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On This Day in History:  June 7

June 7 is the 158th day of the year (159th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 207 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2018
New law would stop Illinois Lottery from selling tickets after top prizes are gone. The Illinois Lottery would have to provide players with daily updates on how many top prizes remain in scratch-off games — and wouldn't be able to keep selling tickets for those games indefinitely — under a proposed change in state law.
2016
Maryland resident wins lottery twice in one day. A Cecil County resident won back-to-back Maryland Lottery scratch-offs Thursday, according to officials with the Maryland State Lottery Agency.
2016
In South Dakota you can now smoke and play video lottery. South Dakota video lottery terminals can be placed in vented smoke shacks that some bar owners have built onto their establishments, according to several state administration officials.
2016
Nebraska Lottery chooses new director. Brian Rockey, former manager in the Nebraska Department of Revenue's Lottery and Charitable Gaming Division, will return as its director beginning July 1, Tax Commissioner Tony Fulton announced Monday.
2016
Hoosier Lottery pays out 10x normal amount on triple-7s. Nearly 2,000 Hoosier Lottery players who picked 7-7-7 Sunday in the Daily 3 Evening game were winners.
2015
Extradition trial begins this week in $16.5M Hot Lotto fraud case. After months of investigation and legal wrangling, legal actions against two men accused of rigging a multi-state Hot Lotto computerized drawing are proceeding.
2015
NY plumber wins $136M Powerball jackpot, splits it with son. A New York plumber and his son are multimillionaires after sitting on a winning Powerball ticket because they thought the jackpot had been won by a teacher.
2015
NY lottery retailer won 16 times in 2 years. A Bronx businessman who has won more big lottery prizes than any other New Yorker doesn't have to go far to buy tickets — he owns a store that sells them.
2012
$205 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges. There was no jackpot winner in the Wednesday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $205 million for Saturday's drawing.
2011
N.J. woman suing state over lottery tax. A Rockaway, New Jersey, woman who won a $14.9 million prize in the New Jersey Lottery's Pick 6 drawing in 2009 is suing the state to get a $1.58 million income tax refund she says she is owed.
2011
Georgia Lottery sets Cash 4 bonus drawing date. Georgia Lottery players will have two chances to win with a bonus Cash 4 drawing scheduled for Friday, June 10.
2011
N.J. lottery retailer loses license after 'discounting' ticket. The New Jersey Lottery Commission has levied a $10,000 fine and permanently revoked the license held by Super Gold Deli on Morris Street in Morristown, New Jersey, to sell scratch-offs and online tickets.
2010
Hoosier Lottery's promotional RV destroyed by fire. It wasn't a lucky day for the Hoosier Lottery on Friday when one of its traveling RVs caught fire.
2006
"666" is hot with Maryland Lottery players. The Maryland State Lottery stopped selling midday and evening Pick 3 tickets with the combination "666" late yesterday morning, according to Buddy W. Roogow, the lottery's director.
2004
Brothers win $26.9 Million Powerball Jackpot Cash Prize. Pennsylvania Secretary of Revenue Gregory C. Fajt and Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Lottery Edward Mahlman today presented a check for $26,934,553.39 cash - less 25 percent federal withholding - to brothers Jim Hare, 54, of Philadelphia, and Tom Hare, 50, of Drexel Hill, Delaware County, holders of the single winning ticket for the May 29, 2004, Powerball drawing.
2004
Florida Lotto ticket purchased in Miami wins $26 million. One ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $26 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
2004
Thousands of smaller lottery prizes unclaimed in N.D.. More than $50,000 in small lottery prizes sit unclaimed in North Dakota, a common occurrence in states relatively new to the high-stakes Powerball game.
2004
N.D. to add two new lottery games. North Dakota lottery players will have two new games to play after June 24, four months after the state introduced Powerball.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$530 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2019
2.$380.6 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2017
3.$260 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2016
4.$221 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2014
5.$205 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 9, 2012
6.€156 Million
US$204.89 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 8, 2012
7.€165.8 Million
US$187.97 Million
Draw Date
Jun 8, 2019
8.€118 Million
US$159.9 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 10, 2014
9.€130 Million
US$147.07 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2019
10.€100 Million
US$132.29 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2013
11.$127 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 8, 2018
12.€110 Million
US$124.07 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 9, 2015
13.$123 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 8, 2016
14.€90 Million
US$105.91 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Jun 8, 2018
15.$105 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Jun 9, 2018
16.€91.94 Million
US$104.44 Million
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2016
17.$95 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 10, 2003
18.$90 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 9, 2017
19.$87 Million
Draw Date
Jun 9, 2004
19.$87 Million
Draw Date
Jun 9, 2004
21.€73 Million
US$82.92 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2016
22.€58 Million
US$81.34 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 12, 2009
23.€54 Million
US$79.19 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2011
24.$72.5 Million
Draw Date
Jun 7, 2014
25.$71 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Jun 8, 2004

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1987
Sunday, Jun 7, 1987
32 years old
1980
Saturday, Jun 7, 1980
39 years old
1977
Tuesday, Jun 7, 1977
42 years old
1975
Saturday, Jun 7, 1975
44 years old
1971
Monday, Jun 7, 1971
48 years old
1968
Friday, Jun 7, 1968
51 years old
1964
Sunday, Jun 7, 1964
55 years old
1956
Thursday, Jun 7, 1956
63 years old
1954
Monday, Jun 7, 1954
65 years old
1950
Wednesday, Jun 7, 1950
69 years old
1948
Monday, Jun 7, 1948
71 years old
1946
Friday, Jun 7, 1946
73 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2014
At least 37 people are killed in an attack in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's South Kivu province.
2013
A bus catches fire in the Chinese city of Xiamen, killing at least 47 people and injuring more than 34 others.
2013
A gunman opens fire at Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, California, after setting a house on fire nearby, killing six people, including the suspect.
2000
The United Nations defines the Blue Line as the border between Israel and Lebanon.
1991
Mount Pinatubo erupts, generating an ash column 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) high.
1989
Surinam Airways Flight 764 crashes on approach to Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport in Suriname because of pilot error, killing 176 of 187 aboard.
1982
Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.
1981
The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera.
1977
Five hundred million people watch the high day of the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II begin on television.
1975
Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public
1971
The United States Supreme Court overturns the conviction of Paul Cohen for disturbing the peace, setting the precedent that vulgar writing is protected under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
1971
The Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Division of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service raids the home of Ken Ballew for illegal possession of hand grenades.
1967
Six-Day War: Israeli soldiers enter Jerusalem.
1965
The Supreme Court of the United States hands down its decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, prohibiting the states from criminalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
1962
The Organisation Armée Secrète (OAS) sets fire to the University of Algiers library building, destroying about 500,000 books.
1955
Lux Radio Theatre signs off the air permanently. The show launched in New York in 1934, and featured radio adaptations of Broadway shows and popular films.
1948
Edvard Beneš resigns as President of Czechoslovakia rather than signing the Ninth-of-May Constitution, making his nation a Communist state.
1946
The United Kingdom's BBC returns to broadcasting its television service, which has been off air for seven years because of the Second World War.
1944
World War II: The steamer Danae, carrying 350 Cretan Jews and 250 Cretan partisans, is sunk without survivors off the shore of Santorini.
1944
World War II: Battle of Normandy: At Ardenne Abbey, members of the SS Division Hitlerjugend massacre 23 Canadian prisoners of war.
1942
World War II: The Battle of Midway ends in American victory.
1942
World War II: Aleutian Islands Campaign: Imperial Japanese soldiers begin occupying the American islands of Attu and Kiska, in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska.
1940
King Haakon VII, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leave Tromsø and go into exile in London. They return exactly five years later.
1938
The Douglas DC-4E makes its first test flight.
1938
Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chinese Nationalist government creates the 1938 Yellow River flood to halt Japanese forces. Five hundred to nine hundred thousand civilians are killed.
1929
The Lateran Treaty is ratified, bringing Vatican City into existence.
1919
Sette Giugno: Nationalist riots break out in Valletta, the capital of Malta. British soldiers fire into the crowd, killing four people.
1917
World War I: Battle of Messines: Allied soldiers detonate a series of mines underneath German trenches at Messines Ridge, killing 10,000 German troops.
1906
Cunard Line's RMS Lusitania is launched from the John Brown Shipyard, Glasgow (Clydebank), Scotland.
1905
Norway's parliament dissolves its union with Sweden. The vote was confirmed by a national plebiscite on August 13 of that year.
1899
American Temperance crusader Carrie Nation begins her campaign of vandalizing alcohol-serving establishments by destroying the inventory in a saloon in Kiowa, Kansas.
1892
Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the "whites-only" car of a train; he lost the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson.
1880
War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, the assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), ends the Campaña del Desierto (Desert Campaign).
1866
One thousand eight hundred Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after looting and plundering the Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg areas of Canada East.
1863
During the French intervention in Mexico, Mexico City is captured by French troops.
1862
The United States and the United Kingdom agree in the Lyons-Seward Treaty to suppress the African slave trade.
1832
The Great Reform Act of England and Wales receives royal assent.
1832
Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
1810
The newspaper Gazeta de Buenos Ayres is first published in Argentina.
1800
David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.
1788
French Revolution: Day of the Tiles: Civilians in Grenoble toss roof tiles and various objects down upon royal troops.
1776
Richard Henry Lee presents the "Lee Resolution" to the Continental Congress. The motion is seconded by John Adams and will lead to the United States Declaration of Independence.
1692
Port Royal, Jamaica, is hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1,600 people are killed and 3,000 are seriously injured.
1654
Louis XIV is crowned King of France.
1628
The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, is granted the Royal Assent by Charles I and becomes law.
1494
Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas which divides the New World between the two countries.
1420
Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independence of the Patria del Friuli.
1099
First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem begins.
1002
Henry II, a cousin of Emperor Otto III, is elected and crowned King of Germany.
879
Pope John VIII recognizes the Duchy of Croatia under Duke Branimir as an independent state.
421
Emperor Theodosius II marries Aelia Eudocia. The wedding was celebrated at Constantinople (Byzantine Empire).

Births On This Day

1993
George Ezra, English singer-songwriter
1992
Sara Niemietz, American singer-songwriter and actress
1992
Mathias Gehrt, Danish professional footballer
1992
Alípio, Brazilian footballer
1991
Cenk Tosun, Turkish professional footballer
1991
Fetty Wap, American rapper
1990
Iggy Azalea, Australian rapper
1990
T. J. Brodie, Canadian ice hockey player
1990
Allison Schmitt, American swimmer
1988
Michael Cera, Canadian actor
1988
Milan Lucic, Canadian ice hockey player
1986
Keegan Bradley, American golfer
1985
Arkadiusz Piech, Polish footballer
1985
Charlie Simpson, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1985
Richard Thompson, Trinidadian sprinter
1984
Ari Koivunen, Finnish singer-songwriter
1983
Milan Jurčina, Slovak ice hockey player
1983
Piotr Małachowski, Polish discus thrower
1981
Stephen Bywater, English footballer
1981
Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player
1981
Kevin Kyle, Scottish footballer
1980
Ed Moses, American swimmer
1979
Kevin Hofland, Dutch footballer
1979
Anna Torv, Australian actress
1978
Mini Andén, Swedish-American model, actress, and producer
1978
Bill Hader, American actor, comedian, and screenwriter
1977
Marcin Baszczyński, Polish footballer
1976
Necro, American rapper, producer, and director
1976
Mirsad Türkcan, Turkish basketball player
1975
Allen Iverson, American basketball player
1974
Bear Grylls, English adventurer, author, and television host
1972
Karl Urban, New Zealand actor
1970
Helen Baxendale, English actress
1970
Cafu, Brazilian footballer
1970
Andrei Kovalenko, Russian ice hockey player
1970
Mike Modano, American ice hockey player
1967
Dave Navarro, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1966
Eric Kretz, American drummer, songwriter, and producer
1966
Tom McCarthy, American director, screenwriter and actor
1966
Stéphane Richer, Canadian ice hockey player
1965
Mick Foley, American wrestler, actor, and author
1965
Jean-Pierre François, French footballer and singer
1965
Damien Hirst, English painter and art collector
1964
Gia Carides, Australian actress
1964
Graeme Labrooy, Sri Lankan cricketer
1963
Gordon Gano, American musician, vocalist of the Violent Femmes
1962
Thierry Hazard, French singer-songwriter
1962
Takuya Kurosawa, Japanese race car driver
1961
Dave Catching, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1960
Hirohiko Araki, Japanese manga artist and creator of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
1960
Bill Prady, American screenwriter and producer
1959
Mike Pence, 48th Vice President of the United States
1958
Prince, American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and actor (d. 2016)
1958
Surakiart Sathirathai, Thai politician and diplomat
1957
Juan Luis Guerra, Dominican singer-songwriter and producer
1957
Paddy McAloon, English singer-songwriter (Prefab Sprout)
1956
L.A. Reid, American songwriter and producer, co-founded LaFace Records
1955
William Forsythe, American actor and producer
1955
Tim Richmond, American race car driver (d. 1989)
1954
Louise Erdrich, American novelist and poet
1953
Johnny Clegg, English-South African singer-songwriter and guitarist
1952
Liam Neeson, Irish-American actor
1952
Orhan Pamuk, Turkish-American novelist, screenwriter, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1948
Jim Walton, American businessman
1947
Don Money, American baseball player and coach
1947
Thurman Munson, American baseball player (d. 1979)
1945
Gilles Marotte, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
1945
John Olsen, Australian politician, 42nd Premier of South Australia
1945
Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian lawyer and politician, 26th Chancellor of Austria
1944
Annette Lu, Taiwanese lawyer and politician, 8th Vice President of the Republic of China
1944
Clarence White, American guitarist and singer (The Byrds) (d. 1973)
1940
Tom Jones, Welsh singer and actor
1940
Ronald Pickup, English actor
1939
Yuli Turovsky, Russian-Canadian cellist, conductor and educator (d. 2013)
1938
Ian St John, Scottish footballer and manager
1936
Bert Sugar, American author and boxing historian (d. 2012)
1935
Harry Crews, American novelist, playwright, short story writer, and essayist (d. 2012)
1935
Shyama, Indian actress (d. 2017)
1933
Romeo Galán, Argentine athlete
1932
Per Maurseth, Norwegian historian, academic, and politician (d. 2013)
1931
Virginia McKenna, English actress and author
1929
Ernie Roth, American wrestling manager (d. 1983)
1929
John Turner, Canadian lawyer and politician, 17th Prime Minister of Canada
1928
Dave Bowen, Welsh footballer and manager (d. 1995)
1928
James Ivory, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1928
Randolph Turpin, English boxer (d. 1966)
1927
Charles de Tornaco, Belgian race car driver (d. 1953)
1927
Paul Salamunovich, American conductor and educator (d. 2014)
1926
Jean-Noël Tremblay, Canadian lawyer and politician
1925
Ernestina Herrera de Noble, Argentine publisher and executive (d. 2017)
1923
Jules Deschênes, Canadian lawyer and judge (d. 2000)
1922
Leo Reise, Jr., Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2015)
1921
Myrtle Edwards, Australian cricketer and softball player (d. 2010)
1921
Brian Talboys, New Zealand politician, 7th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 2012)
1920
Georges Marchais, French mechanic and politician (d. 1997)
1917
Gwendolyn Brooks, American poet (d. 2000)
1917
Dean Martin, American singer, actor, and producer (d. 1995)
1912
Jacques Hélian, French bandleader (d. 1986)
1911
Brooks Stevens, American engineer and designer, designed the Wienermobile (d. 1995)
1910
Arthur Gardner, American actor and producer (d. 2014)
1910
Mike Sebastian, American football player and coach (d. 1989)
1910
Bradford Washburn, American mountaineer, photographer, and cartographer (d. 2007)
1910
Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer (d. 1990)
1909
Virginia Apgar, American anesthesiologist and pediatrician, developed the Apgar test (d. 1974)
1909
Peter W. Rodino, American captain, lawyer, and politician (d. 2005)
1909
Jessica Tandy, English-American actress (d. 1994)
1907
Sigvard Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (d. 2002)
1906
Glen Gray, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 1963)
1905
James J. Braddock, American lieutenant and boxer (d. 1974)
1902
Georges Van Parys, French composer (d. 1971)
1902
Herman B Wells, American banker, author, and academic (d. 2000)
1899
Elizabeth Bowen, Anglo-Irish author and critic (d. 1973)
1897
George Szell, Hungarian-American conductor and composer (d. 1970)
1896
Douglas Campbell, American lieutenant and pilot (d. 1990)
1896
Robert S. Mulliken, American physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1986)
1896
Imre Nagy, Hungarian soldier and politician, 44th Prime Minister of Hungary (d. 1958)
1894
Alexander P. de Seversky, Georgian-American pilot and engineer, co-designed the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt (d. 1974)
1893
Gillis Grafström, Swedish figure skater and architect (d. 1938)
1892
Leo Reise, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1975)
1888
Clarence DeMar, American runner and educator (d. 1958)
1886
Henri Coandă, Romanian engineer, designed the Coandă-1910 (d. 1972)
1884
Ester Claesson, Swedish landscape architect (d. 1931)
1883
Sylvanus Morley, American archaeologist and scholar (d. 1948)
1879
Knud Rasmussen, Danish anthropologist and explorer (d. 1933)
1879
Joan Voûte, Dutch astronomer and academic (d. 1963)
1877
Roelof Klein, Dutch-American rower and engineer (d. 1960)
1868
Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish painter and architect (d. 1928)
1863
Bones Ely, American baseball player and manager (d. 1952)
1862
Philipp Lenard, Slovak-German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1947)
1851
Ture Malmgren, Swedish journalist and politician (d. 1922)
1848
Paul Gauguin, French painter and sculptor (d. 1903)
1847
George Washington Ball, American legislator from Iowa (d. 1915)
1845
Leopold Auer, Hungarian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1930)
1840
Carlota of Mexico (d. 1927)
1837
Alois Hitler, Austrian civil servant (d. 1903)
1831
Amelia Edwards, English journalist and author (d. 1892)
1811
James Young Simpson, Scottish obstetrician (d. 1870)
1778
Beau Brummell, English cricketer and fashion designer (d. 1840)
1770
Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1828)
1761
John Rennie the Elder, Scottish engineer (d. 1821)
1757
Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (d. 1806)
1702
Louis George, Margrave of Baden-Baden (d. 1761)
1687
Gaetano Berenstadt, Italian actor and singer (d. 1734)
1529
Étienne Pasquier, French lawyer and jurist (d. 1615)
1502
John III of Portugal (d. 1557)
1422
Federico da Montefeltro, Italian condottiero (d. 1482)
1402
Ichijō Kaneyoshi, Japanese noble (d. 1481)
1003
Emperor Jingzong of Western Xia (d. 1048)
156 BC
Emperor Wu of Han (d. 87 BC)

Deaths On This Day

2015
Christopher Lee, English actor (b. 1922)
2015
Sheikh Razzak Ali, Bangladeshi journalist and politician (b. 1928)
2014
Fernandão, Brazilian footballer and manager (b. 1978)
2014
Dora Akunyili, Nigerian academic and politician (b. 1954)
2014
Epainette Mbeki, South African activist (b. 1916)
2013
Pierre Mauroy, French educator and politician, Prime Minister of France (b. 1928)
2012
Phillip V. Tobias, South African paleontologist and academic (b. 1925)
2012
Bob Welch, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1945)
2011
Paul Dickson, American football player and coach (b. 1937)
2009
Hugh Hopper, English bass player and songwriter (b. 1945)
2008
Rudy Fernandez, Filipino actor and producer (b. 1953)
2008
Jim McKay, American journalist and sportscaster (b. 1921)
2008
Dino Risi, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1916)
2004
Quorthon, Swedish musician (b. 1966)
2002
Signe Hasso, Swedish-American actress (b. 1915)
2002
B. D. Jatti, Indian lawyer and politician, 5th Vice President of India (b. 1912)
2002
Lilian, Princess of Réthy (b. 1916)
2001
Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician, 52nd President of Bolivia (b. 1907)
2001
Carole Fredericks, French singer (Fredericks Goldman Jones) (b. 1952)
2001
Betty Neels, English nurse and author (b. 1910)
1997
Jacques Canetti, French music executive and talent agent (b. 1909)
1996
Max Factor, Jr., American businessman (b. 1904)
1995
Hsuan Hua, Chinese monk and educator (b. 1918)
1995
Charles Ritchie, Canadian diplomat, High Commission of Canada to the United Kingdom (b. 1906)
1993
Dražen Petrović, Croatian basketball player, Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer 2002 (b. 1964)
1992
Bill France Sr., American race car driver and businessman, co-founded NASCAR (b. 1909)
1989
Chico Landi, Brazilian race car driver (b. 1907)
1989
William McLean Hamilton, Canadian politician, Postmaster General of Canada (b. 1919)
1988
Martin Sommer, German SS officer (b. 1915)
1987
Cahit Zarifoğlu, Turkish poet and author (b. 1940)
1985
Klaudia Taev, Estonian opera singer and educator (b. 1906)
1980
Elizabeth Craig, Scottish journalist and economist (b. 1883)
1980
Philip Guston, Canadian-American painter and educator (b. 1913)
1980
Henry Miller, American novelist and essayist (b. 1891)
1979
Asa Earl Carter, American Ku Klux Klan leader (b. 1925)
1978
Charles Moran, American race car driver (b. 1906)
1978
Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
1970
E. M. Forster, English novelist, short story writer, essayist (b. 1879)
1968
Dan Duryea, American actor and singer (b. 1907)
1967
Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician and academic (b. 1909)
1967
Dorothy Parker, American poet, short story writer, critic, and satirist (b. 1893)
1966
Jean Arp, German-French sculptor, painter, and poet (b. 1886)
1965
Judy Holliday, American actress and singer (b. 1921)
1963
ZaSu Pitts, American actress (b. 1894)
1961
Reginald Fletcher, 1st Baron Winster, English navy officer and politician, Secretary of State for Transport (b. 1885)
1956
John Willcock, Australian politician, 15th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1879)
1954
Alan Turing, English mathematician and computer scientist (b. 1912)
1945
Kitaro Nishida, Japanese philosopher and academic (b. 1870)
1942
Alan Blumlein, English engineer (b. 1903)
1937
Jean Harlow, American actress and singer (b. 1911)
1936
Stjepan Seljan, Croatian explorer (b. 1875)
1933
Dragutin Domjanić, Croatian lawyer, judge, and poet (b. 1875)
1932
John Verran, English-Australian politician, 26th Premier of South Australia (b. 1856)
1927
Archie Birkin, English motorcycle racer (b. 1905)
1927
Edmund James Flynn, Canadian lawyer and politician, 10th Premier of Quebec (b. 1847)
1916
Émile Faguet, French author and critic (b. 1847)
1915
Charles Reed Bishop, American banker and politician, founded the First Hawaiian Bank (b. 1822)
1911
Maurice Rouvier, French politician, Prime Minister of France (b. 1842)
1896
Pavlos Carrer, Greek composer (b. 1829)
1879
William Tilbury Fox, English dermatologist and academic (b. 1836)
1866
Chief Seattle, American tribal chief (b. 1780)
1863
Antonio Valero de Bernabé, Latin American liberator (b. 1790)
1861
Patrick Brontë, Anglo-Irish priest and author (b. 1777)
1859
David Cox, English painter (b. 1783)
1854
Charles Baudin, French admiral (b. 1792)
1853
Norbert Provencher, Canadian missionary and bishop (b. 1787)
1840
Frederick William III of Prussia (b. 1770)
1840
Friedrich Hölderlin, German lyric poet (b. 1770)
1826
Joseph von Fraunhofer, German optician, physicist, and astronomer (b. 1787)
1810
Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver and etcher (b. 1765)
1792
Benjamin Tupper, American general and surveyor (b. 1738)
1779
William Warburton, English bishop and critic (b. 1698)
1711
Henry Dodwell, Irish scholar and theologian (b. 1641)
1660
George II Rákóczi, Prince of Transylvania (b. 1621)
1618
Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, English politician, Colonial Governor of Virginia (b. 1577)
1594
Rodrigo Lopez, physician of Queen Elizabeth (b. 1525)
1492
Casimir IV Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1440 and King of Poland from 1447 (b. 1427)
1394
Anne of Bohemia, English queen (b. 1366)
1358
Ashikaga Takauji, Japanese shōgun (b. 1305)
1341
An-Nasir Muhammad, Egyptian sultan (b. 1285)
1337
William I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1286)
1329
Robert the Bruce, Scottish king (b. 1274)
951
Lu Wenji, Chinese chancellor (b. 876)
940
Qian Hongzun, heir apparent of Wuyue (b. 925)
929
Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders (b. 877)
862
Al-Muntasir, Abbasid caliph (b. 837)
555
Vigilius, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 500)