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On This Day in History:  March 7

March 7 is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 299 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2018
Mystery NH Powerball lottery winner gets her prize, keeps her privacy — for now. A woman who sued the New Hampshire state lottery commission asking it to allow her to collect the $559.7 million prize she had won without making her name public collected her winnings on Wednesday, lottery officials said, and kept her privacy for now.
2018
Australian man sues lottery for $3.3M ticket discarded decades ago. An Australian man is suing New South Wales Lotteries, saying a store clerk threw away his $3.3 million winning ticket more than two decades ago.
2016
Virginia becomes first state to formally legalize daily fantasy sports. Virginia Monday signed into law the "Fantasy Contests Act," a bill outlining how daily fantasy sport sites like DraftKings and FanDuel can operate legally in the state.
2015
Final share of $564 million Powerball jackpot claimed in Texas. The Powerball jackpot-winning ticket sold in Texas for the historic Feb. 11 drawing has been claimed.
2014
Former live-in girlfriend of NJ $338M Powerball winner to receive nothing. The former live-in girlfriend of a Passaic bodega owner who struck the Powerball jackpot and cashed in on $338 million won't be getting a share of the winnings.
2014
Couple wins $3M jackpot 27 years after wife's numbers last came up. A retired Maine couple has won the state lottery after the same numbers they have played for decades were once drawn before -- but they forgot to buy a ticket.
2013
N.C. bill keeps 'education' in lottery for now. The North Carolina Education Lottery is keeping the "education" in its name -- at least for now.
2013
Baltimore man, 81, loses his home after falling for lottery scam. A Baltimore, Maryland, man gave more than $400,000 to con artists running a lottery scam over the course of six years, and eventually lost his home.
2011
Florida lawmakers pushing for more, bigger casinos. Two state senators announced Friday that they have filed legislation that would allow five Las Vegas-style casino hotels in Florida, spaced across the state.
2011
Canada's Lotto Max now at $81 million in top prizes. For the third straight week, lottery players across Canada will take their chances at a $50 million main jackpot and a rising number of $1 million MaxMillions bonus drawings.
2008
Lottery Post for iPhone earns Apple 'Staff Pick'. Lottery Post, the world's largest community of lottery players, today announced that the new iPhone Edition of its popular Web site was awarded a Staff Pick by Apple.
2008
Powerball lottery jackpot hits $200 million. The Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing -- $200 million -- has once again grown large enough to draw new or infrequent players to ticket counters.
2007
Georgia Trucker Claims Half of Record $390 Million Lottery Jackpot. A truck driver from northwest Georgia came forward Wednesday afternoon to claim half of the record $390 million Mega Millions jackpot, the richest lottery prize in U.S. history.
2007
Georgia truck driver gets a piece of lottery history. Ed Nabors, 52, of Rocky Face, Georgia, discovered Wednesday morning that he had won half the record-setting $390 million Mega Millions jackpot in Tuesday night's drawing.
2007
At least 2 lottery winners will split record $370 million jackpot. Ohio Lottery spokeswoman Mardele Cohen says New Jersey and Georgia told the state they sold one winning ticket each for the U.S. record $370 million jackpot.
2005
Virginia lottery director becomes university president. On Thursday, Virginia Lottery director Penelope Ward Kyle was named the next president of Radford University.
2005
Winner of Feb. 12 Powerball lottery prize takes the cash option. A 55-year-old Louisiana lobbyist claimed her winnings Friday in last month's Powerball jackpot, sending her attorney to the lottery office to turn in the winning ticket and accept a lump sum payment worth $23 million.
2005
The Learning Channel profiles big lottery winners. David Edwards, an ex-con from Kentucky who through a stroke of luck moved uptown to a gated community in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, stole the show Sunday in Lottery Homes.
2005
Indiana Ticket Wins $19.9 Million Powerball Lottery Jackpot. A Powerball ticket sold in Elwood, Indiana matched all six numbers in Saturday's drawing, entitling the holder to a $19.9 million jackpot, a Hoosier Lottery spokesman said.
2005
Bending the rules wins man $300,000 lottery prize. When a Missouri man broke his agreement with his wife on how many scratch cards he could buy, it turned out to be a winning decision.
2005
Third N.C. lottery bill proposed. Another state lottery bill is in the North Carolina General Assembly. The bill is the third lottery proposal made this year and would not require a vote of the people.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$414 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 9, 2019
2.$346.3 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2018
3.$290 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 9, 2018
4.$270 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2014
5.$200 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2008
6.$170 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2010
7.$157 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2016
8.$154.9 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2021
9.$150 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 9, 2013
10.$148 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 9, 2012
11.€118.82 Million
US$141.28 Million
Draw Date
Mar 9, 2021
12.€100 Million
US$138.75 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2014
13.€110.16 Million
US$136.02 Million
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2018
14.€115.73 Million
US$130.05 Million
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2019
15.$127 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2011
16.$120 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2007
17.€80 Million
US$110.8 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Mar 11, 2011
18.$100 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2015
18.$100 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2020
20.$94 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2017
21.$85 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 8, 2017
21.$85 Million
Draw Date
Mar 7, 2001
23.$79 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2004
24.€63.61 Million
US$75.96 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Mar 12, 2021
25.$75 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Mar 10, 2020

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1985
Thursday, Mar 7, 1985
36 years old
1982
Sunday, Mar 7, 1982
39 years old
1982
Sunday, Mar 7, 1982
39 years old
1980
Friday, Mar 7, 1980
41 years old
1978
Tuesday, Mar 7, 1978
43 years old
1974
Thursday, Mar 7, 1974
47 years old
1972
Tuesday, Mar 7, 1972
49 years old
1967
Tuesday, Mar 7, 1967
54 years old
1966
Monday, Mar 7, 1966
55 years old
1960
Monday, Mar 7, 1960
61 years old
1958
Friday, Mar 7, 1958
63 years old
1957
Thursday, Mar 7, 1957
64 years old
1957
Thursday, Mar 7, 1957
64 years old
1956
Wednesday, Mar 7, 1956
65 years old
(year not provided)

Worldwide Events On This Day

2021
At least 105 die and 600 are injured in the 2021 Bata explosions in Bata, Equatorial Guinea.
2009
The Real Irish Republican Army kills two British soldiers and injures two other soldiers and two civilians at Massereene Barracks, the first British military deaths in Northern Ireland since the end of The Troubles.
2007
Reform of the House of Lords: The British House of Commons votes to make the upper chamber, the House of Lords, 100% elected.
2007
Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 crashes at Adisutjipto International Airport in the Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, killing 21 people.
2006
The terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba coordinates a series of bombings in Varanasi, India.
1993
The tugboat Thomas Hebert sank off the coast of New Jersey, USA.
1989
Iran and the United Kingdom break diplomatic relations after a fight over Salman Rushdie and his controversial novel, The Satanic Verses.
1987
Lieyu massacre: Taiwanese military massacre of 19 unarmed Vietnamese refugees at Donggang, Lieyu, Kinmen.
1986
Challenger Disaster: Divers from the USS Preserver locate the crew cabin of Challenger on the ocean floor.
1971
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, political leader of then East Pakistan (present day-Bangladesh), delivers his historic 7th March speech in the Racecourse Field (Now Suhrawardy Udyan) in Dhaka.
1968
Vietnam War: The United States and South Vietnamese military begin Operation Truong Cong Dinh to root out Viet Cong forces from the area surrounding Mỹ Tho.
1967
The Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat Sementara (MPRS), Indonesia's provisional parliament, revoked Sukarno's mandate as President of Indonesia.
1965
Bloody Sunday: A group of 600 civil rights marchers is brutally attacked by state and local police in Selma, Alabama.
1951
Korean War: Operation Ripper: United Nations troops led by General Matthew Ridgway begin an assault against Chinese forces.
1951
Iranian prime minister Ali Razmara is assassinated by Khalil Tahmasebi, a member of the Islamic fundamentalist Fada'iyan-e Islam, inside a mosque in Tehran.
1950
Cold War: The Soviet Union issues a statement denying that Klaus Fuchs served as a Soviet spy.
1945
World War II: American troops seize the Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine river at Remagen.
1941
Günther Prien and the crew of German submarine U-47, one of the most successful U-boats of World War II, disappear without a trace.
1936
Prelude to World War II: In violation of the Locarno Pact and the Treaty of Versailles, Germany reoccupies the Rhineland.
1914
Prince William of Wied arrives in Albania to begin his reign as King.
1902
Second Boer War: Boers, led by Koos de la Rey, inflict the biggest defeat upon the British since the beginning of the war, at Tweebosch.
1900
The German liner SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse becomes the first ship to send wireless signals to shore.
1876
Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention he calls the "telephone".
1862
American Civil War: Union forces engage Confederate troops at the Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas.
1850
Senator Daniel Webster gives his "Seventh of March" speech endorsing the Compromise of 1850 in order to prevent a possible civil war.
1827
Brazilian marines unsuccessfully attack the temporary naval base of Carmen de Patagones, Argentina.
1827
Shrigley abduction: Ellen Turner is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.
1814
Emperor Napoleon I of France wins the Battle of Craonne.
1799
Napoleon Bonaparte captures Jaffa in Palestine and his troops proceed to kill more than 2,000 Albanian captives.
1573
A peace treaty is signed between the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice, ending the Ottoman-Venetian War and leaving Cyprus in Ottoman hands.
1277
The University of Paris issues the last in a series of condemnations of various philosophical and theological theses.
1138
Konrad III von Hohenstaufen was elected king of Germany at Coblenz in the presence of the papal legate Theodwin.
161
Marcus Aurelius and L. Commodus (who changes his name to Lucius Verus) become joint emperors of Rome on the death of Antoninus Pius.

Births On This Day

1998
Amanda Gorman, American poet and activist
1996
Liam Donnelly, Northern Irish footballer
1995
Jerome Binnom-Williams, English footballer
1995
Aboubakar Kamara, French footballer
1994
Chase Kalisz, American swimmer
1994
Jordan Pickford, English footballer
1991
Michele Rigione, Italian footballer
1988
Larry Asante, American football player
1987
Hatem Ben Arfa, French footballer
1987
Niclas Bergfors, Swedish ice hockey player
1986
Ben Griffin, Australian footballer
1985
Andre Fluellen, American football player
1985
Cameron Prosser, Australian swimmer
1985
Gerwyn Price, Welsh darts player
1984
Steve Burtt Jr., American-Ukrainian basketball player
1984
Mathieu Flamini, French footballer
1984
Lindsay McCaul, American singer-songwriter
1983
Manucho, Angolan footballer
1983
Sebastián Viera, Uruguayan footballer
1981
Brent Kite, Australian rugby league player
1980
Murat Boz, Turkish singer-songwriter
1980
Eric Godard, Canadian ice hockey player
1980
Laura Prepon, American actress
1979
Rodrigo Braña, Argentinian footballer
1979
Amanda Somerville, American singer-songwriter
1978
Jaqueline Jesus, Brazilian psychologist and activist
1977
Ronan O'Gara, Irish rugby player and coach
1977
Paul Cattermole, British singer and actor
1974
Jenna Fischer, American actress
1974
Facundo Sava, Argentinian footballer and manager
1973
Jason Bright, Australian race car driver
1973
Sébastien Izambard, French tenor and producer
1973
Işın Karaca, English-Turkish singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
1972
Craig Polla-Mounter, Australian rugby league player
1971
Tal Banin, Israeli footballer and manager
1971
Peter Sarsgaard, American actor
1971
Matthew Vaughn, English director, producer, and screenwriter
1970
Rachel Weisz, English-American actress and producer
1969
Massimo Lotti, Italian footballer
1969
Hideki Noda, Japanese race car driver
1968
Jeff Kent, American baseball player
1967
Muhsin al-Ramli, Iraqi author, poet, translator, and academic
1967
Ruthie Henshall, English actress, singer, and dancer
1967
Ai Yazawa, Japanese author and illustrator
1966
Terry Carkner, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1966
Tony Daly, Australian rugby player
1965
Steve Beuerlein, American football player and sportscaster
1965
Jesper Parnevik, Swedish golfer
1964
Bret Easton Ellis, American author and screenwriter
1964
Wanda Sykes, American comedian, actress, and screenwriter
1963
Mike Eagles, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1963
E. L. James, English author
1962
Taylor Dayne, American singer-songwriter and actress
1961
David Rutley, English businessman and politician
1961
Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, French politician
1960
Joe Carter, American baseball player and sportscaster
1960
Ivan Lendl, Czech tennis player and coach
1960
Jim Spivey, American runner and coach
1959
Tom Lehman, American golfer
1959
Donna Murphy, American actress and singer
1958
Rick Bass, American author and environmentalist
1958
Rik Mayall, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
1958
Merv Neagle, Australian footballer and coach (d. 2012)
1957
Robert Harris, English journalist and author
1957
Mark Richards, Australian surfer
1957
Tomás Yarrington, Mexican economist and politician, Governor of Tamaulipas
1956
Bryan Cranston, American actor, director, and producer
1956
Andrea Levy, English author (d. 2019)
1955
Tommy Kramer, American football player
1954
Eva Brunne, Swedish bishop
1952
William Boyd, Ghanaian-English author and screenwriter
1952
Ernie Isley, American guitarist and songwriter
1952
Viv Richards, Antiguan cricketer and footballer
1952
Lynn Swann, American football player, sportscaster, and politician
1950
Billy Joe DuPree, American football player
1950
Franco Harris, American football player and businessman
1950
J. R. Richard, American baseball player and minister
1949
Ghulam Nabi Azad, Indian politician, Indian Minister of Health and Family Welfare
1947
Helen Eadie, Scottish politician (d. 2013)
1947
Walter Röhrl, German race car driver
1946
John Heard, American actor and producer (d. 2017)
1945
Bob Herbert, American journalist
1945
Arthur Lee, American singer-songwriter and musician (d. 2006)
1945
Elizabeth Moon, American lieutenant and author
1944
Ranulph Fiennes, English soldier and explorer
1944
Townes Van Zandt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1997)
1943
Chris White, English singer-songwriter and bass player
1942
Michael Eisner, American businessman
1942
Tammy Faye Messner, American evangelist, television personality, and talk show host (d. 2007)
1941
Piers Paul Read, English historian and author
1940
Daniel J. Travanti, American actor
1939
Danyel Gérard, French singer-songwriter
1938
David Baltimore, American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1938
Janet Guthrie, American professional race car driver, first woman to qualify and compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500
1936
Florentino Fernández, Cuban-American boxer and coach (d. 2013)
1936
Georges Perec, French author and screenwriter (d. 1982)
1934
Willard Scott, American television personality and actor
1933
Jackie Blanchflower, Northern Irish footballer and accountant (d. 1998)
1933
Ed Bouchee, American baseball player (d. 2013)
1930
Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, English photographer and politician (d. 2017)
1930
Robert Trotter, Scottish actor and photographer (d. 2013)
1929
Dan Jacobson, South African-English author and critic (d. 2014)
1927
James Broderick, American actor and director (d. 1982)
1925
Rene Gagnon, American soldier (d. 1979)
1925
Richard Vernon, British actor (d. 1997)
1924
Morton Bard, American psychologist (d. 1997)
1924
Bill Boedeker, American football player (d. 2014)
1922
Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 2004)
1922
Mochtar Lubis, Indonesian journalist and author (d. 2004)
1922
Peter Murphy, English footballer (d. 1975)
1922
Andy Phillip, American basketball player and coach (d. 2001)
1917
Janet Collins, American ballerina and choreographer (d. 2003)
1917
Betty Holberton, American engineer and programmer (d. 2001)
1915
Jacques Chaban-Delmas, French general and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 2000)
1913
Dollard Ménard, Canadian general (d. 1997)
1912
Adile Ayda, Turkish engineer and diplomat (d. 1992)
1911
Sachchidananda Vatsyayan, Indian modern poet, journalist and author (d. 1987)
1911
Stefan Kisielewski, Polish libertarian writer and politician (d. 1991)
1910
Will Glickman, American playwright (d. 1983)
1908
Anna Magnani, Italian actress (d. 1973)
1904
Ivar Ballangrud, Norwegian speed skater (d. 1969)
1904
Reinhard Heydrich, German SS officer (d. 1942)
1903
Maud Lewis, Canadian folk artist (d. 1970)
1902
Heinz Rühmann, German actor (d. 1994)
1895
Dorothy de Rothschild, English philanthropist and activist (d. 1988)
1894
Ana María O'Neill, Puerto Rican scholar and activist (d. 1981)
1888
William L. Laurence, Lithuanian-American journalist and author (d. 1977)
1888
Alidius Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwer, Dutch lawyer and politician, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1978)
1886
Virginia Pearson, American actress (d. 1958)
1886
G. I. Taylor, English mathematician and physicist (d. 1975)
1886
Wilson Dallam Wallis, American anthropologist (d. 1970)
1885
Milton Avery, American painter (d. 1965)
1885
John Tovey, 1st Baron Tovey, English admiral (d. 1971)
1878
Boris Kustodiev, Russian painter and stage designer (d. 1927)
1875
Maurice Ravel, French pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1937)
1873
Madame Sul-Te-Wan, American actress (d. 1959)
1872
Piet Mondrian, Dutch-American painter (d. 1944)
1857
Julius Wagner-Jauregg, Austrian physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1940)
1850
Champ Clark, American lawyer and politician, 41st Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1921)
1850
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Austrian-Czech sociologist and politician, 1st President of Czechoslovakia (d. 1937)
1849
Luther Burbank, American botanist and author (d. 1926)
1843
Marriott Henry Brosius, American senator (d. 1901)
1841
William Rockhill Nelson, American businessman and publisher, founded The Kansas City Star (d. 1915)
1839
Ludwig Mond, German-born chemist and British industrialist who discovered the metal carbonyls (d. 1909)
1837
Henry Draper, American physician and astronomer (d. 1882)
1811
Increase A. Lapham, American botanist and author (d. 1875)
1792
John Herschel, English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1871)
1788
Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist and biochemist (d. 1878)
1785
Alessandro Manzoni, Italian author and poet (d. 1873)
1765
Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor, invented photography (d. 1833)
1730
Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, French soldier and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1807)
1723
Prince Vittorio Amedeo Theodore of Savoy (d. 1725)
1715
Ewald Christian von Kleist, German soldier and poet (d. 1759)
1693
Clement XIII, pope of the Catholic Church (d. 1769)
1678
Filippo Juvarra, Italian architect, designed the Basilica of Superga (d. 1736)
1671
Rob Roy MacGregor, Scottish outlaw (d. 1734)
1556
Guillaume du Vair, French lawyer and author (d. 1621)
1543
John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern, German prince and reigning count palatine of Simmern (d. 1592)
1482
Fray Thomas de San Martín, Roman Catholic prelate and bishop (d. 1555)
1481
Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter (d. 1537)
1437
Anna of Saxony, Electress of Brandenburg (d. 1512)
942
Mu'ayyad al-Dawla, Buyid emir (d. 983)
189
Publius Septimius Geta, Roman emperor (d. 211)

Deaths On This Day

2017
Lynne Stewart, American attorney and activist (b. 1939)
2016
Adrian Hardiman, Irish lawyer and judge (b. 1951)
2015
G. Karthikeyan, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1949)
2015
F. Ray Keyser, Jr., American lawyer and politician, 72nd Governor of Vermont (b. 1927)
2015
Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Japanese author and illustrator (b. 1935)
2014
Anatoly Borisovich Kuznetsov, Russian actor and director (b. 1930)
2014
Ned O'Gorman, American poet and educator (b. 1929)
2014
Victor Shem-Tov, Israeli lawyer and politician, 8th Israeli Minister of Health (b. 1915)
2013
Peter Banks, English guitarist and songwriter (b. 1947)
2013
Sybil Christopher, Welsh actress (b. 1929)
2013
Damiano Damiani, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
2013
Frederick B. Karl, American lieutenant and politician (b. 1924)
2013
Claude King, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1923)
2012
Ravi, Indian director and composer (b. 1926)
2012
Włodzimierz Smolarek, Polish footballer and manager (b. 1957)
2007
Ronnie Wells, American singer and educator (b. 1943)
2006
Gordon Parks, American photographer, director, and composer (b. 1912)
2006
Ali Farka Touré, Malian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1939)
2005
John Box, English production designer and art director (b. 1920)
2005
Debra Hill, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1950)
2004
Paul Winfield, American actor (b. 1941)
2001
Frankie Carle, American pianist and bandleader (b. 1903)
2000
Pee Wee King, American singer-songwriter (b. 1914)
1999
Sidney Gottlieb, American chemist and theorist (b. 1918)
1999
Stanley Kubrick, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
1997
Edward Mills Purcell, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1912)
1993
Tony Harris, South African cricketer (b. 1916)
1993
J. Merrill Knapp, American musicologist (b. 1914)
1993
Martti Larni, Finnish writer (b. 1909)
1993
Carlo Mazzarella, Italian actor and journalist (b. 1919)
1993
Angelo Piccaluga, Italian footballer (b. 1906)
1993
Eleanor Sanger, American television producer (b. 1929)
1993
Josef Steindl, Austrian economist (b. 1912)
1993
Frank Wells, Australian rules footballer (b. 1909)
1991
Cool Papa Bell, American baseball player (b. 1903)
1988
Divine, American drag queen and film actor (b. 1945)
1988
Ülo Õun, Estonian sculptor (b. 1940)
1986
Jacob K. Javits, American colonel and politician, 58th New York State Attorney General (b. 1904)
1983
Igor Markevitch, Ukrainian conductor and composer (b. 1912)
1982
Ida Barney, American astronomer, mathematician, and academic (b. 1886)
1981
Kirill Kondrashin, Russian conductor (b. 1914)
1976
Wright Patman, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician (b. 1893)
1975
Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian philosopher and critic (b. 1895)
1973
Lalo Ríos, Mexican actor (b. 1927)
1971
Richard Montague, American mathematician and philosopher (b. 1930)
1967
Alice B. Toklas, American writer (b. 1877)
1961
Govind Ballabh Pant, Indian lawyer and politician, 2nd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (b. 1887)
1957
Wyndham Lewis, English painter and critic (b. 1882)
1954
Otto Diels, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1876)
1952
Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru and philosopher (b. 1893)
1949
Bradbury Robinson, American football player, physician, and politician (b. 1884)
1947
Lucy Parsons, American communist anarchist labor organizer (b. c 1853)
1938
Andreas Michalakopoulos, Greek politician, 116th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1876)
1934
Ernst Enno, Estonian poet and author (b. 1875)
1932
Aristide Briand, French journalist and politician, Prime Minister of France, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1862)
1928
Robert Abbe, American surgeon and radiologist (b. 1851)
1920
Jaan Poska, Estonian lawyer and politician, 1st Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1866)
1913
Pauline Johnson, Canadian poet and author (b. 1861)
1904
Ferdinand André Fouqué, French geologist and petrologist (b. 1828)
1897
Harriet Ann Jacobs, African American Abolitionist and author (b. 1813)
1838
Robert Townsend, American spy (b. 1753)
1810
Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood, English admiral (b. 1750)
1809
Jean-Pierre Blanchard, French inventor, best known as a pioneer in balloon flight (b. 1753)
1778
Charles De Geer, Swedish entomologist and archaeologist (b. 1720)
1767
Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville, Canadian politician, 2nd Colonial Governor of Louisiana (b. 1680)
1724
Pope Innocent XIII (b. 1655)
1625
Johann Bayer, German lawyer and cartographer (b. 1572)
1578
Margaret Douglas, English daughter of Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus (b. 1515)
1550
William IV, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1493)
1517
Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (b. 1482)
1407
Francesco I Gonzaga, ruler of Mantua
1393
Bogislaw VI, Duke of Pomerania (b.c. 1350)
1274
Saint Thomas Aquinas, Italian priest and philosopher (b. 1225)
1226
William Longespée, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English commander (b. 1176)
974
John of Gorze, Frankish abbot and diplomat
851
Nominoe, King (or duke) of Brittany
413
Heraclianus, Roman politician and failed usurper
161
Antoninus Pius, Roman emperor (b. 86)