Famous Deaths in 1974 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 307 of 307

  • Aug 22nd Jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66
  • Aug 22nd Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Aug 23rd Roberto Assagioli, Italian psychiatrist (b. 1888)
  • Aug 24th Alexander de Seversky, Russian-American aviation pioneer (b. 1894)

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Aug 26th Charles Lindbergh, US aviator, dies at 72

  • Aug 30th Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Leeuwenhoek), dies at 87
  • Aug 31st William Pershing Benedict, American pilot
  • Aug 31st Norman Kirk, New Zealand prime minister (b. 1923
  • Sep 3rd Harry Partch, American composer (b. 1901)
  • Sep 4th Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59
  • Sep 4th Marcel Achard, French dramatist (La forges the Paris), dies at 75
  • Sep 4th Lewi Pethrus, Swedish politician (b. 1884)
  • Sep 6th Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75
  • Sep 6th Otto Kruger, actor (Lux Video Theater), dies on 89th birthday
  • Sep 8th Robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79
  • Sep 9th Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55
  • Sep 11th Víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member
  • Sep 14th Barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66
  • Sep 14th Pieter Y Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer, dies at 95
  • Sep 14th Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], actress (Follow the Leader), dies at 70
  • Sep 14th Warren Hull, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World), dies at 71
  • Sep 18th Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74
  • Sep 19th Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63
  • Sep 20th Carlyle Blackwell Jr, entertainer, dies at 61
  • Sep 20th Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer (La Chanson d'Eve), dies at 88

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

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

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

Famous Clown Coco the Clown
Famous Clown
Coco the Clown
  • Sep 25th William Sloane, publisher/writer ("Edge of Running Water"), dies
  • Sep 27th Silvio Frondizi, Argentine lawyer, assassinated by the Triple A(b. 1907)
  • Sep 28th Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88
  • Sep 29th John Smallenbroek, Dutch Internal minister, dies at 72
  • Sep 30th Carlos Prats, Chilean Constitutionalist General, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor
  • Oct 1st Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (b. 1901)
  • Oct 2nd Ina Seidel, writer, dies at 89
  • Oct 4th Anne Sexton, US poetess (Pulitzer 1967), dies at 45
  • Oct 6th Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian Formula One driver (b. 1948)

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Oct 9th Oskar Schindler, German businessman (b. 1908)

Industrialist Oskar Schindler
Oskar Schindler
  • Oct 10th Marie Luise Kaschnitz, writer, dies at 73
  • Oct 12th Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 13th Ed Sullivan, TV host (Ed Sullivan Show, Toast of the Town), dies at 73
  • Oct 16th Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, noted Carnatic musician (b. 1895)
  • Oct 17th René A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillean poet, dies at 57
  • Oct 24th David Oistrach, Russian violinist, dies at 65
  • Oct 29th Victor E van Vriesland, poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), dies at 82
  • Nov 1st Ralf Harolde, actor (Safe, Framed, Stolen Harmony), dies at 75
  • Nov 4th Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop, dies at 62
  • Nov 5th Stafford Repp, actor (Chief O'Hara-Batman), dies at 56
  • Nov 7th Rodolfo Acosta, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw), dies at 54
  • Nov 7th Eric Linklater, British author (b. 1899)
  • Nov 8th Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker, dies at 60
  • Nov 9th Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist, dies at 89
  • Nov 11th Alfonso Leng, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 11th Jane Ace, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 74
  • Nov 12th Charles Quinlivan, actor (7 Guns to Mesa), dies at 50
  • Nov 13th Karen Silkwood, killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances
  • Nov 13th Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor/director (Boccacio 70), dies
  • Nov 14th Johnny Mack Brown, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), dies at 70
  • Nov 15th James Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday
  • Nov 16th Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91
  • Nov 17th Clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87
  • Nov 19th George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902)
  • Nov 21st Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
  • Nov 23rd Cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54
  • Nov 23rd Pall Isolfsson, composer, dies at 81
  • Nov 25th Nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26
  • Nov 25th Rosemary Lane, actress (Chatterbox, 4 Wives), dies at 61
  • Nov 25th [Sithu] U Thant, UN Sec-General (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65
  • Nov 26th Cyril Connolly, English intellectual (b. September 10, 1903)
  • Nov 27th Louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49
  • Nov 29th Haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85
  • Nov 29th Ouida Bergere, scriptwriter, dies at 88
  • Nov 29th James J. Braddock, American heavyweight boxer (b. 1905)
  • Dec 1st Lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83
  • Dec 1st Stephen Gill Spottswood, US bishop/chairman (NAACP), dies at 77
  • Dec 2nd Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 2nd Max Weber, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1897)
  • Dec 4th Lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36
  • Dec 5th Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87
  • Dec 5th Henry Wadsworth, actor (Applause, Ceiling Zero), dies at 72
  • Dec 5th Pietro Germi, actor/director (Serafino, Climax), dies at 60
  • Dec 9th George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies
  • Dec 9th Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, composer, dies at 64
  • Dec 10th Paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50
  • Dec 11th Reed Hadley, actor (Racket Squad, Public Defender), dies at 63
  • Dec 13th Rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66

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Dec 14th Walter Lippmann, American journalist (Public Opinion), dies at 85

Writer and Political Commentator Walter Lippmann
Writer and Political Commentator
Walter Lippmann
  • Dec 15th Erich Walter Sternberg, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 15th Anatole Litvak, Ukrainian-born screenwriter and film producer (b. 1902)
  • Dec 16th Kostas Varnalis, writer, dies
  • Dec 18th Harry Hooper, American baseball player (b. 1887)
  • Dec 20th Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69
  • Dec 21st Richard Long, actor (Nanny & Professor), dies at 47
  • Dec 21st James Henry Govier, British artist (b. 1910)
  • Dec 22nd Fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70
  • Dec 22nd Lorraine Gauguin, entertainer, dies at 50
  • Dec 22nd Richard Long, actor (Prof-Nanny & Professor), dies at 47
  • Dec 24th Tilly Losch, actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70
  • Dec 26th Jack Benny, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 80
  • Dec 26th Knudage Riisager, composer, dies at 77
  • Dec 26th Robert Levine Sanders, composer, dies at 68
  • Dec 26th Farid al-Atrash, Arab composer, singer, virtuoso oud player, and actor (b. 1915)
  • Dec 27th Amy Vanderbilt, American authority on etiquette, dies of multiple fractures of the skull at 66
  • Dec 27th Raymond Glenn, actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones), dies at 76