This Day in History for 22nd June

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 199

217 BC - Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom.
168 BC - Battle of Pydna: Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeat and capture Macedonian King Perseus, ending the Third Macedonian War.
431 - Council of Ephesus (3rd ecumenical council) opens
816 - Pope Stephen IV, [V] elected to succeed Leo III
1342 - Bilbo Baggins returns to his home at Bag End, (Shire Reckoning)
1377 - Richard II succeeds Edward III as king of England
1476 - Battle at Morat/Murten: Charles the Stout invades Switzerland
1497 - Antitax insurrection in Cornwall suppressed at Blackheath
1533 - Ferdinand of Austria & Sultan Suleiman sign peace treaty
1559 - Jewish quarter of Prague burned & looted
1593 - Battle of Sisak: Allied Christian troops defeat the Turks.
1596 - Cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java
1611 - Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again
Astronomer & Physicist Galileo GalileiAstronomer & Physicist Galileo Galilei 1633 - Galileo Galilei forced to recant Earth orbits Sun by Pope (on Oct 31, 1992, Vatican admits it was wrong)
1675 - Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II
1679 - Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scots
1740 - King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press
1745 - Bonnie Prince Charles sails to Scotland
1772 - Somerset v Stewart UK court case finds slavery unsupported by English common law, encourages abolitionist movement
1774 - British parliament accepts Quebec Act
1775 - 1st Continental currency issued ($3,000,000)
1799 - Britain & Russia decide to invade Bataafse Republic
King Charles IIKing Charles II 1807 - British board USS Chesapeake, a provocation leading to War of 1812
1808 - Zebulon Pike reaches his peak
1812 - Upon learning of plans by the Americans to execute a surprise attack, Laura Secord walks 32 km to warn the British troops, which results in a British surprise victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams
1814 - 1st match at the present Lord's, MCC v Herefordshire
1815 - 2nd abdication of Napoleon (after Waterloo)
1825 - British Parliament abolishes feudalism and the seigneurial system in British North America.
1832 - John Howe patents pin manufacturing machine
1844 - Influential North American fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon is founded at Yale University.
French Emperor Napoléon BonaparteFrench Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte 1847 - Doughnut created
1848 - Barnburners (anti-slavery) party nominates Martin Van Buren for Pres
1848 - Beginning of the June Days Uprising in Paris.
1849 - Stephen C Massett opens concert at San Francisco courthouse using only piano in Calif
1851 - Fire destroys part of San Francisco
1864 - Battle of Ream's Station, VA (Wilson's Raid)
1864 - Skirmish at Culp's (Kulp's) House, Georgia
1865 - 1st class cricket debut of Dr W G Grace
1867 - Leopold Marquard, South African clergyman, missionary and educationist, 80
1868 - Arkansas re-joins the US
1870 - 1st Boardwalk in America invented
8th US President Martin Van Buren8th US President Martin Van Buren 1870 - US Congress creates Department of Justice
1873 - Prince Edward Island joins Canada
1874 - Dr Andrew T Still, discovers the science of osteopathy
1874 - Game of lawn tennis introduced
1875 - Garonne Flood: great damage in Verdun & Toulouse, kills about 1,000
1889 - Louisville Colonels set ML baseball record with 26th consecutive loss
1893 - British fleet under Vice Admiral George Tryon leaves Beirut
1900 - In China, practically the whole foreign community in Peking, including many Chinese Christians, retreat to British compounds
1904 - Chinese laborers arrive in South Africa following a severe labor shortage
1906 - Haakon VII crowned king of Norway
1910 - 1st airship with passengers sets afloat-Zeppelin Deutscheland
King of the United Kingdom George VKing of the United Kingdom George V 1911 - King George V crowned king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and all his realms and territories beyond the sea.
1915 - BMT, then Brooklyn Rapid Transit, begins subway service
1918 - 32nd US Womens Tennis: Molla Mallory beats E E Goss (6-4 6-3)
1918 - Circus train rammed by troop train kills 68 (Ivanhoe Illinois)
1921 - Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:40.2)
1922 - Herrin massacre, 19 strikebreakers and 2 union miners are killed in Herrin, Illinois.
1925 - Spain & France fight Morocco
1926 - Cardinals pick up 39-year-old Grover Alexander on waivers from Cubs
Runner nicknamed the Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn" Paavo Nurmi 1929 - Mel Ott (Giants) homers off Leo Sweetland (Phillies) in doubleheader
1930 - Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in a game, Ruth hits 3 in doubleheader
1931 - RVU, Radio-Volks-University, forms
1932 - NL finally approves players wearing numbers
1933 - German social-democratic party (SPD) forbidden
1934 - John Dillinger is informally named America's first Public Enemy Number One
1936 - Harry Froboess dives 110 m from airship into Bodensee & survives
1936 - Virgin Islands receives a constitution from US (Organic Act)
1937 - Joe Louis KOs James J Braddock in 18 for heavyweight boxing title
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe LouisBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis 1938 - Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of 1st round at Yankee Stadium
1939 - Princes (future Queen) Elizabeth meets future husband Prince Philip of Greece (Midshipman Mountbatten, RN)
1940 - France falls to Nazi Germany; armistice signed, France disarms
1940 - SS rounds up 31 German/Polish/Dutch Jews in Roermond, Netherlands
1940 - About 10,000 Afrikaner women march to the union buildings in protest of South Africa's involvement in WWII
1941 - Estonians starts armed resistance against Soviet occupation
1941 - Finland invades Karelia
1941 - Germany attacks the Soviet Union & occupies the Baltic states
1941 - Germany, Italy & Romania declare war on Soviet Union
1941 - Michael Gerasimov opens grave of Tamerlan "Lenk"
1941 - The Lithuanian 1941 independence begins.
1941 - Various Communist and Socialist French Resistance movements merge to one group.
1942 - Japanese submarine in mouth of Columbia River, Oregon
1942 - Jewish Brigade attached by British Army in WW II, forms
Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du BoisCivil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois 1943 - W.E.B. Du Bois becomes 1st Black member of National Institute of Letters
1944 - British 14th Army frees Imphal Assam
1944 - US President Franklin Roosevelt signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act)
1944 - Longest shut out in Phillies history, Phils beat Braves 1-0 in 15 inn
1944 - Boston Brave Jim Tobin 2nd no-hitter of yr beats Phils, 7-0 in 5 inn
1944 - Opening day of the Soviet Union's Operation Bagration against Army Group Centre.
1946 - Alec Bedser takes 7-49 v India on 1st day of his 1st Test cricket
1946 - Bill Veeck purchases Cleveland Indians
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma GandhiPacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi 1946 - Speaking at a prayer meeting in New Delhi, Gandhi calls on the South African government to stop 'hooliganism' by Whites
1947 - 12" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO)
1947 - Ewell Blackwell just misses pitching back-to-back no-hitters (9th inn)
1949 - Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title
1951 - Gene Rayburn & Dee Finch show premieres on NBC radio
1954 - Congress passes revised organic act for Virgin Islands
1955 - Antonio Segni forms government in Italy
1955 - US air patrol plane shot down above Bering sea
1957 - KC stops using streetcars in it's transit system

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 221

1478 - Philips de Schone, Archduke of Austrian/King of Castilia (Philips I)
1611 - Pablo Bruna, composer
1613 - Lambert Pietkin, composer
1674 - Eugene J P, Earl of Merode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo
1680 - Ebenezer Erskine, Scottish religious dissenter (d. 1754)
1684 - Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer
1701 - Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish architect (Christiansborg Castle)
1704 - John Taylor, English classical scholar (d. 1766)
1713 - Lord John Philip Sackville, English cricketer (d. 1765)
1738 - Jacques Delille, French poet and translator (d. 1813)
1741 - Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer
1742 - Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer
1757 - George Vancouver, surveyed Pacific coast from San Francisco to Vancouver Island
1767 - Wilhelm von Humboldt, German philosopher and statesman (d. 1835)
1796 - Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [OS]
1805 - Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Il Apostolato Popolare)
1814 - James Henry Lane, MC (Union), died in 1866 [or Jul 28 1833]
1824 - Frederic Louis Ritter, composer
1830 - Theodor Leschetizky, composer
1837 - Paul Morphy, New Orleans, greatest chess player of all time (1857-61)
1840 - Ernest Debes, German cartographer (Baedeker)
1845 - Tom Dula, American folk character (Tom Dooley) (d. 1868)
1845 - Richard John Seddon, Eccleston, England, the longest serving Prime Minister of New Zealand
1855 - Sam Morris, Hobart, cricketer (Barbados parents only black Aus player)
1856 - Henry Rider Haggard, Norfolk, England, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn)
1859 - Frank Heino Damrosch, author/musician/teacher (found Inst of Music)
1861 - Maximilian von Spee, German admiral (d. 1914)
1864 - Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician
1869 - Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier (AR 1933-39)
1871 - William McDougall, British psychologist and polymath (d. 1938)
1876 - Gwen (Gwendolen) John, Haverfordwest, Wales, Welsh painter
1879 - Thibaudeau Rinfret, jurist and Chief Justice of Canada (d. 1962)
1883 - Jose Rolon, composer
1884 - James Rector, American athlete (d. 1949)
1885 - Milan Vidmar, Slovenian engineer and chess player (d. 1962)
1887 - Albert PAA Besnard, Dutch poet/journalist (Uprising & Remorse)
1887 - Julian S Huxley, London, biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog
1888 - Harold Burton, U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1964)
1891 - Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (White Enemy)
1891 - Harry Seymour, NY, actor (Boy Meets Girl, Tenderfoot)
1892 - Robert Ritter von Greim, German field marshal (d. 1945)
1892 - N. Howell Furman, American Chemist whose work on separating uranium contributed to the development of the atomic bomb
1893 - Osvald Chlubna, composer
1895 - James Arthur Calata, Anglican clergyman and African National Congress (ANC) leader, Rabula, Keiskammahoek, Eastern Cape.
1896 - Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea)
1897 - Norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)
1897 - Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (d. 1973)
1898 - Erich Maria Remarque, German novelist (All Quiet on the Western Front)
1899 - Dorothy Devore, Fort Worth TX, actress (Narrow Street, Senior Daredevil)
1899 - Michal Kalecki, Polish economist
1900 - Jennie Tourel, St Petersburg Russia, mezzo-soprano (Met Opera 1943-47)
1901 - Jack Whiting, Phila Pa, actor/singer (Marge & Gower Champion Show)
1901 - Naunton Wayne, Wales, actor (Quartet, Hidden Room, Double Confession)
1901 - Willem Jacobus du Plooy Erlank (Eitemal), Wolmaransstad, Transvaal, poet and professor in Afrikaans and Dutch literature at the University of Stellenbosch
1902 - Arnold J d'Ailly, dir (Nederlandsche Bank)/mayor (Amsterdam, 1946-56)
1902 - David Burns, actor (Music Man, Hello Dolly!)
1902 - Marguerite De La Motte, American actress (d. 1950)
1903 - Carl Hubbell, pitcher (NY Giants)-253 wins, 2.97 lifetime ERA
Gangster John DillingerGangster John Dillinger (1903) 1903 - John Dillinger, Indianapolis Indiana, notorious bank robber
1905 - Walter Leigh, composer
1906 - Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Englewood New Jersey, American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea)
1906 - Billy Wilder, Vienna, dir (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17)
1906 - Richard Fanshawe, England, equestion 3 day event (Olympic-bronze-1936)
1908 - George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher
1909 - Katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)
1909 - Mike Todd, [Avrom Goldbogen], Minneapolis Minnesota, US theatre and film director ("Around the World in 80 Days") Died 1958
Aviation Pioneer and Author Anne Morrow LindberghAviation Pioneer and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906) 1910 - Peter Pears, Farnham England, tenor (Death in Venice)
1911 - Guus Jansen, jazz pianist (Net als Toen)
1911 - Marie Philipsen-Braun, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1928)
1912 - Vit Nejedly, composer
1912 - Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1983)
1913 - Wladyslaw Sila-Nowicki, Poland, lawyer (Solidarity)
1914 - Lilo Hardel, writer
1916 - Johnny Jacobs, American television announcer (d. 1982)
1918 - Richard Eastham, Opelousas LA, actor (Not With My Wife) [or Jan 22]
1918 - Cicely Saunders, Barnet, Hertfordshire, English Nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice (d. 2005)
Nurse and Social Worker Cicely SaundersNurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders (1918) 1920 - Chandrasekhar Sarwate, cricketer (batted in 9 Tests for India 1946-52)
1920 - Gladys Marea Hartman, athletics Administrator
1920 - Paul Frees, Chicago Ill, animation voice (Bullwinkle)
1921 - Barbara F Vucanovich, (Rep-R-NV, 1983-1997), (d. 2013)
1921 - Gower Champion, choreographer (42nd Street, Showboat)
1921 - Joseph Papp, Bkln, stage producer/director (Pirates of Penzance)
1922 - Bill Blass, Ft Wayne Ind, fashion designer (Nancy Reagan)
1923 - Jimmy Cameron, cricketer (brother of John WI batsman 1948-49)
1926 - Ruth Zechlin, composer
1927 - Ann Petersen, Belgian actress (d. 2003)
1928 - Ralph Waite, White Plains New York, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons)
1931 - Henk Vonhoff, Dutch politician (VVD)
1931 - Hennadiy Udovenko, Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, politician and diplomat (UN General Assembly President, 1997-8), (d. 2013)
1932 - Michael Horvit, composer
1932 - Amrish Puri, Indian actor (d. 2005)
1932 - Prunella Scales, English actress
1933 - Dianne Feinstein, 1st female mayor of SF/(Sen-D-Ca)
1933 - Jacques Martin, French TV host (d. 2007)
1933 - Libor Pešek, Czech conductor
1934 - Arthur Miller, legal reporter
1935 - V V Kumar, cricketer (useful Madras leggie who only played 2 Tests)
1936 - Kris Kristofferson, Brownsville TX, singer/actor (Amerika, Millenium)
1936 - Verne Allison, singer (Dells-Open Up My Heart)
1936 - Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian musician

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 13 of 13

Magician & Escape Artist Harry HoudiniMagician & Escape Artist Harry Houdini (1894) 1894 - Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner
1958 - NBA forward Elgin Baylor (23) weds Ruby Saunder at Mt Olive Baptist Church in Washington, DC
1969 - Writer and producer R. L. Stine (25) weds editor Jane Waldhorn
1985 - "Dallas" actress Victoria Principal (35) weds plastic surgeon Harry Glassman (43) in Dallas
1996 - "Full House" actress Candace Cameron (20) weds Montreal Canadiens hockey player Valeri Bure (22) at the Church of the Valle in Van Nuys, California
2003 - Actor Adam Sandler (36) weds actress-model Jackie Titone (28) at Dick Clark's oceanfront in Malibu, California
2005 - "21 Jump Street" actress Holly Robinson Peete (40) weds former pro quarterback Rodney Peete (39) in an outdoor ceremony held at the Wynn Las Vegas resort
Actor Adam SandlerActor Adam Sandler (2003) 2008 - Record producer Timbaland (37) weds Monique Idlett (33) in Aruba
2011 - British actor best known as British secret agent "James Bond" Daniel Craig (43) weds film and theatre actress Rachel Weisz (41) at a private ceremony in New York
2013 - "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes (45) weds her ex-husband Gregg Leakes at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta
2013 - Star Wars creator George Lucas (69) weds Dreamworks Animation chairman Mellody Hobson (44) at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California
2013 - Actor Adam Driver (29) weds girlfriend Joanne Tucker
2013 - Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland (45) weds photographer Jamie Wachtel in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 105

1276 - Innocent V, [Pierre the Tarantaise], Pope (1276), dies at about 36
1429 - Ghiyath al-Kashi, Persian astronomer and mathematician (b. 1380)
1535 - John Fisher, English bishop (1504-35)/cardinal, beheaded at about 65
1632 - James Whitelocke, English judge (b. 1570)
1634 - Johann von Aldringen, Austrian field marshal (b. 1588)
1699 - Josiah Child, English Governor of the East India Company (b. 1630)
1714 - Matthew Henry, English non-conformist minister (b. 1662)
1735 - Pirro Conte d' Albergati Capacelli, composer, dies at 71
1741 - Joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer, dies at 38
1745 - Hubert Renotte, composer, dies at 41
1754 - Nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91
1777 - Josef Christian, German sculptor, dies at 71
1803 - Wilhelm Heinse, writer, dies
1843 - Gabriele Prota, composer, dies at 88
1868 - Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (b. 1801)
1874 - Howard Staunton, world chess champion, designer of chess pieces, dies
1885 - Mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies
1892 - Pierre Ossian Bonnet, French mathematician (b. 1819)
1894 - Alexandre-Antonin Taché, Canadian archbishop (b. 1823)
1897 - Ralph Abercromby, British meteorologist, dies at about 54
1898 - Anton Kerner Ritter von Marilaun, Austria botanist, dies at 66
1903 - George White, black resident of Delaware, lynched
1905 - Francis Lubbock, Governor of Texas (b. 1815)
1906 - Fritz Schaudinn, German animal scholar: examined amoebasis, dies at 34
1909 - Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet, dies at 65
1910 - Marie, Princess of Wied/Orange Nassau, dies
1922 - Henry H Wilson, Field Marshal, murdered in London
1925 - Felix Klein, German mathematician (b. 1849)
1926 - Hermann Suter, composer, dies at 56
1928 - George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba), dies at 46
1928 - A. B. Frost, American illustrator (b. 1851)
1930 - Karl von Amira, German historian, dies at 82
1931 - Armand Fallières, French president (b. 1841)
1932 - Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (b. 1892)
1933 - Henry Birkin, British racing driver (b. 1896)
1935 - Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian, diplomat and politician (b. 1866)
1936 - Moritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher assassinated at 54 by former student Johann Nelböck
1938 - C.J. Dennis, Australian writer and poet (b. 1876)
1940 - M A Noble, cricketer (giant of NSW/Australian cricket), dies
1940 - Wladimir Köppen [Vladimir Köppen], German Meteorologist and Climatologist who developed the Köppen climate classification system for the regions of the world, dies at 93
1945 - Isamu Tsjo, Japanese chief-staff 32nd Army, commits harakiri
1945 - Mitsuri Ushijima, Jap lt-gen/commandant 32nd Army, commits harakiri
1950 - Julio Fonseca, composer, dies at 65
1954 - Don Hollenbeck, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 49
1955 - Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies at 31
1955 - Wyllis Cooper, TV narrator (Volume One), dies at 56
1959 - Hermann Brill, German politician (b. 1895)
1961 - Betty Elder, actress (Annie Get Your Gun), dies
1961 - Maria of Romania, Queen Consort of Yugoslavia (b. 1900)
1963 - Maria Tănase, Romanian singer of traditional and popular music (b. 1913)
1964 - Havank, [HF van der Kallen], detective writer (Shade), dies at 60
1965 - Adriaan F Dussenbroek, Dutch doctor/co-founder (UNA), dies at 72
1965 - David O Selznick, producer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 63
1966 - Roger Blunt, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 330 runs, 12 wickets), dies
1967 - Adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer, dies at 79
Actress Judy GarlandActress Judy Garland (1969) 1969 - Judy Garland, actress (Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose
1973 - Jacques Leon Wolfe, composer, dies at 77
1974 - Horace Lindrum, Australian snooker and billiards player (b. 1912)
1974 - Darius Milhaud, French composer (b. 1892)
1977 - Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu) (b. 1952)
1979 - Emory Parnell, St Paul Minn, actor (Life of Riley), dies at 85
1979 - Julius Sommer, dies of heart failure, buried in Dayton Ohio
1979 - Louis Chiron, Monaco race car driver (b. 1899)
1981 - Lola Lane, actress (Zanzibar, Mystery Ship, Big Fight), dies
1982 - Alan Webb, actor (King Lear, Challenge to Lassie), dies at 75
1984 - Joseph Losey, director (Go-Between, M, Concrete Jungle), dies at 75
Actor and Dancer Fred AstaireActor and Dancer Fred Astaire (1987) 1987 - Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88
1988 - Bramwell Fletcher, actor (Mummy, Raffles, Svengali), dies at 84
1988 - Dennis Day, actor/tenor (Jack Benny Show), dies of ALS at 71
1988 - Ross Ford, actor (Reform School Girl, Jungle Patrol), dies
1989 - Bengt Viktor Johansson, composer, dies at 74
1989 - Lee Calhoun, hurdler (Olympics-gold-56, 60), dies at 66
1989 - Lucien Saulnier, Canadian politician (b. 1916)
1990 - Ilya Mikhaylovich Frank, Russian Physicist and Nobel Laureate (Cherenkov radiation), dies at 81
1991 - Cameron Miller, actor (Portrait of Claire), dies at 82
1991 - Kevin O'Connor, actor (Bogie), dies of cancer at 56
1992 - Chuck Mitchell, actor (Penitentiary), dies
1992 - Frederic I Rinaldo, writer (Abbott & Costello meet Frankenstein), dies
1992 - M F K Fisher, cook book author, dies of Parkinson Disease at 83
1993 - Hannah Troy, fashion designer (petite), dies of heart attack at 93
1993 - M'hammed Boukhozba, Algerian sociologist, murdered at 52
1993 - Pat Nixon, 1st lady (1969-75), dies of lung cancer at 81
1994 - Jack Davies, screenwriter, dies at 80
1995 - Georges Yves Marie Congar, Dominican theologian cardinal, dies at 91
1996 - James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul, dies at 65
1996 - Ray Lindwall, cricketer (228 wkts 61 Tests for Australia), dies at 74
1996 - Salah Abou Seif, film director, dies at 81
1996 - Tertius Metcalf, businessman, dies at 63
1997 - Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer (b. 1956)
1997 - Don Henderson, English actor (b. 1932)
2002 - Ann Landers, American columnist (b. 1918)
2002 - Darryl Kile, American baseball player (b. 1968)
2004 - Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist, dies from complications due to heart disease at 84
2004 - Mattie Stepanek, American poet (b. 1990)
2004 - Bob Bemer, American computer scientist (b. 1920)
2004 - Kim Sun-il, South Korean translator (b. 1970)
2006 - Moose (dog actor), dog actor popular for role on Frasier (b. 1990)
2007 - Nancy Benoit, former professional wrestling valet(b. 1964)
2007 - Erik Parlevliet, Dutch field hockey player (b. 1964)
2007 - Bernhard "Bernd" Becher, German artist, worked collaboratively with Hilla Becher his wife, dies aged 75

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