1967 in History

Events in History

Events 1 - 100 of 418

  • Jan 1 Day's play in the Calcutta Test v W Indies cancelled by riots
  • Jan 1 FCC requires AM-FM sister stations to be at least 50% different
  • Jan 1 St Helena adopts constitution
  • Jan 1 Tonga revises constitution
  • Jan 3 "Tonight Show" is shortened from 105 to 90 minutes
  • Jan 3 Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys is indicted for draft evasion
  • Jan 4 Donald Campbell is killed while driving a Bluebird K7, a jet-powered boat, on Coniston Water; Campbell was trying to beat his own speed record
  • Jan 6 2 homemade buses collided on a mountain road in Terpate, Philippines plunging off a cliff, killing 84, injuring 140
  • Jan 6 United States Marine Corps and ARVN troops launch "Operation Deckhouse Five" in the Mekong River delta.
  • Jan 9 Georgia legislature seats Rep Julian Bond
  • Jan 9 "More of the Monkees" 2nd album by The Monkees is released

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jan 10 Edward W. Brooke (Sen-R-Mass), takes his seat as the 1st popularly elected African American to the US Senate

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke
  • Jan 10 Lester Maddox inaugurated as Governor of Georgia
  • Jan 10 PBS (the National Educational TV) begins as a 70 station network
  • Jan 11 Romeinse Curie installs Council for Pontifical Study commission
  • Jan 12 Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with intent of future resuscitation and remains preserved at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation

  • Jan 13 Bloodless coup in Togo led by Lt. Col. Étienne Eyadéma and Kléber Dadjo
  • Jan 14 20,000 attend Human Be-In, San Francisco
  • Jan 14 Earthquake in Sicily kills 231
  • Jan 14 New York Times reports Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments

Music releaseMusic Single

Jan 14 Sonny & Cher release single "Beat Goes On"

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher
  • Jan 16 1st black government installed in Bahamas
  • Jan 16 Lucius Amerson, becomes 1st southern (Alabama) African American sheriff in 20th century
  • Jan 18 Albert DeSalvo (Boston Strangler) sentenced to life in prison
  • Jan 18 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Jan 19 Herr Karl Tausch writes shortest will "Vse Zene" (All to wife)
  • Jan 21 US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
  • Jan 21 US male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti
  • Jan 26 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • Jan 26 Chicago Blizzard strikes with a record 23 inches of snow fall causing 800 buses and 50,000 automobiles to be abandoned
  • Jan 27 A fire in the Apollo I Command Module kills astronauts Grissom, White & Chaffee during a launch rehearsal
  • Jan 27 Treaty signed banning military use of nuclear weapons in space
  • Jan 29 The Arusha Declaration written by Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere is issued, clarifying Tanzania's path towards Ujamaa (African socialism)
  • Feb 1 Severe bushfires in Tasmania destroy $11 million & take 60 lives
  • Feb 2 Bolivia adopts its constitution
  • Feb 3 Ronald Ryan, the last person to be executed in Australia, is hanged in Pentridge Prison, Melbourne
  • Feb 4 US launches Lunar Orbiter 3
  • Feb 5 Anastasio Somoza Debayle elected President of Nicaragua
  • Feb 5 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Robert Penn Warren
  • Feb 6 Cultural Revolution in Albania
  • Feb 7 A fire at a restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama kills 25 people.

  • Feb 8 Peter (Asher) & Gordon (Waller) discontinue their singing partnership
  • Feb 8 Pirate Radio UKGM (England) closes down
  • Feb 8 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Feb 10 25th Amendment (US Presidential Disability & Succession) ratified
  • Feb 12 Pirate Radio Free Harlem (NYC) begins transmitting
  • Feb 14 Latin American nuclear free zone proposal drawn up
  • Feb 15 1st anti-bootleg recording laws enacted
  • Feb 15 D66 (D'66) wins 7 seats in Dutch 2nd Chamber
  • Feb 15 Longest dream (REM sleep) on record, Bill Carskadon, Chicago (2:23)
  • Feb 16 Red Ruffing selected to Hall of Fame
  • Feb 17 Kosmos 140 (Soyuz Test) launches into Earth orbit
  • Feb 22 Barbara Garson's "MacBird" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 22 25,000 US & South Vietnamese troops launch Operation Junction City against Viet Cong. Largest US airborne assult since WWII
  • Feb 23 25th amendment (US Presidential succession) adopted
  • Feb 23 John Herbert's "Fortune & Men's Eyes" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 26 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Feb 26 Verne Gagne beats Mad Dog Vachon in St Paul, to become NWA champ
  • Feb 27 Antigua & St Christopher-Nevis become associated states of UK
  • Feb 27 Dominica gains independence from England
  • Feb 27 Rio de la Plata Treaty
  • Mar 1 Dominica & St Lucia gain independence from Britain
  • Mar 1 US House of Representatives expels Rep Adam Clayton Powell Jr (307 to 116)
  • Mar 1 Queen Elizabeth Hall in London's South Bank Centre opens
  • Mar 2 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Mar 3 Grenada gains partial independence from Britain
  • Mar 3 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Mar 4 Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Belousova & Protopopov (USSR)
  • Mar 6 Jimmy Hoffa enters Lewisburg Federal Prison
  • Mar 6 Stalin's daughter Svetlana Allilujeva asks for political asylum in US
  • Mar 7 Teamster president Jimmy Hoffa begins 8-year jail sentence for defrauding the union & jury tampering (commuted Dec 23, 1971)
  • Mar 9 Svetlana Allilueva, Stalin's daughter, defected to the West

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 12 Indonesian congress strips President Sukarno of authority and names General Suharto as acting President

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia
Suharto
1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
Sukarno
  • Mar 13 Congo sentences ex-premier Moise Tsjombe to death
  • Mar 13 Robert Anderson's "You Know I Can't Hear You ..." premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 14 JFK's body moved from temporary grave to a permanent memorial

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • Mar 15 Allied Forces Central Europe (AFCENT)-headquarter moves to Brunssum
  • Mar 15 Marshal Arturo da Costa e Silva sworn in as President of Brazil
  • Mar 16 Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) ship breaks down
  • Mar 18 Oil tanker Torrey Canyon hits a rock off Cornwall & spills oil
  • Mar 19 French Somaliland (Djibouti) votes to continue association with France
  • Mar 24 University of Michigan holds 1st "Teach-in" after bombing of North Vietnam
  • Mar 25 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Mar 25 Who & Cream make US debut at Murray the K's Easter Show
  • Mar 26 21st Tony Awards: Homecoming & Cabaret win
  • Mar 26 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Populorum progressio
  • Mar 28 UN Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam
  • Apr 1 1st British ombudsman Sir Edward Compton begins work
  • Apr 1 The United States Department of Transportation begins operation.
  • Apr 3 113 East Europeans attending World Amateur hockey championships in Vienna, ask for political asylum
  • Apr 4 Amsterdam Marines chase "Nozems" or rebellious youth out of Central Station
  • Apr 4 Dutch De Young government forms
  • Apr 5 ATS II launched but fails to reach orbit

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 6 Premier Georges Pompidou forms new French government

French President Georges Pompidou
French President
Georges Pompidou
  • Apr 7 Israeli Syrian border fights
  • Apr 7 Tom Donahue, San Francisco DJ begins new radio format - Progressive (KMPX-FM)
  • Apr 9 1st Boeing 737 (a 100 series) makes its maiden flight
  • Apr 11 Harlem (NYC) voters defy Congress & reelect Adam Clayton Powell Jr

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 11 Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead" premieres

Playwright Tom Stoppard
Playwright
Tom Stoppard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 14 General Gnassingbé Eyadéma becomes President of Togo

General and President of Togo Gnassingbé Eyadéma
General and President of Togo
Gnassingbé Eyadéma

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 1 John Digweed, English DJ
  • Jan 10 Johan Laats, Belgian judoka
  • Jan 17 Filippo Raciti, Italian police officer (d. 2007)
  • Jan 23 Belkis Ayón, Cuban printmaker (collography), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1999)
  • Jan 25 Mark Bamford, American writer/director
  • Feb 1 Meg Cabot, American author
  • Feb 1 Patle Shishupal Natthu, Indian politician
  • Feb 2 Laurent Nkunda, Congolese general
  • Feb 11 Scott Shay, American linguist
  • Feb 12 Chris McKinstry, Canadian computer scientist, born in Winnipeg, Canada (d. 2006)
  • Feb 14 Stelios Haji-Ioannou, British entrepreneur
  • Feb 14 Mark Rutte, Dutch politician, Prime Minister (2010-), born in The Hague
  • Feb 18 Harry Van Barneveld, Belgian judoka
  • Feb 23 Pam Blundell, British fashion designer
  • Feb 25 Nick Leeson, British banker (Baring bank)
  • Feb 27 Jonathan Ive, English Designer at Apple Inc. (designed the imac, ipod, iphone), born in Chingford, London
  • Mar 4 Andrew Osmond, English writer
  • Mar 6 Mihai Tudose, Romanian politician, Prime Minister (2017-), born in Brăila, Romania
  • Mar 7 Ai Yazawa, Japanese mangaka
  • Mar 10 Omer Tarin [Omer Salim Khan], Pakistani poet, scholar and activist, born in Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Mar 11 Brad Carson, American politician
  • Mar 14 Edward M Fincke, Capt USAF/astronaut, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 15 Naoko Takeuchi, Japanese artist
  • Mar 17 Barry Minkow, American religious leader and ex-convict (fraud)
  • Mar 18 Ken Edenfield, American basenall player
  • Mar 21 Adrian Chiles, British television and radio presenter
  • Mar 21 Maxim Reality, British MC (The Prodigy)
  • Mar 25 Matthew Barney, American media artist
  • Mar 27 Paul Adams, American celebrity
  • Apr 5 Gary Gait, Canadian lacrosse player
  • Apr 9 Alex Kahn, American artist
  • Apr 11 Stefan Johnstown, Norwegian speed walker (world record 20 km)
  • Apr 15 Frankie Poullain [Francis Poullain-Patterson], British bass player (The Darkness), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Apr 17 Birgitta Jonsdottir, Icelandic politician, Head of the Pirate Party, born in Reykjavík
  • Apr 19 Steven H Silver, American sci-fi editor

Person of interestWillem-Alexander

Apr 27 Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands (2013-present), born in Utrecht, Netherlands

King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander
King of the Netherlands
Willem-Alexander
  • May 7 Joe Rice, legislator in the U.S. state of Colorado
  • May 10 Scott Brison, Canadian politician
  • May 10 Jon Ronson, British journalist and author
  • May 19 Massimo Taccon, Italian painter and sculptor
  • May 20 Ramzi Yousef, Kuwaiti-born Pakistani terrorist
  • May 23 Anna Ibrisagic, Swedish politician
  • May 25 Poppy Z. Brite [Billy Martin], American author (Lost Souls, Drawing Blood), born in Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • May 26 Phil Doyle, Australian writer
  • Jun 1 Roger Sanchez, American disc jockey
  • Jun 3 Anderson Cooper, American reporter
  • Jun 14 Kelly Nash, American radio personality
  • Jun 18 Pasquale Bruno, Italian American entrepreneur
  • Jun 19 Bjørn Dæhlie, Norwegian skier
  • Jun 21 Pierre Omidyar, Iranian-American billionaire
  • Jun 23 Helen Geake, British archaeologist
  • Jul 5 Silvia Ziche, Italian comics artist
  • Jul 7 Jason R Rich, writer (Celebrity Teen Talk), born in Irvington, New York
  • Jul 9 Gunnar Axén, Swedish politician
  • Jul 13 Benny Benassi, Italian disc jockey
  • Jul 13 Dean Barnett, American Conservative blogger
  • Jul 14 Patrick J. Kennedy, politician
  • Jul 22 Lauren Booth, British journalist
  • Jul 25 Tommy Skjerven, Norwegian football referee, born in Kaupanger, Norway
  • Jul 26 Tim Schafer, American computer game designer, born in Sonoma, California

Person of interestReid Hoffman

Aug 5 Reid Hoffman, American entrepreneur (co-founder of LinkedIn), born in Stanford, California

Co-founder of LinkedIn Reid Hoffman
Co-founder of LinkedIn
Reid Hoffman
  • Aug 6 Archbishop Alexy (Bondarenko), Ukrainian-born theologian
  • Aug 8 Lee Unkrich, American director and film editor
  • Aug 13 Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer
  • Aug 16 Pamela Smart, American convicted murderess
  • Aug 18 Julie Kristen Smith, Nuhremburg Germany, choreographer (Showgirls)
  • Aug 18 Brian Michael Bendis, American comic book writer

Person of interestSatya Nadella

Aug 19 Satya Nadella, Indian-American businessman (CEO of Microsoft), born in Hyderabad

CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella
CEO of Microsoft
Satya Nadella
  • Aug 23 Nancy Cox, American news anchor, Miss Kentucky (1991), born in Campbellsville, Kentucky
  • Aug 28 Frederick Kesner, Philippine-born Australian poet, born in España, Manila
  • Sep 1 David Whissell, Quebec politician
  • Sep 8 James Packer, Australian businessman, son of Kerry Packer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Sep 11 Maria Bartiromo, American financial broadcast journalist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 16 Hiroya Oku, Japanese Manga-ka
  • Oct 3 Rob Liefeld, American comic book writer and artist
  • Oct 3 Walter Polovchak, Ukrainian-American asylum seeker, born in Ukraine
  • Oct 3 Denis Villeneuve, French Canadian director (Arrival), born in Bécancour, Canada
  • Oct 6 Svend Karlsen, Norwegian strongman
  • Oct 10 Jonathan Littell, French-American writer (The Kindly Ones), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 11 Peter Thiel, German-American entrepreneur, co-founder of PayPal, born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Oct 13 Javier Sotomayor, Cuban jumper (world record 1989, Olympic gold 1992), born in Limonar, Matanzas, Cuba
  • Oct 19 Amy Carter, US President Jimmy Carter's daughter and peace activist
  • Oct 28 Sophie, Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein
  • Oct 29 Beth Chapman, Star of Dog the Bounty Hunter
  • Nov 1 Carla van de Puttelaar, Dutch photographer
  • Nov 2 Scott Walker, US politician (Governor of Wisconsin 2011-), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Nov 16 Craig Arnold, American poet
  • Nov 17 Ronnie Devoe, vocals (New Edition, Bell Div Devoe-Candy Girl), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 21 Toshihiko Koga, Japanese Judoka
  • Nov 27 Shawn Watson, American librarian
  • Dec 5 Konstantin-Assen, Prince of Vidin, titular Bulgarian royal family
  • Dec 7 Vaclav Chalupa, Czechoslovakia, rower (Henley Royal Regatta 1989)
  • Dec 14 Ewa Białołęcka, Polish writer
  • Dec 19 Criss Angel [Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos], American magician and illusionist (Criss Angel Mindfreak), born in Hempstead, New York
  • Dec 21 Mikhail Saakashvili, Soviet-born President of Georgia
  • Dec 23 Tim Fountain, British playwright
  • Dec 28 Chris Ware, US cartoonist, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Dec 29 Ashleigh Banfield, Canadian journalist

Weddings in History

  • Jan 10 Dutch Princess Margret marries Pieter van Vollenhoven

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 17 Novelist Alice Walker (23) weds civil rights lawyer Melvyn Leventhal in New York City

Novelist Alice Walker
Novelist
Alice Walker

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 28 Media proprietor Rupert Murdoch (36) weds journalist Anna Torv (22)

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch
Media Mogul
Rupert Murdoch

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 10 Margrethe II of Denmark (27) weds Prince Henrik of Denmark (32) at the Naval Church of Copenhagen in Denmark

Queen of Denmark Margrethe II
Queen of Denmark
Margrethe II

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 4 Writer Jorge Luis Borges (67) weds old friend Elsa Astete Millán

  • Dec 9 Lyndon B. Johnson's daughter Lynda marries in the White House

Deaths in History

Deaths 1 - 100 of 143


Person of interestJack Ruby

Jan 3 Jack Ruby, American assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies of pulmonary embolism at 55

Killer of Lee Harvey Oswald Jack Ruby
Killer of Lee Harvey Oswald
Jack Ruby
  • Jan 4 Donald Campbell, English boat and land racer (set world land and water records in 1964), dies attempting a new water speed record at 45
  • Jan 6 Arnhem "Tata" Joseph Weiss, "the Zigeunerbaron," buried
  • Jan 7 David Goodis, American writer (b. 1917)
  • Jan 12 Holland Smith, American General in the U.S. Marine Corps, dies at 84
  • Jan 15 David Burliuk, Ukrainian artist (b. 1882)
  • Jan 16 Dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Sage of Kai-Roi), dies at 72
  • Jan 16 Robert J Van De Graaff, US nuclear physicist, dies at 65
  • Jan 18 Simon FHJ Berkelbach van der Sprenkel, vicar/theologist, dies at 84
  • Jan 22 Robert Henriques, English writer (b. 1905)
  • Jan 24 Howard Charles Shaiffer, entertainer, dies at 49
  • Jan 27 Alphonse Juin, French marshal, dies at 78
  • Jan 27 Edward Higgins White II, Lt Col USAF/astronaut (Gemini 4), dies at 36
  • Jan 27 Roger B Chaffee, astronaut, dies at 31 in Apollo I fire
  • Jan 27 Virgil I (Gus) Grissom, astronaut, dies at 40 in Apollo I fire
  • Jan 27 Virgil Grissom, U.S. Air Force test pilot and NASA astronaut (Mercury-Redstone 4, Gemini 3, Apollo 1), dies at 40
  • Jan 31 Otto Dibelius, German theologian/bishop, dies at 86
  • Feb 4 Albert Orsborn, 6th General of The Salvation Army, dies at 80
  • Feb 5 Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Jokaste against God), dies at 87
  • Feb 5 Leon Leonwood Bean, American department store founder (b. 1872)
  • Feb 7 Henry Morgenthau, US minster of Finance (devaluate dollar), dies at 74
  • Feb 15 William C Bullitt, 1st US ambassador in USSR, dies at 76
  • Feb 15 J. Frank Duryea, American inventor (Duryea Motor Wagon Company, first auto built in the US), dies at 97
  • Feb 16 Smiley Burnette, cowboy (Charlie-Petticoat Junction), dies at 55

Person of interestRobert Oppenheimer

Feb 18 Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist known as the father of the atomic bomb (Manhattan Project), dies of throat cancer at 62

Physicist and Father of the Atomic Bomb Robert Oppenheimer
Physicist and Father of the Atomic Bomb
Robert Oppenheimer
  • Feb 19 Wilmer King, 1st casuality on Tappan Zee Bridge NY, dies
  • Feb 21 Charles Beaumont, American writer (b. 1929)
  • Feb 22 Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP), dies at 53
  • Feb 28 Henry Luce, American publisher (b. 1898)
  • Feb 28 Henry Luce, American magazine publisher (Time, Fortune, Life), dies at 68
  • Mar 2 José Martínez Ruiz, Spanish poet and writer (b. 1873)
  • Mar 4 Vladan Desnica, Croatian and Serbian writer (b. 1905)
  • Mar 4 Michel Plancherel, Swiss mathematician (b. 1885)

Person of interestMohammad Mosaddegh

Mar 5 Mohammad Mosaddegh, Prime Minister of Iran (1951-53) who was overthrown in a coup d'état aided by the CIA and the British SIS, dies at 84

Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh
Prime Minister of Iran
Mohammad Mosaddegh
  • Mar 5 Georges Vanier, French-Canadian soldier and 19th Governor General of Canada, dies at 78
  • Mar 7 Alice B. Toklas, American companion to Gertrude Stein (b. 1877)
  • Mar 17 Frank Wisbar, director (Fireside Theater), dies at 67
  • Mar 20 A J F Moody, 1st US Army General to die in Vietnam
  • Mar 27 Gerardus H de Vet, the Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67), dies at 49
  • Mar 27 Jim Thompson, American designer (disappeared) (b. 1906)
  • Mar 30 Jean Toomer, American writer (b. 1894)
  • Apr 5 Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1890)
  • Apr 11 Donald Sangster, Jamaican prime-minister (b. 1911)
  • Apr 13 Luis Somoza Debayle, President of Nicaragua (1956-63), dies at 44
  • Apr 16 Jean Alexandre Barré, French neurologist who helped identify the Guillain-Barré-Strohl syndrome, dies at 86

Person of interestKonrad Adenauer

Apr 19 Konrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer
  • Apr 21 Andre L Danjon, French astronomer, dies at 77
  • Apr 24 Vladimir M Komarov, cosmonaut (Voshkod I), dies in Soyuz 1 at 40
  • May 6 Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (b. 1885)
  • May 9 Elmar Berkovich, Hungarian-Dutch industrial designer (Eindhoven theater), dies at 69
  • May 12 John Masefield, British writer and poet (Salt-Water Ballads), Poet Laureate (1930-67), dies at 88
  • May 15 Edward Hopper, US painter (House by Railroad), dies at 84
  • May 23 Sanne Sannes, photographer, dies at 30
  • May 26 Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60
  • May 27 Ernst Niekisch, German politician (b. 1889)
  • Jun 2 Benno Ohnesorg, German student (b. 1940)
  • Jun 3 Arthur Mitchell Ransome, critic/children's book author, dies
  • Jun 3 Arthur W Tedder of Glenguin, British air marshal (WWII), dies at 76
  • Jun 3 Gertrude "Mickey" MacFadden, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 67
  • Jun 6 Edward G Givens Jr, Major USAF/astronaut, dies in an car crash at 47

Person of interestDorothy Parker

Jun 7 Dorothy Parker, American writer (Enough Rope), dies at 73

Short Story Writer Dorothy Parker
Short Story Writer
Dorothy Parker
  • Jun 7 Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)
  • Jun 29 Oskar Maria Graf, German writer, dies at 72
  • Jul 8 Fatima Jinnah, Pakistani Mother of the Nation, dies at 73

Person of interestEugen Fischer

Jul 9 Eugen Fischer, Nazi physician, dies at 93

Nazi Physician Eugen Fischer
Nazi Physician
Eugen Fischer
  • Jul 11 Guy Favreau, French Canadian lawyer, politician and judge (b. 1917)
  • Jul 13 Cornelis A Eman, chairman (State of Aruba Peoples Party), dies at 51
  • Jul 14 Tudor Arghezi, Romanian writer (b. 1880)
  • Jul 18 Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Brazilian military leader and 26th President of Brazil (1964-67), dies at 66
  • Jul 21 Albert J Luthuli, president South Africa (ANC), dies
  • Jul 21 Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet (English paint box), dies at 80
  • Jul 22 Carl Sandburg, poet (Abraham Lincoln: Prairie Years), dies at 89
  • Jul 24 Little Billy Rhodes, dies of stroke at 72
  • Jul 25 W Gombrowicz, writer, dies at 62
  • Jul 28 Karl W. Richter, Lieutenant, USAF, American aviator (b. 1942)
  • Jul 31 Richard Kuhn, German chemist, dies
  • Jul 31 Margaret Kennedy, English novelist (The Constant Nymph), dies at 71
  • Aug 2 Claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press), dies at 77
  • Aug 15 René Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 68
  • Aug 19 Carl Wilhelm de Vries, Dutch jurist, dies at 84
  • Aug 19 Isaac Deutscher, Polish-English historian (Stalin/Trotsky biography), dies at 60
  • Aug 19 Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born American inventor and sci-fi writer (1960 Hugo), dies at 83
  • Aug 22 Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American endocrinologist (b. 1903)

Person of interestHenry J. Kaiser

Aug 24 Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85

Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser
Industrialist
Henry J. Kaiser
  • Aug 25 George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated
  • Aug 25 Stanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1883)
  • Aug 27 Henri-Georges Adam, French painter/cartoonist/sculptor, dies at 63
  • Aug 28 Charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies
  • Aug 31 Ilja G Ehrenburg, Russian poet/writer (9th wave), dies at 76
  • Sep 1 Ilja Ehrenburg, writer, dies at 76
  • Sep 1 Siegfried Sassoon, English poet and writer (Counterattack), dies at 80
  • Sep 1 Ilse Koch, Nazi war criminal (commonly known as "The Bitch of Buchenwald") hangs herself in prison at 60
  • Sep 3 David Cohen, historian and chairman of the Jewish Council, dies at 84
  • Sep 11 Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (b. 1904)
  • Sep 13 Russell L Rogers, USAF/astronaut (X-20), dies in explosion at 38
  • Sep 14 Mohammed Abdul Hakim Amer, Egyptian vice-PM, commits suicide at 47
  • Sep 18 John Cockcroft, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
  • Sep 19 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter (b. 1884)
  • Sep 19 Monica Proietti, Canadian criminal (b. 1940)
  • Sep 24 Robert H van Gulik, diplomat/writer (Judge Tie), dies