On This Day in History: November 6
November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 55 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- Judge rules Massachusetts Lottery can suspend high-frequency winners. The Massachusetts Lottery last week won a court fight over their efforts to fight suspected fraud.
- Iowa single mom claims half of $687.8 million Powerball lottery jackpot. One of two winners of the $687.8 million Powerball jackpot was revealed Monday as a woman from Redfield, Iowa who happened to buy a ticket as she was picking up a slice of pizza and coffee at a local store.
- Friday Mega Millions jackpot raised to $164 million. Tickets for the Friday night Mega Millions drawing are selling faster than expected, prompting the state lotteries to raise the jackpot estimate to $164 million.
- Calif. Lottery trying to track down big winner. The California Lottery has released images from surveillence video of a man buying a lottery ticket, in hopes that someone recognizes him before the winning ticket expires.
- Vermont family turns losing lottery tickets into cash. For the 52nd time in six years a Vermont family has won prizes or cash for submitting a losing scratch-off Vermont Lottery ticket in the second-chance contest.
- Ct. man claims he lost $254M Powerball ticket. A Connecticut sanitation worker claims to have purchased and then lost a Powerball lottery ticket worth $254 million.
- Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Indiana Again. People that say lightning doesn't strike in the same place twice haven't spent much time in Indiana. For the third time in the last four drawings, someone from Indiana has won the Powerball jackpot.
- Savannah Couple Wins $50 Million. Richard and Robin Mika of Savannah, Geogia won a big Mega Millions jackpot this summer: $50 million.
- Michigan woman wins $1 million in lottery. A Willis, Michigan woman recently scratched off a Michigan Lottery "$1,000,000 Player" instant ticket to reveal a $1,000,00 prize.
- Tenn. lottery chief outlines goals during Pinnacle forum. During a Pinnacle Financial Partners forum Nov. 4, Rebecca Paul, CEO of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp., revealed some of the pressure she has been under to get the lottery up and running by February.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$236 Million
Nov 9, 2016
- 2.$225 Million
Nov 8, 2005
- 3.$203 Million
Nov 8, 2014
- 4.€152 Million
Nov 10, 2006
- 5.€132 Million
Nov 6, 2012
- 6.$164 Million
Nov 6, 2015
- 7.€100 Million
Nov 6, 2009
- 8.$145 Million
Nov 8, 2019
- 9.$143 Million
Nov 7, 2012
- 10.$123 Million
Nov 6, 2010
- 11.$115 Million
Nov 8, 2013
- 12.€100 Million
Nov 6, 2015
- 13.€96 Million
Nov 8, 2019
- 14.€90 Million
Nov 9, 2018
- 15.$93 Million
Nov 8, 2002
- 16.$90 Million
Nov 9, 2004
- 17.€79 Million
Nov 8, 2019
- 18.$80 Million
Nov 7, 2009
- 19.$75 Million
Nov 8, 2017
- 20.€53 Million
Nov 8, 2011
- 21.$71 Million
Nov 7, 2007
- 21.$71 Million
Nov 7, 2018
- 23.$70 Million
Nov 6, 2013
- 23.$70 Million
Nov 6, 2018
- 25.€60.03 Million
Nov 6, 2018
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Thursday, Nov 6, 1980
39 years old
Sunday, Nov 6, 1977
42 years old
Wednesday, Nov 6, 1974
45 years old
Friday, Nov 6, 1970
49 years old
Wednesday, Nov 6, 1963
56 years old
Tuesday, Nov 6, 1962
57 years old
Tuesday, Nov 6, 1945
74 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- Several small bombs explode outside a provincial office of the Communist Party of China.
- Barack Obama is reelected President of the United States; Tammy Baldwin becomes the first openly gay politician to be elected to the United States Senate.
- An express train collides with a stationary car near the village of Ufton Nervet, England, killing seven and injuring 150.
- Australians vote to keep the Head of the Commonwealth as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum.
- The Electric Tilt Train enters service in Queensland, Australia and becomes one of the fastest trains in the country and the fastest narrow gauge train in service.
- Cleveland Browns relocation controversy: Art Modell announces that he signed a deal that would relocate the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore, which had been without an NFL team since 1983, when the Baltimore Colts moved to Indianapolis.
- Sumburgh disaster: A British International Helicopters Boeing 234LR Chinook crashes 2⁄2 miles east of Sumburgh Airport killing 45 people. It is the deadliest civilian helicopter crash on record.
- In Colombia, leftist guerrillas of the 19th of April Movement seize control of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, eventually killing 115 people, 11 of them Supreme Court justices.
- Ronald Reagan is reelected President of the United States.
- The Kelly Barnes Dam, located above Toccoa Falls Bible College near Toccoa, Georgia, fails, killing 39.
- The United States Atomic Energy Commission tests the largest U.S. underground hydrogen bomb, code-named Cannikin, on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians.
- Cuba and the United States formally agree to begin an airlift for Cubans who want to go to the United States. By 1971, 250,000 Cubans had made use of this program.
- Following the November 1 coup and execution of President Ngo Dinh Diem, coup leader General Dương Văn Minh takes over leadership of South Vietnam.
- The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution condemning South Africa's apartheid policies and calls for all UN member states to cease military and economic relations with the nation.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower is reelected President of the United States.
- Deputy commander-in-chief of the Eastern China Field Army General Su Yu launches a massive offensive toward Xuzhou, defended by seven different armies under the General Suppression Headquarters of Xuzhou Garrison, the Huaihai Campaign. The largest operational campaign of the Chinese Civil War begins.
- Meet the Press, the longest running television program in history, makes its debut.
- Concerned that her cover was about to be blown, Elizabeth Bentley turns herself in to the FBI and confesses she had been spying for the Soviet Union.
- Plutonium is first produced at the Hanford Atomic Facility and subsequently used in the Fat Man atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan.
- World War II: The Soviet Red Army recaptures Kiev. Before withdrawing, the Germans destroy most of the city's ancient buildings.
- World War II: Carlson's patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign begins.
- World War II: First flight of the Heinkel He 219.
- World War II: During the Battle of Moscow, Joseph Stalin addresses the Soviet people for only the second time.
- World War II: Sonderaktion Krakau takes place.
- Edwin Armstrong presents his paper "A Method of Reducing Disturbances in Radio Signaling by a System of Frequency Modulation" to the New York section of the Institute of Radio Engineers.
- Memphis, Tennessee becomes the first major city to join the Tennessee Valley Authority.
- Herbert Hoover is elected the 31st President of the United States.
- The Provisional People's Government of the Republic of Poland is established.
- World War I: Battle of Passchendaele ends: After three months of fierce fighting, Canadian forces take Passchendaele in Belgium.
- October Revolution: Troops loyal to the Russian Directorate clash with Bolshevik Red Guards over the control of several bridges in Petrograd.
- Mohandas Gandhi is arrested while leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa.
- In New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers College defeats Princeton University (then known as the College of New Jersey), 6-4, in the first official intercollegiate American football game.
- American Civil War: CSS Shenandoah is the last Confederate combat unit to surrender after circumnavigating the globe on a cruise on which it sank or captured 37 unarmed merchant vessels.
- American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected president of the Confederate States of America.
- Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of United States.
- Scenes of Clerical Life, the first work of fiction by the author later known as George Eliot, is submitted for publication.
- The first Constitution of the Dominican Republic is adopted.
- Battle of Jemappes in the French Revolutionary Wars.
- Pope Pius VI appoints Father John Carroll as the first Catholic bishop in the United States.
- Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes the first known European to set foot in the area that would become Texas.
- The Charter of the Forest is sealed at St Paul's Cathedral, London by King Henry III, acting under the regency of William Marshall, 1st Earl of Pembroke which re-establishes for free men rights of access to the royal forest that had been eroded by William the Conqueror and his heirs.
- Synod of Rome: Emperor Otto I calls a council at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Pope John XII is deposed on charges of an armed rebellion against Otto.
- A powerful earthquake destroys large portions of the Walls of Constantinople, including 57 towers.
- Roman emperor Constantius II promotes his cousin Julian to the rank of Caesar, entrusting him with the government of the Prefecture of the Gauls.
Births On This Day
- Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, English actor and model
- Addin Fonua-Blake, Australian-Tongan rugby league player
- Isaah Yeo, Australian rugby league player
- Josh Wakefield, English footballer
- Paula Kania, Polish tennis player
- André Schürrle, German footballer
- Jozy Altidore, American soccer player
- Aaron Hernandez, American football player (d. 2017)
- Robert Ellis, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Erik Lund, Swedish footballer
- Emma Stone, American actress
- Conchita Wurst, Austrian singer
- Ana Ivanovic, Serbian tennis player
- Naoki Miyata, Japanese footballer
- Katie Leclerc, American actress and producer
- Conor Sammon, Irish footballer
- Ettore Marchi, Italian footballer
- Ricky Romero, American baseball player
- Sebastian Schachten, German footballer
- Nicole Hosp, Austrian skier
- Kaspars Gorkšs, Latvian footballer
- Andrew Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
- Adam LaRoche, American baseball player
- Lamar Odom, American basketball player and actor
- Brad Stuart, Canadian ice hockey player
- Daniella Cicarelli, Brazilian model and television host
- Erik Cole, American ice hockey player
- Zak Morioka, Brazilian race car driver
- Catherine Clark, Canadian journalist
- Mike Herrera, American singer-songwriter and bass player
- Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Pat Tillman, American football player and soldier (d. 2004)
- Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian cyclist (d. 2009)
- David Giffin, Australian rugby player
- Adonis Georgiadis, Greek historian and politician, Greek Minister of Health
- Thandie Newton, English actress and singer
- Rebecca Romijn, American model and actress
- Ethan Hawke, American actor, director, and screenwriter
- Caesar Meadows, American cartoonist
- Kelly Rutherford, American actress
- Jerry Yang, Taiwanese-American engineer and businessman, co-founded Yahoo!
- Shuzo Matsuoka, Japanese tennis player and sportscaster
- Fujiko Takimoto, Japanese voice actress
- Peter DeLuise, American actor and director
- Paul Gilbert, American guitarist and singer
- Valérie Benguigui, French actress and director (d. 2013)
- Siim Valmar Kiisler, Estonian businessman and politician
- Mike Brewer, New Zealand rugby player
- Arne Duncan, American educator and politician, 9th United States Secretary of Education
- Corey Glover, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
- Greg Graffin, American singer-songwriter and producer
- Kerry Conran, American film director and screenwriter
- Rozz Williams, American singer, musician and artist (Christian Death) (d. 1998)
- Nadezhda Kuzhelnaya, Russian pilot and former cosmonaut
- Annette Zilinskas, American singer and bass player
- Craig Goldy, American guitarist
- Florent Pagny, French singer-songwriter and actor
- Michael Cerveris, American actor, singer, and guitarist
- Trace Beaulieu, American actor, puppeteer, producer, and screenwriter
- Cam Clarke, American voice actor and singer
- Klaus Kleinfeld, German-American businessman
- Lori Singer, American actress
- Graeme Wood, Australian cricketer and footballer
- Mark Donaldson, New Zealand rugby player
- William H. McRaven, American admiral
- Maria Shriver, American journalist and author
- Catherine Crier, American journalist and judge
- Minoru Yanagida, Japanese politician
- Frank Hanisch, German footballer
- Brian McKechnie, New Zealand cricketer and rugby player
- Michael Cunningham, American novelist and screenwriter
- Peter Althin, Swedish lawyer and politician
- John Falsey, American screenwriter and producer
- Nigel Havers, English actor
- Amir Aczel, Israeli-American mathematician, historian, and academic (d. 2015)
- Nimalan Soundaranayagam, Sri Lankan educator and politician (d. 2000)
- Shaikh Rasheed Ahmad, Pakistani politician
- Brad Davis, American actor (d. 1991)
- Arturo Sandoval, Cuban trumpet player, pianist, and composer
- Joseph C. Wilson, American diplomat, United States Ambassador to Gabon
- Sidney Blumenthal, American journalist and activist
- Glenn Frey, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 2016)
- Carolyn Seymour, English actress
- Edward Yang, Taiwanese-American director and screenwriter (d. 2007)
- Mesut Yılmaz, Turkish politician, 21st Prime Minister of Turkey
- Sally Field, American actress
- George Young, Scottish guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 2017)
- Lani Hall, American singer, lyricist, author, and producer
- Bill Henderson, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and music producer (Chilliwack)
- Guy Clark, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2016)
- Doug Sahm, American singer-songwriter and musician (d. 1999)
- Johnny Giles, Irish footballer and manager
- Ruth Messinger, American politician and activist
- Dieter F. Uchtdorf, German-American pilot and religious leader
- Michael Schwerner, American activist (d. 1964)
- Leonardo Quisumbing, Filipino lawyer and jurist
- Mack Jones, American baseball player (d. 2004)
- Branko Mikasinovich, Serbian journalist and scholar
- P. J. Proby, American singer-songwriter and actor
- Diana E. H. Russell, South African activist and author
- Leo Goeke, American tenor and actor (d. 2012)
- Garry Gross, American photographer (d. 2010)
- Eugene Pitt, American doo-wop singer-songwriter (The Jive Five)
- Marco Vassi, American author (d. 1989)
- Joe Warfield, American actor, director, and educator
- Else Ackermann, German physician and pharmacologist
- Stonewall Jackson, American singer-songwriter
- François Englert, Belgian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
- Peter Collins, English race car driver (d. 1958)
- Mike Nichols, German-born American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
- Derrick Bell, American scholar, author and critical race theorist (d. 2011)
- Tom Hornbein, American anesthesiologist and mountaineer
- June Squibb, American actress
- Frank Carson, Northern Irish comedian and actor (d. 2012)
- Zig Ziglar, American soldier, businessman, and author (d. 2012)
- Harry Threadgold, English footballer (d. 1996)
- Ray B. Sitton, American pilot and general (d. 2013)
- Don Lusher, English trombonist and bandleader (d. 2006)
- Frank J. Lynch, American lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 1987)
- James Jones, American novelist (d. 1977)
- Geoff Rabone, New Zealand cricketer (d. 2006)
- Sharof Rashidov, Uzbek politician, candidate member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (d. 1983)
- Ray Conniff, American composer and conductor (d. 2002)
- Joyce Heron, British stage, film and television actress (d. 1980)
- Jonathan Harris, American actor (d. 2002)
- Tony Canzoneri, American boxer (d. 1959)
- Donald Hings, British born, Canadian inventor of the walkie talkie (d. 2004)
- James D. Norris, American lieutenant and businessman (d. 1966)
- Ida Lou Anderson, American orator and professor, pioneer in the field of radio broadcasting (d. 1941)
- Jack O'Connor, English cricketer (d. 1977)
- Opal Kunz, American pilot and activist (d. 1967)
- Edsel Ford, American lieutenant and businessman (d. 1943)
- Harold Ross, American journalist and publisher, co-founded The New Yorker (d. 1951)
- Walter Johnson, American baseball player and manager (d. 1946)
- Ida Barney, American astronomer, mathematician, and academic (d. 1982)
- Martin O'Meara, Irish-Australian sergeant, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1935)
- Mohammad-Taqi Bahar, Iranian poet, journalist, and historian (d. 1951)
- May Brahe, Australian composer (d. 1956)
- Otozō Yamada, Japanese general (d. 1965)
- Yoshisuke Aikawa, Japanese businessman and politician, founded Nissan Motor Company (d. 1967)
- Robert Musil, Austrian-Swiss author and playwright (d. 1942)
- George Poage, American sprinter and hurdler (d. 1962)
- Chris van Abkoude, Dutch-American author and educator (d. 1959)
- Everett Shinn, American painter and illustrator (d. 1953)
- Dennis Miller Bunker, American painter (d. 1890)
- James Naismith, Canadian-American physician and educator, invented basketball (d. 1939)
- E. S. Gosney, American philanthropist and eugenicist, founded the Human Betterment Foundation (d. 1942)
- John Philip Sousa, American commander, composer, and conductor (d. 1932)
- Asada Nobuoki, Japanese general (d. 1927)
- Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (d. 1902)
- Nelson W. Aldrich, American businessman and politician (d. 1915)
- Armand Fallières, French lawyer and politician, 9th President of France (d. 1931)
- Cesare Lombroso, Italian criminologist and physician, founded the Italian school of criminology (d. 1909)
- Jonas Lie, Norwegian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1908)
- Adolphe Sax, Belgian-French instrument designer, invented the saxophone (d. 1894)
- Stanisław Staszic, Polish philosopher, poet, and geologist (d. 1824)
- Jean-Baptiste Bréval, French cellist and composer (d. 1823)
- Mikhail Kozlovsky, Russian sculptor (d. 1802)
- Louis Racine, French poet (d. 1763)
- Charles II of Spain (d. 1700)
- Sigmund Theophil Staden, German composer (d. 1655)
- George Ent, English scientist (d. 1689)
- Maximilian of Liechtenstein, Austrian nobleman and Imperial General (d. 1645)
- Thomas Kyd (d. 1594), English playwright
- Karin Månsdotter, Swedish queen (d. 1612)
- Suleiman the Magnificent, Ottoman sultan (d. 1566)
- Joanna of Castile (d. 1555)
- Philip I, Margrave of Baden (d. 1533)
- Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (d. 1425)
- AD 15
- Agrippina the Younger, Roman empress (or possibly AD 16) (d. 59)
Deaths On This Day
- Richard F. Gordon Jr., American naval officer, aviator, test pilot, and NASA astronaut (b. 1929)
- Bobby Campbell, English footballer and manager (b. 1937)
- Yitzhak Navon, Israeli author, playwright, and politician, 5th President of Israel (b. 1921)
- Ri Ul-sol, North Korean marshal and politician (b. 1921)
- Maggie Boyle, English singer and flute player (b. 1956)
- Tommy Macpherson, Scottish soldier and businessman (b. 1920)
- Rick Rosas, American bass player (b. 1949)
- Guillermina Bravo, Mexican dancer, choreographer, and director (b. 1920)
- Tarla Dalal, Indian chef and author (b. 1936)
- Yosef Harish, Israeli lawyer and jurist, 8th Attorney General of Israel (b. 1923)
- Christian López, Guatemalan weightlifter (b. 1984)
- Burl Noggle, American historian, author, and academic (b. 1924)
- Ace Parker, American football and baseball player (b. 1912)
- Joel Connable, American journalist and actor (b. 1973)
- Clive Dunn, English actor (b. 1920)
- Maxim of Bulgaria, Bulgarian patriarch (b. 1914)
- Ivor Powell, Welsh footballer and manager (b. 1916)
- Frank J. Prial, American journalist and author (b. 1930)
- Jo Myong-rok, North Korean marshal and politician (b. 1928)
- Motoichi Kumagai, Japanese photographer and illustrator (b. 1909)
- Robert Lipshutz, American soldier and lawyer, 17th White House Counsel (b. 1921)
- Siddhartha Shankar Ray, Indian lawyer and politician, Chief Minister of West Bengal (b. 1920)
- Ron Sproat, American screenwriter and playwright (b. 1932)
- Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and author (b. 1920)
- Hilda Braid, English actress and singer (b. 1929)
- George Grljusich, Australian footballer and sportscaster (b. 1939)
- Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, Afghan politician (b. 1962)
- Hank Thompson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1925)
- Nelson S. Bond, American author (b. 1908)
- Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish skier (b. 1950)
- Federico López, Mexican-Puerto Rican basketball player (b. 1962)
- Rod Donald, New Zealand lawyer and politician (b. 1957)
- Minako Honda, Japanese singer (b. 1967)
- Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1915)
- Anthony Sawoniuk, Belarusian SS officer (b. 1921)
- Fred Dibnah, English engineer and television host (b. 1938)
- Johnny Warren, Australian footballer, manager, and sportscaster (b. 1943)
- Just Betzer, Danish production manager and producer (b. 1944)
- Rie Mastenbroek, Dutch swimmer and coach (b. 1919)
- Sid Sackson, American game designer (b. 1920)
- Anthony Shaffer, English author and playwright (b. 1926)
- David Brower, American environmentalist, founded the Sierra Club Foundation (b. 1912)
- L. Sprague de Camp, American historian and author (b. 1907)
- Regina Ghazaryan, Armenian painter and author (b. 1915)
- Sky Low Low, Canadian wrestler (b. 1928)
- Epic Soundtracks, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1959)
- Toni Schmücker, German businessman (b. 1921)
- Aneta Corsaut, American actress (b. 1933)
- Gene Tierney, American actress (b. 1920)
- Dickie Goodman, American songwriter and producer (b. 1934)
- Yūsaku Matsuda, Japanese actor (b. 1949)
- Ross Barnett, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 52nd Governor of Mississippi (b. 1898)
- Sanjeev Kumar, Indian film actor (b. 1938)
- Gastón Suárez, Bolivian author and playwright (b. 1929)
- Harry Bertoia, Italian-American sculptor and furniture designer (b. 1915)
- Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist (b. 1899)
- Agustín Lara, Mexican singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1897)
- Charles B. McVay III, American admiral (b. 1898)
- Charles Münch, French violinist and conductor (b. 1891)
- Edgard Varèse, French-American composer and educator (b. 1883)
- Clarence Williams, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (b. 1898)
- Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (b. 1925)
- Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-Swedish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1863)
- Erich Raeder, German admiral (b. 1876)
- Jack McGrath, American race car driver (b. 1919)
- Tom Kiely, Irish decathlete (b. 1869)
- Lester Allen, American screen, stage, vaudeville, circus actor, and film director (b. 1891)
- Emil Starkenstein, Czech pharmacologist and academic (b. 1884)
- Maurice Leblanc, French author (b. 1864)
- Colin Campbell Cooper, American painter and academic (b. 1856)
- Henry Bourne Joy, American businessman (b. 1864)
- Andrey Lyapchev, Bulgarian lawyer and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Bulgaria (b. 1866)
- Prince Maximilian of Baden (b. 1867)
- Arnold Rothstein, American mob boss (b. 1882)
- Khải Định, Vietnamese emperor (b. 1885)
- Alan Arnett McLeod, Canadian lieutenant, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1899)
- Giuseppe Cesare Abba, Italian soldier and author (b. 1838)
- Joel Müller, German rabbi (b. 1827)
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer and critic (b. 1840)
- William J. Hardee, American general (b. 1815)
- Alexander Chavchavadze, Russian-Georgian general and poet (b. 1786)
- Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and activist (b. 1800)
- Charles X of France (b. 1757)
- Claude Louis Berthollet, French chemist and academic (b. 1748)
- Gouverneur Morris, American scholar, politician, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to France (b. 1752)
- James Bowdoin, American banker and politician, 2nd Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1726)
- John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (b. 1695)
- Ralph Erskine, Scottish minister (b. 1685)
- Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French author and poet (b. 1619)
- Heinrich Schütz, German organist and composer (b. 1585)
- Jean-Baptiste Morin, French mathematician, astrologer, and astronomer (b. 1583)
- John IV of Portugal (b. 1603)
- William II, Prince of Orange (b. 1626)
- Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (b. 1594)
- Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (b. 1594)
- Achille Bocchi, Italian humanist writer (b. 1488)
- Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1487)
- Andrey Bolshoy, Russian prince (b. 1446)
- Antoine Busnois, French composer and poet (b. 1430)
- James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton, Scottish scholar and politician (b. 1415)
- John de Mowbray, 3rd Duke of Norfolk (b. 1415)
- Pope Innocent VII (b. 1339)
- Christina von Stommeln, Roman Catholic mystic and stigmatic (b. 1242)
- Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1196)
- Welf I, Duke of Bavaria, duke of Bavaria.
- Berthold II, Duke of Carinthia (b. c. 1000)
- Pope John XVII
- Li Yong, prince of the Tang Dynasty