On This Day in History: October 14
October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 78 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- Lottery first-timer's $551,575 winner nearly ended up in trash. An Ireland man who bought his first-ever lottery ticket said the $551,575 winner nearly ended up in the trash at his local store.
- 'You assume all the money noise stops when you finally have it'. What would you do if you suddenly came into a large amount of money?
- Judge rules NJ couple's lottery annuity payments can't be taxed retroactively. A New Jersey Tax Court judge has sided with a couple who won $46 million in the state lottery in 2000 and elected to have their winnings distributed in annual installments as a multiyear annuity payment, holding that the state did not have the right to retroactively tax their winnings after passing a new statute.
- Virginia man tossed winning $10 million lottery ticket on floor. If he'd known he just purchased a lottery ticket worth $10 million, this Virginia man would probably not have casually tossed it on the floor of his car.
- Texas authorities had previously investigated brother of lottery cheat. In Spring 2006, Texas law enforcement had initiated an investigation into Tommy Tipton, a Justice of the Peace in Texas, who was reported to have $500,000 in consecutively marked bills.
- Chinese lottery winner claims jackpot in bear costume. To pick up his giant check worth 520 million yuan (US$84.8 million) in lottery winnings, a Shanxi man disguised himself in a silly cartoon bear costume yesterday morning, providing perhaps the most delightful-looking press conference of the year.
- 'Miracle' lottery win to let man visit gravely ill nephew, 7. Illinois Lottery spokesman Mike Lang said he has seen a lot of prizes awarded in his 23 years with the lottery, but his meeting with Conrad Selle when he came to claim the prize Monday at the lottery office in Springfield was "one of the more touching and unique."
- Postal worker prevents man from losing thousands to lottery scams. An observant postal clerk helped a man who had rival con-artists scheming him for cash, and it's a story that could help you or someone you know from falling for a similar scheme.
- Pennsylvania brothers still battling over $1M lottery ticket. A $1 million winning lottery ticket still has two Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, brothers fighting each other in court.
- Stolen lottery ticket leads to six felony charges and a winner empty-handed. Two men and one woman from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, are being charged with theft after police said they got caught stealing and claiming a winning $10,000 lottery ticket.
- Georgia man finds $1M lottery ticket in his truck. A Clayton County, Georgia, man who won $1 million in August didn't realize he was rich until he found a forgotten Powerball ticket in his truck.
- D.C. Lottery makes its pitch for Internet gambling. This much is clear: D.C. residents, or at least the handful of Ward 5 residents who came out to the Lamond-Riggs Library last night, don’t have much of a problem with Internet gambling.
- Indiana Lottery chief resigns after lavish office revealed. Hoosier Lottery Director Kathryn Densborn stepped down Friday after coming under fire for moving the lottery to a posh new headquarters in Indianapolis.
- Woman accused of killing Florida lottery winner sued by victim's estate. The estate of slain Lakeland, Florida, lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare has filed another lawsuit against the woman accused of killing him.
- San Diego ranked luckiest town in U.S.. San Diego, which has been touted as having one of the best climates in the United States, is also the luckiest, according to a new ranking.
- America's multi-state lottery titans agree to ticket-selling partnership. The Mega Millions consortium and Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) have reached an agreement in principle to cross-sell Mega Millions and Powerball in all U.S. lottery jurisdictions.
- Scientific Games wrote parts of N.C. lottery law. A company that hopes to land the multimillion-dollar contract to run North Carolina's gambling operation used a link to House Speaker Jim Black to have the new lottery law written to its liking.
- Oklahoma lottery lines linger. Oklahoma University students and Norman residents continued to raid local convenience stores for lottery tickets Thursday; some even came home with extra cash.
- N.C. lottery now has official Internet site. The North Carolina lottery is now officially online, even though the first games aren't.
- Powerball Jackpot Reaches $15 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's drawing the jackpot will grow to an estimated $15 million, with a cash option of $6.8 million.
- Oklahoma lottery question spurs contributions. Supporters and opponents of a state question that would allow a statewide lottery in Oklahoma have both raised more than $200,000 in the past month.
- Mass. Lottery needs to replace 2.2M defective scratch tickets. More than two million Massachusetts lottery scratch tickets will have to be replaced because they have a "shelf life" problem. If they sit around too long, the latex in the scratching area deteriorates and may become unscratchable.
- Florida Man Claims $3 Million Lotto Prize. Philip C. Dalton, 61, of North Port, Florida, claimed his winnings Monday afternoon from the only winning ticket in Saturday night's Florida Lotto. He had purchased the ticket at the North Port Winn-Dixie, 14483 Tamiami Trail.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$667 Million
Oct 16, 2018
- 2.$378 Million
Oct 17, 2018
- 3.$305 Million
Oct 15, 2005
- 4.$200 Million
Oct 16, 2009
- 5.€142 Million
Oct 14, 2014
- 6.€157.35 Million
Oct 15, 2016
- 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.€95 Million
Oct 20, 2006
- 12.$117 Million
Oct 15, 2003
- 13.$105 Million
Oct 15, 2011
- 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.$84 Million
Oct 16, 2015
- 19.$77 Million
Oct 14, 2005
- 19.$77 Million
Oct 16, 2020
- 21.$72 Million
Oct 14, 2020
- 21.$72 Million
Oct 15, 2010
- 23.€54 Million
Oct 16, 2012
- 24.$70 Million
Oct 17, 2012
- 24.$70 Million
Oct 14, 2015
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Monday, Oct 14, 1996
24 years old
Sunday, Oct 14, 1990
30 years old
Thursday, Oct 14, 1982
38 years old
Thursday, Oct 14, 1976
44 years old
Thursday, Oct 14, 1976
44 years old
Saturday, Oct 14, 1972
48 years old
Thursday, Oct 14, 1971
49 years old
Monday, Oct 14, 1957
63 years old
Tuesday, Oct 14, 1947
73 years old
Friday, Oct 14, 1932
88 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day
- A massive truck bombing in Somalia kills 358 people and injures more than 400 others.
- A suicide bomb attack in Pakistan kills at least seven people and injures 13 others.
- A snowstorm and avalanche in the Nepalese Himalayas triggered by the remnants of Cyclone Hudhud kills 43 people.
- The Serbia vs. Albania UEFA qualifying match is canceled after 42 minutes due to several incidents on and off the pitch. Albania is eventually awarded a win.
- Felix Baumgartner successfully jumps to Earth from a balloon in the stratosphere.
- MK Airlines Flight 1602 crashes during takeoff from Halifax Stanfield International Airport, killing all seven people on board.
- Pinnacle Airlines Flight 3701 crashes in Jefferson City, Missouri. The two pilots (the aircraft's only occupants) are killed.
- The Steve Bartman Incident takes place at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.
- Eric Rudolph is charged with six bombings, including the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres receive the Nobel Peace Prize for their role in the establishment of the Oslo Accords and the framing of future Palestinian self government.
- Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
- U.S. President Ronald Reagan proclaims a War on Drugs.
- Vice President Hosni Mubarak is elected as the President of Egypt, one week after the assassination of Anwar Sadat.
- The first National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights draws approximately 100,000 people.
- An RAF Avro Vulcan bomber explodes and crashes over Żabbar, Malta after an aborted landing, killing five crew members and one person on the ground.
- In the Thammasat student uprising, over 100,000 people protest in Thailand against the military government. Seventy-seven are killed and 857 are injured by soldiers.
- The first live TV broadcast by American astronauts in orbit is performed by the Apollo 7 crew.
- The 6.5 Mw Meckering earthquake shakes the southwest portion of Western Australia with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), causing $2.2 million in damage and leaving 20-28 people injured.
- Jim Hines becomes the first man ever to break the so-called "ten-second barrier" in the 100-meter sprint with a time of 9.95 seconds.
- The city of Montreal begins the operation of its underground Montreal Metro rapid transit system.
- Martin Luther King Jr. receives the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence.
- The Soviet Presidium and the Communist Party Central Committee each vote to accept Nikita Khrushchev's "voluntary" request to retire from his offices.
- The Cuban Missile Crisis begins when an American reconnaissance aircraft takes photographs of Soviet ballistic missiles being installed in Cuba.
- The 23rd Canadian Parliament becomes the only one to be personally opened by the Queen of Canada.
- At least 81 people are killed in the most devastating flood in the history of the Spanish city of Valencia.
- Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, leader of India's Untouchable caste, converts to Buddhism along with 385,000 of his followers (see Neo-Buddhism).
- Korean War: The Battle of Triangle Hill is the biggest and bloodiest battle of 1952.
- The Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders in the United States convicts eleven defendants of conspiring to advocate the violent overthrow of the federal government.
- Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to exceed the speed of sound.
- World War II: Prisoners at Sobibor extermination camp covertly assassinate most of the on-duty SS officers and then stage a mass breakout.
- World War II: The American Eighth Air Force loses 60 of 291 B-17 Flying Fortress during the Second Raid on Schweinfurt.
- World War II: The Second Philippine Republic, a puppet state of Japan, is inaugurated with José P. Laurel as its president.
- World War II: The Balham underground station disaster kills sixty-six people during the London Blitz.
- World War II: The German submarine U-47 sinks the British battleship HMS Royal Oak within her harbour at Scapa Flow, Scotland.
- Germany withdraws from the League of Nations and World Disarmament Conference.
- Finland and Soviet Russia sign the Treaty of Tartu, exchanging some territories.
- World War I: Bulgaria joins the Central Powers.
- Senghenydd colliery disaster, the United Kingdom's worst coal mining accident, claims the lives of 439 miners.
- Former president Theodore Roosevelt is shot and mildly wounded by John Flammang Schrank. With the fresh wound in his chest, and the bullet still within it, Roosevelt delivers his scheduled speech.
- English aviator Claude Grahame-White lands his aircraft on Executive Avenue near the White House in Washington, D.C.
- The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, clinching the 1908 World Series; this would be their last until winning the 2016 World Series.
- The steam ship SS Mohegan sinks near the Lizard peninsula, Cornwall, killing 106.
- Louis Le Prince films the first motion picture, Roundhay Garden Scene.
- George Eastman receives a U.S. Government patent on his new paper-strip photographic film.
- American Civil War: Confederate troops under the command of A. P. Hill fail to drive the Union Army completely out of Virginia.
- Irish nationalist Daniel O'Connell is arrested by the British on charges of criminal conspiracy.
- The Republic of Ragusa is annexed by France.
- War of the Fourth Coalition: Napoleon decisively defeats Prussia at the Battle of Jena-Auerstedt.
- War of the Third Coalition: A French corps defeats an Austrian attempt to escape encirclement at Ulm.
- The first recorded ministry of education, the Commission of National Education, is formed in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
- Seven Years' War: Frederick the Great suffers a rare defeat at the Battle of Hochkirch.
- The General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony enacts the first punitive legislation against the Religious Society of Friends.
- Mary, Queen of Scots, goes on trial for conspiracy against Queen Elizabeth I of England.
- Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at the Battle of Old Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence.
- The Norman conquest of England begins with the Battle of Hastings.
Births On This Day
- Rowan Blanchard, American actress
- Joe Burgess, English rugby league player
- Jaelen Feeney, Australian rugby league player
- Jared Goff, American football player
- Ashton Agar, Australian cricketer
- Ahmed Musa, Nigerian footballer
- Jordan Clark, English cricketer
- Glenn Maxwell, Australian cricketer
- Tom Craddock, English footballer
- Alexandre Sarnes Negrão, Brazilian racing driver
- Alanna Nihell, Irish boxer
- Ivan Pernar, Croatian Member of Parliament
- LaRon Landry, American football player
- Alex Scott, English footballer
- Betty Heidler, German hammer thrower
- Ryan Hall, American runner
- Matt Roth, American football player
- Gautam Gambhir, Indian cricketer
- Paúl Ambrosi, Ecuadorian footballer
- Amjad Khan, Danish-English cricketer
- Scott Kooistra, American football player
- Niels Lodberg, Danish footballer
- Terrence McGee, American football player
- Ben Whishaw, English actor
- Stacy Keibler, American wrestler and actress
- Liina-Grete Lilender, Estonian figure skater and coach
- Justin Lee Brannan, American guitarist and songwriter
- Paul Hunter, English snooker player (d. 2006)
- Jana Macurová, Czech tennis player
- Steven Thompson, Scottish footballer
- Usher, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor
- Saeed Ajmal, Pakistani cricketer
- Barry Ditewig, Dutch footballer
- Kelly Schumacher, American-Canadian basketball and volleyball player
- Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sri Lankan cricketer
- Michael Duberry, English footballer
- Floyd Landis, American cyclist
- Carlos Spencer, New Zealand rugby player
- Jessica Drake, American porn actress and director
- Samuel José da Silva Vieira, Brazilian footballer
- Natalie Maines, American singer-songwriter
- Viktor Röthlin, Swiss runner
- Tümer Metin, Turkish footballer
- Thom Brooks, American-British political philosopher and legal scholar
- Lasha Zhvania, Georgian businessman and politician
- Erika deLone, American tennis player
- Julian O'Neill, Australian rugby league player
- Jorge Costa, Portuguese footballer and manager
- Robert Jaworski Jr., Filipino basketball player and politician
- Martin Barbarič, Czech footballer and coach (d. 2013)
- Jim Jackson, American basketball player and sportscaster
- Meelis Lindmaa, Estonian footballer
- Hiromi Nagasaku, Japanese actress and singer
- Pär Zetterberg, Swedish footballer
- Vasko Vassilev, Bulgarian violinist
- P. J. Brown, American basketball player
- Viktor Onopko, Russian footballer and manager
- David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999)
- Jay Ferguson, Canadian guitarist and songwriter
- Johnny Goudie, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
- Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer and journalist
- Dwayne Schintzius, American basketball player and coach (d. 2012)
- Pat Kelly, American baseball player, coach, and manager
- Sylvain Lefebvre, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- Werner Daehn, German actor
- Steve Coogan, English actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter
- Jüri Jaanson, Estonian rower and politician
- Constantine Koukias, Greek-Australian flute player and composer
- Karyn White, American singer-songwriter
- Joe Girardi, American baseball player and manager
- Lori Petty, American actress
- Jaan Ehlvest, Estonian chess player
- Trevor Goddard, English-American actor (d. 2003)
- Chris Thomas King, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
- Shahar Perkiss, Israeli tennis player
- Isaac Mizrahi, American fashion designer
- Steve Cram, English runner and coach
- Zbigniew Kruszyński, Polish footballer and coach
- A. J. Pero, American drummer (d. 2015)
- Thomas Dolby, English singer-songwriter and producer
- Michel Després, Canadian lawyer and politician
- Gen Nakatani, Japanese lawyer and politician, 13th Japanese Minister of Defense
- Ümit Besen, Turkish singer-songwriter
- Beth Daniel, American golfer and sportscaster
- Jennell Jaquays, American game designer
- Arleen Sorkin, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
- Iwona Blazwick, English curator and critic
- Mordechai Vanunu, Moroccan-Israeli technician and academic
- Kazumi Watanabe, Japanese guitarist and composer
- Harry Anderson, American actor and screenwriter (d. 2018)
- Nikolai Andrianov, Russian gymnast and coach (d. 2011)
- Rick Aviles, American comedian and actor (d. 1995)
- Aad van den Hoek, Dutch cyclist
- Joey Travolta, American actor, director, and producer
- Damian Lau, Hong Kong actor, director, and producer
- Katha Pollitt, American poet and author
- Dave Schultz, Canadian ice hockey player and referee
- Marcia Barrett, Jamaican-English singer
- Norman Ornstein, American political scientist and scholar
- Norman Harris, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 1987)
- Charlie Joiner, American football player
- Nikolai Volkoff, Croatian-American wrestler (d. 2018)
- François Bozizé, Gabonese general and politician, President of the Central African Republic
- Joey de Leon, Filipino comedian, actor and television host
- Justin Hayward, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Dan McCafferty, Scottish singer-songwriter
- Al Oliver, American baseball player
- Craig Venter, American biologist, geneticist, and academic
- Colin Hodgkinson, English bass player
- Daan Jippes, Dutch author and illustrator
- Lesley Joseph, English actress
- Udo Kier, German-American actor and director
- Mohammad Khatami, Iranian scholar and politician, 5th President of Iran
- Bob Hiller, English rugby player
- Evelio Javier, Filipino lawyer and politician (d. 1986)
- Péter Nádas, Hungarian author and playwright
- Suzzanna, Indonesian actress (d. 2008)
- Jerry Glanville, American football player and coach
- Eddie Keher, Irish sportsman
- Laurie Lawrence, Australian rugby player and coach
- Art Shamsky, American baseball player and manager
- Roger Taylor, English tennis player
- Perrie Mans, South African snooker player
- Cliff Richard, Indian-English singer-songwriter and actor
- J. C. Snead, American golfer
- Christopher Timothy, Welsh actor, director, and screenwriter
- Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer, founded the Ralph Lauren Corporation
- Rocky Thompson, American golfer and politician
- Farah Pahlavi, Empress of Iran
- John Dean, American lawyer and author, 13th White House Counsel
- Elizabeth Esteve-Coll, English curator and academic
- Ron Lancaster, American-Canadian football player and coach (d. 2008)
- Shula Marks, South African historian and academic
- Melba Montgomery, American country music singer
- Hans Kraay Sr., Dutch footballer and manager (d. 2017)
- Jürg Schubiger, Swiss psychotherapist and author (d. 2014)
- Enrico Di Giuseppe, American tenor and actor (d. 2005)
- Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist and academic (d. 2005)
- Robert Parker, American singer and saxophonist (d. 2020)
- Mobutu Sese Seko, Congolese soldier and politician, President of Zaire (d. 1997)
- Alan Williams, Welsh journalist and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (d. 2014)
- Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer and wrestler (d. 2007)
- Joyce Bryant, American actress and singer
- Frank E. Resnik, American chemist and businessman (d. 1995)
- Roger Moore, English actor and producer (d. 2017)
- Willy Alberti, Dutch singer and actor (d. 1985)
- Joel Barnett, English accountant and politician, Chief Secretary to the Treasury (d. 2014)
- José Arraño Acevedo, Chilean journalist and historian (d. 2009)
- Marcel Chaput, Canadian biochemist, journalist, and politician (d. 1991)
- Thelma Coyne Long, Australian tennis player and captain (d. 2015)
- Doug Ring, Australian cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2003)
- C. Everett Koop, American admiral and surgeon, 13th United States Surgeon General (d. 2013)
- Loris Francesco Capovilla, Italian cardinal (d. 2016)
- Harry Brecheen, American baseball player and coach (d. 2004)
- Raymond Davis Jr., American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2006)
- Alexis Rannit, Estonian poet and critic (d. 1985)
- Lê Đức Thọ, Vietnamese general and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1990)
- John Wooden, American basketball player and coach (d. 2010)
- Mochitsura Hashimoto, Japanese commander (d. 2000)
- Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1996)
- Bernd Rosemeyer, German racing driver (d. 1938)
- Allan Jones, American actor and singer (d. 1992)
- Hassan al-Banna, Egyptian religious leader, founded the Muslim Brotherhood (d. 1949)
- Hannah Arendt, German-American philosopher and theorist (d. 1975)
- Christian Pineau, French politician, French Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1995)
- Mikhail Pervukhin, Soviet politician, First Deputy Premier of the Soviet Union (d. 1978)
- Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist and manager (d. 1963)
- W. Edwards Deming, American statistician, author, and academic (d. 1993)
- Thomas William Holmes, Canadian sergeant and pilot, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1950)
- Alicja Dorabialska, Polish chemist (d. 1975)
- E. E. Cummings, American poet and playwright (d. 1962)
- Victoria Drummond, British marine engineer (d. 1978)
- Lillian Gish, American actress (d. 1993)
- Sumner Welles, American politician and diplomat, 11th Under Secretary of State (d. 1961)
- Dwight D. Eisenhower, American general and politician, 34th President of the United States (d. 1969)
- Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand novelist, short story writer, and essayist (d. 1923)
- Yukio Sakurauchi, Japanese businessman and politician, 27th Japanese Minister of Finance (d. 1947)
- Éamon de Valera, American-Irish rebel and politician, 3rd President of Ireland (d. 1975)
- Charlie Parker, English cricketer, coach, and umpire (d. 1959)
- Reginald Doherty, English tennis player (d. 1910)
- Alexander von Zemlinsky, Austrian composer, conductor, and teacher (d. 1942)
- Joseph Duveen, 1st Baron Duveen, English art dealer (d. 1939)
- Masaoka Shiki, Japanese poet, author, and critic (d. 1902)
- Julia A. Ames, American journalist, editor, and reformer (d. 1891)
- John William Kendrick, American engineer and businessman (d. 1924)
- Byron Edmund Walker, Canadian banker and philanthropist (d. 1924)
- John See, English-Australian politician, 14th Premier of New South Wales (d. 1907)
- Joe Start, American baseball player and manager (d. 1927)
- Dmitry Pisarev, Russian author and critic (d. 1868)
- Adolphe Monticelli, French painter (d. 1886)
- Preston King, American lawyer and politician (d. 1865)
- Joseph Plateau, Belgian physicist and academic, created the Phenakistoscope (d. 1883)
- Friedrich Parrot, Baltic German naturalist (d. 1841)
- Ferdinand VII of Spain (d. 1833)
- François Sébastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (d. 1798)
- Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, Scottish-English admiral and politician (d. 1813)
- George Grenville, English lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1770)
- Robert Simson, Scottish mathematician and academic (d. 1768)
- William Penn, English businessman who founded Pennsylvania (d. 1718)
- Bahadur Shah I, Mughal emperor (d. 1712)
- Simon van der Stel, Dutch commander and politician, 1st Governor of the Dutch Cape Colony (d. 1712)
- James II of England (d. 1701)
- Sophia of Hanover (d. 1714)
- Ernest Günther, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (d. 1689)
- Giambattista Marino, Italian poet (d. 1625)
- Jodocus Hondius, Flemish engraver and cartographer (d. 1611)
- Philip IV, Count of Nassau-Weilburg (d. 1602)
- Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese daimyō (d. 1568)
- Konrad Peutinger, German humanist and antiquarian (d. 1547)
- Alesso Baldovinetti, Italian painter (d. 1499)
- Marie of Anjou (d. 1463)
- Przemysł II of Poland (d. 1296)
Deaths On This Day
- Harold Bloom, American literary critic (b.1930)
- Sulli, South Korean actress, singer, and model (b.1994)
- Helen Kelly, New Zealand trade union leader (b. 1964)
- Nurlan Balgimbayev, Kazakh politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Kazakhstan (b. 1947)
- Mathieu Kérékou, Beninese soldier and politician, President of Benin (b. 1933)
- Margaret Keyes, American historian and academic (b. 1918)
- Radhakrishna Hariram Tahiliani, Indian admiral (b. 1930)
- A. H. Halsey, English sociologist and academic (b. 1923)
- Leonard Liggio, American author and academic (b. 1933)
- Elizabeth Peña, American actress (b. 1959)
- Wally Bell, American baseball player and umpire (b. 1965)
- Max Cahner, German-Catalan historian and politician (b. 1936)
- Kōichi Iijima, Japanese author and poet (b. 1930)
- Bruno Metsu, French footballer and manager (b. 1954)
- Frank Moore, American painter and poet (b. 1946)
- Käty van der Mije-Nicolau, Romanian-Dutch chess player (b. 1940)
- John Clive, English actor and author (b. 1933)
- Max Fatchen, Australian journalist and author (b. 1920)
- James R. Grover Jr., American lawyer and politician (b. 1919)
- Larry Sloan, American publisher, co-founded Price Stern Sloan (b. 1922)
- Arlen Specter, American lieutenant and politician (b. 1930)
- Dody Weston Thompson, American photographer (b. 1923)
- Gart Westerhout, Dutch-American astronomer and academic (b. 1927)
- Reg Alcock, Canadian businessman and politician (b. 1948)
- Ashawna Hailey, American computer scientist and philanthropist (b. 1949)
- Simon MacCorkindale, English actor, director, and producer (b. 1952)
- Benoit Mandelbrot, Polish-American mathematician and economist (b. 1924)
- Martyn Sanderson, New Zealand actor and screenwriter (b. 1938)
- Collin Wilcox, American actress (b. 1935)
- Lou Albano, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
- Robert Furman, American engineer and intelligence officer (b. 1915)
- Kazys Petkevičius, Lithuanian basketball player and coach (b. 1926)
- Freddy Fender, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1937)
- Klaas Runia, Dutch theologian and journalist (b. 1926)
- Gerry Studds, American educator and politician (b. 1937)
- Patrick Dalzel-Job, English linguist, commander, and navigator (b. 1913)
- Norbert Schultze, German composer and conductor (b. 1911)
- Art Coulter, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1909)
- Tony Roper, American race car driver (b. 1964)
- Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian educator and politician, 1st President of Tanzania (b. 1922)
- Cleveland Amory, American author and activist (b. 1917)
- Frankie Yankovic, American accordion player (b. 1916)
- Harold Robbins, American author (b. 1915)
- Leonard Bernstein, American pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1918)
- Keenan Wynn, American actor (b. 1916)
- Takahiko Yamanouchi, Japanese physicist (b. 1902)
- Emil Gilels, Ukrainian-Russian pianist (b. 1916)
- Martin Ryle, English astronomer and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
- Willard Price, Canadian-American historian and author (b. 1887)
- Louis Rougier, French philosopher from the Vienna Circle (b. 1889)
- Bing Crosby, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1903)
- Edith Evans, English actress (b. 1888)
- Edmund A. Chester, American journalist and broadcaster (b. 1897)
- Ahmed Hamdi, Egyptian general and engineer (b. 1929)
- Haguroyama Masaji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 36th Yokozuna (b. 1914)
- August Sang, Estonian poet and translator (b. 1914)
- Marcel Aymé, French author and playwright (b. 1902)
- William Hogenson, American sprinter (b. 1884)
- Randall Jarrell, American poet and author (b. 1914)
- Paul Ramadier, French politician, 129th Prime Minister of France (b. 1888)
- Harriet Shaw Weaver, English journalist and activist (b. 1876)
- Abram Ioffe, Russian physicist and academic (b. 1880)
- Jack Davey, New Zealand-Australian singer and radio host (b. 1907)
- Errol Flynn, Australian-American actor, singer, and producer (b. 1909)
- Douglas Mawson, Australian geologist, academic, and explorer (b. 1882)
- Émile Sarrade, French rugby player and tug of war competitor (b. 1877)
- Kyuichi Tokuda, Japanese lawyer and politician (b. 1894)
- Erwin Rommel, German field marshal (b. 1891)
- Sobibór uprising: Rudolf Beckmann, German SS officer (b. 1910)
- Sobibór uprising: Siegfried Graetschus, German sergeant (b. 1916)
- Sobibór uprising: Johann Niemann, German lieutenant (b. 1913)
- Noboru Yamaguchi, Japanese mob boss (b. 1902)
- Samuel van Houten, Dutch lawyer and politician, Dutch Minister of the Interior (b. 1837)
- Henri Berger, German composer and bandleader (b. 1844)
- Marcellus Emants, Dutch-Swiss author, poet, and playwright (b. 1848)
- John Marshall Harlan, American lawyer and politician (b. 1833)
- Jean-Louis Pons, French astronomer and educator (b. 1761)
- James Francis Edward Keith, Scottish-Prussian field marshal (b. 1696)
- Tewoflos, Ethiopian emperor (b. 1708)
- Thomas Kingo, Danish bishop and poet (b. 1634)
- Antonio Cesti, Italian organist and composer (b. 1623)
- Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (b. 1552)
- Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (b. 1557)
- Samuel Daniel, English poet and historian (b. 1562)
- Gervase Clifton, 1st Baron Clifton, English nobleman (b.c. 1570)
- Amago Yoshihisa, Japanese daimyō (b. 1540)
- Jacques Arcadelt, Dutch singer and composer (b. 1507)
- Thomas Chaloner, English poet and politician (b. 1521)
- Oswald Myconius, Swiss theologian and reformer (b. 1488)
- Garcilaso de la Vega, Spanish poet (b. 1503)
- Henry the Mild, duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
- Edward Bruce, High King of Ireland (b. 1275)
- Kujō Yoritsugu, Japanese shogun (b. 1239)
- Razia Sultana, Only female sultan of Delhi (b. c. 1205)
- Isabella, English noblewoman and wife of John of England (b. c. 1173)
- Geoffrey Fitz Peter, 1st Earl of Essex, English sheriff and Chief Justiciar
- Yusuf I, Almohad caliph (b. 1135)
- Nizam al-Mulk, Persian scholar and politician (b. 1018)
- Andronicus Ducas, Byzantine courtier (b. 1022)
- Harold Godwinson, English king (b. 1022)
- Leofwine Godwinson, English nobleman and brother of Harold II
- Gyrth Godwinson, English nobleman and brother of Harold II
- Al-Aziz Billah, Fatimid caliph (b. 955)
- Gerloc, Frankish noblewoman
- Pang Xun, Chinese rebel leader
- Shi Yuanzhong, Chinese governor
- Antipope Dioscorus