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On This Day in History:  March 10

March 10 is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 296 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Virginia woman wins $150,000 lottery payout in one Pick 4 drawing. Some people have all the luck. In February, that person was Deborah Brown.
2017
NY couple collects state's largest-ever scratch-off lottery prize. James and Sylvia Silverence are the winners of the New York Lottery's largest-ever scratch-off prize.
2016
No $50K bonus for Washington retailer who sold winning lottery ticket. Last year the Washington Legislature decided to increase revenue by reducing commissions to stores selling lottery tickets.
2014
$338M NJ Powerball winner reconciles with girlfriend who sued him. After settling a lawsuit that sought a cut of her former live-in boyfriend's $338 million Powerball winnings, Inez Sanchez has reconciled with her now-loaded beau, Pedro Quezada.
2013
$183 MILLION: Huge Powerball lottery jackpot set for Wednesday. There was no jackpot winner in the Saturday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $183 million for Wednesday's drawing.
2012
$171 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot rolls. Tuesday night we'll find out if the Mega Millions lottery game enters into the realm of $200+ million jackpots, or if an incredibly lucky ticket-holder wins a $171 million jackpot.
2010
Calif. man claims $134M Mega Millions lottery jackpot. California Lottery officials Tuesday announced the name of a man, believed to be a Long Beach resident, who has won the $134 million Mega Millions jackpot.
2009
N.J. Lottery to add Powerball?. Two state officials who have been briefed on the budget Gov. Jon S. Corzine will present to the Legislature on Tuesday say it includes a proposal that New Jersey become the 31st state to offer Powerball.
2008
Fortune cookie prophecy comes true for lottery winners. Two Nampa men will split a $600,000 Powerball prize, and they credit a fortune cookie for their good fortune.
2008
Iowa Lottery requires winners to sign tickets. On the heels of a similar announcement from the Ontario Lottery, the Iowa Lottery has imposed a new rule aimed at reducing the possibility of retailer fraud.
2008
Glitch in lottery system, N.L. woman says. A lottery player in Newfoundland says there could be a problem with Atlantic Lottery tickets after she says she was denied her prize.
2008
Powerball lottery jackpot raised to $230 million. The jackpot in "America's Game" continues to grow, as do the lines at the lottery ticket counters.
2006
$200,000 N.M. Powerball lottery ticket expires. A $200,000 winning Powerball lottery ticket sold in New Mexico expired today, without anyone stepping forward to rightfully claim the prize.
2005
Oklahoma lawmakers acused of holding lottery funds. An aide to Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry says he's concerned that the House hasn't approved a request for supplemental funding for the Oklahoma Education Lottery Commission.
2005
Oklahoma Lottery Commission Starts Search For Director. Oklahoma's new Lottery Commission Tuesday began preparing the process for hiring an executive director.
2005
NY Lottery continues Quick Draw investigation. The New York State Lottery's investigation of suspicious sales of its Quick Draw game is still underway and there is no timetable for completion.
2005
Colorado Lottery employees accused of taking gifts won't face charges. The Arapahoe County District Attorney's Office will not file charges against Colorado Division of Lottery employees accused of improperly accepting gifts from vendors between 1999 and 2003.
2005
Georgia House to vote on Internet lottery bill tomorrow. State House members in Georgia have scheduled a Thursday vote on a bill that would establish a means to buy lottery tickets over the Internet, but the bill may run into legal trouble.
2005
N.C. lawmakers push for quick vote on lottery. Leaders in the N.C. House hope to hold an up-or-down vote on a state lottery within the next several weeks and not put the issue to a vote of the people, House Speaker Jim Black said yesterday.
2005
NJ may ban smoking in casinos. Acting New Jersey Governor Richard J. Codey may use the power the position he stumbled into when Gov. McGreevey resigned last year to push an aggressive anti-smoking agenda, which would even include banning smoking in New Jersey casinos.
2004
Mega Millions jackpot increases to $20 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery drawing grew to $20 million Wednesday.
2004
Indiana woman claims $6.5 million jackpot. A Greenwood, Indiana woman has claimed a $6.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot from a drawing nearly four months ago, lottery officials said Tuesday.
2004
No Lottery for Mississippi. Mississippi lawmakers refused to take a chance on a proposed state lottery to help fund education.
2004
Cleveland TV Station Stole Mega Millions Broadcast. WOIO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Cleveland, picked up WGN's live broadcast of the multistate Mega Millions drawing with a jackpot of $239 million on Feb. 20.
2004
Colorado Lottery violations detailed in report. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has sent the Arapahoe County district attorney a report that details widespread gift-taking and policy violations in the offices of the Colorado Lottery.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$448.2 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2019
2.$380.6 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2018
3.$318 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2018
4.$309 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2014
5.$230 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 12, 2008
6.$183 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2013
7.$171 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2012
8.$170 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2010
9.€112 Million
US$155.22 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2014
10.$151 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2011
11.$142 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2007
12.€111.49 Million
US$137.21 Million
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2018
13.€118.25 Million
US$133.37 Million
Draw Date
Mar 12, 2019
14.$119 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2015
15.€80 Million
US$110.8 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2011
16.$110 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2020
17.$106 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2017
18.$104 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2017
19.€73 Million
US$82.34 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 12, 2019
20.$79 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2004
21.€72 Million
US$76.66 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2017
22.€61 Million
US$75.45 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2018
23.$75 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2020
24.€53.25 Million
US$69.65 Million
Draw Date
Mar 16, 2013
25.€61 Million
US$67.25 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2020

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1986
Monday, Mar 10, 1986
34 years old
1973
Saturday, Mar 10, 1973
47 years old
1972
Friday, Mar 10, 1972
48 years old
1967
Friday, Mar 10, 1967
53 years old
1964
Tuesday, Mar 10, 1964
56 years old
1962
Saturday, Mar 10, 1962
58 years old
1962
Saturday, Mar 10, 1962
58 years old
1952
Monday, Mar 10, 1952
68 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2019
Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashes shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa for Nairobi, Kenya. All 157 people on board are killed
2017
The impeachment of President Park Geun-hye of South Korea in response to a major political scandal is unanimously upheld by the country's Constitutional Court, ending her presidency.
2006
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at Mars.
2000
The Nasdaq Composite stock market index peaks at 5132.52, signaling the beginning of the end of the dot-com boom.
1990
In Haiti, Prosper Avril is ousted 18 months after seizing power in a coup.
1977
Astronomers discover the rings of Uranus.
1975
Vietnam War: Ho Chi Minh Campaign: North Vietnamese troops attack Ban Mê Thuột in the South on their way to capturing Saigon in the final push for victory over South Vietnam.
1970
Vietnam War: Captain Ernest Medina is charged by the U.S. military with My Lai war crimes.
1969
In Memphis, Tennessee, James Earl Ray pleads guilty to assassinating Martin Luther King, Jr. He later unsuccessfully attempts to recant.
1968
Vietnam War: Battle of Lima Site 85, concluding the 11th with largest single ground combat loss of United States Air Force members (12) during that war.
1966
Military Prime Minister of South Vietnam Nguyễn Cao Kỳ sacked rival General Nguyễn Chánh Thi, precipitating large-scale civil and military dissension in parts of the nation.
1959
Tibetan uprising: Fearing an abduction attempt by China, thousands of Tibetans surround the Dalai Lama's palace to prevent his removal.
1952
Fulgencio Batista leads a successful coup in Cuba and appoints himself as the "provisional president".
1949
Mildred Gillars ("Axis Sally") is convicted of treason.
1945
World War II: The U.S. Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting conflagration kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians.
1944
Greek Civil War: The Political Committee of National Liberation is established in Greece by the National Liberation Front.
1933
The 6.4 Mw Long Beach earthquake affects the Greater Los Angeles Area with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), leaving 115-120 people dead, and causing an estimated $40 million in damage.
1922
Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in India, tried for sedition, and sentenced to six years in prison, only to be released after nearly two years for an appendicitis operation.
1917
Some provinces and cities in the Philippines are incorporated due to the ratification of Act No. 2711 or the Administrative Code of the Philippines.
1916
The McMahon-Hussein Correspondence between Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca and the British official Henry McMahon concerning the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire ends.
1915
World War I: The Battle of Neuve Chapelle begins. This is the first large-scale operation by the British Army in the war.
1909
By signing the Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909, Thailand relinquishes its sovereignty over the Malay states of Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis and Terengganu, which become British protectorates.
1906
The Courrières mine disaster, Europe's worst ever, kills 1099 miners in northern France.
1891
Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the Strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching.
1876
The first successful test of a telephone is made by Alexander Graham Bell.
1873
The first Azerbaijani play "The Adventures of the Vizier of the Khan of Lenkaran" prepared by Akhundov was performed by Hassan-bey Zardabi and dramatist and Najaf-bey Vezirov.
1865
Amy Spain, American slave, is executed for stealing from her owner; believed to have been the last legal execution of a female slave in America.
1861
El Hadj Umar Tall seizes the city of Ségou, destroying the Bamana Empire of Mali.
1848
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is ratified by the United States Senate, ending the Mexican-American War.
1830
The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.
1816
Crossing of the Andes: A group of royalist scouts are captured during the Action of Juncalito.
1814
Emperor Napoleon I is defeated at the Battle of Laon in France.
1804
Louisiana Purchase: In St. Louis, Missouri, a formal ceremony is conducted to transfer ownership of the Louisiana Territory from France to the United States.
1762
French Huguenot Jean Calas, who had been wrongly convicted of killing his son, dies after being tortured by authorities; the event inspired Voltaire to begin a campaign for religious tolerance and legal reform.
1735
An agreement between Nader Shah and Russia is signed near Ganja, Azerbaijan and Russian troops are withdrawn from Baku.
1629
Charles I dissolves the Parliament of England, beginning the eleven-year period known as the Personal Rule.
1607
Susenyos I defeats the combined armies of Yaqob and Abuna Petros II at the Battle of Gol in Gojjam, making him Emperor of Ethiopia.
947
The Later Han is founded by Liu Zhiyuan. He declares himself emperor and establishes the capital in Bian, present-day Kaifeng.
298
Roman Emperor Maximian concludes his campaign in North Africa against the Berbers, and makes a triumphal entry into Carthage.
241 BC
First Punic War: Battle of the Aegates: The Romans sink the Carthaginian fleet bringing the First Punic War to an end.

Births On This Day

1999
Max Bryant, Australian cricketer
1997
Julia Barretto, Filipino actress and singer
1997
Belinda Bencic, Swiss tennis player
1995
Zach LaVine, American basketball player
1995
Sergey Mozgov, Russian ice dancer
1993
Jack Butland, English footballer
1992
Emily Osment, American actress, singer, and songwriter
1992
Neeskens Kebano, French-born Congolese football player
1988
Josh Hoffman, Australian-New Zealand rugby league player
1988
Kang In-soo, South Korean singer
1988
Ivan Rakitić, Croatian football player, plays for FC Barcelona
1987
Martellus Bennett, American football player
1987
Greg Eastwood, New Zealand rugby league player
1987
Ebba Jungmark, Swedish high jumper
1987
Tuukka Rask, Finnish ice hockey player
1987
Liu Shishi, Chinese actress and ballerina
1985
Lassana Diarra, French footballer
1985
Casey Dienel, American singer-songwriter and pianist
1984
Ben May, English footballer
1984
Olivia Wilde, American actress and producer
1983
Étienne Boulay, Canadian football player
1983
Rafe Spall, English actor
1983
Janet Mock, American journalist, author, and activist
1983
Carrie Underwood, American singer-songwriter and actress
1982
Kwame Brown, American basketball player
1982
Keke Wyatt, American singer-songwriter and actress
1981
Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian footballer and manager
1981
Ángel López, Spanish footballer
1981
Steven Reid, English-Irish footballer and manager
1980
Lars Horntveth, Norwegian saxophonist and composer
1978
Camille, French singer-songwriter and actress
1978
Neil Alexander, Scottish footballer
1978
Benjamin Burnley, American musician Breaking Benjamin
1977
Robin Thicke, American singer
1976
Barbara Schett, Austrian tennis player and sportscaster
1975
Jamie Arnold, American-Israeli basketball player and coach
1974
Cristián de la Fuente, Chilean-American model, actor, and producer
1973
Jason Croker, Australian rugby league player and coach
1973
Chris Sutton, English footballer and manager
1973
Mauricio Taricco, Argentinian footballer and manager
1972
Matt Kenseth, American race car driver
1972
Timbaland, American rapper and producer
1971
Jon Hamm, American actor and director
1970
Matt Barlow, American singer-songwriter
1968
Thio Li-ann, Singaporean lawyer and academic
1968
Pavel Srníček, Czech footballer and coach (d. 2015)
1967
Omer Tarin, Pakistani-English poet and scholar
1966
Edie Brickell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1966
Mike Timlin, American baseball player
1965
Jillian Richardson, Canadian sprinter
1965
Rod Woodson, American football player, coach, and sportscaster
1964
Neneh Cherry, Swedish singer-songwriter
1964
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
1964
Jojo Lastimosa, Filipino basketball player and coach
1964
Nikola Mladenov, Macedonian journalist (d. 2013)
1964
Toni Polster, Austrian footballer and manager
1963
Jeff Ament, American bass player and songwriter
1963
Felipe Ramos, Mexican footballer and referee
1963
Rick Rubin, American record producer, founded Def Jam Recordings
1962
Jasmine Guy, American actress, singer, and director
1962
Seiko Matsuda, Japanese singer-songwriter and actress
1961
Laurel Clark, American captain, physician, and astronaut (d. 2003)
1961
Bobby Petrino, American football player and coach
1958
Garth Crooks, English footballer and sportscaster
1958
Steve Howe, American baseball player (d. 2006)
1958
Sharon Stone, American actress and producer
1957
Osama bin Laden, Saudi Arabian terrorist, founded al-Qaeda (d. 2011)
1956
Robert Llewellyn, English actor, producer, and screenwriter
1956
Larry Myricks, American long jumper and sprinter
1955
Toshio Suzuki, Japanese race car driver
1954
Didier Barbelivien, French singer-songwriter
1953
Paul Haggis, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter
1952
Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwean politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Zimbabwe (d. 2018)
1949
Bill Buxton, Canadian computer scientist and academic
1949
Barbara Corcoran, American businesswoman and television personality
1948
Austin Carr, American basketball player and sportscaster
1947
Kim Campbell, Canadian lawyer and politician, 19th Prime Minister of Canada
1947
Tom Scholz, American rock musician (Boston), songwriter, inventor, and engineer
1946
Gérard Garouste, French contemporary artist
1946
Mike Hollands, Australian animator and director, founded Act3animation
1946
Jim Valvano, American basketball player and coach (d. 1993)
1945
Katharine Houghton, American actress and playwright
1945
Madhavrao Scindia, Indian politician, Indian Minister of Railways (d. 2001)
1944
Gail North-Saunders, Bahamian historian, archivist, and author who established the Bahamian National Archives
1943
Peter Berresford Ellis, English historian and author
1940
Chuck Norris, American actor, producer, and martial artist
1940
David Rabe, American playwright and screenwriter
1939
Asghar Ali Engineer, Indian activist and author (d. 2013)
1939
Hugh Johnson, English author and critic
1939
Irina Press, Ukrainian-Russian hurdler and pentathlete (d. 2004)
1938
Norman Blake, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1938
Ieronymos II of Athens, Greek archbishop
1936
Sepp Blatter, Swiss businessman
1936
Alfredo Zitarrosa, Uruguayan singer-songwriter and journalist (d. 1989)
1935
Graham Farmer, Australian footballer and coach
1934
Gergely Kulcsár, Hungarian javelin thrower and coach
1933
Perunchithiranar, Tamil poet (d. 1995)
1933
Elizabeth Azcona Cranwell, Argentinian poet and translator (d. 2004)
1932
Marcia Falkender, Baroness Falkender, English politician (d. 2019)
1932
Udupi Ramachandra Rao, Indian physicist and engineer (d. 2017)
1931
Georges Dor, Canadian author, playwright, and composer (d. 2001)
1930
Sándor Iharos, Hungarian runner (d. 1996)
1929
Sam Steiger, American journalist and politician (d. 2012)
1928
Sara Montiel, Spanish actress (d. 2013)
1928
James Earl Ray, American criminal; assassin of Martin Luther King Jr. (d. 1998)
1927
Claude Laydu, Belgian-French actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2011)
1927
Paul Wunderlich, German painter, sculptor and graphic artist (d. 2010)
1926
Marques Haynes, American basketball player (d. 2015)
1925
Bob Lanier, American lawyer, banker, and politician, 58th Mayor of Houston (d. 2014)
1924
Judith Jones, literary and cookbook editor (d. 2017)
1923
Val Logsdon Fitch, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2015)
1922
Kiyoshi Yamashita, Japanese painter (d. 1971)
1920
Alfred Peet, Dutch-American businessman, founded Peet's Coffee & Tea (d. 2007)
1920
Boris Vian, French author and playwright (d. 1959)
1919
Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (d. 1987)
1918
Günther Rall, German general and pilot (d. 2009)
1917
David Hare, American Surrealist artist, sculptor, photographer and painter (d. 1992)
1916
Davie Fulton, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 2000)
1915
Harry Bertoia, Italian-American sculptor and furniture designer (d. 1978)
1915
Joža Horvat, Croatian writer (d. 2012)
1914
Chandler Harper, American golfer (d. 2004)
1914
K. P. Ratnam, Sri Lankan academic and politician (d. 2010)
1903
Bix Beiderbecke, American cornet player, pianist, and composer (d. 1931)
1903
Clare Boothe Luce, American playwright, journalist, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Italy (d. 1987)
1903
Edward Bawden, British artist and illustrator (d. 1989)
1901
Michel Seuphor, Belgian painter (d. 1999)
1900
Violet Brown, Jamaican supercentenarian, oldest Jamaican ever (d. 2017)
1900
Pandelis Pouliopoulos, Greek lawyer and politician (d. 1943)
1896
Frederick Coulton Waugh, British cartoonist, painter, teacher and author (d. 1973)
1892
Arthur Honegger, French-Swiss composer and educator (d. 1955)
1892
Gregory La Cava, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1952)
1891
Sam Jaffe, American actor and engineer (d. 1984)
1890
Gakuryō Nakamura, Japanese painter and designer (d. 1969)
1890
Albert Ogilvie, Australian politician, 28th Premier of Tasmania (d. 1939)
1889
Toshitsugu Takamatsu, Japanese martial artist and educator (d. 1972)
1888
Barry Fitzgerald, Irish actor (d. 1961)
1885
Tamara Karsavina, Russian-English ballerina and educator (d. 1978)
1881
Jessie Boswell, English painter (d. 1956)
1876
Edvard Eriksen, Danish-Icelandic sculptor and woodcarver (d. 1959)
1876
Anna Hyatt Huntington, American sculptor (d. 1973)
1873
Jakob Wassermann, German-Austrian soldier and author (d. 1934)
1870
David Riazanov, Russian theorist and politician (d. 1938)
1867
Hector Guimard, French-American architect, designed the La Bluette (d. 1942)
1867
Lillian Wald, American nurse, humanitarian, and author, founded the Henry Street Settlement (d. 1940)
1864
Ādams Alksnis, Latvian painter (d. 1897)
1853
Thomas Mackenzie, Scottish-New Zealand cartographer and politician, 18th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1930)
1850
Spencer Gore, English tennis player and cricketer (d. 1906)
1849
Hallie Quinn Brown, African-American educator, writer and activist (d. 1949)
1846
Edward Baker Lincoln, American son of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1850)
1845
Alexander III of Russia (d. 1894)
1844
Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist and composer (d. 1908)
1844
Marie Euphrosyne Spartali, British Pre-Raphaelite painter (d. 1927)
1810
Samuel Ferguson, Irish poet and lawyer (d. 1886)
1795
Joseph Légaré, Canadian painter and glazier, artist, seigneur and political figure (d. 1855)
1788
Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, German author, poet, playwright, and critic (d. 1857)
1788
Edward Hodges Baily, English sculptor (d. 1867)
1787
Francisco de Paula Martínez de la Rosa y Berdejo, Spanish playwright and politician, Prime Minister of Spain (d. 1862)
1787
William Etty, English painter and academic (d. 1849)
1777
Louis Hersent, French painter (d. 1860)
1772
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel, German poet and critic (d. 1829)
1769
Joseph Williamson, English businessman and philanthropist (d. 1840)
1749
Lorenzo Da Ponte, Italian-American priest and poet (d. 1838)
1745
John Gunby, American general (d. 1807)
1709
Georg Wilhelm Steller, German botanist, zoologist, physician, and explorer (d. 1746)
1653
John Benbow, Royal Navy admiral (d. 1702)
1652
Giacomo Serpotta, Italian Rococo sculptor (d. 1732)
1628
François Girardon, French sculptor (d. 1715)
1628
Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician and biologist (d. 1694)
1607
Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (d. 1667)
1604
Johann Rudolf Glauber, German-Dutch alchemist and chemist (d. 1670)
1590
Dietrich Reinkingk, German lawyer and politician (d. 1664)
1549
Francis Solanus, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1610)
1536
Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, English politician, Earl Marshal of the United Kingdom (d. 1572)
1503
Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1564)
1452
Ferdinand II, king of Castile and León (d. 1516)
1430
Oliviero Carafa, Catholic cardinal (d. 1511)
1415
Vasily II, Grand Prince of Moscow (d. 1462)
852
Qian Liu, Chinese warlord and king (d. 932)

Deaths On This Day

2016
Ken Adam, German-English production designer and art director (b. 1921)
2016
Keith Emerson, English keyboard player and songwriter (b. 1944)
2016
Roberto Perfumo, Argentinian footballer and sportscaster (b. 1942)
2016
Jovito Salonga, Filipino lawyer and politician, 14th President of the Senate of the Philippines (b. 1920)
2016
Anita Brookner, English novelist and art historian (b. 1928)
2015
Richard Glatzer, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1952)
2012
Bert R. Bulkin, American engineer (b. 1929)
2012
Jean Giraud, French author and illustrator (b. 1938)
2012
Mykola Plaviuk, Ukrainian politician, President Ukrainian People's Republic in Exile (b. 1925)
2012
Frank Sherwood Rowland, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1927)
2012
Tan Boon Teik, Malaysian-Singaporean lawyer and politician, Attorney-General of Singapore (b. 1929)
2011
Bill Blackbeard, American author and illustrator (b. 1926)
2010
Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Egyptian scholar and academic (b. 1928)
2010
Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971)
2007
Ernie Ladd, American football player and wrestler (b. 1938)
2006
Anna Moffo, American soprano (b. 1932)
2005
Dave Allen, Irish-English comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1936)
2004
Renos Apostolidis, Greek philologist, author, and critic (b. 1924)
2001
Massimo Morsello, Italian singer-songwriter (b. 1958)
1999
Oswaldo Guayasamín, Ecuadorian painter and sculptor (b. 1919)
1998
Lloyd Bridges, American actor and director (b. 1913)
1997
LaVern Baker, American singer and actress (b. 1929)
1996
Ross Hunter, American film producer (b. 1926)
1995
Agepê, Brazilian singer/composer (b. 1942)
1992
Giorgos Zampetas, Greek bouzouki player and composer (b. 1925)
1990
Pat McDonald, Australian actress (b. 1921)
1989
Kermit Beahan, American colonel and pilot (b. 1918)
1988
Andy Gibb, Manx-Australian singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1958)
1986
Ray Milland, Welsh-American actor and director (b. 1905)
1985
Konstantin Chernenko, Russian soldier and politician, 8th Head of State of The Soviet Union (b. 1911)
1985
Bob Nieman, American baseball player and scout (b. 1927)
1982
Minoru Shirota, Japanese physician and microbiologist, invented Yakult (b. 1899)
1977
E. Power Biggs, English-American organist and composer (b. 1906)
1966
Frits Zernike, Dutch physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
1966
Frank O'Connor, Irish short story writer, novelist, and poet (b. 1903)
1965
Archibald Frazer-Nash, English engineer, founded Frazer Nash (b. 1889)
1951
Kijūrō Shidehara, Japanese lawyer and politician, 44th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1872)
1948
Zelda Fitzgerald, American author, poet, and dancer (b. 1900)
1948
Jan Masaryk, Czech soldier and politician (b. 1886)
1942
Wilbur Scoville, American pharmacist and chemist (b. 1865)
1940
Mikhail Bulgakov, Russian novelist and playwright (b. 1891)
1937
Yevgeny Zamyatin, Russian journalist and author (b. 1884)
1930
Misuzu Kaneko, Japanese poet and songwriter (b. 1903)
1930
Marie Studholme, Musical comedy actress
1925
Myer Prinstein, Polish-American jumper and lawyer (b. 1878)
1913
Harriet Tubman, American nurse and activist (b. 1820)
1910
Karl Lueger, Austrian lawyer and politician Mayor of Vienna (b. 1844)
1910
Carl Reinecke, German pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1824)
1898
Marie-Eugénie de Jésus, French nun and saint, founded the Religious of the Assumption (b. 1817)
1897
Savitribai Phule, Indian poet and activist (b. 1831)
1895
Charles Frederick Worth, English-French fashion designer, founded the House of Worth (b. 1826)
1872
Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian journalist and politician (b. 1805)
1861
Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian poet, playwright, and ethnographer (b. 1814)
1832
Muzio Clementi, Italian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1752)
1826
John Pinkerton, Scottish antiquarian, cartographer, author, numismatist and historian (b. 1758)
1823
George Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith, Scottish admiral and politician (b. 1746)
1792
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, Scottish politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1713)
1776
Élie Catherine Fréron, French author and critic (b. 1719)
1724
Urban Hjärne, Swedish chemist, geologist, and physician (b. 1641)
1682
Jacob van Ruisdael, Dutch painter and etcher (b. 1628)
1670
Johann Rudolf Glauber, German-Dutch chemist and engineer (b. 1604)
1588
Theodor Zwinger, Swiss physician and scholar (b. 1533)
1585
Rembert Dodoens, Flemish physician and botanist (b. 1517)
1572
William Paulet, 1st Marquess of Winchester (b. c. 1483)
1528
Balthasar Hübmaier, influential German/Moravian Anabaptist leader (b. 1480)
1527
Nam Gon, Korean writer and prime minister (b. 1471)
1513
John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford, English commander and politician, Lord High Constable of England (b. 1443)
1510
Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss priest and theologian (b. 1445)
1476
Richard West, 7th Baron De La Warr (b. 1430)
1391
Tvrtko I of Bosnia (b. 1338)
1315
Agnes Blannbekin, Austrian mystic (b. c.1244)
1291
Arghun, Mongol ruler in Persia
1289
Maud de Lacy, Countess of Hertford and Gloucester, English noble (b. 1223)
1222
Johan Sverkersson, king of Sweden since 1216 (b. 1201)
1039
Eudes, Duke of Gascony
948
Liu Zhiyuan, Shatuo founder of the Later Han dynasty (b. 895)
933
Li Renfu, Chinese warlord and governor
483
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