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Best GrandParents Quotes

Are you fortunate enough to be a grandparent? Or maybe you have fond memories of spending time with your grandparents like I do? Grandparents are special people and mine were a big part of me becoming who I am today, that is why, I have collected the best quotes and images about grandparents! Feel free to check out a few of my favorites quotes related to grandparents.

  1. Grandparents To Do List
    Grandparents To Do List

  2. My Grandkids aren't spoiled! They are appreciated!
    "My Grandkids aren't spoiled! They are appreciated!"

  3. The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy. ~Sam Levenson

  4. Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting. ~Author Unknown

  5. What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure. ~Gene Perret

  6. A house needs a grandma in it. ~Louisa May Alcott

  7. Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends — and hardly ever our own grown children. ~Ruth Goode

  8. Never have children, only grandchildren. ~Gore Vidal

  9. I always give my grandkids a couple of quarters when they go home. It’s a bargain. ~Gene Perret

  10. Grandparents are so easy quote
    Grandparents Are So Easy
  11. There’s no place like home... except Grandma’s. ~Author Unknown

  12. If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers. ~Linda Henley

  13. Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric. ~Pam Brown

  14. We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me. ~Phyllis Theroux

  15. It’s one of nature’s way that we often feel closer to distant generations than to the generation immediately preceding us. ~Igor Stravinsky

  16. Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends. ~Allan Frome

  17. Grandchildren don’t stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them. ~Gene Perret

  18. When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window. ~Ogden Nash

  19. Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete. ~Marcy DeMaree

  20. Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting, BrianMc,
    Grandma Quote

  21. A married daughter with children puts you in danger of being catalogued as a first edition. ~Author Unknown

  22. Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies. ~Author Unknown

  23. Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation. ~Lois Wyse

  24. Uncles and aunts, and cousins, are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despised; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all. ~Fanny Fern

  25. It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace. ~Christopher Morley

  26. A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart. ~Author Unknown

  27. If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first. ~Lois Wyse

  28. Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things. ~Author Unknown

  29. They say genes skip generations. Maybe that’s why grandparents find their grandchildren so likeable. ~Joan McIntosh

  30. Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being. ~Margaret Mead

  31. To become a grandparent is to enjoy one of the few pleasures in life for which the consequences have already been paid. ~Robert Brault

  32. Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old. ~Mary H. Waldrip

  33. You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. ~Proverb

  34. An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly. ~Gene Perret

  35. If nothing is going well,
    call your grandmother.
    ~Italian Proverb

  36. Elephants and grandchildren never forget. ~Andy Rooney

  37. I don’t intentionally spoil my grandkids. It’s just that correcting them often takes more energy than I have left. ~Gene Perret

  38. The best baby-sitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida. ~Dave Barry

  39. Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap. ~Doug Larson

  40. To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word "boo." ~Robert Brault

  41. Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren. ~Art Linkletter

  42. Grandmas don’t just say "that’s nice" — they reel back and roll their eyes and throw up their hands and smile. You get your money’s worth out of grandmas. ~Author Unknown

  43. A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do. ~Lois Wyse

  44. I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have — if only for self-defense. ~Gene Perret

  45. The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. ~Sam Levenson

  46. Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated. ~Paulette Bates Alden

  47. "Grandkids are the reward, you get for not strangling your kids"

  48. If your baby is "beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time," you’re the grandma. ~Teresa Bloomingdale

  49. Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother. ~G. Norman Collie

  50. The history of our grandparents is remembered not with rose petals but in the laughter and tears of their children and their children’s children. It is into us that the lives of grandparents have gone. It is in us that their history becomes a future. ~Charles and Ann Morse

  51. What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I’d like to say that grandparents are God’s gifts to children. And if they can but see, hear and feel what these people have to give, they can mature at a fast rate. ~Bill Cosby

  52. You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. ~Irish Saying

  53. A grandmother is a mother who has a second chance. ~Author Unknown

  54. Being pretty on the inside means you don’t hit your brother and you eat all your peas — that’s what my grandma taught me. ~Author Unknown

  55. Two things I dislike about my granddaughter — when she won’t take her afternoon nap, and when she won’t let me take mine. ~Gene Perret

  56. A grandma’s heart is a patchwork of love. ~Author Unknown

  57. No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling a baby picture out of a wallet. ~Author Unknown

  58. Dads know a lot but Granddads know everything! ~Author Unknown

  59. I would love to go back and travel the road not taken, if I knew at the end of it I’d find the same set of grandkids. ~Robert Brault

  60. You can tell when Grandma visit!
    Grandma Visited
  61. A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween. ~Erma Bombeck

  62. My grandchild has taught me what true love means. It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel. ~Gene Perret

  63. My granddaughter came to spend a few weeks with me, and I decided to teach her to sew. After I had gone through a lengthy explanation of how to thread the machine, she stepped back, put her hands on her hips, and said in disbelief, "You mean you can do all that, but you can’t play my Game Boy?" ~Author Unknown

  64. Soon I will be an old, white-haired lady, into whose lap someone places a baby, saying, "Smile, Grandma!" — I, who myself so recently was photographed on my grandmother’s lap. ~Liv Ullmann

  65. Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother. ~Edward H. Dreschnack

  66. Grandmothers are just antique little girls. ~Author Unknown

  67. Grandfathers are just antique little boys. ~Author Unknown

  68. Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild. ~Welsh Proverb

  69. A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world. ~Charles and Ann Morse

  70. A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television. ~Author Unknown

  71. What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies. ~Rudy Giuliani

  72. Have children while your parents are still young enough to take care of them. ~Rita Rudner

  73. One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather. ~Joy Hargrove

  74. Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers. ~Lewis Mumford

  75. A grandmother is a safe haven. ~Suzette Haden Elgin

  76. Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet. ~Gene Perret

  77. It’s amazing how grandparents seem so young once you become one. ~Author Unknown

  78. The best place to be when you’re sad is Grandpa’s lap. ~Author Unknown

  79. I have a warm feeling after playing with my grandchildren. It’s the liniment working. ~Author Unknown

  80. Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. ~Alex Haley

  81. Grandmother — a wonderful mother with lots of practice. ~Author Unknown

  82. On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town. ~Gene Perret

  83. A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside. ~Author Unknown

  84. Grandma serves kisses, counsel, and cookies daily. ~Author Unknown

  85. My grandkids believe I’m the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too. ~Gene Perret

  86. My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the hell she is. ~Ellen DeGeneres

  87. I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture. ~Susan Strasberg

  88. My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn’t need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle. ~Henry Youngman

  89. If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one. There is no fun for old people like it! ~Hannah Whithall Smith

  90. It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother — that’s why the world calls her grandmother. ~Author Unknown

  91. Do you know why grandchildren are always so full of energy? They suck it out of their grandparents. ~Gene Perret

  92. Varicose veins are the result of an improper selection of grandparents. ~William Osler

  93. Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent. ~Donald A. Norberg

  94. Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories, and love. ~Author Unknown

  95. The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren. ~Doug Larson

  96. A garden of love grows in a grandmother’s heart. ~Author Unknown

  97. A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend. ~Author Unknown

  98. Most grandmas have a touch of the scallywag. ~Helen Thomson

  99. Saw it! Liked it! Told Grandma! GOT IT!,BrianMc,
    Saw it! Liked it! Told Grandma! GOT IT!

    Nothing Going Well Call Grandma (
    Nothing Going Well Call Grandma

  100. A Garden Of Love In Grandma Heart
    A Garden Of Love In Grandma Heart

  101. Dads know a lot, Grandpas know everything-(,,BrianMcIntomney)
    Dads know a lot, Grandpas know everything

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You join the navy to see the world...and then you spend two years in a submarine.

Saw it! Liked it! Told Grandma! GOT IT!,BrianMc,
Saw it! Liked it! Told Grandma! GOT IT!

You join the navy to see the world...and then you spend two years in a submarine. is my saying for today (September 12th)!

Quote of the day: "A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running." by Groucho Marx

Word of the day: katabatic - adjective: moving down a slope or valley

September 12th Worldwide holidays and observances:
  • National Day (Cape Verde)
  • National Grandparents' Day (United States)
  • Fast of Gedalia (Judaism)

    September 12th is the 255th day of the year (256th in a leap year) and there are 110 days left until the end of the year.

    If today is your Birthday, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

    If you would like your birthday or a family member, or even a friends birthday included in my "Birthday List", just leave a comment with all the pertinent information like Name, nickname, occupation and date of birth!

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  • Thursday

    Censors stick their "nos" in other peoples' business.

    Censors stick their "nos" in other peoples' business. is my saying for today (September 2nd)!

    Quote of the day: "I have a very good reason to being loaded tonight, I been drinking all day!" by Foster Brooks

    Word of the day: refulgent - adjective: radiant; glowing; shining

    September 2nd is the 245th day of the year (246th in a leap year) and there are 120 days left until the end of the year.

    September 2nd Worldwide holidays and observances:
  • Krishna Janmashtami (Hinduism)
  • National Day (Vietnam)
  • Democracy Day (Tibet)
  • Onam (Malayalees)

    If today is your Birthday, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

    If you would like your birthday or a family member, or even a friends included in my "Birthday List", just leave a comment with all the pertinent information like Name, nickname, occupation and date of birth!

    A Garden Of Love In Grandma Heart
    A Garden Of Love In Grandma Heart

  • Wednesday

    Just when you think you've won the race, along come faster rats.

    Just when you think you've won the race, along come faster my saying for today (August 25th)!

    Quote of the day: "If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars." by J. Paul Getty

    Grandparent's quote/image of the day is
    Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting, BrianMc,
    Grandma Quote

    Word of the day: hyposmia - noun: impaired sense of smell

    August 25th is the 237th day of the year (238th in a leap year) and there are 128 days left until the end of the year.

    If today is your Birthday, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

    If you would like your birthday or a family member, or even a friends included in my "Birthday List", just leave a comment with all the pertinent information like Name, nickname, occupation and date of birth!

    Some other, Famous People who were born on August 25th!

  • 1530, Tsar Ivan IV of Russia (d. 1584)
  • 1561, Dutch astronomer, Philippe van Lansberge (d. 1632)
  • 1624, French confessor of Louis XIV of France, François de la Chaise (d. 1709)
  • 1662, American educator, John Leverett the Younger (d. 1724)
  • 1707, King Louis I of Spain, (d. 1724)
  • 1719, Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo (d. 1795)
  • 1724, British painter, George Stubbs (d. 1806)
  • 1741, German theologian, Karl Friedrich Bahrdt (d. 1792)
  • 1744, German writer, Johann Gottfried Herder (d. 1803)
  • 1767, French revolutionary and writer, Antoine Louis Léon de Richebourg de Saint-Just (d. 1794)
  • 1786, King Ludwig I of Bavaria (d. 1868)
  • 1796, American land baron, James Lick (d. 1876)
  • 1802, Austrian poet, Nikolaus Lenau (d. 1850)
  • 1803, The Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader, Luís Alves de Lima e Silva (d. 1880)
  • 1829, Italian composer and concert pianist, Carlo Acton (d. 1909)
  • 1836, American writer, Bret Harte (d. 1902)
  • 1841, Swiss medical researcher; Nobel Prize laureate, Emil Theodor Kocher (d. 1917)
  • 1845, King Ludwig II of Bavaria (d. 1886)
  • 1867, American jurist and diplomat, James W. Gerard (d. 1951)
  • 1868, Greek shooter, Nikolaos Levidis
  • 1882, Irish politician, Seán T. O'Kelly (d. 1966)
  • 1891, Russian-born Israeli poet and writer, David Shimoni (d. 1956)
  • 1893, American dental researcher, Henry Trendley Dean (d. 1962)
  • 1898, German mathematician, Helmut Hasse (d. 1975)
  • 1898, England cricketer, Arthur Wood (d. 1973)
  • 1900, German physician and biochemist; Nobel Prize laureate, Hans Adolf Krebs (d. 1981)
  • 1902, German-born composer, Stefan Wolpe (d. 1972)
  • 1903, American chess writer, Arpad Elo (d. 1992)
  • 1905, Polish mystic, Faustina Kowalska (d. 1938)
  • 1906, England cricketer, Jim Smith (d. 1979)
  • 1909, English actor, Michael Rennie (d. 1971)
  • 1910, Canadian singer and actress, Ruby Keeler (d. 1993)
  • 1910, American painter, Dorothea Tanning
  • 1910, American baseball player, George Cisar (d. 2010)
  • 1911, Vietnamese general and statesman, Vo Nguyen Giap (Võ Nguyên Giáp)
  • 1912, East German politician, Erich Honecker (d. 1994)
  • 1913, American cartoonist, Walt Kelly (d. 1973)
  • 1913, American actor, Don DeFore (d. 1993)
  • 1915, American violist, Walter Trampler (d. 1997)
  • 1916, American actor, Van Johnson (d. 2008)
  • 1916, American pediatrician and virologist; Nobel Prize laureate, Frederick Chapman Robbins (d. 2003)
  • 1916, Japanese aviator, Saburo Sakai (d. 2000)
  • 1917, Cuban-American actor, Film director and film producer, Mel Ferrer (d. 2008)
  • 1917, Danish actress, Lisbeth Movin
  • 1918, American conductor and composer, Leonard Bernstein (d. 1990)
  • 1918, English actor, Richard Greene (d. 1985)
  • 1919, American politician, George Wallace (d. 1998)
  • 1921, Canadian-born game show host, Monty Hall
  • 1921, Irish-born writer, Brian Moore (d. 1999)
  • 1921, Canadian politician, Bryce Mackasey (d. 1999)
  • 1925, Canadian politician, Thea Astleyx (d. 2004)
  • 1927, American tennis player, Althea Gibson (d. 2003)
  • 1928, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate, Herbert Kroemer
  • 1928, American baseball player, Darrell Johnson (d. 2004)
  • 1928, American football player, John "Kayo" Dottley
  • 1930, Scottish actor, Sean Connery
  • 1930, Canadian actor, Graham Jarvis (d. 2003)
  • 1930, New Zealand actor, Bruce Allpress
  • 1931, Los Angeles based local news anchor, Hal Fishman (d. 2007)
  • 1931, American television host, Regis Philbin
  • 1933, American jazz musician, Wayne Shorter
  • 1933, American actor, Tom Skerritt
  • 1934, French Canadian politician, Lise Bacon
  • 1934, Filipino disk jockey, Television host, And Senator, Eddie Ilarde
  • 1935, American poet, Charles Wright
  • 1938, American actor, David Canary
  • 1938, English author, Frederick Forsyth
  • 1939, American film director, John Badham
  • 1940, Belgian baritone, José Van Dam
  • 1941, American film writer, Marshall Brickman
  • 1942, American politician, Nathan Deal
  • 1944, American actor, Anthony Heald
  • 1944, Newspaper magnate, Conrad Black
  • 1944, Canadian hockey coach, Jacques Demers
  • 1946, American baseball player, Rollie Fingers
  • 1946, American poet and children's author, Charles Ghigna (Father Goose)
  • 1946, American football player, Charlie Sanders
  • 1948, Greek chemical and biomedical engineer, Nicholas A. Peppas
  • 1949, English novelist, Martin Amis
  • 1949, American actor, John Savage
  • 1949, Israeli-born musician, Gene Simmons
  • 1949, Canadian-Iranian composer, Fariborz Lachini
  • 1950, American jazz musician, Charles Fambrough
  • 1951, English singer, Rob Halford
  • 1951, American radio personality, Bill Handel
  • 1952, English keyboardist, Geoff Downes
  • 1952, Sri Lankan cricketer, Duleep Mendis
  • 1954, English musician, Elvis Costello
  • 1955, German politician, Gerd Müller
  • 1955, Tamil actor and politician, Vijayakanth
  • 1956, Japanese football manager, Takeshi Okada
  • 1956, Finnish rally driver, Henri Toivonen (d. 1986)
  • 1957, Pakistani cricketer, Sikander Bakht
  • 1957, British actor, writer and theatre director, Simon McBurney
  • 1958, American film director, Tim Burton
  • 1958, American actor, Christian LeBlanc
  • 1958, American academic, Sterling Harwood
  • 1959, American operatic soprano, Ruth Ann Swenson
  • 1960, American actress, Ashley Crow
  • 1960, Austrian footballer, Georg Zellhofer
  • 1961, American singer and actor, Billy Ray Cyrus
  • 1962, American actor, David Packer
  • 1962, Irish musician, Vivian Campbell
  • 1962, Pakistani cricketer, Shahid Mahboob
  • 1963, Canadian actress, Christine McGlade
  • 1964, Russian mathematician, Maxim Kontsevich
  • 1964, Greek chess grandmaster, Vasilios Kotronias
  • 1964, American television writer and producer, Marti Noxon
  • 1964, American comic book artist and writer, Dan Parent
  • 1964, American actor, Blair Underwood
  • 1964, British actress, Joanne Whalley
  • 1965, American singer, Mia Zapata (d. 1993)
  • 1965, Indian cricketer, Sanjeev Sharma
  • 1965, American football player, Cornelius Bennett
  • 1966, American baseball player, Albert Belle
  • 1966, American keyboardist, Derek Sherinian
  • 1966, American actor, Robert Maschio
  • 1967, English actor, Tom Hollander
  • 1967, American singer, Jeff Tweedy
  • 1968, Turkish singer and composer, Rafet El Roman
  • 1968, Japanese actress, Model and racing driver, Yuri Mitsui
  • 1968, Scottish musician, Stuart Murdoch
  • 1968, Japanese singer and composer, Takeshi Ueda
  • 1968, American chef and television personality, Rachael Ray
  • 1968, American musician, Spider One
  • 1969, Canadian actor, Cameron Mathison
  • 1969, Author, Sportswriter, Actor and Ballhawk, John Witt
  • 1969, Indian cricketer, Vivek Razdan
  • 1969, American voice actor, Steve Staley
  • 1969, English actress, Rachel Shelley
  • 1970, American basketball player, Robert Horry
  • 1970, American country music singer, Jo Dee Messina
  • 1970, German model, Claudia Schiffer
  • 1971, Professional wrestler, Mike Lockwood (d. 2003)
  • 1972, American football player, Marvin Harrison
  • 1973, Turkish/German film director, Fatih Akin
  • 1974, American actor, Eric Millegan
  • 1974, Dutch comedian, Dave Luza
  • 1974, Dominican baseball player, Pablo Ozuna
  • 1975, Australian swimmer, Petria Thomas
  • 1976, Swedish actor, Alexander Skarsgård
  • 1976, Pakistani cricketer, Javed Qadeer
  • 1976, American basketball player, Damon Jones
  • 1977, Canadian actress, Sophie Cadieux
  • 1977, American boxer, Diego Corrales (d. 2007)
  • 1977, Canadian hockey player, Andy McDonald
  • 1977, American actor, Jonathan Togo
  • 1978, American actor, Kel Mitchell
  • 1978, German rugby player, Robert Mohr
  • 1979, American basketball player, Marlon Harewoodx
  • 1979, American basketball player, Deanna Nolan
  • 1980, American baseball player, Neal Musser
  • 1981, American actress, Rachel Bilson
  • 1981, Australian cancer activist, Clare Oliver (d. 2007)
  • 1983, British racing driver, James Rossiter
  • 1987, Panamanian/American actress, Whitney Stevens
  • 1987, Canadian actress, Stacey Farber
  • 1987, Chinese actress and singer, Liu Yifei
  • 1987, American actress, Blake Lively
  • 1987, Scottish singer and songwriter, Amy Macdonald
  • 1987, American baseball player, Justin Upton
  • 1987, Australian footballer, James Wesolowski
  • 1988, English singer, Alexandra Burke
  • 1988, Brazilian/American golfer, Angela Park
  • 1988, English singer, Ray Quinn
  • 1992, Japanese singer, Miyabi Natsuyaki
  • 1998, American actress and singer, China Anne McClain

    Famous People who Died on August 25th!

  • 383, Roman Emperor, Gratian (b. 359)
  • 471, Patriarch of Constantinople, Gennadius I (b. 458)
  • 1192, Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)
  • 1270, King Louis IX of France (b. 1214)
  • 1282, English saint, Thomas Cantilupe (b. c. 1218)
  • 1330, Scottish soldier, Sir James Douglas (b. 1286)
  • 1482, Queen of Henry VI of England, Margaret of Anjou (b. 1429)
  • 1554, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English politician, Thomas Howard (b. 1473)
  • 1632, English dramatist, Thomas Dekker (b. c. 1572)
  • 1650, English poet, Richard Crashaw (b. c. 1613)
  • 1688, Welsh privateer, Henry Morgan (b. c. 1635)
  • 1699, King Christian V of Denmark (b. 1646)
  • 1711, 1st Earl of Jersey, English politician, Edward Villiers
  • 1742, Portuguese composer, Carlos Seixas (b. 1704)
  • 1774, Italian composer, Niccolò Jommelli (b. 1714)
  • 1776, Scottish philosopher and historian, David Hume (b. 1711)
  • 1792, French writer, Jacques Cazotte (b. 1719)
  • 1794, Belgian-born Austrian diplomat, Comte de Mercy-Argenteau (b. 1727)
  • 1822, German-born astronomer, William Herschel (b. 1738)
  • 1867, English scientist, Michael Faraday (b. 1791)
  • 1900, German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche (b. 1844)
  • 1900, Prime Minister of Japan, Kuroda Kiyotaka (b. 1840)
  • 1904, French painter, Henri Fantin-Latour (b. 1836)
  • 1904, Canadian Royal Naval sailor, William Hall (b. 1827)
  • 1908, French physicist, Nobel laureate, Henri Becquerel (b. 1852)
  • 1924, Filipino general, Mariano Álvarez (b. 1818)
  • 1925, Austro-Hungarian field marshal, Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (b. 1852)
  • 1930, American Boxer, Frankie Campbell (b. 1904)
  • 1938, Russian writer, Aleksandr Kuprin (b. 1870)
  • 1939, Canadian hockey player, Babe Siebert (b. 1904)
  • 1940, Duc de Guise, Orleanist pretender to the French throne, Jean d'Orleans (b. 1874)
  • 1942, Duke of Kent, George Edward Alexander Windsor (b. 1902)
  • 1945, American intelligence officer and missionary, John Birch (b. 1918)
  • 1950, Professional wrestler, Earl Caddock (b. 1888)
  • 1956, American research biologist, Alfred Kinsey (b. 1894)
  • 1965, American baseball player, Moonlight Graham (b. 1879)
  • 1967, Eighth Prime Minister of Australia, Stanley Bruce (b. 1883)
  • 1967, Polish actor, Paul Muni (b. 1895)
  • 1967, American Nazi Party leader, George Lincoln Rockwell (b. 1918)
  • 1968, Australian cricketer, Stan McCabe (b. 1910)
  • 1970, Japanese architect, Tachu Naito (b. 1886)
  • 1971, American musician and entertainer, Ted Lewis (b. 1890)
  • 1976, Swedish writer, Nobel laureate, Eyvind Johnson (b. 1900)
  • 1979, American musician and bandleader, Stan Kenton (b. 1911)
  • 1980, American dancer and choreographer, Gower Champion (b. 1919)
  • 1984, American author, Truman Capote (b. 1924)
  • 1984, American baseball player, Waite Hoyt (b. 1899)
  • 1984, Soviet gymnast, Viktor Chukarin (b. 1921)
  • 1985, American social activist, Samantha Smith (b. 1972)
  • 1990, Canadian writer, Morley Callaghan (b. 1903)
  • 1999, English musician, Rob Fisher (b. 1956)
  • 2000, American cartoonist, Carl Barks (b. 1901)
  • 2000, American record producer, Jack Nitzsche (b. 1937)
  • 2001, American R&B singer and actress, Aaliyah (b. 1979)
  • 2001, Canadian hockey player, Carl Brewer (b. 1938)
  • 2001, British race driver, Ken Tyrrell (b. 1924)
  • 2001, French actor and singer, Philippe Léotard (b. 1940)
  • 2002, Greek actor, Giannis Gionakis (b. 1922)
  • 2002, Australian writer, Dorothy Hewett (b. 1923)
  • 2005, German politician, Peter Glotz (b. 1939)
  • 2006, 2nd president of Trinidad & Tobago, Noor Mohamed Hassanali (b. 1918)
  • 2007, English footballer, Ray Jones (b. 1988)
  • 2008, American basketball player, Kevin Duckworth (b. 1964)
  • 2008, Slovenian mountaineer, Pavle Kozjek (b. 1959)
  • 2009, United States Senator from Massachusetts, Brother of John F. Kennedy, Edward M. Kennedy (b. 1932)