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On This Day in History:  November 4

November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 57 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Massachusetts man wins $1M lottery for second time in 18 months. A Massachusetts man won his second $1 million lottery payout last week — less than two years after drawing a lucky ticket for the first time.
2017
N.C. woman wins lottery twice in one day. The odds of winning the lottery are pretty slim, but the chances of winning twice in a single day seem impossible. For North Carolina resident Kimberly Morris, this improbable event happened on Monday.
2015
Australian woman's winnings stolen after she posts selfie with winning ticket. A woman who posted a selfie of her winning Melbourne Cup horse race ticket has been robbed of her $825 winnings by someone who lifted the barcode off the photo.
2015
Wyoming Lottery earns high marks in audit of first year. Independent auditors found no major financial issues with how the Wyoming Lottery operated during its first year of ticket sales.
2015
N.C. Lottery picks new headquarters in Raleigh. With six offers on the table, the North Carolina Education Lottery will be moving all of its headquarters staff and operations to a bigger office campus in north Raleigh by next summer.
2010
LottoMax winners collect $50M jackpot. A gay Vancouver couple who are marking their 30th anniversary next month will have plenty to celebrate after winning a $50 million lottery jackpot.
2010
Canadian couple gives away entire $11.2M lottery jackpot. A Nova Scotia couple won $11.2 million from a lottery ticket in July and now every penny is gone -- but they didn't spend any of it on themselves.
2009
Victim of stolen Texas lottery ticket says he knows how to get money back. Willis Willis has an idea how he can get his money back from the store clerk who authorities say stole his $1 million winning lottery ticket.
2005
USA Mega adds lottery game start dates. An Internet web site offering information about the United States' largest multi-state lottery games, Mega Millions and Powerball, today introduced a new feature for players seeking start dates for both games.
2004
Powerball Jackpot Jumps to $44 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $44 million, with a cash option of $24.4 million.
2004
Florida Lotto Rolls to $20 Million. No ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win the Wednesday jackpot of $15 million, lottery officials said Thursday.
2004
Educators, Lawmakers Pleased With Oklahoma Lottery Vote. Oklahoma school officials called State Question 705 a victory for the state's education system Wednesday after voters passed the measure overwhelmingly.
2004
Oklahoma Store Owners, Governor Anxious To Get Lottery Running. Oklahoma will soon have a state lottery, and some Oklahoma City-area store owners were already wondering Wednesday how soon they could buy a lottery machine.
2004
New York man claims $3 million lottery prize. Wouldn't it be great if one day you found out you were a millionaire and you had no clue? That's what happened to one New York man after he won more than a million bucks.
2004
Oklahoma voters approve a state lottery. In Oklahoma, voters approved one measure creating a state lottery for education and another expanding gaming at Indian casinos and racetracks Nov. 2.
2004
Oregon Megabucks reaches record $25.5 million. Oregonians are lining up for a chance to win $25.5 million -- the largest Megabucks prize in the 19-year history of the Oregon Lottery.
2003
Michigan Lottery to End Change Game. Lottery Post Exclusive: The last drawing of the Change Play game will take place on November 16.
2003
New Day, New Perspective for Winner of $175,000 Mega Millions Prize. Last Thursday, John Ferguson of Curlew, Washington was concerned about car payments, property taxes, and where he would find his next job. Oh, what a difference a day makes!
2003
Man gives kids $6M lotto prize. Hector Rivera played the New Jersey Lottery for 20 years, promising any jackpot he won would go to his five children. He stayed true to his word.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$321 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 4, 2014
2.$217 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 5, 2016
3.€152 Million
US$194.27 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 10, 2006
4.$192 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 4, 2005
5.$178 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 5, 2014
6.€132 Million
US$169.01 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 6, 2012
7.$164 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 6, 2015
8.€100 Million
US$148.61 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 6, 2009
9.$144.1 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 4, 2015
10.$143 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 7, 2012
11.$127 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 5, 2019
12.$123 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 6, 2010
13.€100 Million
US$107.88 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 6, 2015
14.€90 Million
US$102.05 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 9, 2018
15.$99 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 5, 2013
16.€86 Million
US$95.37 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Nov 5, 2019
17.€79 Million
US$87.12 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Nov 8, 2019
18.$79 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 5, 2002
19.$77 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 5, 2004
20.$71 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 7, 2007
20.$71 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 7, 2018
22.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 6, 2013
22.$70 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Nov 6, 2018
24.€59.29 Million
US$67.57 Million
Draw Date
Nov 5, 2018
25.$66 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Nov 4, 2009

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1978
Saturday, Nov 4, 1978
41 years old
1978
Saturday, Nov 4, 1978
41 years old
1974
Monday, Nov 4, 1974
45 years old
1969
Tuesday, Nov 4, 1969
50 years old
1960
Friday, Nov 4, 1960
59 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2015
A cargo plane crashes shortly after takeoff from Juba International Airport in Juba, South Sudan, killing 37 people.
2015
A building collapses in the Pakistani city of Lahore resulting in at least 45 deaths, and at least 100 injured.
2010
Aero Caribbean Flight 883 crashes into Guasimal, Sancti Spíritus. All 68 passengers and crew are killed.
2010
Qantas Flight 32, an Airbus A380, suffers an uncontained engine failure over Indonesia shortly after taking off from Singapore, crippling the jet. The crew manage to safely return to Singapore, saving all 469 passengers and crew.
2008
Barack Obama becomes the first person of biracial or African-American descent to be elected President of the United States.
2002
Chinese authorities arrest cyber-dissident He Depu for signing a pro-democracy letter to the 16th Communist Party Congress.
1995
Israel-Palestinian conflict: Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated by an extremist Israeli.
1993
China Airlines Flight 605, a brand-new 747-400, overruns the runway at Kai Tak Airport.
1980
Ronald Reagan is elected the 40th President of The United States, defeating incumbent Jimmy Carter.
1979
Iran hostage crisis: A group of Iranian college students overruns the U.S. embassy in Tehran and takes 90 hostages.
1973
The Netherlands experiences the first Car-Free Sunday caused by the 1973 oil crisis. Highways are used only by cyclists and roller skaters.
1970
Vietnam War: The United States turns over control of the air base at Bình Thủy in the Mekong Delta to South Vietnam.
1970
Salvador Allende takes office as President of Chile, the first Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through open elections.
1966
The Arno River floods Florence, Italy, to a maximum depth of 6.7 m (22 ft), leaving thousands homeless and destroying millions of masterpieces of art and rare books. Also Venice was submerged on the same day at its record all-time acqua alta of 194 cm (76 in).
1962
The United States concludes Operation Fishbowl, its final above-ground nuclear weapons testing series, in anticipation of the 1963 Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
1960
At the Kasakela Chimpanzee Community in Tanzania, Dr Jane Goodall observes chimpanzees creating tools, the first-ever observation in non-human animals.
1956
Soviet troops enter Hungary to end the Hungarian revolution against the Soviet Union that started on October 23. Thousands are killed, more are wounded, and nearly a quarter million leave the country.
1952
The United States government establishes the National Security Agency, or NSA.
1944
World War II: The 7th Macedonian Liberation Brigade liberates Bitola for the Allies.
1942
World War II: Disobeying a direct order by Adolf Hitler, General Field Marshal Erwin Rommel begins a retreat of his forces after a costly defeat during the Second Battle of El Alamein. The retreat would ultimately last five months.
1939
World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders the United States Customs Service to implement the Neutrality Act of 1939, allowing cash-and-carry purchases of weapons by belligerents.
1924
Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming becomes the first female elected as governor in the United States.
1922
In Egypt, British archaeologist Howard Carter and his men find the entrance to Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
1921
The Saalschutz Abteilung (hall defense detachment) of the Nazi Party is renamed the Sturmabteilung (storm detachment) after a large riot in Munich.
1921
Japanese Prime Minister Hara Takashi is assassinated in Tokyo.
1918
World War I: The Armistice of Villa Giusti between Italy and Austria-Hungary is implemented.
1890
City and South London Railway: London's first deep-level tube railway opens between King William Street and Stockwell.
1868
Camagüey, Cuba, revolts against Spain during the Ten Years' War.
1864
American Civil War: Confederate troops bombard a Union supply base and destroy millions of dollars in material at the Battle of Johnsonville.
1852
Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, becomes the prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, which soon expands to become Italy.
1847
Sir James Young Simpson, a Scottish physician, discovers the anaesthetic properties of chloroform.
1839
Newport Rising: The last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain.
1798
Beginning of the Russo-Ottoman siege of Corfu.
1791
The Western Confederacy of American Indians wins a major victory over the United States in the Battle of the Wabash.
1783
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 36 is performed for the first time in Linz, Austria.
1780
The Rebellion of Túpac Amaru II against Spanish rule in the Viceroyalty of Peru begins.
1737
The Teatro di San Carlo, the oldest working opera house in Europe, is inaugurated in Naples, Italy.
1677
The future Mary II of England marries William, Prince of Orange; they later jointly reign as William and Mary.
1576
Eighty Years' War: In Flanders, Spain captures Antwerp (after three days the city is nearly destroyed).
1501
Catherine of Aragon (later Henry VIII's first wife) meets Arthur Tudor, Henry VIII's older brother - they would later marry.
1429
Armagnac-Burgundian Civil War: Joan of Arc liberates Saint-Pierre-le-Moûtier.

Births On This Day

1997
Bea Binene, Filipina television actress
1996
Kaitlin Hawayek, American ice dancer
1996
Michael Christian Martinez, Filipino figure skater
1996
John Olive, Australian rugby league player
1994
Billy Stanlake, Australian cricketer
1993
Elisabeth Seitz, German gymnast
1992
Julian Wießmeier, German footballer
1992
Yurii Bieliaiev, Belarusian ice dancer
1992
Hiroki Nakada, Japanese footballer
1991
Alon Day, Israeli race car driver
1991
Lesley Kerkhove, Dutch tennis player
1990
Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Canadian actor
1988
David Mead, Papua New Guinean rugby league player
1988
Dez Bryant, American football player
1988
Nathan Ross, Australian rugby league player
1987
Tim Breukers, Dutch footballer
1987
Laura Geitz, Australian netball player
1987
Artur Jędrzejczyk, Polish footballer
1986
Suhas Gopinath, Indian businessman
1986
Alexz Johnson, Canadian actress and singer-songwriter
1986
Szymon Pawłowski, Polish footballer
1986
Adrian Zaugg, South African race car driver
1985
Marcell Jansen, German footballer
1985
Miki Miyamura, Japanese tennis player
1984
Dustin Brown, American ice hockey player
1984
Ayila Yussuf, Nigerian footballer
1983
Anton Buslov, Russian astrophysicist and journalist (d. 2014)
1982
Devin Hester, American football player
1982
Kamila Skolimowska, Polish hammer thrower (d. 2009)
1981
Guy Martin, English motorcycle racer
1981
Vince Wilfork, American football player
1980
Jerry Collins, Samoan-New Zealand rugby player (d. 2015)
1980
Richard Owens, American football player and coach
1980
Dan Stoenescu, Romanian career diplomat, political scientist, journalist, and essayist
1978
John Grabow, American baseball player
1977
Larry Bigbie, American baseball player
1976
Daniel Bahr, German banker and politician, German Federal Minister of Health
1976
Bruno Junqueira, Brazilian race car driver
1976
Mario Melchiot, Dutch footballer
1976
Kenji Osawa, Japanese mixed martial artist
1976
James Dale Ritchie, American serial killer (d. 2016)
1976
Makoto Tamada, Japanese motorcycle racer
1976
Peter Van Houdt, Belgian footballer
1975
Éric Fichaud, Canadian ice hockey player
1975
Eduard Koksharov, Russian handball player
1975
Mikki Moore, American basketball player
1975
Orlando Pace, American football player
1975
Lorenzen Wright, American basketball player (d. 2010)
1972
Luís Figo, Portuguese footballer and sportscaster
1971
Gregory Porter, American jazz singer-songwriter and actor
1971
Tabu, Indian actress
1970
Tim DeBoom, American triathlete
1970
Malena Ernman, Swedish soprano
1970
Tony Sly, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2012)
1969
Sean Combs, American rapper, producer, and actor
1969
Matthew McConaughey, American actor and producer
1968
Matthew Tobin Anderson, American author, critic, and educator
1968
Carlos Baerga, Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach
1968
Lee Germon, New Zealand cricketer
1967
Daisuke Asakura, Japanese songwriter and producer
1967
Yılmaz Erdoğan, Turkish actor, director, and screenwriter
1967
Eric Karros, American baseball player and sportscaster
1967
Asif Mujtaba, Pakistani cricketer
1965
Wayne Static, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)
1964
Yūko Mizutani, Japanese voice actress and singer (d. 2016)
1964
Kurt Krakowian, American actor
1963
Marc Déry, Canadian singer and guitarist
1963
Michel Therrien, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1963
Lena Zavaroni, Scottish singer and television host (d. 1999)
1962
Arvo Volmer, Estonian conductor
1961
Daron Hagen, American pianist, composer, and conductor
1961
Edward Knight, American composer and academic
1961
Ralph Macchio, American actor
1961
Jeff Probst, American television host and producer
1961
Steve Rotheram, English politician, Lord Mayor of Liverpool
1961
Nigel Worthington, Northern Irish footballer and manager
1960
Marc Awodey, American painter and poet
1960
Kathy Griffin, American comedian and actress
1959
Ken Kirzinger, Canadian actor and stuntman
1958
Lee Jasper, English activist and politician
1958
Anne Sweeney, American businesswoman
1957
Tony Abbott, English-Australian scholar and politician, 28th Prime Minister of Australia
1957
Richard Harrington, English businessman and politician
1957
Aleksandr Tkachyov, Russian gymnast and coach
1956
Tom Greenhalgh, Swedish singer-songwriter
1956
James Honeyman-Scott, English guitarist and songwriter (d. 1982)
1956
Jordan Rudess, American keyboard player and songwriter
1955
Alhaj Moulana Ghousavi Shah, Indian author, poet, and scholar
1955
Matti Vanhanen, Finnish journalist and politician, 40th Prime Minister of Finland
1954
Chris Difford, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1953
Mick Buckley, English footballer (d. 2013)
1953
P. J. Carey, American baseball player and manager (d. 2012)
1953
Carlos Gutierrez, Cuban-American businessman and politician, 35th United States Secretary of Commerce
1953
Peter Lord, English animator, director, and producer, co-founded Aardman Animations
1953
Van Stephenson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2001)
1953
Jacques Villeneuve, Canadian race car driver
1952
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria
1951
Traian Băsescu, Romanian captain and politician, 4th President of Romania
1950
Charles Frazier, American novelist
1950
Markie Post, American actress
1950
Nik Powell, English businessman, co-founded Virgin Group
1949
Garo Aida, Japanese photographer and author
1948
Alexis Hunter, New Zealand-English painter and photographer (d. 2014)
1948
Amadou Toumani Touré, Malian soldier and politician, President of Mali
1947
Jerry Fleck, American actor, director, and production manager (d. 2003)
1947
Rod Marsh, Australian cricketer and coach
1947
Ali Özgentürk, Turkish director, producer, and screenwriter
1947
Alexei Ulanov, Russian figure skater
1947
Ludmila Velikova, Russian figure skater and coach
1946
Laura Bush, American educator and librarian, 45th First Lady of the United States
1946
Frederick Elmes, American cinematographer
1946
Robert Mapplethorpe, American photographer (d. 1989)
1943
Clark Graebner, American tennis player
1943
Bob Wollek, French race car driver and skier (d. 2001)
1942
Patricia Bath, American ophthalmologist and academic
1941
Lyndall Gordon, South African-English author and academic
1940
Delbert McClinton, American singer-songwriter
1940
Marlène Jobert, French actress, singer, and author
1939
Gail E. Haley, American author and illustrator
1939
Michael Meacher, English academic and politician, Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (d. 2015)
1937
Loretta Swit, American actress and singer
1937
Michael Wilson, Canadian academic and politician, 31st Canadian Minister of Finance
1936
C. K. Williams, American poet, critic, and translator (d. 2015)
1935
Barry Crocker, Australian singer, actor, and television host
1935
Elgar Howarth, English conductor and composer
1933
Tito Francona, American baseball player (d. 2018)
1933
Charles K. Kao, Chinese physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2018)
1933
C. Odumegwu Ojukwu, Nigerian colonel and politician, President of Biafra (d. 2011)
1932
Thomas Klestil, Austrian politician and diplomat, 10th President of Austria (d. 2004)
1932
Tommy Makem, Irish singer-songwriter (d. 2007)
1931
Bernard Francis Law, Mexican-American cardinal (d. 2017)
1930
James E. Brewton, American painter (d. 1967)
1930
Ranjit Roy Chaudhury, Indian pharmacologist and academic (d. 2015)
1930
Dick Groat, American baseball player and sportscaster
1930
Frank J. Prial, American journalist and author (d. 2012)
1929
Anastasios of Albania, Greek-Albanian archbishop
1929
Shakuntala Devi, Indian mathematician and astrologer (d. 2013)
1928
Larry Bunker, American drummer and vibraphone player (d. 2005)
1928
Hannah Weiner, American poet and author (d. 1997)
1928
Eugenio Lopez Jr., Filipino businessman and chairman of the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (d. 1999)
1926
Carlos "Patato" Valdes, Cuban-American conga player and composer (d. 2007)
1925
Gamani Corea, Sri Lankan economist and diplomat (d. 2013)
1925
Ritwik Ghatak, Bengali film director and screenwriter (d. 1976)
1925
Doris Roberts, American actress (d. 2016)
1923
Freddy Heineken, Dutch businessman (d. 2002)
1923
Howie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and politician
1923
Eugene Sledge, American soldier, author, and academic (d. 2001)
1922
Benno Besson, Swiss-German actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2006)
1921
Mary Sherman Morgan, American scientist and engineer (d. 2004)
1919
Martin Balsam, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1996)
1919
Eric Thompson, English race car driver and businessman (d. 2015)
1918
Art Carney, American actor (d. 2003)
1918
Cameron Mitchell, American actor (d. 1994)
1916
John Basilone, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1945)
1916
Walter Cronkite, American journalist, voice actor, and producer (d. 2009)
1916
Ruth Handler, American businesswoman, created Barbie (d. 2002)
1915
Marguerite Patten, English economist and author (d. 2015)
1915
Ismail Abdul Rahman, Malaysian politician (d. 1973)
1914
Carlos Castillo Armas, Authoritarian ruler of Guatemala (1954-1957) (d. 1957)
1913
Gig Young, American actor (d. 1978)
1912
Vadim Salmanov, Russian pianist and composer (d. 1978)
1912
Carlos "Botong" Francisco, Filipino painter (d. 1969)
1912
Giff Vivian, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1983)
1911
Dixie Lee, American actress and singer (d. 1952)
1909
Evelyn Bryan Johnson, American colonel and pilot (d. 2012)
1909
Bert Patenaude, American soccer player (d. 1974)
1909
Skeeter Webb, American baseball player and manager (d. 1986)
1908
Stanley Cortez, American cinematographer and photographer (d. 1997)
1908
Joseph Rotblat, Polish-English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2005)
1906
Sterling North, American author and critic (d. 1974)
1905
Dragutin Tadijanović, Croatian poet and translator (d. 2007)
1904
Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish engineer, technician, and academic (d. 1967)
1901
Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist, author, and academic (d. 1974)
1900
Lucrețiu Pătrășcanu, Romanian sociologist and activist (d. 1954)
1897
Janaki Ammal, Indian botanist and geneticist (d. 1984)
1897
Dolly Stark, American baseball player and umpire (d. 1968)
1896
Carlos P. Garcia, Filipino lawyer and politician, 8th President of the Philippines (d. 1971)
1890
Klabund, German author and poet (d. 1928)
1889
Alton Adams, American composer and bandleader (d. 1987)
1887
Alfred Lee Loomis, American physicist and philanthropist (d. 1975)
1884
Harry Ferguson, Irish engineer, invented the tractor (d. 1960)
1883
Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek general and politician 135th Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1953)
1879
Will Rogers, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1935)
1874
Charles Despiau, French sculptor (d. 1946)
1873
Kyōka Izumi, Japanese author, poet, and playwright (d. 1939)
1868
La Belle Otero, Spanish actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1965)
1862
Rasmus Rasmussen, Norwegian actor and director (d. 1932)
1853
Anna Bayerová, Czech physician (d. 1924)
1840
William Giblin, Australian politician, 13th Premier of Tasmania (d. 1887)
1836
Henry J. Lutcher, American businessman (d. 1912)
1821
Thomas Keefer, Canadian engineer and businessman (d. 1915)
1816
Stephen Johnson Field, American lawyer and jurist 5th Chief Justice of California (d. 1899)
1809
Benjamin Robbins Curtis, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1874)
1765
Pierre-Simon Girard, French mathematician and engineer (d. 1836)
1740
Augustus Toplady, English cleric and hymn writer (d. 1778)
1661
Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine, German son of Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (d. 1742)
1650
William III of England, Prince of Orange, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (d. 1702)
1649
Samuel Carpenter, Deputy Governor of colonial Pennsylvania (d. 1714)
1640
Carlo Mannelli, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1697)
1631
Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (d. 1660)
1592
Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter (d. 1656)
1575
Guido Reni, Italian painter and illustrator (d. 1642)
1553
Roger Wilbraham, Solicitor-General for Ireland (d. 1616)
1512
Hu Zongxian, Chinese general (d. 1565)
1448
Alfonso II of Naples (d. 1495)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Jeremy Heywood, British Civil Servant (b.1961)
2017
Isabel Granada, Filipino-Spanish actress and singer (b. 1976)
2016
Catherine Davani, first female Papua New Guinean judge (d. 2016)
2016
Mansour Pourheidari, Iranian football player and coach (b. 1946)
2015
Piotr Domaradzki, Polish-American historian and journalist (b. 1946)
2015
René Girard, French-American historian, philosopher, and critic (b. 1923)
2015
Károly Horváth, Romanian-Hungarian cellist, flute player, and composer (b. 1950)
2015
Lee Robinson, American lawyer and politician (b. 1943)
2014
Enrique Olivera, Argentinian lawyer and politician, 2nd Chief of Government of the City of Buenos Aires (b. 1940)
2014
George Edgar Slusser, American author and academic (b. 1939)
2014
S. Donald Stookey, American physicist and chemist, invented CorningWare (b. 1915)
2013
John D. Hawk, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1924)
2013
Leonid Stolovich, Russian-Estonian philosopher and academic (b. 1929)
2013
Ray Willsey, Canadian-American football player and coach (b. 1928)
2012
David Resnick, Brazilian-Israeli architect, designed Yad Kennedy (b. 1924)
2011
Arnold Green, Latvian-Estonian soldier and politician (b. 1920)
2011
Andy Rooney, American author, critic, journalist, and television personality (b. 1919)
2010
Sparky Anderson, American baseball player and manager (b. 1934)
2009
Hubertus Brandenburg, German bishop (b. 1923)
2008
Michael Crichton, American physician, author, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1942)
2008
Rosella Hightower, American ballerina (b. 1920)
2008
Juan Camilo Mouriño, French-Mexican economist and politician, Mexican Secretary of the Interior (b. 1971)
2007
Karl Rebane, Estonian physicist and academic (b. 1926)
2007
Peter Viertel, German-American author and screenwriter (b. 1920)
2006
Frank Arthur Calder, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1915)
2006
Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, American author (b. 1908)
2005
Nadia Anjuman, Afghan journalist and poet (b. 1980)
2005
Sheree North, American actress and dancer (b. 1932)
2005
Graham Payn, South African-born English actor and singer (b. 1918)
2005
Hiro Takahashi, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1964)
2003
Charles Causley, Cornish author and poet (b. 1917)
2003
Richard Wollheim, English philosopher, author, and academic (b. 1923)
1999
Malcolm Marshall, Barbadian cricketer and coach (b. 1958)
1997
Richard Hooker, American novelist (b. 1924)
1995
Gilles Deleuze, French philosopher and scholar (b. 1925)
1995
Paul Eddington, English actor (b. 1927)
1995
Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli general and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Israel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1922)
1995
Morrie Schwartz, American sociologist, author, and academic (b. 1916)
1994
Sam Francis, American soldier and painter (b. 1923)
1992
George Klein, Canadian engineer, invented the motorized wheelchair (b. 1904)
1988
Kleanthis Vikelidis, Greek footballer and manager (b. 1916)
1986
Kurt Hirsch, German-English mathematician and academic (b. 1906)
1984
Ümit Yaşar Oğuzcan, Turkish poet and author (b. 1926)
1982
Burhan Felek, Turkish lawyer and journalist (b. 1889)
1982
Gil Whitney, American journalist (b. 1940)
1980
Elsie MacGill, Canadian-American engineer and author (b. 1905)
1977
Tom Reamy, American author and illustrator (b. 1935)
1976
Toni Ulmen, German race car driver and motorcycle racer (b. 1906)
1975
Francis Dvornik, Czech priest and academic (b. 1893)
1975
Izzat Husrieh, Syrian journalist, historian, and academic (b. 1914)
1974
Bert Patenaude, American soccer player (b. 1909)
1969
Carlos Marighella, Brazilian author and activist (b. 1911)
1968
Horace Gould, English race car driver (b. 1918)
1968
Michel Kikoine, Belarusian-French painter and soldier (b. 1892)
1959
Friedrich Waismann, Austrian mathematician, physicist, and philosopher from the Vienna Circle (b. 1896)
1957
Shoghi Effendi, Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith (b. 1897)
1956
Freddie Dixon, English motorcycle racer and race car driver (b. 1892)
1955
Robert E. Sherwood, American playwright and screenwriter (b. 1896)
1955
Cy Young, American baseball player and manager (b. 1867)
1954
Stig Dagerman, Swedish journalist and writer (b. 1923)
1950
Grover Cleveland Alexander, American baseball player and coach (b. 1887)
1948
Albert Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield, English businessman and politician, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (b. 1874)
1946
Rüdiger von der Goltz, German general (b. 1865)
1940
Arthur Rostron, English captain (b. 1869)
1931
Luigi Galleani, Italian theorist and activist (b. 1861)
1930
Akiyama Yoshifuru, Japanese general (b. 1859)
1930
Buddy Bolden, American cornet player and bandleader (b. 1877)
1924
Richard Conner, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1843)
1924
Gabriel Fauré, French pianist, composer, and educator (b. 1845)
1921
Hara Takashi, Japanese politician, 10th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1856)
1918
Wilfred Owen, English lieutenant and poet (b. 1893)
1906
John H. Ketcham, American general and politician (b. 1832)
1895
Eugene Field, American journalist, author, and poet (b. 1850)
1893
Pierre Tirard, Swiss-French engineer and politician, 54th Prime Minister of France (b. 1827)
1886
James Martin, Irish-Australian politician, 6th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1820)
1856
Paul Delaroche, French painter and educator (b. 1797)
1847
Felix Mendelssohn, German pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1809)
1847
Thiệu Trị, Vietnamese emperor (b. 1807)
1801
William Shippen, American physician and anatomist (b. 1712)
1781
Johann Nikolaus Götz, German poet and songwriter (b. 1721)
1704
Andreas Acoluthus, German orientalist and scholar (b. 1654)
1702
John Benbow, English admiral (b. 1653)
1698
Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician and mathematician (b. 1625)
1669
Johannes Cocceius, Dutch theologian and academic (b. 1603)
1658
Antoine Le Maistre, French lawyer and author (b. 1608)
1652
Jean-Charles della Faille, Flemish priest and mathematician (b. 1597)
1581
Mathurin Romegas, rival Grandmaster of the Knights Hospitaller (b. c.1525)
1576
John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester (b. c. 1510)
1485
Françoise d'Amboise, duchess of Brittany (b. 1427)
1428
Sophia of Bavaria, queen of Bohemia (b. 1376)
1411
Khalil Sultan of Timurid (b. 1384)
1360
Elizabeth de Clare, English noblewoman (b. 1295)
1212
Felix of Valois, French saint (b. 1127)
1203
Dirk VII, Count of Holland
1035
Jaromír, duke of Bohemia
915
Zhang, Chinese empress (b. 892)
604
Yohl Ik'nal, Mayan queen