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What happened on November 1? There are more than 319 events that were made this day in history. Here are the important historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

Interesting Facts & Myths About November 1

November 1 is the 305th day of the year 2014. There are 60 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday. This day falls under the 44th week of the year 2014.

On this day in Bethel, Pennsylvania 19507 sunrise will occur at 12:35 PM and sunset will occur at 11:01 PM (local time).

The zodiac sign of a person born on this day is Scorpio. The modern birthstone for this month is Topaz while the mystical birthstone is Pearl.

According to the Chinese calendar, there are 110 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year (February 19, 2015).

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Historical Events For November 1

  • 365
    The Alamanni cross the Rhine and invade Gaul. Emperor Valentinian I moves to Paris to command the army and defend the Gallic cities.
  • 996
    Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk, Bishop of Freising, which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi (Austria in Old High German).
  • 1179
    Philip II is crowned King of France.
  • 1348
    The anti-royalist Union of Valencia attacks the Jews of Murviedro on the pretext that they are serfs of the King of Valencia and thus “royalists.”
  • 1512
    The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo, is exhibited to the public for the first time.
  • 1520
    The Strait of Magellan is discovered, the passage immediately south of mainland South America, connecting the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans, is first navigated by Ferdinand Magellan during the first global circumnavigation voyage.
  • 1555
    French Huguenots establish the France Antarctique colony in present-day Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 1604
    William Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello is presented for the first time, at Whitehall Palace in London.
  • 1611
    William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time, at Whitehall Palace in London.
  • 1612
    (22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky
  • 1683
    The British crown colony of New York is subdivided into 12 counties.
  • 1688
    William III of Orange sets out a second time from Hellevoetsluis in the Netherlands to invade England, Scotland and Ireland from King James II of England during the Glorious Revolution.
  • 1755
    Lisbon earthquake: In Portugal, Lisbon is destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing between sixty thousand and ninety thousand people.
  • 1765
    The British Parliament enacts the Stamp Act on the 13 colonies in order to help pay for British military operations in North America.
  • 1790
    Edmund Burke publishes Reflections on the Revolution in France, in which he predicts that the French Revolution will end in a disaster.
  • 1800
    US President John Adams becomes the first President of the United States to live in the Executive Mansion (later renamed the White House).
  • 1805
    Napoleon Bonaparte invades Austria during the War of the Third Coalition.
  • 1814
    Congress of Vienna opens to re-draw the European political map after the defeat of France, in the Napoleonic Wars.
  • 1848
    In Boston, Massachusetts, the first medical school for women, The Boston Female Medical School (which later merged with the Boston University School of Medicine), opens.
  • 1859
    The current Cape Lookout, North Carolina, lighthouse is lit for the first time. Its first-order Fresnel lens can be seen for about 19 miles (30 kilometers), in good conditions.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: US President Abraham Lincoln appoints George B. McClellan as the commander of the Union Army, replacing General Winfield Scott.
  • 1870
    In the United States, the Weather Bureau (later renamed the National Weather Service) makes its first official meteorological forecast.
  • 1876
    New Zealand’s provincial government system is dissolved.
  • 1884
    The Gaelic Athletic Association is set up in Hayes’s Hotel in Thurles, County Tipperary.
  • 1886
    Ananda College, a leading Buddhist school in Sri Lanka is established with 37 students.
  • 1894
    Nicholas II becomes the new Tsar of Russia after his father, Alexander III, dies.
  • 1896
    A picture showing the unclad (bare) breasts of a woman appears in National Geographic magazine for the first time.
  • 1897
    The first Library of Congress building opened its doors to the public. The Library had been housed in the Congressional Reading Room in the U.S. Capitol.
  • 1901
    Sigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national male collegiate fraternity is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, VA.
  • 1911
    The first dropping of a bomb from an airplane in combat, during the Italo-Turkish War.
  • 1914
    World War I: the first British Royal Navy defeat of the war with Germany, the Battle of Coronel, is fought off of the western coast of Chile, in the Pacific, with the loss of HMS Good Hope and HMS Monmouth.
  • 1915
    Parris Island is officially designated a US Marine Corps Recruit Depot.
  • 1916
    Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous “stupidity or treason” speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
  • 1918
    Malbone Street Wreck: the worst rapid transit accident in US history occurs under the intersection of Malbone Street and Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, with at least 93 deaths.
  • 1918
    Western Ukraine gains its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
  • 1920
    American Fishing Schooner Esperanto defeats the Canadian Fishing Schooner Delawana in the First International Fishing Schooner Championship Races in Halifax.
  • 1922
    The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmed VI, abdicates.
  • 1928
    The Law on the Adoption and Implementation of the Turkish Alphabet, replacing the version of the Arabic alphabet previously used, comes into force in Turkey.
  • 1937
    Stalinists execute Pastor Paul Hamberg and seven members of Azerbaijan’s Lutheran community.
  • 1938
    Seabiscuit defeats War Admiral in an upset victory during a match race deemed “the match of the century” in horse racing.
  • 1939
    The first rabbit born after artificial insemination is exhibited to the world.
  • 1941
    American photographer Ansel Adams takes a picture of a moonrise over the town of Hernandez, New Mexico that would become one of the most famous images in the history of photography.
  • 1942
    Matanikau Offensive begins during the Guadalcanal Campaign and ends on November 4.
  • 1943
    World War II: Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, United States Marines, the 3rd Marine Division, land on Bougainville in the Solomon Islands.
  • 1943
    World War II: In support of the landings on Bougainville, U.S. aircraft carrier forces attack the huge Japanese base at Rabaul.
  • 1944
    World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.
  • 1945
    Australia joins the United Nations.
  • 1945
    The official North Korean newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, is first published under the name Chongro.
  • 1946
    The New York Knicks played against the Toronto Huskies at the Maple Leaf Gardens, in the first Basketball Association of America game. The Knicks would win 68–66.
  • 1948
    Athenagoras I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople is enthroned.
  • 1948
    Off southern Manchuria, 6,000 people are killed as a Chinese merchant ship explodes and sinks.
  • 1950
    Pope Pius XII claims Papal Infallibility when he formally defines the dogma of the Assumption of Mary.
  • 1950
    Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.
  • 1951
    Operation Buster-Jangle: 6,500 American soldiers are exposed to ‘Desert Rock’atomic explosions for training purposes in Nevada. Participation is not voluntary.
  • 1952
    Operation Ivy – The United States successfully detonates the first large hydrogen bomb, codenamed “Mike” [“M” for megaton], in the Eniwetok atoll, located in the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean. The explosion had a yield of 10 megatons.
  • 1953
    Andhra Pradesh attained statehood on 1 November 1953, with Kurnool as its capital.
  • 1954
    The Front de Libération Nationale fires the first shots of the Algerian War of Independence.
  • 1955
    The bombing of United Airlines Flight 629 occurs near Longmont, Colorado, killing all 39 passengers and five crew members aboard the Douglas DC-6B airliner.
  • 1956
    In India, Kanyakumari district was joined to Tamilnadu state from Kerala.
  • 1956
    The Indian states Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Mysore state are formally created under the States Reorganisation Act.
  • 1957
    The Mackinac Bridge, the world’s longest suspension bridge between anchorages at the time, opens to traffic connecting Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas.
  • 1959
    In Rwanda, Hutu politician Dominique Mbonyumutwa is beaten up by Tutsi forces, leading to a period of violence known as the wind of destruction.
  • 1959
    Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante wears a protective mask for the first time in an NHL game.
  • 1960
    While campaigning for President of the United States, John F. Kennedy announces his idea of the Peace Corps.
  • 1961
    50,000 women in 60 cities participate in the inaugural Women Strike for Peace (WSP) against nuclear proliferation.
  • 1963
    The Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, with the largest radio telescope ever constructed, officially opens.
  • 1966
    The New Orleans Saints football team is founded.
  • 1968
    The Motion Picture Association of America’s film rating system is officially introduced, originating with the ratings G, M, R, and X.
  • 1970
    Club Cinq-Sept fire in Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France kills 146 young people.
  • 1973
    The Indian state of Mysore is renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu.
  • 1973
    Watergate Scandal: Leon Jaworski is appointed as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor.
  • 1981
    Antigua and Barbuda gain independence from the United Kingdom.
  • 1982
    Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of their factory in Marysville, Ohio. The Honda Accord is the first car produced there.
  • 1993
    The Maastricht Treaty takes effect, formally establishing the European Union.
  • 2000
    Serbia joins the United Nations.

Who Were Born On November 1?

  • 846
    Louis the Stammerer, King of West Francia (d. 879)
  • 1339
    Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (d. 1365)
  • 1351
    Duke Leopold III of Austria (d. 1386)
  • 1526
    Queen Catherine Jagellonica of Poland (d. 1583)
  • 1530
    Étienne de La Boétie, French judge and writer (d. 1563)
  • 1539
    Pierre Pithou, French lawyer and scholar (d. 1596)
  • 1549
    Anna of Austria, consort of Philip II of Spain (d. 1580)
  • 1567
    Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, conde de Gondomar, Spanish diplomat (d. 1626)
  • 1578
    Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (d. 1642)
  • 1585
    Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (d. 1652)
  • 1607
    Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, German poet (d. 1658)
  • 1611
    François-Marie, comte de Broglie, Italian-born French commander (d. 1656)
  • 1629
    St. Oliver Plunkett, Irish Catholic martyr (d. 1681)
  • 1636
    Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, French poet and critic (d. 1711)
  • 1643
    John Strype, English historian and biographer (d. 1737)
  • 1661
    Florent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist and actor (d. 1725)
  • 1704
    Paul Daniel Longolius, German encyclopedist (d. 1779)
  • 1720
    Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte, French admiral (d. 1791)
  • 1727
    Ivan Ivanovich Shuvalov, Russian educator (d. 1797)
  • 1757
    Antonio Canova, Italian artist (d. 1822)
  • 1762
    Spencer Perceval, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1812)
  • 1778
    Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (d. 1837)
  • 1782
    Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, British statesman (d. 1859)
  • 1808
    John Taylor, American religious figure (d. 1887)
  • 1838
    Khedrup Gyatso, 11th Dalai Lama (d. 1856)
  • 1847
    Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (d. 1930)
  • 1847
    Emperor Hiep Hoa, the sixth emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyễn Dynasty (d. 1883)
  • 1852
    Honinbo Shuei, Japanese professional board game player (d. 1907)
  • 1859
    Charles Brantley Aycock, 50th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina (d. 1912)
  • 1860
    Boies Penrose, American politician (d. 1921)
  • 1862
    Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer and organist (d. 1941)
  • 1864
    Grand Duchess Elizabeth Fyodorovna (d. 1918)
  • 1871
    Stephen Crane, American writer (d. 1900)
  • 1872
    Louis Dewis, Belgian artist (d. 1946)
  • 1877
    Roger Quilter, British composer (d. 1953)
  • 1878
    Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1959)
  • 1878
    Konrad Mägi, Estonian painter (d. 1925)
  • 1880
    Alfred Wegener, German meteorologist and geophysicist (d. 1930)
  • 1880
    Grantland Rice, American sports writer (d. 1954)
  • 1880
    Sholom Asch, Polish-born American writer (d. 1957)
  • 1881
    Edward Van Sloan, American actor (d. 1964)
  • 1881
    Perikles Ioannidis, Greek admiral (d. 1965)
  • 1886
    Hermann Broch, Austrian author (d. 1951)
  • 1886
    Sakutarō Hagiwara, Japanese writer (d. 1942)
  • 1887
    L. S. Lowry, British painter (d. 1976)
  • 1889
    Hannah Höch, German Dada artist (d. 1978)
  • 1889
    Philip Noel-Baker, British-born Canadian diplomat and activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1982)
  • 1896
    Edmund Blunden, English poet, author and critic (d. 1974)
  • 1898
    Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (d. 1960)
  • 1902
    Eugen Jochum, German conductor (d. 1987)
  • 1902
    Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian lyric poet (d. 1943)
  • 1903
    Edward Greeves, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
  • 1903
    Max Adrian, Irish actor (d. 1973)
  • 1905
    Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (d. 1960)
  • 1906
    Johnny Indrisano, American boxer and actor (d. 1968)
  • 1907
    Max “Slapsie Maxie” Rosenbloom, American boxer (d. 1976)
  • 1911
    Henri Troyat, French author and historian (d. 2007)
  • 1912
    Gunther Plaut, German-born Canadian rabbi and writer
  • 1914
    Moshe Teitelbaum, Hungarian Hassidic rabbi (d. 2006)
  • 1917
    Clarence E. Miller, American politician (d. 2011)
  • 1917
    Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American artist and writer (d. 2010)
  • 1919
    Hermann Bondi, Anglo-Austrian cosmologist (d. 2005)
  • 1920
    James Kilpatrick, American journalist (d. 2010)
  • 1920
    Ted Lowe, English snooker commentator (d. 2011)
  • 1921
    John W. Peterson, American songwriter (d. 2006)
  • 1922
    George S. Irving, American actor
  • 1923
    Gordon R. Dickson, Canadian author (d. 2001)
  • 1923
    Victoria de los Angeles, Spanish soprano (d. 2005)
  • 1924
    Colette Renard, French actress and singer (d. 2010)
  • 1924
    Jean-Luc Pépin, French Canadian politician (d. 1995)
  • 1924
    Süleyman Demirel, Turkish politician
  • 1926
    Betsy Palmer, American actress
  • 1926
    Lou Donaldson, American jazz alto saxophonist
  • 1927
    Victor Pellot, Puerto Rican baseball player (d. 2005)
  • 1928
    Emmaline Henry, American actress (d. 1979)
  • 1929
    Nicholas Mavroules, American politician (d. 2003)
  • 1930
    A. R. Gurney, American playwright
  • 1931
    Chosuke Ikariya, Japanese comedian (d. 2004)
  • 1931
    Shunsuke Kikuchi, Japanese composer
  • 1932
    Al Arbour, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1932
    Francis Arinze, Nigerian Roman Catholic prelate
  • 1932
    John Clark, English actor/director
  • 1934
    Gillian Knight, English mezzo-soprano
  • 1934
    Umberto Agnelli, Italian automobile executive (d. 2004)
  • 1934
    William Mathias, British composer (d. 1992)
  • 1935
    Edward Said, Palestinian-born literary critic (d. 2003)
  • 1935
    Gary Player, South African golfer
  • 1936
    Eddie Colman, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1936
    Katsuhisa Hattori, Japanese composer
  • 1936
    Shizuka Kamei, Japanese politician
  • 1937
    Bill Anderson, American country music singer and songwriter
  • 1939
    Barbara Bosson, American actress
  • 1940
    Barry Sadler, American singer (d. 1989)
  • 1940
    Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, Indian jurist
  • 1941
    Alfio Basile, Argentine football coach
  • 1941
    Robert Foxworth, American actor
  • 1942
    Larry Flynt, American adult magazine publisher
  • 1942
    Marcia Wallace, American actress
  • 1942
    Ralph Klein, Canadian politician
  • 1943
    Jacques Attali, French economist
  • 1943
    John McEnery, English actor
  • 1943
    Salvatore Adamo, Italian-born Belgian singer
  • 1944
    Bobby Heenan, American professional wrestling manager and commentator
  • 1944
    Kinky Friedman, American musician and novelist
  • 1944
    Oscar Temaru, President of French Polynesia
  • 1946
    Dennis Muren, American special effects artist
  • 1946
    Lynne Russell, American news anchor
  • 1946
    Ric Grech, English musician (Family, Ginger Baker’s Air Force, Traffic) (d. 1990)
  • 1947
    Jim Steinman, American songwriter
  • 1948
    Phil Myre, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1949
    David Foster, Canadian musician and composer
  • 1949
    Michael D. Griffin, American NASA executive
  • 1950
    Dan Peek, American guitarist (America) (d. 2011)
  • 1950
    Mitch Kapor, American computer programmer and businessman
  • 1950
    Robert B. Laughlin, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1951
    Belita Moreno, American actress
  • 1951
    Fabrice Luchini, French actor
  • 1951
    Ronald Bell, American singer and saxophonist (Kool & the Gang)
  • 1953
    Jan Davis, American astronaut
  • 1955
    Beth Leavel, American musical theatre actress
  • 1955
    Mike Mendoza, British radio personality
  • 1957
    Carlos Paião, Portuguese singer (d. 1988)
  • 1957
    Lyle Lovett, American singer
  • 1957
    Peter Ostrum, American actor
  • 1958
    Charlie Kaufman, American screenwriter
  • 1958
    Jim Steinmeyer, Illusion creator
  • 1958
    Joe DeRenzo, American musician
  • 1958
    Rachel Ticotin, American actress
  • 1959
    Eriko Hara, Japanese voice actress
  • 1960
    Fernando Valenzuela, Mexican baseball player
  • 1960
    Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc.
  • 1961
    Calvin Johnson, American musician (Beat Happening, The Halo Benders, Dub Narcotic Sound System)
  • 1961
    Kim Krizan, American screenwriter
  • 1961
    Louise Boije af Gennäs, Swedish writer and novelist
  • 1961
    Nicky Grist, Welsh rally driver
  • 1962
    Anthony Kiedis, American singer (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • 1962
    Magne Furuholmen, Norwegian musician (a-ha)
  • 1962
    Sharron Davies, British swimmer
  • 1963
    Katja Riemann, German actress
  • 1963
    Kenny Alphin, American musician (Big & Rich)
  • 1963
    Mark Hughes, Welsh footballer
  • 1963
    Rick Allen, British musician (Def Leppard)
  • 1964
    Daran Norris, American actor
  • 1965
    Inka Friedrich, German actress
  • 1965
    Patrik Ringborg, Swedish conductor
  • 1966
    Barbara Becker, German actress and model
  • 1966
    Mary Hansen, Australian musician (Stereolab) (d. 2002)
  • 1966
    Willie D, American hip hop singer (The Geto Boys)
  • 1967
    Carla van de Puttelaar, Dutch photographer
  • 1967
    Sophie B. Hawkins, American musician
  • 1967
    Tina Arena, Australian singer
  • 1968
    Park Shin-yang, South Korean actor
  • 1969
    Tie Domi, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1971
    Vikram Chatwal, Indian hotelier
  • 1972
    Jenny McCarthy, American actress and model
  • 1972
    Paul Dickov, Scottish footballer
  • 1972
    Sean Roberge, Canadian actor (d. 1996)
  • 1972
    Toni Collette, Australian actress
  • 1973
    Aishwarya Rai, Indian actress and Miss World, 1994
  • 1973
    Assia, Algerian singer
  • 1973
    Geoff Horsfield, English footballer
  • 1974
    V. V. S. Laxman, Indian cricketer
  • 1975
    Bo Bice, American singer
  • 1975
    Megan Wing, Canadian figure skater
  • 1975
    Scott “Skippy” Chapman, American musician
  • 1976
    Logan Marshall-Green, American actor
  • 1976
    Matt Chapman, American cartoonist and voice actor
  • 1978
    Jessica Valenti, American writer and blogger
  • 1978
    Manju Warrier, Indian actress
  • 1978
    Mary Kate Schellhardt, American actress
  • 1979
    Coco Crisp, American baseball player
  • 1979
    Luís Delgado, Angolan footballer
  • 1979
    Milan Dudić, Serbian footballer
  • 1982
    Warren Spragg, English-born Italian rugby player
  • 1983
    Jon Wilkin, English rugby league footballer
  • 1983
    Josh Wicks, American soccer player
  • 1983
    Matt Moulson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1983
    Yuko Ogura, Japanese model
  • 1984
    Miloš Krasić, Serbian footballer
  • 1984
    Natalia Tena, English actress
  • 1986
    Penn Badgley, American actor
  • 1987
    Ileana D'Cruz, Indian film actress
  • 1988
    Ai Fukuhara, Japanese table tennis player
  • 1988
    Masahiro Tanaka, Japanese baseball player
  • 1991
    Eyþór Arnarson, Icelandic skiier
  • 1997
    Alex Wolff, American singer and actor

Who Died On November 1?

  • 921
    Richard, Duke of Burgundy
  • 955
    Henry I, Duke of Bavaria
  • 1296
    Guillaume Durand, French writer (b. 1230)
  • 1391
    Amadeus VII of Savoy (b. 1360)
  • 1399
    John V, Duke of Brittany (b. 1339)
  • 1546
    Giulio Romano, Italian painter
  • 1588
    Jean Daurat, French poet (b. 1508)
  • 1596
    Pierre Pithou, French lawyer and scholar (b. 1539)
  • 1642
    Jean Nicolet, French explorer (b. 1598)
  • 1676
    Gisbertus Voetius, Dutch theologian (b. 1589)
  • 1678
    William Coddington, first Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1601)
  • 1700
    Charles II of Spain (b. 1661)
  • 1814
    Alexander Samoylov, Russian general and statesman (b. 1744)
  • 1888
    Nikolai Przhevalsky, Russian explorer (b. 1838)
  • 1894
    Tsar Alexander III of Russia (b. 1845)
  • 1903
    Theodor Mommsen, German writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1817)
  • 1907
    Alfred Jarry, French writer (b. 1873)
  • 1924
    Bill Tilghman, American peace officer (shot by Wiley Lynn) (b. 1854)
  • 1938
    Charles Weeghman, American restaurateur and owner of Chicago Cubs (b.1874)
  • 1942
    Hugo Distler, German composer (b. 1908)
  • 1947
    Man o' War, American thoroughbred racehorse (b. 1917)
  • 1952
    Dixie Lee. American actress, dancer, and singer (b. 1911)
  • 1955
    Dale Carnegie, American writer (b. 1888)
  • 1962
    Ricardo Rodríguez, Mexican racing driver (b. 1942)
  • 1968
    George Papandreou, Greek politician (b. 1888)
  • 1970
    Robert Staughton Lynd, American historian (b. 1892)
  • 1972
    Ezra Pound, American poet (b. 1885)
  • 1979
    Mamie Eisenhower, First Lady of the United States (b. 1896)
  • 1982
    James Broderick, American actor (b. 1927)
  • 1982
    King Vidor, American film director (b. 1894)
  • 1983
    Anthony van Hoboken, Dutch musicologist (b. 1887)
  • 1985
    Phil Silvers, American actor and comedian (b. 1911)
  • 1986
    Serge Garant, French-Canadian composer and conductor (b. 1929)
  • 1987
    René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (b. 1922)
  • 1993
    A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (b. 1911)
  • 1993
    Severo Ochoa, Spanish biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1905)
  • 1994
    Noah Beery, Jr., American actor (b. 1913)
  • 1996
    J.R. Jayewardene, Sri Lankan politician and statesman (b. 1906)
  • 1999
    Jean Coutu, Canadian actor (b. 1925)
  • 1999
    Theodore Alvin Hall, American atomic spy (b. 1925)
  • 1999
    Walter Payton, American football player (b. 1954)
  • 2000
    Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (b. 1934)
  • 2001
    John S. Romanides, Greek Orthodox priest, author and professor (b. 1928)
  • 2004
    Mac Dre, American rapper (b. 1970)
  • 2004
    Terry Knight, American music promoter (b. 1943)
  • 2005
    Michael Piller, American screenwriter (b. 1948)
  • 2005
    Skitch Henderson, English bandleader (b. 1918)
  • 2006
    Adrienne Shelly, American actress (b. 1966)
  • 2006
    William Styron, American author (b. 1925)
  • 2007
    Paul Tibbets, US Air Force retired Brigadier General (b. 1915)
  • 2007
    S. Ali Raza, Bollywood Screenwriter (b. 1922)
  • 2008
    Jacques Piccard, Swiss ocean explorer (b. 1922)
  • 2008
    Nathaniel Mayer, American soul musician (b. 1944)
  • 2008
    Shakir Stewart, American music producer (b. 1974)
  • 2008
    Yma Sumac, Peruvian singer (b. 1922)
  • 2010
    Charlie O'Donnell, American television announcer (b. 1932)
  • 2010
    Ernesto Presas, Filipino martial artist (b. 1945)
  • 2011
    Dorothy Howell Rodham, Mother of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. (b. 1919)

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