On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1946

  • Sep 3 Paul Lincke, German composer and theater conductor considered the "father" of the Berlin operetta (Frau Luna, Lysistrata), dies at 79
  • Sep 7 Paul Zech, German writer, dies at 65
  • Sep 9 Mynona, Polish writer (The Creator), dies at 74
  • Sep 11 Arthur van Schendel, writer (Holland Drama), dies at 72)

BattleAmon Göth

Sep 13 Amon Göth, Austrian SS commandant of the Płaszów concentration camp, executed by hanging at 37

SS Officer Amon Göth
SS Officer
Amon Göth
  • Sep 13 Eugene Lanceray, Russian artist, dies at 71
  • Sep 16 James Hopwood Jeans, English physicist, mathematician and astronomer (The Mysterious Universe), dies at 69
  • Sep 16 Mamie Smith, American vaudeville singer, dancer and actress (Crazy Blues), dies at 63
  • Sep 20 Raimu [Jules Auguste Cesar Muraire], French actor (The Baker's Wife, Marius, Fanny), dies from a heart attack at 62
  • Sep 21 Leo Bittermieux, Flemish missionary (Congo), dies at 66
  • Sep 21 Olga Engl, Austrian actress (Phantom), dies at 75
  • Sep 25 Heinrich George [Georg August Friedrich Hermann Schulz], German actor (Hitlerjunge Quex), dies at 52
  • Sep 26 William Strunk Jr., American grammarian and author (The Elements of Style), dies at 77
  • Sep 28 Jean Van de Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter, dies