On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1994 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 1,114

  • May 21 John Henry Weidner, Dutch/US resistance fighter, dies at 81
  • May 22 F. H. McClintock, British criminologist, dies at 68
  • May 22 Mitacq [Michel Tacq], Belgium comic strip artist (Beaver Patrol), dies
  • May 22 Norman Read, New Zealand 50k race walker (Olympic gold 1956), dies from a heart attack at 62
  • May 23 Joe Pass [Passalaqua], American jazz guitarist ("The Trio" with Oscar Peterson; Ella Fitzgerald) and composer, , dies from liver cancer at 65
  • May 23 Carl Althoff, German circus director, dies at 82
  • May 23 Ray Candy, American professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 42
  • May 24 Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Bird House), dies at 48
  • May 24 John Barrington Wain, author, dies at 69
  • May 24 Sandor Lakatos, Hungarian violist/orchestra leader, dies at 69
  • May 24 Yehuda Mor-Mirkovsky, Israeli kibbutz-founder, dies at 96
  • May 25 Eric Gale, American jazz guitarist (Negril, Stuff), dies of lung cancer at 55
  • May 26 George Ball, American politician and diplomat (US Ambassador to the UN, Under Secretary of State), dies at 84
  • May 26 Warren Harding "Sonny" Sharrock, American jazz guitarist (Last Exit) dies of a heart attack at 53
  • May 27 Norman Cook, British museum curator, dies at 87
  • May 27 Red Rodney [Robert Chudnick], American jazz trumpeter (Charlie Parker Quintet), dies from lung cancer at 66

  • May 27 Theo Swagemakers, portrait painter, dies at 95
  • May 28 Julius Boros, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1968, US Open 1952, 63), dies of heart attack at 74
  • May 28 Rita Gillespie, British pioneering TV Director, dies at 65
  • May 28 Charles Spry, Australian soldier and security chief, dies at 83
  • May 28 Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., American writer, dies at 77
  • May 29 Erich Honecker, German politician, Head of State of East Germany (1971-89), dies in Chile at 81
  • May 29 Harry Levin, American literary scholar, dies at 81
  • May 29 Jose Bohr, actor (El Traidor, Sueno de Amor), dies at 92
  • May 29 Joseph Janni, producer, dies at 78
  • May 29 Oliver "Bops Junior" Jackson, American jazz drummer, dies at 61
  • May 30 Ezra Taft Benson, 13th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and US Secretary of Agriculture, dies at 94
  • May 30 Jean Gattegno, French translator and scholar, dies at 58
  • May 30 Juan Carlos Onetti, Uruguayan novelist (La vida breve), dies at 85
  • May 30 Marcel Bich, Italian/French baron/pen manufacturer (Bic), dies at 79
  • May 30 Agostino Di Bartolomei, Italian footballer (b. 1955)
  • May 31 Doug Freeman, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (2 Tests, 1 wicket; Wellington), dies at 79
  • May 31 Emmanuel "Manny" Klein, American jazz trumpeter, dies at 86
  • May 31 Herva Nelli, Italian-born American soprano, dies at 85
  • May 31 Sidney Gilliat, English screenwriter (Night Train to Munich) and director, dies at 86
  • Jun 1 Frances Heflin, American actress (All My Children, The Skin of Our Teeth), dies of lung cancer at 73

  • Jun 1 Juan J H Rovira, Spanish general, murdered
  • Jun 1 Wim van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer and KVP politician (State Secretary of Economic Affairs), dies at 80
  • Jun 2 David Stove, Australian philosopher (b. 1927)
  • Jun 3 Hub Matthijsen, violinist/bandmaster, dies at 52
  • Jun 3 Jack Cowie, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 45 wkts at 21 53), dies
  • Jun 3 Parmeso Emekrasha, buddhist Monk, dies
  • Jun 3 Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist, dies at 89
  • Jun 4 Derek "Lek" Leckenby, English rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), dies of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at 48
  • Jun 4 Earle Warren, American alto sax player, dies at 79
  • Jun 4 Stephen McNally, American attorney and actor (Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 82
  • Jun 4 Massimo Troisi, Italian actor and director (Ricomincio da tre), dies at 41
  • Jun 4 Roberto Burle Marx, Brazilian landscape gardener, dies at 84
  • Jun 4 Sophie Winter, actress (She's a Good Fighter), dies at 33
  • Jun 4 Thomas Stuart Willan, historian, dies at 84
  • Jun 4 Toto Bissainthe, voodoo poet, dies at 59
  • Jun 5 Ish Kabbible [Merwyn A Bogue], cornetist (Kay Kyser), dies at 86
  • Jun 5 Thomas Millar, historian, dies at 67
  • Jun 6 Barry Sullivan, American actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man), dies at 81
  • Jun 6 John Morey Downs, actor/dancer/singer, dies at 80
  • Jun 6 Mark McManus, actor (Ned Kelly), dies of pneumonia at 59
  • Jun 6 Peter Graves, British actor (Paradise Lagoon, Admirable Crichton), dies at 82
  • Jun 6 Willie Humphrey, American jazz clarinetist, dies at 93
  • Jun 6 Johnny Downs, American actor (The Mad Monster, Coronado, Manhattan Showcase), dies from cancer at 80
  • Jun 6 Jan Slot, Dutch mayor (Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede), dies at 80
  • Jun 7 Joseph Ruzindana, Rwandian bishop of Bjumba, murdered
  • Jun 7 Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist, dies at 42
  • Jun 7 Vincent Nsengijumva, Rwandan archbishop of Kigali, murdered
  • Jun 7 Dennis Potter, British TV dramatist (The Singing Detective, Karaoke, Midnight Movie), dies of cancer at 59
  • Jun 8 William Marshall, American singer, bandleader and actor (State Fair, Pennsylvanians), dies at 76
  • Jun 9 Angela Lakeberg, American siamese twin, dies at 11 months
  • Jun 9 Dhirendra Bhramachari [Flying Swami], hindu leader, dies at 70
  • Jun 9 Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist (Plan of Labor, Nobel 1969), dies at 91
  • Jun 9 Lloyd Lindroth, American harpist, The Liberace of the Harp, dies at 63
  • Jun 10 Edward Kienholz, US sculptor (Back seat of a '38 Dodge), dies at 66
  • Jun 10 Mary Maxwell Gates, American businesswoman, philanthropist and mother of Bill Gates, dies of breast cancer at 64
  • Jun 10 Edward Keinholz, American artist and sculptor, dies at 66
  • Jun 11 Herbert Anderson, American character actor (Dennis The Menace, Battleground), dies of a stroke at 77
  • Jun 11 Jack Hannah, animator, dies at 90
  • Jun 11 Kitty Muggeridge, British author and translator, dies at 90
  • Jun 12 Christopher Collins, American actor (True Identity), voice actor (Cobra Commander-G.I. Joe) and comedian, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 44
  • Jun 12 Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Russian-American rabbi (head of Lubavitcher Jews), dies at 92
  • Jun 12 Nicole Brown Simpson, German-American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, murdered at 35
  • Jun 12 Otto Roesch, paleontologist, dies at 93
  • Jun 12 Ron Goldman, waiter, murdered with wife of O.J. Simpson at 27
  • Jun 13 Anne Aitken, student of Zen, dies at 83
  • Jun 13 Igor Youskevitch, Russian-Ukrainian ballet dancer, dies at 82
  • Jun 13 James Pollack, US room designer, dies at 55
  • Jun 14 Denys Hay, British historian, dies at 78

Person of interestHenry Mancini

Jun 14 Henry Mancini, American composer and conductor (Pink Panther, Moon River), dies at 70

Composer and Conductor Henry Mancini
Composer and Conductor
Henry Mancini
  • Jun 14 Lionel Grigson, British jazz musician, dies at 52
  • Jun 14 Mark Alexander Lees, rowing Coach, dies at 38
  • Jun 14 Michel Vitold, Russian/French actor (Madame et le Mort), dies at 78
  • Jun 14 Simon Prior, British auto maker, dies of injuries
  • Jun 15 David Lawson, executed in NC (wanted execution shown on Donahue)
  • Jun 15 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer and conductor (Never on Sunday), dies at 68

  • Jun 15 Nadia Gray [Nadia Kujnir-Herescu], Romanian actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), dies at 70
  • Jun 16 Kristen Pfaff, US bass guitarist (Hole-Live through this), dies at 24
  • Jun 16 Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble, dies at 88
  • Jun 16 Eileen Way, British actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings, Assassin), dies at 82
  • Jun 16 Terence de Vere White, Irish novelist (An Affair with the Moon), dies at 82
  • Jun 17 Joeri Nagibin, Russian screenwriter (Babje Karstvo), dies at 74
  • Jun 18 Jack Harkness, British rose grower (R. Harkness & Co. Ltd), dies at 75
  • Jun 19 Christopher Clarkson, British test pilot, dies at 92
  • Jun 19 Jocelyn Hambro, British financier (Hambros Bank), dies at 75
  • Jun 19 Ronald Batty, bookseller, dies at 82
  • Jun 20 Bram Koopmans, cyclist/coach, dies at 78
  • Jun 20 Bankole Timothy, Sierra Leonean journalist, dies at 70
  • Jun 20 Louis Benjamin, British showman, dies at 71
  • Jun 21 Mark Robert Isfeld, combat Engineer, dies at 31
  • Jun 22 Jack Davies, screenwriter, dies at 80
  • Jun 23 Alan Frank, English composer and music publisher, dies at 83
  • Jun 23 Piet van Elk, cartoonist, dies at 74
  • Jun 23 Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker, dies at 50
  • Jun 24 Leon MacLaren, British philosopher and founder of the LSE, dies at 83
  • Jun 25 Louis-Robert Casterman, Belgian publisher (Kuifje), dies at 74
  • Jun 25 Robert Millar, journalist, dies at 72
  • Jun 26 A "Bob" den Doolaard, author (Inn with the horseshoe), dies at 93
  • Jun 26 Ian Board, British barkeeper (Colony Room), dies at 64
  • Jun 26 Jahanara Imam, Bangladeshi writer and political activist, dies at 65
  • Jun 26 Roelof Kiers, VPRO-programmer/director (Macchiavelli), dies at 56
  • Jun 26 Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, English organist (Christ College, Oxford), dies at 96
  • Jun 27 Jeremy Brooks, English writer (Jampot Smith), dies at 67
  • Jun 28 Fredericka Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan), dies at 90
  • Jun 28 William A Henry III, critic (Time Mag), dies of heart attack at 44
  • Jun 29 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor, dies at 85

  • Jun 29 Ray Crane, English trumpeter, dies at 63
  • Jun 29 Kurt Eichorn, German conductor, dies at 85
  • Jun 30 Nicholas Warner, test Pilot, dies at 51
  • Jul 1 Johanna Ader-Appels, resistance fighter/author, dies
  • Jul 2 Andrés Escobar, Colombian soccer defender (51 caps, World Cup own goal vs US), dies of a gunshot wound at 27
  • Jul 2 Marion Williams, American gospel singer (Stars of Faith), dies of diabetes at 66
  • Jul 2 Maung Maung, premier of Burma (1988), dies at 69
  • Jul 2 Ralph C Rinzler, folklorist (Greenbriar Boys), dies at 59
  • Jul 3 Felix Kelly, New Zealand-born British artist, dies at 80
  • Jul 3 Harry Ebbeling, PC-corrector, dies at 54

Person of interestLew Hoad

Jul 3 Lew Hoad, Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1956-57, Australian C'ships 1956, French C'ships 1956)), dies of a heart attack at 59

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Lew Hoad
  • Jul 3 Pieter Hennipman, Dutch economist, dies at 85
  • Jul 4 Arthur Berry, English artist and playwright, dies at 69
  • Jul 4 Juan Gil-Albert, Spanish poet and writer, dies at 90
  • Jul 4 Liesbeth Struppert, Dutch actress (Pipo the Clown, Anne Frank), dies at 55
  • Jul 4 Rupert Davies, English methodist scholar, dies at 84
  • Jul 4 Tawfik Ziad, Palestinian communist/Israeli MP/mayor of Nazareth, dies
  • Jul 4 Joey Marella, American professional wrestling referee (b. 1964)
  • Jul 5 Ad Gang, Dutch Liberal Party Asst Secretary of State, dies at 67
  • Jul 6 Cameron Mitchell, American actor (The High Chaparral), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Jul 6 Geoffrey McQueen, TV writer, dies at 46
  • Jul 7 Anita Garvin, American actress (Sailors Beware), dies at 80
  • Jul 7 Rosa Chacel, spanish Novelist, dies at 96
  • Jul 7 Carlo Chiti, Italian race car engineer (b. 1924)
  • Jul 8 Dick Sargent [Richard Stanford Cox], American actor (Darren in "Bewitched"), dies of cancer at 64
  • Jul 8 Dominic Lucero, dancer/singer, dies of lymphatic cancer

Person of interestKim Il-sung

Jul 8 Kim Il-sung, Founder, dictator and Supreme Leader of North-Korea (1948-94), dies of a heart attack at 82

North Korean Founder and Dictator Kim Il-sung
North Korean Founder and Dictator
Kim Il-sung
  • Jul 8 Lars-Eric Lindblad, Swedish-American entrepreneur and explorer (b. 1927)
  • Jul 8 Christian-Jaque [Christian Maudet], French film director (Fearless Little Soldier, Race for Life, The Pearls of the Crown), dies at 89
  • Jul 9 Cornelius Boyson, American blues bassist, dies at 57

  • Jul 9 Sabby Lewis, American jazz pianist and arranger, dies at 79
  • Jul 9 Bill Mosienko, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (fastest hat trick in NHL history, 21 seconds 1952; 5-time All Star), dies at 72
  • Jul 10 Earl Strum, referee (NBA), dies of brain cancer at 66
  • Jul 10 Otto Bonsema, soccer star/trainer (GVAV, Veendam), dies at 84
  • Jul 11 Alan David Melville, polymath, dies at 82
  • Jul 11 Bart Scheepens, actor/director, dies of AIDS at 50
  • Jul 11 Charles "Lefty" Edwards, saxophonist, dies at 67

Person of interestGary Kildall

Jul 11 Gary Kildall, American computer scientist, creator of CP/M, dies at 52

Computer Scientist Gary Kildall
Computer Scientist
Gary Kildall
  • Jul 11 James Topping, author of CP/M, dies at 52
  • Jul 11 Lex Humphries, American jazz drummer (Sun Ra Arkestra), dies at 57
  • Jul 11 Wim Jurg, corrector/chairman (Werelddambond FMJD), dies at 49
  • Jul 11 Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, dies after a suicide attempt at 23
  • Jul 12 David Malcolm Lewis, English historian, expert in Greek Epigraphy, dies at 56
  • Jul 12 Henk Terlingen, radio/TV-host (Sport in Image), dies at 52
  • Jul 12 James Bysse Joll, British historian, dies at 76
  • Jul 13 Eddie Boyd, blues vocal/pianist, dies at 79
  • Jul 13 Bob Payton, American pizza magnate (The Chicago Pizza Pie Factory), dies at 50
  • Jul 13 Jimmie Reese, American baseball infielder and coach (LA Angels Hall of Fame), dies of aspiration pneumonia and respiratory failure at 92
  • Jul 14 Patrick Crommelynck, Belgian pianist, commits suicide
  • Jul 14 Robert Jungk, German/French/Us/Austrian philosopher/historian, dies
  • Jul 14 Taeko Kuwata, Japanese/Belgian pianist, commits suicide
  • Jul 14 César Tovar, Venezuelan MLB baseball player (Minnesota Twins), dies at 54
  • Jul 14 William D. Revelli, American band leader, dies at 92
  • Jul 15 Jeanne Bieruma Oosting, Dutch painter/illustrator, dies
  • Jul 16 M Vink, surgeon (1st Dutch kidney transplant), dies at 78
  • Jul 16 Madzy Rollin Couquerque, tennis star/international hockey, dies at 91
  • Jul 16 Julian Schwinger, American physicist (1965 Nobel Prize in Physics for quantum electrodynamics), dies at 76
  • Jul 17 Jean Borotra, French tennis player (Wimbledon 1924, 26), dies at 95
  • Jul 18 Gottfried Reinhardt [Goldmann], German/American director, dies at 83
  • Jul 19 Frederik "Frits" van der More, archaeologist/art historian, dies at 87

  • Jul 19 Gottfried Reinhardt, theatre Producer, dies at 81
  • Jul 19 Nathan Susskind, Slovak/US linguist (Yiddish), dies at 87
  • Jul 19 Nick Banton, founder of Body Positive, dies at 37
  • Jul 19 Ray Flaherty, American Pro Football Hall of Fame end, coach (3 x NFL Championships; Washington Redskins 1937, 42 coach), dies at 90
  • Jul 20 Paul Delvaux, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 96
  • Jul 20 Reginald Hall, English endocrinologist, dies at 83
  • Jul 21 Dorothy Collins [Marjorie Chandler], Canadian-American singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), dies at 67
  • Jul 21 John Ernest, American constructionist artist, dies at 72
  • Jul 21 Hugh Scott, American lawyer and politician (Senate Minority Leader 1969-77), dies at 93
  • Jul 23 Aad Ivens, Dutch checkers player, dies at 80
  • Jul 23 Hans J Salter, Austrian-American film composer (The Wolf Man, Christmas Holiday, This Love Of Ours), dies at 98
  • Jul 23 Henry William Collins, English artist, dies at 84
  • Jul 24 Grete Schickedanz, German head mistress, dies at 82
  • Jul 24 Wangila Napunyi, welterweight boxer (Olympic gold 1988), dies at 26
  • Jul 25 John M Dengler, American jazz multi-instrumentalist - bass sax/trumpet/trombone (The Intensely Vigorous Jazz Band), dies from cancer at 67
  • Jul 26 Marino Iandioro, canned tomato pioneer, dies at 64
  • Jul 26 Thomas Davis, US movie editor/son of MGM-chief Frank D, dies at 26
  • Jul 26 Owen "Terry" Scott, British actor and comedian (Terry and June, Carry On Films), dies of cancer at 67
  • Jul 27 H Minderop, founder/chairman (TROS-radio/TV), dies