On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1943

  • Nov 5 Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter and graphic artist, dies at 62
  • Nov 7 Dwight Frye, American actor (Black Camel, Dracula, Frankenstein), dies from a heart attack at 44
  • Nov 9 Bernhard Lichtenberg, German clergyman and theologian, dies at 67
  • Nov 16 Marcel Verhamme, Belgian resistance fighter, executed
  • Nov 17 Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer, dies at 74
  • Nov 19 André Antoine, French actor and stage manager (founded Théâtre-Libre), dies at 85
  • Nov 22 Lorenz Hart, American lyricist (I Could Write A Book, My Funny Valentine) and half of the Broadway musical team Rodgers and Hart, dies of pneumonia from exposure after drinking heavily in NYC at 48
  • Nov 22 Pietro Alessandro Yon, Italian organist and composer, dies at 57
  • Nov 23 Ernie Jones, Australian cricket fast bowler (19 Tests, 64 wickets; first bowler to be called for throwing in a Test), dies at 74
  • Nov 24 Martin Raschke, German author and publisher dies at 38
  • Nov 24 Reina Prince Geerligs [Leentjes Vandendriesch], anti-fascist, dies
  • Nov 24 Doris Miller, American navy cook (b. 1919)
  • Nov 26 Edward H "Butch" O'hare, US pilot/lt-comdr, dies in battle
  • Nov 27 Ivo Lola Ribar, Croatian communist and partisan, killed by a German bomb at 27