On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 2004

  • Sep 1 Kenneth Keith, Lord Keith of Castleacre, English banker, dies at 88
  • Sep 1 Ahmed Kuftaro, Grand Mufti of Syria (b. 1915)
  • Sep 2 Joan Oró, Catalan scientist (b. 1923)
  • Sep 2 Eleni Zafeiriou, Greek actress (b. 1916)
  • Sep 3 Billy Davis, American music producer and songwriter (I'd Like To Buy The World A Coke), dies at 72
  • Sep 4 Alphonso Ford, American basketball player, dies at 32
  • Sep 4 Moe Norman, Canadian golfer (Canadian Golf Hall of Fame), dies from congestive heart failure at 75
  • Sep 4 James O. Page, American paramedic (b. 1936)
  • Sep 7 Bob Boyd, American baseball first baseman (National Baseball Congress Hall of Fame), dies at 84
  • Sep 8 Frank Thomas, American animator, dies at 92
  • Sep 9 Ernie Ball, American entrepreneur and musician who pioneered the development of guitar-related products, dies at 74
  • Sep 9 Caitlin Clarke, American actress (Dragonslayer), dies at 52
  • Sep 10 Brock Adams, American politician (b. 1927)
  • Sep 11 Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria, Greek Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa, dies at 55
  • Sep 11 Fred Ebb, American lyricist (b. 1933)
  • Sep 11 David Mann, U.S. artist (b. 1939)

  • Sep 12 Kenny Buttrey, American influential drummer, dies at 59
  • Sep 12 John Buller, British composer, dies at 77
  • Sep 13 Luis E. Miramontes, Mexican chemist, co-inventor of the combined oral contraceptive pill (b. 1925)

Person of interestJohnny Ramone

Sep 15 Johnny Ramone, American lead guitarist of the punk rock band The Ramones, dies of prostate cancer at 55

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
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Johnny Ramone
  • Sep 15 Walter Stewart, Canadian writer and journalist, dies at 73
  • Sep 16 Izora Rhodes Armstead, American singer (The Weather Girls), dies at 62
  • Sep 18 Norman Cantor, Canadian historian (b. 1929)
  • Sep 18 Russ Meyer, American film director (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), dies at 82
  • Sep 18 Marvin Mitchelson, American celebrity attorney, dies at 76
  • Sep 19 Eddie Adams, American photographer (photograph of execution of a Viet Cong soldier, Pulitzer Prize 1969), dies at 71
  • Sep 19 Árpád Bogsch, Hungarian-born American civil servant (b. 1919)
  • Sep 19 Skeeter Davis, American singer (b. 1931)
  • Sep 19 Ellis Marsalis, Sr., American businessman, musician, and activist
  • Sep 20 Townsend Hoopes, American politician (b. 1922)
  • Sep 20 Brian Clough, English footballer and football manager, dies of cancer at 69
  • Sep 21 Barry Noble Wakeman, American naturalist and educator (b. 1939)
  • Sep 21 Bob Mason, British actor (b. 1952)
  • Sep 22 Big Boss Man [Ray Washington Traylor Jr.], American professional wrestler, dies at 41
  • Sep 23 André Hazes, Dutch barkeeper and singer (We Love Orange), dies at 53
  • Sep 23 Billy Reay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, dies at 86

  • Sep 23 Tabish Dehlvi, Pakistani poet, dies at 90
  • Sep 24 Françoise Sagan [Quoirez], French novelist (Bonjour Trieste), dies at 69
  • Sep 24 Marvin Davis, CEO (Davis Oil Company), dies at 79
  • Sep 24 Joep Straesser, Dutch composer (Blossom songs, Ramasasiri), dies at 70
  • Sep 26 Marianna Komlos, professional wrestling valet (b. 1969)
  • Sep 27 John E. Mack, American psychiatrist and author (b. 1929)
  • Sep 27 Louis Satterfield [also known as Lui-Lui, Ealee, and Sat], American trombone player (The Pharaohs, Earth, Wind & Fire, Phenix Horns), dies at 67
  • Sep 28 Geoffrey Beene, American fashion designer (8 Coty Awards), dies at 77
  • Sep 28 Scott Muni, American disc jockey (b. 1930)
  • Sep 28 Victor Rosow, Russian dramatist, dies at 91
  • Sep 28 Christl Cranz, German alpine skier (combined gold Winter Olympics 1936), dies at 90
  • Sep 29 Richard Sainct, French motorcycle rally rider, dies in a crash at 44
  • Sep 30 Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor (b. 1936)
  • Sep 30 Michael Relph, British film producer and director (b. 1915)
  • Sep 30 Mildred McDaniel, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1956), dies at 70