On This Day in History: September 22
September 22 is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 100 days remain until the end of the year.
Lottery News On This Day
- North Carolina father-to-be scores $1 million lottery prize. The timing for a $1 million prize from scratch-off lottery game couldn't be better for a North Carolina man who is expecting his first child in February.
- Illinois Lottery awards management contract to Camelot. Ending a years-long process of replacing its current management company, the Illinois Lottery today awarded its private management contract to Camelot Illinois, LLC — essentially the same company that operates the United Kingdom's lottery.
- Massachusetts woman arrested for alleged lottery scam. A Massachusetts woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trying to bilk an 82-year-old man from New Jersey out of more than $6,000 in a lottery scheme.
- Lottery ticket printer grants rare peek at operations. Pollard, one of three biggest instant lottery ticket printers in the world, celebrated with speeches — and a rare peek at its production facility.
- $111 million EuroMillions jackpot won in Ireland. The hunt is on for Ireland's latest lottery millionaire after one winner hit the jackpot in the multi-country Euro Millions lottery game.
- Western Canada Lottery glitch causes ticket errors. The Western Canadian Lottery Corporation (WCLC) is advising customers to recheck their tickets following a system problem.
- Illinois Lottery kicks off new 'Hit or Miss' game. After a string of game changes and new games that stretches back a year to when the My3 game was introduced, the Illinois Lottery revealed its latest new game: Hit or Miss.
- Record Maryland Lottery Multi-Match jackpot won. There was one big winner in Saturday night's Multi-Match drawing from the Maryland Lottery, ending the months-long jackpot-roll that grew to a record-breaking $4.8 million top prize.
- Massachusetts lottery causes may have historical precidence. Massachusetts Governor Patrick's proposed spending plans for lottery revenues harkens back to historical building projects funded by lotteries.
- Man finds $50,000 lottery ticket, returns it to owner. A deli owner in Newington found a winning lottery ticket in the trash and returned it to his customer.
- Trial in N.C. lottery fraud case begins. Federal prosecutors said Thursday that former N.C. lottery commissioner Kevin Geddings spent 60 telltale days last year working for a lottery company, holding a state lottery post and deceiving the public.
- Woman sentenced to life in prison for slaying of lottery winner. A 23-year-old woman has been convicted of helping kidnap her lottery-winning brother-in-law and then executing the man, who was also her lover, with a shot to the head.
- Another Gamble for Online Betting. Two recent arrests of online-gambling executives in the U.S. are drawing attention to a spirited but so far unsuccessful effort in Washington to clarify the legal status of Internet gambling and resolve the political and legal issues of regulating it.
- By hook or by crook: lawmakers relentless on taking away online rights. Congressional leaders are trying to forge a compromise that would allow them to push through legislation banning most forms of Internet gambling, aides said on Thursday.
- Mega Millions lottery winner to be revealed Friday. The winner of last week's $258 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot will be revealed tomorrow in an 11:30 am news conference.
- GTECH makes political donation days after gambling contract awarded. Six days after winning a state contract, the company Pennsylvania chose to run its computer system for slot machines gave $50,000 to a national nonprofit that raises money for Democratic governors -- including Gov. Ed Rendell, the group's finance chair.
- Powerball Jackpot Grows to $126 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing the jackpot grew to an estimated $126 million, with a cash option of $62.2 million.
- Mass. shop's lottery sales earn visit from State Treasurer. A few weeks ago, the staff of The News Shop in Winchester, Massacusetts, was personally thanked by State Treasurer Tim Cahill for helping to provide revenues for not just Winchester, but the 350 other cities and towns in the commonwealth as well.
- Michigan lottery profits at record levels, thanks to Club Keno. The 2-year-old Club Keno lottery game has bumped Michigan Lottery revenues over $2 billion mark for the first time in its 33 years.
- $75 Million: Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot on the Rise. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $75 million Wednesday.
- GTech Profits Up. GTech Holdings Corp., the world's largest lottery systems operator, on Tuesday said quarterly earnings rose on new contracts, acquisitions and strong sales of its products.
- Record Powerball lottery winner's house burglarized. Three men burglarized the home of Jack Whittaker, winner of the biggest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, as an acquaintance of Whittaker's lay dead inside, police said Tuesday.
- NJ Changes Cash 5 Game. The New Jersey State Lottery announced improvements to its Jersey Cash 5 game, starting with the September 15 drawing, that are designed to produce higher jackpots and more player excitement.
- Powerball Jackpot Grows to $50 Million. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's drawing the Powerball multi-state jackpot grew to an estimated $50 million, with a cash option of $26.5 million.
- Jacksonville ticket wins $11 million Florida Lotto. One ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $11 million, lottery officials said Saturday.
Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day
- 1.$303 Million
Sep 25, 2018
- 2.$235 Million
Sep 23, 2015
- 3.$228.5 Million
Sep 24, 2014
- 4.$227 Million
Sep 24, 2019
- 5.€190 Million
Sep 24, 2019
- 6.$203 Million
Sep 23, 2006
- 7.€130 Million
Sep 26, 2008
- 8.€130 Million
Sep 28, 2007
- 9.€153 Million
Sep 22, 2017
- 10.$178 Million
Sep 22, 2018
- 11.$176 Million
Sep 24, 2008
- 12.$174 Million
Sep 22, 2012
- 13.€138 Million
Sep 25, 2018
- 14.€144.08 Million
Sep 22, 2016
- 15.$160 Million
Sep 24, 2013
- 16.$129 Million
Sep 23, 2009
- 17.$126 Million
Sep 24, 2005
- 18.$104 Million
Sep 22, 2017
- 19.$102 Million
Sep 23, 2003
- 20.$95 Million
Sep 22, 2004
- 21.€65.04 Million
Sep 22, 2011
- 22.$86 Million
Sep 23, 2011
- 23.€76 Million
Sep 22, 2020
- 24.$83 Million
Sep 23, 2014
- 25.$75 Million
Sep 24, 2004
Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day
Monday, Sep 22, 1986
34 years old
Wednesday, Sep 22, 1976
44 years old
Wednesday, Sep 22, 1971
49 years old
Tuesday, Sep 22, 1970
50 years old
Tuesday, Sep 22, 1970
50 years old
Friday, Sep 22, 1967
53 years old
Thursday, Sep 22, 1966
54 years old
Wednesday, Sep 22, 1965
55 years old
Sunday, Sep 22, 1963
57 years old
Wednesday, Sep 22, 1954
66 years old
Tuesday, Sep 22, 1953
67 years old
Saturday, Sep 22, 1951
69 years old
(year not provided)
(year not provided)
Worldwide Events On This Day
- At least 75 people are killed in a suicide bombing at a Christian church in Peshawar, Pakistan.
- An E-3B AWACS crashes outside Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board are killed.
- The Nagerkovil school bombing is carried out by the Sri Lanka Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil schoolchildren.
- A barge strikes a railroad bridge near Mobile, Alabama, causing the deadliest train wreck in Amtrak history. Forty-seven passengers are killed.
- A Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia.
- The Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public for the first time.
- Iraq invades Iran.
- A bright flash, resembling the detonation of a nuclear weapon, is observed near the Prince Edward Islands. Its cause is never determined.
- Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is foiled by the Secret Service.
- The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, ends after the United Nations calls for a ceasefire.
- The Sudanese Republic is renamed Mali after the withdrawal of Senegal from the Mali Federation.
- In Haiti, François Duvalier is elected president.
- Gail Halvorsen officially starts parachuting candy to children as part of the Berlin Airlift.
- Israeli-Palestine conflict: The All-Palestine Government is established by the Arab League.
- The Holocaust in Ukraine: On the Jewish New Year Day, the German SS murders 6,000 Jews in Vinnytsia, Ukraine. Those are the survivors of the previous killings that took place a few days earlier in which about 24,000 Jews were executed.
- World War II: A joint German-Soviet military parade in Brest-Litovsk is held to celebrate the successful invasion of Poland.
- The Gresford disaster in Wales kills 266 miners and rescuers.
- The steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States.
- A German submarine sinks three British cruisers over a seventy-minute period, killing almost 1500 sailors.
- The Duke of York's Picture House opens in Brighton, now the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
- Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
- Lindal Railway Incident, providing inspiration for "The Lost Special" by A.C. Doyle and the TV serial Lost.
- Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to the Irish Home Rule movement.
- The Battle of Curupayty is Paraguay's only significant victory in the Paraguayan War.
- A preliminary version of the Emancipation Proclamation is released by Abraham Lincoln.
- The Russian warship Lefort capsizes and sinks during a storm in the Gulf of Finland, killing all 826 aboard.
- Joseph Smith claims to have found the golden plates after being directed by God through the Angel Moroni to the place where they were buried.
- Primidi Vendémiaire of year one of the French Republican Calendar as the French First Republic comes into being.
- The office of United States Postmaster General is established.
- Battle of Rymnik: Alexander Suvorov's Russian and allied army defeats superior Ottoman Empire forces.
- Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during the American Revolution.
- George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz are crowned King and Queen, respectively, of the Kingdom of Great Britain.
- The Tuscarora War begins in present-day North Carolina.
- The last hanging of those convicted of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials; others are all eventually released.
- The Battle of Zutphen is a Spanish victory over the English and Dutch.
- The Treaty of Basel concludes the Swabian War.
- The Samogitians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in the Battle of Saule.
- The warlord Zhu Quanzhong kills Emperor Zhaozong, the penultimate emperor of the Tang dynasty, after seizing control of the imperial government.
Births On This Day
- Im Nayeon, South Korean singer, member of Twice
- Carlos Correa, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
- Philip Hindes, English track cyclist
- Kenny Bromwich, New Zealand rugby league player
- Joe Wardle, English rugby league player
- Denard Robinson, American football player
- Jon Bass, American actor
- Kim Hyo-yeon, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (Girls Generation)
- Sabine Lisicki, German tennis player
- Nikita Andreyev, Russian footballer
- Derick Brassard, Canadian ice hockey player
- Stefan Denifl, Austrian cyclist
- Tom Felton, English actor
- Zdravko Kuzmanović, Serbian footballer
- Matteo Cavagna, Italian footballer
- Faris Haroun, Belgian footballer
- Jamie Mackie, Scottish footballer
- Tatiana Maslany, Canadian actress
- Ibragim Todashev, Russian-American mixed martial artist (d. 2013)
- Ross Jarman, English drummer and songwriter
- Thiago Silva, Brazilian footballer
- Kyla, British singer
- Glenn Loovens, Dutch professional footballer
- Petr Tatíček, Czech professional ice hockey
- Tommy Thelin, Swedish footballer
- Domenic Cassisi, Australian footballer
- Billie Piper, English actress and singer
- Maarten Stekelenburg, Dutch footballer
- Alexei Ramírez, Cuban baseball player
- Subaru Shibutani, Japanese singer-songwriter
- Ingrid Vetlesen, Norwegian soprano
- Francesco D'Isa, Italian painter and journalist
- Svenja Weidemann, German tennis player
- Emilie Autumn, American singer-songwriter, violinist, and poet
- Phil Waugh, Australian rugby player
- Harry Kewell, Australian footballer and coach
- David Berkeley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Mo Collins, American football player and coach (d. 2014)
- Ethan Moreau, Canadian ice hockey player and scout
- Kostas Kaiafas, Cypriot footballer and manager
- Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2014)
- Stéfan Louw, South African tenor and producer
- Bob Sapp, American wrestler
- Elizabeth Bear, American author and poet
- Toomas Krõm, Estonian footballer
- Luther Reigns, American actor and wrestler
- Gladys Berejiklian, Australian politician, 45th Premier of New South Wales
- Mike Matheny, American baseball player and manager
- Mystikal, American rapper and actor
- Hitro Okesene, New Zealand rugby player and coach
- Rupert Penry-Jones, English actor
- Emmanuel Petit, French footballer
- Nicole Bradtke, Australian tennis player and sportscaster
- Tuomas Kantelinen, Finnish composer and conductor
- Sue Perkins, English comedian, actress, and radio host
- Matt Sharp, American singer-songwriter and bass player
- Matt Besser, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- Super Delfin, Japanese wrestler
- Brian Keene, American novelist
- Ian Mortimer, English historian and novelist
- Rickard Rydell, Swedish race car driver
- Félix Savón, Cuban boxer
- Ruth Jones, Welsh actress, producer, and screenwriter
- Mike Richter, American ice hockey player
- Michael Shank, American racing team owner
- Dan Bucatinsky, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- Andrii Deshchytsia, Ukrainian politician and diplomat, Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Mark Guthrie, American baseball player
- Robert Satcher, American physician, engineer, and astronaut
- Juha Turunen, Finnish lawyer and politician
- Ken Vandermark, American saxophonist and composer
- Martin Crowe, New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2016)
- Vince Coleman, American baseball player
- Liam Fox, Scottish physician and politician, Secretary of State for Defence
- Bonnie Hunt, American actress, producer, and talk show host
- Diane Lemieux, Canadian lawyer and politician
- Catherine Oxenberg, American actress
- Michael Torke, American composer
- Scott Baio, American actor
- Tai Babilonia, American figure skater and talk show host
- Saul Perlmutter, American astrophysicist, astronomer, and academic, Nobel Prize Laureate
- Andrea Bocelli, Italian singer-songwriter and producer
- Beth Catlin, American Autistic savant
- Neil Cavuto, American journalist and author
- Joan Jett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actress
- Steve Carney, English footballer (d. 2013)
- Nick Cave, Australian singer-songwriter, author, and actor
- Johnette Napolitano, American singer-songwriter and bass player (Concrete Blonde)
- Giuseppe Saronni, Italian cyclist and manager
- Debby Boone, American singer, actress, and author
- Doug Wimbish, American singer-songwriter and bass player
- Ibrahim Shema, Nigerian lawyer, politician
- Jeffrey Leonard, American baseball player and coach
- Richard Fairbrass, English singer-songwriter, musician and producer (Right Said Fred)
- Ségolène Royal, French politician
- Bob Goodlatte, American lawyer and politician
- Sukhumbhand Paribatra, Thai political scientist and politician, 15th Governor of Bangkok
- Américo Rocca, Mexican wrestler
- David Coverdale, English singer-songwriter
- Mike Graham, American wrestler and promoter (d. 2012)
- Doug Somers, American wrestler (d. 2017)
- James Cartwright, American general
- Jim McGinty, Australian lawyer and politician, Attorney-General of Western Australia
- Denis Burke, Australian soldier and politician, 6th Chief Minister of the Northern Territory
- Mark Phillips, English equestrian, trainer, and journalist
- Jo Beverley, English-Canadian author (d. 2016)
- David Drewry, English glaciologist and geophysicist
- Norma McCorvey, American activist (d. 2017)
- Robert Morace, American author and academic
- King Sunny Adé, Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Larry Dierker, American baseball player and manager
- Brian Gibson, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
- Toni Basil, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
- Barry Cable, Australian footballer and coach
- Paul Hoffert, American keyboard player, composer, and academic
- Ole Anderson, American wrestler
- Candida Lycett Green, Anglo-Irish journalist and author (d. 2014)
- Rubén Salazar Gómez, Colombian cardinal
- David Stern, American lawyer and businessman (d. 2020)
- Jeremiah Wright, American pastor and theologian
- Anna Karina, Danish-French actress, director, and screenwriter (d. 2019)
- Bogdan Baltazar, Romanian economist and engineer (d. 2012)
- Deborah Lavin, South African-English historian and academic
- Gilbert E. Patterson, American bishop (d. 2007)
- Junko Tabei, Japanese mountaineer (d. 2016)
- Gene Mingo, American football player
- Don Rutherford, English rugby player (d. 2016)
- Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (d. 2000)
- Jack McGregor, American captain, lawyer, and politician
- Lute Olson, American basketball player and coach (d. 2020)
- T. Somasekaram, Sri Lankan geographer and politician, 37th Surveyor General of Sri Lanka (d. 2010)
- Leonardo Balada, Spanish-American composer and educator
- T. Cullen Davis, American businessman
- Carmelo Simeone, Italian-Argentinian footballer (d. 2014)
- Jesco von Puttkamer, German-American engineer (d. 2012)
- Algirdas Brazauskas, Lithuanian politician, 2nd President of Lithuania (d. 2010)
- Ingemar Johansson, Swedish boxer (d. 2009)
- Fay Weldon, English author and playwright
- George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, Scottish banker and politician, Secretary of State for Defence (d. 2003)
- Joni James, American singer
- T. S. Sinnathuray, Judge of the High Court of Singapore (d. 2016)
- Serge Garant, Canadian composer and conductor (d. 1986)
- Carlo Ubbiali, Italian motorcycle racer (d. 2020)
- Eric Broadley, English engineer and businessman, founded Lola Cars (d. 2017)
- James Lawson, American activist, author, and academic
- Eugene Roche, American actor (d. 2004)
- Johnny Valentine, American wrestler (d. 2001)
- Gordon Astall, English footballer and coach (d. 2020)
- Tommy Lasorda, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 2021)
- Bill Smith, American clarinet player and composer (d. 2020)
- Virginia Capers, American actress and singer (d. 2004)
- Leila Hadley, American author (d. 2009)
- Bernard Gauthier, French cyclist (d. 2018)
- Charles Keeping, English author and illustrator (d. 1988)
- Rosamunde Pilcher, English author (d. 2019)
- Charles Waterhouse, American painter, sculptor, and illustrator (d. 2013)
- J. William Middendorf, American soldier and politician, 14th United States Secretary of the Navy
- Ray Wetzel, American trumpet player and composer (d. 1951)
- Dannie Abse, Welsh physician, poet, and author (d. 2014)
- David Sive, American environmentalist and lawyer (d. 2014)
- Will Elder, Jewish-American illustrator (d. 2008)
- Eric Baker, English activist, co-founded Amnesty International (d. 1976)
- Anders Lassen, Danish-English soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1945)
- Bob Lemon, American baseball player and manager (d. 2000)
- William H. Riker, American political scientist and academic (d. 1993)
- Hans Scholl, German activist (d. 1943)
- Henryk Szeryng, Mexican violinist and educator (d. 1988)
- Grigory Frid, Russian pianist and composer (d. 2012)
- Lillian Chestney, American painter and illustrator (d. 2000)
- Herbert Mataré, German physicist and academic (d. 2011)
- Martha Scott, American actress (d. 2003)
- György Faludy, Hungarian poet and author (d. 2006)
- John Engstead, American photographer and journalist (d. 1983)
- Esphyr Slobodkina, Russian-American author and illustrator (d. 2002)
- Maurice Blanchot, French philosopher and author (d. 2003)
- Philip Fotheringham-Parker, English race car driver (d. 1981)
- Hermann Schlichting, German engineer and academic (d. 1982)
- Ilse Koch, German war criminal (d. 1967)
- Haakon Lie, Norwegian lawyer and politician (d. 2009)
- Eugen Sänger, Czech-Austrian engineer (d. 1964)
- John Houseman, Romanian-American actor and producer (d. 1988)
- Nadezhda Alliluyeva, second wife of Joseph Stalin (d. 1932)
- Charles Brenton Huggins, Canadian-American physician and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)
- Paul Hugh Emmett, American chemist and engineer (d. 1985)
- William Spratling, American-Mexican silversmith and educator (d. 1967)
- Elsie Allen, Native American Pomo basket weaver (d. 1990)
- Uri Zvi Greenberg, Ukrainian-Israeli poet and journalist (d. 1981)
- Henry Segrave, American-English race car driver (d. 1930)
- Paul Muni, Ukrainian-born American actor (d. 1967)
- Elisabeth Rethberg, German soprano (d. 1976)
- Billy West, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1975)
- Alma Thomas, American painter and educator (d. 1978)
- Hooks Dauss, American baseball player (d. 1963)
- Bhaurao Patil, Indian educator and activist (d. 1959)
- Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect and academic, designed the Stockholm Public Library (d. 1940)
- Ben Chifley, Australian engineer and politician, 16th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1951)
- Erich von Stroheim, Austrian-American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1957)
- Ferenc Oslay, Hungarian-Slovene historian and author (d. 1932)
- Frank George Woollard, English engineer (d. 1957)
- Wilhelm Keitel, German field marshal (d. 1946)
- Christabel Pankhurst, English activist, co-founded the Women's Social and Political Union (d. 1958)
- Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese politician and diplomat, 51st Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1967)
- André Tardieu, French journalist and politician, 67th Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)
- Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Lithuanian painter and composer (d. 1911)
- Charlotte Cooper, English-Scottish tennis player (d. 1966)
- Arthur Pryor, American trombonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 1942)
- Louise McKinney, Canadian educator and politician (d. 1931)
- Anastasios Charalambis, Greek lieutenant and politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1949)
- Andrejs Pumpurs, Latvian soldier and poet (d. 1902)
- Alexander Potebnja, Ukrainian linguist and philosopher (d. 1891)
- Stephen D. Lee, American general and academic (d. 1908)
- Tự Đức, Vietnamese emperor (d. 1883)
- Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian and academic (d. 1897)
- Bernardino António Gomes, Portuguese physician and naturalist (d. 1877)
- Michael Faraday, English physicist and chemist (d. 1867)
- Theodore Hook, English composer and educator (d. 1841)
- Paolo Ruffini, Italian mathematician and philosopher (d. 1822)
- Elizabeth Simcoe, English-Canadian painter and author (d. 1850)
- Quintin Craufurd, Scottish author (d. 1819)
- Peter Simon Pallas, German zoologist and botanist (d. 1811)
- Jean-Étienne Guettard, French mineralogist and botanist (d. 1786)
- Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1773)
- Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (d. 1747)
- Li Zicheng, Chinese emperor (d. 1645)
- Anne of Austria, Queen and regent of France (d. 1666)
- Matthäus Merian, Swiss-German engraver and cartographer (d. 1650)
- Tsar Vasili IV of Russia (d. 1612)
- Philipp Nicodemus Frischlin, German philologist, mathematician, astronomer, and poet (d. 1590)
- Anne of Cleves, Queen consort of England (d. 1557)
- Thomas le Despenser, 1st Earl of Gloucester (d. 1400)
- Ibn Khallikan, Iraqi scholar and judge (d. 1282)
- Richeza of Poland, Queen of Hungary (d. 1075)
Deaths On This Day
- Neil Brannon, American politician (b. 1940)
- Chas Hodges, English musician and singer (b. 1943)
- Edna Molewa, South African politician (b. 1957)
- Mike Labinjo, Canadian professional gridiron football player (b. 1980)
- Yogi Berra, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1925)
- Joe LeSage, American lawyer and politician (b. 1928)
- James David Santini, American lawyer and politician (b. 1937)
- Richard G. Scott, American engineer and religious leader (b. 1928)
- Phyllis Tickle, American author and academic (b. 1934)
- Fernando Cabrita, Portuguese footballer and manager (b. 1923)
- Sahana Pradhan, Nepalese politician, Nepalese Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1927)
- Erik van der Wurff, Dutch pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1945)
- Hans E. Wallman, Swedish director, producer, and composer (b. 1936)
- Gary Brandner, American author and screenwriter (b. 1930)
- Jane Connell, American actress and singer (b. 1925)
- David H. Hubel, Canadian-American neurophysiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)
- Álvaro Mutis, Colombian-Mexican author and poet (b. 1923)
- Hans Erich Slany, German industrial designer, founded TEAMS Design (b. 1926)
- Hector Abhayavardhana, Sri Lankan theorist and academic (b. 1919)
- Irving Adler, American mathematician, author, and academic (b. 1913)
- Juan H. Cintrón García, Puerto Rican businessman and politician, 126th Mayor of Ponce (b. 1919)
- Grigory Frid, Russian pianist and composer (b. 1915)
- Jan Hendrik van den Berg, Dutch psychiatrist and academic (b. 1914)
- Knut Steen, Norwegian sculptor (b. 1924)
- Eddie Fisher, American singer (b. 1928)
- Vyacheslav Tsaryov, Russian footballer (b. 1971)
- Edward Delaney, Irish sculptor (b. 1930)
- Thomas Dörflein, German zookeeper (b. 1963)
- Petrus Schaesberg, German painter, historian, and educator (b. 1967)
- ʻAlí-Muhammad Varqá, last Hand of the Cause of God in the Baháʼí Faith (b. 1911)
- Marcel Marceau, French mime and actor (b. 1923)
- Edward Albert, American actor (b. 1951)
- Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player and educator (b. 1950)
- Pete Schoening, American mountaineer (b. 1927)
- Ray Traylor Jr., American professional wrestler better-known as the Big Boss Man (b. 1963)
- Gordon Jump, American actor (b. 1932)
- Hugo Young, English journalist and author (b. 1938)
- Jan de Hartog, Dutch-American author and playwright (b. 1914)
- Isaac Stern, Polish-Ukrainian violinist and conductor (b. 1920)
- Saburō Sakai, Japanese lieutenant and pilot (b. 1916)
- George C. Scott, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1927)
- Ludmilla Chiriaeff, Latvian-Canadian ballerina, choreographer, and director (b. 1924)
- Dorothy Lamour, American actress and singer (b. 1914)
- Leonard Feather, English-American pianist, composer, producer, and journalist (b. 1914)
- Maurice Abravanel, Greek-American pianist and conductor (b. 1903)
- Aurelio López, Mexican baseball player (b. 1948)
- Ambrose Folorunsho Alli, Nigerian academic and politician (b. 1929)
- Irving Berlin, Russian-born American composer and songwriter (b. 1888)
- Rais Amrohvi, Pakistani psychoanalyst, scholar, and poet (b. 1914)
- Hákun Djurhuus, Faroese educator and politician, 4th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (b. 1908)
- Dan Rowan, American actor, comedian, and producer (b. 1922)
- Harry Warren, American composer and songwriter (b. 1893)
- Abul A'la Maududi, Pakistani theologian, Islamic scholar and jurist (b. 1903)
- Paul van Zeeland, Belgian lawyer, economist, and politician, 38th Prime Minister of Belgium (b. 1893)
- Adolfo López Mateos, Mexican politician, 48th President of Mexico (b. 1909)
- Marion Davies, American actress and comedian (b. 1897)
- Soemu Toyoda, Japanese admiral (b. 1885)
- Frederick Soddy, English chemist and economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
- Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, Finnish lawyer, judge, and politician, 1st President of Finland (b. 1865)
- Elliott Lewis, Australian politician, 19th Premier of Tasmania (b. 1858)
- Cecil Chubb, English barrister and one time owner of Stonehenge (b. 1876)
- Alajos Gáspár, Hungarian-Slovene author and poet (b. 1848)
- Alain-Fournier, French soldier and author (b. 1886)
- Solomon L. Spink, American lawyer and politician (b. 1831)
- Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss lawyer and politician (b. 1801)
- Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer and linguist (b. 1801)
- William Tierney Clark, English engineer, designed Hammersmith Bridge (b. 1783)
- Shaka Zulu, Zulu chieftain and monarch of the Zulu Kingdom (b. 1787)
- John Bartram, American botanist and explorer (b. 1699)
- Nathan Hale, American soldier (b. 1755)
- Pope Clement XIV (b. 1705)
- Abu l-Hasan Ali I, ruler of Tunisia (b. 1688)
- Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1622)
- Martha Corey, American woman accused of witchcraft (b. 1620)
- John Biddle, English minister and theologian (b. 1615)
- Alessandro Allori, Italian painter and educator (b. 1535)
- Gabriel Spenser, English actor (b. c.1578)
- Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex (b. 1541)
- Johannes Agricola, German theologian and academic (b. 1494)
- Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, Spanish explorer (b. 1510)
- Guru Nanak, Sikh religious leader, founded Sikhism (b. 1469)
- Louise of Savoy, French regent (b. 1476)
- Selim I, Ottoman sultan (b. 1465)
- Philibert I, Duke of Savoy (b. 1465)
- Peter II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1418)
- John VII Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1370)
- Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician, Earl Marshal of The United Kingdom (b. 1366)
- Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster, English politician, Lord High Steward (b. 1281)
- Dōgen, Japanese monk and philosopher (b. 1200)
- Uchtred, Lord of Galloway (b. c. 1120)
- Otto of Freising, German bishop and chronicler (b. c. 1114)
- Ouyang Xiu, Chinese historian, poet, and politician (b. 1007)
- Wichmann II, Frankish nobleman
- Zhao Zong, emperor of the Tang Dynasty (b. 867)
- Pope Felix IV
- He Jin, Chinese general and regent (b. 135)