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On This Day in History:  September 4

September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 118 days remain until the end of the year.

Lottery News On This Day

2020
$232 million Powerball lottery winner from South Dakota lists ranch for sale. A South Dakota rancher who won a $232 Powerball jackpot in 2009 is selling the sprawling near-50,000 acre property he purchased with his lottery winnings.
2019
Michigan lottery winners charged in string of robberies. A Michigan couple who won $500,000 on a state lottery scratch-off ticket in 2016 has been charged in a string of burglaries.
2018
UK National Lottery to increase Lotto game prizes. United Kingdom National Lottery operator Camelot has announced it will be increasing the prize amounts for its Lotto game.
2014
California man claims $180 million lottery jackpot. A manager at a roofing distributor in San Bernardino, California, won the seventh-largest lottery jackpot ever awarded in the state.
2012
Kentucky Lottery moving drawing show to the Internet. Starting September 16, the Kentucky Lottery's nightly drawing program will no longer be aired on broadcast TV stations, but instead, drawings will be streamed live and archived on the Lottery’s website.
2011
Ohio man sues for share of $99M lottery jackpot. An employee of a Geauga County cabinetry company has sued 22 of his co-workers for denying him a share of a $99 million lottery jackpot.
2009
Calif. man claims half of $333M Mega Millions lottery jackpot. A Southern California man has claimed one half of the $333 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot, and selected the cash option.
2004
Mega Millions jackpot increases to $31 million. The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $31 million Saturday.
2004
Ohio Mega Millions lottery winner claims prize. The owner of a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket claimed a multimillion-dollar prize Friday, ending two weeks of uncertainty.
2003
Lottery winnings in middle of dispute. Ruby Bosher became a millionaire five years ago when she and her husband won the Ohio lottery. Today, her winnings are in a trust, she is in a nursing home suffering from dementia and her children are in court battling over control of her estate.
2003
Florida Lottery Names GTECH For New Multi-Year Contract. GTECH Corporation has been selected by the Florida Lottery as the apparent successful bidder to supply a new online and instant-ticket lottery system, lottery terminals, and related telecommunications network.
2003
Texas couple claims $49 million prize. Bryon Woods pleaded with his wife Barbara to sell him another $5 worth of lottery tickets at the store where she worked. Good thing she agreed. The Eagle Lake couple on Wednesday claimed a winning Lotto Texas ticket worth $49 million.
2003
N.J. Lottery revenue tops $2 billion for second straight year. The allure of instant winnings has helped keep the New Jersey Lottery in the money, pushing it past the $2 billion mark in revenue for the second year in a row.

Top 25 Lottery Jackpots On This Day

1.$186 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 7, 2016
2.€126 Million
US$177.08 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2011
3.$169 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 4, 2013
4.$167 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Sep 4, 2018
5.€114 Million
US$162.61 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Sep 5, 2008
6.€139 Million
US$153.75 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2019
7.€134.97 Million
US$151.31 Million
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2016
8.$150 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2005
9.$139 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2019
10.$133 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 5, 2015
11.$110 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2014
12.$108.8 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 7, 2011
13.$102 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2006
14.$101 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2016
15.$100 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 5, 2018
16.$95 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Sep 5, 2006
16.$95 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2013
18.$93 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Sep 4, 2012
19.$92 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2008
20.$90 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 5, 2012
21.$88 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Sep 4, 2020
22.$85 Million
Multi-State
Mega Millions
Draw Date
Sep 4, 2015
23.$83 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 6, 2017
24.€66 Million
US$81.86 Million
Multi-Country
Euro Millions
Draw Date
Sep 9, 2005
25.$80 Million
Multi-State
Powerball
Draw Date
Sep 4, 2019

Lottery Post Member Birthdays On This Day

1989
Monday, Sep 4, 1989
31 years old
1987
Friday, Sep 4, 1987
33 years old
1979
Tuesday, Sep 4, 1979
41 years old
1979
Tuesday, Sep 4, 1979
41 years old
1973
Tuesday, Sep 4, 1973
47 years old
1967
Monday, Sep 4, 1967
53 years old
1963
Wednesday, Sep 4, 1963
57 years old
1959
Friday, Sep 4, 1959
61 years old
1957
Wednesday, Sep 4, 1957
63 years old
1949
Sunday, Sep 4, 1949
71 years old
1948
Saturday, Sep 4, 1948
72 years old
1944
Monday, Sep 4, 1944
76 years old
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Worldwide Events On This Day

2010
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes the South Island of New Zealand causing widespread damage and several power outages.
2007
Three terrorists suspected to be a part of Al-Qaeda are arrested in Germany after allegedly planning attacks on both the Frankfurt International airport and US military installations.
2002
The Oakland Athletics win their 20th consecutive game, an American League record.
2001
Tokyo DisneySea opens to the public as part of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan.
1998
Google is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University.
1996
War on Drugs: Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) attack a military base in Guaviare, starting three weeks of guerrilla warfare in which at least 130 Colombians are killed.
1989
In Leipzig, East Germany, the first of weekly demonstration for the legalisation of opposition groups and democratic reforms takes place.
1985
The discovery of Buckminsterfullerene, the first fullerene molecule of carbon.
1977
The Golden Dragon massacre takes place in San Francisco.
1975
The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.
1972
Mark Spitz becomes the first competitor to win seven medals at a single Olympic Games.
1972
The Price Is Right premieres on CBS. As of 2018, it is the longest running game show on American television.
1971
Alaska Airlines Flight 1866 crashes near Juneau, Alaska, killing all 111 people on board.
1970
Salvador Allende is elected President of Chile.
1967
Vietnam War: Operation Swift begins when U.S. Marines engage the North Vietnamese in battle in the Que Son Valley.
1964
Scotland's Forth Road Bridge near Edinburgh officially opens.
1963
Swissair Flight 306 crashes near Dürrenäsch, Switzerland, killing all 80 people on board.
1957
American Civil Rights Movement: Little Rock Crisis: Orval Faubus, governor of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to prevent African American students from enrolling in Central High School.
1957
The Ford Motor Company introduces the Edsel.
1951
The first live transcontinental television broadcast takes place in San Francisco, from the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference.
1950
Darlington Raceway is the site of the inaugural Southern 500, the first 500-mile NASCAR race.
1949
The Peekskill riots erupt after a Paul Robeson concert in Peekskill, New York.
1948
Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicates for health reasons.
1944
World War II: The British 11th Armoured Division liberates the Belgian city of Antwerp.
1944
World War II: Finland exits from the war with Soviet Union.
1941
World War II: A German submarine makes the first attack of the war against a United States warship, the USS Greer.
1939
World War II: William J. Murphy commands the first Royal Air Force attack on Germany.
1923
Maiden flight of the first U.S. airship, the USS Shenandoah.
1919
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who founded the Republic of Turkey, gathers a congress in Sivas to make decisions as to the future of Anatolia and Thrace.
1912
Albanian rebels succeed in their revolt when the Ottoman Empire agrees to fulfill their demands
1888
George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak and receives a patent for his camera that uses roll film.
1886
American Indian Wars: After almost 30 years of fighting, Apache leader Geronimo, with his remaining warriors, surrenders to General Nelson Miles in Arizona.
1882
The Pearl Street Station in New York City becomes the first power plant to supply electricity to paying customers.
1870
Emperor Napoleon III of France is deposed and the Third Republic is declared.
1862
American Civil War Maryland Campaign: General Robert E. Lee takes the Army of Northern Virginia, and the war, into the North.
1839
Battle of Kowloon: British vessels open fire on Chinese war junks enforcing a food sales embargo on the British community in China in the first armed conflict of the First Opium War.
1812
War of 1812: The Siege of Fort Harrison begins when the fort is set on fire.
1800
The French garrison in Valletta surrenders to British troops who had been called at the invitation of the Maltese. The islands of Malta and Gozo become the Malta Protectorate.
1797
Coup of 18 Fructidor in France.
1781
Los Angeles is founded as El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora La Reina de los Ángeles (The Village of Our Lady, the Queen of the Angels) by 44 Spanish settlers.
1774
New Caledonia is first sighted by Europeans, during the second voyage of Captain James Cook.
1666
In London, England, the most destructive damage from the Great Fire occurs.
1607
The Flight of the Earls takes place in Ireland.
1479
The Treaty of Alcáçovas is signed by the Catholic Monarchs of Castile and Aragon on one side and Afonso V and his son, Prince John of Portugal.
1282
Peter III of Aragon becomes the King of Sicily.
1260
The Sienese Ghibellines, supported by the forces of Manfred, King of Sicily, defeat the Florentine Guelphs at Montaperti.
929
Battle of Lenzen: Slavic forces (the Redarii and the Obotrites) are defeated by a Saxon army near the fortified stronghold of Lenzen in Brandenburg.
626
Li Shimin, posthumously known as Emperor Taizong of Tang, assumes the throne over the Tang dynasty of China.
476
Romulus Augustulus, last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself "King of Italy", thus ending the Western Roman Empire.

Births On This Day

1996
Jordan Lilley, English rugby league player
1996
Ashton Golding, English rugby league player
1995
Jazz Tevaga, New Zealand rugby league player
1994
Kenny McEvoy, Irish footballer
1994
Sabina Sharipova, Uzbekistan tennis player
1994
Thomas Minns, English rugby player
1993
Yannick Carrasco, Belgian footballer
1993
Jody Fannin, English race car driver
1993
Chantal Škamlová, Slovak tennis player
1992
Hanna Schwamborn, German actress
1992
Kevin Lee, American mixed martial artist
1991
Anders Zachariassen, Danish handball player
1990
James Bay, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1990
Jonny Lomax, English rugby player
1990
Danny Worsnop, English singer-songwriter
1989
Elliott Whitehead, English rugby league player
1988
John Tyler Hammons, American politician
1987
Wesley Blake, American wrestler
1986
Ayumi Kaihori, Japanese footballer
1986
Xavier Woods, American wrestler
1985
Raúl Albiol, Spanish footballer
1985
Ri Kwang-chon, North Korean footballer
1985
Walid Mesloub, Algerian footballer
1984
Jonathan Adam, Scottish race car driver
1984
Hamish McIntosh, Australian footballer
1984
Kyle Mooney, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter
1983
Yuichi Nakamaru, Japanese singer-songwriter, actor, and radio host
1983
Margit Rüütel, Estonian tennis player
1983
Armands Šķēle, Latvian basketball player
1982
Whitney Cummings, American comedian, actress, producer, and screenwriter
1982
Mark Lewis-Francis, English sprinter
1981
Beyoncé, American singer-songwriter, producer, dancer, and actress
1981
Richard Garcia, Australian footballer
1981
Lacey Sturm, American singer-songwriter
1980
Max Greenfield, American actor
1980
Pat Neshek, American baseball player
1979
Maxim Afinogenov, Russian ice hockey player
1979
Pedro Macedo Camacho, Portuguese pianist, composer, and producer
1979
Kosuke Matsuura, Japanese race car driver
1978
Wes Bentley, American actor and producer
1978
Terence Newman, American football player
1978
Frederik Veuchelen, Belgian cyclist
1978
Christian Walz, Swedish singer-songwriter and producer
1977
Sun-woo Kim, South Korean baseball player
1977
Lucie Silvas, English singer-songwriter and pianist
1977
Kia Stevens, American wrestler
1976
Denilson Martins Nascimento, Brazilian footballer
1976
Mario-Ernesto Rodríguez, Uruguayan-Italian footballer
1975
Sergio Ballesteros, Spanish footballer
1975
Mark Ronson, English DJ, producer, and songwriter, co-founded Allido Records
1975
Dave Salmoni, Canadian zoologist, television host, and producer
1974
Mati Pari, Estonian footballer and coach
1974
Lincoln Roberts, Tobagonian cricketer
1973
Aaron Fultz, American baseball player and coach
1973
Lazlow Jones, American radio presenter, producer and screenwriter
1972
Steve Leonard, Northern Irish veterinarian and television personality
1971
Lance Klusener, South African cricketer and coach
1971
Ione Skye, English-American actress
1971
Maik Taylor, German-Irish footballer and coach
1970
Igor Cavalera, Brazilian drummer
1970
Deni Hines, Australian singer-songwriter
1970
Ivan Iusco, Italian composer
1970
Sven Meyer, German footballer
1969
Sasha, Welsh DJ and producer
1969
Ramon Dekkers, Dutch kick-boxer and mixed martial artist (d. 2013)
1969
Giorgi Margvelashvili, Georgian academic and politician, 4th President of Georgia
1969
Inga Tuigamala, Samoan-New Zealand rugby player
1968
John DiMaggio, American voice actor
1968
Mike Piazza, American baseball player
1967
Darrin Murray, New Zealand cricketer and accountant
1967
Dezső Szabó, Hungarian decathlete
1966
Yanka Dyagileva, Russian singer-songwriter (d. 1991)
1966
Jeff Tremaine, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1965
Sergio Momesso, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
1964
Guy Boros, American golfer
1964
Aadesh Shrivastava, Indian singer-songwriter (d. 2015)
1963
Bobby Jarzombek, American drummer
1963
John Vanbiesbrouck, American ice hockey player, coach, and manager
1963
Sami Yaffa, Finnish singer-songwriter and bass player
1962
Kiran More, Indian cricketer
1962
Ulla Tørnæs, Danish politician, Danish Minister of Education
1962
Shinya Yamanaka, Japanese physician and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate
1961
Nick Blinko, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1961
Lars Jönsson, Swedish film producer
1960
Kim Thayil, American guitarist and songwriter
1960
Shailesh Vara, Ugandan-English lawyer and politician
1960
Damon Wayans, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1959
Kevin Harrington, Australian actor
1959
Armin Kogler, Austrian ski jumper
1958
Jacqueline Hewitt, American astrophysicist and astronomer
1958
Marzio Innocenti, Italian rugby player and coach
1958
Drew Pinsky, American radio and television host
1957
Khandi Alexander, American actress, dancer, and choreographer
1956
Blackie Lawless, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1955
David Broza, Israeli singer-songwriter and guitarist
1955
Garth Le Roux, South African cricketer
1955
Brian Schweitzer, American politician, 23rd Governor of Montana
1953
Janet Biehl, American philosopher and author
1953
Michael Stean, English chess player and author
1953
Fatih Terim, Turkish footballer and manager
1952
Stephen Easley, American businessman and politician (d. 2013)
1951
Martin Chambers, English drummer and singer
1951
Judith Ivey, American actress
1951
Marita Ulvskog, Swedish politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden
1950
Doyle Alexander, American baseball player
1949
Darryl Cotton, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2012)
1949
Dean Pees, American football player and coach
1949
Tom Watson, American golfer and sportscaster
1947
Bob Jenkins, American sportscaster
1947
Paul Sait, Australian rugby league player
1946
Gary Duncan, American guitarist
1946
Dave Liebman, American saxophonist, flute player, and composer
1946
Bryan Mauricette, Saint Lucian-Canadian cricketer
1945
Danny Gatton, American guitarist (d. 1994)
1945
Bill Kenwright, English actor, singer, and producer
1944
Tony Atkinson, English economist and academic (d. 2017)
1944
Dave Bassett, English footballer and manager
1944
Gene Parsons, American singer-songwriter, drummer, guitarist, and banjo player
1944
Ron Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
1942
Raymond Floyd, American golfer
1942
Jerry Jarrett, American wrestler and promoter, co-founded Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
1942
Merald "Bubba" Knight, American singer (Gladys Knight & the Pips)
1941
Marilena de Souza Chaui, Brazilian philosopher and academic
1941
Ken Harrelson, American baseball player and sportscaster
1941
Ramesh Sethi, Kenyan cricketer and coach
1941
Sushilkumar Shinde, Indian lawyer and politician, 19th Governor of Andhra Pradesh
1939
Denis Lindsay, South African cricketer and referee (d. 2005)
1937
Dawn Fraser, Australian swimmer and politician
1937
Gene Ludwig, American organist and composer (d. 2010)
1937
Virgil A. Richard, American general (d. 2013)
1937
Les Allen, English footballer and manager
1935
Charles A. Hines, American general and academic (d. 2013)
1935
Dallas Willard, American philosopher and academic (d. 2013)
1934
Clive Granger, Welsh-American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2009)
1934
Antoine Redin, French footballer and manager (d. 2012)
1934
Eduard Khil, Russian baritone singer (d. 2012)
1934
Jan Švankmajer, Czech filmmaker and artist
1932
Carlos Romero Barceló, Puerto Rican lawyer and politician, 5th Governor of Puerto Rico
1932
Vince Dooley, American football player and coach
1931
Mitzi Gaynor, American actress, singer, and dancer
1931
Antonios Trakatellis, Greek biochemist and politician
1930
Robert Arneson, American sculptor and academic (d. 1992)
1930
William Maxson, American general (d. 2013)
1929
Thomas Eagleton, American lawyer and politician, 38th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri (d. 2007)
1929
Robert V. Keeley, Lebanese-American soldier and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Greece (d. 2015)
1928
Dick York, American actor (d. 1992)
1927
John McCarthy, American computer scientist and academic (d. 2011)
1927
Ferenc Sánta, Hungarian author and screenwriter (d. 2008)
1926
Ivan Illich, Austrian priest and philosopher (d. 2002)
1926
Bert Olmstead, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2015)
1925
Asa Earl Carter, American Ku Klux Klan leader and author (d. 1979)
1924
Joan Aiken, English author (d. 2004)
1924
Justinas Lagunavičius, Lithuanian basketball player (d. 1997)
1923
Ram Kishore Shukla, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 2003)
1922
Per Olof Sundman, Swedish author and politician (d. 1992)
1920
Clemar Bucci, Argentinian race car driver (d. 2011)
1920
Craig Claiborne, American journalist, author, and critic (d. 2000)
1919
Howard Morris, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2005)
1918
Paul Harvey, American radio host (d. 2009)
1918
Gerald Wilson, American trumpet player and composer (d. 2014)
1917
Henry Ford II, American businessman (d. 1987)
1914
Rudolf Leiding, German businessman (d. 2003)
1913
Mickey Cohen, American mob boss (d. 1976)
1913
Victor Kiernan, English historian and academic (d. 2009)
1913
Stanford Moore, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1982)
1913
Kenzō Tange, Japanese architect, designed the Yoyogi National Gymnasium (d. 2005)
1913
Shmuel Wosner, Austrian-Israeli rabbi and author (d. 2015)
1912
Syd Hoff, American author and illustrator (d. 2004)
1912
Alexander Liberman, Russian-American publisher, painter, photographer, and sculptor (d. 1999)
1910
Denis Tomlinson, Zimbabwean-South African cricketer (d. 1993)
1909
Eduard Wirths, German physician (d. 1945)
1908
Edward Dmytryk, Canadian-American director and producer (d. 1999)
1908
Richard Wright, American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet (d. 1960)
1907
Reggie Nalder, Austrian-American actor (d. 1991)
1906
Max Delbrück, German-American biophysicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1981)
1905
Mary Renault, English-South African author (d. 1983)
1905
Walter Zapp, Latvian-Estonian inventor, invented the Minox (d. 2003)
1902
Tommy Mitchell, English cricketer (d. 1996)
1901
William Lyons, English businessman, co-founded Jaguar Cars (d. 1985)
1896
Antonin Artaud, French actor, director, and playwright (d. 1948)
1892
Darius Milhaud, French composer and educator (d. 1974)
1891
Fritz Todt, German engineer and politician (d. 1942)
1890
Gunnar Sommerfeldt, Danish actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1947)
1888
Oskar Schlemmer, German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer (d. 1943)
1887
Roy William Neill, Irish-English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1946)
1886
Albert Orsborn, English 6th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1967)
1885
Antonio Bacci, Italian cardinal (d. 1971)
1851
John Dillon, Irish poet and politician (d. 1927)
1850
Luigi Cadorna, Italian field marshal (d. 1928)
1848
Lewis Howard Latimer, American inventor (d. 1928)
1848
Jennie Lee, American actress (d. 1925)
1846
Daniel Burnham, American architect, designed the World's Columbian Exposition (d. 1912)
1832
Antonio Agliardi, Italian cardinal (d. 1915)
1826
Martin Wiberg, Swedish philosopher and engineer (d. 1905)
1825
Dadabhai Naoroji, Indian academic and politician, President of the Indian National Congress (d. 1917)
1824
Anton Bruckner, Austrian organist and composer (d. 1896)
1809
Manuel Montt, Chilean scholar and politician, 6th President of Chile (d. 1880)
1809
Juliusz Słowacki, Polish poet and playwright (d. 1849)
1798
Raynold Kaufgetz, Swiss soldier, economist, and politician (d. 1869)
1776
Stephen Whitney, American businessman (d. 1860)
1768
François-René de Chateaubriand, French historian and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for France (d. 1848)
1755
Axel von Fersen the Younger, Swedish general and politician (d. 1810)
1745
Shneur Zalman, Russian rabbi, author and founder of Chabad (d. 1812)
1717
Job Orton, English minister and author (d. 1783)
1681
Carl Heinrich Biber, Austrian violinist and composer (d. 1749)
1596
Constantijn Huygens, Dutch poet and composer (d. 1687)
1580
George Percy, English explorer (d. 1632)
1563
Wanli, Chinese emperor (d. 1620)
1557
Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen consort of Denmark and Norway (d. 1631)
1454
Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English politician, Lord High Constable of England (d. 1483)
1383
Felix V, antipope of Rome (d. 1451)
1241
Alexander III, king of Scotland (d. 1286)
973
Al-Biruni, Persian physician and polymath (d. 1048)

Deaths On This Day

2018
Bill Daily American actor, comedian (b. 1927)
2016
Clarence D. Rappleyea Jr., lawyer and politician (b. 1933)
2015
Graham Brazier, New Zealand singer-songwriter (b. 1952)
2015
Jean Darling, American actress (b. 1922)
2015
Wilfred de Souza, Indian surgeon and politician, 7th Chief Minister of Goa (b. 1927)
2015
Warren Murphy, American author and screenwriter (b. 1933)
2014
Ron Mulock, Australian lawyer and politician, 10th Deputy Premier of New South Wales (b. 1930)
2014
Gustavo Cerati, Argentine Musician (b.1959)
2014
Wolfhart Pannenberg, Polish-German theologian and academic (b. 1928)
2014
Joan Rivers, American comedian, television host, and author (b. 1933)
2013
Michel Pagé, Canadian businessman and politician (b. 1949)
2013
Dick Raaymakers, Dutch composer and theorist (b. 1930)
2013
Daniele Seccarecci, Italian bodybuilder (b. 1980)
2013
Stanislav Stepashkin, Russian boxer (b. 1940)
2013
Casey Viator, American bodybuilder and journalist (b. 1951)
2012
Abraham Avigdorov, Israeli soldier (b. 1929)
2012
Albert Marre, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1924)
2012
George Savitsky, American football player (b. 1924)
2012
Syed Mustafa Siraj, Indian author (b. 1930)
2012
Hakam Sufi, Indian singer-songwriter (b. 1952)
2011
Lee Roy Selmon, American football player (b. 1954)
2007
John Scott, 9th Duke of Buccleuch, Scottish soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Roxburghshire (b. 1923)
2006
Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer and manager (b. 1942)
2006
Steve Irwin, Australian zoologist and television host (b. 1962)
2006
Colin Thiele, Australian author, poet, and educator (b. 1920)
2006
Astrid Varnay, Swedish-American soprano (b. 1918)
2004
Alphonso Ford, American basketball player (b. 1971)
2004
Moe Norman, Canadian golfer (b. 1929)
2003
Lola Bobesco, Romanian-Belgian violinist and educator (b. 1921)
2003
Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist and conductor (b. 1921)
2002
Vlado Perlemuter, Lithuanian-French pianist and educator (b. 1904)
1999
Georg Gawliczek, German footballer and manager (b. 1919)
1998
Ernst Jaakson, Estonian diplomat (b. 1905)
1998
Elizabeth Kata, Australian author and screenwriter (b. 1912)
1997
Dharamvir Bharati, Indian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1926)
1997
Aldo Rossi, Italian architect, designed the Bonnefanten Museum and Teatro Carlo Felice (b. 1931)
1996
Joan Clarke, English cryptanalyst and numismatist (b. 1917)
1995
Chuck Greenberg, American saxophonist, composer, and producer (b. 1950)
1995
William Kunstler, American lawyer and activist (b. 1919)
1993
Hervé Villechaize, French-American actor (b. 1943)
1991
Charlie Barnet, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1913)
1991
Tom Tryon, American actor and author (b. 1926)
1991
Dottie West, American singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1932)
1990
Lawrence A. Cremin, American historian and author (b. 1925)
1990
Irene Dunne, American actress and singer (b. 1898)
1990
Turan Dursun, Turkish scholar and author (b. 1934)
1989
Georges Simenon, Belgian-Swiss author (b. 1903)
1989
Ronald Syme, New Zealand historian and author (b. 1903)
1987
Bill Bowes, English cricketer and coach (b. 1908)
1986
Otto Glória, Brazilian footballer and manager (b. 1917)
1986
Hank Greenberg, American baseball player and manager (b. 1911)
1985
Vasyl Stus, Ukrainian poet, publicist, and dissident (b. 1938)
1985
George O'Brien, American actor and singer (b. 1899)
1982
Jack Tworkov, Polish-American painter (b. 1900)
1977
Stelios Perpiniadis, Greek singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1899)
1977
Jean Rostand, French biologist and philosopher (b. 1894)
1977
E. F. Schumacher, German-English economist and statistician (b. 1911)
1974
Creighton Abrams, American general (b. 1914)
1974
Marcel Achard, French playwright and screenwriter (b. 1899)
1974
Charles Arnison, English airman (b. 1893)
1974
Lewi Pethrus, Swedish minister and hymn-writer (b. 1884)
1965
Albert Schweitzer, French-Gabonese physician, theologian, and missionary, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1875)
1963
Robert Schuman, Luxembourgian-French politician, 130th Prime Minister of France (b. 1886)
1944
Erich Fellgiebel, German general (b. 1886)
1940
George William de Carteret, French-English journalist and author (b. 1869)
1914
Charles Péguy, French poet and philosopher (b. 1873)
1911
John Francon Williams, Welsh-born writer, journalist, geographer, historian, cartographer and inventor (b. 1854)
1909
Clyde Fitch, American playwright and songwriter (b. 1865)
1907
Edvard Grieg, Norwegian pianist and composer (b. 1843)
1864
John Hunt Morgan, American general (b. 1825)
1852
William MacGillivray, Scottish biologist and ornithologist (b. 1796)
1849
Friedrich Laun, German author (b. 1770)
1821
José Miguel Carrera, Chilean general and politician (b. 1785)
1820
Timothy Brown, English banker and merchant (b. 1743/4)
1804
Richard Somers, American lieutenant (b. 1778)
1794
John Hely-Hutchinson, Anglo-Irish lawyer and politician (b. 1724)
1784
César-François Cassini de Thury, French astronomer and cartographer (b. 1714)
1780
John Fielding, English lawyer and judge (b. 1721)
1767
Charles Townshend, English politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (b. 1725)
1676
John Ogilby, Scottish-born impresario and cartographer (b. 1600)
1625
Thomas Smythe, English diplomat (b. 1558)
1588
Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, English academic and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk (b. 1532)
1571
Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox, English nobleman (b. 1516)
1537
Johann Dietenberger, German theologian and translator (b. 1475)
1417
Robert Hallam, English Catholic bishop
1342
Anna Anachoutlou, empress of Trebizond
1323
Gegeen Khan, Chinese emperor (b. 1302)
1308
Margaret of Burgundy, queen of Sicily (b. 1250)
1199
Joan of England, queen of Sicily (b. 1165)
1063
Tughril, Seljuq sultan (b. 990)
1037
Bermudo III, king of León (b. c. 1017)
799
Musa al-Kadhim, Arabic imam (b. 745)
422
Boniface I, pope of the Catholic Church