On This Day in History: June 25
June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 189 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- Kansas man dreams about winning the lottery, wins 3X the amount in real life. Dreams are now a reality for a lucky Kansas player who dreamed of winning $25,000 and won three times the amount two days later from a Kansas Lottery scratch-off.
- Atlantic Lottery Corporation cuts its workforce by nearly a tenth. As the coronavirus continues to linger in varying degrees around the world, the Atlantic Lottery Corporation is the latest lottery in the gaming industry to react. On Wednesday, the Canadian lottery laid off 61 employees, citing problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as a shift in digital demand for gambling.
- Massachusetts lottery offices reopen for prizes of $5,000 or more. As of Wednesday, June 24, Massachusetts lottery offices are now open for large prize claims of $5,000 or more with some restrictions in place depending on the office location.
- UK winner claims £123 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot anonymously. A £123 million (US$140 million) EuroMillions jackpot win has been successfully claimed by a UK ticket holder who has chosen to remain anonymous, Camelot said.
- NC Lottery pays out record $7.8 million in Pick 4 drawing. More than 2,000 players won the Pick 4 lottery in North Carolina on Saturday when they all chose the winning numbers 0-0-0-0.
- Oregon store employees dig through trash to help find winning $1,200 lottery ticket. A store manager at a local lottery shop in southeast Portland, Oregon, went above and beyond to help a customer who'd lost their winning ticket.
- Visiting father discovers son's lifetime lottery win. A Michigan man said he might have never known about his $25,000 a year for life lottery jackpot if his father hadn't come to visit.
- Mississippi lottery panel visits neighboring states to garner information. Trips to neighboring states to observe their lottery operations have shed light on the types of decisions that must be made should Mississippi opt to enact a lottery, two Northeast Mississippi legislators recently said.
- Newlyweds win $15M Mass. Lottery scratch prize. Two Cape Cod newlyweds got the wedding gift of a lifetime Saturday when they scratched their way into multimillionaire status on a winning Supreme Millions $30 ticket at a Tedeschi store in Eastham, Massachusetts.
- China reveals misuse of $2.7 billion in lottery funds. China has uncovered widespread misappropriation of 16.9 billion yuan (US$2.72 billion) of funds from its state lottery program, underscoring the extent of official corruption as the country tries to root out graft.
- Friends sue NJ Lottery, saying they're owed $1 million for discarded ticket. Two friends who claim they bought a Powerball ticket worth $1 million at a Mahwah convenience store last year sued the New Jersey Lottery Commission yesterday, claiming they tossed out the ticket because the state was too slow to update its website with the winning numbers.
- Oklahoma man arrested after trying to redeem forged lottery ticket. Oklahoma City police arrested a man last week trying to cash in a forged lottery ticket.
- NJ Lottery's Pick 6 has 2 winners after 6-month drought. After going for 6 months without a jackpot winner, the New Jersey Pick 6 game has suddenly woken up by producing two millionaires in quick succession.
- Arkansas Lottery Commission to revisit monitor games. With proceeds down from last year, the Arkansas Lottery Commission will consider adding monitor games to boost revenue -- an option that Gov. Mike Beebe and others have spoken against in the past.
- Wisconsin woman charged with stealing to buy lottery tickets. A 34-year-old Wisconsin Rapids woman authorities say stole almost $30,000 from her Saratoga employer and used some of the money to buy lottery tickets faces related charges in Wood County Circuit Court.
- NH Lottery offering online gambling games. Gamblers will be able to buy lottery tickets in New Hampshire next week to play online -- a move seen by some as an expansion of the kind of gambling that state lawmakers oppose.
- One of Britain's youngest lottery winners, dead at 29. One of Britain's youngest lottery millionaires has been found dead at 29.
- After ripping up lottery ticket, Montana pair claim $48.5M share of Powerball jackpot. Six lucky numbers turned into a life-changing, eight-figure payout for a pair of Helenans who Thursday discovered their share of a Powerball lotto jackpot will be some $48.5 million.
- Arkansas lottery director turns down $11,000 housing allowance. The incoming head of Arkansas' lottery, set to be one of the highest-paid lottery directors in the country, didn't take all the cash offered him.
- NY Lottery OKs video table games. The New York Lottery will permit state-run casinos to add video roulette, baccarat, craps and blackjack next year even if the Assembly fails to authorize the move.
- Lottery winners broke, busted. A $1 million lottery winner from New York and his wife are both in jail on drug charges, unable to afford bail.
- Quick decision: New Ark. Lottery chief recommends Powerball. The newly hired director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery says he is recommending that the State Lottery Commission accept an invitation by Powerball to join the multi-state lottery known for its often soaring jackpots.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$390 Million
Jun 28, 2016
- 2.€185 Million
Jun 25, 2013
- 3.$212 Million
Jun 26, 2018
- 4.$203 Million
Jun 25, 2016
- 5.€175.36 Million
Jun 25, 2019
- 6.€132 Million
Jun 28, 2011
- 7.$177 Million
Jun 25, 2004
- 8.$145 Million
Jun 27, 2017
- 9.$122 Million
Jun 26, 2019
- 10.€99.42 Million
Jun 25, 2016
- 11.$110 Million
Jun 25, 2003
- 12.€90 Million
Jun 29, 2018
- 13.$103 Million
Jun 27, 2007
- 14.$100 Million
Jun 26, 1999
- 15.€59 Million
Jun 27, 2008
- 16.$92 Million
Jun 28, 2017
- 17.$90 Million
Jun 28, 2006
- 18.€79 Million
Jun 27, 2017
- 19.$88 Million
Jun 28, 2011
- 20.$81 Million
Jun 26, 2009
- 21.$78 Million
Jun 26, 2007
- 22.$76.3 Million
Jun 26, 2021
- 23.€58 Million
Jun 30, 2006
- 24.€60 Million
Jul 1, 2005
- 25.€62.66 Million
Jun 27, 2017
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Wednesday, Jun 25, 1986
35 years old
Tuesday, Jun 25, 1985
36 years old
Thursday, Jun 25, 1981
40 years old
Monday, Jun 25, 1973
48 years old
Tuesday, Jun 25, 1968
53 years old
Sunday, Jun 25, 1967
54 years old
Saturday, Jun 25, 1966
55 years old
Tuesday, Jun 25, 1963
58 years old
Sunday, Jun 25, 1961
60 years old
Sunday, Jun 25, 1961
60 years old
Wednesday, Jun 25, 1958
63 years old
Saturday, Jun 25, 1955
66 years old
Thursday, Jun 25, 1953
68 years old
Wednesday, Jun 25, 1952
69 years old
Wednesday, Jun 25, 1941
80 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- The World Health Organization estimates that Yemen has over 200,000 cases of cholera.
- In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional.
- An unmanned Progress spacecraft collides with the Russian space station Mir.
- The National Hockey League approved expansion franchises for Nashville (1998), Atlanta (1999), Columbus (2000), and Minneapolis-Saint Paul (2000).
- The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen.
- Kim Campbell is sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
- Slovenia and Croatia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
- Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
- The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time during the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.
- Missouri Governor Kit Bond issues an executive order rescinding the Extermination Order, formally apologizing on behalf of the state of Missouri for the suffering it had caused to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- Mozambique achieves independence from Portugal.
- Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declares a state of internal emergency in India.
- Cold War: Two cryptographers working for the United States National Security Agency left for vacation to Mexico, and from there defected to the Soviet Union.
- The Korean War begins with the invasion of South Korea by North Korea.
- The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as The Diary of Anne Frank) is published.
- World War II: The Battle of Tali-Ihantala, the largest battle ever fought in the Nordic countries, begins.
- World War II: United States Navy and British Royal Navy ships bombard Cherbourg to support United States Army units engaged in the Battle of Cherbourg.
- The final page of the comic Krazy Kat is published, exactly two months after its author George Herriman died.
- The Holocaust: Jews in the Częstochowa Ghetto in Poland stage an uprising against the Nazis.
- The left-wing German Jewish exile Arthur Goldstein is murdered in Auschwitz.
- World War II: The French armistice with Germany comes into effect.
- Dr. Douglas Hyde is inaugurated as the first President of Ireland.
- Colombia-Soviet Union relations are established.
- American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913.
- The United States Congress passes the Mann Act, which prohibits interstate transport of women or girls for “immoral purposes”; the ambiguous language would be used to selectively prosecute people for years to come.
- Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird is premiered in Paris, bringing him to prominence as a composer.
- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania millionaire Harry Thaw shoots and kills prominent architect Stanford White.
- The Taoist monk Wang Yuanlu discovers the Dunhuang manuscripts, a cache of ancient texts that are of great historical and religious significance, in the Mogao Caves of Dunhuang, China.
- Battle of the Little Bighorn and the death of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.
- A photograph of the June Days uprising becomes the first known instance of photojournalism.
- Virginia becomes the tenth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
- Gavriil Pribylov discovers St. George Island of the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea.
- Maria Theresa is crowned Queen of Hungary.
- Venetian Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy when she graduates from the University of Padua.
- Spanish forces fail to retake Jamaica at the Battle of Rio Nuevo during the Anglo-Spanish War.
- At the Diet of Augsburg the Augsburg Confession is presented to the Holy Roman Emperor by the Lutheran princes and Electors of Germany.
- War of Saint Sabas: In the Battle of Acre, the Venetians defeat a larger Genoese fleet sailing to relieve Acre.
- In the Battle of Fontenay-en-Puisaye, forces led by Charles the Bald and Louis the German defeat the armies of Lothair I of Italy and Pepin II of Aquitaine.
- The Franks are defeated by the Burgundians in the Battle of Vézeronce.
Births On This Day
- Mckenna Grace, American actress
- Kyle Chalmers, Australian swimmer
- Pietro Fittipaldi, Brazilian-American race car driver
- Sione Mata'utia, Australian rugby league player
- Lele Pons, Latina-American Internet personality
- Andi Eigenmann, Filipino actress
- Jhonas Enroth, Swedish ice hockey player
- Miguel Layún, Mexican footballer
- Therese Johaug, Norwegian cross-country skier
- Aya Matsuura, Japanese singer and actress
- Karim Matmour, Algerian footballer
- Lauren Bush, American model and fashion designer
- Marc Janko, Austrian footballer
- Rain, South Korean singer and actor
- Mikhail Youzhny, Russian tennis player
- Simon Ammann, Swiss ski jumper
- Richard Hughes, Scottish footballer
- Busy Philipps, American actress
- Aramis Ramírez, Dominican-American baseball player
- José Cancela, Uruguayan footballer
- Carlos Nieto, Argentinian-Italian rugby player
- Neil Walker, American swimmer
- Kiur Aarma, Estonian journalist and producer
- Linda Cardellini, American actress
- Albert Costa, Spanish tennis player and coach
- Vladimir Kramnik, Russian chess player
- Michele Merkin, American model and television host
- Nisha Ganatra, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter
- Glen Metropolit, Canadian ice hockey player
- Milan Hnilička, Czech ice hockey player
- Jamie Redknapp, English footballer and coach
- Carlos Delgado, Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach
- Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, Libyan engineer and politician
- Karen Darke, English cyclist and author
- Jason Gallian, Australian-English cricketer and educator
- Rod Kafer, Australian rugby player and sportscaster
- Neil Lennon, Northern Irish-Scottish footballer and manager
- Michael Tucker, American baseball player
- Ariel Gore, American journalist and author
- Roope Latvala, Finnish guitarist
- Erki Nool, Estonian decathlete and politician
- Aaron Sele, American baseball player and scout
- Hunter Foster, American actor and singer
- Zim Zum, American guitarist and songwriter
- Kevin Kelley, American football coach
- Adrian Garvey, Zimbabwean-South African rugby player
- Vaios Karagiannis, Greek footballer and manager
- Tracey Spicer, Australian journalist
- Dikembe Mutombo, Congolese-American basketball player
- Napole Polutele, French politician
- Kerri Pottharst, Australian beach volleyball player
- Joseph Hii Teck Kwong, Malaysian bishop
- Dell Curry, American basketball player and coach
- Phil Emery, Australian cricketer
- Johnny Herbert, English racing driver and sportscaster
- John McCrea, American singer-songwriter and musician
- Greg Raymer, American poker player and lawyer
- John Benjamin Hickey, American actor
- Yann Martel, Spanish-Canadian author
- Doug Gilmour, Canadian ice hockey player and manager
- George Michael, English singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2016)
- Mike Stanley, American baseball player
- Timur Bekmambetov, Kazakh director, producer, and screenwriter
- Ricky Gervais, English comedian, actor, director, producer and singer
- Alastair Bruce of Crionaich, English-Scottish journalist and author
- Brian Hayward, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
- Craig Johnston, South African-Australian footballer and photographer
- Laurent Rodriguez, French rugby player
- Lutz Dombrowski, German long jumper and educator
- Jari Puikkonen, Finnish ski jumper
- Bobbie Vaile, Australian astrophysicist and astronomer (d. 1996)
- George Becali, Romanian businessman, politician
- Greg Millen, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
- Anthony Bourdain, American chef and author (d. 2018)
- Frank Paschek, German long jumper
- Boris Trajkovski, Macedonian politician, 2nd President of the Republic of Macedonia (d. 2004)
- Craig Young, Australian rugby player and coach
- Vic Marks, English cricketer and sportscaster
- Mario Lessard, Canadian ice hockey player
- David Paich, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
- Lina Romay, Spanish actress (d. 2012)
- Daryush Shokof, Iranian director, producer, and screenwriter
- Sonia Sotomayor, American lawyer and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
- Olivier Ameisen, French-American cardiologist and educator (d. 2013)
- Ian Davis, Australian cricketer
- Péter Erdő, Hungarian cardinal
- Tim Finn, New Zealand singer-songwriter
- Martin Gerschwitz, German singer-songwriter and keyboard player
- Alan Green, Northern Irish sportscaster
- Kristina Abelli Elander, Swedish artist
- Eva Bayer-Fluckiger, Swiss mathematician and academic
- Marcello Toninelli, Italian author and screenwriter
- Richard Clarke, Irish archbishop
- Patrick Tambay, French racing driver
- Yoon Joo-sang, South Korean actor
- John Hilton, English table tennis player
- John Powell, American discus thrower
- Jimmie Walker, American actor and comedian
- Roméo Dallaire, Dutch-Canadian general and politician
- Allen Lanier, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2013)
- Ian McDonald, English guitarist and saxophonist
- Carly Simon, American singer-songwriter
- Baba Gana Kingibe, Nigerian politician
- Harry Womack, American singer (d. 1974)
- Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
- Gary David Goldberg, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2013)
- Nikiforos Diamandouros, Greek academic and politician
- Willis Reed, American basketball player, coach, and manager
- Michel Tremblay, Canadian author and playwright
- Denys Arcand, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter
- John Albert Raven, Scottish academic and ecologist
- Judy Amoore, Australian runner
- Mary Beth Peil, American actress and singer
- A. J. Quinnell, English-Maltese author (d. 2005)
- Clint Warwick, English bass player (d. 2004)
- Allen Fox, American tennis player and coach
- Eddie Floyd, American R&B/soul singer-songwriter
- Derek Foster, Baron Foster of Bishop Auckland, English politician (d. 2019)
- Doreen Wells, English ballerina and actress
- B. J. Habibie, Indonesian engineer and politician, 3rd President of Indonesia (d. 2019)
- Bert Hölldobler, German biologist and entomologist
- Ray Butt, English television producer and director (d. 2013)
- Salihu Ibrahim, Nigerian Army Officer (d. 2018)
- Taufiq Ismail, Indonesian poet and activist
- Larry Kramer, American author, playwright, and activist, co-founded Gay Men's Health Crisis (d. 2020)
- Don Demeter, American professional baseball player
- Tony Lanfranchi, English racing driver (d. 2004)
- Judy Howe, American artistic gymnast
- Charles Sheffield, English-American mathematician, physicist, and author (d. 2002)
- Jean Geissinger, American baseball player (d. 2014)
- Jack W. Hayford, American minister and author
- Beatriz Sheridan, Mexican actress and director (d. 2006)
- Álvaro Siza Vieira, Portuguese architect, designed the Porto School of Architecture
- Peter Blake, English painter and illustrator
- George Sluizer, French-Dutch director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
- V. P. Singh, Indian lawyer and politician, 7th Prime Minister of India (d. 2008)
- Eric Carle, American author and illustrator (d. 2021)
- Francesco Marchisano, Italian cardinal (d. 2014)
- Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, Russian-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2017)
- John A. Wickham Jr., United States Army general
- Michel Brault, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
- Peyo, Belgian author and illustrator, created The Smurfs (d. 1992)
- Bill Russo, American pianist and composer (d. 2003)
- Alex Toth, American animator and screenwriter (d. 2006)
- Antal Róka, Hungarian runner (d. 1970)
- Chuck Smith, American pastor, founded the Calvary Chapel (d. 2013)
- Arnold Wolfendale, English astronomer and academic (d. 2020)
- Margaret Anstee, English diplomat (d. 2016)
- Ingeborg Bachmann, Austrian author and poet (d. 1973)
- Kep Enderby, Australian lawyer, judge, and politician, 23rd Attorney-General for Australia (d. 2015)
- Stig Sollander, Swedish Alpine skier (d. 2019)
- Clifton Chenier, American singer-songwriter and accordion player (d. 1987)
- June Lockhart, American actress
- Clay Evans, American Baptist pastor (d. 2019)
- Robert Venturi, American architect and academic (d. 2018)
- Virginia Patton, American actress and businesswoman
- Sidney Lumet, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2011)
- Dimitar Isakov, Bulgarian football player
- Madan Mohan, Iraqi-Indian composer and director (d. 1975)
- William J. Castagna, American lawyer and judge (d. 2020)
- Sam Francis, American soldier and painter (d. 1994)
- Dorothy Gilman, American author (d. 2012)
- Jamshid Amouzegar, 43rd Prime Minister of Iran (d. 2016)
- Johnny Smith, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2013)
- Celia Franca, English-Canadian ballerina and choreographer, founded the National Ballet of Canada (d. 2007)
- Lassie Lou Ahern, American actress (d. 2018)
- P. H. Newby, English soldier and author (d. 1997)
- Nils Karlsson, Swedish skier (d. 2012)
- Claude Seignolle, French author (d. 2018)
- Whipper Billy Watson, Canadian-American wrestler and trainer (d. 1990)
- Cyril Fletcher, English actor and screenwriter (d. 2005)
- William T. Cahill, American lawyer and politician, 46th Governor of New Jersey (d. 1996)
- William Howard Stein, American chemist and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1980)
- Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher and academic (d. 2000)
- J. Hans D. Jensen, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
- Rupert Wildt, German-American astronomer and academic (d. 1976)
- George Orwell, British novelist, essayist, and critic (d. 1950)
- Anne Revere, American actress (d. 1990)
- Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu of Japan (d. 1953)
- Harold Roe Bartle, American businessman and politician, 47th Mayor of Kansas City (d. 1974)
- Marta Abba, Italian actress (d. 1988)
- Zinaida Aksentyeva, Ukrainian/Soviet astronomer (d. 1969)
- Georgia Hale, American silent film actress and real estate investor (d. 1985)
- Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, English admiral and politician, 44th Governor-General of India (d. 1979)
- Kay Sage, American painter and poet (d. 1963)
- Hermann Oberth, Romanian-German physicist and engineer (d. 1989)
- Shirō Ishii, Japanese microbiologist and general (d. 1959)
- George Abbott, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1995)
- Frigyes Karinthy, Hungarian author, poet, and journalist (d. 1938)
- Henry H. Arnold, American general (d. 1950)
- Géza Gyóni, Hungarian soldier and poet (d. 1917)
- Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, German-French art collector and historian (d. 1979)
- Rose O'Neill, American cartoonist, illustrator, artist, and writer (d. 1944)
- Eloísa Díaz, Chilean doctor and Chile's first female physician (d. 1950)
- Walther Nernst, German chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)
- Émile Francqui, Belgian soldier and diplomat (d. 1935)
- Gustave Charpentier, French composer and conductor (d. 1956)
- Georges Courteline, French author and playwright (d. 1929)
- Antoni Gaudí, Spanish architect, designed the Park Güell (d. 1926)
- James Farnell, Australian politician, 8th Premier of New South Wales (d. 1888)
- Gabriel Auguste Daubrée, French geologist and engineer (d. 1896)
- David Douglas, Scottish-English botanist and explorer (d. 1834)
- Natalia Alexeievna of Russia (d. 1776)
- Joseph Foullon de Doué, French soldier and politician, Controller-General of Finances (d. 1789)
- Francesco Araja, Italian composer (d. 1762)
- John Albert Vasa, Polish cardinal (d. 1634)
- Gunilla Bielke, Queen of Sweden (d. 1597)
- Wilhelm Fabry, German surgeon (d. 1634)
- Elisabeth Parr, Marchioness of Northampton (d. 1565)
- Bartholomeus V. Welser, German banker (d. 1561)
- Joanna II of Naples (d. 1435)
- William de Montagu, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English commander (d. 1397)
- Beatrice of England (d. 1275)
Deaths On This Day
- Richard Benjamin Harrison, American businessman and reality television personality (b. 1941)
- David Goldblatt, South African photographer of apartheid-period (b. 1930)
- Adam Small, South African writer of apartheid-period (b. 1936)
- Patrick Macnee, English actor (b. 1922)
- Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni, Egyptian-Armenian patriarch (b. 1940)
- Nigel Calder, English journalist, author, and screenwriter (b. 1931)
- Ana María Matute, Spanish author and academic (b. 1925)
- Ivan Plyushch, Ukrainian agronomist and politician (b. 1941)
- George Burditt, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1923)
- Catherine Gibson, Scottish swimmer (b. 1931)
- Robert E. Gilka, American photographer and journalist (b. 1916)
- Harry Parker, American rower and coach (b. 1935)
- Mildred Ladner Thompson, American journalist (b. 1918)
- Green Wix Unthank, American soldier and judge (b. 1923)
- Shigemitsu Dandō, Japanese academic and jurist (b. 1913)
- Campbell Gillies, Scottish jockey (b. 1990)
- George Randolph Hearst, Jr., American businessman (b. 1927)
- Lucella MacLean, American baseball player (b. 1921)
- Edgar Ross, American boxer (b. 1949)
- Annie Easley, American computer scientist and mathematician (b. 1933)
- Goff Richards, English composer and conductor (b. 1944)
- Margaret Tyzack, English actress (b. 1931)
- Alan Plater, English playwright and screenwriter (b. 1935)
- Richard B. Sellars, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1915)
- Farrah Fawcett, American actress and producer (b. 1947)
- Michael Jackson, American singer-songwriter, producer, dancer, and actor (b. 1958)
- Sky Saxon, American singer-songwriter (b. 1937)
- Lyall Watson, South African anthropologist and ethologist (b. 1939)
- J. Fred Duckett, American journalist and educator (b. 1933)
- Jeeva, Indian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (b. 1963)
- Jaap Penraat, Dutch-American humanitarian (b. 1918)
- John Fiedler, American actor and voice artist (b. 1925)
- Kâzım Koyuncu, Turkish singer-songwriter and activist (b. 1971)
- Morton Coutts, New Zealand inventor (b. 1904)
- Lester Maddox, American businessman and politician, 75th Governor of Georgia (b. 1915)
- Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician, 29th Canadian Minister of Labour (b. 1934)
- Jacques Cousteau, French oceanographer and explorer (b. 1910)
- Arthur Snelling, English civil servant and diplomat, British Ambassador to South Africa (b. 1914)
- Warren E. Burger, Fifteenth Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1907)
- Ernest Walton, Irish physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
- Jerome Brown, American football player (b. 1965)
- Ronald Gene Simmons, American sergeant and murderer (b. 1940)
- Hillel Slovak, Israeli-American guitarist and songwriter (b. 1962)
- Michel Foucault, French historian and philosopher (b. 1926)
- Alberto Ginastera, Argentinian pianist and composer (b. 1916)
- Felipe Cossío del Pomar, Peruvian painter and political activist (b. 1888)
- Dave Fleischer, American animator, director, and producer (b. 1894)
- Philippe Halsman, Latvian-American photographer (b. 1906)
- Olave Baden-Powell, British Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting leader (b. 1889)
- Endre Szervánszky, Hungarian pianist and composer (b. 1911)
- Johnny Mercer, American singer-songwriter, co-founded Capitol Records (b. 1909)
- Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician and physicist (b. 1893)
- Jan Matulka, Czech-American painter and illustrator (b. 1890)
- John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-Orr, Scottish physician, biologist, and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1880)
- Tony Hancock, English comedian and actor (b. 1924)
- Tommy Corcoran, American baseball player and manager (b. 1869)
- Charles Starkweather, American spree killer (b. 1938)
- Alfred Noyes, English author, poet, and playwright (b. 1880)
- Maurice O'Sullivan, Irish police officer and author (b. 1904)
- Buck Freeman, American baseball player (b. 1871)
- James Steen, American water polo player (b. 1876)
- William C. Lee, American general (b. 1895)
- Jimmy Doyle, American boxer (b. 1924)
- Dénes Berinkey, Hungarian jurist and politician, 18th Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1871)
- Lucha Reyes, Mexican singer and actress (b. 1906)
- Arthur Goldstein, German Jewish left-wing activist (c. 1887)
- Richard Seaman, English race car driver (b. 1913)
- Colin Clive, British actor (b. 1900)
- Satyendranath Dutta, Indian poet and author (b. 1882)
- Jake Beckley, American baseball player and coach (b. 1867)
- Géza Gyóni, Hungarian soldier and poet (b. 1884)
- Thomas Eakins, American painter, photographer, and sculptor (b. 1844)
- Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Dutch-British painter (b. 1836)
- Stanford White, American architect, designed the Washington Square Arch (b. 1853)
- Marie François Sadi Carnot, French engineer and politician, 5th President of France (b. 1837)
- Jean-Louis Beaudry, Canadian businessman and politician, 11th Mayor of Montreal (b. 1809)
- Hans Rott, Austrian organist and composer (b. 1858)
- François Jouffroy, French sculptor (b. 1806)
- James Calhoun, American lieutenant (b. 1845)
- Boston Custer, American civilian army contractor (b. 1848)
- George Armstrong Custer, American general (b. 1839)
- Thomas Custer, American officer, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1845)
- Myles Keogh, Irish-American officer (b. 1840)
- Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (b. 1796)
- David Heaton, American lawyer and politician (b. 1823)
- Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist and neurophysiologist (b. 1811)
- Alexander von Nordmann, Finnish biologist and paleontologist (b. 1803)
- Abdülmecid I, Ottoman sultan (b. 1823)
- François-Nicolas-Benoît Haxo, French general and engineer (b. 1774)
- Ebenezer Pemberton, American educator (b. 1746)
- E. T. A. Hoffmann, German composer, critic, and jurist (b. 1776)
- Thomas Sandby, English cartographer, painter, and architect (b. 1721)
- Georg Philipp Telemann, German composer and theorist (b. 1681)
- Jean-Baptiste du Casse, French admiral and politician (b. 1646)
- Simon Ushakov, Russian painter and educator (b. 1626)
- Charles de Batz-Castelmore d'Artagnan, French captain (b. 1611)
- Giovanni Battista Riccioli, Italian priest and astronomer (b. 1598)
- François de Vendôme, duke of Beaufort (b. 1616)
- Sigismund Francis, archduke of Austria (b. 1630)
- Juan Pérez de Montalbán, Spanish author, poet, and playwright (b. 1602)
- John Marston, English poet and playwright (b. 1576)
- Michele Mercati, Italian physician and archaeologist (b. 1541)
- Hatano Hideharu, Japanese warlord (b. 1541)
- Mary Tudor, queen of France (b. 1496)
- Franchinus Gaffurius, Italian composer and theorist (b. 1451)
- Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers, English courtier and translator (b. 1440)
- Richard Grey, half brother of Edward V of England (b. 1458)
- Dorothea of Montau, German hermitess (b. 1347)
- Frederick III, king of Sicily (b. 1272)
- Eleanor of Provence, queen of England (b. 1223)
- Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, French politician, Lord High Steward (b. 1160)
- Niels, king of Denmark (b. 1065)
- Sheng Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 972)
- Æthelstan Ætheling, son of Æthelred the Unready
- An Chonghui, Chinese general
- Sunderolt, German archbishop
- Gerard of Auvergne, Frankish nobleman
- Ricwin of Nantes, Frankish nobleman
- Gao Zu, Chinese emperor (b. 566)