United States of America in History (Part 23)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2201 - 2,300 of 9,753

  • 1920-03-05 Virginia Christine [Ricketts], American actress (Mrs Olson, Tales of Wells Fargo), born in Stanton, Iowa (d. 1996)
  • 1920-03-10 Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur and the founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea (d. 2007)
  • 1920-03-15 E. Donnall Thomas, American physician, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1920-03-15 Lawrence Sanders, American novelist (d. 1998)
  • 1920-03-16 Sid Fleischman, American author, and screenplay writer (The Whipping Boy; Blood Alley: The Abracadabra Kid), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1920-03-19 Tige Andrews, American character actor (Mod Squad, The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1920-03-29 John M. Belk, American head of Belk, Inc., born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2007)
  • 1920-04-03 John Demjanjuk, Ukrainian-born American auto worker, alleged Nazi and convicted war criminal (under appeal at death), born in Berdychiv uyezd, Kiev Governorate, Ukrainian People's Republic (d. 2012)
  • 1920-04-13 John LaPorta, American jazz clarinetist and composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • 1920-04-13 Ken Nordine, American voice-over and recording artist (World Jazz), born in Cherokee, Iowa (d. 2019)
  • 1920-05-08 Saul Bass, American graphic designer of logos and film titles, born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1920-05-09 William Tenn, American author
  • 1920-05-23 Sid Melton [Sidney Meltzer], American actor (Green Acres; The Danny Thomas Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)

Peggy LeePeggy Lee (1920-2002)

1920-05-26 American singer ("Fever"; "Is That All There Is?"), songwriter ("Mañana"), and actress (Pete Kelly's Blues; Lady and the Tramp), born in Jamestown, North Dakota

  • 1920-06-12 Dave Berg, American cartoonist (The Lighter Side of...), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1920-06-12 James "Jim" Siedow, American actor (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), born in Cheyenne, Wyoming (d. 2003)
  • 1920-06-13 Eiji Okada, Japanese actor (Hiroshima mon amour, The Ugly American), born in Chiba, Japan (d. 1995)
  • 1920-06-15 Amy Clampitt, American poet (The Kingfisher), born in Iowa (d. 1994)
  • 1920-06-17 Jacob H. Gilbert, American politician (US Representative 1960-1971), born in The Bronx, NYC, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1920-06-28 A. E. Hotchner, American editor, novelist and playwright, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1920-07-01 Harold Sakata [Toshiyuki], American actor (Gold Finger, Dimension 5), born in Holualoa, Hawaii (d. 1982)
  • 1920-07-04 Norm Drucker, American basketball referee (NBA Supervisor of Officials 1977–81; ABA Supervisor of the Officials 1969–73), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1920-07-05 Mary Louise Hancock, American politician and activist, born in Franklin, New Hampshire (d. 2017)
  • 1920-07-12 Beah Richards, American actress, poet, playwright and author (Roots, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 2000)
  • 1920-07-12 Honoré Desmond Sharrer, American artist (Tribute to the American Working People), born in West Point, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1920-07-12 Paul Foster, American singer (Soul Stirrers), born in Grand Cane, Louisiana (d. 1995)

Gordon GouldGordon Gould (1920-2005)

1920-07-17 American physicist (inventor of the laser), born in NYC, New York

  • 1920-07-31 James Esdras Faust, American religious leader, born in Delta, Utah (d. 2007)
  • 1920-08-08 Jimmy Witherspoon, American jump blues singer ("Ain't Nobody's Business"), born in Gurdon, Arkansas (d. 1997)
  • 1920-08-09 Allen Hoskins, American child actor (Our Gang), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1980)
  • 1920-08-13 Neville Brand, American soldier and actor (DOA, Love Me Tender), born in Griswold, Iowa (d. 1992)
  • 1920-08-26 Brant Parker, American cartoonist (co-created and drew The Wizard of Oz), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2007)

Charlie Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955)

1920-08-29 American jazz saxophonist (Ornithology) and composer, born in Kansas City, Kansas

  • 1920-09-07 Al Caiola, American guitarist (Bonzanza theme), born in Jersey City (d. 2016)
  • 1920-09-09 Robert Wood Johnson III, American philanthropist (d. 1970)
  • 1920-09-22 Bob Lemon, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (MLB All-Star 1948–54; World Series 1948; no-hitter 1948; Cleveland Indians) and manager (KC Royals, Chicago White Sox; World Series NY Yankees 1978), born in San Bernardino, California (d. 2000)
  • 1920-09-23 Mickey Rooney, American Emmy award-winning actor (Boys Town, The Black Stallion), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1920-09-30 Aldo Parisot, Brazilian-American concert cellist and educator (Yale School of Music, 1958-2018), born in Natal, Brazil (d. 2018)
  • 1920-10-09 Yusef Lateef [William Huddleston], American jazz saxophonist and flautist, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2013)
  • 1920-10-13 Laraine Day [La Raine Johnson], American actress (Dr. KIldaire, Foreign Correspondent), born in Roosevelt, Utah (d. 2007)
  • 1920-11-05 Douglass North, American economist, (Nobel Prize Economic Sciences 1993), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2015)

Byron de la BeckwithByron de la Beckwith (1920-2001)

1920-11-09 American white supremacist, born in Colusa, California

  • 1920-11-10 Tod Andrews, American actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
  • 1920-11-13 Jack Elam, American actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo), born in Miami, Arizona (d. 2003)
  • 1920-11-15 Wayne Thiebaud, American painter

Gene TierneyGene Tierney (1920-1991)

1920-11-19 American actress (Laura, Leave Her to Heaven, The Razor's Edge), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1920-11-25 Noel Neill, American actress (Adventures of Superman), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • 1920-12-12 Fred Kida, Japanese-American comics artist, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1920-12-14 Clark Terry, American jazz trumpeter, born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2015)
  • 1920-12-15 Kurt Schaffenberger, American comics artist (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane), born in Thuringian Forest, Germany (d. 2002)
  • 1920-12-19 "Little" Jimmy Dickens, American country singer (Grand Ole Opry), born in Bolt, West Virginia (d. 2015)
  • 1920-12-21 Bob Bindig, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • 1920-12-27 Bruce Hobbs, American jockey (youngest to ride winner of English Grand National on Battleship 1938), born on Long Island, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1920-12-31 Rex Allen, American actor and singer-songwriter known as the "the Arizona Cowboy" (Dr Baxter-Frontier Doctor), born in Willcox, Arizona (d. 1999)
  • 1921-01-10 Rodger Ward, American aviator & race car driver, born in Beloit, Kansas (d. 2004)
  • 1921-01-14 Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1921-01-16 Francesco Scavullo, American celebrity photographer, born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1921-01-18 Yoichiro Nambu, Japanese-born American Physicist (Nobel Prize 2008), born in Tokyo (d. 2015)
  • 1921-01-19 "Billy Batts" Devino, American gangster (d. 1970)
  • 1921-01-21 Howard Unruh, American mass murderer
  • 1921-01-29 Anthony George, American actor (Untouchables, Checkmate), born in Endicott, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1921-01-31 Carol Channing, American actress (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; Hello Dolly), singer and comedian, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2019)
  • 1921-01-31 E. Fay Jones, American architect (d. 2004)

Betty FriedanBetty Friedan (1921-2006)

1921-02-04 American feminist and writer (The Feminine Mystique), born in Peoria, Illinois

  • 1921-02-11 Edward Seidensticker, American scholar (d. 2007)
  • 1921-02-16 Esther Bubley, American photographer, born in Phillips, Wisconsin (d. 1998)

Vera-EllenVera-Ellen (1921-1981)

1921-02-16 American actress and dancer (White Christmas; Big Leaguer; On the Town), born in Norwood, Ohio

  • 1921-02-20 Mervin Shiner, American honky-tonk country and hillbilly singer, born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • 1921-02-22 Marshall Teague, American auto racer (Daytona Road Course Strictly Stock Car winner 1951, 52; AAA National Stock Car champion 1952, 54), born in Daytona Beach, Florida (d. 1959)
  • 1921-02-22 Wayne Booth, American literary critic, born in American Fork, Utah (d. 2005)
  • 1921-03-08 Alan Hale, Jr., American actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1990)
  • 1921-03-10 Paul Coates, American columnist (Tonight! America After Dark), born in NYC, New York
  • 1921-03-11 Frank Harary, American mathematician (d. 2005)
  • 1921-03-15 Madelyn Pugh, American television writer (I Love Lucy), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2011)
  • 1921-03-16 Anne Truitt [Anne Dean], American sculptor, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2004)
  • 1921-03-27 Harold Nicholas, American dancer known as one of the world's greatest dancers (Nicholas Brothers), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (d. 2000)
  • 1921-04-03 Robert Karvelas, American actor (Get Smart), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1921-04-10 Chuck Connors, American author, actor (The Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa), professional basketball and baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1921-04-14 Thomas Schelling, American economist, (Nobel Prize 2005 - game-theory analysis), born in Oakland, California (d. 2016)
  • 1921-04-19 Will Ogdon, American composer, born in Redlands, California (d. 2013)
  • 1921-04-30 Roger L. Easton, American scientist and inventor (GPS), born in Craftsbury, Vermont (d. 2014)
  • 1921-05-03 Joe Ames, American singer and actor (The Ames Brothers Show), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 2007)

Sugar Ray RobinsonSugar Ray Robinson (1921-1989)

1921-05-03 American boxer (world welterweight champion 1946-51; middleweight champion 1951-52, 55, 58), born in Ailey, Georgia

Arthur Leonard SchawlowArthur Leonard Schawlow (1921-1999)

1921-05-05 American physicist who shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics for his pioneering work with lasers, born in Mount Vernon, New York

  • 1921-05-09 Daniel Berrigan, American Jesuit priest and peace activist (Vietnam War), born in Virginia, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • 1921-05-09 Mona Van Duyn, American poet (d. 2004)
  • 1921-05-12 (Otis W.) "Joe" Maphis, American session and country music guitarist ("Dim Lights"), born in Suffolk, Virginia (d. 1986)
  • 1921-05-17 Bob Merrill, American composer and lyricist (People, Mambo Italiano), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 1998)
  • 1921-05-31 Howard Reig, American radio and television announcer
  • 1921-06-07 Tal Farlow, American jazz guitarist, born in Greensboro, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • 1921-06-08 LeRoy Neiman, American painter, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2012)
  • 1921-06-09 Arthur Hertzberg, American Jewish scholar (d. 2006)
  • 1921-06-09 Forrest Bird, American aviator and inventor (1st respirators and ventilators), born in Stoughton, Massachusetts (d. 2015)

Ezzard CharlesEzzard Charles (1921-1975)

1921-07-07 American world heavyweight boxing champion (1949-51), born in Lawrenceville, Georgia

  • 1921-07-10 Harvey Ball, American inventor and designer of popular 'smiley-face' graphic, born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 2001)
  • 1921-07-26 Jean Shepherd, American writer and actor (A Christmas Story), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • 1921-07-30 Grant Johannesen, American concert pianist, born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2005)
  • 1921-08-03 Alec Wyton, English-born American composer, born in London (d. 2007)
  • 1921-08-08 Webb Pierce, American honky-tonk country singer-songwriter, and guitarist ("In The Jailhouse Now"; "Wondering"; "There Stands The Glass"), born in West Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1991)
  • 1921-08-23 Kenneth Arrow, American economist, (Nobel Prize, 1972), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 2201 - 2,300 of 4,915

  • 1999-12-03 "Scatman" John [Larkin], American jazz pianist and singer ("Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)"), dies of lung cancer at 57
  • 1999-12-03 Madeline Kahn, American stage and screen actress (What's Up, Doc?; Young Frankenstein; Paper Moon; Blazing Saddles), and singer, dies of ovarian cancer at 57
  • 1999-12-04 Rose Elizabeth Bird, California Supreme Court Justice (1977-87), dies at 63
  • 1999-12-10 Shirley Hemphill, American actress (b. 1947)
  • 1999-12-12 Joseph Heller, American author (Catch-22), dies at 76
  • 1999-12-12 Paul Cadmus, American artist (The Fleet's In!), dies at 94
  • 1999-12-13 Allen Breed, American inventor of the first automotive airbag sensor, dies of a heart attack while suffering from lung cancer, at 72
  • 1999-12-17 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist ("Just The Two Of Us"; "Mr Magic"; "Let It Flow"), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • 1999-12-17 Rex Allen, American singer-songwriter known as the "the Arizona Cowboy", and actor (Frontier Doctor - "Dr. Baxter"), dies at 78
  • 1999-12-24 Bill Bowerman, American track and field coach and co-founder of Nike, dies at 88
  • 1999-12-24 Zeke Carey, American R&B singer (The Flamingos - "Goodnight Sweetheart"; "I Only Have Eyes For You"), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • 1999-12-26 Curtis Mayfield, American singer-songwriter and soul musician ("Freddie's Dead"; "Superfly"), dies from complications of type 2 diabetes at 57
  • 1999-12-28 Clayton Moore, American actor (The Lone Ranger), dies at 85
  • 1999-12-30 Sarah Knauss, American, once considered the world's oldest living person (b. 1880)
  • 1999-12-31 Elliot Richardson, American politician (b. 1920)
  • 2000-01-02 Nat Adderley, American jazz musician (Work Song), dies from diabetes complications at 68
  • 2000-01-06 Don Martin, American cartoonist (b. 1931)
  • 2000-01-07 Gary Albright, American professional wrestler (b. 1963)
  • 2000-01-10 Sam Jaffe, American music and film producer (Born Free, The Fighting Sullivans), dies at 98
  • 2000-01-11 Ivan Combe, American inventor of personal care products (Clearasil), dies at 88
  • 2000-01-12 Marc Davis, American animator (b. 1913)
  • 2000-01-15 Frances "Fran" Ryan, American actress (Stripes, The Long Riders), dies of natural causes at 83
  • 2000-01-16 Will "Dub" Jones, American pop-rock singer (The Coasters), dies at 71
  • 2000-01-22 Craig Claiborne, American food columnist (NY Times Cookbook), dies at 79
  • 2000-01-24 Bobby Duncum, Jr., American professional wrestler (b. 1965)
  • 2000-02-03 Richard Kleindienst, American politician (b. 1923)
  • 2000-02-04 Carl Albert, American politician, 54th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1971-77), dies at 91
  • 2000-02-04 Doris Coley, American pop singer (The Shirelles - "Will You Love Me Tomorrow"; "Baby It's You"), dies of breast cancer at 58
  • 2000-02-04 Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer, dies at 80
  • 2000-02-07 Big Pun [Christopher Rios], Puerto Rican-American rapper ("I'm Not A Player"), dies of a heart attack at 28
  • 2000-02-08 Bob Collins [Harold Lee], American radio broadcaster (WGN- 720AM, Chicago, 1986-2000), die in mid-air plane collision at 57
  • 2000-02-10 Jim Varney, American actor (b. 1949)

Charles M. SchulzCharles M. Schulz (1922-2000)

2000-02-12 American cartoonist (Peanuts), dies of colon cancer at 77

  • 2000-02-12 Oliver, American pop singer (b. 1945)
  • 2000-02-12 Screamin' Jay Hawkins, American R&B musician (I Put a Spell on You), dies at 70
  • 2000-02-13 James Cooke Brown, American author and inventor (b. 1921)
  • 2000-02-14 Walter Zinn, Canadian-American nuclear physicist (invented the breeder reactor), dies at 93
  • 2000-02-16 Marceline Day [Newlin], American actress, mostly in silent films (The Cameraman; The Jazz Age; The Arm of the Law), dies at 91
  • 2000-02-26 George L. Street III, American Navy Submariner and Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 86
  • 2000-02-29 Dennis Danell, American punk rock guitarist (Social Distortion), dies of heart failure at 38
  • 2000-03-07 Pee Wee King [Julius Frank Kuczynski], American country singer, accordionist, and songwriter ("Tennesee Waltz"; "Slow Poke"), dies of a heart attack at 84
  • 2000-03-25 Helen Martin, American actress (b. 1909)
  • 2000-03-26 Alex Comfort, English author (The Joy of Sex), dies at 80
  • 2000-04-03 Terence McKenna, American writer and philosopher (b. 1946)
  • 2000-04-05 Lee Petty, American race car driver (b. 1914)

Claire TrevorClaire Trevor (1910-2000)

2000-04-08 American actress (Marjorie Morningstar), dies of respiratory failure at 91

  • 2000-04-10 Larry Linville, American actor (M*A*S*H, 1972-77 - "Major Frank Burns"), dies of pneumonia, following cancer surgery in at 60
  • 2000-04-14 Phil Katz, American computer programmer (Zip file format), dies from the effects of alcoholism at 37
  • 2000-04-15 Edward Gorey, American illustrator, dies at 75
  • 2000-04-21 Neal Matthews, Jr., American singer (The Jordanaires), dies at 70
  • 2000-04-25 David Merrick, American theatrical producer (Hello Dolly), dies at 88
  • 2000-04-27 Vicki Sue Robinson, American stage and screen actress, and pop singer ("Turn the Beat Around"), dies of cancer at 45
  • 2000-05-01 Stephen "Steve" Reeves, American professional bodybuilder, actor, and philanthropist (Hercules, Goliath, Sandokan), dies from a blood clot at 74

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (1909-2000)

2000-05-07 American actor (Prisoner of Zenda; Gunga Din), and decorated US naval officer (WWII Beach Jumpers), dies of a heart attack at 90

  • 2000-05-08 Alexander Chislenko, Russian-American transhumanist (b. 1959)
  • 2000-05-12 Adam Petty, American auto racer (son of Kyle Petty; death leads to NASCAR mandate of steering wheel kill switch), dies in practice session accident at 19
  • 2000-05-13 Paul Bartel, American actor (b. 1938)
  • 2000-05-21 Mark R. Hughes, American entrepreneur (b. 1956)
  • 2000-05-24 Kurt Schork, American reporter (b. 1947)
  • 2000-05-30 Tex Beneke, American bandleader and musician (b. 1914)
  • 2000-05-31 Johnnie Taylor, American R&B and multi-genre singer ("Disco Lady"; "I Believe In You"), dies at 66
  • 2000-05-31 Tito Puente, American mambo and Latin jazz bandleader ("Oye Como Va"), dies at 77
  • 2000-06-08 Jeff MacNelly, American Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist (Shoe), dies at 52
  • 2000-06-09 Jacob Lawrence, African-American artist (Sanitarium), dies at 82
  • 2000-06-14 Paul Griffin, American session musician and pianist, dies at 62
  • 2000-06-18 Nancy Marchand, American actress (The Sopranos, Beacon Hill, Margaret-Lou Grant), dies at 71
  • 2000-06-21 Alan Hovhaness, Armenian-American composer (Lousadzak, Ukiyo), dies at 89
  • 2000-07-01 Walter Matthau, American actor and comedian (The Odd Couple, Bad News Bears), dies at 79
  • 2000-07-07 Kenny Irwin, Jr., American auto racer (USAC National Midget Champion 1996; NASCAR 87 starts), dies in a crash during practice at 30
  • 2000-07-10 Justin Pierce, English-American actor and skateboarder (b. 1975)
  • 2000-07-14 Meredith MacRae, American actress (b. 1944)
  • 2000-07-14 William Roscoe Estep, American Baptist historian (b. 1920)
  • 2000-07-20 Gregory Hill (also known as Malaclypse the Younger,) American writer (Principia Discordia), dies at 59
  • 2000-07-26 John Tukey, American statistician (b. 1915)
  • 2000-07-27 Gordon Solie, American wrestling commentator (b. 1929)
  • 2000-07-28 Abraham Pais, Dutch-born American physicist and historian (b. 1918)

Loretta YoungLoretta Young (1913-2000)

2000-08-12 American actress (Farmer's Daughter, Stranger), dies of ovarian cancer at 87

  • 2000-08-25 Carl Barks, American cartoonist (creator of Scrooge McDuck), dies at 99
  • 2000-08-25 Jack Nitzsche, American composer, arranger, music producer, keyboardist (Rolling Stones; Neil Young), and songwriter ("Up Where We Belong"), dies at 63
  • 2000-09-03 Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (Escape to Athena), dies at 86
  • 2000-09-12 Stanley Turrentine, American jazz saxophonist (Wonderland), dies at 66
  • 2000-09-14 Beah Richards, American actress, poet, playwright and author (Roots, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), dies at 80
  • 2000-09-15 Vincent Canby, American movie critic (NY Times), dies at 76
  • 2000-09-17 Nicole Reinhart, American cyclist (b. 1976)
  • 2000-09-23 Carl Rowan, American syndicated journalist (Chicago Sun-Times, Washington bureau), and diplomat, dies of diabetes related heart and kidney issues at 75
  • 2000-09-26 Richard Mulligan, American Emmy Award-winning actor (Soap - "Burt"; Empty Nest; The Big Bus), dies of colorectal cancer at 67
  • 2000-10-01 Robert Allen, American pianist and songwriter "(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays"; "Chances Are"), dies of colon cancer at 73
  • 2000-10-06 Richard Farnsworth, American actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester), dies at 80
  • 2000-10-09 David Dukes, American actor (Beacon Hill, 79 Park Avenue, Winds of War), dies at 55
  • 2000-10-13 Jean Peters, American actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters), dies at 73
  • 2000-10-16 Mel Carnahan, American politician (b. 1934)
  • 2000-10-18 Gwyneth “Gwen” Verdon, American actress, singer and dancer (Cotton Club; Sweet Charity), dies at 75
  • 2000-10-18 Julie London, American singer ("Cry Me A River") and actress (Emergency - "Nurse McCall"), dies at 74
  • 2000-10-23 Rodney Anoa'i (aka Yokozuna), Samoan-American professional wrestler, dies from pulmonary edema at 34

Steve AllenSteve Allen (1921-2000)

2000-10-30 American comedian, composer, actor and TV host (Tonight Show; Steve Allen Show), dies of injuries from a car accident at 78

  • 2000-10-31 Ring Lardner, Jr., American screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • 2000-11-01 Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (b. 1934)
  • 2000-11-05 Victor Grinich, American businessman (b. 1924)
  • 2000-11-06 David Brower, American environmentalist and president (Sierra Club), dies at 88
  • 2000-11-06 L. Sprague de Camp, American sci-fi author (Goblin Tower, Hand of Zei), dies at 92