Stuff that happened on your B-day

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  1. newguy

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    What is some stuff that has happened on your bith day? Can be things from before you were born.

    January 20th, 1942
    Adolf Hitler decides the Final Solution.

    January 20th, 1995 (My real B-Day) Huge earthquake in Japan. My news station brought it up a few weeks ago.

    Every 4 years on January 20th a new President is inogorated.
     
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    Patty Hearst's kidnapping was big in the news that day (Oct 14, 1974)
     
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    Cyber-Kun UNLEASHED!

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    I was born.
     
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    21 of december -

    1913 – Arthur Wynne's "word-cross", the first crossword puzzle, is published in the New York World

    1937 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film ever, premieres at the Carthay Circle Theater.

    1994 – Mexican volcano Popocatepetl awakes from its 47-year sleep with an eruption of gases and ash.

    1948 – Samuel L. Jackson was born.
     
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    On My Third B-day (3/28/99) Futurama premiered.
     
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    My B-Day is October 22:

    1976 – Red Dye No. 4 is banned by the US Food and Drug Administration after it is discovered that it causes tumors in the bladders of dogs. The dye is still used in Canada.

    1975 – The Soviet unmanned space mission Venera 9 lands on Venus.

    1966 – The Supremes become the first all-female music group to attain a No. 1 selling album (The Supremes A' Go-Go).

    1964 – Canada: A Multi-Party Parliamentary Committee selects the design which becomes the new official Flag of Canada.

    There are some highlights.
     
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    February 2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    1790 – The U.S. Supreme Court convenes for the first time.
    1848 – Mexican-American War: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed.
    1933 – Adolf Hitler dissolves the German Parliament.
    1943 – World War II: The last German forces surrender to the Soviets after the Battle of Stalingrad.
    1974 – The F-16 Fighting Falcon flies for the first time.
    Notable birthdays are Christie Brinkley and Shakira.
     
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    Just a few highlights:

    1279 BC – Rameses II (The Great) (19th dynasty) becomes pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.

    1775 AD - American Revolution: The Mecklenburg Resolutions adopted in the Province of North Carolina

    1859 – The clock tower at the Houses of Parliament, which houses Big Ben, starts keeping time.

    1862 – American Civil War Peninsula Campaign: Battle of Seven Pines or (Battle of Fair Oaks) – Confederate forces under Joseph E. Johnston & G. W. Smith engage Union forces under George B. McClellan outside Richmond, Virginia.

    1930 - Clint Eastwood

    May 31 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    December 31


    1904 The first New Year's Eve celebration is held in Times Square, then known as Longacre Square, in New York, New York.

    1907 For the first time a ball drops at Times Square to signal the new year

    1909 Manhattan Bridge opens.

    1921 Last San Francisco firehorses retired

    1923 First transatlantic radio broadcast of a voice, Pittsburgh-Manchester

    1923 The chimes of Big Ben are broadcast on radio for the first time by the BBC.

    1924 Hubble announces existence of distant galaxies.

    1929 Guy Lombardo performs Auld Lang Syne at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City for the first time.

    1934 Helen Richey becomes first woman to pilot an airmail transport

    1941 Admiral Chester W. Nimitz assumes command of U.S. Pacific Fleet.

    1942 Commissioning of USS Essex (CV-9), first of new class of aircraft carriers, at Norfolk, VA

    1943 NYC's Times Square greets Frank Sinatra at the Paramount Theater

    1944 48 people die in a train accident in Ogden, Utah

    1945 Ratification of UN Charter completed

    1946 French troops leave Lebanon

    1946 President Truman officially proclaims end of WW-II

    1951 First battery to convert radioactive energy to electrical announced

    1953 Hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough president

    1955 General Motors becomes the first U.S. corporation to make over USD $1 billion in a year.

    1958 International Geophyscial Year ends

    1960 The farthing coin ceases to be legal tender in the United Kingdom.

    1961 First performance of the Beach Boys

    1961 Marshall Plan expires after distributing more than $12 billion

    1961 The Marshall Plan expires after distributing more than USD $12 billion in foreign aid to rebuild Europe.

    1962 Katanga becomes part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    1963 The Central African Federation officially collapses and splits into Zambia, Malawi and Rhodesia.

    1964 Donald Campbell (UK) sets world water speed record (276.33 mph)

    1966 Monkee's "I'm a Believer" hits #1 and stays there for 7 weeks

    1966 Pirate Radio 390 (Radio Invicata) off England, resumes transmitting

    1968 First supersonic airliner flown (Russian TU-144)

    1970 Paul McCartney files a lawsuit to dissolve the Beatles

    1974 Gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin

    1974 Personal posting - Joy's birthday

    1976 TV soap "Somerset" ends 6 year run

    1977 Donald Woods, a banned white editor flees South Africa

    1978 Taiwan's final day of diplomatic relations with the US

    1979 Winterland Rock Concert Hall in San Francisco closes after 556 concerts

    1980 A Jewish owned hotel in Nairobi Kenya is bombed killing 18

    1981 Coup d'tat in Ghana removes President Hilla Limann's PNP government and replaces it with the Provisional National Defence Council led by Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings.

    1981 Lt Rawlings stages coup in Ghana

    1982 TV soap "The Doctors" ends 19 year run

    1983 Brunei gains complete independence from Britain

    1983 The AT&T Bell System is broken up by the United States Government.

    1984 NYC subway gunman Bernhard Goetz surrenders to police in NH

    1984 Rajiv Gandhi takes office as India's 6th PM succeeds his mom, Indira

    1985 King Hussein of Jordan and President Assid hold talks

    1996 This was the year "The Book Clip - Guaranteed to keep your Book Open" first appeared on the Internet.

    1986 A fire at the Dupont Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, kills 97 and injures 140.

    1986 Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in San Juan, Puerto Rico kills 97

    1989 The last part of the railway on Prince Edward Island, operated by CN Rail, is abandoned.

    1990 Iraq begins a military draft of 17 year olds

    1990 The Sci-Fi Channel on cable TV begins transmitting

    1991 Dow Jones closes at record high 3168.83

    1992 Target date for Europe's single market

    1994 This date is skipped altogether in Kiribati as the Phoenix Islands and Line Islands change time zones from UTC-11 to UTC+13 and UTC-10 to UTC+14, respectively.

    1996 Personal posting - Dec 31, 1996 - Sarah E.K. Forbes came into the world and blessed our lives!

    1996 Personal posting - Stephano Calzavara was born

    1997 Quaker Oats settles a lawsuit involving the immoral use of child subjects in radioactivity experiments circa 1945-1956.

    1998 Exchange rates between the euro and legacy currencies in the Eurozone become fixed.

    1998 Personal posting - December 31 1998 Twins are born to a family by the name of Fay

    1999 Boris Yeltsin resigns as President of Russia, leaving Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as the acting President.

    1999 Control of Panama Canal reverts to Panama

    1999 Five hijackers, who had been holding 155 hostages on an Indian Airlines plane, leave the plane with two Islamic clerics that they had demanded be freed.

    1999 The United States Government handed Panama Canal control over to Panama as well all the adjacent land to the canal known as the Panama Canal Zone. This act complied with the signing of the 1977 Torrijos-Carter Treaties

    2004 The official opening of Taipei 101, the current tallest skyscraper in the world, standing at a height of 509 metres (1,670 feet).

    2005 The Greek BBC radio service ends.

    2006 The United Kingdom pays final installment of Second World War debt to the United States.
     
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    250 – Emperor Decius begins a widespread persecution of Christians in Rome. Pope Fabian is martyred.
    1265 – In Westminster, the first English parliament conducts its first meeting held by Simon de Beaufort in the Palace of Westminster, now also known colloquially as the "Houses of Parliament".
    1320 – Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland.
    1356 – Edward Balliol abdicates as King of Scotland.
    1502 – The present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored.
    1523 – Christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway.
    1576 – The Mexican city of León is founded by order of the viceroy Don Martín Enríquez de Almansa.
    1649 – Charles I of England goes on trial for treason and other "high crimes".
    1667 – The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth cedes Kiev, Smolensk, and left-bank Ukraine to the Tsardom of Russia in the treaty of Andrusovo.
    1783 – The Kingdom of Great Britain signs a peace treaty with France and Spain, officially ending hostilities in the Revolutionary War.
    1788 – The third and main part of First Fleet arrives at Botany Bay. Arthur Phillip decides that Botany Bay is unsuitable for location of a penal colony, and decides to move to Port Jackson.
    1801 – John Marshall is appointed the Chief Justice of the United States.
    1839 – In the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats an alliance between Peru and Bolivia.
    1840 – Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica.
    1840 – Willem II becomes King of the Netherlands.
    1841 – Hong Kong Island is occupied by the British.
    1885 – L.A. Thompson patents the roller coaster.
    1887 – The United States Senate allows the Navy to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base.
    1892 – At the YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts, the first official basketball game is played.
    1920 – The American Civil Liberties Union is founded.
    1921 – The first Constitution of Turkey is adopted, making fundamental changes in the source and exercise of sovereignty by consecrating the principle of national sovereignty.
    1929 – In Old Arizona, the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, is released.
    1936 – Edward VIII becomes King of the United Kingdom.
    1937 – Franklin Roosevelt is inaugurated for a second term as President of the United States. This is the first inauguration scheduled on January 20, following adoption of the 20th Amendment. Previous inaugurations were scheduled on March 4.
    1942 – World War II: At the Wannsee Conference held in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee, senior Nazi German officials decided on the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question", accelerating The Holocaust.
    1945 – World War II: Hungary agrees to an armistice with the Allies.
    1954 – The National Negro Network is established with 40 charter member radio stations.
    1960 – Hendrik Verwoerd announces a plebiscite on whether South Africa should become a Republic.
    1961 – John F. Kennedy is inaugurated as the youngest man, and first-ever Roman Catholic, to become elected President of the United States.
    1968 – The Houston Cougars defeat the UCLA Bruins 71-69 to win the Game of the Century.
    1981 – Iran releases 52 American hostages twenty minutes after Ronald Reagan is inaugurated as U.S. President, the oldest man to be inaugurated at 69.
    1986 – Martin Luther King, Jr. day is celebrated as a federal holiday for the first time.
    1987 – Church of England envoy Terry Waite is kidnapped in Lebanon.
    1990 – Black January – crackdown of Azerbaijani pro-independence demonstrations by Soviet army in Baku.
    1991 – Sudan's government imposes Islamic law nationwide, worsening the civil war between the country's Muslim north and Christian south.
    1992 – Air Inter Flight 148 crashes near Strasbourg, France, killing 82 passengers and 5 crew.
    1999 – The China News Service announces new government restrictions on Internet use aimed especially at Internet cafés.
    2001 – Philippine president Joseph Estrada is ousted in a nonviolent 4-day revolution, and is succeeded by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
    2009 – Barack Obama, inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America, becomes the United States' first African-American president.
     
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    Births
    225 – Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)
    1292 – Elisabeth of Bohemia (1292–1330) (d. 1330)
    1358 – Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)
    1435 – Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)
    1554 – King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)
    1586 – Johann Schein, German composer (d. 1630)
    1664 – Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina, Italian writer and jurist (d. 1718)
    1716 – King Charles III of Spain (d. 1788)
    1716 – Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, French writer and numismatist (d. 1795)
    1775 – André-Marie Ampère, French physicist (d. 1836)
    1781 – Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg, Austrian politician (d. 1848)
    1783 – Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer, German cellist and composer (d. 1860)
    1798 – Anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (d. 1858)
    1804 – Eugène Sue, French novelist (d. 1857)
    1812 – Thomas Meik, Scottish engineer (d. 1896)
    1834 – George D. Robinson, 34th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)
    1837 – David Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1910)
    1855 – Ernest Chausson, French composer (d. 1899)
    1867 – Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress (d. 1944)
    1873 – Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, Danish Nobel laureate (d. 1950)
    1876 – Józef Hofmann, Polish pianist (d. 1967)
    1878 – Finlay Currie, British actor (d. 1968)
    1878 – Ruth St. Denis, American dancer (d. 1968)
    1880 – Walter W. Bacon, American politician (d. 1962)
    1889 – Allan Haines Loughead, American aviation executive (d. 1969)
    1891 – Mischa Elman, Ukrainian born violinist (d. 1967)
    1893 – Georg Åberg, Swedish athlete (d. 1946)
    1894 – Walter Piston, American composer (d. 1976)
    1895 – Gábor Szegő, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1985)
    1896 – George Burns, American actor, comedian (d. 1996)
    1896 – Isabel Withers, American actress (d. 1968)
    1898 – U Razak, Burmese politician (d. 1947)
    1899 – Kenjiro Takayanagi, Japanese development of television (d. 1990)
    1899 – Clarice Cliff, English ceramic artist (d. 1972)
    1900 – Colin Clive, British actor (d. 1937)
    1902 – Leon Ames, American actor (d. 1993)
    1907 – Paula Wessely, Austrian actress (d. 2000)
    1908 – Fleur Cowles, American writer, editor and artist (d. 2009)
    1910 – Joy Adamson, Austrian naturalist and writer (d. 1980)
    1911 – Wendell J. Westcott, American carillonneur
    1912 – Walter Briggs, Jr., American sports executive (d. 1970)
    1915 – Ghulam Ishaq Khan, President of Pakistan (d. 2006)
    1918 – Juan García Esquivel, Mexican bandleader (d. 2002)
    1920 – Federico Fellini, Italian film director (d. 1993)
    1920 – DeForest Kelley, American actor (d. 1999)
    1920 – Thorleif Schjelderup, Norwegian author and ski jumper (d. 2006)
    1920 – Frank Kush, American football player and coach
    1921 – Telmo Zarraonaindía, Spanish footballer (d. 2006)
    1922 – Ray Anthony, American trumpeter, bandleader and actor
    1922 – Graham Stark, British actor
    1923 – Nora Brockstedt, Norwegian singer
    1924 – Slim Whitman, American singer
    1925 – Ernesto Cardenal, Nicaraguan theologian and politician
    1926 – Jamiluddin Aali, Pakistani poet, essayist and columnist
    1926 – Qurratulain Hyder, Indian and Pakistani novelist (d. 2007)
    1926 – Patricia Neal, American actress
    1926 – David Tudor, American pianist and composer (d. 1996)
    1928 – Rudy Boesch, Contestant on Survivor: Borneo (3rd Place) and Survivor: All-Stars (17th Place)
    1929 – Jimmy Cobb, American jazz drummer
    1929 – Arte Johnson, American actor
    1929 – Glenn Roberts, American race car driver (d. 1964)
    1930 – Buzz Aldrin, American astronaut
    1931 – David Lee, American physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics laureate
    1931 – Hachidai Nakamura, Japanese songwriter and pianist (d. 1992)
    1932 – Lou Fontinato, Canadian ice hockey player
    1933 – Ron Townson, American singer (The 5th Dimension) (d. 2001)
    1934 – Tom Baker, British actor
    1935 – Joan Weston, Roller Derby Queen (d. 1997)
    1935 – Alexander Men, Russian priest (d. 1990)
    1937 – Dorothy Provine, American singer, dancer and actress
    1938 – William Berger, Austrian actor (d. 1993)
    1938 – Derek Dougan, Northern Irish footballer (d. 2007)
    1939 – Paul Coverdell, American politician (d. 2000)
    1940 – Carol Heiss, American figure skater
    1940 – Krishnam Raju, Indian actor and politician
    1941 – Pierre Lalonde, Canadian singer and television host
    1942 – Linda Moulton Howe, American investigative journalist and documentary producer-writer-director-editor
    1943 – Farhad Mehrad, Iranian musician (d. 2002)
    1944 – José Luis Garci, Spanish filmmaker
    1945 – Robert Olen Butler, American writer
    1945 – Christopher Martin-Jenkins, cricket commentator and correspondent
    1945 – Eric Stewart, English musician and songwriter (10cc)
    1946 – David Lynch, American film director
    1947 – Cyrille Guimard, French cyclist and directeur sportif
    1948 – Natan Sharansky, Russian-born physicist and politician
    1948 – Nancy Kress, American writer
    1948 – Mel Pritchard, British Musician
    1949 – Göran Persson, Prime Minister of Sweden
    1950 – Liza Goddard, British actress
    1950 – Edward Hirsch. American poet
    1950 – Chuck Lefley, Canadian ice hockey player
    1950 – Mahamane Ousmane, President of Niger
    1951 – Ivan Fischer, Hungarian conductor
    1951 – Ian Hill, British musician (Judas Priest)
    1952 – Paul Stanley, American musician (Kiss)
    1955 – Wyatt Knight, American actor
    1955 – Joe Doherty, Provisional Irish Republican Army member
    1955 – Hiromi Ōta, Japanese singer
    1956 – Maria Larsson, Swedish politician
    1956 – Bill Maher, American actor, comedian, and political analyst
    1958 – Lorenzo Lamas, American actor
    1960 – Scott Thunes, American musician (Frank Zappa)
    1960 – Will Wright, American computer game designer
    1963 – James Denton, American actor
    1963 – Firebreaker Chip, American professional wrestler
    1964 – Ozzie Guillén, Venezuelan-born baseball player and manager
    1964 – Ron Harper, American basketball player
    1964 – Kazushige Nojima, Japanese game scenario writer
    1965 – Colin Calderwood, Scottish footballer
    1965 – Greg Kriesel, American bassist (The Offspring)
    1965 – Sophie, The Countess of Wessex, the wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
    1965 – John Michael Montgomery, American singer
    1965 – Anton Weissenbacher, Romanian footballer
    1966 – Stacey Dash, American actress
    1966 – Tracii Guns, American guitarist
    1968 – Melissa Rivers, American reporter and actress
    1968 – Nick Anderson, American basketball player
    1968 – Rainn Wilson, American actor
    1969 – Patrick K. Kroupa, American computer hacker
    1969 – Nicky Wire, British musician (Manic Street Preachers)
    1970 – Mitch Benn, UK comedian, songwriter, actor
    1970 – Kerri Kenney-Silver, American actress
    1970 – Skeet Ulrich, American actor
    1971 – Derrick Green, American singer (Sepultura)
    1971 – Gary Barlow, English singer (Take That)
    1971 – Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, American drummer (The Roots)
    1971 – Brian Giles, American baseball player
    1973 – Princess Mathilde, Duchess of Brabant
    1974 – David Dei, Italian footballer
    1975 – David Eckstein, American baseball player
    1975 – Norberto Fontana, Argentine racing driver
    1976 – Gretha Smit, Dutch speed skater
    1976 – Kirsty Gallacher, Scottish television presenter
    1977 – Melody, Belgian singer
    1977 – Sid Wilson, American Musician, (Slipknot)
    1978 – Joy Giovanni, American actress and glamour model
    1978 – Sonja Kesselschläger, German heptathlete
    1978 – Allan Søgaard, Danish footballer
    1979 – Asaka Kubo, Japanese gravure idol of 20th Century
    1979 – Will Young, British singer
    1979 – Shang Yi, Chinese footballer
    1980 – Philippe Cousteau, Jr., French oceanographer; grandson of Jacques Cousteau
    1980 – Brigitte Olivier, Belgian judoka
    1981 – Freddy Guzmán, Dominican baseball player
    1981 – Jason Richardson, American basketball player
    1981 – Christine Bleakley, British television presenter
    1981 – Owen Hargreaves, English footballer
    1981 – Daniel Cudmore, Canadian actor
    1981 – Crystal Lowe, Canadian actress
    1982 – Joe Swash, English actor
    1982 – Fredrik Strømstad, Norwegian footballer
    1983 – Geovany Soto, Puerto Rican baseball player
    1983 – Paula Taylor, English-Thai actress, model and presenter
    1983 – Mari Yaguchi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)
    1984 – Olivia Hallinan, English actress
    1984 – Toni Gonzaga, Filipina actress and singer
    1986 – Derek Fathauer, American professional golfer
    1988 – Lucas Hardeman, American film producer – creator, YourProofItHappened.com
    1991 – Jolyon Palmer, English racing driver; son of Jonathan Palmer
    [edit] Deaths
    287 – St. Sebastian
    1156 – Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland
    1191 – Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)
    1479 – King John II of Aragon (b. 1397)
    1568 – Myles Coverdale, English Bible translator
    1612 – Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1552)
    1663 – Isaac Ambrose, English Puritan divine (b. 1604)
    1666 – Anna of Austria, wife of Louis XIII of France and regent (b. 1601)
    1707 – Humphrey Hody, English theologian (b. 1659)
    1709 – François de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (b. 1624)
    1739 – Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (b. 1659)
    1751 – John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol, English politician (b. 1665)
    1770 – Charles Yorke, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1722)
    1779 – David Garrick, English actor (b. 1717)
    1810 – Benjamin Chew, Chief Justice of colonial Pennsylvania (b. 1722)
    1819 – King Charles IV of Spain (b. 1748)
    1848 – Christian VIII of Denmark (b. 1786)
    1850 – Adam Oehlenschläger, Danish poet (b. 1779)
    1873 – The Venerable Father Basil Anthony Marie Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross (b. 1799)
    1875 – Jean-François Millet, French painter (b. 1814)
    1891 – David Kalakaua, King of Hawaii (b. 1836)
    1900 – John Ruskin, English art critic (b. 1819)
    1901 – Zénobe Gramme, Belgian engineer (b. 1826)
    1908 – John Ordronaux, American Civil War army surgeon, a professor of medical jurisprudence, and pioneering mental health commissioner (b. 1830)
    1913 – José Guadalupe Posada, Mexican engraver and illustrator (b. 1852).
    1920 – Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)
    1936 – King George V of the United Kingdom (b. 1865)
    1940 – Omar Bundy, American army general (b. 1861)
    1944 – James McKeen Cattell, American psychologist (b. 1860)
    1947 – Josh Gibson, American baseball player (b. 1911)
    1954 – Fred Root, English cricketer (b. 1890)
    1962 – Robinson Jeffers, American poet (b. 1887)
    1965 – Alan Freed, American disk jockey (b. 1922)
    1971 – Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, American actor, director, writer, and producer (b. 1880)
    1973 – Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician (b. 1885)
    1979 – Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (b. 1925)
    1983 – Garrincha, Brazilian footballer (b. 1933)
    1984 – Johnny Weissmuller, American swimmer and actor (b. 1904)
    1988 – Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Pashtun Nationalist & non-violent freedom fighter (b. 1890)
    1988 – Dora Stratou, Greek choreographer and folklorist (b. 1903)
    1989 – Alamgir Kabir, Bangladeshi film director (b. 1938)
    1990 – Hayedeh, Persian singer (b. 1942)
    1990 – Barbara Stanwyck, American actress (b. 1907)
    1993 – Audrey Hepburn, Anglo-Dutch actress (b. 1929)
    1994 – Sir Matt Busby, Scottish football player and coach (b. 1909)
    1996 – Gerry Mulligan, American musician (b. 1927)
    1997 – Curt Flood, American baseball player (b. 1938)
    1998 – Bobo Brazil, American professional wrestler (b. 1924)
    2002 – Carrie Hamilton, actress and singer (b. 1963). Daughter of comedienne/actress Carol Burnett.
    2003 – Al Hirschfeld, American caricaturist (b. 1903)
    2003 – Craig Kelly, American snowboarder (b. 1966)
    2003 – Nedra Volz, American actress (b. 1908)
    2003 – Bill Werbeniuk, Canadian snooker player (b. 1947)
    2004 – Guinn Smith, American athlete (b. 1920)
    2005 – Per Borten, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1913)
    2005 – Roland Frye, American literary critic and theologian (b. 1921)
    2005 – Jan Nowak-Jeziorański, Polish journalist, writer, and politician (b. 1913)
    2005 – Miriam Louisa Rothschild, British zoologist, entomologist, and author (b. 1908)
    2006 – Dave Lepard, Swedish rock singer and guitarist (b. 1980)
    2009 – Stéphanos II Ghattas, Patriarch Emeritus of Alexandria for the Coptic Catholic Church (b. 1920)
    2009 – Stan Hagen, Canadian politician (b. 1940)
    2009 – David Newman, American jazz musician, nicknamed "Fathead" (b. 1933)
    2009 – Sheila O'Nions Walsh (aka Sheila Walsh, Sophie Leyton), English romance writer (b. 1928)
     

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