On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1964

  • Sep 1 George Georgescu, Romanian conductor and composer, dies at 76
  • Sep 2 Francisco Craveiro Lopes, 12th President of Portugal (1951-58), dies at 70
  • Sep 2 Morris Ankrum, American actor (Kronos, Earth vs Flying Saucers), dies at 67
  • Sep 2 Glenn Albert Black, American archaeologist, dies at 64
  • Sep 2 Alvin York, American World War I soldier who led a famed attack on a German machine gun nest (Medal of Honor), dies at 76
  • Sep 3 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 3 Stewart Holbrook, American author (b. 1893)
  • Sep 4 W Bergengruen, writer, dies at 71
  • Sep 9 Charles O'Neill, Canadian composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 14 Mary Howe, American composer and pianist (Sand), dies at 82
  • Sep 15 Robert Dower, South African cricketer (1 Test South Africa v England 1898, scored 0 & 9), dies at 88
  • Sep 16 Leo Weismantel, German writer (Das Totenliebespar), dies at 76
  • Sep 18 Sean O'Casey, Irish playwright (The Plough and the Stars), dies at 84
  • Sep 18 Clive Bell, English art critic, dies at 83
  • Sep 18 J. Frank Dobie, American folklorist and newspaper columnist, dies at 75
  • Sep 21 Jim Koethe, Dallas Times Herald reporter, killed by karate chop
  • Sep 26 Calvin Thomas, actor (Judge Hunter-One Man's Family), dies at 79
  • Sep 26 Ida Moore, actress (Mr Music, Johnny Belinda), dies at 82
  • Sep 28 George Dyson, English musician and composer, dies at 81
  • Sep 28 Nacio Herb Brown, American composer (Singin' In The Rain), dies at 68
  • Sep 28 Harpo Marx [Adolph], American actor and comedian (Marx brothers), dies at 75
  • Sep 28 Mikhail Svetlov, Russian poet and writer, dies at 61
  • Sep 29 Robert Burton, American actor (The Big Heat, Compulsion, A Man Called Peter), dies from cancer at 69