Famous People Who Died in September 1967

  • Sep 1 Ilja Ehrenburg, Soviet writer, dies at 76
  • Sep 1 Ilse Koch, Nazi war criminal (commonly known as "The Bitch of Buchenwald") hangs herself in prison at 60
  • Sep 1 James Dunn, American vaudeville performer, stage and screen actor (Bad Girl; Bright Eyes; A Tree Grows in Brooklyn), dies from surgery complications at 65
  • Sep 1 Siegfried Sassoon, English poet and writer (Counterattack), dies at 80
  • Sep 2 Francis Ouimet, American golfer (US Open 1913, US Amateur 1914, 31), dies at 74
  • Sep 3 David Cohen, historian and chairman of the Jewish Council, dies at 84
  • Sep 9 Helen Flint, actress (Sea Devils), dies after being hit by a car at 69
  • Sep 11 Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist, dies at 62
  • Sep 13 Russell L. Rogers, American electrical engineer and astronaut (X-20), dies in explosion at 39
  • Sep 13 Varian Fry, American journalist and recognized as "Righteous Among the Nations", dies at 59
  • Sep 14 Mohammed Abdul Hakim Amer, Egyptian vice-PM, commits suicide at 47
  • Sep 15 Eva McKenzie, American actress (Virtuous Husband), dies at 78
  • Sep 15 Hans Haug, Swiss classical composer, dies at 67
  • Sep 18 John Cockcroft, English physicist (development of Radar, Nobel Prize 1951 for 1st particle accelerator, Director of Atomic Energy Research Establishment), dies at 70
  • Sep 19 Martin Block, TV announcer (Chesterfield Supper Club), dies at 64
  • Sep 19 Monica Proietti, Canadian criminal (b. 1940)
  • Sep 19 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter, dies at 82
  • Sep 20 Henri Mulet, French organist, cellist, and composer (Carillon-Sortie; Esquisses Byzantines), dies at 88
  • Sep 24 Orville Caldwell, American actor (Patsy, French Doll, Last Warning), dies at 71
  • Sep 24 Robert van Gulik, Dutch diplomat and writer (Judge Dee), dies at 57
  • Sep 25 Hezekiah "Stuff" Smith, American jazz violinist & composer ("It's Wonderful"), dies at 58
  • Sep 27 Felix Yussupov, Russian aristocrat, dies at 80
  • Sep 29 Carson McCullers, American author (Heart is a Lonely Hunter), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 50
  • Sep 29 Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco, Jolson Sings Again), dies of leukemia at 67