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Events

  • 904 – The warlord Zhu Quanzhong kills Emperor Zhaozong, the penultimate emperor of the Tang dynasty, after seizing control of the imperial government.
  • 1236 – The Samogitians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in the Battle of Saule.
  • 1499 – The Treaty of Basel concludes the Swabian War.
  • 1586 – The Battle of Zutphen is a Spanish victory over the English and Dutch.
  • 1692 – The last hanging of those convicted of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials; others are all eventually released.
  • 1711 – The Tuscarora War begins in present-day North Carolina.
  • 1761George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz are crowned King and Queen, respectively, of the Kingdom of Great Britain.
  • 1776Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during the American Revolution.
  • 1789 – The office of United States Postmaster General is established.
  • 1789 – Battle of Rymnik: Alexander Suvorov's Russian and allied army defeats superior Ottoman Empire forces.
  • 1792Primidi Vendémiaire of year one of the French Republican Calendar as the French First Republic comes into being.
  • 1823Joseph Smith claims to have found the golden plates after being directed by God through the Angel Moroni to the place where they were buried.
  • 1857 – The Russian warship Lefort capsizes and sinks during a storm in the Gulf of Finland, killing all 826 aboard.
  • 1862 – A preliminary version of the Emancipation Proclamation is released by Abraham Lincoln.
  • 1866 – The Battle of Curupayty is Paraguay's only significant victory in the Paraguayan War.
  • 1885Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to the Irish Home Rule movement.
  • 1888 – The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published.
  • 1892Lindal Railway Incident, providing inspiration for "The Lost Special" by A.C. Doyle and the TV serial Lost.
  • 1896Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
  • 1910 – The Duke of York's Picture House opens in Brighton, now the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
  • 1914 – A German submarine sinks three British cruisers over a seventy-minute period, killing almost 1500 sailors.
  • 1919 – The steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States.
  • 1927 – Jack Dempsey loses the "Long Count" boxing match to Gene Tunney.
  • 1934 – The Gresford disaster in Wales kills 266 miners and rescuers.
  • 1937Spanish Civil War: Peña Blanca is taken, ending the Battle of El Mazuco.
  • 1939World War II: A joint German–Soviet military parade in Brest-Litovsk is held to celebrate the successful invasion of Poland.
  • 1941The Holocaust in Ukraine: On the Jewish New Year Day, the German SS murders 6,000 Jews in Vinnytsia, Ukraine. Those are the survivors of the previous killings that took place a few days earlier in which about 24,000 Jews were executed.
  • 1948Gail Halvorsen officially starts parachuting candy to children as part of the Berlin Airlift.
  • 1948 – Israeli-Palestine conflict: The All-Palestine Government is established by the Arab League.[1]
  • 1957 – In Haiti, François Duvalier is elected president.
  • 1960 – The Sudanese Republic is renamed Mali after the withdrawal of Senegal from the Mali Federation.
  • 1965 – The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, ends after the United Nations calls for a ceasefire.
  • 1975Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is foiled by the Secret Service.
  • 1979 – A bright flash, resembling the detonation of a nuclear weapon, is observed near the Prince Edward Islands. Its cause is never determined.
  • 1980 – Iraq invades Iran.
  • 1991 – The Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public for the first time.
  • 1993 – A barge strikes a railroad bridge near Mobile, Alabama, causing the deadliest train wreck in Amtrak history. Forty-seven passengers are killed.
  • 1993 – A Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia.
  • 1995 – An E-3B AWACS crashes outside Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board are killed.
  • 1995 – The Nagerkovil school bombing is carried out by the Sri Lanka Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil schoolchildren.
  • 2013 – At least 75 people are killed in a suicide bombing at a Christian church in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Births

  • 1013Richeza of Poland, Queen of Hungary (d. 1075)
  • 1211Ibn Khallikan, Iraqi scholar and judge (d. 1282)
  • 1373Thomas le Despenser, 1st Earl of Gloucester (d. 1400)
  • 1515Anne of Cleves (d. 1557)
  • 1547Philipp Nicodemus Frischlin, German philologist, mathematician, astronomer, and poet (d. 1590)
  • 1552 – Tsar Vasili IV of Russia (d. 1612)
  • 1593Matthäus Merian, Swiss-German engraver and cartographer (d. 1650)
  • 1601Anne of Austria, Queen and regent of France (d. 1666)[2]
  • 1606Li Zicheng, Chinese emperor (d. 1645)
  • 1680Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (d. 1747)
  • 1694Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1773)
  • 1715Jean-Étienne Guettard, French mineralogist and botanist (d. 1786)
  • 1741Peter Simon Pallas, German zoologist and botanist (d. 1811)
  • 1743Quintin Craufurd, Scottish author (d. 1819)
  • 1762Elizabeth Simcoe, English-Canadian painter and author (d. 1850)
  • 1765Paolo Ruffini, Italian mathematician and philosopher (d. 1822)
  • 1788Theodore Hook, English composer and educator (d. 1841)
  • 1791Michael Faraday, English physicist and chemist (d. 1867)
  • 1819Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian and academic (d. 1897)
  • 1829Tự Đức, Vietnamese emperor (d. 1883)
  • 1833Stephen D. Lee, American general and academic (d. 1908)
  • 1835Alexander Potebnja, Ukrainian linguist and philosopher (d. 1891)
  • 1841Andrejs Pumpurs, Latvian soldier and poet (d. 1902)
  • 1862Anastasios Charalambis, Greek lieutenant and politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1949)
  • 1868Louise McKinney, Canadian educator and politician (d. 1931)
  • 1870Charlotte Cooper, English-Scottish tennis player (d. 1966)
  • 1870 – Arthur Pryor, American trombonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 1942)
  • 1875Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Lithuanian painter and composer (d. 1911)
  • 1876André Tardieu, French journalist and politician, 67th Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)
  • 1878Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese politician and diplomat, 51st Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1967)
  • 1880Christabel Pankhurst, English activist, co-founded the Women's Social and Political Union (d. 1958)
  • 1882Wilhelm Keitel, German field marshal (d. 1946)
  • 1883Ferenc Oslay, Hungarian-Slovene historian and author (d. 1932)
  • 1883 – Frank George Woollard, English engineer (d. 1957)
  • 1885Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect and academic, designed the Stockholm Public Library (d. 1940)
  • 1885 – Ben Chifley, Australian engineer and politician, 16th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1951)
  • 1885 – Erich von Stroheim, Austrian-American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1957)
  • 1887Bhaurao Patil, Indian educator and activist (d. 1959)
  • 1889Hooks Dauss, American baseball player (d. 1963)
  • 1891Alma Thomas, American painter and educator (d. 1978)
  • 1892Billy West, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1975)
  • 1894Elisabeth Rethberg, German soprano (d. 1976)
  • 1895Paul Muni, Ukrainian-born American actor (d. 1967)
  • 1896Uri Zvi Greenberg, Ukrainian-Israeli poet and journalist (d. 1981)
  • 1896 – Henry Segrave, American-English race car driver (d. 1930)
  • 1899Elsie Allen, Native American Pomo basket weaver (d. 1990)[3]
  • 1900Paul Hugh Emmett, American chemist and engineer (d. 1985)
  • 1900 – William Spratling, American-Mexican silversmith and educator (d. 1967)
  • 1901Nadezhda Alliluyeva, second wife of Joseph Stalin (d. 1932)
  • 1901 – Charles Brenton Huggins, Canadian-American physician and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)
  • 1902John Houseman, Romanian-American actor and producer (d. 1988)
  • 1905Haakon Lie, Norwegian lawyer and politician (d. 2009)
  • 1905 – Eugen Sänger, Czech-Austrian engineer (d. 1964)
  • 1907Maurice Blanchot, French philosopher and author (d. 2003)
  • 1907 – Philip Fotheringham-Parker, English race car driver (d. 1981)
  • 1907 – Hermann Schlichting, German engineer and academic (d. 1982)
  • 1908Esphyr Slobodkina, Russian-American author and illustrator (d. 2002)
  • 1909John Engstead, American photographer and journalist (d. 1983)
  • 1910György Faludy, Hungarian poet and author (d. 2006)
  • 1912Herbert Mataré, German physicist and academic (d. 2011)
  • 1912 – Martha Scott, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1913Lillian Chestney, American painter and illustrator (d. 2000)
  • 1915Grigory Frid, Russian pianist and composer (d. 2012)
  • 1918Hans Scholl, German activist (d. 1943)
  • 1918 – Henryk Szeryng, Mexican violinist and educator (d. 1988)
  • 1920Eric Baker, English activist, co-founded Amnesty International (d. 1976)
  • 1920 – Anders Lassen, Danish-English soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1945)
  • 1920 – Bob Lemon, American baseball player and manager (d. 2000)
  • 1920 – William H. Riker, American political scientist and academic (d. 1993)
  • 1921Will Elder, Jewish-American illustrator (d. 2008)
  • 1922David Sive, American environmentalist and lawyer (d. 2014)
  • 1923Dannie Abse, Welsh physician, poet, and author (d. 2014)
  • 1924Bernard Gauthier, French cyclist (d. 2018)
  • 1924 – Charles Keeping, English author and illustrator (d. 1988)
  • 1924 – Rosamunde Pilcher, English author (d. 2019)
  • 1924 – Charles Waterhouse, American painter, sculptor, and illustrator (d. 2013)
  • 1924 – J. William Middendorf, American soldier and politician, 14th United States Secretary of the Navy
  • 1924 – Ray Wetzel, American trumpet player and composer (d. 1951)
  • 1925Virginia Capers, American actress and singer (d. 2004)
  • 1925 – Leila Hadley, American author (d. 2009)
  • 1926Bill Smith, American clarinet player and composer
  • 1927Gordon Astall, English footballer and coach
  • 1927 – Tommy Lasorda, American baseball player, coach, and manager
  • 1928Eric Broadley, English engineer and businessman, founded Lola Cars (d. 2017)
  • 1928 – James Lawson, American activist, author, and academic
  • 1928 – Eugene Roche, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1928 – Johnny Valentine, American wrestler (d. 2001)
  • 1929Serge Garant, Canadian composer and conductor (d. 1986)
  • 1929 – Carlo Ubbiali, Italian motorcycle racer
  • 1930Joni James, American singer
  • 1930 – T. S. Sinnathuray, Judge of the High Court of Singapore (d. 2016)
  • 1931Fay Weldon, English author and playwright
  • 1931 – George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, Scottish banker and politician, Secretary of State for Defence (d. 2003)
  • 1932Algirdas Brazauskas, Lithuanian politician, 2nd President of Lithuania (d. 2010)
  • 1932 – Ingemar Johansson, Swedish boxer (d. 2009)
  • 1933Leonardo Balada, Spanish-American composer and educator
  • 1933 – T. Cullen Davis, American businessman
  • 1933 – Carmelo Simeone, Italian-Argentinian footballer (d. 2014)
  • 1933 – Jesco von Puttkamer, German-American engineer (d. 2012)
  • 1934Jack McGregor, American captain, lawyer, and politician
  • 1934 – Lute Olson, American basketball player and coach
  • 1934 – T. Somasekaram, Sri Lankan geographer and politician, 37th Surveyor General of Sri Lanka (d. 2010)
  • 1936Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (d. 2000)
  • 1937Don Rutherford, English rugby player (d. 2016)
  • 1938Gene Mingo, American football player
  • 1939Bogdan Baltazar, Romanian economist and engineer (d. 2012)
  • 1939 – Deborah Lavin, South African-English historian and academic
  • 1939 – Gilbert E. Patterson, American bishop (d. 2007)
  • 1939 – Junko Tabei, Japanese mountaineer (d. 2016)[4]
  • 1940Anna Karina, Danish-French actress, director, and screenwriter (d. 2019)
  • 1941Jeremiah Wright, American pastor and theologian
  • 1942Ole Anderson, American wrestler
  • 1942 – Candida Lycett Green, Anglo-Irish journalist and author (d. 2014)
  • 1942 – Rubén Salazar Gómez, Colombian cardinal
  • 1942 – David Stern, American lawyer and businessman (d. 2020)
  • 1943Toni Basil, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
  • 1943 – Barry Cable, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1943 – Paul Hoffert, American keyboard player, composer, and academic
  • 1944Brian Gibson, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1946King Sunny Adé, Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1946 – Larry Dierker, American baseball player and manager
  • 1947Jo Beverley, English-Canadian author
  • 1947 – David Drewry, English glaciologist and geophysicist
  • 1947 – Norma McCorvey, American activist (d. 2017)
  • 1947 – Robert Morace, American author and academic
  • 1948Denis Burke, Australian soldier and politician, 6th Chief Minister of the Northern Territory
  • 1948 – Mark Phillips, English equestrian, trainer, and journalist
  • 1949James Cartwright, American general
  • 1949 – Jim McGinty, Australian lawyer and politician, Attorney-General of Western Australia
  • 1951David Coverdale, English singer-songwriter
  • 1951 – Mike Graham, American wrestler and promoter (d. 2012)
  • 1951 – Doug Somers, American wrestler (d. 2017)
  • 1952Bob Goodlatte, American lawyer and politician
  • 1952 – Sukhumbhand Paribatra, Thai political scientist and politician, 15th Governor of Bangkok
  • 1952 – Américo Rocca, Mexican wrestler
  • 1953Richard Fairbrass, English singer-songwriter, musician and producer (Right Said Fred)
  • 1953 – Ségolène Royal, French politician
  • 1955Jeffrey Leonard, American baseball player and coach
  • 1956Debby Boone, American singer, actress, and author
  • 1956 – Doug Wimbish, American singer-songwriter and bass player
  • 1956 – Ibrahim Shema, Nigerian lawyer, politician
  • 1957Steve Carney, English footballer (d. 2013)
  • 1957 – Nick Cave, Australian singer-songwriter, author, and actor
  • 1957 – Johnette Napolitano, American singer-songwriter and bass player (Concrete Blonde)
  • 1957 – Giuseppe Saronni, Italian cyclist and manager
  • 1958Andrea Bocelli, Italian singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1958 – Beth Catlin, American Autistic savant[5]
  • 1958 – Neil Cavuto, American journalist and author
  • 1958 – Joan Jett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actress
  • 1959Tai Babilonia, American figure skater and talk show host
  • 1959 – Saul Perlmutter, American astrophysicist, astronomer, and academic, Nobel Prize Laureate
  • 1960Scott Baio, American actor
  • 1961Vince Coleman, American baseball player
  • 1961 – Liam Fox, Scottish physician and politician, Secretary of State for Defence
  • 1961 – Bonnie Hunt, American actress, producer, and talk show host
  • 1961 – Diane Lemieux, Canadian lawyer and politician
  • 1961 – Catherine Oxenberg, American actress
  • 1961 – Michael Torke, American composer
  • 1962Martin Crowe, New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2016)
  • 1964Juha Turunen, Finnish lawyer and politician
  • 1964 – Ken Vandermark, American saxophonist and composer
  • 1965Dan Bucatinsky, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1965 – Andrii Deshchytsia, Ukrainian politician and diplomat, Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1965 – Mark Guthrie, American baseball player
  • 1965 – Robert Satcher, American physician, engineer, and astronaut
  • 1966Ruth Jones, Welsh actress, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1966 – Mike Richter, American ice hockey player
  • 1966 – Michael Shank, American racing team owner[6]
  • 1967Matt Besser, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1967 – Super Delfin, Japanese wrestler
  • 1967 – Brian Keene, American novelist
  • 1967 – Ian Mortimer, English historian and novelist
  • 1967 – Rickard Rydell, Swedish race car driver
  • 1967 – Félix Savón, Cuban boxer
  • 1969Nicole Bradtke, Australian tennis player and sportscaster
  • 1969 – Tuomas Kantelinen, Finnish composer and conductor
  • 1969 – Sue Perkins, English comedian, actress, and radio host
  • 1969 – Matt Sharp, American singer-songwriter and bass player
  • 1970Gladys Berejiklian, Australian politician, 45th Premier of New South Wales
  • 1970 – Mike Matheny, American baseball player and manager
  • 1970 – Mystikal, American rapper and actor
  • 1970 – Hitro Okesene, New Zealand rugby player and coach
  • 1970 – Rupert Penry-Jones, English actor
  • 1970 – Emmanuel Petit, French footballer
  • 1971Elizabeth Bear, American author and poet
  • 1971 – Toomas Krõm, Estonian footballer
  • 1971 – Luther Reigns, American actor and wrestler
  • 1973Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2014)
  • 1973 – Stéfan Louw, South African tenor and producer
  • 1973 – Bob Sapp, American wrestler
  • 1974Kostas Kaiafas, Cypriot footballer and manager
  • 1975Ethan Moreau, Canadian ice hockey player and scout
  • 1976David Berkeley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1976 – Mo Collins, American football player and coach (d. 2014)
  • 1978Harry Kewell, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1979Emilie Autumn, American singer-songwriter, violinist, and poet
  • 1979 – Phil Waugh, Australian rugby player
  • 1980Francesco D'Isa, Italian painter and journalist
  • 1980 – Svenja Weidemann, German tennis player
  • 1981Alexei Ramírez, Cuban baseball player
  • 1981 – Subaru Shibutani, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • 1981 – Ingrid Vetlesen, Norwegian soprano
  • 1982Domenic Cassisi, Australian footballer
  • 1982 – Billie Piper, English actress and singer
  • 1982 – Maarten Stekelenburg, Dutch footballer
  • 1983Kyla, British singer
  • 1983 – Glenn Loovens, Dutch professional footballer
  • 1983 – Petr Tatíček, Czech professional ice hockey
  • 1983 – Tommy Thelin, Swedish footballer
  • 1984Ross Jarman, English drummer and songwriter
  • 1984 – Thiago Silva, Brazilian footballer
  • 1985Matteo Cavagna, Italian footballer
  • 1985 – Faris Haroun, Belgian footballer
  • 1985 – Jamie Mackie, Scottish footballer
  • 1985 – Tatiana Maslany, Canadian actress
  • 1985 – Ibragim Todashev, Russian-American mixed martial artist (d. 2013)
  • 1987Derick Brassard, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1987 – Stefan Denifl, Austrian cyclist
  • 1987 – Tom Felton, English actor
  • 1987 – Zdravko Kuzmanović, Serbian footballer
  • 1988Nikita Andreyev, Russian footballer
  • 1989Jon Bass, American actor
  • 1989 – Kim Hyo-yeon, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (Girls Generation)
  • 1989 – Sabine Lisicki, German tennis player
  • 1990Denard Robinson, American football player
  • 1991Kenny Bromwich, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1991 – Joe Wardle, English rugby league player
  • 1992Philip Hindes, English track cyclist
  • 1993Yutakayama Ryota, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • 1994Carlos Correa, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
  • 1994 – Park Jin-young, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor (Got7)
  • 1995Nayeon, Korean singer (Twice) [7]

Deaths

  • 189He Jin, Chinese general and regent (b. 135)
  • 530Pope Felix IV
  • 904Zhao Zong, emperor of the Tang Dynasty (b. 867)
  • 967Wichmann II, Frankish nobleman
  • 1072Ouyang Xiu, Chinese historian, poet, and politician (b. 1007)
  • 1158Otto of Freising, German bishop and chronicler (b. c. 1114)
  • 1174Uchtred, Lord of Galloway (b. c. 1120)
  • 1253Dōgen, Japanese monk and philosopher (b. 1200)
  • 1345Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster, English politician, Lord High Steward (b. 1281)
  • 1399Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician, Earl Marshal of The United Kingdom (b. 1366)
  • 1408John VII Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1370)
  • 1457Peter II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1418)
  • 1482Philibert I, Duke of Savoy (b. 1465)
  • 1520Selim I, Ottoman sultan (b. 1465)
  • 1531Louise of Savoy, French regent (b. 1476)
  • 1539Guru Nanak, Sikh religious leader, founded Sikhism (b. 1469)
  • 1554Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, Spanish explorer (b. 1510)
  • 1566Johannes Agricola, German theologian and academic (b. 1494)
  • 1576Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex (b. 1541)
  • 1598Gabriel Spenser, English actor (b. c.1578)[8]
  • 1607Alessandro Allori, Italian painter and educator (b. 1535)
  • 1662John Biddle, English minister and theologian (b. 1615)
  • 1692Martha Corey, American woman accused of witchcraft (b. 1620)
  • 1703Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1622)
  • 1756Abu l-Hasan Ali I, ruler of Tunisia (b. 1688)
  • 1774Pope Clement XIV (b. 1705)
  • 1776Nathan Hale, American soldier (b. 1755)
  • 1777John Bartram, American botanist and explorer (b. 1699)
  • 1828Shaka Zulu, Zulu chieftain and monarch of the Zulu Kingdom (b. 1787)
  • 1852William Tierney Clark, English engineer, designed Hammersmith Bridge (b. 1783)
  • 1872Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer and linguist (b. 1801)
  • 1873Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss lawyer and politician (b. 1801)
  • 1881Solomon L. Spink, American lawyer and politician (b. 1831)
  • 1914Alain-Fournier, French soldier and author (b. 1886)
  • 1919Alajos Gáspár, Hungarian-Slovene author and poet (b. 1848)
  • 1934Cecil Chubb, English barrister and one time owner of Stonehenge (b. 1876)
  • 1935Elliott Lewis, Australian politician, 19th Premier of Tasmania (b. 1858)
  • 1952Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, Finnish lawyer, judge, and politician, 1st President of Finland (b. 1865)
  • 1956Frederick Soddy, English chemist and economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
  • 1957Soemu Toyoda, Japanese admiral (b. 1885)
  • 1961Marion Davies, American actress and comedian (b. 1897)
  • 1969Adolfo López Mateos, Mexican politician, 48th President of Mexico (b. 1909)[9]
  • 1973Paul van Zeeland, Belgian lawyer, economist, and politician, 38th Prime Minister of Belgium (b. 1893)
  • 1979Abul A'la Maududi, Pakistani theologian, Islamic scholar and jurist (b. 1903)
  • 1981Harry Warren, American composer and songwriter (b. 1893)
  • 1987Hákun Djurhuus, Faroese educator and politician, 4th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (b. 1908)
  • 1987 – Dan Rowan, American actor, comedian, and producer (b. 1922)
  • 1988Rais Amrohvi, Pakistani psychoanalyst, scholar, and poet (b. 1914)
  • 1989Ambrose Folorunsho Alli, Nigerian academic and politician (b. 1929)
  • 1989 – Irving Berlin, Russian-born American composer and songwriter (b. 1888)
  • 1992Aurelio López, Mexican baseball player (b. 1948)
  • 1993Maurice Abravanel, Greek-American pianist and conductor (b. 1903)
  • 1994Leonard Feather, English-American pianist, composer, producer, and journalist (b. 1914)
  • 1996Ludmilla Chiriaeff, Latvian-Canadian ballerina, choreographer, and director (b. 1924)
  • 1996 – Dorothy Lamour, American actress and singer (b. 1914)
  • 1999George C. Scott, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1927)
  • 2000Saburō Sakai, Japanese lieutenant and pilot (b. 1916)
  • 2001Isaac Stern, Polish-Ukrainian violinist and conductor (b. 1920)
  • 2002Jan de Hartog, Dutch-American author and playwright (b. 1914)
  • 2003Gordon Jump, American actor (b. 1932)
  • 2003 – Hugo Young, English journalist and author (b. 1938)
  • 2004Pete Schoening, American mountaineer (b. 1927)
  • 2004 – Ray Traylor Jr., American professional wrestler better-known as the Big Boss Man (b. 1963)
  • 2006Edward Albert, American actor (b. 1951)
  • 2006 – Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player and educator (b. 1950)
  • 2007`Alí-Muhammad Varqá, last Hand of the Cause of God in the Bahá’í Faith (b. 1911)
  • 2007 – Marcel Marceau, French mime and actor (b. 1923)
  • 2008Thomas Dörflein, German zookeeper (b. 1963)
  • 2008 – Petrus Schaesberg, German painter, historian, and educator (b. 1967)
  • 2009Edward Delaney, Irish sculptor (b. 1930)
  • 2010Eddie Fisher, American singer (b. 1928)
  • 2010 – Vyacheslav Tsaryov, Russian footballer (b. 1971)
  • 2011Knut Steen, Norwegian sculptor (b. 1924)
  • 2012Hector Abhayavardhana, Sri Lankan theorist and academic (b. 1919)
  • 2012 – Irving Adler, American mathematician, author, and academic (b. 1913)
  • 2012 – Juan H. Cintrón García, Puerto Rican businessman and politician, 126th Mayor of Ponce (b. 1919)
  • 2012 – Grigory Frid, Russian pianist and composer (b. 1915)
  • 2012 – Jan Hendrik van den Berg, Dutch psychiatrist and academic (b. 1914)
  • 2013Gary Brandner, American author and screenwriter (b. 1930)
  • 2013 – Jane Connell, American actress and singer (b. 1925)
  • 2013 – David H. Hubel, Canadian-American neurophysiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)
  • 2013 – Álvaro Mutis, Colombian-Mexican author and poet (b. 1923)
  • 2013 – Hans Erich Slany, German industrial designer, founded TEAMS Design (b. 1926)
  • 2014Fernando Cabrita, Portuguese footballer and manager (b. 1923)
  • 2014 – Sahana Pradhan, Nepalese politician, Nepalese Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1927)
  • 2014 – Erik van der Wurff, Dutch pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1945)
  • 2014 – Hans E. Wallman, Swedish director, producer, and composer (b. 1936)
  • 2015Yogi Berra, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1925)
  • 2015 – Joe LeSage, American lawyer and politician (b. 1928)
  • 2015 – James David Santini, American lawyer and politician (b. 1937)
  • 2015 – Richard G. Scott, American engineer and religious leader (b. 1928)
  • 2015 – Phyllis Tickle, American author and academic (b. 1934)
  • 2018Chas Hodges, English musician and singer (b. 1943)[10]
  • 2018 – Edna Molewa, South African politician (b. 1957)[11]
  • 2018 – Mike Labinjo, Canadian professional gridiron football player (b. 1980)[12]

Holidays and observances

  • American Business Women's Day (United States)
  • Christian feast days:
    • Candidus
    • Digna and Emerita
    • Emmeram of Regensburg
    • Felix and Constantia
    • Ignatius of Santhià (Lorenzo Maurizio Belvisotti)
    • Laud of Coutances
    • Maurice (Western Christianity)
    • Paul Chong Hasang (one of The Korean Martyrs)
    • Phocas (the Gardener, or of Sinope)
    • Phocas, Bishop of Sinope
    • Sadalberga
    • Saintin (Sanctinus) de Meaux
    • Septimius of Iesi (this date since 1623)
    • Theban Legion
    • Thomas of Villanova
    • Philander Chase (Episcopal Church)
    • September 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Earliest date for the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere:
    • Autumnal Equinox Day (Japan)
    • Mabon in the Northern Hemisphere, Ostara in the Southern Hemisphere. (Neopagan Wheel of the Year)
    • The first day of Miķeļi (Latvia)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Bulgaria from the Ottoman Empire in 1908.
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Mali from France in 1960.
  • Resistance Fighting Day (Estonia)

References

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