This Day in History for 11th November

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 197

308 - The Congress of Carnuntum: Attempting to keep peace within the Roman Empire, the leaders of the Tetrarchy declare Maxentius and Licinius to be Augusti, while rival contender Constantine I is declared Caesar of Britain and Gaul.
887 - Parliament in Tribur: King Charles III resigns
1158 - Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa declares himself ruler of North Italy
1208 - Otto van Wittelsbach chosen German king
1215 - 4th Lateran Council (12th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
1417 - Oddo Colonna elected as Pope Martinus V
1493 - Explorer Christopher Columbus discovers Saba
1500 - Treaty of Granada: France & Aragon divide Naples
1503 - Pope Julius II elected
1572 - Duke of Alva's son Don Fredrik begins siege of Haarlem
The Warrior Pope Julius IIThe Warrior Pope Julius II 1606 - Turkey & Austria sign Treaty of Zsitva-Torok
1634 - Following pressure from Anglican bishop John Atherton, the Irish House of Commons passes "An Act for the Punishment for the Vice of Buggery".
1640 - Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, impeached by the House of Lords on the evidence of John Pym, and imprisoned in the Tower of London; he was later executed.
1647 - Massachusetts passes first compulsory school attendance law in the American colonies
1648 - Dutch & French agree to divide St Maarten, Leeward Islands
1671 - Dutch States-General forbids importation of French wine
1673 - Second Battle of Khotyn in the Ukraine, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth forces under the command of Jan Sobieski. defeat the Ottoman army. In this battle, rockets of Kazimierz Siemienowicz were successfully used.
1675 - Gottfried Leibniz demonstrated integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = f(x) function.
1688 - Prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England
1714 - A highway in Bronx is laid out, later renamed East 233rd Street
1724 - Joseph Blake, alias Blueskin, a highwayman known for attacking "Thief-Taker General" (and thief) Jonathan Wild at the Old Bailey, is hanged in London. (b. c. 1700)
Composer George Friedrich HandelComposer George Friedrich Handel 1725 - George Frederick Handel's opera "Tamerlano" premieres in London
1745 - Bonnie Prince Charlie's army enters England
1750 - The F.H.C. Society, also known as the Flat Hat Club, was formed at Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia. It was the first college fraternity.
1752 - Theresianische Military Academy opens in Vienna
1775 - Mohawk military leader Joseph Brant goes to London to solicit more support from the government and to persuade the Crown to address past Mohawk land grievances in exchange for their participation as allies in the impending war
1778 - Iroquois Indians in NY kill 40 in Cherry Valley Massacre
1790 - Chrysanthemums are introduced to England from China
French Emperor Napoléon BonaparteFrench Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte 1805 - Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein - 8000 French troops attempted to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force.
1811 - Cartagena Colombia declares independence from Spain
1813 - Dresden surrenders to allied armies
1836 - Chile declares war on Bolivia & Peru
1839 - The Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia.
1851 - Alvan Clark patents telescope
1862 - Opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia)
1864 - Sherman's troops destroy Rome, Georgia
1864 - Skirmish at Shoal Creek, AL
1865 - Mary Edward Walker, the first US Army female surgeon, awarded Medal of Honor
1865 - Thomas Robertson's "Society" premieres in London
1865 - Treaty of Sinchula is signed in which Bhutan ceded the areas east of the Teesta River to the British East India Company.
1868 - 1st American amateur track & field meet (NYC)
1880 - Australian Bushranger and outlaw Ned Kelly is hanged at Melbourne Gaol
1887 - Anarchist Haymarket Martyrs August Spies (b. 1855), Albert Parsons (b. 1848), Adolph Fischer (b. 1858) and George Engel (b. 1836) are executed.
1887 - Construction of the Manchester Ship Canal starts at Eastham.
1889 - Washington admitted as 42nd state of USA
1890 - D McCree patents portable fire escape
1895 - Bechuanaland becomes part of Cape Colony
1896 - Jules Vandenpeereboom becomes Belgium's minister of War
1896 - Samuel Pierpont Langley's Number 6 'heavier-than-air' aircraft model flies over 1,500 m (5,000 ft).
1899 - Stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora" premieres in London
1901 - Maurice Ravel composition "Jeux d'eau" premieres
1905 - High Commissioner Prince George declares amnesty for all leaders of the insurrection that has been disturbing Crete during the recent months - but which never gained mass supprt
1906 - Ethel Smyth's "Standrecht" premieres in Leipzig
1909 - Construction of US navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, begins
1909 - J M Synge's "Tinker's Wedding" premieres in London
1911 - Many cities in the U.S. Midwest broke their record highs and lows on the same day as a strong cold front rolls through. (see The 11/11/11 cold wave).
1911 - Russia issues an ultimatum to Persia and follows it with an invasion of North Persia to impose political control
1918 - Dutch SDAP leader Troelstra announces revolution
1918 - Emperor Charles I of Austria abdicates
1918 - Poland declares independence
1918 - Armistice signed by the Allies and Germany comes into effect, WW I hostilities end at 11.00 am
1919 - Pope Benedictus XV states Roman Catholics political/business views
1920 - Great Britain's monument to her war dead, the Cenotaph in Whitehall, designed by Edwin Lutyens, unveiled
1920 - The burials of unknown soldiers take place simultaneously in Westminster Abbey, London, at at the Arc de Triomphe, Paris.
1921 - President Harding dedicates Tomb of Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery
1922 - Largest US flag displayed (150' X 90') expanded in 1939 (270' X 90')
1923 - Eternal flame lit for tomb of unknown solder, Arc de Triumph
1924 - Martin Beck Theater opens at 302 W 45th St NYC
1924 - Palace of Legion of Honor dedicated (SF)
1925 - Earnest Thalmann becomes chairman of German KPD
Jazz Musician Louis ArmstrongJazz Musician Louis Armstrong 1925 - Louis Armstrong records 1st of Hot Five & Hot Seven recordings
1925 - Night of Kersten - Colijn Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement
1925 - Robert A. Millikan announces discovery of cosmic rays
1926 - Eddie Collins is released as White Sox manager
1926 - U.S. Route 66 is established.
1928 - France's 5th government of Poincaré forms
1928 - KXO-AM in El Centro CA begins radio transmissions
1928 - WGL-AM in Ft Wayne IN begins radio transmissions
1928 - WMT-AM in Cedar Rapids IA begins radio transmissions
1928 - WOL-AM in Washington DC begins radio transmissions
1930 - Patent number US1781541 was awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention, the Einstein refrigerator.
Theoretical Physicist Albert EinsteinTheoretical Physicist Albert Einstein 1931 - Cornerstones laid for Opera House & Veteran's Building
1933 - "Great Black Blizzard" 1st great dust storm in Great Plains
1933 - Billie Holiday's second song and first hit, "Riffin' the Scotch", is released
1934 - 1st penalty shot vs Toronto Maple Leafs, Mondou (Mont) unsuccessful
1934 - WOC-AM in Davenport Iowa splits from WHO-WOC & becomes KICK-AM
1935 - Explorer 2 balloon sets altitude record of 72,000 feet over SD
1937 - Messerschmidt ME-109V13 flies world record 610.4 kph
1937 - Nobel prize for physics awarded to C J Davisson & GP Thomson
Jazz Musician Billie HolidayJazz Musician Billie Holiday 1938 - German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi
1938 - Kristallnacht; Jews forced to wear Star of David
1939 - Kate Smith first sings Irving Berlin's "God Bless America"
1940 - Thousands of Paris students lay a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Soldier
1940 - Blizzard strikes midwestern US killing over 100
1940 - British Fleet Air Arm attack destroys half of Italian fleet at Taranto
1940 - Willys unveiled its General Purpose vehicle ("Jeep")
1941 - Czech premier general Eliasj arrested by Nazis
1942 - -12] last German offensive in Stalingrad
Composer and Lyricist Irving BerlinComposer and Lyricist Irving Berlin 1942 - 745 French Jews deported to Auschwitz
1942 - During WW II Germany completes the occupation of France

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 249

995 - Gisela of Swabia, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1041)
1050 - Henry IV, Goslar, Kaiserpfalz, Holy Roman Emperor (1084–1105)
1154 - Sancho I, King of Portugal (1185-1212)
1155 - Alfonso VIII, the Noble One, king of Castilia
1220 - Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (d. 1271)
1493 - Bernardo Tasso, Italian poet (d. 1569)
1493 - Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (Zinc, laudanum), (d. 1541)
Physician/Alchemist ParacelsusPhysician/Alchemist Paracelsus (1493) 1523 - Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician
1569 - Martin Ruland the Younger, German physician and alchemist (d. 1611)
1579 - Frans Snyders, Flemish animal painter
1599 - Ottavio Piccolomini, Italian/Spanish marshal
1633 - George Savile, 1st marquis of Halifax/author (Character of a Trimmer)
1636 - Yen Jo-chu, Chinese scholar of Ch'ing dynasty
1657 - Guido Starhemberg, Austria earl/fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)
1668 - Johann Albert Fabricius, German scholar and bibliographer (d. 1736)
1675 - Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, 9th sikh guru
1679 - Firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scientist
1688 - Lorenzo Somis, composer
1690 - Gerhard Hoffmann, composer
1696 - Andrea Zani, composer
1722 - Johann Philipp Sack, composer
1724 - Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
1731 - Carl Joseph Toeschi, composer
1736 - Johann H Schepp, German/Neth engraver
1743 - Carl Peter Thunberg, Swedish naturalist (d. 1828)
1748 - King Charles IV of Spain (d. 1819) Reigned 1788-1808
1767 - Bernhard Romberg, German cellist/composer/royal chaplain bandmaster
1771 - Ephraim McDowell, surgeon (pioneered abdominal surgery)
1788 - Michal Wielhorski, composer
1791 - Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councillor (d. 1855)
1792 - Mary Anne Evans, English wife of Benjamin Disraeli (d. 1872)
1811 - Ben McCulloch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
Novelist Fyodor DostoyevskyNovelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821) 1821 - Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky, Russia, novelist (Crime & Punishment), (d. 1881)
1832 - Paolo Giorza, composer
1836 - Thomas Bailey Aldrich, US, author/editor (Story of a Bad Boy)
1852 - Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Austro-Hungarian field marshal (d. 1925)
1858 - Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter (d. 1884)
1863 - Paul Signac, French painter (d. 1935)
1864 - Alfred Hermann Fried, Germany, pacifist (Nobel 1911)
1864 - George Washington Crile, Chili Ohio, American Surgeon who conducted the first direct blood transfusion and studied the effects of surgical shock
1868 - Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist
1869 - Victor Emmanuel III, King of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia
1869 - Gaetano Bresci, Italian-American anarchist (d. 1901)
1870 - Nils Kjaer, Norwegian playwright (Det evige Savn)
1872 - Maude K Adams, US, actress (Baldwin's Theatre)
1872 - David I. Walsh, 46th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1947)
1875 - Vesto Slipher, Mulberry Indiana, American Astronomer who provided the first evidence to support the expanding-universe theory
1882 - King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (d. 1973)
1883 - Ernest Ansermet, Vevey Switzerland, conductor (Ruilles de Printemps)
US General George S. PattonUS General George S. Patton (1885) 1885 - George S Patton, San Gabriel, California, US general (Sicily/Italy/Normandy) "Old Blood & Guts", (d. 1945)
1887 - Roland Young, London England
1888 - Maulana Azad, 1st minister of education in independent India
1891 - Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (d. 1954)
1893 - Alceu Amoroso Lima, Brazilian author
1894 - Aaron Avshalomov, composer
1894 - Winifred Kingston, England, silent screen actress (David Garrick)
1895 - Beulah Ecton Woodard, US sculptor
1895 - Jacov Gotovac, composer
1897 - Gordon W Allport, US, psychologist (personalities)
1898 - Father Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, Germany, Jesuit priest/Zen teacher
1898 - Rene Clair, director (I Married a Witch, It Happened Tomorrow)
1899 - Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates)
1899 - Pat O'Brien, Milwaukee, actor (Knute Rockne, Angels with Dirty Faces)
1900 - Helena Konopacka, Poland, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1928)
1900 - Hugh Scott, (Sen-R-Penn), minority whip
1900 - John Longden, West Indies, actor (Man From Interpol)
1901 - Sam Spiegel, producer (On the Waterfront, Bridge over River Kwai)
1901 - F. Van Wyck Mason, American author (d. 1978)
1903 - Charles Bruce Perry, professor of medicine
1903 - Thomas Edward Allibone, Sheffield South Yorkshire, English Physicist (Manhattan Project, high-voltage particle acceleration)
1904 - Alger Hiss, State Department official hid papers in a pumpkin
1904 - J. H. C. Whitehead, British mathematician (d. 1960)
1905 - Israel Aaron Maisels, lawyer
Physician Joseph Gilbert HamiltonPhysician Joseph Gilbert Hamilton (1907) 1907 - Joseph Hamilton, American Physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis
1909 - Robert Ryan, Chicago, actor (Billy Budd, Dirty Dozen, Longest Day)
1910 - Arnold D W Tilanus, Dutch MP (CHU)
1910 - Franz Kemser, Germany, 4 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1952)
1910 - Frideswide Frances Emma Knight, musician/socialist
1910 - Yisrael Eldad, British extremist politician
1910 - Raemer Schreiber, McMinnville Oregon, American Physicist (Manhattan Project) who helped develop the first atomic bomb during World War II and prepared the Fat Man bomb that was used in the bombing of Nagasaki
Physicist Raemer SchreiberPhysicist Raemer Schreiber (1910) 1911 - Patric Knowles [Reginald Lawrence Knowles], Horsforth, Yorkshire, English actor (Chisum, Arnold, Mutiny)
1912 - Cissie Elizabeth Charlton, football matriarch
1912 - Thomas C. Mann, American diplomat (d. 1999)
1913 - German Leont'yevich Zhukovsky, composer
1913 - Peter Black, TV critic
1914 - Daisy Bates, publisher/head (Arkansas NAACP)
1914 - Hansje Toussaint, [Hermina A Schenk], singer (Sing of the Cross)
1914 - Howard Fast, NYC, screenwriter (Rachel & the Stranger, Spartacus)
1914 - Perry Bass, Texas billionaire
1914 - Henry Wade, American lawyer (d. 2001)
1915 - Bernhard Heiliger, sculptor
1915 - William Proxmire, (Sen-D-WI, 1957-88) (Golden Fleece Awards)
1916 - Eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman
1917 - Julien-Francois Zbinden, composer
1917 - [Dallas] Mack/McCord Reynolds, US, sci-fi author (Earth War)
1918 - Jurg Baur, composer
1918 - Stubby Kaye, NYC, actor (Guys & Dolls, Lil' Abner, Cat Ballou)
1919 - Kalle Päätalo, Finnish novelist (d. 2000)
1920 - Roy Jenkins, British MP (Labour)
1921 - Terrell Bell, American politician (d. 1996)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 14 of 14

1100 - Anglo Norman King Henry I marries Princess Matilda of Scotland at Westminster Abbey
Naturalist Charles DarwinNaturalist Charles Darwin (1838) 1838 - Emma Wedgwood accepts Charles Darwin's marriage proposal (English Naturalist later author of Origin of the Species)
1858 - 20th US President James Garfield (26) weds Lucretia Rudolph (26) in Hiram, Ohio
1860 - 1st Jewish wedding in Buenos Aires Argentina
1944 - Blues musician B.B. King (19) marries his first wife Martha Denton
1957 - Country singer June Carter Cash (28) weds former football player Edwin Nix
1971 - Swedish director and writer Ingmar Bergman (53) weds actress Ingrid von Rosen (41)
1977 - "Three's Company" actress Suzanne Somers (30) weds host Alan Hamel (40)
1980 - Novelist Norman Mailer (57) weds Norris Church (31) in Brooklyn, New York
Novelist Norman MailerNovelist Norman Mailer (1980) 2005 - Millionaire Nasir Khan weds "Footballers' Wives" actress Laila Rouass (34) in London
2006 - Dutch Formula One racer Christijan Albers (27) weds Liselore Kooijman at The Grand in Amsterdam
2011 - Actor and comedian Kenan Thompson (33) weds model Christina Evangeline at George Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia
2011 - TV personality Kim Zolciak (33) weds Atlanta Falcons football player Kroy Biermann (26) in Roswell, Georgia
2011 - Sixteen-time Grammy Award-winning hit producer and songwriter David Foster (62) weds model Yolanda Hadid in Beverly Hills

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 107

307 - Flavius Valerius Severus, compassionate emperor of Rome (306-07), dies
397 - Martinus, (St Maarten), Roman bishop of Tours, dies at about 81
405 - Arsacius, intruding archbishop of Constantinople
511 - Clovis, king of Salische France/founder of Merovingische, dies at 45
826 - Theodore the Studite, Byzantine theologist/poet/saint, dies
865 - Petronas the Patrician, Byzantine General
1150 - Hartbert, bishop of Utrecht (1140-50), dies
1331 - Stefanus VIII Uros III Decanski, king of Serbia (1322-31), dies
1528 - Lucas van Prague, Czech leader of Bohemian Brothers, dies at about 68
1623 - Philippe de Mornay, French writer (b. 1549)
1638 - Cornelis Cornelisz, "of Haarlem", painter, dies at about 76
1641 - Ferdinand van Austrian, cardinal of Spain, dies
1675 - Thomas Willis, English Physician (epidemiology, anatomy of the brain and nervous system), dies at 54
1686 - Otto von Guericke, German scientist, inventor, and politician (b. 1602)
1755 - Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent, dies at 91
1772 - John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
1810 - Johann/John Zoffany, German painter (Tribuna degl' Uffizi), dies at 77
1812 - Platon Levshin, Metropoitan of Moscow (b. 1737)
Rebel Slave Nat TurnerRebel Slave Nat Turner (1831) 1831 - Nat Turner, slave rebel who led a violent insurrection in Virginia, hanged at 31
1855 - Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher (b. 1813)
1861 - Pedro V van Alcantara, King of Portugal (1853-61), dies at 24
1862 - James Madison Porter, American politician (b. 1793)
1871 - William Lonsdale, English Geologist and Paleontologist (fossil coral), dies at 77
1880 - Lucretia Mott, US quaker (1st Woman's Rights Convention), dies
1880 - Ned Kelly, Australian outlaw and bushranger, executed at 25
1884 - Alfred Brehm German zoologist (b. 1827)
Leader of the Kelly gang Ned KellyLeader of the Kelly gang Ned Kelly (1880) 1886 - Paul Bert, Auxerre, French Zoologist, Physiologist and pioneer of aerospace medicine whose study of the effects of air pressure on the body made possible space and ocean exploration, dies of dysentery at 53
1887 - Haymarket defenda
1895 - Julius Tausch, composer, dies at 68
1901 - Antonio Zamara, composer, dies at 72
1907 - Henry Gadsby, composer, dies at 64
1912 - Joseph Wieniawski, composer, dies at 75
1912 - Jose Canalejas Y Mendez, premier Spain, murdered
1917 - Liliuokalani, last queen of Hawaii (1891-93), dies from a stroke at 79
1918 - Victor Adler, Austrian neurologist/foreign minister, dies
1918 - George Lawrence Price, Canadian soldier, last person to be killed in W.W.I. (b. 1892)
1927 - Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen, Danish Botanist and Geneticist who provided evidence for Hugo de Vries' mutation theory, dies at 70
1929 - Mieczyslaw Soltys, composer, dies at 66
1930 - W W Whysall, cricketer (4 Tests for England 1924-30), dies
1931 - Shibusawa Eiichi, Japanese industrialist (b. 1840)
1936 - Edward German, composer, dies at 74
Cook Typhoid MaryCook Typhoid Mary (1938) 1938 - Mary Mallon, Irish-American patient best known as 'Typhoid Mary' and the first person in the United States known to be immune to typhoid, dies at 69
1939 - Jan Opletal, Czech student, victim of Nazi violence in Prague
1942 - Anton H Blaauw, botanist (Perception of the Lichtes), dies at 60
1942 - Hector Abbas, actor/director (Rosa Lynd Company), dies at 58
1945 - Jerome Kern, US composer (Sally, Leave it to Jane), dies at 60
1947 - Martin Dibelius, German theologist (That Drawer Jahwes), dies at 64
1954 - John Rosamund Johnson, composer, dies at 81
1955 - John Loudon, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1913-18), dies at 87
1956 - Victor Young, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56
1962 - Joseph Allen Jr, actor (All Women Have Secrets), dies at 44
1962 - René Coty, pres of France, dies at 80
1964 - Edward Steuermann, composer, dies at 72
1964 - H[enry] Beam Piper, US, sci-fi author (4 Day Planet), dies at 60
1965 - Gaston Glass, actor (Opening Your Eyes), dies after long illness at 65
1967 - Harry Seymour, composer/actor (Tenderfoot), dies of heart attack at 76
1967 - Jordan Whitfield, actor (Swamp Fox), dies of heart attack at 50
1968 - Jeanne Demessieux, composer, dies at 47
1969 - Frank Newburg, actor (Homemaker), dies at 83
1972 - Berry Oakley, US rock bassist (Allman Bro), dies in car crash at 24
1973 - Stringbean, [David Akeman], banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw), dies at 58
1973 - Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish Chemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 78
1974 - Alfonso Leng, composer, dies at 80
1974 - Jane Ace, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 74
1975 - Marty May, (Fireball Fun For All), dies at 79
1976 - Alexander Calder, US sculptor, dies at 78
1976 - E Q Davies, cricketer (9 runs & 7 wickets in 5 Tests for S Afr), dies
1977 - Greta Keller, Vienna-born cabaret singer and actress (b. 1903)
1977 - Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist & political activist (b. 1950)
1979 - Dimitri Tiomkin, Ukrainian-born composer (b. 1894)
1984 - Martin Luther King Sr, US vicar/father of MLK Jr, dies at 84
1984 - Jan Novak, composer, dies at 63
1986 - Roger C Carmel, actor (Mudd-Star Trek, Mothers-in-Law), dies at 54
1987 - L T Coggeshall, medical scientist (Sec of HEW 1956-58), dies at 86
1987 - Nico Slothouwer, poet (Liefdesstratenplan), commits suicide at 30
1988 - William Ifor Jones, Welsh conductor & organist (b. 1900)
1990 - Attilio Demaría, Argentinian footballer (b. 1909)
1990 - Alexis Minotis, Greek actor (b. 1898)
1992 - Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, cosmonaut, dies at 50
1992 - Giulio C Argan, Italian art critic/mayor of Rome, dies
1993 - Erskine Hawkins, US trumpeter/composer (After Hours), dies at 79
1993 - Harry R "Rob" Haldeman, White House chief of staff (Nixon), dies at 67
1994 - Elizabeth Lefanu Maconchy, Engl composer (My Dark Heart), dies at 87
1994 - Ernest Clark, actor (Pope Must Die, Gandhi), dies at 82
1994 - Frances Tustin, child Psychologist, dies at 81
1994 - Pedro Zamora, aIDS Activist, dies at 22
1994 - John A. Volpe, 61st and 63rd Governor of Massachusetts, 2nd United States Secretary of Transportation (b. 1908)
1995 - Charles Scribner Jr, publisher, dies at 74
1995 - Cornelie Coposu, politician, dies at 79
1995 - Kenneth Goldstein, folklorist/enthomusicologist, dies at 68
1996 - Helen Rosenthal, Teacher/health administrator, dies at 47
1997 - Rodney Milburn, American athlete (b. 1950)
1998 - Frank Brimsek, American ice hockey player (b. 1913)
1999 - Jacobo Timmerman, Argentine writer and journalist (b. 1923)
1999 - Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (b. 1961)
Palestinian Leader Yasser ArafatPalestinian Leader Yasser Arafat (2004) 2004 - Yasser Arafat, co-founder and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, revolutionary and nobel prize winner dies in Paris at 75
2004 - Richard Dembo, French director and screenwriter (b. 1948)
2005 - Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield, British photographer (b. 1939)
2005 - Peter Drucker, American management theorist (b. 1909)
2005 - Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American film producer and director (b. 1930)

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