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Events

  • 351 – The Jewish revolt against Constantius Gallus breaks out after his arrival at Antioch.[1]
  • 558 – In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses, twenty years after its construction.[2] Justinian I immediately orders that the dome be rebuilt.
  • 1274 – In France, the Second Council of Lyon opens to regulate the election of the Pope.
  • 1487 – The Siege of Málaga commences during the Spanish Reconquista.
  • 1544 – The Burning of Edinburgh by an English army is the first action of the Rough Wooing.[3]
  • 1664Louis XIV of France begins construction of the Palace of Versailles.
  • 1685Battle of Vrtijeljka between rebels and Ottoman forces.
  • 1697Stockholm's royal castle (dating back to medieval times) is destroyed by fire. It is replaced in the 18th century by the current Royal Palace.
  • 1718 – The city of New Orleans is founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville.
  • 1763Pontiac's War begins with Pontiac's attempt to seize Fort Detroit from the British.
  • 1794French Revolution: Robespierre introduces the Cult of the Supreme Being in the National Convention as the new state religion of the French First Republic.
  • 1824 – World premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in Vienna, Austria. The performance is conducted by Michael Umlauf under the composer's supervision.[4]
  • 1832 – Greece's independence is recognized by the Treaty of London.
  • 1840 – The Great Natchez Tornado strikes Natchez, Mississippi killing 317 people. It is the second deadliest tornado in United States history.
  • 1846 – The Cambridge Chronicle, America's oldest surviving weekly newspaper, is published for the first time in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • 1864American Civil War: The Army of the Potomac, under General Ulysses S. Grant, breaks off from the Battle of the Wilderness and moves southwards.
  • 1864 – The world's oldest surviving clipper ship, the City of Adelaide is launched by William Pile, Hay and Co. in Sunderland, England, for transporting passengers and goods between Britain and Australia.
  • 1895 – In Saint Petersburg, Russian scientist Alexander Stepanovich Popov demonstrates to the Russian Physical and Chemical Society his invention, the Popov lightning detector—a primitive radio receiver. In some parts of the former Soviet Union the anniversary of this day is celebrated as Radio Day.
  • 1915World War I: German submarine Template:SMU sinks RMS Lusitania, killing 1,198 people, including 128 Americans. Public reaction to the sinking turns many former pro-Germans in the United States against the German Empire.
  • 1915 – The Republic of China accedes to 13 of the 21 Demands, extending the Empire of JapanTemplate:'s control over Manchuria and the Chinese economy.[5]
  • 1920Kiev Offensive: Polish troops led by Józef Piłsudski and Edward Rydz-Śmigły and assisted by a symbolic Ukrainian force capture Kiev only to be driven out by the Red Army counter-offensive a month later.
  • 1920 – Treaty of Moscow: Soviet Russia recognizes the independence of the Democratic Republic of Georgia only to invade the country six months later.
  • 1920 – Morecambe Football Club was founded during a meeting at the West View Hotel on the town's promenade.[6]
  • 1930 – The 7.1 Template:M Salmas earthquake shakes northwestern Iran and southeastern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). Up to three-thousand people were killed.
  • 1931 – The stand-off between criminal Francis Crowley and 300 members of the New York Police Department takes place in his fifth-floor apartment on West 91st Street, New York City.
  • 1937Spanish Civil War: The German Condor Legion, equipped with Heinkel He 51 biplanes, arrives in Spain to assist Francisco Franco's forces.
  • 1940World War II: The Norway Debate in the British House of Commons begins, and leads to the replacement of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain with Winston Churchill three days later.
  • 1942 – World War II: During the Battle of the Coral Sea, United States Navy aircraft carrier aircraft attack and sink the Imperial Japanese Navy light aircraft carrier Shōhō; the battle marks the first time in naval history that two enemy fleets fight without visual contact between warring ships.
  • 1945 – World War II: Last German U boat attack of the war, two freighters are sunk off the Firth of Forth, Scotland.
  • 1945 – World War II: General Alfred Jodl signs unconditional surrender terms at Reims, France, ending Germany's participation in the war. The document takes effect the next day.
  • 1946 – Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded.[7]
  • 1948 – The Council of Europe is founded during the Hague Congress.
  • 1952 – The concept of the integrated circuit, the basis for all modern computers, is first published by Geoffrey Dummer.
  • 1954Indochina War: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu ends in a French defeat and a Viet Minh victory (the battle began on March 13).
  • 1960Cold War: U-2 Crisis of 1960: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that his nation is holding American U-2 pilot Gary Powers.
  • 1976 – The Honda Accord is officially launched.
  • 1986 – Canadian Patrick Morrow becomes the first person to climb each of the Seven Summits.
  • 1992Michigan ratifies a 203-year-old proposed amendment to the United States Constitution making the 27th Amendment law. This amendment bars the U.S. Congress from giving itself a mid-term pay raise.
  • 1992 – Space Shuttle program: The Space Shuttle Endeavour is launched on its first mission, STS-49.
  • 1992 – Three employees at a McDonald's Restaurant in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, are brutally murdered and a fourth permanently disabled after a botched robbery. It is the first "fast-food murder" in Canada.
  • 1994Edvard Munch's painting The Scream is recovered undamaged after being stolen from the National Gallery of Norway in February.[8]
  • 1998Mercedes-Benz buys Chrysler for US$40 billion and forms DaimlerChrysler in the largest industrial merger in history.[9]
  • 1999Pope John Paul II travels to Romania, becoming the first pope to visit a predominantly Eastern Orthodox country since the Great Schism in 1054.
  • 1999 – Kosovo War: Three Chinese citizens are killed and 20 wounded when a NATO aircraft apparently inadvertently bombs the Chinese embassy in Belgrade, Serbia.
  • 1999 – In Guinea-Bissau, President João Bernardo Vieira is ousted in a military coup.
  • 2000Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as president of Russia.
  • 2002 – An EgyptAir Boeing 737-500 crashes on approach to Tunis–Carthage International Airport, killing 14 people.[10]
  • 2002 – A China Northern Airlines MD-82 plunges into the Yellow Sea, killing 112 people.
  • 2004 – American businessman Nick Berg is beheaded by Islamic militants. The act is recorded on videotape and released on the Internet.[11]

Births

  • Before 160Julia Maesa, Roman noblewoman (d. 224)[12]
  • 1488John III of the Palatinate, archbishop of Regensburg (d. 1538)
  • 1530Louis, Prince of Condé (d. 1569)[13]
  • 1553Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia (d. 1618)
  • 1605Patriarch Nikon of Moscow (d. 1681)
  • 1643Stephanus Van Cortlandt, American politician, 10th Mayor of New York City (d. 1700)
  • 1700Gerard van Swieten, Dutch-Austrian physician (d. 1772)
  • 1701Carl Heinrich Graun, German tenor and composer (d. 1759)[14]
  • 1711David Hume, Scottish economist, historian, and philosopher (d. 1776)
  • 1724Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser, French-Austrian field marshal (d. 1797)
  • 1740Nikolai Arkharov, Russian police officer and general (d. 1814)
  • 1748Olympe de Gouges, French playwright and philosopher (d. 1793)[15]
  • 1763Józef Poniatowski, Polish general (d. 1813)
  • 1767Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia (d. 1820)
  • 1774William Bainbridge, American commodore (d. 1833)
  • 1787Jacques Viger, Canadian archaeologist and politician, 1st mayor of Montreal (d. 1858)
  • 1812Robert Browning, English poet and playwright (d. 1889)[16]
  • 1833Johannes Brahms, German pianist and composer (d. 1897)[17]
  • 1836Joseph Gurney Cannon, American lawyer and politician, 40th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1926)
  • 1837Karl Mauch, German geographer and explorer (d. 1875)
  • 1840Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer and educator (d. 1893)
  • 1845Mary Eliza Mahoney, American nurse and activist (d. 1926)
  • 1847Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1929)
  • 1857William A. MacCorkle, American lawyer and politician, 9th Governor of West Virginia (d. 1930)
  • 1860Tom Norman, English businessman (d. 1930)
  • 1861Rabindranath Tagore, Indian author and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)
  • 1867Władysław Reymont, Polish novelist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1925)
  • 1875Bill Hoyt, American pole vaulter (d. 1951)
  • 1880Pandurang Vaman Kane, Indologist and Sanskrit scholar, Bharat Ratna awardee (d. 1972)
  • 1881George E. Wiley, American cyclist (d. 1954)
  • 1882Willem Elsschot, Belgian author and poet (d. 1960)
  • 1885George "Gabby" Hayes, American actor (d. 1969)
  • 1889Viktor Puskar, Estonian colonel (d. 1943)
  • 1891Harry McShane, Scottish engineer and activist (d. 1988)
  • 1892Archibald MacLeish, American poet, playwright, and lawyer (d. 1982)
  • 1892 – Josip Broz Tito, Yugoslav field marshal and politician, 1st President of Yugoslavia (d. 1980)
  • 1893Frank J. Selke, Canadian ice hockey coach and manager (d. 1985)
  • 1896Kathleen McKane Godfree, English tennis and badminton player (d. 1992)
  • 1899Alfred Gerrard, English sculptor and academic (d. 1998)
  • 1901Gary Cooper, American actor (d. 1961)[18]
  • 1903Jimmy Ball, Canadian sprinter (d. 1988)
  • 1904Kurt Weitzmann, German-American historian and author (d. 1993)
  • 1905Philip Baxter, Welsh-Australian chemical engineer (d. 1989)[19]
  • 1906Eric Krenz, American discus thrower and shot putter (d. 1931)
  • 1909Edwin H. Land, American scientist and inventor, co-founded the Polaroid Corporation (d. 1991)
  • 1909 – Dorothy Sunrise Lorentino, Native American teacher (d. 2005) [20]
  • 1911Ishirō Honda, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1993)
  • 1911 – Rıfat Ilgaz, Turkish author, poet, and educator (d. 1993)
  • 1912Pannalal Patel, Indian author (d. 1989)
  • 1913John Spencer Hardy, American general (d. 2012)
  • 1913 – Simon Ramo, American physicist and engineer (d. 2016)
  • 1914Arthur Snelling, English civil servant and diplomat. British Ambassador to South Africa (d. 1996)
  • 1916Huw Wheldon, Welsh-English broadcaster (d. 1986)
  • 1916 – W. B. Young, Scottish rugby player and physician (d. 2013)
  • 1917Domenico Bartolucci, Italian cardinal and composer (d. 2013)
  • 1917 – Lenox Hewitt, Australian public servant (d. 2020)
  • 1917 – David Tomlinson, English actor (d. 2000)
  • 1919Eva Perón, Argentinian actress, 25th First Lady of Argentina (d. 1952)
  • 1920Rendra Karno, Indonesian actor (d. 1985)
  • 1921Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs, English historian and academic (d. 2016)
  • 1921 – Gaston Rébuffat, French mountaineer and author (d. 1985)
  • 1922Darren McGavin, American actor and director (d. 2006)
  • 1922 – Joe O'Donnell, American photographer and journalist (d. 2007)
  • 1923Anne Baxter, American actress (d. 1985)
  • 1923 – Jim Lowe, American singer-songwriter, disc jockey, and radio host (d. 2016)
  • 1923 – Bülent Ulusu, Turkish admiral and politician, 18th Prime Minister of Turkey (d. 2015)
  • 1924Albert Band, French-American director and producer (d. 2002)
  • 1925Lauri Vaska, Estonian-American chemist and academic (d. 2015)
  • 1927Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-American author and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1929Dick Williams, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 2011)
  • 1930Totie Fields, American comedian and author (d. 1978)
  • 1930 – Babe Parilli, American football player and coach (d. 2017)
  • 1930 – John Smith, Baron Kirkhill, English politician
  • 1931Teresa Brewer, American singer (d. 2007)
  • 1931 – Gene Wolfe, American author (d. 2019)
  • 1932Jordi Bonet, Spanish-Canadian painter and sculptor (d. 1979)
  • 1932 – Alan Cuthbert, English pharmacologist and academic (d. 2016)
  • 1932 – Pete Domenici, American lawyer and politician, 37th Mayor of Albuquerque (d. 2017)
  • 1932 – Derek Taylor, English journalist and author (d. 1997)
  • 1933Johnny Unitas, American football player and sportscaster (d. 2002)
  • 1935Avraham Heffner, Israeli actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
  • 1935 – Michael Hopkins, English architect
  • 1936Robin Hanbury-Tenison, English explorer and author
  • 1936 – Tony O'Reilly, Irish rugby player and businessman
  • 1936 – Jimmy Ruffin, American soul singer (d. 2014)
  • 1937Eddie Clayton, English footballer[21]
  • 1937 – Claude Raymond, Canadian baseball player and coach
  • 1939Sidney Altman, Canadian-American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1939 – Ruggero Deodato, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1939 – Ruud Lubbers, Dutch economist and politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (d. 2018)
  • 1939 – Johnny Maestro, American pop/doo-wop singer (d. 2010)
  • 1939 – Clive Soley, Baron Soley, English politician
  • 1940Angela Carter, English novelist and short story writer (d. 1992)
  • 1940 – Dave Chambers, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1941Lawrence Collins, Baron Collins of Mapesbury, English lawyer and judge
  • 1943Terry Allen, American singer and painter
  • 1943 – Harvey Andrews, English singer-songwriter and poet
  • 1943 – John Bannon, Australian academic and politician, 39th Premier of South Australia (d. 2015)
  • 1943 – Peter Carey, Australian novelist and short story writer
  • 1945Christy Moore, Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1945 – Robin Strasser, American actress
  • 1946Thelma Houston, American R&B/disco singer and actress
  • 1946 – Marv Hubbard, American football player (d. 2015)
  • 1946 – Bill Kreutzmann, American drummer
  • 1946 – Michael Rosen, English author and poet
  • 1946 – Brian Turner, English chef and television host
  • 1949Kathy Ahern, American golfer (d. 1996)
  • 1949 – Deborah Butterfield, American sculptor[22]
  • 1950John Dowling Coates, Australian lawyer, sports administrator and businessman
  • 1950 – Randall "Tex" Cobb, American boxer and actor
  • 1950 – Tim Russert, American television journalist and lawyer (d. 2008)
  • 1953Pat McInally, American football player and coach
  • 1953 – Ian McKay, English sergeant, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1982)
  • 1954Philippe Geluck, Belgian cartoonist
  • 1954 – Joanna Haigh, English meteorologist and physicist
  • 1954 – Amy Heckerling, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1955Clément Gignac, Canadian politician
  • 1955 – Ben Poquette, American basketball player
  • 1955 – Axel Zwingenberger, German pianist and songwriter
  • 1956Jan Peter Balkenende, Dutch jurist and politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands
  • 1956 – Anne Dudley, English pianist and composer
  • 1956 – Nicholas Hytner, English director and producer
  • 1956 – Jean Lapierre, Canadian talk show host and politician
  • 1956 – Calum MacDonald, Scottish journalist and politician
  • 1957Kristina M. Johnson, American business executive, engineer, academic and government official
  • 1958Mikhail Biryukov, Russian footballer and manager
  • 1958 – Mark G. Kuzyk, American physicist and academic
  • 1958 – Anne Marie Rafferty, English nurse and academic
  • 1959Michael E. Knight, American actor
  • 1959 – Tony Sealy, English footballer, forward and manager[23]
  • 1959 – Heiki Valk, Estonian archeologist and academic
  • 1960Adam Bernstein, American director and screenwriter
  • 1960 – Ara Darzi, Baron Darzi of Denham, Iraqi-English surgeon and academic
  • 1960 – Almudena Grandes, Spanish author
  • 1961Hans-Peter Bartels, German politician
  • 1961 – Sue Black, Scottish anthropologist and academic
  • 1961 – Ivar Must, Estonian composer and producer
  • 1962Tony Campbell, American basketball player and coach
  • 1962 – Judith Donath, American computer scientist and academic
  • 1963Johnny Lee Middleton, American bass player and songwriter
  • 1964Ronnie Harmon, American football player
  • 1964 – Denis Mandarino, Brazilian guitarist, composer, and painter
  • 1964 – Leslie O'Neal, American football player
  • 1965Reuben Davis, American football player
  • 1965 – Owen Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1965 – Norman Whiteside, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • 1965 – Huang Zhihong, Chinese shot putter
  • 1967Martin Bryant, Australian mass murderer
  • 1967 – Adam Price, Danish chef and screenwriter
  • 1967 – Joe Rice, American colonel and politician
  • 1968Traci Lords, American actress and singer
  • 1968 – Lisa Raitt, Canadian lawyer and politician, 30th Canadian Minister of Transport
  • 1969Eagle-Eye Cherry, Swedish singer-songwriter[24]
  • 1969 – Jun Falkenstein, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1969 – Katerina Maleeva, Bulgarian tennis player
  • 1971Reidar Horghagen, Norwegian drummer
  • 1971 – Dave Karpa, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1971 – Thomas Piketty, French economist[25]
  • 1972Peter Dubovský, Czech-Slovak footballer (d. 2000)
  • 1972 – Frank Trigg, American mixed martial artist and wrestler
  • 1973Kristian Lundin, Swedish songwriter and producer
  • 1973 – Paolo Savoldelli, Italian cyclist
  • 1974Ian Pearce, English footballer and assistant manager[26]
  • 1973 – Lawrence Johnson, American pole vaulter
  • 1975Ashley Cowan, English cricketer
  • 1976Calvin Booth, American basketball player
  • 1976 – Berke Hatipoğlu, Turkish guitarist and songwriter
  • 1976 – Stacey Jones, New Zealand rugby league player[27]
  • 1976 – Andrea Lo Cicero, Italian rugby player[28]
  • 1976 – Michael P. Murphy, American lieutenant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2005)
  • 1976 – Ayelet Shaked, Israeli Minister of Justice (2015-2019)
  • 1977Elton Flatley, Australian rugby player
  • 1978Stian Arnesen, Norwegian guitarist, drummer, and songwriter
  • 1978 – James Carter, American hurdler
  • 1978 – Shawn Marion, American basketball player
  • 1979Katie Douglas, American basketball player
  • 1983Phionah Atuhebwe, Ugandan vaccinologist and immunization expert[29]
  • 1984James Loney, American baseball player
  • 1984 – Alex Smith, American football player
  • 1984 – Kevin Owens, Canadian wrestler
  • 1985Jarrad Hickey, Australian rugby league player
  • 1985 – Drew Neitzel, American basketball player
  • 1986Matt Helders, English drummer
  • 1987Asami Konno, Japanese singer
  • 1987 – Michael Maidens, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1987 – Mark Reynolds, Scottish footballer[30]
  • 1987 – David Schlemko, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1988Eino Puri, Estonian footballer
  • 1988 – Sander Puri, Estonian footballer
  • 1989Earl Thomas, American football player[31]
  • 1995Seko Fofana, French born Ivorian international footballer[32]
  • 1997Daria Kasatkina, Russian tennis player[33]
  • 1998Maryna Piddubna, Ukrainian Paralympic swimmer[34]
  • 1998 – Jesse Puljujärvi, Finnish ice hockey player

Deaths

  • 721John of Beverley, bishop of York
  • 833Ibn Hisham, Egyptian Muslim historian
  • 973Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 912)
  • 1014Bagrat III, 1st King of Georgia (b. 960)
  • 1092Remigius de Fécamp, English monk and bishop
  • 1166William I of Sicily
  • 1202Hamelin de Warenne, Earl of Surrey
  • 1205Ladislaus III of Hungary (b. 1201)
  • 1234Otto I, Duke of Merania (b. c. 1180)
  • 1243Hugh d'Aubigny, 5th Earl of Arundel
  • 1427Thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English priest (b. 1352)
  • 1494Eskender, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1471)
  • 1523Franz von Sickingen, German knight (b. 1481)
  • 1539Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (b. 1466)
  • 1617David Fabricius, German astronomer and theologian (b. 1564)[35]
  • 1667Johann Jakob Froberger, German organist and composer (b. 1616)
  • 1682Feodor III of Russia (b. 1661)
  • 1685Bajo Pivljanin (b. 1630)
  • 1718Mary of Modena (b. 1658)
  • 1793Pietro Nardini, Italian violinist and composer (b. 1722)
  • 1800Niccolò Piccinni, Italian composer (b. 1728)
  • 1805William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Irish-English general and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1737)
  • 1815Jabez Bowen, American colonel and politician, 45th Deputy Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1739)
  • 1825Antonio Salieri, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1750)
  • 1840Caspar David Friedrich, German painter and educator (b. 1774)
  • 1868Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, Scottish lawyer and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1778)
  • 1872Alexander Loyd, American carpenter and politician, 4th Mayor of Chicago (b. 1805)
  • 1876William Buell Sprague, American clergyman, historian, and author (b. 1795)
  • 1887C. F. W. Walther, German-American religious leader and theologian (b. 1811)
  • 1896H. H. Holmes, American serial killer (b. 1861)
  • 1902Agostino Roscelli, Italian priest and saint (b. 1818)
  • 1917Albert Ball, English fighter pilot (b. 1896)
  • 1922Max Wagenknecht, German pianist and composer (b. 1857)
  • 1924Alluri Sitarama Raju, Indian activist (b. 1897/1898)
  • 1925William Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme, English businessman and politician (b. 1851)
  • 1937Ernst A. Lehmann, German captain and author (b. 1886)
  • 1938Octavian Goga, Romanian politician, former Prime Minister (b. 1881)
  • 1940George Lansbury, English journalist and politician (b. 1859)
  • 1941James George Frazer, Scottish-English anthropologist and academic (b. 1854)
  • 1942Felix Weingartner, Croatian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1863)
  • 1943Fethi Okyar, Turkish colonel and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1880)
  • 1946Herbert Macaulay, Nigerian journalist and politician (b. 1864)
  • 1951Warner Baxter, American actor (b. 1889)
  • 1967Margaret Larkin, American writer and poet (b. 1899)
  • 1958Mihkel Lüdig, Estonian organist, composer, and conductor (b. 1880)
  • 1976Alison Uttley, English children's book writer (b. 1884)
  • 1978Mort Weisinger, American journalist and author (b. 1915)
  • 1986Haldun Taner, Turkish playwright and author (b. 1915)
  • 1987Colin Blakely, Northern Irish actor (b. 1930)
  • 1987 – Paul Popham, American soldier and activist, co-founded Gay Men's Health Crisis (b. 1941)
  • 1990Sam Tambimuttu, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician (b. 1932)
  • 1994Clement Greenberg, American art critic (b. 1909)
  • 1995Ray McKinley, American drummer, singer, and bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra) (b. 1910)
  • 1998Allan McLeod Cormack, South African-English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1924)
  • 1998 – Eddie Rabbitt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1941)
  • 2000Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., American captain, actor, and producer (b. 1909)
  • 2001Jacques de Bourbon-Busset, French author and politician (b. 1912)
  • 2004Waldemar Milewicz, Polish journalist (b. 1956)
  • 2005Tristan Egolf, American author and activist (b. 1971)
  • 2005 – Peter Rodino, American captain and politician (b. 1909)
  • 2005 – Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer (b. 1980)
  • 2006Richard Carleton, Australian journalist (b. 1943)
  • 2006 – Joan C. Edwards, American singer and philanthropist (b. 1918)
  • 2007Isabella Blow, English magazine editor (b. 1958)
  • 2007 – Diego Corrales, American boxer (b. 1977)
  • 2007 – Octavian Paler, Romanian journalist and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2007 – Yahweh ben Yahweh, American cult leader, founded the Nation of Yahweh (b. 1935)
  • 2009David Mellor, English designer (b. 1930)
  • 2009 – Danny Ozark, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1923)
  • 2011Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer (b. 1957)
  • 2011 – Willard Boyle, Canadian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1924)
  • 2011 – Big George, English songwriter, producer, and radio host (b. 1957)
  • 2012Sammy Barr, Scottish trade union leader (b. 1931)
  • 2012 – Ferenc Bartha, Hungarian economist and politician (b. 1943)
  • 2012 – Dennis E. Fitch, American captain and pilot (b. 1942)
  • 2013Ferruccio Mazzola, Italian footballer and manager (b. 1948)
  • 2013 – George Sauer, Jr., American football player (b. 1943)
  • 2014Neville McNamara, Australian air marshal (b. 1923)
  • 2014 – Colin Pillinger, English astronomer, chemist, and academic (b. 1943)
  • 2014 – Dick Welteroth, American baseball player (b. 1927)
  • 2015Frank DiPascali, American businessman (b. 1956)
  • 2015 – John Dixon, Australian-American author and illustrator (b. 1929)

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Agathius of Byzantium
    • Agostino Roscelli
    • Pope Benedict II
    • Flavia Domitilla
    • Gisela of Hungary
    • Harriet Starr Cannon (Episcopal Church (USA))
    • John of Beverley
    • Rose Venerini
    • Stanislaus (Roman Martyrology)
    • May 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Defender of the Fatherland Day (Kazakhstan)
  • Dien Bien Phu Victory Day (Vietnam)
  • Radio Day, commemorating the work of Alexander Popov (Russia, Bulgaria)

References

  1. Socrates Scholasticus, Historia ecclesiastica ii.28.2
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  18. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  19. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  20. Script error: No such module "Citation/CS1".
  21. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
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  23. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  24. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
  25. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
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  27. Script error: No such module "citation/CS1".
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Script error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters".

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Script error: No such module "Side box".


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