Famous Deaths in September 1976

  • Sep 2 Stanisław Grochowiak, Polish writer (b. 1934)
  • Sep 5 A E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies
  • Sep 8 Assen Karastoyanov, composer, dies at 83
  • Sep 8 Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer, dies at 81

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Sep 9 Mao Zedong, Chinese revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), dies of a heart attack at 82

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • Sep 10 Dalton Trumbo, US writer, director (Johnny Got His Gun), dies at 70
  • Sep 10 Dorothy Devore, actress (Newscast, Senor Daredevil), dies at 77
  • Sep 10 George Baxter, actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged), dies at 71
  • Sep 10 Mordecai Johnson, 1st African American president of Howard U, dies at 86
  • Sep 11 Jan Kunc, Czech composer (Czech State Anthem), dies at 93
  • Sep 13 Albert Tessier, French Canadian priest, historian and filmmaker (b. 1895)
  • Sep 13 Armand Mondou, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1905)
  • Sep 20 Johan Boskamp, opera singer/actor, dies at 83
  • Sep 21 Orlando Letelier, minister Chile, dies
  • Sep 24 Bruno VeSota, actor/director (Chopper, Teenage Doll), dies at 54
  • Sep 24 Romney Brent, actor/writer (Dinner at the Ritz), dies at 74
  • Sep 26 Lavoslav Ružička, Croatian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1887)
  • Sep 30 Louis Fourestier, composer, dies at 84