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Events

  • AD 69 – In the Second Battle of Bedriacum, troops loyal to Vespasian defeat those of Emperor Vitellius.[1]
  • 1260Chartres Cathedral is dedicated in the presence of King Louis IX of France.[2]
  • 1360 – The Treaty of Brétigny is ratified, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years' War.[3]
  • 1590John White, the governor of the second Roanoke Colony, returns to England after an unsuccessful search for the "lost" colonists.
  • 1641Felim O'Neill of Kinard, the leader of the Irish Rebellion, issues his Proclamation of Dungannon, justifying the uprising and declaring continued loyalty to King Charles I of England.[4]
  • 1648 – The Peace of Westphalia is signed, marking the end of the Thirty Years' War.
  • 1795 – Poland is completely consumed by Russia, Prussia and Austria.
  • 1812 – Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Maloyaroslavets takes place near Moscow.[5]
  • 1851William Lassell discovers the moons Umbriel and Ariel orbiting Uranus.
  • 1857Sheffield F.C., the world's oldest association football club still in operation, is founded in England.
  • 1861 – The first transcontinental telegraph line across the United States is completed.
  • 1871 – An estimated 17 to 20 Chinese immigrants are lynched in Los Angeles, California.
  • 1889Henry Parkes delivers the Tenterfield Oration, effectively starting the federation process in Australia.[6]
  • 1901Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.[7]
  • 1902 – Guatemala's Santa María Volcano begins to erupt, becoming the third-largest eruption of the 20th century.
  • 1911Orville Wright remains in the air nine minutes and 45 seconds in a glider at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
  • 1912 – First Balkan War: The Battle of Kirk Kilisse concludes with a Bulgarian victory against the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1912 – First Balkan War: The Battle of Kumanovo concludes with the Serbian victory against the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1917 – First World War: Italy suffers a disastrous defeat on the Austro-Italian front.
  • 1918 – First World War: Italy launches their final offensive against Austria-Hungary, which resulted in an armistice 12 days later.
  • 1926Harry Houdini's last performance takes place at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit.
  • 1929 – "Black Thursday" on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • 1930 – A bloodless coup d'état in Brazil ends the First Republic, replacing it with the Vargas Era.
  • 1931 – The George Washington Bridge opens to public traffic over the Hudson River.
  • 1944 – World War II: Japan's center force is temporarily repulsed in the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
  • 1945 – The United Nations Charter comes into effect.
  • 1946 – A camera on board the V-2 No. 13 rocket takes the first photograph of earth from outer space.
  • 1947 – Famed animator Walt Disney testifies before the House Un-American Activities Committee, naming Disney employees he believes to be communists.
  • 1949 – The cornerstone of the United Nations Headquarters is laid.
  • 1954 – President Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam.
  • 1956 – At the request of the Stalinist regime of Ernő Gerő, a massive Soviet force invades Budapest during the Hungarian Revolution. Imre Nagy is reinstalled as Prime Minister.
  • 1957 – The United States Air Force starts the X-20 Dyna-Soar manned space program.
  • 1960 – A ballistic missile explodes on the launch pad in the Soviet Union, killing over 100 people.
  • 1963 – An oxygen leak from an R-9 Desna missile at the Baikonur Cosmodrome triggers a fire that kills seven people.
  • 1964Northern Rhodesia gains independence from the United Kingdom and becomes Zambia.[8]
  • 1975 – In Iceland, 90% of women take part in a national strike, refusing to work in protest of gender inequality.[9]
  • 1980 – The government of Poland legalizes the Solidarity trade union.
  • 1986Nezar Hindawi is sentenced to 45 years in prison, the longest sentence handed down by a British court, for the attempted bombing of an El Al flight at Heathrow Airport.
  • 1990 – Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti reveals to the Italian parliament the existence of Gladio, the Italian NATO force formed in 1956, intended to be activated in the event of a Warsaw Pact invasion.
  • 1992 – The Toronto Blue Jays become the first Major League Baseball team based outside the United States to win the World Series.
  • 1998Deep Space 1 is launched to explore the asteroid belt and test new spacecraft technologies.
  • 2002 – Police arrest spree killers John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, ending the Beltway sniper attacks in the area around Washington, D.C.
  • 2003Concorde makes its last commercial flight.
  • 2004Arsenal Football Club loses to Manchester United, ending a row of unbeaten matches at 49 matches, which is the record in the Premier League.
  • 2005Hurricane Wilma makes landfall in Florida, resulting in 35 direct and 26 indirect fatalities and causing $20.6B USD in damage.
  • 2007Chang'e 1, the first satellite in the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program, is launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center.
  • 2008 – "Bloody Friday" saw many of the world's stock exchanges experience the worst declines in their history, with drops of around 10% in most indices.
  • 2014 – The China National Space Administration launches an experimental lunar mission, Chang'e 5-T1, which will loop behind the Moon and return to Earth.
  • 2015 – A driver crashes into the Oklahoma State Homecoming parade, killing four people and injuring 34.
  • 2016 – A French surveillance aircraft flying to Libya crashes on takeoff in Malta, killing all five people on board.

Births

  • AD 51Domitian, Roman emperor (d. 96)[10]
  • 1378David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay (d. 1402)
  • 1503Isabella of Portugal (d. 1539)
  • 1561Anthony Babington, English conspirator (Babington Plot) (d. 1586)[11]
  • 1632Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Dutch biologist and microbiologist (d. 1723)
  • 1637Lorenzo Magalotti, Italian philosopher (d. 1712)
  • 1650Steven Blankaart, Dutch entomologist (d. 1704)
  • 1675Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English field marshal and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire (d. 1749)
  • 1713Marie Fel, French soprano and actress (d. 1794)[12]
  • 1763Dorothea von Schlegel, German author and translator (d. 1839)
  • 1784Moses Montefiore, British philanthropist, sheriff and banker (d. 1885)[13]
  • 1788Sarah Josepha Hale, American author and poet (d. 1879)
  • 1798Massimo d'Azeglio, Piedmontese-Italian statesman, novelist and painter (d. 1866)[14]
  • 1804Wilhelm Eduard Weber, German physicist and academic (d. 1891)
  • 1811Ferdinand Hiller, German composer and conductor (d. 1885)
  • 1830Marianne North, English biologist and painter (d. 1890)
  • 1838Annie Edson Taylor, American stuntwoman and educator (d. 1921)
  • 1854Hendrik Willem Bakhuis Roozeboom, Dutch chemist and academic (d. 1907)[15]
  • 1855James S. Sherman, American lawyer and politician, 27th Vice President of the United States (d. 1912)
  • 1857Ned Williamson, American baseball player (d. 1894)
  • 1868Alexandra David-Néel, Belgian-French explorer and author (d. 1969)[16]
  • 1872Peter O'Connor, Irish long jumper (d. 1957)
  • 1875Konstantin Yuon, Russian painter and set designer (d. 1958)
  • 1876Saya San, Burmese monk and activist (d. 1931)
  • 1879B. A. Rolfe, American bandleader and producer (d. 1956)
  • 1882Sybil Thorndike, English actress (d. 1976)
  • 1884Emil Fjellström, Swedish actor (d. 1944)
  • 1885Alice Perry, Irish engineer and poet (d. 1969)
  • 1887Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (d. 1969)
  • 1887 – Octave Lapize, French cyclist and pilot (d. 1917)
  • 1891Rafael Trujillo, Dominican soldier and politician, 36th President of the Dominican Republic (d. 1961)
  • 1891 – Brenda Ueland, American journalist, author, and educator (d. 1985)
  • 1894Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Indian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1987)
  • 1895Jack Warner, English actor and singer (d. 1981)
  • 1896Marjorie Joyner, American make-up artist and businesswoman (d. 1994)
  • 1898Peng Dehuai, Chinese general, 1st Minister of National Defense of the People's Republic of China (d. 1974)
  • 1901Gilda Gray, Polish-American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1959)
  • 1903Melvin Purvis, American FBI agent (d. 1960)
  • 1904Moss Hart, American director and playwright (d. 1961)
  • 1904 – A.K. Golam Jilani, Bangladeshi activist (d. 1932)
  • 1905Fran Zwitter, Slovenian historian and academic (d. 1988)
  • 1906Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician and cryptographer (d. 1968)
  • 1907Patricia Griffin, Montserratian nurse and social worker (d. 1986)[17]
  • 1908John Tuzo Wilson, Canadian geologist and geophysicist (d. 1993)
  • 1909Bill Carr, American runner (d. 1966)
  • 1910Stella Brooks, American singer (d. 2002)
  • 1910 – Joe L. Evins, American lawyer and politician (d. 1984)
  • 1910 – Gunter d'Alquen, German SS officer and journalist (d. 1998)
  • 1910 – James K. Woolnough, American general (d. 1996)
  • 1910 – Yoel Zussman, Polish-Israeli lawyer and judge (d. 1982)
  • 1911Paul Grégoire, Canadian cardinal (d. 1993)
  • 1911 – Sonny Terry, American singer and harmonica player (d. 1986)[18]
  • 1912Peter Gellhorn, German conductor (music) (d. 2004)
  • 1912 – Murray Golden, American television director (d. 1991)
  • 1912 – Silviu Bindea, Romanian footballer (d. 1992)
  • 1913Tito Gobbi, Italian actor and singer (d. 1984)[19]
  • 1914Charles Craig Cannon, American colonel (d. 1992)
  • 1914 – František Čapek, Czechoslovakian canoeist (d. 2008)[20]
  • 1914 – Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian Independence movement revolutionary and Officer of Indian National Army (d. 2012)
  • 1915Bob Kane, American author and illustrator (d. 1998)
  • 1915 – Marghanita Laski, English journalist and author (d. 1988)
  • 1916Anne Sharp, Scottish soprano and actress (d. 2011)
  • 1917Marie Foster, American activist (d. 2003)
  • 1918Doreen Tovey, English author (d. 2008)
  • 1919Frank Piasecki, American engineer and pilot (d. 2008)
  • 1920Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, French mathematician and academic (d. 1996)
  • 1921Ted Ditchburn, English footballer and manager (d. 2005)
  • 1921 – R. K. Laxman, Indian illustrator (d. 2015)
  • 1922George Miller, American educator and politician, Mayor of Tucson (d. 2014)
  • 1923Robin Day, English lieutenant and journalist (d. 2000)
  • 1923 – Denise Levertov, British-born American poet (d. 1997)
  • 1924John Brereton Barlow, South African cardiologist and physician (d. 2008)
  • 1924 – Mary Lee, American actress and singer (d. 1996)
  • 1924 – Fuat Sezgin, Turkish historian and academic (d. 2018)
  • 1925Luciano Berio, Italian composer and educator (d. 2003)
  • 1925 – Al Feldstein, American author and illustrator (d. 2014)
  • 1925 – Willie Mabon, American-French singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1985)
  • 1925 – Ken Mackay, Australian cricketer (d. 1982)
  • 1925 – Ieng Sary, Vietnamese-Cambodian politician co-founded the Khmer Rouge (d. 2013)
  • 1925 – Paul Vaughan, English journalist and radio host (d. 2014)
  • 1926Rafael Azcona, Spanish author and screenwriter (d. 2008)
  • 1926 – Y. A. Tittle, American football player (d. 2017)
  • 1927Gilbert Bécaud, French singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor (d. 2001)
  • 1927 – Jean-Claude Pascal, French actor and singer (d. 1992)
  • 1927 – Barbara Robinson, American author and poet (d. 2013)
  • 1928George Bullard, American baseball player (d. 2002)
  • 1929Hubert Aquin, Canadian activist, author, and director (d. 1977)
  • 1929 – George Crumb, American composer and educator[21]
  • 1929 – Rachel Douglas-Home, 27th Baroness Dacre, English wife of William Douglas-Home (d. 2012)
  • 1929 – Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian author and playwright (d. 2004)
  • 1929 – Sos Sargsyan, Armenian actor (d. 2013)
  • 1930Jack Angel, American voice actor
  • 1930 – The Big Bopper, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1959)
  • 1930 – Elaine Feinstein, English poet, author, and playwright
  • 1930 – Johan Galtung, Norwegian sociologist and mathematician
  • 1930 – James Scott Douglas, English-born Scottish racing driver and 6th Baronet Douglas (d. 1969)
  • 1930 – Ahmad Shah of Pahang (d. 2019)
  • 1931Sofia Gubaidulina, Russian-German pianist and composer
  • 1931 – Ken Utsui, Japanese actor (d. 2014)
  • 1932Stephen Covey, American author and educator (d. 2012)[22]
  • 1932 – Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)
  • 1932 – Adrian Mitchell, English journalist, author, poet, and playwright (d. 2008)
  • 1932 – Robert Mundell, Canadian economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1933Reginald Kray, English gangster (d. 2000)
  • 1933 – Ronald Kray, English gangster (d. 1995)
  • 1933 – Norman Rush, American author and educator
  • 1934John G. Cramer, American physicist and author
  • 1934 – Glen Glenn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1934 – Margie Masters, Australian golfer
  • 1934 – Sammy Petrillo, American actor (d. 2009)
  • 1934 – Sanger D. Shafer, American singer-songwriter
  • 1935Malcolm Bilson, American pianist, musicologist, and educator
  • 1935 – Antonino Calderone, Italian mobster (d. 2013)
  • 1935 – Mark Tully, Indian-English journalist and author
  • 1936Jüri Arrak, Estonian painter
  • 1936 – Jimmy Dawkins, American singer and guitarist (d. 2013)
  • 1936 – David Nelson, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2011)
  • 1936 – Bill Wyman, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (The Rolling Stones and Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings)
  • 1937Miguel Ángel Coria, Spanish composer and educator
  • 1937 – Santo Farina, American guitarist and songwriter
  • 1937 – John Goetz, American baseball player (d. 2008)
  • 1937 – Heribert Offermanns, German chemist and academic
  • 1937 – M. Rosaria Piomelli, Italian-American architect and academic
  • 1937 – Petar Stipetić, Croatian general
  • 1938Stephen Resnick, American economist and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1939F. Murray Abraham, American actor
  • 1940Martin Campbell, New Zealand director and producer
  • 1940 – Rafał Piszcz, Polish canoe racer (d. 2012)
  • 1940 – David Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Turville, English businessman and academic
  • 1940 – Yossi Sarid, Israeli politician (d. 2015)
  • 1941William H. Dobelle, American medical researcher (d. 2004)
  • 1941 – Peter Takeo Okada, Japanese archbishop
  • 1941 – Merle Woo, Asian American activist[23]
  • 1942Stephen R. Bloom, English physician and academic
  • 1942 – Maggie Blye, American actress (d. 2016)[24]
  • 1942 – Frank Delaney, Irish journalist and author
  • 1942 – Rafael Cordero Santiago, Puerto Rican politician, 132nd Mayor of Ponce (d. 2004)
  • 1942 – Fernando Vallejo, Colombian biologist and author
  • 1943Bill Dundee, Scottish-American wrestler and manager
  • 1943 – Phil Hawthorne, Australian rugby player and coach (d. 1994)
  • 1944Viktor Prokopenko, Ukrainian footballer and manager (d. 2007)
  • 1944 – Bettye Swann, American singer-songwriter
  • 1945Gérald Larose, Canadian educator and union leader
  • 1946Jerry Edmonton, Canadian drummer (d. 1993)
  • 1947Kevin Kline, American actor and singer[25]
  • 1948Phil Bennett, Welsh rugby player
  • 1948 – Kweisi Mfume, American lawyer and politician
  • 1949John Markoff, American journalist and author
  • 1949 – Keith Rowley, Trinidadian volcanologist and politician, 7th Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1950Iggy Arroyo, Filipino lawyer and politician (d. 2012)
  • 1950 – Pablove Black, Jamaican singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
  • 1950 – Miguel Ángel Pichetto, Argentinian lawyer and politician
  • 1950 – Miroslav Sládek, Czech politician
  • 1950 – Gabriella Sica, Italian poet and author
  • 1950 – Maria Teschler-Nicola, Austrian biologist, anthropologist, and ethnologist
  • 1951George Tsontakis, American composer and conductor
  • 1952Keith Bain, Canadian educator and politician
  • 1952 – Francesco Camaldo, Italian priest
  • 1952 – Jane Fancher, American author and illustrator
  • 1952 – Mark Gray, American country music singer-songwriter and keyboard player (d. 2016)
  • 1952 – Peter Smagorinsky, American theorist and educator
  • 1952 – Ángel Torres, Dominican baseball player
  • 1952 – Reggie Walton, American baseball player
  • 1952 – David Weber, American author
  • 1953John Barton, English footballer and manager
  • 1953 – Charles Colbourn, Canadian computer scientist and mathematician
  • 1953 – Christoph Daum, German footballer and manager
  • 1953 – Steven Hatfill, American physician and virologist
  • 1953 – Jim Pettie, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1953 – Andrew Turner, English academic and politician
  • 1953 – David Wright, English keyboard player, songwriter, and producer
  • 1954Doug Davidson, American actor
  • 1954 – Tom Mulcair, Canadian lawyer and politician
  • 1954 – Jožo Ráž, Slovak singer-songwriter and bass player
  • 1954 – Mike Rounds, American businessman and politician, junior senator from South Dakota
  • 1954 – Brad Sherman, American accountant, lawyer, and politician
  • 1954 – Malcolm Turnbull, Australian journalist and politician, 29th Prime Minister of Australia[26]
  • 1955Cheryl Studer, American soprano and actress
  • 1956Dale Maharidge, American journalist and author
  • 1956 – Jeff Merkley, American businessman and politician
  • 1956 – David Stergakos, American-Greek basketball player
  • 1957Ron Gardenhire, German-American baseball player and manager
  • 1957 – John Kassir, American actor and voice actor
  • 1959Dominique Baert, French lawyer and politician
  • 1959 – Gunnar Bakke, Norwegian banker and politician, 65th Mayor of Bergen
  • 1959 – Mike Brewer, American baseball player
  • 1959 – Chihiro Fujioka, Japanese director and composer
  • 1959 – Michelle Lujan Grisham, American lawyer and politician
  • 1959 – Rowland S. Howard, Australian guitarist and songwriter (d. 2009)
  • 1959 – Dave Meltzer, American journalist and historian
  • 1959 – Shawn Moody, American businessman and politician
  • 1959 – Ruth Perednik, English-Israeli psychologist and academic
  • 1959 – Denis Troch, French footballer and manager
  • 1959 – Annette Vilhelmsen, Danish educator and politician, Danish Minister of Social Affairs
  • 1959 – Anthony Waller, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1960Dennis Anderson, American monster truck driver
  • 1960 – Ian Baker-Finch, Australian golfer and sportscaster
  • 1960 – Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist, lawyer, and activist (d. 1999)
  • 1960 – Joachim Winkelhock, German racing driver
  • 1960 – BD Wong, American actor
  • 1961Mary Bono, American gymnast and politician
  • 1961 – Bruce Castor, American lawyer and politician
  • 1962Yves Bertucci, French footballer and manager
  • 1962 – Ian Dalziel, English footballer and manager
  • 1962 – Jonathan Davies, Welsh rugby player and television host
  • 1962 – Debbie Googe, English bass player and songwriter
  • 1962 – Andrea Horwath, Canadian politician
  • 1962 – Gibby Mbasela, Zambian footballer (d. 2000)
  • 1963Mark Grant, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1963 – John Hendrie, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1964Rosana Arbelo, Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1964 – Paul Bonwick, Canadian businessman and politician
  • 1964 – Grant Gee, English film maker, photographer, cinematographer
  • 1964 – Dmitri Gorkov, Russian footballer and manager
  • 1964 – Janele Hyer-Spencer, American lawyer and politician
  • 1964 – Ray LeBlanc, American ice hockey player
  • 1964 – Doug Lee, American basketball player
  • 1964 – Paul Vigay, English computer programmer (d. 2009)
  • 1965Kyriakos Velopoulos, German-Greek journalist and politician
  • 1966Roman Abramovich, Russian businessman and politician
  • 1966 – Simon Danczuk, English academic and politician
  • 1967Ian Bishop, Trinidadian cricketer and sportscaster
  • 1967 – Olo Brown, Samoan-New Zealand rugby player
  • 1967 – Jacqueline McKenzie, Australian actress
  • 1967 – Esther McVey, English television host and politician
  • 1968Francisco Clavet, Spanish tennis player
  • 1968 – Mark Walton, American voice actor and illustrator
  • 1968 – Robert Wilonsky, American journalist and critic
  • 1969Emma Donoghue, Irish-Canadian author
  • 1969 – Adela Noriega, Mexican actress
  • 1970Rob Leslie-Carter, English field hockey player and engineer
  • 1970 – Jeff Mangum, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1971Aaron Bailey, American football wide receiver
  • 1971 – Gustavo Jorge, Argentina international rugby union player
  • 1971 – Zephyr Teachout, American academic
  • 1971 – Diane Guthrie-Gresham, Jamaican track and field athlete
  • 1971 – Caprice Bourret, American model and actress
  • 1972Pat Williams, American football player and coach
  • 1972 – Jeremy Wright, English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales
  • 1973Meelis Friedenthal, Estonian author and academic
  • 1973 – Kurt Kuenne, American filmmaker, known for the documentary Dear Zachary[27]
  • 1973 – Levi Leipheimer, American cyclist
  • 1973 – Jackie McNamara, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1973 – Laura Veirs, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1973 – Jeff Wilson, New Zealand rugby player, cricketer, and radio host
  • 1974Gábor Babos, Hungarian footballer
  • 1974 – Corey Dillon, American football player
  • 1974 – Wilton Guerrero, Dominican baseball player and scout
  • 1974 – Jamal Mayers, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
  • 1975Juan Pablo Ángel, Colombian footballer
  • 1975 – Frank Seator, Liberian footballer (d. 2013)
  • 1976Matteo Mazzantini, Italian rugby player
  • 1976 – Petar Stoychev, Bulgarian swimmer
  • 1977Iván Kaviedes, Ecuadoran footballer
  • 1978Carlos Edwards, Trinidadian footballer
  • 1978 – James Hopes, Australian cricketer
  • 1979Ben Gillies, Australian drummer and songwriter
  • 1979 – Marijonas Petravičius, Lithuanian basketball player
  • 1980Monica, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
  • 1980 – Matthew Amoah, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1980 – Kerrin McEvoy, Australian jockey
  • 1980 – Zac Posen, American fashion designer
  • 1980 – Christian Vander, German footballer
  • 1980 – Casey Wilson, American actress and screenwriter
  • 1981Kemal Aslan, Turkish footballer
  • 1981 – Sebastián Bueno, Argentinian footballer
  • 1981 – Fredrik Mikkelsen, Norwegian guitarist and composer
  • 1981 – Tila Tequila, Singaporean-American model, actress, and singer
  • 1981 – Alfred Vargas, Filipino actor and politician
  • 1982Fairuz Fauzy, Malaysian racing driver
  • 1982 – Macay McBride, American baseball player
  • 1983Adrienne Bailon, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
  • 1983 – Chris Colabello, American baseball player
  • 1983 – Hernán Garin, Argentinian footballer
  • 1983 – Michael Gordon, Australian rugby league player
  • 1983 – Brian Vickers, American race car driver
  • 1984Lougee Basabas, Filipino singer-songwriter
  • 1984 – Jonas Gustavsson, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1984 – Kaela Kimura, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • 1985Robert Cornthwaite, English-Australian footballer
  • 1985 – Matthew Robinson, Australian snowboarder (d. 2014)
  • 1985 – Wayne Rooney, English footballer
  • 1985 – Oscar Wendt, Swedish footballer
  • 1986Drake, Canadian rapper and actor
  • 1986 – John Ruddy, English footballer
  • 1987Anthony Vanden Borre, Belgian footballer
  • 1987 – Charlie White, American figure skater
  • 1988Mitch Inman, Australian rugby player
  • 1988 – Christopher Linke, German race walker
  • 1988 – Demont Mitchell, Bahamian footballer
  • 1989Anderson Conceição, Brazilian footballer
  • 1989 – Eric Hosmer, American baseball player
  • 1989 – PewDiePie, Swedish YouTuber
  • 1990Peyton Siva, American basketball player
  • 1990 – Mohammed Jahfali, Saudi Arabia international footballer
  • 1990 – Jake Knott, American football linebacker
  • 1990 – Elijah Greer, American male middle-distance runner
  • 1990 – Danilo Petrucci, Italian motorcycle racer
  • 1990 – İlkay Gündoğan, German footballer
  • 1991Torstein Andersen Aase, Norwegian footballer
  • 1991 – Bojan Dubljević, Montenegrin basketball player
  • 1992Marrion Gopez, Filipino actor, singer, and dancer
  • 1993Nabil Jeffri, Malaysian racing driver
  • 1994Krystal, American-South Korean singer, dancer, and actress
  • 1994 – Tereza Martincová, Czech tennis player
  • 1994 – Jalen Ramsey, American football player
  • 1995Vincent Leuluai, Australian rugby league player
  • 1996Kyla Ross, American gymnast
  • 1997Claudia Fragapane, English gymnast
  • 1998Daya, American singer

Deaths

  • 935Li Yu, Chinese official and chancellor
  • 996Hugh Capet, French king
  • 1152Jocelin of Soissons, French theologian, philosopher and composer
  • 1168William IV, French nobleman
  • 1260Qutuz, Egyptian sultan
  • 1375Valdemar IV, Danish king (b. 1320)
  • 1537Jane Seymour, English queen and wife of Henry VIII of England (b. c.1508)[28]
  • 1572Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English admiral and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire (b. 1508)
  • 1601Tycho Brahe, Danish astronomer and alchemist (b. 1546)
  • 1633Jean Titelouze, French organist and composer (b. 1562/3)
  • 1642Robert Bertie, 1st Earl of Lindsey, English peer and courtier (b. 1582)
  • 1655Pierre Gassendi, French priest, astronomer, and mathematician (b. 1592)
  • 1669William Prynne, English lawyer and author (b. 1600)
  • 1672John Webb, English architect and scholar (b. 1611)
  • 1725Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian composer and educator (b. 1660)
  • 1799Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian violinist and composer (b. 1739)
  • 1821Elias Boudinot, American lawyer and politician, 10th President of the Continental Congress (b. 1740)
  • 1824Israel Bissell, American patriot post rider during American Revolutionary War (b. 1752)
  • 1852Daniel Webster, American lawyer and politician, 14th United States Secretary of State (b. 1782)
  • 1875Raffaello Carboni, Italian-Australian author and poet (b. 1817)
  • 1898Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, French painter and illustrator (b. 1824)
  • 1915Désiré Charnay, French archaeologist and photographer (b. 1828)
  • 1917James Carroll Beckwith, American painter and academic (b. 1852)
  • 1922George Cadbury, English businessman (b. 1839)
  • 1935Dutch Schultz, American mob boss (b. 1902)
  • 1937Nils Wahlbom, Swedish actor (b. 1886)
  • 1938Ernst Barlach, German sculptor and playwright (b. 1870)
  • 1943Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau, Canadian poet and painter (b. 1912)
  • 1944Louis Renault, French engineer and businessman, co-founded the Renault Company (b. 1877)
  • 1945Vidkun Quisling, Norwegian soldier and politician, Minister President of Norway (b. 1887)
  • 1948Franz Lehár, Austrian-Hungarian composer (b. 1870)
  • 1948 – Frederic L. Paxson, American historian and author (b. 1877)
  • 1949Yaroslav Halan, Ukrainian playwright and publicist (b. 1902)
  • 1958G. E. Moore, English philosopher and academic (b. 1873)
  • 1960Yevgeny Ostashev, the test pilot of rocket, participant in the launch of the first artificial Earth satellite, Lenin prize winner, Candidate of Technical Sciences (b. 1924)
  • 1964Toni Kinshofer, German mountaineer (b. 1931)
  • 1965Hans Meerwein, German chemist (b. 1879)
  • 1966Sofya Yanovskaya, Russian mathematician and historian (b. 1896)
  • 1969Behçet Kemal Çağlar, Turkish poet and politician (b. 1908)
  • 1970Richard Hofstadter, American historian and author (b. 1916)
  • 1971Carl Ruggles, American composer (b. 1876)
  • 1971 – Jo Siffert, Swiss race car driver and motorcycle racer (b. 1936)
  • 1972Jackie Robinson, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1919)
  • 1972 – Claire Windsor, American actress (b. 1892)
  • 1974David Oistrakh, Ukrainian violinist (b. 1908)
  • 1975İsmail Erez, Turkish lawyer and diplomat, Turkish Ambassador to France (b. 1919)
  • 1975 – Zdzisław Żygulski, Polish historian, author, and academic (b. 1888)
  • 1979Carlo Abarth, Italian automobile designer and founded of Abarth (b. 1908)
  • 1983Jiang Wen-Ye, Taiwanese composer and educator (b. 1910)
  • 1985Richie Evans, American race car driver (b. 1941)
  • 1985 – Maurice Roy, Canadian cardinal (b. 1905)
  • 1989Jerzy Kukuczka, Polish mountaineer (b. 1948)
  • 1991Gene Roddenberry, American captain, screenwriter, and producer, created Star Trek (b. 1921)
  • 1991 – Ismat Chughtai, Indian author and screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • 1992Laurie Colwin, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1944)
  • 1993Heinz Kubsch, German footballer (b. 1930)
  • 1994Yannis Hotzeas, Greek theoretician and author (b. 1930)
  • 1994 – Raul Julia, Puerto Rican-American actor and singer (b. 1940)
  • 1997Don Messick, American voice actor and singer (b. 1926)
  • 1999Berthe Qvistgaard, Danish actress (b. 1910)
  • 2001Kathleen Ankers, American actress and set designer (b. 1919)
  • 2001 – Wolf Rüdiger Hess, German author and critic (b. 1937)
  • 2001 – Jaromil Jireš, Czech director and screenwriter (b. 1935)
  • 2002Winton M. Blount, American soldier and politician, 59th United States Postmaster General (b. 1921)
  • 2002 – Hernán Gaviria, Colombian footballer (b. 1969)
  • 2002 – Harry Hay, English-American activist, co-founded the Mattachine Society and Radical Faeries (b. 1912)
  • 2002 – Peggy Moran, American actress and singer (b. 1918)
  • 2004Randy Dorton, American engineer (b. 1954)
  • 2004 – Ricky Hendrick, American race car driver and businessman (b. 1980)
  • 2004 – James Aloysius Hickey, American cardinal (b. 1920)
  • 2004 – Maaja Ranniku, Estonian chess player (b. 1941)
  • 2005Joy Clements, American soprano and actress (b. 1932)
  • 2005 – José Azcona del Hoyo, Honduran businessman and politician, President of Honduras (b. 1926)
  • 2005 – Mokarrameh Ghanbari, Iranian painter (b. 1928)
  • 2005 – Immanuel C. Y. Hsu, Chinese sinologist and scholar (b. 1923)
  • 2005 – Rosa Parks, American civil rights activist (b. 1913)[29]
  • 2005 – Robert Sloman, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1926)
  • 2006Enolia McMillan, American educator and activist (b. 1904)
  • 2006 – William Montgomery Watt, Scottish historian and scholar (b. 1909)
  • 2007Petr Eben, Czech organist and composer (b. 1929)
  • 2007 – Ian Middleton, New Zealand author (b. 1928)
  • 2007 – Alisher Saipov, Kyrgyzstan journalist (b. 1981)
  • 2007 – Anne Weale, English journalist and author (b. 1929)
  • 2008Moshe Cotel, American pianist and composer (b. 1943)
  • 2010Mike Esposito, American author and illustrator (b. 1927)
  • 2010 – Lamont Johnson, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1922)
  • 2010 – Joseph Stein, American author and playwright (b. 1912)
  • 2011Sansan Chien, Taiwanese composer and educator (b. 1967)
  • 2011 – John McCarthy, American computer scientist and academic, developed the Lisp programming language (b. 1927)
  • 2012Peggy Ahern, American actress (b. 1917)
  • 2012 – Anita Björk, Swedish actress (b. 1923)
  • 2012 – Jeff Blatnick, American wrestler and sportscaster (b. 1957)
  • 2012 – Bill Dees, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1939)
  • 2012 – Margaret Osborne duPont, American tennis player (b. 1918)
  • 2013Antonia Bird, English director and producer (b. 1951)
  • 2013 – Brooke Greenberg, American girl with a rare genetic disorder (b. 1993)
  • 2013 – Ana Bertha Lepe, Mexican model and actress (b. 1934)
  • 2013 – Lew Mayne, American football player and coach (b. 1920)
  • 2014Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, South African runner (b. 1980)
  • 2014 – S. S. Rajendran, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1928)
  • 2014 – Marcia Strassman, American actress and singer (b. 1948)
  • 2015Michael Beetham, English commander and pilot (b. 1923)
  • 2015 – Alvin Bronstein, American lawyer and academic (b. 1928)
  • 2015 – Margarita Khemlin, Ukrainian-Russian author and critic (b. 1960)
  • 2015 – Ján Chryzostom Korec, Slovak cardinal (b. 1924)
  • 2015 – Maureen O'Hara, Irish-American actress and singer (b. 1920)
  • 2016Bobby Vee, American pop singer (b. 1943)
  • 2016 – Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, Uruguayan politician, former president (2000-2005) (b. 1927)
  • 2017Fats Domino, American pianist and singer-songwriter (b. 1928)
  • 2017 – Robert Guillaume, American actor (b. 1927)
  • 2017 – Girija Devi, Indian classical singer (b. 1929)
  • 2018Tony Joe White, American singer/songwriter (b.1943)[30]

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Anthony Mary Claret
    • Eberigisil (Evergitus)
    • Five Martyrs of Carthage (Felix and companions)
    • Luigi Guanella
    • Magloire of Dol
    • Martin of Vertou
    • Proclus of Constantinople
    • Rafael Guízar y Valencia
    • Senoch
    • October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Azad Kashmir Day (Pakistan)
  • Day of Special Forces of the Armed Forces (Russia)
  • Food Day (United States)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Zambia from United Kingdom in 1964.
  • Suez Day (Egypt)
  • United Nations Day, the anniversary of the 1945 Charter of the United Nations (International)
  • World Development Information Day
  • World Polio Day

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