Famous Deaths in 1945 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 224 of 224

  • Nov 11 Jerome Kern, US composer (Sally, Leave it to Jane), dies at 60
  • Nov 16 Kaarlo Sarkia, Finnish poet (Kohtalon Vaaka), dies at 43
  • Nov 20 Francis William Aston, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1877)
  • Nov 21 Robert Benchley, US humorist (My 10 years in a quandary), dies at 56
  • Nov 28 Dwight Davis, donator of tennis' Davis Cup, dies
  • Dec 1 Harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer, dies at 64
  • Dec 4 Thomas Hunt Morgan, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1866)
  • Dec 10 Theodor Dannecker, SS officer (b. 1913)
  • Dec 11 Charles Fabry, French physicist (b. 1867)
  • Dec 13 Robert van Genechten, Dutch Nazi (NSB), commits suicide
  • Dec 13 Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 13 Elisabeth Volkenrath, supervisor at concentration camps (b. 1919)
  • Dec 14 Constantino Gaito, composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 14 Forrester Harvey, actor (Tarzan & Mate, Chump at Oxford), dies at 61
  • Dec 14 Henry van Goudoever, Dutch lawyer/judge, dies on his 69th birthday
  • Dec 14 Josef Kramer, known as "beast of Belsen," & 10 others, hanged
  • Dec 16 Fumimaro Konu, Japanese prince/PM (1937-39, 40-41), commits harakiri
  • Dec 20 Charles Eady, cricketer (Tasmanian player for Aust 1896-1901), dies

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Dec 21 George S. Patton, American WWII general (Sicily, Italy and Normandy) known as "Old Blood & Guts", dies of congestive heart failure at 60

US WWII General George S. Patton
US WWII General
George S. Patton
  • Dec 22 Otto Neurath, Austrian/British philosopher, dies at 63
  • Dec 23 Mogens Klitgaard, Danish author (Brunkul), dies at 39
  • Dec 24 Francisco Pujol, composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 28 Theodore Dreiser, novelist (An American Tragedy), dies at 74
  • Dec 31 Donald Douglas II, dies at 40