Famous Deaths in 1994 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 1,077

  • Mar 13 Danny Barker, US banjo player/guitarist (Bourbon St Black), dies at 85
  • Mar 13 Edward James "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player
  • Mar 13 Sandra Paretti, romantic novelist, dies at 59
  • Mar 14 Abdelkader Alloula, Algerian playwright, murdered
  • Mar 14 Sally Mary Caroline Belfrage, writer, dies at 57
  • Mar 15 Mae Zetterling, Swedish actress (Night Games), dies at 68
  • Mar 17 Arthur C. Jacobs, Scottish poet, dies at 57
  • Mar 17 Harold Myers, film journalist, dies at 81
  • Mar 17 Mai Zetterling, actress (Night is My Future), dies of cancer at 68
  • Mar 17 Walter Janka, German writer (Troubles with Truth), dies at 79
  • Mar 19 Giuseppe Diana, Italian anti-mafia priest, murdered
  • Mar 19 Jose Coronel Urtecho, poet, dies at 87
  • Mar 20 Lewis Grizzard, American humorist (b. 1946)
  • Mar 21 Dack Rambo, actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies from AIDs at 52
  • Mar 21 Lili Damita, wife of Errol Flynn (Bridge of San Luis Rey), dies at 89
  • Mar 21 Macdonald Carey, American actor (Days of Our Lives, Lock Up), dies of cancer at 81
  • Mar 22 Dan Hartman, American singer-songwriter (Love Sensation), dies of an AIDS-related brain tumor at 43
  • Mar 22 Igor Aleinikov, Russian director (tractors, air crash), dies at 32
  • Mar 22 Luther Diamond, radio Personality, dies at 89
  • Mar 22 Walter Lantz, US cartoonist (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 93
  • Mar 23 Alvara del Portillo, Spanish Opus Dei bishop, dies at 80
  • Mar 23 Giulietta Masina, Italian wife of Federico Fellini/(La Strada), dies at 74
  • Mar 23 Jim Moloney, American actor and writer, dies of Parkinson's disease at 64
  • Mar 23 Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican presidential candidate, assassinated at 44
  • Mar 24 Edith Porada, art historian and archaeologist, dies at 81
  • Mar 24 Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician, assassinated
  • Mar 24 Tommy Benford, jazz drummer, dies at 88
  • Mar 25 David Miles Bensusan-Butt, English economist, dies at 79
  • Mar 25 Michel R Vassallucci, French/Neth publisher (Arena), dies at 32
  • Mar 26 Constantine Koukouchkine, Russ diplomat. murdered in Algeria at 41
  • Mar 26 Jan Bor, Dutch violinist/painter, dies at 83
  • Mar 27 Dennis Hartas, flier, dies at 69
  • Mar 28 Albert Goldman, US rock biographer (Lives of John Lennon, Elvis), dies at 66
  • Mar 28 Eugene Ionesco, playwright (Rhinoceros, Bald Soprano), dies at 84
  • Mar 28 John Logan Gorlay, journalist, dies at 74
  • Mar 29 Bill Travers, actor (Trio, Gorgo, Born Free), dies at 72
  • Mar 29 Paul Grimault, animator, dies at 89
  • Mar 29 William Natcher, (Rep-D-Ky), dies at 84
  • Mar 30 Sid Weiss, American jazz bassist, dies at 79
  • Mar 31 Leon J Ramirez Reine, [Degrelle], Belg/Spanish nazi (Rex), dies at 87
  • Apr 1 Leon Degrelle, Belgium general, dies
  • Apr 1 Robert Doisneau, French photographer (The Kiss), dies at 81
  • Apr 1 Rosalind Laura Burke, aviatrix, dies at 86
  • Apr 1 Stuart Sloan, war hero/test pilot, dies at 72
  • Apr 2 Richard Davies, actor (Pvt Buckaroo), dies of heart attack at 79
  • Apr 3 Betty Furness, actress/news consumer reporter (WNBC), dies at 78
  • Apr 3 Frank G Wells, US company director (Walt Disney Co.), dies in a helicopter crash at 62
  • Apr 3 Jerome Lejeune, French geneticist (Syndrome of Down), dies at 67
  • Apr 3 Pat Harper, NYC news anchor (WPIX, WNBC), dies
  • Apr 4 Olga Lowina, Dutch yodeler (Edelweisskapel), dies at 69
  • Apr 4 Virginia "Ginny" Simms, actress/singer (Kay Kyser Band), dies at 77

  • Apr 5 Andre Victor Tchelistcheff, winemaker, dies at 92
  • Apr 5 Aubrey J Watson Sr, bishop, dies at 65
  • Apr 5 Marlon Riggs, US writer/director/producer (Ethnic notions), dies at 37
  • Apr 5 Roy Smeck, guitarist/banjoist, dies at 94

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Apr 5 Kurt Cobain, grunge rocker (Nirvana), commits suicide by gun at 27 in Seattle, Washington

Rocker Kurt Cobain
Rocker
Kurt Cobain
  • Apr 6 Cyprian Niayamira, president of Burundi (1993-94), assassinated
  • Apr 6 Dick Cary, jazz musician, dies at 77
  • Apr 6 Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society), dies at 75
  • Apr 6 Theo Bosch, humanist/architect (Amsterdam), dies at 54
  • Apr 6 Cyprien Ntaryamira, 5th President of Burundi (1994), assassinated by missile strike on the plane he was travelling on over Kigali, Rwanda at 39

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 6 Juvénal Habyarimana, Rwandan General, Dictator and President of Rwanda (1973-94), assassinated by missile strike on his plane over Kigali, Rwanda at 57

Dictator and President of Rwanda Juvénal Habyarimana
Dictator and President of Rwanda
Juvénal Habyarimana
  • Apr 7 Agathe Uwilingiyimana, Prime Minister of Rwanda (1993-94) and one of the 1st female political figures in Africa, assassinated by the presidential guard in the opening stages of the Rwandan Genocide at 40
  • Apr 7 Angelus Gottfried "Golo" Mann, German/US historian, dies at 85
  • Apr 7 Arthur Gordon Clough, journalist, dies at 59
  • Apr 7 Evert Hartman, Dutch writer (War Without Friends), dies at 56
  • Apr 7 Francois de Grossouvre, President Mitterrand advisor, suicide at 76
  • Apr 7 Albert Guðmundsson, Icelandic footballer and politician (b. 1923)
  • Apr 7 Lee Brilleaux, British R&B-singer/guitarist (Dr Feelgood), dies of lymphoma at 41
  • Apr 8 Irene Eisinger, singer, dies at 91
  • Apr 8 Walter Arnold, Germ theologist (World council of Churches), dies at 64
  • Apr 8 François Rozet, French Canadian actor (b. 1899)
  • Apr 9 Cor van Dis jr. [Cornelis Nicolas van Dis jr.], Dutch politician (1971-94), dies at 71
  • Apr 9 Keith Watson, British comic strip artist (Dan Dare), dies at 59
  • Apr 9 Marcel Ichac, French alpinist/director (Karakoram), dies at 87
  • Apr 9 Raouf Khayrat, Egyptian general-major, murdered
  • Apr 10 James L Lyons, jazz promoter, dies at 77
  • Apr 10 Victor Afanasiev, Rus editor-in-chief of Pravda (1976-89), dies at 71
  • Apr 10 Sam B. Hall, American politician (b. 1924)
  • Apr 11 Johan Block, Dutch aviation pioneer (Martinair/Transavia), dies at 64
  • Apr 12 Harry la Fontaine, Danish/US resistance fighter/producer, dies at 81
  • Apr 12 Jean Carmet, dies at 72
  • Apr 12 Q T Macon, blues vocal/guitar, dies at 60
  • Apr 13 Donald Benjamin Harden, archaeologist, dies at 92
  • Apr 13 Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, actor (Telegram), dies at 83
  • Apr 13 Nikolai Krjoetsjkov, Russian actor (Ballad of Soldatje), dies at 83
  • Apr 13 P.J. Engels, Dutch politician (KVP), dies at 70
  • Apr 13 Rudolf Hrusinsky, Czech actor (Short Cut, Golden Eels), dies at 72
  • Apr 13 Taleb Ali al-Suheil, Iran sheik, murdered in Lebanon at 64
  • Apr 14 Selometsi Baholo, vice-premier of Lesotho, murdered
  • Apr 14 Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani scientist and scholar (b. 1897)
  • Apr 15 John Curry, English figure skater (Oly-gold-76), dies of AIDS at 44
  • Apr 15 Walter Clegg, British politician (C), dies at 73
  • Apr 16 John McLiam, Canadian-born American actor (In Cold Blood), dies of Parkinson's disease at 75
  • Apr 16 Ralph Waldo Ellison, American writer (Invisible Man), dies at 80
  • Apr 16 Ron Vawter, US actor (Roy Cohn, The Silence of the Lambs), dies at 45
  • Apr 16 Samuel "Sam" Selvon, Trinidad-born writer (The Lonley Londoners), dies at 70
  • Apr 17 Peter Hacker, US journalist/actor (NBC, Broadcast News), dies at 69
  • Apr 18 Ken Oosterbroek, South African press photographer, shot dead at 32
  • Apr 19 Frederick Ferrari, crazy Gang Member, dies at 81
  • Apr 19 Larry Davis, blues Singer/Guitarist, dies at 57
  • Apr 19 Louis Simmonds, bookseller, dies at 87
  • Apr 19 Michael Carreras, film Director, dies at 67
  • Apr 19 Michel van Rooy, Dutch actor (Doctor Vlimmen, The Attack), dies at 43
  • Apr 20 Jean Carmet, French actor (Merci la Vie, Le Sucre), dies at 72
  • Apr 21 Clement Merk, animal trainer, dies at 93
  • Apr 22 D Nauta, theologist/church historian/lawyer, dies at 96
  • Apr 22 Denis Pitts, journalist, dies at 64
  • Apr 22 Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist, dies at 80

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 22 Richard Nixon, 37th President (1969-75), dies of a stroke at 81

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Apr 22 Schmidt Hans Burkhardt, artist, dies at 89
  • Apr 23 Cassidy Clinton Cremer, author (John Cremer), murdered at 30
  • Apr 23 Cecile Dreesmann, son of Anton Dreesmann, dies at 74
  • Apr 25 David Langton, British actor (Upstairs Downstairs), dies at 82
  • Apr 25 George Gennimatas, Greek minister of National Economy, dies at 55
  • Apr 25 Talaat Yassin Hamman, militant Muslim leader, shot dead at 32
  • Apr 26 Masutatsu Oyama, Founder of Japanese Kyokushin Karate (b. 1927)
  • Apr 27 Jerome Lejeune, physiologist, dies at 69
  • Apr 27 John Preston, American writer (Gay House, Big Gay Book), dies at 48
  • Apr 27 Lynne Frederick Unger, actress (Trail of Pink Panther), dies at 39
  • Apr 29 Bill Quinn, US actor (Quinn Brothers, Birds, Lucky Stiff), dies at 81
  • Apr 29 Oscar Sheldon A Williams, artist/critic, dies at 74
  • Apr 30 David Langton, dies of a heart at 81
  • Apr 30 Ferdinando Scarfiotti, Italian set designer (Last Emperor), dies at 53
  • Apr 30 Geoffery Michael Roberts, vintner, dies at 46
  • Apr 30 Richard McClure Scarry, US kid book illustrator/writer, dies at 74
  • Apr 30 Roland Ratzenberger, Austrian race car driver, dies in crash at 31
  • May 1 Ayrton Senna, Brazilian Grand prix driver, dies in crash at 34
  • May 2 Louis Calaferte, writer (Requiem of the Innocents), dies at 65
  • May 2 Wilson Charles Geoffery Baldwin, hero, dies at 75
  • May 3 Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, mayor of Maarn, dies at 78
  • May 3 Haty Tegelaar-Boonacker, Dutch politician (CDA), dies at 63
  • May 3 Milford Dolliole, pioneer jazz drummer, dies at 90
  • May 3 Richard Scarry, author/illustrator of children's books, dies at 74
  • May 4 Karl Francis Hettinger, onion Field survivor, dies at 59
  • May 5 Hein Salomonson, architect, dies at about 83
  • May 5 Joe Layton, director (Richard Pryor Live on Sunset Strip), dies at 63
  • May 6 Fred Sadoff, actor (Quiet American), dies of AIDS at 67
  • May 6 Haskell "Cool Papa" Sadler, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 59
  • May 6 Helen Lessore, English artist, dies at 86
  • May 6 Montague Modlyn, broadcaster, dies at 72
  • May 6 Moses Rosen, Romania's chief rabbi, dies at 81
  • May 7 Clement Greenberg, US art critic (Art & Culture), dies at 85
  • May 7 Margaret Skeete, oldest American, dies at 115
  • May 8 Cobina W "Coby" Molenaar, peace activist, dies at 88
  • May 8 George Peppard, actor (Breakfast at Tiffanys, A-Team), dies at 65
  • May 8 Rupert Haselden, journalist/screenwriter, dies at 36
  • May 8 Steven Keats, American actor (Death Wish), dies of apparent suicide at 48
  • May 9 Elias Motsoaledi, South African freedom fighter (b. 1924)

BattleExecution

May 10 John Wayne Gacy, mass murderer, executed in Illinois at 52

Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Serial Killer
John Wayne Gacy
  • May 10 Lucebert [J Swaanswijk], poet/cartoonist (PC Hooft 1967), dies at 69
  • May 10 Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author, dies at 81
  • May 11 Alfred James Broomhall, methodist Missionary, dies at 82
  • May 11 Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 68
  • May 11 Leonard Friedman, British-Lithuanian violinist (Scottish Baroque Ensemble), dies at 63
  • May 11 Lewis B Puller, American writer (Pulitzer 1992), commits suicide at 48
  • May 11 Timothy Carey, American actor (Paths of Glory, The Killing), dies of stroke at 65
  • May 12 Alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur, dies at 91
  • May 12 David Brooks, psychologist, dies at 91
  • May 12 Helen Lee Mai, Hong Kong actress, dies at 63
  • May 12 John Smith, British Labour Party chairman (1992-94), dies at 55
  • May 12 Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (9 Tests for South Africa, 22 wkts), dies
  • May 12 Erik Erikson, American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who coined the phrase "identity crisis", dies at 91
  • May 13 Arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist, dies at 77
  • May 13 Duncan Hamilton, driver, dies at 74
  • May 13 Ruth Gillette, actress (Wild Gold), dies of cancer at 88
  • May 14 Leonard Teale, Australian actor/reciter (Homicide), dies
  • May 15 Frederik baron van Pallandt, Danish singer (Nina & F), murdered at 61
  • May 15 Gilbert Roland, Mexican/US actor (Armand in Camille), dies at 88
  • May 15 Ronnie Potsdammer, Dutch singer, songwriter and programmer, dies at 71
  • May 15 Royal Dano, actor (Ghoulies 2), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • May 15 [Henry] John Baker, resistance fighter/journalist (Slogan), dies at 79
  • May 16 Alain Cuny, French actor (Lovers, Emanuelle, Camille Claudel), dies at 85
  • May 16 Barbara Jean Jones, fictional character on General Hospital, dies at 7
  • May 16 Phani Majumdar, film director, dies at 82
  • May 16 Vasek Simek, Czech/US actor (Green Card, Mistress), dies at 66
  • May 17 Alain Cuny, [René X Marie], French actor (La Dolce Vita), dies at 85
  • May 17 Andrew Brown, film Producer, dies at 55
  • May 17 Donald Keith Falkner, singer, dies at 94
  • May 17 Willian Noel Moffet, architect, dies at 82
  • May 19 Henry Morgan, TV panalist (To Tell the Truth), dies of cancer at 74

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May 19 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American 1st lady (1961-63), dies of cancer at 64

  • May 19 Jacques Cesar Ellul, writer, dies at 82
  • May 19 Luis Ocana, Span cyclist (Tour de France 1973), commits suicide at 48
  • May 20 Dallas Pratt, American collector (The American Museum in Britain), dies at 79
  • May 20 Ronald Russell, actor/manager (We Are Angels), dies at 83
  • May 20 Vivien John, English painter and daughter of Augustus John, dies at 79
  • May 21 Cliff Wilson, snooker player, dies at 60
  • May 21 Forsyth Hardy, documentary film pioneer, dies at 84
  • May 21 Giovanni Goria, PM of Italy (1987-88), dies
  • May 21 John Henry Weidner, Dutch/US resistance fighter, dies at 81
  • May 22 Frederick Hemming McClintock, criminologist, dies at 68
  • May 22 Mitacq, [Michel Tacq], Belgium comic strip artist (Beaver Patrol), dies
  • May 23 Carl Althoff, German circus director, dies at 82
  • May 23 Joe Pass, US jazz guitarist (The Trio), dies at 65
  • May 23 Ray Candy, American professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 42
  • May 24 Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Bird House), dies at 48
  • May 24 John Barrington Wain, author, dies at 69
  • May 24 Sandor Lakatos, Hungarian violist/orchestra leader, dies at 69
  • May 24 Yehuda Mor-Mirkovsky, Israeli kibbutz-founder, dies at 96