On This Day in History: July 13
July 13 is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 171 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- Homeless veteran who lost everything in pandemic wins D.C. vaccine lottery prize. An Air Force veteran who lost his job, home, and car to the pandemic was desperate for support when he arrived at a Washington D.C. homeless shelter, but things changed for the better when he won a prize in the D.C. vaccine lottery.
- Pandemic continues to batter state lotteries and programs. Unsurprisingly, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to batter state programs and lotteries as lottery revenue streams take a hit. While some state lotteries saw unprecedented sales increases within the past few months, diminished sales in other states leave others in a realm of uncertainty, looking for ways to make up for the deficits.
- Minnesota man claims $21.6 million Lotto America jackpot. A Minnesota man has found himself a multimillionaire after winning $21.6 million in Lotto America's Wednesday draw.
- Oregon man arrested for threatening lottery. A Lebanon, Oregon, man was arrested after he sent a shooting threat in an e-mail to the Oregon Lottery.
- Massachusetts man buys 9 lottery tickets worth $900,000. A Massachusetts man who has been playing the same numbers for 26 years won big when those numbers were drawn on the evening that he had purchase nine identical lottery tickets.
- $2.9M jackpot winner received lottery ticket as a gift. Season ticket holder Christopher Voelker of Raynham, Massachusetts, is the winner of a $2.97 million jackpot prize in the state lottery's Megabucks Doubler drawing that took place Saturday, May 26.
- Texas plan would tap lottery revenue for teacher bonuses. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants to spend $700 million annually in Texas lottery revenue on bonuses for veteran teachers.
- Connecticut men charged with rigging machines in lottery scheme. State authorities continue to investigate the rigging of a Connecticut Lottery game they say increased the number of winning tickets and the payout to retailers.
- Three lottery tickets worth $50,000 each go unclaimed in Virginia. No one came forward to claim three separate Virginia lottery tickets that were each worth $50,000, so the money now goes to a state fund for educational uses.
- Australian lottery winner accused of hiding win reaches deal with pool members. A group of people who sued a Melbourne, Australia, co-worker after he allegedly failed to distribute the winnings of a AU$16.6 million (US$12.3 million) lottery pool ticket have reportedly struck a deal with him.
- Former Arkansas Lottery official admits stealing tickets. A former Arkansas Lottery security official pleaded guilty Friday to a long-running scheme in which he's accused of stealing and cashing nearly a half-million dollars' worth of scratch-off tickets.
- Court: Police can collect $1M lottery prize. The police in Medford, Oregon, can collect much of a $1 million prize from the Oregon Lottery that came from a scratch ticket bought with a dead woman's credit card, Oregon's appeals court has ruled.
- One ticket sold in Britain wins biggest European jackpot ever. Worth £161 million (US$258.4 million) but still unclaimed, a Briton holds the lottery ticket that will place them amongst the richest people in the country.
- Two get probation in scheme to avoid taxes on lottery win. A pair of men who conspired to hide from the tax man that one of them won $500,000 in the lottery were each sentenced to two years of probation Tuesday.
- First Arkansas Lottery raffle on sale Wednesday. The Arkansas Lottery is rolling out its latest game Wednesday, Million Dollar Raffle, which will award two grand prizes of $1 million each.
- Kentucky Lottery raffle drawing date set. The Kentucky Lottery raffle game named after the date it was to be drawn on is now set to take place about a month later.
- Powerball lottery jackpot increased to $86 million. Because the Powerball jackpot was not hit Wednesday evening, the new jackpot for the Saturday, July 15th drawing will be $86 million with a cash option of $38.8 million.
- Texas Lottery audits find more problems. Months after Texas Lottery officials were chastised for inflating Texas Lotto jackpot estimates in a scandal that cost the executive director his job, the agency did it again at least three more times, according to one of two highly critical state auditor reports on the lottery released Tuesday.
- Lottery, casino shutdown cost N.J. millions. Shutting down government cost New Jersey millions in lost casino tax and lottery revenue and took a toll on privately owned businesses. Rubbing salt in the wounds of residents, the sales tax was raised from 6 percent to 7 percent.
- N.J. Woman Wins $1M With Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket. A Cape May County woman is a $1 million winner, but she said she plans to keep working.
- Woman, dad win lottery's three top prizes on same numbers. A Weirton, West Virginia, woman and her father won a total of $75,000 by claiming the three top prizes in the Cash 25 lottery game on July 4 -- but neither of them knew the other one was playing.
- Tech students to get nearly $1,000 from S.C. Lottery scholarships. Lottery-funded tuition assistance for students heading to technical college in South Carolina in fall has gone up to $996 and $83 per credit hour for part-time students.
- Nine workers whose factory is closing win lottery. Nine auto parts workers whose factory is slated to close at the end of the year have something to celebrate: a $9 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot.
- Texas Lottery defends jackpot advertising policies. The Texas Lottery Commission defended its Lotto Texas jackpot advertising policies yesterday, after an audit said the current practice could reduce the amount of money transferred to the state to support education.
- Lottery Ticket Sold in Virginia Beach Worth $175,000 Expires Thursday. A winning Mega Million Lottery Ticket worth $175,000 is set to expire at 5:00pm Thursday unless the lucky owner comes forward to claim his or her prize.
- Federal Workers Share $10M Powerball Lottery Jackpot. A group of federal disaster workers, used to helping others facing misfortune, are instead basking in their own good fortune as they get ready to claim a $10 million Powerball jackpot, officials said Wednesday.
- Minnesota couple claims Powerball lottery jackpot. Jim and Jackie Lagoon from Stillwater, Minnesota redeemed the winning ticket for the July 7 Powerball drawing worth $21.1 million.
- Penn. Lottery has record sales. The Pennsylvania Lottery, the only state lottery to designate all its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents, had record sales of $2.35 billion in fiscal 2003-04, topping the old record of $2.13 billion, set in 2002-03, by $219 million or 10.3 percent.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$340 Million
Jul 13, 2018
- 2.$311 Million
Jul 13, 2016
- 3.$217 Million
Jul 14, 2017
- 4.€187.4 Million
Jul 13, 2019
- 5.$194 Million
Jul 13, 2019
- 6.$172 Million
Jul 15, 2017
- 7.$165 Million
Jul 16, 2002
- 8.$137.2 Million
Jul 14, 2021
- 9.$137 Million
Jul 16, 2019
- 10.$123 Million
Jul 14, 2015
- 11.$122 Million
Jul 15, 2005
- 12.€107.94 Million
Jul 14, 2016
- 13.€97 Million
Jul 16, 2019
- 14.$104 Million
Jul 13, 2021
- 15.$100 Million
Jul 14, 2018
- 16.€81 Million
Jul 15, 2005
- 17.$94 Million
Jul 13, 2013
- 18.€75 Million
Jul 13, 2012
- 19.€67 Million
Jul 15, 2014
- 20.$91 Million
Jul 14, 2020
- 21.$90 Million
Jul 14, 2012
- 22.$88 Million
Jul 15, 2008
- 23.$87 Million
Jul 15, 2020
- 24.$86 Million
Jul 15, 2006
- 25.€57 Million
Jul 17, 2009
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Thursday, Jul 13, 1989
32 years old
Friday, Jul 13, 1984
37 years old
Friday, Jul 13, 1984
37 years old
Sunday, Jul 13, 1975
46 years old
Saturday, Jul 13, 1968
53 years old
Tuesday, Jul 13, 1965
56 years old
Monday, Jul 13, 1964
57 years old
Sunday, Jul 13, 1958
63 years old
Sunday, Jul 13, 1958
63 years old
Thursday, Jul 13, 1944
77 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- After a five-day search, the body of American actress and singer Naya Rivera is recovered from Lake Piru, where she drowned in California.
- Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron resigns, and is succeeded by Theresa May.
- Typhoon Soulik kills at least nine people and affects more than 160 million in East China and Taiwan.
- Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130.
- United Nations Security Council Resolution 1999 is adopted, which admits South Sudan to member status of United Nations.
- Battle of Wanat begins when Taliban and al-Qaeda guerrillas attack US Army and Afghan National Army troops in Afghanistan. The U.S. deaths were, at that time, the most in a single battle since the beginning of operations in 2001.
- French DGSE personnel abort an operation to rescue Íngrid Betancourt from FARC rebels in Colombia, causing a political scandal when details are leaked to the press.
- The Live Aid benefit concert takes place in London and Philadelphia, as well as other venues such as Moscow and Sydney.
- Vice President George H. W. Bush becomes the Acting President for the day when President Ronald Reagan undergoes surgery to remove polyps from his colon.
- Somalia declares war on Ethiopia, starting the Ogaden War.
- New York City: Amidst a period of financial and social turmoil experiences an electrical blackout lasting nearly 24 hours that leads to widespread fires and looting.
- Watergate scandal: Alexander Butterfield reveals the existence of a secret Oval Office taping system to investigators for the Senate Watergate Committee.
- In an unprecedented action, British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan dismisses seven members of his Cabinet, marking the effective end of the National Liberals as a distinct force within British politics.
- The Dartmouth workshop is the first conference on artificial intelligence.
- World War II: Montenegrins begin a popular uprising against the Axis powers (Trinaestojulski ustanak).
- The British airship R34 lands in Norfolk, England, completing the first airship return journey across the Atlantic in 182 hours of flight.
- Treaty of Berlin: The European powers redraw the map of the Balkans. Serbia, Montenegro and Romania become completely independent of the Ottoman Empire.
- New York City draft riots: In New York City, opponents of conscription begin three days of rioting which will be later regarded as the worst in United States history.
- In the Battle of Guaymas, Mexico, General José María Yáñez stops the French invasion led by Count Gaston de Raousset-Boulbon.
- Regulamentul Organic, a quasi-constitutional organic law is adopted in Wallachia, one of the two Danubian Principalities that were to become the basis of Romania.
- The General Assembly's Institution, now the Scottish Church College, one of the pioneering institutions that ushered the Bengali Renaissance, is founded by Alexander Duff and Raja Ram Mohan Roy, in Calcutta, India.
- The Carabinieri, the national gendarmerie of Italy, is established.
- The Battle of Trippstadt between French forces and those of Prussia and Austria begins.
- Journalist and French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat is assassinated in his bathtub by Charlotte Corday, a member of the opposing political faction.
- The Continental Congress enacts the Northwest Ordinance establishing governing rules for the Northwest Territory. It also establishes procedures for the admission of new states and limits the expansion of slavery.
- English Civil War: Battle of Roundway Down: In England, Henry Wilmot, 1st Earl of Rochester, commanding the Royalist forces, heavily defeats the Parliamentarian forces led by Sir William Waller.
- Eighty Years' War: The Siege of Haarlem ends after seven months.
- Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul de Thermes at Gravelines.
- The Livonian Order suffers its greatest defeat in the 13th century in the Battle of Durbe against the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
- Coronation of Alexander III as King of Scots.
- William I of Scotland, a key rebel in the Revolt of 1173-74, is captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Henry II of England.
- 587 BC
- Babylon's siege of Jerusalem ends following the destruction of Solomon's Temple.
Births On This Day
- Deborah Medrado, Brazilian rhythmic gymnast
- Cody Bellinger, American baseball player
- Dante Exum, Australian basketball player
- Daniel Bentley, English footballer
- Elise Matthysen, Belgian swimmer
- Kieran Foran, New Zealand rugby league player
- Eduardo Salvio, Argentinian footballer
- Leon Bridges, American soul singer, songwriter and record producer
- Charis Giannopoulos, Greek basketball player
- Marcos Paulo Gelmini Gomes, Brazilian-Italian footballer
- Colton Haynes, American actor, model and singer
- Steven R. McQueen, American actor and model
- Raúl Spank, German high jumper
- Tulisa, English singer-songwriter and actress
- Trell Kimmons, American sprinter
- Guillermo Ochoa, Mexican footballer
- Charlotte Dujardin, English equestrian
- Ida Maria, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Kristof Beyens, Belgian sprinter
- Marco Pomante, Italian footballer
- Liu Xiang, Chinese hurdler
- Shin-Soo Choo, South Korean baseball player
- Simon Clist, English footballer
- Dominic Isaacs, South African footballer
- Nick Kenny, Australian rugby league player
- Yadier Molina, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
- Ágnes Kovács, Hungarian swimmer
- Mirco Lorenzetto, Italian cyclist
- Craig Bellamy, Welsh footballer
- Daniel Díaz, Argentinian footballer
- Libuše Průšová, Czech tennis player
- Lucinda Ruh, Swiss figure skater and coach
- Ryan Ludwick, American baseball player
- Prodromos Nikolaidis, Greek basketball player
- Chris Horn, American football player
- Sheldon Souray, Canadian ice hockey player
- Diego Spotorno, Ecuadorian actor
- Mariada Pieridi, Cypriot singer-songwriter
- Deborah Cox, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress
- Jarno Trulli, Italian race car driver
- Sean Waltman, American professional wrestler
- Mark Neeld, Australian footballer and coach
- Andrei Tivontchik, German pole vaulter and trainer
- Brad Godden, Australian rugby league player
- Ken Jeong, American actor, comedian, and physician
- Oleg Serebrian, Moldovan political scientist and politician
- Richard Marles, Australian lawyer and politician, 50th Australian Minister for Trade and Investment
- Mark McGowan, Australian politician, 30th Premier of Western Australia
- Gerald Levert, American R&B singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (d. 2006)
- Natalia Luis-Bassa, Venezuelan-English conductor and educator
- Eileen Ivers, American fiddler
- Colin van der Voort, Australian rugby league player
- Charlie Hides, American drag queen and comedian
- Paul Thorn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Neal Foulds, English snooker player and sportscaster
- Kenny Johnson, American actor, producer, and model
- Tom Kenny, American voice actor and screenwriter
- Rhonda Vincent, American singer-songwriter and mandolin player
- Tahira Asif, Pakistani politician (d. 2014)
- Anders Jarryd, Swedish tennis player
- Khalid Mahmood, Pakistani-English engineer and politician
- Stelios Manolas, Greek footballer and manager
- Tim Watson, Australian footballer, coach, and journalist
- Robert Abraham, American football player
- Ian Hislop, Welsh-English journalist and screenwriter
- Curtis Rouse, American football player (d. 2013)
- Richard Leman, English field hockey player
- Fuziah Salleh, Malaysian politician
- Thierry Boutsen, Belgian race car driver and businessman
- Cameron Crowe, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- Mark Mendoza, American bass player and songwriter
- Michael Spinks, American boxer
- Ray Bright, Australian cricketer
- Louise Mandrell, American singer-songwriter and actress
- David Thompson, American basketball player
- Rob Bishop, American educator and politician
- Didi Conn, American actress and singer
- George Nelson, American astronomer and astronaut
- Ma Ying-jeou, Hong Kong-Taiwanese commander and politician, 12th President of the Republic of China
- Jurelang Zedkaia, Marshallese politician, 5th President of the Marshall Islands (d. 2015)
- Bryan Murray, Irish actor
- Catherine Breillat, French director and screenwriter
- Bob Kauffman, American basketball player and coach (d. 2015)
- Cheech Marin, American actor and comedian
- Ashley Mallett, Australian cricketer and author
- Eric Freeman, Australian cricketer
- Cyril Knowles, English footballer and manager (d. 1991)
- Ernő Rubik, Hungarian game designer, architect, and educator, invented the Rubik's Cube
- Chris Serle, English journalist and actor
- Harrison Ford, American actor and producer
- Roger McGuinn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Grahame Corling, Australian cricketer
- Robert Forster, American actor and producer (d. 2019)
- Ehud Manor, Israeli songwriter and translator (d. 2005)
- Jacques Perrin, French actor, director, and producer
- Tom Lichtenberg, American football player and coach (d. 2013)
- Paul Prudhomme, American chef and author (d. 2015)
- Patrick Stewart, English actor, director, and producer
- Lambert Jackson Woodburne, South African admiral (d. 2013)
- Ghillean Prance, English botanist and ecologist
- Albert Ayler, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1970)
- Jack Kemp, American football player and politician, 9th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (d. 2009)
- Earl Lovelace, Trinidadian journalist, author, and playwright
- Kurt Westergaard, Danish cartoonist
- Peter Gzowski, Canadian journalist and academic (d. 2002)
- Gordon Lee, English footballer and manager
- Wole Soyinka, Nigerian author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate
- Aleksei Yeliseyev, Russian engineer and astronaut
- David Storey, English author, playwright, and screenwriter (d. 2017)
- Piero Manzoni, Italian artist (d. 1963)
- Hubert Reeves, Canadian-French astrophysicist and author
- Frank Ramsey, American basketball player and coach (d. 2018)
- Sam Greenlee, American author and poet (d. 2014)
- Naomi Shemer, Israeli singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
- Sofia Muratova, Russian gymnast (d. 2006)
- Svein Ellingsen, Norwegian visual artist and hymnist (d. 2020)
- Bob Crane, American actor (d. 1978)
- Sven Davidson, Swedish-American tennis player (d. 2008)
- Al Rex, American musician (d. 2020)
- Simone Veil, French lawyer and politician, President of the European Parliament (d. 2017)
- Ian Reed, Australian discus thrower
- Robert H. Justman, American director, producer, and production manager (d. 2008)
- T. Loren Christianson, American politician (d. 2019)
- Thomas Clark, American politician (d. 2020)
- Suzanne Zimmerman, American competition swimmer and Olympic medalist
- Huang Zongying, Chinese actress and writer
- Johnny Gilbert, American game show host and announcer
- Ashley Bryan, American children's book author and illustrator
- Leslie Brooks, American actress (d. 2011)
- Anker Jørgensen, Danish trade union leader and politician, 16th Prime Minister of Denmark (d. 2016)
- Helmy Afify Abd El-Bar, Egyptian military commander (d. 2011)
- Ken Mosdell, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006)
- Ernest Gold, Austrian-American composer and conductor (d. 1999)
- Hau Pei-tsun, 13th Premier of the Republic of China (d. 2020)
- William F. Quinn, American lawyer (d. 2006)
- Alberto Ascari, Italian race car driver (d. 1955)
- Ronald Bladen, American painter and sculptor (d. 1988)
- Marcia Brown, American author and illustrator (d. 2015)
- Kaoru Ishikawa, Japanese author and educator (d. 1989)
- Dave Garroway, American journalist and television personality (d. 1982)
- Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Danish businessman (d. 2012)
- Bob Steele (broadcaster), American radio personality (d. 2002)
- Lien Gisolf, Dutch high jumper (d. 1993)
- Loren Pope, American journalist and author (d. 2008)
- Dorothy Round, English tennis player (d. 1982)
- Tim Spencer, American country & western singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1974)
- George Weller, American author, playwright, and journalist (d. 2002)
- Alfredo M. Santos, Filipino general (d. 1990)
- Eugenio Pagnini, Italian modern pentathlete (d. 1993)
- Magda Foy, American child actress (d. 2000)
- Kenneth Clark, English historian and author (d. 1983)
- Eric Portman, English actor (d. 1969)
- George Lewis, American clarinet player and songwriter (d. 1969)
- Julius Schreck, German commander (d. 1936)
- Ivan Triesault, Estonian-born American actor (d. 1980)
- Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter and educator (d. 1992)
- Sidney Blackmer, American actor (d. 1973)
- Isaac Babel, Russian short story writer, journalist, and playwright (d. 1940)
- Léo-Pol Morin, Canadian pianist, composer, and educator (d. 1941)
- Jonni Myyrä, Finnish-American discus and javelin thrower (d. 1955)
- Emma Asson, Estonian educator and politician (d. 1965)
- Stan Coveleski, American baseball player (d. 1984)
- Yrjö Saarela, Finnish wrestler and coach (d. 1951)
- Robert Henry Mathews, Australian linguist and missionary (d. 1970)
- John Jacob Astor IV, American colonel and businessman (d. 1912)
- Margaret Murray, British archaeologist, anthropologist, historian, and folklorist (d. 1963)
- Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield, English economist and politician, Secretary of State for the Colonies (d. 1947)
- Stewart Culin, American ethnographer and author (d. 1929)
- Otto Wagner, Austrian architect, designed the Austrian Postal Savings Bank and Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Station (d. 1918)
- Arthur Böttcher, German pathologist and anatomist (d. 1889)
- Nathan Bedford Forrest, American general and first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan (d. 1877)
- John Clare, English poet and author (d. 1864)
- Alexander Balashov, Russian general and politician, Russian Minister of Police (d. 1837)
- István Pauli, Hungarian-Slovene priest and poet (d. 1829)
- Thomas Rowlandson, English artist and caricaturist (d. 1827)
- Robert Calder, Scottish-English admiral (d. 1818)
- Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1657)
- Wenceslaus Hollar, Czech-English painter and illustrator (d. 1677)
- Roland Fréart de Chambray (d. 1676)
- Pope Clement X (d. 1676)
- Arthur Dee, English physician and chemist (d. 1651)
- John Dee, English-Welsh mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer (d. 1609)
- Giulio d'Este, illegitimate son of Italian noble (d. 1561)
- Francesco Armellini Pantalassi de' Medici, Catholic cardinal (d. 1528)
- 100 BC
- Julius Caesar, Roman general and statesman (d. 44 BC)
Deaths On This Day
- Grant Imahara, American electrical engineer, roboticist, and television host (b. 1970)
- Zindzi Mandela, South African politician, diplomat, and third daughter of Nelson Mandela (b. 1960).
- Liu Xiaobo, Chinese literary critic, human rights activist (b. 1955)
- Philipp Mißfelder, German historian and politician (b. 1979)
- Martin Litchfield West, English scholar, author, and academic (b. 1927)
- Thomas Berger, American author and playwright (b. 1924)
- Alfred de Grazia, American political scientist, author, and academic (b. 1919)
- Nadine Gordimer, South African novelist, short story writer, and activist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1923)
- Jeff Leiding, American football player (b. 1961)
- Lorin Maazel, French-American violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1930)
- Leonard Garment, American lawyer and public servant, 14th White House Counsel (b. 1924)
- Henri Julien, French race car driver (b. 1927)
- Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1982)
- Ottavio Quattrocchi, Italian businessman (b. 1938)
- Vernon B. Romney, American lawyer and politician, 14th Attorney General of Utah (b. 1924)
- Marc Simont, French-American author and illustrator (b. 1915)
- Warren Jabali, American basketball player (b. 1946)
- Jerzy Kulej, Polish boxer and politician (b. 1940)
- Richard D. Zanuck, American film producer (b. 1934)
- Allan Jeans, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1933)
- Manohari Singh, Indian saxophonist and composer (b. 1931)
- George Steinbrenner, American businessman (b. 1930)
- Bronisław Geremek, Polish historian and politician, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1932)
- Michael Reardon, American mountaineer (b. 1965)
- Red Buttons, American actor (b. 1919)
- Robert E. Ogren, American zoologist (b. 1922)
- Compay Segundo, Cuban singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1907)
- Jan Karski, Polish-American activist and academic (b. 1914)
- Konstantinos Kollias, Greek general and politician, 168th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1901)
- Miguel Ángel Blanco, Spanish politician (b. 1968)
- Pandro S. Berman, American director, producer, and production manager (b. 1905)
- Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Danish businessman (b. 1920)
- Davey Allison, American race car driver (b. 1961)
- Gabrielle Roy, Canadian engineer and author (b. 1909)
- Martin Hurson Irish Republican Hunger Striker
- Seretse Khama, Botswana lawyer and politician, 1st President of Botswana (b. 1921)
- Ludwig Merwart, Austrian painter and illustrator (b. 1913)
- Frederick Hawksworth, English engineer (b. 1884)
- Joachim Peiper, German SS officer (b. 1915)
- Patrick Blackett, Baron Blackett, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
- Willy Fritsch, German actor and screenwriter (b. 1901)
- Leslie Groves, American general and engineer (b. 1896)
- Sheng Shicai, Chinese warlord (b. 1895)
- Tom Simpson, English cyclist (b. 1937)
- Photis Kontoglou, Greek painter and illustrator (b. 1895)
- Joy Davidman, American-English poet and author (b. 1915)
- Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter and educator (b. 1907)
- Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian-American composer and painter (b. 1874)
- Walt Kuhn, American painter and academic (b. 1877)
- Alfred Stieglitz, American photographer and curator (b. 1864)
- Alla Nazimova, Russian-American actress, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1879)
- Ilmar Raud, Estonian chess player (b. 1913)
- Kojo Tovalou Houénou, Beninese lawyer and politician (b. 1887)
- Mary E. Byrd, American astronomer and academic (b. 1849)
- Mimar Kemaleddin Bey, Turkish architect and academic, designed the Tayyare Apartments (b. 1870)
- Martin Dies Sr., American journalist and politician (b. 1870)
- Gabriel Lippmann, Luxembourger physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845)
- Allan McLean, Scottish-Australian politician, 19th Premier of Victoria (b. 1840)
- Henrik Sillem, Dutch target shooter and jurist (b. 1866)
- August Kekulé, German chemist and academic (b. 1829)
- Young Man Afraid of His Horses, American tribal chief (b. 1836)
- John C. Frémont, American general and politician, 5th Territorial Governor of Arizona (b. 1813)
- Johann Voldemar Jannsen, Estonian journalist and poet (b. 1819)
- Robert Hamerling, Austrian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1830)
- John C. Pemberton, American general (b. 1814)
- Henry Benedict Stuart, Italian cardinal (b. 1725)
- Jean-Paul Marat, French physician and theorist (b. 1743)
- Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, French economist and academic (b. 1715)
- James Bradley, English priest and astronomer (b. 1693)
- Edward Braddock, Scottish general (b. 1695)
- Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1631)
- Caspar Bartholin the Elder, Swedish physician and theologian (b. 1585)
- Robert Shirley, English soldier and diplomat (b. 1581)
- Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester, English politician (b. 1563)
- Albert VII, archduke of Austria (b. 1559)
- Adam Wenceslaus, duke of Cieszyn (b. 1574)
- John Wallop, English soldier and diplomat (b. 1490)
- Afonso, Portuguese prince (b. 1475)
- Jianwen, Chinese emperor (b. 1377)
- Peter Parler, German architect, designed St. Vitus Cathedral and Charles Bridge (b. 1330)
- Jadwiga, queen of Poland (b. 1399)
- Bertrand du Guesclin, French nobleman and knight (b. 1320)
- Bartolus de Saxoferrato Italian academic and jurist (b. 1313)
- Hubert Walter, English archbishop and politician, Lord Chancellor of The United Kingdom (b. 1160)
- Rashi, French rabbi and commentator (b. 1040)
- Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 973)
- Gunther, margrave of Merseburg
- Henry I, bishop of Augsburg
- Pandulf II, Lombard prince
- Landulf IV, Lombard prince
- Abu'l-Qasim, Kalbid emir of Sicily
- Leo VII, pope of the Catholic Church
- Huang Chao, Chinese rebel leader (b. 835)
- Wu Yuanheng, Chinese poet and politician (b. 758)
- Rui Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 662)
- John III, pope of the Catholic Church