On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1958

  • Sep 9 Charles Macartney, Australian cricketer (35 Tests 1907-26, 2131 runs 45 wkts), dies at 72
  • 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 11 Camillien Houde, French Canadian politician and Mayor of Montreal, dies at 69
  • Sep 17 Eug√®ne 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, US psychologist/behaviorist, 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 Aare Merikanto, Finnish composer (Juha; Schott Concerto), dies of lung cancer at 65
  • Sep 29 Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (Lemmink√§inen; Juha; Schott Concerto), dies at 65
  • Sep 30 Niels Bjerrum, Danish chemist (ph-stipulation), dies at 79