On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1967 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 347 of 347

  • Aug 2 Claude Albert Barnett, American journalist and founder (Associated Negro Press), dies at 77
  • Aug 4 Peter Smith, cricketer (Essex leggie, 3 wickets for England), dies
  • Aug 7 Max Branch, music/radio commentator, dies at 75
  • Aug 7 Max [Marcus] Tak, Dutch violinist and radio commentator, dies at 75
  • Aug 8 Jaromir Weinberger, Czech/American composer (Czech Rhapsody), dies at 71
  • Aug 9 Anton Walbrook [Adolf Wohlbrook], Austrian actor (Laura, I Accuse), dies of heart attack at 66
  • Aug 9 Joe Orton, EBritish actor and dramatist (Prick Up Your Ears), is murdered by his partner Kenneth Halliwell at 34
  • Aug 10 John Francis Larchet, composer, dies at 83
  • Aug 13 Jane Darwell, actress (Girls in Prison), dies of heart attack at 87
  • Aug 14 Bob Anderson, British racing driver (b. 1931)
  • Aug 15 René Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter (This is Not a Pipe), dies at 68
  • Aug 19 Carl Wilhelm de Vries, Dutch jurist, dies at 84
  • Aug 19 Isaac Deutscher, Polish-English historian (Stalin/Trotsky biography), dies at 60
  • Aug 19 Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born American inventor and sci-fi writer (1960 Hugo), dies at 83
  • Aug 22 Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American endocrinologist (b. 1903)
  • Aug 23 Georges Berger, Belgian racing driver, dies at 48

  • Aug 24 Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65

Person of interestHenry J. Kaiser

Aug 24 Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85

Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser
Industrialist
Henry J. Kaiser
  • Aug 25 George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated

Person of interestPaul Muni

Aug 25 Paul Muni, actor (Good Earth), dies after lengthy illness at 71

Actor Paul Muni
Actor
Paul Muni
  • Aug 25 Stanley Bruce, 8th Prime Minister of Australia, dies at 84
  • Aug 26 Andres Sas, Belgian Peruvian composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 26 Dilawar Hussain, cricketer (Indian wicketkeeper in the 1930's), dies

Person of interestBrian Epstein

Aug 27 Brian Epstein, English music entrepreneur and manager (Beatles), dies of drug overdose at 32

Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager Brian Epstein
Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager
Brian Epstein
  • Aug 27 Henri-Georges Adam, French painter/cartoonist/sculptor, dies at 63
  • Aug 28 Charles Darrow, American businessman who modified and popularized Monopoly game, dies at 78
  • Aug 28 Bruce Smith, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1941, U of Minnesota; NFL: Green Bay Packers), dies of cancer at 47
  • Aug 31 Ilja G Ehrenburg, Russian poet/writer (9th wave), dies at 76
  • Aug 31 Michael Fitzmaurice, American radio actor (Superman, Reported Missing, 14 Hours), dies of lymphoma at 59
  • Sep 1 Ilja Ehrenburg, Soviet writer, dies at 76
  • Sep 1 Siegfried Sassoon, English poet and writer (Counterattack), dies at 80
  • Sep 1 James Dunn, American actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 6 Gun Law), dies at 61
  • Sep 1 Ilse Koch, Nazi war criminal (commonly known as "The Bitch of Buchenwald") hangs herself in prison at 60
  • 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 38
  • 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, sister of Ida Mae/actress (Virtuous Husband), dies at 78
  • Sep 15 Hans Haug, Swiss classical composer, dies at 67
  • Sep 18 John Cockcroft, English physicist (Radar, Nobel 1951), dies at 70
  • Sep 19 Martin Block, TV announcer (Chesterfield Supper Club), dies at 64
  • Sep 19 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter, dies at 82
  • Sep 19 Monica Proietti, Canadian criminal (b. 1940)
  • Sep 20 Henri Mulet, French composer, 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 at 50
  • Sep 29 Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco, Jolson Sings Again), dies of leukemia at 67
  • Oct 2 Albertina Rasch, Austrian-born American ballerina and choreographer, dies at 76
  • Oct 3 [Woodrow Wilson] Woody Guthrie, American folk singer (This Land Is Your Land), dies of Huntington's disease at 55
  • Oct 3 Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Last Night of Proms), dies at 72
  • Oct 3 Pinto Colvig, American animation voice actor (Goofy, Pluto), dies at 75
  • Oct 3 Walter Muller von Kulm, Swiss composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 5 Clifton Williams, American major and NASA astronaut, dies at 35, in T-38 jet crash
  • Oct 7 Norman Angell (Lane), English journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1933), dies

Person of interestClement Attlee

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 8 Vernon Watkins, Welsh poet (Ballad of Mari Lwyd), dies at 61
  • Oct 9 Andre Maurois [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac), dies at 82

BattleChe Guevara

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, American 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 Aymé, French novelist and playwright, dies at 65
  • 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 This Earth; Dick Tracy's Dilemma; Sky Dragon),, dies of a heart attack at 63
  • Oct 25 Margaret Ayer Barnes, American playwright and writer (Years of Grace), dies at 81
  • 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
  • Nov 1 Benita Hume, British actress (Tarzan Escapes, High Treason, Halls of Ivy), dies at 61
  • Nov 4 June Thorburn, British actress (Touch & Go, Children Galore), dies in plane crash at 36
  • Nov 7 John Nance Garner, American Democratic politician & lawyer (32nd Vice President of the U.S.), dies at 98
  • Nov 7 Juan Tomas Perez, composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 7 Larry Kent, director (High Stakes), dies at 67
  • Nov 9 Charles Bickford, American actor (Dynamite, The Virginian), dies of a blood infection at 78
  • Nov 10 Ida Cox (nee Prather), American blues singer and vaudeville performer, dies at 79, 73, or 71 [year of birth disputed]
  • Nov 11 Harry Seymour, American composer, actor (Tenderfoot), dies of heart attack at 76
  • Nov 11 Jordan Whitfield, American actor (Bomba the Jungle Boy, Lord of the Jungle, Swamp Fox), dies of heart attack at 49
  • Nov 12 Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian, dies at 58
  • Nov 12 Kurt Barthel [KuBa], German writer and political activist, dies at 53
  • Nov 13 Pierre Moulaert, Belgian composer, dies at 60
  • Nov 13 Harriet Cohen, British pianist, dies at 71

  • Nov 14 C. K. Nayudu, Indian cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30's), dies at 72
  • Nov 15 Alice Lake, American silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72
  • Nov 15 Michael J. Adams, USAF pilot (X-15), dies in X-15 crash at 37
  • Nov 19 Charles J. Watters, US Army chaplain, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1927)
  • Nov 19 João Guimarães Rosa, Brazilian writer (The Devil to Pay in the Backlands), dies at 59
  • Nov 21 Florence Reed, actress (Black Panther Club), dies after illness at 84
  • Nov 21 C. M. Eddy, Jr., American writer (b. 1896)
  • Nov 22 Edvin Kallstenius, Swedish composer and librarian, dies at 86
  • Nov 22 Pavel Korin, Russian painter (b. 1892)
  • Nov 23 Freddie Martin, cricket WI batsman, (9 Tests 486 runs 1 century), dies
  • Nov 24 Arnold J d'ailly, mayor of Amsterdam (1946-56), dies at 65
  • Nov 24 Louis Fratto, American gangster (b. 1908)
  • Nov 25 Ossip Zadkine [Zadkin], Russ sculptor (Destroyed City), dies at 77
  • Nov 26 Albert Warner [Abraham Albert Wonsal], American film producer (Warner Bros. Studio), dies at 83
  • Nov 27 Cameron Prud'Homme, American actor (Rainmaker), dies after long illness at 75
  • Nov 27 Ettore Panizza, Argentinian composer and conductor, dies at 92
  • Nov 28 Léon M'ba, Gabonese politician and 1st president of Gabon (1961-67), dies at 65
  • Nov 29 Theo Marcuse, American character actor (Mara of Wilderness), dies in auto accident at 47
  • Nov 30 Patrick Kavanagh, Irish screenwriterr (Great Hunger), dies
  • Dec 2 Francis J "Cardinal" Spellman, archbishop of NY, dies at 78
  • Dec 2 Francis Spellman, American Bishop and Cardinal of Roman Catholic Church, dies at 78
  • Dec 3 Annette Kolb, German writer and pacifist, dies at 97
  • Dec 4 Bert Lahr [Irving Lahrheim], American comic and actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies at 72
  • Dec 4 Harry Wismer, American sports broadcaster and AFL team owner (New York Titans), dies after a fall at 54
  • Dec 7 House Peters, British silent film actor (This Is the Life, Kansas Territory), dies at 87

Person of interestRobert Henry Lawrence, Jr.

Dec 8 Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr., 1st African-American astronaut and U.S. Air Force major, dies in a crash of an F-104 Starfighter while training at 32

  • Dec 8 John Mills, Sr., American singer (Mills Brothers) (b. 1889)
  • Dec 9 Charles Léon Hammes, Luxembourgian lawyer and President of the European Court of Justice (b. 1898)
  • Dec 10 Brasílio Itiberê da Cunha Luz, Brazilian composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 10 Carl Cunningham, American drummer (The Bar-kays - "Soul Finger"), killed in Otis Redding plane crash in Lake Monona, Wisconsin crash at 19

  • Dec 10 Jimmy King, American guitarist (The Bar-kays - "Soul Finger"), dies in Otis Redding plane crash in Lake Monona, Wisconsin crash at 18

Person of interestOtis Redding

Dec 10 Otis Redding, American soul singer-songwriter ("Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay"; "Respect"), dies in a plane crash in Lake Monona, Wisconsin at 26

Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding
  • Dec 10 Phalin Jones, American soul and R&B saxophonist (The Bar-kays - "Soul Finger"), dies in Otis Redding plane crash in Lake Monona, Wisconsin at 19
  • Dec 10 Ron Caldwell, American soul and R&B keyboardist (The Bar-kays - "Soul Finger"), dies in Otis Redding plane crash in Lake Monona, Wisconsin at 18
  • Dec 11 Howard Freeman, American actor (Studio One, Double Dynamite), dies after illness at 68
  • Dec 11 Richard Stöhr, Austrian composer, dies at 93
  • Dec 11 Victor De Sabata, Italian conductor and composer (II Macigno), dies at 75
  • Dec 14 Frank Moran, American heavyweight boxer & film actor, dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Dec 17 Harold Holt, Australian prime minister (Liberal, 1966-67), presumed to have drowned at 59
  • Dec 17 [Francis] Barry Byrne, American architect, dies at 83
  • Dec 17 Jack Perrin, American actor, dies of heart attack at 71
  • Dec 19 Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor, dies at 78
  • Dec 21 Louis Washkansky, 18 days after 1st heart transplant, dies at 55
  • Dec 21 Stuart "Stu" Erwin, American actor (The Stu Erwin Show), dies of heart attack at 64
  • Dec 22 Lee Krieger, American actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), dies at 48
  • Dec 23 Karen Verne [Ingeborg Klinkerfuss], German actress (Sky Murder, All Through the Night, Madame X), dies from a heart ailment at 49
  • Dec 23 Richard Flury, Swiss composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 23 Ruth Fuller Sasaki, American Zen teacher (1st Zen Institute of America), dies at 75
  • Dec 24 Karl Ristenpart, German conductor, dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Dec 26 Sydney Barnes, English cricketer (27 Tests for England, 189 wickets) and probably England's greatest bowler, dies at 94
  • Dec 28 Béla Schick, Hungarian-American paediatrician (Schick test), dies at 90
  • Dec 28 Katharine McCormick, American biologist, suffragist and philanthropist, dies at 92
  • Dec 29 Paul Whiteman "The King of Jazz", American orchestra leader (Fabulous Dorseys), dies at 77
  • Dec 30 Bert Berns, American songwriter ("Twist And Shout"; "Piece Of My Heart"; "Hang On Sloopy") and producer ("Under The Boardwalk"; "Brown-Eyed Girl"), dies of heart failure at 38

Person of interestVincent Massey

Dec 30 Vincent Massey, Canadian diplomat, 1st Canadian-born Governor General of Canada (1952-59), dies at 80

Governor General of Canada Vincent Massey
Governor General of Canada
Vincent Massey
  • Dec 31 Arthur Mailey, Australian cricket spin bowler (21 Tests, 99 wickets; 10/66 v Gloucestershire 1921), dies at 81