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1996 in History (Part 4)

Events in History


Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


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Deaths in History

Deaths 301 - 400 of 738

  • May 22 Rex Collings, writer/publisher, dies at 70
  • May 23 Kronid Arkadyevich Lyubarsky, human rights activist, dies at 61
  • May 23 Rob Hall, New Zealand high altitude climber, dies of exposure on Mount Everest at 35
  • May 23 Scott Fischer, American high altitude climber, dies of exposure on Mount Everest at 40
  • May 24 Alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83
  • May 24 Harry Campion, statistician, dies at 91
  • May 24 Jack McCarthy, kiddie show host (Popeye), dies of cancer at 81
  • May 24 Joseph Mitchell, American writer (Joe Gould's Secret), dies at 87
  • May 25 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general of British Independent Television Authority, dies at 83
  • May 25 David W Howe, test pilot, dies at 77
  • May 25 John Morrison, 1st Baron Margadale, British politician and landowner, last non-royal to be raised to the peerage in UK and landowner, dies at 89
  • May 25 Laurence Marks, journalist, dies at 67
  • May 25 Renzo de Felice, Italian historian of Fascism, dies at 67
  • May 26 Halka Grossman, Israeli resistance fighter and politician, dies at 76
  • May 27 Jack Massey, groundsman, dies at 85
  • May 28 Buck Bundy, TV dog (Married with Children), dies at 13
  • May 28 John "Jack" Layden, local politician, dies at 70
  • May 28 Sidney Greenbaum, grammarian, dies at 66
  • May 30 John Cameron, Scottish judge, dies at 96
  • May 30 Leon-Etienne Duval, French prelate and cardinal of the Catholic Church in Algeria, dies at 92
  • May 31 Paul Peter Piech, artist, dies at 76
  • May 31 Peter Gordon Dorrell, archaeologist/photographer, dies at 68
  • May 31 Timothy Leary, American psychologist & advocate for psychedelic drug use, dies of cancer at 75
  • Jun 1 Sanjiva Reddy, Indian politician, sixth President of India (1977-82), dies at 83
  • Jun 1 Fernand Schokweiler, judge, dies at 60
  • Jun 1 Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon, dies at 85
  • Jun 1 Stephen Jones, English art historian, dies of cancer at 41
  • Jun 2 Leon Garield, writer, dies at 74
  • Jun 2 Peter Bird, ocean rower, dies at 49
  • Jun 2 Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (b. 1937)
  • Jun 3 Len Creed, bookmaker, dies at 79
  • Jun 3 Tito Okello, Ugandan general, dies at 81
  • Jun 4 Tito Okello, president of Uganda (1985-86), dies
  • Jun 4 Kudirat Abiola, wife of Moshood Abiola, is assassinated
  • Jun 5 Baldev Singh Chahal, campaigner, dies at 59
  • Jun 6 George Snell, genetecist, dies at 92
  • Jun 6 Jean Sinclair, South African campaigner, founder member and first president of the Black Sash in 1955, dies at 88
  • Jun 7 José María Valverde, Spanish philosopher, poet and translator (La espera, Historia de la literatura universal), dies at 70
  • Jun 7 Noel Walton Bott, engineer, dies at 88
  • Jun 7 Percy Edwards, English entertainer (known for his animal impressions), dies at 88
  • Jun 7 [Francis] Max Factor, American CEO of Max Factor Cosmetics, dies at 91
  • Jun 8 Phyllis Stedman, politician, dies at 79
  • Jun 9 Edward Morris Bernstein, economist, dies at 91
  • Jun 9 Robert Kidd, marine geoscientist, dies at 48
  • Jun 9 Bert Schierbeek, Dutch writer and poet (Cross Roads), dies at 77
  • Jun 10 Hugh Burnton Mitchell, US senator, dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Austrian painter, dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Norman Lambert, British restaurateur, dies at 63 (b. 1933)
  • Jun 10 Uno Chiyo, Japanese writer (Confessions of Love), dies at 98
  • Jun 11 Kevin Meadows, gay rights activist, dies at 21
  • Jun 12 MacKenzie John, pipe major, dies at 83
  • Jun 13 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist, dies at 60
  • Jun 14 Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor, dies at 91
  • Jun 15 Jean Gimpel, French author and medievalist, dies at 77
  • Jun 16 David Mourao-Ferreira, poet/politician, dies at 69
  • Jun 17 Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (paradigm shift), dies at 73
  • Jun 19 G. David Schine, American businessman, dies at 70
  • Jun 19 Harold William Woolhouse, British botanist, dies at 63
  • Jun 19 Henry Ralph Carr, soldier, dies at 82
  • Jun 20 Irving Krick, meteorologist, dies at 89
  • Jun 20 Michel Lebrun, crime writer, dies at 65
  • Jun 20 Walter Guevara Arze, provisional president of Bolivia (1979), dies
  • Jun 22 Leo Nichols, businessman, honorary consul and longtime friend of Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, dies at 65
  • Jun 22 Tertius Metcalf, businessman, dies at 63
  • Jun 22 Terrel Bell, American politician (2nd United States Secretary of Education 1981-84), dies at 74
  • Jun 23 Andreas Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece (1981-89, 1993-96), dies at 76
  • Jun 23 Angelo John Novarese, record company founder, dies at 72
  • Jun 23 Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge, dies at 98
  • Jun 23 William Walsh, academic, dies at 80
  • Jun 25 Nicholas John, dramaturge, dies at 43
  • Jun 25 Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93
  • Jun 25 Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914)
  • Jun 26 Veronica Guerin, Irish crime journalist, murdered by drug lords at 36
  • Jun 27 Roy James Alfred Kaulback, soldier, dies at 85
  • Jun 28 George Ghita Ionescu, academic, dies at 83
  • Jun 28 Michael Wishart, British figurative painter, dies at 68
  • Jun 28 Piers Gray, critic/writer, dies at 49
  • Jun 28 Ronald George Woodman, pilot, dies at 82
  • Jun 29 Alexander George Ogston, biochemist, dies at 85
  • Jun 30 Hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet, dies at 76
  • Jun 30 Michael Parkin, journalist, dies at 74
  • Jun 30 Norman Aldridge, biochemical toxicologist, dies at 76
  • Jul 1 Michael Fraser, British Conservative Party political administrator, dies at 80
  • Jul 1 William T. Cahill, American politician, 46th Governor of New Jersey (1970-74), dies at 84
  • Jul 2 Hugh Davson, physiologist/writer, dies at 86
  • Jul 4 Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr, dies at 58
  • Jul 5 Anne Schumacher Hummert, radio pioneer, dies at 91
  • Jul 5 Clyde Wiegand, physicist, dies at 81
  • Jul 5 Lorna Young, Scottish promoter of Fairtrade products, dies at 44
  • Jul 5 Erik Wickberg, 9th Salvation Army general, dies at 91
  • Jul 7 Albrecht Luitpold Ferdinand Michael, duke of Bavaria, dies at 91
  • Jul 8 Amschel Rothschild, British banker (executive chairman of Rothschild Asset Management of the Rothschild banking family of England), dies at 41
  • Jul 8 Ernest Armstrong, British politician (L) and teacher, dies at 81
  • Jul 8 Thomas Mitchell, architect and engineer, dies at 90
  • Jul 9 Douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician, dies at 76
  • Jul 9 Melvin Belli, American lawyer known as "The King of Torts" and "Melvin Bellicose", dies at 88
  • Jul 9 Peter Martini, British journalist, dies at 31
  • Jul 9 Susan Cowdy, British ornithologist, dies at 81
  • Jul 10 Eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman, dies at 79
  • Jul 11 Martin Corbett, English gay rights activist (Gay Liberation Front, OutRage!), dies of AIDS at 51