Famous Deaths on 11th September

Deaths 1 - 149 of 149

1161 - Queen Melisende of Jerusalem (b. 1105)
1185 - Stephanus Hagiochristophorites, Byzantine courtier
1297 - Hugh de Cressingham, English treasurer, dies in battle
1298 - Philip of Artois, French soldier (b. 1269)
1349 - Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (b. 1315)
1599 - Cornelis de Houtman, navigator (1st Dutch trip to Java), murder at 35
1599 - Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman executed for planned fratricide (b. 1577)
1630 - John de White, calvinist/banker to Prague, commits suicide
1646 - Johann Stobaeus, composer, dies at 66
1677 - James Harrington, English political philosopher (b. 1611)
1680 - Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (b. 1596)
1680 - Roger Crab, English Puritan political writer (b. 1621)
1709 - Oxenstiern, Dutch general, dies in the Battle of Malplaquet
1709 - Spaar, Dutch General, dies in the Battle of Malplaquet
1712 - Giovanni D Cassini, French astronomer, dies
1713 - John Foot, lawyer, dies at 65
1721 - Rudolph J Camerarius, German physician (sexuality plans), dies
1733 - Francois Couperin, French composer (Le Grand), dies at 64
1760 - Louis Godin, French astronomer (b. 1704)
1789 - Luca Sorkocevic, composer, dies at 55
1822 - Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor (b. 1777)
1823 - David Ricardo, economist (b. 1772)
1843 - Joseph Nicollet, mathematician and explorer (b. 1786)
1848 - Henri-Philippe Gerard, composer, dies at 87
1851 - Sylvester Graham, American nutritionist (b. 1794)
1858 - Alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer, dies at 55
1865 - Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general (b. 1806)
1870 - Eugenio Lucas y Padilla, Spanish poet, dies at about 46
1888 - Domingo F Sarmiento, President of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77
1892 - Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, composer, dies at 84
1896 - Francis James Child, American ballad collector (b. 1825)
1898 - Adolphe-Abraham Samuel, composer, dies at 74
1911 - Louis Henri Boussenard, French novelist (b. 1847)
1915 - William Sprague IV, American politician (b. 1830)
1915 - William Cornelius Van Horne, American railway executive (b. 1843)
1917 - Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot, dies at 22
1921 - Subramanya Bharathy, Tamil poet (b. 1882)
1922 - Louis Coerne, composer, dies at 52
1924 - Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer, dies at 57
1926 - Matsunosuke Onoe, Japanese actor (b. 1875)
1931 - Salvatore Maranzano, American crime boss (b. 1868)
1932 - Franciszek Zwirko and Stanislaw Wigura, Polish pilots (Żwirko b. 1895 Wigura b. 1901)
1946 - Arthur van Schendel, writer (Holland Drama), dies at 72)
1948 - Albert Powell, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898-99), dies
1948 - Mohammed Ali Jinnah, 1st governor of Pakistan (1947-48), dies at 71
1949 - Henri Rabaud, French composer/conductor (L'ete), dies at 75
1950 - John C Smuts, co-found British RAF/South African PM (1919..48), dies at 80
1950 - S M H Colah, cricketer (69 runs in India's 1st 2 tests 1932-33), dies
1954 - Licinio Refice, composer, dies at 69
Canadian First World War Flying Ace Billy BishopCanadian First World War Flying Ace Billy Bishop (1956) 1956 - Billy Bishop, Canadian pilot in World War I (b. 1894)
1957 - Petar Stojanovic, composer, dies at 80
1958 - Robert Lach, composer, dies at 84
1958 - Robert W. Service, Scottish-born Canadian poet (b. 1874)
1958 - Camillien Houde, French Canadian politician (b. 1889)
1959 - Paul Douglas, actor (Adventure Theater), dies at 52
1965 - Ralph C. Smedley, Founder of Toastmasters International (b. 1878)
1966 - Charlie Cantor, actor (Artie-Ray Bolger Show), dies at 68
1966 - C. E. Woolman, American airline magnate (b. 1889)
1967 - Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (b. 1904)
1968 - René Cogny, French General (b. 1904)
1970 - Chester Morris, actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69
1971 - Nikita Khrushchev, dies of a heart attack at 77
1971 - Percy Helton, actor (Homer-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 77
1972 - Max Fleischer, American animator (b. 1883)
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita KhrushchevFirst Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev (1971) 1973 - Salvador Allende Gossens, president Chile (1970-73), dies at 65
1973 - Neem Karoli Baba, Indian guru
1974 - Víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member
1976 - Jan Kunc, composer, dies at 93
1977 - Don Blackman, actor (Old Man & Sea, Desert Legion), dies at 65
1977 - Leonard Carey, actor (Laughter), dies at 90
1978 - Mike Gazella, American baseball player (b. 1895)
1978 - Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (b. 1929)
1978 - Janet Parker, medical photographer (b. c. 1938)
1978 - Ronnie Peterson, Swedish F1 driver (b. 1944)
1980 - Jose Antonio Calcano, composer, dies at 80
1981 - Frank McHugh, actor (Dawn Patrol, Going My Way), dies at 83
1982 - Albert Soboult, French historian, dies at 68
1984 - Hilding Hallnas, composer, dies at 81
1984 - Jerry Voorhis, American politician (b. 1901)
1985 - William Alwyn, composer, dies at 79
1985 - Andrew C. Thornton II, American drug smuggler (b. 1945)
1987 - Lorne Greene, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 72
1987 - Peter Tosh, reggae singer shot dead in Jamacia at 42
1988 - George Alpert, railroad executive, dies at 90
1988 - Luis W Alvarez, physicist (Nobel-1968), dies at 77
1988 - John Sylvester White, American actor (b. 1919)
1990 - Ben Frank, actor (Don't Answer the Phone), dies of heart attack at 56
1990 - Myrna Mack, Guatemalan anthropologist (b. 1949)
1991 - Ernst Herbeck, German Poet (b. 1920)
1992 - Erik Terpstra, director (Versier de leegte, De ander, Daniel), dies
1992 - Frank Singuineau, actor (Firepower, Pressure, Mummy), dies
1992 - Paul Storken, Dutch priest (Away Backing), dies
1993 - Antoine Izmery, Haitian businessman/advisor to pres Aristide, murdered
1993 - Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, dies at 81
1994 - Frederick Rand Weissman, philanthropist, dies at 82
1994 - Jessica Tandy, actress (Driving Miss Daisy), dies of cancer at 85
1994 - Sara Taylor, mother of Elizabeth, dies at 62
1994 - William Obanheim, actor (Officer Obie-Alice's Restaurant), dies at 69
1995 - Charles William Hutton, architect, dies at 90
1995 - Jerome Theisen, benedioctine, dies at 64
1995 - Keith Odor, racing Driver, dies at 33
1995 - Anita Harding, neurologist (b. 1952)
1996 - Guido Aristarco, film critic, dies at 77
1996 - JoAnne Dru, actress (Sylvia, Drango), dies of lymphedema at 73
1996 - Peter Phillips, printer, dies at 61
1997 - Camille Henry, National Hockey League player (b. 1933)
1997 - Hannah Weiner American experimental poet (b. 1928)
1998 - Dane Clark, American actor (b. 1913)
1999 - Belkis Ayón, Cuban artist (b. 1967)
1999 - Gonzalo Rodriguez, Uruguayan auto racing driver (b. 1972)
2001 - Alice Stewart Trillin, American author (b. 1938)
2001 - Marwan Al-Shehhi, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1978)
2001 - David Angell, American sitcom creator (b. 1946)
2001 - Mohamed Atta, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1968)
2001 - Garnet Bailey, Canadian hockey player and scout (b. 1948)
Passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 Todd BeamerPassenger on United Airlines Flight 93 Todd Beamer (2001) 2001 - Todd Beamer, passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 (b. 1968)
2001 - Berry Berenson, widow of Anthony Perkins (b. 1948)
2001 - Mark Bingham, passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 (b. 1970)
2001 - Tom Burnett, American businessman (b. 1963)
2001 - Peter J. Ganci, Jr., Chief of Department, FDNY (b. 1946)
2001 - Hani Hanjour, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1972)
2001 - Ziad Jarrah, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1975)
2001 - Father Mychal F. Judge, Chaplain, FDNY (b. 1933)
2001 - Angel L. Juarbe, Jr., American firefighter (b. 1966)
2001 - John P. O'Neill, American anti-terrorism FBI agent (b. 1952)
2001 - John Ogonowski, pilot for American Airlines Flight 11 (b. 1951)
2001 - Barbara Olson, American political commentator (b. 1955)
2001 - Daniel M. Lewin, founder of Akamai Technologies (b. 1970)
2002 - Kim Hunter, American actress (b. 1922)
2002 - Johnny Unitas, American football player, dies of a heart attack at 69
NFL Quarterback Johnny UnitasNFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas (2002) 2003 - Anna Lindh, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (b. 1957)
2003 - John Ritter, American actor (b. 1948)
2004 - Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria (b. 1949)
2004 - Fred Ebb, American lyricist (b. 1933)
2004 - David Mann, U.S. artist (b. 1939)
2005 - Chris Schenkel, American sportscaster (b. 1923)
2006 - William Auld, Scottish poet, writer and supporter of Esperanto (b. 1924)
2006 - Pat Corley, American actor (b. 1930)
2006 - Joachim Fest, German journalist and author (b. 1926)
2006 - Johannes Bob van Benthem, Dutch lawyer (b. 1921)
2007 - Ian Porterfield, Manager of Armenia National Football Club (b. 1946)
2007 - Gene Savoy, American author and cleric (b. 1927)
2007 - Joe Zawinul, Austrian musician (b. 1932)
2009 - Gertrude Baines, world's oldest living person (b. 1894)
2011 - Andy Whitfield, Welsh actor (b. 1972)
2011 - Christian Bakkerud, Danish racing driver (b. 1984)
2011 - Ralph Gubbins, English footballer (b. 1932)
2011 - Anjali Gupta, Indian Air Force officer (b. 1975)
2012 - Sergio Livingstone, Chilean football player and journalist, dies from natural causes at 92

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