Arkansas in History

Arkansas: Little Rock

Historical Events

  • 1808-11-10 Osage Treaty / Treaty of Fort Clark, Osage Nation cedes territory in Missouri and Arkansas to the US
  • 1819-03-02 Territory of Arkansas organized
  • 1831-12-25 Louisiana & Arkansas are first states to observe Christmas as holiday
  • 1836-06-15 Arkansas becomes 25th state of the Union
  • 1859-02-28 Arkansas legislature requires free blacks to choose exile or slavery
  • 1861-02-12 State troops seize US munitions in Napoleon, Arkansas, during the US Civil War
  • 1861-04-23 Arkansas troops seize Ft Smith
  • 1861-05-06 Arkansas & Tennessee becomes 9th & 10th states to secede from US
  • 1862-03-06 Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas (Elkhorn Tavern)
  • 1862-07-06 Skirmish at Devall's Bluff, Arkansas (106 casualties)
  • 1862-07-12 Federal troops occupy Helena, Arkansas
  • 1862-07-15 CSS Arkansas vs USS Carondelet & Queen of the West engage at Yazoo River
  • 1862-08-06 Confederate ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack
  • 1862-11-28 Battle at Cane Hill, Arkansas (475 casualties)
  • 1863-01-09 -Jan 11th] Battle of Arkansas Post, AR (Ft Hindman)
  • 1863-01-10 General McClernand's Union troops surround Fort Hindman, Arkansas

  • 1863-01-11 Union forces capture Arkansas Post, or Ft Hindman, Arkansas
  • 1863-07-04 Failed Confederate assault on Helena Arkansas (640 casualties)
  • 1863-08-01 Battle of Little Rock, Arkansas; start of Chattanooga campaign
  • 1863-09-01 Federal troops reconquer Fort Smith Arkansas
  • 1863-09-27 Jo Shelby's cavalry in action at Moffat's Station, Arkansas
  • 1864-03-23 Encounter at Camden, Arkansas
  • 1864-03-29 Union General Steeles troops reach Arkadelphia, Arkansas
  • 1864-03-30 Skirmish at Mount Elba, Arkansas
  • 1864-04-02 Skirmish at Spoonville, Antoine, Arkansas
  • 1864-04-03 Skirmish at Okolona, Arkansas
  • 1864-04-04 Skirmish at Elkin's Ford (Little Missouri River), Arkansas
  • 1864-04-15 General Steeles' Union troops occupies Camden, Arkansas
  • 1864-04-18 Battle of Poison Springs, Arkansas (Camden Expedition)
  • 1864-04-25 Battle of Marks' Mill, Arkansas (Camden Expedition)
  • 1864-04-29 -30] Skirmish at Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas
  • 1864-04-30 Battle of Jenkin's Ferry, Arkansas; General W R Scurry is killed
  • 1864-06-06 Battle of Lake Chicot, Arkansas (Dutch Bayou)
  • 1865-05-11 Confederate Brigadier General Meriwether Jeff Thompson surrenders at Jacksonport, Arkansas

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1866-04-02 US President Andrew Johnson ends civil war in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee & Virginia

17th US President Andrew Johnson
17th US President
Andrew Johnson
  • 1868-01-07 Arkansas constitutional convention meets in Little Rock

  • 1868-06-22 Arkansas re-joins the US
  • 1869-03-13 Arkansas legislature passes anti-Ku Klux Klan law
  • 1905-02-13 -29°F (-34°C) Pond, Arkansas (state record)
  • 1919-09-30 Race riot at Elaine, Arkansas
  • 1921-03-04 Hot Springs National Park created in Arkansas

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1931-02-03 Arkansas legislature passes motion to pray for soul of journalist H. L. Mencken, after he calls the state the "apex of moronia"

Journalist and Critic H. L. Mencken
Journalist and Critic
H. L. Mencken

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1936-04-01 Charles "Lucky" Luciano" is arrested in Arkansas on a criminal warrant from New York

  • 1936-08-10 120°F (49°C) at Ozark, Arkansas (state record)
  • 1945-01-08 University of Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team sets an NCAA record by holding Arkansas State to 6 points in a 75-6 win
  • 1952-03-21 -22] Tornadoes in Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky cause 343 deaths

USALittle Rock Crisis

1957-09-04 Governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus, calls out National Guard to prevent 9 black students from entering a Little Rock's Central High School
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The 101st Airborne Division escort the nine black students into Little Rock School in Arkansas
The 101st Airborne Division escort the nine black students into Little Rock School in Arkansas
  • 1957-09-23 White mob forces 9 black students enrolled at Little Rock's Central High School in Arkansas to withdraw

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1957-09-23 President Dwight D. Eisenhower orders US troops to support integration of nine black students at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1957-09-25 300 US Army troops guard 9 black kids return to Central High School in Arkansas
  • 1957-11-27 US Army withdraws from Little Rock, Arkansas after Central High School integration
  • 1958-05-08 US President Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1958-06-23 US Federal judge rules race separation must end in 2½ years in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1958-09-12 US Supreme Court orders the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas to integrate

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1962-07-02 Sam Walton opens his first Walmart store in Rogers, Arkansas

Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart Sam Walton
Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart
Sam Walton
  • 1965-08-09 Fire in Titan II silo in Searcy Arkansas, 53 die
  • 1968-05-15 A tornado strikes Jonesboro Arkansas at 10 PM, killing 36
  • 1968-11-12 US Supreme Court: Epperson v. Arkansas, court declares unconstitutional Arkansas law banning teaching evolution in public schools
  • 1977-10-15 Arkansas' Steve Little kicks a record tying 67 yard field goal
  • 1981-09-12 Elizabeth Ward (Arkansas), 20, crowned 54th Miss America 1982
  • 1982-01-05 Arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation
  • 1982-05-13 Terri Lea Utley, 20 (Arkansas) crowned 31st Miss USA
  • 1982-12-03 35.7 cm rainfall at Big Fork, Arkansas (state record)
  • 1985-04-20 ATF raid on The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord compound in northern Arkansas
  • 1987-12-28 In Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 2, later bodies of 14 of his relatives are found at his home near Dover Ark
  • 1989-07-23 Winds gust to 85 MPH at Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • 1991-03-01 37 year-old Pat Day becomes the 6th jockey in history whose mounts earned $100 million when he rides Wild Sierra to 2nd-place in the 1st race at Oaklawn Park, Arkansas

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1996-05-28 U.S. President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, James McDougal and Susan McDougal, and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud.

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • 1998-03-24 Jonesboro massacre: Two students, ages 11 and 13, fire upon teachers and students at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas; five people are dead and ten are wounded.
  • 2001-11-03 Arkansas beats Mississippi, 58-56 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Oxford in 7 overtime periods; the longest game in NCAA football history
  • 2003-11-01 Arkansas beats Kentucky 71-63 in 7 OTs at Commonwealth Stadium, Lexington; ties NCAA record for longest game in college football history
  • 2003-11-01 Arkansas beats Kentucky, 71-63 at Commonwealth Stadium, Lexington; ties NCAA record for longest football game ever played, with 7 overtime periods

Famous Birthdays

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  • 1802-10-16 Isaac Murphy, Governor of Arkansas (1864-68) (d. 1882)
  • 1815-10-24 John Edwards, American politician (US Representative Arkansas) Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1894)
  • 1851-12-21 Thomas Chipman McRae, American politician, 34th Governor of Arkansas (d. 1929)
  • 1854-01-22 Luke Short, American Old West gunslinger and saloon owner, born in Polk County, Arkansas (d. 1893)
  • 1876-11-08 Frank L. Gillespie, American founder of Supreme Life Insurance Company, born in Osceola, Arkansas (d. 1925)

Person of interestDouglas MacArthur

1880-01-26 Douglas MacArthur, American General in World War II, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1964)

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur
  • 1880-02-10 Jesse G Vincent, Arkansas, engineer designed 1st V-12 engine
  • 1880-03-21 Broncho Billy Anderson, American actor and the 1st cowboy in a movie (The Great Train, The Lucky Dog), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1971)
  • 1886-01-03 John G Fletcher, American poet (Epic of Arkansas)
  • 1888-04-09 Florence Price, American composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932) and 1st African-American woman to have a composition played by a major orchestra, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1953)
  • 1889-12-22 Minor Watson, American actor (Woman of the Year, Viva Cisco Kid), born in Marianna, Arkansas (d. 1965)
  • 1896-02-25 John Little McClellan, Sheridan Arkansas, American lawyer and politician (Sen-D-Ark)
  • 1898-09-22 Katherine Alexander, American actress, born in Fort Smith, Arkansas (d. 1977)
  • 1898-11-01 Sippie Wallace [Beulah Belle Thomas], American blues singer, (Women Be Wise), born in Plumb Bayou, Arkansas (d. 1986)
  • 1899-03-06 Jay C Flippen, American actor (Jet Pilot, The Killing, Thunder Bay), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1971)
  • 1900-02-15 George Earnshaw American baseball pitcher (World Series 1929-30; Philadelphia Athletics), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1976)
  • 1902-02-09 Chester Lauck, American actor (Dreaming Out Loud, 2 Weeks to Live), born in Allene, Arkansas (d. 1980)
  • 1902-03-09 Edward Durell Stone, American architect (US Embassy, New Delhi), born in Fayetteville, Arkansas (d. 1978)
  • 1902-09-06 Morgan Beatty, American news anchor (Du Mont Evening News), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1975)
  • 1902-11-19 Trevor Bardette, American actor (Refugee, None Shall Escape), born in Nashville, Arkansas (d. 1977)
  • 1903-11-02 Travis Jackson, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (World Series 1933; MLB All Star 1934; NY Giants), born in Waldo, Arkansas (d. 1987)
  • 1904-03-04 Chief Tahachee [Jeff Davis Tahchee Cypert], Cherokee stage and film actor, born in James Mill, Arkansas (d. 1978)
  • 1904-11-14 Dick Powell [Richard Ewing Powell], American singer, actor, producer and director (Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater), born in Mountain View, Arkansas (d. 1963)
  • 1905-04-09 J. William Fulbright, American senator from Arkansas, known for opposition to the Vietnam War), born in Sumner, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • 1905-04-14 Elizabeth Huckaby, American educator, born in Hamburg, Arkansas (d. 1999)
  • 1905-04-19 John Thach, American WWII Naval aviator (developed the Thach Weave) and USN admiral, born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas (d. 1981)
  • 1907-06-20 Jimmy Driftwood, American folk songwriter and musician, born in Mountain View, Arkansas (d. 1998)
  • 1907-09-09 Truman "Pinky" Tomlin, American singer and actor (Sing While You're Able, With Love and Kisses), born in Eros, Arkansas (d. 1987)

Person of interestLouis Jordan

1908-07-08 Louis Jordan, American musician, songwriter and bandleader (Caldonia), born in Brinkley, Arkansas (d. 1975)

Musician Louis Jordan
Musician
Louis Jordan
  • 1908-07-12 Paul Runyan, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1934, 38), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 2002)
  • 1908-11-13 C. Vann Woodward, American historian and educator, born in Vanndale, Arkansas (d. 1999)
  • 1909-05-24 Wilbur Mills, American politician who involved with Fanne Foxe, born in Kensett, Arkansas (d. 1992)
  • 1909-10-24 Bill Carr, American athlete (2 Olympic gold 1932), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas (d. 1966)
  • 1910-01-07 Orval Faubus, Governor of Arkansas (d. 1994)
  • 1910-02-17 Arthur Hunnicutt, American actor (El Dorado, Big Sky, Apache Uprising), born in Gravelly, Arkansas (d. 1979)
  • 1912-01-05 Frank Pace Jr., US Secretary of Army (1950-53), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1988)
  • 1912-03-09 Arky Vaughn, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (MLB All-Star 1934–42; NL batting champion 1935; NL stolen base leader 1943), born in Clifty, Arkansas (d. 1952)
  • 1912-10-27 Conlon Nancarrow, American composer (Soundings 4), born in Texarkana, Arkansas (d. 1997)

Person of interestDon Hutson

1913-01-31 Don Hutson, American College, Pro Football Halls of Fame wide receiver (Green Bay Packers), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas (d. 1997)

First NFL Wide Receiver in History Don Hutson
First NFL Wide Receiver in History
Don Hutson
  • 1913-08-14 Paul Dean, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Lucas, Arkansas (d. 1981)
  • 1913-09-03 Alan Ladd, American actor (Shane, Carpetbaggers), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 1964)
  • 1913-09-11 Paul "Bear" Bryant, American college football coach (Alabama), born in Moro Bottom, Arkansas (d. 1983)
  • 1914-02-16 Jimmy Wakely, country vocalist (5 Star Jubilee), born in Mineola, Arkansas
  • 1914-07-26 Ellis Kinder, American baseball player, born in Atkins, Arkansas (d. 1968)
  • 1914-10-30 Patsy Montana [Ruby Rose Blevins], American country singer, songwriter and yodeler (I Want To Be A Cowboys' Sweetheart), born in Beaudry, Arkansas (d. 1996)
  • 1914-11-11 Daisy Bates, American civil rights activist and publisher, born in Huttig, Union County Arkansas (d. 1999)
  • 1914-11-28 Gertrude Jeannette, African American taxi driver, playwright and film and stage actress (Shaft, Cotton Comes to Harlem), born in Urbana, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • 1915-03-27 Robert Lockwood Jr., American blues guitarist, born in Turkey Scratch, Arkansas (d. 2006)
  • 1915-12-04 Allan Jackson, American newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 1976)
  • 1916-01-03 Fred Haas, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles; Ryder Cup 1953), born in Portland, Arkansas (d. 2004)
  • 1917-09-25 Johnny Sain, American baseball player, born in Havana, Arkansas (d. 2006)
  • 1917-11-01 Joe Benner, American pistol shooter and coach (Olympic gold 1952; World C'ship gold 1949, 52, 54), born in Paragould, Arkansas (d. 1999)
  • 1918-03-01 Hank Wyse, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1945; Chicago Cubs), born in Lunsford, Arkansas (d. 2000)
  • 1919-08-13 Rex Humbard, American television evangelist (Cathedral of Tomorrow), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2007)
  • 1920-02-27 Robert L. "Bob" Talley, American jazz and blues pianist and composer (Blues Alley All Star Band), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1995)
  • 1920-08-08 James "Jimmy" Witherspoon, American jump blues singer (Ain't Nobody's Business), born in Gurdon, Arkansas (d. 1997)
  • 1922-02-18 Helen Gurley Brown, American author/publisher and editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, born in Green Forest, Arkansas, (d. 2012)
  • 1922-05-04 John Paul Hammerschmidt, American politician (Rep-R-AR, 1967-93 ), born in Harrison, Arkansas (d. 2015)
  • 1922-08-23 George Kell, American baseball player, born in Swifton, Arkansas (d. 2009)
  • 1923-03-26 Clifton Williams, American composer (The Ramparts, Sinfonians), born in Traskwood, Arkansas (d. 1976)
  • 1924-02-11 Budge Patty, American tennis player (French C'ship, Wimbledon 1950), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • 1924-07-10 Bobo Brazil [Houston Harris], American professional wrestler, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1998)
  • 1924-08-29 James W. Wood, American astronaut (Dynasoar), born in Paragould, Arkansas (d. 1990)
  • 1924-12-26 Frank Broyles, American athlete, long time athletic director of the University of Arkansas.
  • 1925-08-12 Dale Bumpers, American politician (Sen-D Arkansas, 1975-99), born in Charleston, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • 1925-10-05 Gail Davis, American actress (Annie Oakley), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1997)
  • 1926-02-10 Randy Jackson, American baseball third baseman (MLB All Star 1954, 55; Chicago Cubs), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2019)
  • 1926-04-10 Johnnie Tillmon, civil rights activist (National Welfare Rights Association), born in Scott, Arkansas (d. 1995)
  • 1927-02-12 Anne Gillis [Alma Conner], American actress (Faline-Bambi, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Little Men), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • 1927-05-31 Red Holloway [James], Helena, Arkansas, jazz tenor saxophonist, (d. 2012)
  • 1927-11-26 John Carter, American actor (Scarface, The Hoax, Badlands, Max-Falcon Crest), born in Center Ridge, Arkansas (d. 2015)
  • 1928-05-22 Roscoe Robinson, American gospel singer, born in Dermott, Arkansas
  • 1928-07-16 Ray Thornton, American politician (Democratic U.S. Representative for Arkansas), born in Conway, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • 1928-07-28 Joe Jackson, American talent manager and patriarch of the Jackson family, born in Fountain Hill, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • 1929-03-23 Albert H Crews, American chemical and aeronautical engineer and USAF astronaut (X-20 Dyna-Soar program), born in El Dorado, Arkansas
  • 1930-03-11 Bobby Winkles, American College Baseball Hall of Fame coach (Arizona State University) and manager (California Angels, Oakland A's), born in Tuckerman, Arkansas (d. 2020)
  • 1930-04-03 Wally Moon, American baseball player, born in Bay, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • 1930-05-27 William S. Sessions, American director of FBI (1987-93), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas (d. 2020)
  • 1930-11-09 Charlie Jones, American sportscaster (Almost Anything Goes), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas (d. 2008)
  • 1931-06-01 Hal Smith, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1957, 59²; St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Barling, Arkansas (d. 2014)
  • 1931-10-06 Fred Graham, American newscaster and journalist (CBS News, Court TV), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2019)

Person of interestJohnny Cash

1932-02-26 Johnny Cash, American country singer (I Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, A Boy Named Sue), born in Kingsland, Arkansas (d. 2003)

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • 1932-03-27 [Herman] Junior Parker, American blues singer and musician (Mystery Train), born in Bobo, Mississippi (d. 1971)

Person of interestSonny Liston

1932-05-08 Sonny Liston, American heavyweight boxer, born in Sand Slough, Arkansas (d. 1970)

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston
  • 1932-07-19 Buster Benton, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Texarkana, Arkansas (d. 1996)
  • 1932-08-02 Lamar Hunt, American sports executive and NFL owner (KC Chiefs), born in El Dorado, Arkansas (d. 2006)
  • 1932-12-14 Charlie Rich, American country vocalist (Behind Closed Doors), born in Colt, Arkansas (d. 1995)
  • 1933-07-30 Ben Piazza, American actor (Blues Brothers, Ben Casey, Dallas), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1991)
  • 1933-08-13 Jocelyn Elders, 15th US Surgeon General (1993-94) 1st African American holder, born in Schaal, Arkansas
  • 1933-12-15 Jesse Belvin, American rock vocalist (Mr Easy), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1960)
  • 1934-04-01 Jim Ed Brown, American country music singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Sparkman, Arkansas
  • 1934-08-16 Ketty Lester, [Revoyda Frierson], American singer/actress (Love Letters), born in Hope, Arkansas
  • 1934-08-29 David Pryor, American politician (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979-97), born in Camden, Arkansas
  • 1934-11-21 Laurence Luckinbill, actor (Delphi Bureau, Ike), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • 1935-01-10 Ronnie Hawkins, American musician, born in Huntsville, Arkansas
  • 1935-06-06 Bobby Mitchell, American Pro Football Hall of Fame running back (Pro Bowl 1960, 62–64; First-team All-Pro 1962–64; Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 2020)

Person of interestGlen Campbell

1936-04-22 Glen Campbell, American actor and singer (Time I Get to Phoenix), born in Delight, Arkansas (d. 2017)

Country Singer Glen Campbell
Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • 1936-05-09 Floyd Robinson, baseball player (White Sox, Reds, A's), born in Prescott, Arkansas
  • 1936-07-31 Bonnie Brown, country singer (The Browns), born in Sparkman, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • 1936-08-24 Kenny Guinn, American businessman and politician, born in Garland, Arkansas (d. 2010)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

1904-06-14 Ragtime composer Scott Joplin (35) weds Freddie Alexander (19) in Arkansas

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin

LoveWedding of Interest

1975-10-11 Future US President Bill Clinton (29) weds future US Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham (28) in a Methodist ceremony in their living room in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • 2004-05-29 "Party of Five" actor Scott Wolf (35) weds "Real World" cast member Kelley Limp at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • 2007-05-06 Evanescence singer Amy Lee (25) weds Josh Hartzler (29) in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 2011-11-12 Actress Tiffany Thornton (26) weds Christopher Carney at Anthony Chapel in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Famous Deaths

  • 1973-02-22 Winthrop Rockefeller, US governor (Arkansas), dies at 60
  • 1994-12-14 Orval Faubus, American politician (Governor of Arkansas, 1955–67), dies at 84
  • 1995-02-09 J. William Fulbright, American senator from Arkansas, known for opposition to the Vietnam War), dies at 89
  • 2003-01-25 Samuel Weems, Arkansas judge (b. 1936)
  • 2006-07-16 Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (b. 1948)
  • 2016-01-01 Dale Bumpers, American politician (Sen-D Arkansas, 1975-99), dies at 90
  • 2016-04-13 Ray Thornton, American politician (Democratic U.S. Representative for Arkansas), dies at 87
  • 2018-05-03 Jim Argue, American politician (Arkansas Senate, 1996–2008), dies of kidney cancer at 66