Famous Deaths in October 1967

  • Oct 2 Albertina Rasch, ballerina/choreographer, dies at 76
  • Oct 3 Woodrow "Woody" Guthrie, American singer and songwriter (This Land Is Your Land), dies of Huntington's Chorea at 55
  • Oct 3 Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Last Night of Proms), dies at 72
  • Oct 3 Pinto Colvig, animation voice (Goofy, Pluto), dies at 75
  • Oct 3 Walter Muller von Kulm, Swiss composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 3 Woodrow Wilson "Woodie" Guthrie, US folk singer/guitarist, dies at 55
  • Oct 5 Clifton C Williams Jr, astronaut, dies at 35, in T-38 jet crash
  • Oct 7 Norman Angell (Lane), English journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1933), dies

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Oct 8 Clement Attlee, British politician, Prime Minister of Great Britain (1945-51), dies at 84

British Prime Minister Clement Attlee
British Prime Minister
Clement Attlee
  • Oct 9 Andre Maurois [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac), dies at 82

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Oct 9 Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary and physician, executed in Bolivia at 39

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • Oct 9 Gordon Allport, US Psychologist (personalities), dies at 69
  • Oct 10 Ervin Major, Hungarian composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 11 Ivan Isakov [Hovhannes Ter-Isahakyan], Russian-Armenian military commander (Commander in Chief of the Soviet Navy during World War II), dies at 73
  • Oct 12 Nathaniel "Nat" Pendleton, American wrestler (Olympics 1920, Silver) and actor (The Thin Man, Reckless), dies from a heart attack at 72
  • Oct 12 Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia, Indian Socialist politician, dies at 57
  • Oct 14 Marcel AymĂ©, French novelist and playwright (b. 1902)
  • Oct 17 Henry Pu Yi, last emperor of China, dies at 61
  • Oct 20 Yoshida Shigeru, Japanese politician and diplomat, Prime Minister of Japan (1946-54), dies at 89
  • Oct 21 Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram), dies at 94
  • Oct 24 Lyle Latell, American actor (Not of the Earth, Dick Tracy's Dilemma, Sky Dragon), dies rom a heart attack at 63
  • Oct 29 Julien Duvivier, French film director (La Bandera), dies at 71
  • Oct 30 Charles Trowbridge, Mexican-American actor (Fatal Hour), dies at 85
  • Oct 31 Jan Mens, Dutch writer (Honor to God Alone), dies at 70