Famous Deaths on this Day in History

Deaths in History for Saturday 5th September 2015

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1165 - Emperor Nijo of Japan (b. 1143)
1201 - Constance, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1161)
1235 - Henry I, duke of Brabant, dies
1548 - Catharine Parr, queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, dies at about 36
1566 - Suleiman I, Great Law Giver, sultan of Turkey (1520-66), dies at 71
1569 - Pieter Bruegel, South Netherlands painter, dies at about 44
1572 - Pieter Tichelmann, Flemish Franciscan, dies at about 71
1607 - Pomponne de Bellièvre, chancellor of France (b. 1529)
1629 - Domenico Allegri, Italian composer (b. c. 1585)
1659 - Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71
1683 - Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French Minister of Navy, dies at 64
1684 - John Uytenhage van Lacks, lawyer/author, drowned at 48
1786 - Jonas Hanway, English merchant, traveler, and philanthropist (b. 1712)
1803 - Francois Devienne, composer, dies at 44
1808 - John Home, Scottish writer (b. 1722)
1836 - Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (b. 1790)
1838 - Charles Percier, French architect (b. 1764)
1857 - Auguste Comte, French sociologist (b. 1798)
1858 - Moritz G, [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist, dies at 63
1859 - W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter, dies at 68
1867 - Santiago Derqui, Argentinian politician (b. 1809)
1876 - Manuel Blanco Encalada, first president of Chile (b. 1790)
Native American War Leader Crazy HorseNative American War Leader Crazy Horse (1877) 1877 - Crazy Horse [Tashunka Witko], last great Sioux war chief, dies at 37
1890 - Ludwig Deppe, composer, dies at 61
1898 - Sarah Emma Evelyn Edmonds, disguised as man fought for union, dies
1901 - Ignacij Klemenčič, Slovenian physicist (b. 1853)
1902 - Rudolf Virchow, German pathologist and politician, dies at 80
1906 - Ludwig Boltzmann, Austrian physicist (b. 1844)
1910 - Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist, dies at 70
1910 - Julian Edwards, composer, dies at 54
1912 - Arthur MacArthur, Jr., U.S. Army general (b. 1845)
1914 - Charles Péguy, French poet, essayist and editor (b. 1873)
1917 - Marian Smoluchowski, Polish physicist (b. 1872)
1920 - Robert Harron, actor (Intolerance), accidental shot to death at 27
1922 - Georgette Agutte, French painter (b. 1867)
1926 - Karl Harrer, German journalist and politician, founding member of the "DAP", which would become the Nazi Party (b. 1890)
Anthropologist/Pathologist Rudolf VirchowAnthropologist/Pathologist Rudolf Virchow (1902) 1930 - Robert Means Thompson, American naval officer (b. 1849)
1931 - John Thomson, football player who died in an accidental collision during a match (b. 1909)
1932 - Paul Bern, husband of Jean Harlow, dies
1932 - Francisco Acebal, Spanish novelist, playwright and journalist (b. 1866)
1936 - Gustave Kahn, French Symbolist poet and art critic (b. 1859)
1939 - Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67
1942 - François de Labouchère, French aviator of World War II, compagnon de la Libération. (b. 1917)
1944 - Willem M Groenewegen, resistance fighter, executed
1948 - Richard C. Tolman, American mathematical physicist (b. 1881)
1953 - Richard Walther Darré, Nazi politician, one of the leading 'blood and soil' ideologists (b. 1895)
1954 - Eugen Schiffer, German politician (b. 1860)
1961 - Ernest Bock, cricketer (Test for South Africa, 1935), dies
1965 - Thomas Johnston, Scottish-born politician (b. 1882)
1966 - Dezső Lauber, Hungarian athlete (b. 1879)
1968 - Juan Jose Castro, composer, dies at 73
1969 - Henk Bijvanck, composer, dies at 59
1969 - Mitchell Ayres, orchestra leader (Hollywood Palace), dies at 58
1972 - Josef Romano, Israeli olympian, murdered
1972 - Mosje Weinberg, Israeli olympic wrestling coach, murdered
1973 - Jack Fournier, American baseball player (b. 1889)
1975 - Georg Ots, Estonian singer (b. 1920)
1976 - A E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies
1977 - Marcel Thiry, Belgian writer and wallon militant (b. 1897)
1979 - Alberto di Jorio, former head of the Vatican Bank and secretary of the 1958 conclave (b. 1884)
1980 - Barbara Loden, actress (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 48
1981 - Ayatollah Ali Qoddusi, prosecutor-general of Iran, assassinated
1982 - Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker, dies at 73
1982 - Douglas Bader, RAF fighter pilot in World War II (b. 1910)
1983 - Antonio Mairena, flamenco singer (b. 1909)
1987 - Bill Bowes, cricketer (Bodyline bowler, 68 wkts for England), dies
1988 - Gert Froebe, actor (Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), dies at 75
1990 - Beppo Brem, actor (Frontgockel), dies of heart failure at 84
1990 - Ivan Mihailov, Bulgarian revolutionary (b. 1896)
1992 - Billy Herman, 2nd baseman/manager (Dodgers, Cubs), dies at 83
1992 - Dorothy MacKaye, marital advisor (Ladies Home Journal), dies at 88
1992 - Irving Allen Lee, actor (Newspaper Boys), dies of AIDS at 43
1993 - Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (Spy Who Loved Me), dies at 78
1993 - John Truscott, Australian set designer (Camelot), dies at 57
1993 - René Klijn, [Dorian], singer (Mr Blue), dies of AIDS at 30)
1993 - Willem Wagter, actor (Ghetto, Medic Center West), dies at 60
1994 - Billy Usselton, saxophonist, dies at 68
1994 - Edgar Louis Vanderstegen Millington Drake, painter, dies at 62
1994 - John Newman, Australian parlement member (Lab), murdered at 47
1994 - William Usselton, US tenor saxophonist, dies at 68
1995 - Francis Showering, brewer, dies at 83
1995 - James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, pianist, dies at 95
1995 - John Britten, motorcycle Designer, dies at 45
1996 - Leonard Katzman, TV producer, dies at 69
1996 - Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby intl/journalist, dies at 67
1996 - Rose Isabel Williams, sister of Tennessee Williams, dies at 86
1997 - Georg Solti, conductor, dead, dies at 84
1997 - Leon Edel, biographer, dies at 89
Catholic Missionary Mother TeresaCatholic Missionary Mother Teresa (1997) 1997 - Mother Teresa, Nobel (1979), dies of cardiac arrest at 87
1998 - Verner Panton, Danish designer (b. 1926)
1998 - Leo Penn, American film director (b. 1921)
1999 - Allen Funt, American radio and television personality (b. 1914)
1999 - Bryce Mackasey, Canadian politician (b. 1921)
2001 - Vladimir Žerjavić, Croatian UN statistician (b. 1912)
2001 - Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef and humorist (b. 1914)
2002 - David Todd Wilkinson, American astronomer, author of the first study of the Cosmic microwave background radiation (b. 1935)
2003 - Gisele MacKenzie, Canadian-born singer (b. 1927)
2005 - Roberto Viaux, Chilean Army General and the primary planner in two failed coup d'état attempt in Chile (b. 1917)
2007 - Jennifer Dunn, American politician (b. 1941)
2007 - Paul Gillmor, American politician (b. 1939)
2007 - D. James Kennedy, American televangelist (b. 1930)
2007 - Thomas Hansen (musician) (b. 1976)
2010 - Shoya Tomizawa Japanese MotoGP Racer (b. 1990)
2012 - Joe South, American singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies from heart failure at 72
2013 - Willie Frazier, American football player, dies at 71

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