On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1994 (Part 6)

Deaths 1001 - 1,110 of 1,110

  • Nov 26 Omer Vanaudenhoven, Flemish politician and resistance fighter, dies at 80
  • Nov 27 Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist, dies at 70
  • Nov 27 Fernando Lopes-Graça, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
  • Nov 28 Al Levitt, American jazz drummer, dies at 63
  • Nov 28 Franfo Fortini [Franco Lattes], Italian poet, dies at 77

Person of interestJeffrey Dahmer

Nov 28 Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), killed in prison at 34

Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer
Serial Killer
Jeffrey Dahmer
  • Nov 28 Jerry Rubin, US anti-war activist (Youth Party) and businessman, dies at 56
  • Nov 28 Vicente Enrique y Tarancon, Spanish cardinal, dies at 87
  • Nov 28 Ian Serraillier, English children's books author (The Silver Sword), dies at 82
  • Nov 29 Ronald "Buster" Edwards, British Great Train Robber turned flower-seller, found hanged at 63
  • Nov 29 Muhammad Ali Araki, ayatollah of Iran, dies
  • Nov 29 Sviatoslav S Stravinsky, French/American composer/son of Igor S, dies at 84
  • Nov 30 Connie Conrad Henry Kirnon Kay, jazz Drummer, dies at 67
  • Nov 30 Guy Debord, situationist, dies at 63
  • Nov 30 Irwin Kostal, US arranger/conductor (Sound of Music), dies at 83
  • Nov 30 Lionel Stander, American blacklisted actor (Hart to Hart, Unfaithfully Yours), dies at 86

  • Nov 30 Connie Kay, American jazz drummer (Modern Jazz Quartet), dies of a cardiac arrest at 67
  • Dec 2 Donald John Urquhart, English librarian, dies at 85
  • Dec 2 James Norman Dalrymple Anderson, lawyer, dies at 86
  • Dec 3 Dolf Verspoor, literary/translator (M Nijhoff prize 1958), dies at 77
  • Dec 3 Elizabeth Glaser, American AIDS activist, wife of director Paul Michael Glaser, dies of AIDS at 47
  • Dec 3 Giorgi Chanturia, President of Georgia, assassinated
  • Dec 3 Lesley Peacock, jazz photogrpaher/author, dies
  • Dec 3 Said Mekbel, Algerian editor in chief (Le Matin), murdered at 57
  • Dec 4 Geoffery Rudolph Elton, historiographer, dies at 73
  • Dec 4 Jacob Kaplan, French Grand Rabbi (1955-81), dies at 99
  • Dec 4 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, Peruvian playwright, dies at 66
  • Dec 4 Robert Jesse Charleston, museum curator, dies at 78
  • Dec 4 Thomas Roy Garrett, museum curator, dies at 63
  • Dec 5 Harry Horner, Austro-Hungarian-born American stage and film designer (The Heiress), dies at 84
  • Dec 5 Richard Brian Waring Barton-Chapple, writer, dies at 69
  • Dec 5 Ronald Ridout, English school textbook author (English Today), dies at 78
  • Dec 5 Günter Meisner, German actor (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Between Wars, Adolf Hitler, Quiller Memorandum), dies at 68
  • Dec 6 AJ Bronkhorst, vicar/theologist (Reform The Netherlands), dies at 80
  • Dec 6 Alan Owen, English screenplay/actor (Hard Day's Night), dies at 69
  • Dec 6 Gian Maria Volontè, Italian actor (Fistful of Dollars), dies at 61

  • Dec 7 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58
  • Dec 7 J.C. Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1939)
  • Dec 8 Antônio Carlos Jobim [Tom Jobim], Brazilian singer-songwriter and composer (Getz/Gilberto), dies from pulmonary embolism at 67
  • Dec 8 Israel Aaron Maisels, South African lawyer and communal leader, dies at 89
  • Dec 9 Maureen Starkey [Mary Cox], English ex-wife of Beatle Ringo Starr, dies of leukemia at 48
  • Dec 9 Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician, dies at 85
  • Dec 9 Garnett Silk [Garnet Damion Smith], Jamacian reggae musician, dies in a fire at 28
  • Dec 9 Alex Wilson, Canadian athlete (Olympic silver 800m, 2 x bronze 400m, 4x400m relay 1932), dies at 87
  • Dec 10 George G F van Renesse, concert pianist/music director, dies at 85
  • Dec 10 Keith Joseph, British MP (C), dies
  • Dec 10 Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor, dies at 92
  • Dec 10 Alexander Wilson, Canadian athlete (b. 1905)
  • Dec 10 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, dies at 94
  • Dec 11 Stanislaw Maczek, Polish/British general-major (WWII), dies at 102
  • Dec 11 Yao Yilin, Vice Prime Minister of China (1979), dies
  • Dec 11 Philip Phillips, American archaeologist (b. 1900)
  • Dec 11 Carl Marzani, Italian-born American leftwing political activist, publisher and documentarian, dies at 81
  • Dec 12 Antoine Pinay, French PM (1952)/foreign minister, dies at 102
  • Dec 12 Donna J. Stone, American poet, dies of heart failure at 61
  • Dec 12 Herman H Felderhof, radio-announcer/head (NRU/NOS Radio), dies at 83
  • Dec 12 John Edward Caulwell Hearne, writer, dies at 68
  • Dec 12 Stuart Allen Roosa, astronaut (Apollo 14), dies of pancreatitis at 46
  • Dec 13 Antoine Pinay, Prime Minister of France (1952-53), dies
  • Dec 13 Herman W "Fritz" Liebert, US librarian/Yale-curator, dies at 83
  • Dec 13 Norman Beaton, Guyanese actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn), dies at 60
  • Dec 14 Mary Ann McCall, American singer, dies at 75
  • Dec 14 Orval Faubus, American politician (Governor of Arkansas, 1955–67), dies at 84
  • Dec 15 Hans de Jong, musician and conductor (Amsterdams Vrouwenkoor), dies at 86
  • Dec 15 Harry Tobias, American songwriter, dies at 99
  • Dec 15 Henry Phelps Brown, British historian and economist, dies at 88
  • Dec 15 Mollie Doreen Phillips, British figure skater and judge (Olympics 1932,36), dies at 87
  • Dec 16 Mary Durack, Australian author and historian (Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country), dies at 81
  • Dec 16 Samuel Lipman, American pianist and music critic, dies of leukemia at 60
  • Dec 17 Jan Wiegel, director and producer (Uninhabitable Country), dies at 64
  • Dec 18 Heinz Bernhard [Löwenstein], German-born British actor and director (Oliver!, Fiddler on the Roof), dies at 71
  • Dec 18 Lilia Skala, Austrian/American actress (Ship of Fools, Caprice), dies at 98
  • Dec 18 Peter Hebblethwaite, English editor-in-chief (The Month), dies at 64
  • Dec 18 Roger Apéry, Greek-French mathematician (b. 1916)
  • Dec 19 Noel Pointer, jazz violinist, dies at 39
  • Dec 20 Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State (1961-69), dies at 85
  • Dec 20 J C "Jody" Bateman, fiddler, dies at 75
  • Dec 21 Shauna McDonald Brown, British TV producer, dies at 37
  • Dec 23 Charles Shirley, jazz arranger, dies at 74
  • Dec 23 Didier Rocher, son of French cosmetic maker Yves Rocher, dies at 41
  • Dec 23 Nora Dunfree, American actress (Grass Harp), dies at 78
  • Dec 23 Sebastian Shaw, British actor, director, playwright and poet (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste), dies of natural causes at 89
  • Dec 23 Nora Dunfee, American actress (Forrest Gump, Lorenzo's Oil), dies at 78
  • Dec 24 Jimmy Buddy Lee Land Ace, singer, dies at 57
  • Dec 24 John Eastburn Boswell, medievalist, dies at 47
  • Dec 24 John Keith Wright, English Asst Sect of State (1971-84), dies at 66
  • Dec 24 John Osborne, English playwright (Entertainer, Look Back in Anger, Luther, dies at 65
  • Dec 24 Julie Haydon, [Donella Donaldson], American actress (Scoundrel), dies at 84
  • Dec 24 Nathan I. Daniel, inventor (Guitars), dies at 82
  • Dec 24 Rossano Brazzi, Italian actor (Final Justice, South Pacific, The Barefoot Contessa), dies of a neural virus at 78
  • Dec 25 Pierre Dreyfus, French director of Renault (1955-75), dies at 87

  • Dec 25 Zail Singh, Indian politician, (7th President of India 1982-87), dies of injuries from a motor accident at 78
  • Dec 26 Asta ER Elstak, Suriname/Neth welfare worker, dies at 74
  • Dec 26 Johannes J "Joop" Klant, Neth/South African economist/author, dies
  • Dec 26 Karl Schiller, German economist and politician (Minister of Economics), dies at 83
  • Dec 26 Robert Emhardt, American actor (Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers), dies at 80
  • Dec 26 Sylvia Koscina, Croatian/Italian actress (Hercules), dies at 61
  • Dec 27 Hans Berghuis, author/poet (Kleitabletten), dies at 70
  • Dec 27 Peter May, English cricketer (4537 runs-Eng 1951-61), dies at 64
  • Dec 27 Sadi de Gorter, Dutch author/diplomat (Abscess), dies at 82
  • Dec 27 J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (b. 1902)
  • Dec 28 Julian Belfrage, theatre agent, dies at 60
  • Dec 29 Eugene Tanner Jr, singer, dies at 58
  • Dec 29 Frank Thring, Australian actor (El Cid, Ben-Hur), dies at 68
  • Dec 30 Lloyd James Austin, Australian linguist and literary scholar, dies at 79
  • Dec 31 BAM "Bob" Schreiner, airline owner (S Aviation Group), dies at 79
  • Dec 31 Harri Webb, Welsh poet and nationalist, dies at 74
  • Dec 31 Leigh Bowery, designer, dies at 33
  • Dec 31 Leo Fuchs, Polish-born Jewish American actor (The Six Million Dollar Man, Avalon), dies at 83

Person of interestWoody Strode

Dec 31 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), dies of lung cancer at 80

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode