What happened on March 1? There are more than 345 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 March 1

March 1 In HistoryMarch 1 is the 61st day of the year 2020. There are 305 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday. This day falls under the 9th week of the year 2020.

On this day in White River, South Dakota 57579 sunrise occured at 07:17 AM and sunset occured at 06:33 PM (local time).

The zodiac sign of a person born on this day is Pisces. The modern birthstone for this month is Aquamarine while the mystical birthstone is Jade.

According to the Chinese calendar, there are 348 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year (February 12, 2021).

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Historical Events For March 1

  • 752 BC
    Romulus, legendary first king of Rome, celebrates the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses, following The Rape of the Sabine Women.
  • 509 BC
    Publius Valerius Publicola, Roman consul, celebrates the first triumph of the Roman Republic after his victory over the deposed king Lucius Tarquinius Superbus at the Battle of Silva Arsia.
  • 86 BC
    Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army, enters Athens, removing the tyrant Aristion who was supported by troops of Mithridates VI of Pontus.
  • 293
    Roman Emperors Diocletian and Maximian appoint Constantius Chlorus as Caesar to Maximian.
  • 317
    Crispus and Constantine II, sons of Roman Emperor Constantine I, and Licinius Iunior, son of Emperor Licinius, are made Caesares
  • 350
    Vetranio is asked by Constantina, sister of Constantius II, to proclaim himself Caesar.
  • 1457
    The Unitas Fratrum is established in the village of Kunvald, on the Bohemian-Moravian borderland. It is to date the second oldest Protestant denomination.
  • 1562
    23 Huguenots are massacred by Catholics in Wassy, France, marking the start of the French Wars of Religion.
  • 1565
    The city of Rio de Janeiro is founded.
  • 1593
    The Uppsala Synod is summoned to confirm the exact forms of the Lutheran Church of Sweden.
  • 1628
    Writs issued in February by Charles I of England mandate that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date.
  • 1633
    Samuel de Champlain reclaims his role as commander of New France on behalf of Cardinal Richelieu.
  • 1642
    Georgeana, Massachusetts (now known as York, Maine), becomes the first incorporated city in the United States.
  • 1692
    Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba are brought before local magistrates in Salem Village, Massachusetts, beginning what would become known as the Salem witch trials.
  • 1700
    Sweden introduces its own Swedish calendar, in an attempt to gradually merge into the Gregorian calendar, reverts to the Julian calendar on this date in 1712, and introduces the Gregorian Calendar on this date in 1753.
  • 1781
    The Continental Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation.
  • 1790
    The first United States census is authorized.
  • 1803
    Ohio is admitted as the 17th U.S. state.
  • 1805
    Justice Samuel Chase is acquitted at the end of his impeachment trial by the U.S. Senate.
  • 1811
    Leaders of the Mameluke dynasty are killed by Egyptian ruler Muhammad Ali.
  • 1815
    Napoleon returns to France from his banishment on Elba.
  • 1836
    A convention of delegates from 57 Texas communities convenes in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas, to deliberate independence from Mexico.
  • 1845
    President John Tyler signs a bill authorizing the United States to annex the Republic of Texas.
  • 1847
    The state of Michigan formally abolishes capital punishment.
  • 1852
    Archibald William Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton is appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
  • 1854
    German psychologist Friedrich Eduard Beneke disappears; two years later his remains are found in a canal near Charlottenburg.
  • 1867
    Nebraska becomes the 37th U.S. state; Lancaster, Nebraska is renamed Lincoln and becomes the state capital.
  • 1870
    Marshal F.S. López dies during the Battle of Cerro Corá thus marking the end of the War of the Triple Alliance.
  • 1872
    Yellowstone National Park is established as the world’s first national park.
  • 1873
    E. Remington and Sons in Ilion, New York begins production of the first practical typewriter.
  • 1886
    The Anglo-Chinese School, Singapore is founded by Bishop William Oldham.
  • 1893
    Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 1896
    Battle of Adowa: an Ethiopian army defeats an outnumbered Italian force, ending the First Italo–Ethiopian War.
  • 1896
    Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity.
  • 1901
    The Australian Army was formed.
  • 1910
    The worst avalanche in United States history buries a Great Northern Railway train in northeastern King County, Washington, killing 96 people.
  • 1912
    Albert Berry makes the first parachute jump from a moving airplane.
  • 1914
    The Republic of China joins the Universal Postal Union.
  • 1917
    The U.S. government releases the unencrypted text of the Zimmermann Telegram to the public.
  • 1919
    March 1st Movement begins in Korea.
  • 1921
    The Australian cricket team captained by Warwick Armstrong becomes the first team to complete a whitewash of The Ashes, something that would not be repeated for 86 years.
  • 1932
    The son of Charles Lindbergh, Charles Augustus Lindbergh III, is kidnapped.
  • 1936
    A strike occurs aboard the S.S. California, leading to the demise of the International Seamen’s Union and the creation of the National Maritime Union.
  • 1936
    The Hoover Dam is completed.
  • 1939
    A Japanese Imperial Army ammunition dump explodes at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94.
  • 1941
    W47NV (now known as WSM-FM) begins operations in Nashville, Tennessee becoming the first FM radio station in the U.S.
  • 1941
    World War II: Bulgaria signs the Tripartite Pact, allying itself with the Axis powers.
  • 1946
    The Bank of England is nationalised.
  • 1947
    The International Monetary Fund begins financial operations.
  • 1950
    Cold War: Klaus Fuchs is convicted of spying for the Soviet Union by disclosing top secret atomic bomb data.
  • 1953
    Joseph Stalin suffers a stroke and collapses. He dies four days later.
  • 1954
    Nuclear testing: The Castle Bravo, a 15-megaton hydrogen bomb, is detonated on Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, resulting in the worst radioactive contamination ever caused by the United States.
  • 1954
    Puerto Rican nationalists attack the United States Capitol building, injuring five Representatives.
  • 1956
    Formation of the National People’s Army
  • 1956
    The International Air Transport Association finalizes a draft of the Radiotelephony spelling alphabet for the International Civil Aviation Organization.
  • 1958
    Samuel Alphonsus Stritch is appointed Pro-Prefect of the Propagation of Faith and thus becomes the first American member of the Roman Curia.
  • 1961
    President of the United States John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps.
  • 1961
    Uganda becomes self-governing and holds its first elections.
  • 1962
    American Airlines Flight 1 crashes on take off in New York.
  • 1964
    Villarrica Volcano begins a strombolian eruption causing lahars that destroy half of the town of Coñaripe.
  • 1966
    The Ba'ath Party takes power in Syria.
  • 1966
    Venera 3 Soviet space probe crashes on Venus becoming the first spacecraft to land on another planet’s surface.
  • 1971
    A bomb explodes in a men’s room in the United States Capitol: the Weather Underground claims responsibility.
  • 1971
    President of Pakistan Yahya Khan indefinitely postpones the pending national assembly session, precipitating massive civil disobedience in East Pakistan.
  • 1972
    The Thai province of Yasothon is created after being split off from the Ubon Ratchathani province.
  • 1973
    Black September storms the Saudi embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, resulting in the assassination of three Western hostages.
  • 1974
    Watergate scandal: Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice.
  • 1981
    Provisional Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands begins his hunger strike in HM Prison Maze.
  • 1989
    The United States becomes a member of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
  • 1990
    Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
  • 1992
    Bosnia and Herzegovina declares its independence from Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
  • 1995
    Prime Minister of Poland Waldemar Pawlak resigns from parliament and is replaced by ex-communist Józef Oleksy.
  • 1995
    Yahoo! is incorporated.
  • 2000
    Hans Blix assumes the position of Executive Chairman of UNMOVIC.
  • 2000
    The Constitution of Finland is rewritten.
  • 2002
    The Envisat environmental satellite successfully reaches an orbit 800 km above the Earth on its 11th launch, carrying the heaviest payload to date at 8500 kilograms (9.5 tons).
  • 2002
    The peseta is discontinued as official currency of Spain and is replaced by the euro (€).
  • 2002
    U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda begins in eastern Afghanistan.
  • 2003
    Management of the United States Customs Service and the United States Secret Service move to the United States Department of Homeland Security.
  • 2003
    The International Criminal Court holds its inaugural session in The Hague.
  • 2004
    Mohammed Bahr al-Uloum becomes President of Iraq.
  • 2005
    US Supreme Court rules that the execution of juveniles found guilty of murder is unconstitutional marking a change in “national standards,”.
  • 2006
    English-language Wikipedia reaches its one millionth article, Jordanhill railway station.
  • 2007
    “Squatters” are evicted from Ungdomshuset in Copenhagen, Denmark, provoking the March 2007 Denmark Riots.
  • 2007
    Tornadoes break out across the southern United States, killing at least 20; eight of the deaths are at a high school in Enterprise, Alabama.
  • 2008
    The Armenian police clashed with peaceful opposition rally protesting against allegedly fraudulent presidential elections 2008

Who Were Born On March 1?

  • 40
    Martial, Latin poet (d. 102)
  • 1432
    Isabel of Coimbra, queen of Portugal (d. 1455)
  • 1445
    Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (d. 1510)
  • 1456
    King Ladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary (d. 1516)
  • 1474
    Saint Angela Merici, Italian religious leader and saint (d. 1540)
  • 1547
    Rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (d. 1628)
  • 1597
    Jean-Charles de la Faille, Flemish mathematician (d. 1652)
  • 1611
    John Pell, English mathematician (d. 1685)
  • 1657
    Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (d. 1740)
  • 1683
    Caroline of Ansbach, wife of George II of Great Britain (d. 1737)
  • 1683
    Tsangyang Gyatso, 6th Dalai Lama (d. 1706)
  • 1732
    William Cushing, American jurist (d. 1810)
  • 1760
    François Nicolas Leonard Buzot, French revolutionary (d. 1794)
  • 1769
    François Séverin Marceau-Desgraviers, French general (d. 1796)
  • 1781
    Javiera Carrera, Chilean aristoctrat (d. 1862)
  • 1807
    Wilford Woodruff, American religious figure (d. 1898)
  • 1810
    Frédéric Chopin, Polish composer (d. 1849)
  • 1812
    Augustus Pugin, English-born architect (d. 1852)
  • 1817
    Giovanni Duprè, Italian sculptor (d. 1882)
  • 1821
    Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Catholic bishop (d. 1896)
  • 1837
    William Dean Howells, American writer, historian and politician (d. 1920)
  • 1842
    Nikolaos Gyzis, Greek painter (d. 1901)
  • 1848
    Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Irish-born American sculptor (d. 1907)
  • 1852
    Théophile Delcassé, French statesman (d. 1923)
  • 1858
    Georg Simmel, German sociologist and philosopher (d. 1918)
  • 1863
    Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (d. 1930)
  • 1865
    Abe Iso, Japanese politician (d. 1949)
  • 1871
    Ben Harney, American composer and ragtime pianist (d. 1938)
  • 1876
    Henri de Baillet-Latour, Belgian amateur sports executive (d. 1942)
  • 1880
    Giles Lytton Strachey, British writer (d. 1932)
  • 1886
    Oskar Kokoschka, Austrian painter and poet (d. 1980)
  • 1888
    Ewart Astill, English cricketer (d. 1948)
  • 1889
    Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (d. 1960)
  • 1892
    Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Japanese writer (d. 1927)
  • 1893
    Mercedes de Acosta, American socialite (d. 1968)
  • 1896
    Dimitris Mitropoulos, Greek conductor and composer (d. 1960)
  • 1896
    Moriz Seeler, German writer and producer (d. 1942)
  • 1899
    Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, German Nazi official (d. 1972)
  • 1904
    Glenn Miller, American bandleader (d. 1944)
  • 1904
    Paul Hartman, American actor (d. 1973)
  • 1905
    Doris Hare, Welsh actress (d. 2000)
  • 1906
    Camilla Spira, German actress (d. 1997)
  • 1906
    Pham Van Dong, Vietnamese politician (d. 2000)
  • 1910
    Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
  • 1910
    David Niven, English actor (d. 1983)
  • 1912
    Boris Chertok, Polish-born Russian rocket designer (d. 2011)
  • 1912
    Gerald Emmett Carter, Canadian archbishop (d. 2003)
  • 1914
    Harry Caray, American sportscaster (d. 1998)
  • 1914
    Ralph Ellison, American writer (d. 1994)
  • 1917
    Robert Lowell, American poet (d. 1977)
  • 1918
    Gladys Noon Spellman, American politician (d. 1988)
  • 1918
    João Goulart, President of Brazil (d. 1976)
  • 1918
    Roger Delgado, English actor (d. 1973)
  • 1920
    Max Bentley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984)
  • 1921
    Richard Wilbur, American poet
  • 1921
    Terence Cooke, American cardinal archbishop (d. 1983)
  • 1922
    William Gaines, American publisher (d. 1992)
  • 1922
    Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1995)
  • 1923
    Péter Kuczka, Hungarian writer and editor (d. 1999)
  • 1924
    Deke Slayton, American astronaut (d. 1993)
  • 1926
    Cesare Danova, Italian-born American actor (d. 1992)
  • 1926
    Pete Rozelle, American professional sports executive (d. 1996)
  • 1926
    Robert Clary, French-born actor
  • 1927
    Harry Belafonte, American actor and musician
  • 1927
    Robert Bork, American legal scholar
  • 1928
    Jacques Rivette, French film director
  • 1928
    Seymour Papert, South African mathematician
  • 1929
    Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (d. 1978)
  • 1930
    Gastone Nencini, Italian cyclist (d. 1980)
  • 1933
    Gerry Bron, British record producer
  • 1934
    Jean-Michel Folon, Belgian artist (d. 2005)
  • 1934
    Joan Hackett, American actress (d. 1983)
  • 1935
    Robert Conrad, American actor
  • 1936
    Jean-Edern Hallier, French author (d. 1997)
  • 1936
    Monique Bégin, French-Canadian politician
  • 1937
    Jed Allan, American actor
  • 1939
    Leo Brouwer, Cuban composer and guitarist
  • 1940
    David Broome, Welsh showjumper
  • 1940
    Robert Grossman, American illustrator
  • 1941
    Donnie Walsh, American basketball coach and executive
  • 1941
    Joo Hyun, South Korean actor
  • 1942
    Richard Bowman Myers, American soldier, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • 1943
    Akinori Nakayama, Japanese gymnast
  • 1943
    Cha Katō, Japanese comedian and actor
  • 1943
    Gil Amelio, American venture capitalist
  • 1943
    José Ángel Iribar, Spanish footballer
  • 1943
    Rashid Sunyaev, Russian physicist
  • 1943
    Richard H. Price, American physicist
  • 1944
    John Breaux, American politician
  • 1944
    Mike d'Abo, English singer (Manfred Mann)
  • 1944
    Roger Daltrey, English musician (The Who)
  • 1945
    Dirk Benedict, American actor
  • 1946
    Elvin Bethea, American football player
  • 1946
    Gerry Boulet, French-Canadian singer (d. 1990)
  • 1946
    Lana Wood, American actress
  • 1947
    Alan Thicke, Canadian actor and songwriter
  • 1948
    Burning Spear, Jamaican singer and musician
  • 1951
    Sergei Kourdakov, former KGB agent
  • 1952
    Brian Winters, American basketball player and coach
  • 1952
    Jerri Nielsen, American physician (d. 2009)
  • 1952
    Leigh Matthews, Australian rules footballer and coach
  • 1952
    Martin O'Neill, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • 1952
    Nevada Barr, American author
  • 1952
    Steven Barnes, American writer
  • 1954
    Catherine Bach, American actress
  • 1954
    Ron Howard, American actor and director
  • 1956
    Dalia Grybauskaitė, Lithuanian politician
  • 1956
    Timothy Daly, American actor
  • 1957
    Peter Athans, American mountaineer
  • 1958
    Bertrand Piccard, Swiss balloonist and psychiatrist
  • 1958
    Chosei Komatsu, Japanese conductor
  • 1958
    Nik Kershaw, English musician
  • 1959
    Diamanto Manolakou, Greek politician
  • 1959
    Nick Griffin, British politician
  • 1960
    William Bennett, English musician (Whitehouse)
  • 1962
    Melanie Moore, American actress
  • 1963
    Dan Michaels, American musician and record producer
  • 1963
    Maurice Benard, American actor
  • 1963
    Rob Affuso, American drummer
  • 1963
    Ron Francis, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1963
    Russell Wong, American actor
  • 1963
    Thomas Anders, German singer (Modern Talking)
  • 1964
    Clinton Gregory, American musician
  • 1964
    Paul Le Guen, French football manager
  • 1965
    Booker Huffman, American professional wrestler
  • 1965
    Mary Lou Lord, American singer/songwriter
  • 1965
    Stewart Elliott, Canadian jockey
  • 1966
    Susan Auch, Canadian speed-skater
  • 1966
    Zack Snyder, American film-maker
  • 1967
    Aron Winter, Dutch footballer
  • 1967
    George Eads, American actor
  • 1967
    Yelena Afanasyeva, Russian athlete
  • 1968
    Salil Ankola, Indian cricketer and TV actor
  • 1969
    Dafydd Ieuan, Welsh drummer (Super Furry Animals)
  • 1969
    Doug Creek, American baseball player
  • 1969
    József Szabó, Hungarian swimmer
  • 1969
    Javier Bardem, Spanish actor
  • 1970
    Jason V Brock, American author
  • 1971
    Tyler Hamilton, American cyclist
  • 1973
    Anton Gunn, American politician
  • 1973
    Carlo Resoort, Dutch DJ
  • 1973
    Chris Webber, American basketball player
  • 1973
    Jack Davenport, English actor
  • 1973
    Ryan Peake, Canadian guitarist (Nickelback)
  • 1974
    Mark-Paul Gosselaar, American actor
  • 1974
    Shane Harwood, Australian cricketer
  • 1974
    Stephen Davis, American football player
  • 1975
    Francesco Mazzariol, Italian rugby player
  • 1975
    Maya Kulenovic, Canadian painter
  • 1976
    Dave Malkoff, American TV news reporter
  • 1976
    Peter F. Bell, Australian rules footballer
  • 1977
    Esther Cañadas, Spanish actress and model
  • 1977
    Rens Blom, Dutch athlete
  • 1978
    Alicia Leigh Willis, American actress
  • 1978
    Donovan Patton, Guamanian television star
  • 1978
    Jensen Ackles, American actor
  • 1980
    Abdur Rehman, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1980
    Djimi Traoré, Malian footballer
  • 1980
    Gennaro Bracigliano, French footballer
  • 1980
    Shahid Afridi, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1981
    Adam LaVorgna, American actor
  • 1981
    Ana Hickmann, Brazilian supermodel
  • 1981
    Brad Winchester, American ice hockey player
  • 1981
    Will Power, Australian racing driver
  • 1982
    Juan Manuel Ortiz, Spanish footballer
  • 1982
    Shalva Didebashvili, Georgian-born German rugby player
  • 1983
    Blake Hawksworth, Canadian baseball player
  • 1983
    Chris Hackett, English footballer
  • 1983
    Daniel Carvalho, Brazilian footballer
  • 1983
    Elan Sara DeFan, Mexican singer-songwriter
  • 1984
    Alexander Steen, Canadian-born Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1984
    Anthony Tupou, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1984
    Jacob Lillyman, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1984
    Naima Mora, American model
  • 1985
    Andreas Ottl, German footballer
  • 1985
    J Leman, American football player
  • 1986
    Jonathan Spector, American footballer
  • 1987
    Ke$ha, American singer
  • 1987
    Sammie, American singer
  • 1988
    Freddie Smith, American actor
  • 1988
    Katija Pevec, American actress
  • 1988
    Trevor Cahill, American baseball player
  • 1989
    Anjo Buckman, German rugby player
  • 1989
    Carlos Vela, Mexican footballer
  • 1989
    Daniella Monet, American actress
  • 1989
    Sonya Kitchell, American singer
  • 1990
    Harry Eden, English actor
  • 1993
    Josh McEachran Chelsea and England Footballer
  • 1994
    Justin Bieber, Canadian pop star
  • 1995
    Jonathan Krohn, American political prodigy

Who Died On March 1?

  • 317
    Valerius Valens, Roman Emperor
  • 589
    Saint David, Patron Saint of Wales (b. 500)
  • 986
    King Lothair of France (b. 941)
  • 1131
    King Stephen II of Hungary (b. 1101)
  • 1233
    Count Thomas I of Savoy (b. 1178)
  • 1244
    Gruffydd ap Llywelyn Fawr, son of Llywelyn the Great (b. 1200)
  • 1320
    Buyantu Khagan, Emperor of the Mongolian Yuan Dynasty (b. 1286)
  • 1383
    Amadeus VI of Savoy (b. 1334)
  • 1510
    Francisco de Almeida, Portuguese soldier and explorer
  • 1536
    Bernardo Accolti, Italian poet (b. 1465)
  • 1546
    George Wishart, Scottish religious reformer (martyred) (b. 1513)
  • 1620
    Thomas Campion, English poet and composer (b. 1567)
  • 1633
    George Herbert, English poet and orator (b. 1593)
  • 1643
    Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer (b. 1583)
  • 1661
    Richard Zouch, English jurist (b. 1590)
  • 1697
    Francesco Redi, Italian physician (b. 1626)
  • 1706
    Heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming, German field marshal and Governor of Berlin (b. 1632)
  • 1734
    Roger North, English biographer (b. 1653)
  • 1757
    Edward Moore, English writer (b. 1712)
  • 1768
    Hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and writer (b. 1694)
  • 1773
    Luigi Vanvitelli, Italian architect (b. 1700)
  • 1777
    Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian composer (b. 1715)
  • 1792
    Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1747)
  • 1817
    Giacomo Quarenghi, Italian architect (b. 1744)
  • 1825
    John Haggin, “Indian fighter” and one of the earliest settlers of Kentucky (b. 1753)
  • 1841
    Claude Victor-Perrin, duc de Belluno, French marshal (b. 1764)
  • 1862
    Peter Barlow, English mathematician (b. 1776)
  • 1875
    Tristan Corbière, French poet (b. 1845)
  • 1879
    Joachim Heer, Swiss politician (b. 1825)
  • 1882
    Theodor Kullak, German pianist, composer, teacher (b. 1818)
  • 1884
    Isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820)
  • 1895
    Pauline Musters, shortest woman ever (b. 1876)
  • 1898
    George Bruce Malleson, English officer in India, author (b. 1825)
  • 1906
    José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (b. 1833)
  • 1911
    Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Dutch chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1852)
  • 1912
    George Grossmith, English actor and comic writer (b. 1847)
  • 1914
    Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (b. 1845)
  • 1920
    John H. Bankhead, U.S. Senator (b. 1842)
  • 1920
    Joseph Trumpeldor, Russian Zionist (b. 1880)
  • 1922
    Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Spanish footballer (b. 1892)
  • 1929
    Royal H. Weller, American politician (b. 1881)
  • 1932
    Frank Teschemacher, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1906)
  • 1933
    Uładzimir Zylka, Belarusian poet (b. 1900)
  • 1936
    Mikhail Kuzmin, Russian writer (b. 1871)
  • 1938
    Gabriele D'Annunzio, Italian writer, war hero, and politician (b. 1863)
  • 1940
    Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (b. 1878)
  • 1942
    George S. Rentz, Navy chaplain (b. 1882)
  • 1943
    Alexandre Yersin, Swiss physician (b. 1863)
  • 1952
    Mariano Azuela, Mexican novelist (b. 1873)
  • 1963
    Irish Meusel, American baseball player (b. 1893)
  • 1963
    Jorge Daponte, Argentine racing driver (b. 1923)
  • 1966
    Fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903)
  • 1970
    Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (b. 1894)
  • 1974
    Bobby Timmons, American jazz pianist (b. 1935)
  • 1979
    Mustafa Barzani, Kurdish politician (b. 1903)
  • 1980
    Dixie Dean, English footballer (b. 1907)
  • 1980
    Wilhelmina, Dutch-American model (b. 1940)
  • 1982
    Frank Sargeson, New Zealand writer (b. 1903)
  • 1984
    Jackie Coogan, American actor (b. 1914)
  • 1988
    Joe Besser, American comedian and actor (b. 1907)
  • 1989
    Vasantdada Patil, Indian politician (b. 1917)
  • 1991
    Edwin H. Land, American scientist and inventor (Polaroid Corporation) (b. 1909)
  • 1995
    Georges J.F. Kohler, German biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1946)
  • 1995
    Vladislav Listyev, Russian television journalist (b. 1956)
  • 2001
    Henry Wade, American lawyer (b. 1914)
  • 2005
    Peter Malkin, Israeli secret agent (b. 1927)
  • 2006
    Harry Browne, American politician and author (b. 1933)
  • 2006
    Jack Wild, British actor (b. 1952)
  • 2006
    Johnny Jackson, American musician (b. 1951)
  • 2006
    Peter Osgood, English footballer (b. 1947)
  • 2008
    Raul Reyes, second-in-command of FARC guerrilla (b. 1948)
  • 2010
    Kristian Digby, British television presenter and director (b. 1977)

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