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Date Description Type
5th of February 0062 EVENT Earthquake in Pompeii, Italy.
5th of February 1576 EVENT Henry of Navarre abjures Catholicism at Tours and rejoins the Protestant forces in the French Wars of Religion.
5th of February 1597 EVENT A group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society.
5th of February 1631 EVENT Roger Williams emigrates to Boston.
5th of February 1778 EVENT South Carolina becomes the first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation.
5th of February 1782 EVENT Spanish defeat British forces and capture Minorca.
5th of February 1783 EVENT In Calabria a sequence of strong earthquakes begins.
5th of February 1810 EVENT Peninsular War: Siege of Cadiz begins.
5th of February 1818 EVENT Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte ascends to the thrones of Sweden and Norway.
5th of February 1852 EVENT The Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, one of the largest and oldest museums in the world, opens to the public.
5th of February 1859 EVENT Wallachia and Moldavia are united under Alexander John Cuza as the United Principalities, an autonomous region within the Ottoman Empire, which ushered the birth of the modern Romanian state.
5th of February 1869 EVENT The largest alluvial gold nugget in history, called the "Welcome Stranger", is found in Moliagul, Victoria, Australia.
5th of February 1885 EVENT King Leopold II of Belgium establishes the Congo as a personal possession.
5th of February 1900 EVENT The United States and the United Kingdom sign a treaty for the Panama Canal
5th of February 1913 EVENT Greek military aviators, Michael Moutoussis and Aristeidis Moraitinis perform the first naval air mission in history, with a Farman MF.7 hydroplane.
5th of February 1917 EVENT The current constitution of Mexico is adopted, establishing a federal republic with powers separated into independent executive, legislative, and judicial branches.
5th of February 1917 EVENT The Congress of the United States passes the Immigration Act of 1917 over President Woodrow Wilson's veto. Also known as the Asiatic Barred Zone Act, it forbade immigration from nearly all of south and southeast Asia.
5th of February 1918 EVENT Stephen W. Thompson shoots down a German airplane. It is the first aerial victory by the U.S. military.
5th of February 1918 EVENT SS Tuscania (1914) is torpedoed off the coast of Ireland; it is the first ship carrying American troops to Europe to be torpedoed and sunk.
5th of February 1919 EVENT Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists.
5th of February 1924 EVENT The Royal Greenwich Observatory begins broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal or the "BBC pips".
5th of February 1937 EVENT President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposes a plan to enlarge the Supreme Court of the United States.
5th of February 1939 EVENT Generalisimo Francisco Franco becomes the 68th "Caudillo de Espana", or Leader of Spain.
5th of February 1941 EVENT World War II: Allied forces begin the Battle of Keren to capture Keren, Eritrea.
5th of February 1945 EVENT World War II: General Douglas MacArthur returns to Manila.
5th of February 1946 EVENT The Chondoist Chongu Party is founded in North Korea.
5th of February 1958 EVENT Gamel Abdel Nasser is nominated to be the first president of the United Arab Republic.
5th of February 1958 EVENT A hydrogen bomb known as the Tybee Bomb is lost by the US Air Force off the coast of Savannah, Georgia, never to be recovered.
5th of February 1962 EVENT French President Charles De Gaulle calls for Algeria to be granted independence.
5th of February 1963 EVENT The European Court of Justice's ruling in Van Gend en Loos v Nederlandse Administratie der Belastingen establishes the principle of direct effect, one of the most important, if not the most important, decisions in the development of European Union law.
5th of February 1971 EVENT Astronauts land on the moon in the Apollo 14 mission.
5th of February 1972 EVENT Bob Douglas becomes the first African American elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
5th of February 1976 EVENT The 1976 swine flu outbreak begins at Fort Dix, NJ.
5th of February 1988 EVENT Manuel Noriega is indicted on drug smuggling and money laundering charges.
5th of February 1994 EVENT Byron De La Beckwith is convicted of the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
5th of February 1994 EVENT During the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina more than 60 people are killed and some 200 wounded as a mortar shell slams into a downtown marketplace in Sarajevo.
5th of February 1997 EVENT The so-called Big Three banks in Switzerland announce the creation of a $71 million fund to aid Holocaust survivors and their families.
5th of February 2000 EVENT Russian forces massacre at least 60 civilians in the Novye Aldi suburb of Grozny, Chechnya.
5th of February 2004 EVENT Twenty-three Chinese people drown when a group of 35 cockle-pickers are trapped by rising tides in Morecambe Bay, England. Twenty-one bodies are recovered.
5th of February 2004 EVENT Rebels from the Revolutionary Artibonite Resistance Front capture the city of Gonaives, starting the 2004 Haiti rebellion.
5th of February 2008 EVENT A major tornado outbreak across the Southern United States leaves 57 dead, the most since the May 31, 1985 outbreak that killed 88.
5th of February 2009 EVENT The United States Navy guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal runs aground off Oahu, Hawaii, damaging the ship as well as a coral reef.
5th of February 0976 BIRTHDAY Sanjo, Emperor of Japan (d. 1017)
5th of February 1505 BIRTHDAY Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572)
5th of February 1519 BIRTHDAY Rene of Chalon, (d. 1544)
5th of February 1534 BIRTHDAY Giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612)
5th of February 1589 BIRTHDAY Esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet (d. 1669)
5th of February 1608 BIRTHDAY Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)
5th of February 1626 BIRTHDAY Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sevigne, French author (d. 1696)
5th of February 1650 BIRTHDAY Anne-Jules, French general (d. 1708)
5th of February 1703 BIRTHDAY Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (d. 1764)
5th of February 1725 BIRTHDAY James Otis, American lawyer and patriot (d. 1783)
5th of February 1744 BIRTHDAY John Jeffries, Physician, Surgeon, Balloonist (d. 1819)
5th of February 1784 BIRTHDAY Nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1818)
5th of February 1788 BIRTHDAY Robert Peel, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1850)
5th of February 1795 BIRTHDAY Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist (d. 1871)
5th of February 1804 BIRTHDAY Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finnish poet (d. 1877)
5th of February 1808 BIRTHDAY Carl Spitzweg, German painter (d. 1885)
5th of February 1810 BIRTHDAY Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist (d. 1880)
5th of February 1837 BIRTHDAY Dwight L. Moody, American evangelist (d. 1899)
5th of February 1840 BIRTHDAY Hiram Stevens Maxim, American inventor (Maxim gun) (d. 1916)
5th of February 1840 BIRTHDAY John Boyd Dunlop, Scottish inventor (d. 1921)
5th of February 1848 BIRTHDAY Joris-Karl Huysmans, French author (d. 1907)
5th of February 1848 BIRTHDAY Belle Starr, American outlaw (d. 1889)
5th of February 1848 BIRTHDAY Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean war hero (d. 1882)
5th of February 1878 BIRTHDAY Andre Citroen, French automobile pioneer (d. 1935)
5th of February 1880 BIRTHDAY Gabriel Voisin, French aviation pioneer (d. 1973)
5th of February 1889 BIRTHDAY Ernest Tyldesley, English cricketer (d. 1962)
5th of February 1900 BIRTHDAY Adlai Stevenson, American politician, 31st Governor of Illinois (d. 1965)
5th of February 1903 BIRTHDAY Joan Whitney Payson, American heiress (d. 1975)
5th of February 1906 BIRTHDAY John Carradine, American actor (d. 1988)
5th of February 1907 BIRTHDAY Pierre Pflimlin, French Politician (d. 2000)
5th of February 1908 BIRTHDAY Bob Dunn (musician), pioneer Western swing musician (d. 1971)
5th of February 1908 BIRTHDAY Daisy and Violet Hilton, British conjoined twins (d. 1969)
5th of February 1908 BIRTHDAY Peg Entwistle, English actress (d. 1932)
5th of February 1909 BIRTHDAY Grazyna Bacewicz, Polish composer and violinist (d. 1969)
5th of February 1910 BIRTHDAY Francisco Varallo, Argentine footballer (d. 2010)
5th of February 1910 BIRTHDAY Charles Leblond, Canadian cell biologist (d. 2007)
5th of February 1911 BIRTHDAY Jussi Bjorling, Swedish tenor (d. 1960)
5th of February 1914 BIRTHDAY William S. Burroughs, American author (d. 1997)
5th of February 1914 BIRTHDAY Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1998)
5th of February 1915 BIRTHDAY Robert Hofstadter, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1990)
5th of February 1917 BIRTHDAY Isuzu Yamada, Japanese actress
5th of February 1919 BIRTHDAY Red Buttons, American actor (d. 2006)
5th of February 1919 BIRTHDAY Tim Holt, American actor (d. 1973)
5th of February 1919 BIRTHDAY Andreas Papandreou, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1996)
5th of February 1920 BIRTHDAY Frank Muir, British comedian (d. 1998)
5th of February 1921 BIRTHDAY John Pritchard, British conductor (d. 1989)
5th of February 1922 BIRTHDAY Alain de Changy, Belgian racing driver (d. 1994)
5th of February 1923 BIRTHDAY Claude King, American musician
5th of February 1927 BIRTHDAY Ruth Fertel, American entrepreneur (d. 2002)
5th of February 1928 BIRTHDAY Andrew Greeley, American priest and novelist
5th of February 1929 BIRTHDAY Fred Sinowatz, Austrian politician (d. 2008)
5th of February 1929 BIRTHDAY Al Worthington, American baseball player
5th of February 1929 BIRTHDAY Luc Ferrari, French composer (d. 2005)
5th of February 1930 BIRTHDAY John A. Gambling, American radio show host (d. 2004)
5th of February 1932 BIRTHDAY Cesare Maldini, Italian footballer and manager
5th of February 1933 BIRTHDAY Jorn Donner, Finnish writer/director
5th of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Hank Aaron. American baseball player
5th of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Don Cherry, Canadian ice hockey commentator
5th of February 1936 BIRTHDAY K. S. Nissar Ahmed, Kannada Poet
5th of February 1937 BIRTHDAY Stuart Damon, American actor
5th of February 1937 BIRTHDAY Wang Xuan, Chinese scientist (d. 2006)
5th of February 1937 BIRTHDAY Gaston Roelants, Belgian athlete
5th of February 1939 BIRTHDAY Jane Bryant Quinn, American journalist
5th of February 1940 BIRTHDAY H.R. Giger, Swiss artist
5th of February 1941 BIRTHDAY Stephen J. Cannell. American television producer and writer (d. 2010)
5th of February 1941 BIRTHDAY David Selby, American actor
5th of February 1941 BIRTHDAY Kaspar Villiger, Swiss Federal Councilor
5th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Roger Staubach, American football player
5th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY James B. Cobb, Jr., American guitarist (Classics IV)
5th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Cory Wells, American singer (Three Dog Night)
5th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Nolan Bushnell, American video game pioneer
5th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Craig Morton, American football player
5th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Michael Mann, American film director
5th of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Al Kooper, American musician
5th of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Tamanoumi Masahiro, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 51st Yokozuna (d. 1971)
5th of February 1946 BIRTHDAY Charlotte Rampling, British actress
5th of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Darrell Waltrip, American race car driver
5th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Barbara Hershey, American actress
5th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Errol Morris, American film director
5th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Sven-Goran Eriksson, Swedish football manager
5th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Christopher Guest, American film actor and director
5th of February 1949 BIRTHDAY Yvon Vallieres, French-Canadian politician
5th of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Freeman, American actor
5th of February 1951 BIRTHDAY Russell Grant, British astrologer
5th of February 1952 BIRTHDAY Daniel Balavoine, French singer and songwriter (d. 1986)
5th of February 1953 BIRTHDAY John Beilein, American basketball coach
5th of February 1953 BIRTHDAY Takashi Ishikawa, Japanese sumo and professional wrestler
5th of February 1953 BIRTHDAY Loretta Tofani, American journalist
5th of February 1954 BIRTHDAY Cliff Martinez, American musician
5th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Mike Heath, American baseball player
5th of February 1956 BIRTHDAY Betty Ong, Flight attendant of American Airlines Flight 11 on September 11, 2001 (d. 2001)
5th of February 1956 BIRTHDAY Hector Rebaque, Mexican racing driver
5th of February 1959 BIRTHDAY Jennifer Granholm American politician, 47th Governor of Michigan
5th of February 1960 BIRTHDAY Aris Christofellis, Greek countertenor
5th of February 1961 BIRTHDAY Savvas Kofidis, Greek footballer and manager
5th of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Jennifer Jason Leigh, American actress
5th of February 1963 BIRTHDAY Steven Shainberg, American film director
5th of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Laura Linney, American actress
5th of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Duff McKagan, American musician (Guns N' Roses)
5th of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Alexia, Cypriot singer
5th of February 1965 BIRTHDAY Gheorghe Hagi, Romanian footballer
5th of February 1965 BIRTHDAY Keith Moseley, American musician (The String Cheese Incident)
5th of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Apostolos Nanos, Greek archer
5th of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Rok Petrovic, Slovenian skier (d. 1993)
5th of February 1967 BIRTHDAY Frederick Pitcher, Nauruan politician
5th of February 1967 BIRTHDAY Chris Parnell, American actor
5th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Ey?or Gu?jonsson, Icelandic actor
5th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Nir Kabaretti, Israeli conductor
5th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Roberto Alomar, Puerto Rican baseball player
5th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Qasim Melho, Syrian actor
5th of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Bobby Brown, American singer
5th of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Michael Sheen, Welsh actor
5th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Sara Evans, American singer
5th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Koriki Choshu, Japanese comedian
5th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark
5th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Trijntje Oosterhuis, Dutch singer
5th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Richard Matvichuk, Canadian ice hockey player
5th of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Dutch footballer
5th of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Adam Carson, American musician (AFI)
5th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY John Aloisi, Australian soccer player
5th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Abhishek Bachchan, Indian actor
5th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Brian Moorman, American football player
5th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Tony Jaa, Thai actor
5th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Ben Ainslie, British sailor
5th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Adam Everett, American baseball player
5th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Ahmad Merritt, American football player
5th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Shawn Reaves, American actor
5th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Brian Russell, American football player
5th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Stefano Di Fiordo, Italian footballer
5th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Brad Fitzpatrick, American programmer
5th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Robin Vik, Czech tennis player
5th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Prince Peter, American-born Yugoslav royalty
5th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Jo Swinson, British politician
5th of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Loukas Vyntra, Greek football player
5th of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Nora Zehetner, American actress
5th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Aidin Nikkhah Bahrami, Iranian basketball player (d. 2007)
5th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Kevin Everett, American football player
5th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Marc Kennedy, Canadian Curler
5th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Tomas Kopecky, Slovak ice hockey player
5th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Rodrigo Palacio, Argentine footballer
5th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Dionysis Makris, Greek singer
5th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Wheesung, Korean R&B singer
5th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Nate Salley, American football player
5th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Carlos Tevez, Argentinine footballer
5th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Lindsey Cardinale, American singer
5th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Laurence Maroney, American football player
5th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Crystal Hunt, American actress
5th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese footballer
5th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Manuel Fernandes, Portuguese footballer
5th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Ashley Simmons, American professional wrestler
5th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Vedran Corluka, Croatian football player
5th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Billy Sharp, English footballer
5th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Reed Sorenson, American racecar driver
5th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Carlos Villanueva, Chilean footballer
5th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Linus Omark, Swedish ice hockey player
5th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Darren Criss, American actor, singer
5th of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Johnathan Haggerty, American football player
5th of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Kevin J. Maclean, Scottish singer-songwriter
5th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Cristine Reyes, Filipino actress
5th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Jeremy Sumpter, American actor
5th of February 1990 BIRTHDAY Marvin Knoll, German footballer
5th of February 1992 BIRTHDAY Neymar, Brazilian footballer
5th of February 1994 BIRTHDAY Saki Nakajima, Japanese singer
5th of February 2002 BIRTHDAY Davis Cleveland, American actor
5th of February 0995 DEATH William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (Born 937)
5th of February 1520 DEATH Sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (Born 1493)
5th of February 1574 DEATH Nicolaas Kruik, Dutch cartographer (Born 1678)
5th of February 1578 DEATH Giambattista Moroni, Italian painter (Born c.1520-24)
5th of February 1705 DEATH Philipp Jakob Spener, German theologian (Born 1635)
5th of February 1766 DEATH Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (Born 1705)
5th of February 1775 DEATH Eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian (Born 1692)
5th of February 1790 DEATH William Cullen, Scottish physician and chemist (Born 1710)
5th of February 1807 DEATH Pasquale Paoli, Corsican patriot and military leader (Born 1725)
5th of February 1881 DEATH Thomas Carlyle, Scottish writer and historian (Born 1795)
5th of February 1882 DEATH Adolfo Rivadeneyra, Spanish traveler, writer and diplomat (Born 1841)
5th of February 1892 DEATH Emilie Flygare-Carlen, Swedish novelist (Born 1807)
5th of February 1915 DEATH Ross Barnes, baseball player (Born 1850)
5th of February 1917 DEATH Jaber II Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (Born 1860)
5th of February 1922 DEATH Slavoljub Eduard Penkala, Croatian inventor (Born 1871)
5th of February 1922 DEATH Christiaan De Wet, South African general (Born 1854)
5th of February 1927 DEATH Inayat Khan, Indian sufi (Born 1882)
5th of February 1933 DEATH Josiah Thomas, Australian politician (Born 1863)
5th of February 1937 DEATH Lou Andreas-Salome, Russian-born writer (Born 1861)
5th of February 1938 DEATH Hans Litten, German jurist (Born 1903)
5th of February 1941 DEATH Banjo Paterson, Australian poet, author of "Walzing Matilda" (Born 1864)
5th of February 1946 DEATH George Arliss, English actor (Born 1868)
5th of February 1948 DEATH Johannes Blaskowitz, German general (Born 1883)
5th of February 1957 DEATH Sami Ibrahim Haddad, Lebanese surgeon (Born 1890)
5th of February 1962 DEATH Jacques Ibert, French composer (Born 1890)
5th of February 1967 DEATH Leon Leonwood Bean, American department store founder (Born 1872)
5th of February 1967 DEATH Violeta Parra, Chilean folklorist and visual artist (Born 1917)
5th of February 1969 DEATH Thelma Ritter, American actress (Born 1905)
5th of February 1970 DEATH Rudy York, American baseball player (Born 1913)
5th of February 1972 DEATH Marianne Moore, American poet (Born 1887)
5th of February 1976 DEATH Rudy Pompilli, American musician (Bill Haley and His Comets) (Born 1926)
5th of February 1977 DEATH Oskar Klein, Swedish physicist (Born 1894)
5th of February 1981 DEATH Ella Grasso, Governor of Connecticut (Born 1919)
5th of February 1984 DEATH Rodolfo Guzman Huerta, Mexican wrestler and film actor (Born 1917)
5th of February 1985 DEATH Georges-Emile Lapalme, French-Canadian politician (Born 1907)
5th of February 1987 DEATH William Collier, American film and stage actor (Born 1902)
5th of February 1991 DEATH Dean Jagger, American actor (Born 1903)
5th of February 1992 DEATH Miguel Rolando Covian, Brazilian physiologist (Born 1913)
5th of February 1993 DEATH Sean Flanagan, Irish Gaelic footballer and politician (Born 1922)
5th of February 1993 DEATH Marcel Leger, Quebec politician (Born 1930)
5th of February 1993 DEATH Joseph L. Mankiewicz, American writer, producer, and director (Born 1909)
5th of February 1993 DEATH Tip Tipping, British actor and stuntman (parachuting accident) (Born 1958)
5th of February 1995 DEATH Doug McClure, American actor (Born 1935)
5th of February 1997 DEATH Pamela Harriman, English-born American diplomat (Born 1920)
5th of February 1998 DEATH Tim Kelly, American musician (Born 1963)
5th of February 1999 DEATH Wassily Leontief, Russian economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (Born 1906)
5th of February 2000 DEATH Claude Autant-Lara, French film director (Born 1901)
5th of February 2003 DEATH Helge Boes, American Central Intelligence Agency officer (Born 1970)
5th of February 2004 DEATH John Hench, American animator (Born 1908)
5th of February 2005 DEATH Gnassingbe Eyadema, President of Togo (Born 1937)
5th of February 2006 DEATH Franklin Cover, American actor (Born 1928)
5th of February 2006 DEATH Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actress and comedian (Born 1930)
5th of February 2007 DEATH Fred Ball, American movie studio executive, actor, and the brother of comedienne Lucille Ball (Born 1915)
5th of February 2007 DEATH Leo T. McCarthy, American politician and 43rd Lieutenant Governor of California (1983 : 1995) (Born 1930)
5th of February 2007 DEATH Alfred Worm, Austrian investigative journalist (Born 1945)
5th of February 2008 DEATH Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian guru, founder of Transcendental Meditation (Born c. 1917)
5th of February 2010 DEATH Harry Schwarz, South African lawyer, politician and diplomat, leader of the anti-apartheid movement (Born 1924)
5th of February 2010 DEATH Brendan Burke, Gay rights activist, son of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke (Born 1988)
5th of February 2011 DEATH Brian Jacques, English author, author of the Redwall series (Born 1939)