On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1962

  • Sep 2 William Wilkerson, Founder of the Hollywood Reporter, The Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas and nightclubs such as Ciro's (b. 1890)
  • Sep 3 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter, dies at 63
  • Sep 3 E. E. Cummings, American poet (Tulips & Chimneys), dies at 67
  • Sep 4 William Clothier, American tennis player (US Nat C'ships 1906; 1st President International Hall of Fame 1954), dies at 80
  • Sep 6 Hanns Eisler, Austrian composer (East German National Anthem), dies at 64
  • Sep 6 Seiichiro Kashio, Japanese tennis player (b. 1892)
  • Sep 7 Morris Louis, American painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49
  • Sep 7 Isak Dinesen [Karen Blixen-Finecke], Danish baroness and writer (Out of Africa), dies at 77
  • Sep 7 Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese novelist (b. 1892)
  • Sep 7 Isak Dinesen, Danish author (b. 1885)
  • Sep 8 Hermann Standiger, German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84
  • Sep 9 Pat Rooney, American vaudevillian (Night club), dies at 82
  • Sep 9 Geoffrey Mander, English industrialist (Mander Brothers Ltd.), dies at 80
  • Sep 14 Marcel Delannoy, French composer, dies at 64
  • Sep 16 Saif al-Islam Achmad, monarch of Yemen, dies at about 71
  • Sep 18 Therese Neumann, German stigma, dies at 64
  • Sep 19 Nikolai Pogodin, Soviet playwright, dies at 61
  • Sep 27 Francisco Brochado da Rocha, Prime Minister of Brazil (1962), dies at 52
  • Sep 29 Patrick Corry, developed self-rotating rock drill, dies in the Bronx