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On This Day in History:  June 27

June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 187 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Pennsylvania Lottery struggles to attract bets on virtual sports games. The Pennsylvania Lottery has more than 1,850 outlets with screens displaying virtual animated football and auto races. The odds of finding someone watching a bet play out on the simulated sports action is pretty low.
2018
Free lottery ticket wins N.J. woman $1K a week for life. A New Jersey woman who bought a lottery ticket with a buy-one-get-one free coupon she clipped from a newspaper ended up winning a big Cash4Life Prize.
2017
Illinois Lottery to again delay large payouts due to budget woes. This week Illinois Lottery players face a triple-whammy: Not only will the popular Powerball and Mega Millions tickets be off the shelf, but also any big winners of any of the other draw or instant games will have to wait to collect their cash.
2016
Lottery rigging trial to be moved out of Des Moines. A new felony trial for a former Iowa lottery security official already convicted of scheming to win a $16.5 million jackpot will be moved out of Des Moines, a judge has ruled.
2016
Lottery winner's gift will help small Missouri community. A town in Missouri is celebrating its new state-of-the-art fire facility, but the community's lottery millionaires are humble about what they did to make it happen.
2014
$70 million Calif. SuperLotto winner comes forward. More than a month after buying the winning ticket in San Francisco, a 41-year-old man has finally come forward as the winner of a $70 million lotto ticket, the California Lottery said Wednesday.
2011
Changes coming to Powerball multi-state lottery game in January. As Powerball prepares to celebrate its 20th year in 2012, the game is being redesigned to bring more value to its players, including a higher starting jackpot, more chances to win, and a higher ticket price.
2011
$300K win brings Atlanta foster mom sunshine. For 21 years an Atlanta foster mother has cared for children she's considered her own. On the eve of her 72nd birthday, the Georgia Lottery will be taking care of her.
2011
Store owner killed for $3 of lottery tickets. Felony murder charges have been filed against a man accused in the dragging death of a northern New Jersey gas station owner, who authorities say was killed over the alleged theft of a few dollars worth of lottery tickets.
2010
$50M Lotto Max jackpot finally won. Lottery corporations in Atlantic and Western Canada say two winning tickets worth $25 million each were sold in Happy Valley Goose Bay, N.L., and somewhere in Saskatchewan.
2008
Ohio winner of $196M lottery jackpot claims prize anonymously. The $196 million lottery prize for a Mega Millions ticket sold in the Clermont County village of Amelia in May was claimed Friday by a lawyer on behalf of an undisclosed client.
2008
Petition submitted for starting Arkansas lottery. Arkansas Lt. Gov. Bill Halter submitted 138,615 signatures Thursday in support of a constitutional amendment creating a state-run lottery, moving his proposal to help fund college scholarships closer toward appearing on the November ballot.
2008
D.C. Lottery contract award put on hold. Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty is withdrawing a controversial proposal to award a $120 million lottery contract to a start-up firm in a maneuver designed to prevent the agreement from dying in the D.C. Council.
2007
Lottery scams hard to resist for some. What if you got home today and found a letter in your mailbox telling you that you won thousands of dollars in a Canadian lottery? It sounds like great news, but it's actually a scam that's costing Americans millions of dollars every year.
2007
Iowa Lottery discontinues five scratch games. The Iowa Lottery is officially ending five instant-scratch games and players have until September to claim prizes in them.
2007
Star Spangled lottery not a hit with players. With just four days remaining until the game ends on Saturday, prior to the July 4 drawing, sales of the Massachusetts Lottery's $20 Star Spangled Sweepstakes tickets have been significantly below expectations, said lottery spokeswoman Beth Bresnahan.
2007
Oklahoma Lottery to add Hot Lotto, TV show. The Oklahoma Lottery plans to start a television game show and offer an additional multi-state game in hopes of improving lower-than-expected revenues.
2006
$90 Million: California lottery jackpot raised again. One day after the California SuperLotto Plus jackpot rolled to $89 million, California lottery officials raised it by another $1 million.
2005
Honest store clerk returns $100,000 lottery ticket. An Oregon store clerk who initially misread a lottery terminal screen and declared a customer's ticket a loser, later realized his error, and returned the winning ticket to the happy lottery player.
2005
Winning Powerball lottery ticket sold in Conn.. The only jackpot-winning ticket sold for Saturday night's $59.5 million multistate Powerball drawing was sold in Connecticut, a spokeswoman for the state lottery said.
2005
Texas Lottery chief admits jackpots were inflated. Texas Lottery officials admitted Friday they inflated their jackpot numbers on four separate occasions.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$390 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2016
2.$232 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2018
3.$222 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2016
4.$220 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2004
5.€176.62 Million
US$200.77 Million
Draw Date
Jun 27, 2019
6.€132 Million
US$189.01 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2011
7.$145 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 30, 1999
7.$145 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 27, 2017
9.$137 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2019
10.$135 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2003
11.€100.15 Million
US$110.82 Million
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2016
12.€90 Million
US$105.05 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2018
13.$103 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 27, 2007
14.$94 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2009
15.€59 Million
US$92.95 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 27, 2008
16.$92 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2017
17.$91 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2007
18.$90 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2006
19.€79 Million
US$89.2 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 27, 2017
20.$88 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2011
21.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2014
22.$76 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2011
23.$75 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 28, 2008
23.$75 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 29, 2012
25.$74 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2015

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1988
Monday, Jun 27, 1988
31 years old
1979
Wednesday, Jun 27, 1979
40 years old
1976
Sunday, Jun 27, 1976
43 years old
1976
Sunday, Jun 27, 1976
43 years old
1975
Friday, Jun 27, 1975
44 years old
1975
Friday, Jun 27, 1975
44 years old
1973
Wednesday, Jun 27, 1973
46 years old
1967
Tuesday, Jun 27, 1967
52 years old
1967
Tuesday, Jun 27, 1967
52 years old
1965
Sunday, Jun 27, 1965
54 years old
1964
Saturday, Jun 27, 1964
55 years old
1964
Saturday, Jun 27, 1964
55 years old
1960
Monday, Jun 27, 1960
59 years old
1951
Wednesday, Jun 27, 1951
68 years old
1950
Tuesday, Jun 27, 1950
69 years old
1944
Tuesday, Jun 27, 1944
75 years old
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2017
A series of powerful cyberattacks using the Petya malware begins that swamped websites of Ukrainian organizations and counterparts with Ukrainian connections around the globe.
2015
A midair explosion from flammable powder at a recreational water park in Taiwan injures at least 510 people with about 183 in serious condition in intensive care.
2014
At least fourteen people are killed when a Gas Authority of India Limited pipeline explodes in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India.
2013
NASA launches the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, a space probe to observe the Sun.
2008
In a highly scrutizined election President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is re-elected in a landslide after his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai had withdrawn a week earlier, citing violence against his party's supporters.
2007
Tony Blair resigns as British Prime Minister, a position he had held since 1997.
2007
The Brazilian Military Police invades the favelas of Complexo do Alemão in an episode which is remembered as the Complexo do Alemão massacre.
1994
Members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult release sarin gas in Matsumoto, Japan. Seven people are killed, 660 injured.
1991
Slovenia, after declaring independence two days before is invaded by Yugoslav troops, tanks, and aircraft starting the Ten-Day War.
1988
The Gare de Lyon rail accident in Paris, France, kills 56 people.
1982
Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4.
1981
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China issues its "Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of Our Party Since the Founding of the People's Republic of China", laying the blame for the Cultural Revolution on Mao Zedong.
1980
The 'Ustica massacre': Itavia Flight 870 crashes in the sea while en route from Bologna to Palermo, Italy, killing all 81 on board.
1977
France grants independence to Djibouti.
1976
Air France Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) is hijacked en route to Paris by the PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda.
1974
U.S. president Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union.
1973
The President of Uruguay Juan María Bordaberry dissolves Parliament and establishes a dictatorship.
1971
After only three years in business, rock promoter Bill Graham closes Fillmore East in New York, the "Church of Rock and Roll".
1957
Hurricane Audrey makes landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border, killing over 400 people, mainly in and around Cameron, Louisiana.
1954
The Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant, the Soviet Union's first nuclear power station, opens in Obninsk, near Moscow.
1954
The 1954 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match between Hungary and Brazil, highly anticipated to be exciting, instead turns violent, with three players ejected and further fighting continuing after the game.
1952
Guatemala passes Decree 900, ordering the redistribution of uncultivated land.
1950
The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.
1946
In the Canadian Citizenship Act, the Parliament of Canada establishes the definition of Canadian citizenship.
1941
Romanian authorities launch one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history in the city of Iași, resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews.
1941
German troops capture the city of Białystok during Operation Barbarossa.
1927
Prime Minister of Japan Tanaka Giichi convenes an eleven-day conference to discuss Japan's strategy in China. The Tanaka Memorial, a forged plan for world domination, is later claimed to be a secret report leaked from this conference.
1905
During the Russo-Japanese War, sailors start a mutiny aboard the Russian battleship Potemkin.
1898
The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
1895
The inaugural run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Royal Blue from Washington, D.C., to New York City, the first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives.
1864
Confederate forces defeat Union forces during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War.
1844
Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are killed by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail.
1806
British forces take Buenos Aires during the first of the British invasions of the River Plate.
1760
Cherokee warriors defeat British forces at the Battle of Echoee near present-day Otto, North Carolina during the Anglo-Cherokee War.
1759
General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
1743
In the Battle of Dettingen, George II becomes the last reigning British monarch to participate in a battle.
1556
The thirteen Stratford Martyrs are burned at the stake near London for their Protestant beliefs.
1497
Cornish rebels Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London, England.
1358
The Republic of Ragusa is founded.

Births On This Day

1999
Chandler Riggs, American actor and DJ
1994
Anita Husarić, Bosnian tennis player
1993
Johanna Talihärm, Estonian biathlete
1993
Alberto Campbell-Staines, Australian athlete
1992
Ahn So-hee, South Korean singer and actress
1992
Karthika Nair, Indian film actress
1989
Hana Birnerová, Czech tennis player
1989
Matthew Lewis, English actor
1988
Stefani Bismpikou, Greek gymnast
1988
Matthew Spiranovic, Australian footballer
1988
Kate Ziegler, American swimmer
1987
India de Beaufort, English actress
1987
Ed Westwick, English actor
1986
Sam Claflin, British actor
1986
Drake Bell, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1986
Bryan Fletcher, American skier
1985
James Hook, Welsh rugby player
1985
Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russian tennis player
1985
Nico Rosberg, German race car driver
1984
Khloé Kardashian, American model, businesswoman, and radio host
1984
D.J. King, Canadian ice hockey player
1984
Gökhan Inler, Swiss footballer
1983
Jim Johnson, American baseball player
1983
Dale Steyn, South African cricketer
1983
Nikola Rakočević, Serbian actor
1981
Andrew Embley, Australian footballer
1980
Hugo Campagnaro, Argentinian footballer
1980
Jennifer Goodridge, American keyboard player
1980
Alexander Peya, Austrian tennis player
1980
Kevin Pietersen, South African-English cricketer
1980
Craig Terrill, American football player
1978
Apparat, German musician
1977
Arkadiusz Radomski, Polish footballer
1976
Johnny Estrada, American baseball player
1976
Leigh Nash, American singer-songwriter
1975
Ace Darling, American wrestler
1975
Bianca Del Rio, American drag queen & comedian
1975
Sarah Evanetz, Canadian swimmer
1975
Tobey Maguire, American actor
1975
Daryle Ward, American baseball player
1974
Christian Kane, American singer-songwriter and actor
1974
Christopher O'Neill, English-American businessman
1973
Olve Eikemo (Abbath Doom Occulta), Norwegian musician
1973
Simon Archer, English badminton player
1972
Dawud Wharnsby, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1971
Jo Frost, English nanny, television personality, and author
1971
Serginho, Brazilian footballer
1970
Régine Cavagnoud, French skier (d. 2001)
1970
John Eales, Australian rugby player and businessman
1970
Jim Edmonds, American baseball player and sportscaster
1969
Viktor Petrenko, Ukrainian figure skater
1968
Kelly Ayotte, American lawyer and politician, New Hampshire Attorney General
1967
Sylvie Fréchette, Canadian swimmer and coach
1967
George Hamilton, Northern Irish police officer
1967
Vasiliy Kaptyukh, Belarusian discus thrower
1967
Phil Kearns, Australian rugby player and sportscaster
1966
J.J. Abrams, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1966
Jörg Bergen, German footballer and manager
1966
Jeff Conine, American baseball player and sportscaster
1966
Aigars Kalvītis, Latvian politician, businessman, and former Prime Minister of Latvia
1965
Simon Sebag Montefiore, English journalist, historian, and author
1965
S. Manikavasagam, Malaysian politician and social activist
1965
Óscar Vega, Spanish boxer
1964
Stephan Brenninkmeijer, Dutch director, producer, and screenwriter
1964
Chuck Person, American basketball player and coach
1963
Wendy Alexander, Scottish politician, Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning
1963
Johnny Benson Jr., American race car driver
1962
Michael Ball, English actor and singer
1962
Sunanda Pushkar, India-born Canadian businesswoman (d. 2014)
1960
Craig Hodges, American basketball player and coach
1960
David Cholmondeley, 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley, British peer and filmmaker
1960
Robert King, English harpsichordist and conductor
1960
Jeremy Swift, English actor
1959
Dan Jurgens, American author and illustrator
1959
Lorrie Morgan, American singer
1958
Lisa Germano, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1958
Jeffrey Lee Pierce, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1996)
1957
Gabriella Dorio, Italian runner
1956
Heiner Dopp, German field hockey player and politician
1955
Isabelle Adjani, French actress
1954
Richard Ibbotson, English admiral
1953
Igor Gräzin, Estonian academic and politician
1953
Alice McDermott, American novelist
1952
Madan Bhandari, Nepalese politician (d. 1993)
1951
Ulf Andersson, Swedish chess player
1951
Julia Duffy, American actress
1951
Gilson Lavis, English drummer (Squeeze) and portrait artist
1951
Mary McAleese, Irish academic and politician, 8th President of Ireland
1949
Vera Wang, American fashion designer
1948
Camile Baudoin, American guitarist
1945
Joey Covington, American drummer, songwriter, and producer (d. 2013)
1945
Norma Kamali, American fashion designer
1944
Angela King, English environmentalist and author, co-founded Common Ground
1944
Patrick Sercu, Belgian cyclist
1943
Ravi Batra, Indian-American economist and academic
1942
Bruce Johnston, American singer-songwriter and producer
1942
Frank Mills, Canadian pianist and composer
1942
Danny Schechter, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
1941
Bill Baxley, American lawyer and politician, 24th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama
1941
James P. Hogan, English-Irish author (d. 2010)
1941
Krzysztof Kieślowski, Polish director and screenwriter (d. 1996)
1940
Ian Lang, Baron Lang of Monkton, Scottish politician, Secretary of State for Scotland
1939
R. D. Burman, Indian singer-songwriter (d. 1994)
1939
Neil Hawke, Australian cricketer and footballer (d. 2000)
1938
Bruce Babbitt, American lawyer and politician, 47th United States Secretary of the Interior
1938
David Hope, Baron Hope of Craighead, Scottish lieutenant and judge
1938
Konrad Kujau, German illustrator (d. 2000)
1937
Joseph P. Allen, American physicist and astronaut
1937
Otto Herrigel, Namibian lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
1937
Kirkpatrick Sale, American author and scholar
1936
Lucille Clifton, American author and poet (d. 2010)
1936
Shirley Anne Field, English actress
1932
Eddie Kasko, American baseball player and manager
1932
Anna Moffo, American operatic soprano (d. 2006)
1932
Hugh Wood, English composer
1931
Charles Bronfman, Canadian-American businessman and philanthropist
1931
Martinus J. G. Veltman, Dutch physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1930
Ross Perot, American businessman and politician
1929
Dick the Bruiser, American football player and wrestler (d. 1991)
1929
Peter Maas, American journalist and author (d. 2001)
1928
James Lincoln Collier, American journalist and author
1928
Rudy Perpich, American dentist and politician, 34th Governor of Minnesota (d. 1995)
1927
Bob Keeshan, American actor and producer (d. 2004)
1925
Leonard Lerman, American geneticist and biologist (d. 2012)
1925
Doc Pomus, American singer-songwriter (d. 1991)
1925
Wayne Terwilliger, American second baseman, coach, and manager
1924
Bob Appleyard, English cricketer and businessman (d. 2015)
1923
Jacques Berthier, French organist and composer (d. 1994)
1923
Elmo Hope, American pianist and composer (d. 1967)
1922
George Walker, American composer
1921
Muriel Pavlow, English actress
1920
Fernando Riera, Chilean football player and manager (d. 2010)
1919
Amala Shankar, Indian danseuse
1918
Adolph Kiefer, American swimmer (d. 2017)
1916
Robert Normann, Norwegian guitarist (d. 1998)
1915
Grace Lee Boggs, American philosopher, author, and activist (d. 2015)
1915
Aideu Handique, Indian actress (d. 2002)
1915
John Alexander Moore, American zoologist and academic (d. 2002)
1914
Robert Aickman, English author and activist, co-founded the Inland Waterways Association (d. 1981)
1914
Helena Benitez, Filipina academic and administrator (d. 2016)
1914
Margaret Ekpo, Nigerian women's rights activist, social mobilizer and politician (d. 2006)
1914
Giorgio Almirante, Italian journalist and politician (d. 1988)
1913
Elton Britt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1972)
1913
Philip Guston, American painter and academic (d. 1980)
1913
Willie Mosconi, American pool player (d. 1993)
1912
E. R. Braithwaite, Guyanese novelist, writer, teacher, and diplomat (d. 2016)
1911
Marion M. Magruder, American Marine officer, commander of the VMF(N)-533 squadron. (d. 1997)
1908
João Guimarães Rosa, Brazilian physician and author (d. 1967)
1907
John McIntire, American actor (d. 1991)
1906
Catherine Cookson, English author and philanthropist (d. 1998)
1906
Vernon Watkins, Welsh-American poet and painter (d. 1967)
1905
Armand Mondou, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1976)
1901
Merle Tuve, American geophysicist and academic (d. 1982)
1900
Dixie Brown, British boxer (d. 1957)
1899
Juan Trippe, American businessman, founded Pan American World Airways (d. 1981)
1892
Paul Colin, French illustrator (d. 1985)
1888
Lewis Bernstein Namier, Polish-English historian and academic (d. 1960)
1888
Antoinette Perry, American actress and director (d. 1946)
1886
Charlie Macartney, Australian cricketer and soldier (d. 1958)
1885
Pierre Montet, French historian and academic (d. 1966)
1885
Guilhermina Suggia, Portuguese cellist (d. 1950)
1884
Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher and poet (d. 1962)
1882
Eduard Spranger, German philosopher and academic (d. 1963)
1880
Helen Keller, American author, academic, and activist (d. 1968)
1872
Heber Doust Curtis, American astronomer (d. 1942)
1872
Paul Laurence Dunbar, American author, poet, and playwright (d. 1906)
1870
Frank Rattray Lillie, American zoologist and embryologist (d. 1947)
1869
Kate Carew, American illustrator and journalist (d. 1961)
1869
Emma Goldman, Lithuanian-Canadian philosopher and activist (d. 1940)
1869
Hans Spemann, German embryologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)
1865
John Monash, Australian engineer and general (d. 1931)
1862
May Irwin, Canadian-American actress and singer (d. 1938)
1850
Jørgen Pedersen Gram, Danish mathematician and academic (d. 1919)
1850
Lafcadio Hearn, Greek-Japanese historian and author (d. 1904)
1846
Charles Stewart Parnell, Irish politician (d. 1891)
1838
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian journalist, author, and poet (d. 1894)
1838
Paul Mauser, German weapon designer, designed the Gewehr 98 (d. 1914)
1828
Bryan O'Loghlen, Irish-Australian politician, 13th Premier of Victoria (d. 1905)
1817
Louise von François, German author (d. 1893)
1812
Anna Cabot Lowell Quincy Waterston, American writer (d. 1899)
1806
Augustus De Morgan, English mathematician and logician (d. 1871)
1805
Napoléon Coste, French guitarist and composer (d. 1883)
1767
Alexis Bouvard, French astronomer and academic (d. 1843)
1717
Louis-Guillaume Le Monnier, French botanist and physicist (d. 1799)
1696
William Pepperrell, American merchant and soldier (d. 1759)
1596
Maximilian, Prince of Dietrichstein (d. 1655)
1550
Charles IX, king of France (d. 1574)
1497
Ernest I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1546)
1464
Ernst II of Saxony, Archbishop of Magdeburg (1476-1513) (d. 1513)
1462
Louis XII, king of France (d. 1515)
1430
Henry Holland, 3rd Duke of Exeter, Lancastrian leader (d. 1475)
1350
Manuel II Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (d. 1425)
850
Ibrahim II of Ifriqiya, Aghlabid emir (d. 902)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Joe Jackson, American manager, father of Michael Jackson (b. 1928)
2018
Liz Jackson, Australian journalist and former barrister (b. 1951)
2018
William McBridge, Australian obstetrician (b. 1927)
2017
Peter L. Berger, Austrian sociologist (b. 1929)
2016
Bud Spencer, Italian swimmer, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1929)
2015
Zvi Elpeleg, Polish-Israeli diplomat, author, and academic (b. 1926)
2015
Knut Helle, Norwegian historian and professor (b. 1930)
2015
Chris Squire, English musician (bass guitarist), singer and songwriter, member of the rock band Yes (b. 1948)
2014
Edmond Blanchard, Canadian jurist and politician (b. 1954)
2014
Allen Grossman, American poet, critic, and academic (b. 1932)
2014
Leslie Manigat, Haitian educator and politician, 43rd President of Haiti (b. 1930)
2014
Violet Milstead, Canadian World War II aviator and bush pilot (d. 2014)
2014
Rachid Solh, Lebanese politician, 48th Prime Minister of Lebanon (b. 1926)
2013
Stefano Borgonovo, Italian footballer (b. 1964)
2013
Bill Robertson, American businessman and politician (b. 1938)
2013
Ian Scott, English-New Zealand painter (b. 1945)
2012
Stan Cox, English runner (b. 1918)
2012
Rosemary Dobson, Australian poet and illustrator (b. 1920)
2011
Mike Doyle, English footballer (b. 1946)
2010
Corey Allen, American film and television actor, writer, director, and producer (b. 1934)
2009
Gale Storm, American actress (b. 1922)
2008
Sam Manekshaw, Indian field marshal (b. 1914)
2007
William Hutt, Canadian actor (b. 1920)
2006
Ángel Maturino Reséndiz, Mexican serial killer (b. 1959)
2005
Shelby Foote, American historian and author (b. 1917)
2005
Ray Holmes, English lieutenant and pilot (b. 1914)
2005
John T. Walton, American businessman, co-founded the Children's Scholarship Fund (b. 1946)
2004
George Patton IV, American general (b. 1923)
2004
Darrell Russell, American race car driver (b. 1968)
2003
David Newman, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1937)
2002
John Entwistle, English singer-songwriter, bass guitarist, and producer (b. 1944)
2002
Robert L. J. Long, American admiral (b. 1920)
2001
Tove Jansson, Finnish author, illustrator, and painter (b. 1914)
2001
Jack Lemmon, American actor (b. 1925)
2001
Joan Sims, English actress (b. 1930)
2000
Pierre Pflimlin, French lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of France (b. 1907)
1999
Georgios Papadopoulos, Greek colonel and politician, 169th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1919)
1998
Gilles Rocheleau, Canadian businessman and politician (b. 1935)
1996
Albert R. Broccoli, American film producer (b. 1909)
1991
Milton Subotsky, American-English screenwriter and producer (b. 1921)
1989
A. J. Ayer, English philosopher and academic (b. 1910)
1987
Billy Snedden, Australian lawyer and politician, 17th Attorney-General for Australia (b. 1926)
1986
George Nepia, New Zealand rugby player and referee (b. 1905)
1975
G.I. Taylor, English mathematician and physicist (b. 1886)
1970
Daniel Kinsey, American hurdler and scholar (b. 1902)
1967
Jaan Lattik, Estonian pastor and politician, 9th Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia (b. 1878)
1962
Paul Viiding, Estonian author, poet, and critic (b. 1904)
1960
Lottie Dod, English tennis player, golfer, and archer (b. 1871)
1957
Hermann Buhl, Austrian soldier and mountaineer (b. 1924)
1952
Max Dehn, German-American mathematician and academic (b. 1878)
1950
Milada Horáková, Czech politician, victim of judicial murder (b. 1901)
1949
Frank Smythe, English botanist and mountaineer (b. 1900)
1946
Wanda Gág, American author and illustrator (b. 1893)
1944
Milan Hodža, Czech journalist and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia (b. 1878)
1935
Eugene Augustin Lauste, French-American inventor (b. 1857)
1934
Francesco Buhagiar, Maltese politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Malta (b. 1876)
1920
Adolphe-Basile Routhier, Canadian lawyer and judge (b. 1839)
1919
Peter Sturholdt, American boxer (b. 1885)
1917
Karl Allmenröder, German soldier and pilot (b. 1896)
1912
George Bonnor, Australian cricketer (b. 1855)
1911
Victor Surridge, English motorcycle racer (b. 1882)
1907
Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz, American educator, co-founded Radcliffe College (b. 1822)
1905
Harold Mahony, Scottish-Irish tennis player (b. 1867)
1896
John Berryman, English soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1825)
1894
Giorgio Costantino Schinas, Maltese architect and civil engineer (b. 1834)
1878
Sidney Breese, American jurist and politician (b. 1800)
1844
Hyrum Smith, American religious leader (b. 1800)
1844
Joseph Smith, American religious leader, founded the Latter Day Saint movement (b. 1805)
1839
Ranjit Singh, founder of the Sikh Empire (b. 1780)
1831
Sophie Germain, French mathematician and physicist (b. 1776)
1829
James Smithson, English chemist and mineralogist (b. 1765)
1827
Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, German theologian and academic (b. 1754)
1794
Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg (b. 1711)
1794
Philippe de Noailles, French general (b. 1715)
1720
Guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu, French poet and author (b. 1639)
1672
Roger Twysden, English historian and politician (b. 1597)
1655
Eleonora Gonzaga, Holy Roman Empress (b. 1598)
1654
Johannes Valentinus Andreae, German theologian (b. 1586)
1636
Date Masamune, Japanese strongman (b. 1567)
1627
John Hayward, English historian, journalist, and politician (b. 1564)
1603
Jan Dymitr Solikowski, Polish archbishop (b. 1539)
1601
Henry Norris, 1st Baron Norreys (b. 1525)
1574
Giorgio Vasari, Italian historian, painter, and architect (b. 1511)
1497
Michael An Gof, rebel leader
1497
Thomas Flamank, rebel leader
1458
Alfonso V of Aragon (b. 1396)
1296
Floris V, Count of Holland (b. 1254)
1194
King Sancho VI of Navarre (b. 1132)
1162
Odo II, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1118)
992
Conan I of Rennes, Duke of Brittany