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On This Day in History:  January 25

January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 340 days remain until the end of the year (341 in leap years).

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Massachusetts man sues 2 women, claiming they cheated him out of $4 million lottery prize. A Massachusetts man says two women cheated him out of $4 million in lottery winnings by taking advantage of his inability to read or speak English.
2019
Brooklyn truck driver quits job, comes forward as $298M Powerball winner. A truck driver from Brooklyn has come forward as the winner of the second-largest Powerball jackpot in New York Lottery history.
2019
One month left to claim $4M Illinois Lottery prize. Illinois lottery officials are searching for a mystery millionaire who has just one month left to come forward.
2019
CT Lottery chief questioned by lawmakers over mishaps, computerized drawings. State lawmakers grilled Connecticut Lottery Corp. officials Thursday at a legislative hearing about long-running controversies including their alleged retaliation against former lottery security chief Alfred W. DuPuis, who says he was the victim of a vendetta for raising questions in 2015 about the fraud-plagued 5 Card Cash game, and their alleged lack of cooperation with the state Department of Consumer Protection that regulates them.
2013
Biggest lottery game ever in the works?. The folks behind the nation's two biggest lotteries continue to dream of creating an even bigger game.
2013
Pa. Treasurer considers blocking move to private lottery operator. As more details emerge about the contract for private management of the Pennsylvania Lottery, the state treasurer says he's more concerned, not less, about the legality of the contract.
2013
Mass. bill would allow for online lottery sales. Massachusetts Lottery players would be able to purchase tickets and play lottery games online under a bill being filed on Beacon Hill.
2009
Oregon Lottery tries first raffle. For $10, the Oregon Lottery says the odds of becoming a millionaire will be better than than the average lottery ticket.
2008
Questions arise about funds used for Calif. Lottery party. The California Lottery handed out a Nintendo Wii, several iPods, digital cameras and gift cards as prizes during a $43,629 employee recognition celebration and charged some of the items as "training" expenses.
2005
Pittsburgh newsstand sold winning Powerball lottery ticket. Saturday's winning Powerball lottery ticket worth $26 million was sold at Nielsen's newsstand, at 2 PNC Plaza in downtown Pittsburgh.
2005
Two men played key roles in establishing Kentucky Lottery. Two people played key roles in Kentucky's joining the growing ranks of states with lotteries. One of them was a politician who grabbed the headlines. The other was a storekeeper who worked behind the scenes, but his role in the founding of the now 15-year-old Kentucky Lottery Corp. was an important one.
2005
Lottery thief nabbed. A 41-year-old Lowell, Massachusetts man is facing armed robbery charges after he was nabbed walking away from a Bridge Street convenience store he had just robbed at knifepoint, police said.
2005
Kentucky lottery sales fall, but still exceed forecast. The year-old Tennessee Lottery continues to have less impact on Kentucky Lottery revenues than expected, with ticket sales for the first six months of fiscal 2004-05 down just 8 percent from the same period last year.
2005
Survey: One-fourth of retail customers buy lottery tickets. The second story in a four-part series on the Kentucky lottery and its local and state impact.
2005
Tennessee gambler addiction program delayed. Tennessee officials have yet to start a promised $200,000, state-funded treatment program designed to help compulsive gamblers who may be tempted by the Tennessee Lottery, despite hopes by supporters to have the program in place as early as last fall.
2005
Kentucky lottery players try to beat the odds. The first story in a four-part series on the Kentucky lottery and its local and state impact.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$373 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 25, 2020
2.$261 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 28, 2015
3.$191 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 27, 2017
4.€146 Million
US$178.86 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 27, 2006
5.$170 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 25, 2017
6.$161 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 26, 2019
7.$152 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 25, 2014
8.$141 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 28, 2020
9.$130 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 26, 2013
10.€115 Million
US$124.76 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 26, 2016
11.$121 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 26, 2010
12.$120 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 25, 2012
13.$115 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 25, 2006
14.$112 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 27, 2018
15.€90 Million
US$111.92 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 26, 2018
16.€89.74 Million
US$111.56 Million
Draw Date
Jan 25, 2018
17.€96.41 Million
US$109.93 Million
Draw Date
Jan 26, 2019
18.€73 Million
US$107.34 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 25, 2008
19.€85.08 Million
US$105.81 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jan 26, 2018
20.$96 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 25, 2019
21.$95 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 26, 2002
22.€84 Million
US$92.61 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jan 31, 2020
23.$89 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 25, 2013
24.€78 Million
US$88.7 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 25, 2019
25.€79.93 Million
US$85.52 Million
Draw Date
Jan 26, 2017

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1988
Monday, Jan 25, 1988
32 years old
1986
Saturday, Jan 25, 1986
34 years old
1983
Tuesday, Jan 25, 1983
37 years old
1981
Sunday, Jan 25, 1981
39 years old
1977
Tuesday, Jan 25, 1977
43 years old
1973
Thursday, Jan 25, 1973
47 years old
1973
Thursday, Jan 25, 1973
47 years old
1968
Thursday, Jan 25, 1968
52 years old
1958
Saturday, Jan 25, 1958
62 years old
1956
Wednesday, Jan 25, 1956
64 years old
1954
Monday, Jan 25, 1954
66 years old
1952
Friday, Jan 25, 1952
68 years old
1948
Sunday, Jan 25, 1948
72 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2019
A mining company’s dam collapsed in Brazil, Brumadinho, a south-eastern city, killing at least 7 people and 200 missing.
2015
A clash in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in the Philippines killing 44 members of Special Action Force (SAF), at least 18 from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and five from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters.
2013
At least 50 people are killed and 120 people are injured in a prison riot in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
2011
The first wave of the Egyptian revolution begins throughout the country, marked by street demonstrations, rallies, acts of civil disobedience, riots, labour strikes, and violent clashes.
2006
Mexican professional wrestler Juana Barraza is arrested in connection with the serial killing of at least ten elderly women.
2005
A stampede at the Mandhradevi temple in Maharashtra, India kills at least 258.
2003
Invasion of Iraq: A group of people leave London, England, for Baghdad, Iraq, to serve as human shields, intending to prevent the U.S.-led coalition troops from bombing certain locations.
1999
A 6.0 Richter scale earthquake hits western Colombia killing at least 1,000.
1998
During a historic visit to Cuba, Pope John Paul II demands political reforms and the release of political prisoners while condemning US attempts to isolate the country.
1998
A suicide attack by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam on Sri Lanka's Temple of the Tooth kills eight and injures 25 others.
1996
Billy Bailey becomes the last person to be hanged in the U.S.A.
1995
The Norwegian rocket incident: Russia almost launches a nuclear attack after it mistakes Black Brant XII, a Norwegian research rocket, for a US Trident missile.
1994
The spacecraft Clementine by BMDO and NASA is launched.
1993
Five people are shot outside the CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Two are killed and three wounded.
1986
The National Resistance Movement topples the government of Tito Okello in Uganda.
1980
Mother Teresa is honored with India's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna
1979
Pope John Paul II starts his first official papal visits outside Italy to The Bahamas, Dominican Republic, and Mexico.
1971
Charles Manson and three female "Family" members are found guilty of the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.
1971
Idi Amin leads a coup deposing Milton Obote and becomes Uganda's president.
1969
Brazilian Army captain Carlos Lamarca deserts in order to fight against the military dictatorship, taking with him ten machine guns and 63 rifles.
1964
Blue Ribbon Sports is founded by University of Oregon track and field athletes, which would later become Nike.
1961
In Washington, D.C., President John F. Kennedy delivers the first live presidential television news conference.
1961
101 Dalmatians premiered from Walt Disney Productions.
1960
The National Association of Broadcasters reacts to the "payola" scandal by threatening fines for any disc jockeys who accept money for playing particular records.
1949
The first Emmy Awards are presented; the venue is the Hollywood Athletic Club.
1947
Thomas Goldsmith Jr. files a patent for a "Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device", the first ever electronic game.
1946
The United Mine Workers rejoins the American Federation of Labor.
1946
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1 relating to Military Staff Committee is adopted.
1945
World War II: The Battle of the Bulge ends.
1942
World War II: Thailand declares war on the United States and United Kingdom.
1941
Pope Pius XII elevates the Apostolic Vicariate of the Hawaiian Islands to the dignity of a diocese. It becomes the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu.
1937
The Guiding Light debuts on NBC radio from Chicago. In 1952 it moves to CBS television, where it remains until September 18, 2009.
1932
Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chinese National Revolutionary Army begins the defense of Harbin.
1924
The 1924 Winter Olympics opens in Chamonix, in the French Alps, inaugurating the Winter Olympic Games.
1918
The Ukrainian People's Republic declares independence from Bolshevik Russia.
1915
Alexander Graham Bell inaugurates U.S. transcontinental telephone service, speaking from New York to Thomas Watson in San Francisco.
1909
Richard Strauss's opera Elektra receives its debut performance at the Dresden State Opera.
1890
Nellie Bly completes her round-the-world journey in 72 days.
1881
Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company.
1879
The Bulgarian National Bank is founded.
1858
The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn is played at the marriage of Queen Victoria's daughter, Victoria, and Friedrich of Prussia, and becomes a popular wedding processional.
1792
The London Corresponding Society is founded.
1791
The British Parliament passes the Constitutional Act of 1791 and splits the old Province of Quebec into Upper Canada and Lower Canada.
1787
Shays's Rebellion: The rebellion's largest confrontation, outside the Springfield Armory, results in the killing of four rebels and the wounding of twenty.
1765
Port Egmont, the first British settlement in the Falkland Islands near the southern tip of South America, is founded.
1755
Moscow University is established on Tatiana Day.
1704
The Battle of Ayubale results in the destruction of most of the Spanish missions in Florida.
1575
Luanda, the capital of Angola, is founded by the Portuguese navigator Paulo Dias de Novais.
1573
Battle of Mikatagahara: In Japan, Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu.
1554
São Paulo, Brazil, is founded by Jesuit priests.
1533
Henry VIII of England secretly marries his second wife Anne Boleyn.
1515
Coronation of Francis I of France takes place at Reims Cathedral, where the new monarch is anointed with the oil of Clovis and girt with the sword of Charlemagne.
1494
Alfonso II becomes King of Naples.
1348
A strong earthquake strikes the South Alpine region of Friuli in modern Italy, causing considerable damage to buildings as far away as Rome.
750
In the Battle of the Zab, the Abbasid rebels defeat the Umayyad Caliphate, leading to overthrow of the dynasty.
AD 41
After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate.

Births On This Day

1991
Nigel Melker, Dutch racing driver
1990
Apostolos Giannou, Greek-Australian footballer
1990
Lee Jun-ho, South Korean singer and actor (2PM)
1988
Tatiana Golovin, French tennis player
1988
Ryota Ozawa, Japanese actor
1987
Maria Kirilenko, Russian tennis player
1986
Chris O'Grady, English footballer
1985
Brent Celek, American football player
1985
Patrick Willis, American football player
1985
Hwang Jung-eum, South Korean actress
1984
Stefan Kießling, German footballer
1984
Robinho, Brazilian footballer
1984
Fara Williams, English footballer
1981
Francis Jeffers, English footballer
1981
Alicia Keys, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress
1980
Xavi, Spanish footballer
1979
Rodrigo Ribeiro, Brazilian race car driver
1978
Ahmet Dursun, Turkish footballer
1978
Denis Menchov, Russian cyclist
1978
Derrick Turnbow, American baseball player
1976
Stephanie Bellars, American wrestler and manager
1976
Mário Haberfeld, Brazilian race car driver
1976
Dimitris Nalitzis, Greek footballer
1975
Mia Kirshner, Canadian actress
1974
Robert Budreau, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter
1974
Emily Haines, Canadian singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1974
Attilio Nicodemo, Italian footballer
1973
Geoff Johns, American author, screenwriter, and producer
1972
Shinji Takehara, Japanese boxer
1971
Luca Badoer, Italian race car driver
1971
Philip Coppens, Belgian journalist and author (d. 2012)
1971
Ana Ortiz, American actress
1970
Stephen Chbosky, American author, screenwriter, and director
1970
Chris Mills, American basketball player
1970
Milt Stegall, American football player and sportscaster
1969
Sergei Ovchinnikov, Russian volleyball player and coach (d. 2012)
1968
Eric Orie, Dutch footballer and manager
1967
Nelson Asaytono, Filipino basketball player
1967
David Ginola, French footballer
1967
Randy McKay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1966
Chet Culver, American educator and politician, 41st Governor of Iowa
1966
Yiannos Ioannou, Cypriot footballer and manager
1966
Ju Ping, Chinese host
1965
Esa Tikkanen, Finnish ice hockey player and coach
1964
Billy Andrade, American golfer
1964
Stephen Pate, Australian cyclist
1963
Fernando Haddad, Brazilian academic and politician, 61st Mayor of São Paulo
1963
Molly Holzschlag, American computer scientist and author
1962
Chris Chelios, American ice hockey player and manager
1961
Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean ophthalmologist and politician, Singaporean Ministry of National Development
1958
Franco Pancheri, Italian footballer and manager
1957
Eskil Erlandsson, Swedish technologist and politician, Swedish Minister for Rural Affairs
1957
Andrew Harris, American politician
1957
Jenifer Lewis, American actress and singer
1956
Andy Cox, English guitarist
1956
Dinah Manoff, American actress
1954
Ricardo Bochini, Argentinian footballer and manager
1954
Kay Cottee, Australian sailor
1954
Renate Dorrestein, Dutch journalist and author
1952
Peter Tatchell, Australian-English journalist and activist
1952
Timothy White, American journalist, author, and critic (d. 2002)
1951
Steve Prefontaine, American runner (d. 1975)
1950
Gloria Naylor, American novelist (d. 2016)
1949
John Cooper Clarke, English poet and critic
1949
Paul Nurse, English geneticist and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate
1948
Ros Kelly, Australian educator and politician, 1st Australian Minister for Defence Science and Personnel
1948
Georgy Shishkin, Russian painter and illustrator
1947
Ángel Nieto, Spanish motorcycle racer
1947
Tostão, Brazilian footballer, journalist, and physician
1946
Doc Bundy, American race car driver and technician
1945
Leigh Taylor-Young, American actress
1945
Dave Walker, English singer and guitarist
1943
Tobe Hooper, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2017)
1942
Carl Eller, American football player and sportscaster
1942
Eusébio, Mozambican-Portuguese footballer (d. 2014)
1941
Buddy Baker, American race car driver and sportscaster (d. 2015)
1938
Shotaro Ishinomori, Japanese author and illustrator (d. 1998)
1938
Etta James, American singer (d. 2012)
1938
Leiji Matsumoto, Japanese author, illustrator, and animator
1938
Vladimir Vysotsky, Russian singer-songwriter, actor, and poet (d. 1980)
1937
Ange-Félix Patassé, Central African engineer and politician, President of the Central African Republic (d. 2011)
1936
Diana Hyland, American actress (d. 1977)
1936
Onat Kutlar, Turkish author and poet (d. 1995)
1935
Conrad Burns, American soldier, journalist, and politician (d. 2016)
1935
António Ramalho Eanes, Portuguese general and politician, 16th President of Portugal
1933
Corazon Aquino, Filipino politician, 11th President of the Philippines (d. 2009)
1931
Dean Jones, American actor and singer (d. 2015)
1930
Tanya Savicheva, Russian child diarist (d. 1944)
1929
Elizabeth Allen, American actress and singer (d. 2006)
1929
Robert Faurisson, English-French author and academic (d. 2018)
1929
Benny Golson, American saxophonist and composer
1928
Jérôme Choquette, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 2017)
1928
Eduard Shevardnadze, Georgian general and politician, 2nd President of Georgia (d. 2014)
1928
Cor van der Hart, Dutch footballer and manager (d. 2006)
1927
Antônio Carlos Jobim, Brazilian singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1994)
1925
Gordy Soltau, American football player and sportscaster (d. 2014)
1925
Giorgos Zampetas, Greek bouzouki player and songwriter (d. 1992)
1924
Lou Groza, American football player and coach (d. 2000)
1924
Husein Mehmedov, Bulgarian-Turkish wrestler and coach (d. 2014)
1924
Speedy West, American guitarist and producer (d. 2003)
1923
Arvid Carlsson, Swedish pharmacologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2018)
1923
Shirley Ardell Mason, American psychiatric patient (d. 1998)
1923
Sally Starr, American actress and television host (d. 2013)
1923
Jean Taittinger, French politician, French Minister of Justice (d. 2012)
1922
Raymond Baxter, English television host and pilot (d. 2006)
1921
Samuel T. Cohen, American physicist and academic (d. 2010)
1919
Edwin Newman, American journalist and author (d. 2010)
1917
Ilya Prigogine, Russian-Belgian chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2003)
1917
Jânio Quadros, Brazilian lawyer and politician, 22nd President of Brazil (d. 1992)
1916
Pop Ivy, American football player and coach (d. 2003)
1915
Ewan MacColl, English singer-songwriter, actor and producer (d. 1989)
1914
William Strickland, American conductor and organist (d. 1991)
1913
Huang Hua, Chinese translator and politician, 5th Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China (d. 2010)
1913
Witold Lutosławski, Polish composer and conductor (d. 1994)
1913
Luis Marden, American photographer and journalist (d. 2003)
1910
Edgar V. Saks, Estonian historian, author, and politician, Estonian Minister of Education (d. 1984)
1908
Hsieh Tung-min, Taiwanese politicians and Vice President of the Republic of China (d. 2001)
1906
Toni Ulmen, German race car driver and motorcycle racer (d. 1976)
1905
Maurice Roy, Canadian cardinal (d. 1985)
1905
Margery Sharp, English author and educator (d. 1991)
1901
Martín de Álzaga, Argentinian race car driver and pilot (d. 1982)
1901
Mildred Dunnock, American actress (d. 1991)
1900
István Fekete, Hungarian author (d. 1970)
1900
Yōjirō Ishizaka, Japanese author and educator (d. 1986)
1900
Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ukrainian geneticist and pioneer of evolutionary biology (d. 1975)
1899
Sleepy John Estes, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1977)
1899
Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian lawyer and politician, 46th Prime Minister of Belgium (d. 1972)
1895
Florence Mills, American singer, dancer, and actress (d. 1927)
1886
Wilhelm Furtwängler, German conductor and composer (d. 1954)
1885
Kitahara Hakushū, Japanese poet and author (d. 1942)
1882
Virginia Woolf, English novelist, essayist, short story writer, and critic (d. 1941)
1878
Ernst Alexanderson, Swedish-American engineer (d. 1975)
1874
W. Somerset Maugham, British playwright, novelist, and short story writer (d. 1965)
1868
Juventino Rosas, Mexican violinist and composer (d. 1894)
1864
Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and author (d. 1934)
1860
Charles Curtis, American lawyer and politician, 31st Vice President of the United States (d. 1936)
1858
Mikimoto Kōkichi, Japanese businessman (d. 1954)
1841
John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, English admiral (d. 1920)
1824
Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Indian poet and playwright (d. 1873)
1822
Charles Reed Bishop, American businessman, philanthropist, and politician, founded the Bishop Museum (d. 1915)
1822
William McDougall, Canadian lawyer and politician, Lieutenant Governor of the Northwest Territories (d. 1905)
1816
Anna Gardner, American abolitionist and teacher (d. 1901)
1813
J. Marion Sims, American gynecologist and physician (d. 1883)
1796
William MacGillivray, Scottish ornithologist and biologist (d. 1852)
1794
François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist, physician, physiologist, and lawyer (d. 1878)
1783
William Colgate, English-American businessman and philanthropist, founded Colgate-Palmolive (d. 1857)
1759
Robert Burns, Scottish poet and songwriter (d. 1796)
1755
Paolo Mascagni, Italian physician and anatomist (d. 1815)
1750
Johann Gottfried Vierling, German organist and composer (d. 1813)
1743
Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, German philosopher and author (d. 1819)
1739
Charles François Dumouriez, French general and politician, French Minister of Defence (d. 1823)
1736
Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian-French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1813)
1640
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and politician, Lord Steward of the Household (d. 1707)
1635
Daniel Casper von Lohenstein, German writer, diplomat and lawyer (d. 1683)
1634
Gaspar Fagel, Dutch politician and diplomat (d. 1688)
1627
Robert Boyle, Irish-English chemist and physicist (d. 1691)
1618
Nicolaes Visscher I, Dutch engraver and cartographer (d. 1679)
1615
Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (d. 1660)
1526
Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (d. 1586)
1509
Giovanni Morone, Italian cardinal (d. 1580)
1477
Anne of Brittany (probable; d. 1514)
1459
Paul Hofhaimer, Austrian organist and composer (d. 1537)
1408
Katharina of Hanau, German countess regent (d. 1460)
750
Leo IV the Khazar, Byzantine emperor (d. 780)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Neagu Djuvara, Romanian historian, essayist, philosopher, journalist, novelist and diplomat (b. 1916)
2017
Stephen P. Cohen, Canadian academic (b. 1945)
2017
Robert Garcia, American politician (b. 1933)
2017
John Hurt, English actor (b. 1940)
2017
Harry Mathews, American novelist and poet (b. 1930)
2017
Marcel Prud'homme, Canadian politician (b. 1934)
2017
Mary Tyler Moore, American actress, dancer, and producer (b. 1936)
2015
John Leggett, American author and academic (b. 1917)
2015
Richard McBrien, American priest, theologian, and academic (b. 1936)
2015
Bill Monbouquette, American baseball player and coach (b. 1936)
2015
Demis Roussos, Egyptian-Greek singer (b. 1946)
2014
Arthur Doyle, American singer-songwriter, saxophonist, and flute player (b. 1944)
2014
Heini Halberstam, Czech-English mathematician and academic (b. 1926)
2014
Dave Strack, American basketball player and coach (b. 1923)
2013
Martial Asselin, Canadian lawyer and politician, 25th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (b. 1924)
2013
Kevin Heffernan, Irish footballer and manager (b. 1929)
2013
Aase Nordmo Løvberg, Norwegian soprano and actress (b. 1923)
2012
Paavo Berglund, Finnish violinist and conductor (b. 1929)
2012
Jacques Maisonrouge, French businessman (b. 1924)
2012
Franco Pacini, Italian astrophysicist and academic (b. 1939)
2012
Robert Sheran, American lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1916)
2011
Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos Greek captain and businessman (b. 1935)
2011
Vincent Cronin, Welsh historian and author (b. 1924)
2010
Ali Hassan al-Majid, Iraqi general and politician, Iraqi Minister of Defence (b. 1941)
2009
Eleanor F. Helin, American astronomer (b. 1932)
2009
Ewald Kooiman, Dutch organist and educator (b. 1938)
2009
Kim Manners, American director and producer (b. 1951)
2005
Stanisław Albinowski, Polish economist and journalist (b. 1923)
2005
William Augustus Bootle, American lawyer and judge (b. 1902)
2005
Philip Johnson, American architect, designed the PPG Place and Crystal Cathedral (b. 1906)
2005
Manuel Lopes, Cape Verdean author and poet (b. 1907)
2005
Netti Witziers-Timmer, Dutch runner (b. 1923)
2004
Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch runner and hurdler (b. 1918)
2004
Miklós Fehér, Hungarian footballer (b. 1979)
2003
Sheldon Reynolds, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1923)
2003
Samuel Weems, American lawyer and author (b. 1936)
2002
Cliff Baxter, employee at Enron (b. 1958)
2001
Alice Ambrose, American philosopher and logician (b. 1906)
1999
Sarah Louise Delany, American author and educator (b. 1889)
1999
Robert Shaw, American conductor (b. 1916)
1997
Dan Barry, American author and illustrator (b. 1923)
1996
Jonathan Larson, American playwright and composer (b. 1960)
1994
Stephen Cole Kleene, American mathematician, computer scientist, and academic (b. 1909)
1992
Mir Khalil ur Rehman, Founder and editor of the Jang Group of Newspapers (b. 1927)
1991
Frank Soo, English footballer and manager (b. 1914)
1990
Ava Gardner, American actress (b. 1922)
1988
Colleen Moore, American actress (b. 1899)
1987
Frank J. Lynch, American lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1922)
1985
Ilias Iliou, Greek jurist and politician (b. 1904)
1982
Mikhail Suslov, Russian economist and politician (b. 1902)
1981
Adele Astaire, American actress, singer, and dancer (b. 1896)
1978
Skender Kulenović, Bosnian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1910)
1975
Charlotte Whitton, Canadian journalist and politician, 46th Mayor of Ottawa (b. 1896)
1972
Erhard Milch, German field marshal (b. 1892)
1971
Barry III, Guinean lawyer and politician (b. 1923)
1970
Jane Bathori, French soprano (b. 1877)
1970
Eiji Tsuburaya, Japanese director and producer (b. 1901)
1968
Louie Myfanwy Thomas, Welsh writer (b. 1908)
1966
Saul Adler, Belarusian-English microbiologist and parasitologist (b. 1895)
1960
Diana Barrymore, American actress (b. 1921)
1958
Cemil Topuzlu, Turkish surgeon and politician, Mayor of Istanbul (b. 1866)
1958
Robert R. Young, American businessman and financier (b. 1897)
1957
Ichizō Kobayashi, Japanese businessman, founded Hankyu Hanshin Holdings (b. 1873)
1957
Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist (b. 1871)
1949
Makino Nobuaki, Japanese politician, 15th Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs (b. 1861)
1947
Al Capone, American gangster and mob boss (b. 1899)
1939
Charles Davidson Dunbar, Scottish soldier and bagpipe player (b. 1870)
1925
Juan Vucetich, Croatian-Argentinian anthropologist and police officer (b. 1858)
1912
Dmitry Milyutin, Russian field marshal and politician (b. 1816)
1910
W. G. Read Mullan, American Jesuit and academic (1860)
1908
Ouida, English-Italian author (b. 1839)
1908
Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player and theoretician (b. 1850)
1907
René Pottier, French cyclist (b. 1879)
1900
Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, German Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein (b. 1835)
1884
Périclès Pantazis, Greek-Belgian painter (b. 1849)
1881
Konstantin Thon, Russian architect, designed the Grand Kremlin Palace and Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (b. 1794)
1872
Richard S. Ewell, American general (b. 1817)
1852
Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Russian admiral, cartographer, and explorer (b. 1778)
1751
Paul Dudley, American lawyer, jurist, and politician (b. 1675)
1733
Sir Gilbert Heathcote, 1st Baronet, English banker and politician, Lord Mayor of London (b. 1652)
1726
Guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (b. 1675)
1670
Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1612)
1640
Robert Burton, English physician and scholar (b. 1577)
1586
Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter (b. 1515)
1578
Mihrimah Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1522)
1559
Christian II of Denmark (b. 1481)
1494
Ferdinand I of Naples (b. 1423)
1492
Ygo Gales Galama, Frisian warlord and rebel (b. 1443)
1431
Charles II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1364)
1413
Maud de Ufford, Countess of Oxford (b. 1345)
1366
Henry Suso, German priest and mystic (b. 1300)
1139
Godfrey I, Count of Louvain and Duke of Lower Lorraine (as Godfrey VI)
1138
Antipope Anacletus II
1067
Emperor Yingzong of Song (b. 1032)
1003
Lothair I, Margrave of the Nordmark
951
Ma Xiguang, ruler of Chu (Ten Kingdoms)
863
Charles of Provence, Frankish king (b. 845)
844
Pope Gregory IV (b. 795)
750
Ibrahim ibn al-Walid, Umayyad caliph
477
Gaiseric, king of the Vandals (b. 389)
390
Gregory Nazianzus, theologian and Patriarch of Constantinople (b. 329)