On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1992

  • Nov 1 Jeremias Chitunda, vice-chairman (Angolese Unita-rebellion), dies
  • Nov 2 Hal Roach, silent film producer (Keystone Kops), dies of pneumonia at 100
  • Nov 3 Jean Daskalides, Belgian chocolate factory, dies at 70
  • Nov 3 John H Davis, actor (Our Gang), dies of respiratory failure at 78
  • Nov 4 Regina Carrol, American actress (Jessi's Girl), dies of cancer at 49
  • Nov 5 Arpad Elo, Hungarian physicist (chess classification system), dies at 89
  • Nov 5 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud"), dies at 92

Alexander Dubček

Nov 7 Alexander Dubček, Czechoslovak politician who headed the Czech Communist Party and was deposed after a Soviet invasion, dies at 70 from injuries sustained in a car crash

  • Nov 7 Jack Kelly, American actor (Bart-Maverick, Get Christie Love), dies following a stroke at 65
  • Nov 7 Henri Temianka, Scottish-born Polish composer (California Chamber Symphony) dies at 85
  • Nov 8 Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, Dutch speed skater (Olympic silver 1952), dies at 65
  • Nov 8 Keith "Red" Mitchell, American jazz double bassist, composer, and lyricist (Hampton Hawes; André Previn), dies from a stroke at 65
  • Nov 9 Charles Fraser-Smith, English inventor (man who never was), dies
  • Nov 9 William Hillcourt, author (Boy Scout Handbook), dies at 92
  • Nov 10 Antoine C J Rottier, Dutch CEO (DSM), dies
  • Nov 10 Chuck Connors, American author, actor (The Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa), professional basketball and baseball player, dies at 71
  • Nov 11 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, cosmonaut, dies at 50
  • Nov 11 Giulio Carlo Argan, Italian art critic/mayor of Rome, dies at 83
  • Nov 11 Peter Gretton, British vice admiral, dies at 80
  • Nov 12 Charles "Honi" Coles, American actor and tap dancer (Dirty Dancing), dies of cancer at 81
  • Nov 12 David Oliver, American actor (Perry Hutchins-Another World), dies of AIDS at 30
  • Nov 12 Eddie Mayehoff, American actor (Hour Glass, That's My Boy, How to Murder Your Wife), dies of natural causes at 83
  • Nov 13 Alan Balsam, US movie editor (Divine Madness), dies
  • Nov 13 Bobby McClure, American gospel (The Soul Stirrers) and soul singer ("Don't Mess Up A Good Thing"), dies from a stroke at 50
  • Nov 13 Gregory Markopoulos, German/American director (Iliac Passion, Bliss), dies at 61
  • Nov 13 Lucrecia Perez, Dominicans in Spain (Racist Murder), dies at 33
  • Nov 13 Maurice Ohana, French classical pianist and composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 13 Ronnie Bond, British drummer (Troggs - "Wild Thing"; "Love Is All Around"), dies at 52
  • Nov 14 Clem Beauchamp, American film actor, stuntman, and production manager (Tarzan; Dick Tracy; The Adventures of Superman), dies at 94
  • Nov 14 Ernst Happel, Austrian soccer player, 1943-59 (Rapid Wien), and coach, 1962-92 (Feyenoord; Club Brugge; Hamburger SV, and 8 others), dies of lung cancer at 66
  • Nov 14 George Adams, American jazz and R&B tenor saxophonist and flautist (Charles Mingus; Gil Evans; McCoy Tyner; Adams/Pullen Quartet), dies at 52
  • Nov 14 Joop Van Nellen, Dutch soccer forward (27 caps; DHC Delft), dies at 82
  • Nov 14 Robert Reese, American actor, dies of natural causes at 66
  • Nov 14 John J. Cascella, American rock keyboard and accordion player (John Mellencamp), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • Nov 17 Audre Lorde, American writer, feminist and activist (Black Unicorn), dies of cancer at 58
  • Nov 18 Dorothy Kirsten, American operatic soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show), dies from stroke at 82
  • Nov 18 Herman Musaph, Dutch Holocaust survivor, psychiatrist, dermatologist and sexologist, dies at 76
  • Nov 18 Superman, fictional character, killed by Doomsday at 54
  • Nov 19 Bobby Russell, American songwriter ("Honey"; "Little Green Apples"), dies at 52
  • Nov 19 Diane Varsi, American actress (Allison-Peyton Place, Bloody Mama), dies at 54
  • Nov 19 Dorothy Walker Bush, American mother of President George H. W. Bush, dies at 91
  • Nov 20 John Foreman, producer (Prizzi's Honor), dies at 67 of heart attack
  • Nov 21 Kaysone Phomvihane, Prime Minister and President of Laos (1975-91), dies at 71
  • Nov 21 Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist, dies
  • Nov 22 Gene O'Donnell, actor (Ape, Miracle Kid), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • Nov 22 Sterling Holloway, American actor (The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland, The Aristocats, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree), dies at 87
  • Nov 23 Rita Corday, actress (Dick Tracy vs Cueball), dies at 68
  • Nov 23 Thelma Orloff, entertainer, dies of kidney failure at 76
  • Nov 23 Roy Acuff, American country fiddler, singer ("Wabash Cannonball"; Grand Ole Opry), and music publisher (Acuff-Rose Music), dies of congestive heart failure at 89
  • Nov 24 Hans de Koster, Dutch Minister of Defense (1971-73), dies at 78
  • Nov 24 Mary Smithuysen, Dutch dancer and actress (Bridge Too Far), dies at 85
  • Nov 24 Theo Edison, son of Thomas Edison, dies at 94
  • Nov 24 Xavier Darasse, French organist and composer, dies at 58
  • Nov 24 Henriette Puig-Roget, pianist, organist (Oratory of the Louvre, 1935-79), composer, vocal coach, and music educator (Conservatoire de Paris, 1957-79; Tokyo University of the Arts, 1979-), dies at 82
  • Nov 26 Stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
  • Nov 27 Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter (b. 1914)
  • Nov 28 Bill Kearns, American actor (Playtime), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • Nov 28 June Joyce Lewis Fraser, entertainer, dies at 75
  • Nov 28 Roland Smeenk, Dutch cabaret performer, dies in a car accident at 35
  • Nov 28 Sidney Nolan, Australian painter and illustrator (Ned Kelly), dies at 75
  • Nov 29 Cary Scott Lowenstein, American dancer and singer, dies of AIDS at 30
  • Nov 29 Emilio Pucci, Italian fashion designer (Jackie Kennedy), dies at 78
  • Nov 29 Robert F. Simon, American actor (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance; Operation Petticoat; M*A*S*H), dies at 83
  • Nov 29 Robert Shayne, American actor (Tora! Tora! Tora!), dies of cancer at 92
  • Nov 29 Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician (b. 1906)
  • Nov 30 Jorge Donn, dancer, dies after long illness at 45