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March 21 is the 80th day of the year (81st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 285 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 927Emperor Taizu of Song (d. 976)
  • 1474Angela Merici, Italian educator and saint (d. 1540)
  • 1501Anne Brooke, Baroness Cobham, English noble (d. 1558)
  • 1521Maurice, Elector of Saxony (d. 1553)
  • 1527Hermann Finck, German composer and educator (d. 1558)
  • 1555John Leveson, English politician (d. 1615)
  • 1557Anne Howard, Countess of Arundel, English countess and poet (d. 1630)

1601–1900

  • 1626Peter of Saint Joseph Betancur, Spanish saint and missionary (d. 1667)
  • 1672Stefano Benedetto Pallavicino, Italian poet and translator (d. 1742)[7]
  • 1685Johann Sebastian Bach, German Baroque composer and musician (d. 1750)[8]
  • 1713Francis Lewis, Welsh-American merchant and politician (d. 1803)
  • 1716Josef Seger, Bohemian organist, composer, and educator (d. 1782)
  • 1752Mary Dixon Kies, American inventor (d. 1837)
  • 1763Jean Paul, German journalist and author (d. 1825)
  • 1768Joseph Fourier, French mathematician and physicist (d. 1830)
  • 1802Augusta Waddington, Welsh writer and patron of the arts (d. 1896)[9]
  • 1806Benito Juárez, Mexican lawyer and politician, 25th President of Mexico (d. 1872)
  • 1811Nathaniel Woodard, English priest and educator (d. 1891)
  • 1825Alexander Mozhaysky, Russian soldier and engineer (d. 1890)
  • 1831Dorothea Beale, English suffragist, educational reformer and author (d. 1906)[10]
  • 1835Thomas Hayward, English cricketer (d. 1876)
  • 1839Modest Mussorgsky, Russian pianist and composer (d. 1881)
  • 1854Alick Bannerman, Australian cricketer and coach (d. 1924)
  • 1857Alice Henry, Australian journalist and activist (d. 1943)
  • 1859Daria Pratt, American golfer (d. 1938)
  • 1865George Owen Squier, American general (d. 1934)
  • 1866Antonia Maury, American astronomer and astrophysicist (d. 1952)
  • 1867Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr., American director and producer (d. 1932)
  • 1869David Robertson, Scottish-English golfer and rugby player (d. 1937)
  • 1874Alfred Tysoe, English runner (d. 1901)
  • 1876Walter Tewksbury, American runner and hurdler (d. 1968)
  • 1877Maurice Farman, French race car driver and pilot (d. 1964)
  • 1878Morris H. Whitehouse, American architect (d. 1944)
  • 1880Broncho Billy Anderson, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1971)
  • 1880 – Hans Hofmann, German-American painter and academic (d. 1966)
  • 1882Aleksander Kesküla, Estonian politician (d. 1963)
  • 1884George David Birkhoff, American mathematician (d. 1944)
  • 1885Pierre Renoir, French actor and director (d. 1952)
  • 1886Walter Dray, American pole vaulter (d. 1973)
  • 1887Clarice Beckett, Australian painter (d. 1935)
  • 1887 – Lajos Kassák, Hungarian poet, novelist and painter (d. 1967)
  • 1887 – M. N. Roy, Indian philosopher and politician (d. 1954)
  • 1889Jock Sutherland, American football player and coach (d. 1948)
  • 1896Friedrich Waismann, Austrian mathematician, physicist, and philosopher from the Vienna Circle (d. 1959)
  • 1897Sim Gokkes, Dutch composer and conductor (d. 1943)
  • 1897 – Salvador Lutteroth, Mexican wrestling promoter, founded Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (d. 1987)
  • 1899Panagiotis Pipinelis, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1970)

1901–present

  • 1901Karl Arnold, German businessman and politician, President of the German Bundesrat (d. 1958)
  • 1902Son House, American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1988)
  • 1904Jehane Benoît, Canadian journalist and author (d. 1987)
  • 1904 – Forrest Mars, Sr., American candy maker, created M&M's and Mars bar (d. 1999)
  • 1904 – Nikos Skalkottas, Greek violinist and composer (d. 1949)
  • 1905Phyllis McGinley, American author and poet (d. 1978)
  • 1906John D. Rockefeller III, American philanthropist (d. 1978)
  • 1906 – Jim Thompson, American businessman (d. 1967)
  • 1906 – André Filho, Brazilian musician and songwriter (d. 1974)
  • 1907Zoltán Kemény, Hungarian sculptor (d. 1965)
  • 1909Harry Lane, English footballer (d. 1977)
  • 1910Julio Gallo, American businessman, co-founded E & J Gallo Winery (d. 1993)
  • 1910 – Muhammad Siddiq Khan, Bangladeshi librarian and educator (d. 1978)
  • 1911Walter Lincoln Hawkins, African-American scientist and inventor (d. 1992)
  • 1912André Laurendeau, Canadian journalist, playwright, and politician (d. 1968)
  • 1913George Abecassis, English race car driver and pilot (d. 1991)
  • 1913 – Guillermo Haro, Mexican astronomer (d. 1988)
  • 1914Paul Tortelier, French cellist and composer (d. 1990)
  • 1916Bismillah Khan, Indian shehnai player (d. 2006)
  • 1916 – Ken Wharton, English race car driver (d. 1957)
  • 1917Frank Hardy, Australian journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1994)
  • 1918Patrick Lucey, American captain and politician, 38th Governor of Wisconsin (d. 2014)
  • 1918 – Charles Thompson, American pianist and composer (d. 2016)
  • 1919Douglas Warren, Australian bishop (d. 2013)
  • 1920Manolis Chiotis, Greek singer-songwriter and bouzouki player (d. 1970)
  • 1920 – Éric Rohmer, French director, film critic, journalist, novelist and screenwriter (d. 2010)
  • 1921Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist and pianist (d. 1986)
  • 1921 – Antony Hopkins, English pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 2014)
  • 1922Russ Meyer, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1923Louis-Edmond Hamelin, Canadian geographer, author, and academic (d. 2020)
  • 1923 – Nizar Qabbani, Syrian poet, publisher, and diplomat (d. 1998)
  • 1923 – Nirmala Srivastava, Indian religious leader, founded Sahaja Yoga (d. 2011)
  • 1923 – Rezső Nyers, Hungarian politician (d. 2018)
  • 1924Philip Abbott, American actor (d. 1998)
  • 1924 – Dov Shilansky, Lithuanian-Israeli lawyer and politician (d. 2010)
  • 1925Harold Ashby, American saxophonist (d. 2003)
  • 1925 – Peter Brook, English-French director and producer
  • 1925 – Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (d. 1964)
  • 1926André Delvaux, Belgian director and screenwriter (d. 2002)
  • 1927Halton Arp, American-German astronomer and critic (d. 2013)
  • 1927 – Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German soldier and politician, Vice-Chancellor of Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1928Surya Bahadur Thapa, Nepalese politician, 24th Prime Minister of Nepal (d. 2015)
  • 1929Maurice Catarcio, American wrestler (d. 2005)
  • 1930James Coco, American actor (d. 1987)
  • 1930 – Otis Spann, American blues pianist, singer and composer (d. 1970)
  • 1931Toyonobori, Japanese sumo wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1931 – Clark L. Brundin, American-English engineer and academic (d. 2021)
  • 1931 – Catherine Gibson, Scottish swimmer (d. 2013)
  • 1931 – Al Williamson, American illustrator (d. 2010)
  • 1932Walter Gilbert, American physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1932 – Joseph Silverstein, American violinist and conductor (d. 2015)
  • 1933John Hall, English businessman
  • 1933 – Michael Heseltine, Welsh businessman and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • 1934Al Freeman, Jr., American actor and director (d. 2012)
  • 1935Brian Clough, English footballer and manager (d. 2004)
  • 1936Ed Broadbent, Canadian pilot and politician
  • 1936 – Mike Westbrook, English pianist and composer
  • 1937Ann Clwyd, Welsh journalist and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales
  • 1937 – Tom Flores, American football player and coach
  • 1937 – Pierre-Jean Rémy, French diplomat and author (d. 2010)
  • 1938Michael Foreman, English author and illustrator
  • 1938 – Grahame Thomas, Australian cricketer
  • 1939Kathleen Widdoes, American actress
  • 1940Solomon Burke, American singer-songwriter (d. 2010)
  • 1940 – Andrea Elle, German bicyclist
  • 1942Françoise Dorléac, French actress (d. 1967)
  • 1942 – Kostas Politis, Greek basketball player and coach (d. 2018)
  • 1942 – Amina Claudine Myers, African-American singer-songwriter and pianist
  • 1942 – Patcha Ramachandra Rao, India metallurgist, educator and administrator (d. 2010)
  • 1943István Gyulai, Hungarian sprinter and sportscaster (d. 2006)
  • 1943 – Hartmut Haenchen, German conductor
  • 1943 – Vivian Stanshall, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and painter (d. 1995)
  • 1944Marie-Christine Barrault, French actress
  • 1944 – Janet Daley, American-English journalist and author
  • 1944 – Hideki Ishima, Japanese guitarist
  • 1944 – Mike Jackson, English general
  • 1944 – David Lindley, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
  • 1944 – Gaye Adegbalola, African-American singer and guitarist
  • 1945Anthony Grabiner, Baron Grabiner, English lawyer
  • 1945 – Charles Greene, American sprinter and coach
  • 1945 – Rose Stone, African-American R&B singer and keyboard player
  • 1946Timothy Dalton, Welsh-English actor
  • 1946 – Ray Dorset, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1946 – Joseph Mitsuaki Takami, Japanese cardinal
  • 1947George Johnston, Scottish footballer[11]
  • 1948Scott Fahlman, American computer scientist and academic
  • 1949Alvin Kallicharran, Guyanese cricketer and coach
  • 1949 – Andy Love, Scottish-English politician
  • 1949 – Eddie Money, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2019)
  • 1949 – Slavoj Žižek, Slovenian sociologist, philosopher, and academic
  • 1950Roger Hodgson, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
  • 1950 – Ron Oden, American minister and politician, 19th Mayor of Palm Springs
  • 1950 – Sergey Lavrov, Russian politician and diplomat, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1951Conrad Lozano, American bass player
  • 1951 – Russell Thompkins Jr., American soul singer
  • 1953Steve Furber, English computer scientist and academic
  • 1953 – Paul Martin Lester, American photographer, author, and educator
  • 1953 – David Wisniewski, English-American author and illustrator (d. 2002)
  • 1954Prayut Chan-o-cha, Thai politician, Prime Minister of Thailand[12]
  • 1955Fadi Abboud, Lebanese economist and politician
  • 1955 – Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian politician and retired military officer, 38th President of Brazil[13]
  • 1955 – Bob Bennett, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1955 – Dimitrios Papadimoulis, Greek politician
  • 1955 – Bärbel Wöckel, East German sprinter[14]
  • 1956Dick Beardsley, American runner
  • 1956 – Guy Chadwick, German-English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1956 – Richard H. Kirk, English guitarist, keyboard player, composer, and producer (d. 2021)
  • 1956 – Ingrid Kristiansen, Norwegian runner
  • 1958Marlies Göhr, German sprinter
  • 1958 – Brad Hall, American comedian, director, and screenwriter
  • 1958 – Gary Oldman, English actor, filmmaker, musician and author
  • 1959Sarah Jane Morris, English singer-songwriter
  • 1959 – Yuval Rotem, Israeli diplomat
  • 1959 – Nobuo Uematsu, Japanese keyboard player and composer
  • 1960Marwan Farhat, Syrian actor and voice actor
  • 1960 – Benito T. de Leon, Filipino general
  • 1960 – Raivo Puusepp, Estonian architect
  • 1960 – Ayrton Senna, Brazilian race car driver (d. 1994)
  • 1960 – Robert Sweet, American drummer and producer
  • 1961Lothar Matthäus, German footballer and manager
  • 1961 – Gary O'Reilly, English footballer[15]
  • 1961 – Kassie DePaiva, American actress
  • 1961 – Slim Jim Phantom, American rock drummer
  • 1961 – Kim Turner, American hurdler
  • 1962Matthew Broderick, American actor
  • 1962 – Kathy Greenwood, Canadian actress and screenwriter
  • 1962 – Rosie O'Donnell, American actress, producer, and talk show host
  • 1962 – Mark Waid, American author
  • 1963Shawon Dunston, American baseball player
  • 1963 – Ronald Koeman, Dutch footballer and manager
  • 1963 – Shawn Lane, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 2003)
  • 1963 – Share Pedersen, American bass player
  • 1964Ieuan Evans, Welsh rugby player
  • 1964 – Jesper Skibby, Danish cyclist
  • 1965Xavier Bertrand, French businessman and politician, French Minister of Social Affairs
  • 1965 – Thomas Frank, American author, historian and political analyst
  • 1966Benito Archundia, Mexican footballer, referee, lawyer, and economist
  • 1966 – Hauke Fuhlbrügge, German runner
  • 1966 – Matthew Maynard, English cricketer and coach
  • 1966 – Moa Matthis, Swedish author
  • 1967Carwyn Jones, Welsh lawyer and politician, First Minister of Wales
  • 1967 – Mirela Rupic, American costume and fashion designer
  • 1968Cameron Clyne, Australian businessman
  • 1968 – Andrew Copeland, American singer and guitarist
  • 1968 – Gary Walsh, English football coach and former footballer
  • 1968 – Greg Ellis, English actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1968 – Tolunay Kafkas, Turkish footballer and manager
  • 1968 – Scott Williams, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1969Jonah Goldberg, American journalist and author
  • 1970Shiho Niiyama, Japanese voice actress (d. 2000)
  • 1970 – Cenk Uygur, Turkish-American political activist
  • 1971Zsolt Kürtösi, Hungarian decathlete
  • 1972Chris Candido, American wrestler (d. 2005)
  • 1972 – Balázs Kiss, Hungarian hammer thrower
  • 1972 – Derartu Tulu, Ethiopian runner
  • 1972 – Graeme Welch, English cricketer
  • 1973Ananda Lewis, American television host
  • 1973 – Stuart Nethercott, English footballer and manager[16]
  • 1973 – Large Professor, American rapper and producer
  • 1974Rhys Darby, New Zealand comedian and actor
  • 1974 – Dejima Takeharu, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • 1974 – Edsel Dope, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1974 – Ted Kravitz, British presenter and Formula One pit-lane reporter
  • 1974 – Kevin Leahy, American drummer
  • 1974 – Conor Woodman, Irish journalist and author
  • 1975Yacoub Al-Mohana, Kuwaiti director and producer
  • 1975 – Corne Krige, South African rugby player
  • 1975 – Fabricio Oberto, Argentinian-Italian basketball player
  • 1975 – Vitaly Potapenko, Ukrainian basketball player and coach
  • 1975 – Mark Williams, Welsh snooker player
  • 1976Rachael MacFarlane, American voice actress and singer
  • 1976 – Bamboo Mañalac, Filipino singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1976 – Tekin Sazlog, German-Turkish footballer
  • 1977Bruno Cirillo, Italian footballer
  • 1977 – Jamie Delgado, English tennis player
  • 1978Sally Barsosio, Kenyan runner
  • 1978 – Joyce Jimenez, Filipino movie and TV actress
  • 1978 – Charmaine Dragun, Australian journalist (d. 2007)
  • 1978 – Cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player
  • 1978 – Mohammad Rezaei, Iranian wrestler
  • 1980Ronaldinho, Brazilian footballer
  • 1980 – Marit Bjørgen, Norwegian skier
  • 1980 – Lee Jin, South Korean singer and actress
  • 1980 – Deryck Whibley, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1981Germano Borovicz Cardoso Schweger, Brazilian footballer
  • 1981 – Sébastien Chavanel, French cyclist
  • 1981 – Glenn Hall, Australian rugby league player
  • 1981 – Jason King, Australian rugby league player
  • 1981 – Todd Polglase, Australian rugby league player
  • 1982Maria Elena Camerin, Italian tennis player
  • 1982 – Ejegayehu Dibaba, Ethiopian runner
  • 1982 – Aaron Hill, American baseball player
  • 1982 – Colin Turkington, Northern Irish race car driver
  • 1983Lucila Pascua, Spanish basketball player
  • 1983 – Jean Ondoa, Cameroonian footballer
  • 1984Tiago dos Santos Roberto, Brazilian footballer
  • 1984 – Guillermo Daniel Rodríguez, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1985Ryan Callahan, American ice hockey player
  • 1985 – Adrian Peterson, American football player
  • 1986Scott Eastwood, American actor
  • 1986 – Michu, Spanish footballer
  • 1986 – Romanos Alyfantis, Greek swimmer
  • 1986 – Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou, Greek pole vaulter
  • 1987Carlos Carrasco, Venezuelan baseball pitcher
  • 1988Kateřina Čechová, Czech sprinter
  • 1988 – Erik Johnson, American ice hockey player
  • 1988 – Eric Krüger, German sprinter
  • 1988 – Michael Madl, Austrian footballer[17]
  • 1989Jordi Alba, Spanish footballer
  • 1989 – Nicolás Lodeiro, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1989 – Takeru Satoh, Japanese actor
  • 1990Mandy Capristo, German singer-songwriter and dancer
  • 1990 – Ryann Krais, American runner and heptathlete
  • 1990 – Alex Nimo, Liberian-American soccer player
  • 1991Luke Chapman, English footballer
  • 1991 – Antoine Griezmann, French footballer
  • 1992Lehlogonolo Masalesa, South African footballer
  • 1992 – Karolína Plíšková, Czech tennis player
  • 1993Jake Bidwell, English footballer
  • 1993 – Jesse Joronen, Finnish footballer
  • 1994Margaret Lu, American fencer[18]
  • 1996Aurora Mikalsen, Norwegian footballer[19]
  • 1997Martina Stoessel, Argentine actress
  • 2000Jace Norman, American actor
  • 2003Natalie Garcia, Canadian rhythmic gymnast[20]

Deaths

Pre-1600

  • 543 or 547Benedict of Nursia, Italian saint (b. 480)
  • 867Ælla, king of Northumbria
  • 867 – Osberht, king of Northumbria
  • 1034Ezzo, Count Palatine of Lotharingia (b. 955)
  • 1063Richeza of Lotharingia (b. 995)
  • 1076Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1011)
  • 1201Absalon, Danish archbishop (b. c. 1128)
  • 1306Robert II, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1248)
  • 1372Rudolf VI, Margrave of Baden
  • 1487Nicholas of Flüe, Swiss monk and saint (b. 1417)
  • 1540John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford, English peer and courtier (b. c. 1482)
  • 1556Thomas Cranmer, English archbishop (b. 1489)[21]
  • 1571Odet de Coligny, French cardinal and Protestant (b. 1517)

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1915Frederick Winslow Taylor, American golfer, tennis player, and engineer (b. 1856)
  • 1920Evelina Haverfield, British suffragette and aid worker (b. 1867)
  • 1934Franz Schreker, Austrian composer and conductor (b. 1878)
  • 1934 – Lilyan Tashman, American actress (b. 1896)
  • 1936Alexander Glazunov, Russian composer and conductor (b. 1865)
  • 1939Evald Aav, Estonian composer and conductor (b. 1900)
  • 1939 – Ali Hikmet Ayerdem, Turkish general and politician (b. 1877)
  • 1943Cornelia Fort, American soldier and pilot (b. 1919)
  • 1945Arthur Nebe, German SS officer (b. 1894)
  • 1951Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor and composer (b. 1871)
  • 1953Ed Voss, American basketball player (b. 1922)
  • 1956Hatı Çırpan, Turkish politician (b. 1890)
  • 1958Cyril M. Kornbluth, American soldier and author (b. 1923)
  • 1970Manolis Chiotis, Greek singer-songwriter and bouzouki player (b. 1920)
  • 1975Joe Medwick, American baseball player and coach (b. 1911)[26]
  • 1978Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, President of Ireland (b. 1911)[27]
  • 1980Peter Stoner, American mathematician and astronomer (b. 1888)
  • 1985Michael Redgrave, English actor, director, and manager (b. 1908)
  • 1987Walter L. Gordon, Canadian accountant, lawyer, and politician, 22nd Canadian Minister of Finance (b. 1906)
  • 1987 – Robert Preston, American captain, actor, and singer (b. 1918)
  • 1991Vedat Dalokay, Turkish architect and politician, Mayor of Ankara (b. 1927)
  • 1991 – Leo Fender, American businessman, founded Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (b. 1909)
  • 1992John Ireland, Canadian-American actor and director (b. 1914)
  • 1992 – Natalie Sleeth, American pianist and composer (b. 1930)
  • 1994Macdonald Carey, American actor (b. 1913)
  • 1994 – Lili Damita, French-American actress and singer (b. 1904)
  • 1994 – Aleksandrs Laime, Latvian-born explorer (b. 1911) [28]
  • 1997Wilbert Awdry, English cleric and author, created The Railway Series, the basis for Thomas the Tank Engine (b. 1911)
  • 1998Galina Ulanova, Russian ballerina (b. 1910)
  • 1999Jean Guitton, French philosopher and author (b. 1905)
  • 1999 – Ernie Wise, English comedian and actor (b. 1925)
  • 2001Chung Ju-yung, South Korean businessman, founded Hyundai (b. 1915)
  • 2001 – Anthony Steel, English actor and singer (b. 1920)
  • 2002Herman Talmadge, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician, 70th Governor of Georgia (b. 1913)
  • 2003Shivani, Indian author (b. 1923)
  • 2003 – Umar Wirahadikusumah, Indonesian general and politician, 4th Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1924)
  • 2004Ludmilla Tchérina, French actress, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1924)
  • 2005Barney Martin, American police officer and actor (b. 1923)
  • 2005 – Bobby Short, American singer and pianist (b. 1924)
  • 2007Drew Hayes, American author and illustrator (b. 1969)
  • 2007 – Sven O. Høiby, Norwegian hurdler and journalist (b. 1936)
  • 2008Denis Cosgrove, English-American geographer and academic (b. 1948)
  • 2008 – Guillermo Jullian de la Fuente, Chilean architect and academic (b. 1931)
  • 2008 – John List, American murderer (b. 1925)[29]
  • 2009Mohit Sharma, Indian army officer (b. 1978)[30]
  • 2009Walt Poddubny, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1960)
  • 2010Wolfgang Wagner, German director and manager (b. 1919)
  • 2011Loleatta Holloway, American singer-songwriter (b. 1946)
  • 2011 – Gerd Klier, German footballer (b. 1944)
  • 2011 – Ladislav Novák, Czech footballer and manager (b. 1931)
  • 2011 – Pinetop Perkins, American singer and pianist (b. 1913)
  • 2012Albrecht Dietz, German economist and businessman (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Ron Erhardt, American football player and coach (b. 1931)
  • 2012 – Robert Fuest, English director, screenwriter, and production designer (b. 1927)
  • 2012 – Tonino Guerra, Italian poet and screenwriter (b. 1920)
  • 2012 – Irving Louis Horowitz, American sociologist, author, and academic (b. 1929)
  • 2012 – Yuri Razuvaev, Russian chess player and trainer (b. 1945)
  • 2012 – Marina Salye, Russian geologist and politician (b. 1934)
  • 2013Chinua Achebe, Nigerian novelist, poet, and critic (b. 1930)
  • 2013 – Rick Hautala, American author and screenwriter (b. 1949)
  • 2013 – Harlon Hill, American football player and coach (b. 1932)
  • 2013 – Pietro Mennea, Italian sprinter and politician (b. 1952)
  • 2013 – Giancarlo Zagni, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1926)
  • 2014Qoriniasi Bale, Fijian lawyer and politician, 25th Attorney-General of Fiji (b. 1929)
  • 2014 – Bill Boedeker, American football player and soldier (b. 1924)
  • 2014 – Jack Fleck, American golfer (b. 1921)
  • 2014 – Simeon Oduoye, Nigerian police officer and politician (b. 1945)
  • 2014 – James Rebhorn, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 2014 – Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Iraqi patriarch (b. 1933)
  • 2015Ishaya Bakut, Nigerian general and politician, Governor of Benue State (b. 1947)
  • 2015 – Chuck Bednarik, American lieutenant and football player (b. 1925)
  • 2015 – James C. Binnicker, American sergeant (b. 1938)
  • 2015 – Hans Erni, Swiss painter, sculptor, and illustrator (b. 1909)
  • 2015 – Jørgen Ingmann, Danish singer and guitarist (b. 1925)
  • 2015 – Alberta Watson, Canadian actress (b. 1955)
  • 2017Chuck Barris, American game show host and producer (b. 1929)
  • 2017 – Colin Dexter, English author (b. 1930)
  • 2017 – Martin McGuinness, Irish republican and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland (b. 1950)
  • 2017 – Mike Hall, British cyclist (b. 1981)[31]
  • 2019Victor Hochhauser CBE, British music promoter (b. 1923)[32]
  • 2019 – Gonzalo Portocarrero, Peruvian sociologist (b. 1949)[33]
  • 2021Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian secularist, feminist (b. 1931)[34]

Holidays and observances

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