Famous Deaths in September 1945

  • Sep 1 Jacobus W G Balfoort, Dutch actor (Heimwee, Head On), dies at 57
  • Sep 6 John S. Mccain Snr., US admiral, (WW II-Pacific Ocean), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Sep 10 Vaino Raitio, composer, dies at 54
  • Sep 15 Anton Friedrich Wilhelm von Webern, Austrian composer, dies at 61
  • Sep 15 André Tardieu, Prime Minister of France (b. 1876)
  • Sep 16 John "Pa" van de Steur, philanthropist (Java), dies at 80
  • Sep 16 John McCormack, Irish singer (Irish national anthem/folk songs), dies
  • Sep 18 "Blind" Willie Johnson American blues/spiritual singer and guitarist (b. 1897)
  • Sep 20 William Buehler Seabrook, Writer, journalist, occultist and explorer (b. 1884)
  • Sep 20 Augusto Tasso Fragoso, Brazilian president (b. 1869)

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Sep 20 Eduard Wirths, Nazi physician at Auschwitz, commits suicide at 36

Nazi Physician Eduard Wirths
Nazi Physician
Eduard Wirths
  • Sep 24 Hans Geiger, German physicist (co-inventor of the Geiger counter), dies at 62
  • Sep 25 Charles A Ellwood, US sociologist/psychologist, dies at 72
  • Sep 26 Béla Bartok, Hungarian pianist and composer (Concerto for Orchestra), dies at 64
  • Sep 26 R Beer-Hofmann, writer, dies at 78