Famous Deaths in September 1996

  • Sep 1 Karl Kehrle, Benedictine monk and beekeeper, dies at 98
  • Sep 1 Charles Daniels, archaeologist, dies at 63
  • Sep 1 George Levy, antique dealer/heritage campaigner, dies at 69
  • Sep 1 Vagn Holmboe, Danish neo-classical composer (Sinfonia rustica), dies at 86
  • Sep 2 Ljuba Welitsch, opera singer, dies at 83
  • Sep 2 Cyril Reuben, violinist, dies at 69
  • Sep 2 Emily Kngwarreye, artist, dies at 86
  • Sep 2 Kenneth M Stewart, euro MP for Merseyside West, dies at 71
  • Sep 2 Otto Luening, composer, dies at 96
  • Sep 2 Paddy Clift, cricketer (Rhod & Leicester all-rounder 1970-88), dies
  • Sep 3 John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate, dies at 56
  • Sep 3 Julian Amery, British conservative politician and minister, dies at 77
  • Sep 3 Robert Croften Brown, politician, dies at 75
  • Sep 4 Sam Cook, English cricketer (Gloucestershire slow bowler with one Test for England), dies at 75
  • Sep 5 Leonard Katzman, TV producer, dies at 69
  • Sep 5 Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby intl/journalist, dies at 67

  • Sep 5 Rose Isabel Williams, sister of Tennessee Williams, dies at 86
  • Sep 7 Niccolo Castiglioni, composer, dies at 64
  • Sep 8 Elizabeth Eyre de Lanaux, designer artist/writer, dies at 102
  • Sep 9 Bill Monroe, American bluegrass singer (Blue Moon of Kentucky), dies at 84
  • Sep 9 Edward Greenall, businessman/sportsman, dies at 67
  • Sep 9 Jack Pepys, immunologist, dies at 82
  • Sep 9 Ruggero Mastroianni, film editor, dies at 66
  • Sep 9 William Smith Monroe, bluegrass musician, dies at 84
  • Sep 10 Ray Coleman, British music journalist and biographer, dies at 59
  • Sep 10 Hans List, Austrian scientist and inventor (b. 1896)
  • Sep 11 Guido Aristarco, film critic, dies at 77
  • Sep 11 Joanne Dru [LaCock], American actress (Red River, All the King's Men), dies of lymphedema at 73
  • Sep 11 Peter Phillips, printer, dies at 61
  • Sep 12 Ernesto Geisel, 29th President of Brazil (1974-79), dies at 89
  • Sep 12 Geoffrey Bryan Bentley, Canon of Windsor and moral theologian, dies at 87
  • Sep 12 James Gulliver, businessman, dies at 66
  • Sep 12 Lloyd Turner, journalist (Daily Express), dies at 57
  • Sep 12 Oscar Michael Moore, journalist, dies at 36
  • Sep 12 Richard Maling Barrer, chemist, dies at 86
  • Sep 12 Ricardo López, Uruguayan-born American stalker of Björk, commits suicide aged 21
  • Sep 13 Anthony Nicholas Maria Wahl, American historian, dies at 68
  • Sep 13 Cesar Mendoza, general of Military junta of Chile (1973-85), dies
  • Sep 13 Jane Baxter, actress (We Live Again, Blossom Time), dies at 87
  • Sep 13 Silas Roy Crain, American singer, Founder of Soul Stirrers Gospel Quartet, dies at 85

Person of interestTupac Shakur

Sep 13 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), dies of internal bleeding after a drive by shotting at 25

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Rapper
Tupac Shakur

  • Sep 14 Clive Beadon, British RAF Wing Commander and pilot (WWII), dies at 77
  • Sep 14 Joe Elsby Martin, boxing coach, dies at 80
  • Sep 14 Juliet Prowse, actress and dancer (Mona McCluskey), dies at 59
  • Sep 15 Brother Eugene Gerard Salois, teacher, dies at 76
  • Sep 15 George Scheuer, writer/journalist, dies at 80
  • Sep 15 Hilary Preston, editor, dies at 88
  • Sep 15 Joan Perry [Elizabeth Rosiland Miller], American film actress, model, and singer (Hands of a Stranger), dies at 85
  • Sep 15 Peter Michael Grayson, British showman, dies at 70
  • Sep 16 Andrew MacElhone, bar owner, dies at 73
  • Sep 16 Gene Nelson [Leander Berg], American screenwriter, director and actor (Tea For 2, Oklahoma), dies at 76
  • Sep 16 McGeorge Bundy, US national security advisor (1961-66), dies at 77
  • Sep 17 Jessie "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" Hill, jazz musician, dies at 63

Person of interestSpiro Agnew

Sep 17 Spiro Agnew, American politician (Vice President, 1969 until resignation over corruption allegations in 1973), dies of leukemia at 77

Vice President of the United States Spiro Agnew
Vice President of the United States
Spiro Agnew
  • Sep 19 Douglas Hyde, socialist/Christian, dies at 85
  • Sep 19 Timothy Nicholson, journalist, dies at 32
  • Sep 20 Max Manus, resistance fighter, dies at 82
  • Sep 20 Murtaza Bhutto, Pakistani politician, dies at 42
  • Sep 20 Paul Draper, dancer, dies at 87
  • Sep 20 Paul Erdos, mathematician, dies of heart attack at 83
  • Sep 20 Paul Weston [Wetstein], American pianist and orchestra leader (Jim Nabors Hour, Crescent City Suite), dies from natural causes at 84
  • Sep 21 John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher, dies at 42
  • Sep 21 Julius Silverman, politician, dies at 90
  • Sep 21 Sabine Zlatin, Polish-born French nurse, who tried save Izieu children from Nazis, dies at 89
  • Sep 22 Dorothy Lamour [Mary Kaumeyer], American actress and singer (Road to Bali, My Favorite Brunette), dies of a heart attack at 81
  • Sep 22 Ludmilla Chiraeff, ballet dancer, dies at 72
  • Sep 22 Mohammed Ben Amhed Abdelghani, PM of Algeria (1979-84), dies
  • Sep 23 Denis Dowling, baritone, dies at 86
  • Sep 23 Jack Newman, New Zealand cricketer (NZ left-arm pacer 1932-33), dies at 94
  • Sep 23 Stuart Pigott, archaeologist, dies at 86
  • Sep 23 Fujiko F. Fujio, Japanese cartoonist (b. 1933)
  • Sep 24 Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, egyptologist, dies at 87
  • Sep 24 Mark Frankel, actor (Solitaire for 2, Simon-Sisters), dies at 34
  • Sep 24 Pavel Anatolievich Sudoplatov, spy, dies at 89
  • Sep 24 Zeki Müren, Turkish actor, singer, and composer (Game of Silence), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • Sep 25 Betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator, dies at 80
  • Sep 25 Nicu Ceaușescu, youngest child of Romanian Communist Dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu and considered the President's heir apparent, dies of cirrhosis at 45
  • Sep 26 Geoffrey Wilkinson, chemist, dies at 75
  • Sep 26 George Henderson, priest/politician, dies at 74
  • Sep 26 Mark Frankel, actor (Leon the Pig Farmer), dies on motorcycle at 34
  • Sep 27 Mohammad Najibullah, President of Afghanistan (1987-92), executed at 49
  • Sep 28 Bob Gibson, American folk musician, dies at 64
  • Sep 29 Shūsaku Endō, Japanese writer (Sea & Poison, Silence), dies at 73
  • Sep 29 Ethel Jane Cain, British telephonist and original UK Speaking Clock voice, dies at 87
  • Sep 29 Leslie Crowther, entertainer, dies at 63>>
  • Sep 30 Aubrey Brabazon, jockey/trainer, dies at 76
  • Sep 30 Elizabeth Gille, writer translator/editor, dies at 59
  • Sep 30 Frances Lear, writer, dies at 73
  • Sep 30 Kenneth Muir, english scholar, dies at 89
  • Sep 30 Udom Patpongsiri, property developer, dies at 79