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On This Day in History:  July 19

July 19 is the 200th day of the year (201st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 165 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
CT Lottery quiet as uncomfortable allegations pile up. Despite a growing number of unusual and explosive controversies exposed at the Connecticut Lottery during an investigation, the lottery is not addressing the incidents publicly.
2019
Corrections officer charged with forging lottery ticket worth $20,000. An Illinois correctional officer has been charged with forging a lottery ticket worth tens of thousands of dollars.
2017
Flashback: Winners are drawn in New York state's first lottery in 1967. The New York State Lottery is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
2016
California co-winners of $1.6B Powerball jackpot finally come forward. Six months after someone in California was announced a co-winner in the historic $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, the mystery buyer has finally been revealed — and it's a couple who were laying low on purpose, lottery officials said.
2015
$1M lottery winner admits stealing from cancer-stricken brother's business. A southeastern Massachusetts woman who won a $1 million lottery prize must pay over $100,000 after admitting she stole from her brother's business while he battled cancer.
2011
Fla. man wins $35M lottery jackpot with computer software. In May, a 66-year-old Florida retiree used computer software to select his Florida Lotto numbers, plunked down $2, and won a $35 million jackpot.
2011
Mass. state senator wants online lottery ticket sales. A push is under way today to sell Massachusetts Lottery tickets online, which backers say could boost cash-strapped state coffers by as much as $1 billion a year.
2011
Canadian woman who gave away lotto winnings dies. A central Nova Scotia woman known for donating nearly all of a huge lotto jackpot died last weekend.
2010
'Lucky': a look at the lives of lottery winners, on HBO. Director Jeffrey Blitz's enticing new documentary, "Lucky," which airs Monday night on HBO, interviews several people who found themselves irrevocably transformed by big lottery wins.
2006
N.C. man wins $100,000 lottery scratch game. Dennis Mebane became the third winner of the $100,000 top prize in North Carolina's $5 "Winner Take All" scratch game.
2006
Ohio Lottery rides record-setting sales growth. Instant tickets continue to drive the highest sales growth in the history of the Ohio Lottery, pushing sales up $55 million, a 4.6-percent increase, in 2006.
2006
Retired waitress wins millions in lottery. An Ohio woman who has spent her entire adult life taking care of other people can now take care of herself, after winning $4.1 million playing Ohio's Lot 'O Play game.
2006
Winning Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in Maryland. Maryland Lottery officials said a winning Mega Millions ticket from Tuesday night's drawing, worth $49 million, was sold in District Heights, Maryland.
2006
Sports-Betting Operation Shuts Web Site. An offshore sports-betting operation targeted by U.S. prosecutors shut down its Web site Tuesday night, a day after a federal judge ordered the company to stop letting Americans place wagers.
2006
Analysts say online gambling law a bad idea. A policy analyst at the CATO Institute called the far-reaching leglation passed in the US House of Representatives this week "a moral crusade," and said that the legislators "have a personal opposition to gambling and they want to impose that on the rest of the country."
2006
Gambling industry adjusting after CEO arrest. Next week's big online gambling conference in Las Vegas may turn out to be a washout as a number of individuals invited are thinking of cancelling their trip in the wake of the indictments of senior directors at BetonSports.
2004
Mega Millions jackpot increases to $37 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $37 million Saturday.
2004
Powerball Jackpot Reaches $27 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $27 million, with a cash option of $14.5 million.
2004
$10,000 winner suing Tennessee lottery. How much is a lost chance at $1 million worth? That's the crucial question raised by a lawsuit filed by a Fayetteville man who claims mistakes during the state's first $1 million lottery drawing cost him a chance at the top prize.
2004
Lottery foul-ups rare but expensive. Lottery mistakes don't happen often, but when they do they're costly - resulting in multiple awards or increases in the prize money.
2004
International lottery scams promise big cash, then take yours. In case you haven't caught up with international lottery scams yet, you'd better learn how they work.
2004
UK Lottery sales continue to rise. National Lottery operator Camelot has continued its recent growth with a 5.7% hike in first quarter sales, it announced today.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$433 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2018
2.$361 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2016
3.$248 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 21, 2017
4.€192 Million
US$215.65 Million
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2019
5.$187 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2017
6.$154 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2019
7.$152 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 21, 2015
8.$145 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2005
9.$141 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2013
10.$130 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 21, 2018
11.$125 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 22, 1998
11.$125 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2008
13.€101 Million
US$123.15 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2012
14.€108 Million
US$121.41 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2019
15.€110.05 Million
US$121.4 Million
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2016
16.€96 Million
US$116.92 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2005
17.$110 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 21, 2012
18.$100 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 19, 2006
19.€72.7 Million
US$84.18 Million
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2017
20.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2015
21.€70.54 Million
US$77.56 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2016
22.$76 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2011
23.$74 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2009
24.$72 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 21, 2007
25.$63 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Jul 20, 2019

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1987
Sunday, Jul 19, 1987
32 years old
1984
Thursday, Jul 19, 1984
35 years old
1983
Tuesday, Jul 19, 1983
36 years old
1979
Thursday, Jul 19, 1979
40 years old
1969
Saturday, Jul 19, 1969
50 years old
1957
Friday, Jul 19, 1957
62 years old
1954
Monday, Jul 19, 1954
65 years old
1952
Saturday, Jul 19, 1952
67 years old
1941
Saturday, Jul 19, 1941
78 years old
1928
Thursday, Jul 19, 1928
91 years old
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2014
Gunmen in Egypt's western desert province of New Valley Governorate attack a military checkpoint, killing at least 21 soldiers. Egypt reportedly declares a state of emergency on its border with Sudan.
1997
The Troubles: The Provisional Irish Republican Army resumes a ceasefire to end their 25-year paramilitary campaign to end British rule in Northern Ireland.
1992
A car bomb kills Judge Paolo Borsellino and five members of his escort
1989
United Airlines Flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 111.
1985
The Val di Stava dam collapses killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.
1983
The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.
1981
In a private meeting with U.S. President Ronald Reagan, French President François Mitterrand reveals the existence of the Farewell Dossier, a collection of documents showing the Soviet Union had been stealing American technological research and development.
1980
Opening of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow
1979
The Sandinista rebels overthrow the government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua.
1979
The oil tanker SS Atlantic Empress collides with another oil tanker, causing the largest ever ship-borne oil spill.
1977
The world's first Global Positioning System (GPS) signal was transmitted from Navigation Technology Satellite 2 (NTS-2) and received at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, at 12:41 a.m. Eastern time (ET).
1976
Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.
1972
Dhofar Rebellion: British SAS units help the Omani government against Popular Front for the Liberation of Oman rebels in the Battle of Mirbat.
1964
Vietnam War: At a rally in Saigon, South Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Khánh calls for expanding the war into North Vietnam.
1963
Joe Walker flies a North American X-15 to a record altitude of 106,010 meters (347,800 feet) on X-15 Flight 90. Exceeding an altitude of 100 km, this flight qualifies as a human spaceflight under international convention.
1961
Tunisia imposes a blockade on the French naval base at Bizerte; the French would capture the entire town four days later.
1952
Opening of the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki Finland.
1947
Prime Minister of the shadow Burmese government, Bogyoke Aung San and eight others are assassinated.
1947
Korean politician Lyuh Woon-hyung is assassinated.
1943
World War II: Rome is heavily bombed by more than 500 Allied aircraft, inflicting thousands of casualties.
1942
World War II: The Second Happy Time of Hitler's submarines comes to an end, as the increasingly effective American convoy system compels them to return to the central Atlantic.
1940
World War II: Battle of Cape Spada: The Royal Navy and the Regia Marina clash; the Italian light cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni sinks, with 121 casualties.
1940
Field Marshal Ceremony: First occasion in World War II, that Hitler appointed field marshals due to military achievements.
1940
World War II: Army order 112 forms the Intelligence Corps of the British Army.
1916
World War I: Battle of Fromelles: British and Australian troops attack German trenches as part of the Battle of the Somme.
1903
Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France.
1900
The first line of the Paris Métro opens for operation.
1870
Franco-Prussian War: France declares war on Prussia.
1864
Taiping Rebellion: Third Battle of Nanking: The Qing dynasty finally defeats the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom.
1863
American Civil War: Morgan's Raid: At Buffington Island in Ohio, Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's raid into the north is mostly thwarted when a large group of his men are captured while trying to escape across the Ohio River.
1848
Women's rights: A two-day Women's Rights Convention opens in Seneca Falls, New York.
1845
Great New York City Fire of 1845: The last great fire to affect Manhattan began early in the morning and was subdued that afternoon. The fire killed four firefighters, 26 civilians, and destroyed 345 buildings.
1843
Brunel's steamship the SS Great Britain is launched, becoming the first ocean-going craft with an iron hull and screw propeller, becoming the largest vessel afloat in the world.
1832
The British Medical Association is founded as the Provincial Medical and Surgical Association by Sir Charles Hastings at a meeting in the Board Room of the Worcester Infirmary.
1821
Coronation of George IV of the United Kingdom.
1817
Unsuccessful in his attempt to conquer the Kingdom of Hawaii for the Russian-American Company, Georg Anton Schäffer is forced to admit defeat and leave Kauai.
1702
Great Northern War: A numerically superior Polish-Saxon army of Augustus II the Strong, operating from an advantageous defensive position, is defeated by a Swedish army half its size under the command of King Charles XII in the Battle of Klissow.
1701
Representatives of the Iroquois Confederacy sign the Nanfan Treaty, ceding a large territory north of the Ohio River to England.
1588
Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines: The Spanish Armada is sighted in the English Channel.
1553
Lady Jane Grey is replaced by Mary I of England as Queen of England after only nine days on the throne.
1545
The Tudor warship Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth; in 1982 the wreck is salvaged in one of the most complex and expensive projects in the history of maritime archaeology.
1544
Italian War of 1542-46: The first Siege of Boulogne begins.
1333
Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Halidon Hill: The English win a decisive victory over the Scots.
998
Arab-Byzantine wars: Battle of Apamea: Fatimids defeat a Byzantine army near Apamea.
939
Battle of Simancas: King Ramiro II of León defeats the Moorish army under Caliph Abd-al-Rahman III near the city of Simancas.
711
Umayyad conquest of Hispania: Battle of Guadalete: Umayyad forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by King Roderic.
484
Leontius, Roman usurper, is crowned Eastern emperor at Tarsus (modern Turkey). He is recognized in Antioch and makes it his capital.
AD 64
The Great Fire of Rome causes widespread devastation and rages on for six days, destroying half of the city.

Births On This Day

1998
Ronaldo Vieira, Bissau-Guinean footballer
1994
Christian Welch, Australian rugby league player
1992
Jake Nicholson, English footballer
1991
Eray İşcan, Turkish footballer
1989
Sam McKendry, Australian-New Zealand rugby league player
1988
Shane Dawson, American comedian and actor
1988
Kevin Großkreutz, German footballer
1988
Jakub Kovář, Czech ice hockey player
1987
Jon Jones, American mixed martial artist
1987
Marc Murphy, Australian footballer
1986
Leandro Greco, Italian footballer
1985
LaMarcus Aldridge, American basketball player
1985
Zhou Haibin, Chinese footballer
1985
Marina Kuzina, Russian basketball player
1985
Hadi Norouzi, Iranian footballer (d. 2015)
1984
Adam Morrison, American basketball player
1984
Ryan O'Byrne, Canadian ice hockey player
1984
Lewis Price, Welsh footballer
1983
Helen Skelton, English television host and actress
1983
Fedor Tyutin, Russian ice hockey player
1982
Christopher Bear, American drummer
1982
Phil Coke, American baseball player
1982
Jared Padalecki, American actor
1982
Jess Vanstrattan, Australian footballer
1981
Nenê, Brazilian footballer
1981
David Bernard, Jamaican cricketer
1981
Mark Gasnier, Australian rugby player and sportscaster
1981
Jimmy Gobble, American baseball player
1981
Grégory Vignal, French footballer
1980
Xavier Malisse, Belgian tennis player
1980
Giorgio Mondini, Italian race car driver
1979
Rick Ankiel, American baseball player
1979
Josué Anunciado de Oliveira, Brazilian footballer
1979
Dilhara Fernando, Sri Lankan cricketer
1979
Luke Young, English footballer
1977
Jean-Sébastien Aubin, Canadian ice hockey player
1977
Tony Mamaluke, American wrestler and manager
1977
Ed Smith, English cricketer and journalist
1976
Benedict Cumberbatch, English actor
1976
Gonzalo de los Santos, Uruguayan footballer and manager
1975
Luca Castellazzi, Italian footballer
1974
Rey Bucanero, Mexican wrestler
1974
Francisco Copado, German footballer and manager
1974
Josée Piché, Canadian ice dancer
1974
Vince Spadea, American tennis player
1974
Preston Wilson, American baseball player and sportscaster
1973
Martin Powell, English keyboard player and songwriter
1973
Scott Walker, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1972
Ebbe Sand, Danish footballer and manager
1971
Rene Busch, Estonian tennis player and coach
1971
Vitali Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer and politician, Mayor of Kiev
1971
Michael Modest, American wrestler
1971
Catriona Rowntree, Australian television host
1971
Lesroy Weekes, Montserratian cricketer
1970
Bill Chen, American poker player and software designer
1970
Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish lawyer and politician, First Minister of Scotland
1969
Matthew Libatique, American cinematographer
1968
Robb Flynn, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1968
Pavel Kuka, Czech footballer and manager
1968
Jim Norton, American comedian, actor, and author
1967
Yael Abecassis, Israeli model and actress
1967
Jean-François Mercier, Canadian comedian, screenwriter, and television host
1965
Evelyn Glennie, Scottish musician
1965
Claus-Dieter Wollitz, German footballer and manager
1964
Masahiko Kondō, Japanese singer-songwriter and race car driver
1963
Garth Nix, Australian author
1962
Anthony Edwards, American actor and director
1961
Harsha Bhogle, Indian journalist and author
1961
Maria Filatova, Russian gymnast
1961
Lisa Lampanelli, American comedian, actress, and author
1961
Benoît Mariage, Belgian director and screenwriter
1961
Hideo Nakata, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter
1961
Campbell Scott, American actor, director, and producer
1960
Atom Egoyan, Egyptian-Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter
1960
Kevin Haskins, English drummer and songwriter
1959
Juan J. Campanella, Argentinian director, producer, and screenwriter
1958
Brad Drewett, Australian tennis player and sportscaster (d. 2013)
1958
Robert Gibson, American wrestler
1958
David Robertson, American conductor
1956
Mark Crispin, American computer scientist, designed the IMAP (d. 2012)
1955
Roger Binny, Indian cricketer and sportscaster
1955
Dalton McGuinty, Canadian lawyer and politician, 24th Premier of Ontario
1954
Mark O'Donnell, American playwright (d. 2012)
1954
Steve O'Donnell, American screenwriter and producer
1954
Srđa Trifković, Serbian-American journalist and historian
1952
Allen Collins, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1990)
1952
Jayne Anne Phillips American novelist and short story writer
1951
Abel Ferrara, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1950
Per-Kristian Foss, Norwegian politician, Norwegian Minister of Finance
1950
Freddy Moore, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1950
Adrian Noble, English director and screenwriter
1949
Kgalema Motlanthe, South African politician, 3rd President of South Africa
1948
Keith Godchaux, American keyboard player and songwriter (d. 1980)
1947
André Forcier, Canadian director and screenwriter
1947
Hans-Jürgen Kreische, German footballer and manager
1947
Bernie Leadon, American guitarist and songwriter
1947
Brian May, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and astrophysicist
1946
Alan Gorrie, Scottish singer-songwriter and musician (Average White Band)
1946
Ilie Năstase, Romanian tennis player and politician
1945
Paule Baillargeon, Canadian actress, director, and screenwriter
1944
Tim McIntire, American actor and singer (d. 1986)
1944
Andres Vooremaa, Estonian chess player
1943
Han Sai Por, Singaporean sculptor and academic
1941
Vikki Carr, American singer and actress
1941
Neelie Kroes, Dutch politician and diplomat, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society
1938
Richard Jordan, American actor (d. 1993)
1938
Jayant Narlikar, Indian astrophysicist and astronomer
1938
Tom Raworth, English poet and academic
1937
George Hamilton IV, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)
1936
David Colquhoun, English pharmacologist and academic
1935
Nick Koback, American baseball player and golfer (d. 2015)
1934
Francisco de Sá Carneiro, Portuguese lawyer and politician, 111th Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1980)
1932
Buster Benton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1996)
1932
Jan Lindblad, Swedish biologist and photographer (d. 1987)
1929
Gaston Glock, Austrian engineer and businessman, co-founded Glock Ges.m.b.H.
1929
Orville Turnquest, Bahamian politician
1928
Samuel John Hazo, American author
1928
Choi Yun-chil, South Korean long-distance runner and a two-time national champion in the marathon.
1926
Helen Gallagher, American actress, singer, and dancer
1925
Sue Thompson, American singer
1924
Stanley K. Hathaway, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 40th United States Secretary of the Interior (d. 2005)
1924
Pat Hingle, American actor and producer (d. 2009)
1924
Arthur Rankin Jr., American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
1923
Theo Barker, English historian (d. 2001)
1923
Joseph Hansen, American author and poet (d. 2004)
1923
William A. Rusher, American lawyer and journalist (d. 2011)
1923
Lon Simmons, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2015)
1922
George McGovern, American lieutenant, historian, and politician (d. 2012)
1922
Rachel Robinson, American professor, registered nurse, and the widow of baseball player Jackie Robinson
1921
Harold Camping, American evangelist, author, radio host (d. 2013)
1921
André Moynet, French soldier, race car driver, and politician (d. 1993)
1921
Elizabeth Spencer, American novelist, short story writer, and playwright
1921
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2011)
1920
Robert Mann, American violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 2018)
1920
Richard Oriani, Salvadoran-American metallurgist and engineer (d. 2015)
1919
Patricia Medina, English-American actress (d. 2012)
1919
Miltos Sachtouris, Greek poet and author (d. 2005)
1919
Ron Searle, English-Canadian soldier, publisher, and politician, 4th Mayor of Mississauga (d. 2015)
1917
William Scranton, American captain and politician, 13th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 2013)
1916
Phil Cavarretta, American baseball player and manager (d. 2010)
1915
Åke Hellman, Finnish painter (d. 2017)
1914
Marius Russo, American baseball player (d. 2005)
1912
Peter Leo Gerety, American prelate (d. 2016)
1909
Balamani Amma, Indian poet and author (d. 2004)
1908
Daniel Fry, American contactee (d. 1992)
1907
Isabel Jewell, American actress (d. 1972)
1904
Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith, American lawyer and farmer (d. 1985)
1902
Samudrala Raghavacharya, Indian singer, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1968)
1899
Balai Chand Mukhopadhyay, Indian physician, author, poet, and playwright (d. 1979)
1898
Herbert Marcuse, German-American sociologist and philosopher (d. 1979)
1896
Reginald Baker, English film producer (d. 1985)
1896
A. J. Cronin, Scottish physician and novelist (d. 1981)
1896
Bob Meusel, American baseball player and sailor (d. 1977)
1895
Xu Beihong, Chinese painter and academic (d. 1953)
1894
Aleksandr Khinchin, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1959)
1894
Khawaja Nazimuddin, Bangladeshi-Pakistani politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Pakistan (d. 1965)
1894
Percy Spencer, American physicist and inventor of the microwave oven (d. 1969)
1893
Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian actor, playwright, and poet (d. 1930)
1892
Dick Irvin, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1957)
1890
George II of Greece (d. 1947)
1888
Enno Lolling, German physician (d. 1945)
1886
Michael Fekete, Hungarian-Israeli mathematician and academic (d. 1957)
1883
Max Fleischer, Austrian-American animator and producer (d. 1972)
1881
Friedrich Dessauer, German physicist and philosopher (d. 1963)
1877
Arthur Fielder, English cricketer (d. 1949)
1876
Joseph Fielding Smith, American religious leader, 10th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1972)
1869
Xenophon Stratigos, Greek general and politician, Greek Minister of Transport (d. 1927)
1868
Florence Foster Jenkins, American soprano and educator (d. 1945)
1865
Georges Friedel, French mineralogist and crystallographer (d. 1933)
1865
Charles Horace Mayo, American surgeon, founded the Mayo Clinic (d. 1939)
1860
Lizzie Borden, American woman, tried and acquitted for the murders of her parents in 1892 (d. 1927)
1849
Ferdinand Brunetière, French scholar and critic (d. 1906)
1846
Edward Charles Pickering, American astronomer and physicist (d. 1919)
1842
Frederic T. Greenhalge, English-American lawyer and politician, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)
1835
Justo Rufino Barrios, Guatemalan president (d. 1885)
1834
Edgar Degas, French painter, sculptor, and illustrator (d. 1917)
1827
Mangal Pandey, Indian soldier (d. 1857)
1822
Princess Augusta of Cambridge (d. 1916)
1819
Gottfried Keller, Swiss author, poet, and playwright (d. 1890)
1814
Samuel Colt, American businessman, founded the Colt's Manufacturing Company (d. 1862)
1800
Juan José Flores, Venezuelan general and politician, 1st President of Ecuador (d. 1864)
1789
John Martin, English painter, engraver, and illustrator (d. 1854)
1771
Thomas Talbot, Irish-Canadian colonel and politician (d. 1853)
1759
Marianna Auenbrugger, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1782)
1759
Seraphim of Sarov, Russian monk and saint (d. 1833)
1744
Heinrich Christian Boie, German author and poet (d. 1806)
1688
Giuseppe Castiglione, Italian missionary and painter (d. 1766)
1670
Richard Leveridge, English singer-songwriter (d. 1758)
1569
Conrad Vorstius, Dutch theologian (d. 1622)
1420
William VIII, Marquess of Montferrat (d. 1483)
1223
Baibars, sultan of Egypt (d. 1277)
810
Muhammad al-Bukhari, Persian scholar (d. 870)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Jon Schnepp, American producer, director, voice actor, editor, writer, cartoonist, animator, and cinematographer
2016
Garry Marshall, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1934)
2015
Van Alexander, American composer and conductor (b. 1915)
2015
Galina Prozumenshchikova, Ukrainian-Russian swimmer and journalist (b. 1948)
2015
Carmino Ravosa, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (b. 1930)
2015
Gennadiy Seleznyov, Russian journalist and politician, 2nd Speaker of the Duma (b. 1947)
2014
Rubem Alves, Brazilian theologian (b. 1933)
2014
David Easton, Canadian-American political scientist and academic (b. 1917)
2014
Paul M. Fleiss, American pediatrician and author (b. 1933)
2014
James Garner, American actor (b. 1928)
2014
Jerzy Jurka, Polish biologist (b. 1950)
2014
Ray King, English footballer and manager (b. 1924)
2014
Ingemar Odlander, Swedish journalist (b. 1936)
2014
Harry Pougher, English cricketer (b. 1941)
2014
Leen Vleggeert, Dutch politician (b. 1931)
2014
John Winkin, American baseball player, coach, and journalist (b. 1919)
2013
Mikhail Gorsheniov, Russian singer-songwriter (b. 1973)
2013
Geeto Mongol, Canadian-American wrestler and trainer (b. 1931)
2013
Mel Smith, English actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1952)
2013
Bert Trautmann, German footballer and manager (b. 1923)
2013
Phil Woosnam, Welsh-American soccer player and manager (b. 1932)
2013
Peter Ziegler, Swiss geologist and academic (b. 1928)
2013
Leyla Erbil, Turkish author (b. 1931)
2012
Humayun Ahmed, Bangladeshi director and playwright (b. 1948)
2012
Tom Davis, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1952)
2012
Mohammad Hassan Ganji, Iranian meteorologist and academic (b. 1912)
2012
Omar Suleiman, Egyptian general and politician, 16th Vice President of Egypt (b. 1935)
2012
Sylvia Woods, American businesswoman, co-founded Sylvia's Restaurant of Harlem (b. 1926)
2012
Valiulla Yakupov, Islamic cleric (b. 1963)
2010
Cécile Aubry, French actress, author, television screenwriter and director (b. 1928)
2010
Jon Cleary, Australian author and playwright (b. 1917)
2009
Frank McCourt, American author and educator (b. 1930)
2009
Henry Surtees, English race car driver (b. 1991)
2008
Dercy Gonçalves, Brazilian comedian and actress (b. 1907)
2007
A. K. Faezul Huq, Bangladeshi journalist, lawyer, and politician (b. 1945)
2007
Roberto Fontanarrosa, Argentinian cartoonist (b. 1944)
2006
Jack Warden, American actor (b. 1920)
2005
Edward Bunker, American author and screenwriter (b. 1933)
2004
Sylvia Daoust, Canadian sculptor (b. 1902)
2004
J. Gordon Edwards, American entomologist, mountaineer, and DDT advocate (b. 1919)
2004
Francis A. Marzen, American priest and journalist (b. 1924)
2004
Zenkō Suzuki, Japanese politician, 70th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1911)
2003
Bill Bright, American evangelist and author, founded the Campus Crusade for Christ (b. 1921)
2003
Pierre Graber, Swiss politician, President of the Swiss National Council (b. 1908)
2002
Dave Carter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1952)
2002
Alan Lomax, American historian, scholar, and activist (b. 1915)
1998
Elmer Valo, Polish-American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1921)
1994
Victor Barbeau, Canadian author and academic (b. 1896)
1992
Paolo Borsellino, Italian lawyer and judge (b. 1940)
1990
Eddie Quillan, American actor (b. 1907)
1989
Kazimierz Sabbat, Polish businessman and politician, President of the Republic of Poland (b. 1913)
1985
Janusz Zajdel, Polish author (b. 1938)
1984
Faina Ranevskaya, Russian actress (b. 1896)
1982
Hugh Everett III, American physicist and mathematician (b. 1930)
1981
Roger Doucet, Canadian tenor (b. 1919)
1980
Margaret Craven, American journalist and author (b. 1901)
1980
Nihat Erim, Turkish jurist and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1912)
1980
Hans Morgenthau, German-American political scientist, philosopher, and academic (b. 1904)
1977
Karl Ristikivi, Estonian geographer, author, and poet (b. 1912)
1975
Lefty Frizzell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1928)
1974
Ernő Schwarz, Hungarian-American soccer player and coach (b. 1904)
1969
Stratis Myrivilis, Greek soldier and author (b. 1890)
1967
Odell Shepard, American poet and politician, 66th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut (b. 1884)
1965
Syngman Rhee, South Korean journalist and politician, 1st President of South Korea (b. 1875)
1963
William Andrew, English priest (b. 1884)
1947
U Razak, Burmese educator and politician (b. 1898)
1947
Aung San, Burmese general and politician (b. 1915)
1947
Lyuh Woon-hyung, South Korean politician (b. 1886)
1943
Yekaterina Budanova, Russian captain and pilot (b. 1916)
1939
Rose Hartwick Thorpe, American poet and author (b. 1850)
1933
Kaarle Krohn, Finnish historian and academic (b. 1863)
1930
Robert Stout, Scottish-New Zealand politician, 13th Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1844)
1925
John Indermaur, British lawyer (b. 1851)
1913
Clímaco Calderón, Colombian lawyer and politician, 15th President of Colombia (b. 1852)
1896
Abraham H. Cannon, American publisher and religious leader (b. 1859)
1878
Yegor Ivanovich Zolotarev, Russian mathematician and academic (b. 1847)
1857
Stefano Franscini, Swiss statistician and politician (b. 1796)
1855
Konstantin Batyushkov, Russian poet and translator (b. 1787)
1850
Margaret Fuller, American journalist and critic (b. 1810)
1838
Pierre Louis Dulong, French physicist and chemist (b. 1785)
1824
Agustín de Iturbide, Mexican general and emperor (b. 1783)
1814
Matthew Flinders, English navigator and cartographer (b. 1774)
1810
Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Prussian queen (b. 1776)
1742
William Somervile, English poet and author (b. 1675)
1631
Cesare Cremonini, Italian philosopher and academic (b. 1550)
1543
Mary Boleyn, English daughter of Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire (b. 1499)
1415
Philippa of Lancaster, Portuguese queen (b. 1360)
1374
Petrarch, Italian poet and scholar (b. 1304)
1333
John Campbell, Scottish nobleman
1333
Alexander Bruce, Scottish nobleman
1333
Sir Archibald Douglas, Scottish nobleman
1333
Maol Choluim II, Scottish nobleman
1333
Kenneth de Moravia, 4th Earl of Sutherland
1249
Jacopo Tiepolo, doge of Venice
1234
Floris IV, Dutch nobleman (b. 1210)
1030
Adalberon, French bishop
998
Damian Dalassenos, Byzantine general (b. 940)
973
Kyunyeo, Korean monk and poet (b. 917)
806
Li Shigu, Chinese general (b. 778)
514
Symmachus, pope of the Catholic Church