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Events

  • 1429Armagnac–Burgundian Civil War: Joan of Arc liberates Saint-Pierre-le-Moûtier.
  • 1501Catherine of Aragon (later Henry VIII's first wife) meets Arthur Tudor, Henry VIII's older brother – they would later marry.
  • 1576Eighty Years' War: In Flanders, Spain captures Antwerp (after three days the city is nearly destroyed).
  • 1677 – The future Mary II of England marries William, Prince of Orange; they later jointly reign as William and Mary.
  • 1737 – The Teatro di San Carlo, the oldest working opera house in Europe, is inaugurated in Naples, Italy.
  • 1780 – The Rebellion of Túpac Amaru II against Spanish rule in the Viceroyalty of Peru begins.
  • 1783Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 36 is performed for the first time in Linz, Austria.
  • 1791Northwest Indian War: The Western Confederacy of American Indians wins a major victory over the United States in the Battle of the Wabash.
  • 1798 – Beginning of the Russo-Ottoman siege of Corfu.
  • 1839Newport Rising: The last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain.
  • 1847 – Sir James Young Simpson, a Scottish physician, discovers the anaesthetic properties of chloroform.
  • 1852Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, becomes the prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, which soon expands to become Italy.
  • 1864American Civil War: Confederate troops bombard a Union supply base and destroy millions of dollars in material at the Battle of Johnsonville.
  • 1868Camagüey, Cuba, revolts against Spain during the Ten Years' War.
  • 1890City and South London Railway: London's first deep-level tube railway opens between King William Street and Stockwell.
  • 1918World War I: The Armistice of Villa Giusti between Italy and Austria-Hungary is implemented.
  • 1921 – The Saalschutz Abteilung (hall defense detachment) of the Nazi Party is renamed the Sturmabteilung (storm detachment) after a large riot in Munich.
  • 1921 – Japanese Prime Minister Hara Takashi is assassinated in Tokyo.
  • 1922 – In Egypt, British archaeologist Howard Carter and his men find the entrance to Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
  • 1924Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming becomes the first female elected as governor in the United States.
  • 1939World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders the United States Customs Service to implement the Neutrality Act of 1939, allowing cash-and-carry purchases of weapons by belligerents.
  • 1942 – World War II: Disobeying a direct order by Adolf Hitler, General Field Marshal Erwin Rommel begins a retreat of his forces after a costly defeat during the Second Battle of El Alamein. The retreat would ultimately last five months.
  • 1944 – World War II: The 7th Macedonian Liberation Brigade liberates Bitola for the Allies.
  • 1952 – The United States government establishes the National Security Agency, or NSA.
  • 1956Soviet troops enter Hungary to end the Hungarian revolution against the Soviet Union that started on October 23. Thousands are killed, more are wounded, and nearly a quarter million leave the country.
  • 1960 – At the Kasakela Chimpanzee Community in Tanzania, Dr. Jane Goodall observes chimpanzees creating tools, the first-ever observation in non-human animals.
  • 1962 – The United States concludes Operation Fishbowl, its final above-ground nuclear weapons testing series, in anticipation of the 1963 Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
  • 1966 – The Arno River floods Florence, Italy, to a maximum depth of Script error: No such module "convert"., leaving thousands homeless and destroying millions of masterpieces of art and rare books. Also Venice was submerged on the same day at its record all-time acqua alta of Script error: No such module "convert"..
  • 1970Vietnam War: The United States turns over control of the air base at Bình Thủy in the Mekong Delta to South Vietnam.
  • 1970 – Salvador Allende takes office as President of Chile, the first Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through open elections.
  • 1973 – The Netherlands experiences the first Car-Free Sunday caused by the 1973 oil crisis. Highways are used only by cyclists and roller skaters.
  • 1979Iran hostage crisis: A group of Iranian college students overruns the U.S. embassy in Tehran and takes 90 hostages.
  • 1980Ronald Reagan is elected the 40th President of The United States, defeating incumbent Jimmy Carter.
  • 1993China Airlines Flight 605, a brand-new 747-400, overruns the runway at Kai Tak Airport.
  • 1995Israel-Palestinian conflict: Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated by an extremist Israeli.
  • 2002 – Chinese authorities arrest cyber-dissident He Depu for signing a pro-democracy letter to the 16th Communist Party Congress.
  • 2008Barack Obama becomes the first person of biracial or African-American descent to be elected President of the United States.
  • 2010Aero Caribbean Flight 883 crashes into Guasimal, Sancti Spíritus. All 68 passengers and crew are killed.
  • 2010 – Qantas Flight 32, an Airbus A380, suffers an uncontained engine failure over Indonesia shortly after taking off from Singapore, crippling the jet. The crew manage to safely return to Singapore, saving all 469 passengers and crew.
  • 2015 – A cargo plane crashes shortly after takeoff from Juba International Airport in Juba, South Sudan, killing at least 37 people.[1][2]
  • 2015 – A building collapses in the Pakistani city of Lahore resulting in at least 45 deaths, and at least 100 injured.

Births

  • 1448Alfonso II of Naples (d. 1495)
  • 1512Hu Zongxian, Chinese general (d. 1565)
  • 1553Roger Wilbraham, Solicitor-General for Ireland (d. 1616)
  • 1575Guido Reni, Italian painter and illustrator (d. 1642)
  • 1592Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter (d. 1656)
  • 1631Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (d. 1660)
  • 1640Carlo Mannelli, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1697)
  • 1649Samuel Carpenter, Deputy Governor of colonial Pennsylvania (d. 1714)
  • 1650William III of England, Prince of Orange, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (d. 1702)
  • 1661Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine, German son of Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (d. 1742)
  • 1740Augustus Toplady, English cleric and hymn writer (d. 1778)
  • 1765Pierre-Simon Girard, French mathematician and engineer (d. 1836)
  • 1809Benjamin Robbins Curtis, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1874)
  • 1816Stephen Johnson Field, American lawyer and jurist 5th Chief Justice of California (d. 1899)
  • 1821Thomas Keefer, Canadian engineer and businessman (d. 1915)
  • 1836Henry J. Lutcher, American businessman (d. 1912)
  • 1840William Giblin, Australian politician, 13th Premier of Tasmania (d. 1887)
  • 1853Anna Bayerová, Czech physician (d. 1924)
  • 1862Rasmus Rasmussen, Norwegian actor and director (d. 1932)
  • 1868La Belle Otero, Spanish actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1965)
  • 1873Kyōka Izumi, Japanese author, poet, and playwright (d. 1939)
  • 1874Charles Despiau, French sculptor (d. 1946)
  • 1879Will Rogers, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1935)
  • 1883Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek general and politician 135th Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1953)
  • 1884Harry Ferguson, Irish engineer, invented the tractor (d. 1960)
  • 1887Alfred Lee Loomis, American physicist and philanthropist (d. 1975)
  • 1889Alton Adams, American composer and bandleader (d. 1987)
  • 1890Klabund, German author and poet (d. 1928)
  • 1896Carlos P. Garcia, Filipino lawyer and politician, 8th President of the Philippines (d. 1971)
  • 1897Dolly Stark, American baseball player and umpire (d. 1968)
  • 1900Lucrețiu Pătrășcanu, Romanian sociologist and activist (d. 1954)
  • 1901Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist, author, and academic (d. 1974)
  • 1904Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish engineer, technician, and academic (d. 1967)
  • 1905Dragutin Tadijanović, Croatian poet and translator (d. 2007)
  • 1906Sterling North, American author and critic (d. 1974)
  • 1908Stanley Cortez, American cinematographer and photographer (d. 1997)
  • 1908 – Joseph Rotblat, Polish-English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2005)
  • 1909Evelyn Bryan Johnson, American colonel and pilot (d. 2012)
  • 1909 – Bert Patenaude, American soccer player (d. 1974)
  • 1909 – Skeeter Webb, American baseball player and manager (d. 1986)
  • 1911Dixie Lee, American actress and singer (d. 1952)
  • 1912Vadim Salmanov, Russian pianist and composer (d. 1978)
  • 1912 – Carlos "Botong" Francisco, Filipino painter (d. 1969)
  • 1912 – Giff Vivian, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1983)
  • 1913Gig Young, American actor (d. 1978)
  • 1914Carlos Castillo Armas, Authoritarian ruler of Guatemala (1954-1957) (d. 1957)
  • 1915Marguerite Patten, English economist and author (d. 2015)
  • 1915 – Ismail Abdul Rahman, Malaysian politician (d. 1973)
  • 1916John Basilone, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1945)
  • 1916 – Walter Cronkite, American journalist, voice actor, and producer (d. 2009)
  • 1916 – Ruth Handler, American businesswoman, created Barbie (d. 2002)
  • 1918Art Carney, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1918 – Cameron Mitchell, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1919Martin Balsam, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1996)
  • 1919 – Eric Thompson, English race car driver and businessman (d. 2015)
  • 1921Mary Sherman Morgan, American scientist and engineer (d. 2004)
  • 1922Benno Besson, Swiss-German actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2006)
  • 1923Freddy Heineken, Dutch businessman (d. 2002)
  • 1923 – Howie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and politician
  • 1923 – Eugene Sledge, American soldier, author, and academic (d. 2001)
  • 1925Gamani Corea, Sri Lankan economist and diplomat (d. 2013)
  • 1925 – Doris Roberts, American actress (d. 2016)
  • 1926Carlos "Patato" Valdes, Cuban-American conga player and composer (d. 2007)
  • 1928Larry Bunker, American drummer and vibraphone player (d. 2005)
  • 1928 – Hannah Weiner, American poet and author (d. 1997)
  • 1928 – Eugenio Lopez Jr., Filipino businessman and chairman of the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (d. 1999)
  • 1929Anastasios of Albania, Greek-Albanian archbishop
  • 1929 – Shakuntala Devi, Indian mathematician and astrologer (d. 2013)
  • 1930James E. Brewton, American painter (d. 1967)
  • 1930 – Ranjit Roy Chaudhury, Indian pharmacologist and academic (d. 2015)
  • 1930 – Dick Groat, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1930 – Frank J. Prial, American journalist and author (d. 2012)
  • 1931Bernard Francis Law, Mexican-American cardinal (d. 2017)
  • 1932Thomas Klestil, Austrian politician and diplomat, 10th President of Austria (d. 2004)
  • 1932 – Tommy Makem, Irish singer-songwriter (d. 2007)
  • 1933Tito Francona, American baseball player (d. 2018)
  • 1933 – Charles K. Kao, Chinese physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2018)
  • 1933 – C. Odumegwu Ojukwu, Nigerian colonel and politician, President of Biafra (d. 2011)
  • 1935Barry Crocker, Australian singer, actor, and television host
  • 1935 – Elgar Howarth, English conductor and composer
  • 1936C. K. Williams, American poet, critic, and translator (d. 2015)
  • 1937Loretta Swit, American actress and singer
  • 1937 – Michael Wilson, Canadian academic and politician, 31st Canadian Minister of Finance (d. 2019)
  • 1939Gail E. Haley, American author and illustrator
  • 1939 – Michael Meacher, English academic and politician, Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (d. 2015)
  • 1940Delbert McClinton, American singer-songwriter
  • 1940 – Marlène Jobert, French actress, singer, and author
  • 1941Kafi Benz, American conservationist, environmentalist, historic preservationist, author, artist, community leader
  • 1941 – Lyndall Gordon, South African-English author and academic
  • 1942Patricia Bath, American ophthalmologist and academic (d. 2019)
  • 1943Clark Graebner, American tennis player
  • 1943 – Bob Wollek, French race car driver and skier (d. 2001)
  • 1946Laura Bush, American educator and librarian, 45th First Lady of the United States
  • 1946 – Frederick Elmes, American cinematographer
  • 1946 – Robert Mapplethorpe, American photographer (d. 1989)
  • 1947Jerry Fleck, American actor, director, and production manager (d. 2003)
  • 1947 – Rod Marsh, Australian cricketer and coach
  • 1947 – Ali Özgentürk, Turkish director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1947 – Alexei Ulanov, Russian figure skater
  • 1947 – Ludmila Velikova, Russian figure skater and coach
  • 1948Alexis Hunter, New Zealand-English painter and photographer (d. 2014)
  • 1948 – Amadou Toumani Touré, Malian soldier and politician, President of Mali
  • 1949Garo Aida, Japanese photographer and author
  • 1950Charles Frazier, American novelist
  • 1950 – Markie Post, American actress
  • 1950 – Nik Powell, English businessman, co-founded Virgin Group
  • 1951Traian Băsescu, Romanian captain and politician, 4th President of Romania
  • 1952Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria
  • 1953Mick Buckley, English footballer (d. 2013)
  • 1953 – P. J. Carey, American baseball player and manager (d. 2012)
  • 1953 – Carlos Gutierrez, Cuban-American businessman and politician, 35th United States Secretary of Commerce
  • 1953 – Peter Lord, English animator, director, and producer, co-founded Aardman Animations
  • 1953 – Van Stephenson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2001)
  • 1953 – Jacques Villeneuve, Canadian race car driver
  • 1954Chris Difford, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1955Alhaj Moulana Ghousavi Shah, Indian author, poet, and scholar
  • 1955 – Matti Vanhanen, Finnish journalist and politician, 40th Prime Minister of Finland
  • 1956Tom Greenhalgh, Swedish singer-songwriter
  • 1956 – James Honeyman-Scott, English guitarist and songwriter (d. 1982)
  • 1956 – Jordan Rudess, American keyboard player and songwriter
  • 1957Tony Abbott, English-Australian scholar and politician, 28th Prime Minister of Australia
  • 1957 – Richard Harrington, English businessman and politician
  • 1957 – Aleksandr Tkachyov, Russian gymnast and coach
  • 1958Lee Jasper, English activist and politician
  • 1958 – Anne Sweeney, American businesswoman
  • 1959Ken Kirzinger, Canadian actor and stuntman
  • 1960Marc Awodey, American painter and poet (d. 2012)
  • 1960 – Kathy Griffin, American comedian and actress
  • 1961Daron Hagen, American pianist, composer, and conductor
  • 1961 – Edward Knight, American composer and academic
  • 1961 – Ralph Macchio, American actor
  • 1961 – Jeff Probst, American television host and producer
  • 1961 – Steve Rotheram, English politician, Lord Mayor of Liverpool
  • 1961 – Nigel Worthington, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • 1962Arvo Volmer, Estonian conductor
  • 1963Marc Déry, Canadian singer and guitarist
  • 1963 – Michel Therrien, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1963 – Lena Zavaroni, Scottish singer and television host (d. 1999)
  • 1964Yūko Mizutani, Japanese voice actress and singer (d. 2016)
  • 1965Wayne Static, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)
  • 1967Daisuke Asakura, Japanese songwriter and producer
  • 1967 – Yılmaz Erdoğan, Turkish actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1967 – Eric Karros, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1967 – Asif Mujtaba, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1968Matthew Tobin Anderson, American author, critic, and educator
  • 1968 – Carlos Baerga, Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach
  • 1968 – Lee Germon, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1969Sean Combs, American rapper, producer, and actor
  • 1969 – Matthew McConaughey, American actor and producer
  • 1970Tim DeBoom, American triathlete
  • 1970 – Malena Ernman, Swedish soprano
  • 1970 – Tony Sly, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2012)
  • 1971Gregory Porter, American jazz singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1971 – Tabu, Indian actress
  • 1972Luís Figo, Portuguese footballer and sportscaster
  • 1975Éric Fichaud, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1975 – Eduard Koksharov, Russian handball player
  • 1975 – Mikki Moore, American basketball player
  • 1975 – Orlando Pace, American football player
  • 1975 – Lorenzen Wright, American basketball player (d. 2010)
  • 1976Daniel Bahr, German banker and politician, German Federal Minister of Health
  • 1976 – Bruno Junqueira, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1976 – Mario Melchiot, Dutch footballer
  • 1976 – Kenji Osawa, Japanese mixed martial artist
  • 1976 – James Dale Ritchie, American serial killer (d. 2016)
  • 1976 – Makoto Tamada, Japanese motorcycle racer
  • 1976 – Peter Van Houdt, Belgian footballer
  • 1977Larry Bigbie, American baseball player
  • 1978John Grabow, American baseball player
  • 1980Jerry Collins, Samoan-New Zealand rugby player (d. 2015)
  • 1980 – Richard Owens, American football player and coach
  • 1980 – Dan Stoenescu, Romanian career diplomat, political scientist, journalist, and essayist
  • 1981Guy Martin, English motorcycle racer
  • 1981 – Vince Wilfork, American football player
  • 1982Devin Hester, American football player
  • 1982 – Kamila Skolimowska, Polish hammer thrower (d. 2009)
  • 1983Anton Buslov, Russian astrophysicist and journalist (d. 2014)
  • 1984Dustin Brown, American ice hockey player
  • 1984 – Ayila Yussuf, Nigerian footballer
  • 1985Marcell Jansen, German footballer
  • 1985 – Miki Miyamura, Japanese tennis player
  • 1986Suhas Gopinath, Indian businessman
  • 1986 – Alexz Johnson, Canadian actress and singer-songwriter
  • 1986 – Szymon Pawłowski, Polish footballer
  • 1986 – Adrian Zaugg, South African race car driver
  • 1987Tim Breukers, Dutch footballer
  • 1987 – Laura Geitz, Australian netball player
  • 1987 – Artur Jędrzejczyk, Polish footballer
  • 1988David Mead, Papua New Guinean rugby league player
  • 1988 – Dez Bryant, American football player
  • 1988 – Nathan Ross, Australian rugby league player
  • 1990Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Canadian actor
  • 1991Alon Day, Israeli race car driver[3]
  • 1991 – Lesley Kerkhove, Dutch tennis player
  • 1992Julian Wießmeier, German footballer
  • 1992 – Yurii Bieliaiev, Belarusian ice dancer
  • 1992 – Hiroki Nakada, Japanese footballer
  • 1993Elisabeth Seitz, German gymnast
  • 1994Billy Stanlake, Australian cricketer
  • 1996Kaitlin Hawayek, American ice dancer
  • 1996 – Michael Christian Martinez, Filipino figure skater
  • 1996 – John Olive, Australian rugby league player
  • 1997Bea Binene, Filipina television actress

Deaths

  • 604Yohl Ik'nal, Mayan queen
  • 915Zhang, Chinese empress (b. 892)
  • 1035Jaromír, duke of Bohemia
  • 1203Dirk VII, Count of Holland
  • 1212Felix of Valois, French saint (b. 1127)
  • 1360Elizabeth de Clare, English noblewoman (b. 1295)[4]
  • 1411Khalil Sultan of Timurid (b. 1384)
  • 1428Sophia of Bavaria, queen of Bohemia (b. 1376)
  • 1485Françoise d'Amboise, duchess of Brittany (b. 1427)
  • 1576John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester (b. c. 1510)
  • 1581Mathurin Romegas, rival Grandmaster of the Knights Hospitaller (b. c.1525)
  • 1652Jean-Charles della Faille, Flemish priest and mathematician (b. 1597)
  • 1658Antoine Le Maistre, French lawyer and author (b. 1608)
  • 1669Johannes Cocceius, Dutch theologian and academic (b. 1603)
  • 1698Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician and mathematician (b. 1625)
  • 1702John Benbow, English admiral (b. 1653)
  • 1704Andreas Acoluthus, German orientalist and scholar (b. 1654)
  • 1781Johann Nikolaus Götz, German poet and songwriter (b. 1721)
  • 1801William Shippen, American physician and anatomist (b. 1712)
  • 1847Felix Mendelssohn, German pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1809)
  • 1847 – Thiệu Trị, Vietnamese emperor (b. 1807)
  • 1856Paul Delaroche, French painter and educator (b. 1797)
  • 1886James Martin, Irish-Australian politician, 6th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1820)
  • 1893Pierre Tirard, Swiss-French engineer and politician, 54th Prime Minister of France (b. 1827)
  • 1895Eugene Field, American journalist, author, and poet (b. 1850)
  • 1906John H. Ketcham, American general and politician (b. 1832)
  • 1918Wilfred Owen, English lieutenant and poet (b. 1893)
  • 1921Hara Takashi, Japanese politician, 10th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1856)
  • 1924Richard Conner, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1843)
  • 1924 – Gabriel Fauré, French pianist, composer, and educator (b. 1845)
  • 1930Akiyama Yoshifuru, Japanese general (b. 1859)
  • 1930 – Buddy Bolden, American cornet player and bandleader (b. 1877)
  • 1931Luigi Galleani, Italian theorist and activist (b. 1861)
  • 1940Arthur Rostron, English captain (b. 1869)
  • 1946Rüdiger von der Goltz, German general (b. 1865)
  • 1948Albert Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield, English businessman and politician, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (b. 1874)
  • 1950Grover Cleveland Alexander, American baseball player and coach (b. 1887)
  • 1954Stig Dagerman, Swedish journalist and writer (b. 1923)
  • 1955Robert E. Sherwood, American playwright and screenwriter (b. 1896)
  • 1955 – Cy Young, American baseball player and manager (b. 1867)
  • 1957Shoghi Effendi, Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith (b. 1897)
  • 1956Freddie Dixon, English motorcycle racer and race car driver (b. 1892)
  • 1959Friedrich Waismann, Austrian mathematician, physicist, and philosopher from the Vienna Circle (b. 1896)
  • 1968Horace Gould, English race car driver (b. 1918)
  • 1968 – Michel Kikoine, Belarusian-French painter and soldier (b. 1892)
  • 1969Carlos Marighella, Brazilian author and activist (b. 1911)
  • 1974Bert Patenaude, American soccer player (b. 1909)
  • 1975Francis Dvornik, Czech priest and academic (b. 1893)
  • 1975 – Izzat Husrieh, Syrian journalist, historian, and academic (b. 1914)
  • 1976Toni Ulmen, German race car driver and motorcycle racer (b. 1906)
  • 1977Tom Reamy, American author and illustrator (b. 1935)
  • 1980Elsie MacGill, Canadian-American engineer and author (b. 1905)
  • 1982Burhan Felek, Turkish lawyer and journalist (b. 1889)
  • 1982 – Gil Whitney, American journalist (b. 1940)
  • 1984Ümit Yaşar Oğuzcan, Turkish poet and author (b. 1926)
  • 1986Kurt Hirsch, German-English mathematician and academic (b. 1906)
  • 1988Kleanthis Vikelidis, Greek footballer and manager (b. 1916)
  • 1992George Klein, Canadian engineer, invented the motorized wheelchair (b. 1904)
  • 1994Sam Francis, American soldier and painter (b. 1923)
  • 1995Gilles Deleuze, French philosopher and scholar (b. 1925)
  • 1995 – Paul Eddington, English actor (b. 1927)
  • 1995 – Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli general and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Israel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1922)
  • 1995 – Morrie Schwartz, American sociologist, author, and academic (b. 1916)
  • 1997Richard Hooker, American novelist (b. 1924)
  • 1999Malcolm Marshall, Barbadian cricketer and coach (b. 1958)
  • 2003Charles Causley, Cornish author and poet (b. 1917)
  • 2003 – Richard Wollheim, English philosopher, author, and academic (b. 1923)
  • 2005Nadia Anjuman, Afghan journalist and poet (b. 1980)
  • 2005 – Sheree North, American actress and dancer (b. 1932)
  • 2005 – Graham Payn, South African-born English actor and singer (b. 1918)
  • 2005 – Hiro Takahashi, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1964)
  • 2006Frank Arthur Calder, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1915)
  • 2006 – Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, American author (b. 1908)
  • 2007Karl Rebane, Estonian physicist and academic (b. 1926)
  • 2007 – Peter Viertel, German-American author and screenwriter (b. 1920)
  • 2008Michael Crichton, American physician, author, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1942)
  • 2008 – Rosella Hightower, American ballerina (b. 1920)
  • 2008 – Juan Camilo Mouriño, French-Mexican economist and politician, Mexican Secretary of the Interior (b. 1971)
  • 2009Hubertus Brandenburg, German bishop (b. 1923)
  • 2010Sparky Anderson, American baseball player and manager (b. 1934)
  • 2011Arnold Green, Latvian-Estonian soldier and politician (b. 1920)
  • 2011 – Andy Rooney, American author, critic, journalist, and television personality (b. 1919)
  • 2012David Resnick, Brazilian-Israeli architect, designed Yad Kennedy (b. 1924)
  • 2013John D. Hawk, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1924)
  • 2013 – Leonid Stolovich, Russian-Estonian philosopher and academic (b. 1929)
  • 2013 – Ray Willsey, Canadian-American football player and coach (b. 1928)
  • 2014Enrique Olivera, Argentinian lawyer and politician, 2nd Chief of Government of the City of Buenos Aires (b. 1940)
  • 2014 – George Edgar Slusser, American author and academic (b. 1939)
  • 2014 – S. Donald Stookey, American physicist and chemist, invented CorningWare (b. 1915)
  • 2015Piotr Domaradzki, Polish-American historian and journalist (b. 1946)
  • 2015 – René Girard, French-American historian, philosopher, and critic (b. 1923)
  • 2015 – Károly Horváth, Romanian-Hungarian cellist, flute player, and composer (b. 1950)
  • 2015 – Lee Robinson, American lawyer and politician (b. 1943)
  • 2016Catherine Davani, first female Papua New Guinean judge (b. 1960)[5]
  • 2016 – Mansour Pourheidari, Iranian football player and coach (b. 1946)
  • 2017Isabel Granada, Filipino-Spanish actress and singer (b. 1976)

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Charles Borromeo (Roman Catholic Church)
    • Emeric of Hungary
    • Felix of Valois
    • Joannicius the Great
    • Our Lady of Kazan (Russian Orthodox Church)
    • Pierius
    • Blessed Teresa Manganiello
    • Vitalis and Agricola
    • November 4 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Community Service Day (Dominica)
  • Flag Day (Panama)
  • National Tonga Day (Tonga)
  • National Unity and Armed Forces Day or Giorno dell'Unità Nazionale e Festa delle Forze Armate (Italy)
  • Unity Day (Russia)
  • Yitzhak Rabin Memorial (unofficial, but widely commemorated)

References

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  4. Nicolas, N. H. (2012). Testamenta vetusta: being illustrations from wills, of manners, customs, &c. as well as of the descents and possessions of many distinguished families. From the reign of Henry the Second to the accession of Queen Elizabeth (Vol. 2). Nichols & son. ISBN: 978-1130690033.
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External links

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