Holidays and observances

Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances

Christian Feast day

Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances

Events

1477 - Battle of Nancy: Charles the Bold is defeated and killed in a conflict with René II, Duke of Lorraine; the Burgundy subsequently becomes part of France.

Events543 years ago

1675 - Battle of Colmar: The French army beats Brandenburg.

Events345 years ago

1757 - Louis XV of France survives an assassination attempt by Robert-François Damiens, the last person to be executed in France by drawing and quartering, the traditional and gruesome form of capital punishment used for regicides.

Events263 years ago

1875 - The Palais Garnier, one of the most famous opera houses in the world, is inaugurated in Paris.

Events145 years ago

1895 - Dreyfus affair: French army officer Alfred Dreyfus is stripped of his rank and sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil's Island.

Events125 years ago

1911 - Kappa Alpha Psi, the world's third oldest and largest black fraternity, is founded at Indiana University.

Events109 years ago

1912 - The 6th All-Russian Conference of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (Prague Party Conference) opens. In the course of the conference, Vladimir Lenin and his supporters break from the rest of the party to form the Bolshevik movement.

Events108 years ago

1913 - First Balkan War: The Battle of Lemnos begins; Greek admiral Pavlos Kountouriotis forces the Turkish fleet to retreat to its base within the Dardanelles, from which it did not venture for the rest of the war.

Events107 years ago

1914 - The Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and minimum daily wage of $5 in salary plus bonuses subject to restrictions and imposed "character standards."

Events106 years ago

1919 - The German Workers' Party, which would become the Nazi Party, is founded in Munich.

Events101 years ago

1925 - Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming becomes the first female governor in the United States.

Events95 years ago

1933 - Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.

Events87 years ago

1941 - 37-year-old pilot Amy Johnson, the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia, disappears after bailing out of her plane over the River Thames, and is presumed dead.

Events79 years ago

1944 - The Daily Mail becomes the first major London newspaper to be published on both sides of the Atlantic.

Events76 years ago

1945 - The Soviet Union recognizes the new pro-Soviet Provisional Government of the Republic of Poland.

Events75 years ago

1949 - In his "State of the Union" address, United States President Harry S. Truman unveils his Fair Deal program.

Events71 years ago

1950 - In the Sverdlovsk air disaster, all 19 of those on board are killed, including almost the entire national ice hockey team (VVS Moscow) of the Soviet Air Force – 11 players, as well as a team doctor and a masseur.

Events70 years ago

1953 - The play Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett receives its première in Paris.

Events67 years ago

1957 - In a speech given to the United States Congress, United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower announces the establishment of what will later be called the Eisenhower Doctrine.

Events63 years ago

1968 - Alexander Dubček comes to power in Czechoslovakia, effectively beginning the "Prague Spring".

Events52 years ago

1969 – The Venera 5 space probe is launched at 06:28:08 UTC from Baikonur.

Events51 years ago

1970 - The 7.1 MwTonghai earthquake shakes Tonghai County, Yunnan province, China, with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme). Between 10,000 and 15,000 people are known to have been killed and about another 26,000 are injured.

Events50 years ago

1974 - The warmest reliably measured temperature within the Antarctic Circle, of +59 °F (+15 °C), is recorded at Vanda Station.

Events46 years ago

1975 - The Tasman Bridge in Tasmania, Australia, is struck by the bulk ore carrier Lake Illawarra, killing twelve people.

Events45 years ago

1976 - The Khmer Rouge proclaim the Constitution of Democratic Kampuchea.

Events44 years ago

1976 - The Troubles: Gunmen shoot dead ten Protestant civilians after stopping their minibus at Kingsmill in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK, allegedly as retaliation for a string of attacks on Catholic civilians in the area by Loyalists, particularly the killing of six Catholics the night before.

Events44 years ago

1991 - Georgian forces enter Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia, Georgia, opening the 1991–92 South Ossetia War.

Events29 years ago

1991 - Somali Civil War: The United States Embassy to Somalia in Mogadishu is evacuated by helicopter airlift days after the outbreak of violence in Mogadishu.

Events29 years ago

1993 - The oil tanker MV Braer runs aground on the coast of the Shetland Islands, spilling 84,700 tons of crude oil.

Events27 years ago

2005 - Eris, the most massive and second-largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System, is discovered by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz using images originally taken on October 21, 2003, at the Palomar Observatory.

Events15 years ago

2014 - A launch of the communication satellite GSAT-14 aboard the GSLV MK.II D5 marks the first successful flight of an Indian cryogenic engine.

Events6 years ago

Births

1209 - Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, English prince, nominal King of Germany (d. 1272)

Births811 years ago

1530 - Gaspar de Bono, monk of the Order of the Minims (d. 1571)

Births490 years ago

1548 - Francisco Suárez, Spanish priest, philosopher, and theologian (d. 1617)

Births472 years ago

1587 - Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer and explorer (d. 1641)

Births433 years ago

1592 - Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor (d. 1666)

Births428 years ago

1620 - Miklós Zrínyi, Croatian military commander (d. 1664)

Births400 years ago

1640 - Paolo Lorenzani, Italian composer (d. 1713)

Births380 years ago

1735 - Claude Martin, French-English general and explorer (d. 1800)

Births285 years ago

1767 - Jean-Baptiste Say, French economist and academic (d. 1832)

Births253 years ago

1779 - Stephen Decatur, American commander (d. 1820)

Births241 years ago

1779 - Zebulon Pike, American general and explorer (d. 1813)

Births241 years ago

1793 - Harvey Putnam, American lawyer and politician (d. 1855)

Births227 years ago

1808 - Anton Füster, Austrian priest and activist (d. 1881)

Births212 years ago

1834 - William John Wills, English surgeon and explorer (d. 1861)

Births186 years ago

1838 - Camille Jordan, French mathematician and academic (d. 1922)

Births182 years ago

1846 - Rudolf Christoph Eucken, German philosopher and author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1926)

Births174 years ago

1846 - Mariam Baouardy, Syrian Roman Catholic nun; later canonized (d. 1878)

Births174 years ago

1855 - King Camp Gillette, American businessman, founded the Gillette Company (d. 1932)

Births165 years ago

1864 - Bob Caruthers, American baseball player and manager (d. 1911)

Births156 years ago

1867 - Dimitrios Gounaris, Greek lawyer and politician, 94th Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1922)

Births153 years ago

1871 - Frederick Converse, American composer and academic (d. 1940)

Births149 years ago

1874 - Joseph Erlanger, American physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965)

Births146 years ago

1876 - Konrad Adenauer, German lawyer and politician, Chancellor of West Germany (d. 1967)

Births144 years ago

1879 - Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician and academic (d. 1946)

Births141 years ago

1880 - Nikolai Medtner, Russian pianist and composer (d. 1951)

Births140 years ago

1881 - Pablo Gargallo, Spanish sculptor and painter (d. 1934)

Births139 years ago

1882 - Herbert Bayard Swope, American journalist (d. 1958)

Births138 years ago

1885 - Humbert Wolfe, Italian-English poet and civil servant (d. 1940)

Births135 years ago

1886 - Markus Reiner, Israeli physicist and engineer (d. 1976)

Births134 years ago

1892 - Agnes von Kurowsky, American nurse (d. 1984)

Births128 years ago

1893 - Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian-American guru and philosopher (d. 1952)

Births127 years ago

1897 - Kiyoshi Miki, Japanese philosopher and author (d. 1945)

Births123 years ago

1900 - Yves Tanguy, French-American painter (d. 1955)

Births120 years ago

1902 - Hubert Beuve-Méry, French journalist (d. 1989)

Births118 years ago

1902 - Stella Gibbons, English journalist and author (d. 1989)

Births118 years ago

1903 - Harold Gatty, Australian pilot and navigator (d. 1957)

Births117 years ago

1904 - Jeane Dixon, American astrologer and psychic (d. 1997)

Births116 years ago

1904 - Erika Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995)

Births116 years ago

1906 - Kathleen Kenyon, English archaeologist and academic (d. 1978)

Births114 years ago

1908 - George Dolenz, Italian-American actor (d. 1963)

Births112 years ago

1909 - Lucienne Bloch, Swiss-American sculptor, painter, and photographer (d. 1995)

Births111 years ago

1909 - Stephen Cole Kleene, American mathematician and computer scientist (d. 1994)

Births111 years ago

1910 - Jack Lovelock, New Zealand runner and journalist (d. 1949)

Births110 years ago

1911 - Jean-Pierre Aumont, French actor and screenwriter (d. 2001)

Births109 years ago

1914 - Nicolas de Staël, Russian-French painter and illustrator (d. 1955)

Births106 years ago

1914 - George Reeves, American actor and director (d. 1959)

Births106 years ago

1915 - Arthur H. Robinson, Canadian geographer and cartographer (d. 2004)

Births105 years ago

1917 - Francis L. Kellogg, American businessman and diplomat (d. 2006)

Births103 years ago

1917 - Wieland Wagner, German director and producer (d. 1966)

Births103 years ago

1917 - Jane Wyman, American actress (d. 2007)

Births103 years ago

1919 - Hector Abhayavardhana, Sri Lankan theorist and politician (d. 2012)

Births101 years ago

1919 - Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flute player (d. 1992)

Births101 years ago

1920 - Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Italian pianist and educator (d. 1995)

Births100 years ago

1921 - Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Swiss author and playwright (d. 1990)

Births99 years ago

1921 - Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourgish soldier and aristocrat (d. 2019)

Births99 years ago

1921 - John H. Reed, American politician and diplomat, 67th Governor of Maine (d. 2012)

Births99 years ago

1922 - Anthony Synnot, Australian admiral (d. 2001)

Births98 years ago

1923 - Sam Phillips, American radio host and producer, founded Sun Records (d. 2003)

Births97 years ago

1926 - Veikko Karvonen, Finnish runner (d. 2007)

Births94 years ago

1926 - W. D. Snodgrass, American poet (d. 2009)

Births94 years ago

1926 - Hosea Williams, American businessman and activist (d. 2000)

Births94 years ago

1927 - Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, American guru and author, founded Iraivan Temple (d. 2001)

Births93 years ago

1928 - Imtiaz Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer (d. 2016)

Births92 years ago

1928 - Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Pakistani lawyer and politician, 4th President of Pakistan (d. 1979)

Births92 years ago

1928 - Walter Mondale, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 42nd Vice President of the United States

Births92 years ago

1929 - Aulis Rytkönen, Finnish footballer and manager (d. 2014)

Births91 years ago

1931 - Alvin Ailey, American dancer and choreographer, founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (d. 1989)

Births89 years ago

1931 - Alfred Brendel, Austrian pianist, poet, and author

Births89 years ago

1931 - Robert Duvall, American actor and director

Births89 years ago

1932 - Umberto Eco, Italian novelist, literary critic, and philosopher (d. 2016)

Births88 years ago

1932 - Chuck Noll, American football player and coach (d. 2014)

Births88 years ago

1934 - Phil Ramone, South African-American songwriter and producer, co-founded A & R Recording (d. 2013)

Births86 years ago

1934 - Murli Manohar Joshi, Indian politician

Births86 years ago

1936 - Florence King, American journalist and memoirist (d. 2016)

Births84 years ago
Births82 years ago

1938 - Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Kenyan author and playwright

Births82 years ago

1939 - M. E. H. Maharoof, Sri Lankan politician (d. 1997)

Births81 years ago

1940 - Athol Guy, Australian singer-songwriter and bassist

Births80 years ago

1941 - Bob Cunis, New Zealand cricketer (d. 2008)

Births79 years ago

1941 - Chuck McKinley, American tennis player (d. 1986)

Births79 years ago

1941 - Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese animator, director, and screenwriter

Births79 years ago

1941 - Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Indian cricketer and coach (d. 2011)

Births79 years ago

1942 - Maurizio Pollini, Italian pianist and conductor

Births78 years ago

1942 - Charlie Rose, American journalist and talk show host

Births78 years ago

1943 - Mary Gaudron, Australian lawyer and judge

Births77 years ago

1943 - Murtaz Khurtsilava, Georgian footballer and manager

Births77 years ago

1944 - Ed Rendell, American politician, 45th Governor of Pennsylvania

Births76 years ago

1946 - Diane Keaton, American actress, director, and businesswoman

Births74 years ago

1947 - Mike DeWine, American lawyer and politician, 70th Governor of Ohio

Births73 years ago

1950 - Ioan P. Culianu, Romanian historian, philosopher, and author (d. 1991)

Births70 years ago
Births70 years ago

1950 - John Manley, Canadian lawyer and politician, 8th Deputy Prime Minister of Canada

Births70 years ago

1950 - Chris Stein, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer

Births70 years ago

1952 - Uli Hoeneß, German footballer and manager

Births68 years ago

1953 - Pamela Sue Martin, American actress

Births67 years ago

1953 - Mike Rann, English-Australian journalist and politician, 44th Premier of South Australia

Births67 years ago

1953 - George Tenet, American civil servant and academic, 18th Director of Central Intelligence

Births67 years ago

1954 - Alex English, American basketball player and coach

Births66 years ago

1954 - László Krasznahorkai, Hungarian author and screenwriter

Births66 years ago

1955 - Mamata Banerjee, Indian lawyer and politician, Chief Minister of West Bengal

Births65 years ago

1956 - Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German academic and politician, 14th Vice-Chancellor of Germany

Births64 years ago

1958 - Ron Kittle, American baseball player and manager

Births62 years ago

1959 - Nancy Delahunt, Canadian curler

Births61 years ago

1960 - Glenn Strömberg, Swedish footballer and sportscaster

Births60 years ago

1961 - Iris DeMent, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births59 years ago

1962 - Suzy Amis, American actress and model

Births58 years ago

1962 - Danny Jackson, American baseball player and manager

Births58 years ago

1963 - Jeff Fassero, American baseball player and coach

Births57 years ago

1965 - Vinnie Jones, English/Welsh footballer and actor

Births55 years ago

1965 - Patrik Sjöberg, Swedish high jumper

Births55 years ago

1968 - Carrie Ann Inaba, American actress, dancer, and choreographer

Births52 years ago

1968 - Joé Juneau, Canadian ice hockey player and engineer

Births52 years ago

1969 - Marilyn Manson, American singer-songwriter, actor, and director

Births51 years ago

1969 - Shaun Micheel, American golfer

Births51 years ago

1971 - Stian Carstensen, Norwegian multi-instrumentalist and composer

Births49 years ago

1972 - Sakis Rouvas, Greek singer-songwriter, producer, and actor

Births48 years ago

1973 - Uday Chopra, Bollywood actor and filmmaker

Births47 years ago

1974 - Iwan Thomas, Welsh sprinter and coach

Births46 years ago

1975 - Bradley Cooper, American actor and producer

Births45 years ago

1975 - Warrick Dunn, American football player

Births45 years ago

1975 - Mike Grier, American ice hockey player and scout

Births45 years ago

1976 - Diego Tristán, Spanish footballer

Births44 years ago

1978 - January Jones, American actress

Births42 years ago

1979 - Kyle Calder, Canadian ice hockey player

Births41 years ago

1979 - Giuseppe Gibilisco, Italian pole vaulter

Births41 years ago

1981 - Deadmau5 (Joel Thomas Zimmerman), Canadian musician

Births39 years ago

1982 - Janica Kostelić, Croatian skier

Births38 years ago

1984 - Derrick Atkins, Bahamian sprinter

Births36 years ago

1985 - Diego Vera, Uruguayan footballer

Births35 years ago

1986 - Deepika Padukone, Indian actress

Births34 years ago

1988 - Azizulhasni Awang, Malaysian track cyclist

Births32 years ago

1988 - Luke Daniels, English footballer

Births32 years ago

1989 - Krisztián Németh, Hungarian footballer

Births31 years ago

1990 - Mark Nicholls, Australian rugby league player

Births30 years ago

Deaths

842 - Al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 796)

Deaths

941 - Zhang Yanhan, Chinese chancellor (b. 884)

Deaths

1066 - Edward the Confessor, English king (b. 1004)

Deaths954 years ago
Deaths847 years ago

1382 - Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster (b. 1355)

Deaths638 years ago

1400 - John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (b. 1350)

Deaths620 years ago
Deaths543 years ago

1524 - Marko Marulić, Croatian poet (b. 1450)

Deaths496 years ago

1527 - Felix Manz, Swiss martyr (b. 1498)

Deaths493 years ago

1578 - Giulio Clovio, Dalmatian painter (b. 1498)

Deaths442 years ago

1580 - Anna Sibylle of Hanau-Lichtenberg, German noblewoman (b. 1542)

Deaths440 years ago
Deaths431 years ago

1713 - Jean Chardin, French explorer and author (b. 1643)

Deaths307 years ago

1740 - Antonio Lotti, Italian composer and educator (b. 1667)

Deaths280 years ago

1762 - Empress Elizabeth of Russia (b. 1709)

Deaths258 years ago
Deaths249 years ago

1796 - Samuel Huntington, American jurist and politician, 18th Governor of Connecticut (b. 1731)

Deaths224 years ago

1823 - George Johnston, Scottish-Australian colonel and politician, Lieutenant Governor of New South Wales (b. 1764)

Deaths197 years ago

1845 - Robert Smirke, English painter and illustrator (b. 1753)

Deaths175 years ago

1846 - Alfred Thomas Agate, American painter and illustrator (b. 1812)

Deaths174 years ago

1858 - Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Austrian field marshal (b. 1766)

Deaths162 years ago

1860 - John Neumann, Czech-American bishop and saint (b. 1811)

Deaths160 years ago

1883 - Charles Tompson, Australian poet and public servant (b. 1806)

Deaths137 years ago

1885 - Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, Norwegian author and scholar (b. 1812)

Deaths135 years ago

1888 - Henri Herz, Austrian pianist and composer (b. 1803)

Deaths132 years ago

1899 - Ezra Otis Kendall, American professor, astronomer and mathematician (b. 1818)

Deaths121 years ago

1904 - Karl Alfred von Zittel, German paleontologist and geologist (b. 1839)

Deaths116 years ago

1910 - Léon Walras, French-Swiss economist and academic (b. 1834)

Deaths110 years ago

1917 - Isobel Lilian Gloag, English painter (b. 1865)

Deaths103 years ago

1922 - Ernest Shackleton, Anglo-Irish sailor and explorer (b. 1874)

Deaths98 years ago

1933 - Calvin Coolidge, American lawyer and politician, 30th President of the United States (b. 1872)

Deaths87 years ago

1942 - Tina Modotti, Italian photographer, model, actress, and activist (b. 1896)

Deaths78 years ago

1943 - George Washington Carver, American botanist, educator, and inventor (b. 1864)

Deaths77 years ago

1951 - Soh Jaipil, South Korean-American journalist and activist (b. 1864)

Deaths69 years ago

1951 - Andrei Platonov, Russian journalist and author (b. 1899)

Deaths69 years ago

1952 - Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow, Scottish colonel and politician, 46th Governor-General of India (b. 1887)

Deaths68 years ago

1952 - Hristo Tatarchev, Bulgarian-Italian physician and activist (b. 1869)

Deaths68 years ago

1954 - Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player and manager (b. 1891)

Deaths66 years ago

1956 - Mistinguett, French actress and singer (b. 1875)

Deaths64 years ago

1963 - Rogers Hornsby, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1896)

Deaths57 years ago

1970 - Max Born, German physicist and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1882)

Deaths50 years ago

1970 - Roberto Gerhard, Catalan composer and scholar (b. 1896)

Deaths50 years ago

1971 - Douglas Shearer, Canadian-American sound designer and engineer (b. 1899)

Deaths49 years ago

1972 - Tevfik Rüştü Aras, Turkish physician and politician, 6th Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1883)

Deaths48 years ago

1974 - Lev Oborin, Russian pianist and educator (b. 1907)

Deaths46 years ago

1976 - John A. Costello, Irish lawyer and politician, 3rd Taoiseach of Ireland (b. 1891)

Deaths44 years ago

1978 - Wyatt Emory Cooper, American author and screenwriter (b. 1927)

Deaths42 years ago

1979 - Billy Bletcher, American actor, singer, and screenwriter (b. 1894)

Deaths41 years ago

1979 - Charles Mingus, American bassist, composer, bandleader (b. 1922)

Deaths41 years ago

1981 - Harold Urey, American chemist and astronomer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1893)

Deaths39 years ago

1981 - Lanza del Vasto, Italian poet and philosopher (b. 1901)

Deaths39 years ago

1982 - Hans Conried, American actor (b. 1917)

Deaths38 years ago

1982 - Edmund Herring, Australian general and politician, 7th Chief Justice of Victoria (b. 1892)

Deaths38 years ago

1985 - Robert L. Surtees, American cinematographer (b. 1906)

Deaths35 years ago

1987 - Margaret Laurence, Canadian author and academic (b. 1926)

Deaths33 years ago

1987 - Herman Smith-Johannsen, Norwegian-Canadian skier (b. 1875)

Deaths33 years ago

1990 - Arthur Kennedy, American actor (b. 1914)

Deaths30 years ago

1991 - Vasko Popa, Serbian poet and academic (b. 1922)

Deaths29 years ago

1994 - Tip O'Neill, American lawyer and politician, 55th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (b. 1912)

Deaths26 years ago

1997 - André Franquin, Belgian author and illustrator (b. 1924)

Deaths23 years ago

1997 - Burton Lane, American composer and songwriter (b. 1912)

Deaths23 years ago

1998 - Sonny Bono, American singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and politician (b. 1935)

Deaths22 years ago

2000 - Kumar Ponnambalam, Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer and politician (b. 1938)

Deaths20 years ago

2003 - Roy Jenkins, Welsh politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (b. 1920)

Deaths17 years ago

2004 - Norman Heatley, English biologist and chemist, co-developed penicillin (b. 1911)

Deaths16 years ago

2006 - Merlyn Rees, Welsh educator and politician, Home Secretary (b. 1920)

Deaths14 years ago

2007 - Momofuku Ando, Taiwanese-Japanese businessman, founded Nissin Foods (b. 1910)

Deaths13 years ago

2009 - Griffin Bell, American lawyer and politician, 72nd United States Attorney General (b. 1918)

Deaths11 years ago

2010 - Willie Mitchell, American singer-songwriter, trumpet player, and producer (b. 1928)

Deaths10 years ago

2010 - Kenneth Noland, American painter (b. 1924)

Deaths10 years ago

2012 - Isaac Díaz Pardo, Spanish painter and sculptor (b. 1920)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Frederica Sagor Maas, American author, playwright, and screenwriter (b. 1900)

Deaths8 years ago

2014 - Eusébio, Mozambican-Portuguese footballer and manager (b. 1942)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Carmen Zapata, American actress (b. 1927)

Deaths6 years ago

2015 - Jean-Pierre Beltoise, French racing driver and motorcycle racer (b. 1937)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Bernard Joseph McLaughlin, American bishop (b. 1912)

Deaths5 years ago

2016 - Pierre Boulez, French pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1925)

Deaths4 years ago

2017 - Jill Saward, English rape victim and activist (b. 1965)

Deaths3 years ago

2018 - Asghar Khan, Pakistani three star general and politician (b. 1921)

Deaths2 years ago

2018 - Thomas Bopp, American astronomer best known as the co-discoverer of comet Hale–Bopp (b. 1949)

Deaths2 years ago

2018 - Karin von Aroldingen, German ballerina (b. 1941)

Deaths2 years ago

2019 - Bernice Sandler, American women's rights activist (b. 1928)

Deaths1 years ago

2019 - Dragoslav Šekularac, Serbian footballer and manager (b. 1937)

Deaths1 years ago