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Events

  • 411 BC – The Athenian coup succeeds, forming a short-lived oligarchy.
  • AD 53 – The Roman emperor Nero marries Claudia Octavia.
  • AD 68Nero commits suicide, after quoting Homer's Iliad, thus ending the Julio-Claudian dynasty and starting the civil war known as the Year of the Four Emperors.
  • 721Odo of Aquitaine defeats the Moors in the Battle of Toulouse.
  • 747Abbasid Revolution: Abu Muslim Khorasani begins an open revolt against Umayyad rule, which is carried out under the sign of the Black Standard.
  • 1311Duccio's Maestà, a seminal artwork of the early Italian Renaissance, is unveiled and installed in Siena Cathedral in Siena, Italy.
  • 1523 – The Parisian Faculty of Theology fines Simon de Colines for publishing the Biblical commentary Commentarii initiatorii in quatuor Evangelia by Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples.
  • 1534Jacques Cartier is the first European to describe and map the Saint Lawrence River.
  • 1667Second Anglo-Dutch War: The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet begins. It lasts for five days and results in the worst ever defeat of the Royal Navy.
  • 1732James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of the future U.S. state of Georgia.
  • 1772 – The British schooner Gaspee is burned in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island.
  • 1798Irish Rebellion of 1798: Battles of Arklow and Saintfield.
  • 1815 – End of the Congress of Vienna: The new European political situation is set.
  • 1856 – Five hundred Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa for the Mormon Trail.
  • 1862American Civil War: Stonewall Jackson concludes his successful Shenandoah Valley Campaign with a victory in the Battle of Port Republic; his tactics during the campaign are now studied by militaries around the world.
  • 1863 – American Civil War: Battle of Brandy Station, Virginia.
  • 1885Treaty of Tientsin is signed to end the Sino-French War, with China eventually giving up Tonkin and Annam – most of present-day Vietnam – to France.
  • 1900 – Indian nationalist Birsa Munda dies of cholera in a British prison.
  • 1915William Jennings Bryan resigns as Woodrow Wilson's Secretary of State over a disagreement regarding the United States' handling of the sinking of the Template:RMS.
  • 1923Bulgaria's military takes over the government in a coup.
  • 1928Charles Kingsford Smith completes the first trans-Pacific flight in a Fokker Trimotor monoplane, the Southern Cross.
  • 1930 – A Chicago Tribune reporter, Jake Lingle, is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a $100,000 gambling debt owed to Al Capone.
  • 1944World War II: Ninety-nine civilians are hanged from lampposts and balconies by German troops in Tulle, France, in reprisal for maquisards attacks.
  • 1944 – World War II: The Soviet Union invades East Karelia and the previously Finnish part of Karelia, occupied by Finland since 1941.
  • 1948 – Foundation of the International Council on Archives under the auspices of the UNESCO.
  • 1953 – The Flint–Worcester tornado outbreak sequence kills 94 people in Massachusetts.
  • 1954 – Joseph Welch, special counsel for the United States Army, lashes out at Senator Joseph McCarthy during the Army–McCarthy hearings, giving McCarthy the famous rebuke, "You've done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?"
  • 1957 – First ascent of Broad Peak by Fritz Wintersteller, Marcus Schmuck, Kurt Diemberger, and Hermann Buhl.
  • 1959 – The Template:Ship is launched. It is the first nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine.
  • 1965 – The civilian Prime Minister of South Vietnam, Phan Huy Quát, resigns after being unable to work with a junta led by Nguyễn Cao Kỳ.
  • 1965 – Vietnam War: The Viet Cong commences combat with the Army of the Republic of Vietnam in the Battle of Đồng Xoài, one of the largest battles in the war.
  • 1967Six-Day War: Israel captures the Golan Heights from Syria.
  • 1968 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a national day of mourning following the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
  • 1972 – Severe rainfall causes a dam in the Black Hills of South Dakota to burst, creating a flood that kills 238 people and causes $160 million in damage.
  • 1973 – In horse racing, Secretariat wins the U.S. Triple Crown.
  • 1978The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opens its priesthood to "all worthy men", ending a 148-year-old policy of excluding black men.
  • 1979 – The Ghost Train fire at Luna Park Sydney, Australia, kills seven.
  • 1999Kosovo War: The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and NATO sign a peace treaty.
  • 2008Two bombs explode at a train station near Algiers, Algeria, killing at least 13 people.
  • 2009 – An explosion kills 17 people and injures at least 46 at a hotel in Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • 2010 – At least 40 people are killed and more than 70 wounded in a suicide bombing at a wedding party in Arghandab, Kandahar.

Births

  • 1016Deokjong of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 1034)
  • 1424Blanche II of Navarre (d. 1464)
  • 1580Daniel Heinsius, Belgian poet and scholar (d. 1655)
  • 1588Johann Andreas Herbst, German composer and theorist (d. 1666)
  • 1595Władysław IV Vasa, Polish king (d. 1648)
  • 1597Pieter Jansz. Saenredam, Dutch painter (d. 1665)
  • 1640Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1705)
  • 1661Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682)
  • 1672Peter the Great, Russian emperor (d. 1725)
  • 1686Andrey Osterman, German-Russian politician, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1747)
  • 1696Shiva Rajaram, infant Chattrapati of the Maratha Empire (d. 1726)
  • 1732Giuseppe Demachi, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1791)
  • 1754Francis Mackenzie, 1st Baron Seaforth, English general and politician, Governor of Barbados (d. 1815)
  • 1768Samuel Slater, English-American engineer and businessman (d. 1835)
  • 1781George Stephenson, English engineer, designed the Liverpool and Manchester Railway (d. 1848)
  • 1810Otto Nicolai, German composer and conductor (d. 1849)
  • 1812Johann Gottfried Galle, German astronomer and academic (d. 1910)
  • 1836Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician and politician (d. 1917)
  • 1837Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie, English author (d. 1919)
  • 1842Hazard Stevens, American military officer, mountaineer, politician and writer (d. 1918)
  • 1843Bertha von Suttner, Austrian journalist and author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1914)
  • 1845Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto, English soldier, academic, and politician, 36th Governor-General of India (d. 1914)
  • 1845 – Frank Norton, American baseball player (d. 1920)
  • 1849Michael Ancher, Danish painter and academic (d. 1927)
  • 1851Charles Joseph Bonaparte, American lawyer and politician, 46th United States Attorney General (d. 1921)
  • 1861Pierre Duhem, French physicist, mathematician, and historian (d. 1916)
  • 1861 – Gustav Heinrich Johann Apollon Tammann, Russian-German chemist and physicist (d. 1938)
  • 1864Jeanne Bérangère, French actress (d. 1928)
  • 1865Albéric Magnard, French composer and educator (d. 1914)
  • 1865 – Carl Nielsen, Danish violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1931)
  • 1868Jane Avril, French model and dancer (d. 1943)
  • 1874Launceston Elliot, Scottish weightlifter and wrestler (d. 1930)
  • 1875Henry Hallett Dale, English pharmacologist and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
  • 1879Harry DeBaecke, American rower (d. 1961)
  • 1882Robert Kerr, Irish-Canadian sprinter and coach (d. 1963)
  • 1885Felicjan Sławoj Składkowski, Polish general and politician, 27th Prime Minister of Poland (d. 1962)
  • 1890Leslie Banks, English actor, director, and producer (d. 1952)
  • 1891Cole Porter, American composer and songwriter (d. 1964)
  • 1893Irish Meusel, American baseball player and coach (d. 1963)
  • 1895Archie Weston, American football player and journalist (d. 1981)
  • 1898Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952)
  • 1900Fred Waring, American singer, bandleader, and television host (d. 1984)
  • 1902Skip James, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1969)
  • 1903Felice Bonetto, Italian race car driver (d. 1953)
  • 1903 – Marcia Davenport, American author and critic (d. 1996)
  • 1906Robert Klark Graham, American eugenicist and businessman, founded Repository for Germinal Choice (d. 1997)
  • 1908Luis Kutner, American lawyer, author, and activist (d. 1993)
  • 1908 – Branch McCracken, American basketball player and coach (d. 1970)
  • 1910Robert Cummings, American actor, singer, and director (d. 1990)
  • 1910 – Ted Hicks, Australian public servant and diplomat, Australian High Commissioner to New Zealand (d. 1984)
  • 1912Ingolf Dahl, German-American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1970)
  • 1915Jim McDonald, American football player and coach (d. 1997)
  • 1915 – Les Paul, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2009)
  • 1916Jurij Brězan, German soldier and author (d. 2006)
  • 1916 – Siegfried Graetschus, German SS officer (d. 1943)
  • 1916 – Robert McNamara, American businessman and politician, 8th United States Secretary of Defense (d. 2009)
  • 1917Eric Hobsbawm, Egyptian-English historian and author (d. 2012)
  • 1918John Hospers, American philosopher and politician (d. 2011)
  • 1921Arthur Hertzberg, American rabbi and scholar (d. 2006)
  • 1921 – Jean Lacouture, French journalist, historian, and author (d. 2015)
  • 1922George Axelrod, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2003)
  • 1922 – John Gillespie Magee, Jr., Anglo-American pilot and poet (d. 1941)
  • 1922 – Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist and academic (d. 1988)
  • 1923Gerald Götting, German politician (d. 2015)
  • 1924Ed Farhat, American wrestler and manager (d. 2003)
  • 1925Keith Laumer, American soldier and author (d. 1993)
  • 1925 – Herman Sarkowsky, German-American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded the Seattle Seahawks (d. 2014)
  • 1926Calvin "Fuzz" Jones, American singer and bass player (d. 2010)
  • 1926 – Happy Rockefeller, American philanthropist, 31st Second Lady of the United States (d. 2015)
  • 1927Jim Nolan, American basketball player (d. 1983)
  • 1928R. Geraint Gruffydd, Welsh critic and academic (d. 2015)
  • 1929Johnny Ace, American singer and pianist (d. 1954)
  • 1930Barbara, French singer (d. 1997)
  • 1930 – Jordi Pujol, Spanish physician and politician, 126th President of the Generalitat de Catalunya
  • 1931Jackie Mason, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter
  • 1931 – Nandini Satpathy, Indian author and politician, 8th Chief Minister of Odisha (d. 2006)
  • 1931 – Bill Virdon, American baseball player, coach, and manager
  • 1933Al Cantello, American javelin thrower and coach
  • 1934Michael Mates, English colonel and politician
  • 1934 – Jackie Wilson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)
  • 1935Dutch Savage, American wrestler and promoter (d. 2013)
  • 1936Nell Dunn, English playwright, screenwriter and author[1]
  • 1936 – Mick O'Dwyer, Irish Gaelic footballer and manager
  • 1936 – George Radda, Hungarian chemist and academic
  • 1937Harald Rosenthal, German hydrobiologist and academic
  • 1938Jeremy Hardie, English economist and businessman
  • 1938 – Giles Havergal, Scottish actor, director, and playwright
  • 1938 – Charles Wuorinen, American composer and educator (d. 2020)
  • 1939Ileana Cotrubaș, Romanian soprano and actress
  • 1939 – Eric Fernie, Scottish historian and academic
  • 1939 – David Hobbs, English race car driver and sportscaster
  • 1939 – Dick Vitale, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1939 – Charles Webb, American author
  • 1940André Vallerand, Canadian businessman and politician
  • 1941Jon Lord, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (d. 2012)
  • 1942Anton Burghardt, German footballer and manager
  • 1942 – Nicholas Lloyd, English journalist
  • 1943John Fitzpatrick, English race car driver
  • 1943 – Charles Saatchi, Iraqi-English businessman, co-founded Saatchi & Saatchi
  • 1944Janric Craig, 3rd Viscount Craigavon, English accountant and politician
  • 1944 – Wally Gabler, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1946Deyda Hydara, Gambian journalist and publisher, co-founded The Point (d. 2004)
  • 1946 – James Kelman, Scottish author and playwright
  • 1946 – Peter Kilfoyle, English politician
  • 1946 – Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata, Italian politician and diplomat, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1947Robert Indermaur, Swiss painter
  • 1947 – Robbie Vincent, UK disc jockey and radio presenter
  • 1948Jim Bailey, American football player
  • 1948 – Gudrun Schyman, Swedish social worker and politician
  • 1949Kiran Bedi, Indian police officer and activist
  • 1950Trevor Bolder, English bass player, songwriter, and producer (d. 2013)
  • 1950 – Fred Jackson, American football player and coach
  • 1950 – Giorgos Kastrinakis, Greek-American basketball player
  • 1951Michael Patrick Cronan, American graphic designer and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1951 – James Newton Howard, American composer, conductor, and producer
  • 1951 – Dave Parker, American baseball player and coach
  • 1951 – Brian Taylor, American basketball player
  • 1952Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1952 – Billy Knight, American basketball player
  • 1953Ken Navarro, Italian-American guitarist and composer
  • 1954Pete Byrne, English singer-songwriter
  • 1954 – Paul Chapman, Welsh guitarist and songwriter
  • 1954 – Gregory Maguire, American author
  • 1954 – Elizabeth May, American-Canadian environmentalist, lawyer, and politician
  • 1954 – George Pérez, American author and illustrator
  • 1956Berit Aunli, Norwegian skier
  • 1956 – Patricia Cornwell, American journalist and author
  • 1956 – Marek Gazdzicki, Polish nuclear physicist
  • 1956 – Joaquín, Spanish footballer
  • 1956 – John Le Lievre, British squash player
  • 1956 – Kayhan Mortezavi, Iranian director
  • 1956 – Francine Raymond, French Canadian singer songwriter
  • 1956 – Nikolai Tsonev, Bulgarian politician
  • 1956 – Rudolf Wojtowicz, Polish footballer
  • 1957Randy Read, English crystallographer and academic
  • 1958David Ancrum, American basketball player and coach
  • 1959Peter Fowler, Australian golfer
  • 1960Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist and author
  • 1961Thomas Benson, American football player
  • 1961 – Michael J. Fox, Canadian-American actor, producer, and author
  • 1961 – Aaron Sorkin, American screenwriter, producer, and playwright
  • 1962Yuval Banay, Israeli singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1962 – Ken Rose, American football player
  • 1962 – David Trewhella, Australian rugby league player
  • 1963Gilad Atzmon, Israeli-English saxophonist, author, and activist
  • 1963 – Johnny Depp, American actor
  • 1963 – David Koepp, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1964Gloria Reuben, Canadian-American actress
  • 1964 – Wayman Tisdale, American basketball player and bass player (d. 2009)
  • 1967Rubén Maza, Venezuelan runner
  • 1967 – Jian Ghomeshi, Iranian-Canadian radio personality[2][3]
  • 1968Niki Bakoyianni, Greek high jumper and coach
  • 1969André Racicot, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1969 – Eric Wynalda, American soccer player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1971Gilles De Bilde, Belgian footballer and sportscaster
  • 1971 – Jean Galfione, French pole vaulter and sportscaster
  • 1971 – Jackie McKeown, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1972Matt Horsley, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1973Aigars Apinis, Latvian discus thrower and shot putter
  • 1973 – Tedy Bruschi, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1973 – Frédéric Choffat, Swiss director, producer, and cinematographer
  • 1973 – Grant Marshall, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1974Samoth, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1975Otto Addo, German-Ghanaian footballer and manager
  • 1975 – Ameesha Patel, Indian actress and model[4]
  • 1975 – Andrew Symonds, English-Australian cricketer
  • 1977Usman Afzaal, Pakistani-English cricketer
  • 1977 – Paul Hutchison, English cricketer
  • 1977 – Olin Kreutz, American football player
  • 1977 – Peja Stojaković, Serbian basketball player
  • 1978Matt Bellamy, English singer, musician and songwriter
  • 1978 – Shandi Finnessey, American model and actress, Miss USA 2004
  • 1978 – Miroslav Klose, German footballer
  • 1978 – Heather Mitts, American soccer player
  • 1978 – Hayden Schlossberg, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1979Dario Dainelli, Italian footballer
  • 1979 – Amanda Lassiter, American basketball player
  • 1980D'banj, Nigerian singer-songwriter and harmonica player
  • 1980 – Mike Fontenot, American baseball player
  • 1980 – Udonis Haslem, American basketball player
  • 1980 – Lehlohonolo Seema, South African footballer
  • 1981Natalie Portman, Israeli-American actress[5]
  • 1982Parinya Charoenphol, Thai boxer, model, and actress[6]
  • 1982 – Yoshito Ōkubo, Japanese footballer
  • 1982 – Christina Stürmer, Austrian singer-songwriter
  • 1983Firas Al-Khatib, Syrian footballer
  • 1983 – Josh Cribbs, American football player
  • 1983 – Dwayne Jones, American basketball player
  • 1983 – Danny Richar, Dominican-American baseball player
  • 1984Yulieski Gourriel, Cuban baseball player
  • 1984 – Jake Newton, Guyanese footballer
  • 1984 – Asko Paade, Estonian basketball player
  • 1984 – Masoud Shojaei, Iranian footballer
  • 1984 – Wesley Sneijder, Dutch footballer
  • 1985Richard Kahui, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1985 – Sonam Kapoor, Indian model and actress[7]
  • 1985 – Sebastian Telfair, American basketball player
  • 1986Doug Legursky, American football player
  • 1986 – Yadier Pedroso, Cuban baseball player (d. 2013)
  • 1986 – Ashley Postell, American gymnast
  • 1987Jaan Mölder, Estonian race car driver
  • 1988Jason Demers, Canadian ice hockey defenseman
  • 1988 – Sara Isaković, Slovenian swimmer
  • 1989Dídac Vilà, Spanish footballer
  • 1990Matthias Mayer, Austrian skier
  • 1992 – Zach Hyman, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1992Yannick Agnel, French swimmer
  • 1992 – Boyd Cordner, Australian rugby league player
  • 1993George Jennings, Australian rugby league player

Deaths

  • AD 68Nero, Roman emperor (b. 37)
  • 373Ephrem the Syrian, hymnographer and theologian (b. 306)
  • 597Columba, Irish missionary and saint (b. 521)
  • 630Shahrbaraz, king of the Persian Empire
  • 889Aimoin, Frankish monk and archivist
  • 908Yang Wo, Prince of Hongnong
  • 1075Gebhard of Supplinburg, Saxon count
  • 1087Otto I of Olomouc (b. 1045)
  • 1238Peter des Roches, bishop of Winchester
  • 1252Otto I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
  • 1348Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Sienese painter (b. 1290)
  • 1361Philippe de Vitry, French composer and poet (b. 1291)
  • 1563William Paget, 1st Baron Paget, English accountant and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (b. 1506)
  • 1572Jeanne d'Albret, Navarrese queen and Huguenot leader (b. 1528)
  • 1583Thomas Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1525)
  • 1597José de Anchieta, Spanish Jesuit missionary (b. 1534)
  • 1647Leonard Calvert, Colonial governor of Maryland (b. 1606)
  • 1656Thomas Tomkins, Welsh-English composer (b. 1572)
  • 1716Banda Singh Bahadur, Indian commander (b. 1670)
  • 1717Jeanne Guyon, French mystic and author (b. 1648)
  • 1834William Carey, English minister and missionary (b. 1761)
  • 1870Charles Dickens, English novelist and critic (b. 1812)
  • 1875Gérard Paul Deshayes, French geologist and conchologist (b. 1795)
  • 1889Mike Burke, American baseball player (b. 1854)
  • 1892William Grant Stairs, Canadian-English captain and explorer (b. 1863)
  • 1901Adolf Bötticher, German historian and author (b. 1842)
  • 1923Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (b. 1846)
  • 1927Victoria Woodhull, American activist for women's rights (b. 1838)
  • 1929Louis Bennison, American stage and silent film actor (b. 1884)
  • 1929 – Margaret Lawrence, American stage actress (b. 1889)
  • 1942František Erben, Czech gymnast (b. 1874)
  • 1952Adolf Busch, German-Austrian violinist and composer (b. 1891)
  • 1953Ernest Graves, Sr., American football player, coach, and general (b. 1880)
  • 1956Chandrashekhar Agashe, Indian industrialist and lawyer (b. 1888)
  • 1956 – Hans Bergsland, Norwegian fencer (b. 1878)
  • 1956 – Thomas Hicks, Australian tennis player (b. 1869)
  • 1956 – Ferdinand Jodl, German general (b. 1896)
  • 1958Robert Donat, English actor (b. 1905)
  • 1959Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1876)
  • 1960Harry S. Hammond, American football player and businessman (b. 1884)
  • 1961Camille Guérin, French veterinarian, bacteriologist and immunologist (b. 1872)
  • 1963Jacques Villon, French painter (b.1875)
  • 1964Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, British businessman and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (b. 1879)
  • 1968Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (b. 1884)
  • 1972Gilberto Parlotti, Italian motorcycle racer (b. 1940)
  • 1973Chuck Bennett, American football player and coach (b. 1907)
  • 1973 – John Creasey, English author and politician (b. 1908)
  • 1973 – Erich von Manstein, German general (b. 1887)
  • 1974Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan journalist, author, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1899)
  • 1979Cyclone Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player and civil servant (b. 1884)
  • 1981Allen Ludden, American game show host (b. 1917)
  • 1984Helen Hardin, American painter (b. 1943)
  • 1989George Wells Beadle, American geneticist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
  • 1991Claudio Arrau, Chilean-American pianist and educator (b. 1903)
  • 1993Alexis Smith, Canadian-born American actress (b. 1921)
  • 1994Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
  • 1997Stanley Knowles, American-Canadian academic and politician (b. 1908)
  • 1998Lois Mailou Jones, American painter and academic (b. 1905)
  • 2000John Abramovic, American basketball player (b. 1919)
  • 2000 – Jacob Lawrence, American painter and academic (b. 1917)
  • 2004Rosey Brown, American football player and coach (b. 1932)
  • 2004 – Brian Williamson, Jamaican activist, co-founded J-FLAG (b. 1945)
  • 2006Drafi Deutscher, German singer-songwriter (b. 1946)
  • 2007Frankie Abernathy, American purse designer, cast-member on The Real World: San Diego (b. 1981)
  • 2008Algis Budrys, Lithuanian-American author and critic (b. 1931)
  • 2008 – Suleiman Mousa, Jordanian historian and author (b. 1919)
  • 2009Dick May, American race car driver (b. 1930)
  • 2010Ken Brown, British Guitarist who was a member of The Quarrymen (b. 1940)
  • 2011M. F. Husain, Indian painter and director (b. 1915)
  • 2011 – Tomoko Kawakami, Japanese voice actress (b. 1970)
  • 2011 – Mike Mitchell, American basketball player (b. 1956)
  • 2012Régis Clère, French cyclist (b. 1956)
  • 2012 – John Maples, Baron Maples, English lawyer and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (b. 1943)
  • 2012 – Ivan Minatti, Slovene poet and translator (b. 1924)
  • 2012 – Hawk Taylor, American baseball player and coach (b. 1939)
  • 2012 – Abram Wilson, American-English trumpet player and educator (b. 1973)
  • 2013Iain Banks, Scottish author (b. 1954)[8]
  • 2013 – Bruno Bartoletti, Italian conductor (b. 1926)
  • 2013 – John Burke, English rugby player (b. 1948)
  • 2013 – Walter Jens, German philologist, historian, and academic (b. 1923)
  • 2013 – Zdeněk Rotrekl, Czech poet and historian (b. 1920)
  • 2014Bernard Agré, Ivorian cardinal (b. 1926)
  • 2014 – Rik Mayall, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1958)
  • 2014 – Elsie Quarterman, American ecologist and academic (b. 1910)
  • 2014 – Alicemarie Huber Stotler, American lawyer and judge (b. 1942)
  • 2014 – Gustave Tassell, American fashion designer (b. 1926)
  • 2014 – Bob Welch, American baseball player and coach (b. 1956)
  • 2015Pumpkinhead, American rapper (b. 1975)
  • 2015 – Pedro Zerolo, Spanish lawyer and politician (b. 1960)
  • 2017Adam West, American actor and investor (b. 1928)
  • 2018Fadil Vokrri, Kosovo Albanian football administrator and player (b. 1960)[9]
  • 2019Bushwick Bill, Jamaican-American rapper (b. 1966)[10]

Holidays and observances

  • Anniversary of the Accession of King Abdullah II (Jordan)
  • Autonomy Day (Åland Islands)
  • Christian feast day:
    • Aidan of Lindisfarne (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
    • Bede (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
    • Columba
    • Ephrem the Syrian (Roman Catholic Church and Church of England)
    • José de Anchieta
    • Primus and Felician
    • June 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Coral Triangle Day
  • La Rioja Day (La Rioja)
  • Murcia Day (Murcia)
  • National Heroes' Day (Uganda)

References

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