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Events

  • 1257Kraków, in Poland, receives city rights.[1]
  • 1283Battle of the Gulf of Naples: Roger of Lauria, admiral to King Peter III of Aragon, destroys the Neapolitan fleet and captures Charles of Salerno.[2]
  • 1288 – The Battle of Worringen ends the War of the Limburg Succession, with John I, Duke of Brabant, being one of the more important victors.[3]
  • 1610 – The masque Tethys' Festival is performed at Whitehall Palace to celebrate the investiture of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales.[4]
  • 1644 – The Qing dynasty Manchu forces led by the Shunzhi Emperor take Beijing during the collapse of the Ming dynasty.[5]
  • 1798The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread the United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.
  • 1817 – The first Great Lakes steamer, the Frontenac, is launched.
  • 1829Template:HMS captures the armed slave ship Voladora off the coast of Cuba.
  • 1832 – The June Rebellion breaks out in Paris in an attempt to overthrow the monarchy of Louis Philippe.
  • 1837Houston is incorporated by the Republic of Texas.
  • 1849Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy by the signing of a new constitution.
  • 1851Harriet Beecher Stowe's anti-slavery serial, Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly, starts a ten-month run in the National Era abolitionist newspaper.[6]
  • 1862 – As the Treaty of Saigon is signed, ceding parts of southern Vietnam to France, the guerrilla leader Trương Định decides to defy Emperor Tự Đức of Vietnam and fight on against the Europeans.
  • 1864American Civil War: Battle of Piedmont: Union forces under General David Hunter defeat a Confederate army at Piedmont, Virginia, taking nearly 1,000 prisoners.
  • 1873 – Sultan Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar closes the great slave market under the terms of a treaty with Great Britain.[7]
  • 1883 – The first regularly scheduled Orient Express departs Paris.
  • 1888 – The Rio de la Plata earthquake takes place.
  • 1893 – The trial of Lizzie Borden for the murder of her father and step-mother begins in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
  • 1900Second Boer War: British soldiers take Pretoria.
  • 1915 – Denmark amends its constitution to allow women's suffrage.
  • 1916Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court; he is the first American Jew to hold such a position.
  • 1916 – World War I: The Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire breaks out.
  • 1917 – World War I: Conscription begins in the United States as "Army registration day".
  • 1940World War II: After a brief lull in the Battle of France, the Germans renew the offensive against the remaining French divisions south of the River Somme in Operation Fall Rot ("Case Red").
  • 1941 – World War II: Four thousand Chongqing residents are asphyxiated in a bomb shelter during the Bombing of Chongqing.
  • 1942 – World War II: The United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania.
  • 1944 – World War II: More than 1,000 British bombers drop 5,000 tons of bombs on German gun batteries on the Normandy coast in preparation for D-Day.
  • 1945 – The Allied Control Council, the military occupation governing body of Germany, formally takes power.
  • 1946 – A fire in the La Salle Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, kills 61 people.
  • 1947Cold War: Marshall Plan: In a speech at Harvard University, the United States Secretary of State George Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
  • 1949Thailand elects Orapin Chaiyakan, the first female member of Thailand's Parliament.
  • 1956Elvis Presley introduces his new single, "Hound Dog", on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.
  • 1959 – The first government of Singapore is sworn in.
  • 1963 – The British Secretary of State for War, John Profumo, resigns in a sex scandal known as the "Profumo affair".
  • 1963 – Movement of 15 Khordad: Protests against the arrest of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini by the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. In several cities, masses of angry demonstrators are confronted by tanks and paratroopers.
  • 1964DSV Alvin is commissioned.
  • 1967 – The Six-Day War begins: Israel launches surprise strikes against Egyptian air-fields in response to the mobilisation of Egyptian forces on the Israeli border.
  • 1968 – Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan.[8]
  • 1975 – The Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
  • 1975 – The United Kingdom holds its first country-wide referendum on membership of the European Economic Community (EEC).
  • 1976 – The Teton Dam in Idaho, United States, collapses.
  • 1981 – The "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that five people in Los Angeles, California, have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems, in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of AIDS.
  • 1983 – More than 100 people are killed when the Russian river cruise ship Aleksandr Suvorov collides with a girder of the Ulyanovsk Railway Bridge. The collision caused a freight train to derail, further damaging the vessel yet the ship remained afloat and was eventually restored and returned to service.[9]
  • 1984Operation Blue Star: Under orders from India's prime minister, Indira Gandhi, the Indian Army begins an invasion of the Golden Temple, the holiest site of the Sikh religion.[10]
  • 1989 – The Tank Man halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
  • 1993 – Portions of the Holbeck Hall Hotel in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK, fall into the sea following a landslide.
  • 1995 – The Bose–Einstein condensate is first created.
  • 1997 – The Second Republic of the Congo Civil War begins.
  • 1998 – A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants. The strike lasts seven weeks.
  • 2000 – The Six-Day War in Kisangani begins in Kisangani, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, between Ugandan and Rwandan forces. A large part of the city is destroyed.
  • 2001Tropical Storm Allison makes landfall on the upper-Texas coastline as a strong tropical storm and dumps large amounts of rain over Houston. The storm causes $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the second costliest tropical storm in U.S. history.
  • 2003 – A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50 °C (122 °F) in the region.
  • 2004Noël Mamère, Mayor of Bègles, celebrates marriage for two men for the first time in France.
  • 2006Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
  • 2009 – After 65 straight days of civil disobedience, at least 31 people are killed in clashes between security forces and indigenous people near Bagua, Peru.
  • 2013 – A building collapse in Philadelphia kills six and wounds 14 other people.
  • 2015 – An earthquake with a moment magnitude of 6.0 struck Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia killing 18 people, including hikers and mountain guides on Mount Kinabalu, after mass landslides that occurred during the earthquake. This is the strongest earthquake to strike Malaysia since 1975.
  • 2017Montenegro becomes the 29th member of the NATO.
  • 2017 – Six Arab countries—Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and the United Arab Emiratescut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region.

Births

  • 1341Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of King Edward III of England and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (d. 1402)[11]
  • 1412Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, Italian ruler (d. 1478)
  • 1493Justus Jonas, German priest and academic (d. 1555)
  • 1523Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (d. 1573)
  • 1554Benedetto Giustiniani, Italian clergyman (d. 1621)
  • 1587Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, English colonial administrator and admiral (d. 1658)
  • 1596Peter Wtewael, Dutch Golden Age painter (d. 1660)
  • 1640Pu Songling, Chinese author (d. 1715)
  • 1646Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician and philosopher (d. 1684)
  • 1660Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (d. 1744)
  • 1757Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist and philosopher (d. 1808)
  • 1760Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist, physicist, and mineralogist (d. 1852)
  • 1771Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (d. 1851)[12]
  • 1781Christian Lobeck, German scholar and academic (d. 1860)
  • 1801William Scamp, English architect and engineer (d. 1872)[13]
  • 1819John Couch Adams, English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1892)[14]
  • 1830Carmine Crocco, Italian soldier (d. 1905)
  • 1850Pat Garrett, American sheriff (d. 1908)
  • 1862Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish ophthalmologist and optician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930)
  • 1868James Connolly, Scottish-born Irish rebel leader (d. 1916)
  • 1870Bernard de Pourtalès, Swiss captain and sailor (d. 1935)
  • 1876Isaac Heinemann, German-Israeli scholar and academic (d. 1957)
  • 1877Willard Miller, Canadian-American sailor, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1959)
  • 1878Pancho Villa, Mexican general and politician, Governor of Chihuahua (d. 1923)
  • 1879Robert Mayer, German-English businessman and philanthropist (d. 1985)
  • 1883John Maynard Keynes, English economist, philosopher, and academic (d. 1946)
  • 1884Ralph Benatzky, Czech-Swiss composer (d. 1957)
  • 1884 – Ivy Compton-Burnett, English author (d. 1969)
  • 1884 – Frederick Lorz, American runner (d. 1914)
  • 1892Jaan Kikkas, Estonian weightlifter (d. 1944)
  • 1894Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian-English publisher and academic (d. 1976)
  • 1895William Boyd, American actor and producer (d. 1972)
  • 1895 – William Roberts, English soldier and painter (d. 1980)
  • 1898Salvatore Ferragamo, Italian shoe designer, founded Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. (d. 1960)
  • 1898 – Federico García Lorca, Spanish poet, playwright, and director (d. 1936)
  • 1899Otis Barton, American diver, engineer, and actor, designed the bathysphere (d. 1992)
  • 1899 – Theippan Maung Wa, Burmese writer (d. 1942)
  • 1900Dennis Gabor, Hungarian-English physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1979)
  • 1902Arthur Powell Davies, American minister, author, and activist (d. 1957)
  • 1905Wayne Boring, American illustrator (d. 1987)
  • 1912Dean Amadon, American ornithologist and author (d. 2003)
  • 1912 – Eric Hollies, English cricketer (d. 1981)
  • 1913Conrad Marca-Relli, American-Italian painter and academic (d. 2000)
  • 1914Beatrice de Cardi, English archaeologist and academic (d. 2016)
  • 1916Sid Barnes, Australian cricketer (d. 1973)
  • 1916 – Eddie Joost, American baseball player and manager (d. 2011)
  • 1919Richard Scarry, American-Swiss author and illustrator (d. 1994)
  • 1920Marion Motley, American football player and coach (d. 1999)
  • 1920 – Cornelius Ryan, Irish-American journalist and author (d. 1974)
  • 1922Paul Couvret, Dutch-Australian soldier, pilot, and politician (d. 2013)
  • 1922 – Sheila Sim, English actress (d. 2016)
  • 1923Jorge Daponte, Argentinian racing driver (d. 1963)
  • 1923 – Roger Lebel, Canadian actor (d. 1994)
  • 1923 – Daniel Pinkham, American organist and composer (d. 2006)
  • 1924Lou Brissie, American baseball player and scout (d. 2013)
  • 1924 – Art Donovan, American football player and radio host (d. 2013)
  • 1925Bill Hayes, American actor and singer
  • 1926Paul Soros, Hungarian-American engineer and businessman (d. 2013)
  • 1928Robert Lansing, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1928 – Umberto Maglioli, Italian racing driver (d. 1999)
  • 1928 – Tony Richardson, English-American director and producer (d. 1991)
  • 1930Alifa Rifaat, Egyptian author (d. 1996)
  • 1931Yves Blais, Canadian businessman and politician (d. 1998)
  • 1931 – Jacques Demy, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1990)
  • 1931 – Jerzy Prokopiuk, Polish anthropologist and philosopher
  • 1932Christy Brown, Irish painter and author (d. 1981)
  • 1932 – Dave Gold, American businessman, founded the 99 Cents Only Stores (d. 2013)
  • 1933Bata Živojinović, Serbian actor and politician (d. 2016)
  • 1934Vilhjálmur Einarsson, Icelandic triple jumper, painter, and educator (d. 2019)
  • 1934 – Bill Moyers, American journalist, 13th White House Press Secretary
  • 1937Hélène Cixous, French author, poet, and critic
  • 1938Moira Anderson, Scottish singer
  • 1938 – Karin Balzer, German hurdler (d. 2019)
  • 1938 – Roy Higgins, Australian jockey (d. 2014)
  • 1939Joe Clark, Canadian journalist and politician, 16th Prime Minister of Canada
  • 1939 – Margaret Drabble, English novelist, biographer, and critic
  • 1941Martha Argerich, Argentinian pianist
  • 1941 – Erasmo Carlos, Brazilian singer-songwriter
  • 1941 – Spalding Gray, American writer, actor, and monologist (d. 2004)
  • 1941 – Robert Kraft, American businessman, founded The Kraft Group
  • 1941 – Jeff Rooker, Baron Rooker, English academic and politician, Minister of State for Immigration
  • 1941 – Gudrun Sjödén, Swedish designer
  • 1942Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Equatoguinean lieutenant and politician, 2nd President of Equatorial Guinea
  • 1943Abraham Viruthakulangara, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Nagpur, Maharashtra, India (d. 2018)
  • 1944Whitfield Diffie, American cryptographer and academic
  • 1945John Carlos, American runner and football player
  • 1945 – André Lacroix, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach
  • 1946John Du Cann, English guitarist (d. 2001)
  • 1946 – Bob Grant, Australian rugby league player
  • 1946 – Patrick Head, English engineer and businessman, co-founded Williams F1
  • 1946 – Wanderléa, Brazilian singer and television host
  • 1947Laurie Anderson, American singer-songwriter and violinist
  • 1947 – Tom Evans, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1983)
  • 1947 – David Hare, English director, playwright, and screenwriter
  • 1947 – Freddie Stone, American singer, guitarist, and pastor
  • 1949Ken Follett, Welsh author
  • 1949 – Elizabeth Gloster, English lawyer and judge
  • 1949 – Alexander Scrymgeour, 12th Earl of Dundee, Scottish politician
  • 1950Ronnie Dyson, American singer and actor (d. 1990)
  • 1950 – Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist and activist (d. 1977)
  • 1951Suze Orman, American financial adviser, author, and television host
  • 1952Pierre Bruneau, Canadian journalist and news anchor
  • 1952 – Carole Fredericks, American singer (d. 2001)
  • 1952 – Nicko McBrain, English drummer and songwriter
  • 1953Kathleen Kennedy, American film producer, co-founded Amblin Entertainment
  • 1954Alberto Malesani, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1954 – Phil Neale, English cricketer, coach, and manager
  • 1954 – Nancy Stafford, American model and actress
  • 1955Edino Nazareth Filho, Brazilian footballer and manager
  • 1956Richard Butler, English singer-songwriter
  • 1956 – Kenny G, American saxophonist, songwriter, and producer
  • 1957Charles Nolan, American fashion designer (d. 2011)
  • 1958Avigdor Lieberman, Moldavian-Israeli soldier and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Israel
  • 1958 – Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, Comorian businessman and politician, President of Comoros
  • 1959Mark Ella, Australian rugby player
  • 1959 – Werner Schildhauer, German runner
  • 1960Boris Dugan, Estonian footballer and coach
  • 1960 – Claire Fox, English author and academic
  • 1961Anke Behmer, German heptathlete
  • 1961 – Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (d. 1999)
  • 1961 – Anthony Burger, American singer and pianist (d. 2006)
  • 1961 – Aldo Costa, Italian engineer
  • 1961 – Ramesh Krishnan, Indian tennis player and coach
  • 1962Jeff Garlin, American actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter
  • 1962 – Tõnis Lukas, Estonian historian and politician, 34th Estonian Minister of Education
  • 1964Lisa Cholodenko, American director and screenwriter
  • 1964 – Karl Sanders, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1965Michael E. Brown, American astronomer and author
  • 1965 – Sandrine Piau, French soprano
  • 1965 – Alfie Turcotte, American ice hockey player
  • 1967Matt Bullard, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1967 – Joe DeLoach, American sprinter
  • 1967 – Ray Lankford, American baseball player
  • 1967 – Ron Livingston, American actor
  • 1968Ed Vaizey, English lawyer and politician, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
  • 1969Brian McKnight, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
  • 1970Martin Gélinas, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1971Susan Lynch, Northern Irish actress
  • 1971 – Alex Mooney, American politician[15]
  • 1971 – Takaya Tsubobayashi, Japanese racing driver
  • 1971 – Mark Wahlberg, American model, actor, producer, and rapper
  • 1972Yogi Adityanath, Indian priest and politician
  • 1972 – Paweł Kotla, Polish conductor and academic
  • 1973Lamon Brewster, American boxer
  • 1973 – Gella Vandecaveye, Belgian martial artist
  • 1974Mervyn Dillon, Trinidadian cricketer
  • 1974 – Scott Draper, Australian tennis player and golfer
  • 1974 – Russ Ortiz, American baseball player
  • 1975Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Lithuanian-American basketball player
  • 1975 – Duncan Patterson, English drummer and keyboard player
  • 1975 – Sandra Stals, Belgian runner
  • 1976Giannis Giannoulis, Canadian basketball player
  • 1976 – Torry Holt, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1977Liza Weil, American actress
  • 1978Fernando Meira, Portuguese footballer
  • 1979Stefanos Kotsolis, Greek footballer
  • 1979 – Matthew Scarlett, Australian footballer
  • 1979 – Pete Wentz, American singer-songwriter, bass player, actor, and fashion designer
  • 1979 – Jason White, American race car driver
  • 1980Mike Fisher, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980 – Antonio García, Spanish racing driver
  • 1981Serhat Akın, Turkish footballer
  • 1981 – Sébastien Lefebvre, Canadian singer and guitarist
  • 1982Ryan Dallas Cook, American trombonist (d. 2005)
  • 1983Marques Colston, American football player
  • 1984Robert Barbieri, Canadian-Italian rugby player
  • 1984 – Eric Traoré, Senegalese footballer
  • 1985Jeremy Abbott, American figure skater
  • 1985 – Ekaterina Bychkova, Russian tennis player
  • 1986Dave Bolland, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1986 – Vernon Gholston, American football player
  • 1987Marcus Thornton, American basketball player
  • 1988Alessandro Salvi, Italian footballer
  • 1989Cam Atkinson, American ice hockey player
  • 1989 – Megumi Nakajima, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • 1990Radko Gudas, Czech ice hockey defenceman
  • 1991Sören Bertram, German footballer
  • 1992Joazhiño Arroe, Peruvian footballer
  • 1992 – Emily Seebohm, Australian swimmer
  • 1993Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Samoan-New Zealand rugby league player [16]
  • 1995Troye Sivan, South African–born Australian singer-songwriter, actor, and YouTuber[17]
  • 1995 – Ross Wilson, English table tennis player[18]
  • 1997Sam Darnold, American football player[19]
  • 1998Yulia Lipnitskaya, Russian figure skater

Deaths

  • 301Sima Lun, Chinese emperor (b. 249)
  • 535Epiphanius, patriarch of Constantinople
  • 567Theodosius I, patriarch of Alexandria
  • 708Jacob of Edessa, Syrian bishop (b. 640)
  • 754Eoban, bishop of Utrecht
  • 754 – Boniface, English missionary and martyr (b. 675)
  • 879Ya'qub ibn al-Layth, Persian emir (b. 840)
  • 928Louis the Blind, king of Provence
  • 1017Sanjō, emperor of Japan (b. 976)
  • 1118Robert de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Leicester, Norman nobleman and politician (b. 1049)
  • 1296Edmund Crouchback, English politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1245)
  • 1310Amalric, prince of Tyre
  • 1316Louis X, king of France (b. 1289)
  • 1383Dmitry of Suzdal, Russian grand prince (b. 1324)
  • 1400Frederick I, duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
  • 1424Braccio da Montone, Italian nobleman (b. 1368)
  • 1434Yuri IV, Russian grand prince (b. 1374)
  • 1443Ferdinand, Portuguese prince (b. 1402)
  • 1445Leonel Power, English composer
  • 1530Mercurino Gattinara, Italian statesman and jurist (b. 1465)
  • 1568Lamoral, Count of Egmont (b. 1522)
  • 1625Orlando Gibbons, English organist and composer (b. 1583)
  • 1667Francesco Sforza Pallavicino, Italian cardinal and historian (b. 1607)
  • 1716Roger Cotes, English mathematician and academic (b. 1682)
  • 1722Johann Kuhnau, German organist and composer (b. 1660)
  • 1738Isaac de Beausobre, French pastor and theologian (b. 1659)
  • 1740Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent, English politician and courtier (b. 1671)
  • 1791Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-Canadian general and politician, 22nd Governor of Quebec (b. 1718)
  • 1816Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer and educator (b. 1741)
  • 1825Odysseas Androutsos, Greek soldier (b. 1788)
  • 1826Carl Maria von Weber, German pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1786)
  • 1866John McDouall Stuart, Scottish explorer and surveyor (b. 1815)
  • 1899Antonio Luna, Filipino general (b. 1866)
  • 1900Stephen Crane, American poet, novelist, and short story writer (b. 1871)
  • 1906Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher and author (b. 1842)
  • 1910O. Henry, American short story writer (b. 1862)
  • 1913Chris von der Ahe, German-American businessman (b. 1851)
  • 1916Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, Irish-born British field marshal and politician, Secretary of State for War (b. 1850)
  • 1920Rhoda Broughton, Welsh-English author (b. 1840)
  • 1921Will Crooks, English trade unionist and politician (b. 1852)
  • 1921 – Georges Feydeau, French playwright (b. 1862)
  • 1930Eric Lemming, Swedish athlete (b. 1880)[20]
  • 1930 – Pascin, Bulgarian-French painter and illustrator (b. 1885)
  • 1934Emily Dobson, Australian philanthropist (b. 1842)[21]
  • 1934 – William Holman, English-Australian politician, 19th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1871)
  • 1947Nils Olaf Chrisander, Swedish-American actor and director (b. 1884)
  • 1967Arthur Biram, Israeli philologist, philosopher, and academic (b. 1878)
  • 1967 – Harry Brown, Australian public servant (b. 1878)
  • 1993Conway Twitty, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1933)
  • 1996Acharya Kuber Nath Rai, Indian poet and scholar (b. 1933)
  • 1997J. Anthony Lukas, American journalist and author (b. 1933)
  • 1998Jeanette Nolan, American actress (b. 1911)
  • 1998 – Sam Yorty, American soldier and politician, 37th Mayor of Los Angeles (b. 1909)
  • 1999Mel Tormé, American singer-songwriter (b. 1925)
  • 2000Don Liddle, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  • 2002Dee Dee Ramone, American singer-songwriter and bass player (b. 1951)
  • 2003Jürgen Möllemann, German soldier and politician, 10th Vice-Chancellor of Germany (b. 1945)
  • 2003 – Manuel Rosenthal, French composer and conductor (b. 1904)
  • 2004Iona Brown, English violinist and conductor (b. 1941)
  • 2004 – Ronald Reagan, American actor and politician, 40th President of the United States (b. 1911)
  • 2005Adolfo Aguilar Zínser, Mexican scholar and politician (b. 1949)
  • 2005 – Wee Chong Jin, Singaporean judge (b. 1917)[22]
  • 2006Frederick Franck, Dutch-American painter, sculptor, and author (b. 1909)
  • 2006 – Edward L. Moyers, American businessman (b. 1928)
  • 2009Jeff Hanson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1978)
  • 2012Ray Bradbury, American science fiction writer and screenwriter (b. 1920)
  • 2012 – Hal Keller, American baseball player and manager (b. 1928)
  • 2012 – Mihai Pătrașcu, Romanian-American computer scientist (b. 1982)
  • 2012 – Charlie Sutton, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1924)
  • 2013Helen McElhone, Scottish politician (b. 1933)
  • 2013 – Stanisław Nagy, Polish cardinal (b. 1921)
  • 2013 – Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, Irish republican activist and politician (b. 1932)
  • 2013 – Michel Ostyn, Belgian physiologist and physician (b. 1924)
  • 2014Abu Abdulrahman al-Bilawi, Iraqi commander (b. 1971)
  • 2014 – Don Davis, American songwriter and producer (b. 1938)
  • 2014 – Reiulf Steen, Norwegian journalist and politician, Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications (b. 1933)
  • 2015Tariq Aziz, Iraqi journalist and politician, Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1936)
  • 2015 – Alan Bond, English-Australian businessman (b. 1938)
  • 2015 – Richard Johnson, English actor (b. 1927)
  • 2015 – Roger Vergé, French chef and author (b. 1930)
  • 2016Jerome Bruner, American psychologist (b. 1915)
  • 2017Andy Cunningham, English actor (b. 1950)
  • 2017 – Cheick Tioté, Ivorian footballer (b. 1986)
  • 2018Kate Spade, American fashion designer (b. 1962)[23]

Holidays and observances

  • Arbor Day (New Zealand)
  • Christian feast day:
    • Boniface (Roman Catholic Church)
    • Dorotheus of Tyre
    • Genesius, Count of Clermont
    • Blessed Meinwerk
    • June 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Constitution Day (Denmark)
  • Father's Day (Denmark)
  • Feast of Núr, the first day of the fifth month of the Bahá'í calendar (Bahá'í Faith) (only if Bahá'í Naw-Rúz falls on March 21)
  • Indian Arrival Day (Suriname)
  • Khordad Movement Anniversary (Iran) (Only if March equinox falls on March 20)
  • Liberation Day (Seychelles)
  • President's Day (Equatorial Guinea)
  • Reclamation Day (Azerbaijan)
  • World Day Against Speciesism (International)
  • World Environment Day (International)

References

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  4. J. Leeds Barroll, Anna of Denmark, A Cultural Biography (Pennsylvania, 2001), pp. 122-6.
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  7. Christopher Lloyd, The Navy and the Slave Trade: The Suppression of the African Slave Trade in the Nineteenth Century, 1968, pp 264-268
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  11. G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), Volume XII/2, page 895.
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