Today in History for Year 2009 (Part 3)

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Deaths 201 - 300 of 367

Jul 1st - Alexis Argüello, Nicaraguan professional boxer (b. 1952)
Jul 1st - Marwa El-Sherbini, Egyptian housewife (b. 1977 or 1976)
Jul 3rd - John A. Keel, American Fortean, television scriptwriter, author of The Mothman Prophecies (b. 1930)
Jul 4th - Brenda Joyce, American actress (b. 1917)
Jul 4th - Allen Klein, American record label executive (b. 1931)
Jul 4th - Drake Levin, American rock musician (b. 1946)
Jul 4th - Steve McNair, American football player (b. 1973)
Jul 4th - Lasse Strömstedt, Swedish writer (b. 1935)
Jul 4th - Jean-Baptiste Tati Loutard, Congolese politician (b.1938)
Jul 4th - Jim Chapin, American drummer (b.1919)
Jul 6th - Robert McNamara, United States Secretary of Defense (b. 1916)
Jul 6th - Leo Mol, Ukrainian Canadian artist and sculptor (b. 1915)
Jul 6th - Johnny Collins, British folk and maritime music singer (b. 1938)
Jul 6th - Vasily Aksyonov, Russian writer (b. 1932)
Jul 11th - Arturo Gatti, Italian-Canadian professional boxer (b. 1972)
Jul 11th - Ji Xianlin, Chinese linguist and paleographer (b.1911)
Jul 14th - Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Polish actor (b. 1934)
Broadcast Journalist Walter CronkiteBroadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite (Jul 17th) Jul 17th - Walter Cronkite, American broadcast journalist (b. 1916)
Jul 17th - Leszek Kołakowski, Polish philosopher (b. 1927)
Jul 18th - Henry Allingham, British supercentenarian and World War I veteran (b. 1896)
Jul 19th - Frank McCourt, Irish-American author. (b. 1930)
Jul 19th - Henry Surtees, British racing driver. (b. 1991)
Jul 20th - Ria Brieffies, Dutch singer (b. 1957)
Jul 22nd - Richard M. Givan Supreme court chief justice (b. 1921)
Jul 22nd - Peter Krieg, German documentary filmmaker, producer and writer (b. 1947)
Jul 24th - E. Lynn Harris, American Author (b. 1955)
Jul 25th - Harry Patch, the last surviving soldier to have served in the Trenches in World War I, dies aged 111. (b. 1898)
Jul 25th - Vernon Forrest, Professional boxer, 2-division world champion (b. 1971)
Jul 25th - Alexis Cohen, American Idol contestant (unsuccessful), viral phenomenon (b. 1984)
Jul 25th - Yasmin Ahmad, Malaysian film director, writer and scriptwriter (b. 1958)
Jul 26th - Marcey Jacobson, American photographer (b. 1911)
Jul 28th - Jim Johnson, NFL Assistant Coach, Eagles Defensive Coordinator from 1999-2009 (b.1941)
Jul 29th - Gayatri Devi, Ex-Maharani of Indian state Jaipur. (b. 1919)
Jul 30th - Peter Zadek, German theatre director (b. 1926)
Jul 31st - Sir Bobby Robson, English professional football player and manager (b. 1933)
Jul 31st - Harry Alan Towers, English film producer and screenwriter (b. 1920)
11th President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino11th President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino (Aug 1st) Aug 1st - Corazon Aquino, President of the Philippines (1986-1992) (b. 1933)
Aug 4th - Blake Snyder, American screenwriter (b. 1957)
Aug 5th - Budd Schulberg, American screenwriter and novelist (b. 1914)
Aug 6th - John Hughes, American film director (b. 1950)
Aug 6th - Willy DeVille, American singer (Mink DeVille), dies of pancreatic cancer at 58
Aug 7th - Louis E. Saavedra, American Mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico (b. 1933)
Aug 7th - Mike Seeger, American folk musician (b. 1933)
Aug 8th - Daniel Jarque, Spanish football player (b. 1983)
Aug 11th - Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of Special Olympics, sister of John F. Kennedy (b. 1921)
Aug 12th - Les Paul, American musician (b. 1915)
Aug 12th - Les Paul (Lester William Polsfuss) American musician and inventor aged 94
Aug 18th - Kim Dae-jung,15th President of South Korea (b. 1925)
Aug 18th - Robert Novak, American journalist and commentator (b. 1931)
Aug 19th - Don Hewitt, television news producer & director; creator of 60 Minutes (b. 1922)
Aug 20th - Larry Knechtel, American keyboard player and bassist (b. 1940)
Aug 21st - Rex Shelley, Singaporean author (b. 1930)
Aug 21st - Dean Turner, Australian musician (b. 1972)
Aug 22nd - Elmer Kelton, American Western novelist (b. 1926)
Aug 25th - Edward [Ted] M. Kennedy, United States Senator from Massachusetts (b. 1932)
Aug 26th - Dominick Dunne, American writer, Vanity Fair correspondent (b. 1925)
Aug 27th - Sergey Mikhalkov, Russian writer and poet (b. 1913)
Aug 28th - Adam Goldstein, American DJ also known as DJ AM (b. 1973)
Aug 31st - Eraño Manalo, Filipino religious figure (b. 1925)
Sep 1st - Jang Jin-young, South Korean actress (b. 1974)
Sep 2nd - Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, India (b. 1949)
Sep 8th - Mike Bongiorno, Italian television host (b. 1924)
Sep 8th - Aage Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1922)
Sep 11th - Gertrude Baines, world's oldest living person (b. 1894)
Sep 12th - Norman Borlaug, American agronomist (b. 1914)
Sep 12th - Willy Ronis, French photographer (b. 1910)
Sep 14th - Keith Floyd, British TV chef (b. 1943)
Sep 14th - Jody Powell, American press secretary to Jimmy Carter (b. 1943)
Sep 14th - Darren Sutherland, Irish boxer (b. 1982)
Sep 14th - Patrick Swayze, American actor, dancer, and songwriter (b. 1952)
Sep 14th - Henry Gibson, American actor and songwriter (b. 1935)
Sep 16th - Myles Brand, NCAA President (b. 1942)
Folk Singer Mary TraversFolk Singer Mary Travers (Sep 16th) Sep 16th - Mary Travers, American singer (Peter, Paul, and Mary) (b. 1936)
Sep 17th - Noordin Mohammad Top, Malaysian Islamist terrorist (b. 1968)
Sep 19th - Eduard Zimmermann, German broadcaster (b. 1929)
Sep 23rd - Paul B. Fay, American businessman and cabinet member in the Kennedy administration (b. 1918)
Sep 24th - Susan Atkins, American murderer (b. 1948)
Sep 25th - Alicia de Larrocha, Catalan pianist (b. 1923)
Sep 27th - Ivan Dykhovichnyy, Russian film director and screenwriter (b. 1947)
Sep 27th - William Safire, American Columnist, dies at 79
Sep 28th - Ulf Larsson, Swedish actor (b. 1956)
Sep 28th - Guillermo Endara, former President of Panama (b. 1936)
Sep 29th - Sperantza Vrana, Greek actress (b. 1926 or 1932)
Sep 29th - Pavel Popovich, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1930)
Oct 3rd - Queen Fatima, former Libyan queen (b. 1918)
American Political Columnist & Presidential Speechwriter William SafireAmerican Political Columnist & Presidential Speechwriter William Safire (Sep 27th) Oct 4th - Mercedes Sosa, Argentinian singer (b. 1935)
Oct 4th - Günther Rall, German fighter ace (b. 1918)
Oct 6th - Douglas Campbell, Scottish born Canadian actor (b. 1922)
Oct 7th - Irving Penn, American photographer (b. 1917)
Oct 10th - Stephen Gately, Irish singer (Boyzone) (b. 1976)
Oct 11th - Veronika Neugebauer, German actress and voice actress (b. 1969)
Oct 12th - Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian cyclist (b. 1974)
Oct 12th - Dickie Peterson American musician (b. 1948)
Oct 13th - Stephen Barnett, American legal scholar who opposed the Newspaper Preservation Act of 1970 (b. 1935)
Oct 14th - Captain Lou Albano. American Professional Wrestler and Manager. (b. 1933)
Oct 17th - Vic Mizzy, American composer (themes to Green Acres and The Addams Family) (b. 1916)
Oct 18th - Nancy Spero, American feminist artist dies aged 83
Oct 19th - Howard Unruh, American spree killer (b. 1921)
Oct 19th - Joseph Wiseman, Canadian actor (b. 1918)
Oct 22nd - Don Lane, American-born Australian television personality (b. 1933)

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