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On This Day in History:  October 2

October 2 is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 90 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2019
Record number of people win SC Lottery Pick 4 game. We now know that a lot of people in South Carolina have the same strategy for the Pick 4 lottery game — and it just won them a lot of money.
2017
Odd Brits furious that lottery jackpot is so high. British media is reporting that lottery players in the United Kingdom are 'disappointed' and 'furious' that lottery jackpots in the island nation have reached record levels.
2015
Oregon man claims $6.3 million Arizona Lottery jackpot. An Oregon man who purchased a lottery ticket in Arizona is now a multi-millionaire.
2015
Group of 12 co-workers claim $60M Lotto Max jackpot. A group of 12 colleagues from Markham, Ont., say they don't plan on retiring after picking up the $60 million jackpot at the Ontario Lottery headquarters Thursday.
2014
Supermarket chain accused of allowing lottery sales to minors. Northeastern University's Public Health Advocacy Institute is demanding that Star Market remove scratch lottery ticket vending machines from its Massachusetts stores after, PHAI claims, a 14-year-old was able to purchase tickets from two stores.
2013
$189 million Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Maryland. In the Tuesday night Mega Millions drawing only one ticket sold in Severn, Maryland, matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball to win the jackpot of $189 million.
2009
N.M. Lottery's Roadrunner Cash game changing this weekend. The New Mexico Lottery is changing the in-state Roadrunner Cash game to create a larger starting prize and jackpots that grow larger, faster.
2009
Frequent lottery wins by retailers investigated. In this 2-part video report, MSNBC revealed the findings of their investigation, in which the most frequent lottery winners were almost always retailers.
2003
Army sergeant wins $150 million Mega Millions jackpot. A U.S. Army sergeant on leave from South Korea claimed the $150 million jackpot on Wednesday in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery.
2003
Powerball Soars to $79 Million. There were no Powerball jackpot winners Wednesday but 394,341 players across the nation won a total of more than $2.8 million in prizes in America's Game. The Saturday Powerball jackpot is now $79 million, with a cash option of $42.3 million.
2003
Blue Springs man wins $2.5 million in Missouri Lotto game. A suburban Kansas City man won $2.5 million in last Saturday's Missouri Lotto game.
2003
Sanford asks S.C. Education Lottery to make small cuts. South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says he doesn't approve of a state lottery but since it's here, it should be as efficient as possible.
2003
Free lotto ticket promotion taken lightly. Some in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Lincoln communities are concerned that a lotto promotion at a UNL restaurant sent the wrong message to students about gambling.
2003
$10M jackpot winner's luck runs out. A multimillion-dollar lottery jackpot winner had a reversal of fortune yesterday when he was sent to jail for his part in a high-speed police chase.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$367 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 2, 2018
2.$229 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 3, 2018
3.€190 Million
US$223.16 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 3, 2017
4.€190 Million
US$208.56 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 4, 2019
5.$193 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 3, 2009
6.€162 Million
US$187.06 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 2, 2018
7.$180 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 5, 2005
8.€129 Million
US$179.59 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 8, 2010
9.€150.7 Million
US$168.62 Million
Draw Date
Oct 4, 2016
10.€141 Million
US$157.76 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 4, 2016
11.$151 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 2, 2004
12.€100 Million
US$132.5 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 4, 2011
13.€100 Million
US$125.58 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 3, 2014
14.$120 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 3, 2014
15.$105 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Oct 2, 2009
16.€90 Million
US$100.49 Million
Multi-Country
EuroJackpot
Draw Date
Oct 7, 2016
17.$94 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 4, 2017
18.€68 Million
US$86.38 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Oct 6, 2006
19.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 5, 2016
20.$79 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 4, 2003
21.$70 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 2, 2013
22.$63 Million
Draw Date
Oct 3, 2009
23.$60 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 4, 2014
23.$60 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 2, 2019
25.$58 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Oct 5, 2011

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1984
Tuesday, Oct 2, 1984
35 years old
1971
Saturday, Oct 2, 1971
48 years old
1967
Monday, Oct 2, 1967
52 years old
1966
Sunday, Oct 2, 1966
53 years old
1961
Monday, Oct 2, 1961
58 years old
1954
Saturday, Oct 2, 1954
65 years old
1951
Tuesday, Oct 2, 1951
68 years old
1951
Tuesday, Oct 2, 1951
68 years old
1949
Sunday, Oct 2, 1949
70 years old
1948
Saturday, Oct 2, 1948
71 years old
1946
Wednesday, Oct 2, 1946
73 years old
1944
Monday, Oct 2, 1944
75 years old
1943
Saturday, Oct 2, 1943
76 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2018
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
2016
Ethiopian protests break out during a festival in the Oromia region, killing dozens of people.
2007
President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea goes to North Korea for an Inter-Korean summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il.
2006
Five Amish girls are murdered in a shooting at a school in Pennsylvania.
2002
The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks.
2000
The Rijndael algorithm is chosen by NIST as the AES standard.
1996
improper maintenance procedures cause Aeroperú Flight 603 to crash into the ocean near Peru.
1996
The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.
1992
Military police storm the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil during a prison riot. The resulting massacre leaves 111 prisoners dead.
1990
Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 is hijacked and lands at Guangzhou, where it crashes into two other airliners on the ground, killing 128.
1980
Michael Myers becomes the first member of either chamber of Congress to be expelled since the Civil War.
1970
An aircraft carrying the Wichita State University football team, administrators, and supporters crashes in Colorado, killing 31 people.
1968
Mexican President Ordaz orders soldiers to suppress a demonstration of students, ten days before the Olympic games will start.
1967
Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first African-American justice of the United States Supreme Court.
1959
Rod Serling’s anthology series The Twilight Zone premieres on CBS. The first episode is “Where Is Everybody?”
1958
Guinea declares its independence from France.
1955
ENIAC, one of the earliest electronic general-purpose computers, is shut down.
1944
World War II: German troops end the Warsaw Uprising.
1942
World War II: Ocean Liner RMS Queen Mary accidentally rams and sinks HMS Curacoa, killing 337 crewmen aboard Curacoa.
1941
World War II: In Operation Typhoon, the Wehrmacht attempts to capture Moscow before the onset of winter.
1937
Rafael Trujillo orders the execution of Haitians living in the northwestern region of the Dominican Republic.
1928
The "Prelature of the Holy Cross and the Work of God", commonly known as Opus Dei, is founded.
1925
John Logie Baird performs the first test of a working television system.
1919
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson suffers a massive stroke, leaving him incapacitated for several weeks.
1870
A plebiscite held in Rome, supports annexation of city of Rome by the Kingdom of Italy.
1864
American Civil War: Confederates defeat a Union attack on Saltville, Virginia. A "massacre" of wounded Union prisoners ensues.
1835
Texas Revolution: Mexican troops attempt to disarm the people of Gonzales, but encounter stiff resistance from a hastily assembled militia.
1814
Chilean War of Independence: Royalist troops defeat Chilean forces of Bernardo O'Higgins and José Miguel Carrera.
1789
The United States Bill of Rights is sent to the various States for ratification.
1780
American Revolutionary War: John André, a British Army officer, is hanged as a spy by the Continental Army.
1552
Russo-Kazan Wars: Russian troops enter Kazan.
1535
Jacques Cartier discovers the present site of Montreal.
1528
William Tyndale publishes The Obedience of a Christian Man, which advocates the divine right of kings.
1470
Wars of the Roses: King Edward IV of England escapes to Flanders, only to return the following March to reclaim his throne.
1263
The Battle of Largs is fought between Norwegians and Scots.
1187
Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule.
939
King Otto I crushes a rebellion against his rule by a coalition of Frankish dukes.
829
Theophilos becomes Byzantine Emperor.

Births On This Day

2002
Jacob Sartorius, American singer
1997
Hana Sugisaki, Japanese actress
1996
Tom Trbojevic, Australian rugby league player
1995
Te Maire Martin, New Zealand rugby league player
1995
Tepai Moeroa, Cook Islands rugby league player
1994
Joana Eidukonytė, Lithuanian tennis player
1993
Michy Batshuayi, Belgian footballer
1993
Aaro Vainio, Finnish race car driver
1992
Sirje Roops, Estonian footballer
1991
Roberto Firmino, Brazilian footballer
1990
Dean Bouzanis, Australian footballer
1989
Aaron Hicks, American baseball player
1989
George Nash, English rower
1988
Brittany Howard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1987
Bojana Bobusic, Australian tennis player
1987
Joe Ingles, Australian basketball player
1987
Phil Kessel, American ice hockey player
1987
Joel Reinders, American football player
1987
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., American race car driver
1986
Camilla Belle, American actress
1985
Çağlar Birinci, Turkish footballer
1985
Buster Davis, American football player
1985
Brandon Jackson, American football player
1984
Marion Bartoli, French tennis player
1982
Tyson Chandler, American basketball player
1982
Esra Gümüş, Turkish volleyball player
1982
George Pettit, Canadian singer-songwriter and bass player
1982
Gary Wilkinson, American basketball player
1981
Ridzuan Fatah Hasan, Singaporean footballer
1981
Santi Kolk, Dutch footballer
1981
Luke Wilkshire, Australian footballer
1980
Shane Andrus, American football player
1979
Primož Brezec, Slovenian basketball player
1979
Francisco Fonseca, Mexican footballer
1979
Maja Ivarsson, Swedish singer-songwriter
1979
Ashutosh Kaushik, Indian actor
1978
Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanese singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
1978
Matthew Hancock, English economist and politician, Minister for the Cabinet Office
1977
Didier Défago, Swiss skier
1976
Mark Chilton, English cricketer
1976
John Thornton, American football player
1975
Baiba Broka, Latvian politician
1974
Adel Ferdosipour, Iranian journalist and sportscaster
1974
Bjarke Ingels, Danish architect
1974
Brian Knight, American baseball player and umpire
1974
Michelle Krusiec, Taiwanese-American actress and producer
1974
Matthew Nicholson, Australian cricketer
1974
Mark Porter, New Zealand race car driver (d. 2006)
1974
Sam Roberts, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1974
Paul Teutul Jr., American motorcycle designer, co-founded Orange County Choppers
1974
Kevin Van De Wege, American firefighter and politician
1973
Melissa Harris-Perry, American journalist, author, and educator
1973
Lene Nystrøm, Norwegian singer-songwriter
1973
Proof, American rapper and actor (d. 2006)
1973
Scott Schoeneweis, American baseball player
1973
Maria Wetterstrand, Swedish politician
1972
Aaron McKie, American basketball player and coach
1971
Tiffany Darwish, American singer-songwriter and actress
1971
Jim Root, American guitarist and songwriter
1970
Eddie Guardado, American baseball player and coach
1970
Patricia O'Callaghan, Canadian soprano and producer
1970
Kelly Ripa, American actress, producer, and talk show host
1970
Maribel Verdú, Spanish actress
1969
Badly Drawn Boy, English indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
1969
Mitch English, American talk show host, comedian, weatherman
1968
Victoria Derbyshire, English journalist and radio host
1968
Benjie Paras, Filipino basketball player and actor
1968
Jeff Martin, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1968
Jana Novotná, Czech tennis player and sportscaster (d. 2017)
1968
Glen Wesley, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach
1968
Kelly Willis, American country music singer-songwriter
1967
Frankie Fredericks, Namibian sprinter
1967
Gary L. Gregg, American political scientist, author, and academic
1967
Thomas Muster, Austrian tennis player
1967
Gillian Welch, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1965
Darren Cahill, Australian tennis player and coach
1965
Tom Moody, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
1964
Dirk Brinkmann, German field hockey player
1963
Keith Bradshaw, Australian cricketer and accountant
1962
James Hunter, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1962
Mark Rypien, Canadian-American football player
1961
Jaan Toomik, Estonian director and producer
1960
Glenn Anderson, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
1960
Django Bates, English pianist and composer
1960
Johan Lammerts, Dutch cyclist
1960
Joe Sacco, American journalist and cartoonist
1960
Tom Schweich, American lawyer and politician, 36th State Auditor of Missouri (d. 2015)
1960
Dereck Whittenburg, American basketball player and coach
1959
Luis Fernández, French footballer and manager
1958
Robbie Nevil, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1957
John Cook, American golfer
1957
Wade Dooley, English rugby player and police officer
1957
Dave Faulkner, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1957
Kate St John, English singer-songwriter and producer
1956
Peter Bruce, Scottish chemist and academic
1956
Freddie Jackson, American soul singer
1956
Viatcheslav Mukhanov, Russian-German cosmologist and physicist
1955
Philip Oakey, English singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
1955
Nancy Rothwell, English physiologist and academic
1954
Lorraine Bracco, American actress and producer
1953
Vanessa Bell Armstrong, American singer
1953
Muhammad Abdul Bari, Bangladeshi-English physicist and academic
1953
Jim Cannon, Scottish retired footballer
1952
Jan Švejnar, Czech-American economist and politician
1951
Sting, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and actor
1950
Mike Rutherford, English guitarist and songwriter
1949
Richard Hell, American singer-songwriter and bass player
1949
Annie Leibovitz, American photographer
1948
Trevor Brooking, English footballer and manager
1948
Avery Brooks, American actor and singer
1948
Donna Karan, American fashion designer, founded DKNY
1948
Siim Kallas, Estonian soldier and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Estonia
1948
Persis Khambatta, Indian model and actress, Femina Miss India 1965 (d. 1998)
1948
Chris LeDoux, American singer-songwriter and sculptor (d. 2005)
1947
Ward Churchill, American author and activist
1947
Paul Jackson, English director and producer
1946
Sonthi Boonyaratglin, Thai general and politician
1946
Peter Kellner, English journalist and author
1945
Martin Hellman, American cryptographer and academic
1945
Don McLean, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1944
Vernor Vinge, American computer scientist and author
1943
Anna Ford, English journalist and academic
1943
Franklin Rosemont, American poet, painter, and historian (d. 2009)
1943
Henri Szeps, Australian actor
1942
Steve Sabol, American director and producer, co-founded NFL Films (d. 2012)
1941
Diana Hendry, English poet and author
1941
Ron Meagher, American rock bass player (The Beau Brummels)
1939
Budhi Kunderan, Indian cricketer (d. 2006)
1938
Nick Gravenites, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1938
Waheed Murad, Pakistani actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1983)
1938
Rex Reed, American film critic
1937
Johnnie Cochran, American lawyer (d. 2005)
1936
Dick Barnett, American basketball player and educator
1936
Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Filipino lawyer and politician, 20th Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines
1936
Connie Dierking, American basketball player (d. 2013)
1935
Omar Sívori, Italian-Argentine footballer and manager (d. 2005)
1934
Richard Scott, Baron Scott of Foscote, South African-English lawyer and judge
1934
Earl Wilson, American baseball player and coach (d. 2005)
1933
John Gurdon, English biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1933
Phill Niblock, American composer and director
1933
Dave Somerville, Canadian singer (The Diamonds) (d. 2015)
1932
Maury Wills, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster
1930
Dave Barrett, Canadian social worker and politician, 26th Premier of British Columbia (d. 2018)
1929
Peter Bronfman, Canadian businessman (d. 1996)
1929
Moses Gunn, American actor (d. 1993)
1928
George McFarland, American actor (d. 1993)
1928
Wolfhart Pannenberg, Polish-German theologian and academic (d. 2014)
1926
Jan Morris, English-Welsh historian and author
1925
Wren Blair, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 2013)
1921
Edmund Crispin, English writer and composer (d. 1978)
1921
Albert Scott Crossfield, American pilot and engineer (d. 2006)
1921
Robert Runcie, English archbishop (d. 2000)
1919
John W. Duarte, English guitarist and composer (d. 2004)
1919
Jan Flinterman, Dutch race car driver and pilot (d. 1992)
1917
Christian de Duve, English-Belgian cytologist and biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)
1917
Charles Drake, American actor (d. 1994)
1915
Chuck Williams, American author and businessman, founded Williams-Sonoma (d. 2015)
1914
Jack Parsons, American chemist, occultist, and engineer (d. 1952)
1914
Bernarr Rainbow, English organist, conductor, and historian (d. 1998)
1912
Frank Malina, American engineer and painter (d. 1981)
1911
Jack Finney, American author and playwright (d. 1995)
1909
Alex Raymond, American cartoonist, creator of Flash Gordon (d. 1956)
1907
Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician, 52nd President of Bolivia (d. 2001)
1907
Alexander R. Todd, Scottish-English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)
1906
Thomas Hollway, Australian politician, 36th Premier of Victoria (d. 1971)
1906
August Komendant, Estonian-American engineer and academic (d. 1992)
1905
Franjo Šeper, Croatian cardinal (d. 1981)
1904
Graham Greene, English novelist, playwright, and critic (d. 1991)
1904
Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indian academic and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of India (d. 1966)
1902
John G. Crommelin, American admiral and politician (d. 1996)
1902
Leopold Figl, Austrian engineer and politician, 18th Chancellor of Austria (d. 1965)
1897
Bud Abbott, American comedian (d. 1974)
1895
Ruth Cheney Streeter, American colonel (d. 1990)
1893
Leroy Shield, American composer and conductor (d. 1962)
1890
Groucho Marx, American comedian and actor (d. 1977)
1883
Lesley Ashburner, American hurdler (d. 1950)
1883
Karl von Terzaghi, Czech-American geologist and engineer (d. 1963)
1882
Boris Shaposhnikov, Russian colonel (d. 1945)
1879
Wallace Stevens, American poet and educator (d. 1955)
1873
Stephen Warfield Gambrill, American lawyer and politician (d. 1924)
1873
Pelham Warner, English cricketer and manager (d. 1963)
1871
Cordell Hull, American captain, lawyer, and politician, 47th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
1871
Martha Brookes Hutcheson, American landscaper and author (d. 1959)
1869
Mahatma Gandhi, Indian freedom fighter, activist and philosopher (d. 1948)
1854
Patrick Geddes, Scottish biologist, sociologist, geographer, and philanthropist (d. 1932)
1852
William Ramsay, Scottish-English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1916)
1851
Ferdinand Foch, French field marshal and theorist (d. 1929)
1847
Paul von Hindenburg, Polish-German field marshal and politician, 2nd President of Germany (d. 1934)
1832
Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist and academic (d. 1917)
1828
Charles Floquet, French lawyer and politician, 55th Prime Minister of France (d. 1896)
1824
Henry C. Lord, American businessman (d. 1884)
1821
Alexander P. Stewart, American general (d. 1908)
1815
James Agnew, Northern Irish-Australian politician, 16th Premier of Tasmania (d. 1901)
1800
Nat Turner, American slave and uprising leader (d. 1831)
1798
Charles Albert, King of Sardinia (1831-49) (d. 1849)
1768
William Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, English general and politician (d. 1854)
1760
Empress Xiaoshurui of the Qing dynasty (d. 1797)
1727
Ignaz Schiffermüller, Austrian entomologist and academic (d. 1806)
1718
Elizabeth Montagu, English author and critic (d. 1800)
1704
František Tůma, Czech organist and composer (d. 1774)
1644
François-Timoléon de Choisy, French historian and author (d. 1724)
1589
Muhammad Parviz, Mughal Empire emperor (d. 1626)
1538
Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal and saint (d. 1584)
1527
William Drury, English politician (d. 1579)
1470
Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan (d. 1524)
1470
Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, Daughter of Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon (d. 1498)
1452
Richard III of England (d. 1485)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Ron Casey, Australian radio host and sportscaster (b. 1930)
2017
Tom Petty, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1950)
2016
Neville Marriner, British conductor (b. 1924)
2016
Gary Reed, American comic book writer (b. 1956)
2015
Eric Arturo Delvalle, Panamanian lawyer and politician, President of Panama (b. 1937)
2015
Brian Friel, Irish author, playwright, and director (b. 1929)
2015
Rodolfo Frigeri, Argentinian economist and politician, Argentinian Minister of Finance (b. 1942)
2015
Coleridge Goode, Jamaican-English bassist and composer (b. 1914)
2015
James Mutende, Ugandan veterinarian, economist, and politician (b. 1962)
2015
Johnny Paton, Scottish footballer, coach, and manager (b. 1923)
2014
Robert Flower, Australian footballer (b. 1955)
2014
Vaughn O. Lang, American general (b. 1927)
2014
Frederic Tamler Sommers, American philosopher and academic (b. 1923)
2013
Gottfried Fischer, German psychologist, therapist, and academic (b. 1944)
2013
Herman Hugg, American painter and sculptor (b. 1921)
2013
Jonathan Kaufer, American director and screenwriter (b. 1955)
2013
Abraham Nemeth, American mathematician and academic (b. 1918)
2013
Kaare Ørnung, Norwegian pianist and educator (b. 1931)
2012
Nguyễn Chí Thiện, Vietnamese-American poet and activist (b. 1939)
2012
Charles Roach, Trinidadian-Canadian lawyer and activist (b. 1933)
2012
J. Philippe Rushton, English-Canadian psychologist, theorist, academic (b. 1943)
2011
Peter L. Benson, American psychologist and academic (b. 1946)
2010
Kwa Geok Choo, Singaporean lawyer and scholar (b. 1920)
2007
Tex Coulter, American football player (b. 1924)
2007
Christopher Derrick, English author and critic (b. 1921)
2007
George Grizzard, American actor (b. 1928)
2007
Dan Keating, Irish Republican Army volunteer (b. 1902)
2007
Tawn Mastrey, American radio host and producer (b. 1954)
2006
Helen Chenoweth-Hage, American politician (b. 1938)
2006
Paul Halmos, Hungarian-American mathematician (b. 1916)
2005
Nipsey Russell, American comedian and actor (b. 1918)
2005
August Wilson, American author and playwright (b. 1945)
2003
John Thomas Dunlop, American scholar and politician, 14th United States Secretary of Labor (b. 1914)
2002
Heinz von Foerster, Austrian-American physicist and philosopher (b. 1911)
2001
Franz Biebl, German composer and academic (b. 1906)
2000
David Tonkin, Australian politician, 38th Premier of South Australia (b. 1929)
1999
Heinz G. Konsalik, German journalist and author (b. 1921)
1998
Gene Autry, American actor, singer, and guitarist (b. 1907)
1998
Olivier Gendebien, Belgian race car driver (b. 1924)
1996
Robert Bourassa, Canadian lawyer and politician, 22nd Premier of Quebec (b. 1933)
1996
Andrey Lukanov, Bulgarian lawyer and politician, 40th Prime Minister of Bulgaria (b. 1938)
1994
Harriet Nelson, American actress and singer (b. 1909)
1991
Hazen Argue, Canadian politician (b. 1921)
1991
Demetrios I of Constantinople (b. 1914)
1988
Alec Issigonis, Greek-English car designer, designed the Mini (b. 1906)
1988
Hamengkubuwono IX, Indonesian politician, 2nd Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1912)
1988
Roman Kenk, Slovenian zoologist (b. 1898)
1987
Madeleine Carroll, English actress (b. 1906)
1987
Peter Medawar, Brazilian-English biologist and zoologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
1985
Rock Hudson, American actor (b. 1925)
1981
Harry Golden, American journalist and author (b. 1902)
1981
Hazel Scott, Trinidadian-American activist, actress, and musician (b. 1920)
1975
K. Kamaraj, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1903)
1974
Vasily Shukshin, Russian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1929)
1973
Paul Hartman, American actor and dancer (b. 1904)
1973
Paavo Nurmi, Finnish runner (b. 1897)
1971
Jessie Arms Botke, American painter (b. 1883)
1968
Marcel Duchamp, French painter and sculptor (b. 1887)
1962
Boris Yakovlevich Bukreev, Russian mathematician and author (b. 1859)
1955
Humphrey Barclay, English priest (b. 1882)
1955
William Orthwein, American swimmer and water polo player (b. 1881)
1953
John Marin, American painter (b. 1870)
1947
P. D. Ouspensky, Russian-English mathematician and philosopher (b. 1878)
1943
John Evans, English-Australian politician, 21st Premier of Tasmania (b. 1855)
1938
Alexandru Averescu, Romanian field marshal and politician, 24th Prime Minister of Romania (b. 1859)
1938
André Lagache, French race car driver and engineer (b. 1885)
1927
Svante Arrhenius, Swedish physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1859)
1920
Max Bruch, German composer and conductor (b. 1838)
1853
François Arago, French mathematician, physicist, astronomer, and politician, 25th Prime Minister of France (b. 1786)
1850
Sarah Biffen, English painter (b. 1784)
1804
Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, French engineer (b. 1725)
1803
Samuel Adams, American philosopher and politician, 4th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1722)
1786
Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel, English admiral and politician (b. 1725)
1782
Charles Lee, English-born American general (b. 1732)
1780
John André, English soldier (b. 1750)
1775
Fukuda Chiyo-ni, Japanese nun and poet (b. 1703)
1764
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1720)
1746
Josiah Burchett, English admiral and politician (b. 1666)
1724
François-Timoléon de Choisy, French historian and author (b. 1644)
1709
Ivan Mazepa, Ukrainian diplomat (b. 1639)
1708
Anne Jules de Noailles, French general (b. 1650)
1685
David Teniers III, Flemish painter (b. 1638)
1678
Wu Sangui, Qing Chinese general (b. 1612)
1629
Antonio Cifra, Italian composer (b. 1584)
1629
Pierre de Bérulle, French cardinal and theologian (b. 1575)
1626
Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, 1st Count of Gondomar, Spanish academic and diplomat (b. 1567)
1588
Bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher and scientist (b. 1509)
1559
Jacquet of Mantua, French-Italian composer (b. 1483)
1348
Alice de Lacy, 4th Countess of Lincoln (b. 1281)
1264
Pope Urban IV
939
Eberhard III, duke of Franconia
939
Gilbert, Duke of Lorraine (b. 890)
829
Michael II, Byzantine emperor (b. 770)
534
Athalaric, Italian king (b. 516)