On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1995 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 1,124

  • Feb 28 Keith Rigg, cricketer (8 Tests for Australia 1931-37), dies
  • Feb 28 Max Rudolf, conductor, dies at 92
  • Mar 1 Edmund Boyd Fisher, British publisher, dies at 56
  • Mar 1 Vladislav Listyev, Russian journalist, murdered at 38
  • Mar 1 Earl Blackwell, American society impresario (Celebrity Register), dies at 85
  • Mar 1 César Rodríguez Álvarez, Spanish soccer forward (12 caps; Barcelona) and manager (Zaragoza, Barcelona), dies at 74
  • Mar 2 Hugo Cole, British composer and critic, dies at 77
  • Mar 2 Vladislav Listyev, TV journalist, dies at 48
  • Mar 3 Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar, dies at 84
  • Mar 3 Howard Hunter, US leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1994-95), dies at 87
  • Mar 3 Howard Yanks, founder of the Philadelphia folk festival, dies at 65
  • Mar 3 Pierre Tisseyre, publisher (Circle du livre de France), dies at 85
  • Mar 4 Eden Ahbez, American songwriter (Nature Boy), dies at 86
  • Mar 5 Ed Flanders, American actor (St Elsewhere - "Dr. Westphal"), takes his own life at 60
  • Mar 5 Marguerite Kelsey, Engl painter/sculptor model (Haunting), dies at 86
  • Mar 5 Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist, dies at 82

  • Mar 5 (Victor) "Vivian" Stanshall, British singer and comic songwriter (Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band - "I'm The Urban Spaceman"; Magical Mystery Tour), dies in a fire at his home, at 51
  • Mar 5 Gregg Hansford, Australian motorcycle and touring car racer, dies at 42
  • Mar 5 Lord Benson [Henry Alexander], British accountant (Coopers & Lybrand), dies at 85
  • Mar 6 David Beinhoff, mayor, dies at 24
  • Mar 6 Delroy Wilson, Jamaican singer, dies at 46
  • Mar 6 Emile van Moerkerken, photographer (Ice Princess), dies at 78
  • Mar 6 Helene Virginie Weijel, Dutch author (In Two Worlds), dies at 44
  • Mar 7 Don Cook, British foreign correspondent, dies at 74
  • Mar 7 Jaap van den Hurk, TV-director (NCRV), dies
  • Mar 7 Jacques Lefebvre, Belgian air force general, commits suicide at 64
  • Mar 7 John Arthur Neill Lambert, composer teacher organist, dies at 69
  • Mar 7 Paul-Emile Victor, French polar explorer, dies at 87
  • Mar 7 Thijmen Kuijt, resistance fighter/co-found paper (Typhoon), dies at 82
  • Mar 8 Ota Adler, Czech-British fur trader and founder (Jewish Aid Trust), dies at 83
  • Mar 8 Paul Horgan, American novelist (Mountain Standard Time), dies at 91
  • Mar 8 Ingo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (b. 1965)
  • Mar 9 Ian Ballantine, publisher, dies of heart attack at 79
  • Mar 9 Ruud van den Hende, Dutch sports reporter, dies at 63
  • Mar 9 Edward Bernays, Austrian-American pioneer in the field of public relations and propaganda, dies at 103
  • Mar 10 Alexander Hyatt King, Mozart scholar, dies at 84

  • Mar 10 Carel Birnie, ballet producer, dies at 69
  • Mar 10 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, Dutch musician, dies at 79
  • Mar 10 Richard Baerlein, racing writer, dies at 84
  • Mar 11 Carel Birnie, found Utrecht Opera/Dutch Dance Theater, dies at 69
  • Mar 11 Ernest Kabushemeye, Burundese minister of Mijnbouw, murdered
  • Mar 11 Frank Fidler, English artist, dies at 84
  • Mar 12 Juanin Clay, American actress (The Legend of the Lone Ranger), dies at 45
  • Mar 13 Abdul Ali Mazari, Afghan Shiite leader, shot to death
  • Mar 13 John Silverlight, British journalist (The Observer), dies at 75
  • Mar 13 Leo Kaplan, lawyer (ASCAP), dies at 89
  • Mar 13 Leon Day, American baseball pitcher (Negro Leagues), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Mar 13 Lorraine Macleod, dancer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun), dies at 65
  • Mar 13 P C J van Lierde, Dutch vicar-gen of Vatican (1951-91), dies at 87
  • Mar 13 Odette Hallowes, British classified agent in France (WWII), dies at 82
  • Mar 14 Gerard Thomas Victory, composer, dies at 73
  • Mar 14 Johan W "Jo" van Marle, CEO (KNVB, 1980-93), dies at 70
  • Mar 14 William Fowler, American astrophysicist (Nobel 1983), dies at 83

Person of interestJohn Peters Humphrey

Mar 14 John Peters Humphrey, Canadian jurist and human rights advocate, dies at 89

  • Mar 15 Carlos Menem Jr, Son of Argentine President, dies at 26
  • Mar 16 Albert Maurice Hackett, playwright/screenwriter, dies at 95
  • Mar 16 Simon Fraser [Shimi], Lord Lovat, 25th head of Clan Fraser, dies at 83
  • Mar 16 Sydney Simone, band leader, dies at 80
  • Mar 17 Ahmad Khomeini, youngest son of Iran ayatollah Khomeini, dies at 48
  • Mar 17 Donald Baverstock, television Producer, dies at 71
  • Mar 17 Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist and director (Weevers' Duin), dies at 56
  • Mar 17 Rick Aviles, US comic/actor (Ghost), dies of AIDS
  • Mar 17 Ronnie Kray, English gangster (The Firm), dies at 61
  • Mar 17 Sunnyland Smart, jazz/blues singer/pianist (Delta Blues), dies at 87
  • Mar 18 Charles Drain, American soul singer, dies at 65
  • Mar 18 Frederic Ramsey Jr, folklorist/author, dies at 80
  • Mar 18 Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Raskolnikov), dies at 84
  • Mar 19 Fernand Lodewick, literature historian (Literature), dies at 85
  • Mar 19 Gerard Tebroke, 5/10 km-dasher, dies at 45
  • Mar 19 Kenneth Loveless, priest folk musician, dies at 83
  • Mar 20 Merv Harvey, Australian cricketer (scored 12 & 31 in Test Aus v Eng 46-47), dies at 76
  • Mar 20 Rachida Hammadi, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 32
  • Mar 20 Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (Pulitzer prize 1934), dies at 88
  • Mar 20 James Kilfedder, Northern Ireland unionist politician, dies at 66
  • Mar 20 John Minton [Big John Studd], American pro wrestler (Royal Rumble 1989), dies from liver cancer and Hodgkin's disease at 47
  • Mar 21 Daan Wildschut, Dutch painter/author, dies at 81
  • Mar 21 Etienne Martin, French sculptor, dies at 82
  • Mar 21 Norman Schwartz, record Producer, dies at 66
  • Mar 21 Robert Urquhart, Scottish actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed), dies at 72
  • Mar 22 Peter Woods, British journalist and newsreader, dies at 64
  • Mar 23 Alan Barton, English singer (Smokie, Black Lace), dies in a bus crash at 41
  • Mar 23 Danny Apolinar, American composer & songwriter, dies at 61
  • Mar 23 Davie Cooper, Scottish football player, dies at 39
  • Mar 23 Irving Shulman, American author & screenwriter, dies at 81
  • Mar 23 Ripley L. Ingram, American singer, dies at 65
  • Mar 23 Robert Turner, winner of 1st All-American Soap Box Derby, dies at 72
  • Mar 23 Russell Reading Braddon, Australian author, dies at 74
  • Mar 24 Anthony Standerwick Heal, businessman, dies at 88
  • Mar 24 Joey Long, blues/cajun guitarist, dies at 62
  • Mar 24 Trevor Oswald Ling, English religious Studies Professor, dies at 75

  • Mar 25 James Gardner, designer, dies at 87
  • Mar 25 Peter Herbert Penwarden, English priest, dies at 73
  • Mar 25 Warren E. Burger, 15th Supreme Court chief justice (1969-86), dies at 87
  • Mar 25 James Coleman, American sociologist (b. 1926)
  • Mar 26 Eazy-E [Eric Lynn Wright], American rapper (N.W.A.), dies from AIDS-related illness at 30
  • Mar 26 Vladimir Maksimov, Russian writer and dissident, dies at 64
  • Mar 27 Albert Drach, Austrian-Jewish writer, dies at 92
  • Mar 27 Bernard Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds), dies at 67
  • Mar 27 Chet Gierlach, music publisher/composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 27 Rene Allio, film Director, dies at 70
  • Mar 28 Hugh Edward R O'Connor, actor (In the Heat of the Night), ODs at 32
  • Mar 28 Jack Regan, broadcaster, dies at 53
  • Mar 28 Vivienne Byerley, publicist, dies at 88
  • Mar 28 William Hayter, British diplomat and Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953-57), dies at 88
  • Mar 29 Carl E Jefferson, record company owner, dies at 74
  • Mar 29 James Eric Storrar, fighter pilot, dies at 74
  • Mar 29 John Elliott Terry, British film financier (National Film Finance Corp), dies at 82
  • Mar 29 Jimmy McShane, Irish singer (Baltimora - "Tarzan Boy"), dies of AIDS at 37
  • Mar 30 Graham Anthony Richard Lock, cricketer, dies at 65
  • Mar 30 Paul A. Rothchild, American record producer (Janis Joplin - Pearl), dies at 59
  • Mar 30 Rozelle Claxton, pianist/arranger, dies at 82
  • Mar 30 Tony Lock, English cricketer and left-arm spinner who took 174 wickets for England, dies at 65
  • Mar 31 Carl Story, American bluegrass musician (Rambling Mountaineers), dies at 78
  • Mar 31 Selena [Quintanilla-Pérez], Mexican-American singer-songwriter known as the Queen of Tejano music (Grammy-1994), killed by a fan at 23
  • Apr 1 Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer, dies at 50
  • Apr 1 Francisco Moncion, American dancer, dies at 73
  • Apr 1 Lucie Rie, Austrian-born British potter, dies at 93
  • Apr 1 Richard Pool, naval Officer, dies at 75
  • Apr 1 Sampson DeBrier, actor (Inauguration of Pleasure Dome), dies at 86
  • Apr 1 Lucy Rie, American potter (b. 1902)

  • Apr 1 H. Adams Carter, American mountaineer (Alpine Club President 1954-58; editor American Alpine Journal 1960-95), dies at 80
  • Apr 2 Hannes Alfven, physicist (Nobel prize), dies at 86
  • Apr 2 Harvey Penick, American golfer, coach, author (World Golf Hall of Fame), dies of degenerative arthritis at 90
  • Apr 2 Julius Arthur Hemphill, saxophonist, dies at 57
  • Apr 2 Leo LeBlanc, American country musician and pianist who was legally blind, dies of cancer at 55
  • Apr 3 David Herbert, British writer and raconteur, dies at 86
  • Apr 3 Gracita Morales, Spanish actress (Operation Mata Hari), dies at 66
  • Apr 4 Kenny Everett [Maurice James Christopher Cole], British TV personality and disc Jockey, dies at 50 of an AIDS related illness
  • Apr 4 Priscilla Lane, American actress (Saboteur, Bodyguard), dies at 77
  • Apr 4 Jo Sinclair [Ruth Seid], American writer (Wasteland), dies at 81
  • Apr 5 Christian Pineau, French politician, dies
  • Apr 6 Vieno J Sukselainen, Prime Minister of Finland (1959-61), dies
  • Apr 7 Peter Brinson, British ballet and dance writer, lecturer, and promoter (Ballet For All), dies at 75
  • Apr 7 Philip Vincent Belloc Jebb, architect, dies at 68
  • Apr 8 Maurice Allom, English cricketer (14 Test wickets-NZ debut hat-trick), dies at 89
  • Apr 9 Jim Bullock, English colliery manager, unionist and reformist, dies at 92
  • Apr 10 Chen Yun, Chinese political leader during and after the Chinese Civil War, considered one of the Eight Elders of the Communist Party of China, dies at 89
  • Apr 10 Glyn Jones, Welsh writer, dies at 90
  • Apr 10 Gunter Guillaume, German politician, dies
  • Apr 10 Morarji Desai, Indian politician and activist, 4th Prime Minister of India (1977-79), dies at 99
  • Apr 10 Betty Askwith, British writer and biographer, dies at 85
  • Apr 12 Chris Pyne, British jazz trombonist, dies at 56
  • Apr 13 Edward Henderson, British diplomat, dies at 77
  • Apr 14 Brian Coffey, Irish poet (Advent), dies at 89
  • Apr 14 Burl Ives, American folk singer and actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies from complications of mouth cancer at 85
  • Apr 14 Donald Keech, entrepreneur, dies at 74
  • Apr 14 James Daniel "Danny" Turner, saxophonist, dies at 75
  • Apr 14 Michael Scott Montague Fordham, English child psychiatrist and Jungian analyst, dies at 89
  • Apr 15 Cleo Brown, American jazz pianist, dies at 85
  • Apr 15 Harry Shoulberg, American expressionist painter, dies at 91

  • Apr 16 Arthur English, British comedian and actor (Malachi's Cove, Are You Being Served?), dies of complications from emphysema at 75
  • Apr 16 Cheyenne Brando, daughter of Marlon, commits suicide
  • Apr 16 Cyril Enfield, film Director, dies at 80
  • Apr 16 Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster, dies at 86
  • Apr 16 Iqbal Masih, Pakistani child slave labourer, activist (b. 1982)
  • Apr 17 Anton Murray, South African cricket all-rounder (10 Tests; 1 x 100; 18 wickets), dies at 72
  • Apr 17 Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, dies at 88
  • Apr 17 Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (Philip Morris USA), dies at 66
  • Apr 18 Arturo Frondizi, 35th President of Argentina (1958-62), dies at 86
  • Apr 19 "King" Herbert Whitaker, tenor sax, dies at 66
  • Apr 19 Igor Hajek, Czech translator and writer, dies at 64
  • Apr 19 J. Peter Grace, American businessman and industrialist,, dies from cancer at 81
  • Apr 19 Kenneth Burslam Gardner, librarian/Orientalist, dies at 70

Person of interestMilovan Djilas

Apr 20 Milovan Djilas, Yugoslavian politician and writer (The New Class), dies at 83

Politician and Writer Milovan Djilas
Politician and Writer
Milovan Djilas
  • Apr 20 R E S Wyatt, cricketer (England capt 16 times), dies
  • Apr 20 Sunil Jayasinghe, Sri Lankan wicketkeeper (1979 World Cup), suicide
  • Apr 20 Tessie O'Shea, Welsh stage and screen entertainer, dies at 81
  • Apr 21 Bob Wyatt, English cricketer (1927-37), dies at 93
  • Apr 21 Stafford Heginbotham, British toymaker (Tebro Toys) and Football Club Chairman, dies at 61
  • Apr 22 Don Pullen, American pianist & composer, dies at 53
  • Apr 22 Maggie Kuhn, American activist & co-founder (Gray Panthers), dies at 89
  • Apr 23 Howard Cosell, American sports journalist (Monday Night Football), dies at 77
  • Apr 23 John Stennis, American politician (Sen-D-MS), dies at 93
  • Apr 23 Lonesome Sundown [Cornelius Green III], American blues singer & guitarist, dies at 66
  • Apr 23 Robert Selby Taylor, Anglican bishop, dies at 86
  • Apr 24 Douglas Gunsekera, banker, dies at 77
  • Apr 25 Art Fleming, game show host (Jeopardy), dies at 74

Person of interestGinger Rogers

Apr 25 Ginger Rogers, American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Stage Door), dies at 83

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
  • Apr 25 Joseph Heifitz, film director, dies at 89
  • Apr 26 Alexander Knox, Canadian actor & author (Gorky Park, 2 of a Kind), dies of bone cancer at 88

  • Apr 26 Hugh Morton, Baron Morton of Shuna, Scottish lawyer & judge, dies at 65
  • Apr 27 Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer, dies at 73
  • Apr 28 Andrew Salkey, Panamanian-born novelist, dies at 67
  • Apr 28 Henry C. Rogers, American publicist, dies at 81
  • Apr 28 Peaches Davis, American baseball pitcher, dies at 89
  • Apr 29 Robert Gibb, zoo/theme park creator, dies at 57
  • Apr 29 Angier Biddle Duke, American diplomat and the youngest American ambassador in history, dies at 79
  • Apr 30 Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival king, dies at 34
  • May 2 Michael Hordern, British actor (Watership Down, The Spy Who Came In From The Cold), dies from kidney disease at 83
  • May 3 Michael Horden, actor (Fool, Green Man, Scoop), dies at 83
  • May 4 Lewis T Preston, American banker (President of the World Bank 1991-95), dies at 68
  • May 4 Louis Krasner, Ukrainian-American violinist, dies at 91
  • May 5 Anthony Wagner, Officer of Arms at the College of Arms in London, dies at 86
  • May 5 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, judge, dies at 89
  • May 5 James Pack, naval officer museum curator, dies at 81
  • May 5 Lionel Alexander Bethune [Alastair] Pilkington, British engineer (float glass), dies at 75
  • May 5 Mikhail Botvinnik, Russian influential world chess champion, dies at 83
  • May 5 Thomas Eden Binkley, musician, dies at 63
  • May 6 Maria Pia de Braganca, Portuguese journalist and writer who claimed to be the bastard daughter of King Carlos I of Portugal, dies at 88