On This Day in History: June 3
June 3 is the 154th day of the year (155th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 211 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- Texas lottery winner battled Alzheimer's as daughter stole $250,000. Five years after winning $750,000, a Texas woman was broke and evicted from an Alzheimer's care facility due to her daughter's theft of $250,000 from her account.
- Irish lottery pool playing same numbers for 27 years wins €5.9 million. A lottery pool that has been playing the same numbers in the weekly Ireland Lotto draw for 27 years has finally seen them win big.
- Illinois lottery ticket wins $260M Mega Millions jackpot. One lucky Illinois lottery player is a whole lot happier today, after they won a Mega Millions jackpot worth an estimated $260 million Tuesday night.
- Couple recovers $50 million lottery ticket. A Canadian couple endured a roller-coaster ride of emotions when a lottery ticket worth $50 million went missing only to be found and returned by someone at their church.
- Florida city still wondering: Who won the $590M lottery jackpot?. It's been two long weeks since the small city of Zephyrhills learned that a $590 million Powerball ticket was sold at a supermarket here.
- New Arkansas jackpot game boosting lottery revenue after drop. Last year, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery surpassed $1 billion in total ticket sales since it began in 2009.
- Georgia Lottery to conduct bonus Cash 4 drawing. Georgia lottery officials announced that a bonus drawing of the Cash 4 game would be forthcoming, due to a mechanical error in Friday's midday draw.
- N.C. man rescues winning lottery ticket in garbage. After throwing his lottery ticket in the trash, James Dixon, a retired maintenance supervisor from Burlington, realized the lottery numbers he checked were for the previous day.
- Ohio lottery ticket wins $261.6M Powerball jackpot. Ohio has a $261.6 million Powerball winner less than two months after the state joined the multi-state lottery game.
- Auditor General criticizes Ontario Lottery top executives. Ontario's provincial Auditor General, Jim McCarter, released his 21 page report this morning which has questioned the integrity of the executives behind the OLGC.
- Winning lottery ticket for $97M jackpot purchased in Dallas. Someone in Dallas won a $97 million lottery jackpot in Saturday's Lotto Texas drawing.
- Complaints prompt review of Arkansas Lottery's personnel policies, salaries. Anonymous complaints about personnel issues have prompted the Arkansas Lottery Commission to request a review of the lottery's human resources policies and salary structure.
- Some upset with Pennsylvania Lottery broadcast. Some Pennsylvania lottery players are upset about how TV stations are being allowed to air the Mega Millions drawings on a tape delay.
- Wash. man accused of stealing $100K of lottery tickets. The manager of a Winlock, Washington, store stole thousands of dollars in scratch tickets and hid evidence of the thefts, some of which were caught on camera, Lewis County authorities said.
- Florida Lotto Soars to $26 Million. No ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers, causing the jackpot to roll over to $26 million, lottery officials said Thursday.
- Powerball Jackpot Reaches $14 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $14 million, with a cash option of $7.1 million.
- Tennessee clerk charged in lottery ticket theft. Oak Ridge police arrested the former employee of an Oak Ridge grocery store on felony theft charges after she allegedly stole and cashed lottery tickets.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$475 Million
Jun 4, 2019
- 2.$378 Million
Jun 5, 2020
- 3.$338 Million
Jun 3, 2017
- 4.$285.6 Million
Jun 5, 2021
- 5.$251 Million
Jun 3, 2016
- 6.$192 Million
Jun 4, 2014
- 7.$188.9 Million
Jun 3, 2015
- 8.€163.1 Million
Jun 4, 2019
- 9.$177 Million
Jun 6, 2012
- 10.€132 Million
Jun 5, 2012
- 11.€130 Million
Jun 4, 2021
- 12.$135 Million
Jun 3, 2020
- 13.€87 Million
Jun 3, 2014
- 14.€100 Million
Jun 5, 2015
- 15.$110 Million
Jun 4, 2016
- 15.$110 Million
Jun 5, 2018
- 17.$106 Million
Jun 3, 2005
- 18.€90 Million
Jun 8, 2018
- 19.€90.39 Million
Jun 4, 2016
- 20.$87.6 Million
Jun 3, 1995
- 21.$87 Million
Jun 6, 2018
- 22.$81 Million
Jun 5, 2004
- 22.$81 Million
Jun 5, 2004
- 24.$80 Million
Jun 6, 2017
- 25.$72.3 Million
Jun 4, 2014
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Monday, Jun 3, 1985
36 years old
Tuesday, Jun 3, 1975
46 years old
Tuesday, Jun 3, 1975
46 years old
Monday, Jun 3, 1974
47 years old
Tuesday, Jun 3, 1969
52 years old
Monday, Jun 3, 1968
53 years old
Saturday, Jun 3, 1967
54 years old
Friday, Jun 3, 1966
55 years old
Sunday, Jun 3, 1962
59 years old
Sunday, Jun 3, 1962
59 years old
Saturday, Jun 3, 1961
60 years old
Saturday, Jun 3, 1961
60 years old
Friday, Jun 3, 1955
66 years old
Thursday, Jun 3, 1954
67 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- Khartoum massacre: In Sudan, over 100 people are killed when security forces accompanied by Janjaweed militiamen storm and open fire on a sit-in protest.
- London Bridge attack: Eight people are murdered and dozens of civilians are wounded by Islamist terrorists. Three of the attackers are shot dead by the police.
- An explosion at a gasoline station in Accra, Ghana, killing more than 200 people.
- The trial of United States Army private Chelsea Manning for leaking classified material to WikiLeaks begins in Fort Meade, Maryland.
- At least 119 people are killed in a fire at a poultry farm in Jilin Province in northeastern China.
- A plane carrying 153 people on board crashes in a residential neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, killing everyone on board and 10 people on the ground.
- The pageant for the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II takes place on the River Thames.
- The union of Serbia and Montenegro comes to an end with Montenegro's formal declaration of independence.
- After suffering a mechanical failure, a high speed train derails at Eschede, Germany, killing 101 people.
- Aboriginal land rights are granted in Australia in Mabo v Queensland (No 2), a case brought by Eddie Mabo.
- Mount Unzen erupts in Kyūshū, Japan, killing 43 people, all of them either researchers or journalists.
- The government of China sends troops to force protesters out of Tiananmen Square after seven weeks of occupation.
- Operation Blue Star, a military offensive, is launched by the Indian government at Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for Sikhs, in Amritsar. The operation continues until June 6, with casualties, most of them civilians, in excess of 5,000.
- The Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom, Shlomo Argov, is shot on a London street; he survives but is left paralysed.
- An explosive device is detonated at the Statue of Liberty. The FBI suspects Croatian nationalists.
- The 1980 Grand Island tornado outbreak hits Nebraska, causing five deaths and $300 million (equivalent to $942 million in 2020) worth of damage.
- A blowout at the Ixtoc I oil well in the southern Gulf of Mexico causes at least 3,000,000 barrels (480,000 m) of oil to be spilled into the waters, the second-worst accidental oil spill ever recorded.
- A Soviet supersonic Tupolev Tu-144 crashes near Goussainville, France, killing 14, the first crash of a supersonic passenger aircraft.
- Melbourne-Evans collision: off the coast of South Vietnam, the Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne cuts the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Frank E. Evans in half.
- The launch of Gemini 4, the first multi-day space mission by a NASA crew. Ed White, a crew member, performs the first American spacewalk.
- Soldiers of the South Vietnamese Army attack protesting Buddhists in Huế with liquid chemicals from tear-gas grenades, causing 67 people to be hospitalized for blistering of the skin and respiratory ailments.
- At Paris Orly Airport, Air France Flight 007 overruns the runway and explodes when the crew attempts to abort takeoff, killing 130.
- Herzog and Lachenal of the French Annapurna expedition become the first climbers to reach the summit of an 8,000-metre peak.
- In Los Angeles, California, white U.S. Navy sailors and Marines attack Latino youths in the five-day Zoot Suit Riots.
- World War II: Japan begins the Aleutian Islands Campaign by bombing Unalaska Island.
- World War II: The Wehrmacht razes the Greek village of Kandanos to the ground and murders 180 of its inhabitants.
- World War II: The Luftwaffe bombs Paris.
- World War II: The Battle of Dunkirk ends with a German victory and with Allied forces in full retreat.
- Franz Rademacher proposes plans to make Madagascar the "Jewish homeland", an idea that had first been considered by 19th century journalist Theodor Herzl.
- The Duke of Windsor marries Wallis Simpson.
- One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa.
- The National Defense Act is signed into law, increasing the size of the United States National Guard by 450,000 men.
- The first long-distance electric power transmission line in the United States is completed, running 14 miles (23 km) between a generator at Willamette Falls and downtown Portland, Oregon.
- In the last military engagement fought on Canadian soil, the Cree leader, Big Bear, escapes the North-West Mounted Police.
- The Fenians are driven out of Fort Erie, Ontario back into the United States.
- American Civil War: Battle of Cold Harbor: Union forces attack Confederate troops in Hanover County, Virginia.
- American Civil War: Battle of Philippi (also called the Philippi Races): Union forces rout Confederate troops in Barbour County, Virginia, now West Virginia.
- In Humen, China, Lin Tse-hsü destroys 1.2 million kilograms of opium confiscated from British merchants, providing Britain with a casus belli to open hostilities, resulting in the First Opium War.
- Jack Jouett begins his midnight ride to warn Thomas Jefferson and the Virginia legislature of an impending raid by Banastre Tarleton.
- James Stuart, Duke of York (later to become King James II of England), defeats the Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft.
- Pope Alexander VII appoints François de Laval vicar apostolic in New France.
- The Dutch West India Company receives a charter for New Netherland.
- Samuel de Champlain lands at Tadoussac, Quebec, in the course of his third voyage to New France, and begins erecting fortifications.
- Hernando de Soto claims Florida for Spain.
- The Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark.
- The French scholar Peter Abelard is found guilty of heresy.
- The Byzantine emperor Philippicus is blinded, deposed and sent into exile by conspirators of the Opsikion army in Thrace. He is succeeded by Anastasios II, who begins the reorganization of the Byzantine army.
- The Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman emperor, entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators.
Births On This Day
- Mario Götze, German footballer
- Lukasz Teodorczyk, Polish footballer
- Sami Vatanen, Finnish ice hockey defenceman
- Yordano Ventura, Dominican baseball player (d. 2017)
- Katie Hoff, American swimmer
- Masami Nagasawa, Japanese actress
- Al Horford, Dominican basketball player
- Micah Kogo, Kenyan runner
- Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player
- Tomáš Verner, Czech ice skater
- Papiss Cissé, Senegalese footballer
- Łukasz Piszczek, Polish footballer
- Pasquale Foggia, Italian footballer
- Yelena Isinbayeva, Russian pole vaulter
- Manfred Mölgg, Italian skier
- Sosene Anesi, New Zealand rugby player
- Amauri, Brazilian-Italian footballer
- Luis Fernando López, Colombian race walker
- Christian Malcolm, Welsh sprinter
- Lyfe Jennings, American singer-songwriter and producer
- Cris, Brazilian footballer
- Nikos Chatzis, Greek basketball player
- Jamie McMurray, American race car driver
- Jose Molina, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
- Kelly Jones, Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Serhiy Rebrov, Ukrainian international footballer and manager
- Julie Gayet, French actress
- Luigi Di Biagio, Italian footballer and manager
- Mary Grigson, Australian cross-country mountain biker
- Takako Minekawa, Japanese singer-songwriter
- Dean Pay, Australian rugby league player and coach
- Anderson Cooper, American journalist and author
- Tamás Darnyi, Hungarian swimmer
- Wasim Akram, Pakistani cricketer, coach, and sportscaster
- Hans Kroes, Dutch swimmer
- Michael Moore, British accountant and politician, Secretary of State for Scotland
- André Bellavance, Canadian politician
- Kerry King, American guitarist and songwriter
- James Purefoy, English actor
- Rudy Demotte, Belgian politician, 8th Minister-President of the Walloon Region
- Toshiaki Karasawa, Japanese actor
- Susannah Constantine, English fashion designer, journalist, and author
- Dagmar Neubauer, German sprinter
- Lawrence Lessig, American lawyer, academic, and author, founded the Creative Commons
- Peter Vidmar, American gymnast
- Ed Wynne, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer
- Catherine Davani, first female Papua New Guinean judge (d. 2016)
- Tracy Grimshaw, Australian television host
- Carl Rackemann, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
- Imbi Paju, Estonian-Finnish journalist and author
- Horst-Ulrich Hänel, German field hockey player
- George Burley, Scottish footballer and manager
- Danny Wilde, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Dan Hill, Canadian singer-songwriter
- Susan Landau, American mathematician and engineer
- Frédéric François, Belgian-Italian singer-songwriter
- Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2015)
- Juan José Muñoz, Argentinian businessman (d. 2013)
- Larry Probst, American businessman
- Suzi Quatro, American-English singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Christos Verelis, Greek politician, Greek Minister of Transport and Communications
- Deniece Williams, American singer-songwriter
- Jan Reker, Dutch footballer and manager
- Michael Clarke, American drummer (d. 1993)
- Eddie Holman, American pop/R&B/gospel singer
- Penelope Wilton, English actress
- Hale Irwin, American golfer and architect
- Ramon Jacinto, Filipino singer, guitarist, and businessman, founded the Rajah Broadcasting Network
- Bill Paterson, Scottish actor
- Thomas Burns, British bishop
- Edith McGuire, American sprinter and educator
- Eddy Ottoz, Italian hurdler and coach
- Billy Cunningham, American basketball player and coach
- Curtis Mayfield, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1999)
- Frank Blevins, English-Australian lawyer and politician, 7th Deputy Premier of South Australia (d. 2013)
- Steve Dalkowski, American baseball player (d. 2020)
- Ian Hunter, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, French racing driver
- Larry McMurtry, American novelist and screenwriter (d. 2021)
- Colin Meads, New Zealand rugby player and coach (d. 2017)
- Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bahranian king (d. 1999)
- Françoise Arnoul, Algerian-French actress
- Raúl Castro, Cuban commander and politician, 18th President of Cuba
- John Norman, American philosopher and author
- Lindy Remigino, American runner and coach (d. 2018)
- Marion Zimmer Bradley, American author and poet (d. 1999)
- George Fernandes, Indian journalist and politician, Minister of Defence for India (d. 2019)
- Dakota Staton, American singer (d. 2007)
- Abbas Zandi, Iranian wrestler (d. 2017)
- Ben Wada, Japanese director and producer (d. 2011)
- Joe Coulombe, founder of Trader Joe's (d. 2020)
- Werner Arber, Swiss microbiologist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate
- Chuck Barris, American game show host and producer (d. 2017)
- Donald Judd, American sculptor and painter (d. 1994)
- John Richard Reid, New Zealand cricketer
- Boots Randolph, American saxophonist and composer (d. 2007)
- Allen Ginsberg, American poet (d. 1997)
- Flora MacDonald, Canadian banker and politician, 10th Canadian Minister of Communications (d. 2015)
- Tony Curtis, American actor (d. 2010)
- Karunanidhi, Indian screenwriter and politician, 3rd Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (d. 2018)
- Colleen Dewhurst, Canadian-American actress (d. 1991)
- Jimmy Rogers, American singer and guitarist (d. 1997)
- Torsten Wiesel, Swedish neurophysiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
- Igor Shafarevich, Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 2017)
- Alain Resnais, French director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
- Forbes Carlile, Australian pentathlete and coach (d. 2016)
- Jean Dréjac, French singer and composer (d. 2003)
- Patrick Cargill, English actor and producer (d. 1996)
- Lili St. Cyr, American dancer (d. 1999)
- Leo Gorcey, American actor (d. 1969)
- Ignacio Ponseti, Spanish physician and orthopedist (d. 2009)
- Pedro Mir, Dominican poet and author (d. 2000)
- Ellen Corby, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1999)
- Paulette Goddard, American actress and model (d. 1990)
- Paul Rotha, English director and producer (d. 1984)
- R. G. D. Allen, English economist, mathematician, and statistician (d. 1983)
- Josephine Baker, French actress, singer, and dancer; French Resistance operative (d. 1975)
- Walter Robins, English cricketer and footballer (d. 1968)
- Martin Gottfried Weiss, German SS officer (d. 1946)
- Charles R. Drew, American physician and surgeon (d. 1950)
- Jan Peerce, American tenor and actor (d. 1984)
- Eddie Acuff, American actor (d. 1956)
- Maurice Evans, English actor (d. 1989)
- Zhang Xueliang, Chinese general and warlord (d. 2001)
- Adelaide Ames, American astronomer and academic (d. 1932)
- Leo Picard, German-Israeli geologist and academic (d. 1997)
- Georg von Békésy, Hungarian-American biophysicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)
- Memphis Minnie, American singer-songwriter (d. 1973)
- Baburao Painter, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1954)
- Mikhail Larionov, Russian painter and set designer (d. 1964)
- Alla Nazimova, Ukrainian-American actress, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1945)
- Raymond Pearl, American biologist and botanist (d. 1940)
- Vivian Woodward, English footballer and soldier (d. 1954)
- Raoul Dufy, French painter and illustrator (d. 1953)
- Otto Loewi, German-American pharmacologist and psychobiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1961)
- George Howells Broadhurst, English-American director and manager (d. 1952)
- George V of the United Kingdom (d. 1936)
- Otto Erich Hartleben, German poet and playwright (d. 1905)
- Ransom E. Olds, American businessman, founded Oldsmobile and REO Motor Car Company (d. 1950)
- Flinders Petrie, English archaeologist and academic (d. 1942)
- Theodore Robinson, American painter and academic (d. 1896)
- Garret Hobart, American lawyer and politician, 24th Vice President of the United States (d. 1899)
- Detlev von Liliencron, German poet and author (d. 1909)
- Frederick VIII of Denmark (d. 1912)
- Charles Lecocq, French pianist and composer (d. 1918)
- Anton Anderledy, Swiss religious leader, 23rd Superior General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1892)
- Johan Jongkind, Dutch painter (d. 1891)
- Louis Faidherbe, French general and politician, Governor of Senegal (d. 1889)
- Jefferson Davis, American colonel and politician, President of the Confederate States of America (d. 1889)
- Manuel Belgrano, Argentinian economist, lawyer, and politician (d. 1820)
- Ignaz Fränzl, German violinist and composer (d. 1811)
- James Hutton, Scottish geologist and physician (d. 1797)
- Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian physician, geologist, and botanist (d. 1788)
- Willem van Mieris, Dutch painter (d. 1747)
- David Gregory, Scottish-English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1708)
- John Hale, American minister (d. 1700)
- Philippe Quinault, French playwright and composer (d. 1688)
- Pietro Paolini, Italian painter (d. 1681)
- César, Duke of Vendôme, French nobleman (d. 1665)
- Giovanni Diodati, Swiss-Italian minister, theologian, and academic (d. 1649)
- Pietro de' Medici, Italian noble (d. 1604)
- Charles II, Archduke of Austria (d. 1590)
- João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (d. 1554)
- Bogislaw X, Duke of Pomerania (1474-1523) (d. 1523)
- Giovanni di Cosimo de' Medici, Italian noble (d. 1463)
- Conon of Naso, Basilian abbot (d. 1236)
Deaths On This Day
- Muhammad Ali, American boxer (b. 1942)
- Avi Beker, Israeli political scientist and academic (b. 1951)
- Svyatoslav Belza, Russian journalist, author, and critic (b. 1942)
- Gopinath Munde, Indian politician, 3rd Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1949)
- Atul Chitnis, German-Indian technologist and journalist (b. 1962)
- Józef Czyrek, Polish economist and politician, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1928)
- Frank Lautenberg, American soldier and politician (b. 1924)
- Carol Ann Abrams, American producer, author, and academic (b. 1942)
- Roy Salvadori, English racing driver and manager (b. 1922)
- Brian Talboys, New Zealand journalist and politician, 7th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1921)
- James Arness, American actor and producer (b. 1923)
- Andrew Gold, American singer, songwriter, musician and arranger (b. 1951)
- Bhajan Lal, Indian politician, 6th Chief Minister of Haryana (b. 1930)
- Jack Kevorkian, American pathologist, author, and activist (b. 1928)
- Jan van Roessel, Dutch footballer (b. 1925)
- Rue McClanahan, American actress (b. 1934)
- David Carradine, American actor (b. 1936)
- Koko Taylor, American singer (b. 1928)
- Harold Cardinal, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1945)
- Felix de Weldon, Austrian-American sculptor, designed the Marine Corps War Memorial (b. 1907)
- Lew Wasserman, American talent agent and manager (b. 1913)
- Anthony Quinn, Mexican-American actor and producer (b. 1915)
- Dennis James, American actor and game show host (b. 1917)
- Puig Aubert, German-French rugby player and coach (b. 1925)
- Yeoh Ghim Seng, Singaporean politician, acting President of Singapore (b. 1918)
- Robert Morley, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1908)
- Brian Bevan, Australian rugby league player (b. 1924)
- Katia Krafft, French volcanologist and geologist (b. 1942)
- Maurice Krafft, French volcanologist and geologist (b. 1946)
- Lê Văn Thiêm, Vietnamese mathematician and academic (b. 1918)
- Robert Noyce, American physicist and businessman, co-founded the Intel Corporation (b. 1927)
- Ruhollah Khomeini, Iranian religious leader and politician, 1st Supreme Leader of Iran (b. 1902)
- Will Sampson, American actor and painter (b. 1933)
- Anna Neagle, English actress and singer (b. 1904)
- Carleton S. Coon, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1904)
- Archibald Hill, English physiologist and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886)
- Roberto Rossellini, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1906)
- Ozzie Nelson, American actor and bandleader (b. 1906)
- Eisaku Satō, Japanese lawyer and politician, 39th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1901)
- Michael Gaughan, hunger strike victim (b. 1949)
- Jean Batmale, French footballer and manager (b. 1895)
- Heinz Hopf, German-Swiss mathematician and academic (b. 1894)
- Hjalmar Schacht, Danish-German economist, banker, and politician (b. 1877)
- George Edwin Cooke, American soccer player (b. 1883)
- Kâzım Orbay, Turkish general and politician, 9th Turkish Speaker of the Parliament (b. 1887)
- Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Finnish author and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
- Edmond Decottignies, French weightlifter (b. 1893)
- Pope John XXIII (b. 1881)
- Nâzım Hikmet Ran, Turkish poet, author, and playwright (b. 1902)
- Mikhail Kalinin, Russian civil servant and politician (b. 1875)
- John Flanagan, Irish-American hammer thrower and tug of war competitor (b. 1873)
- William Muldoon, American wrestler (b. 1852)
- Li Yuanhong, Chinese general and politician, 2nd President of the Republic of China (b. 1864)
- Franz Kafka, Czech-Austrian lawyer and author (b. 1883)
- Coenraad Hiebendaal, Dutch rower and physician (b. 1879)
- John Maxwell, American golfer (b. 1871)
- Vital-Justin Grandin, French-Canadian bishop and missionary (b. 1829)
- Mary Kingsley, English explorer and author (b. 1862)
- Johann Strauss II, Austrian composer and educator (b. 1825)
- Karl Eduard Zachariae von Lingenthal, German lawyer and jurist (b. 1812)
- Christian Wilberg, German painter and illustrator (b. 1839)
- Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian botanist, composer, and publisher (b. 1800)
- Georges Bizet, French pianist and composer (b. 1838)
- Okada Izō, Japanese samurai (b. 1838)
- Stephen A. Douglas, American lawyer and politician, 7th Secretary of State of Illinois (b. 1813)
- Julius Reubke, German pianist and composer (b. 1834)
- Nikolay Karamzin, Russian historian and poet (b. 1766)
- Thomas Hutchinson, American businessman and politician, Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (b. 1711)
- Charles Weston, 3rd Earl of Portland, English noble (b. 1639)
- Morgan Llwyd, Welsh minister and poet (b. 1619)
- William Harvey, English physician and academic (b. 1578)
- Manuel de Faria e Sousa, Portuguese historian and poet (b. 1590)
- Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1584)
- Sanada Yukimura, Japanese samurai (b. 1567)
- Jan Zamoyski, Polish nobleman (b. 1542)
- John Aylmer, English bishop and scholar (b. 1521)
- Wolf Huber, Austrian painter, printmaker and architect (b. 1485)
- Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish-Mexican archbishop (b. 1468)
- Ahmad ibn Abi Jum'ah, Islamic scholar, author of the Oran fatwa
- Loukas Notaras, last megas doux of the Byzantine Empire
- Leopold IV, Duke of Austria (b. 1371)
- William de Montagu, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English commander (b. 1328)
- Prince Guaimar IV of Salerno
- Staurakios, Byzantine general
- Liang Shidu, Chinese rebel leader