What Happened in 2009 (Part 4)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays


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Famous Weddings


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Famous Divorces


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Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 378 of 378

  • Oct 13 Stephen Barnett, American legal scholar who opposed the Newspaper Preservation Act of 1970 (b. 1935)
  • Oct 13 Roger Nixon, American composer, dies at 88
  • Oct 14 Captain Lou Albano. American Professional Wrestler and Manager. (b. 1933)
  • Oct 17 Vic Mizzy, American composer (themes to Green Acres and The Addams Family) (b. 1916)
  • Oct 18 Nancy Spero, American feminist artist dies aged 83
  • Oct 19 Howard Unruh, American spree killer (b. 1921)
  • Oct 19 Joseph Wiseman, Canadian actor (b. 1918)
  • Oct 22 Don Lane, American-born Australian television personality (b. 1933)
  • Oct 22 Soupy Sales, American comedian and television personality (b. 1926)
  • Oct 26 Teel Bivins, American politician (b. 1947)
  • Oct 26 George Na'ope, American musician (b. 1928)
  • Oct 27 David Shepherd, English cricket umpire (b. 1940)
  • Oct 30 Claude Lévi-Strauss, French anthropologist and ethnologist (b.1908)
  • Oct 31 Qian Xuesen, Chinese scientist (b. 1911)
  • Oct 31 Tom Wheatcroft, English businessman (b. 1922)
  • Nov 3 Francisco Ayala, Spanish novelist (b. 1906)
  • Nov 4 Hubertus Brandenburg, Roman Catholic Bishop of Stockholm (b. 1923)
  • Nov 5 Félix Luna, Argentine historian (b. 1925)
  • Nov 6 Ron Sproat, American TV writer and playwright (b. 1932)
  • Nov 8 Vitaly Ginzburg, Russian physicist (b. 1916)
  • Nov 10 Gheorghe Dinica, Romanian actor (b. 1934)
  • Nov 10 Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper (b. 1977)
  • Nov 10 John Allen Muhammad, American spree killer (b. 1960)
  • Nov 11 Dhanpat Rai Nahar, Indian labour leader (b. 1919)
  • Nov 15 Patriarch Pavle of Serbia, 44th Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church (b. 1914)
  • Nov 16 Edward Woodward, British actor (The Equalizer) (b. 1930)
  • Nov 16 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican footballer (b. 1978)
  • Nov 18 Red Robbins, American basketball player (b. 1944)
  • Nov 20 Lino Lacedelli, Italian mountaineer (b. 1925)
  • Nov 20 Max Robertson, British sports commentator, radio and television presenter and author (b. 1915)
  • Nov 21 Konstantin Feoktistov, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1926)
  • Nov 24 Abe Pollin, owner of the Washington Wizards (b. 1923)
  • Nov 24 Samak Sundaravej, Thai politician, Prime Minister 2008 (b. 1935)
  • Nov 24 Chan Hung Lit, Hong Kong actor (b. 1943)
  • Nov 24 Kan Ishii, Japanese composer, dies at 88
  • Nov 24 Hale Smith, American composer, dies at 84
  • Nov 28 Gilles Carle, Canadian screenwriter and film director (b. 1928)
  • Nov 28 Takeo Kajiwara, Japanese Go player (b. 1923)
  • Nov 29 Robert Holdstock, English author (b. 1948)
  • Dec 1 Gustavo Adolfo Palma, Guatemalan singer (b. 1920)
  • Dec 2 Maggie Jones, English actress (b. 1934)
  • Dec 2 Eric Woolfson, Scottish singer and producer (The Alan Parsons Project), dies at 64
  • Dec 2 Foge Fazio, American college football coach (b. 1938)
  • Dec 3 Richard Todd, Irish-born British actor (Dorian Gray, Assassin Yangtse Incident), dies at 90
  • Dec 4 Eddie Fatu, Samoan-American professional wrestler (b. 1973)
  • Dec 5 Vimolchatra, Princess of Thailand and cousin of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (b. 1921)
  • Dec 7 Mark Ritts, American actor (b. 1946)
  • Dec 8 Luis Días, Dominican Composer (b. 1952).
  • Dec 9 Gene Barry, American actor, dies of congestive heart failure at 90
  • Dec 14 Alan A'Court, English footballer (b. 1934)
  • Dec 15 Oral Roberts, American television evangelist and author (b. 1918)
  • Dec 16 Roy E. Disney, American businessman (b. 1930)
  • Dec 16 Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, controversial South African Health Minister (b. 1940)
  • Dec 16 Yegor Gaidar, Russian politician (b. 1956)
  • Dec 17 Chris Henry, American football player (b. 1983)
  • Dec 17 Jennifer Jones, American actress (b. 1919)
  • Dec 17 Dan O'Bannon, Screenwriter, after a short illness (b.1943)
  • Dec 18 Oskar Danon, Yugoslav composer, dies at 96
  • Dec 19 Hossein-Ali Montazeri, Iranian dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah (b. 1922)
  • Dec 19 Kim Peek, American prodigious savant and inspiration for the 1988 film Rain Man (b. 1951)
  • Dec 20 Jack Hixon, English football talent scout (b. 1921)
  • Dec 20 Brittany Murphy, American actress (b. 1977)
  • Dec 20 Arnold Stang, American comic actor (b. 1918)
  • Dec 20 Mairoon Ali, Trinidadian comedienne and actress (b. 1954)
  • Dec 22 Albert Scanlon, English footballer (b. 1935)
  • Dec 22 Luis Francisco Cuéllar, Colombian politician (b. 1940)
  • Dec 23 Robert L. Howard, highly decorated officer of the United States Army (b. 1939)
  • Dec 23 Edward Schillebeeckx, Belgian Roman Catholic theologian (b. 1914)
  • Dec 23 Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Tibetan senior official (b. 1910)
  • Dec 24 George Michael, American sportscaster (The George Michael Sports Machine) (b. 1939)
  • Dec 24 Rafael Caldera, lawyer, sociologist, writer, speaker, politician, and ex-president of Venezuela (b. 1916)
  • Dec 25 Vic Chesnutt, American singer and songwriter (b. 1964)
  • Dec 26 Felix Wurman, American cellist and composer (b. 1958)
  • Dec 28 James Owen Sullivan, American drummer and songwriter (Avenged Sevenfold) dies aged 28
  • Dec 29 "Dr. Death" Steve Williams, American former professional wrestler and football player (b. 1960)
  • Dec 29 Akmal Shaikh, British drug trafficker, executed by lethal injection in the People's Republic of China (b. 1956)
  • Dec 30 Rowland S. Howard, Australian guitarist (The Birthday Party) (b. 1959)
  • Dec 30 Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia (b.1940)