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Events

  • 473Gundobad (nephew of Ricimer) nominates Glycerius as emperor of the Western Roman Empire.[1]
  • 724Empress Genshō abdicates the throne in favor of her nephew Shōmu who becomes emperor of Japan.
  • 1575Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Sultan of Bengal Daud Khan Karrani's army at the Battle of Tukaroi.
  • 1585 – The Olympic Theatre, designed by Andrea Palladio, is inaugurated in Vicenza.[2]
  • 1776American Revolutionary War: The first amphibious landing of the United States Marine Corps begins the Battle of Nassau.
  • 1779 – American Revolutionary War: The Continental Army is routed at the Battle of Brier Creek near Savannah, Georgia.
  • 1799 – The Russo-Ottoman siege of Corfu ends with the surrender of the French garrison.
  • 1820 – The U.S. Congress passes the Missouri Compromise.
  • 1845Florida is admitted as the 27th U.S. state.[3]
  • 1849 – The Territory of Minnesota is created.[4]
  • 1857Second Opium War: France and the United Kingdom declare war on China.
  • 1859 – The two-day Great Slave Auction, the largest such auction in United States history, concludes.
  • 1861Alexander II of Russia signs the Emancipation Manifesto, freeing serfs.
  • 1865 – Opening of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, the founding member of the HSBC Group.
  • 1873Censorship in the United States: The U.S. Congress enacts the Comstock Law, making it illegal to send any "obscene literature and articles of immoral use" through the mail.
  • 1875Georges Bizet's opera Carmen receives its première at the Opéra-Comique in Paris.
  • 1875 – The first ever organized indoor game of ice hockey is played in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as recorded in the Montreal Gazette.
  • 1878 – The Russo-Turkish War ends with Bulgaria regaining its independence from the Ottoman Empire according to the Treaty of San Stefano.
  • 1885 – The American Telephone & Telegraph Company is incorporated in New York.
  • 1891Shoshone National Forest is established as the first national forest in the US and world.
  • 1910Rockefeller Foundation: John D. Rockefeller Jr. announces his retirement from managing his businesses so that he can devote all his time to philanthropy.
  • 1913 – Thousands of women march in the Woman Suffrage Procession in Washington, D.C.
  • 1918Russia signs the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, agreeing to withdraw from World War I, and conceding German control of the Baltic States, Belarus and Ukraine. It also conceded Turkish control of Ardahan, Kars and Batumi.
  • 1923TIME magazine is published for the first time.
  • 1924 – The 407-year-old Islamic caliphate is abolished, when Caliph Abdülmecid II of the Ottoman Caliphate is deposed. The last remnant of the old regime gives way to the reformed Turkey of Kemal Atatürk.
  • 1924 – The Free State of Fiume is annexed by the Kingdom of Italy.
  • 1931 – The United States adopts The Star-Spangled Banner as its national anthem.
  • 1938Oil is discovered in Saudi Arabia.
  • 1939 – In Bombay, Mohandas Gandhi begins a hunger strike in protest at the autocratic rule in British India.
  • 1940 – Five people are killed in an arson attack on the offices of the communist newspaper Flamman in Luleå, Sweden.
  • 1942World War II: Ten Japanese warplanes raid Broome, Western Australia, killing more than 100 people.
  • 1943 – World War II: In London, 173 people are killed in a crush while trying to enter an air-raid shelter at Bethnal Green tube station.
  • 1944 – The Order of Nakhimov and Order of Ushakov are instituted in USSR as the highest naval awards.
  • 1945 – World War II: American and Filipino troops recapture Manila.
  • 1945 – World War II: The RAF accidentally bombs the Bezuidenhout area of The Hague, Netherlands, killing 511 people.
  • 1951Jackie Brenston, with Ike Turner and his band, records "Rocket 88", often cited as "the first rock and roll record", at Sam Phillips's recording studios in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • 1953 – A De Havilland Comet (Canadian Pacific Air Lines) crashes in Karachi, Pakistan, killing 11.
  • 1958Nuri al-Said becomes Prime Minister of Iraq for the eighth time.
  • 1969Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 9 to test the lunar module.
  • 1972Mohawk Airlines Flight 405 crashes as a result of a control malfunction and insufficient training in emergency procedures.
  • 1974Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes at Ermenonville near Paris, France killing all 346 aboard.
  • 1980 – The Template:Ship is decommissioned and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register.
  • 1985Arthur Scargill declares that the National Union of Mineworkers' national executive voted to end the longest-running industrial dispute in Great Britain without any peace deal over pit closures.
  • 1985 – A magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes the Valparaíso Region of Chile, killing 177 and leaving nearly a million people homeless.
  • 1986 – The Australia Act 1986 commences, causing Australia to become fully independent from the United Kingdom.
  • 1991 – An amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers.
  • 2005James Roszko murders four Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables during a drug bust at his property in Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, then commits suicide. This is the deadliest peace-time incident for the RCMP since 1885 and the North-West Rebellion.
  • 2005 – Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world solo without refueling.
  • 2005 – Margaret Wilson is elected as Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, beginning a period lasting until August 23, 2006 where all the highest political offices (including Elizabeth II as Head of State), were occupied by women, making New Zealand the first country for this to occur.
  • 2013 – A bomb blast in Karachi, Pakistan, kills at least 45 people and injured 180 others in a predominately Shia Muslim area.

Births

  • 1455John II of Portugal (d. 1495)[5]
  • 1455 – Ascanio Sforza, Catholic cardinal (d. 1505)[6]
  • 1506Luís of Portugal, Duke of Beja (d. 1555)[7]
  • 1520Matthias Flacius, Croatian theologian and reformer (d. 1575)[8]
  • 1583Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, English-Welsh soldier, historian, and diplomat (d. 1648)[9]
  • 1589Gisbertus Voetius, Dutch minister, theologian, and academic (d. 1676)[10]
  • 1606Edmund Waller, English poet and politician (d. 1687)[11]
  • 1652Thomas Otway, English playwright and author (d. 1685)[12]
  • 1678Madeleine de Verchères, Canadian rebel leader (d. 1747)
  • 1756William Godwin, English journalist and author (d. 1836)
  • 1778Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1841)
  • 1793William Macready, English actor and manager (d. 1873)
  • 1800Heinrich Georg Bronn, German geologist and paleontologist (d. 1862)
  • 1803Thomas Field Gibson, English manufacturer who aided the welfare of the Spitalfields silk weavers (d. 1889)
  • 1805Jonas Furrer, Swiss politician (d. 1861)
  • 1816William James Blacklock, English-Scottish painter (d. 1858)
  • 1819Gustave de Molinari, Dutch-Belgian economist and theorist (d. 1912)
  • 1825Shiranui Kōemon, Japanese sumo wrestler (d. 1879)
  • 1831George Pullman, American engineer and businessman, founded the Pullman Company (d. 1897)
  • 1839Jamsetji Tata, Indian businessman, founded Tata Group (d. 1904)
  • 1841John Murray, Canadian-Scottish oceanographer and biologist (d. 1914)
  • 1845Georg Cantor, Russian-German mathematician and philosopher (d. 1918)
  • 1847Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish-American engineer and academic, invented the telephone (d. 1922)
  • 1860John Montgomery Ward, American baseball player and manager (d. 1925)
  • 1866Fred A. Busse, American lawyer and politician, 39th Mayor of Chicago (d. 1914)
  • 1868Émile Chartier, French philosopher and journalist (d. 1951)
  • 1869Henry Wood, English conductor (d. 1944)
  • 1871Maurice Garin, Italian-French cyclist (d. 1957)
  • 1873William Green, American union leader and politician (d. 1952)
  • 1880Florence Auer, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1962)
  • 1880 – Yōsuke Matsuoka, Japanese politician, Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1946)
  • 1882Elisabeth Abegg, German anti-Nazi resistance fighter (d. 1974)[13]
  • 1882 – Charles Ponzi, Italian businessman (d. 1949)
  • 1883Cyril Burt, English psychologist and geneticist (d. 1971)
  • 1883 – Paul Marais de Beauchamp, French zoologist (d. 1977)
  • 1887Lincoln J. Beachey, American pilot (d. 1915)
  • 1891Damaskinos of Athens, Greek archbishop (d. 1949)
  • 1893Beatrice Wood, American illustrator and potter (d. 1998)
  • 1895Ragnar Frisch, Norwegian economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
  • 1895 – Matthew Ridgway, American general (d. 1993)
  • 1898Emil Artin, Austrian-German mathematician and academic (d. 1962)
  • 1900Edna Best, British stage and film actress, appeared on early television in 1938 (d. 1974) [14]
  • 1902 – Ruby Dandridge, African-American film and radio actress (d. 1987)[15]
  • 1901Claude Choules, English-Australian soldier (d. 2011)
  • 1903Vasily Kozlov, Belarusian general and politician (d. 1967)
  • 1906Artur Lundkvist, Swedish poet and critic (d. 1991)
  • 1911Jean Harlow, American actress (d. 1937)
  • 1911 – Hugues Lapointe, Canadian lawyer and politician, 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (d. 1982)
  • 1913Margaret Bonds, American pianist and composer (d. 1972)
  • 1913 – Harold J. Stone, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1914Asger Jorn, Danish painter and sculptor (d. 1973)
  • 1916Paul Halmos, Hungarian-American mathematician (d. 2006)
  • 1917Sameera Moussa, Egyptian physicist and academic (d. 1952)
  • 1918Arthur Kornberg, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)
  • 1920Julius Boros, American golfer and accountant (d. 1994)
  • 1920 – James Doohan, Canadian-American actor and soldier (d. 2005)
  • 1920 – Ronald Searle, English-French soldier and illustrator (d. 2011)
  • 1921Diana Barrymore, American actress (d. 1960)
  • 1922Nándor Hidegkuti, Hungarian footballer and manager (d. 2002)
  • 1923Barney Martin, American police officer and actor (d. 2005)
  • 1923 – Doc Watson, American bluegrass singer-songwriter and musician (d. 2012)
  • 1924Tomiichi Murayama, Japanese soldier and politician, 52nd Prime Minister of Japan
  • 1926James Merrill, American poet and playwright (d. 1995)
  • 1927Pierre Aubert, Swiss lawyer and politician (d. 2016)
  • 1930Ion Iliescu, Romanian engineer and politician, 2nd President of Romania
  • 1934Peter Brooke, Baron Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, English politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
  • 1934 – Jimmy Garrison, American bassist and educator (d. 1976)[16]
  • 1935Mal Anderson, Australian tennis player
  • 1935 – Michael Walzer, American philosopher and academic
  • 1935 – Zhelyu Zhelev, Bulgarian philosopher and politician, 2nd President of Bulgaria (d. 2015)
  • 1939Larry Burkett, American author and radio host (d. 2003)
  • 1939 – M. L. Jaisimha, Indian cricketer (d. 1999)
  • 1940Germán Castro Caycedo, Colombian author and journalist
  • 1940 – Perry Ellis, American fashion designer, founded Perry Ellis (d. 1986)
  • 1940 – Jean-Paul Proust, French-Monacan police officer and politician, 21st Minister of State of Monaco (d. 2010)
  • 1941Mike Pender, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1945George Miller, Australian director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1945 – Hattie Winston, American actress
  • 1947Clifton Snider, American author, poet, and critic
  • 1947 – Jennifer Warnes, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1948Snowy White, English guitarist
  • 1949Ron Chernow, American historian, journalist, and author
  • 1949 – Bonnie J. Dunbar, American engineer, academic, and astronaut
  • 1949 – Jesse Jefferson, American baseball player (d. 2011)
  • 1950Kamal Ahmed Majumder, Bangladeshi politician
  • 1951Andy Murray, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1951 – Heizō Takenaka, Japanese economist and politician
  • 1952Rudy Fernandez, Filipino actor and producer (d. 2008)
  • 1953Robyn Hitchcock, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1953 – Zico, Brazilian footballer and coach
  • 1954Keith Fergus, American golfer
  • 1954 – John Lilley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1954 – Édouard Lock, Moroccan-Canadian dancer and choreographer
  • 1955Darnell Williams, English-American actor and director
  • 1956Zbigniew Boniek, Polish footballer and manager
  • 1956 – John Fulton Reid, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1957Stephen Budiansky, American historian, journalist, and author
  • 1957 – Thom Hoffman, Dutch actor and photographer
  • 1958Miranda Richardson, English actress
  • 1959Ira Glass, American radio host and producer
  • 1959 – Duško Vujošević, Montenegrin basketball player and coach
  • 1960Neal Heaton, American baseball player and coach
  • 1961Mary Page Keller, American actress and producer
  • 1961 – John Matteson, American biographer
  • 1961 – Perry McCarthy, English race car driver
  • 1961 – Fatima Whitbread, English javelin thrower
  • 1962Glen E. Friedman, American photographer
  • 1962 – Jackie Joyner-Kersee, American heptathlete and long jumper
  • 1962 – Herschel Walker, American football player and mixed martial artist
  • 1963Martín Fiz, Spanish runner
  • 1963 – Khaltmaagiin Battulga, 5th President of Mongolia
  • 1964Raúl Alcalá, Mexican cyclist
  • 1964 – Laura Harring, Mexican-American model and actress, Miss USA 1985
  • 1964 – Glenn Kulka, Canadian ice hockey player and wrestler
  • 1965Dragan Stojković, Serbian footballer and manager
  • 1966Tone Lōc, American rapper, producer, and actor
  • 1966 – Timo Tolkki, Finnish guitarist, songwriter, and producer
  • 1968Brian Cox, English keyboard player and physicist
  • 1968 – Brian Leetch, American ice hockey player
  • 1970Julie Bowen, American actress
  • 1970 – Inzamam-ul-Haq, Pakistani cricketer and coach
  • 1971Charlie Brooker, English journalist, producer, and author
  • 1971 – Tyler Florence, American chef and author
  • 1972Darren Anderton, English international footballer, midfielder and sportscaster[17]
  • 1973Xavier Bettel, Luxembourger lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of Luxembourg
  • 1973 – Matthew Marsden, English actor and martial artist
  • 1974David Faustino, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1976Fraser Gehrig, Australian footballer
  • 1976 – Isabel Granada, Filipino-Spanish actress (d. 2017)
  • 1976 – Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, Estonian politician, 28th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1976 – Kampamba Mulenga Chilumba, Zambian politician[18]
  • 1977Ronan Keating, Irish singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1977 – Stéphane Robidas, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1977 – Buddy Valastro, American chef and television host
  • 1978Matt Diaz, American baseball player
  • 1979Albert Jorquera, Spanish footballer
  • 1980Mason Unck, American football player
  • 1981David Bailey, American basketball player
  • 1981 – Julius Malema, South African politician
  • 1981 – Emmanuel Pappoe, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1982Jessica Biel, American actress, singer, and producer
  • 1982 – Colton Orr, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1982 – Tolu Ogunlesi, Nigerian journalist and writer
  • 1982 – Brent Tate, Australian rugby league player
  • 1983Ashley Hansen, Australian footballer
  • 1983 – Sarah Poewe, South African swimmer
  • 1984Valerio Bernabò, Italian rugby player
  • 1984 – Santonio Holmes, American football player
  • 1984 – Alexander Semin, Russian ice hockey player
  • 1986Jed Collins, American football player
  • 1986 – Stacie Orrico, American singer-songwriter
  • 1986 – Mehmet Topal, Turkish footballer
  • 1987Jesús Padilla, Mexican footballer
  • 1987 – Shraddha Kapoor, Indian actress, singer, and designer
  • 1988Teodora Mirčić, Serbian tennis player
  • 1988 – Michael Morrison, English footballer
  • 1988 – Jan-Arie van der Heijden, Dutch footballer
  • 1988 – Max Waller, English cricketer
  • 1989Erwin Mulder, Dutch footballer
  • 1990Vladimir Janković, Greek-Serbian basketball player
  • 1991Anri Sakaguchi, Japanese actress
  • 1991 – Cho-rong, South Korean singer
  • 1993Gabriela Cé, Brazilian tennis player
  • 1993 – Josef Dostál, Czech kayaker[19]
  • 1993 – James Roberts, Australian rugby league player
  • 1994Umika Kawashima, Japanese singer and actress
  • 1996Cameron Johnson, American basketball player[20]
  • 1997Camila Cabello, Cuban-American singer
  • 1998Jayson Tatum, American basketball player[21]

Deaths

  • 532Winwaloe, founder of Landévennec Abbey (b. c. 460)
  • 1009Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo, Umayyad chief minister (b. 983)
  • 1111Bohemond I, Italo-Norman nobleman (b. 1058)
  • 1195Hugh de Puiset, bishop of Durham (b. c. 1125)
  • 1239Vladimir IV Rurikovich, Grand Prince of Kiev (b. 1187)
  • 1311Antony Bek, bishop of Durham
  • 1323Andrew Harclay, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English military leader
  • 1383Hugh III, Italian nobleman
  • 1459Ausiàs March, Catalan knight and poet (b. 1397)
  • 1542Arthur Plantagenet, 1st Viscount Lisle, illegitimate son of Edward IV
  • 1554John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (b. 1503)
  • 1578Sebastiano Venier, doge of Venice (b. 1496)
  • 1578 – Michael Kantakouzenos Şeytanoğlu, Ottoman Greek magnate
  • 1588Henry XI, duke of Legnica (b. 1539)
  • 1592Michael Coxcie, Flemish painter (b. 1499)
  • 1605Clement VIII, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1536)
  • 1611William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus, Scottish nobleman (b. 1552)
  • 1616Matthias de l'Obel, Flemish physician and botanist (b. 1538)
  • 1700Chhatrapati Rajaram, 3rd Chhatrapati of Maratha Empire (b. 1670)[22]
  • 1703Robert Hooke, English architect and philosopher (b. 1635)
  • 1706Johann Pachelbel, German organist and composer (b. 1653)
  • 1744Jean Barbeyrac, French scholar and jurist (b. 1674)
  • 1765William Stukeley, English archaeologist and historian (b. 1687)
  • 1768Nicola Porpora, Italian composer and educator (b. 1686)
  • 1792Robert Adam, Scottish-English architect and politician, designed the Culzean Castle (b. 1728)
  • 1850Oliver Cowdery, American religious leader (b. 1806)
  • 1894Ned Williamson, American baseball player (b. 1857)
  • 1901George Gilman, American businessman, founded The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (b. 1826)
  • 1905Antonio Annetto Caruana, Maltese archaeologist and author (b. 1830)
  • 1927Mikhail Artsybashev, Ukrainian author and playwright (b. 1878)
  • 1927 – J. G. Parry-Thomas, Welsh race car driver and engineer (b. 1884)
  • 1929Katharine Wright, American educator (b. 1874)
  • 1932Eugen d'Albert, Scottish-German pianist and composer (b. 1864)
  • 1943George Thompson, English cricketer and umpire (b. 1877)
  • 1959Lou Costello, American actor and comedian (b. 1906)
  • 1961Paul Wittgenstein, Austrian-American pianist (b. 1887)
  • 1966Joseph Fields, American playwright, director, and producer (b. 1895)
  • 1966 – William Frawley, American actor and vaudevillian (b. 1887)
  • 1966 – Alice Pearce, American actress (b. 1917)
  • 1981Rebecca Lancefield, American microbiologist and researcher (b. 1895)
  • 1982Firaq Gorakhpuri, Indian poet and critic (b. 1896)
  • 1982 – Georges Perec, French author and screenwriter (b. 1936)
  • 1983Hergé, Belgian author and illustrator (b. 1907)
  • 1987Danny Kaye, American actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1911)
  • 1988Henryk Szeryng, Polish-Mexican violinist and composer (b. 1918)
  • 1988 – Sewall Wright, American biologist and geneticist (b. 1889)
  • 1990Charlotte Moore Sitterly, American astronomer (b. 1898)
  • 1991Arthur Murray, American dancer and educator (b. 1895)
  • 1991 – William Penney, Baron Penney, Gibraltar-born English mathematician, physicist, and academic (b. 1909)
  • 1993Mel Bradford, American author and critic (b. 1934)
  • 1993 – Carlos Marcello, Tunisian-American mob boss (b. 1910)
  • 1993 – Carlos Montoya, Spanish guitarist and composer (b. 1903)
  • 1993 – Albert Sabin, Polish-American physician and virologist (b. 1906)
  • 1994John Edward Williams, American author and academic (b. 1922)
  • 1995Howard W. Hunter, American religious leader, 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1907)
  • 1996Marguerite Duras, French author and director (b. 1914)
  • 1996 – John Krol, American cardinal (b. 1910)
  • 1998Fred W. Friendly, American journalist and broadcaster (b. 1915)
  • 1999Gerhard Herzberg, German-Canadian chemist and astronomer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
  • 1999 – Lee Philips, American actor and director (b. 1927)
  • 2000Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1904)
  • 2001Louis Edmonds, American actor (b. 1923)
  • 2001 – Eugene Sledge, American soldier, author, and academic (b. 1923)
  • 2002G. M. C. Balayogi, Indian lawyer and politician, 12th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (b. 1951)
  • 2003Horst Buchholz, German actor (b. 1933)
  • 2003 – Luis Marden, American linguist, photographer, and explorer (b. 1913)
  • 2003 – Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1904)
  • 2005Max Fisher, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1928)
  • 2006Ivor Cutler, Scottish poet and songwriter (b. 1923)
  • 2006 – Else Fisher, Australian-Swedish dancer, choreographer, and director (b. 1918)
  • 2006 – William Herskovic, Hungarian-American humanitarian (b. 1914)
  • 2007Osvaldo Cavandoli, Italian cartoonist (b. 1920)
  • 2008Giuseppe Di Stefano, Italian tenor and actor (b. 1921)
  • 2008 – Norman Smith, English drummer and producer (b. 1923)
  • 2009Gilbert Parent, Canadian educator and politician, 33rd Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada (b. 1935)
  • 2010Keith Alexander, English footballer and manager (b. 1956)
  • 2010 – Michael Foot, English journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Employment (b. 1913)
  • 2011May Cutler, Canadian journalist, author, and politician (b. 1923)
  • 2012Ralph McQuarrie, American conceptual designer and illustrator (b. 1929)
  • 2012 – Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (b. 1947)
  • 2012 – Alex Webster, American football player and coach (b. 1931)
  • 2013Luis Cubilla, Uruguayan footballer and manager (b. 1940)
  • 2013 – Bobby Rogers, American singer-songwriter (b. 1940)
  • 2013 – James Strong, Qantas CEO from 1993 to 2001 (b. 1944)[23]
  • 2014Robert Ashley, American soldier and composer (b. 1930)
  • 2014 – Sherwin B. Nuland, American surgeon, author, and educator (b. 1930)
  • 2014 – William R. Pogue, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1930)
  • 2015Ernest Braun, Austrian-English physicist and academic (b. 1925)
  • 2015 – M. Stanton Evans, American journalist and author (b. 1934)
  • 2016Hayabusa, Japanese wrestler (b. 1968)
  • 2016 – Berta Cáceres, Honduran environmentalist (b. 1973)
  • 2016 – Martin Crowe, New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1962)
  • 2016 – Thanat Khoman, Thai politician and diplomat, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1914)
  • 2016 – Sarah Tait, Australian Olympic rower (b. 1983)[24]
  • 2017René Préval, Haitian politician (b. 1943)
  • 2018Roger Bannister, English middle-distance athlete, first man to run a four-minute mile (b. 1929)
  • 2018 – Mal Bryce, Australian politician (b. 1943)[25]
  • 2018 – Vanessa Goodwin, Australian politician (b. 1969)[26]
  • 2018 – David Ogden Stiers, American actor, voice actor and musician (b. 1942)
  • 2019Peter Hurford OBE, British organist and composer (b. 1930)[27]
  • 2020Charles J. Urstadt, American real estate executive and investor (b. 1928)[28]

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Anselm, Duke of Friuli
    • Arthelais
    • Cunigunde of Luxembourg
    • Katharine Drexel
    • John and Charles Wesley (Episcopal Church (USA))
    • Marinus and Asterius of Caesarea[29]
    • Winwaloe
    • March 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Hinamatsuri or "Girl's Day" (Japan)
  • Liberation and Freedom Day (Charlottesville, Virginia, USA)
  • Liberation Day (Bulgaria)
  • Martyrs' Day (Malawi)
  • Mother's Day (Georgia)
  • Sportsmen's Day (Egypt)
  • Teacher's Day (Lebanon)
  • World Hearing Day
  • World Wildlife Day

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  21. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  22. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  23. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  24. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  25. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  26. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  27. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  28. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  29. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".

Script error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters".

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Script error: No such module "Side box".


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