Famous Deaths in September 1974

  • 3rd Harry Partch, American composer (b. 1901)
  • 4th Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59
  • 4th Marcel Achard, French dramatist (La forges the Paris), dies at 75
  • 4th Lewi Pethrus, Swedish politician (b. 1884)
  • 6th Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75
  • 6th Otto Kruger, actor (Lux Video Theater), dies on 89th birthday
  • 8th Robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79
  • 9th Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55
  • 11th Víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member
  • 14th Barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66
  • 14th Pieter Y Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer, dies at 95
  • 14th Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], actress (Follow the Leader), dies at 70
  • 14th Warren Hull, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World), dies at 71
  • 18th Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74
  • 19th Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63
  • 20th Carlyle Blackwell Jr, entertainer, dies at 61
  • 20th Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer (La Chanson d'Eve), dies at 88

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21st Jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls), dies of cancer at 53

  • 21st Walter Brennan, American actor (Real McCoys, At Gun Point), dies at 80
  • 23rd Cliff Arquette, American comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68
  • 23rd Gerhard Nebel, German writer, dies at 70
  • 23rd Robbie Mcintosh, drummer (Average White Band), overdoses at 24

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25th Coco the Clown, [Nikolai Poliakoff], dies at 73

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  • 25th William Sloane, publisher/writer ("Edge of Running Water"), dies
  • 27th Silvio Frondizi, Argentine lawyer, assassinated by the Triple A(b. 1907)
  • 28th Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88
  • 29th John Smallenbroek, Dutch Internal minister, dies at 72
  • 30th Carlos Prats, Chilean Constitutionalist General, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor