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Pre-1600

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AD 25 __NOTOC__ AD 25 (Roman numerals, XXV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Cossus Cornelius Lentulus (consul AD 25), Lentulu ...
Luoyang Luoyang is a city located in the confluence area of Luo River and Yellow River The Yellow River (Chinese: , Jin Chinese, Jin: uə xɔ Standard Beijing Mandarin, Mandarin: ''Huáng hé'' ) is the second-longest river in China, afte ...

Luoyang
is declared capital of the
Eastern Han dynasty#REDIRECT Han dynasty The Han dynasty () was the second Dynasties in Chinese history, imperial dynasty of China (202 BC – 220 AD), established by the rebel leader Liu Bang and ruled by the House of Liu. Preceded by the short-lived Qin dynas ...
by
Emperor Guangwu of Han The Emperor Guangwu of Han (15 January 5 BC – 29 March AD 57), born Liu Xiu (), courtesy name A courtesy name (), also known as a style name, is a name bestowed upon one at adulthood in addition to one's given name. This practice is a t ...
. *
176 Year 176 ( CLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday A leap year starting on Sunday is any year with 366 days (i.e. it includes 29 February) that begins on Sunday, 1 January, and ends on Monday, 31 December. Its dominical letters hence are AG. ...
– Emperor
Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius Antoninus ( ; 26 April 121 – 17 March 180) was a Roman emperor The Roman emperor was the ruler of the Roman Empire during the History of the Roman Empire, imperial period (starting in 27 BC). The emperors used a vari ...

Marcus Aurelius
grants his son
Commodus Commodus (; 31 August 161 – 31 December 192) was a Roman emperor The Roman emperor was the ruler of the Roman Empire The Roman Empire ( la, Imperium Rōmānum ; grc-gre, Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, Basileía tôn R ...

Commodus
the rank of "
Imperator The Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language A classical language is a language A language is a structured system of communication Communication (from Latin ''communicare'', meaning "to share" or "to be in relation with" ...

Imperator
" and makes him Supreme Commander of the
Roman legion The Roman legion ( la, legiō, ) was the largest military unit of the Roman army The Roman army (: ) was the armed forces deployed by the Romans throughout the duration of , from the (to c. 500 BC) to the (500–31 BC) and the (31 BC– ...

Roman legion
s. *
395 __NOTOC__ Year 395 ( CCCXCV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Olybrius and Probinus (or, less frequently, year 1148 ...

395
Rufinus,
praetorian prefect of the East The praetorian prefecture of the East, or of the Orient ( la, praefectura praetorio Orientis, el, ἐπαρχότης/ὑπαρχία τῶν πραιτωρίων τῆς ἀνατολῆς) was one of four large praetorian prefecture The praeto ...
, is murdered by
Gothic Gothic or Gothics may refer to: People and languages *Goths or Gothic people, the ethnonym of a group of East Germanic tribes **Gothic language, an extinct East Germanic language spoken by the Goths **Crimean Gothic, the Gothic language spoken by ...
mercenaries under
Gainas Gainas was a Gothic Gothic or Gothics may refer to: People and languages *Goths or Gothic people, the ethnonym of a group of East Germanic tribes **Gothic language, an extinct East Germanic language spoken by the Goths **Crimean Gothic, the G ...
. *
511
511
– King
Clovis I Clovis ( la, Chlodovechus; reconstructed Old Frankish, Frankish: ; – 27 November 511) was the first List of Frankish kings, king of the Franks to unite all of the Franks, Frankish tribes under one ruler, changing the form of leadership from a ...

Clovis I
dies at
Lutetia The Roman Roman or Romans most often refers to: *, the capital city of Italy *, Roman civilization from 8th century BC to 5th century AD *, the people of ancient Rome *', shortened to ''Romans'', a letter in the New Testament of the Christ ...
and is buried in the
Abbey of St Genevieve The Abbey of St Genevieve (Abbaye-Sainte-Geneviève) was a monastery A monastery is a building or complex of buildings comprising the domestic quarters and workplaces of monastics, monk A monk (, from el, μοναχός, ''monachos'', " ...
. *
602 __NOTOC__ Year 602 ( DCII) was a common year starting on Monday A common year starting on Monday is any non-leap year A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or year) is a that contains an additional day (or, in the case of a , a ...
Byzantine The Byzantine Empire, also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire, or Byzantium, was the continuation of the Roman Empire in its eastern provinces during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople. It survi ...

Byzantine
Emperor
MauriceMaurice may refer to: People *Saint Maurice (died 287), Roman legionary and Christian martyr *Maurice (emperor) or Flavius Mauricius Tiberius Augustus (539–602), Byzantine emperor *Maurice (bishop of London) (died 1107), Lord Chancellor and Lor ...
is forced to watch as the usurper
Phocas Phocas ( la, Focas; el, Φωκᾶς; 5475 October 610) was Byzantine emperor from 602 to 610. The early life of Phocas is largely unknown, but he rose to prominence in 602, as a leader in the revolt against Emperor Maurice (emperor), Maurice. ...

Phocas
executes his five sons before Maurice is
beheaded
beheaded
himself. *
1095 Year 1095 ( MXCV) was a common year starting on MondayA common year starting on Monday is any non-leap year A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or bissextile year) is a calendar year that contains an additional day (or, in the ca ...
Pope Urban II Pope Urban II ( la, Urbanus II;  – 29 July 1099), otherwise known as Odo of Châtillon or Otho de Lagery, was the head of the Catholic Church The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christia ...

Pope Urban II
declares the
First Crusade The First Crusade (1096–1099) was the first of a series of religious wars, or Crusades, initiated, supported and at times directed by the Latin Church in the medieval period. The objective was the recovery of the Holy Land from Muslim conqu ...
at the
Council of Clermont The Council of Clermont was a mixed synod of ecclesiastics and laymen of the Catholic Church, called by Pope Urban II and held from 17 to 27 November 1095 at Clermont-Ferrand, Clermont, County of Auvergne, Auvergne, at the time part of the Duchy ...
.


1601–1900

*
1727 Events January–March * January 1 January 1 or 1 January is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar The Gregorian calendar is the used in most of the world. It was introduced in October 1582 by as a modi ...
– The foundation stone to the Jerusalem Church in Berlin is laid. *
1809 Events January–March * January 5 Events Pre-1600 *1477 – Battle of Nancy: Charles the Bold is defeated and killed in a conflict with René II, Duke of Lorraine; Duchy of Burgundy, Burgundy subsequently becomes part of ...

1809
– The Berners Street hoax is perpetrated by
Theodore Hook Theodore Edward Hook (22 September 1788 – 24 August 1841) was an English man of letters An intellectual is a person who engages in critical thinking, research, and Human self-reflection, reflection about the reality of society, and ...

Theodore Hook
in the
City of Westminster The City of Westminster is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and London boroughs, borough in Inner London which forms a core part of Central London. It is the site of the United Kingdom's Houses of Parliament and much of the British gov ...

City of Westminster
, London. *
1815 Events January * January 2 – Lord Byron George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, ( el, Λόρδος Βύρωνας, translit=Lórdos Výronas, translit-std=ISO; 22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), simply known as Lord Byron, ...
– Adoption of
Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland The Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland ( pl, Konstytucja Królestwa Polskiego) was granted to the Congress Poland, 'Congress' Kingdom of Poland by King of Poland Alexander I of Russia in 1815, who was obliged to issue a constitution to the new ...
. *
1830 It is known in European history as a rather tumultuous year with the Revolutions of 1830 The Revolutions of 1830 were a revolutionary wave in Europe which took place in 1830. It included two "Romantic nationalism, romantic nationalist" revolu ...

1830
– Saint
Catherine Labouré Catherine Labouré (May 2, 1806 – December 31, 1876) was a French nun who was a member of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul and is a Marian apparitions, Marian visionary. She is believed to have relayed the request from the Ma ...

Catherine Labouré
experiences a
Marian apparition A Marian apparition is a reported supernatural appearance by Mary, the mother of Jesus According to the of and in the , Mary; arc, ܡܪܝܡ, translit=Mariam; ar, مريم, translit=Maryam; el, Μαρία, translit=María; la, M ...
. *
1835 Events January–March * January 7 Events Pre-1600 *49 BC __NOTOC__ Year 49 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Lentulus and Marcellus (or, less frequently ...
James Pratt and John Smith James Pratt (1805–1835), also known as John Pratt, and John Smith (1795–1835) were two London men who, in November 1835, became the last two to be executed for sodomy in England.Cook ''et al'' (2007), p. 109. Pratt and Smith were arrested in ...
are hanged in London; they are the last two to be executed for sodomy in England. *
1839 Events January–March * January January is the first month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendar The Gregorian calendar is the used in most of the world. It was introduced in October 1582 by as a modification ...
– In
Boston Boston (, ), officially the City of Boston, is the capital city, capital and List of municipalities in Massachusetts, most populous city of the Commonwealth (U.S. state), Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and 21st List of Unit ...

Boston
,
Massachusetts Massachusetts (, ), officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * ...

Massachusetts
, the
American Statistical Association The American Statistical Association (ASA) is the main professional organization for statisticians and related professionals in the United States. It was founded in Boston, Massachusetts on November 27, 1839, and is the second oldest continuously o ...
is founded. *
1856 Events January–March * January 8 Events Pre-1600 *307 __NOTOC__ Year 307 ( CCCVII) was a common year starting on WednesdayA common year starting on Wednesday is any non- leap year (a year with 365 days) that begins on Wednes ...
– The Coup of 1856 leads to
Luxembourg Luxembourg ( ; lb, Lëtzebuerg ; french: link=no, Luxembourg; german: link=no, Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, ; french: link=no, Grand-Duché de Luxembourg ; german: link=no, Großherzogtum Luxemburg is a landlocked ...

Luxembourg
's unilateral adoption of a new, reactionary
constitution A constitution is an aggregate of fundamental principles A principle is a proposition or value that is a guide for behavior or evaluation. In law, it is a rule Rule or ruling may refer to: Human activity * The exercise of political ...
. *
1863 Events January–March * January 1 January 1 or 1 January is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 364 days remaining until the end of the year (365 in leap years). This day is known as New Year's Day since ...
American Civil War The American Civil War (also known by other names Other most often refers to: * Other (philosophy), a concept in psychology and philosophy Other or The Other may also refer to: Books * The Other (Tryon novel), ''The Other'' (Tryon nove ...
:
Confederate Confederacy may refer to: A confederation, an association of sovereign states or communities. Examples include: * Battle of the Trench, Confederate tribes * Confederate States of America, a confederation of secessionist American states that existed ...

Confederate
cavalry leader
John Hunt Morgan John H. Morgan (June 1, 1825 – September 4, 1864) was a Confederate Confederacy may refer to: A confederation, an association of sovereign states or communities. Examples include: * Battle of the Trench, Confederate tribes * Confederate Stat ...
and several of his men escape the
Ohio Penitentiary The Ohio Penitentiary, also known as the Ohio State Penitentiary, was a prison A prison, also known as a jail or gaol (dated, English language in England, standard English, Australian English, Australian, and Huron Historic Gaol, histor ...
and return safely to the
South South is one of the cardinal direction The four cardinal directions, or cardinal points, are the directions , , , and , commonly denoted by their initials N, E, S, and W. East and west are (at s) to north and south, with east being in the ...

South
. * 1863 – American Civil War: Battle of Mine Run: United States, Union forces under General George Meade take up positions against troops led by
Confederate Confederacy may refer to: A confederation, an association of sovereign states or communities. Examples include: * Battle of the Trench, Confederate tribes * Confederate States of America, a confederation of secessionist American states that existed ...

Confederate
General Robert E. Lee. *1868 – American Indian Wars: Battle of Washita River: United States Army Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer leads an attack on Cheyenne living on reservation land. *1895 – At the Swedish–Norwegian Club in Paris, Alfred Nobel signs his last will and testament, setting aside his estate to establish the Nobel Prize after he dies. *1896 – ''Also sprach Zarathustra'' by Richard Strauss is first performed.


1901–present

*1901 – The U.S. Army War College is established. *1912 – Spain declares a protectorate over the north shore of Morocco. *1917 – Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, P. E. Svinhufvud becomes the chairman of Pehr Evind Svinhufvud's first senate, his first senate, technically the first Prime Minister of Finland. *1918 – The Makhnovia, Free Territory of Ukraine is established. *1924 – In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held. *1940 – In Kingdom of Romania, Romania, the ruling Iron Guard fascist party Jilava massacre, assassinates over 60 of arrested King Carol II of Romania's aides and other political dissidents. * 1940 – World War II: At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engages the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean Sea. *1942 – World War II: At Toulon, the French navy Scuttling of the French fleet in Toulon, scuttles its ships and submarines to keep them out of Nazism, Nazi hands. *1944 – World War II: RAF Fauld explosion: An explosion at a Royal Air Force ammunition dump in Staffordshire kills seventy people. *1945 – CARE (relief agency), CARE (then the Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe) is founded to send CARE Packages of food relief to Europe after World War II. *1954 – Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury. *1965 – Vietnam War: The Pentagon tells U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned operations are to succeed, the number of American troops in Vietnam has to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000. *1968 – Penny Ann Early becomes the first woman to play major professional basketball for the Kentucky Colonels in an American Basketball Association, ABA game against the Los Angeles Stars. *1971 – The Soviet space program's Mars probe program, ''Mars 2'' orbiter releases a descent module. It malfunctions and crashes, but it is the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars. *1973 – Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Twenty-fifth Amendment: The United States Senate votes 92–3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States. (On December 6, the United States House of Representatives, House will confirm him 387–35). *1975 – The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a news conference, press conference in which McWhirter had announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England. *1978 – In San Francisco, city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are Moscone–Milk assassinations, assassinated by former supervisor Dan White. * 1978 – The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) is founded in the Turkish village of Fis. *1983 – Avianca Flight 011: A Boeing 747 crashes near Madrid's Barajas Airport, killing 181. *1984 – Under the Brussels Agreement, 1984, Brussels Agreement signed between the governments of the United Kingdom and Spain, the former agrees to enter into discussions with Spain over Gibraltar, including sovereignty. *1989 – Avianca Flight 203: A Boeing 727 explodes in mid-air over Colombia, killing all 107 people on board and three people on the ground. The Medellín Cartel will claim responsibility for the attack. *1992 – For the second time in a year, Armed forces, military forces try to overthrow president Carlos Andrés Pérez in Venezuela. *1997 – Twenty-five people are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria. *1999 – The centre-left New Zealand Labour Party, Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history. *2001 – A hydrogen Celestial body atmosphere, atmosphere is discovered on the extrasolar planet Osiris (planet), Osiris by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet. *2004 – Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church. *2006 – The House of Commons of Canada approves a motion introduced by Canadian Prime Minister, Prime Minister Stephen Harper recognizing Québécois nation motion, the Québécois as a nation within Canada. *2008 – XL Airways Germany Flight 888T: An Airbus A320 family, Airbus A320 performing a flight test crashes near the Communes of France, French commune of Canet-en-Roussillon, killing all seven people on board. *2009 – 2009 Nevsky Express bombing, Nevsky Express bombing: A bomb explodes on the Nevsky Express train between Moscow and Saint Petersburg, derailing it and causing 28 deaths and 96 injuries. *2015 – An active shooter inside a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting, shoots at least four Colorado Springs Police Department, police officers. One officer later dies. Two civilians are also killed, and six injured. The shooter later surrendered. *2020 – Iran's top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, is assassinated near Tehran. * 2020 – Days after the announcement of its discovery, the Utah monolith is removed by recreationists.


Births


Pre-1600

*AD 111, 111 – Antinous, Greek favourite of Hadrian (d. 130) *1127 – Emperor Xiaozong of Song (d. 1194) *1380 – King Ferdinand I of Aragon (d. 1416) *1422 – Gaston IV, Count of Foix, French nobleman (d. 1472) *1548 – Jacopo Mazzoni, Italian philosopher (d. 1598) *1558 – Mingyi Swa, Crown Prince of Burma (d. 1593) *1576 – Shimazu Tadatsune, Japanese daimyō (d. 1638) *1582 – Pierre Dupuy (scholar), Pierre Dupuy, French historian and scholar (d. 1651)


1601–1900

*1630 – Sigismund Francis, Archduke of Austria (d. 1665) *1635 – Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, second wife of Louis XIV of France (d. 1719) *1640 – Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (d. 1709) *1701 – Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer, physicist, and mathematician (d. 1744) *1710 – Robert Lowth, English bishop and academic (d. 1787) *1746 – Robert R. Livingston (chancellor), Robert R. Livingston, American lawyer and politician, 1st United States Secretary for Foreign Affairs (d. 1813) * 1746 – Increase Sumner, American lawyer, jurist, and politician, 5th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1799) *1754 – Georg Forster, German-Polish ethnologist and journalist (d. 1794) *1759 – Franz Krommer, Czech violinist and composer (d. 1831) *1779 – Aimé, duc de Clermont-Tonnerre, French general and politician, Minister of Defence (France), French Minister of Defence (d. 1865) *1804 – Julius Benedict, German-English conductor and composer (d. 1885) *
1809 Events January–March * January 5 Events Pre-1600 *1477 – Battle of Nancy: Charles the Bold is defeated and killed in a conflict with René II, Duke of Lorraine; Duchy of Burgundy, Burgundy subsequently becomes part of ...

1809
– Fanny Kemble, English actress, playwright, and poet (d. 1893) *1814 – Charles-François-Frédéric, marquis de Montholon-Sémonville, French politician and diplomat, List of French ambassadors to the United States, French ambassador to the United States (d. 1886) *1820 – Rachel Brooks Gleason, fourth woman to earn a medical degree in the United States (d. 1905) *1823 – James Service, Scottish-Australian politician, 12th Premier of Victoria (d. 1899) *1833 – Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (d. 1897) *1843 – Cornelius Vanderbilt II, American businessman (d. 1899) *1845 – Frederic Crowninshield, American artist and author (d. 1918) *1853 – Frank Dicksee, English painter and illustrator (d. 1928) *1857 – Charles Scott Sherrington, English physiologist, bacteriologist, and pathologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1952) *1859 – William Bliss Baker, American painter (d. 1886) *1865 – Janez Evangelist Krek, Slovene priest, journalist, and politician (d. 1917) *1867 – Charles Koechlin, French composer and educator (d. 1950) *1870 – Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Finnish academic and politician, 7th President of Finland (d. 1956) *1871 – Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist and engineer (d. 1950) *1874 – Charles A. Beard, American historian, author, and educator, co-founded The New School (d. 1948) * 1874 – Chaim Weizmann, Belarusian-Israeli chemist and politician, 1st President of Israel (d. 1952) *1875 – Julius Lenhart, Austrian gymnast (d. 1962) *1877 – Katharine Anthony, American biographer (d. 1965) *1878 – Jatindramohan Bagchi, Indian poet and critic (d. 1948) * 1878 – Charles Dvorak, American pole vaulter and coach (d. 1969) *1885 – Daniel Mendaille, French actor (d. 1963) * 1885 – Liviu Rebreanu, Romanian author and playwright (d. 1944) *1887 – Masaharu Homma, Japanese general (d. 1946) *1888 – Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar, Indian activist and politician, 1st Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 1956) *1894 – Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese businessman, founded Panasonic (d. 1989) * 1894 – Katherine Milhous, American author and illustrator (d. 1977) * 1894 – Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian monk and saint (d. 1971) *1898 – Fredric Warburg, English author and publisher (d. 1981) *1900 – Jovette Bernier, Canadian journalist, author, and radio show host (d. 1981)


1901–present

*1901 – Ted Husing, American sportscaster (d. 1962) *1903 – Lars Onsager, Norwegian-American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1976) *1905 – Astrid Allwyn, American actress (d. 1978) *1907 – Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Indian poet and author (d. 2003) * 1907 – L. Sprague de Camp, American historian and author (d. 2000) *1909 – James Agee, American novelist, screenwriter, and critic (d. 1955) * 1909 – Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 1967) *1911 – Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and educator (d. 2011) * 1911 – David Merrick, American director and producer (d. 2000) *1912 – Connie Sawyer, American actress (d. 2018) *1916 – Chick Hearn, American sportscaster and actor (d. 2002) *1917 – Buffalo Bob Smith, American actor and television host (d. 1998) *1918 – Stephen Elliott (actor), Stephen Elliott, American actor (d. 2005) *1920 – Abe Lenstra, Dutch footballer (d. 1985) * 1920 – Buster Merryfield, English actor (d. 1999) * 1920 – Cal Worthington, Automobile dealer and television personality (d. 2013) *1921 – Dora Dougherty Strother, American pilot and academic (d. 2013) * 1921 – Alexander Dubček, Slovak soldier and politician (d. 1992) *1922 – Hall Bartlett, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1993) * 1922 – Nicholas Magallanes, American principal dancer and charter member of the New York City Ballet (d. 1977) *1923 – J. Ernest Wilkins Jr., American nuclear scientist, mechanical engineer and mathematician (d. 2011) *1925 – John Maddox, Welsh chemist, physicist, and journalist (d. 2009) * 1925 – Marshall Thompson, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1992) * 1925 – Derroll Adams, American folk singer-songwriter and musician (d. 2000) * 1925 – Ernie Wise, English actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1999) *1926 – Chae Myung-shin, South Korean general (d. 2013) *1927 – Carlos José Castilho, Brazilian footballer and manager (d. 1987) * 1927 – William E. Simon, American soldier and politician, 63rd United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 2000) *1928 – Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor and director (d. 2005) * 1928 – Josh Kirby, English painter and illustrator (d. 2001) *1930 – Joe DeNardo, American meteorologist (d. 2018) * 1930 – Dick Poole (rugby league), Dick Poole, Australian rugby league player and coach * 1930 – Rex Shelley, Singaporean engineer and author (d. 2009) * 1930 – Alan Simpson (scriptwriter), Alan Simpson, English screenwriter and producer (d. 2017) *1932 – Benigno Aquino Jr., Filipino journalist and politician (d. 1983) *1933 – Jacques Godbout, Canadian journalist, author, director, and screenwriter * 1933 – Gordon S. Wood, American historian and academic *1934 – Ammo Baba, Iraqi footballer and manager (d. 2009) * 1934 – Al Jackson, Jr., American drummer, songwriter, and producer (d. 1975) * 1934 – Gilbert Strang, American mathematician and academic *1935 – Les Blank, American director and producer (d. 2013) * 1935 – Daniel Charles, French musicologist and philosopher (d. 2008) * 1935 – Willie Pastrano, American boxer (d. 1997) *1937 – Gail Sheehy, American journalist and author *1938 – John Ashworth (biologist), John Ashworth, English biologist and academic * 1938 – Apolo Nsibambi, Ugandan academic and politician, Prime Minister of Uganda (d. 2019) *1939 – Dave Giusti, American baseball player and manager * 1939 – Laurent-Désiré Kabila, Congolese politician, List of heads of state of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (d. 2001) *1940 – Bruce Lee, American-Chinese actor, martial artist, and screenwriter (d. 1973) *1941 – Aimé Jacquet, French footballer, coach, and manager * 1941 – Eddie Rabbitt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1998) * 1941 – Louis van Dijk, Dutch pianist *1942 – Henry Carr, American football player and sprinter (d. 2015) * 1942 – Marilyn Hacker, American poet and critic * 1942 – Jimi Hendrix, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1970) *1943 – Nicole Brossard, Canadian author and poet * 1943 – Jil Sander, German fashion designer *1944 – Mickey Leland, American activist and politician (d. 1989) *1945 – James Avery (actor), James Avery, American actor (d. 2013) * 1945 – Phil Bloom, Dutch model and actress * 1945 – Randy Brecker, American trumpeter and flugelhornist * 1945 – Alain de Cadenet, English race car driver * 1945 – Benigno Fitial, Mariana Islander businessman and politician, 7th List of Governors of the Northern Mariana Islands, Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands * 1945 – Simon Townsend, Australian journalist and television host *1946 – Richard Codey, American politician, 53rd Governor of New Jersey * 1946 – Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, Ethiopian-Djiboutian lawyer and politician, List of heads of state of Djibouti, President of Djibouti *1947 – Don Adams (basketball), Don Adams, American basketball player (d. 2013) * 1947 – Neil Rosenshein, American tenor and actor *1949 – Masanori Sekiya, Japanese race car driver *1950 – Gavyn Davies, English journalist and businessman *1951 – Kathryn Bigelow, American director, producer, and screenwriter * 1951 – Vera Fischer (actress), Vera Fischer, Brazilian actress, winner from Miss Brasil 1969 contest * 1951 – Gunnar Graps, Estonian singer and guitarist (d. 2004) *1952 – Sheila Copps, Canadian journalist and politician, 6th Deputy Prime Minister of Canada * 1952 – Bappi Lahiri, Indian singer-songwriter and producer * 1952 – Jim Wetherbee, American captain, engineer, and astronaut *1953 – Curtis Armstrong, American actor, singer, and producer * 1953 – Steve Bannon, American media executive and political figure * 1953 – Boris Grebenshchikov, Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist * 1953 – Tarmo Kõuts, Estonian admiral and politician * 1953 – Lyle Mays, American keyboardist and composer (d. 2020) * 1953 – Richard Stone (composer), Richard Stone, American composer (d. 2001) *1954 – Arthur Smith (comedian), Arthur Smith, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter *1955 – Pierre Mondou, Canadian ice hockey player * 1955 – Bill Nye, American engineer, educator, and television host *1956 – William Fichtner, American actor * 1956 – John McCarthy (journalist), John McCarthy, English journalist and author * 1956 – Nazrin Shah of Perak, Sultan of Perak *1957 – Kenny Acheson, Northern Irish race car driver * 1957 – Frank Boeijen, Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist * 1957 – Caroline Kennedy, American lawyer and diplomat, 29th United States Ambassador to Japan * 1957 – Callie Khouri, American director, producer, and screenwriter * 1957 – Michael A. Stackpole, American game designer and author * 1957 – Edda Heiðrún Backman, Icelandic actress, singer, director and artist (d. 2016) *1958 – Tetsuya Komuro, Japanese singer-songwriter, and producer * 1958 – Mike Scioscia, American baseball player and manager *1959 – Charlie Burchill, Scottish guitarist and songwriter * 1959 – Viktoria Mullova, Russian violinist *1960 – Kevin Henkes, American author and illustrator * 1960 – Ken O'Brien, American football player and coach * 1960 – Tim Pawlenty, American lawyer and politician, 39th Governor of Minnesota * 1960 – Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian economist and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Ukraine * 1960 – Gianni Vernetti, Italian lawyer and politician *1961 – Samantha Bond, English actress * 1961 – Steve Oedekerk, American actor, director, and screenwriter *1962 – Charlie Benante, American drummer and songwriter * 1962 – Mike Bordin, American drummer * 1962 – Davey Boy Smith, English-Canadian wrestler (d. 2002) *1963 – Fisher Stevens, American actor, director, and producer *1964 – Robin Givens, American actress * 1964 – Roberto Mancini, Italian footballer and manager * 1964 – Hisayuki Sasaki, Japanese golfer (d. 2013) *1965 – Danielle Ammaccapane, American golfer *1966 – Andy Merrill, American television writer, producer and voice actor *1968 – Michael Vartan, French-American actor * 1968 – Al Barrow, English bass guitarist *1969 – Ruth George, English politician * 1969 – Damian Hinds, English politician * 1969 – Myles Kennedy, American singer-songwriter *1971 – Kirk Acevedo, American actor * 1971 – Larry Allen, American football player * 1971 – Iván Rodríguez, Puerto Rican-American baseball player * 1971 – Nick Van Exel, American basketball player and coach *1972 – Shane Salerno, American screenwriter and producer *1973 – Sharlto Copley, South African actor * 1973 – Samantha Harris, American model and television host * 1973 – Evan Karagias, American wrestler and actor * 1973 – Jin Katagiri, Japanese comedian, actor, sculptor, and potter * 1973 – Twista, American rapper and producer *1974 – Wendy Houvenaghel, Northern Irish racing cyclist * 1974 – Alec Newman, Scottish actor *1975 – Bad Azz (rapper), Bad Azz, American rapper (d. 2019) * 1975 – Martín Gramática, Argentinian-American football player * 1975 – Rain Vessenberg, Estonian footballer *1976 – Jean Grae, South African-American rapper and producer * 1976 – Chad Kilger, Canadian ice hockey player and firefighter * 1976 – Jaleel White, American actor and screenwriter *1977 – Willie Bloomquist, American baseball player *1978 – Eszter Molnár, Hungarian tennis player * 1978 – Jimmy Rollins, American baseball player * 1978 – Mike Skinner (musician), Mike Skinner, English rapper and producer * 1978 – Radek Štěpánek, Czech tennis player *1979 – Ricky Carmichael, American motocross racer * 1979 – Hilary Hahn, American violinist * 1979 – Teemu Tainio, Finnish footballer *1980 – Jackie Greene, American singer-songwriter and guitarist * 1980 – Veronika Portsmuth, Estonian singer and conductor * 1980 – Michael Yardy, English cricketer *1981 – Bruno Alves, Portuguese footballer * 1981 – Ryan Jimmo, Canadian mixed martial artist (d. 2016) * 1981 – Matthew Taylor (footballer), Matthew Taylor, English footballer *1982 – David Bellion, French footballer * 1982 – Aleksandr Kerzhakov, Russian footballer * 1982 – Tommy Robinson (activist), Tommy Robinson, English activist, co-founded the English Defence League *1983 – Professor Green, English rapper * 1983 – Donta Smith, American-Venezuelan basketball player *1984 – Izumi Kitta, Japanese voice actress and singer * 1984 – Domata Peko, American football player * 1984 – Leslie Dewan, American entrepreneur *1985 – Park Soo-jin, South Korean singer * 1985 – Alison Pill, Canadian actress * 1985 – Thilo Versick, German footballer * 1986 – Suresh Kumar Raina, Indian cricketer * 1986 – Steven Silva, American-Filipino footballer * 1986 – Xavi Torres, Spanish footballer * 1986 – Oritsé Williams, English singer-songwriter, producer, and dancer *1989 – Michael Floyd, American football player * 1989 – Freddie Sears, English footballer *1990 – Josh Dubovie, English singer *1992 – Ala Boratyn, Polish singer-songwriter * 1992 – Park Chanyeol, South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, actor and model *1995 – Suliasi Vunivalu, Fijian rugby league player *1996 – Mike Williams (DJ), Mike Williams, Dutch DJ and record producer * 1996 – Andy Truong, Australian fashion designer * 2001 – Zoe Colletti, American actress


Deaths


Pre-1600

*8 BC – Horace, Roman soldier and poet (b. 65 BC) *
395 __NOTOC__ Year 395 ( CCCXCV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Olybrius and Probinus (or, less frequently, year 1148 ...

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Rufinus, Roman politician (b. 335) * 450 – Galla Placidia, List of Roman and Byzantine Empresses, Roman Empress (b. 392) *
511
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, king of the Franks *
602 __NOTOC__ Year 602 ( DCII) was a common year starting on Monday A common year starting on Monday is any non-leap year A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or year) is a that contains an additional day (or, in the case of a , a ...
MauriceMaurice may refer to: People *Saint Maurice (died 287), Roman legionary and Christian martyr *Maurice (emperor) or Flavius Mauricius Tiberius Augustus (539–602), Byzantine emperor *Maurice (bishop of London) (died 1107), Lord Chancellor and Lor ...
, Byzantine emperor (b. 539) * 639 – Acarius, Roman Catholic Diocese of Tournai, bishop of Doornik and Noyon *1198 – Constance, Queen of Sicily (b. 1154) *1252 – Blanche of Castile (b. 1188) *1346 – Saint Gregory of Sinai (b. c. 1260) *1382 – Philip van Artevelde, Flemish patriot (b. 1340) *1474 – Guillaume Dufay, Flemish composer and educator (b. 1397) *1570 – Jacopo Sansovino, Italian sculptor and architect (b. 1486) *1592 – Nakagawa Hidemasa, Japanese commander (b. 1568)


1601–1900

*1620 – Francis, Duke of Pomerania-Stettin, Bishop of Cammin (b. 1577) *1632 – John Eliot (statesman), John Eliot, English politician (b. 1592) *1703 – Henry Winstanley, English painter and engineer (b. 1644) *1754 – Abraham de Moivre, French-English mathematician and theorist (b. 1667) *1811 – Andrew Meikle, Scottish engineer, designed the threshing machine (b. 1719) *1819 – Gustavus Conyngham, Irish-born American merchant sea captain, an officer in the Continental Navy and a privateer. *
1830 It is known in European history as a rather tumultuous year with the Revolutions of 1830 The Revolutions of 1830 were a revolutionary wave in Europe which took place in 1830. It included two "Romantic nationalism, romantic nationalist" revolu ...

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– André Parmentier (landscape architect), André Parmentier, Belgian-American architect (b. 1780) *1852 – Ada Lovelace, English mathematician and computer scientist (b. 1815) *1875 – Richard Christopher Carrington, English astronomer and educator (b. 1826) *1881 – Theobald Boehm, German flute player and composer (b. 1794) *1884 – Fanny Elssler, Austrian ballerina (b. 1810) *1890 – Mahatma Phule, Indian Activist (b. 1827) *1895 – Alexandre Dumas, fils, French novelist and playwright (b. 1824) *1899 – Constant Fornerod, Swiss academic and politician, 10th List of Presidents of the Swiss Council of States, President of the Swiss Council of States (b. 1819)


1901–present

*1901 – Clement Studebaker, American businessman, co-founded Studebaker (b. 1831) *1908 – Jean Albert Gaudry, French geologist and palaeontologist (b. 1827) *1916 – Emile Verhaeren, Belgian poet and playwright (b. 1855) *1919 – Manuel Espinosa Batista, Panamanian pharmacist and politician (b. 1857) *1920 – Alexius Meinong, Ukrainian-Austrian philosopher and author (b. 1853) *1921 – Douglas Cameron (politician), Douglas Cameron, Canadian contractor and politician, 8th Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba (b. 1854) * 1921 – Mary Grant Roberts, Australian zoo owner (b. 1841) *1931 – Lya De Putti, Slovak-American actress (b. 1899) *1934 – Baby Face Nelson, American criminal (b. 1908) *1936 – Basil Zaharoff, Greek-French businessman and philanthropist (b. 1849) *1940 – Nicolae Iorga, Romanian historian and politician, 34th List of Prime Ministers of Romania, Prime Minister of Romania (b. 1871) *1943 – Ivo Lola Ribar, Croatian soldier and politician (b. 1916) *1944 – Leonid Mandelstam, Russian physicist and academic (b. 1879) *1953 – Eugene O'Neill, American playwright, Nobel Prize in Literature, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888) *1955 – Arthur Honegger, French-Swiss composer and academic (b. 1892) *1958 – Georgi Damyanov, Bulgarian politician, List of heads of state of Bulgaria, Head of State of Bulgaria (b. 1892) * 1958 – Artur Rodziński, Polish-American conductor (b. 1892) *1960 – Frederick Fane, Irish-English cricketer (b. 1875) * 1960 – Dirk Jan de Geer, Dutch lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1870) *1962 – August Lass, Estonian footballer (b. 1903) *1967 – Léon M'ba, Gabonese politician, 1st President of Gabon (b. 1902) *1969 – May Gibbs, English Australian children's author, illustrator, and cartoonist, (b. 1877) *1970 – Helene Madison, American swimmer and nurse (b. 1913) *1973 – Frank Christian (trumpeter), Frank Christian, American trumpet player (b. 1887) *1975 – Alberto Massimino, Italian automotive engineer (b. 1895) * 1975 – Ross McWhirter, English author and activist, co-founded the ''Guinness Book of Records'' (b. 1925) *1977 – Mart Laga, Estonian basketball player (b. 1936) *1978 – Harvey Milk, American lieutenant and politician (b. 1930) * 1978 – George Moscone, American lawyer and politician, 37th Mayor of San Francisco (b. 1929) *1980 – F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect, designed the Villa Vizcaya (b. 1882) *1981 – Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer and actress (b. 1898) *1985 – Rendra Karno, Indonesian actor (b. 1920) *1986 – Steve Tracy, American actor (b, 1952) *1988 – John Carradine, American actor (b. 1906) * 1988 – Jan Hein Donner, Dutch chess player and author (b. 1927) *1989 – Carlos Arias Navarro, Spanish lawyer and politician, List of Prime Ministers of Spain, Prime Minister of Spain (b. 1908) *1990 – David White (actor), David White, American actor (b. 1916) * 1990 – Basilis C. Xanthopoulos, Greek physicist and academic (b. 1951) *1992 – Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter (b. 1914) *1994 – Fernando Lopes-Graça, Portuguese composer and conductor (b. 1906) *1997 – Buck Leonard, American baseball player and educator (b. 1907) *1998 – Barbara Acklin, American singer-songwriter (b. 1943) * 1998 – Gloria Fuertes, Spanish poet and author of children's literature (b. 1917) *1999 – Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese-American wrestler and trainer (b. 1937) * 1999 – Alain Peyrefitte, French scholar and politician, Ministry of Justice (France), French Minister of Justice (b. 1925) * 1999 – Elizabeth Gray Vining, American author and librarian (b. 1902) *2000 – Malcolm Bradbury, English author and academic (b. 1932) * 2000 – Uno Prii, Estonian-Canadian architect (b. 1924) * 2000 – Len Shackleton, English footballer and journalist (b. 1922) *2002 – Billie Bird, American actress (b. 1908) * 2002 – Shivmangal Singh Suman, Indian poet and academic (b. 1915) *2005 – Jocelyn Brando, American actress (b. 1919) * 2005 – Joe Jones (singer), Joe Jones, American singer-songwriter (b. 1926) *2006 – Don Butterfield, American tuba player (b. 1923) * 2006 – Bebe Moore Campbell, American author and educator (b. 1950) * 2006 – Casey Coleman, American sportscaster (b. 1951) *2007 – Bernie Banton, Australian activist (b. 1946) * 2007 – Robert Cade, American physician and academic, co-invented Gatorade (b. 1927) * 2007 – Sean Taylor, American football player (b. 1983) * 2007 – Bill Willis, American football player and coach (b. 1921) *2008 – V. P. Singh, Indian lawyer and politician, 7th Prime Minister of India (b. 1931) *2009 – Al Alberts, American singer-songwriter (b. 1922) *2010 – Irvin Kershner, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1923) *2011 – Len Fulford, English photographer and director (b. 1928) * 2011 – Ken Russell, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1927) * 2011 – Gary Speed, Welsh footballer and manager (b. 1969) *2012 – Mickey Baker, American guitarist (b. 1925) * 2012 – Ab Fafié, Dutch footballer and manager (b. 1941) * 2012 – Érik Izraelewicz, French journalist and author (b. 1954) * 2012 – Marvin Miller, American businessman and union leader (b. 1917) * 2012 – Jack Wishna, American photographer and businessman, co-founded Rockcityclub (b. 1958) *2013 – Lewis Collins, English-American actor (b. 1946) * 2013 – Herbert F. DeSimone, American lawyer and politician, Attorney General of Rhode Island (b. 1929) * 2013 – Volker Roemheld, German physiologist and biologist (b. 1941) * 2013 – Nílton Santos, Brazilian footballer (b. 1925) * 2013 – Manuel F. Segura, Filipino colonel (b. 1919) *2014 – Wanda Błeńska, Polish physician and missionary (b. 1911) * 2014 – Phillip Hughes, Australian cricketer (b. 1988) * 2014 – P. D. James, English author (b. 1920) * 2014 – Jack Kyle, Irish rugby player and humanitarian (b. 1926) * 2014 – Fernance B. Perry, Portuguese-American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1922) *2015 – Mark Behr, Tanzanian-South African author and academic (b. 1963) * 2015 – Maurice Strong, Canadian businessman and diplomat (b. 1929) * 2015 – Garrett Swasey, American figure skater and coach (b. 1971) * 2015 – Philippe Washer, Belgian tennis player and golfer (b. 1924) *2016 – Ioannis Grivas, Greek statesman (b. 1923) *2020 – Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iranian nuclear scientist (b. 1958)


Holidays and observances

*Christian feast day: **Acarius, Acarius of Tournai **Barlaam and Josaphat **Bilihildis **Congar of Congresbury **Facundus and Primitivus **Humilis of Bisignano **James Intercisus **Leonard of Port Maurice **Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal (Roman Catholic) **Secundinus **Siffredus of Carpentras **Vergilius of Salzburg **
Clovis I Clovis ( la, Chlodovechus; reconstructed Old Frankish, Frankish: ; – 27 November 511) was the first List of Frankish kings, king of the Franks to unite all of the Franks, Frankish tribes under one ruler, changing the form of leadership from a ...

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**November 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) *Earliest day on which Advent Sunday (beginning of Advent) can fall, while December 3 is the latest; celebrated on the 4th Sunday before Christmas (Western Christianity) *Lancashire Day (United Kingdom) *Maaveerar Day (Tamil Eelam, Sri Lanka) *Public holidays in Russia#Popular holidays which are not public holidays, Naval Infantry Day (Russia) *Teacher's Day (Spain)


References


External links

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