On This Day for 18th September

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 220


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96 Nerva is proclaimed Roman Emperor after Domitian is assassinated.

Roman Emperor Nerva
Roman Emperor
Nerva
Roman Emperor Domitian
Roman Emperor
Domitian

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324 Chrysopolis Emperor Constantine beats Emperor Licinius

Roman Emperor Constantine the Great
Roman Emperor
Constantine the Great
  • 1180 Philip Augustus becomes king of France.
  • 1437 Peasant uprising in Transsylvania
  • 1454 In the Battle of Chojnice, the Polish army is defeated by the Teutonic army during the Thirteen Years' War.

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1502 Christopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his 4th & last voyage

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

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1544 English King Henry VIII's troops occupy Boulogne

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII
  • 1544 Peace of Crépy: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V & French King Francis I
  • 1573 Spain attacks Alkmaar
  • 1635 Emperor Ferdinand II declares war on France
  • 1679 New Hampshire becomes a county in Massachusetts Bay Colony
  • 1739 Turkey & Austria sign peace treaty-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks
  • 1755 Fort Ticonderoga, New York opens
  • 1759 Battle of Quebec ends, French surrender to British who capture Quebec City
  • 1769 John Harris of Boston, Massachusetts, builds 1st spinet piano
  • 1789 1st loan is made to pay salaries of the presidents & Congress

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1793 US President George Washington lays cornerstone of Capitol building

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington
  • 1809 Royal Opera House in London opens
  • 1810 Chile declares independence from Spain (National Day)
  • 1811 British expeditionary army conquerors Dutch Indies
  • 1812 Fire in Moscow destroys 90% of houses & 1,000 churchs
  • 1838 Anti-Corn Law League established by Richard Cobden
  • 1842 1st edition of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, published

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1846 Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning exchange last letters before eloping

  • 1848 Baseball rules 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of runner
  • 1849 De Kempenae's Dutch government resigns
  • 1850 Congress passes Fugitive Slave Law as part of Compromise of 1850
  • 1851 New York Times starts publishing (2 cents a copy)
  • 1862 Confederate armies officially divide into corps
  • 1862 General Read army pulls out of Antietam Creek Virginia
  • 1863 4th British Golf Open: Willie Park, Sr. shoots a 168 at Prestwick Golf Club
  • 1864 Battle of Martinsburg, WV
  • 1864 Hood's Tennessee campaign begins (also called The Franklin–Nashville Campaign), American Civil War
  • 1872 King Oscar II accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
  • 1873 Government bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St, the start of the panic of 1873 and the Long depression
  • 1881 Chicago Tribune reports on a televideo experiment
  • 1882 Pacific Stock Exchange opens (as Local Security Board)
  • 1885 Riots break out in Montreal to protest against compulsory smallpox vaccination.
  • 1888 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG)
  • 1891 Harriet Maxwell Converse is 1st white woman to become an Indian chief

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1895 Booker T. Washington delivers 'Atlanta Compromise' address

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington
  • 1895 Daniel David Palmer of Davenport, Iowa gives the first chiropractic adjustment
  • 1897 Gustave Kecker/Hugh Martin's musical "Belle of New York City" premieres in NYC
  • 1898 Lord Kitchener's ships reach Fashoda, Sudan
  • 1903 Phillies' Chick Fraser no-hits Chicago Cubs, 10-0
  • 1905 Electric tramline opens in Rotterdam
  • 1906 A typhoon with tsunami kills an estimated 10,000 people in Hong Kong.
  • 1908 Cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1
  • 1909 Largest paid baseball attendance (35,409), A's beat Tigers, 2-0 in Det
  • 1910 25,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam for general male/female suffrage
  • 1911 Britain's 1st twin-engine airplane (Short S.39) test flown
  • 1911 Louis Napoleon Parker's "Disraeli" premieres in NYC
  • 1914 Battle of Aisne ends with Germans beating French during WW I
  • 1914 Gen Paul von Hindenburg named commander of German armies on Eastern Front
  • 1914 Irish Home Rule bill receives Royal assent
  • 1914 South African troops land in German South West Africa
  • 1915 Boston Braves trounce St Louis Cardinals 20-1
  • 1918 Battle of Megiddo (Palestine) starts
  • 1919 Dutch second chamber accepts female suffrage
  • 1919 Hurricane tides 16 feet above normal drown 280 along Gulf Coast
  • 1922 2nd government of Ruys de Beerenbrouck installed in Netherlands
  • 1922 Browns George Sisler's 41-game hit streak is stopped by NY's Joe Bush
  • 1922 Hungary admitted to League of Nations
  • 1924 Government routes 7 Provinces to Peking
  • 1925 Bill Tilden wins 6th straight US tennis championship
  • 1926 Hurricane hits Miami, kills 250
  • 1926 46th U.S. Men's National Championship: Rene Lacoste beats Jean Borotra (6-4, 6-0, 6-4)
  • 1927 The Columbia Broadcasting System goes on the air. with 18 stations (and WOR as NYC affiliate)
  • 1928 Cards beat Phillies for 20th of 22 games in 1928
  • 1928 Juan de la Cierva flies 1st helicopter above Channel
  • 1929 Pirates loss to Braves & clinch NL pennant for the Cubs
  • 1929 Preston Sturges' "Strictly Dishonorable" premieres in NYC
  • 1930 Enterprise (US) beats Shamrock V (UK) in 15th America's Cup
  • 1930 NY Yankee pitcher Red Ruffing hits 2 HRs to beat St Louis Browns, 7-6
  • 1930 Phila A's win AL championship for 2nd year in a row
  • 1931 Japan takes Manchuria, renames it Manchukuo
  • 1931 To create a pretext for the invasion of Manchuria, China, a railway explosion is faked by the Japanese.
  • 1932 Actress Peg Entwistle commits suicide by jumping from the letter "H" in the Hollywood sign.
  • 1934 St Louis Brown Bobo Newsom loses no-hitter to Boston in 10, 2-1
  • 1934 USSR admitted to League of Nations
  • 1937 The first New Zealand State house opens in Miramar
  • 1938 Chicago Bears beat Green Bay Packers 2-0
  • 1938 Despite losing a double header, Yanks clinch pennant #10
  • 1939 Polish government of Moscicki flees to Romania
  • 1939 William Joyce's first Nazi propaganda broadcast.
  • 1940 19 German aircraft shot down above England
  • 1940 Elmer Harris' "Johnny Belinda" premieres in NYC
  • 1940 Italian troops conquer Sidi Barrani
  • 1942 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation authorized for radio service
  • 1942 The order for 'extermination asocials through labour' is approved by Otto Thierack, Nazi minister of justice
  • 1943 Cardinals clinch NL pennant

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1943 Hitler orders deportation of Danish Jews (unsuccessful)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1944 British submarine Tradewind torpedoes Junyo Maru: 5,600 killed, including 1,377 allied PoWs and 4,200 Javanese slave labourers.
  • 1944 Eindhoven free (Lightly Day)
  • 1944 US 266th division occupiers Brest Bretagne
  • 1945 1000 whites walk out of Gary, Indiana, schools to protest integration

Sport-defeatBoxing Title Fight

1946 Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • 1947 US Department of Defense 1st day of operation
  • 1947 National Security Act passes
  • 1947 US Air Force forms

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 198


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53 Trajan, ancient Hispania, XIII Roman Emperor, (Trajan's Forum), (d. 117)

Roman Emperor Trajan
Roman Emperor
Trajan
  • 1344 Marie Valois, Princess of France (d. 1404)
  • 1434 Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress (d. 1467)
  • 1574 Claudio Achillini, Italian lawyer/poet
  • 1587 Francesca Caccini, Italian composer (d. circa 1640)
  • 1636 Pietro Sanmartini, composer
  • 1676 Eberhard Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1733)
  • 1684 Johann Gottfried Walther, Erfurt Germany, composer/Musicographer
  • 1709 Samuel Johnson, English scholar and lexicographer (A Dictionary of the English Language), born in Lichfield Staffordshire (d. 1784)
  • 1713 Jean Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher
  • 1733 George Read, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 1750 Tomas de Iriarte, Spanish writer (Fabulas Literarias)
  • 1752 Adrien-Marie Lagendre, mathematician, worked on elliptic integrals
  • 1752 Johann Anton Sulzer, composer
  • 1765 Oliver Holden, composer
  • 1772 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer
  • 1779 Joseph Story, Mass, 19th Supreme Court justice (1812-45)
  • 1786 Justinus AC Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer
  • 1787 Johann D Passavant, German historian/painter/graphic artist
  • 1805 Robert Cowdin, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1874)
  • 1812 Herschel Vespasian Johnson, American politician (d. 1880)
  • 1815 Henry Constantine Wayne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1818 Marcellus Augustus Stovall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1837 Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos, (Portuguese) Archbishop of Goa (d. 1880)
  • 1838 Anton Mauve, painter/graphic artist/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh
  • 1859 John L. Bates, 41st Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1946)
  • 1859 Lincoln Loy McCandless, American cattle rancher (d. 1940)
  • 1860 Alberto Franchetti, composer
  • 1863 Hermann Kutter, Swiss Christ-social theologist
  • 1870 Clark Wissler, anthropologist (American Indian)
  • 1874 Johannes Anker Larsen, Danish writer (Vises Sten)
  • 1875 Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (d. 1945)
  • 1876 Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Pesme)
  • 1876 James Scullin, 9th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1953)
  • 1877 Jozef de Voght, Flemish priest/songwriter (Under the Snow)
  • 1883 Lord Berners, [Gerald Tyrwhitt], England, composer (1st Childhood)
  • 1885 Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer
  • 1889 Doris Blackburn, Australian politician (d. 1970)
  • 1890 Vladimir Ambros, composer
  • 1893 Arthur Benjamin, Australian composer (Jamaican Rumba), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1893 William March, [Campbell], US, writer (Company K)

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1895 John Diefenbaker, Neustadt Ontario, 13th Canadian PM (C) (1957-63)

13th Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker
13th Prime Minister of Canada
John Diefenbaker
  • 1895 Tomoji Tanabe, the oldest man in the world as of June 2007
  • 1897 John Mens, writer (People Without Money)
  • 1897 Pablo Sorozabal Marialcurrena, composer
  • 1901 Harold Clurman, producer/director (Deadline at Dawn)
  • 1905 Agnes De Mille, choreographer (Oklahoma), born in NYC, New York
  • 1905 Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, actor (Jack Benny Show), born in Oakland, California

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1905 Greta Garbo, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille), (d. 1990)

Actress Greta Garbo
Actress
Greta Garbo
  • 1906 Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli) [OS=Sept 5]
  • 1907 Edwin M McMillan, US, physicist/discoverer plutonium (Nobel prize)
  • 1908 Viktor A Ambartsoemjan, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50)
  • 1910 Henri A Cornelis, gov-general Belgian Congo/Rwanda-Urundi
  • 1910 Josef Tal, composer
  • 1910 Leon Stein, composer
  • 1911 Syd Howe, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1976)
  • 1912 Kurt Lotz, German business executive, second postwar CEO of Volkswagen (d. 2005)
  • 1914 Jack Cardiff, British film director
  • 1915 Hetta Empson, artist
  • 1915 Ronald Ogden, engineer
  • 1916 John J Rhodes, (Rep-R-Az)
  • 1916 Rossano Brazzi, Bolognia Italy, actor/director (Antaeus-Survivors)
  • 1916 Frank Bell, British educator (d. 1989)
  • 1917 Alan Ande Anderson, opera director
  • 1917 Gerrit Borgers, literature
  • 1918 John Berger, politician
  • 1920 Jack Warden, Newark NJ, actor (NYPD, Crazy Like a Fox, Norby)
  • 1922 Grayson Hall, American actress (d. 1985)
  • 1922 Ray Steadman-Allen, English composer
  • 1923 J T Mellema, Boer politician (CHU)
  • 1923 Peter Smithson, English architect (d. 2003)
  • 1923 Queen Anne of Romania
  • 1924 Zelda Fichandler, theater director/producer (Raisin, K2), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1925 Harvey Haddix, baseball pitcher (pitched perfect game into 12th)
  • 1926 Bud Greenspan, documentary maker (Olympic Games)
  • 1926 Bob Toski, American golfer
  • 1927 Gerlando Alberti, Palermo, Italy, Sicilian Mafioso (Ciaculli massacre, 1963, 'Mafia! What is that? A kind of cheese'), (d. 2012)
  • 1928 Adam Walacinski, composer
  • 1928 Phyllis Kirk, Syracuse NY, actress (Thin Man, Red Button's Show)
  • 1929 June Rosemary Fisher, teacher/trade unionist
  • 1929 Louis Myers, blues guitarist /harmonica player
  • 1932 Jack Mullaney, Pitts Pa, actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time)
  • 1932 Nikolai N Rukavishnikov, Siberia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 10, 16, 33)
  • 1932 Valery Viktorovich Ryumin, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 32/34, 35/37)
  • 1933 Jimmie Rodgers, WA, singer/guitarist (Jimmie Rodgers Show, Honey Comb)
  • 1933 Manfred Niehaus, composer
  • 1933 Robert Blake, Nutley NJ, (Baretta, Little Rascals, Coast to Coast)
  • 1933 Robert F Bennett, (Sen-R Utah)

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1933 Scotty Bowman, NHL player/coach (Montreal Canadians/Detroit Red Wings), born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Coach Scotty Bowman
NHL Coach
Scotty Bowman
  • 1933 Valentina Ponomaryova, Moscow, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok 6 backup)
  • 1937 Norman Dinnerstein, composer
  • 1939 Bob Whittaker, (Rep-R-KS, 1979- )
  • 1939 Fred Willard, Ohio, comedian (Fernwood 2 Night, Real People)
  • 1939 Naresh Kumar Sohal, composer
  • 1939 Jorge Sampaio, President of Portugal
  • 1940 Frankie Avalon, Phila, actor (Beach movies)/singer (Venus)
  • 1941 Clive Burton, neuropathologist
  • 1941 Haflidi Magnus Hallgrimmson, composer
  • 1941 Mariangela Melato, Milan Italy, actress (Flash Gordon, Summer Night)
  • 1942 Koos van den Berg, Dutch MP (SGP)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1907 Author Arthur Conan Doyle (48) weds Jean Elizabeth Leckie

HeartWedding of Interest

1920 Tennis player champion Molla Mallory (36) weds stock broker Franklin Mallory

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

HeartWedding of Interest

1922 Nurse Margaret Sanger (43) weds James Noah Henry Slee in Bloomsbury, London

  • 1955 Actress-singer Debbie Reynolds (23) weds singer Eddie Fisher (27)

HeartWedding of Interest

1955 Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara (27) weds Peruvian economist Hilda Gadea (34) in Mexico

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara

HeartWedding of Interest

1960 NBA forward Jerry Lucas (20) weds sophomore Treva Geib

NBA Forward Jerry Lucas
NBA Forward
Jerry Lucas
  • 1964 Greek king Constantine II marries Danish princess Anne-Marie
  • 1985 Comedian Jeff Foxworthy (27) weds Pamela Gregg at New York City's Central Park

HeartWedding of Interest

2004 Pop star Britney Spears (22) weds rapper-dancer Kevin Federline (26) in Studio City, California

Pop Star Britney Spears
Pop Star
Britney Spears
  • 2006 Chinese movie actor Nicholas Tse (26) weds HK actress and cantopop singer Cecilia Cheung (26) at Palawan island in the Philippines
  • 2009 Grammy-winning rock-folk singer Lucinda Williams (56) weds manager Tom Overby at First Avenue in Minneapolis
  • 2010 Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (45) weds model Jill McCormick (32) in Hawaii

Famous Divorces


Broken-heartDivorce of Interest

1969 Actor Rod Taylor (39) divorces model Mary Hilem after 5 years of marriage

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor

Famous Deaths

  • 31 Sejanus, Roman head of praetorian guard, executed

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96 Domitian, Roman emperor, assassinated

Roman Emperor Domitian
Roman Emperor
Domitian
  • 887 Pietro I Candiano, Doge of Venice (killed in battle)
  • 993 Arnulf vanf Gent, Westfries earl (988-93), dies in battle
  • 1137 Erik II Eimune, [Onvergetelijke], king of Denmark (1134-37), murdered
  • 1180 Louis VII, King of France, dies
  • 1261 Koenraad van Hochstaden, archbishop of Cologne, dies
  • 1426 Hubert [Huybrecht] van Eyck, painter, dies
  • 1598 Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1536)
  • 1630 Melchior Klesl, Austrian cardinal and statesman (b. 1552)
  • 1663 St Joseph of Cupertino, Italian saint (b. 1603)
  • 1675 Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1604)
  • 1684 Jan A "Joannes" Antonides van der Goes, poet (Ystroom), dies at 37
  • 1721 Matthew Prior, poet/diplomat, dies
  • 1722 André Dacier, French classical scholar (b. 1651)
  • 1735 Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator), dies at 51
  • 1775 Andrew Foulis, bookseller/printer, dies
  • 1783 Leonhard Euler, mathematician, dies
  • 1783 Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (b. 1718)
  • 1792 Gottlieb August Spangenberg, founder (Moravian Church in Amer), dies
  • 1797 Louis-Lazare Hoche, French revolutionary general, dies
  • 1806 Patrick Cotter O'Brien, first known eight-foot-tall person (b. 1760)
  • 1818 Olaf Swaertz, botanist, dies
  • 1827 Robert Pollok, poet, dies
  • 1830 William Hazlitt, critic/essayist, dies
  • 1831 Peter Hansel, composer, dies at 60
  • 1857 Karol Kazimierz Kurpinski, composer, dies at 72
  • 1860 Casimiro de Abreu, Brazilians poet (Primaveras), dies
  • 1860 Joseph Locke, railway engineer, dies
  • 1872 Charles XV Louis E, king of Sweden/Norway (1859-72), dies
  • 1890 Dion Boucicault, Irish/US actor/playwright (Octoroon), dies at 67
  • 1891 William Ferrel, American mathematician (b. 1817)
  • 1896 Armand-Hippolyte-Louis Fizeau, physicist, dies
  • 1903 Isidor Vorobchievici, composer, dies at 67
  • 1903 Theodore Furchtegott Kirchner, German composer, dies at 79
  • 1904 Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto, dies
  • 1905 George MacDonald, sci-fi author (Princess & Curdie), dies at 80
  • 1911 Russian Premier Peter Stolypin (1906-11), shot and murdered at the Kiev Opera House aged 49
  • 1918 Ernest Bristow Farrar, composer, dies at 33
  • 1924 Francis Herbert Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism), dies
  • 1929 Hermann Gradener, composer, dies at 85
  • 1931 Hazrat Babajan, a Baloch Muslim saint (b. c. 1806)
  • 1934 Marie Shotwell, actress (Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 54
  • 1939 Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer, painter, and photographer (b. 1885)
  • 1939 Gwen John, Welsh painter, dies at 63
  • 1944 Anthony Stefanich, British boxer/captain, killed in Arnhem
  • 1944 Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier (1933-39), dies at 75
  • 1944 Hubert Ahaus, chaplin (Godsrijk), dies at 67
  • 1944 Peter Waddy, British major 1st Para Brigade, dies in battle in Arnhem
  • 1944 Robert Cole, US lt-colonel, dies in battle at Best
  • 1945 "Blind" Willie Johnson American blues/spiritual singer and guitarist (b. 1897)
  • 1949 Frank Morgan, actor (Wizard of Oz), dies at 59
  • 1951 John Douglas Cockcroft, physicist, dies
  • 1952 Hippoliet Daeye, Flemish painter (Dreamy), dies
  • 1953 Charles de Tornaco, Belgian racing driver (b. 1927)
  • 1956 Adélard Godbout, premier of Quebec (b. 1892)
  • 1960 A J Evans, cricketer (only England Test v Aus 1921), dies
  • 1961 Dag Hammarskjoeld, UN Sect Gen, dies in an air crash over Congo at 56
  • 1962 Therese Neumann, German stigma, dies at 64
  • 1964 Sean O'Casey, Irish playwright (The Plough and the Stars), dies at 84
  • 1964 Clive Bell, English art critic (b. 1881)
  • 1966 Fernand Lamy, composer, dies at 85
  • 1966 Jeno Vecsey, composer, dies at 57
  • 1967 John Cockcroft, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
  • 1968 Franchot Tone, actor (Advise & Consent, Dark Waters), dies at 63
  • 1968 Francis McDonald, actor (Will-Adv of Champion), dies at 77
  • 1968 Willem Kooiman, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 65
  • 1969 Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer, dies at 66

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1970 Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of a drug overdose at 27

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • 1973 Nora Nicholson, actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow), dies at 80
  • 1974 Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74
  • 1975 Pamela Brown, actress (Cleopatra, Beckett, Night Digger), dies at 58
  • 1977 Paul Bernays, Swiss mathematician (b. 1888)
  • 1979 Gene Kelly, sportscaster (Sportsreel), dies at 60
  • 1980 K A Porter, writer, dies at 90
  • 1994 Franco Moschino, Italian fashion designer, dies at 44
  • 1994 Vitas Gerulaitis, tennis star (Davis Cup 1979), dies at 40
  • 1995 Donald Alfred Davie, poet/critic, dies at 73
  • 1995 Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London), dies at 64
  • 1995 Lesley Sunderland, decorative artist, dies at 47
  • 1995 Oleg Tverdokhleb, Ukrainian athlete (b. 1969)
  • 1997 Harry Brian Boyne, journalist, dies at 87
  • 1997 Jimmy Witherspoon, singer, dies at 65
  • 2001 Ernie Coombs, Canadian entertainer (b. 1927)
  • 2002 Bob Hayes, American athlete (b. 1942)
  • 2002 Mauro Ramos, Brazilian football player (b. 1930)
  • 2003 Emil Fackenheim, German Holocaust survivor and philosopher (b. 1916)
  • 2003 Bob Mitchell, British politician (b. 1927)
  • 2004 Norman Cantor, Canadian historian (b. 1929)
  • 2004 Russ Meyer, American film director (b. 1922)
  • 2005 Michael Park, British Rally co-driver (b. 1966)
  • 2006 Edward J. King, 66th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1925)
  • 2007 Pepsi Tate Bassist from the glam-rock band, tigertailz (b. 1965)
  • 2012 Jack Kralick, American MLB pitcher, dies from complications from strokes at 77

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2012 Steve Sabol, American filmmaker, dies from brain cancer at 69

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Steve Sabol
  • 2013 Ken Norton, American heavyweight boxer, dies at 70
  • 2013 Richard C Sarafian, American actor/director, dies from complications from pneumonia at 83