On This Day in History: June 28
June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 186 days remain until the end of the year.
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Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Friday, Jun 28, 1991
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Sunday, Jun 28, 1981
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Tuesday, Jun 28, 1977
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Thursday, Jun 28, 1973
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Friday, Jun 28, 1963
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- A terrorist attack in Turkey's Istanbul Atatürk Airport kills 42 people and injures more than 230 others.
- Honduran president Manuel Zelaya is ousted by a local military coup following a failed request to hold a referendum to rewrite the Honduran Constitution. This was the start of the 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis.
- Iraq War: Sovereign power is handed to the interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the U.S.-led rule of that nation.
- Slobodan Milošević is extradited to the ICTY in The Hague to stand trial.
- Holyfield-Tyson II: Mike Tyson is disqualified in the third round for biting a piece off Evander Holyfield's ear.
- On the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo, Slobodan Milošević delivers the Gazimestan speech at the site of the historic battle.
- For the first time in military history, a civilian population is targeted for chemical attack when Iraqi warplanes bombed the Iranian town of Sardasht.
- A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of the Islamic Republican Party.
- The United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke bars quota systems in college admissions.
- The Angolan court sentences US and UK mercenaries to death sentences and prison terms in the Luanda Trial.
- Elections are held for the Northern Ireland Assembly, which will lead to power-sharing between unionists and nationalists in Northern Ireland for the first time.
- Stonewall riots begin in New York City, marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
- Malcolm X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
- in Poznań, workers from HCP factory go to the streets, sparking one of the first major protests against communist government both in Poland and Europe.
- Korean War: Suspected communist sympathizers (between as many as 100,000 to 200,000) are executed in the Bodo League massacre.
- Korean War: Packed with its own refugees fleeing Seoul and leaving their 5th Division stranded, South Korean forces blow up the Hangang Bridge in an attempt to slow North Korea's offensive. The city falls later that day.
- Korean War: North Korean Army conducts the Seoul National University Hospital massacre.
- Cold War: The Tito-Stalin Split results in the expulsion of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia from the Cominform.
- Boxer Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era.
- Poland's Soviet-allied Provisional Government of National Unity is formed over a month after V-E Day.
- World War II: Nazi Germany starts its strategic summer offensive against the Soviet Union, codenamed Case Blue.
- Romania cedes Bessarabia (current-day Moldova) to the Soviet Union after facing an ultimatum.
- The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
- Mercedes-Benz is formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging their two companies.
- The Irish Civil War begins with the shelling of the Four Courts in Dublin by Free State forces.
- Serbian King Alexander I proclaims the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.
- The Treaty of Versailles is signed, ending the state of war between Germany and the Allies of World War I.
- World War I: Greece joins the Allied powers.
- Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo; this is the casus belli of World War I.
- The Nakhla meteorite, the first one to suggest signs of aqueous processes on Mars, falls to Earth, landing in Egypt.
- The SS Norge runs aground on Hasselwood Rock in the North Atlantic 430 kilometres (270 mi) northwest of Ireland. More than 635 people die during the sinking.
- The U.S. Congress passes the Spooner Act, authorizing President Theodore Roosevelt to acquire rights from Colombia for the Panama Canal.
- An explosion in the Newton Coal Company's Twin Shaft Mine in Pittston, Pennsylvania results in a massive cave-in that kills 58 miners.
- The United States Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis' claim to Barony of Arizona is "wholly fictitious and fraudulent."
- Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.
- The Anglo-French Convention of 1882 marks the territorial boundaries between Guinea and Sierra Leone.
- The Austro-Serbian Alliance of 1881 is secretly signed.
- Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is captured at Glenrowan.
- The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
- The first conformation dog show is held in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
- Sigma Chi fraternity is founded in North America.
- Adolphe Sax patents the saxophone.
- The Paris Opera Ballet premieres Giselle in the Salle Le Peletier.
- Coronation of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
- Second British invasion of the Río de la Plata; John Whitelocke lands at Ensenada on an attempt to recapture Buenos Aires and is defeated by the locals.
- French troops disembark in Corfu, beginning the French rule in the Ionian Islands.
- American Revolutionary War: The American Continentals engage the British in the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse resulting in standstill and British withdrawal under cover of darkness.
- American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Sullivan's Island ends with the American victory, leading to the commemoration of Carolina Day.
- American Revolutionary War: Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition.
- A New England colonial army captures the French fortifications at Louisbourg (New Style).
- Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
- The Battle of Berestechko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
- Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
- Sengoku period of Japan: The combined forces of Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu are victorious in the Battle of Nagashino.
- Charles V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
- Edward IV is crowned King of England.
- Muhammed VI becomes the tenth Nasrid king of Granada after killing his brother-in-law Ismail II.
- Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
- Assassination of Alboin, King of the Lombards.
Births On This Day
- Marta Kostyuk, Ukrainian tennis player
- Markéta Vondroušová, Czech tennis player
- Donna Vekić, Croatian tennis player
- Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, South African model, Miss Universe 2017
- Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan
- Bradley Beal, American basketball player
- Oscar Hiljemark, Swedish footballer
- Seohyun, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress
- Kevin De Bruyne, Belgian footballer
- Kang Min-hyuk, South Korean singer, drummer, and actor
- Jason Clark, Australian rugby league player
- Andrew Fifita, Australian rugby league player
- David Fifita, Australian rugby league player
- Julia Zlobina, Russian-Azerbaijani figure skater
- Markiplier, American internet personality
- Nicole Rottmann, Austrian tennis player
- Sonata Tamošaitytė, Lithuanian hurdler
- Terrence Williams, American basketball player
- Kellie Pickler, American singer-songwriter
- Phil Bardsley, English footballer
- Colt Hynes, American baseball player
- Ibrahim Camejo, Cuban long jumper
- Savage, New Zealand rapper
- Michael Crafter, Australian singer-songwriter
- Guillermo Martínez, Cuban javelin thrower
- Brandon Phillips, American baseball player
- Jevgeni Novikov, Estonian footballer
- Randy McMichael, American football player
- Neil Shanahan, Irish race car driver (d. 1999)
- Florian Zeller, French author and playwright
- Simon Larose, Canadian tennis player
- Chris Spurling, American baseball player
- Mark Stoermer, American bass player, songwriter, and producer (The Killers)
- Harun Tekin, Turkish singer and guitarist
- Shinobu Asagoe, Japanese tennis player
- Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish singer-songwriter, and guitarist (d. 2006)
- Adrián Annus, Hungarian hammer thrower
- Corey Koskie, Canadian baseball player
- Ngô Bảo Châu, Vietnamese-French mathematician and academic
- Chris Leslie, English politician, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
- Alessandro Nivola, American actor
- Lorenzo Amoruso, Italian footballer
- Fabien Barthez, French footballer
- Bobby Hurley, American basketball player and coach
- Ron Mahay, American baseball player and scout
- Elon Musk, South African-born American businessman
- Aileen Quinn, American actress and singer
- Mushtaq Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer and coach
- Tom Merritt, American journalist
- Mike White, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- Tichina Arnold, American actress and singer
- Stéphane Chapuisat, Swiss footballer
- Fabrizio Mori, Italian hurdler
- Chayanne, Puerto Rican-American singer-songwriter and actor
- Leona Aglukkaq, Canadian politician, 7th Canadian Minister of Health
- Gil Bellows, Canadian actor and producer
- Zhong Huandi, Chinese runner
- Lars Riedel, German discus thrower
- Peeter Allik, Estonian painter and illustrator
- Bobby Bare Jr., American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- John Cusack, American actor and screenwriter
- Mary Stuart Masterson, American actress
- Jessica Hecht, American actress
- Tiaan Strauss, South African rugby player
- Mark Grace, American baseball player and sportscaster
- Bernie McCahill, New Zealand rugby player
- Dan Stains, Australian rugby league player and coach
- Steve Williamson, English saxophonist and composer
- Peter Baynham, Welsh actor, producer, and screenwriter
- Charlie Clouser, American keyboard player, songwriter, and producer
- Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu, Romanian long jumper
- Artur Hajzer, Polish mountaineer (d. 2013)
- Ann-Louise Skoglund, Swedish hurdler
- Jeff Malone, American basketball player and coach
- John Elway, American football player and manager
- Roland Melanson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- Clint Boon, English singer and keyboard player
- John Shelley, British illustrator
- Donna Edwards, American lawyer and politician
- Félix Gray, Tunisian-French singer-songwriter
- Lance Nethery, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- Georgi Parvanov, Bulgarian historian and politician, 4th President of Bulgaria
- Mike Skinner, American race car driver
- Jim Spanarkel, American basketball player and sportscaster
- Amira Hass, Israeli journalist and author
- Noel Mugavin, Australian footballer and coach
- Shirley Cheriton, British actress
- A. A. Gill, Scottish author and critic (d. 2016)
- Alice Krige, South African actress
- Enis Batur, Turkish poet and author
- Pietro Mennea, Italian sprinter and politician (d. 2013)
- Jean-Christophe Rufin, French physician and author
- Mick Cronin, Australian rugby league player and coach
- Mark Shand, English conservationist and author (d. 2014)
- Lalla Ward, English actress and author
- Philip Fowke, English pianist and educator
- Mauricio Rojas, Chilean-Swedish economist and politician
- Chris Speier, American baseball player and coach
- Don Baylor, American baseball player and coach (d. 2017)
- Kathy Bates, American actress
- Sergei Bodrov, Russian-American director, producer, and screenwriter
- Deborah Moggach, English author and screenwriter
- Daniel Wegner, Canadian-American psychologist and academic (d. 2013)
- Mark Helprin, American novelist and journalist
- Laura Tyson, American economist and academic
- Robert Asprin, American soldier and author (d. 2008)
- Bruce Davison, American actor and director
- David Duckham, English rugby player
- Robert Xavier Rodríguez, American classical composer
- Jaime Guzmán, Chilean lawyer and politician (d. 1991)
- Gilda Radner, American actress and comedian (d. 1989)
- Ken Buchanan, Scottish boxer
- David Knights, English bass player and producer (Procol Harum)
- Raul Seixas, Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1989)
- Türkan Şoray, Turkish actress, director, and screenwriter
- Jens Birkemose, Danish painter
- Donald Johanson, American paleontologist and academic
- Klaus von Klitzing, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
- Chris Hani, South African politician (d. 1993)
- Hans-Joachim Walde, German decathlete (d. 2013)
- Frank Zane, American professional bodybuilder and author
- Al Downing, American baseball player and sportscaster
- Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist and academic, developed the OBJ language (d. 2006)
- David Johnston, Canadian academic, lawyer, and politician, 28th Governor-General of Canada
- Karpal Singh, Malaysian lawyer and politician (d. 2014)
- Muhammad Yunus, Bangladeshi economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
- Klaus Schmiegel, German chemist
- John Byner, American actor and comedian
- Leon Panetta, American lawyer and politician, 23rd United States Secretary of Defense
- S. Sivamaharajah, Sri Lankan Tamil newspaper publisher and politician (d. 2006)
- Simon Douglas-Pennant, 7th Baron Penrhyn, British baron
- George Knudson, Canadian golfer (d. 1989)
- Fernand Labrie, Canadian endocrinologist and academic
- Ron Luciano, American baseball player and umpire (d. 1995)
- Chuck Howley, American football player
- John Inman, English actor (d. 2007)
- Robert Carswell, Baron Carswell, Northern Irish lawyer and judge, Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland
- Roy Gilchrist, Jamaican cricketer (d. 2001)
- Bette Greene, American journalist and author
- Carl Levin, American lawyer and politician
- Georges Wolinski, Tunisian-French journalist and cartoonist (d. 2015)
- Gusty Spence, Northern Irish loyalist and politician (d. 2011)
- Pat Morita, American actor (d. 2005)
- Hans Alfredson, Swedish actor, director, and screenwriter
- Junior Johnson, American race car driver
- Lucien Victor, Belgian cyclist (d. 1995)
- William C. Campbell, Irish-American biologist and parasitologist, Nobel Prize laureate
- Itamar Franco, Brazilian engineer and politician, 33rd President of Brazil (d. 2011)
- Jack Gold, English director and producer (d. 2015)
- Alfred Miodowicz, Polish politician
- Hans Blix, Swedish politician and diplomat, 33rd Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Patrick Hemingway, American writer
- Harold Evans, English-American historian and journalist
- Peter Heine, South African cricketer (d. 2005)
- Cyril Smith, English politician (d. 2010)
- Correlli Barnett, English historian and author
- Frank Sherwood Rowland, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)
- George Booth, American cartoonist
- Mel Brooks, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- Robert Ledley, American academic and inventor (d. 2012)
- Ray Boyle, American actor
- Roy Austen-Smith, Royal Air Force officer
- Pete Candoli, American trumpet player (d. 2008)
- Adolfo Schwelm Cruz, Argentinian race car driver (d. 2012)
- Gaye Stewart, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2010)
- Lloyd La Beach, Panamanian sprinter and long jumper (d. 1999)
- Hans Frauenfelder, American physicist and biophysicist
- P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of India (d. 2004)
- Clarissa Eden, Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
- Joseph P. Lordi, American government official (d. 1983)
- William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw, Scottish-English politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1999)
- A. E. Hotchner, American author and playwright
- Aribert Heim, Austrian SS physician and Nazi war criminal (d. 1992)
- Franz Antel, Austrian director and producer (d. 2007)
- George Lloyd, English soldier and composer (d. 1998)
- Walter Oesau, German colonel and pilot (d. 1944)
- Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, German physicist and philosopher (d. 2007)
- Eric Ambler, English author and screenwriter (d. 1998)
- Jimmy Mundy, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1983)
- Yvonne Sylvain, First female Haitian physician (d. 1989)
- Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Polish-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)
- Mazie Ford, American supercentenarian
- Richard Rodgers, American playwright and composer (d. 1979)
- Francis Hunter, American tennis player (d. 1981)
- August Zamoyski, Polish-French sculptor (d. 1970)
- Carl Panzram, American serial killer (d. 1930)
- Esther Forbes, American historian and author (d. 1968)
- Carl Andrew Spaatz, American general (d. 1974)
- George Challenor, Barbadian cricketer (d. 1947)
- Stefi Geyer, Hungarian violinist and educator (d. 1956)
- Lamina Sankoh, Sierra Leonean banker and politician (d. 1964)
- Pierre Laval, French soldier and politician, 101st Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)
- John Meyers, American swimmer and water polo player (d. 1971)
- Wilhelm Steinkopf, German chemist (d. 1949)
- Henri Lebesgue, French mathematician and academic (d. 1941)
- Alexis Carrel, French surgeon and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1944)
- Luigi Pirandello, Italian dramatist, novelist, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1936)
- Charles Cruft, English showman, founded Crufts Dog Show (d. 1938)
- John Boyle O'Reilly, Irish-born poet, journalist and fiction writer (d. 1890)
- Emmanuel Rhoides, Greek journalist and author (d. 1904)
- Joseph Joachim, Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1907)
- Emil Erlenmeyer, German chemist (d. 1909)
- Paul Broca, French physician, anatomist, and anthropologist (d. 1880)
- William Hooper, American physician, lawyer, and politician (d. 1790)
- Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier, French organist and composer (d. 1794)
- Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, French general and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1785)
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss philosopher and polymath (d. 1778)
- John Wesley, English cleric and theologian (d. 1791)
- Muhammad Azam Shah, Mughal emperor (d. 1707)
- Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien, consort to King John III Sobieski (d. 1716)
- Heinrich Albert, German composer and poet (d. 1651)
- William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English politician (d. 1662)
- Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter and diplomat (d. 1640)
- Henry Danvers, 1st Earl of Danby, English noble (d. 1644)
- Giovanni Paolo Lascaris, Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller (d. 1657)
- Philip Howard, 20th Earl of Arundel, English nobleman (d. 1595)
- Cristofano Malvezzi, Italian organist and composer (d. 1599)
- Giovanni della Casa, Italian author and poet (d. 1556)
- Henry VIII of England (d. 1547)
- Albert of Mainz, German archbishop (d. 1545)
- Pope Paul IV (d. 1559)
- Charlotte, Queen of Cyprus (d. 1487)
- Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (d. 1304)
- Carloman I, king of the Franks (d. 771)
Deaths On This Day
- Harlan Ellison, American writer (b. 1934)
- Scotty Moore, American guitarist (b. 1931)
- Pat Summitt, American women's college basketball head coach (b. 1952)
- Buddy Ryan, American football coach (b. 1931)
- Jack Carter, American actor and comedian (b. 1922)
- Jope Seniloli, Fijian politician, Vice-President of Fiji (b. 1939)
- Wally Stanowski, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1919)
- Seymour Barab, American cellist and composer (b. 1921)
- Jim Brosnan, American baseball player (b. 1929)
- On Kawara, Japanese painter (b. 1933)
- Meshach Taylor, American actor (b. 1947)
- Ted Hood, American sailor and architect (b. 1927)
- Tamás Katona, Hungarian historian and politician (b. 1932)
- Kenneth Minogue, New Zealand-Australian political scientist and academic (b. 1930)
- F. D. Reeve, American author and academic (b. 1928)
- David Rubitsky, American sergeant (b. 1917)
- Richard Isay, American psychiatrist and author (b. 1934)
- Leontine T. Kelly, American bishop (b. 1920)
- Robert Sabatier, French author and poet (b. 1923)
- Doris Sams, American baseball player (b. 1927)
- Robert Byrd, American lawyer and politician (b. 1917)
- A. K. Lohithadas, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1955)
- Billy Mays, American TV personality (b. 1958)
- Eugene B. Fluckey, American admiral, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1913)
- Kiichi Miyazawa, Japanese lawyer and politician, 78th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1919)
- Jim Baen, American publisher, founded Baen Books (b. 1943)
- Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales (b. 1919)
- George Unwin, English pilot and commander (b. 1913)
- Brenda Howard, American activist (b. 1946)
- Michael P. Murphy, American lieutenant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1976)
- Anthony Buckeridge, English author (b. 1912)
- Joan Lowery Nixon, American journalist and author (b. 1927)
- Mortimer J. Adler, American philosopher and author (b. 1902)
- Jane Birdwood, Baroness Birdwood, Canadian-English publisher and politician (b. 1913)
- Nils Poppe, Swedish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1908)
- Petri Walli, Finnish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1969)
- Guy Nève, Belgian race car driver (b. 1955)
- Mikhail Tal, Latvian chess player (b. 1936)
- Joris Ivens, Dutch journalist, director, and producer (b. 1898)
- Lynd Ward, American author and illustrator (b. 1905)
- Yigael Yadin, Israeli archaeologist, general, and politician (b. 1917)
- Alf Francis, German-English motor racing mechanic and racing car constructor (b. 1918)
- Terry Fox, Canadian runner and activist (b. 1958)
- José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor (b. 1895)
- Clifford Dupont, English-Rhodesian lawyer and politician, 1st President of Rhodesia (b. 1905)
- Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, Greek architect (b. 1913)
- Rod Serling, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1924)
- Franz Stangl, Austrian SS officer (b. 1908)
- Mehmet Fuat Köprülü, Turkish historian and politician, 21st Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1890)
- Red Nichols, American cornet player, bandleader, and composer (b. 1905)
- Mickey Cochrane, American baseball player and manager (b. 1903)
- Cy Morgan, American baseball player (b. 1878)
- Jake Swirbul, American businessman, co-founded the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation (b. 1898)
- Stanislav Kostka Neumann, Czech writer, poet and journalist (b. 1875)
- Yunus Nadi Abalıoğlu, Turkish journalist (b. 1879)
- Friedrich Dollmann, German general (b. 1882)
- Italo Balbo, Italian air marshal and politician (b. 1896)
- Douglas H. Johnston, governor of the Chickasaw Nation (b. 1856)
- Alexander Berkman, American author and activist (d. 1870)
- Edward Carpenter, English poet and philosopher (b. 1844)
- Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1885)
- Ștefan Luchian, Romanian painter and educator (b. 1868)
- Victor Trumper, Australian cricketer (b. 1877)
- Sophie, duchess of Hohenberg (b. 1868)
- Franz Ferdinand, archduke of Austria (b. 1863)
- Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales, Brazilian lawyer and politician, 4th President of Brazil (b. 1841)
- Alexandros Rizos Rangavis, Greek poet and politician, Greek Foreign Minister (b. 1810)
- Maria Mitchell, American astronomer and academic (b. 1818)
- Jules Armand Dufaure, French politician, 33rd Prime Minister of France (b. 1798)
- Texas Jack Omohundro, American soldier and hunter (b. 1846)
- James Madison, American academic and politician, 4th President of the United States (b. 1751)
- Joseph Bové, Russian architect, designed the Triumphal Arch of Moscow (b. 1784)
- Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Prussian general and politician, Prussian Minister of War (b. 1755)
- John Henry Colclough, Irish revolutionary (b. c. 1769)
- Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, queen consort of Frederick William I (b. 1687)
- George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire (b. 1665)
- Domenico Fontana, Italian architect (b. 1543)
- Abraham Ortelius, Flemish cartographer and geographer (b. 1527)
- Primož Trubar, Slovenian author and reformer (b. 1508)
- Yonekura Shigetsugu, Japanese samurai
- James Tuchet, 7th Baron Audley, English rebel leader (b. c. 1463)
- Andronikos IV, Byzantine emperor (b. 1348)
- Xiao Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 1127)
- Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony, (b. 1156)
- Andrey Bogolyubsky, Russian Grand Prince (b. 1111)
- Floris I, count of Holland
- Taira no Tadatsune, Japanese governor
- Cyneweard, bishop of Wells
- Louis the Blind, Holy Roman emperor (b. 880)
- Paul I, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 700)
- Leo II, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 611)
- Alboin, Lombard king
- Theodora I, Byzantine empress
- Yuan Shao, Chinese warlord