On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1982

  • Sep 1 Clifford M Curzon, England, pianist, dies at 75
  • Sep 1 Wladislaw Gomulka, Polish partisan/party leader, dies at 76
  • Sep 1 Haskell Curry, American mathematician (b. 1900)
  • Sep 2 Jay Novello, actor (Harum Scarum, Rebel Breed), dies of cancer at 78
  • Sep 2 Tom Baker, American actor, dies of a drug overdose in New York at 42
  • Sep 3 Carlo Alberto dalla Chiesa, Italian general who fought the mafia, murdered by Sicilian mafia at 61
  • Sep 3 Michael Thoma, American actor (8 is Enough, Fame), dies at 55
  • Sep 5 Douglas Bader, RAF fighter pilot in World War II (b. 1910)
  • Sep 7 Ken Boyer, American baseball player (b. 1931)
  • Sep 9 Frederic Dannay [Ellery Queen], American detective writer, dies at 76
  • Sep 10 Max Winders, Belgian architect (WWII), responsible for bringing the Belgian gold stock, dies at 100
  • Sep 11 Albert Soboult, French historian, dies at 68
  • Sep 11 Wifredo Lam, Cuban artist (The Jungle), dies at 79
  • Sep 12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), dies at 89
  • Sep 12 Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru), dies at 77
  • Sep 13 Philip Ober, American actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 80

  • Sep 14 Bechir Gemayel, President-elect of Lebanon (8/23-9/14, 1982), assassinated by a bomb at 34

Person of interestGrace Kelly

Sep 14 Grace Kelly, princess of Monaco, dies in a car crash at 52

Actress Grace Kelly
Actress
Grace Kelly
  • Sep 14 John Gardner, American writer (Life & Times of Chaucer High), dies in a motorcycle accident at 49
  • Sep 14 Christian Ferras, French violinist and conductor, dies at 49
  • Sep 15 Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, Iran's former foreign minister, executed in Iran
  • Sep 16 Rolfe Sedan, American actor (Young Frankenstein, Ninotchka, George Burns Show), dies at 86
  • Sep 17 Manos Lo├»zos, Greek composer (b. 1937)
  • Sep 19 Ted Badcock, New Zealand cricketer (7 Tests for NZ 1930-33, 16 wkts), dies at 85
  • Sep 19 Samuel L M Barlow, American composer (Mon Ami Pierrot), dies at 90
  • Sep 21 Hovhannes Bagramyan, Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union of Armenian origin, dies at 84
  • Sep 23 Jimmy Wakely, country western singer, dies of heart failure at 68
  • Sep 24 Sarah Churchill, British actress (Matinee Theatre, All Over Town, Royal Wedding), dies at 67
  • Sep 26 Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), dies at 80
  • Sep 27 Saad Sayd [Abu Walid], Palestinian commandant in Lebanon, dies
  • Sep 27 Ralph Baldwin, Canadian harness driver and trainer (11 major world records; Hambletonian Stakes 1963, 73), dies at 66
  • Sep 28 Larry Breeding, American actor (Who's Watching the Kids), dies in a car crash on his 36th birthday
  • Sep 28 Mabel Albertson, actress (Gazebo, Bewitched), dies of Alzheimer at 81
  • Sep 29 Slinger Nitschke, Australian cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1931-32), dies at 77
  • Sep 29 Monty Stratton, baseball player (b. 1912)