On This Day in History: June 5
June 5 is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 209 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- Michigan man wins $1 million in lottery, drives off with gas pump still attached. A Michigan player was so excited when he found out he won $1 million from a scratch-off lottery ticket that he drove away from the gas station with the gas hose still attached to his car.
- New Hampshire wins Wire Act lawsuit. New Hampshire has won its lawsuit against the US Department of Justice clarifying the scope of a 1961 federal gambling law.
- $530 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot increases on rollover. Lottery players across the United States will be lining up at lottery retailers for their chance to win Friday's massive $530 million Mega Millions jackpot, after nobody won Tuesday's $475 million grand prize.
- Pennsylvania becomes the seventh U.S. state to sell lottery games online. The Pennsylvania Lottery has launched PA iLottery, interactive games played online on a computer, tablet or mobile device that offer chances to win up to $250,000.
- Sweepstakes, lottery scams cost Americans more than $111 million in 2017. A new study reveals sweepstakes, lottery and prize-related scams cost Americans millions of dollars each year. The Better Business Bureau calls these schemes some of the "most serious and pervasive frauds operating today."
- Indiana couple claims $27.5 million Lotto prize. A Noblesville, Indiana, couple turned their $1 lottery ticket into a multimillion-dollar jackpot.
- Winner of record $590.5 million Powerball lottery jackpot announced. At a press conference today, the Florida Lottery announced that the $590.5 million jackpot from the Powerball drawing held on May 18 was claimed by Gloria C. MacKenzie, 84, of Zephyrhills, Florida.
- Florida to reveal winner of $590.5 million Powerball lottery. A woman from Zephyrhills, Florida, has stepped forward to claim last month's $590.5 million Powerball jackpot, the largest in U.S. history.
- 6 things to do before claiming your lottery prize. Winning the lottery is a unique sudden wealth event that requires several immediate decisions.
- N.C. man wins $90,800 in Pick 4 lottery drawing. A North Carolina man won his fourth major lottery prize hit by playing 20 Pick 4 tickets with same number.
- S.D. rancher claims $232M Powerball lottery jackpot. If this were a movie, nobody would believe it: A rancher struggling to eke out a living in one of the poorest corners of America claimed one of the biggest undivided jackpots in U.S. lottery history Friday -- $232 million -- after buying the ticket in a town by the name of Winner.
- Wisconsin lottery winner will support family with winnings. A Marshfield, Wisconsin, man is a million dollars richer, at least before taxes, after winning the Powerball lottery.
- Virginia high court rules that lottery must be accessible. Federal and state laws require the Virginia Lottery to ensure that its games are accessible to people with disabilities, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
- Fla. Lottery to try vending machines... again. Florida Lottery officials and lawmakers are betting $3.9 million that re-introducing vending machines in the state will pay off.
- S.D. Lottery to introduce Powerball winner. The South Dakota Lottery plans a ceremony Friday afternoon in Pierre to introduce the winner of last week's $232.1 million jackpot.
- Powerball lottery jackpot reaches $60 million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $60 million, with a cash option of $26.9 million.
- California lottery jackpot raised to $56 million. The jackpot in the California SuperLotto Plus lottery game grew to $56 million Sunday -- currently the second-largest lottery jackpot in the world.
- 'Lucky' NJ store sells winning Mega Millions lottery ticket. Atul Tijoriwala sells 43 different types of lottery tickets at his Krauszer's corner store in New Brunswick, and in the year he's owned the store, his customers have been lucky.
- Florida store clerks say regular won Lottery. Workers at a Palm Coast convenience store said a local man was shaking after he came inside the store Sunday morning to check the winning Lotto numbers and discovered he'd won $10 million.
- Maryland Lottery machine glitches frustrate players. A new lottery sales system being installed at thousands of convenience, liquor and grocery stores statewide has experienced breakdowns of up to several hours at a time this week, Maryland Lottery officials said Friday. Store owners and avid players in search of their daily numbers were frustrated and furious.
- Kentucky Lottery expects record sales, dividend this year. The Kentucky Lottery Corp. has forecast record ticket sales and a record dividend to the state for the fiscal year ending June 30.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$522 Million
Jun 7, 2019
- 2.$380.6 Million
Jun 7, 2017
- 3.$378 Million
Jun 5, 2020
- 4.$285.6 Million
Jun 5, 2021
- 5.$260 Million
Jun 7, 2016
- 6.$221 Million
Jun 7, 2014
- 7.€164.32 Million
Jun 6, 2019
- 8.$177 Million
Jun 6, 2012
- 9.€132 Million
Jun 5, 2012
- 10.€130 Million
Jun 7, 2019
- 11.€100 Million
Jun 6, 2014
- 12.€100 Million
Jun 7, 2013
- 13.$123 Million
Jun 8, 2016
- 14.€100 Million
Jun 5, 2015
- 15.$110 Million
Jun 5, 2018
- 16.€90 Million
Jun 8, 2018
- 17.€91.19 Million
Jun 6, 2016
- 18.$87 Million
Jun 6, 2018
- 19.€73 Million
Jun 7, 2016
- 20.$81 Million
Jun 5, 2004
- 20.$81 Million
Jun 5, 2004
- 22.$80 Million
Jun 6, 2003
- 22.$80 Million
Jun 6, 2017
- 24.€54 Million
Jun 7, 2011
- 25.$72.5 Million
Jun 7, 2014
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Tuesday, Jun 5, 1990
31 years old
Thursday, Jun 5, 1986
35 years old
Sunday, Jun 5, 1983
38 years old
Friday, Jun 5, 1981
40 years old
Tuesday, Jun 5, 1973
48 years old
Monday, Jun 5, 1972
49 years old
Wednesday, Jun 5, 1963
58 years old
Tuesday, Jun 5, 1962
59 years old
Sunday, Jun 5, 1955
66 years old
Wednesday, Jun 5, 1935
86 years old
(year not provided)
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- Montenegro becomes the 29th member of the NATO.
- Six Arab countries-Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates-cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region.
- An earthquake with a moment magnitude of 6.0 struck Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia killing 18 people, including hikers and mountain guides on Mount Kinabalu, after mass landslides that occurred during the earthquake. This is the strongest earthquake to strike Malaysia since 1975.
- After 65 straight days of civil disobedience, at least 31 people are killed in clashes between security forces and indigenous people near Bagua, Peru.
- Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
- Noël Mamère, Mayor of Bègles, celebrates marriage for two men for the first time in France.
- A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50 °C (122 °F) in the region.
- Tropical Storm Allison makes landfall on the upper-Texas coastline as a strong tropical storm and dumps large amounts of rain over Houston. The storm causes $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the second costliest tropical storm in U.S. history.
- The Six-Day War in Kisangani begins in Kisangani, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, between Ugandan and Rwandan forces. A large part of the city is destroyed.
- A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants. The strike lasts seven weeks.
- The Second Republic of the Congo Civil War begins.
- The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.
- Portions of the Holbeck Hall Hotel in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK, fall into the sea following a landslide.
- The Tank Man halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
- Operation Blue Star: Under orders from India's prime minister, Indira Gandhi, the Indian Army begins an invasion of the Golden Temple, the holiest site of the Sikh religion.
- More than 100 people are killed when the Russian river cruise ship Aleksandr Suvorov collides with a girder of the Ulyanovsk Railway Bridge. The collision caused a freight train to derail, further damaging the vessel yet the ship remained afloat and was eventually restored and returned to service.
- The "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that five people in Los Angeles, California, have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems, in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of AIDS.
- The Teton Dam in Idaho, United States, collapses. Eleven people are killed as a result of flooding.
- The Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
- The United Kingdom holds its first country-wide referendum on membership of the European Economic Community (EEC).
- Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan.
- The Six-Day War begins: Israel launches surprise strikes against Egyptian air-fields in response to the mobilisation of Egyptian forces on the Israeli border.
- DSV Alvin is commissioned.
- The British Secretary of State for War, John Profumo, resigns in a sex scandal known as the "Profumo affair".
- Movement of 15 Khordad: Protests against the arrest of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini by the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. In several cities, masses of angry demonstrators are confronted by tanks and paratroopers.
- The Lake Bodom murders occur in Finland.
- The first government of Singapore is sworn in.
- Elvis Presley introduces his new single, "Hound Dog", on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.
- Thailand elects Orapin Chaiyakan, the first female member of Thailand's Parliament.
- Cold War: Marshall Plan: In a speech at Harvard University, the United States Secretary of State George Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
- A fire in the La Salle Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, kills 61 people.
- The Allied Control Council, the military occupation governing body of Germany, formally takes power.
- World War II: More than 1,000 British bombers drop 5,000 tons of bombs on German gun batteries on the Normandy coast in preparation for D-Day.
- World War II: The United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania.
- World War II: Four thousand Chongqing residents are asphyxiated in a bomb shelter during the Bombing of Chongqing.
- World War II: After a brief lull in the Battle of France, the Germans renew the offensive against the remaining French divisions south of the River Somme in Operation Fall Rot ("Case Red").
- World War I: Conscription begins in the United States as "Army registration day".
- Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court; he is the first American Jew to hold such a position.
- World War I: The Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire breaks out.
- Denmark amends its constitution to allow women's suffrage.
- Second Boer War: British soldiers take Pretoria.
- The trial of Lizzie Borden for the murder of her father and step-mother begins in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
- The Rio de la Plata earthquake takes place.
- The first regularly scheduled Orient Express departs Paris.
- Sultan Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar closes the great slave market under the terms of a treaty with Great Britain.
- American Civil War: Battle of Piedmont: Union forces under General David Hunter defeat a Confederate army at Piedmont, Virginia, taking nearly 1,000 prisoners.
- As the Treaty of Saigon is signed, ceding parts of southern Vietnam to France, the guerrilla leader Trương Định decides to defy Emperor Tự Đức of Vietnam and fight on against the Europeans.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe's anti-slavery serial, Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly, starts a ten-month run in the National Era abolitionist newspaper.
- Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy by the signing of a new constitution.
- Houston is incorporated by the Republic of Texas.
- The June Rebellion breaks out in Paris in an attempt to overthrow the monarchy of Louis Philippe.
- HMS Pickle captures the armed slave ship Voladora off the coast of Cuba.
- The first Great Lakes steamer, the Frontenac, is launched.
- The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread the United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.
- The Qing dynasty Manchu forces led by the Shunzhi Emperor take Beijing during the collapse of the Ming dynasty.
- The masque Tethys' Festival is performed at Whitehall Palace to celebrate the investiture of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales.
- The Battle of Worringen ends the War of the Limburg Succession, with John I, Duke of Brabant, being one of the more important victors.
- Battle of the Gulf of Naples: Roger of Lauria, admiral to King Peter III of Aragon, destroys the Neapolitan fleet and captures Charles of Salerno.
- Kraków, in Poland, receives city rights.
Births On This Day
- Yulia Lipnitskaya, Russian figure skater
- Sam Darnold, American football player
- Troye Sivan, South African-born Australian singer-songwriter, actor, and YouTuber
- Ross Wilson, English table tennis player
- Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Samoan-New Zealand rugby league player
- Joazhiño Arroe, Peruvian footballer
- Emily Seebohm, Australian swimmer
- Sören Bertram, German footballer
- Radko Gudas, Czech ice hockey defenceman
- Cam Atkinson, American ice hockey player
- Megumi Nakajima, Japanese voice actress and singer
- Alessandro Salvi, Italian footballer
- Marcus Thornton, American basketball player
- Dave Bolland, Canadian ice hockey player
- Vernon Gholston, American football player
- Jeremy Abbott, American figure skater
- Ekaterina Bychkova, Russian tennis player
- Robert Barbieri, Canadian-Italian rugby player
- Marques Colston, American football player
- Ryan Dallas Cook, American trombonist (d. 2005)
- Serhat Akın, Turkish footballer
- Sébastien Lefebvre, Canadian singer and guitarist
- Mike Fisher, Canadian ice hockey player
- Antonio García, Spanish racing driver
- Stefanos Kotsolis, Greek footballer
- Matthew Scarlett, Australian footballer
- Pete Wentz, American singer-songwriter, bass player, actor, and fashion designer
- Jason White, American race car driver
- Fernando Meira, Portuguese footballer
- Liza Weil, American actress
- Giannis Giannoulis, Canadian basketball player
- Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Lithuanian-American basketball player
- Duncan Patterson, English drummer and keyboard player
- Sandra Stals, Belgian runner
- Mervyn Dillon, Trinidadian cricketer
- Scott Draper, Australian tennis player and golfer
- Russ Ortiz, American baseball player
- Lamon Brewster, American boxer
- Gella Vandecaveye, Belgian martial artist
- Yogi Adityanath, Indian priest and politician
- Paweł Kotla, Polish conductor and academic
- Susan Lynch, Northern Irish actress
- Alex Mooney, American politician
- Takaya Tsubobayashi, Japanese racing driver
- Mark Wahlberg, American model, actor, producer, and rapper
- Martin Gélinas, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- Brian McKnight, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
- Ed Vaizey, English lawyer and politician, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
- Matt Bullard, American basketball player and sportscaster
- Joe DeLoach, American sprinter
- Ray Lankford, American baseball player
- Ron Livingston, American actor
- Michael E. Brown, American astronomer and author
- Sandrine Piau, French soprano
- Alfie Turcotte, American ice hockey player
- Lisa Cholodenko, American director and screenwriter
- Karl Sanders, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Jeff Garlin, American actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter
- Tõnis Lukas, Estonian historian and politician, 34th Estonian Minister of Education
- Anke Behmer, German heptathlete
- Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (d. 1999)
- Anthony Burger, American singer and pianist (d. 2006)
- Aldo Costa, Italian engineer
- Ramesh Krishnan, Indian tennis player and coach
- Claire Fox, English author and academic
- Mark Ella, Australian rugby player
- Werner Schildhauer, German runner
- Avigdor Lieberman, Moldavian-Israeli soldier and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Israel
- Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, Comorian businessman and politician, President of Comoros
- Kenny G, American saxophonist, songwriter, and producer
- Edino Nazareth Filho, Brazilian footballer and manager
- Alberto Malesani, Italian footballer and manager
- Phil Neale, English cricketer, coach, and manager
- Nancy Stafford, American model and actress
- Kathleen Kennedy, American film producer, co-founded Amblin Entertainment
- Pierre Bruneau, Canadian journalist and news anchor
- Carole Fredericks, American singer (d. 2001)
- Nicko McBrain, English drummer and songwriter
- Suze Orman, American financial adviser, author, and television host
- Ronnie Dyson, American singer and actor (d. 1990)
- Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist and activist (d. 1977)
- Ken Follett, Welsh author
- Elizabeth Gloster, English lawyer and judge
- Alexander Scrymgeour, 12th Earl of Dundee, Scottish politician
- Laurie Anderson, American singer-songwriter and violinist
- Tom Evans, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1983)
- David Hare, English director, playwright, and screenwriter
- Freddie Stone, American singer, guitarist, and pastor
- John Du Cann, English guitarist (d. 2001)
- Bob Grant, Australian rugby league player
- Patrick Head, English engineer and businessman, co-founded Williams F1
- Wanderléa, Brazilian singer and television host
- John Carlos, American runner and football player
- André Lacroix, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach
- Whitfield Diffie, American cryptographer and academic
- Abraham Viruthakulangara, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Nagpur, Maharashtra, India (d. 2018)
- Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Equatoguinean lieutenant and politician, 2nd President of Equatorial Guinea
- Martha Argerich, Argentinian pianist
- Erasmo Carlos, Brazilian singer-songwriter
- Spalding Gray, American writer, actor, and monologist (d. 2004)
- Gudrun Sjödén, Swedish designer
- Joe Clark, Canadian journalist and politician, 16th Prime Minister of Canada
- Margaret Drabble, English novelist, biographer, and critic
- Moira Anderson, Scottish singer
- Karin Balzer, German hurdler (d. 2019)
- Roy Higgins, Australian jockey (d. 2014)
- Hélène Cixous, French author, poet, and critic
- Vilhjálmur Einarsson, Icelandic triple jumper, painter, and educator (d. 2019)
- Bill Moyers, American journalist, 13th White House Press Secretary
- Bata Živojinović, Serbian actor and politician (d. 2016)
- Christy Brown, Irish painter and author (d. 1981)
- Dave Gold, American businessman, founded the 99 Cents Only Stores (d. 2013)
- Yves Blais, Canadian businessman and politician (d. 1998)
- Jacques Demy, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1990)
- Jerzy Prokopiuk, Polish anthropologist and philosopher
- Alifa Rifaat, Egyptian author (d. 1996)
- Robert Lansing, American actor (d. 1994)
- Umberto Maglioli, Italian racing driver (d. 1999)
- Tony Richardson, English-American director and producer (d. 1991)
- Paul Soros, Hungarian-American engineer and businessman (d. 2013)
- Bill Hayes, American actor and singer
- Lou Brissie, American baseball player and scout (d. 2013)
- Art Donovan, American football player and radio host (d. 2013)
- Jorge Daponte, Argentinian racing driver (d. 1963)
- Roger Lebel, Canadian actor (d. 1994)
- Daniel Pinkham, American organist and composer (d. 2006)
- Paul Couvret, Dutch-Australian soldier, pilot, and politician (d. 2013)
- Sheila Sim, English actress (d. 2016)
- Marion Motley, American football player and coach (d. 1999)
- Cornelius Ryan, Irish-American journalist and author (d. 1974)
- Richard Scarry, American-Swiss author and illustrator (d. 1994)
- Sid Barnes, Australian cricketer (d. 1973)
- Eddie Joost, American baseball player and manager (d. 2011)
- Beatrice de Cardi, English archaeologist and academic (d. 2016)
- Conrad Marca-Relli, American-Italian painter and academic (d. 2000)
- Dean Amadon, American ornithologist and author (d. 2003)
- Eric Hollies, English cricketer (d. 1981)
- Wayne Boring, American illustrator (d. 1987)
- Arthur Powell Davies, American minister, author, and activist (d. 1957)
- Dennis Gabor, Hungarian-English physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1979)
- Otis Barton, American diver, engineer, and actor, designed the bathysphere (d. 1992)
- Theippan Maung Wa, Burmese writer (d. 1942)
- Salvatore Ferragamo, Italian shoe designer, founded Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. (d. 1960)
- Federico García Lorca, Spanish poet, playwright, and director (d. 1936)
- William Boyd, American actor and producer (d. 1972)
- William Roberts, English soldier and painter (d. 1980)
- Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian-English publisher and academic (d. 1976)
- Jaan Kikkas, Estonian weightlifter (d. 1944)
- Ralph Benatzky, Czech-Swiss composer (d. 1957)
- Ivy Compton-Burnett, English author (d. 1969)
- Frederick Lorz, American runner (d. 1914)
- John Maynard Keynes, English economist, philosopher, and academic (d. 1946)
- Robert Mayer, German-English businessman and philanthropist (d. 1985)
- Pancho Villa, Mexican general and politician, Governor of Chihuahua (d. 1923)
- Willard Miller, Canadian-American sailor, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1959)
- Isaac Heinemann, German-Israeli scholar and academic (d. 1957)
- Bernard de Pourtalès, Swiss captain and sailor (d. 1935)
- James Connolly, Scottish-born Irish rebel leader (d. 1916)
- Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish ophthalmologist and optician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930)
- Pat Garrett, American sheriff (d. 1908)
- Carmine Crocco, Italian soldier (d. 1905)
- John Couch Adams, English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1892)
- William Scamp, English architect and engineer (d. 1872)
- Christian Lobeck, German scholar and academic (d. 1860)
- Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (d. 1851)
- Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist, physicist, and mineralogist (d. 1852)
- Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist and philosopher (d. 1808)
- Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (d. 1744)
- Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician and philosopher (d. 1684)
- Pu Songling, Chinese author (d. 1715)
- Peter Wtewael, Dutch Golden Age painter (d. 1660)
- Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, English colonial administrator and admiral (d. 1658)
- Benedetto Giustiniani, Italian clergyman (d. 1621)
- Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (d. 1573)
- Justus Jonas, German priest and academic (d. 1555)
- Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, Italian ruler (d. 1478)
- Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of King Edward III of England and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (d. 1402)
Deaths On This Day
- Kate Spade, American fashion designer (b. 1962)
- Andy Cunningham, English actor (b. 1950)
- Cheick Tioté, Ivorian footballer (b. 1986)
- Jerome Bruner, American psychologist (b. 1915)
- Tariq Aziz, Iraqi journalist and politician, Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1936)
- Alan Bond, English-Australian businessman (b. 1938)
- Richard Johnson, English actor (b. 1927)
- Roger Vergé, French chef and author (b. 1930)
- Abu Abdulrahman al-Bilawi, Iraqi commander (b. 1971)
- Don Davis, American songwriter and producer (b. 1938)
- Reiulf Steen, Norwegian journalist and politician, Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications (b. 1933)
- Helen McElhone, Scottish politician (b. 1933)
- Stanisław Nagy, Polish cardinal (b. 1921)
- Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, Irish republican activist and politician (b. 1932)
- Michel Ostyn, Belgian physiologist and physician (b. 1924)
- Ray Bradbury, American science fiction writer and screenwriter (b. 1920)
- Hal Keller, American baseball player and manager (b. 1928)
- Mihai Pătrașcu, Romanian-American computer scientist (b. 1982)
- Charlie Sutton, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1924)
- Jeff Hanson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1978)
- Frederick Franck, Dutch-American painter, sculptor, and author (b. 1909)
- Edward L. Moyers, American businessman (b. 1928)
- Adolfo Aguilar Zínser, Mexican scholar and politician (b. 1949)
- Wee Chong Jin, Singaporean judge (b. 1917)
- Iona Brown, English violinist and conductor (b. 1941)
- Ronald Reagan, American actor and politician, 40th President of the United States (b. 1911)
- Jürgen Möllemann, German soldier and politician, 10th Vice-Chancellor of Germany (b. 1945)
- Manuel Rosenthal, French composer and conductor (b. 1904)
- Dee Dee Ramone, American singer-songwriter and bass player (b. 1951)
- Don Liddle, American baseball player (b. 1925)
- Mel Tormé, American singer-songwriter (b. 1925)
- Jeanette Nolan, American actress (b. 1911)
- Sam Yorty, American soldier and politician, 37th Mayor of Los Angeles (b. 1909)
- J. Anthony Lukas, American journalist and author (b. 1933)
- Acharya Kuber Nath Rai, Indian poet and scholar (b. 1933)
- Conway Twitty, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1933)
- Arthur Biram, Israeli philologist, philosopher, and academic (b. 1878)
- Harry Brown, Australian public servant (b. 1878)
- Eleanor Farjeon, Jewish-English author, poet, and playwright (b. 1881)
- Nils Olaf Chrisander, Swedish-American actor and director (b. 1884)
- Emily Dobson, Australian philanthropist (b. 1842)
- William Holman, English-Australian politician, 19th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1871)
- Eric Lemming, Swedish athlete (b. 1880)
- Pascin, Bulgarian-French painter and illustrator (b. 1885)
- Will Crooks, English trade unionist and politician (b. 1852)
- Georges Feydeau, French playwright (b. 1862)
- Rhoda Broughton, Welsh-English author (b. 1840)
- Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, Irish-born British field marshal and politician, Secretary of State for War (b. 1850)
- Chris von der Ahe, German-American businessman (b. 1851)
- O. Henry, American short story writer (b. 1862)
- Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher and author (b. 1842)
- Stephen Crane, American poet, novelist, and short story writer (b. 1871)
- Antonio Luna, Filipino general (b. 1866)
- John McDouall Stuart, Scottish explorer and surveyor (b. 1815)
- Carl Maria von Weber, German pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1786)
- Odysseas Androutsos, Greek soldier (b. 1788)
- Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer and educator (b. 1741)
- Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-Canadian general and politician, 22nd Governor of Quebec (b. 1718)
- Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent, English politician and courtier (b. 1671)
- Isaac de Beausobre, French pastor and theologian (b. 1659)
- Johann Kuhnau, German organist and composer (b. 1660)
- Roger Cotes, English mathematician and academic (b. 1682)
- Ignatius George II, Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch (b. 1648)
- Francesco Sforza Pallavicino, Italian cardinal and historian (b. 1607)
- Orlando Gibbons, English organist and composer (b. 1583)
- Lamoral, Count of Egmont (b. 1522)
- Mercurino Gattinara, Italian statesman and jurist (b. 1465)
- Leonel Power, English composer
- Ferdinand, Portuguese prince (b. 1402)
- Yuri IV, Russian grand prince (b. 1374)
- Braccio da Montone, Italian nobleman (b. 1368)
- Frederick I, duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
- Dmitry of Suzdal, Russian grand prince (b. 1324)
- Louis X, king of France (b. 1289)
- Amalric, prince of Tyre
- Edmund Crouchback, English politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1245)
- Robert de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Leicester, Norman nobleman and politician (b. 1049)
- Sanjō, emperor of Japan (b. 976)
- Louis the Blind, king of Provence
- Ya'qub ibn al-Layth, Persian emir (b. 840)
- Eoban, bishop of Utrecht
- Boniface, English missionary and martyr (b. 675)
- Jacob of Edessa, Syrian bishop (b. 640)
- Theodosius I, patriarch of Alexandria
- Epiphanius, patriarch of Constantinople
- Sima Lun, Chinese emperor (b. 249)