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This Day In History - October 16

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October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 76 days remaining until the end of the year.

Events

456 – Magister militum Ricimer defeats Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the Western Roman Empire.
1384 – Jadwiga is crowned King of Poland, although she is a woman.
1590 – Carlo Gesualdo, composer, Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza, murders his wife, Donna Maria d’Avalos, and her lover Fabrizio Carafa, the Duke of Andria at the Palazzo San Severo in Naples.
1780 – Royalton, Vermont and Tunbridge, Vermont are the last major raids of the American Revolutionary War.
1781 – George Washington captures Yorktown, Virginia after the Siege of Yorktown.
1793 – Marie Antoinette, widow of Louis XVI, is guillotined at the height of the French Revolution.
1793 – The Battle of Wattignies ends in a French victory.
1813 – The Sixth Coalition attacks Napoleon Bonaparte in the Battle of Leipzig.
1834 – Much of the ancient structure of the Palace of Westminster in London burns to the ground.
1841 – Queen’s University is founded in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
1843 – Sir William Rowan Hamilton comes up with the idea of quaternions, a non-commutative extension of complex numbers.
1846 – William T. G. Morton first demonstrated ether anesthesia at the Massachusetts General Hospital in the Ether Dome.
1859 – John Brown leads a raid on Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
1869 – The Cardiff Giant, one of the most famous American hoaxes, is “discovered”.
1869 – Girton College, Cambridge is founded, becoming England’s first residential college for women.
1875 – Brigham Young University is founded in Provo, Utah.
1882 – The Nickel Plate Railroad opens for business.
1905 – The Partition of Bengal in India takes place.
1906 – The Captain of Köpenick fools the city hall of Köpenick and several soldiers by impersonating a Prussian officer.
1916 – In Brooklyn, New York, Margaret Sanger opens the first family planning clinic in the United States.
1923 – The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy Disney.
1934 – Chinese Communists begin the Long March; it ended a year and four days later, by which time Mao Zedong had regained his title as party chairman.
1939 – World War II: First attack on British territory by the German Luftwaffe.
1940 – Holocaust: The Warsaw Ghetto is established.
1944 – Wally Walrus, Woody Woodpecker’s first steady foil, was debuted at the The Beach Nut, a Walter Lantz’s cartoon.
1945 – The Food and Agriculture Organization is founded in Quebec City, Canada.
1946 – Nuremberg Trials: Execution of the convicted Nazi leaders of the Main Trial.
1949 – Nikolaos Zachariadis, leader of the Communist Party of Greece, announces a “temporary cease-fire”, effectively ending the Greek Civil War.
1949 – The diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and the German Democratic Republic are established.
1951 – The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, is assassinated in Rawalpindi.
1962 – The Cuban missile crisis between the United States, Cuba, and the Soviet Union begins when US President John F. Kennedy is shown photographs of missile sites in Cuba.
1964 – China detonates its first nuclear weapon.
1964 – Soviet leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Alexei Kosygin are inaugurated as General Secretary of the CPSU and Premier, respectively and the collective leadership is established.
1968 – United States athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos are kicked off the US team for participating in the 1968 Olympics Black Power salute.
1968 – Kingston, Jamaica is rocked by the Rodney Riots, inspired by the barring of Walter Rodney from the country.
1970 – In response to the October Crisis terrorist kidnapping, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau of Canada invokes the War Measures Act.
1973 – Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1975 – The Balibo Five, a group of Australian television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesian troops.
1975 – Rahima Banu, a two-year old girl from the village of Kuralia in Bangladesh, is the last known person to be infected with naturally occurring smallpox.
1975 – The Australian Coalition opposition parties using their senate majority, vote to defer the decision to grant supply of funds for the Whitlam Government’s annual budget, sparking the 1975 Australian constitutional crisis.
1978 – Karol Wojtyla is elected Pope John Paul II after the October 1978 Papal conclave, the first non-Italian pontiff since 1523.
1978 – Wanda Rutkiewicz is the first Pole and the first European woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
1984 – The Bill debuted on ITV, eventually becoming the longest-running police procedural in British television history.
1984 – Desmond Tutu is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1986 – Reinhold Messner becomes the first person to summit all 14 Eight-thousanders.
1991 – Luby’s massacre: George Hennard runs amok in Killeen, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 20 in Luby’s Cafeteria.
1993 – Anti-Nazism riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching the British National Party headquarters.
1995 – The Million Man March occurs in Washington, D.C.
1995 – The Skye Bridge is opened.
1996 – 84 people are killed and more than 180 injured as 47,000 football fans attempt to squeeze into the 36,000-seat Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala City.
1998 – Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a warrant from Spain requesting his extradition on murder charges.
2002 – Bibliotheca Alexandrina in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, is officially inaugurated.
2006 – Hawaii earthquake: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake rocks Hawaii, causing property damage, injuries, landslides, power outages, and the closure of Honolulu International Airport.
2012 – The extrasolar planet Alpha Centauri Bb is discovered.

Births

1396 – William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English admiral (d. 1450)
1430 – James II of Scotland (d. 1460)
1483 – Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)
1535 – Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)
1620 – Pierre Paul Puget, French painter and sculptor (d. 1694)
1679 – Jan Dismas Zelenka, Czech composer (d. 1745)
1710 – Andreas Hadik, Austrian-Hungarian general (d. 1790)
1714 – Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (d. 1795)
1726 – Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (d. 1801)
1729 – Pierre van Maldere, Belgian violinist and composer (d. 1768)
1751 – Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt (d. 1805)
1752 – Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, German theologian (d. 1827)
1754 – Morgan Lewis, American politician, 3rd Governor of New York (d. 1844)
1758 – Noah Webster, American lexicographer and author (d. 1843)
1762 – Paul Hamilton, American politician, 42nd Governor of South Carolina (d. 1816)
1789 – William Burton, American physician and politician, 39th Governor of Delaware (d. 1866)
1795 – William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (d. 1876)
1802 – Isaac Murphy, American politician, 8th Governor of Arkansas (d. 1882)
1804 – Benjamin Russell, American painter (d. 1885)
1806 – William P. Fessenden, American politician (d. 1869)
1815 – Francis Lubbock, American politician, 9th Governor of Texas (d. 1905)
1819 – Austin F. Pike, American politician (d. 1886)
1840 – Kuroda Kiyotaka, Japanese politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1900)
1841 – Itō Hirobumi, Japanese politician, 1st Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1909)
1854 – Karl Kautsky, Czech-German theoretician (d. 1938)
1854 – Oscar Wilde, Irish author, poet, and playwright (d. 1900)
1855 – Samedbey Mehmandarov, Russian general (d. 1931)
1861 – J. B. Bury, Irish historian and scholar (d. 1927)
1863 – Austen Chamberlain, English politician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1937)
1869 – Claude H. Van Tyne, American historian and author (d. 1930)
1872 – Walter Buckmaster, English polo player (d. 1942)
1876 – Jimmy Sinclair, South African cricketer and rugby player (d. 1913)
1880 – Wilhelm Anderson, Baltic German astrophysicist (d. 1940)
1881 – William Orthwein, American swimmer and water polo player (d. 1955)
1883 – Vasiliki Maliaros, Greek actress (d. 1973)
1884 – Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)
1885 – Alfred Braunschweiger, German diver (d. 1952)
1886 – David Ben-Gurion, Israeli politician, 1st Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1973)
1888 – Eugene O’Neill, American playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1953)
1888 – Paul Popenoe, American founder of relationship counseling (d. 1979)
1890 – Michael Collins, Irish politician (d. 1922)
1890 – Maria Goretti, Italian martyr and saint (d. 1902)
1890 – Paul Strand, American photographer (d. 1975)
1897 – Louis de Cazenave, French soldier and super-centenarian (d. 2008)
1898 – William O. Douglas, American jurist (d. 1980)
1900 – Edward Ardizzone, Vietnamese-English author and illustrator (d. 1979)
1900 – Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
1900 – Goose Goslin, American baseball player (d. 1971)
1903 – Cecile de Brunhoff, French author (d. 2003)
1905 – Ernst Kuzorra, German footballer (d. 1990)
1906 – León Klimovsky, Argentine director (d. 1996)
1908 – Olivia Coolidge, American and British author (d. 2006)
1908 – Enver Hoxha, Albanian politician, Prime Minister of Albania (d. 1985)
1912 – Clifford Hansen, American politician, 26th Governor of Wyoming (d. 2009)
1914 – Mohammed Zahir Shah, Afghan king (d. 2007)
1916 – George Turner, Australian author (d. 1997)
1917 – Alice Pearce, American actress (d. 1966)
1918 – Louis Althusser, French philosopher (d. 1990)
1918 – Tony Rolt, English race car driver (d. 2008)
1919 – Kathleen Winsor, American author (d. 2003)
1921 – Matt Batts, American baseball player and coach (d. 2013)
1921 – MacKenzie Miller, American horse trainer and breeder (d. 2010)
1922 – Max Bygraves, English actor and singer (d. 2012)
1922 – Leon Sullivan, American minister and activist (d. 2001)
1923 – Linda Darnell, American actress (d. 1965)
1923 – Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and composer (d. 1980)
1923 – Bill McLaren, Scottish sportscaster (d. 2010)
1925 – Angela Lansbury, English-American actress and singer
1926 – Charles Dolan, American businessman, founded Cablevision and HBO
1927 – Günter Grass, German author, poet, and illustrator, Nobel Prize laureate
1928 – Mary Daly, American philosopher and theologian (d. 2010)
1928 – Ann Morgan Guilbert, American actress
1929 – Fernanda Montenegro, Brazilian actress
1930 – Carmen Sevilla, Spanish actress
1931 – Charles Colson, American lawyer and author (d. 2012)
1931 – Valery Klimov, Russian violinist
1931 – Rosa Rosal, Filipino actress
1931 – P. W. Underwood, American football player and coach (d. 2013)
1932 – John Grant, English politician (d. 2000)
1932 – Henry Lewis, American bassist and conductor (d. 1996)
1932 – Lucien Paiement, Canadian doctor and politician (d. 2013)
1934 – Peter Ashdown, English race car driver
1936 – Peter Bowles, English actor
1936 – Andrei Chikatilo, Russian serial killer (d. 1994)
1936 – Akira Machida, Japanese judge
1938 – Nico, German singer-songwriter, model, and actress (d. 1988)
1938 – Carl Gunter, Jr., American politician (d. 1999)
1939 – Joe Dolan, Irish singer (d. 2007)
1940 – Barry Corbin, American actor
1940 – Dave DeBusschere, American basketball player (d. 2003)
1940 – Ivan Della Mea, Italian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and author (d. 2009)
1941 – Tim McCarver, American baseball player
1943 – Fred Turner, Canadian singer-songwriter and bass player (Bachman–Turner Overdrive and Brave Belt)
1944 – Kaizer Motaung, South African footballer and manager
1945 – Paul Monette, American author and poet (d. 1995)
1946 – Suzanne Somers, American actress
1947 – Terry Griffiths, Welsh snooker player
1947 – Bob Weir, American singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Grateful Dead, The Other Ones, Bobby and the Midnites, Kingfish, RatDog, Furthur, and The Dead)
1947 – David Zucker, American director
1948 – Hema Malini, Indian actress
1948 – Leo Mazzone, American baseball player and coach
1950 – Eleanor Lipman, American novelist
1952 – Christopher Cox, American politician
1952 – Cordell Mosson, American bass player (Parliament-Funkadelic) (d. 2013)
1952 – Ron Taylor, American actor (d. 2002)
1953 – Tony Carey, American keyboard player (Rainbow, Planet P Project, and Over the Rainbow)
1953 – Paulo Roberto Falcão, Brazilian footballer
1953 – Fred Ridgeway, Irish actor (d. 2012)
1953 – Al Sobotka, American sports manager
1953 – Martha Smith, American actress and model
1954 – Lorenzo Carcaterra, American writer
1954 – Serafino Ghizzoni, Italian rugby player
1954 – Corinna Harfouch, German actress
1954 – Stephen Mellor, American actor
1955 – Ellen Dolan, American actress
1956 – John Chavis, American football player and coach
1956 – Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah, Bangladeshi poet (d. 1992)
1958 – Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Greek singer
1958 – Tim Robbins, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1959 – Marc Collins-Rector, American businessman, founded Digital Entertainment Network
1959 – Brian Harper, American baseball player
1959 – Gary Kemp, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (Spandau Ballet)
1959 – Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonian composer
1960 – Bob Mould, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Hüsker Dü and Sugar)
1961 – Marc Levy, French author
1961 – Randy Vasquez, American actor
1962 – Flea, Australian-American bass player, songwriter, and actor (Red Hot Chili Peppers, What Is This?, Atoms for Peace, and Fear)
1962 – Manute Bol, Sudanese basketball player (d. 2010)
1962 – Ken Chinn, Canadian singer-songwriter (SNFU and Slaveco.)
1962 – Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Russian opera singer
1962 – Nico Lazaridis, German footballer
1963 – Brendan Kibble, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Bam Balams, Navahodads, and Vampire Lovers)
1964 – Shawn Little, Canadian politician (d. 2012)
1965 – Steve Lamacq, English radio host
1965 – Kang Kyung-ok, South Korean author
1965 – Tom Tolbert, American basketball player
1967 – Michael Laffy, Australian rules footballer
1967 – Davina McCall, English television host
1968 – Randall Batinkoff, American actor
1968 – Mark Lee, Singaporean actor and director
1968 – Elsa Zylberstein, French actress
1969 – Roy Hargrove, American trumpet player
1969 – Danny Hesp, Dutch footballer
1969 – Takao Ōmori, Japanese wrestler
1969 – Terri J. Vaughn, American actress
1969 – Wendy Wilson, American singer (Wilson Phillips)
1970 – Kazuyuki Fujita, Japanese wrestler and mixed martial artist
1970 – Mehmet Scholl, German footballer
1971 – Chad Gray, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Mudvayne and Hellyeah)
1972 – Adrianne Frost, American comedian, actress, and author
1972 – Darius Kasparaitis, Russian ice hockey player
1972 – Tomas Lindberg, Swedish singer-songwriter (At the Gates, Lock Up, Disfear, The Great Deceiver, Grotesque, The Crown, Skitsystem, and Liers in Wait)
1972 – Kordell Stewart, American football player
1973 – Justin Credible, American wrestler
1973 – María Eugenia Larraín, Chilean model
1973 – David Unsworth, English footballer
1974 – Aurela Gaçe, Albanian singer
1974 – Paul Kariya, Canadian ice hockey player
1975 – Mahmood Al Zarooni, Emirati horse rider and trainer
1975 – Ernesto Noel Aquino, Honduran footballer
1975 – Brynjar Gunnarsson, Icelandic footballer
1975 – Jacques Kallis, South African cricketer
1975 – Kellie Martin, American actress
1976 – Ryan Fitzgerald, Australian footballer
1977 – John Mayer, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (John Mayer Trio)
1978 – Ethan Luck, American guitarist and drummer (The O.C. Supertones, Demon Hunter, and Relient K)
1979 – Erin Brown, American actress
1980 – Sue Bird, American basketball player
1980 – Jeremy Jackson, American actor and singer
1980 – Timana Tahu, Australian rugby player
1981 – Ali B, Dutch rapper
1981 – Martin Halle, Danish footballer
1981 – Anthony Reyes, American baseball player
1981 – Caterina Scorsone, Canadian actress
1981 – Gregory Sedoc, Dutch hurdler
1982 – Pippa Black, Australian actress
1982 – Vincy Chan, Hong Kong singer
1982 – Frédéric Michalak, French rugby player
1982 – Cristian Riveros, Paraguayan footballer
1982 – Gareth McGrillen, Australian musician (Knife Party, Pendulum)
1982 – Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indian actor
1983 – Loreen, Swedish singer
1983 – Philipp Kohlschreiber, German tennis player
1984 – Melissa Lauren, French porn actress
1984 – Rachel Reilly, American reality constant on Big Brother
1984 – Shayne Ward, English singer
1985 – Verena Sailer, German sprinter
1985 – Casey Stoner, Australian motorcycle racer
1986 – Inna, Romanian singer-songwriter and dancer
1986 – Nicky Adams, Welsh footballer
1986 – Derk Boerrigter, Dutch footballer
1986 – Craig Pickering, English sprinter
1988 – Zoltán Stieber, Hungarian footballer
1990 – Jóhanna Guðrún Jónsdóttir, Icelandic singer
1990 – Amina Satō, Japanese singer (AKB48)
1991 – John and Edward Grimes (twins), Irish singers
1992 – Viktorija Golubic, Swiss tennis player
1992 – Bryce Harper, American baseball player
2003 – Princess Kritika of Nepal

Deaths

1333 – Antipope Nicholas V (b. 1260)
1355 – Louis, King of Sicily (b. 1337)
1553 – Lucas Cranach the Elder, German painter (b. 1472)
1555 – Hugh Latimer, English bishop (b. 1487)
1555 – Nicholas Ridley, English bishop (b. 1500)
1591 – Pope Gregory XIV (b. 1535)
1594 – William Allen, English cardinal (b. 1532)
1621 – Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer (b. 1562)
1628 – François de Malherbe, French poet and critic (b. 1555)
1649 – Isaac van Ostade, Dutch painter (b. 1621)
1655 – Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and theorist (b. 1591)
1680 – Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian-Austrian general (b. 1609)
1730 – Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, French-American explorer and politician, founded Detroit (b. 1658)
1750 – Sylvius Leopold Weiss, German composer and lutenist (b. 1687)
1755 – Gerard Majella, Italian saint (b. 1725)
1774 – Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet (b. 1750)
1679 – Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, English soldier and politician (b. 1621)
1781 – Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, English navy officer (b. 1705)
1791 – Grigory Potemkin, Russian general and statesman (b. 1739)
1793 – Marie Antoinette, Austrian wife of Louis XVI of France (b. 1755)
1793 – John Hunter, Scottish doctor and philosopher (b. 1728)
1796 – Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia (b. 1726)
1810 – Nachman of Breslov, Ukrainian religious leader, founder of Breslov Hasidic movement (b. 1772)
1822 – Eva Marie Veigel, Austrian dancer (b. 1724)
1865 – Andrés Bello, Venezuelan poet, lawmaker, philosopher, and sociologist (b. 1781)
1877 – Théodore Barrière, French playwright (b. 1823)
1888 – John Wentworth, American politician, 21st Mayor of Chicago (b. 1815)
1908 – Joseph Leycester Lyne, English preacher (b. 1837)
1909 – Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, Sorbian writer (b. 1856)
1913 – Ralph Rose, American track and field athlete (b. 1885)
1937 – Jean de Brunhoff, French poet and playwright (b. 1899)
1946 – Nuremberg trial executions of the Main Trial:
Hans Frank, German lawyer (b. 1900)
Wilhelm Frick, German nazi official (b. 1877)
Alfred Jodl, German military officer (b. 1890)
Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian SS officer (b. 1903)
Wilhelm Keitel, German military officer (b. 1882)
Alfred Rosenberg, Nazi ideologist (b. 1893)
Fritz Sauckel, German politician (b. 1894)
Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian lawyer and politician (b. 1892)
Julius Streicher, German propagandist (b. 1887)
Joachim von Ribbentrop, German politician (b. 1893)
1951 – Liaquat Ali Khan, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Pakistan (b 1895)
1952 – Ghulam Bhik Nairang, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and poet (b. 1876)
1956 – Jules Rimet, French football administrator, 3rd President of FIFA (b. 1873)
1959 – Minor Hall, American drummer (b. 1897)
1959 – George Marshall, American military officer and politician, 50th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1880)
1962 – Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher and poet (b. 1884)
1964 – Patsy Callighen, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1906)
1966 – George O’Hara, American actor (b. 1899)
1968 – Ellis Kinder, American baseball player (b. 1914)
1971 – Robin Boyd, Australian architect (b. 1919)
1972 – Nick Begich, American politician (b. 1932)
1972 – Hale Boggs, American politician (b. 1914)
1972 – Leo G. Carroll, English actor (b. 1886)
1973 – Gene Krupa, American drummer and composer (b. 1909)
1974 – Chembai, Indian singer (b. 1895)
1975 – Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1885)
1978 – Dan Dailey, American actor (b. 1913)
1979 – Johan Borgen, Norwegian author (b. 1903)
1981 – Moshe Dayan, Israeli general (b. 1915)
1981 – Eugene Eisenmann, Panamanian-American ornithologist (b. 1906)
1982 – Mario Del Monaco, Italian tenor (b. 1915)
1983 – Kelso, American race horse (b. 1957)
1983 – Jakov Gotovac, Croatian composer (b. 1895)
1986 – Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist and pianist (b. 1921)
1989 – Walter Farley, American author (b. 1915)
1989 – Scott O’Dell, American author (b. 1898)
1989 – Cornel Wilde, American actor (b. 1915)
1990 – Art Blakey, American drummer and bandleader (b. 1919)
1990 – Jorge Bolet, Cuban-American pianist (b. 1914)
1991 – Ole Beich, Danish bass player (Guns n Roses and L.A. Guns) (b. 1955)
1992 – Shirley Booth, American actress (b. 1898)
1996 – Jason Bernard, American actor (b. 1938)
1996 – Eric Malpass, English author (b. 1910)
1997 – Audra Lindley, American actress (b. 1918)
1997 – James A. Michener, American author (b. 1907)
1998 – Jon Postel, American computer scientist (b. 1943)
1999 – Jean Shepherd, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1921)
2000 – Mel Carnahan, American politician, 51st Governor of Missouri (b. 1934)
2003 – Avni Arbaş, Turkish painter (b. 1919)
2003 – Stu Hart, Canadian wrestler (b. 1915)
2003 – László Papp, Hungarian boxer (b. 1926)
2004 – Pierre Salinger, American politician, 11th White House Press Secretary (b. 1925)
2005 – Elmer Dresslar, Jr., American voice actor and singer (b. 1925)
2005 – Ursula Howells, English actress (b. 1922)
2005 – Eugene Gordon Lee, American actor (b. 1933)
2005 – David Reilly, American singer-songwriter (God Lives Underwater) (b. 1971)
2006 – Ross Davidson, Scottish actor (b. 1949)
2006 – Tommy Johnson, American tuba player (b. 1935)
2006 – John Murra, Ukrainian-American anthropologist (b. 1916)
2006 – Valentín Paniagua, Peruvian politician (b. 1936)
2006 – Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (b. 1921)
2007 – Deborah Kerr, Scottish actress (b. 1921)
2007 – Toše Proeski, Macedonian singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1981)
2007 – Barbara West, English survivor of the Sinking of the RMS Titanic (b. 1911)
2010 – Eyedea, American rapper and producer (Eyedea & Abilities and Face Candy) (b. 1981)
2010 – Barbara Billingsley, American actress (b. 1915)
2011 – Dan Wheldon, English race car driver (b. 1978)
2012 – James Conte, American politician (b. 1959)
2012 – John A. Durkin, American politician (b. 1936)
2012 – Mario Gallegos, Jr., American politician (b. 1950)
2012 – Aleksandr Koshkyn, Russian boxer (b. 1959)
2012 – Bódog Török, Hungarian handball player and coach (b. 1923)
2012 – Eddie Yost, American baseball player and coach (b. 1926)

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