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What happend on 10. March in History

In our data base we found 307 events happened on 10. March:
  • 298: Roman Emperor Maximian concludes his campaign in North Africa against the Berbers, and makes a triumphal entry into Carthage. [category: Events]
  • 483: Simplicius, pope of Rome [category: Deaths]
  • 1291: Arghun, Persian ruler [category: Deaths]
  • 1315: Agnes Blannbekin, Austrian mystic (b. c. 1244) [category: Deaths]
  • 1391: Tvrtko I, First king of Bosnia (b. 1338) [category: Deaths]

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  • 1415: Vasili II of Russia (d. 1462) [category: Births]
  • 1452: Ferdinand II of Aragon (d. 1516) [category: Births]
  • 1503: Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1564) [category: Births]
  • 1510: Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (b. 1445) [category: Deaths]
  • 1513: John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford, English commander (b. 1443) [category: Deaths]
  • 1536: Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, English politician (d. 1572) [category: Births]
  • 1549: Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley, English politician and diplomat [category: Deaths]
  • 1584: Thomas Norton, English politician and writer (b. 1532) [category: Deaths]
  • 1585: Rembert Dodoens, Flemish physician and botanist (b. 1517) [category: Deaths]
  • 1588: Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (b. 1533) [category: Deaths]
  • 1607: Susenyos defeats the combined armies of Yaqob and Abuna Petros II at the Battle of Gol in Gojjam, making him Emperor of Ethiopia. [category: Events]
  • 1628: Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician (d. 1694) [category: Births]
  • 1629: Charles I of England dissolves Parliament, beginning the eleven-year period known as the Personal Rule. [category: Events]
  • 1669: John Denham, English poet (b. 1615) [category: Deaths]
  • 1670: Johann Rudolf Glauber, German chemist (b. 1604) [category: Deaths]

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  • 1709: Georg Steller, German naturalist (d. 1746) [category: Births]
  • 1735: An agreement between Nadir Shah and Russia is signed near Ganja and Russian troops are withdrawn from Baku. [category: Events]
  • 1745: John Gunby, American soldier (d. 1807) [category: Births]
  • 1749: Lorenzo Da Ponte, Italian librettist (d. 1838) [category: Births]
  • 1762: French Huguenot Jean Calas, who had been wrongly convicted of killing his son, dies after being tortured by authorities; the event inspired Voltaire to begin a campaign for religious tolerance and legal reform. [category: Events]
  • 1769: Joseph Williamson, English philanthropist (d. 1840) [category: Births]
  • 1772: Friedrich von Schlegel, German aesthetician (d. 1829) [category: Births]
  • 1776: Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen consort of Prussia (d. 1810) [category: Births]
  • 1776: Niclas Sahlgren, Swedish merchant and philanthropist (b. 1701) [category: Deaths]
  • 1776: Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719) [category: Deaths]
  • 1787: Francisco de Paula Martinez de la Rosa, Spanish statesman and dramatist (d. 1862) [category: Births]
  • 1787: William Etty, English painter (d. 1849) [category: Births]
  • 1788: Joseph von Eichendorff, German writer (d. 1857) [category: Births]
  • 1792: John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1713) [category: Deaths]
  • 1804: Louisiana Purchase: In St. Louis, Missouri, a formal ceremony is conducted to transfer ownership of the Louisiana Territory from France to the United States. [category: Events]
  • 1810: Samuel Ferguson, Irish poet (d. 1886) [category: Births]
  • 1814: Napoleon I of France is defeated at the Battle of Laon in France. [category: Events]
  • 1816: Crossing of the Andes: A group of royalist scouts is captured during the Action of Juncalito. [category: Events]
  • 1823: George Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith, Royal Navy admiral (d. 1746) [category: Deaths]
  • 1830: The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created. [category: Events]
  • 1831: The French Foreign Legion is established by King Louis-Philippe to support his war in Algeria. [category: Events]
  • 1832: Muzio Clementi, Italian composer (b. 1752) [category: Deaths]
  • 1839: Dudley Buck, American composer, organist, and writer (d. 1909) [category: Births]
  • 1842: Mykola Lysenko, Ukrainian composer (d. 1912) [category: Births]
  • 1844: Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist (d. 1908) [category: Births]
  • 1845: Tsar Alexander III of Russia (d. 1894) [category: Births]
  • 1846: Edward Baker Lincoln, American son of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1850) [category: Births]
  • 1847: Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragist (d. 1934) [category: Births]
  • 1848: William Thompson, American archer (d. 1918) [category: Births]
  • 1848: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is ratified by the United States Senate, ending the Mexican-American War. [category: Events]
  • 1850: Spencer Gore, British tennis player and cricketer (d. 1906) [category: Births]
  • 1852: Léon Moreaux, French sports shooter (d. 1921) [category: Births]
  • 1861: Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian poet (b. 1814) [category: Deaths]
  • 1861: El Hadj Umar Tall seizes the city of Ségou, destroying the Bambara Empire of Mali. [category: Events]
  • 1864: Jack Slade, American frontier figure (b. 1831) [category: Deaths]
  • 1864: American Civil War: The Red River Campaign begins as Union troops reach Alexandria, Louisiana. [category: Events]
  • 1872: Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian politician (b. 1805) [category: Deaths]
  • 1875: Alexander Goldenweiser, Russian pianist, teacher, and composer (d. 1961) [category: Births]
  • 1876: Ernst Tandefelt, Finnish nobleman, assassin of Minister Ritavuori (d. 1948) [category: Births]
  • 1876: Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call by saying "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you." [category: Events]
  • 1877: Émile Sarrade, French rugby player (d. 1953) [category: Births]
  • 1881: Thomas Quinlan, musical impresario (d. 1951) [category: Births]
  • 1888: Baldwin Cooke, American actor d. 1953 [category: Births]
  • 1888: Barry Fitzgerald, Irish actor (d. 1961) [category: Births]
  • 1889: Toshitsugu Takamatsu, Grandmaster of Ninjutsu (d. 1972) [category: Births]
  • 1891: Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the Strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching. [category: Events]
  • 1892: Arthur Honegger, French-born Swiss composer (d. 1955) [category: Births]
  • 1892: Gregory La Cava, American director (d. 1952) [category: Births]
  • 1895: Charles Frederick Worth, English-born couturier (b. 1826) [category: Deaths]
  • 1897: Robert Meier, German WW1 veteran (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1898: Marie-Eugénie de Jésus, Founder of the Religious of the Assumption (b. 1817) [category: Deaths]
  • 1900: Pandelis Pouliopoulos, secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (d. 1943) [category: Births]
  • 1903: Bix Beiderbecke, American jazz musician (d. 1931) [category: Births]
  • 1905: Betty Amann, German-American actress. (d. 1990) [category: Births]
  • 1905: Richard Haydn, English actor (d. 1985) [category: Births]
  • 1906: Lionel Bertrand, Canadian politician and newspaper editor (d. 1979) [category: Births]
  • 1906: The Courrières mine disaster, Europe's worst ever, kills 1099 miners in Northern France. [category: Events]
  • 1909: By signing the Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909, Thailand relinquishes its sovereignty over the Malay states of Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis and Terengganu, which become British protectorates. [category: Events]
  • 1910: Carl Reinecke, German pianist, conductor and composer (b. 1824) [category: Deaths]
  • 1910: Karl Lueger, Mayor of Vienna (b. 1844) [category: Deaths]
  • 1911: Warner Anderson, American actor (d. 1976) [category: Births]
  • 1913: Harriet Tubman, American abolitionist (b. 1820) [category: Deaths]
  • 1915: Harry Bertoia, Italian artist (d. 1978) [category: Births]
  • 1915: Sir Charles Groves, English conductor (d. 1992) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Davie Fulton, Canadian politician and judge (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1917: Frank Perconte, American sergeant. [category: Births]
  • 1917: Batangas with the other provinces in the Philippines is formally founded as the Philippines's early encomiendas. [category: Events]
  • 1918: Günther Rall, German ace fighter pilot (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1919: Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (d. 1987) [category: Births]
  • 1920: Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1920: Boris Vian, French writer and musician (d. 1959) [category: Births]
  • 1922: Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in India, tried for sedition, and sentenced to six years in prison, only to be released after nearly two years for an appendicitis operation. [category: Events]
  • 1923: Val Logsdon Fitch, American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate [category: Births]
  • 1925: Jean-Guy Cardinal, Canadian politician (d. 1979) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Manolis Anagnostakis, Greek poet (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Myer Prinstein, Polish born-American athlete (b. 1878) [category: Deaths]
  • 1927: Claude Laydu, Belgian-French actor (d. 2011) [category: Births]
  • 1928: James Earl Ray, American assassin (d. 1998) [category: Births]
  • 1928: Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1929: Huey P. Meaux, American record producer (d. 2011) [category: Births]
  • 1929: Sam Steiger, American politician (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1931: Georges Dor, Canadian author, playwright, singer-songwriter (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1933: Ralph Emery, American television host [category: Births]
  • 1933: An earthquake in Long Beach, California kills 115 people and causes an estimated $40 million dollars in damage. [category: Events]
  • 1935: Graham Farmer, Australian rules footballer [category: Births]
  • 1936: Alfredo Zitarrosa, Uruguayan singer and journalist (d. 1989) [category: Births]
  • 1936: Sepp Blatter, Swiss FIFA President [category: Births]
  • 1937: Joe Viterelli, American actor (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1937: Yevgeny Zamyatin, Russian writer (b. 1884) [category: Deaths]
  • 1938: Ieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens [category: Births]
  • 1938: Norman Blake, American musician [category: Births]
  • 1940: Chuck Norris, American actor and martial artist [category: Births]
  • 1940: David Rabe, American playwright and screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1940: Mikhail Bulgakov, Russian writer (b. 1891) [category: Deaths]
  • 1942: William Henry Bragg, English physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1862) [category: Deaths]
  • 1944: Greek Civil War: The Political Committee of National Liberation is established in Greece by the National Liberation Front. [category: Events]
  • 1945: Birgitta Sellén, Swedish politician [category: Births]
  • 1945: Katharine Houghton, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1945: The U.S. Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting firestorm kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians. [category: Events]
  • 1946: Hiroshi Fushida, Japanese racing driver [category: Births]
  • 1946: Jim Valvano, American basketball coach (d. 1993) [category: Births]
  • 1946: Mike Hollands, Australian animator [category: Births]
  • 1947: Bob Greene, American journalist [category: Births]
  • 1947: Kim Campbell, 19th Prime Minister of Canada [category: Births]
  • 1947: Paul Condon, Baron Condon, former police commissioner [category: Births]
  • 1947: Tom Scholz, American songwriter and guitarist (Boston) [category: Births]
  • 1948: Austin Carr, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1948: Richard Park, British media consultant and broadcaster [category: Births]
  • 1948: Jan Masaryk, Foreign Minister of Czechoslovakia (b. 1886) [category: Deaths]
  • 1948: Zelda Fitzgerald, American novelist, wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald (b. 1900) [category: Deaths]
  • 1949: Bill Buxton, Canadian computer scientist and designer [category: Births]
  • 1949: James Rector, American athlete (b. 1884) [category: Deaths]
  • 1950: Aloma Wright, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1950: Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, Pakistani terrorist [category: Births]
  • 1950: Marguerite De La Motte, American actress (b. 1902) [category: Deaths]
  • 1951: Gloria Diaz, Filipino actress, Miss Universe 1969 [category: Births]
  • 1951: Kijūrō Shidehara, Prime minister of Japan (b. 1872) [category: Deaths]
  • 1952: Johanna Lindsey, American novelist [category: Births]
  • 1952: Mike O'Donnell, English composer [category: Births]
  • 1952: Morgan Tsvangirai, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe [category: Births]
  • 1952: Fulgencio Batista leads a successful coup in Cuba and appoints himself as the "provisional president". [category: Events]
  • 1953: Jacqueline Gareau, Canadian marathon runner [category: Births]
  • 1953: Paul Haggis, Canadian film director [category: Births]
  • 1954: Didier Barbelivien, French singer and songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1955: Gary Louris, American musician [category: Births]
  • 1955: Toshio Suzuki, Japanese racing driver [category: Births]
  • 1955: Youssra, Egyptian actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1956: Mitchell Lichtenstein, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1956: Robert Llewellyn, English writer, actor, presenter [category: Births]
  • 1957: Jim White, American folk singer-songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1957: Matt Knudsen, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1957: Osama bin Laden, Saudi Islamist and leader of al-Qaeda (d. 2011) [category: Births]
  • 1957: Shannon Tweed, Canadian actress and model [category: Births]
  • 1957: Terry Holmes, Welsh rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1958: Jeanie Bryson, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1958: Sharon Stone, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1958: Steve Howe, American baseball player (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1959: Tibetan uprising: Fearing an abduction attempt by China, 300,000 Tibetans surround the Dalai Lama's palace to prevent his removal. [category: Events]
  • 1960: Anne MacKenzie, British journalist and broadcaster [category: Births]
  • 1960: Gail Greenwood, American musician (Belly and L7) [category: Births]
  • 1960: Lance Burton, American stage illusionist [category: Births]
  • 1960: Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen, German keyboardist and songwriter (Nena) [category: Births]
  • 1961: Bobby Petrino, American football coach [category: Births]
  • 1961: Laurel Clark, American physician and astronaut (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1961: Mitch Gaylord, American gymnast [category: Births]
  • 1961: Pam Oliver, American sportscaster [category: Births]
  • 1962: Jasmine Guy, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1962: Seiko Matsuda, Japanese pop singer [category: Births]
  • 1963: Jeff Ament, American musician (Pearl Jam, Green River and Mother Love Bone) [category: Births]
  • 1963: Rick Rubin, American record producer [category: Births]
  • 1964: David Faber, American television reporter [category: Births]
  • 1964: Neneh Cherry, Swedish musician [category: Births]
  • 1964: Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex [category: Births]
  • 1965: Rod Woodson, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1966: Edie Brickell, American singer (The Heavy Circles) [category: Births]
  • 1966: Gráinne Mulvey, Irish composer [category: Births]
  • 1966: Mike Timlin, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1966: Stephen Mailer, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1966: Frits Zernike, Dutch physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1888) [category: Deaths]
  • 1966: Military Prime Minister of South Vietnam Nguyen Cao Ky sacked rival General Nguyen Chanh Thi, precipitating large-scale civil and military dissension in parts of the nation. [category: Events]
  • 1967: Daichi Suzuki, Japanese swimmer [category: Births]
  • 1967: Omer Tarin, Pakistani poet, writer and scholar [category: Births]
  • 1967: Yiorgos Batis, Greek composer and musician (b. 1885) [category: Deaths]
  • 1968: Felice Arena, Australian author [category: Births]
  • 1968: Thio Li-ann, Singaporean law professor and NMP [category: Births]
  • 1968: Vietnam War: Battle of Lima Site 85, concluding the 11th with largest single ground combat loss of United States Air Force members (12) during that war. [category: Events]
  • 1969: Paget Brewster, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1969: Walter Schreifels, American musician (Gorilla Biscuits, Rival Schools and Youth of Today) [category: Births]
  • 1969: Louis Menges, American soccer player (b. 1888) [category: Deaths]
  • 1969: In Memphis, Tennessee, James Earl Ray pleads guilty to assassinating Martin Luther King Jr. He later retracts his plea. [category: Events]
  • 1970: Matt Barlow, American singer (Iced Earth and Pyramaze) [category: Births]
  • 1970: Michel van der Aa, Dutch composer [category: Births]
  • 1970: Vasilis Avlonitis, Greek actor (b. 1904) [category: Deaths]
  • 1970: Vietnam War: Captain Ernest Medina is charged by the U.S. Military with My Lai war crimes. [category: Events]
  • 1971: Daryle Singletary, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1971: Jon Hamm, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1971: Steve Arnold, British racing driver [category: Births]
  • 1971: Timbaland, American rapper [category: Births]
  • 1972: Matt Kenseth, American race car driver [category: Births]
  • 1972: Paraskevi Tsiamita, Greek athlete [category: Births]
  • 1972: Takashi Fujii, Japanese comedian and singer [category: Births]
  • 1973: Chris Sutton, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1973: Dan Swanö, Swedish musician (Edge of Sanity and Nightingale) [category: Births]
  • 1973: Eva Herzigova, Czech model [category: Births]
  • 1973: John LeCompt, American guitarist (Evanescence and We Are the Fallen) [category: Births]
  • 1973: Mauricio Taricco, Argentine footballer [category: Births]
  • 1973: Eugene 'Bull' Connor, American segregationist (b. 1897) [category: Deaths]
  • 1974: Biz Stone, American businessman, co-founded Twitter [category: Births]
  • 1974: Cristián de la Fuente, Chilean model and actor [category: Births]
  • 1975: Jamie Arnold, American-Israeli professional basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1975: Lyne Bessette, Canadian cyclist [category: Births]
  • 1975: Vietnam War: North Vietnamese troops attack Ban Me Thuot, South Vietnam, on their way to capturing Saigon. [category: Events]
  • 1976: Barbara Schett, Austrian tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Kisaki, Japanese musician (Dir en grey, Phantasmagoria and Anti Feminism) [category: Births]
  • 1977: Bree Turner, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1977: Colin Murray, British radio DJ [category: Births]
  • 1977: Jeff Branson, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1977: Peter Enckelman, Finnish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1977: Rita Simons, English actress [category: Births]
  • 1977: Robin Thicke, American singer and actor [category: Births]
  • 1977: Shannon Miller, American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist [category: Births]
  • 1977: E. Power Biggs, English-born organist (b. 1906) [category: Deaths]
  • 1977: Rings of Uranus: Astronomers discover rings around Uranus. [category: Events]
  • 1978: Benjamin Burnley, American musician (Breaking Benjamin) [category: Births]
  • 1978: Neil Alexander, Scottish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Danny Pudi, American actor and comedian [category: Births]
  • 1979: Edi Gathegi, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1980: Formation of the Irish Army Ranger Wing [category: Events]
  • 1980: Madeira School headmistress Jean Harris shoots and kills Scarsdale diet doctor Herman Tarnower [category: Events]
  • 1981: Efthimios Kouloucheris, Greek footballer [category: Births]
  • 1981: Gabriela Voleková, Slovak tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1981: Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1981: Steven Reid, Irish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1981: Ángel López, Spanish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1982: Kwame Brown, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1982: Minoru Shirota, inventor of Yakult (b. 1899) [category: Deaths]
  • 1983: Carrie Underwood, American singer-songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1983: Che'Nelle, Malaysian Australian singer [category: Births]
  • 1983: Rafe Spall, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1983: Reena Virk, Canadian murder victim (d. 1997) [category: Births]
  • 1984: Ben May, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Nikos Arabatzis, Greek footballer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Olivia Wilde, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1984: June Marlowe, American actress (b. 1903) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Casey Dienel, American singer-songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1985: Lassana Diarra, French footballer [category: Births]
  • 1985: Bob Nieman, American baseball player (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Konstantin Chernenko, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 1986: JC de Vera, Filipino actor [category: Births]
  • 1986: Ray Milland, British actor (b. 1905) [category: Deaths]
  • 1987: Emeli Sande, British Singer [category: Births]
  • 1987: Martellus Bennett, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1987: Tuukka Rask, Finnish ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1988: Christian Beck, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1988: Ivan Rakitić, Croatian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1988: Michael Dunlop, Northern Irish motorbike racer [category: Births]
  • 1988: Andy Gibb, English-born singer (b. 1958) [category: Deaths]
  • 1989: Iván Piris, Paraguayan footballer [category: Births]
  • 1989: Kermit Beahan, American bombardier (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 1990: Bang Mir, South Korean rapper MBLAQ [category: Births]
  • 1990: Otto Schuhart, German korvettenkapitan (b. 1901) [category: Deaths]
  • 1990: In Haiti, Prosper Avril is ousted 18 months after seizing power in a coup. [category: Events]
  • 1991: Bahaa Al Farra, Palestinian runner [category: Births]
  • 1992: Emily Osment, American actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1992: Neeskens Kebano, French footballer [category: Births]
  • 1992: Giorgos Zampetas, Greek composer and musician (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 1993: Alfred Duncan, Ghanaian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1993: Jack Butland, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1993: Jeffrey Scaperrotta, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1993: Nooa Takooa, Kiribati sprinter [category: Births]
  • 1994: Abdelkader Alloula, Algerian playwright (b. 1929) [category: Deaths]
  • 1996: Ross Hunter, American film producer (b. 1920) [category: Deaths]
  • 1997: Belinda Bencic, Swiss tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1997: LaVern Baker, American singer (b. 1929) [category: Deaths]
  • 1998: Lloyd Bridges, American actor (b. 1913) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Oswaldo Guayasamin, Ecuadorian painter and sculptor (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Valentino Mazzia, American forensic anesthesiologist (b. 1922) [category: Deaths]
  • 2000: The NASDAQ Composite stock market index peaks at 5132.52, signaling the beginning of the end of the dot-com boom. [category: Events]
  • 2001: Massimo Morsello, Italian musician and activist (b. 1958) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: Nicholas Georgiadis, Greek painter, stage and costume designer (b. 1923) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Barry Sheene, British motorcycle racer (b. 1950) [category: Deaths]
  • 2004: Dave Blood, American musician (The Dead Milkmen) (b. 1956) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Danny Joe Brown, American singer (Molly Hatchet) (b. 1951) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Danny Taylor, American musician (Silver Apples) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Dave Allen, Irish comedian (b. 1936) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Tung Chee Hwa resigns from his post as the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong after widespread public dissatisfaction of his tenure. [category: Events]
  • 2006: Anna Moffo, American soprano (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at Mars. [category: Events]
  • 2007: Ernie Ladd, American football player and wrestler (b. 1938) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Richard Jeni, American comedian (b. 1957) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Richard Fran Biegenwald, American serial killer (b. 1940) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Vangelis Kazan, Greek actor (b. 1936) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: The New York Times reveals that Governor of New York Eliot Spitzer had patronized a prostitution service. [category: Events]
  • 2010: Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Egyptian Muslim cleric (b. 1928) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Nik Zoricic Canadian ski cross skier (b. 1983) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Tan Boon Teik, former Attorney-General of Singapore (b. 1929) [category: Deaths]
  • 241_bc: First Punic War: Battle of the Aegates Islands – The Romans sink the Carthaginian fleet bringing the First Punic War to an end. [category: Events]
  • _: Anastasia the Patrician [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Christian Feast Day: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Himelin [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Hote Matsuri (Shiogama, Japan) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: John Ogilvie [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Macharius [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Marie-Eugénie de Jésus [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Pope Simplicius [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Tibetan Uprising Day (Tibetan independence supporters) [category: Holidays and observances]