This Day in History for 3rd September

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 209

36 BC - In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.
301 - San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.
590 - St Gregory I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1189 - Richard the Lionheart is crowned in Westminster. 30 Jews are massacred after the coronation - Richard ordered the perpetrators be executed.
1260 - Battle of Ain Djaloet, Palestine defeats Mongols army
1483 - Utrecht surrenders to Habsburg army
1543 - Cardinal Beaton replaces the Earl of Arran as regent for Queen Mary of Scotland
1632 - Battle of Nuremberg: Duke Wallenstein beats Sweden
1650 - Battle of Dunbar: England vs Scotland
1651 - Battle of Worcester-Oliver Cromwell destroys English royalists
English Military and Political Leader Oliver CromwellEnglish Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell 1658 - Richard Cromwell ("Tumbledown Dick") succeeds his father as Lord Protector of the Commonwealth
1683 - Turkish troops break through defense of Vienna
1697 - King William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick
1709 - 1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC
1725 - Britain, France, Hannover & Prussia sign Covenant of Hannover
1731 - Willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Friesland
1752 - Britain and the British Empire (including the American colonies) adopt the Gregorian Calendar, losing 11 days. People riot thinking the government stole 11 days of their lives
1777 - Cooch's Bridge - Skirmish of American Revolutionary war in New Castle County, Delaware where the Flag of the United States was flown in battle for the first time.
1779 - Earl d'Orvilliers (French/Spanish Armada) sails back to Brest
1783 - Treaty of Paris signed in Paris ends the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain and United States of America
1791 - French Constitution passed by French National Assembly
1798 - Weeklong battle of St. George's Caye began between Spanish and British off the coast of Belize.
1812 - World's first cannery ( Donkin, Hall and Gamble) opens in London, England to supply food to the Royal Navy
1826 - USS Vincennes leaves NY to become 1st warship to circumnavigate globe
1832 - Rebellious slaves set fire to Paramaribo Suriname
1833 - New York Sun begins publishing (1st daily newspaper)
Abolitionist Frederick DouglassAbolitionist Frederick Douglass 1838 - Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor
1849 - California State Constitutional Convention convenes in Monterey
1852 - Anti-Jewish riots break out in Stockholm, Sweden
1855 - Indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under American General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village, killing 100 men, women, and children.
1861 - Confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality
1864 - Battle of Berryville, VA
1864 - US, British, French & Dutch naval officer sails Straits of Simonoseki
1865 - Army commander in SC orders Freedmen's Bureau to stop seizing land
1874 - The congress of the state of México elevates Naucalpan to the category of Villa, with the title of "Villa de Juárez".
1878 - British passenger paddle steamer Princess Alice sunk in a collision on the River Thames with the collier Bywell Castle; 645 die
1881 - 1st US Men's Tennis: Richard D Sears beats William E Glyn (6-0 6-3 6-2)
1881 - Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony
1882 - French/Vietnamese/Chinese battle at Hanoi, 100s die
1890 - Oliver S Campbell wins US Tennis Open
1891 - 11th US Men's Tennis: Oliver S Campbell beats C Hobart (2-6 7-5 7-9 6-1 6-2)
1891 - Cotton pickers organize union & stage strike in Texas
1891 - John Stephens Durham named US minister to Haiti
1895 - 1st pro football game played, Latrobe beats Jeanette 12-0 (Penn)
1900 - With a proclamation by General Lord Roberts, Britain annexes the Boer Republic of South Africa
1900 - Russian troops now control both sides of the Amur River on the Russo-Manchurian boundary
1901 - Boer General Smuts enters Kiba Drift in Cape Colony
1902 - Pittsburgh Pirates, win earliest pennent (full season)
1902 - Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Illustrious Client"
1903 - Resolute beats Shamrock III (England) in 13th America's Cup
1904 - St Louis Olympics closes
1906 - Phila Giants win Negro Championship Cup in Phila before 10,000 fans
1906 - Yanks win 2nd game on a forfeit over A's; 2nd forfeit win
1908 - James Barries "What Every Woman Knows" premieres in London
1911 - 31st US Men's Tennis: Wm A Larned beats Maurice E McLoughlin (6-4 6-4 6-2)
1912 - Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke" premieres
1914 - British expeditionary army/general Lanrezacs army attack the Marne
1914 - Cardinal Giacome della Chiesa becomes Pope Benedict XV
1914 - French troops vacate Rheims
1914 - Prince Wilhelm von Wied leaves Albania
1914 - Lemburg capital of Galicia, is taken after a three-day battle in which the Russians rout the Austrians
1916 - Allies turned back Germans in Battle of Verdun
1916 - US President Wilson signs Adamson Act, providing an 8-hour day on interstate railroads, preventing a national railroad strike
1917 - 1st night bombing of London by German aircraft
1917 - German troops overrun Riga, Latvia
1917 - Grover Cleveland Alexander pitches complete wins in a doubleheader
1917 - Utrecht soccer team Holland forms
1918 - 38th US Men's Tennis: R L Murray beats William T Tilden (6-3 6-1 7-5)
1918 - 5 soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot (or Camp Logan riot); in all 19 mutineers were executed.
1918 - Allies forced Germans back across Hindenburg Line
1921 - 16th Davis Cup: USA beats Japan in New York (5-0)
1921 - KPB, Communist Party of Belgium forms
1923 - Dorothys Donelly's "Poppy" premieres in NYC
1924 - Civil war breaks out in China (Gen Tsi moves to Shanghai)
1924 - L Stallings & M Anderson's "What Price Glory?" premieres in NYC
1925 - 1st international handball match held
1925 - Dirigible "Shenandoah" crashed near Caldwell Ohio, 13 die
MLB Legend Ty CobbMLB Legend Ty Cobb 1928 - Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb got his 4,191th & final career hit
1929 - Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches all time high of 381.17, to be shortly followed by the Crash of 1929.
1930 - Hurricane kills 2,000, injures 4,000 (Dominican Republic)
1932 - Ellsworth Vines beats Henri Cochet for US Tennis title
1932 - Jimmie Foxx of A's hits 50th & 51st HRs to become 3rd to hit 50
1933 - Yevgeniy Abalakov reaches the highest point of the Soviet Union - Communism Peak (7495 m).
1934 - Tunisia began its move for independence
1935 - 1st automobile to exceed 300 mph, Sir Malcolm Campbell (301.337 mph)
1935 - Andrew Varipapa sets bowling record of 2,652 points in 10 games
1936 - 3rd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 7, Detroit 7 (76,000)
1938 - 1940 Olympic site changed from Tokyo Japan to Helsinki Finland
1939 - German submarine U-30, commanded by Oberleutnant Fritz-Julius Lemp, sinks British passenger ship SS Athenia; 117 people die, among them 28 Americans
1939 - Yanks beat Red Sox on a forfeit, their 4th forfeit win
1939 - WWII: Britain declares war on Germany after invasion of Poland. France follows 6 hours later quickly joined by Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Canada
1940 - First showing of high definition color TV
1940 - 39.4 cm rainfall at Sapulpa, Oklahoma (state record)
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 1940 - Hitler orders invasion in England on Sept 21 (Operation Seelöwe/Sealion)
1940 - Dutch government in exile of Gerbrandy forms in London
1940 - Sicherheits police bans Free masons, Rotary & Red Cross
1940 - US gives Britain 50 destroyers in exchange for Newfoundland base lease
1941 - 1First use of Zyclon-B gas in Auschwitz (on Russian prisoners of war)
1941 - KYW TV channel 3 in Philadelphia, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1943 - British 8th Army lands in Southern Italy (Messina)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 216

1034 - Emperor Go-Sanjō of Japan (d. 1073)
1499 - Diane de Poitiers, mistress of Henry II of France (d. 1566)
1568 - Adriano Banchieri, composer
1596 - Nicolo Amati, Italy, violin maker (Stradivari & Guarneri)
1600 - Dirck Graswinckel, Dutch States-General court clerk
1608 - Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military
1675 - Paul Dudley, Attorney-General of Massachusetts (d. 1751)
1693 - Charles Radclyffe, British politician (d. 1746)
1695 - Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer
1703 - Johan-Theodoor van Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal
1710 - Abraham Trembley, Swiss naturalist (d. 1784)
1719 - Ferdinand Zellbell, composer
1724 - Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, British soldier and Governor of Quebec (d. 1808)
1757 - Charles X, Versailles France, Duke of Prussia
1778 - Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer
1781 - Eugène de Beauharnais, son of Josephine de Beauharnais (d. 1824)
1789 - Ludvig Anton Edmund Passy, composer
1803 - Alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer
1803 - Prudence Crandall, founder (School for "young ladies of colour")
1810 - Paul Kane, Canadian painter (d. 1871)
1811 - John Humphrey Noyes, Vt, found Oneida Community (Perfectionists)
1820 - George Hearst, American businessman and father of William Randolph Hearst (d. 1891)
1825 - Armistead Lindsay Long, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1825 - William Wallace Burns, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1835 - William Gaston Lewis, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1840 - Jacob Fabricius, composer
1841 - Tom Emmett, England cricketer (d. 1904)
1849 - Sarah Orne Jewett, Maine, author (Country of the Pointed Firs)
1851 - Olga Konstantinovna of Russia, Queen of Greece (d. 1926)
Architect and Father of Skyscrapers Louis SullivanArchitect and Father of Skyscrapers Louis Sullivan (1856) 1856 - Louis Sullivan, Boston Massachusetts, American architect (father of skyscrapers)
1859 - AAJ Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité, Les Preuves)
1860 - Edward Albert Filene, merchant, established US credit union movement
1864 - Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer
1865 - Wilhelm Bousset, German theologist/historian
1875 - Ferdinand Porsche, German car inventor (Porsche, Volkswagen)
1882 - Johnny Douglas, England cricketer and boxer (d. 1930)
1887 - Frank Christian, American musician (d. 1973)
1889 - Cecil Weston, South Africa, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn)
1890 - J Patrick O'Malley, Forest City PA, actress (Courage of Black Beauty)
1891 - Bessie Annie Elizabeth Delany, dentist writer
1893 - Florrie Rodrigo, Dutch dancer/choreography/teacher (Schepelingen)
1897 - Cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities)
1897 - Francisco Paolo Mignone, composer
1897 - Sally Benson, American writer (d. 1972)
1900 - Urho K Kekkonen, premier/president Finland (1956-81)
1901 - Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor
1902 - Mantan Moreland, Monroe LA, comedian (Charlie Chan, Spirit of Youth)
1903 - Willem Kooiman, Dutch theologist/church historian
Nobel Laureat Physicist Carl David AndersonNobel Laureat Physicist Carl David Anderson (1905) 1905 - Carl David Anderson, NYC, physicist (1936 Nobel Prize for physics), (d. 1991)
1905 - Robert Ruthenfranz, composer
1907 - Andrew Brewin, Canada, lawyer/cofound New Democratic Party
1907 - Loren Eiseley, professor of Anthropology (Animal Secrets)
1908 - Lev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (d. 1988)
1910 - Dorothy Maynor, Norfolk Va, soprano/founder (Harlem School of Arts)
1910 - Kitty Carlisle, American actress and television personality (d. 2007)
1911 - Bernard Mammes, American cyclist (d. 2000)
1913 - Alan Ladd, Hot Springs AR, actor (Shane, Carpetbaggers)
1914 - Kitty Carlisle Hart, New Orleans La, actress (Animal Crackers)
1914 - Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (d. 1994)
1915 - Abel Ehrlich, composer
1915 - Knut Nystedt, composer
1916 - Memphis Slim, [Peter Chatman], rocker
1917 - Eddie "Brat" Stanky, Phil Rizzuto's nemisis/2nd baseman (Dodgers)
1917 - Peter Winter, naval commander
1918 - Helen Wagner, Lubbock Tx, actress (Nancy-As The World Turns)
1921 - Marguerite Higgins, American reporter and war correspondent, Pulitzer prize winner (d. 1966)
1921 - Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor (d. 1971)
1922 - Rosendo Ejercito Santos, composer
1923 - Mort Walker, cartoonist (Beetle Bailey, Hi & Lois)
1923 - Terry Wilson, California, actor (Bill-Wagon Train)
1925 - Bengt Lindström, Swedish artist (d. 2008)
1925 - Shoista Mullodzhanova, Shashmakom singer
1925 - Hank Thompson, American singer (d. 2007)
1926 - Alison Lurie, US, novelist (War Between the Tates)
1926 - Anne Jackson, Penn, actress (Dirty Dingus Magee, Angel Levine)
1926 - Bill Flemming, sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports)
1926 - Irene Papas, Corinth Greece, Greek actress (Zorba the Greek, Attila The Hun)
1926 - Joe Kolter, (Rep-D-PA, 1983- )
1926 - John R[obert] Jones, US, sci-fi author (White Regiment, Lizard War)
1928 - Gaston Thorn, President of the European Commission(d. 2007)
1929 - Carlo Clerici, Swiss cyclist (d. 2007)
Gangster Whitey BulgerGangster Whitey Bulger (1929) 1929 - Whitey Bulger [James Joseph Bulger Jr.], Boston Massachusetts, American gangster
1930 - Cherry Barbara Grimm, [Lockett], NZ, sci-fi author (Nearest Fire)
1930 - Haty Tegelaar-Boonacker, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
1931 - Dick Motta, NBA coach (856 wins, Its not over 'til the fat lady sings)
1931 - Rudolf Kelterborn, composer
1931 - Albert DeSalvo, The Boston Strangler (d. 1973)
1932 - Richard Tyler, NYC, actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family)
1932 - Eileen Brennan, Los Angeles, California, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), (d. 2013)
1933 - Roland Kayn, composer
1933 - Tompall Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again), (d. 2013)
1934 - Xavier Darasse, composer
1934 - Freddie King, Gilmer Tx, blues singer (Hideaway)
1935 - Otto Ketting, trumpeter/composer (Passacaglia)
1936 - John W Olver, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
1936 - Zine al-Abidine Ben Ami, general/president of Tunisia (1987- )
1938 - Caryl Churchill, English playwright
1938 - Ryoji Noyori, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
1940 - Pauline Collins, London England, actress (Shirley Valentine)
1940 - Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 14 of 14

Author Ernest HemingwayAuthor Ernest Hemingway (1921) 1921 - American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway (22) marries 1st wife Hadley Richardson (29)
1923 - Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead (21) weds field archaeologist Luther Cressman (25)
1937 - Author Muriel Spark (19) weds teacher Sidney Oswald Spark in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia
1953 - Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose
1957 - World Heavyweight champion Sonny Liston (25) weds Geraldine Clark in St. Louis, Missouri
1977 - "I Dream of Jeannie" actress Barbara Eden (43) weds Charles Donald Fegert
1999 - "The Steve Harvey Show" actor Cedric The Entertainer (35) weds Lorna Wells (33)
Actress Barbara EdenActress Barbara Eden (1977) 2000 - "Will & Grace" actress Debra Messing (32) weds actor-screenwriter Daniel Zelman (33) at a private estate in Santa Barbara, California
2000 - American feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem (66) weds environmentalist David Bale (59) in Adair County, Oklahoma
2004 - "Baywatch" actress Gena Lee Nolin (32) weds NHL hockey player Cale Hulse (30) at the Royal Palms Resort in Phoenix, Arizona
2005 - Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Kevin Nealon (51) weds actress Susan Yeagley (33) inside the town hall in Bellagio, Italy
2007 - Oscar winning actor Ben Kingsley (63) weds Brazilian actress Daniela Lavender (33) in North Leigh, Oxfordshire
Actor Tobey MaguireActor Tobey Maguire (2007) 2007 - Actor Tobey Maguire (32) weds jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer (30) in Kona, Hawaii
2011 - English DJ and musician Mark Ronson (36) weds french actress Josephine De La Baume (27) in Aix-en-Provence, France

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

2010 - Pop singer Cheryl Cole (27) divorces England soccer player Ashley Cole (29) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 and a half years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 121

1189 - Jacob of Orleans, Rabbi, killed in anti Jewish riot in London England
1205 - Petrus van Poitiers, French theologist (Sententiarum libri V), dies
1402 - Gian Galeazzo Visconti, duke/tyrant of Milan (1395-1402), dies at 51
1420 - Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, regent of Scotland
1592 - Robert Greene, English writer (b. 1558)
1634 - Edward Coke, English Chief Justice/politician, dies
1642 - Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I/Charlotte, dies at 65
1653 - Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguistic, dies at 65
1655 - Jan W van Brederode, Dutch governor/field marshal, dies at 56
English Military and Political Leader Oliver CromwellEnglish Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell (1658) 1658 - Oliver Cromwell, British general (1653-58)/Lord Protector, dies at 59
1662 - William Lenthall, English politician (b. 1591)
1667 - Alonso Cano, Spanish painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 66
1675 - Pieter Boel, Flemish painter/etcher, dies
1708 - Christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53
1720 - Henri de Massue, French soldier and diplomat (b. 1648)
1722 - Ivan Skoropadsky, Hetman of Ukraine (b. 1646)
1729 - Jean Hardouin, French scholar (b. 1646)
1739 - George Lillo, English dramatist (Fatal Curiosity), dies at 46
1766 - Archibald Bower, Scottish historian (b. 1686)
1790 - Thomas Norris, composer, dies at 49
1808 - John Montgomery, American Continental Congressman (b. 1722)
1811 - Ignaz Franzl, composer, dies at 75
1843 - Cornelis PJ Elout, military/pres of West Sumatra, dies at 47
1849 - Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austria writer/physician, dies
1857 - M Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist/explorer, dies at 77
1857 - John McLoughlin, Canadian trapper (b. 1784)
1860 - Aleksey Khomyakov, Russian poet (b. 1804)
1866 - Konstantin Flavitsky, Russian painter (b. 1830)
1871 - Vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71
1876 - Felix, cricketer (legendary All-England player), dies
1877 - Adolphe Thiers, 1st president of 3rd French Rep (1871-77), dies at 80
1883 - Iwan Turgenjew, writer, dies at 64
1886 - William W. Snow, American politician (b. 1812)
1890 - Charles-A Chatrian, French writer (Waterloo), dies at 63
1890 - Willem Linnig Jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies
1893 - James Harrison, Scottish-born inventor (b. 1816)
1903 - Joseph Skipsey, British poet (b. 1832)
1908 - Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Dutch East-Indies), dies
1914 - Ferdinand AR Cabrera, Spanish/German of emperor Wilhelm II, dies at 58
1914 - Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, composer, dies at 49
1918 - Fanya Kaplan, Russian who shot at Lenin on Aug 30th, executed
1935 - Johannes Aengenent, bishop of Haarlem (1928-35), dies at 62
1936 - Nikita Balieff, Armenian vaudevillian and impressario (b. 1876 or 1877)
1938 - Bart de Ligt, anti military theologist, dies at 77
1940 - Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Hafvets Stjorna), dies at 59
1944 - Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer, dies at 75
1946 - Carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer, dies at 79
1948 - Eduard Benesj, president Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48), dies
1951 - Arnold Warren, cricketer (only Test for England), dies
1951 - Robert Franz Richard Hernried, composer, dies at 67
1954 - Eugene Pallette, actor (It's a Date, My Man Godfrey), dies at 65
1960 - Joseph Lamb, composer, dies at 72
1961 - Robert E. Gross, American businessman (b. 1897)
1962 - Anton Mauve, Dutch painter, dies at 63
1962 - e[dward] e cummings, US poet (Tulips & Chimneys), dies at 67
1963 - Cruys Voorbergh, actor/director (Vliegende Hollander), dies at 64
1963 - Frico Kafenda, composer, dies at 79
1964 - Joseph Marx, Austrian composer, dies at 82
1964 - Stewart Holbrook, American author (b. 1893)
1965 - Otto Lederer, actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 79
1967 - David Cohen, historian/chairman (Jewish Council), dies at 84
1968 - Isabel Withers, American actress (b. 1896)
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi MinhVietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh (1969) 1969 - Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Vietnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69), dies at 79 of heart failure
1969 - John Lester, American cricketer (b. 1871)
1970 - Al Wilson, "Blind Owl", guitarist/vocalist (Canned Heat), dies at 27
1970 - Jochen Rindt, German race car driver, dies at 28
1970 - Vince Lombardi, football coach (Packers), dies in Washington DC at 57
1971 - Percy Holmes, cricketer (Yorks opener, 7 Tests for Eng 1921-32), dies
1971 - Veronica Turleigh, actress (Promoter), dies at 68
1974 - Harry Partch, American composer (b. 1901)
1980 - Barbara O'Neil, actress (Tower of London, Stella Dallas)
Coach Vince LombardiCoach Vince Lombardi (1970) 1980 - Duncan Renaldo, actor (Cisco Kid, Guns of Fury), dies at 76
1980 - Fabian von Schlabendorff, German resistance fighter/judge, dies at 73
1980 - Dirch Passer, Danish actor (b. 1926
1981 - Alec Waugh, English writer (b. 1898)
1982 - Della Chiesa, Italian general/mafia fighter, murdered
1982 - Michael Thoma, actor (8 is Enough, Fame), dies at 55
1983 - Ellie Lambeti, Greek actress (b. 1926)
1984 - Arthur Schwartz, producer (Inside USA with Chevrolet), dies at 83
1984 - Duncan Renaldo, actor (Cisco Kid), dies at 80
1985 - Joe Jones, drummer, dies at 73
1985 - John Herbert McDowell, composer, dies at 58
1987 - Morton Feldman, US composer, dies at 61
1987 - Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukraine architect/author (Soldiers), dies at 76
1987 - Vokopach Stalingrada/Kira Georgijevna, dies at 76
1990 - David Acer, Florida dentist, dies of AIDs after infecting 5 patients
1991 - Frank Capra, director (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 94
1991 - Henri de Lubac, French theologist/antifascist, dies
1992 - Johannes van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Born 4/22/1884), dies
1993 - Leon Liebgold, Pol/US actor/chairman (Hebrew Actors Union), dies at 83
1994 - Billy Wright, English soccer player (World Champion 1950), dies at 70
1994 - James Aubrey, actor (Riders of the Storm), dies of heart attack at 75
1994 - Major Lance, soul singer, dies at 55
1994 - Marijke Vetter, Dutch journalist, dies at 82
1994 - Nikos Ghika, artist, dies at 88
1994 - Roswell Gilbert, who mercy killed his ailing wife, dies at 85
1994 - William Ambrose Right, footballer, dies at 70
1995 - Alex Brown, snooker player, dies at 87
1995 - Alfred Earle Birney, poet, dies at 91
1995 - Donald Cuthbert Coleman, economic historian, dies at 75

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