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On This Day in History:  March 11

March 11 is the 70th day of the year (71st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 295 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
Florida CPA revealed as winner of $396.9 million Powerball drawing. A partner in an Ocala, Florida, CPA firm will need all her wealth management resources after winning a nearly $400 million Powerball jackpot recently.
2019
Michigan woman dreamed of $4M lottery win — then it happened. A Wayne County, Michigan, woman had a dream that she won $4 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket. Four months later, it really happened.
2019
Appeal almost inevitable in Wire Act reinterpretation case, expert says. Big changes could be on the horizon for the gaming industry if the January reinterpretation of the federal Wire Act becomes a U.S. Justice Department mandate.
2019
State lotteries line up against DOJ reversal on Wire Act. State lotteries continue to fight back against a January Department of Justice reversal of its interpretation of the Wire Act, threatening every form of online gambling in the country.
2019
Two Mexico lotteries set to merge. In a bid to reverse its deficit Mexican lottery La Lotería Nacional para la Asistencia Pública (Lotenal) will merge with the other state lottery Pronósticos para la Asistencia Pública (Pronósticos).
2016
NC Lottery tries persuading lawmakers to expand games. North Carolina could collect more money through the state-run lottery if it expanded the number of games offered, Lottery Director Alice Garland told lawmakers Thursday.
2015
Illinois Lottery offering free trolley service this Saturday in Chicago. To promote the upcoming St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle, the Illinois Lottery is offering a free trolley service for people 18 and over in Chicago this Saturday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
2015
Maine Lottery won't be adding Keno. Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday that his administration is backing off its plan to expand the Maine State Lottery to include the gambling game Keno at as many as 300 locations.
2015
Maryland's lottery director resigns. Stephen Martino, the director of the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, is leaving his job later this month to become a partner at a private law firm in Baltimore.
2011
Arkansas Lottery anticipates drop in revenue next year. The Arkansas Lottery Commission approved a new budget Wednesday that takes into account expected reductions in revenue.
2008
Winning lottery ticket saved from shredder. An Australia man who unknowingly kept a winning lottery ticket worth $100,000 in a drawer for five years said he was close to putting it through the shredder.
2004
Powerball Jackpot Reaches $90 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $90 million, with a cash option of $50.2 million.
2004
Record Powerball Winner Sued for Sex-Related Assault. A female worker at Tri-State Racetrack & Gaming has accused Jack Whittaker, the winner of the largest single lottery jackpot in history, of assault and battery.
2004
Lottery scammer gets 18 months. A native of Russia was sentenced to 18 months in prison Wednesday in federal court in Chicago for taking part in a telemarketing scam that cheated mostly elderly victims in the United States and Canada.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$448.2 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2019
2.$417.3 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 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.$212 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2010
7.$183 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2013
8.$171 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2012
9.$165 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2007
10.€112 Million
US$155.22 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2014
11.$151 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2011
12.€112.7 Million
US$139.4 Million
Draw Date
Mar 13, 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
14.$119 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2017
16.€80 Million
US$110.8 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2011
17.$110 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2020
18.$104 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2017
19.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2004
20.€79 Million
US$83.96 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2017
21.€73 Million
US$82.34 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 12, 2019
22.$80 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2020
23.€61 Million
US$75.45 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2018
24.€53.25 Million
US$69.65 Million
Draw Date
Mar 16, 2013
25.$68 Million
California
SuperLotto Plus
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2007

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1991
Monday, Mar 11, 1991
29 years old
1973
Sunday, Mar 11, 1973
47 years old
1969
Tuesday, Mar 11, 1969
51 years old
1969
Tuesday, Mar 11, 1969
51 years old
1964
Wednesday, Mar 11, 1964
56 years old
1958
Tuesday, Mar 11, 1958
62 years old
1958
Tuesday, Mar 11, 1958
62 years old
1952
Tuesday, Mar 11, 1952
68 years old
1933
Saturday, Mar 11, 1933
87 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2016
At least 21 people are killed by flooding and mudslides in and around São Paulo, Brazil, following heavy rain.
2012
A U.S. soldier kills 16 civilians in the Panjwayi District of Afghanistan near Kandahar.
2011
An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (81 mi) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
2010
Economist and businessman Sebastián Piñera is sworn in as President of Chile, while three earthquakes, the strongest measuring magnitude 6.9 and all centered next to Pichilemu, capital of Cardenal Caro province, hit central Chile during the ceremony.
2009
Winnenden school shooting: Sixteen are killed and 11 are injured before recent-graduate Tim Kretschmer shoots and kills himself, leading to tightened weapons restrictions in Germany.
2007
Georgia claims Russian helicopters attacked the Kodori Valley in Abkhazia, an accusation that Russia categorically denies later.
2006
Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as first female president of Chile.
2004
Madrid train bombings: Simultaneous explosions on rush hour trains in Madrid, Spain, kill 192 people.
1999
Infosys becomes the first Indian company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
1993
Janet Reno is confirmed by the United States Senate and sworn in the next day, becoming the first female Attorney General of the United States.
1990
Lithuania declares itself independent from the Soviet Union.
1990
Patricio Aylwin is sworn in as the first democratically elected President of Chile since 1970.
1989
Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal to CERN for an information management system which would be developed into the world wide web.
1985
Mikhail Gorbachev is elected to the position of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union making Gorbachev the USSR's de facto, and last, head of state.
1983
Pakistan successfully conducts a cold test of a nuclear weapon.
1983
Bob Hawke is appointed Prime Minister of Australia.
1981
Hundreds of students protest in the University of Pristina in Kosovo, then part of Yugoslavia, to give their republic more political rights. The protests then became a nationwide movement.
1978
Coastal Road massacre: At least 37 are killed and more than 70 are wounded when Fatah hijack an Israeli bus, prompting Israel's Operation Litani.
1977
The 1977 Hanafi Siege: More than 130 hostages held in Washington, D.C., by Hanafi Muslims are set free after ambassadors from three Islamic nations join negotiations.
1975
Vietnam War: North Vietnamese and Viet Cong guerrilla forces establish control over Buôn Ma Thuột commune from the South Vietnamese army.
1946
Rudolf Höss, the first commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp, is captured by British troops.
1945
World War II: The Imperial Japanese Navy attempts a large-scale kamikaze attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet anchored at Ulithi atoll in Operation Tan No. 2.
1945
World War II: The Empire of Vietnam, a short-lived Japanese puppet state, is established with Bảo Đại as its ruler.
1941
World War II: United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease Act into law, allowing American-built war supplies to be shipped to the Allies on loan.
1931
Ready for Labour and Defence of the USSR, abbreviated as GTO, is introduced in the Soviet Union.
1927
In New York City, Samuel Roxy Rothafel opens the Roxy Theatre.
1917
World War I: Mesopotamian campaign: Baghdad falls to Anglo-Indian forces commanded by General Stanley Maude.
1888
The Great Blizzard of 1888 begins along the eastern seaboard of the United States, shutting down commerce and killing more than 400.
1879
Shō Tai formally abdicated his position of King of Ryūkyū, under orders from Tokyo, ending the Ryukyu Kingdom.
1872
Construction of the Seven Sisters Colliery, South Wales, begins; located on one of the richest coal sources in Britain.
1864
The Great Sheffield Flood kills 238 people in Sheffield, England.
1861
American Civil War: The Constitution of the Confederate States of America is adopted.
1851
The first performance of Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi takes place in Venice.
1848
Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine and Robert Baldwin become the first Prime Ministers of the Province of Canada to be democratically elected under a system of responsible government.
1845
Flagstaff War: Unhappy with translational differences regarding the Treaty of Waitangi, chiefs Hone Heke, Kawiti and Māori tribe members chop down the British flagpole for a fourth time and drive settlers out of Kororareka, New Zealand.
1824
The United States Department of War creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
1811
During André Masséna's retreat from the Lines of Torres Vedras, a division led by French Marshal Michel Ney fights off a combined Anglo-Portuguese force to give Masséna time to escape.
1784
The signing of the Treaty of Mangalore brings the Second Anglo-Mysore War to an end.
1708
Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation.
1702
The Daily Courant, England's first national daily newspaper is published for the first time.
1649
The Frondeurs and the French sign the Peace of Rueil.
1641
Guaraní forces living in the Jesuit reductions defeat bandeirantes loyal to the Portuguese Empire at the Battle of Mbororé in present-day Panambí, Argentina.
1387
Battle of Castagnaro: English condottiero Sir John Hawkwood leads Padova to victory in a factional clash with Verona.
222
Emperor Elagabalus is assassinated, along with his mother, Julia Soaemias, by the Praetorian Guard during a revolt. Their mutilated bodies are dragged through the streets of Rome before being thrown into the Tiber.

Births On This Day

1994
Martin Jurtom, Estonian basketball player
1994
Andrew Robertson, Scottish footballer
1992
Austin Swift, American actor, brother of American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
1992
KZ Tandingan, Filipina singer and rapper
1991
Kamohelo Mokotjo, South African footballer
1990
Ayumi Morita, Japanese tennis player
1989
Anton Yelchin, Russian-born American actor (d. 2016)
1988
Fábio Coentrão, Portuguese footballer
1988
Cecil Lolo, South African footballer (d. 2015)
1988
Katsuhiko Nakajima, Japanese wrestler
1987
Marc-André Gragnani, Canadian ice hockey player
1987
Tanel Kangert, Estonian cyclist
1987
Ngonidzashe Makusha, Zimbabwean sprinter and long jumper
1987
Colin Munro, South African-New Zealand cricketer
1986
Dario Cologna, Swiss skier
1986
Mariko Shinoda, Japanese singer and actress, former AKB48 member
1985
Paul Bissonnette, Canadian ice hockey player
1985
Daniel Vázquez Evuy, Equatoguinean footballer
1985
Luis Hernández, Mexican figure skater
1985
Stelios Malezas, Greek footballer
1985
Ajantha Mendis, Sri Lankan cricketer
1985
Derek Schouman, American football player
1985
Nikolai Topor-Stanley, Australian footballer
1985
Hakuhō Shō, Mongolian sumo wrestler, the 69th Yokozuna
1983
Lucy DeVito, American actress, daughter of Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman
1982
Brian Anderson, American baseball player
1982
Thora Birch, American actress
1982
Hasan Raza, Pakistani cricketer
1981
Heidi Cortez, American businesswoman and author
1981
Luke Johnson, English drummer and songwriter
1981
LeToya Luckett, American singer-songwriter and actress
1980
Paul Scharner, Austrian footballer
1980
Dan Uggla, American baseball player
1979
Elton Brand, American basketball player
1979
Fred Jones, American basketball player
1979
Benji Madden, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1979
Joel Madden, American singer-songwriter and producer
1979
Keren Peles, Israeli singer-songwriter and pianist
1979
Kirk Reynoldson, Australian rugby league player
1978
Scott Calderwood, English-Scottish footballer and manager
1978
Didier Drogba, Ivorian footballer
1978
Albert Luque, Spanish footballer
1977
Becky Hammon, American-Russian basketball player and coach
1976
Thomas Gravesen, Danish footballer
1976
Kotomitsuki Keiji, Japanese sumo wrestler
1975
João Barbosa, Portuguese racing driver
1975
Shawn Springs, American football player
1974
Bobby Abreu, Venezuelan baseball player
1973
Martin Hiden, Austrian footballer and coach
1972
Paolo Ponzo, Italian footballer (d. 2013)
1971
Johnny Knoxville, American actor, stuntman, and producer
1971
Martin Ručinský, Czech ice hockey player
1970
Andre Nickatina, American rapper and producer
1969
Terrence Howard, American actor and producer
1969
Soraya, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2006)
1968
Stéphane Bédard, Canadian lawyer and politician
1968
Simone Buchanan, Australian actress
1968
Lisa Loeb, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and actress
1967
John Barrowman, Scottish-American actor and singer
1967
Brad Carson, American lawyer and politician, United States Under Secretary of the Army
1967
Renzo Gracie, Brazilian-American mixed martial artist and trainer
1967
Cynthia Klitbo, Mexican actress
1966
Robbie Brookside, English wrestler and trainer
1966
John Thompson III, American basketball player and coach
1966
Ilias Zouros, Greek basketball player and coach
1965
Nigel Adkins, English footballer and manager
1965
Jesse Jackson, Jr., American lawyer and politician
1965
Wallace Langham, American actor
1965
Jenny Packham, English fashion designer
1965
Allan Vainola, Estonian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1964
Peter Berg, American actor, director, producer and screenwriter
1964
Vinnie Paul, American drummer, songwriter and producer (d. 2018)
1964
Shane Richie, English actor and singer
1963
Alex Kingston, English actress
1963
David LaChapelle, American photographer and director
1962
Mary Gauthier, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1962
Matt Mead, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Governor of Wyoming
1961
Elias Koteas, Canadian actor
1961
Bruce Watson, Canadian-Scottish guitarist
1960
Christophe Gans, French director, producer, and screenwriter
1960
Junichi Sato, Japanese animator and director
1960
Warwick Taylor, New Zealand rugby player
1959
Manuel Negrete Arias, Mexican footballer and coach
1959
Nina Hartley, (born Marie Louise Hartman), American pornographic actress, pornographic film director, sex educator, sex-positive feminist, and author
1959
Margus Oopkaup, Estonian actor
1959
Dejan Stojanović, Serbian-American journalist and poet
1958
Ian Horrocks, English computer scientist and academic
1958
Tetsurō Oda, Japanese singer-songwriter and producer
1958
James Pinkerton, American journalist and author
1958
Anissa Jones, American child actress (d. 1976)
1958
Flemming Rose, Danish journalist and author
1957
The Lady Chablis, American drag queen performer (d. 2016)
1956
Willie Banks, American triple jumper
1956
Curtis Brown, American colonel, pilot and astronaut
1956
Helen Rollason, English journalist and sportscaster (d. 1999)
1955
Leslie Cliff, Canadian swimmer
1955
Nina Hagen, German singer and actress
1955
D. J. MacHale, American author, director, and screenwriter
1954
David Newman, American composer and conductor
1954
Gale Norton, American lawyer and politician, 48th United States Secretary of the Interior
1953
László Bölöni, Romanian-Hungarian footballer and manager
1953
Derek Daly, Irish-American race car driver and sportscaster
1953
Jimmy Iovine, American record producer and businessman, co-founded Interscope Records and Beats Electronics
1953
Bernie LaBarge, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1952
Douglas Adams, English author and playwright (d. 2001)
1951
Andres Metspalu, Estonian geneticist and academic
1951
Dominique Sanda, French model and actress
1950
Sam Kekovich, Australian footballer and sportscaster
1950
Bobby McFerrin, American singer-songwriter, producer, and conductor
1950
Jerry Zucker, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1949
Griselda Pollock, South African-English historian and academic
1948
Roy Barnes, American lawyer and politician, 80th Governor of Georgia
1948
Jan Schelhaas, English keyboard player
1947
Geoff Hunt, Australian squash player
1947
Tristan Murail, French composer and educator
1947
Mark Stein, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1946
Mark Metcalf, American actor and producer
1945
Dock Ellis, American baseball player and coach (d. 2008)
1945
Harvey Mandel, American guitarist
1943
Arturo Merzario, Italian race car driver
1942
Marcus Borg, American scholar, theologian and author (d. 2015)
1942
Joel Steiger, American director, producer and screenwriter
1940
Alberto Cortez, Argentinian-Spanish singer-songwriter
1939
Lorraine Hunt, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
1939
Orlando Quevedo, Filipino cardinal
1938
Joseph Brooks, American director, producer, screenwriter, and composer (d. 2011)
1936
Hollis Frampton, American director, screenwriter, and photographer (d. 1984)
1936
Antonin Scalia, American lawyer and jurist, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (d. 2016)
1934
Sam Donaldson, American journalist
1932
Leroy Jenkins, American violinist and composer (Revolutionary Ensemble) (d. 2007)
1932
Nigel Lawson, English journalist and politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer
1931
Janosch, Polish-German author and illustrator
1931
Marisa Del Frate, Italian actress and singer (d. 2015)
1931
Rupert Murdoch, Australian-American businessman, founded News Corporation
1930
David Gentleman, English illustrator and engraver
1930
Claude Jutra, Canadian actor, director and screenwriter (d. 1986)
1929
Timothy Carey, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1994)
1929
Jackie McGlew, South African cricketer (d. 1998)
1928
Albert Salmi, American actor (d. 1990)
1927
Freda Meissner-Blau, Austrian activist and politician (d. 2015)
1927
Joachim Fuchsberger, German actor and television host (d. 2014)
1927
Robert Mosbacher, American sailor, businessman, and politician, 25th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 2010)
1927
Josep Maria Subirachs, Spanish sculptor and painter (d. 2014)
1926
Ralph Abernathy, American minister and activist (d. 1990)
1925
Margaret Oakley Dayhoff, American biochemist and academic (d. 1983)
1925
İlhan Selçuk, Turkish lawyer, journalist, and author (d. 2010)
1923
Louise Brough, American tennis player (d. 2014)
1922
Cornelius Castoriadis, Greek economist and philosopher (d. 1997)
1922
José Luis López Vázquez, Spanish actor and director (d. 2009)
1922
Abdul Razak Hussein, Malaysian lawyer and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Malaysia (d. 1976)
1921
Frank Harary, American mathematician and academic (d. 2005)
1921
Jeff Stollmeyer, Trinidadian cricketer (d. 1989)
1921
Astor Piazzolla, Argentine tango composer and bandoneon player (d. 1992)
1920
Nicolaas Bloembergen, Dutch-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2017)
1919
Juan H. Cintrón García, Puerto Rican businessman and politician, 126th Mayor of Ponce (d. 2012)
1916
Ezra Jack Keats, American author and illustrator (d. 1983)
1916
Harold Wilson, English academic and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1995)
1915
Vijay Hazare, Indian cricketer (d. 2004)
1915
J. C. R. Licklider, American computer scientist and psychologist (d. 1990)
1913
Wolf-Dietrich Wilcke, German colonel and pilot (d. 1944)
1911
Sir Fitzroy Maclean, 1st Baronet, Egyptian-Scottish general and politician (d. 1996)
1910
Robert Havemann, German chemist and academic (d. 1982)
1908
Matti Sippala, Finnish javelin thrower (d. 1997)
1907
Jessie Matthews, English actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1981)
1903
Ronald Syme, New Zealand historian and scholar (d. 1989)
1903
Lawrence Welk, American accordion player and bandleader (d. 1992)
1900
Hanna Bergas, German teacher who contributed to the rescue of Jewish children during WWII (d. 1987)
1899
James H. Douglas, Jr., American colonel, lawyer, and politician, 9th United States Deputy Secretary of Defense (d. 1988)
1899
Frederick IX of Denmark (d. 1972)
1898
Dorothy Gish, American actress (d. 1968)
1897
Henry Cowell, American pianist and composer (d. 1965)
1896
Olivério Pinto, Brazilian zoologist and physician (d. 1981)
1895
Shemp Howard, American actor (d. 1955)
1893
Wanda Gág, American author and illustrator (d. 1946)
1890
Vannevar Bush, American engineer and academic (d. 1974)
1887
Raoul Walsh, American actor and director (d. 1980)
1887
Kâzım Orbay, Turkish general and politician (d. 1964)
1885
Malcolm Campbell, English race car driver and journalist (d. 1948)
1884
Lewi Pethrus, Swedish minister and hymn-writer (d. 1974)
1884
Ömer Seyfettin, Turkish soldier, author, and educator (d. 1920)
1880
Harry H. Laughlin, American eugenicist and sociologist (d. 1943)
1878
Umegatani Tōtarō II, Japanese sumo wrestler (d. 1927)
1876
Carl Ruggles, American pianist and composer (d. 1971)
1873
David Horsley, English-American film producer, co-founded Universal Studios (d. 1933)
1872
Kathleen Clarice Groom, Australian-English author and screenwriter (d. 1954)
1870
Louis Bachelier, French mathematician and theorist (d. 1946)
1863
Andrew Stoddart, English cricketer and rugby player (d. 1915)
1854
Jane Meade Welch, American journalist and lecturer (d. 1931)
1822
Joseph Louis François Bertrand, French mathematician, economist, and academic (d. 1900)
1819
Henry Tate, English businessman and philanthropist, founded Tate & Lyle (d. 1899)
1818
Marius Petipa, French-Russian dancer and choreographer (d. 1910)
1815
Anna Bochkoltz, German operatic soprano, voice teacher and composer (d. 1879)
1815
Anna Bochkoltz, German operatic soprano, voice teacher and composer (d. 1879)
1811
Urbain Le Verrier, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1877)
1806
Louis Boulanger, French Romantic painter, lithographer and illustrator (d. 1867)
1787
Ivan Nabokov, Russian general (d. 1852)
1785
John McLean, American jurist and politician, 6th United States Postmaster General (d. 1861)
1745
Bodawpaya, Burmese king (d. 1819)
1738
Benjamin Tupper, American general (d. 1792)
1634
Nicholas Gassaway, English colonial military and political leader (d. 1691)
1544
Torquato Tasso, Italian poet and educator (d. 1595)
1530
Johann Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (d. 1573)
1503
George Harper, English politician (d. 1558)
1279
Mary of Woodstock, daughter of Edward I of England (d. c.1332)
378
Pope Innocent I (d. 417)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Mary Rosenblum, American science fiction and mystery author (b. 1952)
2016
Iolanda Balaș, Romanian high jumper and educator (b. 1936)
2016
Keith Emerson, English musician and composer. (b. 1944)
2016
Doreen Massey, English geographer and academic (b. 1944)
2015
Walter Burkert, German philologist and scholar (b. 1931)
2015
Jimmy Greenspoon, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (b. 1948)
2015
Gerald Hurst, American chemist and academic (b. 1937)
2014
Dean Bailey, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1967)
2014
Joel Brinkley, American journalist and academic (b. 1952)
2014
Bob Crow, English trade union leader (b. 1961)
2013
Erica Andrews, Mexican-American drag queen performer (b. 1969)
2013
Martin Adolf Bormann, German priest and theologian (b. 1930)
2013
Doug Christie, Canadian lawyer and activist (b. 1946)
2013
Simón Alberto Consalvi, Venezuelan journalist and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Venezuela (b. 1927)
2013
Florian Siwicki, Polish general and politician (b. 1925)
2012
Henry Adefope, Nigerian physician and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Nigeria (b. 1926)
2012
Sid Couchey, American author and illustrator (b. 1919)
2012
James B. Morehead, American colonel and pilot (b. 1916)
2012
Gösta Schwarck, German-Danish pianist and composer (b. 1915)
2011
Gary Wichard, American football player and agent (b. 1950)
2010
John Hill, Canadian-American wrestler (b. 1941)
2010
Merlin Olsen, American football player and actor (b. 1940)
2010
T. Somasekaram, Sri Lankan geographer and politician, 37th Surveyor General of Sri Lanka (b. 1934)
2010
Hans van Mierlo, Dutch journalist and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1931)
2009
Charles Lewis, Jr., American businessman, co-founded Tapout Clothing (b. 1963)
2008
Nils Taube, Estonian-English businessman (b. 1928)
2007
Betty Hutton, American actress and singer (b. 1921)
2006
Bernie Geoffrion, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1931)
2006
Slobodan Milošević, Serbian lawyer and politician, 3rd President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (b. 1941)
2003
Brian Cleeve, English-Irish author and playwright (b. 1921)
2002
James Tobin, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
1999
Herbert Jasper, Canadian psychologist, anatomist, and neurologist (b. 1906)
1999
Camille Laurin, Canadian psychiatrist and politician (b. 1922)
1996
Vince Edwards, American actor and director (b. 1928)
1995
Myfanwy Talog, Welsh actress and singer (b. 1945)
1992
Richard Brooks, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1912)
1989
James Kee, American lawyer and politician (b. 1917)
1989
John J. McCloy, American lawyer and banker (b. 1895)
1986
Sonny Terry, American singer and harmonica player (b. 1911)
1984
Kostas Roukounas, Greek singer-songwriter (b. 1903)
1983
Will Glickman, American playwright (b. 1910)
1982
Edmund Cooper, English poet and author (b. 1926)
1982
Horace Gregory, American poet, translator, and academic (b. 1898)
1980
Chandra Bhanu Gupta, Indian politician, 4th Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (b. 1902)
1978
Claude François, Egyptian-French singer-songwriter and dancer (b. 1939)
1977
Ulysses S. Grant IV, American geologist and paleontologist (b. 1893)
1971
Philo Farnsworth, American inventor (b. 1906)
1971
Whitney Young, American activist (b. 1921)
1970
Erle Stanley Gardner, American lawyer and author (b. 1889)
1969
John Daly, Irish runner (b. 1880)
1969
John Wyndham, English soldier and author (b. 1903)
1968
Haşim İşcan, Turkish educator and politician, 18th Mayor of İstanbul (b. 1898)
1967
Geraldine Farrar, American soprano and actress (b. 1882)
1965
Harry Altham, English cricketer, historian and coach (b. 1888)
1960
Roy Chapman Andrews, American paleontologist and explorer (b. 1884)
1959
Lester Dent, American author (b. 1904)
1958
Ole Kirk Christiansen, Danish businessman, founded The Lego Group (b. 1891)
1957
Richard E. Byrd, American admiral and explorer (b. 1888)
1955
Alexander Fleming, Scottish biologist, pharmacologist, and botanist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1881)
1955
Oscar F. Mayer, German-American businessman, founded Oscar Mayer (b. 1859)
1952
Pierre Renoir, French actor and director (b. 1885)
1949
Anastasios Charalambis, Greek general and politician, 109th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1862)
1949
Henri Giraud, French general and politician (b. 1879)
1944
Hendrik Willem van Loon, Dutch-American journalist and historian (b. 1882)
1944
Edgar Zilsel, Austrian historian and philosopher of science, linked to the Vienna Circle (b. 1891)
1937
Joseph S. Cullinan, American businessman, co-founded Texaco (b. 1860)
1931
F. W. Murnau, German-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1888)
1927
Xenophon Stratigos, Greek general and politician, Greek Minister of Transport (b. 1869)
1920
Julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer, mathematician, and engineer (b. 1865)
1915
Thomas Alexander Browne, English-Australian author (b. 1826)
1908
Edmondo De Amicis, Italian journalist and author (b. 1846)
1908
Benjamin Waugh, American minister and activist (b. 1839)
1907
Jean Casimir-Perier, French lawyer and politician, 6th President of France (b. 1847)
1898
William Rosecrans, American general and politician (b. 1819)
1898
Dikran Tchouhadjian, Armenian composer and conductor (b. 1837)
1874
Charles Sumner, American lawyer and politician (b. 1811)
1870
Moshoeshoe I of Lesotho (b. 1786)
1869
Vladimir Odoyevsky, Russian philosopher and critic (b. 1803)
1863
Sir James Outram, 1st Baronet, English general (b. 1803)
1854
Willard Richards, American journalist and religious leader (b. 1804)
1851
Marie Louise Coidavid, Queen of Haiti (b. 1778)
1851
George McDuffie, American lawyer and politician, 55th Governor of South Carolina (b. 1790)
1820
Benjamin West, American-English painter and academic (b. 1738)
1759
John Forbes, Scottish general (b. 1710)
1722
John Toland, Irish philosopher and theorist (b. 1670)
1665
Clemente Tabone, Maltese landowner and militia member (b. c. 1575)
1646
Stanisław Koniecpolski, Polish soldier and statesman (b. c. 1592)
1607
Giovanni Maria Nanino, Italian composer and educator (b. 1543)
1602
Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian organist and composer (b. 1550)
1575
Matthias Flacius, Croatian theologian and reformer (b. 1520)
1514
Donato Bramante, Italian architect, designed the San Pietro in Montorio (b. 1444)
1486
Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg (b. 1414)
1353
Theognostus, metropolitan of Kiev and Moscow
1296
John le Romeyn, Archbishop of York
1198
Marie of France, Countess of Champagne (b. 1145)
857
Eulogius of Córdoba, Spanish martyr and saint (b. 819)
638
Sophronius of Jerusalem (b. 560)
452
Tai Wu Di, emperor of Northern Wei (b. 408)
222
Elagabalus, Roman emperor (b. 203)