This Day in History for 14th October

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 206

530 - Discorus ends his reign as Catholic anti-Pope
1066 - Battle of Hastings, William the Conqueror and Nornan-French army defeat English forces of Harold II
1322 - Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence
1468 - Treaty of Peronne: Duke Charles the Stoute & French King Louis XI
1492 - Columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Maria of Concepcion (Bahamas)
1529 - Sultan Suleiman II ceases Vienna
1586 - Mary Queen of Scots goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth
1700 - Rabbi Judah Hasid & Chayim Molocho arrive in Jerusalem
1745 - French help convoy reaches Montrose Scotland
1758 - Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia
1773 - The first recorded Ministry of Education, the Komisja Edukacji Narodowej (Polish for Commission of National Education), is formed in Poland.
Explorer of the New World Christopher ColumbusExplorer of the New World Christopher Columbus 1773 - American Revolutionary War: The United Kingdom's East India Company tea ships' cargo are burned at Annapolis, Maryland.
1774 - 1st Continental Congress makes Declaration of Colonial Rights in Philadelphia
1805 - Battle of Elchingen, France defeats Austria
1806 - Battle of Auerstadt-French beat Prussians
1812 - Work on London's Regent's Canal starts.
1834 - 1st black to obtain a US patent, Henry Blair, for a corn planter
1834 - In Philadelphia, Whigs and Democrats stage a gun, stone and brick battle for control of a Moyamensing Township election, resulting in one death, several injuries, and the burning down of a block of buildings.
1840 - Maronite leader Bashir II surrenders to the British forces and goes into exile in Malta.
1843 - British arrest Irish nationalist Daniel O'Connell for conspiracy
1862 - Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting HR, dies 10/18
1862 - Excelsiors defeat Unions of Morrisania 13-9
1863 - Battle at Bristoe Station Virginia (about 2000 casualties)
1863 - Skirmish at Catlett's Station, Virginia (Bristoe Campaign)
1865 - Cheyennes & Arapaho's sign "peaces treaty" then chased out Colorado
1867 - 15th & last Tokugawa Shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu resigns in Japan
1882 - University of the Punjab is founded in present day Pakistan.
Founder of the Eastman Kodak Company George EastmanFounder of the Eastman Kodak Company George Eastman 1884 - George Eastman patents paper-strip photographic film
1893 - George Edwardes "Gaiety Girl" premieres in London
1893 - Harry Wright suggests umps keep ball-strike count a secret
1899 - Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa
1901 - Justin Huntly McCarthy's "If I were King," premieres in NYC
1905 - NY Giants beats Phila A's, 4 games to 1 in 2nd World Series
1905 - Giant's Christy Mathewson's 3rd straight World Series shutout
1906 - All Chicago World Series, 1st AL victory, White Sox win 4 games to 2 Cubs losers share of $439.50 is lowest for World Series
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston ChurchillSoldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill 1908 - Baseball Writers Association of America, forms
1908 - Cubs beat Tigers 4 games to 1 in 5th World Series, 1st rematch
1908 - Smallest crowd at World Series, 6,210 fans see Cubs beat Tigers
1909 - Pirates beat Tigers, 5-4, forces 1st full 7 game world series
1911 - Largest baseball crowd ever 38,281 (Polo Grounds) see Giants beat A's, 2-1 (gate is record $77,379)
1912 - Bull Moose Teddy Roosevelt shot while campaigning in Milwaukee
1912 - Cretan representatives are admitted to the Greek assembly; in doing so the Greek Government challenges the Turkish Government
1913 - Senghenydd Colliery Disaster, the United Kingdom's worst coal mining accident, an explosion claims 439 lives.
1914 - German troops occupy Brug
1916 - Sophomore tackle and guard Paul Robeson is excluded from the Rutgers football team when Washington and Lee University refused to play against a black person.
1916 - The Perm State University was founded in Russia.
1920 - Part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland
1922 - 1st Thom McAn shoe store opens, on Third Avenue NYC
1922 - 1st automated telephones-Pennsylvania exchange in NYC
1924 - Arnold Schoebergs opera "Die Gluckliche Hand," premieres in Vienna
1925 - Anti-French uprising in Damascus (French inhabitants flee)
Author A.A. MilneAuthor A.A. Milne 1926 - Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released
1926 - Walter Johnson retires, signs 2-year contract to manage Newark
1929 - Phila A's beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 1 in 26th World Series
1929 - Philadelphia A's set World Series record of 10 runs in an inning
1930 - Ethel Mermans debuts on Broadway in "Girl Crazy"
1930 - George Gershwin/Walter Donaldsons musical premieres in NYC
1931 - 1st broadcast of Dutch Radio Peoples University
1931 - Spanish Cortes agrees to separation of Church & State
1933 - Nazi Germany announces withdrawal from League of Nations
MLB Pitcher Walter JohnsonMLB Pitcher Walter Johnson 1934 - "Lux Radio Theatre" premieres
1938 - Nazis plan Jewish ghettos for all major cities
1939 - BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) formed
1939 - German U-47 sinks British battleship HMS Royal Oak, 833 killed
1939 - Sugar rationed in Netherlands
1940 - Balham tube disaster during the Blitz.
1941 - 1st mass deportation of Kowno, Lodz, Minsk & Riga
1942 - Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution
1942 - German assault on Tractor factory, 1000s killed
1942 - Japanese battleship strikes Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
1943 - 400 Jews escape in uprising at Sobibor extermination Camp in Poland
1943 - Japan declares Philippine Independence (premier/pres Jose Laurel)
1943 - Outbreak attempt in Sobibor Concentration Camp
1943 - US 8th Air Force loses 60 B-17 during assault on Schweinfurt
1944 - Allied troops land in Corfu
1944 - British troops march into Athens
1945 - Chicago Cardinals end a record 29-game losing streak, beat Bears
1946 - Netherland & Indonesia sign cease fire
1947 - Chuck Yeager in Bell XS-1 makes 1st supersonic flight (Mach 1.015)
1947 - Dutch Queen Wilhelmina gives golden award to general Eisenhower
1948 - Batavia lt-governor-general Of Mook dismissed
1948 - Large scale fighting between Israel & Egypt
1949 - 14 US Communist Party leaders convicted of sedition
1949 - Chinese Red army occupies Canton
1949 - Ezzard Charles TKOs Pat Valentino in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1950 - Rev Sun Young Moon liberated from Hung Nam prison
1951 - Det Lion Jack Christiansen returns 2 punts for touchdowns vs LA Rams
1951 - Organization of Central American States forms
1952 - "Buttrio Square" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 7 performances
1953 - 1st 3 Dutch female police officers go into service
1953 - Belgian Convair crashes at Frankfurt, 44 die
1953 - Charley Dressen resigns rather than take 1 year contract as Dodger mgr
1953 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Emu Field Australia
1953 - Ike promises to fire as Red any federal worker taking 5th amendment
1953 - WTEN TV channel 10 in Albany, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1954 - Israeli act of revenge in Qibiya Jordan, kills 53
1956 - Charles Ives' overture "Robert Browning," premieres in NYC
1956 - Patty Berg wins LPGA Arkansas Golf Open
1957 - Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie" reaches #1
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth IIQueen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II 1957 - Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first Canadian monarch to open the Parliament of Canada with the Speech from the Throne.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 234

1257 - King Przemysl II of Poland (d. 1296)
1404 - Marie of Anjou, queen of France (d. 1463)
1493 - Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568)
1499 - Claude of France, wife of Louis XII of France (d. 1524)
1542 - Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)
1606 - Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch governor-general of Ceylon (1653-78)
1630 - Sophia of Hanover, Princess Palatine and Electress of Saxony (d. 1714)
1633 - James Stuart, King James VII of Scotland / James II of England (d. 1688)
1639 - Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)
1643 - Bahadur Shah I, Mughal Emperor of India (d. 1712)
English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William PennEnglish Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William Penn (1644) 1644 - William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania (d. 1718)
1687 - Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician
1712 - George Grenville, British PM (1763-65)
1726 - Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813)
1730 - Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer
1733 - François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (d. 1798)
1734 - Francis Lightfoot Lee, US farmer/signer (Decl of Independence)
1738 - Giovanni Calisto Andrea Zanotti, composer
1740 - Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
1753 - Franz Anton Dimmler, composer
1764 - Charles-Henri Plantade, composer
1774 - Hubert MAJ van Asch van Wijck, Dutch politician
1784 - Ferdinand VII MF, king of Spain
1789 - Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder
1790 - Thursday October Christian (d. 1831)
1796 - Adolf Ganz, composer
1801 - Joseph AF Plateau, Belgium, physicist (blinded-stared at Sun 25 secs)
1806 - Preston King, U.S. Senator from New York (d. 1865)
1827 - James Sidney Robinson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1827 - Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon Harcourt, British Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Excheque
1837 - Ellison Capers, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1908
1842 - Joe Start, American baseball player (d. 1927)
1853 - Ciprian Porumbescu, composer
1855 - George Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl)
1857 - Elwood Haynes, auto pioneer, built one of 1st US autos
1859 - Camille Chevillard, composer
1861 - Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
1861 - Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944)
1864 - Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)
1867 - Masaoka Shiki, Japan, haiku & tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads)
1869 - Joseph Duveen, England, art connoisseur (Elgin marbles)
1871 - Alexander von Zemlinsky, Vienna Austria, composer (Schneeman)
1873 - Jose Serrano Simeon, composer
1873 - Ray Ewry, Lafayette Ind, jumper (Olympics-10 gold-1900, 04, 06, 08)
1873 - Jules Rimet, president of FIFA (d. 1954)
1874 - Margarete Susman, writer
1880 - Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Sak och sken)
1882 - Charlie Parker, cricketer (legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test)
1882 - Éamon de Valera, NY, Irish politician and patriot, President of Ireland (1937-48, 51-54, 57-59). Died 1975
1883 - Adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor)
1884 - Jimmy Conlin, Camden NJ, actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock)
1888 - Ernest Pingoud, composer
Short story writer Katherine MansfieldShort story writer Katherine Mansfield (1888) 1888 - Katherine Mansfield (Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry), Wellington New Zealand, short story writer (Aloe, Garden Party)
1889 - Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor
1890 - Dwight D Eisenhower, Denison Tx, (R) 34th Pres (1953-1961)/Gen (WW 2)
1890 - Frank Conroy, Derby England, actor (Call of the Wild)
1891 - Paul de Keyser, Flemish story teller/philologist/folklorist
1892 - Sumner Welles, US undersecretary/diplomat (Good neighbor policy)
1893 - Lillian Gish, American silent film/stage actress (Birth of a Nation). Died 1993.
1894 - Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, founder (Indonesian Communist)
1894 - E.E.Cummings (Edward Estlin), Cambridge Massachusetts, poet (Tulips & Chimneys)
1898 - Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor/director (Flying Dutchman)
1899 - Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
1900 - Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
1901 - Willem A Wagenaar, journalist/writer (Shanghai)
1902 - Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)
1902 - Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963)
1904 - Karel Srom, composer
1906 - Benita Hume, London England, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy)
Political Theorist Hannah ArendtPolitical Theorist Hannah Arendt (1906) 1906 - Hannah Arendt, Hanover Germany, political theorist and historian (Origins of Totalitarianism)
1906 - Imam Hassan al Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (d. 1949)
1907 - "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
1907 - Allan Jones, Scranton PA, actor/singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat)
1907 - Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter
1907 - Pert Kelton, Great Falls Mont, actress (Cavalcade of Stars)
1908 - Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (d. 2003)
1909 - Bernd Rosemeyer, German auto racer (Indy 500)
1909 - Kalervo Tuukkanen, composer
1909 - Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (d. 1996)
1910 - Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader
1910 - John Wooden, basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships)
1911 - Lê Ðức Thọ, Vietnamese revolutionary general, politician and negotiator in Paris (1975)
1912 - Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Sociology of Sex)
1912 - Jack Crapp, cricketer (England batsman 1948-49)
1912 - Jack Young, cricketer (Middlesex & England slow left-armer post-WW2)
1913 - Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust)
1913 - Victor Trumper Jr, cricketer (son of Mr & Mrs Trumper NSW 1940-41)
1914 - Brendan Gill, critic
1914 - Dick Durrance, American skier (d. 2004)
1916 - C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89)
1918 - Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's)
1918 - Marcel Chaput, French Canadian politician (d. 1991)
1919 - Edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands)
1924 - Robert Webber, Santa Ana California, actor (79 Park Avenue)
1925 - Louis Cohen, physicist
1925 - Phillip Tobias, Durban, Natal, South Africa, palaeoanthropologist and 3 x Nobel Prize nominee(hominid fossil sites), (d. 2012)
1926 - Bill Justis, rocker
1926 - Willy Alberti, [Carel Verbrugge], singer/actor (Riffin in Amsterdam)
1927 - Roger Moore, London England, actor (Alaskans, Maverick, Saint)
1928 - Gary Graffman, NYC, pianist (Leventritt Award)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 15 of 15

Social Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von GoetheSocial Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1806) 1806 - German writer, artist and politician Johann Wolfgang von Goethe marries mistress Christiane Vulpius in Weimar
1913 - Athlete Jim Thorpe (25) weds Margaret Iva Miller at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
1914 - Baseball legend Babe Ruth (19) weds Helen Woodford
1923 - "All Quiet on the Western Front" author Erich Maria Remarque (25) weds Ilse Jutta Zambona
1961 - Howard Allen Frances (Anne) O'Brien (20) best-selling author (The Vampire Chronicles) marries poet and painter Stan Rice (21)
1961 - Author Anne Rice (20) weds poet/artist Stan Rice (18) in Denton, Texas
1961 - Author Upton Sinclair (83) weds Mary Elizabeth Willis
1964 - Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts weds Shirley Shepherd
Novelist Sidney SheldonNovelist Sidney Sheldon (1989) 1989 - Novelist Sidney Sheldon (72) weds Alexandra Sheldon in Las Vegas, Nevada
1995 - "Sleep with Me" actress Meg Tilly (35) weds United Artists studio president John Calley (65) in Los Angeles
2000 - Asylum recording artist Bryan White (26) weds actress Erika Page at Royal Lane Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas
2001 - Inspirational speaker Anthony Robbins (41) weds Sage Bonnie Humphrey
2001 - Actor Breckin Meyer (27) weds "Can't Hardly Wait" director Deborah Kaplan in Malibu
2006 - Merengue singer Melina Leon (33) weds Ruy Fernando Delgado at La Iglesia Metodista Universitaria in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Irish Dancer Michael FlatleyIrish Dancer Michael Flatley (2006) 2006 - "Celtic Tiger" choreographer Michael Flatley (48) weds fellow dancer Niamh O'Brien at St. Patrick's Church in Fermoy, Ireland

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 2 of 2

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike TysonHeavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson (1988) 1988 - Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce & annulment
1990 - Jeff Goldblum & wife Geena Davis file for divorce after nearly 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 96 of 96

530 - Discorus, anti-Pope (530), dies
1066 - Harold II, King of England (1066), dies at the Battle of Hastings
1092 - Aboe Ali Hasan ibn Nizam al-Moelk, writer (Sijasetname), assassinated
1256 - Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese shogun (b. 1239)
1318 - Edward Bruce, High King of Ireland
1536 - Garcilaso de la Vega, Spanish poet/diplomat, dies in battle
1552 - Oswald Myconius, Swiss Protestant reformer (b. 1488)
1565 - Thomas Chaloner, English statesman and poet (b. 1521)
1568 - Jacques Arcadelt, Flemish composer
1570 - Floris van Montmorency, baron of Montigny, dies at 43
1610 - Amago Yoshihisa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1540)
1619 - Samuel Daniel, English poet (b. 1562)
1637 - Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (b. 1552)
1660 - Francesco Albana, Italian painter (Hemelopneming of Maria), dies at 72
1660 - Thomas Harrison, English Puritan soldier (b. 1606)
1669 - Antonio Cesti, composer, dies at 46
1703 - Thomas Hansen Kingo, Danish poet (b. 1634)
1711 - Tewoflos, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1708)
1719 - Arnold Houbraken, painter/writer), dies at 59
1746 - Francois Fagel, lawyer/statesman, dies at 86
1758 - Francis Edward James Keith, Scottish soldier and Prussian field marshal (b. 1696)
1771 - Franz Xaver Brixi, composer, dies at 39
1775 - Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer, dies at 57
1790 - William Hooper, US attorney/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 48
1831 - Jean-Louis Pons, French astronomer (b. 1761)
1847 - William Michael Rooke, composer, dies at 53
1857 - Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer, dies at 33
1872 - Albrecht FH, prince of Prussia, dies at 63
1877 - Antoine-Amable-Elie Elwart, composer, dies at 68
1879 - F Kornberger, writer, dies at 58
1880 - Victorio, Apache chief/murderer, killed by Mexican army
1893 - Conradus Leemans, Dutch archaeologist, dies at 84
1900 - Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher, dies
1900 - Sandor Erkel, composer, dies at 54
1909 - Johann Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, composer, dies at 76
1911 - John Marshall Harlan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1833)
1919 - Wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies
1923 - George Elbridge Whiting, composer, dies at 83
1923 - Marcellus Emants, writer/poet (Refrained from Confession), dies
1930 - Sam[uel] van Houten, lib minister (Child labor laws), dies
1943 - Jackie Matthews, cricketer (8 Tests 1911-12, 16 wickets), dies
German WWII Field Marshal Erwin RommelGerman WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel (1944) 1944 - Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WW II-Africa), suicide at 52
1957 - Carl Natanael Berg, composer, dies at 78
1958 - Jean Poveigh, composer, dies at 82
1958 - Douglas Mawson, Australian Antarctic explorer (b. 1882)
1959 - Errol Flynn, Australian-born US actor (Captain Blood), dies of a heart attack at 50
1960 - Abram F Joffe, Russian physicist (crystal), dies
1961 - Paul Ramadier, French politician (b. 1888)
1961 - Harriet Shaw Weaver, English political activist (b. 1876)
1966 - Arcady Dubensky, composer, dies at 75
1967 - Marcel Aymé, French novelist and playwright (b. 1902)
1972 - Joseph Kaminski, composer, dies at 68
1973 - Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (b. 1897)
1976 - Edith Evans, actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88
Singer and Actor Bing CrosbySinger and Actor Bing Crosby (1977) 1977 - Bing Crosby, US singer/actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74
1980 - S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies
1981 - Ingemar Liljefors, composer, dies at 74
1983 - Paul Fix, actor (Rifleman), dies at 82 of kidney failure
1983 - Willard Price, Canadian author and naturalist
1984 - Martin Ryle, English radio astronomer, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (b. 1918)
1985 - Emil Gilels, Ukrainian pianist (b. 1916)
1986 - [Francis XA] Keenan Wynn, US actor (Dr Strangelove), dies at 70
1987 - Rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86
1988 - Mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
1989 - Michael Carmine, actor (Batteries Not Included), dies at 30
1990 - Leonard Bernstein, composer, dies of heart attack at 72
1993 - Bertie Clarke, cricketer (6 wkts for WI in 1939), dies
1993 - Guy Malary, Haitian lawyer/minister of Justice, murdered at 50
1993 - Mustafa Abada, Algerian TV director, murdered
1993 - Walter Brown Newman, US screenwriter (Cat Ballou), dies at 77
1994 - Gioconda de Vito, violinist, dies at 87
1995 - Edith Pargeter, author (Brother Cadfael), dies of a stroke at 82
1995 - Helen Vlachos, journalist, dies at 83
1996 - Laura La Plante, screen actress (Show Boat, Scandal), dies at 91
1996 - William John Raff Hooper, cartoonist, dies at 80
1997 - Harold Robbins, salacious novelist, dies at 81
1998 - Cleveland Amory, American writer and animal rights activist (b. 1917)
1998 - Frankie Yankovic, American musician (b. 1916)
1999 - Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian politician (b. 1922)
2002 - Norbert Schultze, American composer and songwriter (b. 1911)
2003 - Patrick Dalzel-Job, English soldier and inspiration for James Bond (b. 1913)
2004 - Vlassis Bonatsos, Greek singer, actor and entertainer (b. 1949)
2005 - Jody Dobrowski, English murder victim (b. 1981)
2006 - Jared Anderson, American bassist (b. 1975)
2006 - Freddy Fender, American musician (b. 1937)
2006 - Maurice Grosse, British paranormal investigator (b. 1919)
2006 - Nancy Lynn, American aviator (b. 1956)
2006 - Gerry Studds, American politician (b. 1937)
2007 - Big Moe, American rapper (b. 1974)
2008 - Martin Peake, 2nd Viscount Ingleby, British peer and business man
2008 - Richard Cooey, American murderer and rapist (executed) (b. 1967)
2009 - Captain Lou Albano. American Professional Wrestler and Manager. (b. 1933)
2010 - Simon MacCorkindale, British actor (b. 1952)
2010 - Benoît Mandelbrot, Polish-born American mathematician (b. 1924)
2011 - Reg Alcock, Canadian politician (b. 1948)
2012 - Kyle Bennett, American BMX racer, dies in a traffic collision at 33

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