Famous Deaths in November 1960

  • Nov 2 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 3 Paul Willis, American actor (b. 1901)
  • Nov 3 Harold Spencer Jones, London, English Astronomer and 10th astronomer royal of England whose work led to a more accurate determination of the distance between the Earth and the Sun
  • Nov 5 August Gailit, Estonian writer (Ekke Moor), dies at 69
  • Nov 5 Johnny Horton, American country and rockabilly singer (The Battle of New Orleans), dies in a car accident at 33
  • Nov 5 Mack Sennett, director/producer (Keystone Cops), dies
  • Nov 5 Ward Bond, actor (Wagon Train), dies of heart attack at 57
  • Nov 6 Erich Raeder, German grand admiral (b. 1876)
  • Nov 7 Alvin Carter, vocalist (Carter Family), dies at 69

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Nov 8 Otto Frederick Rohwedder, American engineer (invented the bread-slicing machine), dies at 80

  • Nov 10 Isadore Freed, composer, dies at 60
  • Nov 12 John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies
  • Nov 14 Walter Catlett, actor (Climax), dies of a stroke at 71

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Nov 16 Clark Gable, actor (Gone With the Wind), dies at 59

  • Nov 19 Phyllis Haver, actress (Don Juan), commits suicide at 61
  • Nov 20 Ya'akov Cahan, Hebrew poet and writer, dies at 79
  • Nov 24 Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, zionist/socialist theorist, dies at 82
  • Nov 24 Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (b. 1882)
  • Nov 27 Dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40), dies at 89
  • Nov 27 Frederick Fane, cricketer (682 runs in 14 Tests for Eng 1905-10), dies
  • Nov 28 Richard N Wright, US author (Native son), dies at 52 in Paris France