Holidays and observances

Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances

Martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi, and its related observances: Martyrs' Day (India)

Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances

Martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi, and its related observances: Start of the Season for Nonviolence January 30 - April 4

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Christian Feast Day

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Holidays and observances
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Holidays and observances

Charles, King and Martyr (various provinces of the Anglican Communion)

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Holidays and observances

Three Holy Hierarchs (Eastern Orthodox), and its related observances:Teacher's Day (Greece)

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Holidays and observances

Events

1018 - Poland and the Holy Roman Empire conclude the Peace of Bautzen.

Events1002 years ago

1287 - King Wareru founds the Hanthawaddy Kingdom, and proclaims independence from the Pagan Kingdom.

Events733 years ago

1607 - An estimated 200 square miles (51,800 ha) along the coasts of the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary in England are destroyed by massive flooding, resulting in an estimated 2,000 deaths.

Events413 years ago

1648 - Eighty Years' War: The Treaty of Münster and Osnabrück is signed, ending the conflict between the Netherlands and Spain.

Events372 years ago

1661 - Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, is ritually executed more than two years after his death, on the 12th anniversary of the execution of the monarch he himself deposed.

Events359 years ago

1703 - The Forty-seven rōnin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master, by killing Kira Yoshinaka.

Events317 years ago

1789 - Tây Sơn forces emerge victorious against Qing armies and liberate the capital Thăng Long.

Events231 years ago

1806 - The original Lower Trenton Bridge (also called the Trenton Makes the World Takes Bridge), which spans the Delaware River between Morrisville, Pennsylvania and Trenton, New Jersey, is opened.

Events214 years ago

1820 - Edward Bransfield sights the Trinity Peninsula and claims the discovery of Antarctica.

Events200 years ago

1826 - The Menai Suspension Bridge, considered the world's first modern suspension bridge, connecting the Isle of Anglesey to the north West coast of Wales, is opened.

Events194 years ago

1835 - In the first assassination attempt against a President of the United States, Richard Lawrence attempts to shoot president Andrew Jackson, but fails and is subdued by a crowd, including several congressmen as well as Jackson himself.

Events185 years ago
Events173 years ago

1858 - The first Hallé concert is given in Manchester, England, marking the official founding of The Hallé orchestra as a full-time, professional orchestra.

Events162 years ago

1862 - The first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched.

Events158 years ago

1889 - Archduke Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian crown, is found dead with his mistress Baroness Mary Vetsera in the Mayerling.

Events131 years ago

1902 - The first Anglo-Japanese Alliance is signed in London.

Events118 years ago

1908 - Indian pacifist and leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is released from prison by Jan C. Smuts after being tried and sentenced to two months in jail earlier in the month.

Events112 years ago

1911 - The destroyer USS Terry makes the first airplane rescue at sea saving the life of Douglas McCurdy ten miles from Havana, Cuba.

Events109 years ago

1925 - The Government of Turkey expels Patriarch Constantine VI from Istanbul.

Events95 years ago

1930 - The Politburo of the Soviet Union orders the extermination of the Kulaks.

Events90 years ago

1942 - World War II: Battle of Ambon. Japanese forces invade the island of Ambon in the Dutch East Indies. Some 300 captured Allied troops are massacred at Laha airfield. Three-fourths of remaining POWs did not survive at the end of the war, including 250 men who were shipped to Hainan Island in South China Sea and never returned.

Events78 years ago

1944 - World War II: The Battle of Cisterna, part of Operation Shingle, begins in central Italy.

Events76 years ago

1945 - World War II: The Wilhelm Gustloff, overfilled with German refugees, sinks in the Baltic Sea after being torpedoed by a Soviet submarine, killing approximately 9,500 people.

Events75 years ago

1945 - World War II: Raid at Cabanatuan: One hundred twenty-six American Rangers and Filipino resistance fighters liberate over 500 Allied prisoners from the Japanese-controlled Cabanatuan POW camp.

Events75 years ago

1948 - Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu extremist.

Events72 years ago

1956 - African-American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.'s home is bombed in retaliation for the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Events64 years ago

1959 - The forces of the Sultanate of Muscat occupy the last strongholds of the Imamate of Oman, Saiq and Shuraijah, marking the end of Jebel Akhdar War in Oman.

Events61 years ago

1959 - MS Hans Hedtoft, said to be the safest ship afloat and "unsinkable" like the RMS Titanic, strikes an iceberg on her maiden voyage and sinks, killing all 95 aboard.

Events61 years ago

1960 - The African National Party is founded in Chad, through the merger of traditionalist parties.

Events60 years ago

1964 - In a bloodless coup, General Nguyễn Khánh overthrows General Dương Văn Minh's military junta in South Vietnam.

Events56 years ago

1968 - Vietnam War: Tet Offensive launch by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army against South Vietnam, the United States, and their allies.

Events52 years ago

1969 - The Beatles' last public performance, on the roof of Apple Records in London. The impromptu concert is broken up by the police.

Events51 years ago

1972 - The Troubles: Bloody Sunday: British paratroopers open fire on anti-internment marchers in Derry, Northern Ireland, killing 13 people; another person later dies of injuries sustained.

Events48 years ago

1972 - Pakistan leaves the Commonwealth of Nations in protest of its recognition of breakaway Bangladesh.

Events48 years ago
Events45 years ago

1979 - A Varig Boeing 707-323C freighter, flown by the same commander as Flight 820, disappears over the Pacific Ocean 30 minutes after taking off from Tokyo.

Events41 years ago

1982 - Richard Skrenta writes the first PC virus code, which is 400 lines long and disguised as an Apple boot program called "Elk Cloner".

Events38 years ago

1989 - Closure of the American embassy in Kabul, Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.

Events31 years ago

1995 - Workers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease.

Events25 years ago

2000 - Off the coast of Ivory Coast, Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing 169.

Events20 years ago

2013 - Naro-1 becomes the first carrier rocket launched by South Korea.

Events7 years ago

Births

58 BC - Livia, Roman wife of Augustus (d. 29)

Births

133 - Didius Julianus, Roman emperor (probable; d. 193)

Births

1410 - William Calthorpe, English knight (d. 1494)

Births610 years ago

1520 - William More, English courtier (d. 1600)

Births500 years ago

1563 - Franciscus Gomarus, Dutch theologian and academic (d. 1641)

Births457 years ago
Births447 years ago

1580 - Gundakar, Prince of Liechtenstein, court official in Vienna (d. 1658)

Births440 years ago
Births430 years ago

1628 - George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English statesman (d. 1687)

Births392 years ago

1661 - Charles Rollin, French historian and educator (d. 1741)

Births359 years ago

1697 - Johann Joachim Quantz, German flute player and composer (d. 1773)

Births323 years ago

1703 - François Bigot, French politician (d. 1778)

Births317 years ago

1720 - Charles De Geer, Swedish entomologist and archaeologist (d. 1778)

Births300 years ago

1754 - John Lansing, Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 1829)

Births266 years ago

1775 - Walter Savage Landor, English poet and author (d. 1864)

Births245 years ago

1781 - Adelbert von Chamisso, German botanist and poet (d. 1838)

Births239 years ago

1816 - Nathaniel P. Banks, American general and politician, 24th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1894)

Births204 years ago

1822 - Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist and curator (d. 1899)

Births198 years ago

1841 - Félix Faure, French politician, 7th President of France (d. 1899)

Births179 years ago

1844 - Richard Theodore Greener, American lawyer, academic, and diplomat (d. 1922)

Births176 years ago

1846 - Angela of the Cross, Spanish nun and saint (d. 1932)

Births174 years ago

1859 - Tony Mullane, Irish-American baseball player and manager (d. 1944)

Births161 years ago

1861 - Charles Martin Loeffler, German-American violinist and composer (d. 1935)

Births159 years ago

1862 - Walter Damrosch, German-American conductor and composer (d. 1950)

Births158 years ago

1866 - Gelett Burgess, American author, poet, and critic (d. 1951)

Births154 years ago

1878 - Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (d. 1940)

Births142 years ago

1882 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, American lawyer and politician, 32nd President of the United States (d. 1945)

Births138 years ago

1889 - Jaishankar Prasad, Indian poet and playwright (d. 1937)

Births131 years ago

1899 - Max Theiler, South African-American virologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)

Births121 years ago

1900 - Martita Hunt, Argentine-born British actress (d. 1969)

Births120 years ago

1901 - Rudolf Caracciola, German racing driver (d. 1959)

Births119 years ago

1902 - Nikolaus Pevsner, German-English historian and scholar (d. 1983)

Births118 years ago

1910 - Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Defence (d. 2000)

Births110 years ago

1911 - Roy Eldridge, American jazz trumpet player (d. 1989)

Births109 years ago

1912 - Werner Hartmann, German physicist and academic (d. 1988)

Births108 years ago

1912 - Francis Schaeffer, American pastor and theologian (d. 1984)

Births108 years ago

1912 - Barbara W. Tuchman, American historian and author (d. 1989)

Births108 years ago

1914 - Luc-Marie Bayle, French commander and painter (d. 2000)

Births106 years ago

1914 - John Ireland, Canadian-American actor and director (d. 1992)

Births106 years ago

1914 - David Wayne, American actor (d. 1995)

Births106 years ago

1915 - Joachim Peiper, German SS officer (d. 1976)

Births105 years ago

1915 - John Profumo, English soldier and politician, Secretary of State for War (d. 2006)

Births105 years ago

1917 - Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and journalist (d. 2008)

Births103 years ago

1918 - David Opatoshu, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1996)

Births102 years ago

1919 - Fred Korematsu, American activist (d. 2005)

Births101 years ago

1920 - Michael Anderson, English director and producer (d. 2018)

Births100 years ago

1920 - Patrick Heron, British painter (d. 1999)

Births100 years ago

1920 - Delbert Mann, American director and producer (d. 2007)

Births100 years ago

1922 - Dick Martin, American comedian, actor, and director (d. 2008)

Births98 years ago

1923 - Marianne Ferber, Czech-American economist and author (d. 2013)

Births97 years ago

1924 - S. N. Goenka, Burmese-Indian author and educator (d. 2013)

Births96 years ago

1924 - Lloyd Alexander, American soldier and author (d. 2007)

Births96 years ago

1925 - Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist, invented the computer mouse (d. 2013)

Births95 years ago

1927 - Olof Palme, Swedish statesman, 26th Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1986)

Births93 years ago

1928 - Harold Prince, American director and producer

Births92 years ago

1929 - Lois Hole, Canadian businesswoman and politician, 15th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta (d. 2005)

Births91 years ago

1929 - Hugh Tayfield, South African cricketer (d. 1994)

Births91 years ago

1929 - Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian-Italian physician and humanitarian (d. 1996)

Births91 years ago

1930 - Gene Hackman, American actor and author

Births90 years ago

1930 - Magnus Malan, South African general and politician, South African Minister of Defence (d. 2011)

Births90 years ago

1931 - John Crosbie, Canadian lawyer and politician, 34th Canadian Minister of Justice

Births89 years ago

1931 - Shirley Hazzard, Australian-American novelist, short story writer, and essayist (d. 2016)

Births89 years ago

1932 - Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician (d. 2007)

Births88 years ago

1934 - Tammy Grimes, American actress and singer (d. 2016)

Births86 years ago

1935 - Richard Brautigan, American novelist, poet, and short story writer (d. 1984)

Births85 years ago

1935 - Tubby Hayes, English saxophonist and composer (d. 1973)

Births85 years ago

1936 - Horst Jankowski, German pianist and composer (d. 1998)

Births84 years ago

1937 - Vanessa Redgrave, English actress

Births83 years ago

1937 - Boris Spassky, Russian chess player and theoretician

Births83 years ago

1938 - Islam Karimov, Uzbek politician, 1st President of Uzbekistan (d. 2016)

Births82 years ago

1941 - Gregory Benford, American astrophysicist and author

Births79 years ago

1941 - Dick Cheney, American businessman and politician, 46th Vice President of the United States

Births79 years ago

1941 - Tineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer

Births79 years ago

1942 - Marty Balin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2018)

Births78 years ago

1943 - Davey Johnson, American baseball player and manager

Births77 years ago

1944 - Lynn Harrell, American cellist and academic

Births76 years ago

1944 - Colin Rimer, English lawyer and judge

Births76 years ago

1945 - Meir Dagan, Israeli military officer and intelligence official, Director of Mossad (2002–11) (d. 2016)

Births75 years ago

1945 - Michael Dorris, American author and scholar (d. 1997)

Births75 years ago

1946 - John Bird, Baron Bird, English publisher, founded The Big Issue

Births74 years ago

1947 - Les Barker, English poet and author

Births73 years ago

1947 - Steve Marriott, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1991)

Births73 years ago

1948 - Nick Broomfield, English director and producer

Births72 years ago

1948 - Miles Reid, English mathematician and academic

Births72 years ago

1949 - Peter Agre, American physician and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate

Births71 years ago

1950 - Jack Newton, Australian golfer

Births70 years ago

1951 - Phil Collins, English drummer, singer-songwriter, producer, and actor

Births69 years ago

1951 - Charles S. Dutton, American actor and director

Births69 years ago

1951 - Bobby Stokes, English footballer (d. 1995)

Births69 years ago

1952 - Doug Falconer, Canadian football player and producer

Births68 years ago

1953 - Fred Hembeck, American author and illustrator

Births67 years ago

1955 - John Baldacci, American politician, 73rd Governor of Maine

Births65 years ago

1955 - Tom Izzo, American basketball player and coach

Births65 years ago

1955 - Curtis Strange, American golfer and sportscaster

Births65 years ago

1957 - Payne Stewart, American golfer (d. 1999)

Births63 years ago

1958 - Derek White, Scottish rugby player

Births62 years ago

1959 - Cynthia Carter, Welsh journalist, author, and academic

Births61 years ago

1959 - Steve Folkes, Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 2018)

Births61 years ago

1959 - Jody Watley, American entertainer

Births61 years ago
Births58 years ago

1964 - Otis Smith, American basketball player, coach, and manager

Births56 years ago

1965 - Kevin Moore, Australian rugby league player and coach

Births55 years ago

1966 - Danielle Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

Births54 years ago
Births52 years ago

1971 - Kimo von Oelhoffen, American football player

Births49 years ago

1972 - Jill McGill, American golfer

Births48 years ago

1972 - Chris Simon, Canadian ice hockey player

Births48 years ago

1973 - Jalen Rose, American basketball player and sportscaster

Births47 years ago

1974 - Christian Bale, Welsh actor

Births46 years ago

1974 - Olivia Colman, English actress

Births46 years ago

1975 - Juninho Pernambucano, Brazilian footballer

Births45 years ago

1975 - Yumi Yoshimura, Japanese musician and singer

Births45 years ago

1976 - Andy Milonakis, American entertainer

Births44 years ago

1977 - Dan Hinote, American ice hockey player and coach

Births43 years ago

1978 - Carmen Küng, Swiss curler

Births42 years ago

1978 - John Patterson, American baseball player

Births42 years ago

1979 - Trevor Gillies, Canadian ice hockey player

Births41 years ago

1980 - João Soares de Almeida Neto, Brazilian footballer

Births40 years ago

1980 - Georgios Vakouftsis, Greek footballer

Births40 years ago

1980 - Wilmer Valderrama, American actor and producer

Births40 years ago

1981 - Jonathan Bender, American basketball player

Births39 years ago

1981 - Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian footballer

Births39 years ago

1981 - Afonso Alves, Brazilian footballer

Births39 years ago

1981 - Peter Crouch, English footballer

Births39 years ago

1981 - Mathias Lauda, Austrian racing driver

Births39 years ago

1982 - Jorge Cantú, Mexican baseball player

Births38 years ago

1984 - Kotoshōgiku Kazuhiro, Japanese sumo wrestler

Births36 years ago

1984 - Arthur Chu, Asian-American columnist and former Jeopardy! contestant

Births36 years ago

1984 - Kid Cudi, American entertainer

Births36 years ago

1985 - Gisela Dulko, Argentinian tennis player

Births35 years ago

1985 - Torrey Mitchell, Canadian ice hockey player

Births35 years ago

1985 - Trae Williams, American football player

Births35 years ago

1986 - Nick Evans, American baseball player

Births34 years ago

1987 - Ben Cutting, Australian cricketer

Births33 years ago

1987 - Lance Franklin, Australian footballer

Births33 years ago

1987 - Phil Lester, English Internet celebrity

Births33 years ago

1987 - Becky Lynch, Irish wrestler

Births33 years ago

1987 - Renato Santos, Brazilian footballer

Births33 years ago

1987 - Arda Turan, Turkish footballer

Births33 years ago

1988 - Rob Pinkston, American actor and director

Births32 years ago

1989 - Tomás Mejías, Spanish footballer

Births31 years ago

1989 - Girish Kumar, Indian film actor

Births31 years ago

1990 - Yoon Bo-ra, South Korean singer

Births30 years ago

1990 - Joe Colborne, Canadian ice hockey player

Births30 years ago

1990 - Andrew McCullough, Australian rugby league player

Births30 years ago

1990 - Nils Miatke, German footballer

Births30 years ago

1990 - Luca Sbisa, Swiss ice hockey player

Births30 years ago

1990 - Mitchell Starc, Australian cricketer

Births30 years ago

1990 - Phillip Supernaw, American football player

Births30 years ago

1991 - Stefan Elliott, Canadian ice hockey player

Births29 years ago

1993 - Katy Marchant, English track cyclist

Births27 years ago

1995 - Jack Laugher, English diver

Births25 years ago

1995 - Víctor Sánchez, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2015)

Births25 years ago

Deaths

680 - Balthild, Frankish queen (b. 626)

Deaths
Deaths990 years ago

1181 - Emperor Takakura of Japan (b. 1161)

Deaths839 years ago

1240 - Pelagio Galvani, Leonese lawyer and cardinal (b. 1165)

Deaths780 years ago
Deaths706 years ago
Deaths636 years ago

1497 - Lê Thánh Tông, King of Vietnam (b. 1442)

Deaths523 years ago

1574 - Damião de Góis, Portuguese historian and philosopher (b. 1502)

Deaths446 years ago

1606 - Everard Digby, English criminal (b. 1578)

Deaths414 years ago

1606 - John Grant, English conspirator (b. 1570)

Deaths414 years ago

1606 - Robert Wintour, English conspirator (b. 1565)

Deaths414 years ago
Deaths371 years ago

1664 - Cornelis de Graeff, Dutch mayor (b. 1599)

Deaths356 years ago

1730 - Peter II of Russia (b. 1715)

Deaths290 years ago

1770 - Giovanni Pietro Francesco Agius de Soldanis, Maltese linguist, historian and cleric (b. 1712)

Deaths250 years ago

1836 - Betsy Ross, American seamstress, said to have designed the American Flag (b. 1752)

Deaths184 years ago

1838 - Osceola, American tribal leader (b. 1804)

Deaths182 years ago

1858 - Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist and ornithologist (b. 1778)

Deaths162 years ago

1867 - Emperor Kōmei of Japan (b. 1831)

Deaths153 years ago

1869 - William Carleton, Irish author (b. 1794)

Deaths151 years ago

1881 - Arthur O'Shaughnessy, English poet and herpetologist (b. 1844)

Deaths139 years ago

1889 - Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, heir apparent to the throne of Austria-Hungary (b. 1858)

Deaths131 years ago

1926 - Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896)

Deaths94 years ago

1928 - Johannes Fibiger, Danish physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1867)

Deaths92 years ago

1929 - La Goulue, French model and dancer (b. 1866)

Deaths91 years ago

1934 - Frank Nelson Doubleday, American publisher, founded the Doubleday Publishing Company (b. 1862)

Deaths86 years ago

1947 - Frederick Blackman, English botanist and physiologist (b. 1866)

Deaths73 years ago

1948 - Arthur Coningham, Australian air marshal (b. 1895)

Deaths72 years ago

1948 - Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule (b. 1869)

Deaths72 years ago

1948 - Orville Wright, American pilot and engineer, co-founded the Wright Company (b. 1871)

Deaths72 years ago

1951 - Ferdinand Porsche, Austrian-German engineer and businessman, founded Porsche (b. 1875)

Deaths69 years ago

1958 - Jean Crotti, Swiss painter (b. 1878)

Deaths62 years ago

1958 - Ernst Heinkel, German engineer and businessman; founded the Heinkel Aircraft Company (b. 1888)

Deaths62 years ago

1962 - Manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician and engineer (b. 1894)

Deaths58 years ago

1963 - Francis Poulenc, French pianist and composer (b. 1899)

Deaths57 years ago

1966 - Jaan Hargel, Estonian flute player, conductor, and educator (b. 1912)

Deaths54 years ago

1968 - Makhanlal Chaturvedi, Indian poet, playwright, and journalist (b. 1889)

Deaths52 years ago

1969 - Dominique Pire, Belgian friar, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1910)

Deaths51 years ago

1973Elizabeth Baker, American economist and academic (b. 1885)

Deaths47 years ago

1974 - Olav Roots, Estonian pianist and composer (b. 1910)

Deaths46 years ago

1977 - Paul Marais de Beauchamp, French zoologist (b. 1883)

Deaths43 years ago

1980 - Professor Longhair, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1918)

Deaths40 years ago

1982 - Lightnin' Hopkins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1912)

Deaths38 years ago

1991 - John Bardeen, American physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1908)

Deaths29 years ago

1991 - Clifton C. Edom, American photographer and educator (b. 1907)

Deaths29 years ago

1994 - Pierre Boulle, French soldier and author (b. 1912)

Deaths26 years ago

1999 - Huntz Hall, American actor (b. 1919)

Deaths21 years ago

1999 - Ed Herlihy, American journalist (b. 1909)

Deaths21 years ago

2001 - Jean-Pierre Aumont, French soldier and actor (b. 1911)

Deaths19 years ago

2001 - Johnnie Johnson, English air marshal and pilot (b. 1915)

Deaths19 years ago

2001 - Joseph Ransohoff, American surgeon and educator (b. 1915)

Deaths19 years ago

2005 - Martyn Bennett, Canadian-Scottish violinist (b. 1971)

Deaths15 years ago

2006 - Coretta Scott King, American author and activist (b. 1927)

Deaths14 years ago

2006 - Wendy Wasserstein, American playwright and academic (b. 1950)

Deaths14 years ago

2007 - Sidney Sheldon, American author and screenwriter (b. 1917)

Deaths13 years ago

2008 - Marcial Maciel, Mexican-American priest, founded the Legion of Christ and Regnum Christi (b. 1920)

Deaths12 years ago

2009 - H. Guy Hunt, American soldier, pastor, and politician, 49th Governor of Alabama (b. 1933)

Deaths11 years ago

2010 - Fadil Ferati, Kosovar accountant and politician (b. 1960)

Deaths10 years ago

2011 - John Barry, English composer and conductor (b. 1933)

Deaths9 years ago

2012 - Frank Aschenbrenner, American football player and soldier (b. 1925)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Doeschka Meijsing, Dutch author (b. 1947)

Deaths8 years ago

2013 - Gamal al-Banna, Egyptian author and scholar (b. 1920)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Patty Andrews, American singer (b. 1918)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - George Witt, American baseball player and coach (b. 1931)

Deaths7 years ago

2014 - Stefan Bałuk, Polish general and photographer (b. 1914)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - The Mighty Hannibal, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1939)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - William Motzing, American composer and conductor (b. 1937)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Arthur Rankin, Jr., American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1924)

Deaths6 years ago

2015 - Carl Djerassi, Austrian-American chemist, author, and playwright (b. 1923)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Ülo Kaevats, Estonian academic, philosopher, and politician (b. 1947)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Geraldine McEwan, English actress (b. 1932)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Gerrit Voorting, Dutch cyclist (b. 1923)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Zhelyu Zhelev, Bulgarian philosopher and politician, 2nd President of Bulgaria (b. 1935)

Deaths5 years ago

2016 - Frank Finlay, English actor (b. 1926)

Deaths4 years ago

2016 - Francisco Flores Pérez, Salvadorian politician, President of El Salvador (b. 1959)

Deaths4 years ago

2016 - Georgia Davis Powers, American activist and politician (b. 1923)

Deaths4 years ago

2018 - Mark Salling, American actor and musician (b. 1982)

Deaths2 years ago

2019 - Dick Miller, American actor (b. 1928)