On This Day for 22nd November

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 186

  • 498 St Symmachus begins his reign as Pope replacing Anastasius II
  • 845 845 : the first King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeats the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon near Redon.
  • 1220 Frederick II crowned Holy Roman Emperor in Rome by Pope Honorius III
  • 1346 Street fights in Utrecht, Hollandsgezinde Gunterlingen statements

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1492 Pinta under Martín Alonso Pinzón separates from Columbus's fleet

Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus
Explorer of the New World
Christopher Columbus

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1497 Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope on way to first voyage from Europe to reach India

Explorer Vasco da Gama
Explorer
Vasco da Gama
  • 1542 Spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America
  • 1573 The Brazilian city of Niterói is founded.
  • 1574 Discovery of the Juan Fernández Islands off Chile.

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1675 English king Charles II adjourns parliament

  • 1683 Purcell's "Welcome to All the Pleasures" premieres in London
  • 1699 Treaty of Preobrasjensku Denmark/Russia/Saksen/Poland divide Sweden
  • 1707 Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Friesland
  • 1714 King Karel XII leaves Turkish captivity to return to Sweden
  • 1794 Strasbourg Alsace-Lorraine, prohibits circumcision & wearing of beards
  • 1809 Peregrine Williamson of Baltimore patents a steel pen
  • 1830 Charles Grey, (2nd Earl Grey), became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 1831 Opera "Robert Le Diable" is produced (Paris)
  • 1842 Mount St Helens in Washington erupts
  • 1851 Opera "La Perle Du Brésil" is produced (Paris)
  • 1861 Battle of Ft McRee, FL
  • 1864 American Civil War Battle at Griswoldville, Georgia, ends after 650 casualties
  • 1864 Union General O Howard orders plunderers be shot to death
  • 1872 Franz Grillparzer's "Die Judin von Toledo" premieres in Prague
  • 1884 T Thomas Fortune starts NY Freeman (NY Age) newspaper
  • 1886 Victoria Street Cable Tram route begins in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1898 Opera "Iris" premieres (Rome)
  • 1899 -23] Battle at Willow Grange, Natal (British vs Boer army)
  • 1900 Paul Kruger, exiled President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, is given a popular welcome when he lands at Marseilles, France

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1903 Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt are engaged

US First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
US First Lady
Eleanor Roosevelt
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 1905 British, Italian, Russian, French & Austro-Hungarian fleet attacks Lesbos
  • 1906 International Radio Telecommunications Com adopts "SOS" as new call for help
  • 1906 Peter Stolypin, Prime Minister of Russia, introduces agrarian reforms allowing peasants to withdraw from the communes and take their share of land for private ownership
  • 1908 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0
  • 1910 Arthur Knight patents steel shaft golf clubs
  • 1914 Ypres, Belgium, burned by German bombing
  • 1914 Indian troops take Basra in Mesopotamia
  • 1917 NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands
  • 1918 Grand Duke Frederik II, the last Grand Duke of Baden, resigns
  • 1918 King Albert I's triumphant procession through Brussels
  • 1918 Marshal Józef Pilsudski becomes 1st President (dictator) of Poland
  • 1918 Polish forces attack Jewish community of Lemberg (Lvov)
  • 1919 15,000 men are cremated at Domela Newenhouse, Amsterdam
  • 1919 Labor conference committee in US urges 8-hour work day & 48-hour week
  • 1922 British Labour party selects Ramsay MacDonald as leader
  • 1922 Library Ave in Bronx named
  • 1922 Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government

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1923 Calvin Coolidge pardons WW I German spy Lothar Witzke, sentenced to death

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • 1924 Britain orders Egyptians out of Sudan
  • 1926 Imperial Conference ends, giving autonomy inside British Commonwealth
  • 1927 1st snowmobile patent granted to Carl Eliason (Sayner Wisc)
  • 1927 George Gershwin's "Funny Face" premieres in NYC

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1927 Neil Simon Theater (Alvin) opens at 250 W 52nd St NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • 1927 Belgian government of Henri Jaspar falls
  • 1928 "Bolero" by Maurice Ravel first performed publicly (Paris)

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1929 Bradman scores 157 for NSW against the MCC at cricket SCG

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1930 1st Irish Sweepstake run
  • 1930 1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)
  • 1930 Elijah Muhammad forms Nation of Islam in Detroit
  • 1930 8th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 6-0 in Annapolis
  • 1931 Ferde Grofe's "Grand Canyon Suite" premieres
  • 1932 Pump patented that computes quantity & price delivered
  • 1934 "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" 1st heard on Eddie Cantor's show
  • 1935 China Clipper (flying boat) took off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight

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1936 19th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst NC

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Denny Shute

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1939 Bugsy Siegel, Whitey Krakower, Frankie Carbo and Albert Tannenbaum kill Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg outside his apartment after Greenberg had threatened to become a police informant

Mobster Bugsy Siegel
Mobster
Bugsy Siegel
  • 1940 500 students in Delft demonstrate against nazis
  • 1941 British cruiser Devonshire sinks German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis
  • 1941 NZ troops conquer Ft Capuzzo Libya
  • 1942 Gen-major Rodins 26th Pantser corp recaptures Ostrov

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1942 Adolf Hitler orders Rommel's Africa Korps to fight to the last man

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

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1943 FDR, Churchill & Chiang Kai-shek meet to discuss ways to defeat Japan

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • 1943 France officially recognises the independence of Lebanon, releasing the imprison Lebanese government
  • 1943 RAF begins air bombing of Berlin
  • 1943 US troops land on Abemada, Gilbert Island
  • 1944 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen
  • 1945 "Day before Spring" opens at National Theater NYC for 167 performances
  • 1945 Jim Benton, Cleveland end, gains 303 yards (NFL record)
  • 1950 7,021 see lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons 19, Minneapolis Lakers 18
  • 1950 79 die in a train crash in Richmond Hills NY
  • 1952 As' Harry Byrd selected AL Rookie of Year
  • 1954 Humane Society forms
  • 1955 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1955 RCA Victor's best investment paying $25,000 to Sun Records & Sam Philips for rights to Elvis Presley, a truck driver from Tupelo Miss

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • 1956 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne

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1956 Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games

NBA Guard Bill Sharman
NBA Guard
Bill Sharman

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1957 Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP for the 2nd time

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

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1957 Miles Davis Quintet debuts a jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in NY

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • 1957 Simon & Garfunkel appear on "American Bandstand" as "Tom & Jerry"
  • 1959 AFL's 1st draft - NY Titans choice George Izo, QB, Notre Dame
  • 1959 Boston Patriots enters AFL
  • 1960 French National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons
  • 1961 Frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues

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1961 St Louis Hawk Bob Pettit sets NBA record, hitting 19 of 19 free throws

NBA Forward Bob Pettit
NBA Forward
Bob Pettit

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1961 Producers Albert Broccoli & Harry Saltzman announce expensive publicity campaign to make Sean Connery (James Bond) a star

  • 1962 7th British Empire Games and Commonwealth Games open in Perth, Australia
  • 1963 The Beatles release their second album "With the Beatles" in UK

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1963 Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as the 36th US president after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

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1963 American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1964 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 238

  • 1428 Richard Neville [16th Earl of Warwick], English nobleman and military commander known as Warwick the Kingmaker (d. 1471)
  • 1458 Jacob Obrecht, Dutch composer (d. 1505)
  • 1511 Erasmus Reinhold, Germany, mathematician (calculated planetary table)
  • 1515 Marie Guise, French wife of king James V of Scotland
  • 1535 John, the Old, earl of Nassau/tribal father Neth royal family
  • 1564 Henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham, English conspirator (d. 1610)
  • 1579 Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, Dutch lawyer/pastor/lyricist
  • 1602 Elisabeth of Bourbon, Queen of Philip IV of Spain (d. 1644)
  • 1606 Pieter II de Jode, Flemish engraver/publisher
  • 1635 Francis Willughby, English biologist (d. 1672)
  • 1643 René R Cavelier sieur de La Salle, French explorer
  • 1690 Francois Collin de Blamont, composer
  • 1698 Pierre de Rigaud, Canadian-born French Governor (d. 1778)
  • 1709 Frantisek Benda, composer
  • 1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach (Sinfonias 64)
  • 1721 Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres, Swiss-born Canadian statesman (d. 1824)
  • 1722 Hryhorii Skovoroda, Ukrainian poet (d. 1794)

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1744 Abigail Adams, American 2nd first lady (1797-1801) (11/11 O.S.), born in Weymouth Massachusetts (d. 1818)

2nd First Lady of the United States Abigail Adams
2nd First Lady of the United States
Abigail Adams
  • 1767 Andreas Hofer, Tirol nationalist
  • 1771 Paul R Cantzlaar, gov of Saba/St-Eustatius/Curacao/Dutch-West Indies
  • 1780 Conradin Kreutzer, composer
  • 1780 Jose Cecilio del Valle, Honduran Politician (d. 1834)
  • 1805 Benjamin Hugur, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1877)
  • 1808 Thomas Cook, founder (Cook travel bureau)
  • 1814 Serranus Clinton Hastings, American politician (d. 1893)
  • 1818 Samuel Gibbs French, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1910)
  • 1819 George Eliot, [Mary Anne Evans], English author (Middlemarch, Silas Marner), born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire (d. 1880)
  • 1823 Nathan Kimball, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1898)
  • 1832 George Henry Chapman, Bvt Maj Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1882)
  • 1835 Frank Crawford Armstrong, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1838 Jose Augusto da Ferreira Veiga, Viscount d' Arneiro, composer
  • 1842 Anna S Barbiers, actress (Uncle Tom)
  • 1849 Friedrich von Bernhardi, German historian (Germany & the Next War)
  • 1849 Christian Rohlfs, German artist (d. 1938)
  • 1852 Paul H B d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist
  • 1856 Heber J Grant, Salt Lake City, 7th pres of Mormon church
  • 1857 George Gissing, English author (Thyrza, Crown of Life)
  • 1868 John Nance Garner, (D) 32nd VP (1933-41)

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1869 Andre Gide, writer (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947), born in Paris, France

Writer André Gide
Writer
André Gide
  • 1870 Howard Brockway, composer
  • 1873 Johnny Tyldesley, cricketer (brother of Ernest, 31 Tests for England)
  • 1873 Leopold CMS Amery, British minister of Colonies (India)
  • 1875 Elizabeth Patterson, Savannah TN, actress (Climax, Tall Story)
  • 1875 Georges Rency, Belgian poet
  • 1877 Joan Gamper, Swiss-born businessman and founder of FC Barcelona (d. 1930)
  • 1884 Syed Sulaiman Nadvi, Pakistani biographer of Muhammad (d. 1953)
  • 1888 Tarzan, of the Apes, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel

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1890 Charles de Gaulle, Lille, France, President of France (1958-69), (d. 1970)

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • 1891 Bengt Axel von Torne, composer
  • 1891 Edward Bernays, PR expert
  • 1891 Erik Lindahl, Swedish economist (Theory of Money & Capital)
  • 1893 M Kaganovitsj Kogan, people's commissioner for Stalin
  • 1893 Harley J. Earl, American automobile designer (d. 1969)
  • 1896 Mario La Broca, composer
  • 1896 Nikolai S Tichonov, Russian writer (against Pasternak) [OS]
  • 1897 Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer (d. 1989)
  • 1898 Wiley Post, Grand Plain Tx, aviator/parachutist (crashed in Alaska)
  • 1899 Hoagy Carmichael, Bloomington Ind, actor/songwriter (Stardust)
  • 1900 Hugo Godron, composer
  • 1900 Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and novelist (d. 1980)
  • 1901 Joaquin Rodrigo, Sagunto Spain, composer
  • 1902 Emanuel Feuermann, Kolomea Galicia, cellist (Chicago Symph Orch)
  • 1902 Sir Humphrey Gibbs, Rhodesian politician (d. 1990)
  • 1902 Albert Leduc, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1990)
  • 1903 Herbert Sally Frankel, economist
  • 1904 Roland Winters, actor (Mama, Smothers Brothers), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1905 James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism)
  • 1906 Howard Petrie, Beverly MA, actor (Border River, Bounty Hunter)
  • 1906 Lee Patrick, actress (Henrietta-Topper, Maltese Falcon), born in NYC, New York
  • 1907 Bernard Naylor, composer
  • 1907 Dick Bartell, baseball player
  • 1907 Dora Maar, Tours France, French painter and photographer and lover of Picasso
  • 1908 Michael Balfour, historian
  • 1909 Theodorus H J Zwartkruis, Bishop of Haarlem Netherlands (1966-83)
  • 1909 Mikhail Mil, Russian aviation designer (d. 1970)
  • 1912 Doris Duke, multi-millionaire (American Tobacco heiress), born in NYC, New York
  • 1912 Eric Stuart Woord, archaeologist
  • 1913 Benjamin Britten, Lowestoft Suffolk England, composer (Beggar's Opera)
  • 1913 Cecilia Muñoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (d. 2006)
  • 1914 Peter Woolridge Townsend, war hero courtier writer
  • 1917 Jean-Etienne Marie, composer
  • 1917 Bridget Bate Tichenor (born Bridget Pamela Arkwright Bate), Mexican surrealist painter, born in Paris, France
  • 1918 Claiborne Pell, (Sen-D-RI, 1961- )
  • 1919 Wilfred Norman Aldridge, biochemist/toxicologist
  • 1920 Anne Crawford, British film actor (d. 1956)

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1921 Rodney Dangerfield, [John Cohen], Babylon NY, comedian (Caddyshack)

Comedian and Actor Rodney Dangerfield
Comedian and Actor
Rodney Dangerfield
  • 1921 Brian Cleeve, Irish broadcaster (d. 2003)
  • 1922 Fikret Dzhamil Amirov, Kirovabad Russia, Azerbaijani composer (Shur)
  • 1923 Arthur Hiller, director (Love Story)
  • 1923 Dika Newlin, composer
  • 1924 Axel Borup-Jorgensen, composer
  • 1924 Geraldine Page, Kirksville Mo (Interiors, Trip to Bountiful)
  • 1925 Gunther Schuller, hornist/ jazz composer (Visitation), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1926 Lew Burdette, baseball player
  • 1926 Zulfiqar Ahmed, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (9 Tests 1952-56)
  • 1927 Grady "Fats" Jackson, tenor sax player
  • 1928 Juno Stover-Irwin, US, diver (Olympic-silver-1956)
  • 1928 Pat Smythe, England, equestrian jumper (Olympic-bronze-1956)
  • 1928 Timothy Beaumont, Baron Beaumont of Whitley (d. 2008)
  • 1929 Aleksandar Popović, Serbian dramatist (d. 1996)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1965 Bob Dylan weds Sara Lowndes

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
  • 1997 "The Lord of The Rings" actor Sean Bean (38) weds actress Abigail Cruttenden (29)

HeartWedding of Interest

1998 "Titanic" actress Kate Winslet (23) weds assistant film director Jim Threapleton (25) at All Saints Church in Reading, England

Actress Kate Winslet
Actress
Kate Winslet

HeartWedding of Interest

2003 Actress Carmen Electra (31) weds rocker Dave Navarro (36) at the St. Regis Hotel in Los Angeles, California

  • 2003 Singer Wynonna Judd (39) weds D. R. Roach (39) in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee
  • 2010 Radio and TV personality Danny Bonaduce (51) weds his manager Amy Railsback (28) at the Four Seasons on Maui, Hawaii

Famous Divorces

  • 2011 Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (27) divorces rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two and a half year of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 141

  • 365 Felix II, Italian anti-pope, dies after failing to regain position as Pope from Liberius
  • 950 Lotharius, King of Italy (947-50), dies
  • 1247 Robin Hood, dies (from "A Lytell Geste of Robyn Hood")
  • 1286 Eric V of Denmark, Danish King (b. 1249)
  • 1318 Mikhail Yaroslavich, Russian prince (b. 1271)
  • 1594 Martin Frobisher, English vice-admiral/explorer, dies
  • 1617 Ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17), dies
  • 1694 John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1630)
  • 1697 Libéral Bruant, French architect (b. 1635)

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1718 Blackbeard, notorious English pirate, dies in battle at 38

Pirate Blackbeard
Pirate
Blackbeard
  • 1751 Anton Englert, composer, dies at 77
  • 1758 Richard Edgcumbe, 1st Baron Edgcumbe, British politician (b. 1680)
  • 1773 Robert Clive, English occupier (India), dies at about 48
  • 1776 Johann Caspar Simon, composer, dies at 75
  • 1781 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist, dies at 57
  • 1782 John Barueth, vicar/pamphleter, dies
  • 1782 John de Mol, porcelein manufacturer, dies
  • 1783 John Hanson, American Continental Congressman (b. 1715)
  • 1794 John Alsop, American Continental Congressman (b. 1724)
  • 1799 Baroness van Dorth, orangist, executed
  • 1803 Bernardus Bosch, Dutch vicar/patriot, dies at 57
  • 1813 Johann Gottfried Vierling, composer, dies at 63
  • 1825 Ann Bailey, pioneer, dies
  • 1826 Pavel Lambert Masek, composer, dies at 65
  • 1852 August Alexander Klengel, composer, dies at 69
  • 1859 Ludwig "Louis" Spohr, German violinist/composer (Faust), dies at 75
  • 1871 Oscar J Dunn, (Lt Gov-La), dies suddenly, charges he was poisoned
  • 1875 Henry Wilson, Vice President of the United States (b. 1812)
  • 1886 William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)
  • 1890 Johanne Luise Heiberg, Danish actress, dies at 77
  • 1893 James Calder, 5th President of the Pennsylvania State University (b. 1826)
  • 1896 George Washington Gale Ferris, inventor (Ferris wheel), dies
  • 1896 Leon Leopold Lewandoski, composer, dies at 65
  • 1900 Arthur Sullivan, English operatic composer (Mikado, Pirates of Penzance), dies at 58
  • 1901 Aleksandr Kovalevsky, Russian Biologist (founded comparative embryology and experimental histology), dies at 61
  • 1902 Friedrich A Krupp, cannon manufacturer, commits suicide
  • 1902 Septimus Winner, composer, dies at 75
  • 1904 Theophile E A de Bock, painter/etcher, dies
  • 1906 Earnest Josephson, Swedish painter, dies
  • 1916 Jack London, American activist and author (Call of the Wild), dies at 40
  • 1917 Teoberto Maler, German-born explorer (b. 1842)
  • 1919 Francisco Moreno, Argentine explorer (b. 1852)
  • 1920 Manuel Pérez y Curis, Uruguayan poet (b. 1884)
  • 1924 Herman Heijermans Jr, author (On Hope, Heap of Blessing), dies
  • 1926 Darvish Khan, Iranian musician (b. 1872)
  • 1932 William Walker Atkinson, American author (b. 1862)
  • 1936 Louis F H Apol, painter/etcher/literary, dies at 86
  • 1940 Waclaw Berent, Polish novelist, dies at 67
  • 1941 Werner Mölders, German ace fighter pilot (b. 1915)
  • 1943 Lorenz Hart, lyricist, dies in NY
  • 1943 Pietro Alessandro Yon, composer, dies at 57
  • 1944 Arthur Stanley Eddington, dies
  • 1946 Bertie Rose-Innes, cricketer (South Africa's Test), dies
  • 1946 Otto Georg Thierack, German jurist (b. 1889)
  • 1953 Syed Sulaiman Nadvi, Pakistani religious scholar and biographer of Muhammad (b. 1884)
  • 1954 Andrej J Vysjinski, Russian UN ambassador, dies at 70
  • 1954 Moroni Olsen, actor (Possessed), dies at 65
  • 1954 Roderick McMahon, Professional Wrestling/Boxing Booker (b. 1882)
  • 1955 Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer, dies at 91
  • 1955 Shemp Howard, actor (3 Stooges), dies at 60
  • 1956 Vincent (Moro-)Giafferi, French criminal (Caillaux/Landru), dies
  • 1956 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born choreographer (b. 1882)

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1959 Molla Mallory, eight-time U.S. Open tennis champion, dies at 75

Tennis Player and Eight-Time U.S. Open Champion Molla Mallory
Tennis Player and Eight-Time U.S. Open Champion
Molla Mallory

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1963 Aldous Huxley, English author ('Brave New World'), dies at 69

  • 1963 Bikram Singh, Indies Lt-General (Kashmir), dies

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1963 C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], Irish author (Silver Chair), dies at 64

Author and Theologian C. S. Lewis
Author and Theologian
C. S. Lewis
  • 1963 Claude Floquet, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1963 Daulet Singh, Indies Lt-General, dies

MurderAssassination

1963 John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States (1961-63), assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas at 46

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • 1963 NKD Nanavati, Indies general-major (WW II), dies
  • 1963 William R Titterton, English author (Candle of the Stars), dies at 87
  • 1963 Wilhelm Beiglböck, Nazi physician (b. 1905)
  • 1963 J. D. Tippit, Dallas Police Officer (b. 1924)
  • 1966 Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles, dies
  • 1967 Edvin Kallstenius, composer, dies at 86
  • 1967 Pavel Korin, Russian painter (b. 1892)
  • 1969 Acario Cotapos, composer, dies at 80
  • 1971 Walter Sande, actor (Red Planet Mars), dies of heart attack at 65
  • 1976 Rupert Davies, actor (Zeppelin, Oblong Box), dies at 59
  • 1977 Reg Perks, England cricket pace bowler (1938-39), dies
  • 1979 Anne Vondeling, Male Dutch soc democratic party-minister, dies at 63
  • 1980 Herbert Wade, cricketer (South African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies
  • 1980 Leonard Barr, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Szysznyk), dies at 77

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1980 Mae West, actress (She Done Him Wrong), dies in Hollywood at 87

Actress Mae West
Actress
Mae West
  • 1980 Norah McGuinness, Northern Irish painter (b. 1901)
  • 1981 Andreina Pagnani, actress (Il Commandante), dies at 74
  • 1981 Jack Fingleton, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia, 1189 runs), dies
  • 1982 Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80
  • 1982 Enny, [Engelina] de Leeuwe, actress (Anatevka), dies at 84
  • 1982 Max Deutsch, composer, dies at 90
  • 1983 Michael Conrad, actor (Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 58
  • 1986 Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician, dies at 73
  • 1986 Robert Sutton Whitney, composer, dies at 82
  • 1986 Scatman Crothers, actor (Shining, Zapped), dies at 76
  • 1986 William Bradford Huie, American writer (b. 1910)
  • 1987 Ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies
  • 1988 Erich Fried, writer, dies at 67
  • 1988 Janet Ertel, crooner, dies
  • 1988 Luis Barragán, Mexican architect (b. 1908)
  • 1988 Paul Vario, U.S. Italian Mafia of the Lucchese Family (b. 1914)