On This Day for 26th November

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 186


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43 BC The Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus ("Octavian", later "Caesar Augustus"), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony is formed.

Roman Emperor Augustus Caesar
Roman Emperor
Augustus Caesar
Roman Politician and General Mark Antony
Roman Politician and General
Mark Antony
  • 579 Pelagius II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 783 Asturian queen Adosinda was put in the monastery of San Juan de Pravia, where she lived out the rest of her life, to prevent her kin from retaking the throne from Mauregatus.

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1476 vlad III Dracula defeats Basarab Laiota with the help of Stephen the Great and Stephen V Bathory and becomes the ruler of Wallachia for the third time.

Wallachian Prince Vlad the Impaler
Wallachian Prince
Vlad the Impaler
  • 1527 Pope Clemens VII signs treaty with emperor Karel I
  • 1580 French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty
  • 1648 Pope Innocent X condemns Peace of Westphalia
  • 1688 Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg

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1688 French King Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • 1688 King James II escapes back to London
  • 1703 Great storm of 1703 hits Southern England (NS 7 Dec) - thousands killed, Royal Navy losses 13 ships and around 1,500 seamen
  • 1716 1st lion exhibited in America (Boston)
  • 1741 French & Beiers army occupies Prague
  • 1764 France bans Jesuit enorde
  • 1778 Captain Cook discovers Maui in the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii)
  • 1784 Catholic Apostolic Prefecture of the United States established.
  • 1789 1st national Thanksgiving in USA
  • 1793 Republican calendar replaces Gregorian calendar in France
  • 1805 Official opening of Thomas Telford's Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, carrying the Llangollen canal 126 feet above the River Dee
  • 1825 1st college fraternity founded (Kappa Alpha (Union College, NY))
  • 1832 1st streetcar railway in America starts operating (NYC) (12 cent fare)
  • 1835 HMS Beagle leaves Tahiti for NZ
  • 1841 1st date in James Clavell's novel Tai-Pan
  • 1842 The University of Notre Dame is founded.
  • 1847 Alfred de Mussets "Un Caprice" premieres in Paris

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1859 Last weekly installment of Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is published in literary periodical "All the Year Round"

Novelist Charles Dickens
Novelist
Charles Dickens
  • 1861 West Virginia created as a result of dispute over slavery with Virginia
  • 1863 -Dec 2] Mine Run campaign, VA
  • 1864 Confederate troops vacate Sandersville Georgia
  • 1864 Skirmish at Sylvan Brutal/Waynesboro, Georgia

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1865 "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll published in USA

Author and Mathematician Lewis Carroll
Author and Mathematician
Lewis Carroll
  • 1865 Battle of Papudo: The Spanish navy engages a combined Peruvian-Chilean fleet north of Valparaiso, Chile.
  • 1867 Refrigerated railroad car patented by JB Sutherland of Detroit
  • 1868 1st baseball game played in enclosed field in SF, at 25th & Folsom
  • 1885 1st meteor photograph
  • 1894 King Lafia "Absalamu" of Nikki signs accord with France
  • 1895 Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association forms
  • 1896 1st large indoor football game, U of Chic beats U of Mich 7-6
  • 1896 A A Stagg of U Chicago creates American football huddle
  • 1898 -27) Snow/ice storm over US; 455 die
  • 1898 SS Portland “The Titanic of New England” leaves for Cape Cod, shipwrecked off Cape Ann, all 192 on board killed
  • 1901 Italy and Britain sign an agreement fixing the frontier between their colonies of Eritrea and Sudan in East Africa
  • 1905 1st Australasian Championships: Rodney Heath beats Albert Curtis (4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1909 Sigma Alpha Mu is founded in the City College of New York by 8 Jewish young men.
  • 1910 2nd CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Hamilton Tigers, 16-7
  • 1913 Russian kingdom forbids Polish congregation of speakers
  • 1913 Phi Sigma Sigma is founded at Hunter College in New York City.
  • 1914 Battleship HMS Bulwark explodes at Sheerness Harbour, England, 788 die
  • 1916 Greece declares war on Germany
  • 1916 Addressing the Chamber of Commerce in Cincinnati, US President Wilson declares that 'The business of neutrality is over. The nature of modern war leaves no state untouched'
  • 1917 The new government of Russia offers an armistice to Germany and Austria-Hungary
  • 1918 The Podgorica Assembly votes for "union of the people", declaring assimilation into the Kingdom of Serbia.

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1922 English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt

Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun Howard Carter
Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Howard Carter
  • 1924 Mongolian People's Republic proclaimed
  • 1925 Netherlands & Germany sign trade agreement
  • 1927 15th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Hamilton Tigers, 9-6
  • 1928 Paul Claudel's "Lepdrehumily" premieres in Dresden
  • 1928 Philip Barry's "Holiday" premieres in NYC

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1932 Bradman completes 10,000 runs in first-class cricket, 126 innings

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1933 Camille Chautemps becomes French premier
  • 1934 German theologist Karl Barth surrenders to Nazis
  • 1934 Turkish regiment decrees importing family names
  • 1939 4 soviet soldiers killed on Finnish-Russian border
  • 1940 Leidse students strike
  • 1940 Nazi Germany began walling off the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw

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1941 Amateur tennis champ Bobby Riggs turns pro

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Bobby Riggs
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Bobby Riggs
  • 1941 General Alan Cunningham relieved of command of British 8th Army in North Africa
  • 1941 British troops conquer Belhamed, Sidi Rezegh & El Duda
  • 1941 Japanese naval carrier force left its base & moves east toward Pearl Harbor
  • 1941 Lebanon independence first proclaimed by France

Film release premierFilm Premier

1942 "Casablanca" directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman premieres at Hollywood Theatre, NYC

  • 1942 Anti-fascist Council for National Liberation (AVNOJ) forms
  • 1944 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor
  • 1944 Himmler orders destruction of Auschwitz & Birkenau crematoria
  • 1945 During snow storm, school bus crashes, kills 15 (Washington)

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1945 Charlie "Bird" Parker leads a record date for the Savoy label, marketed as the "greatest Jazz session ever"

Jazz Saxophonist and Composer Charlie
Jazz Saxophonist and Composer
Charlie "Bird" Parker

Film release premierFilm Release

1945 "Brief Encounter", based on Noël Coward's one-act play "Still Life", directed by David Lean and starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard is released

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

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1948 1st polaroid camera sold for $89.75 in Boston at the Jordan Marsh department store. The Land Camera model 95 becomes the prototype for all Polaroid Land cameras produced for the next 15 years.

Scientist and Inventor Edwin Land
Scientist and Inventor
Edwin Land
  • 1949 37th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 28-15
  • 1949 India adopts a constitution as a British Commonwealth Republic
  • 1950 China enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River
  • 1952 1st modern 3-D movie "Bwana Devil" premieres in Hollywood
  • 1953 KBOI (now KBCI) TV channel 2 in Boise, ID (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WJHL TV channel 11 in Johnson City, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 Yamada Koun, leader of Sanbo Kyodan line of Zen, found 1st awakening
  • 1954 Test Cricket debut of Colin Cowdrey v Australia at Gabba
  • 1955 "Boy Friend" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 483 performances
  • 1955 43rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 34-19
  • 1955 Emergency crisis proclaimed in Cyprus
  • 1955 20th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 26-0 in Birmingham
  • 1956 "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC
  • 1956 USSR single sculls winner Vyacheslav Ivanov wins Olympic gold medal in his excitement he jumps for joy, & loses his medal, it sinks
  • 1957 WCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6
  • 1960 Minneapolis-St Paul baseball club takes the name Twins
  • 1960 25th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 3-0 in Birmingham
  • 1961 For 2nd time in his career, St Louis' Jerry Norton has 4 interceptions
  • 1961 Pro Baseball Rules Committee votes 8-1 against legalizing the spitball
  • 1962 Caribbean Air Transport Me NV (CLTM Airlines) forms
  • 1962 Fab Four have their first recording session under name The Beatles

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 218

  • 1288 Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan (d. 1339)
  • 1436 Princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (d. 1463)
  • 1607 John Harvard, England, clergyman/scholar, founded Harvard Univ
  • 1609 Henry Dunster, English president of Harvard College (d. 1659)
  • 1640 Carl Rosier, composer
  • 1653 Andreas Anton Schmelzer, composer
  • 1657 William Derham, English minister and writer (d. 1735)
  • 1663 Pedro de Peralta y Barnuevo, Peruvian poet (Obras Dramaticas)
  • 1678 Jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist (d. 1771)
  • 1703 Theophilus Cibber, English actor and writer (d. 1758)
  • 1731 William Cowper, England, pre-romantic poet (His Task) [NS]
  • 1736 Charles-Joseph Panckoucke, French publisher (Mercure de France)
  • 1744 Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer
  • 1754 Georg Forster, German writer, naturalist (A Voyage Round the World) and revolutionary, born in Nassenhuben (Mokry Dwór), Royal Prussia, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (d. 1794)
  • 1795 Carl P Fohr, German painter
  • 1795 Cornelis P J Elout, Dutch military/resident of West Sumatra
  • 1809 Mariano Obiols, composer
  • 1810 William G Armstrong, of Cragside, Baron/British industralist (hydraulic crane)
  • 1816 William Henry Talkbot Walker, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 1818 Louis Lacombe, composer
  • 1823 Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen, composer
  • 1827 Alfred Moore Scales, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)

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1827 Ellen G. White, American religious leader (Seventh-day Adventist Church), born in Gorham, Maine

Christian Pioneer Ellen G. White
Christian Pioneer
Ellen G. White
  • 1828 René Goblet, French politician (d. 1905)
  • 1832 Mary Edwards Walker, American doctor/women's rights leader and only woman to receive Medal of Honor (bravery during Civil War)
  • 1832 Karl Rudolf König, German physicist (d. 1901)
  • 1847 Maria Fyodorovna, Princess of Denmark and Empress of Russia (d. 1928)
  • 1850 Henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop of Utrecht (1895-1929)
  • 1857 Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist (d. 1913)
  • 1858 Katharine Drexel, Roman Catholic Saint (d. 1955)

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1861 Albert B. Fall, New Mexico Senator (Teapot Dome Scandal), born in Frankfort, Kentucky

United States Senator Albert B. Fall
United States Senator
Albert B. Fall
  • 1862 Mark A Stein, archaeologist
  • 1864 Herman Gorter, Dutch socialist/poet (May, Tiny Hero's Poem)
  • 1865 Earl Ross Drake, composer
  • 1869 Maud, Queen of Norway (d. 1938)
  • 1874 Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French author (Ecoute Israel)
  • 1876 Bart A van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style)

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1876 Willis Carrier, American engineer, developed modern air conditioning, born in Angola NY

Engineer Willis Carrier
Engineer
Willis Carrier
  • 1885 Heinrich Brüning, German politician (d. 1970)
  • 1888 Franz Jung, German writer and political activist, born in Nysa (d. 1963)
  • 1889 Albert Dieudonné, French actor and novelist (d. 1976)
  • 1892 Joe Guyon, NFL halfback (Canton, Cleveland, Oorang, Rock I, etc)
  • 1894 Norbert Wiener, US, mathematician/discovered cybernetics
  • 1894 James Charles McGuigan, Catholic cardinal archbishop of Toronto (d. 1974)
  • 1895 Bertil Lindblad, Swedish astronomer (Milky Way system)
  • 1895 William Wilson (Bill), East Dorset, Vermont, co-founder (alcoholics anonymous), (d. 1971)

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1898 Karl Ziegler, Helsa, German Empire, chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (polymers), (d. 1973)

Chemist/Nobel Laureate Karl Ziegler
Chemist/Nobel Laureate
Karl Ziegler
  • 1899 Bruno Hauptmann, German kidnapper of Charles Augustus Lindbergh III (d. 1936)
  • 1901 Philippus J Idenburg, Dutch statistician
  • 1902 Alberto Morin, PR, actor (Armando-Dallas)
  • 1902 Gerrit Jan van der Veen, [Wolffensperger], Dutch resistance fighter
  • 1904 Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist (d. 1991)
  • 1905 George Emlyn Williams, Wales, actor/playwright (David Copperfield)
  • 1905 Bob Johnson, American baseball player (d. 1982)
  • 1906 Sandro Fuga, composer
  • 1907 Ruth Patrick, American botanist
  • 1908 Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)
  • 1908 Lefty Gomez, baseball pitcher
  • 1908 Philipp Mohler, composer
  • 1909 Frances Dee, American actress (Of Human Bondage), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1909 Eugene Ionesco, playwright
  • 1910 Cyril Cusack, Durban Natal South Africa, actor (Day of the Jackal)
  • 1911 Raymond Scheyven, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs
  • 1911 Ronald Diggens, English fabric manufacturer/multi-millionaire
  • 1911 Samuel H Reshevsky, Polish/US chess grandmaster/prodigy
  • 1912 Eric Sevareid, Velva ND, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)
  • 1912 Eugene Ionesco, Slatina Romania, dramatist (Rhinoceros)
  • 1912 Gunnar Johannes Sonstevold, composer
  • 1913 Foy Draper, US, relay runner (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • 1913 Joshua William Steward, polymath
  • 1915 Earl Wild, composer/pianist (Caesar's Hour, NBC Symph 1942), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1915 Herbert Joeks, [Herbert J van Hugten], Dutch actor (Snip & Snap, Pipo)
  • 1916 Bob Elliott, MLB player (Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves), born in San Francisco (d. 1966)
  • 1916 Mareo Ishiketa, composer
  • 1918 Patricio Aylwin, Chilean lawyer and politician, President of Chile (1990-94), born in Viña del Mar, Chile (d. 2016)
  • 1919 Frederik Pohl, US, sci-fi author (3 Hugo, Gateway, Bipohl), (d. 2013)
  • 1920 Istvan Sarkozy, composer
  • 1920 Paul T B Rodenko, poet/author (Stolen Lover)
  • 1920 Daniel Petrie, Canadian-born television and movie director (d. 2004)
  • 1921 Francoise Gilot, painter, designer, author living legacy award, 1984
  • 1921 Verghese Kurien, Calicut, British India, engineer (billion-litre idea), (d.2012)
  • 1922 Adele Jergens, actress (Dark Past, Fuller Brush Man), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1922 Charles M. Schulz, Minneapolis MN, cartoonist (Peanuts), (d. 2000)

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Cartoonist
Charles M. Schulz
  • 1923 Patricia Phoenix, County Galway Ireland, actress (L Shaped Room)
  • 1924 George Segal, New York, American painter and sculptor of lifelike mixed-media figures (Bus Driver)
  • 1924 Jasu Patel, cricketer (Indian off-spinner, 9-69 v Aust 1959)
  • 1925 Eugene Istomin, pianist (Leventritt Award-1943), born in NYC, New York
  • 1925 Linda Hunt, Morriston NJ, actress (Bostonians, Eleni, Silverado)
  • 1926 Joyce McCartan, peace campaigner
  • 1926 Mauro Bortolotti, composer
  • 1927 John Carter, Center Ridge Ark, actor (Max-Falcon Crest)
  • 1927 Ernie Coombs, American children's entertainer (d. 2001)
  • 1929 Betta St John, Hawthorne California, actress (Corridors of Blood)
  • 1929 Lorraine Macleod, dancer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun)
  • 1930 Berthold Leibinger, German Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
  • 1931 Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Buenos Argentina, (1980 Nobel Peace Prize)
  • 1931 Adrianus J "Cardinal" Simonis, archbishop of Utrecht
  • 1931 Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo, Italy, downhill skier (Olympic-bronze-1952)
  • 1932 Alan Stout, composer
  • 1932 Marten Beinema, Dutch MP (CDA)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1894 Russian emperor Nicholas II (26) weds Alexandra Feodorovna (22) at the Grand Church of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia

HeartWedding of Interest

1924 Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
Actress Lita Grey
Actress
Lita Grey

HeartWedding of Interest

1958 Model Bettie Page (35) weds Armond Walterson in Florida

Queen of Pinups Bettie Page
Queen of Pinups
Bettie Page

HeartWedding of Interest

1962 Singer Tina Turner (23) weds Ike Turner (31) in Tijuana, Mexico

Singer Tina Turner
Singer
Tina Turner

HeartWedding of Interest

1977 Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (53) weds businessman Arthur Hardwick Jr at the Sheraton Inn in Cheektowaga, New York

Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
Congresswoman
Shirley Chisholm

HeartWedding of Interest

1981 Legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (55) weds "Sounder" actress Cicely Tyson (47) at the home of actor Bill Cosby

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis

HeartWedding of Interest

1993 Political strategist for President Clinton's campaign and political commentator James Carville (49) weds Republican political pundit Mary Matalin (40) in New Orleans, Louisiana

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • 2011 "The Sugarland" singer Jennifer Nettles (37) weds entrepreneur Justin Miller at a chapel nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 124

  • 399 Pope Staint Siricius, reigned 384-99
  • 666 Yeon Gaesomun dictator of Goguryeo (other sources indicate death date as 664 or 665)
  • 1126 Al-Borsoki, emir of Aleppo-Mosoel, assassinated
  • 1240 Edmund Van Abingdon, archbishop of Canterbury/saint, dies
  • 1252 Blanche of Castile, Queen of Louis VIII of France (b. 1188)
  • 1267 Gozzolini Silvester, Italian hermit/saint, dies
  • 1326 Hugh the younger Despenser, English knight (b. 1286)
  • 1504 Queen Isabella I of Castile (b. 1451)
  • 1621 Radulph Agas, English surveyor (C. 1540)
  • 1639 John Spottiswoode, Scottish historian (b. 1565)
  • 1651 Henry Ireton, English gen/parliament leader (Marston Moor), dies at 40
  • 1653 Maximilian Teellinck, vicar, dies at about 51
  • 1688 Philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant Indiscreet), dies at 53
  • 1689 Marquard Gude, German archaeologist (b. February 1, 1635)
  • 1717 Daniel Purcell, British composer (b. 1664)
  • 1719 John Hudson, British classical scholar (b. 1662)
  • 1776 Dov Baer of Mezhirech, hassidic rabbi, dies
  • 1778 Jean-Noel Hamal, composer, dies at 68
  • 1780 James [Denham] Steuart, 4th Baronet, British economist (b. 1712)
  • 1809 Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, composer, dies at 56
  • 1810 Nicolas Etienne Framery, composer, dies at 65
  • 1821 Friedrich Heine, composer, dies at 57
  • 1822 Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer, dies at 53
  • 1836 John MacAdam, British road builder (b. 1756)
  • 1851 Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, French marshal (b. 1769)
  • 1854 Matthijs Siegenbeek, literature (Defeated German Spelling), dies
  • 1855 Adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56
  • 1857 Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, German poet (That Freier), dies at 69
  • 1866 Adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59
  • 1866 Carl Jonas Love Almquist, composer, dies at 72
  • 1880 Guilherme Antonio Cossoul, composer, dies at 52
  • 1882 Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier of Prussia, dies

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1883 Sojourner Truth, US abolitionist/women's rights advocate, dies at 96

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner Truth
Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate
Sojourner Truth
  • 1885 Thomas Andrews, Irish chemist and physicist (ozone), dies at 71
  • 1892 Charles Lavigerie, French Catholic cardinal (b. 1825)
  • 1896 Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician (b. 1818)
  • 1896 Coventry Patmore, British poet (b. 1823)
  • 1918 Charlie McLeod, cricketer (all-rounder for Australia 1894-1905), dies
  • 1923 Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60
  • 1925 Johannes Haarklou, composer, dies at 78
  • 1926 John M Brown, US weapons constructer, dies
  • 1927 Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch performer (governess), assassinated at 47
  • 1928 Reinhard Scheer, German admiral (WW I), dies at 65
  • 1929 Michele Esposito, composer, dies at 74
  • 1933 Edward Julius Biedermann, composer, dies at 84
  • 1934 Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ukrainian historian and statesman (b.1866)
  • 1938 Henry Schultz, US farm commune, dies
  • 1941 Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (b. 1861)
  • 1941 Ernest Lapointe, French-Canadian politician (b. 1876)
  • 1943 Edward H "Butch" O'hare, US pilot/lt-comdr, dies in battle
  • 1950 Hedwig Courts-Mahler, German author, dies at 83
  • 1952 Sven Hedin, Swedish explorer (b. 1865)
  • 1954 Bill Doak, former Major League Baseball pitcher (b. 1891)
  • 1956 Tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51
  • 1957 Aleksei M Remizov, Russian author (Iveren), dies
  • 1957 Billy Bevan, actor (White Sin), dies at 70
  • 1959 Albert William Ketelby, composer, dies at 84
  • 1959 Albert Ketèlbey, British composer (b. 1875)
  • 1961 Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, composer, dies at 86
  • 1962 Albert P Sarraut, Indo-China premier (1933, 36), dies at 90
  • 1963 Amelita Galli-Curci, Italian soprano, dies
  • 1965 Wild Bill Elliott, cowboy actor (49'ers), dies of cancer at 60
  • 1966 Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35
  • 1966 Siegfried Kracauer, writer, dies at 77
  • 1968 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Junge frau 1914), dies at 81
  • 1970 B O Davis Sr, 1st African American general, dies at 93 in Chicago
  • 1971 Joe Adonis, US crime-syndicate boss in NY & NJ, dies at 68
  • 1973 John Rostill, rocker, dies at 31
  • 1974 Cyril Connolly, English intellectual (b. September 10, 1903)
  • 1980 Rachael Roberts, actress (This Sporting Life), dies at age 53
  • 1981 Machgielis "Max" Euwe, world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80
  • 1982 Dan Tobin, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73
  • 1982 Juhan Aavic, composer, dies at 98
  • 1982 Robert Coote, actor (Timmy-Rogues, Theodore-Nero Wolfe), dies at 73
  • 1985 Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87
  • 1986 Betico Croes, Arubian politician, dies in an accident at 48
  • 1986 Scatman Crothers, singer/actor (Shining, Chico & The Man), dies at 76
  • 1987 Emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89
  • 1987 Thomas G Lanphier Jr, US WW II pilot, dies at 71
  • 1989 Ahmed Abdallah, president of Comores, dies
  • 1990 David White, actor (Bewitched), dies of heart attack at 74
  • 1991 Bob Johnson, US hockey coach (Pittsburgh Penguins), dies at 60
  • 1991 Dehl Berti, actor (Bullies), dies of heart attack at 70
  • 1991 Francois Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), dies in Phila
  • 1991 Ed Heinemann, American aircraft designer (Douglas Aircraft; b. 1908)
  • 1992 Stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
  • 1993 Imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death
  • 1993 Mart Kempers, sculptor, dies at 69
  • 1994 Arturo Rivera Damas, archbishop of El Salvador (1980-94), dies at 71
  • 1994 David Bache, designer, dies at 69
  • 1994 Nimrod Workman, folksinger, dies at 99
  • 1994 Joey Stefano, American actor (b. 1968)
  • 1995 Charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher, dies at 106
  • 1995 David Briggs, record producer, dies at 51
  • 1995 Max Fernandez, businessman/politician, dies at 52
  • 1995 Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner, dies at 79
  • 1995 Terri Jewell, writer, dies at 40
  • 1996 Euphemia MacDonald May Moxon, dance producer, dies at 91
  • 1996 Hans Klein, politician, dies at 65
  • 1996 Joan Hammond, singer, dies at 84