Holidays and observances

Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances

The first day of the Birth Anniversary of Fifth Druk Gyalpo, celebrated until February 23. (Bhutan)

Holidays and observances

The first day of the Musikahan Festival, celebrated until February 27. (Tagum City, Philippines)

Holidays and observances
Holidays and observances

Events

362 - Athanasius returns to Alexandria.

Events

1245 - Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland, is granted resignation after confessing to torture and forgery.

Events775 years ago

1440 - The Prussian Confederation is formed.

Events580 years ago

1613 - Mikhail I is unanimously elected Tsar by a national assembly, beginning the Romanov dynasty of Imperial Russia.

Events407 years ago

1797 - A force of 1,400 French soldiers invaded Britain at Fishguard in support of the Society of United Irishmen. They were defeated by 500 British reservists.

Events223 years ago

1804 - The first self-propelling steam locomotive makes its outing at the Pen-y-Darren Ironworks in Wales.

Events216 years ago

1808 - Without a previous declaration of war, Russian troops cross the border to Sweden at Abborfors in eastern Finland, thus beginning the Finnish War, in which Sweden will lose the eastern half of the country (i.e. Finland) to Russia.

Events212 years ago

1828 - Initial issue of the Cherokee Phoenix is the first periodical to use the Cherokee syllabary invented by Sequoyah.

Events192 years ago

1842 - John Greenough is granted the first U.S. patent for the sewing machine.

Events178 years ago
Events172 years ago
Events158 years ago

1866 - Lucy Hobbs Taylor becomes the first American woman to graduate from dental school.

Events154 years ago

1874 - The Oakland Daily Tribune publishes its first edition.

Events146 years ago

1878 - The first telephone directory is issued in New Haven, Connecticut.

Events142 years ago

1885 - The newly completed Washington Monument is dedicated.

Events135 years ago

1896 - An Englishman raised in Australia, Bob Fitzsimmons, fought an Irishman, Peter Maher, in an American promoted event which technically took place in Mexico, winning the 1896 World Heavyweight Championship in boxing.

Events124 years ago

1913 - Ioannina is incorporated into the Greek state after the Balkan Wars.

Events107 years ago

1916 - World War I: In France, the Battle of Verdun begins.

Events104 years ago

1918 - The last Carolina parakeet dies in captivity at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Events102 years ago

1919 - German socialist Kurt Eisner is assassinated. His death results in the establishment of the Bavarian Soviet Republic and parliament and government fleeing Munich, Germany.

Events101 years ago

1921 - Constituent Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Georgia adopts the country's first constitution.

Events99 years ago

1921 - Rezā Shāh takes control of Tehran during a successful coup.

Events99 years ago

1925 - The New Yorker publishes its first issue.

Events95 years ago

1929 - In the first battle of the Warlord Rebellion in northeastern Shandong against the Nationalist government of China, a 24,000-strong rebel force led by Zhang Zongchang was defeated at Zhifu by 7,000 NRA troops.

Events91 years ago

1937 - The League of Nations bans foreign national "volunteers" in the Spanish Civil War.

Events83 years ago

1945 - World War II: During the Battle of Iwo Jima, Japanese kamikaze planes sink the escort carrier USS Bismarck Sea and damage the USS Saratoga.

Events75 years ago

1945 - World War II: the Brazilian Expeditionary Force defeat the German forces in the Battle of Monte Castello on the Italian front.

Events75 years ago

1947 - In New York City, Edwin Land demonstrates the first "instant camera", the Polaroid Land Camera, to a meeting of the Optical Society of America.

Events73 years ago

1948 - NASCAR is incorporated.

Events72 years ago

1952 - The British government, under Winston Churchill, abolishes identity cards in the UK to "set the people free".

Events68 years ago

1952 - The Bengali Language Movement protests occur at the University of Dhaka in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).

Events68 years ago

1958 - The CND symbol, aka peace symbol, commissioned by the Direct Action Committee in protest against the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, is designed and completed by Gerald Holtom.

Events62 years ago

1965 - Malcolm X is assassinated while giving a talk at the Audobon ballroom in Harlem.

Events55 years ago
Events49 years ago

1972 - United States President Richard Nixon visits the People's Republic of China to normalize Sino-American relations.

Events48 years ago

1972 - The Soviet unmanned spaceship Luna 20 lands on the Moon.

Events48 years ago

1973 - Over the Sinai Desert, Israeli fighter aircraft shoot down Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114 jet killing 108 people.

Events47 years ago

1974 - The last Israeli soldiers leave the west bank of the Suez Canal pursuant to a truce with Egypt.

Events46 years ago
Events45 years ago

1995 - Steve Fossett lands in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada becoming the first person to make a solo flight across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon.

Events25 years ago

2013 - At least 17 people are killed and 119 injured following several bombings in the Indian city of Hyderabad.

Events7 years ago

Births

921 - Abe no Seimei, Japanese astrologer (d. 1005)

Births
Births623 years ago

1462 - Joanna la Beltraneja, princess of Castile (d. 1530)

Births558 years ago
Births536 years ago

1498 - Ralph Neville, 4th Earl of Westmorland, English Earl (d. 1549)

Births522 years ago
Births479 years ago

1556 - Sethus Calvisius, German astronomer, composer, and theorist (d. 1615)

Births464 years ago

1559 - Nurhaci, Manchu emperor (d. 1626)

Births461 years ago

1609 - Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian military commander (d. 1680)

Births411 years ago

1621 - Rebecca Nurse, Massachusetts colonist, executed as a witch (d. 1692)

Births399 years ago

1705 - Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, English admiral and politician (d. 1781)

Births315 years ago
Births292 years ago
Births237 years ago

1788 - Francis Ronalds, British scientist, inventor and engineer who was knighted for developing the first working electric telegraph (d. 1873)

Births232 years ago

1791 - Carl Czerny, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1857)

Births229 years ago

1794 - Antonio López de Santa Anna, Mexican general and politician, 8th President of Mexico (d. 1876)

Births226 years ago

1801 - John Henry Newman, English cardinal (d. 1890)

Births219 years ago

1817 - José Zorrilla, Spanish poet and playwright (d. 1893)

Births203 years ago

1821 - Charles Scribner I, American publisher, founded Charles Scribner's Sons (d. 1871)

Births199 years ago

1836 - Léo Delibes, French pianist and composer (d. 1891)

Births184 years ago

1844 - Charles-Marie Widor, French organist and composer (d. 1937)

Births176 years ago

1860 - Goscombe John, Welsh-English sculptor and academic (d. 1952)

Births160 years ago

1865 - John Haden Badley, English author and educator, founded the Bedales School (d. 1967)

Births155 years ago

1867 - Otto Hermann Kahn, German banker and philanthropist (d. 1934)

Births153 years ago

1875 - Jeanne Calment, French super-centenarian, oldest verified person ever (d. 1997)

Births145 years ago

1878 - Mirra Alfassa, French-Indian spiritual leader (d. 1973)

Births142 years ago

1881 - Kenneth J. Alford, English soldier, bandmaster, and composer (d. 1945)

Births139 years ago

1885 - Sacha Guitry, Russian-French actor, director, and playwright (d. 1957)

Births135 years ago

1887 - Korechika Anami, Japanese general and politician, 54th Japanese Minister of War (d. 1945)

Births133 years ago

1888 - Clemence Dane, English author and playwright (d. 1965)

Births132 years ago

1892 - Harry Stack Sullivan, American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst (d. 1949)

Births128 years ago

1893 - Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (d. 1979)

Births127 years ago

1893 - Andrés Segovia, Spanish guitarist (d. 1987)

Births127 years ago

1894 - Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar, Indian chemist and academic (d. 1955)

Births126 years ago

1895 - Henrik Dam, Danish biochemist and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1976)

Births125 years ago

1896 - Nirala, Indian poet and author (d. 1961)

Births124 years ago

1900 - Jeanne Aubert, French singer and actress (d. 1988)

Births120 years ago

1902 - Arthur Nock, English theologian and academic (d. 1963)

Births118 years ago

1903 - Anaïs Nin, French-American essayist and memoirist (d. 1977)

Births117 years ago

1903 - Raymond Queneau, French poet and author (d. 1976)

Births117 years ago

1905 - Christian Dior, French Fashion designer (d.1957)

Births115 years ago

1907 - W. H. Auden, English-American poet, playwright, and composer (d. 1973)

Births113 years ago

1909 - Hans Erni, Swiss painter, sculptor, and illustrator (d. 2015)

Births111 years ago

1910 - Douglas Bader, English captain and pilot (d. 1982)

Births110 years ago

1912 - Arline Judge, American actress and singer (d. 1974)

Births108 years ago

1914 - Ilmari Juutilainen, Finnish soldier and pilot (d. 1999)

Births106 years ago

1914 - Zachary Scott, American actor (d. 1965)

Births106 years ago

1914 - Jean Tatlock, American psychiatrist and physician (d. 1944)

Births106 years ago

1915 - Claudia Jones, Trinidad-British journalist and activist (d. 1964)

Births105 years ago

1915 - Ann Sheridan, American actress and singer (d. 1967)

Births105 years ago

1915 - Anton Vratuša, Prime Minister of Slovenia (1978–1980) (d. 2017)

Births105 years ago

1917 - Lucille Bremer, American actress and dancer (d. 1996)

Births103 years ago

1917 - Tadd Dameron, American pianist and composer (d. 1965)

Births103 years ago

1921 - John Rawls, American philosopher and academic (d. 2002)

Births99 years ago

1921 - Richard T. Whitcomb, American aeronautical engineer (d. 2009)

Births99 years ago

1924 - Thelma Estrin, American computer scientist and engineer (d. 2014)

Births96 years ago

1924 - Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwean educator and politician, 2nd President of Zimbabwe (d. 2019)

Births96 years ago

1924 - Dorothy Blum, American computer scientist and cryptanalyst (d. 1980)

Births96 years ago

1925 - Sam Peckinpah, American director and screenwriter (d. 1984)

Births95 years ago

1925 - Jack Ramsay, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster (d. 2014)

Births95 years ago

1927 - Erma Bombeck, American journalist and author (d. 1996)

Births93 years ago

1927 - Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion designer, founded Givenchy (d. 2018)

Births93 years ago

1929 - Chespirito, Mexican actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)

Births91 years ago

1933 - Nina Simone, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2003)

Births87 years ago

1934 - Rue McClanahan, American actress (d. 2010)

Births86 years ago

1935 - Richard A. Lupoff, American author

Births85 years ago

1936 - Barbara Jordan, American lawyer and politician (d. 1996)

Births84 years ago

1937 - Ron Clarke, Australian runner and politician, Mayor of the Gold Coast (d. 2015)

Births83 years ago
Births83 years ago

1938 - Bobby Charles, American singer-songwriter (d. 2010)

Births82 years ago

1938 - Kel Tremain, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1992)

Births82 years ago

1940 - Peter Gethin, English race car driver (d. 2011)

Births80 years ago

1940 - John Lewis, American activist and politician

Births80 years ago

1942 - Tony Martin, Trinidadian-American historian and academic (d. 2013)

Births78 years ago

1942 - Margarethe von Trotta, German actress, director, and screenwriter

Births78 years ago

1943 - David Geffen, American businessman, co-founded DreamWorks and Geffen Records

Births77 years ago

1945 - Maurice Bembridge, English golfer

Births75 years ago

1946 - Tyne Daly, American actress and singer

Births74 years ago

1946 - Anthony Daniels, English actor and producer

Births74 years ago

1946 - Alan Rickman, English actor and director (d. 2016)

Births74 years ago

1946 - Bob Ryan, American journalist and author

Births74 years ago

1947 - Johnny Echols, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births73 years ago

1947 - Olympia Snowe, American politician

Births73 years ago

1948 - Bill Slayback, American baseball player and singer (d. 2015)

Births72 years ago

1949 - Frank Brunner, American illustrator

Births71 years ago

1949 - Jerry Harrison, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

Births71 years ago

1949 - Ronnie Hellström, Swedish footballer

Births71 years ago

1950 - Larry Drake, American actor (d. 2016)

Births70 years ago

1951 - Vince Welnick, American keyboard player (d. 2006)

Births69 years ago

1952 - Jean-Jacques Burnel, English bass player, songwriter, and producer

Births68 years ago

1952 - Vitaly Churkin, Russian diplomat, former Ambassador of Russia to the United Nations (d. 2017)

Births68 years ago

1953 - Christine Ebersole, American actress and singer

Births67 years ago

1953 - William Petersen, American actor and producer

Births67 years ago

1954 - Christina Rees, British politician

Births66 years ago

1955 - Kelsey Grammer, American actor, singer, and producer

Births65 years ago

1958 - Jake Burns, Northern Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births62 years ago

1958 - Mary Chapin Carpenter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births62 years ago

1958 - Kim Coates, Canadian actor

Births62 years ago

1958 - Alan Trammell, American baseball player, coach, and manager

Births62 years ago

1959 - José María Cano, Spanish singer-songwriter and painter

Births61 years ago

1960 - Plamen Oresharski, Bulgarian economist and politician, 52nd Prime Minister of Bulgaria

Births60 years ago

1960 - Steve Wynn, American singer-songwriter

Births60 years ago

1961 - Christopher Atkins, American actor and businessman

Births59 years ago

1962 - Chuck Palahniuk, American novelist and journalist

Births58 years ago

1962 - David Foster Wallace, American novelist, short story writer, and essayist (d. 2008)

Births58 years ago

1963 - William Baldwin, American actor

Births57 years ago

1963 - Ranking Roger, English singer-songwriter and musician

Births57 years ago

1963 - Greg Turner, New Zealand golfer

Births57 years ago

1964 - Mark Kelly, American captain, pilot, and astronaut

Births56 years ago

1964 - Scott Kelly, American captain, pilot, and astronaut

Births56 years ago

1965 - Mark Ferguson, Australian journalist

Births55 years ago

1967 - Leroy Burrell, American runner and coach

Births53 years ago

1967 - Sari Essayah, Finnish athlete and politician

Births53 years ago

1969 - James Dean Bradfield, Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist (Manic Street Preachers)

Births51 years ago

1969 - Aunjanue Ellis, American actress and producer

Births51 years ago

1969 - Petra Kronberger, Austrian skier

Births51 years ago

1969 - Tony Meola, American soccer player and manager

Births51 years ago

1969 - Cathy Richardson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births51 years ago

1970 - Michael Slater, Australian cricketer and sportscaster

Births50 years ago

1970 - Eric Wilson, American bass player and drummer

Births50 years ago

1971 - Pierre Fulke, Swedish golfer

Births49 years ago

1972 - Seo Taiji, South Korean singer-songwriter

Births48 years ago

1973 - Heri Joensen, Faroese singer-songwriter and guitarist

Births47 years ago

1973 - Brian Rolston, American ice hockey player and coach

Births47 years ago

1974 - Iván Campo, Spanish footballer

Births46 years ago

1974 - Roberto Heras, Spanish cyclist

Births46 years ago

1975 - Scott Miller, Australian swimmer

Births45 years ago

1976 - Ryan Smyth, Canadian ice hockey player

Births44 years ago

1976 - Michael McIntyre, English comedian, actor and television presenter

Births44 years ago

1977 - Jonathan Safran Foer, American novelist

Births43 years ago

1977 - Steve Francis, American basketball player

Births43 years ago

1977 - Owen King, American author

Births43 years ago

1977 - Kevin Rose, American businessman and television host, founded Digg

Births43 years ago

1978 - Kumail Nanjiani, Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and podcast host

Births42 years ago

1979 - Pascal Chimbonda, Guadeloupean-French footballer

Births41 years ago

1979 - Shane Gibson, American guitarist (stOrk and Jonathan Davis and the SFA) (d. 2014)

Births41 years ago

1979 - Jennifer Love Hewitt, American actress and producer

Births41 years ago

1979 - Carly Colón, Puerto Rican professional wrestler

Births41 years ago

1979 - Jordan Peele, American actor, producer, and screenwriter

Births41 years ago

1980 - Brad Fast, Canadian ice hockey player

Births40 years ago

1980 - Tiziano Ferro, Italian singer-songwriter and producer

Births40 years ago
Births40 years ago

1980 - Justin Roiland, American animator, writer and voice actor

Births40 years ago

1981 - Floor Jansen, Dutch singer, songwriter, and vocal coach

Births39 years ago

1982 - Andre Barrett, American basketball player

Births38 years ago

1982 - Chantal Claret, American singer-songwriter

Births38 years ago

1982 - Tebogo Jacko Magubane, South African DJ and producer

Births38 years ago

1983 - Braylon Edwards, American football player

Births37 years ago

1983 - Franklin Gutiérrez, Venezuelan baseball player

Births37 years ago

1983 - Mélanie Laurent, French actress

Births37 years ago

1984 - Andrew Ellis, New Zealand rugby player

Births36 years ago

1984 - David Odonkor, German footballer

Births36 years ago

1984 - Marco Paoloni, Italian footballer

Births36 years ago

1984 - James Wisniewski, American ice hockey player

Births36 years ago

1985 - Georgios Samaras, Greek footballer

Births35 years ago

1985 - Jamaal Westerman, American football player

Births35 years ago

1986 - Charlotte Church, Welsh singer-songwriter and actress

Births34 years ago

1987 - Ellen Page, Canadian actress

Births33 years ago

1989 - Corbin Bleu, American actor, model, dancer, film producer and singer-songwriter

Births31 years ago

1990 - Mattias Tedenby, Swedish ice hockey player

Births30 years ago

1991 - Joe Alwyn, English actor

Births29 years ago

1991 - Riyad Mahrez, Algerian footballer

Births29 years ago

1991 - Ji So-yun, South Korean footballer

Births29 years ago

1991 - Devon Travis, American baseball player

Births29 years ago

1993 - Steve Leo Beleck, Cameroonian footballer

Births27 years ago

1993 - Davy Klaassen, Dutch footballer

Births27 years ago

1994 - Tang Haochen, Chinese tennis player

Births26 years ago

1994 - Charalampos Mavrias, Greek footballer

Births26 years ago

1996 - Sophie Turner, English actress

Births24 years ago

Deaths

4 AD - Gaius Caesar, Roman consul and grandson of Augustus (b. 20 BC)

Deaths

1184 - Minamoto no Yoshinaka, Japanese shōgun (b. 1154)

Deaths836 years ago

1437 - James I of Scotland (b. 1394; assassinated)

Deaths583 years ago

1471 - Jan Rokycana, Czech bishop and theologian (b. 1396)

Deaths549 years ago

1513 - Pope Julius II (b. 1443)

Deaths507 years ago

1543 - Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi, Somalian general (b. 1507)

Deaths477 years ago

1554 - Hieronymus Bock, German botanist and physician (b. 1498)

Deaths466 years ago

1572 - Cho Shik, Korean poet and scholar (d. 1501)

Deaths448 years ago

1590 - Ambrose Dudley, 3rd Earl of Warwick, English nobleman and general (b. 1528)

Deaths430 years ago

1595 - Robert Southwell, English priest and poet (b. 1561)

Deaths425 years ago

1677 - Baruch Spinoza, Dutch philosopher and scholar (b. 1632)

Deaths343 years ago

1715 - Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, English politician (b. 1637)

Deaths305 years ago

1730 - Pope Benedict XIII (b. 1649)

Deaths290 years ago

1821 - Georg Friedrich von Martens, German jurist and diplomat (b. 1756)

Deaths199 years ago

1824 - Eugène de Beauharnais, French general (b. 1781)

Deaths196 years ago

1829 - Kittur Chennamma, Indian queen and freedom fighter (b. 1778)

Deaths191 years ago

1846 - Emperor Ninkō of Japan (b. 1800)

Deaths174 years ago

1862 - Justinus Kerner, German poet and physician (b. 1786)

Deaths158 years ago

1888 - William Weston, English-Australian politician, 3rd Premier of Tasmania (b. 1804)

Deaths132 years ago

1891 - James Timberlake, American lieutenant and police officer (b. 1846)

Deaths129 years ago

1919 - Kurt Eisner, German journalist and politician, Minister-President of Bavaria (b. 1867)

Deaths101 years ago

1926 - Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1853)

Deaths94 years ago

1934 - Augusto César Sandino, Nicaraguan rebel leader (b. 1895)

Deaths86 years ago

1938 - George Ellery Hale, American astronomer and academic (b. 1868)

Deaths82 years ago

1941 - Frederick Banting, Canadian physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1891)

Deaths79 years ago

1944 - Ferenc Szisz, Hungarian-French race car driver (b. 1873)

Deaths76 years ago

1945 - Eric Liddell, Scottish rugby player and runner (b. 1902)

Deaths75 years ago

1946 - José Streel, Belgian journalist (b. 1911)

Deaths74 years ago

1958 - Duncan Edwards, English footballer (b. 1936)

Deaths62 years ago

1965 - Malcolm X, American minister and activist (b. 1925; assassinated)

Deaths55 years ago

1967 - Charles Beaumont, American author and screenwriter (b. 1929)

Deaths53 years ago

1968 - Howard Florey, Australian pathologist and pharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)

Deaths52 years ago

1972 - Zhang Guohua, Chinese general and politician (b. 1914)

Deaths48 years ago

1972 - Bronislava Nijinska, Russian-American dancer and choreographer (b. 1891)

Deaths48 years ago

1972 - Eugène Tisserant, French cardinal (b. 1884)

Deaths48 years ago

1974 - Tim Horton, Canadian ice hockey player and businessman, co-founded Tim Hortons (b. 1930)

Deaths46 years ago

1980 - Alfred Andersch, German-Swiss author (b. 1914)

Deaths40 years ago

1982 - Gershom Scholem, German-Israeli historian and philosopher (b. 1897)

Deaths38 years ago

1984 - Mikhail Sholokhov, Russian novelist and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)

Deaths36 years ago

1985 - Louis Hayward, South African-American actor (b. 1909)

Deaths35 years ago

1986 - Helen Hooven Santmyer, American novelist (b. 1895)

Deaths34 years ago

1991 - Dorothy Auchterlonie Green, Australian poet, critic, and academic (b. 1915)

Deaths29 years ago

1993 - Inge Lehmann, Danish seismologist and geophysicist (b. 1888)

Deaths27 years ago

1994 - Johannes Steinhoff, German general and pilot (b. 1913)

Deaths26 years ago

1996 - Morton Gould, American pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1913)

Deaths24 years ago

1999 - Gertrude B. Elion, American biochemist and pharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)

Deaths21 years ago

1999 - Ilmari Juutilainen, Finnish soldier and pilot (b. 1914)

Deaths21 years ago

1999 - Wilmer Mizell, American baseball player and politician (b. 1930)

Deaths21 years ago

2002 - John Thaw, English actor and producer (b. 1942)

Deaths18 years ago

2004 - John Charles, Welsh footballer and manager (b. 1931)

Deaths16 years ago

2005 - Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Cuban author, screenwriter, and critic (b. 1929)

Deaths15 years ago

2005 - Zdzisław Beksiński, Polish painter, photographer, and sculptor (b. 1929)

Deaths15 years ago

2008 - Ben Chapman, American actor (b. 1928)

Deaths12 years ago

2011 - Dwayne McDuffie, American author and screenwriter, co-founded Milestone Media (b. 1962)

Deaths9 years ago

2011 - Bernard Nathanson, American physician and activist (b. 1926)

Deaths9 years ago

2012 - H. M. Darmstandler, American general (b. 1922)

Deaths8 years ago

2013 - Hasse Jeppson, Swedish footballer (b. 1925)

Deaths7 years ago

2014 - Héctor Maestri, Cuban-American baseball player (b. 1935)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Matthew Robinson, Australian snowboarder (b. 1985)

Deaths6 years ago

2014 - Cornelius Schnauber, German–American historian, playwright, and academic (b. 1939)

Deaths6 years ago

2015 - Aleksei Gubarev, Russian general, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1931)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Sadeq Tabatabaei, Iranian journalist and politician (b. 1943)

Deaths5 years ago

2015 - Clark Terry, American trumpet player, composer, and educator (b. 1920)

Deaths5 years ago

2016 - Eric Brown, Scottish-English captain and pilot (b. 1919)

Deaths4 years ago

2017 - Jeanne Martin Cissé, Guinean teacher and politician (b. 1926)

Deaths3 years ago

2018 - Billy Graham, American evangelist (b. 1918)

Deaths2 years ago

2019 - Stanley Donen, American film director (b. 1924)

Deaths1 years ago

2019 - Peter Tork, American musician and actor (b. 1942)

Deaths1 years ago

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