On This Day for 5th February

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 214

  • 816 Frankish emperor Louis grants archbishop Salzburg immunity

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1428 King Alfonso V, orders Sicily's Jews to attend conversion sermons

  • 1488 Roman catholic German emperor Maximilian I caught in Belgium
  • 1512 French troops under Gaston de Foix rescues Bologna

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1556 Kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • 1572 Beggars assault Oisterwijk Neth, drive nuns out
  • 1576 Henry of Navarre (later Henry IV of France) abjures Catholicism at Tours
  • 1597 A group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society.

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1631 Rhode Island, founder, Roger Williams arrives in Boston from England

Theologian and Colonist Roger Williams
Theologian and Colonist
Roger Williams
  • 1644 1st US livestock branding law passed, by Connecticut

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1649 Prince of Wales proclaimed King Charles II of Great Britian by Covenanter Parliament of Scotland

  • 1663 Charlevoix Earthquake in Quebec, felt strongly in New England
  • 1679 German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France
  • 1736 Methodists John & Charles Wesley arrive in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1777 Georgia becomes 1st US state to abolish both entail & primogeniture
  • 1778 Articles of Confederation ratified by 1st state, South Carolina
  • 1782 Spanish take Minorca (western Mediterranean) from British
  • 1783 Earthquakes ravage Calabria, killing 30,000
  • 1783 Sweden recognizes US independence
  • 1795 Zealand, Netherlands, surrenders to French general Michaud
  • 1817 1st US gas co incorporated, Baltimore (coal gas for street lights)
  • 1818 Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte ascends to the thrones of Sweden and Norway.
  • 1825 Hannah Lord Montague of NY creates 1st detachable shirt collar
  • 1831 Jan van Speijk blows up his gunboat in Antwerp, killing about 30
  • 1846 "Oregon Spectator" is 1st newspaper to be published on the West Coast
  • 1850 Adding machine employing depressible keys patented, New Paltz, NY
  • 1855 British government of Palmerston forms
  • 1859 Wallachia and Moldavia are united under Alexander John Cuza as the United Principalities.
  • 1861 Kinematoscope patented by Coleman Sellers, Phila
  • 1861 Louisiana delegation except Mr Bouligny withdraws from Congress (US Civil War)
  • 1864 Federals occupy Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1865 Battle of Hatcher's Run, VA (Armstrong's Mill, Dabney's Mill)
  • 1870 1st motion picture shown to a theater audience, Philadelphia
  • 1879 Joseph Swan demonstrates light bulb using carbon glow
  • 1881 Phoenix, Az incorporates
  • 1885 News of fall of Khartoum reaches London
  • 1885 King Leopold II of Belgium establishes the Congo as a personal colonial possession

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1887 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi
  • 1887 Snow falls on San Francisco
  • 1893 Alfred Naess skates world record 500m (49.4 sec)
  • 1894 Female suffrage organization in Amsterdam forms
  • 1897 Marcel Proust meets Jean Lorrain in a pistol duel
  • 1900 British troops under Gen Buller occupy Vaal Krantz, Natal
  • 1900 The United States and the United Kingdom sign treaty for Panama Canal
  • 1901 Loop-the-loop centrifugal RR (roller coaster) patented by Ed Prescot
  • 1901 Pierpont Morgan forms US Steel Corp
  • 1904 American occupation of Cuba ends

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1907 Arnold Schoenberg's 1st string quartet premieres in Vienna

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1911 Society of Dutch Composers forms in Amsterdam
  • 1916 Enrico Caruso recorded "O Solo Mio" for the Victor Talking Machine Co
  • 1917 Congress overrides Wilson's veto, curtailing Asian immigration
  • 1917 Morosco Theater opens at 217 W 45th St NYC (demolished 1982)

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1917 The last of the American troops commanded by General John Pershing leave Mexico; President Carranza will be assassinated within the next year

US WW1 Commander John J. Pershing
US WW1 Commander
John J. Pershing
  • 1918 1st US pilot to down an enemy airplane, Stephen W Thompson
  • 1918 Separation of church & state begins in USSR
  • 1919 NL pres John Heydler dismisses charges that Hal Chase bet against his team & threw games in collusion with gamblers
  • 1921 Yankees purchase 20 acres in Bronx for Yankee Stadium
  • 1922 Reader's Digest magazine 1st published
  • 1923 General mine strike against wage cuts in Saar
  • 1923 Mass arrests of socialists & communists in Italy
  • 1924 The Royal Greenwich Observatory begin broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal or the "BBC pips".
  • 1927 Buster Keaton's movie "The General" released & bombed
  • 1929 Jimmy Hatlo's "They'll Do It Every Time" cartoon debuts in SF
  • 1930 5th Aliyah to Israel begins
  • 1931 Maxine Dunlap becomes 1st US women to earn a glider pilot license
  • 1933 Marinus van der Lubbe passes Dutch/German boundary
  • 1936 National Wildlife Federation forms

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1937 1st Charlie Chaplin talkie, "Modern Times," released

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin

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1937 FDR proposes enlarging Supreme Court, "court packing" plan failed

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 1938 Hans Engnestangen skates world record 500m (41.8 sec)
  • 1938 3rd British Empire Games open in Sydney, Australia
  • 1940 Gen Winckelman replaces Gen Reijnders as Dutch supreme commander
  • 1940 Glenn Miller & his Orchestra record "Tuxedo Junction"
  • 1941 Dutch Premier De Geer returns from Lisbon to Netherlands
  • 1942 "Woman of the Year" starring Hepburn & Tracy opens at Radio City
  • 1942 Braves get Tommy Holmes from Yanks for Buddy Hassett & Gene Moore
  • 1943 Amsterdam resistance group CS-6 shoots nazi general Seyffardt
  • 1943 Clandestine Radio Atlantiksender, Germany, 1st transmission
  • 1944 358 RAF bombers attack Stettin
  • 1945 Big Racket becomes fastest race horse at 69t.6 kph (440 yd/20.8 s)

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1945 US troops under General Douglas MacArthur enter Manilla

WW2 General Douglas MacArthur
WW2 General
Douglas MacArthur
  • 1946 The Chondoist Chongu Party is founded in North Korea.
  • 1947 Bolewet Beirut becomes president of Poland
  • 1948 "Nature of Things" science show premieres on NBC prime time
  • 1948 Dick Button becomes 1st US figure skating Olympic champion
  • 1948 Gretchen Fraser becomes 1st US woman Olympic slalom champion
  • 1949 Huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chic
  • 1953 "Peter Pan" by Walt Disney opens at Roxy Theater, NYC
  • 1953 5th Emmy Awards: I Love Lucy, Thomas Mitchell & Helen Hayes win
  • 1953 Sweet rationing imposed in WWII ends in Britain
  • 1954 WCDC TV channel 19 in Adams, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 7th Winter Olympic games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1956 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Havana Golf Open

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1956 NY Mayor Robert Wagner & Bkln Boro Pres Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30M Brooklyn Sports Center Authority to build
  • 1957 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 2nd Piano Concert
  • 1958 Clifton R Wharton confirmed as 1st US black foreign minister (Romania)
  • 1958 Gamel Abdel Nasser nominated 1st president of United Arab Republic
  • 1958 Test Cricket debut of Lance Gibbs, WI v Pakistan, Port-of-Spain
  • 1958 Vanguard TV-3 back-up launches into Earth orbit; reaches 6 km

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 238

  • 976 Sanjō, Emperor of Japan (d. 1017)
  • 1505 Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572)
  • 1519 René of Châlon, (d. 1544)
  • 1534 Giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612)
  • 1589 Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright/poet
  • 1589 Esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet (d. 1669)
  • 1608 Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)
  • 1626 Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696)
  • 1662 Giuseppi Vignola, composer
  • 1703 Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (d. 1764)
  • 1711 Joseph Umstatt, composer

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1723 John Witherspoon, Gifford Scotland, president of the College of New Jersey (signed Declaration of Independence)

Presbyterian Minister John Witherspoon
Presbyterian Minister
John Witherspoon
  • 1725 James Otis, American lawyer and patriot (d. 1783)
  • 1732 Nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer
  • 1744 John Jeffries, colonial physician/meteorologist
  • 1748 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer/conductor/tutor of Beethoven
  • 1753 Coert L van Beyma thoe Kingma, Frisian regent/patriot
  • 1770 Alexandre Brongniart, mineralogist/geologist (Tertiary), born in Paris, France
  • 1775 Margaretha J de Neufville, author (Small Pligten)
  • 1784 Nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1818)
  • 1788 Karoly Kisfaludy, Hungarian literary (A Tat rok Magyarorsz gon)

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1788 Robert "Bobbie" Peel, British PM (1834-5; 41-46)/founder (British Conservative Party)/founder (Bobbies)

British Prime Minister Robert Peel
British Prime Minister
Robert Peel
  • 1795 Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist (d. 1871)
  • 1799 John Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany)
  • 1804 Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finland, poet
  • 1808 Carl Spitzweg, German painter (d. 1885)
  • 1810 Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist (d. 1880)
  • 1833 John Watkinson, founder of British Chess Magazine (oldest chess mag)
  • 1837 Dwight Lyman Moody, US, evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement)
  • 1840 Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle)
  • 1840 John Boyd Dunlop, Scotland, developer (pneumatic rubber tire)
  • 1848 Belle Starr [Myra Belle Shirley], US female outlaw (wild west)
  • 1848 Joris-Karl Huysmans, France, writer (Against the Grain)
  • 1848 Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean war hero (d. 1882)
  • 1856 Otto Brahm, German critic/founder (Neue Deutsche Rundschau)
  • 1862 Felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexico, composer
  • 1863 Armand Parent, composer
  • 1864 Carl Teike, composer
  • 1865 Harvey Worthington Loomis, composer
  • 1866 Arthur Keith, Persley Aberdeenshire, Scottish Anthropologist (human evolution)
  • 1866 Henri [Hendrik J] Hall, Dutch MP/comic (Put a Lid on it)
  • 1866 Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer
  • 1867 Casper A Lingbeek, vicar/Dutch MP (HSP, 1925..37)
  • 1868 Lodewijk Mortelmans, composer
  • 1871 Jovan Ducic, Serb poet (Blue Legends)
  • 1878 André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (d. 1935)
  • 1879 Edward Rigby, England, actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent)
  • 1881 Frederick Leonard Lonsdale, British playwright (Balkan Princess)
  • 1882 Felice Lattuada, composer
  • 1889 Elias Henry "Patsy" Hendren, cricketer (prolific England bat of 20's)
  • 1889 Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (1st Lancastrian to score 100 100's)
  • 1889 Ioan Dumitru Chirescu, composer

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1891 Elizabeth Ryan, Anaheim California, doubles tennis champ (6 time Wimbled)

Tennis Player Elizabeth Ryan
Tennis Player
Elizabeth Ryan
  • 1891 Karl L Schmidt, German/Swiss theologist (Urchristentum)
  • 1892 George Saiko, writer
  • 1893 Roman Ingarden, Polish philosopher (Studia philosophica)
  • 1897 Dirk U Stikker, director (Heineken)/Dutch foreign minister/NATO
  • 1900 Adlai E Stevenson, (Gov-D-Ill), pres candidate (D) (1952, 1956)
  • 1902 Bronislaw Kaper, composer
  • 1903 Ivan Galamian, Tabriz Persia, violinist
  • 1903 Joan Whitney Payson, owner (NY Mets & horse stables)
  • 1903 Nathaniel Owings, architect (Oak Ridge, TN; Sears), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1906 John Carradine, Greenwich Village NY, actor (Grapes of Wrath, Howling)
  • 1907 Jan Klaasesz, Dutch governor Suriname (1949-56)
  • 1907 Norton Simon, business executive (Simon & Schuster)
  • 1907 Pierre E J Pflimlin, premier France
  • 1908 Daisy and Violet Hilton, British conjoined twins (d. 1969)
  • 1909 Grazyna Bacewicz, composer
  • 1910 Martha van Och-Scholl, German/Dutch resistance fighter (WW II)
  • 1910 Francisco Varallo, Argentine footballer
  • 1910 Charles Leblond, Canadian Cell Biologist (d. 2007)
  • 1912 Willard Parker, actor (Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman), born in NYC, New York
  • 1912 Zoltan Pongracz, composer
  • 1913 Rozelle Claxton, pianist/arranger
  • 1914 Alan Hodgkin, British physicist (Nobel 1963)
  • 1914 William S Burroughs, novelist (Naked Lunch), born in St. Louis, Missouri

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1915 Robert Hofstadter, US atomic physicist

  • 1918 Charles J "Tim" Holt, US actor (Treasure of Sierra Madre)
  • 1918 Kara Abulfazogli Karayev, composer
  • 1918 Tim Holt, actor (Stagecoach, Hitler's Children), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1919 Andrea George Papandreou, Greek premier (1981-89, 93- )
  • 1919 Red Buttons, [Aaron Chwatt], Bronx comedian/actor (Sayonara), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920 Frank Muir, British comedian (d. 1998)
  • 1921 John M Pritchard, conductor, born in London, England
  • 1921 Ken Adam, British film production designer (James Bond sets), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1922 Bernard Kalb, spokesman (State Dept)/actor (Dave)
  • 1922 Alain de Changy, Belgian racing driver (d. 1994)
  • 1923 Stephen J Cannell, TV producer/writer
  • 1923 Claude King, American musician, (d. 2013)
  • 1924 Robert Lynn, anarchist
  • 1926 Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, publisher (NY Times), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 Robert Brown, Herbrides Is, actor (Here Come the Brides, Primus)
  • 1927 Val Dufour, actor (Eugenie Grandet, Another World), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1927 Ruth Fertel, American entrepreneur (d. 2002)
  • 1928 Andrew M Greeley, author/reverend
  • 1928 Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, middle east scholar
  • 1929 Fred Sinowatz, Austrian politician
  • 1929 Al Worthington, baseball player
  • 1932 Cesare Maldini - Italian footballer and manager
  • 1933 Jorn Donner, Helsinki Finland, director (Anna, Tenderness)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1826 US president Millard Fillmore (26) weds Abigail Powers (27)

13th US President Millard Fillmore
13th US President
Millard Fillmore

HeartWedding of Interest

1971 Actress Judi Dench (36) weds actor Michael Williams (35) at St Mary's Catholic Church in Hampstead, London

Actress Judi Dench
Actress
Judi Dench

HeartWedding of Interest

1990 Actor Rowan Atkinson (35) weds Sunetra Sastry in New York

Actor and Comedian Rowan Atkinson
Actor and Comedian
Rowan Atkinson
  • 2007 "Rudo y Cursi" Mexican actor Diego Luna (28) weds actress and model Camila Sodi (21) in Mexico City

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 123

  • 995 William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937)
  • 1520 Sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (b. 1493)
  • 1578 Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies
  • 1591 Gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies
  • 1658 Maria Margaretha van Angels, Dutch prioress at Oirschot, dies at 52
  • 1679 Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91
  • 1705 Jean Gilles, composer, dies at 37
  • 1705 Philipp Jakob Spener, German theologian (b. 1635)
  • 1721 James Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47
  • 1738 Georg Reidel, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1745 Coelestin Praelisauer, composer, dies at 49
  • 1754 Nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75
  • 1758 Bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45
  • 1766 Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705)
  • 1775 Eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian (b. 1692)
  • 1790 William Cullen, Scottish physician and chemist (b. 1710)
  • 1807 Pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter, dies at 80
  • 1812 Franz Schneider, composer, dies at 74
  • 1822 Ali Pasha of Janina, (Napoleon, Lord Byron), dies at about 77
  • 1825 Pierre Gaveaux, composer, dies at 64
  • 1831 John CJ van Speijk, commits suicide at 29
  • 1838 Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62
  • 1867 Salomon Munk, published Arabic edition of Maimounides, dies

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1881 Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85

Historian and Essayist Thomas Carlyle
Historian and Essayist
Thomas Carlyle
  • 1888 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49
  • 1892 Emilie Flygare-Carlén, Swedish novelist (b. 1807)
  • 1897 Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42
  • 1907 Ludwig Thuille, composer, dies at 45
  • 1911 Petrus A Cronjé, Transvaal Boer general, dies
  • 1915 Ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850)
  • 1917 Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41
  • 1917 Jaber II Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (b. 1860)
  • 1919 Vasili V Rozanov, Russian philosopher/writer, dies at 62
  • 1922 James William Tate, composer, dies at 46
  • 1922 Slavoljub Eduard Penkala, Croatian inventor (b. 1871)
  • 1924 Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83
  • 1926 Andre Gedalge, composer, dies at 69
  • 1927 Inayat Khan, Indian sufi
  • 1929 Siegfried Ochs, composer, dies at 70
  • 1937 Lou [Andreas-]Salome, Russian/German author (Eroticism), dies at 75
  • 1938 Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)
  • 1941 Banjo Paterson, Australian poet, author of "Walzing Matilda" (b. 1864)
  • 1943 Wim Gertenbach, Dutch resistance fighter (Slogan), shot by Nazis
  • 1944 Robert E Park, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man), dies at 79
  • 1946 George Arliss, actor/writer (Dr Syn, Voltaire), dies at 77
  • 1947 Ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed
  • 1947 Hans Fallada, writer, dies at 53
  • 1948 Johann Blaskowitz, German gen (surrendered at Wageningen), dies at 64
  • 1949 Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer, dies at 50
  • 1952 Reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies
  • 1954 Vittorio Gnecchi, composer, dies at 77
  • 1956 Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player, dies at 74
  • 1957 Sami Ibrahim Haddad, Lebanese surgeon (b. 1890)
  • 1958 Henry M Tomlinson, British writer (Under red ensign), dies at 84
  • 1959 Gwili Andre, actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon), dies
  • 1960 Louis Stricker, cricketer (S Afr open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies
  • 1960 Rudolf Nelson, composer, dies at 81
  • 1961 Anthony G de Rothschild, British philanthropist, dies at 73
  • 1962 Jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), dies at 71
  • 1965 Irving Bacon, actor (Fort Ti, Petticoat Fever), dies at 71
  • 1967 Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Jokaste against God), dies at 87
  • 1967 Leon Leonwood Bean, American department store founder (b. 1872)
  • 1968 Luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80
  • 1969 Thelma Ritter, American actress (All About Eve, Pillow Talk), dies at 63
  • 1970 Rudy York, American baseball player (b. 1913)
  • 1971 Mátyás Rákosi, Hungarian premier (1952..56), dies at 78
  • 1972 Marianne Moore, US poetess (Pulitzer 1951), dies at 84
  • 1973 George Morrison, dies at 82
  • 1973 L C William Nolde, last US soldier killed in Vietnam, funeral
  • 1976 Roger Livesey, actor (Drum, Vice Versa, Col Blimp), dies at 69
  • 1976 Rudy Pompilli, American musician (Bill Haley and His Comets) (b. 1926)
  • 1977 Izaak Boleslavski, Russian chess player, dies at 67
  • 1977 Oskar Klein, Swedish physicist (b. 1894)
  • 1978 Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Omzien), dies at 83
  • 1978 Frans van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist, dies at 68
  • 1979 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies
  • 1981 Barend Barendse, Dutch sportscaster, dies at 73
  • 1981 Kuda Bux, Indian mystic (I'd Like to See), dies at 75
  • 1981 Ella Grasso, Governor of Connecticut (b. 1919)
  • 1982 Dolores Moran, actress (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 56
  • 1982 Neil Aggett, South African worker's union leader, commits suicide
  • 1982 Wies [Aloisius CA] Moens, Flemish writer/nazi, dies at 84
  • 1983 Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67
  • 1985 Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician (b. 1907)
  • 1989 Joe Raposa, composer/songwriter (Sesame Street), dies at 51
  • 1991 Dean Jagger, US actor (Mr Novak, Rawhide, Oscar), dies at about 87
  • 1991 Pedro Arrupe, Spanish priest/Jesuit, dies at 83
  • 1992 Donald Zimmerman, editor, dies
  • 1992 Laura Liddell, actress (Shakespeare Wallah), dies at 83
  • 1992 Miguel Rolando Covian, Brazilian physiologist (b. 1913)
  • 1993 Jack Young, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49, 17 wickets), dies
  • 1993 Joseph L Mankiewicz, US writer/director (All about Eve), dies at 83
  • 1993 Tip Tipping, [Tim], stuntman, dies in sky-diving accident at 34
  • 1993 Marcel Léger, Quebec politician (b. 1930)
  • 1994 Fred de Bruyne, Flemish cyclist/gang leader (Paris-Nice), dies at 63
  • 1994 Hermann Abs, German banker to Hitler & Adenauer, dies at 92
  • 1994 Kenneth "Buddy" Scott, blues guitarist/Singer, dies at 59
  • 1995 Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster, dies at 79
  • 1995 Doug Mcclure, US rodeo rider/actor (Trampas-Virginian), dies at 59
  • 1995 Frederick Craig Riddle, violist, dies at 82