Holidays and observances

Day of the Shining Star (Kim Jong-il's Birthday) (North Korea)

Holidays and observances

Restoration of Lithuania's Statehood Day, celebrate the independence of Lithuania from Russia and Germany in 1918 (Lithuania)

Holidays and observances

Events

116 - Emperor Trajan sends laureatae to the Roman Senate at Rome on account of his victories and conquest of Parthia.

Events

1249 - Andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khagan of the Mongol Empire.

Events771 years ago
Events750 years ago

1630 - Dutch forces led by Hendrick Lonck capture Olinda in what was to become part of Dutch Brazil.

Events390 years ago

1646 - Battle of Torrington, Devon: The last major battle of the first English Civil War.

Events374 years ago

1699 - First Leopoldine Diploma is issued by the Holy Roman Emperor, recognizing the Greek Catholic clergy enjoyed the same privileges as Roman Catholic priests in the Principality of Transylvania.

Events321 years ago

1796 - Colombo in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) falls to the British, completing their invasion of Ceylon.

Events224 years ago

1804 - First Barbary War: Stephen Decatur leads a raid to burn the pirate-held frigate USS Philadelphia.

Events216 years ago

1881 - The Canadian Pacific Railway is incorporated by Act of Parliament at Ottawa (44th Vic., c.1).

Events139 years ago

1899 - Iceland's first football club, Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur, is founded.

Events121 years ago

1918 - The Council of Lithuania unanimously adopts the Act of Independence, declaring Lithuania an independent state.

Events102 years ago
Events97 years ago
Events90 years ago

1934 - The Austrian Civil War ends with the defeat of the Social Democrats and the Republikanischer Schutzbund.

Events86 years ago

1936 - Elections bring the Popular Front to power in Spain.

Events84 years ago

1937 - Wallace H. Carothers receives a United States patent for nylon.

Events83 years ago

1940 - World War II: Altmark Incident: The German tanker Altmark is boarded by sailors from the British destroyer HMS Cossack. 299 British prisoners are freed.

Events80 years ago

1943 - World War II: In the early phases of the Third Battle of Kharkov, Red Army troops re-enter the city.

Events77 years ago

1945 - World War II: American forces land on Corregidor Island in the Philippines.

Events75 years ago

1959 - Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba after dictator Fulgencio Batista was overthrown on January 1.

Events61 years ago

1960 - The U.S. Navy submarine USS Triton begins Operation Sandblast, setting sail from New London, Connecticut, to begin the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe.

Events60 years ago

1961 - Explorer program: Explorer 9 (S-56a) is launched.

Events59 years ago

1962 - Flooding in the coastal areas of West Germany kills 315 and destroys the homes of about 60,000 people.

Events58 years ago

1968 - In Haleyville, Alabama, the first 9-1-1 emergency telephone system goes into service.

Events52 years ago

1978 - The first computer bulletin board system is created (CBBS in Chicago).

Events42 years ago
Events37 years ago

1985 - Hezbollah is founded.

Events35 years ago

1986 - The Soviet liner MS Mikhail Lermontov runs aground in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand.

Events34 years ago

1986 - China Airlines Flight 2265 crashes into the Pacific Ocean near Penghu Airport in Taiwan, killing all 13 aboard.

Events34 years ago

1991 - Nicaraguan Contras leader Enrique Bermúdez is assassinated in Managua.

Events29 years ago

1996 - A Chicago-bound Amtrak train, the Capitol Limited, collides with a MARC commuter train bound for Washington, D.C., killing 11 people.

Events24 years ago

1998 - China Airlines Flight 676 crashes into a road and residential area near Chiang Kai-shek International Airport in Taiwan, killing all 196 aboard and seven more on the ground.

Events22 years ago

2005 - The Kyoto Protocol comes into force, following its ratification by Russia.

Events15 years ago

2005 - The National Hockey League cancels the entire 2004–05 regular season and playoffs.

Events15 years ago

2006 - The last Mobile army surgical hospital (MASH) is decommissioned by the United States Army.

Events14 years ago

2013 - A bomb blast at a market in Hazara Town, Quetta, Pakistan kills more than 80 people and injures 190 others.

Events7 years ago

Births

1032 - Ying Zong, Chinese emperor (d. 1067)

Births988 years ago

1222 - Nichiren, founder of Nichiren Buddhism (d. 1282)

Births798 years ago

1304 - Jayaatu Khan Tugh Temür, Chinese emperor (d. 1332)

Births716 years ago

1331 - Coluccio Salutati, Italian political leader (d. 1406)

Births689 years ago
Births601 years ago
Births550 years ago

1471 - Krishnadevaraya, emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire (d. 1529)

Births549 years ago

1497 - Philip Melanchthon, German astronomer, theologian, and academic (d. 1560)

Births523 years ago

1514 - Georg Joachim Rheticus, Austrian cartographer and instrument maker (d. 1574)

Births506 years ago

1519 - Gaspard II de Coligny, French admiral (d. 1572)

Births501 years ago

1543 - Kanō Eitoku, Japanese painter and educator (d. 1590)

Births477 years ago

1620 - Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (d. 1688)

Births400 years ago

1643 - John Sharp, English archbishop (d. 1714)

Births377 years ago

1698 - Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician, geophysicist, and astronomer (d. 1758)

Births322 years ago

1727 - Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian botanist, chemist, and mycologist (d. 1817)

Births293 years ago

1740 - Giambattista Bodoni, Italian publisher and engraver (d. 1813)

Births280 years ago

1761 - Jean-Charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)

Births259 years ago

1774 - Pierre Rode, French violinist and composer (d. 1830)

Births246 years ago

1786 - Maria Pavlovna, Russian Grand Duchess (d. 1859)

Births234 years ago

1802 - Phineas Quimby, American mystic and philosopher (d. 1866)

Births218 years ago

1804 - Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist and zoologist (d. 1885)

Births216 years ago

1812 - Henry Wilson, American colonel and politician, 18th Vice President of the United States (d. 1875)

Births208 years ago

1821 - Heinrich Barth, German explorer and scholar (d. 1865)

Births199 years ago

1822 - Francis Galton, English biologist and statistician (d. 1911)

Births198 years ago

1824 - Peter Kosler, Slovenian lawyer, geographer, and cartographer (d. 1879)

Births196 years ago

1826 - Joseph Victor von Scheffel, German poet and author (d. 1886)

Births194 years ago

1830 - Lars Hertervig, Norwegian painter (d. 1902)

Births190 years ago

1831 - Nikolai Leskov, Russian author, playwright, and journalist (d. 1895)

Births189 years ago

1834 - Ernst Haeckel, German biologist, physician, and philosopher (d. 1919)

Births186 years ago

1838 - Henry Adams, American journalist, historian, and author (d. 1918)

Births182 years ago

1841 - Armand Guillaumin, French painter (d. 1927)

Births179 years ago

1843 - Henry M. Leland, American engineer and businessman, founded Cadillac and Lincoln (d. 1932)

Births177 years ago

1845 - George Kennan, American journalist and explorer (d. 1924)

Births175 years ago

1848 - Hugo de Vries, Dutch botanist, geneticist, and academic (d. 1935)

Births172 years ago

1848 - Octave Mirbeau, French journalist, novelist, and playwright (d. 1917)

Births172 years ago

1856 - Ossian Everett Mills, American academic, founded Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (d. 1920)

Births164 years ago

1866 - Billy Hamilton, American baseball player and manager (d. 1940)

Births154 years ago

1868 - Edward S. Curtis, American ethnologist and photographer (d. 1952)

Births152 years ago

1873 - Radoje Domanović, Serbian journalist and author (d. 1908)

Births147 years ago

1876 - G. M. Trevelyan, English historian and academic (d. 1962)

Births144 years ago

1878 - Pamela Colman Smith, English occultist and illustrator (d. 1951)

Births142 years ago

1878 - James Colosimo, Italian-American mob boss (d. 1920)

Births142 years ago

1884 - Robert J. Flaherty, German-Irish American director and producer (d. 1951)

Births136 years ago

1887 - Kathleen Clifford, American actress (d. 1962)

Births133 years ago

1891 - Hans F. K. Günther, German eugenicist and academic (d. 1968)

Births129 years ago

1893 - Katharine Cornell, American actress and producer (d. 1974)

Births127 years ago

1896 - Eugénie Blanchard, French super-centenarian (d. 2010)

Births124 years ago

1901 - Wayne King, American singer-songwriter and conductor (d. 1985)

Births119 years ago

1901 - Chester Morris, American actor (d. 1970)

Births119 years ago

1902 - Cyril Vincent, South African cricketer (d. 1968)

Births118 years ago

1903 - Edgar Bergen, Swedish-American ventriloquist and actor (d. 1978)

Births117 years ago

1904 - James Baskett, African-American actor and singer (d. 1948)

Births116 years ago
Births116 years ago

1905Henrietta Barnett, British Women's Royal Air Force officer (d. 1985)

Births115 years ago

1906 - Vera Menchik, British-Czechoslovak-Russian chess player (d. 1944)

Births114 years ago

1909 - Hugh Beaumont, American actor and director (d. 1982)

Births111 years ago

1909 - Jeffrey Lynn, American actor (d. 1995)

Births111 years ago

1909 - Richard McDonald, Irish-American businessman, co-founded McDonald's (d. 1998)

Births111 years ago

1914 - Jimmy Wakely, American country music singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1982)

Births106 years ago

1916 - Bill Doggett, African-American pianist and composer (d. 1996)

Births104 years ago

1919 - Georges Ulmer, Danish-French actor and composer (d. 1989)

Births101 years ago

1920 - Anna Mae Hays, American general (d. 2018)

Births100 years ago

1921 - Vera-Ellen, German-American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1981)

Births99 years ago

1921 - Jean Behra, French race car driver (d. 1959)

Births99 years ago

1921 - John Galbraith Graham, English priest and academic (d. 2013)

Births99 years ago

1922 - Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, German soldier and pilot (d. 1950)

Births98 years ago

1923 - Samuel Willenberg, Polish-Israeli sculptor and painter (d. 2016)

Births97 years ago

1926 - Margot Frank, German-Dutch holocaust victim (d. 1945)

Births94 years ago

1926 - John Schlesinger, English actor and director (d. 2003)

Births94 years ago

1927 - June Brown, English actress

Births93 years ago

1929 - Gerhard Hanappi, Austrian footballer and architect (d. 1980)

Births91 years ago

1929 - Peter Porter, Australian-English poet and educator (d. 2010)

Births91 years ago

1931 - Otis Blackwell, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2002)

Births89 years ago

1931 - Ken Takakura, Japanese actor and singer (d. 2014)

Births89 years ago

1932 - Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Sierra Leonean economist, lawyer, and politician, 3rd President of Sierra Leone (d. 2014)

Births88 years ago

1932 - Gretchen Wyler, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2007)

Births88 years ago

1934 - August Coppola, American author and academic (d. 2009)

Births86 years ago

1934 - Marlene Hagge, American golfer

Births86 years ago

1935 - Brian Bedford, English-American actor and director (d. 2016)

Births85 years ago

1935 - Sonny Bono, American actor, singer, and politician (d. 1998)

Births85 years ago

1935 - Stephen Gaskin, American activist, co-founded The Farm (d. 2014)

Births85 years ago

1935 - Bradford Parkinson, American colonel and engineer

Births85 years ago

1935 - Kenneth Price, American painter and sculptor (d. 2012)

Births85 years ago

1937 - Paul Bailey, British novelist, critic, and biographer

Births83 years ago

1937 - Yuri Manin, Russian-German mathematician and academic

Births83 years ago

1938 - John Corigliano, American composer and academic

Births82 years ago

1939 - Adolfo Azcuna, Filipino lawyer and judge

Births81 years ago

1940 - Hannelore Schmatz, German mountaineer (d. 1979)

Births80 years ago

1941 - Kim Jong-il, North Korean commander and politician, 2nd Supreme Leader of North Korea (d. 2011)

Births79 years ago

1942 - Richard Williams, American tennis player and coach

Births78 years ago

1944 - Glyn Davies, Welsh farmer and politician

Births76 years ago

1944 - Richard Ford, American novelist and short story writer

Births76 years ago

1944 - António Mascarenhas Monteiro, Cape Verdean politician, 2nd President of Cape Verde (d. 2016)

Births76 years ago

1948 - Kaiketsu Masateru, Japanese sumo wrestler and coach (d. 2014)

Births72 years ago

1949 - Bob O'Reilly, Australian rugby league player

Births71 years ago

1950 - Peter Hain, Kenyan-Welsh politician, Secretary of State for Wales

Births70 years ago

1951 - Barry Foote, American baseball player and coach

Births69 years ago

1952 - William Katt, American actor, director, and screenwriter

Births68 years ago

1952 - James Ingram, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2019)

Births68 years ago

1953 - John Bradbury, English drummer, songwriter, and producer (d. 2015)

Births67 years ago

1953 - Lanny McDonald, Canadian ice hockey player and manager

Births67 years ago

1953 - Roberta Williams, American video game designer, co-founded Sierra Entertainment

Births67 years ago

1954 - Iain Banks, Scottish author and playwright (d. 2013)

Births66 years ago

1954 - Margaux Hemingway, American model and actress (d. 1996)

Births66 years ago

1954 - Michael Holding, Jamaican cricketer and sportscaster

Births66 years ago

1956 - Vincent Ward, New Zealand director and screenwriter

Births64 years ago

1957 - LeVar Burton, German-born American actor, director, and producer

Births63 years ago

1958 - Natalie Angier, American author

Births62 years ago

1958 - Ice-T, American rapper and actor

Births62 years ago

1958 - Oscar Schmidt, Brazilian basketball player

Births62 years ago

1958 - Herb Williams, American basketball player and coach

Births62 years ago

1959 - John McEnroe, German-American tennis player and sportscaster

Births61 years ago

1959 - Kelly Tripucka, American basketball player and sportscaster

Births61 years ago

1960 - Pete Willis, English guitarist and songwriter

Births60 years ago

1961 - Des Hasler, Australian rugby league player and coach

Births59 years ago

1961 - Liu Kang, Chinese footballer and manager (d. 2013)

Births59 years ago

1961 - Andy Taylor, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

Births59 years ago

1962 - John Balance, English singer-songwriter (d. 2004)

Births58 years ago

1964 - Bebeto, Brazilian footballer and manager

Births56 years ago

1964 - Christopher Eccleston, English actor

Births56 years ago

1965 - Dave Lombardo, Cuban-American drummer

Births55 years ago

1967 - Keith Gretzky, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

Births53 years ago

1968 - Warren Ellis, English author and screenwriter

Births52 years ago

1970 - Angelo Peruzzi, Italian footballer and manager

Births50 years ago

1971 - Michael Avenatti, American attorney and pundit

Births49 years ago

1971 - Craig Laundy, Australian politician

Births49 years ago

1972 - Jerome Bettis, American football player and sportscaster

Births48 years ago

1972 - Zoran Čampara, Bosnian football player

Births48 years ago

1972 - Sarah Clarke, American actress

Births48 years ago

1972 - Naomi Nishida, Japanese actress

Births48 years ago

1972 - Darrell Trindall, Australian rugby league player

Births48 years ago

1973 - Cathy Freeman, Australian sprinter

Births47 years ago

1974 - Mahershala Ali, American actor

Births46 years ago

1976 - Eric Byrnes, American baseball player and sportscaster

Births44 years ago

1976 - Kyo, Japanese singer-songwriter and producer

Births44 years ago

1977 - Ian Clarke, Irish-American computer scientist, founded Freenet

Births43 years ago

1977 - Ahman Green, American football player

Births43 years ago

1978 - Tia Hellebaut, Belgian high jumper and chemist

Births42 years ago

1978 - Wasim Jaffer, Indian cricketer

Births42 years ago

1978 - John Tartaglia, American actor, singer, and puppeteer

Births42 years ago

1979 - Eric Mun, American-South Korean singer and actor

Births41 years ago

1979 - Valentino Rossi, Italian motorcycle racer

Births41 years ago

1980 - Longineu W. Parsons III, French-American drummer

Births40 years ago

1981 - Jay Howard, English race car driver

Births39 years ago

1981 - Jerry Owens, American baseball player

Births39 years ago

1981 - Qyntel Woods, American basketball player

Births39 years ago

1982 - Aleksandr Dmitrijev, Estonian footballer

Births38 years ago

1982 - Rickie Lambert, English footballer

Births38 years ago

1982 - Lupe Fiasco, American rapper

Births38 years ago

1983 - Agyness Deyn, English model, actress, and singer

Births37 years ago

1984 - Sofia Arvidsson, Swedish tennis player

Births36 years ago

1984 - Oussama Mellouli, Tunisian swimmer

Births36 years ago

1985 - Simon Francis, English footballer

Births35 years ago

1985 - Stacy Lewis, American golfer

Births35 years ago

1985 - Ron Vlaar, Dutch footballer

Births35 years ago

1986 - Diego Godín, Uruguayan footballer

Births34 years ago

1987 - Luc Bourdon, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2008)

Births33 years ago

1987 - Theresa Goh, Singaporean swimmer

Births33 years ago

1987 - Hasheem Thabeet, Tanzanian basketball player

Births33 years ago

1988 - Diego Capel, Spanish footballer

Births32 years ago

1988 - Zhang Jike, Chinese table tennis player

Births32 years ago

1988 - Denílson Pereira Neves, Brazilian footballer

Births32 years ago

1988 - Andrea Ranocchia, Italian footballer

Births32 years ago

1988 - Kim Soo-hyun, South Korean actor and singer

Births32 years ago

1989 - Elizabeth Olsen, American actress

Births31 years ago

1990 - Dunamis Lui, Australian-Samoan rugby league player

Births30 years ago

1990 - The Weeknd, Canadian singer-songwriter and producer

Births30 years ago

1991 - Sergio Canales, Spanish footballer

Births29 years ago

1992 - Nicolai Boilesen, Danish footballer

Births28 years ago

1992 - Zsófia Susányi, Hungarian tennis player

Births28 years ago

1994 - Annika Beck, German tennis player

Births26 years ago

1994 - Federico Bernardeschi, Italian footballer

Births26 years ago

1994 - Ava Max, American singer and songwriter

Births26 years ago

1995 - Katy Dunne, English tennis player

Births25 years ago

1995 - Carina Witthöft, German tennis player

Births25 years ago

1997 - Pardeep Narwal, Indian Kabaddi athlete

Births23 years ago

Deaths

549 - Zhu Yi, Chinese general (b. 483)

Deaths

902 - Mary the Younger, Byzantine saint (b. 875)

Deaths

1184 - Richard of Dover, Archbishop of Canterbury

Deaths836 years ago
Deaths773 years ago
Deaths741 years ago

1281 - Gertrude of Hohenburg, queen consort of Germany (b. c.1225)

Deaths739 years ago
Deaths630 years ago

1391 - John V Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (b. 1332)

Deaths629 years ago

1531 - Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)

Deaths489 years ago

1560 - Jean du Bellay, French cardinal and diplomat (b. 1493)

Deaths460 years ago

1579 - Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, Spanish explorer (b. 1509)

Deaths441 years ago

1645 - Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general and politician, 24th Governor of the Duchy of Milan (b. 1585)

Deaths375 years ago

1710 - Esprit Fléchier, French bishop and author (b. 1632)

Deaths310 years ago
Deaths299 years ago

1754 - Richard Mead, English physician (b. 1673)

Deaths266 years ago

1820 - Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish general (b. 1758)

Deaths200 years ago
Deaths158 years ago

1898 - Thomas Bracken, Irish-New Zealand journalist, poet, and politician (b. 1843)

Deaths122 years ago

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

Deaths121 years ago

1907 - Giosuè Carducci, Italian poet and educator, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1835)

Deaths113 years ago

1912 - Nicholas of Japan, Russian-Japanese monk and saint (b. 1836)

Deaths108 years ago

1917 - Octave Mirbeau, French journalist, novelist, and playwright ( (b. 1848)

Deaths103 years ago

1919 - Vera Kholodnaya, Ukrainian actress (b. 1893)

Deaths101 years ago

1928 - Eddie Foy, Sr., American actor and dancer (b. 1856)

Deaths92 years ago

1932 - Ferdinand Buisson, French academic and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1841)

Deaths88 years ago

1932 - Edgar Speyer, American-English financier and philanthropist (b. 1862)

Deaths88 years ago

1944 - Dadasaheb Phalke, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1870)

Deaths76 years ago

1957 - Josef Hofmann, Polish-American pianist and composer (b. 1876)

Deaths63 years ago

1961 - Dazzy Vance, American baseball player (b. 1891)

Deaths59 years ago

1967 - Smiley Burnette, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1911)

Deaths53 years ago

1974 - John Garand, Canadian-American engineer, designed the M1 Garand Rifle(b. 1888)

Deaths46 years ago

1975 - Morgan Taylor, American hurdler and coach (b. 1903)

Deaths45 years ago

1977 - Janani Luwum, bishop, Church of Uganda, martyr (b. c.1922)

Deaths43 years ago

1977 - Rózsa Péter, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1905)

Deaths43 years ago

1980 - Erich Hückel, German physicist and chemist (b. 1895)

Deaths40 years ago

1984 - M. A. G. Osmani, Bangladeshi general (b. 1918)

Deaths36 years ago

1990 - Keith Haring, American painter and activist (b. 1958)

Deaths30 years ago

1991 - Enrique Bermúdez, Nicaraguan lieutenant and engineer (b. 1932)

Deaths29 years ago

1992 - Angela Carter, English novelist, short story writer (b. 1940)

Deaths28 years ago

1992 - Jânio Quadros, Brazilian politician, 22nd President of Brazil (b. 1917)

Deaths28 years ago

1992 - Herman Wold, Norwegian-Swedish economist and statistician (b. 1908)

Deaths28 years ago

1996 - Roberto Aizenberg, Argentinian painter and sculptor (b. 1922)

Deaths24 years ago

1996 - Roger Bowen, American actor and author (b. 1932)

Deaths24 years ago

1996 - Pat Brown, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Governor of California (b. 1905)

Deaths24 years ago

1996 - Brownie McGhee, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1915)

Deaths24 years ago

1997 - Chien-Shiung Wu, Chinese-American physicist and academic (b. 1912)

Deaths23 years ago

1998 - Mary Amdur, American toxicologist and public health researcher (b. 1908)

Deaths22 years ago

2000 - Marceline Day, American actress (b. 1908)

Deaths20 years ago

2000 - Lila Kedrova, Russian-French actress and singer

Deaths20 years ago

2000 - Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-American businessman, founded PING (b. 1911)

Deaths20 years ago

2001 - Howard W. Koch, American director and producer (b. 1916)

Deaths19 years ago

2001 - William Masters, American gynecologist and sexologist (b. 1915)

Deaths19 years ago

2002 - Walter Winterbottom, English footballer and manager (b. 1913)

Deaths18 years ago

2003 - Rusty Magee, American actor and composer (b. 1955)

Deaths17 years ago

2004 - Doris Troy, American singer-songwriter (b. 1937)

Deaths16 years ago

2006 - Johnny Grunge, American wrestler (b. 1966)

Deaths14 years ago

2006 - Ernie Stautner, German-American football player and coach (b. 1925)

Deaths14 years ago

2009 - Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, South Korean cardinal (b. 1921)

Deaths11 years ago

2011 - Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922)

Deaths9 years ago

2011 - Justinas Marcinkevičius, Lithuanian poet and playwright (b. 1930)

Deaths9 years ago

2012 - Gary Carter, American baseball player and coach (b. 1954)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Elyse Knox, American model, actress, and fashion designer (b. 1917)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - John Macionis, American swimmer and lieutenant (b. 1916)

Deaths8 years ago

2012 - Anthony Shadid, American journalist (b. 1968)

Deaths8 years ago

2013 - Colin Edwards, Guyanese footballer (b. 1991)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Grigory Pomerants, Russian philosopher and author (b. 1918)

Deaths7 years ago

2013 - Tony Sheridan, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1940)

Deaths7 years ago

2014 - Ken Farragut, American football player (b. 1928)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Gert Krawinkel, German guitarist (b. 1947)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Michael Shea, American author (b. 1946)

Deaths6 years ago

2015 - Lasse Braun, Algerian-Italian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1936)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Lesley Gore, American singer-songwriter (b. 1946)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - R. R. Patil, Indian lawyer and politician, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1957)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Lorena Rojas, Mexican actress and singer (b. 1971)

Deaths5 years ago

2016 - Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and diplomat, 6th Secretary-General of the United Nations (b. 1922)

Deaths4 years ago

2019 - Bruno Ganz, Swiss actor (b. 1941)

Deaths1 years ago

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