Famous Deaths in November 1944

  • Nov 2 Thomas Midgley, American chemist and inventor (b. 1889)
  • Nov 3 Jack Miner, Canadian naturalist and conservationist, dies at 79
  • Nov 5 Alexis Carrel, French surgeon, sociologist and biologist (Nobel 1912), dies at 71
  • Nov 6 Hannah Senesh, Jewish poetess, executed by Nazis in Budapest
  • Nov 6 Lord Moyne, British prefect (Middle-East), murdered
  • Nov 6 Segundo "Boy" Ecury, Aruba, WW II resistance fighter, executed at 22
  • Nov 6 Boy Ecury [Segundo Jorge Adelberto Ecury], member of the Dutch Resistance in World War II, dies at 22
  • Nov 7 Richard Sorge, German spy for USSR in Tokyp (WWII), hanged in Tokyo at 49
  • Nov 8 Walter Nowotny, German combat/jet fighter pilot, dies
  • Nov 9 Frank Marshall, American chess player (b. 1877)
  • Nov 12 Edgar Stillman Kelley, US composer (Gulliver), dies at 87
  • Nov 12 George D Birkhoff, American mathematician (Aesthetic measure), dies at 60
  • Nov 12 Roy Agnew, Australian composer (Sonata Ballade), dies at 51
  • Nov 13 Paul Graener, composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 13 Wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35), dies
  • Nov 14 Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist, dies at 71

  • Nov 15 Maarten Reuchlin, resistance fighter, executed
  • Nov 16 Charles Kelleway, Australian cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies at 58
  • Nov 17 A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies
  • Nov 20 Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21
  • Nov 22 Arthur Stanley Eddington, dies
  • Nov 22 Arthur Eddington, English astrophysicist, cosmologist and mathematician (stars), dies at 61
  • Nov 24 EMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies
  • Nov 24 Vaclav Stepan, composer, dies at 54
  • Nov 25 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/baseball commisioner, dies at 78
  • Nov 27 Leonid Isaakovich Mandelshtam, Russian physicist (b. 1879)
  • Nov 28 Bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn
  • Nov 28 Camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian, dies
  • Nov 28 Joop Brouwer de Koning, youngest Dutch radio operator, executed at 25
  • Nov 28 Lode Zielens, Flemish author/journalist, dies at 43
  • Nov 30 Max Halbe, German playwright (Jugend), dies at 79

Person of interestAlbert B. Fall

Nov 30 Albert B. Fall, New Mexico Senator (Teapot Dome Scandal), dies at 83

United States Senator Albert B. Fall
United States Senator
Albert B. Fall