1996 in History (Part 5)

Events in History


Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Divorces in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 401 - 500 of 774

  • Jul 2 Hugh Davson, physiologist/writer, dies at 86
  • Jul 4 Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr, dies at 58
  • Jul 5 Anne Schumacher Hummert, radio pioneer, dies at 91
  • Jul 5 Clyde Wiegand, physicist, dies at 81
  • Jul 5 Lorna Young, salesperson, dies at 44
  • Jul 5 Erik Wickberg, The Salvation Army general (b. 1904)
  • Jul 7 Albrecht Luitpold Michael Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 91
  • Jul 8 Amschel Rothschild, banker, dies at 41
  • Jul 8 Ernest Armstrong, British politician (L) and teacher, dies at 81
  • Jul 8 Thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer, dies at 90
  • Jul 9 Douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician, dies at 76
  • Jul 9 Peter Martini, British journalist, dies at 31
  • Jul 9 Susan Cowdy, British ornithologist, dies at 81
  • Jul 10 Eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman, dies at 79
  • Jul 11 Martin Corbett, gay activist, dies at 51
  • Jul 12 Andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar Naturalist, dies at 84
  • Jul 12 John Boon, English publisher (MiIls and Boon), dies at 79
  • Jul 12 John William Chancellor, journalist, dies at 68
  • Jul 12 William Darling, journalist, dies at 73
  • Jul 13 Walter Hassan, engineer, dies at 91
  • Jul 14 Frederick Angus Armstrong, journalist, dies at 82
  • Jul 14 Kenneth Tompkins Bainbridge, physicist, dies at 91
  • Jul 14 Kim Besly, activist, dies at 69
  • Jul 16 Adolf von Thadden, German politician, (b. 1921)
  • Jul 17 Geoffrey Jellicoe, English landscape architect, dies at 95
  • Jul 17 John William Fozard, aircraft designer, dies at 68
  • Jul 17 Paul Touvier, French WW II criminal, dies at 81
  • Jul 18 Hans Fellner, bookseller, dies at 71
  • Jul 19 David Nicolson, British businessman and politician, dies at 73
  • Jul 19 Lawrence Martin Jenco, priest, dies at 61
  • Jul 19 Mervyn Hugh Cowie, willife conservationist, dies at 87
  • Jul 19 Owen Tudor Williams, civil engineer, dies at 79
  • Jul 19 Pran Nath Chhuttani, Indian physician and teacher, dies at 81
  • Jul 20 Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier, dies at 70
  • Jul 20 Peter Malcolm Gordon Raleigh, journalist, dies at 77
  • Jul 21 Francis James Claude Piggott, soldier, dies at 85
  • Jul 21 Gerald McArthur, detective, dies at 70
  • Jul 21 James Tye, safety expert, dies at 74
  • Jul 21 John Kevin Moorhouse, test pilot, dies at 50
  • Jul 21 Macha Louis Rosenthal, critic/poet, dies at 79
  • Jul 22 Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader, dies at 65
  • Jul 22 Leon Shenandoah, native American leader, dies at 81
  • Jul 22 Peter Ludwig, businessman/art collector, dies at 71
  • Jul 22 Richard Day, engineer/development expert, dies at 48
  • Jul 23 Jessica "Decca" Mitford, English author, activist and one of the Mitford sisters, dies at 78
  • Jul 23 John Corner, scientist, dies at 80
  • Jul 25 Raymond O'Malley, teacher, dies at 87
  • Jul 26 Arthur William Raynes McDonald, radar Pioneer/pilot, dies at 93
  • Jul 27 Ivan V. Lalić, Serbian poet, dies at 65
  • Jul 27 Jane Beverly Drew, English modernist architect, dies at 85
  • Jul 27 Peter James Frederick Green, CEO (LLoyd's of London), dies at 71
  • Jul 28 Mickey Fenn, docker/socialist, dies at 58
  • Jul 28 Roger Tory Peterson, ornithologist/artist, dies at 87
  • Jul 29 Aruna Asaf Ali, politician, dies at 88
  • Jul 29 Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (b. 1919)
  • Jul 30 Alan Cheales, dominican priest, dies at 83
  • Jul 31 Joan "Maudie" Warburton, painter, dies at 76
  • Jul 31 Michael Jinks, child care pioneer, dies at 59
  • Aug 1 Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Pres (ANS-CUS)/Somalia, dies
  • Aug 1 Pierre Lucien Claverie, bishop of Oran, dies at 58
  • Aug 1 Tadeusz Reichstein, Polish/Swiss chemist (Nobel 1950), dies at 99
  • Aug 1 Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian physician and international aid worker (b. 1929)
  • Aug 2 Michel Debre, PM of France in (1959-62), dies
  • Aug 2 U Hia Than, politician, dies at 52
  • Aug 3 Guido Alberti, literary patron/businessman, dies at 87
  • Aug 4 Geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist, dies at 59
  • Aug 5 Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician, dies at 72
  • Aug 5 Frank Ulrich Marcus, playwright/critic, dies at 68
  • Aug 6 Buland Al Haidary, poet, dies at 69
  • Aug 6 Hernan Siles Zuazo, President of Bolivia (1956-60, 1982-85), dies at 82
  • Aug 6 Muhammad al-Badr, magnate of Northern Yemen (1962), dies
  • Aug 6 Ossie Raymond Clark, fashion designer, dies at 54
  • Aug 6 Richard Murphey Goodwin, economist, dies at 83
  • Aug 7 Peter Winter, naval commander, dies at 78
  • Aug 8 Frank A Whittle, inventor of the Jet engine, dies at 89
  • Aug 8 George Richard Samways, children's writer, dies at 101
  • Aug 8 Herbert Huncke, writer, dies at 80
  • Aug 8 Julian Stryjkowski, writer, dies at 91
  • Aug 8 Nevill Francis Mott, physicist, dies at 90
  • Aug 9 James Whitman McLamore, businessman, dies at 70
  • Aug 9 Kenneth Fleetwood, fashion Designer, dies at 65
  • Aug 9 Ruth Holland, journalist, dies at 54
  • Aug 10 Adriano Mandarino Hypolito, priest, dies at 78
  • Aug 11 Sigmund Koch, psychologist/philosopher, dies at 79
  • Aug 12 Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat, dies at 73
  • Aug 12 Victor Ambartsumian, astrophysicist, dies at 87
  • Aug 13 António de Spínola, Portuguese general and conservative President of Portugal (1974), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 86
  • Aug 13 Christopher John Gray, priest, dies at 42
  • Aug 13 David Randall, British priest, founder of Cara, dies at 49
  • Aug 13 W Gordon Smith, playwright, dies at 67
  • Aug 14 Uzo Egonu, painter/print maker, dies at 64
  • Aug 15 Agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker, dies at 86
  • Aug 15 Masao Maruyama, social scientist, dies at 82
  • Aug 16 Robert Lynn, anarchist, dies at 72
  • Aug 17 Edward Digby Baltzell, Ivy League sociologist, dies at 80
  • Aug 17 Eric Evans, English dean of St Paul's, dies at 68
  • Aug 18 Geoffrey Dearmer, poet, dies at 103
  • Aug 18 Hugo Gabriel Gryn, rabbi, dies at 66
  • Aug 21 Rosa Joyce Plesters Brommelie, conservation scientist, dies at 69
  • Aug 21 Sidney George Gray, company secretary, dies at 82