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On This Day in History:  June 30

June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 184 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Arkansas man left trembling after winning $1 million lottery prize. An El Dorado man has a huge reason to celebrate after becoming Arkansas' newest millionaire, thanks to a $20 scratch-off lottery game.
2019
Mississippi Lottery targets Dec. 1 startup date. The Mississippi Lottery Corporation says it plans for stores to be selling scratch-off lottery tickets by Dec. 1.
2018
Paper-jammed lottery ticket turns out to be $22,000 winner for Kansas couple. A paper-jammed Kansas Lottery ticket turned out to be lucky for a couple from Tonganoxie, Kansas.
2017
Washington Lottery to shut down if lawmakers can't agree on budget. Washington's Lottery will suspend all operations if lawmakers can't pass the state's operating budget by midnight on Friday, June 30, 2017.
2015
Mass Lottery to announce record sales. The Massachusetts Lottery is expected to break a sales record this year for the fourth year in a row, the lottery executive director said Tuesday.
2015
Unclaimed Va. $100K Cash 5 lottery ticket about to expire. If you played Virginia's Cash 5 lottery game back in January, you may want to check your pockets, bags and glove compartment, because one lucky person is holding on to a winning lottery ticket that is set to expire soon.
2015
Arkansas Lottery sales director to resign. The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's director of sales was given a choice Monday — resignation or termination.
2013
Another lottery contract is under the D.C. Council's microscope. The DC Lottery needs to keep its contract with Scientific Games to produce scratch games, but the stringent contract laws in Washington, D.C. may put the contract in jeopardy.
2013
Ireland Lottery doesn't have enough cash to pay €94m mystery winner. The mystery winner of the €94m Euromillions jackpot is not expected to claim their prize until next week because the Ireland National Lottery does not have enough money in the bank to pay them.
2012
Colorado Lottery ends MatchPlay game. The Colorado Lottery conducted its final MatchPlay drawing Friday, capping a two-year run for the jackpot game.
2011
D.C. continues rollout of online gambling. The scramble is on to launch an online casino in Washington, D.C., which is the first jurisdiction in the United States to sanction online gambling.
2011
Illinois Lottery run by private company starting Friday. Illinois' private lottery manager takes over operations Friday, with both the company and the state envisioning greatly increased sales and more money for state coffers.
2009
N.C. lottery players looking for luck after $88M win. Lottery tickets have been selling like wildfire since Kings Mountain resident Jeff Wilson won $88.1 million playing Powerball, said Angi White, assistant manager of the Petro Express in Kings Mountain where the winning ticket was sold.
2009
Arkansas Gov. and new lottery director meet. The head of the Arkansas state lottery and Gov. Mike Beebe met for the first time Monday but didn't talk much about their differences on keno.
2009
Ohio Lottery switches to Greek operator Intralot. At 11:59 p.m. today, in an office park in Strongsville, state officials and a gaggle of computer technicians, some from Greece, will change how Ohioans get their lottery tickets.
2008
Lottery scratch games still being sold after jackpots are gone. State lotteries are coming under renewed criticism for selling scratch-off tickets after the top prizes have been given away.
2007
Oklahoma couple claims $106M Powerball lottery jackpot. Don Harvey's long-haul truck had almost two million miles on it when its engine died this week. Now he's planning to ride the road in style, thanks to a $105.8 million Powerball ticket bought by his wife.
2005
Yacht Stolen From Co-Winner of Record Big Game Lottery Jackpot. A yacht was stolen from a lottery winner in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, so that the thief could impress his girlfriend.
2005
Texas Lottery officials testify that public was deceived. Texas Lottery Commission Chairman C. Thomas Clowe told lawmakers Wednesday that the public was deceived by recently inflated jackpot estimates and vowed the agency would take action to keep it from happening again.
2005
Texas Lottery Whistleblower Fired. The scandal embroiling the Texas Lottery Commission over inflated jackpot estimates intensified Wednesday when top agency officials acknowledged firing a colleague who only days earlier warned ticket sales would fall short of advertised amounts.
2005
Virginia lottery winner claims first Set for Life check. Last week, Gordon McKinney of Chuckey, Tenn., won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery's new scratch-off game, Set for Life, and will receive $2,000 a week for the rest of his life.
2005
Calif. Lottery Sales Reach Record High. People bought more than $3 billion in California Lottery tickets this fiscal year, a record for the nearly 20-year-old games.
2004
$280 Million: Record Mega Millions Jackpot. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $280 million Wednesday, the highest jackpot for the game since its inception in May, 2002.
2004
Lotto winner is held in shooting. The youngest Lotto jackpot winner ever in Colorado is behind bars and faces a charge of attempted murder after Longmont police said he shot another man in the head over the weekend.
2004
Ex-lottery manager sues Penn. officials. A former Republican state House candidate from Bethlehem is claiming that Democratic state officials violated her rights by firing her from the Pennsylvania Lottery for political reasons.
2004
W.V. Lottery sets single-month sales record. May was a record sales month in what will be a record year for the West Virginia Lottery, with profits to the state topping the half-billion-dollar mark.
2004
Jamaica Lottery Recovers. Supreme Ventures Ltd., Jamaica's sole lottery company, has seen a substantial recovery in its business since the Government decided to lift the tax it had imposed on winnings last year.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$415 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 1, 2016
2.$294 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 2, 2004
3.$256 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2018
4.$243 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 2, 2016
5.€152 Million
US$220.6 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 1, 2011
6.€179.65 Million
US$202.9 Million
Draw Date
Jul 2, 2019
7.$165 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 2, 2003
8.$158 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2017
9.$150 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2019
10.$145 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 30, 1999
11.€100 Million
US$114.18 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2017
12.€101.19 Million
US$112.34 Million
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2016
13.$106 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 1, 2017
13.$106 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2007
15.€90 Million
US$105.61 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jul 6, 2018
16.$105 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 1, 2011
17.$98 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Jul 1, 2006
18.$94 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2009
19.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 2, 2014
20.$86 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 3, 2012
21.$85 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jul 2, 2008
22.$83 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 2, 2002
22.$83 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jul 2, 2019
24.€66 Million
US$74.54 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jul 2, 2019
25.$74 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 30, 2015

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1989
Friday, Jun 30, 1989
31 years old
1988
Thursday, Jun 30, 1988
32 years old
1987
Tuesday, Jun 30, 1987
33 years old
1984
Saturday, Jun 30, 1984
36 years old
1982
Wednesday, Jun 30, 1982
38 years old
1977
Thursday, Jun 30, 1977
43 years old
1967
Friday, Jun 30, 1967
53 years old
1964
Tuesday, Jun 30, 1964
56 years old
1961
Friday, Jun 30, 1961
59 years old
1960
Thursday, Jun 30, 1960
60 years old
1946
Sunday, Jun 30, 1946
74 years old
1946
Sunday, Jun 30, 1946
74 years old
1945
Saturday, Jun 30, 1945
75 years old
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2015
A Hercules C-130 military aircraft with 113 people on board crashes in a residential area in Medan, Indonesia, resulting in at least 116 deaths.
2013
Nineteen firefighters die controlling a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona.
2013
Protests begin around Egypt against President Mohamed Morsi and the ruling Freedom and Justice Party, leading to their overthrow during the 2013 Egyptian coup d'état
2007
A Jeep Cherokee filled with propane canisters drives into the entrance at Glasgow Airport, Scotland in a failed terrorist attack. This was linked to the 2007 London car bombs that had taken place the day before.
1997
The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to China.
1990
East Germany and West Germany merge their economies.
1986
The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Bowers v. Hardwick that states can outlaw homosexual acts between consenting adults.
1985
Thirty-nine American hostages from the hijacked TWA Flight 847 are freed in Beirut after being held for 17 days.
1977
The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization disbands.
1974
The Baltimore municipal strike of 1974 begins.
1972
The first leap second is added to the UTC time system.
1971
The crew of the Soviet Soyuz 11 spacecraft are killed when their air supply escapes through a faulty valve.
1968
Pope Paul VI issues the Credo of the People of God.
1966
The National Organization for Women, the United States' largest feminist organization, is founded.
1963
Ciaculli bombing: a car bomb, intended for Mafia boss Salvatore Greco, kills seven police officers and military personnel near Palermo.
1960
Belgian Congo gains independence as Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville).
1959
A United States Air Force F-100 Super Sabre from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, crashes into a nearby elementary school, killing 11 students plus six residents from the local neighborhood.
1956
A TWA Super Constellation and a United Airlines DC-7 collide above the Grand Canyon in Arizona and crash, killing all 128 on board both airliners.
1953
The first Chevrolet Corvette rolls off the assembly line in Flint, Michigan.
1944
World War II: The Battle of Cherbourg ends with the fall of the strategically valuable port to American forces.
1937
The world's first emergency telephone number, 999, is introduced in London.
1936
Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia appeals for aid to the League of Nations against Italy's invasion of his country.
1934
The Night of the Long Knives, Adolf Hitler's violent purge of his political rivals in Germany, takes place.
1922
In Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes and Dominican Ambassador Francisco J. Peynado sign the Hughes-Peynado agreement, which ends the United States occupation of the Dominican Republic.
1921
U.S. President Warren G. Harding appoints former President William Howard Taft Chief Justice of the United States.
1912
The Regina Cyclone, Canada's deadliest tornado event, kills 28 people in Regina, Saskatchewan
1908
The Tunguska Event, the largest impact event on Earth in human recorded history, resulting in a massive explosion over Eastern Siberia.
1906
The United States Congress passes the Meat Inspection Act and Pure Food and Drug Act.
1905
Albert Einstein sends the article On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies, in which he introduces special relativity, for publication in Annalen der Physik.
1892
The Homestead Strike begins near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1886
The first transcontinental train trip across Canada departs from Montreal, Quebec. It arrives in Port Moody, British Columbia on July 4.
1882
Charles J. Guiteau is hanged in Washington, D.C. for the assassination of U.S. President James Garfield.
1864
U.S. President Abraham Lincoln grants Yosemite Valley to California for "public use, resort and recreation".
1860
The 1860 Oxford evolution debate at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History takes place.
1859
French acrobat Charles Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
1805
The U.S. Congress organizes the Michigan Territory.
1794
Native American forces under Blue Jacket attack Fort Recovery.
1758
Seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place.
1688
The Immortal Seven issue the Invitation to William, which would culminate in the Glorious Revolution.
1651
The Deluge: Khmelnytsky Uprising: The Battle of Berestechko ends with a Polish victory.
1559
King Henry II of France is mortally wounded in a jousting match against Gabriel, comte de Montgomery.
1521
Spanish forces defeat a combined French and Navarrese army at the Battle of Noáin during the Spanish conquest of Iberian Navarre.
1520
Spanish conquistadors led by Hernán Cortés fight their way out of Tenochtitlan.
1422
Battle of Arbedo between the duke of Milan and the Swiss cantons.
763
The Byzantine army of emperor Constantine V defeats the Bulgarian forces in the Battle of Anchialus.
350
Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, is defeated and killed in Rome by troops of the usurper Magnentius.
296
Pope Marcellinus begins his papacy.

Births On This Day

1956
Volker Beck, German hurdler and coach
1956
David Lidington, English historian, academic, and politician, Minister of State for Europe
1956
David Alan Grier, American actor, singer, and comedian
1955
Brian Vollmer, Canadian singer
1954
Stephen Barlow, English organist, composer, and conductor
1954
Pierre Charles, Dominican educator and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Dominica (d. 2004)
1954
Serzh Sargsyan, Armenian politician, 3rd President of Armenia
1954
Wayne Swan, Australian academic and politician, 14th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia
1953
Hal Lindes, American-English guitarist and film score composer
1952
Athanassios S. Fokas, Greek mathematician and academic
1952
David Garrison, American actor and singer
1951
Stanley Clarke, American bass player and composer
1949
Uwe Kliemann, German footballer, coach, and manager
1949
Andy Scott, Welsh singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1944
Raymond Moody, American parapsychologist and author
1944
Glenn Shorrock, English-Australian singer-songwriter
1944
Ron Swoboda, American baseball player and sportscaster
1943
Florence Ballard, American pop/soul singer (The Supremes) (d. 1976)
1943
Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Indian director and screenwriter
1942
Robert Ballard, American lieutenant and oceanographer
1942
Ron Harris, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1941
Peter Pollock, South African cricketer and author
1940
Mark Spoelstra, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007)
1939
Tony Hatch, English pianist, composer, and producer
1939
Barry Hines, English author and screenwriter (d. 2016)
1939
José Emilio Pacheco, Mexican poet and author (d. 2014)
1938
Billy Mills, American sprinter
1937
Larry Henley, American singer-songwriter (d. 2014)
1936
Assia Djebar, Algerian-French author and translator (d. 2015)
1936
Nancy Dussault, American actress and singer
1936
Tony Musante, American actor and screenwriter (d. 2013)
1936
Dave Van Ronk, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2002)
1935
John Harlin, American pilot and mountaineer (d. 1966)
1934
Harry Blackstone Jr., American magician and author (d. 1997)
1933
Tomislav Ivić, Croatian football coach and manager (d. 2011)
1933
M. J. K. Smith, English cricketer and rugby player
1933
Orval Tessier, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1933
Joan Murrell Owens, American educator and marine biologist (d. 2011)
1931
Yo-Yo Davalillo, Venezuelan baseball player and manager (d. 2013)
1931
Andrew Hill, American pianist and composer (d. 2007)
1931
Ronald Rene Lagueux, American judge
1931
Kaye Vaughan, American football player
1930
Ben Atchley, American politician (d. 2018)
1930
Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Arabian politician
1930
Ignatius Peter VIII Abdalahad, Syrian bishop (d. 2018)
1929
Yang Ti-liang, Chinese judge
1928
Hassan Hassanzadeh Amoli, Islamic philosopher, theologian and mathematician and mystic
1928
Nathaniel Tarn, American poet, essayist, anthropologist, and translator
1927
Shirley Fry Irvin, American tennis player
1927
James Goldman, American screenwriter and playwright (d. 1998)
1927
Mario Lanfranchi, Italian director, screenwriter, producer, collector and actor
1927
Frank McCabe, American basketball player
1926
Paul Berg, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1926
David Berglas, American magician and mentalist
1925
Fred Schaus, American basketball player and coach (d. 2010)
1925
Ebrahim Amini, Iranian politician
1924
Max Trepp, Swiss sprinter
1923
Andy Jack, English footballer
1922
Al Besselink, American professional golfer
1921
Washington SyCip, American-Filipino accountant (d. 2017)
1920
Eleanor Ross Taylor, American poet and educator (d. 2011)
1919
Ed Yost, American inventor of the modern hot air balloon (d. 2007)
1917
Susan Hayward, American actress (d. 1975)
1917
Lena Horne, American actress, singer, and activist (d. 2010)
1917
Willa Kim, American costume designer (d. 2016)
1914
Francisco da Costa Gomes, Portuguese general and politician, 15th President of Portugal (d. 2001)
1914
Allan Houser, American sculptor and painter (d. 1994)
1913
Alfonso López Michelsen, Colombian lawyer and politician, 24th President of Colombia (d. 2007)
1913
Harry Wismer, American sportscaster (d. 1967)
1912
Ludwig Bölkow, German engineer (d. 2003)
1912
Dan Reeves, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1971)
1912
María Luisa Dehesa Gómez Farías, Mexican architect (d. 2009)
1911
Czesław Miłosz, Polish novelist, essayist, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004)
1911
Nagarjun, Indian poet (d. 1998)
1909
Juan Bosch, 43rd President of the Dominican Republic (d. 2001)
1908
Winston Graham, English author (d. 2003)
1908
Luigi Rovere, Italian film producer (d. 1996)
1908
Rob Nieuwenhuys, Dutch writer (d. 1999)
1907
Roman Shukhevych, Ukrainian general and politician (d. 1950)
1906
Anthony Mann, American actor and director (d. 1967)
1905
John Van Ryn, American tennis player (d. 1999)
1899
Madge Bellamy, American actress (d. 1990)
1895
Heinz Warneke, German-American sculptor and educator (d. 1983)
1893
Walter Ulbricht, German soldier and politician (d. 1973)
1892
Pierre Blanchar, Algerian-French actor and director (d. 1963)
1891
Man Mountain Dean, American wrestler and sergeant (d. 1953)
1891
Ed Lewis, American wrestler and manager (d. 1966)
1891
Stanley Spencer, English painter (d. 1959)
1890
Paul Boffa, Maltese physician and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Malta (d. 1962)
1889
Archibald Frazer-Nash, English motor car designer, engineer and founder of Frazer Nash (d. 1965)
1884
Georges Duhamel, French author and critic (d. 1966)
1864
Frederick Bligh Bond, English architect and archaeologist (d. 1945)
1843
Ernest Mason Satow, English orientalist and diplomat (d. 1929)
1817
Joseph Dalton Hooker, English botanist and explorer (d. 1911)
1807
Friedrich Theodor Vischer, German author, poet, and playwright (d.1887)
1803
Thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet, playwright, and physician (d. 1849)
1791
Félix Savart, French physicist and psychologist (d. 1841)
1789
Horace Vernet, French painter and academic (d. 1863)
1755
Paul Barras, French soldier and politician (d. 1829)
1722
Jiří Antonín Benda, Czech composer, violinist and Kapellmeister (d. 1795)
1688
Abu l-Hasan Ali I, ruler of Tunisia (d. 1756)
1685
John Gay, English poet and playwright (d. 1732)
1641
Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, German-English general (d. 1719)
1628
Miguel de Molinos, Spanish mystic (d. 1696)
1588
Giovanni Maria Sabino, Italian organist, composer, and educator (d. 1649)
1533
Martín de Rada, Spanish missionary (d. 1578)
1503
John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (d. 1554)
1478
John, Prince of Asturias, Son of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile (d. 1497)
1470
Charles VIII of France (d. 1498)
1468
John, Elector of Saxony (d. 1532)
1286
John de Warenne, 7th Earl of Surrey, English magnate (d. 1347)

Deaths On This Day

2017
Barry Norman, English television presenter (b. 1933)
2017
Simone Veil, French lawyer and politician (b. 1927)
2015
Charles W. Bagnal, American general (b. 1934)
2015
Robert Dewar, English-American computer scientist and academic (b. 1945)
2015
Arthur Porter, Canadian physician and academic (b. 1956)
2015
Leonard Starr, American author and illustrator (b. 1925)
2014
Frank Cashen, American businessman (b. 1925)
2014
Paul Mazursky, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1930)
2014
Željko Šturanović, Montenegrin lawyer and politician, 31st Prime Minister of Montenegro (b. 1960)
2013
Alan Campbell, Baron Campbell of Alloway, English lawyer and judge (b. 1917)
2013
Akpor Pius Ewherido, Nigerian politician (b. 1963)
2013
Kathryn Morrison, American educator and politician (b. 1942)
2013
Thompson Oliha, Nigerian footballer (b. 1968)
2013
Keith Seaman, Australian politician, 29th Governor of South Australia (b. 1920)
2012
Michael Abney-Hastings, 14th Earl of Loudoun, English-Australian politician (b. 1942)
2012
Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli politician, 7th Prime Minister of Israel (b. 1915)
2012
Michael J. Ybarra, American journalist and author (b. 1966)
2009
Pina Bausch, German dancer, choreographer, and director (b. 1940)
2009
Harve Presnell, American actor and singer (b. 1933)
2007
Sahib Singh Verma, Indian librarian and politician, 4th Chief Minister of Delhi (b. 1943)
2004
Eddie Burns, Australian rugby league player (b. 1916)
2003
Buddy Hackett, American actor and comedian (b. 1924)
2003
Robert McCloskey, American author and illustrator (b. 1915)
2002
Chico Xavier, Brazilian medium and author (b. 1910)
2001
Chet Atkins, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1924)
2001
Joe Henderson, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1937)
1996
Lakis Petropoulos, Greek footballer and manager (b. 1932)
1995
Georgy Beregovoy, Ukrainian general and astronaut (b. 1921)
1995
Gale Gordon, American actor and voice artist (b. 1906)
1985
Haruo Remeliik, Palauan politician, 1st President of Palau (b. 1933)
1984
Lillian Hellman, American author and playwright (b. 1905)
1976
Firpo Marberry, American baseball player and umpire (b. 1898)
1974
Vannevar Bush, American engineer and academic (b. 1890)
1974
Alberta Williams King, civil rights activist and mother of Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. 1904)
1973
Nancy Mitford, English journalist and author (b. 1904)
1973
Vasyl Velychkovsky, Ukrainian-Canadian bishop and martyr (b. 1903)
1971
Georgi Asparuhov, Bulgarian footballer (b. 1943)
1971
Herbert Biberman, American director and screenwriter (b. 1900)
1971
Georgy Dobrovolsky Ukrainian pilot and astronaut (b. 1928)
1971
Nikola Kotkov, Bulgarian footballer (b. 1938)
1971
Viktor Patsayev, Kazakh engineer and astronaut (b. 1933)
1971
Vladislav Volkov, Russian engineer and astronaut (b. 1935)
1968
Ernst Marcus, German zoologist (b. 1893)
1966
Giuseppe Farina, Italian race car driver (b. 1906)
1966
Margery Allingham, English author of detective fiction (b. 1904)
1961
Lee de Forest, American inventor, invented the audion tube (b. 1873)
1959
José Vasconcelos, Mexican philosopher and politician (b. 1882)
1956
Thorleif Lund, Norwegian actor (b. 1880)
1954
Andrass Samuelsen, Faroese politician, 1st Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (b. 1873)
1953
Elsa Beskow, Swedish author and illustrator (b. 1874)
1953
Charles William Miller, Brazilian footballer and civil servant (b. 1874)
1951
Yrjö Saarela, Finnish wrestler and coach (b. 1884)
1949
Édouard Alphonse James de Rothschild, French financier and polo player (b. 1868)
1948
Prince Sabahaddin, Turkish-Swiss sociologist and academic (b. 1879)
1941
Yefim Fomin, Belarusian politician (b. 1909)
1941
Aleksander Tõnisson, Estonian general and politician, 5th Estonian Minister of War (b. 1875)
1934
Karl Ernst, German soldier (b. 1904)
1934
Erich Klausener, German soldier and politician (b. 1885)
1934
Gustav Ritter von Kahr, German lawyer and politician, Minister-President of Bavaria (b. 1862)
1934
Gregor Strasser, German lieutenant and politician (b. 1892)
1934
Kurt von Schleicher, German general and politician, 23rd Chancellor of Germany (b. 1882)
1932
Bruno Kastner, German actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1890)
1919
John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1842)
1917
Antonio de La Gándara, French painter and illustrator (b. 1861)
1917
Dadabhai Naoroji, Parsi intellectual, educator, cotton trader, and an early Indian political and social leader (b. 1825)
1916
Eunice Eloisae Gibbs Allyn, American correspondent, author, and poet (b. 1847)
1913
Alphonse Kirchhoffer, French fencer (b. 1873)
1908
Thomas Hill, American painter (b. 1829)
1890
Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, American organist and composer (b. 1819)
1882
Charles J. Guiteau, American preacher and lawyer, assassin of James A. Garfield (b. 1841)
1882
Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman (b. 1827)
1857
Alcide d'Orbigny, French zoologist and paleontologist (b. 1802)
1796
Abraham Yates Jr., American lawyer and politician (b. 1724)
1785
James Oglethorpe, English general and politician, 1st Colonial Governor of Georgia (b. 1696)
1709
Edward Lhuyd, Welsh botanist, linguist, and geographer (b. 1660)
1708
Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1684)
1704
John Quelch, English pirate (b. 1665)
1670
Henrietta of England (b. 1644)
1666
Alexander Brome, English poet and playwright (b. 1620)
1660
William Oughtred, English minister and mathematician (b. 1575)
1649
Simon Vouet, French painter (b. 1590)
1607
Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (b. 1538)
1538
Charles II, Duke of Guelders (b. 1467)
1522
Johann Reuchlin, German humanist and Hebrew scholar (b. 1455)
1364
Arnošt of Pardubice, Czech archbishop (b. 1297)
1337
Eleanor de Clare, English noblewoman (b. 1290)
1278
Pierre de la Broce, French courtier
1224
Adolf of Osnabrück, German monk and bishop (b. 1185)
1181
Hugh de Kevelioc, 5th Earl of Chester, Welsh politician (b. 1147)
945
Ki no Tsurayuki, Japanese writer and poet (b. 872)
888
Æthelred, archbishop of Canterbury
710
Erentrude, Frankish abbess
350
Nepotianus, Roman ruler