On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1954

  • Sep 3 Eugene Pallette, American actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Mark of Zorro), dies at 65
  • Sep 5 Eugen Schiffer, German lawyer and liberal politician, dies at 94
  • Sep 7 Bud Fisher, American cartoonist (Mutt and Jeff), dies at 69
  • Sep 9 Alfred Gradstein, Polish composer, dies at 49
  • Sep 10 Peter Anders, German opera singer, dies at 46
  • Sep 11 Licinio Refice, Italian priest and composer (Cecilia), dies at 69
  • Sep 19 Tibor Hars├ínyi, Hungarian composer, dies at 56
  • Sep 21 Kokichi Mikimoto, Japanese inventor (b. 1858)
  • Sep 24 Edward Pilgrim, British homeowner who committed suicide due to housing bureaucracy scandal, hangs himself at 53
  • Sep 25 Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, Spanish essayist/philosopher, dies at 71
  • Sep 26 Ellen Roosevelt, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1890), dies at 86
  • Sep 28 Bert Lytell, American actor (One Man's Family), dies at 69
  • Sep 28 George Harrison Shull, American plant geneticist, dies at 80
  • Sep 29 William John Gruffydd, Welsh poet and scholar, dies at 73
  • Sep 30 Percie Charlton, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1890), dies