On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1988

  • Nov 3 Henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies
  • Nov 6 John Hubbard, American actor (Don't Call Me Charlie, The Tall T, One Million B.C.), dies of kidney failure at 74
  • Nov 7 Hans Baumann, German nationalist writer, dies at 74
  • Nov 8 Kingman Brewster, American educator and president of Yale University, dies at 69
  • Nov 9 Billy Curtis, 4'2" actor (Terror of Tiny Town), dies at 79
  • Nov 9 John Mitchell, former Atny Gen, dies of heart attack in Washington
  • Nov 9 David Bauer, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame player and builder (priest, school coach; National Team manager), dies at 64
  • Nov 11 William Ifor Jones, Welsh conductor & organist (b. 1900)
  • Nov 12 Tomasz Sikorski, Polish minimalist composer (Solitude of Sounds), dies at 49
  • Nov 13 Antal Doráti, Hungarian-American conductor (Minneapolis Symphony, 1949-1960), dies at 82
  • Nov 13 Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (Beer Barrel Polka), dies at 86
  • Nov 15 Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84
  • Nov 16 Lotte Stam-Beese, German/Neth architect, dies at about 85
  • Nov 17 Sheilah Graham, gossip columnist, dies of heart failure at 84
  • Nov 19 Christine Onassis, heiress, dies of heart failure at 37

Person of interestCarl Hubbell

Nov 21 Carl Hubbell, American baseball pitcher (NY Giants)-253 wins, 2.97 lifetime ERA, dies at 85

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell
Baseball Pitcher
Carl Hubbell
  • Nov 22 Janet Ertel, crooner, dies
  • Nov 22 Luis Barragán, Mexican architect (b. 1908)
  • Nov 22 Erich Fried, Austrian-British writer, dies at 67
  • Nov 24 Irmgard Seefried, German soprano, dies at 69
  • Nov 26 Antonio Estévez, Venezuelan composer and conductor (Cantata Criolla), dies at 72
  • Nov 27 Angela Aames, actress (Lost Empire, Basic Training), dies
  • Nov 27 John Carradine, American actor (The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach, Howling), dies of kidney failure at 82
  • Nov 27 Karel Horky, Czech composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 27 Jan Hein Donner, Dutch chess grand master, dies at 61