What happened on February 6? There are more than 353 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 February 6

February 6 In HistoryFebruary 6 is the 37th day of the year 2021. There are 328 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday. This day falls under the 5th week of the year 2021.

On this day in Spring House, Pennsylvania 19477 sunrise occured at 07:03 AM and sunset occured at 05:26 PM (local time).

The zodiac sign of a person born on this day is Aquarius. The modern birthstone for this month is Amethyst while the mystical birthstone is Bloodstone.

According to the Chinese calendar, there are 6 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year (February 12, 2021).

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Historical Events For February 6

  • 1649
    The claimant King Charles II of England and Scotland is declared King of Great Britain, by the Parliament of Scotland. This move was not followed by the Parliament of England nor the Parliament of Ireland.
  • 1685
    James II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II.
  • 1778
    American Revolutionary War: In Paris the Treaty of Alliance and the Treaty of Amity and Commerce are signed by the United States and France signaling official recognition of the new republic.
  • 1788
    Massachusetts becomes the sixth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  • 1806
    Battle of San Domingo British naval victory against the French in the Caribbean.
  • 1815
    New Jersey grants the first American railroad charter to John Stevens.
  • 1817
    The Argentinian San Martín crosses the Andes with an army in order to liberate Chile from Spanish rule.
  • 1819
    Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles founds Singapore.
  • 1820
    The first 86 African American immigrants sponsored by the American Colonization Society started a settlement in present-day Liberia.
  • 1833
    Otto becomes the first modern King of Greece.
  • 1840
    Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, establishing New Zealand as a British colony.
  • 1843
    The first minstrel show in the United States, The Virginia Minstrels, opens (Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City).
  • 1862
    American Civil War: The U.S. Navy gives the Union its first victory of the war, capturing Fort Henry, Tennesseein the Battle of Fort Henry.
  • 1899
    Spanish-American War: The Treaty of Paris, a peace treaty between the United States and Spain, is ratified by the United States Senate.
  • 1900
    The international arbitration court at The Hague is created when the Senate of the Netherlands ratifies an 1899 peace conference decree.
  • 1914
    30 000 Swedish peasants from all over the country, who have travelled to Stockholm, carry out a huge protest march, which will be known as Bondetåget, to the Royal Palace in Stockholm, to show their support for King Gustaf V and his attempts to exercise personal power as a monarch. In the court yard, the king holds the so-called Court yard speech (Swedish Borggårdstalet, which crown prince Gustaf Adolf recites outside the castle to those, who do not get room at the court yard), where the king puts forth his opinion about the Swedish armed defence propagating that it should be strong, contrary to the official policy of Swedish prime minister Karl Staaff and his government of disarmament. This triggers a political crisis (the so-called Courtyard Crisis; Swedish Borggårdskrisen) and despite the fact that 50 000 workers two days later carry out a counter demonstration (the so-called Workers’ march), supporting the government, Karl Staaff is forced to resign on February 17. This is the last time the Swedish monarch tries to exercise any political power and from now on, the Swedish monarchs accept parliamentarism and abstain from claiming any political powers, even if they are not formally abolished until 1975, when the new Swedish instrument of government comes into effect.
  • 1918
    British women over the age of 30 get the right to vote.
  • 1922
    The Washington Naval Treaty is signed in Washington, D.C., limiting the naval armaments of United States, Britain, Japan, France, and Italy.
  • 1933
    The 20th Amendment to the United States Constitution, establishing the beginning and ending of the terms of the elected federal offices, goes into effect.
  • 1934
    Far right leagues rally in front of the Palais Bourbon in an attempted coup against the French Third Republic, creating a political crisis in France.
  • 1942
    World War II: The United Kingdom declares war on Thailand.
  • 1951
    The Broker, a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train derails near Woodbridge Township, New Jersey. The accident kills 85 people and injures over 500 more. The wreck is one of the worst rail disasters in American history.
  • 1952
    Elizabeth II becomes the first queen regnant of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth Realms since Queen Victoria upon the death of her father, George VI. At the exact moment of succession, she was in a treehouse at the Treetops Hotel in Kenya.
  • 1958
    Eight Manchester United F.C. players are killed in the Munich air disaster.
  • 1959
    At Cape Canaveral, Florida, the first successful test firing of a Titan intercontinental ballistic missile is accomplished.
  • 1959
    Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments files the first patent for an integrated circuit.
  • 1976
    In testimony before a United States Senate subcommittee, Lockheed Corporation president Carl Kotchian admits that the company had paid out approximately million in bribes to the office of Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka.
  • 1978
    The Blizzard of 1978, one of the worst Nor'easters in New England history, hit the region, with sustained winds of 65 mph and snowfall of 4\" an hour.
  • 1981
    The National Resistance Army of Uganda launches an attack on a Ugandan Army installation in the central Mubende District to begin the Ugandan Bush War.
  • 1987
    Justice Mary Gaudron is appointed to the High Court of Australia, the first woman to be appointed.
  • 1989
    The Round Table Talks start in Poland, thus marking the beginning of overthrow of communism in Eastern Europe.
  • 1996
    Willamette Valley Flood of 1996: Floods in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, United States, causes over US$500 million in property damage throughout the Pacific Northwest.
  • 1998
    Washington National Airport is renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport.
  • 2000
    Second Chechen War: Russia captures Grozny, Chechnya, forcing the separatist Chechen Republic of Ichkeria government into exile.
  • 2027
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Sheep in Chinese astrology.

Who Were Born On February 6?

  • 1347
    Dorothea of Montau, Catholic saint (d. 1394)
  • 1452
    Joan, Princess of Portugal, Portuguese princess and saint (d. 1490)
  • 1461
    Džore Držić, Croatian poet and playwright (d. 1501)
  • 1465
    Scipione del Ferro, Italian mathematician (d. 1526)
  • 1536
    Sassa Narimasa, Japanese samurai and Oda clan retainer (d. 1588)
  • 1577
    Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)
  • 1582
    Mario Bettinus, Italian philosopher, mathematician and astronomer (d. 1657)
  • 1605
    Bernard of Corleone, Catholic saint (d. 1667)
  • 1608
    Antonio Vieira, Portuguese writer (d. 1697)
  • 1611
    Chongzhen Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1644)
  • 1612
    Antoine Arnauld, French theologian, philosopher and mathematician (d. 1694)
  • 1639
    Daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691)
  • 1643
    Johann Kasimir Kolbe von Wartenberg, first Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1712)
  • 1664
    Mustafa II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1703)
  • 1665
    Anne of Great Britain, Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland (d. 1714)
  • 1695
    Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (d. 1726)
  • 1721
    Christian Friedrich Heinecken, German child prodigy (d. 1725)
  • 1726
    Patrick Russell, Scottish surgeon and naturalist (d. 1805)
  • 1732
    Charles Lee, British-born American Revolutionary War figure (d. 1782)
  • 1736
    Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, German-Austrian sculptor (d. 1783)
  • 1744
    Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist and surgeon (d. 1795)
  • 1748
    Adam Weishaupt, German philosopher (d. 1830)
  • 1753
    Évariste de Parny, French poet (d. 1814)
  • 1756
    Aaron Burr, American politician and 3rd Vice President of the United States (d. 1836)
  • 1757
    Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Polish scholar and statesman. (d. 1841)
  • 1769
    Ludwig von Wallmoden-Gimborn, Austrian general (d. 1862)
  • 1772
    Karl von Kügelgen, German landscape and history painter (d. 1832)
  • 1772
    Sir George Murray, Scottish soldier and politician (d. 1830)
  • 1778
    Ugo Foscolo, Italian writer and poet (d. 1827)
  • 1781
    John Keane, 1st Baron Keane, British noble and officer (d. 1844)
  • 1796
    John Stevens Henslow, English botanist and geologist (d. 1861)
  • 1797
    Joseph von Radowitz, Prussian statesman and general (d. 1853)
  • 1799
    Imre Frivaldszky, Hungarian botanist and entomologist (d. 1870)
  • 1800
    Achille Devéria, French painter and lithographer (d. 1857)
  • 1802
    Charles Wheatstone, English scientist and inventor (d. 1875)
  • 1811
    Henry George Liddell, father of Alice Liddell (d. 1898)
  • 1818
    Henry Litolff, British musician and composer (d. 1891)
  • 1818
    Jenaro Quesada y Matheus, Spanish nobleman and politician (d. 1889)
  • 1818
    William M. Evarts, American lawyer and statesman (d. 1901)
  • 1829
    Joseph Auguste Émile Vaudremer, French architect (d. 1914)
  • 1830
    Daniel Oliver, British botanist (d. 1916)
  • 1832
    John Brown Gordon, American politician (d. 1904)
  • 1833
    James Ewell Brown “Jeb” Stuart, American Civil War figure (d. 1864)
  • 1833
    José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (d. 1906)
  • 1834
    Edwin Klebs, German-born Swiss pathologist (d. 1913)
  • 1834
    Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (d. 1889)
  • 1834
    Wilhelm von Scherff, German general and military writer (d. 1911)
  • 1838
    Sir Henry Irving, British actor (d. 1905)
  • 1838
    Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933)
  • 1839
    Eduard Hitzig, German neurologist and neuropsychiatrist (d. 1907)
  • 1842
    Mary Rudge, English chess master (d. 1919)
  • 1843
    Frederic William Henry Myers, English poet and essayist (d. 1901)
  • 1843
    Inoue Kowashi, Japanese statesman (d. 1895)
  • 1847
    Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, American architect (d. 1918)
  • 1849
    Ida Straus, American passenger aboard the Titanic (d.1912)
  • 1852
    C. Lloyd Morgan, British zoologist and psychologist (d. 1936)
  • 1852
    Vasily Safonov, Russian pianist, teacher, conductor and composer (d. 1918)
  • 1853
    Ignacij Klemenčič, Slovenian physicist (d. 1901)
  • 1854
    Tommaso Alberto Vittorio of Savoy-Genoa, Italian prince (d. 1931)
  • 1859
    Wilhelm Cohn, German chess master (d. 1913)
  • 1861
    Nikolay Zelinsky, Russian chemist (d. 1953)
  • 1864
    John Henry Mackay, Scottish individualist anarchist, thinker and writer (d. 1933)
  • 1866
    Karl Sapper, German explorer and linguist (d. 1945)
  • 1872
    Robert Maillart, Swiss bridge engineer (d. 1940)
  • 1875
    Leonid Gobyato, Russian general (d. 1915)
  • 1876
    Henry Blogg, English lifeboatman, George Cross and British Empire Medal recipient (d. 1954)
  • 1878
    Walter B. Pitkin, American lecturer (d. 1953)
  • 1879
    Carl Ramsauer, German physicist (d. 1955)
  • 1879
    Edwin Samuel Montagu, British statesman (d. 1924)
  • 1879
    Magnús Guðmundsson, Icelandic politician (d. 1937)
  • 1879
    Othon Friesz, French artist (d. 1949)
  • 1880
    Nishinoumi Kajirō II, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 25th Yokozuna (d. 1931)
  • 1883
    Dmitry Pavlovich Grigorovich, Russian aircraft designer (d. 1938)
  • 1884
    Marcel Cohen, French linguist (d. 1974)
  • 1887
    Josef Frings, German Archbishop of Cologne (d. 1978)
  • 1892
    Maximilian Fretter-Pico, German general (d. 1984)
  • 1892
    William Parry Murphy, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)
  • 1893
    Muhammad Zafrulla Khan, Pakistani diplomat (d. 1985)
  • 1894
    Eric Partridge, New Zealand lexicographer (d. 1979)
  • 1894
    Kirpal Singh, Indian religious figure (d. 1974)
  • 1895
    Babe Ruth, American baseball player (d. 1948)
  • 1897
    Louis Buchalter, American organized crime figure (d. 1944)
  • 1898
    Alla Tarasova, Soviet actress (d. 1973)
  • 1899
    Ramón Novarro, Mexican actor (d. 1968)
  • 1901
    Ben Lyon, American actor (d. 1979)
  • 1902
    George Brunies, American musician (d. 1974)
  • 1903
    Claudio Arrau, Chilean-born pianist (d. 1991)
  • 1905
    Jan Werich, Czech actor, playwright and writer (d. 1980)
  • 1905
    Władysław Gomułka, Polish leader (d. 1982)
  • 1908
    Amintore Fanfani, Italian politician (d. 1999)
  • 1908
    Edward Lansdale, American United States Air Force, CIA and OSS officer (d. 1987)
  • 1908
    Michael Maltese, American screenwriter (d. 1981)
  • 1910
    Carlos Marcello, Tunisian-born gangster (d. 1993)
  • 1910
    Irmgard Keun, German author (d. 1982)
  • 1911
    Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States (d. 2004)
  • 1912
    Eva Braun, German mistress and wife of Adolf Hitler (d. 1945)
  • 1912
    John Edward Christopher Hill, English historian (d. 2003)
  • 1913
    Mary Leakey, British anthropologist (d. 1996)
  • 1914
    Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor (d. 2005)
  • 1916
    John Crank, British mathematician (d. 2006)
  • 1917
    Zsa Zsa Gábor, Hungarian-born actress
  • 1918
    Lothar-Günther Buchheim, German author (d. 2007)
  • 1919
    Takashi Yanase, Japanese manga artist
  • 1922
    Bill Johnston, Australian cricketer (d. 2007)
  • 1922
    Denis Norden, British television personality
  • 1922
    Haskell Wexler, American cinematographer
  • 1922
    Patrick Macnee, British actor
  • 1923
    Gyula Lóránt, Hungarian football player and manager (d. 1981)
  • 1924
    Billy Wright, English footballer (d. 1994)
  • 1924
    Jin Yong, Chinese-language novelist
  • 1925
    Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Indonesian author (d. 2006)
  • 1926
    Walker Edmiston, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1927
    Gerard K. O'Neill, American physicist (d. 1992)
  • 1928
    Allan Meltzer, American economist
  • 1929
    Colin Murdoch, New Zealand pharmacist, inventor of the tranquilliser gun (d. 2008)
  • 1929
    Oscar Sambrano Urdaneta, Venezuelan writer
  • 1929
    Pierre Brice, French actor
  • 1929
    Valentin Yanin, Russian historian
  • 1930
    Jun Kondo, Japanese theoretical physicist
  • 1931
    Mamie Van Doren, American actress
  • 1931
    Ricardo Vidal, Filipino Roman Catholic Cardinal
  • 1931
    Rip Torn, American actor
  • 1932
    Camilo Cienfuegos, Cuban revolutionary (d. 1959)
  • 1932
    François Truffaut, French film director (d. 1984)
  • 1932
    Heinz-Klaus Metzger, German music critic and theorist (d. 2009)
  • 1933
    Leslie Crowther, British comedian (d. 1996)
  • 1934
    Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (d. 2000)
  • 1936
    J. Howard Marshall III, American businessman
  • 1936
    Kent Douglas, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2009)
  • 1939
    Mike Farrell, American actor
  • 1939
    Orlando Parga, Puerto Rican politician
  • 1940
    Jimmy Tarbuck, British comedian
  • 1940
    Petr Hájek, Czech mathematician
  • 1940
    Tom Brokaw, American news anchorman
  • 1941
    Gigi Perreau, American actress
  • 1941
    Spencer Silver, American chemist
  • 1942
    James Loewen, American sociologist and historian
  • 1942
    Sarah Brady, American gun-control activist
  • 1942
    Valentina Titova, Russian actress
  • 1943
    Fabian Forte, American singer
  • 1943
    Gayle Hunnicutt, American actress
  • 1944
    Christine Boutin, French politician
  • 1944
    Michael Tucker, American actor
  • 1944
    Willie Tee, American singer and songwriter (d. 2007)
  • 1945
    Bob Marley, Jamaican musician (d. 1981)
  • 1946
    Jim Turner, American politician
  • 1946
    Kate McGarrigle, Canadian singer and songwriter (d. 2010)
  • 1946
    Richie Hayward, American musician (Little Feat) (d. 2010)
  • 1947
    Bill Staines, American singer and songwriter
  • 1949
    Jim Sheridan, Irish film director
  • 1949
    Mike Batt, British composer
  • 1950
    Jane Gordon-Cumming, British writer
  • 1950
    Natalie Cole, American singer
  • 1951
    Jacques Villeret, French film actor (d. 2005)
  • 1951
    Kevin Whately, English actor
  • 1951
    Marco Antônio, Brazilian footballer
  • 1951
    Margo O'Donnell, Irish singer
  • 1952
    Ricardo Lavolpe, Argentine football coach
  • 1952
    Viktor Giacobbo, Swiss writer, comedian, moderator and actor
  • 1955
    Bruno Stolorz, French rugby coach
  • 1955
    Michael Pollan, American journalist
  • 1957
    Kathy Najimy, American actress and comedienne
  • 1957
    Robert Townsend, American actor
  • 1957
    Simon Phillips, Drummer (Toto)
  • 1958
    Barry Miller, American actor
  • 1958
    Cecily Adams, American actress (d. 2004)
  • 1959
    Ken Nelson, English record producer
  • 1960
    Frank Jeske, East German footballer (d. 1994)
  • 1960
    Megan Gallagher, American actress
  • 1961
    Cam Cameron, American football coach
  • 1961
    Yuri Onufriyenko, Ukrainian-Russian cosmonaut
  • 1962
    Stavros Lambrinidis, Greek politician
  • 1962
    W. Axl Rose, American singer (Guns N' Roses)
  • 1963
    Kevin Trudeau, American entrepreneur
  • 1963
    Quentin Letts, British journalist
  • 1964
    Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russian film director and actor
  • 1964
    Gordon Downie, Canadian musician (The Tragically Hip)
  • 1965
    Jan Svěrák, Czech film director
  • 1966
    Rick Astley, British singer
  • 1967
    Anita Cochran, American singer
  • 1967
    Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard) (d. 2007)
  • 1968
    Adolfo Valencia, Colombian footballer
  • 1968
    Akira Yamaoka, Japanese composer
  • 1969
    David Hayter, American voice actor
  • 1969
    Masaharu Fukuyama, Japanese singer
  • 1969
    Tim Sherwood, English footballer
  • 1970
    Per Frandsen, Danish footballer
  • 1971
    Brad Hogg, Australian cricket player
  • 1971
    Brian Stepanek, American actor
  • 1971
    Carlos Rogers, American basketball player
  • 1971
    Dana Eskelson, American actress
  • 1972
    David Binn, American football player
  • 1972
    Stefano Bettarini, Italian footballer
  • 1975
    Brett Hawke, Australian swimmer
  • 1975
    Chad Allen, American retired baseball player
  • 1975
    Orkut Büyükkökten, Turkish software engineer
  • 1975
    Svend-Allan Sørensen, Danish artist
  • 1975
    Tomoko Kawase, Japanese singer
  • 1976
    Kasper Hvidt, Danish handball goalkeeper
  • 1976
    Kim Zmeskal, American gymnast
  • 1976
    Princess Marie of Denmark
  • 1976
    Tanja Frieden, Swiss snowboarder
  • 1977
    Jason Euell, English-born footballer
  • 1977
    Josh Stewart, American actor
  • 1979
    Dan Bălan, Moldovan singer (O-Zone)
  • 1979
    Reentko, German musician and composer
  • 1980
    Kim Poirier, Canadian actress
  • 1980
    Luke Ravenstahl, American politician
  • 1980
    Mamiko Noto, Japanese seiyu
  • 1981
    Alison Haislip, American actress and TV personality
  • 1981
    Calum Best, American model
  • 1981
    Jens Lekman, Swedish musician
  • 1981
    Ricky Barnes, American professional golfer
  • 1981
    Shim Eun Jin, South Korean singer (Baby V.O.X.)
  • 1981
    Ty Warren, American football player
  • 1982
    Alice Eve, English actress
  • 1982
    Elise Ray, American gymnast
  • 1982
    Jade Edmistone, Australian swimmer
  • 1982
    Tank Lu, Taiwanese singer (Mandopop)
  • 1983
    Brodie Croyle, American football player
  • 1983
    Dimas Delgado, Spanish footballer
  • 1983
    Jamie Whincup, Australian racing driver
  • 1983
    Melrose Bickerstaff, American fashion model
  • 1983
    Myron Wolf Child, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • 1983
    S. Sreesanth, Indian cricketer
  • 1984
    Antoine Wright, American basketball player
  • 1984
    Darren Bent, English footballer
  • 1984
    Piret Järvis, Estonian singer
  • 1985
    Joji Kato, Japanese speedskater
  • 1985
    Kris Humphries, American basketball player
  • 1985
    Yang Yu, Chinese swimmer
  • 1986
    Alice Greczyn, American actress
  • 1986
    Brendan Taylor, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1986
    Jung Yunho, South Korean singer (TVXQ)
  • 1988
    Allison Holker, American dancer
  • 1988
    Bailey Hanks, American actress
  • 1989
    Craig Cathcart, Irish footballer
  • 1990
    Adam Henrique, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1992
    Víctor Mañon, Mexican footballer

Who Died On February 6?

  • 891
    St. Photius I the Great, Patriarch of Constantinople
  • 1215
    Hōjō Tokimasa, Head of the Hōjō clan and shikken of the Kamakura bakufu (b. 1138)
  • 1378
    Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338)
  • 1497
    Johannes Ockeghem, Flemish composer (b. c.1410)
  • 1515
    Aldus Manutius, Italian printer
  • 1585
    Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518)
  • 1593
    Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517)
  • 1593
    Jacques Amyot, French writer (b. 1513)
  • 1617
    Prospero Alpini, Italian scientist (b. 1553)
  • 1685
    King Charles II of England (b. 1630)
  • 1740
    Pope Clement XII (b. 1652)
  • 1775
    William Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)
  • 1783
    Capability Brown, English landscape gardener (b. 1716)
  • 1793
    Carlo Goldoni, Italian playwright (b. 1707)
  • 1806
    Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, French general and father of author Alexandre Dumas, père (b. 1762)
  • 1807
    John Reid, British army general and composer (b. 1721)
  • 1816
    Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744)
  • 1833
    Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762)
  • 1834
    Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804)
  • 1855
    Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)
  • 1899
    Leo von Caprivi, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1831)
  • 1899
    Prince Alfred of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Prince of Edinburgh (b. 1874)
  • 1910
    Alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b. 1839)
  • 1916
    Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan writer (b. 1867)
  • 1918
    Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter (b. 1862)
  • 1927
    Sam Maguire, Irish Republican and Gaelic footballer (b. 1879)
  • 1929
    Maria Christina of Austria, Queen Regent of Spain (b. 1858)
  • 1938
    Marianne von Werefkin, Russian-Swiss painter (b. 1860)
  • 1950
    Georges Imbert, Alsatian chemist (b. 1884)
  • 1951
    Gabby Street, former MLB player (b. 1882)
  • 1952
    George VI of the United Kingdom (b. 1895)
  • 1958
    Eddie Colman, English footballer (b. 1936)
  • 1958
    Frank Swift, English footballer and journalist (b. 1913)
  • 1958
    Geoff Bent, English footballer (b. 1932) David Pegg, English footballer (b. 1935)
  • 1958
    Mark Jones, English footballer (b. 1933)
  • 1958
    Roger Byrne, English footballer (b. 1929)
  • 1958
    Tommy Taylor, English footballer (b. 1932)
  • 1958
    Walter Crickmer, English football club secretary and manager
  • 1963
    Muhammad Ibn 'Abd al-Karim al-Khattabi, Moroccan politician
  • 1964
    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino general and President (b. 1869)
  • 1966
    Narcisa de Leon, Filipino film mogul (b. 1877)
  • 1967
    Martine Carol, French film actress (b. 1920)
  • 1976
    Ritwik Ghatak, Bengali Indian film maker and scriptwriter (b. 1925)
  • 1976
    Vince Guaraldi, American musician (b. 1928)
  • 1981
    Frederika of Hanover, Queen Consort of Greece (b. 1917)
  • 1981
    Hugo Montenegro, American film music composer (b. 1925)
  • 1985
    James Hadley Chase, English writer (b. 1906)
  • 1986
    Dandy Nichols, English actress (b. 1907)
  • 1986
    Frederick Coutts, Salvation Army general (b. 1899)
  • 1986
    Minoru Yamasaki, American architect (b. 1912)
  • 1988
    Nuno Oliveira, Bass Player (b. 1925)
  • 1989
    André Cayatte, French filmmaker (b. 1909)
  • 1989
    Barbara W. Tuchman, American historian (b. 1912)
  • 1989
    Chris Gueffroy, East German attempted defector (b. 1968)
  • 1989
    Osbourne ‘King Tubby’Ruddock, Jamaican Dub music performer (b. 1941)
  • 1991
    Danny Thomas, American singer, comedian, and actor (b. 1914)
  • 1991
    Salvador Luria, Italian biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1912)
  • 1993
    Arthur Ashe, American tennis player (b. 1943)
  • 1994
    Jack Kirby, American comic book writer (b. 1917)
  • 1994
    Joseph Cotten, American actor (b. 1905)
  • 1995
    James Merrill, American poet (b. 1926)
  • 1996
    Guy Madison, American actor (b. 1922)
  • 1997
    Roger Laurent, Belgian racing driver (b. 1913)
  • 1998
    Carl Wilson, American musician (The Beach Boys) (b. 1946)
  • 1998
    Falco, Austrian singer (b. 1957)
  • 1998
    Haroun Tazieff, French vulcanologist and geologist (b. 1914)
  • 1998
    José Marroquín Leal (better known as Pipo), Mexican actor and performer (b. 1933)
  • 2001
    Filemon Lagman, Filipino Communist revolutionary (b. 1953)
  • 2001
    Fulgence Charpentier, Canadian journalist (b. 1897)
  • 2002
    Max Perutz, Austrian molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1914)
  • 2005
    Karl Haas, American radio presenter (b. 1913)
  • 2005
    Lazar Berman, Russian pianist (b. 1930)
  • 2007
    Frankie Laine, American singer (b. 1913)
  • 2007
    Lee Hoffman, American author (b. 1932)
  • 2007
    Len Hopkins, Canadian politician (b. 1930)
  • 2007
    Lew Burdette, American baseball player (b. 1926)
  • 2007
    Willye White, American athlete (b. 1939)
  • 2008
    John McWethy, American journalist (b. 1947)
  • 2008
    Tony Rolt, English racing driver (b. 1918)
  • 2011
    Gary Moore, Irish musician (b. 1952)

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