Today Day in History for June 21

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Historical Events on 21th June, What Happened on June 21th This Day in History

2013:A suicide bomber kills 15 and injures 20 in a Shi'ite mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar.
2012:A boat carrying more than 200 refugees capsized in the Indian Ocean between the Indonesian island of Java and Christmas Island, killing 17 people and leaving 70 other missing.
2009:Greenland assumes self-rule.
2006:Pluto's newly discovered moons are officially named Nix & Hydra.
2004:SpaceShipOne becomes the first privately funded spaceplane to achieve spaceflight.
2001:A federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, indicts 13 Saudis and a Lebanese in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 American servicemen.
2000:Section 28 (of the Local Government Act 1988), outlawing the 'promotion' of homosexuality in the United Kingdom, is repealed in Scotland with a 99 to 17 vote.
1982:John Hinckley is found not guilty by reason of insanity for the attempted assassination of U.S. President Ronald Reagan.
1977:Bülent Ecevit, of the CHP forms the new government of Turkey.
1973:In handing down the decision in Miller v. California 413 US 15, the Supreme Court of the United States establishes the Miller Test for obscenity in U.S. law.
1970:Penn Central declares Section 77 bankruptcy, largest ever US corporate bankruptcy up to this date.
1964:Three civil rights workers, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Mickey Schwerner, are murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi, United States, by members of the Ku Klux Klan.
1963:Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini is elected as Pope Paul VI.
1957:Ellen Fairclough is sworn in as Canada's first female Cabinet Minister.
1952:The Philippine School of Commerce, through a republic act, is converted to Philippine College of Commerce, later to be the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
1948:Columbia Records introduces the long-playing record album in a public demonstration at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, New York.
1945:World War II: The Battle of Okinawa ends when the organized resistance of Imperial Japanese Army forces collapses in the Mabuni area on the southern tip of the main island.
1942:World War II: A Japanese submarine surfaces near the Columbia River in Oregon, firing 17 shells at nearby Fort Stevens in one of only a handful of attacks by Japan against the United States mainland.
1942:World War II: Tobruk falls to Italian and German forces.
1940:The first successful west-to-east navigation of Northwest Passage begins at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
1930:One-year conscription comes into force in France.
1929:An agreement brokered by U.S. Ambassador Dwight Whitney Morrow ends the Cristero War in Mexico.
1919:Admiral Ludwig von Reuter scuttles the German fleet in Scapa Flow, Orkney. The nine sailors killed are the last casualties of World War I.
1919:The Royal Canadian Mounted Police fire a volley into a crowd of unemployed war veterans, killing two, during the Winnipeg General Strike.
1915:The U.S. Supreme Court hands down its decision in Guinn v. United States 238 US 347 1915, striking down an Oklahoma law denying the right to vote to some citizens.
1900:Baron Eduard Toll, leader of the Russian Polar Expedition of 1900, departs Saint Petersburg in Russia on the explorer ship Zarya, never to return.
1900:Boxer Rebellion. China formally declares war on the United States, Britain, Germany, France and Japan, as an edict issued from the Empress Dowager Cixi.
1898:The United States captures Guam from Spain.
1877:The Molly Maguires, ten Irish immigrants convicted of murder, are hanged at the Schuylkill County and Carbon County, Pennsylvania prisons.
1864:New Zealand Land Wars: The Tauranga Campaign ends.
1864:American Civil War: The Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road begins.
1854:The first Victoria Cross is awarded during the bombardment of Bomarsund in the Åland Islands.
1848:In the Wallachian Revolution, Ion Heliade Rădulescu and Christian Tell issue the Proclamation of Islaz and create a new republican government.
1826:Maniots defeat Egyptians under Ibrahim Pasha in the Battle of Vergas.
1824:Greek War of Independence: Egyptian forces capture Psara in the Aegean Sea.
1813:Peninsular War: Battle of Victoria.
1798:Irish Rebellion of 1798: The British Army defeats Irish rebels at the Battle of Vinegar Hill.
1791:King Louis XVI of France and his immediate family begin the Flight to Varennes during the French Revolution.
1788:New Hampshire ratifies the Constitution of the United States and is admitted as the 9th state in the United States.
1768:James Otis, Jr. offends the King and Parliament in a speech to the Massachusetts General Court.
1749:Halifax, Nova Scotia, is founded.
1734:In Montreal in New France, a slave known by the French name of Marie-Joseph Angélique is put to death, having been convicted of setting the fire that destroyed much of the city.
1621:Execution of 27 Czech noblemen on the Old Town Square in Prague as a consequence of the Battle of White Mountain.
1582:Sengoku jidai: Oda Nobunaga, the most powerful of the Japanese daimyo, was forced to commit suicide by his own general Akechi Mitsuhide.
1529:French forces are driven out of northern Italy by Spain at the Battle of Landriano during the War of the League of Cognac.
1307:Külüg Khan is enthroned as Khagan of the Mongols and Wuzong of the Yuan.
533:A Byzantine expeditionary fleet under Belisarius sails from Constantinople to attack the Vandals in Africa, via Greece and Sicily.
217:The Romans, led by Gaius Flaminius, are ambushed and defeated by Hannibal at the Battle of Lake Trasimene.

June 21 Birthdays, Who born on June 21th


2001 Alexandra Obolentseva (Russian chess player)
1997 Rebecca Black (American singer)
1997 Ferdinand Zvonimir von Habsburg (Austrian race car driver)
1994 Başak Eraydın (Turkish tennis player)
1994 Chisato Okai (Japanese singer and actress (Cute and Tanpopo))
1991 Gaël Kakuta (French footballer)
1990 Pietro Baccolo (Italian footballer)
1990 Kasumi Suzuki (Japanese actress)
1989 Finn Atkins (English actress)
1989 Abubaker Kaki (Sudanese runner)
1989 Madison Parker (Hungarian porn actress)
1989 Patrick Schönfeld (German footballer)
1989 Jascha Washington (American actor)
1988 Allyssa DeHaan (American basketball and volleyball player)
1988 Alejandro Ramírez (Costa Rican chess player)
1988 Tunnet Taimla (Estonian renju player)
1988 Paolo Tornaghi (Italian footballer)
1987 Pablo Barrera (Mexican footballer)
1987 Sebastian Prödl (Austrian footballer)
1987 Kim Ryeowook (South Korean singer-songwriter and actor (Super Junior and Super Junior-M))
1987 Dale Thomas (Australian footballer)
1986 Lana Del Rey (American singer-songwriter)
1986 Hideaki Wakui (Japanese baseball player)
1985 Kris Allen (American singer-songwriter and guitarist)
1985 Anthony Morelli (American football player)
1985 Byron Schammer (Australian footballer)
1984 Jujubee (American drag queen performer)
1984 Franck Perera (French race car driver)
1984 LaRoche Jackson American football player ()
1983 Edward Snowden (American intelligence contractor and whistleblower)
1983 Marlon Davis (English actor and stand-up comedian)
1982 Rob Mills (Australian singer-songwriter and actor)
1982 Prince William (Duke of Cambridge)
1981 David Bortolussi (French-Italian rugby player)
1981 Yann Danis (Canadian ice hockey player)
1981 Simon Delestre (French horse rider)
1981 Brandon Flowers (American singer-songwriter (The Killers))
1981 Garrett Jones (American baseball player)
1980 Luca Anania (Italian footballer)
1980 Richard Jefferson (American basketball player)
1980 Sendy Rleal (Dominican baseball player)
1979 Kostas Katsouranis (Greek footballer)
1979 Chris Pratt (American actor)
1978 Rim'K (French rapper (113))
1978 Erica Durance (Canadian actress and producer)
1978 Jack Guzman (Colombian-American actor)
1978 Luke Kirby (Canadian actor)
1978 Matt Kuchar (American golfer)
1978 Jean-Pascal Lacoste (French singer and actor)
1978 Cristiano Lupatelli (Italian footballer)
1978 Dejan Ognjanović (Montenegrin footballer)
1978 Anthony Towns (Australian computer programmer)
1977 Michael Gomez (Irish boxer)
1977 Jochen Hecht (German ice hockey player)
1977 Sarah Slean (Canadian singer-songwriter)
1976 Antonio Cochran (American football player)
1976 Mike Einziger (American guitarist and songwriter (Incubus and Time Lapse Consortium))
1976 Nigel Lappin (Australian footballer and coach)
1974 Natasha Desborough (English radio host)
1974 Neely Jenkins (American bass player (Park Ave. and Tilly and the Wall))
1974 Rob Kelly (American football player)
1974 Craig Lowndes (Australian race car driver)
1974 Eero Palm (Estonian architect)
1974 Flavio Roma (Italian footballer)
1973 Juliette Lewis (American actress and singer (Juliette and the Licks))
1973 Pascal Rhéaume (Canadian ice hockey player)
1972 Neil Doak (Irish cricketer and rugby player)
1972 Alon Hilu (Israeli author)
1972 Allison Moorer (American singer-songwriter and guitarist)
1971 Anette Olzon (Swedish singer (Nightwish and Alyson Avenue))
1970 Sindee Coxx (American porn actress)
1970 Pete Rock (American rapper and producer (Pete Rock & CL Smooth))
1970 Eric Reed (American pianist and composer (Black Note))
1969 Harun Isa (Albanian footballer)
1969 Gabriella Paruzzi (Italian skier)
1968 Sonique (English singer-songwriter and DJ)
1967 Jim Breuer (American comedian and actor)
1967 Derrick Coleman (American basketball player)
1967 Pierre Omidyar (French-American businessman)
1967 Carrie Preston (American actress)
1967 Yingluck Shinawatra (Thai businesswoman and politician)
1966 Rudi Bakhtiar (Iranian American journalist)
1966 Gretchen Carlson (American journalist)
1966 Sergey Grishin (Russian businessman and billionaire)
1966 Mancow Muller (American radio and television personality)
1966 Pierre Thorsson (Swedish handball player)
1966 Nan Woods (American actress)
1965 Yang Liwei (Chinese general)
1964 Sammi Davis (English actress)
1964 David Morrissey (English actor and director)
1964 Dimitris Papaioannou (Greek director and choreographer)
1964 Doug Savant (American actor)
1963 Luc(as) de Groot (Dutch type designer)
1963 Dario Marianelli (Italian composer)
1962 Takeshi Asami (Japanese race car driver)
1962 Viktor Tsoi (Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kino) (d. 1990))
1961 Karen Barber (English ice dancer)
1961 Manu Chao (French singer-songwriter)
1961 Sascha Konietzko (German keyboard player and producer (KMFDM)
1961 Kip Winger (American singer-songwriter)
1960 Kevin Harlan (American sportscaster)
1959 Tom Chambers (American basketball player)
1959 Marcella Detroit (American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Shakespear's Sister))
1959 Kathy Mattea (American singer-songwriter and guitarist)
1958 Gennady Padalka (Russian colonel and astronaut)
1957 Michael Bowen (American actor)
1957 Berkeley Breathed (American author and illustrator)
1957 Lucien DeBlois (Canadian ice hockey player and coach)
1957 Vladimir Romanovsky (Russian canoe racer (d. 2013))
1957 Luis Antonio Tagle (Filipino cardinal)
1957 Mark Brzezicki (English rock drummer (Big Country)
1955 Aloysius Amwano (Nauruan politician)
1955 Tim Bray (Canadian software developer)
1955 Jean-Pierre Mader (French singer-songwriter and producer)
1955 Leigh McCloskey (American actor and author)
1955 Michel Platini (French footballer and manager)
1954 Müjde Ar (Turkish actress)
1954 Mar Guðmundsson (Icelandic economist)
1954 Mark Kimmitt (American general)
1954 Anne Kirkbride (English actress)
1954 Robert Menasse (Austrian author)
1954 Robert Pastorelli (American actor (d. 2004))
1954 Kathy Sullivan (American lawyer and politician)
1953 Benazir Bhutto (Pakistani politician)
1953 Maurice Boucher (Canadian drug trafficker and murderer)
1952 Jeremy Coney (New Zealand-English cricketer and sportscaster)
1952 Kōichi Mashimo (Japanese director and screenwriter)
1951 Jim Douglas (American politician)
1951 Nils Lofgren (American singer-songwriter and guitarist (E Street Band and Crazy Horse))
1950 Anne Carson (Canadian poet)
1950 Joey Kramer (American drummer and songwriter (Aerosmith))
1950 Gérard Lanvin (French actor)
1950 Vasilis Papakonstantinou (Greek singer-songwriter and guitarist)
1950 Enn Reitel (Scottish actor and screenwriter)
1949 John Agard (Afro-Guyanese playwright)
1948 Jovan Aćimović (Serbian footballer)
1948 Ian McEwan (English author and screenwriter)
1948 Lionel Rose (Australian boxer (d. 2011))
1948 Andrzej Sapkowski (Polish author)
1948 Philippe Sarde (French composer)
1947 Meredith Baxter (American actress and producer)
1947 Shirin Ebadi (Iranian lawyer)
1947 Michael Gross (American actor)
1947 Joey Molland (English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Badfinger and Natural Gas))
1947 Fernando Savater (Spanish philosopher and author)
1946 Rob Dyson (American race car driver)
1946 Per Eklund (Swedish race car driver)
1946 Brenda Holloway (American singer-songwriter)
1946 Trond Kirkvaag (Norwegian actor)
1946 Maurice Saatchi (Baron Saatchi)
1945 Adam Zagajewski (Polish author and poet)
1944 Ray Davies (English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Kinks))
1944 Tony Scott (English-American director and producer (d. 2012))
1944 Corinna Tsopei (Greek model and actress)
1943 Salomé (Spanish singer)
1943 Eumir Deodato (Brazilian pianist)
1943 Diane Marleau (Canadian accountant and politician (d. 2013))
1943 Brian Sternberg (American pole vaulter (d. 2013))
1942 Dan Henning (American football player and coach)
1942 Marjorie Margolies (American journalist and politician)
1942 Henry S. Taylor (American author and poet)
1942 Togo D. West (Jr.)
1941 Aloysius Paul D'Souza (Indian bishop)
1941 Joe Flaherty (American-Canadian actor)
1941 Cecil Gordon (American race car driver (d. 2012))
1941 Lyman Ward (Canadian actor)
1940 Mariette Hartley (American actress)
1940 Enn Klooren (Estonian actor (d. 2011))
1940 Michael Ruse (Canadian philosopher)
1940 Marika Green (Swedish-French actress)
1939 Rubén Berríos (Puerto Rican lawyer and politician)
1938 John W. Dower (American historian and author)
1938 Ron Ely (American actor)
1938 Michael M. Richter (German mathematician and computer scientist)
1938 Eddie Adcock (American singer and banjo player)
1936 Joseph Gosnell (Canadian tribal leader)
1935 Monte Markham (American actor)
1935 Françoise Sagan (French author and playwright (d. 2004))
1934 Maggie Jones (English actress (d. 2009))
1933 Bernie Kopell (American actor and screenwriter)
1932 Bernard Ingham (English journalist and civil servant)
1932 Lalo Schifrin (Argentinian pianist)
1932 O. C. Smith (American singer (d. 2001))
1931 Zlatko Grgić (Croatian-Canadian animator (d. 1988))
1931 Margaret Heckler (American politician)
1931 Jan Trąbka (Polish neurologist (d. 2012))
1930 Gerald Kaufman (English politician)
1930 Mike McCormack (American football player and coach (d. 2013))
1929 Abdel Halim Hafez (Egyptian singer and actor (d. 1977))
1929 Alexandre Lagoya (Egyptian guitarist (d. 1999))
1928 Wolfgang Haken (German-American mathematician)
1927 Carl Stokes (American politician)
1926 Conrad Hall (French-American cinematographer (d. 2003))
1926 Muhsin Mahdi (Iraqi-American islamologist and philosopher (d. 2007))
1925 Giovanni Spadolini (Italian politician)
1925 Maureen Stapleton (American actress (d. 2006))
1924 Ezzatolah Entezami (Iranian actor)
1924 Pontus Hultén (Swedish art collector (d. 2006))
1924 Jean Laplanche (French psychoanalyst (d. 2012))
1924 Max McNab (Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2007))
1923 Peter Flanigan (American banker and civil servant (d. 2013))
1923 Jacques Hébert (Canadian journalist and politician (d. 2007))
1922 Heino Lipp (Estonian decathlete)
1921 Jean de Broglie (French politician (d. 1976))
1921 Judy Holliday (American actress and singer (d. 1965))
1921 Jane Russell (American actress and singer (d. 2011))
1921 William Edwin Self (American actor)
1920 Hans Gerschwiler (Swiss figure skater)
1919 Gérard Pelletier (Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1997))
1919 Vladimir Simagin (Russian chess player (d. 1968))
1919 Paolo Soleri (Italian-American architect)
1918 Robert A. Boyd (Canadian engineer (d. 2006))
1918 James Joll (English historian and scholar (d. 1994))
1918 Eddie Lopat (American baseball player)
1918 J. Clyde Mitchell (English sociologist and anthropologist (d. 1995))
1918 Dee Molenaar (American mountaineer)
1918 Robert Roosa (American economist and banker (d. 1993))
1918 Tibor Szele (Hungarian mathematician (d. 1955))
1916 Joseph Cyril Bamford (English businessman)
1916 Buddy O'Connor (Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1977))
1914 William Vickrey (Canadian economist)
1913 Madihe Pannaseeha Thero (Sri Lankan monk (d. 2003))
1912 Kazimierz Leski (Polish pilot and engineer (d. 2000))
1912 Mary McCarthy (American author (d. 1989))
1912 Vishnu Prabhakar (Indian author (d. 2009))
1911 Chester Wilmot (Australian journalist (d. 1954))
1910 Aleksandr Tvardovsky (Russian poet (d. 1971))
1909 Helmut Möckel (German politician (d. 1945))
1908 William Frankena (American philosopher (d. 1994))
1906 Helene Costello (American actress (d. 1957))
1906 Nusch Éluard (French model (d. 1946))
1906 Harold Spina (American composer (d. 1997))
1906 Grete Sultan (German-American pianist (d. 2005))
1905 Jacques Goddet (French journalist (d. 2000))
1905 Jean-Paul Sartre (French philosopher and author (d. 1980))
1903 Al Hirschfeld (American caricaturist (d. 2003))
1902 Howie Morenz (Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1937))
1899 Pavel Haas (Czech composer (d. 1944))
1899 Miles Watson (2nd Baron Manton)
1898 Donald C. Peattie (American botanist and author (d. 1964))
1896 Charles Momsen (American admiral)
1894 F. R. G. Heaf (British physician (d. 1973))
1894 Milward Kennedy (English journalist and civil servant (d. 1968))
1893 Alois Hába (Czech composer (d. 1973))
1892 Reinhold Niebuhr (American theologian (d. 1971))
1891 Pier Luigi Nervi (Italian architect and engineer)
1891 Hermann Scherchen (German conductor (d. 1966))
1890 Frank S. Land (American businessman)
1889 Ralph Craig (American sprinter (d. 1972))
1887 Norman L. Bowen (Canadian petrologist (d. 1956))
1884 Claude Auchinleck (English field marshal (d. 1981))
1883 Feodor Gladkov (Russian author and educator (d. 1958))
1883 Daisy Turner (American author (d. 1988))
1882 Lluís Companys (Spanish politician)
1882 Adrianus de Jong (Dutch fencer (d. 1966))
1882 Rockwell Kent (American painter and illustrator (d. 1971))
1880 Arnold Gesell (American psychologist and pediatrician (d. 1961))
1880 Josiah Stamp (1st Baron Stamp)
1876 Willem Hendrik Keesom (Dutch physicist (d. 1956))
1874 Jacob Linzbach (Estonian linguist (d. 1953))
1870 Clara Immerwahr (German chemist (d. 1915))
1870 Anthony Michell (Australian mechanical engineer (d. 1959))
1868 Edwin Stephen Goodrich (English zoologist (d. 1946))
1865 Herbert Brewer (English composer and organist (d. 1928))
1864 Heinrich Wölfflin (Swiss historian (d. 1945))
1863 Max Wolf (German astronomer (d. 1932))
1862 Damrong Rajanubhab (Thai historian (d. 1943))
1859 Henry Ossawa Tanner (American painter (d. 1937))
1858 Medardo Rosso (Italian sculptor (d. 1928))
1850 Daniel Carter Beard (American author and illustrator)
1850 Enrico Cecchetti (Italian ballet dancer (d. 1928))
1846 Marion Adams-Acton (British novelist (d. 1928))
1839 Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (Brazilian author)
1834 Frans de Cort (Flemish author (d. 1878))
1834 Elizabeth Jane Caulfeild (Countess of Charlemont (d. 1882))
1828 Ferdinand André Fouqué (French geologist (d. 1904))
1825 William Stubbs (English bishop (d. 1901))
1823 Jean Chacornac (French astronomer (d. 1873))
1814 Anton Nuhn (German physician (d. 1889))
1811 Carlo Matteucci (Italian physicist (d. 1868))
1805 Charles Thomas Jackson (American physician (d. 1880))
1792 Ferdinand Christian Baur (German theologian (d. 1860))
1791 Robert Napier (Scottish engineer (d. 1876))
1788 Princess Augusta of Bavaria (d. 1850) ()
1786 Charles Edward Horn (English singer-songwriter (d. 1849))
1781 Siméon Denis Poisson (French mathematician and physicist (d. 1840))
1774 Daniel D. Tompkins (American politician)
1764 Sidney Smith (English admiral (d. 1840))
1763 Pierre Paul Royer-Collard (French philosopher (d. 1845))
1759 Alexander J. Dallas (American lawyer and politician)
1750 Pierre-Nicolas Beauvallet (French sculptor (d. 1818))
1741 Prince Benedetto (Duke of Chablais (d. 1808))
1738 Gottlieb Christoph Harless (German scholar (d. 1815))
1736 Enoch Poor (American general (d. 1780))
1732 Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (German composer (d. 1791))
1730 Motoori Norinaga (Japanese scholar (d. 1801))
1712 Luc Urbain de Bouexic (comte de Guichen)
1710 James Short (Scottish mathematician and optician (d. 1768))
1706 John Dollond (English optician (d. 1761))
1703 Joseph Lieutaud (French physician (d. 1780))
1676 Anthony Collins (English philosopher (d. 1729))
1646 Maria Francisca of Savoy (d. 1683) ()
1639 Increase Mather (American minister and author (d. 1723))
1588 George Wither (English writer (d. 1667))
1535 Leonhard Rauwolf (German physician and botanist (d. 1596))
1528 Maria of Austria (Holy Roman Empress (d. 1603))
1226 Bolesław V the Chaste (Polish husband of Kinga of Poland (d. 1279))
1002 Pope Leo IX (d. 1054) ()

June 21 deaths, Who died on June 21th


2013 Huáscar Aparicio (Bolivian singer (b. 1972))
2013 Diane Clare (English actress (b. 1938))
2013 N. Dennis (Indian politician (b. 1929))
2013 Jerry Dexter (American voice actor (b. 1935))
2013 Genaro García (Mexican boxer (b. 1977))
2013 Margret Göbl (German figure skater (b. 1938))
2013 James P. Gordon (American physicist (b. 1928))
2013 Bernard Hunt (English golfer (b. 1930))
2013 Mary Love (American singer (b. 1943))
2013 Alen Pamić (Croatian footballer (b. 1989))
2013 Elliott Reid (American actor and screenwriter (b. 1920))
2013 Wendy Saddington (Australian singer (Chain) (b. 1949))
2012 J. Michael Adams (American academic (b. 1947))
2012 Richard Adler (American composer and producer (b. 1921))
2012 Abid Hussain (Indian economist and diplomat (b. 1926))
2012 Sunil Janah (Indian photographer and journalist (b. 1918))
2012 Joviano de Lima Júnior (Brazilian archbishop (b. 1942))
2012 Radha Vinod Raju (Indian police officer (b. 1949))
2012 Gilbert Blaize Rego (Indian bishop (b. 1921))
2012 Anna Schwartz (American economist and author (b. 1915))
2012 Teddy Scott (Scottish footballer and coach (b. 1929))
2012 Ramaz Shengelia (Georgian footballer (b. 1957))
2012 Drew Turnbull (Scottish rugby player (b. 1930))
2011 Robert Kroetsch (Canadian author and poet (b. 1927))
2010 Russell Ash (English author (b. 1946))
2010 Irwin Barker (Canadian actor and screenwriter (b. 1956))
2008 Scott Kalitta (American race car driver (b. 1962))
2008 Kermit Love (American actor and puppeteer (b. 1916))
2007 Bob Evans (American businessman)
2006 Jared C. Monti (American sergeant)
2005 Jaime Sin (Filipino archbishop (b. 1928))
2004 Leonel Brizola (Brazilian politician (b. 1922))
2004 Ruth Leach Amonette (American businesswoman (b. 1916))
2003 Jason Moran (Australian mobster (b. 1967))
2003 Roger Neilson (Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1934))
2003 Leon Uris (American author (b. 1924))
2002 Timothy Findley (Canadian author and playwright (b. 1930))
2001 John Lee Hooker (American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1916))
2001 Soad Hosny (Egyptian actress (b. 1942))
2001 Carroll O'Connor (American actor)
2000 Alan Hovhaness (Armenian-American composer (b. 1911))
1999 Kami (Japanese drummer (Malice Mizer) (b. 1973))
1998 Anastasio Ballestrero (Italian cardinal (b. 1913))
1998 Al Campanis (American baseball player (b. 1916))
1997 Shintaro Katsu (Japanese actor)
1997 Fidel Velázquez Sánchez (Mexican union leader (b. 1900))
1994 William Wilson Morgan (American astronomer and astrophysicist (b. 1906))
1993 Ticho Parly (Danish tenor (b. 1928))
1992 Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah (Bengali poet (b. 1956))
1992 Li Xiannian (Chinese politician)
1990 Cedric Belfrage (English-American journalist and author)
1990 June Christy (American singer (b. 1925))
1987 Madman Muntz (American businessman and engineer)
1986 Assi Rahbani (Lebanese singer-songwrier and producer (Rahbani Brothers) (b. 1923))
1985 Ettore Boiardi (Italian-American chef)
1985 Tage Erlander (Swedish politician)
1981 Don Figlozzi (American animator (b. 1909))
1980 Bert Kaempfert (German conductor and composer (b. 1923))
1979 Angus MacLise (American drummer and songwriter (Velvet Underground and Theatre of Eternal Music) (b. 1938))
1976 Margaret Herrick (American librarian (b. 1902))
1970 Sukarno (Indonesian politician)
1970 Piers Courage (English Grand Prix driver (b. 1942))
1969 Maureen Connolly (American tennis player (b. 1934))
1968 Ingeborg Spangsfeldt (Danish actress (b. 1895))
1964 James Chaney (American activist (b. 1943))
1964 Michael Schwerner (American activist (b. 1939))
1957 Claude Farrère (French author (b. 1876))
1957 Johannes Stark (German physicist)
1954 Gideon Sundback (Swedish-American engineer)
1952 Wop May (Canadian pilot and captain (b. 1896))
1951 Charles Dillon Perrine (American astronomer (b. 1867))
1951 Gustave Sandras (French gymnast (b. 1872))
1940 Smedley Butler (American general)
1934 Thorne Smith (American author (b. 1892))
1929 Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse (English sociologist)
1926 Lorne Currie (English sailor (b. 1871))
1917 Matthias Zurbriggen (Swiss mountaineer (b. 1856))
1914 Bertha von Suttner (Austrian author)
1908 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Russian composer (b. 1844))
1893 Leland Stanford (American industrialist and politician)
1876 Antonio López de Santa Anna (Mexican general and politician 8th President of Mexico (b. 1794))
1874 Anders Jonas Ångström (Swedish physicist (b. 1814))
1865 Frances Adeline Seward (American wife of William H. Seward (b. 1824))
1824 Étienne Aignan (French playwright (b. 1773))
1796 Richard Gridley (American soldier and engineer (b. 1710))
1738 Charles Townshend (2nd Viscount Townshend)
1737 Matthieu Marais (French jurist (b. 1664))
1661 Andrea Sacchi (Italian painter (b. 1599))
1652 Inigo Jones (English architect)
1631 John Smith (English admiral and explorer (b. 1580))
1621 Louis III (Cardinal of Guise (b. 1575))
1621 Kryštof Harant (Czech soldier and composer (b. 1564))
1596 Jean Liebault (French agronomist (b. 1535))
1591 Aloysius Gonzaga (Italian saint (b. 1568))
1582 Oda Nobunaga (Japanese warlord (b. 1534))
1558 Piero Strozzi (Italian military leader (b. 1510))
1547 Sebastiano del Piombo (Italian painter (b. 1485))
1529 John Skelton (English poet (b. 1460))
1527 Niccolò Machiavelli (Italian historian and author (b. 1469))
1521 Leonardo Loredan (Italian noble)
1421 Jean Le Maingre (French marshal (b. 1366))
1377 Edward III of England (b. 1312) ()
1305 Wenceslaus II of Bohemia (b. 1271) ()
1208 Philip of Swabia (b. 1177) ()
1205 Enrico Dandolo (Italian noble)
1171 Walter de Luci (English brother of Richard de Luci (b. 1103))
1040 Fulk III (Count of Anjou (b. 972))