On This Day for 4th November

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 192

  • 922 Richarius becomes bishop of Luik
  • 1333 Flood of the Arno River, causing massive damage in Florence as recorded by the Florentine chronicler Giovanni Villani.
  • 1501 Philip de Blank & Juana "la Loca" depart to Spain
  • 1519 Flood ravages Dutch/Friese coast
  • 1520 Danish/Norwegian king Christian II crowned king of Sweden
  • 1529 English cardinal Thomas Wolsey arrested
  • 1576 Eighty Years' War: In Flanders, Spanish defeat Walloon and captures Antwerp (after three days the city was nearly destroyed).
  • 1619 Frederik V crowned king of Bohemia
  • 1631 Ferdinand of Austria installed as land guardian of South Netherlands
  • 1645 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Holly
  • 1646 Massachusetts uses death penalty for denying that Holy Bible is God's word
  • 1675 Storm hits Western Europe: flood in Amsterdam
  • 1737 The Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, inaugurated.
  • 1771 Carlo Goldoni's "Le Bourru Bienfaisant" premieres in Paris

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1783 W.A. Mozart's Symphony No. 36 is premiered in Linz, Austria.

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1819 Māori Chiefs Hongi Hika and Rewa sell 13,000 acres (5260 hectares) at Kerikeri to the Church Missionary Society for 48 felling axes, New Zealand
  • 1839 The Newport Rising is the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain.
  • 1841 First wagon train arrives in California
  • 1845 First nationally observed uniform election day in US
  • 1846 Benjamin Palmer patents artificial leg
  • 1852 Count Camillo Benso di Cavour becomes the prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, which soon expands to become Italy.
  • 1854 Lighthouse built on Alcatraz Island

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1856 James Buchanan elected 15th US president

15th US President James Buchanan
15th US President
James Buchanan
  • 1861 University of Washington founded in Seattle
  • 1862 Dr Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis)
  • 1864 Confederate assault on Johnsonville, Tennessee
  • 1864 Naval Engagement at Reynoldsburg Island
  • 1866 Kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia
  • 1867 90 kegs of powder used to get rock from Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, for seawall
  • 1873 Dentist John Beers of SF patents gold crown
  • 1874 Samuel J Tilden elected governor of NY
  • 1875 Passenger Steamship "Pacific" collides with sailing vessel "Orpheus" off Cape Flattery Wash, 236 die
  • 1875 Tonga adopts constitution
  • 1875 Massachusetts Rifle Association is founded in Boston
  • 1876 John Brahms' 1st Symphony in C premieres
  • 1879 Elkins patents refrigerating apparatus
  • 1879 James Ritty patents first cash register, to combat stealing by bartenders in his Dayton, Ohio saloon

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1884 Grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for his 1st presidential term. The only American president to serve 2 non-consecutive terms

US President Grover Cleveland
US President
Grover Cleveland
  • 1886 Edward MacDowell's "Ophelia" premieres
  • 1889 Players League begins, declaring independence from baseball's NL
  • 1890 Great Britain proclaims Zanzibar as a protectorate
  • 1890 Prince of Wales opens first underground station at Stockwell, South London
  • 1890 Alexander Borodin's opera "Prince Igor" premieres in Petersburg
  • 1893 Dr Jamesons Legertje occupies Bulawayo Matabeleland
  • 1901 Clyde Fitch's "Way of the World" premieres in NYC
  • 1903 Panama and Colombia wake up to news that the insurrectionists have declared an independent Republic of Panama
  • 1904 First stadium built specifically for football (Harvard Stadium)
  • 1905 Dock strike against importing grain elevators in Rotterdam
  • 1908 Brooklyn Academy of Music opens in NYC
  • 1909 Opera "Il Segreto di Susanna" is produced (Munich)
  • 1910 Start of South Africa's 1st F-C game in Aust (v S Aust). It rained

AgreementAgreement of Interest

1910 Russian Tsar Nicholas II visits German Emperor Wilhelm II at Potsdam; they force tentative agreements on spheres of influence in the Middle East

Tsar Nicholas II
Tsar
Nicholas II
German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1911 France & Germany signs treaty about Morocco & Congo
  • 1914 Vogue holds 1st model show ("Fashion Fete", NYC)
  • 1918 The Allied armistice with Austria-Hungary, signed 3 November, goes into effect

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1921 The Sturmabteilung or SA (the "Brown Shirts") is formally formed by Adolf Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1921 Japanese Prime Minister Hara Takashi is assassinated in Tokyo.

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1922 Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt

Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun Howard Carter
Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Howard Carter
  • 1924 British Labour government of Ramsay MacDonald resigns
  • 1924 California legalizes professional boxing (illegal since 1914)
  • 1924 Nellie Tayloe Ross elected first US female governor (Wyoming)

Electoral-defeatElectoral Victory

1924 US President Calvin Coolidge re-elected

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • 1928 Jose Moncada elected president of Nicaragua
  • 1929 John Baldridge' "Berkeley Square" premieres in NYC
  • 1929 Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Laurence McKinley Gould, and their polar expedition team begin a 2½ month, 1500-mile dog-sledge journey into the Queen Maud Mountains, the first exploration of the interior of Antarctica
  • 1931 Jean Genet's "Judith" premieres in Paris

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1933 Bradman scores 200 NSW v Queensland, 184 mins, 26 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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1933 Hermann Goering & Georgi Dimitrov duel

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • 1933 Young Park (1) in the Bronx named in honor of James Young
  • 1934 Pitts ends Detroit Lions' shutout streak at 7 games but loses 40-7
  • 1939 1940 Olympics awarded to Helsinki, Finland
  • 1939 First air conditioned automobile (Packard) exhibited, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1939 US allows "cash & carry" arms sales during WW II
  • 1940 Eggs & cake rationed in Netherlands
  • 1942 13th day of battle at El Alamein: Afrika Korps draws back out Fuka-posing
  • 1944 German troops reconquer Schmidt Hurtgenwald
  • 1944 RAF bombs Dinteloord, 54 killed
  • 1946 "Park Avenue" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 1946 UN Educational, Scientific, & Cultural Organization formed
  • 1948 TS Eliot wins Nobel Prize for literature
  • 1949 "One Man's Family" premieres on TV
  • 1950 "Barrier" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1950 "Consul" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 269 performances
  • 1950 Indonesian troops reconquer Ambonese capital Ambon
  • 1950 US troops vacate Pyongyang North Korea
  • 1951 9th Ryder Cup: US wins 9½-2½ at Pinehurst Resort (Pinehurst, North Carolina, US)
  • 1951 NY Giants & NY Yanks score back-to-back TDs on kickoff returns
  • 1951 Vijay Merchant scores 154 v England in his last Test Cricket innings
  • 1952 Earthquake & flood strike Kamshatka-South America

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1952 General Dwight Eisenhower (R) elected 34th president of the USA, beating Adlai Stevenson (D)

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1953 Eddie Joost succeeds Jimmy Dykes as the manager of Phila A's
  • 1953 New balk rule gives the batter option; of accepting the outcome of the pitch or the balk
  • 1954 "Fanny" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 888 performances
  • 1954 Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City
  • 1955 The rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens with Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio after it was totally destroyed in World War II.
  • 1956 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Soviet movement in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1956 Israel captures Straits of Tiran & reach Suez Canal Egypt
  • 1957 2nd Soviet Earth-satellite launched

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1958 Angelo G Roncalli crowned as pope John XXIII

  • 1958 Belgian minority government of Gaston Eyskens resigns

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 214

  • 1448 King Alphonso II of Naples (d. 1495)
  • 1575 Guido Reni, Italian painter (d. 1642)
  • 1587 Samuel Scheidt, German organist/composer, baptised
  • 1590 Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter
  • 1640 Carlo Mannelli, composer
  • 1650 William III of Orange, king of England (1689-1702)
  • 1656 Leonard Sailer, composer
  • 1661 Karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (d. 1742)
  • 1674 Anton Englert, composer
  • 1708 Robert Praelisauer, composer
  • 1740 Augustus Montague Toplady, English author of hymn "Rock of Ages" (d. 1778)
  • 1756 Anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner
  • 1765 Pierre Girard, French mathematician (d. 1836)
  • 1779 John W Pieneman, historical painter (Battle at Waterloo)
  • 1787 Edmund Kean, England, actor (Edmund Kean's Masonic Career)
  • 1790 Carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62)
  • 1797 Aleksander A Bestuzhev-Marlinsky, Russian author
  • 1800 Eduard Brendler, composer
  • 1809 Benjamin Robbins Curtis, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1874)
  • 1812 Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/East poet (Lettere a Maria)
  • 1816 William Polk Hardeman, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1898)
  • 1816 Stephen Johnson Field, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1899)
  • 1818 Alexander Robert Lawton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
  • 1820 Robert Vinkler Richardson, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1870)
  • 1823 Karel Komzák I, Bohemian composer and musician, born in Netěchovice, Czech Republic (d. 1893)
  • 1835 Lunsford Lindsay Lomax, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1913)
  • 1836 Henry J. Lutcher, American businessman and sawmill partner (d. 1912)
  • 1841 Carl Tausig, composer
  • 1842 William Barker Cushing, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), (d. 1874)
  • 1845 Vasudeo Balwant Phadke, The First Indian Revolutionary (d. 1883)
  • 1846 Gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer
  • 1859 Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer
  • 1862 Eden Phillpotts, English novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes)
  • 1867 Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish Prime Minister 1944-47
  • 1868 Carolina Otero, a.k.a La Belle Otero, Spanish actress, singer and courtesan (d. 1965)
  • 1872 Herman Finck, composer
  • 1873 G E Moore, English philosopher (Ethics)
  • 1874 Aleksandr Vasilevich Kolchak, Russian military commander (d. 1920)
  • 1876 James Fraser, designed buffalo nickel

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1879 Will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist and actor (Judge Priest), (d. 1935)

Humorist Will Rogers
Humorist
Will Rogers
  • 1881 Gena Branscombe, composer
  • 1881 Milton Rosmer, Southport England, director (Murder in the Red Barn)
  • 1884 Harry Ferguson, Northern Irish aviator and inventor (d. 1960)
  • 1886 Ian Wolfe, Canton Ill, actor (Diary of a Madman, Wizards & Warriors)
  • 1887 Knut Algot Hakanson, composer
  • 1889 Alton Augustus Adams, composer
  • 1890 Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Bracke, Borgia)
  • 1891 Miroslav Krejci, Czech composer
  • 1896 Carlos P. Garcia, 8th President of the Philippines (d. 1971)
  • 1897 Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara)
  • 1899 Carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan)
  • 1899 Mimi Boesnach, Dutch actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roosje)
  • 1899 Nicolas Frantz, Luxembourgish cyclist (d. 1985)
  • 1900 Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars)
  • 1900 Lucreţiu Pătrăşcanu, Romanian communist activist and sociologist (d. 1954)
  • 1901 Princess Bang-ja of Korea (d. 1989)
  • 1901 Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (d. 1974)
  • 1902 Frank Jenks, actor (Zombies on Broadway), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1903 Ion Vasilescu, composer
  • 1904 Don Alvarado, [Jose Page], Albuquerque NM, actor (Captain Thunder)
  • 1904 Walter Bauer, writer
  • 1904 Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (d. 1967)
  • 1905 Martin Raschke, German author/publisher/war correspondent
  • 1906 Arnold Atkinson Cooke, composer
  • 1906 Bob Considine, sports columnist (Bob Feller Story)
  • 1906 Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric, lawyer/diplomat
  • 1906 Siegfried Borris, composer
  • 1908 Anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow)
  • 1908 Stanley Cortez, New York City, American cinematographer
  • 1909 Skeeter Webb, American baseball player (d. 1986)
  • 1909 Bert Patenaude, American soccer player (d. 1974)
  • 1909 Evelyn Johnson, Corbin Kentucky, female pilot (most flying hours - 57,685), (d. 2012)
  • 1911 Jack Rose, screenwriter
  • 1911 Ssamu Shimizu, composer
  • 1912 H "Giff" Vivian, cricketer (father of Graham 1st Test for NZ at 18)
  • 1912 Pauline Trigere, fashion designer (Bell Bottoms)
  • 1912 Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer
  • 1913 Gig Young, St. Cloud Minnesota, American actor (They Shoot Horses Don't They)
  • 1915 Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science
  • 1915 Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster
  • 1915 Lloyd James Austin, French Scholar

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1916 Walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81)

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite
  • 1917 Leonardo Cimino, Manhattan, New York, actor (V, Dune), (d. 2012)
  • 1918 Art Carney, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners)
  • 1918 Cameron Mitchell, Dallastown Pa, actor (Buck-High Chaparral)
  • 1919 Martin Balsam, actor (Murray-Archie Bunker's Place, Catch 22), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920 Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game)
  • 1921 Antonio Ruiz Soler, spanish dancer
  • 1922 Poul Rovsing Olsen, composer
  • 1922 Benno Besson, Swiss actor (d. 2006)
  • 1923 Alfred Heineken, beer brewer (Heineken)
  • 1924 Howie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player and politician
  • 1927 Vittorio Fellegara, composer
  • 1928 Hannah Weiner American experimental poet
  • 1929 Jimmy Piersall, baseball player (Red Sox, Senators, Indians)
  • 1929 Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (d. 1987)
  • 1930 Dick Groat, shortstop (NL MVP 1960)

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1930 Doris Roberts, St Louis Mo, actress (Angie, Maggie, Emmy 1983)

Actress Doris Roberts
Actress
Doris Roberts
  • 1930 Kate Reid, actress (Heaven Help US), born in London, England
  • 1931 Darla Hood, Leedey Oklahoma, singer/actress (Little Rascals)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1842 U.S. first lady Mary Todd Lincoln (23) weds US president Abraham Lincoln (33) in Springfield, Illinois

First Lady of the United States Mary Todd Lincoln
First Lady of the United States
Mary Todd Lincoln
US President Abraham Lincoln
US President
Abraham Lincoln
  • 1911 Charles I of Austria marries Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma

HeartWedding of Interest

1939 Actress and comedian Phyllis Diller (22) weds inspector Sherwood Diller in Covington, Kentucky

Comedienne and Actress Phyllis Diller
Comedienne and Actress
Phyllis Diller
  • 1978 "The Nanny" actress Fran Drescher (20) weds writer and director Peter Marc Jacobson (20)
  • 2006 Radio and television journalist Alison Stewart (40) weds MSNBC vice-president of prime-time programming Bill Wolff (40) at the stylish New York restaurant Cipriani 23rd Street
  • 2006 Croatian princess Paola Doimi de Frankopan (37) weds son of the Duke and Duchess of Kent Lord Nicholas Windsor (37) at St. Stephen of Abyssina in Vatican City
  • 2006 1996 summer Olympics gold medalist gymnast Dominique Moceanu (25) weds podiatrist Dr. Michael Canales (29) in Houston, Texas

Famous Divorces


Broken-heartDivorce of Interest

1940 American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway divorces 2nd wife Pauline Pfeiffer

  • 1993 Nia Peeples files for divorce from Howard Hewett

Broken-heartDivorce of Interest

2009 R&B singer Usher (30) divorces hair stylist and wardrobe stylist Tameka Foster (38) due to irretrievably broken marriage after 2 years

Singer Usher
Singer
Usher

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 102

  • 1203 Dirk VII, Count of Holland (1190-1203), dies
  • 1411 Khalil Sultan, ruler of Transoxonia (b. 1384)
  • 1652 Jean-Charles de la Faille, Flemish mathematician (b. 1597)
  • 1658 Antoine Le Maistre, French Jansenist (b. 1608)
  • 1669 Johannes Cocceius, Dutch theologian (b. 1603)
  • 1674 Kano Tanjoe, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits), dies at 72
  • 1698 Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician and mathematician (b. 1625)
  • 1702 John Benbow, English vice-admiral (Santa Marta), dies
  • 1702 Thomas Eisenhut, composer, dies at 58
  • 1704 Andreas Acoluthus, German orientalist (b. 1654)
  • 1768 Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer, dies at 57
  • 1781 Johann Nikolaus Götz, German poet (b. 1721)
  • 1801 William Shippen, American physician and delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1712)
  • 1830 Frederic LG de Merode, Belgian revolutionary, dies in battle at 37
  • 1837 Jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist, dies at 69
  • 1847 Jacob L Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, German pianist/composer, dies at 38
  • 1853 Alexander Stadtfeld, composer, dies at 27
  • 1856 Hippolyte Delaroche, French painter (b. 1797)
  • 1869 George Peabody, American-British entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded the Peabody Trust and the Peabody Institute, dies at 74
  • 1890 Jacob PP baron van Zuylen, Dutch foreign minister (1852-3), dies at 74
  • 1890 Kazamierz Julian Kratzer, composer, dies at 46
  • 1893 Cornelis E van Koetsveld, Dutch vicar/literature, dies at 86
  • 1893 Pierre Tirard, French politician (b. 1827)
  • 1898 Jerome Hopkins, composer, dies at 62
  • 1904 Jack Brown, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1894-99), dies
  • 1906 John H. Ketcham, American politician (b. 1832)
  • 1908 Tomés Estrada Palma, 1st president Cuba (1902-06), dies
  • 1914 Georg Trakl, writer, dies at 27
  • 1918 Wilfred Owens, anti-war poet (Anthem for doomed youth), dies at 25
  • 1921 Takasji Hara, premier of Japan, murdered
  • 1924 Gabriel Urbain Faure, French composer (Requiem), dies at 79
  • 1924 Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (b. 1843)
  • 1931 Charles Buddy Bolden, US jazz musician, dies
  • 1932 Belle Bennett, actress (Iron Mask), dies at 41
  • 1935 Miklos Radnai, composer, dies at 43
  • 1937 Rogelio del Villar, composer, dies at 61
  • 1939 Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer, dies at 69
  • 1940 Manuel Azaña y Diez, Spanish PM (1932..4)/pres (1936-39), dies at 60
  • 1942 Marcel Barger, [Streliskie], cabaret performer, killed in Auschwitz
  • 1950 Grover Cleveland Alexander, American baseball player (b. 1887)
  • 1953 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer, dies at 89
  • 1954 Stig H Dagerman, Swedish author (Burned Child), dies at 31

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1955 Cy Young, American baseball pitcher and MLB all-time wins leader, dies at 88

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young
  • 1956 Art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer, dies at 46
  • 1957 Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer, dies at 78
  • 1957 Shoghi Effendi, Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith (b. 1897)
  • 1965 Krsto Odak, composer, dies at 77
  • 1967 June Thorburn, actress (Tom Thumb), dies in plane crash at 36
  • 1968 Paul JM Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author, dies at 78
  • 1968 Michel Kikoine, Belarusian painter (b. 1892)
  • 1969 Carlos Marighela, Brazilian guerilla, dies in battle
  • 1969 Ferenc Szabo, composer, dies at 66
  • 1973 Karl H Waggerl, Austria author (Green Friends), dies at 75
  • 1974 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop, dies at 62
  • 1975 Sheila Ryan, actress(Song of Texas, Great Guns), dies at 54
  • 1980 Elsie MacGill, Canadian aeronautical engineer (b. 1905)
  • 1982 Dominique Dunne, actress (Poltergeist), murdered by boyfriend at 23
  • 1982 Jacques Tati[scheff], French mime/director, dies at 74
  • 1984 Merie Earle, actress (Maude-Waltons), dies of uremic poisoning at 95
  • 1986 Kurt Hirsch, German mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1987 Raphael Soyer, artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87
  • 1992 Regina Carrol, actress (Jessi's Girl), dies of cancer at 49
  • 1993 Basuki Abdullah, Indonesian painter, murdered at 78
  • 1993 Cliff Young, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), dies in car accident at 29
  • 1993 Cornelis T "Cor" van de Molen, Dutch journalist (Beehive), dies at 62
  • 1993 Ely A Landau, producer (Long Day's Journey), dies of stroke at 73
  • 1993 Jose L Guarner, Spanish movie reviewer, dies at 56
  • 1994 Alexander Hardie Williamson, artist, dies at 87
  • 1994 Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist, dies at 46
  • 1994 Jan Wegter, actor (Pastorale 1943), dies at 64
  • 1994 Sam Francis, US painter (Basel Mural), dies at about 71
  • 1994 Samuel Lewis Francis, painter, dies at 71
  • 1995 Gilles Deleuze, philosopher, dies at 70
  • 1995 Jerome Berger, lawyer/Film producer, dies at 64
  • 1995 Marti Lynne Stringer Caine, singer/comedienne, dies at 50
  • 1995 Paul Eddington, actor (Jim Hacker), dies at 68

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1995 Yitzhak Rabin, PM of Israel, assassinated at 73

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • 1995 Itzhak Rabin, PM of Israel (1968-73), assassinated
  • 1996 Robert Rapoport, social anthropologist, dies at 72
  • 1997 George Chambers, PM of Trinidad & Tobago (1981-86), dies
  • 1997 H Richard Hornberger, surgeon (inspired M*A*S*H), dies at 73
  • 1997 Wally Bruner, journalist (ABC, What's My Line), dies at 66
  • 1999 Malcolm Marshall, Barbadian West Indies cricketer (b. 1958)
  • 2003 Richard Wollheim, British philosopher (b. 1923)
  • 2003 Ken Gampu, South African actor (b. 1929)
  • 2003 Charles Causley, Cornish writer and poet (b. 1917)
  • 2005 Nadia Anjuman, Afghan poet and journalist (b. 1980)
  • 2005 Sheree North, American actress and singer (b. 1932)
  • 2006 Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, American memoirist (Cheaper by the Dozen) (b. 1908)
  • 2006 Frank Arthur Calder, Canadian politician (b. 1915)
  • 2007 Peter Viertel, German-American author and screenwriter (b. 1920)

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2008 Michael Crichton, American author, dies at 66

  • 2008 Juan Camilo Mouriño, Mexican Secretary of the Interior (b. 1971)
  • 2009 Hubertus Brandenburg, Roman Catholic Bishop of Stockholm (b. 1923)

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2010 Sparky Anderson, American baseball manager, dies at 76

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • 2010 Eugénie Blanchard, French supercentenarian (b. 1896)
  • 2010 Michelle Nicastro, American actress and singer (b. 1960)
  • 2011 Andy Rooney, American radio and television writer (b. 1919)
  • 2012 Ted Curson, American jazz trumpeter, dies from a heart attack at 77
  • 2013 Hakon Barfod, Norwegian sailor and Olympic champion, dies at 87