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On This Day in History:  January 29

January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 336 days remain until the end of the year (337 in leap years).

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Maryland lottery player wins three $50K prizes on identical tickets. A Maryland man said his adherence to lottery superstitions earned him three top prizes in the same Bonus Match 5 drawing.
2019
Multi-state Cash4Life may become daily lottery game. Lottery players in nine states may soon have a chance to play the game Cash4Life on daily basis.
2018
Georgia group fights to prevent lottery winners from claiming anonymously. An open-government advocacy group has denounced a bipartisan proposal being considered by the Georgia Senate that would allow lottery winners to remain anonymous.
2018
Three Ohio Lottery Commission workers fired after theft accusations. Three Ohio Lottery Commission workers lost their jobs last week after a watchdog agency accused them of stealing nearly $3,000 in goods that belonged to the state from a Cleveland warehouse.
2018
NY man dies weeks after winning $1 million lottery jackpot. A New York man who hit the jackpot with a $1 million dollar scratch-off ticket three weeks ago died suddenly Friday, succumbing to stage four cancer, according to multiple reports.
2016
Michigan man wins second lottery jackpot. Clad in a basic t-shirt and jeans, you may never believe Pat Kukla is the luckiest man in Calhoun County, Michigan.
2016
Some lawmakers say Hawaii lottery has a chance this year. It comes up nearly every legislative session, but could this be the year that Hawaii lawmakers legalize gambling with a lottery?
2015
Retired Brooklyn bus driver hits $7M Cash4Life jackpot. Frederick McClendon claimed his $7 million prize Tuesday in the New York Lottery's Cash4Life draw game.
2014
Snowstorms hurt Massachusetts Lottery sales. Lottery ticket sales dipped in December by nearly $1 million below last year’s total -- a drop Lottery officials attribute to two snowstorms that kept buyers out of stores.
2014
Mass. Lottery wants to experiment with online gaming. Massachusetts Lottery officials asked lawmakers Tuesday to pass legislation that would let the agency experiment with online gambling.
2013
N.J. Assembly approves measures to slow Gov.'s plan to privatize lottery. The New Jersey Assembly Monday passed a measure that would force Gov. Chris Christie to seek the Legislature's approval for his plan to privatize parts of the state lottery, which Democratic lawmakers said is being pushed through "under the radar" without oversight.
2009
Lottery win bad news for gas station employees. Four employees at a gas station that sold a $25.5 million Illinois lottery ticket allege that they were fired because the Wadsworth Mobil owner did not want to share the one percent commission he received for the winning ticket.
2009
$14M lottery winner promises big tip. Standing in front of reporters yesterday at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation's prize office, Jorma Hogbacka said he wasn't surprised he won $14.8 million because it was in the stars.
2008
Calif. Lottery director's job doesn't depend on auditor's report. The California state Senate's decision on confirmation of Joan Borucki as director of the state lottery will be history by the time the state auditor completes its report on a questionable employee recognition celebration.
2007
Last-minute lottery ticket wins $254 million Powerball jackpot. A retired electrician and World War II veteran is the winner of the largest lottery jackpot ever sold in Missouri -- worth more than a quarter of a billion dollars.
2004
Partnership Claims $35 Million Florida Lotto Jackpot. The Florida Lottery announced today the $35 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the January 21 drawing was claimed in the name of the Cruz Family Partnership of Carol City, Florida.
2004
Powerball Jackpot Reaches $74 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $74 million, with a cash option of $40.9 million.
2004
Kansas Lottery Sales Above Projections. The Kansas Lottery has experienced sales increases for Fiscal Year 2004, owing largely to new games and improved marketing practices.
2004
Self-service machines coming for Texas Lottery games. Texas Lottery officials plan to install about 1,000 ATM-like machines at retail outlets across the state that will dispense tickets for such games as Lotto Texas, Mega Millions and Cash Five.
2004
Friends Say Audit Troubled Minnesota Lottery Chief. The suicide of Minnesota Lottery Director George Anderson has focused new attention on criticism that the Minnesota Lottery has had higher overhead costs than comparable state lotteries.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$394 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 29, 2020
2.$285.8 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 31, 2015
3.€183 Million
US$220.88 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Feb 3, 2006
4.$206 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 1, 2017
5.$174 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 30, 2019
6.$171 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 29, 2014
7.$170 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 1, 2012
8.$156 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Feb 1, 2006
9.$155 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 31, 2020
10.$151 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 30, 2013
11.$144 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 29, 2010
12.€131 Million
US$142.27 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 29, 2016
13.$127 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 31, 2018
14.€98 Million
US$121.54 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 30, 2018
15.€92.02 Million
US$114.12 Million
Draw Date
Jan 30, 2018
16.€90 Million
US$112.22 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Feb 2, 2018
17.€97.49 Million
US$111.46 Million
Draw Date
Jan 29, 2019
18.$109 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 29, 2019
19.$103 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jan 30, 2001
20.€84 Million
US$96.04 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 29, 2019
21.$96 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 30, 2016
22.€71 Million
US$95.92 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jan 31, 2014
23.€84 Million
US$92.61 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jan 31, 2020
24.$91 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Feb 1, 2011
25.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jan 30, 2010

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1988
Friday, Jan 29, 1988
32 years old
1988
Friday, Jan 29, 1988
32 years old
1985
Tuesday, Jan 29, 1985
35 years old
1981
Thursday, Jan 29, 1981
39 years old
1979
Monday, Jan 29, 1979
41 years old
1971
Friday, Jan 29, 1971
49 years old
1971
Friday, Jan 29, 1971
49 years old
1971
Friday, Jan 29, 1971
49 years old
1970
Thursday, Jan 29, 1970
50 years old
1964
Wednesday, Jan 29, 1964
56 years old
1915
Friday, Jan 29, 1915
105 years old
(year not provided)
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2017
Quebec City mosque shooting: Alexandre Bissonnette opens fire at mosque in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, killing six and wounding 19 others in a spree shooting.
2013
SCAT Airlines Flight 760 crashes near the Kazakh city of Almaty, killing 21 people.
2013
2013 Alabama bunker hostage crisis, after shooting and killing of school bus driver, 66 years old Charles Albert Poland, Jr, by 65 year old Vietnam War era veteran, Jimmy Lee Dykes.
2009
The Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt rules that people who do not adhere to one of the three government-recognised religions, while not allowed to list any belief outside of those three, are still eligible to receive government identity documents.
2009
Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich is removed from office following his conviction of several corruption charges, including the alleged solicitation of personal benefit in exchange for an appointment to the United States Senate as a replacement for then-U.S. president-elect Barack Obama.
2005
The first direct commercial flights from mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines flight lands in Beijing.
2002
In his State of the Union address, President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.
2001
Thousands of student protesters in Indonesia storm parliament and demand that President Abdurrahman Wahid resign due to alleged involvement in corruption scandals.
1996
President Jacques Chirac announces a "definitive end" to French nuclear weapons testing.
1991
Gulf War: The Battle of Khafji, the first major ground engagement of the war, as well as its deadliest, begins.
1989
Cold War: Hungary establishes diplomatic relations with South Korea, making it the first Eastern Bloc nation to do so.
1980
The Rubik's Cube makes its international debut at the Ideal Toy Corp. in Earl's Court, London.
1967
The "ultimate high" of the hippie era, the Mantra-Rock Dance, takes place in San Francisco and features Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg.
1963
The first inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are announced.
1959
The first Melodifestivalen is held in Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden.
1948
The Pakistan Socialist Party is founded in Karachi.
1944
World War II: Approximately 38 people are killed and about a dozen injured when the Polish village of Koniuchy (present-day Kaniūkai, Lithuania) is attacked by Soviet partisan units.
1944
In Bologna, Italy, the Anatomical theatre of the Archiginnasio is completely destroyed in an air-raid, during the Second World War.
1943
World War II: The first day of the Battle of Rennell Island, USS Chicago (CA-29) is torpedoed and heavily damaged by Japanese bombers.
1941
Alexandros Koryzis becomes Prime Minister of Greece upon the sudden death of his predecessor, dictator Ioannis Metaxas.
1940
Three trains on the Nishinari Line; present Sakurajima Line, in Osaka, Japan, collide and explode while approaching Ajikawaguchi Station. One hundred and eighty-one people are killed.
1936
The first inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced.
1918
Ukrainian-Soviet War: The Bolshevik Red Army, on its way to besiege Kiev, is met by a small group of military students at the Battle of Kruty.
1918
Ukrainian-Soviet War: An armed uprising organized by the Bolsheviks in anticipation of the encroaching Red Army begins at the Kiev Arsenal, which will be put down six days later.
1916
World War I: Paris is first bombed by German zeppelins.
1907
Charles Curtis of Kansas becomes the first Native American U.S. Senator.
1891
Liliuokalani is proclaimed the last monarch and only queen regnant of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
1886
Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile.
1863
The Bear River Massacre: A detachment of California Volunteers led by Colonel Patrick Edward Connor engage the Shoshone at Bear River, Washington Territory, killing hundreds of men, women and children.
1861
Kansas is admitted as the 34th U.S. state.
1856
Queen Victoria issues a Warrant under the Royal sign-manual that establishes the Victoria Cross to recognise acts of valour by British military personnel during the Crimean War.
1850
Henry Clay introduces the Compromise of 1850 to the U.S. Congress.
1845
"The Raven" is published in The Evening Mirror in New York, the first publication with the name of the author, Edgar Allan Poe.
1834
US President Andrew Jackson orders first use of federal soldiers to suppress a labor dispute.
1819
Stamford Raffles lands on the island of Singapore.
1814
War of the Sixth Coalition: France defeats Russia and Prussia in the Battle of Brienne.
1258
First Mongol invasion of Đại Việt: Đại Việt defeats the Mongols at the battle of Đông Bộ Đầu, forcing the Mongols to withdraw from the country.
946
Caliph Al-Mustakfi is blinded and deposed by Emir Mu'izz al-Dawla, ruler of the Buyid Empire. He is succeeded by Al-Muti as caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate.
904
Sergius III is consecrated pope, after coming out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher.
757
An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang dynasty and emperor of Yan, is murdered by his own son, An Qingxu.

Births On This Day

1993
Nakjoon, South Korean-American singer
1993
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Japanese singer
1989
Kevin Shattenkirk, American ice hockey player
1988
Tatyana Chernova, Russian heptathlete
1988
Shay Logan, English footballer
1988
Aydın Yılmaz, Turkish footballer
1987
José Abreu, Cuban baseball player
1986
Jair Jurrjens, Dutch baseball player
1985
Marc Gasol, Spanish basketball player
1984
Natalie du Toit, South African swimmer
1984
Nuno Morais, Portuguese footballer
1984
Safee Sali, Malaysian footballer
1983
Biagio Pagano, Italian footballer
1981
Rachna Khatau, Indian-American actress and singer
1980
Ivan Klasnic, German-Croatian footballer
1975
Sara Gilbert, American actress, producer, and talk show host
1970
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Indian colonel and politician
1970
Heather Graham, American actress
1970
Jörg Hoffmann, German swimmer
1970
Paul Ryan, American economist and politician, 62nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
1970
Mohammed Yusuf, Nigerian Islamist leader, founded Boko Haram (d. 2009)
1968
Edward Burns, American actor, director, and producer
1968
Susi Erdmann, German luger and bobsledder
1967
Stacey King, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
1966
Romário, Brazilian footballer, manager, and politician
1965
Dominik Hašek, Czech ice hockey player
1965
Peter Lundgren, Swedish tennis player and coach
1964
John Anthony Gallagher, English-New Zealand rugby player
1962
Nicholas Turturro, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1961
Petra Thümer, German swimmer and photographer
1960
Gia Carangi, American supermodel (d. 1986)
1960
Greg Louganis, American diver and author
1959
Mike Foligno, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1957
Philippe Dintrans, French rugby player
1957
Ron Franscell, American author and journalist
1957
Grażyna Miller, Italian journalist and poet
1956
Jan Jakub Kolski, Polish director, screenwriter, and cinematographer
1954
Christian Bjelland IV, Norwegian businessman and art collector
1954
Terry Kinney, American actor and director
1954
Oprah Winfrey, American talk show host, actress, and producer, founded Harpo Productions
1953
Peter Baumann, German keyboard player and songwriter
1953
Charlie Wilson, American singer-songwriter and producer
1953
Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer (d. 1995)
1951
Fereydoon Forooghi, Iranian singer-songwriter (d. 2001)
1951
Andy Roberts, Caribbean cricketer
1950
Ann Jillian, American actress and singer
1950
Jody Scheckter, South African race car driver and sportscaster
1949
Evgeny Lovchev, Russian footballer and manager
1949
Tommy Ramone, Hungarian-American drummer and producer (d. 2014)
1948
Raymond Keene, English chess player and author
1947
Linda B. Buck, American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1947
David Byron, English singer-songwriter (d. 1985)
1947
Marián Varga, Slovak organist and composer
1946
Bettye LaVette, American singer-songwriter
1945
Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Malian academic and politician, Prime Minister of Mali
1945
Jim Nicholson, Northern Irish politician
1945
Tom Selleck, American actor and businessman
1944
Andrew Loog Oldham, English record producer and manager
1944
Patrick Lipton Robinson, Jamaican lawyer and judge
1944
Pauline van der Wildt, Dutch swimmer
1943
Tony Blackburn, English radio and television host
1943
Pat Quinn, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2014)
1941
Robin Morgan, American actress, journalist, and author
1940
Katharine Ross, American actress and author
1940
Kunimitsu Takahashi, Japanese motorcycle racer and race car driver
1939
Germaine Greer, Australian journalist and author
1937
Hassan Habibi, Iranian lawyer and politician, 1st Vice President of Iran (d. 2013)
1937
Bobby Scott, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 1990)
1936
Veturi Sundararama Murthy, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 2010)
1934
Branko Miljković, Serbian poet and academic (d. 1961)
1933
Sacha Distel, French singer and guitarist (d. 2004)
1932
Raman Subba Row, English cricketer and referee
1932
Tommy Taylor, English footballer (d. 1958)
1931
Leslie Bricusse, English playwright and composer
1931
Ferenc Mádl, Hungarian academic and politician, 2nd President of Hungary (d. 2011)
1929
Elio Petri, Italian director and screenwriter (d. 1982)
1929
Joseph Kruskal, American mathematician and computer scientist (d. 2010)
1927
Edward Abbey, American environmentalist and author (d. 1989)
1926
Abdus Salam, Pakistani-British physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)
1926
Amelita Ramos, 11th First Lady of the Philippines
1923
Jack Burke Jr., American golfer
1923
Paddy Chayefsky, American author and screenwriter (d. 1981)
1921
Geraldine Pittman Woods, American science administrator and embryologist (d. 1999)
1918
John Forsythe, American actor (d. 2010)
1917
John Raitt, American actor and singer (d. 2005)
1915
Bill Peet, American author and illustrator (d. 2002)
1915
John Serry Sr., Italian-American concert accordionist and composer (d.2003)
1913
Victor Mature, American actor (d. 1999)
1906
Joe Primeau, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1989)
1905
Barnett Newman, American painter and etcher (d. 1970)
1903
Yeshayahu Leibowitz, Russian-Israeli biochemist and philosopher (d. 1994)
1901
Allen B. DuMont, American engineer and broadcaster, founded the DuMont Television Network (d. 1965)
1901
E. P. Taylor, Canadian businessman and horse breeder (d. 1989)
1895
Muna Lee, American poet and author (d. 1965)
1892
Ernst Lubitsch, German American film director, producer, writer, and actor (d. 1947)
1891
Elizaveta Gerdt, Russian ballerina and educator (d. 1975)
1891
R. Norris Williams, Swiss-American tennis player and banker (d. 1968)
1888
Sydney Chapman, English mathematician and geophysicist (d. 1970)
1888
Wellington Koo, Chinese statesman (d. 1985)
1884
Juhan Aavik, Estonian-Swedish composer and conductor (d. 1982)
1881
Alice Catherine Evans, American microbiologist (d. 1975)
1880
W. C. Fields, American actor, comedian, and screenwriter (d. 1946)
1877
Georges Catroux, French general and diplomat (d. 1969)
1876
Havergal Brian, English composer (d. 1972)
1874
John D. Rockefeller, Jr., American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1960)
1870
Süleyman Nazif, Turkish poet and civil servant (d. 1927)
1867
Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Spanish journalist and author (d. 1928)
1866
Julio Peris Brell, Spanish painter (d. 1944)
1866
Romain Rolland, French historian, author, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1944)
1862
Frederick Delius, English composer (d. 1934)
1861
Florida Ruffin Ridley, African-American civil rights activist, teacher, editor, and writer (d. 1943)
1860
Anton Chekhov, Russian playwright and short story writer (d. 1904)
1858
Henry Ward Ranger, American painter and academic (d. 1916)
1852
Frederic Hymen Cowen, Jamaican-English pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1935)
1846
Karol Olszewski, Polish chemist, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1915)
1843
William McKinley, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 25th President of the United States (d. 1901)
1810
Ernst Kummer, Polish-German mathematician and academic (d. 1893)
1810
Mary Whitwell Hale, American teacher, school founder, and hymnwriter (d. 1862)
1801
Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1857)
1782
Daniel Auber, French composer (d. 1871)
1761
Albert Gallatin, Swiss-American ethnologist, linguist, and politician, 4th United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1849)
1756
Henry Lee III, American general and politician, 9th Governor of Virginia (d. 1818)
1754
Moses Cleaveland, American general, lawyer, and politician, founded Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1806)
1749
Christian VII of Denmark (d. 1808)
1737
Thomas Paine, prominent for publishing Common Sense (1776), which established him as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States (d. 1809)
1718
Paul Rabaut, French pastor (d. 1794)
1717
Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, English field marshal and politician, 19th Governor General of Canada (d. 1797)
1715
Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian organist and composer (d. 1777)
1711
Giuseppe Bonno, Austrian composer (d. 1788)
1688
Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish astronomer, philosopher, and theologian (d. 1772)
1650
Juan de Galavís, Spanish Roman Catholic archbishop of Santo Domingo and Bogotá (d. 1739)
1632
Johann Georg Graevius, German scholar and critic (d. 1703)
1602
Countess Amalie Elisabeth of Hanau-Münzenberg (d. 1651)
1591
Franciscus Junius, pioneer of Germanic philology (d. 1677)
1584
Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (d. 1647)
1525
Lelio Sozzini, Italian humanist and reformer (d. 1562)
1499
Katharina von Bora, wife of Martin Luther; formerly a Roman Catholic nun (d. 1552)
1475
Giuliano Bugiardini, Italian painter (d. 1555)
1455
Johann Reuchlin, German-born humanist and scholar (d. 1522)
919
Shi Zong, emperor of the Liao Dynasty (d. 951)

Deaths On This Day

2019
George Fernandes, Indian politician (b. 1930)
2019
James Ingram, American musician (b. 1952)
2016
Jean-Marie Doré, Guinean lawyer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Guinea (b. 1938)
2016
Jacques Rivette, French director, screenwriter, and critic (b. 1928)
2015
Colleen McCullough, Australian neuroscientist, author, and academic (b. 1937)
2015
Rod McKuen, American singer-songwriter and poet (b. 1933)
2015
Alexander Vraciu, American commander and pilot (b. 1918)
2014
François Cavanna, French journalist and author (b. 1923)
2012
Ranjit Singh Dyal, Indian general and politician, 10th Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry (b. 1928)
2012
Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Italian lawyer and politician, 9th President of Italy (b. 1918)
2012
Camilla Williams, American soprano and educator (b. 1919)
2011
Milton Babbitt, American composer, educator, and theorist (b. 1916)
2009
Hélio Gracie, Brazilian martial artist (b. 1913)
2008
Bengt Lindström, Swedish painter and sculptor (b. 1925)
2008
Margaret Truman, American singer and author (b. 1924)
2006
Nam June Paik, South Korean-American artist, (b. 1932)
2005
Ephraim Kishon, Israeli author, screenwriter, and director (b. 1924)
2004
Janet Frame, New Zealand author and poet (b. 1924)
2003
Frank Moss, American lawyer and politician (b. 1911)
2002
Harold Russell, Canadian-American soldier and actor (b. 1914)
1999
Lili St. Cyr, American model and dancer (b. 1918)
1994
Ulrike Maier, Austrian skier (b. 1967)
1993
Adetokunbo Ademola, Nigerian lawyer and jurist, 2nd Chief Justice of Nigeria (b. 1906)
1992
Willie Dixon, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1915)
1991
Yasushi Inoue, Japanese author and poet (b. 1907)
1980
Jimmy Durante, American entertainer (b. 1893)
1978
Frank Nicklin, Australian politician, 28th Premier of Queensland (b. 1895)
1977
Freddie Prinze, American comedian and actor (b. 1954)
1970
B. H. Liddell Hart, French-English soldier, historian, and journalist (b. 1895)
1969
Allen Welsh Dulles, American banker, lawyer, and diplomat, 5th Director of Central Intelligence (b. 1893)
1964
Alan Ladd, American actor (b. 1913)
1963
Robert Frost, American poet and playwright (b. 1874)
1962
Fritz Kreisler, Austrian-American violinist and composer (b. 1875)
1959
Winifred Brunton, South African painter and illustrator (b. 1880)
1956
H. L. Mencken, American journalist and critic (b. 1880)
1951
Frank Tarrant, Australian cricketer and umpire (b. 1880)
1950
Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti ruler (b. 1885)
1948
Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta (b. 1900)
1946
Harry Hopkins, American businessman and politician, 8th United States Secretary of Commerce (b. 1890)
1944
William Allen White, American journalist and author (b. 1868)
1941
Ioannis Metaxas, Greek general and politician, 130th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1871)
1934
Fritz Haber, Polish-German chemist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1868)
1933
Sara Teasdale, American poet (b. 1884)
1931
Henri Mathias Berthelot, French general during World War I (b. 1861)
1928
Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Scottish field marshal (b. 1861)
1906
Christian IX of Denmark (b. 1818)
1899
Alfred Sisley, French-English painter (b. 1839)
1888
Edward Lear, English poet and illustrator (b. 1812)
1871
Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé, Canadian author (b. 1786)
1870
Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1797)
1829
Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras, French captain and politician (b. 1755)
1829
István Pauli, Hungarian-Slovenian priest and poet (b. 1760)
1820
George III of the United Kingdom (b. 1738)
1763
Louis Racine, French poet (b. 1692)
1743
André-Hercule de Fleury, French cardinal (b. 1653)
1737
George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, Scottish-English field marshal and politician, Colonial Governor of Virginia (b. 1666)
1706
Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet and courtier (b. 1638)
1678
Jerónimo Lobo, Portuguese missionary and author (b. 1593)
1647
Francis Meres, English priest and author (b. 1565)
1608
Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557)
1597
Elias Ammerbach, German organist and composer (b. 1530)
1465
Louis, Duke of Savoy (b. 1413)
1327
Adolf, Count Palatine of the Rhine (b. 1300)
1119
Pope Gelasius II (b. 1060)
870
Salih ibn Wasif, Muslim general
757
An Lushan, Chinese general (b. 703)
702
Princess Ōku of Japan (b. 661)
661
Ali, cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad (b. 601)