10th January, on this day

49BC On this day, Julius Caesar is thought to have crossed the Rubicon, signalling the start of the Civil War
0069 Roman emperor Galba adopts Marcus Piso Licinianus as Cæsar
0236 St Fabian begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0681 St Agatho ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1072 Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo
1356 German emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree
1429 Order of the Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary and Spain
1430 Duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal
1430 Order of the Guilder forms
1514 Complutensian New Testament in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Latin finished
1550 1st sitting of "Vurige Chamber" in Paris
1639 Love in a Maze
1642 King Charles I and family flee London for Oxford
1663 King Charles II affirms charter of Royal African Company
1731 Charles Farnese becomes duke of Parma/Piacenza
1776 American writer and human rights advocate Thomas Paine publishes radical pamphlet, 'Common Sense'. The pamphlet is the most coherent statement to date of American independence views and is a pivotal opinion former during the American Revolution
1799 Friedrich von Schiller's "Die Piccolomini" premieres in Weimar
1806 Dutch in Cape Town, South African surrender to the British
1810 French church annuls marriage of Napoleon I and Joséphine
1811 Louisiana slaves rebel in 2 parishes
1839 Tea from India 1st arrives in UK
1840 Penny Post mail system started
1845 Poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning begin corresponding
1861 US forts and property seized by Mississippi
1861 Florida becomes 3rd state to secede from US
1861 Fort Jackson and Fort Philip are taken over by Los Angeles state troops
1862 Battle of Big Sandy River KY (Middle Creek)
1862 Battle of Romney WV
1863 The first section of London's Underground Railway, the 'Metropolitan' Line was opened, running from Paddington to Farringdon Street
1863 General McClernand's Union troops surround Fort Hindman AR
1863 January-uprising begins in Poland
1870 John D Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil
1878 US Senate proposes female suffrage
1883 Fire at uninsured Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee WI kills 71; General Tom Thumb of P T Barnum fame, escapes unhurt
1889 Ivory Coast declared a protectorate of France
1890 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Sapientiae Christianae
1893 Richard Drigo's ballet "The Magic Flute" premieres, St Petersburg
1897 Henrik Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman" premieres in Helsingfors
1900 Lord Roberts and Lord Kitchener reach Capetown
1901 Oil discovered at Spindletop claim near Beaumont, Texas
1910 1st international air meet in US held, in Los Angeles
1911 1st photo in US taken from an airplane, San Diego
1912 Caillaux government in France resigns
1912 World's 1st flying boat's maiden flight, (Glenn Curtiss in NY)
1916 Russian offensive in Kaukasus
1920 League of Nations' 1st meeting, Treaty of Versailles in effect
1922 Arthur Griffith, the founder of Sinn Fein and one of the architects of the 1921 peace treaty with Britain, is elected president of the newly established Irish Free State
1923 Warren G. Harding, the American President, orders U.S. occupation troops stationed in Germany since the end of the First World War to return home
1923 Lithuania seizes and annexes country of Memel
1925 France-Saarland forms
1927 Fritz Lang's Metropolis premieres
1928 Soviet Union orders exile of Leon Trotsky
1929 The popular cartoon strip character 'Tin-Tin' appears for the first time
1932 "Mickey Mouse" and "Silly Symphony" comics syndicated
1932 "Pete the Tramp" cartoon strip by C D Russell debuts
1935 Actress Mary Pickford marries actor Douglas Fairbanks
1941 President Roosevelt’s Lend-Lease program, a loan scheme created to aid Britain in its fight against Germany, is brought before the U.S. Congress for consideration
1941 Seyss-Inquart begins registration of Jews
1942 Japan invades North-Celebes, Dutch East Indies
1943 1st US President to visit a foreign country in wartime-FDR leaves for Casablanca, Morocco
1943 Russian offensive against German 6th/4th Armies near Stalingrad
1944 1st mobile electric power plant delivered, Philadelphia
1944 British troops conquer Maungdaw, Burma
1945 Los Angeles Railway (with 5 streetcar lines) forced to close
1946 In London, the first General Assembly of the United Nations meets at Westminster Central Hall
1946 US Army establishes 1st radar contact with Moon, Belmar NJ
1947 Greek steamer "Himara" strikes a wartime mine in Saronic Gulf south of Athens with loss of 392 of 637 aboard
1947 British stop ships Independence and In-Gathering from landing in Israel
1949 1st Jewish family show "The Goldbergs" premieres on CBS
1949 RCA introduces 45 RPM record
1951 1st jet passenger trip made
1951 UN headquarters opens in Manhattan NY
1952 Flying Enterprise sinks
1954 A British Overseas Airways Corporation jet, on its way from Singapore to London, crashes in the Mediterranean Sea. Thirty five people are missing and feared dead
1956 Elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel" for RCA in Nashville
1957 In Britain, Harold Macmillan accepts the offer from the Queen to form a new government following the resignation of Sir Anthony Eden
1958 Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches number 1 on the country and r&b charts, number 2 on the pop chart
1962 4,000 die in avalanche, Ranrahirca, Perú
1962 Eruptions on Mount Huascaran in Peru destroy 7 villages and kill 3,500
1964 Battles between moslems and hindus in Calcutta
1964 Panamá severs diplomatic relations with US
1966 Julian Bond denied seat in Georgia legislature for opposing Vietnam War
1966 India and Pakistan sign peace accord
1967 In US, PBS (the National Educational TV) begins as a 70 station network
1967 Dutch Princess Margret marries Pieter van Vollenhoven
1968 US Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho
1969 Pirate Radio Station Free Derby begins operation by Northern Ireland
1969 USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus
1969 Sweden (1st Western country) recognizes North Vietnam
1972 Triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK
1972 Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan
1973 Gas tank on Staten Island explodes, 40 die
1978 Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1979 1st brother Billy Carter makes allegedly anti-Semitic remarks
1979 As Britain is crippled by industrial action, British Prime Minister James Callaghan flies back into Britain and denies that the country is in chaos. His comments are later to be widely misquoted as ‘crisis; what crisis?
1980 Last broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC
1981 El Salvador guerrilla group FMLN opens "general offensive"
1984 Argentine ex-president/General Bignone arrested
1984 Bulgarian Tupolev 134 crashes at Sofia airport in Bulgaria, 50 die
1984 Clara Peller 1st asks, "Where's the Beef?"
1984 US establishes full diplomatic relations with Vatican after 117 years
1985 Daniel Ortega Saavedra inaugurated as President of Nicaragua
1986 STS 61-C mission scrubbed T -9m because of bad weather at Kennedy
1986 Palau signs Compact of Free Association with US
1989 As part of an arrangement to decrease Cold War tensions and end a brutal war in Angola, Cuban troops begin their withdrawal from the African nation
1990 China lifts martial law (imposed after Tiananmen Square massacre)
1991 United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar sets off for Baghdad in a final diplomatic effort to avoid war with Iraq
1991 US Congress begins debate on Persian Gulf crisis
1991 Japan ends routine fingerprinting of all adult ethnic Koreans
1994 Trial of Lorena Bobbitt who cut off her husband's penis, begins
1994 Ukraine says it will give up world's 3rd largest nuclear arsenal
1994 Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan agrees to abolish trade tariffs
1996 Israel frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
1996 King Hussein of Jordan makes his first public visit to Israel
1997 1st Comet of 1997 Discovered Comet 1997 A1
1997 Italy's new 1,000 lire coin shows divided Germany on map
1997 Right-winger Arnoldo Aleman sworn in as President of Nicaragua
1999 A large piece of the chalk cliff at Beachy Head collapses into the sea.
1999 The HBO television series The Sopranos first airs.
2000 America Online announces an agreement to buy Time Warner for $162 billion, the largest corporate merger in history at the time.
2001 Wikipedia starts as part of Nupedia. It becomes a separate site five days later.
2005 A mudslide occurs in La Conchita, CA, killing 10 people, injuring many more and closing the Highway 101, the main coastal corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles, for 10 days.
2005 Eyre Peninsula Bushfire in South Australia kills nine and injures 113

10th January 2006

Iran to begin nuclear enrichment

Ukrainian cabinet in gas crisis

Spain holds 20 'Iraq recruiters'

10th January 2007

EU plans 'industrial revolution'

New attacks in southern Somalia

Belarus ditches oil transit tax

10th January 2008

Pakistan suicide blast 'kills 22'

US launches massive Iraq air raid

World's cheapest car goes on show

10th January 2009

Israel warns Gaza of escalation

Many killed in Peru bus accident

Accord signed in Russia gas row

10th January 2010

Togo leaves Africa Cup of Nations

Israel air strike kills militants

China becomes world's largest exporter

Birthdates which occurred on 10th January :

1502 Hendrik Niclaes German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God)
1628 Jan Theunisz Blanckerhoff [Jan Maet], seascape painter)
1635 Willem à Brakel Frisian theologist (Reasonable religion)
1638 Niels Stensen Danish astronomer
1644 Louis Boufflers marshall of France
1683 Gasparo Visconti composer
1701 Johann Caspar Simon composer
1738 Ethan Allen Revolutionary War fighter (led the Green Mountain Boys)
1747 Abraham L Breguet French clock maker
1760 Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg composer
1766 Louis Massonneau composer
1768 James Varicick 1st AME Zion Bishop
1769 Michel Ney French marshal (Waterloo)
1780 M Heinrich C Lichtenstein German zoologist
1797 A V Droste-Hülshoff writer
1814 Aubrey de Vere Irish writer (Victorian Observer)
1815 Alexander Brydie Dyer Brevet Major General (Union Army), died in 1874
1815 Thomas Williams Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1825 Alexander Travis Hawthorn Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1834 John Acton English historian/MP
1854 Peter Gast composer
1855 Peter J Blok Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)
1858 Heinrich Zille German cartoonist (Cheerful Blätter, Simplicissimus)
1864 George Washington Carver agricultural scientist (estimate date - actual birthdate unknown)
1867 Gerhard Anschütz German MP
1871 Enrica Freiin von Handel-Manzetti Austrian author (Jesse & Maria)
1876 Johannes W "Jan" Eisenloeffel Dutch goldsmith
1877 Frederick Gardner Cottrell inventor (electrostatic precipitator)
1880 Eduard M Meijers Dutch lawyer (Short Cause)
1880 French van Cauwelaert Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp
1880 Grock [Adrien Wettach], Swiss clown/circus director
1880 Manuel Azaña y Díaz PM/President of 2nd Spanish republic (1936-39)
1882 Charles Trowbridge Vera Cruz Mexico, actor (Fatal Hour)
1883 Aleksei Tolstoi Russian poet/writer (Pjotr Peroyj)
1883 Florence Reed Philadelphia PA, silent film actress (Dancing Girl)
1883 Francis X Bushman Norfolk VA, silent film actor (Ben Hur, Spy's Defeat)
1884 James Philip Dunn composer
1886 Jose Antonio de Donostia composer
1887 Robinson Jeffers US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)
1888 Emile van Bosch Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)
1890 Douglas MacLean Philadelphia PA, silent film comedian/producer (Going Up)
1890 Ernest Milton San Francisco CA, actor (Cat Girl, Fiddler's Three)
1891 Jos Speybrouck Flemish painter
1892 Dumas Malone Mississippi, historian (Jefferson & His Time)
1894 Reginald Denham London England, Broadway director (Obsession, The Bad Seed)
1897 Albert Moeschinger composer
1898 Sergei M Eisenstein Russian director (Alexandr Nevski)
19-- Bonnie Hellman San Francisco CA, actress (Penny Brooks-Nurse)
1901 Pauline Starke Joplin MO, actress (Dante's Inferno, Dance Magic)
1903 Jean Morel Abbeville France, conductor
1903 Barbara Hepworth English abstract sculptor/actress (Rescued by Rover)
1903 Jens A Schade Danish writer (Schadebogen, Losses Højsang)
1904 Ray Bolger Dorchester MA, actor/dancer (Wizard of Oz)
1904 Jesus Garcia Leoz composer
1908 Paul Henreid Trieste, actor (Casablanca, 4 Horsemen of Apocalypse)
1908 Bernard Lee London England, actor (M in James Bond movies)
1909 Grace Mitchell educator
1909 Rudolf Kubin composer
1910 Dorothy Stroud garden historian
1910 Galina Ulanova St Petersburg Russia, ballerina (Bolshoi)
1910 Jean Martinon Lyons France, conductor/composer
1911 Jan Boon [Tjalie Robinson], Dutch East Indies publicist (Tong Tong)
1913 Gustav Husak President of Czechoslovakia (1975-89)
1913 Haywood Frank Henry sax player
1914 Polly Rowles Philadelphia PA, actress (Aunt Laurie-Jamie)
1914 Claude Gallimard France, publisher
1915 Dean Dixon Zug Switzerland, conductor
1917 Jerry Wexler music producer (Aretha Franklin/Bob Dylan)
1920 Georges Marchal Nancy France, actor (Evil Eden, Gina, Milky Way)
1923 Ingeborg Drewitz writer
1924 Ludmilla Chiraeff ballet dancer
1925 Maxwell Roach composer
1926 June Haver Mrs Fred MacMurray/actress (Dolly Sisters)
1927 Gisele MacKenzie Winnipeg Manitoba, singer/actress (Your Hit Parade)
1927 Lee Philips Brooklyn NY, actor (Ellery Queen)
1927 Johnnie Ray Dallas OR, pop singer (Cry)
1928 Donald Brooks fashion designer (Emmy 1983)
1928 Wallace Berry composer
1930 Byron "Wild Child" Gipson blues singer
1930 Roy E Disney CEO (Disney)
1931 Alexander L "Alex" Boraine South Africa vicar/MP
1931 Ron Galella celebrity photographer (sued by Jackie O)
1933 Akira Miyoshi composer
1933 Leonard John Coldwell cricket bowler (England medium-fast in 7 Tests 1962-64)
1935 Ronnie Hawkins Ark, rocker (The Band-Who Do You Love?)
1935 Sherrill Milnes Hinsdale IL, baritone
1935 Georg Katzer composer
1938 Francis W "Frank" Mahovlich NHL Hall of Famer (Montréal Canadiens)
1938 Ivan Twigden English contractor/multi-millionaire (Twigden PLC)
1938 Willie "Stretch" McCovey 1st baseman (San Francisco Giant #44)
1939 Bill Toomey Philadelphia PA, decathlon champ (Olympics-gold-1968)
1939 Sal Mineo New York City NY, actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause)
1940 Harry Gant NASCAR driver
1942 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko Russia, cosmonaut
1942 Jack Regan broadcaster
1942 Walter Hill director (48 Hours, Extreme Prejudice)
1943 Jim Croce Philadelphia PA, singer/songwriter (Time in a Bottle, Bad Bad Leroy Brown)
1945 Frank Sinatra Jr Jersey City NJ, singer/bandleader (Golddiggers)
1945 Rod Stewart London England, singer (Maggie Mae, Da Ya Think I'm Sexy)
1946 Alexis Nihon Jr Bahamas, wrestler (Olympics-1968)
1946 Aynsley Dunbar rocker (Journey, Jefferson Starship)
1946 Bob Lang rock bassist (Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders)
1947 George Alec Effinger US, sci-fi author (Nick of Time)
1948 Cyril Neville US singer/percussionist (Neville Bros-Yellow Moon)
1948 Donald Fagen Passaic NJ, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Steely Dan-Peg)
1948 William Sanderson Memphis TN, actor (Larry-Newhart, Deuce-Babylon 5, Blade Runner)
1949 Teresa Graves Houston TX, actress (Laugh-in, Get Christie Love)
1949 Walter S Browne US chess champion (1974-78, 1980-84)
1949 George Foreman Marshall TX, world heavyweight boxing champ (1973-74, 95)
1951 Kathleen Bradley Youngstown Oh, model (Price is Right)
1952 Scott Thurston keyboardist/guitarist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
1953 Bobby Rahal Indy-car racer (over 15 wins)
1953 Pat Benatar [Andrezejewski], Brooklyn NY, singer (Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Hell Is for Children)
1955 Luci Martin rocker vocalist (Chic)
1955 Michael Schenker heavy metal rocker (McAuley Schenker Groups-Coming on Strong, Scorpions)
1957 Robert Thompson Houston TX, Nike golfer (1990 Boise Open-2nd)
1958 Shawn Colvin singer/guitarist
1959 Chandra Cheesborough Jacksonville FL, 4X100 runner (Olympics-gold-84)
1959 Don Letts rocker (Big Audio Dynamite)
1959 Kirk & Curtwood musician (Meat Puppets)
1961 Nadja Salerni-Sonnenberg Rome Italy, concert violinist
1961 Evan Handler New York City NY, actor (Dear Mr Wonderful)
1961 Janet Jones Bridgeton MO, actress (American Anthem, Flamingo Kid)
1962 Jim Lindeman US baseball outfielder (New York Mets)
1963 Frank Wijnhoven Dutch soccer player (NEC, Treffers)
1964 Krista Tesreau St Louis MO, actress (Mindy-Guiding Light, Tina-OLTL, Silk Stalkings)
1965 Nathan rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
1965 James Washington NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins)
1967 Mick Hankers Dutch dancer (Josephine, Sound of Motown)
1967 Micky Michelle [Ingrid Hankers], Dutch dancer (Josephine)
1967 Trini Alvarado actor (Frighteners)
1968 Lyle Menendez NY, accused of killing his parents (Menendez Brothers)
1968 Malcolm Showell WLAF defensive end (Amsterdam Admirals)
1969 Doug E Doug rapper/comedian (Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever)
1969 Juanita Clayton Manitou Manitoba, softball catcher (Olympics-96)
1970 Cameron MacKenzie Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-96)
1970 Deon Figures NFL cornerback/PR (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1970 James Wilson WLAF defensive end (Rhein Fire)
1971 Guylaine Cloutier Levis Québec Canada, 100m breast stroke swimmer (Olympics-4-92, 96)
1971 Sergi Bruguera Italy, tennis star
1972 Thomas Lewis NFL wide receiver (New York Giants)
1973 Berry Radstraat Dutch soccer player (NEC, SCH)
1973 Glenn Robinson Gary IN, NBA forward (Milwaukee, Olympics-gold-96)
1973 Travis Davis NFL strong safety (New Orleans Saints, Jacksonville Jaguars)
1974 Andre Kirwan CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts)
1974 Hollis Thomas defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
1975 Shannon Kavanaugh Boston MA, rocker (Ivory Soul)
1979 Chris H E Smith [Daddy Mack], Atlanta, rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up)
2418 8 Henry King US, director (Jesse James, 12 O'Clock High)


Deaths which occurred on January 10:
0681 Agatho Sicilian pope (678-81), dies
0866 Lin-chi I-hsuan [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies
0976 John I Tzimisces co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51
1271 Otto II the Lame, Earl of Gelre, dies
1276 Gregorius X [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies
1542 Gerardus Noviomagus [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
1645 William Laud Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71
1674 Jacob de Witt Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84
1754 Daniel Raap Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51
1768 Charles Cressent French court furniture maker, dies at 82
1775 Jemeljan Pugatshov Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies
1778 Carolus Linnæus "Carl von Linné" Swedish botanist/explorer/"Father of Taxonomy", dies at 70
1780 Francesco Antonio Vallotti Italian organist/composer, dies at 82
1789 Pierre Lyonet Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82
1792 Jean-Louis Laruette composer, dies at 60
1800 Johan Wikmanson composer, dies at 46
1811 Marie-Joseph de Chénier French poet (Chant du Départ), dies at 46
1824 Victor Emanuel I king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64
1833 Adrien Marie Legendre dies
1833 Antoinio da Silva Leite composer, dies at 73
1846 Etienne P de Senancour French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75
1855 Mary Russell Mitford English playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67
1862 Samuel Colt inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47
1871 Pierre A du Terrail French writer, dies at 41
1876 Charles EH de Coussemaker Belgian musicologist/historian, dies at 70
1889 Martin Andreas Udbye composer, dies at 68
1892 Heinrich Ludwig Egmont Dorn composer, dies at 91
1895 Benjamin Louis Paul Godard composer, dies at 45
1899 Gerard Keller Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69
1908 Anna S Barbiers Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65
1917 Buffalo Bill Cody army scout & Indian fighter, dies
1927 August(us) Allebé Dutch painter/lithograph, dies at 88
1934 Marinus van der Lubbe Dutch communist, beheaded in Berlin at 24
1935 Charlie McGahey cricket (MCC tour of Australia 1901-02 cured his tuberculosis), dies
1935 Edwin H Flack English 800/1500m runner (Olympics-gold-1896), dies at 60
1936 Charles Wright cricketer (3 Tests England vs South Africa 1895-96), dies
1938 Willem de Vreese Flemish linguist, dies at 68
1939 Jameson Thomas actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50
1939 Julius Bittner Austria composer (Missa Austriaca, Little Violet), dies at 64
1941 Frank Bridge English violinist/composer (Sea), dies at 61
1941 Joseph Schmidlin German church historian, murdered at 67
1943 Agustin P Justo y Rolon President of Argentina (1931-38), dies at 66
1943 J Arthur S Berson Austrian meteorologist, dies at 83
1945 Rudolf Borchardt writer, dies at 67
1951 Athos Palma composer, dies at 59
1951 Harry Sinclair Lewis US writer (Nobel 1930), dies at 65
1953 Theo Mackeben German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56
1954 Fred Raymond composer, dies at 53
1956 Henricus P Bremmer Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84
1956 Karl L Schmidt German/Swiss theologist (Urchristentum), dies at 64
1957 Gabriela Mistral Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67
1958 Charles de Trooz Belgian writer, dies at 52
1961 Dashiell Hammett author (Maltese Falcon, Thin Man), dies from throat cancer at 66
1963 Tadeusz Szeligowski composer, dies at 66
1964 A Marja Dutch author (Man of Day & Night), dies at 46
1966 George Cresswell cricketer (Took 13 wickets in 3 Tests for New Zealand), suicide
1966 Hermann Kasack writer, dies at 69
1967 Emerson Treacy actor (Prowler), dies after surgery at 66
1967 Vilem Petrzelka composer, dies at 77
1968 Howard Smith actor (Harvey Griffin-Hazel), dies at 74
1968 Basil Sydney actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73
1968 Josue Teofilo Wilkes composer, dies at 85
1968 Louis-François-Marie Aubert French composer (La Momie), dies at 90
1968 Theophilus E Dönges South African Internal minister, dies at 69
1970 Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44
1971 Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel French fashion designer, dies at 87
1972 Al Goodman Russian/US orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81
1972 Georg Rendl Austrian miner/bee-keeper (Satan on Earth), dies at 68
1972 Sverre Jordan composer, dies at 82
1976 Chester Arthur Burnett US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65
1976 Howlin' Wolf singer/guitarist, dies following brain surgery at 65
1978 Don Gillis US composer (Symphony #5½), dies at 65
1978 John D Rockefeller III US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71
1978 Pedro Joaquín Chamorro of La Prensa, assassinated in Managua
1978 Zeb Turner country-rock performer (Chew Tobacco Rag), dies at 62
1980 George Meany labor leader, dies at 85
1981 Richard Boone actor (Paladin-Have Gun Will Travel), dies at 63
1982 Paul Lynde comedian/actor (Uncle Arthur-Bewitched, Bye Bye Birdie, Bewitched), dies at 55
1982 Lazar Weiner composer, dies at 84
1984 Suvanna Phuma premier of Laos, dies at 82
1986 Joseph Kraft US columnist, dies at 61
1990 Juliet Berto screenwriter/actress (Bastienne Bastien), dies at 42
1990 Yvonne Peattie Marquard actress (Donovan's Reef), dies
1991 Dimitris Myrat dies of cancer at 62
1992 Barbara Couper British actress (Last Days of Dolwyn), dies at 89
1993 Diana Adams ballerina, dies
1993 Noorjahan Begum "adulterous" wife in Bangladesh, stoned to death
1994 Catharina I "Ien" Dales minister of Internal affairs (1989-94), dies at 62
1994 Charles "Chub" Feeney baseball president (National League), dies at 72
1994 Michael Aldridge actor (Murder in the Cathedral), dies at 73
1995 Elaine Greene literary Agent, dies at 74
1995 Halton Kathleen Tynan writer, dies at 57
1996 Alexander Robertus organic chemist, dies at 88
1996 Arthur Sydney Martin spycatcher, dies at 81
1997 Alvinio Misciano Italian tenor, killed in a fall from a window
1997 Elspeth Josceline Huxley writer, dies at 96
1997 George Young footballer, dies at 74
1997 Hilary Grover Barratt Brown conservationist, dies at 71

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