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Mark AntonySep 2, -31

Peter the GreatAug 25, 1698

Wild Bill HickokJul 21, 1865

BradmanJul 4, 1932

Betsy RawlsJun 21, 1952

Mickey WrightMay 13, 1962

Kathy WhitworthAug 20, 1967

Elton JohnMay 20, 1979

Tiger WoodsJul 7, 1997

John Paul IIJun 27, 2001

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Western - Historical Events
Date Event
31

Final war of the Roman Republic: Battle of Actium - off the western coast of Greece, forces of Octavian defeat troops under Mark Antony and Cleopatra.

BC
AD
392-08-22

Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor.

410-08-24

Rome overrun by Visigoths under Alaric I for the first time in nearly 800 years, seen as the fall of the Western Roman Empire

421-02-08

Flavius Constantine becomes Co-Emperor as Emperor Constantius III of the Western Roman Empire with Honorius

455-07-09

Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire.

456-10-16

Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.

467-04-12

Anthemius is elevated to Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.

475-08-28

Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.

476-09-04

Romulus Augustulus, last Western Roman Emperor, abdicates after forces led by Odoacer invade Rome. Traditional end of the Western Roman Empire

955-08-10

Battle of Lechfeld: Otto I, King of the Germans defeats the Hungarian, ending 50 years of Magyar invasion of Western Europe.

1054-07-16

Three Roman legates fracture relations between Western and Eastern Christian churches by placing invalid Papal Bull of Excommunication on altar of Hagia Sophia during Saturday afternoon divine liturgy. Often dated as start of the East-West Schism.

1183-08-14

Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei).

1571-10-07

Battle of Lepanto: Holy League of southern European nations destroys Ottoman fleet in significant loss off Western Greece

1620-09-06

1st stones layed in Western Tower

1675-11-04

Storm hits Western Europe: flood in Amsterdam

1697-03-10

Tsar Peter the Great begins a tour of Western Europe

1698-08-25

Tsar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through Western Europe

1700-01-01

Protestant Western Europe (except England) begin using Gregorian calendar

1738-07-20

North America: French explorer Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de la Vérendrye reaches the western shore of Lake Michigan.

1782-02-05

Spanish take Minorca (western Mediterranean) from British

1794-08-01

Whiskey Rebellion begins in western Pennsylvania

1810-10-26

US annexes western Florida

1829-04-25

Charles Fremantle arrives in the HMS Challenger off the coast of modern-day Western Australia prior to declaring the Swan River Colony for the United Kingdom.

1830-05-28

US Congress authorizes native Indian removal from all states to western prairie

1834-10-28

The Battle of Pinjarra occurs in the Swan River Colony in present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. Between 14 and 40 Aborigines are killed by British colonists.

1838-04-08

Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol, England, to NYC)

1838-04-23

English steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in NYC

1855-01-31

Western railroads blocked by snow

1861-06-25

Western Virginia campaign

1861-07-13

Battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford) - Union army takes total control of western Virginia CS20 US53

1861-11-02

American Civil War: Western Department Union General John C. Fremont is relieved of command and replaced by David Hunter.

1865-07-21

In the market square of Springfield, Missouri, Wild Bill Hickok shoots and kills Davis Tutt in what is regarded as the first true western showdown.

1871-01-31

Millions of birds fly over western SF, darkening the sky

1878-07-17

Nqwiliso, tribal chief of Western Pondoland and eldest son of Ndamase, signs a treaty with H.G. Elliott ceding sovereign rights and shipping in the Umzimvubu River mouth to the Cape government, Southern Africa

1881-11-05

1,600 police and volunteers attack Māori settlement at Parihaka in western Taranaki which had become the symbol of protest against the confiscation of Māori land, New Zealand

1892-07-04

Western Samoa changes the International Date Line, so that year there were 367 days in this country, with two occurrences of Monday, July 4.

1894-02-07

The Cripple Creek miner's strike, led by the Western Federation of Miners, begins in Cripple Creek, Colorado.

1896-02-08

Western Conference forms of Midwestern U, later renamed Big 10 Conf

1898-12-10

The first western pilgrims were welcomed at The House of `Abdu'lláh Páshá

1899-02-24

Western Washington University is established.

1900-06-09

In China, Boxers destroy the race course in Peking, a few miles from the legations and the center and symbol of diplomatic social life and Western privilege.

1900-06-16

In China, a fire is set by Boxers, virtually destroying the Western Quarter and spreading to engulf many Chinese landmarks

1902-06-17

US Congress pass the New Lands Reclamation Act, which establishes a fund from sale of public lands to build irrigation dams for arid Western lands

1903-04-06

The Kishinev pogrom in Bessarabia begins, forcing tens of thousands of Jews to later seek refuge in Israel and the Western world.

1903-12-01

"The Great Train Robbery", the 1st Western film, released

1907-01-26

J M Synge's "Playboy of Western World" opens; police are called

1907-03-16

1st 1st-class cricket game between NSW & Western Australia

1911-10-21

Manitoba, Saskatchewan & Alberta Unions form Western Canada Rugby Football Union

1915-01-17

Russia occupies Bukovina & Western Ukraine

1915-04-22

The Second Battle of Ypres begins on the Western Front

1917-11-05

Gen Pershing & US troops see action on Western Front for 1st time

1918-08-12

Battle of Amiens ends in WWI, Allieds beat Germans - the last great battle on the Western Front

1918-08-20

Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I

1918-11-07

The 1918 influenza epidemic spreads to Western Samoa, killing 7,542 (about 20% of the population) by the end of the year.

1918-11-10

The Western Union Cable Office in North Sydney, NS received a top-secret coded message from Europe (that would be sent to Ottawa, ON and Washington, DC) that said on November 11, 1918 all fighting would cease on land, sea and in the air.

1919-08-20

Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for a .505 avg)

1922-03-11

Western Hockey Championship: Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA) sweep Regina Capitals, in 2 games

1930-05-02

Des Moines (Western League) defeats Wichita 13-6 to open 1st ballpark with permanently installed lights

1930-11-05

3rd Academy Awards - "All Quiet on the Western Front", George Arliss & Norma Shearer win

1931-01-05

1st woman to purchase a baseball team Lucille Thomas purchases Topeka franchise in the Western League

1932-07-04

Bradman scores 260, a North American record, v Western Ontario

1933-12-26

US forswears armed intervention in Western Hemisphere

1935-01-28

Iceland becomes 1st western country to legalize abortion

1938-11-21

Nazi forces occupy western Czechoslovakia & declared them German citizens

1939-10-08

Germany annexes Western Poland

1942-05-27

Italian army begin siege of French western Fort Bir Hachim

1942-12-12

German offensive in South Western Stalingrad

1943-02-21

German offensive at Western Dorsalgebergte Tunisia

1945-03-27

Gen Eisenhower declares German defenses on Western Front broken

1946-07-24

9 Spokane baseball players (Western League) die in a bus crash

1948-03-15

Bradman scores 115 for the Australian cricket team v Western Australia

1949-06-24

"Hopalong Cassidy" becomes 1st network western (NBC)

1950-06-24

Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Western Women's Golf Open

1950-09-14

Western allies rearm West Germany

1951-06-21

Patty Berg wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open

1951-07-17

Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts, is chartered.

1952-06-21

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open

1953-01-23

NFL's National & American conference become Eastern & Western conf

1953-06-20

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1954-06-19

Betty Jameson wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1955-06-26

Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1956-04-03

Hudsonville-Standale Tornado: The western half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan is struck by a deadly F5 tornado.

1956-07-01

Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1957-04-28

Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1957-07-28

Heavy rain and a mudslide in Isahaya, western Kyūshū, Japan, kill 992.

1958-06-22

Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1959-07-26

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1959-10-27

Rare Pacific hurricane kills 2,000 in Western Mexico

1960-06-29

Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1960-09-29

"Johnny Ringo" TV Western Drama; last airs on CBS-TV

1960-09-29

"Outlaws" TV Western Drama; debuts on NBC-TV

1961-06-04

Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1961-12-01

The independent Republic of West Papua is proclaimed in modern-day Western New Guinea.

1962-01-01

Western Samoa gains independence from New Zealand Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes co-chief of Western Samoa

1962-05-13

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1962-08-17

E German border guards shot & kill Peter Fechter, 18, attempting to cross Berlin Wall into western sector

1962-09-01

12,000 die in an earthquake in western Iran

1962-12-03

Pravda criticizes western art

1963-04-05

Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes chief of Western Samoa

1963-06-23

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open

1963-06-23

President Kennedy tours Western Europe

1963-10-02

W German Chancellor Adenauer condemns western grain shipments to USSR

1964-03-22

Carol Mann wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open Invitational

1964-10-26

Eric Edgar Cooke becomes last person in Western Australia to be executed.

1965-06-13

Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Western Golf Open

1965-10-04

Pope Paul VI becomes 1st Pope to visit Western Hemisphere (UN)

1966-03-19

28th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Texas Western beats Ky 72-65

1966-08-21

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open

1967-08-20

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open

1967-12-30

Great Western Forum opens in LA

1967-12-31

1st NBA game at Great Western Forum, LA Lakers beat Houston 147-118

1969-01-10

Sweden (1st Western country) recognizes North Vietnam

1970-01-01

Revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect

1971-04-02

Libya concludes 5 weeks of negotiations with Western oil companies in Tripoli

1972-01-20

Six oil exporting countries conclude meetings with Western oil companies; an agreement is reached to raise the posted price of crude by 8.49 percent to offset the loss in value of oil concessions attributable to the decline in value of the US. dollar

1972-10-27

OPEC approves plan providing for 25 percent government ownership of all Western oil interests operating within Kuwait, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia

1974-02-21

Israeli forces leave western Suez

1975-06-28

Golfer Lee Trevino is struck by lightning at Western Open (Ill)

1976-02-28

Spain withdraws from Western Sahara

1979-02-05

Costliest single periodical ad, $3.2 million, Gulf + Western in Time

1979-05-20

1st western pop star to tour USSR-Elton John

1979-10-12

The lowest recorded non-tornadic atmospheric pressure, 87.0 kPa (870 mbar or 25.69 inHg), occurred in the Western Pacific during Typhoon Tip.

1983-03-05

NSW beat Western Australia by 54 runs to win Sheffield Shield

1983-09-18

George Meegen completes 2,426d (19K mi) walk across Western Hemisphere

1985-08-20

Hanspeter Beck of South Australia, finishes a 3,875 mile, 51 day trip from Western Australia to Melbourne on a unicycle

1986-02-21

AIDS patient Ryan White returns to classes at Western Middle School

1986-04-26

World's worst nuclear disaster: 4th reactor at Chernobyl nuclear power station in USSR explodes, 31 die, contamination reach much of Western Europe

1988-01-02

Right-wing guerrillas ambush a train near Mozambique's western border, killing at least 22 people and injuring 71.

1988-09-13

Gilbert is strongest (26.13 barometer) hurricane in Western Hemisphere

1989-02-01

The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

1990-08-20

Iraq moves Western hostages to military installations (human shields)

1992-04-05

11th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Western Ky 78-62

1993-02-16

Western Australia's and Australia's first woman Premier, Carmen Lawrence, is voted out of office.

1995-01-15

Western Washington begins using new area code 360

1995-04-02

North & Western Colorado begins using new area code 970

1995-09-26

Earliest 1st-class cricket in Aust season (Qld v Western Prov)

1997-07-07

Tiger Woods wins golf's Western Open

1998-08-19

South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission chairperson, Archbishop D. Tutu, releases documents revealing an alleged plot by Western countries to assassinate United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold of Sweden

1999-01-25

A 6.0 Richter scale earthquake hits western Colombia killing at least 1,000.

2000-06-23

The bulk ore carrier MV Treasure sinks off the western coast of South Africa, soiling more than 19 000 penguins; this resulted in the world's largest ever rescue of birds from an oiling event

2001-06-27

Pope John Paul II beatifies 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics, including 27 martyrs most of whom were killed by the Soviet secret police. Beatification takes place at the service in Lviv, western Ukraine during his first visit to this country.

2002-03-02

U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda begins, (ending on March 19 after killing 500 Taliban and al Qaeda fighters, with 11 Western troop fatalities).

2002-05-28

NATO declares Russia a limited partner in the Western alliance.

2002-06-22

An earthquake in western Iran measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale kills more than 261 people.

2005-11-25

Polish Minister of National Defence Radek Sikorski opens Warsaw Pact archives to historians. Maps of possible nuclear strikes against Western Europe, as well as the possible nuclear annihilation of 43 Polish cities and 2 million of its citizens by Soviet-controlled forces, are released.

2006-01-26

Western Union discontinues use of its telegram service.

2007-01-18

The strongest storm in the United Kingdom in 17 years kills 14 people, Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill, causes at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe. Other losses include the Container Ship MSC Napoli destroyed by the storm off the coast of Devon, England.

2008-08-06

Access 31 TV stops broadcasting in Perth, Western Australia.

2012-04-01

Plane crash in Western Siberia kills at least 31 people (UTair Aviation ATR-72)

2012-06-20

Western Libyan tribal clashes kill 105 people and injure 500

2012-10-22

Hurricane Sandy forms in the Western Caribbean Sea

2012-12-28

13 people are killed and 19 are injured after a bus plunges into a river in western Nepal

2013-03-04

40 Syrian soldiers are killed in an ambush in Western Iraq

2013-08-22

14 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Western Iraq

2016-12-25

China's 1st Aircraft Carrier Heads for Western Pacific

2017-02-19

Iraq Starts Offensive to Retake Western Mosul From ISIS

2017-12-23

32 killed as bus falls into river in western India

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Western - Birthdays
Date Event
472-08-18

Flavius Ricimer, general of the Western Roman Empire, kingmaker

1804-10-03

Townsend Harris, 1st Western consul to reside in Japan

1807-01-11

Ezra Cornell, founder (Western Union Telegraph, Cornell University)

1850-06-05

Pat Garrett, American Western lawman (d. 1908)

1857-01-31

George Jackson Churchward, Great Western Railway Chief mechanical engineer. (d. 1933)

1859-11-01

George Wylie Paul Hunt, A Western Governor's Humanity

1865-08-08

Arnold Lucy, All Quiet on the Western Front

1871-12-06

Bert Appling, The Light of the Western Stars

1873-08-26

Hugo Frey, All Quiet on the Western Front

1873-9-12

Adolph Fink, All Quiet on the Western Front

1876-08-13

Beryl Mercer, All Quiet on the Western Front

1880-03-28

Louis Wolheim, All Quiet on the Western Front

1880-03-30

Sean O'Casey, Ireland, playwright (Playboy of the Western World)

1883-02-03

Clarence Mulford, Ill, western writer (Hopalong Cassidy)

1884-9-18

C. Gardner Sullivan, All Quiet on the Western Front

1886-10-15

William R. Schmidt, All Quiet on the Western Front

1887-01-11

William Schiller, All Quiet on the Western Front

1887-02-13

John Wray, All Quiet on the Western Front

1888-05-08

Harry Lonsdale, All Quiet on the Western Front

1888-11-27

Alberto Colombo, Under Western Stars

1890-04-17

Art Acord, Glenwood Sevier UT, western actor (Arizona Kid, Hard Fists)

1892-06-23

Edmund Cobb, Albuquerque NM, western actor (Comanche Territory)

1892-08-06

Hoot Gibson, Tekamah NE, western actor (Horse Soldier, Last Outlaw)

1892-9-03

Robert H. Wagner, All Quiet on the Western Front

1894-10-05

Del Andrews, All Quiet on the Western Front

1895-06-03

Kavalam Madhava Panikkar, India, diplomat (Asia & Western Dominance)

1896-11-29

Rod(erique) La Rocque (La Tour), western actor (Beau Bandit)

1898-01-23

Randolph Scott, actor (Last of the Mohicans, Western Union)

1898-06-22

Erich Maria Remarque, German novelist (All Quiet on the Western Front)

1899-02-14

John Randall Jr, Michigan, historian/philosopher (Western Man)

1905-01-01

Stanisław Mazur, Lemberg, Western Ukraine, Polish mathematician (d. 1981)

1905-01-20

Al Rice, Under Western Stars

1906-04-06

Walter Rogers, All Quiet on the Western Front

1907-02-06

Russell Gleason, All Quiet on the Western Front

1907-10-06

Owen Davis Jr., All Quiet on the Western Front

1908-12-28

Lew Ayres, Minn, actor (All Quiet on Western Front, Dr Kildare)

1908-12-28

Lew Ayres, All Quiet on the Western Front

1910-9-17

Earl Dobbins, Western Union

1911-05-26

Ben Alexander, All Quiet on the Western Front

1912-05-22

Alex Brashear, Blazing the Western Trail

1914-09-28

Jim Boyd, country/western performer

1915-9-10

Merlyn Nelson, Western Union

1917-02-06

Sonny Franzese, A Dirty Western

1917-03-31

Joe Holley, Blazing the Western Trail

1919-02-07

Cameron Hill, Blazing the Western Trail

1919-04-20

Charles Koon, Western Hit Parade

1919-10-11

Des Bettany, Country and Western Hour

1925-08-26

Sangharakshita, Buddhist Philosopher, Founder of the Western Buddhist Order

1929-08-17

Rex Heading, Country and Western Hour

1932-06-05

Aleksander Lipowski, Maly western

1933-12-27

Mary Miller, All Quiet on the Western Front

1934-02-20

Lorraine Wakefield, Country and Western Hour

1934-10-28

Johnny Western, Stand by Me

1936-06-25

Paul Nowee, Dutch western writer (Eagle's Eye)

1937-9-24

John Ireson, Western, Italian Style

1941-12-13

Dick Dennison, Mutiny on the Western Front

1943-06-11

Christopher Green, Art of the Western World

1945-10-21

Claude Bessey, The Decline of Western Civilization

1949-08-25

Gene Simmons, The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years

1950-08-20

Arda Brokmann, All Quiet on the Western Front

1951-03-01

Marcos Paulo, Brazilian Western

1951-04-17

Katerina Lírová, All Quiet on the Western Front

1953-03-13

Andy Bean, Lafayette Ga, PGA golfer (Western 1978, Kemper 1978)

1954-11-17

Manuel Poirier, Western

1955-05-05

Melinda Culea, Western Springs Ill, actress (A-Team, Brotherly Love)

1956-03-31

Gábor Homolya, Western

1957-07-28

Dominic Jephcott, All Quiet on the Western Front

1958-10-15

Mariem Hassan, Life is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara

1958-10-31

Russell Earl Cochran, Paducah KY, PGA golfer (1991 Centel Western)

1959-09-28

Billy Montana, Country/Western performer (No Yesterday, Angelia)

1960-01-26

Tomás Juricka, All Quiet on the Western Front

1960-03-17

Roxy Petrucci, The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years

1960-03-27

Renato Russo, Brazilian Western

1960-12-10

Kôichi Satô, Sukiyaki Western Django

1961-11-06

Greg Garrett, Unforgiven: Deconstructing an Anti-Western

1962-03-21

Share Pedersen, The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years

1962-03-28

Ulrich P. Bruckner, Spaghetti Western Memories

1964-07-09

Scott Rachal Verplank, Dallas TX, PGA golfer (1985 Western Open)

1964-9-29

Taime Downe, The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years

1967-05-21

Todd Doohan, Sarnia Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (Western Ont Amateur-92)

1967-10-05

Gilles Cousteix, Western

1969-02-04

Alexandru Schiller, Running: A Western Australian Short

1969-02-07

Fiona Robinson, Collie Western Aust, basketball player (Oly-bronze-96)

1969-12-17

Dean Wilson, Kaneohe Hawaii, golfer (1991 Western Athletic)

1970-01-21

Brennan Little, St Thomas Ont, golfer (1994 Western States mini-tour)

1971-01-16

Matt Western, Darkness

1973-04-24

Guillaume Catala, Decadence: Decline of the Western World

1973-07-21

Carlo Macchiavello, Wc Western Closet

1974-11-26

René Sampaio, Brazilian Western

1975-03-02

Elizabeth Karsell, Western Time Warp

1975-05-19

Masanobu Andô, Sukiyaki Western Django

1975-07-04

Daniel M. Kanemoto, A Letter from the Western Front

1975-08-03

Hideaki Itô, Sukiyaki Western Django

1975-11-30

Mindy McCready, country/western singer, (d. 2013)

1980-02-14

Marcelo Chow, The Western Book of the Dead

1980-03-31

Jenny Smith, Western Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

1981-03-17

Garrett Blair, Dodge City: A Spaghetto Western

1981-05-23

Courtney Stephens, Ida Western Exile

1981-06-12

Paul Hasleby, The Western Front

1984-12-13

Léo Rosa, Brazilian Western

1986-07-26

Cameron Dunn, Lesbian Western

1986-11-01

Michael Kortlander, The Dying Western

1987-02-17

Isis Valverde, Brazilian Western

1987-10-04

Katy Branson, The Western Book of the Dead

1987-9-28

John Veleta, The Dying Western

1989-9-01

Juliana Lohmann, Brazilian Western

Western - Notable Weddings

Ginger RogersNov 13, 1934

Western - Weddings
Date Event
437-10-29

Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor, marries Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of his cousin Theodosius II, Eastern Roman Emperor in Constantinople. This unifies the two branches of the House of Theodosius

1923-10-14

"All Quiet on the Western Front" author Erich Maria Remarque (25) weds Ilse Jutta Zambona

1934-11-13

Actress and dancer Ginger Rogers (23) weds "All Quiet on the Western Front" actor Lew Ayres (25)

Western - Deaths
Date Event
375-11-17

Valentinian I "The Great", Roman Co-Emperor and Ruler of Western Roman Empire (336-75), dies at 54

421-09-02

Flavius Constantine III, Emperor of Western Roman Empire, dies at about 51

472-07-11

Anthemius, Emperor of the Western Roman Empire

901-11-10

Adelaide of Paris, Queen of Western Francia

910-06-02

Richilde of Provence, Queen of Western Francia

984-05-05

Gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia

1545-10-18

John Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55

1931-01-04

Art Acord, western actor (Set Free, Spurs & Saddles), dies at 40

1931-01-14

Edgar Adams, All Quiet on the Western Front

1931-02-18

Louis Wolheim, All Quiet on the Western Front

1934-12-24

George Wylie Paul Hunt, A Western Governor's Humanity

1936-01-02

Sir Francis Newdegate, Governor of Tasmania, Western Australia (b. 1862)

1939-07-28

Beryl Mercer, All Quiet on the Western Front

1939-10-23

Zane Grey, US western writer (Spirit of the Border), dies at 67

1940-04-05

John Wray, All Quiet on the Western Front

1942-10-27

Del Andrews, All Quiet on the Western Front

1943-01-03

Sir Walter James, Premier of Western Australia (b. 1863)

1943-11-11

Walter Rogers, All Quiet on the Western Front

1944-05-16

Max Brand, [Frederick Schiller Faust], western author, dies

1945-12-15

Arnold Lucy, All Quiet on the Western Front

1945-12-26

Russell Gleason, All Quiet on the Western Front

1946-01-06

Slim Summerville, All Quiet on the Western Front

1949-02-09

Earl Dobbins, Western Union

1949-05-21

Owen Davis Jr., All Quiet on the Western Front

1950-01-14

Robert H. Wagner, All Quiet on the Western Front

1951-01-02

Sir William Campion, Governor of Western Australia (b. 1870)

1952-02-13

Hugo Frey, All Quiet on the Western Front

1954-03-24

Alberto Colombo, Under Western Stars

1954-12-16

Boone Hazlett, Western Union

1955-08-13

William R. Schmidt, All Quiet on the Western Front

1956-06-05

Pat Petterson, Under Western Stars

1958-01-01

David Broekman, All Quiet on the Western Front

1959-08-05

G. Pat Collins, All Quiet on the Western Front

1963-01-24

Kenneth Western, Mister Cinders

1965-09-05

C. Gardner Sullivan, All Quiet on the Western Front

1969-10-15

Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies

1973-10-27

Allan "Rocky" Lane, western actor (Mister Ed, Red Ryder), dies at 64

1974-08-26

John Whitaker, John Wayne Made Me Cry: Our Western Heros

1979-11-17

Fritz Meissner, Under Western Stars

1982-09-23

Jimmy Wakely, country western singer, dies of heart failure at 68

1985-10-11

Tex Williams, country-western singer, dies at 68 of cancer

1986-03-28

Virginia Gilmore, actress (Jennie, Western Union), dies

1986-08-03

Rupert de Smidt, cricketer (Western Province 1911-13), dies at 102

1987-07-12

Harold Goodwin, All Quiet on the Western Front

1987-07-25

Joe Holley, Blazing the Western Trail

1988-06-10

Louis L'Amour, western writer (Bowdrie), dies at 80 of cancer

1990-02-26

Frank Leichtfried, All Quiet on the Western Front

1991-03-27

Aldo Ray, western actor (Battle Cry), dies at 64 of cancer

1993-12-01

Scott Kolk, All Quiet on the Western Front

1996-10-11

Renato Russo, Brazilian Western

1996-12-30

Lew Ayres, All Quiet on the Western Front

1997-09-09

Dorrell McGowan, Under Western Stars

1999-10-02

Claude Bessey, The Decline of Western Civilization

2000-07-28

Merlyn Nelson, Western Union

2000-12-14

Des Bettany, Country and Western Hour

2001-02-11

Al Rice, Under Western Stars

2004-10-11

Charles Koon, Western Hit Parade

2008-08-05

Reg Lindsay, Australian country and western singer/songwriter (b. 1929)

2009-08-22

Elmer Kelton, American Western novelist (b. 1926)

2010-10-21

Rex Heading, Country and Western Hour

2012-11-11

Marcos Paulo, Brazilian Western

2014-08-26

Aleksander Lipowski, Maly western

2015-08-22

Mariem Hassan, Life is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara


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