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Events

  • 1158Munich is founded by Henry the Lion on the banks of the river Isar.
  • 1216First Barons' War: Prince Louis of France captures the city of Winchester and soon conquers over half of the Kingdom of England.
  • 1276 – While taking exile in Fuzhou, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for Emperor Duanzong.
  • 1285Second Mongol invasion of Vietnam: Forces led by Prince Trần Quang Khải of the Trần dynasty destroy most of the invading Mongol naval fleet in a battle at Chuong Duong.
  • 1287Kublai Khan defeats the force of Nayan and other traditionalist Borjigin princes in East Mongolia and Manchuria.
  • 1381Richard II of England meets leaders of Peasants' Revolt at Mile End. The Tower of London is stormed by rebels who enter without resistance.
  • 1404 – Welsh rebel leader Owain Glyndŵr, having declared himself Prince of Wales, allies himself with the French against King Henry IV of England.
  • 1618 – Joris Veseler prints the first Dutch newspaper Courante uyt Italien, Duytslandt, &c. in Amsterdam (approximate date).
  • 1645English Civil War: Battle of Naseby: Twelve thousand Royalist forces are beaten by 15,000 Parliamentarian soldiers.
  • 1667 – The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet in the Second Anglo-Dutch War ends. It had lasted for five days and resulted in the worst ever defeat of the Royal Navy.
  • 1690 – King William III of England (William of Orange) lands in Ireland to confront the former King James II.
  • 1775American Revolutionary War: the Continental Army is established by the Continental Congress, marking the birth of the United States Army.
  • 1777 – The Second Continental Congress passes the Flag Act of 1777 adopting the Stars and Stripes as the Flag of the United States.
  • 1789Mutiny on the Bounty: Template:HMS mutiny survivors including Captain William Bligh and 18 others reach Timor after a nearly Script error: No such module "convert". journey in an open boat.
  • 1800 – The French Army of First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo in Northern Italy and re-conquers Italy.
  • 1807 – Emperor Napoleon's French Grande Armée defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Poland (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.
  • 1821Badi VII, king of Sennar, surrenders his throne and realm to Ismail Pasha, general of the Ottoman Empire, bringing the 300 year old Sudanese kingdom to an end.
  • 1822Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society.
  • 1830 – Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: Thirty-four thousand French soldiers begin their invasion of Algiers, landing 27 kilometers west at Sidi Fredj.
  • 1839Henley Royal Regatta: the village of Henley-on-Thames, on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, stages its first regatta.
  • 1846Bear Flag Revolt begins: Anglo settlers in Sonoma, California, start a rebellion against Mexico and proclaim the California Republic.
  • 1863American Civil War: Second Battle of Winchester: A Union garrison is defeated by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley town of Winchester, Virginia.
  • 1863 – Second Assault on the Confederate works at the Siege of Port Hudson during the American Civil War.
  • 1872Trade unions are legalized in Canada.
  • 1881 – The White Rajahs territories become the British protectorate of Sarawak.
  • 1900Hawaii becomes a United States territory.
  • 1900 – The second German Naval Law calls for the Imperial German Navy to be doubled in size, resulting in an Anglo-German naval arms race.
  • 1907 – The National Association for Women's Suffrage succeeds in getting Norwegian women the right to vote in parliamentary elections.
  • 1919John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown depart from St. John's, Newfoundland on the first nonstop transatlantic flight.
  • 1926Brazil leaves the League of Nations.
  • 1937Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) state of the United States to celebrate Flag Day officially as a state holiday.
  • 1937 – U.S. House of Representatives passes the Marihuana Tax Act.
  • 1940World War II: The German occupation of Paris begins.
  • 1940 – The Soviet Union presents an ultimatum to Lithuania resulting in Lithuanian loss of independence.
  • 1940 – Seven hundred twenty-eight Polish political prisoners from Tarnów become the first inmates of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
  • 1941June deportation: the first major wave of Soviet mass deportations and murder of Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians, begins.
  • 1944 – World War II: After several failed attempts, the British Army abandons Operation Perch, its plan to capture the German-occupied town of Caen.
  • 1945 – World War II: Filipino troops of the Philippine Commonwealth Army liberate the captured in Ilocos Sur and start the Battle of Bessang Pass in Northern Luzon.
  • 1949 – Albert II, a rhesus monkey, rides a V-2 rocket to an altitude of 134 km (83 mi), thereby becoming the first monkey in space.
  • 1951UNIVAC I is dedicated by the U.S. Census Bureau.
  • 1954 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law that places the words "under God" into the United States Pledge of Allegiance.
  • 1955Chile becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • 1959Disneyland Monorail System, the first daily operating monorail system in the Western Hemisphere, opens to the public in Anaheim, California.
  • 1959 – Dominican exiles depart from Cuba and land in the Dominican Republic to overthrow the totalitarian government of Rafael Trujillo. All but four are killed or executed.
  • 1962 – The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris – later becoming the European Space Agency.
  • 1966 – The Vatican announces the abolition of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum ("index of prohibited books"), which was originally instituted in 1557.
  • 1967Mariner program: Mariner 5 is launched towards Venus.
  • 1982Falklands War: Argentine forces in the capital Stanley conditionally surrender to British forces.
  • 1986The Mindbender derails and kills three riders at the Fantasyland (known today as Galaxyland) indoor amusement park in Edmonton, Alberta.
  • 1994 – The 1994 Vancouver Stanley Cup riot occurs after the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup from Vancouver, causing an estimated Template:$1.1 million, leading to 200 arrests and injuries.
  • 2002Near-Earth asteroid 2002 MN misses the Earth by Script error: No such module "convert"., about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
  • 2014 – A Ukraine military Ilyushin Il-76 airlifter is shot down, killing all 49 people on board.
  • 2017London: A fire in a high-rise apartment building in North Kensington leaves 72 people dead and another 74 injured.
  • 2017 – In Alexandria, Virginia, Republican member of Congress and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana is shot while practicing for charity baseball.

Births

  • 1444Nilakantha Somayaji, Indian astronomer and mathematician (d. 1544)
  • 1479Giglio Gregorio Giraldi, Italian poet and scholar (d. 1552)[1]
  • 1529Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria (d. 1595)
  • 1627Johann Abraham Ihle, German astronomer (d. 1699)
  • 1691Jan Francisci, Slovak organist and composer (d. 1758)[2]
  • 1726Thomas Pennant, Welsh ornithologist and historian (d. 1798)[3]
  • 1730Antonio Sacchini, Italian composer and educator (d. 1786)
  • 1736Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, French physicist and engineer (d. 1806)
  • 1763Simon Mayr, German composer and educator (d. 1845)
  • 1780Henry Salt, English historian and diplomat, British Consul-General in Egypt (d. 1827)
  • 1796Nikolai Brashman, Czech-Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1866)
  • 1798František Palacký, Czech historian and politician (d. 1876)
  • 1801Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1868)
  • 1811Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author and activist (d. 1896)[4]
  • 1812Fernando Wood, American merchant and politician, 73rd Mayor of New York City (d. 1881)
  • 1819Henry Gardner, American merchant and politician, 23rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1892)
  • 1820John Bartlett, American author and publisher (d. 1905)
  • 1829Bernard Petitjean, French Roman Catholic missionary to Japan (d. 1884)
  • 1838Yamagata Aritomo, Japanese Field Marshal and politician, 3rd and 9th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1922)
  • 1840William F. Nast, American businessman (d. 1893)
  • 1848Bernard Bosanquet, English philosopher and theorist (d. 1923)
  • 1848Max Erdmannsdörfer, German conductor and composer (d. 1905)
  • 1855Robert M. La Follette, American lawyer and politician, 20th Governor of Wisconsin (d. 1925)
  • 1856Andrey Markov, Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 1922)
  • 1862John Ulric Nef, Swiss-American chemist and academic (d. 1915)
  • 1864Alois Alzheimer, German psychiatrist and neuropathologist (d. 1915)
  • 1868Karl Landsteiner, Austrian biologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1943)
  • 1868 – Anna B. Eckstein, German peace activist (d. 1947)[5]
  • 1870Sophia of Prussia (d. 1932)
  • 1871Hermanus Brockmann, Dutch rower (d. 1936)
  • 1871 – Jacob Ellehammer, Danish mechanic and engineer (d. 1946)
  • 1872János Szlepecz, Slovene priest and author (d. 1936)
  • 1877Jane Bathori, French soprano (d. 1970)
  • 1877 – Ida MacLean, British biochemist, the first woman admitted to the London Chemical Society (d. 1944)[6]
  • 1878Léon Thiébaut, French fencer (d. 1943)
  • 1879Arthur Duffey, American sprinter and coach (d. 1955)
  • 1884John McCormack, Irish tenor and actor (d. 1945)
  • 1884 – Georg Zacharias, German swimmer (d. 1953)
  • 1890May Allison, American actress (d. 1989)
  • 1894Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1924)
  • 1894 – José Carlos Mariátegui (d. 1930)
  • 1894 – W. W. E. Ross, Canadian geophysicist and poet (d. 1966)
  • 1895Jack Adams, Canadian-American ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 1968)
  • 1900Ruth Nanda Anshen, American writer, editor, and philosopher (d. 2003)
  • 1900 – June Walker, American stage and film actress (d. 1966)
  • 1903Alonzo Church, American mathematician and logician (d. 1995)
  • 1903 – Rose Rand, Austrian-American logician and philosopher from the Vienna Circle (d. 1980)
  • 1904Margaret Bourke-White, American photographer and journalist (d. 1971)
  • 1905Steve Broidy, American businessman (d. 1991)
  • 1905 – Arthur Davis, American animator and director (d. 2000)
  • 1907Nicolas Bentley, English author and illustrator (d. 1978)
  • 1907 – René Char, French poet and author (d. 1988)
  • 1909Burl Ives, American actor and singer (d. 1995)
  • 1910Rudolf Kempe, German pianist and conductor (d. 1976)
  • 1913Joe Morris, English-Canadian lieutenant and trade union leader (d. 1996)
  • 1916Dorothy McGuire, American actress (d. 2001)
  • 1917Lise Nørgaard, Danish journalist, author, and screenwriter
  • 1917 – Gilbert Prouteau, French poet and director (d. 2012)
  • 1917 – Atle Selberg, Norwegian-American mathematician and academic (d. 2007)
  • 1918Fred Baur, American chemist and founder of Pringles (d. 2008)
  • 1919Gene Barry, American actor (d. 2009)
  • 1919 – Sam Wanamaker, American actor and director (d. 1993)[7]
  • 1921Martha Greenhouse, American actress (d. 2013)
  • 1923Judith Kerr, German-English author and illustrator (d. 2019)[8]
  • 1923 – Green Wix Unthank, American soldier, lawyer, and judge (d. 2013)
  • 1924James Black, Scottish pharmacologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2010)
  • 1925Pierre Salinger, American journalist and politician, 11th White House Press Secretary (d. 2004)
  • 1926Don Newcombe, American baseball player (d. 2019)
  • 1928Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, author, guerrilla leader and politician (d. 1967)
  • 1929Cy Coleman, American pianist and composer (d. 2004)
  • 1929 – Alan Davidson, Australian cricketer
  • 1929 – Johnny Wilson, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 2011)
  • 1931Marla Gibbs, American actress and comedian
  • 1931 – Ross Higgins, Australian actor (d. 2016)
  • 1931 – Junior Walker, American saxophonist (d. 1995)
  • 1933Jerzy Kosiński, Polish-American novelist and screenwriter (d. 1991)
  • 1933 – Vladislav Rastorotsky, Russian gymnast and coach
  • 1936Renaldo Benson, American singer-songwriter (d. 2005)
  • 1936 – Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Finnish author, poet, and translator
  • 1938Julie Felix, American-English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2020)
  • 1939Steny Hoyer, American lawyer and politician
  • 1939 – Peter Mayle, English author and screenwriter (d. 2018)
  • 1939 – Colin Thubron, English journalist and author
  • 1942Jonathan Raban, English author and academic
  • 1942 – Roberto García-Calvo Montiel, Spanish judge (d. 2008)
  • 1943Barry Burman, English painter and academic (d. 2001)
  • 1943 – Jennifer Gretton, Baroness Gretton, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire
  • 1943 – John Miles, English racing driver and journalist
  • 1943 – Harold Wheeler, American composer, conductor, and producer
  • 1944Laurie Colwin, American novelist and short story writer (d. 1992)
  • 1945Rod Argent, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
  • 1945 – Carlos Reichenbach, Brazilian director and producer (d. 2012)
  • 1945 – Richard Stebbins, American sprinter and educator
  • 1946Robert Louis-Dreyfus, French-Swiss businessman (d. 2009)
  • 1946 – Tõnu Sepp, Estonian instrument maker and educator
  • 1946 – Donald Trump, American businessman, television personality and 45th President of the United States
  • 1947Roger Liddle, Baron Liddle, English politician
  • 1947 – Barry Melton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1947 – Paul Rudolph, Canadian singer, guitarist, and cyclist
  • 1948Laurence Yep, American author and playwright
  • 1949Jim Lea, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
  • 1949 – Roger Powell, English-Australian scientist and academic
  • 1949 – Antony Sher, South African-British actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1949 – Harry Turtledove, American historian and author
  • 1949 – Alan White, English drummer and songwriter
  • 1950Rowan Williams, Welsh archbishop and theologian[9]
  • 1951Paul Boateng, English lawyer and politician, British High Commissioner to South Africa
  • 1951 – Danny Edwards, American golfer
  • 1952Robert Lepikson, Estonian racing driver and politician, Estonian Minister of the Interior (d. 2006)
  • 1952 – Pat Summitt, American basketball player and coach (d. 2016)
  • 1952 – Leon Wieseltier, American philosopher, journalist, and critic
  • 1953Janet Mackey, New Zealand lawyer and politician
  • 1954Will Patton, American actor
  • 1955Michael D. Duvall, American businessman and politician
  • 1955 – Paul O'Grady, English television host, producer, and drag performer[10]
  • 1955 – Kirron Kher, Indian theatre, film & television actress, TV talk show host, politician and Member of Parliament
  • 1956Fred Funk, American golfer and coach
  • 1956 – King Diamond (Kim Bendix Petersen), heavy metal musician
  • 1957Suzanne Nora Johnson, American lawyer and businesswoman
  • 1957 – Mona Simpson, American novelist
  • 1958Pamela Geller, American activist and blogger
  • 1959Marcus Miller, American bass player, composer, and producer
  • 1960Tonie Campbell, American hurdler
  • 1960 – Mike Laga, American baseball player
  • 1961Boy George, English singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1961 – Dušan Kojić, Serbian singer-songwriter and bass player
  • 1961 – Sam Perkins, American basketball player
  • 1963Grant Kenny, Australian iron man and canoeist
  • 1964Peter Gilliver, English lexicographer and academic
  • 1967Dedrick Dodge, American football player and coach
  • 1968Campbell Brown, American journalist
  • 1968 – Faizon Love, Cuban-American actor and screenwriter
  • 1969Éric Desjardins, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1969 – Steffi Graf, German tennis player
  • 1970Heather McDonald, American comedian, actress, and author
  • 1971Bruce Bowen, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1971 – Ramon Vega, Swiss footballer
  • 1972Rick Brunson, American basketball player and coach
  • 1972 – Matthias Ettrich, German computer scientist and engineer, founded KDE
  • 1972 – Dominic Brown, English guitarist and songwriter
  • 1972 – Claude Henderson, South African cricketer
  • 1972 – Danny McFarlane, Jamaican hurdler and sprinter
  • 1973Sami Kapanen, Finnish-American ice hockey player and manager
  • 1976Alan Carr, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter
  • 1976 – Massimo Oddo, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1977Boeta Dippenaar, South African cricketer
  • 1977 – Chris McAlister, American football player
  • 1977 – Joe Worsley, English rugby player and coach
  • 1978Steve Bégin, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1978 – Diablo Cody, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1978 – Annia Hatch, Cuban-American gymnast and coach
  • 1978 – Nikola Vujčić, Croatian former professional basketball player
  • 1979Shannon Hegarty, Australian rugby league player
  • 1981Elano, Brazilian footballer and manager
  • 1982Jamie Green, English racing driver
  • 1982 – Nicole Irving, Australian swimmer
  • 1982 – Lang Lang, Chinese pianist[11]
  • 1983Trevor Barry, Bahamian high jumper
  • 1983 – Louis Garrel, French actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1984Lorenzo Booker, American football player
  • 1984 – Mark Cosgrove, Australian cricketer
  • 1984 – Siobhán Donaghy, English singer-songwriter
  • 1984 – Yury Prilukov, Russian swimmer
  • 1985Oleg Medvedev. Russian luger
  • 1985 – Andy Soucek, Spanish racing driver
  • 1986Matt Read, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1987Andrew Cogliano, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1987 – Mohamed Diamé, Senegalese footballer
  • 1988Adrián Aldrete, Mexican footballer
  • 1988 – Kevin McHale, American actor, singer, dancer and radio personality[12]
  • 1989Lucy Hale, American actress and singer-songwriter
  • 1989 – Brad Takairangi, Australian-Cook Islands rugby league player
  • 1990Patrice Cormier, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1991Kostas Manolas, Greek footballer
  • 1991 – Jesy Nelson, English singer[13]
  • 1992Devante Smith-Pelly, Canadian ice hockey player[14]
  • 1993Gunna, American rapper[15]
  • 1997David Bangala, French football defender[16]
  • 1999Tzuyu, Taiwanese singer[17]

Deaths

  • 809Ōtomo no Otomaro, Japanese general (b. 731)
  • 847Methodius I, patriarch of Constantinople
  • 957Guadamir, bishop of Vic (Spain)
  • 976Aron, Bulgarian nobleman
  • 1161Emperor Qinzong of the Song dynasty (b. 1100)
  • 1205Walter III, Count of Brienne
  • 1349Günther von Schwarzburg, German king (b. 1304)
  • 1381Simon Sudbury, English archbishop (b. 1316)
  • 1497Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandía, Italian son of Pope Alexander VI (b. 1474)
  • 1516John III of Navarre (b. 1469)
  • 1544Antoine, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1489)
  • 1548Carpentras, French composer (b. 1470)
  • 1583Shibata Katsuie, Japanese samurai (b. 1522)
  • 1594Jacob Kroger, German goldsmith, hanged in Edinburgh for stealing the jewels of Anne of Denmark.[18]
  • 1594 – Orlande de Lassus, Flemish composer and educator (b. 1532)
  • 1662Henry Vane the Younger, English-American politician, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1613)
  • 1674Marin le Roy de Gomberville, French author and poet (b. 1600)
  • 1679Guillaume Courtois, French painter and illustrator (b. 1628)[19]
  • 1746Colin Maclaurin, Scottish mathematician (b. 1698)
  • 1794Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford, English courtier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1718)
  • 1800Louis Desaix, French general (b. 1768)
  • 1800 – Jean-Baptiste Kléber, French general (b. 1753)[20]
  • 1801Benedict Arnold, American general during the American Revolution later turned British spy (b. 1741)
  • 1825Pierre Charles L'Enfant, French-American architect and engineer, designed Washington, D.C. (b. 1754)
  • 1837Giacomo Leopardi, Italian poet and philosopher (b. 1798)
  • 1864Leonidas Polk, American general and bishop (b. 1806)
  • 1887Mary Carpenter, English educational and social reformer (b. 1807)
  • 1883Edward FitzGerald, English poet and author (b. 1809)
  • 1886Alexander Ostrovsky, Russian director and playwright (b. 1823)
  • 1907William Le Baron Jenney, American architect and engineer, designed the Home Insurance Building (b. 1832)
  • 1907 – Bartolomé Masó, Cuban soldier and politician (b. 1830)
  • 1908Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, English captain and politician, 6th Governor General of Canada (b. 1841)
  • 1914Adlai Stevenson I, American lawyer and politician, 23rd Vice President of the United States (b. 1835)
  • 1916João Simões Lopes Neto, Brazilian author (b. 1865)
  • 1920Max Weber, German sociologist and economist (b. 1864)
  • 1923Isabelle Bogelot, French philanthropist (b. 1838)
  • 1926Mary Cassatt, American-French painter (b. 1843)
  • 1927Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (b. 1894)
  • 1927 – Jerome K. Jerome, English author (b. 1859)
  • 1928Emmeline Pankhurst, English activist and academic (b. 1857)
  • 1932Dorimène Roy Desjardins, Canadian businesswoman, co-founded Desjardins Group (b. 1858)
  • 1933Justinien de Clary, French target shooter (b. 1860)
  • 1936G. K. Chesterton, English essayist, poet, playwright, and novelist (b. 1874)
  • 1936 – Hans Poelzig, German architect, painter, and designer, designed the IG Farben Building (b. 1869)
  • 1946John Logie Baird, Scottish-English physicist and engineer (b. 1888)
  • 1946 – Jorge Ubico, 21st President of Guatemala (b. 1878)
  • 1953Tom Cole, Welsh-American racing driver (b. 1922)
  • 1968Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian novelist and poet, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1901)
  • 1972Dündar Taşer, Turkish soldier and politician (b. 1925)
  • 1977Robert Middleton, American actor (b. 1911)
  • 1977 – Alan Reed, American actor, original voice of Fred Flintstone (b.1907)
  • 1979Ahmad Zahir, Afghan singer-songwriter (b. 1946)
  • 1980Charles Miller, American saxophonist and flute player (b. 1939)
  • 1986Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator (b. 1899)
  • 1986 – Alan Jay Lerner, American composer and songwriter (b. 1918)
  • 1987Stanisław Bareja, Polish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1929)
  • 1990Erna Berger, German soprano and actress (b. 1900)
  • 1991Peggy Ashcroft, English actress (b. 1907)
  • 1994Lionel Grigson, English pianist, composer, and educator (b. 1942)
  • 1994 – Henry Mancini, American composer and conductor (b. 1924)
  • 1994 – Marcel Mouloudji, French singer and actor (b. 1922)
  • 1995Els Aarne, Ukrainian-Estonian pianist, composer, and educator (b. 1917)
  • 1995 – Rory Gallagher, Irish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1949)
  • 1995 – Roger Zelazny, American author and poet (b. 1937)
  • 1996Noemí Gerstein, Argentinian sculptor and illustrator (b. 1908)
  • 1997Richard Jaeckel, American actor (b. 1926)
  • 1999Bernie Faloney, American-Canadian football player and sportscaster (b. 1932)
  • 2000Attilio Bertolucci, Italian poet and author (b. 1911)
  • 2002June Jordan, American author and activist (b. 1936)
  • 2003Dale Whittington, American race car driver (b. 1959)
  • 2004Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountaineer and guide (b. 1900)
  • 2005Carlo Maria Giulini, Italian conductor and director (b. 1914)
  • 2005 – Mimi Parent, Canadian-Swiss painter (b. 1924)
  • 2006Monty Berman, English director, producer, and cinematographer (b. 1905)
  • 2006 – Jean Roba, Belgian author and illustrator (b. 1930)
  • 2007Ruth Graham, Chinese-American author, poet, and painter (b. 1920)
  • 2007 – Robin Olds, American general and pilot (b. 1922)
  • 2007 – Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Austrian politician, 9th President of Austria (b. 1918)[21]
  • 2009Bob Bogle, American musician (The Ventures) (b. 1934)
  • 2009 – William McIntyre, Canadian soldier, lawyer, and judge (b. 1918)
  • 2012Peter Archer, Baron Archer of Sandwell, English lawyer and politician, Solicitor General for England and Wales (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Bob Chappuis, American football player and soldier (b. 1923)
  • 2012 – Margie Hyams, American pianist and vibraphone player (b. 1920)
  • 2012 – Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, German pianist and academic (b. 1930)
  • 2012 – Carlos Reichenbach, Brazilian director and producer (b. 1945)
  • 2012 – Gitta Sereny, Austrian-English historian, journalist, and author (b. 1921)
  • 2013Elroy Schwartz, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1923)
  • 2014Alberto Cañas Escalante, Costa Rican journalist and politician (b. 1920)
  • 2014 – Isabelle Collin Dufresne, French actress (b. 1935)[22]
  • 2014 – Robert Lebeck, German photographer and journalist (b. 1929)
  • 2014 – James E. Rogers, American lawyer, businessman, and academic (b. 1938)
  • 2015Richard Cotton, Australian geneticist and academic (b. 1940)
  • 2015 – Anne Nicol Gaylor, American activist, co-founded the Freedom From Religion Foundation (b. 1926)
  • 2015 – Qiao Shi, Chinese politician (b. 1924)
  • 2016Ann Morgan Guilbert, American actress and singer (b. 1928)
  • 2016 – Gilles Lamontagne, Canadian politician, Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (b. 1919)[23]
  • 2020Sushant Singh Rajput, Indian film actor (b. 1986)[24]

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Burchard of Meissen
    • Caomhán of Inisheer
    • Elisha (Roman Catholic and Lutheran)
    • Fortunatus of Naples (Roman Catholic)
    • Blessed Francisca de Paula de Jesus (Nhá Chica)
    • Joseph the Hymnographer (Roman Catholic: Orthodox April 3)
    • Methodios I of Constantinople
    • Quintian of Rodez (Rodez)
    • Richard Baxter (Church of England)
    • Valerius and Rufinus
    • June 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Commemoration of the Soviet Deportation related observances:
  • Day of Memory for Repressed People (Armenia)
  • Flag Day (United States)
  • Freedom Day (Malawi)
  • Liberation Day (Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)
  • World Blood Donor Day

References

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