On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1965

  • Nov 4 Krsto Odak, Croatian composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 6 Clarence Williams, American composer, dies at 67
  • Nov 6 Edgard Varèse, French-American composer (Ionisation; Poème électronique), dies at 81
  • Nov 7 Friedrich Wildgans, Austrian composer, dies at 52
  • Nov 8 Dorothy Kilgallen, American newspaper columnist (b. 1913)
  • Nov 11 Gaston Glass, French American actor (Opening Your Eyes), dies after long illness at 65
  • Nov 12 Syedna Taher Saifuddin, Bohra Spiritual Leader, dies at 77
  • Nov 14 George Bissett, South African cricketer (25 wickets in 4 Tests for South Africa), dies at 60
  • Nov 14 Russell Collins, American actor (Niagara, Close Up, Shockproof), dies at 68
  • Nov 14 Dawn Powell, American writer (Turn, Magic Wheel), dies at 68
  • Nov 15 John Geoghegan, U.S. Army infantry lieutenant and Silver Star recipient, killed during the Battle of Ia Drang in Vietnam War at 24
  • Nov 16 Alexander King, author (Jack Paar Show), dies at 66
  • Nov 16 William Thomas Cosgrave, President of the Irish Free State, dies at 85
  • Nov 16 Harry Blackstone Sr., American magician, dies at 80
  • Nov 18 Henry A Wallace, VP (1941-45)/founder (Progressive Party), dies at 77
  • Nov 23 Franc Debenham, Australian geographer/geologer, dies at 81
  • Nov 24 Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (b. 1895)
  • Nov 25 Dame Myra Hess, British pianist (b. 1890)
  • Nov 26 Wild Bill Elliott [Gordon Nance], American actor (Beyond the Sacramento), dies of cancer at 60
  • Nov 27 Carl Parrish, American composer, dies at 61