On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1994 (Part 4)

Deaths 601 - 800 of 1,105

  • Jul 29 Francisco Veguillas, Spanish general, murdered at 68
  • Jul 29 John Bayard Britton, American doctor who performed abortions, and killed by anti-abortion extremist Paul Hill, in Pensacola, Florida

Dorothy Hodgkin

Jul 29 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, British biochemist who developed protein crystallography to study molecular structure, including that of vitamin B12 (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1964), dies of a stroke at 84 [1]

  • Jul 29 James Herman Barrett Jr, retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel killed by anti-abortion extremist Paul Hill at 74
  • Jul 30 Enid Balint-Edmonds, British psychoanalyst, dies at 90
  • Jul 30 Henry Mackie, designer of the Belfast Calorimeter, dies at 73
  • Jul 30 Theo van Scheltinga, skater, dies at 80
  • Jul 31 Anne Shelton, British singer (Glenn Miller Band), dies at 66
  • Jul 31 Caitlin Thomas, dies
  • Jul 31 G de Ru, chairman of Dutch Reformed Synode, dies
  • Jul 31 Pieter C Buitendijk, co-founder (Free Netherlands), dies at 92
  • Aug 1 George Dixon, American jazz trumpeter, dies at 85
  • Aug 1 Gerard van de Groenekan, furniture maker/designer, dies at 90
  • Aug 2 Bhagwatpersad Ausan, commandant Suriname military police, dies at 38
  • Aug 2 Bert Freed, American character actor (Shane, Invaders From Mars), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Aug 3 Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter, dies at 77
  • Aug 3 Christy Henrich, US turnster, dies of anorexia nervosa at 22
  • Aug 3 Innokenti Smoktunovski, Russian actor (Hamlet), dies at 69
  • Aug 3 Hidalgo Moya, American architect and designer (Skylon), dies at 74
  • Aug 3 John van Raay [John Oradi], radio-imitator (Paul Flanders)
  • Aug 4 Giovanni Spadolini, Italian historian and politician, dies at 69
  • Aug 4 Richard Du Cann, English lawyer and QC,, dies at 65
  • Aug 4 Sol Adler, economist Sinophile, dies at 85
  • Aug 5 Amy Sacks, producer (ABC sports, Disney), dies of Lupus at 39
  • Aug 5 Audrey Langford, sInging teacher, dies at 82
  • Aug 5 Clive Robertson Caldwell, British fighter pilot, dies at 84
  • Aug 5 Terry Hibbitt, soccer star, dies at 47
  • Aug 6 Domenico Modugno, Italian singer-songwriter (Volare), dies at 66
  • Aug 7 Robert Hutton [Winne], American actor (Torture Garden, Rocket), dies at 74
  • Aug 7 Larry Martyn, comedy actor (b. 1934)
  • Aug 8 Henriette Santer, Dutch-English clinical psychologist, dies at 62
  • Aug 8 Leonid Leonov, Russian writer and playwright (Russky Lesson), dies at 95
  • Aug 8 Robin Cavendish, English campaigner for the disabled, dies at 64
  • Aug 9 Mien van 't Sant, Dutch author, dies at 93
  • Aug 9 Clarence Ford, American sax player, dies at 64
  • Aug 9 Toby Rowland, American theatrical manager, dies at 77
  • Aug 10 Bill Baker, American doo-wop singer The Five Satins - "In The Still Of The Night"), dies at 58
  • Aug 10 Kay Petre, early racing driver, dies at 91
  • Aug 10 Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curacao, murdered at 58
  • Aug 10 Marie Dollinger, German track and field athlete (dropped baton in 1936 Olympic sprint), dies at 83
  • Aug 11 Dorothy Grenfell Williams, radio producer and broadcaster, dies at 60
  • Aug 11 Gordon Cullen, architect, dies at 80
  • Aug 11 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK; 8 Seconds; Want to Live), dies when his car is struck by a train at 33

Peter Cushing

Aug 11 Peter Cushing, actor (Star Wars, Dr Who), dies of cancer at 81

  • Aug 12 Gene Cherico, American jazz bassist, dies at 59
  • Aug 12 Manfred Salzgeber, German film distributor/publicist, dies at about 51
  • Aug 13 Manfred Wörner, German general and Secretary-General of NATO (1988-94), dies at 59
  • Aug 13 Raymond Gallois-Montbrun, French violinist and composer, dies at 75
  • Aug 14 Bill Cowley, creator (Lyke Wake Walk), dies at 78
  • Aug 14 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian-British author (Crowds and Power) and winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize for Literature, dies at 89
  • Aug 14 Joan Harrison, English screenwriter and producer who often worked with Alfred Hitchcock (Rebecca, They Won't Believe Me), dies at 83
  • Aug 14 Patrick Meehan, Scottish petty criminal, wrongly convicted of murder, dies at 67
  • Aug 14 Tom Greenshields, English sculptor, dies at 79
  • Aug 14 Alice Childress, American playwright, actress and writer, dies at 77
  • Aug 15 Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80
  • Aug 15 Simon R Naoli, Tanzanian marathoner, dies in an accident at 28
  • Aug 15 Wout Wagtmans, cyclist (Rome-Naples-Rome 1957), dies at 64
  • Aug 16 Earnest Pawel, Polish/American author (Nightmare of Reason), dies at 74
  • Aug 16 Frits de Knight, photographer, dies of AIDS at 40
  • Aug 16 Henry Geldzahler, US critic, dies
  • Aug 16 John Doucette, American actor (The Lone Ranger, Lock Up, Big Town), dies of cancer at 73
  • Aug 17 Jack Sharkey, American boxer (NYSAC, NBA and lineal heavyweight champion 1932-33), dies at 91
  • Aug 18 Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, dies at 88
  • Aug 18 Judy Ann Scott-Fox, literary agent, dies at 56
  • Aug 18 Richard Laurence Millington Synge, British biochemist (Nobel 1952), dies at 79
  • Aug 19 John George Hughes, British academic and 9th bishop of Kensington (1987-1994), dies at 59

Linus Pauling

Aug 19 Linus Pauling, American chemist, engineer and peace activist (1954 Nobel prize for Chemistry, 1962 Nobel Peace Prize), dies at 93

  • Aug 19 Nancy Lancaster, American British decorator (Colefax and Fowler), dies at 96
  • Aug 19 Robert Rozhdestvensky, Soviet poet, dies at 64
  • Aug 19 Walter Bartley, English biochemist, dies at 78
  • Aug 19 Ladislav Fuks, Czech writer, dies at 70
  • Aug 20 Aleksander Petrovic, film Director, dies at 65
  • Aug 20 Kalman Kahana, Polish co-founder of state Israel, dies at 81
  • Aug 21 Danitra Vance, comedienne (SNL), dies of breast cancer at 35
  • Aug 21 Hein Fentener van Vlissingen, eccentric millionaire, dies at 73
  • Aug 21 Anita Lizana, Chilean tennis player (US Nat C'ships 1937; first Latin American major winner), dies at 78
  • Aug 22 Leo Lerman, American writer and editor (Condé Nast Publications), dies at 80
  • Aug 22 Tom Quirke, journalist, dies at 42
  • Aug 23 Henri Rousselot, French admiral (submarine commander WWII), dies at 82
  • Aug 23 Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Machina Mondiale), dies at 70
  • Aug 23 Rabah Stambouli, Algerian sociologist/politician, murdered at 65
  • Aug 23 Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer, dies at 77
  • Aug 24 Jason McRoy, downhill MTB racer, dies at 23
  • Aug 24 Wijnanda MC "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Van de Reve Sr, dies at 82
  • Aug 25 Ramdas Nayak, Indian Hindu leader and politician, murdered at 52
  • Aug 26 Tariq Yunus, Indian actor (Bollywood; Ashanti; Deceivers), dies at 54
  • Aug 27 Roberto Goyeneche [El Polaco], Argentine tango singer (Maria), dies at 68
  • Aug 28 David Wright, South African-British poet (Deafness: A Personal Account), dies of cancer at 74
  • Aug 28 Jean-Marie Vincent, Haitian pater, murdered
  • Aug 28 Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25
  • Aug 28 Alfonso Letelier (-Llona), Chilean composer and educator (El Hombre ante la Ciencia - (Man Before Science)), dies at 88
  • Aug 29 Arthur Ernest Mourant, British hematologist, dies at 90
  • Aug 29 Marea Hartman, English athletics administrator who integrated women's sports, dies at 74
  • Aug 29 Jean-Marie Vincent, Haitian Catholic priest, shot dead
  • Aug 29 Michael Peters, American choreographer and dancer (Dreamgirls; Michael Jackson) dies of complications from AIDS at 46
  • Aug 29 Phillip Gilmore, American actor (Malcolm X), dies at 38
  • Aug 29 Tushar Kanti Ghosh, Indian journalist and world's oldest and longest serving newspaper editor, dies at 93
  • Aug 30 Lindsay Anderson, British director (If ...), dies at 71
  • Aug 30 Michael Gribble, film animator (Mike & Spike Festival), dies at 42
  • Aug 31 Artur Balsam, Polish-American pianist, dies at 88
  • Aug 31 Barbara Avedon, American scriptwriter (Bewitched), dies at 69
  • Aug 31 Norman "Doc" Jones, bassist, dies at 68
  • Sep 1 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, Anglican pastor and bishop, dies at 88
  • Sep 1 Pieter C "Piet" Author, sailor/corrector, dies at 71
  • Sep 1 Wallis Mathias, Pakistan cricket batsman (21 Tests; first non-Muslim to play for Pakistan), dies at 59
  • Sep 1 Boris Malenko, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • Sep 2 Detlef Macha, German DR cyclist (5x world champ), dies at 35
  • Sep 2 Harry Vincent Kemp, poet, dies at 82
  • Sep 2 Mildred Mcafee Horton, US 1st head mistress of WAVES, dies
  • Sep 2 Richard M Major, US anti-terror specialist (CIA Red Book), dies at 72
  • Sep 2 Roy Castle, English dancer, actor and tv presenter (Dr Who & the Daleks), dies of lung cancer at 62
  • Sep 3 Billy Wright, English soccer defender (105 caps, captain x 90; Wolverhampton Wanderers 490 games) and manager (Arsenal 1962-66), dies at 70
  • Sep 3 James T. Aubrey, American television executive (President of the CBS television network 1959-65), dies of heart attack at 75
  • Sep 3 Major Lance, American soul singer ("The Monkey Time"; "Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um",), dies between 52 and 55 [year of birth disputed]
  • Sep 3 Marijke Vetter, Dutch journalist, dies at 82
  • Sep 3 Nikos Ghika, Greek artist, dies at 88
  • Sep 3 Roswell Gilbert, who mercy killed his ailing wife, dies at 85
  • Sep 4 Laurens van Deenen, Dutch biochemist, dies at 66
  • Sep 4 Louis Myers, American blues guitarist and harmonica player, dies at 64
  • Sep 4 Ladislav Holoubek, Slovak conductor (Košice Opera, 1966-81), and composer (Rodina), dies at 81
  • Sep 5 Billy Usselton, American big band jazz saxophonist (Les Brown and His Band of Renown), dies at 68
  • Sep 5 Teddy Millington-Drake, English painter, dies at 62
  • Sep 5 John Newman, Australian state politician (Labor), murdered at 47 by local club owner and political opponent Phuong Ngo who had run against Newman as an independent
  • Sep 6 Duccio Tessari, Italian director, dies of cancer at 67
  • Sep 6 James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69
  • Sep 6 Max Kaminsky, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Max Kaminsky Orchestra), dies at 85
  • Sep 6 Nicky Hopkins, British rock session pianist (Rolling Stones (1967-75); The Who - "Getting In Tune"; The Kinks - "Sunny Afternoon"; Beatles - "Revolution"; John Lennon - "Jealous Guy"; Quicksilver Messenger Service), dies after surgical complications at 50
  • Sep 6 Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55
  • Sep 7 Dennis Morgan [Stanley], American actor (21 Beacon Street), dies at 85
  • Sep 7 Eric John Crozier, producer/librettist, dies at 79
  • Sep 7 Godfrey Quigley, Irish actor (Barry Lyndon, Educating Rita, Rooney), dies at 71
  • Sep 7 James Clavell, British-American author (The Asian Saga), dies at 69
  • Sep 7 Terence Young, British film director (Dr No, Thunderball), dies of at 79
  • Sep 8 Rex Alston, English sports broadcaster and author (BBC radio), dies at 93
  • Sep 8 Deborah Bear, Engl still photographer (Pasolini/Fellini), dies at 44
  • Sep 8 Edna Manilow, mother of singer Barry Manilow, dies of lung cancer at 70
  • Sep 8 Michael Peters, choreographer, dies
  • Sep 9 Keith Davis, voice Tutor/Author, dies at 85
  • Sep 9 Patrick O'Neal, American actor (Under Siege, The Stepford Wives, King Rat, Night of the Iguana), dies at 66
  • Sep 10 Charles Drake [Ruppert], American actor (Harvey, Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), dies of heart attack at 92
  • Sep 10 Amy Clampitt, American poet (Silence Opens), dies at 74
  • Sep 11 Frederick R. Weisman, philanthropist, dies at 82
  • Sep 11 Sara Taylor, mother of Elizabeth, dies at 62
  • Sep 11 William Obanheim, actor (Officer Obie-Alice's Restaurant), dies at 69
  • Sep 12 Boris Yegorov, Soviet physician and cosmonaut (Voskhod I), dies at 56
  • Sep 12 Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist, dies at 72
  • Sep 12 Major Bill Smith, record producer, dies at 72
  • Sep 12 Tom Ewell [Sam Yewell Tompkins], American actor (Tom Ewell Show, The Seven Year Itch), dies at 85
  • Sep 13 John Stevens, British jazz drummer (Spontaneous Music Ensemble), dies of a heart attack at 54
  • Sep 13 Pieter Zaanen, architect (Musical Trade scholarship, Amsterdam), dies
  • Sep 13 Kaleria Fadicheva, Russian ballerina (Kirov) and choreographer, dies at 58 [1]
  • Sep 14 David van Cup, sculptor/painter, dies at 57
  • Sep 15 (Frank) Haywood Henry, American jazz and session baritone saxophone player, dies at 81
  • Sep 15 Michael Joyce, Irish stage manager and theatre director, dies at 48
  • Sep 15 Mark Stevens, American actor (Big Town, Martin Kane, Private Eye), dies of cancer at 77
  • Sep 15 Earl George, American composer and pedagogue, dies at 70
  • Sep 16 Alain Bernardin, French impresario of the Crazy Horse Saloon, dies at 78
  • Sep 16 Albert de Courtray, French archbishop of Lyon/cardinal, dies at 71
  • Sep 16 Bernie Lazaroff Leighton, pianist, dies at 73
  • Sep 16 Dolly Hare, German/British actress (Broken Blossom), dies at 84
  • Sep 16 Jack Dodson, American actor (Howard Sprage- "The Andy Griffith Show"), dies at 63
  • Sep 16 Johnny Berry, English soccer right winger (4 caps; Manchester United, Birmingham City), dies from cancer at 68
  • Sep 17 Iris Adrian, American actress (Blue Hawaii, Bluebeard), dies at 82
  • Sep 17 Henk Figee, author/publisher (Shoes of the Sea), dies at 46
  • Sep 17 John DeLaFose, American French speaking zydeco musician, dies at 55
  • Sep 17 Paul Nicholas Young, architect, dies at 47

Vitas Gerulaitis

Sep 17 Vitas Gerulaitis, Lithuanian/American tennis player (Australian Open 1977; Wimbledon doubles 1975), dies of carbon monoxide poisoning at 40

  • Sep 18 Franco Moschino, Italian fashion designer, dies from AIDS complications at 44
  • Sep 19 Frankie Kennedy, Irish folk flute player (Altan), dies of Ewing's Sarcoma at 38
  • Sep 19 Sandra Fisher, American painter, dies at 47
  • Sep 20 Jimmy Hamilton, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 77
  • Sep 20 Jule Styne, American Academy and Tony Award-winning popular music composer ("Three Coins In A Fountain"; Gypsy; Funny Girl, "Make Someone Happy"), dies at 88
  • Sep 20 Davidson Nicol, Sierra Leonean diplomat and author, dies at 70
  • Sep 21 Arthur Krim, American director (United Artists, Orion Pictures), dies
  • Sep 21 Oswald "Ossie" Stevens Nock, railway Writer, dies at 69
  • Sep 22 Forest 'Bud' Sagendorf, American cartoonist (Popeye), dies at 79
  • Sep 22 (John Edward) "Teddy" Buckner, American Dixieland jazz trumpeter, dies at 85
  • Sep 22 Leonard Feather, British jazz critic and musician, dies at 80
  • Sep 22 Mattie Moss Clark, American gospel singer, and music minister, dies of diabetes complications at 69
  • Sep 22 Edward Shackleton, English explorer, geographer and Labour Party politician, dies at 83
  • Sep 23 Alec Dickson, founder of VSO, dies at 80
  • Sep 23 Ali Kouider Benyahia [sheik Boualem], Alg Muslim leader, shot at 26
  • Sep 23 Cherif Gousmi [kalief Abu Abdallah Ahmed], Alger Muslim leader, shot
  • Sep 23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, dies of heart failure at 42
  • Sep 23 Georgi, Tsar Nicholas II's brother, buried
  • Sep 23 John van Damme, businessman, hanged in Singapore at 59
  • Sep 23 Madeleine Renaud, French actress and theater director (Plaisir), dies at 94
  • Sep 23 Jerry Barber, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1961), dies of mitral valve prolapse and stroke at 78
  • Sep 23 Robert Bloch, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Psycho), dies of cancer at 77
  • Sep 24 Colin Berry Haycraft, publisher, dies at 65
  • Sep 24 David Napley, English solicitor, dies at 79
  • Sep 24 Otto F. Walter, Swiss writer and publisher (Walter Verlag), dies of pulmonary cancer at 66
  • Sep 24 Guido Santórsola, Brazilian-Uruguayan composer and violinist, dies at 89
  • Sep 25 John Richard Ravensdale, historian, dies at 73
  • Sep 25 Kitty Masters, actress, dies at 92
  • Sep 25 Ludwig Ferdinand von Hohenzollern, German Prince of Prussia, dies at 86
  • Sep 25 Mark Alexander Abrams, English market Researcher, dies at 88
  • Sep 25 Thomas Titus Nkobi, South African ANC-leader (Alexandra-bus boycott 1957), dies at 71