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Day History: February-13

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Events History


1322 - [[Ely Cathedral]] -falls on the night of 12th–13th.

1462 - [[Treaty of Westminster (1462)|Treaty of Westminster]] -is finalised between Edward IV of England and the Scottish Lord of the Isles.

1542 - [[Catherine Howard]] -the fifth wife of Henry VIII of England, is executed for adultery.

1572 - [[Elizabeth I of England]] -issues a proclamation which revokes all commissions on account of the frauds which they had fostered.

1575 - [[Henry III of France]] -is crowned at Reims and marries Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont on the same day.

1633 - [[Galileo Galilei]] -arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition.

1660 - [[Charles X Gustav of Sweden|Charles X Gustav]] -the Swedish government begins to seek peace with Sweden's enemies in the Second Northern War

1689 - [[William III of England|William]] -and Mary II of England|Mary are proclaimed co-rulers of England.

1692 - [[Massacre of Glencoe]] -About 78 Clan Donald|Macdonalds at Glen Coe, Scotland are killed early in the morning for not promptly pledging allegiance to the new king, William III of England|William of Orange.

1739 - [[Battle of Karnal]] -The army of History of Iran#Before the First World War|Iranian ruler Nader Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal Empire|Mughal emperor of History of India#The Mughal era|India, Muhammad Shah.

1849 - [[Andrei Șaguna]] -hands out to the Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria the ''General Petition of Romanian leaders in Transylvania, Banat and Bukovina'', which demands that the Romanians|Romanian nation be recognized.

1861 - [[Gaeta]] -the capitulation of the fortress decreeing the end of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies is signed.

1867 - [[covering of the Senne]] -burying Brussels's primary river and creating the modern central boulevards.

1880 - [[Thomas Edison]] -observes the Edison effect.

1881 - [[feminist]] -newspaper ''La Citoyenne'' is first published in Paris by the activist Hubertine Auclert.

1913 - [[13th Dalai Lama]] -proclaims Tibetan independence following a period of domination by Manchu Qing dynasty and initiated a period of almost Tibet (1912–51)|four decades of independence.

1914 - [[Copyright]] -In New York City the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers is established to protect the copyrighted musical compositions of its members.

1920 - [[Negro National League (1920–31)|Negro National League]] -is formed.

1931 - [[British Raj]] -

1934 - [[Soviet Union|Soviet]] -steamship {{SS|Chelyuskin||2}} sinks in the Arctic Ocean.

1935 - [[Flemington, New Jersey]] -finds Bruno Hauptmann guilty of the 1932 Lindbergh kidnapping|kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby, the son of Charles Lindbergh.

1945 - [[World War II]] -The siege of Budapest concludes with the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany|German and Kingdom of Hungary (1920–46)|Hungarian forces to the Red Army.

1945 - [[Royal Air Force]] -bombers are dispatched to Dresden, Germany to attack the city with a Bombing of Dresden in World War II|massive aerial bombardment.

1951 - [[Korean War]] -Battle of Chipyong-ni, which represented the "high-water mark" of the Chinese incursion into South Korea, commences.

1954 - [[Frank Selvy]] -becomes the only Division I (NCAA)|NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game.

1955 - [[Israel]] -obtains four of the seven Dead Sea Scrolls.

1960 - [[nuclear test]] -codenamed "Gerboise Bleue", France becomes the fourth country to possess nuclear weapons.

1960 - [[Nashville sit-ins]] -at three lunch counters in Nashville, Tennessee.

1961 - [[Coso artifact|500,000-year-old rock]] -is discovered near Olancha, California, US, that appears to anachronistically encase a spark plug.

1967 - [[Codex Madrid (Leonardo)|Madrid Codices]] -by Leonardo da Vinci in the Biblioteca Nacional de España|National Library of Spain.

1971 - [[Vietnam War]] -Backed by American air and artillery support, South Vietnamese troops invade Laos.

1978 - [[Sydney Hilton Hotel bombing|Hilton bombing]] -a bomb explodes in a refuse truck outside the Hilton Hotel in Sydney, Australia, killing two refuse collectors and a policeman.

1979 - [[February 13, 1979 windstorm|windstorm]] -strikes western Washington (state)|Washington and sinks a 1/2-mile-long section of the Hood Canal Bridge.

1981 - [[Louisville sewer explosions|sewer explosions]] -destroys more than two miles of streets in Louisville, Kentucky.

1982 - [[Río Negro Massacre]] -takes place in Guatemala.

1983 - [[Cinema Statuto fire|cinema fire]] -in Turin, Italy, kills 64 people.

1984 - [[Konstantin Chernenko]] -succeeds the late Yuri Andropov as general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

1990 - [[German reunification]] -An agreement is reached on a two-stage plan to reunite Germany.

1991 - [[Gulf War]] -Two laser-guided "smart bombs" destroy the Amiriyah shelter bombing|Amiriyah shelter in Baghdad. Allied forces said the bunker was being used as a military communications outpost, but over 400 Iraqi civilians inside were killed.

2000 - [[Peanuts]] -comic strip appears in newspapers one day after Charles M. Schulz dies.

2001 - [[2001 El Salvador earthquakes|earthquake]] -measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale hits El Salvador, killing at least 400.

2004 - [[Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics]] -announces the discovery of the universe's largest known diamond, white dwarf star ''BPM 37093''. Astronomers named this star "Lucy" after The Beatles' song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds".

2007 - [[Taiwan]] -opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou resigns as the chairman of the Kuomintang party after being indicted on charges of embezzlement during his tenure as the mayor of Taipei; Ma also announces his candidacy for the Republic of China presidential election, 2008|2008 presidential election.

2008 - [[Kevin Rudd]] -makes a historic apology to the Indigenous Australians and the Stolen Generations.

2010 - [[2010 Pune bombing|A bomb explodes]] -in the city of Pune, Maharashtra, India, killing 17 and injuring 60 more.

2011 - [[Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation|Umatilla]] -an American Indian tribe, are able to hunt and harvest a bison just outside Yellowstone National Park, restoring a centuries-old tradition guaranteed by a treaty signed in 1855.

2012 - [[European Space Agency]] -(ESA) conducted the first launch of the European ''Vega (rocket)|Vega'' rocket from Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

2013 - [[South Airlines Flight 8971|plane crash]] -kills five people and injures nine others in Donetsk, Ukraine.

Famous Birthdays


711 - [[Emperor Jimmu]] -of Japan (d. 585 BC)

1457 - [[Mary of Burgundy]] -(d. 1482)

1480 - [[Girolamo Aleandro]] -Italian cardinal (d. 1542)

1539 - [[Elisabeth of Hesse, Electress Palatine]] -(d. 1582)

1599 - [[Pope Alexander VII]] -(d. 1667)

1672 - [[Étienne François Geoffroy]] -French physician and chemist (d. 1731)

1683 - [[Giovanni Battista Piazzetta]] -Italian painter (d. 1754)

1719 - [[George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney]] -English admiral (d. 1792)

1721 - [[John Reid (British Army officer)|John Reid]] -Scottish general (d. 1807)

1728 - [[John Hunter (surgeon)|John Hunter]] -Scottish surgeon and anatomist (d. 1793)

1766 - [[Thomas Robert Malthus]] -English economist and scholar (d. 1834)

1768 - [[Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier]] -French general and politician, 15th Prime Minister of France (d. 1835)

1769 - [[Ivan Krylov]] -Russian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1844)

1805 - [[Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet]] -German mathematician and academic (d. 1859)

1811 - [[François Achille Bazaine]] -French general (d. 1888)

1831 - [[John Aaron Rawlins]] -American general and politician, 29th United States Secretary of War (d. 1869)

1834 - [[Heinrich Caro]] -Polish-German chemist and academic (d. 1910)

1835 - [[Mirza Ghulam Ahmad]] -Indian religious leader (d. 1908)

1846 - [[Konrad Koch]] -German football pioneer (d. 1911)

1849 - [[Lord Randolph Churchill]] -English politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (d. 1895)

1849 - [[Wilhelm Voigt]] -German criminal (d. 1922)

1855 - [[Paul Deschanel]] -Belgian-French politician, 11th President of France (d. 1922)

1860 - [[Nienke van Hichtum]] -Dutch author (d. 1939)

1861 - [[Charles Courtney Curran]] -American painter (d. 1942)

1866 - [[Lev Shestov]] -Ukrainian-French philosopher and theologian (d. 1938)

1867 - [[Harold Mahony]] -Irish tennis player (d. 1905)

1870 - [[Leopold Godowsky]] -Polish-American pianist and composer (d. 1938)

1873 - [[Feodor Chaliapin]] -Russian opera singer (d. 1938)

1876 - [[Fritz Buelow]] -German-American baseball player and umpire (d. 1933)

1879 - [[Sarojini Naidu]] -Indian poet and activist (d. 1949)

1880 - [[Dimitrie Gusti]] -Romanian sociologist, ethnologist, historian, and philosopher (d. 1955)

1881 - [[Eleanor Farjeon]] -English author, poet, and playwright (d. 1965)

1883 - [[Hal Chase]] -American baseball player and manager (d. 1947)

1883 - [[Yevgeny Vakhtangov]] -Russian-Armenian actor and director (d. 1922)

1884 - [[Alfred Carlton Gilbert]] -American pole vaulter and businessman, founded the A. C. Gilbert Company (d. 1961)

1885 - [[Bess Truman]] -American wife of Harry S. Truman, 35th First Lady of the United States (d. 1982)

1887 - [[Géza Csáth]] -Hungarian playwright and critic (d. 1919)

1888 - [[Georgios Papandreou]] -Greek lawyer, economist, and politician, 162nd Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1968)

1889 - [[Leontine Sagan]] -Austrian actress and director (d. 1974)

1891 - [[Kate Roberts (author)|Kate Roberts]] -Welsh author (d. 1985)

1891 - [[Grant Wood]] -American painter and academic (d. 1942)

1892 - [[Robert H. Jackson]] -American lawyer, judge, and politician, 57th United States Attorney General (d. 1954)

1897 - [[William S. Bowdern]] -American priest and author (d. 1983)

1901 - [[Paul Lazarsfeld]] -Austrian-American sociologist and academic (d. 1976)

1902 - [[Harold Lasswell]] -American political scientist and theorist (d. 1978)

1903 - [[Georgy Beriev]] -Georgian-Russian aircraft designer, founded the Beriev|Beriev Aircraft Company (d. 1979)

1903 - [[Georges Simenon]] -Belgian-Swiss author (d. 1989)

1906 - [[Agostinho da Silva]] -Portuguese philosopher and author (d. 1994)

1907 - [[Katy de la Cruz]] -Filipino-American singer and actress (d. 2004)

1910 - [[William Shockley]] -English-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1989)

1911 - [[Faiz Ahmad Faiz]] -Indian-Pakistani poet and journalist (d. 1984)

1911 - [[Jean Muir (actress)|Jean Muir]] -American actress and singer (d. 1996)

1911 - [[Frank Delfino]] -American actor (d. 1997)

1912 - [[Harald Riipalu]] -Estonian military commander (d. 1961)

1912 - [[Margaretta Scott]] -English actress (d. 2005)

1913 - [[Khalid of Saudi Arabia]] -(d. 1982)

1915 - [[Lyle Bettger]] -American actor (d. 2003)

1915 - [[Aung San]] -Burmese general and politician (d. 1947)

1916 - [[John Reed (actor)|John Reed]] -English actor, singer, and dancer (d. 2010)

1917 - [[Martin Litton (environmentalist)|Martin Litton]] -American rafter and environmentalist (d. 2014)

1918 - [[Patty Berg]] -American golfer and lieutenant (d. 2006)

1919 - [[Tennessee Ernie Ford]] -American singer and actor (d. 1991)

1919 - [[Eddie Robinson (American football coach)|Eddie Robinson]] -American football player and coach (d. 2007)

1920 - [[Eileen Farrell]] -American soprano and educator (d. 2002)

1920 - [[Zao Wou-Ki]] -Chinese-French painter (d. 2013)

1921 - [[Jeanne Demessieux]] -French pianist and composer (d. 1968)

1921 - [[Aung Khin]] -Burmese painter (d. 1996)

1921 - [[Dagmar Normet]] -Estonian author and translator (d. 2008)

1922 - [[Francis Pym, Baron Pym]] -Welsh soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (d. 2008)

1922 - [[Gordon Tullock]] -American economist and academic (d. 2014)

1923 - [[Michael Anthony Bilandic|Michael Bilandic]] -American soldier, judge, and politician, 49th Mayor of Chicago (d. 2002)

1923 - [[Chuck Yeager]] -American general and pilot

1924 - [[Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber]] -French journalist and politician (d. 2006)

1925 - [[Stuart Wagstaff]] -English-Australian actor (d. 2015)

1928 - [[Jack Lewis, Baron Lewis of Newnham]] -English chemist and academic (d. 2014)

1928 - [[Gerald Regan]] -Canadian lawyer and politician, 19th Premier of Nova Scotia

1929 - [[Omar Torrijos]] -Panamanian commander and politician, List of heads of state of Panama|Military Leader of Panama (d. 1981)

1930 - [[Ernst Fuchs (artist)|Ernst Fuchs]] -Austrian painter and sculptor

1930 - [[Israel Kirzner]] -English-American economist, author, and academic

1932 - [[Susan Oliver]] -American actress and director (d. 1990)

1932 - [[Barbara Shelley]] -English actress

1932 - [[Simms Taback]] -American author and illustrator (d. 2011)

1933 - [[Paul Biya]] -Cameroon politician, 2nd List of heads of state of Cameroon|President of Cameroon

1933 - [[Caroline Blakiston]] -English actress

1933 - [[Kenneth Dement]] -American football player and lawyer (d. 2013)

1933 - [[Patrick Godfrey]] -English actor

1933 - [[Kim Novak]] -American actress and singer

1933 - [[Peter L. Pond]] -American clergyman and philanthropist (d. 2000)

1933 - [[Emanuel Ungaro]] -French fashion designer

1934 - [[George Segal]] -American actor and singer

1937 - [[Ali El-Maak]] -Sudanese author and academic (d. 1992)

1937 - [[Angelo Mosca]] -Canadian football player and wrestler

1937 - [[Enn Soosaar]] -Estonian translator, literary critic and columnist (d. 2010)

1938 - [[Larry Cunningham]] -Irish singer (d. 2012)

1938 - [[Oliver Reed]] -English actor (d. 1999)

1939 - [[Raôul Duguay]] -Canadian poet and activist

1939 - [[Lumberjack Pierre]] -Canadian wrestler

1939 - [[R. C. Sproul]] -American pastor, theologian, and author

1940 - [[Bram Peper]] -Dutch sociologist and politician, List of mayors of Rotterdam|Mayor of Rotterdam

1940 - [[Arne Sølvberg]] -Norwegian computer scientist and academic

1941 - [[Andrea Conte]] -American nurse

1941 - [[Sigmar Polke]] -German painter and photographer (d. 2010)

1941 - [[Bo Svenson]] -Swedish-American actor, director, and producer

1942 - [[Carol Lynley]] -American actress and singer

1942 - [[Peter Tork]] -American singer-songwriter, bass player, and actor (The Monkees)

1942 - [[Donald E. Williams]] -American captain, pilot, and astronaut

1943 - [[Elaine Pagels]] -American theologian and academic

1943 - [[Donald Sumpter]] -English actor

1944 - [[Rebop Kwaku Baah]] -Nigerian drummer (Traffic (band)|Traffic, Can (band)|Can, and Zahara (band)|Zahara) (d. 1983)

1944 - [[Stockard Channing]] -American actress and singer

1944 - [[Jerry Springer]] -English-American television host, actor, and politician, 56th Mayor of Cincinnati

1944 - [[Oduvil Unnikrishnan]] -Indian actor and composer (d. 2006)

1944 - [[Michael Ensign]] -American actor

1945 - [[Marian Dawkins]] -English biologist and academic

1945 - [[King Floyd]] -American singer-songwriter (d. 2006)

1945 - [[Keith Nichols]] -English pianist, trombonist, and accordion player

1945 - [[Simon Schama]] -English historian and author

1945 - [[William Sleator]] -American author and composer (d. 2011)

1946 - [[Richard Blumenthal]] -American politician, 23rd Connecticut Attorney General|Attorney General of Connecticut

1946 - [[Janet Finch]] -English sociologist and academic

1946 - [[Colin Matthews]] -English composer and educator

1947 - [[Stephen Hadley]] -American soldier and diplomat, 21st United States National Security Advisor

1947 - [[Mike Krzyzewski]] -American basketball player and coach

1947 - [[Kevin Bloody Wilson]] -Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1949 - [[Judy Dyble]] -English singer-songwriter and pianist (Fairport Convention and Giles, Giles and Fripp)

1949 - [[Peter Kern]] -Austrian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)

1950 - [[Ewa Aulin]] -Swedish actress

1950 - [[Vera Baird]] -English lawyer and politician

1950 - [[Bob Daisley]] -Australian bass player and songwriter (Rainbow (rock band)|Rainbow, Uriah Heep (band)|Uriah Heep, and Living Loud)

1950 - [[Peter Gabriel]] -English singer-songwriter and producer (Genesis (band)|Genesis)

1951 - [[Hagan Bayley]] -English biochemist and academic

1951 - [[Ellen Bry]] -American actress

1951 - [[David Naughton]] -American actor and singer

1952 - [[Ed Gagliardi]] -American bass player (Foreigner (band)|Foreigner) (d. 2014)

1952 - [[Paul Jeffreys]] -English bass player (Be-Bop Deluxe and Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel) (d. 1988)

1952 - [[Freddy Maertens]] -Belgian cyclist

1953 - [[Rico J. Puno]] -Filipino singer and television host

1953 - [[Akio Sato (wrestler)|Akio Sato]] -Japanese wrestler

1954 - [[Donnie Moore]] -American baseball player (d. 1989)

1955 - [[Joe Birkett]] -American lawyer, judge, and politician

1956 - [[Princess Alia bint Al Hussein]] -of Jordan

1956 - [[Liam Brady]] -Irish footballer and manager

1956 - [[Peter Hook]] -English singer and bass player (Joy Division, New Order, Freebass, Revenge (UK band)|Revenge, and Monaco (band)|Monaco)

1957 - [[Denise Austin]] -American fitness trainer and author

1957 - [[Tony Butler (musician)|Tony Butler]] -English bass player (Big Country and On the Air (band)|On the Air)

1958 - [[Pernilla August]] -Swedish actress, director, and screenwriter

1958 - [[Marc Emery]] -Canadian publisher and activist

1958 - [[Jean-François Lisée]] -Canadian journalist and politician

1958 - [[Derek Riggs]] -English painter and illustrator

1958 - [[Tip Tipping]] -English actor and stuntman (d. 1993)

1959 - [[Gaston Gingras]] -Canadian ice hockey player

1960 - [[Adam Clayton]] -U2's bass player

1960 - [[Pierluigi Collina]] -Italian footballer and referee

1960 - [[John Healey (politician)|John Healey]] -English journalist and politician

1960 - [[Gary Patterson]] -American football player and coach

1960 - [[Matt Salinger]] -American actor and producer

1960 - [[Artur Yusupov]] -Russian-German chess player and author

1961 - [[Marc Crawford]] -Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1961 - [[cEvin Key]] -Canadian singer-songwriter, drummer, keyboard player, and producer (Skinny Puppy, Download (band)|Download, PlatEAU (band)|PlatEAU, The Tear Garden, and Hilt (band)|Hilt)

1961 - [[Henry Rollins]] -American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (Black Flag (band)|Black Flag, Rollins Band)

1961 - [[Richard Tyson]] -American actor and producer

1962 - [[Aníbal Acevedo Vilá]] -Puerto Rican lawyer and politician, 8th Governor of Puerto Rico

1962 - [[Hugh Dennis]] -English comedian and actor

1962 - [[Baby Doll (wrestler)|Baby Doll]] -American wrestler and manager

1962 - [[May Sweet]] -Burmese singer and actress

1964 - [[Stephen Bowen (astronaut)|Stephen Bowen]] -American engineer, captain, and astronaut

1964 - [[Yamantaka Eye]] -Japanese singer (Boredoms)

1964 - [[Ylva Johansson]] -Swedish educator and politician, Ministry of Employment (Sweden)|Swedish Minister of Employment

1965 - [[Peter O'Neill]] -Papua New Guinean accountant and politician, 7th Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

1965 - [[Ole Mathisen]] -Norwegian saxophonist

1966 - [[Neal McDonough]] -American actor and producer

1966 - [[Jeff Waters]] -Canadian guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Annihilator (band)|Annihilator)

1967 - [[Stanimir Stoilov]] -Bulgarian footballer and coach

1968 - [[Kelly Hu]] -American model and actress

1968 - [[Daisuke Ikeda]] -Japanese wrestler

1968 - [[Niamh Kavanagh]] -Irish singer

1969 - [[Ahlam]] -Emirati singer

1969 - [[J. B. Blanc]] -French-English actor and director

1969 - [[Andrew Bryniarski]] -American bodybuilder and actor

1969 - [[Joyce DiDonato]] -American soprano and actress

1969 - [[Mihai Leu]] -Romanian boxer and race car driver

1970 - [[Karoline Krüger]] -Norwegian singer-songwriter and pianist

1970 - [[Ian McKeever (mountaineer)|Ian McKeever]] -Irish mountaineer (d. 2013)

1970 - [[Diane Youdale]] -English television host

1971 - [[Sonia (singer)|Sonia]] -English singer

1971 - [[Matt Berninger]] -American singer-songwriter (The National (band)|The National)

1971 - [[Galen Gering]] -American actor

1971 - [[Mats Sundin]] -Swedish ice hockey player

1971 - [[Todd Williams]] -American baseball player

1972 - [[Charlie Garner]] -American football player

1974 - [[Fonzworth Bentley]] -American rapper and actor

1974 - [[Gus Hansen]] -Danish poker player

1974 - [[Robbie Williams]] -English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor

1975 - [[Ben Collins (racing driver)|Ben Collins]] -English race car driver

1975 - [[Tony Dalton]] -American-Mexican actor, producer, and screenwriter

1976 - [[Feist (singer)|Feist]] -Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (By Divine Right and Broken Social Scene)

1976 - [[Jörg Bergmeister]] -German race car driver

1976 - [[Dave Padden]] -Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Annihilator (band)|Annihilator and Terror Syndrome)

1976 - [[Martín Sastre]] -Uruguayan director and screenwriter

1977 - [[Randy Moss]] -American football player and coach

1978 - [[Niklas Bäckström]] -Finnish ice hockey player

1978 - [[Hamish Glencross]] -Scottish guitarist (My Dying Bride)

1978 - [[Philippe Jaroussky]] -French tenor

1979 - [[Anders Behring Breivik]] -Norwegian murderer

1979 - [[Lucy Brown]] -English actress

1979 - [[Rafael Márquez]] -Mexican footballer

1979 - [[Rachel Reeves]] -English economist and politician

1979 - [[Mena Suvari]] -American actress and fashion designer

1980 - [[Chicano (wrestler)|Chicano]] -Puerto Rican wrestler

1980 - [[Sebastian Kehl]] -German footballer

1980 - [[Mark Watson]] -English comedian and author

1981 - [[Luisão]] -Brazilian footballer

1981 - [[Matías Agüero]] -Argentinian-Italian rugby player

1981 - [[Sam Burley]] -American runner

1981 - [[Liam Miller]] -Irish footballer

1981 - [[Luke Ridnour]] -American basketball player

1982 - [[Brady Bryant]] -American soccer player

1982 - [[Even Helte Hermansen]] -Norwegian guitarist (Bushman's Revenge)

1982 - [[Lanisha Cole]] -American model and actress

1982 - [[Michael Turner (American football)|Michael Turner]] -American football player

1983 - [[Mike Nickeas]] -American baseball player

1983 - [[Anna Watkins]] -English rower

1984 - [[Eveli Saue]] -Estonian orienteer and biathlete

1984 - [[Hinkelien Schreuder]] -Dutch swimmer

1984 - [[Brina Palencia]] -American actress and singer

1984 - [[Ellis Remy]] -Montserratian footballer

1985 - [[Mayra Andrade]] -Cape Verdean-French singer

1985 - [[Matthieu Franke]] -French-German rugby player

1985 - [[Kwak Ji-min]] -South Korean actress

1985 - [[Hedwiges Maduro]] -Dutch footballer

1985 - [[Alexandros Tziolis]] -Greek footballer

1986 - [[Luke Moore]] -English footballer

1986 - [[Jamie Murray]] -Scottish tennis player

1987 - [[Eljero Elia]] -Dutch footballer

1988 - [[Fuat Kalkan]] -Turkish footballer

1988 - [[Aston Merrygold]] -English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (JLS)

1988 - [[Ryan Goins]] -American baseball player

1989 - [[Carly McKillip]] -Canadian singer and actress (One More Girl)

1989 - [[Rhys Palmer]] -Australian footballer

1989 - [[Rodrigo Possebon]] -Brazilian footballer

1990 - [[Olivia Allison]] -English swimmer

1990 - [[Gyaincain Norbu]] -Chinese 11th Panchen Lama

1990 - [[Marco Romizi]] -Italian footballer

1990 - [[Mamadou Sakho]] -French footballer

1990 - [[Kevin Strootman]] -Dutch footballer

1991 - [[Declan Gallagher]] -Scottish footballer

1991 - [[Eliaquim Mangala]] -French footballer

1992 - [[Raby George]] -Swedish footballer

1993 - [[Kasumi Arimura]] -Japanese actress

1993 - [[Sophie Evans (performer)|Sophie Evans]] -Welsh singer and actress

1994 - [[Memphis Depay]] -Dutch footballer

1994 - [[Patryk Dobek]] -Polish sprinter

1995 - [[Ayame Koike]] -Japanese actress

History of Deaths


721 - [[Chilperic II]] -Frankish king (b. 672)

858 - [[Kenneth MacAlpin]] -Scottish king (b. 810)

942 - [[Muhammad ibn Ra'iq]] -Islamic military officer

1141 - [[Béla II of Hungary]] -(b. 1110)

1199 - [[Stefan Nemanja]] -Serbian saint (b. 1113)

1219 - [[Minamoto no Sanetomo]] -Japanese shogun (b. 1192)

1332 - [[Andronikos II Palaiologos]] -Byzantine emperor (b. 1259)

1539 - [[Isabella d'Este]] -Italian wife of Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (b. 1474)

1542 - [[Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford]] -English assistant to Catherine Howard (executed) (b. 1505)

1542 - [[Catherine Howard]] -English wife of Henry VIII of England (executed) (b. 1521)

1571 - [[Benvenuto Cellini]] -Italian painter and sculptor (b. 1500)

1585 - [[Alfonso Salmeron]] -Spanish priest and scholar (b. 1515)

1592 - [[Jacopo Bassano]] -Italian painter (b. 1510)

1602 - [[Alexander Nowell]] -English clergyman and theologian (b. 1507)

1624 - [[Stephen Gosson]] -English author (b. 1554)

1660 - [[Charles X Gustav of Sweden]] -(b. 1622)

1662 - [[Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia]] -(b. 1596)

1693 - [[Johann Caspar Kerll]] -German organist and composer (b. 1627)

1727 - [[William Wotton]] -English linguist and scholar (b. 1666)

1728 - [[Cotton Mather]] -Massachusetts Bay Colony Puritan minister and author (b. 1663)

1732 - [[Charles-René d'Hozier]] -French historian and author (b. 1640)

1741 - [[Johann Joseph Fux]] -Austrian composer and theorist (b. 1660)

1787 - [[Roger Joseph Boscovich]] -Croatian physicist, astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher (b. 1711)

1787 - [[Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes]] -French diplomat, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (France)|Foreign Minister of France (b. 1717)

1813 - [[Samuel Ashe (North Carolina)|Samuel Ashe]] -American lawyer and politician, 9th Governor of North Carolina (b. 1725)

1818 - [[George Rogers Clark]] -American general (b. 1752)

1826 - [[Peter Ludwig von der Pahlen]] -Russian general and politician, Governor-General of Baltic provinces (b. 1745)

1831 - [[Edward Berry]] -English admiral (b.1768)

1837 - [[Mariano José de Larra]] -Spanish journalist and author (b. 1809)

1845 - [[Henrik Steffens]] -Norwegian-German philosopher and poet (b. 1773)

1877 - [[Costache Caragiale]] -Romanian actor and manager (b. 1815)

1883 - [[Richard Wagner]] -German director and composer (b. 1813)

1888 - [[Jean-Baptiste Lamy]] -French-American archbishop (b. 1814)

1905 - [[Konstantin Savitsky]] -Russian painter (b. 1844)

1906 - [[Albert Gottschalk]] -Danish painter (b. 1866)

1934 - [[József Pusztai]] -Slovene-Hungarian poet and journalist (b. 1864)

1942 - [[Otakar Batlička]] -Czech journalist (b. 1895)

1942 - [[Epitácio Pessoa]] -Brazilian lawyer, judge, and politician, 11th President of Brazil (b. 1865)

1950 - [[Rafael Sabatini]] -Italian-Swiss author (b. 1875)

1951 - [[Lloyd C. Douglas]] -American minister and author (b. 1877)

1952 - [[Josephine Tey]] -Scottish author and playwright (b. 1896)

1954 - [[Agnes Macphail]] -Canadian educator and politician (b. 1890)

1956 - [[Jan Łukasiewicz]] -Polish-Irish mathematician and philosopher (b. 1878)

1958 - [[Christabel Pankhurst]] -English activist, co-founded the Women's Social and Political Union (b. 1880)

1958 - [[Georges Rouault]] -French painter and illustrator (b. 1871)

1964 - [[Paulino Alcántara]] -Filipino-Spanish footballer and manager (b. 1896)

1964 - [[Werner Heyde]] -German psychiatrist and academic (b. 1902)

1968 - [[Mae Marsh]] -American actress (b. 1895)

1973 - [[Marinus Jan Granpré Molière]] -Dutch architect and educator (b. 1883)

1974 - [[Amir Khan (singer)|Amir Khan]] -Indian singer (b. 1912)

1975 - [[André Beaufre]] -French general (b. 1902)

1976 - [[Murtala Mohammed]] -Nigerian general and politician, 4th President of Nigeria (b. 1938)

1976 - [[Lily Pons]] -French-American soprano and actress (b. 1904)

1980 - [[David Janssen]] -American actor (b. 1931)

1982 - [[Zeng Jinlian]] -Chinese giant (b. 1964)

1984 - [[Andre Stander]] -South African police officer and bank robber (b. 1946)

1986 - [[Yuri Ivask]] -Russian-American poet and critic (b. 1907)

1989 - [[Wayne Hays]] -American lieutenant and politician (b. 1911)

1991 - [[Arno Breker]] -German sculptor (b. 1900)

1991 - [[Ron Pickering]] -English sportscaster (b. 1930)

1992 - [[Nikolay Bogolyubov]] -Ukrainian-Russian mathematician and physicist (b. 1909)

1996 - [[Martin Balsam]] -American actor (b. 1919)

1997 - [[Robert Klark Graham]] -American eugenicist and businessman (b. 1906)

1997 - [[Mark Krasnosel'skii]] -Russian-Ukrainian mathematician and academic (b. 1920)

2000 - [[Anders Aalborg]] -Canadian educator and politician (b. 1914)

2000 - [[James Cooke Brown]] -American sociologist and author (b. 1921)

2000 - [[John Leake (NAAFI manager)|John Leake]] -English NAAFI manager (b. 1950)

2002 - [[Waylon Jennings]] -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Highwaymen (country supergroup)|The Highwaymen) (b. 1937)

2003 - [[Kid Gavilán]] -Cuban-American boxer (b. 1926)

2003 - [[Axel Jensen]] -Norwegian author (b. 1932)

2003 - [[Walt Whitman Rostow]] -American economist and politician, 7th United States National Security Advisor (b. 1916)

2004 - [[François Tavenas]] -Canadian engineer and academic (b. 1942)

2004 - [[Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev]] -Chechen politician, 2nd President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (b. 1952)

2005 - [[Nelson Briles]] -American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1943)

2005 - [[Lúcia Santos]] -Portuguese nun (b. 1907)

2005 - [[Dick Weber]] -American bowler (b. 1929)

2006 - [[Andreas Katsulas]] -American actor (b. 1946)

2006 - [[P. F. Strawson]] -English philosopher and author (b. 1919)

2007 - [[Elizabeth Jolley]] -English-Australian author and academic (b. 1923)

2007 - [[Charlie Norwood]] -American captain and politician (b. 1941)

2007 - [[Johanna Sällström]] -Swedish actress (b. 1974)

2007 - [[Richard Gordon Wakeford]] -English air marshal (b. 1922)

2008 - [[Murder of Larry King|Larry King]] -American murder victim (b. 1993)

2008 - [[Henri Salvador]] -Guianese-French singer and guitarist (b. 1917)

2008 - [[Roger Voisin]] -French-American trumpet player and educator (b. 1918)

2009 - [[Edward Upward]] -English author and educator (b. 1903)

2010 - [[Lucille Clifton]] -American poet and academic (b. 1936)

2010 - [[Cy Grant]] -Guyanese-English actor, singer, and poet (b. 1919)

2010 - [[Dale Hawkins]] -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1936)

2010 - [[John Reed (actor)|John Reed]] -English actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1916)

2012 - [[Russell Arms]] -American actor and singer (b. 1920)

2012 - [[Frank Braña]] -Spanish actor (b. 1934)

2012 - [[Louise Cochrane]] -American-English screenwriter and producer (b. 1918)

2012 - [[Humayun Faridi]] -Bangladeshi actor (b. 1952)

2012 - [[Daniel C. Gerould]] -American playwright and academic (b. 1928)

2012 - [[Kushimaumi Keita]] -Japanese sumo wrestler and coach (b. 1965)

2013 - [[Gerry Day]] -American journalist and screenwriter (b. 1922)

2013 - [[Izya Gershtein]] -Kyrgyzstani-Israeli director and screenwriter (b. 1923)

2013 - [[Miles J. Jones]] -American pathologist and physician (b. 1952)

2013 - [[Pieter Kooijmans]] -Dutch judge and politician, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Netherlands)|Minister of Foreign Affairs for The Netherlands (b. 1933)

2013 - [[Yuko Tojo]] -Japanese activist and politician (b. 1939)

2014 - [[Piero D'Inzeo]] -American horse rider (b. 1923)

2014 - [[King Kester Emeneya]] -Congolese singer (b. 1956)

2014 - [[Balu Mahendra]] -Sri Lankan-Indian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (b. 1939)

2014 - [[Richard Møller Nielsen]] -Danish footballer and manager (b. 1937)

2014 - [[Ralph Waite]] -American actor and director (b. 1928)

2015 - [[Faith Bandler]] -Australian activist and author (b. 1918)

2015 - [[Stan Chambers]] -American journalist and actor (b. 1923)

2015 - [[John McCabe (composer)|John McCabe]] -English pianist and composer (b. 1939)

2015 - [[Kesava Reddy]] -Indian physician and author (b. 1946)

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