On This Day in History: November 13
November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 48 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- U.S. Marine Corps veteran wins the lottery on Veteran's Day. A veteran from Creswell, North Carolina was not even in the state when he found out he won a $1 million prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket.
- Connecticut man cashes in $21.3M lottery ticket. Connecticut's newest millionaire came forward Tuesday, cashing in a Lotto ticket worth a cool $21,365,302.
- N.C. man wins $1M after playing the same numbers for 5 years. A North Carolina man finally struck it big in the multi-state Powerball lottery after playing the same numbers for five years.
- Suspended CT lottery game had too many winners. The Connecticut Lottery and state Department of Consumer Protection shut down the 5 Card Cash game after noticing there were more winners than the game's parameters should have allowed, and determining that some lottery agents were manipulating machines to print more winning tickets and fewer losers.
- Connecticut Lottery suspends 5 Card Cash sales after retailers found cheating. The Connecticut Lottery has halted the sales and payouts for its 5 Card Cash game after it learned some retailers might have been cheating the system.
- New Mexico Lottery suddenly terminates CEO. The New Mexico Lottery's board of directors has voted to terminate the contract of chief executive officer Tom Romero, effective immediately.
- Man who helped with post-Sandy cleanup in NJ wins $100,000. While most people are frustrated by the problems created by Superstorm Sandy, one volunteer had an unexpected windfall.
- Man dropped from lottery syndicate wins share in court. A Melbourne, Austrailia, accountant has won his share of an $867,000 Tattslotto first division prize, three years after he was dropped from a 10-member Big Kahuna house syndicate.
- Hoosier Lottery asks State Police to join scam probe. Hoosier Lottery officials Friday asked the Indiana State Police to help investigate their agency after a scandal over a rigged $1 million scratch-off game.
- Georgia man hits the Mega Millions jackpot twice. A Georgia man held two of three winning tickets for a $70 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot, good for a cash option prize of $26.6 million before taxes, lottery officials said.
- NJ Woman Wins Cash 5 Jackpot. A winning lottery ticket from the One Stop Shoppe on Corkery Lane landed a Monroe Township woman the claims to the Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot.
- House GOP pushes for gambling. Republican leaders of the Alaska state House are pushing ahead on video poker and a state lottery and are pointing to a new poll as evidence that Alaskans are interested in more gambling.
- California Man Hits Big-Spin Pay-Dirt. Ricky Rehberg, who said he has been playing scratch-off tickets for about 16 years, won $120,000 on the California Lottery's Big Spin television program that aired Saturday.
- Alleged Lottery Ticket Thieves Arrested. Two men who allegedly stole several stacks of lottery tickets Oct. 22 from a Virginia donut shop were bonded Tuesday in Winchester General District Court.
- Patton proposes Keno to raise funds for scholarships. Kentucky Gov. Paul Patton has urged the state lottery to launch a Keno game to raise more money for college scholarships, and lottery officials will discuss the proposal tomorrow.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$315 Million
Nov 15, 2005
- 2.$293 Million
Nov 16, 2016
- 3.€180 Million
Nov 17, 2006
- 4.€168 Million
Nov 13, 2012
- 5.$200 Million
Nov 13, 2015
- 6.$185 Million
Nov 14, 2012
- 7.$178 Million
Nov 15, 2019
- 8.$168 Million
Nov 14, 2020
- 9.$165 Million
Nov 13, 2020
- 10.$149 Million
Nov 15, 2013
- 11.€129 Million
Nov 13, 2015
- 12.€100 Million
Nov 15, 2013
- 13.$126 Million
Nov 16, 2004
- 14.€114 Million
Nov 15, 2019
- 15.$110 Million
Nov 13, 2013
- 16.$107 Million
Nov 14, 2018
- 17.$106 Million
Nov 13, 2018
- 18.$103 Million
Nov 15, 2017
- 19.€90 Million
Nov 16, 2018
- 20.€90 Million
Nov 15, 2019
- 21.$95 Million
Nov 14, 2007
- 22.$82 Million
Nov 14, 2017
- 23.€64.46 Million
Nov 14, 2020
- 24.€64 Million
Nov 13, 2020
- 25.$75 Million
Nov 14, 2006
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Tuesday, Nov 13, 1984
36 years old
Saturday, Nov 13, 1976
44 years old
Friday, Nov 13, 1970
50 years old
Sunday, Nov 13, 1966
54 years old
Friday, Nov 13, 1964
56 years old
Wednesday, Nov 13, 1963
57 years old
Monday, Nov 13, 1961
59 years old
Monday, Nov 13, 1961
59 years old
Sunday, Nov 13, 1960
60 years old
Sunday, Nov 13, 1910
110 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- Islamic State operatives carry out a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris, including suicide bombings, mass shootings and a hostage crisis. The terrorists kill 130 people, making it the deadliest attack in France since the Second World War.
- Hawaii legalizes same-sex marriage.
- 4 World Trade Center officially opens.
- A total solar eclipse occurs in parts of Australia and the South Pacific.
- Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441.
- During the Prestige oil spill, a storm bursts a tank of the oil tanker MV Prestige, which was not allowed to dock and sank on November 19, 2002 off the coast of Galicia, spilling 63,000 metric tons of heavy fuel oil, more than the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
- War on Terror: In the first such act since World War II, US President George W. Bush signs an executive order allowing military tribunals against foreigners suspected of connections to terrorist acts or planned acts on the United States.
- Philippine House Speaker Manny Villar passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada.
- Mozambique becomes the first state to join the Commonwealth of Nations without having been part of the former British Empire.
- A truck-bomb explodes outside of a US-operated Saudi Arabian National Guard training center in Riyadh, killing five Americans and two Indians. A group called the Islamic Movement for Change claims responsibility.
- In a referendum, voters in Sweden decide to join the European Union.
- The High Court of Australia rules in Dietrich v The Queen that although there is no absolute right to have publicly funded counsel, in most circumstances a judge should grant any request for an adjournment or stay when an accused is unrepresented.
- In Aramoana, New Zealand, David Gray shoots dead 13 people in a massacre before being tracked down and killed by police the next day.
- Hans-Adam II, the present Prince of Liechtenstein, begins his reign on the death of his father.
- The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupts and melts a glacier, causing a lahar (volcanic mudslide) that buries Armero, Colombia, killing approximately 23,000 people.
- Xavier Suárez is sworn in as Miami's first Cuban-born mayor.
- Ray Mancini defeats Duk Koo Kim in a boxing match held in Las Vegas. Kim's subsequent death (on November 17) leads to significant changes in the sport.
- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C. after a march to its site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.
- Bhola cyclone: A 150-mph tropical cyclone hits the densely populated Ganges Delta region of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), killing an estimated 500,000 people in one night.
- Vietnam War: Anti-war protesters in Washington, D.C. stage a symbolic March Against Death.
- In response to Fatah raids against Israelis near the West Bank border, Israel launches an attack on the village of As-Samu.
- The Supreme Court of the United States declares Alabama laws requiring segregated buses illegal, thus ending the Montgomery bus boycott.
- Great Britain defeats France to capture the first ever Rugby League World Cup in Paris in front of around 30,000 spectators.
- General Carlos Delgado Chalbaud, President of Venezuela, is assassinated in Caracas.
- The Soviet Union completes development of the AK-47, one of the first proper assault rifles.
- World War II: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal: U.S. and Japanese ships engage in an intense, close-quarters surface naval engagement during the Guadalcanal Campaign.
- World War II: The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal is torpedoed by U-81, sinking the following day.
- Walt Disney's animated musical film Fantasia is first released, on the first night of a roadshow at New York's Broadway Theatre.
- The Holland Tunnel opens to traffic as the first Hudson River vehicle tunnel linking New Jersey to New York City.
- World War I: Allied troops occupy Constantinople, the capital of the Ottoman Empire.
- World War I: Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes is expelled from the Labor Party over his support for conscription.
- Zaian War: Berber tribesmen inflict the heaviest defeat of French forces in Morocco at the Battle of El Herri.
- The 1901 Caister lifeboat disaster.
- Bloody Sunday clashes in central London.
- American Civil War: The three-day Battle of Bull's Gap ends in a Union rout as Confederates under Major General John C. Breckinridge pursue them to Strawberry Plains, Tennessee.
- The Denny Party lands at Alki Point, before moving to the other side of Elliott Bay to what would become Seattle.
- James Braid first sees a demonstration of animal magnetism by Charles Lafontaine, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls hypnotism.
- American Revolutionary War: Patriot revolutionary forces under Gen. Richard Montgomery occupy Montreal.
- Jacobite rising in Scotland: Battle of Sheriffmuir: The forces of the Kingdom of Great Britain halt the Jacobite advance, although the action is inconclusive.
- First English Civil War: Battle of Turnham Green: The Royalist forces withdraw in the face of the Parliamentarian army and fail to take London.
- Louis VII of France marries Adela of Champagne.
- Battle of Alnwick: in an English victory over the Scots, Malcolm III of Scotland, and his son Edward, are killed.
- English king Æthelred II orders the killing of all Danes in England, known today as the St. Brice's Day massacre.
Births On This Day
- Oliver Stummvoll, Austrian model
- Andrew Tang, Singaporean race car driver
- Laurien Leurink, Dutch field hockey midfielder
- Julia Michaels, American singer and songwriter
- Dylan Napa, Australian-Cook Islands rugby league player
- Maksim Podholjuzin, Estonian footballer
- Hatsune Matsushima, Japanese model and actress
- Dana Vollmer, American swimmer
- Kevin Bridges, Scottish comedian and actor
- Asdrúbal Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player
- Lucas Barrios, Paraguayan footballer
- Kurt Morath, Tongan rugby player
- Jamie Soward, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster
- Kalle Kriit, Estonian cyclist
- Maleli Kunavore, Fijian rugby player (d. 2012)
- Michael Copon, American actor, singer, and producer
- Samkon Gado, Nigerian-American football player
- Kumi Koda, Japanese singer-songwriter and actress
- Adam Shantry, English cricketer
- Rivkah, American author and illustrator
- Ryan Bertin, American wrestler and coach
- Monique Coleman, American actress, singer, and dancer
- Sara Del Rey, American wrestler and trainer
- François-Louis Tremblay, Canadian speed skater
- Kick, Japanese comedian and screenwriter
- Subliminal, Israeli rapper and producer
- Metta World Peace, American basketball player and rapper
- Nikolai Fraiture, American bass player
- Huang Xiaoming, Chinese actor and singer
- Zulfiqer Russell, Bangladeshi journalist and lyricist
- Kelly Sotherton, English sprinter and long jumper
- Hiroshi Tanahashi, Japanese wrestler
- Tom Compernolle, Belgian runner (d. 2008)
- Alain Digbeu, French basketball player
- Ivica Dragutinović, Serbian footballer
- Quim, Portuguese footballer
- Toivo Suursoo, Estonian ice hockey player and coach
- Carl Hoeft, New Zealand rugby player
- Indrek Zelinski, Estonian footballer and manager
- David Auradou, French rugby player
- Ari Hoenig, American drummer and composer
- Takuya Kimura, Japanese singer
- Samantha Riley, Australian swimmer
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Somalian-American activist and author
- Lori Berenson, American activist
- Gerard Butler, Scottish actor
- Nico Motchebon, German runner
- Josh Mancell, American drummer and composer
- Pat Hentgen, American baseball player and coach
- Juhi Chawla, Indian actress, singer, and producer, Miss India 1984
- Jimmy Kimmel, American comedian, actor, and talk show host
- Steve Zahn, American actor and singer
- Susanna Haapoja, Finnish politician (d. 2009)
- Timo Rautiainen, Finnish race car driver
- Dan Sullivan, American politician
- Jaime Covilhã, Angolan basketball player and coach
- Vinny Testaverde, American football player
- Kim Polese, American entrepreneur and technology executive
- Neil Flynn, American actor
- Teodora Ungureanu, Romanian gymnast and coach
- Caroline Goodall, English actress and screenwriter
- Nick Baines, English bishop
- Stephen Baxter, English author
- Roger Ingram, American trumpet player, educator, and author
- Aldo Nova, Canadian singer-songwriter and musician
- Bill Britton, American golfer
- Whoopi Goldberg, American actress, comedian, and talk show host
- Scott McNealy, American businessman, co-founded Sun Microsystems
- Chris Noth, American actor and producer
- Frances Conroy, American actress
- Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mexican lawyer and politician
- Merrick Garland, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
- Mark Lye, American golfer
- Art Malik, Pakistani-English actor and producer
- Pini Gershon, Israeli basketball player and coach
- Harry Hurt III, American author and journalist
- Mary Lou Metzger, American singer and dancer
- Gilbert Perreault, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- Terry Reid, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Humayun Ahmed, Bengali popular writer, dramatist, novelist, screenwriter, lyricist and filmmaker (d. 2012)
- Toy Caldwell, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1993)
- Amory Lovins, American physicist and environmentalist
- Joe Mantegna, American actor and voice artist
- Stanisław Barańczak, Polish-American poet, critic, and scholar (d. 2014)
- Ray Wylie Hubbard, American country singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Masahiro Hasemi, Japanese race car driver
- Bobby Manuel, American guitarist and producer
- Knut Riisnæs, Norwegian saxophonist and composer
- Timmy Thomas, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
- Roberto Boninsegna, Italian footballer and manager
- Jay Sigel, American golfer
- Howard Wilkinson, English footballer and manager
- John P. Hammond, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Eberhard Diepgen, German lawyer and politician, 10th Mayor of Berlin
- David Green, American businessman and philanthropist, founded Hobby Lobby
- Dack Rambo, American actor (d. 1994)
- Mel Stottlemyre, American baseball player and coach (d. 2019)
- William Taubman, American political scientist and author
- Saul Kripke, American philosopher and academic
- Janet Lawson, American jazz singer and educator
- Baby Washington, American soul singer
- Karel Brückner, Czech footballer and manager
- Idris Muhammad, American drummer and composer (d. 2014)
- Gérald Godin, Canadian journalist, poet, and politician (d. 1994)
- Jack Rule, Jr., American golfer
- Jean Seberg, American-French actress and singer (d. 1979)
- Salim Kallas, Syrian actor and politician (d. 2013)
- George Carey, English archbishop and theologian
- Peter Arnett, New Zealand-American journalist and academic
- Jimmy Fontana, Italian singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2013)
- Kamahl, Malaysian-Australian singer
- Garry Marshall, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2016)
- Don Lane, American-Australian actor, singer, and television host (d. 2009)
- Ojārs Vācietis, Latvian author and poet (d. 1983)
- Buddy Killen, American record producer and music publisher (d. 2006)
- Richard Mulligan, American actor (d. 2000)
- Adrienne Corri, Scottish actress (d. 2016)
- Benny Andrews, American painter and academic (d. 2006)
- Robert Bonnaud, French historian and academic (d. 2013)
- Fred Phelps, American lawyer, pastor, and activist, founded the Westboro Baptist Church (d. 2014)
- Asashio Tarō III, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 46th Yokozuna (d. 1988)
- Helena Carroll, Scottish-American actress (d. 2013)
- Hampton Hawes, American pianist and author (d. 1977)
- Albert Turner Bharucha-Reid, American mathematician and theorist (d. 1985)
- Harry Hughes, American lawyer and politician, 57th Governor of Maryland (d. 2019)
- Motoo Kimura, Japanese biologist and geneticist (d. 1994)
- Linda Christian, Mexican-American actress (d. 2011)
- Jack Narz, American game show host and announcer (d. 2008)
- Oskar Werner, Austrian-German actor (d. 1984)
- Joonas Kokkonen, Finnish pianist and composer (d. 1996)
- Guillermina Bravo, Mexican dancer, choreographer, and director (d. 2013)
- Jack Elam, American actor (d. 2003)
- George Grant, Canadian philosopher and academic (d. 1988)
- Vasantdada Patil, Indian farmer and politician, 9th Governor of Rajasthan (d. 1989)
- Robert Sterling, American actor (d. 2006)
- Amelia Bence, Argentinian actress (d. 2016)
- Alberto Lattuada, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2005)
- V. Appapillai, Sri Lankan physicist and academic (d. 2001)
- Lon Nol, Cambodian general and politician, 37th Prime Minister of Cambodia (d. 1985)
- Dimitrios Hatzis, Greek novelist and journalist (d. 1981)
- Buck O'Neil, American baseball player and manager (d. 2006)
- William Bradford Huie, American journalist and author (d. 1986)
- Pat Reid, Indian-English soldier and author (d. 1990)
- Vincent Apap, Maltese sculptor (d. 2003)
- C. Vann Woodward, American historian, author, and academic (d. 1999)
- Hermione Baddeley, English actress (d. 1986)
- A. W. Mailvaganam, Sri Lankan physicist and academic (d. 1987)
- Eva Zeisel, Hungarian-American potter and designer (d. 2011)
- H. C. Potter, American director and producer (d. 1977)
- David Marshall Williams, American convicted murderer and firearms designer (d. 1975)
- Edward Buzzell, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1985)
- Iskander Mirza, Pakistani general and politician, 1st President of Pakistan (d. 1969)
- Gertrude Olmstead, American actress (d. 1975)
- Bennie Moten, American pianist and bandleader (d. 1935)
- Arthur Nebe, German SS officer (d. 1945)
- Edward Adelbert Doisy, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1986)
- Mary Wigman, German dancer and choreographer (d. 1973)
- Leo Goodwin, American swimmer, diver, and water polo player (d. 1957)
- Jesús García, Mexican railroad brakeman (d. 1907)
- John Grieb, American gymnast and triathlete (d. 1939)
- Max Dehn, German-American mathematician and academic (d. 1952)
- John M. Lyle, Irish-Canadian architect and educator, designed the Royal Alexandra Theatre (d. 1945)
- Helene Stöcker, German author and activist (d. 1943)
- Ariadna Tyrkova-Williams, Russian-American activist, journalist, and politician (d. 1962)
- Abraham Flexner, American educator, founded the Institute for Advanced Study (d. 1959)
- James Cannon Jr., American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (d. 1944)
- Louis Brandeis, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1941)
- George Whitefield Chadwick, American composer and educator (d. 1931)
- John Drew, Jr., American actor (d. 1927)
- Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, poet, and essayist (d. 1894)
- Albert I, Prince of Monaco (d. 1922)
- Mir Mosharraf Hossain, famous novelist of Bengali literature (d. 1912)
- Edward Burd Grubb, Jr., American general and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Spain (d. 1913)
- Joseph F. Smith, American religious leader, 6th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1918)
- James T. Rapier, American lawyer and politician (d. 1883)
- Edwin Booth, American actor and manager (d. 1893)
- Joseph Hooker, American general (d. 1879)
- Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, Montenegrin metropolitan, philosopher, and poet (d. 1851)
- John A. Dahlgren, American admiral (d. 1870)
- Theophilus H. Holmes, American general (d. 1880)
- Esaias Tegnér, Swedish bishop and educator (d. 1846)
- Ranjit Singh, Sikh emperor (d. 1839)
- John Moore, Scottish general and politician (d. 1809)
- Jiaqing Emperor of China (d. 1820)
- John Dickinson, American lawyer and politician, 5th Governor of Pennsylvania (d. 1808)
- Dorothea Erxleben, German first female medical doctor (d. 1762)
- Charles Simon Favart, French director and playwright (d. 1792)
- Jan Zach, Czech violinist, organist, and composer (d. 1773)
- Cyril Lucaris, Greek patriarch and theologian (d. 1638)
- Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, Governor of the Low Countries (d. 1621)
- Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse (d. 1567)
- William IV, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1550)
- Johann Eck, German theologian and academic (d. 1543)
- Christoph I, Margrave of Baden-Baden (1475-1515) (d. 1527)
- Edward III of England (d. 1377)
- Augustine of Hippo, Roman bishop and theologian (d. 430)
Deaths On This Day
- Peter Sutcliffe, English serial killer (b. 1946)
- Bobby Doerr, American baseball player and manager (b. 1918)
- Leon Russell, American singer-songwriter (b. 1942)
- María José Alvarado, Honduran model, Señorita Honduras 2014 (b. 1995)
- Kakha Bendukidze, Georgian economist and politician, Georgian Minister of Economy (b. 1956)
- Alvin Dark, American baseball player and manager (b. 1922)
- Alexander Grothendieck, German-French mathematician and theorist (b. 1928)
- Hans-Jürgen Heise, German author and poet (b. 1930)
- Chieko Aioi, Japanese actress and voice actress (b. 1934)
- Erazm Ciołek, Polish photographer and author (b. 1937)
- Manuel Peña Escontrela, Spanish footballer (b. 1965)
- John Sheridan, English rugby player and coach (b. 1933)
- Luis García Berlanga, Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1921)
- Allan Sandage, American astronomer and cosmologist (b. 1926)
- Wahab Akbar, Filipino lawyer and politician (b. 1960)
- John Doherty, English footballer and manager (b. 1935)
- Kazuhisa Inao, Japanese baseball player and manager (b. 1937)
- Vine Deloria, Jr., American historian, theologian, and author (b. 1933)
- Eddie Guerrero, American wrestler (b. 1967)
- John Balance, English singer-songwriter (b. 1962)
- Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper and producer (b. 1968)
- Thomas M. Foglietta, American lawyer and politician, United States Ambassador to Italy (b. 1928)
- Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Uruguayan footballer and manager (b. 1925)
- Rishikesh Shaha, Nepalese academic and politician (b. 1925)
- Cornelius Warmerdam, American pole vaulter (b. 1915)
- Edwige Feuillère, French actress (b. 1907)
- Valerie Hobson, Irish-born English actress (b. 1917)
- Red Holzman, American basketball player and coach (b. 1920)
- André Boucourechliev, Bulgarian-French pianist and composer (b. 1925)
- Bill Doggett, American pianist and composer (b. 1916)
- Bobbie Vaile, Australian astrophysicist and academic (b. 1959)
- Jack Baker, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1947)
- Motoo Kimura, Japanese biologist and geneticist (b. 1924)
- Rufus R. Jones, American wrestler (b. 1933)
- Paul-Émile Léger, Canadian cardinal (b. 1904)
- Victor Davis, Canadian swimmer (b. 1964)
- Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (b. 1906)
- Rohana Wijeweera, Sri Lankan rebel and politician (b. 1943)
- Dorothea Krook-Gilead, Latvian-South African author, translator and scholar (b. 1920)
- Antal Doráti, Hungarian-American conductor and composer (b. 1906)
- Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (b. 1902)
- Franco Cortese, Italian race car driver (b. 1903)
- Henry Jamison Handy, American swimmer and water polo player (b. 1886)
- Junior Samples, American comedian and actor (b. 1926)
- Hugues Lapointe, Canadian lawyer and politician, 15th Solicitor General of Canada (b. 1911)
- Dimitris Psathas, Greek playwright and academic (b. 1907)
- Olga Bergholz, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1910)
- Vittorio De Sica, Italian-French actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1901)
- Karen Silkwood, American technician and activist (b. 1946)
- Lila Lee, American actress (b. 1901)
- Bruno Maderna, Italian-German conductor and composer (b. 1920)
- Iskander Mirza, Indian-Pakistani general and politician, 1st President of Pakistan (b. 1899)
- Margaret Murray, Indian-English anthropologist and author (b. 1863)
- Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr., American general and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (b. 1897)
- Bernard DeVoto, American historian and author (b. 1897)
- Moshe Pesach, Greek rabbi (b. 1869)
- Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, German field marshal (b. 1881)
- Margaret Wise Brown, American author (b. 1910)
- Daniel J. Callaghan, American admiral (b. 1890)
- Mrs. Leslie Carter, American actress (b. 1857)
- Francisco Lagos Cházaro, acting president of Mexico (1915) (b. 1878)
- Princess Viktoria of Prussia (b. 1866)
- Camille Pissarro, Virgin Islander-French painter (b. 1830)
- J. Marion Sims, American physician and gynecologist (b. 1813)
- Margaret Sarah Carpenter, English painter (b. 1793)
- Gioachino Rossini, Italian pianist and composer (b. 1792)
- Adolphe Napoléon Didron, French archaeologist and historian (b. 1806)
- Ignacio Comonfort, Mexican soldier and politician. President 1855-1858 (b. 1812)
- Ludwig Uhland, German poet, philologist, and historian (b. 1787)
- William Bowyer, English printer and author (b. 1699)
- Konrad Ernst Ackermann, German actor (b. 1712)
- George Grenville, English lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1712)
- Sophia Dorothea of Celle (b. 1666)
- Thomas May, English poet and historian (b. 1595)
- Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter and illustrator (b. 1555)
- Girolamo Mercuriale, Italian physician and philologist (b. 1530)
- Annio da Viterbo, Italian friar, historian, and scholar (b. 1432)
- Prince Henry the Navigator, Portuguese patron of exploration (b. 1394)
- Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmoreland
- Anne of Burgundy, duchess of Bedford (b. 1404)
- Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick
- Ivan II of Moscow (b. 1326)
- Constance of Peñafiel, queen of Pedro I of Portugal (b. 1323)
- Eric VI of Denmark (b. 1274)
- Oliver Sutton, Bishop of Lincoln
- Henry of France, Archbishop of Reims (b. c.1121)
- Iziaslav II of Kiev, Prince of Vladimir and Volyn, (b. c. 1097)
- Fulk, King of Jerusalem (b. 1089)
- Malcolm III of Scotland (b. 1031)
- Adalbero III of Luxembourg (b. c. 1010)
- Abbo of Fleury, French monk and saint (b. 945)
- Pallig, Danish chieftain, Jarl of Devonshire
- Gunhilde, wife of Pallig, Danish chieftain
- Pope Nicholas I (b. 800)