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What happened on November 25? There are more than 302 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 25

November 25 is the 330th day of the year 2020. There are 36 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday. This day falls under the 48th week of the year 2020.

On this day in Marseilles, Illinois 61341 sunrise will occur at 06:56 AM and sunset will occur at 04:28 PM (local time).

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

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Historical Events For November 25

  • 571 BC
    Servius Tullius, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans.
  • 1034
    Máel Coluim mac Cináeda, King of Scots dies. Donnchad, the son of his daughter Bethóc and Crínán of Dunkeld, inherits the throne.
  • 1120
    The White Ship sinks in the English Channel, drowning William Adelin, son of Henry I of England.
  • 1177
    Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard.
  • 1343
    A tsunami, caused by the earthquake in the Tyrrhenian Sea, devastates Naples (Italy) and the Maritime Republic of Amalfi, among other places.
  • 1491
    The siege of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, begins.
  • 1667
    A deadly earthquake rocks Shemakha in the Caucasus, killing 80,000 people.
  • 1703
    The Great Storm of 1703, the greatest windstorm ever recorded in the southern part of Great Britain, reaches its peak intensity which it maintains through November 27. Winds gust up to 120 mph, and 9,000 people die.
  • 1755
    King Ferdinand VI of Spain grants royal protection to the Beaterio de la Compañia de Jesus, now known as the Congregation of the Religious of the Virgin Mary.
  • 1758
    French and Indian War: British forces capture Fort Duquesne from French control. Fort Pitt is built nearby and it grows into modern Pittsburgh.
  • 1759
    An earthquake hits the Mediterranean destroying Beirut and Damascus and killing 30,000-40,000.
  • 1783
    American Revolutionary War: The last British troops leave New York City three months after the signing of the Treaty of Paris.
  • 1795
    Partitions of Poland: Stanislaus August Poniatowski, the last king of independent Poland, is forced to abdicate and is exiled to Russia.
  • 1826
    The Greek frigate Hellas arrives in Nafplion to become the first flagship of the Hellenic Navy.
  • 1833
    A massive undersea earthquake, estimated magnitude between 8.7-9.2 rocks Sumatra, producing a massive tsunami all along the Indonesian coast.
  • 1839
    A cyclone slams India with high winds and a 40 foot storm surge, destroying the port city of Coringa (which has never been completely rebuilt). The storm wave sweeps inland, taking with it 20,000 ships and thousands of people. An estimated 300,000 deaths result from the disaster.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Battle of Missionary Ridge – At Missionary Ridge in Tennessee, Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant break the Siege of Chattanooga by routing Confederate troops under General Braxton Bragg.
  • 1864
    American Civil War: A group of Confederate operatives calling themselves the Confederate Army of Manhattan starts fires in more than 20 locations in an unsuccessful attempt to burn down New York City.
  • 1874
    The United States Greenback Party is established as a political party consisting primarily of farmers affected by the Panic of 1873.
  • 1876
    Indian Wars: In retaliation for the American defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, United States Army troops sack Chief Dull Knife’s sleeping Cheyenne village at the headwaters of the Powder River.
  • 1905
    Prince Carl of Denmark arrives in Norway to become King Haakon VII of Norway.
  • 1917
    German forces defeat Portuguese army of about 1200 at Negomano on the border of modern-day Mozambique and Tanzania.
  • 1918
    Vojvodina, formerly Austro-Hungarian crown land, proclaims its secession from Austria–Hungary to join the Kingdom of Serbia.
  • 1926
    The deadliest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history strikes on Thanksgiving day. 27 twisters of great strength are reported in the Midwest, including the strongest November tornado, an estimated F4, that devastates Heber Springs, Arkansas. There are 51 deaths in Arkansas alone, 76 deaths and over 400 injuries in all.
  • 1936
    In Berlin, Germany and Japan sign the Anti-Comintern Pact, agreeing to consult on measures “to safeguard their common interests” in the case of an unprovoked attack by the Soviet Union against either nation. The pact is renewed on the same day five years later with additional signatories.
  • 1940
    World War II: First flight of the deHavilland Mosquito and Martin B-26 Marauder.
  • 1943
    World War II: Statehood of Bosnia and Herzegovina is re-established at the State Anti-Fascist Council for the People’s Liberation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • 1947
    New Zealand ratifies the Statute of Westminster and thus becomes independent of legislative control by the United Kingdom.
  • 1947
    Red Scare: The “Hollywood Ten” are blacklisted by Hollywood movie studios.
  • 1950
    The Great Appalachian Storm of November 1950, otherwise known at the time as the “Storm of the Century”, strikes New England with hurricane force winds resulting in massive forest blow-downs and storm surge damage along the Northeast coast including New York City. This storm also brings blizzard conditions to the Appalachian Mountains and Ohio Valley, becoming one of the worst storms of all time. 353 people die in the event.
  • 1952
    Agatha Christie’s murder-mystery play The Mousetrap opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London later becoming the longest continuously-running play in history.
  • 1958
    French Sudan gains autonomy as a self-governing member of the French Community.
  • 1960
    The Mirabal sisters of the Dominican Republic are assassinated.
  • 1963
    President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • 1970
    In Japan, author Yukio Mishima and one compatriot commit ritualistic suicide after an unsuccessful coup attempt.
  • 1973
    George Papadopoulos, head of the military Regime of the Colonels in Greece, is ousted in a hardliners’ coup led by Brigadier General Dimitrios Ioannidis.
  • 1975
    Suriname gains independence from the Netherlands.
  • 1977
    Former Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr. is found guilty by the Philippine Military Commission No. 2 and is sentenced to death by firing squad.
  • 1984
    36 top musicians gather in a Notting Hill studio and record Band Aid’s Do They Know It’s Christmas in order to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia.
  • 1986
    Iran Contra Affair: US Attorney General Edwin Meese announces that profits from covert weapons sales to Iran were illegally diverted to the anti-communist Contra rebels in Nicaragua.
  • 1986
    The King Fahd Causeway is officially opened in the Persian Gulf.
  • 1987
    Typhoon Nina pummels the Philippines with category 5 winds of 165 mph and a surge that destroys entire villages. At least 1,036 deaths are attributed to the storm.
  • 1992
    The Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia votes to split the country into the Czech Republic and Slovakia from January 1, 1993.
  • 1996
    An ice storm strikes the central U.S. killing 26 people. A powerful windstorm affects Florida and winds gust over 90 mph, toppling trees and flipping trailers.
  • 1999
    The United Nations establishes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to commemorate the murder of three Mirabal Sisters for resistance against the Rafael Trujillo dictatorship in Dominican Republic.
  • 2000
    The 2000 Baku Earthquake takes place, Richter magnitude of 7.0, leaving 26 people dead in Baku, Azerbaijan and becoming the strongest earthquake in the region in 158 years.
  • 2008
    Cyclone Nisha strikes northern Sri Lanka, killing 15 people and displacing 90,000 others while dealing the region the highest rainfall in 9 decades.
  • 2009
    Devastating floods, known as the 2009 Saudi Arabian Floods, following freak rains swamp the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia during an ongoing Hajj pilgrimage. 3,000 cars are swept away and 122 people perish in the torrents, with 350 others missing.
  • 2011
    Sudden violent storms strike southern Sri Lanka, killing 27 people and drowning many fishermen caught by surprise. Thousands of homes lose their roofs and several more sustain damage. Landslides along with flooding was reported on the mainland.

Who Were Born On November 25?

  • 1454
    Queen Catherine Cornaro of Cyprus (d. 1510)
  • 1501
    Yi Hwang, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1570)
  • 1562
    Félix Lope de Vega, Spanish playwright (d. 1635)
  • 1577
    Piet Hein, Dutch naval commander (d. 1629)
  • 1609
    Queen Henrietta Maria of France (d. 1669)
  • 1638
    Queen Catherine of Braganza, consort of Charles II of England (d. 1705)
  • 1697
    Duchess Maria Karolina Sobieska of Bouillon (d. 1740)
  • 1703
    Jean-François Séguier, French astronomer and botanist (d. 1784)
  • 1712
    Charles-Michel de l'Épée, French philanthropist (d. 1789)
  • 1714
    Yoriyuki Arima, Japanese mathematician (d. 1783)
  • 1778
    Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck, British Christian writer (d. 1856)
  • 1814
    Julius Robert von Mayer, German physician and physicist (d. 1878)
  • 1815
    William Sawyer, Canadian politician (d. 1904)
  • 1817
    John Bigelow, American statesman and author (d. 1911)
  • 1835
    Andrew Carnegie, Scottish-born American industrialist and philanthropist (d. 1919)
  • 1841
    Ernst Schröder, German mathematician (d. 1902)
  • 1843
    Henry Ware Eliot American industrialist; father of T. S. Eliot (d. 1919)
  • 1844
    Karl Benz, German engineer and inventor (d. 1929)
  • 1845
    José Maria de Eça de Queiroz, Portuguese novelist (d. 1900)
  • 1846
    Carrie Nation, American temperance advocate (d. 1911)
  • 1858
    Alfred Capus, French author (d. 1922)
  • 1862
    Ethelbert Nevin, American pianist and composer (d. 1901)
  • 1868
    Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1937)
  • 1869
    Ben Lindsey, American jurist and social reform advocate (d. 1934)
  • 1870
    Winthrop Ames, American theatrical director (d. 1937)
  • 1874
    Joe Gans, American boxer (d. 1910)
  • 1876
    Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Grand Duchess of Hesse (d. 1936)
  • 1880
    Elsie J. Oxenham, British children’s author (d. 1960)
  • 1880
    John Flynn, Australian evangelist (d. 1951)
  • 1881
    Jacob Fichman, Romanian-born Israeli poet and essayist (d. 1958)
  • 1881
    Pope John XXIII (d. 1963)
  • 1883
    Harvey Spencer Lewis, American mystic (d. 1939)
  • 1883
    Merrill C. Meigs, American newspaper publisher and aviation promoter (d. 1968)
  • 1883
    Percy Marmont, British actor (d.1977)
  • 1887
    Nikolai Vavilov, Russian geneticist (d. 1943)
  • 1890
    Isaac Rosenberg, English war poet and artist (d. 1918)
  • 1891
    Ōnishiki Uichirō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 26th Yokozuna (d. 1941)
  • 1895
    Helen Hooven Santmyer, American writer (d. 1986)
  • 1895
    Ludvík Svoboda, Czech statesman (d. 1979)
  • 1895
    Wilhelm Kempff, German pianist (d. 1991)
  • 1896
    Virgil Thomson, American composer and music critic (d. 1989)
  • 1900
    Rudolf Höß, German concentration camp commandant (d. 1947)
  • 1901
    Arthur Liebehenschel, German concentration camp commandant (d. 1948)
  • 1902
    Eddie Shore, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1985)
  • 1904
    Ba Jin, Chinese novelist (d. 2005)
  • 1904
    Lillian Copeland, American athlete (d. 1964)
  • 1904
    Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and alpinist (d. 2000)
  • 1907
    John Stuart Hindmarsh, British racing driver and aviator (d. 1938)
  • 1909
    P.D. Eastman, American children’s author and screenwriter (d. 1986)
  • 1911
    Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (d. 1984)
  • 1913
    Lewis Thomas, American physician and essayist (d. 1993)
  • 1914
    Joe DiMaggio, American baseball player (d. 1999)
  • 1914
    Léon Zitrone, Russian-born French journalist and television host (d. 1995)
  • 1915
    Augusto Pinochet, Chilean dictator (d. 2006)
  • 1917
    Luigi Poggi, Italian archivist for the Vatican (d. 2010)
  • 1919
    Norman Tokar, American director, Leave it to Beaver, Walt Disney live action films (d. 1979)
  • 1920
    King Tuanku Syed Putra ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail of Malaysia (d. 2000)
  • 1920
    Noel Neill, American actress
  • 1920
    Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (d. 2009)
  • 1922
    Gloria Lasso, French-born Spanish singer (d. 2005)
  • 1922
    Shelagh Fraser, British actress (d. 2000)
  • 1923
    Mauno Koivisto, Finnish politician
  • 1924
    Paul Desmond, American jazz musician (d. 1977)
  • 1924
    Takaaki Yoshimoto, Japanese poet, critic, and philosopher
  • 1926
    Jeffrey Hunter, American actor (d. 1969)
  • 1926
    Poul Anderson, American writer (d. 2001)
  • 1929
    Judy Crichton, American TV news and documentary producer (d. 2007)
  • 1931
    Nat Adderley, American jazz musician (d. 2000)
  • 1932
    Takayo Fischer, American actress
  • 1933
    Kathryn Grant, American actress
  • 1936
    Trisha Brown, American choreographer and dancer
  • 1938
    Rosanna Schiaffino, Italian actress (d. 2009)
  • 1939
    Eleni Karaindrou, Greek composer
  • 1939
    Martin Feldstein, American economist
  • 1940
    Jan Jongbloed, Dutch football goalkeeper
  • 1940
    Joe Gibbs, American football coach and NASCAR race team owner
  • 1940
    Karl Offmann, Mauritian politician
  • 1940
    Reinhard Furrer, American physicist and astronaut (d. 1995)
  • 1941
    Christos Papanikolaou, Greek pole vaulter
  • 1941
    Gerald Seymour, English author
  • 1941
    Percy Sledge, American musician
  • 1941
    Rein Jan Hoekstra, Dutch politician and Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers
  • 1941
    Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi, Pakistani author and spiritual leader
  • 1942
    Bob Lind, American folk singer and songwriter
  • 1942
    Mimis Papaioannou, Greek footballer
  • 1944
    Ben Stein, American actor
  • 1944
    Maarten 't Hart, Dutch biologist and writer
  • 1945
    Gail Collins, American journalist
  • 1945
    George D. Webster, American football player (d. 2007)
  • 1945
    Patrick Nagel, American artist (d. 1984)
  • 1946
    Mike Doyle, British footballer (d. 2011)
  • 1947
    John Larroquette, American actor
  • 1947
    Jonathan Kaplan, American filmmaker
  • 1947
    Tracey Walter, American actor
  • 1948
    Jacques P. Dupuis, French Canadian politician
  • 1948
    Lars Eighner, American author
  • 1949
    Kerry O'Keeffe, Australian Test cricketer and commentator
  • 1950
    Alexis Wright, Australian author
  • 1951
    Arturo Pérez Reverte, Spanish novelist and war reporter
  • 1951
    Bill Morrissey, American musician
  • 1951
    Bucky Dent, American baseball player
  • 1951
    Johnny Rep, Dutch football player
  • 1952
    Imran Khan, Pakistani test cricketer
  • 1952
    John Lynch, American politician and the 80th Governor of New Hampshire
  • 1952
    Yannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer (d. 2004)
  • 1953
    Graham Eadie, Australian rugby league player
  • 1953
    Jeffrey Skilling, American businessman
  • 1955
    Bruno Tonioli, Italian-born British dancer
  • 1955
    Connie Palmen, Dutch writer
  • 1956
    Hélène Goudin, Swedish politician
  • 1957
    Bob Ehrlich, American politician, former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland, and the 60th Governor of Maryland
  • 1959
    Charles Kennedy, British politician
  • 1959
    Steve Rothery, British guitarist (Marillion)
  • 1960
    Amy Grant, American singer
  • 1960
    John F. Kennedy, Jr., American publisher; son of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy (d. 1999)
  • 1960
    Kasey Smith, American keyboardist (Danger Danger)
  • 1962
    Gilbert Delorme, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1962
    Hironobu Sakaguchi, Japanese game designer
  • 1963
    Bernie Kosar, American football player
  • 1963
    Holly Cole, Canadian jazz singer
  • 1963
    Kevin Chamberlin, American actor
  • 1964
    Bert van Vlaanderen, Dutch long-distance runner
  • 1964
    Mark Lanegan, American musician (Screaming Trees)
  • 1965
    Cris Carter, American football player
  • 1965
    Dougray Scott, Scottish actor
  • 1966
    Billy Burke, American actor
  • 1966
    Tim Armstrong, American musician (Rancid and The Transplants)
  • 1967
    Anthony Nesty, Surinamese swimmer
  • 1967
    Gregg Turkington, American comedian and musician
  • 1967
    Kazuya Nakai, Japanese voice actor
  • 1967
    Rodney Sheppard, American musician (Sugar Ray)
  • 1968
    Erick Sermon, American rap music artist
  • 1968
    Galin Nikov, Bulgarian pole vaulter
  • 1968
    Jacqueline Hennessy, Canadian actress and talk show host
  • 1968
    Jill Hennessy, Canadian actress
  • 1971
    Christina Applegate, American actress
  • 1971
    Magnus Arvedson, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1972
    Mark Morton, American musician
  • 1973
    Erick Strickland, American basketball player
  • 1973
    Octavio Dotel, Domincan baseball player
  • 1973
    Steven de Jongh, Dutch road bicycle racer
  • 1974
    Kenneth Mitchell, Canadian actor
  • 1975
    Abdelkader Benali, Dutch writer and journalist
  • 1976
    Clint Mathis, American soccer player
  • 1976
    Donovan McNabb, American football player
  • 1977
    Guillermo Cañas, Argentine tennis player
  • 1977
    Marcus Marshall, Australian racing driver
  • 1978
    Ringo Shiina, Japanese musician
  • 1979
    Michael Lehan, American football player
  • 1979
    Thea Gilmore, British songwriter
  • 1980
    Aaron Mokoena, South African footballer
  • 1980
    John-Michael Liles, American ice hockey player
  • 1980
    Josh Mathews, American professional wrestling personality
  • 1980
    Nick Swisher, American baseball player
  • 1980
    Steffen Thier, German rugby player
  • 1981
    Barbara Bush, daughter of George W. Bush and Laura Bush
  • 1981
    Jared Jeffries, American basketball player
  • 1981
    Jenna Bush, daughter of George W. Bush and Laura Bush
  • 1981
    Lee Bum-Ho, South Korean baseball player
  • 1981
    Mauricio Rua, Brazilian mixed martial artist
  • 1981
    Xabi Alonso, Spanish footballer
  • 1983
    Joey Chestnut, American competitive eater
  • 1983
    Kirsty Crawford, Scottish singer/songwriter
  • 1984
    Gaspard Ulliel, French actor
  • 1984
    Peter Siddle, Australian cricketer
  • 1985
    Remona Fransen, Dutch athlete
  • 1986
    Amber Hagerman, American kidnapping and murder victim (d. 1996)
  • 1986
    Craig Gardner, English footballer
  • 1986
    Katie Cassidy, American singer and actress
  • 1987
    Roderick Anthony Burton II (a.k.a. Dolla), American rapper (d. 2009)
  • 1988
    Jay Spearing, English footballer
  • 1988
    Nodar Kumaritashvili, Georgian luger (d. 2010)
  • 1989
    Tom Dice, Belgian singer and songwriter
  • 1991
    Jamie Grace, American singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1991
    Luca Tremolada, Italian footballer
  • 1992
    Ana Bogdan, Romanian tennis player
  • 1992
    Martin del Rosario, Filipino actor

Who Died On November 25?

  • 311
    Pope Peter of Alexandria (b. 3rd century)
  • 1034
    King Malcolm II of Scotland (b. 980)
  • 1120
    William Adelin, son of Henry I of England (b. 1104)
  • 1185
    Pope Lucius III (b. 1097)
  • 1326
    Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (b. 1264)
  • 1374
    Emperor Philip II of Taranto of Constantinople (b. 1329)
  • 1456
    Jacques Cœur, French merchant
  • 1517
    Marcus Musurus, Greek scholar and pholosopher (b. 1470)
  • 1560
    Andrea Doria, Italian naval leader (b. 1466)
  • 1626
    Edward Alleyn, English actor (b. 1566)
  • 1686
    Nicolas Steno, Danish geologist (b. 1638)
  • 1694
    Ismaël Bullialdus, French astronomer (b. 1605)
  • 1700
    Stephanus Van Cortlandt, American politician (b. 1643)
  • 1748
    Isaac Watts, British hymnwriter (b. 1674)
  • 1755
    Johann Georg Pisendel, German musician (b. 1687)
  • 1785
    Richard Glover, British poet (b. 1712)
  • 1865
    Heinrich Barth, German explorer (b. 1821)
  • 1881
    Theobald Boehm, German flute maker (b. 1794)
  • 1884
    Adolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe, German chemist (b. 1818)
  • 1885
    King Alfonso XII of Spain (b. 1857)
  • 1885
    Thomas Hendricks, 21st Vice President of the United States (b. 1819)
  • 1909
    Edward P. Allen, American politician (b. 1839)
  • 1920
    Gaston Chevrolet, French-born American race car driver (b. 1892)
  • 1944
    Kenesaw Mountain Landis, American baseball commissioner (b. 1866)
  • 1944
    Kunio Nakagawa, Japanese military commander (b. 1898)
  • 1947
    Léon-Paul Fargue, French poet (b. 1876)
  • 1948
    Kanbun Uechi, Japanese karate master (b. 1877)
  • 1949
    Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, American entertainer (b. 1878)
  • 1950
    Gustaf John Ramstedt, Finnish linguist and diplomat (b. 1873)
  • 1950
    Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, Danish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1873)
  • 1955
    Herman Hoogland, Dutch draughts world-champion (b. 1891)
  • 1955
    Louis Lachenal, French alpinist (b. 1921)
  • 1956
    Alexander Dovzhenko, Soviet film director (b. 1894)
  • 1957
    Prince George of Greece (b. 1869)
  • 1959
    Gérard Philipe, French actor (b. 1922)
  • 1961
    Hubert Van Innis, Belgian archer (b. 1866)
  • 1963
    Alexander Marinesko, Russian naval captain (b. 1913)
  • 1965
    Dame Myra Hess, British pianist (b. 1890)
  • 1968
    Paul Siple, American explorer (b. 1908)
  • 1968
    Upton Sinclair, American journalist, politician, and writer (b. 1878)
  • 1970
    Yukio Mishima, Japanese writer (b. 1925)
  • 1972
    Henri Coandă, Romanian aerodynamics pioneer (b. 1886)
  • 1973
    Laurence Harvey, Lithuanian-born British actor (b. 1928)
  • 1974
    Nick Drake, British singer and songwriter (b. 1948)
  • 1974
    U Thant, Burmese diplomat and UN Secretary-General (b. 1909)
  • 1978
    Elaine Esposito, American coma victim (b. 1934)
  • 1981
    Jack Albertson, American actor (b. 1907)
  • 1984
    Yashwantrao Chavan, Indian statesman (b. 1913)
  • 1985
    Franz Hildebrandt, German theologian (b. 1909)
  • 1985
    Ray Jablonski, American baseball player (b. 1926)
  • 1987
    Harold Washington, American politician (b. 1922)
  • 1989
    Alva R. Fitch, American soldier (b. 1907)
  • 1990
    Merab Mamardashvili, Georgian philosopher (b. 1930)
  • 1995
    Alan Nicholls, English footballer (b. 1973)
  • 1995
    Léon Zitrone, French journalist and television host (b. 1914)
  • 1997
    Hastings Banda, Malawian politician (b. c. 1898)
  • 1998
    Flip Wilson, American actor and comedian (b. 1933)
  • 1998
    Nelson Goodman, American philosopher (b. 1906)
  • 1999
    Valentín Campa, Mexican worker leader (b. 1904)
  • 2000
    Hugh Alexander, American baseball player (b. 1917)
  • 2001
    Harry Devlin, American artist and children’s book illustrator (b. 1918)
  • 2001
    Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi, spiritual leader (b. 1941)
  • 2002
    Karel Reisz, Czech theater director (b. 1926)
  • 2005
    George Best, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1946)
  • 2005
    Richard Burns, British rally driver (b. 1971)
  • 2006
    Antonis Vratsanos, Greek World War II figure (b. 1919)
  • 2006
    Kenneth M. Taylor, American pilot (b. 1919)
  • 2006
    Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (b. 1920)
  • 2006
    Luciano Bottaro, Italian comic book artist (b. 1931)
  • 2006
    Phyllis Fraser Cerf Wagner, American actress and children’s book publisher (b. 1916)
  • 2006
    Valentín Elizalde, Mexican singer (b. 1979)
  • 2007
    Kevin DuBrow, American singer (b. 1955)
  • 2007
    Peter Lipton, American science philosopher (b. 1954)
  • 2010
    Alfred Balk, American magazine editor and journalist (b. 1930)
  • 2010
    Bernard Matthews, British poultry industry figure (b. 1930)
  • 2010
    C. Scott Littleton, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1933)
  • 2010
    Peter Christopherson English musician and video director/designer (b. 1955)

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