Thursday, 17 June 2010

June 17 - Summary

June 17th Summary:

June 17 - Deaths

June 17th Details:
June 17th Deaths:
900 – Fulk the Venerable - Archbishop of Rheims (assassinated by Count Baldwin II of Flanders) (birth year unknown)
1025 – Bolesław I the Brave - first king of Poland (b. 967)
1091 – Dirk V - Count of Holland (b. 1052)
1463 – Princess Catherine of Portugal - writer (b. 1436)
1565 – Ashikaga Yoshiteru - Japanese shogun (b. 1536)
1694 – Philip Howard - English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629)
1696 – John III Sobieski - King of Poland (b. 1629)
1719 – Joseph Addison - English politician & writer (b. 1672)
1734 – Claude-Louis-Hector de Villars - Marshal of France (b. 1653)
1740 – Sir William Wyndham - English politician (b. 1687)
1762 – Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon - French writer (b. 1674)
1771 – Daskalogiannis - Cretan rebel (birth year unknown)
1775 – Major John Pitcairn - British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722)
1797 – Agha Muhammad Khan - Shah of Persia (b. 1742)
1813 – Charles Middleton - 1st Baron Barham, English sailor & politician (b. 1726)
1821 – Martín Miguel de Güemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785)
1858 – Rani Lakshmibai - queen of Jhansi in North India, one of the leading figures of the Indian rebellion of 1857 (b. 1828)
1898 – Edward Burne-Jones - English artist (b. 1833)
1904 – Nikolai Ivanovich Bobrikov - Russian politician, Governor-General of Finland (assassinated) (b. 1839)
1939 – Allen Sothoron - American baseball player (b. 1893)
1940 – Arthur Harden - English chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1865)
1941 – Johan Wagenaar - Dutch composer & organist (b. 1862)
1942 – Charles Fitzpatrick - Canadian politician (b. 1853)
1952 – Jack Parsons - American rocket-fuel pioneer & renegade occultist (b. 1914)
1956 – Paul Rostock - German doctor (b. 1892)
1956 – Bob Sweikert - American racing driver (b. 1926)
1957 – Dorothy Richardson - English writer (b. 1873)
1961 – Jeff Chandler - American actor (b. 1918)
1963 – Aleksander Kesküla - Estonian politician & nationalist (b. 1882)
1968 – José Nasazzi - Uruguayan footballer (b. 1901)
1974 – Pamela Britton - American actress (b. 1923)
1979 – Duffy Lewis - American baseball player (b. 1888)
1981 – Richard O'Connor - British general (b. 1889)
1981 – Zerna Sharp - American writer & educator (Dick & Jane) (b. 1889)
1982 – Roberto Calvi - Italian banker (b. 1920)
1983 – Peter Mennin - American composer & teacher (b. 1923)
1984 – John Murray - American playwright (b.1906)
1985 – John Boulting - English film-maker (b. 1913)
1986 – Kate Smith - American singer (God Bless America) (b. 1907)
1987 – Dick Howser - American baseball player & manager (b. 1936)
1996 – Thomas Kuhn - American philosopher of science (b. 1922)
1999 – Basil Hume - English Roman Catholic Cardinal, Archbishop of Westminster (b. 1923)
2000 – Ismail Mahomed - South African Chief Justice of South Africa & of the Supreme Court of Namibia, co-author of the Constitution of Namibia (b. 1931)
2001 – Donald J. Cram - American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1919)
2001 – Thomas Joseph Winning - Scottish Roman Catholic Cardinal, Archbishop of Glasgow (b. 1925)
2002 – Willie Davenport - American athlete (110m hurdles & bobsleigh) (b. 1943)
2002 – Fritz Walter - German footballer (b. 1920)
2004 – Gerry McNeil - Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1926)
2005 – Karl Mueller - American bassist (Soul Asylum) (b. 1962)
2005 – Sam Loeb - American comic book writer (b. 1988)
2006 – Bussunda - Brazilian comedian (b. 1962)
2006 – Arthur Franz - American actor (b. 1920)
2007 – Gianfranco Ferrè - Italian fashion designer (b. 1944)
2007 – Serena Wilson - American belly dancer (b. 1933)
2008 – Tsutomu Miyazaki - Japanese serial killer (b. 1962)
2008 – Cyd Charisse - American dancer & actress (b. 1922)
2009 – Darrell Powers - American World War II veteran of the United States 101st Airborne Division. (b. 1923)
2009 – Ralf Dahrendorf - German-born sociologist & politician (b. 1929)

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June 17 - Births

June 17th Details:
June 17th Births:
1239 – King Edward I of England (Edward Longshanks) (d. 1307)
1603 – Joseph of Cupertino - Italian saint (d. 1663)
1682 – King Charles XII of Sweden (d. 1718)
1691 – Giovanni Paolo Pannini - Italian painter & architect (d. 1765)
1693 – Johann Georg Walch - German theologian (d. 1775)
1704 – John Kay - English inventor (d. 1780)
1714 – Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten - German philosopher (d. 1762)
1714 – César-François Cassini de Thury - French astronomer (d. 1784)
1718 – George Howard - British field marshal (d. 1796)
1742 – William Hooper - American signer of the United States Declaration of Independence (d. 1790)
1808 – Henrik Wergeland - Norwegian poet, playwright & linguist (d. 1845)
1810 – Ferdinand Freiligrath - German writer (d. 1876)
1811 – Jón Sigurðsson - Icelandic independence fighter (d. 1879)
1818 – Charles Gounod - French composer (d. 1893)
1818 – Sophie of Württemberg - Queen of the Netherlands (d. 1877)
1832 – Sir William Crookes - English physicist & chemist (d. 1919)
1839 – Arthur Tooth - English Anglican clergyman (d. 1931)
1858 – Ebenezer Sumner Draper - 44th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1914)
1861 – Pete Browning - American baseball player (d. 1905)
1861 – Omar Bundy - American Army general (d. 1940)
1863 – Charles Michael - Duke of Mecklenburg, Russian-born head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1934)
1867 – John Robert Gregg - American inventor (d. 1948)
1867 – Henry Lawson - Australian poet (d. 1922)
1880 – Carl Van Vechten - American writer & photographer (d. 1964)
1881 – Tommy Burns - Canadian boxer (d. 1955)
1882 – Adolphus Frederick VI - Grand Duke of Mecklenburg (d. 1918)
1882 – Igor Stravinsky - Russian composer (d. 1971)
1888 – Heinz Guderian - German general (d. 1954)
1898 – M. C. Escher - Dutch artist (d. 1972)
1898 – Carl Hermann - German physicist (d. 1961)
1898 – Harry Patch - British supercentenarian (d. 2009)
1900 – Martin Bormann - German Nazi official (d. 1945)
1902 – Sammy Fain - American popular music composer (d. 1989)
1902 – Alec Hurwood - Australian cricketer (d. 1982)
1903 – Ruth Wakefield - American cook & hotelier (d. 1977)
1904 – Ralph Bellamy - American actor (d. 1991)
1907 – Maurice Cloche - French film director & screenwriter (d. 1990)
1907 – Charles Eames - American designer & architect (d. 1978)
1909 – Elmer Lee Andersen - Governor of Minnesota (d. 2004)
1909 – Ralph E. Winters - Canadian film editor (d. 2004)
1910 – Red Foley - American musician (d. 1968)
1910 – George Hees - Canadian politician (d. 1996)
1914 – John Hersey - American writer & journalist (d. 1993)
1915 – David "Stringbean" Akeman - American actor & country music banjo player (d. 1973)
1915 – Karl Targownik - Hungarian psychiatrist (d. 1996)
1916 – Terry Gilkyson - American singer, lyricist & composer (d. 1999)
1918 – Ajahn Chah - Thai meditation master (d. 1992)
1920 – Jacob H. Gilbert - American politician (d. 1981)
1920 – François Jacob - French biologist, Nobel laureate
1923 – Elroy Hirsch - American football player (d. 2004)
1927 – Martin Böttcher - German conductor
1929 – Tigran Petrosian - Armenian chess player (d. 1984)
1930 – Brian Statham - English cricketer (d. 2000)
1931 – John Baldessari - American conceptual artist
1932 – Peter Lupus - American actor
1932 – John Murtha - American politician (d. 2010)
1933 – Harry Browne - American writer & investment analyst (d. 2006)
1933 – Christian Ferras - French violinist (d. 1982)
1933 – Maurice Stokes - American basketball player (d. 1970)
1936 – Ken Loach - British film director
1936 – Vern Harper - Canadian First Nations Cree Elder & veteran of the Korean War
1940 – George Akerlof - American economist, Nobel laureate
1942 – Mohamed ElBaradei - Egyptian IAEA director, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1943 – Newt Gingrich - American politician
1943 – Barry Manilow - American musician
1943 – Burt Rutan - American aerospace engineer
1944 – Randy Johnson - American football player (d. 2009)
1945 – Frank Ashmore - American actor
1945 – Art Bell - American radio broadcaster & author
1945 – Tommy Franks - American General
1945 – Ken Livingstone - English politician
1945 – Eddy Merckx - Belgian cyclist
1946 – Peter Rosei - Austrian writer
1947 – Christopher Allport - American actor (d. 2008)
1947 – George S. Clinton - American composer & musician
1947 – Paul Young - English singer & percussionist (Sad Café, Mike + The Mechanics) (d. 2000)
1947 – Linda Chavez - American author
1948 – Dave Concepción - Venezuelan baseball player
1948 – Aurelio López - Mexican baseball player (d. 1992)
1949 – Snakefinger - British-born guitarist, violinist, singer & songwriter (The Residents) (d. 1987)
1950 – Lee Tamahori - New Zealand film director
1951 – Joe Piscopo - American actor
1952 – Mike Milbury - American ice hockey player, coach & executive
1954 – Len Davies - British pro wrestling promoter
1955 – Gail Jones - Australian author
1956 – Chi-chi Nwanoku - English double bassist
1957 – Phil Chevron - Irish guitarist, singer & songwriter (The Pogues, The Radiators From Space)
1957 – Martin Dillon - American opera singer (d. 2005)
1957 – Jon Gries - American actor
1957 – Jack Wouterse - Dutch actor
1958 – Jello Biafra - American singer (Dead Kennedys) & activist
1958 – Bobby Farrelly - American film director
1958 – Sam Hamad - Syrian-born Canadian politician
1958 – Daniel McVicar - American actor
1958 – Derek Lee Ragin - American countertenor
1960 – Adrián Campos - Spanish racing driver
1960 – Thomas Haden Church - American actor
1961 – Kōichi Yamadera - Japanese seiyū, actor & tarento
1962 – Michael Monroe - Finnish singer (Hanoi Rocks)
1963 – Greg Kinnear - American actor
1964 – Rinaldo Capello - Italian racing driver
1964 – Michael Gross - German swimmer
1964 – Erin Murphy - American actress
1965 – Dermontti Dawson - American football player
1965 – Dan Jansen - American speed skater
1965 – Dara O'Kearney - Irish ultra runner & professional poker player
1966 – Jason Patric - American actor
1967 – Eric Stefani - American keyboardist, songwriter (No Doubt) & cartoon animator
1968 – Julie Miller - Hawaiian triathlete
1968 – Minoru Suzuki - Japanese professional wrestler & mixed martial artist
1969 – Paul Tergat - Kenyan long distance runner
1970 – Stéphane Fiset - Canadian ice hockey player
1970 – Will Forte - American writer, actor & comedian
1970 – Jason Hanson - American football player
1970 – Popeye Jones - American basketball player
1970 – Michael Showalter - American comedian
1970 – Sasha Sokol - Mexican singer & actress
1971 – Mildred Fox - Irish politician
1971 – Paulina Rubio - Mexican singer
1972 – Sebastian White - English drummer (Oasis)
1973 – Krayzie Bone - American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
1973 – Louis Leterrier - French film director
1973 – Leander Paes - Indian tennis player
1973 – Christian Claudio - Puerto Rican business consultant
1974 – Evangelia Psarra - Greek archer
1975 – Jennifer Irwin - Canadian actress
1975 – Chloe Jones - American pornographic actress (d. 2005)
1975 – Joshua Leonard - American actor
1976 – Sven Nys - Belgian cyclo-cross rider
1976 – Scott Adkins - English actor
1977 – Roger Manganelli - American bassist (Less Than Jake)
1977 – Mark Tauscher - American football player
1977 – Branko Tomovic - Serbian actor
1978 – Kumiko Aso - Japanese actress
1978 – Isabelle Delobel - French ice dancer
1978 – James Corden - English actor & comedian
1979 – Nick Rimando - American footballer
1979 – Andrew Rutherford - Canadian radio personality
1980 – Kimeru - Japanese singer
1980 – Venus Williams - American tennis player
1980 – Jeph Jacques - American webcomic writer
1981 – Kyle Boller - American football player
1981 – Shane Watson - Australian cricketer
1982 – Marek Svatoš - Slovakian ice hockey player
1983 – Connie Fisher - English stage actress
1983 – Kazunari Ninomiya - Japanese singer & actor
1983 – Lee Ryan - British singer (Blue)
1984 – John Gallagher, Jr. - American actor
1985 – Marcos Baghdatis - Cypriot tennis player
1985 – Rafael Sóbis - Brazilian footballer
1988 – Andrew Ogilvy - Australian basketball player
1988 – Stephanie Rice - Australian swimmer
1989 – Giorgos Tofas - Cypriot footballer

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