On This Day in History: March 19
March 19 is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 287 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- Daughter saves Massachusetts man from being victimized in sweepstakes scam. A dream of a lifetime seemed to have come true last week for an elderly Massachusetts man when he received a call from someone who claimed to represent Publisher's Clearing House.
- Infamous lottery scammer says US computerized lottery drawings remain fatally flawed. As the head of IT at the Multi-State Lottery Association, Eddie Tipton identified flaws in the computerized lottery drawing computers, and even though the state lotteries say those flaws are now fixed, Tipton claims they are still dangerously flawed and susceptible to fraud.
- Connecticut lottery bills fail. Connecticut Lottery players won't get to enjoy buying tickets online or without expiration dates anytime soon.
- 2 winning Mega Millions tickets sold in Florida, Maryland to split $414M jackpot. Winning tickets in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing with a jackpot of $414 million, the third largest in its history, were sold in Florida and Maryland, state lottery officials said.
- That was fast: No more 'Kwikies' for Maine Lottery. The Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations announced in a Monday press release that it no longer plans to brand the state's scratch tickets as Kwikies.
- Illinois Lottery seeks to collect $20 million from operator Northstar Lottery Group. The Illinois Lottery said Monday it is entitled to a $20 million payout from Lottery private manager Northstar Lottery Group because the group fell short of the total Illinois Lottery income Northstar said would be generated in fiscal year 2012.
- Almost-millionaire on a 15-year political pilgrimage. For Clarence Jackson, life over the past 15 years has been a roller-coaster ride of highs and lows that began with a once-in-a-lifetime ticket that would have made him a multimillionaire.
- $244 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery frenzy ramps up. The multi-state Mega Millions lottery game once again enters the spotlight, as lottery players across the United States will vie for a Mega-jackpot Tuesday that promises to radically change one lucky winner's life.
- Tenn. Lottery audit: players spent $2 million on worthless tickets. The Tennessee Lottery made a series of missteps and oversights after a software glitch began generating faulty winning numbers last year, and players bought about $2 million worth of unwinnable tickets before the error was found, according to a state audit.
- Appeals Court rules in favor of N.C. Lottery. The North Carolina Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a lower court's dismissal of a suit that challenged the way North Carolina's lottery was established.
- Kentucky Lottery's raffle game results drawn. The Kentucky Lottery selected the winning numbers Monday for its special "Million Dollar Draw" raffle-style game.
- Interim Minnesota lottery director cites progress. After about a month on the job, Michael Vekich says he's making progress in reforming the way the Minnesota State Lottery operates.
- Lottery winner wasn't sure he wanted $11 million. A German lottery winner who scooped a jackpot of more than £6 million (US$11 million) didn't claim it for ten weeks as he wasn't sure he wanted the money.
- N.D. Lottery mistake leads callers to sex line. A toll free number posted on North Dakota lottery ticket terminals at nearly 400 sites statewide refers callers to a sex talk line.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$562.1 Million
Mar 20, 2019
- 2.$377 Million
Mar 20, 2018
- 3.$260 Million
Mar 20, 2013
- 4.$244 Million
Mar 22, 2011
- 5.$241 Million
Mar 20, 2012
- 6.€133 Million
Mar 25, 2011
- 7.$156.2 Million
Mar 22, 2017
- 8.€116.07 Million
Mar 20, 2018
- 9.$140 Million
Mar 21, 2020
- 9.$140 Million
Mar 21, 2017
- 11.€121.9 Million
Mar 19, 2019
- 12.$101 Million
Mar 22, 2006
- 13.$96 Million
Mar 20, 2020
- 14.€76.77 Million
Mar 25, 2016
- 15.$85 Million
Mar 19, 2011
- 16.€76 Million
Mar 20, 2020
- 17.$83 Million
Mar 21, 2008
- 18.$80 Million
Mar 19, 2014
- 18.$80 Million
Mar 19, 2016
- 20.€64 Million
Mar 24, 2006
- 21.$70 Million
Mar 21, 2009
- 21.$70 Million
Mar 21, 2012
- 23.$68 Million
Mar 21, 2006
- 24.€59.37 Million
Mar 19, 2016
- 25.$63.8 Million
Mar 19, 2014
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Wednesday, Mar 19, 1986
34 years old
Wednesday, Mar 19, 1980
40 years old
Friday, Mar 19, 1976
44 years old
Friday, Mar 19, 1976
44 years old
Sunday, Mar 19, 1972
48 years old
Sunday, Mar 19, 1972
48 years old
Sunday, Mar 19, 1972
48 years old
Tuesday, Mar 19, 1968
52 years old
Friday, Mar 19, 1965
55 years old
Wednesday, Mar 19, 1958
62 years old
Monday, Mar 19, 1951
69 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- The last male northern white rhinoceros, Sudan, dies, ensuring a chance of extinction for the species.
- Flydubai Flight 981 crashes while attempting to land at Rostov-on-Don international airport, killing all 62 on board.
- An explosion occurs in Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, killing five people and injuring 36.
- A series of bombings and shootings kills at least 98 people and injures 240 others across Iraq.
- Libyan Civil War: After the failure of Muammar Gaddafi's forces to take Benghazi, French Air Force launches Opération Harmattan, beginning foreign military intervention in Libya.
- GRB 080319B: A cosmic burst that is the farthest object visible to the naked eye is briefly observed.
- Catalina affair: A Swedish DC-3 shot down by a Soviet MiG-15 in 1952 over the Baltic Sea is finally recovered after years of work.
- March 19 Shooting Incident: the Republic of China(Taiwan) president Chen Shui-bian was shot just before the country's presidential election on March 20.
- Zimbabwe is suspended from the Commonwealth on charges of human rights abuses and of electoral fraud, following a turbulent presidential election.
- The ethnic clashes of Târgu Mureș begin four days after the anniversary of the Revolutions of 1848 in the Austrian Empire.
- The Egyptian flag is raised at Taba marking the end of Israeli occupation since the Six Days War in 1967 and the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty in 1979.
- Televangelist Jim Bakker resigns as head of the PTL Club due to a brewing sex scandal; he hands over control to Jerry Falwell.
- Falklands War: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the United Kingdom.
- The United States House of Representatives begins broadcasting its day-to-day business via the cable television network C-SPAN.
- The 385 metres (1,263 ft) tall TV-mast at Emley Moor transmitting station, United Kingdom, collapses due to ice build-up.
- Texas Western becomes the first college basketball team to win the Final four with an all-black starting lineup.
- The wreck of the SS Georgiana, valued at over $50,000,000 and said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is discovered by teenage diver and pioneer underwater archaeologist E. Lee Spence, exactly 102 years after its destruction.
- Over 500,000 Brazilians attend the March of the Family with God for Liberty, in protest against the government of João Goulart and against Communism.
- Highly influential artist Bob Dylan releases his first album, Bob Dylan, for Columbia Records.
- Algerian War of Independence ends.
- The Monarch Underwear Company fire leaves 24 dead and 15 injured.
- Joey Giardello knocks out Willie Tory in round seven at Madison Square Garden in the first televised prize boxing fight shown in colour.
- Willie Mosconi sets a world record by running 526 consecutive balls without a miss during a straight pool exhibition at East High Billiard Club in Springfield, Ohio, setting a record which remains unbroken.
- French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion become overseas départements of France.
- World War II: Off the coast of Japan, a dive bomber hits the aircraft carrier USS Franklin, killing 724 of her crew. Badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the U.S. under her own power.
- World War II: Adolf Hitler issues his "Nero Decree" ordering all industries, military installations, shops, transportation facilities and communications facilities in Germany to be destroyed.
- World War II: The German army occupies Hungary.
- Frank Nitti, the Chicago Outfit Boss after Al Capone, commits suicide at the Chicago Central Railyard.
- The Sydney Harbour Bridge is opened.
- Gambling is legalized in Nevada.
- Irish War of Independence: One of the biggest engagements of the war takes place at Crossbarry, County Cork. About 100 Irish Republican Army (IRA) volunteers escape an attempt by over 1,300 British forces to encircle them.
- The United States Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles for the second time (the first time was on November 19, 1919).
- The U.S. Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time.
- Auguste and Louis Lumière record their first footage using their newly patented cinematograph.
- Louis Riel declares a provisional government in Saskatchewan, beginning the North-West Rebellion.
- American Civil War: The Battle of Bentonville begins. By the end of the battle two days later, Confederate forces had retreated from Four Oaks, North Carolina.
- The SS Georgiana, said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is destroyed on her maiden voyage with a cargo of munitions, medicines and merchandise then valued at over $1,000,000.
- The First Taranaki War ends in New Zealand.
- The Taiping reform movement occupies and makes Nanjing its capital until 1864.
- The Cádiz Cortes promulgates the Spanish Constitution of 1812.
- Explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men.
- The House of Commons of England passes an act abolishing the House of Lords, declaring it "useless and dangerous to the people of England".
- The Edict of Amboise is signed, ending the first phase of the French Wars of Religion and granting certain freedoms to the Huguenots.
- The Statute of Rhuddlan incorporates the Principality of Wales into England.
- A Mongol victory at the Battle of Yamen ends the Song dynasty in China.
Births On This Day
- Barbara Haas, Austrian tennis player
- Alexei Sintsov, Russian figure skater
- Mateusz Szwoch, Polish footballer
- Hakim Ziyech, Moroccan footballer
- Aleksandr Kokorin, Russian footballer
- Clayton Kershaw, American baseball player
- Michal Švec, Czech footballer
- Miloš Teodosić, Serbian basketball player
- Tyler Bozak, Canadian ice hockey player
- Inesa Jurevičiūtė, Lithuanian figure skater
- Jonathan Fanene, American football player
- Brad Jones, Australian footballer
- Eduardo Saverin, Brazilian-Singaporean businessman
- Yoshikaze Masatsugu, Japanese sumo wrestler
- Steve Cummings, English cyclist
- Kolo Touré, Ivorian footballer
- Luca Ferri, Italian footballer
- Taichi Ishikari, Japanese wrestler
- Mikuni Shimokawa, Japanese singer-songwriter
- Sheldon Brown, American football player
- Hee-seop Choi, South Korean-American baseball player
- Ivan Ljubičić, Croatian tennis player
- Christos Patsatzoglou, Greek footballer
- Hedo Türkoğlu, Turkish basketball player
- Cydonie Mothersille, Jamaican-Caymanian sprinter
- Andre Miller, American basketball player
- Alessandro Nesta, Italian footballer and manager
- Antonio Daniels, American basketball player
- Matthew Richardson, Australian footballer and sportscaster
- Ashley Giles, English cricketer and coach
- Harald Johnsen, Norwegian bassist and composer (d. 2011)
- Michael Krumm, German race car driver
- Tyrone Hill, American basketball player and coach
- Vladimir Konstantinov, Russian-American ice hockey player
- Michael Crockart, Scottish police officer and politician
- Olaf Marschall, German footballer and manager
- Andy Sinton, English footballer and manager
- Yoko Kanno, Japanese pianist and composer
- Jake Weber, English actor
- Neil LaBute, American director and screenwriter
- Iván Calderón, Puerto Rican-American baseball player (d. 2003)
- Eliane Elias, Brazilian singer-songwriter and pianist
- Andy Reid, American football player and coach
- Yegor Gaidar, Russian economist and politician, First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia (d. 2009)
- Bruce Willis, German-American actor and producer
- Cho Kwang-rae, South Korean footballer, coach, and manager
- Ian Blair, English police officer
- Peter Hendy, English businessman
- Ricky Wilson, American singer-songwriter and musician (d. 1985)
- Warren Lees, New Zealand cricketer and coach
- Martin Ravallion, Australian economist and academic
- Harvey Weinstein, American director and producer
- José S. Palma, Filipino archbishop
- Blase J. Cupich, American theologian and cardinal
- David Schnitter, American saxophonist and educator
- Glenn Close, American actress, singer, and producer
- Marinho Peres, Brazilian footballer and coach
- Ruth Pointer, American musician
- John Holder, English cricketer and umpire
- Modestas Paulauskas, Lithuanian basketball player and coach
- Said Musa, Belizean lawyer and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Belize
- Mario J. Molina, Mexican chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
- Mario Monti, Italian economist and politician, Prime Minister of Italy
- Vern Schuppan, Australian race car driver
- Heather Robertson, Canadian journalist and author (d. 2014)
- Joe Kapp, American football player, coach, and actor
- Clarence "Frogman" Henry, American R&B singer and pianist
- Egon Krenz, German politician
- Ursula Andress, Swiss model and actress
- Ben Lexcen, Australian sailor and architect (d. 1988)
- Nancy Malone, American actress, director, and producer (d. 2014)
- Phyllis Newman, American actress and singer
- Philip Roth, American novelist (d. 2018)
- Renée Taylor, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
- Richard Williams, Canadian-English animator, director, and screenwriter
- Gay Brewer, American golfer (d. 2007)
- Peter Hall, English geographer, author, and academic (d. 2014)
- Gail Kobe, American actress and producer (d. 2013)
- Emma Andijewska, Ukrainian poet, writer and painter
- Hans Küng, Swiss theologian and author
- Patrick McGoohan, Irish-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2009)
- Richie Ashburn, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 1997)
- Brent Scowcroft, American general and diplomat, 9th United States National Security Advisor
- Joe Gaetjens, Haitian footballer (d. 1964)
- Pamela Britton, American actress (d. 1974)
- Benito Jacovitti, Italian illustrator (d. 1997)
- Henry Morgentaler, Polish-Canadian physician and activist (d. 2013)
- Guy Lewis, American basketball player and coach (d. 2015)
- Hiroo Onoda, Japanese lieutenant (d. 2014)
- Tommy Cooper, British magician and prop comedian (d. 1984)
- Kjell Aukrust, Norwegian author, poet, and painter (d. 2002)
- Lennie Tristano, American pianist, composer, and educator (d. 1978)
- Laszlo Szabo, Hungarian chess player (d. 1998)
- Eric Christmas, English-Canadian actor (d. 2000)
- Irving Wallace, American journalist, author, and screenwriter (d. 1990)
- Robert G. Cole, American colonel, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1944)
- Patricia Morison, American actress and singer (d. 2018)
- Leonidas Alaoglu, Canadian-American mathematician and theorist (d. 1981)
- Jay Berwanger, American football player and coach (d. 2002)
- Hugh Watt, Australian-New Zealand engineer and politician, Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1980)
- Joseph Carroll, American general (d. 1991)
- Louis Hayward, South African-born American actor (d. 1985)
- Adolf Eichmann, German SS officer (d. 1962)
- Clara Breed, American librarian and activist (d. 1994)
- Joe Rollino, American weightlifter and boxer (d. 2010)
- Albert Speer, German architect and politician (d. 1981)
- John Sirica, American lawyer and judge (d. 1992)
- Jo Mielziner, French-American set designer (d. 1976)
- Carmen Carbonell, Spanish stage and film actress (d. 1988)
- Frédéric Joliot-Curie, French physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)
- Moms Mabley, American comedian and singer (d. 1975)
- Theodore Sizer, American professor of the history of art (d. 1967)
- Ado Vabbe, Estonian painter (d. 1961)
- James Van Fleet, American general and diplomat (d. 1992)
- Earl Warren, American lieutenant, jurist, and politician, 14th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1974)
- Josef Albers, German-American painter and educator (d. 1976)
- Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (d. 1969)
- Attik, Greek composer (d. 1944)
- Norman Haworth, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1950)
- Joseph Stilwell, American general (d. 1946)
- Gaston Lachaise, French-American sculptor (d. 1935)
- Edith Nourse Rogers, American social worker and politician (d. 1960)
- Ernestine Rose, American librarian and advocate (d. 1961)
- Felix Jacoby, German philologist (d. 1959)
- Zhang Zuolin, Chinese warlord (d. 1928)
- Max Reger, German pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1916)
- Anna Held, Polish singer (d. 1918)
- Schofield Haigh, English cricketer and coach (d. 1921)
- Senda Berenson Abbott, Lithuanian-American basketball player and educator (d. 1954)
- William Morton Wheeler, American entomologist, myrmecologist, and academic (d. 1937)
- Charles Marion Russell, American painter and sculptor (d. 1926)
- Lomer Gouin, Canadian lawyer and politician, 13th Premier of Quebec (d. 1929)
- William Jennings Bryan, American lawyer and politician, 41st United States Secretary of State (d. 1925)
- Kang Youwei, Chinese scholar and politician (d. 1927)
- Alfred von Tirpitz, German admiral and politician (d. 1930)
- Wyatt Earp, American police officer (d. 1929)
- Albert Pinkham Ryder, American painter (d. 1917)
- Minna Canth, Finnish journalist, playwright, and activist (d. 1897)
- Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish businessman (d. 1901)
- William Allingham, Irish poet, author, and scholar (d. 1889)
- Arthur Blyth, English-Australian politician, 9th Premier of South Australia (d. 1891)
- Richard Francis Burton, English soldier, geographer, and diplomat (d. 1890)
- Johannes Verhulst, Dutch composer and conductor (d. 1891)
- David Livingstone, Scottish missionary and explorer (d. 1873)
- Fredrik Pacius, German composer and conductor (d. 1891)
- Edward Pakenham, Anglo-Irish general and politician (d. 1815)
- Elias Hicks, American farmer, minister, and theologian (d. 1830)
- Túpac Amaru II, Peruvian rebel leader (d. 1781)
- Charles-François Lebrun, duc de Plaisance, French lawyer and politician (d. 1824)
- Thomas McKean, American lawyer and politician, 2nd Governor of Pennsylvania (d. 1817)
- Tobias Smollett, Scottish-Italian poet and author (d. 1771) (baptised on this day)
- Jean Astruc, French physician and scholar (d. 1766)
- Francesco Gasparini, Italian composer and educator (d. 1727)
- Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulsi, Syrian author and scholar (d. 1731)
- John IV of Portugal (d. 1656)
- Alonzo Cano, Spanish painter, sculptor, and architect (d. 1667)
- Jan Zamoyski, Polish nobleman (d. 1605)
- José de Anchieta, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1597)
- Johannes Magnus, Swedish archbishop and theologian (d. 1544)
- Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shōgun (d. 1443)
- Güyük Khan, Mongol ruler, 3rd Great Khan of the Mongol Empire (d. 1248)
Deaths On This Day
- William Whitfield, British architect (b.1920)
- Roger Agnelli, Brazilian banker and businessman (b. 1959)
- Jack Mansell, English footballer and manager (b. 1927)
- Gus Douglass, American farmer and politician (b. 1927)
- Safet Plakalo, Bosnian author and playwright (b. 1950)
- Danny Schechter, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1942)
- Patrick Joseph McGovern, American businessman, founded IDG (b. 1937)
- Fred Phelps, American lawyer, pastor, and activist, founded the Westboro Baptist Church (b. 1929)
- Heather Robertson, Canadian journalist and author (b. 1942)
- Robert S. Strauss, American diplomat, United States Ambassador to Russia (b. 1918)
- Lawrence Walsh, Canadian-American lawyer, judge, and politician, 4th United States Deputy Attorney General (b. 1912)
- Joseph F. Weis, Jr., American lawyer and judge (b. 1923)
- Jim Case, American director and producer (b. 1927)
- Ulu Grosbard, Belgian-American director and producer (b. 1929)
- Hugo Munthe-Kaas, Norwegian intelligence agent (b. 1922)
- Kym Bonython, Australian drummer and radio host (b. 1920)
- Maria Bergson, Austrian-American architect and interior designer (b. 1914)
- Arthur C. Clarke, British science fiction writer (b. 1917)
- Hugo Claus, Belgian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1929)
- Paul Scofield, English actor (b. 1922)
- John DeLorean, American engineer and businessman, founded the DeLorean Motor Company (b. 1925)
- Mitchell Sharp, Canadian economist and politician, 23rd Canadian Minister of Finance (b. 1911)
- Michael Mathias Prechtl, German soldier and illustrator (b. 1926)
- Joanne Weaver, American baseball player (b. 1935)
- Shafiq-ur-Rahman, Pakistani physician and author (b. 1920)
- Tofilau Eti Alesana, Samoan politician, 5th Prime Minister of Samoa (b. 1924)
- E. M. S. Namboodiripad, Indian theorist and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Kerala (b. 1909)
- Willem de Kooning, Dutch-American painter and educator (b. 1904)
- Eugène Guillevic, French poet and author (b. 1907)
- Lise Østergaard, Danish psychologist and politician (b. 1924)
- Virginia Henderson, American nurse, researcher, theorist and author (b. 1897)
- Henrik Sandberg, Danish production manager and producer (b. 1915)
- Andrew Wood, American singer-songwriter (b. 1966)
- Bun Cook, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1904)
- Louis de Broglie, French physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
- Sabino Barinaga, Spanish footballer and manager (b. 1922)
- Garry Winogrand, American photographer (b. 1928)
- J. B. Kripalani, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1888)
- Randy Rhoads, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (b. 1956)
- M. A. Ayyangar, Indian lawyer and politician, 2nd Speaker of the Lok Sabha (b. 1891)
- William L. Laurence, Lithuanian-born American journalist and author (b. 1888)
- Albert Dieudonné, French actor and author (b. 1889)
- Paul Kossoff, English guitarist and songwriter (b. 1950)
- Lauritz Melchior, Danish-American tenor and actor (b. 1890)
- Dmytro Doroshenko, Ukrainian historian and politician, Prime Minister of Ukraine (b. 1882)
- Edgar Rice Burroughs, American soldier and author (b. 1875)
- Norman Haworth, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1883)
- James Somerville, English admiral and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Somerset (b. 1882)
- William Hale Thompson, American rancher and politician, 41st Mayor of Chicago (b. 1869)
- Clinton Hart Merriam, American zoologist, ornithologist, and entomologist (b. 1855)
- Arthur Balfour, Scottish-English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1848)
- Henry Lefroy, Australian politician, 11th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1854)
- Emma Bell Miles, American writer, poet, and artist of Appalachia (b. 1879)
- Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian priest, geologist, and volcanologist (b. 1850)
- John Bingham, American lawyer and politician, 7th United States Ambassador to Japan (b. 1815)
- Charles-Louis Hanon, French pianist and composer (b. 1819)
- Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie, Irish-French geographer, ethnologist, linguist, and astronomer (b. 1810)
- Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist, geologist, and physicist (b. 1795)
- Philip Mazzei, Italian-American physician and philosopher (b. 1730)
- Philip Hayes, English organist and composer (b. 1738)
- Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasha, Ottoman general and politician, 182nd Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1713)
- Frederick Cornwallis, English archbishop (b. 1713)
- Pope Clement XI (b. 1649)
- John Campbell, 1st Earl of Breadalbane and Holland, Scottish soldier (b. 1636)
- Thomas Ken, English bishop and hymn-writer (b. 1637)
- Nicolaus Bruhns, German organist and composer (b. 1665)
- René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, French-American explorer (b. 1643)
- Thomas Killigrew, English playwright and manager (b. 1612)
- Gerhard Johann Vossius, German scholar and theologian (b. 1577)
- Péter Pázmány, Hungarian cardinal (b. 1570)
- Sophia Olelkovich Radziwill, Belarusian saint (b. 1585)
- Francis I, duke of Saxe-Lauenburg (b. 1510)
- Elizabeth Seymour, Lady Cromwell, English noblewoman (b.c. 1518)
- Arthur Brooke, English poet
- Lord Edmund Howard, English nobleman (b. c. 1478)
- Michael Weiße, German theologian (b. c. 1488)
- John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Berners, English baron and statesman (b. 1467)
- John II, marquess of Montferrat (b. 1321)
- Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1301)
- Alexander III, king of Scotland (b. 1241)
- Zhao Bing, Chinese emperor (b. 1271)
- Hugh of Saint-Cher, French cardinal (b. 1200)
- Henry the Bearded, Polish duke and son of Bolesław I the Tall (b. 1163)
- Emma of Paris, duchess of Normandy (b. 943)
- Al-Mansur Billah, caliph of the Fatimid Caliphate (b. 913)
- Severus Alexander, Roman emperor (b. 208)