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
- '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.
- 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.
- $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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- $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.
- 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.
- 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.
- $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.
- 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.
- $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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
Jul 24, 2018
- 2.$391.1 Million
Jul 23, 2016
- 3.$262 Million
Jul 25, 2017
- 4.€193.54 Million
Jul 23, 2019
- 5.$205 Million
Jul 22, 2017
- 6.$170 Million
Jul 22, 2005
- 7.$168 Million
Jul 23, 2019
- 8.$166 Million
Jul 24, 2013
- 9.$147 Million
Jul 25, 2018
- 10.€112 Million
Jul 24, 2012
- 11.$125 Million
Jul 22, 1998
- 11.$125 Million
Jul 22, 2008
- 13.$124 Million
Jul 24, 2020
- 14.€112.05 Million
Jul 23, 2016
- 15.$121 Million
Jul 25, 2012
- 16.€96 Million
Jul 22, 2005
- 17.$116 Million
Jul 22, 2006
- 18.$106 Million
Jul 22, 2020
- 19.$92 Million
Jul 23, 2011
- 20.€73.76 Million
Jul 22, 2017
- 21.$82 Million
Jul 25, 2007
- 22.$80 Million
Jul 22, 2015
- 23.€70.54 Million
Jul 22, 2016
- 24.$74 Million
Jul 22, 2009
- 25.$65 Million
Jul 22, 2000
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Tuesday, Jul 22, 1986
34 years old
Friday, Jul 22, 1977
43 years old
Friday, Jul 22, 1977
43 years old
Wednesday, Jul 22, 1970
50 years old
Tuesday, Jul 22, 1969
51 years old
Monday, Jul 22, 1968
52 years old
Monday, Jul 22, 1968
52 years old
Tuesday, Jul 22, 1958
62 years old
Tuesday, Jul 22, 1930
90 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- 2013 Dingxi earthquakes, a series of earthquakes in Dingxi, China, kills at least 89 people and injures more than 500 others.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The second Blue Water Bridge opens between Port Huron, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario.
- Great Flood of 1993: Levees near Kaskaskia, Illinois rupture, forcing the entire town to evacuate by barges operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.
- Near Medellín, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison fearing extradition to the United States.
- 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.
- Martial law in Poland is officially revoked.
- Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power.
- 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.
- Crown Colony of Sarawak gains self-governance.
- Mariner program: Mariner 1 spacecraft flies erratically several minutes after launch and has to be destroyed.
- 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.
- The Polish Committee of National Liberation publishes its manifesto, starting the period of Communist rule in Poland
- World War II: Allied forces capture Palermo during the Allied invasion of Sicily.
- World War II: Axis occupation forces violently disperse a massive protest in Athens, killing 22.
- The United States government begins compulsory civilian gasoline rationing due to the wartime demands.
- The Holocaust in Poland: The systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto begins.
- 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.
- 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.
- Preparedness Day Bombing: In San Francisco, a bomb explodes on Market Street during a parade, killing ten and injuring 40.
- 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.
- Katharine Lee Bates writes "America the Beautiful" after admiring the view from the top of Pikes Peak near Colorado Springs, Colorado.
- 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.
- Napoleonic Wars: Peninsular War: Battle of Salamanca: British forces led by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) defeat French troops near Salamanca, Spain.
- 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.
- Emperor Gia Long conquers Hanoi and unified Viet Nam, which had experienced centuries of feudal warfare.
- 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.
- Surveyors of the Connecticut Land Company name an area in Ohio "Cleveland" after Gen. Moses Cleaveland, the superintendent of the surveying party.
- Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean becoming the first recorded human to complete a transcontinental crossing of North America.
- 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.
- Albany, New York is formally chartered as a municipality by Governor Thomas Dongan.
- 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.
- Roanoke Colony: A second group of English settlers arrives on Roanoke Island off North Carolina to re-establish the deserted colony.
- Battle of Dornach: The Swiss decisively defeat the army of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor.
- 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.
- Ottoman wars in Europe: Siege of Belgrade: John Hunyadi, Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary, defeats Mehmet II of the Ottoman Empire
- Battle of St. Jakob an der Sihl in the Old Zürich War.
- 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.
- Massacre at Béziers: The first major military action of the Albigensian Crusade.
- First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem.
- Battle of Anzen: The Byzantine emperor Theophilos suffers a heavy defeat by the Abbasids.
Births On This Day
- Prince George of Cambridge
- Prince Felix of Denmark
- Skyler Gisondo, American actor
- Ezekiel Elliott, American football player
- Armaan Malik, Indian playback singer, composer and songwriter
- Jaz Sinclair, American film and television actress
- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Kyrgyzstani-American terrorist
- Anja Aguilar, Filipino actress and singer
- Selena Gomez, American singer and actress
- Matty James, English footballer
- Keegan Allen, American actor, photographer and musician
- William Buick, Norwegian-British flat jockey
- Paul Coutts, Scottish footballer
- Thomas Kraft, German footballer
- Sercan Temizyürek, Turkish footballer
- Charlotte Kalla, Swedish skier
- Steve Johnson, American football player
- Jessica Abbott, Australian swimmer
- Takudzwa Ngwenya, Zimbabwean-American rugby player
- Akira Tozawa, Japanese wrestler
- Stewart Downing, English footballer
- Aldo de Nigris, Mexican footballer
- Dries Devenyns, Belgian cyclist
- Steven Jackson, American football player
- Andreas Ulvo, Norwegian pianist
- Nuwan Kulasekara, Sri Lankan cricketer
- Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer
- Kate Ryan, Belgian singer-songwriter
- Tablo, South Korean-Canadian rapper
- Anna Bieleń-Żarska, Polish tennis player
- Lucas Luhr, German race car driver
- Yadel Martí, Cuban baseball player
- Martyn Lee, English radio host and producer
- Runako Morton, Nevisian cricketer (d. 2012)
- Dennis Rommedahl, Danish footballer
- Ezio Galon, Italian rugby player
- Ingo Hertzsch, German footballer
- Gustavo Nery, Brazilian footballer
- Franka Potente, German actress
- Johnny Strong, American actor, musician, stuntman and martial artist
- Brian Chippendale, American singer and drummer
- Daniel Jones, English-Australian guitarist, songwriter, and producer
- Mike Sweeney, American baseball player and sportscaster
- Ece Temelkuran, Turkish journalist and author
- Rufus Wainwright, American-Canadian singer-songwriter
- Colin Ferguson, Canadian actor, director, and producer
- Seth Fisher, American illustrator (d. 2006)
- Keyshawn Johnson, American football player and sportscaster
- Aaron McCargo Jr., American chef, TV personality and TV show host
- Jason Becker, American guitarist and songwriter
- Steve Carter, Australian rugby league player
- Devendra Fadnavis, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
- Sergei Zubov, Russian ice hockey player and coach
- Despina Vandi, German-Greek singer and actress
- Lauren Booth, English journalist and activist
- Rhys Ifans, Welsh actor
- Tim Brown, American football player and manager
- Derrick Dalley, Canadian educator and politician
- Shawn Michaels, American wrestler, trainer, and actor
- Richard B. Poore, New Zealand humanitarian
- Doug Riesenberg, American football player and coach
- Will Calhoun, American rock drummer (Living Colour)
- Bonnie Langford, English actress and dancer
- John Leguizamo, Colombian-American actor, producer, and screenwriter
- David Spade, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
- Emilio Butragueño, Spanish footballer
- Emily Saliers, American singer-songwriter and musician
- Alvin Robertson, American basketball player
- Martine St. Clair, Canadian singer and actress
- Calvin Fish, English race car driver and sportscaster
- Keith Sweat, American singer-songwriter and producer
- Jon Oliva, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
- Tatsunori Hara, Japanese baseball player and coach
- David Von Erich, American wrestler (d. 1984)
- Dave Stieb, American baseball player
- Mick Pointer, English neo-progressive rock drummer (Marillion; Arena)
- Scott Sanderson, American baseball player and sportscaster
- Richard J. Corman, American businessman, founded the R.J. Corman Railroad Group (d. 2013)
- Willem Dafoe, American actor
- Al Di Meola, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
- Steve LaTourette, American lawyer and politician (d. 2016)
- Lonette McKee, American actress and singer
- Ingrid Daubechies, Belgian physicist and mathematician
- Brian Howe, English singer-songwriter
- Richard Bennett, American guitarist and producer
- J. V. Cain, American football player (d. 1979)
- Patriarch Daniel of Romania
- Richard Bennett, American guitarist and producer
- S. E. Hinton, American author
- Alan Menken, American pianist and composer
- Lasse Virén, Finnish runner and police officer
- Albert Brooks, American actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter
- Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician
- Don Henley, American singer-songwriter and drummer
- Danny Glover, American actor, director, and producer
- Paul Schrader, American director and screenwriter
- Rolando Joven Tria Tirona, Filipino archbishop
- Johnson Toribiong, Palauan lawyer and politician, 7th President of Palau
- Philip Cohen, English biochemist and academic
- Rick Davies, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
- Sparky Lyle, American baseball player and manager
- Anand Satyanand, New Zealand lawyer, judge, and politician, 19th Governor-General of New Zealand
- Masaru Emoto, Japanese author and activist (d. 2014)
- Kay Bailey Hutchison, American lawyer and politician
- Bobby Sherman, American singer-songwriter and actor
- Michael Abney-Hastings, 14th Earl of Loudoun, English-Australian politician (d. 2012)
- Peter Habeler, Austrian mountaineer and skier
- Les Johns, Australian rugby league player and coach
- Estelle Bennett, American singer (d. 2009)
- Vaughn Bodē, American illustrator (d. 1975)
- George Clinton, American singer-songwriter and producer
- David M. Kennedy, American historian and author
- Judith Walzer Leavitt, American historian and academic
- Alex Trebek, Canadian-American game show host and producer
- Terence Stamp, English actor
- Chuck Jackson, American R&B singer and songwriter
- Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese-American wrestler and manager (d. 1999)
- John Price, English cricketer
- Vasant Ranjane, Indian cricketer (d. 2011)
- Don Patterson, American organist (d. 1988)
- Harold Rhodes, English cricketer
- Geraldine Claudette Darden, American mathematician
- Tom Cartwright, English-Welsh cricketer and coach (d. 2007)
- Junior Cook, American saxophonist (d. 1992)
- Louise Fletcher, American actress
- Oscar de la Renta, Dominican-American fashion designer (d. 2014)
- Tom Robbins, American novelist
- Leo Labine, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
- John Barber, English race car driver
- Leonid Stolovich, Russian-Estonian philosopher and academic (d. 2013)
- Neil Welliver, American painter (d. 2005)
- Baselios Thomas I, Indian bishop
- Orson Bean, American actor
- Jimmy Hill, English footballer, manager, and sportscaster (d. 2015)
- Johan Ferner, Norwegian sailor (d. 2015)
- Bryan Forbes, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
- Wolfgang Iser, German scholar, literary theorist (d. 2007)
- Jack Matthews, American author, playwright, and academic (d. 2013)
- Joseph Sargent, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2014)
- Margaret Whiting, American singer (d. 2011)
- Bob Dole, American soldier, lawyer, and politician
- César Fernández Ardavín, Spanish director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
- William V. Roth Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 2003)
- Gino Bianco, Brazilian race car driver (d. 1984)
- Marcel Cerdan, French boxer (d. 1949)
- Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Indian-Pakistani politician and diplomat (d. 2000)
- Gorni Kramer, Italian bassist, songwriter, and bandleader (d. 1995)
- Ruthie Tompson, American animator and artist
- Licia Albanese, Italian-American soprano and actress (d. 2014)
- Dorino Serafini, Italian race car driver (d. 2000)
- Amy Vanderbilt, American author (d. 1974)
- Sobhuza II of Swaziland (d. 1982)
- Stephen Vincent Benét, American poet, short story writer, and novelist (d. 1943)
- León de Greiff, Colombian poet, journalist, and diplomat (d. 1976)
- Jesse Haines, American baseball player and coach (d. 1978)
- Karl Menninger, American psychiatrist and author (d. 1990)
- Jack MacBryan, English cricketer and field hockey player (d. 1983)
- Rose Kennedy, American philanthropist (d. 1995)
- James Whale, English director (d. 1957)
- Kirk Bryan, American geologist and academic (d. 1950)
- Selman Waksman, Jewish-American biochemist and microbiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
- Gustav Ludwig Hertz, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1975)
- Hella Wuolijoki, Estonian-Finnish author (d. 1954)
- Odell Shepard, American poet and politician, 66th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut (d. 1967)
- Edward Hopper, American painter and etcher (d. 1967)
- Augusta Fox Bronner, American psychologist, specialist in juvenile psychology (d. 1966)
- Janusz Korczak, Polish pediatrician and author (d. 1942)
- Alec Hearne, English cricketer (d. 1952)
- Cosmo Duff-Gordon, Scottish fencer (d. 1931)
- Octave Hamelin, French philosopher (d. 1907)
- Emma Lazarus, American poet and educator (d. 1887)
- Adolphus Frederick V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1914)
- William Archibald Spooner, English priest and scholar (d. 1930)
- Jakob Hurt, Estonian theologist and linguist (d. 1907)
- Friedrich Bessel, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1846)
- Gaspard de Prony, French mathematician and engineer (d. 1839)
- Mikhail Shcherbatov, Russian philosopher and historian (d. 1790)
- Jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect, designed the Panthéon (d. 1780)
- Georg Wilhelm Richmann, German-Russian physicist and academic (d. 1753)
- Ferdinand Tobias Richter, Austrian organist and composer (d. 1711)
- Margaret Mary Alacoque, French nun, mystic and saint (d. 1690)
- Madame de Brinvilliers, French aristocrat (d. 1676)
- Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician, Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom (d. 1683)
- Johan Nieuhof, Dutch traveler (d. 1672)
- Marguerite of Lorraine, princess of Lorraine, duchess of Orléans (d. 1672)
- Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian priest and saint (d. 1619)
- Anthony Browne, Sheriff of Surrey and Kent (d. 1592)
- Mary Wriothesley, Countess of Southampton, Lady of English peer and others (d. 1607)
- Katarina Stenbock, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1621)
- Leonhard Thurneysser, scholar and elector of Brandenburg (d. 1595)
- Philip I of Castile (d. 1506)
- Zhu Youyuan, Ming Dynasty politician (d. 1519)
- John Scrope, 5th Baron Scrope of Bolton, English Baron (d. 1498)
- Joan of England, Queen of Scotland (d. 1238)
Deaths On This Day
- Johann Breyer, German SS officer (b. 1925)
- Louis Lentin, Irish director and producer (b. 1933)
- Nitzan Shirazi, Israeli footballer and manager (b. 1971)
- Natalie de Blois, American architect, co-designed the Lever House (b. 1921)
- Dennis Farina, American policeman and actor (b. 1944)
- Lawrie Reilly, Scottish footballer (b. 1928)
- Rosalie E. Wahl, American lawyer and judge (b. 1924)
- Ding Guangen, Chinese engineer and politician (b. 1929)
- George Armitage Miller, American psychologist and academic (b. 1920)
- Frank Pierson, American director and screenwriter (b. 1925)
- Linda Christian, Mexican-American actress (b. 1923)
- Cees de Wolf, Dutch footballer (b. 1945)
- Kenny Guinn, American banker and politician, 27th Governor of Nevada (b. 1936)
- Phillip Walker, American singer and guitarist (b. 1937)
- Richard M. Givan, American lawyer and judge (b. 1921)
- Peter Krieg, German director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1947)
- Estelle Getty, American actress (b. 1923)
- Mike Coolbaugh, American baseball player and coach (b. 1972)
- Jarrod Cunningham, New Zealand rugby player (b. 1968)
- László Kovács, Hungarian-American director and cinematographer (b. 1933)
- Rollie Stiles, American baseball player (b. 1906)
- Dika Newlin, American composer, singer-songwriter, and pianist (d. 1923)
- José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountaineer (b. 1965)
- Eugene Record, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1940)
- Sacha Distel, French singer and guitarist (b. 1933)
- Illinois Jacquet, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1922)
- Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (b. 1909)
- Eric Christmas, English-born Canadian actor (b. 1916)
- Carmen Martín Gaite, Spanish author, poet, and playwright (b. 1925)
- Raymond Lemieux, Canadian chemist and academic (b. 1920)
- Claude Sautet, French director and screenwriter (b. 1924)
- Fritz Buchloh, German footballer and coach (b. 1909)
- Rob Collins, English keyboard player (b. 1956)
- Harold Larwood, English-Australian cricketer (b. 1904)
- David Wojnarowicz, American painter, photographer, and activist (b. 1954)
- Manuel Puig, Argentinian author, playwright, and screenwriter (b. 1932)
- Eduard Streltsov, Soviet footballer (b. 1937)
- Fahrettin Kerim Gökay, Turkish physician and politician, Turkish Minister of Health (b. 1900)
- Floyd Gottfredson, American author and illustrator (b. 1905)
- Ede Staal, Dutch singer-songwriter (b. 1941)
- J. V. Cain, American football player (b. 1951)
- Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer and manager (b. 1929)
- Wayne Morse, American lawyer and politician (b. 1900)
- George Johnston, Australian journalist and author (b. 1912)
- Giovannino Guareschi, Italian journalist and cartoonist (b. 1908)
- Carl Sandburg, American poet and historian (b. 1878)
- Mikhail Zoshchenko, Ukrainian-Russian soldier and author (b. 1895)
- William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canadian economist and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1874)
- Rūdolfs Jurciņš, Latvian basketball player (b. 1909)
- George Fuller, Australian politician, 22nd Premier of New South Wales (b. 1861)
- Albert Young, American boxer and promoter (b. 1877)
- Ted McDonald, Australian cricketer and footballer (b. 1891)
- John Dillinger, American gangster (b. 1903)
- J. Meade Falkner, English author and poet (b. 1858)
- Reginald Fessenden, Canadian inventor and academic (b. 1866)
- Errico Malatesta, Italian activist and author (b. 1853)
- Flo Ziegfeld, American actor and producer (b. 1867)
- Jokichi Takamine, Japanese-American chemist and academic (b. 1854)
- William Kissam Vanderbilt, American businessman and horse breeder (b. 1849)
- Indra Lal Roy, Indian lieutenant and first Indian fighter aircraft pilot (b. 1898)
- James Whitcomb Riley, American poet and author (b. 1849)
- Sandford Fleming, Scottish-Canadian engineer and inventor, developed Standard time (b. 1827)
- Randal Cremer, English politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1828)
- William Snodgrass, Canadian minister and academic (b. 1827)
- Wilson Barrett, English actor and playwright (b. 1846)
- Cassius Marcellus Clay, American publisher, lawyer, and politician, United States Ambassador to Russia (b. 1810)
- Mieczysław Halka-Ledóchowski, Polish cardinal (b. 1822)
- John A. Roebling, German-American engineer, designed the Brooklyn Bridge (b. 1806)
- James B. McPherson, American general (b. 1828)
- Joseph Forlenze, Italian ophthalmologist and surgeon (b. 1757)
- Napoleon II, French emperor (b. 1811)
- Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian mathematician and astronomer (b. 1746)
- Thomas Macnamara Russell, English admiral
- Marie François Xavier Bichat, French anatomist and physiologist (b. 1771)
- Joseph Foullon de Doué, French politician, Controller-General of Finances (b. 1715)
- Peter King, 1st Baron King, English lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1669)
- Hugh Drysdale, English-American politician, Colonial Governor of Virginia
- Pope Clement X (b. 1590)
- Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares, Spanish statesman (b. 1587)
- Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian priest and saint (b. 1559)
- Richard Cox, English bishop (b. 1500)
- Jorge de Lencastre, Duke of Coimbra (b. 1481)
- John Zápolya, Hungarian king (b. 1487)
- Richard Wingfield, English courtier and diplomat, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (b. 1426)
- Charles VII of France (b. 1403)
- Frans Ackerman, Flemish politician (b. 1330)
- Simon Langham, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1310)
- Louis, Count of Gravina (b. 1324)
- Sir John de Graham, Scottish soldier at the Battle of Falkirk
- Henry I of Navarre, Count of Champagne and Brie and King of Navarre
- Meinhard I, Count of Gorizia-Tyrol (b. c. 1200)
- Wu Chengsi, nephew of Chinese sovereign Wu Zetian