On This Day for 7th March

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 190


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161 Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by co-Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, an unprecedented political arrangement in the Roman Empire.

Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius
Roman Emperor
Antoninus Pius
Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius
Roman Emperor
Marcus Aurelius

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321 Roman Emperor Constantine I decrees that the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) is the day of rest in the Empire.

Roman Emperor Constantine the Great
Roman Emperor
Constantine the Great
  • 1138 Conrad II von Hohenstaufen re-elected German king
  • 1277 Condemnation of 219 philosophical and theological theses by Stephen Tempier, Bishop of Paris.

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1530 King Henry VIII's divorce request is denied by the Pope. Henry then declares that he, not the Pope, is supreme head of England's church

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII
  • 1560 Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa
  • 1573 Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty
  • 1621 John Pieterszoon Coen's troops land on Lontor, East Indies
  • 1633 Prince Frederik Henry appoints himself viceroy of Limburg
  • 1644 Massachusetts establishes 1st two-chamber legislature in colonies
  • 1696 English King William III departs Netherlands
  • 1774 British close port of Boston to all commerce

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1778 Capt James Cook 1st sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay

Captain/Explorer James Cook
Captain/Explorer
James Cook

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1785 James Hutton, geologist, presents his full theory of uniformitarianism at a meeting of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Geologist James Hutton
Geologist
James Hutton
  • 1798 The French army enters Rome: the birth of the Roman Republic.
  • 1799 The Royal Institution of Great Britain founded; dedicated to scientific research and education.
  • 1801 Massachusetts enacts 1st state voter registration law
  • 1808 Portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro

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1814 Napoleon I of France wins the Battle of Craonne.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • 1824 Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto" premieres in Venice
  • 1827 Shrigley Abduction: Ellen Turner, a wealthy heiress in Cheshire, England is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.
  • 1835 HMS Beagle returns from Concepcion to Valparaiso
  • 1843 1st Catholic governor in US, Edward Kavanagh of Maine, takes office
  • 1847 US General Scott occupies Vera Cruz Mexico
  • 1848 In Hawaii, Great Mahele (division of lands) signed

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1850 Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850

American Statesman Daniel Webster
American Statesman
Daniel Webster
  • 1851 Poll tax levied on Russo-Polish Jews entering Austrian Galicia ends
  • 1852 Dutch telegraph traffic regulated by law
  • 1854 Charles Miller patents 1st US sewing machine to stitch buttonholes
  • 1855 17th Grand National: John Hanlon aboard Wanderer IRE wins
  • 1857 Baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game, not 9 runs
  • 1860 22nd Grand National: Mr Tommy Pickernell aboard Anatis IRE wins
  • 1862 Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Generals Ben McCulloch & James McIntosh killed
  • 1865 -10] Battles round Kinston NC
  • 1866 28th Grand National: Mr Alec Goodman aboard Salamander IRE wins
  • 1870 Cin Red Stockings, 1st pro BB team, begin 8-mo tour of Midwest & East
  • 1872 -8°F (-22°C ) in Boston, MA

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1876 Alexander Graham Bell patents telephone

  • 1876 Battle at Gura: Ethiopian emperor Yohannes beats Egyptians
  • 1887 North Carolina State University is founded by the North Carolina General Assembly.
  • 1896 Gilbert & Sullivan's last operette "Grand Duke" premieres in London
  • 1900 Battle at Poplar Grove South Africa, Pres Kruger flees
  • 1900 Stanley Cup: Montreal Shamrocks sweep Halifax Crescents in 2 games
  • 1902 Boers beat British troop in Tweebosch Transvaal
  • 1906 Finnish Senate accepts universal suffrage, except for poor
  • 1908 Cincinnati Mayor Mark Breith stood before city council & announces that, "women are not physically fit to operate automobiles"
  • 1911 US sent 20,000 troops to Mexican border
  • 1911 Willis Farnsworth, Petaluma, CA, patents coin-operated locker
  • 1912 Roald Amundsen announces discovery of the South Pole
  • 1914 Prince Wilhelm von Wied becomes King of Albania
  • 1917 1st jazz record record released on a 78 by Original Dixieland Jass Band for the Victor Talking Machine Company ("Dixie Jazz Band One Step," one side "Livery Stable Blues" other)
  • 1917 Russian February Revolution breaks out [OS=Feb 24] with strike at Putilov factory in Petrograd
  • 1918 H Carroll & J McCarthy's musical "Oh, Look!" premieres in NYC
  • 1918 Pres Wilson authorizes US Army's Distinguished Service Medal
  • 1918 World War I: Finland forms an alliance with Germany.

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1921 Red Army under Trotsky attack sailors of Kronstadt naval base

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
  • 1922 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
  • 1922 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
  • 1925 American Negro Congress organizes
  • 1926 1st transatlantic telephone call (London-NY)
  • 1927 Earthquake measuring 8 on Richter scale strikes Tango, Japan
  • 1930 Georgetown High of Chicago defeats Homer 1-0 in basketball
  • 1932 Riots at Ford-factory Dearborn Michigan, kills 4
  • 1933 Game of "Monopoly" invented
  • 1935 Saar incorporated into Germany

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1936 Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles, sends troops to Rhineland

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1937 Bucharin, Jagoda & Rykov pushed out of CPSU in USSR
  • 1939 Glamour magazine begins publishing
  • 1939 Guy Lombardo & Royal Canadians 1st record "Auld Lang Syne"
  • 1940 Mont Canadiens lose record tying NHL 15th straight game at home

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1940 Ray Steele beats B Nagurski in St Louis, to become wrestling champ

Hall of Fame American Football Player Bronko Nagurski
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Bronko Nagurski
  • 1941 3rd largest snowfall in NYC history (18.1")
  • 1941 50,000 British soldiers land in Greece
  • 1941 British troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
  • 1942 15 Mk-VB Spitfires reach Malta
  • 1942 1st cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee

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1943 Major General George Patton arrives in Djebel Kouif Tunisia

US General George S. Patton
US General
George S. Patton
  • 1944 Japans begins offensive in Burma
  • 1945 Attack on car of Netherlands SS Police Chief Hans Rauter by Dutch resistance, Rauter injured
  • 1945 Cologne taken by allied armies
  • 1945 US 9th Armoured Division attacks Remagen Germany, crosses Rhine
  • 1945 Yugoslavia government of Tito forms
  • 1946 "Three to Make Ready" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 323 performances
  • 1946 Max Frisch' "Santa Cruz" premieres in Zurich
  • 1946 18th Academy Awards - "The Lost Weekend" Ray Milland & Joan Crawford win
  • 1947 The Kuomintang and Communist Party of China resume full-fledged Civil War.
  • 1948 The Dodecanese islands officially become part of Greece again, ending the Italian rule.
  • 1950 Ice Pairs Championship at London won by K Kennedy & P Kennedy (USA)
  • 1950 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in London won by Alena Vrzanova CZE
  • 1950 Men Figure Skating Championship in London won by Richard Button (USA)

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1951 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for 2nd time to win National Boxing Association World Heavyweight title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jersey Joe
  • 1951 Lillian Hellman's "Autumn Garden" premieres in NYC
  • 1953 Jackie McGlew scores 255* v NZ at Wellington
  • 1954 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
  • 1954 Russia wins title in their 1st international ice hockey competition
  • 1955 7th Emmy Awards: Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas & Loretta Young win
  • 1955 Baseball Commish Ford Frick says he favors legalization of spitter

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1955 Mary Martin as "Peter Pan" televised

Actress Mary Martin
Actress
Mary Martin
  • 1958 Chicago Cardinals announce they will play their 1958 opener in Buffalo
  • 1959 6th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: NC State beats North Carolina, 80-56

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 227


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148 Lucilla, Rome, Roman noblewoman (daughter of Marcus Aurelius and sister of Commodus) (between 148-150 AD)

Roman Noblewoman Lucilla
Roman Noblewoman
Lucilla
  • 189 Publius Septimius Geta, Roman Emperor (d. 211)
  • 1481 Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter (d. 1537)
  • 1543 Johan Casimir, count of Rhine (occupied Gent)
  • 1556 Guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621)
  • 1574 John Wilbye, composer
  • 1602 Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
  • 1621 Georg Neumark, composer
  • 1663 Tomaso Antonio Vitali, composer
  • 1671 Robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (d. 1734)
  • 1678 Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)
  • 1682 Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke
  • 1687 Jean Lebeuf, French historian (d. 1760)
  • 1693 Clement XIII, [Carlo Rezzonico], Pope (1758-69)
  • 1707 Stephen Hopkins, (Gov-RI) signed Decl of Ind
  • 1715 Ephraim Williams, American philanthropist (d. 1755)
  • 1715 Ewald Christian von Kleist, German poet (d. 1759)
  • 1730 Baron de Breteuil, French statesman (d. 1807)
  • 1731 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer
  • 1762 Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)
  • 1765 Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor of photography (d. 1833)
  • 1769 Josef Alois Ladurner, composer
  • 1773 Tommaso Marchesi, composer
  • 1785 Alessandro Manzoni, Italy, poet/novelist (Betrothed)
  • 1788 Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (d. 1878)
  • 1792 John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer
  • 1797 Karl Schwencke, composer
  • 1799 Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech poet (national anthem, folk song)
  • 1807 Franz Grave von Pocci, German poet/composer (Der Alchemist)
  • 1811 Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer
  • 1813 Judocus Smits, Dutch Catholic newspaper pioneer/founder (The Time)

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1816 James Donnelly, Irish-Canadian patriarch of the Donnelly family (Black Donnelly massacre)

Squatter James Donnelly
Squatter
James Donnelly
  • 1820 Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer
  • 1822 Victor Masse, composer
  • 1827 Henry DeLamar Clayton, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1889)
  • 1831 John Bratton, [Old Reliable], US physician/Confederate Brig Gen
  • 1832 Orlando Metcalfe Poe, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • 1837 Henry Draper, Virginia, astro-spectro-photographer (Moon, Jupiter)
  • 1841 Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina, poet (El nido de condores)
  • 1841 William Rockhill Nelson, founder of The Kansas City Star and patron of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (d. 1915)
  • 1842 Anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist
  • 1844 Anthony Comstock, New Canaan Ct, anti-vice crusader/philatelist

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1849 Luther Burbank, Lancaster, Mass, horticulturist

Horticulturist Luther Burbank
Horticulturist
Luther Burbank
  • 1850 Tomés G Masaryk, Czechoslovakia, Father/Pres of Czech (1918-35)
  • 1850 Champ Clark, American politician (d. 1921)
  • 1856 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)
  • 1857 Julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927)
  • 1858 Nikolai Artzibushev, composer
  • 1866 Paul Ernst, writer
  • 1869 Ernst J Cohen, Dutch chemist

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1872 Piet Mondrian, Amersfoort, Netherlands, Dutch abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie)

Abstract Painter Piet Mondrian
Abstract Painter
Piet Mondrian
  • 1872 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer
  • 1873 Madame Sul-Te-Wan, American actress (d. 1959)
  • 1875 Maurice Ravel, French composer (d. 1937)
  • 1878 Boris Kustodiev, Russian painter (d. 1927)
  • 1883 Carl Deis, composer
  • 1886 Raymond Largay, Wisc, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl)
  • 1887 Heino Eller, composer
  • 1888 Alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45)
  • 1891 Marcel Barger, [Meyer Streliskie], cabaret performer (I keep Susy)
  • 1893 Milton Avery, American artist (d. 1965)
  • 1895 Juan Jose Castro, composer
  • 1896 Erwin Bodky, composer
  • 1898 Jan Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer
  • 1900 Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter
  • 1900 [Albert] Carel Willink, Dutch painter (magic realism)
  • 1902 Heinz Ruehmann, German actor/director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick)
  • 1904 Ivar Ballangrud, Norway, Olympic speed skater (4 gold, 2 silver)
  • 1904 Reinhard Heydrich, German governor (Bohemen/Moravia (Lidice))
  • 1904 Virginia Downing, actress (Gig, Butterfield 8)
  • 1904 Willy Forst, Austria actor/director (Vienna Blood)
  • 1905 Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki)
  • 1906 Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer
  • 1906 Hans Lachman, composer
  • 1907 Juan Francisco Giacobbe, composer
  • 1908 Anna Magnani, Alexandria Egypt, actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle)
  • 1908 Joop [Joseph] van Santen, Dutch 1st chamber member (CPN)
  • 1908 Tomas de Manzarraga, composer
  • 1909 Greta Schoon, writer
  • 1909 Leo Malet, French crime novelist
  • 1911 Stefan Kisielewski, composer
  • 1914 Morton DaCosta, Phila, director (Island of Love, Music Man)
  • 1915 Jacques Chaban-Delmas, French politician
  • 1917 Davis Roberts, Mobile Ala, actor (Mr Johnson-Boone)
  • 1917 Janet Collins, ballerina
  • 1917 Robert Erickson, composer
  • 1918 June Wayne, artist/lithographer/teacher
  • 1919 Jocelyn Olaf Hambro, financier
  • 1919 Mochtar Lubis, Indonesian writer (Twilight in Jakarta)
  • 1920 Willie Watson, cricketer (England batsman & soccer international)
  • 1922 Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 2004)
  • 1924 Eduardo Paolozzi, British sculptor (Hydra)
  • 1924 Kobo Abe, Tokyo Japan, playwright (Woman, the Dunes)
  • 1925 Rene Gagnon, US Marine shown in photograph of the Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima (d. 1979)
  • 1927 Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and teacher (d. 2006)
  • 1927 Henri Landwirth, Belgian-American hotel owner and philanthropist
  • 1929 Yvonne Chouteau, Native American dancer (one of the "five Moons" of Oklahoma), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1930 James Broderick, Charlestown, New Hampshire, American actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Family)
  • 1930 Lord Snowdon, [Anthony Armstrong-Jones], photographer, born in London, England
  • 1931 C W Stubblefield, music promoter

Famous Weddings

  • 2007 Former vocalist of "Babado Novo" Claudia Leitte (26) weds Marcio Pedreira at Hotel Convento do Carmo in Salvador, Brazil

Famous Deaths

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  • 322 BC Aristotle, Greek philosopher (b. 384 BC)

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161 Antoninus Pius [Titus Aurelius], emperor of Rome (138-61), dies at 74

Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius
Roman Emperor
Antoninus Pius
  • 203 Perpetua and Felicitas, Christian martyrs (perhaps after 209)
  • 308 Saint Eubulus, Christian martyr
  • 851 Nominoe, Duke of Brittany
  • 1111 Bohemund I of Tarente, French ruler of Antioch, dies
  • 1226 William de Longespee, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader

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1274 Thomas Aquinas, Italian thelogian/saint, dies at 48

  • 1305 Gwijde van Dampierre, count of Flanders/count of Namur, dies at 78
  • 1578 Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (b. 1515)
  • 1625 Johann Bayer, German astronomer (b. 1572)
  • 1719 Steven J Vennekool, Amsterdam's master builder, buried
  • 1724 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68
  • 1737 Guido Starhemberg, Austrian earl/fieldmarshal, dies at 79
  • 1750 Cornelis Troost, Dutch painter (Beslikte Zwaentje), dies at 52
  • 1761 Antonio Palella, composer, dies at 68
  • 1767 Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, French colonizer (b. 1680)
  • 1778 Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)
  • 1786 Frantisek Benda, composer, dies at 76
  • 1802 Johann Georg Witthauer, composer, dies at 50
  • 1809 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austrian composer, dies at 73
  • 1810 Albertus H Wiese, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at about 48
  • 1810 Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood, British admiral (b. 1750)
  • 1833 Rahel Varnhagen von Ense-Levin, German author, dies at 61
  • 1842 Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61
  • 1844 John Wedgwood, ceramicist and founder of the Royal Horticulture Society, dies
  • 1862 Ben McCulloch, US Confederate brig-general (KIA), dies at 50
  • 1862 John Baillie McIntosh, US general-major (Union Army), dies at 32
  • 1862 William Slack, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle
  • 1904 Ferdinand André Fouqué, French geologist (b. 1828)
  • 1907 Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer, dies at 64
  • 1911 Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il Santo, Leila), dies at 68
  • 1913 Emily Pauline Johnson, Native Canadian poet
  • 1924 Pat Moran, manager (Cin Reds), dies of Bright's Disease
  • 1926 Jindrich Z Albestu Kaan, composer, dies at 73
  • 1928 Robert Abbe, American surgeon (b. 1851)
  • 1931 Akseli V Gallen-Kallela, Finnish painter/illustrator, dies at 65
  • 1931 Theo van Doesburg, [Christian Kupper], painter/architect, dies at 47
  • 1932 Aristide Briand, 11 x Prime Minister of France (Nobel Peace Prize 1926), dies at 69
  • 1938 Andreas Michalakopoulos, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1876)
  • 1939 Amadeo Roldan, composer, dies at 38
  • 1939 John Jules Barrish, Irish writer (b. 1885)
  • 1941 Arnold Schering, German musicologist, dies at 63
  • 1941 Gunther Prien, German commandant (U-47), dies in battle
  • 1945 Adolf Bartels, German writer/racist, dies at 82
  • 1949 Francis Dodd, English artist (b. 1874)
  • 1951 Ali Razmara, Shah of Iran (1950-51), assassinated
  • 1951 Ivor Novello, British writer (Keep the Home Fires Burning), dies at 58
  • 1951 Shah Ali Razmara, of Iran, assassinated
  • 1952 Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru (b. 1893)
  • 1954 Otto Diels, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1876)
  • 1955 Tom Dugan, actor (Pick a Star), dies at 66
  • 1957 Wyndham Lewis, British author (b. 1882)
  • 1959 Arthur C Pigou, English economist (Economics of Welfare), dies
  • 1959 Hinsdale Smith, developer of roll-down auto windows, dies at 88
  • 1961 Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter, dies at 42
  • 1961 Max Hymans, WW II resistance fighter/Head of Air France, dies at 60
  • 1964 Franz Alexander, Hungarian/US psycho analyst, dies at 73
  • 1967 Alice B. Toklas, American companion to Gertrude Stein (b. 1877)
  • 1968 Yuri Aleksayevich Gagarin, USSR cosmonaut (Vostok I), dies at 31
  • 1973 Andre de Meulemeester, Belgium WW I pilot [Eagle of Flanders], dies at 78
  • 1974 Alberto Rabagliati, Italian singer and actor (b. 1906)
  • 1975 Ben Blue, Canadian actor (Accidental Family), dies at 73
  • 1975 Francine Larrimore, actress (John Meade's Woman), dies at 76
  • 1975 Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian philosopher (b. 1895)
  • 1976 Erwin Kroll, composer, dies at 90
  • 1976 Wright Patman, American politician (b. 1893)
  • 1978 Steve Bilko, American baseball player (b. 1928)
  • 1979 Guiomar Novaes, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit), dies at 84
  • 1979 Klaus Egge, Norwegian composer (Fanitullen), dies at 72
  • 1981 John Gnagy, artist (Learn to Draw), dies at 73
  • 1981 Kirill Petrovich Kondrashin, Russian conductor/composer, dies at 67
  • 1982 Charles Borromeo Mills, composer, dies at 68
  • 1983 Igor Markevich, composer, dies at 70
  • 1983 Robert Bray, actor (Corey-Lassie, Simon-Stagecoach West), dies at 65
  • 1984 Paul Rotha, English director (b. 1907)
  • 1985 George Schick, Czech conductor (Chicago Symphony), dies at 76
  • 1985 Robert W Woodruff, CEO (Coca-Cola), dies at 95
  • 1985 Victor W Farris, inventor of paper milk carton, etc, dies
  • 1986 Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY), dies in Palm Beach, Fla at 81
  • 1988 Divine, [Harris Milstead], female impersonator (Pink Flamingos), dies
  • 1988 Robert Livingston, actor (The Lone Ranger), dies at 83 of emphysema
  • 1990 Max Neuhaus, composer, dies at 50

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1991 James "Cool Papa" Bell, American baseball league great, dies at 87

Baseball player Cool Papa Bell
Baseball player
Cool Papa Bell
  • 1993 Arnold Franchetti, Ital/US composer, dies
  • 1993 Earl Wrightson, singer/actor (Pinafore), dies of heart failure at 77
  • 1993 Tony Harris, cricketer (8 Tests for S Afr 1947-49, 100 runs), dies
  • 1995 Don Cook, British foreign correspondent, dies at 74
  • 1995 Jaap van den Hurk, TV-director (NCRV), dies
  • 1995 Jacques Lefebvre, Belgian air force gen, commits suicide at 64
  • 1995 John Arthur Neill Lambert, composer teacher organist, dies at 69
  • 1995 Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer, dies at 87
  • 1995 Thijmen Kuijt, resistance fighter/co-found paper (Typhoon), dies at 82
  • 1996 Aled Eames, mAritime historian, dies at 74
  • 1997 E. H. Bronner, German-American soap magnate (b. 1908)
  • 1999 Sidney Gottlieb, American CIA official (b. 1918)

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1999 Stanley Kubrick, American film director (2001 A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange) dies at 70

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick
  • 2000 Charles Gray, British actor (b. 1928)
  • 2000 Pee Wee King, American country music songwriter and musician (b. 1914)
  • 2001 Frankie Carle, American pianist and bandleader (b. 1903)