Famous Deaths in 1996 (Part 5)

Deaths 801 - 1,000 of 1,180

  • Aug 26 Catherine Hall, British nurse who raised the professional profile of nursing and to establish its central role in health care, dies at 73
  • Aug 27 Abram Games, graphic artist, dies at 82
  • Aug 27 Alexander Lanusse, military President of Argentina (1971-73), dies
  • Aug 27 Greg Morris, American actor (Mission: Impossible), dies of a brain tumor at 62
  • Aug 28 Lynda Carr, educationist, dies at 50
  • Aug 28 Phyllis Pearsall, painter/writer, dies at 89
  • Aug 28 Al Zarilla, American MLB outfielder (All Star 1948), dies of cancer at 77
  • Aug 30 Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Elsa), dies at 43
  • Aug 30 Jose Toribio Merino, admiral/milt junta of Chile (1973-80), dies at 80
  • Aug 31 David Scott, British priest, Chaplain to the Queen, dies at 72
  • Aug 31 Harald Penrose, British test pilot, dies at 92
  • Aug 31 Milt Larkin, American jazz trumpeter and band leader, dies at 85
  • Aug 31 David Pollock, Viscount Hanworth, British barrister, dies at 80
  • 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, English political journalist, 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
  • Oct 1 Joonas Kokkonen, Finnish composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 1 Patrick McGeown, politician, dies at 40
  • Oct 2 Andrey Lukanov, Bulgarian politician (40th Prime Minister of Bulgaria), assassinated at 58
  • Oct 2 Frideswide Frances Emma Knight, musician/socialist, dies at 85
  • Oct 2 Ivan Mark Waller, mountaineer, dies at 89
  • Oct 2 Robert Bourassa, PM of province of Quebec (1970-76, 85-93), dies at 63
  • Oct 2 Ronald John Bilsland Colville, businessman, dies at 79
  • Oct 2 Sybil Marion Rosenfeld, theatre historian, dies at 93

  • Oct 3 Denis Frank Owen, British ecologist and natural historian, dies at 65
  • Oct 3 Eustace Wenworth Roskill, law lord, dies at 85
  • Oct 3 Thomas ap Rees, British botanist, dies in a cycling accident at 65
  • Oct 3 Tony Parker, British oral historian, dies at 73
  • Oct 4 Martyn Harris, journalist, dies at 43
  • Oct 4 Silvio Piola, footballer, dies at 83
  • Oct 4 Tim N Gidal Gidalewitsch, photojournalist, dies at 87
  • Oct 5 Catherine Elizabeth Pennington, personal assistant, dies at 77
  • Oct 5 Seymour Cray, American inventor (Cray Research, Cray I supercomputer), dies after a car accident at 71
  • Oct 6 Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner, dies at 57
  • Oct 6 Ted Bessell, American director and actor (Don-That Girl, Gomer Pyle- Frankie), dies of an aneurism at 61
  • Oct 7 Charles Wegg Solicitor-Prosser, dies at 86
  • Oct 8 Geoffrey Finsberg, politician, dies at 70
  • Oct 8 Watkins Shaw, British musicologist, dies at 85
  • Oct 8 Joseph Roy George Ralston, pilot, dies at 81
  • Oct 8 Susan Gautier-Smith, British TV producer, dies of heart failure at 33
  • Oct 8 William Prince, American actor (Spies Like Us, The Stepford Wives, City in Fear), dies at 83
  • Oct 9 Alan Charles Downes, founder member of Independent Television News and cameraman, dies at 58
  • Oct 9 Harvey Vernon [Chet Smith], American actor (Teen Wolf, Jasper-Carter Country), dies at 69
  • Oct 9 Nigel Thomas Loveridge Fisher, politician, dies at 83
  • Oct 9 Richard Clarkson, aerodynamicist, dies at 94
  • Oct 9 Joachim Wohlgemuth, German writer, dies at 64
  • Oct 10 Dick Pickering, trade unionist, dies at 54
  • Oct 10 Hugh Stirling Mackenzie, British Royal Navy officer, dies at 83
  • Oct 10 John Hillaby, English writer and traveller, dies at 79
  • Oct 10 Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist, dies at 65
  • Oct 11 Arthur Walter Lucas, first Chief Restorer of the National Gallery, London, dies at 80
  • Oct 11 Edith Tilton Penrose, American-born British economist (The Theory of the Growth of the Firm), dies at 81
  • Oct 11 Johnny Costa, jazz pianist (Mr Rogers), dies at 74
  • Oct 11 Keith Boyce, West Indian cricketer (West Indies all-rounder 1969-76), dies of chronic cirrhosis of the liver at 53
  • Oct 11 Terry Patchett, politician, dies at 56
  • Oct 11 William Vickrey, Canadian economist (Nobel 1996), dies at 82
  • Oct 11 Lars Ahlfors, Finnish mathematician (b. 1907)
  • Oct 12 David Gilroy Bevan, British politician, dies at 86
  • Oct 12 Jack Robertson, cricketer (Midsex & Eng open bat 11 Tests), dies at 79
  • Oct 12 Pavel Alexandrovich Solovyov, aero-engine designer, dies at 79
  • Oct 12 Trevor Illtyd williams, scientific writer, dies at 75
  • Oct 12 Vernon Elliott, British composer and bassoonist, dies at 84
  • Oct 12 René Lacoste, French tennis player (7 Grand Slam titles, Lacoste clothing), dies of heart failure at 92
  • Oct 13 Albert Hughes Williams, teacher and historian, dies at 89

  • Oct 13 Beryl Reid, British actress (The Killing of Sister George, Smiley's People), dies from pneumonia at 77
  • Oct 13 Henri Nannen, journalist, dies at 82
  • Oct 14 Laura La Plante, screen actress (Show Boat, Scandal), dies at 91
  • Oct 14 William John Raff Hooper, British cartoonist (Percy Prune), dies at 80
  • Oct 15 Bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer, dies at 69
  • Oct 16 Anthony Griffin, sailor, dies at 75
  • Oct 16 Eric Malpass, English writer, dies at 85
  • Oct 16 Ismond Rosen, psychoanalyst and artist, dies at 82
  • Oct 16 James Wild, music teacher, dies at 68
  • Oct 16 Jason Bernard, actor (judge-Liar Liar), dies of heart attack at 58
  • Oct 17 Berthold Goldschmidt, composer/conductor, dies at 93
  • Oct 17 Christopher Acland, English musician (Lush), dies at 30
  • Oct 18 Guiseppe Panini, industrialist, dies at 71
  • Oct 19 Frank Neville Hosband Robinson, physicist, dies at 71
  • Oct 19 Oliver Charles Anderson, novelist, dies at 84
  • Oct 20 Alfred William Bill Bedford, test Pilot, dies at 75
  • Oct 20 Mary Tuck, social researcher/civil servant, dies at 68
  • Oct 21 Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist, dies at 71
  • Oct 21 Eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator, dies at 76
  • Oct 21 George Houston, land economist, dies at 74
  • Oct 21 Georgios Zoitakis, leader of Greece (1967-72), dies
  • Oct 21 Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician, dies at 49
  • Oct 21 Wang Li, politician, dies at 78
  • Oct 22 Charles Edward Pevensey Tennant, aristocrat, dies at 39
  • Oct 22 John Bauldie, British music journalist, dies at 47
  • Oct 22 Matthew Harding, businessman/football supporter, dies at 42
  • Oct 23 Alexander Kelly, pianist/teacher, dies at 67
  • Oct 23 Diana Trilling, writer, dies at 91
  • Oct 23 Lin Onus, Australian Aboriginal artist, dies at 47
  • Oct 23 Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler, sailor, dies at 68
  • Oct 24 Arthur Axmann, German Nazi leader, head of the Hitler Youth in (1940-45), dies at 83
  • Oct 24 Bruce Matthews, newspaper executive, dies at 71
  • Oct 24 Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, British politician and diplomat, dies at 96
  • Oct 24 Roderick Barclay, diplomat, dies at 87
  • Oct 24 Sid Pye, drummer, dies at 55
  • Oct 24 Eugene Polyakov, Russian balletmaster (Paris Opera Ballet), dies at 53
  • Oct 26 Gordon Scarrott, engineer, dies at 80
  • Oct 26 Hans Kosterlitz, German-British biochemist (endorphins), dies at 93
  • Oct 26 Sylvia Mary Paget Chancellor, philanthropist, dies at 95
  • Oct 27 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84
  • Oct 27 James Aubrey Turner, scientist, dies at 57
  • Oct 27 John Gregory, English ballet dancer, dies at 82
  • Oct 28 Jack Tinker, British drama critic, dies at 58
  • Oct 28 Morey Amsterdam, American comedian and actor (The Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 87
  • Oct 28 William Downie Forrest, journalist, dies at 94
  • Oct 29 Patricia Ticia Anne Ingrams, broadcaster, dies at 50
  • Oct 29 Patrick Johnson, physicist, dies at 92
  • Oct 29 J. Edward Day, 55th U.S. Postmaster General (1961), dies at 82
  • Oct 30 Alexander d'Arbeloff, entrepreneur, dies at 101