Famous People Who Died in November 1963

  • Nov 1 Elsa Maxwell, American author (Jack Paar Show), dies at 80

Ngô Đình DiệmNgô Đình Diệm (1901-1963)

Nov 2 President and authoritarian leader of South Vietnam (1954-63), assassinated in a coup at 62

  • Nov 6 Djuanda Kartawidjaja, 11th and final Prime Minister of Indonesia, dies at 52
  • Nov 8 Simon Jurovsky, Slovak composer and conductor, dies at 51
  • Nov 10 Otto Flake, writer, dies
  • Nov 13 Margaret Murray, English anthropologist and Egyptologist (b. 1863)
  • Nov 15 (Frederick) "Fritz" Reiner, Hungarian-American conductor (Cincinnati Symphony, 1922-31; Pittsburgh Symphony, 1938-48; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1953-63), and educator (Curtis Institute), dies of pneumonia at 74 [1]
  • Nov 15 Linus McAtee, American Hall of Fame jockey (Preakness Stakes 1916; Kentucky Derby 1927, 29; US Champion Jockey by earnings 1928), dies at 65
  • Nov 19 Carmen Amaya, Spanish flamenco dancer, dies at about 50
  • Nov 21 Artur Lemba, Estonian concert pianist, composer (Sabina), and piano teacher (St. Petersburg Conservatory, 1908-20), dies at 67
  • Nov 21 Luis Cernuda, Spanish poet (Perfil del Aire), dies at 61
  • Nov 21 Pierre Blanchar, Algerian actor and director (Magnificent Sinner; Wooden Crosses; Pastoral Symphony), dies from a brain tumor at 71
  • Nov 21 Robert Stroud, American murderer, convict, and ornithologist dubbed "Birdman of Alcatraz", dies at 73

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley (1894-1963)

Nov 22 English author (Brave New World), dies at 69

  • Nov 22 Bikram Singh, Indian Lt-General (Kashmir), killed in a helicopter crash in Poonch district

C. S. LewisC. S. Lewis (1898-1963)

Nov 22 British author (The Chronicles of Narnia), dies of renal failure at 64

  • Nov 22 Daulet Singh, Indian Lt-General, killed in a helicopter crash in Poonch district
  • Nov 22 Erlic Pinto, Indian air vice marshal (Annexation of Goa), killed at 42 in a helicopter crash in Poonch district
  • Nov 22 J. D. Tippit, American police officer, murdered by Lee Harvey Oswald at 39, shortly after the assassination of John F. Kennedy

John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Nov 22 35th President of the United States (1961-63) and Senator (D-Mass), assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas at 46

  • Nov 22 Wilhelm Beiglböck, Nazi physician (b. 1905)
  • Nov 22 William R. Titterton, English author (Candle of the Stars), dies at 87

Lee Harvey OswaldLee Harvey Oswald (1939-1963)

Nov 24 American assassin, shot dead two days after he killed JFK by nightclub owner Jack Ruby live on TV at 24

  • Nov 26 Amelita Galli-Curci, Italian-American operatic soprano (Cave of the Winds), dies at 81
  • Nov 28 Fred Uttal, TV host (QED), dies at 55
  • Nov 28 Karyn Kupcinet, American actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show), murdered at 23