The following is a list of notable world figures who died on September 13th.

  1. 1087 - John II Comnenus, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1143)
  2. 1475 - Cesare Borgia, of France, Duke of Valentinois and Romagna, Prince of Andria and Venafri, Count of Dyois, Lord of Piombino, Camerino and Urbino, Gonfalonier and Captain-General of Holy Church (d. 1507)
  3. 1502 - John Leland, English antiquarian (d. 1552)
  4. 1520 - William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, English statesman (d. 1598)
  5. 1604 - William Brereton, English soldier and politician (d. 1661)
  6. 1739 - Grigori Potemkin, Russian statesman (d. 1791)
  7. 1766 - Samuel Wilson, Possible namesake of Uncle Sam (d. 1854)
  8. 1775 - Laura Secord, Canadian heroine of the War of 1812 (d. 1868)
  9. 1802 - Arnold Ruge, German philosopher and political writer (d. 1880)
  10. 1813 - John Sedgwick, American Civil War general (d. 1864)
  11. 1819 - Clara Schumann, German pianist and composer (d. 1896)
  12. 1830 - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer (d. 1916)
  13. 1842 - John H. Bankhead, U.S. Senator (d. 1920)
  14. 1851 - Walter Reed, American physician and biologist (d. 1902)
  15. 1857 - Milton S. Hershey, American chocolate entrepreneur (d. 1945)
  16. 1857 - Michal Drzymala, Polish peasant rebel (d. 1937)
  17. 1860 - John J. Pershing, American general (d. 1948)
  18. 1863 - Arthur Henderson, British politician and union leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1935)
  19. 1873 - Constantin Carathéodory, Greek mathematician (d. 1950)
  20. 1874 - Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian-born composer (d. 1951)
  21. 1876 - Sherwood Anderson, American writer (d. 1941)
  22. 1877 - Wilhelm Filchner, German explorer (d. 1957)
  23. 1882 - Ramón Grau, Cuban president (d. 1969)
  24. 1885 - Wilhelm Blaschke, Austrian geometer (d. 1962)
  25. 1886 - Sir Robert Robinson, British chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1975)
  26. 1887 - Lavoslav Ruzicka, Croatian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1976)
  27. 1893 - Larry Shields, American musician (d. 1953)
  28. 1894 - J.B. Priestley, English playwright and novelist (d. 1984)
  29. 1894 - Julian Tuwim, Polish poet (d. 1953)
  30. 1895 - Morris Kirksey, American athlete and rugby player (d. 1981)
  31. 1899 - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, leader of the Iron Guard (d. 1938)
  32. 1903 - Claudette Colbert, French-born actress (d. 1996)
  33. 1911 - Bill Monroe, American singer (d. 1996)
  34. 1916 - Roald Dahl, Welsh writer (d. 1990)
  35. 1918 - Dick Haymes, Argentine vocalist (d. 1980)
  36. 1917 - Robert Ward, American composer
  37. 1922 - Charles Brown, American singer and pianist (d. 1999)
  38. 1923 - Edouard Boubat, French photographer (d 1999)
  39. 1924 - Maurice Jarre, French composer
  40. 1924 - Scott Brady, American film actor (d. 1985)
  41. 1925 - Mel Torme, American singer (d. 1999)
  42. 1926 - Emile Francis, National Hockey League player and executive
  43. 1929 - Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bulgarian opera singer (d. 2004)
  44. 1931 - Barbara Bain, American actress
  45. 1936 - Stefano Delle Chiaie, Italian neo-Nazi
  46. 1937 - Don Bluth, American animator
  47. 1938 - Judith Martin, American etiquette writer
  48. 1939 - Richard Kiel, American actor
  49. 1940 - Óscar Arias, Costa Rican politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  50. 1941 - Tadao Ando, Japanese architect
  51. 1941 - David Clayton-Thomas, singer, Blood, Sweat & Tears
  52. 1944 - Jacqueline Bisset, British actress
  53. 1944 - Peter Cetera, American singer and bass guitarist, Chicago
  54. 1945 - Noël Godin, Belgian humorist
  55. 1946 - Frank Marshall, American film producer
  56. 1948 - Nell Carter, American actress and singer (d. 2003)
  57. 1949 - Fred Sonic Smith, American guitar player MC5 (d. 1994)
  58. 1950 - Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Polish politician
  59. 1951 - Linda Wong, Asian pornographic actress (d. 1987)
  60. 1951 - Jean Smart, American actress
  61. 1952 - Randy Jones, American musician, The Village People
  62. 1952 - Raymond O'Connor, American actor
  63. 1952 - Don Was, American singer and composer
  64. 1955 - Joe Morris, American jazz guitarist
  65. 1961 - Dave Mustaine, American musician (Megadeth)
  66. 1961 - KK Null, Japanese musician
  67. 1965 - Zak Starkey, British drummer
  68. 1966 - Maria Furtwängler, German physician and television actress
  69. 1967 - Michael Johnson, American athlete
  70. 1967 - Tim Owens, American singer, Iced Earth, ex-Judas Priest
  71. 1968 - Emma Sjöberg, Swedish model and actress
  72. 1968 - Bernie Williams, MLB player
  73. 1969 - Shane Warne, Australian cricketer
  74. 1970 - Jason Scott Sadofsky, creator/owner of textfiles.com
  75. 1971 - Goran Ivaniševic, Croatian tennis player
  76. 1971 - Stella McCartney, British activist
  77. 1973 - Christine Arron, French runner
  78. 1973 - Fabio Cannavaro, Italian footballer
  79. 1973 - Kelly Chen, Chinese singer
  80. 1974 - Craig Rivet, National Hockey League player
  81. 1975 - Joe Don Rooney, American electric guitarist (Rascal Flatts)
  82. 1976 - Craig McMillan, New Zealand cricketer
  83. 1976 - Jose Theodore, Canadian NHL player
  84. 1977 - Fiona Apple, American singer
  85. 1978 - Megan Henning, American actress
  86. 1978 - Darren Kenton, English footballer
  87. 1979 - Geike Arnaert, lead singer, Hooverphonic
  88. 1979 - Ivan Miljkovic, Serbian volleyball player
  89. 1980 - Han Chae Young, South Korean actress
  90. 1980 - Daisuke Matsuzaka, Japanese baseball player
  91. 1980 - Viren Rasquinha, Indian hockey player
  92. 1980 - Ben Savage, American actor (Boy Meets World)
  93. 1982 - Nenê, Brazilian basketball player
  94. 1983 - James Bourne, English musician, Busted and Son Of Dork
  95. 1984 - J.R. Writer, African American Underground Rapper (member of The Diplomats)