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On This Day in History:  June 19

June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 195 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
The California lottery, public schools and the mystery of the 'missing' money. A columnist discusses lottery funding of education, and why people never seem to get the sense of where lottery proceeds end up.
2017
FBI missed rigged jackpot in 2006 before lottery scheme grew. A 2006 inquiry by the FBI into a lottery won by Tommy Tipton, a Texas judge, failed to uncover a jackpot rigging conspiracy. A decade later, the inquiry stands out as a missed chance to stop a jackpot rigging scandal that would corrupt the $70 billion lottery industry for years while enriching a tiny group of insiders. The FBI didn't uncover one fact that its informant knew but didn't see as significant: that Tipton's brother, Eddie Tipton, was a lottery industry employee.
2016
$333 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot continues climb. The multi-state Mega Millions lottery game continued its months-long climb Friday night, and is now at the point where jackpot rolls are sharply increased.
2013
Washington man wins lottery twice in 24 hours. A Washington man had an incredibly lucky day when he won the lottery not once, but twice, within 24 hours.
2013
Texas Lottery delayed Monday night because of suspicious package. A suspicious package near a Texas Lottery facility on Monday night forced a delay of the nightly drawing and the reporting of the results, officials said Tuesday.
2012
Lucky store: Sells third $1M lottery ticket. The James Quick Mart on James Reynolds Road in Swansea, Massachusetts, must have a good luck charm stashed under its counter -- for the third time in the past five years, it sold a $1 million lottery ticket to one of its customers.
2010
Mistake on lottery ticket would have won $30M jackpot. A St. John's lottery player may have saved a dozen dollars while cancelling an overcharged lottery ticket, but missed out on a $30 million jackpot.
2007
Michigan Lottery's Super Raffle results announced. The winning numbers were selected Monday for the Michigan Lottery's most expensive game.
2006
Clash over $1 million lottery ticket outlives buyer. What are the odds that a man could throw away a $1 million scratch ticket, lose his father and then his own life all in four months' time?
2006
Winning Powerball lottery ticket sold in Oklahoma. Oklahoma has its first Powerball jackpot winner since it joined the multistate lottery game earlier this year -- a $101.8 million jackpot.
2006
Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $34 million sold in Calif.. A La Quinta liquor store sold the $34 million winning ticket for the Mega Millions lottery, the California Lottery announced Saturday.
2006
Washington Lottery to debut new ticket machines. Washington lottery players can expect new green tickets July 2, the date the state-run gambling enterprise switches to new machines in its retail outlets.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$333 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 21, 2016
2.€166 Million
US$218.51 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 21, 2013
3.€172.5 Million
US$194.81 Million
Draw Date
Jun 20, 2019
4.$184 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2016
5.$180 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 20, 2003
6.$175 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 19, 2018
7.$151 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 20, 2018
8.$150 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2004
9.€101 Million
US$145.17 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 21, 2011
10.$145 Million
Draw Date
Jun 19, 2004
10.$145 Million
Draw Date
Jun 19, 2004
12.$123 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 20, 2017
13.€97.42 Million
US$109.94 Million
Draw Date
Jun 21, 2016
14.$105 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 19, 2013
15.€90 Million
US$104.85 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jun 22, 2018
16.$95 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 21, 2003
17.$92 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 19, 2019
18.$86 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 20, 2009
19.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 20, 2015
20.$78 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 19, 2010
21.$77 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 19, 1999
22.$76 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 20, 2007
22.$76 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Jun 21, 2006
24.€43 Million
US$67.09 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 20, 2008
25.€59.67 Million
US$66.48 Million
Draw Date
Jun 20, 2017

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1987
Friday, Jun 19, 1987
32 years old
1983
Sunday, Jun 19, 1983
36 years old
1975
Thursday, Jun 19, 1975
44 years old
1975
Thursday, Jun 19, 1975
44 years old
1971
Saturday, Jun 19, 1971
48 years old
1971
Saturday, Jun 19, 1971
48 years old
1961
Monday, Jun 19, 1961
58 years old
1957
Wednesday, Jun 19, 1957
62 years old
1950
Monday, Jun 19, 1950
69 years old
1939
Monday, Jun 19, 1939
80 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2018
The 10,000,000th United States Patent is issued.
2012
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange requested asylum in London's Ecuadorian Embassy for fear of extradition to the US after publication of previously classified documents including footage of civilian killings by the US army.
2009
Mass riots involving over 10,000 people and 10,000 police officers break out in Shishou, China, over the dubious circumstances surrounding the death of a local chef.
2009
War in North-West Pakistan: The Pakistani Armed Forces open Operation Rah-e-Nijat against the Taliban and other Islamist rebels in the South Waziristan area of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
2007
The al-Khilani Mosque bombing in Baghdad leaves 78 people dead and another 218 injured.
1991
The Soviet occupation of Hungary ends.
1990
The current international law defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, is ratified for the first time by Norway.
1990
The Communist Party of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic is founded in Moscow.
1988
Pope John Paul II canonizes 117 Vietnamese Martyrs.
1987
Basque separatist group ETA commits one of its most violent attacks, in which a bomb is set off in a supermarket, Hipercor, killing 21 and injuring 45.
1985
Members of the Revolutionary Party of Central American Workers, dressed as Salvadoran soldiers, attack the Zona Rosa area of San Salvador.
1982
In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University of Beirut, is kidnapped.
1978
Garfield, holder of the Guinness World Record for the world's most widely syndicated comic strip, makes its debut.
1965
Nguyễn Cao Kỳ becomes Prime Minister of South Vietnam at the head of a military junta; General Nguyễn Văn Thiệu becomes the figurehead chief of state.
1964
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.
1961
Kuwait declares independence from the United Kingdom.
1953
Cold War: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed at Sing Sing, in New York.
1949
The first ever NASCAR race was held at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
1944
World War II: First day of the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
1943
The Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers in the NFL merge for one season due to player shortages caused by World War II.
1934
The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the United States' Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
1915
USS Arizona (BB-39) is launched.
1913
Natives Land Act, 1913 in South Africa implemented.
1910
The first Father's Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
1903
Benito Mussolini, then a radical Socialist, arrested by Bern police for advocating a violent general strike.
1875
The Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins.
1867
Maximilian I of the Second Mexican Empire is executed by a firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro.
1865
Over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, are finally informed of their freedom. The anniversary is still officially celebrated in Texas and 41 other contiguous states as Juneteenth.
1862
The U.S. Congress prohibits slavery in United States territories, nullifying Dred Scott v. Sandford.
1850
Princess Louise of the Netherlands marries Crown Prince Karl of Sweden-Norway.
1846
The first officially recorded, organized baseball game is played under Alexander Cartwright's rules on Hoboken, New Jersey's Elysian Fields with the New York Base Ball Club defeating the Knickerbockers 23-1. Cartwright umpired.
1821
Decisive defeat of the Filiki Eteria by the Ottomans at Drăgășani (in Wallachia).
1816
Battle of Seven Oaks between North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
1800
War of the Second Coalition Battle of Höchstädt results in a French victory over Austria.
1586
English colonists leave Roanoke Island, after failing to establish England's first permanent settlement in North America.
1306
The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.
1269
King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver.
1179
The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Earl Erling Skakke is killed, and the battle changes the tide of the civil wars.
325
The original Nicene Creed was presented at the First Council of Nicaea.

Births On This Day

1992
C. J. Mosley, American football player
1990
Moa Hjelmer, Swedish sprinter
1990
Xavier Rhodes, American football player
1988
Jacob deGrom, American baseball player
1987
Rashard Mendenhall, American football player
1987
Mutsumi Tamura, Japanese voice actress
1986
Aoiyama Kōsuke, Bulgarian sumo wrestler
1986
Lázaro Borges, Cuban pole vaulter
1986
Diego Hypólito, Brazilian gymnast
1986
Marvin Williams, American basketball player
1985
Ai Miyazato, Japanese golfer
1985
José Ernesto Sosa, Argentinian footballer
1985
Dire Tune, Ethiopian runner
1984
Paul Dano, American actor
1984
Wieke Dijkstra, Dutch field hockey player
1983
Macklemore, American rapper
1983
Aidan Turner, Irish actor
1982
Alexander Frolov, Russian ice hockey player
1982
Chris Vermuelen, Australian motorcycle racer
1981
Mohammed Al-Khuwalidi, Saudi Arabian long jumper
1981
Moss Burmester, New Zealand swimmer
1980
Jean Carroll, Irish cricketer
1980
Dan Ellis, Canadian ice hockey player
1980
Robbie Neilson, Scottish footballer and manager
1980
Nuno Santos, Portuguese footballer
1979
José Kléberson, Brazilian footballer
1978
Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball player
1978
Zoe Saldana, American actress
1978
Claudio Vargas, Dominican baseball player
1976
Anar Baghirov, Azerbaijani lawyer
1976
Dennis Crowley, American businessman, co-founded Foursquare
1976
Bryan Hughes, English footballer and manager
1976
Anita Wilson, American singer-songwriter and producer
1975
Hugh Dancy, English actor and model
1975
Anthony Parker, American basketball player
1974
Doug Mientkiewicz, American baseball player, coach, and manager
1973
Jahine Arnold, American football player
1973
Yuko Nakazawa, Japanese singer
1973
Yasuhiko Yabuta, Japanese baseball player
1972
Jean Dujardin, French actor
1972
Ilya Markov, Russian race walker
1972
Brian McBride, American soccer player and coach
1972
Poppy Montgomery, Australian-American actress
1972
Robin Tunney, American actress
1971
José Emilio Amavisca, Spanish footballer
1971
Chris Armstrong, English footballer
1970
Rahul Gandhi, Indian lawyer and politician
1970
Quincy Watts, American sprinter and football player
1970
Brian Welch, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1968
Alastair Lynch, Australian footballer and sportscaster
1968
Timothy Morton, American philosopher and academic
1968
Kimberly Anne "Kim" Walker, American film and television actress
1967
Bjørn Dæhlie, Norwegian skier and businessman
1966
Michalis Romanidis, Greek basketball player
1965
Sabine Braun, German heptathlete
1965
Sadie Frost, English actress and producer
1964
Brent Goulet, American soccer player and manager
1964
Boris Johnson, British journalist and politician, Mayor of London
1964
Brian Vander Ark, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1963
Laura Ingraham, American radio host and author
1963
Margarita Ponomaryova, Russian hurdler
1963
Rory Underwood, English rugby player, lieutenant, and pilot
1962
Paula Abdul, American singer-songwriter, dancer, actress, and presenter
1962
Jeremy Bates, English tennis player
1960
Andrew Dilnot, English economist and academic
1960
Johnny Gray, American runner and coach
1960
Luke Morley, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1960
Patti Rizzo, American golfer
1959
Mark DeBarge, American singer-songwriter and trumpet player
1959
Christian Wulff, German lawyer and politician, 10th President of Germany
1958
Sergei Makarov, Russian-American ice hockey player and coach
1957
Anna Lindh, Swedish politician, 39th Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 2003)
1957
Jean Rabe, American journalist and author
1955
Mary O'Connor, New Zealand runner
1955
Mary Schapiro, American lawyer and politician
1954
Mike O'Brien, English lawyer and politician, Solicitor General for England and Wales
1954
Lou Pearlman, American music producer and fraudster (d. 2016)
1954
Kathleen Turner, American actress
1954
Richard Wilkins, New Zealand-Australian journalist and television presenter
1952
Bob Ainsworth, English politician, Secretary of State for Defence
1951
Ayman al-Zawahiri, Egyptian terrorist
1951
Francesco Moser, Italian cyclist
1950
Neil Asher Silberman, American archaeologist and historian
1950
Ann Wilson, American singer-songwriter and musician
1948
Nick Drake, English singer-songwriter (d. 1974)
1948
Phylicia Rashad, American actress
1947
Salman Rushdie, Indian-English novelist and essayist
1947
John Ralston Saul, Canadian philosopher and author
1946
Jimmy Greenhoff, English footballer and manager
1945
Radovan Karadžić, Serbian-Bosnian politician and convicted war criminal, 1st President of Republika Srpska
1945
Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician, Nobel Prize laureate
1945
Tobias Wolff, American short story writer, memoirist, and novelist
1944
Chico Buarque, Brazilian singer, composer, writer and poet
1942
Merata Mita, New Zealand director and producer (d. 2010)
1941
Václav Klaus, Czech economist and politician, 2nd President of the Czech Republic
1939
Bernd Hoss, German footballer and manager (d. 2016)
1939
John F. MacArthur, American minister and theologian
1938
Wahoo McDaniel, American football player and wrestler (d. 2002)
1937
André Glucksmann, French philosopher and author (d. 2015)
1936
Marisa Galvany, American soprano and actress
1934
Gérard Latortue, Haitian politician, 12th Prime Minister of Haiti
1933
Viktor Patsayev, Kazakh engineer and astronaut (d. 1971)
1932
Pier Angeli, Italian actress (d. 1971)
1932
José Sanchis Grau, Spanish author and illustrator (d. 2011)
1932
Marisa Pavan, Italian actress
1930
Gena Rowlands, American actress
1928
Tommy DeVito, American singer and guitarist (The Four Seasons)
1928
Nancy Marchand, American actress (d. 2000)
1927
Luciano Benjamín Menéndez, Argentine general and human rights violator (d. 2018)
1926
Erna Schneider Hoover, American mathematician and inventor
1923
Bob Hank, Australian footballer and coach (d. 2012)
1922
Aage Bohr, Danish physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2009)
1922
Marilyn P. Johnson, American educator and diplomat, 8th United States Ambassador to Togo
1921
Louis Jourdan, French-American actor and singer (d. 2015)
1920
Yves Robert, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2002)
1919
Pauline Kael, American film critic (d. 2001)
1917
Joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwean guerrilla leader and politician, Vice President of Zimbabwe (d. 1999)
1915
Pat Buttram, American actor (d. 1994)
1915
Julius Schwartz, American publisher and agent (d. 2004)
1914
Alan Cranston, American journalist and politician (d. 2000)
1914
Lester Flatt, American bluegrass singer-songwriter, guitarist, and mandolin player (d. 1979)
1913
Helene Madison, American swimmer (d. 1970)
1912
Don Gutteridge, American baseball player and manager (d. 2008)
1912
Virginia MacWatters, American soprano and actress (d. 2005)
1910
Sydney Allard, English race car driver, founded the Allard Company (d. 1966)
1910
Paul Flory, American chemist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
1910
Abe Fortas, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1982)
1909
Osamu Dazai, Japanese author (d. 1948)
1909
Rūdolfs Jurciņš, Latvian basketball player (d. 1948)
1907
Clarence Wiseman, Canadian 10th General of the Salvation Army (d. 1985)
1906
Ernst Boris Chain, German-Irish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1979)
1906
Knut Kroon, Swedish footballer (d. 1975)
1906
Walter Rauff, German SS officer (d. 1984)
1905
Mildred Natwick, American actress (d. 1994)
1903
Mary Callery, American-French sculptor and academic (d. 1977)
1903
Lou Gehrig, American baseball player (d. 1941)
1903
Wally Hammond, English cricketer and coach (d. 1965)
1903
Hans Litten, German lawyer (d. 1938)
1902
Guy Lombardo, Canadian-American violinist and bandleader (d. 1977)
1897
Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1967)
1897
Moe Howard, American comedian (d. 1975)
1896
Rajani Palme Dutt, English journalist and politician (d. 1974)
1896
Wallis Simpson, American wife of Edward VIII (d. 1986)
1891
John Heartfield, German photographer and activist (d. 1968)
1888
Arthur Massey Berry, Canadian soldier and pilot (d. 1970)
1886
Finley Hamilton, American lawyer and politician (d. 1940)
1884
Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, French painter and historian (d. 1974)
1883
Gladys Mills Phipps, American horse breeder (d. 1970)
1881
Maginel Wright Enright, American illustrator (d. 1966)
1877
Charles Coburn, American actor (d. 1961)
1876
Nigel Gresley, Scottish-English engineer (d. 1941)
1874
Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish physicist and engineer (d. 1941)
1872
Theodore Payne, English-American gardener and botanist (d. 1963)
1871
Alajos Szokolyi, Hungarian hurdler, jumper, and physician (d. 1932)
1865
May Whitty, English actress (d. 1948)
1861
Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Scottish-English field marshal (d. 1928)
1861
Émile Haug, French geologist and paleontologist (d. 1927)
1861
José Rizal, Filipino journalist, author, and poet (d. 1896)
1858
Sam Walter Foss, American poet and librarian (d. 1911)
1855
George F. Roesch, American lawyer and politician (d. 1917)
1854
Alfredo Catalani, Italian composer and academic (d. 1893)
1854
Hjalmar Mellin, Finnish mathematician and theorist (d. 1933)
1854
Eleanor Norcross, American painter (d. 1923)
1851
Billy Midwinter, English-Australian cricketer (d. 1890)
1851
Silvanus P. Thompson, English physicist, engineer, and academic (d. 1916)
1850
David Jayne Hill, American historian and politician, 24th United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1932)
1846
Antonio Abetti, Italian astronomer and academic (d. 1928)
1845
Cléophas Beausoleil, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1904)
1843
Mary Sibbet Copley, American philanthropist (d. 1929)
1840
Georg Karl Maria Seidlitz, German entomologist and academic (d. 1917)
1834
Charles Spurgeon, English pastor and author (d. 1892)
1833
Mary Tenney Gray, American editorial writer, club-woman, philanthropist, and suffragette (d. 1904)
1816
William H. Webb, American shipbuilder and philanthropist, founded the Webb Institute (d. 1899)
1815
Cornelius Krieghoff, Dutch-Canadian painter (d. 1872)
1797
Hamilton Hume, Australian explorer (d. 1873)
1795
James Braid, Scottish-English surgeon (d. 1860)
1793
Joseph Earl Sheffield, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1882)
1783
Friedrich Sertürner, German chemist and pharmacist (d. 1841)
1776
Francis Johnson, American lawyer and politician (d. 1842)
1771
Joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1859)
1764
José Gervasio Artigas, Uruguayan general and politician (d. 1850)
1731
Joaquim Machado de Castro, Portuguese sculptor (d. 1822)
1701
François Rebel, French violinist and composer (d. 1775)
1633
Philipp van Limborch, Dutch author and theologian (d. 1712)
1623
Blaise Pascal, French mathematician and physicist (d. 1662)
1606
James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Scottish soldier and politician, Lord Chancellor of Scotland (d. 1649)
1598
Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1677)
1595
Hargobind, sixth Sikh guru (d. 1644)
1590
Philip Bell, British colonial governor (d. 1678)
1566
James VI and I of the United Kingdom (d. 1625)
1417
Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, lord of Rimini (d. 1468)
1301
Prince Morikuni, shōgun of Japan (d. 1333)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Koko, western lowland gorilla and user of American Sign Language (b. 1971)
2017
Otto Warmbier, American college student detained in North Korea (b. 1994)
2016
Anton Yelchin, American actor (b. 1989)
2015
Earl Norem, American painter and illustrator (b. 1924)
2015
James Salter, American novelist and short-story writer (b. 1925)
2014
Oskar-Hubert Dennhardt, German general (b. 1915)
2014
Gerry Goffin, American songwriter (b. 1939)
2014
Ibrahim Touré, Ivorian footballer (b. 1985)
2013
Vince Flynn, American author (b. 1966)
2013
James Gandolfini, American actor and producer (b. 1961)
2013
Gyula Horn, Hungarian politician, 37th Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1932)
2013
Dave Jennings, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1952)
2013
Filip Topol, Czech singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1965)
2013
Slim Whitman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1923)
2012
Emili Teixidor, Catalan journalist and author (b. 1933)
2012
Norbert Tiemann, American soldier and politician, 32nd Governor of Nebraska (b. 1924)
2010
Manute Bol, Sudanese-American basketball player and activist (b. 1962)
2010
Anthony Quinton, Baron Quinton, English philosopher and academic (b. 1925)
2010
Carlos Monsiváis, Mexican writer, journalist and political activist (b. 1938)
2009
Tomoji Tanabe, Japanese engineer and surveyor (b. 1895)
2008
Barun Sengupta, Bengali journalist, founded Bartaman (b. 1934)
2008
Bennie Swain, American basketball player and coach (b. 1930)
2007
Antonio Aguilar, Mexican singer-songwriter, actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1919)
2007
Alberto Mijangos, Mexican-American painter and educator (b. 1925)
2007
Terry Hoeppner, American football player and coach (b. 1947)
2007
Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist and author (b. 1932)
2001
Stanley Mosk, American lawyer, jurist, and politician (b. 1912)
2001
John Heyer, Australian director and producer (b. 1916)
1995
Peter Townsend, Burmese-English captain and pilot (b. 1914)
1993
William Golding, British novelist, playwright, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
1991
Jean Arthur, American actress (b. 1900)
1990
George Addes, American trade union leader, co-founded United Automobile Workers (b. 1911)
1989
Betti Alver, Estonian author and poet (b. 1906)
1988
Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist and academic (b. 1922)
1988
Gladys Spellman, American lawyer and politician (b. 1918)
1987
Margaret Carver Leighton, American author (b. 1896)
1986
Len Bias, American basketball player (b. 1963)
1984
Lee Krasner, American painter and educator (b. 1908)
1979
Paul Popenoe, American explorer and scholar, founded Relationship counseling (b. 1888)
1977
Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist and philosopher (b. 1933)
1975
Sam Giancana, American mob boss (b. 1908)
1968
James Joseph Sweeney, American bishop (b. 1898)
1966
Ed Wynn, American actor and comedian (b. 1886)
1962
Frank Borzage, American film director and actor (b. 1894)
1956
Thomas J. Watson, American businessman (b. 1874)
1953
Ethel Rosenberg, American spy (b. 1915)
1953
Julius Rosenberg, American spy (b. 1918)
1951
Angelos Sikelianos, Greek poet and playwright (b. 1884)
1949
Syed Zafarul Hasan, Indian philosopher and academic (b. 1885)
1941
C. V. Hartman, Swiss botanist and anthropologist (b. 1862)
1941
Otto Hirsch, German jurist and politician (b. 1885)
1940
Maurice Jaubert, French composer and conductor (b. 1900)
1939
Grace Abbott, American social worker and activist (b. 1878)
1937
J. M. Barrie, Scottish novelist and playwright (b. 1860)
1932
Sol Plaatje, South African journalist and activist (b. 1876)
1922
Hitachiyama Taniemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 19th Yokozuna (b. 1874)
1921
Ramón López Velarde, Mexican poet and author (b. 1888)
1918
Francesco Baracca, Italian fighter pilot (b. 1888)
1903
Herbert Vaughan, English cardinal (b. 1832)
1884
Juan Bautista Alberdi, Argentinian-French politician and diplomat (b. 1810)
1874
Ferdinand Stoliczka, Moravian palaeontologist and ornithologist (b. 1838)
1867
Maximilian I of Mexico (b. 1832)
1865
Evangelos Zappas, Greek-Romanian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1800)
1864
Richard Heales, English-Australian politician, 4th Premier of Victoria (b. 1822)
1864
Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, American soldier (b. 1843)
1844
Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, French zoologist and biologist (b. 1772)
1820
Joseph Banks, English botanist and author (b. 1743)
1805
Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée, French painter and educator (b. 1724)
1786
Nathanael Greene, American general (b. 1742)
1768
Benjamin Tasker Sr., American soldier and politician, 10th Colonial Governor of Maryland (b. 1690)
1762
Johann Ernst Eberlin, German organist and composer (b. 1702)
1747
Alessandro Marcello, Italian composer and educator (b. 1669)
1747
Nader Shah, Persian leader (b. 1688)
1650
Matthäus Merian, Swiss-German engraver and publisher (b. 1593)
1608
Alberico Gentili, Italian lawyer and jurist (b. 1551)
1584
Francis, Duke of Anjou (b. 1555)
1567
Anna of Brandenburg, Duchess of Mecklenburg (b. 1507)
1545
Abraomas Kulvietis, Lithuanian-Russian lawyer and jurist (b. 1509)
1542
Leo Jud, Swiss theologian and reformer (b. 1482)
1504
Bernhard Walther, German astronomer and humanist (b. 1430)
1364
Elisenda of Montcada, queen consort and regent of Aragon (b. 1292)
1341
Juliana Falconieri, Italian nun and saint (b. 1270)
1312
Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall, English politician (b. 1284)
1282
Eleanor de Montfort, Welsh princess (b. 1252)
1185
Taira no Munemori, Japanese soldier (b. 1147)
1027
Romuald, Italian mystic and saint (b. 951)
930
Xiao Qing, chancellor of Later Liang (b. 862)
626
Soga no Umako, Japanese son of Soga no Iname (b. 551)
404
Huan Xuan, Jin-dynasty warlord and emperor of Huan Chu (b. 369)