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Events

  • 887 – Emperor Charles the Fat is deposed by the Frankish magnates in an assembly at Frankfurt. His nephew Arnulf of Carinthia is elected as king of the East Frankish Kingdom.Template:Fact
  • 1183 – Genpei War: The Battle of Mizushima takes place off the Japanese coast, where Minamoto no Yoshinaka's invasion force is intercepted and defeated by the Taira clan.[1]
  • 1292John Balliol becomes King of Scotland.[2]
  • 1405Sharif ul-Hāshim establishes the Sultanate of Sulu.
  • 1511Henry VIII of England concludes the Treaty of Westminster, a pledge of mutual aid against the French, with Ferdinand II of Aragon.
  • 1558Elizabethan era begins: Queen Mary I of England dies and is succeeded by her half-sister Elizabeth I of England.
  • 1603 – English explorer, writer and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh goes on trial for treason.
  • 1777Articles of Confederation (United States) are submitted to the states for ratification.
  • 1796French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of the Bridge of Arcole: French forces defeat the Austrians in Italy.
  • 1800 – The United States Congress holds its first session in Washington, D.C.
  • 1810 – Sweden declares war on its ally the United Kingdom to begin the Anglo-Swedish War, although no fighting ever takes place.
  • 1811José Miguel Carrera, Chilean founding father, is sworn in as President of the executive Junta of the government of Chile.
  • 1820 – Captain Nathaniel Palmer becomes the first American to see Antarctica. (The Palmer Peninsula is later named after him.)
  • 1831Ecuador and Venezuela are separated from Gran Colombia.
  • 1837An earthquake in Valdivia, south-central Chile, causes a tsunami that leads to significant destruction along Japan's coast.[3]
  • 1839Oberto, Giuseppe Verdi's first opera, opens at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy.
  • 1856American Old West: On the Sonoita River in present-day southern Arizona, the United States Army establishes Fort Buchanan in order to help control new land acquired in the Gadsden Purchase.
  • 1858 – Modified Julian Day zero.
  • 1858 – The city of Denver, Colorado is founded.
  • 1863American Civil War: Siege of Knoxville begins: Confederate forces led by General James Longstreet place Knoxville, Tennessee, under siege.
  • 1869 – In Egypt, the Suez Canal, linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, is inaugurated.
  • 1876Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Slavonic March" is given its premiere performance in Moscow, Russia.
  • 1878 – First assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy by anarchist Giovanni Passannante, who was armed with a dagger. The King survived with a slight wound in an arm. Prime Minister Benedetto Cairoli blocked the aggressor, receiving an injury in a leg.
  • 1885Serbo-Bulgarian War: The decisive Battle of Slivnitsa begins.
  • 1894H. H. Holmes, one of the first modern serial killers, is arrested in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 1896 – The Western Pennsylvania Hockey League, which later became the first ice hockey league to openly trade and hire players, began play at Pittsburgh's Schenley Park Casino.
  • 1903 – The Russian Social Democratic Labour Party splits into two groups: The Bolsheviks (Russian for "majority") and Mensheviks (Russian for "minority").
  • 1911Omega Psi Phi fraternity was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C.
  • 1933 – The United States recognizes the Soviet Union.
  • 1939 – Nine Czech students are executed as a response to anti-Nazi demonstrations prompted by the death of Jan Opletal. All Czech universities are shut down and more than 1,200 students sent to concentration camps. Since this event, International Students' Day is celebrated in many countries, especially in the Czech Republic.
  • 1947 – The Screen Actors Guild implements an anti-Communist loyalty oath.
  • 1947 – American scientists John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain observe the basic principles of the transistor, a key element for the electronics revolution of the 20th century.
  • 1950 – Lhamo Dondrub is officially named the 14th Dalai Lama.
  • 1950 – United Nations Security Council Resolution 89 relating to the Palestine Question is adopted.
  • 1953 – The remaining human inhabitants of the Blasket Islands, Kerry, Ireland, are evacuated to the mainland.
  • 1957Vickers Viscount G-AOHP of British European Airways crashes at Ballerup after the failure of three engines on approach to Copenhagen Airport. The cause is a malfunction of the anti-icing system on the aircraft. There are no fatalities.
  • 1962President John F. Kennedy dedicates Washington Dulles International Airport, serving the Washington, D.C., region.
  • 1967Vietnam War: Acting on optimistic reports that he had been given on November 13, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson tells the nation that, while much remained to be done, "We are inflicting greater losses than we're taking...We are making progress."
  • 1968 – British European Airways introduces the BAC One-Eleven into commercial service.
  • 1968 – Viewers of the Raiders–Jets football game in the eastern United States are denied the opportunity to watch its exciting finish when NBC broadcasts Heidi instead, prompting changes to sports broadcasting in the U.S.
  • 1969Cold War: Negotiators from the Soviet Union and the United States meet in Helsinki, Finland to begin SALT I negotiations aimed at limiting the number of strategic weapons on both sides.
  • 1970Vietnam War: Lieutenant William Calley goes on trial for the My Lai Massacre.
  • 1970 – Luna programme: The Soviet Union lands Lunokhod 1 on Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains) on the Moon. This is the first roving remote-controlled robot to land on another world and is released by the orbiting Luna 17 spacecraft.
  • 1973Watergate scandal: In Orlando, Florida, U.S. President Richard Nixon tells 400 Associated Press managing editors "I am not a crook."
  • 1973 – The Athens Polytechnic uprising against the military regime ends in a bloodshed in the Greek capital.
  • 1978 – The Star Wars Holiday Special airs on CBS, receiving negative reception from critics, fans, and even Star Wars creator George Lucas.
  • 1979Brisbane Suburban Railway Electrification. The first stage from Ferny Grove to Darra is commissioned.
  • 1983 – The Zapatista Army of National Liberation is founded in Mexico.
  • 1989 – Cold War: Velvet Revolution begins: In Czechoslovakia, a student demonstration in Prague is quelled by riot police. This sparks an uprising aimed at overthrowing the communist government (it succeeds on December 29).
  • 1990 – Fugendake, part of the Mount Unzen volcanic complex, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, becomes active again and erupts.
  • 1993United States House of Representatives passes a resolution to establish the North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • 1993 – In Nigeria, General Sani Abacha ousts the government of Ernest Shonekan in a military coup.
  • 1997 – In Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by six Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut, known as Luxor massacre.
  • 2000 – A catastrophic landslide in Log pod Mangartom, Slovenia, kills seven, and causes millions of SIT of damage. It is one of the worst catastrophes in Slovenia in the past 100 years.
  • 2000 – Alberto Fujimori is removed from office as president of Peru.
  • 2012 – At least 50 schoolchildren are killed in an accident at a railway crossing near Manfalut, Egypt.
  • 2013 – Fifty people are killed when Tatarstan Airlines Flight 363 crashes at Kazan Airport, Russia.
  • 2013 – A rare late-season tornado outbreak strikes the Midwest. Illinois and Indiana are most affected with tornado reports as far north as lower Michigan. In all around six dozen tornadoes touch down in approximately an 11-hour time period, including seven EF3 and two EF4 tornadoes.
  • 2019 – The first known case of COVID-19 is traced to a 55-year-old man who had visited a market in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.[4]

Births

  • AD 9Vespasian, Roman emperor (d. 79)[5]
  • 1019Sima Guang, Chinese politician (d. 1086)
  • 1412Zanobi Strozzi, Italian painter (d. 1468)[6]
  • 1453Alfonso, Asturian prince (d. 1468)
  • 1493John Neville, 3rd Baron Latimer, English politician (d. 1543)
  • 1503Bronzino, Italian painter (d. 1572)[7]
  • 1576Roque González de Santa Cruz, Paraguayan missionary and saint (d. 1628)
  • 1587Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet and playwright (d. 1679)[8]
  • 1602Agnes of Jesus, French Catholic nun (d. 1634)
  • 1612Dorgon, Chinese prince and regent (d. 1650)
  • 1681Pierre François le Courayer, French theologian and author (d. 1776)
  • 1685Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, Canadian commander and explorer (d. 1749)
  • 1729Maria Antonia Ferdinanda, Sardinian queen consort (d. 1785)[9]
  • 1749Nicolas Appert, French chef, invented canning (d. 1841)[10]
  • 1753Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, American pastor and botanist (d. 1815)[11]
  • 1755Louis XVIII, king of France (d. 1824)
  • 1765Jacques MacDonald, French general (d. 1840)
  • 1769Charlotte Georgine, duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1818)
  • 1790August Ferdinand Möbius, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1868)
  • 1793Charles Lock Eastlake, English painter, historian, and academic (d. 1865)
  • 1816August Wilhelm Ambros, Austrian composer and historian (d. 1876)
  • 1827Petko Slaveykov, Bulgarian journalist and poet (d. 1895)
  • 1835Andrew L. Harris, American general and politician, 44th Governor of Ohio (d. 1915)
  • 1854Hubert Lyautey, French general and politician, French Minister of War (d. 1934)
  • 1857Joseph Babinski, French neurologist and academic (d. 1932)
  • 1866Voltairine de Cleyre, American author and activist (d. 1912)[12]
  • 1868Korbinian Brodmann, German neurologist and academic (d. 1918)
  • 1877Frank Calder, English-Canadian journalist and businessman (d. 1943)
  • 1878Grace Abbott, American social worker (d. 1939)[13]
  • 1878 – Augustus Goessling, American swimmer and water polo player (d. 1963)
  • 1886Walter Terence Stace, English-American philosopher, academic, and civil servant (d. 1967)
  • 1887Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, English field marshal (d. 1976)
  • 1891Lester Allen, American screen, stage, vaudeville, circus actor, and film director (d. 1949)
  • 1895Gregorio López, Mexican journalist, author, and poet (d. 1966)
  • 1896Lev Vygotsky, Belarusian-Russian psychologist and philosopher (d. 1934)
  • 1897Frank Fay, American actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1961)
  • 1899Douglas Shearer, Canadian-American engineer (d. 1971)
  • 1901Walter Hallstein, German academic and politician, 1st President of the European Commission (d. 1982)
  • 1901 – Lee Strasberg, Ukrainian-American actor and director (d. 1982)
  • 1902Eugene Wigner, Hungarian physicist and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)
  • 1904Isamu Noguchi, American sculptor and architect (d. 1988)
  • 1905Mischa Auer, Russian-American actor (d. 1967)
  • 1905 – Astrid of Sweden (d. 1935)[14]
  • 1905 – Arthur Chipperfield, Australian cricketer (d. 1987)
  • 1906Soichiro Honda, Japanese engineer and businessman, co-founded the Honda Motor Company (d. 1991)
  • 1906 – Rollie Stiles, American baseball player (d. 2007)
  • 1907Israel Regardie, English occultist and author (d. 1985)
  • 1911Christian Fouchet, French lawyer and politician, French Minister of the Interior (d. 1974)
  • 1916Shelby Foote, American historian and author (d. 2005)
  • 1917Ruth Aaronson Bari, American mathematician (d. 2005)[15]
  • 1919Kim Heungsou, Korean painter and educator (d. 2014)
  • 1920Camillo Felgen, Luxembourgian singer-songwriter (d. 2005)
  • 1920 – Gemini Ganesan, Indian actor and director (d. 2002)
  • 1921Albert Bertelsen, Danish painter and illustrator (d. 2019)
  • 1922Stanley Cohen, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2020)
  • 1922 – Jack Froggatt, English footballer (d. 1993)
  • 1923Hubertus Brandenburg, Swedish bishop (d. 2009)
  • 1923 – Mike Garcia, American baseball player (d. 1986)
  • 1923 – Aristides Pereira, Cape Verdean politician, 1st President of Cape Verde (d. 2011)
  • 1923 – Bert Sutcliffe, New Zealand cricketer and coach (d. 2001)
  • 1925Jean Faut, American baseball player and bowler
  • 1925 – Rock Hudson, American actor (d. 1985)
  • 1925 – Charles Mackerras, American-Australian oboe player and conductor (d. 2010)
  • 1927Robert Drasnin, American clarinet player and composer (d. 2015)
  • 1927 – Fenella Fielding, English actress (d. 2018)
  • 1927 – Nicholas Taylor, Canadian geologist, businessman, and politician
  • 1928Arman, French-American painter and sculptor (d. 2005)
  • 1928 – Rance Howard, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2017)
  • 1928 – Colin McDonald, Australian cricketer
  • 1929Gorō Naya, Japanese actor and director (d. 2013)
  • 1929 – Norm Zauchin, American baseball player (d. 1999)
  • 1930Bob Mathias, American decathlete, actor, and politician (d. 2006)
  • 1932Jeremy Black, English admiral (d. 2015)
  • 1933Dan Osinski, American baseball player (d. 2013)
  • 1933 – Orlando Peña, Cuban-American baseball player and scout
  • 1934Jim Inhofe, American soldier and politician, senior senator of Oklahoma
  • 1934 – Anthony King, Canadian-English psephologist and academic (d. 2017)
  • 1934 – Terry Rand, American basketball player (d. 2014)
  • 1935Bobby Joe Conrad, American football player
  • 1935 – Toni Sailer, Austrian skier and actor (d. 2009)
  • 1936Crispian Hollis, English Roman Catholic bishop
  • 1937Peter Cook, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter (d. 1995)
  • 1938Charles Guthrie, Baron Guthrie of Craigiebank, Scottish general
  • 1938 – Gordon Lightfoot, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1939Auberon Waugh, English journalist and author (d. 2001)
  • 1940Luke Kelly, Irish singer, folk musician and actor (d. 1984)[16]
  • 1942Derek Clayton, English-Australian runner
  • 1942 – Partha Dasgupta, Bangladeshi economist and academic
  • 1942 – Bob Gaudio, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
  • 1942 – Lesley Rees, English endocrinologist and academic
  • 1942 – István Rosztóczy, Hungarian-Japanese microbiologist and physician (d. 1993)
  • 1942 – Martin Scorsese, American director, producer, screenwriter, and actor
  • 1943Lauren Hutton, American model and actress
  • 1944Jim Boeheim, American basketball player and coach
  • 1944 – Malcolm Bruce, English-Scottish journalist, academic, and politician
  • 1944 – Gene Clark, American singer-songwriter and musician (The Byrds) (d. 1991)
  • 1944 – Danny DeVito, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1944 – Rem Koolhaas, Dutch architect and academic, designed the Seattle Central Library
  • 1944 – Lorne Michaels, Canadian-American screenwriter and producer, created Saturday Night Live
  • 1944 – Tom Seaver, American baseball pitcher and sportscaster (d. 2020)
  • 1944 – Sammy Younge Jr., American civil rights activist (d. 1966)
  • 1945Lesley Abdela, English journalist and activist
  • 1945 – Jeremy Hanley, English accountant and politician, British Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
  • 1945 – Elvin Hayes, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1945 – Roland Joffé, English-French director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1946Martin Barre, English guitarist and songwriter
  • 1946 – Terry Branstad, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 39th Governor of Iowa
  • 1946 – Petra Burka, Dutch-Canadian figure skater and coach
  • 1947Rod Clements, British singer-songwriter, guitarist, and multi-instrumentalist (Lindisfarne)
  • 1948Howard Dean, American physician and politician, 79th Governor of Vermont
  • 1948 – East Bay Ray, American guitarist
  • 1949John Boehner, American businessman and politician, 61st Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
  • 1949 – Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Vietnamese soldier and politician, 8th Prime Minister of Vietnam
  • 1949 – Michael Wenden, Australian swimmer
  • 1950Roland Matthes, German swimmer (d. 2019)
  • 1951Butch Davis, American football player and coach
  • 1951 – Werner Hoyer, German economist and politician
  • 1951 – Dean Paul Martin, American singer, actor, and pilot (d. 1987)
  • 1951 – Stephen Root, American actor
  • 1951 – Jack Vettriano, Scottish painter and philanthropist
  • 1952David Emanuel, Welsh fashion designer
  • 1952 – Ties Kruize, Dutch field hockey player
  • 1952 – Runa Laila, Bangladeshi singer
  • 1952 – Cyril Ramaphosa, South African businessman and politician, 7th Deputy President of South Africa
  • 1953Babis Tennes, Greek footballer and manager
  • 1954Chopper Read, Australian criminal and author (d. 2013)
  • 1955Peter Cox, English singer-songwriter (Go West)
  • 1955 – Yolanda King, American actress and activist (d. 2007)[17]
  • 1955 – Dennis Maruk, Ukrainian-Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1956Angelika Machinek, German glider pilot (d. 2006)[18]
  • 1956 – Jim McGovern, Scottish politician
  • 1957Jim Babjak, American guitarist and songwriter (The Smithereens)
  • 1958Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, American actress and singer
  • 1959Terry Fenwick, English footballer and manager
  • 1959 – William R. Moses, American actor and producer
  • 1959 – Jaanus Tamkivi, Estonian politician
  • 1960Michael Hertwig, German footballer and manager
  • 1960 – Jonathan Ross, English actor and talk show host
  • 1960 – RuPaul, American drag queen performer, actor, and singer
  • 1961Robert Stethem, American soldier (d. 1985)
  • 1961 – Pat Toomey, American businessman and politician
  • 1962Dédé Fortin, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2000)
  • 1963Daniel Scott, American novelist and short story writer
  • 1964Susan Rice, American academic and politician, 24th United States National Security Advisor
  • 1964 – Mitch Williams, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1965Darren Beadman, Australian jockey
  • 1965 – Amanda Brown, Australian violinist and composer
  • 1966Alvin Patrimonio, Filipino basketball player and manager
  • 1966 – Ben Allison, American bassist and composer
  • 1966 – Jeff Buckley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1997)
  • 1966 – Kate Ceberano, Australian singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1966 – Richard Fortus, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
  • 1966 – Daisy Fuentes, Cuban-American model and actress
  • 1966 – Sophie Marceau, French actress, director, and screenwriter
  • 1967Tab Benoit, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1967 – Ronnie DeVoe, American singer, producer, and actor
  • 1968Sean Miller, American basketball player and coach
  • 1969Ryōtarō Okiayu, Japanese voice actor and singer
  • 1969 – Jean-Michel Saive, Belgian table tennis player
  • 1969 – Rebecca Walker, American author
  • 1970Paul Allender, English guitarist and songwriter
  • 1970 – Tania Zaetta, Australian actress
  • 1971David Ramsey, American actor[19]
  • 1972Kimya Dawson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1972 – Joanne Goode, English badminton player
  • 1972 – Lorraine Pascale, English model and chef
  • 1972 – Leonard Roberts, American actor
  • 1973Andreas Hedlund, Swedish singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1973 – Eli Marrero, Cuban-American baseball player, coach, and manager
  • 1973 – Bernd Schneider, German footballer
  • 1973 – Alexei Urmanov, Russian figure skater and coach
  • 1973 – Leslie Bibb, American actress and producer
  • 1974Eunice Barber, Sierra Leonean-French heptathlete and long jumper
  • 1974 – Berto Romero, Spanish comedian and actor
  • 1975Kinga Baranowska, Polish mountaineer
  • 1975 – Lee Carseldine, Australian cricketer
  • 1975 – Jerome James, American basketball player
  • 1976Diane Neal, American actress and director[20]
  • 1977Ryk Neethling, South African swimmer
  • 1978Glen Air, Australian rugby league player
  • 1978 – Zoë Bell, New Zealand actress and stuntwoman
  • 1978 – Rachel McAdams, Canadian actress
  • 1978 – Reggie Wayne, American football player
  • 1979Matthew Spring, English footballer
  • 1980Jay Bradley, American wrestler
  • 1980 – Isaac Hanson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1981Sarah Harding, English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
  • 1981 – Doug Walker, American actor, comedian, film critic, internet personality, and filmmaker
  • 1982Katie Feenstra-Mattera, American basketball player[21]
  • 1982 – Yusuf Pathan, Indian cricketer
  • 1982 – Hollie Smith, New Zealand singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1983Viva Bianca, Australian actress, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1983 – Ioannis Bourousis, Greek basketball player
  • 1983 – Ryan Bradley, American figure skater
  • 1983 – Ryan Braun, American baseball player
  • 1983 – Trevor Crowe, American baseball player
  • 1983 – Jodie Henry, Australian swimmer
  • 1983 – Harry Lloyd, English actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1983 – Nick Markakis, American baseball player
  • 1983 – Scott Moore, American baseball player
  • 1983 – Christopher Paolini, American author
  • 1984Amanda Evora, American figure skater
  • 1984 – Park Han-byul, South Korean model and actress
  • 1985Luis Aguiar, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1985 – Sékou Camara, Malian footballer (d. 2013)
  • 1985 – Carolina Neurath, Swedish journalist
  • 1986Everth Cabrera, Nicaraguan baseball player
  • 1986 – Fabio Concas, Italian footballer
  • 1986 – Nani, Portuguese footballer
  • 1986 – Greg Rutherford, English long jumper
  • 1987Craig Noone, English footballer
  • 1987 – Gemma Spofforth, English swimmer
  • 1987 – Justine Michelle Cain, English actress
  • 1988Durratun Nashihin Rosli Malaysian rhythmic gymnast[22]
  • 1989Ryan Griffin, American football player
  • 1989 – Roman Zozulya, Ukrainian football striker
  • 1992Danielle Kettlewell, Australian synchronised swimmer
  • 1992 – Alex Sheedy, Australian basketball player
  • 1993Taylor Gold, American snowboarder
  • 1995Panashe Muzambe, Scottish rugby union player[23]

Deaths

  • 375Valentinian I, Roman emperor (b. 321)[24]
  • 594Gregory of Tours, Roman bishop and saint (b. 538)[25]
  • 641Emperor Jomei of Japan (b. 593)
  • 885Liutgard of Saxony (b. 845)
  • 935Chen Jinfeng, empress of Min (b. 893)
  • 935 – Wang Yanjun, emperor of Min (Ten Kingdoms)
  • 1104Nikephoros Melissenos, Byzantine general (b. 1045)
  • 1188Usama ibn Munqidh, Arab chronicler (b. 1095)
  • 1231Elizabeth of Hungary (b. 1207)[26]
  • 1307Hethum II, King of Armenia (b. 1266)
  • 1307 – Leo III, King of Armenia (b. 1289)
  • 1326Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (b. 1285)
  • 1417Gazi Evrenos, Ottoman general (b. 1288)
  • 1492Jami, Persian poet and saint (b. 1414)
  • 1494Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher and author (b. 1463)
  • 1525Eleanor of Viseu, queen of João II of Portugal (b. 1458)
  • 1558Mary I of England (b. 1516)
  • 1558 – Reginald Pole, English cardinal and academic (b. 1500)
  • 1558 – Hugh Aston, English composer (b. 1485)
  • 1562Antoine of Navarre (b. 1518)
  • 1592John III of Sweden (b. 1537)
  • 1600Kuki Yoshitaka, Japanese commander (b. 1542)
  • 1624Jakob Böhme, German mystic (b. 1575)
  • 1632Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian field marshal (b. 1594)
  • 1643Jean-Baptiste Budes, Comte de Guébriant, French general (b. 1602)
  • 1648Thomas Ford, English viol player, composer, and poet (b. 1580)
  • 1665John Earle, English bishop (b. 1601)
  • 1668Joseph Alleine, English pastor and author (b. 1634)
  • 1690Charles de Sainte-Maure, duc de Montausier, French general and politician (b. 1610)
  • 1708Ludolf Bakhuizen, German-Dutch painter (b. 1631)
  • 1713Abraham van Riebeeck, South African-Indonesian merchant and politician, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (b. 1653)
  • 1747Alain-René Lesage, French author and playwright (b. 1668)
  • 1768Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, English lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of Great Britain (b. 1693)
  • 1776James Ferguson, Scottish astronomer and instrument maker (b. 1710)
  • 1780Bernardo Bellotto, Italian painter and illustrator (b. 1720)
  • 1796Catherine the Great, of Russia (b. 1729)
  • 1808David Zeisberger, Czech-American pastor and missionary (b. 1721)
  • 1812John Walter, English Insurance underwriter and founder of The Times newspaper (b. 1738/1739)
  • 1818Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1744)
  • 1835Carle Vernet, French painter and lithographer (b. 1758)
  • 1865James McCune Smith, American physician and author (b. 1813)
  • 1891José María Iglesias, Mexican politician and interim President (1876-1877) (b. 1823)[27]
  • 1897George Hendric Houghton, American pastor and theologian (b. 1820)
  • 1902Hugh Price Hughes, Welsh theologian and educator (b. 1847)
  • 1905Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, (b. 1817)
  • 1910Ralph Johnstone, American pilot (b. 1886)
  • 1917Auguste Rodin, French sculptor and illustrator (b. 1840)
  • 1922Robert Comtesse, Swiss lawyer and politician, 29th President of the Swiss Confederation (b. 1847)
  • 1923Eduard Bornhöhe, Estonian author (b. 1862)
  • 1924Gregory VII of Constantinople (b. 1850)
  • 1928Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian author and politician (b. 1865)
  • 1929Herman Hollerith, American statistician and businessman (b. 1860)
  • 1932Charles W. Chesnutt, American lawyer, author, and activist (b. 1858)
  • 1936Ernestine Schumann-Heink, German-American singer (b. 1861)
  • 1937Jack Worrall, Australian footballer, cricketer, and coach (b. 1860)
  • 1938Ante Trumbić, Croatian lawyer and politician, 20th Mayor of Split (b. 1864)
  • 1940Eric Gill, English sculptor and typeface designer (b. 1882)
  • 1940 – Raymond Pearl, American biologist and academic (b. 1879)
  • 1947Victor Serge, Russian historian and author (b. 1890)
  • 1954Yitzhak Lamdan, Russian-Israeli poet and journalist (b. 1899)
  • 1955James P. Johnson, American pianist and composer (b. 1894)
  • 1958Mort Cooper, American baseball player (b. 1913)
  • 1959Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian guitarist and composer (b. 1887)
  • 1968Mervyn Peake, English poet, author, and illustrator (b. 1911)
  • 1971Gladys Cooper, English actress (b. 1888)
  • 1973Mirra Alfassa, French-Indian spiritual leader (b. 1878)
  • 1976Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani, Bangladeshi scholar and politician (b. 1880)
  • 1979John Glascock, English singer and bass player (b. 1951)
  • 1982Eduard Tubin, Estonian composer and conductor (b. 1905)
  • 1986Georges Besse, French businessman (b. 1927)
  • 1987Paul Derringer, American baseball player (b. 1906)
  • 1988Sheilah Graham Westbrook, English-American actress, author, and journalist (b. 1904)
  • 1989Costabile Farace, American criminal (b. 1960)
  • 1990Robert Hofstadter, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
  • 1992Audre Lorde, American poet, essayist, memoirist, and activist (b. 1934)
  • 1993Gérard D. Levesque, Canadian lawyer and politician, 5th Deputy Premier of Quebec (b. 1926)
  • 1995Alan Hull, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1945)
  • 1998Kea Bouman, Dutch tennis player (b. 1903)
  • 1998 – Esther Rolle, American actress (b. 1920)
  • 2000Louis Néel, French physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
  • 2001Michael Karoli, German guitarist and songwriter (b. 1948)
  • 2001 – Harrison A. Williams, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician (b. 1919)
  • 2002Abba Eban, South African-Israeli soldier and politician, 3rd Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1915)
  • 2002 – Frank McCarthy, American painter and illustrator (b. 1924)
  • 2003Surjit Bindrakhia, Indian singer (b. 1962)
  • 2003 – Arthur Conley, American-Dutch singer-songwriter (b. 1946)
  • 2004Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler and manager (b. 1970)
  • 2004 – Alexander Ragulin, Russian ice hockey player (b. 1941)
  • 2005Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor and director (b. 1942)
  • 2006Ruth Brown, American singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1928)
  • 2006 – Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian footballer and manager (b. 1927)
  • 2006 – Bo Schembechler, American football player and coach (b. 1929)
  • 2007Aarne Hermlin, Estonian chess player (b. 1940)
  • 2008George Stephen Morrison, American admiral (b. 1919)
  • 2008 – Pete Newell, American basketball player and coach (b. 1915)
  • 2011Kurt Budke, American basketball player and coach (b. 1961)
  • 2012Ponty Chadha, Indian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1957)
  • 2012 – Armand Desmet, Belgian cyclist (b. 1931)
  • 2012 – Lea Gottlieb, Hungarian-Israeli fashion designer, founded the Gottex Company (b. 1918)
  • 2012 – Freddy Schmidt, American baseball player (b. 1916)
  • 2012 – Billy Scott, American singer-songwriter (b. 1942)
  • 2012 – Bal Thackeray, Indian cartoonist and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Margaret Yorke, English author (b. 1924)
  • 2013Zeke Bella, American baseball player (b. 1930)
  • 2013 – Alfred Blake, English colonel and lawyer (b. 1915)
  • 2013 – Syd Field, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1935)
  • 2013 – Doris Lessing, British novelist, poet, playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1919)
  • 2013 – Alex Marques, Portuguese footballer (b. 1993)
  • 2013 – Mary Nesbitt Wisham, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  • 2014John T. Downey, American CIA agent and judge (b. 1930)
  • 2014 – Bill Frenzel, American lieutenant and politician (b. 1928)
  • 2014 – Ray Sadecki, American baseball player (b. 1940)
  • 2014 – Patrick Suppes, American psychologist and philosopher (b. 1922)
  • 2015John Leahy, English lawyer and diplomat, High Commissioner to Australia (b. 1928)
  • 2015 – Rahim Moeini Kermanshahi, Iranian poet and songwriter (b. 1926)
  • 2019Tuka Rocha, Brazilian racing driver (b. 1982)[28]

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Acisclus
    • Aignan of Orleans
    • Elizabeth of Hungary
    • Gennadius of Constantinople (Greek Orthodox Church)
    • Gregory of Tours (Roman Catholic Church)
    • Gregory Thaumaturgus
    • Hilda of Whitby
    • Hugh of Lincoln
    • November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Students' Day
  • Martyrs' Day (Orissa, India)
  • Presidents Day (Marshall Islands)
  • Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day (Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • World Prematurity Day

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