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On This Day in History:  March 13

March 13 is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 293 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Man buys second winning $1M lottery ticket at same store in less than 2 years. A North Carolina man has won a second $1 million lottery prize at the same store in less than two years, lottery officials said Friday.
2017
Indiana Powerball winner claims $435 million jackpot anonymously. At an afternoon press conference, the Hoosier Lottery announced that a Lafayette man claimed a $435.3 million Powerball jackpot that was drawn in February.
2017
Triple 7s result in $2.2 million lottery payout. On Monday, lottery officials announced that 8,955 Pick 3 players in South Carolina celebrated triple lucky 7's this weekend.
2017
Louisiana Lottery showed incorrect winning numbers for Pick 3, Pick 4 on March 12. The Louisiana Lottery Corporation drawing show that aired on March 12 showed the wrong numbers for Pick 3 and Pick 4, the corporation announced.
2017
Lawsuit alleges Illinois lottery contractor cheated players, vendors. A company hired to manage the Illinois Lottery cheated players and lottery vendors by misrepresenting the odds of winning scratch-off games, a class-action lawsuit in federal court alleges.
2016
Consultant lays out 'ambitious' vision for Arkansas Lottery. A consultant for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery envisions ticket sales steadily increasing from $450 million in the current fiscal year to $615 million by fiscal 2021 and net proceeds for scholarships rising from $85 million to $109 million in the same period.
2015
Calif. man knew he won $1M but lost the lottery ticket. A California man was unable to collect a $1 million Powerball lottery prize after he misplaced the winning ticket.
2012
New England states start new lottery game Thursday. For the first time ever, the six New England states will jointly run a multi-state lottery game, starting this week.
2011
$172 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot rolls. Will an incredibly lucky lottery player win a life-changing windfall this week, or will the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game enter another round of $200+ million jackpots?
2010
Virginia man claims $200M Mega Millions lottery jackpot. For nearly five months Steve Williams waited, holding a Mega Millions ticket that he knew was worth $200 million. Finally, on March 12, 2010, he officially claimed his prize, becoming the second-largest winner in the Virginia Lottery's history.
2009
Cable worker wins $50,000 a year for life from N.C. lottery. A North Carolina man who has made a living installing telephone cable for more than 30 years hit the lottery's first winning "Lifetime Riches" scratch-off ticket, which pays out $50,000 a year for life.
2009
Lottery winner buys Fort Myers business. AFter spending several months traveling and relaxing, Jason Fry decided to rejoin the workforce by becoming a business owner.
2009
Iowa Lottery retail check finds no cheating. The Iowa Lottery said today it found no evidence that lottery ticket winners were cheated when it conducted security checks last month at 120 retail sites statewide.
2008
$275 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot raised again. The Powerball jackpot continues to build, now exceeding the level attained by Mega Millions last month before it was won by a Georgia couple.
2006
Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $75 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $75 million, with a cash option of $35.4 million.
2006
Mega Millions lottery jackpot increases to $42 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $42 million Saturday.
2006
Iowa Legislators start spinning TouchPlay debate today. There are a lot of jackpots on the line today when legislators begin debating the future of the Iowa Lottery's slot machine-like games located in Main Street businesses across the state.
2006
Lessons Learned: Lottery winners should never eat their seed corn. After blowing off the first million of the jackpot, how do you preserve and grow the remainder so that it lasts as long as you do, making it possible to leave your own legacy?
2006
'Lottery Man' uses Powerball fortune to help quake victims. Ihsan Khan is a multimillion-dollar Powerball winner who was elected mayor of his hometown district in Pakistan two days before the devastating Oct. 8 earthquake. Now Khan is helping his destroyed district with his lottery winnings.
2006
Lottery scams use real business names to appear legitimate. Lottery scams are using legitimate business names in official-looking letters in an attempt to sell their ruse to non-suspecting people.

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.$353 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2014
4.$318 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2018
5.$276.3 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2008
6.$212 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2010
7.$183 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2013
8.€129 Million
US$179.25 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2014
9.$172 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2011
10.$171 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2012
11.$165 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2007
12.€105 Million
US$148.73 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 18, 2011
13.€112.7 Million
US$139.4 Million
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2018
14.$137 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2015
15.€119.37 Million
US$134.99 Million
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2019
16.$123 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2017
17.$120 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2020
18.$119 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2017
19.€82 Million
US$92.86 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2019
20.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2004
21.€79 Million
US$83.96 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 14, 2017
22.$80 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2020
23.$77 Million
Draw Date
Mar 16, 1994
24.€61 Million
US$75.45 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 13, 2018
25.$75 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 15, 2006

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1989
Monday, Mar 13, 1989
31 years old
1986
Thursday, Mar 13, 1986
34 years old
1982
Saturday, Mar 13, 1982
38 years old
1982
Saturday, Mar 13, 1982
38 years old
1981
Friday, Mar 13, 1981
39 years old
1978
Monday, Mar 13, 1978
42 years old
1976
Saturday, Mar 13, 1976
44 years old
1976
Saturday, Mar 13, 1976
44 years old
1975
Thursday, Mar 13, 1975
45 years old
1973
Tuesday, Mar 13, 1973
47 years old
1969
Thursday, Mar 13, 1969
51 years old
1966
Sunday, Mar 13, 1966
54 years old
1960
Sunday, Mar 13, 1960
60 years old
1960
Sunday, Mar 13, 1960
60 years old
1948
Saturday, Mar 13, 1948
72 years old
1940
Wednesday, Mar 13, 1940
80 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2016
An explosion occurs in central Ankara, Turkey, with at least 37 people killed and 127 wounded.
2016
Three gunmen attack two hotels in the Ivory Coast town of Grand-Bassam, killing at least 18 people and injuring 33 others.
2013
Pope Francis is elected, in the papal conclave, as the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church.
2012
At least 28 people are killed in a bus crash in a motorway tunnel near the town of Sierre in the Swiss canton of Valais.
2008
Gold prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000 per ounce for the first time.
2003
The journal Nature reports that 350,000-year-old footprints have been found in Italy.
1997
India's Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader.
1997
The Phoenix Lights are seen over Phoenix, Arizona by hundreds of people, and by millions on television.
1996
Dunblane school massacre: in Dunblane, Scotland, 16 primary school children and one teacher are shot dead by a spree killer, Thomas Watt Hamilton, who later commits suicide.
1992
The Mw 6.7 Erzincan earthquake strikes eastern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). At least 498 were killed in this strike-slip event on the North Anatolian Fault.
1991
The United States Department of Justice announces that Exxon has agreed to pay $1 billion for the clean-up of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska.
1988
The Seikan Tunnel, the longest undersea tunnel in the world, opens between Aomori and Hakodate, Japan.
1985
The Kenilworth Road riot takes place at an association football match at Kenilworth Road in Luton, England with disturbances before, during and after an FA Cup 6th Round tie between Luton Town F.C. and Millwall F.C..
1979
The New Jewel Movement, headed by Maurice Bishop, ousts Prime Minister Eric Gairy in a nearly bloodless coup d'état in Grenada.
1969
Apollo program: Apollo 9 returns safely to Earth after testing the Lunar Module.
1962
Lyman Lemnitzer, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers a proposal, called Operation Northwoods, regarding performing terrorist attacks upon Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, to Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. The proposal is scrapped and President John F. Kennedy removes Lemnitzer from his position.
1957
Cuban student revolutionaries storm the presidential palace in Havana in a failed attempt on the life of President Fulgencio Batista.
1954
First Indochina War: Viet Minh forces under Võ Nguyên Giáp unleashed a massive artillery barrage on the French to begin the Battle of Điện Biên Phủ, the climactic battle in the First Indochina War.
1943
The Holocaust: German forces liquidate the Jewish ghetto in Kraków.
1940
The Russo-Finnish Winter War ends.
1933
Great Depression: Banks in the U.S. begin to re-open after President Franklin D. Roosevelt mandates a "bank holiday".
1930
The news of the discovery of Pluto is telegraphed to the Harvard College Observatory.
1921
Mongolia is proclaimed an independent monarchy, ruled by Russian military officer Roman von Ungern-Sternberg as a dictator.
1920
The Kapp Putsch briefly ousts the Weimar Republic government from Berlin.
1900
Second Boer War: British forces occupy Bloemfontein, Orange Free State.
1884
The Siege of Khartoum begins. It lasts until January 26, 1885.
1881
Alexander II of Russia is killed near his palace when a bomb is thrown at him (this is the Gregorian date; it was March 1 in the Julian calendar then in use in Russia).
1865
American Civil War: The Confederate States of America agree to the use of African-American troops.
1862
American Civil War: The U.S. federal government forbids all Union army officers from returning fugitive slaves, thus effectively annulling the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 and setting the stage for the Emancipation Proclamation.
1848
The German revolutions of 1848-49 begin in Vienna.
1845
Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto receives its première performance in Leipzig with Ferdinand David as soloist.
1809
Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden is deposed in a coup d'état.
1781
William Herschel discovers Uranus.
1697
Nojpetén, capital of the last independent Maya kingdom, fell to Spanish conquistadors, the final step in the Spanish conquest of Guatemala.
1639
Harvard College is named after clergyman John Harvard.
1591
Battle of Tondibi: In Mali, Moroccan forces of the Saadi dynasty led by Judar Pasha defeat the Songhai Empire, despite being outnumbered by at least five to one.
1567
The Battle of Oosterweel, traditionally regarded as the start of the Eighty Years' War, commences.
1138
Cardinal Gregorio Conti is elected Antipope as Victor IV, succeeding Anacletus II.
874
The bones of Saint Nicephorus are interred in the Church of the Holy Apostles, Constantinople.
624
Battle of Badr: a key battle between Muhammad's army - the new followers of Islam and the Quraysh of Mecca. The Muslims won this battle, known as the turning point of Islam, which took place in the Hejaz region of western Arabia.

Births On This Day

1998
Jay-Roy Grot, Dutch footballer
1995
Mikaela Shiffrin, American skier
1994
Gerard Deulofeu, Spanish footballer
1992
Kaya Scodelario, English actress
1991
Daniel Greig, Australian speed skater
1990
Anicet Abel, Malagasy footballer
1989
Holger Badstuber, German footballer
1989
Marko Marin, German footballer
1989
Robert Wickens, Canadian racing driver
1988
Furdjel Narsingh, Dutch footballer
1987
Marco Andretti, American race car driver
1987
Andreas Beck, German footballer
1986
Neil Wagner, South African-New Zealand cricketer
1985
Alcides Araújo Alves, Brazilian footballer
1985
Emile Hirsch, American actor
1985
Ben Lowe, Australian rugby league player
1984
Rachael Bella, American actress
1984
Geeta Basra, Indian actress
1983
George Rose, Australian rugby league player
1983
Kaitlin Sandeno, American swimmer
1983
Erkan Veyseloğlu, Turkish basketball player
1982
Jeremy Curl, Japanese-English explorer, author, and photographer
1982
Nicole Ohlde, American basketball player
1982
Adam Thomson, New Zealand rugby player
1980
Caron Butler, American basketball player
1980
Flavia Cacace, Italian-English dancer
1980
Brad Watts, Australian rugby league player
1979
Johan Santana, Venezuelan-American baseball player
1979
Cédric Van Branteghem, Belgian sprinter
1978
Tom Danielson, American cyclist
1978
Kenny Watson, American football player
1977
Mohammed Sylla, Guinean footballer
1977
Kay Tse, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress
1976
James Dewees, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1976
Troy Hudson, American basketball player and rapper
1976
Danny Masterson, American actor and producer
1976
Jamie Pressnall, American tap dancer and musician
1975
Mark Clattenburg, English football referee
1974
James Brinkley, Scottish cricketer
1974
Thomas Enqvist, Swedish tennis player and sportscaster
1973
Edgar Davids, Surinamese-Dutch footballer and manager
1973
Bobby Jackson, American basketball player and coach
1972
Common, American rapper and actor
1972
Augenijus Vaškys, Lithuanian basketball player and coach
1971
Annabeth Gish, American actress
1970
Tim Story, American director and producer
1969
Darren Fritz, Australian rugby league player
1967
Andrés Escobar, Colombian footballer (d. 1994)
1967
Pieter Vink, Dutch footballer and referee
1966
Chico Science, Brazilian singer-songwriter (d. 1997)
1965
Steve Bacic, Canadian actor
1964
Will Clark, American baseball player
1964
Craig Dimond, Australian rugby league player
1964
Trevor Gillmeister, Australian rugby league player and coach
1963
Vance Johnson, American football player
1963
Willi Schneider, German skeleton racer
1963
Fito Páez, Argentinian singer-songwriter, pianist, and director
1962
Terence Blanchard, American trumpet player and composer
1962
Seyhan Erözçelik, Turkish poet and author (d. 2011)
1960
Yurii Andrukhovych, Ukrainian poet and author
1960
Adam Clayton, English-born Irish musician and songwriter
1960
Joe Ranft, American animator, screenwriter, and voice actor (d. 2005)
1959
Kathy Hilton, American actress and fashion designer
1959
Dirk Wellham, Australian cricketer
1958
Mágico González, Salvadoran footballer
1958
Rick Lazio, American lawyer and politician
1958
Caryl Phillips, Caribbean-English author and playwright
1957
John Hoeven, American banker and politician, 31st Governor of North Dakota
1957
Moses Hogan, American composer and conductor (d. 2003)
1956
Dana Delany, American actress and producer
1956
Jamie Dimon, American banker and businessman
1956
Jonathan Rutherford, English political scientist and academic
1955
Bruno Conti, Italian footballer and manager
1955
Glenne Headly, American actress (d. 2017)
1955
Olga Rukavishnikova, Russian pentathlete
1954
Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos, Guyanese-English politician and diplomat, Secretary of State for International Development
1954
Robin Duke, Canadian actress and screenwriter
1953
Andy Bean, American golfer
1953
Michael Bruce Curry, 27th presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church
1953
Nicola Davies, Welsh lawyer and judge
1952
Wolfgang Rihm, German composer and educator
1952
Tim Sebastian, English journalist and author
1951
Charo, Spanish-American singer, guitarist, and actress
1950
Bernard Julien, Trinidadian cricketer
1950
Charles Krauthammer, American physician, journalist, and author (d. 2018)
1950
William H. Macy, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1949
Ze'ev Bielski, Israeli politician
1949
Sian Elias, New Zealand lawyer and politician, 12th Chief Justice of New Zealand
1949
Julia Migenes, American soprano and actress
1947
Lesley Collier, English ballerina and educator
1947
Beat Richner, Swiss pediatrician and cellist (d. 2018)
1947
Lyn St. James, American race car driver
1946
Yonatan Netanyahu, American-Israeli colonel (d. 1976)
1945
Anatoly Fomenko, Russian mathematician and academic
1944
Terence Burns, Baron Burns, English economist and academic
1942
Dave Cutler, American computer scientist and engineer
1942
Scatman John, American music artist (d. 1999)
1941
Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian poet and author (d. 2008)
1941
Donella Meadows, American environmentalist, author, and academic (d. 2001)
1939
Neil Sedaka, American singer-songwriter and pianist
1938
Erma Franklin, American gospel and R&B singer (d. 2002)
1938
Robert Gammage, American captain and politician (d. 2012)
1938
Tochinoumi Teruyoshi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 49th Yokozuna
1936
José Mojica Marins, Brazilian actor, director, and screenwriter
1935
David Nobbs, English author and screenwriter (d. 2015)
1933
Mahdi Elmandjra, Moroccan economist and sociologist (d. 2014)
1933
Mike Stoller, American songwriter and producer
1933
Gero von Wilpert, German author and academic (d. 2009)
1930
Günther Uecker, German artist
1929
Zbigniew Messner, Polish economist and politician, 9th Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (d. 2014)
1926
Carlos Roberto Reina, Honduran lawyer and politician, President of Honduras (d. 2003)
1925
Roy Haynes, American drummer and composer
1923
Dimitrios Ioannidis, Greek general (d. 2010)
1921
Al Jaffee, American cartoonist
1920
Ralph J. Roberts, American businessman, co-founded Comcast (d. 2015)
1918
Grigory Pomerants, Russian philosopher and author (d. 2013)
1916
Lindy Boggs, American educator and politician, 5th United States Ambassador to the Holy See (d. 2013)
1916
Jacque Fresco, American engineer and academic (d. 2017)
1914
W. O. Mitchell, Canadian author and playwright (d. 1998)
1914
Edward O'Hare, American lieutenant and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1943)
1913
William J. Casey, American politician, 13th Director of Central Intelligence (d. 1987)
1913
Joe Kelly, Irish-English race car driver and businessman (d. 1993)
1913
Sergey Mikhalkov, Russian author and playwright (d. 2009)
1911
José Ardévol, Cuban composer and conductor (d. 1981)
1911
L. Ron Hubbard, American religious leader and author, founded the Church of Scientology (d. 1986)
1911
Dorothy Tangney, Australian politician (d. 1985)
1910
Sammy Kaye, American saxophonist, songwriter, and bandleader (d. 1987)
1910
Kemal Tahir, Turkish journalist and author (d. 1973)
1908
Walter Annenberg, American publisher, philanthropist, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (d. 2002)
1908
Myrtle Bachelder, American chemist and Women's Army Corps officer (d. 1997)
1906
Evald Tipner, Estonian footballer and ice hockey player (d. 1947)
1904
Clifford Roach, Trinidadian cricketer and footballer (d. 1988)
1902
Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Egyptian singer-songwriter (d. 1991)
1902
Hans Bellmer, German-French painter and sculptor (d. 1975)
1900
Andrée Bosquet, Belgian painter (d. 1980)
1900
Giorgos Seferis, Greek poet and diplomat, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1971)
1899
Béla Guttmann, Hungarian footballer and coach (d. 1981)
1899
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, American physicist and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1980)
1899
Jan Lechoń, Polish poet and critic (d. 1956)
1899
Pancho Vladigerov, Bulgarian pianist and composer (d. 1978)
1898
Henry Hathaway, American director and producer (d. 1985)
1897
Yeghishe Charents, Armenian poet and activist (d. 1937)
1892
Janet Flanner, American journalist and author (d. 1978)
1890
Fritz Busch, German conductor and director (d. 1951)
1889
Jüri Vilms, Estonian lawyer and politician (d. 1918)
1888
Paul Morand, French author and diplomat (d. 1976)
1886
Home Run Baker, American baseball player and manager (d. 1963)
1886
Albert William Stevens, American captain and photographer (d. 1949)
1884
Hugh Walpole, New Zealand-English author and educator (d. 1941)
1883
Enrico Toselli, Italian pianist and composer (d. 1926)
1880
Josef Gočár, Czech architect (d. 1945)
1874
Ellery Harding Clark, American jumper, coach, and lawyer (d. 1949)
1870
Henri Étiévant, French actor and director (d. 1953)
1870
William Glackens, American painter and illustrator (d. 1938)
1864
Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian-German painter (d. 1941)
1862
Paul Prosper Henrys, French general (d. 1943)
1860
Hugo Wolf, Slovene-Austrian composer (d. 1903)
1857
B. H. Roberts, English-American historian and politician (d. 1933)
1855
Percival Lowell, American astronomer and mathematician (d. 1916)
1825
Hans Gude, Norwegian-German painter and academic (d. 1903)
1815
James Curtis Hepburn, American physician, linguist, and missionary (d. 1911)
1800
Mustafa Reşid Pasha, Ottoman politician, 212th Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1858)
1798
Abigail Fillmore, American wife of Millard Fillmore, 14th First Lady of the United States (d. 1853)
1781
Karl Friedrich Schinkel, German painter and architect, designed the Konzerthaus Berlin (d. 1841)
1770
Daniel Lambert, English animal breeder (d. 1809)
1764
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1845)
1763
Guillaume Brune, French general and diplomat (d. 1815)
1753
Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon-Penthièvre, Duchess of Orléans (d. 1821)
1741
Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1790)
1720
Charles Bonnet, Swiss historian and author (d. 1793)
1719
John Griffin, 4th Baron Howard de Walden, English field marshal and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Essex (d. 1797)
1700
Michel Blavet, French flute player and composer (d. 1768)
1683
John Theophilus Desaguliers, French-English philosopher and translator (d. 1744)
1683
Johann Wilhelm Weinmann, botanist (d. 1741)
1648
Anne Henriette of Bavaria, princess of Condé (d. 1723)
1615
Innocent XII, pope of the Catholic Church (d. 1700)
1599
John Berchmans, Belgian Jesuit scholastic and saint (d. 1621)
1593
Georges de La Tour, French painter (probable; d. 1652)
1560
William Louis, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, Dutch count (d. 1620)
1479
Lazarus Spengler, German hymnwriter (d. 1534)
1372
Louis I, Duke of Orléans (d. 1407)
963
Anna Porphyrogenita, Grand Princess of Kiev (d. 1011)

Deaths On This Day

2017
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, American author (b. 1965)
2016
Hilary Putnam, American philosopher, mathematician, and computer scientist (b. 1926)
2015
Al Rosen, American baseball player and manager (b. 1924)
2014
Reubin Askew, American sergeant, lawyer, and politician, 37th Governor of Florida (b. 1928)
2014
Edward Haughey, Baron Ballyedmond, Irish businessman and politician (b. 1944)
2014
Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Sierra Leonean economist, lawyer, and politician, 3rd President of Sierra Leone (b. 1932)
2014
Icchokas Meras, Lithuanian-Israeli author and screenwriter (b. 1934)
2011
Rick Martin, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1951)
2010
Jean Ferrat, French singer-songwriter (b. 1930)
2009
Betsy Blair, American actress (b. 1923)
2009
Alan W. Livingston, American businessman (b. 1917)
2008
Elizabeth Gilels, Russian violinist (b. 1919)
2007
Arnold Skaaland, American wrestler and manager (b. 1925)
2006
Robert C. Baker, American businessman, invented the chicken nugget (b. 1921)
2006
Jimmy Johnstone, Scottish footballer (b. 1944)
2006
Maureen Stapleton, American actress (b. 1925)
2004
Vilayat Khan, Indian sitar player and composer (b. 1928)
2004
Franz König, Austrian cardinal (b. 1905)
2002
Hans-Georg Gadamer, German philosopher and scholar (b. 1900)
2001
John A. Alonzo, American actor and cinematographer (b. 1934)
2001
Encarnacion Alzona, Filipino historian and educator (b. 1895)
1999
Lee Falk, American cartoonist, director, and producer (b. 1911)
1999
Garson Kanin, American director and screenwriter (b. 1912)
1999
Bidu Sayão, Brazilian-American soprano (b. 1902)
1998
Judge Dread, English singer-songwriter (b. 1945)
1998
Hans von Ohain, German-American physicist and engineer (b. 1911)
1996
Krzysztof Kieślowski, Polish director and screenwriter (b. 1941)
1995
Leon Day, American baseball player (b. 1916)
1995
Odette Hallowes, French nurse and spy (b. 1912)
1990
Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian-American psychologist and author (b. 1903)
1990
Karl Münchinger, German conductor and composer (b. 1915)
1989
Fahrettin Özdilek, Turkish general and politician, Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1898)
1988
John C. Holmes, American film star (b. 1944)
1983
Louison Bobet, French cyclist (b. 1925)
1983
Paul Citroen, German-Dutch illustrator and educator (b. 1896)
1978
John Cazale, American actor (b. 1935)
1976
Ole Haugsrud, American sports executive (b. 1900)
1975
Ivo Andrić, Yugoslav novelist, poet, and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
1972
Tony Ray-Jones, English photographer (b. 1941)
1971
Rockwell Kent, American painter and illustrator (b. 1882)
1965
Corrado Gini, Italian sociologist and statistician (b. 1884)
1965
Vittorio Jano, Italian engineer (b. 1891)
1965
Fan S. Noli, Albanian-American bishop and politician, 14th Prime Minister of Albania (b. 1882)
1962
Anne Acheson, Irish sculptor (d. 1882)
1943
Stephen Vincent Benét, American poet, short story writer, and novelist (b. 1898)
1941
Elizabeth Madox Roberts, American poet and author (b. 1881)
1938
Cevat Çobanlı, Turkish general (b. 1870)
1938
Clarence Darrow, American lawyer and author (b. 1857)
1936
Francis Bell, New Zealand lawyer and politician, 20th Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1851)
1921
Jenny Twitchell Kempton, American opera singer and educator (b. 1835)
1918
César Cui, Russian composer and critic (b. 1835)
1914
Hakeem Noor-ud-Din, Pakistani physician and scholar (b. 1841)
1912
Eugène-Étienne Taché, Canadian engineer and architect, designed the Parliament Building (b. 1836)
1912
Hugo Treffner, German educator, founded the Hugo Treffner Gymnasium (b. 1845)
1911
John J. Toffey, American lieutenant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1844)
1906
Susan B. Anthony, American activist (b. 1820)
1901
Benjamin Harrison, American general and politician, 23rd President of the United States (b. 1833)
1901
Fernand Pelloutier, French anarchist and syndicalist (b. 1867)
1885
Giorgio Mitrovich, Maltese politician (b. 1795)
1884
Leland Stanford, Jr., American son of Leland Stanford (b. 1868)
1881
Alexander II of Russia (b. 1818)
1879
Adolf Anderssen, German mathematician and chess player (b. 1818)
1873
David Swinson Maynard, American physician, lawyer, and businessman (b. 1808)
1854
Jean-Baptiste de Villèle, French politician, 6th Prime Minister of France (b. 1773)
1842
Henry Shrapnel, English general (b. 1761)
1833
William Bradley, English lieutenant and cartographer (b. 1757)
1823
John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent, English admiral and politician (b. 1735)
1808
Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749)
1800
Nana Fadnavis, Indian minister and politician (b. 1742)
1773
Philibert Commerson, French historian and explorer (b. 1727)
1767
Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France (b. 1731)
1719
Johann Friedrich Böttger, German chemist and potter (b. 1682)
1711
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, French poet and critic (b. 1636)
1619
Richard Burbage, English actor (b. 1567)
1604
Arnaud d'Ossat, French cardinal and diplomat (b. 1537)
1601
Henry Cuffe, Politician (b. 1563)
1573
Michel de l'Hôpital, French politician (b. 1507)
1516
Vladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary (b. 1456)
1490
Charles I, Duke of Savoy (b. 1468)
1447
Shahrukh Mirza, Timurid ruler of Persia and Transoxania (b. 1377)
1395
John Barbour, Scottish priest and poet (b. 1320)
1332
Theodore Metochita, Byzantine Empire statesman and author (b. 1270)
1271
Henry of Almain (b. 1235)
1202
Mieszko III the Old, king of Poland (b. c. 1121)
1164
Fujiwara no Tadamichi, Japanese regent (b. 1097)
948
Du Chongwei, Chinese general and governor
731
Gerald of Mayo, Anglo-Saxon abbot
601
Leander of Seville, Spanish bishop and saint (b. 534)