2003 in History (Part 3)

Events in History


Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 201 - 271 of 271

  • Sep 25 Franco Modigliani, Italian economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
  • Sep 28 George Odlum, Saint Lucian politician (b. 1934)
  • Sep 30 Robert Kardashian, Armenian-American lawyer, dies of cancer at 59
  • Sep 30 Yusuf Bey, Black Muslim leader (b. 1935)
  • Oct 2 John T. Dunlop, U.S. Secretary of Labor (b. 1914)
  • Oct 3 William Steig, American cartoonist and children's author (b. 1907)
  • Oct 4 Sid McMath, American politician (b. 1912)
  • Oct 5 Timothy Treadwell, American bear enthusiast featured in Grizzly Man (b. 1957)
  • Oct 6 Timothy Treadwell, American environmentalist (b. 1957)
  • Oct 7 Izzy Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (b. 1932)
  • Oct 7 Wally George, American conservative TV commentator (b. 1931)
  • Oct 11 Franklyn Perring, English Botanist, dies of cancer at 76
  • Oct 12 Jim Cairns, Australian politician (b. 1914)
  • Oct 12 Joan Kroc, American philanthropist (b. 1928)
  • Oct 13 Bertram Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1918)
  • Oct 15 Ben Metcalfe, Canadian environmental activist (b. 1919)
  • Oct 15 Bertram N. Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
  • Oct 16 Avni Arbas, Turkish artist (b. 1919)
  • Oct 18 Preston Smith, Governor of Texas (b. 1912)
  • Oct 18 Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Spanish writer (b. 1939)
  • Oct 19 Alija Izetbegović, President of Bosnia-Herzegovina (b. 1925)
  • Oct 19 Margaret Murie, American conservationist (b. 1902)
  • Oct 21 Luis A. Ferré, Governor of Puerto Rico (b. 1940)
  • Oct 21 Louise Day Hicks, American politician (b. 1916)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 23 Soong Mei-ling [Madame Chiang Kai-shek], Chinese political figure and First Lady of the Republic of China (1948-75), dies at 106

Chinese Political Leader and First Lady of the Republic of China Soong Mei-ling
Chinese Political Leader and First Lady of the Republic of China
Soong Mei-ling
  • Oct 24 Rosie Nix Adams, Stepdaughter of Johnny Cash (b. 1958)
  • Oct 24 Ross Taylor [Robert Murray Taylor], Scottish transplant surgeon who pioneered kidney transplantations in the U.K., dies from cancer of the stomach at 70
  • Oct 29 Hal Clement [Harry Clement Stubbs], American sci-fi writer (Mission of Gravity), dies at 81
  • Oct 31 Richard Neustadt, American political historian (b. 1919)
  • Nov 2 Frank McCloskey, American politician (b. 1939)
  • Nov 3 Rasul Gamzatov, Russian poet (b. 1923)
  • Nov 4 Richard Wollheim, British philosopher (b. 1923)
  • Nov 4 Charles Causley, Cornish writer and poet (b. 1917)
  • Nov 8 C. Z. Guest, American socialite (b. 1920)
  • Nov 9 Gordon Onslow Ford, English painter (b. 1912)
  • Nov 9 Binod Bihari Verma, Indian Maithili literateur (b.1937)
  • Nov 10 Canaan Banana, first President of Zimbabwe (b. 1936)
  • Nov 12 Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (b. 1986)
  • Nov 15 Laurence Tisch, American businessman (b. 1923)
  • Nov 16 Bettina Goislard, French relief worker (b. 1974)
  • Nov 20 Loris Azzaro, French fashion designer (b. 1933)
  • Nov 20 David Dacko, first President of the Central African Republic (b. 1930)
  • Nov 20 Eugene Kleiner, American entrepreneur (b. 1923)
  • Nov 20 Roger Short, British Consulate General (b. 1944)
  • Nov 24 Floquet de Neu, Ecuato Guinean albino gorilla (b. 1964)
  • Nov 24 Anthony Hollis, British High Court Judge, dies at 76
  • Nov 26 Stefan Wul, French writer (b. 1922)
  • Nov 28 Antonia Forest, British children's author (b. 1915)
  • Dec 1 Clark Kerr, first Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley (b. 1911)
  • Dec 2 Alan Davidson, British author (b. 1924)
  • Dec 6 Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio, President of Guatemala (b. 1918)
  • Dec 7 Carl F. H. Henry American theologian and publisher (b. 1913)
  • Dec 7 Azie Taylor Morton, Treasurer of the United States (b. 1936)
  • Dec 9 Paul Simon, U.S. Senator from Illinois (b. 1928)
  • Dec 11 Ahmadou Kourouma, Ivorian writer (b. 1927)
  • Dec 12 Heydər Əliyev, President of Azerbaijan (b. 1923)
  • Dec 12 Joseph Anthony Ferrario, American Catholic prelate (b. 1926)
  • Dec 12 Keiko, orca (killer whale), star of Free Willy (b. 1976)
  • Dec 13 William V. Roth, Jr., U.S. Senator (b. 1921)
  • Dec 14 Blas Ople, foreign minister of the Philippines (b. 1927)
  • Dec 15 George Fisher, American political cartoonist (b. 1923)
  • Dec 16 Robert Stanfield, Premier of Nova Scotia (b. 1914)
  • Dec 17 Brian Lee, father of Wikipedia user, James Lee (b. 1948)
  • Dec 19 Peter Carter-Ruck, English lawyer (b. 1914)
  • Dec 19 Roy Hughes, Baron Islwyn, British politician (L), dies at 78
  • Dec 21 Prince Alfonso of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Spanish playboy and businessman (b. 1924)
  • Dec 25 Nicholas Mavroules, American politician (b. 1929)
  • Dec 28 Benjamin Hacker, American admiral (b. 1935)
  • Dec 30 David Bale, South African-born activist (b. 1941)
  • Dec 30 John Gregory Dunne, American writer (b. 1932)
  • Dec 31 Arthur R. von Hippel German-born physicist (b. 1898)