On This Day in History: July 14
July 14 is the 195th day of the year (196th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 170 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- Aunt threatens to sue nephew over lottery jackpot. A woman awarded half of a $1.2 million lottery prize in Nova Scotia says her nephew is "dead" to her after he took half of the prize money, and that she only wrote his name on the ticket for "good luck." Meanwhile, at least one lawyer says she may have a case.
- State lotteries losing revenue to 'jackpot fatigue' and casinos. The biggest loser in the lottery game? Increasingly, it's the states that rely on lottery revenue, as fewer people are buying tickets of chance.
- $333 MILLION: Powerball offers up summertime riches. This month it's not just the weather and backyard barbecue that've been hot — Lottery jackpots also continue to sizzle.
- Trial underway in world's biggest lottery fraud case. The first witnesses, including the lottery's vice president of security, took the stand Tuesday after opening statements in the trial of a former lottery worker charged in the Hot Lotto mystery winner case.
- Lottery ticket thief gets prison term shortened. An appeals court shortened the prison term for lottery-ticket thief Andy Ashkar by at least three-and-a-half years, reducing a sentence imposed by a judge because it was "unduly harsh and severe."
- Record £161m EuroMillions lottery jackpot claimed. The EuroMillions ticket-holder from Britain who won Europe's biggest-ever jackpot of £161 million (US$258.4 million) has claimed their prize, UK National Lottery operator Camelot has confirmed.
- Canada couple loses out on $1.64M jackpot. Relying on their friends to ensure they were covered for a lottery pool has cost an Alberta, Canada, couple $1.64 million, a judge has ruled.
- Georgia Lottery profits up in 2010. Another good year for the Georgia Lottery meant more money for the state's pre-kindergarten and HOPE college scholarship programs, but it isn't enough to keep state officials from worrying about HOPE's future.
- Wrong guy: Cops beat up lottery player. A San Jose man has hired a lawyer after police wrestled him to the ground, handcuffed him and kicked him in the face in a case of mistaken identity.
- 4-time Texas lotto winner rich with money, mystery. Mathematicians say the odds that Joan Ginther would hit four Texas Lottery jackpots for a combined nearly $21 million are as slim as 1 in 18 septillion -- that's 18 followed by 24 zeros.
- Maine Lottery holds final Summer Spectacular raffle drawing. The Maine Lottery yesterday completed the third of its three Summer Spectacular raffle drawings, which awarded cash prizes, as well as some prizes not normally associated with a state lottery.
- Newspaper: Big lottery winners are rare. A North Carolina newspaper tries to put the number of big lottery winners in the state in perspective.
- Mega Millions lottery jackpot increases to $29 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $29 million Wednesday.
- Retailer to testify before Tenn. lottery committee. A Tennessee retailer with a series of complaints about the corporation managing Tennessee's lottery has been asked to appear Wednesday in Nashville and testify before a state oversight committee.
- Questions surround replacement of Mexico lottery director. The director of Mexico's National Lottery, Laura Valdes, was replaced Tuesday amid accusations that the agency may have favored some private charities, rather than passing money through normal governmental channels.
- Man whose house burned down wins lottery. A Virginia man who lost all of his belongings when his house burned down during Hurricane Isabel last year has won a $150,000 lottery prize.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$375 Million
Jul 17, 2018
- 2.$335.5 Million
Jul 16, 2016
- 3.$217 Million
Jul 14, 2017
- 4.€188.92 Million
Jul 16, 2019
- 5.$172 Million
Jul 15, 2017
- 6.$165 Million
Jul 16, 2002
- 7.$137 Million
Jul 16, 2019
- 8.$123 Million
Jul 14, 2015
- 9.$122 Million
Jul 15, 2005
- 10.€107.94 Million
Jul 14, 2016
- 11.$116 Million
Jul 17, 2013
- 12.€97 Million
Jul 16, 2019
- 13.€85 Million
Jul 17, 2012
- 14.$100 Million
Jul 14, 2018
- 15.€81 Million
Jul 15, 2005
- 16.€67 Million
Jul 15, 2014
- 17.$90 Million
Jul 14, 2012
- 18.$88 Million
Jul 15, 2008
- 19.$86 Million
Jul 15, 2006
- 20.€70.77 Million
Jul 15, 2017
- 21.€57 Million
Jul 17, 2009
- 22.$80 Million
Jul 15, 1998
- 23.€59 Million
Jul 15, 2016
- 24.$64 Million
Jul 16, 2010
- 25.$62 Million
Jul 17, 2019
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Thursday, Jul 14, 1988
31 years old
Monday, Jul 14, 1986
33 years old
Wednesday, Jul 14, 1982
37 years old
Tuesday, Jul 14, 1981
38 years old
Thursday, Jul 14, 1977
42 years old
Monday, Jul 14, 1975
44 years old
Wednesday, Jul 14, 1971
48 years old
Tuesday, Jul 14, 1970
49 years old
Sunday, Jul 14, 1968
51 years old
Wednesday, Jul 14, 1965
54 years old
Tuesday, Jul 14, 1964
55 years old
Sunday, Jul 14, 1963
56 years old
Sunday, Jul 14, 1957
62 years old
Monday, Jul 14, 1947
72 years old
Saturday, Jul 14, 1945
74 years old
(year not provided)
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- A terrorist vehicular attack in Nice, France kills 86 civilians and injures over 400 others.
- NASA's New Horizons probe performs the first flyby of Pluto, and thus completes the initial survey of the Solar System.
- The dedication of the Rachel Carson in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
- Hurricane Claudette gathers strength over the Gulf of Mexico and heads for the Texas coast, killing 2 people.
- French President Jacques Chirac escapes an assassination attempt unscathed during Bastille Day celebrations.
- 386BSD is released by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz beginning the Open Source operating system revolution. Linus Torvalds releases his Linux soon afterwards.
- Capital punishment is abolished in Canada.
- Football War: After Honduras loses a soccer match against El Salvador, riots break out in Honduras against Salvadoran migrant workers.
- The Federal Reserve Banks begins removing large denominations of United States currency from circulation.
- The Mariner 4 flyby of Mars takes the first close-up photos of another planet.
- Jane Goodall arrives at the Gombe Stream Reserve in present-day Tanzania to begin her famous study of chimpanzees in the wild.
- Iraqi Revolution: In Iraq the monarchy is overthrown by popular forces led by Abd al-Karim Qasim, who becomes the nation's new leader.
- Rawya Ateya takes her seat in the National Assembly of Egypt, thereby becoming the first female parliamentarian in the Arab world.
- Korean War: North Korean troops initiate the Battle of Taejon.
- Palmiro Togliatti, leader of the Italian Communist Party, is shot and wounded near the Italian Parliament.
- In Diamond, Missouri, the George Washington Carver National Monument becomes the first United States National Monument in honor of an African American.
- Howard Hughes sets a new record by completing a 91-hour airplane flight around the world.
- Gleichschaltung: In Germany, all political parties are outlawed except the Nazi Party.
- The Nazi eugenics begins with the proclamation of the Law for the Prevention of Hereditarily Diseased Offspring that calls for the compulsory sterilization of any citizen who suffers from alleged genetic disorders.
- New Vietnam Revolutionary Party is founded in Huế, providing some of the communist party's most important leaders in its early years.
- World War I: Start of the Battle of Delville Wood as an action within the Battle of the Somme, which was to last until 3 September 1916.
- World War I: The McMahon-Hussein Correspondence between Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca and the British official Henry McMahon concerning the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire begins.
- Harry Atwood, an exhibition pilot for the Wright brothers, lands his airplane at the South Lawn of the White House. He is later awarded a Gold medal from U.S. President William Howard Taft for this feat.
- The Campanile in St Mark's Square, Venice collapses, also demolishing the loggetta.
- Armies of the Eight-Nation Alliance capture Tientsin during the Boxer Rebellion.
- Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner.
- The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 begins in Martinsburg, West Virginia when Baltimore and Ohio Railroad workers have their wages cut for the second time in a year.
- The Chicago Fire of 1874 burns down 47 acres of the city, destroying 812 buildings, killing 20, and resulting in the fire insurance industry demanding municipal reforms from Chicago's city council.
- First ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper and party, four of whom die on the descent.
- Opening of the first major US world's fair, the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in New York City.
- The Sedition Act becomes law in the United States making it a federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements about the United States government.
- The Priestley Riots drive Joseph Priestley, a supporter of the French Revolution, out of Birmingham, England.
- French Revolution: Citizens of Paris celebrate the unity of the French people and the national reconciliation in the Fête de la Fédération.
- French Revolution: Citizens of Paris storm the Bastille.
- Alexander Mackenzie finally completes his journey to the mouth of the great river he hoped would take him to the Pacific, but which turns out to flow into the Arctic Ocean. Later named after him, the Mackenzie is the second-longest river system in North America.
- Foundation of the Mission San Antonio de Padua in modern California by the Franciscan friar Junípero Serra.
- An expedition led by Gaspar de Portolá establishes a base in California and sets out to find the Port of Monterey (now Monterey, California).
- Battle of Vítkov Hill, decisive victory of Czech Hussite forces commanded by Jan Žižka against Crusade army led by Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor
- Louis VIII becomes King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II.
- An Lushan Rebellion: Emperor Xuanzong flees the capital Chang'an as An Lushan's forces advance toward the city.
Births On This Day
- Cengiz Ünder, Turkish footballer
- Kim Hyo-joo, South Korean golfer
- Federico Mattiello, Italian footballer
- Serge Gnabry, German footballer
- Sayaka Yamamoto, Japanese singer
- Shabazz Napier, American basketball player
- Sakari Mattila, Finnish footballer
- Rolando McClain, American football player
- Cyril Rioli, Australian rules footballer
- Conor McGregor, Irish mixed martial artist
- James Vaughan, English footballer
- Aqeel Ahmed, English director, producer, and screenwriter
- Margus Hunt, Estonian-American football player, discus thrower, and shot putter
- Adam Johnson, English footballer
- Dan Reynolds, American singer-songwriter
- Sean Smith, American football player
- Ryan Sweeting, Bahamian-American tennis player
- Alexander Gerndt, Swedish footballer
- Nikolay Kulemin, Russian ice hockey player
- Dan Smith, English singer-songwriter
- Billy Celeski, Australian footballer
- Darrelle Revis, American football player
- Chris Wright, English cricketer
- Renaldo Balkman, American basketball player
- Erica Blasberg, American golfer (d. 2010)
- Lenka Dlhopolcová, Slovak tennis player
- Mounir El Hamdaoui, Moroccan footballer
- Samir Handanović, Slovenian footballer
- Nilmar, Brazilian footballer
- Igor Andreev, Russian tennis player
- Thomas Howard, American football player (d. 2013)
- Tito Muñoz, American conductor and academic
- Dmitry Chaplin, Russian-American dancer and choreographer
- Achille Coser, Italian footballer
- Matti Hautamäki, Finnish ski jumper
- Robbie Maddison, Australian motorcycle racer
- George Smith, Australian rugby player
- Bernie Castro, Dominican baseball player
- Axel Teichmann, German skier
- Mattias Ekström, Swedish race car driver
- Gordon Cree, Scottish singer-songwriter and pianist
- Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
- Derlei, Brazilian footballer
- Tim Hudson, American baseball player
- Jamey Johnson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Erick Dampier, American basketball player
- David Mitchell, British comedian
- Tani Fuga, Samoan rugby player
- Paul Methric, American rapper and producer
- Howard Webb, English footballer and referee
- Jacob Young, Norwegian guitarist
- José Hernández, Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach
- Sven Sester, Estonian politician
- Michael Palmer, Singaporean lawyer and politician, 8th Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore
- Marios Constantinou, Cypriot footballer and manager
- Jeff Jarrett, American wrestler and promoter, co-founder of Impact Wrestling
- Patrick J. Kennedy, American politician
- Hashan Tillakaratne, Sri Lankan cricketer
- Robin Ventura, American baseball player and manager
- Matthew Fox, American actor
- Matt Hume, American mixed martial artist and trainer
- Brian Selznick, American author and illustrator
- Urmas Kruuse, Estonian lawyer and politician, 41st Mayor of Tartu
- Collins Nweke, Belgian politician of Nigerian origin, 1st foreign born person elected to political office in West Flanders
- Brett Ogle, Australian golfer
- Igor Shpilband, Russian-American ice dancer and coach
- Matt Pritchett, English cartoonist
- Jacques Lacombe, Canadian organist and conductor
- Vanessa Lawrence, English geographer and civil servant
- Jackie Earle Haley, American actor
- Anna Bligh, Australian politician, 37th Premier of Queensland
- Kyle Gass, American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor
- Angélique Kidjo, Beninese singer-songwriter, activist, and actor
- Jane Lynch, American actress and game show host
- Mike McPhee, Canadian ice hockey player
- Aubrey McClendon, American businessman (d. 2016)
- Mircea Geoană, Romanian politician and diplomat, 97th Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs
- L. Brent Bozell III, American journalist and activist, founded the Media Research Center
- Martha Coakley, American lawyer and politician, 58th Attorney General of Massachusetts
- Bob Casale, American guitarist, keyboard player, and producer (d. 2014)
- Franklin Graham, American evangelist and missionary
- George Lewis, American musician and composer
- Joel Silver, American actor and producer, co-founded Dark Castle Entertainment
- Bruce Oldfield, English fashion designer
- Tommy Mottola, American businessman and music publisher
- Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, Zulu king
- Tom Latham, American politician
- Earl Williams, American baseball player (d. 2013)
- John Blackman, Australian radio and television presenter
- Claudia J. Kennedy, American general
- Salih Neftçi, Turkish economist and author (d. 2009)
- Navin Ramgoolam, Mauritius physician and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Mauritius
- Sue Lawley, English journalist
- John Wood, Australian actor and screenwriter
- Jim Gordon, American drummer and songwriter
- Javier Solana, Spanish physicist and politician, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Maulana Karenga, American philosopher, author, and activist, created Kwanzaa
- Andreas Khol, German-Austrian lawyer and politician
- Susan Howatch, English author and academic
- Karel Gott, Czech singer-songwriter and actor
- George Edgar Slusser, American scholar and author (d. 2014)
- Jerry Rubin, American activist, author, and businessman (d. 1994)
- Tommy Vig, Hungarian vibraphone player, drummer, and composer
- Yoshirō Mori, Japanese journalist and politician, 55th Prime Minister of Japan
- Robert F. Overmyer, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 1996)
- Robert Bourassa, Canadian lawyer and politician, 22nd Premier of Quebec (d. 1996)
- Dumaagiin Sodnom, Mongolian politician; 13th Prime Minister of Mongolia
- Rosey Grier, American football player and actor
- Del Reeves, American country singer-songwriter (d. 2007)
- Jacqueline de Ribes, French fashion designer and philanthropist
- E. V. Thompson, English police officer and author (d. 2012)
- Polly Bergen, American actress and singer (d. 2014)
- Benoît Sinzogan, Beninese military officer and politician
- Nancy Olson, American actress
- William Rees-Mogg, English journalist and public servant (d. 2012)
- John Chancellor, American journalist (d. 1996)
- Mike Esposito, American author and illustrator (d. 2010)
- Wallace Jones, American basketball player and coach (d. 2014)
- Harry Dean Stanton, American actor, musician, and singer (d. 2017)
- Himayat Ali Shair, Urdu poet
- Bruce L. Douglas, American politician
- Warren Giese, American football player, coach, and politician (d. 2013)
- Dale Robertson, American actor (d. 2013)
- Robert Zildjian, American businessman, founded Sabian (d. 2013)
- Robin Olds, American general and pilot (d. 2007)
- Elfriede Rinkel, German SS officer (d. 2018)
- Käbi Laretei, Estonian-Swedish concert pianist (d. 2014)
- Sixto Durán Ballén, American-Ecuadorian architect and politician, 48th President of Ecuador (d. 2016)
- Leon Garfield, English author (d. 1996)
- Armand Gaudreault, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2013)
- Geoffrey Wilkinson, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)
- Shankarrao Chavan, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Finance (d. 2004)
- Marijohn Wilkin, American country and gospel songwriter (d. 2006)
- Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2007)
- Arthur Laurents, American director, screenwriter, and playwright (d. 2011)
- Jay Wright Forrester, American computer engineer and systems scientist (d. 2016)
- Fred Fox, French musician
- Gerald Ford, American commander, lawyer, and politician, 38th President of the United States (d. 2006)
- Woody Guthrie, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1967)
- Buddy Moreno, American musician (d. 2015)
- Pavel Prudnikau, Belarusian poet and author (d. 2000)
- William Hanna, American animator, director, producer, and actor, co-founded Hanna-Barbera (d. 2001)
- Chico Landi, Brazilian race car driver (d. 1989)
- Tom Carvel, Greek-American businessman, founded Carvel (d. 1990)
- William H. Tunner, American general (d. 1983)
- Irving Stone, American author and educator (d. 1989)
- Gerald Finzi, English composer and academic (d. 1956)
- George Tobias, American actor (d. 1980)
- Happy Chandler, American lawyer and politician, 49th Governor of Kentucky, second Commissioner of Baseball (d. 1991)
- Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish soldier and anarchist (d. 1936)
- Dave Fleischer, American animator, director, and producer (d. 1979)
- Clarence J. Brown, American publisher and politician, 36th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (d. 1965)
- Garimella Satyanarayana, Indian poet and author (d. 1952)
- Marco de Gastyne, French painter and illustrator (d. 1982)
- Ante Pavelić, Croatian war criminal and Porajmos perpetrator; 1st Foreign Minister of the Independent State of Croatia (d. 1959)
- Scipio Slataper, Italian author and critic (d. 1915)
- Sisavang Vong, Laotian king (d. 1959)
- Louis Barthas, French World War One veteran and author (d. 1952)
- Donald Meek, Scottish actor (d. 1946)
- Abbas II of Egypt (d. 1944)
- Crawford Vaughan, Australian politician, 27th Premier of South Australia (d. 1947)
- Albert Marque, French sculptor and doll maker (d. 1939)
- Gertrude Bell, English archaeologist and spy (d. 1926)
- Juliette Wytsman, Belgian painter (d. 1925)
- Arthur Capper, American journalist and politician, 20th Governor of Kansas (d. 1951)
- Arthur Coningham, Australian cricketer (d. 1939)
- Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter and illustrator (d. 1918)
- Kate M. Gordon, American activist (d. 1931)
- Willy Hess, German violinist and educator (d. 1928)
- Edward Benson, English archbishop (d. 1896)
- Arthur de Gobineau, French author and diplomat (d. 1882)
- Johannes Peter Müller, German physiologist and anatomist (d. 1858)
- Eleanor Anne Porden, British Romantic poet; wife of the explorer, John Franklin (d. 1825)
- Mordecai Manuel Noah, American journalist, playwright, and diplomat (d. 1851)
- Michel de Beaupuy, French general (d. 1796)
- Gavrila Derzhavin, Russian poet and politician (d. 1816)
- John Douglas, Scottish bishop and scholar (d. 1807)
- William Oldys, English historian and author (d. 1761)
- Caspar Abel, German historian, poet, and theologian (d. 1763)
- Claude Alexandre de Bonneval, French general (d. 1747)
- Jacques d'Allonville, French astronomer and mathematician (d. 1732)
- Pasquier Quesnel, French priest and theologian (d. 1719)
- Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1670)
- George Goring, Lord Goring, English general (d. 1657)
- Cardinal Mazarin, Italian-French cardinal and politician, 2nd Chief Minister of the French Monarch (d. 1661)
- Philip I, Duke of Pomerania (d. 1560)
- Poliziano, Italian poet and scholar (d. 1494)
- Philip, Elector Palatine (d. 1508)
- Arnold, Duke of Guelders, (d. 1473)
- Murakami, emperor of Japan (d. 967)
Deaths On This Day
- Maryam Mirzakhani, Iranian mathematician (b. 1977)
- Helena Benitez, Filipino politician, educator and environmentalist (b. 1914)
- Willer Bordon, Italian businessman, academic, and politician, Italian Minister of the Environment (b. 1949)
- Wolf Gremm, German director and producer (b. 1942)
- Masao Horiba, Japanese businessman, founded Horiba (b. 1924)
- Alice Coachman, American high jumper (b. 1923)
- Vange Leonel, Brazilian singer-songwriter and activist (b. 1963)
- John Victor Parker, American soldier, lawyer, and judge (b. 1928)
- Herbert M. Allison, American lieutenant and businessman (b. 1943)
- Matt Batts, American baseball player and coach (b. 1921)
- Dennis Burkley, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1945)
- Bill Warner, American motorcycle racer (b. 1969)
- Vladimir Mikhailovich Zakharov, Russian dancer and choreographer (b. 1946)
- John Arbuthnott, 16th Viscount of Arbuthnott, Scottish businessman and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire (b. 1924)
- Don Brinkley, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
- Frank R. Burns, American football player and coach (b. 1928)
- King Hill, American football player (b. 1936)
- Sixten Jernberg, Swedish skier (b. 1929)
- Roy Shaw, English businessman and boxer (b. 1936)
- John Ferguson Sr., Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (b. 1938)
- Joe Harnell, American pianist and composer (b. 1924)
- Cicely Saunders, English hospice founder (b. 1918)
- François-Albert Angers, Canadian economist and academic (b. 1909)
- Joaquín Balaguer, Dominican lawyer and politician, 41st President of the Dominican Republic (b. 1906)
- Fritz Glatz, Austrian race car driver (b. 1943)
- Guy de Lussigny, French painter (b. 1929)
- Pepo, Chilean cartoonist (b. 1911)
- William Roscoe Estep, American historian and academic (b. 1920)
- Meredith MacRae, American actress (b. 1944)
- Richard McDonald, American businessman, co-founded McDonald's (b. 1909)
- Jeff Krosnoff, American race car driver (b. 1964)
- César Tovar, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1940)
- Léo Ferré, Monacan singer-songwriter, pianist, and poet (b. 1916)
- Constance Stokes, Australian painter (b. 1906)
- Frank Bell, English linguist and academic (b. 1916)
- Raymond Loewy, French-American industrial designer (b. 1893)
- Ernest Tidyman, American author and screenwriter (b. 1928)
- Walter Keppel, 9th Earl of Albemarle, English nobleman and soldier (b. 1882)
- Madan Mohan, Iraqi-Indian composer and conductor (b. 1924)
- Carl Andrew Spaatz, American general (b. 1891)
- Ali Kılıç, Turkish captain and politician (b. 1890)
- Preston Foster, American actor (b. 1900)
- Konstantin Paustovsky, Russian author and poet (b. 1892)
- Tudor Arghezi, Romanian author and poet (b. 1880)
- Julie Manet, French painter and art collector (b. 1878)
- Adlai Stevenson II, American soldier and politician, 5th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (b. 1900)
- Jacinto Benavente, Spanish author and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1866)
- Alphonse Mucha, Czech painter and illustrator (b. 1860)
- Julius Meier, American businessman and politician, 20th Governor of Oregon (b. 1874)
- Dhan Gopal Mukerji, Indian-American author and scholar (b. 1890)
- Quentin Roosevelt, American lieutenant and pilot (b. 1897)
- Octave Lapize, French cyclist (b. 1887)
- Marius Petipa, French dancer and choreographer (b. 1818)
- William Henry Perkin, English chemist and academic (b. 1838)
- Paul Kruger, South African politician, 5th President of the South African Republic (b. 1824)
- Sahibzada Abdul Latif, Afghani martyr of the Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam (b. 1853)
- Billy the Kid, American criminal (b. 1859)
- John Buckley, English soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1813)
- Edward Vernon Utterson, English lawyer and historian (b. 1775)
- August Neander, German historian and theologian (b. 1789)
- Edmond-Charles Genêt, French-American diplomat (b. 1763)
- Augustin-Jean Fresnel, French physicist and engineer, reviver of wave theory of light, inventor of catadioptric lighthouse lens (b. 1788)
- Germaine de Staël, French philosopher and author (b. 1766)
- Francisco de Miranda, Venezuelan general (b. 1750)
- Nicodemus the Hagiorite, Greek monk and saint (b. 1749)
- Ernst Gideon von Laudon, Austrian field marshal (b. 1717)
- Jacques de Flesselles, French politician (b. 1721)
- Bernard-René de Launay, French politician (b. 1740)
- Charles Batteux, French philosopher and academic (b. 1713)
- James O'Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley, Irish field marshal (b. 1682)
- František Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (b. 1674)
- Richard Bentley, English scholar and theologian (b. 1662)
- Claude Fleury, French historian and author (b. 1640)
- Camillus de Lellis, Italian priest and saint (b. 1550)
- Richard Taverner, English translator (b. 1505)
- John de Vere, 14th Earl of Oxford, English peer, landowner, and Lord Great Chamberlain of England (b. 1499)
- Margaret of Denmark, daughter of Christian I of Denmark (b. 1456)
- Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Gloucester, English soldier (b. 1222)
- Hōjō Yasutoki, regent of Japan (b. 1183)
- Philip II, king of France (b. 1165)
- Arnulf I, duke of Bavaria
- Wei Fu, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty
- Ōtomo no Otomaro, Japanese general and Shōgun (b. 731)
- Eorcenberht, king of Kent