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This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Sunday, or Thursday (58 times in 400 years) than a Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to fall on a Monday or Wednesday (56).

Events

  • 1138 – A massive earthquake strikes Aleppo; it is one of the most destructive earthquakes ever.[1]
  • 1142 – A peace treaty ends the Jin–Song wars.
  • 1311 – The peerage and clergy restrict the authority of English kings with the Ordinances of 1311.
  • 1531Huldrych Zwingli is killed in battle with the Roman Catholic cantons of Switzerland.
  • 1614 – The New Netherland Company applies to the States General of the Netherlands for exclusive trading rights in what is now the northeastern United States.
  • 1634 – The Burchardi flood kills around 15,000 in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany.
  • 1649 – Cromwell's New Model Army Sacks Wexford, killing over 2,000 Irish Confederate troops and 1,500 civilians.
  • 1767 – Surveying for the Mason–Dixon line separating Maryland from Pennsylvania is completed.
  • 1776 – American Revolution: A fleet of American boats on Lake Champlain is defeated by the Royal Navy, but delays the British advance until 1777.
  • 1797 – The Royal Navy decisively defeats the Batavian Navy at Camperdown during the French Revolutionary Wars.
  • 1811 – The Juliana begins operation as the first steam-powered ferry in New York harbor.
  • 1840 – The Maronite leader Bashir Shihab II surrenders to the Ottoman Empire and later is sent to Malta in exile.
  • 1852 – The University of Sydney, Australia's oldest university, is inaugurated in Sydney.
  • 1862 – American Civil War: Confederate troops conduct a raid on Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
  • 1865 – Hundreds of black men and women march in Jamaica, starting the Morant Bay rebellion.
  • 1890 – In Washington, D.C., the Daughters of the American Revolution is founded.
  • 1899 – The Second Boer War erupts in South Africa between the British-ruled Cape Colony, and the Boer-ruled Transvaal and Orange Free State.
  • 1906 – San Francisco sparks a diplomatic crisis between the United States and Japan by ordering segregated schools for Japanese students.
  • 1910 – Piloted by Arch Hoxsey, Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane.
  • 1912 – First Balkan War: The day after the Battle of Sarantaporo, Greek troops liberate the city of Kozani.
  • 1918 – The 7.1 Template:M San Fermín earthquake shakes Puerto Rico. The quake and resulting tsunami kill up to 116 people.
  • 1937 – The Duke and Duchess of Windsor tour Nazi Germany for 12 days and meet Adolf Hitler on the 22nd.
  • 1941 – Beginning of the National Liberation War of Macedonia.
  • 1942 – World War II: Off Guadalcanal, United States Navy ships intercept and defeat a Japanese force.
  • 1944 – The Tuvan People's Republic is annexed by the Soviet Union.
  • 1950 – CBS's field-sequential color system for television is the first to be licensed for broadcast by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
  • 1954 – In accord with the 1954 Geneva Conference, French troops complete their withdrawal from North Vietnam.
  • 1958 – NASA launches Pioneer 1, its first space probe, although it fails to achieve a stable orbit.
  • 1962 – The Second Vatican Council becomes the first ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church in 92 years.
  • 1968 – NASA launches Apollo 7, the first successful manned Apollo mission.
  • 1972A race riot occurs on the United States Navy aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off the coast of Vietnam.
  • 1976George Washington is posthumously promoted to the grade of General of the Armies.
  • 1984 – Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.
  • 1984 – Aeroflot Flight 3352 crashes into maintenance vehicles upon landing in Omsk, Russia, killing 178.
  • 1986Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Iceland to continue discussions about scaling back IRBM arsenals in Europe.
  • 1987 – The AIDS Memorial Quilt is first displayed during the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.
  • 1987 – Start of Operation Pawan by Indian forces in Sri Lanka. Thousands of civilians, insurgents, soldiers die.
  • 1991Prof. Anita Hill delivers her televised testimony concerning sexual harassment during the Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination.[2]
  • 2000 – NASA launches STS-92, the 100th Space Shuttle mission.
  • 2001 – The Polaroid Corporation files for federal bankruptcy protection.
  • 2002 – A bomb attack in a shopping mall in Finland kills seven.
  • 2013 – A migrant boat sinks in the Channel of Sicily, with at least 34 people drowning.
  • 2018Soyuz MS-10, launching an intended crew for the ISS, suffers an in-flight abort. The crew lands safely.

Births

  • 1492Charles Orlando, Dauphin of France, French noble (d. 1495)
  • 1552Tsarevich Dmitry Ivanovich of Russia, Grand Prince of Moscow (d. 1553)
  • 1616Andreas Gryphius, German poet and playwright (d. 1664)
  • 1661Melchior de Polignac, French cardinal and poet (d. 1742)
  • 1671Frederick IV of Denmark (d. 1730)
  • 1672Pylyp Orlyk, Ukrainian-Romanian diplomat (d. 1742)
  • 1675Samuel Clarke, English minister and philosopher (d. 1729)
  • 1738Arthur Phillip, English admiral and politician, 1st Governor of New South Wales (d. 1814)
  • 1739Grigory Potemkin, Russian general and politician (d. 1791)
  • 1758Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, German physician and astronomer (d. 1840)
  • 1786Stevenson Archer, American judge and politician (d. 1848)
  • 1788Simon Sechter, Austrian organist, composer, and conductor (d. 1867)
  • 1793Maria James, Welsh-born American poet, domestic servant (d. 1868)[3]
  • 1803Gregor von Helmersen, Estonian-Russian general and geologist (d. 1885)
  • 1814Jean-Baptiste Lamy, French-American archbishop (d. 1888)
  • 1815Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte, Italian-French politician (d. 1881)
  • 1821George Williams, English philanthropist, founded the YMCA (d. 1905)
  • 1827Afzal-ud-Daulah, Asaf Jah V, 5th Nizam of Hyderabad[4]
  • 1835Theodore Thomas, American conductor, founded the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (d. 1905)
  • 1844Henry J. Heinz, American businessman, founded the H. J. Heinz Company (d. 1919)
  • 1865Hans E. Kinck, Norwegian philologist and author (d. 1926)
  • 1871Johan Oscar Smith, Norwegian evangelist, founded the Brunstad Christian Church (d. 1943)
  • 1872Emily Davison, English educator and activist (d. 1913)
  • 1872 – Harlan F. Stone, American lawyer and jurist, 12th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1946)
  • 1879Ernst Mally, Austrian philosopher and academic (d. 1944)
  • 1881Hans Kelsen, Czech-American jurist and philosopher (d. 1973)
  • 1884Friedrich Bergius, German-Argentinian chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1949)
  • 1884 – Eleanor Roosevelt, American humanitarian and politician, 39th First Lady of the United States (d. 1962)
  • 1884 – Sig Ruman, German-American actor (d. 1967)
  • 1885François Mauriac, French novelist, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1890A. V. Kulasingham, Sri Lankan journalist, lawyer, and politician (d. 1978)
  • 1894Julius Kuperjanov, Estonian educator and lieutenant (d. 1919)
  • 1896Roman Jakobson, Russian-American linguist and theorist (d. 1982)
  • 1897Nathan Farragut Twining, American general (d. 1982)
  • 1899Eddie Dyer, American baseball player and manager (d. 1964)
  • 1901Masanobu Tsuji, Japanese colonel and politician (d. 1961)
  • 1902Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian activist and politician (d. 1979)
  • 1905Fred Trump, American real estate entrepreneur (d. 1999)
  • 1910Cahit Arf, Turkish mathematician and academic (d. 1997)
  • 1911Nello Pagani, Italian motorcycle racer and race car driver (d. 2003)
  • 1913Joe Simon, American author and illustrator (d. 2011)
  • 1915T. Llew Jones, Welsh author and poet (d. 2009)
  • 1916Nanaji Deshmukh, Indian educator and activist (d. 2010)
  • 1918Fred Bodsworth, Canadian journalist and author (d. 2012)
  • 1918 – Jerome Robbins, American director, producer, and choreographer (d. 1998)
  • 1919Art Blakey, American drummer and bandleader (d. 1990)
  • 1919 – Douglas Albert Munro, United States Coast Guard signalman, posthumously awarded Medal of Honor (d. 1942)
  • 1922G. C. Edmondson, American soldier and author (d. 1995)
  • 1924André Emmerich, German-American art dealer (d. 2007)
  • 1924 – Sammy McCrory, Northern Irish footballer (d. 2011)
  • 1924 – Mal Whitfield, American athlete (d. 2015)[5]
  • 1925Elmore Leonard, American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1926Jean Alexander, English actress (d. 2016)
  • 1926 – Yvon Dupuis, Canadian politician (d. 2017)
  • 1926 – Thích Nhất Hạnh, Vietnamese monk, author, and poet
  • 1926 – Earle Hyman, American actor (d. 2017)
  • 1926 – Neville Wran, Australian lawyer and politician, 35th Premier of New South Wales (d. 2014)
  • 1927Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (d. 2005)
  • 1927 – Jim Prior, Baron Prior, English soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • 1928Alfonso de Portago, Spanish race car driver and bobsledder (d. 1957)
  • 1928 – Roscoe Robinson, Jr., American general (d. 1993)
  • 1928 – Geoffrey Tordoff, Baron Tordoff, English businessman and politician (d. 2019)
  • 1929Curtis Amy, American saxophonist and clarinetist (d. 2002)
  • 1930Michael Edwardes, South African-English businessman
  • 1930 – LaVell Edwards, American football player and coach (d. 2016)
  • 1930 – Sam Johnson, American colonel and politician
  • 1932Saul Friedländer, Israeli historian and author
  • 1932 – Barry Jones, Australian lawyer and politician
  • 1932 – Dottie West, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 1991)
  • 1935Dan Evins, American businessman, founded Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (d. 2012)
  • 1935 – Daniel Quinn, American author and environmentalist (d. 2018)
  • 1936C. Gordon Fullerton, American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 2013)
  • 1936 – Billy Higgins, American drummer and educator (d. 2001)
  • 1936 – James M. McPherson, American historian and author
  • 1937Bobby Charlton, English footballer and manager
  • 1937 – R. H. W. Dillard, American poet, author, and critic
  • 1937 – Ron Leibman, American actor and screenwriter (d. 2019)
  • 1938Michael Stear, English air marshal (d. 2020)
  • 1939Maria Bueno, Brazilian tennis player (d. 2018)
  • 1939 – Austin Currie, Northern Irish lawyer and SDLP politician
  • 1940Lucy Morgan, American newspaper reporter
  • 1941Lester Bowie, American trumpet player and composer (d. 1999)
  • 1942Richard Wilson, Baron Wilson of Dinton, Welsh academic and politician
  • 1942 – Amitabh Bachchan, Indian film actor, producer, television host, and former politician
  • 1943Keith Boyce, Barbadian cricketer (d. 1996)
  • 1943 – Michael Harloe, English sociologist and academic
  • 1943 – John Nettles, English actor and writer
  • 1943 – Ilmar Reepalu, Swedish lawyer and politician
  • 1943 – Gene Watson, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1944Rodney Marsh, English footballer, manager, and sportscaster
  • 1945Andrew Logan, English sculptor and painter
  • 1945 – Dusty Rhodes, American wrestler (d. 2015)
  • 1946Elinor Goodman, English journalist
  • 1946 – Daryl Hall, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1946 – Sawao Kato, Japanese gymnast
  • 1947Thomas Boswell, American journalist and author
  • 1947 – Lucas Papademos, Greek economist and politician, 183rd Prime Minister of Greece
  • 1947 – Alan Pascoe, English hurdler
  • 1948David Rendall, English tenor and actor
  • 1948 – Peter Turkson, Ghanaian cardinal
  • 1949Henry Luke Orombi, Ugandan archbishop
  • 1949 – Lawrence Tanter, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1950William R. Forstchen, American historian and author
  • 1950 – Amos Gitai, Israeli director, producer, and author
  • 1950 – Patty Murray, American educator and politician
  • 1951Bruce Bartlett, American economist, historian, and author
  • 1951 – Jean-Jacques Goldman, French singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1951 – Jon Miller, American sportscaster
  • 1951 – Louise Rennison, English author and comedian (d. 2016)[6]
  • 1951 – Charles Shyer, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1952Paulette Carlson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1953David Morse, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1954David Michaels, American epidemiologist and politician
  • 1954 – Vojislav Šešelj, Serbian lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia
  • 1955Norm Nixon, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1956Nicanor Duarte, Paraguayan lawyer and politician, President of Paraguay
  • 1956 – Derek Ringer, Scottish race car driver
  • 1957Francky Dury, Belgian footballer and manager
  • 1957 – Dawn French, Welsh-English actress, comedian and screenwriter
  • 1959Wayne Gardner, Australian motorcycle racer
  • 1959 – Allan Little, Scottish journalist and author
  • 1960Randy Breuer, American basketball player
  • 1960 – Nicola Bryant, English actress[7]
  • 1960 – Curt Ford, American baseball player and manager
  • 1960 – Gábor Pölöskei, Hungarian footballer and manager
  • 1961Neil Buchanan, English guitarist
  • 1961 – Steve Young, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1962Joan Cusack, American actress
  • 1962 – Andy McCoy, Finnish musician
  • 1963Marcus Graham, Australian actor
  • 1963 – Brian Rice, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1963 – Ronny Rosenthal, Israeli-English footballer
  • 1964Michael J. Nelson, American actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1965Sean Patrick Flanery, American actor and producer
  • 1965 – Alexander Hacke, German singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1965 – Orlando Hernández, Cuban baseball player
  • 1965 – Volodymyr Horilyi, Ukrainian footballer and coach
  • 1966Luke Perry, American actor and producer (d. 2019)
  • 1966 – Todd Snider, American singer-songwriter
  • 1966 – Stephen Williams, Welsh lawyer and politician
  • 1967Jay Grdina, American businessman and pornographic actor
  • 1967 – Artie Lange, American actor and comedian
  • 1967 – David Starr, American race car driver
  • 1968Jane Krakowski, American actress and singer
  • 1968 – Claude Lapointe, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1968 – Brett Salisbury, American football player and author
  • 1969Merieme Chadid, Moroccan astronomer and explorer
  • 1969 – Stephen Moyer, English actor
  • 1969 – Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands
  • 1970Chidi Ahanotu, American football player
  • 1970 – Vanessa Harding, American wrestler
  • 1970 – MC Lyte, American rapper, DJ, and actress
  • 1970 – Andy Marriott, English-Welsh footballer and manager
  • 1970 – Shin Tae-yong, South Korean footballer and coach
  • 1971Petra Haden, American violinist and singer
  • 1971 – Justin Lin, American film director
  • 1971 – Oleksandr Pomazun, Ukrainian footballer and manager
  • 1972Marcus Bai, Papua New Guinean rugby league player
  • 1973Brendan B. Brown, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1973 – Greg Chalmers, Australian golfer
  • 1973 – Steven Pressley, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1973 – Niki Xanthou, Greek long jumper
  • 1973 – Dmitri Young, American baseball player and radio host
  • 1974Jason Arnott, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1974 – Rachel Barton Pine, American violinist and educator
  • 1976Dominic Aitchison, Scottish bass player and songwriter
  • 1976 – Emily Deschanel, American actress and producer
  • 1977Matt Bomer, American actor and producer
  • 1977 – Igor Figueiredo, Brazilian snooker player
  • 1977 – Jérémie Janot, French footballer and manager
  • 1977 – Desmond Mason, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1977 – Rhett MacLaughlin, American Youtuber
  • 1977 – Ty Wigginton, American baseball player
  • 1978Carl Bussey, American soccer player
  • 1978 – Takuya Kawaguchi, Japanese footballer
  • 1979Jamar Beasley, American football player
  • 1979 – Andy Douglas, American wrestler
  • 1979 – Kim Yong-dae, South Korean footballer
  • 1980Nyron Nosworthy, English-born Jamaican footballer
  • 1982Cameron Knowles, New Zealand footballer
  • 1982 – Jeff Larish, American baseball player
  • 1982 – Terrell Suggs, American football player
  • 1982 – Mauricio Victorino, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1984Sergio Hellings, Dutch footballer
  • 1984 – Martha MacIsaac, Canadian-American actress, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1984 – Zeb Taia, Australian-New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1984 – Jane Zhang, Chinese singer-songwriter
  • 1985Nesta Carter, Jamaican sprinter
  • 1985 – Yang Cheng, Chinese footballer
  • 1985 – Álvaro Fernández, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1985 – Michelle Trachtenberg, American actress
  • 1986Ikioi Shōta, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • 1987Tony Beltran, American soccer player
  • 1987 – Mike Conley, Jr., American basketball player
  • 1987 – Nathan Coulter-Nile, Australian cricketer
  • 1988Omar Gonzalez, American soccer player
  • 1988 – Ricochet, American wrestler
  • 1989Michelle Wie, American golfer[8]
  • 1990Joo, South Korean singer and actress
  • 1990 – Sebastian Rode, German footballer
  • 1991Kika van Es, Dutch footballer
  • 1991 – Toby Fox, American video game developer and composer
  • 1992Riffi Mandanda, Congolese footballer
  • 1992 – Ligi Sao, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1993Hardik Pandya, Indian cricketer
  • 1992 – Christian Davis, English cricketer
  • 1992 – Cardi B, American rapper
  • 1994Clésio Baúque, Mozambican footballer
  • 1994 – T.J. Watt, American football player[9]
  • 1995Nicolás Jarry, Chilean tennis player[10]
  • 2001Daniel Maldini, Italian footballer

Deaths

  • 965Bruno the Great, Archbishop of Cologne (b. 925)
  • 1086Sima Guang, Chinese historian and statesman (b. 1019)
  • 1159William of Blois, Count of Boulogne and Earl of Surrey (b. c. 1137)
  • 1188Robert I, Count of Dreux (b. 1123)
  • 1303Pope Boniface VIII (b. 1235)
  • 1347Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1282)
  • 1424Jan Žižka, Czech general and Hussite leader
  • 1531Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss pastor and theologian (b. 1484)
  • 1542Thomas Wyatt, English poet and diplomat (born 1503)
  • 1579Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, Ottoman politician, 43rd Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1506)
  • 1667Mattias de' Medici, Italian noble (b. 1613)
  • 1684James Tuchet, 3rd Earl of Castlehaven (b. c. 1617)
  • 1698William Molyneux, Irish philosopher and writer (b. 1656)
  • 1705Guillaume Amontons, French physicist and instrument maker (b. 1663)
  • 1708Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician, physicist, physician, and philosopher (b. 1651)
  • 1721Edward Colston, English merchant and politician (b. 1636)
  • 1725Hans Herr, Swiss-American bishop (b. 1639)
  • 1779Casimir Pulaski, Polish-American general (b. 1745)
  • 1809Meriwether Lewis, American captain, explorer, and politician, 2nd Governor of Louisiana Territory (b. 1774)
  • 1821John Ross Key, American lieutenant, lawyer, and judge (b. 1754)
  • 1837Samuel Wesley, English organist and composer (b. 1766)
  • 1852Gotthold Eisenstein, German mathematician and academic (b. 1823)
  • 1889James Prescott Joule, English physicist and brewer (b. 1818)
  • 1896Edward Benson, English archbishop (b. 1829)
  • 1896 – Anton Bruckner, Austrian organist, composer, and educator (b. 1824)
  • 1897Léon Boëllmann, French organist and composer (b. 1862)
  • 1904Mary Tenney Gray, American editorial writer, club-woman, philanthropist, and suffragette (b. 1833)
  • 1908Rita Cetina Gutiérrez, Mexican poet, educator, and activist (b. 1846)
  • 1932William Alden Smith, American lawyer and politician (b. 1859)
  • 1935Steele Rudd, Australian author (b. 1868)
  • 1940Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1860)
  • 1941Heinrich Gutkin, Estonian businessman and politician (b. 1879)
  • 1941 – Mihkel Pung, Estonian politician, 11th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1876)
  • 1958Maurice de Vlaminck, French painter (b. 1876)
  • 1961Chico Marx, American comedian (b. 1887)
  • 1963Jean Cocteau, French author, poet, and playwright (b. 1889)
  • 1965Dorothea Lange, American photographer and journalist (b. 1895)
  • 1965 – Walther Stampfli, Swiss lawyer and politician, 50th President of the Swiss Confederation (b. 1884)
  • 1967Stanley Morison, typographer, known for work on Times New Roman font (b. 1889)
  • 1968Selim Sarper, Turkish educator and politician, 13th Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1899)
  • 1971Tamanoumi Masahiro, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 51st Yokozuna (b. 1944)
  • 1971 – Chesty Puller, American general (b. 1898)
  • 1976Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author, screenwriter, and songwriter (b. 1897)
  • 1977MacKinlay Kantor, American journalist, author, and screenwriter (b. 1904)
  • 1983R. Fraser Armstrong, Canadian administrator and engineer (b. 1889)
  • 1984Benno Schotz, Scottish sculptor and engineer (b. 1891)
  • 1986Norm Cash, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1934)
  • 1988Bonita Granville, American actress (b. 1923)
  • 1989M. King Hubbert, American geologist and academic (b. 1904)
  • 1991Redd Foxx, American actor and comedian (b. 1922)
  • 1993Andy Stewart, Scottish singer and entertainer (b. 1933)
  • 1996Keith Boyce, Barbadian cricketer (b. 1943)
  • 1996 – Eleanor Cameron, Canadian-American author and critic (b. 1912)
  • 1996 – Renato Russo, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1960)
  • 1996 – Joe Morris, English-Canadian lieutenant and trade union leader (b. 1913)
  • 1998Richard Denning, American actor (b. 1914)
  • 1999Leo Lionni, Dutch-American author and illustrator (b. 1910)
  • 2000Luc-Marie Bayle, French historian, photographer, and painter (b. 1914)
  • 2000 – Donald Dewar, Scottish lawyer and politician, 1st First Minister of Scotland (b. 1937)
  • 2001Beni Montresor, Italian director, set designer, and illustrator (b. 1926)
  • 2004Keith Miller, Australian cricketer and pilot (b. 1919)
  • 2005Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Pakistani-Canadian linguist, journalist, and poet (b. 1917)
  • 2005 – Attilâ İlhan, Turkish poet, author, and journalist (b. 1925)
  • 2005 – Edward Szczepanik, Polish economist and politician, Prime Minister of Poland (b. 1915)
  • 2006Cory Lidle, American baseball player (b. 1972)
  • 2007David Lee "Tex" Hill, South Korean-American general and pilot (b. 1915)
  • 2007 – Werner von Trapp, Austrian-American singer (b. 1915)
  • 2008Marjorie Fletcher, English Director of the Women's Royal Naval Service (b. 1932)
  • 2008 – Jörg Haider, Austrian lawyer and politician, Governor of Carinthia (b. 1950)
  • 2008 – Ernst-Paul Hasselbach, Surinamese-Dutch television host and producer (b. 1966)
  • 2008 – Neal Hefti, American trumpet player and composer (b. 1922)
  • 2009Angelo DiGeorge, American physician and endocrinologist (b. 1922)
  • 2009 – Halit Refiğ, Turkish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1934)
  • 2012Helmut Haller, German footballer and coach (b. 1939)
  • 2012 – Edward Kossoy, Polish lawyer, publicist, and activist (b. 1913)
  • 2012 – Édgar Negret, Colombian sculptor (b. 1920)
  • 2012 – Champ Summers, American baseball player and coach (b. 1946)
  • 2013María de Villota, Spanish race car driver (b. 1980)
  • 2013 – Johnny Kovatch, American football player and coach (b. 1912)
  • 2013 – Erich Priebke, German captain (b. 1913)
  • 2013 – William H. Sullivan, American diplomat, United States Ambassador to the Philippines (b. 1922)
  • 2014Anita Cerquetti, Italian soprano (b. 1931)
  • 2014 – Carmelo Simeone, Argentinian footballer (b. 1933)
  • 2014 – Bob Such, Australian educator and politician (b. 1944)
  • 2015Dean Chance, American baseball player and manager (b. 1941)
  • 2015 – Jack Drake, American lawyer and politician (b. 1934)
  • 2017Clifford Husbands, Barbadian politician (b. 1926)
  • 2019Alexei Leonov, Soviet/Russian cosmonaut and first human to conduct a spacewalk (b. 1934)

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast days:
    • Agilbert
    • Alexander Sauli
    • Andronicus, Probus, and Tarachus (Roman Catholic Church)
    • Æthelburh of Barking
    • Bruno the Great
    • Cainnech of Aghaboe
    • Gratus of Oloron
    • Gummarus
    • James the Deacon (Church of England, Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church)
    • Lommán of Trim
    • Maria Soledad Torres y Acosta
    • Nectarius of Constantinople
    • Nicasius, Quirinus, Scubiculus, and Pientia
    • Philip the Evangelist
    • Pope John XXIII (Roman Catholic Church)
    • Zenaida and Philonella
    • October 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • General Pulaski Memorial Day (United States)
  • International Day of the Girl Child
  • International Newspaper Carrier Day
  • National Coming Out Day
  • Old Michaelmas Day (Celtic)
  • Revolution Day (Republic of Macedonia)

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

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