On This Day for 22nd January

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 183

  • 565 Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus.
  • 871 Battle of Basing: Danish invasion army beats Saxon Ethelred of Wessex
  • 1371 King Robert II Stuart of Scotland crowned
  • 1506 The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrive at the Vatican.
  • 1510 Jews are expelled from Colmar Germany
  • 1517 Turks conquer Cairo
  • 1528 England & France declare war on Emperor Charles V

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1575 English queen Elizabeth I grants Thomas Tallis & William Byrd music press monopoly

Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I
  • 1584 Parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar (& parts in 1812)
  • 1588 Pope Sixtus V decrees "Immense aeterni" (Reformed curia)
  • 1673 Postal service between New York & Boston inaugurated
  • 1689 Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords
  • 1689 Prince William of Orange (future King William III of Britain), summons Convention Parliament to discuss ruling jointly with his wife Mary (daughter of exiled King James II)
  • 1690 Iroquois tribes renew allegiance to British against French
  • 1758 Russian troops occupy Königsberg, East Prussia [OS=Jan 11]
  • 1760 Battle at Wandewash India: British troops beat French
  • 1771 Spain cedes Falkland Islands to Britain
  • 1775 Marshal Oscar von Lubomirski expels Jews from Warsaw Poland
  • 1798 Coup of Midderigh
  • 1813 Americans capture Frenchtown, Michigan Territory
  • 1814 1st Knights Templar grand encampment in US held, NYC
  • 1816 Lord Byron completes "Parisina" & "Siege of Corinth"
  • 1817 British freighter Diana sinks off Malaya
  • 1824 Ashantis defeat British forces in the Gold Coast.

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1831 Charles Darwin takes his Bachelors of Art exam

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin
  • 1837 Earthquake in southern Syria kills thousands
  • 1840 New Zealand Company settlers arrive aboard the Aurora at Te Whanganui a Tara, which becomes Port Nicholson, Wellington
  • 1850 Alta California becomes a daily paper, 1st such in Calif
  • 1857 National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY
  • 1859 Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover
  • 1862 Confederate government raises premium for volunteers from $10 to $20
  • 1863 Union General Burnside's "Mud March"
  • 1873 British SS Northfleet sinks at Dungeness, England, 300 die
  • 1877 Arthur Tooth, an Anglican clergyman is taken into custody after being prosecuted for using ritualist practices.
  • 1879 Zulu warriors attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana, South Africa
  • 1879 James Shields (D) elected US senator from Missouri after previously serving as US senator from Illinois & Minnesota
  • 1879 Battle of Rorke's Drift: British garrison of 150 holds off 3,000-4,000 Zulu warriors. Eleven Victoria Crosses and a number of other decorations were awarded to the defenders.
  • 1881 Ancient Egyptian obelisk "Cleopatra's Needle" erected in Central Park, New York
  • 1883 England complete 1st innings victory in Tests v Aust MCG
  • 1889 Columbia Phonograph was formed in Washington, D.C.
  • 1890 Jose Marti forms La Liga (Union of Cuban exiles) in NYC
  • 1895 National Association of Manufacturers organized in Cincinnati
  • 1899 Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.

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1901 After 63 years Britain stops sale of Queen Victoria postage stamps series & begins King Edward VII series

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria
  • 1903 The Hay-Herran Treaty concerning the USA's right to the Panama Canal is signed by the Colombian Charge d'affaires in Washington, D.C. (never ratified)
  • 1905 In St Petersburg, Russia, a large demonstration of workers led by Father Gapon, march to the Winter Palace with a petition to the Tsar; troops fire on protesters in what becomes known as 'Bloody Sunday'
  • 1906 SS Valencia runs aground on rocks on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, killing more than 130.
  • 1909 Vassily Kandinsky forms Kunstlerverein in Munich
  • 1910 Opera "Germania" premieres in NYC
  • 1914 Paul Claudel's "L'échange" premieres in Paris
  • 1918 Ukraine proclaimed a free republic (German puppet)
  • 1924 Government of Stanley Baldwin resigns in Great Britain
  • 1924 Dutch Blast Furnace & Steel Factory opens
  • 1924 KGO-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
  • 1925 Albania Republic proclaimed under Pres Achmed Zogu
  • 1926 Belgian chief of staff Gen Maglinse quits
  • 1930 -35°F (-37°C), Mount Carroll, Illinois (state record)
  • 1931 French government of Steeg falls
  • 1931 VARA begins experimental TV broadcast in Diamantbeurs Amsterdam
  • 1931 Sir Isaac Isaacs is sworn in as the first Australian-born Governor-General of Australia.
  • 1934 Dmitri Shostakovitch's opera "Lady MacBeth" premieres in Leningrad
  • 1936 French Laval government falls
  • 1938 "Our Town", Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winner of small-town life in Grover's Corners, NH, premieres (NJ)
  • 1939 Aquatic Park, near Fisherman's Wharf, SF, is dedicated
  • 1940 1st radio broadcast of "Road to Happiness" on CBS
  • 1941 1st mass killing of Jews in Romania
  • 1941 British/Australian troops capture Tobruk from Italians
  • 1942 Sietze de Groot wins 8th Dutch 11 city skate (8:44:06)
  • 1943 66.3 cm precipitation at Hoegees Camp, California (state record)
  • 1943 Battle of Anzio: Italy; Allies stopped on beach[1944]-
  • 1943 Allied Joint Chiefs of Staff determine invasion in Sicily for July 10th
  • 1943 Temperature rises 49°F (9°C) in 2 minutes in Spearfish, SD
  • 1944 Allied forces begin landing at Anzio on the Italian mainland
  • 1945 Burma highway reopens
  • 1945 Heavy US air raid on Okinawa
  • 1946 US president sets up CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1947 1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens, Hollywood CA
  • 1947 KTLA TV channel 5 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1948 Jim Laker takes 7-103 in his 1st Test Cricket innings v WI Barbados
  • 1949 "All for Love" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 121 performances
  • 1949 Chinatown telephone exchange closed
  • 1950 Polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
  • 1951 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Johncrowe Ransom
  • 1951 Fidel Castro is ejected from a Winter League baseball game after hitting a batter

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1953 Arthur Miller's "Crucible" premieres in NYC

Playwright Arthur Miller
Playwright
Arthur Miller
  • 1953 1953 NFL Draft: Harry Babcock from University of Georgia first pick by San Francisco 49ers

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1954 11th Golden Globes: The Robe, Spencer Tracy, & Audrey Hepburn win

  • 1955 Norwegian government of Einar Gerhardsen forms
  • 1956 30 people die in a train crash in Los Angeles

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1956 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • 1956 Canadian Football Council forms
  • 1957 Israeli forces withdraw from Sinai Peninsula
  • 1957 Mad Bomber (George P Metesky) accused of 30 explosions, arrested
  • 1958 KRSD (now KEVN) TV channel 7 in Rapid City, SD (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1959 USAF concludes that less than 1% of UFOs are unknown objects
  • 1960 10th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 125-115 at Philadelphia
  • 1960 Paul Pender beats Sugar Ray Robinson for middleweight boxing title
  • 1962 The Organization of American States suspends Cuba's membership.
  • 1963 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Naples Professional Golf Tournament

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1963 The Elysée treaty of cooperation between France and Germany was signed by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer.

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 260

  • 1263 Ibn Taymiya, Islamic scholar (d. 1328)

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1440 Ivan III, the Great, Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania

Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia Ivan the Great
Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia
Ivan the Great
  • 1553 Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (d. 1625)

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1561 Francis Bacon, Strand, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum), born in London, England (d. 1626)

Statesman/Philosopher Francis Bacon
Statesman/Philosopher
Francis Bacon
  • 1571 Robert Bruce Cotton, English antiquary, politician
  • 1592 Pierre Gassendi, Champtercier Provence, scientist/philosopher
  • 1649 Pascal Collasse, composer
  • 1654 Richard Blackmore, English physician and writer (d. 1729)
  • 1655 Geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral (Zealand)
  • 1690 Nicolas Lancret, French painter (d. 1743)
  • 1707 Carl Hockh, composer
  • 1709 Joseph Reipel, composer
  • 1727 Claude-Benigne Balbastre, composer
  • 1729 Giuseppe Luigi Tibaldi, composer
  • 1729 Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Germany, critic/dramatist
  • 1733 Philip Carteret, British Naval Officer
  • 1748 Lewis Edson, composer
  • 1753 Peter Fuchs, composer
  • 1756 Vincenzo Righini, composer
  • 1779 Stefano Pavesi, composer
  • 1781 Francois-Antoine Habeneck, composer
  • 1788 Lord [George Gordon Noel] Byron, England, romantic poet (Don Juan)
  • 1796 Karl Claus, Russian chemist (d. 1864)
  • 1797 Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Empress of Brazil (d. 1826)
  • 1799 Ludger Duvernay, Canadian printer and publisher (d. 1852)
  • 1802 Richard Upjohn, US, gothic architect (Trinity Chapel, NY)
  • 1815 Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger, composer
  • 1820 Hermann von Lingg, German playwright/poet
  • 1820 Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter (Jahresringe)
  • 1820 Joseph Wolf, German artist (d. 1899)
  • 1824 Josef Leopold Zvonar, composer
  • 1826 [Merriwether] Jeff Thompson, Partisan (Confederate Army), (d. 1876)
  • 1840 Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)
  • 1842 Charles Henri Marechal, composer
  • 1845 Jacob Verdam, Dutch philologist
  • 1845 Paul Vidal de la Blanche, France, geographer
  • 1848 Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist (Middle Ages)
  • 1849 August Strindberg, Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia)
  • 1855 Ernst Kullak, composer
  • 1855 Albert Neisser [Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser], Schweidnitz Prussia, German physician who discovered the bacterias that cause gonorrhea and leprosy
  • 1858 Beatrice Potter Webb, England, economist
  • 1858 Frederick Lugard, British captain/baron (Congo)
  • 1861 Karel Stecker, composer
  • 1865 Friedrich Paschen, German physicist
  • 1869 Grigori Rasputin, Russian monk and confidant of Russian Tsar Nicholas II (d. 1916)
  • 1870 Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer
  • 1871 Leon Jessel, composer
  • 1874 Wincenty Witoz, Galicia, PM of Poland (1920-21, 1923, 1926)
  • 1874 Edward Harkness, American philanthropist (d. 1940)
  • 1875 Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)

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1875 D.W. Griffith, LaGrange, Kentucky, American film director/producer (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance)

Film director D. W. Griffith
Film director
D. W. Griffith
  • 1875 Thomas W Ross, actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm)
  • 1877 Hjalmar Schacht, president of German Reichsbank/minister of Economics
  • 1878 Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
  • 1878 Francis Picabia, French painter/illustrator
  • 1882 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer (d. 1956)
  • 1886 John Joseph Becker, composer
  • 1887 Helen Hoyt, American poet (d. 1972)
  • 1889 Henri Pélissier, French cyclist (d. 1935)
  • 1890 Fred M Vinson, Ky, 13th Chief Justice of US Supreme Court (1946-53)
  • 1890 Vinko Zganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist (d. 1976)
  • 1891 Franz Alexander, Hungarian/US psycho analytical
  • 1891 Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La Souris Boiteuse)
  • 1892 Marcel Dassault, [Bloch], French airplane builder
  • 1893 Conrad Veidt, Potsdam Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary)
  • 1894 Charles Morgan, England, writer (Fountain)
  • 1894 Matt McHugh, PA, actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast, Innocent Affair)
  • 1897 Josef Stanislav, composer
  • 1897 Rosa Ponselle, opera diva (Casta Diva, La Forza del Destino)
  • 1897 "Blind" Willie Johnson American blues/spiritual singer and guitarist
  • 1898 Alexander Abramsky, composer
  • 1898 Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch writer (Arid Earth)
  • 1898 Gustaf Paulson, composer
  • 1898 Hans van Werveke, Flemish historian (Diocese Terwaan)
  • 1898 Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss)
  • 1898 Sergei Eisenstein, Russian director (Battleship Potemkin), born in Riga, Latvia [NS] (d. 1948)
  • 1899 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
  • 1900 Franz Salmhofer, composer
  • 1901 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Sonata Ritmica)
  • 1902 Daniel Kinsey, American hurdler (d. 1970)
  • 1903 Robin Humphrey Milford, composer
  • 1903 Fritz Houtermans, Polish physicist (d. 1966)

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1904 George Balanchine [Giorgi Balanchivadze], ballet composer/choreographer, (d. 1983), [OS=Jan 9]

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine
  • 1904 Arkady Gaidar, Russian children's writer (d. 1941)
  • 1906 Robert E[rvin] Howard, US, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror)
  • 1906 Willa B Brown (Coffey), US African American air pioneer (NAAA)
  • 1906 Joe Gladwin, English actor (d. 1987)
  • 1907 Douglas Corrigan, American pilot (d. 1995)
  • 1907 Dixie Dean, English footballer (d. 1980)
  • 1907 Mary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (d. 2004)
  • 1909 Ann Sothern, [Harriette Lake], ND, actress (Lady in a Cage)
  • 1909 Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962)
  • 1909 [Sithu] U Thant, Burma, 3rd UN sec-genl (1962-72)
  • 1909 Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat and international playboy (d. 1965)
  • 1911 Bruno Kreisky, Austria, bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)
  • 1911 Roberto Garcia Morillo, composer
  • 1911 Suzanne Danco, Belgian opera singer
  • 1913 Verdina Shlonsky, composer
  • 1913 William Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1977)
  • 1913 Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1942 Novelist Anthony Burgess (25) weds Llewela Jones

Novelist Anthony Burgess
Novelist
Anthony Burgess

HeartWedding of Interest

1960 Comedic actor Bob Denver (25) weds Maggie Ryan in California

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • 1985 Zak Starkey (Ringo's son) marries Sarah Menikides

HeartWedding of Interest

2005 Business magnate and "The Apprentice" host Donald Trump (56) weds former model Melania Knauss (34) at the Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida

Businessman & T.V. Personality Donald Trump
Businessman & T.V. Personality
Donald Trump

HeartWedding of Interest

2006 Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley (37) weds American guitarist and producer Michael Lockwood (44) at Kyoto, Japan

Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 128

  • 1336 Louis III, last Earl of Loon, dies
  • 1531 Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter, dies at 44
  • 1536 Bernhard Knipperdolling, German religious leader (b. 1495)
  • 1552 Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, beheaded for treason
  • 1581 Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies
  • 1581 Seerp Galama, Dutch nobleman/military/politician, dies at 52
  • 1599 Cristofano Malvezzi, composer, dies at 51
  • 1640 Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55
  • 1700 Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer, dies at 39
  • 1750 Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (b. 1675)
  • 1767 Johann Gottlob Lehmann, German minterologist and geologist (b. 1719)
  • 1779 Claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736)
  • 1779 Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer (b. 1733)
  • 1781 Johann Siebenkas, composer, dies at 66
  • 1796 Bernhard Hupfeld, composer, dies at 78
  • 1798 Lewis Morris, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 71
  • 1798 Matija A Reljkovic, Croatian writer (Satire of Wild Man), dies at 66
  • 1799 Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist/alpinist, dies at 58
  • 1840 Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)
  • 1847 Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71
  • 1850 Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint, dies at 54
  • 1852 George Rodwell, composer, dies at 51
  • 1868 Moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61
  • 1879 Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in Battle of Isandlwana
  • 1879 George Shepstone, British political affiliate, dies in battle
  • 1892 Joseph Philo Bradley, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1813)
  • 1893 Vincenz Lachner, composer, dies at 81
  • 1895 Edward Solomon, composer, dies at 39
  • 1900 David E. Hughes, American musician (b. 1831)

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1901 Victoria, [Alexandrine], Britain's Queen (1837-1901), dies at 81

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria
  • 1909 Richard A C E Erlenmeyer, German chemist, dies at 83
  • 1913 Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliographer, dies at 82
  • 1914 Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60
  • 1916 Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63
  • 1921 Captain George Streeter, American riverboat captain and circus owner (b. 1837)
  • 1922 Benedict XV, [Giacomo Markies D Chiesa], pope (1914-22), dies at 67
  • 1931 Alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897)
  • 1936 Louis Glass, composer, dies at 71
  • 1942 Reimond Tollenaere, leader Flemishch Natl Front, dies at 81
  • 1942 Walter Richard Sickert, British painter (Free House!), dies at 81
  • 1945 A Wolfenstein, writer, dies at 61
  • 1945 Carlo Felice Boghen, composer, dies a day before 76th birthday
  • 1945 Johan Eykman, theologist (World Church), dies at 52
  • 1945 Else Lasker-Schuler, German-born poet (b. 1869)
  • 1949 William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)
  • 1950 Alan Hale, actor (Little John- The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 57
  • 1950 Corinne Luchaire, French actress (b. 1921)
  • 1951 Eastwood Lane, composer, dies at 71
  • 1951 Karl Nessler, inventor of the perm (b. 1872)
  • 1952 Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Mysteries of Love), dies at 52
  • 1956 P A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies
  • 1959 A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73
  • 1959 Mike Hawthorn, English race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (b. 1929)
  • 1964 Marc Blitzstein, US composer (Cradle Will Rock), dies at 58
  • 1966 Herbert Marshall, actor (Dark Angel, Duel in the Sun), dies at 75
  • 1967 Jobyna Ralston, actress (Wings, Girl Shy, Freshman), dies at 66
  • 1967 Robert Henriques, English writer (b. 1905)
  • 1968 Duke Kahanamoku, 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-12, 20, 24), dies at 77

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1973 Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th US President (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • 1974 Leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64
  • 1975 Klaas Voskuil, Dutch journalist, dies at 79
  • 1975 Andrew George Burry, Swiss-born manufacturer and businessman (b. 1873)
  • 1978 Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (54 Tests for England 4555 runs), dies
  • 1978 Oliver Leese, British World War II general (b. 1894)
  • 1979 Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes
  • 1980 Iris Meredith, actress (Lawless Land, Gambling Terror), dies at 64
  • 1981 Fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113
  • 1981 Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist (b. 1903)
  • 1982 Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70), dies at 71
  • 1983 Fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies
  • 1985 Sir Arthur Bryant, British historian (b. 1899)
  • 1987 R Budd Dwyer, Penns State Treasurer, facing prison for conspiracy & perjury, shot himself to death at a televised news conference
  • 1988 Georgi M Malenkov, Russian premier (1953-55), dies at 86
  • 1988 Parker Fennelly, actor (Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm), dies at 96
  • 1991 Robert Choquette, French Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat (b. 1905)
  • 1992 A J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47
  • 1992 Ali Amini, PM of Iran (1961-62), dies
  • 1993 Alexander Bodon, Hung-Dutch architect (RAI, Dollywood), dies at 86
  • 1993 Charlie Gehringer, baseball player, dies at 89
  • 1993 Kobo Abe, Japanese writer (Wife in the Sand), dies at 68
  • 1993 Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author, dies at 75
  • 1994 Frances Gifford, dies of emphysema, at 71
  • 1994 Irving B Kahn, inventer (teleprompter), dies at 76
  • 1994 Jean-Louis Barrault, French actor (La Ronde), dies at 83
  • 1994 Telly Savalas, American actor (Kojak), dies of prostate cancer at 72
  • 1994 Rhett Forrester, American singer (Riot) (b. 1956)
  • 1995 Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author, dies at 48
  • 1995 Mahmoud Sayed Selim, Egyptian moslim leader, shot to death at 29
  • 1995 Margaret Barbara Lambert, British historian (Saar), dies at 88
  • 1995 Nico Adriaans, founder of Rotterdam Junkiebond, dies of AIDS at 37

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1995 Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mother of pres JFK, RFK, & Ted, dies at 104

Kennedy Family Matriarch Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Kennedy Family Matriarch
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • 1995 Jerry Blackwell, American professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • 1996 Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77
  • 1996 Efua Theodore Sutherland, writer, dies at 71
  • 1996 Mabel Leigh, potter, dies at 80
  • 1996 Yisrael Eldad, extremist politician, dies at 85
  • 1997 Ian Arthur Hoyle Munro, medical journalist, dies at 73
  • 1997 Irwin Levine, composer (Tie a Yellow Ribbon), dies at 58
  • 1997 Mollie Panter-Downes, writer, dies at 90
  • 1997 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster, dies at 66