1996 in History (Part 8)

Events in History


Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Divorces in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 701 - 774 of 774

  • Nov 23 Sayed Idries Shah, thinker, dies at 72
  • Nov 24 Michael James O'Hehir, commentator/journalist, dies at 76
  • Nov 24 Sorley MacLean Somhairle MacChaluim, poet, dies at 85
  • Nov 25 Hugh Joseph Charles James L'Etang, medical writer, dies at 79
  • Nov 25 Michael Economides, restaurateur, dies at 86
  • Nov 25 Richard Stubbs, publicity adviser, dies at 87
  • Nov 26 Hans Klein, politician, dies at 65
  • Nov 26 Paul Rand, graphic designer, dies at 82
  • Nov 27 George Ernest Leslie, trade union official, dies at 76
  • Nov 29 Dan Flavin, American artist (b. 1933)
  • Nov 30 Dan Flavin, minimalist sculptor, dies at 63
  • Nov 30 Koji Kobayashi, industrialist, dies at 89
  • Nov 30 Paul Derrick, co-operator/Christian socialist, dies at 80
  • Nov 30 Tiny Tim, [Herbert Khaury], entertainer (Tip Toe), dies at 71
  • Dec 1 Barbak Karmal, politician, dies at 67
  • Dec 2 Penelope Jessel, politcal activist, dies at 76
  • Dec 3 Babrak Karmal, PM of Afghanistan (1980-81), dies
  • Dec 3 Det Glynn, teacher/anti-apartheid activist, dies at 84
  • Dec 3 George Duby, historian, dies at 77
  • Dec 4 Basil Nield, judge/politician, dies at 83
  • Dec 4 Muriel Monkhouse, Red Cross worker, dies at 86
  • Dec 6 Bryan Clieve Roberts, lawyer/civil servant, dies at 83
  • Dec 7 Eugene Izzi, mystery writer, hangs himself at 43
  • Dec 7 Jose Donoso, Chilean writer (The Place Without Limits), dies at 72
  • Dec 8 Marin Sorescu, poet/dramatist, dies at 60
  • Dec 9 Alain Emile Louis Marie Poher, politician, dies at 87
  • Dec 9 Alain Poher, French President of European Parliament (1966-69), dies
  • Dec 9 Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist, dies at 84
  • Dec 9 Ivor Roberts-Jones, sculptor, dies at 83
  • Dec 9 Mary Douglas Nicol Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist, dies at 83
  • Dec 9 Raphael Samuel, British Marxist historian, dies at 61
  • Dec 11 Herbert Sally Frankel, economist, dies at 93
  • Dec 11 Robert Bromston Thesiger Daniell, soldier, dies at 95
  • Dec 11 W G G Duncan-Smith, fighter pilot, dies at 82
  • Dec 12 Gerald Ian Lacey, architect/town planner, dies at 70
  • Dec 12 Jack Perry, businessman, dies at 81
  • Dec 12 Jean-Pierre Guerlain, cosmetics pioneer, dies at 91
  • Dec 12 Michael Geoffrey Corcos, medical researcher, dies at 77
  • Dec 12 Vance Oakley Packard, writer (Hidden Perseuders), dies at 82
  • Dec 13 Cao Yu, Chinese dramatist (Peking Man), dies at 86
  • Dec 13 Charles Edwin Molnar, computer pioneer, dies at 61
  • Dec 14 Alan Hargreaves, climber, dies at 92
  • Dec 15 Gerald Moverley, priest, dies at 74
  • Dec 15 Guiseppe Dossetti, politician/priest, dies at 83
  • Dec 15 Laurens jan van der Post, explorer/conservationist, dies at 90
  • Dec 16 Jean-Pierre Levy, resistance leader, dies at 85
  • Dec 16 Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), dies at 92
  • Dec 16 Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher, dies at 86
  • Dec 17 Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages, dies at 96
  • Dec 17 Michael Saunders, barrister, dies at 22
  • Dec 17 Stanko Todorov, Bulgarian communist politician, Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1971-81), dies at 76
  • Dec 19 Yuli Borisovich Khariton, scientist, dies at 82
  • Dec 20 Amata Kabua, President of Marshall Islands (1979-96), dies
  • Dec 20 Carl Sagan, scientist (Contact), dies at 62
  • Dec 20 Roger Peacock, English writer (Thursday is missing, dies at 76
  • Dec 21 Margaret E Rey, author of children's books, dies at 90
  • Dec 21 Olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts, dies at 96
  • Dec 22 Hetta [Hester Henrietta] Empson, South African-born British artist, dies at 81
  • Dec 24 Edward Leadbitter, politician, dies at 77
  • Dec 24 Nguyen Huu Tho, President of Vietnam (1980-81), dies
  • Dec 24 Peter Dormer, arts writer, dies at 47
  • Dec 25 Rupert John, gov-gen of Grenadines (1970-76), dies
  • Dec 29 Alma Birk, journalist/politician, dies at 77
  • Dec 29 Daniel Raphaeautl Mayer, journalist/resistance leader, dies at 86
  • Dec 29 Oswald Szemerenyi, philologist, dies at 83
  • Dec 29 Peggy (Margaret McCrorie) Herbison, politician, dies at 89
  • Dec 29 Robert Morris, lawyer, dies at 81
  • Dec 29 Willaim Brown, British TV executive, dies at 67
  • Dec 29 William Thomas Pennar Davies, poet author/theologian, dies at 85
  • Dec 30 Robert Grant-Ferris, politician, dies at 89
  • Dec 31 61 law enforcement officers, killed by felons in US this year
  • Dec 31 Ann Susan Hills, freelance journalist, dies at 55
  • Dec 31 Michael Roberts, historian, dies at 88
  • Dec 31 Phillip Edmund Clinton Manson-Bahr, tropical mediciner, dies at 85