Saturday, January 14, 2012

Morbid Facts About My Birthday

131,025 People

Natural disasters in 1970

  • 1970 Bhola cyclone
  • 1970 Ancash earthquake

People who died on October 13 (various years)

  • 2006 - Wang Guangmei, Chinese first lady
  • 2005 - Vivian Malone Jones, American civil rights activist
  • 2003 - Bertram Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 2002 - Stephen Ambrose, American historian and biographer
  • 2001 - Peter Doyle, Australian pop singer (The New Seekers)
  • 2000 - Jean Peters, American actress
  • 1990 - Le Duc Tho, Vietnamese general and politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1988 - Mike Venezia, jockey
  • 1987 - Kishore Kumar, Indian film playback singer and actor
  • 1987 - Walter Brattain, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1979 - Rebecca Helferich Clarke, English composer and violist
  • 1974 - Ed Sullivan, American television personality
  • 1971 - Stafford Smythe, National Hockey League executive
  • 1968 - Bea Benaderet, American actress
  • 1966 - Clifton Webb, American actor
  • 1955 - Manuel Ávila Camacho, President of Mexico
  • 1950 - Ernest Haycox, American writer
  • 1945 - Milton S. Hershey, American chocolate tycoon
  • 1938 - E.C. Segar, American cartoonist (Popeye)
  • 1931 - Ernst Didring, Swedish author
  • 1926 - Hans E. Kinck, Norwegian author and philologist
  • 1919 - Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish writer, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1917 - Florence La Badie, American actress
  • 1909 - Francisco Ferrer Guardia, Spanish free-thinker
  • 1905 - Sir Henry Irving, the first British actor to be knighted
  • 1904 - Pavlos Melas, Greek officer who organized and participated in the Greek Struggle for Macedonia
  • 1890 - Samuel Freeman Miller, U.S. Supreme Court Justice
  • 1882 - Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher
  • 1869 - Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French literary critic
  • 1825 - King Maximilian I of Bavaria
  • 1815 - Joachim Murat, French marshal and King of Naples (executed)
  • 1812 - Sir Isaac Brock, British general (killed in battle)
  • 1788 - Robert Nugent, 1st Earl Nugent, Irish politician and poet
  • 1759 - John Henley, English minister
  • 1715 - Nicolas Malebranche, French philosopher
  • 1706 - Iyasus the Great, Emperor of Ethiopia
  • 1694 - Samuel von Pufendorf, German jurist
  • 1687 - Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer
  • 1673 - Kristoffer Gabel, Danish statesman
  • 1605 - Theodore Beza, French theologian
  • 1508 - Edmund de Ros, 11th Baron de Ros, English politician
  • 1415 - Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English military leader
  • 1282 - Nichiren Japanese founder of Nichiren Buddhism
  • 1093 - Robert I, Count of Flanders
  • 54 - Claudius, Roman Emperor (b. 10 BC)

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