Famous People Who Died in September 1958

  • Sep 9 Charles Macartney, Australian cricket all-rounder (35 Tests, 2,131 runs @ 41.78, 7 x 100s, 45 wickets), dies at 72
  • Sep 11 Camillien Houde, French Canadian politician and Mayor of Montreal, dies at 69
  • Sep 11 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • Sep 11 Robert W. Service, English-Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee), dies at 84
  • Sep 17 Eugène Jungers, Belgian Governor of Rwanda Urundi, dies at 70
  • Sep 17 Friedrich Adolf Paneth, Austrian-British chemist, dies at 71
  • Sep 17 Herbie Fields [Bernfeld], American jazz saxophonist and bandleader ("Dardanella"), dies from an intentional overdose of sleeping pills at 39
  • Sep 22 Mary Roberts Rinehart, American mystery writer and playwright (The Circular Staircase), dies at 82
  • Sep 25 John B. Watson, American psychologist who popularized the scientific theory of behaviorism, dies at 80
  • Sep 26 Carl Brisson, Danish actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho, Murder at the Vanities), dies of jaundice at 64
  • Sep 28 Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (Juha; Schott Concerto), and educator, dies of lung cancer at 65
  • Sep 30 Niels Bjerrum, Danish chemist (ph-stipulation), dies at 79