English actress
1966
Rob Flello, English lawyer and politician
1966
Marco Hietala, Finnish singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
1966
Rene Simpson, Canadian-American tennis player (d. 2013)
1966
Dan Schneider, American TV-producer
1965
Marc Delissen, Dutch field hockey player, coach, and lawyer
1965
Bob Essensa, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1965
Slick Rick, English-American rapper and producer
1964
Beverly Kinch, English long jumper and sprinter
1964
Shepard Smith, American television journalist
1963
Steven Soderbergh, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1962
Michael McCaul, American lawyer and politician
1962
Patricia Morrison, American singer-songwriter and bass player
1961
Rob Hall, New Zealand mountaineer (d. 1996)
1959
Geoff Tate, German-American singer-songwriter and musician
1957
Anchee Min, Chinese-American painter, photographer, and author
1956
Étienne Daho, Algerian-French singer-songwriter and producer
1953
David Clary, English chemist and academic
1953
Denzil Douglas, Caribbean educator and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis
1953
Hans Westerhoff, Dutch biologist and academic
1952
Sydney Biddle Barrows, American businesswoman and author
1952
Maureen Dowd, American journalist and author
1952
Konstantinos Iosifidis, Greek footballer and manager
1952
Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, Romanian engineer and politician, 60th Prime Minister of Romania
1951
O. Panneerselvam, Indian politician, 7th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
1950
Rambhadracharya, Indian religious leader, scholar, and author
1950
Arthur Byron Cover, American author and screenwriter
1949
Lawrence Kasdan, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1949
Mary Robison, American short story writer and novelist
1949
İlyas Salman, Turkish actor, director, and screenwriter
1949
Lamar Williams, American bass player (d. 1983)
1948
T Bone Burnett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1948
Valeri Kharlamov, Russian ice hockey player (d. 1981)
1948
John Lescroart, American author and screenwriter
1948
Muhriz of Negeri Sembilan, Yamtuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan
1948
Carl Weathers, American football player and actor
1947
Taylor Branch, American historian and author
1947
Bev Perdue, American educator and politician, 73rd Governor of North Carolina
1947
Bill Werbeniuk, Canadian snooker player (d. 2003)
1945
Kathleen Chalfant, American actress
1945
Maina Gielgud, English ballerina and director
1944
Marjoe Gortner, American actor and evangelist
1944
Graham Marsh, Australian golfer and architect
1944
Nina Totenberg, American journalist
1943
Angelo Bagnasco, Italian cardinal
1943
Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor
1943
Shannon Lucid, American biochemist and astronaut
1943
Holland Taylor, American actress and playwright
1942
Ian Brayshaw, Australian cricketer and footballer
1942
Dave Campbell, American baseball player and sportscaster
1942
Gerben Karstens, Dutch cyclist
1941
Nicholas Brooks, English historian (d. 2014)
1941
Faye Dunaway, American actress and producer
1941
Gibby Gilbert, American golfer
1941
Milan Kučan, Slovenian politician, 1st President of Slovenia
1940
Julian Bond, American academic and politician (d. 2015)
1940
Ron Kostelnik, American football player (d. 1993)
1940
Siegmund Nimsgern, German opera singer
1940
Trevor Nunn, English director and composer
1940
Vasilka Stoeva, Bulgarian discus thrower
1939
Kurt Moylan, Guamanian businessman and politician, 1st Lieutenant Governor of Guam
1938
Morihiro Hosokawa, Japanese journalist and politician, 79th Prime Minister of Japan
1938
Jack Jones, American singer and actor
1938
Allen Toussaint, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 2015)
1937
J. Bernlef, Dutch author and poet (d. 2012)
1937
Ken Higgs, English cricketer and coach (d. 2016)
1937
Leo Kadanoff, American physicist and academic (d. 2015)
1937
Rao Gopal Rao, Indian actor, producer, and politician (d. 1994)
1937
Sonny Siebert, American baseball player
1937
Billie Jo Spears, American country singer (d. 2011)
1936
Clarence Carter, American blues and soul singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer
1934
Richard Briers, English actor (d. 2013)
1934
Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Argentinian race car driver (d. 1977)
1933
Stan Brakhage, American director and producer (d. 2003)
1932
Don Garlits, American race car driver and engineer
1931
Frank Costigan, Australian lawyer and politician (d. 2009)
1931
Martin Holdgate, English biologist and academic
1930
Johnny Grande, American pianist and accordion player (Bill Haley & His Comets) (d. 2006)
1930
Kenny Wheeler, Canadian-English trumpet player and composer (d. 2014)
1928
Lars Forssell, Swedish author, poet, and songwriter (d. 2007)
1928
Hans Kornberg, German-English biologist and academic
1928
Garry Winogrand, American photographer and author (d. 1984)
1927
Zuzana Růžičková, Czech harpsichord player (d. 2017)
1926
Frank Aletter, American actor (d. 2009)
1926
Warren Mitchell, English actor and screenwriter (d. 2015)
1926
Tom Tryon, American actor and author (d. 1991)
1925
Jean-Claude Beton, Algerian-French engineer and businessman, founded Orangina (d. 2013)
1925
Moscelyne Larkin, American ballerina (d. 2012)
1925
Yukio Mishima, Japanese author, poet, and playwright (d. 1970)
1924
Carole Cook, American actress and singer
1923
Gerald Arpino, American dancer and choreographer (d. 2008)
1923
Fred Beckey, American mountaineer and author (d. 2017)
1922
Diana Wellesley, Duchess of Wellington (d. 2010)
1921
Murray Bookchin, American author and philosopher (d. 2006)
1921
Kenneth Bulmer, American author (d. 2005)
1920
Bertus de Harder, Dutch footballer and manager (d. 1982)
1919
Giulio Andreotti, Italian journalist and politician, 41st Prime Minister of Italy (d. 2013)
1919
Andy Rooney, American soldier, journalist, critic, and television personality (d. 2011)
1915
Mark Goodson, American game show producer, created Family Feud and The Price Is Right (d. 1992)
1914
Harold Russell, Canadian-American soldier and actor (d. 2002)
1914
Selahattin Ülkümen, Turkish diplomat (d. 2003)
1912
Tillie Olsen, American short story writer (d. 2007)
1911
Anatoly Rybakov, Russian-American author (d. 1998)
1909
Brenda Forbes, English-American actress (d. 1996)
1909
Joseph Losey, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1984)
1908
Russ Columbo, American singer, violinist, and actor (d. 1934)
1907
Georges-Émile Lapalme, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1985)
1906
William Bendix, American actor (d. 1964)
1905
Takeo Fukuda, Japanese politician, 67th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1995)
1904
Cecil Beaton, English photographer, painter, and costume designer (d. 1980)
1904
Emily Hahn, American journalist and author (d. 1997)
1904
Babe Siebert, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1939)
1901
Bebe Daniels, American actress (d. 1971)
1901
Alfred Tarski, Polish-American mathematician and philosopher (d. 1983)
1899
Carlos P. Romulo, Filipino soldier and politician, President of the United Nations General Assembly (d. 1985)
1897
Hasso von Manteuffel, German general and politician (d. 1978)
1896
John Dos Passos, American novelist, poet, and playwright (d. 1970)
1894
Ecaterina Teodoroiu, Romanian soldier and nurse (d. 1917)
1892
Martin Niemöller, German pastor and theologian (d. 1984)
1892
Hal Roach, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1992)
1892
George Wilson, English footballer (d. 1961)
1887
Hugo Steinhaus, Polish mathematician and academic (d. 1972)
1886
Hugh Lofting, English author and poet, created Doctor Dolittle (d. 1947)
1883
Nina Ricci, Italian-French fashion designer (d. 1970)
1882
Hendrik Willem van Loon, Dutch-American historian and journalist (d. 1944)
1875
Albert Schweitzer, French-Gabonese physician and philosopher, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965)
1870
George Pearce, Australian carpenter and politician (d. 1952)
1869
Robert Fournier-Sarlovèze, French polo player and politician (d. 1937)
1863
Manuel de Oliveira Gomes da Costa, Portuguese general and politician, 10th President of Portugal (d. 1929)
1863
Richard F. Outcault, American author and illustrator (d. 1928)
1861
Mehmed VI, Ottoman sultan (d. 1926)
1856
J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher, co-founded The Bulletin (d. 1919)
1850
Pierre Loti, French captain and author (d. 1923)
1845
Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, English politician, 34th Governor-General of India (d. 1927)
1841
Berthe Morisot, French painter (d. 1895)
1836
Henri Fantin-Latour, French painter and lithographer (d. 1904)
1824
Vladimir Stasov, Russian critic (d. 1906)
1819
Dimitrie Bolintineanu, Romanian poet and politician (d. 1872)
1818
Zachris Topelius, Finnish author and journalist (d. 1898)
1806
Charles Hotham, English-Australian soldier and politician, 1st Governor of Victoria (d. 1855)
1806
Matthew Fontaine Maury, American astronomer, oceanographer, and historian (d. 1873)
1800
Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian composer, botanist, and publisher (d. 1877)
1798
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, Dutch historian, jurist, and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of the Netherlands (d. 1872)
1793
John C. Clark, American lawyer and politician (d. 1852)
1792
Christian de Meza, Danish general (d. 1865)
1780
Henry Baldwin, American judge and politician (d. 1844)
1767
Maria Theresa of Austria (d. 1827)
1741
Benedict Arnold, American-British general (d. 1801)
1705
Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, French sailor, explorer, and politician (d. 1786)
1702
Emperor Nakamikado of Japan (d. 1737)
1700
Picander, German poet and playwright (d. 1764)
1699
Jakob Adlung, German organist, historian, and theorist (d. 1762)
1684
Johann Matthias Hase, German mathematician, astronomer, and cartographer (d. 1742)
1684
Jean-Baptiste van Loo, French painter (d. 1745)
1683
Gottfried Silbermann, German instrument maker (d. 1753)
1615
John Biddle, English minister and theologian (d. 1662)
1552
Alberico Gentili, Italian-English academic and jurist (d. 1608)
1551
Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak, Grand vizier of emperor Akbar (d. 1602)
1507
Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal (d. 1578)
1507
Luca Longhi, Italian painter (d. 1580)
1477
Hermann of Wied, German archbishop (d. 1552)
1476
Anne St Leger, Baroness de Ros, English baroness (d. 1526)
1451
Franchinus Gaffurius, Italian composer and theorist (d. 1522)
1273
Joan I of Navarre, queen regnant of Navarre, queen consort of France (d. 1305)
1131
Valdemar I of Denmark (d. 1182)
83 BC
Mark Antony, Roman general and politician (d. 30 BCE)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Spanky Manikan, Filipino veteran actor (b. 1942)
2018
Cyrille Regis, French Guianan-English footballer (b. 1958)
2017
Zhou Youguang, Chinese sociologist, (b. 1906)
2016
Alan Rickman, English actor (b. 1946)
2015
Bob Boyd, American basketball player and coach (b. 1930)
2015
Zhang Wannian, Chinese general (b. 1928)
2014
Jon Bing, Norwegian author, scholar, and academic (b. 1944)
2014
Juan Gelman, Argentinian poet and author (b. 1930)
2014
Milutin Dostanić, Serbian mathematician and academic (b. 1958)
2014
Flavio Testi, Italian composer and musicologist (b. 1923)
2013
Conrad Bain, Canadian-American actor (b. 1923)
2012
Txillardegi, Spanish linguist and politician (b. 1929)
2012
Dan Evins, American businessman, founded Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (b. 1935)
2012
Arfa Karim, Pakistani student and computer prodigy, youngest Microsoft Certified Professional in 2004 (b. 1995)
2012
Giampiero Moretti, Italian entrepreneur and race car driver (b. 1940)
2012
Rosy Varte, Armenian-French actress (b. 1923)
2011
Georgia Carroll, American singer, model and actress (b. 1919)
2010
Antonio Fontán, Spanish journalist and academic (b. 1923)
2009
Jan Kaplický, Czech architect, designed the Selfridges Building (b. 1937)
2009
Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (b. 1920)
2008
Judah Folkman, American physician, biologist, and academic (b. 1933)
2007
Vassilis Photopoulos, Greek painter, director, and set designer (b. 1934)
2006
Henri Colpi, French director and screenwriter (b. 1921)
2006
Shelley Winters, American actress (b. 1920)
2005
Charlotte MacLeod, Canadian-American author (b. 1922)
2005
Conroy Maddox, English painter and educator (b. 1912)
2005
Rudolph Moshammer, German fashion designer (b. 1940)
2005
Jesús Rafael Soto, Venezuelan sculptor and painter (b. 1923)
2004
Uta Hagen, German-American actress (b. 1919)
2004
Ron O'Neal, American actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1937)
2000
Leonard Weisgard, American author and illustrator (b. 1916)
1997
Dollard Ménard, Canadian general (b. 1913)
1996
Onno Tunç, Armenian-Turkish composer (b. 1948)
1995
Alexander Gibson, Scottish conductor (b. 1926)
1991
Gordon Bryant, Australian educator and politician (b. 1914)
1988
Georgy Malenkov, Russian engineer and politician, 5th Premier of the Soviet Union (b. 1902)
1987
Turgut Demirağ, Turkish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
1987
Douglas Sirk, German-Swiss director and screenwriter (b. 1900)
1986
Donna Reed, American actress (b. 1921)
1984
Ray Kroc, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1902)
1981
John O'Grady, Australian author and poet (b. 1907)
1981
G. Lloyd Spencer, American lieutenant and politician (b. 1893)
1980
Robert Ardrey, American-South African author, playwright, and screenwriter (b. 1908)
1978
Harold Abrahams, English sprinter, lawyer, and journalist (b. 1899)
1978
Kurt Gödel, Austrian-American mathematician and philosopher (b. 1906)
1978
Robert Heger, German conductor and composer (b. 1886)
1978
Blossom Rock, American actress (b. 1895)
1977
Anthony Eden, English soldier and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1897)
1977
Peter Finch, English-Australian actor (b. 1916)
1977
Anaïs Nin, French-American essayist and memoirist (b. 1903)
1976
Abdul Razak Hussein, Malaysian lawyer and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Malaysia (b. 1922)
1972
Horst Assmy, German footballer (b. 1933)
1972
Frederick IX of Denmark (b. 1899)
1970
William Feller, Croatian-American mathematician and academic (b. 1906)
1970
Asım Gündüz, Turkish general (b. 1880)
1968
Dorothea Mackellar, Australian poet and author (b. 1885)
1966
Sergei Korolev, Ukrainian-Russian engineer and academic (b. 1906)
1965
Jeanette MacDonald, American actress and singer (b. 1903)
1962
M. Visvesvaraya, Indian engineer, scholar, and politician (b. 1860)
1961
Barry Fitzgerald, Irish actor (b. 1888)
1959
Eivind Berggrav, Norwegian bishop and translator (b. 1884)
1957
Humphrey Bogart, American actor (b. 1899)
1952
Artur Kapp, Estonian composer and conductor (b. 1878)
1951
Gregorios Xenopoulos, Greek author, journalist, and playwright (b. 1867)
1949
Harry Stack Sullivan, American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst (b. 1892)
1944
Mehmet Emin Yurdakul, Turkish author and politician (b. 1869)
1943
Laura E. Richards, American author and poet (b. 1850)
1942
Porfirio Barba-Jacob, Colombian poet and author (b. 1883)
1937
Jaishankar Prasad, Indian poet, author, and playwright (b. 1889)
1934
Ioan Cantacuzino, Romanian physician and bacteriologist (b. 1863)
1926
August Sedláček, Czech historian and author (b. 1843)
1920
John Francis Dodge, American businessman, co-founded the Dodge Automobile Company (b. 1864)
1919
Platon, Estonian bishop and saint (b. 1869)
1915
Richard Meux Benson, English priest and saint, founded the Society of St. John the Evangelist (b. 1824)
1908
Holger Drachmann, Danish poet and playwright (b. 1846)
1907
Sir James Fergusson, 6th Baronet, Scottish soldier and politician, 6th Governor of New Zealand (b. 1832)
1905
Ernst Abbe, German physicist and engineer (b. 1840)
1901
Mandell Creighton, English bishop and historian (b. 1843)
1901
Charles Hermite, French mathematician and theorist (b. 1822)
1898
Lewis Carroll, English novelist, poet, and mathematician (b. 1832)
1892
Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (b. 1864)
1892
Alexander J. Davis, American architect (b. 1803)
1889
Ema Pukšec, Croatian soprano (b. 1834)
1888
Stephen Heller, Hungarian pianist and composer (b. 1813)
1883
Napoléon Coste, French guitarist and composer (b. 1806)
1874
Johann Philipp Reis, German physicist and academic, invented the Reis telephone (b. 1834)
1867
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter and illustrator (b. 1780)
1833
Seraphim of Sarov, Russian monk and saint (b. 1759)
1825
George Dance the Younger, English architect and surveyor (b. 1741)
1823
Athanasios Kanakaris, Greek politician (b. 1760)
1786
Michael Arne, English organist and composer (b. 1741)
1786
Meshech Weare, American lawyer and politician, 1st Governor of New Hampshire (b. 1713)
1776
Edward Cornwallis, English general and politician, Governor of Gibraltar (b. 1713)
1766
Frederick V of Denmark (b. 1723)
1753
George Berkeley, Anglo-Irish philosopher and author (b. 1685)
1742
Edmond Halley, English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist (b. 1656)
1701
Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese daimyō (b. 1628)
1679
Jacques de Billy, French mathematician and academic (b. 1602)
1676
Francesco Cavalli, Italian organist and composer (b. 1602)
1648
Caspar Barlaeus, Dutch historian, poet, and theologian (b. 1584)
1640
Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer, judge, and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales (b. 1578)
1555
Jacques Dubois, French anatomist (b. 1478)
1476
John de Mowbray, 4th Duke of Norfolk (b. 1444)
1465
Thomas Beckington, English statesman and prelate
1331
Odoric of Pordenone, Italian priest and explorer (b. 1286)
1301
Andrew III of Hungary (b. 1265)
1236
Saint Sava, Serbian archbishop and saint (b. 1175)
1163
Ladislaus II of Hungary (b. 1131)
1092
Vratislaus II of Bohemia
973
Ekkehard I, Frankish monk and poet
937
Zhang Yanlang, Chinese official
927
Wang Yanhan, king of Min (Ten Kingdoms)
769
Cui Huan, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty