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What happened on September 15? There are more than 329 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 September 15

September 15 In HistorySeptember 15 is the 258th day of the year 2018. There are 107 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday. This day falls under the 37th week of the year 2018.

On this day in Williston, South Carolina 29853 sunrise occured at 12:09 PM and sunset occured at 12:31 AM (local time).

The zodiac sign of a person born on this day is Virgo. The modern birthstone for this month is Sapphire while the mystical birthstone is Agate.

According to the Chinese calendar, there are 143 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year (February 5, 2019).

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Historical Events For September 15

  • 668
    Eastern Roman Emperor Constans II is assassinated in his bath at Syracuse, Italy.
  • 921
    At Tetin Saint Ludmila is murdered at the command of her daughter-in-law.
  • 994
    Major Fatimid victory over the Byzantine Empire at the Battle of the Orontes.
  • 1440
    Gilles de Rais, one of the earliest known serial killers, is taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.
  • 1556
    Departing from Vlissingen, ex-Holy Roman Emperor Charles V returns to Spain.
  • 1616
    The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy.
  • 1762
    Seven Years War: Battle of Signal Hill.
  • 1776
    American Revolutionary War: British forces land at Kip’s Bay during the New York Campaign.
  • 1789
    The United States Department of State is established (formerly known as the “Department of Foreign Affairs”).
  • 1812
    The French army under Napoleon reaches the Kremlin in Moscow.
  • 1812
    War of 1812: A second supply train sent to relieve Fort Harrison is ambushed in the Attack at the Narrows.
  • 1816
    HMS Whiting ran aground on the Doom Bar
  • 1820
    Constitutionalist revolution in Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 1821
    Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica jointly declare independence from Spain.
  • 1830
    The Liverpool to Manchester railway line opens.
  • 1831
    The locomotive John Bull operates for the first time in New Jersey on the Camden and Amboy Railroad.
  • 1835
    HMS Beagle, with Charles Darwin aboard, reaches the Galápagos Islands. The ship lands at Chatham or San Cristobal, the easternmost of the archipielago.
  • 1851
    Saint Joseph’s University is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: Confederate forces capture Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
  • 1873
    Franco-Prussian War: The last German troops leave France upon completion of payment of indemnity.
  • 1894
    First Sino-Japanese War: Japan defeats China in the Battle of Pyongyang.
  • 1916
    World War I: Tanks are used for the first time in battle, at the Battle of the Somme.
  • 1935
    Nazi Germany adopts a new national flag with the swastika.
  • 1935
    The Nuremberg Laws deprive German Jews of citizenship.
  • 1940
    World War II: The climax of the Battle of Britain, when the Royal Air Force shoots down large numbers of Luftwaffe aircraft.
  • 1942
    World War II: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Wasp is torpedoed at Guadalcanal.
  • 1944
    Battle of Peleliu begins as the United States Marine Corps’ 1st Marine Division and the United States Army’s 81st Infantry Division hit White and Orange beaches under heavy fire from Japanese infantry and artillery.
  • 1944
    Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet in Quebec as part of the Octagon Conference to discuss strategy.
  • 1945
    A hurricane in southern Florida and the Bahamas destroys 366 planes and 25 blimps at NAS Richmond.
  • 1947
    RCA releases the 12AX7 vacuum tube.
  • 1947
    Typhoon Kathleen hit the Kanto Region in Japan killing 1,077.
  • 1948
    The F-86 Sabre sets the world aircraft speed record at 671 mph.
  • 1950
    Korean War: United States forces land at Inchon
  • 1952
    United Nations gives Eritrea to Ethiopia.
  • 1958
    A Central Railroad of New Jersey commuter train runs through an open drawbridge at the Newark Bay, killing 58.
  • 1959
    Nikita Khrushchev becomes the first Soviet leader to visit the United States.
  • 1961
    Hurricane Carla strikes Texas with winds of 175 miles per hour.
  • 1962
    The Soviet ship Poltava heads toward Cuba, one of the events that sets into motion the Cuban Missile Crisis.
  • 1963
    The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing: Four children killed at an African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama, United States
  • 1966
    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to a sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin, writes a letter to Congress urging the enactment of gun control legislation.
  • 1968
    The Soviet Zond 5 spaceship is launched, becoming the first spacecraft to fly around the Moon and re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere.
  • 1972
    A Scandinavian Airlines System domestic flight from Gothenburg to Stockholm is hijacked and flown to Malmö-Bulltofta Airport.
  • 1974
    Air Vietnam flight 727 is hijacked, then crashes while attempting to land with 75 on board.
  • 1975
    The French département of Corse (the entire island of Corsica) is divided into two: Haute-Corse and Corse-du-Sud.
  • 1981
    The John Bull becomes the oldest operable steam locomotive in the world when the Smithsonian Institution operates it under its own power outside Washington, D.C.
  • 1981
    The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
  • 1981
    Vanuatu becomes a member of the United Nations.
  • 1983
    Israeli premier Menachem Begin resigns.
  • 1987
    United States Secretary of State George Shultz and Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze sign a treaty to establish centers to reduce the risk of nuclear war.
  • 1990
    France announces it will send 4,000 troops to the Persian Gulf.
  • 1993
    Liechtenstein Prince Hans-Adam II disbands Parliament
  • 1998
    With the landmark merger of WorldCom and MCI Communications completed the day prior, the new MCI WorldCom opens its doors for business.
  • 2004
    National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman announces lockout of the players union and cessation of operations by the NHL head office.
  • 2008
    Lehman Brothers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.

Who Were Born On September 15?

  • 1533
    Catherine of Austria, queen consort of Poland and Lithuania (d. 1572)
  • 1580
    Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (d. 1659)
  • 1613
    François de La Rochefoucauld, French writer (d. 1680)
  • 1649
    Titus Oates, English minister and plotter (d. 1705)
  • 1666
    Princess Sophia Dorothea of Celle (d. 1726)
  • 1715
    Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval, French artillery specialist (d. 1789)
  • 1736
    Jean Sylvain Bailly, French astronomer and orator (d. 1793)
  • 1759
    Cornelio Saavedra, president of the Primera Junta and the Junta Grande, first patriotic governments of Argentina (d. 1829)
  • 1760
    Bogislav Friedrich Emanuel von Tauentzien, Prussian general of the Napoleonic Wars (d. 1824)
  • 1789
    James Fenimore Cooper, American novelist (d. 1851)
  • 1815
    Halfdan Kjerulf, Norwegian composer (d. 1868)
  • 1819
    Cyprien Tanguay, Canadian priest and historian (d. 1902)
  • 1828
    Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov, Russian chemist (d. 1886)
  • 1830
    Porfirio Díaz, President of Mexico (d. 1915)
  • 1852
    Edward Bouchet, American physicist (d. 1918)
  • 1857
    William Howard Taft, 27th President of the United States and 10th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1930)
  • 1858
    Charles de Foucauld, French catholic priest (d. 1916)
  • 1858
    Jenő Hubay, Hungarian violinist (d. 1937)
  • 1860
    Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, Indian Engineer (d. 1962), His birthday is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India
  • 1863
    Horatio Parker, American composer (d. 1919)
  • 1864
    Prince Sigismund of Prussia (d. 1866)
  • 1867
    Vladimir May-Mayevsky, Russian counter-revolutionary (d. 1920)
  • 1870
    Rose Sutro, American duo-pianist with her sister Ottilie (d. 1957)
  • 1876
    Bruno Walter, German conductor (d. 1962)
  • 1876
    Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian novelist (d. 1938)
  • 1877
    Jakob Ehrlich, Austrian politician and zionist (d. 1938)
  • 1879
    Joseph Lyons, 10th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1939)
  • 1880
    Chujiro Hayashi, Japanese Reiki Master (d. 1940)
  • 1881
    Ettore Bugatti, Italian automobile engineer and designer (d. 1947)
  • 1883
    Esteban Terradas i Illa, Spanish mathematician and engineer (d. 1950)
  • 1887
    Carlos Dávila, former President of Chile (d. 1955)
  • 1888
    Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (d. 1925)
  • 1889
    Robert Benchley, American author (d. 1945)
  • 1890
    Agatha Christie, English writer (d. 1976)
  • 1890
    Ernest Bullock, English organist and composer (d. 1979)
  • 1890
    Frank Martin, Swiss composer (d. 1974)
  • 1892
    Silpa Bhirasri, Italian sculptor (d. 1962)
  • 1894
    Jean Renoir, French film director (d. 1979)
  • 1894
    Oskar Klein, Swedish physicist (d. 1977)
  • 1895
    Charles “Chic” Harley, American football player (d. 1974)
  • 1895
    Magda Lupescu, consort of King Carol II of Romania (d. 1977)
  • 1898
    J. Slauerhoff, Dutch poet and novelist (d. 1936)
  • 1901
    Sir Donald Bailey, British engineer (d. 1985)
  • 1903
    Roy Acuff, American country musician (d. 1992)
  • 1904
    King Umberto II of Italy (d. 1983)
  • 1904
    Sheilah Graham Westbrook, English-US gossip columnist (d. 1988)
  • 1906
    Jacques Becker, French screenwriter and director (d. 1960)
  • 1906
    Walter E. Rollins, American musician and songwriter(d. 1973)
  • 1907
    Fay Wray, Canadian-born American actress (d. 2004)
  • 1907
    Gunnar Ekelöf, Swedish poet and writer (d. 1968)
  • 1908
    Kid Sheik, New Orleans jazz trumpeter (d. 1996)
  • 1908
    Penny Singleton, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1909
    C.N.Annadurai, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (d. 1969)
  • 1909
    Phil Arnold, American actor d. 1968
  • 1910
    Betty Neels, English novelist (d. 2001)
  • 1911
    Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-born American golf entrepreneur (d. 2000)
  • 1911
    Luther Terry, American Surgeon General (d. 1985)
  • 1913
    Bruno Hoffmann, German glass harmonica player (d. 1991)
  • 1913
    Henry Brant, Canadian-born American composer (d. 2008)
  • 1913
    Johannes Steinhoff, German fighter pilot & NATO commander (d. 1994)
  • 1913
    John N. Mitchell, United States Attorney General and Watergate figure (d. 1988)
  • 1914
    Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
  • 1914
    Creighton Abrams, American Army general (d. 1974)
  • 1914
    Orhan Kemal, Turkish writer (d. 1970)
  • 1915
    Al Casey (jazz guitarist), African American swing guitarist (d. 2005)
  • 1915
    Albert Whitlock, English motion picture matte artist (d. 1999)
  • 1915
    Ismail Yasin, Egyptian comedian and actor (d. 1972)
  • 1915
    José Nicomedes Grossi, Brazilian bishop (d. 2009)
  • 1916
    Frederick C. Weyand, U.S. Army General (d. 2010)
  • 1916
    Margaret Lockwood, English actress (d. 1990)
  • 1917
    Hilde Gueden, Austrian soprano (d. 1988)
  • 1918
    Nipsey Russell, American comedian (d. 2005)
  • 1919
    Fausto Coppi, Italian racing cyclist (d. 1960)
  • 1919
    Nelson Gidding, American screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1920
    Kym Bonython, Australian radio broadcaster, jazz musician, speedway promoter (d. 2011)
  • 1921
    Gene Roland, jazz composer, arranger and musician (d. 1982)
  • 1921
    Norma MacMillan, Canadian actress (d. 2001)
  • 1921
    Richard Gordon, English author of the Doctor series
  • 1921
    Snooky Pryor, American Chicago blues harmonica player (d. 2006)
  • 1922
    Bob Anderson (fencer), English sword-master
  • 1922
    Jackie Cooper, American actor and director (d. 2011)
  • 1923
    Anton Heiller, Austrian organist (d. 1979)
  • 1924
    Bobby Short, American musician (d. 2005)
  • 1924
    György Lázár, Hungarian communist
  • 1924
    Lucebert, Dutch artist (d. 1994)
  • 1925
    Forrest Compton, American actor
  • 1925
    Helle Virkner, Danish actress (d. 2009)
  • 1925
    Stanley Chapman, British architect, designer, translator and writer (d. 2009)
  • 1926
    Jean-Pierre Serre, French mathematician
  • 1926
    Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (d. 2006)
  • 1927
    David Stove, Australian philosopher (d. 1994)
  • 1927
    Erika Köth, German coloratura soprano (d. 1981)
  • 1927
    Norm Crosby, American Comedian
  • 1928
    Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 1975)
  • 1929
    Eva Burrows, the 13th General of The Salvation Army
  • 1929
    Murray Gell-Mann, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1931
    Brian Henderson, Australian television presenter
  • 1932
    Neil Bartlett, English chemist (d. 2008)
  • 1933
    Henry Darrow, American actor
  • 1933
    Monica Maughan, Australian actress (d. 2010)
  • 1933
    Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Spanish conductor
  • 1934
    Fred Nile, Australian politician
  • 1936
    Ashley Cooper, Australian tennis player
  • 1936
    Sara Henderson, Australian pastoralist and author (d. 2005)
  • 1937
    Fernando de la Rúa, 51st President of Argentina
  • 1937
    Giuseppe ‘Pino’Puglisi, Italian priest (d. 1993)
  • 1937
    Robert Lucas, Jr., American economist, Nobel laureate
  • 1938
    Gaylord Perry, baseball player
  • 1940
    Merlin Olsen, American football player and actor (d. 2010)
  • 1940
    Norman Spinrad, American science fiction author
  • 1941
    Flórián Albert, Hungarian footballer (d. 2011)
  • 1941
    Mirosław Hermaszewski, Polish cosmonaut
  • 1941
    Signe Toly Anderson, American singer
  • 1941
    Viktor Zubkov, Russian government official
  • 1941
    Yuri Norstein, Russian animator
  • 1942
    Lee Dorman, American Bassist
  • 1944
    Sotirios Hatzigakis, Greek politician
  • 1945
    Carmen Maura, Spanish actress
  • 1945
    Hans-Gert Pöttering, German politician, President of the European Parliament
  • 1945
    Jessye Norman, American opera singer
  • 1945
    Ron Shelton, American film director
  • 1946
    Howard Waldrop, American science fiction author
  • 1946
    Mike Procter, South African cricketer, coach and match referee
  • 1946
    Ola Brunkert, Swedish session drummer (ABBA) (d. 2008)
  • 1946
    Oliver Stone, American film director
  • 1946
    Tommy Lee Jones, American actor
  • 1947
    Charles “Bobo” Shaw, American free jazz drummer
  • 1947
    Theodore Long, American professional wrestling manager
  • 1949
    Joe Barton, American politician
  • 1950
    Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih V, the spiritual leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
  • 1951
    Johan Neeskens, Dutch footballer
  • 1951
    Pete Carroll, American football coach
  • 1952
    Kelly Keagy, American drummer and vocalist
  • 1952
    Paula Duncan, Australian actress
  • 1952
    Richard Brodeur, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1953
    Paul Piché, Canadian singer and songwriter
  • 1954
    Hrant Dink, Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor (d. 2007)
  • 1955
    Željka Antunović, Croatian politician
  • 1955
    Bruce Reitherman, American voice actor
  • 1955
    Renzo Rosso, Italian clothing designer
  • 1956
    Jaki Graham, English singer
  • 1956
    Maggie Reilly, Scottish folk singer
  • 1956
    Ned Rothenberg, American multi-instrumentalist and composer
  • 1958
    Dr. Know, American guitarist (Bad Brains)
  • 1958
    Joel Quenneville, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1958
    Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (d. 2005)
  • 1959
    Mark Kirk, American politician, junior senator of Illinois
  • 1960
    Ed Solomon, American screenwriter
  • 1960
    Kevin Allen, Welsh actor
  • 1961
    Dan Marino, American football player
  • 1961
    Terry Lamb, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1962
    Scott McNeil, Australian voice actor
  • 1963
    Pete Myers, American basketball player
  • 1964
    Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, American musician (The Misfits)
  • 1964
    Róbert Fico, Slovak Prime minister, populist
  • 1966
    Sherman Douglas, American basketball player
  • 1967
    Huw Bunford, guitarist in the rock band, Super Furry Animals
  • 1967
    Paul Abbott, American baseball player
  • 1967
    Sari Kaasinen, Finnish singer
  • 1968
    Danny Nucci, American actor
  • 1969
    Jeffrey Schwarz, American film director/producer
  • 1971
    Ben Wallers, English musician and songwriter (Country Teasers)
  • 1971
    Josh Charles, American actor
  • 1971
    Nathan Astle, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1972
    Jimmy Carr, English-Irish comedian
  • 1972
    Kit Chan, Singaporean singer
  • 1972
    Letizia, Princess of Asturias, Spanish royalty
  • 1973
    Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland
  • 1975
    Martina Krupičková, Czech artist
  • 1975
    Tom Dolan, American swimmer
  • 1976
    Matt Thornton, American baseball player
  • 1976
    Paul Thomson, Scottish drummer (Franz Ferdinand)
  • 1977
    Angela Aki, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • 1977
    Jason Terry, American basketball player
  • 1977
    Leander Jordan, American football player
  • 1977
    Marisa Ramirez, American actress
  • 1977
    Sophie Dahl, English model
  • 1977
    Tom Hardy, English actor
  • 1978
    Eiður Guðjohnsen, Icelandic footballer
  • 1979
    Amy Davidson, American actress
  • 1979
    Carlos Ruiz, Guatemalan footballer
  • 1979
    Dave Annable, American actor
  • 1979
    Patrick Marleau, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980
    David Diehl, American football player
  • 1980
    Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese pop singer
  • 1980
    Mike Dunleavy, Jr., American basketball player
  • 1983
    Luke Hochevar, American baseball player
  • 1984
    Prince Harry of Wales, English royalty
  • 1985
    François-Olivier Roberge, Canadian speed skater
  • 1986
    Heidi Montag, American TV personality and singer
  • 1987
    Aly Cissokho, French footballer
  • 1987
    Clare Maguire, English singer-songwriter
  • 1988
    Chelsea Kane, American actress
  • 1989
    Kris Chetan Ramlu, New Zealand musician
  • 1990
    Oliver Gill, English footballer
  • 1996
    Jake Cherry, American actor

Who Died On September 15?

  • 668
    Constans II, Byzantine emperor (b. 630)
  • 866
    Robert the Strong, Margrave of Neustria (b. 820)
  • 921
    Saint Ludmila of Bohemia, Bohemian martyr (b. c. 860)
  • 1231
    Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1173)
  • 1326
    Dmitry of Tver, Grand Prince of Vladimir and Tver (b. 1299)
  • 1352
    Ewostatewos, Ethiopian monk and religious leader (b. 1273)
  • 1500
    John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1420)
  • 1596
    Leonhard Rauwolf, German physician and botanist
  • 1613
    Thomas Overbury, English writer (b. 1581)
  • 1643
    Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, Irish politician (b. 1566)
  • 1649
    John Floyd, English Jesuit preacher (b. 1572)
  • 1700
    André Le Nôtre, French landscape architect (b. 1613)
  • 1701
    Edmé Boursault, French writer (b. 1638)
  • 1707
    George Stepney, English poet and diplomat (b. 1663)
  • 1712
    Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin, English politician
  • 1750
    Charles Theodore Pachelbel, German composer (b. 1690)
  • 1794
    Abraham Clark, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (b. 1725)
  • 1803
    Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1719)
  • 1805
    Christopher Gadsden, American soldier and statesman from South Carolina (b. 1724)
  • 1830
    François Baillairgé, Canadian painter and sculptor (b. 1759)
  • 1830
    William Huskisson, English first rail fatality (b. 1770)
  • 1835
    Sarah Knox Taylor, American wife of Jefferson Davis (b. 1814)
  • 1841
    Alessandro Rolla, Italian violin master and composer (b. 1757)
  • 1842
    José Francisco Morazán Quezada, Guatemalan statesman (b. 1792)
  • 1842
    Pierre Baillot, French violinist and composer (b. 1771)
  • 1859
    Isambard Kingdom Brunel, British engineer (b. 1806)
  • 1864
    John Hanning Speke, British explorer (b. 1827)
  • 1883
    Joseph Plateau, Belgian physicist (b. 1801)
  • 1885
    Jumbo, P. T. Barnum’s circus elephant (b. 1861)
  • 1893
    Thomas Hawksley, English civil engineer (b. 1807)
  • 1915
    Ernest Gagnon, Canadian folklorist, composer and organist (b. 1834)
  • 1921
    Roman Ungern von Sternberg, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1886)
  • 1926
    Rudolf Christoph Eucken, German writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1846)
  • 1930
    Milton Sills, American actor (b. 1882)
  • 1938
    Thomas Wolfe, American writer (b. 1900)
  • 1940
    William B. Bankhead, American politician, Speaker of the House of Representatives (b. 1874)
  • 1945
    André Tardieu, French statesman (b. 1876)
  • 1945
    Anton Webern, Austrian composer (b. 1883)
  • 1965
    Steve Brown, American musician (b. 1890)
  • 1972
    Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1887)
  • 1973
    Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (b. 1882)
  • 1978
    Robert Cliche, French Canadian politician and judge (b. 1921)
  • 1978
    Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer (b. 1898)
  • 1979
    Tommy Leonetti, American songwriter, entertainer (b. 1929)
  • 1980
    Bill Evans, American jazz pianist (b. 1929)
  • 1981
    Harold Bennett, English actor (b. 1899)
  • 1981
    Rafael Mendez, Mexican trumpet virtuoso (b. 1906)
  • 1983
    Prince Far I, Jamaican reggae toaster and record producer
  • 1985
    Cootie Williams, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1910)
  • 1987
    Steven Tuomi, American murder victim of Jeffrey Dahmer (b. 1963)
  • 1989
    Jan DeGaetani, American mezzo-soprano (b. 1933)
  • 1989
    Olga Erteszek, American undergarment designer and lingerie company owner (b. 1916)
  • 1989
    Robert Penn Warren, American writer (b. 1905)
  • 1991
    John Hoyt, American actor (b. 1904)
  • 1993
    Ethan Allen, American baseball player (b. 1903)
  • 1993
    Giuseppe ‘Pino’Puglisi, Italian priest (b. 1937)
  • 1995
    Gunnar Nordahl, Swedish football player (b. 1921)
  • 1995
    Harry Calder, South African cricketer (b. 1901)
  • 1998
    Louis Rasminsky, Canadian economist, governor of the Bank of Canada (b. 1908)
  • 2001
    June Salter, Australian actress (b. 1932)
  • 2003
    Garner Ted Armstrong, American evangelist (b. 1930)
  • 2003
    Jack Brymer, English clarinetist (b. 1915)
  • 2003
    Josef Hirsal, Czech novelist (b. 1920)
  • 2004
    Johnny Ramone, American guitarist (The Ramones) (b. 1948)
  • 2004
    Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist (b. 1931)
  • 2005
    Guy Green, English cinematographer and film director (b. 1913)
  • 2005
    Sidney Luft, American film director (b. 1915)
  • 2006
    Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer (b. 1929)
  • 2006
    Pablo Santos, Mexican actor (b. 1987)
  • 2006
    Raymond Baxter, British television presenter (b. 1922)
  • 2007
    Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan musician (b. 1928)
  • 2007
    Brett Somers, Canadian-born American actress (b. 1924)
  • 2007
    Colin McRae, Scottish rally driver (b. 1968)
  • 2007
    Sir Jeremy Moore, British Army commander (b. 1928)
  • 2008
    Richard Wright, British keyboardist (Pink Floyd) (b. 1943)
  • 2008
    Stavros Paravas, Greek actor (b. 1935)
  • 2009
    Troy Kennedy Martin, Scottish film and TV screenwriter (b. 1932)
  • 2010
    Arrow, Montserratian soca musician (b. 1949)
  • 2011
    Frances Bay, Canadian actress (b. 1919)


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