On This Day, November 28.

November 29 is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 32 days remain until the end of the year.

EVENTS
561 – Following the death of King Chlothar I at Compiègne, his four sons, Charibert I, Guntram, Sigebert I and Chilperic I, divide the Frankish Kingdom.

618 – The Tang dynasty scores a decisive victory over their rival Xue Rengao at the Battle of Qianshuiyuan.

903 – The Abbasid army under Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Katib defeats the Qarmatians at the Battle of Hama.

1394 – The Korean king Yi Seong-gye, founder of the Joseon dynasty, moves the capital from Kaesŏng to Hanyang, today known as Seoul.

1549 – The papal conclave of 1549–50  begins.

1612 – The Battle of Swally takes place, which loosens the Portuguese Empire's hold on India.

1729 – Natchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi.

1732 – The magnitude 6.6 Irpinia earthquake causes 1,940 deaths in the former Kingdom of Naples, southern Italy.

1776 – American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Fort Cumberland, Nova Scotia, comes to an end with the arrival of British reinforcements.

1777 – San Jose, California, is founded as Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe by José Joaquín Moraga. It is the first civilian settlement, or pueblo, in Alta California.

1781 – The crew of the British slave ship Zong murders 133 Africans by dumping them into the sea to claim insurance.

1783 – A 5.3 magnitude earthquake strikes New Jersey.

1807 – Transfer of the Portuguese Court to Brazil: John VI of Portugal flees Lisbon from advancing Napoleonic forces during the Peninsular War, transferring the Portuguese court to Brazil.

1830 – November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia's rule in Poland  begins.

1847 – The Sonderbund is defeated by the joint forces of other Swiss cantons under General Guillaume-Henri Dufour.

1847 – Whitman massacre: Missionaries Dr. Marcus Whitman, his wife Narcissa, and 15 others are killed by Cayuse and Umatilla Indians, causing the Cayuse War.

1850 – The treaty, Punctation of Olmütz, is signed in Olomouc. Prussia capitulates to Austria, which will take over the leadership of the German Confederation.

1863 – American Civil War: Battle of Fort Sanders: Union forces under Ambrose Burnside successfully defend Knoxville, Tennessee from Confederate forces under James Longstreet.

1864 – American Indian Wars: Sand Creek massacre: Colorado volunteers led by Colonel John Chivington massacre at least 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho  noncombatants inside Colorado Territory.

1864 – American Civil War: Battle of Spring Hill: The Confederate Army of Tennessee  misses an opportunity to crush the Army of the Ohio.

1872 – American Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.

1877 – Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time.

1890 – The Meiji Constitution goes into effect in Japan, and the first Diet convenes.

1899 – FC Barcelona is founded by Catalan, Spanish and Englishmen. It later develops into one of Spanish football's most iconic and strongest teams.

1902 – The Pittsburgh Stars defeated the Philadelphia Athletics, 11–0 to win the first championship associated with an American national professional football league.

1929 – U.S. Admiral Richard E. Byrd leads the first expedition to fly over the South Pole.

1943 – World War II: The second session of the Anti-Fascist Council for the National Liberation of Yugoslavia (AVNOJ), held to determine the post-war ordering of the country, concludes in Jajce (present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina).

1944 – World War II: Albania is liberated by the Partisans.

1945 – The Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia is declared.

1947 – Partition Plan: The United Nations General Assembly approves a plan for the partition of Palestine.

1947 – First Indochina War: French forces carry out a massacre at Mỹ Trạch, Vietnam.

1952 – Korean War: U.S. President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a campaign promise by traveling to Korea to find out what can be done to end the conflict.

1961 – Project Mercury: Mercury-Atlas 5  Mission: Enos, a chimpanzee, is launched into space. The spacecraft orbits the Earth twice and splashes down off the coast of Puerto Rico.

1963 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson  establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

1963 – Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 831  crashes shortly after takeoff from Montreal-Dorval International Airport, killing all 118 people on board.

1963 – "I Want to Hold Your Hand", recorded on October 17, 1963, is released by the Beatles in the United Kingdom.

1967 – Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation.

1972 – Atari releases Pong, the first commercially successful video game.
1986 – The Surinamese military attacks the village of Moiwana during the Suriname Guerrilla War, killing at least 39 civilians, mostly women and children.

1987 – North Korean agents plant a bomb on Korean Air Flight 858, which kills all 115 passengers and crew.

2007 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines lay siege to the Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a mutiny.

2009 – Maurice Clemmons shoots and kills four police officers inside a coffee shop in Lakewood, Washington.

BIRTHS
826 – William of Septimania, Frankish nobleman (d. 850)

968 – Kazan, emperor of Japan (d. 1008)

1310 – John de Mowbray, 3rd Baron Mowbray, English Baron (d. 1361)

1329 – John I, duke of Bavaria (d. 1340)

1338 – Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, Belgian-English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1368)

1422 – Thomas Percy, 1st Baron Egremont, English Baron (d. 1460)

1427 – Zhengtong, emperor of the Ming Dynasty (d. 1464)

1463 – Andrea della Valle, Italian cardinal (d. 1534)

1484 – Joachim Vadian, Swiss physician, scholar, and politician (d. 1551)

1528 – Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montagu, English politician (d. 1592)

1627 – John Ray, English biologist and botanist (d. 1705)

1690 – Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (d. 1747)

1705 – Michael Christian Festing, English violinist and composer (d. 1752)

1752 – Jemima Wilkinson, American evangelist (d. 1819)

1781 – Andrés Bello, Venezuelan poet and philosopher (d. 1865)

1797 – Gaetano Donizetti, Italian composer (d. 1848)

1798 – Alexander Brullov, Russian painter and architect, designed the Pulkovo Observatory (d. 1877)

1799 – Amos Bronson Alcott, American philosopher and academic (d. 1888)

1802 – Wilhelm Hauff, German poet and author (d. 1827)

1803 – Christian Doppler, Austrian mathematician and physicist (d. 1853)

1803 – Gottfried Semper, German architect and academic, designed the Semper Opera House (d. 1879)

1816 – Morrison Waite, American jurist and politician, 7th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1888)

1818 – George Brown, Scottish-Canadian journalist and politician, 10th Premier of West Canada (d. 1880)

1818 – William Ellery Channing, American poet and author (d. 1901)

1823 – La Fayette Grover, American lawyer and politician, 4th Governor of Oregon (d. 1911)

1825 – Jean-Martin Charcot, French neurologist and psychologist (d. 1893)

1831 – Frederick Townsend Ward, American sailor and soldier (d. 1862)

1832 – Louisa May Alcott, American novelist and poet (d. 1888)

1835 – Empress Dowager Cixi of China (d. 1908)

1843 – Gertrude Jekyll, British horticulturist and writer (d. 1932)

1849 – John Ambrose Fleming, English physicist and engineer (d. 1945)

1856 – Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German lawyer and politician, 5th Chancellor of Germany (d. 1921)

1857 – Theodor Escherich, German-Austrian pediatrician and academic (d. 1911)

1861 – Spyridon Samaras, Greek playwright and composer (d. 1917)

1873 – Suzan Rose Benedict, American mathematician and academic (d. 1942)

1874 – Francis Dodd, Welsh-English painter and academic (d. 1949)

1874 – Egas Moniz, Portuguese physician and neurologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)

1876 – Nellie Tayloe Ross, American educator and politician, 14th Governor of Wyoming (d. 1977)

1878 – John Derbyshire, English swimmer and water polo player (d. 1938)

1879 – Jacob Gade, Danish violinist and composer (d. 1963)

1881 – Artur Phleps, Romanian-German general (d. 1944)

1881 – Abdülhalik Renda, Turkish civil servant and politician, 6th Turkish Minister of National Defence (d. 1957)

1882 – Henri Fabre, French pilot and engineer (d. 1984)

1888 – Joe Slater, Australian footballer and captain (d. 1917)

1891 – Julius Raab, Austrian engineer and politician, 19th Chancellor of Austria (d. 1964)

1895 – Busby Berkeley, American director and choreographer (d. 1976)

1895 – William Tubman, Liberian lawyer and politician, 19th President of Liberia (d. 1971)

1898 – C. S. Lewis, British novelist, poet, and critic (d. 1963)

1899 – Andrija Artuković, Croatian Minister of Interior (d. 1988)

1899 – Emma Morano, Italian supercentenarian, oldest Italian person ever, last verified person born in the 1800s (d. 2017)

1900 – Mildred Gillars, American broadcaster, employed by Nazi Germany to disseminate propaganda during WWII (d. 1988)

1901 – Mildred Harris, American actress (d. 1944)

1904 – Egon Eiermann, German architect, designed the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (d. 1970)

1904 – Margaret Barr, Australian choreographer and teacher of dance-drama (d. 1991)

1905 – Marcel Lefebvre, French-Swiss archbishop and theologian (d. 1991)
1906 – Barbara C. Freeman, English writer and poet (b. 1999)

1908 – Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., American pastor and politician (d. 1972)

1908 – Afet İnan, Turkish historian and sociologist (d. 1985)

1910 – Elizabeth Choy, Malaysian-Singaporean educator and politician (d. 2006)

1910 – Antanas Škėma, Lithuanian actor and director (d. 1961)

1915 – Ludu Daw Amar, Burmese journalist and author (d. 2008)

1915 – Billy Strayhorn, American pianist and composer (d. 1967)

1916 – Fran Ryan, American actress and comedian (d. 2000)

1917 – Pierre Gaspard-Huit, French director and screenwriter (d. 2017)

1917 – Merle Travis, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1983)

1918 – Madeleine L'Engle, American author and poet (d. 2007)

1919 – Joe Weider, Canadian-American bodybuilder and publisher, co-founded the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (d. 2013)

1920 – Yegor Ligachyov, Russian engineer and politician

1920 – Joseph Shivers, American chemist and academic, developed spandex (d. 2014)

1921 – Jackie Stallone, American astrologer and a promoter of women's wrestling (d. 2020)

1922 – Michael Howard, English-American historian, author, and academic (d. 2019)

1922 – Minnie Miñoso, Cuban-American baseball player and coach (d. 2015)
1923 – Chuck Daigh, American race car driver (b. 2008)

1924 – Jane Freilicher, American painter and poet (d. 2014)

1924 – Charles E. Mower, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1944)

1926 – Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisian lawyer and politician, President of Tunisia (d. 2019)

1927 – Vin Scully, American sportscaster and game show host

1928 – Tahir Salahov, Azerbaijani painter and educator

1928 – Paul Simon, American soldier and politician, 39th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois (d. 2003)

1928 – Ernie Vossler, American golfer (d. 2013)

1929 – Derek Jameson, English journalist and radio host (d. 2012)

1929 – Woo Yong-gak, North Korean soldier

1930 – Shirley Porter, English politician, Lord Mayor of Westminster

1930 – Vladimir Šenauer, Croatian footballer (d. 2013)

1930 – Alan Lee Williams, English academic and politician

1931 – Shintaro Katsu, Japanese actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 1997)

1931 – André Noyelle, Belgian cyclist (d. 2003)

1932 – Ed Bickert, Canadian jazz guitarist (d. 2019)

1932 – Jacques Chirac, French soldier and politician, 22nd President of France (d. 2019)

1932 – John Gary, American singer and television host (d. 1998)

1932 – Fernando Guillén, Spanish actor (d. 2013)

1932 – Marc Vaux, English painter

1933 – John Mayall, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

1933 – James Rosenquist, American painter and illustrator (d. 2017)

1934 – Willie Morris, American writer (d. 1999)

1935 – Diane Ladd, American actress

1935 – Thomas J. O'Brien, American bishop (d. 2018)

1937 – Jan Mangerud, Norwegian geologist and academic

1938 – Kashiwado Tsuyoshi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 47th Yokozuna (d. 1996)

1939 – Peter Bergman, American comedian, actor and screenwriter (d. 2012)

1939 – Meco, American record producer and musician

1940 – Denny Doherty, Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 2007)

1940 – Oscar Espinosa Chepe, Cuban-Spanish economist and journalist (d. 2013)

1940 – Chuck Mangione, American horn player and composer

1940 – Janet Smith, English lawyer and judge

1940 – Henry T. Yang, Taiwanese/Chinese-American engineer and academic

1941 – Bill Freehan, American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster

1941 – Roberto Rodríguez, Venezuelan baseball player and coach (d. 2012)

1942 – Felix Cavaliere, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer

1942 – Michael Craze, British actor (d. 1998)

1942 – Ann Dunham, American anthropologist and academic (d. 1995)

1942 – Maggie Thompson, American author and critic

1942 – John Grillo, English actor and playwright

1943 – Janet Holmes à Court, Australian businesswoman and philanthropist

1943 – Bobbi Martin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2000)

1943 – Sue Miller, American novelist and short story writer

1945 – Csaba Pléh, Hungarian psychologist and linguist

1946 – Brian Cadd, Australian singer-songwriter, keyboard player and producer

1946 – Suzy Chaffee, American skier

1946 – Silvio Rodríguez, Cuban singer-songwriter and guitarist

1947 – Petra Kelly, German activist and politician (d. 1992)

1947 – Ronnie Montrose, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2012)

1948 – Yōichi Masuzoe, Japanese politician

1949 – Yvon Labre, Canadian ice hockey player

1949 – Jerry Lawler, American wrestler and sportscaster

1949 – Dutch Mantel, American wrestler and manager

1949 – Garry Shandling, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter (d. 2016)

1949 – Steve Smith, American lawyer and politician (d. 2014)

1950 – Kevin O'Donnell, Jr., American author (d. 2012)

1951 – Carl Finch, American polka musician, songwriter, and record producer

1951 – Barry Goudreau, American guitarist and songwriter

1951 – Roger Troutman, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1999)

1951 – Don Walker, Australian singer-songwriter and pianist

1952 – Jeff Fahey, American actor and producer

1952 – Dusty Hare, English rugby player and cricketer

1953 – Jackie French, Australian author

1953 – Vlado Kreslin, Slovenian singer-songwriter

1953 – Huub Stevens, Dutch footballer and manager

1954 – Joel Coen, American director, producer, and screenwriter

1954 – Steve Rogers, Australian rugby player and coach (d. 2006)

1955 – Howie Mandel, Canadian comedian, actor, and television host

1956 – Hinton Battle, German-American actor, dancer, and choreographer

1956 – Yvonne Fovargue, English lawyer and politician

1956 – Eric Laakso, American football player (d. 2010)

1956 – Katrin Saks, Estonian lawyer and politician

1957 – Jennifer Batten, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer

1957 – Janet Napolitano, American lawyer, academic, and politician, 3rd United States Secretary of Homeland Security

1957 – Matthew Rubel, American businessman

1957 – Mario Salieri, Italian director, producer, and screenwriter

1958 – Michael Dempsey, Zimbabwean-English bass player

1958 – John Dramani Mahama, Ghanaian historian and politician, 4th President of Ghana

1959 – Richard Borcherds, South African-English mathematician and academic

1959 – Neal Broten, American ice hockey player

1959 – Rich Camarillo, American football player and coach

1959 – Rahm Emanuel, American businessman and politician, 44th Mayor of Chicago

1960 – Marco Bucci, Italian discus thrower (d. 2013)

1960 – Howard Johnson, American baseball player, coach, and manager

1960 – Cathy Moriarty, American actress

1962 – Ronny Jordan, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)

1962 – Andrew McCarthy, American actor and director

1962 – Michael Veitch, Australian comedian and actor

1963 – Will Downing, American singer-songwriter and producer

1963 – Lalit Modi, Indian businessman

1964 – Don Cheadle, American actor and producer

1964 – Ken Monkou, Surinamese-Dutch footballer

1965 – Lauren Child, English author

1965 – Ellen Cleghorne, American comedian and actress

1965 – Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese poet and pianist (d. 1992)

1968 – Hayabusa, Japanese wrestler (d. 2016)

1968 – Jonathan Knight, American singer-songwriter and dancer

1969 – Kasey Keller, American soccer player, manager, and sportscaster

1969 – Mariano Rivera, Panamanian-American baseball player

1969 – Pierre van Hooijdonk, Dutch footballer

1969 – Tomas Brolin, Swedish footballer

1970 – Larry Joe Campbell, American actor and director

1970 – Mark Pembridge, Welsh footballer and coach

1970 – Ryu Seung-ryong, South Korean actor

1971 – Brad May, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

1972 – Willie Bain, Scottish academic and politician

1972 – Brian Baumgartner, American actor and producer

1972 – Jamal Mashburn, American basketball player and sportscaster

1972 – Roger Shah, German electronic music producer

1972 – Minoru Tanaka, Japanese wrestler and boxer

1973 – Ryan Giggs, Welsh footballer and manager

1973 – Sarah Jones, American actress and playwright

1974 – Pavol Demitra, Slovak ice hockey player (d. 2011)

1975 – Andreas Ioannides, Cypriot footballer

1976 – Chris Akins, American football player

1976 – Chadwick Boseman, American actor (d. 2020)

1976 – Lindsay Benko, American swimmer

1976 – Anna Faris, American actress

1976 – Michalis Kakiouzis, Greek basketball player

1977 – Eddie Howe, English footballer and manager

1977 – Younis Khan, Pakistani cricketer

1977 – Maria Petrova, Russian figure skater

1978 – Alessandro Fei, Italian volleyball player

1978 – Dimitrios Konstantopoulos, Greek footballer

1979 – Adam Barrett, English footballer

1979 – Francis Beltrán, Dominican baseball player

1979 – The Game, American rapper

1979 – Neal Horgan, American-Irish footballer

1980 – P. J. Fleck, American football player and coach

1980 – Janina Gavankar, American actress and singer

1980 – Jason Griffith, American voice actor and actor

1980 – Chun Jung-myung, South Korean actor

1980 – Ilias Kasidiaris, Greek soldier and politician

1981 – Fawad Khan, Pakistani actor, model and singer

1983 – Tanner Glass, Canadian ice hockey player

1983 – Jennifer Oeser, German heptathlete

1983 – Aylin Tezel, German actress

1984 – Ji Hyun-woo, South Korean actor and guitarist

1984 – Katlego Mphela, South African footballer

1985 – Evangelia Aravani, Greek model

1985 – Shannon Brown, American basketball player

1987 – Stephen O'Halloran, Irish footballer

1987 – Sandro Wagner, German footballer

1987 – Evelyn Mok, Swedish-Chinese stand-up comedian based in the UK.

1988 – Dana Brooke, American wrestler and bodybuilder

1988 – Lee Hyun-ho, South Korean footballer

1988 – Russell Wilson, American football player

1990 – Sheldon Richardson, American football player

1991 – Terunofuji Haruo, Mongolian sumo wrestler

1993 – Stefon Diggs, American football player

1994 – Shaun Lane, Australian rugby league player

1995 – Karl Lawton, Australian rugby league player

1995 – Siobhan-Marie O'Connor, English swimmer

1997 – Ye Qiuyu, Chinese tennis player.

DEATHS
521 – Jacob of Serugh, Syrian poet and theologian (b. 451)

524 – Ahkal Mo' Naab' I, ruler of Palenque (b. 465)

561 – Chlothar I, Frankish king (b. 497)

835 – Muhammad al-Jawad, The ninth of the Twelve Imams (b. 811)

997 – Seongjong, Korean king (b. 961)

999 – Li Chun'an, Chinese merchant (b. 921)

1039 – Adalbero, duke of Carinthia (b. 980)

1253 – Otto II, duke of Bavaria (b. 1206)

1268 – Clement IV, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1190)

1314 – Philip IV, king of France (b. 1268)

1330 – Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, English soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1287)

1342 – Michael of Cesena, Italian general, priest, and theologian (b. 1270)

1378 – Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1316)

1396 – Robert Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Wemme, English nobleman (b. 1373)

1463 – Marie of Anjou, queen and wife of Charles VII of France (b. 1404)

1530 – Thomas Wolsey, English cardinal and politician, Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom (b. 1470)

1544 – Jungjong of Joseon, Korean king (b. 1488)

1577 – Cuthbert Mayne, English priest (b. 1543)

1590 – Philipp Nicodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (b. 1547)

1595 – Alonso de Ercilla, Spanish soldier and poet (b. 1533)

1626 – Ernst von Mansfeld, German commander (b. 1580)

1628 – John Felton, English soldier and assassin of the Duke of Buckingham (b. c. 1595)

1632 – Frederick V, Elector Palatine (b. 1596)

1643 – William Cartwright, English priest and playwright (b. 1611)

1643 – Claudio Monteverdi, Italian priest and composer (b. 1567)

1646 – Laurentius Paulinus Gothus, Swedish astronomer and theologian (b. 1565)

1661 – Brian Walton, English bishop and scholar (b. 1600)

1694 – Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician and biologist (b. 1628)

1695 – James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount of Stair, Scottish lawyer and politician, Lord President of the Court of Session (b. 1619)

1699 – Patrick Gordon, Scottish-Russian general (b. 1635)

1759 – Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician and theorist (b. 1687)

1780 – Maria Theresa, Holy Roman Empress, wife of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1717)

1797 – Samuel Langdon, American pastor, theologian, and academic (b. 1723)

1830 – John Maurice Hauke, Polish general (b. 1775)

1846 – Hammamizade İsmail Dede Efendi, Turkish composer and educator (b. 1778)

1847 – Marcus Whitman, American physician and missionary (b. 1802)

1872 – Mary Somerville, Scottish-Italian astronomer, mathematician, and author (b. 1780)

1883 – Hiệp Hòa, Vietnamese emperor (b. 1847)

1894 – Juan N. Méndez, Mexican general and interim president, 1876-1877 (b. 1820)

1918 – Prince Antônio Gastão of Orléans-Braganza (b. 1881)

1924 – Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer and educator (b. 1858)

1927 – George Giffen, Australian cricketer (b. 1859)

1932 – Abdullah Cevdet, Kurdish-Turkish physician and academic (b. 1869)

1939 – Philipp Scheidemann, German lawyer and politician, 10th Chancellor of Germany (b. 1865)

1941 – Frank Waller, American sprinter and hurdler (b. 1884)

1942 – Boyd Wagner, American colonel and pilot (b. 1916)

1946 – Johannes Vares, Estonian poet, physician, and politician, 8th Prime Minister of Estonia (b. 1890)

1953 – Sam De Grasse, Canadian-American actor (b. 1875)

1954 – Dink Johnson, American pianist, clarinet player, and drummer (b. 1892)

1957 – Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Czech-American pianist and composer (b. 1897)

1967 – Ferenc Münnich, Hungarian soldier and politician, 47th Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1886)

1970 – Robert T. Frederick, American general (b. 1907)

1972 – Carl Stalling, American pianist and composer (b. 1888)

1974 – James J. Braddock, American boxer (b. 1905)

1975 – Tony Brise, English race car driver (b. 1952)

1975 – Graham Hill, English race car driver and businessman (b. 1929)

1980 – Dorothy Day, American journalist and activist, co-founded the Catholic Worker Movement (b. 1897)

1980 – George J. Maloof, Sr., American businessman (b. 1923)


1981 – Natalie Wood, American actress (b. 1938)

1982 – Afrânio Pompílio Gastos do Amaral, Brazilian herpetologist (b. 1894)

1982 – Percy Williams, Canadian sprinter (b. 1908)

1984 – Nora Thompson Dean, American Lenape educator and author (b. 1907)

1986 – Cary Grant, English-American actor (b. 1904)

1987 – Irene Handl, English actress (b. 1901)

1991 – Ralph Bellamy, American actor (b. 1904)

1992 – Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician and academic (b. 1906)

1993 – J. R. D. Tata, French-Indian pilot and businessman, founded Tata Motors and Tata Global Beverages (b. 1904)

1996 – Dan Flavin, American sculptor and illustrator (b. 1933)

1996 – Denis Jenkinson, English journalist and author (b. 1920)

1997 – Coleman Young, American politician, 66th Mayor of Detroit (b. 1918)

1998 – Maus Gatsonides, Dutch race car driver and businessman (b. 1911)

1999 – John Berry, American-French actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1917)

1999 – Gene Rayburn, American game show panelist and host (b. 1917)

1999 – Kazuo Sakamaki, Japanese soldier (b. 1918)

2000 – Ilmar Laaban, Estonian-Swedish poet and publicist (b. 1921)

2001 – Mic Christopher, American-Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1969)

2001 – George Harrison, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and music producer (b. 1943)

2001 – John Knowles, American novelist (b. 1926)

2002 – Daniel Gélin, French actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1921)

2004 – John Drew Barrymore, American actor (b. 1932)

2004 – Harry Danning, American baseball player and coach (b. 1911)

2005 – David Di Tommaso, French footballer (b. 1979)

2006 – Allen Carr, English-Spanish accountant and author (b. 1934)

2007 – James Barber, Canadian chef and author (b. 1923)

2007 – Ralph Beard, American basketball player (b. 1927)

2007 – Henry Hyde, American lawyer and politician (b. 1924)

2008 – Jørn Utzon, Danish architect, designed the Sydney Opera House (b. 1918)

2009 – Robert Holdstock, English author (b. 1948)

2010 – Bella Akhmadulina, Russian poet and author (b. 1937)

2010 – Mario Monicelli, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1915)

2010 – S. Sivanayagam, Sri Lankan journalist and author (b. 1930)

2010 – Stephen J. Solarz, American academic and politician (b. 1940)

2010 – Maurice Wilkes, English physicist and computer scientist (b. 1913)

2011 – Patrice O'Neal, American stand-up comedian (b. 1969)

2011 – Guillermo O'Donnell, Argentine political scientist (b. 1936)

2012 – Joelmir Beting, Brazilian journalist (b. 1936)

2012 – Sherab Palden Beru, Tibetan painter (b. 1911)

2012 – Merv Pregulman, American football player and businessman (b. 1922)

2012 – Buddy Roberts, American wrestler and manager (b. 1945)

2013 – Oliver Cheatham, American singer-songwriter (b. 1948)

2013 – Colin Eglin, South African soldier and politician (b. 1925)

2013 – Natalya Gorbanevskaya, Russian-Polish poet and activist (b. 1936)

2013 – Brian Torrey Scott, American playwright and screenwriter (b. 1976)

2014 – Dwayne Alons, American general and politician (b. 1946)

2014 – Dick Bresciani, American businessman (b. 1938)

2014 – Mark Strand, Canadian-born American poet, essayist, and translator (b. 1934)

2015 – Joe Marston, Australian footballer and manager (b. 1926)

2015 – Otto Newman, Austrian-American sociologist and academic (b. 1922)

2015 – Oʻtkir Sultonov, Uzbek lawyer and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Uzbekistan  (b. 1939)

2016 – Marcos Danilo Padilha, Brazilian football player (b. 1985)

2017 – Slobodan Praljak, Croatian general (b. 1945)

2019 – Yasuhiro Nakasone, Japanese politician, 45th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1918)
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