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On This Day in History:  July 22

July 22 is the 203rd day of the year (204th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 162 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
'Darth Vader' collects $95 million Jamaican Lotto jackpot. Some people might use masks, others might wear dark sunglasses. While these sound like easy and viable go-to options for concealing one's identity, there's one winner who knows how to step up their anonymity game.
2019
Lottery losers could get paid after lottery scam lawsuit settles for $4.3 million. A class-action lawsuit to benefit potentially millions of owners of losing tickets linked to the largest lottery scam in U.S. history has been settled for $4.3 million, according to a statement sent by an attorney in the case.
2015
$1M Mega Millions prize sold in Michigan to expire soon. Just two weeks remain for the lucky Michigan winner of a $1 million Mega Millions prize to come forward and claim the big prize.
2014
N.M. man had jackpot-winning lottery ticket in car for 2 months. For almost two months, Dennis Romero of Albuquerque, New Mexico, drove around town with a lottery ticket worth $385,000 in the backseat of his car.
2014
Seeing sales slowing, Missouri Lottery officials seek new customers. Steady growth has always been a challenge for state lotteries as they age, and the Missouri Lottery is trying to come up with solutions to that problem.
2011
Lottery winner busted on pot charge. A Massachusetts man riding high after winning $500 in the lottery jumped onto the roof of a car to celebrate, only to be brought back to earth by police, who busted him for property damage -- and possession of marijuana, officials said.
2009
Lottery winner picks up check, then gets arrested. It was a good news, bad news day for Barry Shell. The good news: he won more than $4 million. The bad news: he ended up in jail.
2009
Arkansas lottery panel to recommend salary survey for auditor position. The audit committee of the Arkansas Lottery Commission decided Wednesday to recommend a national survey of salaries paid to lottery auditors before setting pay for the person to be hired as internal auditor of Arkansas' lottery program.
2009
AR Lottery spokesperson: Wrong salary set for security chief because of Web page error. Arkansas lottery spokesperson Julie Baldridge claimed Wednesday that Grant County Sheriff Lance Huey was hired at what lottery staff members believed was the midpoint salary grade because a state Web site listed the salary as such.
2009
$25M lottery scam aimed at elderly busted. The feds on Tuesday dismantled an Israeli boiler-room operation that conned elderly U.S. victims out of $25 million by telling them they'd won a sweepstakes lottery.
2009
West Virginia Lottery brings in $20M more than expected. The West Virginia Lottery beat its forecast by $20 million during the just-completed fiscal year, despite the recession and competition from neighboring Pennsylvania, agency officials announced Wednesday.
2009
Washington Lottery-Seahawks team up on scratch game. Washington's Lottery is rolling out a scratch-off ticket with the Seattle Seahawks, now that the NFL owners have agreed to allow team logos to be used on lottery tickets.
2005
$170M Mega Millions jackpot has Calif. Lottery officials scrambling. Less than a month into Mega Millions sales, California Lottery officials find themselves scrambling to market a life-altering jackpot, instead of merely educating people about the game as they had planned.
2005
S.C. Lottery officials continue to investigate drawing error. South Carolina Lottery officials say it will be several months before the financial impact is clear from an error made in a Palmetto Cash Five drawing last month.
2004
$36 Million Powerball Jackpot Up For Grabs. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $36 million, with a cash option of $19.1 million.
2004
Mega Millions lottery fraudster tries boxing. Elecia Battle, the woman who caused a controversy when she falsely claimed that she lost a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket, is back in the news, and she's literally fighting to get there.
2004
N.D. Powerball lottery winner claims $100,000 prize. After more than two weeks, the winner of $100,000 from the July 3 Powerball drawing has come forward in North Dakota.
2004
Kentucky Lottery sales set record last fiscal year. Kentucky Lottery ticket sales for the fiscal year ending June 30 totaled a record $725.2 million, a 7.7 percent increase over the previous year, state lottery officials announced yesterday.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$543 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 24, 2018
2.$391.1 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 23, 2016
3.$262 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 25, 2017
4.€193.54 Million
US$216.03 Million
Draw Date
Jul 23, 2019
5.$205 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2017
6.$170 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2005
7.$168 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 23, 2019
8.$166 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 24, 2013
9.$147 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 25, 2018
10.€112 Million
US$135.33 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 24, 2012
11.$125 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 22, 1998
11.$125 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2008
13.$124 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 24, 2020
14.€112.05 Million
US$122.97 Million
Draw Date
Jul 23, 2016
15.$121 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 25, 2012
16.€96 Million
US$116.92 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2005
17.$116 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2006
18.$106 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2020
19.$92 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 23, 2011
20.€73.76 Million
US$86.02 Million
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2017
21.$82 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 25, 2007
22.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2015
23.€70.54 Million
US$77.56 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2016
24.$74 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2009
25.$65 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 22, 2000

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1986
Tuesday, Jul 22, 1986
34 years old
1977
Friday, Jul 22, 1977
43 years old
1977
Friday, Jul 22, 1977
43 years old
1970
Wednesday, Jul 22, 1970
50 years old
1969
Tuesday, Jul 22, 1969
51 years old
1968
Monday, Jul 22, 1968
52 years old
1968
Monday, Jul 22, 1968
52 years old
1958
Tuesday, Jul 22, 1958
62 years old
1930
Tuesday, Jul 22, 1930
90 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2013
2013 Dingxi earthquakes, a series of earthquakes in Dingxi, China, kills at least 89 people and injures more than 500 others.
2011
2011 Norway attacks: first a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, followed by a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.
2005
Jean Charles de Menezes is killed by police as the hunt begins for the London Bombers responsible for the 7 July 2005 London bombings and the 21 July 2005 London bombings.
2003
Members of 101st Airborne of the United States, aided by Special Forces, attack a compound in Iraq, killing Saddam Hussein's sons Uday and Qusay, along with Mustapha Hussein, Qusay's 14-year-old son, and a bodyguard.
1997
The second Blue Water Bridge opens between Port Huron, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario.
1993
Great Flood of 1993: Levees near Kaskaskia, Illinois rupture, forcing the entire town to evacuate by barges operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.
1992
Near Medellín, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison fearing extradition to the United States.
1990
Greg LeMond, an American road racing cyclist, wins his third Tour de France after leading the majority of the race. It was LeMond’s second consecutive Tour de France victory.
1983
Martial law in Poland is officially revoked.
1977
Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power.
1976
Japan completes its last reparation to the Philippines for war crimes committed during imperial Japan's conquest of the country in the Second World War.
1963
Crown Colony of Sarawak gains self-governance.
1962
Mariner program: Mariner 1 spacecraft flies erratically several minutes after launch and has to be destroyed.
1946
King David Hotel bombing: A Zionist underground organisation, the Irgun, bombs the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, site of the civil administration and military headquarters for Mandatory Palestine, resulting in 91 deaths.
1944
The Polish Committee of National Liberation publishes its manifesto, starting the period of Communist rule in Poland
1943
World War II: Allied forces capture Palermo during the Allied invasion of Sicily.
1943
World War II: Axis occupation forces violently disperse a massive protest in Athens, killing 22.
1942
The United States government begins compulsory civilian gasoline rationing due to the wartime demands.
1942
The Holocaust in Poland: The systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto begins.
1937
New Deal: The United States Senate votes down President Franklin D. Roosevelt's proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court of the United States.
1933
Aviator Wiley Post returns to Floyd Bennett Field in New York City, completing the first solo flight around the world in seven days, 18 hours and 49 minutes.
1916
Preparedness Day Bombing: In San Francisco, a bomb explodes on Market Street during a parade, killing ten and injuring 40.
1894
The first ever motor race is held in France between the cities of Paris and Rouen. The fastest finisher was the Comte Jules-Albert de Dion, but the 'official' victory was awarded to Albert Lemaître driving his 3 hp petrol engined Peugeot.
1893
Katharine Lee Bates writes "America the Beautiful" after admiring the view from the top of Pikes Peak near Colorado Springs, Colorado.
1864
American Civil War: Battle of Atlanta: Outside Atlanta, Confederate General John Bell Hood leads an unsuccessful attack on Union troops under General William T. Sherman on Bald Hill.
1812
Napoleonic Wars: Peninsular War: Battle of Salamanca: British forces led by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) defeat French troops near Salamanca, Spain.
1805
Napoleonic Wars: War of the Third Coalition: Battle of Cape Finisterre: An inconclusive naval action is fought between a combined French and Spanish fleet under Admiral Pierre-Charles Villeneuve of Spain and a British fleet under Admiral Robert Calder.
1802
Emperor Gia Long conquers Hanoi and unified Viet Nam, which had experienced centuries of feudal warfare.
1797
Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Battle between Spanish and British naval forces during the French Revolutionary Wars. During the Battle, Rear-Admiral Nelson is wounded in the arm and the arm had to be partially amputated.
1796
Surveyors of the Connecticut Land Company name an area in Ohio "Cleveland" after Gen. Moses Cleaveland, the superintendent of the surveying party.
1793
Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean becoming the first recorded human to complete a transcontinental crossing of North America.
1706
The Acts of Union 1707 are agreed upon by commissioners from the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland, which, when passed by each countries' Parliaments, led to the creation of the Kingdom of Great Britain.
1686
Albany, New York is formally chartered as a municipality by Governor Thomas Dongan.
1598
William Shakespeare’s play, The Merchant of Venice, is entered on the Stationers’ Register. By decree of Queen Elizabeth, the Stationers’ Register licensed printed works, giving the Crown tight control over all published material.
1587
Roanoke Colony: A second group of English settlers arrives on Roanoke Island off North Carolina to re-establish the deserted colony.
1499
Battle of Dornach: The Swiss decisively defeat the army of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor.
1484
Battle of Lochmaben Fair: A 500-man raiding party led by Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany and James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas are defeated by Scots forces loyal to Albany's brother James III of Scotland; Douglas is captured.
1456
Ottoman wars in Europe: Siege of Belgrade: John Hunyadi, Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary, defeats Mehmet II of the Ottoman Empire
1443
Battle of St. Jakob an der Sihl in the Old Zürich War.
1298
Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Falkirk: King Edward I of England and his longbowmen defeat William Wallace and his Scottish schiltrons outside the town of Falkirk.
1209
Massacre at Béziers: The first major military action of the Albigensian Crusade.
1099
First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem.
838
Battle of Anzen: The Byzantine emperor Theophilos suffers a heavy defeat by the Abbasids.

Births On This Day

2013
Prince George of Cambridge
2002
Prince Felix of Denmark
1996
Skyler Gisondo, American actor
1995
Ezekiel Elliott, American football player
1995
Armaan Malik, Indian playback singer, composer and songwriter
1994
Jaz Sinclair, American film and television actress
1993
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Kyrgyzstani-American terrorist
1992
Anja Aguilar, Filipino actress and singer
1992
Selena Gomez, American singer and actress
1991
Matty James, English footballer
1989
Keegan Allen, American actor, photographer and musician
1988
William Buick, Norwegian-British flat jockey
1988
Paul Coutts, Scottish footballer
1988
Thomas Kraft, German footballer
1988
Sercan Temizyürek, Turkish footballer
1987
Charlotte Kalla, Swedish skier
1986
Steve Johnson, American football player
1985
Jessica Abbott, Australian swimmer
1985
Takudzwa Ngwenya, Zimbabwean-American rugby player
1985
Akira Tozawa, Japanese wrestler
1984
Stewart Downing, English footballer
1983
Aldo de Nigris, Mexican footballer
1983
Dries Devenyns, Belgian cyclist
1983
Steven Jackson, American football player
1983
Andreas Ulvo, Norwegian pianist
1982
Nuwan Kulasekara, Sri Lankan cricketer
1980
Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer
1980
Kate Ryan, Belgian singer-songwriter
1980
Tablo, South Korean-Canadian rapper
1979
Anna Bieleń-Żarska, Polish tennis player
1979
Lucas Luhr, German race car driver
1979
Yadel Martí, Cuban baseball player
1978
Martyn Lee, English radio host and producer
1978
Runako Morton, Nevisian cricketer (d. 2012)
1978
Dennis Rommedahl, Danish footballer
1977
Ezio Galon, Italian rugby player
1977
Ingo Hertzsch, German footballer
1977
Gustavo Nery, Brazilian footballer
1974
Franka Potente, German actress
1974
Johnny Strong, American actor, musician, stuntman and martial artist
1973
Brian Chippendale, American singer and drummer
1973
Daniel Jones, English-Australian guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1973
Mike Sweeney, American baseball player and sportscaster
1973
Ece Temelkuran, Turkish journalist and author
1973
Rufus Wainwright, American-Canadian singer-songwriter
1972
Colin Ferguson, Canadian actor, director, and producer
1972
Seth Fisher, American illustrator (d. 2006)
1972
Keyshawn Johnson, American football player and sportscaster
1971
Aaron McCargo Jr., American chef, TV personality and TV show host
1970
Jason Becker, American guitarist and songwriter
1970
Steve Carter, Australian rugby league player
1970
Devendra Fadnavis, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
1970
Sergei Zubov, Russian ice hockey player and coach
1969
Despina Vandi, German-Greek singer and actress
1967
Lauren Booth, English journalist and activist
1967
Rhys Ifans, Welsh actor
1966
Tim Brown, American football player and manager
1965
Derrick Dalley, Canadian educator and politician
1965
Shawn Michaels, American wrestler, trainer, and actor
1965
Richard B. Poore, New Zealand humanitarian
1965
Doug Riesenberg, American football player and coach
1964
Will Calhoun, American rock drummer (Living Colour)
1964
Bonnie Langford, English actress and dancer
1964
John Leguizamo, Colombian-American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1964
David Spade, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1963
Emilio Butragueño, Spanish footballer
1963
Emily Saliers, American singer-songwriter and musician
1962
Alvin Robertson, American basketball player
1962
Martine St. Clair, Canadian singer and actress
1961
Calvin Fish, English race car driver and sportscaster
1961
Keith Sweat, American singer-songwriter and producer
1960
Jon Oliva, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1958
Tatsunori Hara, Japanese baseball player and coach
1958
David Von Erich, American wrestler (d. 1984)
1957
Dave Stieb, American baseball player
1956
Mick Pointer, English neo-progressive rock drummer (Marillion; Arena)
1956
Scott Sanderson, American baseball player and sportscaster
1955
Richard J. Corman, American businessman, founded the R.J. Corman Railroad Group (d. 2013)
1955
Willem Dafoe, American actor
1954
Al Di Meola, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1954
Steve LaTourette, American lawyer and politician (d. 2016)
1954
Lonette McKee, American actress and singer
1954
Ingrid Daubechies, Belgian physicist and mathematician
1953
Brian Howe, English singer-songwriter
1951
Richard Bennett, American guitarist and producer
1951
J. V. Cain, American football player (d. 1979)
1951
Patriarch Daniel of Romania
1951
Richard Bennett, American guitarist and producer
1950
S. E. Hinton, American author
1949
Alan Menken, American pianist and composer
1949
Lasse Virén, Finnish runner and police officer
1947
Albert Brooks, American actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter
1947
Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician
1947
Don Henley, American singer-songwriter and drummer
1946
Danny Glover, American actor, director, and producer
1946
Paul Schrader, American director and screenwriter
1946
Rolando Joven Tria Tirona, Filipino archbishop
1946
Johnson Toribiong, Palauan lawyer and politician, 7th President of Palau
1945
Philip Cohen, English biochemist and academic
1944
Rick Davies, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1944
Sparky Lyle, American baseball player and manager
1944
Anand Satyanand, New Zealand lawyer, judge, and politician, 19th Governor-General of New Zealand
1943
Masaru Emoto, Japanese author and activist (d. 2014)
1943
Kay Bailey Hutchison, American lawyer and politician
1943
Bobby Sherman, American singer-songwriter and actor
1942
Michael Abney-Hastings, 14th Earl of Loudoun, English-Australian politician (d. 2012)
1942
Peter Habeler, Austrian mountaineer and skier
1942
Les Johns, Australian rugby league player and coach
1941
Estelle Bennett, American singer (d. 2009)
1941
Vaughn Bodē, American illustrator (d. 1975)
1941
George Clinton, American singer-songwriter and producer
1941
David M. Kennedy, American historian and author
1940
Judith Walzer Leavitt, American historian and academic
1940
Alex Trebek, Canadian-American game show host and producer
1938
Terence Stamp, English actor
1937
Chuck Jackson, American R&B singer and songwriter
1937
Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese-American wrestler and manager (d. 1999)
1937
John Price, English cricketer
1937
Vasant Ranjane, Indian cricketer (d. 2011)
1936
Don Patterson, American organist (d. 1988)
1936
Harold Rhodes, English cricketer
1936
Geraldine Claudette Darden, American mathematician
1935
Tom Cartwright, English-Welsh cricketer and coach (d. 2007)
1934
Junior Cook, American saxophonist (d. 1992)
1934
Louise Fletcher, American actress
1932
Oscar de la Renta, Dominican-American fashion designer (d. 2014)
1932
Tom Robbins, American novelist
1931
Leo Labine, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
1929
John Barber, English race car driver
1929
Leonid Stolovich, Russian-Estonian philosopher and academic (d. 2013)
1929
Neil Welliver, American painter (d. 2005)
1929
Baselios Thomas I, Indian bishop
1928
Orson Bean, American actor
1928
Jimmy Hill, English footballer, manager, and sportscaster (d. 2015)
1927
Johan Ferner, Norwegian sailor (d. 2015)
1926
Bryan Forbes, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
1926
Wolfgang Iser, German scholar, literary theorist (d. 2007)
1925
Jack Matthews, American author, playwright, and academic (d. 2013)
1925
Joseph Sargent, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2014)
1924
Margaret Whiting, American singer (d. 2011)
1923
Bob Dole, American soldier, lawyer, and politician
1923
César Fernández Ardavín, Spanish director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
1921
William V. Roth Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 2003)
1916
Gino Bianco, Brazilian race car driver (d. 1984)
1916
Marcel Cerdan, French boxer (d. 1949)
1915
Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Indian-Pakistani politician and diplomat (d. 2000)
1913
Gorni Kramer, Italian bassist, songwriter, and bandleader (d. 1995)
1910
Ruthie Tompson, American animator and artist
1909
Licia Albanese, Italian-American soprano and actress (d. 2014)
1909
Dorino Serafini, Italian race car driver (d. 2000)
1908
Amy Vanderbilt, American author (d. 1974)
1899
Sobhuza II of Swaziland (d. 1982)
1898
Stephen Vincent Benét, American poet, short story writer, and novelist (d. 1943)
1895
León de Greiff, Colombian poet, journalist, and diplomat (d. 1976)
1893
Jesse Haines, American baseball player and coach (d. 1978)
1893
Karl Menninger, American psychiatrist and author (d. 1990)
1892
Jack MacBryan, English cricketer and field hockey player (d. 1983)
1890
Rose Kennedy, American philanthropist (d. 1995)
1889
James Whale, English director (d. 1957)
1888
Kirk Bryan, American geologist and academic (d. 1950)
1888
Selman Waksman, Jewish-American biochemist and microbiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
1887
Gustav Ludwig Hertz, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1975)
1886
Hella Wuolijoki, Estonian-Finnish author (d. 1954)
1884
Odell Shepard, American poet and politician, 66th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut (d. 1967)
1882
Edward Hopper, American painter and etcher (d. 1967)
1881
Augusta Fox Bronner, American psychologist, specialist in juvenile psychology (d. 1966)
1878
Janusz Korczak, Polish pediatrician and author (d. 1942)
1863
Alec Hearne, English cricketer (d. 1952)
1862
Cosmo Duff-Gordon, Scottish fencer (d. 1931)
1856
Octave Hamelin, French philosopher (d. 1907)
1849
Emma Lazarus, American poet and educator (d. 1887)
1848
Adolphus Frederick V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1914)
1844
William Archibald Spooner, English priest and scholar (d. 1930)
1839
Jakob Hurt, Estonian theologist and linguist (d. 1907)
1784
Friedrich Bessel, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1846)
1755
Gaspard de Prony, French mathematician and engineer (d. 1839)
1733
Mikhail Shcherbatov, Russian philosopher and historian (d. 1790)
1713
Jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect, designed the Panthéon (d. 1780)
1711
Georg Wilhelm Richmann, German-Russian physicist and academic (d. 1753)
1651
Ferdinand Tobias Richter, Austrian organist and composer (d. 1711)
1647
Margaret Mary Alacoque, French nun, mystic and saint (d. 1690)
1630
Madame de Brinvilliers, French aristocrat (d. 1676)
1621
Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician, Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom (d. 1683)
1618
Johan Nieuhof, Dutch traveler (d. 1672)
1615
Marguerite of Lorraine, princess of Lorraine, duchess of Orléans (d. 1672)
1559
Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian priest and saint (d. 1619)
1552
Anthony Browne, Sheriff of Surrey and Kent (d. 1592)
1552
Mary Wriothesley, Countess of Southampton, Lady of English peer and others (d. 1607)
1535
Katarina Stenbock, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1621)
1531
Leonhard Thurneysser, scholar and elector of Brandenburg (d. 1595)
1478
Philip I of Castile (d. 1506)
1476
Zhu Youyuan, Ming Dynasty politician (d. 1519)
1437
John Scrope, 5th Baron Scrope of Bolton, English Baron (d. 1498)
1210
Joan of England, Queen of Scotland (d. 1238)

Deaths On This Day

2014
Johann Breyer, German SS officer (b. 1925)
2014
Louis Lentin, Irish director and producer (b. 1933)
2014
Nitzan Shirazi, Israeli footballer and manager (b. 1971)
2013
Natalie de Blois, American architect, co-designed the Lever House (b. 1921)
2013
Dennis Farina, American policeman and actor (b. 1944)
2013
Lawrie Reilly, Scottish footballer (b. 1928)
2013
Rosalie E. Wahl, American lawyer and judge (b. 1924)
2012
Ding Guangen, Chinese engineer and politician (b. 1929)
2012
George Armitage Miller, American psychologist and academic (b. 1920)
2012
Frank Pierson, American director and screenwriter (b. 1925)
2011
Linda Christian, Mexican-American actress (b. 1923)
2011
Cees de Wolf, Dutch footballer (b. 1945)
2010
Kenny Guinn, American banker and politician, 27th Governor of Nevada (b. 1936)
2010
Phillip Walker, American singer and guitarist (b. 1937)
2009
Richard M. Givan, American lawyer and judge (b. 1921)
2009
Peter Krieg, German director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1947)
2008
Estelle Getty, American actress (b. 1923)
2007
Mike Coolbaugh, American baseball player and coach (b. 1972)
2007
Jarrod Cunningham, New Zealand rugby player (b. 1968)
2007
László Kovács, Hungarian-American director and cinematographer (b. 1933)
2007
Rollie Stiles, American baseball player (b. 1906)
2006
Dika Newlin, American composer, singer-songwriter, and pianist (d. 1923)
2006
José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountaineer (b. 1965)
2005
Eugene Record, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1940)
2004
Sacha Distel, French singer and guitarist (b. 1933)
2004
Illinois Jacquet, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1922)
2001
Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (b. 1909)
2000
Eric Christmas, English-born Canadian actor (b. 1916)
2000
Carmen Martín Gaite, Spanish author, poet, and playwright (b. 1925)
2000
Raymond Lemieux, Canadian chemist and academic (b. 1920)
2000
Claude Sautet, French director and screenwriter (b. 1924)
1998
Fritz Buchloh, German footballer and coach (b. 1909)
1996
Rob Collins, English keyboard player (b. 1956)
1995
Harold Larwood, English-Australian cricketer (b. 1904)
1992
David Wojnarowicz, American painter, photographer, and activist (b. 1954)
1990
Manuel Puig, Argentinian author, playwright, and screenwriter (b. 1932)
1990
Eduard Streltsov, Soviet footballer (b. 1937)
1987
Fahrettin Kerim Gökay, Turkish physician and politician, Turkish Minister of Health (b. 1900)
1986
Floyd Gottfredson, American author and illustrator (b. 1905)
1986
Ede Staal, Dutch singer-songwriter (b. 1941)
1979
J. V. Cain, American football player (b. 1951)
1979
Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer and manager (b. 1929)
1974
Wayne Morse, American lawyer and politician (b. 1900)
1970
George Johnston, Australian journalist and author (b. 1912)
1968
Giovannino Guareschi, Italian journalist and cartoonist (b. 1908)
1967
Carl Sandburg, American poet and historian (b. 1878)
1958
Mikhail Zoshchenko, Ukrainian-Russian soldier and author (b. 1895)
1950
William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canadian economist and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1874)
1948
Rūdolfs Jurciņš, Latvian basketball player (b. 1909)
1940
George Fuller, Australian politician, 22nd Premier of New South Wales (b. 1861)
1940
Albert Young, American boxer and promoter (b. 1877)
1937
Ted McDonald, Australian cricketer and footballer (b. 1891)
1934
John Dillinger, American gangster (b. 1903)
1932
J. Meade Falkner, English author and poet (b. 1858)
1932
Reginald Fessenden, Canadian inventor and academic (b. 1866)
1932
Errico Malatesta, Italian activist and author (b. 1853)
1932
Flo Ziegfeld, American actor and producer (b. 1867)
1922
Jokichi Takamine, Japanese-American chemist and academic (b. 1854)
1920
William Kissam Vanderbilt, American businessman and horse breeder (b. 1849)
1918
Indra Lal Roy, Indian lieutenant and first Indian fighter aircraft pilot (b. 1898)
1916
James Whitcomb Riley, American poet and author (b. 1849)
1915
Sandford Fleming, Scottish-Canadian engineer and inventor, developed Standard time (b. 1827)
1908
Randal Cremer, English politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1828)
1906
William Snodgrass, Canadian minister and academic (b. 1827)
1904
Wilson Barrett, English actor and playwright (b. 1846)
1903
Cassius Marcellus Clay, American publisher, lawyer, and politician, United States Ambassador to Russia (b. 1810)
1902
Mieczysław Halka-Ledóchowski, Polish cardinal (b. 1822)
1869
John A. Roebling, German-American engineer, designed the Brooklyn Bridge (b. 1806)
1864
James B. McPherson, American general (b. 1828)
1833
Joseph Forlenze, Italian ophthalmologist and surgeon (b. 1757)
1832
Napoleon II, French emperor (b. 1811)
1826
Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian mathematician and astronomer (b. 1746)
1824
Thomas Macnamara Russell, English admiral
1802
Marie François Xavier Bichat, French anatomist and physiologist (b. 1771)
1789
Joseph Foullon de Doué, French politician, Controller-General of Finances (b. 1715)
1734
Peter King, 1st Baron King, English lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1669)
1726
Hugh Drysdale, English-American politician, Colonial Governor of Virginia
1676
Pope Clement X (b. 1590)
1645
Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares, Spanish statesman (b. 1587)
1619
Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian priest and saint (b. 1559)
1581
Richard Cox, English bishop (b. 1500)
1550
Jorge de Lencastre, Duke of Coimbra (b. 1481)
1540
John Zápolya, Hungarian king (b. 1487)
1525
Richard Wingfield, English courtier and diplomat, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (b. 1426)
1461
Charles VII of France (b. 1403)
1387
Frans Ackerman, Flemish politician (b. 1330)
1376
Simon Langham, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1310)
1362
Louis, Count of Gravina (b. 1324)
1298
Sir John de Graham, Scottish soldier at the Battle of Falkirk
1274
Henry I of Navarre, Count of Champagne and Brie and King of Navarre
1258
Meinhard I, Count of Gorizia-Tyrol (b. c. 1200)
698
Wu Chengsi, nephew of Chinese sovereign Wu Zetian