On This Day for 14th November

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 168

  • 1380 King Charles VI of France crowned at age 12

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1524 Francisco Pizarro begins his 1st great expedition, near Colombia

Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro
Spanish Conquistador
Francisco Pizarro
  • 1550 Pope Julius III proclaims new seat on Council of Trente
  • 1666 Samuel Pepys reports on 1st blood transfusion (between dogs)
  • 1675 Pope Clemens X declares Gorcumse martyrs divine
  • 1680 Gottfried Kirch discovers the Great Comet of 1680 (Kirch's Comet/Newton's Comet)
  • 1698 Spanish king Carlos appoints grandson prince Jozef Ferdinand as heir
  • 1732 First professional librarian in north America, Louis Timothee, hired in Philadelphia
  • 1755 Henry Fox appointed British 'Secretary of State for the Southern Department'
  • 1775 -15] Floods ravage Dutch coast provinces
  • 1792 Captain George Vancouver is first Englishman to enter San Francisco Bay
  • 1832 First streetcar (horse-drawn) (John Mason) debuts in NYC; fare 12 cents rode on 4th Avenue between Prince and 14th Sts

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1833 Charles Darwin departs by horse to Montevideo

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin
  • 1834 William Thomson enters Glasgow University at 10 yrs 4 months

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1851 "Moby-Dick" by Herman Melville first published by Harper and Brothers in the US

Moby Dick Author Herman Melville
Moby Dick Author
Herman Melville

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1863 Nathan Bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee

Confederate General/KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest
Confederate General/KKK Grand Wizard
Nathan Bedford Forrest
  • 1863 Skirmish at Danville, Mississippi

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1881 Charles J. Guiteau put on trial for the assassination of US President Garfield

  • 1881 Leon Gambetta forms French government
  • 1888 St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes
  • 1888 USC Trojans (then Methodists) play their 1st football game

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1889 New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days She succeeded, finishing the trip in January in 72 days and 6 hours

Novelist Jules Verne
Novelist
Jules Verne

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1893 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Hanneles Himmelfahrt" premieres in Berlin

Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann
  • 1894 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Golden Pince-Nez" (BG)
  • 1896 Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation
  • 1904 King C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade
  • 1905 David Belasco's "Girl of Golden West" premieres in NYC

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1906 President Theodore Roosevelt visits Panama

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

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1907 The Third Duma (Parliament) meets in Russia; following Tsar Nicholas II's limiting of the franchise, a conservative majority holds sway and suppresses the radical elements

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1908 Albert Einstein presents his quantum theory of light

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • 1908 Oscar Strauss' musical "Der tapfere Soldat" premieres in Vienna
  • 1908 Liberal candidate Jose Miguel Gomez wins national elections for president in Cuba
  • 1910 1st airplane flight from deck of a ship, Norfolk, Va
  • 1914 Billy Mallett of Hamilton Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game
  • 1915 Thomas Masaryk demands independence for Czechoslovakia
  • 1918 Republic of Czechoslovakia created with T.G. Masaryk as president
  • 1919 Red Army captures Omsk, Siberia
  • 1920 American Pro Football League's Chic Tiger Joe Guyon punts 95 yards
  • 1920 The Russian Bolshevik army occupies Sebastopol, ending anticommunist attempts to regain the government of Russia
  • 1921 The Communist Party of Spain is founded.

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1922 BBC begins domestic radio service from 2LO at Marconi House

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • 1922 German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth's term ends
  • 1923 Kentaro Suzuki completes his ascent of Mount Iizuna.
  • 1927 World's largest gas tank in Pittsburgh Penn explodes; 28 die
  • 1931 Ottawa Mint Act is proclaimed in Britain

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1935 FDR proclaims Philippine Islands a free commonwealth

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 1935 Nazis deprive German Jews of their citizenship

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1936 Bradman scores 192 for S A v Vic before a MCG crowd of 21000

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1938 Dutch DC3 crashes at Schiphol, 6 die
  • 1939 Oil refinery fire kills 500 & destroys Lagunillas, Venezuela
  • 1940 During WW II, German planes destroy most of Coventry, England
  • 1941 British aircraft carrier Ark Royal sank in Mediterranean, having been torpedoed by a German submarine the day before
  • 1941 Gov-Gen Wouters of Dutch Antilles refuses Jews refuge
  • 1942 -Nov 15th) Japanese/US sea battle at Savo-Island in Guadalcanal)
  • 1942 Last Vichy-French troops in Algeria surrender
  • 1943 Chic Bear Sid Luckman passes for 7 touchdowns vs NY Giants (56-7)
  • 1943 J Postma, C Schalker, D Goulooze arrested for leading illegal CPN
  • 1945 H Lindsay & R Crouse's "State of the Union" premieres in NYC
  • 1945 Java: Sutan Sjahrir appointed as forming government
  • 1946 Dutch Dakota flight to Schiphol crashes, kills 11
  • 1952 Greek general Alexander Papagos wins elections
  • 1952 First regular UK singles chart published by the New Musical Express.
  • 1953 WCIA TV channel 3 in Champaign, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 Egyptian pres Naguib fire, state of emergency declared
  • 1956 Hungarian revolt put down by Soviet invasion
  • 1957 Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champion
  • 1957 Henry Aaron wins NL MVP
  • 1957 The Apalachin Meeting outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested.
  • 1959 "Girls against the Boys" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1959 Kilauea's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii)
  • 1960 2 passenger trains collided at high-speed killing 110 (Czech)
  • 1960 Belgium threatens to leave UN due to criticism on its policy on Congo

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1960 Ray Charles' "Georgia On My Mind" reaches #1

Musician Ray Charles
Musician
Ray Charles
  • 1960 Riot due to school integration in New Orleans
  • 1964 "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 199 performances
  • 1964 "Folies Bergere" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 performances
  • 1964 "Oliver!" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 774 performances

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1964 Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • 1965 "Baker Street" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 313 performances
  • 1965 George Abbott Theater (Adelphi, 54 St) at 152 W 54th NYC, demolished
  • 1965 KCST TV channel 39 in San Diego, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Alamo Golf Open
  • 1965 US government sends 90,000 soldiers to Vietnam

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1966 Muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • 1967 The Congress of Colombia in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as "Day of the Colombian Woman".
  • 1968 "National Turn in Your Draft Card Day" features draft card burning
  • 1968 First European lung transplant
  • 1968 Yale University announces it is going co-educational
  • 1968 U.S. premiere of film version of Morris L. West's best seller "The Shoes of the Fisherman"
  • 1969 2nd Vietnam Moratorium Day in US
  • 1969 Apollo 12 (Conrad/Gordon/Bean) launched for 2nd manned Moon landing
  • 1970 DC-9 crashes in West Virginia, 75 killed
  • 1970 Marshall U football team wiped out in air crash at Kenova WV
  • 1971 Enthronment of Pope Shenouda III as Pope of Alexandria
  • 1972 Dow Jones closes above 1,000 for 1st time (1003.16)
  • 1973 "Good Evening" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 438 performances
  • 1973 Canada begins production of Olympic coins
  • 1973 Jim Palmer is named AL Cy Young winner
  • 1975 Spain, Morocco & Mauretania sign accord about Spanish Sahara
  • 1976 "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse NYC after 16 performances

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 233

  • 1511 Janus Secundus, neo latin poet (Basia)
  • 1567 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange (d. 1625)
  • 1601 Jean Eudes, French missionary (d. 1680)
  • 1650 Willem III Henry, [Dutch William], king of England (1689-1702)
  • 1663 Friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer
  • 1679 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius
  • 1719 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, composer
  • 1740 Johann van Beethoven, Ludwig van Beethoven's father and first teacher (d. 1792)
  • 1746 Giulio Gabrielli the Younger, Italian Cardinal

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1765 Robert Fulton, Little Britain, Pen., inventor and engineer (1st commercial steamboat), (d. 1815)

Commercial Steamboat Inventor Robert Fulton
Commercial Steamboat Inventor
Robert Fulton

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1771 Marie François Xavier bichat, Paris, anatomist and physiologist (tissue theory), (d. 1802)

Anatomist and Physiologist Marie Francois Xavier Bichat
Anatomist and Physiologist
Marie Francois Xavier Bichat
  • 1774 Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, composer
  • 1776 Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis
  • 1778 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, composer
  • 1779 Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger, Danish poet (d. 1850)
  • 1796 Carlo Conti, composer

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1797 Charles Lyell, Scotland, geologist (Principles of Geology)

Geologist Charles Lyell
Geologist
Charles Lyell
  • 1800 Heinrich Ludwig Egmont Dorn, composer
  • 1802 August F Pott, German philologist (Etymology Forschungen)
  • 1803 Jacob Abbott, American writer (d. 1879)
  • 1805 Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer
  • 1812 Maria Christina of Savoy, queen of the Two Sicilies (d. 1836)
  • 1814 Michael Kelly Lawler, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), dies in 1882
  • 1816 John Curwen, composer
  • 1822 William Harrow, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1872)
  • 1823 Robert J Fruin, historian (80 year war)
  • 1825 August Reissmann, composer
  • 1827 Isaac Wistar, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1905)
  • 1828 James Birdseye MacPherson, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1864)
  • 1829 Giulio Roberti, composer
  • 1833 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian/chess player
  • 1838 August Senoa, Croatian author (Zlatarevo zlato)

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1840 Claude Monet, Paris, impressionist (Water Lilies), (d. 1926)

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet
  • 1842 Walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War (d 1959)
  • 1845 Allen Hill, cricketer (took the 1st wicket in Test cricket)
  • 1845 Johann Ernst Perabo, composer
  • 1861 Frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U)
  • 1863 Leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakelite)
  • 1875 Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater
  • 1875 Gregorio del Pilar, Filipino general (d. 1899)
  • 1877 René de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn)
  • 1878 Leopold Staff, Polish poet (d. 1957)
  • 1878 Julie Manet, French painter, daughter of Berthe Morisot (d. 1966)
  • 1879 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer
  • 1880 Eugene O'Brien, Boulder OH, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm)
  • 1883 Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek premier (1945, 50, 51-52)
  • 1885 Sonia Delaunay, Russian born French artist
  • 1887 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
  • 1887 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor/director (Willem van Oranje)
  • 1889 Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64)

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1891 Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1941)

  • 1892 James Meredith, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
  • 1893 Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi)
  • 1893 Evert S J Kruythoff, Ned Antillean author (conservation flora)
  • 1893 Piet Moeskops, Dutch world champ cyclist (1921-24, 26)
  • 1894 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist
  • 1894 Seena Owen, Spokane WA, silent screen actress (Queen Kelly)
  • 1895 Walter Freeman, American physician (d. 1972)
  • 1895 Louise Huff, American actress (d. 1973)
  • 1896 Mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61)
  • 1897 John Steuart Curry, US painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)
  • 1898 Benjamin Fondane, Romanian-French writer and filmmaker (d. 1944)
  • 1900 Clara Fasano, sculptor

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1900 Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990), born in Brooklyn, New York

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • 1901 Morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family)
  • 1904 Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer
  • 1904 Dick Powell, Mt View Ark, actor (Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater)
  • 1904 Harold Larwood, cricketer (England bodyline bowler)
  • 1904 Marya Mannes, author (The Reporter), born in NYC, New York
  • 1905 L H Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reformed of Netherlands)
  • 1905 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian author
  • 1905 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (d. 1964)
  • 1906 Louise Brooks, silent screen star (American Venus, Pandora's Box)
  • 1907 Astrid Lindgren, Swedish children book author (Pipi Longstocking)
  • 1907 Howard William Hunter, Mormon Church Leader
  • 1907 Pedro Arrupe, Spanish priest/Jesuit
  • 1908 Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)

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1909 Joseph McCarthy, US Senator, (Rep - Wisconsin) claimed anti-communists had infiltrated US govt.

US Senator Joseph McCarthy
US Senator
Joseph McCarthy
  • 1910 Eric Lawson Malpass, writer
  • 1910 Norman MacCaig, poet
  • 1910 Rosemary DeCamp, Prescott Az, actress (Love That Bob, That Girl)
  • 1912 Barbara Hutton, heiress (Woolworth)
  • 1914 Eric John Crozier, producer/librettist
  • 1914 Florentine Rost van Tonningen-Heubel, Dutch black widow/Nazi
  • 1914 Ken Carson, Coalgate Oklahoma, singer (Garry Moore Show)
  • 1915 Edward Digby Baltzell, Ivy League sociologist
  • 1916 Sherwood Schwartz, Passaic NJ, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is)
  • 1919 Lisa Otto, German soprano
  • 1920 Johnny Desmond, singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1921 Brian Keith, Bayonne NJ, actor (Bill-Family Affair, Loneliest Runner)
  • 1922 Veronica Lake, [Constance Ockleman], actress (I Married a Witch) (d. 1973)
  • 1922 Boutros Boutros Ghali, Egyptian secretary-general of UN (1992- )
  • 1922 Marina Candael, Flemish dancer/choreography (Rhapsody in Blue)
  • 1923 Margaret Courtenay, actress (Royal Flash, Duet for One)
  • 1924 Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist
  • 1924 Billy Jim Layton, composer
  • 1924 Kenneth J Gray, (Rep-D-IL, 1955-75, 85- )
  • 1924 Leonid B Kogan, Dnepropetrovsk Russia, violinist (Lenin Prize-1952)
  • 1924 Phyllis Avery, actress (Alice-George Gobel Show, Ruth-Mr Novak), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 Narciso Yepes, Lorca Spain, guitarist (Orquesta Nacionale 1947)

Famous Weddings

  • 1677 Prince Willem III Henry (14) marries English princess Mary Stuart (9)

HeartWedding of Interest

1855 Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart (22) weds Flora Cooke in Fort Riley, Kansas

Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart
Confederate General
J.E.B. Stuart

HeartWedding of Interest

1951 Musician Louis Jordan (43) weds dancer Vicky Hayes

Musician Louis Jordan
Musician
Louis Jordan

HeartWedding of Interest

1964 MLB right fielder Roberto Clemente (30) weds Vera Zabala at San Fernando Church in Carolina

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente
  • 1973 Britain's Princess Anne marries commoner, Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey

HeartWedding of Interest

1996 King of Pop Michael Jackson (38) weds Debbie Rowe (38) in Sydney, Australia

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

HeartWedding of Interest

1998 Chicago Bulls NBA player Dennis Rodman (37) weds "Baywatch" actress Carmen Electra (26) at Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Basketball Player Dennis Rodman
Basketball Player
Dennis Rodman
Actress Carmen Electra
Actress
Carmen Electra
  • 1998 "Can't Hardly Wait" actor Ethan Embry (20) weds Amelinda Smith
  • 2009 "Kings of Leon" drummer Nate Followill (33) weds singer Jessie Baylin (25) at the Wolf Den Farm in Brentwood, Tennessee

Famous Divorces


Broken-heartDivorce of Interest

1983 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (35) divorces Sarah Hugill after more than 11 years of marriage


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 111

  • 784 Alberik I, bishop of Utrecht, dies
  • 976 T'ai tsu, emperor of China/founder of Sung-dynasty, dies
  • 1226 Frederick of Isenberg, German politician (executed) (b. 1193)

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1263 Alexander Nevsky, [Aleksandr], Grand Prince of Novgorod and Vladimir dies at 43

Key Figure of Medieval Rus Alexander Nevsky
Key Figure of Medieval Rus
Alexander Nevsky
  • 1359 Gregorius Palamas, Byzantine mystic/archbishop/saint, dies
  • 1391 Nikola Tavelić, First Croatian saint (b. 1340)
  • 1522 Anne of France, daughter of French King Louis XI, Princess and French Regent (for her brother King Charles VIII during his minority). Born 1461
  • 1556 Giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (b. 1504)
  • 1589 Philipp Apianus [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German geographer, dies at 58
  • 1625 Giulio C Procaccini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies
  • 1633 William Ames, English philosopher (b. 1576)
  • 1673 Michael Wisniowieki, King of Poland, dies
  • 1687 Eleanor "Nell" Gwyn, English mistress of King Charles II, dies at 37
  • 1691 Tosa Mitsuoki, Japanese painter (b. 1617)
  • 1692 Christoph Bernhard, German composer, dies at 64
  • 1716 Gottfried W Leibniz, German philosopher/theologist, dies at 70
  • 1734 Louise de Keroualle, English duchess/mistress of king Charles II, dies
  • 1746 Georg Steller, German naturalist (b. 1709)
  • 1780 Jacobus Houbraken, engraver/illustrator, dies at 81
  • 1794 Pieter Nieuwland, prodigy/"Dutch Newton", dies at 30
  • 1804 Agatha "Aagje" Blanket, literary (Sara Burgerhart), dies at 62
  • 1817 Policarpa Salavarrieta, Colombian revolutionary (b. 1795)
  • 1825 Jean Paul, writer, dies at 62
  • 1829 Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, French pharmacist (b. 1763)
  • 1831 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian composer/piano builder, dies at 74
  • 1832 Charles Carroll, large landowner/signed Decl of Ind, dies at 95
  • 1832 Rasmus Rask, Danish language scholar, dies at 44
  • 1841 Thomas Bruce, Count of Elgin & Kincardine, British diplomat, dies
  • 1842 Henry de Cock, reform vicar, dies at 41
  • 1844 Flora Tristan, writer, dies at 41
  • 1844 John Abercrombie, British physician (b. 1780)
  • 1860 Feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58
  • 1866 King Miguel of Portugal (b. 1802)
  • 1902 Paulus T van der Maesen the Sombreff, foreign minister, dies
  • 1906 Hendrik J Schimmel, author/dramatist, dies
  • 1907 Andrew Inglis Clark, Australian politician (b. 1848)
  • 1908 Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies
  • 1914 Frederick Sleigh "Bobs" Roberts, governor of Natal, dies at 82
  • 1914 Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar, Malayalin journalist (b. 1861)

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1915 Booker T. Washington, educator/organizier, dies at 59 in Tuskegee Ala

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington
  • 1915 Theodor Leschetizky, composer, dies at 85
  • 1916 Henry George, Jr., American politician (b. 1862)
  • 1916 Saki, British writer (b. 1870)
  • 1917 William Smith, British deserter in France, executed at 20
  • 1922 Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer, dies at 79
  • 1925 Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer, dies at 78
  • 1929 Joseph McGinnity, baseball pitcher (NY Giants), dies at 58
  • 1935 J Wouter[us] van Dieren, biologist (Terschelling), dies
  • 1937 Jack O'Connor, American baseball player (b. 1869)
  • 1944 Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist (b. 1873)
  • 1946 Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], author/Radio Orange, dies
  • 1946 Manuel de Falla, Spanish composer (b. 1876)
  • 1947 Joseph Allard, French Canadian fiddler (b. 1873)
  • 1955 Robert E Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois), dies at 59
  • 1959 Thomas Ross, actor (Without Limit), dies at 84
  • 1960 Walter Catlett, actor (Climax), dies of a stroke at 71
  • 1962 Manuel Galvez, Argentina writer/poet (Hombres & Soledad), dies at 80
  • 1964 Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director KNMI, dies at 85
  • 1965 George Bissett, cricketer (25 wickets in 4 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1965 Russell Collins, actor (Niagara, Close Up, Shockproof), dies at 68
  • 1967 Colonel C K Nayudu, cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30's), dies
  • 1971 William Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver (b. 1934)
  • 1972 Martin Dies, (Rep)/1st chairman of House Un-American, dies
  • 1974 Johnny Mack Brown, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), dies at 70
  • 1975 Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter, dies at 88
  • 1977 Richard Addinsell, English composer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 73
  • 1977 A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder-Acarya of ISKCON (b. 1896)
  • 1979 Bill Farrimond, England cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests 1930-35), dies
  • 1981 Robert Bradford, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1941)
  • 1982 Joachim Stutschewsky, composer, dies at 91
  • 1984 George Matthews, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73
  • 1984 Cesar Climaco, Filipino politician (b. 1916)
  • 1987 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88
  • 1990 K L Poll, journalist/author, dies
  • 1990 Malcolm Muggeridge, WW II spy for Britain, dies at 87
  • 1990 Robert Mariano, entertainer, dies at 21
  • 1991 Tony Richardson, British director (Tom Jones), dies of AIDs at 63
  • 1992 Clem Beauchamp, US stuntman/director (Tarzan, Superman), dies
  • 1992 Earnest FH Happel, East German soccer/trainer/coach, dies
  • 1992 George Adams, US tenor saxophonist/flautist (Changes One), dies
  • 1992 Joop Van Nellen, soccer/trainer (DHC/"We go to Rome!"), dies
  • 1992 Robert Reese, producer, dies of natural causes at 66
  • 1993 Sanzo Nosaka, co-founder of Japanese Communist Party (1922), dies
  • 1994 Ferdinand J Kranenburg, director of queen (North Holland), dies at 83
  • 1994 Jake Dengel, US actor (Ragtime, Ironweed), dies at 61
  • 1994 John F Hampe, pathologist (Fabric & Stoflongen), dies at 83
  • 1994 John I M Stewart, detective writer (A Comedy of Terrors), dies at 88
  • 1994 Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist, dies at 60
  • 1994 Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
  • 1995 Jack Finney, author (Body Snatchers), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • 1995 Jack Walter Braden Finney, writer, dies at 84
  • 1995 John Lapworth Holt, boat Designer, dies at 83
  • 1995 John Lee Admiral-Barber, dies at 90
  • 1996 Havelock Henry Trevor Hudson, lloyd's underwriter, dies at 77
  • 1996 Joseph Bernardin, cardinal Archbishop of Chicago, dies at 68
  • 1996 Liz Knights, publisher, dies at 41
  • 1996 Vera von der Heydt, psychoanalyst, dies at 96
  • 1996 Virginia Cherrill, actress (Lake Extra, Brat, City Lights), dies at 88
  • 1997 Eddie Arcaro, jockey (won 2 Triple Crowns), dies at 81
  • 1997 Stefan Lorant, writer/actor, dies at 96