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Events

  • 164 BCEJudas Maccabeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family, restores the Temple in Jerusalem. This event is commemorated each year by the festival of Hanukkah.
  • 235Pope Anterus succeeds Pontian as the nineteenth pope. During the persecutions of emperor Maximinus Thrax he is martyred.
  • 1009Lý Công Uẩn is enthroned as emperor of Đại Cồ Việt, founding the Lý dynasty.
  • 1386Timur of Samarkand captures and sacks the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, taking King Bagrat V of Georgia captive.
  • 1620Plymouth Colony settlers sign the Mayflower Compact (November 11, O.S.)
  • 1676 – The Danish astronomer Ole Rømer presents the first quantitative measurements of the speed of light.
  • 1783 – In Paris, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes, make the first untethered hot air balloon flight.
  • 1789North Carolina ratifies the United States Constitution and is admitted as the 12th U.S. state.
  • 1832Wabash College is founded in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
  • 1861American Civil War: Confederate President Jefferson Davis appoints Judah Benjamin Secretary of War.
  • 1877Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound.
  • 1894Port Arthur, China, falls to the Japanese, a decisive victory of the First Sino-Japanese War; Japanese troops are accused of massacring the remaining inhabitants.
  • 1902 – The Philadelphia Football Athletics defeated the Kanaweola Athletic Club of Elmira, New York, 39–0, in the first ever professional American football night game.
  • 1905Albert Einstein's paper that leads to the mass–energy equivalence formula, E = mc², is published in the journal Annalen der Physik.
  • 1910 – Sailors on board Brazil's warships including the Template:Ship, Template:Ship, and Template:Ship, violently rebel in what is now known as the Revolta da Chibata (Revolt of the Lash).
  • 1916 – Mines from SM U-73 sink the HMHS Britannic, the largest ship lost in the First World War.
  • 1918 – The Flag of Estonia, previously used by pro-independence activists, is formally adopted as the national flag of the Republic of Estonia.
  • 1918 – The Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act 1918 is passed, allowing women to stand for Parliament in the UK.
  • 1918 – A pogrom takes place in Lwów (now Lviv); over three days, at least 50 Jews and 270 Ukrainian Christians are killed by Poles.
  • 1920Irish War of Independence: In Dublin, 31 people are killed in what became known as "Bloody Sunday".
  • 1922Rebecca Latimer Felton of Georgia takes the oath of office, becoming the first female United States Senator.
  • 1927Columbine Mine massacre: Striking coal miners are allegedly attacked with machine guns by a detachment of state police dressed in civilian clothes.
  • 1942 – The completion of the Alaska Highway (also known as the Alcan Highway) is celebrated (however, the highway is not usable by standard road vehicles until 1943).
  • 1944World War II: American submarine USS Sealion sinks the Japanese battleship Kongō and Japanese destroyer Urakaze in the Formosa Strait.
  • 1945 – The United Auto Workers strike 92 General Motors plants in 50 cities to back up worker demands for a 30-percent raise.
  • 1950 – Two Canadian National Railway trains collide in northeastern British Columbia in the Canoe River train crash; the death toll is 21, with 17 of them Canadian troops bound for Korea.
  • 1953 – The Natural History Museum, London announces that the "Piltdown Man" skull, initially believed to be one of the most important fossilized hominid skulls ever found, is a hoax.
  • 1959 – American disc jockey Alan Freed, who had popularized the term "rock and roll" and music of that style, is fired from WABC-AM radio over allegations he had participated in the payola scandal.
  • 1961 – The "La Ronde" opens in Honolulu, first revolving restaurant in the United States.
  • 1962 – The Chinese People's Liberation Army declares a unilateral ceasefire in the Sino-Indian War.
  • 1964 – The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge opens to traffic. At the time it is the world's longest bridge span.
  • 1964 – Second Vatican Council: The third session of the Roman Catholic Church's ecumenical council closes.
  • 1967Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: "I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing."
  • 1969 – U.S. President Richard Nixon and Japanese Premier Eisaku Satō agree on the return of Okinawa to Japanese control in 1972. The U.S. retains rights to bases on the island, but these are to be nuclear-free.
  • 1969 – The first permanent ARPANET link is established between UCLA and SRI.
  • 1970 – Vietnam War: Operation Ivory Coast: A joint United States Air Force and Army team raids the Sơn Tây prisoner-of-war camp in an attempt to free American prisoners of war thought to be held there.
  • 1971 – Indian troops, partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas), defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.
  • 1972 – Voters in South Korea overwhelmingly approve a new constitution, giving legitimacy to Park Chung-hee and the Fourth Republic.
  • 1974 – The Birmingham pub bombings kill 21 people. The Birmingham Six are sentenced to life in prison for the crime but subsequently acquitted.
  • 1977Minister of Internal Affairs Allan Highet announces that the national anthems of New Zealand shall be the traditional anthem "God Save the Queen" and "God Defend New Zealand".
  • 1979 – The United States Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, is attacked by a mob and set on fire, killing four.
  • 1980 – A deadly fire breaks out at the MGM Grand Hotel in Paradise, Nevada (now Bally's Las Vegas). Eighty-seven people are killed and more than 650 are injured in the worst disaster in Nevada history.
  • 1985 – United States Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard is arrested for spying after being caught giving Israel classified information on Arab nations. He is subsequently sentenced to life in prison.
  • 1986 – National Security Council member Oliver North and his secretary start to shred documents allegedly implicating them in the Iran–Contra affair.
  • 1992 – A major tornado strikes the Houston, Texas area during the afternoon. Over the next two days the largest tornado outbreak ever to occur in the US during November spawns over 100 tornadoes.
  • 1995 – The Dayton Agreement is initialed at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio, ending three and a half years of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • 1996Humberto Vidal explosion: Thirty-three people die when a Humberto Vidal shoe shop in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico explodes.
  • 2002NATO invites Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to become members.
  • 2004 – The second round of the Ukrainian presidential election is held, giving rise to massive protests and controversy over the election's integrity.
  • 2004 – Dominica is hit by the most destructive earthquake in its history. The northern half of the island sustains the most damage, especially the town of Portsmouth. In neighboring Guadeloupe, one person is killed.
  • 2004 – The Paris Club agrees to write off 80% (up to $100 billion) of Iraq's external debt.
  • 2006 – Anti-Syrian Lebanese politician and government minister Pierre Gemayel is assassinated in suburban Beirut.
  • 2009 – A mine explosion in Heilongjiang, China kills 108.
  • 2012 – At least 28 are wounded after a bomb is thrown onto a bus in Tel Aviv.
  • 2013 – Fifty-four people are killed when the roof of a shopping center collapses in Riga, Latvia.
  • 2013 – Massive protests start in Ukraine after President Viktor Yanukovych suspended signing the Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement.
  • 2014 – A stampede in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe caused by the police firing tear gas kills at least eleven people and injures 40 others.
  • 2015 – The government of Belgium imposed a security lockdown on Brussels, including the closure of shops, schools, public transportation, due to potential terrorist attacks.
  • 2017Robert Mugabe formally resigns as President of Zimbabwe, after thirty-seven years in office.
  • 2019 – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is indicted on charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust.[1]

Births

  • 1495John Bale, English bishop and historian (d. 1563)
  • 1567Anne de Xainctonge, French saint, founded the Society of the Sisters of Saint Ursula of the Blessed Virgin (d. 1621)
  • 1631Catharina Questiers, Dutch poet (d. 1669)
  • 1692Carlo Innocenzo Frugoni, Italian poet and academic (d. 1768)
  • 1694Voltaire, French historian, playwright, and philosopher (d. 1778)
  • 1718Friedrich Wilhelm Marpurg, German composer, critic, and theorist (d. 1795)
  • 1729Josiah Bartlett, American physician and politician, 6th Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1795)
  • 1760Joseph Plumb Martin, American sergeant (d. 1850)
  • 1768Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologian, philosopher, and scholar (d. 1834)
  • 1785William Beaumont, American surgeon, "Father of Gastric Physiology" (d. 1853)
  • 1787Samuel Cunard, Canadian businessman, founded the Cunard Line (d. 1865)
  • 1811Ludwik Gorzkowski, Polish politician, physicist and revolutionary activist (d. 1857)[2]
  • 1811 – Zeng Guofan, Chinese general and politician, Viceroy of Liangjiang (d. 1872)
  • 1818Lewis H. Morgan, American lawyer, anthropologist, and theorist (d. 1881)
  • 1835Hetty Green, American businesswoman and financier (d. 1916)
  • 1840Victoria, Princess Royal of England (d. 1901)
  • 1851Désiré-Joseph Mercier, Belgian cardinal and theologian (d. 1926)
  • 1852Francisco Tárrega, Spanish guitarist and composer (d. 1909)
  • 1853Hussein Kamel of Egypt (d. 1917)
  • 1854Pope Benedict XV (d. 1922)
  • 1866Sigbjørn Obstfelder, Norwegian poet and author (d. 1900)
  • 1866 – Konishiki Yasokichi I, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 17th Yokozuna (d. 1914)
  • 1870Alexander Berkman, Lithuanian-American activist and author (d. 1936)
  • 1870 – Joe Darling, Australian cricketer and politician (d. 1946)
  • 1870 – Stanley Jackson, English cricketer and politician (d. 1947)
  • 1876Olav Duun, Norwegian author and educator (d. 1939)
  • 1877Sigfrid Karg-Elert, German composer and educator (d. 1933)
  • 1878Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer and politician, German Minister of Justice (d. 1949)
  • 1886Harold Nicolson, English author and politician (d. 1968)
  • 1894Cecil M. Harden, American politician (d. 1984)
  • 1897Mollie Steimer, Russian-American activist (d. 1980)
  • 1898René Magritte, Belgian painter (d. 1967)[3]
  • 1899Jobyna Ralston, American actress (d. 1967)
  • 1899 – Harekrushna Mahatab, Indian journalist and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Odisha (d. 1987)
  • 1902Foster Hewitt, Canadian sportscaster (d. 1985)
  • 1902 – Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American novelist and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)
  • 1902 – Mikhail Suslov, Russian soldier, economist, and politician (d. 1982)
  • 1904Coleman Hawkins, American saxophonist and clarinet player (d. 1969)
  • 1905Georgina Battiscombe, British biographer (d. 2006)[4]
  • 1907Buck Ram, American songwriter and music producer (d. 1991)
  • 1908Leo Politi, Italian-American author and illustrator (d. 1996)
  • 1908 – Elizabeth George Speare, American author and educator (d. 1994)
  • 1912Eleanor Powell, American actress and dancer (d. 1982)[5]
  • 1913John Boulting, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1985)
  • 1913 – Roy Boulting, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2001)
  • 1913 – Gunnar Kangro, Estonian mathematician, author, and academic (d. 1975)
  • 1914Nusret Fişek, Turkish physician and politician, Turkish Minister of Health (d. 1990)
  • 1914 – Henri Laborit, French physician and philosopher (d. 1995)
  • 1915Norm Smith, Australian footballer and coach (d. 1973)
  • 1916Sid Luckman, American football player and soldier (d. 1998)
  • 1919Paul Bogart, American director and producer (d. 2012)
  • 1920Ralph Meeker, American actor (d. 1988)
  • 1920 – Stan Musial, American baseball player and manager (d. 2013)[6]
  • 1921Donald Sheldon, American pilot (d. 1975)
  • 1922Abe Lemons, American basketball player and coach (d. 2002)
  • 1924Joseph Campanella, American actor (d. 2018)
  • 1924 – Milka Planinc, Yugoslav politician, 28th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (d. 2010)
  • 1924 – Christopher Tolkien, English author and academic (d. 2020)[7]
  • 1925Veljko Kadijević, Croatian general and politician, 5th Federal Secretary of People's Defence (d. 2014)
  • 1926William Wakefield Baum, American cardinal (d. 2015)
  • 1927Georgia Frontiere, American businesswoman (d. 2008)
  • 1929Marilyn French, American author and academic (d. 2009)
  • 1929 – Laurier LaPierre, Canadian historian, journalist, and politician (d. 2012)
  • 1930Marjan Rožanc, Slovenian journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1990)
  • 1931Lewis Binford, American archaeologist and academic (d. 2011)
  • 1931 – Revaz Dogonadze, Georgian chemist and physicist (d. 1985)
  • 1931 – Stanley Kalms, Baron Kalms, English businessman
  • 1931 – Malcolm Williamson, Australian pianist and composer (d. 2003)
  • 1932Beryl Bainbridge, English author and screenwriter (d. 2010)
  • 1932 – Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Danish composer (d. 2016)
  • 1933Henry Hartsfield, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2014)
  • 1933 – Etta Zuber Falconer, American educator and mathematician (d. 2002)
  • 1933 – Jean Shepard, American country music singer-songwriter (d. 2016)
  • 1934Laurence Luckinbill, American actor, director, and playwright
  • 1934 – Peter Philpott, Australian cricketer
  • 1936Victor Chang, Chinese-Australian surgeon (d. 1991)
  • 1937Ingrid Pitt, Polish-English actress (d. 2010)
  • 1937 – Marlo Thomas, American actress, producer, and activist
  • 1939R. Budd Dwyer, American educator and politician, 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1940Freddy Beras-Goico, Dominican comedian and television host (d. 2010)
  • 1940 – Richard Marcinko, American commander and author
  • 1940 – Natalia Makarova, Russian ballerina, choreographer, and actress
  • 1941Juliet Mills, English-American actress
  • 1941 – David Porter, American songwriter, musician, and producer
  • 1942Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, German educator and politician
  • 1943Phil Bredesen, American businessman and politician, 48th Governor of Tennessee
  • 1943 – Jacques Laffite, French race car driver and sportscaster
  • 1944Dick Durbin, American lawyer and politician
  • 1944 – Earl Monroe, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1944 – Harold Ramis, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
  • 1945Goldie Hawn, American actress, singer, and producer
  • 1948Michel Suleiman, Lebanese general and politician, 16th President of Lebanon
  • 1948 – George Zimmer, American businessman, founded Men's Wearhouse
  • 1948 – Lonnie Jordan, American singer-songwriter
  • 1948 – Alphonse Mouzon, American jazz drummer (d. 2016)
  • 1950Gary Pihl, American guitarist Boston
  • 1950 – Hisham Barakat, Egyptian lawyer and judge (d. 2015)
  • 1950 – Livingston Taylor, American singer-songwriter and musician
  • 1952Mervyn Davies, Baron Davies of Abersoch, Welsh banker and politician
  • 1952 – Janne Kristiansen, Norwegian lawyer and jurist
  • 1952 – Lorna Luft, American actress and singer
  • 1953Tina Brown, English-American journalist and author
  • 1954Fiona Pitt-Kethley, English journalist, author, and poet
  • 1955Peter Koppes, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1955 – Cedric Maxwell, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1955 – Glenn Ridge, Australian radio and television host and producer
  • 1956Cherry Jones, American actress
  • 1959Sergei Ratnikov, Estonian footballer and manager
  • 1960Mark Bailey, English rugby player, author, and educator
  • 1960 – Brian McNamara, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1960 – Brian Ritchie, American bass player and songwriter
  • 1961João Domingos Pinto, Portuguese footballer and manager
  • 1962Steven Curtis Chapman, American Christian music singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, actor, author, and social activist
  • 1962 – Alan Smith, English football player
  • 1963Dave Molyneux, Manx motorcycle racer
  • 1963 – Nicollette Sheridan, English actress
  • 1964Shane Douglas, American wrestler and manager
  • 1964 – Liza Tarbuck, English actress, television & radio presenter
  • 1964 – Charles Dunstone, English businessman, co-founded Carphone Warehouse
  • 1964 – Olden Polynice, Haitian-American basketball player and coach
  • 1964 – Stefan Sonnenfeld, American businessman, co-founded Company 3
  • 1965Björk, Icelandic singer-songwriter
  • 1965 – Reggie Lewis, American basketball player (d. 1993)
  • 1966Troy Aikman, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1966 – Evgeny Bareev, Russian chess player and coach
  • 1966 – Thanasis Kolitsidakis, Greek footballer
  • 1967Ken Block, American race car driver
  • 1967 – Tripp Cromer, American baseball player
  • 1967 – Toshihiko Koga, Japanese martial artist
  • 1967 – Amanda Lepore, American model and singer
  • 1968Andrew Caddick, New Zealand-English cricketer
  • 1968 – Alex James, English singer-songwriter, bass player
  • 1968 – Antonio Tarver, American boxer, sportscaster, and actor
  • 1969Ken Griffey Jr., American baseball player and actor
  • 1970Karen Davila, Filipino journalist
  • 1970 – Justin Langer, Australian cricketer and coach
  • 1971Michael Strahan, American football player, actor, and talk show host
  • 1972Rich Johnston, English author and critic
  • 1972 – Rain Phoenix, American actress and singer
  • 1972Darrell Cavens, Canadian co-founder and former CEO of e-commerce company Zulily
  • 1976Mihaela Botezan, Romanian long-distance runner[8]
  • 1976 – Saleem Elahi, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1976 – Martin Meichelbeck, German footballer
  • 1976 – Daniel Whiston, English figure skater
  • 1976 – Michael Wilson, Australian footballer
  • 1977Michael Batiste, American former professional basketball player
  • 1977 – Yolande James, Canadian lawyer and politician
  • 1977 – Jonas Jennings, American football player
  • 1978Daniel Bradshaw, Australian footballer
  • 1978 – Lucía Jiménez, Spanish actress and singer
  • 1979Vincenzo Iaquinta, Italian footballer
  • 1979 – Stromile Swift, American basketball player
  • 1979 – Alex Tanguay, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980Hank Blalock, American baseball player
  • 1980 – Alec Brownstein, American author and director
  • 1980 – Leonardo González, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1981Wesley Britt, American football player
  • 1981 – Ainārs Kovals, Latvian javelin thrower
  • 1981 – Jonny Magallón, Mexican footballer
  • 1982Ioana Ciolacu, Romanian fashion designer
  • 1982 – Georgios Kalogiannidis, Greek archer
  • 1983Jamie Langley, English rugby player
  • 1984Álvaro Bautista, Spanish motorcycle racer
  • 1984 – Jena Malone, American actress and singer
  • 1985Carly Rae Jepsen, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1985 – Jesús Navas, Spanish footballer
  • 1985 – Nicola Silvestri, Italian footballer
  • 1986Colleen Ballinger, American comedian, actress, and singer
  • 1986 – Ben Bishop, American ice hockey player
  • 1986 – Kristof Goddaert, Belgian cyclist (d. 2014)
  • 1987Stefan Glarner, Swiss footballer
  • 1987 – Eesha Karavade, Indian chess player
  • 1988Len Väljas, Canadian skier
  • 1988 – Preston Zimmerman, American soccer player
  • 1989Will Buckley, English footballer
  • 1989 – Dárvin Chávez, Mexican footballer
  • 1989 – Justin Tucker, American football player
  • 1989Fabian Delph, English footballer
  • 1990Dani King, English cyclist
  • 1990 – Georgie Twigg, English field hockey player
  • 1991Almaz Ayana, Ethiopian sprinter
  • 1991 – Lewis Dunk, English footballer
  • 1991 – Peni Terepo, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1992Conor Maynard, English singer-songwriter
  • 1994Saúl Ñíguez, Spanish footballer

Deaths

  • 615Columbanus, Irish missionary and saint (b. 543)
  • 933Al-Tahawi, Arab imam and scholar (b. 853)
  • 1011Reizei, emperor of Japan (b. 950)
  • 1136William de Corbeil, English archbishop (b. 1070)
  • 1150García Ramírez of Navarre (b. 1112)
  • 1325Yury of Moscow, Prince of Moscow and Vladimir
  • 1361Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1346)
  • 1555Georgius Agricola, German mineralogist, philologist, and scholar (b. 1490)
  • 1566Annibale Caro, Italian poet and author (b. 1507)
  • 1579Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier (b. 1519)
  • 1639Henry Grey, 8th Earl of Kent, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire (b. 1583)
  • 1652Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (b. 1585)
  • 1695Henry Purcell, English organist and composer (b. 1659)
  • 1775John Hill, English botanist and author (b. 1719)
  • 1782Jacques de Vaucanson, French engineer (b. 1709)
  • 1811Heinrich von Kleist, German poet and author (b. 1777)
  • 1844Ivan Krylov, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1769)
  • 1859Yoshida Shōin, Japanese academic and politician (b. 1830)
  • 1861Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, French priest and activist (b. 1802)
  • 1870Karel Jaromír Erben, Czech historian and poet (b. 1811)
  • 1874Marià Fortuny, Spanish painter (b. 1838)
  • 1881Ami Boué, German-Austrian geologist and ethnographer (b. 1794)
  • 1899Garret Hobart, American lawyer and politician, 24th Vice President of the United States (b. 1844)
  • 1907Harry Boyle, Australian cricketer (b. 1847)
  • 1907 – Paula Modersohn-Becker, German painter (b. 1876)
  • 1908Carl Friedrich Schmidt, German-Russian geologist and botanist (b. 1832)
  • 1909Peder Severin Krøyer, Norwegian-Danish painter (b. 1851)
  • 1916Franz Joseph I of Austria (b. 1830)
  • 1922Ricardo Flores Magón, Mexican journalist and activist (b. 1874)
  • 1926Edward Cummins, American golfer (b. 1886)
  • 1928Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line (b. 1858)
  • 1934John Scaddan, Australian politician, 10th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1876)
  • 1938Leopold Godowsky, Polish-American pianist and composer (b. 1870)
  • 1941Henrietta Vinton Davis, American actress and playwright (b. 1860)
  • 1942Count Leopold Berchtold, Austrian-Hungarian politician, Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary (b. 1863)
  • 1942 – J. B. M. Hertzog, South African general and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of South Africa (b. 1866)
  • 1945Robert Benchley, American humorist, newspaper columnist, and actor (b. 1889)
  • 1945 – Al Davis, American boxer (b. 1920)
  • 1945 – Ellen Glasgow, American author (b. 1873)
  • 1945 – Alexander Patch, American general (b. 1889)
  • 1947William McCormack, Australian politician, 22nd Premier of Queensland (b. 1879)
  • 1953Felice Bonetto, Italian race car driver (b. 1903)
  • 1953 – António Cabreira, Portuguese polygraph (b. 1868)[9]
  • 1953 – Larry Shields, American clarinet player and composer (b. 1893)
  • 1957Francis Burton Harrison, American general and politician, 6th Governor-General of the Philippines (b. 1873)
  • 1958Mel Ott, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster (b. 1909)
  • 1959Max Baer, American boxer, referee, and actor (b. 1909)
  • 1962Frank Amyot, Canadian canoeist (b. 1904)[10]
  • 1963Artur Lemba, Estonian composer and educator (b. 1885)
  • 1963 – Robert Stroud, American ornithologist and author (b. 1890)
  • 1964Catherine Bauer Wurster, American architect and public housing advocate (b. 1905)[11]
  • 1967C. M. Eddy, Jr., American author (b. 1896)
  • 1970Newsy Lalonde, Canadian lacrosse and ice hockey player (b. 1887)
  • 1970 – C. V. Raman, Indian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
  • 1973Thomas Pelly, American lawyer and politician (b. 1902)
  • 1974John B. Gambling, American radio host (b. 1897)
  • 1974 – Frank Martin, Swiss-Dutch pianist and composer (b. 1890)
  • 1975Gunnar Gunnarsson, Icelandic author (b. 1889)
  • 1980Sara García, Mexican actress (b. 1895)
  • 1981Harry von Zell, American actor and comedian (b. 1906)
  • 1982John Hargrave, English activist and author (b. 1894)
  • 1984Ben Wilson, American basketball player (b. 1967)
  • 1986Jerry Colonna, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904)
  • 1988Carl Hubbell, American baseball player and scout (b. 1903)
  • 1989Harvey Hart, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
  • 1989 – Margot Zemach, American author and illustrator (b. 1931)
  • 1990Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler and referee (b. 1954)
  • 1991Sonny Werblin, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1907)
  • 1992Kaysone Phomvihane, Laotian soldier and politician, 2nd President of Laos (b. 1920)
  • 1992 – Ricky Williams, American singer-songwriter and drummer (b. 1956)
  • 1993Bill Bixby, American actor (b. 1934)
  • 1994Willem Jacob Luyten, Dutch-American astronomer and academic (b. 1899)
  • 1995Peter Grant, English actor and manager (b. 1935)
  • 1995 – Noel Jones, Indian-English diplomat, British ambassador to Kazakhstan (b. 1940)
  • 1996Bernard Rose, English organist and composer (b 1916)
  • 1996 – Abdus Salam, Pakistani-English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)
  • 1999Quentin Crisp, English actor, author, and illustrator (b. 1908)
  • 2000Ernest Lluch, Spanish economist and politician (b. 1937)
  • 2002Hadda Brooks, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1916)
  • 2005Alfred Anderson, Scottish soldier (b. 1896)
  • 2005 – Hugh Sidey, American journalist and academic (b. 1927)
  • 2006Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Somalian-Djiboutian politician, 1st President of Djibouti (b. 1916)
  • 2006 – Pierre Amine Gemayel, Lebanese lawyer and politician (b. 1972)
  • 2007Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
  • 2007 – Tom Johnson, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1928)
  • 2007 – Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1931)
  • 2009Konstantin Feoktistov, Russian engineer and astronaut (b. 1926)
  • 2010Norris Church Mailer, American author (b. 1949)
  • 2010 – David Nolan, American activist and politician (b. 1943)
  • 2010 – Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American painter and author, co-founded the DuSable Museum of African American History (b. 1917)
  • 2011Anne McCaffrey, American science fiction and fantasy author (b. 1926)
  • 2012Emily Squires, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1941)
  • 2012 – Austin Peralta, American pianist (b. 1990)
  • 2013John Egerton, American journalist and author (b. 1935)
  • 2013 – Fred Kavli, Norwegian-American businessman and philanthropist, founded The Kavli Foundation (b. 1927)
  • 2013 – Dimitri Mihalas, American astronomer and author (b. 1939)
  • 2013 – Vern Mikkelsen, American basketball player and coach (b. 1928)
  • 2013 – Bernard Parmegiani, French composer (b. 1927)
  • 2013 – Tôn Thất Đính, Vietnamese general (b. 1926)
  • 2013 – Maurice Vachon, Canadian-American wrestler (b. 1929)
  • 2014John H. Land, American soldier and politician (b. 1920)
  • 2014 – Robert Richardson, English general (b. 1929)
  • 2015Gil Cardinal, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1950)
  • 2015 – Ameen Faheem, Indian-Pakistani poet and politician (b. 1939)
  • 2015 – Bob Foster, American boxer and police officer (b. 1938)
  • 2015 – Anthony Read, English screenwriter and producer (b. 1935)
  • 2015 – Joseph Silverstein, American violinist and conductor (b. 1932)
  • 2016Hassan Sadpara, Pakistani mountaineer and adventurer (b. 1963)
  • 2017David Cassidy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)

Holidays and observances

  • Air Assault Forces Day (Ukraine)
  • Armed Forces Day (Bangladesh)
  • Armed Forces Day (Greece)
  • Christian feast days:
    • Amelberga of Susteren
    • Digain
    • Maurus of Parentium
    • Pope Gelasius I
    • Franciszka Siedliska
    • Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    • Rufus of Rome (no. 7 in list)
    • William Byrd, John Merbecke and Thomas Tallis (Episcopal Church (USA))
    • November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • General Framework Agreement Day (Republika Srpska)
  • World Television Day (United Nations observance)

References

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