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ⓘ June 26. 1995 – Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup detat. 1886 – Henri Moissan iso ..



June 26
                                     

ⓘ June 26

  • 1995 – Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup detat.
  • 1886 – Henri Moissan isolated elemental Fluorine for the first time.
  • 1906 – The first Grand Prix motor racing event held.
  • 2007 – Pope Benedict XVI reinstates the traditional laws of papal election in which a successful candidate must receive two-thirds of the votes.
  • 1295 – Przemysl II crowned king of Poland, following Ducal period. The white eagle is added to the Polish coat of arms.
  • 2015 – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled, 5–4, that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marriage under the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
  • 1843 – Treaty of Nanking comes into effect, Hong Kong Island is ceded to the British "in perpetuity".
  • 1718 – Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia, Peter the Greats son, mysteriously dies after being sentenced to death by his father for plotting against him.
  • 1918 – World War I: Allied forces under John J. Pershing and James Harbord defeat Imperial German forces under Wilhelm, German Crown Prince in the Battle of Belleau Wood.
  • 1960 – Madagascar gains its independence from France.
  • 1977 – Elvis Presley held his final concert in Indianapolis, Indiana at Market Square Arena.
  • 1944 – World War II: San Marino, a neutral state, is mistakenly bombed by the RAF based on faulty information, leading to 35 civilian deaths.
  • 1927 – The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island.
  • 2012 – The Waldo Canyon fire descends into the Mountain Shadows neighborhood in Colorado Springs burning 347 homes in a matter of hours and killing two people.
  • 1997 – The U.S. Supreme Court rules that the Communications Decency Act violates the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
  • 221 – Roman emperor Elagabalus adopts his cousin Alexander Severus as his heir and receives the title of Caesar.
  • 1483 – Richard III becomes King of England.
  • 2006 – Mari Alkatiri, the first Prime Minister of East Timor, resigns after weeks of political unrest.
  • 4 AD – Augustus adopts Tiberius.
  • 1948 – Shirley Jacksons short story The Lottery is published in The New Yorker magazine.
  • 1955 – The South African Congress Alliance adopts the Freedom Charter at the Congress of the People in Kliptown.
  • 1889 – Bangui is founded by Albert Dolisie and Alfred Uzac in what was then the upper reaches of the French Congo.
  • 1740 – A combined force of Spanish, free blacks and allied Indians defeat a British garrison at the Siege of Fort Mose near St. Augustine during the War of Jenkins Ear.
  • 1460 – Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, and Edward, Earl of March, land in England with a rebel army and march on London.
  • 1243 – Mongols defeat the Seljuk Turks at the Battle of Kose Dağ.
  • 1963 – Cold War: U.S. President John F. Kennedy gave his "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech, underlining the support of the United States for democratic West Germany shortly after Soviet-supported East Germany erected the Berlin Wall.
  • 2015 – Five different terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia, Somalia, Kuwait, and Syria occurred on what was dubbed Bloody Friday by international media. Upwards of 750 people were either killed or injured in these uncoordinated attacks.
  • 1934 – United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Federal Credit Union Act, which establishes credit unions.
  • 1941 – World War II: Soviet planes bomb Kassa, Hungary now Kosice, Slovakia, giving Hungary the impetus to declare war the next day.
  • 1967 – Karol Wojtyla later John Paul II made a cardinal by Pope Paul VI.
  • 1541 – Francisco Pizarro is assassinated in Lima by the son of his former companion and later antagonist, Diego de Almagro the younger. Almagro is later caught and executed.
  • 1948 – William Shockley files the original patent for the grown-junction transistor, the first bipolar junction transistor.
  • 1522 – Ottomans begin the second Siege of Rhodes.
  • 1830 – William IV becomes king of Britain and Hanover.
  • 1991 – Yugoslav Wars: The Yugoslav Peoples Army begins the Ten-Day War in Slovenia.
  • 2000 – The Human Genome Project announces the completion of a "rough draft" sequence.
  • 2003 – The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Lawrence v. Texas that gender-based sodomy laws are unconstitutional.
  • 1857 – The first investiture of the Victoria Cross in Hyde Park, London.
  • 1936 – Initial flight of the Focke-Wulf Fw 61, the first practical helicopter.
  • 684 – Pope Benedict II is chosen.
  • 1944 – World War II: The Battle of Osuchy in Osuchy, Poland, one of the largest battles between Nazi Germany and Polish resistance forces, ends with the defeat of the latter.
  • 1409 – Western Schism: The Roman Catholic Church is led into a double schism as Petros Philargos is crowned Pope Alexander V after the Council of Pisa, joining Pope Gregory XII in Rome and Pope Benedict XII in Avignon.
  • 1848 – End of the June Days Uprising in Paris.
  • 1924 – The American occupation of the Dominican Republic ends after eight years.
  • 1945 – The United Nations Charter is signed by 50 Allied nations in San Francisco, California.
  • 1407 – Ulrich von Jungingen becomes Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights.
  • 1909 – The Science Museum in London comes into existence as an independent entity.
  • 1960 – The former British Protectorate of British Somaliland gains its independence as Somaliland.
  • 1952 – The Pan-Malayan Labour Party is founded in Malaya, as a union of statewide labour parties.
  • 2013 – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled, 5–4, that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and in violation of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
  • 1959 – Swedish boxer Ingemar Johansson becomes world champion of heavy weight boxing, by defeating American Floyd Patterson on technical knockout after two minutes and three seconds in the third round at Yankee Stadium.
  • 1975 – Two FBI agents and a member of the American Indian Movement are killed in a shootout on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota; Leonard Peltier is later convicted of the murders in a controversial trial.
  • 1974 – The Universal Product Code is scanned for the first time to sell a package of Wrigleys chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio.
  • 1942 – The first flight of the Grumman F6F Hellcat.
  • 1794 – French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Fleurus marked the first successful military use of aircraft.
  • 363 – Roman emperor Julian is killed during the retreat from the Sasanian Empire.
  • 2008 – A suicide bomber dressed as an Iraqi policeman detonates an explosive vest, killing 25 people.
  • 1870 – The Christian holiday of Christmas is declared a federal holiday in the United States.
  • 1940 – World War II: Under the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, the Soviet Union presents an ultimatum to Romania requiring it to cede Bessarabia and the northern part of Bukovina.
  • 1723 – After a siege and bombardment by cannon, Baku surrenders to the Russians.
  • 1948 – Cold War: The first supply flights are made in response to the Berlin Blockade.
  • 1953 – Lavrentiy Beria, head of MVD, is arrested by Nikita Khrushchev and other members of the Politburo.
  • 2013 – Riots in Chinas Xinjiang region kill at least 36 people and injure 21 others.
  • 1978 – Air Canada Flight 189, flying to Toronto, overruns the runway and crashes into the Etobicoke Creek ravine. Two of the 107 passengers on board perish.
  • 1917 – World War I: The American Expeditionary Forces begin to arrive in France. They will first enter combat four months later.
  • 1579 – Livonian campaign of Stephen Bathory begins.
  • 699 – En no Ozuno, a Japanese mystic and apothecary who will later be regarded as the founder of a folk religion Shugendō, is banished to Izu Ōshima.
                                     

1. Births

  • 1923 – Ed Bearss, American veteran of World War II
  • 1936 – Hal Greer, American basketball player d. 2018
  • 1961 – Greg LeMond, American cyclist
  • 1906 – Viktor Schreckengost, American sculptor and educator d. 2008
  • 1962 – Jerome Kersey, American basketball player and coach d. 2015
  • 1880 – Mitchell Lewis, American actor d. 1956
  • 1963 – Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russian-Swiss businessman and philanthropist
  • 1949 – Mary Styles Harris, American biologist and geneticist
  • 1970 – Sean Hayes, American actor
  • 1979 – Walter Herrmann, Argentinian basketball player
  • 1966 – Dany Boon, French actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1878 – Leopold Lowenheim, German mathematician and logician d. 1957
  • 1939 – Zainuddin Maidin, Malaysian politician
  • 1977 – Quincy Lewis, American basketball player
  • 1694 – Georg Brandt, Swedish chemist and mineralogist d. 1768
  • 1955 – Mick Jones, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1914 – Laurie Lee, English author and poet d. 1997
  • 1703 – Thomas Clap, American minister and academic d. 1767
  • 1916 – Virginia Satir, American psychotherapist and author d. 1988
  • 1937 – Reggie Workman, American bassist and composer
  • 1932 – Don Valentine, American venture capitalist
  • 1817 – Branwell Bronte, English painter and poet d. 1848
  • 1928 – Yoshiro Nakamatsu, Japanese inventor
  • 1923 – Franz-Paul Decker, German conductor d. 2014
  • 1987 – Samir Nasri, French footballer
  • 1985 – Ogyen Trinley Dorje, Tibetan spiritual leader, 17th Karmapa Lama
  • 1966 – Jurgen Reil, American drummer
  • 1951 – Gary Gilmour, Australian cricketer and manager d. 2014
  • 1399 – John, Count of Angoulême d. 1467
  • 1909 – Wolfgang Reitherman, German-American animator, director, and producer d. 1985
  • 1881 – Yaakov Cohen, Israeli linguist, poet, and playwright d. 1960
  • 1975 – Terry Skiverton, English footballer and manager
  • 1937 – Robert Coleman Richardson, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate d. 2013
  • 1796 – Jan Pawel Lelewel, Polish painter and engineer d. 1847
  • 1824 – William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Irish-Scottish physicist and engineer d. 1907
  • 1967 – Olivier Dahan, French director and screenwriter
  • 1957 – Philippe Couillard, Canadian surgeon and politician, 31st Premier of Quebec
  • 1702 – Philip Doddridge, English hymn-writer and educator d. 1751
  • 1930 – Wolfgang Schwanitz, East German secret police
  • 1980 – Michael Jackson, English footballer
  • 1983 – Vinicius Rodrigues Almeida, Brazilian footballer
  • 1895 – George Hainsworth, Canadian ice hockey player and politician d. 1950
  • 1928 – Bill Sheffield, American politician; 5th Governor of Alaska
  • 1938 – Neil Abercrombie, American sociologist and politician, 7th Governor of Hawaii
  • 1913 – Maurice Wilkes, English computer scientist and physicist d. 2010
  • 1964 – Tommi Makinen, Finnish race car driver
  • 1935 – Sandro Riminucci, Italian basketball player
  • 1898 – Willy Messerschmitt, German engineer and businessman d. 1978
  • 1981 – Paolo Cannavaro, Italian footballer
  • 1968 – Gudni Th. Johannesson, Icelandic lecturer and politician, 6th President of Iceland
  • 1907 – Debs Garms, American baseball player d. 1984
  • 1681 – Hedvig Sophia of Sweden d. 1708
  • 2002 – Chandler Smith, American racing driver
  • 1942 – Gilberto Gil, Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and politician, Brazilian Minister of Culture
  • 1935 – Dwight York, American singer
  • 1798 – Wolfgang Menzel, German poet and critic d. 1873
  • 1984 – Yankuba Ceesay, Gambian footballer
  • 1991 – Dustin Martin, Australian rules footballer
  • 1980 – Michael Vick, American football player
  • 1689 – Edward Holyoke, American pastor and academic d. 1769
  • 1984 – Jūlija Tepliha, Latvian figure skater
  • 1957 – Al Hunter Ashton, English actor and screenwriter d. 2007
  • 1984 – Elijah Dukes, American baseball player
  • 1914 – Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, European royalty d. 2001
  • 2009 – Yesha Camile, Filipino child actress
  • 1915 – Paul Castellano, American gangster d. 1985
  • 1967 – Inha Babakova, Ukrainian high jumper
  • 1970 – Paul Thomas Anderson, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1925 – Pavel Belyayev, Russian soldier, pilot, and astronaut d. 1970
  • 1938 – Gerald North, American climatologist and academic
  • 1936 – Robert Maclennan, Baron Maclennan of Rogart, Scottish politician
  • 1925 – Wolfgang Unzicker, German chess player d. 2006
  • 1581 – San Pedro Claver, Spanish Jesuit saint d. 1654
  • 1976 – Pommie Mbangwa, Zimbabwean cricketer and sportscaster
  • 1974 – Derek Jeter, American baseball player
  • 1975 – Chris Armstrong, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1908 – Salvador Allende, Chilean physician and politician, 29th President of Chile d. 1973
  • 1892 – Pearl S. Buck, American novelist, essayist, short story writer Nobel Prize laureate d. 1973
  • 1994 – Hollie Arnold, English javelin thrower
  • 1898 – Chesty Puller, US general d. 1971
  • 1902 – Hugues Cuenod, Swiss tenor and educator d. 2010
  • 1990 – Belaynesh Oljira, Ethiopian runner
  • 1972 – Jai Taurima, Australian long jumper and police officer
  • 1920 – Jean-Pierre Roy, Canadian-American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster d. 2014
  • 1992 – Rudy Gobert, French basketball player
  • 1899 – Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia d. 1918
  • 1919 – George Athan Billias, American historian d. 2018
  • 1963 – Harriet Wheeler, English singer-songwriter
  • 1956 – Catherine Samba-Panza, interim president of the Central African Republic
  • 1936 – Jean-Claude Turcotte, Canadian cardinal d. 2015
  • 1984 – Preslava, Bulgarian singer
  • 1933 – David Winnick, English politician
  • 1980 – Chris Shelton, American baseball player
  • 1982 – Zuzana Kucova, Slovak tennis player
  • 1936 – Nancy Willard, American author and poet d. 2017
  • 1992 – Joel Campbell, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1917 – Idriz Ajeti, Albanian albanologist d. 2019
  • 1984 – Deron Williams, American basketball player
  • 1933 – Gene Green, American baseball player d. 1981
  • 1839 – Sam Watkins, American soldier and author d. 1901
  • 1983 – Felipe Melo, Brazilian footballer
  • 1959 – Mark McKinney, Canadian actor and screenwriter
  • 1600 – Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, Spanish-born bishop and viceroy of New Spain d. 1659
  • 1943 – Georgie Fame, English singer, pianist, and keyboard player
  • 1575 – Anne Catherine of Brandenburg d. 1612
  • 1955 – Gedde Watanabe, American actor
  • 1954 – Luis Arconada, Spanish footballer
  • 1916 – Giuseppe Taddei, Italian actor and singer d. 2010
  • 1968 – Paolo Maldini, Italian footballer
  • 1991 – Houssem Chemali, French footballer
  • 1926 – Mahendra Bhatnagar, Indian poet
  • 1938 – Billy Davis Jr., American pop-soul singer
  • 1984 – Priscah Jeptoo, Kenyan runner
  • 1926 – Kenny Baker, American fiddler d.2011
  • 1976 – Dave Rubin, American political commentator
  • 1997 – Baek Ye-rin, South Korean singer
  • 1699 – Marie Therese Rodet Geoffrin, French businesswoman d. 1777
  • 1983 – Antonio Rosati, Italian footballer
  • 1976 – Ed Jovanovski, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1970 – Chris ODonnell, American actor
  • 1929 – Fred Bruemmer, Latvian-Canadian photographer and author d. 2013
  • 1987 – Carlos Iaconelli, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1924 – Kostas Axelos, Greek-French philosopher and author d. 2010
  • 1922 – Walter Farley, American author d. 1989
  • 1730 – Charles Messier, French astronomer and academic d. 1817
  • 1941 – Yves Beauchemin, Canadian author and academic
  • 1929 – Milton Glaser, American illustrator and graphic designer
  • 1969 – Ingrid Lempereur, Belgian swimmer
  • 1919 – Jimmy Newberry, American pitcher d. 1983
  • 1926 – Dinu Zamfirescu, Romanian politician
  • 1956 – Patrick Mercer, English colonel and politician
  • 1852 – Daoud Corm, Lebanese painter d. 1930
  • 1980 – Jason Schwartzman, American singer-songwriter, drummer, and actor
  • 1980 – Hamilton Hênio Ferreira Calheiros, Togolese footballer
  • 1971 – Max Biaggi, Italian motorcycle racer
  • 1968 – Shannon Sharpe, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1946 – Candace Pert, American neuroscientist and pharmacologist d. 2013
  • 1918 – Raleigh Rhodes, American combat fighter pilot d. 2007
  • 1933 – Claudio Abbado, Italian conductor d. 2014
  • 1919 – Donald M. Ashton, English art director d. 2004
  • 1835 – Thomas W. Knox, American journalist and author d. 1896
  • 1928 – Samuel Belzberg, Canadian businessman and philanthropist
  • 1952 – Gordon McQueen, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1921 – Violette Szabo, French secret agent d. 1945
  • 1913 – Aime Cesaire, French poet, author, and politician d. 2008
  • 1928 – Jacob Druckman, American composer and academic d. 1996
  • 1984 – Raymond Felton, American basketball player
  • 1943 – Warren Farrell, American author and educator
  • 1969 – Mike Myers, American baseball player
  • 1909 – Colonel Tom Parker, Dutch-American talent manager d. 1997
  • 1957 – Patty Smyth, American singer-songwriter and musician
  • 1966 – Kirk McLean, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1918 – J. B. Fuqua, American entrepreneur and philanthropist d. 2006
  • 1984 – Jose Juan Barea, Puerto Rican-American basketball player
  • 1939 – Chuck Robb, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 64th Governor of Virginia
  • 1935 – Carlo Facetti, Italian race car driver
  • 1931 – Colin Wilson, English philosopher and author d. 2013
  • 1911 – Bronislaw Zurakowski, Polish pilot and engineer d. 2009
  • 1960 – Mark Durkan, Irish politician
  • 1979 – Ryan Tedder, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer
  • 1973 – Gretchen Wilson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1949 – Fredric Brandt, American dermatologist and author d. 2015
  • 1932 – Dame Marguerite Pindling, Bahamian politician; Governor-General of the Bahamas
  • 1925 – Jean Frydman, French resistant and businessman
  • 1983 – Toyonoshima Daiki, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • 1981 – Natalya Antyukh, Russian sprinter and hurdler
  • 1997 – Callum Taylor, English cricketer
  • 1970 – Paul Bitok, Kenyan runner
  • 1988 – Oliver Stang, German footballer
  • 1983 – Nick Compton, South African-English cricketer
  • 1854 – Robert Laird Borden, Canadian lawyer and politician, 8th Prime Minister of Canada d. 1937
  • 1924 – James W. McCord Jr., CIA officer d. 2017
  • 1821 – Bartolome Mitre, Argentinian soldier, journalist, and politician, 6th President of Argentina d. 1906
  • 1927 – Robert Kroetsch, Canadian author and poet d. 2011
  • 1991 – Diego Falcinelli, Italian footballer
  • 1865 – Bernard Berenson, Lithuanian-American historian and author d. 1959
  • 1969 – Geir Moen, Norwegian sprinter
  • 1904 – Frank Scott Hogg, Canadian astronomer and academic d. 1951
  • 1984 – Indila, French singer
  • 1905 – Lynd Ward, American author and illustrator d. 1985
  • 1934 – Toru Goto, Japanese swimmer
  • 1866 – George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English archaeologist and banker d. 1923
  • 1936 – Benjamin Adekunle, Nigerian general d. 2014
  • 1949 – Adrian Gurvitz, English singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1981 – Takashi Toritani, Japanese baseball player
  • 1961 – Terri Nunn, American singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1911 – Babe Didrikson Zaharias, American golfer and basketball player d. 1956
  • 1893 – Dorothy Fuldheim, American journalist and author d. 1989
  • 1963 – Mark McClellan, American economist and politician
  • 1915 – George Haigh, English professional footballer d. 2019
  • 1922 – Enzo Apicella, English artist, cartoonist, designer, and restaurateur d. 2018
  • 1903 – Big Bill Broonzy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist d. 1958
  • 1936 – Edith Pearlman, American short story writer
  • 1819 – Abner Doubleday, American general d. 1893
  • 1994 – Leonard Carow, German actor
  • 1904 – Peter Lorre, Slovak-American actor and singer d. 1964
  • 1931 – Robert Colbert, American actor
  • 1764 – Jan Pawel Luszczewski, Polish politician d. 1812
  • 1993 – Ariana Grande, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
  • 1979 – Ryō Fukuda, Japanese race car driver
  • 1926 – Fernando Monckeberg Barros, Chilean surgeon
  • 1970 – Adam Ndlovu, Zimbabwean footballer
  • 1922 – Eleanor Parker, American actress d. 2013
  • 1869 – Martin Andersen Nexo, Danish journalist and author d. 1954
  • 1990 – Igor Subbotin, Estonian footballer
  • 1969 – Colin Greenwood, English bass player and songwriter
  • 1970 – Irv Gotti, American record producer, co-founded Murder Inc Records
  • 1981 – Kanako Kondō, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • 1929 – June Bronhill, Australian soprano and actress d. 2005
  • 12 BC – Agrippa Postumus, Roman son of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa and Julia the Elder d. 14
  • 1942 – J.J. Dillon, American wrestler and manager
  • 1930 – Jackie Fargo, American wrestler and trainer d. 2013
  • 1726 – Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia d. 1796
  • 1921 – Robert Everett, American computer scientist d. 2018
  • 1934 – Dave Grusin, American pianist and composer
  • 1970 – Nick Offerman, American actor
  • 1976 – Chad Pennington, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1901 – Stuart Symington, American lieutenant and politician, 1st United States Secretary of the Air Force d. 1988
  • 1986 – Duvier Riascos, Colombian footballer
  • 1906 – Alberto Rabagliati, Italian singer d. 1974
  • 1918 – Leo Rosner, Polish-born Austrian Jewish musician d. 2008
  • 1944 – Gennady Zyuganov, Russian colonel and politician
  • 1974 – Jason Kendall, American baseball player
  • 1919 – Richard Neustadt, American political scientist and academic d. 2003
  • 1915 – Charlotte Zolotow, American author and poet d. 2013
  • 1956 – Chris Isaak, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
                                     

2. Deaths

  • 1945 – Emil Hacha, Czech lawyer and politician, 3rd President of Czechoslovakia b. 1872
  • 2014 – Rollin King, American businessman, co-founded Southwest Airlines b. 1931
  • 2003 – Marc-Vivien Foe, Cameroon footballer b. 1975
  • 2011 – Edith Fellows, American actress b. 1923
  • 1992 – Buddy Rogers, American wrestler b. 1921
  • 1958 – George Orton, Canadian runner and hurdler b. 1873
  • 1688 – Ralph Cudworth, English philosopher and academic b. 1617
  • 1752 – Giulio Alberoni, Spanish cardinal b. 1664
  • 1927 – Armand Guillaumin, French painter b. 1841
  • 2004 – Yash Johar, Indian film producer, founded Dharma Productions b. 1929
  • 2006 – Tommy Wonder, Dutch magician b. 1953
  • 2015 – Yevgeny Primakov, Ukrainian-Russian journalist and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Russia b. 1929
  • 405 – Vigilius, bishop of Trent b. 353
  • 1946 – Yōsuke Matsuoka, Japanese politician, Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs b. 1880
  • 2002 – Jay Berwanger, American football player b. 1914
  • 1090 – Jaromir, bishop of Prague
  • 1947 – R. B. Bennett, Canadian lawyer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Canada b. 1870
  • 1541 – Francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer and politician, Governor of New Castile b. c. 1471
  • 1998 – Hacı Sabancı, Turkish businessman and philanthropist b. 1935
  • 2005 – Tõnno Lepmets, Estonian basketball player b. 1938
  • 1810 – Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, French inventor, co-invented the hot air balloon b. 1740
  • 2014 – Howard Baker, American lawyer, politician, and diplomat, 12th White House Chief of Staff b. 1925
  • 1932 – William Murray McPherson, Australian politician, 31st Premier of Victoria b. 1865
  • 2012 – Pat Cummings, American basketball player b. 1956
  • 1994 – Jahanara Imam, Bangladeshi author and activist b. 1929
  • 1955 – Engelbert Zaschka, German engineer b. 1895
  • 2003 – Denis Thatcher, English soldier and businessman b. 1915
  • 1757 – Maximilian Ulysses Browne, Austrian field marshal b. 1705
  • 1957 – Alfred Doblin, Polish-German physician and author b. 1878
  • 1964 – Leo Dandurand, American-Canadian businessman b. 1889
  • 1574 – Gabriel, comte de Montgomery, captain of the Scottish Guard of Henry II of France b. 1530
  • 1808 – Ludwik Tyszkiewicz, Polish poet and politician b. 1748
  • 1932 – Adelaide Ames, American astronomer and academic b. 1900
  • 2011 – Jan van Beveren, Dutch footballer and coach b. 1948
  • 1487 – John Argyropoulos, Byzantine philosopher and scholar b. 1415
  • 1956 – Clifford Brown, American trumpet player and composer b. 1930
  • 969 – George El Mozahem, Egyptian martyr b. 940
  • 1922 – Albert I, Prince of Monaco b. 1848
  • 1265 – Anne of Bohemia, duchess of Silesia b. 1203 or 1204
  • 1956 – Richie Powell, American pianist b. 1931
  • 1993 – Roy Campanella, American baseball player and coach b. 1921
  • 2012 – Nora Ephron, American director, producer, and screenwriter b. 1941
  • 2013 – Byron Looper, American politician b. 1964
  • 1958 – Andrija Stampar, Croatian physician and scholar b. 1888
  • 1967 – Françoise Dorleac, French actress and singer b. 1942
  • 363 – Julian the Apostate, Roman emperor b. 332
  • 1793 – Gilbert White, English ornithologist and ecologist b. 1720
  • 1993 – William H. Riker, American political scientist and academic b. 1920
  • 1793 – James Dickey, Irish revolutionary b. 1776
  • 1939 – Ford Madox Ford, English novelist, poet, and critic b. 1873
  • 2004 – Ott Arder, Estonian poet and translator b. 1950
  • 1836 – Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, French soldier and composer b. 1760
  • 1943 – Karl Landsteiner, Austrian biologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate b. 1868
  • 1990 – Anni Blomqvist, Finnish author b. 1909
  • 1879 – Richard H. Anderson, American general b. 1821
  • 1795 – Johannes Jahrig, German linguist and translator b. 1747
  • 2013 – Edward Huggins Johnstone, Brazilian-American sergeant and judge b. 1922
  • 985 – Ramiro III, king of Leon
  • 1784 – Caesar Rodney, American lawyer and politician, 4th Governor of Delaware b. 1728
  • 2010 – Algirdas Brazauskas, Lithuanian engineer and politician, 2nd President of Lithuania b. 1932
  • 1938 – Daria Pratt, American golfer b. 1859
  • 1997 – Don Hutson, American football player and coach b. 1913
  • 2005 – Richard Whiteley, English journalist and game show host b. 1943
  • 1975 – Josemaria Escriva, Spanish priest and saint b. 1902
  • 1957 – Malcolm Lowry, English novelist and poet b. 1909
  • 2012 – Doris Singleton, American actress b. 1919
  • 2013 – Marc Rich, Belgian-American businessman b. 1934
  • 2002 – Arnold Brown, English-Canadian 11th General of The Salvation Army b. 1913
  • 1856 – Max Stirner, German philosopher and author b. 1806
  • 2012 – Sverker Åstrom, Swedish diplomat, Swedish Permanent Representative to the United Nations b. 1915
  • 1989 – Howard Charles Green, Canadian lawyer and politician, 27th Canadian Minister of Public Works b. 1895
  • 2014 – Bob Mischak, American football player and coach b. 1932
  • 1918 – Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet and author b. 1843
  • 2007 – Liz Claiborne, Belgian-American fashion designer, founded Liz Claiborne b. 1929
  • 1878 – Mercedes of Orleans b. 1860
  • 1830 – George IV of the United Kingdom b. 1762
  • 2013 – Justin Miller, American baseball player b. 1977
  • 1095 – Robert, bishop of Hereford
  • 2013 – Henrik Otto Donner, Finnish trumpet player and composer b. 1939
  • 2014 – Julius Rudel, Austrian-American conductor b. 1921
  • 1946 – Max Kogel, German SS officer b. 1895
  • 1949 – Kim Koo, South Korean educator and politician, 13th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea b. 1876
  • 116 BC – Ptolemy VIII, king of Egypt
  • 2015 – Chris Thompson, American screenwriter and producer b. 1952
  • 1870 – Armand Barbes, French lawyer and politician b. 1809
  • 2014 – Mary Rodgers, American composer and author b. 1931
  • 2004 – Naomi Shemer, Israeli singer-songwriter b. 1930
  • 2010 – Harald Keres, Estonian physicist and academic b. 1912
  • 1996 – Necmettin Hacıeminoğlu, Turkish linguist and academic b. 1932
  • 1979 – Akwasi Afrifa, Ghanaian soldier and politician, 3rd Head of State of Ghana b. 1936
  • 822 – Saichō, Japanese Buddhist monk b. 767
  • 2003 – Strom Thurmond, American general, lawyer, and politician, 103rd Governor of South Carolina b. 1902
  • 2012 – Risley C. Triche, American lawyer and politician b. 1927
  • 1883 – Edward Sabine, Irish-English astronomer, geophysicist, and ornithologist b. 1788
  • 2012 – Mario OHara, Filipino director, producer, and screenwriter b. 1944
  • 1938 – James Weldon Johnson, American poet, lawyer and politician b. 1871
  • 2007 – Joey Sadler, New Zealand rugby player b. 1914
  • 2014 – Bill Frank, American-Canadian football player b. 1938
  • 1996 – Veronica Guerin, Irish journalist b. 1958
  • 1274 – Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Persian scientist and writer b. 1201
                                     

3. Holidays and observances

  • Jose Maria Robles Hurtado one of Saints of the Cristero War
  • Josemaria Escriva
  • Jeremiah Lutheran
  • Vigilius of Trent
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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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