1996 in History (Part 4)

Events in History


Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Divorces in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 301 - 400 of 776

  • May 15 Claus Bremer, German dramatist, dies at 71
  • May 16 Edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60
  • May 16 Mike Jeremy Boorda, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) commits suicide at 57
  • May 16 Pierre Debizet, resistance fighter/special agent, dies at 72
  • May 18 Dermot O'Callaghan Grubb, prison governor, dies at 76
  • May 20 George Malcolm Thomson, journalist, dies at 96
  • May 20 Janaki Ramachandran, PM of Indian state of Tamil Nadu (1988), dies
  • May 20 Julius Marmur, biochemist/geneticist, dies at 70
  • May 20 Lewis B Combs, naval commander/civil engineer, dies at 101
  • May 21 Bobby Tulloch, ornithologist, dies at 67
  • May 21 Eric Stuart Woord, archaeologist, dies at 83
  • May 21 Laurence Dowdall, lawyer, dies at 91
  • May 21 Mary Perot Nichols, journalist, dies at 79
  • May 22 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66
  • May 22 Rex Collings, writer/publisher, dies at 70
  • May 23 Kronid Arkadyevich Lyubarsky, human rights activist, dies at 61
  • May 23 Rob Hall, New Zealand high altitude climber, dies of exposure on Mount Everest at 35
  • May 23 Scott Fischer, American high altitude climber, dies of exposure on Mount Everest at 40
  • May 24 Alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83
  • May 24 Harry Campion, statistician, dies at 91
  • May 24 Jack McCarthy, kiddie show host (Popeye), dies of cancer at 81
  • May 24 Joseph Mitchell, writer, dies at 87
  • May 25 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general of ITA, dies at 83
  • May 25 Buck, dog (Married with Children), dies at 13
  • May 25 David W Howe, test pilot, dies at 77
  • May 25 Enid Kathleen Hutchinson, adult educationalist, dies at 86
  • May 25 John Morrison, politician/landowner, dies at 89
  • May 25 Laurence Marks, journalist, dies at 67
  • May 25 Renzo de Felice, historian, dies at 67
  • May 26 Halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician, dies at 76
  • May 27 Ivan Sutton, concert Promotoer, dies at 82
  • May 27 Jack Massey, groundsman, dies at 85
  • May 28 John "Jack" Layden, local politician, dies at 70
  • May 28 Sidney Greenbaum, grammarian, dies at 66
  • May 30 John Cameron, Scottish judge, dies at 96
  • May 30 Leon-Etienne Duval, archbishop/cardinal, dies at 92
  • May 31 Neela Sanjiva Reddy, president of India (1977-82), dies
  • May 31 Paul Peter Piech, artist, dies at 76
  • May 31 Peter Gordon Dorrell, archaeologist/photographer, dies at 68
  • May 31 Timothy Francis Leary, Harvard prof/LSD guru, dues of cancer at 75
  • Jun 1 Fernand Schokweiler, judge, dies at 60
  • Jun 1 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India, dies at 83
  • Jun 1 Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon, dies at 85
  • Jun 1 Stephen Jones, art historian, dies at 41
  • Jun 2 John Alton, cinematographer, dies at 94
  • Jun 2 Leon Garield, writer, dies at 74
  • Jun 2 Peter Bird, ocean rower, dies at 49
  • Jun 2 Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (b. 1937)
  • Jun 3 Len Creed, bookmaker, dies at 79
  • Jun 3 Tito Okello, Ugandan general, dies at 81
  • Jun 4 Tito Okello, president of Uganda (1985-86), dies
  • Jun 4 Kudirat Abiola, wife of Moshood Abiola, is assassinated
  • Jun 5 Baldev Singh Chahal, campaigner, dies at 59
  • Jun 6 George Snell, genetecist, dies at 92
  • Jun 6 Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner, dies at 88
  • Jun 7 Jose Maria Valverde, philosopher poet/translator, dies at 70
  • Jun 7 Noel Walton Bott, engineer, dies at 88
  • Jun 7 [Francis] Max Factor Jr, makeup inventor, dies at 91
  • Jun 7 Percy Edwards, English entertainer (known for his animal impressions), dies at 88
  • Jun 8 Phyllis Stedman, politician, dies at 79
  • Jun 9 Edward Morris Bernstein, economist, dies at 91
  • Jun 9 Robert Kidd, marine geoscientist, dies at 48
  • Jun 10 Hugh Burnton Mitchell, US senator, dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter, dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Norman Lambert, British restaurateur, dies at 63 (b. 1933)
  • Jun 10 Uno Chiyo, Japanese writer (Confessions of Love), dies at 98
  • Jun 11 Kevin Meadows, gay rights activist, dies at 21
  • Jun 12 MacKenzie John, pipe major, dies at 83
  • Jun 13 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist, dies at 60
  • Jun 14 Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor, dies at 91
  • Jun 15 Jean Gimpel, author/iconoclast, dies at 77
  • Jun 16 David Mourao-Ferreira, poet/politician, dies at 69
  • Jun 17 Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (b. 1922)
  • Jun 18 Maitland Mackie, farmer, dies at 84
  • Jun 19 David Schine, businessman, dies at 70
  • Jun 19 Harold William Woolhouse, plant scientist, dies at 63
  • Jun 19 Henry Ralph Carr, soldier, dies at 82
  • Jun 20 Irving Krick, meteorologist, dies at 89
  • Jun 20 Michel Lebrun, crime writer, dies at 65
  • Jun 20 Walter Guevara Arze, provisional president of Bolivia (1979), dies
  • Jun 22 James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul, dies at 65
  • Jun 22 Tertius Metcalf, businessman, dies at 63
  • Jun 23 George Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece (1981-89, 1993-96), dies at 76
  • Jun 23 Angelo John Novarese, record company founder, dies at 72
  • Jun 23 Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge, dies at 98
  • Jun 23 Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer, dies at 69
  • Jun 23 William Walsh, academic, dies at 80
  • Jun 24 Quinton Hazell, businessman, dies at 76
  • Jun 25 Nicholas John, dramaturge, dies at 43
  • Jun 25 Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93
  • Jun 25 Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914)
  • Jun 26 Veronica Guerin, journalist, dies at 36
  • Jun 27 Roy James Alfred Kaulback, soldier, dies at 85
  • Jun 28 George Ghita Ionescu, academic, dies at 83
  • Jun 28 Michael Wishart, artist, dies at 68
  • Jun 28 Piers Gray, critic/writer, dies at 49
  • Jun 28 Ronald George Woodman, pilot, dies at 82
  • Jun 29 Alexander George Ogston, biochemist, dies at 85
  • Jun 30 Hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet, dies at 76
  • Jun 30 Michael Parkin, journalist, dies at 74