On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1962

  • Nov 1 Wintter Haynes Watts, American composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 1 Ricardo Rodríguez, Mexican auto racer (youngest F1 driver ever to race for Ferrari), dies in practice accident at 20
  • Nov 2 Felice Lattuada, Italian composer and educator (Civica Scuola di Musica, Milan, 1935-62), dies at 80

Person of interestHarlow Curtice

Nov 3 Harlow Curtice, President of General Motors (1953-8), dies at 69

President of General Motors Harlow Curtice
President of General Motors
Harlow Curtice

Person of interestEleanor Roosevelt

Nov 7 Eleanor Roosevelt, 1st Lady (1933-1945), dies at 78 in NYC

US First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
US First Lady
Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Nov 11 Joseph Allen Jr, American actor (The Night Before the Divorce, Motor Madness), dies at 44
  • Nov 11 René Coty, French politician, President of France (1954-59), dies at 80
  • Nov 12 Alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer, dies at 68
  • Nov 12 Sid Tomack, American actor (The Life of Riley, Adventures of Superman), dies from a heart ailment at 55
  • Nov 14 Manuel Gálvez, Argentine novelist (La maestra normal), dies at 80
  • Nov 17 Arthur Vining Davis, American industrialist and CEO (Alcoa-1910-57), dies at 95
  • Nov 18 Luc Haesaerts, Flemish art critic (Flandre), dies at 63

Person of interestNiels Bohr

Nov 18 Niels Bohr, Danish physicist who expanded quantum physics (Nobel Prize 1922), dies at 77

Nobel Prize Winning Physicist Niels Bohr
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Niels Bohr
  • Nov 20 Jasper McLevy, American socialist mayor of Bridgeport Ct, dies at 84
  • Nov 23 Gloria Gordon, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 81
  • Nov 23 H. J. Friedericy, Dutch author (Last General), dies at 62
  • Nov 24 James J Kilroy, tank inspector (Kilroy was here), dies at 60
  • Nov 26 Albert Sarraut, French Radical politician, Prime Minister of France (1933 and 1936), dies at 90

Person of interestWilhelmina of the Netherlands

Nov 28 Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Queen of the Netherlands (1890-1948), dies at 82

Queen of the Netherlands Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Queen of the Netherlands
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
  • Nov 29 Rav Aaron Kotler, Orthodox Talmudic scholar, dies in Lakewood NJ