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On This Day

Today is 24 November 2017, and this is some of what happened.

Events

380 - Theodosius I makes his adventus, or formal entry, into Constantinople.
1227 - Polish Prince Leszek the White is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at Gasawa.
1248 - In the middle of the night a mass on the north side of Mont Granier suddenly collapsed, in one of the largest historical rockslope failures known in Europe.
1429 - Hundred Years' War: Joan of Arc unsuccessfully besieges La Charité.
1542 - Battle of Solway Moss: An English army defeats a much larger Scottish force near the River Esk in Dumfries and Galloway.
1642 - Abel Tasman becomes the first European to discover the island Van Diemen's Land (later renamed Tasmania).
1835 - The Texas Provincial Government authorizes the creation of a horse-mounted police force called the Texas Rangers (which is now the Texas Ranger Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety).
1850 - Danish troops defeat a Schleswig-Holstein force in the town of Lottorf, Schleswig-Holstein.
1859 - Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species.
1863 - American Civil War: Battle of Lookout Mountain: Near Chattanooga, Tennessee, Union forces under General Ulysses S. Grant capture Lookout Mountain and begin to break the Confederate siege of the city led by General Braxton Bragg.
1877 - Anna Sewell's animal welfare novel Black Beauty is published.
1906 - A 13-6 victory by the Massillon Tigers over their rivals, the Canton Bulldogs, for the "Ohio League" Championship, leads to accusations that the championship series was fixed and results in the first major scandal in professional American football.
1917 - In Milwaukee, nine members of the Milwaukee Police Department are killed by a bomb, the most deaths in a single event in U.S. police history until the September 11 attacks in 2001.
1922 - Nine Irish Republican Army members are executed by an Irish Free State firing squad. Among them is author Robert Erskine Childers, who had been arrested for illegally carrying a revolver.
1932 - In Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.
1935 - The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its second congress.
1940 - World War II: The First Slovak Republic becomes a signatory to the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis powers.
1941 - World War II: The United States grants Lend-Lease to the Free French Forces.
1943 - World War II: The USS Liscome Bay is torpedoed near Tarawa and sinks, killing 650 men.
1944 - World War II: The 73rd Bombardment Wing launches the first attack on Tokyo from the Northern Mariana Islands.
1950 - The "Storm of the Century", a violent snowstorm, takes shape on this date before paralyzing the northeastern United States and the Appalachians the next day, bringing winds up to 100 mph and sub-zero temperatures. Pickens, West Virginia, records 57 inches of snow. Three hundred fifty-three people would die as a result of the storm.
1962 - The West Berlin branch of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany forms a separate party, the Socialist Unity Party of West Berlin.
1962 - The influential British satirical television programme That Was the Week That Was is first broadcast.
1963 - In the first live, televised murder, Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin of President John F. Kennedy, is murdered two days after the assassination, by Jack Ruby in the basement of Dallas police department headquarters.
1965 - Joseph-Désiré Mobutu seizes power in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and becomes President; he rules the country (which he renames Zaire in 1971) for over 30 years, until being overthrown by rebels in 1997.
1966 - Bulgarian TABSO Flight 101 crashes near Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, killing all 82 people on board.
1969 - Apollo program: The Apollo 12 command module splashes down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the second manned mission to land on the Moon.
1971 - During a severe thunderstorm over Washington state, a hijacker calling himself Dan Cooper (aka D. born Cooper) parachutes from a Northwest Orient Airlines plane with $200,000 in ransom money. He has never been found.
1973 - A national speed limit is imposed on the Autobahn in Germany because of the 1973 oil crisis. The speed limit lasts only four months.
1974 - Donald Johanson and Tom Gray discover the 40% complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton, nicknamed "Lucy" (after The Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"), in the Awash Valley of Ethiopia's Afar Depression.
2012 - A fire at a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, kills at least 112 people.
2013 - Iran signs an interim agreement with the P5+1 countries, limiting its nuclear program in exchange for reduced sanctions.
2015 - A Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet is shot down by the Turkish Air Force over the Syria/Turkey border, killing one of the two pilots; a Russian marine is also killed during a subsequent rescue effort.
2015 - A terrorist attack on a hotel in Al-Arish, Egypt, kills at least seven people and injures 12 others.
2015 - An explosion on a bus carrying Tunisian Presidential Guard personnel in Tunisia's capital Tunis leaves at least 14 people dead.

Births

1273 - Alphonso, Earl of Chester (died 1284)
1394 - Charles, Duke of Orléans (died 1465)
1420 - John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English knight and politician (died 1473)
1583 - Juan Martínez de Jáuregui y Aguilar, Spanish poet and painter (died 1641)
1583 - Philip Massinger, English dramatist (died 1640)
1594 - Henry Grey, 10th Earl of Kent, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire (died 1651)
1615 - Philip William, Elector Palatine, Bavarian son of Magdalene of Bavaria (died 1690)
1630 - Étienne Baluze, French scholar and academic (died 1718)
1632 - Baruch Spinoza, Dutch philosopher and scholar (died 1677)
1655 - Charles XI of Sweden (died 1697)
1690 - Charles Theodore Pachelbel, German-American organist and composer (died 1750)
1712 - Charles-Michel de l'Épée, French priest and educator (died 1789)
1712 - Ali II ibn Hussein, Tunisian ruler (died 1782)
1713 - Junípero Serra, Spanish priest and missionary (died 1784)
1713 - Laurence Sterne, Irish-English priest and author (died 1768)
1724 - Maria Amalia of Saxony (died 1760)
1729 - Alexander Suvorov, Russian field marshal (died 1800)
1745 - Maria Luisa of Spain (died 1792)
1774 - Thomas Dick, Scottish minister, author, and educator (died 1857)
1784 - Zachary Taylor, American general and politician, 12th President of the United States (died 1850)
1801 - Ludwig Bechstein, German author and poet (died 1860)
1806 - William Webb Ellis, English priest, created Rugby football (died 1872)
1811 - Ulrich Ochsenbein, Swiss lawyer and politician, President of the Swiss National Council (died 1890)
1812 - Xavier Hommaire de Hell, French geographer and engineer (died 1848)
1815 - Grace Darling, English lighthouse keeper (died 1842)
1826 - Carlo Collodi, Italian journalist and author (died 1890)
1833 - Antoine Labelle, Canadian priest (died 1891)
1849 - Frances Hodgson Burnett, English-American author and playwright (died 1924)
1857 - Miklós Kovács, Hungarian-Slovene poet and songwriter (died 1937)
1859 - Cass Gilbert, American architect, designed the United States Supreme Court Building and Woolworth Building (died 1934)
1864 - Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter and illustrator (died 1901)
1867 - Scott Joplin, American pianist and composer (died 1917)
1869 - Óscar Carmona, Portuguese field marshal and politician, 11th President of Portugal (died 1951)
1873 - Julius Martov, Russian politician (died 1923)
1874 - Charles William Miller, Brazilian footballer and referee (died 1953)
1876 - Walter Burley Griffin, American architect and urban planner, designed Canberra (died 1937)
1877 - Alben W. Barkley, American lawyer and politician, 35th Vice President of the United States (died 1956)
1877 - Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian police officer (died 1941)
1881 - Al Christie, Canadian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (died 1951)
1882 - Nikolai Janson, Russian politician (died 1938)
1884 - Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Ukrainian-Israeli historian and politician, 2nd President of Israel (died 1963)
1885 - Theodor Altermann, Estonian actor, director, and producer (died 1915)
1885 - Christian Wirth, German SS officer (died 1944)
1886 - Margaret Caroline Anderson, American publisher, founded The Little Review (died 1973)
1887 - Raoul Paoli, French boxer and rower (died 1960)
1887 - Erich von Manstein, German field marshal (died 1973)
1888 - Dale Carnegie, American author and educator (died 1955)
1888 - Fredrick Willius, American cardiologist and author (died 1972)
1893 - Charles F. Hurley, American soldier and politician, 54th Governor of Massachusetts (died 1946)
1894 - Herbert Sutcliffe, English cricketer and businessman (died 1978)
1895 - Esther Applin, American geologist and paleontologist (died 1972)
1897 - Lucky Luciano, Italian-American mob boss (died 1962)
1899 - Ward Morehouse, American author, playwright, and critic (died 1966)
1904 - Albert Ross Tilley, Canadian captain and surgeon (died 1988)
1908 - Libertad Lamarque, Argentinian actress and singer (died 2000)
1910 - Larry Siemering, American football player and coach (died 2009)
1911 - Kirby Grant, American actor (died 1985)
1911 - Joe Medwick, American baseball player and manager (died 1975)
1912 - Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher and academic (died 1993)
1912 - Garson Kanin, American director and screenwriter (died 1999)
1912 - Joan Sanderson, English actress (died 1992)
1912 - Charles Schneeman, American soldier and illustrator (died 1972)
1912 - Barbara Sheldon, American actress (died 2007)
1912 - Teddy Wilson, American pianist and educator (died 1986)
1913 - Howard Duff, American actor, director, and producer (died 1990)
1913 - Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish-American actress (died 2005)
1916 - Forrest J Ackerman, American soldier and author (died 2008)
1917 - Shabtai Rosenne, English-Israeli academic, jurist, and diplomat (died 2010)
1919 - David Kossoff, English actor and screenwriter (died 2005)
1921 - John Lindsay, American lawyer and politician, 103rd Mayor of New York City (died 2000)
1922 - Claus Moser, Baron Moser, German-English statistician and academic (died 2015)
1924 - Lorne Munroe, Canadian-American cellist and educator
1925 - William F. Buckley, Jr., American publisher and author, founded the National Review (died 2008)
1925 - Simon van der Meer, Dutch-Swiss physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (died 2011)
1926 - Tsung-Dao Lee, Chinese-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1927 - Ahmadou Kourouma, Ivorian-French author and playwright (died 2003)
1927 - Alfredo Kraus, Spanish tenor (died 1999)
1929 - Franciszek Kokot, Polish nephrologist and endocrinologist
1929 - George Moscone, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 37th Mayor of San Francisco (died 1978)
1930 - Bob Friend, American baseball player and politician
1931 - Arthur Chaskalson, South African lawyer and judge, 18th Chief Justice of South Africa (died 2012)
1932 - Fred Titmus, English cricketer and coach (died 2011)
1933 - John Sheridan, English rugby player and coach (died 2012)
1934 - Alfred Schnittke, German-Russian journalist and composer (died 1998)
1935 - Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bahraini politician, Prime Minister of Bahrain
1935 - Ron Dellums, American soldier and politician, 48th Mayor of Oakland
1935 - Mordicai Gerstein, American author, illustrator, and director
1938 - Willy Claes, Belgian conductor and politician, 8th Secretary General of NATO
1938 - David Newell, American actor and producer
1938 - Oscar Robertson, American basketball player and sportscaster
1938 - Charles Starkweather, American spree killer (died 1959)
1940 - Paul Tagliabue, American lawyer and businessman
1940 - Eric Wilson, Canadian author and educator
1941 - Pete Best, English drummer and songwriter (The Beatles and Lee Curtis and the All-Stars)
1941 - Donald "Duck" Dunn, American bass player, songwriter, and producer (Booker T. and the M.G.'s, The Mar-Keys, and The Blues Brothers) (died 2012)
1942 - Billy Connolly, Scottish comedian, actor, and singer (The Humblebums)
1942 - Marlin Fitzwater, American soldier and journalist, 17th White House Press Secretary
1942 - Andrew Stunell, English minister and politician
1943 - Dave Bing, American basketball player and politician, 70th Mayor of Detroit
1943 - Richard Tee, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Stuff) (died 1993)
1943 - Robin Williamson, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Incredible String Band)
1944 - Candy Darling, American model and actress (died 1974)
1944 - Ibrahim Gambari, Nigerian academic and diplomat, 9th Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs
1944 - Dan Glickman, American businessman and politician, 26th United States Secretary of Agriculture
1945 - Lee Michaels, American singer and keyboard player (The Sentinals)
1946 - Ted Bundy, American serial killer (died 1989)
1946 - Tony Clarkin, English guitarist and songwriter (Magnum and Hard Rain)
1946 - Penny Jordan, English author (died 2011)
1947 - Dwight Schultz, American actor
1947 - Dave Sinclair, English keyboard player (Caravan, Hatfield and the North, The Wilde Flowers, Matching Mole, and The Polite Force)
1948 - Spider Robinson, American-Canadian author and critic
1948 - Steve Yeager, American baseball player and coach
1949 - Shane Bourne, Australian comedian, actor, and television host
1949 - Ewen Cameron, Baron Cameron of Dillington, English politician
1949 - Sally Davies, English hematologist and academic
1949 - Linda Tripp, American civil servant
1950 - Roscoe Born, American actor
1950 - Bob Burns, American drummer and songwriter (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (died 2015)
1950 - Stanley Livingston, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1951 - Mimis Androulakis, Greek author and politician
1951 - Chet Edwards, American businessman and politician
1951 - Margaret Mountford, Irish lawyer and businesswoman
1951 - Graham Price, Egyptian-Welsh rugby player
1952 - Rachel Chagall, American actress
1952 - Norbert Haug, German journalist and businessman
1952 - Thierry Lhermitte, French actor, producer, and screenwriter
1952 - Jim Sheridan, Scottish politician
1953 - Glenn Withrow, American actor
1954 - Emir Kusturica, Serbian actor, director, and screenwriter
1954 - Margaret Wetherell, English psychologist and academic
1955 - Ian Botham, English cricketer, footballer, and sportscaster
1955 - Clem Burke, American drummer (Blondie, Ramones, The Adult Net, and The Romantics)
1955 - Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Swedish politician, Swedish Minister for Culture
1955 - Najib Mikati, Lebanese businessman and politician, 31st Prime Minister of Lebanon
1955 - Takashi Yuasa, Japanese lawyer and author
1956 - Sven Grünberg, Estonian singer-songwriter
1957 - Denise Crosby, American actress and producer
1957 - Edward Stourton, English journalist and author
1958 - Roy Aitken, Scottish footballer and manager
1958 - Alain Chabat, French actor and director
1958 - Margaret Curran, Scottish academic and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland
1959 - Todd Brooker, Canadian skier and sportscaster
1960 - Edgar Meyer, American bassist and composer (Strength in Numbers)
1960 - Amanda Wyss, American actress
1961 - Carlos Carnero, Spanish lawyer and politician
1961 - Arundhati Roy, Indian author and activist
1962 - John Kovalic, English author and illustrator
1962 - John Squire, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Stone Roses and The Seahorses)
1962 - Paul Thorburn, German-Welsh rugby player and manager
1962 - Ioannis Topalidis, Greek footballer and manager
1962 - Tracey Wickham, Australian swimmer
1964 - Garret Dillahunt, American actor
1964 - Tony Rombola, American guitarist (Godsmack and Another Animal)
1964 - Brad Sherwood, American actor and game show host
1965 - Shirley Henderson, Scottish actress and singer
1966 - Russell Watson, English tenor and actor
1967 - Henrik Brockmann, Danish singer-songwriter (Royal Hunt and Evil Masquerade)
1967 - Cal Eldred, American baseball player and sportscaster
1968 - Todd Beamer, American passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 (died 2001)
1968 - Bülent Korkmaz, Turkish footballer and manager
1969 - David Adeang, Nauruan lawyer and politician
1969 - Rob Nicholson, American bass player and songwriter (Cryptic Slaughter and Danzig)
1970 - Doug Brien, American football player
1970 - Julieta Venegas, American-Mexican singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1970 - Ashley Ward, English footballer and businessman
1971 - Brandon Molale, American actor and stuntman
1971 - Cosmas Ndeti, Kenyan runner
1971 - Keith Primeau, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach
1972 - Marek Lemsalu, Estonian footballer
1974 - Dave Aizer, American television host and producer
1974 - Stephen Merchant, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1974 - Machel Montano, Trinidadian singer-songwriter and producer (Xtatik)
1974 - Taro Yamamoto, Japanese actor and politician
1975 - Thomas Kohnstamm, American author
1976 - Christian Laflamme, Canadian ice hockey player
1976 - Chen Lu, Chinese figure skater
1977 - Colin Hanks, American actor, director, and producer
1977 - Olle Kärner, Estonian orienteer
1977 - Celaleddin Koçak, German-Turkish footballer
1978 - Katherine Heigl, American actress and producer
1979 - Joseba Llorente, Spanish footballer
1980 - Beth Phoenix, American wrestler
1982 - Ryan Fitzpatrick, American football player
1982 - Sean O'Loughlin, English rugby player
1982 - Damla Günay, Turkish archer
1983 - Dean Ashton, English footballer
1983 - Lars Eckert, German rugby player
1983 - Meredith Henderson, Canadian actress and producer
1983 - André Laurito, German footballer
1983 - José López, Venezuelan baseball player
1983 - Karine Vanasse, Canadian actress and producer
1984 - Maria Höfl-Riesch, German skier
1984 - Wolf Hudson, American porn actor and director
1985 - Julia Alexandratou, Greek model, actress, and singer
1985 - Tony Hunt, American football player
1986 - Pedro León, Spanish footballer
1986 - Mohamed Massaquoi, American football player
1990 - Sarah Hyland, American actress and producer
1990 - Tom Odell, English singer-songwriter
1992 - Sergei Kulbach, Ukrainian figure skater
1993 - Ivi Adamou, Cypriot-Greek singer-songwriter
1993 - Joe Pigott, English footballer
1994 - Nabil Bentaleb, Algerian footballer
1994 - Reece Mastin, English-Australian singer-songwriter
2003 - Charlotte Cleverley-Bisman, New Zealand meningococcal disease survivor

Deaths

654 - Emperor Kotoku of Japan (born 596)
1072 - Bagrat IV of Georgia (born 1018)
1265 - Magnus Olafsson, Manx king
1326 - Hugh Despenser the Younger, English courtier (born 1296)
1468 - Jean de Dunois, French soldier (born 1402)
1531 - Johannes Oecolampadius, German theologian and reformer (born 1482)
1572 - John Knox, Scottish pastor and theologian (born 1510)
1583 - René de Birague, French cardinal (born 1506)
1615 - Sethus Calvisius, German composer and theorist (born 1556)
1650 - Manuel Cardoso, Portuguese organist and composer (born 1566)
1675 - Guru Tegh Bahadur, Indian guru (born 1621)
1722 - Johann Adam Reincken, Dutch-German organist and composer (born 1623)
1741 - Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (born 1688)
1770 - Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian and author (born 1685)
1775 - Lorenzo Ricci, Italian religious leader, 18th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (born 1703)
1781 - James Caldwell, American minister (born 1734)
1793 - Clément Charles François de Laverdy, French lawyer and politician, French Minister of Finance (born 1723)
1801 - Franz Moritz von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (born 1725)
1807 - Joseph Brant, American tribal leader (born 1742)
1848 - William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born 1779)
1870 - Comte de Lautréamont, Uruguayan-French poet and author (born 1846)
1885 - Nicolás Avellaneda, Argentinian journalist and politician, 8th President of Argentina (born 1837)
1890 - August Belmont, German-American banker and politician, 16th United States Ambassador to the Netherlands (born 1816)
1916 - Hiram Maxim, American-English engineer, invented the Maxim gun (born 1840)
1920 - Lado Aleksi-Meskhishvili, Georgian actor and director (born 1857)
1920 - Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian author and poet (born 1854)
1922 - Robert Erskine Childers, Irish soldier, journalist, and author (born 1870)
1929 - Georges Clemenceau, French physician, publisher, and politician, 72nd Prime Minister of France (born 1841)
1936 - Lucio Godina, Filipino conjoined twin (born 1908)
1943 - Doris Miller, American soldier and chef, Medal of Honor recipient (born 1919)
1948 - Anna Jarvis, American founder of Mother's Day (born 1864)
1956 - Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (born 1920)
1957 - Diego Rivera, Mexican painter and sculptor (born 1886)
1958 - Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, English lawyer and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Nobel Prize laureate (born 1864)
1959 - Dally Messenger, Australian rugby player, cricketer, and sailor (born 1883)
1960 - Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (born 1882)
1961 - Ruth Chatterton, American actress and singer (born 1893)
1963 - Lee Harvey Oswald, American assassin of John F. Kennedy (born 1939)
1964 - Herbert Johanson, Estonian architect (born 1884)
1965 - Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti ruler (born 1895)
1967 - Louis Fratto, American gangster (born 1908)
1968 - D. A. Levy, American poet and publisher (born 1942)
1973 - John Neihardt, American author and poet (born 1881)
1980 - Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (born 1897)
1980 - George Raft, American actor, singer, and dancer (born 1895)
1980 - Henrietta Hill Swope, American astronomer and academic (born 1902)
1982 - Barack Obama, Sr., Kenyan economist and academic (born 1936)
1985 - Big Joe Turner, American singer (born 1911)
1987 - Jehane Benoît, Canadian journalist and author (born 1904)
1990 - Juan Manuel Bordeu, Argentinian race car driver (born 1934)
1990 - Fred Shero, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (born 1925)
1990 - Dodie Smith, English author and playwright (born 1896)
1990 - Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer (born 1910)
1990 - Bülent Arel, Turkish-American composer and educator (born 1919)
1991 - Eric Carr, American drummer and songwriter (KISS) (born 1950)
1991 - Freddie Mercury, Zanzibari-English singer-songwriter and producer (Queen and Ibex) (born 1946)
1993 - Albert Collins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (born 1932)
1995 - Eduard Ole, Estonian-Swedish painter (born 1898)
1996 - Sorley MacLean, Scottish soldier and poet (born 1911)
1997 - Barbara, French singer-songwriter and actress (born 1930)
1999 - Hilary Minster, English actor (born 1944)
2001 - Melanie Thornton, American-German singer (La Bouche) (born 1967)
2002 - John Rawls, American philosopher, author, and academic (born 1921)
2003 - Snowflake, Spanish gorilla (born 1964)
2003 - Warren Spahn, American baseball player and coach (born 1921)
2004 - Arthur Hailey, English-Canadian journalist and author (born 1920)
2004 - Joseph Hansen, American author and poet (born 1923)
2004 - James Wong, Chinese actor and songwriter (born 1940)
2005 - Pat Morita, American actor, singer, and screenwriter (born 1932)
2006 - Juice Leskinen, Finnish singer-songwriter (born 1950)
2006 - George W. S. Trow, American author, playwright, and critic (born 1943)
2007 - Casey Calvert, American guitarist (Hawthorne Heights) (born 1981)
2008 - Kenny MacLean, Scottish-Canadian bass player and songwriter (Platinum Blonde) (born 1956)
2008 - Cecil H. Underwood, American educator and politician, 25th Governor of West Virginia (born 1922)
2009 - Chan Hung-lit, Chinese actor and director (born 1943)
2009 - Abe Pollin, American businessman and philanthropist (born 1923)
2009 - Samak Sundaravej, Thai politician, 25th Prime Minister of Thailand (born 1935)
2009 - Jun Ross, Filipino basketball player (born 1949)
2010 - Huang Hua, Chinese translator and politician, 5th Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China (born 1913)
2012 - Héctor Camacho, Puerto Rican boxer and singer (born 1962)
2012 - Antoine Kohn, Luxembourgian footballer and manager (born 1933)
2012 - Tony Leblanc, Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter (born 1922)
2012 - Jimmy Stewart, American baseball player and manager (born 1939)
2012 - Nicholas Turro, American chemist and academic (born 1938)
2012 - Ernie Warlick, American football player and sportscaster (born 1932)
2013 - Matthew Bucksbaum, American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded General Growth Properties (born 1926)
2013 - Arnaud Coyot, French cyclist (born 1980)
2013 - Lou Hyndman, Canadian lawyer and politician (born 1935)
2013 - June Keithley, Filipino actress and journalist (born 1947)
2013 - Jean King, American politician, 6th Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii (born 1925)
2013 - Robin Leigh-Pemberton, Baron Kingsdown, English banker and politician, Governor of the Bank of England (born 1927)
2013 - Matti Ranin, Finnish actor (born 1926)
2014 - Jorge Herrera Delgado, Mexican engineer and politician (born 1961)
2014 - Murli Deora, Indian politician, Indian Minister of Corporate Affairs (born 1937)
2014 - Peter Henderson, New Zealand rugby player (born 1926)
2014 - Viktor Tikhonov, Russian ice hockey player and coach (born 1930)
2015 - Robert Ford, English general (born 1923)
2015 - John Forrester, English historian and philosopher (born 1949)
2015 - Quincy Monk, American football player (born 1979)
2015 - Heinz Oberhummer, Austrian physicist, astronomer, and academic (born 1941)
2015 - Douglas W. Shorenstein, American businessman (born 1955)


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