Famous Deaths on 6th November

  • 1231 Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1196)
  • 1406 Innocent VII, [Cosma de' Migliorati], Italian Pope (1404-06), dies
  • 1492 Antoine Busnois, French composer
  • 1550 Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1487)
  • 1632 Gustavus II Adolphus, King of Sweden, dies at battle of Lutzen at 37
  • 1650 Willem II, earl of Nassau/prince of Orange, dies at 24
  • 1656 Johan IV, duke of Braganca/king of Portugal (1640-56), dies at 52
  • 1656 Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (b. 1583)
  • 1669 Laurentius Erhard, composer, dies at 71
  • 1692 Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French writer (b. 1619)
  • 1712 Johann Bernhard Staudt, composer, dies at 58
  • 1730 Hans Hermann von Katte, Prussian lieutenant, beheaded
  • 1752 Ralph Erskine, Scottish minister (b. 1685)
  • 1771 Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch jurist, dies at 69
  • 1771 John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (b. 1695)
  • 1790 James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (b. 1726)
  • 1795 Jiri Antonin Benda, composer, dies at 73
  • 1801 Christian Friedrich Gregor, composer, dies at 78
  • 1816 Gouverneur Morris, American lawmaker and diplomat (b. 1752)
  • 1822 Hendrik van Stralen, Secretary of Interior, dies at 71
  • 1822 Claude Louis Berthollet, French chemist (b. 1748)
  • 1835 Ignaz Schuster, composer, dies at 56
  • 1836 Charles X, King of France (1824-30), dies at 79
  • 1839 Hayim Rapoport, Rabbi of Ostrowiec/author (Maxim Chayyim), dies
  • 1846 Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and activist (b. 1800)
  • 1846 Alexander Chavchavadze, Georgian poet and general
  • 1862 Charles Davis Jameson, US Union brig-gen (Fair Oaks), dies at 35
  • 1865 Atale Therese Annette Wartel, composer, dies at 51
  • 1875 John Baptist van Son, Dutch Catholic politician, dies at 71
  • 1876 Giacomo Antonelli, secretary of state of Pius IX, dies at 70

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1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer of the late-Romantic period (1812 Overture, Swan Lake), dies of suspected cholera at 53

  • 1897 Edouard Deldevez, composer, dies at 80
  • 1900 PWJ Le Gallais, British lt-colonel, dies in battle at Bothaville
  • 1901 Bohdan Borkowski, composer, dies at 48
  • 1901 Kate Greenaway, English children book illustrater, dies at 55
  • 1912 Mykola Vytal'yevich Lysenko, composer, dies at 70
  • 1914 Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist (Dante), dies at 79
  • 1922 William Baines, composer, dies at 23
  • 1925 Khải Định, Emperor of Vietnam

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1928 Arnold Rothstein, US businessman/gambler, shot to death at 46

Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold Rothstein
Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster
Arnold Rothstein
  • 1929 Max von Bathe, German prince/Chancellor (1910-11, 18), dies at 62
  • 1936 Henry Bourne Joy, American automobile executive (b. 1864)
  • 1939 Adolphe Max, Belgian liberal MP, dies at 69
  • 1941 Maurice Leblanc, French novelist (b. 1864)
  • 1944 Hannah Senesh, Jewish poetess, executed by Nazis in Budapest
  • 1944 Lord Moyne, British prefect (Middle-East), murdered
  • 1944 Segundo "Boy" Ecury, Aruba, WW II resistance fighter, executed at 22
  • 1946 Zygmunt Denis Antoni Stojowski, composer, dies at 76
  • 1947 Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Paradisets Have), dies at 66
  • 1953 John Parsons Beach, composer, dies at 76
  • 1955 Charley Toorop, [Annie CP Fernhout-Toorop], Dutch painter, dies at 64
  • 1955 Cornelis GN de Vooys, translator, dies at 82
  • 1958 Francis George Scott, Scottish composer, dies at 78

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1959 Jose P. Laurel, Philippine president, dies of heart attack at 68

3rd President of the Philippines José P. Laurel
3rd President of the Philippines
José P. Laurel
  • 1960 Erich Raeder, German grand admiral (b. 1876)
  • 1963 Djuanda Kartawidjaja, premier (Indonesia), dies at 52
  • 1964 Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born Swedish biochemist who investigated the fermentation of sugar and enzymes (Nobel 1929), dies at 91
  • 1964 Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (b. 1925)
  • 1965 Clarence Williams, composer, dies at 67
  • 1965 Edgard Varèse, French-born composer, dies at 81
  • 1968 Guillaume Landre, composer, dies at 63
  • 1968 Charles Munch, French conductor and violinist (b. 1891)
  • 1968 Charles B. McVay III, Ex-U.S. Navy Captain (b. 1898)
  • 1969 Augustin Lara, composer, dies at 69
  • 1970 Agustín Lara, Mexican composer and poet (b. 1900)
  • 1972 Billy Murcia, rocker (New York Dolls), chokes to death at 21
  • 1978 Flora Campbell, actress (Faraway Hill, Date With Judy), dies at 67
  • 1978 Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist (b. 1899)
  • 1980 Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77
  • 1983 Robert Gross, composer, dies at 69
  • 1984 Gastón Suárez, Bolivian novelist and dramatist (b. 1929)
  • 1985 Joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • 1986 Elisabeth Grümmer, Alsatian soprano (b. 1911)
  • 1987 Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89
  • 1987 William C Pahlmann, interior decorator (4 Seasons NYC), dies at 80
  • 1987 Zohar Argov, Israeli singer (b. 1955)
  • 1989 Yusaku Matsuda, Japanese actor (b. 1949)
  • 1989 Dickie Goodman, creator of "break-in" records (b. 1934)
  • 1990 Will Kuluva, actor (To Trap a Spy, Go Naked in World), dies at 73
  • 1991 Andre Vandernoot, Flemish fluitist/conductor, dies at 64

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1991 Gene Tierney, American actress (Laura, Whirlpool), dies of emphysema at 70

Actress Gene Tierney
Actress
Gene Tierney
  • 1995 Norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan, dies at 90
  • 1995 Philip Rawson, artist/teacher, dies at 71
  • 1995 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian, dies at 82
  • 1995 Aneta Corsaut, American actress (b. 1933)
  • 1996 Mario Savio, activist, dies of heart attack at 53
  • 1996 Patience Edney, nurse/communist, dies at 85
  • 1996 Tommy Lawton, footballer, dies at 80
  • 1997 Phillipo Seed, social work academic, dies at 67
  • 1998 Marcel Gauthier, Canadian wrestler (b. 1928)
  • 2000 David R. Brower, American environmentalist (b. 1912)
  • 2000 L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (b. 1907)
  • 2001 Anthony Shaffer, English dramatist (Sleuth), dies at 75
  • 2002 Sid Sackson, American board game designer (b. 1920)
  • 2003 Crash Holly, American professional wrestler (b. 1971)
  • 2003 Rie Mastenbroek, Dutch swimmer (b. 1919)
  • 2003 Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (b. 1962)
  • 2004 Fred Dibnah, English television personality (b. 1938)
  • 2004 Johnny Warren, Australian soccer player (b. 1943)
  • 2005 Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress (b. 1967)
  • 2005 Rod Donald, New Zealand Politician, Green Party Co-leader (b. 1957)
  • 2005 Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer (b. 1915)
  • 2006 Federico (Fico) López, Puerto Rican basketball player (b. 1962)
  • 2006 Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (b. 1950)
  • 2007 Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist (b. 1920)
  • 2007 Hilda Braid, English actress (b. 1929)
  • 2007 George Grljusich, Australian sports broadcaster (b. c1939)
  • 2007 Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, Afghan politician (b. c1962)
  • 2007 George Osmond, Osmond family patriarch (b. 1917)
  • 2007 Hank Thompson, American singer (b. 1925)
  • 2009 Ron Sproat, American TV writer and playwright (b. 1932)
  • 2010 Jo Myong-Rok, North Korean military official (b. 1928)
  • 2010 Robert Lipshutz, American attorney and counsel to the Carter Adminisrtation (b. 1921)
  • 2012 Clive Dunn, British actor, dies from complications following an operation at 92
  • 2012 M-16 [Ernest Mateen], American cruiserweight boxing champion, dies at 46
  • 2015 Yitzhak Navon, President of Israel (1978-83), dies at 94