On This Day in History: October 13
October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 79 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- $654 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot skyrockets. For only the 5th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has grown to more than $600 million.
- Former CT Lottery chief pays $11,000 in fines, givebacks. Frank Farricker, the former chairman of the Connecticut Lottery Commission's board of directors will pay a $5,000 penalty and an additional $6,300 restitution to the state as part of a settlement over improper benefits he received while acting president and CEO of the Lottery.
- Australian family win $4m beach house lottery after spending $200 on tickets. One lucky Australian family has won an oceanfront house worth nearly $4 million after spending $200 on lottery raffle tickets.
- Judge: winner's lawsuit in lottery-fixing case can continue. The winner of a $9 million state lottery jackpot can continue a lawsuit that contends he would have won millions more if the prior drawing had not been rigged by a rogue insider, an Iowa judge has ruled.
- Couple, son charged in Detroit illegal lottery. Police went searching for drugs, but discovered a major gambling operation instead.
- Arkansas man among the first to win $100,000 lottery prize. On Sunday, an Arkansas man won a $100,000 prize after buying a $5 Arkansas scratch-off lottery ticket -- the biggest prize anybody has won so far in the two-week-old lottery, and the biggest prize available in the lottery's current games.
- China gets lottery fever after massive jackpot. Water-cooler talk across China has been awash with theories on how to spend a fortune after someone from Henan province won nearly 360 million yuan (US$52.7 million) on Thursday.
- Jacksonville man wins lottery jackpot - again. A Jacksonville man bought a winning $1 million scratch-off lottery ticket Saturday -- six years after claiming a $250,000 prize from another game.
- Iowa steelworkers group claims $1 million Powerball lottery prize. A group of 10 co-workers from a Des Moines tire-manufacturing plant stepped forward Monday to claim a $1 million Powerball prize they'd won with a ticket purchased a local convenience store.
- 3 little numbers equal 1 big win for the N.C. lottery. Three numbers are providing a hobby for lottery players and a big win for the North Carolina state lottery.
- Texas Lottery players can now look forward to Powerball. Texas Lottery players: Powerball tickets may soon be sold at a store near you.
- Powerball lottery jackpot soars to $290 million. Lottery players from around the United States and the rest of the world will rush to grab tickets for Saturday's Powerball drawing, which will be the largest jackpot the game has seen since that fateful Christmas Day in 2002 when Jack Whittaker won the largest prize ever awarded to a single person -- $314,900,000.
- Oklahoma lottery hopefuls waited in the dark for stores to open. Gas station attendants in Ardmore say Oklahomans were lining up outside convenience stores in their pajamas in an effort to get lottery tickets when they first went on sale at five Wednesday morning.
- Nine finalists in running for Texas Lottery chief. A special search committee will begin Friday to interview nine finalists for Executive Director of the Texas Lottery, whittled down from 126 applicants. Only one of the nine people has experience working at a state lottery.
- Lottery gadfly not betting on getting top post. Dawn Nettles has an interview Friday for the job of Executive Director of the Texas Lottery Commission, but she figures the odds are against her.
- Oklahoma border residents unable to buy lottery tickets. Many stores on the Arkansas border were not able to sell lottery tickets yesterday, the official start date of the Oklahoma Lottey.
- Mega Millions lottery jackpot raised to $25 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $25 million Wednesday.
- Stunned Delaware workers to claim $214 million Powerball jackpot. A Delaware lawyer representing a group of employees at a Delaware printing firm says the group is stepping forward to claim a $214 million Powerball jackpot.
- Promotional Game Ruled Illegal. The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled that a promotional game that offers up to a $250 cash prize is a form of lottery that is illegal in the state.
- Idaho School Turns Down Lottery Donation. During these tough budget times, schools don't often pass up a check for $10,000. But that's just what one Idaho charter school has done - to set a moral example for students.
- GTECH gets 90-day contract extension with Colorado Lottery. GTECH Holdings Corporation today announced that the Colorado Lottery, under the provisions of its original contract with GTECH, has granted the West Greenwich-based company a 90-day contract extension.
- California lottery winner shot to death in Seattle. A man shot to death by police outside Qwest Field in the wee hours before the St. Louis Rams-Seattle Seahawks game has been identified by his family as a California lottery winner.
- $117 Million Powerball Jackpot. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $117 million, with a cash option of $62 million. That's currently the largest lottery jackpot in the world.
- $12 Million: Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls, 260,000+ Tickets Win. Since no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $10 million jackpot, that jackpot now grows to an estimated $12 million for the Tuesday, October 14, 2003 drawing.
- One ticket wins $3 million in Florida lotto. One ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $3 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
- Lottery player going to court over Powerball ticket. Richard "Termite" Allender is on a mission to find the winner of a $100,000 Powerball ticket sold March 12 at Joe's Junction in Trafalgar in Indiana.
- Lottery losers sue for change. The Kentucky Lottery Corp. has been hit with another lawsuit challenging its Extra Cash game and its advertising.
- N.C. Lottery debate: You can bet both sides will be passionate. Aside from what it might cost to put together, or to pay out prizes, or what it's social costs might be, there is much more interesting question right now: How much would it cost North Carolinians to debate a state lottery?
- Judge raps FTC over lottery ticket case. An Ontario judge has sharply criticized the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the way it has handled a case against a Canadian businessman who is alleged to have fraudulently sold thousands of lottery tickets across the border.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$667 Million
Oct 16, 2018
- 2.$314 Million
Oct 13, 2018
- 3.$305 Million
Oct 15, 2005
- 4.€142 Million
Oct 14, 2014
- 5.€155.92 Million
Oct 13, 2016
- 6.$170 Million
Oct 13, 2009
- 7.$166 Million
Oct 14, 2014
- 8.$156 Million
Oct 16, 2013
- 9.$143 Million
Oct 14, 2017
- 10.$122 Million
Oct 15, 2016
- 11.$117 Million
Oct 15, 2003
- 12.$105 Million
Oct 15, 2011
- 13.€80 Million
Oct 13, 2006
- 14.$100 Million
Oct 16, 2019
- 15.€90 Million
Oct 14, 2016
- 16.$90 Million
Oct 15, 2014
- 17.€74 Million
Oct 19, 2018
- 18.$77 Million
Oct 14, 2005
- 19.$75 Million
Oct 13, 2015
- 20.$72 Million
Oct 15, 2010
- 21.€54 Million
Oct 16, 2012
- 22.$70 Million
Oct 14, 2015
- 22.$70 Million
Oct 14, 2009
- 24.€50 Million
Oct 15, 2013
- 25.$65 Million
Oct 15, 2019
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Thursday, Oct 13, 1994
25 years old
Monday, Oct 13, 1986
33 years old
Saturday, Oct 13, 1984
35 years old
Monday, Oct 13, 1980
39 years old
Monday, Oct 13, 1975
44 years old
Wednesday, Oct 13, 1971
48 years old
Friday, Oct 13, 1967
52 years old
Friday, Oct 13, 1967
52 years old
Tuesday, Oct 13, 1964
55 years old
Saturday, Oct 13, 1962
57 years old
Friday, Oct 13, 1961
58 years old
Tuesday, Oct 13, 1959
60 years old
Monday, Oct 13, 1958
61 years old
Monday, Oct 13, 1958
61 years old
Saturday, Oct 13, 1956
63 years old
(year not provided)
Worldwide Events On This Day
- The Maldives announces its decision to withdraw from the Commonwealth of Nations.
- A stampede occurs in India during the Hindu festival Navratri, killing 115 and injuring more than 110.
- The mining accident in Copiapó, Chile ends as all 33 trapped miners arrive at the surface after a record 69 days underground.
- Syrian forces attack free areas of Lebanon, removing General Michel Aoun from the presidential palace.
- Ameritech Mobile Communications launches the first US cellular network in Chicago.
- The first electron micrograph of an Ebola virus is taken at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by Dr. F. A. Murphy.
- Aeroflot Flight 217 crashes outside Moscow, killing 174.
- Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashes in the Andes mountains. 28 survive the crash. All but 16 succumb before rescue on December 23
- The Pacific Northwest experiences a cyclone the equal of a Cat 3 hurricane, with winds above 150 mph. 46 people die.
- France adopts the constitution of the Fourth Republic.
- World War II: The Soviet Riga Offensive captures the city.
- World War II: The new government of Italy sides with the Allies and declares war on Germany.
- Ankara becomes the capital of Turkey.
- Soviet republics sign the Treaty of Kars to formalize the borders between Turkey and the South Caucasus states.
- The "Miracle of the Sun" is witnessed by an estimated 70,000 people in the Cova da Iria in Portugal.
- First World War: The Battle of the Hohenzollern Redoubt marks the end of the Battle of Loos.
- Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, becomes the first Governor General of Canada of royal descent.
- Margaret Travers Symons bursts into the UK parliament and became the first woman to speak there.
- The Boston Red Sox win the first modern World Series, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the eighth game.
- Edward Emerson Barnard discovers first comet discovered by photographic means.
- The Georgia Institute of Technology is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.
- The International Meridian Conference establishes the meridian of the Greenwich Observatory as the prime meridian.
- First known conversation in modern Hebrew by Eliezer Ben-Yehuda and friends.
- In New York City, B'nai B'rith, the oldest Jewish service organization in the world, is founded.
- The Declaration of Independence of the Mexican Empire is publicly proclaimed.
- War of 1812: Sir Isaac Brock's British and native forces repel an invasion of Canada by General Rensselaer's United States forces.
- French Revolutionary Wars: Austro-Prussian victory over Republican France at the First Battle of Wissembourg
- In Washington, D.C., the cornerstone of the United States Executive Mansion (known as the White House since 1818) is laid.
- The Continental Congress establishes the Continental Navy (predecessor of the United States Navy).
- Port Royal, the capital of French Acadia, falls in a siege by British forces.
- A Swedish-Dutch fleet defeats the Danish fleet at Fehmarn and captures about 1,000 prisoners.
- Rinchinbal Khan becomes the Khagan of the Mongols and Emperor of the Yuan dynasty, reigning for only 53 days.
- Hundreds of Knights Templar in France are arrested at dawn by King Phillip the Fair, and later confess under torture to heresy.
- The present church building at Westminster Abbey is consecrated.
- Vandals and Alans cross the Pyrenees and appear in Hispania.
- AD 54
- Roman emperor Claudius dies from poisoning under mysterious circumstances.
Births On This Day
- Caleb McLaughlin, American actor
- Jimin_(singer,_born_1995), South Korean singer for BTS
- Ryan Matterson, Australian rugby league player
- Emma Flood, Norwegian tennis player
- Andrej Rendla, Slovak footballer
- Adrián Sardinero, Spanish footballer
- Breno Borges, Brazilian footballer
- Luke Kelly, Australian rugby league player
- Clive Rose, Australian cricketer
- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, member of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress
- Scott Jamieson, Australian footballer
- Enrique Pérez, Mexican footballer
- Adrian Poparadu, Romanian footballer
- Nikita Satalkin, Russian footballer
- Tochinoshin Tsuyoshi, Georgian sumo wrestler
- Gabriel Agbonlahor, English footballer
- Sergio Pérez Moya, Mexican footballer
- Antonio Pavanello, Italian rugby player
- Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer
- Ryan Ashford, English footballer
- Taylor Buchholz, American baseball player
- Ashanti, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
- David Haye, English boxer
- Magne Hoseth, Norwegian footballer
- Scott Parker, English footballer
- Wes Brown, English footballer
- Mamadou Niang, Senegalese footballer
- Jermaine O'Neal, American basketball player
- Gareth Batty, English cricketer
- Benjamin Clapp, American drummer
- Antonio Di Natale, Italian footballer
- Justin Peroff, Canadian drummer and actor
- Paul Pierce, American basketball player
- Brian Dawkins, American football player and coach
- Peter Dumbreck, Scottish race car driver
- Matt Hughes, American wrestler and mixed martial artist
- Summer Sanders, American swimmer and sportscaster
- Sacha Baron Cohen, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter
- Billy Bush, American television journalist and radio host
- Pyrros Dimas, Albanian-Greek weightlifter and politician
- Serena Altschul, American journalist
- Rob Howley, Welsh rugby player and coach
- Paul Potts, English tenor
- Nancy Kerrigan, American figure skater and actress
- Cady McClain, American actress and singer
- Tisha Campbell-Martin, American actress and singer
- Scott Cooper, American baseball player
- Trevor Hoffman, American baseball player and manager
- Javier Sotomayor, Cuban high jumper
- Steve Vickers, English footballer
- Kate Walsh, American actress and producer
- Larry Collmus, American sportscaster
- John Regis, English sprinter
- Baja Mali Knindža, Serbian singer
- Johan Museeuw, Belgian cyclist
- Fanie de Villiers, South African cricketer
- Nie Haisheng, Chinese general, pilot, and astronaut
- Christopher Judge, American actor and producer
- Marco Travaglio, Italian journalist and author
- Colin Channer, Jamaican-American author and academic
- Chip Foose, American engineer and television host
- T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh, American actress and author
- Kelly Preston, American actress
- Jerry Rice, American football player and sportscaster
- Rachel De Thame, English gardener and television presenter
- Doc Rivers, American basketball player and coach
- Joey Belladonna, American singer-songwriter
- Tim Brewster, American football player and coach
- Ari Fleischer, American journalist and politician, 24th White House Press Secretary
- Eric Joyce, Scottish soldier and politician
- Peter Keisler, American lawyer and politician, United States Attorney General
- Marie Osmond, American singer, actress, and television spokesperson
- Maria Cantwell, American lawyer and politician
- Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells, American bassist and composer
- Reggie Theus, American basketball player and coach
- Chris Carter, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- Don Paige, American runner
- Joseph Toal, Scottish bishop
- Sinan Sakić, Serbian singer (d. 2018)
- John Ferenzik, American keyboard player, guitarist, and composer
- George Frazier, American baseball player and sportscaster
- Claude Ribbe, French historian and academic
- John Simpson, English lexicographer and scholar
- Mundo Earwood, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)
- Stephen Bayley, Welsh journalist, author, and critic
- Mollie Katzen, American chef and author
- Annegret Richter, German sprinter
- Simon Nicol, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- Tom Mees, American sportscaster (d. 1996)
- Patrick Nève, Belgian race car driver (d. 2017)
- Joe Dolce, American-Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Sammy Hagar, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- Levon Ananyan, Armenian journalist and author (d. 2013)
- Edwina Currie, English politician
- Lacy J. Dalton, American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Dési Bouterse, Surinamese general and politician, 9th President of Suriname
- Robert Lamm, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer
- Peter Sauber, Swiss businessman, founded the Sauber F1 Team
- Rutanya Alda, Latvian-American actress
- Bob Bailey, American baseball player and manager
- Jerry Jones, American businessman
- Walter McGowan, Scottish boxer
- Neil Aspinall, Welsh-English record producer and manager (d. 2008)
- Paul Simon, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- John Snow, English cricketer
- Chris Farlowe, English rock, blues, and soul singer
- Pharoah Sanders, American saxophonist and bandleader
- Larry Bowie, American football player (d. 2012)
- Melinda Dillon, American actress
- Shirley Caesar, American gospel singer-songwriter
- Hugo Young, English journalist and author (d. 2003)
- Chitti Babu, Indian veena player and composer (d. 1996)
- Etterlene DeBarge, American singer-songwriter
- Bruce Morrow, American radio host and actor
- Nana Mouskouri, Greek singer and politician
- Thomas Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill, English lawyer and judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (d. 2012)
- Raynald Fréchette, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 2007)
- Johnny Lytle, American vibraphone player and drummer (d. 1995)
- Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer and singer
- Raymond Kopa, French footballer (d. 2017)
- Eddie Mathews, American baseball player and manager (d. 2001)
- Bruce Geller, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1978)
- Richard Howard, American poet, critic, and translator
- Walasse Ting, Chinese-American painter and poet (d. 2010)
- Lee Konitz, American saxophonist and composer
- Turgut Özal, Turkish engineer and politician, 8th President of Turkey (d. 1993)
- Ray Brown, American bassist and cellist (d. 2002)
- Tommy Whittle, Scottish-English saxophonist (d. 2013)
- Killer Kowalski, American wrestler (d. 2008)
- Eddie Yost, American baseball player and coach (d. 2012)
- Lenny Bruce, American comedian and actor (d. 1966)
- Armand Mouyal, Algerian-French fencer and police officer (d. 1988)
- Margaret Thatcher, English chemist and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 2013)
- Gustav Winckler, Danish singer-songwriter (d. 1979)
- Terry Gibbs, American vibraphone player and bandleader
- Moturu Udayam, Indian activist and politician (d. 2002)
- Roberto Eduardo Viola, Argentinian general and politician, 44th President of Argentina (d. 1994)
- John C. Champion, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1994)
- Rosemary Anne Sisson, English author and playwright (d. 2017)
- Faas Wilkes, Dutch footballer (d. 2006)
- Nathaniel Clifton, American athlete (d. 1990)
- Yves Montand, Italian-French actor and singer (d. 1991)
- Laraine Day, American actress (d. 2007)
- Jackie Ronne, American explorer (d. 2009)
- Robert Walker, American actor (d. 1951)
- George Osmond, American talent manager (d. 2007)
- Terry Frost, English painter and academic (d. 2003)
- Igor Torkar, Slovenian poet and playwright (d. 2004)
- Cornel Wilde, Slovak-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1989)
- Ashok Kumar, Indian film actor (d. 2001)
- Millosh Gjergj Nikolla, Albanian poet and author (d. 1938)
- Herblock, American author and illustrator (d. 2001)
- Art Tatum, American jazz pianist (d. 1956)
- Yves Allégret, French director and screenwriter (d. 1987)
- Coloman Braun-Bogdan, Romanian footballer and manager (d. 1983)
- Wilfred Pickles, English actor and radio host (d. 1978)
- Arna Bontemps, American librarian, author, and poet (d. 1973)
- Karl Leichter, Estonian musicologist and academic (d. 1987)
- Gerald Marks, American composer (d. 1997)
- Piero Dusio, Italian footballer, businessman and race car driver (d. 1975)
- Mike Gazella, American baseball player and manager (d. 1978)
- Kurt Reidemeister, German mathematician connected to the Vienna Circle (d. 1971)
- Irene Rich, American actress (d. 1988)
- Conrad Richter, American journalist and novelist (d. 1968)
- Jozef Tiso, Slovak priest and politician, President of Slovakia (d. 1947)
- Sasha Chorny, Russian poet and author (d. 1932)
- Edward Hennig, American gymnast (d. 1960)
- Patrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian priest and author (d. 1952)
- Rube Waddell, American baseball player (d. 1914)
- József Klekl, Slovene-Hungarian priest and politician (d. 1948)
- Georgios Kafantaris, Greek politician and Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1946)
- Leon Leonwood Bean, American hunter, businessman, and author, founded L.L.Bean (d. 1967)
- Albert Jay Nock, American theorist, author, and critic (d. 1945)
- Mary Kingsley, English explorer and author (d. 1900)
- Lillie Langtry, English actress and singer (d. 1929)
- Ernest Myers, English poet and author (d. 1921)
- Charles Frederick Worth, English fashion designer, founded House of Worth (d. 1895)
- Rudolf Virchow, German physician, biologist, and politician (d. 1902)
- John William Dawson, Canadian geologist and academic (d. 1899)
- Jacques Félix Emmanuel Hamelin, French admiral and explorer (d. 1839)
- James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier, English admiral and politician, 36th Commodore Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1833)
- Allan Ramsay, Scottish-English painter (d. 1784)
- Andrea Belli, Maltese architect and businessman (d. 1772)
- John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, English courtier and politician, Lord Privy Seal (d. 1743)
- Luisa de Guzmán, Spanish-Portuguese wife of John IV of Portugal (d. 1666)
- Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, Irish politician, Lord High Treasurer of Ireland (d. 1643)
- Francis Caracciolo, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1608)
- Claude of France (d. 1524)
- Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter and educator (d. 1515)
- Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, son and heir of Henry VI of England (d. 1471)
- Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English politician, Lord High Treasurer of England (d. 1415)
- Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile (d. 1214)
- Emperor Xiaowen of Northern Wei, emperor of Northern Wei (d. 499)
Deaths On This Day
- Annapurna Devi Indian surbahar (bass sitar) player of Hindustani classical music (b 1927)
- Albert Zafy, Malagasy politician (b. 1927)
- Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX), King of Thailand (b. 1927)
- Dario Fo, Italian playwright, actor, director, and composer Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)
- Jim Prentice, Canadian lawyer and politician, 16th Premier of Alberta (b. 1956)
- Rosalyn Baxandall, American historian, author, and academic (b. 1939)
- Bruce Hyde, American academic and actor (b. 1941)
- Michael J. H. Walsh, English general (b. 1927)
- John Bradfield, English biologist and businessman, founded Cambridge Science Park (b. 1925)
- Antonio Cafiero, Argentinian accountant and politician, Governor of Buenos Aires Province (b. 1922)
- Margaret Hillert, American author and poet (b. 1920)
- Mohammad Sarengat, Indonesian sprinter (b. 1939)
- Pontus Segerström, Swedish footballer (b. 1981)
- Martin Drewes, German soldier and pilot (b. 1918)
- Joe Meriweather, American basketball player and coach (b. 1953)
- Tommy Whittle, Scottish-English saxophonist (b. 1926)
- Takashi Yanase, Japanese poet and illustrator, created Anpanman (b. 1919)
- Stuart Bell, English lawyer and politician (b. 1938)
- Gary Collins, American actor (b. 1938)
- Tomonobu Imamichi, Japanese philosopher and academic (b. 1922)
- Barbara Kent, Canadian-born American actress (b. 1907)
- Vernon Biever, American photographer (b. 1923)
- Stephen Barnett, American scholar and academic (b. 1935)
- Alexei Cherepanov, Russian ice hockey player (b. 1989)
- Bob Denard, French soldier and academic (b. 1929)
- Wang Guangmei, Chinese philanthropist and politician, 2nd Spouse of the President of the People's Republic of China (b. 1921)
- Vivian Malone Jones, American activist (b. 1942)
- Enrique Fernando, Filipino lawyer and jurist, 13th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines (b. 1915)
- Bernice Rubens, Welsh author (b. 1928)
- Bertram Brockhouse, Canadian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
- Stephen Ambrose, American historian and author (b. 1936)
- Keene Curtis, American actor (b. 1923)
- Peter Doyle, Australian singer-songwriter (b. 1949)
- Jean Peters, American actress (b. 1926)
- Michael Hartnett, Irish poet (b. 1941)
- Dmitry Nikolayevich Filippov, Russian businessman and politician (b. 1944)
- Beryl Reid, English actress (b. 1919)
- Otmar Gutmann, Founder of The Pygos Group and creator of Pingu (b. 1937)
- James Marshall, American author and illustrator (b. 1942)
- Hans Namuth, German-American photographer (b. 1915)
- Lê Đức Thọ, Vietnamese general and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
- Walter Houser Brattain, American physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)
- Kishore Kumar, Indian singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and director (b. 1929)
- Nilgün Marmara, Turkish poet and author (b. 1958)
- Tage Danielsson, Swedish author, actor, and director (b. 1928)
- Rebecca Clarke, English viola player and composer (b. 1886)
- Antonio Berni, Argentinian painter, illustrator, and engraver (b. 1905)
- Otto Binder, American author (b. 1911)
- Anatoli Kozhemyakin, Soviet footballer (b. 1953)
- Ed Sullivan, American journalist and talk show host (b. 1901)
- Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı, Turkish ethnographer and author (b. 1886)
- Albert Mandler, Austrian-Israeli general (b. 1929)
- Bea Benaderet, American actress and voice artist (b. 1906)
- Clifton Webb, American actor and dancer (b. 1889)
- Prince Louis Rwagasore, Burundi politician, Prime Minister of Burundi (b. 1932)
- Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı, Turkish poet and author (b. 1910)
- Manuel Ávila Camacho, Mexican general and politician, 45th President of Mexico (b. 1897)
- Ernest Haycox, American soldier and author (b. 1899)
- Milton S. Hershey, American businessman, founded The Hershey Company (b. 1857)
- E. C. Segar, American cartoonist, created Popeye (b. 1894)
- Ernst Didring, Swedish author (b. 1868)
- T. Alexander Harrison, American painter and educator (b. 1853)
- Hans E. Kinck, Norwegian philologist and author (b. 1865)
- Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish author and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1857)
- Florence La Badie, American actress (b. 1888)
- Sister Nivedita, Irish-Indian social worker, author, and educator (b. 1867)
- Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, Spanish philosopher and academic (b. 1849)
- Henry Irving, English actor and manager (b. 1838)
- Pavlos Melas, French-Greek captain (b. 1870)
- Samuel Freeman Miller, American lawyer and jurist (b. 1816)
- Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher and author (b. 1816)
- Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French poet, author, and critic (b. 1804)
- Patrick Campbell, Scottish admiral (b. 1773)
- Maximilian I Joseph, king of Bavaria (b. 1756)
- Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor (b. 1757)
- Joachim Murat, French general (b. 1767)
- Isaac Brock, English general and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada (b. 1769)
- Robert Nugent, 1st Earl Nugent, Irish poet and politician (b. 1702)
- John Henley, English clergyman and author (b. 1692)
- Nicolas Malebranche, French priest and philosopher (b. 1638)
- Iyasu I, emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1654)
- Samuel von Pufendorf, German historian, economist, and jurist (b. 1632)
- Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer and lens maker (b. 1633)
- Christoffer Gabel, German-Danish accountant and politician (b. 1617)
- Theodore Beza, French theologian and scholar (b. 1519)
- Claudin de Sermisy, French composer (b. 1495)
- Hermann II, count of Croatia
- Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English politician, Lord High Treasurer of England (b. 1381)
- Peter II, king of Cyprus
- Nichiren, Japanese Buddhist priest (b. 1222)
- Razia Sultana, sultan of Delhi (b. 1205)
- Gualdim Pais, Portuguese crusader (b. 1118)
- Guy I, count of Ponthieu
- Robert I, count of Flanders (b. 1035)
- Jing Zong, emperor of the Liao Dynasty (b. 948)
- Simpert, bishop of Augsburg
- AD 54
- Claudius, Roman emperor (b. 10 BC)