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Events

  • 610Heraclius arrives at Constantinople, kills Byzantine Emperor Phocas, and becomes emperor.[1]
  • 816 – King Louis the Pious is crowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire by the Pope.[2]
  • 869 – The Fourth Council of Constantinople is convened to depose patriarch Photios I.[3]
  • 1143 – King Alfonso VII of León and Castile recognises Portugal as a Kingdom.
  • 1450Louis IX, Duke of Bavaria expels Jews from his jurisdiction.
  • 1550 – The city of Concepción is founded, in present-day Chile.[4]
  • 1607 – Assassins sent by the Pope attempt to kill Venetian statesman and scientist Paolo Sarpi.
  • 1665 – The University of Kiel is founded.
  • 1789 – French Revolution: The Women's March on Versailles effectively terminates royal authority.
  • 1813 – War of 1812: The Army of the Northwest defeats a British and Native Canadian force threatening Detroit.
  • 1838 – The Killough massacre in east Texas sees eighteen Texian settlers either killed or kidnapped.
  • 1857 – The city of Anaheim, California is founded.
  • 1869 – The Saxby Gale devastates the Bay of Fundy region in Canada.
  • 1869 – The Hennepin Island tunnel collapses during construction, nearly destroying St. Anthony Falls.
  • 1877 – The Nez Perce War in the northwestern United States comes to an end.
  • 1905 – The Wright brothers pilot the Wright Flyer III in a new world record flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes.
  • 1910 – In a revolution in Portugal the monarchy is overthrown and a republic is declared.
  • 1911 – The Kowloon–Canton Railway commences service.
  • 1914World War I: An aircraft successfully destroys another aircraft with gunfire.[5]
  • 1921 – The World Series is the first to be broadcast on radio.
  • 1930 – British airship R101 crashes in France en route to India on its maiden voyage.
  • 1936 – The Jarrow March sets off for London.
  • 1938 – In Nazi Germany, Jews' passports are invalidated.
  • 1943 – Ninety-eight American POWs are executed by Japanese forces on Wake Island.
  • 1944 – The Provisional Government of the French Republic enfranchises women.
  • 1945 – A six-month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of the Warner Brothers studio.
  • 1947 – President Truman makes the first televised Oval Office address.[6]
  • 1948 – The Ashgabat earthquake kills between 10,000 and 110,000 people.
  • 1966 – A reactor at the Enrico Fermi Nuclear Generating Station near Detroit suffers a partial meltdown.
  • 1968 – A Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association march in Derry is violently suppressed by police.
  • 1970 – The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is founded.
  • 1970 – The British Trade Commissioner is kidnapped by members of the FLQ, triggering the October Crisis in Canada.
  • 1974 – Bombs planted by the PIRA kill four British soldiers and one civilian.
  • 1982 – Tylenol products are recalled after bottles in Chicago laced with cyanide cause seven deaths.
  • 1984Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space.
  • 1986Mordechai Vanunu's story in The Sunday Times reveals Israel's secret nuclear weapons.
  • 1988 – A Chilean opposition coalition defeats Augusto Pinochet in his re-election attempt.
  • 1990 – After 150 years The Herald newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, is published for the last time as a separate newspaper.
  • 1991 – An Indonesian Air Force C-130 crash kills 135 people.
  • 1999 – The Ladbroke Grove rail crash in west London kills 31 people.
  • 2000Mass demonstrations in Serbia force the resignation of Slobodan Milošević.
  • 2011 – In the Mekong River massacre, two Chinese cargo boats are hijacked and 13 crew members murdered.

Births

  • 1274Al-Dhahabi, Syrian scholar and historian (d. 1348)
  • 1338Alexios III of Trebizond (d. 1390)
  • 1377Louis II of Anjou (d. 1417)
  • 1422Catherine, Princess of Asturias, Spanish royal (d. 1424)[7]
  • 1487Ludwig of Hanau-Lichtenberg, German nobleman (d. 1553)
  • 1520Alessandro Farnese, Italian cardinal and diplomat (d. 1589)
  • 1524Rani Durgavati, Queen of Gond (d. 1564)
  • 1609Paul Fleming, German physician and poet (d. 1640)
  • 1641Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (d. 1707)
  • 1658Mary of Modena (d. 1718)
  • 1687Maria Maddalena Martinengo, Italian nun (d. 1737)
  • 1695John Glas, Scottish minister (d. 1773)
  • 1703Jonathan Edwards, American pastor and theologian (d. 1758)
  • 1712Francesco Guardi, Italian painter (d. 1793)
  • 1713Denis Diderot, French philosopher and critic (d. 1784)
  • 1715Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, French economist and educator (d. 1789)
  • 1728Chevalier d'Éon, French diplomat and spy (d. 1810)
  • 1743Giuseppe Gazzaniga, Italian composer and educator (d. 1818)
  • 1781Bernard Bolzano, Czech mathematician and philosopher (d. 1848)
  • 1792Joseph Crosfield, English businessman (d. 1844)
  • 1795Alexander Keith, Scottish-Canadian brewer and politician, 13th Mayor of Halifax (d. 1873)
  • 1803Friedrich Bernhard Westphal, Danish-German painter (d. 1844)
  • 1816Ursula Frayne, Irish-Australian nun and missionary (d. 1885)
  • 1817Catherine Cooper Hopley, British author and naturalist (d. 1911)
  • 1820David Wilber, American lawyer and politician (d. 1890)
  • 1824Henry Chadwick, English-American historian and author (d. 1908)
  • 1829Chester A. Arthur, American general, lawyer, and politician, 21st President of the United States (d. 1886)
  • 1844Francis William Reitz, South African lawyer and politician, 5th State President of the Orange Free State (d. 1934)
  • 1848Guido von List, Austrian-German journalist and poet (d. 1919)
  • 1850Sergey Muromtsev, Russian lawyer and politician (d. 1910)
  • 1857Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich, Irish author and playwright (d. 1942)
  • 1858Helen Churchill Candee, American journalist and author (d. 1949)
  • 1864Louis Lumière, French director and producer (d. 1948)
  • 1873Lucien Mérignac, French fencer (d. 1941)
  • 1877Mike O'Neill, Irish-American baseball player and manager (d. 1959)
  • 1878Louise Dresser, American actress (d. 1965)
  • 1879Francis Peyton Rous, American pathologist and virologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1882Robert H. Goddard, American physicist, engineer, and academic (d. 1945)
  • 1883Ernst Pittschau, German actor (d. 1951)
  • 1885Arunachalam Mahadeva, Sri Lankan politician and diplomat (d. 1969)
  • 1885 – Ida Rubinstein, Russian ballerina and actress (d. 1960)
  • 1887René Cassin, French judge and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1976)
  • 1887 – Manny Ziener, German actress (d. 1972)
  • 1888Mary Fuller, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1973)
  • 1889Teresa de la Parra, French-Venezuelan author and educator (d. 1936)
  • 1892Remington Kellogg, American zoologist and paleontologist (d. 1969)
  • 1894Bevil Rudd, South African runner and journalist (d. 1948)
  • 1898Nachum Gutman, Moldovan-Israeli painter and sculptor (d. 1980)
  • 1899Elda Anderson, American physicist and health researcher (d. 1961)
  • 1900Bing Xin, Chinese author and poet, known for her contributions to children's literature (d. 1998)
  • 1900 – Margherita Bontade, Italian politician (d. 1992)
  • 1901John Alton, Austrian-American director and cinematographer (d. 1996)
  • 1902Larry Fine, American comedian (d. 1975)
  • 1902 – Ray Kroc, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1984)
  • 1903M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist and academic (d. 1989)
  • 1905John Hoyt, American actor (d. 1991)
  • 1905 – Harriet E. MacGibbon, American actress (d. 1987)
  • 1907Mrs. Miller, American novelty singer (d. 1997)
  • 1907 – Ragnar Nurkse, Estonian-American economist and academic (d. 1959)
  • 1908Mehmet Ali Aybar, Turkish lawyer and politician (d. 1995)
  • 1908 – Joshua Logan, American director and screenwriter (d. 1988)
  • 1909Tony Malinosky, American baseball player and soldier (d. 2011)
  • 1911Pierre Dansereau, Canadian ecologist and academic (d. 2011)
  • 1911 – Brian O'Nolan, Irish author and playwright (d. 1966)
  • 1912Fritz Fischer, German physician (d. 2003)
  • 1913Eugene B. Fluckey, American admiral, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2007)
  • 1914Zhang Zhen, Chinese general and politician (d. 2015)
  • 1916Stetson Kennedy, American author and activist (d. 2011)
  • 1917Allen Ludden, American television personality and game show host (d. 1981)
  • 1917 – Magda Szabó, Hungarian author and poet (d. 2007)
  • 1919Donald Pleasence, English actor (d. 1995)
  • 1921Bill Willis, American football player and coach (d. 2007)
  • 1922Jim Godbolt, English historian and journalist (d. 2013)
  • 1922 – José Froilán González, Argentinian racing driver (d. 2013)
  • 1922 – Bil Keane, American soldier and cartoonist (d. 2011)
  • 1922 – Jock Stein, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1985)
  • 1923Philip Berrigan, American priest and activist (d. 2002)
  • 1923 – Stig Dagerman, Swedish journalist and author (d. 1954)
  • 1923 – Albert Guðmundsson, Icelandic footballer and politician (d. 1994)
  • 1923 – Glynis Johns, South African-born British actress and singer
  • 1923 – Kailashpati Mishra, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Governor of Gujarat (d. 2012)
  • 1924Bill Dana, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2017)
  • 1924 – José Donoso, Chilean author (d. 1996)
  • 1924 – Barbara Kelly, Canadian actress and screenwriter (d. 2007)
  • 1924 – Frederic Morton, Austrian-American banker, journalist, and author (d. 2015)
  • 1924 – Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • 1925Gail Davis, American actress (d. 1997)
  • 1925 – Herbert Kretzmer, South African-English journalist and songwriter
  • 1925 – Antoine Gizenga, Congolese politician (d. 2019)
  • 1925 – Walter Dale Miller, American lawyer and politician, 29th Governor of South Dakota (d. 2015)
  • 1926Avraham Adan, Israeli general (d. 2012)
  • 1926 – Willi Unsoeld, American mountaineer and educator (d. 1979)
  • 1928Louise Fitzhugh, American author and illustrator (d. 1974)
  • 1929Richard F. Gordon Jr., American captain, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2017)
  • 1929 – Bill Wirtz, American businessman (d. 2007)
  • 1930Pavel Popovich, Ukrainian general, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2009)
  • 1930 – Reinhard Selten, German economist and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2016)
  • 1931Rosalie Gower, Canadian nurse and politician (d. 2013)
  • 1932Neal Ascherson, Scottish journalist and author
  • 1932 – Dean Prentice, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1932 – Michael John Rogers, English ornithologist and police officer (d. 2006)
  • 1933Doug Bailey, American political consultant, founded The Hotline (d. 2013)
  • 1933 – Diane Cilento, Australian actress and author (d. 2011)
  • 1933 – Billy Lee Riley, American rockabilly musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer (d. 2009)
  • 1934Kenneth D. Taylor, Canadian businessman and diplomat (d. 2015)
  • 1936Václav Havel, Czech poet, playwright, and politician, 1st President of the Czech Republic (d. 2011)
  • 1937Carlo Mastrangelo, American doo-wop singer (d. 2016)
  • 1937 – Barry Switzer, American football player and coach
  • 1938Johnny Duncan, American country singer (d. 2006)
  • 1938 – Teresa Heinz, Mozambican-American businesswoman and philanthropist
  • 1939Marie-Claire Blais, Canadian author and playwright
  • 1939 – A. R. Penck, German painter and sculptor (d. 2017)
  • 1939 – Walter Wolf, Austrian-Canadian businessman, founded Walter Wolf Racing
  • 1939 – Consuelo Ynares-Santiago, Filipino lawyer and jurist
  • 1940Rein Aun, Estonian decathlete and coach (d. 1995)
  • 1940 – John Byrne Cooke, American author and photographer (d. 2017)
  • 1940 – Bob Cowper, Australian cricketer
  • 1941Roy Book Binder, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1941 – Stephanie Cole, English actress
  • 1941 – Eduardo Duhalde, Argentinian lawyer and politician, 50th President of Argentina
  • 1942Billy Scott, American singer-songwriter (d. 2012)
  • 1942 – Richard Street, American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1943Ben Cardin, American lawyer and politician
  • 1943 – Steve Miller, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1943 – Michael Morpurgo, English author, poet, and playwright
  • 1944Richard Rosser, Baron Rosser, English union leader and politician
  • 1945Brian Connolly, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1997)
  • 1945 – Geoff Leigh, English saxophonist and flute player
  • 1946Zahida Hina, Pakistani journalist and author
  • 1946 – Robin Lane Fox, English historian and author
  • 1946 – Heather MacRae, American actress
  • 1946 – Jean Perron, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1946 – David Watson, English footballer
  • 1947Brian Johnson, English singer-songwriter
  • 1947 – Michèle Pierre-Louis, Haitian politician, 14th Prime Minister of Haiti
  • 1948Carter Cornelius, American singer (d. 1991)
  • 1948 – Russell Mael, American vocalist
  • 1948 – Tawl Ross, American guitarist
  • 1948 – Zoran Živković, Serbian author and academic
  • 1949Peter Ackroyd, English biographer, novelist and critic
  • 1949 – Ralph Goodale, Canadian lawyer and politician, 36th Canadian Minister of Finance
  • 1949 – Bill James, American historian and author
  • 1949 – B. W. Stevenson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1988)
  • 1949 – Yashiki Takajin, Japanese singer and television host (d. 2014)
  • 1950"Fast" Eddie Clarke, English rock guitarist (d. 2018)
  • 1950 – Jeff Conaway, American actor and singer (d. 2011)
  • 1950 – Edward P. Jones, American novelist and short story writer
  • 1950 – James Rizzi, American painter and illustrator (d. 2011)
  • 1951Karen Allen, American actress
  • 1951 – Bob Geldof, British singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1952Clive Barker, English author, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1952 – Harold Faltermeyer, German keyboard player, composer, and producer
  • 1952 – Imran Khan, Pakistani cricketer and Prime Minister
  • 1953Philip Hampton, English-Scottish accountant and businessman
  • 1953 – Roy Laidlaw, Scottish rugby player
  • 1955John Alexander, English footballer
  • 1955 – Jean-Jacques Lafon, French singer-songwriter
  • 1955 – Adair Turner, Baron Turner of Ecchinswell, English academic and businessman
  • 1957Mark Geragos, American lawyer
  • 1957 – Lee Thompson, English singer-songwriter and saxophonist
  • 1957 – Bernie Mac, American actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2008)
  • 1958André Kuipers, Dutch physician and astronaut
  • 1958 – Neil Peart, Australian footballer
  • 1958 – Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, cosmologist, and author
  • 1959Maya Lin, American architect and sculptor, designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Civil Rights Memorial
  • 1959 – Kelly Joe Phelps, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1959 – David Shannon, American author and illustrator
  • 1959 – Kenan İpek, Turkish lawyer and judge
  • 1960Careca, Brazilian footballer
  • 1960 – Daniel Baldwin, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1960 – David Kirk, New Zealand rugby player and coach
  • 1961Pato Banton, English singer-songwriter
  • 1961 – David Bryson, American guitarist and singer-songwriter
  • 1961 – Sharon Cheslow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1962Michael Andretti, American race car driver
  • 1962 – Thomas Herbst, German footballer and manager
  • 1962 – Caron Keating, British television host (d. 2004)
  • 1963Laura Davies, English golfer and sportscaster
  • 1963 – Tony Dodemaide, Australian cricketer
  • 1963 – Michael Hadschieff, Austrian speed skater
  • 1963 – Nick Robinson, English journalist and blogger
  • 1964Dave Dederer, American guitarist and singer
  • 1964 – Philip A. Haigh, English historian and author
  • 1964 – Malik Saidullaev, Russian businessman
  • 1964 – Korina Sanchez, Filipino journalist
  • 1965Trace Armstrong, American football player and agent
  • 1965 – Mario Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1965 – Patrick Roy, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1966Dennis Byrd, American football player (d. 2016)
  • 1966 – Sean M. Carroll, American physicist, cosmologist, and academic
  • 1966 – Terri Runnels, American wrestler and manager
  • 1966 – Jan Verhaas, Dutch snooker player and referee
  • 1967Rex Chapman, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1967 – Guy Pearce, English-Australian actor
  • 1967 – Dorian West, Welsh-English rugby player
  • 1970Josie Bissett, American actress
  • 1970 – Matthew Knights, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1970 – Audie Pitre, American singer and bass player (d. 1997)
  • 1970 – Tord Gustavsen, Norwegian pianist and composer
  • 1970 – Cal Wilson, New Zealand comedian, actress, and screenwriter
  • 1971Tonia Antoniazzi, British politician
  • 1971 – Mauricio Pellegrino, Argentinian footballer and manager
  • 1972Annely Akkermann, Estonian banker and politician
  • 1972 – Aaron Guiel, Canadian baseball player
  • 1972 – Grant Hill, American basketball player and actor
  • 1972 – Thomas Roberts, American journalist and actor
  • 1973Cédric Villani, French mathematician and academic
  • 1974Rich Franklin, American mixed martial artist and actor
  • 1974 – Colin Meloy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1974 – Anousjka van Exel, Dutch tennis player
  • 1975Bobo Baldé, French-Guinean footballer
  • 1975 – Carson Ellis, American painter and illustrator
  • 1975 – Parminder Nagra, English actress
  • 1975 – Monica Rial, American voice actress, director, and screenwriter
  • 1975 – Kate Winslet, English actress
  • 1976Ramzan Kadyrov, Russian-Chechen general and politician, 3rd President of the Chechen Republic
  • 1976 – Royston Tan, Singaporean director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1976 – J. J. Yeley, American race car driver
  • 1977Hugleikur Dagsson, Icelandic author, illustrator, and critic
  • 1977 – Vinnie Paz, Italian-American rapper and producer
  • 1977 – Konstantin Zyryanov, Russian footballer
  • 1978Mark Gower, English footballer
  • 1978 – Jesse Palmer, Canadian football player and sportscaster
  • 1978 – Shane Ryan, Irish footballer and hurler
  • 1978 – James Valentine, American guitarist
  • 1978 – Steinar Nickelsen, Norwegian organist and composer
  • 1978 – Morgan Webb, Canadian-American television host and producer
  • 1979Vince Grella, Australian footballer
  • 1979 – Curtis Sanford, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980Paul Thomas, American bass player
  • 1980 – James Toseland, English motorcycle racer
  • 1981Jeanette Antolin, American gymnast[8]
  • 1981 – Joel Lindpere, Estonian footballer
  • 1981 – Andy Nägelein, German footballer
  • 1982Michael Roos, Estonian-American football player
  • 1982 – Steve Williams, Australian-German rugby player
  • 1983Jesse Eisenberg, American actor and writer
  • 1983 – Florian Mayer, German tennis player
  • 1983 – Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1984Naima Adedapo, American singer and dancer
  • 1984 – Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer
  • 1985Nicola Roberts, English singer-songwriter
  • 1986Mladen Bartulović, Croatian footballer
  • 1987Dillon Francis, American DJ and record producer
  • 1987 – Kevin Mirallas, Belgian footballer
  • 1987 – Tim Ream, American soccer player
  • 1987 – Park So-yeon, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress
  • 1987 – Javier Villa, Spanish racing driver
  • 1987 – Luigi Vitale, Italian footballer
  • 1988Benny Howell, English cricketer
  • 1988 – Bahar Kızıl, German singer-songwriter
  • 1988 – Kevin Olusola, American musician, beatboxer, singer-songwriter, rapper, and record producer
  • 1988 – Maja Salvador, Filipino actress, dancer, singer, and host
  • 1989Kelsey Adrian, Canadian basketball player
  • 1989 – Marcel Baude, German footballer
  • 1989 – Ify Ibekwe, American basketball player
  • 1990Nathan Peats, Australian rugby league player
  • 1992Kevin Magnussen, Danish racing driver[9]
  • 1996Jayden Nikorima, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1999Connor McLennan, Scottish footballer
  • 2000Taahira Butterfield, Bermudian athlete
  • 2006Jacob Tremblay, Canadian actor

Deaths

  • 578Justin II, Byzantine emperor (b. 520)
  • 610Phocas, Byzantine emperor
  • 989Henry III, duke of Bavaria (b. 940)[10]
  • 1056Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1016)
  • 1111Robert II, count of Flanders (b. 1065)
  • 1112Sigebert of Gembloux, French monk, historian, and author (b. 1030)
  • 1214Alfonso VIII, king of Castile and Toledo (b. 1155)
  • 1225Al-Nasir, Abbasid caliph (b. 1158)
  • 1285Philip III, king of France (b. 1245)
  • 1354Giovanni Visconti, Italian cardinal (b. 1290)[11]
  • 1398Blanche of Navarre, queen of France (b. 1330)
  • 1399Raymond of Capua, Italian priest and Master General (b. c. 1330)
  • 1524Joachim Patinir, Flemish landscape painter (b. c. 1480)
  • 1528Richard Foxe, English bishop and academic (b. 1448)
  • 1540Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet and educator (b. 1488)
  • 1564Pierre de Manchicourt, Flemish composer and educator (b. 1510)
  • 1565Lodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician and academic (b. 1522)
  • 1606Philippe Desportes, French poet and author (b. 1546)
  • 1629Heribert Rosweyde, Jesuit hagiographer (b. 1569)
  • 1714Kaibara Ekken, Japanese botanist and philosopher (b. 1630)
  • 1740Jean-Philippe Baratier, German astronomer and scholar (b. 1721)
  • 1777Johann Andreas Segner, Slovak-German mathematician, physicist, and physician (b. 1704)
  • 1802Sanité Bélair, Haitian freedom fighter (b. 1781)[12]
  • 1805Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1738)
  • 1813Tecumseh, American tribal leader (b. 1768)
  • 1827William Mullins, 2nd Baron Ventry, Anglo-Irish politician and peer (b. 1761)
  • 1848Joseph Hormayr, Baron zu Hortenburg, Austrian-German historian and politician (b. 1781)
  • 1861Antoni Melchior Fijałkowski, Polish archbishop (b. 1778)
  • 1880Jacques Offenbach, German-French cellist and composer (b. 1819)
  • 1885Thomas C. Durant, American railroad tycoon (b. 1820)
  • 1895Ralph Tollemache, English priest (b. 1826)
  • 1913Hans von Bartels, German painter and educator (b. 1856)
  • 1914Albert Solomon, Australian politician, 23rd Premier of Tasmania (b. 1876)
  • 1918Roland Garros, French soldier and pilot (b. 1888)
  • 1921John Storey, Australian politician, 20th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1869)
  • 1927Sam Warner, Polish-American director, producer, and screenwriter, co-founded Warner Bros. (b. 1887)
  • 1929Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly, Indian priest, founded the Sisters of the Destitute (b. 1876)
  • 1930Christopher Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson, Indian-English soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Air (b. 1875)
  • 1933Renée Adorée, French-American actress (b. 1898)
  • 1933 – Nikolai Yudenich, Russian general (b. 1862)
  • 1936J. Slauerhoff, Dutch poet and author (b. 1898)
  • 1938Faustina Kowalska, Polish nun and saint (b. 1905)
  • 1938 – Albert Ranft, Swedish actor and director (b. 1858)
  • 1940Ballington Booth, English-American activist, co-founded the Volunteers of America (b. 1857)
  • 1940 – Lincoln Loy McCandless, American rancher and politician (b. 1859)
  • 1940 – Silvestre Revueltas, Mexican violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1889)
  • 1941Louis Brandeis, American lawyer and jurist (b. 1856)
  • 1942Dorothea Klumpke, American astronomer (b. 1861)
  • 1943Leon Roppolo, American clarinet player and composer (b. 1902)
  • 1950Frederic Lewy, German-American neurologist and academic (b. 1885)
  • 1952Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (b. 1884)
  • 1967Clifton Williams, American astronaut (b. 1932)
  • 1976Barbara Nichols, American actress (b. 1928)
  • 1976 – Lars Onsager, Norwegian-American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
  • 1981Gloria Grahame, American actress (b. 1923)
  • 1983Humberto Mauro, Brazilian director and screenwriter (b. 1897)
  • 1983 – Earl Tupper, American inventor and businessman, founded the Tupperware Corporation (b. 1907)
  • 1985Karl Menger, Austrian-American mathematician from the Vienna Circle (b. 1902)
  • 1986Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver and accountant (b. 1947)
  • 1986 – Hal B. Wallis, American film producer (b. 1898)
  • 1986 – James H. Wilkinson, English mathematician and computer scientist (b. 1919)
  • 1992Eddie Kendricks, American singer-songwriter (b. 1939)
  • 1996Seymour Cray, American engineer and businessman, founded CRAY Inc (b. 1925)
  • 1997Brian Pillman, American football player and wrestler (b. 1962)
  • 2000Johanna Döbereiner, Brazilian agronomist (b. 1924)
  • 2000 – Cătălin Hîldan, Romanian footballer (b. 1976)
  • 2001Mike Mansfield, American soldier, politician, and diplomat, 22nd United States Ambassador to Japan (b. 1903)
  • 2002Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
  • 2003Dan Snyder, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1978)
  • 2003 – Timothy Treadwell, American environmentalist, director, and producer (b. 1957)
  • 2004Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
  • 2004 – William H. Dobelle, American biologist and academic (b. 1941)
  • 2004 – Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-English physicist and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)
  • 2006Antonio Peña, Mexican wrestling promoter, founded Lucha Libre AAA World Wide (b. 1953)
  • 2009Mike Alexander, English singer-songwriter and bass player (b. 1977)
  • 2010Bernard Clavel, French journalist and author (b. 1923)
  • 2010 – Mary Leona Gage, American model and actress, Miss USA 1957 (b. 1939)
  • 2010 – Steve Lee, Swiss singer-songwriter (b. 1963)
  • 2011Derrick Bell, American academic and scholar (b. 1930)
  • 2011 – Bert Jansch, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1943)
  • 2011 – Steve Jobs, American businessman, co-founder of Apple Inc. and Pixar (b. 1955)
  • 2011 – Charles Napier, American actor and singer (b. 1936)
  • 2011 – Fred Shuttlesworth, American activist, co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (b. 1922)
  • 2011 – Gökşin Sipahioğlu, Turkish photographer and journalist (b. 1926)
  • 2012Keith Campbell, English biologist and academic (b. 1954)
  • 2012 – Vojin Dimitrijević, Croatian-Serbian lawyer and activist (b. 1932)
  • 2012 – James W. Holley, III, American dentist and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Edvard Mirzoyan, Georgian-Armenian composer and educator (b. 1921)
  • 2012 – Claude Pinoteau, French director and screenwriter (b. 1925)
  • 2013Ruth R. Benerito, American chemist and academic (b. 1916)
  • 2013 – Carlo Lizzani, Italian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1922)
  • 2013 – Yakkun Sakurazuka, Japanese voice actress and singer (b. 1976)
  • 2014David Chavchavadze, English-American CIA officer and author (b. 1924)
  • 2014 – Andrea de Cesaris, Italian racing driver (b. 1959)
  • 2014 – Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1930)
  • 2014 – Yuri Lyubimov, Russian actor and director (b. 1917)
  • 2015Chantal Akerman, Belgian-French actress, director, and producer (b. 1950)
  • 2015 – Joker Arroyo, Filipino lawyer and politician (b. 1927)
  • 2015 – Grace Lee Boggs, American philosopher, author, and activist (b. 1915)
  • 2015 – Henning Mankell, Swedish author and playwright (b. 1948)
  • 2016Brock Yates, American journalist and author (b. 1933)
  • 2017Eberhard van der Laan, Dutch politician, mayor of Amsterdam (b. 1955)

Holidays and observances

  • World Space Week (October 4–10)
  • Armed Forces Day (Indonesia)
  • Christian feast day:
    • Anna Schäffer
    • Faustina Kowalska
    • Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos (Roman Catholic Church)
    • Blessed Bartolo Longo
    • Thraseas
    • Hor and Susia (Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria)
    • Placid and Maurus
    • Placidus (martyr)
    • October 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Constitution Day (Vanuatu)
  • Engineer's Day (Bolivia)
  • International Day of No Prostitution
  • Republic Day (Portugal)
  • Teachers' Day (Pakistan)
  • Teachers' Day (Russia)
  • World Teachers' Day

References

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