Famous Deaths in 1996 (Part 5)

Deaths 801 - 1,000 of 1,166

  • Sep 1 George Levy, antique dealer/heritage campaigner, dies at 69
  • Sep 1 Vagn Holmboe, composer, dies at 86
  • Sep 2 Ljuba Welitsch, opera singer, dies at 83
  • Sep 2 Cyril Reuben, violinist, dies at 69
  • Sep 2 Emily Kngwarreye, artist, dies at 86
  • Sep 2 Kenneth M Stewart, euro MP for Merseyside West, dies at 71
  • Sep 2 Otto Luening, composer, dies at 96
  • Sep 2 Paddy Clift, cricketer (Rhod & Leicester all-rounder 1970-88), dies
  • Sep 3 John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate, dies at 56
  • Sep 3 Julian Amery, British conservative politician and minister, dies at 77
  • Sep 3 Robert Croften Brown, politician, dies at 75
  • Sep 4 Sam Cook, cricketer (Gloucestershire slow bowler with one Test for England), dies
  • Sep 5 Leonard Katzman, TV producer, dies at 69
  • Sep 5 Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby intl/journalist, dies at 67
  • Sep 5 Rose Isabel Williams, sister of Tennessee Williams, dies at 86
  • Sep 6 William James Moyce, armaments scientist, dies at 82
  • Sep 7 Niccolo Castiglioni, composer, dies at 64
  • Sep 8 Elizabeth Eyre de Lanaux, designer artist/writer, dies at 102
  • Sep 9 Bill Monroe, bluegrass vocalist (created bluegrass music), dies at 84
  • Sep 9 Edward Greenall, businessman/sportsman, dies at 67
  • Sep 9 Jack Pepys, immunologist, dies at 82
  • Sep 9 Ruggero Mastroianni, film editor, dies at 66
  • Sep 9 William Smith Monroe, bluegrass musician, dies at 84
  • Sep 10 Ray Coleman, British music journalist and biographer, dies at 59
  • Sep 10 Hans List, Austrian scientist and inventor (b. 1896)
  • Sep 11 Guido Aristarco, film critic, dies at 77
  • Sep 11 JoAnne Dru, actress (Sylvia, Drango), dies of lymphedema at 73
  • Sep 11 Peter Phillips, printer, dies at 61
  • Sep 12 Ernesto Geisel, milt president of Brazil (1974-79), dies at 89
  • Sep 12 Geoffrey Bryan Bentley, moral theologian, dies at 87
  • Sep 12 George Patrick Reid, schoolkeeper, dies at 59
  • Sep 12 James Gulliver, businessman, dies at 66
  • Sep 12 Lloyd Turner, journalist, dies at 57
  • Sep 12 Oscar Michael Moore, journalist, dies at 36
  • Sep 12 Richard Maling Barrer, chemist, dies at 86
  • Sep 12 Ricardo López, Uruguayan-born American stalker of Björk, commits suicide aged 21
  • Sep 13 Anthony Nicholas Maria Wahl, historian, dies at 68
  • Sep 13 Cesar Mendoza, general of Military junta of Chile (1973-85), dies
  • Sep 13 Jane Baxter, actress (We Live Again, Blossom Time), dies at 87
  • Sep 13 Silas Roy Crain, singer/songwriter, dies at 85

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Sep 13 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), dies of internal bleeding after a drive by shotting at 25

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur
  • Sep 14 Clive Beadon, British RAF Wing Commander and pilot (WWII), dies at 77
  • Sep 14 Joe Elsby Martin, boxing coach, dies at 80
  • Sep 14 Juliet Prowse, actress/dancer (Mona McCluskey), dies at 59
  • Sep 15 Brother Eugene Gerard Salois, teacher, dies at 76
  • Sep 15 George Scheuer, writer/journalist, dies at 80
  • Sep 15 Hilary Preston, editor, dies at 88
  • Sep 15 Joan Perry Cohn Harvey, actress (Hands of a Stranger), dies at 85
  • Sep 15 Peter Michael Grayson, British showman, dies at 70
  • Sep 16 Andrew MacElhone, bar owner, dies at 73
  • Sep 16 Gene Nelson, actor/dancer (SOB, Purple Hills, Starlift), dies at 76
  • Sep 16 McGeorge Bundy, US national security advisor (1961-66), dies at 77
  • Sep 17 Jessie "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" Hill, jazz musician, dies at 63
  • Sep 17 Spiro Theodore Agnew, US VP (1969-73), dies at 77
  • Sep 19 Douglas Hyde, socialist/Christian, dies at 85
  • Sep 19 Timothy Nicholson, journalist, dies at 32
  • Sep 20 Max Manus, resistance fighter, dies at 82
  • Sep 20 Murtaza Bhutto, politician, dies at 42
  • Sep 20 Paul Draper, dancer, dies at 87
  • Sep 20 Paul Erdos, mathematician, dies of heart attack at 83
  • Sep 20 Paul Weston, American arranger and bandleader "the Father of Mood Music", dies at 84
  • Sep 21 John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher, dies at 42
  • Sep 21 Julius Silverman, politician, dies at 90
  • Sep 21 Sabine Zlatin, Polish-born French nurse, who tried save Izieu children from Nazis, dies at 89
  • Sep 22 Dorothy Lamour, actress (Road to Bali, Road to Rio), dies at 81
  • Sep 22 Ludmilla Chiraeff, ballet dancer, dies at 72
  • Sep 22 Mohammed Ben Amhed Abdelghani, PM of Algeria (1979-84), dies
  • Sep 23 Denis Dowling, baritone, dies at 86
  • Sep 23 Jack Newman, cricketer (NZ left-arm pacer 1932-33), dies at 94
  • Sep 23 Stuart Pigott, archaeologist, dies at 86
  • Sep 23 Fujiko F. Fujio, Japanese cartoonist (b. 1933)
  • Sep 24 Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, egyptologist, dies at 87
  • Sep 24 Mark Frankel, actor (Solitaire for 2, Simon-Sisters), dies at 34
  • Sep 24 Pavel Anatolievich Sudoplatov, spy, dies at 89
  • Sep 25 Betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator, dies at 80
  • Sep 25 Nicu Ceaușescu, youngest child of Romanian Communist Dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu and considered the President's heir apparent, dies of cirrhosis at 45
  • Sep 26 Geoffrey Wilkinson, chemist, dies at 75
  • Sep 26 George Henderson, priest/politician, dies at 74
  • Sep 26 Mark Frankel, actor (Leon the Pig Farmer), dies on motorcycle at 34
  • Sep 27 Mohammed Najibullah, politician, dies at 55
  • Sep 27 Najibullah, President of Afghanistan Democratic Party (1986-90), executed
  • Sep 28 Bob Gibson, American folk musician, dies at 64
  • Sep 29 Shūsaku Endō, Japanese writer ("Sea & Poison", "Silence"), dies at 73
  • Sep 29 Ethel Jane Cain, original UK Speaking Clock voice, dies at 87
  • Sep 29 Leslie Crowther, entertainer, dies at 63>>
  • Sep 30 Aubrey Brabazon, jockey/trainer, dies at 76
  • Sep 30 Elizabeth Gille, writer translator/editor, dies at 59
  • Sep 30 Frances Lear, writer, dies at 73
  • Sep 30 Kenneth Muir, english scholar, dies at 89
  • Sep 30 Udom Patpongsiri, property developer, dies at 79
  • Oct 1 Joonas Kokkonen, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 1 Patrick McGeown, politician, dies at 40
  • Oct 2 Andrey Lukanov, PM of Bulgaria (1990), assassinated at 58
  • Oct 2 Frideswide Frances Emma Knight, musician/socialist, dies at 85
  • Oct 2 Ivan Mark Waller, mountaineer, dies at 89
  • Oct 2 Robert Bourassa, PM of province of Quebec (1970-76, 85-93), dies at 63
  • Oct 2 Ronald John Bilsland Colville, businessman, dies at 79
  • Oct 2 Sybil Marion Rosenfeld, theatre historian, dies at 93
  • Oct 3 Denis Frank Owen, Natural historian, dies at 65
  • Oct 3 Eustace Wenworth Roskill, law lord, dies at 85
  • Oct 3 Thomas ap Rees, British botanist, dies in a cycling accident at 65
  • Oct 3 Tony Parker, oral historian, dies at 73
  • Oct 4 Martyn Harris, journalist, dies at 43
  • Oct 4 Silvio Piola, footballer, dies at 83
  • Oct 4 Tim N Gidal Gidalewitsch, photojournalist, dies at 87
  • Oct 5 Catherine Elizabeth Pennington, personal assistant, dies at 77
  • Oct 5 Seymour Cray, American inventor (Cray Research, Cray I supercomputer), dies after a car accident at 71
  • Oct 6 Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner, dies at 57
  • Oct 6 Ted Bessell, director/actor (That Girl), dies of an aneurism at 61
  • Oct 7 Charles Wegg Solicitor-Prosser, dies at 86
  • Oct 8 Geoffrey Finsberg, politician, dies at 70
  • Oct 8 Harold Watkins Shaw, musicologist, dies at 85
  • Oct 8 Joseph Roy George Ralston, pilot, dies at 81
  • Oct 8 Susan Gautier-Smith, British TV producer, dies of heart failure at 33
  • Oct 8 William Prince, actor (Ken Baxter-Another World), dies at 83
  • Oct 9 Alan Charles Downes, cameraman, dies at 58
  • Oct 9 Harvey Vernon, actor (Jasper-Carter Country), dies at 69
  • Oct 9 Nigel Thomas Loveridge Fisher, politician, dies at 83
  • Oct 9 Richard Clarkson, aerodynamicist, dies at 94
  • Oct 10 Dick Pickering, trade unionist, dies at 54
  • Oct 10 Hugh Stirling Mackenzie, submariner, dies at 83
  • Oct 10 John Hillaby, writer/traveller, dies at 79
  • Oct 10 Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey, dies at 72
  • Oct 10 Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist, dies at 65
  • Oct 11 Arthur Walter Lucas, picture restorer, dies at 80
  • Oct 11 Edith Tilton Penrose, American-born British economist (The Theory of the Growth of the Firm), dies at 81
  • Oct 11 Johnny Costa, jazz pianist (Mr Rogers), dies at 74
  • Oct 11 Keith Boyce, cricketer (West Indies all-rounder 1969-76), dies of chronic cirrhosis of the liver at 53
  • Oct 11 Terry Patchett, politician, dies at 56
  • Oct 11 William Vickrey, economist, dies at 82
  • Oct 11 Lars Ahlfors, Finnish mathematician (b. 1907)
  • Oct 12 David Gilroy Bevan, politician, dies at 86
  • Oct 12 Jack Robertson, cricketer (Midsex & Eng open bat 11 Tests), dies at 79
  • Oct 12 Pavel Alexandrovich Solovyov, aero-engine designer, dies at 79
  • Oct 12 Trevor Illtyd williams, scientific writer, dies at 75
  • Oct 12 Vernon Elliott, British composer and bassoonist, dies at 84
  • Oct 13 Albert Hughes Williams, teacher/historian, dies at 89
  • Oct 13 Beryl Reid, actress (Yellowbeard, Psychomania), dies at 76
  • Oct 13 Henri Nannen, journalist, dies at 82
  • Oct 13 Rene Lacoste, tennis player, dies at 92
  • Oct 14 Laura La Plante, screen actress (Show Boat, Scandal), dies at 91
  • Oct 14 William John Raff Hooper, cartoonist, dies at 80
  • Oct 15 Bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer, dies at 69
  • Oct 16 Anthony Griffin, sailor, dies at 75
  • Oct 16 Eric Lawson Malpass, writer, dies at 85
  • Oct 16 Ismond Rosen, psychoanalyst/artist, dies at 82
  • Oct 16 James Wild, music teacher, dies at 68
  • Oct 16 Jason Bernard, actor (judge-Liar Liar), dies of heart attack at 58
  • Oct 17 Berthold Goldschmidt, composer/conductor, dies at 93
  • Oct 17 Christopher Acland, musician, dies at 30
  • Oct 18 Guiseppe Panini, industrialist, dies at 71
  • Oct 18 Hugh Willatt, solicitor/public servant, dies at 91
  • Oct 19 Frank Neville Hosband Robinson, physicist, dies at 71
  • Oct 19 Oliver Charles Anderson, novelist, dies at 84
  • Oct 20 Alfred William Bill Bedford, test Pilot, dies at 75
  • Oct 20 Mary Tuck, social researcher/civil servant, dies at 68
  • Oct 21 Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist, dies at 71
  • Oct 21 Eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator, dies at 76
  • Oct 21 George Houston, land economist, dies at 74
  • Oct 21 Georgios Zoitakis, leader of Greece (1967-72), dies
  • Oct 21 Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician, dies at 49
  • Oct 21 Wang Li, politician, dies at 78
  • Oct 22 Charles Edward Pevensey Tennant, aristocrat, dies at 39
  • Oct 22 John Bauldie, music journalist/Dylanologist, dies at 47
  • Oct 22 Matthew Harding, businessman/football supporter, dies at 42
  • Oct 23 Alexander Kelly, pianist/teacher, dies at 67
  • Oct 23 Diana Trilling, writer, dies at 91
  • Oct 23 Lin Onus, Australian Aboriginal artist, dies at 47
  • Oct 23 Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler, sailor, dies at 68
  • Oct 24 Arthur Axmann, head of Hitler Youths in (1940-45), dies at 83
  • Oct 24 Bruce Matthews, newspaper executive, dies at 71
  • Oct 24 Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, diplomat, dies at 96
  • Oct 24 Roderick Barclay, diplomat, dies at 87
  • Oct 24 Sid Pye, drummer, dies at 55
  • Oct 24 Eugene Polyakov, Russian balletmaster (Paris Opera Ballet), dies at 53
  • Oct 26 Gordon Scarrott, engineer, dies at 80
  • Oct 26 Hans Walter Kosterliz, biochemist, dies at 93
  • Oct 26 Sylvia Mary Paget Chancellor, philanthropist, dies at 95
  • Oct 27 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84
  • Oct 27 James Aubrey Turner, scientist, dies at 57
  • Oct 27 John Gregory, English ballet dancer, dies at 82
  • Oct 28 Jack Tinker, British drama critic, dies at 58
  • Oct 28 Morey Amsterdam, American comedian and actor (Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 87
  • Oct 28 William Downie Forrest, journalist, dies at 94
  • Oct 29 Patricia Ticia Anne Ingrams, broadcaster, dies at 50
  • Oct 29 Patrick Johnson, physicist, dies at 92
  • Oct 30 Alexander d'Arbeloff, entrepreneur, dies at 101
  • Oct 30 Leon Lewis, US radio talk show host (WMCA, 1970-80), dies at 81
  • Oct 30 Rohan Butler, historian, dies at 79
  • Oct 31 Andrew Hutchings, teachers' leader, dies at 88
  • Oct 31 Granville James Leveson Gower, land owner, dies at 77
  • Oct 31 John Gorman, printer/socialist historian, dies at 66
  • Oct 31 Peter Muir Doig, politician, dies at 85
  • Nov 1 Junius Richard Jayawardene, PM of Sri Lanka (1977-78), dies at 90
  • Nov 1 Maati Bouabid, PM of Morroco (1979-83), dies
  • Nov 2 Alvaro Gomez Hurtado, Colombian politician, dies
  • Nov 2 Christopher Prater, screen printer, dies at 72
  • Nov 2 Eva Cassidy, American singer, dies of cancer at 33

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Nov 2 Toni Stone, first woman to play professional baseball in a men's league, dies at 75

Baseball Player Toni Stone
Baseball Player
Toni Stone
  • Nov 3 Barry Porter, British Conservative politician, dies at 57 (b. 1939)