This Day in History for 25th June

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 217

253 - St Lucius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
524 - Battle of Vézeronce, the Franks defeat the Burgundians.
841 - Battle at Fontenay: Louis & Charles beat their brother Lotharius I
1080 - Wibbert of Ravenna chosen as anti-pope Clemens III
1096 - 1st Crusade slaughter Jews of Werelinghofen Germany
1139 - Battle of Ourique: Afonso I defeats Moors
1178 - 5 Canterbury monks report something exploding on Moon
1183 - Peace of Konstanz
1243 - Sinibaldo dei Fieschi elected as Pope Innocentius IV
1298 - Rindfleisch Persecutions-250 Jews killed in Rothenburg Germany
1500 - Pope Alexander VI accept Treaty of Granada
1580 - Book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published
1606 - Alkmaarse clergy asks "Great Dertelheyt"
1606 - St Jansday is forbidden
1607 - Mentally ill emperor Rudolf II signs Treaty of Lieben, giving up Austria, Hungary & Moravia
1621 - French government army occupies Fort St Jean d'Angély at La Rochelle
1630 - Fork introduced to American dining by Gov Winthrop
1638 - Lunar eclipse is 1st astronomical event recorded in the American Colonies
1646 - Thomas Fairfax's New Model Army occupies Oxford
1658 - Spanish garrison at Dunkirk surrenders to French & British
1667 - Dr Jean-Baptiste Denys, French doctor, performs 1st blood transfusion
1672 - 1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass
1675 - Battle at Rathenow: Brandenburgers beat Sweden
1678 - Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy.
1716 - Eugenius of Savoye named land guardian of Austrian Netherlands
1749 - General fast because of drought in MA
1788 - Virginia becomes 10th state to ratify US constitution
1794 - French troops occupy Charleroi
1798 - US passes Alien Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens
1834 - Pope Gregory XVI's encyclical "Singulari nos" published
1835 - 1st building constructed at Yerba Buena (now SF)
1861 - Western Virginia campaign
1862 - Battle of Oak Grove, VA (Orchard, Henrico, French's Field) (Kings's Schoolhouse) Day 1 of 7 Days
1863 - US General George Meade replaces General Hooker to be more aggressive
1864 - Horse tramway at the Hague, opens
1864 - Petersburg Campaign-Federals begin digging tunnels under Reb lines
1867 - 1st barbed wire patented by Lucien B Smith of Ohio
1868 - FL, AL, LA, GA, NC & SC readmitted to US
1868 - US President Andrew Johnson passes a law that government workers would work 8 hr day
1870 - Opera "Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)" is produced (Munich)
Union General George Armstrong CusterUnion General George Armstrong Custer 1876 - Battle of the Little Bighorn: 7th Cavalry under Lieutenant Colonel (sometime Brevet Major General) George Armstrong Custer wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne, Custer killed
1888 - Republican Convention in Chicago nominates Benjamin Harrison
1894 - American Railway Union under Eugene V Debs goes on strike
1894 - Boer leader Paul Kruger meets the British High Commissioner, Sir Henry Loch, on Pretoria station in South Africa and accompanies him to his hotel to discuss the grievances of the Uitlanders (Foreigners)
1900 - Russia mobilizes its army in eastern Siberia preparatory to acting against the Chinese, but also in an attempt to diminish the influence of Japan on the Asian mainland
23rd US President Benjamin Harrison23rd US President Benjamin Harrison 1903 - Yanks & White Sox end deadlocked at 6-6 in 18
1903 - Boston Beaneater Wiley Piatt is only 20th-century pitcher to lose 2 complete games in one day, falling to Pittsburgh 1-0 & 5-3
1905 - Warsaw & Lodz revolt against Russian occupation
1909 - George Sargent wins US Open golf tournament
1910 - Mann Act passed (no women across state lines for immoral purposes)
1913 - Dutch Parliamentary election (confess party looses majority)
1913 - American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913.
1916 - Russian Tsar Nicolaas II fires minister of Foreign affairs Sasonov
1918 - Baku-Turkish communist party forms
1919 - 1st advanced monoplane airliner flight (Junkers F13)
1919 - Revolt of Spartacus in Hamburg
1920 - League of Nations places Internationall Court of Justice in Hague
1921 - 56th British Golf Open: Jock Hutchison shoots a 296 at St Andrews
1921 - Charlie McCartney scores 300 in 205 mins Aust v Notts
1925 - Military putsch under Gen Theodorus Pangulos in Greece
Golfer Bobby JonesGolfer Bobby Jones 1926 - 61st British Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 291 at Royal Lytham
1927 - WVO soccer team forms in Oosterhout
1928 - NY Giant Fred Lindstrom ties record of 9 hits in a doubleheader
1929 - President Hoover authorizes building of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam)
1932 - 36th US Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 286 at Fresh Meadows NY
1932 - Commencement of India's 1st cricket Test v England at Lord's
1934 - Hedley Verity takes 15 wickets v Australia (7-61 & 8-43)
Baseball Player Lou GehrigBaseball Player Lou Gehrig 1934 - NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle beating White Sox 11-2
1934 - Yank pitcher John Broaca ties record by striking out 5 times
1935 - Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium
1937 - Cub Augie Galan becomes 1st player to switch hit HRs in a game
1938 - "A Tisket A Tasket" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb hits #1
1938 - Federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 25 cents per hour (rising to 40 cents by 1945) and a maximum 44 hour working week
1940 - Adolf Hitler views Eiffel tower & grave of Napoleon in France
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 1941 - -26] Russian counter attack at Rovno
1941 - FDR issues Executive Order 8802 forbidding discrimination
1941 - Fair Employment Practices Commission established
1941 - Finland declares war on Soviet Union
1941 - Germans invade Dubno Poland, giving permission to Ukrainians to do whatever they want to 12,000 Jews living there
1942 - British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)
1942 - British premier Winston Churchill travels from US to London
1942 - Maj Gen Dwight Eisenhower appointed commander of US forces in Europe
1943 - Crematorium 3 at Birkenau is finished
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston ChurchillSoldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill 1943 - Racial unrest in Detroit
1943 - Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Reichskommissar in the Netherlands, orders mass arrests of Dutch physicians
1944 - British assault at Caen, Normandy
1945 - Allied landing at Ternate Molukkas
1945 - Imperial General Headquarters in Tokyo announce fall of Okinawa
1947 - 1st edition of Anne Frank's "The Back of House" published
1947 - Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello
1948 - Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1948 - Harry Truman signs Displaced Persons Bill (205,000 Europeans to US)
33rd US President Harry Truman33rd US President Harry Truman 1949 - Presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)
1949 - Long-Haired Hare is released in Theaters starring Bugs Bunny.
1950 - Israeli airline El Al begins service
1950 - Johnny Pramesa (Reds) & Hank Thompson (Giants) hit inside the park HRs
1950 - Korean conflict begins; North Korea invades South Korea
1950 - UN member states begin using integrated forces against North Korea
1951 - 1st color TV broadcast-CBS' Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities
1952 - "Wish You Were Here" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 597 perfs

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 204

1242 - Beatrice of England, Duchess of Brittanny (d. 1275)
1328 - William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (d. 1397)
1373 - Johanna II, Queen of Naples (1414-35)
1560 - Wilhelm Fabry, German surgeon (d. 1634)
1612 - John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (d. 1634)
1709 - Francesco Araja, composer
1715 - Joseph-François Foulon, French politician (d. 1789)
1726 - Thomas Pennant, British naturalist
1735 - Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer
1755 - Princess Natalia Alexeievna of Russia (d. 1776)
1796 - Ferdinando Giorgetti, composer
1813 - William Hugh Keim, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1814 - Gabriel Auguste Daubrée, French geologist (d. 1896)
1823 - James Dunwody Bulloch, Capt (Confederate Navy), died in 1901
1852 - Antoni Gaudí, Spanish architect (d. 1926)
1858 - Georges Courteline, [Moineaux], French playwright
1860 - Gustave Charpentier, French composer (opera Louise)
1862 - Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, composer
1863 - Emile Francqui, Belgian soldier (d. 1935)
1864 - Walther Hermann Nernst, Prussian physicist/chemist (Nobel 1920)
1878 - Jean Gallon, composer
1884 - Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, German art promoter (d. 1979)
1886 - Henry "Hap" Arnold, commanding general, US Army Air Force (WW II)
1887 - George Abbott, Forestville NY, producer (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game)
1889 - Ethel Glenn Hier, composer
1889 - Margriet M C Baers, Flemish philosopher
1890 - Marchwitza, writer
1893 - Charlotte Greenwood, Phila, actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami)
1894 - Hermann Oberth, Germany, founded modern astronautics (V2/Redstone)
1897 - Basil Radford, Chester England, actor (Whiskey Galore, Night Train)
1897 - Hans Barth, composer
1898 - Kay (Katherine Linn) Sage, Albany New York, American painter and poet
1899 - Arthur Tracy, Kamenets-Podolsky Russia, street singer (Vincent Lopez Show, Limelight)
1900 - Izak D du Plessis, South African writer/director (3rd World)
1900 - Lord Louis Mountbatten, of Burma, royal relative/earl/baron/admiral
1901 - Adolf Brunner, composer
1902 - Prince Yasuhito Chichibu, brother of Emperor Showa (d.1953)
Writer George OrwellWriter George Orwell (1903) 1903 - George Orwell, [Eric A Blair], Bihar, British India, British writer (Animal Farm, 1984), (d. 1950)
1903 - Anne Revere, American actress (d. 1990)
1904 - Jan van Axel, [Johannes P Kraakman], Dutch director (Overschotje)
1905 - Ian Cromb, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the early 1930's)
1906 - Roger Livesey, Barry Wales, actor (Drums, Life & Death of Col Blimp)
1907 - J Hans D Jensen, Germany, physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963)
1908 - Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher (d. 2000)
1909 - Daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg)
1911 - Reed Hadley, Petrolia Tx, actor (Racket Squad, Shock, Grand Canyon)
1911 - William H Stein, US biochemist (Nobel 1972)
1912 - Virginia Lacy Jones, US librarian/presidential advisor
1912 - William T. Cahill, Governor of New Jersey (d. 1996)
1913 - Cyril Fletcher, British comedian (d. 2005)
1915 - Peter Lind Hayes, SF California, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show)
1916 - Theodore P Toynbee, British journalist/writer (Savage Days, Barricade)
1921 - Peter Charles Arthur Wishart, composer
1921 - Celia Franca, Canadian ballet dancer (d. 2007)
1923 - Dorothy Gilman, mystery writer
1923 - Jack Hill, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner of mid 50's)
1923 - Samuel Lewis Francis, painter
1923 - Tony Parker, oral historian
1923 - Nicholas Mosley, British writer
1924 - Sidney Lumet, Phila, director (Group, Pawnbroker, Fail Safe)
1925 - Clifton Chenier, Opelousas La, blues singer (Bayou Blues)
1925 - June Lockhart, NYC, actr (Lassie, Lost in Space, Petticoat Junction)
1925 - Robert Venturi, Phila, architect (Levittown NY, Las Vegas)
1925 - Ziggy Talent, Manchester NH, singer (Vaughn Monroe Show)
1925 - Ted Stepien, American business (d. 2007)
1926 - Ingeborg Bachmann, Austria author/poet
1928 - William Joseph Russo, composer
1928 - Peyo [Pierre Culliford], Brussels, Belgium, cartoonist (The Smurfs, Johan et Pirlouit)
1929 - Eric Carle, American author
1930 - Hugo Gabriel Gryn, rabbi
1930 - George Murdock, American actor
1930 - Mary Beth Peil, American singer
1932 - Peter Blake, British artist
1933 - Gary Crosby, California, actor (Bill Dana Show, Adam 12, Chase)
1933 - Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian artist (glass painter)
1933 - James Meredith, American civil rights activist
1933 - Álvaro Siza Vieira, Portuguese architect
1934 - Willy Rodriguez, cricketer (occasional leg-spin bat for WI in 60's)
1935 - Eddie Floyd, Montgomery Al, singer/composer (California Girl, Falcons)
1935 - Kurt Schwertsik, composer
1935 - Wynand Breytenbach, South African under minister of Defense (1986- )
1936 - Harold Melvin, US singer (Blue Notes-My Hero)
1936 - Paul Nowee, Dutch western writer (Eagle's Eye)
1936 - Jusuf Habibie, President of Indonesia
1937 - Mirabel Morgan, author (Total Woman)
1939 - Allen Fox, American Tennis Player
1940 - Clint Warwick, [Eccles], Birmingham England, bassist (Moody Blues)
1940 - A.J. Quinnell, British writer (d. 2005)
1941 - Denys Arcand, director (Jesus of Montreal)
1942 - Patrick Michael Mitchell, Ottawa, one of FBI's most wanted
1942 - Wilbert Bank, actor/director (On Hope of Blessing)
1942 - Willis Reed, Hico Louisiana, NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach (NY Knicks)
1942 - Michel Tremblay, Canadian playwright
1943 - Gerrit "Ger" Zijlstra, sculptor
1943 - Bill Moggridge [William], London, England, designer (1st laptop computer), (d. 2012)
1944 - Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer
1945 - Carly Simon, NYC, singer (Anticipation, You're So Vain)
1946 - Allen Lanier, rock keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), (d. 2013)
1946 - Ian McDonald, London England, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson)
1946 - Roméo Dallaire, Canadian senator

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 13 of 13

Pediatrician Benjamin SpockPediatrician Benjamin Spock (1927) 1927 - Pediatrician Benjamin Spock (24) weds civil liberties advocate Jane Cheney
1938 - Economist Milton Friedman (25) weds Rose Friedman at the Jewish Seminary in New York City
1960 - NBA player Oscar Robertson (21) weds teacher Yvonne Crittenden in Cincinnati, Ohio
1967 - MLB pitcher Nolan Ryan (20) weds his high school sweetheart Ruth Holdorff (18)
1976 - Actor Peter Lawford (52) weds aspiring actress Deborah Gould (25)
1983 - Actor Denzel Washington (28) weds actress Pauletta Pearson (33)
1987 - Actress and comedian Julia Louis-Dreyfus (26) weds actor Brad Hall (29)
Actor Jean-Claude Van DammeActor Jean-Claude Van Damme (1999) 1999 - "Sudden Death" action star Jean-Claude Van Damme (38) weds Gladys Portugues in Knokke-Heist, Belgium
1999 - Business magnate Rupert Murdoch (68) weds businesswoman Wendi Deng (30) at the yacht Morning Glory in New York harbor
2005 - British pop sensation Sophie Ellis Bextor (26) weds "The Feeling" bassist Richard Jones at Palazzo Terranova in Umbria
2006 - Actress Nicole Kidman (45) weds country music singer-songwriter Keith Urban (44) at Cardinal Ceretti Memorial Chapel in Manly, Australia
2006 - Emmy-winning "Medium" actress Patricia Arquette (38) weds actor Thomas Jane (37) at the Palazzo Contarini in Venice, Italy
2006 - "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp" actor Hugh O'Brian (81) weds Viginia Barber at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

1997 - "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) divorces actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 months of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 105

635 - Emperor Gaozu, first emperor of the Chinese Tang Dynasty (b. 566)
1134 - King Niels of Denmark
1142 - Gulielmus of Vercelli, Italian hermit/monastery founder/saint, dies
1218 - Simon de Montfort the elder, 5th Earl of Leicester, French crusader dies in the siege of Toulouse
1423 - Reinald IV, duke of Gelre & Gulik (Reinoud I), dies
1483 - Edward V, king of England (Apr 9-Jun 25, 1483), murdered
1483 - Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers, English writer
1514 - Berta Jacobsdr, [Suster Bertken], Dutch hermit, dies at 87
1522 - Franchinus Gaffurius, composer, dies at 71
1533 - Mary Tudor, queen consort of Louis XII of France (b. 1496)
1579 - Hatano Hideharu, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1541)
1593 - Michele Mercati, Italian physician and gardener (b. 1541)
1634 - John Marston, English playwright (b. 1576)
1665 - Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria (b. 1630)
1669 - François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (b. 1616)
1671 - Giovanni Battista Riccioli, Italian astronomer (b. 1598)
1673 - Charles de Batz-Castelmore, Comte d'Artagnan, Captain of the Musketeers under Louis XIV of France (b. 1611)
1686 - Simon Ushakov, Russian painter (b. 1626)
1710 - Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 74
1715 - Jean du Casse, French admiral (b. 1646)
1767 - Georg Philipp Telemann, German late-barok composer, dies at 86
1785 - Pierre Talon, composer, dies at 63
1785 - Pieter Kintsius, VOC-supercarga/chief on Macau, dies at 53
1792 - Thomas Peters, Early Sierra Leonean founder (b. 1738)
1798 - Thomas Sandby, English architect (b. 1721)
1822 - Ernst T Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer, dies at 46
1838 - François Nicolas Benoît, Baron Haxo, French general (b. 1774)
1840 - Leopold count of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician, dies at 82
1860 - Pōtatau Te Wherowhero, The Māori King, Waikato, New Zealand
1861 - Abd-ul-Mejid, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1823)
1866 - Alexander von Nordmann, Finnish zoologist (b. 1803)
1868 - Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist (b. 1811)
1875 - Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (b. 1796)
1876 - Boston Custer, brother of George Custer, dies at Little Bighorn
Union General George Armstrong CusterUnion General George Armstrong Custer (1876) 1876 - George Armstrong Custer, US General, dies at the Battle of Little Bighorn aged 36
1876 - John Patton, trumpeter, dies at Little Bighorn
1876 - Lame White Man, Cheyenne, dies at Little Bighorn
1876 - Myles Keogh, US officer, dies at Little Bighorn
1876 - Thomas W Custer, brother of George Custer, dies at Little Bighorn
1882 - François Jouffroy, French sculptor (b. 1806)
1884 - Hans Rott, composer, dies at 25
1896 - Emile AH Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer/man of letters, dies at 58
1898 - Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist, dies at 70
1906 - Stanford White, Architect, shot dead atop Madison Square Garden which he designed by Harry Thaw jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit
1912 - Louis Antoine, Belgian miner/sect leader, dies at about 65
1912 - Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch/British painter, dies at 76
1916 - Thomas Eakins, American artist (b. 1844)
1918 - Jake Beckley, baseball player (b. 1867)
1926 - Symon Petljoera, pres Ukraine (pogroms), murdered in Paris
1929 - Georges Courteline [Moineaux], French playwright, dies
1937 - Colin Clive, actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Jane Eyre), dies at 39
1942 - Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian, dies at 67
1943 - Spencer Charters, actor (Big Town Girl, St Louis Kid), dies at 68
1944 - Lucha Reyes, Mexican singer (b. 1906)
1948 - William C. Lee, U.S. general (b. 1895)
1949 - Buck Freeman, baseball player (b. 1871)
1953 - Algy Gehrs, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1904-11), dies
1954 - Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Civil Code), dies at 74
1956 - Ernest J King, US fleet admiral/Chief of Naval Operations, dies at 77
1959 - Charles Starkweather, spree killer (b. 1938)
1960 - WH Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda), dies at 67
1962 - Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies
1964 - Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Sonsbeekpaviljoen), dies at 76
Comedian Tony HancockComedian Tony Hancock (1968) 1968 - Tony Hancock, actor/writer (Call Me Genius, Rebel), dies at 43
1971 - Charles Vildrac, Paris France, poet/playwright, dies at 88
1971 - John Boyd Orr, Scottish physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1880)
1974 - Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1893)
1976 - Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66
1977 - Endre Szervanszky, composer, dies at 65
1977 - Petko Staynov, composer, dies at 80
1978 - Hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered
1979 - Philippe Halsman, American photographer (b. 1906)
Songwriter Johnny MercerSongwriter Johnny Mercer (1976) 1983 - Alberto Evaristo Ginastera, Argentine composer (Panambi), dies at 67
1984 - Michel Foucault, philosoph (History of Sexuality), dies of AIDs at 57
1985 - Morris Mason, American murderer (b. 1954)
1986 - Gery Florizoone, Flemish poet, dies at 63
1987 - Boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67
1988 - Axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WW II), dies
1988 - Hillel Slovak, Israeli-born musician (Anthym/What Is This?, Red Hot Chili Peppers) (b. 1962)
1990 - Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Australian composer (Triad), dies at 77
1992 - James Stirling, Scottish D-Day parachutist/architect, dies
1992 - Jerome Brown, defensive tackle (Phila Eagle), dies in car crash at 27
1992 - William E Harris, entertainer, dies
1994 - Louis-Robert Casterman, Belgian publisher (Kuifje), dies at 74
1994 - Robert Millar, journalist, dies at 72
1995 - Warren Earl Burger, Supreme Court Justice, dies of heart failure at 78
1996 - Nicholas John, dramaturge, dies at 43
1996 - Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93
1996 - Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914)
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques CousteauOceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau (1997) 1997 - Jacques Cousteau, French oceanographer, dies of heart attack at 87
1997 - William Lyle Woratzeck, convicted killer, executed in Ariz at 51
1998 - Lounès Matoub, a famous Berber Kabyle singer (b. 1956)
1999 - Fred Feast, English actor (b. 1929)
2002 - Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (b. 1934)
2003 - Lester Maddox, American businessman, one-time segregationist and Governor of Georgia (b. 1915)
2005 - John Fiedler, American Actor (b. 1925)
2006 - Jaap Penraat, Dutch architect (b. 1918)
2007 - Mahasti, Persian singer (b. 1946)
2007 - J. Fred Duckett, American sports announcer and teacher (b. 1933)
2009 - Michael Jackson, American recording artist, entertainer and King of Pop music (The Jackson 5, Thriller, Dangerous) dies of cardiac arrest at 50

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