Famous Deaths in 1966 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 263 of 263

  • Oct 1 Albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies
  • Oct 4 Sherman Billingsley, talk show host (Stork Club), dies at 66
  • Oct 6 Sydney Chatton, dies of heart attack at 48
  • Oct 7 Johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash
  • Oct 7 Smiley Lewis, [Overton Amos Lemons], rocker, dies at 46

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Oct 10 Charlotte Cooper, English tennis champion and the 1st female Olympic champion in 1900, dies at 96

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • Oct 12 Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 13 Clifton Webb, American actor (Razor's Edge), dies of a heart attack at 76
  • Oct 13 Father Marriott, cricketer (one Test for England, 11 wickets), dies
  • Oct 14 Arcady Dubensky, composer, dies at 75
  • Oct 16 George O'Hara, American actor (b. 1899)
  • Oct 17 Soledad Jiménez, Spanish actress (Kid Galahad, The Phantom of the Range), dies at 92
  • Oct 17 Wieland Wagner, German opera director, dies
  • Oct 18 Bill Nestell, US actor (Dangerous Venture), dies of heart attack at 73
  • Oct 18 Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant and philanthropist (Kmart), dies at 99
  • Oct 19 Elizabeth Arden, US cosmetic manufacturer, dies
  • Oct 21 Gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95
  • Oct 22 Hewlett Johnson [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop, dies at 92
  • Oct 23 Claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88
  • Oct 24 Sofya Yanovskaya, Russian mathematician (b. 1896)
  • Oct 26 Alma Cogan, English singer (b. 1932)
  • Oct 27 Nigel Haig, cricketer (England pace bowler in 5 Tests 1921-30), dies
  • Oct 29 [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Manner Kater), dies at 83
  • Oct 30 Yórgos Theotokás, Greek novelist (b. 1906)
  • Nov 2 Mississippi John Hurt, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 73
  • Nov 2 Sadao Araki, Japanese General, Minister of War (1931-34), dies at 89
  • Nov 2 Peter Debye, Dutch-American Physical Chemist (Nobel 1936), dies at 82
  • Nov 3 Eric Spear, British composer for film and TV (Coronation Street theme)
  • Nov 7 Rube Bressler, Baseball player (b. 1894)
  • Nov 8 Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist, dies at 75
  • Nov 12 Quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69
  • Nov 15 Dimitrios Tofalos, Greek weightlifter (b. 1877)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 16 Cluny MacPherson, Canadian inventor of the gas mask, dies at 87

  • Nov 18 Bela Tardos, Hungarian composer, dies at 56
  • Nov 18 Jean Peugeot, French auto manufacturer, dies
  • Nov 22 Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles, dies
  • Nov 23 Seán T. O'Kelly, Irish politician and President of Ireland (1945-59), dies at 84
  • Nov 26 Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35
  • Nov 26 Siegfried Kracauer, writer, dies at 77
  • Nov 28 Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63
  • Dec 2 Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85
  • Dec 5 Sylvère Maes, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1936 and 1939), dies at 57
  • Dec 6 Hermann Heiss, composer, dies at 68
  • Dec 8 Ward Morehouse, American theater critic and newspaper columnist (b. 1899)
  • Dec 9 Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79
  • Dec 10 Boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 13 Charles Watts, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer
  • Dec 14 Emma Dunn, actress (You Can't Fool Your Wife), dies at 91
  • Dec 14 Richard Whorf, actor (Chain Lightning), dies of heart attack at 60
  • Dec 14 Verna Felton, actress (Hilda-December Bride), dies at 76

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 15 Walt Disney, animator and producer (co-founder of Walt Disney Co), dies of lung cancer at 65

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney

  • Dec 17 Gustaf Paulson, composer, dies at 68
  • Dec 18 Gene Gauntier, dies in Cuernavaca Mexico
  • Dec 19 Ehm Welk [Thomas Trimm], German writer, dies at 82
  • Dec 23 Hv Doderer, writer, dies at 70
  • Dec 23 Robert Keith, actor (Battle Circus, Men in War), dies at 68
  • Dec 24 Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer, dies at 69
  • Dec 26 Klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, Dutch author (Poverty), dies at 91
  • Dec 26 Noel Gallon, French composer, dies at 75
  • Dec 27 Guillermo Stábile, Argentine footballer (b. 1906)
  • Dec 30 Christian A Herter, US Min of Foreign affairs (1959-61), dies at 71
  • Dec 31 Chief Nipo Strongheart, Native American actor (Pony Soldier), dies at 75
  • Dec 31 Pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of Dutch Race), dies