Famous Deaths in 1969 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 290 of 290

  • Aug 18 Mildred Davis, actress (Haunted Spooks), dies of coronary at 68
  • Aug 18 Otto Stern, German/US physicist (Nobel 1943), dies at 81
  • Aug 27 Claire Whitney, silent film actress (Blind Fools), dies at 79
  • Aug 27 Erika Mann, German-American author (Other Germany) and daughter of Thomas Mann, dies at 63
  • Aug 27 Henri EJA de Page, Belgian lawyer, dies
  • Aug 27 Ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist, dies
  • Aug 28 Clarence Hennecke, American actor (The Strong Man, Murder by Television, Keystone Kops), dies at 74
  • Aug 31 Ottmar Gerster, composer, dies at 72

Person of interestRocky Marciano

Aug 31 Rocky Marciano, former heavyweight champ, dies in a plane crash at 45

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano
  • Sep 1 Drew Pearson, newscaster (Drew Pearson), dies at 71
  • Sep 1 William Flanagan, composer, dies at 46
  • Sep 2 Harry Williams Millard, producer, dies of cancer at 41

Person of interestHo Chi Minh

Sep 3 Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Vietnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69), dies at 79 of heart failure

Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary
Ho Chi Minh
  • Sep 3 John Lester, American cricketer (b. 1871)
  • Sep 5 Henk Bijvanck, Dutch composer, dies at 59
  • Sep 5 Mitchell Ayres, orchestra leader (Hollywood Palace), dies at 58
  • Sep 5 Josh White, American blues, folk and gospel musician, dies at 55
  • Sep 6 Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian football player (b. 1892)
  • Sep 7 Everett McKinley Dirksen, (Sen-R), dies at 73
  • Sep 8 Bud Collyer, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), dies at 61
  • Sep 8 Alexandra David-Néel, French explorer and writer (b. 1868)
  • Sep 9 Cecil Dixon, South African cricket off-spinner (1913-14, dismissed Hobbs twice), dies at 78
  • Sep 9 Katherine Singleton, actress/Miss Universe (1926), dies at 65
  • Sep 9 Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (b. 1928)
  • Sep 13 Charles Foulkes, Canada gen/honorary citizen of Wageningen, dies at 66
  • Sep 14 James Anderson, actor (Connection, Five), dies at 48
  • Sep 18 Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer, dies at 66
  • Sep 19 Bert [Lambertus] Bakker, director Free Netherland/inventor, dies
  • Sep 19 Rex Ingram, American actor (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tarzan of the Apes, The ten Commandments), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • Sep 22 Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico, dies at 59
  • Sep 27 Violet Farebrother, English actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue), dies at 81
  • Oct 2 Katharine Susannah Prichard, novelist (Black Opal), dies at 85
  • Oct 3 Skip James, American blues musician (b. 1902)
  • Oct 4 Vibart Wight, cricketer (member of WI 1st Test touring 1928), dies
  • Oct 4 Natalino Otto, Italian singer (b. 1912)

Person of interestWalter Hagen

Oct 6 Walter Hagen, US PGA golfer (won 11 majors, US Open 1914, 19), dies at 76

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen
  • Oct 7 Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (b. 1888)
  • Oct 8 Eduardo Ciannelli, Italian actor (Foreign Correspondent, Gunga Din), dies at 80
  • Oct 12 Serge Poliakoff, Russ/French painter, dies
  • Oct 12 Sonja Henie, Norwegian ice skater (Olympic gold 1928,32,36) and actress (My Lucky Star), dies from leukemia at 57
  • Oct 15 Rod La Rocque, American actor (Mystery Woman), dies at 70
  • Oct 15 Shermake, president of (Somalia), murdered

Person of interestJack Kerouac

Oct 21 Jack Kerouac, American (Doctor Sax, On the Road), dies at 47

Writer Jack Kerouac
Writer
Jack Kerouac
  • Oct 21 Waclaw Sierpinski, Polish mathematician (b. 1882)
  • Oct 22 Giovanni Martinelli, Italian opera singer (NY Met), dies on 84th birthday
  • Oct 23 Tommy Edwards, rocker, dies at 47
  • Oct 24 Otto Jochum, German composer, dies at 71
  • Oct 27 Jaime Pahissa, composer, dies at 89
  • Oct 28 Constance Dowling, actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49
  • Oct 29 Vic Richardson, cricketer (Aussie capt 1935-36), dies
  • Oct 30 Pops Foster, American musician (b. 1892)

  • Oct 31 Hugo Pfister, composer, dies at 55
  • Nov 2 Marion Lloyd Vince, fencer (National champ 1928, 31), dies at 63
  • Nov 4 Carlos Marighela, Brazilian guerilla, dies in battle
  • Nov 4 Ferenc Szabó, Hungarian composer (Lúdas Matyi, Légy jó mindhalálig), dies at 66
  • Nov 5 Itih Walracen, Sudanese widow of author William Walraven, dies
  • Nov 5 Lloyd Corrigan, American actor (Papa Dodger, The Manchurian Candidate), dies at 69
  • Nov 8 Kam Tong, Chinese American actor (Have Gun Will Travel, Across the Pacific, Flower Drum Song), dies at 62
  • Nov 8 Vesto Slipher, American Astronomer who provided the first evidence to support the expanding-universe theory
  • Nov 8 Dave O'Brien [Fronabarger], American actor and writer (Reefer Madness, Kiss Me Kate, 1st Aid), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • Nov 11 Frank Newburg, American actor (Homemaker), dies at 83
  • Nov 12 Louis van Tulder, tenor (Kantoorkruk to high C), dies at 77
  • Nov 15 Roy D'Arcy [Roy Giusti}, American actor (Warning Shadows, Revolt of Zombies), dies at 75

Person of interestJoseph P. Kennedy

Nov 18 Joseph P Kennedy, JFK/RFK/TMK father, dies in Hyannis Port Mass, at 81

Patriarch of the Kennedy family Joseph P. Kennedy
Patriarch of the Kennedy family
Joseph P. Kennedy
  • Nov 18 Leon Jongen, Belgian composer, dies at 85
  • Nov 18 Ted Heath, British musician and bandleader (b. 1902)
  • Nov 21 Mutesa II of Buganda, President of Uganda (1924)
  • Nov 22 Acario Cotapos, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 28 Roy Barcroft [Howard Ravenscroft], American actor (Oklahoma!, Freckles), dies at 67
  • Dec 1 Magic Sam, American blues guitarist and singer (b. 1937)
  • Dec 2 Kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies
  • Dec 3 Ruth White, American actress (To Kill a Mockingbird, Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 55
  • Dec 3 Mathias Wieman, German actor (The Blue Light, Fear), dies at 67
  • Dec 4 Alceo Toni, Italian composer, dies at 85
  • Dec 4 Fred Hampton, US Black-Panther leader, murdered
  • Dec 7 Eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
  • Dec 7 Hugh Williams, British dramatist, actor and writer (Wuthering Heights, Bank Holiday), dies after surgery at 65
  • Dec 7 Lefty O'Doul, American baseball player (b. 1897)
  • Dec 8 Vincenzo Davico, composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 10 Franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75
  • Dec 10 Leigh Harline, composer, dies at 62
  • Dec 13 Raymond A Spruance, US admiral (battle of Midway), dies at 83
  • Dec 13 Spencer Williams, American director, writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show), dies at 76
  • Dec 17 Arturo da Costa e Silva, President of Brazil (1967-69), dies at 67
  • Dec 22 Ilse Steppat, actress (Invisible Terror), dies at 52
  • Dec 22 Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Shanghai Express), dies at 75
  • Dec 23 Donald Foster, American actor (Hazel, Lord Love A Duck), dies after long illness at 80
  • Dec 26 Louise L de Vilmorin, French poet/author (History d'aimer), dies at 67
  • Dec 28 Henry Oscar, English stage and film actor (Saint in London), dies at 78
  • Dec 31 Salvatore Baccaloni,Italian opera singer and actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby), dies at 69