What happened on October 14? There are more than 321 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 October 14

October 14 In HistoryOctober 14 is the 288th day of the year 2020. There are 78 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday. This day falls under the 42nd week of the year 2020.

On this day in Ratcliff, Arkansas 72951 sunrise occured at 07:21 AM and sunset occured at 06:40 PM (local time).

The zodiac sign of a person born on this day is Libra. The modern birthstone for this month is Opal while the mystical birthstone is Jasper.

According to the Chinese calendar, there are 121 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year (February 12, 2021).

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Historical Events For October 14

  • 222
    Pope Callixtus I is killed by a mob in Rome’s Trastevere after a 5-year reign in which he had stabilized the Saturday fast three times per year, with no food, oil, or wine to be consumed on those days. Callixtus is succeeded by cardinal Urban I.
  • 1066
    Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings – In England on Senlac Hill, seven miles from Hastings, the Norman forces of William the Conqueror defeat the English army and kill King Harold II of England.
  • 1322
    Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland’s independence.
  • 1465
    Wallachian voivode Radu cel Frumos, younger brother of Vlad Ţepeş, issues a writ from his residence in Bucharest
  • 1582
    Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
  • 1586
    Mary, Queen of Scots, goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth I of England.
  • 1656
    Massachusetts enacts the first punitive legislation against the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). The marriage of church-and-state in Puritanism makes them regard the Quakers as spiritually apostate and politically subversive.
  • 1758
    Seven Years’ War: Austria defeats Prussia at the Battle of Hochkirk.
  • 1773
    Just before the beginning of the American Revolutionary War, several of the British East India Company’s tea ships are set ablaze at the old seaport of Annapolis, Maryland.
  • 1773
    The first recorded Ministry of Education, the Komisja Edukacji Narodowej (Polish for Commission of National Education), is formed in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
  • 1805
    Battle of Elchingen, France defeats Austria.
  • 1806
    Battle of Jena-Auerstädt France defeats Prussia.
  • 1808
    The Republic of Ragusa is annexed by France.
  • 1812
    Work on London’s Regent’s Canal starts.
  • 1840
    The Maronite leader Bashir II surrenders to the British Army and then is sent into exile on the islands of Malta.
  • 1843
    The British arrest the Irish nationalist Daniel O'Connell for conspiracy to commit crimes.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Battle of Bristoe Station – Confederate troops under the command of General Robert E. Lee fail to drive the American Union Army completely out of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • 1867
    The 15th and the last military Shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate resigns in Japan, returning his power to the Emperor of Japan and thence to the re-established civil government of Japan
  • 1882
    University of the Punjab is founded in a part of India that later became West Pakistan.
  • 1884
    The American inventor, George Eastman, receives a U.S. Government patent on his new paper-strip photographic film.
  • 1888
    Louis Le Prince films first motion picture: Roundhay Garden Scene.
  • 1898
    The steamer ship SS Mohegan sinks after impacting the Manacles near Cornwall, United Kingdom, killing 106.
  • 1908
    The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, clinching the World Series. It would be their last one to date.
  • 1910
    The English aviator Claude Grahame-White lands his Farman Aircraft biplane on Executive Avenue near the White House in Washington, D.C.
  • 1912
    While campaigning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the former President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, is shot and mildly wounded by John Schrank, a mentally-disturbed saloon keeper. With the fresh wound in his chest, and the bullet still within it, Mr. Roosevelt still carries out his scheduled public speech.
  • 1913
    Senghenydd Colliery Disaster, the United Kingdom’s worst coal mining accident, occurs, and it claims the lives of 439 miners.
  • 1920
    Part of Petsamo Province is ceded by the Soviet Union to Finland.
  • 1925
    An Anti-French uprising in French-occupied Damascus, Syria. (All French inhabitants flee the city.)
  • 1926
    The children’s book Winnie-the-Pooh, by A. A. Milne, is first published.
  • 1933
    Nazi Germany withdraws from The League of Nations.
  • 1938
    The first flight of the Curtiss Aircraft Company’s P-40 Warhawk fighter plane.
  • 1939
    The GS U-47 sinks the British battleship HMS Royal Oak within her harbour at Scapa Flow, Scotland.
  • 1940
    Balham subway station disaster, in London, England, occurs during the Nazi Luftwaffe air raids on Great Britain.
  • 1943
    Prisoners at the Nazi German Sobibor extermination camp in Poland revolt against the Germans, killing eleven SS guards, and wounding many more. About 300 of the Sobibor Camp’s 600 prisoners escape, and about 50 of these survive the end of the war.
  • 1943
    The American Eighth Air Force loses 60 B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers in aerial combat during the second mass-daylight air raid on the Schweinfurt ball-bearing factories in western Nazi Germany.
  • 1944
    Athens, Greece, is liberated by British Army troops entering the city as the Wehrmacht pulls out during World War II. This clears the way for the Greek government-in-exile to return to its historic capital city, with George Papandreou, Sr., as the head-of-government.
  • 1947
    Captain Chuck Yeager of the U.S. Air Force flies a Bell X-1 rocket-powered experimental aircraft, the Glamorous Glennis, faster than the speed of sound - over the high desert of Southern California - and becomes the first pilot and the first airplane to do so in level flight.
  • 1949
    Chinese Civil War: Chinese Communist forces occupy the city of Guangzhou (Canton), in Guangdong, China.
  • 1949
    Eleven leaders of the American Communist Party are convicted, after a nine-month trial in a Federal District Court, of conspiring to advocate the violent overthrow of the U.S. Federal Government.
  • 1952
    Korean War: United Nations and South Korean forces launch Operation Showdown against Chinese strongholds at the Iron Triangle. The resulting Battle of Triangle Hill is the biggest and bloodiest battle of 1952.
  • 1956
    Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, the Indian Untouchable caste leader, converts to Buddhism along with 385,000 of his followers (see Neo-Buddhism).
  • 1957
    Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first Canadian Monarch to open up an annual session of the Canadian Parliament, presenting her Speech from the Throne in Ottawa, Canada.
  • 1958
    The American Atomic Energy Commission, with supporting military units, carries out an underground nuclear weapon test at the Nevada Test Site, just north of Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • 1958
    The District of Columbia’s Bar Association votes to accept African-Americans as member attorneys.
  • 1962
    The Cuban Missile Crisis begins: A U.S. Air Force U-2 reconnaissance plane and its pilot fly over the island of Cuba and take photographs of Soviet missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads being installed and erected in Cuba.
  • 1964
    Leonid Brezhnev becomes the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and thereby, along with his allies - such as Alexei Kosygin - the leader of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), ousting the former monolithic leader Nikita Khrushchev, and sending him into retirement as a nonperson in the USSR.
  • 1966
    The city of Montreal, Quebec, begins the operation of its underground Montreal Metro rapid-transit system.
  • 1967
    The Vietnam War: The folk singer Joan Baez is arrested concerning a physical blockade of the U.S. Army’s induction center in Oakland, California.
  • 1968
    An earthquake rated at 6.8 on the Richter Scale destroys the Australian town of Meckering, Western Australia, and it also ruptures all nearby main highways and railroads.
  • 1968
    Jim Hines of the United States of America becomes the first man ever to break the so-called “ten-second barrier” in the 100-meter sprint in the Summer Olympic Games held in Mexico City with a time of 9.95 seconds.
  • 1968
    The first live telecast from a manned spacecraft, the Apollo 7, launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the U.S.A.
  • 1968
    Vietnam War: 27 soldiers are arrested at the Presidio of San Francisco in California for their peaceful protest of stockade conditions and the Vietnam War.
  • 1968
    Vietnam War: The United States Department of Defense announces that the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps will send about 24,000 soldiers and Marines back to Vietnam for involuntary second tours of duty in the combat zone there.
  • 1969
    The United Kingdom introduces the British fifty-pence coin, which replaces, over the following years, the British ten-shilling note, in anticipation of the decimalization of the British currency in 1971, and the abolition of the shilling as a unit of currency anywhere in the world.
  • 1973
    In the Thammasat student uprising over 100,000 people protest in Thailand against the Thanom military government; 77 are killed and 857 are injured by soldiers.
  • 1979
    The first Gay Rights March on Washington, D.C., the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, demands “an end to all social, economic, judicial, and legal oppression of lesbian and gay people”, and draws 200,000 people.
  • 1981
    Citing official misconduct in the investigation and trial, Amnesty International charges the U.S. Federal Government with holding Richard Marshall of the American Indian Movement as a political prisoner.
  • 1981
    Vice President Hosni Mubarak is elected as the President of Egypt one week after the assassination of the President of Egypt, Anwar Sadat.
  • 1982
    U.S. President Ronald Reagan proclaims a War on Drugs.
  • 1983
    Maurice Bishop, Prime Minister of Grenada, is overthrown and later executed in a military coup d'état led by Bernard Coard.
  • 1994
    The Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, The Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin, and the Foreign Minister of Israel, Shimon Peres, receive the Nobel Peace Prize for their role in the establishment of the Oslo Accords and the framing of the future Palestinian Self Government.
  • 1998
    Eric Robert Rudolph is charged with six bombings including the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • 2003
    Chicago Cubs fan Steve Bartman becomes infamously known as the scapegoat for the Cubs losing game 6 of the 2003 National League Championship Series to the Florida Marlins. This has become known as the Steve Bartman incident.
  • 2004
    A special nine-member council selects Norodom Sihamoni as the new King of Cambodia, replacing his father who abdicated a week earlier.
  • 2006
    College football brawl between University of Miami and Florida International University leads to suspensions of 31 players of both teams.

Who Were Born On October 14?

  • 1257
    King Przemysł II of Poland (d. 1296)
  • 1404
    Marie of Anjou, queen of France (d. 1463)
  • 1493
    Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568)
  • 1499
    Claude of France, wife of Francis I of France (d. 1524)
  • 1542
    Akbar the Great, 3rd Mughal Emperor (d. 1605)
  • 1630
    Sophia of Hanover, Princess Palatine and Electress of Saxony (d. 1714)
  • 1633
    James II of England and VII of Scotland (d. 1701)
  • 1639
    Simon van der Stel the last Commander and first Governor of the Cape Colony, the Dutch settlement at the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa (d. 1712)
  • 1643
    Emperor Bahadur Shah I of India (d. 1712)
  • 1644
    William Penn, English founder of Pennsylvania (d. 1718)
  • 1687
    Robert Simson, Scottish mathematician (d. 1768)
  • 1712
    George Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1770)
  • 1726
    Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813)
  • 1733
    François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (d. 1798)
  • 1784
    King Ferdinand VII of Spain (d. 1833)
  • 1790
    Thursday October Christian (d. 1831)
  • 1801
    Joseph Plateau, Belgian physicist (d. 1883)
  • 1806
    Preston King, U.S. Senator from New York (d. 1865)
  • 1840
    Dimitri Pisarev, Russian writer and social critic (d. 1868)
  • 1842
    Joe Start, American baseball player (d. 1927)
  • 1853
    Ciprian Porumbescu, Romanian composer (d. 1883)
  • 1861
    Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944)
  • 1869
    Joseph Duveen, British art dealer (d. 1939)
  • 1873
    Jules Rimet, French football administrator (d. 1954)
  • 1873
    Ray Ewry, American athlete (d. 1937)
  • 1882
    Éamon de Valera, Irish political leader (d. 1975)
  • 1882
    Charlie Parker, English cricketer (d. 1959)
  • 1884
    Jimmy Conlin, American actor d. 1962
  • 1888
    Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand writer (d. 1923)
  • 1890
    Dwight D. Eisenhower, American general and 34th President of the United States (d. 1969)
  • 1892
    Sumner Welles, American diplomat (d. 1961)
  • 1893
    Lillian Gish, American actress (d. 1993)
  • 1894
    E. E. Cummings, American poet (d. 1962)
  • 1902
    Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963)
  • 1904
    Christian Pineau, French World War II resistance fighter (d. 1995)
  • 1906
    Hannah Arendt, German political theorist and writer (d. 1975)
  • 1906
    Imam Hassan al Banna, Egyptian religious figure (d. 1949)
  • 1907
    Allan Jones, American actor and singer (d. 1992)
  • 1908
    Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (d. 2003)
  • 1909
    Bernd Rosemeyer, German racecar driver (d. 1938)
  • 1909
    Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (d. 1996)
  • 1910
    John Wooden, American basketball player and coach (d. 2010)
  • 1911
    Lê Ðức Thọ, Vietnamese general and politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1990)
  • 1914
    Dick Durrance, American skier (d. 2004)
  • 1914
    Harry Brecheen, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1914
    Raymond Davis Jr., American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2006)
  • 1916
    C. Everett Koop, 13th United States Surgeon General
  • 1918
    Marcel Chaput, French Canadian politician (d. 1991)
  • 1926
    Bill Justis, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1982)
  • 1926
    Willy Alberti, Dutch singer and actor and tv personality (d. 1985)
  • 1927
    Roger Moore, English actor
  • 1928
    Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (d. 1995)
  • 1929
    Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer (d. 2007)
  • 1930
    Mobutu Sese Seko, President of Zaire (d. 1997)
  • 1930
    Robert Parker, American R&B singer and musician
  • 1931
    Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician (d. 1986)
  • 1932
    Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist (d. 2005)
  • 1932
    Dyanne Thorne, American actress
  • 1932
    Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (d. 2005)
  • 1935
    La Monte Young, American composer
  • 1936
    Hans Kraay, Dutch footballer and football-manager
  • 1938
    Empress Farah Diba of Iran
  • 1938
    John W. Dean III, American Watergate figure
  • 1938
    Ron Lancaster, American-born Canadian football player and coach (d. 2008)
  • 1939
    Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer
  • 1939
    Rocky Thompson, American golfer
  • 1940
    Christopher Timothy, British actor
  • 1940
    Cliff Richard, English singer
  • 1940
    Perrie Mans, South African snooker player
  • 1941
    Art Shamsky, American baseball player
  • 1941
    Jerry Glanville, American football coach
  • 1942
    Evelio Javier, Filipino politician and civil servant (d. 1986)
  • 1942
    Péter Nádas, Hungarian writer
  • 1944
    Udo Kier, German actor
  • 1945
    Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake)
  • 1945
    Daan Jippes, Dutch cartoonist
  • 1946
    Al Oliver, American baseball player
  • 1946
    Craig Venter, American biologist
  • 1946
    Dan McCafferty, Scottish musician (Nazareth)
  • 1946
    James Robert Kennedy, American football coach
  • 1946
    Justin Hayward, English musician (Moody Blues)
  • 1947
    Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist
  • 1947
    Norman Harris, American musician (The Trammps)
  • 1948
    David Ruprecht, American game show host
  • 1948
    Engin Arık, Turkish nuclear physicist (d. 2007)
  • 1949
    Dave Schultz, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1949
    Katha Pollitt, American writer
  • 1949
    Katy Manning, English-born Australian actress
  • 1950
    Joey Travolta, American actor
  • 1951
    Aad van den Hoek, Dutch cyclist
  • 1952
    Harry Anderson, American actor
  • 1952
    Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet gymnast
  • 1953
    Greg Evigan, American actor
  • 1953
    Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer
  • 1954
    Carole Malone, English newspaper columnist
  • 1956
    Beth Daniel, American golfer
  • 1957
    Kenny Neal, American blues singer & guitarist
  • 1957
    Michel Després, Quebec politician
  • 1958
    Aino-Maija Luukkonen, Finnish politician
  • 1958
    Thomas Dolby, English musician
  • 1959
    A.J. Pero, American drummer (Twisted Sister)
  • 1960
    Steve Cram, English athlete
  • 1961
    Isaac Mizrahi American fashion designer
  • 1962
    Chris Thomas King, New Orleans based blues musician and actor
  • 1962
    Jaan Ehlvest, Estonian chess player
  • 1963
    Alessandro Safina, Italian operatic tenor
  • 1963
    Lori Petty, American actress
  • 1963
    Yim Jae-beom, South Korean singer
  • 1964
    David Kaye, Canadian actor
  • 1964
    Jim Rome, American sports talk show host
  • 1964
    Joe Girardi, American baseball player and manager
  • 1964
    Olu Oguibe, American artist
  • 1965
    Constantine Koukias, Australian composer
  • 1965
    Jüri Jaanson, Estonian rower
  • 1965
    Karyn White, American singer
  • 1965
    Steve Coogan, English actor
  • 1966
    Mark Nyman, English Scrabble player
  • 1967
    Jason Plato, English Racing driver
  • 1967
    Pat Kelly, American baseball player
  • 1967
    Savanna Samson, American porn star
  • 1967
    Stephen A. Smith, American sports journalist
  • 1967
    Sylvain Lefebvre, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1968
    Johnny Goudie, American musician
  • 1968
    Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer
  • 1969
    Christophe Agou, French photographer
  • 1969
    David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999)
  • 1969
    P. J. Brown, American basketball player
  • 1970
    Daniela Peštová, Czech supermodel
  • 1970
    Jim Jackson, American basketball player
  • 1970
    Jon Seda, Puerto Rican actor
  • 1970
    Pär Zetterberg, Swedish football player
  • 1971
    Jorge Costa, Portuguese footballer
  • 1973
    Lasha Zhvania, Georgian politician
  • 1973
    Sergio Pinheiro, Portuguese Folk Singer
  • 1974
    Jessica Drake, American porn star
  • 1974
    Joseph Utsler, American musician
  • 1974
    Natalie Maines, American musician (Dixie Chicks)
  • 1974
    Samuel, Brazilian footballer
  • 1974
    Viktor Röthlin, Swiss marathoner
  • 1975
    Floyd Landis, American cyclist
  • 1975
    Michael Duberry, English Footballer (Oxford United F.C.)
  • 1975
    Shaznay Lewis, English singer (All Saints)
  • 1976
    Ben Pridmore, World Memory Champion
  • 1976
    Henry Mateo, Dominican baseball player
  • 1976
    Nataša Kejžar, Slovenian swimmer
  • 1976
    Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sri Lankan Cricketer
  • 1977
    Barry Ditewig, Dutch football goalkeeper
  • 1977
    Bianca Beauchamp, adult model
  • 1977
    Jeff Garcia, American voice actor
  • 1977
    Joey Didulica, Croatian football goalkeeper
  • 1977
    Jonathan Kerrigan, English actor
  • 1977
    Kelly Schumacher, Canadian basketball player
  • 1977
    Tina Dico, Danish singer-songwriter
  • 1978
    Javon Walker, American football player
  • 1978
    Justin Brannan, American musician, writer
  • 1978
    Paul Hunter, English snooker player (d. 2006)
  • 1978
    Ryan Church, American baseball player
  • 1978
    Steven Thompson, Scottish footballer
  • 1978
    Usher, American singer and actor
  • 1979
    Stacy Keibler, American actress and professional wrestler
  • 1980
    Ben Whishaw, English actor
  • 1980
    Niels Lodberg, Danish footballer
  • 1980
    Paul Ambrosi, Ecuadorian footballer
  • 1980
    Scott Kooistra, American football player
  • 1980
    Terrence McGee, American football player
  • 1981
    Boof Bonser, American baseball player
  • 1981
    Gautam Gambhir, Indian cricketer
  • 1982
    Cosmin Curiman, Romanian football player
  • 1982
    Matt Roth, American football player
  • 1982
    Ryan Hall, American marathoner
  • 1983
    Betty Heidler, German hammer thrower
  • 1983
    Lin Dan, Chinese badminton player
  • 1983
    Vanessa Lane, American porn star
  • 1984
    LaRon Landry, American football player
  • 1985
    Alexandre Sarnes Negrão, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1985
    Daniel Clark, American actor
  • 1985
    Sherlyn, Mexican actress
  • 1986
    Skyler Shaye, American actress
  • 1986
    Tom Craddock, English footballer
  • 1988
    MacKenzie Mauzy, American actress
  • 1988
    Mario Titone, Italian footballer
  • 1988
    Max Thieriot, American actor
  • 1988
    Pia Toscano, American Singer
  • 1988
    Will Atkinson, English footballer
  • 1989
    Mia Wasikowska, Australian actress
  • 1990
    Alexandra Krosney, American actress
  • 1991
    Shona McGarty, English actress
  • 1992
    Savannah Outen, American singer

Who Died On October 14?

  • 1066
    Harold Godwinson, King of England (b. 1022)
  • 1092
    Nizam al-Mulk, Seljuk vizier (b. 1018)
  • 1256
    Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese shogun (b. 1239)
  • 1318
    Edward Bruce, High King of Ireland (b. 1280)
  • 1552
    Oswald Myconius, Swiss Protestant reformer (b. 1488)
  • 1565
    Thomas Chaloner, English statesman and poet (b. 1521)
  • 1568
    Jacques Arcadelt, Flemish composer
  • 1610
    Amago Yoshihisa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1540)
  • 1619
    Samuel Daniel, English poet (b. 1562)
  • 1637
    Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (b. 1552)
  • 1660
    Thomas Harrison, English Puritan soldier (b. 1606)
  • 1669
    Antonio Cesti, Italian composer (b. 1623)
  • 1703
    Thomas Hansen Kingo, Danish poet (b. 1634)
  • 1711
    Tewoflos, Emperor of Ethiopia
  • 1758
    Francis Edward James Keith, Scottish soldier and Prussian field marshal (b. 1696)
  • 1792
    Sophie Charlotte Ackermann, German actress (b. 1714)
  • 1831
    Jean-Louis Pons, French astronomer (b. 1761)
  • 1911
    John Marshall Harlan, American Supreme Court Justice (b. 1833)
  • 1923
    Marcellus Emants, Dutch novelist (b. 1848)
  • 1929
    Henri Berger, German composer and royal bandmaster (b. 1844)
  • 1930
    Samuel van Houten, Dutch politician (b. 1837)
  • 1944
    Erwin Rommel, German field marshal (b. 1891)
  • 1958
    Douglas Mawson, Australian Antarctic explorer (b. 1882)
  • 1959
    Errol Flynn, Australian actor (b. 1909)
  • 1960
    Abram Ioffe, Russian physicist (b. 1880)
  • 1961
    Harriet Shaw Weaver, English political activist (b. 1876)
  • 1961
    Paul Ramadier, French politician (b. 1888)
  • 1965
    Randall Jarrell, American poet and essayist (b. 1914)
  • 1967
    Marcel Aymé, French novelist and playwright (b. 1902)
  • 1969
    Haguroyama Masaji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 36th Yokozuna (b. 1914)
  • 1973
    Ahmed Hamdi, Egyptian soldier (b. 1929)
  • 1973
    Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (b. 1897)
  • 1976
    Dame Edith Evans, English actress (b. 1888)
  • 1977
    Bing Crosby, American singer and actor (b. 1903)
  • 1983
    Johannes O., Dutch murderer (b. 1916)
  • 1983
    Willard Price, Canadian author and naturalist (b. 1887)
  • 1984
    Martin Ryle, English radio astronomer, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (b. 1918)
  • 1985
    Emil Gilels, Ukrainian pianist (b. 1916)
  • 1986
    Keenan Wynn, American actor (b. 1916)
  • 1989
    Michael Carmine, American actor (b.1959)
  • 1990
    Leonard Bernstein, American composer and conductor (b. 1918)
  • 1997
    Harold Robbins, American novelist (b. 1915)
  • 1998
    Cleveland Amory, American writer and animal rights activist (b. 1917)
  • 1998
    Frankie Yankovic, American musician (b. 1916)
  • 1999
    Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian politician (b. 1922)
  • 2000
    Art Coulter, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1909)
  • 2002
    Norbert Schultze, German composer and songwriter (b. 1911)
  • 2003
    Patrick Dalzel-Job, English soldier and inspiration for James Bond (b. 1913)
  • 2004
    Vlassis Bonatsos, Greek singer, actor and entertainer (b. 1949)
  • 2005
    Jody Dobrowski, English murder victim (b. 1981)
  • 2006
    Chun Wei Cheung, Dutch rowing cox and Olympic silver medallist (b. 1972)
  • 2006
    Freddy Fender, American musician (b. 1937)
  • 2006
    Gerry Studds, American politician (b. 1937)
  • 2006
    Jared Anderson, American bassist (b. 1975)
  • 2006
    Klaas Runia, Dutch theologian, churchman and journalist (b. 1926)
  • 2006
    Maurice Grosse, British paranormal investigator (b. 1919)
  • 2006
    Nancy Lynn, American aviator (b. 1956)
  • 2007
    Big Moe, American rapper (b. 1974)
  • 2007
    Judy Crichton, American television documentary producer (b. 1929)
  • 2007
    Raymond Pellegrin, French actor (b. 1925)
  • 2008
    Richard Cooey, American convicted murderer and rapist (b. 1967)
  • 2008
    Robert Furman, American civil engineer and WWII intelligence officer (b. 1915)
  • 2009
    Captain Lou Albano, American professional wrestler and manager (b. 1933)
  • 2009
    Collin Wilcox, American actress (b. 1935)
  • 2009
    Martyn Sanderson, New Zealand actor (b. 1938)
  • 2010
    Benoît Mandelbrot, Polish-born American mathematician (b. 1924)
  • 2010
    Simon MacCorkindale, British actor (b. 1952)
  • 2011
    Reg Alcock, Canadian politician (b. 1948)

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